County Sheriff

— A U.S. Route 62, Knox Township, woman reported at 9:21 a.m. March 24 someone she knew was trespassing on her property. A warrant was issued for Damon C. Andrews charging him with trespassing.

— A Mick Road, Yellow Creek Township, man reported at 8:41 a.m. Tuesday his employer had notified him they received an application for unemployment benefits in his name. He was told to also file a fraud alert on the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services website.

— Law enforcement in Summit County requested deputies go to a Walker Road address at 8:11 a.m. Tuesday and notify someone of a problem.

— An East Liverpool Road resident reported at 6:58 p.m. Monday someone had left a Troy Built lawn mower on their property. While deputies were there, the owner arrived and said he knew the resident and had left the mower there after it broke down.

— A vehicle was reported blocking Rochester Road in West Township at 2:38 p.m. Saturday. Deputies found a flatbed Ford F-250 in the roadway with another vehicle parked behind it. After determining the owner of both vehicles, deputies attempted to contact him, but were unable to reach him. Due to the vehicles being parked in the roadway, people had driven around, tearing up the neighbor’s grass. When deputies were waiting for a tow truck, the owner arrived and claimed his truck had been parked there for four months due to the transmission going out of it. He said he had someone coming to tow it sometime that week. Deputies gave him until their tow truck arrived to get his person there if he wanted his person to tow it and the owner made a phone call bringing someone immediately.

— Black smoke was spotted coming from the area of Fairmont Road in Elkrun Township at 2:23 p.m. Saturday. A man was there keeping an eye on it and said he was cleaning up the property the farmer he worked for recently purchased. Deputies explained there is currently a fire ban in place prohibiting burning until after 6 p.m. The fire department was called to put it out.

— An employee at New Day, Union Ridge Road, Negley, resident reported at 7:06 p.m. Tuesday someone damaged the front door to the facility when he was attempting to leave it. The hinge at the top of the door and the magnetic locking system were both damaged. He did not want to file charges.

— A Crestview Road, Fairfield Township, man reported at 3:34 p.m. Tuesday someone tried to use his personal information to obtain unemployment from his employer in Macedonia. His employer refused payment to unemployment. Deputies urged him to contact unemployment and alert them of the fraud also.

— A Hadley Road, Unity Township, resident reported at 4:08 p.m. Monday someone drove a delivery truck through the yard. The homeowner called Heeter Transport and reported the matter. The owner of the transport company had said he would be back on Friday to repair the damage to the yard. The delivery truck had also driven over a headlight assembly and hood that had been lying near the garage.

— A deputy went to a state Route 170, Middleton Township, home at 12:34 a.m. Wednesday after someone reported loud noises and yelling. Deputies found everyone asleep when they arrived.

— Deputies responded to a King Road, Butler Township, home at 12:52 a.m. Wednesday after someone reported loud music. Deputies found no music playing when they arrived and the homeowner said he and a friend had been sitting in the car earlier listening to music and one of the neighbors yelled they were going to call deputies, so they had turned it down.

— A Smith Road, Middleton Township, resident reported at 11:55 p.m. Wednesday he and his wife had left home at about 6:38 p.m. and returned home to find his work truck missing from the driveway. He had also received a text from his boss that he was speeding on state Route 680 at about 7:31 p.m. Youngstown police recovered the vehicle.

— Multiple alarms were reported at a Millrock Road home at 4:22 p.m. Tuesday. The owner reported it was set off accidentally.

— An alarm was reported in the garage of a Westville Lake Road, Knox Township, home at 12:20 a.m. Wednesday. No one appeared to have entered the garage, two unattached buildings or the home. All appeared to be secure.

Highway Patrol

— Julie A. Waggoner, 33, East Palestine, was cited with failure to control, OVI and child endangering and her passenger, Andrew P. Taylor, 38, Wellsville, was cited with OVI and child endangering at 10:48 p.m. Friday. The two were allegedly arguing while Waggoner was driving on state Route 154 in Middleton Township when Taylor grabbed the wheel. Waggoner then drove off the road, striking a tree and an embankment before overturning. The two had conflicting statements of whether or not Taylor grabbing the wheel caused Waggoner to lose control of the vehicle. Waggoner, Taylor and Waggoner’s 13-year-old son, who was in the back seat during the crash, all sustained minor injuries. All of them were transported to local hospitals.

