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POLICE

Salem

— Police responded to the 600 block of East Ninth Street for a report of a disorderly/irate person called in by a neighbor at 5:11 a.m. Saturday. A female tenant told police two other juvenile residents got locked into the bathroom and could not get out. The door was forced open with the tenant’s permission and both juveniles were freed without incident.

— Thomas Barrett, 64, of Tanglewood Drive/North Ellsworth Avenue, was charged with violation of a protection order and taken to the Columbiana County jail after police were called to the 2200 block of Tanglewood at 10:23 p.m. Friday to speak with a female about a protection order violation. The woman said she had been receiving phone calls and text messages from a known male she had a protection order against. Officers saw the calls and text messages and confirmed with the sheriff’s office that the male had been served with the protection order. Police went to a residence in the 1000 block of North Ellsworth Avenue and took Barrett into custody.

— Jeremy Pue, 31, of Homewood Avenue, was cited for possession of marijuana drug paraphernalia after police were called at 10:08 p.m. Friday to the 600 block of Continental Drive for a suspicious vehicle. Officers could not see the passengers due to fogged windows and made contact with a person in the driver’s seat who was attempting to hide a marijuana pipe and another person in the passenger seat. They were told to get out of the vehicle and during a search, a grinder and a marijuana pipe were recovered from the vehicle.

— A fight was reported at 9:24 p.m. Friday by a anonymous caller who said two males were outside fighting. Police spoke with a female resident who said there was no one fighting, but she was outside yelling while on her cell phone.

— Jimmy Joe Seidner, 50, of East Chestnut Street, Lisbon, was cited for possession of marijuana after a traffic stop at 9:17 p.m. Friday on South Ellsworth Avenue at Railroad Street. Officer saw marijuana in plain view, citing the driver, who also received a warning for an equipment violation.

— Police were called at 9:04 p.m. Friday to the intersection of Aetna and South Broadway Avenue for a verbal dispute between two males. The caller said there was a vehicle involved but was unable to provide a description. Nothing was found.

— A break-in was reported at 6:54 p.m. Friday in the 200 block of Vine Avenue where officers found the door to an apartment forced open. Officers found nobody living in the apartment and nobody inside. Officers seized a white powdery substance in a tear-off bag and took a photo of the damage. The substance was tied in a glove and an officer disposed of it.

— Susan Pritchard, 70, of Eastview Drive, was cited for failure to yield after turning westbound into a turning lane and attempting to go into the westbound lane and striking a vehicle driven by Lorena Fluharty, 34, of Andrew Avenue, in the 2300 block of East State Street at 6:04 p.m. Friday. All refused medical treatment.

— Kayla Marie Hartman, 21, of Sebring, was transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Boardman after suffering minor injuries in a two-vehicle accident at 5:22 p.m. Friday in the 2300 block of East State Street. The report said an eastbound vehicle driven by Hartman struck the rear of another eastbound vehicle driven by Randy Summers, 68, of Beloit. No other injuries were reported. The accident was under investigation, with no citation noted on the report.

— Charles Corbett, 70, of 1584 N. Lincoln Ave., was cited for operating a taxi with no license after police were called at 3:31 p.m. Friday to the 500 block of East Fourth Street for a suspicious vehicle. The caller said a white van was possibly offering taxi services without a taxi license. Officers made contact with the male driving the van and discovered he was operating a taxi service without a valid taxi license.

— A juvenile problem was reported at 3:13 p.m. Friday in the 1400 block of East State Street. Officers spoke to the woman and juvenile and due to the juvenile’s behavior, she was transported by ambulance to the hospital.

— An unattended child was reported walking around at 2:44 p.m. Friday in the 1100 block of East State Street, but was not found. Officers discovered from bystanders there was no child in the area.

— A man on Monroe Street reported at 2:16 p.m. Friday that his rear windshield was broken out.

— A woman reported at 10:08 a.m. Friday that a wheel came off of a vehicle on the road in the 800 block of West State Street and struck her parked vehicle on the passenger side door. Officers documented the damage and obtained insurance info from both parties. The vehicle that had the rear wheel come off was able to pull into a parking lot off of the road.

— Police responded at 7:27 a.m. Sunday to Salem Regional Medical Center for an unknown problem/speak with an officer call. A man said he needed a ride to a bus terminal in Youngstown and asked if officers could take him. He was told his options.

