County Sheriff

— Suspicious people were reported in the area of some abandoned cabins on state Route 45 near West Point at 11:56 p.m. Thursday. Deputies checked the cabins north of Stookesberry Road, but no one was found in the area.

— Sparkle Market north of Lisbon was checked following an alarm sounding at 5:39 p.m. Wednesday. Everything appeared to be secure.

Highway Patrol

— Loretta A. Kendall, 81, of Ellwood City, Pa., was cited for failure to control after attempting to turn onto state Route 165 from state Route 14 in Unity Township and driving into a field, striking a utility pole. This occurred at 10 a.m. Thursday.

— Aubrianna N. Mellott, 19, of East Liverpool, was cited for failure to control after she went off the right side of the road and into a ditch while rounding a curve on state Route 45 in Madison Township at 5:49 p.m. Tuesday.

— Angela Hawkins, 44, of New Waterford, was cited for failure after she went off the left side of the road, striking a guardrail and going into a ditch while driving on state Route 46 in Fairfield Township at 1:08 p.m. Tuesday.


— A caller reported hearing a man yelling near the bike trail at 1:40 a.m. Wednesday. Police found a man standing in a doorway on Morrison Street, and the man said he had been drinking when he fell outside. The woman who lived there said she just wanted him to quit yelling and go to bed. Police told him to stay inside and keep quiet or the next time he would be charged.

— Police responded to a burglar alarm at a South Jefferson Street at 3:35a.m. Wednesday, but the home was secure and there were no footprints in the snow around the house.

— A woman involved in a domestic dispute west of town was dropped off at the Fleming House at 10 p.m. Wednesday. Since the alleged incident occurred within the jurisdiction of the county sheriff’s office, a sheriff’s deputy was contacted to take the report.

— A Caldwell Street resident at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday reported a man in a Chevrolet pickup truck pulled onto her property, got out and began walking toward her vehicle. The caller yelled and the man fled.

— A caller reported a Greentree Place someone was burning trash in the yard at 9:35 p.m. Tuesday and it was blowing into other people’s yards.


— Brandon S. Farmer, 35, North Ellsworth Avenue, Salem, was cited for failure to control and leaving the scene after a two-vehicle crash in the 500 block of South Broadway Avenue at 12:08 a.m. Monday in which he struck another vehicle parked in a spot on the roadway then left the scene on foot. Officers found Farmer’s vehicle parked on scene and located him nearby.

— Officers responded to the 200 block of East State at 7:54 a.m. Thursday in reference to a male individual walking in and out of traffic and attempting to walk in front of traffic. The man said he had a lot on his mind and was just out walking. He denied walking into traffic.

— Officers responded to a 200 block Vine Avenue apartment complex at 10:24 a.m. Thursday where the door of a vacant apartment had been kicked open.

— Officers responded to a 200 block Rose Avenue home at 11:07 a.m. Thursday in reference to a man hearing voices. He said he had used drugs a couple nights prior and had not been sleeping. He said he only hears voices when he uses drugs. He declined medical attention and said he just wanted to stay at his mother’s house.

— An officer responded to the 200 block of North Cunningham at 11:30 a.m. Thursday in reference to a civil matter and found it to be regarding charges for a hotel stay. The individuals involved were advised of their options.

— Donna May, 33, East Sixth Street, Salem, was arrested at 11:51 a.m. Thursday on a warrant out of the county for failure to appear for drug paraphernalia during an investigation of a civil dispute in the 200 block of North Cunningham Road.

— A Hawley Avenue resident reported Thursday a man who lives near her had been to her home a few times as well as her place of employment. She wanted to know her options to get him to stay away from her.

— A registered nurse at the SRMC reported at 1:36 p.m. Thursday a grandparent had been at the facility in the past hour with their grandchild and had struck the child with an open fist several times, causing the child to slide backward in a chair several inches. The nurse said the incident had already been forwarded to children services.

— An officer responded to the 1800 block of East State at 2:26 p.m. Thursday in reference to a young cat stuck under the porch of a vacant home. A humane officer was able to help the cat escape.

— An officer responded to the 200 block of North Madison Avenue at 2:38 p.m. Thursday after a resident reported a white truck had been pulled into his driveway, then back out only to circle the block. The officer was unable to find the vehicle.

— A complainant reported at 3:48 p.m. Thursday the theft of a cable box in the 900 block of South Lundy Avenue.

— Khrystelle Rae Pavlick, 24, Youngstown, was cited for driving under suspension after a traffic stop for an equipment violation at Vine and Third at 7:41 p.m. Thursday.

— A woman reported Thursday two people she knows had been driving past her place of employment, yelling out the windows and honking the horn. She said the two people have been harassing her for several years and was advised how to obtain a protection order.

