– A Grafton Road man reported he was driving east on Longs Crossing Road at 3:20 p.m. Tuesday when a car swerved into his lane at him. He believes it was intentional.
– A Shining Tree Lane resident reported Tuesday that sometime over the past two days someone drove through his yard and over his retaining wall, damaging both. He said several other yards in the area also were damaged.
– A state Route 558 man reported at 11:19 p.m. Tuesday his neighbor was blaring the radio again, disturbing the neighborhood.
– Police were called for a possible breaking and entering in a garage in the city at 12:51 p.m. Wednesday. Upon investigation, it turned out to be a faulty garage door. The wheel in the track had broken, causing the door not to close.
– A caller at 11:27 a.m. Wednesday reported a utility pole struck sometime overnight in the 500 block of Sugartree Alley. The only visible damage was a small amount of wood shavings on the ground.
– A caller at 11:12 a.m. Wednesday reported a tree down blocking both lanes of the road on Stone Castle Trail. The service department was to be contacted to remove the tree.
-Bob Riley called at 8:02 a.m. Wednesday to report that sometime between Monday and Wednesday, an unknown person spray painted a sign with white spray paint in the front lawn of the Believers Church Fellowship in the 600 block of Second Street.
– Jennifer Chester, of the 200 block of East Ninth Street, reported at 5:30 a.m. Wednesday that someone unknown busted out the passenger side window of her vehicle and removed 50 CDs from the glove box, $25 in cash from the center console and two packs of cigarettes.
– A man in the 500 block of West Wilson Street reported at 3:02 a.m. Wednesday that a woman known to him was on his property looking through his back window. An officer located the woman’s unoccupied Ford Ranger parked just west of the man’s residence and began checking the property, finding the woman laying on the ground attempting to conceal herself along the east side of the house. She was intoxicated and demanded to enter the residence to gain property. The man did not want her there and she was told not to return or she would be charged with criminal trespass.
– Officers on patrol at 2:35 a.m. Wednesday saw a porta-jon in Waterworth Memorial Park near the duck pond knocked over. There appeared to be no visible damage.
– Police were called at 1:49 a.m. Wednesday for a reported alarm at a business in the 300 block of East State Street. The exterior of the business was checked and found secure.
– A woman in the 600 block of Franklin Avenue reported at 1:46 a.m. Wednesday that the upstairs tenants were continuously banging on the floor and making loud noises all hours of the day. The tenants were told about the complaint and the woman was told to call her landlord.
– A woman in the 900 block of Liberty Street called at 11:17 p.m. Tuesday to report phone harassment by her separated husband, showing the officer where he had called 100 times within the past two hours. The officer spoke with the suspect on the telephone and told him the potential consequences if the problem persists.
– Police were called at 10:50 p.m. Tuesday for a dispute in the 400 block of Aetna Street and located a couple sitting in a vehicle in front of the residence. They had a verbal dispute but were calm.
– Seth Fraser, of the 700 block of East Fifth Street, reported at 10:20 p.m. Tuesday that an unknown person cut the alternator and power steering belts on his vehicle while it was parked at the rear of the building inside a carport. It was believed the damage happened between 6 p.m. Monday and 11 a.m. Tuesday.
– Christopher York, of Fort Worth, Texas, was cited for reasonable control after the semi tractor trailer he was driving at 4:43 p.m. Monday struck two poles and a road sign while attempting to turn right from West State Street onto South Ellsworth Avenue. The trailer struck a city light pole, then struck another utility pole and a state road sign.
Officers spoke with employees of EMT Ambulance at North Lincoln Avenue and East Fourth Street at 2:19 p.m. Monday regarding a noise complaint involving a neighboring property. They said they had contacted the landlord of the residence on Fourth Street and said it appeared the tenant was breaking up the apartment, banging on the walls. The tenant told police he was cleaning and breaking up some cleaning material to use. He said they were banging on the walls at him. The tenant was told to call the landlord if he has a problem with the building. The employees said he had been banging for over five minutes so they banged back. They had called the landlord and the landlord told them to call police.
– Police were called at 10:50 a.m. Monday after a Salem Community Hospital patient left before being released and walked north through the parking lot into the wooded area at Third and Roosevelt. A 911 call was received saying the patient was seen walking east on Bentley wearing a hospital gown and socks. An officer located him and two concerned citizens who were aiding him. An ambulance was called to return him to the hospital for medical care.
– Police were called to a one-vehicle accident at 2:08 a.m. Tuesday in the 1500 block of state Route 9 where a northbound vehicle driven by Karen Taggart of East Liverpool left the roadway and struck a utility pole. She told the officer there was an animal in the road and she turned to the right to avoid it.
– Police were called at 4:30 p.m. Monday to the 1800 block of Newgarden Avenue for a report of a commercial building with a light on inside the building that normally was not on. The building was checked and no lights were on. There were no problems found.
– Someone reported at 6:18 p.m. Tuesday lights were on inside a garage on North Vine Street when the resident was home. Police checked and found no problems.
– Duke and Duchess reported at 7 p.m. Tuesday a customer returned to the store and was frantic because she left her wallet on top of her car and it fell off somewhere. Police found the wallet and returned it to the Washingtonville woman.
– Someone requested at 8:36 p.m. Tuesday police conduct a welfare check on a relative on North Middle Street. Police contacted the resident and there were no problems.
– Ray Perrino of Willowbrook Sand & Gravel reported Wednesday a business trailer on his property was broken into again. Chief Mike Abraham responded and determined the office desk had been ransacked but nothing had been stolen because there was no money in it.
– A caller reported Wednesday the crosswalk buttons at the downtown intersections are not working correctly.
– Police responded to the 100 block of East Fourth Street at 2:06 p.m. Tuesday and met with the driver of a Columbiana County Educational Service Center bus who was having problems with the children on the bus. An officer spoke to the children and got them in their proper seats. The officer followed the bus and one male student was dropped off and the other children appeared to be staying in their seats.
– A barking dog was reported at 12:50 p.m?Tuesday in the 800 block of North Ellsworth Avenue and taken inside by its owner.
– A woman was reported down at 9:26 a.m. Tuesday at South Madison Avenue and East Pershing Street and was found at the northeast corner in need of medical care. EMT Ambulance responded, along with the fire department. The woman reported she fell and struck her head. She was taken by EMT to Salem Community Hospital.
– Police were called at 11:59 a.m. Tuesday to the Salem Computer Center on Second Street where the owner reported a man came into the store making false claims about the computer they had worked on for him. He and the staff did not want the man in the store, so he was asked to leave and officers told him not to come back.
– Police were called for an alarm at Family Dollar, 239 W. State St., at 7:14 a.m. Tuesday and the alarm company said contact was made with a person who provided an improper pass code. Officers found the building secure and no answer at the door. Phone contact could not be made.
– Police located two dogs at large that reportedly chased two paper carriers in the 500 block of East Perry Street at 6:05 a.m. Tuesday. An officer found the dogs in a yard, but when he attempted to exit the cruiser, the Rottweiler and the Labrador mix would not allow him to get out. The humane officer was contacted but the dogs left the area.
-An anonymous caller at 11:56 p.m. Monday reported a possible intoxicated driver in a white truck traveling east on East State Street from South Union Avenue. The vehicle was not found.
– Police were called for a reported assault at 11:27 p.m. Monday in the 100 block of Washington Avenue where the victim reported being in a physical confrontation with his roommate. He was told his options.
– Suspicious persons were reported in the 600 block of West Wilson Street at 8:59 p.m. Monday, but no one was found.
– A juvenile was charged with domestic violence and taken to the Tobin Center after police were called to a residence in the 800 block of West Pershing Street at 6:43 p.m. Monday when a woman and her juvenile daughter had an argument over homework and it turned into a physical confrontation.
– A Jennings Avenue resident reported striking an unknown object in the 200 block of South Ellsworth Avenue at 6:21 p.m. Monday, saying he was unsure what it was, but it ran off, possible being a deer. The vehicle sustained minor damage.
– Becky Pezzano reported Monday someone other than a tenant was throwing their trash in the dumpster she has at a rental property. Pezzano found an item of trash with the name and address of Robert White, North Jefferson Street, who police called and left a message with.
– A Sherman Street resident reported Monday someone stolen three stainless steel LED lights from his lawn.
– A Saltwell Road woman reported Monday she was purchasing a TV through a TV store in the county. When she went to make arrangements to have the TV delivered, the store owner said he changed his mind and then began calling her names.
A West Spruce Street woman reported Monday her sewer had backed up in her basement, and the utilities department was advised.
– Katie Elkings, Canal Fulton, was eastbound on state Route 14 at 2 a.m. Monday and slid off the road on heavy ice. No citations were issued.
– The fire department was called to stand by while crews fixed a downed electric line on Lower Elkton Road at 8:25 a.m. Monday.
– A South Main Street man reported at 4:42 p.m. Monday he found a bicycle in his yard.
– An East Woodland man reported at 10:11 p.m. Monday his juvenile daughter was receiving harassing phone calls.
– Michelle L. Peuterbaugh, 39, Hanoverton, was arrested on a county sheriff’s warrant at 2:13 a.m. Saturday during a traffic stop on state Route 14. Police found several different types of pills without prescriptions during a search of her vehicle and charged her with aggravated possession of drugs, possession of dangerous and drug paraphernalia. Additional charges are pending.
– A Quincy Avenue man reported at 10:34 a.m. Saturday his 1994 Chevy Camaro had a brick thrown through the back window.
– Sherri B. Stauffer, 59, Beloit, was eastbound on state Route 14 at 3 p.m. Saturday and struck a vehicle driven by Angela M. Rosen, 20, East Friend Street. Stauffer was cited for assured clear distance.
– A Quincy Avenue man reported at 12:47 a.m. Sunday his vehicle was vandalized again. He reported his tires were slashed and that he saw his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend around the car about the same time.
– Someone reported at 1:26 a.m. Friday a vehicle was stopped in the South Cross Street intersection. Police found the vehicle was disabled and AAA was en route.
– Someone reported at 8:25 a.m. Friday a woman’s vehicle broke down underneath the Lisbon Street overpass and caused a traffic jam. Police found the vehicle had already been pushed off the road.
– Someone reported at 3 p.m. Friday a man was possibly drunk and stumbling near the railroad tracks near the high school. The man agreed to go home.
– A Terra Verde Avenue woman reported at 5:19 p.m. Friday her husband made threats.
– A man reported at 5:25 p.m. Friday a dog at a West Southern Street home was outside and covered with frost. Police did not see the dog.
– Ashley M. Morelli, 31, Alice Street, East Palestine, was northbound on state Route 164 at 8:57 a.m. Thursday and approaching state Route 14 when she was struck by Jordan T. Wales, 20, Garfield Avenue, East Palestine. Wales was cited for failure to yield making a left turn.
– A Camelot Drive woman reported at 10:21 p.m. Thursday a man was at her apartment threatening to strangle her. Police spoke with her and the man, of the same address, and learned no physical violence had taken place. Arrangements were made for the woman to stay elsewhere and the he also agreed to leave.
GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT
– A newspaper carrier reported at 7:49 a.m. Jan. 20 finding an all-terrain vehicle near the woods on Calla Road that had been stripped. No owner was located for the 1995 red Honda with purple flames.
– A Garfield Road resident reported at 12:45 p.m. Jan. 23 that his daughter’s boyfriend had made indirect threats via Facebook.
– Police responded to a burglary report in the 14000 block of French Street in Damascus at 7:24 p.m. Jan. 24.
– April Frantz, North Market Street, called at 2:50 a.m. Sunday there was someone turning the knobs on her back door. She called back 16 minutes later to say the person was Dan Desellem, who was screaming through the window that he was going to kill her. The dispatcher could hear screaming over the phone, and police arrived and found Desellem at the back door. Desellem, who was believed to have been drinking, was arrested for disorderly conduct .
– Casey Reynolds reported her son was struck by a BB pellet while sled riding down the hill behind the Eagles at 2:16 p.m. Sunday. Police spoke with the father of one of the boys believed involved and then with the boy, who admitted he and another youth were shooting BB guns at the sled riders. The other parent was contacted, the BB guns were confiscated, and the report will be forwarded to county juvenile court.
– A woman on Lexington Avenue requested to speak to an officer at 1:14 a.m. Monday regarding a potential future problem concerning a child custody issue. She was given advice on the matter.
– Police responded to the area of Newgarden Avenue and Railroad Street for a water line break at 11:19 p.m. Sunday and discovered a leak coming from a business in the 200 block of South Ellsworth Avenue. The water department was contacted and responded to shut the water off.
-Officers responded to State Street Tattoo, 536 E. State St., for a reported theft at 11:09 p.m. Sunday. The store owner reported someone unknown entered the business and stole an undetermined amount of money. The owner was told options for dealing with the situation. Police had responded to the same property earlier after receiving an alarm report at 9:39 p.m. Sunday. At that time, they found the exterior secure.
– A woman in the 500 block of Perry Street reported at 6:42 p.m. Sunday that her juvenile daughter was being unruly and refusing to follow house rules . She was told her options and the juvenile was entered in the law enforcement data base as missing.
– Police were advised at 5:20 p.m. Sunday about suspicious activity at a business in the 200 block of South Ellsworth Avenue. Officers found a strobe light activated inside the business and an audible alarm and contacted the keyholder to check the business.
– A resident in the 600 block of Cedar Street called at 4:03 p.m. Sunday to report receiving unwanted text messages from a person known to him. He was told his options and the other person was contacted and told to stop.
– Police were called to a business in the Quaker Square Plaza at 2789 E. State St. for a report of an irate customer at 2:45 p.m. Sunday. A clerk said a man unknown to her entered the store and then became upset. He left after she told him she was calling the police. Officers checked the area, but were unable to find the man.
– Police responded to 2870 E. State St. at 11:14 a.m. Sunday for an audible alarm, checking the exterior of the building. The alarm could be heard going off, but the exterior appeared secure. The alarm company was attempting to contact the keyholder.
– A woman in the 600 block of East Third Street reported at 9:48 a.m. Sunday that her downstairs neighbor made verbal threats towards her. The downstairs neighbor was contacted and said he did not threaten her. He said she and her husband stomp on the floor on purpose to irritate him. He claimed to be moving out soon, which would solve the problem.
– A man came to the police station at 9:03 a.m. Sunday with a cell phone he found. The phone was placed in dispatch.
– A drive-off was reported at a gas station at 2869 E. State St. at 7:58 a.m. Sunday, with the clerk reporting the dark green pickup was still over at Walmart on the grocery side. An officer located the vehicle occupied by the motorist and a woman. The male operator said he tried to use his prepaid card for $20, but the pump did not take it and it ran over to $25. He tried to find the clerk, but was unable to find her and said he went to Walmart to see them about the card. They told him to go back, which he was in the process of doing, to take care of the situation.
– Police were requested to check for a runaway juvenile at 8:52 p.m. Sunday at an apartment at Salem Acres on Prospect Street. The juvenile was not found.
– Keith Chilton, of the 2000 block of Countryside Drive, reported at 8:40 a.m. Sunday that someone egged their vehicle and garage door.
– Mike Fritzman, of the 1300 block of Highland Avenue, reported at 2:22 a.m. Sunday that several juveniles rang his doorbell and fled, last seen hearing towards Union Avenue. An officer checked the area, but didn’t find anyone.
– Joseph R. Bates, 20, of Cameron Street, Winona, was charged with operating a vehicle intoxicated, left of center and open container after a traffic stop at 12:55 a.m. Sunday on Depot Road near Stewart Road.
– Officers and firefighters responded to a report at 12:10 a.m. Sunday in the 1900 block of Highland Creek for a report of a possible smoke detector going off. Nothing was found.
– Alyssa Noelle Smith, 21, of Sebring, was charged with speeding, operating a vehicle intoxicated and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle after Salem Police notified Perry Township Police at 2:21 a.m. Saturday of an alleged stolen vehicle that had just left a drinking establishment and was seen traveling south on Newgarden Avenue. An officer spotted the vehicle traveling north on state Route 45 and turn west onto U.S. Route 62. The officer conducted a traffic stop and Smith was taken to the Columbiana County jail. The owner of the vehicle just happened past the stop and the vehicle was released to a driver she designated.
