County Sheriff

— A caller reported there was a suspicious man walking on state Route 45 in Yellow Creek Township at 8:43 p.m. Friday. A deputy found Anthony Wagoner walking near Township Line Road and was taken into custody on arrest warrants for escape and receiving stolen property.

— A residential burglary alarm went off at 9026 state Route 45, Lisbon, at 5:28 p.m. Sunday, but the home was found to be secure.

— Police were called to a domestic dispute on East Main Street, Washingtonville, at 9 p.m. Sunday, but the couple said they had just been arguing and there were no threats.


— Paul A. Lucas, 79, of East Liverpool, was cited for speed and driving under suspension following a traffic stop in the McDonald’s parking lot at 3:34 p.m. Sunday.

— Tanner A. Fulcher, 21, was arrested for the Weathersfield Police Department at 7:29 a.m. Saturday. Columbiana Police Department received a delayed hit inquiry from leads on Fulcher, who an officer had been out with the night before and was thought to be staying at a state Route 14 residence.

— A catalytic converter was reportedly stolen from a box truck that was parked inside the gate at The Way Station on Springfield Road between June 13 and the reported date of 10:33 a.m. Sunday.

Highway Patrol

— Morgan L. Challinor, 17, of Pittsburgh, was cited for improper starting when she struck the rear of Erin R. Moeller, 37, of Negley, who was stopped on state Route 7 in Fairfield Township at 10:55 a.m. Saturday.

— Donald E. Hurd, 78, of Lisbon, was cited for failure to control, when he drove off the side of Murray Road in Hanover Township and struck a utility pole at 4:18 p.m. Saturday.

Perry Township

— Police were called at 5:13 p.m. Sunday to the area of Newgarden and state Route 45 for a suspicious vehicle. A woman said a silver Chevy Colorado followed her for over an hour from North Jackson. Salem Police were notified and stopped the suspect vehicle on North Ellsworth Avenue in the city, finding from the driver that the woman’s vehicle had turned around on his property in North Jackson. He followed her due to multiple break-ins on his property. He was told to contact police in the future instead of following suspicious vehicles.

— A man from the 1100 block of West Perry reported at 1:10 p.m. Sunday that he recently got out of jail and came home to find his apartment trashed. He said it was his ex-roommate who was also arrested with him, but got out of jail a few days prior. He was told it’s a civil matter since they were roommates. He understood but wanted a report due to a broken window in the basement.

— Police responded at noon Sunday to U.S. Route 62 at North Lincoln Avenue for a male laying in the street. Police found the male sitting in the ditch area. He had done yard work all day and was suffering from leg cramps and pulled over to stretch out his legs.

— Mike Dimko, 57, of Salem, was charged with criminal damaging and taken to jail after a woman in the 1300 block of West State Street reported at 3:28 a.m. Sunday that he broke her TV, stereo and other items.


— Police were called at 11:51 p.m. Sunday to Circle K East on State to check the well-being of the male clerk at the business who was alleged to appear impaired. EMS and first responders were asked to check on him and he signed a medical refusal. Two store managers were called to respond also.

— A man in the 500 block of Newgarden Avenue reported at 10:44 p.m. Sunday that a female came back onto his property after being told numerous times not to return. He said the female stabbed a tire on his vehicle before attempting to kick in the door. Officers were attempting to locate the female, with charges pending.

— Police searched the area for a female after an assault was reported at 10:36 p.m. Sunday in the 400 block of North Ellsworth Avenue. A resident said the unknown female rang the doorbell and stabbed the male victim when he answered the door. According to police, she used a broken off beer bottle as a weapon. The female ran down the street and officers were unable to locate her during a check of the area. The victim only had a minor laceration and declined medical attention. He said he had never seen the female and no one inside the household knew who she was.

— A female was reported laying in the front yard of a property in the 200 block of Park Avenue at 10:26 p.m. Sunday. Officers found her sitting up using her phone. The female juvenile said there were no problems and the yard was at her residence. A family member assured all was ok.

— A man in the 500 block of Walnut reported at 9:35 p.m. Sunday that two doors and a window were vandalized while he wasn’t home. He also asked about a trespass notice against people coming onto his property. He was told the information and to call police the next time the people show up.

