County Sheriff

— A deputy traveling on state Route 172 near Furnace Road saw two vehicles coming in the opposite direction and another vehicle was passing those two on a double yellow line through the intersection with Furnace Road nearly causing an accident at 4:12 p.m. Tuesday. Deputies turned to stop the vehicle, which began to flee at speeds up to 95 mph, which ended when the vehicle turned onto a dead end lane across from Crosser Road. Mark A. Hadden, 36, Canton, was charged with several traffic violations, as well as a felony fleeing and eluding.

— Kathryn L. Brown, Depot Street, Rogers, reported at 4:41 p.m. Tuesday she was at the Dollar General in Rogers, then went to the gas station. When she came home, she found her phone was missing. She went back to the Dollar General and used the phone at the store to call her phone. Someone answered her phone and claimed they had just bought her phone for $75. The phone was disconnected from Boost Mobile.

— An accident was reported at DP Fuel, state Route 7, New Waterford at 5:24 p.m. Tuesday. According to April Heck, her teenage daughter, Hailey Heck, was driving around a vehicle driven by Jacqueline DeSarro, but DeSarro pulled ahead and the two vehicle’s collided. The two exchanged insurance information.

— Bulls were reported running loose in the area of Old Irondale Road and 16 School Road at 9:10 a.m. Tuesday. Justin Kelly, the owner of the bulls was just getting the last bull into the pen, when it went the other direction. Deputies secured the road, while Kelly chased the bull. He was able to get it back in the fence and was warned if it happens again he will be cited.

— Deputies responded to an East Liverpool Road home in Madison Township at 11:05 a.m. Tuesday. Nothing was found out of place.

— A fight or argument in the street was reported in the alley behind a Walnut Street, Rogers, home at 3:32 p.m. Monday. A 17-year-old girl and her brothers claimed the new neighbors called them to come out and fight after everyone got off the bus. Deputies spoke to the other person involved in the fight, who said it was the girl and her brothers who called them out. No one was injured and deputies reminded them to stay in their own yards and not harass others.

— Tiffany Wadsworth, Wilbert Avenue, East Liverpool, reported at 2:10 p.m. Tuesday her sister-in-law, Carrie Rummel, broke her own phone, so Wadsworth had allowed Rummel to use an iPhone 8+ that is on her plan as long as Rummel paid for the phone and the usage. Wadsworth told deputies Rummel has not paid anything for two months and she is concerned about the phone being returned. Deputies told Wadsworth how the file a small claims action.

Highway Patrol

— Brandon Craig Murray, 21, East Palestine, was westbound on state Route 46 in Unity Township at 12:53 a.m. Saturday and hit a deer.

— Johnathan D. Harstine, 29, Lisbon, was southeast on Y&O Road in Madison Township at 3:40 a.m. Sunday and went off the right side into a mailbox and a culvert and overturned into a tree. He was cited for failure to control and arrested for OVI and taken to the East Liverpool hospital with possible injuries.

— Kevin J. Coughen, 52, Hammondsville, was northwest on state Route 45 in Madison Township at 5:03 p.m. Friday and Iliyah Rayen Barnes, 17, East Liverpool, failed to yield making a left turn onto Cameron Road and struck Coughen. Barnes was cited for right of way.

— Leslie A. Warren, 43, Lisbon, was westbound on state Route 558 in Salem Township at 4:48 p.m. April 10 and was struck by John J. Friel, 39, Leetonia, who was backing from a private drive. Friel was cited for improper backing.

— Jevonte Ryan Weems, 27, Akron, was eastbound on state Route 172 in Center Township at 6:58 a.m. April 6 and went off the right side into a utility pole. He was cited for failure to control and taken to the Salem hospital with minor injuries.

— Lori L. Ference, 55, Boardman, was westbound on state Route 172 in Hanover Township at 4:30 p.m. Saturday and took a wide turn onto Baker Road and struck Rhonda B. Hardesty, 60, Hanoverton. Ference was cited for failure to control.

