County Sheriff

— Someone was reported screaming in the area of Elkton Road, Elkrun Township, at 1:55 p.m. Wednesday. After checking the area and speaking with several residents, it appeared everyone was fine and there were no problems.


— Elizabeth Morris, 27, of Austintown, was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop on North Elm Street at 5:25 p.m. Thursday.

— A man from One Choice Recovery advised the police that they found a gun in a vehicle they recovered at 1:15 p.m. Thursday. An officer responded and took the gun for safe keeping.

East Palestine

— Officers were called to a residential group home on the report that a resident had assaulted staff members at 7:18 p.m. Thursday. The officers spoke with all parties, and the resident was calmed down. No charges were filed.

— A woman reported that her ex-landlord stopped at her place of work and scared her fellow employees at 6:31 p.m. Thursday.

— A Park Avenue resident reported a theft of a credit card at 5:32 p.m. Thursday.

— Michael Mick, 42, was arrested without incident incident and turned over to the sheriff’s office after officers took him into custody on a warrant from the county at 12:38 p.m. Thursday.

— A West Martin resident reported unauthorized withdrawals from his bank account at 12:02 p.m. Thursday.

— Officers arrested Nicholas Conway, 38, on a warrant from the county at 4:21 p.m. Wednesday. Conway was arrested without incident and turned over to a sheriff’s deputy.

— An officer took a private property crash report in the parking lot of McDonald’s at 4:21 p.m. Wednesday.


— Officers and fire department first responders were called at 2:12 a.m. Friday to the 700 block of East Third Street where a female had fallen. KLG ambulance transported her to Salem Regional Medical Center.

— William Shasteen, 39, of 649 E. Seventh St., was charged with domestic violence after a domestic was reported at 9:54 p.m. Thursday at his residence. Officers spoke with both parties and determined the male was the aggressor. Shasteen was taken to the Columbiana County jail.

–Police were called at 9:23 p.m. Thursday to the 500 block of East State Street for a well-being check on two people sleeping in a tent on city property. Officers made contact and observed the people were ok. They were told they can’t be sleeping on city property and were sent on their way.

— Joseph Ross, 20, of 737 Summit St., was cited for no license after a traffic stop at 8:33 p.m. Thursday in the 400 block of Sharp for an equipment violation. K-9 Simon indicated to the odor of narcotics during an open air sniff, but nothing illegal was found during a probable cause search of the vehicle.

— A man contacted the station at 7:52 p.m. Thursday regarding drug use, saying a vehicle left the 200 block of North Lincoln Avenue and there was a smell of marijuana. The vehicle was not found.

— An alarm was reported at 6:56 p.m. Thursday in the 100 block of East State Street. The exterior was found secure.

— A man on Franklin Avenue reported at 5:32 p.m. Thursday that a male known to him sent threatening messages and would not stop texting him. An officer made contact and told the male to cease contact.

— A driver received a warning for a moving violation at 4:07 p.m. Thursday in the 100 block of South Lincoln Avenue, but was told not to drive until an error by the Bureau of Motor Vehicles and court was fixed. The driver had been listed as being under suspension in error but was still coming up a suspended. A licensed driver removed the vehicle.

— A woman on North Lincoln Avenue reported at 1:34 p.m. Thursday that she broke up with her boyfriend and he would not stop contacting her. Officers spoke to the person and advised if he continued to contact her, he could face criminal charges. He said he would stop.

— A parking complaint was made at 3:07 p.m. Thursday in the 200 block of South Union Avenue where a vehicle had reportedly sat on the side of the street for more than a month. A parking ticket was issued for expired registration and a 48-hour warning was placed on the vehicle for it to be moved.

— A reckless driver was reported at 2:21 p.m. Thursday at South Lincoln and East State, but the vehicle was not found.

— Police responded to the 400 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 1:52 p.m. Thursday to check on a female. She was ok.

— Possible stalking was reported at 1:25 p.m. Thursday in the 300 block of North Lincoln Avenue. A woman said a male messaged her on Facebook looking for friends. She did not message him back and he did not try to contact her again, but the male contacted one of her Facebook friends and told him to stop messaging her because that was his girlfriend. She was told to write a statement about the incident and to contact police if she had anymore concerns.

— Police were called at 12:15 p.m. Thursday to the 2100 block of Monroe Street to check the well-being of a male who made possible threatening remarks toward himself. He told police the remarks were taken out of context and he did not wish to harm himself. The caller was concerned since he did not answer his phone or door for some time. He said they did not have service and were not home at the time, but he would contact the caller to advise everything was ok.

— Police responded at 7:55 a.m. Thursday to the 1200 block of Maple Street for a juvenile who did not want to go to school. An officer spoke to the parent and the juvenile and the juvenile agreed to go to school.

— A parking complaint was reported at 6:29 a.m. Thursday at Hawley Avenue and Cleveland Street for a vehicle blocking the sidewalk. A warning tag was placed on the vehicle for being parked on the sidewalk.

Hancock County Sheriff

— Carmen Cananzi, 37, Beaver, Pa. was charged with a DUI on Sept. 20.

— Melvin Brown, 69, Stow, Ohio, was charged with disorderly conduct and failure to obey traffic control device on Sept. 25.

— Denise Burkett,48, Smithville, Ohio, was charged with DUI with injury and malicious wounding on Sept. 26.

— Trivi Aho, 26, Center Township, Pa., was charged with DUI third offense and driving while license suspend, on Monday.

— Kaleb Locke, 20, New Cumberland, was charged with domestic battery on Tuesday.

— Duane Reanut, 58, Ducannon, Pa., was charged with DUI on Tuesday.


— Firefighters were called at 6:05 p.m. Thursday to the 2000 block of Pearce Circle for a fire alarm, finding no smoke showing. The homeowner said there was no fire and wasn’t sure why the fire alarm activated. It was determined a smoke detector activated due to water leaking into it from an air conditioning unit in the attic. The homeowner was advised.


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