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Police

County Sheriff

— A state Route 45, Elkrun Township, man reported at 10:36 p.m. Wednesday he let his Chihuahua out that morning to do her business and then saw a car stop near the guardrail, before taking off very fast. He went outside and the dog was gone. The vehicle, described as a blue Chevy Cruze, went south on state Route 45 and he tried to catch up with it, but lost it near Y and O Road and East Liverpool Road. The dog is described as light in color, hard of hearing with one blind eye and losing its sight in the other eye as well.

Highway Patrol

— Richard Davis, 30, of Massillon, was cited for failure to control after he went off the right side of the road and struck some trees while driving on state Route 172 in Hanoverton at 8:40 a.m. Wednesday.

— Jack R. Howard, 65, of Wellsville, was cited for failure to control after he went off the left side of the road and over an embankment while driving on U.S. Route 30 in Hanover Township at 6:45 a.m. Tuesday.

— Walter L. Snyder, 76, of Hanoverton, was cited for failure to yield the right of way after he pulled into the path of a vehicle operated by Brennan Carr, 28, of Sebring, resulting in an accident at the intersection of Winona and Butler Grange roads in Butler Township at 2:58 p.m. Tuesday.

— Brandon L. Gauge, 20, of Lisbon, was cited for failure to control after he went off the right side of the road and striking an embankment while driving on U.S. Route 30 in Madison Township at 8:08 p.m. Dec. 24.

— Jamie M. Fisher, 33, of East Palestine, was cited for failure to control after Fisher went off the left side of the road and struck a mail box while driving on state Route 558 in Unity Township at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday.

— Zeth C. Davis, 20, of East Liverpool, was cited for failure to control after his vehicle went off the right side of the road, over an embankment and coming to rest partially in in a shallow creek while he was driving on state Route 558 in Salem Township at 3:13 a.m. Dec. 24.

— Sathi Bavisetti, 39, of East Liverpool, was cited for failure to control after he went off the right side of the road and struck a utility pole while driving on state Route 172 in West Township at 10:11 a.m. Dec. 25.

East Palestine

— A Garfield Avenue resident reported at 10:59 p.m. Tuesday a foster child ran away.

— A man reported at 1:41 p.m. Monday he was concerned his adult daughter may have been kidnapped.

— A West High Street man reported at 12:29 p.m. Sunday a sick raccoon was in his yard. Police found the animal was sick and it was put down.

— Police assisted deputies at a domestic disturbance at a Jimtown Road home at 11:53 p.m. Friday. Michael Harroff was later arrested for persistent disorderly conduct and transported to the county jail.

— A clerk at Circle K reported at 6:02 a.m. Friday a woman had been inside the store for several hours and seemed to be upset.

— A Wood Street resident reported at 10:59 p.m. Dec. 23, someone stole a package.

Goshen Police District

— Darlene S. Steiner, 51, Youngstown, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in the 5000 block of South Range Road at 1:29 p.m. Dec. 16 in which she was eastbound and lost control of her vehicle, traveling off the south side of the roadway and into a residential fence. No injuries were reported.

— Gage A. Bickley, 20, Danbury Drive, Salem, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in the 14000 block of Beloit Snodes Road at 4:38 p.m. Dec. 16 in which he was northbound and lost control while attempting to turn into the West Branch Middle School drive, striking a school sign. No injuries were reported.

— Steven J. Hershfelot, 70, Western Reserve Road, Canfield, was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash in the 9000 block of Youngstown Salem Road at 12:32 p.m. Dec. 18 in which he was westbound and failed to stop for traffic, striking the rear of a vehicle driven by Michael J. Loney, 56, Canfield, who was waiting to turn into a business driveway. No injuries were reported.

— Harold J. Liller, 72, Willow Bend Drive, Canfield, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in the 9100 block of Youngstown Salem Road at 6:20 p.m. Dec. 21 in which he was southbound when his headlights allegedly went out and he pulled into a yard, getting stuck. No injuries were reported.

— Ricardo Omar Padilla, 30, Pittsburgh, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in the 5800 block of South Range Road at 11:02 a.m. Dec. 25 in which he was westbound and lost control of his vehicle, traveling off the north side of the roadway, striking a ditch and coming to rest in a ditch. No injuries were reported.

