County Sheriff

— A scam was reported by the manager at O’Reilly Auto Parts in Lisbon at 8:24 p.m. Sunday. One of the workers had been scammed out of about $2,000 by someone claiming he was from the O’Reilly corporate store and claiming one of the managers were stealing the money so the employee needed to take all the cash out of the store and buy gift cards with it. The employee then gave the person the bar code information for the gift cards.

— An intoxicated woman throwing things at a McCann Road, Butler Township home was reported to deputies at 12:43 a.m. Monday. She was threatening to break out windows in her husband’s vehicle and threw a fan into an empty room. After speaking to deputies, the woman called her parents, who came and convinced her to leave for the night. She called a friend and took her 9-year-old daughter to stay with her there for the night.

— A loose calf was reported in the area of Rochester and Knox School roads at 11:46 p.m. Sunday. Deputies checked the area, but did not find any cattle.

— A domestic dispute at a Center Road, Knox Township, home was reported at 12:03 a.m. Tuesday. Deputies spoke to both people involved, who did not want each other prosecuted.

— A state Route 517, Elkrun Township, woman reported at 12:49 a.m. Tuesday she was out walking her dog and thought she heard a scream south of her home across the road. Deputies used a spotlight to check both sides of the roadway and sat in the area for about 15 minutes with the windows down, but did not hear or see anything.

— Deputies and Lisbon police were both called to the Frola Motel, state Route 45, Lisbon, address at 7:11 a.m. Sunday, where people were arguing and refusing to stop when requested. One was really upset and the other was attempting to calm that person down. They were both told if they did not stop, the owner could have them removed. They agreed to quiet down.

— A Dyke Road, Middleton Township, man reported at 1:40 a.m. Sunday someone has been trespassing on his property. He did not find them, but had heard noises in the leaves behind his home. Deputies also checked the area.

— A vehicle was reported in a field on McIntosh Road at Cameron Road at 3:42 a.m. Saturday. The vehicle was found on Cameron Road at County Airport Road, where it had crashed into several trees and was laying on the side. Deputies checked the woods and field for the occupant while waiting for the highway patrol to arrived. The person was not found.

— Someone reported a Dyke Road man was not allowing a woman there to leave the home at 8:16 p.m. Jan. 13. The woman answered the door by herself and said her friends wanted her to leave the house, but she did not want to because he had to work in the morning. Deputies asked her to explain that to her friends.

— A North Pleasant Drive, East Palestine, resident reported at 7:05 a.m. Monday someone stole a package delivered by FedEx from his front porch.

— A man reported at 4:04 p.m. Jan. 14 someone stole his 2006 Wildfire 150 scooter out of the property of Storage Rentals of America on Strader Road in Madison Township.

— A Guy Road, Elkrun Township, man reported his wife had assaulted him at 2:23 a.m. Monday, but he refused to prosecute her.

— Deputies assisted the highway patrol during a traffic stop on Summers Road where there were multiple people in the vehicle at 2:59 p.m. Jan. 7. The driver was charged with OVI and the passenger was released.

— An Irondale man reported at 9:30 a.m. Monday someone stole his side by side ATV sometime overnight when it was parked behind his father’s home on Sixteen School Road in Yellow Creek Township.

— A hospice patient on North Pleasant Drive, Unity Township, was reported not taking his medications and becoming aggressive toward his mother at 12:20 p.m. Monday. The patient had already been transported by ambulance.

Highway Patrol

— Benjamin Michael J. McEwen, 16, New Waterford, was travelling on Salem Grange Road in Salem Township at 10:18 p.m. Friday when he lost control of his vehicle due to icy conditions and went off the road, striking an embankment and a mailbox before overturning. McEwen was cited with failure to control.

— Dylan J. Douglas, 25, New Waterford, was traveling on county Road 431 in Unity Township at 5:06 p.m. Tuesday when he lost control of his vehicle and went off the road, striking a utility pole. Douglas sustained a suspected minor injury and was cited with failure to control.

— Amber L. Lacey, struck a deer while driving on state Route 39 in Washington Township at 7:10 p.m. Saturday.

