–A Hope Cemetery employee reported at 2:47 p.m. Friday that a known person had accidentally backed into a headstone, knocking it over. The stone will be replaced.

–A motorcyclist reported at 1:41 p.m. Friday that a street painting crew had spray painted his motorcycle and shoes when he was stopped at the light at East State Street and Roosevelt Avenue. The parties had worked out the details prior to the police arrival but wanted a report on file.

–No citations were noted in a two-vehicle crash at 12:24 p.m. Friday in the 2100 block of East State Street. Sharon Matyas, no address listed, was rearended by Brandi Cross, no address listed.

–A complainant reported an episode of trespass by a neighbor at 12:04 p.m. Friday in the 800 block of Newgarden Avenue.

–An alleged peeper was reported at 9:24 a.m. Friday in the 1300 block of South Lincoln Avenue.

–A civil dispute over a shared driveway was reported at 8:59 a.m. Friday in the 300 block of Newgarden Avenue.

–A gray truck allegedly stopped at 8:47 a.m. Friday in the 300 block of West Pershing Street and dumped a dog before driving off.

–A welfare check was attempted at 8:35 a.m. Friday in the 100 block South Union Avenue.

–Police investigated a suspicious person complaint at 7:35 a.m. Friday in the 700 block of Sugartree Alley.

–Officers responded at 1:49 a.m. Friday to the 600 block of East Third Street to investigate a trespass complaint.

–Salem fire and a private ambulance company were accompanied at 4:39 a.m. Friday to the 100 block of Ohio Avenue for a suicidal male.

–A combative male patient was reported at 1:46 a.m. Friday in Salem Regional Medical Center.


–Police were dispatched at 12:09 p.m. May 27 to the 700 block of Broadway Avenue for an alleged attempted kidnapping. The victim reported that her 1-year-old son was outside on the porch as she was pulling up her trash can, when an unidentified woman walked on her porch with arms open and hands on her son’s waist, saying, “Come here, baby.” The woman fled down Broadway, after the victim alleged that she made contact with the woman and asked her if she wanted to die.

–Shane Carpenter, no address listed, was arrested at 10:33 p.m. June 2 on charges for aggravated menacing and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, after allegedly threatening to kill a woman and her dog before coercing her to give him her vehicle in the 1700 block of Clark Avenue.

–Evidence is being forwarded to the Columbiana County Prosecutor’s Office for review, after a report was filed at 10:20 p.m. June 1 in the 1100 block of Main Street for harassment involving two families, who had been had told to stay away from each other. Their solution instead is to threaten each other via social media and third parties.

–William Curtis, no address listed, was arrested at 7:06 p.m. in the 400 block of 14th Street, after police responded to an alleged assault and a brief foot pursuit.

–Unwanted subjects were removed from a residence at 12:16 p.m. May 29 in the 1400 block of Commerce Street.

–A possible theft of money from bank account is awaiting investigation at 4:10 pm. May 30. The complainant hasn’t produced her documentation yet from the bank.

East Liverpool

–An incident of alleged road rage was investigated at 10:20 p.m. Saturday in the first block of Maine Boulevard.

–A complainant reported at 8:38 p.m. Saturday that someone is reportedly circulating nude photos of their child through social media. The incident is being forwarded to the detective’s office.

–Dalton S. Fitch, no address listed, was cited at 2:21 a.m. Saturday in the 600 block of Riley Avenue for intoxication, after allegedly barely breathing following consumption of what he thought was Percocet and needing to be administered Narcan twice.

–Police responded shortly after midnight Saturday for a fight in the area of Rural Lane and Dresden Avenue.

–Randall J. Meyers Jr., no address listed, was arrested at 2:08 a.m. Saturday in the first block of state Route 39 on a charge of fugitive from justice, after a traffic stop. Meyers was found to have a full extradition warrant for a probation violation out of Allegheny County, Pa.

–A female reported shortly after midnight Saturday that she was near the old Dollar General building on Walnut Street, when she encountered a male pleasuring himself in a vehicle while yelling for her. After she yelled at him, he drove off before she could get a license plate.

–A Jennings Avenue resident reported at 5:29 a.m. Saturday that someone tried to break into his father’s Norfolk Southern work truck.

— An east end laundromat reported at 8:18 p.m. Friday that a male subject had gone inside the bathroom 45 minutes earlier and had not yet left. He refused medical treatment and was removed from the property.

— Suspicious persons walking around at 3:20 a.m. Friday in the 1700 block of Globe Street with flashlights couldn’t be found.

— Police were dispatched at 9:34 p.m. Friday to the east end Dollar General for two juveniles locked inside a vehicle. Negative contact could be made.

— Officers went at 8:29 p.m. Friday to the first block of Henry Avenue to investigate an unfounded complaint that subjects were dumping seal coating on the side of the road.

— A suspicious person was told at 8:47 p.m. Friday that he, his backpack and lawnmower should not be at a property in the 200 block of Ravine Street.

— Vandalism was reported at 6:15 a.m. Friday in the men’s bathroom of the Broadway Wharf.

