County Sheriff

— Deputies checked the area of Morris Road at 8:09 a.m. Thursday looking for a suspicious vehicle, but were unable to find it.

— A domestic dispute was reported at a Crestview Road home at 12:25 a.m. Friday. Both people involved reported it was merely an argument without any threats of violence.

— A woman reported at 4:43 p.m. Thursday she had concerns about her mother’s boyfriend, who will not let her into the trailer where the woman also lives. Deputies explained the mother’s boyfriend would have to obtain an eviction to legally get her removed from the trailer. She decided to take a friend or family member with her to get her belongings and stay with that person until a solution can be found.

— A man was reported running into the woods from a job site on Mechanicstown Road in Hanover Township at 5:25 p.m. Tuesday without provocation or warning. Deputies learned the man, Jeffrey Davis Jr. had ingested mushrooms before arriving at the job site, then took off through the woods. A relative was able to locate him somewhere in Minerva through Snapchat. Minerva police were alerted to look for him.

— A Foundry Hill Road, Franklin Township, woman reported at 6:43 p.m. Wednesday she was called by a man who told her she could receive a metal Social Security card. He then read her back her Social Security number. She hung up the phone without providing anyone any information. A couple days later she received a call from a woman claiming she had found her Social Security card. She again did not provide any information, but she has concerns her identity is being compromised.

— A Bethesda Road, Franklin Township, man reported at 5:04 p.m. Thursday someone stole his Homelite 4000 watt generator and a gray cart from his pole barn.

East Palestine

— A Wood Street resident reported at 2:10 p.m. Thursday people were making threats toward him on social media.

— At 9:54 a.m. Thursday, a woman who was working for the census reported a man was acting suspiciously toward her on South Washington Street.

— A neighbor dispute was reported on East Clark Street at 7:58 p.m. Wednesday. The dispute involved a vehicle title, but the problem had been resolved when police arrived.

— A West Main Street woman reported at 1:45 p.m. Wednesday sometime overnight someone entered her enclosed back porch and removed several items.

— A man working at a James Street business reported at 4:58 a.m. Wednesday a co-worker threw coffee onto his tool box at his workstation. Police told him to report it to his supervisor, but it was not a criminal matter.

— Deputies responded to a North Pleasant Drive residence after receiving several complaints about a construction worker yelling obscenities at 12:18 p.m. Tuesday. The man agreed to calm down and stop yelling.

— Police were notified at 9:34 a.m. Tuesday after a box truck reportedly struck the gate of the North Market Street railroad crossing and caused damage.

— A West Martin Street woman reported at 1:41 p.m. Tuesday she was assaulted by someone she knew. The matter is under investigation.


— Officers entered a White Ford F-250 as stolen through the Columbiana County Sheriff’s dispatch on Aug. 17. The owner reported he went camping on Aug 16, and that he left the truck unlocked but the keys were not in the vehicle, when he returned home the following day he found the truck missing.

— A Broadway resident reported a number of plants were stolen from her property, she noticed the plants were missing when she went to water them.

— A Clark Avenue resident filed a report for an unauthorized transaction on her account.

— Three vehicles were removed from the Rite Aid parking lot on Friday. The owners of the vehicles were patrons of Tony’s Bar and not Rite Aid. Patrons were told they could not use Rite Aid’s parking lot because Tony’s Bar had its own parking lot.

— Ten vehicles were removed from the Rite Aid parking lot on Saturday. The owners of the vehicles were patrons of Tony’s Bar and not Rite Aid. Officers went inside Tony’s Bar to tell the bartender to notify the patrons they could not use Rite Aid’s parking lot.

— Sherri Laman was charged with drug abuse instrument and drug paraphernalia on Friday after officers noticed her walking down Clover Alley towards thirteenth Street. She was noticeably under the influence. Officers asked if she had anything illegal on her, which she replied a pipe commonly used to smoke crack and a needle used for heroin, both items were located in her pockets.

— Ronald Boyer was cited for driving with no license and failing to use a turn signal, and Eric Boyer was charged with possessing drug abuse instruments before being taken into custody of the Jefferson County Sheriff for warrants out of their county, on Aug. 7. Officers initiated a traffic stop on the black Chevy Blazer Ronald was driving for failing to use a turn signal, and he told officers he did not have a valid license. After confirming Ronald did not have a driver’s license they ran Eric’s, the passenger, identification information finding he had a warrant out of Jefferson County. While Eric was stepping out of the car officers noticed a needle on the ground, which Eric kicked under the car, later admitting he had used it to inject heroin.

–Charges of aggravated burglary and assault were filed against Layne Edge and Charles Wilke on Aug. 9 after a report of them breaking into a house on Commerce Street and assaulting the occupant, who had visible injuries to his face and arms.

