County Sheriff

— An Emerick Road, Franklin Township, man reported at 12:45 p.m. Monday multiple items were stolen from inside his garage.

— A resident of the Deer Run Mobile Home Park, Salem-Alliance Road, reported at 11:45 p.m. Monday she was being harassed by a man, who was with a woman whom she knows.

— Deputies responded to an alarm at a Homeworth Road, Knox Township business at midnight on Monday.

— Deputies checked Zep’s Pizza after an alarm was reported at that location on state Route 172 at 2 a.m. Saturday. The business was found to be secure.

— A woman staying in room four at the Frola Motel, state Route 45, Lisbon, requested an ambulance for a medical problem at 12:53 a.m. Friday. She then called back and claimed someone was outside her room yelling threats. Deputies checked the area and found no one around. No one responded when they knocked on her door. Dispatchers checked with the ambulance service and learned she was already en route to a hospital.

East Liverpool

— An officer responded to the 600 block of Minerva Street at 11:14 a.m. Sunday where someone was attempting to retrieve personal property. The resident said the person couldn’t get his property at that time, but that she would have it ready for him in two hours to pick up from the front porch.

— An officer responded to a Walnut Street business at 11:05 a.m. Sunday where a customer reported she left her phone and wallet in the store and that when she returned they were missing. She said there was only one other person in the store. Upon arrival, officers learned the phone had only fallen under a counter and had been found.

— A Michigan Street resident reported at 10:27 a.m. Sunday her son was last seen around 2 p.m. May 19 and no one had heard from him since about 8 p.m. May 20. She said his phone goes straight to voicemail and noted he had recently been discharged from rehab. The son was found to be an inmate in the Jefferson County Jail.


— John Alan McKarns of state Route 518 in Hanoverton was charged with assured clear distance after, Sunday at 5:47 p.m., he struck another vehicle in Franklin Township. The other driver was pulled over into a private drive when McKarns passed in a 1981 John Deere tractor and hit the side of their SUV. He said his planter on his trailer must have hit them. The crash was a low speed low impact crash, the report noted. There were no injuries reported and the damage to the SUV was minor.

— No citations were issued when, at 2:56 p.m. May 17 in Fairfield Township, a driver headed south on state Route 11 said a semi kicked a rock up and it hit and cracked his windshield. The driver followed the semi to BP, the report said, but the driver of the semi told patrol he did not know anything about the incident. The report noted no citation was issued due to no evidence.

— Sheila R. Wells of Scott Drive in Alliance was cited with reasonable control after a May 12 incident just before 8 p.m. in Knox Township. Wells was northbound on South Mahoning Avenue when she went off the right side of the roadway, the report said, and struck a pole. Wells was taken to the Alliance Hospital for suspected minor injuries and the car sustained disabling damage. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

— Donna L. Elder of Dade City, FL was charged with assured clear distance after a two-car incident in Unity Township. Elder was headed west on state Route 11 May 17 at 6:21 p.m. when she said her foot slipped off the brake at a red light and she hit the car in front of her. The other driver was taken to Mercy hospital in Boardman for suspected minor injury. Wells refused treatment at the scene but was taken later to Salem Regional Medical Center for suspected minor injury. Both cars were functionally damaged.

— James G. Laughlin of state Route 7 in Rogers was cited with assured clear distance after a May 14 one-car accident in Madison Township at 10:17 a.m. Laughlin was on a two-wheel motorcycle northbound on state Route 7 when traffic slowed. He went left of center to avoid a collision when he lost control, overturned and slid off the left side of the roadway. He was taken to Mercy hospital in Youngstown by West Point EMS and his motorcycle sustained minor damage.

— Susan Kaye Kale of Towed Road in Salem was cited with reasonable control after a one-car crash in Butler Township on May 16 at 1:43 p.m. She was headed west on Tower Road when she went off the right side of the road, struck an embankment and overturned. The car was functionally damaged and there were no apparent injuries, the report said.

