County Sheriff

— Deputies responded to a domestic disturbance on Valley Road, Butler Township, at 12:49 a.m. Tuesday, and found a man and woman arguing in the driveway. The couple had been out earlier but began arguing after arriving at the residence. They continued to argue until they got back in the vehicle and left.

— Deputies were called to Opal Drive, Yellow Creek Township, at 10:56 p.m. Sunday, where someone reported a package had been sent to a girl at the address by the girl’s teacher but the package is believed to have been given to a neighbor. The man denied receiving the package, and the teacher said she would hand deliver a new one to the girl.

— Ryan Geho was charged with disorderly conduct for fighting for reportedly assaulting Lucas A. Johnson in the parking lot of the Lisbon McDonald’s at 5:24 p.m. Tuesday. Rather than charging Geho with assault, Johnson said he preferred he be cited for disorderly conduct, and the deputy agreed.

Highway Patrol

— Patrick J. Grimm, 43, Homeworth Road, Alliance, was cited for failure to control, OVI and no seat belt after he wrecked while turning onto Buck Road from U.S. Route 62 in Knox Township at 2:29 a.m. Sunday. Grimm’s car ended up on a guardrail and rode along the top of a guardrail before striking a concrete barrier and overturning partially in a creek. Grimm was examined at the scene by EMTs but declined further treatment.

— Gail Holloway, 83, Adams Road, Lisbon, drove off the right side of the road and struck a utility pole and house on state Route 558 in Salem Township at 12:03 a.m. Saturday. Holloway was taken by ambulance to a local hospital with possible injuries. The house belongs to Donald Shepard.


— Officers took a report about a man being threatened on state Route 14 at 11 p.m. Tuesday.

— Police responded to the intersection of state Route 164 and state Route 14 for a motor vehicle crash at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday.


— An officer responded with medical personnel to the group home on High Street at 5:27 p.m. May 21 in reference to a suicidal resident cutting himself. The was transported to local hospital.

— Melvin Lee Land, 25, Youngstown, was cited for following too closely after a traffic stop at Columbia and Home streets at 6:59 p.m. May 21 when officers were advised of a reckless driver traveling on state route 344 from Salem toward Leetonia. An officer stopped Land, who was failing to maintain the proper lane of travel and following too closely to the vehicle in front of him. During the stop, he admitted to smoking marijuana that day and he was advised he would have to have a sober driver pick him up.

— An officer responded to a Chestnut Street home at 9:09 p.m. May 21 after the resident reported his girlfriend’s nephew was being unruly because they were not providing him with cigarettes. The nephew claimed he witnessed a drug deal inside his aunt’s vehicle while he was there and he became upset, which caused an argument with his aunt. The nephew had called his father and his father agreed to send the boy’s stepmother to pick him up.

— An officer responded with medical personnel to a Pine Street home at 7:30 p.m. May 23 where an elderly woman had fallen while watching her grandchildren. The officer stood by until a family member had retrieved the children.

— An officer responded to a 1300 block Beeson Mill Road property at 9:55 p.m. May 25 in reference to vehicles driving around the lake. The officer found three people by the fire pit and they denied driving the vehicles on the property. They were advised to pack up their belongings and leave. One of the individuals was advised to contact his father when he would be on the property since there had been several alarms there that cannot be explained.

— A woman reported on station at 6:59 p.m. May 27 she and her niece had been walking on the bike trail close to the parking lot at Washington Street when a bike rider passed on her left, knocking her into the rocks by the railroad siding and striking her with the bike pedal, and rode away from the scene. The woman had scraped arms, hands and elbows, as well as a wound to the forehead that was bleeding. The rider was described as a male in his late 40s or early 50s wearing a white T-shirt, light gray shorts, white tennis shoes and black sunglasses riding a black mountain bike.

— An officer responded to a High Street home at 8:06 p.m. May 27 in reference to children fighting and found the resident in the front yard with the two juveniles. One of the juveniles said the other stepped on her phone that was in the grass. The resident was advised that she needed to keep order and that she could file unruly charges against the juveniles if they don’t listen to her.


— Officers responded to the 700 block of West State Street at 6:18 p.m. Monday in reference to a passenger in a vehicle who was cutting himself and bleeding. Officers were unable to find the vehicle.

— Officers responded to the 600 block of West Wilson Street at 7:49 a.m. Tuesday where a resident reported her phone was not working and she believed someone may have tampered with it. The phone was found to be locked and in secure mode. The resident was advised to contact her cell provider.

–Officers responded to the 800 block of East State Street at 8:14 a.m. Tuesday in reference to a suspicious object that looked like a portable safe. It was found to be a large mouse trap.

— An officer responded to the are of North Howard Avenue and West Fourth at 9:39 a.m. Tuesday in reference to a stray dog wandering around for about an hour. The dog was turned over to the humane officer until its owner could be found.

— A 300 block Rose Avenue resident reported at 2:03 p.m. Tuesday someone had stolen medication from her mailbox which had been confirmed delivered by the USPS.

— A Woodland Avenue resident reported at 4:48 p.m. Tuesday a collection agency from New York called and said a PayPal account had been created in her name and an $800 purchase made. She said she did not create the account.

— An officer responded to the 2800 block of East State Street at 5:32 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a dog left in a vehicle. The officer spoke with the dog’s owner and warned against leaving animals in vehicles in high temperatures.

— Officers responded to the 600 block of Vine Avenue at 8:33 p.m. Tuesday where a complainant reported a driver who appeared to be intoxicated had stopped and thrown trash into his dumpster then left the area. The officers were unable to find the driver.

— Officers responded to the 400 block of Franklin Street at 8:44 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a suspicious person lying in a yard, possibly impaired. Officers spoke with the woman who said she was just resting on her way to a friend’s house. She was sent on her way.

— Officers responded to an 1100 block Orchard Bend Drive home at 9:10 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a domestic disturbance. Both people involved said nothing physical occurred and no threats were made. The male agreed to stay in the garage until the female went to bed.

— A patrolling officer observed two people at a closed business in the 500 block of East Pershing Street at 10:54 p.m. Tuesday and found one of them was involved in a previous incident that night in which he allegedly wanted to harm himself but could not be located. He was voluntarily transported to the Salem hospital for evaluation.

— A patrolling officer observed a man walking in the area of North Lundy Avenue and East Third Street at 6:07 a.m. Wednesday drinking alcohol and shouting loudly. The man passed out several times while talking with the officer and made several comments about suicide and being shot by the officer. The man was transported to the Salem hospital for evaluation.


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