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— Deputies were called to the jail after an inmate arrived with a hypodermic needle hidden in his waistband and a clear cellophane bag containing a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana. Larry O. Foster, 66, Mulberry Street, East Liverpool, is charged with possession of drug abuse instruments and possession of marijuana.

St. Clair Township

— Amber Nichole Van Dyke, 23, no address listed, was charged with petty theft after officers responded to a 16000 block Dresden Avenue home at 6:02 p.m. April 24 where she allegedly failed to scan 21 items totaling $105.04 at the self checkout.

— Erin June Mattern, 39, no address listed, was charged with petty theft after officers responded to a 16000 block Dresden Avenue home at 3:43 p.m. April 24 where she allegedly failed to scan eight items totaling $42.85 at the self checkout.

— Erika Francis Miller, 41, no address listed, was charged with petty theft after officers responded to a 16000 block Dresden Avenue business at 3:20 p.m. April 23 in which she allegedly failed to scan eight items totaling $45.94 at the self checkout.

— A Birch Road resident reported at 4:47 p.m. April 22 the boyfriend of his son’s mother had followed him home from downtown East Liverpool and that there is an open child custody case between the two. The resident also said the boyfriend had another man with him that was reportedly involved in other criminal activity.

— Amy Lynn Buchanan, 56, no address listed, was charged with petty theft after officers responded to a 16000 block Dresden Avenue business at 4:04 p.m. April 22 where she allegedly failed to scan six items totaling $56.40 at the self checkout.

East Liverpool

— A West Sixth Street resident reported at 11:44 a.m. April 26 he believes a woman he knows has compromised his personal accounts including social media, email, bank and credit cards. He was told to contact each of the places with which he holds an account.

— Officers responded to the 200 block of Moore Street at 10:37 a.m. April 25 where a property owner reported she had arrived to clean up around the property when a neighbor told her people were inside the home. The property owner said she was letting a friend of her daughter store items in the home, but that no one should be staying there. A woman was found in an upper stairs bedroom pretending to be asleep and man hiding under boxes in another room. Both were checked for warrants and warned not to return to the home.

— A Michigan Street resident reported at 10:08 a.m. April 25 that her roommate had locked her out of her home. Officers went with her to the home where she forced entry at the rear. The roommate said he had locked the doors because he did not want the complainant there. Both residents were advised of residency laws.

— Police received a neighborhood complaint on Northside Avenue at 9:55 a.m. April 25 of a teenager pouring gasoline on a couch in a burn pit the previous night, causing a minor explosion and large plume of smoke. Neighbors said they did not call the fire department due to hearing sirens, but later learned they were responding to another incident.

— A 500 block East Fifth Street resident reported at 9:15 a.m. April 25 someone had thrown a purple liquid on the side of his home.

— A Wilbert Avenue resident reported at 5:54 p.m. April 24 her juvenile daughter was receiving text and phone messages of a threatening nature from the complainant’s ex-boyfriend, who threatened to kill everyone in the household. She was advised how to seek a protection order.

— An officer on station was advised at 3:45 p.m. April 24 of someone finding a gun in a trash can on West Third Street. The gun was found to be a small pistol style BB gun that was not loaded. It was removed from the trash can and disposed of properly.

— A Denver Street resident reported at 3:39 p.m. April 24 a man she knows has been harassing her and her family with multiple calls, text messages and social media contact. The resident said the police department has also shown up at the home multiple times for hoax calls called in by the man.. She said she believes it all stems from a recent break up between her daughter and the man several months ago.

— An officer stood by at a 1500 block Wyoming Avenue home at 10:09 a.m. April 24 while an individual removed property from a home.

— A 300 block Grant Street resident reported at 9:31 a.m. April 24 a neighbor the previous day had placed a pile of large stones and bricks at the base of an old wooden fence, that is now a new wooden fence.

Salem

— A woman from the 500 block of Franklin at 12:33 a.m. Thursday reported issues with her landlord, saying she hasn’t had heat in her apartment since a fire in the basement due to a faulty boiler on April 4. Police were also told about electrical issues. She was told it’s a civil matter and who to contact. She was also told the eviction process due to the landlord asking her to leave.

— A woman from South Lincoln came to the station at 6:20 p.m. Wednesday regarding inappropriate actions while at work. An investigation is pending.

— Two juvenile girls from Salem, ages 13 and 14, were transported to Tobin juvenile detention center for charges of delinquency/assault after police responded to Sebo Stadium at 6:09 p.m. Wednesday for a report of an assault. The 14-year-old female victim said she was jumped by two known female juveniles. After reviewing the security videos and speaking with all involved, police took the two girls into custody.

— A man came to the station at 6:01 p.m. Wednesday regarding a custody dispute. In the past, he did the child custody exchange in the police parking lot due to issues with the mother. The mother now refused to meet at all, disregarding the court agreement. He wanted it documented.

— Police were called at 5:44 p.m. Wednesday to Sebo Stadium for a harassment report. A caller said several known female juveniles were following her. They left and could not be found.

— Police responded at 4:55 p.m. Wednesday to the 300 block of North Broadway Avenue for persons to be removed and made contact with a male and female on the porch. They were sent on their way and warned for trespass.

— A juvenile driver was cited for assured clear distance ahead after the eastbound vehicle they were driving failed to stop for traffic and struck the rear of another eastbound vehicle driven by Alexandra Yannucci, no address or age listed, who stopped for a red light in the 2700 block of East State Street at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday. No injuries were reported.

— Police responded at 1:57 p.m. Wednesday to the 500 block of Walnut Street to check on the welfare of a juvenile, locating the juvenile and speaking to the mother about the complaint. The juvenile appeared fine.

— A dispute between a mother and daughter was reported at 1:52 p.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of South Union Avenue. Officers spoke with both and were able to work out some of the issues. Both were told their options

— A caller at 12:49 p.m. Wednesday reported solicitors in the area of Carole Drive and Whinnery. They were located and told to stop.

— A North Ellsworth Avenue woman spoke with police at 11:48 a.m. Wednesday regarding questions on a custody dispute. She was told to contact her attorney.

— The school resource officer was advised at 11:22 a.m. Wednesday about a medical issue with an adult visiting the high school. Fire department medics and EMT arrived and EMT transported the person to the hospital.

— A possible protection order violation was reported at 10:46 a.m. Wednesday, with a person reporting the subject in question was making contact by social media. The violation is under investigation.

— A knife was found at Speedway on West State Street at 10:24 a.m. Wednesday and recovered by police.

Perry Township

— Police responded at 7:43 p.m. Tuesday to Benton Road after a caller said her husband was refusing to give her a cell phone. She was told it’s a civil matter. The husband agreed to return the phone and the caller was told not to return to the home of her mother-in-law.

— Harassment was reported at 7:23 p.m. Tuesday on Cliff Drive where a caller said her brother left her a long and disturbing message on social media. She said she hasn’t spoke to him in years and that he’s not in the right state of mind. She asked for an extra watch.

— A limb was in the road on Painter near Egypt Road at 7:16 p.m. Tuesday. A passerby stopped and assisted police in cleaning up the debris.

— A caller on Apple Street at 3:56 p.m. Tuesday reported unemployment fraud and was told the steps to take for the claim and other precautions to take.

— Telecommunications harassment was reported at 3:40 p.m. Tuesday in the 300 block of West Pidgeon Road.

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