– A New Waterford resident reported on station at 6:45 p.m. Thursday her toddler daughter had been injured while at a daycare center on Walnut Street that day. She said the daycare center employees told her her daughter had fallen in the bathroom but that nothing appeared to be wrong. She said the employees were holding her daughter and handed her off, and when she got her daughter out of the car to walk into the house, she started screaming. The complainant said she took her daughter to the hospital and learned that her foot was broken and needed a cast. She also said the daycare center told her she had to find other daycare services beginning in September due to the incident. The matter was turned over to a detective for investigation.

– An officer responded to the first block of Pine Street at 3:38 a.m. Friday in reference to two people dressed all in black walking around the area. The officer checked the area and found that they left before the officer’s arrival.

New Waterford

— Police investigated a report of possible child abuse or neglect at 8:33 p.m. Saturday in the 3200 block of Creek Road.

Salem Township

— A Lisbon Road man reported at 9:01 a.m. Saturday that the following items were stolen from his skid loader sometime between 6 and 8 p.m. Friday on Cunningham Road near the railroad tracks: 20″ chainsaw and a camera totaling a value of $750.

Sheriff’s office

— Deputies received two separate complaints Wednesday from county residents regarding calls from Document Delivery Services (DDS) having legal documents from the TMG Legal Group to be served on his wife. A check with the clerk of courts office showed no pending legal matters.

— Marcus Ortego, of Aiken, S.C., was driving northbound on McIntosh Road and went off the road, striking a fence, around 5:54 p.m. Tuesday after hitting a patch of ice.

— Diego Berto Gonzales, of Youngtown, was served at 12:28 p.m. Tuesday with several active warrants in the area of Fairmont Road and Middle Beaver Road, after deputies investigated a suspicious vehicle call. Gonzales was driving a stolen vehicle, so he drew a fresh charge of receiving stolen property.

— Three complaints were received regarding alleged employment fraud Wednesday at 11:49 a.m. in the 32000 block of Sunset Drive in Hanover Township, at 12:54 p.m. in the 4900 block of Hawkins Road in Unity Township and at 4:41 p.m. in the 46000 block of Carter Road in Unity Township.

— A deputy responded at 4:19 p.m. Wednesday to the 49000 block of Fredericktown-Clarkson Road for a report of a trailer on the side of the road. It appeared that someone had attempted to scrap the trailer.

— A suicidal youth was reported at 6:29 p.m. Tuesday at a Sandy Spring Road address in Minerva. Deputies cleared the call after determining everyone was okay.

— A male subject on Steubenville Pike Road contacted authorities at 9:02 p.m. Monday, expressing concern that a person known to him was befriending elderly people to obtain property.

— Deputies responded at 2:41 p.m. Monday to the 40000 block of state Route 518 for a possible violation of a protection order.

— A woman in the 3600 block of Westville Lake Road reported at 10:34 a.m. Tuesday that she received an email confirming a shipment for $979.99 worth of shoes that she hadn’t ordered. There was no suspicious activity noted on her bank or credit cards.

— A domestic dispute was reported at 6:05 p.m. Thursday in the 44000 block of Y&O Road. The victim signed a refusal

— Richard Miles III, no address listed, is being cited for improper passing, after deputies responded to a Madison Township incident. The caller reported a subject was following Miles, after Miles hit the mirror on his truck when he passed him

— A woman reported at 12:53 p.m. Monday that someone stole 430 lbs. of beef from her freezer at her state Route 517 residence. There were no signs of forced entry and the two boxes of meat were missing.


— An officer responded at 10:25 p.m. Friday to the 200 block of Vine Street for complaints about a subject stealing electric service by using an extension cord and a second one about a disabled vehicle that the complainant was going to tow Monday. The owner of the vehicle was advised.

— No citations were issued to either driver involved in a crash in the area of Second and State streets at 11:35 a.m. Friday. William A. Javens, who was operating a tow truck, told police that he was stopped in the alley when his foot slipped off the clutch and he struck a Ford F150, resulting in damage to the F150’s rear tail light area. The owner did provide proof of insurance to the officer.

— A West Third Street woman advised at 1 p.m Friday that she had let a male subject stay with her for a couple of nights and he had gained access to her mail, cable and other accounts. She wanted documentation.

— A resident of the 200 block of South Broadway reported at 2:01 pm. Friday that he had been threatened by some identified individuals, and he wanted documentation.

— Sue Ellen Mills, of Bye Road in Was Palestine, was not cited after police responded at 2:42 p.m. Friday to the 200 block of Lincoln Avenue, when a vehicle she was driving went eastbound over a embankment and into a field onto Salem school property.

— Officers took a theft from a motor vehicle report at 3:26 p.m. Friday in the 600 block of Washington Street.

— An unidentified driver was stopped at 5:30 p.m. Friday in the area of Howard and State streets for an equipment violation. During the stop, K9 Simon indicated to the narcotic odor and the contraband destroyed.

— A driver was stopped at 7:26 p.m. Friday in the 200 block of West State Street for a moving violation. He was found to have vision problems and unable to see clearly at night. Once again K9 Simon indicated to the presence of a narcotic odor. No further info is available about any charges, but the driver received a warning for the moving violation.

— A parking complaint was received at 9:23 p.m Friday in the 1000 block of Cleveland Street.

— Police stopped a subject shortly before 1 a.m. Saturday on a moving violation in the 100 block of Third Street. K9 Simon indicated the presence of a narcotic odor. Contraband and other evidence was located. The contraband was destroyed on scene and an investigation continues into the other items. The subject received a written warning.

— Officers responded at 10:59 a.m. Saturday to the Walmart parking lot for a welfare check on a male wandering and almost getting struck by several vehicles. They were unable to locate the male.

— A theft complaint was taken at 11:29 a.m. Saturday from an complainant regarding an alleged employee theft on Jan. 28.

— A Lisbon resident’s vehicle was reportedly damaged sometime before 2:23 p.m. Saturday while it was parked in an alley near the 100 block of West Pershing Street.

— Police responded at 3:50 p.m. Saturday to the 400 block of Sharp Avenue for a scam report. The alleged victim paid $1400 using Ebay gift cars to purchase a camping trailer and the seller is now requesting more money.

— Mark A. Bailey, of Minerva was cited at 8:52 p.m. Saturday in the 1100 block of South Lincoln Avenue on charges of OVI and a stop sign violation.

— Barking dogs were reported at 10:46 p.m Friday in the 300 block of South Lincoln Avenue and shortly before 1 am. Sunday in the area of Highland Avenue and Quaker Lane.


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