— Katherine A. Smith, 46, Leetonia, was south on Lisbon Road in Salem at 7:41 a.m. Friday and hit a deer.

— Michael J. Coyle, 65, North Canton, and Randy B. Payne, 64, Alliance, were east on U.S. 62 in Knox Township at 10:30 a.m. April 10 and Payne rear-ended Coyle. Payne was cited for assured clear distance.


— An East Liverpool couple were taken to an area hospital with suspected serious injuries following a one-vehicle accident on Saltwell Road at 9:50 p.m. Tuesday. Raymond T. Boso, 38, was driving on Saltwell Road east of state Route 45 when his Cherokee went off the road, striking a tree, injuring him and passenger Nicole Reed, 38. Boso was cited for OVI after police found some marijuana in the vehicle, along with a pipe used to smoke drugs. Witnesses reported prior to the crash that the Cherokee was going left of center and almost struck a guardrail while turning onto Saltwell Road.

— Police were asked to check on the welfare of two children at a South Beaver Street residence at 9:27 p.m. Tuesday because the parents had been fighting a lot of late. One child was asleep and the other was fine, and the parents said they had argued hours before but are trying to work things out.

— Police were called to Apple Grove apartments at 5:35 a.m. Wednesday, where a man reported someone had drilled a hole in his bedroom wall and was pouring water through it. Police said the report would be on file.

— Allison Grimes, East Washington Street, called police in regard to a domestic dispute at 4 p.m. Tuesday. Grimes said she and her boyfriend, Zach Strub, had been arguing and she wanted him to leave. Strub packed some things and agreed to leave for the night.

— Police were asked to perform a welfare check at the Fleming House at 10:23 a.m. Tuesday after the caller was unable to reach a woman staying there. After trying to get into the Fleming House, the woman came to the door and told police she had been sleeping.

— Police were called to a West Chestnut Street home at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, where they found an unresponsive man who was still breathing. The officers administered a sternum rub on the man as well as CPR until an ambulance crew arrived, and the man was transported to a local hospital.

— Police were called to Apple Grove apartments at 12:14 a.m. Tuesday in regard to a loud music complaint. Darrel Greathouse was advised to turn down the music, which he agreed to do.

— Katie Jones from the CAA food pantry called at 3:22 p.m. Tuesday because there was woman there acting confused and disoriented, and she had also been in the HEAP office. Police found the woman in her vehicle, and she appeared fine and said she was feeling okay.

New Waterford

— Police were called to the 3000 block of Creek Road at 2:52 p.m. April 10 for a report that two men were chasing each other and one was carrying a pistol. Police found the men and they were carrying BB guns and warned to discharge them outside of village limits.

— Police were called to the 3200 block of Creek Road at 5:08 p.m. Friday for report of a theft complaint involving unauthorized purchases made on a debit card from the state of California.

— Police spoke with a resident from the 3200 block of Creek Road at 9:30 p.m. Friday regarding a complaint about a child custody issue and was referred to their attorney or the court system for assistance.

— Police responded to the 3800 block of Grant Street at 10:21 p.m. Friday for a report of a noise complaint. Police spoke with the resident playing the loud music and they agreed to turn it down.

Salem Township

— The Salem Township road supervisor reported at 10:29 a.m. Wednesday someone stole the stop sign at the intersection of Eagleton and St. Jacob-Logtown roads and they also attempted to steal a county road sign on Teegarden Road at Gamble Road. The sign was unbolted but left behind on the ground.


— An officer responded at 7:11 p.m. Tuesday to a 300 block Pearl Street home in reference to an open 911 call in which a female could be heard in the background. The officer found a group of juveniles playing around the residence. An adult inside the home said everything was fine.

Perry Township

— Police were called at 3 p.m. Tuesday for a welfare check on Somerset Drive where a resident keeps calling 911 wanting to know why the Independent Hose Club is closed. An officer spoke with the man and told him the Hose Club was probably closed due to no power. He was told he should not be calling 911 for a non-emergency call. He said he wouldn’t call again. The report said he had many health issues.