— Officers responded to the 700 block of Newgarden at 10:48 p.m. Thursday in reference to a fight and spoke with an man who said he and his girlfriend were separating after many years together. He and his son were arguing outside regarding the issue, but said it was only verbal.

— Joshua C. Board, 29, Merle Road, Salem, was arrested at 11:49 p.m. Thursday on a warrant out of the county for failure to appear on child support after officers responded to the West State in reference to two suspicious males.

— Officers responded to a 2000 block Monroe home at 3:29 a.m. Friday in reference to a domestic dispute and found that it was only verbal. Both individuals were given a warning and advised to keep the noise down.

Perry Township

— Police responded to a 500 block South Broadway Avenue bar at 1:37 a.m. Wednesday to assist Salem officers with a reported fight. Officers found that the fight was over and the individuals involved had already left. Witnesses said they did not know the names of the individuals fighting.

— An officer responded to an 1800 block Depot business at 1:51 p.m. Wednesday where the complainant reported someone removed the catalytic converter from one of the company’s trucks.

— Officers responded to the 900 block of Georgetown Road at 10:23 p.m. Wednesday where a motorist reported he was traveling west when a horse entered the roadway from the south, striking his vehicle. A towing company was requested to removed the deceased horse from the roadway and officers were to attempt to contact the animal’s owner.

— Steven R. Barns, 38, Salem, was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop on South Lincoln Avenue near Snyder Road at 4:40 a.m. Thursday.

— Police responded to a West State Street business at 5:22 a.m. Thursday where a motorist reported striking a deer while southbound on U.S. Route 62 just south of Goshen Road.

— An officer responded to the area of Country Club Lane and U.S. Route 62 at 1:36 p.m. Thursday in reference to a vehicle on club property that had been involved in a crash handled by the highway patrol on Tuesday. A message was left of the vehicle’s owner to have it removed.

— Police responded to the 13000 block of state Route 14 at 12:43 p.m. Thursday in reference to people arguing over a deceased deer had just been hit by a car. They were advised since the deer was struck beyond township limits, they needed to contact the ODNR.

— Police responded to the 1800 block of Egypt Road at 11:34 p.m. Thursday where a motorist reported she was southbound and swerved to miss two deer in the roadway, traveling off the road, through a ditch and striking a utility pole before coming to rest against a tree. The driver was treated for possible injuries on scene and released.

— Domecio Perez Perez, 23, Salem, was cited for no license after a traffic stop for traveling left of center in the 1700 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 5:04 a.m. Friday.


— An officer responded to a 400 block Chestnut Street Extension home at 5:54 a.m. Thursday to assist medical personnel. Due to a prior incident with the victim at the home, Columbiana officers were also requested to assist. The victim was voluntarily transported to a local hospital for evaluation.

— Officers responded with medical personnel to a Madison Street home at 7:10 p.m. Thursday in reference to a possible suicide. The person in question was found to be fine and said he was not thinking of harming himself. The person then called his brother to speak with him.

— Officers responded to the area of State and Hazel at 3:37 a.m. Friday in reference to juveniles out after curfew. The juveniles were located on the east side of the roadway and advised to go home.

Goshen Police District

— Leila Ann Rood, 18, Newton Falls, was charged with a fifth-degree felony county of receiving stolen property and three misdemeanor counts of receiving stolen property and arrested on the warrants by Newton Falls police Monday. Rood cashed four stolen checks belonging to her grandmother totaling $2,400 includes one for $1,300. Rood’s grandmother had reported a check book stolen from her West South Range Road home in July with several checks cashed totaling over $9,000.

St. Clair Township

— Officers were dispatched to BP Oil gas station at 5:39 a.m. Jan. 1 in the 16000 block of state Route 170 to reports of a subject going behind the counter.

— Jodi L. Sullivan, no address listed, was arrested at 2:12 a.m. Jan. 1 in the 16000 block of Canton Avenue on a charge of domestic violence, after she allegedly returned from a night out and attacked a male family member.

— Police responded at 11:11 p.m. Jan. 1 to Sheetz for a medical emergency.

— Ann L. Rhodes, no address listed, was arrested at 1:46 p.m. Jan. 2 in Walmart on a charge of criminal trespass, after allegedly entering the store to go to bank despite being banned for the property.

— First responders were dispatched at 1:39 a.m. Jan. 3 to Echo Dell Mobile Home Park for a possible overdose.

Hancock County Sheriff

— The department released the name of the driver in Monday’s drug bust in Newell. Michael Burton, 41, New Cumberland, was arrested by Deputy Dante DiJirolanio after a traffic stop. DiJirolanio and K9 Kevin seized suspected drugs totaling 48 grams of methamphetamine, 12 grams heroin, three grams crack-cocaine and 20 hydrocodone pills from the vehicle. Burton was charged with possesion with intent to deliver; cocaine, meth, heroin and oxycodone. He is in Jail being held on a $80,000 bond. Additional charges are forthcoming.


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