County Sheriff

— A Walnut Grove Lane, Unity Township, woman reported at 9:55 a.m. Saturday her son’s vehicle was damaged sometime in the previous night, between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. The windshield had been struck three times so hard the impacts cracked the interior dash.

— Deputies responded to a state Route 170, Unity Township home, at 12:54 a.m. Sunday where a woman was reported to be suicidal with a knife. Michelle Baker, 37, was charged with domestic violence and taken to the county jail.

— An assault was reported at the KOA Campground on Winona Road in Butler Township at 2:59 a.m. Saturday. Chris A. Kohrmann of Beaver, Pa., was charged with assault.

— Warrants were issued for two people, Desiree Cobus and Lucas Miller, after items were reported stolen at the Rogers Flea Market at 1:10 p.m. Saturday. Deputies were able to recover the property and return it to the owners.

–A possible overdose was reported in a vehicle at a Lewis Road, Franklin Township, address, at 5:28 p.m. Thursday. A woman was found sitting in the passenger seat. K-9 Hunter sniffed the vehicle and found a narcotics odor on the passenger side door of the vehicle. Both a suspected crack pipe and suspected heroin were found inside the vehicle and were sent to the lab for testing.

— While at the location of the possible overdose at a Lewis Road, Franklin Township, Thursday, K-9 Hunter sniffed another vehicle, when a man and a woman showed up there. The vehicle was found to have the presence of a narcotics odor and deputies found two used syringes with suspected heroin residue and a burnt spoon inside.

— A man reportedly overdosed at a Rose Drive apartment in Center Township at 12:07 a.m. Friday. KLG EMS was at the scene when deputies arrived and the man told everyone it was just a misunderstanding. He signed a refusal for treatment.

— A disturbance was reported at a state Route 154, Middleton Township, home at 12:37 a.m. Friday. A father told deputies his son had been arguing at the end of the driveway with someone, but they left before deputies arrived.

— Deputies were called to Chamberlain Street, Middleton Township, at 1:05 p.m. Saturday due to a complaint involving nearby fireworks. Deputies told those using the fireworks they needed to be more considerate when shooting them off near neighboring houses.

Highway Patrol

— Ronald J. Fernandez, 59, of Alliance, was cited for failure to control after the motorcycle he was driving overturned while turning from Teegarden Road onto state Route 172 in Hanover Township at 7:28 p.m. June 29. His passenger, Jody Fernandez, 58, was taken to a local hospital with a broken ankle. Mr. Fernandez said his foot became caught in the motorcycle foot peg, causing him to lose his balance.


— An officer reported at 12:23 a.m. Saturday seeing three males walking on South Market Street when one of them tried to open the door to the county map office. The officer confronted the man, who said he was just playing around. The officer returned later and discovered a front door was open and a key holder was contacted.

— A caller reported a woman jumped out a vehicle in the vicinity of Chestnut and Pine streets at 8:38 p.m. Friday. Police found the woman, who said she was waiting for her mother. The woman appeared to be intoxicated and there was an arrest warrant for her out of the county sheriff’s office. She was transferred to the custody of the sheriff’s office.

— A Sherman Street resident called at 9 p.m. Saturday to say the fireworks being set off by a neighbor were bothering her because she has a heart condition. Police warned the neighbors about shooting off fireworks.

— A clerk at Smith Oil reported June 29 they had been advised not to sell beer to a man who was there now trying to buy beer. The man told police he had been drinking but wanted more to take some more beer to his friend’s home. The man was told he needed to stay home if he was going to drink or he would risk being cited again for public intoxication. At 12:05 a.m. Saturday, police were called to the home of the man’s friend on East Lincoln Way because he was drunk and she wanted him to leave. She changed her mind and said he could stay if he went to bed immediately.

— Police were called to a neighbor dispute on Graham Street at 6:49 p.m. June 30.

— The man who lives at 213 Pendleton St. reported between June 26-29 someone entered his garage and stole a number of items. The man said he may have left the garage unlocked.

— Police received a call for medical assistance on East Washington Street at 9:08 p.m. Wednesday. The man was found to be drunk but he refused medical treatment.


— A village juvenile is under a five-day house arrest, after allegedly assaulting a 14-year-old victim and stealing his fanny pack around 7:25 p.m. June 17 in the 2000 block of Chester Avenue. The suspect’s probation officer was contacted.

— Michael Merriman, no address listed, was arrested at 8:30 p.m. June 27 in the 300 block of Main Street on a charge of domestic violence, after allegedly assaulting the mother of his child.

— Officers responded at 8:25 p.m. June 2 to Shoub Towers for a marijuana odor complaint. The man admitted to smoking and handed over his roach.

— A man was reportedly shoplifting sex related merchandise at 8:30 p.m. July 1 at Rite Aid, removing the items from packaging. The items totaled $110.

— A resident reported at 12:30 p.m. Saturday that an unknown subject stole a bunch of tools from the rear of his aunt’s home. The items included an aluminum coil, ladders, and pump jacks.

— A resident in the 900 block of Main Street reported at 8 a.m. June 18 that someone stole a two-foot tiger statue from her back steps. She valued it at more than $75.

— A Henry Avenue man reported at 6:21 p.m. June 17 that his girlfriend took his vehicle without permission. He traced it to a location on Fifth Street near the hospital in East Liverpool.

— A Broadway man reported at 9:50 p.m. June 17 that an unknown subject stole the temporarily tag off his 2011 Chevrolet Cruze. He wanted a report on file.

