County Sheriff

— Deputies assisted a Fairfield Township man at 11:39 a.m. Monday after his estranged wife reported he had come to the house, picked up a baggie of pills and talked about harming himself before he left. She and his brother in Texas were both speaking with him on the phone. Deputies spoke to the man by phone and found him speaking normally. He said he spit out the pills. He agreed to meet deputies at the Salem Walmart and went to the Salem Regional Medical Center for help. Deputies took possession of a knife, a handgun and two loaded magazines in his vehicle.

— A Rochester Road, West Township, man reported at 12:25 p.m. Friday his former neighbor and her husband were attempting to remove a camper from the property and causing damage. Due to the soft ground and snow, deputies explained to the couple are responsible for repairing damage when they are finished moving the camper out.

— A state Route 7, Elkrun Township, woman reported at 10:07 p.m. Sunday there had been a fire on her property and she had questions. Deputies told her to contact Lisbon Fire Chief Paul Gresh and deputies also attempted to contact Gresh.

— Deputies found at 12:25 a.m. Thursday where someone had dumped seven full size pickup tires in the parking lot at Eagleton Park.

— A Wellsville man was reported overdosing in the parking lot of the Roger’s Food and Fuel at 2:41 a.m. Friday and there were other people around. Negley EMS had been called. Deputies and EMS arrived at the same time, but no one was there. An East Palestine dispatcher notified the sheriff’s office that someone had called them to say the person was fine and they had all left.

Highway Patrol

— Kaley M. Brandle, 29, of Salem, was traveling on state Route 45 in Salem Township when she was struck by an unknown falling object from a trailer on the back of an unknown vehicle at 12:23 a.m. Sunday. No charges were filed due to lack of evidence.

— Samantha J. Ward, 34, of East Liverpool, was cited for failure to control when she traveled off the side of U.S. 30 in St. Clair Township and struck a concrete barrier at 8:20 p.m. Sunday.


— A woman reported that her ex-roommate stole various items from her East Salem Street residence at 4:42 p.m. Sunday.

— Family Dollar reported that sometime overnight, someone moved the ice freezer in front of the store away from the wall at 9 a.m. Sunday.

Liverpool Township

— Police provided mutual aid to St. Clair Township at 1:27 Feb. 2 during the investigation of a narcotics complaint.

— Devon Bowers, no address listed, was arrested at 1:13 p.m. Feb. 1 on charges of possessing marijuana and driving under suspension on state Route 7 near Kountz Road. He also was given a warning for broken turn signal.

— An officer accompanied a female subject at 4:25 p.m. Jan. 30 to the 1900 block of Irish Ridge Road, where she retrieved her belongings with no issues.

— A Wood Alley subject had sent a explicit video to an acquaintance, and he reported at 3:17 p.m. Saturday that the female recipient threatened to release the video to his Facebook friends if he did not send money to her Western Union account.

— A township officer was dispatched by a possible domestic at 8:18 p.m. Jan. 31 in the 16000 block of Milton Avenue.

— A Seventh Avenue resident reported at 11:20 a.m. Monday that she received a threatening text number.

— A woman in the 400 block of Maple Avenue reported at 8:03 p.m. Friday that five rings, including one that was behind her father’s urn, were missing from her residence.

East Liverpool

–Police responded at 5:03 a.m. Tuesday to the 500 block of Northside Street for a unresponsive female who was transported to the hospital for treatment.

— James A. Moore, no address listed, was arrested at 12:53 a.m. Tuesday in the first block of West 8th Street on a charge of possessing marijuana. The officer was on routine patrol when he executed a traffic stop in a “known drug area,” discovering a sandwich bag of green leafy matter in Moore’s pocket as well as a M&M bottle containing marijuana roaches and a pink circle pill that Moore identified as suboxone. The pills are being sent out to crime lab for testing and additional charges may be pending depending on the results.

St. Clair Township

— A resident of Sprucevale Road reported at 12:26 p.m. Sunday that she was concerned about an AEP wire going from her home to her neighbors. She wanted a report as her electric bill has been higher than usual.

— Possible crack cocaine was confiscated after officers requested K9 Noras for an open air sniff at 6:53 p.m. Sunday on a vehicle stopped in the first block of Pennsylvania Avenue

— Richard Camerlin, no address listed, was cited at 5:12 p.m. Sunday in the first block of St. Clair Avenue on charges of driving under suspension and speeding. Pills discovered in a clear plastic bag didn’t have a prescription from a doctor and will forwarded to BCI for testing. Additional charges may be pending.

— Kylee Davis, no address listed, was cited at 10:19 p.m. Sunday in the 15000 block of St. Clair Avenue for no operator’s license, after the officer had recently charged her with driving without a license in the same vehicle. Davis told the officer that she was going to Sheetz, and he told her that she still couldn’t drive with a license even if she lives alone.


— Lynsee Ahearn, 26, of 515 W. Eighth St., was charged with disorderly conduct and taken to the county jail after police were called at 12:20 a.m. Tuesday to the 300 block of Vine Avenue for a well-being check. An unknown female was reported sitting in a parking lot. Officers spoke to the female, identified later as Ahearn, who admitted she was highly and voluntarily intoxicated. She was given several chances to call for a ride or give officers a phone number to call for her but she refused.

— A dispute with a mother and daughter was reported at 11:39 p.m. Monday at the apartments in the 2500 block of Lexington. The mother took the juvenile’s phone after she refused to go to bed. Both said it was verbal.

— Tina Williams, 61, of 7632 Rose Drive, Lisbon, was charged with theft and taken to the county jail after police were called to Walmart 5:21 p.m. Monday. A loss prevention specialist reported a female was seen placing a bag of candy in her purse and a pair of shoes in her shopping cart and then leaving without paying. When officers spoke to the female, identified as Williams, she allegedly admitted to stealing the items.

— A man was reported walking in the road in the area of Bentley and Continental drives at 5:07 p.m. Monday. Police made contact and discovered he was ok and nothing was needed.

— Police responded at 5:03 p.m. Monday to the 200 block of Rose where someone struck a pole and fence causing property damage and failed to report the incident. An investigation is pending.

— A domestic dispute was reported at 3:47 p.m. Monday in the 800 block of West Wilson Street. Police learned it was a verbal altercation only, with no injuries. Both parties went their separate ways.

— An officer on patrol at 3:29 p.m. Monday on Westview Avenue was flagged down by a man who reported finding a small purse. The officer attempted contact with the owner, but was unable to reach anyone. The purse was placed in lost and found.

— Nathan Courtney, 32, of 252 Park Ave., was charged with domestic violence and taken to the county jail after police were called at 12:59 p.m. Monday to an address in the 200 block of Park for a domestic dispute.

— Police are investigating a reported assault with a knife in the 600 block of East Third Street at 9:31 a.m. Monday. Officers located the victim on the front porch with an apparent knife wound to his left hand. He was taken to SRMC. Charges may be pending, an officer said.


— Firefighters responded to the area of North Ellsworth and West 12th after receiving a call from police at 9:03 a.m. Tuesday regarding an anonymous report of a recurring natural gas odor. Columbia Gas was already on the scene setting up equipment to remedy the situation.


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