County Sheriff

–A woman who lives on state Route 45, Salem Township, reported a man who says he knows her teenage son came to home on Monday while her son was at work and made threatening comments about him. She was told her son can file a report if he so chooses and to call if there were any further problems.

–A resident of U.S. Route 62, Butler Township, reported Monday he built a new privacy fence, and the neighbors are tearing down his old fence and burning it.

–A Salem man who works at PHD Manufacturing in Fairfield Township reported Monday a woman drove into the parking lot on his lunch break and accused him of bragging about getting her fired the week before. He called after being told to by his supervisor.

–Elyria police asked the sheriff’s office on Monday to contact Sandra Day at her home on Bayard Road, West Township, in regard to her vehicle. She was not there.

–Police in New Castle, Pa., asked the sheriff’s office on Monday to check on the welfare of a woman who lives a Roseland Commons apartments, Lisbon. The deputy learned the woman moved several days ago.

–Police were called to the Traveler’s Motel, state Route 45, Lisbon, at 9:12 p.m. Monday in regard to a dispute between the owner and a woman who is staying there long term over a man who showed up. The dispute was resolved when the man said he was only visiting for the day and not staying.

–Brian Eastham reported his pickup truck was struck while parked in the Pondi’s restaurant parking lot on Monday. He said his truck was struck when Jacquelin Hays backed into the parking spot next to him. The two exchanged insurance information, but he wanted a report should his insurance company want one.

–A deputy came across a 30-year-old East Sparta man walking on Augusta Road, West Township, at 8 p.m. Sunday, and the man appeared to be under the influence of something. The man said he was waiting for a ride from a friend who lives on Buffalo Road. The deputy called the friend but there was no answer, so the deputy gave the man a ride to the Buffalo Road address, where the friend agreed to let him spend the night.


–Jessica Draden, East Chestnut Street, reported Saturday someone tried to break into her garage, and police found pry marks on the man door and handle, which was also dented.

–A woman who lives at 215 E. Lincoln Way reported Saturday Richard Vecchio stole two ash trays and a leather coat when he left her house. Police found Vecchio in the Scullion Vision parking lot and he said he bought the coat from the caller, Nicole Hilton, but he was going to pay her later. As for the ash tray, it was payment for helping Hilton at her garage sale. Hilton said she did agree Vecchio could pay her for the coat, but now she wants it back. As for the ash tray, she maintained Vecchio stole it, and she said now some money was missing and other items. Police told her now it seemed as if she was making things up, and they would no charge Vecchio. Hilton was fine with that, but she did not want Vecchio to return, and Vecchio was so advised.

–Police responded to a possible fight between juveniles in the county juvenile court parking lot at 5:55 p.m. Friday. No one was there by the time police arrived.

–A 911 hang up call was received from the Shenanigan’s Pub parking lot at 6:23 p.m. Friday. A worker was the only there and he did not make the call.

–A West Washington Street resident reported at 8:09 p.m. Sunday that someone in a white van kept driving past her house and yelling. Police arrived but the neighbors were being quiet.

–Police were called to the park on Cedar Street at 3:48 p.m. Sunday to stand by during a child custody exchange.

–A caller reported the people in the house at the corner of South Lincoln and West Washington streets were screaming and swearing loudly at 10:26 p.m. Sunday. Police arrived to find the people who live there sitting quietly on the porch. They were told about the noise complaint and told to keep it down.

–Police were called to Greentree Place at 7:10 a.m. Monday for a welfare check that turned into a domestic dispute. The woman claimed to have been assaulted in the face, but she had signs of being assaulted. The woman then she should just have assaulted herself and blamed the boyfriend. The man in the relationship agreed to leave, and police remained until his ride showed up.


–Police were called to 78 W. Main St. about a suspicious man at 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

–Police were called to a neighbor dispute at the apartment house on at 29 Summit St., at 6:44 p.m. Friday.

–A man who lives at 25 Market St. reportedly shot himself in the left hand while cleaning his handgun about 1 p.m. Friday. Police were contacted by the staff at the hospital in Salem after the man showed up there to be treated.

–The Buckeye Water District called for police to assist them with a meter that had been tampered with at 309 Walnut Ridge on June 12.

–The residents at 199 E. Main St. reported June 12 someone broke into their home by forcing open the back door and took 100 syringes used by one of the residents for her diabetes. Nothing else appeared to be missing.

–Toronto police asked local police on June 11 to look for a man supposedly at a home on Water Street.

The man was wanted on sexual battery and gross sexual imposition charges, but he was not there.

–Police were called to 54 Madison Ave.. on June 10 in regard to an intoxicated man.

–A caller reported some juvenile were riding an ATV on Academy Street on June 10.

–Police were called to 218 McGavern Road in regard to a suspicious man at 3:55 p.m. Thursday.


— Amanda Baddeley, 37, Salem, was cited for disorderly conduct following a disturbance on Spruce Street at 4:19 a.m. Sunday.

New Waterford

— Police responded to the 46000 block of Dogwood Circle at 3:54 p.m. June 12 for a report of a golf cart on the road. Police warned the owner.

— Police responded to the 3000 block of Pinewood Drive at 5:12 p.m. June 12 for a report of telecommunications harassment. Police determined that no harassment occurred.

— Police responded to the 46000 block of Dogwood Circle at 6:42 p.m. Thursday for a suspicious vehicle complaint. Police did not find the vehicle.

— Police responded to 3200 block of Creek Road at 3:21 p.m. Friday for a noise complaint involving a vehicle parking too closely to the caller’s home and the people inside talking too loudly. Police checked the area but did not see the vehicle.

— Police responded to the 3800 block of West Main Street at 5:51 p.m. Friday for a report of an animal complaint involving checking on the welfare of a dog with an unusual bark. Police spoke with the dog’s owner and found the dog was in good condition.

— Police responded to the 3300 block of Pinewood Drive at 1:04 a.m. Sunday for a report that there is an odor of marijuana. Police checked and did not smell an odor.

— Police found at a dog running at large in the 46000 block of state Route 46 at 9:55 a.m. Sunday. The dog was placed in a temporary shelter until its owner could be found.

— Police responded to 3200 block of Creek Road at 11:03 p.m. Monday for a noise complaint involving a vehicle parking too closely to the caller’s home and the people inside playing loud music and talking too loudly. Police told the caller to notify the department when the vehicle returns. At 6:27 p.m. police responded to the home and spoke with the occupants of the vehicle and warned them to keep the noise down.

— Police responded to the 49000 block of McClure Road at 11:41 a.m. Monday for mutual aid with the county sheriff’s office regarding a suspicious person.