County Sheriff

— An Elkrun Township woman and her husband reported a sexual assault at 10:35 a.m. Wednesday.

— Psycare asked deputies to check on a woman living on Elkton Road, Elkrun Township, at 5:31 p.m. Tuesday. Deputies spoke to her. She was with her mother and was fine.

Highway Patrol

— Jonathan Benner, 34, of Hanoverton, struck a deer when he was driving on state Route 172 in Center Township at 4:57 a.m. Tuesday.

— Neil Grim, 20, of Homeworth, was cited for failure to control after driving off the side of Buck Road in Knox Township at 5:53 p.m. Monday.

— Marc B. Nelson, 40, of Ravenna, was traveling on state Route 11 in Madison Township when she struck a deer at 8:25 p.m. Sunday.


— Frank J. Rozsa, 79, of Waynesburg, Pa., was cited for driving left of center after his pickup truck struck a SUV operated by Arnold P. Roberts, 95, of Leetonia, at the intersection of East Lincoln Way and Jefferson Street at 9:23 a.m. Friday.

— Kevin Short, 46, Desellem Road, Lisbon, was charged with disorderly conduct for continuing to fight with someone after police told him to stop. This occurred at 11:07 p.m. Monday.

— Logan Rodden, 20, of Beloit, was charged with disorderly conduct and obstructing police business on Monday. Police stopped to question Rodden after he was seen walking down the middle of the street in downtown Lisbon at 3 a.m. The obstruction charge occurred after he allegedly failed to identify himself to police.

Perry Township

— Paul Geiger, of Lisbon, was cited for failure to yield after his southbound pickup failed to yield at the intersection of Cunningham Road and state Route 344 while southbound, getting struck by an eastbound vehicle driven on state Route 344 by Tracey Spooner, of Columbiana, at 7:33 p.m. Tuesday. Spooner’s vehicle had to be towed from the scene.

— Police were called at 4:06 p.m. Tuesday to the 1300 block of West State Street for a man to be removed. The caller was told police cannot remove the person from the residence. He was told his options.

— Christopher Campher, 43, of East Canton, was cited for driving under suspension after a traffic stop at 1:49 p.m. Tuesday on South Lincoln Avenue. The vehicle was towed from the scene.


— Police responded at 2:18 a.m. Wednesday with fire department first responders and KLG ambulance to the 400 block of Vine Avenue for an attempted suicide by a female. She was transported to Salem Regional Medical Center and officers filled out a pink slip to order she be taken for an evaluation.

— Brian Klingensmith, 26, of Prospect Street, was cited for driving without headlights and operating a vehicle under the influence after a traffic stop at 11:58 p.m. Tuesday on Sharp Street near West Pershing Street. His vehicle was released to a sober driver and he was turned over to a valid driver after being processed.

— Police responded at 10:43 p.m. Tuesday to Salem Regional Medical Center regarding an upset person. A man was released from the hospital and upon being told he had to leave a few hours later, he became irate. He calmed down while officers were there and a female agreed to give him a ride.

— A female in the 600 block of North Lincoln Avenue reported at 9:41 p.m. Tuesday that she was allowing her sister to use her vehicle under a pre-arranged agreement and now she wanted the vehicle back. She showed proof of ownership and the sister in possession of the vehicle agreed to give it back. Officers remained while belongings were gathered from the car.

— An anonymous caller at 8:28 p.m. Tuesday reported possible shots fired in the area of the hospital on East State Street. Police searched the area, but everything appeared fine.

— A woman in the 2500 block of Lexington reported at 8:01 p.m. Tuesday that her juvenile son was being unruly and tried to hit his sister. Officers spoke to her, her daughter and her daughter’s boyfriend, who said the boy was angry and made statements of harming his sister and her unborn child. The boy told police he was upset with his sister and her boyfriend because he felt like they were bullying him. The boy is on medication for mental issues and fire department first responders and KLG arrived. He was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center for treatment.

— Thomas Slagle, 36, of Carrollton, was cited for assured clear distance ahead after merging into the turning lane headed westbound at East State and Lincoln and striking the rear of a vehicle driven by Edward Graham, 49, of Shelton Road, who was stopped in the westbound lane at 7:20 p.m. Tuesday. No injuries were reported.

— A resident in the 800 block of East Sixth Street reported at 6:17 p.m. Tuesday that a bluetooth speaker was taken from the garage.

— A woman from the Counseling Center spoke to an officer by phone at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday about a patient who made threats to harm his father. He was going to Salem Regional Medical Center to speak to someone. Officers were following up at the hospital.

— The exterior of a property in the 300 block of East State Street was found secure after an alarm at 5:20 p.m. Tuesday.