East Liverpool

— Vincent Brokaw, of address not provided, was arrested at 9:41 p.m. Sunday in the 100 block of West 6th Street on charges of disorderly conduct while intoxicated and criminal mischief. He allegedly came into Tri-State Cab after an argument and punched a vending machine while intoxicated. The officer initially offered to give Brokaw a ride, but he allegedly told police that he preferred jail. Once at the station, Brokaw was handcuffed to the bench and allegedly ripped the police department’s phone out of the wall, before throwing it across the room. NEace at 4:05 p.m. Sunday in the Fawcett Apartments’ lot,

— A possible domestic was reported at 7:41 p.m. Sunday in the first block of Pennsylvania Avenue near the car barn.

— Police went to a residence at 5:28 p.m. Sunday in the first block of Louise Street, regarding a dispute over a cell phone.

— Officers responded to an alarm drop at 9:11 p.m. Sunday in the Payne law office.


— Humayun Khaliq, 66, Boardman, was cited for right of way at stop signs following a two-vehicle crash at Lisbon Road and state Route 165 at 11:!4 a.m. Aug. 31 in which he was southbound and failed to yield from the stop sign, pulling into the path of an eastbound vehicle. No injuries were reported.

— David J. Sansoterra, 51, Canfield, was cited for failure to yield following a two-vehicle crash in the 1600 block of Columbiana Canfield Road at 6:18 p.m. Aug. 31 in which he was northbound and attempted to turn left into a parking lot, striking a southbound vehicle. No injuries were reported.

— Mathew A. Vross, 35, Hilliard, Ohio, was cited for right of way at stop signs following a two-vehicle crash at state routes 14 and 534 at 12:56 p.m. Sept. 1 in which he was northbound and failed to yield from the stop sign, pulling into the path of an eastbound vehicle driven by Tamara S. Ritchie, 50, North Benton. Ritchie was transported by Damascus EMS to the Salem hospital with minor injuries.


— A Pearl Street resident reported at 10:38 a.m. Friday that she lost her wallet on Sept. 4 in two possible locations and then someone made three purchases with her credit card.


— Police responded to the area of Southeast Boulevard and Franklin Avenue at 8:52 a.m. Thursday where a driver reported being westbound when the driver of a northbound vehicle pulled in front of her, striking her vehicle. Officers located the other driver who said he did not stop because he did not realize her had struck the other vehicle. Officers discovered damage to the other driver’s vehicle consistent with the crash.

— An officer responded to a medical facility in the 2000 block of East State Street at 10:23 a.m. Thursday to speak with a patient. After speaking with the officer, the patient agreed to go with paramedics without further delay, per her doctor’s orders.

— A Newgarden Avenue resident reported at 10:29 a.m. Thursday that a male she knows has been harassing her via telephone and driving by her home very slowly. She said she wanted him to leave her alone and she was advised how to seek a protection order.

— An officer responded to the area of Park Avenue and Ridgewood Drive at 10:54 a.m. Thursday where city street department employees reported someone driving a vehicle recklessly, traveling off the roadway into the grass and almost striking the worker in front of the truck and trailer. The driver drove to a nearby location and was identified by the workers. The matter is under investigation.

— A Continental Drive resident reported at 4:10 p.m. Thursday issues with a neighbor. The resident was advised to contact the police department when incidents occur and to make the landlord aware of the situation.

— An officer responded to Centennial Park at 5:49 p.m. Thursday in reference to a juvenile who threw a phone charger at a vehicle. The officer spoke with the juvenile who admitted to throwing the charger, but said he did not aim at the vehicle and was just throwing it away since it stopped working. The juvenile was advised against his actions and told to leave the park.

— Officers responded to a 400 block Aetna Street home at 6:50 p.m. Thursday where the resident reported someone overnight had stolen a dirtbike from a shed on the property. The matter is under investigation.

— Officers responded to the 2000 block of East 11th Street at 8:50 p.m. Thursday in reference to a one-vehicle crash in which the driver of a black Ford truck had spun out and come to rest in a ditch, then left the scene before officers arrived. During the investigation officers discovered an overwhelming smell of alcohol inside the vehicle.

— Aaron J. Wolford, 23; Dustin E. Mitchell, 20; and Alyssa L. Woods, 19, all of East Fourth Street, Salem, were cited for theft after officers responded to a 2800 block East State Street business at 8:56 p.m. Thursday where they were accused of stealing merchandise. They initially denied the accusation, but eventually admitted to stealing a couple electronic items and a knife by placing them in Woods’ purse.

— Officers responded to a 200 block Vine Avenue home at 10:55 p.m. Thursday in reference to a possible domestic dispute in which a male and female could be heard screaming at each other. Officers found the two people were just being loud and they were advised to be aware of surrounding residences.

— Officers responded to a 1700 block Oak Street home at 12:40 a.m. Friday where a female resident wanted a male resident removed. She was advised how to proceed with the eviction process.

— Officers responded the 800 block of Franklin Avenue at 4:44 a.m. Friday in reference to people in a tan van driving around egging houses. Officers were unable to find the vehicle.