Sheriff’s Office

— A prowler was reported at a Peace Valley Road, Middleton Township, address at 2:31 a.m. Wednesday. Deputies checked the area, but did not find any evidence of anyone being around.

— An East Liverpool Road, Madison Township, man reported at 3:49 p.m. Wednesday sometime between Nov. 2 and then someone cut catalytic converters off a Ford F-150.

— Someone dialed 911 in the 39000 block of state Route 517 in Center Township and left the line open at 7:18 p.m. Tuesday. Deputies checked the area, but did not find anything.

— A person was reported possibly passed out at Dollar General in Damascus at 6:25 p.m. Tuesday. Deputies found a man who said he was waiting for his girlfriend. Both the man, his girlfriend and a child in the vehicle were fine. Before they left deputies told them they are no longer welcome at the store and if they return they will be charged with criminal trespassing.


— A woman in the 400 Riverside Avenue filed a complaint regarding her ex-husband directing threats at her current boyfriend at 4:52 p.m. Nov. 16.

— Two women were charged after officers responded to a fight at 1 p.m. Nov. 13 in the intersection of Aten and Maple. After police initiated a stop on the suspect vehicle, the driver Theresa Coles, no address listed, was cited for driving under suspension, while her passenger Ikelma Abercrombie allegedly dropped a needle out of her pocket. After Abercrombie allegedly admitted it was used for heroin, she was arrested. Officers found nine more needles in her possession, a crack pipe and multiple bags of white powder she allegedly described as “fake heroin.” She was subsequently charged with possession of drug abuse instruments for the needles and drug paraphernalia for the pipe, and the white powder will be sent to the crime lab for testing.

— Police were dispatched to Pep’s Store, where a male subject told them at 9:04 p.m. Nov. 13 that he wanted to retrieve his father’s guns from his ex-girlfriend’s apartment. She denied that they were ever there when asked by police.

— Raquan Dawson, of Steubenville, was cited at 3 a.m. Nov. 17 in the area of Aten and Clark for driving under suspension, after a routine traffic stop. Dawson drove north two blocks before he stopped his vehicle, opened the door and walked back to the cruiser to make contact with officers. He and his passenger were then transported to 10th Street.


— Darby Mayhew, 39, of East Sixth Street, was cited for driving under suspension-failure to reinstate after a traffic stop at 11:18 p.m. Wednesday on West State Street. Nothing illegal was located during a consented search. The vehicle was left in a lot and the occupants left on foot.

— A woman from Benton Road reported at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday that a known female is harassing/stalking her. An officer planned to advise the other female to stay away from the woman and stop all contact. The woman was told how to obtain a protection order.

— Police made two arrests after a traffic stop at 6:38 p.m. Wednesday on West State near Jennings when police saw a male driving who was known to have a suspended license. A firearm was observed in plain sight. The male did not possess a carry conceal weapon permit. The occupants were ordered to exit the vehicle and detained. During a probable cause search, officers located two hypodermic syringes. The driver, Jack Shaffer III, 35, of Greentown, was charged with a felony count of carrying a concealed weapon and driving under suspension. The passenger, Tiarra Kiger, 26,of Greentown, was charged with drug abuse instruments. Both were taken to the County jail.

— Police were contacted by Canfield Police at 6:09 p.m. Wednesday to make contact with someone in the 200 block of West Pershing and ask them to call Canfield. Officers delivered the message.

— An unoccupied, disabled vehicle with hazard lights on was discovered at 4:58 p.m. Wednesday on East Pershing Street. Contact was made at the address of the owner, who said the vehicle belonged to a grandson and they would get it moved.

— Police responded to the 1900 block of East State Street at 12:40 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a female walking away from the hospital without medical clearance. She was located at her residence and transported back to the hospital.

— Police were called at 11:47 a.m. Wednesday to the 500 block of East Third Street for a man who attempted to harm himself the night before and was still having thoughts. Fire department medics and police spoke to him and his counselor and he was taken to Alliance Hospital by EMT. Police filled out a pink slip to order he be evaluated.

— A domestic dispute was reported and well-being check requested at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of South Union Avenue where a man said his wife had not been taking her medication and was having mental issues. The daughter advised the same. The woman said she wasn’t having any issues and admitted stopping her medication a few months ago. Fire department medics and KLG arrived and she was voluntarily taken to Salem Regional Medical Center for an evaluation.

— A possible scam was reported at 4:48 a.m. Wednesday on Fairview Court. A woman said she had been speaking to a male on Twitter and he asked for money via game cards and said he was coming to her residence. An investigation deemed the Twitter account was false and she was told to block it.

Perry Township

— Deanna Moschella, 40, of Prospect Street Extension, was charged with assault and taken to jail after police were called to the Prospect Street Extension residence for an assault at 8:39 p.m. Wednesday. The caller said a woman was assaulted by another female, later identified as Moschella. The victim said she was pushed to the floor and had her hair pulled by Moschella and was pushed into a support beam in the basement living area where Moschella stayed.

— Police responded at 7:56 p.m. Wednesday to the 700 block of Benton Road for a report of threats and harassment. Officers discovered the incident with a woman’s mother occurred in the city of Salem, so she was referred to Salem Police.

— A welfare check was requested at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday in the 1100 block of West Perry Street for a person who left the hospital before being released. The person said they were fine and did not want to return to the hospital.

— Police were requested at 1:36 a.m. Wednesday by Salem Police to check for a vehicle in the 1100 block of West Perry Street that may have been connected to a breaking and entering in the city. The vehicle was not found.


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