County Sheriff

— A deputy was called to a home on Metz Road in Unity Township at 2:20 p.m. Saturday in reference to Brandon Jacobs being found in his bedroom deceased. A coroner’s investigator was called to the scene and there was not any evidence of any suspicious activity due to the patient having a diagnosed medical condition.

— A deputy was called to a Canal Street, Hanoverton, home at 11:47 p.m. Saturday for a vandalism report.

— Deputies were called to investigate a possible domestic violence incident at a Carter Road home in Unity Township at 5:51 p.m. Friday. The victim did not wish to pursue charges.

— Deputies were called to the 15000 block of state Route 45 in Madison Township at 5:10 p.m. Saturday for a possible noise complaint. The caller left the home before they arrived.

— Deputies were called to a home on Lisbon Road in Salem Township at 9:09 a.m. Saturday for a report that a man was found inside of their vehicle. Deputies spoke with the man, identified as Breontez Young, 25, who said that he had just gotten out of prison and was cold from walking all night. He was taken in custody and transported to the county jail for criminal trespass.


— Austin Piper, 20, Columbiana, was cited for driving under suspension after a traffic stop on South Elm at 12:03 a.m. Saturday.

East Palestine

— Robert Hiner, age and address not listed, was taken in custody on a county sheriff’s warrant at 8:48 a.m. Friday. He was turned over to the county sheriff.

— Police were called to a home on Leake Street at 8:26 a.m. Friday for an unknown disturbance after dispatch received a call where they could only hear yelling in the background. It turned out to be a dispute between an adult son and his father. The son left the home and no charges were filed.

— Police responded to the area of East Martin Street and Pleasant Drive at 7:27 p.m. Thursday for a vehicle that was left abandoned. The vehicle was found to be a traffic hazard and was towed.

— A West Grant Street woman reported at 3:48 p.m. Thursday her child was being assaulted at school by another child. It was agreed that the woman would speak with school officials prior to filing criminal charges.

East Liverpool

— Police were called to a home on Wilbert Avenue at 1:35 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a disturbance. Police spoke with BreAnna Reed, who said she was in a physical altercation with the father of her three children, David Cole. Reed told police that Cole came to her place and began accusing her of sleeping with another man and threatened to kill her and swung at her. Reed said she swung back at him and told him to leave but he would not and that he took a knife out of the junk drawer and placed it in his jacket pocket. Police noticed that Reed had a slight redness under her right eye that she said was from the assault. Reed also reported that she ended up leaving and went to Woodland Hills with friends and while there she blocked Cole via Facebook and messenger and that Cole began contacting her friends asking where she was and made threats to take the kids. Reed and Cole then had another confrontation while outside where she called the police and Cole made more threats to harm Reed in front of witnesses. Cole has two prior domestic violence convictions through the East Liverpool Municipal Court and he was charged with felony domestic violence.

— Police received eight 911 calls from Donald A. Reed, West Sixth Street, at 9:52 p.m. Thursday stating he was unhappy with how he was treated during an arrest involving the St. Clair Township Police Department three years ago. Reed was repeatedly told that his complaint was not a matter to be handled over the 911 phone lines but he continued to talk to the dispatcher and repeatedly call back even after his calls were terminated. Dispatch told him to call back and speak with a supervisor using a non-emergency line. His address was then forwarded to the St. Clair Township Police Department to resolve the matter.

St. Clair Township

— Carol Gallagher was cited for driving under child support suspension, fictitious plates, and expired plates following a traffic stop on Echo Dell at 6:28 p.m. March 18. The vehicle was towed.

— Police were called to a Y&O Road home at 1:10 a.m. Monday for a report of harassment.

— Jonathon L.A. Parrish, age and address not listed, was cited for driving under non-compliance suspension and his vehicle was towed from the scene following a traffic stop on state Route 170 at 1:10 p.m. March 18.

— Robert Cathell, age and address not listed, was cited for no operator’s license and his vehicle was towed from the scene following a traffic stop on state Route 170 at 9:11 p.m. March 18.

— Casey Manley, age and address not listed, was cited for no operator’s license and left of center and his vehicle was towed from the scene following a traffic stop on Y&O at 9:39 p.m. Tuesday.

— Crystal Brletich, age and address not listed, was cited for expired license and left of center following a traffic stop on Bell School Road at 7:59 p.m. Tuesday. A passenger, Charles G. Cummings, 54, address not listed, was cited for possession of marijuana less than 100 grams.

— DaviD A. Leasure, 49, Toronto, hit a deer while on Midland Fredericktown Road in St. Clair Township at 8:42 a.m. Wednesday.


— Police responded to the 1200 block of East State Street at 6:33 p.m. Saturday for a report of two suspicious men sitting in the church playground. The men told police they were waiting for their friend to get home from work and that he lived nearby.

— police responded to the 700 block of Granite Avenue at 7:31 p.m. Saturday for a report of two trucks parked illegally on the road facing the wrong direction. Police found the people were moving items into a home. The vehicles were then moved.

— police stood by at the Speedway gas station on West State Street to assist the fire department and KLG ambulance with a medical call at 7:34 p.m. Saturday.

— Someone reported anonymously at 8:53 p.m. Saturday possible child abuse in the city. The caller told police that children’s services was notified. The matter is under investigation.

— A North Lincoln Avenue woman reported at 9:10 p.m. Saturday she and her neighbor were in a verbal altercation a few weeks ago and she felt uneasy about it. Police spoke with the neighbor and he said he had no hard feelings about it. Police then told the woman to call the police department if she needed anything else.

— Dillon J. Stuller, 19, address not listed, was cited for traffic control devices at 10:28 p.m. Saturday on East State Street. The vehicle was also checked for illegal narcotics but nothing was found.

