– Police are investigating a school bus violation reported at 9:40 a.m. Wednesday by a bus driver who said a vehicle ran the red lights on the school bus while the driver was discharging children in the area of East Pershing Street and South Madison on Tuesday.
– A man on Springdale Avenue reported at 8:36 a.m. Wednesday that his son was assaulted by another student on Tuesday at Salem High School.
– A barking dog was reported at 11:33 p.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of Jennings Avenue, but was not found.
– Officers responded to the 500 block of East State Street after receiving an anonymous tip at 10:43 p.m. Tuesday of suspicious activity possibly involving illegal drugs. They checked throughout the area, but didn’t locate any persons or suspicious activity.
– Brandon Gardner, 22, of 1237 W. Pine Lake Road, was charged with possession of marijuana and given a verbal warning for a vehicle light violation after a traffic stop at 10:16 p.m. Tuesday on South Ellsworth Avenue. An officer on patrol on Mullins Street at the South Ellsworth Avenue intersection saw a vehicle traveling south with no lighted tail lights and initiated the stop. The driver had failed to turn on the lights and had been driving with only daytime running lights. The officer detected the mild odor of marijuana while speaking with the driver and occupants and obtained a verbal consent to check the area in the vehicle immediately accessible to the occupants. When the driver exited the vehicle, the officer reported seeing in plain view on the center console a small clear plastic container with a small amount of fine green substance consistent with marijuana.
– Police were called at 7:50 p.m. Tuesday to the 600 block of Park Avenue for a dispute among household members. Individuals had not been getting along and an argument developed over custody issues. Both were told to stay away from each other.
– Police were called at 7:02 p.m. Tuesday for a child custody dispute in the 400 block of Aetna Street where a mother said her ex-boyfriend wouldn’t let her have their daughter. An officer spoke to the ex-boyfriend and he said he would bring the daughter back. The daughter was returned home and nothing more was needed.
– A spokesman for Sparkle Market, 423 S. Lundy Ave., reported at 12:55 p.m. Tuesday that a male customer was making threats towards employees due to him claiming he was short-changed during a recent visit.
– A junk vehicle which had been left at a foreclosed home in the 200 block of Fair Avenue and cited as a junk vehicle by housing and zoning on Feb. 12 was towed off of the property at 3:50 p.m. Monday.
– Renee Eichler, 27, Howard Street, Hanoverton, was driving on state Route 154 just east of Carter Lumber when she struck a utility pole while trying to get out of the way of a vehicle she mistakenly believed was turning. The accident occurred at 4:24 pm. Tuesday.
– A resident of Applegrove Apartments called for an officer at 7:40 p.m. Tuesday because a female neighbor keeps knocking on his door and asking for stuff. The officer was unable to contact the woman.
– A clerk at Smith Oil reported at 10 p.m. Tuesday they believe a customer shoplifted something from the store because they could see something in the customer’s pocket. Police spoke with the customer, who denied stealing anything.
– Patty from the Kendall House called at 10:10 a.m. Wednesday for an officer because they were preparing to send someone for a mental hospitalization and she was concerned he might cause problems.
– Danielle M. McClain, 31, of Columbiana, was backing up to make room for a turning semi-truck when she struck a car operated by Christine L. Wellman, 45, of East Liverpool, at the intersection of East Lincoln Way and Jackson Street at 12:08 p.m. Monday.
– An Edgewood Drive resident reported a theft at 7:57 a.m. Tuesday.
– Someone reported at 8:18 a.m. Tuesday a man was acting suspicious in the Save-A-Lot parking lot. The man was seated inside a truck that was parked and running in the lot for about an hour, the person reported. Police were preparing to go to the store to check on the man, but the caller said he had already left.
– Someone reported at 10:21 a.m. Tuesday an Ohio State stone that was cemented or mortared to a headstone in the cemetery had been stolen, and it was the third time something has been removed from the plot.
– Someone reported at 1:32 p.m. Tuesday a man in a black trailblazer was “tearing up and down the alley” across from Harmony Village. Police checked the area but didn’t find the man.
– Someone reported at 1:54 p.m. Tuesday contractors started a fire at a construction site on Bittersweet Drive and left it unattended and smoldering. The fire was then covered with wet sand that was nearby.
– A woman on Southeast Boulevard reported at 12:56 p.m. Tuesday that she accepted an order from a company for a weight loss product for a price of $4.95, but when she received her bill, the cost was $89.95. The bank requested that she file a police report.
– A woman in the 500 block of North Ellsworth Avenue reported at 6:31 a.m. Tuesday that she had a verbal dispute with her live-in boyfriend over personal matters. An officer spoke to the boyfriend and he said the dispute was verbal only. No physical marks of violence were seen or reported. The woman voluntarily left prior to officers leaving.
– Officers responded to the 300 block of Hickory Lane for a well-being check requested at 5:43 a.m. Tuesday. Officers located a man who was confused, but spoke to his wife who confirmed everything was fine.
– An anonymous caller at 2:29 a.m. Tuesday reported a domestic in the area of South Broadway Avenue and Franklin Street. Officers made contact with both parties and learned a man had gotten into a fight with his brother, who had already left, leading to an argument between him and his girlfriend. The incident was only verbal and both went their separate ways.
– A suspicious vehicle was reported at 1:26 a.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of Fair Avenue, but officers didn’t locate it.
– An alarm was reported at 1:12 a.m. Tuesday at a store in the 2900 block of East State Street. Officers found the exterior secure and accompanied the key holder inside while he checked the alarm system. They cleared without incident.
– A person came to the police station at 11 p.m. Monday and advised an officer of a suspicious object near Consumers Bank at the intersection of Ellsworth Avenue and State Street. The officer checked the area and found an empty gas can. Earlier in the day at 3:55 p.m., officers were told about a gas canister in the road in the 1700 block of East State Street that was spilling out fuel. Officers didn’t find anything in the road and found no evidence of spilled gasoline.
– Officers on patrol at 10:49 p.m. Monday saw a suspicious vehicle traveling north in the 1300 block of North Ellsworth Avenue. The vehicle was stopped, the driver identified and the driver was found to be legal. The driver was told to fix the lights on the vehicle.
– Robert W. Price, 30, of 284 N. Lincoln Ave. B, was taken into custody Monday night for an outstanding warrant for failure to appear.
– An officer on patrol in the 1900 block of Southeast Boulevard at 9 p.m. Monday saw a vehicle parked along the street in a designated no parking zone. The vehicle was not registered to a Southeast Boulevard address so the officer wasn’t able to have it moved and issued a parking citation.
– An officer responded to East of Chicago Pizza in the 2300 block of East State Street for a report at 7:28 p.m. Monday of items left at the building by two juveniles. Officers recovered the items.
– Police were requested Monday to respond to the 500 block of South Union Avenue to assist Children Services with an interview.
– A man in the 200 block of East Seventh Street reported at 5:10 p.m. Monday that someone known to him had threatened him with a knife. The person had left before police arrived. Officers were asked how to apply for a protection order and presented him with options.
– An officer was called at 5:05 p.m. Monday to the 1800 block of Southeast Boulevard regarding a vehicle parked along the street in a designated no parking zone. The vehicle was not registered to a Southeast Boulevard address and the officer was unable to locate the owner to have it moved, so a parking ticket was issued. The vehicle owner contacted police later to ask why his vehicle had been issued a parking ticket. The officer explained it was recently determined the length of Southeast Boulevard had always been no parking and the city recently had an article published in the newspaper saying that the no parking would be enforced on all of Southeast Boulevard. The vehicle owner said he had been parking there for five years and he never saw a no parking sign or yellow curbs to indicate it was a no parking area. He was told to speak to Lt. Don Beeson or Chief J.T. Panezott with any questions.
– A resident in the 1400 block of Orchard Avenue reported at 4:46 p.m. Monday that he was receiving harassing calls and text messages from a person known to him. Officers spoke to all persons involved and they said they knew not to contact each other.
– A man in the 400 block of East Fifth Street reported at 3:48 p.m. Monday that he was receiving unwanted phone calls from people unknown to him. He was told his options.
– Timothy Wallace, 32, of Lisbon, was cited for assured clear distance after a three-vehicle accident at 6:50 a.m. Tuesday in the 1700 block of South Lincoln Avenue. Wallace was traveling north on South Lincoln Avenue when he allegedly failed to see a stopped vehicle driven by Ronnie Swiger, 59, of Salem, and struck it from behind, forcing the Swiger vehicle to strike the rear of a vehicle driven by Brandon Miller, 22, of Lisbon, who was also stopped in traffic. Miller was transported to Salem Community Hospital.
– Randy Weyand, 21, of 1850 Merle Road, was charged with possession of marijuana and non-operating license plate light after a traffic stop at 9:55 p.m. Monday on West State Street at Georgetown Road. The alleged marijuana was found in the vehicle after police gained consent to search it.
– A resident in the 1100 block of West Perry Street called at Friday night to report a possible aggressive dog running at large in the area. The dog was described as a pit bull-type with brown short hair. Officers checked the area, but did not find the dog.
– A woman in the 1300 block of Highland West called at 7:24 p.m. Friday to report a scam phone call she received. A man with an accent said he was with the Publishing House and claimed they won $85,000 and someone would be at the residence in the morning to deliver the check. She said the caller asked for $300 for when they arrived in the morning. Police told her this was a scam and if anyone shows up to call police.
– Police were called at 6:44 p.m. Friday to the 1700 block of South Lincoln Avenue near Fresh Mark for a large box in the roadway. Officers searched the area and found nothing blocking traffic and no debris in the road.
– A Kensington woman called at 3:04 p.m. Friday to report unknown persons removed a 10 feet by 10 feet by 6 feet dog kennel from their property on state Route 9 sometime between Feb. 19 and Friday afternoon. Tire tracks at the scene showed that a pickup was used to haul away the fencing valued at $200.
– John from the county juvenile court complex reported juveniles were playing basketball in the parking lot at 3:55 p.m. Monday. Police drove by but did not see any juveniles about.
– A caller reported the lights were on at the high school and the alarm was going off at 10:43 p.m. Monday. Police arrived and spoke with a custodian, who said everything was fine.
– Police were called to the area of state Routes 154 and 11 in regard to a natural gas smell at 7:06 p.m. Monday.
– Someone reported at 6:15 a.m. Monday an injured cat was on North Main Street near Huntington Bank. Police checked the area but did not find the cat.
– A repossession company requested police stand by while they gathered some equipment on West Salem Street at 12:35 p.m. Monday.
– Someone reported at 1:30 p.m. Monday a man fell in front of the old Napa store. The man did not want an ambulance.
– Someone reported at 2:38 p.m. Monday a man was walking up and down Pugh Street and appeared suspicious.
– Someone reported at 10:35 p.m. Monday a tan or cream colored older Crown Victoria style car was on Albright Street and after it left about 50 to 60 carpenter nails were found on the road. Police checked the area for the vehicle but did not find it.
– A Columbiana-Waterford Road woman reported at 3:18 a.m. Sunday a
woman who was reportedly abandoned showed up her porch. Police gave the woman a ride to her brother’s home on Park Place.
– Someone reported at 10:25 a.m. Sunday someone attempted to break into Columbiana Firestone by breaking out a window and attempting to pry a door open with a crowbar.
– Police responded to a domestic dispute on South Main Street at 5:35 p.m. Sunday. No charges were filed.
– Leon H. Casity, 80, Paulin Road, Poland, was southbound on North Vine Street at 1:45 p.m. Saturday and Arlene B. Hitchcock, 34, North Vine Street, was backing out of a driveway onto North Vine Street and struck Casity’s vehicle. She was cited for failure to yield from a private drive.
– Debbie L. Curtis, 52, North Market Street, Lisbon, was stopped in traffic on North Main Street at 10:49 a.m. Friday and Scott D. Nelson, 30, Youngstown, was southbound and struck her vehicle. No citations were issued.
– A man reported at 6 p.m. Friday someone stole his wallet at the weight room in Firestone Park.
– A Fairfield Avenue woman reported at 6:55 p.m. Friday a suspicious vehicle was in her driveway. The woman told police she heard what she believed to be the rear door of a vehicle slam shut and saw the shadow of a person on the rear patio. Police checked the area and found no one and no evidence anyone had been there.
– Police responded to the area of North Ellsworth Avenue near Jennings Avenue to search for a box truck towing a pickup that had a flat tire after an anonymous caller at 10:47 a.m. Monday reported concerns that a tire may blow out on the truck. The vehicles could not be found.
– Michelle Satmare, 19, of East Liverpool, was cited for possession of marijuana and her passenger, Cierra Sokol, 18, of 12890 Beaver Creek Road, Salem, was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia, both minor misendeavors, after a traffic stop at 3 a.m. Monday in the 700 block of East State Street for an alleged expired registration violation. Satmare showed proof of having valid license plates/registration.
– Police responded to Smith Oil, 968 E. State St., after employees reported at 11:16 p.m. Sunday that a female had been in the bathroom for 20 minutes and possible drug paraphernalia had been found in the bathroom waste basket after she left.
– Police responded to the Giant Eagle parking lot, 2401 E. State St., where a man reported at 9:28 p.m. Sunday that a female approached his parked vehicle and asked if she could sit inside to warm up. While in the vehicle, she allegedly grabbed money belonging to the man and fled across the parking lot westbound. Officers did not encounter any female while responding to the complaint and didn’t locate her after searching the area. The complainant’s address was listed as Wisconsin.
– Officers were called at 7:52 p.m. Sunday to the 500 block of Franklin Street for reports of possible shots fired. No one was found in the area and officers did not hear any gunshots or similar noises.
– Tom Logan reported at 3:19 p.m. Sunday that he owns the property on the southwest corner of West State Street and Sharp Street and is having a problem with residents in the area using his parking lot for their personal use. He was advised of his options and was told he has the right to have the vehicles towed.
– Police were dispatched at 2:43 p.m. Sunday to a residence in the 300 block of Ohio Avenue for a report of a handicapped child and a 4-month-old child left alone. A neighbor said the parents were seen walking down the street without the children. An officer checked the residence and found both the mother and the father inside the home with the children.
– Police were called to Walmart at 2:34 p.m. Sunday for a report of a child behaving uncontrollably. An officer made contact with the father of the handicapped child, spoke with him about the situation and learned it was not a police issue.
