County Sheriff

— The county dog pound reported someone there causing problems at 12:20 p.m. Wednesday. The dog warden’s office had removed two dogs from the property of Lois Hawkinberry, Chester Street, East Liverpool, on Tuesday because they were unlicensed. Hawkinberry went to the pound to get her dogs and stated she was not leaving without them. Deputies explained she needed to secure licenses for the dogs, then go to court and follow the judge’s orders regarding the matter. She wanted to see the dogs before she left.

— A state Route 7, Fairfield Township, woman reported at 1:06 p.m. Wednesday she has a pending court case involving her neighbor and on Wednesday she was out mowing her yard with her child playing outside. When she neared the property line, the neighbor turned his tractor so that the bucket came across the line. She was not injured, but felt the neighbor was pushing her buttons.

— A Metz Road, Columbiana, woman reported at 12:47 p.m. Wednesday she received an email offering to add her as a secret shopper for Consumer Impression Services. She replied to the advertisement, was accepted and received a check for $2,000 reportedly to get her started. She was to deposit $1,000 and send the rest of the money to another address. She deposited the money, but did not send any money until she was sure the check cleared. The bank notified her the check was fraudulent and no money was going to be issued.

— The owner of Minerva Welding, U.S. Route 30, Minerva, reported at 12:05 p.m. Wednesday they bought the former Star Motel property at auction. They took the sign down and put it behind the weld shop. Then the sign came up missing a couple months ago. The owner next saw on Facebook someone was seeking photographs of the Star Motel so they could restore the sign. It is currently at the Canton Sign Company.

— Deputies and West Point Fire and EMS responded to a Cream Ridge Road, Madison Township, home at 9:20 a.m. Monday after a 2-year-old boy accidentally ingested fly poison.

— The foster parent of a 14-year-old old asked deputies to remove the child, because he would not listen to him. Deputies suggested contacting the child placement agency or file unruly charges against the child. The man said he has tried to contact the child placement agency and they say they are working to find him another home, but the man wants him gone now.

— A Y and O Road, Madison Township, woman reported at 2:34 p.m. Tuesday she and the man she recently split up with was working on her son’s vehicle and they were having a dispute over whether the son authorized the work and whether they could get the vehicle without paying for the repairs. Deputies explained it was a civil issue.

— A state route 45, Madison Township, woman reported at 9:04 p.m. Wednesday she wanted another woman and her children removed from her home. She had allowed them to move in with her, so deputies explained she would need to file an eviction to have them removed.


— Zackery Strub, 25, Salem, was cited for failure to reinstate following a traffic stop on North Main Street at 1:56 p.m. Wednesday.

St. Clair Township

— Jerry Cunningham Jr., no address listed, was arrested at 7:55 p.m. Tuesday in the first block of state Route 11 on charges of driving under suspension and improper display of plates, after a routine traffic stop for not having a front plate on the vehicle.

— Charles L. Tudor, no address listed, was arrested at 9:10 a.m. Tuesday in the 49000 block of Calcutta-Smith Ferry Road on charges of disorderly conduct while intoxicated., after being discovered passed out unconscious in a vehicle. The officer said two passengers in the vehicle had given Tudor two hits of narcan in his left arm. When he awoke, Tudor allegedly admitted snorting heroin. He was transported to City Hospital, where he was to told to stay until served with his charges or otherwise face felony escape charges.

— A male victim reported at 1:49 a.m. Tuesday that a female has texted him more than 50 times despite being told several times to stop.

–Police responded at 6:10 p.m. Tuesday to the 15000 block of Melbourne Avenue to investigate an allegation of animal abuse. Officers advised they would attempt to contact the owner of the horse.

— Officers removed an unwanted subject at 3:44 a.m. Tuesday in the 49000 block of Purinton Avenue.

— An East Palestine man reported a custody dispute at 4:44 pm. Wednesday in the 15000 block of Sprucevale Road.

— Officers responded to a man who had fallen and yelling for help at 2:30 p.m. Monday in the 100 block of East Fifth Street. The man allegedly said he had been just walking and tripped, hitting his head and injuring his left arm. He was transported to City Hospital.

