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— A Harvey Avenue, Center Township woman reported at 11:49 a.m. Tuesday her 11-year-old stepdaughter was acting out and running around the neighborhood. The girl was found in the backyard sitting quietly on a trampoline. She told deputies she was upset because her stepsister keeps swearing at her and her mom would not give her a break from doing her schoolwork.

— A Route 45, Madison Township man reported at 9:54 a.m. Tuesday he has been staying elsewhere but found several bullets on the outside of the house, including some that went through the house. He has put a new roof on the home and found holes in the roof and through a window of the home.

— An accident was reported involving a Chappell and Zimmerman cement truck at 11:28 a.m. Tuesday on the Camp Frederick property on Millrock Road. The truck was laying on its driver’s side resting against a large tree. The driver had been transported to St. Elizabeth’s main hospital by Negley EMS, but deputies learned he had only minor injuries.

— A suspicious person was reported knocking on doors on Knox School Road in West Township at 3:08 a.m. Saturday. Deputies learned the person had been involved in a traffic crash against a tree and Minerva Fire and Ambulance Department transported two people to Mercy Hospital in Canton. Deputies assisted the highway patrol at the crash scene, where drug paraphernalia was found in the vehicle.

— An employee of Duke and Duchess, U.S. Route 62, Alliance, reported at 2:38 a.m. Wednesday a man and woman had been loitering around the property for about the past 90 minutes and were possibly intoxicated. Deputies spoke to them and explained they could not just hang around the store.

— A man reported at 11:40 p.m. Tuesday he was concerned his wife may be overdosing at the Barnett’s Motel because his 14-year-old daughter was not able to wake her up. Deputies and paramedics spoke with the woman, but nothing appeared to be suspicious.

— A Dodge pickup was reported parked in a pull-off area east of the state Route 45 and state Route 558 area at 12:41 a.m. Tuesday. The passenger door was reported open. Deputies checked the pickup and the wooded area nearby, but found nothing suspicious. It appeared the vehicle was disabled.

— A Salem Grange Road, Salem Township, woman reported at 3:03 a.m. May 7 a man came to her door asking for air. Deputies checked the area.

— Aaron C. Walter, 26, Westville Lake Road, Knox Township, was charged with domestic violence after he allegedly smacked his live-in girlfriend, the mother of his unborn child, and spit in her face. He also reportedly threatened to harm her multiple times.

— A Winona Road, Butler Township man reported at 11:17 a.m. Monday his wife threatened to kill him with a knife and then threw it at him. He did not want to write a statement and refused to sign the refusal to prosecute form. She also did not wish to file a statement. Deputies told him how to obtain a protection order.

— Six bags of garbage were found on a Sixteen School Road property at 5:12 p.m. Tuesday. Deputies contacted someone whose name was found inside the trash and he claimed he had paid someone to remove the trash for him. He said the trash would be picked up immediately.


— David Castor from the Community Action Agency reported someone removed a catalytic converter from one of their Ford E450 vehicles Monday night while it was parked outside the CAA garage on East Washington Street.

— Charges of receiving stolen property were filed on May 7 against Nathan Knight, 36, North Market Street, and Jaymee J. Cayo, 27, of Garrettsville. The charges involve a van stolen from a Youngstown man that was found parked inside the garage at Knight’s address.

— Domestic violence charges were filed Saturday against Robert J. Davis, 34, Morrison Street, after he allegedly punched his girlfriend’s teenage son in the nose after the youth encouraged him to do so while they were arguing.


— An officer responded to the area of Oak and Wood streets at 7:25 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a suspicious person looking into vehicles. The officer found the person walking at the north end of the K-12 campus. The person said he was just out walking. The officer checked the person for warrants and did not find any. The officer warned the person not to stop and look in vehicles while walking.

— An officer responded to the area of Columbia Street and Beeson Mill Road at 8:34 p.m. Tuesday in reference to four-wheelers on the road. The officer was unable to find any four-wheelers in the area.


— An officer responded to a 2200 block Edgewood Drive home at 7:21 a.m. Tuesday where the resident shared security footage of a mini van pulling up next to the resident’s vehicle overnight, someone getting out of the sliding door and attempting to enter the resident’s locked vehicle before returning to the van and leaving.

— An officer responded to the 1300 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 8:28 a.m. Tuesday in reference to a neighbor dispute in which a resident reported a neighbor yelling and swearing at them for no apparent reason. The resident was advised to also contact the landlord.

— An officer responded to the 500 block of Walnut Street at 11:31 a.m. Tuesday. The officer spoke with both people involved who said no threats had been made and they had just had a brief verbal dispute regarding loud music from a vehicle and a car parked on the wrong side of the street. The vehicle was moved and the two individuals said there was no longer an issue. The officer returned shortly after when one of the individuals had returned to the scene and allegedly started making threats again. The person was advised to cease his actions or face criminal charges.

— An officer responded to a 2300 East State Street business at 12:20 p.m. Tuesday where an employee reported a customer had paid for $10 in gas with a counterfeit $50 bill. The employee provided video footage of the customer and vehicle.

— An officer responded to the 1300 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 12:21 p.m. Tuesday in reference to an ongoing neighbor dispute in which a resident said the neighbor threw a brown liquid believed to be coffee or tea all over her back door. The officer was unable to make contact with the neighbor.

— An officer responded to the 2800 block of East State Street at 1:01 p.m. Tuesday where a motorist reported another driver had cut him off, causing him to drive off the roadway to avoid a collision. Information was provided on the other driver’s vehicle.

— An officer responded to the 1200 block of East Third Street at 1:10 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a parked vehicle leaking fuel on the roadway. The officer was unable to contact the owner and the vehicle was towed due to the leaking fuel causing a fire or explosion danger.

— A Pearce Circle resident reported at 3:09 p.m. Tuesday someone had made an unauthorized purchase on his credit card at a local business. An officer spoke with the business where the purchase was made and the employee agreed to look for footage of the time of the purchase.

— An officer responded to the area of Howard Avenue and West Pershing Street at 3:38 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a man with a gun. The man was found to be legally carrying the firearm and no violations were observed.

— Officers responded to a 400 block Sharp Avenue home at 9:39 p.m. Tuesday where the resident reported a known person had entered the house, climbed the stairs, knocked her phone out of her hand and grabbed her arm, but left before officers arrived. While the officers were talking to the resident, the person returned and worked the problem out with the resident. The person was told not to return to the home.

— Officers responded to the 2100 block of Pearce Circle at 9:55 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a suspicious vehicle driving through the area at a very slow rate of speed. Officers were unable to find the vehicle in question.


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