– Doug Rudibaugh, of East 11th Street, called at 5:50 p.m. Friday to report a suspicious vehicle parked on his property on Painter Road. The red Jeep Rubicon was checked, but was not reported stolen. He was told they could have the vehicle towed if they wanted. An officer attempted to contact the registered owner.
– Police were told at 5:50 p.m. Friday by a homeowner on Shamrock Arbor that a township snow plow struck their brick mailbox and knocked it over. Damage was estimated at $100.
– Kenneth Lanham, 57, of Liberty Avenue, Alliance, was cited for reasonable control after allegedly losing control of his westbound vehicle on U.S. Route 62/state Route 173 while attempting to slow down for traffic in front of him, traveling off of the right side of the road and striking a utility pole at 4:46 p.m. Friday.
– Police responded to the 700 block of Arch Street at 1:03 a.m. Sunday and spoke with a mother who was checking on her daughter who had an argument with her boyfriend. The daughter said everything was OK and asked her mother to leave and she did.
– Police patrolling in the 400 block of S. Ellsworth Avenue at 2:45 a.m. observed a large group in front of the business and it appeared two people were preparing to fight. Police monitored the the crowd and most dispersed but two men continued arguing. An officer spoke to them and learned one was assaulted by a mutual friend who left. The man declined to press charges and both were advised to leave since the establishment had closed.
– Three officers responded to the 600 block of E. Euclid Street at 5:01 a.m Sunday for a report of a fight in progress in the area. No address was given and police located women inside a residence who could be seen through an open storm door window. One of them closed the door upon seeing the police cruiser and attempts to have someone come to the door were unsuccessful.
– Michael A. Hamilton, 1007 E. Third St., Salem, was arrested at 4:27 p.m. Saturday for criminal trespassing and taken to the county jail after police received a complaint from a resident in the 400 block of S. Madison Avenue. He had been warned by police before not to return or be charged. He was located in the 900 block of E. State Street and initially denied being at the residence but later admitted to it.
– Police responded to the 900 block of E. State Street at 6:02 p.m. Saturday in responded to an unknown person in a black Neon who left without paying for $10 in gas.
– Police responded to the 200 block of S. Lundy Avenue at 8:40 p.m. where a female juvenile advised that her ex-boyfriend, on whom she has a temporary restraining order on, showed up, called her names, pushed her to the ground and fought with her boyfriend. The juvenile male then left and information was gathered from witnesses. The incident is under investigation and the officers later located the suspect juvenile and took him into custody on an outstanding warrant from Columbiana County.
– Police arrested Stephen T. Vishak, 555 Columbia Street, at 8:52 p.m. Saturday on an outstanding warrant and turned him over to the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office.
Police responded to the 600 block of E. Euclid Street at 10:33 a.m. Saturday where the complainant advised a window on their vehicle was broken while it was parked in the street.
– Police responded to the 600 block of W. Wilson Street at 11:11 a.m. Saturday where the complainant advised of a red steel post placed on the edge of the alleyway and a yard. The complainant struck the post and it damaged a tire. There was no answer at the residence with the post and the report will be sent to the Housing and Zoning office to check the position of the post.
– Police responded to the 400 block of W. 5th Street at 2:21 p.m. Saturday for a complaint of a barking dog and spoke to the owner who said they would take care of it.
– Police responded to the 1300 block of E. State Street at 2:59 .m. Saturday where the complainant said they watch their mother’s account and saw five unauthorized $200 withdrawals at a Best Buy in California on it. The complainant was provided with a complaint number.
– Police responded to the 100 block of Railroad Street at 1:04 a.m. Saturday to assist an agent from the Ohio Investigative Unit issuing a violation notice to the premises.
– Police responded to the 400 block of Continental Drive at 12:50 a.m. Saturday for a domestic call. The complainant advised her son and daughter-in-law reside with her and had been fighting. A officer spoke with everyone and they said things were fine and declined to take action.
– Police responded to the 100 block of Railroad Street at 2:24 a.m. for a report of a stolen vehicle and the complainant advised she and a female friend got into an argument earlier and the woman in question reportedly had possession of the complainant’s car keys and took her vehicle without permission. The woman was reportedly intoxicated and was located a short time later on U.S. 62 by Perry Township police and she was charged with OVI and unauthorized use of a vehicle, which was returned to the complainant.
– Police responded to the 1200 block of E. 6th Street at 12:42 a.m. Saturday for a report of reckless operation in the parking lot and warned the driver of a vehicle matching the description given.
– Police responded to a hit-skip accident at the intersection of East State Street and South Ellsworth Avenue at 5:56 p.m. Wednesday involving a gray pickup that fled the scene after striking another vehicle. Prior to fleeing the scene, vehicle number one was westbound on East State Street turning southbound onto South Ellsworth Avenue. Vehicle number two was stopped in traffic for the red light facing north on South Ellsworth Avenue and the first vehicle was traveling too fast, lost control and traveled across the center lane while spinning counter-clockwise, striking the driver’s side front fender of the second vehicle. It continued rotating until the passenger side of the first vehicle hit the driver’s side of the second vehicle and rapidly accelerated in reverse, backing into a city-owned light pole knocking the globe to the ground, shattering it. The pickup fled south on South Ellsworth Avenue and then westbound on West Pershing Street. A witness had pursued the suspect vehicle to the area of East 10th Street, just off North Lincoln Avenue where it was located, unoccupied at the rear of an apartment complex. Two people nearby denied having been in the truck but acknowledged knowing the owner. Police were unable to identify the operator at that time and the vehicle had fresh damage consistent with the accident. The vehicle was towed and held pending identification of the driver at the time of the accident. Police located a phone number and left a detailed message. On Jan. 25, Anthony Gregory, 9237 Mohican Trail, Negley, arrived on station with legal counsel, provided a statement and was charged with failure to control and hit-skip leaving the scene.
– Police responded to the 400 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 7:28 p.m. for a verbal argument between two people. There was no physical violence and both were advised of the consequences.
– At 8:03 p.m. Friday, an anonymous citizen dropped off a debit card that was found in an ATM in the 100 block of North Broadway Avenue.
– Police responded to the 400 block of Ohio Avenue at 2:55 p.m. Friday regarding a reckless operation complaint and the driver said he attempted to stop and turn around and slid on the snow. There was no damage.
– An officer responded to the 1000 block of West Perry Street after receiving a call about a 911 call at 12:05 p.m. Friday. The officer learned a man inside a residence had pressed his Lifeline button and it went to 911. The visiting nurse was there and asked the officer for help in getting the man up and said they never called 911. They were told to contact Lifeline to see what the problem was.
– Sharon Kelly, of Roberts Road, Leetonia, was cited for assured clear distance after her southbound vehicle on North Lincoln Avenue failed to stop and struck the rear of a southbound vehicle driven by Celia Brown, of West Fifth Street, who was stopped or slowed in traffic passing Sugartree Alley at 9:24 a.m. Friday.
– Police were called at 7:43 a.m. Friday for a reported alarm in the 100 block of North Lincoln Avenue. A delivery driver exiting the lot of a business struck a utility pole in the alley, leaving a minor scuff mark on the pole. The driver was able to exit the lot.
– Nichole Phillips, 19, of 625 E. Seventh St., was charged with domestic violence and taken to the Columbiana County jail early Friday for allegedly punching her mother in the face, causing her nose and mouth to bleed. The mother was taken by EMT Ambulance to Salem Community Hospital. Police were called to the residence at 1:20 a.m. for a domestic dispute and learned the mother and daughter got into a verbal altercation which turned physical.
– Police were called at 10:41 p.m. Thursday for suspicious activity in the 1000 block of East Fourth Street where a man said he had been attempting to sell items to a person unknown to him and the other person took the items and then refused to pay. He was told his options.
– A woman at a business in the 300 block of West State Street called at 10:24 p.m. Thursday about a vehicle sitting in the parking lot for an extended period of time. An officer made contact with a man in the vehicle. He said he was only waiting to pick up a pizza he had ordered.
– A noise complaint was reported at 10:03 p.m. Thursday in the 1000 block of North Lincoln Avenue where a woman reported the tenant in the apartment above her was playing music loudly. The tenant was contacted and told to turn it down.
– Police were called at 9:14 p.m. Thursday to the 200 block of South Lundy Avenue for an audible alarm from a closed business. The exterior of the building was found secure. A keyholder responded and the interior was also checked.
– A man came to the police station at 8:54 p.m. Thursday to report an unknown person made two harassing phone calls to his elderly mother which scared her. He wanted the incident documented.
– A man in the 1100 block of Cleveland Street reported at 6:53 p.m. Thursday that someone unknown entered his residence and took two video game systems without his permission, along with an unknown number of games. He was told his options.
– Police responded to the 100 block of Ohio Avenue after receiving a call at 6:13 p.m. Thursday to check on the welfare of a resident. An officer spoke to the woman in question and she said she was upset, but fine.
– A woman came to the police station at 4:14 p.m. Thursday and reported a person was following her everywhere she went, including to the police station. The other person said the woman was refusing to turn over her grandchild as ordered by the courts. The child was turned over to the other person, the grandmother, and they were told how to proceed.
– Officers were called at 1:13 p.m. Thursday to the 500 block of Continental Drive for a report of an unknown problem. Contact was made with two people who said they had an argument, but said nothing physical occurred.
– Kayla Monday, 24, of South Madison Avenue, was cited for failure to yield after she allegedly pulled the vehicle she was driving into the path of a vehicle driven by Stephanie McIntire, 24, of Olive Street at the intersection of Aetna Street and South Broadway Avenue at 7:54 a.m. Thursday. She was westbound on Aetna and had stopped at the stop sign before pulling into the intersection. McIntire was traveling north on Broadway.
– A resident in the 500 block of North Ohio Avenue called at 7:03 p.m. Thursday to report a black dog running loose, but police did not find the dog.
– A woman in the 200 block of Plymouth Place reported at 2:15 p.m. Thursday that she was being harassed via her telephone and her Facebook account. An officer attempted to contact the male allegedly sending the messages, with a message left for him to call Perry Township Police.
– A Salem Grange Road resident reported at 3:32 p.m. Wednesday that his 15-year-old son got off the bus and was walking up the drive when he was bitten in the knee by the neighbor’s German Sheperd dog.
– A man reported at 6:17 a.m. Thursday he could hear an alarm going off in the downtown area. Police checked the area from Jefferson to Beaver streets and Washington to Pine streets and didn’t hear or see any alarms going off.
– Randy Perrino reported at 8:32 p.m. Thursday his green Chevy Blazer was running in the Smith Oil lot and someone took the vehicle.
– The Lisbon Highway Patrol reported at 4:27 p.m. Thursday a dog was hit on state Route 154.
– An East Lincoln Way man reported at 10:44 p.m. Thursday loud music was coming from across the street.
– A man reported at 2 a.m. Friday a steel grate was broken behind the Morning Journal and he wasn’t sure if it belonged to the newspaper, Dickey’s or the village. Police were also unsure who owned the grate and the man said he would notify the newspaper’s publisher in the morning.
– Almy Tylor, 17, Commerce Street, Wellsville, was northbound on Race Road at 12:25 p.m. Friday and Gray Cady Montague, McKees Rocks, Pa., was making a left turn onto state Route 517 from state Route 164, and Tylor tried to stop at the stop sign and slid into Montague at 12:25 p.m.
– A woman in the 1100 block of East Third Street called at 10:36 a.m. Thursday to report she and a friend have been getting automated telephone messages from a company called W.N. Physicians. The messages said they had been selected via the Internet for a job application through a job search. Neither of them had applied with this company.
– Officers were dispatched at 8:09 a.m. Thursday to the 100 block of North Ellsworth Avenue after the fire department was contacted for a medical call. It was unknown why a woman called for an ambulance for herself. She declined treatment and left the area.
– Police were called at 7:46 a.m. Thursday to the 1500 block of Salem Parkway West for an attempted theft overnight. Someone had attempted to remove a large block motor from the side of a business, but were unable to load it into a truck. Suggestions were provided on how to better protect the property.
– A disturbance was reported at 6 a.m. Thursday in the 100 block of North Ellsworth Avenue where all parties were separated when police arrived and said there were no further problems and nothing needed from officers.
– An officer on Thursday was able to identify a truck involved in wires coming down in the 600 block of North Ellsworth Avenue two days ago. Lisa Hutter called police at 3:21 p.m. Tuesday to report a semi truck caused wires to be pulled from her residence. She lost her phone and Internet service due to the damage. The wires were moved off of the road. An officer spoke with a company spokesman regarding the truck. The spokesman claimed the semi truck was not at fault and the cable company would have to fix the damage. She claimed the wires must be a minium height of 13 feet 6 inches and their trucks were under that. She did admit the driver got turned around off of his route and was in that area at that time.
– A man from Continental Drive reported at 4:32 a.m. Thursday that while riding his bike in the area of the water tower off of Roosevelt Avenue, he heard a dog barking. Officers checked the area and did not hear any dogs.
– The owner of a tan Chevy Cavalier reported at 11:49 p.m. Wednesday that the passenger side front tire was cut while the vehicle was parked in a drive in the 300 block of Newgarden Avenue. An officer observed a 1-inch cut in the sidewall of the tire.
– Officers responded to the 900 block of East Fifth Street at 5:10 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a vehicle blocking a public alley. Officers located the vehicle and made contact with the owner at a nearby residence, asking that the vehicle be moved.
– An officer assisted with a large funeral procession at 3:10 p.m. Wednesday from a church on Newgarden Avenue over the overpass to avoid the railroad tracks and then to the cemetery.
– Someone reported at 4:40 a.m. Wednesday a suspicious vehicle was at Cobbler’s Corner and people were going in and out of the store. Police checked and found the vehicle belonged to the store owner.
– A man reported at 1 p.m. Wednesday someone was following his sister on West Park Avenue.
– A South Middle Street woman reported at 5:32 p.m. Wednesday her vehicle was egged.
– At 6:23 p.m. Wednesday a man turned in a debit card he found at PNC Bank north.
– A South Middle Street man reported at 11:16 p.m. Wednesday someone was walking around his home with a flashlight.
– Ken Woods of the county Mental Health Center called 5 p.m. Wednesday for help looking for a client from Apple Grove apartments, who fled because they were making arrangements to have him transported to a hospital for observation.
– A West High Street woman reported Wednesday being harassed over the phone by her ex-husband.
– A sales clerk at the BP station reported there was a suspicious vehicle parked at the pumps at 10:19 p.m. Wednesday.
– An unknown person reported hearing a possible vehicle alarm in the downtown area at 6:17 a.m. Thursday.
– An officer was stopped at 5:28 a.m. Wednesday on South Ellsworth Avenue at Pershing Street by an anonymous motorist who reported a person riding a bicycle stopped on top of the West State Street overpass smoking a cigarette with no lights on the bicycle. The officer located the man riding his bicycle on West State Street near Georgetown Road. He did have lighted lights for the bike, but was operating on the wrong side of the road. He was told to travel on the right side of the road with traffic.
– An anonymous caller at 11:56 p.m. Tuesday reported a dispute in an apartment in the 800 block of East Third Street. Officers stood outside the door of the apartment for several minutes and heard no noise or voices.
– Officers responded to Washington Avenue at 10:46 p.m. Tuesday to assist Alliance Police with locating a stolen vehicle. The vehicle could not be found.
– A man in the 300 block of Newgarden Avenue reported at 9:45 p.m. Tuesday that a family member saw a known male slice the front driver side tire of a vehicle. The family member said the person left in a dark-colored SUV. An officer checked the tire and saw the slice mark.
– An anonymous caller at 8:52 p.m. Tuesday reported people operating vehicles recklessly in the 1400 block of Oak Street. An officer stopped a truck for reckless operation and spoke with several people in Centennial Park and told them about the complaint. All of them were advised of the consequences and they said they understood.
