Highway Patrol

— Robert A. Long, 40, Wellsville, was cited with failure to control after he went off the road and struck a guardrail while attempting to turn onto Cannon Mills Road from Sprucevale Road in St. Clair Township at 4:55 p.m. May 21.

— Craig M. Cross, 37, Salem, was cited with improper left turn after he made a left turn while a vehicle driven by Tricia M. Viets, 26, Canfield, was attempting to pass his motorized bicycle in a passing zone on Old state Route 344 in Salem Township at 5:58 p.m. May 17. Their vehicles collided and Cross was thrown off his bike and Viets drove off the road and into a field. Cross sustained minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

— Harrell W. Burcham, 54, East Liverpool, was cited with failure to yield at a stop sign after he entered the intersection of Leetonia Road and state Route 558 in Salem Township and collided with the vehicle of Shawn E. Lawrence, 55, Lisbon, at 5:44 p.m. Tuesday. Both parties were not injured.

— A West Point Fire Department ambulance struck a deer while traveling on Y&O Road in Madison Township to an emergency at 8 p.m. May 21.

— Paula A. Barnhart, 59, New Waterford, was cited with failure to yield at a stop sign after she pulled into the intersection of Kelly Park Road and Lower Elkton Road in Fairfield Township and collided with a vehicle driven by Joshua R. Boggs, 38, Columbiana, at 8:40 a.m. Tuesday. Both parties were not injured.

— Nicole M. Kenst, 34, Alliance, was cited with failure to control after she drove off the road while traveling on state Route 9 in Hanover Township and struck an embankment at 5:41 p.m. May 20.

— Dylan L. Vance, 43, Carrollton, was cited with assured clear distance, driving under OVI suspension, seat belt and OVI/OVI refusal at 3:14 p.m. May 22. Vance was traveling on U.S. Route 30 in Hanover Township when he struck another vehicle that was turning onto Gaver’s Road. Vance swerved to avoid the vehicle and struck an embankment and overturned. Vance was found to be impaired and refused to be tested. He sustained possible injuries and was treated at the scene by EMS.

— David Cope, 71, Lisbon, was cited with assured clear distance after he rear-ended a vehicle driven by Gerald L. Joy, 57, Carrollton, when Joy slowed in traffic on state Route 45 in Center Township at 2:22 p.m. Monday. Both men sustained minor injuries and were transported to a local hospital.

— Alonzo Claybrook, 31, East Liverpool, was cited with assured clear distance after he rear-ended a vehicle driven by Dennis Welker, 62, East Liverpool, while traveling on U.S. Route 30 in Madison Township at 8:22 p.m. Wednesday. Welker sustained a possible injury.


— Officers at 11:45 p.m. Wednesday responded to Broadway Plaza to speak with a woman who reported being the victim of an attempted sexual assault in Sugartree Alley. Fire department first responders and EMT responded to evaluate the victim but she refused transport to a hospital. The case is under investigation.

— Police were called to check on a juvenile in the 600 block of Arch Street at 4:03 p.m. Wednesday, but everything was ok.

— A domestic dispute was reported at 3:36 p.m. Wednesday in the 700 block of North Lincoln Avenue where a verbal dispute turned physical between a mother and her juvenile son. While police attempted to speak with the son, he became combative with officers and had to be restrained. He was taken by ambulance to the hospital for an evaluation.

— A reckless vehicle was reported at 2:48 p.m. Wednesday at Lincoln and State. The vehicle was found on South Lincoln and the driver was fine.

— Police responded at 1:08 p.m. Wednesday to the 800 block of Newgarden Avenue to assist the Columbiana County Humane Society with a search warrant. Police had negative contact with anyone at the residence and officers needed to use force to gain entry to the home and cleared the residence for the Humane Society, standing by while the Humane Society removed animals from the residence.

— Officers at 11:02 a.m. Wednesday were approached by someone who turned over a cell phone found in the 200 block of East Second Street.

— A city detective was contacted at 9:53 a.m. Wednesday by a detective from a sheriff’s office in Lake Charles, La. for assistance with a fraud case possibly involving a city resident.

— Kathleen Davidson, 73, of East Fourth Street, was cited for reasonable control and taken by EMT to Salem Regional Medical Center after a single-vehicle accident at 9:33 a.m. Wednesday on Liberty Street. Davidson was driving south on Liberty and going too fast, made the first turn and went off the side of the road striking a curb and fire hydrant before striking a curb lawn tree and coming to rest in the 700 block. Davidson complained of breathing difficulties and fire department medics and EMT arrived.


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