Highway Patrol

— Christina R. Pease, 35, of East Liverpool, was arrested for OVI and driving on the wrong side of the roadway when she struck the side of Timothy R. Cox, 24, of West Virginia, on U.S. 30 in Liverpool Township at 12:30 a.m. Sunday. Pease was allegedly traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes of the highway. After striking Cox, she continued to drive in the wrong lanes and left the scene of the accident. She was eventually stopped by Saint Clair Township police officers before being arrested and transported to the Ohio State Highway Patrol Lisbon Post where she submitted a .193 BAC from a breath test.

— Adam C. Lydic, 25, Salem, was arrested for OVI and failure to control when he drove off the side of Woodsdale Road in Butler Township before striking a fence and overturning at 11:30 p.m. Sunday.

— Brian M. Kuch, 51, of Michigan, collided with a deer on state Route 11 in Fairfield Township at 6:15 a.m. Tuesday.

— Melissa D. Staats, 35, Massillon, was cited for failure to yield from a private driveway when she backed into a semi that was driven by Donald Toalston, 61, of Kensington, on U.S. 30 in West Township at 1:40 p.m. Sept. 30 .


— John Swagger Jr., 28, was arrested on an outstanding warrant from the sheriff’s department following a traffic stop on state Route 7 at 11:39 a.m. Tuesday.

— Police took a report after a witness reported a man going to his house after being served with a protection order and ordered not to be there at 1:02 p.m. Tuesday. The matter is under investigation.

— A man reported a fraudulent purchase from his bank account at 4:37 p.m. Tuesday.

— Officers assisted the Leetonia Police Department at 7:37 p.m. Tuesday.

East Palestine

— An officer responded to East Main Street for a landlord-tenant dispute at 1:24 p.m. Tuesday. The officer spoke with both parties, and the issue was solved.

— An East Palestine administrator reported to the school resource officer that he received an anonymous complaint regarding a six-year-old child living in the district that wasn’t attending school at 9:59 a.m. Monday.

— A dispatcher noticed a red stroller abandoned in the city park at 9:47 a.m. Monday.

— An officer was called to a Pine Tree Circle residence on the report of a disturbance involving a woman who wanted a man to be removed at 5:45 p.m. Sunday.

— A West Main Street resident reported that she was a victim of identity theft at 3:39 p.m. Saturday. The resident said that an unknown person opened a Home Depot credit card account in her name and made a purchase of over $1,000. A report was completed.


— Officers responded to a dispute in the 400 block of Continental Drive at 5:57 a.m. Tuesday and spoke with the two individuals involved, finding they were both intoxicated and verbally fighting about previous relationships. They were advised to separate for a while.

— Officers responded to a 300 block West Seventh Street home at 8:19 a.m. Tuesday for a well-being check and spoke about the issue with the parents who called.

— Eileen L. Steed, 45, Valley Road, Salem, was charged with theft after officers responded to a 2800 block East State Street business at 11:39 a.m. Tuesday where the loss prevention specialist reported she had stolen approximately $300 in merchandise over several months.

— Officers responded to an 800 block Pennsylvania Avenue business at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday to check the well-being of a worker outside the facility. After speaking with the individual, officers called for medical personnel who transported him to the Salem hospital.

— Officers responded to the 800 block of Franklin Avenue at 2:46 p.m. Tuesday in reference to possible gunshots, but could not locate any disturbance.

— Jason Costlow, 38, Rome, Ohio, was arrested on an active warrant out of Columbiana County after an officer responded to the 700 block of East State Street at 4:20 p.m. Tuesday to follow up on an investigation.

— Officers responded to the area of Filbert Avenue and East Wilson Street at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a damaged telephone pole and found slight damage to the lower part. Ohio Edison was notified of the issue.

— Officers responded to the 100 block of West Fourth Street at 6:03 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a neighbor dispute in which a resident reported his neighbor had gifted him snake and now wanted it back. The neighbor said he had given the snake to the complainant to watch. The complainant gave the snake back to the neighbor.

— Officers responded to a 500 block Aetna Street home at 6:56 p.m. Tuesday where a resident reported an unknown person had taken Halloween decorations from her property. Officers found the person who said the decorations were thrown in the yard next to the complainant’s. The person returned the property and was told not to return.

— Daniel A. Kaiser, 24, East Sixth Street, Salem, was charged with OVI and unsafe vehicle following a traffic stop in the 100 block of South Ellsworth Avenue at 10:33 p.m. Tuesday in which he was driving on the rim of his vehicle.

— An officer spoke with a juvenile and her mother in the 2300 block of East State Street at 11 p.m. Tuesday regarding threats made toward the juvenile while she was work. The officer said the manager would be contacted about the issue and advised them to also contact corporate.

Perry Township

— A 900 block Georgetown Road resident reported at 11:09 a.m. Tuesday someone overnight had taken her vehicle, which had been parked with the keys in it in her garage.

— A South Lincoln Avenue resident reported at 11:55 a.m. Tuesday money had been removed from her banking account without her permission. An investigation revealed the resident’s 17-year-old daughter had ordered items online without telling her mother.

— An officer responded to the area of Goshen Road near Beechwood Road at 5:31 p.m. Tuesday in reference to an injured deer. The officer located the deer lying in the ditch and dispatched it.

— An officer responded to the South Lincoln Avenue railroad crossing at 6:59 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a male sitting in the middle of the tracks. The office was unable to find anyone in the area.

— An officer responded to a 400 block Benton Road home at 8:35 p.m. Tuesday to contact a male individual for Leetonia police. The officer could not make contact and the person inside the home would not answer the door.

