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POLICE

New Waterford

— Officers at 10:23 p.m. Friday assisted the Ohio State Highway Patrol on a traffic stop at Pinewood Drive and North State Street.

— Police at the station at 4:56 p.m. Thursday handled a civil matter regarding a child visitation dispute.

— An officer responded at 4:47 p.m. Tuesday to the police station regarding a child visitation dispute.

— Police were called at 10:25 a.m. Tuesday to the 46000 block of Dogwood Circle for a welfare check on a female.

East Liverpool

— A man at the police station at 10:13 p.m. Thursday reported his girlfriend was receiving threats via text from her cousin in Maryland. He wanted it documented.

— Police were called at 4:50 p.m. Thursday to Morton Street for one to be removed, finding a woman who was intoxicated and said some things were misplaced in the residence. She said she was fine and didn’t need the police.

— Columbiana County Drug Task Force agents and East Liverpool Police officers executed a search warrant at 4:07 p.m. Thursday in the 1000 block of Mapletree Street. After no answer at the door when police identified themselves, the door was breached and the residence searched. No one was inside, but agents located a firearm, suspected fentanyl, drug paraphernalia and cash. According to an earlier police report at 7:11 a.m., agents, police and the Drug Enforcement Administration served a search warrant at an address in the 1200 block of Erie Street, making one arrest.

— Police were called for an unknown problem on Idaho Avenue at 3:30 p.m. Thursday and stopped a man who was walking behind the residence. He said he and the woman who called got into an argument and all was fine. He was patted down and a knife was found in a pocket. The woman said he had taken her car and that’s why she called police. She said everything was fine.

— Dustin Whaley, 24, of Lisbon, was cited for possession of marijuana, a tail light violation and driving under suspension after a traffic stop at 12:21 p.m. Thursday on West Fifth Street. K-9 Nero indicated to a narcotics odor and a search revealed marijuana.

— Brian Jones, 35, of Chester Street, was cited for failure to obey traffic control device after an officer saw him drive around downed railroad crossing gates at a railroad crossing on Mulberry Street shortly before a train came through Thursday.

— A woman on Lincoln Avenue reported at 3:13 a.m. Thursday that someone was in her basement. Officers conducted a search and didn’t find anyone.

— Police were called at 2:08 a.m. Thursday for an intoxicated man pounding on a door on Wilbert Avenue, but discovered he lived there.

— Police responded at 11:14 p.m. Wednesday to Parkway Avenue where a pickup overturned with the owner in the bed after the vehicle was allegedly stolen. The vehicle was found on its side and the man said his girlfriend wanted him to go get her drugs and when he said no, she took the truck and as she was backing out, he jumped into the bed, she took off and wrecked, throwing him from the bed. St. Clair Township took the woman into custody for warrants. Her name wasn’t listed on the report.

— A woman in the 700 block of Lincoln Avenue reported at 10:32 p.m. Wednesday that someone made entry and took her pet chihuahua. She said she and her boyfriend broke up and the last time that happened, he took the dog.

— A woman housesitting for a relative on Dresden Avenue reported at 9:54 p.m. Wednesday that she heard a male saying he was going to set the door on fire, but didn’t know what door he was talking about and heard a lot of foot traffic outside an apartment. Officers spoke to a male who said it was a joke regarding his friend’s apartment because he wasn’t answering the door.

— A man from Peach Alley reported being threatened at 9:28 p.m. Wednesday and played a voice recording for officers. He was told to go to the law director to pursue charges.

— A woman on Lincoln Avenue at 9:05 p.m. Wednesday told officers the mafia wanted to kill her. She wanted to go to the hospital and was transported.

— The Columbiana County Dog Warden came to the police station to pick up a pit bull found running in the road on Avondale at 5:08 p.m. Wednesday.

— A man on Laura Avenue reported at 2:51 p.m. Wednesday that the mother of his young daughter threatened to shoot him over visitation issues. The report said there is an ongoing situation between the two over custody.

