County Sheriff

— A deputy was dispatched at 5:49 p.m. Aug. 12 to the 500 block of Lisbon Road in Salem Township for a theft report, with a warrant issued out of Columbiana County Municipal Court for receiving stolen property on a Salem man.


— A driver reported on station at 9:51 a.m. Aug. 12 he had struck a village street department employee while he was paving on High Street. The employee was on the phone and said he may have a broken wrist but wanted to drive himself to the hospital. The driver confirmed the employee had been wearing a neon traffic vest. An officer also observed signs warning of a one-lane road ahead and traffic cones set up in the area.

— Joseph Michael Perkins, 21, Morris Road, Lisbon, was charged with physical control of a vehicle while intoxicated after officers responded to a Maple Street home at 4:19 a.m. Aug. 10 where he allegedly caused damage to a resident’s vehicle by throwing gravel on it while doing doughnuts in a parking lot. He was found at a South Jefferson Street business unconscious in the driver’s seat of his still running Jeep.

— Officers responded to a two-vehicle crash at Market and Jerome streets at 8:22 p.m. Aug. 9 in which a southbound vehicle driven by Patricia A. Huff, 47, Lisbon, struck the rear of a vehicle driven by Jeremy D. Swimm, 38, Lisbon, who was stopped at the stop light. Huff claimed another vehicle had struck hers from behind and left the scene, but no damage could be seen on her vehicle and she was found at fault for the crash. No injuries were reported.

— An East Lincoln Way resident reported at 8:22 p.m. Aug. 7 his neighbor’s dog had gotten on his property and the neighbor attempted to fight him when he tried to get the dog back on the neighbor’s property. Officers responded to the neighbor’s home but found that he had gone in for the night. The complainant was advised to call police if there was any further trouble.

Goshen Police District

— Daniel Lee Shank, 45, Boardman, was charged with OVI and public indecency, and his passenger, Holly K. Folkwein, 46, Boardman, was charged with public indecency after an officer responded to the area of West Middletown and Lisbon roads at 10:40 a.m. Monday where they were having sex in a vehicle.

— Laura E. Doran, 53, Golden Rye Circle, New Middletown, was charged with OVI after an officer was flagged down in the 8000 block of South Range Road at 6:10 p.m. where Doran was found lying in a yard outside her vehicle complaining of stomach pain. Green Township EMS responded and transported her to the hospital.

— Samuel D. Holshue, 20, Cedarwood Drive, Beloit, was charged with telecommunications harassment and arrested on a warrant at his home at 3:50 p.m. Aug. 11 after his ex-girlfriend reported he was continuously texting and calling her, and then made threats of taking her cat when she reported it to police.

— Paul W. Metts, 44, North Jackson, was charged with OVI and failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in the 13000 block of Lisbon Road at 5:43 p.m. Aug. 10 in which he was northbound and traveled off the east side of the road, striking a mailbox, a rock and culvert before coming to rest in the backyard of a home, having traveled across multiple properties. He was treated on scene by Green Township EMS but no injuries were reported.

— Abigail Marie Herrington, 39, Goshen Road, Salem, was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop at West South Range and Lisbon roads at 6:07 p.m. Aug. 9.

— Tyler James Davis, 29, Monroe Avenue, Salem, was cited for driving under suspension, failure to stop at a traffic control device and fictitious plates following a traffic stop in the 10000 block of West South Range Road at 7:16 p.m. Aug. 5.

— Henry E. Heath, 57, Youngstown, was cited for no driver’s license following a traffic stop at U.S. Route 62 and West Western Reserve Road at 11:02 a.m. Aug. 1.


— While on patrol at 5:33 a.m. Wednesday officers spoke with a man in the area of South Ellsworth and East Pershing, who appeared to be under the influence of narcotics and needing medical attention. The Salem Fire Department and KLG responded and transported the man to Salem Regional Medical Center.

— Officers responded to a business in the 400 block of East State Street at 4:21 a.m. Wednesday for a reported alarm. The exterior of the building was checked and found secure; contact was attempted with a keyholder unsuccessfully.

— Officers responded to a residence in the 800 block of South Union Avenue at 2:52 a.m. Wednesday for open doors on a vehicle. Officers checked the vehicle with the owner and found everything to be normal.

— Officers on patrol in the 800 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 12:22 a.m. Wednesday observed four young women walking along the roadway and spoke to them on suspicions of a curfew violation. It was learned that three of the four women were under the age of 18, and they were subsequently taken into custody and transported to the police department where their parents were contacted. They were released to their mothers and issued a warning for curfew.

— Officers responded to a residence in the 300 block of East Sixth Street at 11:53 p.m. Tuesday for a report of an issue with a raccoon at the residence. Officers advised the residents on how to proceed with the issue and cleared.

— Officers responded to a residence in the 1700 block of Depot Road at 9 p.m. Tuesday to assist the Perry Township Police Department with a report of someone possibly living in an abandoned residence that had been broken into. Officers along with K-9 Argo searched the interior of the residence but located nobody. When officers arrived, the lights were on, confirming someone had been in the home. The home was secured after being checked.

— Officers responded to a residence in the 500 block of East Fourth Street at 8:34 p.m. Tuesday for a report of fireworks. The area was checked along with the surrounding streets but all was quiet.

— Officers responded to a residence in the 700 block of East Sixth Street at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday for a dispute. Officers spoke with the caller who advised she was walking her dog when a man emerged from a residence and started yelling obscenities at her and a friend. Officers spoke to the residents about the issue and were advised that the caller was yelling at the residents of the house about them letting their cat out while she had her dog on the sidewalk. No threats were made.

— While on patrol in the 1000 block of West State Street at 7:39 p.m. Tuesday officers observed a juvenile known to them to have an outstanding warrant. Contact was made with the juvenile and the warrant was confirmed. The juvenile was transported back to the police department for processing before being turned over to a Columbiana County sheriff’s deputy.

— Officers responded to a residence in the 100 block of Cleveland Street at 6:59 p.m. Tuesday for a complaint about a civil matter. The caller stated her daughter moved out earlier in the day and left the residence a mess. The caller wanted to know if she could change the locks now that her daughter had moved out. Officers advised the caller to contact the daughter and to make sure she has all her belongings, and if she does, then the locks can be changed.

— Officers spoke by phone to a man at 5:29 p.m. Tuesday who advised his wallet had gone missing sometime in August, containing his driver’s license, social security card, debit card and credit card. The man advised that someone had attempted to make an online purchase in excess of $200 out of New York, but the card had been locked and the charge was declined.

— Officers responded to a residence in the 200 block of Vine Street at 5:32 p.m. Tuesday for a speak with officer complaint. The caller advised that her daughter who had recently moved away left several items of drug paraphernalia at her residence. The items were collected and brought back to the police department.

— Officers responded to the 500 block of Bank Street at 4:01 p.m. Tuesday to assist Columbiana County Children Services with removing two children. Officers learned that the children were currently being watched on Fair Avenue and responded there with children services. Once children services obtained the children, officers responded back to Bank Street with them and advised the parents. Children services advised both parents of a court date should they wish to appear.

— An officer responded to a business in the 100 block of East State Street at 7:39 a.m. Tuesday for a security alarm. The officers met with an employee who advised the alarm was activated by accident.


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