— A car was found down an embankment off Cameron Road in Madison Township on Saturday with no driver present. The vehicle appeared to have gone off the road and struck a fence and three trees before overturning. The engine was cold upon discovery of the vehicle and it is unable to be determined when the crash occurred. Blood was found on the interior and exterior of the vehicle. No charges will be made until more information is gathered and the driver is identified.

— Michael D. Ewing, 43, East Liverpool, was cited with failure to yield after he struck the vehicle of Morgan E. Rogers, 26, East Liverpool, on state Route 170 in Middleton Township on Sunday when he attempted a left turn. Ewing sustained possible minor injuries.

— Michael S. Clay, 38, Magnolia, was cited with an OVI after he struck the vehicle of Robert S. Cole, 47, Rochester, who was attempting to turn into a private drive off of U.S. 30 in West Township at 8:01 p.m. Sunday.

— Joseph M. Perkins, 18, Lisbon, was cited with failure to control, OVI and endangering children after he attempted to turn around at the intersection of McCormick Run Road and state Route 558 in Madison Township at 10:38 p.m. Friday. Perkins went off the road and struck a stop sign as he attempted to turn. Perkins had three passengers in the car, two of whom were minors. No injuries were sustained.


— A juvenile driver from Columbiana was cited for running a stop sign after striking a vehicle operated by Stanley Cusick of Lisbon at the intersection of Spruce and North Beaver on Tuesday.

— A garbage truck ran over the basement doors of a home at 219 E. Lincoln Way on Tuesday.


— Officers responded to a call of a dispute at a residence on North Cross Street at 4:24 p.m. Tuesday. Officers stood by while parties separated. No physical harm occurred.

— Officers responded to Hippley Park on South Vine at 6:36 p.m. Tuesday after a man reported a juvenile trespassing in the park.

— Devon O. Washington, 24, Youngstown, was cited with failure to yield after he failed to yield at a stop sign and his vehicle collided with another driven by Melanie E. Scott, 42, Columbiana, at the intersection of Elm and Park Avenue. Scott sustained possible minor injuries.


— Frederick VanDyke and Donna Mae were arrested at 9:43 p.m. Jan. 5 on charges of obstructing official business after police responded to the Shaub Towers in search of a subject who is wanted on felony charges that they were tipped was staying at an apartment in the building.

— A report of vandalism to a front Jeep windshield was taken at 1:55 p.m. Jan. 9 in the 700 block of Broadway.

— Richard Monigold II was arrested at 6:15 p.m. Jan. 8 in the area of 25 Street Heights on charges of possession of drug abuse instruments and drug paraphernalia, after police responded to a single vehicle rollover accident. Upon inventory of the vehicle, officers located a used needle, burnt spoon with white powder and a tear off plastic bag as well as a metal keychain in a spoon shape with white powder on it.

— Raymond Edwards was arrested at 10:05 p.m. Jan. 9 on a charge of possessing drug paraphernalia. Officers were dispatched to two subjects walking in the middle of the roadway at the state Route 7 northbound ramp and when Edwards, who was one of the subjects was patted down for officer safety, police found a pipe in one pocket and a small plastic bag of suspected crystal methamphetamine in the other.

— Jasmine D. Richardson was arrested at 2:44 p.m. Jan. 16 on a charge of theft, after stealing a bag of candy from Family Dollar.

Liverpool Township

— Police responded to a single-vehicle traffic crash at 9:39 p.m. Jan. 17 near Dresden and Westfield. Nathaniel L. Robinson-Lonker, of West Ninth Street, was traveling north on Dresden, when his vehicle slid left of center and struck a guard rail. No citations were issued.

— An accident without injuries was reported at 3:54 a.m. Jan. 13 in the southbound lane of state Route 7. The officer discovered the unoccupied vehicle, which had sustained heavy damage, when he had wrecked into the wall off the roadway to the right and caused all airbags to deploy. The vehicle was towed by First Class.

— A Faulk Avenue man reported at 2:36 p.m. Jan. 14 that he had received phone calls and text messages attempting to extort money from him for unpaid sexual services. He also was sent a photo of a decapitated male.

