County Sheriff

— A Teegarden Road, Hanover Township, resident reported at 7:48 a.m. Tuesday someone opened a PayPal account in his name without his authorization. He was contacting his credit card companies and letting them know.

— An Alderlick Road, Madison Township, resident reported at 1:21 p.m. monday someone kicked the basement door in, went up the steps to the main floor of the house and forced open the door at the top of the steps. The person stole a Roland keyboard belonging to St. George’s Church in Lisbon, as well as some .45-caliber ammo that was in the bedroom. The firearm with it was not taken. A pry bar was found upstairs, which was possibly the tool used in the break in. The resident said she called her grandson, believing he may be responsible, but he denied it claiming he was in Warren.

— Deputies responded to an alarm at a property on state Route 45, Madison Township at 12:35 p.m. Monday. The home was found to be secure from the ground level.

— Deputies checked a home on state Route 164, Salineville, at 12:43 p.m. Monday, but found everything secure. The homeowner arrived and the inside was checked as well.

— An 11- or 12-year-old boy with Downs Syndrome, who has been getting outside his Circle Drive, Knox Township, home and wandering away, was reported at 2:32 p.m. Saturday. There was no answer at the door. The front door was open with the glass storm door closed. The home was dirty and there was a very strong ammonia odor was coming from inside. A couple of men in the next driveway said a stranger brought the child home a couple of hours earlier and he gets out on a regular basis. Another person riding by on a bicycle said his parents live in the home, while he lives in a nearby camper. There are three children living in the home and the middle one has Downs Syndrome. Deputies gave him a business card to give to his parents, but after not hearing from them by Tuesday, deputies forwarded a report to Children Services.

– A possible road rage incident was reported in the area of Lincole Place at 4:23 p.m. Monday. Deputies checked the area, but the vehicle had left before they arrived.

– Deputies went to check on the welfare of a person on Depot Road, Center Township, at 4:21 p.m. Monday. The person was not there.

–A possible property incident was reported on state Route 7 in Fairfield Township at 7:23 p.m. monday. There was no property damage when deputies met with the person there.

— A Unity Line Road, Unity Township, woman reported Credit Karma alerted her someone had attempted to open a PayPal credit card account in her name on Sunday. She was able to stop the account from opening before anyone used it to spend money.

– A Bye Road, Middleton Township, resident reported at 12:41 p.m. Monday someone opened a PayPal credit card in her name and spent $720. Her bank had alerted her someone used her bank card to charge $1 at a gas station. Then Credit Karma had alerted her about the PayPal account.

— A private property accident was reported on Depot Road, Center Township, at 5:28 p.m. Thursday.

— A 911 hang up call came from a home on state Route 170, Middleton Township. The resident told deputies everytime it rains his phone stops working.

Highway Patrol

— Jacob Melbourn Feltrop, 24, of Negley, was cited for failure to control and no seat belt after his vehicle went off the side of state Route 39, struck a ditch and turned over onto its side in Yellow Creek at 6:12 p.m. Sunday.

— Wade S. Hilderbrand, 31, of Lisbon, was cited for failure to control after his vehicle went off the side of Cunningham Road in Salem and struck a utility pole at 5:39 p.m. Thursday. Hilderbrand was overdosing at the time of the crash and administered Narcan from EMS personnel.


— A man staying at the Kendall House reported Tuesday a woman he had been communicating with online sent him a check for $2,800, which he deposited in his checking account, only to learn later it was a bad check. By then he purchased $1,500 in gift cards and sent them to her. Police said there was not much they could do since there is know way of determining the identity of the person he was communicating with.


— Payton Pokego, 20, was arrested on an active warrant for her arrest following a traffic stop on McCloskey Road at 10:46 p.m. Monday.

— Mary Kiehl, 34, of Leetonia was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop on East Park Avenue at 8:35 p.m. Monday.

— Zachary Xavier Vascio, 19, of Columbiana, was cited for possession of marijuana following a traffic stop on Lisbon Street at 5:19 p.m. Monday.


— An officer responded to the area of the American Legion on Main Street at 11:41 a.m. Sept. 26 in reference to two loose dogs, but was unable to find them.

— An officer responded to the 300 block of Chestnut Street at 9:23 a.m. Friday where a refuse hauler had found what appeared to be blood in the back the truck. The officer determined the liquid appeared to look more like paint, but advised the driver to contact the police if he found anything out of the ordinary when he unloaded the truck.

— A Pearl Street resident reported at 9:59 a.m. Friday that her boyfriend had kicked her out the house without her belongings after an argument and would not let her back in to collect her belongings. She was advised the matter was civil in nature and to contact a lawyer. She was also advised that her boyfriend could not prevent her from entering the home since she lives there.

