County Sheriff

–Bernard Mlapah reported he was pulling into the entrance to the federal prison on Scroggs Road in Elkton at 2:21 p.m. Monday when he swung wide and sideswiped a Toyota that was at the stop sign. The other vehicle was a prison employee leaving work.

–A woman who lives on Hartley Road, Salem, called at 10 a.m. Tuesday because there was a man and woman on her property and she wanted them gone. The couple worked a concession stand for the woman and wanted paid. The woman said she would have a check in the mail on Friday, so the couple left.

–A burglary alarm went off at a home on state Route 170, Middleton Township, at 11:54 p.m. Tuesday, but the deputy who responded found the home to be secure.


— Police were called to the Days Inn at 11:46 p.m. Tuesday about a man throwing beer bottles in the parking lot. Police arrived to find a man on the sidewalk talking on the phone but there was no evidence of any broken beer bottles or that he had been drinking. The man, who is from Alabama, said he had been talking to his ex-wife and denied having been drinking and smashing bottles on the sidewalk.


— An officer responded to a Main Street home at 1:15 a.m. Wednesday where the resident reported hearing someone banging on the front door and talking to someone else. The resident’s husband checked around the residence and garage but did not find anyone. The resident said she thought the person left eastbound. The officer continued to patrol the area throughout the shift.

Goshen Police District

— Ronald Lee Roepke III, 29, West Pine Lake Road, Salem, was cited for expired driver’s license, no turn signal and possession of marijuana following a traffic stop at Stratton and Western Reserve roads at 5:45 p.m. Saturday.

— Daniel D. Nye, 44, Lisbon Road, Salem, was charged with domestic violence after officers responded to his home at 10:54 p.m. Saturday in reference to a domestic dispute and found him to be the aggressor. During booking at the Mahoning County Jail, Nye complained of various injuries and was transported to St. Elizabeth’s Health Center for evaluation before being released back into police custody.