– Police were called at 5:13 p.m. Tuesday to the 300 block of West 16th Street for a juvenile problem. A woman said she was having behavioral issues with her juvenile son. She was told her options and an officer spoke with the juvenile.
– An assault was reported at 4:01 p.m. Tuesday in the 1000 block of Cleveland Street by a woman who said when she went to pick up her child from his father’s residence, the father choked her. She wanted the incident documented in case of further issues.
– A resident reported Tuesday someone again used her Internet account to make a purchase, this time from Kohl’s in the amount of $266.
– A West Washington Street woman reported she was driving on Lincoln Way on Tuesday afternoon when someone in a red van ran the red light, and she ended up striking the van, which left the scene.
– An East Chestnut Street man called Tuesday afternoon out of concern about his neighbor’s rottweiler, which had been in the yard for the past three hours barking. Police went to the home but did not encounter a barking dog.
– A passerby reported seeing a man walking around outside a house at the corner of South Lincoln and West Washington Street at 1:28 a.m. Wednesday. Police arrived and spoke with the man, who said he lived there and had locked himself out. The man had tried calling a relative but no one was answering. The relative finally arrived and confirmed the man lived there and then unlocked the door.
– Someone reported at 4 a.m. Tuesday a dog was barking at a Fairfield Avenue home. Police went to the area and did not hear a dog barking.
– A West Salem Street resident reported at 10:21 a.m. Tuesday someone took medication from the home.
– A North Elm Street woman reported at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday she was shoved by her mother and requested she leave the house until her husband returned home. The woman agreed to leave.
– A PNC Bank employee reported at 1 p.m. Tuesday someone was standing by the road entrance holding a “will work for food” sign. The person left before police arrived.
– Primitive Gatherings reported at 2:33 p.m. Tuesday a woman had possibly shoplifted from the store. Police checked the area but did not find the woman.
– Shannon Carpenter, 30, was taken into custody on a warrant through Toronto at 4:11 p.m. Tuesday.
– An East Park Street man reported receiving harassing phone calls at 4:24 p.m. Tuesday.
– A Hawkins Lane resident reported receiving threatening text messages at 10:42 p.m. Tuesday.
– At 8:48 p.m. Tuesday police responded to the 3600 block of Silliman Street for a wellbeing check on a juvenile after receiving a call from a Hammondsville resident. Police twice checked the residence being unable to make contact the first time at 9:01 p.m. During a second attempt at 10:15 p.m., police spoke with a resident determined there was no risk involved.
– At 6:43 a.m. Monday, police responded to the 46000 block of state Route 46 for a traffic accident and stood by to assist the highway patrol with an accident with injuries.
– A?man in the 500 block of Fair Avenue reported early Monday that an unknown person broke into his garage and stole three dirt bikes.
– Police charged a 17-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl with unruly charges for violating curfew after a traffic stop at 2:02 a.m. Monday in the 100 block of South Ellsworth Avenue. An officer noticed the brake lights did not activate on a vehicle and conducted the traffic stop, learning the boy and his father were having trouble with the brake switch. Both juveniles were released to their parents, with the case to be reviewed by the juvenile division.
– Police were called at 11:16 p.m. Sunday to the 400 block of South Ellsworth Avenue for a suspicious person who appeared to be breaking into a vehicle. Upon arrival, an officer learned the person locked his keys in the vehicle and was attempting entry. He was calling a family member to bring an extra set of keys.
– A domestic dispute was reported at 11:09 p.m. Sunday in the 300 block of South Lundy Avenue where two parties were involved in a verbal dispute over the living situation. The female moved out.
– A man from the 500 block of Continental Drive came to the police station at 10:31 p.m. Sunday to report a person made a threatening statement to him while in the 400 block of South Broadway Avenue. An officer made contact with the person who said the man was causing the problem. Both sides were told to cease contact.
– A resident in the 300 block of North Ellsworth Avenue called at 9:25 p.m. Sunday to request removal of a known person who was causing a disturbance, saying he wanted him removed from his residence. The person voluntarily left.
– Police checked a location for a vehicle involved in a hit/skip after receiving a request from Liberty Township Police at 5:44 p.m. Sunday regarding a hit/skip in their jurisdiction. The vehicle was located while police were on another complaint on North Ellsworth Avenue and provided Liberty Township Police with all the requested information.
– Police responded to an alarm drop at 5:06 p.m. Sunday in the 800 block of South Lincoln Avenue and found the exterior of the residence secure. The homeowner arrived, the interior was checked and all appeared okay.
– A warning card was left on a black Pontiac Sunbird that was parked too close to a driveway in the 100 block of East Third Street at 3:10 p.m. Sunday.
– Police were called to the 200 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 12:42 p.m. Sunday after receiving a 911 call of an assault that occurred in the 500 block of Walnut Street. The complainant had walked to the location on Lincoln to use the telephone to contact police. She was taken to the police station for an investigation and then transported by KLG to Salem Community Hospital for evaluation.
– A domestic was reported in the 300 block of West Fifth Street at 12:23 p.m. Sunday when both parties were in a verbal dispute over personal issues. Both parties decided to stay in the residence and were advised of the domestic violence laws.
– A woman came to the police station at 11:51 a.m. Sunday to turn in a computer found in the 200 block of South Broadway. The computer was placed in the lost and found.
– Jarred Knepper, 29, of 13233 Benton Road, was cited for reasonable control, driving under suspension and leaving the scene of an accident Sunday morning after police were contacted at 9:19 a.m. Sunday regarding a hit/skip. Kevin Cheney, of East Pershing Street, reported hearing a loud crash around 10:40 p.m. Saturday, not seeing anything out the window and then discovering Sunday morning that someone had struck his parked vehicle in the street. Police found the suspect vehicle in a driveway on Woodland Avenue and impounded it.
– A woman reported at 12:19 a.m. Sunday that she stopped at the Post Office to check her Post Office box and a man was in the lobby whom she wasn’t sure was safe to be around. Police told the man to move along.
– Someone reported at 1:42 p.m. Sunday a man in a wheelchair in the Sparkle parking lot was holding a sign that said “Have a family of 4, need food.” Police gave the man contact information for county assistance agencies and he agreed to stop panhandling.
– Police told some kids to stop playing on dumpsters near the elementary school at 4:11 p.m. Sunday.
– A woman reported at 8:10 p.m. Sunday she was in a verbal dispute with her mother on North Elm Street.
– Someone reported at 10 p.m. Sunday about six cars were egged during services at the Apostolic House of Faith on West Friend Street.
– A man reported at 10:16 p.m. Sunday his 2012 Ford Fusion was egged while parked on James Street.
– A Seventh Street woman reported at 8:22 a.m. Saturday her home was egged during the night.
– A Union Street woman reported at 11 a.m. Saturday her car was vandalized during the night.
– Several people reported at 5 p.m. Saturday a child in only a diaper was in the middle of Union Street. Police found the child’s mother and spoke with her about the incident.
– Police removed wooden pallets from state Route 14 near United Rentals at 8:24 p.m. Saturday after several people reported they were in the road.
– Police found a dog in the road at the Friend and James Street intersection at 9:30 p.m. Saturday and took it back to its owner.
– A state Route 558 resident reported Friday several unauthorized charges were made on her debit card by an unknown person.
– A resident on Garfield Avenue requested information at 6:22 p.m. Sunday on dealing with a family relative who continued texting them after being told to stop due to being charged for the texts on their phone bill. The person was given options on handling the situation since they did not want to file charges against the person.
– An officer spoke with a parent regarding a child custody issue at 5:55 p.m. Sunday after the other parent entered his residence without permission, took the child and left, claiming there were previous problems over the same issue. The incident was documented and the parent was told to contact his attorney due to the visitation issues. Information will be sent to the prosecutor’s office regarding the trespass issue.
– Police were called at 12:12 p.m. Sunday to the area of Countryside Drive, Beechwood Road and Allen Road for a report of lost keys. A woman said when their vehicle was started in the morning, they put a lanyard with a large key ring full of keys on the roof of the vehicle, forgot them and drove to work. Police checked the area where they traveled and could not find the keys.
– An officer responded to an open burning report in the 1000 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 3:08 p.m. Saturday where the fire department was already extinguishing the fire.
The resident stated that he was going to cook his supper outside but understood the high winds made it too dangerous. A bystander across the street stated that she didn’t believe the resident should have the fire going and that he obtained the wood without permission.
The resident stated that he gathered the wood from across the street and was advised to avoid city right of way.
– An officer responded to a Penn Avenue building at 3:37 p.m. Saturday for a report of window being shot by a BB within the past few days.
– An East Sixth Street resident reported at 4:44 p.m. Saturday that a man she knows had taken her cell phone during an argument and refused to give it back.
– An East Sixth Street resident reported at 8:59 p.m. Saturday that he had a verbal dispute with his girlfriend but that no physical violence occurred.
– An officer responded to the 1100 block of East State Street at 9:38 p.m. Saturday where a resident reported someone in a gray truck had been doing burnouts in front of his residence.
The officer searched the area but was unable to find the vehicle.
– Officers responded to a two-vehicle crash in the 1100 block of East Pershing Street at 10:46 p.m. Saturday in which Nicole E. Wilson, 19, Salem, was westbound when she was allegedly struck from behind by another vehicle while attempting to turn north into an alley. The other driver reportedly fled the scene.
– An officer responded to an East Third Street home at 10:59 p.m. Saturday where a resident reported his juvenile son had run away from a friend’s home where he was staying that night.
– Police responded to the 1100 block of East State Street at 3 a.m. Sunday for a report of juveniles stealing city owned American flags that had blown off the utility poles during high winds.
Officers located the suspects at East State Street and North Union Avenue and found them to be adults who claimed they had only picked the flags up because they didn’t feel it was right to leave them lying on the ground.
The flags were taken to the police station for safe keeping.
– An officer responded to an East State Street business at 4:18 a.m. Sunday for a report of a suspicious vehicle.
The driver stated that he was lost and needed directions.
-An alarm went off at the Shale Tavern at 5:23 a.m. Sunday.
-A caller complained about the sound of revving engines coming from the Motorcycle Dream Shop at 2 a.m. Sunday.
– A city worker reported at 2:20 p.m. Friday that he heard a noise from inside a vacant house on Hollyhock Way while replacing barricades. An officer found the house empty.
– A South Howard Street resident reported on station at 3:37 p.m. Friday that a woman with whom his wife has had previous problems had acquired a cellphone in his wife’s name and now the phone company wants payment.
– A patrolling officer observed a man going door-to-door in the 2000 block of Southeast Boulevard soliciting sales for a local newspaper at 4:31 p.m. Friday. He was advised that he needed a permit to do so.
– Police responded to a suspicious vehicle report in the 200 block of Woodland Avenue at 11:12 p.m. Friday but were unable to find anyone.
– Officers responded to a Railroad Street bar at 12:43 a.m. Saturday for a report of a fight and found a man bleeding from the nose having a verbal altercation with employees in the parking lot. The man claimed that a bouncer had punched him in the nose for no reason. First Responders arrived to check the injury, but the man refused to be transported to the hospital or cooperate with the investigation. He was given a ride to the police station to call for a ride.
– Police responded to an East State Street business at 12:46 a.m. Saturday where a clerk reported a customer and driver had been rude after the customer had been turned away while attempting to buy cigarettes without identification. Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the suspects.
– Officers responded to a domestic dispute at an East State Street home at 2:04 a.m. Saturday where a man reported his ex-wife had thrown his clothes outside during a verbal dispute in which the ex-wife, with whom he is living while working out their issues, found out he has another girlfriend. He agreed to leave for the night.
– Police responded to the area of Mullins Street and Newgarden Avenue at 3:11 a.m. Saturday where a hysterical man called 911 claiming not to know where he was. Officers found the intoxicated man in a parking lot unable to stand. First Responders and KLG responded and transported him to the hospital.
– A patrolling officer observed two men going door-to-door in the 100 block of East Fourth Street soliciting sales for a local newspaper at 11:08 a.m. Saturday. They were advised they needed a permit to do so.
– Police responded to a North Lincoln Avenue home at 1:05 p.m. Saturday where a woman reported that she was going through a divorce and was unhappy with who had been watching her child. She was advised that it was a civil matter and to contact her attorney.
– Sandra Smith, West Chestnut Street, reported Thursday someone vandalized her garden arches, raised flower beds and flowers pots in her back yard.
– The front door alarm went off at the Dollar General store at 9:31 p.m. Thursday, and a store employee said she would respond if necessary.
– An employee with Elkrun Roll-Off reported an unoccupied van was found running in their parking lot at 10:30 a.m. Friday.
– Police assisted U.S. Marhals at 9:46 a.m Friday in looking for a wanted woman in the 900 block of West Euclid Street. The family advised that she was in another state.
– Police responded to the 400 block of Ohio Street at 12:22 p.m. Friday where the complainant and his mother advised that someone tried to remove a license plate from a trailer parked on the property. They requested extra patrols.
– Police responded to the 400 block of Continental Drive at 12:41 p.m. Friday where a woman from outside the city reported being assaulted by her granddaughter while she was visiting her daughter. No marks were observed and she was advised that statements would have to be taken by everyone involved. She wanted an officer to advise the granddaughter that a report was being made.
– An East Sixth Street man reported at 2:39 p.m. Thursday that a man known only by a nickname arrived at his apartment and asked if he could “chill.” He let him inside and the man grabbed five to seven DVD movies off the TV and fled out of the apartment.
– A caller at 1:36 p.m. Thursday reported juveniles riding skateboards on the sidewalk in front of a business in the 200 block of East Second Street. They were gone when officers arrived.
– A neighbor requested an officer check a residence in the 1800 block of Cleveland Street at 8:45 a.m. Thursday due to a front porch light being on and no sign of the resident who lives there. An officer attempted contact, but no contact could be made. There was no sign of anything being wrong.
– There was a report of suspicious persons at 11 p.m. Wednesday in the 900 block of West Wilson Street where a man said he saw numerous juveniles standing near his neighbor’s vehicle. Officers checked the vehicle and found it secure. They didn’t find the juveniles.
– Police reported to the 400 block of Sharp Avenue for a report of menacing at 9:23 p.m. Wednesday. Officers determined persons visiting a man’s roommate made threats toward the man via a third party who sent him text messages relaying the threats. Some of the people involved left before police arrived, but officers spoke with all present and told them the consequences of menacing and assault. They were told to stay away from one another and the eviction procedure was also explained.
– A juvenile came to the police department at 6:34 p.m. Wednesday to report a dispute with someone at Centennial Park. An officer spoke to the person at the park and he said the juvenile initiated the problem. Both sides were told to cease contact.
– A Woodsdale Road man reported at 4:49 p.m. Wednesday that he accidentally set his wallet down at a cash register at Walmart on East State Street while checking out and when he returned to the store, his wallet was gone. A male and female in their 20s to early 30s with a child had been behind him in line. An asset protection associate was notified and video surveillance revealed the people in line behind Fish had taken the wallet, which contained money and credit cards. Further investigation is pending.
– A man in the 1000 block of East Third Street reported at 4:25 p.m. Wednesday that his juvenile son is currently grounded, but failed to return home after school. He talked to his son by phone twice and his son said he went to a friend’s house. The juvenile made the calls from two different phone numbers. He was supposed to be on his way home, but he had not arrived. The man said it’s an ongoing problem and unruly charges were already pending.
– A caller at 3:26 p.m. Wednesday reported a suspicious vehicle parked on Tanglewood Drive for four days. An officer checked the vehicle and found it unlocked. The registration returned to someone in Beloit and a woman arrived and said the vehicle was hers, denying it was parked there for that long.
– Police checked for a suspicious vehicle at 2:57 p.m. Wednesday at the turnaround at Butcher Road near East Pershing Street and Cunningham Road. A van had reportedly been there awhile, but police found no vehicles in that area.
– A state Route 517 woman called for an ambulance at 9:48 p.m. Wednesday for her son, who was having a seizure.
