Sheriff’s Office

— A West School Street, West Township, couple reported at 9:59 p.m. Tuesday they had each assaulted the other. Both were intoxicated and refused to pursue charges against the other.

— Deputies were following a Chevy Impala westbound on Georgetown Road at 1:09 a.m. Tuesday and stopped the driver, Lucas L. Miller, and cited him with failure to reinstate his license and failure to signal. Additionally, deputies found an unknown substance, two syringes with residue, a spoon with residue, a cut straw and a bag with residue. Charges are pending.

— An official from First Energy reported at 2:38 p.m. Tuesday they were talking a Highland Avenue, Rogers, man about an overdue bill and during the conversation he reportedly threatened to remove their pole and shoot himself. Deputies went to the house and found no one at home, but the neighbors said the man was at work and would not be home until 8:30 p.m. Deputies spoke to the man on the phone who admitted to telling them he would take the pole out of his yard and live off the grid and at one point asking “how do you expect me to live?” However, he had no plans on harming himself.

— A tan van was reported pulling in and out of driveways in the area of Ridge Road and Lippencott Roads in West Township at 11:29 a.m. Tuesday. Reportedly it has been spotted for the past few days. Deputies checked the area, but did not find the vehicle. Deputies found the owner lives in Louisville and contacted the police there to see if they are familiar with the owner. Clyde Riddle, the owner of the van, called deputies to say he transports Amish to different construction sites and so he has been in that area lately.

— Someone was reported shooting a firearm out the passenger window of a white Dodge pickup in the area of Leetonia Road south of Leetonia at 9:49 p.m. Tuesday. Deputies checked the area, but did not find anyone shooting or find the vehicle.

— A Clarks Mill Road, Washington Township, woman reported at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday a man who has lived with her until recently has had some negative contacts with Children Services and East Liverpool police in the recent past. He found out a case worker from Children Services was going to be at her home at 4 p.m., and told he he would come home and “take care” of Children Services and the police. However, he did not show up at the house.


— A Wellsville resident was advised on how to file a protection order after making complaints to the department about threatening text messages he had received.

Perry Twp.

— Police were advised at 10:53 p.m. Monday to contact a 27-year-old Alliance woman regarding a domestic incident that she was involved in that took place inside a motor vehicle while traveling through the township. After making contact with her, she advised of an area possibly outside of the township. She was asked to come to the police station so an exact location could be determined. She never arrived and police learned later that she went to the Salem police station and was told to go to the Perry Township station on North Ellsworth Avenue. She still didn’t arrive and an attempt was made to contact her by phone. A message was left for her.

— A juvenile problem was reported at 6:27 p.m. Monday in the church parking lot in the 200 block of Georgetown Road where some juveniles said another male juvenile was chasing them around with a knife. An officer located him and found that he had a box cutter. He and his friends were building a fort behind the church’s shed in the woods. The officer spoke to his mother, who said he has some issues and she would take care of the behavior.

— A caller reported a mailbox struck by a passing vehicle in the 1100 block of West Pine Lake Road at 2:29 p.m. Monday. The homeowner said the neighbor fixed the mailbox and she didn’t want a report.

— A disturbance was reported at 11:41 a.m. Monday in the 200 block of Apple Street where a man was upset that he was evicted and needed a ride to Youngstown. He was told the police can’t transport. He got a ride and nothing further was needed.


— Officers were dispatched at 3:47 a.m. Wednesday to the 500 block of Franklin Avenue for a well-being check. Contact was made with the person, who was then taken to Salem Regional Medical Center for medical issues.

— Police on patrol at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday saw a vehicle in Centennial Park after closing hours and spoke to the registered owner, who said he was attending a church function and it had just finished for the evening. He was advised of park hours.

— A man at 10:27 p.m. Tuesday spoke with officers about a possible sexual assault that occurred sometime last week. He said he was told by a female friend what occurred. She lives at his residence in Salem, but was not home. He was told to have her contact police.