— A male was reported acting suspicious and walking through yards at 9:31 p.m. Sunday in the 700 block of West Pershing. Officers made contact and a female picked the male up at the scene and took him to Alliance.

— A juvenile called 911 at 8:54 p.m. Sunday and said an adult touched him in a harmful manner. Officer discovered the persons involved were his parents and he called 911 over disciplinary issues. The juvenile was not touched in a harmful way. Officers explained when he should and should not call 911.

— Police were called at 8:42 p.m. Sunday to Circle K West on West State Street for a suspicious male walking in and out of the store several times acting as if he was under the influence. Several people in the area flagged officers down and were able to direct them to the male. He was unable to stand still and covered in sweat. He was advised to stay in for the evening.

— Fireworks were reported being set off six times at 8:40 p.m. Sunday in the 1000 block of East Third Street. Officers spoke to the person and gave him a warning, advising of the fireworks laws.

— A resident in the 400 block of North Ellsworth Avenue reported at 7:36 p.m. Sunday that sometime in the afternoon, the driver side front tire on their vehicle flattened and someone wrote vulgar remarks on the windows with a marker.

— A hole was reported in the road in the 300 block of East State Street at 7:29 p.m. Sunday. The hole was actually located in Sugartree Alley and appeared to be from an electric cover. The street department was advised to have it temporarily covered until it can be repaired.

— A man in the 1000 block of East Third Street found a USB drive in the front of his residence. Officers were able to indentify the owner for the item to be picked up at the station.

— A domestic reportedly turned physical in the 1000 block of Cleveland Street at 2:58 p.m. Sunday when a person was in an argument with his family. Another individual known to the family arrived to separate them and the person intentionally hit the individual’s car then proceeded to assault them, causing minor injuries. The person fled the scene, with charges pending.

— A man in the 600 block of North Ellsworth Avenue reported at 2:26 p.m. Sunday that a person he lives with physically attacked him and has been for some time now. He said he was just now reporting the issue because he’s afraid to make a report. The incident is under investigation.

— Police spoke with two people at the station at 2:10 p.m. Sunday regarding a domestic on Home Circle. Nothing physical occurred and the two said they were separating for the rest of the day.

— A possible scam was reported at 12:37 p.m. Sunday in the 500 block of Bank Street where a man said he and his wife were looking at items online when the person asked for a deposit. He felt something was wrong when he was asked to pay for the deposit with gift cards. He was told it’s a scam and to cease contact with the person.

— Police responded at 11:14 a.m. Sunday to the 2300 block of East State Street for a dispute over a laundry cart. Both people were told their options.

— A dispute was reported at 10:56 a.m. Sunday in the 600 block of West Wilson. Nothing physical took place, only verbal. The people involved were told to stay away from one another.

— A knife was found on the road in the area of Mullins and Newgarden at 10:30 a.m. Sunday and placed in the police lost and found.

— Possible drug paraphernalia was reported at 10:12 a.m. Sunday in the 200 block of Vine where a man found pills at an apartment complex. Officers disposed of them.

— A wallet found in the 400 block of East Fourth Street was turned over to police at 9:03 a.m. Sunday.

— Dakota Barber, 23, of 33796 Burtview Drive, was taken into custody on a warrant for failure to appear for a drug possession charge after police were called to the 200 block of East Fourth for a possible domestic at 8:22 a.m. Sunday. Police learned there was an argument over trash left ou. Barber was taken to jail.

— A dispute was reported at 5:36 a.m. Sunday in the 600 block of West Wilson, but police learned there was no dispute. People had locked themselves out and were loud attempting to get inside the residence.

— Michael Dimko III, 56, of West State Street, was cited for operating a vehicle under the influence, driving under suspension and reasonable control after an accident at 12:01 a.m. Sunday in the 400 block of West State Street. The male driver, Dimko, was attempting to turn west onto West State from Jennings, took the turn too wide and struck a utility pole. He was treated at the scene and refused transport to a hospital. He was released to a family member.

— Debra Houdyshell, 60, of Berlin Center, was cited for improper left turn after saying she wasn’t paying attention when she tried to turn from North Union and struck a vehicle stopped at the stop sign on East Sixth driven by Rebecca Reed, 59, of North Ellsworth Avenue at 10:39 a.m. Saturday.


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