County Sheriff

— A Hammondsville Road, Yellow Creek Township woman reported at 3:59 p.m. Monday someone vandalized the home security cameras on their property.

— A Beeson Mill Road, Fairfield Township, man reported on Nov. 18 someone used his information to open an account with AT&T, obtaining three phones and two tablets, which were to be sent to another address. The man called AT&T and canceled the order.


— A woman reported some of her clothing was stolen from the Laundry Barn off East Lincoln Way between 5-6 p.m. Sunday. She had three washers going, and when she returned one was empty.


— An officer responded to the intersection of West Pershing Street and South Howard Avenue at 7:08 a.m. Monday in reference to a semi striking a pole. The semi was gone before the officer arrived. The officer did not see any damage to a utility pole, but found a metal pole that appeared to have been struck.

— An officer responded with medical personnel to a 100 block South Union Avenue home at 11:38 a.m. Monday where a resident reported a relative was under the influence of a narcotic and started to show signs of a medical problem. The relative was transported by ambulance to the Salem hospital and officers collected suspected contraband from the home.

— An officer Monday spoke with a female in the 200 block of West Pershing Street who said a male she knows had sexually assaulted her.

— An officer responded to the 400 block of South Broadway Avenue at 1:43 p.m. Monday where a resident reported someone had called him claiming to be from the U.S. marshal’s and the sheriff’s department saying he was part of a narcotics investigation and seeking his financial information. The resident was told to ignore the calls, contact his bank and watch his accounts.

— James W. Ludt Jr., 29, South Union, Salem, was arrested at 2:23 p.m. Monday on an active warrant out of Stark County for aggravated possession/trafficking drugs after officers responded to SRMC where he was found to have the warrant for his arrest.

— An officer responded to the 1900 block of Southeast Boulevard at 3:06 p.m. Monday in reference to a harassment complaint. The officer gathered the information and spoke with the suspect in question.

— An officer responded to a two-vehicle crash in the 100 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 3:13 p.m. Monday in which a motorist attempted to turn westbound from Sugar Tree Alley southbound onto North Lincoln and struck a southbound vehicle. There was minor damage.

— Officers responded to the 200 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 6:17 p.m. Monday in reference to a verbal dispute. Officers spoke with all individuals involved and warned one of them for disorderly conduct.

— Officers responded to a 100 block South Lincoln Avenue home at 7:20 p.m. Monday in reference to a male threatening to harm himself and found the male had locked himself in the home. The male was voluntarily transported to SRMC.

— Jerel D. Cutlip, 45, Stewart Road, Salem, was arrested at 7:47 p.m. Monday on an active felony warrant out of Mahoning County for a probation violation after a patrolling officer saw him in a parking lot on East State.

— An officer responded to a 600 block Cherry Street home at 1:52 a.m. Tuesday where the resident said she was awakened by her dog barking and found her 16-year-old granddaughter had snuck out of the house. The granddaughter returned a short time later.

Perry Township

— Police responded to the 1900 block of Allen Road at 8:13 p.m. Friday where a male reported several tools had been stolen from his unlocked vehicle parked on the property sometime since Nov. 17.

— Michael Gunn, 48, was arrested at a 400 block Benton Road home at 8:39 p.m. Saturday on an active warrant out of Columbiana County.

— Keelie Wright, 22, Lisbon, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in the 1400 block of Depot Road at 11:51 p.m. Saturday in which she was southbound and allegedly swerved to miss a deer in the roadway, traveling into a ditch. Wright and her passenger were transported to the Salem hospital to be evaluated for injuries.

— Police responded to the 1700 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 9:32 a.m. Sunday in reference to a neighbor dispute regarding loud music and shooting. They were advised to speak with each other privately to determine a solution.


— An officer responded to the first block of Oak at 3:14 a.m. Friday where a resident reported seeing someone dressed in black messing with vehicles then leaving westbound on Coal Alley. The officer and Columbiana police searched the area but could not find the suspect.

— An officer responded to the 400 block of Somer at 7:57 p.m. Saturday in reference to a suspicious person blowing leaves into neighboring yards. The officer spoke with the male who said he was just trying to be good neighbor by blowing the leaves out of the yards. He was told to stay off other’s property unless asked to be there. At 9:57 p.m, another resident reported the neighbor had blown leaves into the roadway and his yard, then began arguing with him to pick a fight. The officer returned to the neighbor’s home and found a pile of leaves in the roadway. The officer told the neighbor he would have to remove the leaves from the roadway.

— Trejuan J. Valentine, 21, Youngstown, was cited for driving under suspension and a stop sign violation after a a traffic stop at Home and Columbia at 7:52 p.m. Monday. Valentine fled from the officer and was located parked in an alley in the 500 block of Columbia Street.


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