Highway Patrol

— Stephen Jarrod Pickett, 34, Greensboro, N.C., was westbound on U.S. 62 in Knox Township at 9:34 a.m. June 27 and in the passing lane and Leonard P. Mapes, 76, Alliance, was westbound in the center turn lane and they came in contact.

— Ellis Payne, 27, Austintown, was northbound on Lower Elkton Road in Fairfield Township at 5:12 p.m. June 24 and a tractor trailer owned by R&L Transfer of Indiana, was southbound and went left of center and Payne swerved to avoid the tractor trailer and went off the right side into a ditch. The tractor trailer continued on.

— Daniel Cavanaugh, 54, Richmond, Ohio, was northbound on Wayne Bridge Road in Center Township at 1:52 p.m. June 23 and stopped at the U.S. 30 intersection and lost his balance on his motorcycle and it fell over on it. He was taken to St. Elizabeth hospital with minor injuries.

— Gregory D. Coleman, 50, New Franklin, was eastbound on U.S. 30 in Hanover Township at 11 a.m. July 2 and a tire blew out and he went off the right side into an embankment.

County Sheriff

— Multiple people were reported fighting at the end of a driveway on South Bandy Road in Knox Township at 12:20 a.m. Sunday. Deputies spoke to Harley Ann Townsend, who said Scott A. Bryant pushed her up against a vehicle. A warrant was issued for Bryant, charging him with assault.

— An East Lincoln Street, Salineville, resident reported at 5:25 a.m. Saturday someone attempted to break into his home. Deputies checked the area, but did not find anyone.

— Deputies responded to a medical call at a Fairfield School Road, Elkrun Township, home at 2:28 a.m. Sunday. William McMillan, 64, was transported by KLG to Salem Regional Medical Center, but was deceased.

— A Paulin Road, Wayne Township, woman reported at 11:39 p.m. Saturday another woman damaged her property and was supposed to pay for the damage. Deputies tried to call the woman back, but she did not answer and does not have voicemail set up.

— An accident was reported at the Rogers Food and Fuel at 7:09 p.m. Saturday. A woman, Rachel Marie Baker, was backing in the parking lot and accidentally scraped the right passenger door of her vehicle across a telephone pole.

— Deputies checked the areas of Glasgow and McDonald Roads for a loud music complaint at 7:36 p.m. Saturday, but did not hear any loud music.

— Loud music and fireworks were reported on Carmel Achor Road, Middleton Township, at 2:04 a.m. Sunday. Deputies spoke to the homeowner and told them to keep the noise down.

— Neighbors reportedly were arguing on East Main Street, Salineville, at 3:28 a.m. Sunday, but when deputies arrived everyone was inside their homes.

— Someone reported a state Route 170, Middleton Township, man was yelling obscenities in his yard at 11 a.m. Sunday. The man told deputies he was reading scripture from his Bible and had his radio on.

— A U.S. Route 30, Hanover Township, man reported at 2:15 p.m. Saturday someone stole his son’s welding leads, which were described as orange, 100-feet long, with a stinger clap on the positive lead and a screw clamp on the ground. They had been inside a pickup truck before they were taken.

–A Bayard Road, West Township, man reported at 3:41 p.m. Sunday the man he rents off of accused him of stealing a dirt bike from the landlord’s father’s trailer.


— A Maple Hill Road resident reported Sunday there was someone there he did not want. Police found both a father and son living at the home and the report was due to an argument they were having at the time.

East Palestine

— Police assisted the county sheriff’s office at 1:06 a.m. Friday with the arrest of Devin Baker, 34, on an outstanding warrant on McClure Road. Baker was taken into custody without incident.

— Police assisted the county sheriff’s office at 12:40 p.m. Friday with the arrest of a woman, name not listed in the report, on an outstanding warrant on West Clark Street. She was taken into custody without incident.

— Police were called to an East Taggart Street business at 11:50 a.m. Friday to stand by while some property was collected. The man collected his business equipment and there were no problems.

— A man, address not listed, reported at 11:36 a.m. Friday an ex-girlfriend without his consent removed his Samsung Galaxy X9 from his Verizon account and that the device was not paid for when it was removed from the account and transferred to a new account leaving him responsible for the outstanding balance on the phone.

— Police responded to East Taggart Street near the state line at 5:28 a.m. Friday upon the request of the highway patrol for the removal of a deer from the road.

— Police responded to East Taggart Street at 7:38 p.m. Thursday for a report that a man had fallen outside. The man was assisted up and into his apartment.

— A woman reported at 12:59 p.m. Thursday a cooler was taken that had been sitting in the grass on Park Drive.

