— Todd M. Mason, 48, West Middletown Road, was charged with discharging a weapon while intoxicated after officers responded to the 14000 block of West Middletown Road at 9:11 p.m. June 15 in reference to someone shooting a firearm into a wooded area where other people were shooting firearms and screaming. Mason was found to be intoxicated and said he believed to know who was shooting firearms in the wooded area and he wanted to scare them off in concern for his children.


— A Columbia Street business owner reported at 1:31 p.m. Thursday several female individuals were libeling him on social media after he ceased contact with one of them.


— An East 11th Street resident reported on station at 4:42 p.m. Thursday that he had a court ordered visitation with his children and their mother did not show up at the arranged meeting place with them. He was advised to seek legal counsel.

— Michael L. Green Sr., 59, Youngstown, was arrested on an active warrant out of Columbiana County for failure to appear on a child support violation following a traffic stop in the 2800 block of East State Street at 5:29 p.m. Thursday in which he was a passenger.

— Officers responded to the intersection of East Pershing Street and Fair Avenue at 6:04 p.m. Thursday where a motorist had driven through a construction zone and gotten her vehicle stuck in the cut concrete. The driver said she was northbound on Park Avenue and turned left onto East Pershing Street because there was not a road closed barricade. No citation was issued and the street department was contacted to place a barricade at the intersection.

— Officers responded to a 700 block North Lincoln Avenue home at 8:07 p.m. Thursday where first responders requested assistance with two people arguing while they tended to the homeowner. Officers found the two people arguing about one of them not arriving to the scene soon enough.

— An officer responded to the area of Southeast Boulevard and Franklin Street at 8:19 p.m. Thursday in reference to a possible drunk driver operating a vehicle recklessly. The officer spoke with the driver who was not intoxicated but a mechanic testing the vehicle. He was warned about reckless operation.

— A Robin Avenue resident reported at 12:06 a.m. Friday being contacted by by someone claiming to be a fraud officer at an online service regarding a charge to his account. The resident said the man convinced him to purchase $900 in gift cards for him. He was advised to cancel all the cards on the account and contact a real fraud officer with the service.

— Lesley J. Fender, 47, East 15th Street, Salem, was charged with OVI and headlights required following a traffic stop in the 500 block of East Pershing Street at 1:47 a.m. Friday.

— A juvenile resident from the 300 block of West Wilson Street reported at 10:44 a.m. Friday someone overnight had stolen his bicycle off the front porch.

— Officers responded to a 200 block Vine Avenue home at 11:20 p.m. Friday where the resident reported she had placed her driver’s license into an envelop and that now it was missing.

Perry Township

— Police responded to a report of an unwanted person at an 1100 block Liberty Street home at 11:52 p.m. Wednesday. The resident said that his son was no longer welcome on the property. The son was told not to return.

— Christina Marie Seeley, no age or address provided, was arrested on an active felony warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office for illegal use of supplemental nutrition program or WIC benefits after an officer observed her driving a vehicle to her residence in the 1100 block of Prospect Street at 8:26 p.m. Tuesday.

— A patrolling officer at 1:54 a.m. Wednesday observed a motion sensor light on at a 500 block Snyder Road business and found the interior and exterior secure.

— Police responded to the intersection of South Lincoln Avenue and East Pidgeon Road at 8:58 a.m. Wednesday where a worker for an electric company installing traffic lights accidentally dropped a wrench which struck the hood of a vehicle. The company will be taking care of the damages to the vehicle.

— An officer responded with the fire department to a report of a large gas spill at a South Lincoln Avenue business at 2:25 p.m. Wednesday. The officer stood by while the fire department cleaned up the spill.

— Officers responded to an 1800 block South Lincoln Avenue business at 6:12 p.m. Wednesday in reference to an extremely intoxicated male individual who had urinated in his pants and was sitting in a vehicle in front of the building. The officers found the vehicle parked in a driveway on Depot Road outside their jurisdiction.

— A Canterbury Lane resident reported at 6:16 p.m. Wednesday that a child was being picked up for a visitation and he wanted police to stand by. He was advised the matter was civil in nature and to contact an attorney if there are any violations of the visitation.

— Police responded to the 1100 block of West Perry Street at 8:20 p.m. Wednesday where a resident reported a neighbor across the street argues with them every time she is outside. Both residents were advised to stay away from each other.

Fire Calls


— The fire department responded to an 1100 block of Fairview Avenue home at 10:33 p.m. Wednesday in reference to an odor of electric wires burning. Firefighters checked the home with a thermal imaging camera and found no issues. The resident reported turning on the air conditioner for the first time this year and was advised to have the appliances serviced.

— The fire department responded to the intersection of Sharp Avenue and Arch Street at 1:44 p.m. Thursday in reference to a vehicle smoking, possibly on fire. Firefighters found no smoke and when checking under the hood, found the engine compartment had an oil spray all over it from a mechanical issue. The issue was fixed and the owner advised to clean up the engine compartment.


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