— Kayla Amelung, 24, of 1215 Jennings Ave., was charged with domestic violence and taken to the Columbiana County jail after police were called at 3:12 a.m. Sunday to Jennings for a domestic. The male victim had left on foot and she was inside when police arrived. She said a verbal altercation occurred in the driveway and she had fallen trying to keep her live-in boyfriend from leaving. The male returned and had several visible injuries to his face. Several witnesses said they saw the female strike the male in the driveway and he ran and yelled for neighbors to call police. Amelung was then taken into custody.

— A suspicious male wearing all camouflage was reported looking through windows in the area of East Fifth Street and West School Street and took off running on Fifth Street at 12:34 a.m. Sunday. He could not be found.

— Police were called at 12:14 a.m. Sunday to the 1000 block of Cleveland Street for a domestic. A man said he got into an argument with his wife and his stepdaughter smacked a dinner plate off the table, striking him in the arm. He denied needing medical attention. The stepdaughter and her mother denied the plate struck him. With no visible injuries, he was told he could fill out a statement form, which he declined. The mother and stepdaughter left to stay with a relative

— A woman in the 100 block of Hawley Avenue reported at 11:32 p.m. Saturday that her juvenile son and another male had a dispute through messages, then the male made comments and sent a picture of a firearm to her son. She was asked to bring her son to the station for a written statement, with an investigation pending. At 11:53 p.m. Saturday, officers searched the area near Reilly Stadium for a male allegedly with a firearm. The woman had flagged down police because she believed the male who had made threatening comments to her son was in the area. No one was found.

— Police responded at 10:45 p.m. Saturday to the 2000 block of Monroe for a well-being check on a juvenile. The juvenile was found to be fine and the living conditions appeared normal. The caller was advised of his options.

— Joshua Monday, 39, of 186A S. Howard Ave., was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest and taken to the Columbiana County jail after police were called to the 100 block of South Howard for an intoxicated male knocking on doors creating a disturbance. Upon arrival, the male grabbed at one of the officers’ badges and got into the face of another officer twice. The male refused commands to stay back and was taken into custody for the disorderly conduct. He resisted arrest while being handcuffed and began banging his head off of a window and was taken to the ground where he continued to resist.

— Police were called at 9:35 p.m. Saturday to Walgreens, 2124 E. State St., for a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot for 30 minutes, making people nervous. Officers found the vehicle unoccupied and secured.

— Police, along with fire department first responders and KLG, were called to the 600 block of South Lincoln Avenue for a man who wanted to go to the hospital and was transported.

— Police were called at 8:54 p.m. Saturday to the 100 block of West 10th Street for an alleged domestic. Both parties said they had not been arguing. The male was yelling at the dog.

— A possible burglary was reported at 7:58 p.m. Saturday in the 900 block of Morris Avenue. A man said he was sitting at home and heard someone try to open his back door. He did not see anyone. The residence was checked and everything appeared ok.

— Anna Greeneisen, 37, of 1069 Benton Road, was cited for driving under suspension and taken into custody on a warrant for theft after a traffic stop at 6:48 p.m. Saturday on West State Street and Benton Road. The license plate had come back to a suspended female with an active warrant out of Columbiana County. After contact was made and she was taken into custody, officers searched the immediate area where she had been sitting and located contraband.

— An officer at 5:08 p.m. Saturday checked a vehicle in the 1900 block of South Lincoln Avenue with a Perry Township officer that was a suspect vehicle in another area. Information will be forwarded to the detective.

— A well-being check was requested for a male in the 700 block of East Fifth Street at 4:58 p.m. Saturday, but no one was home.

— Suspicious persons were reported at 4:32 p.m. Saturday in the 2300 block of East State Street, but nobody was found.

— Police were called at 3:48 p.m. Saturday to the 900 block of West Perrh Street to check the well-being of a female. The caller said the front door to the residence was cracked open. Officers checked and appeared she was not home. Officers secured the front door.

— Scott Lafleme, 49, of Newgarden Avenue, was cited for a red light violation after his southbound vehicle on Ellsworth Avenue struck a vehicle driven by Laurie Butcher, 48, of Beechwood Road, who was traveling east on Second Street and was in the intersection. She said she had the green light. Lafleme reportedly braked hard and slid on the wet road before hitting her vehicle. He told police he thought he had the green light. Independent witnesses said he ran the red light.

— A woman reported at 1:25 p.m. Saturday that a male would come into Dunkin’ Donuts, 855 W. State St., multiple times during the day and harass the workers, asking for pictures with store employees and making sexual jokes towards them. They didn’t want him returning. They were told to call police when he returns so he can be trespassed from coming back.