— Police confiscated several cans of beer from a man after they were found in the park at 12:55 p.m. Thursday.

— Police noticed a suspicious vehicle parked in the high grassy area on Kemple Drive near West Main Street at 11 p.m. Wednesday. Police attempted to contact the registered owner by phone but were not successful. Police were able to make contact with the owner at their home and was told by the owner’s mother that the owner would pick up the vehicle in the morning.

— A West Clark Street man reported at 6:46 p.m. Wednesday his son took his father-in-law’s vehicle without permission.

— A man reported at 9:53 a.m. July 1 he was assaulted by four men while at a home on Garfield Avenue. The matter is under investigation.

— An East Taggart Street resident reported at 8:54 a.m. July 1 a child that appeared to be about two years old was outside alone on the porch for about an hour. Police went to the home and found the child still outside and alone. The front door was found to be open and the child’s father was inside asleep on the couch. The report was forwarded to children’s services.

St. Clair Township

— An unidentified driver was cited at 9:49 a.m. Friday in the 15000 block of Tractor Supply for expired plates.

–Police responded to a car alarm going in off at 10:35 a.m. Sunday in the Walmart parking lot.

–William Pierce was arrested on several active warrants at 4:51 p.m. Sunday in the first block of Parkway Avenue.

— Officers responded to a neighbor dispute shortly after midnight Sunday in Echo Dell Mobile Home Park.

— Suspicious activity was reported at 11 a.m. Sunday in the Walmart parking lot.

East Liverpool

–Officers checked on an abandoned house in the 700 block of Rigby at midnight Sunday.

— An ambulance was called to the first block of Fawcett Street at 2:43 a.m. Sunday after a man was assaulted over a woman.

Perry Township

— Police were called at 10:07 p.m. Sunday to the 500 block of West Pidgeon Street for a report of fireworks going off, finding multiple houses were lighting off fireworks but officers could not find the exact location. Police made an announcement over the public address system and the fireworks stopped. There was also a report of fireworks on Chestnut Grove Road at 10:02 p.m. Friday, with the residents told to stop.

— A caller at 8:14 p.m. Sunday reported a reckless driver in the 200 block of Apple Street, going what she claimed was 90 mph in a vehicle built for the drag strip. She was worried about one of her cats getting hit by the vehicle. The vehicle was not found.

— A woman at 11:23 a.m. Sunday requested a welfare check on her juvenile daughter at a residence in the 700 block of Main Street. She said she was unable to make contact with her daughter or the child’s custodial grandmother for three days. While police were at the residence, the juvenile and grandmother returned home from a camping trip they took with family. The child’s mother was made aware.

— Jeffrey Manley, 29, of Canton, was cited for expired registration and minor misdemeanors for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop at 7:49 p.m. Saturday on South Lincoln Avenue at Pembrooke Drive. Manley had consented to a search of the vehicle.

— A woman on Southridge Drive called police at 10:14 a.m. Saturday about fireworks debris in her yard. She just wanted police made aware because this was the first year the debris got into her neighborhood and she was concerned about it possibly starting a fire in the future.

— An intoxicated driver was reported at 12:08 a.m. Saturday in the 1800 block of South Lincoln Avenue. Police followed the vehicle to the township limits and observed no violations.

— A downed wire was reported at 7:47 p.m. Friday in the 300 block of Benton Road. Police responded and spoke to the caller and saw the wire was for cable. She said she would call Spectrum to have it fixed.

— Police were called at 3:17 p.m. Friday for a medical in the 1100 block of Prospect Street for an unresponsive female, who was then responsive and transported to Salem Regional Medical Center by EMT ambulance.

— Police were called at 12:20 p.m. Friday to the area of Georgetown Road and state Route 45 to assist the Ohio State Highway Patrol in attempting to stop a fleeing motorcycle. The motorcycle was not found.

— A woman requested a welfare check at 11:39 p.m. Friday on state Route 344 on her two children, ages 9 and 10, saying she could not reach her ex-husband. Officers made contact and determined the two kids were fine.


— An alarm was reported at 1:55 a.m. Monday in the 400 block of Prospect Street, but the exterior was found secure.

— A caller at 1:24 a.m. Monday reported a possible breaking and entering in the 900 block of West Wilson Street, saying the neighbor had been evicted from the property but someone was seen running out of the residence. Police found the rear door open and checked inside but didn’t find anyone inside. The caller planned to call the landlord.

— A vehicle was reported damaged at 11:43 p.m. Sunday in the 200 block of South Lincoln Avenue.