– Officer Justin Madison was on patrol when he found the doors at St. George Catholic Church unlocked at 8:37 p.m. Wednesday. The parish priest was contacted.
-A Maple Street man called at 5:47 p.m. Wednesday because there was a truck parked in his pull-off at his garage, preventing him from getting into his garage.
– A hospitalized woman called on Wednesday to ask that police check to see if a black Kia was parked outside her residence on Pritchard Avenue because she could not reach her boyfriend. Police checked and reported back the vehicle was at the residence.
– An East Palestine police officer requested at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday the department see if a stolen ring was located at Cash Land. Police discovered the ring was pawned by a woman on Dec. 29, and the ring was taken as evidence.
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– Nicholas Carson, 34, 563 Aetna St., Salem, was arrested on an active warrant out of the department for telephone harassment following a traffic stop at 2:05 p.m. Jan. 6.
– A Main Street, Beloit, woman reported a misuse of her credit card at 4:06 p.m. Jan. 7.
– A Country Club Lane resident reported at 4:30 p.m. Jan. 7 that someone had been driving through his yard to access a house behind his property, causing damage to the yard.
– A Calla Road resident reported at 6:25 p.m. Jan. 7 that someone had used her credit card to make several online purchases from out-of-state companies.
– A Beaver Creek Road woman reported at 12:37 p.m. Jan. 8 that a woman she knows had called her and threatened to beat her up. The suspect was contacted and advised to stop calling the complainant.
– Police arrested a juvenile resident at the Sharon Lynn Home for Girls after two women reported the suspect assaulted them at 9:16 p.m. Jan. 9.
– Richard B. Parks, 39, 11860 Green Beaver Road, Canfield, was arrested for driving under suspension and possession of dangerous drugs following a traffic stop for lanes of travel at noon Jan. 11. He was found to have Vicodin and Diazepam.
– A South Duck Creek Road resident reported at 6:06 p.m. Jan. 11 that someone used his credit card without permission to make a $409.53 purchase.
– Matthew K. Snyder, 22, Columbiana, was arrested on a county sheriff warrant at 12:54 a.m. Tuesday at Valera service station.
– A Union Street resident reported at 8:36 a.m. their 10-year-old was refusing to go to school.
– A South Vine Street resident reported at 10:30 a.m. the rear window of their home was broken.
– Jennifer E. Dickey, 31, South Avenue, struck Gerriane Costantini, 55, Girard, from behind while Costantini was stopped at the exit from Sparkle parking lot on state Route 164 at 2:56 p.m. Tuesday. Dickey was cited for speeding/assured clear distance.
– A Parkview Drive man reported at 3:36 p.m. Tuesday someone hacked into his debit card information and purchased more than $100 worth of items from iTunes.
– A Sparkle employee reported at 5:57 p.m. Tuesday someone left the store with a buggy full of merchandise.
– A caller reported a possible domestic dispute was under way at a Sherman Street home at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Police spoke with the couple, who said they were having an argument when the boyfriend shoved the girlfriend against the wall and she hit him in the face with an empty soda pop can. Both declined to press charges, and the girlfriend left with their two children.
– Bob White, Jefferson Street, reported at 7:43 p.m. Tuesday continuing to have problems with his neighbor in the other half of the duplex, Ernest Thomas. White, who was intoxicated, began talking about old disputes involving dog feces and trash cans. The officer also spoke with Thomas, who was outside the duplex, and then began walking back to his cruiser. Thomas then said White just threatened to assault him, which he denied. White then said the next time he finds dog feces he will place it somewhere Thomas will never find it. The officer continued toward his cruiser when Thomas said White had just reached out his kitchen window and shoved him, which White denied. The officer spoke with White about his actions, and Thomas said he intends to obtain a restraining order.
– A security alarm went off at Cherished Children day care center on West Lincoln Way at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. The building was found secure and the alarm company reported it was a false alarm.
-While on patrol, Sgt. John Hancock found an unsecure door at the high school at 1:39 a.m. Wednesday. The building was searched and nothing was found amiss.
– A woman in the 100 block of South Howard Avenue reported at 1:27 p.m. Wednesday that unknown persons attempted to gain entry into her residence overnight by forcing a wood basement entry door open. No entry was gained.
– A woman came to the police department at 11:41 a.m. Wednesday to report she’s being harassed by a co-worker. She was told the criteria did not meet the statute for filing harassment charges and was given some options. She was told to contact the officer if it continues.
– Police responded to 1125 E. State St. at 8:02 a.m. Wednesday for a report of a juvenile wearing a brown jacket/hoodie acting strange on the side of the building. Officers didn’t find anyone and the clerk was unaware the call had been made.
– Police were called at 3:19 a.m. Wednesday to the 500 block of West Wilson Street for a known female arriving at a man’s residence and demanding to enter. When he refused, she allegedly smashed windows and damaged the framing to his back porch door, then left. An officer attempted to find her and her vehicle at her residence, but she was not there. Information will be sent to the prosecutor’s office.
– Police responded at 1:17 a.m. Wednesday to the 200 block of West 14th Street for a report of a possible overdose. Fire department first responders and KLG Ambulance were on scene and a woman was taken to Salem Community Hospital by KLG.
– Suspicious activity was reported at 11:58 p.m. Tuesday in the 1100 block of Buckeye Avenue where someone was shining a red laser light inside the front door of a residence. An officer spoke with a juvenile and a parent across the street and the juvenile denied having a laser light.
– Police were called at 9:03 p.m. Tuesday to the area of South Lundy Avenue and East Pershing Street for an upset woman requesting assistance. She said she didn’t need an ambulance and that her boyfriend had been acting erratic and she became concerned that he could become violent. He didn’t threaten her or harm her in any way and was located out looking for her. Both said everything was okay.
– A caller at 7:19 p.m. Tuesday reported suspicious persons in the area of South Union Avenue and East State Street where people were riding bicycles in the church lot and then left in a vehicle. An officer found the vehicle and spoke to the people. They said they were just riding bicycles and left due to it getting late.
– A suspicious person was reported at 7:09 p.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of Reilly Avenue where a caller said a man was yelling and using profanities toward a juvenile and they all left in a vehicle. Police found the vehicle at Oak Street and Woodland Avenue and the man said he was upset with a friend’s child but had apologized. An officer spoke to the child’s mother who said everything was fine and to the child who appeared to be fine.
– An officer found damage to a street light pole at 6:53 p.m. Tuesday in the 1900 block of Southeast Boulevard where it appeared a vehicle struck it and fled.
– A woman on Rose Avenue reported at 6:42 p.m. Tuesday that she was receiving ongoing harassing text messages from her ex-boyfriend. An officer contacted him and told him the potential consequences if the harassing messages continue.
– An anonymous person contacted police at 3:49 p.m. Tuesday to report a possible ongoing issue with underage drinking at a local business in Salem. She wanted it documented and for the department to be aware of the issue. She also asked for options.
– A man came to the police department at 2:06 p.m. Tuesday concerned about items he retrieved from his sister’s residence. The items will be turned over to the Drug Task Force.
– Police responded to a residence in the 900 block of Liberty Street at 1:55 p.m. Tuesday and met with a man and his daughter, along with a grandson who lives upstairs with him, regarding some type of problem with the grandson. An officer gave him options for handling the situation and advised him on the procedure for evicting his grandson. The grandson was told he should look for a new place to live and police also told the grandson if any further problems arose, he could face being arrested.
– Jay A. Frantz, 23, of Salem, was transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Boardman by KLG Ambulance after a one-vehicle accident in the 1600 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 11:51 p.m. Tuesday. The report said Frantz was driving north when his vehicle ran off the right side of the road near Old Farm Lane and traveled through several yards, then struck a driveway and rolled over, coming to rest on the roof against a tree. Frantz was partially ejected from the vehicle and extricated by Perry Township Fire Department. Charges were pending.
– Police were called at 10:59 a.m. Tuesday for a suspicious vehicle that traveled down an access road behind Manor Drive, off of Park View Drive. Police were told the vehicle fled the area at a high rate of speed before they arrived. The vehicle was described as an older white mini van, but was not found. Salem Police assisted in the search.
– An officer investigated a suspicious person report in the 200 block of Oak Street at 5:36 a.m. Jan. 5.
– An officer responded to a civil complaint in the 200 block of Main Street at 9:20 p.m. Jan. 11.
– A Waddell Street resident reported at 11:05 a.m. Saturday that her daughter, Megan Detchon, 23, 3889 Waddell St., Leetonia, had taken her vehicle without permission. Detchon was apprehended by Youngstown police on a warrant for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, a fifth-degree felony.
– An officer spoke with a Salem man at 2:35 p.m. Saturday regarding threats he had received had a local establishment.
– Officers responded to several reports of suspicious noises on Hazel Street at 10:46 p.m. Saturday.
– An East Woodland Avenue woman reported at 6:32 a.m. Monday a suspicious vehicle was parked in front of her home and a man inside appeared to be using a computer. The woman reported shortly after that the vehicle had left.
– Someone reported at noon Monday her mother was assaulted by another resident at St. Mary’s on Garfield Road.
– Someone reported at 1:43 p.m. Monday jewelry was taken from West Salem Street sometime during the month of December.
– A woman reported at 4 p.m. Monday a woman was holding up a sign asking for assistance in the Duke and Duchess parking lot. Police went to the area and were told the woman had already been given a ride to a mission in Youngstown.
– An East Washington Street man reported Monday a jumper box and gun had been stolen from his residence.
– While on patrol, officer David Hilliard found three of the four doors unsecure at St. George Catholic Church at 11:50 p.m. Monday. Hilliard searched the church but nothing appeared disturbed.
– A call was transferred to the fire department for a lift assist on East Pine Street at 1:10 p.m. Tuesday.
– A call was transferred to the fire department for a lift assist at a home on state Route 45 at 11:44 p.m. Monday.
– A caller reported at 5:36 p.m. Monday reported a car with two men inside parked behind the maintenance building at Mt. Calvary Cemetery for an extended period of time. The vehicle was gone when police arrived.
– A Salem Unity Road woman reported Monday a relative is giving her a hard time about a family matter and inappropriate comments were made.
– An officer responded to the 1300 block of North Union Avenue at 11 a.m. Tuesday to assist Perry Township Police searching for a vehicle. A white mini van that went down the drive was gone before police arrived and could not be located.
– The department received at least two calls at 8:18 a.m. Tuesday regarding a possible intoxicated male on South Lincoln Avenue and then East State Street. Officers did not find the person on the first call, but after the second call, located him near Union Avenue and East State Street. It was determined the man had a medical problem and was not intoxicated.
– Police responded to a call at 1:49 a.m. Tuesday for an audible car alarm on Legacy Lane and found a vehicle with the four-way flashers on. The vehicle was checked and appeared to be secure. Nothing was found out of the ordinary.
– A suspicious vehicle was reported in the drive-thru of the Burger King, 1761 E. State St., at 12:09 a.m. Tuesday, but left before police arrived.
– A domestic dispute was reported at an apartment in the 200 block of Vine Avenue at 8:08 p.m. Monday between a husband and wife. The wife decided to leave for the night.
– Police were called to a different apartment in the 200 block of Vine Avenue at 7:50 p.m. Monday for a welfare check by a man who said he was concerned because his wife was acting erratic. Officers made contact with her and she appeared to be acting normal.
– A man came to the police station at 6:40 p.m. Monday to report his soon-to-be mother-in-law was harassing him at his place of employment and causing problems. He wanted it documented.
– Clayton Elliott, 39, of Youngstown, was cited for assured clear distance after the southbound vehicle he was driving on South Lincoln Avenue, approaching Franklin, struck the rear of another southbound vehicle driven by Carrie Menough, 57, of East Ninth Street, who was stopped for traffic at 4:26 p.m. Monday.
– Police checked a residence in the 800 block of East Sixth Street after the Sheriff’s Office received two 911 hangup calls at 2:32 p.m. Monday. No one answered the door and all appeared okay.
– Police were called at 1:43 p.m. Monday regarding an alleged reckless operator in a postal truck on North Lincoln Avenue and made contact with the caller who complained and the driver of the truck at the post office parking lot. The woman said the truck was over the center line numerous times as they followed it into Salem from state Route 165. An officer spoke with the driver, who was a mechanic from Youngstown bringing a truck to the post office to replace one that needed taken back. The post office manager said they would handle the situation and contact the driver’s boss. The driver advised he was not used to operating a vehicle from the right side.
– A caller at 11:50 a.m. Monday reported a green Jeep ran the school bus light on Newgarden in the 300 block.
– Police responded to the 400 block of Continental Drive at 8:28 a.m. Monday for a report of menacing/threats regarding an alleged ongoing problem over a vehicle and spoke with both parties.
– A township officer was called at 1:52 a.m. Monday to assist Salem Police with a burglary in progress call at Lease Drug Co. on North Ellsworth Avenue.
– Joshua Essad, 27, of Salem, was cited for a stop sign violation, left of center and child support suspension after a township officer investigated a traffic violation he witnessed at 6:07 a.m. Sunday. The officer saw a vehicle fail to stop at the stop sign at Snyder Road and South Lincoln Avenue at a high rate of speed and then travel left of center, entering the employee parking lot of Fresh Mark. The officer lost sight of the vehicle, but watched parking lot video to determine who was operating the vehicle.
– A woman in the 1900 block of South Lincoln Avenue reported at 3:49 a.m. Sunday that her husband fell and was unable to get to his feet. An officer responded and spoke to the husband and determined he was not injured and helped him get to his feet.
– Police were called at 1:40 a.m. Monday to West State Street and Georgetown Road for a report of buckets in the roadway. The responding officer saw no debris in the road, but there were several buckets placed in the Dairy Queen parking lot that appeared to be there to block traffic from cutting across the lot.
– Officers responded to the 1300 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 1:15 a.m. Monday for a possible breaking and entering in progress. A woman said she was in her living room talking on her phone when she heard an unknown person rattling her door handle, causing her dog to bark. There were no signs of attempted forced entry. Officers checked the area and were unable to find anyone.
– Officers responded to the 1300 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 12:08 a.m. Monday for a possible break-in in progress. Officers arrived and spoke to a woman who saw three people attempting to open her front door. She said they fled the area on foot. Officers did not locate anyone.
– Police were dispatched to the 800 block of West Pershing Street for a report of an unruly juvenile at 3:31 p.m. Saturday. A woman said her daughter will not follow the rules of the house. Officers spoke to her and her daughter and provided them with several suggestions on how to handle the problems.
– A motorist reported seeing a juvenile riding a Power Wheel vehicle on South Beaver Street at 4:36 p.m. Sunday. An officer spoke with the adults and the child, advising him to stay off the road with the toy vehicle.
– The sheriff’s office relayed receiving a 911 hang-up call from the vicinity of the park-and-ride on state Route 154 at 7 p.m. Sunday. Police checked the area but were unable to locate the source of the call.
– Eric Whitmore from county juvenile court called for an officer at 9:42 a.m. Monday after one of the alternative school’s teachers was assaulted by a 14-year-old boy, who reportedly punched a Mr. Henderson several times in the face. Chief Mike Abraham said the youth was taken to the county juvenile detention center while the prosecutor’s office prepared charges to file.
– Police contacted the fire department to alert them about a truck in the ditch at the intersection of Wayne Bridge and Bittner roads at 7:50 p.m. Saturday.
– Police warned five kids for curfew violation at 12:35 a.m. Sunday in the Sparkle parking lot.
– A man reported at 3 a.m. Sunday some kids were in the area of South Middle Street and believed they slashed the tire on a van in the alley. Police checked the area but did not see the kids and did not see any damaged vans.
– Duane L. Barnes, 42, Salem, was cited for driving under suspension and two headlights required following a traffic stop on state Route 14 at 6:59 a.m. Sunday.
– A South Vine Street woman reported at 9:31 a.m. Sunday her tires were slashed on her vehicle and it was also egged. At 10:27 a.m. she reported two kids were walking back and forth in front of her home and believed they were possibly the ones who had damaged her vehicle.
