County Sheriff

— A deputy responded to Bulldog Motors in Negley for a trespassing complaint at 1:17 p.m. Saturday. The deputy spoke to the owner who stated his vehicle had been towed to the shop and it was damaged in the recent fire on the property and he was there to obtain photos of the damage. The deputy advised him that the scene was still under investigation and no one was allowed on the property.

— Deputies responded to a residence on state Route 170 at 3:52 p.m. Tuesday for a suicidal person. Deputies made contact with the person and pink slipped the individual who was then transported to a local hospital for treatment.

— A deputy was dispatched to a storage unit on state Route 14 at 2:45 p.m. Sunday on the report of a unit being broken into. The deputy spoke with the owner of the unit who stated that someone broke in and removed some items from the unit.

— A person called at 9:46 a.m. Monday and advised that a neighbor was parking scrap vehicles in the church parking lot on state Route 30. The individual was advised of the process to have vehicles removed from the lot.

— A U-Haul that was stolen on Feb. 19 was recovered at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday after an officer recognized the subject, Patrick Moore, 45, Corydon, Ind., walking out of Glasgow Carry Out on state Route 45. Moore was arrested without incident for one count of receiving stolen property, a fourth-degree felony.

East Palestine

— Police stopped a vehicle in the Circle K parking lot at 9:50 p.m. Tuesday, which resulted in the seizure of marijuana paraphernalia and a small amount of marijuana. Michael A. Gillingham, 44, the driver of the vehicle, was cited with both possession of marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia. Additional charges are pending lab results.

— A Park Avenue resident reported at 8:16 p.m. Tuesday her downstairs neighbors were smoking marijuana and the odor was rising up into her apartment and giving her a headache. Police spoke to both of the neighbors and told the woman to also notified her landlord.

— An East North Avenue resident reported at 6:40 p.m. Tuesday the neighbor’s dog was barking excessively, but police sat in the area for about 25 minutes and only heard two random barks and nothing excessive.

— A South Washington Street woman and a Moore Lane man both reported Tuesday afternoon each had received a letter from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services regarding unemployment compensation account, which is a recent scam. The reports of the scams was completed the the Ohio State Highway Patrol was notified for investigation purposes.

— An administrator at the high school asked the school resource officer to accompany him to a student’s home on Jimtown Road at 1:04 p.m. Tuesday after the student had not been in school since Feb. 11.

— An assault was reported at an East Martin Street home at 11:39 a.m. Tuesday. Both people alleged they had been assaulted by the other following a dispute about a vehicle in the driveway with flat tires. Neither was injured and police waited while one person removed the vehicle from the property.

— A West Main Street woman reported at 9:35 a.m. Tuesday she had been harassed by someone she knows.

— An employee of a hospital asked police to check on someone at an East Taggart home at 12:18 a.m. Tuesday.

— A West North Avenue resident asked police to check on a neighbor on West Martin at 9:27 p.m. Monday.

— A man reported it appeared someone was in the basement of a home in the 300 block of East Park Avenue at 9:22 p.m. Monday, when no one was supposed to be there.

— A West Martin Street woman reported at 5:10 p.m. Monday someone punctured her car tires.

— A West North Avenue man reported at 4:11 p.m. Monday someone attempted to collect Social Security using his information.

— Police responded to the 200 block of South Market Street after someone reported they were concerned for the well-being of an animal at 7:32 p.m. Sunday. The man said he saw the dog tied outside to a dog box with frozen water, no food and minimal straw in the box. Police spoke to the owner of the dog and found the dog in very good health.

— A dog was reported running loose in the 400 block of West Martin Street at 3:53 p.m. Sunday. Police were able to locate the owner, who came and retrieved the dog. He was warned for allowing the dog to run loose.

— Someone reported a man sitting in the snow by Leake Oil at 3:14 a.m. Sunday.

— After someone called 911 from the 100 block of West Main Street at 11:21 a.m. Saturday, police located the source of the call. The caller reported her daughter must have dialed the number. There were no problems at the home.

— A resident on Malibu Drive reported at 8:04 a.m. Saturday there were foot prints in the snow on her back deck, but there should not have been anyone out there since the most recent snow and she was concerned. Nothing appeared to be missing.

— Police assisted Goshen Police making contact with a man who lives in East Palestine after his vehicle was found in a ditch in Goshen Township at 11:16 p.m. Friday.

— At 8 p.m. Friday police went to check on woman living on the 1000 block West Main Street at the request of her family members, but were unable to find her at home. However, she called the police department later.

