County Sheriff

— Deputies and three Columbiana police officers responded to the Tipsy Cow in Leetonia at 2:32 a.m. Thursday when someone in the bar reported a lady was outside screaming. No problem was found at the time. A man outside was given an opportunity to call for a ride home.

— A state Route 39, Washington Township, couple in the process of getting divorced were arguing about a computer at 12:51 p.m. Thursday. He left before deputies arrived and she was not able to give a statement at the time.

— Someone reported people throwing fireworks into the street on Middle Street, Homeworth, at 8:24 p.m. Thursday. Deputies checked the area, but did not find anything.

— Vandalism was reported at the Westville Lake Sunoco at 1:58 a.m. Wednesday, where deputies found someone had tampered with the gas pumps.

— A barking dog was reported at 8:09 a.m. Thursday at a Linda Way, Unity Township, address where deputies found two dogs outside, but neither was barking. Deputies explained to the woman who called them that Unity Township does not have a barking dog ordinance and she could reach out to the township trustees or the dog warden to see if anything can be done on their part.


— A woman reported that a Facebook friend has been taking screen shots of her child and sending them to the father of the child at 8:03 a.m. Monday. Police informed the woman to block the unknown woman on social media to prevent her from accessing more photos.

— Officers responded to a complaint of open burning near Thomas Road at 11:02 a.m. Wednesday. An officer made contact with the resident, who was burning scrap wood, he agreed to let the fire burn out.


— A man reported that someone hit his car on West Railroad Street at 7:28 a.m. Thursday. An officer responded, and there was no visible damage found.

— A woman reported that she was receiving telecommunication harassment at 4:03 p.m. Thursday.


— A 200 block East Fourth Street resident reported at 1:58 p.m. Thursday someone overnight had taken the mailbox from in front of her apartment door. A female later reported seeing the upstairs neighbor knock the box off the wall.

— A 500 block East Eight Street resident reported at 3:20 p.m. Thursday a juvenile had not been at the home since around 2 p.m. that day. Officers searched locations but could not find the juvenile, who was entered into LEADS.

— Roger W. Hunt, 59, Johnstown, Pa., was cited for failure to yield at a stop sign following a three-vehicle crash at South Ellsworth Avenue and West Pershing Street at 3:34 p.m. Thursday in which he was southbound and slid through the intersection, striking a westbound vehicle and spinning it into an eastbound vehicle stopped at the intersection. No injuries were reported.

— A 700 block East Fifth Street resident reported at 6:04 p.m. Thursday possible identity theft in which someone is using photos of her to create fake social media accounts and provocative images.

— Officers responded to a Bentley Drive senior care facility at 6:15 p.m. Thursday in reference to people who were not supposed to be there. The people were advised to leave and not return.

— An officer responded to the 500 block of Cherry Street at 6:40 p.m. Thursday in reference to people riding dirt bikes in the roadway. The officer spoke with the drivers and told them to stay off the roadway.

— An officer responded to the Salem Regional Medical Center at 8:26 p.m. Thursday in reference to a suspicious female in front of the building picking flowers and putting them in a bag. The officer was unable to find the woman.

— Samuel Hernandez-Hernandez, 22, East Sixth Street, Salem, was charged with resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, obstructing official business, OVI and failure to control after officers responded to the area of North Ellsworth Avenue and East Fourth Street at 8:54 p.m. Thursday in reference to someone running over the stop sign. Officers could smell alcohol on Hernandez-Hernandez, who could not maintain balance and was urinating in public. He was transported to the police station where he resisted arrest and was again combative with officers at the Columbiana County Jail.

— Officers responded to the 1200 block of Cedar Ridge Drive at 9:04 p.m. Thursday in reference to a domestic dispute between a mother and adult son regarding family issues. It was found to be verbal only.


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