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Highway Patrol

— Joshua Cohen, 22, Mantua, was cited with right of way when turning left after he entered the intersection of Columbiana New Castle Road and state Route 7 in Columbiana and collided with a vehicle driven by Patrick K. Martin, 35, Youngstown, at 10:30 p.m. July 4. Martin had six passengers in his vehicle, Misti Phillips, 35, Poland, a 12-year-old girl, a 16-year-old girl, a 14-year-old girl, an 11-year-old boy and an 8-year-old boy. Five of the passengers were transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. The 8-year-old boy sustained possible injuries but was not transported.

— Danny R. Cataldo, 57, Wellsville, was cited with failure to control after he drove over the center line while traveling on state Route 45 in Madison Township and struck a sign and multiple trees at 8:53 p.m. Sunday. He sustained minor injuries.

— Lauren A. Stauffer, 20, Lisbon, was cited with failure to control after she drove over the center line and off the road while traveling on state Route 164 in Salem Township and struck a utility pole and two gas vent posts at 7:27 p.m. Monday.

— Jordan R. Ensell, 18, New Waterford, was cited with traffic control signal after he failed to stop at a red light at the intersection of state Route from state Route 14 in Unity Township and collided with a truck driven by James S. DiRocco, 65, Leetonia, at 2:22 p.m. Tuesday.

— Fawn Moser, 35, Lisbon, was cited with failure to yield from a stop sign after she entered the intersection of Miller Road and state Route 164 in Center Township and collided with a vehicle driven by Deborah Yeager, 58, Lisbon, at 3:16 p.m. Tuesday.

— Dequan A. McCutcheon, 21, Salem, was cited with failure to control after he traveled off the road while turning left onto Conkle Road in Salem Township and struck a utility pole guide wires at 5:03 p.m. Tuesday.

— Darrin K. Dustman, 27, Lisbon, was cited with assured clear distance after he rear-ended a UPS truck driven by Brian T. Delvaux, 39, New Middleton, on Columbiana Lisbon Road in Fairfield Township at 2:32 p.m. Wednesday. Delvaux sustained minor injuries.

— Noah T. Byers, 19, Salem, was cited with failure to control after he drove off the road while traveling on state Route 558 in Salem Township and struck a garage at 6:20 p.m. July 5. Byers was not injured.

East Palestine

— Officers responded to a scene at Sumner Street near East High at 1:28 p.m. Monday where a village employee located a Pepsi bottle filled with used syringes. Officers took the bottle to be disposed of properly.

— Officers responded to Wood Street Monday regarding a dispute over ferral cats.

— Officers arrested Robert Campbell at a North Market Street location Monday. The man was taken into custody and transported to the jail.

— Monday an officer assisted the Mahoning County Coroners’ office by delivering a notification to a Carbon Hill Road residence.

— Sunday morning a man reported several people sending him harassing text messages. The man reported the harassment to avoid further escalation.

— A nurse at Covington requested police assistance regarding a death notification Saturday.

— Officers responded to the 200 block of East Main Street Saturday for a property dispute. Officers informed those involved that the issue was a civil matter to be handled through the courts.

— Officers made contact with an elderly man driving a vehicle without a rear registration plate. Officers determined the man was in the process of replacing the plate, the man was given directions back to the turnpike and sent on his way.

Salem

— A woman at 2:38 a.m. Thursday requested police in the 500 block of South Broadway, saying a group of people came up to her a half hour earlier and said they were going to sexually assault her. Due to her level of intoxication, she couldn’t provide any additional information. A family member responded to take her home.

— A distraught person was reported at 2:26 a.m. Thursday in the 500 block of East State Street where a person was having trouble finding housing for the evening. Officers attempted to contact housing facilities, but were unable to locate a place. The person was given resources for the morning.

— A reckless operator was reported Wednesday night in the 2300 block of East State Street. The vehicle was located in a parking lot, where it was determined the operator was not under the influence of any substance.

— A woman at 9:34 p.m. Wednesday said her ex-boyfriend violated a no contact order, saying there was no direct contact but he used a third party. Officers will review the no contact order and go from there.

— A caller at 8:34 p.m. Wednesday reported a red Dodge Challenger traveled in reverse into her vehicle in the 300 block of East Fourth Street before fleeing the scene. The incident is under investigation with possible charges.

— Phone harassment was reported at 8:21 p.m. Wednesday in the 700 block of North Lincoln Avenue where a woman said a neighbor two doors down called her husband and told him she was having an affair with several males in East Palestine. She said the person was making up the story because he was mad at her. Officers spoke with the neighbor and told him to have no further contact with the woman or her family.

— A dog was reported in a vehicle in a parking lot in the 2400 block of East State Street with the windows up at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, but the vehicle was not found.

— Dogs were reported running loose at 7:12 p.m. Wednesday in the 1000 block of East Fourth Street. Officers located the owner and assisted in transporting the dogs home. The owner received a warning for dogs at large.

— A hit/skip was reported at 5:44 p.m. Wednesday in the 400 block of South Broadway Avenue where a woman said the front left area of her vehicle was damaged by another vehicle sometime before 5 a.m.

— A medical issue was reported at 4:49 p.m. Wednesday in the 2800 block of East State Street where a person sitting in a vehicle for a long time was possibly disoriented. Fire department medics checked on the person and provided treatment until KLG arrived.

— A man who came to the police station and had thoughts of self-harm at 4:48 p.m. Wednesday was seen by fire department medics and KLG and voluntarily taken to Salem Regional Medical Center.

— No citation was issued, but one person was injured during a private property accident in Giant Eagle parking lot, 2401 E. State St., at 4:38 p.m. Wednesday. A driver pulling behind another vehicle already stopped in line accidentally hit the gas instead of the brake and struck the rear of the already stopped vehicle. The driver of the other vehicle was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center by EMT ambulance.

— A Summit Street man reported at 4:34 p.m. Wednesday that several packages were taken off of his porch. The incident is under investigation.

— A woman at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday said she and her boyfriend broke up and he took their dog with him. She was told it’s a civil matter.

— Police were called at 12:44 p.m. Wednesday to the area under the bridge on West State Street to the check the well-being of a man beneath the overpass. He said he was just taking a break from riding his bicycle.

— A man from Cleveland Street reported at 10:58 a.m. Wednesday that an unknown female and child attempted to enter his yard through his front gate but then entered through his driveway and attempted to enter the other gate before being confronted by his girlfriend. Officers viewed video and were able to identify the female. Charges are pending.

— Police were called at 9:36 a.m. Wednesday to the 1100 block of Cleveland Street for a person who came out of a residence that does not belong to her and then walked down the street. The owner said someone has been going in her duplex. Officers found signs that someone recently has been going in and out of the property, but no one had permission to be there. The female came back to the property and said she was cleaning it out. She was told she had no right to be there and was given a criminal trespass notice.

— A suspicious vehicle was reported driving through the grass at Centennial Park at 8:52 a.m. Wednesday. A city employee said the person was driving around setting up for an upcoming craft show.

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