Highway Patrol

– Robert L. Lively, 40, of Sebring, was cited for failure to control when he struck Toni N. Baughman, 27, of Lisbon, who was sitting in a parked vehicle off the road after she previously crashed her vehicle on state Route 172 in Center Township at 9:04 a.m. Tuesday. Lively crossed left of center and struck a ditch and guardrail as well.

– Guy E. Woit, 54, of Salem, was struck by a deer on U.S. 62 in Knox Township at 11:50 p.m. Thursday.

– Sarah E. Pitts, 37, of Salineville, was struck by a deer on state Route 164 in Center Township at 5:27 p.m. Thursday.

Sheriff’s Office

– A woman reported two men entering a no-trespassing area by the power lines near McCormick Run Road and Osbourne Road at 12:53 p.m. Saturday. No contact was made.

– A man was reported to be walking in the roadway in the area of Beeson ill Road and state Route 14 at 5:26 p.m. Saturday. The man said he was just waiting for his girlfriend to pick him up and was given a courtesy ride to McDonalds in Columbiana.

– A Sandy Springs Road resident reported that two kids were making bombs in bottles and setting them off at the end of his driveway at 10:59 p.m. Saturday.

– A former resident of Deer Run Trailer Park in Butler Township reported that on Oct. 4, the park manager’s husband answered the door with a gun in his hand when her daughter went there to pay rent. The woman reported this Friday because she was afriad to report it before because of management.


– Glenn M. Tafini, 53, of Canfield, was arrested on a warrant following an investigated complaint of trespassing at the Dutch Village Inn at 6:06 p.m. Thursday.

East Palestine

– A Carbon Hill Road resident reported that her CSI trash can was stolen from her yard at 2:43 p.m. Friday.

– Jennifer L. Gilbert, 54, was cited for assured clear distance after striking the rear of Shane M. Hamner, 20, on East Main Street at 8:37 a.m. Friday.

– The manager at the Original Roadhouse reported that a man had been escorted out of the restaurant for becoming disorderly at 9:19 p.m. Wednesday. After the man left, witnesses saw him slash one of the manager’s tires in the back of the restaurant. Charges have been filed for criminal damaging as well as menacing.

– A South Walnut Street resident reported her son was approached by a man, who asked the boy to cut his grass for some extra money at 4:00 p.m. Monday. The boy said he would talk it over with his mother, and the man got upset when the boy told him no a second time. An officer made contact with the man and told him to not have any contact with the boy or his family.

– A Covington employee called police to report an abandoned bicycle at their front drive at 8:05 a.m. Monday.

– A Subway employee reported that two girls were being stalked by a man in a green jeep while at Family Dollar at 8:17 p.m. Nov. 10. The girls said the man never said anything to them, and they ran to Subway where they were picked up by a family member.

– A man reported hitting a deer on North Market Street at 8:00 p.m. Nov. 10.

– A woman reported that her daughter ran off and was at an East Palestine residence at 7:49 p.m. Nov. 10. An officer assisted the Columbiana County Sheriff’s office in locating the girl at a Walnut Street residence. She was later released to the Sheriff’s office and taken home.

– A resident reported nearly hitting a dog on Carbon Hill Road at 5:41 p.m. Nov. 10. An officer located the owner on Carbon Hill Road and warned them to keep the dog on a leash or on a line when outside.

– A Park Avenue resident reported that someone made fraudulent charges on her credit card at 2:38 p.m. Nov. 10.

– An East Martin street resident reported hearing a sound from the bushes outside of their home at 12:42 a.m. Nov. 10. An officer located an intoxicated man laying on the ground near the residence, who was lost after attempting to return to a residence after leaving a bar on foot. He was warned for disorderly conduct while intoxicated and was given a ride to a nearby residence where he was staying.

– A man reported that someone struck his car and took off while he was at the high school for a basketball game at 2:24 p.m. Nov. 9.

– Officers responded to a disturbance on West Main Street where a man and woman were arguing as the woman moved her property out of the house they had shared at 10:46 a.m. Nov. 9. Officers stood by until the woman left.


