County Sheriff

— Suspicious activity was reported at a Morris Road, Elkrun Township, home at 8:36 p.m. Tuesday. Deputies searched the area, but did not find anything.


— Officers assisted with an unruly youth on West Salem Street Wednesday evening.


— Officers assisted the Columbiana County Drug Task Force with a search warrant in the 1000 block of Benton Road at 7:37 a.m. Wednesday.

— A K9 officer assisted Perry Township on a traffic stop at Beechwood and Goshen roads at 8:13 a.m. Wednesday. The K9 indicated the presence of a narcotic odor and contraband was recovered from the vehicle.

— An officer responded to the 100 block of South Broadway Avenue at 8:48 a.m. Wednesday in reference to a used needle found in the area. The officer recovered the needled and disposed of it.

— Officers responded to the 100 block of North Broadway Avenue at 9:01 a.m. Wednesday in reference to a domestic. Officers found that both people left the area in separate vehicles.

— Adam Dennison, 42, Calla Road, Beloit, was charged with obstruction of official business after officers responded to a 1000 block East State Street business at 9:19 a.m. Wednesday in reference to a person to be removed. The caller reported a customer, later identified as Dennison, was getting irate with workers and yelling obscenities to other customers. Dennison refused to give officers his identification and the leave the store, then failed to comply with multiple orders before being arrested.

— A Columbiana County Drug Task Force agent on patrol observed a possible domestic involving a man and woman yelling at each other in a vehicle in the 400 block of East Fifth Street at 11:34 a.m. Wednesday. Salem officers spoke with the two people and noticed an odor of marijuana. A probable cause search revealed a glass pipe used for smoking marijuana, which the man, identified as Ryan Romigh, no age or address listed, admitted was his. Romigh was cited for drug paraphernalia and officers determined nothing physical occurred between the two people.

— Officers assisted the Columbiana County Drug Task Force with a search warrant in the 200 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 3:53 p.m. Wednesday.

— Officers responded to a 100 block West Seventh Street home at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday where the resident reported hearing people arguing in her kitchen and someone came into the front room. She said she told the person to get out of the house and he did. She said her purse is now missing. Officers checked the area but could not find anyone.

— An officer on patrol at 7:29 p.m. Wednesday saw smoke coming from a vehicle in the fenced in parking lot at the corner of North Howard Avenue and West Second Street. A short time later the vehicle’s engine compartment was engulfed in flames. The fire department arrived, forced entry through the gate and quickly extinguished the fire.

— A Jersey Shore, Pa., resident reported at 8:53 p.m. Wednesday a possible theft that occurred two years ago when she was living in Salem.

— Officers responded to the 400 block of East Perry Street at 10:44 p.m. Wednesday where a resident reported his juvenile daughter had invited three other juveniles into the home without his knowledge and he wanted them to leave. Their parents were contacted and they were turned over to them.

— Officers responded the 1700 block of East Third Street at 11:20 p.m. Wednesday in reference to a juvenile who made remarks of self harm to his parents. The juvenile had at one time a knife when making the comments. Medical personnel arrived and the juvenile was transported to a local hospital at the mother’s request.

— Officers responded to the 1000 block of West Perry Street at 1:19 a.m. Thursday where the resident reported someone was pointing a flashlight in her window and turning the door knob. Officers searched the area but did not find anyone.

— An officer on patrol at 1:44 a.m. Thursday found a man and woman in the middle of the roadway in the 100 block of Ohio Avenue who appeared to be arguing. They said there was no problem and they were told to stay out of the roadway.


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