County Sheriff

— A Middle Beaver Road resident reported at 1:35 a.m. Sept. 26 she saw red and white lights in her neighbor’s field. Deputies spoke to the people in the field, who had permission to hunt coyote on the property.

Highway Patrol

— Torrie Dunn, 18, of Poland, was cited for failure to control when she went off the left side of Waterford Road and struck an embankment at 11:48 p.m. Saturday in Unity Township. Dunn said she swerved to miss a raccoon.

— Brittany Z. Joseph, 29, of Leetonia, was cited for failure to control in Salem Township for traveling off the left side of the roadway and striking an embarkment on Salem Grange Road at 6:50 a.m. Tuesday.

— A car owned by Shawn Haines was found turned upside down on state Route 518 in Franklin Township at midnight Sunday. There was no driver around when the trooper arrived. The trooper found Haines at his house. He was intoxicated and denied being the driver. He said someone must have stolen it, and he was upset when he learned the condition of his car.

— Barbara J. Warren, 67, of Lisbon, was cited for failure to control when she fell asleep at the wheel and went off the right side of the road on state Route 517 in Elkrun Township at 1:44 a.m. Wednesday. She just finished working a 15-hour shift.

— David L. Six, 77, of Lisbon, was cited for unsecured loads when his coffee cup fell from the top of his car and shattered in the road. The shattered pieces struck the 1939 Ford Convertible of William H. Beebout,63, of Negley, who was traveling in the opposite direction on East Liverpool Road in Madison Township. Beebout turned around to follow Six to his destination at 4:00 p.m. Sunday. Six set his coffee mug on the roof of his vehicle in order to free his hands, then drove off from his residence. He admitted he forgot the coffee mug was on the roof of his vehicle until Beebout confronted him.


— Paula J. Elliott, 54, of Salineville, was cited for OVI after being stopped for driving with a faulty headlight on North Market Street at 10:18 p.m. Monday. Elliott smelled of alcohol and told police she had one Bud Light about 30 minutes before. She was asked to perform a field sobriety test and failed.


— An officer responded to the area of Oak and Washington streets at 8:04 p.m. Monday in reference to a possible unstable person. The officer spoke with the person who said he was walking to a South Lincoln Avenue location in Salem. The officer allowed the person to continue on his way, then later learned he was a resident of the group home on High Street. The group home resident was found by Goshen police later in the night and officers from both departments returned the person to the group home at 12:02 a.m. Tuesday.

— An officer responded to a 100 block Pine Street home at 8:14 p.m. Monday where the resident reported hearing someone tapping on the windows. The resident was very upset about happenings in the neighborhood. The officer spoke with a neighbor and advised him to tell those inside the home to stop walking through the neighborhood.


— Chad Bucher, 24, of Strasburg, was cited for failure to stop an assured cleared distance after the Ohio Edison truck he was driving struck the rear of the car stopped in front of him, operated by Edward H. Barefield, 40, of New Waterford. This occurred at the intersection of North Main Street and state Route 14 at 8:39 a.m. Tuesday.

— Carli J. Hochadel, 24, of Salem, pulled out left from a stop sign on Parkview Drive and struck the car of Mary L. Koch, 63, of Columbiana, on Firestone Avenue at 10:23 a.m. Tuesday. Hochadel’s visibility was partially blocked by a lawn care trailer parked on the east side of the intersection.

— Martin White, 46, of East Palestine, was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop on South Elm Street at 2:36 a.m. Tuesday.

— Alex Fluharty, 29, of Leetonia was cited for possession of marijuana and improper display following a traffic stop at 12:12 a.m. Tuesday.

— A man reported a case of identity fraud and possible forgery involving his business at Cobbler’s Corner at 11:41 a.m. Monday.

— A woman reported an encounter she had yesterday with a disorderly person at 1:16 p.m. Monday.

East Liverpool

— Shawn Myers was cited for extended ticket at 4:55 p.m. Sept. 30 in the 700 block of Burford Street, after failing to move his car which had been parked in front of the residence for at least three weeks. The car, which had its gas tank hanging onto the ground and a small brick holding the vehicle in place, was towed.

— A city woman reported at 6:24 p.m. Sept. 30 to police that a male had come to her East 8th Street home to allegedly retrieve mail for a relative who used to retrieve there, and she discovered her purse missing.

–Officers responded to a possible disturbance at 1:29 a.m. Sept. 29 in the 900 block of Bank Street and found he was alone.

–Vincent Brokaw was arrested at 6:32 p.m. Sept. 29 in the 800 block of Bradshaw Avenue on charges of domestic violence, after allegedly assaulting his pregnant live-in girlfriend. Brokaw, who smelled of alcoholic beverage, allegedly admitted to choking the victim and slamming her up against a wall. The charge was elevated due to three previous convictions. Police had been at the residence 90 minutes earlier, after he had makes threats against a neighbor.


