County Sheriff

— A Pancake-Clarkson Road, Middleton Township, man reported at 1:36 a.m. Tuesday someone may be trying to get into his home. Deputies checked the area and were unable to locate anyone.

— A Deer Run Mobile Park resident reported at 7:17 a.m. Monday someone stole a bicycle from his property.

— A Stephen Drive, West Township, resident reported a possible prowler at 2:24 a.m. Wednesday. A deputy was in the vicinity and the neighbor was also on the way there, but no one was found.

— A Lincoln Street Extension, Salineville, resident reported a domestic assault at 12:57 a.m. Friday, and the man left the house after the woman maced him. She had a minor cut on he earlobe, but refused to prosecute him and refused any medical treatment.

— A person was reported dead at a Union Ridge Road, Middleton Township, home at 11:09 p.m. Monday. Negley EMS transported the person to the funeral home.

— A state Route 7, Fairfield Township, man reported heating fuel was being stolen from a large tank at his rental properties. He has had more than 200 gallons, worth about $500, taken.

— A First Street, Hanoverton, resident reported a stolen ATV at 11:08 p.m. Sunday. He did not have any proof of ownership of the vehicle and had allowed the person to work on it, but when it was operational, the person fled on it. He was going to attempt to find the legal paperwork for the vehicle and contact deputies.

— Deputies were asked to check on an elderly person at a Woodsdale Road, Butler Township, home at 6:23 p.m. Monday. Deputies helped the EMS, which transported the person to the hospital for evaluation.

Highway Patrol

— Two vehicles were northbound on state Route 45 in Salem Township at 11 a.m. June 30 when Karissa M. Piszczek, 20, state Route 518, Lisbon, slowed and was struck from behind by someone described as a woman driving a brown Honda van. Piszczek pulled off the side of the road, but the other vehicle left.

— Two vehicles were eastbound on U.S. Route 62 in Butler Township at 2:50 p.m. June 30. Cara C. Kaloris, 22, Poland, slowed to make a right turn when the vehicle behind her driven by Susan L. Annabell, 64, Georgetown Road, Salem, failed to stop in time, striking the Delivery Services LLC Road Warrior vehicle, owned by a subsidiary to Amazon, which Kaloris was driving from behind. Both vehicles went off the right side of the road and Kaloris struck a mailbox before overturning. Both drivers were transported by Damascus ambulance to St. Elizabeth’s main hospital, Annabell with suspected serious injuries and Kaloris with minor ones. Annabell was cited with assured clear distance.

Perry Township

— Officers at 12:07 a.m. Tuesday noticed a vehicle at Cry Baby Bridge on Egypt Road, checked the occupants for warrants and sent them on their way.

— Christopher Lanning, 33, of Alliance, was taken into custody on an active warrant for failure to appear out of Columbiana County after a traffic stop at 8:21 p.m. Monday on West State Street at Country Club Lane. Sheriff’s deputies transported Lanning to jail.

— A resident in the 1300 block of Georgetown Road reported at 7:17 p.m. Monday that he gave all his personal information over the phone to an unknown caller who claimed to work for a local bank before realizing it was a scam. He called his bank about the situation and was advised his options.

— Barking dogs were reported Monday afternoon on East Pine Lake Road and Benton Road, with the owners advised.

— Police assisted the Ohio State Highway Patrol by responding to an accident with injuries on state Route 45 at 1:47 p.m. Monday. The accident was out of the township, but officers stayed until troopers arrived due to the injuries, assisting with information gathering.


— Police responded at 11:15 p.m. Monday to the 1000 block of North Lincoln for a man lying on the ground unconscious. The person woke up and was found to be heavily intoxicated and was taken to the hospital.

— A suspicious odor was reported at 9:21 p.m. Monday on Southeast near Briargate Apartments. Two dead raccoons were found in the tree line.

— A 4-wheeler was reported on the road at 8:44 p.m. Monday on North Lincoln Avenue. The 4-wheeler was found on Superior at North Lincoln Avenue, with the driver given a verbal warning. He was told to have someone pick up him and the 4-wheeler.

— Fireworks were reported at 8:34 p.m. Monday on West 10th Street. All was quiet.

— A woman from the 1100 block of East State reported possible harassment at 7:12 p.m. Monday and wanted to know options for dealing with her ex-boyfriend who continuously drives past her residence and makes vague threats.

— A man in the 600 block of West Wilson Street reported at 6:33 p.m. Monday that lasers were being pointed into his house for a few months and now they’re burning holes into his house. He said he can hear people banging on his air conditioner and yelling at him. Police gathered information.

— A woman on East Fourth Street reported at 6:11 p.m. Monday that an unknown person approached her juvenile child and identified themselves as a police officer. The incident is under investigation.

— Police responded with fire department first responders and KLG to a medical at 3:06 p.m. Monday in the 500 block of West Sixth Street. The person was taken to a hospital.

— A domestic dispute was reported at 2:32 p.m. Monday on East Sixth Street. Officers spoke to both parties, a mother and son. She wanted him out since he wasn’t allowed to be there. They were involved in a shoving match, but neither wanted to press charges. The son left and was told not to return.

— Police responded at 1:37 p.m. Monday to the 2500 block of Lexington where a caller said a female in a white Dodge Caravan had backed up to a shed and was preparing to take a stove at an apartment complex on private property. The caller told her she could not take the stove. A white refrigerator had been taken several days before without permission and when asked, the person said she took it. The caller told her she couldn’t take items from private property and the person reportedly used vulgar language on her before leaving. Officers will attempt to make contact with the person.

— A dog was reported at large on North Ellsworth and Third at 1:29 p.m. Monday, but was not found.

— A man from the 1300 block of South Lincoln Avenue reported at 12:57 p.m. Monday that on Sunday an unknown person hacked into his bank account and withdrew money. He has since closed the account and wanted the incident documented.

— A person driving a gray Chevy pickup left without paying for $45 in fuel at Smith Oil on East State Street at 11:34 a.m. Monday.

— Police responded to Dunkin’ Donuts on West State Street at 10:32 a.m. Monday for a man passed out in the lobby. Fire department first responders and EMT arrived and the man eventually regained consciousness and refused medical treatment or transport. Nothing criminal occurred.

— Police were called at 7:58 a.m. Monday to the 500 block of North Lincoln to check the well-being of a boy said to be under the influence of narcotics. He was found at his residence on East Fifth visibly under the influence of narcotics and also said he was using them. No guardians were present and fire first responders and an ambulance came to evaluate him. The juvenile got into the back of the ambulance but would later assault both EMTs before trying to flee on foot. He was located and taken to the hospital. Charges will be filed through juvenile court.


— Firefighters and police personnel were called at 4:25 a.m. Tuesday to a dumpster fire in the 200 block of Vine, finding a pile of garbage in flames beside the dumpster. Firefighters extinguished the fire and planned to notify the housing department due to the large amount of trash on the ground and that the dumpster was overflowing.


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