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— Someone on Osbourne Road, Wellsville, reported at 7:33 a.m. Wednesday he had found a phone in the New Castle, Pa., area Walmart on Tuesday and when he turned it on Wednesday it told him to call the New Castle Walmart or the sheriff’s office. An officer retrieved the phone and a dispatcher spoke to the owner about returning the phone.

— Deputies went to a Glasgow Road, Wayne Township, home at 5:48 p.m. Tuesday to check on someone, but found no one at the home.

Columbiana

— A dumpster fire was reported at 5:29 p.m. Wednesday on Southern Avenue.

— A theft was reported by a resident on South Cross Street at 9:14 a.m. Wednesday.

Salem Township

— A Lisbon Road resident reported at 12:07 p.m. Wednesday he was recently approved for a loan from a local bank and the next day he received a call from a bank in California saying he recently applied for a loan online. He said the bank employee said they were from the bank’s fraud department and had all his personal information. Upon contacting the local bank, the resident was told it appears someone used his information in an attempt to open an account or apply for a loan. The matter is under investigation.

Leetonia

— A patrolling officer at 12:48 p.m. Wednesday observed a vehicle owned by a resident without driving privileges had been moved. The officer learned that the plates were to be confiscated and the owner was to replace them with yellow plates. The officer advised the owner of the issue and the owner became belligerent. The officer removed the plates from the vehicle and left the scene while the owner continued to shout at him.

Salem

— Police were called at 2:48 p.m. Wednesday to AutoZone, 180 W. State St., for a report of counterfeit money. Police took possession of the counterfeit money and gathered information. An investigation is pending.

— Police responded at 1:56 a.m. Thursday to the 700 block of East Fourth Street for a domestic, finding the male who called was highly intoxicated. He had been loading a handgun and a female was attempting to stop him. He was taken to SRMC. A firearm was recovered with charges pending. Police had been to the residence earlier at 12:48 a.m. for a domestic involving an argument. Both people had agreed at that time to stay separated for the remainder of the night.

— An officer on patrol at 9:52 a.m. Wednesday saw a small black dog running down the sidewalk on East State into the St. Paul School parking lot. The officer followed the dog as it ran to Centennial Park and made several unsuccessful attempts to catch it. The dog was last spotted on Franklin at Maple before it took off again.

— Officers in the 400 block of East School Street at 9:24 a.m. Wednesday saw two dogs in the road and learned from a resident the dogs belonged to a home next door. Officers noticed the front door of the home was open and no one was insid. Officers were able to get the two dogs inside and attempted to secure the door to prevent the issue from happening again.

— Police and fire personnel responded at 12:14 a.m. Thursday to the 1700 block of North Ellsworth Avenue for an unresponsive female at the request of EMT personnel already on scene. The female regained consciousness prior to being taken toi SRMC.

— A credit card found in a parking lot on Second Street was turned over to police at 11:03 a.m. Wednesday and placed in lost and found.

— An officer was flagged down at 10:42 a.m. Wednesday in the Quaker Village parking lot at South Lincoln and Pershing. He said he was harassed by someone at his residence.

— Police at 9:49 a.m. Wednesday responded to a call about a yellow street pole in the road that was hit a few months back at Vine Avenue and Third Street. Officers found the pole still in the ground and slightly slanted. The pole was not a traffic hazard.

— A neighbor dispute was reported at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday in the 400 block of South Lincoln Avenue where a woman said a van was parked too close to her property in a shared driveway, making it difficult for her to back out of her garage. The vehicle in question appeared to be on its own property. The resident was advised of the complaint. The woman was referred to zoning about the property lines.

— Police responded with fire department and KLG personnel at 7:02 a.m. Wednesday to the Circle of Care on East Pershing Street for an unresponsive patient. The patient was taken to SRMC.

— A driver received a written warning after a traffic stop at 10:25 p.m. Wednesday on East State Street at Park Avenue for multiple violations. No contraband was found during a search of the vehicle.

— The rear passenger door on a vehicle in the 600 block of East Seventh Street was found ajar at 9:14 a.m. Wednesday. The owner was located and had accidentally left the door open overnight. All contents were inside.

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