Perry Township

— Lee Knight, 23, of Salem, was taken into custody for a warrant out of the county after police responded to the 1300 block of West State Street for a domestic dispute at 11:15 p.m. Sunday. He was turned over to a deputy and taken to jail. The dispute turned out to only be verbal.

— Tina Dias, 51, of Leetonia, was cited for failure to yield after backing out of a private drive in the 1400 block of West State Street and striking an eastbound vehicle driven by Daniel Manning, 60, of Beloit. No injuries were reported.

— Richard Morgan, 55, of Salem, was cited for driving under suspension after a traffic stop at 5:21 p.m. Sunday on East Pidgeon Road at South Lincoln. The vehicle was towed.

— Alliance Hospital spoke with an officer at 1:34 p.m. Sunday regarding a juvenile complaint. An officer will speak to the mother of the juvenile and forward all information to Children Services.

— Donald Shogren, 60, of state Route 45, Lisbon, was cited for driving under the influence after a traffic stop at 12:23 a.m. Sunday on the state Route 45 bypass at Depot Road. Police stopped the truck after the driver failed to dim his high beam headlights when passing another vehicle. The driver told police he was on his way back from a concert in Akron where he was drinking alcohol.

— Police responded to a vehicle fire at Alchemy Acres on Depot Road at 4:46 p.m. Saturday and arrived with the fire department, finding the vehicle fire out.

— Police were called at 12:06 a.m. Saturday to Brookdale Senior Living for a 93-year-old combative man. Staff told police the man is unaware of what he does or says due to his current medical condition. The man was extremely cooperative and left with KLG on his own.

— Police were called at 10:45 p.m. Saturday to the 36000 block of Shining Tree Lane where a resident reported an unknown man sleeping on the porch. The man told police he was walking from Pittsburgh to Cincinnati and needed to get some sleep, saying he was on a mission to find his family. He was taken to the other end of the township jurisdiction to continue his trip.

— A suspicious vehicle was reported at 9:23 p.m. Sunday in the 1800 block of South Lincoln Avenue, but left before police arrived.

— A woman on West Pidgeon Road reported at 9:40 a.m. Saturday that she believed her soon-to-be ex-husband violated a protection order and threw plants and vases into her driveway and yard.


— Steven Martin, 31, of 354 Columbia St., Leetonia, was charged with theft and taken to jail after police were called to Pure Pet on Penn Avenue at 1:53 p.m. Sunday for a man who stole a snake and left. Officers located the man, identified as Martin, and he denied it. Police reviewed video footage that showed the man taking the snake. He then admitted to taking the reptile and told officers where it was placed. Employees of Pure Pet were able to regain possession of the snake.

— Amanda Heverly, 45, of Cleveland Street, and her passenger, David Butcher, 46, of Walnut Street, were each charged with possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop on South Broadway near Pershing for an equipment violation and no turn signal at 9:42 p.m. Sunday. The report said the front seat male passenger attempted to conceal contraband. During a probable cause search, suspected drugs and a glass pipe commonly used to smoke meth were recovered. During a search of the female driver, a prescription pill bottle was found containing a paper fold with suspected meth on it. Both the driver and passenger were charged and taken to the county jail. Additional charges are pending lab results. Heverly’s husband responded to take the vehicle.

— John Henry Hancock, 22, of South Howard Avenue, turned himself over to police at 3:37 p.m. Sunday for a warrant. He was turned over to a sheriff’s deputy.

— Police were called at 1:05 a.m. Monday to Speedway, on West State Street, for a suspicious male inside the gas station for over an hour without buying anything. He was told to leave if he wasn’t planning on buying anything.

— Police assisted the sheriff’s office on a suspicious person call at 10:37 p.m. Sunday in the area Speedway gas station, off of West Pershing, The person had a concealed weapon and active arrest warrant but wasn’t wanted by the entering agency for the warrant. The person was released with charges pending.

— A driver received a written warning for an equipment violation after a traffic stop on South Ellsworth Avenue at 9:29 p.m. Sunday. K-9 Simon indicated to the odor of narcotics, with nothing illegal found during a search.

— A woman in the 1300 block of North Ellsworth Avenue reported at 5:51 p.m. Sunday that her son’s bicycle was stolen off of the porch.

— Dispatch advised officers about 911 calls from a juvenile in the 2500 block of Lexington at 5:33 p.m. Sunday. The juvenile’s mother told police her son calls 911 for no reason when he takes her phone. She was told she’s responsible for her son’s action and could face charges.

— A well-being check was requested at 4:46 p.m. Sunday for two people on Aetna Street over concern they may harm themselves. Police made contact with a live-in couple in a verbal dispute. Neither reported wanting to harm themselves.

— A man reported at 4:26 p.m. Sunday that someone took items from his relative’s home in the 100 block of West Third Street.

— A bicycle found in the alley in the 500 block of East School Street was recovered by police at 10:56 a.m. Sunday.

— A resident in the 2300 block of Lexington Avenue reported a neighbor acting strangely at 10:11 a.m. Sunday. The neighbor was told to have no further contact with the resident.

— Police at 9:48 a.m. Sunday had to move fencing blocking the sidewalk back after finding it blocking the westbound lane of East State Street. The tarps connected to the fencing were removed to alleviate it possibly returning to the road.

— Officers dispatched to the 800 block of East Fifth Street at 4:13 a.m. on Sunday for a noise complaint. Officers told the homeowner to turn their music down.

— Officers dispatched to SRMC at 4:10 a.m. on Sunday for a suspicious vehicle. Officers did not find the vehicle that was reported circling the parking lot.

— Officers dispatched to the 200 block of Ohio Avenue at 3:48 a.m. on Sunday for a well being check. Officers were informed everything was ok.

— Officers helped Perry Township Police Department with witness and reading of the BMV2255 form on an OVI suspect around midnight on Sunday.

— Officers received a complaint from a West Ninth Street resident at 23:57 on Saturday for an unknown person entering three unlocked vehicles in their driveway. Nothing was reported stolen, they just wanted the incident documented.

— Officers responded to the 400 block of South Broadway Avenue around 11 p.m. for a man who had been involved in an altercation. He would not provide any information about the altercation and left after several warnings of disorderly conduct.

— Officers went to a residency on West Eighth Street around 11 p.m. on Saturday for a complaint of an unknown man entering an unlocked vehicle on the property. Nothing was reported missing.

— Officers went to a residency on West Ninth Street around 11 p.m. on Saturday for the report of an unknown male entering an unlocked vehicle on the property. Nothing was reported missing.

— Officers searched for a person with an arrest warrant in the 200 block of Vine Avenue around 10 p.m. on Saturday. They were not located but officers found contraband in plain sight and collected it. Charges are pending.

— Officers checked the Circle K on East State Street for a report of drug activity around 9 p.m. on Saturday. Nothing was found.

— Officers check North Lincoln Street for a report of a reckless operator at 9:04 p.m. on Saturday. They were unable to locate the vehicle.


— Firefighters were called at 1:08 p.m. Sunday to the 900 block of West Pershing for a residential power line down, caused by a tree pulling the service from the house. Ohio Edison was requested. The area was blocked until Ohio Edison arrived.

— Firefighters were called at 6:11 a.m. Sunday to Walgreens, 2124 E. State St., for an alarm with water flow. No smoke was showing, but the sprinkler system had gone off in the vestibule area. The sprinkler system was shut down and drained. The manager advised the heater had been turned on in the vestibule area and when closed up, it gets extremely hot and may have activated the sprinkler head. The manager was told to contact the sprinkler company.