County Sheriff

— A disturbance was reported on Hammond School Road, Madison Township at 5:46 p.m. Oct. 5. Thomas E. Holman, 41, was charged with disorderly conduct and transported to the county jail.

— A Saltwell Road, Center Township, man reported at 11:17 p.m. Oct. 5, someone damaged his mailbox.

— An Elmwood Drive, Center Township, man reported at 12:05 a.m. Wednesday someone on ATVs damaged his mailbox.

— Deputies spoke with a Walnut Street, Washingtonville, home owner after someone reported loud music at 7:48 p.m. Saturday. No loud music was heard when deputies arrived.

— Deputies told a woman in the 10000 block of Myers Road, West Township, to turn the music down after a complaint was received at 8:40 p.m. Saturday.

— A loose horse was reported in the front yard of a Darner Road, Elkrun Township, home at 4:02 p.m. Saturday. Deputies found the horse loose in a field nearby and a dispatcher contacted the owner, who responded to get the animal.

— Deputies checked on an alarm at Dr. Shivers business on state Route 45, Salem Township at 3:08 p.m. Sunday. All the doors and windows were secure at the ground level.

Highway Patrol

— Sarah Morgan Harrold, 19, Pleasant Street, East Liverpool, was eastbound on U.S. Route 30 in St. Clair Township at 3:19 p.m. Oct. 4, when she lost control of her vehicle, went off the right side of the road and struck a tree. She was cited with failure to control. No injuries were reported.

— Sally M. Westfall, 82, Rochester Road, Minerva, was going westbound from a driveway and attempted to turn right onto Rochester Road in West Township at 2:10 p.m. Thursday when she struck the front bumper of a northbound Fed Ex vehicle driven by Matthew Lee Wilson, 30, Canton. No injuries were reported. Westfall was cited with failure to yield.

— Clarence Owens, 58, Newell, W.Va., was southbound on Pauls Lane and then turned right onto Trentvale Street, before going off the left side of the road, down an embankment and struck both trees and a concrete barrier at 12:15 a.m. Oct. 3. Owens’s passenger, Donald Owens, 54, Etruria Street, East Liverpool, was transported by East Liverpool EMS to city hospital with suspected minor injuries. The elder Owens, who was not injured, was cited with OVI and failure to control.


— A woman was crying hysterically when she called police at 4:08 a.m. Saturday. She reported she did not want to get her boyfriend in trouble, but he laid hands on her. She was in her car and stopped by the police station to give a statement. She said her boyfriend came home intoxicated, started pushing her and telling her to get out of bed. He pretended to throw her belongings, including her keys and phone out of the house, but actually put them in the bathroom. She said he grabbed her around the neck after pushing her to the ground and broke some of her belongings. Police found no signs of injury on her and she declined to prosecute him anyway. The boyfriend, who lives in the 300 block of maple Street, said nothing physical happened. He had been intoxicated and just wanted her to leave.

— A woman reported at 4:08 p.m. Oct. 4, she had been working at the Valley View for several months and they had been paying her with paychecks and cash, but she recently was not paid for overtime and she quit on Oct. 4. Police told her it is a civil matter for the courts.

— Someone was reported shooting a firearm in the area of West Washington Street at 3:47 p.m. Oct. 4. Police did not locate anyone, but while they were there more people called police to report shots were fired in the area of the park. Police spoke to several children at the park, who said the shots seemed to be coming from the direction of Logtown Road. Police checked Willow Grove Park and heard the shots, which were coming from somewhere west of the village.

— A West Lincoln Way man reported at 12:37 a.m. Wednesday a woman left her belongings at his home and he wanted to know if he could removed them. Police suggested they could be there if the woman wanted to come get her belongings, but advised against him moving them himself in case he damaged something.