— Both a driver and passenger were cited after a traffic stop at 8:34 p.m. Tuesday in the 800 block of Newgarden Avenue where an officer saw a male driver who was known to be suspended and had an active warrant out of Columbiana County. The vehicle was inventoried and towed. The driver, Joshua Stewart, 30, of 285 W. Pershing St., was cited for driving under suspension and also taken into custody on a warrant for driving under suspension. He was taken to the county jail by a sheriff’s deputy. Ashley House, 31, of the same address. was cited for wrongful entrustment and open container. She was released at the scene.

— Police were called at 8:16 p.m. Tuesday to the 400 block of East School Street for a verbal dispute between a man and woman who were married. Nothing physical occurred and the male was leaving for the night due to an argument.

— A couple from the 1400 block of Stone Castle Trail came to the station at 8:02 p.m. Tuesday regarding an incident with a neighbor. They bought property in the area and were having it surveyed when the neighbor across the street yelled comments and was interfering with the contractors working on the property. They said the neighbor was also standing in front of vehicles leaving the area until he was able to get a picture of them. According to the couple, the neighbor has also been to the zoning office harassing city employees about the property. Their concern was that the neighbors are attempting to complicate the construction. The events began in July when the neighbor approached them at their residence about the property, making them uncomfortable. Since then, the situation has continued to escalate. They were told to call police when the incidents are occurring.

— Charges are pending after a traffic stop at 7:56 p.m. Tuesday in the 700 block of West State Street. Contraband was recovered during a search and will be sent for testing. The driver was released.

— An elderly female who appeared lost and confused was found in the 100 block of West Fourth Street at 7:40 p.m. Tuesday. Officers walked her back to her residence and stood by until her caregiver arrived.

— Jarod Hively, 21, of North Georgetown, was cited for driving under suspension and assured clear distance ahead after his westbound vehicle struck the rear of another westbound vehicle driven by Norma Callahan, 72, of Columbiana, who stopped for a red light at 6:35 p.m. Tuesday. Hively’s vehicle was impounded and the plates and registration seized per the Bureau of Motor Vehicles.

— A man at 6:19 p.m. Tuesday reported juveniles chasing the geese by the baseball field at Waterworth Memorial Park, but they could not be found.

— Police were called at 6:14 p.m. Tuesday to the 2400 block of East State Street for a dispute. A man said his car door was open in the parking lot and the driver of another car pulled beside him and was yelling profanities for not leaving enough room to pull into the parking space. He said the other driver took pictures of his vehicle, too. He just wanted a report on file due to the actions of the other driver.

— A man came to the police station at 4:19 p.m. Tuesday regarding questions on his living will. He was told to speak to his attorney.

— A dog was reported at large at 4:35 p.m. Tuesday in the 500 block of North Union Avenue, but officers were able to locate the owner after using a donated microchip reader and returned the dog.

— A resident said she was walking her dog at 4:16 p.m. Tuesday in the 900 block of Park Avenue when the neighbor’s dog got off the leash and attacked her dog, which was on a leash. Neither dog appeared to suffer an injury and the neighbor apologized and recovered her dog. The resident wanted a report in case her dog begins to show signs of injury. Officers will attempt to contact the neighbor.

— A man from East Fourth Street reported at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday that he gave his social security number to a person who called and said they were with the social security office. When the person asked him to verify, he felt it was probably a scam and refused to give it a second time. The woman caller hung up. He thought it was a finance company looking for another family by a different name.

— A woman reported at 11:56 a.m. Tuesday that the neighbor’s dog keeps coming into her yard. An officer told the neighbor to keep his dog on his property or he could face a citation.

— A resident in the 1200 block of East Pershing Street reported at 9:10 a.m. Tuesday that she found a generator in her flower bed Tuesday morning. It was unknown how long it had been there. The item was brought to the police station.

— A wallet found in the 1900 block of East State Street was turned over to police at 9:02 a.m. Tuesday.

— Police responded at 6:09 a.m. Tuesday to the 600 block of East State Street for a report of a person sleeping by a dumpster, but no one was found.

Salem fire

— Firefighters were called at 5:07 a.m. Wednesday to the 300 block of Benton Road by a passerby to an area across the road from a business for an unknown fire. Fire personnel found workers burning pallets at the rear of the building. No issue was found with the fire.


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