— Police at 12:06 p.m. Wednesday responded to a residence on Dresden Avenue after a city housing inspector reporting people squatting in the structure which has been vacant for many years and condemned. Boards had been placed to secure the house, but had been removed. A man found inside, Norman Bender, 61, whose last known address was West Sixth Street, was charged with criminal trespass.

— A woman on St. George Street reported fraud at 9:32 a.m. Wednesday, saying that a man called and told her she won a large amount of money and she needed to send a money order to receive her money. An investigation was pending.

— Police responded at 12:41 a.m. Wednesday to a disturbance on McKinnon Avenue where a male and female were allegedly arguing. They were located on St. Clair and said it was just an argument with nothing physical occurring.

— A woman on Oakwood Street reported at 10:15 p.m. Tuesday that someone was on her front porch trying to get inside. No one was found.

— Police entered Spring Grove Cemetery at 7:32 p.m. Tuesday for a suspicious vehicle and found three people standing outside a car who said they were playing with a ouija board. They were told to finish the game and leave.

— A man on Avondale reported at 2:59 p.m. Tuesday that he wanted his daughter’s boyfriend to leave due to their arguing. The boyfriend was given a ride to a friend’s home.

— A caller at 2:43 p.m. Tuesday reported somone burning items in the middle of Railroad Street. Police found a man who said he burned a couple of items on a shovel. He was told not to have any more fires and to move along.

— A woman on Baum Street reported at 2:38 p.m. Wednesday that people were trying to break into her apartment and kicked in one door and were trying to kick in her apartment door. The suspects were described as two males and a female. They fled before police arrived.

— A woman on Vine Street reported at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday that she received unwanted notes in her mailbox from a male she had been helping with a phone problem. She didn’t want him around her home and said she suspected he kicked in her door several weeks ago.

— Police checked at 9:33 p.m. Saturday on a complaint about a disabled vehicle parked on Virginia Street in front of a church for over a week. The vehicle was towed.

— Police responded at 8:57 p.m. Saturday to St. Clair Avenue for a welfare check on a woman New Castle Police said was supposed to be staying there. New Castle had received a call for a welfare check on her. The homeowner said he did not know the woman.

— A driver at 8:16 p.m. Saturday was given a warning about cleaning the dirt off of his rear license plate after an officer stopped him because he couldn’t read the plate on Broadway Street.

— A woman on Huston Street at 7:39 p.m. Saturday complained about a vehicle abandoned on her neighbor’s property the past two years, saying she had talked to the planning department about it already. She was told by police both Saturday and Friday that the vehicle could not be towed since it’s on private property.

— A man from Green Lane reported at 7:02 p.m. Saturday that he was walking home from work and was threatened by two people. Officers learned the threats had allegedly been made a few weeks ago and had already been reported. An officer spoke to one of the people, who said the man had just been at the residence hanging out with them. He was told by police not to be hanging out with them if he’s accusing them of making threats.

— An officer running stationary laser on state Route 39 East snagged three alleged speeders and initiated traffic stops between 4 and 6 p.m. Saturday, issuing tickets for 74 mph and 77 mph, both in a 50-mph zone. A third speeder who was going 65 mph in a 50-mph zone received a verbal warning.

— A possible domestic was reported at 5:02 p.m. Saturday in the 600 block of Lincoln Avenue where a woman said she and her boyfriend were arguing and he smashed a can of pop. She said everything was fine now and nothing physical occurred.

— Jeffrey Miller, no address or age listed, was cited for no license and given a warning for loud exhaust after a traffic stop at 1:11 a.m. Saturday on River Road. The vehicle was towed and he was given a ride to Dresden.

— Matthew Young, no address or age listed, was cited for expired plates and no plate light after a traffic stop at 12:26 a.m. Saturday on Maine Boulevard.

— A man on Virginia Street reported at 12:04 a.m. Saturday that his ex’s mother was incessantly messaging and calling him after being told not to over multiple calls. He was shown how to block the number.

— An officer at 12:01 a.m. Saturday checked on a male he saw walking on Lisbon Street, learning he was walking to First Avenue in the east end. The man was given a ride due to the extreme cold weather.

