County Sheriff

— A suspicious vehicle was reported in the area of Teegarden and Gamble Roads at 10:09 p.m. Saturday. The vehicle reportedly had been parked there for about an hour. However, before deputies arrived the vehicle had already left in the direction of Gamble Road.

— A woman reported at 6:07 p.m. Saturday her daughter broke into her camper at the Timashamie Campground on Georgetown Road overnight. Deputies found no signs of forced entry. The camp owner said the daughter regularly stays at her mother’s camper during the summer months on weekends and they believed she has a key to get in. It was suggested there may be a family dispute at this time and the mother may be trying to get the daughter in trouble.

Highway Patrol

–State wildlife officer Jesse S. Janosik struck a deer while driving on Clarks Mill Road in Washington Township in an ODNR pickup truck at 12:05 a.m. Thursday.


— A driver was pulled over Sunday. Melissa McCulley, 37, East Washington Street, Salineville, was cited into County Municipal Court for allegedly driving under suspension.

— A resident on Salineville Road West was reported to be illegally burning trash and other debris on Sunday. Police found they were burning a mattress due to a bed bug outbreak. Police told them to put the fire out and left to avoid becoming contaminated.

St. Clair Township

— Angela Hoder, no information provided, was cited at 7 p.m. Wednesday for left of center on state Route 267. During the traffic stop, office, officers found several buprenorphine pills during a consent search in a cellophane wrapper in her purse, which she said a friend had bought for her. The pills were sent to the crime lab with other possible charges pending.

— A disturbance was investigated on Y&O Road shortly after midnight Thursday.

— A raccoon was acting strangely (possibly rabid) at 1:17 p.m. Friday in the 16000 block of state Route 267. Officers attempted to safely dispatch the animal.

— Zackery Strub, no information provided, was cited at 7:33 p.m. Friday in the 16000 block of Dresden Avenue on a charge of driving under FRA suspension, after an officer observed him operating a car despite being suspended for non-compliance and citing him three days before. By the time, the officer had turned around to stop them, the car’s three occupants had parked near Arby’s and were out of the vehicle, walking towards Walmart. Strub also couldn’t provide proof of insurance for the vehicle, which was towed.

— A subject reported at 9:04 p.m. Sunday that his ex-girlfriend kept circling the parking lot at Walmart, where he is employed, and staring at him.

— Officers were dispatched at 1:42 a.m. Sunday to Gretchen’s Lock, where a vehicle struck a guard rail. The vehicle was disabled and towed.

East Liverpool

— A driver was stopped and warned shortly before 1 a.m. Friday for a broken tail light and no plate illumination in the first block of West 8th Street.

— Police transported an intoxicated subject at 1:53 a.m. Friday in front of the New Dimension Bar to his residence.

— A subject who was traveling in the wrong lane while trying to merge onto state Route 39 east from West 8th Street was given a verbal warning at 1:33 a.m. Friday.

— A male subject in the 300 block of Grant Street reported that his girlfriend had sideswiped his truck and left the scene at 7:43 a.m. Friday.

— Four bicycles were reported stolen from Jackman Street, with only one recovered as of 2:30 p.m. Friday. Extra checks were requested of the area.

— Police found a male subject unresponsive on the sidewalk near West 6th St. and Jackson around noon Sunday and called for an ambulance to transport him to East Liverpool City Hospital.

— A Globe Street woman reported a male subject has been harassing her and her mother at 2:54 p.m. Sunday.


— City police assisted Perry Township police at 12:48 a.m. Monday with a traffic stop at state Route 45 and Golf Club Lane.

— A driver received a warning for not having a license plate light after a traffic stop for an equipment violation at 11:36 p.m. Sunday on Snyder Road at Depot Road. The driver consented to a search, but nothing illegal was found.

— A resident in the 600 block of East Third Street reported coming home at 10:26 p.m. Sunday to find the garage door open. Officers saw what appeared to be forced entry through the door. No one was found inside and there was no way to gain access to the house. No items were reported stolen from the garage.

— A barking dog was reported in the 1000 block of Homewood at 10:09 p.m. Sunday. The homeowner was contacted and let the dog inside.

