County Sheriff

— Deputies searched for a missing 2-year-old boy in the area of Salmar Drive, Salem Township, at 1:40 p.m. Thursday. The mother said the family had been in the house, but the dog ran out the door and when she went outside to get the dog, her 2-year-old followed her. Unable to find the boy, she had called 911. Deputies arrived and began searching the area, including around a nearby body of water. Then the mother said she saw her son behind the house and then lost sight of him. As deputies were walking behind a neighbor’s house toward an open field, the boy was spotted again by the mother and a deputy outside the corner of the neighbor’s home.

Highway Patrol

— Austin A. Tyler, 26, of Salem, was cited after driving into the rear of the car in front of him on state Route 45 in Center Township at 2:07 a.m. Wednesday. The car in front was being driven by Alan R. Fast, 62, of Lisbon. Tyler said he was on his phone at the time.


— An East Lincoln Way woman reported March 9 her son was scratched on the arm while in the lunch line at the junior/senior high school. The report was not issued until Wednesday.

— A clerk at Subway called at 9:40 a.m. Tuesday to report a woman who walked in the store to use the phone became irate when told she could not and then she punched the wall. Police caught up with the woman, who was trying to get a ride from her uncle. She was informed about how people and businesses are leery about letting others use phones because of the coronavirus crisis. After being told this, the woman went to her home on East Lincoln Way. Meanwhile, Subway banned the woman from the store.

— A Thomas Road woman reported a strange man in a white pickup truck was knocking on her door at 8:23 a.m. Wednesday. Police caught up with the man, who said he had run out of gas and was trying to get help from a neighbor. The officer gave him a ride to Circle K to fill up his gas can and then took him back.

Goshen Police District

— Megan Leonard, 18, Youngstown, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in the 15000 block of Western Reserve Road at 1 a.m. March 15 in which she was westbound and went off the south side of the road, striking a tree. There were no injuries reported.

— Brittany Ann Satterfield, 28, Beloit, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash on West South Range Road at Beaver Street at 8:51 a.m. Thursday in which she was eastbound and drove through an area of high water, hydroplaning and spinning around before getting pulled further off the roadway by the high water and getting engulfed by the water. No injuries were reported.


— An officer responded to the Shell Station on Columbia Street at 9:56 p.m. Thursday in reference to an alarm drop and found the building secure.

— An officer responded to the Dairy Queen on Columbia Street at 10:39 p.m. Thursday in reference to a vehicle in the parking lot with someone sitting in it. The officer spoke with the person who said he had run out of fuel and was waiting for someone to bring more.

St. Clair Township

— A resident of the 16000 block of Cannon Mills Road reported at 5:26 p.m. Wednesday that someone vandalized the front windshield of his vehicle, which was broken down and parked at his neighbor’s.

— A resident of the 46000 block of Y&O Road reported that his 15-year-old daughter had run off sometime overnight at 7:14 p.m. Wednesday. The girl’s mother, who alleges she has custody, picked her daughter up sometime after midnight and she is okay with her.

–Officers responded at 11:33 p.m. Wednesday to the 16000 block of Irish Ridge Road to investigate a disturbance.

–A female complainant reported at 7 a.m. Thursday that she is being harassed while working at Walmart.

–Another female complainant called the station at 10:59 a.m. Thursday to file an incident involving an ex-boyfriend.

— Wendy’s had called police at 1:19 p.m. Friday to report that a subject had struck their fence with his trailer near the drive thru. Insurance information was exchanged.


— A woman in the 400 block of East Seventh Street reported at 3:08 a.m. Friday that two males were observed in her vehicle then took off when approached. She said the only thing missing was a cell phone.

— An audible alarm was reported at 2:10 a.m. Friday at the back door of a building in the 1100 block of Salem Parkway. All doors were found secure.

— A domestic was reported at 11:55 p.m. Thursday in the 100 block of West 14th Street where officers spoke with all parties, who denied anything physical occurred. No threats were made.

— A suspicious vehicle was reported at 8:31 p.m. Thursday in the 500 block of South Broadway where a caller said another vehicle almost ran her off the road. The vehicle could not be found.

— Officers at 8:31 a.m. Thursday checked on a 4-year-old who was running up the sidewalk without a parent in the 900 block of East Sixth Street. Officers spoke with the child’s guardian who said she had not realized he had gotten out. He had returned home before officers arrived.

— Police were called at 7:57 a.m. Thursday to the 200 block of North Ellsworth Avenue for a well-being check. Officers found the business was closed until 9 a.m.

— A woman reported possible shots fired in the area of the 700 block of Sunset at 7:55 a.m. Thursday. Officers checked the area but only located construction workers who may have caused the noise heard.

— A woman in the 800 block of North Ellsworth Avenue reported at 6:38 a.m. Thursday that an unknown person entered her vehicle and removed some items sometime between 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday morning.

— Police responded at 5:42 a.m. Thursday to the 100 block of Fair for a report of unauthorized use of a vehicle. A man said he let a friend use his vehicle and the friend is now refusing to return it. He was told his options and the vehicle was entered into the law enforcement data base.

Perry Township

— Police responded to a Liberty Street home at 10:39 a.m. Wednesday to check the well-being of a woman who was discharged from the hospital several days ago. An officer spoke with the woman who refused to seek medical treatment.

— A Georgetown Road business employee reported at 7:38 a.m. Thursday a former worker who had been fired last month had returned to the business and attempted to steal the complainant’s tools, but was caught by other employees.

— Bradley Kibler Jr., no age or address listed, was cited for driving under suspension and failure to control after officers responded to a one-vehicle crash in the 1700 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 8:06 a.m. Thursday. The officer found the vehicle’s owner who said Kibler had left the scene. The crash damaged fence posts and a chain in a church’s parking lot. Kibler returned to the scene and was cited.

— Police responded to the 35000 block of Salmar Drive at 1:49 p.m. Thursday to assist the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office with a missing juvenile. Officers found the juvenile hiding at a neighbor’s residence by the back porch.

— Amir D. Adams, 27, Warrensville Heights, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash at 7:36 a.m. Friday in which he attempted to turn his semi from West Pershing Street onto Georgetown Road and got the trailer stuck in the yard of a business. Police provided traffic control until the semi could be towed out.

East Palestine

— After a chimney fire started at 5441 Latta Road, shortly after 9 p.m. Thursday, the fire department controlled the fire within minutes. Crews accessed the roof and capped off the chimney while another crew made entry into the basement and cleaned the creosote out of the wood-burning stove. They then dropped bags of dry chemical into the chimney and extinguished the fire. A PPV fan was placed in the back door and smoke was removed from the structure.

The owner of the home advised that they were burning coal and hadn’t had the chimney cleaned for a while. The department cleared the scene at 11 p.m.