Perry Township

— Township police were requested at 3:57 p.m. Wednesday by Salem police to contact a female in the township on State Boulevard who forgot to pay for fuel at Smith Oil in the city on East State Street. The woman said she used her card to pay but would return to Smith Oil to straighten everything out.

— Police were dispatched to the 1600 block of Franklin Avenue at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday for a male who fell off the roof while cleaning gutters. KLG already had the male ready to be taken to St. Elizabeth hospital to be examined.

— A resident in the 700 block of Michigan Boulevard reported at 1:48 p.m. Wednesday that a male who identified himself as an employee of the EPA was giving his wife a hard time over the house numbers being outdated. The male was described as elderly and the resident believed it to be some type of scam.

— A resident in the 1300 block of Benton Road reported at 11:44 a.m. Wednesday that he received a phone call from a company named LPI that claimed he owed money for a tanning bed he purchased from them. He advised the company that he never purchased a tanning bed and someone used his identity to purchase the tanning bed. LPI needed a police report to release him from the fraudulent purchase.

— Police were requested by Cleveland Police to check on a vehicle on Highland in reference to a hit/skip accident. Police spoke with the owner and determined the vehicle was not the vehicle involved.


— Police responded at 12:26 a.m. Thursday to the 600 block of Continental Drive for a report of a baby raccoon with a peanut butter jar stuck on its head. People lost sight of the animal and police were unable to locate it. The people were told to call police if they saw the animal again.

— Police were called at 11:54 p.m. Wednesday to the area of East Third and North Union for a noise complaint regarding someone working outside on their residence. Police made contact with workers covering a roof with a tarp. They were made aware of the noise ordinance and said they were done for the night.

— An officer in the area of Third and Vine at 11:55 p.m. Wednesday saw a male who appeared to be having a hard time walking. He said he had a stroke several years ago, causing him to have difficulty walking. He was given a ride to his residence on East School Street.

— Police were called at 10:44 p.m. Wednesday to the 300 block of Jennings to assist fire department first responders and EMT on a medical alert button activation. No one was answering the door, but the back door was found open. The residence was checked and nobody was inside. The medical alert button was found on the kitchen floor and the female resident was not home.

— A man from Lake Milton reported at 10:19 p.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of North Ellsworth Avenue that his girlfriend had taken his cell phone and left him stranded. Officers asked Lake Milton police to contact her. While speaking with Lake Milton police and the other person involved, police noted the incident as a civil action due to payment agreements and living expenses.

— A man in the 400 block of East Perry Street reported at 9:49 p.m. Wednesday that his neighbor had a brick under the back tire of his vehicle and he did not feel it was safe. Police found the vehicle in park and not going anywhere. The owner was advised of the complaint and said the parking brake did not work and he used the brick as a precaution.

— A barking dog was reported at 9:21 p.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of East third Street, but was not found.

— Loud music was reported at 8:29 p.m. Wednesday in the 1700 block of Pearce Circle. A person contacted said they would turn down the volume.

— Barbara Cox, 46, of Bacon Avenue, East Palestine, was cited for operating a vehicle under the influence, no operator’s license and a stop sign violation after a traffic stop at 7:29 p.m. Wednesday on South Ellsworth Avenue at West Wilson Street.

— Items located at the corner of North Lincoln and East Ninth and the 800 block of South Lincoln were turned over to police Wednesday and placed in the police lost and found.

— A man came to the police station at 4:25 p.m. Wednesday for a child custody dispute, advising his ex was attempting to get his children back prior to his visitation being over and wanted to take them over state lines. He was advised to have his custody paperwork available and contact the court.

–Police were called at 11:06 a.m. Wednesday to the 2700 block of East State Street for a person to be removed from a store. The person was outside and the caller said the person had been making a scene inside the store and they wanted them to leave. The person was told by police to leave.

— A street sign was reported down on the ground at South Union and Oak at 8:47 a.m. Wednesday.

— An open door was reported at 7:56 a.m. Wednesday on East Fourth Street, but the exterior was secure.

— Police assisted Cleveland police in checking for a vehicle on South Madison Avenue at 7:39 a.m. Wednesday, but the vehicle was not there.