— A suspicious vehicle was reported at 11:29 p.m. Sunday in the 300 block of West State Street. Police spoke to the people who said they were just talking and were about to leave.

— A caller at 10:50 p.m. Sunday reported a male and female with a dog damaged an electrical box at the intersection of North Ellsworth Avenue and Fourth Street. Police made contact with the people and gathered information. Ohio Edison was contacted for repairs and charges were pending.

— A barking dog was reported at 10:05 p.m. Sunday in the 400 block of Vine Avenue, but was not found.

— An officer was flagged down in the 500 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 8:59 p.m. Sunday by an intoxicated male who said a female was sleeping inside his residence but did not want her there. Police spoke with the female and the male agreed to let her stay the evening.

— A possible drug overdose was reported at 7:35 p.m. Sunday in the 200 block of Rose Avenue. A male refused all medical assistance.

— A caller at 7:28 p.m. Sunday reported a dog was being held in a garage/basement in the 300 block of North Lincoln Avenue and the caller was concerned for the dog’s well-being. The caller was advised the dog was checked on the previous day and appeared to be well-kept and ok. The owners were not home.

— Police were called at 7:24 p.m. Sunday to the 600 block of Jennings Avenue for a person to be removed. The person in question said they just wanted a piece of property returned. They were told it’s a civil matter.

— A possible domestic was reported at 5:49 p.m. Sunday in the 400 block of Hickory Lane. An argument started in a vehicle and items were thrown out once the people were at the residence. Both said nothing physical occurred. The female left for the evening. The incident will be sent to the prosecutor for review.

— A burglary was reported at 3:21 p.m. Sunday in the 500 block of Continental Drive and will be turned over to a detective.

— An alarm was reported at 2:48 p.m. Sunday in the 1400 block of Allen Road. Police found an unsecured door at the business. Officers and K-9 Simon checked the interior and the keyholder responded to reset the alarm and secure the door.

— A hit/skip was reported at 2:13 p.m. Sunday in the 2100 block of Monroe where a man said he saw a vehicle hit his neighbor’s vehicle. No damage to the vehicle was found by police.

— Michael Matevich, 48, of Seacrist Road, was cited for assured clear distance ahead after his vehicle struck the rear of a vehicle driven by Julie Coons, 41, of Stratton Road, who was stopped at 2:06 p.m. Sunday due to a person crossing the street.

— Police issued parked tickets for vehicles illegally parked on East Fifth Street and Washington Avenue on Sunday.

— Police responded at 1:27 p.m. Sunday to the 300 block of West Ninth Street for an animal complaint. Officers made contact with a resident and checked on the dog who appeared to be in good health.

— Police were called at 1:22 p.m. Sunday to the 900 block of East Third Street to check the welfare of a resident, but were unable to make contact.

— A caller at 12:27 p.m. Sunday reported a dog tied up to a tree in the 900 block of Jones Drive. The dog did not appear to be in distress or malnourished. Police were unable to make contact with the homeowner.

— A woman in the 400 block of Continental Drive reported at 11:24 a.m. Sunday that the rear window was broken out of her vehicle in the parking lot.

— A woman in the 1500 block of East Third Street reported possible telephone harassment at 11:09 a.m. Sunday, saying she’s going through a divorce with a person who lives in Florida who has been sending multiple unwanted emails.


— An officer responded to the area of Columbia and Home streets at 3:20 p.m. July 4 in reference to water in the roadway. Upon arrival, the officer found that most of the water had already run off of the roadway since the rain stopped. In a few areas, the water was not flowing into the catch basin since the road was lower. The officer determined that the rain had come down rapidly and the catch basins could not handle it at first.

— An officer responded to the group home on High Street at 9:34 a.m. Saturday in reference to an unresponsive woman lying face down in the gravel parking lot at the rear of the building. The officer was eventually able to make verbal contact with the woman who requested transportation to the Salem hospital. She was transported by ambulance to the hospital for evaluation.

— An officer responded to a 200 block Oak Street home at 3:31 p.m. Sunday where the resident reported her son had taken her vehicle without permission as well as a grandfather clock from the home. The charges of unauthorized use of a vehicle and theft of the clock were forwarded to the municipal court.

Fire Calls


— Firefighters were called at 11:33 p.m. Sunday to the 300 block of North Ellsworth Avenue for damage to a telephone box. Ohio Edison responded ant shut off the power to the box. The telephone box was secured and the telephone company was notified.

— A downed line was reported at 7:53 p.m. Sunday in the 1900 block of Stewart Avenue. The downed line was cable.