County Sheriff

— A criminal trespassing incident was reported on Y and O Road in Madison Township at 10:17 p.m. Tuesday, where someone found a man with the cattle in the field and asked him to leave the property. Deputies spoke to the property owner, who did not wish to prosecute, and then deputies told the man to stay away from the property.

— A Hillcrest Road, Yellow Creek Township, woman reported at 10:44 a.m. Wednesday she had been gone for a couple of days and found someone shot the cat. She took it to the veterinarian and it was in surgery. The vet believed it had been shot two days earlier.

— A U.S. Route 62, Salem Township, man reported at 8:23 a.m. Wednesday his ex-girlfriend continues to call and text him after they broke up recently. Deputies called the ex-girlfriend at his request and told her to cease all contact with the man.

— A First Street, Hanoverton, woman reported at 10:24 p.m. Wednesday she has been receiving multiple unwanted phone calls from a man. Deputies told her to contact her service provider and have that phone number blocked.

Highway Patrol

— Eric A. Ree, 28, of Beaver Falls, Pa., went off the left side of the road, striking a utility pole and tree while driving on state Route 46 in Unity Township at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday. Ree was cited for driving left of center and distracted driving after admitting he was changing radio stations when he wrecked. He was wearing a seatbelt and sustained suspected minor injuries.

— Kimberly A. Lehockey, 60, of New Brighton, Pa., ran a stop sign and was collided with a vehicle operated by Lamar Bennett, 42, of Newton Falls, at the intersection of Heck Road and state Route 165 in Unity Township at 4 p.m. June 10. Charges are likely to follow once the investigation is completed, the patrol said.

St. Clair Township

— Kenneth Jordan, no address listed, was cited at 7:38 p.m. Tuesday for no operator’s license at a traffic stop in the first block of Y&O Road. A passenger in his vehicle, Stephen W. Camp, was served with a warrant and taken to Columbiana County Jail.

— A property owner in the 40000 block of Winston Drive reported at 11:56 a.m. Monday that after she had furniture delivered to the house, four rings were discovered missing.

— Charges are pending against a suspect in regards to drug activity at 5:33 p.m. Tuesday in the Quality Inn, as officials await test results on pills and a syringe discovered.

— Timothy Patrick, no address listed, was cited at 9 p.m. Monday on charges of driving under suspension and improper display of plates, after a routine traffic stop. Pills, scales and possible marijuana was confiscated from a female passenger who may be charged based on lab results.

— A possible hit-skip was reported at 11:34 a.m. Mondaay in the Walmart parking lot.

— Nicole Verecic, no address listed, was arrested at 8:10 p.m. Monday in Walmart on a charge of theft, after failing to scan $190.05 worth of merchandise in the self-checkout aisle.

— John Collins, no address listed, was served at 8:49 p.m. Sunday with a warrant, after the vehicle he was riding in was stopped for a traffic violation on Cannon Mills Road.

— Jason Conkle, no address listed, was arrested at 7:21 p.m. Sunday on charges of failure to signal and drug paraphernalia, after a traffic stop in the first block of Dresden Avenue. Additional charges may be pending based on results of substances found after K9 Noras was deployed.

East Liverpool

— Amber Blackburn, no address listed, was served with a warrant

Perry Township

— A reckless operator was reported traveling west on state Route 344 from Leetonia at 9:52 a.m. Wednesday. The report said a red van was driving in the opposite lane of travel and forced a vehicle off of the road.

— Goshen Township Police asked Perry officers at 10:57 a.m. Wednesday to check U.S. Route 62 north of East Pine Lake Road for a male walking south on U.S. Route 62 wearing all dark clothing trying to flag people down. Perry Township personnel were unable to locate anyone walking.

— A woman from the 1300 block of West State Street who has custody of her 12-year-old grandson reported at 2:23 p.m. Tuesday that he took and drove someone else’s vehicle without permission at least twice. She said he will not listen and she’s at her wit’s end. The grandson returned the vehicle in the morning and no damage was reported to the vehicle. A report will be forwarded to the juvenile prosecutor for review.

— Police responded at 1:10 p.m. Tuesday to Cry Baby Bridge off of Egypt Road where a suspicious vehicle was parked with three teens around. No vehicle or people were located.


— Officers on patrol at 12:31 a.m. Thursday in the 100 block of North Ellsworth Avenue witnessed an irate, intoxicated female attempting to walk home. Two other people were attempting to calm her down and arrange transportation for her. Officers were able to reason with her and gave her a ride.

— Police were called at 11:27 p.m. Wednesday to the 400 block of Benton Road to assist Perry Township regarding a male laying along the side of the road. Officers located the male who admitted that after taking narcotics, he fell unconscious on the road. After a consented search, police found zero suspicious or illegal items. He agreed to seek medical attention and was taken to SRMC.

— A reckless operator was reported entering the city at 10:49 p.m. Wednesday on Newgarden Avenue, but was not found.

— An officer at 10:37 p.m. Wednesday saw a trunk open on a vehicle in the 600 block of East Seventh. Contact was attempted but was not made with the owner. The trunk was secured by police.

— A caller at 10:18 p.m. Wednesday reported a suspicious vehicle parked in the lot next to her apartment on Newgarden Avenue for over an hour, with smoke coming out. Officers made contact with the people and learned one of them lived at the apartments and vape was being smoked.

— George House, 35, of 6095 Ridgeview, Hanoverton, was taken into custody on a warrant for violation of a court order after a traffic stop at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of Walnut. House was a passenger in the vehicle. The driver, Desiree Ingledue, 25, of North Lincoln, was cited for a turn signal violation and no license. Police located suspected narcotics in plain view and did a search of the vehicle, not locating anything illegal.

— A caller at 5:51 p.m. Wednesday reported a lawn mower being driven up and down the street on South Madison. The lawn mower was found, but police were unable to make contact with anyone.

— A clerk at Smith Oil on East State reported at 4:43 p.m. Wednesday that someone left without paying for $23.23 worth of gasoline. The vehicle was not found.

— Police checked at 3:42 p.m. Wednesday in the area of Lundy and Penn Avenue near East State for a dog in a vehicle, but did not find any.

— A suspicious male was reported loitering in front of a business in the 400 block of East State Street at 3:16 p.m. Wednesday, concerning a customer parked outside who was afraid to get out of her vehicle. Her boyfriend called police about the suspicious male staring at her. She called him and then he came down and approached the male, advising he was making her worry about his behavior. The suspicious male was reportedly aggressive and tried to grab the man’s cell phone as he called police and knocked it to the ground. The man didn’t want to file charges but wanted the suspicious male to stay away from his girlfriend due to the fact that this wasn’t the first time he stood near her car and stared. Officers found the male a block away and told him the potential legal consequences if he continues to harass the man or his girlfriend. He acknowledged the incident, but denied knocking the man’s phone out of his hand. He was told to stay away from the business.

— Police were asked to do a well-being check for someone in the 2300 block of East State Wednesday. The person was ok.

— A man from Penn Avenue came to the station at 11:10 a.m. Wednesday to say he feared his neighbors would make false accusations about him in hopes the landlord would evict him. He was told to talk to the landlord about the matter.

– An unruly juvenile was reported at 10 a.m. Wednesday on West Pershing, but everything was ok.

— A reckless driver was reported at 9:48 a.m. Wednesday on Franklin and Whinnery, but was not found.

— Officers responded at 9 a.m. Wednesday to the 1900 block of Oak Street to check the well-being of residents after a foul scent was noticed coming from the home. Officers spoke with the occupants and found the living conditions to be poor. The housing department was notified and the case forwarded to the Adult Protective Services.


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