County Sheriff

— The president of the county airport authority board reported July 23 they became aware of a drag-racing event being advertised on Facebook as being held at the airport on Aug. 15-16. The board was not aware of the event, nor would it ever gives its approval. The “Ohio versus The World” event was being cosponsored by D Team Racing and Ohio Grudge Racing. A deputy spoke to one of the sponsors, who said he was told the board had approved use of the airport. After being told otherwise, the event was canceled and removed from social media.

— Deputies were called to a landlord-tenant dispute at a house trailer at 11170 state Route 45, Elkrun Township, at 12:37 p.m. Thursday. The deputy acted as an intermediary but to no avail, so he told the parties this was a civil dispute.

— A caller reported someone was looking in a window in the 12000 block of state Route 164, Wayne Township, at 11:34 p.m. Sunday. Deputies searched the area on foot but did not come across anyone.

— Chad Brewer was taken into custody on an arrest warrant following a traffic stop on Old Route 154, Rogers, at 11:33 a.m. Thursday. Brewer was a passenger, and suspected drug paraphernalia was found under his seat.

— A resident at 32459 Wooddale Drive, Hanover Township, called with a prowler complaint at 9:07 p.m. Tuesday. Deputies checked the area but did not found anyone about.

— A deputy performed a welfare check on state Route 165, Unity Township, at 8:54 a.m. Thursday. The man there said he was fine and was just upset over his health care coverage through the VA.

Highway Patrol

— McKenzie Garrett, 20, Taylor Avenue, New Waterford, was cited for failure to control after she drove off the right side of the road, striking a mail box, ditch and large pile of rocks on Unity Line Road in Unity Township at 5:57 p.m. July 25. She declined treatment from the ambulance crew that was called to the scene. The property owner is Drew Daniels.

— Homer J. Huperich, 78, Slater Road, Salem, ran a stop sign and his vehicle struck a vehicle in the side operated by Nicole Rummel, 38, Lakefront Drive, Beloit. This occurred at the intersection of Slater and Hartley roads in Butler Township at 4:55 p.m. Monday. Huperich was cited for failure to yield the right of way.

— Daniel P. Brown, 42, Union Street, Columbiana, was cited for OVI, failure to control and leaving the scene of an accident after going off the road while driving on Middleton Road in Fairfield Township at 11:50 p.m. Tuesday. Brown reportedly went off the right side of the road and struck a guy wire before going off the left side of the road and striking a fence. He then left the scene, but Columbiana police responding to the incident followed a fluid trail from the scene and saw Brown just as he was pulling in outside his home.


— A woman called to say her daughter had just jumped out of her car because they had been fighting. Police located the woman walking on state Route 164 at 8:45 p.m. Sunday and gave her a ride to the town square while a cab was called.

— Police responded to a noise complaint at 324 E. Washington St. at 1:34 a.m. Tuesday and arrived to hear loud music playing. The resident was told to turn down the music and charges would be filed if they had to return.


— Alexander R. Gonzalez, 28, Cherry Valley Drive, Leetonia, was cited for driving under suspension and open container after a traffic stop in the 700 block of Columbia at 5:42 p.m. Thursday.

Perry Township

— Township officers at 12:08 a.m. Wednesday assisted thesheriff’s office in trying to locate a possible suicidal female whose phone pinged within a 2-mile radius of Berger Electric. Officers were told she may have been picked up or was walking on the road on Salem Alliance Road, but she was not located.

— Possible illegal dumping was reported at 2:38 p.m. Tuesday on Pidgeon Road at Newgarden. Police learned the property owner gave permission for the brush to be placed on her property.


— An officer at 9:08 a.m. Thursday saw recent graffiti under the bridge on West State Street. The graffiti was photographed and traffic & safety personnel notified to .

— An officer at 3:38 a.m. Thursday noticed money lsying in the intersection of State and Lincoln, recovered the money and placed it in lost and found.

— A domestic dispute was reported at 1:51 a.m. Thursday in the 1400 block of Ridgewood Drive. Both parties were separated and police learned the initial incident occurred on Monday. Officers learned the person had been assaulted by their spouse on two separate occasions, however the victim did not want to pursue criminal charges. The alleged suspect was contacted via phone. The case is under investigation and will be sent to the prosecutor for review.

— Police were called at 11:06 p.m. Wednesday to the 900 block of East Fifth Street to assist fire department first responders and KLG on a medical call. While en route, police were told the patient had been laughing uncontrollably and was acting abnormal. Officers spoke to the person, who had calmed down and said he was using alcoholic beverages earlier in the day. The person appeared normal and signed a refusal for medical treatment.

— Police responded at 9:47 p.m. Wednesday to the 100 block of North Broadway for a menacing complaint. A man told police he was using the ATM at the bank, the ATM ate his money and he was trying to find a number he could contact to resolve the issue when an unidentified male in the vehicle behind him allegedly got irritated with him. The man said the male approached his vehicle while wielding a baseball bat and threatened to kill him while striking the cement barrier around the ATM and demanding he exit his vehicle. The man provided police with a plate number and accurate description of the vehicle and the identity of the suspect was determined. A witness corroborated the man’s account of what happened. Statements were gathered and the suspect was contacted and asked to provide a statement.

