County Sheriff

— A suspicious vehicle was reported on Forbes Road in Madison Township at 3:15 p.m. Thursday. Deputies checked the area and did not find any suspicious vehicles, although they did not have a good description or a license plate of the vehicle.

— A Bye Road, Unity Township, woman reported at 7:06 p.m. Monday her dog got out of the house and into the neighbor’s yard. When she retrieved the dog, the neighbor, yelled an obscene remark and she felt threatened. Deputies met with the neighbor and his live-in partner, who denied he yelled anything threatening.

— A McKee Road, Yellow Creek Township, woman reported a possibly stolen vehicle at 3:50 p.m. Thursday. Deputies recovered the vehicle and alerted a neighboring police agency the vehicle had been found.

— A private property accident was reported at the Swift Mart lot on state Route 14, East Palestine, at 10:50 a.m. Thursday. Gina Battaglina, 42, Golden Rye Circle, New Middletown, reported she was pulling her Toyota out of the lot onto state Route 14, when a Ford Mustang parked facing the building backed out of a parking space and struck the vehicle. The driver of the Mustang, Cecil Beight, 84, Metz Road, New Waterford, told deputies his vision was restricted by a pickup. They exchanged names, phone numbers and insurance information.

Highway Patrol

— Donald A.Yennie, 59, of Gilbert, Ariz., and Andrew J. Buchs, 39, of North Benton, were driving on opposite directions on Hartley Road in Knox Township at 11 a.m. Monday when the mirrors on their pickup trucks sideswiped each other. No citations were issued because the trucks had been moved and due to conflicting stories.

— Shawn K. Hall, 35, of Youngstown, struck a deer while driving on state Route 11 in Elkrun Township at 8:19 p.m. Tuesday.


— Megan Hansen, Grandview Street, reported Sunday her SUV was stolen, and she called back to say someone had used her credit card to make $185 in purchases. Later the same day, Hansen called back to say her husband had found their SUV in Wellsville and it was damaged. Missing from the vehicle were two child seats, a camera, backpack, children’s shoes, change and credit card.

— Shoplifting charges were filed against Josiah P. Laughlin, 20, and Jarrod L. Westover, 19, after the security camera at Smith Oil caught Westover putting candy down the front of his pants and Laughlin sticking some candy in his pockets Thursday.

— Deryl A. Greathouse, 61, a resident of Apple Grove apartments, was caught on the security camera breaking into the apartment complex office at 5:41 a.m. Thursday night. Entry was made through a window, and stolen were money from a lock box, a bag of almonds, a Snickers bar and Hershey’s bar. Greathouse was found at his apartment with the items and he was charged with breaking and entering.


— A South Lincoln Avenue resident reported on station at 7:01 a.m. Thursday that he had recently obtained a new phone and that he now believes people are stealing his personal information through apps on it.

— Officers responded to the 700 block of West Pershing Street at 8:05 a.m. Thursday in reference to a fight and found the two people already separated. They said it started as road rage and turned physical.

— An officer responded to the 100 block of West Seventh Street at 8:24 a.m. Thursday where a resident reported finding the driver side mirror broken off her vehicle legally parked in the street.

— An officer responded to the 200 block of West State Street at 12:15 p.m. Thursday in reference to possible drug paraphernalia and found a plastic bag containing a white substance that appeared to have been there for a while. It was confiscated and destroyed at the station.

— An officer responded to an 1100 block of Cleveland Street at 12:45 p.m. Thursday where the resident reported someone overnight had placed a used oil container in his compost bin.

— A 16-year-old was arrested on a warrant out of the sheriff’s office for an unruly offense after officers responded to the 1200 block of North Ellsworth at 2:12 p.m. Thursday.

— Officers responded to a 200 block West Wilson Street home at 4:21 p.m. Thursday where the resident reported a man she knows had driven through her yard and into her garage door, causing damage to it.

— A patrolling officer at 5:23 p.m. Thursday received multiple reports of a man talking loudly and offensively in the 500 block of East State Street. The officer located the man and advised his against disorderly conduct. The officer also advised the man to go home for the night.

— Officers responded to a 200 block West Wilson home at 7:56 p.m. Thursday in reference to a domestic and found a verbal altercation between a man and woman. The man had a self inflicted cut above his eye and he was advised to leave and not return.

— A man reported on station at 8:23 p.m. Thursday that his girlfriend’s neighbor’s dog had bitten him in the 600 block of North Howard Street, causing a slight bruise and breaking his cell phone screen. The man said he was treated at SRMC.

— Officers responded to the area of Penn Avenue and East Pershing Street at 8:38 p.m. Thursday after several people complained of indecent exposure. The officers were unable to find the person.

— An officer responded to a 400 block Continental Drive home at 9:04 p.m. Thursday where the resident reported a known man had been calling and texting her despite being told to stop. The officer contacted the man and told him to cease contact with the complainant.

— A girl reported on station at 9:38 p.m. Thursday that another juvenile had slapped her in the face while she was riding her bicycle in the 500 block of East State Street.

— An officer responded to a 500 North Lincoln Avenue home at 9:38 p.m. Thursday where the resident reported her intoxicated neighbor had made statements of harming himself. The neighbor was found between the homes, and had apparently fallen, causing a significant injury above his eye. He was taken to SRMC.

— Officers responded to a 600 East Fifth Street home at 10:26 p.m. Thursday where an individual had reportedly attempted suicide, but was stopped. The person was taken to SRMC.

— Officers responded to a domestic violence report in the 1000 block of Newgarden Avenue at 1:02 a.m. Friday. They separated both people, but due to conflicting stories no one was arrested.

— Officers responded to the 2300 block of East State Street at 4:17 a.m. Friday in reference to a man walking in the middle of the roadway. The man was located nearby and said he was just walking to work.


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