— Unknown subjects vandalized Wellsville Marina sometime before 3:15 p.m. June 17 spraying pink graffiti in a building interior and outside on the ground. Some items also were pulled out of the building and left behind.


— Noah C. J. McBride, 23, South Elm Street, was charged with criminal mischief after police received a call of someone breaking into a car on North Main Street at 10:50 p.m. Sunday.

Perry Township

— A caller at 8:27 p.m. Sunday reported a gator ATV driven on the street by juveniles in the area of Ansley Way and Old Coach Lane. Officers made contact with the homeowner where the vehicle was found, noting that juveniles can’t ride on the street without proper licenses. Another report about a gator ATV on the street was filed Saturday. It had the proper markings to allow it on the street.

— Holly Bloom, 44, and Jessie McArtor, 44, both of Salem, were each charged with assault after police were called at 10:35 p.m. Sunday to Bethel Drive for reported assaults. Both had visible injuries and both reported being assaulted.

— Police assisted the sheriff’s office with a report of five to seven horses running loose in the 2700 block of Cunningham Road at 7:43 p.m. Sunday. None were found.

— A caller at 7:43 p.m. Sunday in the 1300 block of West State Street reported a person evicted was still coming to the residence. The person was visiting family members. The caller was told civil options.

— A reckless driver possibly intoxicated was reported at 11:05 p.m. Saturday, but was not found.

— Brandon Hoschar, 24, of Salem, was taken into custody on a warrant for theft after a traffic stop at 7:05 p.m. Saturday on East Pidgeon Road at Somerset. Hoschar was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Jamie Allen, 28, of Salem, who was cited for marked lanes. Hoschar was turned over to a deputy and taken to jail.

— A woman on State Boulevard reported at 10:56 a.m. Saturday that someone broke into their detached garage, stole some items and put graffiti on the door. The incident is under investigation.

— An officer at 4:11 a.m. Saturday noticed three people walking in the road in the 300 block of Benton Road. They said they were going to a residence down the street. Police checked for warrants and sent them on their way.

— Police received a handful of complaints about fireworks Friday night on West Perry near Liberty, state Route 45 near the golf club and Beechwood near Colonial.


— A reckless driver was reported at 3:04 a.m. Monday on North Union and Sixth but was not found. Another reckless driver was reported Sunday but not found.

— A suspicious person was reported at 1:55 a.m. Monday at North Lincoln and Sixth where a caller said a work vehicle was outside with a person digging up holes for several hours. Officers arrived and made contact with a city employee, who was painting lines on the roadway.

— A juvenile girl was taken into custody for domestic violence and transported to the Tobin juvenile detention center after police were called at 12:02 a.m. Monday to a domestic on East Third Street. A female was found sitting on the front porch spitting blood from her mouth. The juvenile, who was inside, had punched the victim several times during an altercation. The juvenile admitted to the assault and said she had been living with the person for several months as a roommate.

— Fireworks were reported late Sunday night on West Pershing, Newgarden and on South Lincoln.

— Police were called at 10:26 p.m. Sunday to Circle K West on West State Street for a dispute between a woman and her boyfriend who fled on foot. She said she went to the store to buy him cigarettes and came out to find him going through her wallet. They argued and she said he threw a Polar pop cup full of pop at her and drew back his fist but never punched her. She didn’t want to press charges.

— A suspicious vehicle was reported at 9:34 p.m. Sunday near Olive and Cherry streets, but was not found.

— Police responded at 9:10 p.m. Sunday to the 500 block of East Fourth Street for several people in the parking lot, but not visiting at the apartment complex. The people said they were doing an item exchange and leaving. Police raised questions over the registration of the vehicle they were using. Police contacted the registered owner who said they sold the vehicle but the license plate should no longer be on the vehicle. The new owner said she let a man borrow the vehicle. The license plates were taken off the vehicle, which was left secured in the lot.

— A woman in the 1300 block of Cleveland Street reported at 7:41 p.m. Sunday that two male juveniles looked into her car, opened the door and stole money. They weren’t found.

— A man was reported riding a dirt bike recklessly with a small child on board at 6:53 p.m. Sunday on High Street. Officers made contact after seeing the dirt bike operated at a slow speed, not recklessly. The driver was told to stay off the street and use care with children riding with him.

— A clerk at a store in the 2300 block of East State Street reported at 5:18 p.m. Sunday that a male and female took a cooler from an outside display.

— A caller at 3:58 p.m. Sunday reported a suspicious male came onto his back porch on Jennings, knocked and took off. Officers discovered the person was known to the caller, but wasn’t wanted at the residence.

— Officers at 3:55 p.m. Sunday took possession of an item found in the bushes in the 900 block of West Pershing Street.

— Police and firefighter first responders were called at 2:33 p.m. Sunday to Centennial Park near Poolside Drive for an unresponsive female. The female was a juvenile and was responsive. Her parents arrived and signed a refusal for treatment.

— A lost cell phone was turned in at the police station at 1:46 p.m. Sunday at South Ellsworth and Aetna.

— A possible water line break was reported at 12:45 p.m. Sunday in the 900 block of West State Street. Officers located the leak and notified the water department.

— A dumpster fire was reported at 12:34 p.m. Sunday at Taco Bell on East State Street. The fire department extinguished the fire.

— Police were called at 10:28 a.m. Sunday to Circle K West on West State Street for a shoplifter who fled the business. Officers located the female in question in the 400 block and detained her. Merchandise was returned to the store and she was trespassed from the store.


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