— A stolen vehicle was reported at 9:08 a.m. Sunday in the 1100 block of East Sixth Street where the vehicle had been left parked overnight with the keys in it. The person later advised a friend had moved the vehicle and it was not stolen.

— Daniel Williams, 24, of Youngstown, was cited for possession of marijuana and driving under suspension after a traffic stop at 7:16 a.m. Sunday at South Ellsworth Avenue and East Pershing Street. Police noticed a scent of marijuana and did a probable cause search which yielded marijuana and another item that will be sent for additional testing.

Perry Township

— An officer noticed a vehicle at Crossroad Ministries on North Ellsworth Avenue at 1:03 a.m. Monday and spoke with the people inside who said they were just leaving a friend’s house and letting the vehicle warm up. They were told to move along.

— A woman in the 1900 block of Goshen Road reported at 7:26 p.m. Sunday that someone knocked over her mailbox.

— Police were called at 4:05 p.m. Sunday to the 1100 block of Prospect Street for a custody problem. A woman was asking about a custody matter regarding her son and was told to contact the court.

— Police responded to the area of South Lincoln Avenue and the railroad tracks at 3:24 a.m. Sunday for flooding due to the heavy rainfall. The road department responded and put up high water signs. Norfolk Southern was also advised due to the tracks being flooded.

— A caller at 3:51 p.m. Saturday reported ATVs and dirt bikes on the road near Colonial Drive, but none were found.

— Police were dispatched at 2:29 p.m. Saturday to Blossom nursing home for a female who said someone took money from her purse while she was working. The purse was in a room that was unlocked and when she returned a couple hours later she discovered money missing from her wallet. She was unsure of the amount but said it was over $200.

— Brandy Longnecker, 38, of Minerva, was cited for assured clear distance ahead after her northbound vehicle on North Lincoln Avenue failed to see the vehicle ahead of her slowing down and struck it from behind at 12:51 p.m. Saturday. The other vehicle was driven by Jennifer Jones, 50, of Poland. No injuries were reported.

— Police were called at 10:20 a.m. Saturday to the 1300 block of Chestnut Grove Road for a missing 14-year-old juvenile, but then learned a short time later that the juvenile was not missing but had walked to a relative’s residence on Andrew Avenue.

— A juvenile girl was reported as a runaway at 6:01 p.m. Friday from a residence in the 800 block of Benton Road.

— A woman reported at 10:35 a.m. Friday that she was northbound on the U.S. Route 62/state Route 45 bypass when a semi truck headed south kicked up something that hit her windshield, causing damage.

— The caregiver for a property in the 1100 block of West Perry Street reported at 9:26 a.m. Friday that her client asked if an unknown female he had seen dumping garage in the dumpster at the rear of his residence had permission. She spoke with the unknown female on Friday when she showed up in a newer silver truck and the female became irate and threatened to do her harm.


— An Old State Route 344 resident reported at 9:43 a.m. May 31 that her credit card had been stolen from her purse while she was at a funeral service at a church in the village. She said that it had been used to withdraw $450 on the card near a Columbiana nursing home. She said her daughter had been seen with her purse at the funeral and that her daughter’s boyfriend had been an employee of the nursing home.

— A Columbia Street resident reported at 7:37 p.m. Sunday her daughter-in-law had been sending her harassing text messages regarding custody of her grandchildren following the recent death of her son. She was advised to speak with an attorney.

— An officer responded to the bridge on state Route 344 early Monday morning in reference to a motorist who had struck a turkey. The officer found no damage to the vehicle and told the driver he could keep the dead turkey.

— An officer responded to a Main Street building early Monday morning after the property owner reported a male individual sitting in the front with no shoes on his feet. The man was identified and advised that he was trespassing and could sit in a park or other public places, or seek shelter in Youngstown. The man put on his shoes, gathered his belongings and left.


— Samuel Dejesus Rivera, 32, Philadelphia, was cited for speed and driving under suspension following a traffic stop at state Route 14 and Middletown Road at 11:54 p.m. May 28.

— An officer responded to a one-vehicle crash on state Route 165 east of U.S. Route 62 at 2:13 a.m. May 29 in which the driver was eastbound and entered high water at 55 miles per hour, at which time he hydroplaned and traveled into the ditch. The vehicle was damaged, but no citation was issued due to the road not being closed and foggy weather making it hard to see. No injuries were reported.

— A Sixth Street, Beloit, resident reported at 1:59 p.m. May 31 her juvenile daughter had stolen eight pills from her purse sometime between May 29 and May 30 and that her daughter just laughed at her when she asked her about it.

— Joshua Stahler, 18, Homeworth, was cited for a window tint violation following a traffic stop at Fifth and Church streets in Beloit at 8:39 p.m. May 31.

Fire Calls


— A kayaker from the Elkton launch was believed to be lost since 11 a.m. Sunday when the fire department was contacted 64 minutes later to conduct a search. West Point firefighters were asked to station firefighters at locations downstream at Leslie Road, while the Hanover Township Fire Department was asked to brings its hovercraft. The missing kayaker later showed up at the launch site from where they left.


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