County Sheriff

— An alarm at Envelope One in Columbiana at 5:21 a.m. Monday was determined to be employees arriving to open up.

Highway Patrol

— Traci L. Evans, 51, Lisbon, was traveling on state Route 11 in Elkrun Township at 4:48 p.m. Friday when another vehicle attempted to pass her vehicle. The vehicle made an improper lane change in front of Evans’ vehicle, causing her to swerve to avoid striking the other vehicle. Evans traveled off the road, striking a concrete bridge rail before coming to a rest in the grassy median. Evans sustained minor injuries and was treated by EMS at the scene. The other vehicle fled the scene and the driver has not been able to be identified.

— Randy L. Muschweck Felton, 19, Lisbon, was cited with assured clear distance after he rear-ended the vehicle of Michael Irwin, 59, McDonald, on state Route 45 in Center Township at 11:50 a.m. Monday. A passenger of Irwin’s vehicle, Edward A. Moss, 67, Poland, sustained minor injuries

— Tasia M. Abruzzo, 20, Hanoverton, was cited for failure to control and failure to wear a seat belt after she traveled off the road and struck a fence while traveling on Whinnery Road in Hanover Township at 7:10 a.m. Monday. Abruzzo said she fell asleep behind the wheel according to the report from the highway patrol.

— Angela L. Harper, 40, Salem, was cited for failure to yield after she entered the intersection of Leetonia Road and state Route 558 in Salem Township and collided with a vehicle driven by Alexis M. Gregory, 18, Leetonia, at 10:15 a.m. Monday.

— Lauren M. Paterson, 42, Lisbon, was cited for failure to control after she drove off the road while traveling on Georgetown Road in Knox Township and struck a ditch, a gas meter, satellite dish and two trash cans before coming to a final rest at 1:24 a.m. June 1. The gas meter that was knocked over caused a gas leak that was later fixed by Columbia Gas according to the report from the highway.

— Steven Watters, 43, Lisbon, fled from police while traveling on Morris Road in Elkrun Township at 6:06 p.m. May 28. During the pursuit, Watters failed to yield at a stop sign and collided with a vehicle driven by Sherman R. Mounkes, 55, Tomball, Texas. Watters and his passenger fled the scene following the crash. No charges have been filed yet according to the report from the highway patrol. The report does not say why Watters originally fled from police.

— Tommy Brown, 63, Hanoverton, was cited with OVI and failure to yield at a stop sign after he ran a stop sign at the intersection of Georgetown Road and 12th Street in Knox Township and collided with a vehicle driven by John A. Walters, 56, Youngstown, at 5:37 p.m. May 28. Walters sustained minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

— A vehicle struck a utility pole on Pine Hollow Road in Middleton Township at 10: 27 p.m. Thursday, causing the power lines to be pulled down. The driver fled the scene and has not been identified.

— Corbin C. Detwiler, 39, Rogers, was cited with failure to control after he traveled off the road and struck a mailbox and utility pole on state Route 7 in Fairfield Township at 2:57 p.m. June 2. Detwiler said that he must have fallen asleep according to the report from the highway patrol.

— Nicholas J. Sammartino, 22, North Lima, was cited with failure to control after he failed to negotiate a curve on state Route 164 in Fairfield Township and drove over the center line, overcorrected and drove off the road, striking two mailboxes, landscaping pavers and a traffic sign at 6:36 p.m. May 31.

— Perry M. Tatonetti, 50, Toronto, was cited with driving under suspension and distracted driving after he rear-ended a United States Postal Service LLV, a mail carrier vehicle, that was stopped partially off the roadway on state Route 14 in Salem Township at 2:01 p.m. May 31. The driver of the LLV, Jessica J. Sidwell, 43, Newton Falls, sustained minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital. Tatonetti also sustained minor injuries but declined treatment.

— Dakota L. Powell, 25, Wellsville, was cited with OVI and failure to control after he drove off the road while traveling on state Route 45 in Madison Township at 9:45 p.m. June 1.


— An officer was dispatched to a residence on state Route 517 for a juvenile complaint at 6:23 a.m. Friday. The officer spoke to the guardian of the 17-year-old boy who was claiming to be sick and would not go to work. This led to a verbal argument and the guardian allegedly threw a box heater through the bedroom window and the boy punched a hole in his wall. A report will be sent to juvenile hall.

— Officers were advised of a semi-truck that struck a fire hydrant while navigating the corner of West Lincoln and South Beaver at 7:39 a.m. Wednesday. The fire hydrant broke off and a small amount of water had leaked onto the street. The officer was unable to locate the truck and the hydrant was repaired within a few hours.

— Officers were dispatched to a residence on West Lincoln Way for a domestic dispute at 4:09 p.m. June 1. A woman advised that her and her soon to be ex-husband were arguing. She advised that he moved out of the house in February but allegedly stops by occasionally to argue with her. The man said that he still owns part of the home and noticed the grass needed to be cut so he stopped by to mow and the woman “started having a fit” which led to the argument.

— Officers responded to Willow Grove Park for concern of narcotics located by the fire department at 7 p.m. June 2. Chief Mark Hall advised that his men were pressure washing the rafters in the pavilion when he noticed a small tin container fall to the ground. The container held a social security card and a small bag of marijuana. The officers transported the marijuana back to the police department and placed it in a temporary storage locker.

Liverpool Township

— Deborah S. Fitzgerald, of Sunset Lane, was northbound in the 1800 block of Campground Road at 10:27 a.m. June 3 when she went off the right side of the road, striking two signs and a tree. No citations were noted.