– A man in the 300 block of S. Ellsworth Ave. reported at 1:30 p.m. Sunday that an abandoned bicycle had been in his yard for three weeks. An officer brought the bicycle to the police department and placed it in the bike corral.
– An officer at 1:11 p.m. Sunday received a telephone call about the welfare of a child living in Salem. The caller was provided with options to deal with the problem and was told the officer would investigate further.
– A man in the 100 block of West 14th Street called at 12:26 p.m. Sunday to report concerns over a neighbor’s dog leaving waste in his yard. An officer spoke to the neighbor who did act apologetic and said it would not happen again.
– A woman at 11:31 a.m. Sunday reported finding a 4-year-old child in the street at North Lincoln Avenue and Sixth Street with no shoes and no coat wearing only pajamas. She placed the child in her vehicle and brought him to the police station. Officers took the child and located the mother and grandmother who called in for assistance in locating the child. The child was taken home and all information will be furnished to Columbiana County Children Services for follow up.
– A 48-hour notice ticket was placed at 8:50 a.m. Sunday on a vehicle parked for two days in front of 188 Railroad Street without being moved.
– An officer stopped in the 100 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 8:25 a.m. Sunday to speak with a man who was walking and not dressed for the weather. He was looking for two dogs that ran off when he let them out. He found the dogs and returned to his residence on South Lincoln Avenue.
– Police on patrol at 2:11 p.m. Sunday came across a disabled vehicle on Georgetown Road at state Route 45 in the road with no one around and a note saying the operator would be back in one to three hours. Police called for the vehicle to be towed due to it being a hazard.
– Police on patrol at 8:12 a.m. Sunday came across a white van parked behind the old Dilco factory buildings on Newgarden Avenue and found a man sleeping in the back seat. An officer woke up the man, identified him, checked for warrants with none found and told him he couldn’t sleep there and would have to leave.
– A woman from Salem called at 11:36 p.m. Saturday and asked police to check on her female friend on Benton Road, saying she had been assaulted earlier and now she could not make contact with her by phone. An officer contacted the female and she denied being assaulted and showed no sign of being assaulted. She was told to call the woman.
– An officer on patrol at 7:56 p.m. Saturday found an open window at the future ReStore on North Ellsworth Avenue. The window was closed and the owner notified. It appeared the window was left open by construction workers.
– Township police were called at 6:30 p.m. Saturday to assist Salem Police, along with a Sheriff’s Office unit, on an assault call for a combative male. He was taken into custody by Salem Police.
– Police were contacted by the Ohio State Highway Patrol at 5:58 p.m. Saturday to locate and stop a northbound pickup truck with a tank on the back leaking some type of liquid on the road. The truck had been traveling north on state Route 45 from Teegarden Road, but was not seen by township police.
– Police were called at 4:33 p.m. Saturday regarding a canine carcass found by a person cutting wood on a Cunningham Road property. The animal did not appear to have been mistreated and was found in Salem Township with no tags on it.
– A woman on North Indiana Avenue called at 6:10 a.m. Saturday to report finding obscene pictures on a tablet she purchased used.
– Juan Gutierres Zararias, 20, of Salem, was cited for expired registration and no license after a traffic stop at 12:52 a.m. Saturday at Circle K South on South Lincoln Avenue.
– John Heim was driving on East Lincoln Way when he struck a dumpster sitting on the side of the road in front of 120 W. Lincoln Way at 6:26 a.m. Monday. He was cited for failure to control.
– A caller reported on Monday the house on Vine Street behind Smith Oil was littered with junk, and the caller was worried about it attracting rats.
– A security alarm went off at the Ohio Edison substation on Pritchard Avenue at 11:45 a.m. Monday. Officers found the locks and gates to be secure.
– A resident reported Monday someone obtained access to her new bank account and made three transactions on Amazon.com totaling $120.
– Police responded to the 100 block of North Howard Avenue after receiving a report of unwanted people at 7:45 a.m. Sunday. A woman said she gave a ride to a couple of people and they refused to exit her vehicle. They left before police arrived.
– An officer on patrol at 2:25 a.m. Sunday stopped at the Foxes Den, 188 Railroad St., due to an unknown problem with multiple people who appeared to be in a verbal dispute in the parking lot. Employees assisted the officer in clearing the lot.
– David J. Murphy, 22, of 3754 Westville Lake Road, Beloit, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence and reckless operation after a traffic stop at 1:34 a.m. Sunday in the area of South Ellsworth Avenue and Franklin Street when an officer noticed a vehicle being operated in a reckless manner.
– An officer at 1:17 a.m. Sunday saw an altercation at the entrance to Wing Warehouse, 441 S. Ellsworth Ave., and after investigation, discovered one person involved was an employee of Wing Warehouse who was keeping an unruly customer from re-entering the business. The customer was told to leave for the night.
– A barking dog was reported at 1:06 a.m. Sunday in the 400 block of Continental Drive, but the area was found quiet by police.
– Jordan Strabala, 22, of 1248 Westview Drive, was charged with disorderly conduct while voluntarily intoxicated after officers on patrol at 12:52 a.m. Sunday heard yelling from the Wing Warehouse, 441 S. Ellsworth Ave., responded and found a man yelling at two other males who were walking away. Identified as Strabala, the man was told not to be yelling and he allegedly insisted he could yell if he wanted.
– Police were called at 11:18 p.m. Sunday to the 700 block of North Lincoln Avenue for a suspicious person, but found no one. The same woman had called earlier at 10:36 p.m. and reported a suspicious person sitting on the porch, but nobody was found.
– Police responded to the Side Door at 530 S. Broadway Ave. for a report of a fight at 10:38 p.m. Saturday and found a male victim outside with obvious facial contusions and severe bleeding. Fire department first responders and KLG Ambulance responded and KLG transported him to Salem Community Hospital for treatment. Officers spoke to employees and patrons inside and learned a physical altercation developed between the victim and three other males after the victim had allegedly been seen striking a woman in the back of the head. All but one of the suspects had left, but the one remaining affirmed getting involved only to defend the woman. Neither the male victim outside nor the woman wanted to pursue charges.
– A man was reported down on the ground in the area of North Lincoln Avenue and East Fourth Street at 10:33 p.m. Saturday. He was found to be okay and given a ride home to the 1000 block of North Lincoln Avenue. He was told the consequences if he leaves his residence, due to him consuming alcoholic beverages.
– An officer on patrol at 8:53 p.m. Saturday in the 1000 block of East State Street saw a large section of concrete protruding from the road, posing a hazard to motor vehicles. He positioned the patrol car to block the road and then pushed the concrete back in place where it had become dislodged. A note was left for the street department to check on it.
– A dispute was reported in the 200 block of Vine Avenue at 7:54 p.m. Saturday, but officers found no victims and that no dispute occurred.
– While at the Salem Community Hospital emergency department at 7:26 p.m. Saturday, an officer was told a child was bitten in the face by a dog. The parents said the family dog bit their 12-year-old daughter in the face at their residence. All records were up to date and they didn’t know why the dog bit her. They were going to take care of the dog so there would be no further problems.
– Jeremy Bender, 35, of 593 E. Perry St., was charged with domestic violence after police were called to his residence at 6:22 p.m. Saturday. A man said he was assaulted by his adult son and officers saw visible injury to his face and eye area. The son allegedly volunteered that he struck his father, causing his injuries.
– A reckless operator was reported at 3:20 p.m. Saturday in the area of Highland Avenue and Third Street, but was not found.
– Gail Murphy, 76, of 14851 French St., Damascus, was cited for failure to yield after she attempted to turn right on red onto Southeast Boulevard while westbound on East Pershing Street at 2:58 p.m. Saturday, colliding with a northbound vehicle driven by Mildred Donovan, 61, of 1135 Short Ave., Salem.
– A woman on Goshen Road reported at 2:10 p.m. Saturday that her son lost his wallet at Walmart on Saturday.
– Rebecca Faith, 37, of 6501 Camp Boulevard, Hanoverton, was taken into custody in the 200 block of East State Street at 2:49 p.m. Friday on a warrant for failure to appear.
– Kelly Winter of Fairview Court reported at 4:28 a.m. Saturday that an unknown person threw two large yard bricks through glass at her residence, with one thrown through the front bedroom window and one thrown through the rear patio glass door. Officers checked the area and didn’t find anyone.
– Police were advised of a possible intoxicated driver leaving Circle K on East State Street at 2:55 a.m. Saturday. The vehicle was located and stopped after a marked lanes violation. An officer made contact with the driver and determined the driver was not impaired.
– Thomas Best of Columbiana reported at 10:53 p.m. Friday that an unknown vehicle struck his car in the Jalisco’s parking lot on East State Street and left the scene.
– Loud people were reported in the 400 block of Franklin Street at 10:42 p.m. Friday, but officers who checked were unable to locate anyone.
– Police were called to an establishment in the 300 block of West Fourth Street for a report of a fight at 9:44 p.m. Friday. Officers spoke with two people involved and found that the other half had left before police arrived. Neither of the two remaining people wanted to pursue the matter.
– A resident in the 700 block of East Fifth Street called at 9:36 p.m. Friday to report seeing a man in an unknown vehicle dump several bags of garbage in the apartment’s trash cans. Officers checked the garbage and found no information, but the case was under investigation.
– Roxeen Parrish, of 156 Washington Ave.-2, was charged with domestic violence and taken to the Columbiana County jail after police were called to a domestic at her residence at 9 p.m. Friday. One person had visible injuries to his face where she allegedly admitted she scratched him after a verbal dispute.
– Officers on patrol at 7:37 p.m. Friday in the 100 block of East Wilson Street were flagged down by a man who said his vehicle was nearly struck by another vehicle traveling south on Ellsworth Avenue which failed to stop at a stop sign. The area was checked, but the vehicle was not found.
– Alan M. Devan, 23, of Washington Street, Washingtonville, was cited for assured clear distance and taken to Salem Community Hospital by KLG Ambulance for non-incapacitating injuries after his vehicle struck the rear of another southbound vehicle on North Lincoln Avenue at 6:20 p.m. Friday. The other driver, Scott Yakubek, 33, of Highland Avenue, had stopped to turn onto East 11th Street when the accident occurred.
– A woman in the 400 block of South Lincoln Avenue reported at 5:20 p.m. Friday said she and her boyfriend had a verbal dispute over property and he began to throw items around the house and there was an altercation. She said she left before it got worse. Officers attempted to contact the boyfriend, but he was not home. No visible injuries were observed. She was told her options.
– Darrin Higgins, 47, of 746 E. Third St., was taken into custody at his residence at 4:41 p.m. Friday on an outstanding warrant from Columbiana County.
– Officers on patrol at 4:32 p.m. Friday saw a man acting suspiciously in the 200 block of Pennsylvania Avenue and made contact with him. He was identified as a city resident.
– An unknown black dog was reported at large in the area of Southeast Boulevard and Franklin at 4:27 p.m. Friday, but police could not find it.
– Officers on patrol at 4:14 p.m. Friday saw an illegally parked vehicle in the 1800 block of Southeast Boulevard. The owner was contacted and moved the vehicle.
– Police were called at 4:14 p.m. Friday to the 400 block of West Sixth Street for a water line break. The water department was dispatched.
– A man from the 400 block of West Pershing Street met with an officer at the police station at 3:13 p.m. Friday to report his girlfriend’s son was being threatened at school. While leaving the school, they had to go pick him up Friday since two boys were waiting across the street for him. They were advised that the juvenile officer would be told so he could check into the situation at school. They only wanted the threats to stop.
– A Jennings Avenue man reported on station at 9:06 p.m. Thursday that he has a restraining order against his ex-girlfriend but that she and her sister had been coming to his apartment while he was away, according to his roommate, as well as standing across the street and watching him.
– Police responded to the 900 block of Franklin Avenue at 10:16 p.m. for a report of a white Pontiac Grand Prix driving up and down the street, but were unable to find the vehicle in question.
– A man reported on station at 12:09 a.m. Friday that he had been assaulted in the 500 block of Walnut Street. He had visible injuries to his face but declined medical treatment.
– Officers responded to the Salem Care Center on East Pershing Street at 4:10 a.m. Friday where an employee reported someone sleeping in a vehicle in the parking lot. The woman in the vehicle told officers that she was a dietary consultant with an early morning appointment at the facility and decided to sleep in her vehicle because she could not find a hotel in the immediate area.
– Police responded to the 1900 block of East State Street for a report of an elderly woman who had been transported to the Salem Community Hospital emergency room by ambulance and had left the facility against medical advice wearing only a house coat and slippers. Officers found the woman being escorted back into the emergency room by medical staff.
– Someone reported at 11 a.m. Thursday a man in a red Taurus behind a building on Pittsburgh Street appeared to be sleeping. Police woke the man and he was sent on his way to Leetonia.
– A West Salem Street man reported at 1:37 p.m. Thursday someone attempted to break into his home.
– A Valley View employee reported at 8:28 p.m. Thursday they had evidence someone had shoplifted from the store on Feb. 15.
– Daylene Ann Liggitt, 62, West Pine Street, Lisbon, was stopped at the traffic signal on North Market and Jerome streets at 7 p.m. Thursday and was struck from behind by Dennis Ryan Roberts, 32, state Route 45, Lisbon. Roberts was cited for assured clear distance.
– Police were dispatched at 2:31 p.m. Thursday to the area of South Howard Avenue near West State Street for a report of a semi truck spraying pink fluid from the rear. An officer followed the tracks and found the truck parked at American Standard. The truck had driven too far to the right while westbound on East State Street near East State and Lincoln, striking a large city-owned planter, dragging the planter to where it finally dislodged at American Standard. There was no damage to the truck, but the planter was damaged.
– Rachelle Harnevious, 36, of 565 Franklin Ave., was taken into custody at 2:41 a.m. Thursday in the 500 block of Franklin on a warrant for failure to appear.
– An officer on patrol at 12:35 a.m. Thursday heard an audible alarm coming from Murphy USA gas station in the 2800 block of East State Street. The exterior of the business was checked and found to be secure.
– A suspicious vehicle was reported parked in the 700 block of East Fourth Street at 12:13 a.m. Thursday for an extended period of time. Upon arrival, an officer saw the vehicle leaving after a female passenger was dropped off.
– A caller at 9:23 p.m. Wednesday reported an ambulance needed at a store in the 200 block of South Lincoln Avenue where a female was upset because her boyfriend yelled at her and she wanted to go to the hospital. Fire department first responders and EMT Ambulance responded, with EMT transporting the woman to Salem Community Hospital.