— Police were called at 9:57 p.m. Friday for a disturbance at Berdines Bar on West Sixth Street where the owner said a group outside wouldn’t leave. Officers spoke to the people and they agreed to leave.

— Lori Reese, 55, of East Liverpool, was charged with disorderly conduct-public intoxication after police were called at 9:56 p.m. Friday to the Moose Lodge on East Third Street for a woman causing a disturbance after being asked to leave. She had alleged accused others of trying to steal her purse and had already been asked to leave several times.

— Chris Wooley, no address or age listed, was cited for no tail lights after a traffic stop on Pennsylvania Avenue at 9:07 p.m. Friday. St. Clair’s K-9 Noras was called to the scene and positively indicated on the vehicle, but no contraband was found.

— Police were flagged down at 8:18 p.m. Friday on Maine Boulevard for a male who said another man was on the ground in need of medical assistance. He was transported to East Liverpool City Hospital by ASI.

— David Birch, no address or age listed, was cited for driving under suspension and fictitious plate after a traffic stop at 7:40 p.m. Friday on Pennsylvania Avenue. The vehicle was towed.

Columbiana

— Officers assisted EMS on a medical call at 11:39 a.m. Friday on East Park Avenue.

— Patrick Grant, 67, of Columbiana, was cited for operating a vehicle under the influence after a traffic stop at 12:38 a.m. Sunday in the area of Herbster and North Elm streets.

Salem

— An officer in the area of East State and Penn at 3:13 a.m. Saturday saw a man walking/dancing in the middle of the westbound lane. The officer told the man to stay out of the road, checked him for warrants and sent him on his way.

— A man was reported in the road on East State Street at 1 a.m. Saturday, but was not found.

— Brandon Ingram, 39, of Warren was cited for no license and no tail light after a traffic stop at 11:35 p.m. Friday in the city. During a consented search, marijuana shake was found in the vehicle. A ride responded from Warren to pick him up.

— A driver received a warning after a traffic stop at 11:34 p.m. Friday in the 1300 block of East Third Street. No contraband was found.

— A man reported at 7:49 p.m. Friday that when he paid for his takeout meal at a restaurant in the 2300 block of East State Street, his card was charged extra for an unknown reason. He was told to contact his bank to dispute the unwanted charge.

— A man reported at 7:38 p.m. Friday that he lost his wallet sometime between Dollar General and Speedway. Another officer stopped at Suburban Market on Newgarden and was given a wallet by an employee who said somebody turned it in. It belonged to the man and he was notified police had it.

— Police conducted a traffic stop at 6:46 p.m. Friday in the 900 block of North Lincoln Avenue for a vehicle crossing the center line and stopping in the road. An officer found it was an elderly male and his wife. The male was having issues and possible dementia and the wife felt uncomfortable driving from the scene. The vehicle was parked and officers transported the couple to Salem Golf Club so they wouldn’t be late for their dinner plans. Officers made contact with their family member inside who said they would get them home safely.

— An officer at 6:42 p.m. Friday saw a vehicle parked in the 500 block of Southeast Boulevard in violation of several parking ordinances. The owner was contacted and moved it, and was also told further violations would be ticketed.

— A dog was reported howling for an extended time in the 1300 block of Westview at 6:40 p.m. Friday. The dog was found and taken inside by the owner.

— A neighbor in the 500 block of Jennings Avenue reported graffiti at 6:21 p.m. Friday on a garage and wasn’t sure if the owner was aware. No other graffiti was found.

— An open door was reported at 6:03 p.m. Friday in the 500 block of East Pershing. Officers checked and found no one inside, then secured the door.

— Someone in a suspicious red Jeep was reported taking pictures of houses in the 800 block of East 14th Street at 5:30 p.m. Friday. The vehicle was not found.

— An open door was reported in the 200 block of East State Street at 4:55 p.m. Friday. Officers checked the interior and secured the door.

