County Sheriff

— A deputy was dispatched to state Route 154 at 4:24 p.m. Monday for a reported overdose. When EMS arrived, they informed the deputy that the juvenile had taken 40 Paxil. He was responsive and was transported to Akron Children’s Hospital in Boardman for further evaluation.

— Deputies responded to a call at 5:01 p.m. Monday about a juvenile making suicidal threats. When they arrived on the scene, the juvenile’s sister claimed he had been destroying things in the house. He admitted he had been off his medication for several days and commented about not wanting to live anymore. After calming him down, EMS was able to safely transport him to Akron Children’s Hospital without incident.

— A man called to report that his ex-girlfriend had come to his home to pick up their two children, and reportedly yelled at his 10-year-old son to get in the front passenger seat. She then pulled out of the driveway quickly before the child had a chance to close his door or buckle his seatbelt. The father stated he was concerned for the safety of his children.

— On Monday, a woman called to report unwanted calls from a foreign man. She was advised that it may be scam calls and not to provide any information, and was also advised to block the number.

— Deputies were called at 8:20 p.m. Monday about a woman who had run away on foot with a juvenile. The caller stated he was supposed to be watching them through Children Services. Deputies checked the area, but did not locate either of them, since the caller had waited over an hour before calling the sheriff’s office. They advised the caller to call Children Services during normal hours to inform the case worker of what happened, and cleared. The man later called back to say that the woman and child had returned home and were okay.

— Deputies received a call about suspicious activity at 10:05 p.m. Monday on Buffalo Road, but the residence was secure.

— Deputies were dispatched to a residence because of an open 911 call. The phone’s owner said that the phone was not working right, and he was going to get it fixed.


— Officers responded to a theft complaint on Monday afternoon. The resident claimed that his son’s ex-girlfriend had stolen a car seat and diaper bag from the son’s car. When they spoke with the ex-girlfriend, she said both items were hers and she was only retrieving her property.

— Police were dispatched to Columbia St. at 2:24 p.m. Saturday for a solicitation complaint. When they arrived, they found a man selling mobile phones in the Leetonia Market parking lot. He was informed that he could not continue to sell his products until he obtained a solicitation permit, after which police left without further incident.

— Police were called about a domestic dispute on Cherry Valley Drive on Tuesday evening. When they arrived, the caller informed them that her landlady had evicted her and was preventing her from retrieving the rest of her belongings. With permission from the officers, the woman retrieved the rest of her property and left the premises.

— A woman called the police at 3:08 p.m. May 11 to report that a red van was following her. The driver was later identified and warned not to repeat such behavior.

— Officers received a report of a reckless driver on state Route 344 on May 5, but were unable to locate the vehicle or driver.

— A motorcycle with expired license plates was parked in a no parking zone on Tuesday morning, and was towed.

— An apparently abandoned van was towed from Pine St. at 12:49 p.m. Friday. It had four flat tires and expired plates.

— Police responded to an alarm drop at a residence on Oak Street at 11:00 a.m. May 5. The house was found to be secure and police left without further incident.

— Officers were dispatched on May 5 to a report of downed wires on Pine Street, which were found to be old cable wires.

— Officers were called on May 11 about old cable wires hanging in the way on Pearl Street. They were removed safely and police cleared without further incident.

Liverpool Township

— Officers took a report of a private property crash on Oak Grove Road Monday when one car backed into another.

— A Campground Road resident advised officers that unemployment told him someone tried to make a claim in his name on May 18 at 5:02 p.m. They told him to file a report with his local police regarding the incident.

— A Lisbon Street resident told officers her package of Crocs was said to have been delivered on May 13 at 6:45 p.m., but she never got them. The package was from Walmart so she called customer service and was given an 800 number to call. She wanted a police report for her bank.

— Officers were dispatched to Seventh Ave. for a possible burglary on April 28 at 12:50 a.m. Some personal items were missing but no money.

— Officers responded to a domestic dispute on Dewey Avenue April 30 at 5:02 p.m. when a resident said her friend took her car without permission. She reported later that night that her friend returned her keys to her.

— Officers received a call from a Lisbon Street resident May 1 at 6:18 p.m. when the resident said a neighbor was cutting grass and launching rocks at the side of their home as well as mowing over their newly planted trees. They also told officers someone shot their windshield and garbage can with a BB gun. Officers said they would look at the damages and speak to the neighbor about the grass.

— A call about a dog running loose and mating with a neighbor’s dog brought officers to Lisbon Street April 22 at 9:18 p.m. The caller said this was an ongoing issue and the officer noted he had dealt with this matter before and knew where the dog’s owners lived. Rachel Parker, the dog’s owner, was cited with a minor misdemeanor for dog running at large. The report noted the officer tries not to charge people with this but it has been an ongoing problem. Parker said the caller’s dog wouldn’t be getting pregnant if it was not chained outside. Officers checked the caller’s dog’s accommodations outside and found no sign of mistreatment or injury to the collar area and they had access to food, water and the inside of the building from the leash.


