County Sheriff’s

— A woman reported that a man has been using her address for his mailing address at 4:16 p.m. Wednesday. She said that he went to the post office and had them hold all mail with the woman’s address on it. He also got a new driver’s license from the BMV with her address on it. The woman advised that she does not know who the man is and that he has never lived at the residence. The BMV and post office advised her to make a report with the sheriff’s office.

— Deputies were dispatched to a residence on Hibbetts Mill Road to a third party report of a domestic dispute at 10:06 p.m. Wednesday. Upon arrival at the residence, deputies did not locate anyone on the property.

— A man reported that he had lent his vehicle to a friend, who was arrested the other day, and his vehicle was towed to Leetonia at 11:57 p.m. Thursday. The man said he picked up his car but didn’t notice that the license plates were not his. He said that he didn’t know who took the license plates off his vehicle. A stolen license plate report was signed by the man, and the plates were entered as stolen.

Highway Patrol

— Jose J. Gonzalez, 34, of Youngstown, was cited for OVI, failure to control, hit-skip, and operating a vehicle without a valid license when he drove off the right side of state Route 154 in Middleton Township and struck a fence before leaving the scene at 8:53 p.m. July 31. After being located in a private driveway in Negley, it was determined that Gonzalez was impaired, as he allegedly had glossy eyes, a strong odor of alcohol and two cans of open beer in the car.


— A wallet with a license and library card were recovered in the park at 6:16 p.m. Thursday. An officer returned the wallet to the owner.

Salem Township

— A resident of state Route 45, Lisbon, reported Friday afternoon when he went to visit someone on Fox Den Drive, a resident yelled at him, acted like he was going to pull a gun on him and made comments about him not returning to the property. The section of Fox Den was recently vacated and the man was unaware of that. The matter is under investigation.


— A man in the 200 block of West Wilson Avenue reported at 10:07 p.m. Thursday that his neighbor continued to walk on his property after he told her not to. An officer spoke to the female who said she would stay off the property.

— A man at 7:59 p.m. Thursday reported a possible scam/fraud case. He said he’s a delivery driver for Door Dash and someone else has been using his account and conducting deliveries and taking payments. He wanted a complaint on file for his dispute with the company.

— Police responded at 8:54 p.m. Thursday to the 500 block of Cedar Street for a neighbor dispute. A man said his neighbor accused him of moving a divided fence and she had been hostile with him recently. Officers spoke with the female who said she was annoyed with some of his behaviors. Both were told to be civil and call police if more issues arise.

— Police responded at 7:24 p.m. Thursday to West Pershing Street near the railroad tracks for an intoxicated female who was found stumbling down the sidewalk. Officers had the female sit down to avoid falling. She had no property on her and was not able to provide officers with a phone number for family to pick her up. She was given a courtesy ride to her residence on West Sixth Street and given a warning for disorderly conduct/intoxication and told to stay home for the evening. She had lost her keys, so the fire department was called to assist with gaining entry into the home.

— Officers, along with fire department first responders and EMT ambulance, responded at 7:20 p.m. Thursday to the 1000 block of North Ellsworth Avenue where the caller said a male had fallen and was not acting right. The male was assessed and taken to Salem Regional Medical Center for further evaluation.

— Devon Hall, 21, of Columbiana, was cited for a red light violation after his eastbound vehicle on East State went through the red light at Cunningham Road, striking a vehicle in the left turning lane on Cunningham to head west on State at 6:19 p.m. Thursday. The other vehicle was driven by Brent Yokley, 48, of Salem. A passenger, Rachel Yokley, 49, was taken to St. Elizabeth’s for injuries. Two juvenile passengers, ages 15 and 8, weren’t injured.

— A caller in the 600 block of Olive Street reported at 2:44 p.m. Thursday that unknown juveniles were playing in the gravel piles, showing officers a video of the juveniles. Officers will attempt to identify the juveniles so they can be warned about the dangers of their actions.

— Tamra Moore, 18, of Lisbon, was cited for assured clear distance after her southbound vehicle on South Lincoln struck the rear of a vehicle driven by John Kittel, 58, of Salem, who was stopped for a red light at 2:34 p.m. Thursday.

— A woman came to the police station at 5:22 p.m. Wednesday regarding questions on the status of two people she alleged were sex offenders and started a business in the city. She had concerns on whether they were allowed to do that. Officers obtained information and the situation was under investigation.

— An officer at 4:53 p.m. Thursday was flagged down in the 200 block of South Broadway by a male who said he found a black camera case with drug paraphernalia inside. The items were brought back to the station .

— An abandoned vehicle was reported blocking the road in the 300 block of East Fifth Street at 4:06 p.m. Thursday. Police located the vehicle parked in a private lot and saw no violations.

— A caller from Newgarden Avenue at 3:29 p.m. Thursday reported a woman walked by and dropped a syringe in her trash can. An officer recovered the syringe and talked with a neighbor who said the person left the area.


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