– A man reported at noon Sunday his neighbor’s door on East Friend Street was open for some time and he wasn’t sure if anyone was inside the home. Police spoke to the resident who said he had left the door open to let some fresh air inside.
– Someone reported at 12:48 p.m. Sunday an injured rabbit was on East Friend Street. Police found the rabbit and relocated it to the Metz ball field.
– A woman reported at 3:59 p.m. Sunday a man wearing a brown hooded sweatshirt was riding around the Sparkle parking lot on a bicycle and it appeared he had a handgun. Police spoke with the bicyclist and found the handgun was a toy and advised him to take the toy home.
– Police responded to a disorderly conduct complaint on state Route 14 at 7:35 p.m. Sunday.
– A man reported at 8 a.m. Friday his semi truck was keyed during the night on Lisbon Street.
– A man reported finding a hypodermic needle on the sidewalk at Union and Middle streets. Police disposed of the needle.
– The State Highway Patrol reported at 9:47 p.m. Friday a possibly intoxicated driver was southbound on state Route 164 in a four-door vehicle. Police checked the area but did not see the vehicle.
– Police arrested Fred Hanna Sr. on a county sheriff warrant at 10:26 a.m. Thursday on North Elm Street.
– A Union Street resident reported at 2:46 p.m. Thursday a laptop was stolen.
– A Lisbon Street resident reported at 3:29 p.m. Thursday items were missing from the home.
– A woman reported at 9:37 p.m. Thursday her ex-husband beat her up at her home on Union Street.
– An officer assisted Perry Township Police search for a vehicle at 6:10 a.m. Sunday after the driver fled from them while they were attempting a traffic stop. Police checked the parking lot at Fresh Mark and found the vehicle and the driver. A city officer stood by while a township officer conducted an investigation and issued a citation.
– Police responded at 2:15 a.m. Sunday to the 400 block of South Union Avenue for loud persons and an unknown dispute and found a boyfriend and girlfriend intoxicated. He wasn’t allowing her inside the residence where they live. They were both told it’s civil in nature and he agreed to leave for the night. Police were called back to the same residence at 5:01 a.m. and the resident reported his white 2006 GMC Envoy damaged while parked in the drive. Both the driver and passenger side mirrors were damaged and the driver side windshield wiper was bent. A small dent was on the driver side door under the door handle, with black scuff marks and key marks in the same area.
– Police were called at 11:58 p.m. Saturday to Circle K West on West State Street for a suspicious vehicle/activity. The clerk said a white vehile had been parking in the lot for over an hour and left just before police arrived. The vehicle was now parked at Dunkin’ Donuts on West State Street. An officer spoke to the occupants of the vehicle and they said theyhad been waiting for another person at Circle K.
– A suspicious person was reported at 10:23 p.m. Saturday at the rear of a business in the 600 block of East State Street. Officers located her and learned she was using an outside outlet to charge her phone. She was told about the complaint and said she would leave so there would be no more problem.
– Police responded to the area of North Union Avenue and East Third Street after receiving a report at 9:54 p.m. Saturday of a possible altercation involving a large group of persons near the intersection. All was quiet when an officer arrived. A second officer located a group of eight people walking along Third Street near Hawley Avenue who said they just came from that area and had been talking loudly, but no fighting or arguing occurred.
– A loud explosion was reported at 8:59 p.m. Saturday at South Lincoln Avenue and Franklin, but nothing was found.
– A man in the 200 block of Rose Avenue called at 8:10 p.m. Saturday to request removal of a male he knows who keeps stopping at his residence after he’s told him not to stop. He was told his options. The male could not be located.
– Police were called at 6:53 p.m. Saturday to West 16th Street for a reckless vehicle squealing tires in the area. The vehicle was not found.
– Residents at a home in the 600 block of East Sixth Street reported at 6:34 p.m. Saturday an ongoing problem with an unknown male making harassing calls and sending threatening text messages. While there getting information, an officer was able to talk to the suspect on the phone and told him he could face telecommunications harassment charges if he does not stop. He told the officer they were calling him, also. All parties were told to have no contact with one another.
– A domestic was reported at 6:31 p.m. Saturday in the 500 block of Walnut Street where two people said they had an argument that led to a slight altercation. The domestic violence laws were explained and both said they wanted nothing done. The male was taken to Salem Community Hospital by EMT Ambulance for an injury unrelated to the dispute.
– A 911 hangup call was reported at 6:15 p.m. Saturday on Rose Avenue, with no disturbance found.
– Police were called to the 200 block of East Third Street at 6:11 p.m. Saturday for a semi truck parked in a private parking lot running. An officer found that the truck was not running, but the truck generator was running every couple of hours. The driver was located and said he would move the truck so there would be no more problems. He was advised of the city ordinance.
– A caller at 5:58 p.m. Saturday reported loud persons in the 400 block of Continental Drive, but no disturbance was found.
– A caller at 5:02 p.m. Saturday reported people soliciting without a permit in the 700 block of East Third Street, but they could not be found.
– Police received a report at 4:27 p.m. Saturday that a man climbed up a tree and was hanging off a branch above the road in the 1100 block of North Ellsworth Avenue. Officers did not find anyone in a tree.
– Police were called at 3:46 p.m. Saturday for a parking complaint in the 1400 block of East 10th Street. The owner corrected the problem.
– Loud music was reported at 2:42 p.m. Saturday in the 800 block of East Fifth Street and turned down by the resident when contacted by police.
– Ted Gagnon, of Shady Lane, reported at 2:33 p.m. Saturday that two people arrived at his residence and started taking pictures of his residence. When he confronted them, they would not tell him why they were taking pictures but gave their company name. They were told to leave.
– A woman came to the police station at 1:26 p.m. Saturday to report receiving numerous texts and phone calls from a known male. She said she told him to stop the harassment, but he refuses. An officer called to tell him police were notified and to stop calling her. She was told her options if it continues.
– Police were called at 10:44 a.m. Saturday for illegal dumping in the 100 block of North Howard Avenue where someone used a business dumpster for personal trash.
– Darby Mayhew, of the 700 block of East Fourth Street, reported items missing at 9:29 a.m. Saturday.
-At 8:52 a.m. Saturday, items removed from a vehicle belonging to Louis Powell, of the 900 block of East Fourth Street, were already recovered by officers on the previous shift and were identified by the owner.
– Nathan Winn, 21, whose last known address was either Continental Drive or East Sixth Street, was charged with criminal trespass and taken to the Columbiana County jail after police were called at 2:53 a.m. Saturday to the area of East Fourth Street and Hawley Avenue for a suspicious person looking into parked cars. While checking the area, officers were flagged down by a resident a few blocks over who said he just saw someone going through his tool box in the bed of his truck. The person fled on foot towards North Lincoln Avenue and was located a few minutes later inside a vehicle that he did not own or have permission to be inside. Winn was positively identified as the person who allegedly went through the tool box. The matter will be sent to the prosecutor for review for possible additional charges.
– Mike Hamilton, of the 1000 block of East Fourth Street, reported at 12:41 a.m. Saturday that he woke up to an unknown person lightly knocking on his door and shaking the door handle, but he did not see anyone around. Police checked the area for several minutes, but were unable to find anyone.
– A woman in the 2100 block of Monroe Street spoke to officers at 11:54 p.m. Friday in reference to her 17-year-old son, saying she returned home around 10:30 p.m. and found her son and two other males in the apartment. She also found numerous empty cans of beer, one of the males had a bottle of whiskey and her son appeared to have been drinking. She and her son got into an argument and when she threatened to call police, he and the other two males ran out. A missing person/runaway report was filed, with information entered into the law enforcement data base.
– Police responded to a business in the 500 block of East Pershing Street at 11 p.m. Friday for a reported altercation, making contact with an adult male and a 17-year-old male who had already been separated. Both gave conflicting stories about what happened. The adult said the juvenile had been trying to instigate problems with other juveniles and was confronted about using profane language, with the juvenile allegedly striking the adult several times. The juvenile said the adult pushed him and raised a fist toward him so he defended himself. Nobody wanted to pursue charges and they went on their way.
– At 8:38 p.m. Friday, police were called for an unwanted juvenile at a business in the 500 block of East Pershing Street. A woman reported a known juvenile had been told several times that he is not allowed at the business. The boy was taken into custody for criminal trespass, taken to his residence and released to his mother. The juvenile bureau will contact the mother and she was told her son is not permitted at the business.
– Police responded to the 2300 block of East State Street at 8:17 p.m. Friday and checked the plaza parking lot for a black VW with a possible impaired driver. Officers could not find any vehicles matching the description.
– Police received two separate calls at 6:07 p.m. and 7:08 p.m. Friday for a loud exhaust/truck in the 1100 block of Maple Street, but were unable to find anything after monitoring the area for several minutes after each call.
– Police were called at 5:39 p.m. Friday to the 100 block of Washington Avenue where a woman wanted to speak to an officer. She reported that both she and her boyfriend wanted to go to the hospital for evaluations. Fire department first responders, KLG Ambulance and EMT Ambulance all responded, with KLG transporting her and EMT taking her boyfriend.
– Police were called at 5:26 p.m. Friday to the 600 block of East Third Street where a victim said an unknown person entered her residence and took an undetermined amount of money. She was told her options.
– Tina Shamp, of the 1000 block of East Fourth Street, reported at 4:59 p.m. Friday that a ring was stolen from the center console of her locked vehicle between Wednesday and when she called police Friday. The ring was gold with rubies and diamonds, valued at approximately $500.
– A caller at 4:05 p.m. Friday reported a vehicle passed a school bus that had its lights activated in the area of Jennings Avenue and West Eighth Street. Police checked the area, but were unable to find the vehicle in question.
PERRY TOWNSHIP REPORTS
– Roger L. Smith, 66, of Newton Falls, was cited for reasonable control after he pulled his vehicle into a ditch in the 1100 block of West Perry Street, thinking he was turning into a driveway, at 11:55 p.m. Wednesday.
– Police were called at 7:03 p.m. Wednesday to the 1200 block of Benton Road for a landlord/tenant dispute and resolved the matter.
– A woman in the 1100 block of Prospect Street reported the theft of her medication at 6:54 p.m. Wednesday.
– A woman in the 1200 block of West Perry Street reported at 5:52 p.m. Wednesday that they received a suspicious call from an unknown number. The caller identified himself as their grandson and wanted money. She was told to call police back if it happens again.
– A woman in the 1100 block of Prospect Street reported at 3:05 a.m. Wednesday that a man she has a protection order against was knocking on her door wanting in. The responding officer saw a person matching the description flee the area, but was unable to apprehend him.
– A Depot Street woman reported on station at 4:13 p.m. Thursday that she and her mother had gone to a Cedar Ridge Drive apartment at approximately 4 p.m. that day for a custody exchange of her 5-year-old child and that no one answered the door even though both residents’ vehicles were parked outside. She told officers that the residents had earlier that day sent her a text message saying that the police department had ordered the child to the hospital and canceled the custody exchange. She was advised that the department rarely gets involved in civil matters unless ordered by the court and that the incident she described did not sound familiar. She requested officers escort her to retrieve the child, but was again told the department does not get involved in civil matters and was advised to file for a violation of a court order.
– A Barclay Avenue resident reported at 4:23 p.m. Thursday that someone used her credit card without her permission.
– Police responded to the 1000 block of West Perry Street at 8:22 p.m. Thursday to perform a welfare check of a resident. Officers located the man, who said that he was fine, and accompanied him home.
– Officers responded to the 1900 block of East State Street at 1:54 a.m. Friday after personnel from the Salem Community Hospital reported a female patient who had been pink slipped had fled from the hospital toward Essex of Salem on foot. The patient was located walking along Bentley Drive west of Continental Drive and was transported back to the hospital.
– Two men reported at 3:47 p.m. Friday that a North Ellsworth Avenue woman saw her upstairs neighbor poor a liquid onto her vehicle and that prior her tires had been slashed, possibly by the same person. They requested extra surveillance of the area.
– A man reported Thursday he left his debit card in the ATM at Huntington National Bank and a man in a gray van who went to the ATM after him withdrew $100 from his account using the card.
– A sheriff’s deputy asked for help at 8:39 p.m. Thursday in looking for a man involved in a domestic dispute believed to be walking on state Route 45 near the McDonald’s restaurant. The sheriff’s called back five minutes later to say the man had returned home.
– A loud music complaint was received on Jerome Street at 11 p.m. Thursday. Police arrived and spoke with the resident who was told to keep the music down or he would cited.
-A caller reported at 11 p.m. Thursday a woman she know is homeless with two children, 5 and 11, and they are sleeping in the downtown laundromat. Police arrived at the laundromat and spoke with the woman, who was doing laundry and said she had made arrangements to stay with her mother.
– A North Jefferson Street man reported someone keeps walking past his window at 1:52 a.m. Friday and it was making him uneasy. Police checked the area but did not find anyone lurking about.
-A citizen flagged down a police officer at 11:54 p.m. Thursday to report seeing a lop-eared rabbit hopping back and forth across the intersection of Market and Spruce streets, and the citizen was afraid this would result in an accident. Police arrived and captured the rabbit, which they transported to a residence on North Beaver Street that has rabbits.
– A false fire alarm was activated at Days Inn at 3:16 p.m. Thursday.
– A woman at 6:29 a.m. Thursday spoke to police at a Fifth Street property about being assaulted by her live-in boyfriend at her residence on North Ellsworth Avenue after an argument, complaining of a possibly right broken hand/wrist, a minor injury to her upper lip and neck, which was slightly red. Fire department first responders checked her hand, but she didn’t want transported. She drove herself to the hospital and was told to contact police after she was treated, to make a written statement. A written statement was taken from the boyfriend. Information will be forwarded to the prosecutor’s office for review for possible charges.
– Nickolas Korda, of Franklin Avenue, reported at 4:34 a.m. Thursday that his upright grocery cart full of newspapers was missing. He was delivering newspapers in the area of Franklin Avenue and South Lincoln Avenue and left the cart on the corner to walk to a few houses. When he returned, the cart was gone. It contained the Salem News, Morning Journal and East Liverpool Review newspapers. Officers checked the area and didn’t find the cart.
– Douglas Smith, of 228 Vine Ave.-10, was charged with disorderly conduct persisting and resisting arrest after police were called to his apartment building for the third time at 1:34 a.m. Thursday for a disturbance. Police were first called at midnight for a domestic and learned he and his wife had been arguing all day. He was allegedly upset and using profanities when officers were talking with him and attempting to explain to him the procedures regarding eviction and child custody. The parties were told to stay away from each other for the rest of the night, but officers were called back at 12:30 a.m. and could hear him screaming and yelling profanities at his wife inside the apartment. They were separated again and he was going to stay at a friend’s upstairs. When officers arrived again an hour later, he was back at the apartment being disorderly and causing a disturbance. He was told he was under arrest and while an officer was trying to handcuff him, he pulled away, said an expletive and three officers took him to the ground, with a brief struggle starting. He continued to resist and an officer used a taser on him.
– Police were called at 10:44 p.m. Wednesday for a dispute in the 400 block of Sharp Avenue, but persons involved had responded to the police station for the incident which occurred on South Broadway Avenue where residents found a man arguing with the neighbor and said he brandished a knife. He was asked to leave and two residents followed him to the station. He had called police and when contacted in the main lobby, he was checked for weapons and a knife was confiscated. He denied making any threats and the residents didn’t want to pursue charges, but he was told he may face charges for carrying a concealed weapon due to the size and style of knife. The prosecutor’s office will be consulted about charges.
– A man in the 300 block of North Lundy Avenue reported at 10:01 p.m. Wednesday that someone entered his residence and removed a video game system and games belonging to his girlfriend.
– An anonymous caller at 9:49 p.m. Wednesday reported hearing persons arguing near the east end of the basement in an apartment building in the 700 block of East Fifth Street. No disturbance was found.
– A man in the 1700 block of Fairview Court reported at 8:32 p.m. Wednesday that his ex-wife has been sending harassing text messages. An officer attempted to contact her and left a message regarding possible criminal charges for telecommunications harassment.
