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Police

Highway Patrol

— Frank Carelli, 61, Jimtown Road, East Palestine, was cited for failure to control, driving under OVI suspension, leaving the scene of an accident and theft after going off the left side of the road and striking a garage while driving on Jimtown Road at 12:06 p.m. Friday. Deena Smith, who was behind Carelli’s pickup truck, stopped to see if he was OK. Carelli reportedly locked his truck and removed the keys from Smith’s vehicle. Carelli then told Smith he would trade her keys and walked away. Carelli later claimed Smith’s vehicle struck his truck in the rear. The garage owner is Richard Peters.

Columbiana

— A South Cross Street reported the rear plate was stole from their vehicle while parked in the drive at 6:16 p.m. Monday.

— The owner of Wine Connection reported over $1,000 of merchandise was purchased with a stolen credit card at 10:48 a.m. Tuesday. The matter is under investigation.

Salem

— Police were called at 8:26 a.m. Wednesday to Sharp Street to check the well-being of a man who was fired from a tree service and was making threats to harm himself.

— Candice Chamberlain, 36, and Jason Bays, 34, both of 1313 E. State St., were each charged with domestic violence and taken to the Columbiana County jail after police were called to their residence for a domestic in progress at 1:25 a.m. Wednesday. The male was exiting when police arrived, and had injury to his mouth, saying the female head butted him. The female, who was still inside, said the male choked her and she had marks around her neck and chest. They were live-in boyfriend and girlfriend and both were intoxicated at the time. Due to the injuries, both were taken into custody.

— A caller in the 700 block of Liberty reported at 7:21 p.m. Tuesday that two young male juveniles were running through the neighborhood. Officers located the boys and placed them in the rear of a cruiser to keep them warm. Perry Township Police arrived and said the mother had just called from Salem Acres on Prospect Street. The juveniles were taken home to Perry Township and officers stood by while Perry officers handled their complaint.

— Kylar Brown, 18, of 609 S. Union Ave., was charged with domestic violence and taken to jail after police were called to the South Union Avenue residence for a domestic in progress at 3:44 p.m. Tuesday. Officers verbally separated the parties involved and asked what happened. The report said an argument between a male and female over a vape pen and/or cell phone led to a physical confrontation and the male becoming the primary aggressor. The female had minor visible injuries. Each story corroborated the incident, leading to Brown’s arrest.

— Police were called at 12:54 p.m. Tuesday to Walmart on East State Street for a person acting suspiciously. Officers located the person inside the business, told him about the complaint and he left.

— A representative of Home Savings, 650 E. State St., reported at 11:09 a.m. Tuesday that the ATM was damaged during the night, noting it appeared a card was being taken by the machine and a person tried to retrieve it, causing damage to the machine. The representative needed to speak to the boss on whether the bank would pursue charges.

— A woman spoke via phone with an officer at 10:35 a.m. Tuesday about property taken out of her house on North Ellsworth Avenue. She was told it’s a civil matter and she can contact an attorney.

— Police responded at 9:44 a.m. Tuesday to the 1200 block of East State Street to check on a male walking in back alleys and yards acting suspicious. He was not found.

— An officer at 8:43 a.m. Tuesday noticed an open door on an abandoned building at South Lincoln and East Pershing. The interior was checked and no one was inside.

— A parking complaint was reported at 8 a.m. Tuesday at East School and East Fifth Street, but no violation was found.

— A suspicious person was reported at 7:45 a.m. Tuesday in the 800 block of Franklin Avenue. Officers made contact with the person and he said he would head home.

— Officers and fire department personnel responded at 6:42 a.m. Tuesday to the area of North Lincoln Avenue to check on a woman possibly having difficulty. The woman told them she didn’t need anything and shut the door.

— Harassment was reported at 6:33 a.m. Tuesday at Circle K East, 1125 E. State St., where an officer located a man who was voluntarily intoxicated and advised him he’s no longer welcome at the business. He was told he was trespassed and would face charges if he returned to the business.

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