— Police saw a vehicle drive over the center line several times on state Route 154 and initiated a traffic stop, but the driver did not stop until she neared Jackson Street at 9:48 p.m. Wednesday. The woman was crying and shaking. When asked if she had been drinking, she told police she had not. She said she had her baby in the back seat and was just trying to get home after a fight with her boyfriend. Police did a field sobriety test after finding several prescription pill bottles on the seat, but she passed. Police suggested she get someone to come and pick her up for both her safety and that of her child. She agreed and left her vehicle nearby.

— A man in the 800 block of North Market Street reported at 9:29 p.m. Wednesday his neighbor was coming over every 15 minutes, knocking on his door and refusing to leave him alone. Police spoke to the neighbor who said he wanted the other man gone from the neighborhood because he “likes to smoke weed with 15-year-old kids” and he did not like him. Both men were told to stay in their apartments and leave each other alone.

— A Lisbon Road, East Liverpool, woman reported at 6:31 p.m. Wednesday she lost her wallet at the BP station and did not realize it until she had returned her CARTS vehicle. When she went back to the BP an employee told her someone found her wallet. However, the wallet was missing her drivers license, her Huntington Bank card, $26, keys to a 1994 Ford Taurus and her work ID. She canceled her card.

— A vehicle was in a ditch on state Route 517 just outside of Lisbon and the highway patrol asked if they could check the area at 9:49 p.m. Oct. 5. Police located the vehicle and the driver was fine, but needed a tow truck. Police waited until the highway patrol was able to arrive.

East Palestine

— A woman was reported rolling around undressed at a North Sumner Street location Friday night.

— Officers advised two people in a verbal dispute at a South Market Street residence to separate Sunday morning.

— Police served Ashley Ann Jackson and Brigitta Marie Cepin citations for possession and Jackson was given a written warning following a traffic stop on West Rebecca Street Saturday evening.

— A man reported people living in a car near a building on Park Avenue Saturday morning.

— A woman reported a solar light stolen from her yard Friday evening.

— A woman at North Market Street reported fraud Friday afternoon.

— Two youth walking on West Clark Street after curfew were transported home by an officer early Friday morning.

— Officers arrested Mia Sheets on a warrant through the Stark County Sheriff’s Office.

— Officers responded to a Park Avenue address regarding a suspicious vehicle complaint Wednesday afternoon.

Perry Township

— An officer at 12:59 a.m. Monday saw a suspicious person walking in the road on Michigan Boulevard. The officer spoke with the juvenile who was struggling with a breakup and walking to calm down. He was given a ride back home.

— Police conducted a traffic stop at 4:14 p.m. Sunday in the 900 block of West State Street for an equipment violation, with further investigation leading to a Salem K-9 team responding. K-9 Simon indicated to narcotics in the vehicle. A search yielded drug paraphernalia and a trace amount of suspected methamphetamine. The driver, Anna Greenisen, 39, Salem, was cited for vehicle defects. The passenger, Thomas Peterson, 57, Medina, was charged with tampering with evidence and possession of drug paraphernalia.

— An unruly juvenile was reported at 1:55 p.m. Saturday in the 1000 block of Liberty Street where the juvenile’s mother said the juvenile threatened her and her boyfriend and destroyed the house. KLG transported the juvenile to a hospital.

— Police responded at 9:49 p.m. Saturday to the 1100 block of Prospect Street Extension where a man said an unwanted female was walking towards the property. She was not found. Police had been called to the same residence at 6:41 p.m. Friday when a woman reported the unwanted female entered the home uninvited and was refusing to leave. Police did not find her. Police had also been called there at 2:14 p.m. Thursday for the female being on the property, but she was not found.

— A female threatening suicide was reported at 2:48 p.m. Friday in the 1100 block of Benton Road where family members said she was having a mental health crisis and was trying to leave. She told police she was not suicidal and just wanted to leave, but agreed to be transported to a hospital to see a mental health professional. She was taken by EMT ambulance to Alliance hospital.

