County Sheriff

— Deputies assisted others at a state Route 39 address at 11:23 p.m. Tuesday, where a man was threatening to cause serious physical harm to himself. He was transported by EMS for evaluation.

Highway Patrol

— James M. Phipps, 45, Irondale, was cited for failure to control, a seatbelt violation and driving under OVI suspension when he drove off the side of state Route 39 in Yellow Creek Township at 10:19 p.m. Tuesday.

— Mark E. Harding, 53, of Fairfield, was cited for a right of way violation while making a left turn into a private drive when he was struck by Samantha A. Woods, 19, of East Palestine, who was traveling on Middleton Road in Fairfield Township at 5:24 p.m. Oct. 16.

— James D. Grossman, 32, of Minerva, was cited for failure to yield at a stop sign when he struck Albert Grundy, 51, of Canton, at the intersection of Homeworth Road and Buck Road in Knox Township at 3:35 p.m. Monday.

— Richard B. Crawford, 63, of Irondale, was cited for failure to control when he drove off the side of Steubenville Pike Road in Yellow Creek Township at 6:45 p.m. Oct. 16.

— Kaden J. Dellapenna, 18, of East Liverpool, was cited for failure to stop at a stop sign when he collided with Diana Foresha, 43, of West Virginia, at the intersection of state Route 7 and the exit and entrance ramps of U.S. 30 in Madison Township at 6:01 p.m. Sunday.

— Kimberly S. Boston, 56, of Salineville, was cited for failure to control when she lost control of a Southern Local Schools bus and struck a bridge rail on Bolivar Road in Yellow Creek Township at 2:45 p.m. Oct. 14. Southern Superintendent Tom Cunningham said that no students were injured, and all of the parents were notified.


— An officer responded to a 400 block Somer Street home at 11:26 p.m. Tuesday where the resident reported her live-in boyfriend had threatened to destroy her belongings following an argument. Both stated nothing physical occurred. An officer returned at 1:55 a.m. the same night where they were arguing about the title to a van. They were advised to note what each other owns and to contact an attorney. They were warned they would be charged if an officer returned that night.

— An officer responded to a 400 block Somer Street home at 8:32 p.m. Wednesday in reference to a domestic dispute in which the female resident said she broke up with her boyfriend, who also resides at the home, and she wanted him to leave. The boyfriend said he wanted her to leave following an argument. They were advised it is a civil matter and to contact their landlord.


— An anonymous caller at 4:34 a.m. Thursday reported hearing a possible gunshot coming from the Washington Avenue/Woodland Avenue area. Nothing was found.

— A woman on Cherry Street reported at 4:29 a.m. Thursday that an unknown person was in her basement and fled. She further said the person more than likely was there to see one of her granddaughters, who are in the basement. The male was not located.

— Police responded to the Perry Township police department at 3:48 a.m. Thursday regarding an assault. A woman had walked to the township office after being assaulted by an ex-boyfriend at a residence in the 1700 block of North Ellsworth Avenue. She had lacerations to the side of her face, but refused medical treatment. She was taken to the Salem police station where a ride to Washingtonville was arranged for her. She didn’t want to pursue anything.

— A woman in the 700 block of North Lincoln Avenue reported at 8:47 p.m. Wednesday that someone entered the detached room on her back deck of her residence. She has a camera in the room and someone took the SD card out and turned the power strip off. A shed was also entered but nothing was reported missing.

— Police were asked at 8:42 p.m. Wednesday to check on a male in an apartment in the 400 block of Continental. A woman said she and her boyfriend got into an argument over the phone and he got into a rage before ending the call. He said everything was ok.

— A possible intoxicated person was reported at 8:35 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of South Ellsworth Avenue, but was not found.

— Melinda Hutton, 50, of North Lincoln Avenue, was cited for assured clear distance after her northbound vehicle failed to stop before hitting the rear of another northbound vehicle driven by Joseph Watson, 52, of Aetna Street, who was stopping at a traffic light on South Lincoln Avenue at 8:24 p.m. Wednesday. Both vehicles sustained minor damage. No injuries were reported.

— A caller in the 1000 block of Cleveland Street reported at 8:19 p.m. Wednesday that her ex-husband showed up and she wanted him to leave. He said he only wanted to talk with her regarding their children. He was told to leave.

— A mentally disturbed person was reported at 8:19 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of Vine Avenue. The caller gave a description of the male and advised that homicidal comments were made. Officers located the male who appeared to be in crisis. Fire department first responders and EMT arrived and he was taken to Alliance Community Hospital where he was pink-slipped and ordered evaluated.

— A motorcycle accident with possible injury was reported at 7:21 p.m. Wednesday on Railroad Street where a caller said the motorcycle was laying in the road and the rider was attempting to pick it up. No accident was located.

— A vehicle was reported blocking a man’s garage on East Sixth Street at 7:12 p.m. Wednesday. The owner was located and the vehicle was moved.

— A woman reported at 6:14 p.m. Wednesday that a shopping cart was pushed into her vehicle in the Walmart parking lot. She said she was advised by a co-worker who was notified by a witness.

— A 911 hangup call was reported at 6:08 p.m. Wednesday in the 2800 block of East State Street. Everything was found normal.

— A verbal dispute was reported at 11:57 a.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of Ohio Avenue between a mother and her juvenile daughter. The mother said she was yelling at her daughter for receiving failing grades on her online classes. She apologized for yelling so loud and said she would try to refrain from raising her voice next time.


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