County Sheriff

— A Lynchburg Road, West Township man reported at 8:08 a.m. Monday someone opened a credit card up in his name through Military Star Credit Card and he received a $738 bill.

— Cows were reported loose in the roadway on Y and O Road near Dunn Road at 3:30 a.m. Saturday. A deputy found two small cows and contacted the owners, who came outside and got them.

— A possible domestic situation was reported in the area of state Route 164 and state Route 39 at 5:32 p.m. Friday. Dispatchers then told deputies Salineville police were dealing with the people in town. When deputies arrived they learned the man was in custody and being charged with assault.

— Suspicious activity was reported on Grafton Road at 8:29 p.m. Saturday. A man was found in the ditch where he had wrecked his bicycle. He was checked by Leetonia EMS, but declined treatment and was taken to a friend’s home on Crestview Road.

— Someone asked deputies to remove someone from a St. Jacob Logtown Road home in Center Township at 9:36 p.m. Saturday. When deputies arrived they were told there were no problems there.

— A black refrigerator with French doors was stolen from a Spring Hill Drive, Leetonia, property at 12:41 p.m. Friday. It was believed to have been taken between Jan. 30 and Feb. 8. No forced entry was found. The property is in the custody of the United States Marshals Service at this time.

— Fort Wayne, Ind., police asked deputies to check on a woman staying with someone on Rochester Road, West Township, at 1:50 a.m. Sunday. Deputies spoke with the woman, who said she was fine.

— All the doors and windows were secure at the Sarachione Candle Shop, U.S. Route 62, Knox Township, after alarms sounded at 6:18 a.m. Sunday.

— The K-9 team of Sgt. Alan Young and Jesy assisted with a traffic stop on state Route 172, west of U.S. 30. The driver of the vehicle, Matthew Ray Young, 23, Lisbon Road, East Liverpool, was found to have outstanding warrants for a parole violation. A woman and a child riding in the vehicle were removed from the vehicle and then Jesy checked the air surrounding the vehicle. She alerted as she went past the passenger door and stuck her head inside the vehicle. Suspected narcotics were amount the items found in the vehicle.

— The K-9 team of Deputy Damin Beadnell and Hunter assisted Lisbon police by sniffing a vehicle on West Pine Street at 12:59 a.m. Friday. The four occupants were removed from the vehicle and Hunter alerted to narcotics near the driver’s door of the vehicle. Police found several used syringes inside the center console and the purse of the registered owner of the vehicle. There were also multiple clear baggies with possible drug residue inside the vehicle.

Highway Patrol

— Deb A. Croxall, 63, of Leetonia, was cited for assured clear distance when she swerved to avoid striking the rear of a vehicle and traveled off of state Route 7 in Middleton Township, striking a street sign pole at 3:46 p.m. Friday.

— Joseph M. Kloos, 31, of Lisbon, was cited for failure to yield from a stop sign when he struck Christina A. Gilbert, 31, of Leetonia, at the intersection of state Route 344 and Lisbon-Canfield Road in Salem Township at 1:24 p.m. March 9. Kloos was seriously injured, and Leetonia Fire and EMS assisted.


— A 17-year-old juvenile from Youngstown was arrested for curfew following a traffic stop at 4:19 a.m. Sunday.

— A 17-year-old boy from Youngstown was arrested for curfew following a traffic stop where he was a passenger at 4:21 a.m. Sunday.

— An officer assisted EMS with a man wishing to harm himself and voluntarily went to the hospital for an evaluation at 5:21 a.m. Friday.

St. Clair Township

— Courtney Lyn Gardner, no address listed, was arrested at 10:11 p.m. Friday in Walmart on a charge of petty theft, after not scanning $104.34 worth of merchandise at the self-checkout.

— Amos Wallace, no address listed, was arrested at 8:48 a.m. Saturday in the Dunham’s plaza on charges of open container and operating a motor vehicle without a valid license. A patrolman saw Wallace’s car idling in the lot for more than an hour and checked on Wallace’s welfare and found that he was driving without a valid license and possessed a half empty opened bottle of Crown Royal Apple.

–Todd A. Hawthorne, no address listed, was arrested at 6:43 p.m. Saturday on charges of fictitious plates, improper display of plates and possession of marijuana, after a routine traffic stop in the 16000 block of East Liverpool Road. He initially was stopped for not having a front license plate; however, he couldn’t produce any of the requested documentation the officer requested and the smell of marijuana emitting from inside the vehicle. A small sandwich bag of suspected marijuana was found in the driver’s side door and a metal smoking device under the passenger seat. A passenger, Donna Potts was arrested on a charge of drug paraphernalia.