— A neighbor dispute possibly turning into a physical altercation was reported at 8:22 p.m. Sunday in the 1100 block of Short Avenue. Both parties said the other person started the incident by verbally taunting the other. Police were told a male who lives on the west side of the street was making threats to physically harm the person on the east side of the street. He was extremely intoxicated and given a warning for disorderly conduct and told he will be charged if the behavior continues. A short time later, officers were called back to the scene and a caller said the person on the east side was taunting the other person. They were also given a warning for disorderly conduct. All were told to leave each other alone.

— Possible drug activity was reported in the city on South Lincoln Avenue at 8:21 p.m. Sunday.

— A female residing on Sharon Lynn Drive was cited for driving under suspension after a traffic stop at 7:43 p.m. Sunday on Jennings Avenue.

— A parking ticket was placed on a vehicle for parking in a prohibited zone after a caller reported a parking complaint in the 400 block of Fair Avenue at 7:32 p.m. Sunday. No one knew who owned the vehicle.

— A dog was reported at large in the 400 block of Sharp Avenue at 7 p.m. Sunday, but was not found. Officers located a white and brown dog in a yard with some people but they said the dog had not left the yard.

— A child custody dispute was reported at 6:54 p.m. Sunday in the 200 block of Park Avenue where a woman said her juvenile daughter’s father came to the residence to pick her up outside of the court agreement. Officers spoke to the male who said the six weeks of visitation for the mother was up. Both parties were told they needed to settle the incident in court. The male was not permitted to take the child due to the woman having proper paperwork from the court and being within the court agreement.

— A man in the 200 block of Rose reported at 4:34 p.m. Sunday that sometime overnight, unknown persons entered his back yard and got in his swimming pool. The cover was off the pool and toys were thrown on the ground. No damage was observed at this time.

— A caller reported at 3:52 p.m. Sunday in the 200 block of East Fourth Street that an intoxicated female was standing on the sidewalk yelling at the caller’s mother. Officers found the female sitting on her front porch. She admitted yelling at the neighbors. She was told to stay on her property and stop yelling profanities at the neighbors and that she would go to jail if police had to come back.

— An officer on Fairview Avenue was flagged down at 3:22 p.m. Sunday by a motorist who advised about a junk vehicle parked in a drive in the 1200 block for years with expired plates. Police located the vehicle and discovered the plates expired in 2016. The tires were starting to lose air. Nobody answered the door. A warning tag to have the vehicle removed within 10 days or risk being towed was issued.

— A dispute was reported at 2:29 p.m. Sunday in the 400 block of Sharp Avenue where police made contact with a woman who said her neighbors were yelling and swearing. She asked them to be quiet because she had small children hearing the foul language and the female neighbor started yelling at her. Police made contact with a male and the female neighbor. The female said she was yelling loudly on the phone with her mother. They were told to keep the volume down due to other residents in the area and small children. No physical violence was reported.

— A clerk at Smith Oil on East State Street reported at 2:16 p.m. Sunday that a male in a white sedan left without paying for $31.65 worth of gasoline, but said it didn’t appear intentional. Police followed up with the driver who said he used a credit/debit card but it must not have recorded the payment. He returned to the business and paid.

— Donald Krebs, 30, of South Union Avenue, was cited for assured clear distance ahead after his eastbound vehicle on East State Street failed to maintain an assured clear distance ahead and struck the rear of an eastbound vehicle driven by a 17-year-old Hanoverton boy who stopped quickly for traffic that stopped quickly in front of him at 12:09 p.m. Sunday. No injuries were reported.

— A man reported finding a purse in an alley in the 700 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 8:50 a.m. Sunday. After a brief investigation, police returned it to the owner, who said it had been in her vehicle. She checked her vehicle and noticed her glove box open and papers everywhere. The only item not recovered was a pocketbook.

Fire Calls


— Firefighters were called at 9:12 a.m. Monday to a fire alarm at Holiday Inn Express, 240 N. Cunningham Road, but were told enroute that it was a false alarm. An engine continued to the scene to make sure the alarm panel reset correctly. Hotel staff said a resident turned on a microwave and a puff of smoke came out, triggering the smoke alarm.