County Sheriff

— Someone in a white Ford pickup gave Lt. Allan D. Young a wallet found in the middle of the road in front of the post office in Lisbon. It appeared the wallet had been run over by a vehicle. The license showed it belonged to a Holly M. Grishkevich, 40, Sixth Street, Wellsville, who was notified through her mother to pick up her wallet.


— Joshua P. Robb was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop in the Smith Oil parking lot at 11:17 p.m. Tuesday.

— A vehicle being driven by Michael E. Salmons of Canton was stopped in traffic on West Lincoln Way at 7:48 a.m. Tuesday when it was struck in the rear by a vehicle operated by Jacob F. Stratton, of Negley.

— Sherry Pierson, West Lincoln Way, reported coming home on Feb. 28 to find her home broken into. A front window was discovered open and section of blinds was broken. Cash was missing, along with her grandson’s wallet. The shed was also broken into, and missing from there were clothes, Christmas lights and ornaments, a garden statue and cigarette roller machine.

— Police were twice called to a domestic dispute at a home on East Washington Street after midnight Wednesday, with the second visit resulting in charges being filed against the couple. The first call occurred at 12:08 a.m., when Zach Rudder accused Alison Grimes of calling someone to have him killed, which she denied. The parties were told to stay away from each other for the rest of the night, but police were called back a second time, with Rudder saying Grimes punched him the mouth. Grimes said she slapped him, but Rudder’s mouth was bleeding. Grimes, 20, was charged with domestic violence, while Rudder, 21, was charged with possessing drug abuse instruments after he was found with a syringe on him.

East Liverpool

— An officer accompanied the planning director to the home of Jessica Bourne, Haywood Street, on Wednesday because of a complaint that she has numerous ducks and chickens running loose through the neighborhood and defecating everywhere. Six ducks and eight checks were observed running loose, and the planning director said she has warned Bourne before.

— Megan R. Beagle, Ogden Street, called Monday about a breaking and entering involving someone she knows.

St. Clair Township

— John Bowers, Pugh Road, filed a fraud report on Tuesday.

— Scott D. Shreve was cited for driving without a license and expired licenses following a traffic stop in the Marathon parking lot in Glenmoor at 10:34 a.m. Tuesday.

— Police were called to a domestic dispute at 48886 Bloomfield Road at 7:13 p.m. Tuesday, with the couple stating it was an argument only. The male stated he planned to leave for the night.


— A dog was reported running loose in the area of East Washington Street on Tuesday after it jumped inside the neighbor’s brand new car causing mud damage. Police went to a Lincoln Street address and cited Travis Neely for dog at large. He called the police department later and agreed to have the interior of the neighbor’s car detailed.

— While at the intersection of Church Street and East Main Street Monday police saw David Reeger driving eastbound on East Main Street and turn left onto Church Street. Reeger is known by police to have an invalid license, but would not stop for police. A warrant is being issued.

— On Monday in the area of Haiti and Hazel Run Roads police saw a silver Nissan SUV pass the police cruiser at the intersection traveling 60 mph in the 35 mph zone. Jeromy Echols was stopped and cited with driving under suspension.

— A domestic dispute was reported at a West Main Street home on Tuesday. One of the residents had allowed two homeless people to move into the house several months ago, but now the family wants the couple to move out. The couple does not want to move, but has been given a two-month notice. They were urged to work it out and the couple agreed to move out in six weeks. They were upset because there was no running water at the home.


— Police assisted a Perry Township officer on a traffic stop at 12:58 a.m. Wednesday on South Lincoln Avenue near Snyder Road. An officer stood by while the township officer conducted a consent search of the vehicle and recovered marijuana paraphernalia and issued citations to the driver.

— A caller at 12:15 a.m. Wednesday reported suspicious activity after hours at a business in the 100 block of North Broadway Avenue. The caller said the lights were on and people were getting tools out of a vehicle. Police observed that people were working on the building.

— James Lippiatt Jr., 30, of Washington Avenue, was taken into custody at 9:32 p.m. Tuesday on an active warrant out of Columbiana County for failure to appear after he was found hiding under a bed inside a residence in the 200 block of West Pershing Street. He was turned over to a sheriff’s deputy and taken to the county jail.

— Police responded at 8:18 p.m. Tuesday to the 800 block of East Third Street for a male making comments about harming himself. The male became aggressive towards police and would not cooperate, saying he had made comments and had been drinking that evening due to emotions. Police were able to talk him into being transported to Salem Regional Medical Center to talk with someone, with KLG doing the transport.

— While conducting an investigation near the 200 block of West Pershing Street at 8:03 p.m. Tuesday, police located a suspicious male that committed a traffic offense. K-9 Simon indicated to the presence of a narcotic odor and contraband was removed. The driver was given a warning for the traffic violation. An investigation is pending.

— Officers responded at 7:59 p.m. Tuesday to the 200 block of West Pershing Street for a report of criminal trespass, located the person in question and advised them that the homeowner did not want the person at the residence.

— Kayla Amelung, 23, of Lexington Avenue, was cited for a turn signal violation, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop in the 200 block of West Fifth Street at 7:35 p.m. Tuesday. K-9 Simon indicated to the odor of narcotics and during a search, drug paraphernalia was located in the vehicle and marijuana was located on the driver.

— Officers were called with fire department first responders and EMT ambulance to the 1400 block of Franklin to Salt Life Church for a medical emergency.

— Police were called at 3:47 p.m. Tuesday to the 600 block of Cherry Street where a motorist could not get past a vehicle so he blew the horn for 10 minutes, then had officers called to the scene. Officers found a female getting out of the vehicle in question, as she was in the process of moving. The vehicle was moved.

— Destiny Benedict, 21, of East State Street, was cited for a red light violation after her westbound vehicle on West State Street failed to stop for the red light at Howard Avenue at 1:05 p.m. Tuesday and traveled through the intersection, getting struck by a southbound vehicle entering the intersection from North Howard driven by Audrey Jensen, 85, of Jones Drive. Both drivers reported possible injuries, but only a passenger in the Benedict vehicle, Ashyia Sheppard, 20, of East Pershing Street, was transported by KLG ambulance to Salem Regional Medical Center. The fire department responded and had to use extrication tools to open a door. The driver of one vehicle signed a refusal of care and the other driver had been released from the scene.

— Police responded at 11:56 a.m. Tuesday to the 400 block of Sharp Avenue regarding an incident in the 800 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, where a woman said a coworker grabbed her arm while at work over the weekend and that coworker was let go shortly after the incident. Now family members of the former coworker are harassing her. She wanted a report on file.

— Police attempted to check the well-being of a female on Cleveland Street after a friend concerned about not being able to reach her for an extended time called police at 11:04 a.m. Tuesday. Officers weren’t able to reach her at home, but learned the female had called off work a half hour prior to the call.

— Police investigated an open line 911 call at 10:28 a.m. Tuesday in the 300 block of West Pershing Street where the homeowner said he gave his daughter a cell phone that was not activated. Officers explained to him that an unactivated cell phone can still call 911. The homeowner apologized.

— An anonymous person dropped off a debit card at 10:04 a.m. Tuesday that was found in the city. It was placed in the lost and found.

— Police were called at 9:26 a.m. Tuesday to the 200 block of West Fifth Street to check the well-being of an animal. An officer discovered the animal in question was just potting material, not an animal.


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