— Another Faulk Avenue man reported at 11:27 a.m. Jan. 15 that he was the victim of fraud, as someone used his debit card to make a $498 purchase off Amazon without his knowledge.

Perry Township

— Scott Dean, 37, of Salem, was cited for failure to control after his vehicle ran off the road and crashed at 2:31 p.m. Tuesday on Georgetown Road and state Route 45. Dean said he had reached to get an object from his passenger seat when his vehicle drifted off the right side of the road and down a hill coming to rest in a tree line.

— A caller on Benton Road reported at 1:56 p.m. Tuesday that she received threatening text messages from her husband, from whom she’s separated.

— A woman on West Pine Lake Road reported at 10:09 a.m. Tuesday that her neighbor has been holding conceal carry classes at his residence and is having them shoot in his back yard. She was concerned for her horses being spooked.


— Tricia Watson, 37, of Jones Drive, was taken into custody on a warrant out of Columbiana County for failure to appear on a charge of resisting arrest after police responded to a residence in the 800 block of East Fourth Street at 11:03 p.m. Tuesday to check for her. An officer also needed to speak to her for a crime that recently occurred. The resident of the home said the female was there but left. He gave officers consent to check the residence for the female. Three others there were asked if she was there and they all said she wasn’t there. Officers located the female hiding behind a couch in the living room. All four people at the residence along with Watson will have pending obstruction charges.

— Kathy Wilson, 69, of East Pine Street, Lisbon, was cited for failure to yield after attempting to turn right on red from Southeast Boulevard onto State Street and being struck by an eastbound vehicle driven by Tanner Thomas, 30, of Dover, at 10:32 a.m. Tuesday. Both vehicles were towed from the scene.

— Chad Collins, 34, of McCracken Road, was taken into custody on a warrant for simple assault after officers were called at 12:32 p.m. Tuesday to a motor vehicle lockout at Walmart and discovered the person had an active warrant out of Butler County, Pa. The warrant was confirmed and Collins was taken to the Columbiana County jail to await extradition to Pennsylvania.

— A domestic dispute was reported at 10:51 p.m. Tuesday in the 500 block of Bank Street. Both parties were separated and spoken to individually. Neither reported any violence, but an argument. An agreement was reached on who was going to babysit their child in the morning and both parties were calm when police left.

— Police responded at 10:35 p.m. Tuesday to the 200 block of Vine Avenue where a man said he heard a loud noise and someone yelling about a car. He went outside and a fire extinguisher was thrown into his windshield, smashing it. A witness on scene provided officers with a suspect. The suspect was no longer there, but she will have charges pending.

— Police were called at 8:58 p.m. Tuesday to the 400 block of South Lincoln Avenue for what a resident described as four juveniles running door to door and “ding dong ditching.” They could not be found.

— A man from Carrollton reported at 7:59 p.m. Tuesday that when he returned to his vehicle in the parking lot of the Salem Community Center, he saw a large dent on the right side of the bumper to his vehicle. He believed another vehicle backed into his vehicle.

— An abandoned vehicle was reported in the 400 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 4:42 p.m. Tuesday and taken to the police station.

— A dispute was reported at 3:14 p.m. Tuesday in the 500 block of Bank Street where a woman said another person, who had already left, was starting rumors about her that were not true. She was told her options.

— Police responded at 12:48 p.m. Tuesday to Super USA, 1680 S. Lincoln Ave., where a clerk reported an unknown female attempted to buy five packs of cigarettes through the drive-thru. The female’s card was declined. The clerk gave the card back and asked for the cigarettes back, but the female drove from the scene with the cigarettes.

— A resident on Rose Avenue reported at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday that a couple of items were taken from their garage over the weekend.

— A resident on South Union Avenue came to the station at 11:38 a.m. Tuesday to report a possible scam. An order purchased awhile ago did not arrive as it should have. He was told to contact the payment company to dispute the sale.

— A loose dog was reported at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 600 block of West Wilson Street. The dog had already been secured by the owner, who said the dog broke its chain and got loose but was now secured inside the house.

— An alarm was reported at 1:38 a.m. Wednesday in the 1000 block of East 10th Street. The residence was vacant, with all doors locked.


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