East Palestine

— Police were patrolling on Bacon Avenue at 5:43 p.m. Friday a vehicle in front of them stopped in the middle of the road near West Main Street. Police identified the driver as William Allender, 52, Amsterdam, who had a suspended driver’s license. Allender was cited for driving under suspension and passenger Penny Brown, 51, of Bergholz, was arrested on an outstanding warrant through Columbiana County. Brown was then taken to the county jail by a sheriff’s deputy.

— Police were called to a report of a fight in progress at the Marathon gas station at 8:53 p.m. Friday. Police arrived and found that those involved had already left. Police later found Brandon Cotterman, 21, of New Brighton, Pa., on the railroad tracks behind the East Taggart Street laundromat. Cotterman was found to be extremely intoxicated and was arrested for public intoxication and taken to the county jail.

East Liverpool

— A Maryland Street reported that sometime before 9:52 p.m. Saturday, an unknown subject attempted to break into his car. He was informed police would beef up patrols in the area.

–Alarm drops were reported at Saturday night at a Sanford Street residence and the Social Security office in the 100 block of East Fourth Street and shortly after midnight Sunday at the old motor lodge.

— Police investigated an alleged assault, where a female victim allegedly her boyfriend assaulted her and threw her outside a moving vehicle near West End Auto in violation of an active protection order. She had recently moved back with him in Wellsville. The area was searched around 2 a.m. Sunday and the boyfriend was not found.

— Stacy Click was cited at 2:25 a.m. Sunday for parental responsibility, after police responded to Rigby Street to investigate for a group of juveniles running at large

— Officers were sent shortly after 3 a.m. Sunday to remove a person from a residence in the 600 block of Lincoln Avenue.

— Parking investigations were reported at 6:05 a.m. Saturday on Ravine Street regarding a red Ford Explorer, at 6:15 p.m. Saturday in the 1500 block of Globe Street.

— A subject reported at 9:30 p.m. Saturday on Boring Lane that his neighbor was trying to poison his dog.

— A wayward pizza falling off a front passenger seat was allegedly to blame for a traffic stop on Ohio Avenue at 10:21 p.m. Saturday.

— A caller reported a strong smell of marijuana emitting from an apartment in the 200 block of Wilbert at 9:43 p.m. Saturday. Upon checking, the officer couldn’t confirm the scent report.

— A Globe Street woman reported at 3:58 p.m. Saturday that her autistic son was throwing things at her and wanted a report on file.

— A patient was reportedly being unruly on the fifth floor of East Liverpool City Hospital at 4:08 p.m. Saturday and was transported by an officer to wait on a ride at state routes 154 and 11.

St. Clair Township

–Officers were dispatched at 8:08 a.m. Sunday to the 15000 block of Maple Drive for a disoriented female.

–Police responded to a medical alarm at Highland Apartments at 10:50 a.m. Sunday, where they had to force entry to check on a resident who had just been released from the hospital. They located her on the bathroom floor and her daughter was contacted to care for her mother.

— A company employee reported at 7:15 a.m. Sunday that someone had thrown a rock through an excavator that they left on site for the Sprucevale Road project. They asked for extra checks.

–A report of a possible domestic at 9:15 a.m. Monday in the 46000 block appeared unfounded, according to an investigation.

Perry Township

— Township police assisted Salem Police at 9:27 p.m. Sunday in locating a juvenile whose phone was pinged in the area of Cunningham and Butcher roads. The juvenile was located by Salem police.

— Paul Phillips, 61, whose last known address was state Route 644, Kensington, was stopped at 1:15 a.m. Sunday while riding a motorized scooter on Georgetown Road at state Route 45 and was taken into custody after police found an active warrant for his arrest for failure to appear on a driving under suspension charge. He said he and his girlfriend had gotten into an argument so he went for a drive on his scooter. While speaking with him, police were told the scooter tipped over and he hurt his back. An ambulance responded and he signed a refusal saying the hospital wouldn’t be able to do anything for him. He was turned over to a Columbiana County sheriff’s deputy and taken to jail. A tow company towed the scooter.

— Police were called at 11:01 p.m. Saturday to the 1700 block of Goshen Road for a welfare check on a woman who was making comments about harming herself. She spoke to police and again said she wanted to harm herself. She was voluntarily transported by ambulance to a hospital for evaluation.

— Police responded at 5:24 p.m. Saturday to the 1500 block of Van Buren Avenue for a report that a dog had attacked a mail carrier earlier in the day. The homeowner was told to keep the animal quarantined for 10 days. Police notified the dog warden about the attack due to the owner not having papers or rabies tags.

— Police were called at 3:17 p.m. Saturday to the 800 block of Cunningham Road for a neighbor dispute over a fire and spoke with the caller and the fire department. She was told the neighbor was within his legal rights to have a fire.

— A man in the 900 block of Benton Road called police at 2:07 p.m. Saturday about a neighbor’s beagle dog on the property. He told police that he was not sure who owned the dog for sure, but if it came on his property again, he was going to shoot it. Police told him the laws about causing harm to other’s animals for no reason and told him not to do that, but to instead call police if the dog returns.

— A man from the 1700 block of Depot Road reported at 8:15 p.m. Friday that a few days ago police had been called to his house because of people camping in a tent on his property. He now thinks the same people stole the keys to his tractor and his ATV.

