County Sheriff

— Suspicious activity was reported at an England Drive, Unity Township, home at 1:10 a.m. Thursday. Nothing out of the ordinary was found.

— A suspicious person was reported on Hazel Run Road, Washington Township, at 11:05 p.m. Wednesday. Deputies found a woman whose car battery had died and she was in the process of getting it jumped.

— A Middleton Road, Fairfield Township, man reported at 12:59 p.m. Wednesday his neighbor was mowing the grass and the grass clippings went on the pickup truck of the man’s son. The man said he has asked his neighbor in the past not to mow the grass where the clippings are going off of his own property. Where the son was parking his truck did not belong to the man or to the neighbor.

–Deputies were asked at 1:02 p.m. Wednesday to check on a Shady Lane Road, Center Township, man who has not been to the Salem Hospital Dialysis Clinic in three weeks. Deputies spoke to the stepmom, of the person in question, who said he has been very ill and she was going to take him to the hospital on Wednesday. He was brought out on the porch in his wheelchair by his father and also told deputies he was going to the hospital that day. Deputies suggested they call the clinic and explain what was happening.

— Land Pro Equipment, state Route 14, East Palestine, reported at 9:48 a.m. Wednesday sometime overnight someone took a John Deere Z 950 R zero turn mower from the business.

— A woman reported at 11:36 a.m. Wednesday she was doing some ministry work, going door-to-door in the area of state Route 7 in Madison Township, when she saw three horses in a paddock area in a backyard with no grass or food and a water trough with green water in it. Deputies checked on the horses at the home, where there was no answer. There was shelter for the horses to get under in case of foul weather, but no grain or hay. The horses also appeared to need their hooves trimmed. Deputies left a note for the homeowner to call.

— An alarm sounded at the Steel Valley gas station in Hanoverton at 11:40 p.m. Tuesday, but everything appeared to be secure.

— A woman, Cassie Thompson, was behind another woman, Cathleen Kelly in the Lisbon McDonald’s drive through at 2:06 p.m. Tuesday when Thompson’s sandal got stuck between the two pedals and she was unable to apply the brakes soon enough. Her vehicle struck the one Kelly was driving, which was actually owned by Enterprise Rentals. No addresses for the two women were listed on the report.

Highway Patrol

— Holly L. Massie, 20, Wellsville, was northbound on state Route 45 in Madison Township at 4:55 p.m. July 18 and attempted to stop at the U.3. 30 stop sign and had a complete brake failure and ran the stop sign and made a right turn onto the south shoulder of U.S. 30 eastbound then made a right turn into the grassy area next to the west side of the U.S. 30 eastbound on ramp and struck a traffic sign.


– An officer responded to Washington Street near Butcher Road at 5:18 p.m. Tuesday to assist a Washingtonville officer who had made a traffic stop and detected the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. The Leetonia officer stood by with the vehicle occupants while the Washingtonville officer searched the vehicle. The Leetonia officer stood by until no longer needed.

– An officer responded to the area of state Route 14 and Lisbon Canfield Road at 7:02 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a possible overdose involving a red Dodge Neon type vehicle. The officer worked with Washingtonville police to search the area, but they were unable to find the vehicle in question.

– An officer responded to the area of Columbia Street near Home Street at 8:21 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a suspicious person after a resident reported a female carrying a bag had been in her driveway and picked flowers. The resident said the female was apparently not well mentally. The officer found the female on Columbia Street near Wilson Street and she said that she was fine, but was apparently under the influence or suffering from a mental disorder. An investigation revealed that she had been evicted from a home in Salem and Perry Township police assisted in placing her in a shelter near Leetonia through a local church. The woman was transported to the church where employees were familiar with her. She was advised not to trespass on private property.


– An officer responded to the Beloit Fire Station #2 on Main Street at 1:13 p.m. July 18 where someone reported the theft of a flower basket provided to the department by the Mahoning County Green Team.

– Lajuan Anthony White, 21, Youngstown, was charged with possession of a dangerous drug and possession of marijuana after a Goshen officer stopped him during a DUI checkpoint in Boardman at 1:15 a.m. July 21 and found him in possession of a small bag of marijuana and Promethazine without a prescription.

– An officer responded to a 7000 block West Calla Road home at 12:41 p.m. Monday to assist Green Township EMS on a medical call in which the victim had fallen and struck her head, causing it to bleed. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

– An officer responded to an 11000 block Green Beaver Road home at 10:51 a.m. Tuesday to assist Green Township EMS on a medical call and stood by until the victim was transported to a local hospital.