— A caller at 4:55 p.m. Tuesday reported a suspicious male wearing a red hooded sweatshirt with his face concealed carrying a billy club in the 600 block of East State Street. Officers located the male in the municipal lot in the 500 block of East Pershing Street and learned the juvenile was on his way to a Halloween celebration. The club was just a plastic Halloween prop.

— A dispute was reported at 1:27 p.m. Tuesday on Vine Avenue. The people left before police arrived and someone said they may have been heading to the hospital. Officers checked the area of the hospital but did not find them.

— A male was reported blowing his horn in a vehicle in the 600 block of Ohio Avenue at 12:52 p.m. Tuesday. He was told to leave.

— A possible domestic dispute was reported at 12:26 p.m. Tuesday when a caller said a male and female walking near the 100 block of Washington appeared to be arguing. Police located them on West Pershing and they said it was just a verbal disagreement with no threats or violence.

— A set of keys found in the 200 block of North Ellsworth were turned over to police at 12:17 p.m. Tuesday.

— A caller at 12:05 p.m. Tuesday reported property stolen out of a vehicle in the 400 block of West Eighth Street over the past weekend.

— Police responded to a medical at 11:24 a.m. Tuesday at the Salem Community Center, 1098 N. Ellsworth Ave., where a person fell and suffered an injury. KLG arrived and no traffic control was needed.

— An officer on patrol at 10:20 a.m. Tuesday on Morgan Court saw broken glass in the road in the 300 block and contacted traffic & safety personnel who removed the glass.

— Police provided traffic control at 9:40 a.m. Tuesday in the 800 block of East Sixth Street for a medical call with fire department first responders assisting the person until EMT ambulance arrived to transport.


— An officer responded to a 600 block Columbia Street home at 4:41 p.m. Oct. 25 in reference to an open 9-1-1 call and spoke with the resident, who said everything was fine and her toddler had previously had her phone and possibly dialed the number.

— An officer responded to the area of Main and Chestnut streets at 10:44 p.m. Oct. 26 in reference to a vehicle in the roadway, but found the vehicle in question legally parked.

— Shane M. Meade, 40, Ridge Street, Leetonia, was arrested on an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office at his home at 2:15 a.m. Monday.

— An officer responded to the ballfield on Hazel Street at 6:40 p.m. Monday in reference to a juvenile standing by a pole by the road. The officer could not find the juvenile.

— An officer responded to a 100 block High Street home at 2:42 a.m. Tuesday where the resident reported hearing noises in the garage, then found the door open and pry marks to the walk-in door as well as a broken window on the east side of the building. The resident provided the information of a possible suspect.

— An officer responded to a 300 block Columbia Street home at 4:35 p.m. Tuesday where the resident reported his girlfriend’s ex-husband had arrived for an unscheduled visitation with his son and had taken a “fighting stance” outside his vehicle when told to leave before finally agreeing to go. The officer contacted the ex-husband who denied ever being at the home that day.

— A Chestnut Street resident reported on station at 5:31 p.m. Tuesday she was concerned about random text messages she was receiving from her ex-husband. An officer reviewed the latest text in question and advised the resident there was no threat, but to contact the department if there ever is one.

— An officer responded to the Family Dollar on Hazel Street at noon Wednesday where a driver had backed out of a parking space, striking another vehicle. The driver was found at fault for improper backing.

St. Clair Township

— Holly Weyand, no address listed, was arrested at 9:39 p.m. Oct. 27 in the 16000 block of Dresden Avenue on a petty theft charge. She allegedly used the self-checkout and hadn’t paid for $73.68 worth of merchandise.

— A woman reported an unwanted subject at 7:43 p.m. Oct. 29 in the 16000 block of St. Clair Avenue. She reported that her son had arrived at the residence and made threats when she refused to give him money. She wanted extra checks on her home and her son was not wanted back at the home.

— Dawn L. Acker, no address listed, was arrested at 11:45 a.m. Oct. 29 in Walmart on a charge of petty theft. Ms. Acker allegedly was caught on video stealing $154.25 in the self-checkout line.

East Liverpool

— A resident in the 2000 block of Michigan Street reported that his dark blue Honda Accord was stolen at 3:58 a.m. Oct. 29.

— Miranda F. Higgins, no address listed, was arrested at 4:43 a.m. Oct. 29 in the 1700 block of Etruria Street on a charge of public intoxication. She was reportedly sitting in the roadway, confused and apparently under the influence of something. When asked her name or ID, she just mumbled incoherently and was transported to city hospital.

— Police responded at 11:51 p.m. Oct. 29 to Heights Manor for a fight near the building’s entrance. The women, who were girlfriends, were separated and advised to stay away from each other the remainder of the night.


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