County Sheriff

— A Dutchtown School Road, Rogers, woman reported at 10:38 a.m. Thursday she has custody of her son, but the boy’s father gets visitation whenever he wants. However, on Wednesday he reportedly called for visitation about an hour before the child’s bedtime and showed up when she was not home. When he learned she was not there he went to the elderly neighbor’s home causing issues. The neighbor started to have chest pains and sought treatment as a result. She told deputies the child’s father threatens to get custody and make her pay support. He bothers her neighbors in an attempt to locate where she is and whom she is with, harassing people verbally.

— A McCloskey Road, Unity Township, man reported at 3:07 p.m. Tuesday he recently replaced the back end on a blue Dodge Ram for a customer and then the customer came to the shop complaining the transmission went out on the truck, blaming the mechanic and threatening to “kick his (back end).” The man was gone before deputies arrived and the mechanic did not wish to pursue charges.

— A 911 call came from a Carmel Achor Road home at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday and dispatchers could hear someone screaming in the background, but no one talking. When deputies arrived they heard a TV on and movement inside the home, but no one answered the door when they knocked. Deputies found the back door open and found an 8-year-old and a 13-year-old home alone in the house. The 8-year-old admitted he “may have dialed 911 by accident” when his older brother was fighting with him. Deputies spoke to the mother on the phone and both children were reminded not to dial 911 unless they had an actual emergency.


— Officers responded to an 800 block West Perry home at 7:17 a.m. Thursday in reference to a barking dog complaint. The officers could not see into the home, but could hear multiple dogs barking inside. The officers were unable to make contact with the homeowner, but a neighbor said they had not seen or heard from the homeowner for some time.

— An officer checked on a woman in the 700 block of East Third Street at 8:35 a.m. Thursday and found she was having several problems. She was transported to the Salem hospital for treatment.

— An 800 block Pennsylvania Avenue business at 8:57 a.m. Thursday reported an issue with an employee. An officer advised the business how to proceed.

— An officer responded to the block of East Fourth Street at 11:11 a.m. Thursday where a resident said she was concerned a neighbor was going to hit her with items he was placing in the dumpster. The neighbor said he would be careful.

— Officers responded to a 1000 block of Cleveland Street at 11:12 a.m. Thursday in reference to a dispute and found that a male involved had already left. The juvenile at the home said the dispute was verbal only.

— Trevor A. Lodge, 25, West Wilson Street, Salem, was cited for possession of marijuana following a traffic stop in the 700 block of West State Street at 4:04 p.m. Thusday in which he was a passenger.

— Officers responded to the 500 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 7:51 p.m. Thursday where a juvenile reported being at a park when another juvenile stabbed his basketball with a pocket knife and he wanted the ball replaced. Officers spoke with the other juvenile who admitted to stabbing the ball. Officers transported the juvenile home.

— Officers responded to a 100 block Hawley Avenue home at 7:57 p.m. Thursday in reference to a dispute and found several people in a verbal altercation. Officers separated all those involved and found the father of a juvenile had arrived at the home after finding out his daughter was dating a male individual he did not want her around and allegedly threatened the boyfriend and boyfriend’s stepfather. The matter will be reviewed and forwarded to the prosecutor’s office.

— Officers responded to the intersection of South Lincoln and Aetna at 1:16 a.m. Friday where a stop sign had been run over.

— Officers responded to a 2500 block Lexington Avenue home at 2:35 a.m. Friday in reference to a possible sexual assault. Officers spoke with the complainant and victim, who said she did not want to pursue the matter.

Goshen Police District

— An officer responded to a Blue Lantern Drive home at 8:21 a.m. Aug. 15 in reference to a female possibly having a stroke. The officer stood by until Damascus EMS arrived and transported the female to St. Elizabeth’s Boardman.

— An officer responded to a 16000 block West South Range Road home at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 15 where the resident pointed out a large piece of metal debris on the north side of the roadway across from his house. The resident said the debris fell from a truck the precious evening and the driver stopped to attempt to pick up the item, but could not, so pulled it off the roadway and left.