– A store clerk in the 2300 block of East State Street reported at 6:50 p.m. Wednesday that a woman entered the store and concealed two items while shopping and left without paying for them. Officers checked the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle in question.
– A domestic was reported in the 800 block of Newgarden Avenue at 6:42 p.m. Wednesday when a mother and her two juvenile children were involved in a verbal dispute. She was told her options for dealing with the children when they become unruly.
– An anonymous caller contacted the police at 5:26 p.m. Wednesday to speak to an officer regarding conceal carry laws due to a recent arrest report that had been published in the newspaper. The officer gathered information and will follow up with the caller.
– A woman came to the police station at 4:58 p.m. Wednesday to report receiving harassing and threatening phone calls from a male with a restricted phone number. The suspect said he knew a specific person was at her residence who owed him money and the caller alleged he would be coming to the apartment with a gun.
– A Benton Road woman reported at 4:54 p.m. Wednesday that a female she knows yelled at her while she was outside a business and threw an iced coffee in the direction of her and her vehicle.
– A woman on Fair Avenue reported at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday that her juvenile daughter came home from school and said another child was spreading a rumor about her. She was told to tell the school and they would contact police if they needed more help.
– Police were called to a dispute in the 400 block of Sharp Avenue at 4:39 p.m. Wednesday when persons visiting an apartment were assaulted by a roommate. Nobody was injured, with the persons arguing. They were told to stay away from each other.
– Police checked for a reckless operator near South Broadway and Key Bank at 10:26 a.m. Wednesday. The vehicle was located and the driver apologized. No violation was seen.
– At 3 p.m. Wednesday a Marathon employee turned in a wallet found at the service station.
– A woman reported at 6:41 p.m. Wednesday her son living on Royal Birkdale Drive was extremely intoxicated and about to leave his home in a 2005 White Dodge Ram truck to stay with a friend and requested an officer stop him from driving. Police spoke with the 55-year-old man and he said he was not leaving the home for the night.
– A Fairfield Avenue woman reported at 8:20 p.m. Wednesday a suspicious vehicle was blocking her driveway. Police spoke with the driver who was a home health nurse at the wrong address and got stuck trying to turn around.
– A Salem-Unity Road man reported Monday his ex-girlfriend has been calling and texting him numerous times a day and at all hours. Constable Dan Valentine contacted the woman and told her to quit it.
– Annette from the Vista Center reported Wednesday a woman arrived to take a patient from the facility without the official guardian’s permission.
– A woman reported Wednesday finding a dead animal in a bag under the Canton Bridge by Willow Grove Park.
– A traffic flagger for a construction company reported a motorist in a blue Dakota pickup flew through a construction zone on Pritchard Avenue on Wednesday. The caller said the motorist disobeyed directions and was nasty to the flagger.
– A man reported he moved out of an apartment on West Washington Street two months ago, and the landlord let him store some items in the garage. He said he discovered on Thursday a computer tower, desk and refrigerator were missing from the garage.
SALEM POLICE REPORTS
– Rex Borrelli, of the 700 block of Superior Avenue, reported at 12:33 p.m. Wednesday that he left a ring in a cupholder of his vehicle in the morning and upon returning to his vehicle at 11:30 a.m., found it missing. The vehicle was parked in the driveway of the residence.
– A woman on Highland Avenue reported at 10:34 a.m. Wednesday that an unknown person accessed her credit card account and attempted to charge $258 on the account on Wednesday in the U.K., then a second attempt was made and the charge was processed. The bank asked her to file a police report as part of their investigation and the bank will reimburse her. She believed this occurred over the Internet. The account has been closed.
– A resident called at 8:01 a.m. Wednesday to complain of a traffic hazard with a crew trimming trees in the area of North Lincoln Avenue and East 11th Street. The crew was advised of the complaint.
– Police were called for a report of juveniles in the 400 block of South Lundy Avenue at 3:53 a.m. Wednesday, but none were found.
– Police assisted Perry Township officers at 3:11 a.m. Wednesday at Salem Acres on Prospect Street after a man fled the area while a township officer was investigating a protection order violation at one of the apartments. The suspect could not be found.
– Police were called for a suspicious vehicle in the 200 block of Woodland Avenue with two people sitting inside at 2:28 a.m. Wednesday. The vehicle was located with no one inside the truck. Two females were in a vehicle parked in front of the truck and they said they broke down and a tow truck was en route to assist them. They had not seen anyone in the vehicle in question.
– A man from Columbia Street came to the police station to speak to an officer at 9:36 p.m. Tuesday about a previously reported incident with a female juvenile. He said the girl came to his friend’s residence where he is staying and she has a protection order against him. He said he did not follow her or see her. The owner of the residence said she’s permitted at the residence and wanted the incident documented in case of a further problem. An officer spoke with the girl’s father and he said he would take care of the problem so it doesn’t happen again. The girl had come to the police station at 8:14 p.m. to report the man from Columbia Street had followed her and her sister after she dropped a ring off at the residence.
– Loud music was reported in the 100 block of West Pershing Street at 9:35 p.m. Tuesday. An officer explained to the woman complaining that her apartment building is located in an area zoned commercial and she would need to inform her landlord. She did call her neighbor and request he turn the volume down.
– Police were called to the Walmart parking lot at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday for a green Chevy Blazer traveling in a reckless manner. The vehicle could not be found.
– Police were called at 7:31 p.m. Tuesday to the Walmart parking lot for an open container in a vehicle. The vehicle was found, but nobody was around and when police returned, the vehicle was gone. The vehicle owner was contacted at his residence and told about the complaint and the consequences if he’s found in a vehicle with an open container.
– A resident of the 300 block of Newgarden Avenue, spoke to an officer at 6:44 p.m. Wednesday to report her dog recently became ill and had to be euthanized and her veterinarian believed the dog may have been poisoned. She wanted the incident documented.
– A resident of South Lane, Hanoverton, reported at 6:42 p.m. Wednesday that he was legally parked in the lot at Aldi’s and when he came out of the store, he discovered an unknown vehicle struck the right front bumper, corner panel and right side mirror of his vehicle, causing minor damage.
– A woman reported at 6:23 p.m. Wednesday that she’s renting a residence on South Lundy Avenue and the property owner requested she move out. She wanted to know her rights and how the eviction process works. She was told the information and advised to contact an attorney due to the situation being civil in nature.
– An officer was flagged down at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday in the 1200 block of East Third Street for a vehicle left running since noon. The officer secured the vehicle and the owner eventually answered the door and was told about the complaint.
– A resident reported at 4:42 p.m. Tuesday that an unknown person entered the residence he recently purchased in the 900 block of South Lincoln Avenue and removed a small amount of copper from under the kitchen sink.
– A man in the 500 block of East Third Street reported at 4:40 p.m. Tuesday that a known male was sending him harassing text messages. He wanted it documented.
– A caller at 3:17 p.m. Tuesday reported a vehicle owned by Justin Ward, of North Ellsworth Avenue, was parked in a lot in the 2200 block of Merle Road when another vehicle struck the right front passenger door, causing a dent and scratch. The other vehicle left the scene.
– Suspicious activity was reported at 3:10 p.m. Tuesday at an empty house on Newgarden Avenue where a path was shoveled in the back yard and no one was living there.
– Someone from the Columbiana County engineer’s garage reported at 3:32 p.m. Tuesday there was someone on their property near a small building next to the Middle Fork of the Little Beaver Creek.
– Danya Miller, Sherman Street, called for an officer at 4 p.m. Tuesday after her mother’s hand became stuck in a basement drain and was turning purple. She managed to get her hand unstuck by the time an officer arrived, but she still requested to be checked by EMTs to determine if anything was broken, so an ambulance was summoned.
– Bob White, North Jefferson Street, reported Tuesday being harassed by his apartment neighbor over a prior incident in which White placed dog feces on the neighbor’s porch.
– A passing motorist reported seeing a white van with a man inside parked at the cemetery garage at 6:12 p.m. Tuesday.
-Lori from Smith Oil reported there was a man there acting strange at 11:57 p.m. Tuesday. She said he was talking about how to change car parts and not to tell anyone if you have money. He then left, heading toward town.
– A security alarm went off at the Dollar General store at 3:25 a.m. Wednesday, but the building was found secure. Police were unable to reach the key holder.
– Larry Macklin reported at 12:!7 a.m. Tuesday Mike Esenwein was trying to break down the door to his South Pearl Street apartment. Esenwein said he had been at the apartment and was locked out. Police found no damage to the door and spoke with Macklin, who said that he didn’t want Esenwein at the apartment. Police then verbally warned Esenwein for criminal trespass.
– A woman reported at 9:42 a.m. Tuesday that while her vehicle was at the bus stop on Elm and Prospect streets the downstairs tenant at 33 North Elm Street opened her bedroom window and yelled profanities at her after her children got on the bus. She also reported the woman challenged her to get out of the car so she could cause her harm.
– Someone reported at 4 p.m. Tuesday a man in his late 20s and wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt was acting suspicious while walking up and down North Pearl Street. Police checked the area and found it to be Mike Esenwein.
– Someone reported at 6:35 p.m. Tuesday a ladder was next to the ATM machine at PNC Bank South. Police checked and found that the ladder had been placed there to indicate the ATM machine was out of service.
– Someone reported at 6:49 p.m. Tuesday a reckless driver was traveling at speeds of up to 100 miles per hour and going left of center several times on Middletown Road.
– A West Salem Street resident reported at 7:13 p.m. Tuesday they found footprints in the snow leading to the back door of their house.
– A North Elm Street resident reported at 9:25 p.m. Tuesday noise was coming from the upstairs apartment.
– An officer at 11:26 a.m. Tuesday was responding to assist Perry Township with a motor vehicle crash at the four-way intersection at North Ellsworth Avenue and the bypass when a truck traveling north on Lincoln Avenue failed to yield to a cruiser with lights and siren activated. The plate on the truck was recorded and the company will be contacted regarding the violation.
– Nicole Schultz, of Salem Eyecare Center, 616 E. State St., reported at 8:58 a.m. Tuesday that sometime overnight, unknown persons broke the outer pane of a double pane window at the business with a BB pellet. The BB was still inside the window.
– Police were called at 10:54 p.m. Monday for a water line break under the railroad tracks near American Standard, where employees shut off the water that fed the interior sprinkler system.
– An officer at 8:57 p.m. Monday spoke to a woman in the 300 block of Newgarden Avenue regarding issues she’s having with a person known to her. She was told her options.
– Loud persons were reported at 8:24 p.m. Monday in the 300 block of West State Street in a green Chevy Blazer. Police checked the parking lot, but were unable to find the vehicle.
– Police were called at 7:54 p.m. Monday for an unknown problem in the 100 block of Washington Avenue where they learned there was a verbal altercation over the size of a sandwich. A male was so upset that he broke out a window. Both parties were told the consequences if officers have to return to the residence.
– Lisa McCourt called at 7:15 p.m. Monday to report someone broke out the front window of the Dollar General store, 516 E. State St. The fire department was called to see if there were any structural issues.
– Police were called at 7:05 p.m. Monday for an unknown problem in the 200 block of East Second Street where officers learned there was a family dispute.
– Tina Clark called at 6:10 p.m. Monday to report the passenger side mirror of her vehicle was damaged while the vehicle was parked in a lot in the 600 block of East State Street.
– Nathan Oldaker, 31, of 626 Cedar St., was cited for failure to yield the right of way to a public safety vehicle at 12:15 p.m. Monday for an accident which occurred at 10:29 a.m. Jan. 3. A report said Oldaker stopped his southbound vehicle on South Lincoln near Cedar Street with his left turn signal on when a southbound EMT ambulance driven by Jonathan Spence was responding to an emergency with lights and sirens activated in the 1200 block of South Lincoln and started to pass the Oldaker vehicle, thinking he had stopped and was yielding. Oldaker then allegedly turned in front of the ambulance and was struck by the ambulance, with both vehicles pushed into the east side ditch near the entrance of Lincoln Place Apartments.
– Richard Colon and Sylvia Vickroy met with an officer at 7:12 a.m. Monday to report the theft of money from several locations in the city. Colon said he is a paper carrier for the Youngstown Vindicator and he alleged that a male carrier from another newspaper stole several of his Christmas tips from customer residences where the other carrier also has a customer. He said he confronted the person on Sunday in the 100 block of Park Avenue and it led to an argument. He said the other person returned a check to him that was in his name that the other person had taken. The officer explained to him that the customers may be the actual victims due to the gratuities being left at their residences by them. An investigation is pending.
– A motion alarm went off at the Dollar General store at 2:22 a.m. Tuesday, and police found the building to be secure. The officers were unable to contact a store official with the key.
– Sam Stacey, East Washington Street, reported Monday Amanda Durbin took his vehicle without his permission and has yet to bring it back, even though he spoke with her an hour before and she promised to bring it back. Police spoke with Durbin, who said she would be back with the truck in 10 minutes, and Stacey called back to say his truck had been returned.
– An unidentified caller reported his vehicle was stuck in the snow on East Lincoln Way at 2:19 p.m. Monday.
– Erica Zahrndt, West Washington Street, reported Monday the tailgate of her pickup truck had been vandalized, with someone striking the tailgate with an object that left dents and chipped the paint.
– Someone reported at 11:45 a.m. Monday a truck drove over a hose at Marathon.
– A Pueblo Lane man reported a wallet stolen at 4 p.m. Monday.
– A man reported at 11:12 p.m. Monday a suspicious vehicle was parked in the lot of 19 S. Pearl. Police found the car and spoke with the occupants who said they had lost something in the car and were looking for it.
– Police were dispatched to the area of Newgarden Avenue and Arch Street at 3:11 p.m. Monday for an alleged intoxicated driver. An officer found the vehicle traveling north on Newgarden Avenue and followed the vehicle to North Ellsworth Avenue and East Fourth Street, but did not see any traffic violations.
– A man in the 400 block of South Broadway Avenue called at 11:10 a.m. Monday to report a matter involving his new girlfriend and her old boyfriend who allegedly caused a disturbance in Perry Township. She did not want to report it. The old boyfriend allegedly made threats towards the man, who lives in city and said he didn’t want him to come to his residence. He was told she should file a report with Perry Township Police and possibly see about filing a civil protection order.
– A man from Merle Road met with police at a North Ellsworth Avenue location at 10:51 a.m. Monday and said on Saturday, a person unknown to him got into his bank account through the Internet and removed money without his permission. His bank advised him to file a police report. The report said it involved a place from the Philippines and he called them and they knew nothing and hardly spoke any English.
– Police responded to a report at 10:14 a.m. Monday of a male causing a disturbance at a business in the 200 block of South Broadway Avenue. An officer located him at Sparkle Market, fitting the description. He said he did not cause a disturbance and was told to leave and he did. He was told to stay away from the business if he could not remain calm.
– A man in the 600 block of Park Avenue reported at 2:47 a.m. Monday that he was assaulted Sunday morning by a male he only knows by the first name Rich after the male confronted him about taking $10 from him. He said he was grabbed by the throat and punched in the face five or six times. No injuries were observed, but he told police there was a cut to his lower gums inside his mouth.
– A woman who said she had been cleaning out a closet was told to keep the noise down after police responded to a noise complaint in the 2500 block of Lexington Avenue at 2:18 a.m. Monday.
– Cierra Sokol, 18, Salem, was cited for reasonable control after police on patrol at 12:48 a.m. Monday in Centennial Park noticed a car in the park after hours and found the operator had lost control of her vehicle on wet snow/icy pavement, causing her to run over a curb and into the landscaping median. The incident caused damage to the vehicle and the landscaping, with the vehicle becoming stuck and being towed from the scene. Sokol was picked up by a friend.
– Police responded to an alarm activation at 7:46 p.m. Sunday at a business in the 2900 block of East State Street, where the front door was found unsecured, but the main steel gate was secure. The outer perimeter of the building appeared secure and the keyholder responded with the interior checked and appearing fine. The main door was properly secured.
– A domestic was reported in the 200 block of Vine Avenue at 7:34 p.m. Sunday, with both persons involved reporting a verbal dispute with no physical violence. Both decided to leave until the situation calmed down.
