— A loud person was reported at 3:24 a.m. Thursday in the 1200 block of South Lincoln Avenue. Officers located the same man from an earlier report who was across the street and walking up the drive. He was told about the complaint. Police had been called at 2:58 a.m. Thursday to the same place for the same complaint and he had been advised and said he would stay in for the night.

— A domestic was reported at 11:42 p.m. Wednesday in the 400 block of Aetna Street where a woman said she and her live-in boyfriend had an argument, but nothing physical occurred, which he also confirmed. They said they would stay separated for the evening. Domestic violence laws were explained.

— Police were called at 10:58 p.m. Wednesday to a smoke investigation with the fire department in the 2300 block of East State Street at Salem Plaza. A firefighter reported a man was hiding behind a dumpster and ran around the building. Officers located the man hiding behind another dumpster. He was checked for weapons and questioned about being behind the building, was identified and said he was homeless. He was told to move along. Firefighters didn’t locate any smoke from the buildings.

— Michael Ashbaugh, 23, North Ellsworth Avenue, was charged with disorderly conduct and taken to jail after police at 10:52 p.m. Wednesday responded to his residence for the third consecutive complaint of loud persons. A woman had called back to report her next door neighbor was again shouting obscenities at her from his front porch. He was taken into custody. Police had been to the residence at 10:25 p.m. for him yelling obscenities and he was warned for a second time about disorderly conduct. During the initial call at 9:57 p.m., the woman said he was outside on his front porch howling and making animal noises for an hour. She asked him to stop and he refused. He told officers his followers on social media were listening to him make dolphin noises. He had been told to keep the noise down and given a warning for disorderly conduct.

— A bicycle reported found at 9:16 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of North Madison Avenue was collected by the owner.

— A woman in the 800 block of Granite Avenue reported at 5:32 p.m. Wednesday that a known female has been sending threatening text messages. She was told to block all forms of communication from the person.

— A metal sign was reported in the road in the 100 block of South Ellsworth Avenue at 4:27 p.m. Wednesday. The sign had been attached to a fence for a property under construction and was placed back on the fence.

— Police and fire personnel were called at 3:32 p.m. Wednesday to the 700 block of West State Street for low hanging wires. Firefighters were able to cut the lines and place them off to the side of the road.

— Police conducted a traffic stop at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday at Newgarden and West Wilson for expired registration. The driver/owner was cited, but the person’s name was not listed on the report. K-9 officers were requested at the scene and there was a positive indicator for a narcotic odor. During a search of the vehicle, a small marijuana roach was found and later destroyed at the station.

— Police were called at 11:01 a.m. Wednesday to the 1200 block of Cedar Ridge for a well-being check. The person said everything was ok.

— An officer at 10:09 a.m. Wednesday saw what appeared to be a disabled unoccupied truck and trailer in the turning lane on East State Street near Burger King. After a short time, the driver appeared and said he just went into Burger King and did not know where to park. He was told he could not use the turning lane as a parking spot and to use the restaurant’s parking lot.


— During a traffic stop on North Main Street early Wednesday morning officers located a small amount of marijuana contraband, officers issued a verbal warning.

— Officers responded to Prima Health on Royal Birkdale Drive Wednesday at 12:33 p.m. regarding a disorderly patient.

— Caleb Long, 20, of Columbiana was cited for driving under suspension in the parking lot of Taco Bell Wednesday.

East Palestine

— A woman came on station Wednesday to report custody issues. She was advised to speak with an attorney.

— An administrator with East Palestine Schools requested assistance Wednesday from the school resource officer regarding a home visit with a student not attending school.

— Officers responded to an address on West Martin Street regarding a verbal altercation between three individuals Tuesday.

— Officers received calls from the lobby phone at Covington Meadows Tuesday evening. Responding officers were unable to find anyone in need of assistance.

— Rocks were reported stolen from a property on East Main Street Tuesday.

— An intoxicated man fell down at an East Main Street address Tuesday afternoon. The man refused treatment and was turned over to family.

— A woman came on station to report harassing text messages Tuesday morning.

— Early Tuesday morning officers spoke with a woman on Howell Road regarding telecommunications harassment with a former partner. Officers advised the man to stop communicating with the woman.

— A neighbor on West Martin Street was reported yelling and cursing at his children and neighbors Monday evening.


— Wednesday morning officers were dispatched to State Route 344 regarding a vehicle versus deer collision. The vehicle was still driveable and the deer took off before the officer arrived.

— A woman came on station Monday to possible phishing report fraud. A woman was promised a free tablet by an unknown company and was approached about the tablets arrival by a UPS driver. The officer handling the complaint believed the activity sounded like a phishing attempt and advised the woman to disregard the matter.

— An older man on Ridge Street was found in his home on the floor and disoriented Monday night. Officers and EMS evaluated the man and determined no transport was necessary.

— An officer responded Monday regarding a suspicious vehicle in the Chestnut Street area.

New Waterford

— Sunday afternoon police responded to Creek Road and arrested Allan W. Murphy III, 28, of Beaver Falls for criminal trespass. Murphy was sleeping in the shed of his ex-girlfriend.

— Officers responded to a Pinewood Drive address for a theft complaint Saturday.

— Officers responded to the police department regarding a telecommunications harassment complaint from Pinewood Drive Monday.

— Tuesday officers responded to a complaint about a suspicious person on Pinewood Drive.

— Monday police responded to a suspicious persons complaint at the 3400 block of Pinewood Drive.

— Officers responded to the 3200 block of Creek Road regarding a vehicle lock out Tuesday.

— Officers assisted with a vehicle lock out on Creek Road Saturday.

— Officers responded to a vehicle lock out across from the fire department Tuesday.

— Officers stopped Malik Pullie, 24, of Wellsville, for speed and driving under suspension Wednesday. Pullie was also charged with possesion of paraphernalia.

— A report was taken regarding damaged property on North State Street Thursday.

— Police responded to a West Main Street address Tuesday evening regarding an unruly juvenile complaint.


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