– Police responded to a location in the 200 block of South Lincoln Avenue where a woman had gone to call police at 9:06 p.m. Wednesday. She told officers her live-in boyfriend had been yelling at her and frightened her. She said he had not threatened her, but she was concerned about his drinking and him becoming angry several times. Officers went to the residence on Walnut Street and spoke to the boyfriend who said personal issues were contributing to them not getting along. The domestic violence laws were explained and they were both told to go to separate rooms for the night. The woman was told options for seeking other living arrangements to prevent the problem from reoccurring.
– A barking dog was reported at 7:59 p.m. Wednesday in the 1900 block of Whinnery Road. The homeowner arrived while officers were on scene and was told a citation will be issued if officers have to return for the same problem again.
– Police were called at 7:54 p.m. Wednesday to the 600 block of Park Avenue for a dispute. Residents said there was a verbal dispute and the people involved were told to stay away from one another if they can’t get along.
– An anonymous caller from the 700 block of West Wilson Street reported at 6:48 p.m. Wednesday that several people were standing around near her property by a gate. An officer checked the area and did not see anyone.
– Robert Metts, of Eighth Street, reported at 5:42 p.m. Wednesday that he had two trailers parked at a property in the 100 block of West Second Street and now they’re missing. He said the previous resident said he could keep the trailers there until he could get them moved. The property owner was contacted by police and said the residence had been abandoned for six months and he had several people in and out the past couple of days removing property. He said he would make some calls and try to find out where the trailers are so he can get them back.
– A man reported at 4:52 p.m. Wednesday that a male known to him had possibly made threats of bodily harm to him. He was told his options.
– An anonymous caller at 4:01 p.m. Wednesday reported a reckless pickup in the area of Southeast Boulevard and Franklin Avenue, last seen traveling north on Franklin. An officer was unable to locate the vehicle, but was able to locate a phone number for the registered owner and called him about the complaint. He denied driving in a reckless manner.
– An officer responded to a business in the 400 block of Newgarden Avenue for a report at 1:58 p.m. Wednesday of a disagreement over property between the employer and an employee. The property was returned to the employer by the employee in the officer’s presence and the employee came to the police department to fill out a written statement in regard to statements made by the employer to the employee.
– Loud music was reported at 10:22 a.m. Wednesday in the 800 block of East Third Street. An officer stood in the hallway and could not hear any music, but made contact with a resident. He had music playing but it could not be heard from the hallway. He was told about the complaint and said it’s part of an ongoing problem with the upstairs neighbor always stomping on the floor and upset with the music. He said he would turn it down to appease the situation.
– A man in the 200 block of Vine Avenue reported at 9:28 a.m. Wednesday that his wife had taken some of “his” property from the apartment without his permission or knowledge. He was told it’s community property, but the case would be reviewed with the prosecutor’s office.
-Mark Allen Rishel, 31, whose last known address was Arch Street, Alliance, was taken into custody at 11:50 a.m. Thursday at a business on Benton Road after police were notified of a warrant out of Columbiana County for a person working at the establishment. The warrant was for failure to appear.
– Joseph Sabatino of Sabatino Cabinet on Depot Road reported at 8:01 a.m. Thursday that a vehicle was stolen from the business which was broken into earlier. The break-in had been reported at 4:34 a.m., with numerous tools stolen.
– A resident in the 400 block of West Pidgeon Road reported at 5:51 a.m. Thursday that she heard a light knocking noise outside her window and then heard what sounded like buckets rattling near where they keep their deer. Officers checked the area, but did not locate the source of the noise.
-Louis Grande, of the 1800 block of South Lincoln Avenue, called at 10:42 p.m. Wednesday in reference to a new sign put up in front of a business in the 1800 block of South Lincoln Avenue that is shining into his residence. He was advised of his options.
– A North Elm Street resident reported fraudulent bank account activity at 3:13 p.m. Wednesday.
– Police and fire officials were requested to assist the Lisbon Highway Patrol at 6:54 p.m. Wednesday with a vehicle accident and extrication at state Route 7 and Heck Road. Additional information was not immediately available through the patrol on Thursday.
– A caller reported loud music was coming from the Motorcycle Dream Shop at 3 a.m. Thursday. Police arrived and spoke with Mike Skidmore, who was told to keep the music down, which he said he would do.
– The police and fire departments were called to a home on Maple Street at noon Thursday because a boy’s arm was stuck in a chair. The child’s arm was extricated by a police officer before firefighters arrived.
– A resident in the 400 block of Continental Drive reported a possible prowler at 11:16 p.m. Tuesday, but officers checked the exterior of the residence and found no signs of a prowler.
– Police responded to the 1800 block of Monroe for a dispute reported at 9 p.m. Tuesday between residents, making contact with a boyfriend and girlfriend who said a verbal dispute developed over shared financial issues. No threats or violence occurred. The domestic violence laws were explained, along with procedures for eviction.
– A woman on West 16th Street reported at 8:35 p.m. Tuesday that her daughter who had run away over the weekend had returned home. An officer spoke with the daughter and she said she was at her father’s residence.
– Police responded to a report of a combative patient at 5:27 p.m. Tuesday inside the emergency department at Salem Community Hospital. The male was placed in restraints by hospital staff and officers cleared without incident.
– Police were called at 4:53 p.m. Tuesday to the 100 block of Washington Avenue for an alleged assault. Both people involved made allegations that the other had struck them, but neither appeared to have been struck or injured. Both said the argument developed over a cigarette. The argument escalated and they both began throwing property belonging to the other person out the window. The domestic violence laws were explained and they were told to stay away from each other for the evening.
– Debbie Kyser was at the Lepper Library on Feb. 8 doing her and her children’s taxes on one of the library computers. When Kyser walked up to the front counter to collect her paperwork she learned her taxes had been mistakenly given to another woman who had also printed out some items. The library clerk said they knew the other woman and would contact her, but Kyser had not heard back from her as of Tuesday. Kyser is worried about all of the personal information on the tax forms, and she has already been to the bank to cancel her old account and start a new one.
– An officer on patrol in the alley behind the Valley View convenience store at 9:55 p.m. Tuesday noticed the door open to a large storage shed. David Halverstadt was contacted and said he would check on the unit in the morning.
– Someone reported at 10 a.m. Tuesday a wheel came off a vehicle at Pugh and Elm streets. AAA was notified.
– A woman reported at 2:37 p.m. Tuesday a tan/beige Lincoln Town Car was eastbound on Duquesne and turned south onto Fairfield Avenue and almost t-boned her vehicle and then followed her traveling at very high speeds and driving erratically. Police attempted to follow the vehicle but it fled city limits.
– Police stood by while officers and sheriff’s deputies took a man in custody at 3:19 p.m. Tuesday on state Route 11 for a bank robbery in the East Liverpool area.
– Someone reported at 9:59 p.m. Tuesday a man was walking his dog and allowing it to defecate in a yard at Harmony Village.
– Someone reported at 11:11 p.m. Tuesday two suspicious men with hooded sweatshirts were walking on Metz Road. Police checked the area but did not see the men.
– A city resident reported at 1:38 p.m. Tuesday that someone entered his outdoor shed and removed two gas cans. A 2.5-gallon can was left outside the shed, but a 5-gallon can full of gas was missing.
– An officer at 11:02 a.m. Tuesday saw a suspicious item on the side of a road and found a trash bag containing an animal carcass, determined to be a deer. The animal control officer responded to the scene to take it.
– A woman in the 300 block of West Ninth Street talked to an officer at 8:50 a.m. Tuesday about a suspicious call she received Monday night.
– A third party called at 8:13 a.m. Tuesday about a domestic situation and requested officers check a residence to make sure everything was okay. No one answered the door for police and officers later learned the parties had left.
– William McFarland, 21, of South Lincoln Avenue, was cited for failure to yield at 8:04 a.m. Tuesday after backing from a driveway on South Lincoln Avenue and colliding with a southbound vehicle driven by Betsy Bowman, 39, of St. Jacob-Logtown Road, Leetonia. She said she swerved left to avoid him and thought she was past him, but McFarland’s vehicle struck her vehicle in the right rear end.
– Police responded to the 2800 block of East State Street for an alarm activation at 3:14 a.m. Tuesday. All outer perimeter doors were checked and appeared secure. A key holder did not respond.
– James S. Phillips, 50, of South Union Avenue, was cited for operating a vehicle under the influence and marked lanes after a traffic stop at 1:06 a.m. Tuesday on Jennings Avenue and West State Street. The passenger, Howard L. Phillips, 45, of 610 Deming St., was cited for having an open container of beer in a motor vehicle.
– A vehicle was observed stopped by officers in the 1100 block of East State Street at 11:12 p.m. Monday which was found to be a vehicle involved in a crash reported at 8:30 p.m. in the 800 block of East State Street where a Dodge truck crashed and sheared off a fire hydrant. The report said the truck was being held until a driver comes forward that was operating the vehicle at the time of the crash.
– An anonymous caller at 10:23 p.m. Monday reported a possible intoxicated driver traveling south on North Ellsworth Avenue in the 1600 block, but officers did not locate the vehicle.
– An officer checked on a tractor trailer on West Pershing Street near Dodge Drive at 10:19 p.m. Monday parked along the curb with no illumination light. The driver was directed to appropriate parking places elsewhere in the city.
– Police were called at 9:06 p.m. Monday to the 300 block of Vine Avenue where a man had been seated in a vehicle in a parking lot for 20 minutes. Officers checked on the person who was found to be the registered owner and was working on the wiring for the car’s audio system, evidenced by the wires strewn about the passenger compartment.
– A resident in the 200 block of South Howard Avenue turned over a bag containing a suspicious white powdery substance at 6:50 p.m. Monday that had been found inside the house. Officers took custody of the item and took it to the police station for safekeeping until it can be tested to ascertain the contents.
– Police were called at 5:22 p.m. Monday to the 2000 block of Lexington Avenue for a complaint of phone harassment. Officers attempted contact with the suspect and were unable to make contact. The complainant was told what action to take if the calls continue.
– Officers at 4:19 p.m. Monday spoke to several people at the station in reference to a civil matter. Both parties were calling and text messaging each other. All were advised what steps to take if the behavior continues.
– A woman in the 100 block of West 16th Street at 1:41 p.m. Monday reported her 15-year-old daughter left the residence at 5:30 p.m. Sunday and had not been seen since. She was entered in the law enforcement data base.
– A parking ticket was issued after police were called to the 900 block of East Fourth Street for a Ford Explorer blocking a driveway at 12:56 p.m. Monday.
– A domestic dispute was reported at 12:52 p.m. Monday in the 500 block of South Union Avenue by a man who came to the police station, but officers said they had just been to the residence. He claimed he wasn’t there until after they had left the first time and said he saw marks on the alleged female victim. Officers responded to the residence and separated both parties and did not see any signs of physical violence. Nobody had reported any physical violence. Police had originally been called to the residence at 12:04 p.m. by the same man who claimed a male relative was beating the female relative. No signs of physical violence were found.
– An East Seventh Street woman reported at 9:51 a.m. Monday that she was parked facing northeast in the church parking lot in the 1000 block of East State Street when another vehicle backed out from a parking spot and struck her fender, then left.
– A Thomas Road resident reported at noon Monday his 13-year-old son is always taking off without telling him where he is going. The man called back later to say he located his son at a North Beaver Street home, and the officer met him there. The officer then advised the boy he needs to mind his parents or face the possible consequences.
– A West Lincoln Way woman reported at 7:37 p.m. Monday the father of her two children threatened to kill her and vandalize her van. She was told to contact Salem police since this occurred there when she was visiting her mother.
– Someone reported at 6 a.m. Monday a suspicious person had gotten out of their vehicle on Parkside and began to walk up East Park Avenue. Police found the person who said that he had run out of gas on his way to work.
– At 9:11 p.m. Feb. 1, police responded to the 200 block of Chris Avenue for a dispute over belongings involving a boyfriend leaving the residence.
– On Feb. 2, police responded to the Eagles Club at 12:15 a.m. to assist Leetonia police with an arrest; at 6:37 p.m. police responded to the 100 block of Chris Avenue for a dispute over the purchase of a mattress from a neighbor; and at 8:10 p.m. police responded to the 200 block of Chris Avenue where a complainant advised of receiving threatening text messages.
– Police responded to the 100 block of Chris Avenue at 11:17 a.m. Feb. 5 for a suspicious vehicle but were unable to locate it; at 9:38 p.m. police responded to the 200 block of Chris Avenue where a woman had fallen on the ice.
– At 9:05 a.m. Feb. 6, police responded to the 200 block of Chris Avenue where the complainant advised of receiving repeated calls in the middle of the night.
– At 4:05 p.m. Feb. 9, police responded to the 300 block of East Main Street for a civil matter where a boyfriend did not want to return his girlfriend’s car.
– On Feb. 11 at 3:55 p.m. police received a reports from the 400 block of Union Street regarding a neighbor allowing their dog to defecate on the complainant’s property.
– On Feb. 13 at 1:18 a.m., police responded to the 1000 block of West Main Street for an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle complaint where a boyfriend took his girlfriend’s car.
– Police responded to the 100 block of Main Street in Leetonia at 2:10 a.m. Feb. 16 to assist Leetonia police with a disturbance. There was no contact made.
– Police responded to the 700 block of High Street at 2:10 p.m. for a 911 call and learned that an intoxicated person accidentally called 911.
– A dog was reported barking at 5:55 a.m. Monday in the 1800 block of Maple Street, but officers checked the area and nothing was heard.
– A man in the the 600 block of West Seventh Street, reported at 1:53 a.m. Monday that several persons threw eggs at his house and toilet-papered several of his trees.
– A man in the 700 block of West Pershing Street, reported at 10:43 p.m. Sunday that an unknown person struck the fence at the rear of his residence. A neighbor was able to identify the person in question, who had been backing from a private drive and struck the fence and left. An officer contacted the man in question and obtained his information. The fence sustained considerable damage.
– An alarm was reported in the 2400 block of East State Street, with the exterior of the building checked and found secure.
– John A. Stoffer, 50, of 455 S. Broadway Ave., was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia, a stop sign violation and a plate light violation after a traffic stop at 9:01 p.m. Sunday on South Broadway.