— Lori L. Arbogast, no address listed, was arrested at 6:24 p.m. Sunday in the 16000 block of Dresden Avenue on a charge of petty theft, after allegedly not paying for $76.92 worth of merchandise at the self-checkout.

— Nicholas J. O’Hanlon, no address listed, was arrested at 5:59 p.m. Sunday in the 15000 block of Longs Church Road on a charge of criminal trespass, after police investigated a possible drug activity complaint. He also was served with a failure to appear warrant out of East Liverpool Municipal Court and possessed a clear bag of a crystal-like substance inside his shoe.

— Mallory Stowers, no address listed, was arrested at 2:36 p.m. Sunday in the 16000 block of Dresden Avenue on a charge of petty theft, after allegedly proceeding through the self-checkout line with $69.06 worth of merchandise that she didn’t pay for.

— Heather Brown, no address listed, was arrested at 8:05 p.m. Sunday in the 16000 block of Dresden Avenue on a charge of petty theft, after allegedly not scanning $78.91worth of merchandise at the self checkout and attempting to the exit without paying.

— Amy Desimone, no address listed, was cited at 8:07 p.m. Sunday in the first block of St. Clair Avenue on a charge of driving under FRA suspension and then turned over to Columbiana County on an active warrant.

— Denzel A. Crowell, no address listed, was taken into custody, at 10:37 p.m. Friday in the first block of McGuffey Drive, after a routine traffic stop. He had given police a fictitious Social Security number and then tried to flee officers, after providing them too many numbers. After a chase with four cruisers in pursuit, he then attempted to flee into the woods at the 15000 block of St. Clair Avenue with a large amount of suspected drugs. K9 Noras apprehended Crowell between Wee The People and Family Dentistry and a large amount of suspected drugs in the same area. The vehicle that was still moving went through a property, damaging several yard ornaments and struck a fence to the power substation down an embankment.

–Alexander T. Emmett, no address listed, was arrested at 4:40 p.m. Friday in the first block of Birch Road on charges of drug paraphernalia and speeding. K9 Noras alerted on the vehicle, where a glass smoking device with suspected marijuana.

— Brianne Flaherty, no address listed, was arrested at 5:14 p.m. Friday in the first block of Birch Road on charges of possession of drug abuse instruments. She was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Zackery Strub, who was cited for driving under suspension and improper display of plates. Strub also possessed three counterfeit $100 bills in his wallet.


— A woman in the 1000 block of West Perry Street called about suspicious activity at 3:47 a.m. Monday, saying she could hear people outside her apartment. No one was found.

— A female in the 1300 block of North Ellsworth Avenue reported at 10:55 p.m. Sunday that she believed somebody had been inside her vehicle, but nothing was taken. Officers examined the vehicle and found nothing missing or damaged.

— A resident in the 500 block of Aetna reported at 8:40 p.m. Sunday that her residence was egged the night before and then her vehicle was egged the following day. An investigation was pending.

— Officers saw a suspicious person/trespasser in the 300 block of West Second at 7:23 p.m. Sunday and found her in possession of contraband. Additional contraband was recovered and the juvenile was released to a guardian.

— A woman on Continental Drive reported at 6:25 p.m. Sunday that her ex-boyfriend has been driving past her residence and attempted to make contact with her. She said he was violating a court order. The male had not had the complaint served to him.

— City police assisted Perry Township with a crash in the 1800 block of Newgarden Avenue Sunday.

— Phyllis Jones, 77, of Lisbon, was cited for failure to yield at a stop sign after her southbound vehicle on Cunningham failed to stop at a stop sign at Butcher Road, going through the intersection and causing a vehicle driven by Kayla Corbin, 18, of East Palestine, to strike her vehicle Sunday. No injuries were reported.

— Police were asked at 2:05 p.m. Sunday to check the well-being of a child in a vehicle with two adults possibly smoking marijuana in the Walmart parking lot. Police made contact and found they were utilizing rolled cigarettes and a vape. The person was not happy that officers contacted them.

— Officers were flagged down in the city at 1:40 p.m. Sunday by a man who said his cell phone was taken by a female known to him. She could not be found.

— Police were called at 9:43 a.m. Sunday to the 200 block of North Cunningham to check the welfare of a city resident, learning the person left the area. The man was found at his residence and said he was fine.