— Police assisted a semi truck with traffic control on James Street at 10:55 a.m. Friday as it was attempting to make a delivery of supplies to an East Taggart Street business.

— A woman reported at 2:01 p.m. Friday she was following a vehicle into town and the driver was being reckless. Police found the vehicle and followed it through town and up state Route 14, but the vehicle did not commit any infractions during that time.

— Police checked at a home in the 600 block of East Main Street after someone dialed 911 and hung up at 10:17 p.m. Thursday. No one was located there.

— At 3:08 p.m. Feb. 18 a boy or man was reported writing on the football stadium walls with a rock at the high school. No one was found, but the drawings were found on the wall and there were fresh shoe or boot prints in the snow.

— At 12:39 p.m. Feb. 18, police assisted a county sheriff’s deputy at a Park Avenue home where someone was being evicted. They were warned that if they return to the home without being accompanied by the landlord, they would be arrested and charged with criminal trespassing.

— An employee at ER Advanced Ceramics on East Clark Street reported at 10:17 a.m. Feb. 18 sometime the day before a semi truck hit a fire hydrant in their parking lot, causing it to become disconnected. The water department was notified.

Salem Township

— A report of a suspicious vehicle parked in the pull-off on Salem Grange Road was received about 9 p.m. Tuesday. The constable spoke with the owner who said he had broken down and was awaiting assistance, which arrived shortly after.


— Officers were dispatched with the fire department to an apartment on Camelot Drive for a possible gas leak at 12:25 a.m. Tuesday.

— K-9 Csuti was requested by the Ohio State highway patrol for a vehicle sniff during a traffic stop with the Drug Task Force at 2:56 p.m. Tuesday.


— A video showed no violations after a woman called police at 9:11 a.m. Tuesday to complain about the driving of a Salem public works employee. The woman said the driver was too close to a stopped Head Start bus that was loading children with the red lights flashing. She said she spoke to the driver and both disagreed about what happened. Officers spoke with the driver and his supervisor and witnessed the video.

— Police were called at 1:26 a.m. Wednesday to the 700 block of North Lincoln Avenue for a well-being check after a man said he saw a child on the porch of a home for an extensive amount of time. He also said he saw the mother of the child hit the boy with a belt. Officers separated both parties and both said nothing physical took place. Video footage of the incident was viewed and police determined both mother and child instigated the event. The prosecutor on call determined no charges would be filed. Due to behavioral issues with the child, the incident will be sent to Children Services.

— Police responded at 11:26 p.m. Tuesday to Dunkin’ Donuts on East State Street for a suspicious person. An employee said the man made unusual comments about law enforcement then sat in the parking lot for some time. Police advised him of the complaint and after speaking with him, he decided to leave.

— K-9 Simon assisted the highway patrol on a traffic stop at 11:18 p.m. Tuesday on West State Street at Michigan Boulevard. K-9 Simon indicated to the presence of a narcotic odor and multiple items of contraband were recovered from the vehicle.

— An ongoing neighbor dispute was reported at 9:39 p.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of West Pershing where a highly intoxicated male began making remarks to his neighbor. They were told to leave each other alone.

— A caller reported a suspicious male at the Second Street plaza at 4:20 p.m. Tuesday, saying he was not acting right and was all over the place. When contacted, he told police he was fine and waiting for a ride.

— A caller at 3:55 p.m. Tuesday in the 500 block of East State reported a silver Mitsubishi SUV playing music extremely loud. When officers arrived, the music was already turned down and there was no violation.

— Police were called at 11:51 a.m. Tuesday to the 2200 block of East State Street to check the welfare of a person walking. The female was attempting to find a ride out of the city. She was provided with multiple options for dealing with the situation, which she declined. She said she would walk to her destination.

— An unwanted person was

— A waterline break was reported at 5:27 p.m. Tuesday in the 800 block of East Sixth Street. The water department was called out.

reported at a residence in the 200 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 1:20 p.m. Tuesday, but was seen leaving before officers arrived.

— A reckless driver was reported at 10:18 p.m. Tuesday at South Howard and West State Street, but the vehicle was not found.

— An alarm was reported at 5:56 a.m. Tuesday in the 800 block of South Lincoln Avenue. Police found no signs of a problem.

— An alarm was reported at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday in the 1600 block of South Lincoln Avenue where exterior entry ways were found secure. A key holder responded and the interior was searched, too, with everything appearing normal.

— An alarm was reported at 11:51 p.m. Tuesday in the 800 block of North Lincoln Avenue. The homeowner said everything was fine.


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