County Sheriff

— K-9 Hunter and handler Deputy Damin Beadnell assisted with the drug search warrant at the home on McIntosh Road at 1:27 p.m. Thursday. Hunter waited at the rear of the home when members of the county Drug Task Force and other deputies entered the home. He also later sniffed around all three vehicles in the driveway, indicating there had been drugs in the vehicles.

Highway Patrol

— David E. Frye, 52, Leetonia, was cited for improper backing at 3:02 Tuesday after he backed out of a private drive onto Lisbon Road in Salem Township and struck the vehicle of Charles C. Herron, 63, Salem.

— An abandoned car was found off of Osbourne Road in Wayne Township at 11:31 p.m. April 9. It appears that the car went off the road, struck two trees and a bush. The car was found with the keys left inside. The registered owner of the car said she doesn’t know who was driving the vehicle and reported it stolen through the East Liverpool Police Department.

— Robert M. Greenisen, 55, Salem, was cited with failure to control after he went off the road while traveling on Woodsale Road in Butler Township and struck a ditch at 12:15 a.m. April 10.

— Joseph A. Leone, 66, Leetonia, was traveling on state Route 558 in Salem Township when another vehicle crossed the center line, striking the trailer attached to his vehicle at 8:43 p.m. April 8. The other vehicle came to a rest partially off the side of the road and the unidentified driver fled on foot. The incident remains unsolved because the highway patrol cannot identify the driver or the true owner to the vehicle.

–Millicent Austin, 27, Alliance, was traveling on Rochester Road in West Township at 10:45 p.m. April 11 when she struck a cow. Austin did not sustain any injuries, nor did the cow who was returned to its owner.

— Brittany A. Wylie, 33, Youngstown, was traveling on state Route 46 in Fairfield Township at 9:43 p.m. April 11 when she struck a low hanging utility wire, causing it to ricochet off the vehicle and strike the windshield of a vehicle driven by Michael W. Wylie, 32, New Waterford.

— Mary A. Smith, 78, Salineville, was traveling on state Route 45 in Salem Township when she collided with a vehicle driven by Anthony P. Myers, 17, Beloit, who was traveling on Salem Grange Road and failed to yield at a stop sign and entered the intersection into the path of her vehicle. Myers and Smith both sustained minor injuries and Smith was transported to a local hospital by EMS. Myers was cited with right-of-way at through highways.


— An officer was dispatched to a home on Camelot Drive at 3:18 a.m. Thursday for a noise complaint. Four teenage boys were found to be in violation of curfew and were released to the custody of their parents.

— Police and firefighters responded to the 100 block of Duquesne Street at 4:34 a.m. Friday for a tractor fire. Police stood by until the fire was extinguished.


— No citations were noted on a crash report involving Steven M. Brown, who damaged one of the posts in the library parking lot sometime before 10:40 p.m. Monday with his tractor-trailer. The report would be forwarded to the library for the damages.

— Officers responded at 1:43 p.m. Wednesday to Independence Square to investigate a possible domestic. Although there was no domestic, Myrl Reynolds was found to a warrant for his arrest and was taken into custody.


— A caller at 7:08 p.m. Thursday reported a male wearing a red hoodie was attempting to gain entry into an abandoned residence in the 600 block of Prospect Street, then ran west on Prospect Street. Officers located the man walking in a nearby apartment complex. The man fled on food and found in a back yard in the area of Prospect and Georgetown Road. Brandon Gust, 22, of Prospect Street, was charged with obstruction of official business and disorderly conduct by intoxication. Perry Township officers assisted.

— Diane Miller, 70, of state Route 534, Damascus, was cited for assured clear distance ahead after her northbound vehicle on South Lincoln struck the rear of a vehicle driven by Todd Korda, 38, of East Fourth Street, who had stopped for traffic at 2:50 p.m. Thursday. Both vehicles sustained minor damage.