– Police were called at 5:01 p.m. Sunday for juveniles running into traffic in the area of Southeast Boulevard and East State Street. Two juveniles were found and denied running into traffic, but said they had crossed traffic. Both were given a courtesy ride home.
– A resident in the 400 block of South Madison Avenue reported at 4:25 p.m. Sunday that a man who shoveled her driveway continues to show up at her home wanting money. Officers were familiar with the man and told her options for dealing with the situation. Another officer located the man and told him the consequences if he returns to her home.
– Mark Lauffer, of 7829 St. Jacob-Logtown Road, Lisbon, was taken into custody for an outstanding arrest warrant out of Columbiana County after police were called to the 2400 block of Bentley Road at 2:08 p.m. Sunday for a vehicle stuck in a field. After they located the vehicle, which was freed by a tow truck, they identified the driver, Lauffer, and discovered the warrant. He was turned over to a deputy from the Sheriff’s Office.
– Howard Leasure Jr., 40, of 445 Sharp Ave., was taken into custody at his residence at 12:25 p.m. Sunday on a warrant for failure to appear and was taken to the county jail.
– A reckless driver was reported at Roosevelt Avenue and East Third Street at 11:29 a.m. Sunday. An officer located the vehicle in a driveway and made contact with the driver to check on their status. All was found to be okay, with the driver saying they were just tired from lack of sleep.
– Timothy Price, 19, of Southington, Corey Bauer, 20, of Jamestown, N.Y. and Bryce Tricker, 20, of Warren, were each charged with underage consumption after a traffic stop at 2:20 a.m. Monday on U.S. Route 62/Route 45 bypass at Benton Road. They were passengers in a vehicle in which the driver was given a verbal warning for a traffic violation.
– Korey J. Whitman, 20, whose address was listed as unknown, was taken into custody at a Prospect Street apartment at 1:16 p.m. Sunday for an active warrant out of Columbiana County. He was turned over to a deputy with the Sheriff’s Office.
– Police were called to the 400 block of Benton Road for a report at 11:12 a.m. Sunday of vicious dogs running around and chasing people. Police found the dogs to be friendly and they were returned to their residence.
– An officer on patrol at 12:18 a.m. Sunday saw a door on a vehicle standing open with no persons around on Wisconsin. The officer contacted the property owner who said the vehicle belonged to a friend of his son who had just arrived, so it must be accidental.
– Police were called at 9:20 p.m. Saturday to the 1000 block of Colonial Drive to remove an intoxicated person from a residence after they were involved in an altercation. The report said all the people at the residence were under the influence and a taxi service was not immediately available, so police gave the person and their parent transportation to their home.
– A caller at 6:42 p.m. Saturday reported seeing a flashlight light bobbing up and down in the neighbor’s back yard on Conser Drive and believed it was suspicious. An officer responded and found a satellite company employee installing equipment and confirmed it was legitimate.
– Someone reported at 3:17 a.m. Saturday a man was walking around Pizza Hut looking into all the windows. Police checked the area but did not see the man.
– Thomas Mundy Jr., 30, New Waterford, was arrested on a county sheriff’s warrant following a traffic stop on Columbiana-Waterford Road at 6:48 a.m. Saturday. He was turned over to a sheriff’s deputy.
– A North Pearl Street man reported at 11:42 a.m. Saturday someone broke into his house through the basement and stole some money.
– Someone reported at 5:46 p.m. Saturday someone was open burning close to the trailer lot behind United Rentals. Police checked the area but did not see a fire of any kind.
– A man reported at 8:42 p.m. Saturday someone changed the sign at Dairy Queen to say something obscene. Police removed the letters and returned them to the owner.
– Police made a traffic stop at the S. Broadway and Franklin avenue intersection for no tail light at 1:02 a.m. and the driver, Pail R. Faulkner, 32243 Hoopes Road, Salem, was charged with possession of marijuana, a minor misdemeanour.
– Police responded to the Mound St. and Washington Ave. intersection at 5:06 a.m. Sunday for a report of suspicious activity and observed a man and woman arguing in the road. the man appeared to have punched a truck. Officers located the two in back of a truck engaged in a sex act. Officers also smelled alcoholic beverage on both and Joshua R. Heacock and Susan C. Crean, 410 Benton Road, #15, were both charged with underage consumption.
– Police responded to the 2300 block of E. State St. at 3:06 p.m. Saturday where a 15-year-old girl shoplifted and $8 item. She was charged with delinquency and released to a family member.
– Police checked Centennial Park at 5:14 p.m. Saturday and located a vehicle matching the description in a reckless operation complaint. The driver denied any offense.
– Police responded to the 900 block of E. 3rd St. at 5:42 p.m. for a domestic situation in progress. A man said his wife had a knife and wanted to kill herself. She admitted to that and was taken to the hospital.
– Police responded to the 1800 block of E. State St. at 5:51 p.m. Saturday where an allegedly intoxicated man was actually have medical problems and was taken to the hospital.
– Police responded to the 500 block of W. 8th St. at 9:17 p.m. Saturday where a female advised of receiving a harassing/obscene text message and wanted it documented. An officer called the number and the person answering said her friend had her phone at the time, but she had it now and would take care of the problem.
– Police responded to the 1000 block of E. 3rd St. at 10:13 p.m. Saturday where the complainant said her juvenile son had not been home since noon. He was entered into LEADS.
– Police responded to a civil property dispute in the 200 block of W. 10th St. at 11:11 a.m. Saturday.
– A complainant in the 500 block of E. Pershing St. advised police at 9:58 p.m. Saturday that a few juveniles said someone was following them but had fled the area. An officer provided them with a ride to a residence.
-Michelle Seidner, Maple Street, reported Saturday her children heard a loud banging noise and she found a hole in the front window of her home. Officers said they could not determine what caused the hole but noted a ballpeen hammer had been sitting on the porch for some time.
– Officers responded to a complaint of a vehicle parked on the roadway near Chestnut Street and contacted the owner, who agreed to move it.
– Casey Reynolds, West Lincoln Way, reported receiving a text message, “I can’t wait to see you,” from her estranged husband that she deemed threatening. Officers said nothing in the message could be construed as threatening. She also reported her 13-year-old son was refusing to return from his father’s home. Officers spoke with the boy, who agreed to return home.
-A caller reported a reckless driver on North Market Street Sunday afternoon, but officers were unable to locate it.
– Paul Gresh, Pritchard Avenue, reported a window busted out of his wife’s car Sunday afternoon.
-A caller reported a disabled vehicle with missing wheel on Saltwell Road behind the fairgrounds Friday.
– Responding to an alarm at the Presbyterian Church on East Chestnut Street, officers found everything secure.
– Officers responded to a complaint of someone parked in an alley off East Lincoln Way, playing loud music in his vehicle, and the man said he would turn it off.
– An officer saw a vehicle stuck in a snow bank by the car wash and was advised by driver Coty Heverly that he was “messing around” and thought he could drive his car over the bank without getting stuck. A wrecker was called to pull out the vehicle, and Heverly was given the bill. The report did not include an age or address for Heverly, who was not charged.
– A vehicle driven by Melissa R. Reynolds-Anderson, 37, Darner Road, was stopped in traffic on U.S. Route 30 Saturday when it was reportedly rear-ended by a northbound vehicle driven by Brandi L. Cope, Brookield Avenue.
EAST LIVERPOOL REPORTS
– Employees of Dollar General reported a man came in, took two packages of T-shirts and left the store, going up College Street. They didn’t know the man’s name but said he does this on a regular basis.
– Called to a fight on Prospect Street, officer were told by Luke Morris a woman he knows started an argument then struck him with a metal snow shovel. He suffered a cut finger. She could not be located.
– Eli Murphy, Bradshaw Avenue, reported the sun porch window and back door glass broken at his residence.
– Michael S. Labi, 20, Garfield Street, reported his vehicle keyed and the windshield broken, possibly by people with whom he has been having problems. He gave a list of those names to officers.
– Responding to a report of a woman kidnapped on Pennsylvania Avenue, officers were advised by a witness the father of her baby told her to get into the car and she complied, with no physical force involved.
– John Pinto, Harvey Avenue, reported more than 100 windshield wiper blades stolen from a storage garage he keeps at the Port Authority building. There was no forced entry, leading him to speculate it might be someone with a key or garage door opener to the PA.
– Police responded to the railroad crossing on Newgarden Road at 7:18 a.m. where a tractor trailer driver was northbound and crossing the tracks when he heard an eastbound train but the gate had come down and he didn’t know if it struck the tractor or the trailer.
Police were unable to tell about damage to the truck and took photos of the gate and advised Norfolk Southern.
– Police responded to the 500 block of E. 4th St. at 2:41 a.m. Saturday regarding tenants making noise while moving out and they were advised to keep the noise down.
– A resident in the 2000 block of E. 4th St. came on station at 4:03 p.m. Friday and may have been a victim of identity theft. The person was advised of the options.
– Police received a report of solicitors in the area of North Lincoln Ave. and E. 5th St. at 6:57 p.m. Friday and located them. They were advised of the proper procedure for soliciting.
– A red warning tag for a barking dog was left at a residence in the 1100 block of Cleveland St. at 8:08 p.m. Friday. There was no answer at the door and police could hear barking.
– Alex A. Bowling, 1659 Harrison Ave., Salem was arrested for drug paraphernalia at 8:35 p.m. Friday in the 1100 block of E. State St. after police received a complaint of a suspicious person loitering.
He was wearing dark clothing and a dark mask while hiding by a fence. While patting him down for a weapon police found drug paraphernalia which was taken to the station for evidence.
– Police responded to the 500 block of E. Pershing St. at 10:27 p.m. Friday and were advised that two known juveniles who were not allowed in the business were there. An officer advised them of the request that they leave and not return and they did.
– Police were called at 12:25 p.m. Friday for a break-in in progress at a residence in the 100 block of Washington Avenue. Someone was kicking in the front door. When police arrived, the suspect had left, but the resident said it was her brother and they wanted no further assistance.
– A resident on Edgewood Drive reported at 9:41 a.m. Friday that over the past couple of days she noticed several footprints around the west side of her front area leading to the back of her residence on the west side toward Kennedy Drive. Footprints go between her residence and one to the west. An officer checked the area and found prints that led to Kennedy but from there unknown.
– Police were called to the 400 block of Continental Drive at 4:05 a.m. Friday for a phone harassment complaint. A woman said a person kept calling her and making threats. An officer attempted to contact the other person but was unsuccessful.
– An anonymous caller at 3:56 a.m. Friday reported a suspicious vehicle in the Walmart parking lot on East State Street near the tire/lube express. The vehicle was identified as a Jeep Cherokee with the driver side window down and had been seen there by the officer several hours prior to the call. The Jeep was unoccupied.
– Police responded to the 800 block of West Pershing Street for a dispute reported at 9:43 p.m. Thursday at an apartment building. Officers made contact with a man in the parking lot and he said he had a verbal dispute with his girlfriend, which she confirmed when contacted. They both said it was only a verbal disagreement.
– Police were called at 8:40 p.m. Thursday to the 1200 block of Carole Drive for a barking dog possibly outside all day. The owner said the dog had only been outside 20 minutes and was an indoor pet, only out as necessary. The dog appeared in good health. No other dogs were heard in the area.
– Police had to respond to a Short Street residence twice Thursday, at 8:08 p.m. and 6:32 p.m., over disputes related to an eviction and resulting in one woman taken into custody for an outstanding arrest warrant. Marci Mancuso, 27, of 424 Washington St., Leetonia, was taken to the Columbiana County jail on a warrant for failure to appear. The tenant at the Short Street property alleged she had been assaulted by the landlord who came to the residence and started physically removing the her property. Police learned the landlord followed proper eviction procedures and gave the tenant an additional eight hours to move out before starting to physically move items. An altercation developed with the tenant trying to pull property out of the landlord’s hands. The landlord said the tenant was not purposely struck, but if she was struck, it was an accident during the struggle. All parties were told to come to the police station for written statements. Police returned later for a dispute over a car. A man said he only needed time to put on the tires to move the car, but the landlord had a tow truck there to tow it away. The man was told the landlord had taken immediate possession and they were to have the property moved. He was told to contact the tow company about retrieving the vehicle.
– A woman in the 1500 block of Ridgewood Drive reported at 6:08 p.m. Thursday that someone opened an unauthorized credit card account through Discover using her identity. At least four different charges were made on the account through the Internet. Discover called the woman after suspecting the charges might be fraudulent.
– A man in the 700 block of North Lincoln Avenue reported at 4:33 p.m. Thursday that a female acquaintance asked him to delete her phone number and have no contact with her, which he did, but she continued to send harassing messages to another friend of his. An officer made contact and she said the calls would stop. All the persons involved were told to have no more contact.
– A woman came to the police station at 4:05 p.m. Thursday to talk to an officer about a dispute with her parents over her living arrangements. She wanted her personal property and said she had been told to get out and didn’t get any of her belongings. The eviction procedure was explained to her and to her mother at the Orchard Bend Drive property. Her mother said she had moved out to live with her boyfriend and she wasn’t giving her any property at this time. They were told the claims over property were civil.
– A woman at 12:42 p.m. Thursday on Highland Avenue reported her mother received a letter and a check in the mail informing her that she won some money and all she had to do was deposit the check in her checking account where they would take care of the taxes she owed. She felt it was a scam and the officer agreed.
– Rickey Jones, 23, of West Fifth Street, was cited for left of center after turning a Ford F-150 left onto Third Street from North Ellsworth Avenue, crossing the center line and striking the front of a Dodge Caravan driven by Michael Hazelbaker, 43, of North Ellsworth Avenue, who was stopped facing west at the stop sign on Third Street at 9:16 a.m. Thursday.
– Police were called at 6:21 a.m. Thursday to the 1000 block of East Fourth Street for a possible domestic dispute. A woman reported she was missing $150 cash and said she was sleeping when she felt someone going through her pocket. When she woke up, her son was near her. Officers spoke to him and he denied the allegation. He permitted officers to check both his room and himself, but nothing was found.
– Police were called at 10:58 p.m. Wednesday to a Fisher Lane residence to check the interior and assure it was safe due to a previously reported break-in that occurred while the residents were away. Nobody was found inside. The resident said he would follow up with the officer who handled the original burglary complaint.
– A caller at 10:18 p.m. Wednesday reported a suspicious person at the post office in the 200 block of Penn Avenue. Officers located a woman collecting coupons from the trash cans. She was told to contact the postmaster and get permission.
– An anonymous caller at 6:33 p.m. Wednesday reported a possible impaired driver operating a vehicle southbound on North Lincoln Avenue entering the city limits. An officer responded and checked the area, but did not find the vehicle.
– Nicholas Bader, 33, of Metz Road, Columbiana, was cited for assured clear distance after his westbound vehicle struck the back of another westbound vehicle driven by Jessica Helman, 25, of East Fifth St., who had stopped for traffic on East State Street near Highland Avenue at 5:31 p.m. Wednesday. No injuries were reported.
– A man in the 100 block of Sharp Street called at 4:43 p.m. Wednesday to report receiving a suspicious text message from an unknown person. An officer was going to attempt to contact the other person with the number provided.
– Police were called at 3:54 p.m. Wednesday to remove a person from a property in the 400 block of Continental Drive where a woman said she wanted her guest to leave. Her guest requested a cab and left without incident.
– Brandon Seddon, 20, of Aetna Street, was cited for failure to yield after colliding with a vehicle driven by Angel Martin, 33, of South Broadway Avenue, in the intersection of Columbia Street and South Lundy Avenue. Seddon was traveling south on Lundy, stopped at the stop sign at Columbia and pulled into the intersection into the path of Martin’s eastbound vehicle on Columbia, getting struck on the passenger side at 3:51 p.m. Wednesday. Martin was cited for no operator’s license and her plates were seized on behalf of the registrar. No injuries were reported.
