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Police

County Sheriff

— Deputies responded to a Bye Road, Unity Township, home after a report of an unruly 12-year-old girl at 12:24 p.m. Saturday. The grandmother, a caseworker from Psych Care and the child all spoke with deputies. The girl reportedly had assaulted her caseworker, who had made her get out of bed. The caseworker had began to clear items out of the girl’s room, leaving items in the yard next to the house. Everyone had calmed down by the time deputies arrived. The caseworker was concerned the girl was shoving her grandmother around and she would be injured. They hoped to get the child into a treatment facility on Monday. Deputies ordered the girl to get dressed for the day and begin doing the chores on her list. Additionally, she was warned not to hit or push her grandmother and that one more call to the sheriff’s office would result in her being placed at the Tobin Center.

— Eric M. Gustafson, state Route 558, Fairfield Township, was charged with domestic violence after someone reported he had harmed his wife at 1:56 a.m. Saturday.

— A McAllister Road, Center Township, couple reported at 2:50 p.m. Thursday they had previously transferred $19,000 to a woman claiming to be Rebecca Suarez in return for a 2006 Peterbilt semi truck. However, as of Thursday the truck had not been received and they were unable to reach Suarez.

— Deputies went to a Morris Road, Elkrun Township, home at 12:56 p.m. Sunday to check on three children reportedly living without water, heat and electricity. Deputies found all three services were at the home. Roy Moffett III was taken into custody on a warrant for failure to appear and transported to the county jail.

Highway Patrol

— Maribeth File, 19, of Cortland, was cited for assured clear distance and distracted driving when she struck the rear of Theresa Barto, 68, New Waterford, on state Route 14 in Unity Township at 3:18 p.m. Saturday. File said she was distracted by the GPS on her phone.

Lisbon

— Police were called to an apartment house at 401 E. Lincoln Way at 8 a.m. Friday after receiving a report the house was filled with smoke. Police arrived on scene along with the fire department and they found a coffee can filled with smoldering cigarette butts outside an apartment door and took it outside. No one answered inside the apartment, so the fire department gained entry, but no fire was found inside.

Columbiana

— Officers were dispatched to a possible domestic violence on Pueblo Lane at 2:15 a.m. Monday.

— A caller reported that someone was trying to break into their house on Maplewood Drive at 12:08 a.m. Monday.

— Officers responded to a report of domestic violence on Spruce Street at 8:13 p.m. Sunday. The suspect left prior to officer’s arrival. A warrant is being forwarded to the court to be signed and issued.

Salem

— A man reported at 8:47 p.m. Sunday that he made a purchase at a local store where he handed the clerk $20 for his purchase and he was given change back, but believed he lost $200 at or near the store. He said he returned to the store but was not able to find his money and the clerk denied finding it.

— A civil issue was reported at 7:32 p.m. Sunday in the 800 block of East Sixth Street where a man moved out of the residence and his sister, who is the estate executor, would not return his property. The female told police he moved out on Nov. 15 and took several items belonging to the estate that were supposed to remain at the home. Due to conflicting stories, they were told to seek legal advice regarding ownership.

— A possible dispute was reported in the 500 block of Aetna Street at 7:10 p.m. Sunday. A man said he was driving with another person, they began to argue and he was asked to leave her vehicle. He said he misplaced his cell phone but later said she did not have it. He also said his shirt ripped but he did not wish to pursue legal charges. She also wanted them to stay separated and have no contact.

— Police placed two people under arrest on outstanding warrants after being called to Walmart on East State Street at 6:19 p.m. Sunday for them. Mary Kiehl, 35, of 37630 state Route 558, Leetonia, was taken into custody on a warrant for failure to appear on a driving under suspension charge. Jack Veon, 41, of the same address, was taken into custody on a warrant for theft. Both were turned over to a Columbiana County sheriff’s deputy.

— A man in the 100 block of Vine Avenue reported harassment at 6:14 p.m. Sunday, saying a person won’t leave him alone while in public. No threatening comments had been exchanged. The other person will be contacted and warned to quit harassing him or she may face possible charges.

