County Sheriff

— Deputies were dispatched at 12:01 a.m. Friday to an Applegate Road home in Wayne Township for a man wanting to harm himself. The man told deputies he was fine, and a family friend agreed to stay with him for awhile.

— Responding to the Rogers Community Auction Thursday night for reports of a suspicious vehicle, deputies spoke with the occupants, who advised they had been there for the day’s sale and had permission to be on the property.

— A deputy responded at 12:24 a.m. Thursday to the area of Mountz Road in Butler Township after a resident reported a vehicle driving back and forth. He checked several roads and sat stationary for awhile and did not come in contact with the vehicle.

Highway Patrol

— While southbound on state Route 170 at 7:50 a.m. Friday, Joseph E. Klavuhn, 74, Dyke Road, Rogers failed to control his vehicle, which went off the right side, striking a guardrail, overturning onto its side. Klavuhn said he had fallen asleep. He was charged with failure to control. St. Clair Township Police Department also responded, and the vehicle was towed by Feezle’s Towing.

— Gabriella J. Ingledue, 19, Buckeye Road, Lisbon, was southbound on U.S. Route 30 in Madison Township when her vehicle struck a tree in the roadway.


— An officer responded at 5:57 a.m. Thursday to an alarm drop at Numbers Brewery, where they found a construction worker at the front door. The worker said he accidentally tripped the alarm and was unable to reset it. The officer checked the entire building and found no one else and said the worker’s truck was parked out back.

— A detective responded Wednesday morning to an accident at the Akron Children’s Hospital parking lot where Terri Kellogg, reported someone had struck her vehicle while she was inside the hospital. An employee informed her the man who hit it had left the scene. The other driver, Lorman Frye, returned a few minutes later and explained he had damaged Kellogg’s vehicle and left to get his insurance information. No citations were reported. No addresses were reported for the two vehicle owners.

— Responding to an accident on state Route 154 Wednesday near the park and ride on state Route 154, a detective reported a vehicle driven by Betty Larkins, Mingo Junction, had stopped in traffic while a semi truck was making a left turn and a vehicle driven by Steven Zawrotuk, North Lima, struck the rear of her vehicle. No injuries were citations were reported.

— An officer initiated a traffic stop Thursday night on East Washington Street for a faulty exhaust, reporting that the driver continued for more than a block before stopping. The driver, Chad L. Bickel, 43, Steubenville-Pike Road, Lisbon, was reported to have a strong odor of alcohol about him and had his 12-year-old son in the front passenger seat. He told the officer the odor was from Thera-Flu and not an alcoholic beverage and also reported he had driving privileges, which turned out to be false. A search of the vehicle reportedly turned up an open, half-full bottle of beer underneath the driver’s seat, where a blade on a knuckle grip was also found. An open container of beer was also found under a coat in the back seat as well as unopened bottles of beer. Bickel was charged with OVI, driving under suspension, faulty exhaust, open container and child endangerment, and his son was transported to the police station where he was picked up by his grandmother. Bickel was transported to the county jail. Police reported possible weapons charges are pending.

East Liverpool

— Responding to information about possible drug activity at a Wilbert Avenue apartment where children were present, officers spoke to apartment occupants Scott Martin and Amanda Allen. Allen said there was no drug activity and her children were not present, giving officers consent to come in and ensure that they weren’t. Officers reported that, upon entering, they saw loose marijuana on top of the refrigerator in plain view, with a smoking device seen in plain view downstairs, multiple pill bottles on a closet shelf where the door was open, a glass marijuana smoking device on an overturned milk crate beside a bed, another small baggy of marijuana on top of the refrigerator and a digital scale on top of a cabinet. Martin was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

— Officers responded to the Marathon gas station on Pennsylvania Avenue for reports of an intoxicated male and reported finding Eric J. White, 43, smelling strongly of alcohol, having a hard time standing and with slurred speech. He was cited for public intoxication and released to a sober driver.

— Erin Copeland, Ohio Avenue, reported finding a large television lying against a telephone pole in her front yard. It was taken to the police department in an effort to document if it had been stolen.

— Two juvenile boys were reported in a physical confrontation while in gym class at East Liverpool High School. One of the boys sustained a head injury requiring stitches. Both juveniles were given 10-day suspensions from school.

— Jenny Olmstead and Delbert Hall, Avondale Street, reported a neighbor showed up at their residence making threats, and Hall said she tore off valentine lights from the bushes out front of the home, causing him to chase her up the street. Olmstead said the woman sent her messages and was taking pictures of her.

— Angela Huff, Bank Street, reported finding the passenger side mirror of her vehicle hanging off. No other damage was reported to the vehicle.

— While backing from a parking spot in the Heights Manor parking lot, Amanda M. Ferrebee, Gardendale Street, struck a van driven by Amanda K. Teller, and owned by Blessed Transport, Chester, W.Va. Both vehicles sustained minor scuff marks on their bumpers. A passenger on the van, Kearia S. Bailey, North Shady Lane, claimed injury to her back, saying she had recently undergone back surgery. Her 8-month-old child was also on the van with her. She was transported to the hospital by ASI ambulance.

— While eastbound on Sixth Street, a vehicle driven by Ciara N. Frank, 24, Calcutta-Smith Ferry Road, was struck when Lisa K. Beadnell, 50, Harvard Avenue, pulled from the curb. No injuries or citations were reported.

New Waterford

— Donald W. Owens, 43, New Waterford, was cited for physical control and driving under suspension after officers responded to the 38000 block of West Main Street at 1:41 p.m. Feb. 8 in reference to a male individual passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle. Additional charges are pending the return of lab results.

— Officers spoke with a female individual from the 46000 block of Dogwood Circle regarding a custody dispute at 4:21 p.m. Feb. 8. The dispute was determined to be a civil matter and the woman was referred to her lawyer.

— A concerned citizen reported at 1:12 p.m. Feb. 10 seeing a lost dog in the area of state Route 46 near the village limits. An officer checked the area but was unable to find the animal.

— A female resident from the 46000 block of New England Square reported at 6:47 p.m. Feb. 11 a possible violation of a protection order. The woman provided a statement that was forwarded to the prosecutor’s office for review.

— Officers responded to the 3800 block of West Main Street at 7:17 p.m. Feb. 11 in reference to a vehicle parked on the sidewalk. The owner was told to move it.

— Officers responded to the 3900 block of West Main Street at 7:23 p.m. Feb. 11 in reference to a possible suicidal person. The person was located and taken to a hospital for evaluation.

— Officers responded to the 3800 block of West Main Street at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in reference to a parking complaint and found a vehicle parked on the sidewalk. The owner was advised to move it.


— The fire department responded Thursday night to 8110 Darner Road for a lift assist with EMT Ambulance.

— The fire department responded Friday for mutual aid with Hanoverton Fire Department for a structure fire at Lisa Lane and Park View.


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