County Sheriff

— Deputies were called to a home on Fredericktown-Clarkson Road, Middleton Township, at 6 p.m. Wednesday to check on the welfare of a resident, but no one was home.

Highway Patrol

— Shelley A. Rugar, 28, of Hanoverton, was cited for failure to control when she drove off the side of state Route 45 and struck a guardrail at 7:43 a.m. Oct. 24.

— Gregory A. Waterbeck, 18, of East Palestine, was cited for assured clear distance when he traveled off the side of state Route 14 in Fairfield Township, struck a culvert and struck Jocelyn Mader, 37, of Salem, who was turning onto Beeson Mill Road at 7:10 a.m. Thursday. Waterbeck traveled off the side of Beeson Mill Road and struck a gas pipe marker.

— Carla R. Bauman, 30, of Beloit, hit a deer on Valley Road in Butler Township at 7:18 a.m. Wednesday.


— Police received a call about smoke coming from an apartment house at 217 E. Lincoln Way at noon Oct. 22. The officers could smell something burning coming from an apartment but no one answered the door. Firefighters arrived to kick in the door and they found food burning on the stove.


— An officer responded to the Horizon group home on High Street at 7:50 a.m. Tuesday to assist Leetonia EMS with a medical emergency. The person was transported to a local hospital.

— An officer responded to a 90 block Elm Street home at 11:36 a.m. Thursday where a man had repeatedly called the police department and county 911. The man was found highly intoxicated in his garage and was warned to stop calling the emergency lines without reason.

— An officer responded to the area of High and Wilson streets at 5:30 p.m. Thursday where a tree had fallen in the roadway, severing the powerline, and was resting on the telephone line. The officer closed the road and stood by until the fire department arrived.

Perry Township

— Police responded at 8:50 p.m. Thursday to the 1800 block of Depot Road for a burglary report. The resident advised he had some belongings missing from the house. No signs of forced entry were observed. The incident is under investigation.

— An officer responded at 5:18 p.m. Thursday to the 1600 block of East 11th Street to assist a homeowner who wanted help removing a large pot that fell from the brick post at the end of her driveway. She did not want anyone falling over it during trick-or-treat.

— A resident reported at 5:11 p.m. Thursday a semi pulled out of a church parking lot on South Lincoln and drove onto their property, causing ruts in the yard. The driver yelled that he would be back to fix the ruts but never returned.


— Kayla Amelung, 23, of 1215 Jennings Ave., was charged with obstruction of official business and resisting arrest and taken to jail after an incident late Thursday night on South Broadway. An officer exiting his patrol car at 11:51 p.m. at the station heard yelling coming from the east/west alley between Ellsworth and Broadway and found a female walking out of the alley onto Broadway. She matched the description of a female from a previous incident on Broadway, so officers attempted to stop her. She refused multiple times and continued to walk away. She allegedly resisted arrest and was placed on the ground where she was handcuffed and taken into custody.

— David Kane, 34, of East Liverpool, was cited for open container and possession of marijuana and Erin Smith, 34, also of East Liverpool, was cited for open container after an officer in the 400 block of West Sixth Street stopped to speak with the occupants of a suspicious vehicle at 11:41 p.m. Thursday.

— A female from Fresh Mark reported at 8:53 p.m. Thursday she wanted to file a sexual harassment report after she was on a break at her job and a co-worker touched her in an inappropriate manner and made offensive comments. She didn’t want to file charges but wanted a report on file.

— Police responded at 11:40 p.m. Thursday to an establishment in the 400 block of South Broadway for a person to be removed. The owner said the female left before police arrived and had been causing problems all night. She did not want her back. She was reported to be wearing a camouflage coat and black pants.

— A man at 10:16 p.m. Thursday requested a well-being check in the 1200 block of Cleveland Street after reporting he was out of town working and his daughter, who was working in town at a local fast food restaurant, had been trying to get her mother the past 40 minutes but was unable to reach her. An attempt was made to contact the mother, but no contact was made.

— Police were called at 9:51 p.m. Thursday to the 400 block of South Broadway for a person to be removed. The person met officers outside and said her rights were being violated by the establishment. She was told police were called for her failing to leave when asked to do so by the business. She was obviously leaving when police arrived, so no enforcement action was taken.

— Police responded at 7:28 p.m. Thursday to the 300 block of West Fourth Street for a medical, with fire department first responders and KLG.

— A manhole cover was reported missing in the 1600 block of Pennsylvania Avenue at 7:18 p.m. Thursday. The manhole had been shattered. The opening was marked for the safety of other vehicles and the water department was contacted.

— Police responded at 5:22 p.m. Thursday to the 3200 block of Southeast Boulevard to check the well-being of a female, who was found to be ok.

— Police checked on an alarm at 4:27 p.m. Thursday in the 400 block of East State, finding the exterior secure.

— A parking ticket was issued for an illegally parked vehicle in the 200 block of West Fourth Street at 12:44 p.m. Thursday.

— A woman from Pennsylvania said at 12:18 p.m. Thursday that she believed a cart from the store hit her car while she was inside Walmart. Officers documented the damage.

— A reckless driver was reported at 12:03 p.m. Thursday in a minivan near South Ellsworth and State, but was not found.

— A woman flagged down officers in the 1800 block of Cleveland Street at 11:43 a.m. Thursday to report an unknown person was throwing empty vodka bottles into a family member’s yard. She was told her options.

— Police at 10:31 a.m. Thursday delivered a message to a resident in the 600 block of Olive Street from Struthers Municipal Court.

— A woman in the 1200 block of Southeast Boulevard reported at 9:38 a.m. Thursday that she had been in contact with her ex-boyfriend and wanted him to stop contacting her. She had been told she needed to stop all contact with him in order for it to be harassment.


— Firefighters responded at 4:53 p.m. Thursday to the Smith Center in the 500 block of East Fourth for a report of a person stuck in the elevator on the third floor. When they arrived, the person had already freed herself from the elevator. Building maintenance was advised.