-A caller at 3:08 p.m. Wednesday reported a vehicle in the parking lot of Family Video, 120 N. Lincoln Ave., with people approaching and exchanging items. The vehicle was gone when officers arrived.
– A resident in the 1300 block of Benton Road reported at 6:31 p.m. Wednesday that someone stole an ATM card out of their vehicle at their residence.
– A resident in the 1100 block of Hampton Place provided police at 5:24 p.m. Wednesday with a set of keys and a key fob found on the road near their residence. The keys were taken to the township police station for safekeeping.
GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT
– Daniel A. Watt, 29, 6175 W. Garfield Road, Salem, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in Green Township at 4:14 a.m. Dec. 17 in which he was westbound on West Garfield Road approaching a curve near Lisbon Road and allegedly locked his brakes while attempting to stop for a deer in the roadway, traveling off the roadway and striking a guardrail before overturning. No injury was reported.
– Nona Fesby, 54, Cleveland, was cited for driving under suspension and failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in Goshen Township at 4:29 a.m. Dec. 17 in which she was southbound on state Route 45 and allegedly traveled off the right side of the roadway at Western Reserve Road, striking a sign and coming to rest in a ditch. No injury was reported.
– Roland C. Smith, 85, 10412 Pine Lake Road, Salem, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in Green Township at 7:32 a.m. Dec. 17 in which he was westbound in the 10000 block of West Pine Lake Road and allegedly traveled off the north side of the roadway while attempting to avoid a deer in the road, striking a fence and a row of mailboxes. No injury was reported.
– James A. Monteleone, 45, 9230 state Route 45, Lisbon, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in Green Township at 6:05 a.m. Dec. 22 in which he was northbound in the 12000 block of U.S. Route 62 when he allegedly traveled off the west side of the roadway. No injury was reported.
– Lois E. Wyss, 82, 13860 S. Main St., Beloit, was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash in Beloit at 10:11 a.m. Dec. 24 in which she was northbound near Mill Street and allegedly failed to stop for traffic at the railroad crossing, striking the rear of a vehicle driven by Gerald A. Mincks, 71, Salem. No injuries were reported.
– Ralph H. Clark, 66, 27234 Center Road, Beloit, was cited for failure to control following a two-vehicle crash in Green Township at 5:57 p.m. Dec. 26 in which he was westbound on state Route 14 east of Lisbon Road when he allegedly struck a stationary vehicle on the right side of a bend in the roadway. No injury was reported.
– Justin Tyler Campanelli, 16, 5540 Timberwood Trail, Canfield, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in Green Township at 10:26 p.m. Dec. 27 in which he was southbound in the 10000 block of Washingtonville Road and allegedly lost control of his vehicle, traveling off the east side of the roadway into a ditch. No injury was reported.
– Levi D. Miller, 23, 12271 Lisbon Road, Canfield, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in Goshen Township at 7:20 a.m. Dec. 29 in which he was southeastbound on state Route 14 and allegedly traveled off the west side of the roadway at Middletown Road into a ditch. No injury was reported.
– An East Woodland Avenue woman reported at 4 p.m. Wednesday someone was in her basement when she came home. Police searched the property and found no one.
– A woman reported at 4:20 p.m. Wednesday her cousin was in a domestic dispute with her 19-year-old daughter. Police went to the Manor Circle home and daughter agreed to leave after speaking with them.
– An East Park woman reported at 12:10 a.m. Wednesday her daughter was home alone and told her that she heard noises on the porch. Police spoke with the girl and found there were no problems.
– Police responded to a domestic dispute at the Circle K convenience store at 10:12 p.m. Wednesday. The domestic was between Tiffany Walls and Bruce Conkle, and Walls was arrested for domestic violence and possessing drug instruments.
– A man who allegedly used his brother’s personal information and pretended to be him after being arrested early Tuesday has been recharged under his own name, with additional charges filed. Joshua R. Smith, 30, whose address was listed as Tippacanoe, Ohio was charged with aggravated menacing and obstruction of official business in addition to illegal possession of a firearm in a liquor permit premise. The report filed Tuesday which appeared in Wednesday’s edition said Michael G. Smith of Tippecanoe and Kathryn L. Fisher, of 184 Washington Avenue, Salem, were each charged with illegal possession of a firearm in a liquor permit premise after police were called for a report of two people brandishing firearms in an establishment on Railroad Street during a fight. On Wednesday, an officer said they learned that the person charged was not Michael G. Smith, but was his brother, Joshua R. Smith. The officer alleged that Joshua R. Smith gave his brother’s social security number and was passing himself off as his brother when he was arrested.
– Aaron Pierson, 23, of 6 Academy St., Salineville, was charged with theft after allegedly attempting to take five cordless video game controllers from Walmart without paying for them. The items were valued at $44.96 each for a total value of $224.80 for all five items. Police were called at 11:38 a.m. Wednesday to the store on East State Street after store security stopped Pierson at the door and he turned over two controllers. After his arrest, an officer found three additional controllers in his pockets while searching his coat.
– Ronald Lukach, 48, of Warren, was cited for no operator’s license after he attempted to park the Nickles Bakery truck he was driving in front of a parked car belonging to Gene V. Johnson, of Salem, in the 500 block of East State Street and misjudged the distance, striking the bumper on Johnson’s vehicle and pulling it off at 10:57 a.m. Wednesday. Lukach, whose birthday was Saturday, displayed an expired operator’s license and was cited. He was given a ride to the BMV to renew his operator’s license and was returned to his company truck. He was found at fault, but was not cited for failure to control.
– A woman on West Seventh Street contacted police at 10:20 a.m. Wednesday to discuss problems she was having with her family. She said she’s consulting an attorney.
– Terry Jackson, of the 1300 block of Carole Drive, reported at 9:58 a.m. Wednesday that sometime after 10 p.m. Monday and 1:45 a.m. Tuesday, an unknown person entered his attached garage and stole some alcoholic items from his refrigerator. The report said five items of one brand were missing and one bottle of non-alcoholic beverage was missing.
– A woman on Vine Avenue reported at 8:38 a.m. Wednesday that she was having discipline problems with her juvenile son, who did not come home the night before and stayed somewhere else without her permission. She was told to contact the juvenile prosecutor about possible charges.
– An intoxicated person was reported in the road in the 1000 block of Newgarden Avenue at 9:34 p.m. Tuesday.
-A caller at 9:08 p.m. Tuesday reported plowed snow obstructing the view of motorists at Southeast Boulevard and South Lincoln Avenue, but an officer who responded found no criminal violations and the view no worse than when vehicles are legally parked in front of a building on the southeast corner of the intersection.
– A juvenile problem was reported on Hickory Lane at 7:02 p.m. Tuesday, with a woman given options for dealing with a situation with her child.
– A domestic was reported at 5:38 p.m. Tuesday in the 600 block of East Third Street. Officers learned the dispute was over family issues and a child, with no signs of violence found. Both parties were told their options, with the issues considered more civil than criminal.
– A woman on Southeast Boulevard reported at 4:53 p.m. Tuesday that her ex was posting untrue messages about her on Facebook. She was told her options.
– Robert McCoy, of Maple Street, reported at 2:36 p.m. Tuesday that between noon and 1:30 p.m. while he was swimming at the Salem Community Center, someone entered his unlocked gym locker and removed his wallet containing miscellaneous papers. He notified SCC and his bank.
– Police met with two people on Summit Street at 1:20 a.m. Tuesday who advised they heard a loud bang near Short and Summit Streets. One man advised he thought it was a 12-gauge shotgun. Police were unable to locate the source.
– Police responded to the 500 block of Walnut Street at 1:36 a.m. Tuesday and spoke to the homeowner who was advised to stop setting off fireworks.
– Police responded to the 1100 block of East 3rd Street at 1:58 a.m. Tuesday where the complainant advised that his wife, who was highly intoxicated, slapped him numerous times and wanted her out. He was advised of the options and he refused to press charges. She agreed to go to bed.
– A verbal dispute in the 300 block of Newgarden Avenue at 2:48 p.m. Tuesday between a man and woman was resolved when she said she just wanted to go to bed and he agreed.
– Police responded to the 200 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 3:55 a.m. Tuesday for a domestic dispute and the complainant advised a man grabbed her by her hair and demanded his car keys which he stated she took from him. The complainant asked that he leave for the night and he agreed.
– Police assisted Perry Township police with a traffic stop at 4:31 a.m. Tuesday on Country Club Lane and U.S. 62.
At 4:42 a.m. Tuesday police responded to the the 1100 block of East 3rd Street for a 911 hangup. An intoxicated woman was advised of the complaint and said she would be more careful.
– Police responded to a “man down” call on Franklin Avenue at 11:43 p.m. Monday. It was one of three calls concerning a fight in progress with a man down. Police met with an intoxicated man with a swollen lumps on his face, eye socket and forehead. He couldn’t provide and information regarding who or where the assault took place. He was taken to the hospital and photos were taken.
– Police responded to the 200 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 1:12 a.m. Tuesday where a man called police to report his girlfriend took his car keys and cash and went to a local bar. He was advised of the options.
– A combative patient was advised to settle down in the hospital emergency room at 12:54 a.m. Tuesday. The person agreed and said there would be no further problems.
– Police responded to the 500 block of Continental Drive at 4:13 p.m. Monday where a man and woman had an ongoing problem due to ending their relationship. They were advised of the options and agreed to stay away from each other for the night.
– Police responded to the 500 block of West 6th Street at 8:41 p.m. Monday for a report of a suspicious person and were unable to locate anyone.
– Police responded to the 200 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 10:39 p.m. Monday where the complainant said she and her boyfriend were at a local establishment and involved in an altercation and he choked her leaving visible injuries. Information was gathered and the complainant was advised of the options.
– Police responded to the 600 block of Franklin Avenue at 11:03 a.m. Monday where the complainant advised a borrowed black and gray, 26″ snowblower with an 8.5-horsepower engine was taken from her yard over night.
– Police assisted Perry Township police at 2:14 p.m. Monday in the 900 block of West Pidgeon Road where Jessica J. Middleton, 935 W. Pidgeon Road, was being arrested on an outstanding warrant from Columbiana County.
– An officer on patrol at 7:32 p.m. Tuesday on Cunningham Road noticed a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of Salem Bible Church and spoke with the driver. The driver said he had stopped briefly to contact a family member.
– Daniel J. Seymour, 25, of 1075 Andrew Ave., Salem, was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest after police used a taser on him when he failed to heed their orders Tuesday afternoon. Police had been called for a male and female causing a disturbance at the residence at 1:14 p.m. and attempted to talk to the male, later identified as Seymour, in the garage. The report said he refused to listen to police and re-entered the residence. A township officer, assisted by a Salem Police officer, entered the residence and attempted to secure him in the living room, but he allegedly started to resist officers and began fighting with them, causing the township officer to draw his taser and order him several times to get on his knees. He got on his knees and as a Salem officer attempted to cuff him, he resisted again and stood up and attempted to run to the back room. The taser was used and struck Seymour in the back and he was handcuffed and removed from the house, processed at the Perry Township Police Department and taken to the Columbiana County jail.
– A barking dog was reported in the 1300 block of Andrew Avenue at 2:43 a.m. Tuesday and the owner was given a copy of the township barking dogs ordinance after the dog was brought inside.
– Police were called to a home on East Lincoln Way at 6:32 p.m. Tuesday by a 72-year-old woman who is cared for by her daughter. She said her daughter had gotten drunk New Year’s Eve and neglected to feed her, and the woman said she had also fallen during the period.
– Police responded to a general alarm at the Vista Center at 12:44 a.m. Wednesday. Police discovered that one of the clients had pulled the alarm.
-A clerk at Smith Oil reported at 5:28 a.m. Wednesday an Allied Waste vehicle was parked in the lot for the past 90 minutes and the driver was slumped over the wheel. An officer spoke with the driver, who said the vehicle had a mechanical problem, and then he left.
– A couple from West High Street reported Wednesday being the victim of identity theft.
– At 3:10 a.m. Tuesday a trooper found a vehicle off the road on state Route 14 east of County Line Road. It was discovered that the vehicle got into some heavy slush and went off the road. The vehicle was not damaged or the surrounding property and the trooper stood by with the driver until a tow truck arrived.
– Donna Springer reported at 7 a.m. Tuesday that someone did a yard job in her front lawn and the truck was stuck between her house and her neighbor’s house on Fairfield Avenue.
– A woman reported at 7:10 p.m. Monday a Sonoma pickup southbound on state Route 7 pulled into the 7&14 truck stop and was driving recklessly.
– Randall Lattimer, 54, Lowellville, was backing into a parking spot at Duke and Duchess at 10:57 p.m. Monday and struck an SUV driven by Joseph Beary, 47, as he was trying to get to the pumps. Beary was found to have a suspended driver’s license and was cited for driving under suspension.
GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT
– Two residents at the Colonial Villa trailer park reported at 10:35 a.m. Dec. 17 that someone overnight had stolen gas from their vehicles.
– Police responded to a theft report at the Sebring Lake Estates in Beloit at 7:28 p.m. Dec. 17.
– Alexis Edwards, 16, 12616 Sharon Lynn Drive, Salem, was charged with assault after allegedly assaulting another resident at the Sharon Lynn Home for Girls at 2:37 p.m. Dec. 20.
– A Garfield Road man reported at 8:35 a.m. Dec. 21 that someone had contacted his wife and alleged that he was having an affair. Officers spoke with the caller who said that she wanted the complainant’s wife to know the information and had not been harassing them.
– Jack O. Conlon, 52, 36254 Longs Crossing Road, Leetonia, was arrested on several active warrants out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office following a traffic stop for expired registration at 12:21 p.m. Dec. 22.
– A Colonial Villa resident reported at 1:40 p.m. Dec. 22 that she received three calls from a blocked telephone number in which a man with a foreign accent threatened to kill her if she did not send him $2,000. The complainant said she believed it to be a scam.
– Mariah Brasch, 13, 12616 Sharon Lynn Drive, Salem, was arrested for assault at 10:15 p.m. Dec. 23 after allegedly grabbing by the throat another resident at the Sharon Lynn Home for Girls and attempting to stab her with a screw.
– Ronald J. Pasquale, 56, 6274 Green Valley Drive, Salem, was arrested at 7 p.m. Dec. 24 for domestic violence and disorderly conduct after allegedly shoving his girlfriend and threatening to hit her.
– Police were stopped on the 100 block of Railroad St. at 12:36 a.m Tuesday and advised of a fight in an establishment and a man and woman brandishing a firearm. They were in the process of leaving and two officers made contact with them in a vehicle in the parking lot. They had two handguns. Police arrested Michael G. Smith of Tippecanoe, Ohio and Kathryn L. Fisher, 184 Washington Ave., Salem, for illegal possession of a firearm in a liquor permit premise. They were taken to the county jail with no bond and additional charges will be reviewed.
PERRY TOWNSHIP REPORTS
– An officer responded to the Salem Bible Church on Cunningham Road at 1:10 p.m. Saturday where a Salem city road truck had allegedly caused damage to church property while attempting to turn around in the parking lot.
– Anne M. Grande, 35, 483 E. Euclid Ave., Salem, was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash on Benton Road at 5:14 p.m. Saturday in which she was eastbound and allegedly failed to stop for traffic at U.S. Route 62, striking the rear of a vehicle driven by Luetta S. Jarvis, 49, Salem.
– Police responded to a West Perry Street home at 6:03 p.m. Sunday where the resident reported her neighbor’s dog had been left outside. The complainant took the dog into her house and said that it appeared to be mistreated. Police were unable to contact the dog’s owner. At 1:25 p.m. Monday, the complainant reported being threatened by a neighbor.
– Ronald F. Middleton Jr., 45, 935 W. Pidgeon Road, Salem, was cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after officers responded to the home at 2 p.m. Monday for a report of a burglary in progress and found a suspected grow room in the basement while searching the home.
During the investigation, the suspect in the burglary report, Jessica J. Middleton, 25, Monrovia, Calif., was arrested on two active warrants out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office for failure to appear and OVI. She was found to be a family member of the complainant, who did not wish to pursue charges.