— A resident said he would come in to file paperwork for a stolen motorcycle May 24 at 9:59 p.m. He sold the motorcycle to a man and a woman for $800 down and they were to pay the rest then get the title, but then they said the motorcycle had been stolen.

— Alec J. Hamling, 37, of Gavers Road in Hanoverton was charged with aggravated menacing and violation of a protection order or consent agreement May 18 at 1:16 p.m. The protection order had been issued April 22 and was in effect until October 22. The warrants were issued May 19.

— Officers responded to an open 911 line on May 24 at 4:19 p.m. They were able to make contact with the resident on East Chestnut Street by phone and they said they were okay.

— Officers were made aware of a reckless driver on state Route 45 southbound just north of town May 19 at 6:21 p.m. but they were not able to make contact with the vehicle described.

— A call about a man possibly passed out in his car brought officers to Lions Club Road May 19 at 4:05 p.m. but the man told them he was just enjoying the fresh air while napping in his car and he was fine.

— Police were dispatched for an open 911 call to the sheriff’s office on May 25 at 12:34 p.m. The call came from Harrison Street and nobody was speaking on the phone. Upon arrival officers made contact with a woman with difficulty breathing and she said she wanted to go to the hospital. North Star transported the patient to Salem hospital.

— Officers made contact with two people in a car on Lions Club Road under the bridge of US 30 with no lights on May 24 at 11:35 p.m. Police advised them the road is considered part of the park and is closed after dark. The two left without incident.

— A loose dog in the dog park brought officers to the scene May 17 at 7:34 p.m. Officers arrived and found the dog there. It had gotten loose from its owner’s yard and she came and retrieved the dog.

— Officers responded to a call at Apple Grove apartments at 6:43 p.m on May 17 when a man was locked out of the laundry room. Officers were able to unlock the door so he could get to his clothes.

— A dispute between a customer and an employee at Circle K led to police being called May 22 at 11:33 p.m. The incident was resolved without further incident.

— Officers responded to a medical bracelet alarm on East Chestnut Street May 23 at 1:09 a.m. The alarm company said they were not able to get anyone on the phone when they tried to call. When police arrived, the homeowner’s daughter was on the scene and she let police in. The homeowner advised officers that she fell and believed she broke her wrist. North Star arrived on the scene and transported her to the hospital for treatment.

St. Clair Township

— Officers responded to at 50000 block Hoppel Drive home at 12:53 a.m. May 27 in reference to the resident who returned home drunk and was unable to get back into the house. Officers helped him to enter the home.

East Liverpool

— Officers responded to the area Lincoln and Prospect at 2:40 p.m. Monday in reference to a woman lying on the ground yelling for help. Officers found the woman lying in the street and she was ultimately transported by ambulance to the East Liverpool hospital.

— An officer responded to the East Liverpool hospital at 2:25 p.m. Monday in reference to someone to be removed from the emergency room waiting room. The person in question was escorted off the property to wait for a ride back to Cleveland.

— An officer responded to the 100 block of West Fourth Street at 1:27 p.m. Monday in which someone reportedly broke out a window at the rear of a home and gained entry, ransacking the inside of it. The complainant said nothing appeared to be missing, but that a small shed at the rear of the property had also been entered and he believes someone is possibly staying inside it.


— Officers responded to the 100 block of West State Street at 11:44 a.m. Wednesday to assist the Mahoning Valley Human Trafficking Task Force in making contact with a man for alleged sex offenses. The man was transported back to the police department for further investigation and later to the Columbiana County Jail.

— An officer at 10:21 a.m. Wednesday met with Merle Road residents who are the guardian of a juvenile who has been acting unruly and leaving the home without permission. The officer spoke with the juvenile about her actions and their consequences.

— A Lisbon resident reported at 9:54 a.m. Wednesday that someone removed a check book from his vehicle while it was parked at a 2800 block East State Street business about a month ago and that he did not notice it until this day when found out someone had cashed one the checks for $475 in Canton.

— An officer responded to the 1300 block of Jennings Avenue at 9:02 a.m. Wednesday where a resident reported two bicycles had been stolen from the end of his driveway. The resident said they were for sale and a few people had stopped to inquire about them, then they went missing over the weekend.

— An officer responded to the 200 block of Vine Street at 4:15 a.m. Wednesday in reference to a woman in possession of a wallet and other items that did not belong to her. The items were collected and contact was attempted with the owner.


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