— Police met a woman at 9:52 a.m. Saturday in the 400 block of Mullins Street where she said her tenant has not paid her rent and that was not normal for him. She believed someone else was staying there. Officers were unsuccessful at making contact. She was told the rent issue was civil.

— A man in the 200 block of West Wilson reported at 9:24 a.m. Saturday that someone egged his front door.

— Police responded at 9:13 a.m. Saturday to the 400 block of Continental where EMT ambulance was transporting a male having mental health issues. There were no problems. He was taken to a hospital for an evaluation.

— Loud persons were reported at 7:08 a.m. Saturday in the 600 block of East Ninth Street. Two juveniles were in a back room restroom. They said they were arguing over relationship problems and would stop.

Columbiana

— Officers at 1:46 a.m. Sunday located a juvenile in the area of Friend and Elm streets out after curfew. Another juvenile in the area ran from an officer and was stopped. The juvenile was arrested for a curfew violation and drug violation to be referred to the juvenile court.

— Sarah Bentley, 36, of Columbiana, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence after a traffic stop at 12:51 a.m. Sunday in the 300 block of North Main Street.

— Police conducted a traffic stop at 7:17 p.m. Jan. 1 of a vehicle with a moving violation in the parking lot of Best Western on state Route 14. Officers conducted a probable cause search of the vehicle and located some contraband. An investigation was pending.

— A 49-year-old Lisbon man was warned for disorderly conduct after police were called at 5:08 p.m. Jan. 1 for a male yelling and trying to start a fight in the 200 block of Spruce Street.

— Barbara Cox, 47, of East Palestine, was cited at 10:21 a.m. Jan. 1 for no driver’s license after a traffic stop on state Route 14.

— Christopher Gray, of Columbiana, was cited for driving under suspension after a traffic stop at 9:11 a.m. Jan. 1 on Lisbon Street.

New Waterford

— At 7:46 p.m. Dec. 29, officers responded to the 3900 block of Boardman Street for a disturbance called in by a third party. Upon arrival, officers determined the disturbance was verbal only and nothing physical had transpired.

— A runaway juvenile was reported at 1:59 p.m. Dec. 29 in the 46000 block of North State Street. The juvenile was found and returned to the custody of his father.

— Officers responded to the 46000 block of Taylor Avenue for a welfare check on an adult male at 9:50 p.m. Dec. 27. Upon making contact with the male, who was sitting in his vehicle, the male drove away but was stopped by an East Palestine police officer who had responded for mutual aid along with several officers from Columbiana Police Department. The male made suicidal threats to officers and was “pink slipped” in order to be evaluated by a local hospital.

— At 1:06 a.m. Dec. 27, officers responded to the 46000 block of North State Street for a burglary complaint. Upon arrival, the male suspect had fled from the residence and despite a search with the assistance of Columbiana and East Palestine police, the suspect could not be located. The case is under investigation

— Officers at 1:54 p.m. Dec. 21 spoke to a female resident of the 3500 block of Silliman Street regarding a fraud/identity fraud complaint involving several cell phones being purchased in her name from the State of Virginia. The case is under investigation.

— A man spoke with police at 1:23 p.m. Dec. 15 regarding a theft complaint, but officers determined the situation was a civil matter that warranted no police involvement.

— Officers responded at 7 a.m. Dec. 15 to the 3200 block of Creek Road for a suspicious vehicle involving a truck that had been left running the last few hours. The owner told police he was just getting ready to leave.

— At 2:09 p.m. Dec. 14, officers spoke with a man regarding his son striking a dog on Crestview Road the previous day. According to the man, the dog’s owner agreed that she was responsible for the damage to the vehicle at the time, but when he spoke to her on the morning of Dec. 14, she advised him that she felt he was responsible for his own vehicle damage. He was told it’s a civil matter.

Sheriff’s Office

— Deputies responded to the 48000 block of Carmel Achor Road in Middleton Township for an attempted break-in reported at 10:53 a.m. Saturday. The resident advised nothing was missing out of the residence.

— An alarm was reported at 4:06 p.m. Thursday for a home on Alderlick Road in Madison Township. The residence was checked and everything appeared secure.

— A man on State Line Road in Middleton Township reported at 12:34 p.m. Thursday that he sold some items on Marketplace on Facebook and the person he sold the items to said someone stole the items once they were delivered and now the person’s refusing to pay for them.

— A welfare check was requested at 1:23 a.m. Thursday for a person on Peace Valley Road in Unity Township. Deputies attempted contact but were uable to reach anyone at the residence.

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