— Alleged child abuse was reported at 2:46 p.m. Sunday on East Third Street by a woman who said her son returned home from visitation with a male and had marks on his face. The report said the mark was below the left eye and appeared consistent with the shape of fingers. She was told the child had been disciplined, but she didn’t see the marks until they were in a well-lit room, prompting her to call police. Police spoke to the child about what happened and planned to contact the male. The woman was concerned due to this incident and past anger issues with the male. Information will be forwarded to Children Services and the prosecutor’s office.

— A female juvenile will be facing several charges upon her medical release after police responded at 2:29 p.m. Sunday to a residence on East Fifth Street for domestic violence. The girl’s mother said the daughter started pushing her and pulling her hair. The female juvenile admitted to it but said her family assaulted her. When told she was being placed in custody for domestic violence, she started resisting arrest and kicking officers multiple times and continued to resist while they attempted to put her in the police unit. She then made comments about harming herself and fire department first responders and an ambulance were called. She continued to kick at everyone and had to be restrained, slipping out of the restraints several times. She continued her actions with hospital staff. After she was calm, police left when told she was going to be under medical care for awhile and being transferred to another medical facility.

— Officers at 12:32 p.m. Sunday spoke with a male at the station who was afraid to go home to Bentley Drive due to another family member in the house and something that happened in the past. The male was having medical issues and was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center.

— A suspicious male was reported hanging around in a parking lot in the 2400 block of East State at 12:28 p.m. Sunday. The caller said the person was acting odd. When police arrived, the person had already entered the business. He told officers he had just had a cigarette and was waiting for his female companion to enter the business. There was no problem.

— Police checked the well-being of a female in the 1200 block of Southeast Boulevard at 11:10 a.m. Sunday and found everything ok.

— A clerk at Smith Oil in the 900 block of East State Street reported at 10:08 a.m. Sunday that a black vehicle left without the driver paying for $15.11 in gas.

— Police responded to the intersection of West State Street and South Howard Avenue at 9:41 a.m. Sunday for a barricade struck by a vehicle and damaged beyond repair. Police used the support from another barricade to get it back in place.

— A female in the 1300 block of South Lincoln Avenue reported at 8:53 a.m. Sunday that she’s been having problems with the manager of her apartment complex and believes she put vulgar handmade signs on her door sometime overnight.

— A domestic in progress was reported at 7 a.m. Sunday in the 200 block of Park Avenue. A female was upset and said her boyfriend needed to leave and had hit her. She was yelling and would not speak with officers to allow any attempt to locate any injuries. The male was calm and advised of no physical violence. He said he was going to stay away from the residence for the morning.

Perry Township

— Police responded to Snyder Road at Depot Road at 7:53 a.m. Nov. 13 in reference to a vehicle in the ditch. The driver said she had turned onto Snyder Road and was blinded by the sun, causing her drive into the ditch. There was no damage to the vehicle and no injuries reported.

— An officer responded to a 700 block Main Street home at 4:56 p.m. Nov. 13 to return a license plate found by Salem police at a bank in the city.

— Police responded to the area of state routes 9 and 45 at 6:37 p.m. Nov. 13 in reference to a vehicle being operated recklessly heading into the township. Police were unable to find the vehicle.

— Police responded to a 500 block East Pine Lake home at 2:27 p.m. Nov. 14 for a medical alarm, but found it to be a false alarm.

— Police responded to a 1200 block Stewart Road home at 3:58 p.m. Nov. 14 in reference to a residential alarm drop, but found it to be a false alarm.

— Police responded with medical personnel to a 1700 block Devonshire Drive home at 6:08 p.m. Nov. 14 in reference to an unresponsive elderly male. The male was transported by ambulance to a hospital.

— An officer spoke with a juvenile complainant in the 600 block of West Pidgeon Road at 7:34 p.m. Nov. 14 who said that her younger sister stole her cell phone. The officer contacted the parent who said they would handle it.

— An officer responded to a residential alarm in the 200 block of West Pine Lake Road at 12:25 p.m. Nov. 15 and found the homeowners on scene who said they have been having problems with the alarm.

— Police responded to an 1100 block Prospect Street home at 12:19 a.m. Nov. 16 for a well-being check. The resident and her children all said they were okay.

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