— A woman in the 900 block of Park Avenue reported at 2:55 a.m. Thursday that an unknown person placed a barricade in front of her door. No barricade was found by police and nothing suspicious was found around her residence.

— Wesley Clark, 29, of 420 S. County Road, Washingtonville, was taken into custody on an active warrant for assault while police were checking on people at an East Fourth Street address at 1:19 a.m. Thursday after responding to an overdose. Clark was turned over to a sheriff’s deputy and taken to the Columbiana County jail. Police had been called by KLG at 12:43 a.m. to the residence in the 200 block for a possible overdose. The patient said she wasn’t feeling well, with the elderly female taken to Salem Regional Medical Center.

— A man from Westview Avenue reported a possible scam at 1:02 a.m. Thursday involving someone who called claiming to be from Verizon. He didn’t give out any personal information and he checked with Verizon and was told no one from there contacted him. Verizon said someone attempted to purchase several cell phones to his account but were unsuccessful. He was told to monitor his credit and file a police report.

— Loud persons were reported in the 200 block of East Fourth Street at 11:50 p.m. Wednesday. Police made contact and told them to keep it down.

— A woman in the 500 block of Aetna reported at 9:59 p.m. Wednesday that she believed her nephew may have stolen a set of headphones. He told police he had not seen the item during the time of the possible theft. She said she never wanted to file charges, but wanted officers to be aware.

— Police responded to Speedway gas station, 175 W. State St., for a report of a suspicious person inside the store at 9:54 p.m. Wednesday making employees nervous. The male was made aware of the complaint and employees said they wanted him trespassed from the store. Police told him to not return to Speedway or he would face charges for criminal trespass. He was picked up by a friend.

— Benjamin Hall, 29, and Robert Lee, 33, both of 1859 Cleveland St., were each taken into custody at their residence at 9:35 p.m. Wednesday on active warrants for aggravated possession of drugs.

— A caller at 8:53 p.m. Wednesday reported a small juvenile in the front passenger seat of a vehicle in the 400 block of East Sixth Street. Police found the vehicle parked at a residence with several people inside. The driver said the only one in the front passenger seat was her dog before she took it inside the residence.

— Police responded to at least three medical calls Wednesday afternoon/evening with fire department first responders, including one on Robin Avenue at 6:52 p.m. Wednesday which resulted in a woman being transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Boardman. The other two incidents were on Franklin and Sharp.

— Police responded to the 1800 block of Newgarden Avenue at 6:51 p.m. Wednesday with Perry Township police to assist in locating a stolen vehicle. The homeowner said the people in question weren’t home and the vehicle was not located.

— Police at 5:18 p.m. Wednesday spoke to a resident in the 2200 block of Southeast Boulevard regarding custody rights. She was told it’s a civil matter and to ask the court system any further questions.

— Police at 5:01 p.m. Wednesday delivered a message to a resident on Franklin to call the Trumbull County Sheriff’s Office regarding a situation that occurred in Howland Township.

— An officer at 2:21 p.m. Wednesday spoke with a resident in the 600 block of Cherry Street regarding traffic issues in his neighborhood. He said motorists were speeding. He was told officers would keep watch.

— Parking complaints were reported Wednesday afternoon in the 2300 and 2400 blocks of East State Street, with the drivers moving the vehicles.

— Officers responded to Salem Regional Medical Center at 1:28 p.m. Wednesday for a person who had been pink-slipped and ordered to stay was attempting to leave. The person was escorted back into the hospital.

— A caller at 12:37 p.m. Wednesday reported a person possibly using illegal substances inside a vehicle in the Walmart parking lot. The vehicle was not found.

— An unattended juvenile was reported at 11:23 a.m. Wednesday in the 400 block of Woodland walking across the street into a back yard. The child was located in an alley across the street from his residence with his mother, who said he got out of the residence without her knowledge. She took him home. The report will be sent to Children Services.

— A domestic dispute was reported in the 400 block of Columbia Street at 9:05 a.m. Wednesday. Police learned there was a verbal disagreement over property. Both parties were told they should separate for now and the woman left.

— Danielle Shreve, 20, of East Fifth Street, was cited for assured clear distance ahead after her northbound vehicle on North Lincoln near East 11th Street struck the rear of another northbound vehicle driven by Debra Flickinger, 40, of Liberty Street, who was stopped in traffic at 7:26 a.m. Wednesday.

Fire Calls

West Point

— The county sheriff’s office reported at 4:27 p.m. Wednesday a fire was out of control near a propane tank on Steubenville Pike.


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