— An officer was flagged down at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday by an anonymous person who said a man was pouring gasoline in the area of North Lincoln and East Fourth Street and lighting items on fire. Police located the man in the 600 block of East Fourth Street dumping water on what appeared to be freshly burnt weeds on fire in an attempt to kill them while using gasoline as an accelerant. The man was warned and told to use weed killer in the future. He was saturating the gasoline using a watering can.

— Officers were dispatched at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday to the duck pond area at Waterworth Memorial Park where a caller reported two people using marijuana in a green Ford Explorer in the parking lot. The male and female occupants denied the allegation but the odor of marijuana was observed coming from inside the vehicle. Marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia were both located and seized and both occupants were cited. Tara White, 24, of Youngstown, and Eddie Solivan, 38, of Jennings Avenue, were each charged with possession of marijuana.

— Police were called at 4:39 p.m. Wednesday to the 500 block of Pershing for a possible juvenile abuse complaint. Officers met with a Children Services worker who said it was just learned the child was at another location outside the city.

— Bradley Bowlin, 39, of North Ellsworth Avenue, was cited for driving under suspension after a traffic stop at 3:15 p.m. Thursday. Nothing illegal was found during a consented search of the vehicle.

— A runaway juvenile who possibly walked away from home was reported at 1:59 p.m. Wednesday in the 800 block of West Wilson Street. The juvenile was found hiding in a play set and never left the property.

— Police responded at 1:43 p.m. Wednesday to the 100 block of Cleveland Street for a dispute between two sisters. A woman said her adult daughters were arguing over finding their items in each other’s rooms. One accused the other of stealing her hair straightener after it was found in the other sister’s room. The other sister accused her sister of stealing her phone and was told to look on her bed, where it was found. They were told to stay away from each other now that they have their property back.

— Police responded at 1:29 p.m. Wednesday to East Pershing and Park for some reported spilled milk jugs. Gallon jugs were located that had either been moved to the sidewalk or run over. The street department was contacted to have the gallon jugs removed.

— A man on Fair Avenue reported at 12:23 p.m. Wednesday that someone cut the cable line from his residence. He wanted it documented for the cable company.

— Police at 10:31 a.m. Wednesday assisted the sheriff’s office in the 600 block of Olive with the serving of an active arrest warrant. A female was taken into custody by a deputy.

— Suspicious objects reported at 9:17 p.m. Thursday at Southeast Boulevard and East Pershing turned out to be two very spoiled gallons of milk. Police cleaned up and disposed of the gallons of milk.

— A runaway/missing juvenile was reported at 2:46 p.m. Thursday from the 1100 block of East State Street where a woman said one of her foster kids ran away after being confronted about some issues. She was last seen wearing gray leggings, a white T-shirt and pink head wrap.

— A clerk at Smith Oil on East State Street reported at 1:02 p.m. Thursday that someone in a blue Jeep Cherokee left without paying for $17.62 worth of gas.

— The owner of a business in the 500 block of East Second Street reported at 10:28 a.m. Thursday that he got a fake $20 bill from a customer who purchased $11 worth of food, but police took the bill to the bank and learned it was real and was not counterfeit. The bill was returned to the business owner.

— John Seddon IV, 35, of 913 Barclay Ave., was charged with disorderly conduct persisting and taken to the Columbiana County jail after police were called to his neighborhood for a noise complaint at 8:39 p.m. Thursday involving extremely loud music. A man later identified as Seddon refused to turn the music down at first despite it being heard well beyond 80 feet from the source in violation of the city noise ordinance. The report said he reluctantly turned down the music and was warned any further complaints would result in charges. Not even an hour later, officers responded back to the residence for another complaint about excessively loud music. Officers could hear the music down the street at the next intersection and arrested Seddon. While en route to the jail, he allegedly became irate and began smacking his head off of the divider between the front and back seats, causing a laceration near his right eye that was bleeding. He was taken to the hospital and once he was released, he was transported to jail.

— Charles McCamon, 38, of 7443 Spillway Road, Lisbon, was taken into custody on an active warrant for burglary after a traffic stop at 8:24 p.m. Thursday on Dodge Drive near West Pershing. McCamon was a passenger in the vehicle. The driver, Homer Carnes Jr., 40, of state Route 154, Lisbon, was cited for driving under suspension and fictional plates. During a search of the vehicle, a suspected methamphetamine pipe was located. The vehicle was towed.

Fire Calls


— Fire and police personnel were called to a vehicle fire at 7:22 p.m. Wednesday at East Pershing and Fair. The fire was out upon arrival and it was learned a broken transmission line and fluid was causing smoke to come off of the hot engine. No fire was present.


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