–An East Liverpool resident was issued a citation for driving under suspension Monday.

–An ongoing issue taking place on South Main Street between neighbors was reported Monday.


–Sunday a hit and skip incident was reported from 25 Madison Street. An officer located the vehicle suspected to be involved Monday in a parking lot on Wood Street. The officer conducted a traffic stop for loud exhaust. During the traffic stop it was discovered the driver Thomas J. Riley was operating the vehicle with a suspended license. Riley later admitted to being involved with the hit and skip incident. Riley’s vehicle was towed and Riley was issued two summons. One for a hit and skip and another for driving under suspension and loud exhaust.

–Officers received a call Sunday regarding a dispute involving visitation. Officers advised the parent requesting visitation that the issue was a civil matter and he would need to take the discussion to court.

–An officer conducted a traffic stop on Lisbon Street Friday regarding a driver operating a vehicle under suspension.

Highway Patrol

— Angela Paterchak, 24, Middle Beaver Road, Lisbon, was southbound on state Route 7 near East Palestine when she swerved to avoid a raccoon, drove off the left side of the road, striking a ditch and an embankment at 3 a.m. Friday. Paterchak was cited with OVI, failure to control, possession of marijuana and possession of marijuana paraphernalia.

— Anthony M. Dellick, 17, West Clark Street, East Palestine, was southbound on Roberts Road in Fairfield Township at 1:05 a.m. Sunday and went off the right side of the road striking a vehicle owned by Kaylin Klinger, McClure, Pa., parked in a driveway and pushing it into another parked vehicle owned by Sharon Kelly, Roberts Road, Leetonia. Dellick was cited into juvenile court for failure to control and had suspected minor injuries.

— Jonathan D. Fish, 41, North Sumner Street, East Palestine, was westbound on state Route 558 in Unity Township at 1:40 p.m. Monday and failed to maintain control, going off the right side of the road and striking two signs, a ditch and a culvert. Fish was cited with reasonable control and a seat belt violation.

— William R. Grimm, 41, Columbus, was northwest bound on state Route 164 mowing grass on the berm at 8:55 a.m. Monday, when the mower kicked up gravel and struck a vehicle owned by Erin Surmaceviz, which was parked in a driveway.

— Marissa Lynn Brothers, 30, Independence Square, Wellsville, was northbound on state Route 45 in Yellow Creek Township at 3:31 p.m. June 16, when she began making a left turn onto Crawford Road as the vehicle behind her driven by James G. Patrick, 38, Township Line Road, Wellsville, began going around her to avoid striking her from behind and struck her while she was turning. Patrick, who was driving a motorcycle, was transported by North Star EMS with suspected serious injuries. He was cited with assured clear distance and no motorcycle endorsement.

— John Lee Vance Weaver, 41, Canton, was westbound on Georgetown Road in Knox Township at 8:06 p.m. and failed to make control near the intersection with Bowman Road. Weaver was ejected from the motorcycle he was driving and transported to Aultman Hospital by EMT with suspected serious injuries. He was cited with failure to control.

— Stephan W. Jarrett, 68, Walnut Ridge, Salineville, was southbound on state Route 9 in Hanover Township at 9:30 p.m. Thursday when he struck a deer in the roadway. No injuries were reported.

— Dianna Paessun, 63, Cleveland, was stopped in traffic westbound on U.S. Route 30 at 5:09 p.m. June 12, when a vehicle behind her driven by Scott Allen Helton, 26, Youngstown, struck her from behind and then continued westbound leaving the scene. No injuries were reported. Helton was cited with assured clear distance and a hit skip accident. He also was involved in another crash on County Home Road.

— Joseph McIntosh, 33, Minerva, was westbound on U.S. Route 30 in West Township on a motorcycle at 9:30 p.m. June 13 when she struck a deer in the road, overturned and went off the right side. Both McIntosh and his passenger, Megan Starkey, 27, Minerva, were transported to Mercy Hospital in Canton with minor injuries.

— Dennis Lee Hill, 71, Alliance, was westbound on U.S. Route 62 in Knox Township at 3:31 p.m. Friday and attempted to turn left with a red arrow signal on Westville Lake Road and was struck by Loni Quinn, 30, Lake Front Drive, Beloit, who was going straight through. Hill was cited with a red light violation. Quinn was checked for injuries by Beloit EMS.

— Brenda K. Toot, 58, Raley Road, New Waterford, was eastbound on state Route 558 and failed to yield while attempting to make a left turn on state Route 7 in Fairfield Township. Richard Wilson, 26, state Route 170, East Palestine, was westbound on state Route 558 and struck by Toot as he entered the intersection. Toot was listed with minor injuries while Wilson had possible injuries. Toot was cited with failure to yield the right of way while turning left.

Salem Township

— A 36000 block Perry Grange Road resident reported at 7:59 p.m. Friday a food delivery driver drove through his garage door. The driver said she accidentally left the car in gear when she exited with the food and was not able to stop it before if crashed into the garage door.

— A 2000 block state Route 45 resident reported at 2:11 p.m. Monday seeing on his Ring device someone trespass on his property. An officer spoke with a developer in the area who said he was looking for the property pin and did not realize he was trespassing.


— Police were called at 10:27 p.m. Monday to the 800 block of East Fourth Street for a man raking the road. He was clearing debris and mud out of the road and was advised of the noise ordinance times and to finish up.

— An intoxicated male was reported riding a bicycle at 10:07 p.m. Monday at North Lincoln Avenue and State Street, but was not found.

— Police responded at 8:33 p.m. Monday to the 700 block of West Pershing Street for a dog possibly stuck under a tree branch that fell on it. Officers found the dog and it was fine. The dog’s chain had tangled around the tree branch. Officers notified the owner, who said the branch was already on the ground from earlier.

— Officers at 8:16 p.m. Monday checked the 1000 block of West State Street for a person who appeared to be intoxicated. Officers saw the person staggering while walking down the drive of a business. He said he had a few drinks and was just tired. He was given a ride to a friend’s residence and she said she would look after him.

— Police were dispatched at 7:23 p.m. Monday to East Pershing Street and South Union Avenue to check on a man walking in a hospital gown. He said he signed himself out and was walking home. Police learned he had an outstanding arrest warrant in Columbiana County and once he learned about the warrant, he wanted to go back to the hospital. He was taken back to the hospital for further treatment. The Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office was notified of his whereabouts.

— A caller at 6:57 p.m. Monday reported possible shots fired in the 400 block of Jennings Avenue. Officers located several people lighting fireworks off and told them to stop.

— Suspicious activity was reported at 5:59 p.m. Monday in the 300 block of Rose Avenue where a woman showed security footage of multiple uninvited people walking onto her front porch. Police planned extra patrols.

— A combative patient was reported at 3:53 p.m. Monday at the emergency room of Salem Regional Medical Center. When officers arrived, the patient had already been restrained by staff.

— Police were called at 2:21 p.m. Monday to the 500 block of East Second Street for criminal mischief that occurred on June 18 when someone attempted to unscrew the catalytic converter from a box truck owned by the Scratch and Dent foods business. The catalytic converter was not taken, but a spokesman for the business also said the truck is usually plugged in due to a freezer inside and it was found unplugged.


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