County Sheriff

— A Whipporwill Avenue, Hanover Township, resident reported at 2:07 a.m. Feb. 14, his ex-girlfriend and another woman walked into his home and the ex-girlfriend video recorded him in the shower, while posting it to social media. He took the phone and told them to leave. They eventually left before deputies arrived.

— Deputies checked the outside of a Mattix Road, Center Township, address at 6:53 a.m. Thursday after an alarm sounded. The resident reported she has been having trouble with her cable and internet, which may have set off the alarm.

— Someone dialed 911 from a state Route 45, Madison Township address, but when dispatchers answered no one spoke. Deputies checked the home at 12:04 a.m. Feb. 15 and the residents denied calling.

— North Star Critical Care contacted deputies to assist at a Hillcrest Road, Yellow Creek Township home at 1:44 a.m. Friday due to the man at the address being violent in the past. While dispatchers were on the way, they learned the caller had canceled the request for an ambulance and said they were going to bed.

East Palestine

— An East Taggart resident reported her residence had been broken into and items stolen at 4:54 p.m. Thursday.

— A West North Avenue resident reported that her boyfriend choked her and was throwing her property outside at 9:02 a.m. Wednesday. She advised the officer that she was coming to the station but never showed up.

— A boy came to the police station to report that he ran away from his babysitter’s home at 6:25 p.m. Tuesday. The boys legal guardians were contacted and they picked the boy up from the police station.

— A Park Avenue woman reported that her house was egged at 10:05 a.m. Tuesday.

— A Park Avenue woman reported that her 15-year-old son was being unruly, hitting things and pushing her at 1:07 p.m. Monday. Police spoke with the two and advised the mother the matter would be forwarded to juvenile court if she wished.


— A man who lives on South Lincoln called at 2 a.m. Wednesday because he wanted a woman removed. By the time an officer arrived the woman was packing to leave. She said all she wanted was to stay at his house for the night, “but he would not allow me, so I’m leaving.”


— Police responded to the Kent City Center, 230 N. Lincoln Ave., at 6:59 p.m. Thursday for multiple reports of a fight in progress inside the auditorium where the Hannah E. Mullins School of Practical Nursing was holding a graduation ceremony. A third party caller told dispatch that one of the men involved possibly had a firearm. Upon arrival, due to the large volume of people inside, mutual aid was requested from Perry Township, the sheriff’s office and Goshen Township police. The two men involved in the altercation were located and escorted out into the hallway and checked for weapons with none found. Mutual aid for other departments was canceled after the scene was determined under control. During the investigation, it was found there was no physical altercation between the two men, only a heated argument stemming from a previous incident elsewhere. Officers remained in the auditorium and hallways for the remainder of the graduation ceremony to assure no further problems. No citations were issued.

Perry Township

— Domingo Garcia Tziquin, 29, of Salem, was cited for no license after a traffic stop at 12:38 a.m. Friday at South Lincoln Avenue and East Pidgeon Road.

Goshen Police District

— Brent Banister, 28, Hanoverton, was arrested on a warrant out of Columbiana County after a traffic stop on Main at Park in Beloit at 3:21 p.m. Feb. 14 in which he was a passenger.

— Tamara S. Rollison, 39, Massillon, was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop on state Route 165 near state Route 45 at 5:07 p.m. Thursday.

— Fred H. Hoff, 76, W. Garfield Road, Salem, was cited for failure to control after wrecking in the 14000 block of Beaver Creek Road at 10:32 a.m. Friday.


— An officer responded to Washingtonville at 11:12 a.m. Feb. 15 to assist a Washingtonville officer who was having trouble stopping a delivery truck driver for speeding. The Washingtonville officer was able to stop the truck at Walnut and Main streets in Leetonia and no longer needed assistance.

— An officer responded to the area of Front and Chestnut streets at 5:16 p.m. Feb. 16 in reference to a piece of metal sticking up out of the road. The officer learned that a street department employee had damaged a curb box valve while plowing snow and was going to fix it the next day.

— An officer assisted on a medical call at the group home on High Street at 1:07 p.m. Thursday. A man was taken to SRMC.

— A Columbia Street resident reported at 5:10 p.m. Thursday he was a victim of identity theft.


— Crews were called to a chimney fire at the Ketterman home on Route 45 at 5:06 a.m. Friday. Chief Paul Gresh Jr. said the husband had the fire out by the time they arrived. They checked the walls for heat. All was fine.

— ADT called at 5:31 a.m. Friday to ask firefighters to check a carbon monoxide detector going off at a Mattix Road home.


— Fire personnel responded at 7 a.m. Friday to the 400 block of Vine Avenue where a resident said she turned on a lamp in the front room and the bulb flashed and popped. She was told to vacate the structure and complied. It was found the lamp was on and operating normally. The resident was told there were no hazards and she could come back inside.


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