— An officer responded to state Route 344 at 12:16 p.m. Friday in reference to the driver of a white Cadillac passing on a double yellow line at a high rate of speed. The officer conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and the driver said there must be misinformation. The driver did not seem arrogant and was told to be more careful then sent on his way.

— An officer stood by while a landlord posted an eviction notice at a 100 block Pine Street home at 2:11 p.m. Friday.

— An officer responded to a West Main Street Extension home at 4:03 p.m. Friday to perform a welfare check of a juvenile at the request of a Leetonia school counselor. The officer spoke with the juvenile who said everything was fine.

— An officer responded to the area of the railroad tracks on Beeson Mill Road at 6:40 p.m. Friday in reference to a dirt bike being ridden in the roadway. The officer was unable to find the dirt bike.

— An officer responded to the area of Lisbon Street near Stoy Street at 6:52 p.m. Friday in reference to a displaced man hole cover. The officer put the cover back in place.

— An officer responded to a reported domestic dispute on High Street by the church at 11:35 p.m. Saturday and spoke with a female individual who said the fight was only verbal. The male individual involved was found to be intoxicated and the officer provided the female a ride to a residence in Salem.

— Officers responded to a 100 block Main Street home at 1:21 a.m. Saturday in reference to a neighbor dispute in which the resident reported the neighbor wanted her guest removed from the home. Both the resident and the guest did not appear to be bothering the neighbor and said there was no problem, but the neighbor, who had been drinking alcohol, did not agree with the officer’s decision not to remove the guest. The neighbor was advised to stay in his room for the rest of the night. After the officers returned to station, the neighbor arrived and said that he was threatened in his own home. The neighbor was advised to return to his room at the home and not come back outside again or face charges of disorderly conduct. The neighbor said he would call the sheriff’s office in the morning because the Leetonia officers would not help him, but he did not leave the residence again that night.

— An officer responded to a medical call in the 600 block of Columbia Street at 6:36 a.m. Saturday and stood by until Leetonia EMS arrived and transported the victim to the Salem hospital.

— An officer responded to a medical call in the 300 block of East High Street at 7:10 a.m. Saturday and stood by until Columbiana EMS arrived and transported the victim to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Boardman.

— An officer responded to Wick Park at 3:09 p.m. Sunday in reference to juveniles damaging the playground equipment. The officer observed four juveniles in the playground but could not see any damage to the equipment. The officer identified the juveniles and warned them that they are responsible for any damage to the equipment if they are there without supervision.

— A patrolling officer observed an open garage door at a 400 block Somer Street home at 9:18 p.m. Sunday and knew the house to be for sale. The keyholder was contacted and arrived to check the residence, finding everything secure.

— An officer responded to a 100 block Pine Street home at 10:31 p.m. Sunday in reference to a domestic dispute in which a woman was yelling at her children. Upon arrival, the officer found the woman’s belongings being loaded into a vehicle. The resident said the children could stay with him for the night, and the woman said she would be back for the children in the morning.

Goshen Police District

— Tammy Sue Maurer, 58, Seacrist Road, Salem, was cited for rules governing passing following a two-vehicle crash on state Route 165 at Duck Creek Road at 10:33 a.m. Sept. 25 in which she was eastbound and attempted to pass on a double-yellow line a tractor pulling a fertilizer trailer and making a left turn onto Duck Creek Road, striking the tractor. Maurer was treated on scene by Damascus EMS for possible injuries.

— Kiersten Miner, 18, Middletown Road, Salem, was charged with domestic violence and assault after officers responded to her home at 4:58 p.m. Sept. 26 where she had claimed to be abused, but was found to have struck her father during an argument.

— An officer responded to the 15000 block of Salem Alliance Road at 2:36 p.m. Sept. 27 where the top of a westbound vehicle driven by Glenn A. Morrow, 61, West Wilson Street, Salem, had gotten stuck on telephone wires during a northbound turn into a parking lot, causing the wires to come down and damaging two utility poles. No citation was issued, but Morrow was found at fault. No injuries were reported.

— Wade Cain, 48, Whinnery Road, Salem, was cited for failure to obey traffic control devices following a two-vehicle crash at Columbiana-Canfield and Western Reserve roads at 4:07 p.m. Friday in which he was westbound and failed to stop for the red light, pulling into the path of a southbound vehicle driven by Charles David Lehotsky, 45, Pine Cone Drive, Canfield. Lehotsky and his 41-year-old passenger were transported by Green Township EMS to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Boardman for minor injuries while Cain was treated on scene by Beaver Township EMS for minor injuries.