– An officer on patrol at 8:26 p.m. Sunday was flagged down by a motorist in the 800 block of West State Street and advised of a possible traffic signal malfunction at West State Street and state Route 14. He asked who he could speak to about traffic signals in town and was referred to the city service/safety director. Officers monitored the signal for several cycles and it appeared to be working correctly.
– A clerk at Smith Oil, 968 E. State St., reported at 6:02 p.m. Sunday that an unknown person left without paying for $40 worth of gasoline.
– Police were called at 4:07 p.m. Sunday for alleged suspicious activity at Taco Bell/Long John Silver’s, but officers saw nothing suspicious when they checked the area.
– A man from Fifth Street came to the police station at 2:29 p.m. Sunday to speak to an officer about how to handle a family matter.
– A man in the 600 block of South Lincoln Avenue reported at 1:48 p.m. Sunday that he received threatening phone calls from a male who lives in Youngstown.
– A man on Franklin Street reported at 1:37 p.m. Sunday that he received a threatening telephone call from the father of his girlfriend’s child, who lives in Youngstown. The girlfriend, who has an active warrant against her, has been staying with the suspect of the threatening calls.
– Police were called at 12:44 p.m. Sunday to South Ellsworth Avenue at the railroad crossing where the northbound crossing gate had been broken in half allegedly by a hit-skip driver. A witness provided information for an older model Chevy Silverado and reported the truck was traveling south on South Ellsworth when the railroad gates began to go down. The truck swerved around the southbound gate and then struck the northbound gate, damaging it. The witness said the gate appeared to have hit some sort of ladder rack on the truck. The registration came back to a Lisbon man, with Lisbon Police asked to keep an eye out for the truck. Lisbon Police called back a short time later and said the truck was located and the motorist ordered to respond to the Salem Police Department. The driver denied knowing that he drove around the crossing gates and struck a gate. No damage was observed on the truck. Jay Hackathorn, 41, of 119 N. Vine St., Lisbon, was cited for hit/skip leaving the scene and a railroad crossing violation.
– Police were called at 10:17 a.m. Sunday to Papa John’s Pizza for a security alarm, checked the building and found it secure.
– Police responded to Dunkin’ Donuts/Baskin Robbins in the 2800 block of East State Street for a report at 6:50 a.m. Sunday of an unwanted male and female on the property trying to solicit money and rides from patrons. They left before police arrived, with witnesses saying they went to Walmart. An officer made contact with them and gave them a courtesy ride to a friend’s residence on East Third Street.
– Loud persons were reported at 4:12 a.m. Sunday in the 700 block of Superior Avenue, but nothing was heard.
– Dale Iler, 45, of Salem Grange Road, was cited for failure to control and operating a vehicle under the influence after a one-vehicle accident was reported at 3:11 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of South Broadway Avenue and East Euclid Street. Iler was traveling south on Broadway and attempted to make a left turn onto Euclid when she lost control of her vehicle on the snow-covered road and traveled off of the road, striking a yellow cement post in the parking lot of Quaker City Castings. The report said her alcohol content in a breath test measured .153, which is over the legal limit of .08.
– Police were called at 2:13 a.m. Sunday to Salem Community Hospital, 1995 E. State St., for a disorderly person. Hospital staff said a recently released patient and his friend were very irate. Police made contact with them and they apologized for their actions. They were permitted to use the waiting room to call for a ride.
– A woman in the 1300 block of East State Street called at 12:55 a.m. Sunday for a report of someone possibly inside her residence. Officers checked the interior and found no one.
– An alarm activated at 12:54 a.m. Sunday in the 400 block of West Pershing Street, with police responding but unable to access the perimeter due to the main gate being locked. A key holder did not respond.
– A passerby called police at 8:46 p.m. Sunday in reference to a man walking along the road on East Pidgeon Road who staggered into traffic as they drove by. They believed he may have been impaired. Officers spoke to the man who resides nearby and he advised he stumbled on ice and snow on the side of the road. He was not impaired.
– Police responded to a report at 7:02 a.m. Sunday of a missing stop sign at the intersection of North Union Avenue at Parkview Drive and found footprints in the snow leading to a North Union Avenue residence. After speaking with the homeowner and people inside the residence, police took four juvenile males into custody for theft. They were taken to the police station, processed and released to their parents. Charges will be sent to the juvenile prosecutor.
– An officer at 10:22 p.m. Saturday saw a vehicle driven by a juvenile, Kayla M. Curtis, of Goshen Road, Salem, traveling west on Goshen Road at Beechwood Road attempt to stop for another car in the ditch on Goshen and slide on the icy road into a ditch, striking a mailbox. Curtis was cited for reasonable control. A vehicle driven by Michelle Hayes, 28, of East Third Street, Salem, had slowed for a vehicle in front of her at 9:56 p.m. and slid into the ditch in the 1800 block of Goshen Road.
– A Bell Avenue resident reported at 2:20 a.m. Sunday a person was acting suspicious behind a light post in the empty lot behind the property. Police checked the area and found no one.
– A man reported at 12:52 p.m. Sunday his neighbor on West Southern Avenue discharged a weapon around 5 p.m. Saturday and that when he confronted him about it the neighbor denied discharging a weapon, but there was a bullet hole on his home.
– Jack J. Marshall, 44, Columbiana, was arrested and cited for OVI and red light violation following a traffic stop on state Route 14 at 3:33 a.m. Saturday.
– A Beechwood Drive woman reported at 7:44 p.m. Saturday she heard people on her porch. Police checked the area but did not find anyone.
– A Union Street man reported at 9:25 a.m. Friday his back yard was damaged during the night.
– A North Cross Street woman reported at 12:25 p.m. Thursday a man was harassing her on the phone.
– A West Salem Street woman reported at 5:28 p.m. Thursday the pipe on her wood burner was really hot and smoking.
– An East Chestnut Street man reported his dog had been kidnapped at 3:32 p.m. Sunday. Police arrived and spoke with a woman who said her daughter and son-in-law had taken the dog. She was told this was a civil matter, but as the officer was leaving the dog was returned by the couple.
– A West Washington Street man reported someone was pounding on his door at that very moment at 8:41 p.m. Sunday. Although he did not know who it was, he said the person could be someone angry over a female friend.
– Police received a report of a drive off for $29 from a station in the 100 block of W. State Street at 1:55 p.m. The driver returned and paid for the gas before charges were filed.
– Police charged Roberta L. Readout of driving under suspension at 1:23 p.m. Saturday after making a traffic control device stop on E. State Street near S. Broadway Avenue Her vehicle was towed.
– Police responded to the 1400 block of Buckeye Circle at 12:21 p.m. Saturday where the complainant advised a known person took his dog and hearing aid today. The incident is under investigation.
– A female had been reported to have taken extra medication in the700 block of Arch Street at 11:45 a.m. After speaking to everyone at the scene police determined she had not tried harming herself or taken extra pills.
– Police responded to E. 3rd Street at 12:06 p.m. Saturday where the complainant advised he was assaulted by two men known to him at his sister’s residence. He said he was called to the residence to meet his ex-wife’s boyfriend who would be spending time with his children and was assaulted by his sister’s boyfriend and threatened by his ex-wife’s new boyfriend.
– Police, first responders, an ambulance and the coroner responded to a residence in the 100 block of N. Madison Avenue at 11:17 a.m. Saturday where a deceased man was found in the basement.
– Police responded to the hospital emergency room at 10:08 a.m. Saturday where a woman advised she was assaulted in the parking lot on the east side of the road in the 400 block of S. Ellsworth Avenue
– Police responded to the South Avenue area at 8:40 a.m. Saturday for a report of a vehicle that was entered off a back alley. Footprints led to several vehicle and residences on South Avenue, E. Perry Street, Aetna Street, and Franklin and S. Lincoln avenues. It appeared scrap was stolen from the rear of a South Avenue residence.
– Donald E. Fife, 257 W. Wilson Street, was stopped on a report of reckless operation at 10:38 a.m. Saturday in the a private lot in the 600 block of Newgarden Avenue and charged with OVI, failure to reinstate and reckless operation.
– Police responded to the 600 block of Washington Avenue at 8:21 p.m. Saturday where tools had been stolen from an unlocked vehicle.
– Police responded to the 400 block of E. Euclid Street at 7:25 p.m. Saturday for a suspicious vehicle with people loading a truck with recently cut wood near S. Lundy Avenue Police were unable to locate the vehicle and advised the caller to let them know if anything else suspicious occurred.
– A Pennsylvania woman advised police at 6:18 p.m. Saturday that her purse was stolen from her vehicle while shopping in the 2400 block of E. State Street She was advised of the options.
– Police responded to the 600 block of Washington Avenue at 5:35 p.m. Saturday where the complainant advised her residence was entered and her purse with a wallet in it was stolen. Police had located the purse but the complainant said the wallet was not in it and police advised her of the options.
– Police responded to the 200 block of S. Howard Avenue at 4;24 p.m. Saturday and took possession of a box with several syringes that will be passed along to the drug task force.
– Police responded to the 200 block of S. Lundy Avenue at 4:12 p.m. Saturday for a report of a used syringe and took possession of it to be destroyed.
– Jake Wagner reported losing his wallet at the Circle K at 3 p.m. Saturday.
– Terry Morris, East Lincoln Way, reported Saturday night his neighbor struck his house with a pickup truck, causing minor damage to his downspout.
– A security alarm went off at the Ohio Edison substation at 11:25 p.m. Saturday, but police found no sign of entry. A company representative was enroute to check the substation.
– A clerk at the Days Inn reported at 5 a.m. Sunday seeing someone in a pickup truck pulling a camper drive into the lot and then climb into the camper. The clerk advised they have a rule against sleeping in the parking lot.
– Gary Halloway reported Sunday someone tried to break into the Night Court bar overnight by attempting to pry open the kitchen door.
– Salem police called at 12:53 p.m. Sunday asking for police to go to a North Vine Street residence to check on a maroon and gold pickup truck suspected of being involved in a hit/skip accident. Police spoke with the vehicle owner and told him he needed to go to the Salem police station to speak with them about the alleged incident.
– Casey A. Hockman, 27, of Roseville, was cited for leaving the scene of an accident after he reportedly lost control and struck a tree in the curb lawn while driving on East Lincoln Way at 1 a.m. Friday. Hockman was later found at the Days Inn.
– A clerk at Smith Oil reported at 6:29 p.m. Thursday there was a boy who had been chased into the store by a group of youths.
– Police responded to the 400 block of Woodland Ave. at 12 a.m. Saturday for a report of an underage drinking party and heard people inside but no one answered the door.
– Police responded to the 700 block of Arch St. at 12:57 a.m. Saturday for a female to be removed. The male complainant advised that she left and he didn’t want her back. Police spoke to her at her residence and she said she wasn’t on the complainant’s property but on the road in her vehicle. She said her child resides with the complainant and spoke to him inside the vehicle. Police spoke to the complainant again advising him that if the man that resides with him invites the woman to the residents, police can do nothing about it. He was advised of what she said about not being on the property and that she wasn’t on it.
– Police charged Christopher Miller, 536 Walnut St., with driving under suspension after stopping him for failure to yield at 5:26 p.m. Friday at Washington Ave. and E. State St.
– Police responded to a reckless operation complaint in a lot in the 1700 block of E. State St. at 9:26 p.m. Friday and located the vehicle in the lot. The driver was advised of the complaint and denied it. He was advised that the business manager asked that he leave and not return and he left without incident.
– Police responded to the 200 block of W. 9th St. at 7:26 p.m. Friday where the complainant advised the residence was broken in to and several items were taken. The complainant was advised of the options.
– At 11:12 p.m. Friday, police were flagged down on S. Broadway Ave. by a bartender in reference to a patron damaging the front door and light on the establishment. The person was located and the case will be forwarded to the county prosecutor’s office when the complainant provides a statement.
Salem Township report
– Constable Dan Valentine received a report from a complainant in the 38000 block of old state Route 344, Leetonia, at 3:49 p.m. Friday advising that someone entered her car and took the vehicle registration, title, owner’s manual and tire gauge.
– Police were called to the apartments just east of the Save A Lot store on East Lincoln Way at 8:22 a.m. Saturday in regard to unresponsive 30-year-old male. The person’s father was already performing CPR while waiting for an ambulance crew to arrive. The man reportedly died, and his death is believed to be due to a drug overdose.
– Paul Gresh, Pritchard Avenue, reported Friday his wife received an email purported to be from the FBI and threatening to arrest her unless she sends money. Gresh realized this was a scam but wants others to be aware.
-Joey Cruz called at 4:29 p.m. Friday because he was having problems with his ex-girlfriend while he was removing his belongings from a residence on Pritchard Avenue. He said she was threatening to throw the rest of his belongings outside.
– Crystal Donohue reported Friday having problems with Ashley and Homer Carnes. The dispute was over a cracked windshield, and the officer advised them this was a civil matter.
– A resident of Applegrove Apartments reported Friday she feels she is being held against her will because she wants to return to her home in Salem and her mental health caseworker will not let her.
– Zachary Crothers, North Market Street, reported Friday his wallet was stolen from his vehicle, and he learned several transactions had already been made on his card. One of the purchases was made from the Lisbon Circle K, and police watched the security video and saw a male use the card to purchase $233 worth of cigarettes. Police also learned the card was used to purchase $117 in cigarettes from another convenience store in town.
– James Seidler, West Pine Street, reported Friday his unlocked vehicle was entered and ransacked, but nothing appeared to be missing.
– A clerk at the Smith Oil station reported at 2:12 a.m. Friday there was a man in the store bothering customers for money. The suspect was gone by the time police arrived.
– Samanta Alicia heard a loud noise at 1 a.m. Friday and saw someone in white work truck leave the scene of an accident on East Lincoln Way.
– Police responded to the 300 block of West Pershing Street after being asked at 9:31 a.m. Friday to assist the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office with checking a residence that has a pending eviction notice in place. The landlord contacted the Sheriff’s Office over concerns that a residence had been vacated and the animals left inside. Contact was attempted at the house with no answer. Officers peered through the windows and saw a dog and cat inside. It appeared the residence was still occupied and the animals appeared to be in good health.
– An officer was informed at 8:30 a.m. Friday of some concerns for a couple of children who live in the city and attend Salem city schools.
– A dispute was reported at 7:51 a.m. Friday in the 600 block of East Third Street after a teen son confronted his stepfather over an incident and challenged him to a fight. No physical violence occurred.
