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— A woman from Richardson Street, Negley, reported Wednesday her neighbor damaged the chain link fence when his trailer became caught on the corner of the fence as he was pulling away.

— An official from New Day Recovery, Union Ridge Road, Middleton Township, called Thursday because they wanted a deputy to stand by until an ambulance arrived to transport a woman to Youngstown. This was after the woman pulled a fire alarm and otherwise had begun acting disruptive.

— A residential burglar alarm went off a home on Mick Road, Yellow Creek Township, at 3 p.m. Tuesday, but the home was found to be secure. There was a small dog in the window and it may have set off the alarm.

— Deputies were called to a home on state Route 7, New Waterford, at 2:34 p.m. Monday after receiving reports a woman was threatening her two sons with an ax. The deputies received conflicting statements about what happened, and the parties declined to press charges.

— A deputy went to a home on St. Jacob-Logtown Road, Salem Township, at 10:38 a.m. Wednesday to find out why students there were not getting online to do their school work. The mother said two of her children were currently with their father in Pennsylvania and the other two with her. She assured the deputies she could address the issue.

— Ron Venezia Jr. reported someone broke a window at his business on state Route 14, Unity Township, and possibly entered the building over the weekend.

— A woman from state Route 14, Unity Township, a 9 mm handgun was stolen from her unlocked vehicle between Dec. 24 and Jan. 4.

— Deputies responded to a report of a drug overdose at a home on Steubenville Pike, Wayne Township, at 4:13 p.m. Thursday. The person was transported by ambulance to a local hospital.

Leetonia

— An officer responded to a 300 block Boston Avenue, Washingtonville, home at 8:17 p.m. Thursday to assist Washingtonville police with a possible domestic dispute. The officer stood by while the Washingtonville officer spoke to the homeowner.

Goshen Police District

— William D. Wright, 81, South Salem Warren Road, Salem, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in the 9000 block of Salem Warren Road at 4:29 p.m. Dec. 28 in which he was northbound when he drove off the right side of the roadway through two road signs, striking two garbage cans and continuing north away from the scene. No injuries were reported.

— Harry E. Sarchione, 48, East Summit Street, Alliance, was charged with unauthorized use of property after a couple reported letting him borrow a ramp last month, but allegedly removed it from a Main Street, Beloit, building after reluctantly returning it when confronted a few weeks prior. When contacted by officers, Sarchione said the complainant said he could use the ramp for as long as he needed it and would not return it until then. He was picked up on a warrant out of the Goshen department by Smith Township police Dec. 30.

— Eric D. Sands, 42, Ypsilanti, Mich., was cited for right of way at intersections following a two-vehicle crash at West South Range and Lisbon roads at 5:27 p.m. Wednesday in which he was southbound failed to yield from the stop sign thinking it was a four-way stop, striking an eastbound vehicle driven by Richard W. Gaver, 41, Sebring. Gaver was transported by Green Township EMS to St. Elizabeth’s with possible injuries.

Salem

— Police responded with fire department personnel to the 200 block of Elm for a fire alarm at 3:47 a.m. Friday, standing by until no longer needed.

— Akron Children’s Hospital contacted police at 11:05 p.m. Thursday about a possible child abuse case that occurred in the city. A detective was contacted.

— Police were called at 9:53 p.m. Thursday to the 100 block of North Howard Avenue for a suspicious person who appeared to be under the influence walking in the area, but was not found.

— A neighbor dispute was reported at 9:27 p.m. Thursday in the 700 block of North Ellsworth Avenue where one person walked across the property line without permission. The caller was advised the landlord would need to get involved with property disputes. No further assistance was needed.

— Police were called at 7:44 p.m. Thursday to the 200 block of West State Street for a suspicious male walking around a car dealership looking into vehicles after hours. He told police he was shopping for a new vehicle.

— A person from the 1900 block of Southeast Boulevard spoke with an officer at 4:20 p.m. Thursday, with options given.

— A man on Walnut Street reported at 3 p.m. Thursday his van was damaged while parked outside his apartment. The rear hatch was scratched with an unknown object.

— A person from the 1200 block of North Lincoln Avenue came to the station at 11:30 a.m. Thursday to speak with an officer about an issue with a credit/debit card, receiving their options.

— Officers and fire department medics responded at 8:51 a.m. Thursday in the 1600 block of Merle Road for a medical emergency, with police standing by while fire personnel gained entry.

Salem

— A cooking fire was reported at 10:38 a.m. Friday in the 2200 block of Southeast Boulevard. All residents had already vacated the structure and light smoke was visible coming from the garage. The resident had activated the self-cleaning feature on the oven and it started smoking with some visible flame inside the oven compartment. The oven was unplugged and the gas shut off, with the oven placed outside. The kitchen was ventilated to remove the smoke.

— Firefighters were called at 9:10 a.m. Friday to the 1700 block of Quaker Lane for unauthorized burning. A landscape crew was burning yard debris and told about the burning code, with the fire extinguished.

— Firefighters were dispatched at 3:47 a.m. Friday to the 200 block of Elm Street for a commercial fire alarm and sprinkler system malfunction. The building was checked and the sprinkler company will be contacted to make repairs.

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