Perry Township

— Perry police at 12:12 a.m. Tuesday assisted Salem officers with a traffic stop at state Route 45 and Pine Lake Road.

— Jessica Hill, 38, Youngstown, was cited for failure to yield after turning her vehicle left from U.S. Route 62 to North Ellsworth Avenue and colliding with a vehicle driven by Virginia Mears, 79, Salem, who had the green light at the intersection at 5:45 p.m. Monday.

— Police responded at 5:07 p.m. Monday to West Pine Lake Road to check the welfare of a juvenile after the Salem school resource officer reported possible suicidal thoughts by the juvenile. The juvenile was found to be in good mental health and was asked to follow up with the Salem SRO and if he had any of those feelings to call for help.

— A large amount of debris was reported in the road at West State Street and the U.S. Route 62/state Route 45 bypass at 2:45 p.m. Monday, but nothing was found.

— A spokesman for Homestead Pools, 180 E. Pidgeon Road, reported at 1:52 p.m. Monday that two catalytic converters were cut off of two vehicles on the property.


— A domestic dispute was reported at 3:55 a.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of West Wilson Street, where a man said he and his fiancee were arguing and she wouldn’t return his phone. When police arrived, he said she returned the phone and all was fine.

— An East Sixth Street woman called police at 12:57 a.m. Wednesday about a purchase being made on an amazon account. She was told it’s a civil matter and to contact her attorney.

— Suspicious activity was reported at 6:35 p.m. Tuesday by a woman in the 200 block of North Broadway who said an unknown male in a vehicle was taking pictures of their new vehicle. He was not found.

— Chickens were reported running loose on the road in the area of West School Street and East Fifth Street at 4:49 p.m. Tuesday. No chickens were found.

— Police responded at 4:04 p.m. Tuesday to the 1100 block of East Third Street to check the well-being of a resident. The resident told police there was no problem.

— A woman in the 1600 block of East State Street reported at 3:39 p.m. Tuesday that her juvenile son went to school and never returned home. She said he had made comments about running away. He was entered into the law enforcement data base as a runaway.

— A reckless driver was reported eastbound from the 1000 block of East State Street at 12:21 p.m. Tuesday. Officers saw the vehicle at Fair and followed for several blocks, noting the vehicle left its lane once and was weaving periodically. A traffic stop was initiated and officers found no indicators of impairment. The elderly driver was advised of the complaint and told to pay extra attention when driving.

East Palestine

— Officers received a report of a suspicious person on Brookdale Avenue.

— Police received a report of a car being picked up from a flatbed truck on Howell Avenue at 11:51 p.m. Tuesday.

— Tuesday morning an officer helped a truck driver on East Clark Street make it to his destination on Everett Street.

— An officer reunited a child with his parents Monday morning.

— Officers spoke with an employee of a business on East Taggart Street about threats being made against her Sunday evening.

— A woman on West Street spoke to officers Sunday afternoon to make a complaint regarding an assault from a former roommate.

— Police conducted a welfare check on East Taggart Street Friday night at the request of another police agency. Officers made no contact with the person at the residence.

Liverpool Township

— Kristina L. Williamson, no address listed, was arrested Nov. 15 on Brighton Avenue on a charge of possession of marijuana.

— Anthony Bradley, no address listed, was cited Nov. 13 for speeding and served with a warrant out of Columbiana County.

— A subject reported Nov. 9 that someone had broken into his vacant house and been squatting inside. A mini bike was discovered missing.

— An incident of unauthorized use of her motor vehicle was reported Nov. 18 in the 900 block of Eighth Avenue.

— Police were dispatched Sunday to the 900 block of Myler Road for a civil dispute.

— Officers responded Nov. 9 to Trentvale Street to take a report regarding the theft of a backhoe. Several hours later, they were on routine patrol in the area of Price Street, when officers observed three males leaving the area where the backhoe was recovered from a nearby creek. A female resident in the area, reported that 20 minutes after the theft, one of the males showed up at her residence with the backhoe and wanted to clean up her property to make it up for allegedly stealing $400 from her earlier. The report didn’t say whether any of the suspects were charged.

— Jason Moore, no address listed, was arrested Nov. 17 in the area of Campground Road on an OVI charge, after he allegedly blew a .24 BAC and failed field sobriety tests.

Highway Patrol

— Marcus Reed, 19, Nittany Drive, Summitville, was southbound on state Route 164 in Washington Township at 1:40 a.m. Saturday when he drove off the left side of the roadway striking a ditch, a guide wire and another ditch. Reed was cited with OVI, failure to control, driving under OVI suspension and possession of marijuana. He was uninjured.