– A clerk at a gas station in the 2200 block of East State Street gave an officer a car key at 7:10 a.m. Friday that had been left there earlier in the week. The key was placed in the lost and found.
– Erich Henkel, 29, of 624 Cherry St., was taken into custody at his residence at 1:32 a.m. Friday on an active warrant from the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office for receiving stolen property.
– Police were called at 12:40 a.m. Friday to the Salem Community Hospital emergency department for a dog bite complaint. Mark Conray of Aetna Street reported he was bitten by a loose dog while walking through Centennial Park. He was unsure of the breed, possibly a pit bull. An officer checked the area of the park, but was unable to find the dog.
– Sunnie Canup, 18, of Market Street, Columbiana, was cited for reasonable control after striking a decorative planter on the sidewalk in the 600 block of East State Street at 3:45 p.m. Thursday. The report said she turned from South Lincoln Avenue onto State Street and saw an ambulance coming west on East State Street approaching Lincoln Avenue and went on the sidewalk to avoid an accident.
– Police responded to the 2900 block of East State Street at 6:07 p.m. Thursday for recovered property and took possession of the item in question.
– A woman in the 700 block of North Lincoln Avenue reported at 5:56 p.m. Thursday that a female had picked up her son’s medication and it was delivered to her , the mother, but there was an issue with the medication. She was told her options.
– Police responded to the 200 block of East Fourth Street at 5:51 p.m. Thursday to assist a local ambulance company with a call.
– A man in the 1000 block of East State Street reported at 5:39 p.m. Thursday that a friend told him a known male made threatening statements about him. He was concerned it might carry over to his place of employment and to family members. He wanted it documented.
– A man on Salem Alliance Road came to the police station at 5:30 p.m. Thursday to speak to an officer about a situation concerning one of his rental properties in the city. He was told it’s a civil matter and was told the proper agency to contact.
– A barking dog was reported in the 800 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 4:25 p.m. Thursday. A large collie/shepherd mix was found in a fenced area barking and pacing. The owner was told she was at risk for a citation if she doesn’t take care of the problem.
– Police were called by a Bentley Drive resident at 11:53 a.m. Thursday for a suspicious vehicle with its doors hanging open in the parking lot of a business. The vehicle was seen leaving and the driver was identified as an employee of the business.
– Police were called for a residential lockout at 11:03 a.m. Thursday in the 1200 block of East Ninth Street where a woman said she went outside briefly and her small child locked the storm door. He was unable to unlock the door to allow her back inside. The Salem Fire Department responded and gained access through a second story window.
– Joseph Cox, of Maple Street, reported at 11:20 a.m. Thursday that someone removed his wallet from his residence. It was discovered missing on Wednesday and the cards have been cancelled, but one of the cards may have been used for an illegal purchase, which is being investigated by the card company.
– A caller at 10:15 a.m. Thursday reported a vacant residence entered in the 100 block of West Third Street. The back door was found open and it appeared someone entered. The interior was checked and nothing was missing.
– A woman reported at 9:56 a.m. Thursday that she stopped for a red light while southbound on North Lincoln Avenue at East Sixth Street and was struck from behind by a blue Dodge Ram sport truck. She motioned for the driver to pull over, but he kept driving south on Lincoln. There were three minor scratches on the rear bumper of her vehicle.
– Police were called at 3:57 a.m. Thursday to the 300 block of North Lundy Avenue where a woman reported her boyfriend left in her rental car and had her bank card. She was concerned because he does not have a license. She called back and said the vehicle and bank card were returned.
– Jessica M. Jewell, 29, of state Route 558, Leetonia, was taken into custody on an active Columbiana County warrant for larceny after police were called to the Walmart parking lot on East State Street for a person sitting in a vehicle for an unusual amount of time and acting suspicious. Contact was made with the person and police learned about the warrant.
– A caller at 9:03 p.m. Wednesday reported a parked truck/trailer obstructing the view of traffic in the area of Fairview on Southeast Boulevard. No truck or parking problem was found when officers responded.
– A man asked police at 8:25 p.m. Wednesday to check the well-being of the residents at a house in the 300 block of Ohio Avenue after hearing them arguing during a phone call. There was no problem found.
– Police were called at 7:57 p.m. Wednesday to the 1500 block of Southeast Boulevard to follow up on an investigation being conducted by a police agency outside of the state of Ohio. Nobody was home at the residence in question.
– Kim Sabatine, of Sebring, struck a deer at 7:19 p.m. Wednesday while traveling in the 2500 block of East State Street, causing minor damage to her vehicle.
– A man in the 400 block of West Pershing Street reported at 7:08 p.m. Wednesday that he received a phone call from a male he know who made a threat of bodily harm.
– An anonymous caller at 6:42 p.m. Wednesday reported a burglary in progress in the 300 block of Euclid Street. Employees of a nearby business reported seeing a truck drive back to the building and they were concerned someone might be breaking in. Officers made contact with the people and learned they were employees of the building owner and had keys and the proper codes for the alarms.
– A woman in the 600 block of West Wilson Street called at 6:10 p.m. Wednesday for a possible case of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Her soon-to-be ex-boyfriend had her truck and she wanted it back. An officer spoke to the boyfriend via the phone and he said he was at work, but would bring back the truck in the morning. She said that was okay.
– A property dispute involving a dog was reported at 5:35 p.m. Wednesday in the 900 block of Jennings Avenue. The woman let the man take the dog so there would be no further problem.
– Police were called at 4:13 p.m. Wednesday to Buckeye Elementary School for a report of a missing juvenile. An officer, the child’s mother and the school principal all looked for the juvenile in the area and she was found at her residence. She said she took a shortcut through the park instead of meeting her mother where they normally meet to walk home.
– A man in the 300 block of West Fifth Street reported at 4 p.m. Wednesday that his ex-wife was texting and harassing him over their upcoming divorce. He was told his options.
– Police were called at 2:51 p.m. Wednesday to Circle K West on West State Street for a complaint of solicitors. They left before police arrived.
– A caller at 8:47 a.m. Wednesday reported concerns about another driver who pulled out of a private lot in front of her vehicle, causing her to brake quickly. The other driver continued westbound driving in the eastbound lane and drove to a West Second Street lot and parked. An officer spoke to the business about the person’s driving.
Salem Township report
– Constable Dan Valentine received a report at 12:29 a.m. Monday from a resident in the 37000 block of state Route 558, Leetonia, advising that his landlord keeps texting him and giving him a hard time regarding his eviction. The landlord was contacted and agreed to only contact the complainant regarding business, the past due rent and eviction.
– A caller reported someone at Applegrove Apartments called her at 3:49 p.m. Wednesday to say they were going to overdose on pills. Police made arrangements to meet with the apartment complex manager.
– Mary from Smith Oil reported at 4 p.m. Wednesday a motorist had just driven off without paying for $40 in gas. She called back to say the person on the adjoining pump paid for both pumps.
– A South Bayshore resident reported at 1:22 p.m. Wednesday money was stolen from their bank account.
– A state Route 14 resident reported at 2:43 p.m. Wednesday a neighbor stole lawn markers.
– Columbiana Dodge reported at 2:52 p.m. Wednesday a bad check was written by Amy Harbour, Columbiana.
– Someone reported at 3:21 p.m. Tuesday someone was removing items from the basement of their mother’s home on West Woodland.
– Someone reported at 8:11 p.m. Tuesday people in dark hooded sweatshirts were acting suspicious at the rear of Circle K. Police checked the area but did not see anyone acting suspiciously.
– A domestic dispute was reported at 8:44 a.m. Wednesday on Hawley Avenue where both parties said there was an argument and the male became angry and knocked over a small book shelf. Both left and agreed to discuss it later.
– Jeannie Greszhaw, of the 800 block of West Perry Street, reported at 8:02 a.m. Wednesday that she placed a sectional couch on her front porch and sometime during the evening hours, someone stole it.
– Patricia Plummer, of the 800 block of East Fourth Street, reported at 8:13 a.m. Wednesday that her vehicle was illegally entered overnight and some cash and cigarettes were taken. The vehicle was locked, but the thieves still made entry.
– Police were asked at 7:36 a.m. Wednesday to assist Perry Township Police with locating a tractor trailer involved in a traffic accident in Perry Township. The vehicle was located on Snyder Road and officers stood by until Perry Township Police arrived.
– A man was found laying near the pop machine in front of a store in the 900 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 7:18 a.m. Wednesday and said he was walking to work in Kensington and stopped to take a break. He was given a ride to state Route 9 at the city limits and declined any further assistance.
– Police were called at 1:07 a.m. Wednesday to the 200 block of Vine Avenue for a verbal disagreement between a husband and wife over medication. The woman said there was no problem and the man had already left.
– A caller at 12:23 a.m. Wednesday reported a woman yelling for help in the 800 block of Granite Avenue. Police found a woman and her male friend were intoxicated and trying to get into a relative’s house. The mother arrived shortly afterward and let them inside for the night.
– Police responded to a 911 call at 11:57 p.m. Tuesday for a domestic in progress in the 1200 block of Cleveland Street. A woman found near the detached garage at the rear of the residence told officers she and her boyfriend started arguing in the basement and he grabbed her by the hair and around her neck. A chunk of hair was seen on the floor of the residence and the woman had visible injuries to the neck area. Christan L. Weimer, 37, of 1218 Cleveland St., was taken into custody and charged with domestic violence. According to a report filed at 11:21 p.m., officers responded to the 800 block of Franklin Avenue to attempt to locate an open 911 cell phone line with a woman heard pleading for help and begging a man that was refusing to let her leave. Officers went door to door throughout the block and activated sirens in an attempt to locate the source of the call. After checking the area for 30 minutes, the dispatcher advised 911 mapping relocated the source of the call in the 1200 block of Cleveland Street and officers were able to respond and locate the victim.
– A man in the 700 block of West State Street reported at 11:28 p.m. Tuesday that a person came to his residence several times and he does not want him there. An officer planned to contact the person.
– Officers responded to the 200 block of East Third Street for a report at 10:07 p.m. Tuesday of a loud television/video games. They made contact at the apartment where the sound was originating and found the person playing video games. He apologized for the disturbance and promptly reduced the volume.
– Sharon Graley, of the 300 block of Newgarden Avenue, reported at 9:37 p.m. Tuesday that her vehicle was vandalized.
– A woman at Dunkin’ Donuts, 855 W. State St., reported at 8:16 p.m. Tuesday that while she was cleaning the men’s restroom, she found a bent spoon with some type of residue and burn marks on it. The item was confiscated by police and taken to the police station where it was destroyed.
– A man in the 400 block of West Pershing Street called at 7:09 p.m. Tuesday to report harassment and implied threats by a known male regarding a civil property matter. He traded vehicles with the suspect’s wife and now the suspect wants the car back. The suspect allegedly told him if the car was not returned, neither it nor the car the wife took in trade would be in running condition when he got done with them. He wanted it documented.
– Police were called at 7 p.m. Tuesday to the 500 block of Franklin Avenue for a breaking and entering report, which is under investigation. While there, an outstanding warrant from Columbiana County was discovered for Albert L. Baker, 37, of 565 Franklin Ave., who was then taken into custody.
– A woman in the 900 block of Jennings Avenue requested to speak to an officer at 5:50 p.m. Tuesday, wanting to know what to do about a man getting his property back from her residence without any problems. A second issue involved texts he was sending her juvenile daughter. She and her daughter came to the station to file statements. The man had called at 5:31 p.m. from East School Street wanting information on how to get his property back.
– Police were called at 4:38 p.m. Tuesday for a parking problem in the area of Jones Drive and Newgarden Avenue. All the vehicles were parked on the south side of the street in Perry Township, apparently for an auction at a township residence in the 900 block of Jones Drive. Perry Township Police were notified, but the vehicles were already leaving.
– An anonymous person dropped off an Ohio temporary tag found in the area of Pizza Hut at 4:23 p.m. Tuesday. The registered owner will be notified.
– A man in the 800 block of West State Street met with an officer at 2:18 p.m. Tuesday with some general questions regarding his business. The matters are to be forwarded to the prosecutor’s office to determine if they are civil or criminal.
– Police responded to a disturbance at the Eagles Club at 9:25 p.m. Jan. 25.
– An officer responded to a possible domestic dispute in the 200 block of Main Street at 10:08 p.m. Jan. 25.
– An officer investigated a 911 hang-up call originating from a residence in the 400 block of Columbia Street at 5:50 p.m. Jan. 26.
– A Main Street woman reported a domestic dispute at 6:26 p.m. Jan. 30.
– Jason Miller, 37, last known address Main Street, Leetonia, was arrested at 11:34 p.m. Feb. 1 on an active warrant out of the Trumbull County Sheriff’s Office for a probation violation for assault.
– An officer responded to the 200 block of Main Street at 12:11 a.m. Feb. 2 in reference to a disturbance and threats made at the Eagles Club.
– An officer responded to the Eagles Club at 10:54 p.m. Friday in reference to an assault.
– Someone reported at 11:50 a.m. Monday that while parked in Dunkin Donuts a metal doughnut cart blew over onto their car.
– Several city residents reported at 11:52 a.m. Monday power was out in different areas of town.
– The high school principal reported theft at 3:17 p.m. Monday. The item stolen was not listed on the report.
– Police warned people from soliciting without a permit on Vine Street at 4:54 p.m. Monday.
– Someone reported at 5:11 p.m. Monday the Youngstown and Southern crossing gates were malfunctioning.
– Someone reported at 6 p.m. Monday people were exchanging words in the parking lot at the high school after a basketball game.
– An officer responded to the 400 block of West Fifth Street after being called at 12:27 p.m. Tuesday to speak to a woman about her ex-boyfriend kicking in her back door and damaging the door and door jam. He fled the area.
– Police were called at 10:23 a.m. Tuesday to the 1800 block of Pearce Circle for an alarm and found the exterior of the residence secure. A key holder arrived and the interior was checked with nothing found. A second alarm was reported at 10:56 a.m., with the exterior found secure.
– An open door was reported at 8:13 a.m. Tuesday in the 700 block of East State Street. The interior of the building was checked and everything appeared okay, with the door re-secured.
– A domestic dispute was reported at 12:42 a.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of Washington Avenue. Contact was made with both parties, who were intoxicated, and they were involved in a verbal dispute over the woman throwing a teddy bear that the man bought for her out the window. They said they would separate for the evening.
– A wallet found in the city was turned over to police at 11:45 p.m. Monday and placed in lost and found.
