County Sheriff

— A nurse from United Health Care asked deputies to check on a 92-year-old woman living on Carey Road in Butler Township, who seemed disoriented when the nurse had spoken to her on the phone at 12:10 p.m. Monday. The woman had trouble opening the deadbolt for deputies, but her 86-year-old husband was able to come and open it. She also seemed disoriented to deputies, but was hesitant to go to the hospital by ambulance until her husband agreed to ride with her to the Salem Regional Medical Center so she could be checked out.

— Someone reported at 2:57 p.m. Monday a missing woman from Salem was with someone at the Traveler’s Motel, south of Lisbon, and they had a black four-door vehicle. The sheriff and Lt. Allan Young went to the motel, but did not find the last names of either person registered at the motel. The black vehicle also was not in the lot.

— The owner of a home being built on Woodsend Drive, Butler Township, reported at 9:32 a.m. Monday sometime over the weekend someone entered the home and stole large amounts of copper wire. The wire was sizes 12-2, 14-2 and 10-2 and was cut from a box in the bathroom. The wire was valued at between $1,000 and $1,500.

— Austintown police requested police checked a Center Road, Knox Township, home at 1:34 p.m. Monday for someone involved in the unauthorized use of a vehicle in their area. Deputies found the person they were looking for no longer lives at the Center Road address.


–Police were called to the Circle K at 12:32 a.m. Tuesday, where man walked out and said he felt like he was about to overdose. The man was shoeless and lost. The man was not sure which drug he took but believed it to be some vicodin, washed down with alcoholic beverages. An ambulance was called to transport him to a local hospital.

–A man reported his wallet was stolen from his pickup truck on Aug. 3 when he was either at the Circle K or Mary’s Pizza. The wallet contained $500 in cash.

–The owners of a tent company reported one of their tents was stolen from the county fairgrounds on Aug. 5.

–Police were called to Apple Grove apartments at 7:43 p.m. Monday after a resident reported drinking three cases of beer and Fireball whiskey. An ambulance was called to transport him to a local hospital.

–Police responded to report of shots being fired on North Street at 8:16 p.m. Saturday, which ended up with the arrest of John A. Applegate, 62, of Pendleton Street. After Applegate was identified as the suspect, police went to the house and found him to be intoxicated. When asked if he had fired any weapons, Applegate denied taking his gun out but then said the kids should not have been on his property. When police asked him what weapon he used, Applegate said his .40-caliber Smith & Wesson, and one of the officers retrieved it from his bedroom. Applegate reportedly fire shots into his lawn to scare away the youths on his property, and he was charged with inducing panic and having weapons while intoxicated.

Highway Patrol

–A cement truck driven by Charles M. Ash, 49, of Lisbon, swerved back and forth across the road before going off the road, overturning and striking a tree on U.S. Route 30 in Hanover Township at 2 p.m. Sept. 3. Ash, who was cited for failure to control, was taken to a local hospital with suspected minor injuries. He was wearing a seat belt at the time.

–Michael L. Giordano, 62, of Canton, was cited for failure to yield from a stop sign after the Malibu he was driving struck a Dodge Ram driven by Lawrence B. Herstine, 56, of Weirton, W.Va., at the intersection of state Route 172 and Depot Road in Center Township at 7:24 p.m. Saturday.

–Lissette M. Wayt, 41, of Salem, was cited for failure to yield after the Enclave she was driving struck a Focus driven by Ashley R. Herderick, 30, of Sebring, as Wayt from a driveway onto U.S. Route 62 in Knox Township at 4:56 pm. Thursday.


–A caller reported at 7:50 p.m. Sunday about possible drug activity witnessed on Fairfield School Road. The details were provided to police.

–Brittany Bingham, 28, of New Waterford, was cited for public intoxication on East Park Avenue at 2:39 a.m. Sunday.

–Police received a complaint about illegal dumping at the Circle K at 11:55 p.m. Sunday.

–Hank W. Joy Jr., 31, of Lisbon, and Jamie Pastore, 32, of Washingtonville, were both arrested and charged with possessing drug abuse instruments following a traffic stop on West Salem Street at 12:26 a.m. Tuesday.

–A woman from South West Street stopped by on Monday to provide information about illegal drugs.

East Liverpool

— Officers responded at 11:47 p.m. Monday to an Oak Street home for a report of three juveniles, knocking on the door and yelling before running away.

— A Bank Street resident reported that at 3:16 a.m. Tuesday that an unknown male, wearing dark clothing, kicked in the rear door of their house and allegedly stole 80 to 100 video games while they were sleeping.

— Police investigated possible drug activity shortly after midnight Tuesday in the 700 block of Oak Street.


— A suspicious male was reported at 3:02 a.m. Tuesday in the 500 block of East State Street. Police found the male sitting on a bench, not in violation of any laws.

— A caller at 1:53 a.m. Tuesday reported a suspicious male standing on the sidewalk on his phone in the 700 block of North Ellsworth Avenue. He told police he was waiting on a female friend to walk with her so she didn’t have to walk alone.

— A verbal dispute was reported at 9:33 p.m. Monday in the 800 block of Homewood Avenue involving a male and female in a silver SUV who were stopping in the road during an argument. The vehicle was gone when police arrived.

— A 15-year-old boy from Washingtonville was taken to the Tobin juvenile detention center after being charged with assault, obstruction, disorderly conduct and possession of marijuana when police were called to a fight in the area of Circle K East, 1125 E. State St., at 8:08 p.m. Monday. A group of juveniles had an argument that became physical. Police were speaking with people and noticed another group walking away. When officers made contact with a male juvenile involved, he refused to cooperate and refused to identify himself, pulling away and becoming aggressive with them. He was taken into custody on the multiple charges. A female juvenile, 14, of Salem, was taken into custody on a charge of obstruction and released to her mother.

— A man from East Fourth Street reported at 5:52 p.m. Monday that he came out of Walmart and found scratches on his car in the parking lot.