— A barking dog complaint was reported at 7:38 p.m. Tuesday in the 2200 block of North Ellsworth Avenue. The homeowner took the animals inside.

— An unruly juvenile was reported at 7:43 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of Benton Road where a woman said her 15-year-old daughter is on house arrest and left before she got home from work. She left when her brother went to the store. The woman was told to contact the daughter’s probation officer at Juvenile Court.

— Police located a downed tree on Painter Road at 10:09 a.m. Monday and contacted the road department.

— Police were called at 9:09 a.m. Monday to check on wires down in the 1200 block of Prospect Street Extension. Police located downed phone lines caused by a tree falling from the storm.


— Cody Lawson, 22, of Lake Milton, was cited for driving under suspension after an incident at 4:55 p.m. Tuesday. Officers made contact with the person walking up Franklin who had been observed driving a vehicle with his license suspended. He said he had driving privileges, but did not have them on him. Officers returned back to his vehicle which was parked on the back side of a business. A K-9 indicated to a narcotic odor and a search turned up a small amount of marijuana shake.

— A driver received a warning for two headlights required after a traffic stop at 10:45 p.m. Tuesday on Pershing near South Union. While an officer was on the call, a second vehicle pulled up d said he had been following him around town and there was a no contact order between the two parties. Police spoke with all involved and resolved the issue.

— Lines were reported down on the sidewalk at 10:08 p.m. Tuesday on Penn Avenue. It was a phone line and was moved.

— An anonymous caller at 7:53 p.m. Tuesday reported animal cruelty at Memorial Park at the duck pond, saying she saw two juveniles trying to kick the ducks. Police made contact with the person who denied kicking the ducks but said they were attempting to feed them. He said they got protective over their young.

— A fight was reported at 6:31 p.m. Tuesday in the 1100 block of East State at Circle K. Police found one man sitting in a vehicle and the other one left, but was found on East Pershing at Washington. Officers were advised nothing took place besides a verbal altercation. Neither party wanted to file charges.

— A woman came to the station at 5:09 p.m. Tuesday to report a female harassing her husband where he works on Euclid Street. She said she saw the female leaving the parking lot where he works several times. She was told her husband would need to pursue the matter. He was with her and was told his options. They were also told if the property owner doesn’t want the female on the property, the business will need to contact police to have her told not to return.

— An anonymous person spoke to officers at 11:04 a.m. regarding ongoing telecommunications harassment from a known man. The person also requested information on self defense and was directed to Ohio Revised Code for specific answers.

— Police responded to the area of Walmart on East State Street at 9:52 p.m. Tuesday for a possible intoxicated female walking into town. The female said she was ok and didn’t show any signs of impairment.

— A suspicious person was reported in the area of the library on East State Street at 9:21 p.m. Tuesday. A caller advised of a man wearing all black who was walking behind the building, but was not found by police.

— A barking dog was reported at 8:34 p.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of Vine Avenue, but nothing was heard.

— A domestic was reported at 8:03 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of Hawley Avenue. Officers learned it was verbal only, that no threats were made and nothing physical took place. Both parties agreed to stay away from each other.

— Police responded at 7:27 p.m. Tuesday to the 600 block of Cherry Street for an issue involving a juvenile. While speaking to the guardian, officers learned of possible evidence regarding another case and took the evidence with permission from the guardian.

— A reckless operator was reported at 4:41 p.m. Tuesday on East State Street and was located in the library parking lot. He was advised of the allegation and denied it. Police told him to drive in a responsible manner.

— A possible protection order violation was reported at 4:40 p.m. Tuesday on Reilly Avenue, but police found that no violation took place.

— Possible drug paraphernalia was reported at 3:35 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of East Fifth Street. One used syringe and a glass pipe with choreboy stuffed at the end was recovered.

— Officers stopped a vehicle for several violations at 2:21 p.m. Tuesday in the city, with a K-9 indicating to the odor of narcotics. The driver was ultimately given a verbal warning for the driving offense.

— Criminal damage to a residence was reported at 1:06 p.m. Tuesday in the 500 block of Walnut Street.


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