Goshen Police District

— Gregory Dean John Curtis, 22, Franklin Avenue, Salem, was cited for failure to control and leaving the scene of a crash following a one-vehicle crash on state Route 14 at Pine Lake Road at 12:47 a.m. Sept. 19 in which he was southbound and lost control of his vehicle, traveling off the east side of the roadway. A friend of Curtis was on scene and reported Curtis had been drinking when he crashed the vehicle and left the scene in his girlfriend’s vehicle.

— Anna Elizabeth Fye, 17, Pine Lake Road, Beloit, was cited for failure to yield the right of way at a stop sign following a three-vehicle crash at state routes 14 and 165 at 1:59 p.m. Sept. 19 in which she was westbound and pulled from the stop sign, striking a northwestbound vehicle driven by James E. Snyder Jr., 26, West Pine Lake Road, Salem, spinning it into a southeastbound vehicle driven by Cheryl L. Dailey, 56, Ravenna. Fye was transported by Damascus EMS to the Salem hospital with suspected minor injuries. The other two drivers were treated on scene.

— Stephen Earle Fletcher, 76, Minerva, was cited for failure to obey a traffic signal following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of U.S. Route 62, Western Reserve Road and Lisbon Road at 3:27 p.m. Sept. 23 in which he was southboud and failed to stop for the stop sign, striking a northbound vehicle driven by Taylor M. Morrison, 20, Lisbon Road, Salem, who wsa making a left turn. Morrison suffered possible minor injuries but was not transported by EMS to a hospital.

— Peter R. Andrews III, 64, Baden, Pa., was cited for failure to obey a traffic signal following a two-vehicle crash at Washingtonville and Calla roads at 12:15 p.m. Sept. 26 in which he was westbound and failed to stop at the stop sign, striking a northbound vehicle driven by Katie Lyn Maillis, 34, Boardman. Maillis and her passengers, a 37-year-old male and two small juveniles, were transported by Green Township EMS to St. Elizabeth’s in Boardman with varying degree of injuries. Andrews and his passenger were treated on scene.

East Liverpool

— Leozie Pearson III, no address listed, was cited at 3:08 p.m. for driving under suspension and turn signal violations in the first block of Lincoln Avenue.

— Michael Labi, no address listed, was cited at 12:48 p.m. Friday in the first block of West Fourth Street for driving under FRA suspension.

— Heritage Thermal Services reported at 1:04 p.m. Friday that they never received a computer from Fedex that allegedly was delivered.ß– An officer was allegedly on patrol when he observed possible drug activity at 10:28 a.m Friday in the first block of West Eighth Street near Dresden. After stopping the vehicle for a traffic violation, it was searched and no contraband was found.

— A home in the 700 block of Cadmus Street reported to have the front door kicked in. Nothing appeared disturbed when investigated at 12:44 p.m. Friday.

— A mother in the 900 block of Avondale Street reported at 6:10 p.m. Friday that she had been having issues with her neighbor and his children.

— A woman reported at 9:46 p.m. Friday that police check on a woman yelling at her kids as she seemed off. The manager of Dollar General, where the incident happened, didn’t see anything.

— Officers observed two males on dirt bikes and four-wheelers operating the vehicles east on Michigan Avenue toward S.H. Bell around 5:36 p.m. Tuesday. After stopped after repeated warnings, the vehicles were towed.

— An individual soliciting electric customers was reported at 11:42 a.m. Friday in an apartment complex in the 100 block of Wilbert Avenue, after refusing to leave when asked by the manager..

— Officers responded at 5:56 p.m. Friday to the 300 block of Grant Street to a woman passed out in a vehicle. She explained that she was very tired and had pulled over to sleep a bit as she had come to town to visit her sister. FIeld sobriety tests were administered, which she easily passed.

— A woman reported at 8:57 p.m. Saturday in the first block of Dresden Avenue that an intoxicated male,who was stumbling in the roadway, hit a street sign and was pounded on the door of a nearby door. No contact could be made with the subject.

— Rachel M. Albrecht, no address listed, was arrested at 5:56 a.m. Saturday in the 1100 block of Ohio Avenue, after assaulting another female. The exact charge wasn’t named in the report.

— An uncharged suspect was observed removing the license plate from a female vehicle owner sometime before 10:53 a.m. Saturday in the 1900 block of Harvey Avenue.

— Matthew R. Young, no address listed, was served at 7:10 p.m. Saturday in the first block of West Sixth Street with warrants, after receiving a tip of his whereabouts. An allegedly glass methamphetamine pipe will be sent out for testing and his $2,000 cash was confiscated due to the trafficking indictment.

— A caller reported at 5 a.m. Friday in the first block of Ambrose Avenue that an unoccupied parked vehicle had been struck.

— A female victim reported at 2:37 p.m. Friday in the East Liverpool City Hospital parking lot that someone had stole her wallet from inside her vehicle, while she was getting x-rays done.

— Dispatchers received a call at 1:01 p.m. Friday, alleging someone was going around the first block of Blakely flashing a badge and asking how many residents live there.

— Officers were sent to Marathon Gas Station in the 2600 block of St. Clair Avenue, where a woman was alleging that she was having an allergic reaction to a drink that she had bought at 9:02 p.m. She also stated that she was upset about various things and was wearing her shirt backwards as she rambled. When ASI ambulance responded to the scene, she signed a refusal and was transported back home.

— A male subject was reported at 12:18 p.m. Friday in the 900 block of Ohio Avenue “tripping out.” A responding officer noted that he seemed in a better condition than normally, and the caller likely saw him yelling at a female subject trying to get a ride. He was transported to Wellsville by a cab.


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