— Michael Groff, 63, of North Lundy Avenue, was cited for failure to yield after his eastbound vehicle on East Fourth Street struck a northbound vehicle driven on North Lincoln by Michael Kane, 32, of Pearl Street, Leetonia, at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

— A dispute was reported at 5 a.m. Friday in the 400 block of Franklin where a man said his live-in tenant hit him with a broom. A witness said the man and tenant got into an argument but nothing physical took place. The man was told the eviction process.

— A woman in the 100 block of West Seventh Street reported at 11 p.m. Thursday that she heard someone attempting to gain entrance into the residence. Officers checked the exterior and interior of the home and found no signs of anyone attempting to make entry.

— Police were called at 6:05 p.m. Thursday to Tanglewood Drive for an animal complaint. The humane officer responded and picked up a sick raccoon.

— Police responded at 5:32 p.m. Thursday to a 911 hangup call in the 800 block of East Fourth Street. A female said everything was ok.

— Employees of a business in the 600 block of East State Street reported finding a blue and black bag in the bushes outside at 5:05 p.m. Thursday and turned it over to police.

— An unwanted person was reported at 4:34 p.m. Thursday in the 600 block of East Ninth Street. Police located a female that officers believed had a right to be on the property. Due to the weather, officers gave her a courtesy ride.

— Police were called at 12:59 p.m. Thursday to the 700 block of East Fifth Street for an alleged assault. A man said there was a physical altercation and he had been struck. The female caller also said there was a physical altercation and she had been thrown to the ground. Neither wanted to pursue charges.

— Officers at 11:55 a.m. Thursday checked two locations for a person that could not be reached by a caller, but then the caller reported making contact with the person.

— Police were called at 11:50 a.m. Thursday to the 900 block of South Lundy Avenue for a medical problem. A male was taken to the hospital by EMT.

— A caller at 11:15 a.m. Thursday reported suspicious activity at an apartment in the 1300 block of South Lincoln Avenue. Information was gathered and an extra watch will be made.

— A scam was reported at 11:13 a.m. Thursday in the 2200 block of Southeast Boulevard where a man said he had been receiving calls regarding his vehicle’s extended warranty. Officers told him the calls are scams and not to answer or give out any person information.

— At 6:40 a.m. Thursday, a car was reported parked on Merle Road with its headlights on for over an hour. Police found the car parked in front of the owner’s residence unoccupied with no one around. The lights went out while officers were there.

Perry Township

— Jacob Kilroy, 33, of Canfield, was cited for failure to yield after his westbound vehicle on Georgetown Road stopped at the stop sign and attempted to turn south onto the state Route 45 bypass, colliding with a northbound vehicle driven by Jacob Peters, 41, of Winona, after failing to see it at 7:08 a.m. Friday. No injuries were reported. Both vehicles were towed.

— A domestic dispute was reported at 3:16 p.m. Thursday in the 300 block of West Pidgeon Road where a woman said her daughter unexpectedly showed up at the residence wishing to see her child. She said her daughter was not welcome there and she told her to never show back up at the residence. Officers gave the daughter a ride into town and dropped her off at Pizza Hut. She was told not to return to the residence or she’ll be charged with criminal trespassing.

— A caller at 1:30 p.m. Friday asked police to check on a man walking on Georgetown Road heading toward Salem wearing a bright yellow and green jacket and pair of red confederate flag pants. He was believed to be homeless, but was not found.

— Police were asked at 11:30 a.m. Friday to do a well-being check on a 17-year-old boy living with his adult brother in the 1300 block of North Lincoln Avenue. The caller was his grandmother, who was upset over the boy living with his brother. Both males were told about the call and said everything was ok.


— Police and fire personnel were called at 12:23 p.m. Thursday to Sparkle Market for a fire alarm. Nothing was showing but there was an audible alarm and the building was being evacuated. Store staff said the rotisserie oven overheated and smoke from the machine set off the alarm. Staff shut down the machine and the rear door was opened to ventilate the building.


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