— William Hebron, 27, Salem, was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop on North Middle Street at 12:52 a.m. Friday. K-9 Bax was deployed and did indicate to the presence of narcotic odor in the vehicle. Suspected contraband was found and charges are pending further investigation.

— Police conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle for an equipment violation on state Route 14 near Timberline Drive at 2:28 a.m. Friday. During the stop, the driver of the vehicle began to flee from police and nearly struck a patrol car. Police pursued the vehicle on state Route 14 and state Route 46. Police ended the pursuit after speeds became unsafe. Police notified surrounding agencies and an investigation is underway.

— Jerrid Kotsch, 35, New Waterford, was arrested and taken to the county jail following a traffic stop at 5:11 p.m. Saturday on Columbiana-Waterford Road. Kotsch was charged with obstructing official business, possessing drug abuse instruments and tampering with evidence. He was also cited for expired registration and failure to reinstate his license. Police reports

East Liverpool

— A vehicle driven by Deborah J. Mackall, of Orchard Grove Avenue, traveled off Jennings Avenue and struck an electric pole shortly before 8:48 a.m. Jan. 26 near Columbia Street.

— Ernest Peachey, of St. George Street, reported at 11:43 a.m. Jan. 27 that sometime overnight his vehicle was struck while parked in front of his residence.

— Kenna S. Rayl, of Andrews Road, was reported at fault for a crash in the area of Crestview Street and Curry Avenue. According to the report, Rayl was traveling northeast on Crestview from Curry when she traveled left of center and struck a southwest bound vehicle driven by Tonya Sue Reed, of Lang Street.

— A vehicle owned by Eric C. Hall, of Moore Lane in East Palestine, was traveling south on St. Clair Avenue when it was struck shortly before 10:18 a.m. Jan 30 near Burton Alley by an unknown hit-and-run vehicle.

— A parked vehicle owned by James F. Chan, of Hollywood Road, was rear ended by an unidentified hit-and-run vehicle sometime before 9:49 a.m. Jan. 31 in the area of West Fifth and Jefferson streets.

— Douglas E. Weaver, of Lisbon Street, was westbound on Grant Street around 6:49 p.m. Jan. 31 in the area of Grant and St. John streets when his vehicle slid on the snow and struck the guardriail, sliding downhill towards the north side of the road and striking a utility pole.

— Brenda Crum, of Ravine Street, was traveling south on St. Clair Avenue, when she failed to control her vehicle and struck a street sign on the right side of the road around 8:33 p.m. Feb. 1 in the area of St. Clair and McKinnon avenues.

St. Clair Township

— Fred W. Thorne, of state Route 45 in Lisbon, was rear-ended sometime before 11:55 p.m. Feb. 2 in the 16000 block of state Route 170 by an unidentified driver. He exchanged information with the other driver but received none in return.

— Frances L. Fabian, of Dyke Road in Negley, was exiting the McDonald’s restaurant onto state Route 170 at 3:13 p.m. Feb. 2 when Fabian struck a vehicle operated by Edna M. Drane, of Rodaman Drive.

— Heather N. McCune, of Hoffman Court, was traveling on state Route 11 when she lost control on the snowy roadway, struck a ditch and spun around facing the wrong way sometime before 8:29 a.m. Feb. 1.

— Kylee M.C. McCoy, of North Canton, was traveling northbound in the passing lane on state Route 11 near the state Route 267 off ramp when she lost control of her vehicle and struck an embankment sometime before 2:59 p.m. Jan. 31.

— Paul W. Croskey, of Cadiz, was cited for failure to control at 11:41 a.m. Jan. 31 when he lost control of his vehicle while traveling south on state Route 11 and struck an embankment.

— Brian S. Fish, of Chester, W.Va. was traveling east on state Route 170, when Carolyn M. Wolfe, of Sprucevale Road, struck Fish’s passenger side mirror while merging.

— Steven R.D. Wright, of Zolman Road in Fredericktown rearended Joanna L. Searfoss, of Sines Road in Wellsville, around 4:51 p.m. Jan. 29 at the intersection of Dresden Avenue in front of Walmart.

— Amy J. McDonald, of Georgetown, Pa., rearended John Siranovic, of Alliance, at 11:57 a.m. Jan. 28 in the intersection of state Route 170 and Challenger Drive.

— Duncan Hildebrand, of Sprucevale Road, was southbound on Sprucevale Road when he traveled off the right side of the road, went over an embankment and overturned his vehicle at 3:43 p.m. Jan. 28.

— A vehicle driven by David L. Adams, of Samuel Street, rearended a vehicle operated by Tristan M.K. Gallaher, of Pine Hollow Road in Lisbon, at 5:41 p.m. Jan. 29 near Dresden Avenue and state Route 170.

— Frank C. Tice, of Lisbon Street, was cited at 6:41 pm. Jan. 27 in the area of Dresden Avenue and state Route 11 on charges of OVI and failure to maintain an assured clear distance.


— A dog at large was reported at 2:16 a.m. Monday in the 200 block of East Seventh Street. Police located the dog in the caller’s back yard and placed it in the cruiser, taking the dog to the humane officer.

— Police responded at 9:51 p.m. Sunday to the 1200 block of Southeast Boulevard where a mother said the juvenile had been throwing things around the house and he was too strong to control. Police weren’t able to communicate with him due to his disability. At the mother’s request, an ambulance was called and he was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center for an evaluation.

— A 911 hangup call was reported at 8:50 p.m. Sunday in the 700 block of East Fifth Street. The caller told police her phone kept calling 911 and she couldn’t get her phone to shut off.

— A suspicious vehicle was reported at 8:10 p.m. Sunday on Homewood Avenue. Officers located the vehicle and spoke to the driver who was delivering Door Dash and showed proof of the sale.

— Police and fire personnel responded at 7:15 p.m. Sunday to the 2400 block of East State Street for a medical problem.

— An officer at 4:25 p.m. Sunday responded to Holiday Inn Express, 240 N. Cunningham Road, for a fire alarm, along with the fire department.

— City officers assisted Perry Township Police at 3:21 p.m. Sunday in the 600 block of Newgarden Avenue and stood by with them in the 800 block of Benton Road in reference to the same incident.

— A 911 hangup call was reported at 2:57 p.m. Sunday in the 1100 block of South Lincoln Avenue. Police were unable to find the source.

— Police were called at 2:50 p.m. Sunday to the area of Hawley Avenue and Cleveland Street for a report of dogs at large chasing and attempting to attack a child. Officers located the dogs and contacted the owner, who recovered the animals and was warned another incident with dogs at large could result in a summons or arrest for a second offense charge.

— A reckless vehicle was reported at 2:26 p.m. Sunday in the area of East State Street and Cunningham Road. Police located the vehicle at a local business and spoke with the driver about the complaint.

— A debit card found in the city was turned over to police at 1:16 p.m. Sunday.

— A reckless operator was reported at 11:37 a.m. Sunday on the state Route 45/U.S. Route 62 bypass. The vehicle was not found in the city.

— Officers at 9:57 a.m. Sunday spoke with a woman in the 100 block of Rose Avenue about some issues with her neighbor. She was referred to her landlord about billing questions with the cable and internet and problems with the door. Officers spoke with the neighbor who denied all issues.

— A caller in the 100 block of West Third Street at 9:25 a.m. Sunday reported her boyfriend’s ex broke into his car. The owner of the vehicle said nothing of note was taken and did not wish to pursue the matter.


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