County Sheriff

— A deputy was called to a Rainbow Lance Circle home in Knox Township at 10:27 p.m. Thursday for a report of domestic violence between a mother and a daughter. The daughter reported her mother has dementia. The woman was taken to the Alliance Hospital for evaluation.

— Florence Grate, Butler Grant Road, Butler Township, reported at 10:19 p.m. Thursday there was loud banging outside her home. A deputy checked the area.

— A deputy assisted New Waterford EMS with a lift assist at a home on Kelly Park Road in Fairfield Township at 1:02 a.m. Saturday. New Waterford EMS transported the patient to the Salem hospital.

— A deputy was called to a Lincoln home in Salineville at 1:50 a.m. Saturday for a noise complaint. Nothing was found.

Highway Patrol

— Michael Bradley Lester, 34, Columbiana, was northbound on state Route 11 in Fairfield Township at 11:57 p.m. Wednesday and hit a deer that was just hit by another vehicle.

— Janine K. Coburn, 56, Alliance, was eastbound on U.S. 62 in Knox Township at 2:52 a.m. Wednesday and went off the right side into a ditch and a post. She was cited for failure to control.

— Kristen M. McIntosh, 36, Salineville, was westbound on state Route 39 in Washington Township at 11:31 p.m. Tuesday and hit a deer.

— Tracy L. McCreary, 47, Salem, was eastbound on state Route 344 in Salem Township at 6:35 a.m. Thursday and hit a deer.

— Michael C. Shields, 43, Rogers, was westbound on state Route 154 in Rogers at 2:05 a.m. Wednesday and hit a deer.

— Robert Morgan Johnston, 23, Leetonia, was eastbound on Metz Road in Fairfield Township at 5:30 a.m. Wednesday and went off the north side into a pole. He was cited for failure to control.

— Tina M. Moore, 44, Salineville, was westbound on state Route 39 in Washington Township at 8:19 a.m. Tuesday and was struck by Ellen Elizabeth Needham, 27, Salineville, who was eastbound and attempted to turn left into a private drive. After impact, Moore went off the right side into a fence. Needham was cited for right if way.

— Faridoon Azimy, 36, Houston, Texas, was westbound on state Route 14 in Unity Township at 10:10 a.m. Monday and went off the north side into a ditch. Azimy went off the road to avoid stopped traffic facing west on state Route 14. He was cited for failure to control.

— Simon P. Foor, 49, Alliance, and Joshua Morgen Momany, 20, Beloit, we’re eastbound on US 62 in Knox Township at 7:45 a.m. Tuesday and Foor slowed in traffic and was rear-ended by Momany. Momany was cited for assured clear distance.


— Police and first responders were called to the 400 block of Continental Drive at 5:12 p.m. Friday for an infant who fell off the couch. The infant’s father told police that her mother was watching her when she fell. The woman was not home when police arrived. The infant did not have any visible injuries but was taken to the Salem hospital as a precaution.

— David Robert Keyes IV, 20, Salineville, was cited for fictitious plates following a traffic stop on East Third Street at 6:58 p.m. Friday. The vehicle was towed.

— Police responded to the Walmart on East State Street at 7:47 p.m. Friday for a report of a possible drug overdose in the women’s restroom. Police found two women in the same restroom stall and asked them to step out. One of the women was reportedly acting hyper as if she had just taken a narcotic. During the investigation police had the woman shake her shirt and a hypodermic needle fell onto the floor. Also located on the floor was a cap with a brown rock substance inside. When asked about the substance the woman reportedly told police that it was heroin and that she had planned on shooting up in the restroom but didn’t get the chance. The woman admitted to taking heroin earlier in the day. She was taken to the Salem hospital for treatment and after release she was taken into custody by police for processing. The woman was identified as Kayla M. Brian, 27, Columbiana, and charged with possession of drug abuse instruments and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was taken to the county jail.

— A Vine Avenue man reported phone harassment at 9:11 p.m. Friday.

— Police responded to the 200 block of West Wilson at 9:59 p.m. Friday for a report of a domestic in progress. It was found that no domestic had taken place but that the woman had only yelled at the children to go to bed.

— Police responded to the 1200 block of Southeast Boulevard at 10:23 p.m. Friday for a report of a suspicious vehicle. Police spoke with the occupants who said they were visiting someone in the area. Police conducted a probable cause search of the vehicle after smelling an odor of marijuana but found nothing.

— A South Lincoln Avenue resident reported criminal damaging at 10:34 p.m. Friday. Police spoke with several children in the area but their shoe prints did not match the ones found around the vehicle that was reported damaged.

— Mark L. Hans, 68, Salem, was eastbound on state Route 14 at 11:11 p.m. Friday and was struck from behind by Brittany L. Wareham, 26, Salem, who was cited for assured clear distance. A passenger in Wareham’s vehicle, Vanessa B. May, 16, Uniontown, was taken to SRMC with minor injuries.

— The patrol reported at 2:37 a.m. Saturday multiple people were crouching behind a vehicle that was parked in the 400 block of East State Street. Police checked and found that one of the women had gotten sick and was sitting on the ground. She declined medical attention.

— Police came across a woman sitting on the ledge of a sidewalk in the area of Franklin Street at 2:50 a.m. Saturday and asked if she needed any help due to the cold weather. The woman, identified as Kayla E. Macklin, 31, Salem, appeared to be extremely intoxicated and not making much sense with her statements. Macklin was provided a courtesy ride to a home on East State Street, which she said was her boyfriend’s, but he was not home and not answering his phone and she did not have a house key. Police told Macklin to get back into the police car to be taken to her own home but she refused. Police warned her she would be charged with disorderly conduct if she refused. She then struggled with officers and was taken into custody. She was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest and taken to the county jail. She refused being taken to a hospital for a scrape on her knee as a result of the struggle.

— police were called to the 600 block of Franklin Avenue at 4:36 p.m. Friday for a report of a loose dog. It was found that the Saint Bernard had gotten out of its owner’s house while they were gone. The dog was found and returned home.

— A South Lincoln Avenue man reported at 3:27 p.m. Friday he was waiting on a phone to be delivered and it never arrived. The man said he spoke with FedEx and they said the package was delivered and signed for. The man told police he never signed for anything because it was never delivered.

— Police were caked to a home in the 1700 block of Quaker Lane at 3:22 p.m. Friday for a report of a juvenile problem. It was found that the mother and daughter were having a disagreement but nothing criminal had taken place.

— Police took a report at 2:20 p.m. from someone, name not listed, about garbage piling up on the porch of a home in the 300 block of West Eighth Street. The person also reported that animals have been eating the garbage and that numerous people are always in and out of the home. Police notified the city housing department of the garbage.

— The owner of Fernengels Tavern on South Broadway reported at 11:33 a.m. Friday several men entered the business on Thursday around 11 p.m. and assaulted another person. The owner reported they wanted to file charges on the men responsible and that damage was done inside the business. The incident is under investigation.

— Paul F. Barnett, 53, Salem, was arrested on an active warrant through the county at 9:03 a.m. Friday on West Pershing Street.


— The county sheriff’s office reported a fire near a house on Beacon Light Road at 12:39 p.m. Saturday. Lisbon firefighters responded and the Hanoverton fire department was also called to the scene.

West Point

— The county sheriff’s office reported at midnight Saturday a man in a white Dodge Ram on state Route 11 was not breathing.


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