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— A horse trailer was reported stolen from Pennsylvania and authorities there heard the suspect and the trailer were possibly at an East Liverpool Road, Madison Township address at 8:56 a.m. Wednesday. Deputies found the trailer along with many other pieces of equipment and recreational vehicles. The trailer was blocked in by a combination of vehicles and objects, including four waverunners, two pallets of large rocks and a Kubota skidloader. Baker Towing was contacted to help pull the trailer out backwards without damaging it. The man, John Vidivich, appeared as a fugitive from justice in county Municipal Court on Friday.

East Palestine

— A caller reported someone was driving around smashing mail boxes on Carbon Hill Road at 9:06 p.m. Wednesday.

— An East North Avenue woman reported at 11 a.m. Thursday her 14-year-old daughter left at 9 p.m. the day before and had yet to return.

— An official at T & M Hardware reported at 12:29 p.m. Thursday someone just shoplifted from the store.

— Brian K. Mills reported his 2001 Mercury was stolen sometime Thursday while parked at a North Walnut Street residence.

— A syringe was found in an alley near 103 E. Main St. on Thursday.

Leetonia

— An officer responded to the Tipsy Cow at 5:49 p.m. Wednesday in reference to medical issue and found a woman having a seizure. The officer stood by until EMS arrived.

— An officer responded to the 300 block of Somer Street at 5:16 p.m. Thursday where a resident reported her daughter was riding her bicycle when a man wearing a tye-dye shirt and bandana followed her and her friend on roller skates with a knife in his hand. The resident said she believed the man to live in the 300 block of Waddell Street. The officer spoke with the suspect who was not wearing the described clothing and he said he had been at home all day.

— An officer responded to the 300 block of Main Street at 10:23 p.m. Thursday in reference to a suspicious vehicle that was parked behind a business with someone in it for over an hour. The officer spoke with the occupant who said he was waiting for a ride. He showed no signs of impairment and an employee at a nearby business confirmed she was taking him home when she got off work.

— An officer responded to the 300 block of Somer Street at 7:40 p.m. Thursday where a resident reported her neighbor was running his air compressor again. The officer spoke with the neighbor who said he was using the air compressor to paint in his garage. The officer detected the smell of fresh paint and reminded the neighbor of the noise ordinance times.

Salem

— A domestic dispute was reported at 2 a.m. Friday in the 600 block of East Ninth Street. Officers spoke with both people involved, who said no physical violence occurred. The incident was verbal only.

— A 911 hangup call was reported at 1:30 a.m. Friday in the 800 block of East School Street. Officers were unable to make contact with the caller.

— An officer was flagged down at 11:43 p.m. Thursday on North Ellsworth Avenue regarding a female juvenile walking around in the area. She was not found.

— A vehicle was found parked at Waterworth Memorial Park on Superior after hours at 10:10 p.m. Thursday. Police made contact with a couple of people and told them park hours and sent them on their way.

— Police at 9:39 p.m. Thursday checked a residence in the 700 block of West Perry Street for suspicious activity. Nothing was found and the residence was secure.

— A man from Salem Grange Road came to the station at 8:08 p.m. Thursday to report a possible scam at Home Depot. He said he used a gift card for merchandise but later received a bill for the item. Then he said his credit card was charged over $1,000. He was told the issue needed to be disputed with the credit card company, but a report would be made.

— Police responded at 7:39 p.m. Thursday to the 600 block of East State Street for a report of a male open carrying a firearm while drinking. Contact was made with the male who was escorted out of the establishment. The firearm was recovered and cleared while officers spoke with the male. Proper firearm laws were explained and what not to do if consuming alcohol. The firearm and magazine were separated and placed in the vehicle.

— Harold Bell Jr., 57, of Granite Street, was cited for driving under suspension and his passenger, Ashley House, 32, of 7331 Hilltop Drive, Lisbon, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop at 7:23 p.m. Thursday in the 700 block of West State Street. K-9 Simon indicated to the presence of a narcotic odor. Contraband was found and the passenger House was arrested and taken directly to jail. The vehicle was towed.

— A solicitor was reported at 7:04 p.m. Thursday in the 1200 block of Southeast Boulevard, but was not found.

— A caller at 6:37 p.m. Thursday reported two juveniles inside the shed behind the dog park at Waterworth Memorial Park off of Sunset. Officers spoke with the juveniles and told them to stop their actions, sending them on their way.

— Police responded at 2:51 p.m. Thursday to the 300 block of West Eighth Street for a report of a man with a handgun who allegedly shot the ground twice and left the area. Officers talked to him after he returned and found no evidence or proof of what was alleged.

— A resident in the 1200 block of Third Street reported possible fraud at 1:48 p.m. Thursday.

— Loud music was reported at 12:08 p.m. Thursday on Continental Drive, where a resident agreed to turn it down.

— An officer at 7:55 a.m. Thursday saw grass clippings blown into the street in the 700 block of East State Street. The officer made contact with a man mowing another lawn and he said he mowed the grass in question. He was told about the city ordinance and to remove the debris. He apologized and cleaned up the clippings.

— A resident on Fair Avenue called at 7:38 a.m. Thursday to report several unusual transactions on their bank account. They had already contacted their bank and needed a police report on file.

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