— Andrew M. Adams, 22, Sebring, was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop on Fifth Street in Beloit at 10:12 a.m. Sunday.

— Jamie B. Young, 42, Somer Street, Leetonia, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in the 7000 block of Salem Unity Road at 10:54 a.m. Sunday in which she was westbound and failed to maintain control at a curve in the roadway, striking the guardrail and then traveling across the roadway and striking the guardrail on the opposite side of the road before spinning around and coming to rest in a yard. No injuries were reported.

Perry Township

— A Salem officer at 5:16 p.m. Monday advised township units that a white Dodge van passed a stopped school bus that had its flashers and stop sign activated on Newgarden Avenue just south of West Pidgeon Road. The Salem officer was directing traffic for a structure fire on Newgarden Avenue and saw the driver and obtained the vehicle’s registration. A citation is pending. A township officer also helped with traffic control for the structure fire.

— Police responded at 12:08 p.m. Monday to the 900 block of Georgetown Road for a report of a female threatening to take numerous amounts of her medication. A home health aide nurse at the residence said the female had fallen and was not acting like her normal self. Earlier she was threatening to take a large amount of medication. KLG ambulance responded and the female was willingly transported to Salem Regional Medical Center for medical treatment.

— A hit/skip accident was reported at 11:52 a.m. Monday in the Circle K South parking lot on South Lincoln Avenue where a black Chevy Cruze owned by a Columbiana woman was parked unoccupied on the south side of the building and was struck on the driver’s side rear quarter by an unknown vehicle. The vehicle sustained damage to the driver’s side rear door, rear fender, rim and tire and was insured.


— Tanishia D. Lewis, 36, of 1094 Cleveland St., was cited for driving under suspension and obstructing official business after a traffic stop at 10:09 p.m. Monday in the 100 block of West State Street. During the stop, the driver attempted to leave on foot and had to be physically stopped. She was detained and found to be suspended and had arrest warrants which were out of the pickup radius. She was taken into custody and taken to jail.

— A man from Quaker City Castings, 310 E. Euclid St., reported at 1:44 p.m. Monday that he was investigating a theft from within the building/business. Within the last month, some property turned up missing. A large amount of copper metals have been removed from the building without permission by an unknown person. The matter is under investigation.

— Isaac Faulkner, 18, of East School Street, was cited for a turn signal violation and possession of marijuana after a traffic stop at 7:37 p.m. Monday on East Sixth at North Lincoln.

— Police responded at 8:02 p.m. Monday to the 300 block of Ohio to look for a runaway juvenile for Goshen Police. The juvenile was located and transported to Third Street and Lincoln where custody was transferred to a Goshen officer.

— A man in the 100 block of West Seventh Street reported at 6:30 p.m. Monday that a male juvenile was in his fenced yard and he wanted him to stay out. An officer told the juvenile he’s no longer allowed in the yard.

— Police responded at 6:02 p.m. Monday to the parking lot behind Ezio’s on South Broadway for a possible domestic or assault. The caller said a known male approached him during a dispute and shoved him before striking him. The male then took off before officers arrived. An investigation is pending.

— Police were called at 5:18 p.m. Monday to the 900 block of Newgarden Avenue for a unruly female juvenile. Officers discovered she had psychological health issues and fire department first responders and EMT ambulance arrived to evaluate her. She was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center.

— An alarm was reported at 5:05 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of Prospect Street, but the exterior of the business was secure.

— A female came to the station at 3:02 p.m. Monday to report a male who resides with her made comments of physical harm. He told police no threats were made and he won’t be at the residence overnight. The incident on Hawley is under investigation.

— The school resource officer and school administration at 2:23 p.m. Monday spoke to a female student about an issue within the high school building.

— A representative of the Slovak Club in the 100 block of West Wilson Street reported at 1:36 p.m. Monday that a semi truck turned the corner and went off the road, causing damage to the yard at the business. The driver confirmed what happened while turning from South Howard to West Wilson. Information was gathered.

— An abandoned bicycle was reported at 12:06 p.m. Monday in the 700 block of East State Street and brought to the police station by the fire department.

— A woman in the 700 block of Newgarden Avenue reported at 10:51 a.m. Monday that she saw a social media message directed toward her in a threatening manner. She took a screen shot of the post and turned it over to police. It will be sent to the prosecutor for review.

— An officer at 8:02 a.m. Monday was called to check on the welfare of two people at McCulloch Park in the 500 block of East State Street. They said they were homeless and waiting for a ride from a friend.


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