— A Leetonia minor was cited with lanes of travel upon roadways and juvenile traffic offender after a Salem Township incident with a 1990 John Deere tractor. On May 14 at 2:36 p.m., the minor was turning right on the tractor from county Route 416 onto state Route 558. While making the turn, the driver went left of center and struck an SUV at the stop sign westbound onto 558 and 416. Their parents were contacted. No injuries were reported. The tractor was not damaged and was driven from the scene. The SUV had functional damage and was also driven from the scene.

— A vehicle caught fire in Hanover Township on Saturday at 5:04 p.m. The driver was headed south on township Route 744 (Hoffee Road) when the car began to smoke. The driver pulled over and the vehicle caught fire. The entire vehicle was disabled in the fire but the driver was not injured.

— A Salineville minor was driving an ATV in Washington Township on May 14 at 7:43 p.m. when they were injured in a crash. The ATV was headed east on township Route 879 (Hazel Run Road) when they went off the left side of the road and hit a tree. The vehicle was damaged and towed away and the minor was taken to UPMC Children’s Hospital by Stat Medevac for suspected serious injury. They were not cited due to their age and the mother was on the scene when patrol arrived.

— A car in Butler Township on Saturday at 2:47 p.m. was traveling west on Georgetown Road when they lost their tire, causing the brake to dig into the ground as the vehicle controlled itself to the right of the roadway. The car was towed away and the driver and the passenger were not injured.

— Jaime P. Krebs, 18, of Clewell Drive in Lisbon was cited with driving in marked lanes after an accident May 10 at 9:30 p.m. in Butler Township. She was southbound on Woodsdale Road when she said she was changing music on her phone and went off the right side of the road, overcorrected, crossed the center line and went off the left side of the road, striking an embankment and a fence. She was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center for suspected minor injury by Winona EMS.

— A car caught fire in Madison Township on May 10 at 3:36 p.m. The driver was headed west on US 30 when the car began smoking. The driver pulled onto the right berm when the car caught fire. They were not injured. The vehicle was towed away after sustaining disabling damage in all areas from the fire.

— Jonathan L Thorn, 28, of West Salem Street in Columbiana was cited with failure to control, OVI and OVI above .17 on May 8 at 8:03 p.m. He was driving in Salem Township headed south on Lisbon Road when he went off the right side of the roadway, striking a ditch and a culvert. The car was towed away with disabling damage and Thorn was not injured.

— Chayce O. Cable, 19, from Georgetown, PA was cited May 10 at 10:47 a.m. for driving in a marked lane in St. Clair Township. He was westbound on state Route 170 when he attempted to change to the right lane and hit another vehicle. Neither car was towed and no injuries were reported.

— Anthony Ruben Diaz-Sauceda, 24, of Canton was cited with failure to control, operating a vehicle impared and driving under license forfeiture or suspension. He was in West Township May 8 at 10:30 p.m. headed east on state Route 172 when he went off the right side of the road, hit a pole and a mailbox and embankment and then overturned. He had two passengers who the report said left the scene without his knowledge. Officers said he smelled of marijuana took a urine test at the station. There were no injuries reported.

— Michelle Lynn Hall, 45, of West Washington Street in Lisbon was cited for assured clear distance. In Lisbon May 9 at 11:30 a.m., two cars were stopped in traffic when Hall, headed north on state Route 45, rear ended the second car, pushing it into the first car. She was not injured. Two occupants of the other cars were taken to Salem’s ER for suspected mild injuries. Another occupant said they would seek medical attention later if necessary.

Perry Township

— A welfare check was requested at 9:43 p.m. Thursday in the 1200 block of West State Street for five children living in a residence where suspected activity allegedly happened in the past. Contact was unable to be made.

— A female was reported having a panic attack at 9:34 p.m. Thursday in the 400 block of Benton Road. She was treated and transported to Salem Regional Medical Center by KLG ambulance.

— An officer at 4:23 p.m. Thursday spoke with a man in the 2200 block of North Ellsworth Avenue regarding vehicle rights involving his spouse. He was told a vehicle purchased during a marriage was marital property and a civil matter.

— Joseph Wells, 29, Sell Road, Salem, was cited for loud exhaust and driving under suspension after a traffic stop at 4:12 p.m. Thursday. The vehicle was towed.


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