Salem

— Police responded at 5:21 a.m. Thursday to the 400 block of Continental Drive for a domestic dispute. Officers made contact with a boyfriend and girlfriend who had an argument over the woman’s job. The boyfriend decided to leave.

— Police were called at 2:58 a.m. Thursday to the 2800 block of East State Street by the Ohio State Highway Patrol regarding a motor vehicle accident with six occupants trapped inside. Officers checked the east side of the city limits, then got a call back that the accident actually happened in Goshen Township.

— A vehicle break-in was reported at 11:20 p.m. Wednesday in the 600 block of Prospect Street. Officers were told a male and female each wearing dark clothing had stolen items out of a man’s vehicle and took off running when confronted. Perry Township Police were called to assist looking for the suspects who ran into the township’s jurisdiction. They were not found. One male matching the description was stopped and patted down, but was not involved.

— Police responded at 8:57 p.m. Wednesday to a parking lot in the 700 block of West State Street to check the well-being of a male slumped over the steering wheel of his vehicle. Officers were able to wake him up. He had been asleep and appeared normal.

— A well-being check was requested on a dog in the 900 block of Park Avenue at 4:13 p.m. Wednesday, but the dog was not found.

— A shoplifter was reported at Walmart on East State Street at 4:13 p.m. Wednesday. Police gathered information for an investigation.

— A well-being check was requested at 3:06 p.m. Wednesday in the 400 block of East Fifth Street. A family member couldn’t make contact with a relative they believed was visiting someone at this residence. Police didn’t find the relative or the person they were visiting. The resident later called police and had the relative on the phone also.

— Damien Phillips, 19, of Aetna Street, was cited for failure to yield after his eastbound vehicle on Aetna stopped at the stop sign at South Lincoln and proceeded into the intersection, getting struck by a southbound vehicle driven by a 17-year-old Salem female who said she wasn’t able to stop in time at 2:34 p.m. Wednesday. She had the right-of-way. No injuries were reported.

— A theft was reported at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of West Pershing Street. Police were able to locate and return the property in question.

— Police responded at 1:04 p.m. Wednesday to the 700 block of West Wilson Street regarding questions about a protection order. A woman said she obtained a protection order against a male and he was on the property when she got home. She said he put a padlock on the inside of her garage door and now she can’t get access her garage. Police found the person had not been informed of the protection order and had belongings in the garage. Officers contacted him about the protection order and told him to have no contact with her or go on the property or face charges. He was told how to obtain his property and get a copy of the protection order.

— Police were called at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday to the 1700 block of North Ellsworth Avenue for a report of someone shooting in a field behind Salem Chrysler Jeep Dodge. Nobody was found.

— An employee of a business in the 600 block of South Broadway reported at 10:50 a.m. Wednesday that a check was issued via email to a company for product needed at the business in November. Now several checks have been issued to different people in several states and signed by a person who does not work for the company. Attempts were made to cash the checks with mobile deposit but were flagged as the business has check fraud protection and checks have to be authorized to be cashed. No money was lost by the business at this time, but it was unknown how many other attempts may be made or if they will be successful.

— An anonymous tip was reported at 8:46 a.m. Wednesday about a person in the area of Penn Avenue and Pershing matching the description of a wanted person. The person was found but wasn’t the wanted person.

— Police were called at 6:05 a.m. Wednesday to the 800 block of Newgarden to check the well-being of a person. Fire department medics and KLG arrived and the person was voluntarily transported by KLG to Salem Regional Medical Center.

Perry Township

— Kirk Cavalier, 39, of Alliance, was cited for failure to control after he said he lost control of his vehicle and ran off the road, striking a street sign and ending up in the front yard of a township residence at state Route 45 and Pidgeon Road at 5:14 a.m. Thursday.

— Township police at 11:22 p.m. Wednesday assisted Salem officers in searching for two people wearing all black clothing in the area of Prospect Street Extension. They were seen breaking into a vehicle and taking miscellaneous tools and fled the area. They were not found.

— Michael Hvizdos, 18, of North Lima, was cited for failure to yield after turning left from the U.S. 62 four-lane bypass onto North Lincoln Avenue and striking a northbound vehicle driven by Herbert Washington, 65, of Salem, at 7:47 a.m. Wednesday.

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