– Police were called at 7:53 p.m. Monday to Salem Community Hospital, 1995 E. State St., and met with hospital security regarding suspicious persons in a vehicle that had been circling the building in the north parking lot. An officer accompanied hospital security to check the building and its interior. All appeared to be in order.
– Dustin Rogers, 21, of 318 Woodland Ave., was taken into custody on a warrant out of Alliance for failure to comply and released to Alliance Police on Monday. Rogers was an occupant in a vehicle stopped for a traffic violation at 7:31 p.m. Monday.
– Officers checking a vehicle blocking an alley in the 900 block of East Third Street at 7:13 p.m. Monday found that the driver was under suspension and had drug paraphernalia on his person. Charles Lee Pete Jr., 19, of Youngstown, was charged with driving under suspension and possession of drug paraphernalia and taken to the Columbiana County jail.
-A woman in the 400 block of South Union Avenue reported at 6:27 p.m. Monday that a family member stole a laptop computer between 4 and 5 p.m. Monday. The person was contacted by an officer who told him criminal charges could be filed if the computer wasn’t returned and he said he understood. The woman called back 10 minutes later and said the relative admitted he took the computer and told her pop had been spilled on it and it was taken to a local computer repair business.
– A neighbor dispute was reported at 6:01 p.m. Monday in the 500 block of Walnut Street. An officer spoke to all persons involved and explained the consequences if police have to return.
– Officers responded to the 500 block of Walnut Street at 5:56 p.m. Monday for a report of drug paraphernalia. A used syringe was found in a yard and disposed of at the station.
– A man in the 2300 block of Kennedy Drive spoke to police at 5:30 p.m. Monday regarding his wife threatening him with violence from a third party unknown to him.
– Officers were called at 4:15 p.m. Monday to the 900 block of Jennings Avenue for a civil matter involving an eviction and explained the process to all involved and that no action could be taken by police if a resident broke into their place of residence. Officers were also told about a situation involving a juvenile. Earlier in the day, a resident came to the police station regarding personal property being held where he was staying.
– Debbie Pagani, of the 700 block of West State Street, reported at 1:33 p.m. Monday that a vehicle has been driving through her yard and parking lot to an attached property, causing lawn damage and ruts in the grass. Tracks led to a Sharp Street address. Police spoke to a tenant and he was told citations will be issued if the problem persists. He said he would tell others not to do it.
– Melissa McLean, 42, of Lisbon Road, Leetonia, was cited for assured clear distance after a four-vehicle accident at 12:09 p.m. Sunday on Lincoln Avenue. Three different vehicles were stopped for the red light on Lincoln at Franklin when McLean failed to maintain assured clear distance and struck the vehicle in front of her, causing that vehicle to strike the one in front of it and then the third vehicle to strike a fourth vehicle in front of it. McLean and the drivers of two of the other vehicles, Brooke Harn, 29, of Newton Falls, and Thomas Danklef, 79, of North Lincoln Avenue, were all taken by ambulance to Salem Community Hospital for non-incapacitating injuries. The driver of the fourth vehicle, James McNeal, 69, went to the hospital by another means for a possible injury.
– Ashley House, North Street, reported at 8:57 p.m. Monday that Bambi Linam just left after threatening her, and police learned the dispute was over a camera. The officer suggested they leave each other alone, but House called back at 10:28 p.m. to report Linam was having her friends relay harassing messages to House. Again, an officer told Linam to leave House alone. On Tuesday, House reported Linam showed up where she worked and began criticizing her to her boss and co-workers.
– Police were called to a domestic dispute on East Lincoln Way at 8:19 p.m. Monday, where a woman reported her teenage son was throwing furniture against the wall.
-Chief Mike Abraham stopped at a home on Lee Street at 2 p.m. Monday to speak with a resident about their trash.
– A man reported at 12:51 p.m. Monday that he was in the 500 block of Walnut Street when he was approached by a male who made a threat towards his daughter about a stolen motorcycle and when he intervened, he made a threat to him and indicated he had a knife. He wanted the incident documented.
– A Continental Drive resident reported at 10:58 a.m. Monday that someone kicked in the front door and damaged the door frame of another apartment in the 300 block of Continental Drive. The apartment was vacant with little inside.
– Police were called at 10:08 a.m. Monday for a possible breaking and entering at a vacant house in the 500 block of South Lincoln Avenue. A neighbor reported some men entered the house with some items and their truck was still in the drive. The owner of the home had requested police be contacted if anyone was at the home, due to recent thefts. An officer made entry and spoke to two males inside and verified they were performing work for the property owner.
– A woman at Pizza Hut, 325 W. State St., called at 9:48 a.m. Monday to report a problem occurred on Feb. 1 when an employee had been sent home by the manager at the time of an incident. He had made threats toward the employees there that day. The company’s human resources department wanted a report filed.
– A suspicious man was reported seen in a parking lot near employee vehicles in the 200 block of Pennsylvania Avenue at 8:48 a.m. Monday. The report said he shoved an item into his pocket and fled the area, last seen running across the railroad tracks.
– Adam W. Morrow, 27, whose last known address was listed in the 900 block of Liberty Street, was charged with criminal trespass and resisting arrest and taken to the Columbiana County jail after police were called at 8:52 a.m. Monday to a residence in the 300 block of Newgarden Avenue for an alleged trespassing incident. Howard Keslar of Columbiana reported finding a man in his property without permission on Newgarden Avenue. The man, identified as Morrow, was taken into custody upon approval of an assistant prosecutor, but allegedly resisted arrest, with Patrolman Austin French injured in the process. He was treated and released at Salem Community Hospital. Keslar and an employee of the city water department who was in the area assisted in tackling the suspect and restraining him until backup officers arrived, Lt. Don Beeson said.
– Police were called at 7:21 a.m. Monday to the 1700 block of Pennsylvania Avenue for a breaking and entering. The manager of the business reported an unknown person forced entry and removed a set of torches. Four tanks were also missing. The theft occurred between Saturday and Sunday.
– An officer on patrol at 2:01 a.m. Monday on East Pershing Street near South Broadway Avenue heard a loud explosion or gun shot sound and found a semi tractor trailer stopped in the middle of the road in the 100 block of South Ellsworth Avenue. the driver, Michael Hourigan, 54, of Kenniwick, Wash., had attempted to turn right from West State Street when the passenger side rear tire struck a fire hydrant on the southwest corner of the intersection, knocking it over and damaging it and the tire and rim of the trailer. No citation was issued.
– A domestic in progress was reported at 9:59 p.m. Sunday in the 200 block of West 16th Street. Both people involved said there was a verbal dispute over household issues, but no physical violence. They were told their options.
– A woman in the 600 block of Cedar Street reported at 6:30 p.m. Sunday that she was receiving harassing phone calls from a known man who did not want her operating a vehicle. An officer spoke with the male and told him to stop calling her or he could face charges for telecommunications harassment. He said he was concerned about her safety and felt she should not be driving. He was told she has a valid license, insurance and plates and to stop calling her.
– Police had been called to Walmart, 2875 E. State St., for a shoplifting report at 12:42 p.m. Sunday, but the response was delayed due to other emergency calls. Dispatch reported another call came that the person in question had randomly collapsed on the floor. The man involved was on the floor of the asset protection office. EMT Ambulance and fire department first responders responded and the man was taken by EMT to Salem Community Hospital for treatment. The incident was under investigation.
– Police were called at 12:38 p.m. Sunday to the 2300 block of Kennedy for a domestic in progress. Both persons involved said it was a verbal dispute with no physical violence.
– A caller at 11:10 a.m. Sunday reported a suspicious person near the rear of the First Presbyterian Church on East Second Street. An officer found a man who said he was just using his phone. He was told to leave.
– A resident in the 1700 block of Depot Road called at 2:56 a.m. Monday to report hearing a noise outside of their residence. Nothing was found.
– An unidentified westbound vehicle struck and killed two deer attempting to cross West State Street in the 1100 block, causing moderate damage to the vehicle from the debris left at the scene reported at 7:38 p.m. Sunday. The vehicle did not stop. An area resident and police removed the carcasses from the road.
– Officers assisted Salem Police at 4:34 a.m. Sunday after a person ran from them near the intersection of Second Street and Jennings Avenue. The person was located under the overpass and detained until Salem units took him into custody.
– Police were called at 9:24 p.m. Saturday to the area of South Lincoln Avenue for two bicyclists without proper reflectors or lights, causing motorists to swerve due to lack of visibility. Officers checked the area, but did not find them.
– A reckless operator was reported at 5:01 p.m. Saturday in a green and white van traveling north on state Route 9 near Conser Drive, but was not found after police searched the area.
– An officer on patrol at 4:31 p.m. Saturday saw a pickup and flat bed trailer parked in the road facing traffic in front of a residence on Van Buren Avenue, creating a hazard for traffic to go around. The operator was notified of the parking violation, activated the hazard lights and said the vehicle would be moved.
– Nellie McCleery, 33, of Franklin Avenue, Salem, was cited for right of way turning left after she attempted to make a left turn into a private drive at 1:50 p.m. Saturday on West Pine Lake Road and was struck by a westbound vehicle driven by Victoria Honeywell, 56, of Allen Road, Salem. All occupants in the vehicles refused medical treatment.
– Police were called for suspicious vehicle in the 1200 block of Beechwood Road parked in a field behind a vacant house. The vehicle was stuck in the field with no one around. The owner was contacted and said the property owner had been contacted and they were allowed to be there.
– Police responded to the 1100 block of Prospect Street at 11:54 a.m. Saturday for a welfare check for possible abuse of a child. The mother said there were no problems and the child had been at a birthday party all day, admitting they had an argument earlier but nothing other than that.
– A man on Stewart Road reported at 11:24 a.m. Saturday that they sold a vehicle earlier in the day, removed the plates off of the vehicle and placed them on the roof of another vehicle. They forgot the plates were on the roof of the other vehicle and drove into Salem and when they returned home, the plates were gone.
– Robert Griffin, 21, of East Liverpool Road, East Liverpool, was cited for fictitious plates after a traffic stop on state Route 45 near Kent State University at 9:53 a.m. Saturday.
– Beaver Township police requested at midnight Sunday police assist in attempting to find kids in a field near state Route 165 and state Route 46. Police checked the area but found no one.
– Peyton M. Adams, 18, New Waterford, was arrested and cited for OVI, stop sign violation, and possession of “spice” following a traffic stop on state Route 14 at 2:47 a.m. Sunday.
– A North Main Street resident reported at 11:42 a.m. Sunday neighbors were playing music loudly.
– A Canterberry Court resident reported at 12:50 p.m. Sunday she was a victim of a scam.
– An East Friend Street woman reported at 1:42 p.m. Sunday a man wearing a green and navy blue hooded sweatshirt was repeatedly walking up the steps to her home and then turning around and walking away. Police found the man was from Pittsburgh.
– Someone reported at 12:37 a.m. Saturday they could smell something burning, possibly from a furnace on Southern Terrace Park.
– Someone reported at 2:39 a.m. Saturday noise was coming from a West Salem Street home. Police told the resident to keep the noise down.
– A Woman reported at 3:44 p.m. Saturday she dropped her child off with his father on North Elm Street and when she returned to pick the child up he refused to allow her. The woman later reported she resolved the issue.
– Someone reported at 6:41 p.m. Saturday kids were standing on Arrowhead Lake. Police checked the area but did not see any kids no the lake.
– Shellabell’s restaurant reported at 8:40 p.m. Saturday a man was acting disorderly. Jacob Andrews of Leetonia was issued a verbal warning for criminal trespass and disorderly conduct. The business owner did not wish to press charges.
– A man reported at 9 p.m. Saturday a friend of his one South Elm Street was not answering the door and he was concerned. Police went to the home and found the man was fine.
GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT
– Timothy R. Smith, 23, 581 Pidgeon Road, Salem, was arrested for driving under suspension following a traffic stop for a loud exhaust at 12:25 p.m. Feb. 3.
– Police arrested a juvenile resident of the Sharon Lynn Group Home at 7:11 p.m. Feb. 4 after a woman reported that the resident threw a trash can at her and struck her in the face.
– A French Street resident reported at 2:54 p.m. Feb. 5 that someone had taken copper out of the home within the past few weeks.
– A Beaver Creek Road resident reported at 2:55 p.m. Feb. 5 that his garage door had been struck by a bullet which appeared to be from a muzzleloader.
– Rebekah Biggerstaff, 15, 12616 Sharon Lynn Drive, Salem, was arrested for theft at 12:30 p.m. Friday after admitting to taking the cell phones of two teachers at West Branch High School when one of the teachers reported hers missing.
– A Stratton Road resident reported at 4:48 p.m. Thursday that he possibly received a fraudulent check after posting an ad for a wheelchair on Craigslist.
– A woman reported at 5:15 p.m. Saturday that her vehicle had been struck by an unknown vehicle while parked in the Beaver Creek Sportsman’s Club while she was working an event at the club.
– Kenneth Stokes, 55, Girard, was arrested for operating a vehicle intoxicated and failure to comply following a traffic stop for lanes of travel in which he attempted to elude police at 3:15 a.m. Saturday.
– Gerald Streeter, 52, 11939 Middletown Road, Salem, was arrested for domestic violence after police responded to his home at 11:30 p.m. Saturday where his wife alleged he had struck her in the head during an argument.
– Constable Dan Valentine received a report at 8:30 a.m. Sunday from a resident in the 37000 block of state Route 558, Leetonia, advising that someone from his neighbor’s backed into his fence knocking it down sometime overnight. The neighbor agreed to fix the fence but denied being the one who hit it.
– At 7:14 p.m. Sunday, Valentine received a report from a resident in the 37000 block of state Route 558 who advised that his landlord came to his house demanding a home inspection but the complainant did not want him inside that night. The landlord confirmed that he was there to collect past-due rent and to do a home inspection and he and the tenant began to argue and then two teenagers came outside trying start a fight so the landlord left. Valentine stood by while the landlord posted and hand-delivered a three-day eviction notice to a member of the tenant’s family.
– Valentine received a complaint at 7:30 p.m. Sunday from a resident in the 2300 block of state Route 45, Salem, who advised that woman and male friend of hers showed up at the house. The woman and her friend got into an argument and he struck her in the face and the complainant told the man to leave but he refused and the complainant and another threw him out of the house. The complainant said that the man then went around the house beating the doors and windows. The man was gone when Valentine arrived and the woman, who was intoxicated, refused medical attention and declined to file charges.