— A 13-year-old girl was reported as a runaway at 4:38 pm. Thursday in the 1100 block of Oliver Street, and her father was advised how unruly charges could be filed.

— Columbiana Metropolitan Housing Authority reported shortly after midnight Thursday that someone had cut the catalytic converter off their cargo van while at Fawcett Apartments.

— Whitney Shroades, no address listed, was cited at 1:55 a.m. Thursday in the first block of state Route 39 on charges of no operator’s license and no plate light.

— Larry Foster, no address listed, was served at 12:39 a.m. Thursday in the 1300 block of Pennsylvania with an outstanding warrant through East Liverpool Municipal Court, after police responded there for a cab driver whom alleged he assaulted her.

— A humane complaint was investigated at 9:35 p.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of Palissey Street. A neighbor complained a dog in the backyard had been crying for the last five hours. After attempting contact, the officer was able to observe the black and white husky puppy that had a lead became tangled around the poles of a trampoline and chair. After entering the yard to untangle the dog, he also noted a lack of traditional shelter and only some kind of greens in the dog’s food bowl. A planned referral by the police officer to the dog warden is in the works.

— William N. Prodanovich, of Sunnyside, was served at 9:56 a.m. Wednesday with a summons for parking of recreational equipment.

— A female victim reported at 2:43 a.m. Wednesday that she was receiving threatening messages from a subject through social media. Charges are pending upon review of the messages sent by her phone.

— A victim at 1:05 p.m. Wednesday reported that her disabled car had its battery, manifold and catalytic converter stolen from it while parked in the 100 block of Ravine Street.

— A neighbor dispute over parking was investigated at 3:37 p.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of Grant Street.

— James D. Click Jr., of College Street, was served at 10:17 a.m. Wednesday with a summons for failure to file city income tax return.

— Officers stopped by with EMS for an apparent drug overdose at 1:56 p.m. Tuesday in the 700 block of Bank Street.

— A dog attack of another dog was reported at 2:19 p.m. Tuesday in the 1000 block of St. George Street. The dog had escaped out a broken front door and the owner has offered to pay vet bill.

— A welfare check was conducted at 6:58 a.m. Tuesday in the 700 block of Green Lane.

— A property dispute was reported at 5:43 p.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of North Surry Road.

— A custody dispute was reported at 4:20 p.m. May 31 in the 100 block of West Sixth Street.

— Two complaints were received within a few hours of each other in regards to one city woman. Police arrested Crystal Shmidbauer, no address listed, at 1 a.m. Thursday on a charge of parental responsibility after her daughter and her boyfriend were found walking down River Road towards the DW Dickey plant with no adults present. Shmidbauer allegedly was transported the intoxicated juveniles. At 5:54 a.m. Thursday, police were dispatched to a home in the 600 block of River Road, where Shmidbauer’s mother lives, for a disturbance. They found Shmidbauer breaking things and were told she and her juveniles are a “continuous problem for the grandmother.”

Sheriff’s Office

–The male half of a domestic dispute signed a refusal to pursue charges at 3:46 p.m. Saturday in the 12000 block of DeSellem Road, after the female half backed into his motorcycle with her vehicle, damaging it after collecting belongings.

–Deputies responded at 4:44 p.m. Friday to the 32000 block of Lewis Road in Franklin Township, where they discovered it was a civil matter. The home owner was advised of the eviction process and how to obtain a protection order.

–A complainant in the 48000 block of Metz Road reported at 6:41 a.m. Saturday that her 2011 camper was stolen from her Unity Township property.

–Deputies stood by a medical emergency at 5:54 p.m. Saturday in the 7000 block of state Route 45 in Center Township, where a man was run over by his tractor.

–A deputy conducted a welfare check on a Cunningham Road at 3:32 p.m after she showed up at her neighbors acting confused.

–A neighbor dispute was reported at 3:59 p.m. Saturday in the 3600 block of Sycamore Street In Knox Township, after a home owner was blowing grass into the roadway and subsequently damaging neighbors’ vehicles with flying rocks. He was also warned to stay off the neighbors’ property.

–Suspicious activity was investigated at 7:09 p.m. Friday in the Ellyson Road area of East Rochester.

–A humane issue was revealed at 11:47 a.m. Saturday in the 700 block of Pinetree Circle, after deputies attempted to serve paperwork. A dog and several cats were left behind at the property by the residents who would only stop by every several days to feed them. The animals were taken after they were found not to have food and water as well as the landlord contacted.

–A suicidal female was transported to East Liverpool City Hospital for evaluation sometime after 9:13 p.m. Saturday in the 1300 block of Parkview Drive.

–Deputies responded at 9:54 p.m. Friday to Kent State Salem for a suspicious male, who was located and transported to a homeless shelter.

–Charges were refused by the alleged victim when deputies responded at 12:13 a.m. Saturday to the 51000 block of Richardson Street for a domestic dispute.


–Police responded to the intersection of South Elm Street and East Friend Street for a motor vehicle crash Thursday.


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