County Sheriff

— The owner of Econo Space on North Market Street, Unity Township, reported Oct. 6 two people were trespassing. An arrest warrant for criminal trespassing was issued for Robert R. Campbell of Negley.

— Deputies were called to a domestic dispute between two women on Oakdale Avenue, Yellow Creek Township, at 12:38 p.m. Saturday. Neither wished to file charges.

— Jay S. Bishop reported Oct. 7 two 30-gallon propane tanks were stolen from his camp site on Case Road, Beloit.

— The highway patrol requested help in looking for a man and woman who fled following a traffic stop on state Route 558, Salem Township, at 12:13 a.m. Sunday. The deputies searched the area but did not find the suspects.

— William Smith, Mahoning Avenue, Knox Township, reported his car alarm went off at 4:46 a.m. Saturday. Deputies checked the area but did not find anyone about.

— Deputies responded to a reported assault on Whipporwill Avenue, Hanover Township, at 2:17 a.m. Sunday.

— A caller reported people were screaming on Rose Drive, Center Township, at 2:25 a.m. Sunday. It turned out to be a man and his nephew practicing their karate moves.

Highway Patrol

— Kevin Ours, 53, East Liverpool, was cited for assured clear distance and distracted driving when she struck the rear of Ernest Grogg, 77, of Minerva, while traveling on state Route 7 in Fairfield Township at 3:50 p.m. Monday. Ours admitted to looking down at a text message while driving.

— Wayne A. Brenner, 54, of Hanoverton, was cited for failure to control, OVI, driving under suspension and a seat belt violation when he drove off the side of U.S. 30 in Hanover Township and struck a utility pole at 8:17 p.m. Friday.

— Hunter L. Corbett, 52, of Uhrichsville, was cited for failure to control and OVI second offense when he drove off the side of Homeworth Road in Knox Township and struck a traffic sign at 5:37 p.m. Saturday.


— Police were called to a domestic dispute at Greentree Place at noon Tuesday. No arrests resulted.

— Police responded to a domestic dispute in the BP parking lot at 3 a.m. Monday. The wife said her husband was trying to kiss and touch her while she was driving and she became annoyed and pulled over. To defuse the situation, her husband got a ride home from his sister-in-law.


— A man stopped in a stolen vehicle on East State Street Monday is facing multiple charges James Hiles, 29, of Cleveland, was charged with receiving stolen property, a fourth-degree felony, and misdemeanor charges of obstructing official business, falsification, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of drug abuse instruments. An officer on patrol at 5:43 p.m. Monday located a stolen vehicle traveling on East State near Cunningham Road and initiated a traffic stop in the parking lot of Subway on East State. Hiles gave a false name which was found out later after he had been taken to jail.

— A man from the 600 block of Woodland reported at 11:50 p.m. Monday that his girlfriend had been drinking and possibly took some pills. She wasn’t at the residence, but police located her and summoned first responders. She was voluntarily transported to Salem Regional Medical Center by EMT ambulance.

— Police were called at 10:37 p.m. Monday to the area of East Third Street for loud yelling coming from a residence. Officers found juveniles arguing with each other, learning the disagreement was verbal only, with nothing physical occurring. All were calm before officers left.

— A female was reported standing in the middle of the street at East State and Rose at 10:06 p.m. Monday, but was not found.

— Police at 9:57 p.m. Monday responded to a domestic in progress at Sunny’s, 789 W. State St., where a female attempted to attack a male with a blunt object, however officers were able to disarm her. She ultimately resisted arrest but was eventually secured after a brief struggle. Fire department first responders and KLG responded for an unknown medical problem the female was having and she was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center. After an investigation, it appeared both parties were violent toward one another. The male half, Jun Song Chen, 48, of 789 W. State St., was taken into custody and charged with domestic violence. The report said the female will be charged at a later date.

— Keriann Little, 44, of 1013 Jones Drive, was charged with theft and taken to the Columbiana County jail after police were called to Walmart on East State at 5:52 p.m. Monday for a shoplifter. The report said a female went through the self checkout and failed to scan $121.31 worth of merchandise and left without paying.

— Lori Arnold, 41, of 14810 Country Club Lane, was charged with theft and taken to the Columbiana County jail after police were called to Walmart on East State at 3:19 p.m. Monday for a shoplifter. The report said she failed to scan $100.78 worth of merchandise at the self checkout and left without paying.

— Salem Housing requested officers stand by in the 200 block of Ohio at 2:36 p.m. Monday while a vehicle was towed for violating the city’s junk vehicle ordinance. The vehicle was towed without incident.

— The school resource officer was notified at 11:14 a.m. Monday by a school guidance counselor about an issue with a student. The incident will be looked into and all proper agencies were notified.

— An adult female returned home Monday night after being reported missing at 11:12 a.m. Monday. Her mother had reported not being able to contact her adult daughter since Saturday. She said her daughter told her she was going to the library but never returned home and police found her daughter’s bicycle still at the library. Her daughter had contacted her later on Saturday, but the mother said her message and actions were not normal behavior. She had not taken her medication with her and all of her other belongings were at the residence.

— The landlord of a North Ellsworth Avenue property reported at 11:05 a.m. Monday that she recently had a tenant move out of an apartment and take some items that belonged to her. She said she gave the tenant ample time to either return the items or pay her back for them. The incident is under investigation.

— Dogs were reported at large in the 300 to 400 block of Ohio Avenue at 10:48 a.m. Monday. Officers did not see dogs out but saw an open door at a residence where neighbors indicated the dogs had gone. Officers spoke with the resident who said her dogs fit the description but denied they left the property. Both dogs were inside and the dog at large ordinance was explained.

— Officers responded to the 500 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 10:19 a.m. Monday for a suicidal male, but made no contact after checking the residence. They learned the male was in Stark County.

— No citations were issued after officers were unable to determine fault in a two-vehicle accident that occurred at 6:40 a.m. Monday at North Ellsworth and East Fourth. One vehicle was southbound on North Ellsworth when a vehicle stopped at the stop sign on Fourth and entered the intersection, with the two vehicles colliding. Both vehicles were towed. The driver of the vehicle on Fourth was taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital for treatment of injuries.

— Officers at 1:14 a.m. Monday saw a suspicious vehicle at the storage units on Elm Avenue, but then left when everything appeared normal.


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