— Police responded to the 300 block of North Lundy to assist Salem Police with a domestic at 7 p.m. Friday, but Salem officers had the scene under control. Township personnel then went to assist Salem Police at the station with people in their booking room.

— Police were called at 9:47 a.m. Friday to Circle K South on South Lincoln Avenue to check on a man who had been sleeping in his car for over 30 minutes. The business was concerned. Before police arrived, the man woke up and drove away.

— A man from East Third Street in Salem called at 9:42 a.m. Friday to report he was run off the road by a local garbage company’s garbage truck while traveling on Painter road and was forced into a ditch. He was uninjured and able to get his vehicle out of the ditch. He contacted the company and left a message for them to call him.

— Police responded at 3:44 a.m. Tuesday for one to be removed from a Goshen Road residence and were met by the female resident and the male to be removed. The male said the female had his cell phone and would not give it back, but she told police she did not have it. He was told the phone was not there and to leave, which he did. She asked for information on obtaining a restraining order and was told her options.

— Police responded at 11:38 p.m. Monday to Southwest Fuels on Georgetown Road for an open door. Officers checked the interior of the building and found no one inside and nothing disturbed. The door was resecured.

— Suspicious activity was reported at 7:15 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of West Pine Lake Road. Police spoke with the residents and found nothing out of the ordinary.

— Police were called at 6:58 p.m. Monday to the 500 block of Georgetown Road for a smoke/fire complaint, finding a large bonfire of trash burning in the woods. The township fire department responded to handle the fire.

— A man spoke with police at 4:33 p.m. Monday about possible people living in an abandoned house on Liberty Street without any power. Police were checking into the complaint.

— Police checked on wires down in the 1700 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 3:55 p.m. Monday and located cable wires hanging from a tree and along the road. The wires appeared to be cable wires with the Time Warner marking and were removed and placed along the road until repairs could be made.

— Police responded to a medical reported in the 1900 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 1:14 p.m. Monday and found fire department first responders and KLG on scene.

— A woman from Chestnut Grove Road reported at 11:05 a.m. Monday that she and her husband were scammed by an unknown male who gave a name and said he was with A-1 Asphalt Maintenance. She said they were quoted a price for paving the driveway by the man prior to starting the job and once the paving was complete, he wanted a higher amount than quoted. They wrote him a check but later stopped payment on the check. They wanted a report on file for concerns of him showing back up at their residence.


— An officer in the 100 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 2:34 a.m. Tuesday saw a male riding a bicycle go behind a building, but when the officer attempted to find him, he was nowhere to be found. The bicycle was later located stashed behind a dumpster at KFC. Police later located the male walking in the area of Penn Avenue and East State Street and asked him about the bicycle. He denied being in possession of the bike, which was taken to the station.

— Police responded at 3:12 a.m. Tuesday to the 1300 block of South Lincoln Avenue for a report of a male with intentions of harming himself. Dispatch was told he had been having thoughts earlier in the night. Police spoke to him and he wanted to go to the hospital voluntarily. Fire department first responders and EMT arrived and he was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center.

— Officers responded at 1:32 a.m. Tuesday to the 1200 block of East Ninth Street for a report of someone beating on the back door of a residence and possibly attempting to gain entry. No one was located outside.

— A juvenile problem was reported at 11:55 p.m. Monday in the area of East State Street and Highland Avenue where a caseworker was attempting to place a juvenile in a group home and the juvenile was refusing to cooperate with her or officers. The juvenile ultimately was placed in a different home outside the city.

— A caller in the 2100 block of Pearce Circle reported possible shots fired at 11:18 p.m. Monday in a wooded area at the rear of a property. Officers checked on foot but did not locate anyone.

— Police assisted the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office with a narcotics complaint, briefly speaking with a juvenile who was in the hospital in the 1900 block of East State Street for being under the influence of marijuana.

— A suspicious person was reported walking around the apartment complex in the 500 block of East Fourth Street at 7:43 p.m. Monday. Police checked the area and surrounding streets but no one was located.

— A male came to the station at 7:40 p.m. Monday to report a child custody dispute, saying the mother of his child was supposed to bring their son to the station for the exchange. Officers spoke on the phone to the mother who advised she was unable to get the child in the car because the child was fighting with her. She was told to contact the local police if she needed assistance. She asked if the father could come to her location to pick up the child.

— A juvenile came to the police station at 7:37 p.m. Monday to report an assault that she suffered two years ago in Rogers. Due to the location where the incident occurred, she was told to contact the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office.

— Police were called at 7:15 p.m. Monday to the 200 block of Vine Avenue for a person to be removed. The male was banging on the apartment door but left before police arrived. A few hours later, police located the male and told him not to return to the property.

— Police responded at 6:13 p.m. Monday to the 1700 block of Quaker Lane regarding a civil matter, speaking with two females at the residence who just wanted a report regarding the matter. They were already in contact with a lawyer.

— A vehicle was reported blocking an alley in the 200 block of Hawley Avenue at 5:39 p.m. Monday, but was moved.

— A woman reported at 4:42 p.m. Monday that her neighbor threatened to shoot her dog in the 200 block of East State Street. She just wanted a report on file.

Fire Calls


— Firefighters responded Monday to the 1700 block of North Lincoln Avenue for a report of wires down, discovering cable lines in the road. Firefighters removed the hazard and advised the homeowner, who had already contacted the company.


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