County Sheriff

— A man was reported inside an apartment on Rose Drive, Center Township, at 5:23 a.m. Sunday. Warrants were issued for Adam L. Lodge, Rose Drive, who lives in apartment seven, but was found in apartment 21. Lodge will be charged with burglary and criminal damaging.


— A male subject reported at 7:23 p.m. Nov. 11 that rented furniture was removed from a home at an undisclosed location. The company advised for him to file a police report.

— A crash was reported at 7:03 p.m. Nov. 14 involving Jalen DeSarro, who lost control of his vehicle and veered off a slick 10th Street Extension into a fence on the side of the road. No additional information was available.

— A Wood Street resident reported at 7:53 p.m. Nov. 17 that his Nintendo Switch had been stolen from either his home or his place of employment.

— Police investigated a crash in the area of Fourth and Broadway on Nov. 9 involving Mindy Bess and Donald McMahon, no addresses listed. Bess told the officer that McMahon’s blue Smith allegedly hit the driver’s side of her Pontiac car, an assertion that McMahon denied. Upon checking the truck and trailer, the officer was unable to find any damage.

— Police advised an Independence Square woman to seek a protection order, after she alleged that an known unwanted subject would not leave her property.

— An officer investigated a hit-skip crash with a parked vehicle shortly after midnight Nov. 19 in the area of 18th Street and Clark Avenue.

Liverpool Township

— Vandalism was reported to a residence at 3:19 p.m. Saturday in the 2000 block of Ohio Avenue allegedly by the former tenants.

— Police recovered an allegedly misappropriated vehicle at 4:50 p.m. Sunday in the Autozone parking lot in downtown East Liverpool, after city police contacted them. A Liverpool Township woman had reported her vehicle was reported via unauthorized use back on Nov. 18. The victim believes that her mother sold her vehicle without her permission to another subject. The incident remains under investigation.

— An officer responded at 11 p.m. Sunday to the 2300 block of Gladys Avenue to a possible burglary in process, after another female was trying to get in the front door while her daughter was at home. According to the woman’s doorbell camera, the same thing happened a few days ago and she recognized the suspect. The family asked for additional checks at her house.

— A woman reported at 3:50 p.m. Monday in 1800 block of LaCroft Avenue that her estranged husband and his sister had made threats against her life. She was advised on how to obtain a protection order.

— Ronald Branaman, no address listed, was arrested at 8:30 p.m. Nov. 23 on a charge of OVI, after a routine traffic stop. Upon contact in the parking lot of the Wellsville car wash, the officer detected a strong odor of alcoholic beverage and conducted field sobriety tests, which Branaman failed. Upon transport to the police station, he provided a .130 BAC sample, which is nearly twice the legal limit and was given a courtesy transport home.

— No charges were noted against Briar Wolski, 16, of state Route 58 in Lisbon, after she slid on an icy road at 9:54 p.m. Sunday in the 1900 block of Annesley Road and rolled her vehicle. She was transported to East Liverpool City Hospital by her parent to be checked, after refusing ambulance transport.

— No citation was noted after a two-vehicle crash at 11:08 a.m. Nov. 22 in the area of Boring Lane and Densmore Avenue. According to the report, David B. Long of Jupiter Drive was operating 2000 Ford E-350 van and backed into a vehicle by Mackenzie E. Pirarsky of state Route 39 in Wellsville. No injuries were noted to the two small children in Pirarsky’s car or the adult male passenger in Long’s vehicle, which was owned by Columbiana County commissioners. No adverse weather conditions were noted on the report.


— A Salem Junior High student was taken into custody and transported to the Columbiana County Juvenile Detention Center at 12:03 p.m. Tuesday after the school resource officer was made aware of an issue.

— Officers responded to the 500 block of East Third Street at 8:08 a.m. Tuesday where a resident reported a woman at the residence was yelling and causing a disturbance. Officers found the woman had calmed down and she was sent on her way.

— Officers responded to the 600 block of East Third Street at 6:21 a.m. Tuesday where a resident reported an irate woman was on his property and causing a disturbance. The woman was found not to live at the property and sent on her way with a warning for disorderly conduct. Officers returned to the property at 9:16 a.m. where the resident reported a woman he knows was outside and yelling at his window. The woman had already left before officers arrived. She was located and said she wanted to use the resident’s phone but he wouldn’t let her. She was told to stay off the property and remain orderly.

— Officers responded to the 100 block of East Sixth Street at 4:19 p.m. Monday where a resident reported his brothers ex-girlfriend had shown up and was attempting to get him to go back out with her. The brother, who also lives at the residence, said it was okay for the ex-girlfriend to be there.

— Thomas E. Larkins Jr., 38, Salem, was charged with criminal damaging after officers responded to a 2900 block East State Street business at 2:26 p.m. Monday where he was observed cutting open merchandise and placing items in his pockets. Larkins Jr. admitted to the action and turned over the items he had put in his pockets

— Officers responded with medical personnel to the 600 block of South Lundy Avenue at 2:18 p.m. Monday in reference to a man who did not know where he was or how he got there. The man was transported to the Salem hospital for evaluation.

— Officers stood by while a humane society agent could perform an investigation in the 500 block of Prospect Street at 12:47 p.m. Monday.


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