— A pellet gun was discovered in a bush shortly after noon June 2 in the 100 block of Westfield Road, where an identified subject was discovered lying near a bush with a jack stand. When the officer cleared, St. Clair Township police had the individual, whom they had arrested previously for a rash of catalytic converters, stopped. He alleged ownership of the pellet gun but not the jack stand. Police advised him to prove ownership of the gun before it could be released to him and to leave the area. A check of the neighborhood was made with no one claiming any items missing or disturbed.

— Police responded at 3:05 p.m. Friday to the area of state Route 7 and Kountz Avenue for the report of a semi truck who had lost part of its load on the side of the highway.


— An officer responded at 6:55 p.m. June 3 to Independence Square for a juvenile bullying complaint.

— A woman reported at 7:34 p.m. June 4 that she was heading south on state Route 7 when a subject in a gray PT Cruiser pulled out of Koontz Avenue and struck her passenger side front fender and side front door.

— A complainant said that at 2:15 p.m. June 5 when he was parked in the 800 block of Riverside Avenue someone had vandalized his vehicle.

— Police investigated a hit-skip crash sometime before 1:15 a.m. June 6 in the area of Nevada and Riverside. Witnesses reported that they had been fishing on 18th and Riverside when a “speeding” dark gray Dodge Charger nearly struck them and hit the Dodge Neon that had been parked in the grass roadside before backing up and leaving the scene.

— Another crash was reported at 6:38 p.m. June 6 near the state Route 7 north and Clark exit near the Intermodal, where Wayne Zink hit one of the orange construction barrels with his box truck and it flew out the back and struck a van driven by Aubrey Tharp. Zink alleged the barrels were too close to the driving lane. He sustained no damage to the box truck.

— Officers were dispatched at 3:37 a.m. June 8 to the 1000 block of Commerce Street for a dispute.

— Police responded to a crash at 2 p.m. May 31 near the state Route 7 north on-ramp in a construction zone, involving Robert W. Brewer and McKenna Simms. Simms was cited for failure to maintain an assured clear distance.

East Liverpool

— Darnell J. Arnott was served at 12:51 pm. Sunday in the 1000 block of Pennsylvania Avenue with a warrant out of Columbiana County.

— Heidi D. Roe was arrested at 10:17 a.m. Sunday in the 1100 block of Sunset Drive on a charge of public intoxication.


— Lacey Shasteen, 24, of Oak Street, was charged with possession of drug abuse instrument and drug paraphernalia and taken into custody on a warrant for drug paraphernalia after police saw her walking in the 2200 block of East State Street at 11:44 p.m. Monday and knew about the active warrant. During a search, suspected narcotics and drug paraphernalia were found in her possession. She was taken to jail. Other charges are pending lab results.

— A possible intoxicated driver was reported entering the city limits at 8:16 p.m. Monday at North Cunningham and East State. The vehicle was found at a local business and police spoke to the owner, who was not suspected of being impaired.

— A caller at 5:47 p.m. Monday reported a dog left unattended in a vehicle with the windows cracked in the 2400 block of East State Street, but the vehicle was not found.

— A man talked to police at 4:39 p.m. Monday, saying an adult male gave his juvenile daughter alcohol causing issues recently. He didn’t want the male returning to his mother’s or his property. The male was contacted and told not to return to the property.

— Police are investigating an issue reported at 3:38 p.m. Monday with a juvenile regarding statements made.

— Chantel Shuman, 29, of Orchard Court, was taken into custody and taken to jail on a warrant for failure to appear on a drug charge after officers assisted other agencies in executing a search warrant in the 200 block of South Howard Avenue at 2:37 p.m. Monday. While on scene, officers made contact with Shuman, who had the warrant out of Columbiana County.

— Police responded at 2:30 p.m. Monday to Salem Regional Medical Center for a combative patient, who was calm talking with staff.

— Police at 2:04 p.m. Monday assisted Lisbon Police in making contact with a city resident on Southeast Boulevard, leaving a note on the door after being unable to make contact.

— A suspicious person was reported at 1:08 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of East Third Street where a man said he was trying to speak with his girlfriend who was supposedly living in an apartment complex. No one there matched her description. The man also said other things that appeared to not make sense. He agreed to go to the hospital to be checked out.

— An animal owner was warned about leaving an animal in a vehicle during hot weather after a caller complained at 2:19 p.m. Saturday. The windows were rolled down and the animal wasn’t in distress.

— A property owner on Jefferson called at 12:58 p.m. Saturday about an unknown neighbor draining a swimming pool and water saturating his back yard. Officers saw water running through the yard and found the source on Whinnery Road. A woman said she would take care of it.

— Brian Manley, 38, of West Sixth Street, was charged with domestic violence and taken to jail after police were called for a domestic at his residence at 12:27 a.m. Saturday for allegedly grabbing a woman by the wrist.

— A domestic was reported at 9:32 p.m. Friday in the 100 block of South Union, but the man had already left. A woman said an argument with her fiance turned physical. She did not want medical treatment. A warrant will be issued for her fiance.

— A suspicious person was reported pounding his fist on the sidewalk on South Lincoln at 8:48 p.m. Friday, but told police he was just walking his dog.

— A Salem resident reported possible credit card theft at 6:47 p.m. Friday, saying someone took their bank card and accessed their account, opening a new account in their name. Officers told the resident to call the bank and cancel the accounts and open a new account.

— Police were called to the post office parking lot at 6:14 p.m. Friday for a suspicious vehicle, finding a man slumped over the steering wheel. He was having a medical issue and refused transport when fire department medics and KLG arrived. Relatives arrived to take him and the vehicle home.


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