— Clarence Davis Ray, 64, Shreveport, La., was eastbound on North Street in Homeworth at 10:09 p.m. Monday in a semi truck, when he was making a left turn onto Cherry Street and drove partially off the right side of the roadway and into a yard. Ray was cited with failure to control.

— Robert G. Wallace, 68, Youngstown, was southbound on state Route 164 in Wayne Township and failed to maintain control at 5:45 p.m. Friday. He went off the right side of the road, struck the end of a guardrail and continued over the guardrail while the trailer he was towing remained on top of the guardrail. An ATV on the trailer was ejected and rolled over the hill. Wallace was cited with both OVI and failure to control.

— Kyle Andrew Knight, 22, Hull Road, Salineville, was northbound on state Route 45 in Madison Township at 10:30 p.m. Saturday when he drove off the right side of the roadway striking two traffic signs and a ditch. Knight was uninjured and cited with failure to control.

— Jacen Alan Sharp, 25, Prospect Street, Salem, was eastbound on Salem Grange Road in Salem Township at 7:21 p.m. Sunday when he went off the right side of the road and struck a mailbox. He was not injured and was cited with failure to control. Two passengers in his vehicle, ages 17 and 15, were transported by Leetonia EMS to Salem Regional Medical Center for possible injuries.

— Justin Moser, 23, state Route 517, Lisbon, was westbound on state Route 154 in Elkrun Township at 5:40 p.m. Saturday when a woman walking along the side of the road in black clothing struck the mirror on the side of Moser’s vehicle. Moser reported he stopped to check on the woman, who said she was “fine” and continued walking in the direction of Gulf Gas station on state Route 7 without giving her name. Troopers and Negley EMS searched for the woman but could not find her.

— Casey Sue Hilderbrand, 33, Spillway Road, Lisbon, was northbound on Spillway Road, while Andrea Pearl Argabrite, 58, Lucille Drive, Lisbon, was westbound making a right turn out of the Dollar General onto Spillway Road at 5:41 p.m. Friday. Argabrite struck the side of Hilderbrand’s vehicle. Argabrite was cited with failure to yield and no injuries were reported.

— Michael Patrick Dempsey Miller, 20, Eagleton Road, Lisbon, was eastbound on state Route 172 near Gamble Road at 8:34 p.m. Saturday when he began making a left turn onto Gamble Road and instead drove off the right side of that roadway striking a utility pole’s guide wire and a ditch. Miller was uninjured and was cited with failure to control.

— Charles Lee Butcher, 57, Yates Road, Salem, was southbound on a Harley Davidson motorcycle on Depot Road in Hanover Township at 5:25 p.m. Nov. 17, when he struck a deer in the road, causing the motorcycle to overturn and travel off the right side of the road. It struck a ditch and ejected Butcher, who was transported by EMT to a landing zone where LifeFlight transported him St. Elizabeth’s main hospital with suspected serious injuries.

— Faith Marie Webb, 53, state Route 45, Lisbon, was eastbound on state Route 517 at 1:45 a.m. Friday, when another vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed westbound crossed the center line, forcing Webb to swerve off the roadway and strike a guardrail. The other vehicle, described as a dark truck, continued on and was not located.

— Fantasha Dawn Smith, 21, Crestview Road, Leetonia, was northbound on Lisbon Road in Salem Township at 5:21 p.m. Nov. 14 when she drove off the right side of the road and struck a ditch. She was uninjured and cited with failure to control.

— Brendan Burdette, 27, Hubbard, was southbound on Beard Road in Unity Township at 12:50 a.m. Nov. 14 when he went off the left side of the road, striking four trees before the vehicle caught fire. He abandoned the vehicle, but after he was located admitted to driving at the time of the crash. Burdette was cited with failure to control.

— Richard Bickel, 15, Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, was eastbound on Applegate Road in Madison Township at 11:11 p.m. Nov. 16 when he drove off the right side of the road and struck a tree. The vehicle was found abandoned with blood on the seats and rooftop, as well as a sandal and muddy footprints on the hood. The owner of the license plate said he sold the vehicle to Chad Bickel. Troopers found Richard Bickel to be nervous and having blood on his hands. He eventually admitted he had just fixed the vehicle and was testing it out when a deer jumped in front of him causing him to swerve. The boy did not have a license and his father said he had fallen asleep and did not know the boy took the vehicle. Bickel was cited with failure to control, driving without a license and a seat belt violation.


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