Sheriff’s office

— Deputies spoke to a mother on Middle Street in Knox Township at 4:48 p.m. Monday about concerns regarding her unruly child.

— A Bacon Avenue, Unity Township, woman reported at 11:58 a.m. Saturday someone opened an online account through Huntington Bank in her name.


— Police responded to West Wilson Street where a suspicious vehicle was reported at 3:46 p.m. Thursday. The vehicle was found to have been stolen.

— A woman was not breathing at a home in the 700 block of West State Street at 3:57 p.m. Thursday and appeared to be having an overdose. Police and the fire department responded and she was administered NARCAN, became responsive and was transported to the Salem Regional Medical Center for evaluation. Suspected narcotics and drug paraphernalia in plain view were collected by the Drug Task Force. Overdose immunity paperwork was served to the woman when she was located near the hospital. Another woman at the home, Kathryn Simms, 32, West 14th Street, Salem, was found to have a warrant and taken into custody.

— Walmart asset protection reported a person failed to scan $110 in merchandise before passing past all the points of scale. The security footage of the crime was reviewed and the person identified. Charges are pending.

— Both Jack Colon, Longs Crossing Road, Leetonia, and Vicki Robertson, Courtney Road, Beloit, refused medical treatment following a traffic crash at the intersection of North Lincoln Avenue and East Third Street. Neither driver could tell police who had the right of way.

— A domestic dispute was reported in the 700 block of Southeast Boulevard at 7:38 p.m. Thursday, where both people involved reported it was only an argument. The man decided to leave for the evening.

— A woman in the 800 block of Summit Street reported at 8:15 p.m. Thursday a neighbor walked multiple times past her home speaking with her children and she was concerned it seemed suspicious. Police spoke to the neighbor and explained he should stay away from the neighbor’s home.

— An alarm at a church parking lot in the 200 block of South Broadway at 7:41 p.m. Thursday was found to have occurred when the alarm system was set while two people had been still inside the building.

— A fight was reported in the 200 block of South Broadway at 10:36 p.m. Thursday with one of the men involved walking west in the area of the Salem Fire Department. Police found the man and ordered him multiple times to stop, but he ignored them, continued walking and eventually threw a punch at police when they attempted to detain him. The man, Steven Vishak, 27, East Sixth Street, Salem, was tased and taken into custody. It was determined he had struck another man he lives with in the 100 block of East Sixth Street. Vishak was charged with assaulting a peace officer, domestic violence, obstructing official business and disorderly conduct.

— A combative patient was reported at Salem Regional Medical Center at 1:46 a.m. Friday. Security and staff had him restrained when police arrived. Police stayed and spoke with him until he calmed down.

— A man was reported sitting on someone else’s back porch after the homeowner could see him there from his security camera at 1:49 a.m. Friday. Police identified the man and found he was a past resident of the home. He was sent on his way.

— Police assisted the highway patrol following a traffic stop in the 600 block of South Broadway at 2:36 a.m. Friday. The man was tested and later released to a sober driver.

— Police assisted the Leetonia Police Department with an OVI traffic stop at 3:54 a.m. Friday.

— A distraught man was reported in the 100 block of Ohio Avenue at 4:39 a.m. Friday. Police, the fire department and KLG responded with the man expressing thoughts of self-harm. The man said his medical issues were becoming too painful to deal with and he agreed to be transported to the Salem Regional Medical Center by KLG.

Goshen Police District

— Belmarys Martinez Garcia, 24, Youngstown, was cited for speeding and driving under suspension following a traffic stop on West South Range Road at Lisbon Road at 11:20 p.m. May 21.

— Wilfredo Gines Maldonado, 34, Jamaica, N.Y., was cited for no valid driver’s license following a traffic stop on West Western Reserve Road at Lisbon Road at 12:39 a.m. May 25.

— Drew Kameron Browne, 21, Steubenville Pike Road, Lisbon, was cited for public indecency after an officer observed him exit the passenger side of a vehicle parked at intersection of U.S. Route 62 and West Western Reserve Road and urinate in plain view of passing vehicles at 7:22 p.m. May 30.

— Philip M. Kelley, 33, North Lincoln Avenue, Salem, was cited for speeding and no valid driver’s license following a traffic stop at state Route 14 and West Pine Lake Road at 2:17 a.m. May 31.

— Jeremy M. McNish, 34, Akron, was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop on state Route 14 at Pine Lake Road at 6:08 p.m. May 31.


–Leetonia officers assisted Columbiana County Sheriff’s with a domestic issue Sunday. Officers spoke with a male and female at the scene. An investigation was completed and the parties mutually separated with no charges.

–An officer responded to a Columbia Street address Tuesday regarding an man having mental issues. The man was transported to Salem Hospital for treatment.

–An officer checked for a train crash at the Washington Street railroad crossing Thursday upon receiving a report from a female caller. When officers arrived the train was stopped blocking Washington Street but there was no crash. The responding officer believes she heard the rail cars banging against each other.

–Officers responded to a Walnut Street address regarding a woman who was threatening suicide. The woman was experiencing emotional distress and was transported to the Salem emergency room for treatment.

–The police department received a report Friday that trash is being thrown onto the lawn at the Leetonia Water Plant. Cameras will be reviewed and any violators will be charged. Dairy Queen cups and a Sprite bottle were found in the grass.

–While on routine patrol an officer checked a license plate pulling into a Pine Street address Friday. The officer found a warrant out for the driver. Chris Dawes who was arrested an turned over to the County Sheriff’s Office.


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