– An officer was dispatched to a business on East State Street for a theft report at 8:42 a.m. Friday. The complainant advised the police that a former employee left the company without returning property that belongs to the company. The officer advised that contact would be attempted with the female.

– An officer responded to Fisher Lane on a report that a window had been broken with a brick at the residence at 8:43 a.m. Friday. The matter is under investigation.

– An officer responded to Southeast Boulevard for a report of breaking and entering a vehicle at 8:51 a.m. Friday. Someone entered the vehicle overnight and stole four DVDs, a power chord, a phone charging chord and loose change.

– An officer responded to Southeast Boulevard for a follow up regarding property located at the scene of an incident at 9:05 a.m. Friday. The officer found that the resident had also been a victim of a vehicle breaking and entering and was able to later return almost all of the stolen items after locating them on other calls in the area.

– A student showed the school resource officer a video that was on social media of a juvenile that used to go to Salem Schools at 9:42 a.m. Friday. The video was forwarded to the proper agencies.

– Officers responded to East Fifth Street for a report of solicitors at 2:43 p.m. Friday. An officer made contact with the man and advised him that he would need to cease until he could obtain a solicitor’s permit.

– Officers responded to East Perry Street for a possible domestic in progress at 3:36 p.m. Friday. The man and woman said they were arguing over the man taking their child for the evening. They were advised of the custody rules, and they man and woman advised officers that it was only a verbal altercation with no physical violation.

– Officers responded to East State Street for a disabled vehicle at 4:05 p.m. Friday.

– An officer responded to the area of East Pershing Street and Ohio Avenue for a report of suspicious odor at 6:08 p.m. Friday. The odor appeared to be originating from patch material used to fill holes from recent construction projects.

– James E. Kryl, 47, was cited for driving under suspension and received a warning for two headlights out at 2:53 a.m. Saturday.

– Officers were dispatched to the area of Salem Hospital for a vehicle that was involved in a theft from Hibbett’s Sports Store at 7:51 p.m. Friday. Officers were advised that two females ran into the store and grabbed a handful of clothes and ran back out the door. Officers initiated a traffic stop for the involved vehicle and observed multiple clothing items in the back seat of the van that still had tags and hangers attached. While searching the vehicle, officers recovered 46 clothing items that totaled $2,775 and advised the man driving the van that he was being placed under arrest for receiving stolen property. Officers were later notified that the subject was a juvenile and that he gave officers his brother’s information. The officers then transported the boy to the juvenile detention center, and the incident is still under investigation.

– Officers reported to Pennsylvania Avenue for a report of possible gun shots at 6:48 a.m. Saturday. Officers checked the area but found nothing out of the ordinary.

– Gary Wadlow II, 36, was cited for driving under suspension after a traffic stop for a moving violation on Penn Avenue at 10:58 a.m. Saturday.

– Officers responded to the area of West State Street and Benton Road for a report of a suspicious person in the roadway at 12:54 p.m. Saturday. Officers located a boy who was holding up traffic and advised him to cease his actions.

– Tina M. Dias, 51, of Leetonia, was cited for failure to yield at a stop sign when she drove through a stop sign and was struck by Samuel E. Terrell, 27, of Atwater, at 1:15 p.m. Saturday.

– Officers took a report of a runaway juvenile at 2:32 p.m. Saturday. Officers gathered information and followed up at several locations, and the investigation continues.

– Officers were dispatched to North Ellsworth Avenue to remove a man from property at 2:41 p.m. Saturday. The woman of the residence did not want the man on her property, and the man said he had property inside the residence. He was advised to make other arrangements to get his property.

– Officers were dispatched to Prospect Street for a possible domestic dispute at 5:28 p.m. Saturday. Officers located a man and woman arguing behind a residence, but both said that nothing physical took place.

– Officers were dispatched to Newgarden Avenue near Prospect Street for a water line break at 1:47 a.m. Sunday. After checking the severity of the water break, officers advised dispatch to contact Salem Street Department.


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