Highway Patrol

— Juston E. Buskirk, 42, of East Palestine was driving east on state Route 154 in Elkrun Township at 8:19 p.m. Wednesday when he drove over the center line and off the left side of the roadway. Buskirk struck an embankment and traffic sign.

— Shelby E. Dipasquale, 30, of Miamisburg, Ohio, was driving east on state Route 39 at 6:49 p.m. Wednesday in Yellow Creek Township when a deer ran onto the roadway. Dipasquale struck and killed the deer. Dipasquale’s vehicle sustained extensive damage requiring a tow from the scene.

— Seth A. Little, 21, of Salem was northbound on Depot Road in Center Township at 6:25 p.m. Tuesday and struck a deer that entered the roadway.

Sheriff’s office

— Romen Bashline, 31, Richardson Avenue, Negley, was charged with obstructing official business after deputies were called at 11:22 p.m. Nov. 22 to Fairway Road for a property dispute which turned violent. Bashline was arrested during the investigation.


— An officer responded to a South Madison Avenue home at 2:17 p.m. Friday where a woman reported a landscaping company was removing leaves from the yard when the neighbor came over and poked one of the workers in the chest with stick. The neighbor claimed the worker was throwing sticks into her yard. Both individuals denied the allegations and the complainant wanted the incident documented.

— Salem City Schools reported at 1:49 p.m. Friday receiving information from the bank that a check was attempted to be cashed that appeared to be fraudulent. The check was found to be forged and only the correct account and routing numbers.

— Officers responded to the 1100 block of East State Street at 1:42 p.m. Friday where a juvenile reported she had run away from her foster home and did not want to return. She was transported to the Salem hospital for evaluation after making threats to harm herself.

— Officers responded to the 600 block of Vine Street at 12:32 a.m. Friday in reference to a possible domestic dispute and found a couple had been arguing, but there were no signs of violence. The male individual involved had already left the home.

— Officers responded with medical personnel to an Eastview Drive home at 11:44 p.m. Thursday where a woman had found her mother deceased from apparent natural causes. Officers stood by until no longer needed.

— A Franklin Avenue resident reported at 9:11 p.m. Thursday she had a change of custody order for her son and her ex-husband was not returning him. She was told to contact her attorney.

— Officers responded to a 200 block West Pershing Street home at 9:01 p.m. Thursday where the resident reported her juvenile daughter was receiving messages containing inappropriate remarks from her ex-boyfriend. No threats were made toward the daughter.

— Officers responded to the 700 block of West State Street at 6:58 p.m. Thursday in reference to a domestic dispute and found that a woman who did not live at the home had gotten into a fight with her ex-boyfriend. The ex-boyfriend had visible injuries on his neck. The woman had already left the scene and officers were unable to find her. A warrant was issued for her arrest for domestic violence.

— Officers responded to a 400 block East Fifth Street home at 1:52 a.m. Thursday in reference to an intoxicated topless woman attempting to kick in the door of the residence. Officers found the woman standing topless on the front porch. She refused to cooperate during the investigation and would not get off the porch so officers could talk with the homeowner, eventually charging an officer and being taken to the ground where she continued to resist orders. While being transported to the Columbiana County jail, the woman struck her head off the inside of the patrol car, causing a laceration to her head. She was transported back to Salem where medical personnel responded to evaluate her. She was ultimately transported to the Alliance hospital for her injury and mental evaluation after making numerous threats of suicide. During the arrest one officer sustained a minor injury to his left knee. Charges are pending on the woman upon her release from the hospital.

— Patrolling officers observed someone lying in the road way in the 100 block of South Ellsworth Avenue at 12:10 a.m. Thursday. The person had someone else with them and they were transported to the police station to wait for a ride home due to their level of intoxication.

— Officers responded to a 900 block Franklin Avenue home at 8:13 p.m. Wednesday where an East Liverpool woman reported she wanted some clothing out of the residence. The homeowner said she did not want the woman in the home and the woman was told to get the items at another time.

— Officers responded to the area of Mullins Street near Newgarden Avenue at 7:01 p.m. Wednesday in reference to a suspicious vehicle, but it left before they arrived.

— Kaitlyn N. Masters, Salem, was cited for assured clear distance ahead and hit/skip following a two-vehicle crash in the 2200 block of East State Street at 6:04 p.m. Wednesday in which she was westbound and struck another vehicle at the intersection of Southeast Boulevard, then fled the scene but was later found.

— Officers responded to the 100 block of East 14th Street at 5:01 p.m. Wednesday for an ambulance needed and stood by until medical personnel arrived to transport the patient.

— A 16-year-old Alliance teen was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash at West State Street and Dodge Drive at 12:44 p.m. Wednesday in which he was eastbound and struck the rear of another vehicle stopped for a red light.

— Officers responded to a 400 block Aetna Street home at 11:59 a.m. Wednesday in reference to a domestic dispute and found a verbal altercation between two household members. Nothing physical occurred and they separated for the day.

— Officers responded to a 300 block West Wilson Street home at 3:55 a.m. Wednesday where a resident reported his fiancee would not return his phone during an argument. She returned the phone before officers arrived.


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