– Shawn Haines, East Chestnut Street, reported at 2:10 p.m. Sunday he and his girlfriend are in the process of being evicted by his future mother-in-law, and that day she threatened him by making a slashing mark across her throat and then saying she was going to kill. The woman, Shirley Dopp, denied doing any such thing. The officer told the parties they need to remain civil until Haines moves out or charges would have to be filed. Dopp called back at 3:18 p.m. to say she overheard Haines say he was going to kill while he was talking to someone on the phone. Dopp called again at 6:39 p.m. to say Haines was making threats again, and she provided the officer with a thumb drive containing video and audio of the threats.
– A person who lives on South Lincoln Avenue called for an officer at 12:15 a.m. Monday because there was an intoxicated male at the residence, who the caller wanted to leave. Police arrived and found a drunken Danny Donohue, Maple Street, sitting outside the residence. While talking with Donohue, Lisa Holt walked outside and said she was the one who wanted a male escorted from her property. After escorting Donohue home, the officers returned to the South Lincoln Avenue residence and determined the person Holt wanted removed was Henry Parks, who was taken into custody after determining there was an arrest warrant for him.
– Ronald E. Elliott, 51, 646 Vine Ave. 3, Salem, was arrested for domestic violence after officers responded to his home at 5:35 a.m. Saturday where his live-in girlfriend claimed he had come home from the bar and woke her to argue, during which he allegedly grabbed her by the arm and neck to prevent her from leaving. Officers observed red marks on her arm and neck.
– An officer responded to the 200 block of East Fourth Street at 12:59 p.m. Saturday for a report of a firearm in the alley. The firearm was found to be an airsoft-type gun and was disposed of at the station.
– Police recovered a motorcycle reported stolen on Jan. 21 at a 500 block Walnut Street home after police received a tip regarding the vehicle at 3:05 p.m. Saturday.
– Police responded to a fight in the 500 block of Walnut Street at 3:58 p.m. Saturday and found the individuals separated before arrival. They were told to contact the department if they wished to pursue charges.
– Officers responded with medical personnel to a 500 block Aetna Street home at 4:08 p.m. Saturday where a woman had reported that she had been in a domestic dispute and suffered injuries that needed medical attention. Officers and medical personnel could see a woman sitting by an upstairs window smoking and drinking a beverage but she refused to acknowledge multiple attempts at contact. Due to insufficient cause to force entry, officers left.
– Police responded to the area of Hogan’s Alley off Franklin Avenue at 12:17 a.m. Sunday where a caller reported hearing a loud bang in the alley and then saw someone walking out of the alley carrying what appeared to be a long gun. The caller said the person ran away when observed. Officers searched the area but were unable to find anyone.
– Andrew J. Rice, 30, 251 Stewart Road, Salem, was cited for open container after a patrolling officer observed him attempt to conceal an open alcoholic beverage while walking in the 200 block of South Howard Avenue at 12:46 a.m. Sunday.
– Christopher P. Jennings, 40, 12696 W. Middletown Road, Salem, was arrested for operating a vehicle intoxicated (.149), driving under suspension and possession of drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop for speed on West State Street at 1:26 a.m. Sunday. Charges are pending after officers found two white pill capsules and a small plastic baggy, both with a white powdery residue, in the vehicle.
– Police responded to fight at a Railroad Street bar at 1:53 a.m. Employees said that it was only a verbal dispute and the individuals had already parted ways.
– A patrolling officer at 2 a.m. Sunday observed two individuals in a verbal dispute outside a South Ellsworth Avenue bar. The officer found that it had been a verbal dispute inside the bar and that they had moved outside to engage in a physical altercation. The agreed to go their separate ways.
– Joseph R. Kee, 10633 Rochester Road, East Rochester, was arrested for operating a vehicle intoxicated following a traffic stop for a traffic control device violation at 2:35 a.m. Sunday.
– Police responded to the Salem Community Hospital at 4:36 a.m. Sunday for a report of a belligerent male patient who had allegedly struck staff members and a security officer before being restrained. The patient continued to scream while officers were on scene but calmed down prior to their departure.
– Cody A. Wilson, 21, 15831 W. South Range Road, Salem, was arrested for disorderly conduct after officers responded to the area of Jennings Avenue and West Second Street at 4:39 a.m. Sunday where Wilson had allegedly fled on foot from a vehicle on his way home while grossly intoxicated. He reportedly attempted to elude officers on foot, running in and out of the roadway.
– A woman reported at 2:37 p.m. Saturday a white Trail Blazer was possibly illegally parked at the corner of Green and West Lincoln streets. Police checked on the vehicle and found it was not illegally parked.
– A woman reported at 3:51 p.m. Saturday a man walking toward the Canton Bridge on West Lincoln Way appeared to be intoxicated. Police found the man who said that he was in from Indiana to visit a friend and left their house to walk to the store and when he started back he forgot where the house was located. He told police he would continue looking for the house and notify them if he still couldn’t find it.
– A man reported at 5:26 p.m. Saturday a man in a Jeep drove into a pile of snow in the Save-A-Lot parking lot and got stuck. Police spoke with the driver who said he wasn’t using good judgment and was attempting to try out the four-wheel drive on his Jeep. Baker’s Towing removed the vehicle from the snow pile.
– An East Lincoln Way woman reported at 2:27 a.m. Sunday a man and woman in the upstairs apartment were fighting and the woman came down to her apartment because the man was beating her up. Police spoke with the woman who had been upstairs and she said she and her husband had an altercation and her husband also assaulted their landlord. Police spoke with the man and found he was highly intoxicated. The woman and her landlord did not wish to press charges and the man’s friends took him to Columbiana for the night.
– An East Chestnut Street man reported at 2:10 p.m. Sunday a woman he knows threatened to kill him.
– A woman, name and address not listed, reported at 11 a.m. Friday checks were written in her name.
– Someone reported at 1:20 p.m. Friday a man was walking around Royal Birkdale Drive showing a badge and claiming to be conducting a background investigation. Police looked for the man but did not find him.
– Col-Pump reported theft of copper wires at 4:23 p.m. Friday.
– The highway patrol reported at 11 p.m. Friday a silver Cobalt northbound on state Route 164 from Adams Road was driving recklessly. Police attempted to intercept the vehicle at state Route 164 by Southern Terrace but it did not travel through.
– Someone reported at 10:36 p.m. Thursday a man about 21 or 22 years old was inside the Tic Toc store acting suspicious and was possibly intoxicated. Police remained at the store until closing time and there were no problems.
– A Kennedy Drive woman reported on station at 2:19 p.m. Friday that her husband had made verbal threats toward her son and that she wanted it documented.
– A Jefferson Avenue resident reported on station at 2:46 p.m. Friday that someone overnight had used a sharp object to scratch the side of her vehicle while it was parked in her driveway.
– Officers responded to the Salem Community Hospital parking lot at 3:58 p.m. Friday for a report of a man running through the yards south of the facility after a relative had transported him to hospital for treatment. Officers found the man and warned him that his actions could lead to charges. He agreed to return to his relative’s vehicle.
– Police responded to a domestic dispute report at an East Third Street home at 4:24 p.m. Friday where a woman reported she had been in verbal dispute with her soon-to-be ex-husband who left prior to officers’ arrival. An officer returned to the residence at 9:46 p.m. the same night where the woman once again reported being in a dispute with a man who had left prior to the officer’s arrival.
– A South Ellsworth Avenue business owner reported at 4:31 p.m. Friday that he had left a note telling a neighbor to stop parking in the business’ parking lot and that upon finding the note, the neighbor had traveled around the side of the building at a high rate of speed, stopped near some employees and threw the crumpled up note at them while yelling obscenities. Since the lot has a sign posted prohibiting non-business parking, officers told the owner to have the vehicle towed if the neighbor continues to park there and contact the department if there are any further issues with her.
– Officers responded to a domestic disturbance report at a South Union Avenue home at 8:41 p.m. Friday and found it to be verbal argument. The two individuals were advised to stop.
– Police responded to an East State Street business at 9:44 p.m. Friday where an employee turned over a small baggy containing a green leafy substance that a customer discovered lying on the floor of an aisle.
– Duane I. Barnes, 42, 1113 E. Third St., Salem, was arrested for driving under suspension, open container and possession of marijuana following a traffic stop for no headlights at 10:15 p.m. Friday.
– A Depot Road resident reported on station at 1:57 a.m. Saturday that he had been in a fight with another man at a South Broadway Avenue bar. While the man was reporting the incident, the Salem Community Hospital reported a male assault victim in the emergency room. The complainant refused to provide an official statement and left on foot to get treated at the hospital. An officer spoke with the other man at the hospital and told him to contact the department if he wished to make a statement.
– A Winona Road resident reported at 3:20 a.m. Saturday that her juvenile son had been threatened with a knife while visiting his father in the 200 block of West Wilson Street.
SALEM TOWNSHIP REPORT
– A Butcher Road resident reported at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday that someone had accessed his bank account and made an unauthorized purchase from Game Stop for over $16. He said a second attempt was made but declined by the bank.
– A man reported at 12:10 a.m. that another man was very intoxicated and had just left the Steel Trolley Diner and was getting into a white Ford Bronco.
– Shirley Dopp, East Chestnut Street, reported at 11:16 p.m. Saturday her live-in son-in-law Shawn Haines pointed his finger in her face and told her to stay away from his kids.
– A Springfield Road resident reported at 3:36 p.m. Wednesday their son was not home from school yet. The resident reported minutes later they heard from their son, and he was fine.
– Police stood by with Thompson Electric while the company repaired the malfunctioning light at state Route 14 and state Route 164 at 3:38 p.m. Wednesday.
– Joseph Huseman was arrested on a county sheriff’s warrant at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Cashland on North Main Street.
– A woman reported at 7:21 p.m. Wednesday there was a small fire near the baseball fields. Police checked and found a propane tank had been left on.
– While conducting a traffic stop on state Route 14 and County Line Road at 7:49 p.m. Wednesday police found what appeared to be marijuana in the vehicle and issued a minor misdemeanor citation to the driver.
– A North Elm Street resident reported at 9 p.m. Wednesday their upstairs neighbors were being very loud. Police spoke to the residents and told them of the complaint.
– Someone reported at 2:20 pm Thursday people were playing loud music at a Union and Middle street home.
– The Lisbon Post of the Highway Patrol reported at 4:19 p.m. Wednesday someone was driving recklessly on state Route 7 toward the city. Police waited at state Route 7 and state Route 14 to intercept the vehicle but it never passed by.
– A woman reported at 5:43 p.m. Wednesday someone took money out of her account by using a Paypal account in her name. The woman was referred to the county sheriff’s office since she lived outside the city.
– The manager of the Shale Tavern & Grill called for an officer at 8 p.m. Thursday because they wanted police present when they confronted a female employee in her 20s about stealing from the restaurant since July. After first passing it off as a mistake, the employee admitted to stealing the money and was transported to the police department, where she gave a formal statement. She was released pending charges.
– Police responded to the car/deer accident at 7:34 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of U.S. 62 and bypass when the vehicle operated by Daniel E. Shea, 2390 Oak St., Salem, was northbound on Lincoln and struck a deer attempting to cross the road. The impact caused moderate damage knocking out both headlights and had to be towed. The deer was claimed by a passing motorist and a claim slip was completed for processing.
– Police received a call from a female complainant in the 900 block of Cantebury Lane at 3:48 p.m. Thursday who advised of being harassed by a man on the phone who spoke broken English. The compliant advised that the individual stated he had a certified check for them and they would be delivering it to their residence sometime that afternoon. No one stopped at the residence but the complainant wanted it documented and was advised to contact police if they observed any suspicious activity.
– Police responded to the Circle K south at 1827 S. Lincoln Ave. at 3:17 p.m. Thursday for a man on a bike who was attempting to leave. The store manager said an employee observed him place three Little Debbie snack food cakes into his jacket, but did not exit the store. The man said he placed the items in his pocket due to texting on his phone and advised that he had intended to pay for the items. The manager didn’t wish for the person to to return to the store and a trespass notice was signed by the manager and it was explained to the man, along with the consequences if he was caught on the property again. The man said he understood and left on his bike.
– Police responded to Hawley and East 5th Street at 4:16 p.m. Thursday and to East 8th Street at 4;36 p.m. regarding people soliciting without permits. The people on East 8th Street were selling meat from a white van. They were advised of the consequences of selling without permits.
– Police responded to the 700 block of East Pershing Street at 8:39 p.m. Thursday regarding an unwanted man at the residence and found an outstanding warrant on him from Trumbull County. Brooks M. Cartwright, 1331 Garfield Road, Salem, was taken into custody and taken to the Columbiana County jail.
– Police responded to the 2200 block of Southeast Boulevard at 10:18 p.m. Thursday for a domestic situation regarding a minor altercation. The female complainant wanted male to leave for the night and he did. The complainant was advised of the options.
– Police responded to the 1100 block of East 9th Street at 11:01 a.m. Friday regarding a man at the resident whose son had a temporary restraining order on him. Police arrived and checked the residence which was secure and no one was around.
– The manager of Cigarette World, 2789 E. State St., reported at 10:11 a.m. Thursday that some money was missing for consecutive days from the cash drawer while an employee was working. She tried to contact the employee but she will not return her call. The owner of the business wanted the matter pursued. The case is under investigation.
– A woman in the 200 block of East Fourth Street reported at 7:52 p.m. Wednesday that someone stole a flash drive from her apartment after 6 p.m. on Wednesday.
She confronted several people who visited the apartment around the time the item came up missing and now she’s receiving harassing text messages from one of those persons. An officer followed up with the other people and they denied any knowledge of the missing item. One of them was told to stop making calls and sending text messages to the woman and that he’s no longer welcome in her apartment.
– Police responded to a business in the 1100 block of East State Street at 7:48 p.m. Wednesday for man on a bicycle who requested an ambulance for an unknown medical problem.
He was being transported to Salem Community Hospital and was concerned that his bicycle might be stolen if left at the business. An officer took the bicycle to the police department for temporary safekeeping.
– A caller at 5:58 p.m. Wednesday reported a young man operating a brown Dodge truck recklessly while entering the city limits, but the vehicle could not be found.
– Police responded at 5:28 p.m. Wednesday to a business in the 500 block of East State Street for a report of a distraught male in possession of a knife. The person turned over a pocket knife and spoke with officers about personal issues.