— Police were called at 9:13 p.m. Thursday to the 1900 block of South Lincoln Avenue for a well-being check after a Spectrum employee was unable to make contact with an elderly female resident. Police were unable to locate the homeowner, then a family member arrived and said the homeowner was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center for an earlier fall.

— A Conser Drive resident reported at 1:50 p.m. Thursday that she ordered a pair of shoes on the Internet for $133 and became concerned due to the confirmation email looking awkward with a tracking number. She called UPS and found the tracking number provided was stolen.


— A man in the 800 block of North Union Avenue called at 5 a.m. Monday for a female to be removed from his property. Police made contact with the female and requested an ambulance for a possible medical emergency. Fire department medics and EMT assessed her and she was taken to the hospital for further evaluation.

— A possible burglary was reported at 7:53 p.m. Sunday in the 1900 block of Fairview Court where a woman thought she heard someone attempt to open her door. No one was found.

— Police and fire responded at 7:02 p.m. Sunday to the alley in the 500 block of North Lincoln Avenue where the caller reported seeing a flame on the power line. Police and fire personnel did not see anything. Ohio Edison was contacted.

— An intoxicated male was reported stumbling near the road in the 600 block of Franklin Avenue at 6:38 p.m. Sunday. Officers made contact and transported him home.

— A barking dog was reported at 6:06 p.m. Sunday in the 800 block of Washington Street. A neighbor said the homeowners were away, but believed someone had been stopping over to care for the dogs.

— A suspicious van with an elderly couple was reported pulling into a property in the 2200 block of Oak Street and then leaving at 5:10 p.m. Sunday. Nothing criminal was observed.

— A man at 5:02 p.m. Sunday spoke to police to make them aware his family was new to the area and an elderly parent was living with them who has dementia.

— Juveniles were reported messing with the stands at Sebo Stadium at 4:50 p.m. Sunday, but police found no damage.

— K-9 Simon responded to the area of Dodge Drive and West State Street to assist Perry Township with a traffic stop at 4:22 p.m. Sunday, indicating to the presence of a narcotic odor. Contraband was removed from the vehicle.

— Officers were told at 4:09 p.m. Sunday that multiple juveniles were seen taking balloons from Salem Senior Housing on West Perry Street. Officers saw juveniles walking down Arch Street towards Newgarden Avenue with the balloons. The balloons were returned to Salem Senior Housing.

— James Knepper Jr., 56, Washington Street, Washingtonville, was charged with theft after police were called at 1:47 p.m. Sunday to Walmart on East State Street for a shoplifter. A male allegedly stole $217 worth of merchandise while using the self-checkout.

— Police responded for an open door in the 400 block of East Pershing Street at 12:44 p.m. Sunday. The building was found insecure and officers checked the interior. A keyholder responded and officers stood by while the business was secured.

— A dog was reported at large at 10:25 a.m. Sunday on West State Street on the Cranmer bridge. The dog was found and reunited with family members of the owner.

— Police were called at 8:54 a.m. Sunday to Speedway gas station on West State Street for an unattended juvenile. Officers made contact with the juvenile who had opened the door and walked out of the home in the 100 block of South Howard Avenue. The incident has happened multiple times in the past. The report will be sent to the Columbiana County Department of Job and Family Services for review.

— A verbal dispute was reported on North Howard Avenue at 2:45 a.m. Sunday by an unknown female. Officers made contact with a male resident who said his roommate was in an argument with his girlfriend. The girlfriend’s mother was there to pick her up. The male wanted her to leave for the night and she left with her mother.

— A domestic was reported at 9:20 p.m. Saturday in the 500 block of Columbia Street. Police spoke with a man and woman and learned nothing physical took place. The man left for the night.

— Police responded at 8:32 p.m. Saturday to the 600 block of West Wilson Street where a woman said her boyfriend took a vehicle on Oct. 6 without her knowledge and was not answering her texts or phone calls. A stolen vehicle report was filled out and a warrant was being issued.


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