— Police stopped a vehicle going into Waterworth Memorial Park at 1:09 a.m. Wednesday after hours off of Superior Avenue. The male driver had an expired license, but the male passenger had a valid one so they switched spots. They were told about park hours and sent on their way.

— Ryan Armstrong, 34, of 1205 Depot Road, was charged with criminal trespass, disorderly conduct-public intoxication and open container after an officer was flagged down at 11:34 p.m. Tuesday by an employee of Speedway on West State Street regarding a male coming in who had been criminally trespassed from entering the store. Another officer was actively watching the person, who was sitting outside a restaurant on East State Street and appeared intoxicated, when told about the complaint from the store. The officer made contact and confirmed Armstrong wasn’t supposed to go in the store. He was described as extremely intoxicated and possessed an open container of alcohol. He was taken into custody and taken to the Columbiana County jail and his bicycle was brought to the police station.

— A homeowner in the 800 block of East Third Street at 10:53 p.m. Tuesday reported two television sets taken and the door damaged. The case is under investigation with possible charges pending.

— Suspicious activity was reported at 10:50 p.m. Tuesday in the 1200 block of North Ellsworth Avenue where a caller advised a vehicle backed into the drive of a neighboring home and the people there were possibly drinking. The driver told police this was his father’s house and they were waiting for him to get home. Nobody was drinking alcohol and there was nothing suspicious.

— A driver received a warning for two headlights required at 9:56 p.m. Tuesday after a traffic stop at North Lundy and East State. The driver gave consent for a search, but no contraband was found.

— A reckless operator in a red hatchback was reported speeding down Cherry Street at 7:40 p.m. Tuesday. The vehicle was gone.

— A silver SUV was reported parked on the curb lawn at Cleveland Street and Hawley Avenue at 7:08 p.m. Tuesday, but was leaving as police arrived.

— A landlord in the 500 block of Columbia Street reported at 5:57 p.m. Tuesday that a new tenant moved in and her boyfriend was advised on two separate occasions that he’s trespassed from the property. The landlord wanted him removed. Officers attempted contact but couldn’t reach him. The landlord was told it’s a civil matter and told some options.

— Police were called at 5:54 p.m. Tuesday to the 700 block of Newgarden Avenue for a toddler walking in the road without any adults around. Officers located the juvenile with the female who called and another woman who lives nearby. One female saw the child in the alley between her house and the neighbor’s next door, who had a camera. Officers were able to locate the mother at a home on Arch Street and returned the child. The report will be sent to Children Services.

— A civil matter was reported at 5:32 p.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of Aetna where a woman said a female who used to live with her had moved out and left all of her belongings in the back yard. She was told to get in touch with the owner and set up a time for the female to get her stuff.

— The director of Salem Public Library on East State Street reported at 3:33 p.m. Tuesday that a male on Sept. 30 stole a piece of equipment used by the maintenance department. The person was suspected in several other thefts. The incident is under investigation.

— A Cherry Street resident reported at 3:34 p.m. Tuesday that a fraud occurred in July. He reported it to his bank but needed additional documentation.

— A reckless operator in a brown Mitsubishi SUV was reported at 3:04 p.m. Tuesday in the 2800 block of East State Street. A traffic stop was initiated in the 1000 block and the driver received a warning for speeding.

— A caller reported a dog left in a vehicle in the Walmart parking lot on East State Street at 2:14 p.m. Tuesday. An officer found the truck windows down several inches and the dog laying on the floor in the shade. The officer felt inside the truck and did not find it hot. The dog was fine.

— Medication was reported stolen at 2 p.m. Tuesday during a theft that occurred earlier in the day at Walgreens, 2124 E. State St. The incident is under investigation.

— An alarm was reported at 1:23 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of South Lundy Avenue. All outer perimeter doors were secure.

— A caller reported a suspicious package delivered to a vacant home in the 1400 block of Orchard Avenue at 12:06 p.m. Tuesday. Officers found a different address listed and delivered the package to the homeowner at the correct address.

— The city street department supervisor reported the illegal dumping of tree limbs on a patch usually mowed by the street department in the area of Sulea Drive and West Seventh Street at 10:24 a.m. Tuesday. A female on West Seventh Street said she placed the limbs there as most residents in the area do. She was told of the mowing issue and said she would move them.

— Police spoke to a woman in the 2200 block of East Pershing Street at 9:58 a.m. Tuesday regarding attempted fraudulent activity on her bank account.


— A resident in the 1000 block of East Third Street called the non-emergency line at 4:22 p.m. Tuesday for backed up water in their basement. Firefighters found the water was 1.5 feet deep and pumped it out.