— Richard Allen Michael Lockhart, 20, Salem, was picked up on a county sheriff’s warrant at his home at 10:33 p.m. Saturday.

— Police were called to the 100 block of East Fourth Street at 11:52 p.m. Saturday for a report that two men were knocking on the door of a home but they were not known by the homeowner. Police checked the area but did not find the men.

— Police checked for a person wanted on a warrant in the 200 block of Hawley Avenue at 12:21 a.m. Sunday but the person was not home.

— Police were called to a business on East State Street did a complaint of a suspicious person at 12:28 a.m. Sunday. The person was gone when police arrived.

— Barbara S. Bates, 53, Salem, was arrested for OVI a and cited for turn sign during a traffic stop on West State Street at 2:05 a.m. Sunday.

— A woman reported at 2:30 a.m. Sunday she and her friend were in New Waterford together when she was dropped off and then allowed her friend to use her vehicle and it had not been returned. It was further discovered that a man she knows ended to taking the vehicle after her other friend has used it and she did not know where the vehicle was. Police told the woman to file a report with New Waterford police.

— A North Union Avenue man reported at 4:44 a.m. Sunday eggs were thrown at his home and his vehicle.

— Police were called to the 2300 block of Tanglewood Drive at 4:04 p.m. Saturday for a report that a home had possibly been broken into. The caller told police that nobody got inside the home and nothing was missing but that there was some damage to the exterior.

— Police received a 911 hang up call from an East Fifth Street home at 3:07 p.m. Saturday but found no one there other than some pets. The resident arrived home while police were still there and no problems were reported.

— An East Fifth Street woman reported at 1:35 p.m. Saturday her roommate came to the home to get some belongings and then began to break some of her property and attempted to rip the license plate off of her vehicle. She also reported that her roommate charges at her and struck her three times and that she did strike back in self defense. She said the roommate and her three friends with her then left.

— police issued a parking ticket to the owner of a green Chevy Camaro at 1:14 p.m. Saturday that was parked in the 20-minute loading zone on Penn Avenue for an hour and a half.

— Police responded to a private property crash in the Arby’s parking lot at 1:11 p.m. Saturday. Richard Rose, Lisbon, reported he was pulling into the parking lot and sideswiped an unoccupied vehicle owned by Hubert West, Richmond Heights, Ohio.

— Police were called to the 1000 block of East Third Street at 12:07 p.m. Saturday for a report of a man walking into the Street and yelling at vehicles.

— Smith Oil on East State Street reported at 10:36 a.m. Saturday a man in an older Chevy S-10 pumped $20.05 worth of gas and left without paying.

Perry Township

— Police were called to the area of East 11th Street at 1:14 p.m. Thursday for a report of a suspicious man walking around houses looking inside. Police checked the area but did not find anyone matching the description.

— Police responded to a report of a vehicle accident on South Lincoln Avenue and the state Route 45 bypass at 7:54 a.m. Friday. Danielle Sutton, 34, Salem, was stopped in traffic when she attempted to back up to allow another vehicle who was backing up due to a large truck attempting to turn onto South Lincoln Avenue and she failed to see a vehicle behind her and backed into it. Sutton was found at fault for improper backing. No injuries were reported.

— Police spoke with a Manor Drive resident at 2:22 p.m. Friday who said he lost his flashlight with keys a few weeks ago while walking his dog and wanted to know if anyone had turned them into the police station. Police said the items had not been turned in.

— Police responded to a report of a semi truck stuck on the state Route 45 bypass at 2:37 p.m. Friday. Police found a Swift semi stuff off the south side of the bypass in the grass. Police found that the driver yield to the right for a passing ambulance and became struck in the grass. Ludt’s Towing was on scene and freed the semi truck.

— Police responded to an Ansley Way home at 7:25 p.m. Friday for a report of a raccoon in the garage. The raccoon ran up a tree when police arrived.

— Police responded to a South Lincoln home at 7:34 p.m. Friday for a report of a private property accident. Joseph H. Repich III said he was backing out of a parking spot at the Circle K and struck the front bumper of a vehicle driven by Mary B. Taubert. The drivers exchanged insurance information.

— Police responded to a report of a two-vehicle accident on state Route 45 at Georgetown Road at 11:41 a.m. Saturday. Police found that Paul Suggett, 85, Salem, was eastbound on Georgetown Road and failed to yield at the stop sign at state Route 45 and struck a vehicle driven by David Ogilvie, 50, of Salem, who was northbound on state Route 45. Suggett was cited for failure to yield at a stop sign and given an April 12 municipal court date.

— Police were called to a Beechwood Road home at 5:59 p.m. Saturday for a report of a sick raccoon on the property. Police spoke with the homeowner who said he was waiting for police before he dispatched the animal. The homeowner then dispatched the raccoon and police cleared without incident.

— Police responded to the area of state Route 9 at the state Route 45 bypass at 8:18 p.m. Saturday for a report of a reckless driver. Police checked but did not see the vehicle.

— An Apple Street, Salem, man reported at 6:58 p.m. Saturday his daughter and her boyfriend were involved in a domestic a few days ago and her boyfriend was arrested. The man reported that his daughter’s vehicle is on her ex-boyfriend’s property and is being blocked by his vehicle and that he needed the man to move his vehicle so he could get his daughter’s vehicle out of the driveway. Police contacted the man at his place of employment and he said he would have the vehicle moved so that her father could pick up the vehicle the next day.

— Someone reported at 7:50 a.m. Sunday a suspicious person was sleeping in a black Chevy SUV in the Circle K parking lot. Police spoke with the woman who said she was just there waiting for someone regarding the buy/sell/trade. No problems were reported.


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