— An officer responded to an 18000 block Fifth Street, Beloit, home at 12:!5 p.m. Aug. 15 where the resident reported she woke up and found her front window cracked, as if someone had thrown something at the window.

— Officers responded to a Derr Avenue, Beloit, home at 9 p.m. Aug. 15 where the resident requested someone be removed from the property. The person said they had been allowed to stay at the home the past couple months and the resident said the person could stay in a tent outside the home as long as her belongings were also outside the home. The person said she would move all her belongings out of the home.

— An officer responded to a 10000 block state Route 534 home at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 16 where the resident reported two males sealed his driveway without permission then attempted to collect payment. The resident said the men left after seeing he was on the phone and did not leave a bill or business card.

— An officer responded to a 7000 block West Pine Lake Road home at 5:14 p.m. Aug. 16 in reference to an elderly man possibly having a stroke. He was taken to the Salem hospital.

— Officers responded to a 10000 block Duck Creek Road home at 5:32 p.m. Aug. 16 in reference to a can parked at the residence for an extended period of time with multiple open doors. Officers spoke with the complainant and cleared after no suspicious activity was found.

— Robert Martin Fernback, 32, Boardman, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in the 9000 block of U.S. Route 62 at 3:34 p.m. Aug. 17 after an officer responded to the area in reference to a vehicle in the ditch.

— An officer responded to the 7000 block of Cool Road at 5:18 p.m. Aug. 18 in reference to a low hanging wire that scraped a car as it was driving underneath. Green Township Fire Department removed the wire.

— An officer responded to the area of Salem Unity Road at 6:57 p.m. Aug. 18 in reference to a one-vehicle crash. The driver said a front tire blew and he lost control, crossing into the westbound lane and into a ditch. No injuries were reported and no citations issued.

— Officers responded to a 13000 block Church Street, Beloit, home at 9:48 p.m. Aug. 18 where a female said she had shown up at the home with a friend because the homeowner was selling marijuana to juveniles and the the homeowner pushed her off the porch, causing her to hit her head. Beloit EMS responded, but medical treatment was refused. The homeowner denied the allegations of selling marijuana to juveniles and the complainant was advised to return to the police department once sober to fill out a statement for possible assault charges.

— An officer responded to an 18000 block apartment at 6:21 a.m. Aug. 19 in reference to an elderly female suffering a medical issue. The officer stood by until the Beloit EMS responded to transport the resident to the Alliance hospital.

— Two people from the Quaker City Drag Strip reported Aug. 19 that a golf cart had been stolen on June 22.

— An officer responded to an 18000 block Fifth Street, Beloit, business at 4:44 p.m. Aug. 19 where the owner reported someone had left trash in the dumpsters.

— An officer responded to the Beloit Park on Fifth Street at 9 a.m. Tuesday in reference to a firearm found in the recycle basket. It was found to be an airsoft gun and was secured at the police station.

— An officer responded to the Big Reach Center of Hope at 9:26 a.m. Tuesday in reference to a suspicious vehicle circling the parking lot. The driver was found to be waiting for a food distribution.

East Liverpool

— Tina Travis, Terry Pasela and John White, all addresses unlisted, were cited shortly after 1:50 a.m. Thursday for parental responsibility, after their juveniles found wandering downtown near Sixth and Jefferson.

— A welfare check was performed at 5:41 a.m. Thursday in the first block of Michigan Street on a suicidal woman found near the train tracks around Perorazio’s, who had attempted to overdose on medication.

— Billie J. Melott, address unlisted, was cited at 1:43 a.m. Friday for parental responsibility, after her teenage son was found in the 700 block of Rigby Street, looking to fight another child.


— The fire department responded to a fire alarm in the 600 block of South Ellsworth Avenue at 5:44 p.m. Thursday and found it to be a false alarm.

— The fire department responded to a 900 block South Union Avenue home at 8:44 p.m. Thursday to remove a bat.