— Jevan Martin, 13, Lisbon, was cited with right of way rule when turning left and juvenile traffic offender after the skid-steer he was operating was struck by the vehicle of Kirk A. Sandoe, 42, Lisbon at 3:52 p.m. Friday. Sandoe was attempting to pass Martin, who then made a left turn into a private drive from Lisbon Road in Center Township, causing Sandoe to crash into him. The skid-steer went off the road and overturned, rolling down the side of the road before striking a pole. Martin was not injured.

— Sharlene Thomas, 43, Kensington, was cited with failure to control and failure to wear seatbelt after she drove off the road while traveling on Emerick Road in Franklin Township and struck an embankment and overturned at 6:26 p.m. Monday. She sustained minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

— Megan E. Ault, 26, Alliance, was cited with assured clear distance after she rear-ended the vehicle of William R. Colwell, 50, Salem, on U.S. 62 in Knox Township at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

— Dylan C. Thompson, 18, Lisbon, was cited with failure to control after he drove off the road while traveling on Trinity Church Road in Hanover Township at 10:24 p.m. March 25, causing the vehicle to overturn onto its side in a creek. Thompson was not injured.


— A woman called to file a harassment report at 9:10 a.m. Tuesday, claiming that the father of her daughter threatened to kill her because she wouldn’t let him speak to her daughter who was busy getting ready for school. He reportedly called another 75 times and each time she answered the phone he threatened her.

— James. W.K. Adams, 21, Lisbon, was cited for display of license plate after a traffic stop was conducted on Chestnut Street after an officer noticed that the vehicle was not bearing registration at 10:42 p.m.

–Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of East Washington Street on the report of an ATV driving through caller’s yard at 12:54 a.m. The officer spoke with the father of the boy who was driving the ATV who said he would have his son park it for the night and that they would try to be more respectful to their neighbors.

— Officers were dispatched to Valley View gas station for a male standing in the roadway with a sign at 11:25 a.m. Friday. Officers advised him not to stand in the roadway or have any part of the sign in the roadway.

— Officers were dispatched to the Save A Lot parking lot on the report of a suspicious white van at 12:38 a.m. March 25. The woman in the van said she was traveling from Texas and wanted to get some sleep. The officers advised her to go to a nearby motel for the night and she agreed.

— An officer was dispatched to a residence on West Chestnut Street for a welfare check on a possibly suicidal man at 3:09 a.m. Friday. The caller advised that the man texted her a picture of him threatening to harm himself. The man was transported to a local hospital without incident.

— An officer was dispatched to Dunkin’ at 6:18 a.m. March 21 to assist a deputy with a suicidal man. The man was unable to be located upon arrival.


— Officers were dispatched to Whispering Pines on East Park Avenue to assist with an unruly resident at 7:02 p.m. Tuesday.

— Officers spoke with a complainant in reference to a telecommunications harassment report at 9:09 a.m. Tuesday.


— Police at 9:43 p.m. Tuesday saw a female acting suspiciously on South Broadway who took off running when she saw them. Officers chased her, but lost sight of her in the area of South Ellsworth Avenue and Wilson Street. Officers then found her and determined she was a runaway juvenile and was now cooperating. Police made contact with a parent who came to pick her up.

— John Soldo, 47, of North Ellsworth Avenue, was taken into custody on a warrant for failure to appear on traffic offenses after police located him in the 100 block of West State Street at 9:24 p.m. Tuesday. He was turned over to a state trooper.

— Police were called at 8:08 p.m. Tuesday to Circle K West on West State Street for a fight about to take place. Officers were advised an older gentleman was waiting outside the store for a juvenile to leave and was going to jump the child. He left in a vehicle before police arrived. Officers learned the older man was making sexual comments to store employees when the juvenile stepped in to stick up for the employees. Officers are working with store employees to identify the man.

— A man reported at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday he was walking his dog with his family in the 700 block of Franklin when a cat ran out of a nearby residence and attacked the dog. Minor scratches were on the dog’s face. The man only wanted a report on file.

— A neighbor dispute was reported at 5:58 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of West 16th Street where a man said neighbors dumped ashes and nails onto his property. Police were trying to get in touch with the neighbor.

— Alyssa Sluter, 30, of Oregon Avenue, Sebring, was cited for driving under suspension after a traffic stop at 5:17 p.m. Tuesday on West State Street. A very small amount of contraband was found and destroyed.

— An unruly juvenile was reported in the 1800 block of Cleveland Street at 4:22 p.m. Tuesday when a woman said her daughter left and walked toward the hospital. Officers located the girl walking back home. The woman said she had been unruly the past week and she thought something psychological was going on. She had already been advised about filing charges in juvenile court.

