County Sheriff

— Deputies were called to the White Stone Ministries, Pleasant View Drive, Center Township at 10:23 a.m. Friday after receiving a call from someone there. The caller said they had her phone and she needed it to call someone so she could leave. The caller was given her phone back, and the deputy left.

— A caller reported there were people going door-to-door selling books on Bayard Road, West Township, at 8:51 p.m. Monday, but the vehicle was gone by the time deputies arrived.

— A deputy searching for a juvenile runaway found him near his home on state Route 154, Elkrun Township, at 7:20 p.m. Monday, and the youth was given a ride home.


— Police were called to a domestic dispute at 424 W. Washington St. at 3:38 p.m. July 22. The parties said they had been arguing over children, but not threats or assaults occurred. The male in the relationship gathered his and his son’s belongings and left for the night.

— Kyle C. McVay, 26, Yellow Creek Church Road, Salineville, was cited for OVI and driving without a license following a traffic stop after he turned into the Shenanigan’s Pub parking lot at 9:43 p.m. Friday. McVay apologized and admitting drinking nine or 10 beers after getting off work that day.

— David G. Gasior, 47, Walnut Street, East Liverpool, was cited for public intoxication after he was found staggering along East Lincoln Way and having trouble standing at 6:53 p.m. Thursday. Gasior admitted drinking some “tall boys of beer,” and he smelled of alcohol. An ambulance called to the scene examined Gasior to ensure he was OK.

— Ryan M. Frantz, 19, East Lincoln Way, was arrested for domestic violence at 3 p.m. Thursday after police responded to a disturbance at the apartment he shares with his girlfriend. Frantz said he called because his girlfriend was yelling out the window and refusing to calm down. He said the girlfriend dreamed Frantz was cheating on her and began arguing with him about it after she woke up. The girlfriend alleged Frantz kicked her in the face and choked her, and she had visible marks on her neck. Frantz said he grabbed his girlfriend by the neck to pull her away from the window but denied choking her. The girlfriend did not want to press charges, but police did so anyway because of the visible marks on her neck.


— Police spoke with a woman at the police department in reference to harassment at 9:29 a.m. Monday.

— Police spoke with a woman in reference to child abuse at 2:41 p.m. Monday. Police advised the woman of her options, and a report will be forwarded to Children Services.


— An officer responded with medical personnel to a Bears Den home at 5:28 p.m. Saturday in reference to someone having a seizure. The person was transported to St. Elizabeth’s.

— An officer responded to a Madison Street business at 10:17 p.m. Saturday in reference to a noise complaint and spoke with the owner who said the zoning department had told her it was okay to play loud music after 11 p.m. on the weekends. Dispatch said the the ordinance states 11 p.m. and the owner was advised of it.

— An officer responded to the area of Somer and Pearl streets at 10:30 p.m. Saturday in reference to a noise complaint, but was unable to find anything after speaking with residents.

— An officer responded to a Chestnut Street home at 6:02 p.m. Monday where a female reported a juvenile had stolen her cell phone. The officer responded to the juvenile’s home, where she claimed she destroyed it and threw it away. The officer returned later to speak with the juvenile’s mother and advised them the complaint would be filing a stolen phone report with Salem police.

— Shawn Robert Carna, 50, Pulaski, Pa., was charged with criminal trespassing after an officer responded to a Sleepy Hollow home at 11:33 p.m. Monday where the resident wanted him removed. The officer found Carna drinking beer on the back patio. Carna was uncooperative and approached the officer in an aggressive demeanor, so the officer tased him to get him under control. Carna was evaluated by EMS at the station and found to be okay.

— Shane M. Meade, 41, Ridge Street, Leetonia, was arrested at his home at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday on a warrant out of the sheriff’s office for failure to appear.

Liverpool Township

— A resident of the 800 block of Fifth Avenue requested at 4:45 p.m. July 23 that an officer respond for a neighbor dispute.

— Police were called repeatedly on July 24 to respond to the 1300 block of Clark Street for loud music.

— A complaint was received at 9:57 p.m. July 24 in the 1100 block of Forsyth Place about a dog attacking another dog that was being walked by a 7-year-old boy. The woman said that the neighbor’s dog has been a repeated problem although it doesn’t seem to be people aggressive.

— Tammy Adkins, of Samuel Street, was not cited after a single vehicle accident in the 1800 block of Annesley Road, where she swerved to miss a deer. She had struck the front porch of a nearby residence, though.

