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Columbiana

— Tyler Ambros of Struthers, Joshua Seeley of Salem and William D. Cunning of Columbiana were cited for driving under suspension during traffic stops this week.

— Monday police responded to the 200 block of North Bayshore Drive for public assistance purposes.

— Police helped EMS and EMT crews on a medical call at Ray Avenue Monday. Information was gathered for a report regarding suspected domestic violence.

— A hitskip was reported on North Main Street Tuesday.

— Officers were dispatched near city limits on State Route 164 regarding a road rage incident Tuesday. One of the parties left before officers arrived.

Leetonia

— A woman came on station Saturday to report that her neighbors child had taken an Amazon package off her steps. Police went to the neighbor who informed the officer that the driver had switched amazon packages and she had not seen the woman. The officer determined no criminal intent was present and the package was taken to the rightful owner.

— An officer was dispatched to Columbia Street Friday for a self-harm report. Police made contact with the person and determined he was not suicidal or wanting to harm himself.

— Officers responded to a Chestnut Street residence Friday for a report of a private property accident.

— An officer responded to a High Street residence Friday to check and secure the property.

— Suspicious vehicles were reported from the church parking lot on the corner of Sommer and Spring Sunday.

East Palestine

— Monday at 1:41 a.m. Ohio State Highway Patrol reported seeing a man go behind a house near Marion Avenue.

— Wednesday two dogs were found in a parking lot on Brookedale Avenue. The owners were contacted and picked up the dogs.

— Police responded to a North Market Street residence regarding a couple having a disagreement.

— Tuesday a resident reported harassment at the school.

— Monday an officer responded to a Park Avenue residence in response to a report of someone screaming.

— Monday officers responded to a female regarding harassment from an ex on her social media. The ex was ordered to have no contact by a Columbiana County Municipal Court judge. The matter is under investigation.

— Officers responded to a theft complaint from Alice Street Monday.

— Police responded to the area of North Market Street Monday afternoon regarding a reckless driver entering town. Officers made contact with the driver who was an elderly woman unfamiliar with a new vehicle.

Salem

— A hold-up alarm was reported at 8:41 a.m. Wednesday at a business in the 200 block of East Second Street, but the building was secure.

— A caller at 6:58 a.m. Wednesday reported a vehicle operating without brake lights in the 1200 block of East State Street. Police followed the vehicle for several blocks but saw no violations.

— Police at 3:08 a.m. Wednesday received a tip from an anonymous person and gathered information.

— Police were called at 12:56 a.m. Wednesday to a business in the 2800 block of East State Street for a female acting strange. Officers located her walking on East State near Southeast Boulevard. She was believed to be impaired and was offered a ride to a friend’s residence.

— A man in the 100 block of North Lincoln Avenue reported at 12:07 a.m. Wednesday that he was being blackmailed by an unknown social media user. Fire department medics and EMT responded due to a request the man made and he was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center.

— Suspicious activity was reported at 11:04 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of North Broadway Avenue where a woman said she and a friend were leaving a business that they clean on Second Street and after they pulled into the alley, a female approached their vehicle and yelled at them, grabbing the passenger by the arm. Police used a description given and found the female a few blocks away with a male friend. She denied the allegation and said she did not touch the passenger. The woman was going to try to get the surveillance footage if they decide to pursue charges.

— A suspicious unknown person was reported walking through a wooded area near an apartment complex on Lexington Avenue at 10:45 p.m. Tuesday, but was not found.

— An East Fourth Street woman reported at 7:53 p.m. Tuesday that her medication was stolen from a lock box in her locked residence. She said there was no sign of damage to the lock box, only the medication packaging.

— A woman in the 900 block of Liberty Street reported at 7:06 p.m. Tuesday that her son was bitten by a dog while playing outside, suffering minor injuries. Officers found a dog inside a home a few doors down, but the kids were shown a picture and it wasn’t the dog. Nobody in the neighborhood could confirm what dog bit the child. The woman was told her options.

— A woman in the 400 block of South Lincoln Avenue reported at 6:44 p.m. Tuesday that her boyfriend threw an object which hit her in the face. He denied the allegations. Due to conflicting stories, statements and photos will be sent to the prosecutor for review.

— Police were called at 4:23 p.m. Tuesday to the 700 block of North Lincoln Avenue for an unruly juvenile and found a mother and son arguing. She said he’s autistic and out of control and needs an evaluation at a mental facility. Fire department medics and EMT arrived and the son said he argues with her because she will not give his books back. The juvenile was taken to Akron Children’s Hospital in Boardman.

— Loud music reported at 2:28 p.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of Continental turned out to be a slightly loud television which a tenant said he would turn down.

— A representative of American Standard, 605 S. Ellsworth Avenue, reported at 2:11 p.m. Tuesday that someone stole two engineering laptop computers, two charging stations for the computers and licensed software sometime during the past weekend. They were discovered missing on Monday from a secured area with no sign of forced entry.

— A pit bull was reported running loose at 1:59 p.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of West Third Street. The caller chased the dog, but then someone came to get the dog and no harm had been done. A female said her sister owned the dog but didn’t live there and had already left.

— A woman in the 400 block of Euclid reported at 1:57 p.m. Tuesday that a man stopped in the road where she was walking and started talking to her, asking if she needed a ride. She said he knows her sister and they had a run-in with him at Walmart where he touched her shoulder and seemed to be following her around the store. She wanted no contact from him. Officers later found him and he said he didn’t know her and that she appeared intoxicated, which is why he asked if she was ok. He was told to have no contact with the woman.

— A woman in the 400 block of Continental reported at 12:33 p.m. Tuesday that two people were causing her mental distress. Police learned no one was harassing her but that she suffers from mental illness and had not taken her medication. Her mother was contacted.

— A downed wire was reported at 12:23 p.m. Tuesday in the 700 block of South Union Avenue. The fire department determined it was a cable line and moved it from the road.

— A 911 hangup call was reported at 10:50 a.m. Tuesday on West Fourth, but several people said everything was fine and nobody called.

— Police assisted Alliance officers by responding to a Cherry Street property at 10:35 a.m. Tuesday regarding an investigation into an incident that occurred in Alliance.

— Police at 8:02 a.m. Tuesday recovered a bicycle left at a property for several days on Newgarden Avenue.

Perry Township

— A wallet found in the area of North Ellsworth Avenue at Springdale was turned over to police at 11:02 a.m. Wednesday.

— Two different people reported thefts from graves at Grandview Cemetery in the 1300 block of Franklin Avenue. One caller at 9:40 a.m. Wednesday reported flowers taken from a gravesite. Another caller at 5:03 p.m. Wednesday reported that two flower pots were missing from his uncle’s and grandmother’s graves. He also spoke to the cemetery caretaker.

— George Calvin Brandon, 54, of Akron, was charged with assault and taken to jail after he called police at 7:23 p.m. Tuesday to the 1700 block of Newgarden Avenue where he had a physical altercation with another male. Brandon had visible injuries to his right knee. The other male said he was shoved to the ground by Brandon and had his head beat on the pavement repeatedly by him. He had visible injuries to his face and arm and refused medical treatment. A witness also said Brandon shoved the other male to the ground and assaulted him. Brandon didn’t want to press charges against the other male, but the other male wanted Brandon charged.

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