— A woman on East 15th Street reported at 3:46 p.m. Tuesday that her wedding band and a silver watch were stolen from her residence on Jan. 27 and she believed it was workers from a carpet cleaning service who were in the home. The incident is under investigation.

— A caller at 8:49 p.m. Tuesday reported a 4-wheeler riding on or near the railroad tracks on West Wilson Street. The 4-wheeler was not found.

— A suspicious person wearing a high visibility jacket was reported standing behind Smith Oil on East State Street at 8:12 p.m. Tuesday. Police made contact and sent him on his way.

— A clerk at Speedway on West State Street reported at 8:11 p.m. Tuesday that a female was observed dropping suspected narcotics and leaving the area. Officers took the narcotics back to the station for disposal.

— A dispute was reported Tuesday evening in the 700 block of East Fifth Street where another person was enroute to the location for a fight. Police contacted the person by phone and he said he was going home and had no intention of fighting.

— Police, fire department medics and KLG responded at 7:48 p.m. Tuesday to the 1000 block of Franklin for an unknown medical, with a male laying on the ground and unable to move. He was taken to the hospital. The report will be forwarded to the zoning department and adult protective services.

— An unruly juvenile was reported at 6:59 p.m. Tuesday in the 800 block of East Third Street where a mother said her 8-year-old was not listening. An officer spoke to the child and both mother and child came to an agreement.

— Police responded at 6:20 p.m. Tuesday to the 400 block of East Sixth Street for an ongoing issue with an unruly juvenile who ran away from home. Police learned the juvenile was inside the house.

— Possible drug paraphernalia was reported at Waterworth Memorial Park at 6:12 p.m. Tuesday. The caller placed the item on a bench. Police could not find the item.

— Police checked on a home in the 400 block of Sharp at 5:40 p.m. Tuesday for a possible break-in. Neighbors said the home is vacant and two windows were open. Police located an open door, checked and secured the interior.

— A caller in the 200 block of South Lincoln Avenue was advised of options after reporting harassment at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday.

— The manager of True Value, 2340 E. State St., reportde at 3:02 p.m. Tuesday that two suspicious people were in the store and it appeared they placed items into a purse or backpack and left. He was uncertain what was taken.

— A juvenile was reported being forced into a vehicle in the 400 block of East Sixth Street at 2:23 p.m. Tuesday. The juvenile was being unruly and refused to listen to her mother about getting into the vehicle to leave. An agreement was reached between mother and daughter.

— A man in the 100 block of Brooklyn Avenue called at 1:53 p.m. Tuesday to request removal of a person staying there. He was told he would have to file for eviction due to residency laws.

— A woman at 1 p.m. Tuesday came to the station about her 15-year-old daughter and options for keeping the girl’s 17-year-old boyfriend away from her.

— A man from Carey Road reported multiple unemployment claims at 11:26 a.m. Tuesday. Officers planned to talk to him about filing a fraud report in the proper jurisdiction.

— Police responded to Woodland Avenue at 11:13 a.m. Tuesday to check on a male after a woman said a suspect on social media was threatening to harm him. The male told police he was aware of the post, but did not want to pursue anything and was ok.

— Police were called at 10:54 a.m. Tuesday to the 600 block of East Ninth Street for two parties arguing over residency. The residency laws were explained.

— A man on East Wilson Street reported at 10 a.m. Tuesday that his wallet was missing. He had flagged police down at 8:36 a.m. for a person to be removed, saying he no longer approved of a person staying with him. A homeless woman had been staying there a short time. She was able to call a family member to pick her up.

— A woman on Bank Street reported a possible stolen vehicle at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday, saying that her boyfriend took her vehicle to work and she called him to bring it back and he won’t. Police learned that he’s driven the vehicle in the past and since he lives there, it’s not considered stolen at this time. Police planned to contact him to get his side.

Perry Township

— An alarm was reported at 9:28 a.m. Wednesday on Colonial Drive, but the residence was secure.

— A woman on Jones Drive reported at 10:13 a.m. Wednesday that she received a fraudulent unemployment letter in the mail. She was told what to do if any more letters come.

— Police were called at 11:39 a.m. Tuesday to Andrew Avenue for a female who fell and was lying in her yard. Fire department first responders and KLG also arrived and she was taken to the hospital.

— A juvenile was reported throwing a bicycle into the woods on Pidgeon Road near state Route 9 at 5:40 p.m. Tuesday, but no one was found.

— A woman from Jones Drive reported fraud at 2:50 p.m. Monday, saying that an unknown person tried to open a checking account at a local bank. She contacted the bank to resolve the issue.


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