— An officer approached a disabled motor vehicle at 4:20 p.m. July 23 in the area of Meredith Street, where two men were working on it in the middle of the roadway near Station Fire Department’s emergency exit. They declined to identify themselves, accusing the officer of harassment — especially after the vehicle’s driver was known to not have a valid driver’s license. The man then began recording his entire interaction on his cell and threatened to file a harassment complaint later, which the officer advised him on how he would do that. FInally the men agreed to push the vehicle to the man’s house in the 1100 block of Anderson Boulevard.


— Police responded at 1:44 a.m. Tuesday to the 900 block of Franklin for a possibly suicidal male. He said he got into an argument with his wife before leaving the house to cool off. He said he doesn’t have suicidal thoughts and police left.

— An officer was flagged down at 12:51 a.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of South Lincoln for damage to the property owner’s door.

— An officer at 12:43 a.m. Tuesday was flagged down by a person on the corner of Lincoln and Pershing who said a vehicle was parked in the library parking lot, 821 E. State St. The man in the vehicle told police he was using the building’s WiFi. He was told to leave.

— A domestic dispute was reported Monday night in the 100 block of West Seventh Street where a juvenile said his grandfather shoved him out of his room and had taken his possessions. He was told his grandfather was allowed to discipline him by taking away luxury items if he wanted, due to him being a juvenile.

— An open garage door was reported at a business in the 400 block of Prospect Street at 10 p.m. Monday. Police checked the interior and secured the door.

— Police were called at 7:28 p.m. Monday to the 500 block of Continental for an emergency medical call. A man’s juvenile daughter called 911 when he was having medical issues. KLG took him to the hospital and the juvenile was picked up by her mother.

— A woman in the 900 block of Prospect Street reported at 7:10 p.m. Monday that her cell phone was stolen over the weekend. She said her cell phone company was able to track the phone to a location outside Salem police jurisdiction and located the person who took the phone. The incident was under investigation.

— A woman reported a suspicious person at 6:26 p.m. Monday in the 2700 block of East State Street, saying a male came up to her vehicle window and asked for help at his trunk. She felt uncomfortable with the male and did not get out of her vehicle. Police checked the area but did not find him.

— Police were called at 3:12 p.m. Monday to Walmart on East State Street for a shoplifter. A woman had admittedly not scanned items and attempted to leave without paying. Once detained by store employees, she made verbal threats and attempted to leave the store again but stopped. She was advised of pending charges and released from the scene. She and a male with her were trespassed from the store.

— Chester Davis, 43, of Main Street, Leetonia, was cited for assured clear distance after an accident with injuries at 3:05 p.m. Monday in the 2500 block of East State Street. Davis was eastbound when he looked down for a second and failed to stop for eastbound traffic which was stopped. His vehicle struck the rear of a vehicle, causing that vehicle to strike the rear of the next vehicle. Two occupants of the vehicle struck by the Davis vehicle were taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown for evaluation. The fire department also responded.

— A suspicious person possibly doing narcotics was reported at 1:22 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of West Pershing Street. The man told police he was ok and was walking home. He was told to remain home for the day.

— Police received a call at 12:50 p.m. Monday from a mother who said her juvenile daughter was seen at Akron Children’s Hospital regarding possible sexual abuse that occurred in the city.

— A person in the 800 block of West State Street reported at 12:21 p.m. Monday that sometime over the weekend, someone took a catalytic converter off of one of his junk vehicles.

Perry Township

— Police at 8:35 p.m. Monday checked the 100 block of Georgetown Road for a 911 hangup call, learning EMS personnel had been contacted for a medical emergency. EMS personnel said no assistance was needed from police.

— Dillon Bickerton, 21, of Salem, was cited for failure to yield after his eastbound vehicle on Benton Road failed to stop at the traffic light and was struck by a northbound vehicle driven by James Faulkner, 29, of Salem, on U.S. Route 62 at 6:10 p.m. Monday. An additional accident was reported at 6:20 p.m. on North Ellsworth at U.S. Route 62, with Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers handling that. Township police provided traffic control once clear of the first accident.

— An 18-year-old man of East Rochester reported at 4:22 p.m. Monday that he was traveling east in the 800 block of Georgetown Road when he had to swerve to miss a black Nissan Altima pulling out of Hickey Metal. He said his vehicle went into a ditch on the south side of the road. He didn’t think there was any damage until he drove the vehicle and got as far as a relative’s home on Elberon. The damage was to the undercarriage.

— A woman in the 1300 block of West State Street reported at 11:28 a.m. Monday that her 12-year-old grandson was being unruly once again and fighting with the neighbor. He allegedly went into the neighbor’s house and was yelling at him. The neighbor told police the boy entered his home uninvited and was yelling at him about his dog.


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