County Sheriff

–A deputy was called to a dispute at 9220 Trinity Church Road, Hanover Township, at 2 p.m. Thursday. The argument was over the well acting up and the owner wanting a family to leave because the mother was letting the children fill up water balloons. The dispute had been resolved before the time the deputy arrived.

–Deputies were called to a 2309 Westville Lake Road, Knox Township, at 12:16 p.m. Wednesday, where the property owner reported having a couple of female squatters in his house. The two had already been served with eviction notices, but the process had yet to work its way through to completion. There were some junked vehicles on the property, and the landowner was told he could have them towed at the owner’s expense.


–A Harrison Street resident called Sunday for an officer to come to the BP station because his ex-wife had yet to drop off their children per the court order. The man was told this was a civil matter but they would do a report.

–Alan Parsans of Summitville was fueling up at the Circle K on June 29 when someone in a Crown Victoria backed into his car and left. The license plate came back to a John P. Harris of Canton, who police later located on Cherry Street. Harris admitted to leaving the scene because he did not have a valid license, and was so cited by police.

— A person who lives at 260 W. Washington St. reported a neighbor was shooting off fireworks at 9:26 p.m. Sunday and she would like them to stop because her husband has PTSD. The neighbors had quit by the time police arrived, and they were told not to do it anymore. Police were called back the next night in regard to fireworks, but it turned out to be a different residence, who had already quit shooting off fireworks by then.

–A caller reported af 6:57 a.m. June 26 there was a man of about 20, with long red hair just hanging around the Circle K holding a machete. The man was gone by the time police arrived, nor was he found in a search the area.

— A resident of Apple Grove apartments reported on June 29 her helper took her Xanax pills. Police questioned the helper, who denied the charges, saying she gives the pill bottle to clients and they take the pills out themselves.

–An officials with Allay Senior Care, Pendleton Street, called at 11:22 a.m. Tuesday to say a resident had wandered off. The elderly man was found by Catholic Charities.


— An officer responded to an Elm Street home at 12:39 a.m. July 1 after receiving a call from the Tuscarawas County Sheriff’s Office regarding someone from the residence calling their 911 center requesting a welfare check on his brother. The sheriff’s office said the male caller seemed intoxicated and could not provide the name of his brother. The officer spoke with the man and found him highly intoxicated. He said his brother was not answering the phone and he was worried he may be fighting with his girlfriend. He was advised to stop calling 911 or face criminal charges.

— A Pine Street resident reported on station at 5 a.m. Thursday that he needed assistance in removing a female a from the home. He said the female had been at the home a few hours when they began to argue and he told her to leave, but she refused. He said that she began screaming and pushing him and throwing items at him, at which time he pushed her away to come to the police station. An officer responded to the home and spoke with the female who said that the resident held her down and struck her in the face with his palm. She had a knot under her eye, a red mark with slightly swelling knuckle on her right index finger and several broken fingernails, however, the resident did not have any marks on his hands. The female was permitted to gather her belongings and was told to leave and not return.

— An officer responded to a 300 block Columbia Street property at 5:02 p.m. Thursday in reference to a person possibly trespassing. The officer could not find the person in question. The person reported later in the day that two of his fishing poles were at the Columbia Street home, but was unable to provide proof of ownership. He was advised the resident would be made aware of the issue, but that it is a civil matter.

— An officer responded to a 300 block Waddell Street home at 8:45 p.m. Thursday in reference to the neighbors lighting fireworks. The officer warned the neighbors it is illegal to light fireworks within village limits.


— Officers responded to the 2800 block of East State Street at 2:22 p.m. Thursday in reference to a suspicious male looking into vehicles. The officers were unable to locate the person.

— Officers responded to a 600 block Prospect Street home at 2:37 a.m. Thursday to check the welfare of the resident and found that she had been in an argument with her boyfriend who then left the home. She said she only made threats of suicide to get him to come back home.

