County Sheriff

— A deputy was sent to check on someone at a Darlington Road home at 6:49 p.m. Tuesday, where the woman reported she was fine.

— A woman reported at 2:23 p.m. May 25, a man had asked one of her neighbors where she lived because he wanted to see her before she passed. The neighbor gave the man the information and then told the woman about what had happened. She found the encounter concerning because she does not know who the man was who was seeking her address.

— An unruly child was reported at a Depot Road home at 4:03 p.m. May 26. The child was not listening to her step mother and wanted to live with her mother. The girl thought her step mother got onto her Facebook account, read her messages and removed friends from her profile. The mother arrived and talked with the step mother. It was found the mother was the one who read the Facebook messages and removed the friends. The deputy left, allowing the mothers to deal with the situation.

— A man was reported yelling outside a state route 170, Middleton Township, home at 7:52 p.m. May 25. Deputies spoke to the man and told him to keep the noise down.

— A woman reported a man who was supposed to be working on her truck at her uncle’s home was driving her truck without permission in the area of U.S. Route 30 in West Township at 2:09 p.m. May 22.

— A Darlington Road, Middleton Township, woman reported at 1:37 p.m. May 22 her landlord had locked her out of her home without properly evicting her. Deputies explained that she was allowed back inside unless she vacates the home or is evicted properly.

— A possibly intoxicated man was reported going in and out of the creek by the bridge between the Salineville American Legion and the First Church of Christ at 11:16 p.m. Tuesday. The area was checked, but no one was located.


— Officers were dispatched to the South Bayshore area about suspicious people.

— A resident on Brenda Lane called said it looked like someone tried to move her child’s bike from the yard.


— Police responded at 11:22 p.m. Tuesday to the 1500 block of South Lincoln Avenue for an irate man, locating him just south of Snyder Road in Perry Township. Township officers were advised and city officers stood by with Perry until the man was transported to the hospital by KLG.

— An anonymous person at 10:55 p.m. Tuesday reported a sex offense that occurred earlier. The complaint is under investigation with possible charges pending.

— A domestic dispute was reported at 8:56 p.m. Tuesday in the 1000 block of Buckeye Avenue where an intoxicated man was allegedly yelling at his juvenile grandchildren. He told police the kids got upset when their electronic devices were taken away. Officers cleared after another relative came and got the kids.

— A suspicious person, possibly a distraught male, was reported walking south on the railroad tracks near the Mullins Street crossing at 7:50 p.m. Tuesday. Officers located the man crossing the tracks, but he did not appear distraught. He was told about the trespassing laws.

— Suspicious activity was reported at 6:34 p.m. Tuesday in the 700 block of Prospect Street where a woman believed someone entered her home sometime before 10 a.m., but police found everything appeared normal and nothing was reported missing.

— A man at 6:03 p.m. Tuesday reported an ongoing issue with a known male.

— Police at 5:53 p.m. Tuesday spoke with a man in the 500 block of West Sixth Street about an active protection order. He was attempting to gather his belongings without violating the order. Officers spoke to the protected person who agreed with having a mutual friend gather his property.

— Police were called at 5:11 p.m. Tuesday to the 800 block of East State Street to check the well-being of a man slumped over on the sidewalk, possibly suffering from a medical condition. The caller said he got to his feet slowly, but police could not locate the person.

— A woman in the 200 block of Vine Avenue called at 2:01 p.m. Tuesday for a parking complaint with a red truck. The truck was found parked within 5 feet of the driveway and was moved after police contacted the owner. The woman caller was told to cease her actions after she was yelling from her porch loud enough to be heard several houses away.

— A woman at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday reported $140 was stolen out of her purse from her locker at work. She said she told a supervisor, who just responded “I’m not surprised.” The theft is under investigation.

— Officers were called at 12:09 p.m. Tuesday to South Union and Franklin for a man in a blue shirt walking a dog yelling and throwing rocks. He was found at Centennial Park and denied the allegations.

— Police were called at 10:01 a.m. Tuesday to Grace Woods on Benton Road for a combative resident. Apparently he was moving out and had already made arrangements, which were confirmed. He was told to be civil with the staff members.

Perry Township

— Police received a call at 11:20 p.m. Sunday about a man’s car keys being taken by a woman, but he wasn’t home on Benton Road when police arrived to get the details.

— A medical was reported at 8:32 p.m. Sunday on Newgarden Avenue where police found a man from out of the area who said he had been walking since Saturday. The fire department and EMT arrived and he was taken to the hospital.

— A South Lincoln Avenue woman at 8:25 p.m. Sunday reported a large low-flying airplane.

— A dog at large was reported on Benton Road at 4:02 p.m. Sunday. The dog ran off from police. The owner was found and told the dog was loose, but the dog was not found.

— A reckless vehicle was reported at 3:34 p.m. Sunday on U.S. Route 62, but was not found.

— Mary Fitch and Harold Bell Jr., both of Grant Street, were each charged with domestic violence and taken to jail after a physical altercation was reported at their residence at 3:56 a.m. Sunday. Both had scratch marks.

— Three people were told they were on private property and had to leave after an officer saw a suspicious vehicle at Cry Baby Bridge on Egypt Road at 1:49 a.m. Sunday.

— A suspicious vehicle was reported at 5:52 p.m. Saturday on Goshen Road near a vacant home, but upon checking, it belonged to the property owner.

— Police were called at 4:22 p.m. Saturday to the 400 block of Lake Avenue for a neighbor dispute. A caller said the mailbox they share with the next door neighbor was destroyed sometime after words were exchanged on social media with the neighbor across the street. The incident is under investigation.

— Police answered a shooting complaint at 11:06 p.m. Saturday in the 400 block of Lake Avenue. The person doing the shooting was told to stop until they had a proper backstop.

— A domestic was reported at 12:23 p.m. Friday on East 11th Street where a woman said she injured her finger during an argument with her husband while he was closing the garage door. She was taken to the hospital with a possible broken finger. Domestic violence laws were explained to both.


— Officer Alan Shaffer responded to a call at Dairy Queen for an attempted suicide Tuesday. A man was allegedly sending Snap Chat messages indicating intent to inflict self harm. According to the police report Shaffer spoke with the man who said he was not suicidal and had been released from a mental health facility. His mother arrived and was advised to take her son. Shaffer asked the man again if he was suicidal before clearing the scene. Shortly after clearing the scene Shaffer received another call from dispatch informing him that the man had returned to the tracks and had almost been hit by a train. Shaffer returned to the scene where he was able to talk him off the railway. Shaffer requested an additional officer and EMS assistance. The man was transported to the hospital.

— Police responded to a residence on Columbia Street Tuesday regarding a woman who had called and informed her mother she wanted to harm herself. When officers arrived the woman agreed to go by ambulance to Salem ER.

— Superintendent of Utilities Ed Allen reported he had video of a former water plant employee littering near the driveway Wednesday. This was the second report in a week of the individual throwing trash at the plant. The trash was collected and a report was sent to the prosecutor’s office.

— A door at the Dairy Queen was found unlocked Monday when an employee went to open the restaurant. The building was secure.

— Officers responded to an address on Columbia Street for a verbal dispute Monday.

— Monday a woman reported a Silver Chevy had pulled into her drive and taken pictures of the house.

— Tuesday officers responded to a dispute on Columbia Street between two people. One person left to stay with a family member.

— Officers responded to the Leetonia Street Department storage unit on East High Street regarding a person attempting to gain access to the unit. Officers checked the building and were unable to locate anyone.

— Officers responded to Columbia Street regarding three men going through a shed. An officer spoke with the men and the homeowner and verified they were allowed to be there.


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