— A man reported at 3:12 p.m. Friday that he started a remodeling job in the 400 block of Ash Street and was contacted by the resident and told his assistance was no longer wanted and to come to retrieve his tools. He wanted to make sure there was no issues with him retrieving his tools. Police contacted the resident who said there would be no issues.

— A caller at 2:17 p.m. Friday reported an unattended male juvenile walked across Columbia Street into the Sparkle parking lot and has since returned to his residence. Officers spoke to the father who said the juvenile let himself out of the unlocked door. He was advised to keep the doors locked.

— Solicitors were reported at 1:38 p.m. Friday in the 800 block of Granite Avenue. They were found on West Perry Street and advised of the need for a permit.

— A domestic was reported at 8:49 a.m. Friday in the 700 block of North Lincoln Avenue where officers were unable to make contact. The caller said the tenants quieted down when officers arrived.

— An officer assisted an Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper on a traffic stop on Sharp Avenue at West Wilson at 1:02 a.m. Sunday and with testing at the station.

— Anastacio Ramos Baten, 37, of Akron, was cited for operating a vehicle under the influence, left of center and two brake lights required after a traffic stop at 12:24 a.m. Sunday on South Ellsworth Avenue at Mullins Street.

— Officers spoke with security at Salem Regional Medical Center at 9:22 p.m. Saturday, learning that a man came into the hospital shouting at the security guard and employees. The man was no longer in the area, but personnel were told to call if he returns.

— A disorderly intoxicated person was reported at 8:01 p.m. Saturday in the 500 block of East Pershing Street. No one fitting the description was located in the area or inside the business.

— An officer responded at 7:54 p.m. Saturday to the 300 block of Roosevelt Avenue for a reported assault. A woman had come to the police station to report the incident, then police learned the female who allegedly assaulted her was at the Roosevelt Avenue address starting something else. When police arrived, the female suspect attempted to flee and ignored commands to stop, then was detained. Perry Township Police assisted at the scene. The suspect reportedly needed medical attention, but when fire department first responders and EMT ambulance arrived, she refused medical aid. She was advised of a pending arrest warrant and given a courtesy transport to another residence by Perry police to get her vehicle. Charges are pending.

— Police were called at 7:41 p.m. Saturday to the 700 block of Summit Street for a well-being check. A woman said a man walked up to her door and was knocking repeatedly. She did not answer the door, but saw him via video. Officers found everything to be ok.

— A caller at 5:59 p.m. Saturday reported a male upstairs in the 600 block of Continental Drive intoxicated and being loud. The man was told to keep quiet for the evening.

— A driver was given warnings for violations after a traffic stop at 5:30 p.m. Saturday for several traffic violations in the 800 block of West State Street. No contraband was recovered during a search.

— Sandra Arter, 73, of Lisbon, was cited for expired registration after a traffic stop at 4:19 p.m. Saturday on Vine Avenue and East State Street.

— A person was reported down in the 500 block of East Pershing Street at 2:02 p.m. Saturday. A female had fallen, but was ok and said she didn’t need any medical treatment.

— A barking dog was reported at 11:10 a.m. Saturday in the 300 block of East Fourth Street. The dog was quiet when police initially arrived, then began barking aggressively at the patrol car. The owner was contacted.

— Marlin Catlos, 57, of West Pershing Street, was charged with disorderly conduct and theft and taken to the Columbiana County jail after police were called to Walmart on East State Street for a report of an intoxicated man sitting inside the business drinking vodka. He was located in the vestibule and police were familiar with him. It was determined that he had allegedly stolen one of the bottles of vodka in his possession.

County Sheriff

— A man at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday told a deputy that a woman was not permitted to be back at his room at the Frola Motel on state Route 45, saying she does not live there with him. The deputy contacted the woman who said she would leave as long as he gave her the two dogs that belonged to her. He said they could work it out. No threats or harassment occurred.

Salem fire

— Firefighters responded at 9:24 a.m. Saturday to a church in the 400 block of East Second Street to assist with pumping out a basement where 1 foot of water was located. The water was pumped out.

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