— An officer responded to an 800 block East Third Street home at 2:49 p.m. Thursday in reference to an unruly juvenile refusing to go with the father despite a custody agreement. The father was advised how to file unruly charges.

— Officers responded to the area of Sharp Avenue and Prospect Street at 6:08 p.m. Thursday in reference to a juvenile riding up and down the street in a modified lawnmower. Officers were unable to find anyone.

— An officer responded to a 1000 block East State Street business at 6:13 p.m. Thursday in reference to a male sleeping on the lawn. The male said he was trying to stay in the shade. He was advised not to sit in yards of businesses.

— Jaron D. Martin, 26, no address, was cited for driving under suspension and disobeying a traffic control device; and his passenger, Doris A. Vega, 25, no address, was cited for wrongful entrustment following a traffic stop in the 400 block of East Pershing Street at 6:27 p.m. Thursday.

— Officers responded to a 400 block Franklin Street home at 7:15 p.m. Thursday in reference to a domestic dispute and found a male who said he had sprayed the other person with soda during a verbal argument at which time she picked up a chair and threatened to hit him with it before leaving. He was advised that he apparently started the problem and to be civil with the resident when she returns. No injuries were reported.

— Officers responded to several complaints of fireworks within the city limits on Thursday night. All the people in question were warned about the rules against lighting fireworks.

— Officers responded to a 900 block South Lundy Avenue home at 12:28 a.m. Friday in reference to a verbal dispute and found a male who said he was trying to leave when the other person involved blocked his vehicle. The other person denied the allegation but admitted to verbal dispute. They were both advised of the disorderly conduct law.

— Officers responded to a 1300 block South Lincoln Avenue home at 5:19 a.m. Friday where the resident reported the smell of possibly narcotics around the residence. The officers were unable to find anything suspicious.

Perry Township

— An officer responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 1800 block of state Route 9 at 2:24 p.m. July 1 in which the driver of a Black Ford F-150 pulling a trailer was going door to door. The officer was unable to find the vehicle in the area.

— Nicholas Chapman, no age or address listed, was arrested at an 1100 block Prospect Street apartment at 3:53 p.m. July 1 on an active warrant out of Columbiana County for failure to appear on a driving under suspension charge.

— An officer responded to the 1100 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 9:56 a.m. Tuesday where a resident reported her neighbor had cut the bushes along her fence against her wishes and left the trimmings, which he would eventually push into her yard. The neighbor said he only trimmed the bushes coming through the fence onto his property and would place the trimmings in his garage.

— James Brown, 72, Johnstown, Pa., was cited for failure to control after a one-vehicle crash at the state Route 45/U.S. Route 62 interchange deadend at 2:10 p.m. Tuesday in which he was northbound and drove off the roadway. He was transported to the Salem hospital with minor injuries.

— Police spoke with a complainant on station at 6 p.m. Tuesday in reference to an assault that occurred on June 30. The matter is under investigation.

— During an investigation of a separate incident at 6:29 p.m. Tuesday, Tammy Lynn Brent, 37, Freedom Avenue, Alliance, was arrested on an active warrant out of Mahoning County for misuse of a credit card.

— Police responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 1200 block of Benton Road at 5:39 a.m. Wednesday but were unable to find the vehicle.

— A Warren man reported at 5:35 p.m. Wednesday that his roommate hit him the face with a beer bottle causing a large cut that needed stitches while they were in the area of the bypass and Benton Road. The man was advised he needed to come to the station to make a statement and document his injuries.

— Police responded to the 1000 block of Colonial Drive at 9:50 p.m. Wednesday in reference to two juveniles sitting in a yard. The juveniles were found to have run away from the group home on Sharon Lynn Drive in Goshen Township.

East Liverpool

— Police were called at 6:36 p.m. Wednesday to the high school vocational building on Maine Boulevard for an alarm drop, finding the door unlocked. Officers searched the building, reset the alarm and secured the door.

— A homeowner in the 800 block of Daisy Lane reported at 5:35 p.m. Wednesday that someone was dumping into the creek that the city just cleaned out. Police spoke to the owner of the property in question who said he was just cleaning up some of the stones and there was no garbage in the creek. After explaining to the other family that the other person owns the property in question, there were no more issues.

— A woman in the 400 block of Wilbert Avenue reported at 2:59 p.m. Wednesday that someone slashed her two front tires on her Pontiac Grand Am while it was parked in front of her apartment.

— A woman in the 600 block of Edgewood Street reported at 5:36 a.m. Wednesday that her 19-year-old son was giving her problems after she told him not to be hanging out with a 14-year-old girl while living under her roof. She said he became upset, cussed at her and called her a name, then went to work. She said there was no violence, but he threatened to call Children Services and make up things. She was told he probably needs to find a place to live if he continues to act like this.

— A woman in the 400 block of Monroe Street reported at 11:50 p.m. Tuesday that it appeared as though someone attempted to punch out the window of her door and that her ex and his current girlfriend have been threatening her.

— A warrant for domestic violence was being issued against a 54-year-old man after a domestic was reported in the 600 block of Minerva Street at 11:20 p.m. Tuesday. The female victim said she was choked by the suspect and she wanted to file charges. The suspect had left before police arrived.

— An alarm was reported going off in the 500 block of Jefferson Street at 10:06 p.m. Tuesday. Police checked and found the building secure. The alarm reset itself.

— Kids were reported walking in the middle of the road on Dresden at 9:53 p.m. Tuesday. Officers told them to stay off the road. A male police spoke to said he was walking to Walmart and denied being in the road. He was told to stay off to the side of the road.

— A couple reported at 8:57 p.m. Tuesday that while walking to the bowling alley and on Ravine Street, someone they know driving a silver Suburban purposely swerved at them and the passenger door came open, almost hitting them. They both recognized the driver, but just wanted a report at this time.

— A caller at 7:13 p.m. Tuesday reported two males fighting outside in an alley on Lisbon Street. Officers arrived and spoke to a juvenile who said he got into a heated argument with his adult brother and the brother left. The domestic violence laws were explained.

— A caller at 6:49 p.m. Tuesday reported fireworks being let off on Grant Street, but police found nothing.

— The driver of a dump truck hauling gravel, Mark Kennedy, 64, of Toronto, was cited for dropping/loose load after a piece of gravel spilled from the truck and bounced, striking the front cowling of a motorcycle and cracking the plastic. Kennedy told police he hit a pot hole on state Route 11 South, jerking the truck and causing the gate to open enough to allow gravel to spill from the moving truck. He admitted to not securing his load properly, the accident report said. The motorcycle rider was identified as Howard Stine, 55, of Irondale. He was not injured.

— Police attempted to make contadt with boys who were throwing firecrackers onto porches in the area of Lincoln Avenue at midnight Thursday.


–A Wellsville resident came to the police department on July 1, to report six missing firearms. The resident said he was not home from June 10 to 11 and did not notice anything missing, but a few days latter he found a broken basement window and discovered his firearms missing.

–Gary Burnes, of East Liverpool, was cited for expired temporary tags on July 2. While on patrol an officer found a Chevy mobile home with hazard lights on, parked at 15th and Commerce. The moblie home had expired temporary tags registered to Burnes, who was not with the vehicle. T&T Towing took the mobile home to an impound yard. Burnes said the vehicle had run out of gas and he had gone to Rich Oil to get fuel.


— The fire department responded to the 1300 block of Westview Drive at 9:37 a.m. Friday in reference to a commercial fire alarm and found water from the sprinkler system coming from the drain. Firefighters entered the building but found no issues. They stood by until the keyholder arrived and employees reset the sprinkler system.

— The fire department responded to the 200 block of Jennings Avenue at 10:56 a.m. Friday in reference to powerlines down in the roadway. The lines were determined to be cable TV lines and were removed from the street.