He was taken to Salem Community Hospital for evaluation and asked an officer to followup with him due to concerns for his personal safety.
-A neighbor dispute was reported at 4:40 p.m. Wednesday in the 1100 block of North Ellsworth Avenue where a man wanted to know the ordinances regarding barking dogs and noise, saying his neighbor has issues with his dogs barking and he wanted to make sure he was not violating any ordinance.
The ordinances were explained and he wanted the incident documented in case of a future incident with the neighbor.
– Police were asked Wednesday to serve an arrest warrant on Christine Tice, North Market Street, who was wanted in Harrison County. Tice was taken into custody and transferred to the county jail.
– A sheriff’s deputy asked an officer to accompany him to serve an arrest warrant at a West Chestnut Street residence at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The person was not found there.
– A clerk at Smith Oil reported someone in a white vehicle left without paying for $25 in gas at 11:19 a.m. Wednesday. The motorist returned and paid his bill.
– Shawn Haines, East Chestnut Street, called at 1:37 p.m. Wednesday wanting an officer to come to the house because he was having an argument with his girlfriend and her mother.
The parties were advised to try to get along until they are able to move out. Haines called back the next morning to say he woke up to find his girlfriend’s mother taking photographs and videos of him in his underwear.
The mother said she was doing this to document what slobs they are, but the officer told her she should have waited until he was dressed.
– Tracey Chestnut reported Wednesday a parent yelled at her daughter outside the high school, and the principal had to intervene.
The person doing the yelling was the mother of Chestnut’s daughter’s classmate, and Chestnut wanted to know if she could file charges. She was told to call back if any threats are made.
– Angel Fox called at 7:43 p.m. Wednesday to report there was a male walking down the middle of Maple Street.
– Charlene, the desk clerk at the Days Inn, called at 2:19 a.m. Thursday seeking assistance after the door closed behind her after she took out the trash, locking herself out.
– An officer on patrol at 11:53 a.m. Wednesday saw an older Jeep Cherokee with a small boy in the front seat without any safety device, with a young woman driving south on Ohio Avenue and then west on Pershing Street. Upon checking, the officer learned the registered owner only had a temporary ID and no other adult was seen in the vehicle. The vehicle also had a loud exhaust and cracked windshield. After a traffic stop on East Pershing Street near Ellsworth Avenue, the driver was identified as the registered owner and did not have a license or insurance. She told the officer her son gets out of the car seat and she’s unable to keep him in it. Victoria Cochran, 23, of 1133 Prospect St., was cited for no operator’s license and a child restraint violation.
– Marra McFarland, of the 300 block of South Ellsworth Avenue, reported at 11:51 p.m. Tuesday that she loaned her vehicle to a friend who was supposed to return it by 10 p.m., but she had not heard from the person and the vehicle had not been returned. The vehicle was entered into the law enforcement data base and she called a short time later to report the vehicle was returned.
– A gray Dodge Dakota was reported operating recklessly at 11:02 p.m. Tuesday on South Lincoln Avenue and Franklin Avenue. Police checked the area and could not find the vehicle. A call was made to the man who complained about the vehicle and he said he was walking on Franklin, just south of Ohio when the truck appeared and tried to hit him. He wanted it documented.
– A woman in the 800 block of Summit Street came to the police station at 10:13 p.m. Tuesday to report telecommunications harassment. Both parties were told not to contact each other. The situation was believed to be resolved, with the victim not wanting to file charges.
– Officers on another call in the 800 block of East State Street were approached at 5:41 p.m. Tuesday by a juvenile who said he became separated from his adult brother. An attempt was made to call the parents, but the phone was out of service. An officer gave the juvenile a ride home to North Lincoln Avenue.
– Police were called at 5:32 p.m. Tuesday to St. Paul School, in the 900 block of East State Street, for a private property crash. A vehicle was left out of gear and struck the school building, causing no damage to the building and only minor damage to the vehicle. A representative of St. Paul School inspected the area of the crash and saw no damage.
– A woman in the 200 block of Vine Avenue reported at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday that sometime in the past two days, her debit card was stolen and six transactions were made. The account has been cancelled.
– A man in the 500 block of East Fourth Street at 1:43 p.m. Tuesday questioned officers regarding noise complaints and city ordinances.
– Ronda Howard, 49, of Orchard Bend Drive, was cited for failure to yield after her westbound vehicle on Third Street attempted to turn south on Vine Avenue, colliding with an eastbound vehicle driven by William Mull III, 24, of East Euclid Avenue at 12:33 p.m. Tuesday. A passenger in the transportation service vehicle Howard was driving, Marianne Kleinknecht, 60, of Vine Avenue, was taken to Salem Community Hospital for possible injuries.
– Police were called at 11:05 a.m. Tuesday to Salem Community Hospital, 1995 E. State St., where one of the doctors had co-pay money taken from an office. The report said persons unknown entered the receptionist area and removed an unknown amount of cash from the doctor’s office inside the hospital. Procedures for handling cash in the office were being changed.
PERRY TWP. REPORT
– Police were made aware at 7 p.m. Tuesday of an active felony warrant out of California with full extradition for Jessica J. Middleton, 25, of 935 West Pidgeon Road, responded to her residence and took her into custody with no problems. She was booked into the Columbiana County jail as a fugitive from justice and will await a representative from the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office.
– Don Hayes, West Washington Street, called Tuesday to ask what can be done about Tim Crowe working on Hayes’ daughter’s vehicle after they told him not to bother because she already obtained another vehicle. Hayes said they were going to scrap the old vehicle but Crowe is holding it until he is paid. The parties were advised this was a civil matter.
– Kelly S. Ketchum, Gavers Road, Hanoverton, was stopped in traffic at the intersection of South Market and Washington streets at 7:36 a.m. Wednesday when her vehicle was struck in the rear by an SUV driven by Robert S. Duncan, State Street, Salineville. Damage was minimal.
– Someone reported at 5:29 a.m. Tuesday a pole near the park off Herbster Street was hit by a vehicle.
– A Brenda Lane resident reported at 8:53 a.m. Tuesday someone was refusing to leave her home. Police found Breanne Little had a warrant for her arrest through the county sheriff and took her in custody.
– A West Railroad Street resident reported at 1:48 p.m. Tuesday her sister stole pills and money from her.
– Someone reported at 6:23 p.m. Tuesday they could smell a strong odor of natural gas from the area of Duquesne Street. The fire department stood by until Columbia Gas was on scene.
NEW WATERFORD REPORT
– Police responded to a suspicious person report in the 3600 block of Silliman St. at 8:48 p.m.. Monday where the complainant said people were walking around the outside of the residence and then they all went inside. Upon arriving at approximately 8:52 p.m., police observed a red and silver Buick with an Ohio registration in the drive and dispatched advised as to who the owner was. A woman answered the front door and she was advised of the complaint. She advised that she is supposed to be signing a rental agreement on Tuesday and hopes to get moved in this weekend. When asked if she was aware of the situation involving a resident’s eventual release from from incarceration and return to the residence. She advised she was aware and that she hoped to travel to the county jail and talk with him about the situation.
– Police responded to the 2700 block of East State Street for an alarm activation at 7:40 a.m. Tuesday. Officers checked all perimeter doors which appeared to be secure.
– Police were called at 12:40 a.m. Tuesday to the 2200 block of East State Street for a suspicious vehicle. An officer made contact with the driver who said she was having car trouble and had help on the way.
– A domestic dispute was reported at 10:54 p.m. Monday in the 1200 block of Southeast Boulevard where a woman said her juvenile son had not been obeying house rules and had refused to go to bed, resulting in her yelling at him. No physical violence occurred. She was told to keep her voice down due to it being an apartment complex.
– A clerk at Smith Oil, 968 E. State St., reported a suspicious vehicle/person at 10:33 p.m. Monday. Officers located the vehicle and spoke with the driver who said he stopped to make some phone calls and get gas.
– A man came to the police station at 8:40 p.m. Monday in reference to an alleged assault that occurred in the 400 block of West Fourth Street. The case will be sent to the prosecutor’s officer for review.
– An officer on patrol at 8:32 p.m. Monday saw a vehicle parked on the west side of Brooklyn in the no parking zone. The owner was contacted and moved it.
– Police were called at 8:17 p.m. Monday to Salem Community Hospital, 1995 E. State St., for a suspicious person. A woman reported a man had been in the building acting strangely and was asking questions that appeared to be strange in nature. He left before police arrived.
– Police responded to the end of Bricker Farms Lane for a report of a suspicious vehicle at 7:36 p.m. Monday, finding a cable TV vehicle. Contact was made with the driver and all was in order.
– An animal problem was reported at 6:51 p.m. Monday in the 300 block of West Pershing Street. The animal in question was found and an officer spoke to the owner. The animal was found to be fine and the owner took it inside for the evening.
– A woman in the 300 block of South Union Avenue called at 3:23 p.m. Monday to report some fencing stolen from the back yard over the last few weeks. The fence was wooden in 6-foot sections and there were seven or eight sections. The property is owned by the bank and the woman said she was given until Friday to have all of her property removed. The fence belonged to the bank-owned property.
– Police responded to the 900 block of Liberty Street at 2:48 p.m. Monday and met with a man who said he was thrown out of the residence and said he had 90 days before they could do that. An officer was told his property was on the back porch and he still had things inside. The man’s grandfather, the owner of the property, said his attorney told him he could throw him out and not worry about it, that he didn’t have to let him back in. The officer explained to both parties that it was a civil matter and they needed to take it up with their attorneys. The man claimed to have just gotten out of the hospital because he almost froze to death sleeping in his car and his mother took him to the hospital. The grandfather said the hospital had a social worker talk with his grandson who refused any assistance from anyone. The man went to the back porch area and then left in his vehicle.
– A man came to the police station at 2:10 p.m. Monday and reported he had just closed on a residence in Salem in the 500 block of South Lincoln Avenue on Jan. 30 and did a final walk-through on Jan. 29 and all appeared to be fine. On Monday, he went back to have the gas and water turned on, but when he entered the residence, he found lights on that had not been on before and interior doors open that had been closed. After checking, he found that someone had removed the copper piping.
– Police were called at 1:30 p.m. Monday to the 1100 block of Oak Street and found a garage window broken out. A woman came out the front door and tried to go back inside, but an officer stopped her and then learned she was the owner/tenant. She had locked her key inside and didn’t realize it until she arrived home. She and a male were checked out and she had personal belongings inside to show proof of residence.
– Clarissa Tuttle reported at 10:35 a.m. Monday that she took her grandchild to day care on Ohio Avenue and left her vehicle in the parking lot by the front doors. She discovered an unknown person entered the vehicle and removed a computer bag containing her laptop computer from work and other items.
– A man in the 500 block of Franklin Avenue reported at 8:26 a.m. Monday that while he was out doing his paper route, he believed his ex-estranged girlfriend broke the glass out of the front door to gain entry and ransacked the interior. A small DVD player was missing. He was told the procedure for filing charges and said he had no idea where she was living.
PERRY TWP. REPORTS
– A barking dog was reported in the 1300 block of Andrew Avenue at 12:31 a.m. Monday, but could not be found.
-An officer on patrol at 8:55 p.m. Sunday saw a vehicle and a person walking away from it in the area of Blossom Lane and Depot Road with another vehicle in the area which appeared to be involved. The officer made contact with a woman and two men and learned a domestic dispute occurred outside of the township and one man was walking back to Salem with the woman attempting to speak to him from one vehicle while the woman’s spouse attempted to speak with her from another vehicle. They denied any violence occurred. All left the area.
– A caller at 8:07 p.m. Sunday asked police to check on an occupied suspicious vehicle parked in front of an apartment where the tenants were not home on Prospect Street. An officer spoke with the person, checked him for active warrants and he said that he had an argument with his girlfriend who lives in Salem Acres. He was told to leave.
– Police were asked to check the welfare of a neighbor on West Pine Lake Road at 7:14 p.m. Sunday after a resident noticed a garage door open and the interior light flashing on and off continuously. The residence was located in Goshen Township, but contact was made with the resident to make sure there was no medical emergency. The homeowner said the garage door light was malfunctioning when the automatic door opener was activated. There was no problem.
– A domestic was reported at 8:22 p.m. Sunday in the 1100 block of Prospect Street where a woman wanted a man removed from the residence. He said he had lived there three weeks, which the woman confirmed. No threats or violence occurred and the man chose to leave on his own. The woman’s windshield on her vehicle was shattered, which the man admitted to doing, but she did not want to file charges.
– A clerk at Circle K South, on South Lincoln Avenue, reported an 18-pack of beer was stolen.
– A woman from West Perry Street came to the police station at 4:35 p.m. Saturday to report her estranged spouse was harassing her and threatened to damage some property. A message was left for the man.
– Police responded to the 1100 block of Prospect Street for a report of a runaway juvenile at 10:42 a.m. Saturday. A woman reported that her 12-year-old daughter sneaked out of the house to meet a friend whose grandmother took them to Minerva. Police spoke with the grandmother by telephone and she brought the juvenile back, advising she was told the juvenile had permission to leave the house.
– Michelle Hall reported there was a semi-truck from K & K Enterprises out of Georgia that was trying to back down Green Street at 1:12 p.m. Monday. Police Chief Mike Abraham arrived and saw that the truck driver, Curtis Lee Ezell, had knocked over a fire hydrant, damaged two trees and cracked the sidewalk. Ezell, 51, was cited for driving off state routes.
– Kay Martin reported Monday afternoon her son was being treated for injuries at Salem Community Hospital after getting into a fight on the school bus. Junior/High School Principal Joe Siefke reported both students were being suspended for the rest of the week.
– An employee at the Kendall House asked an officer to speak with a resident-client who was acting up at 10:19 p.m. Monday. Sgt. John Hancock told the male it was time to go to bed and he complied.
– An ambulance was called to a home on state Route 172 at 8:24 a.m. Tuesday to provide lift assistance for a resident.
– Sarah L. Jacobs, 29, Youngstown, was cited for driving under suspension and speeding following a traffic stop on state Route 14 at midnight Monday.
– Someone reported at 10:40 a.m. Monday an ex-employee of Jet-O-Chem has still not returned company equipment after being dismissed even after having been given adequate time to do so.
– The manager at Fairfield Commons reported at 3:56 p.m. Monday a red Chevy Cavalier was parked in their lot for about two weeks and requested it be removed.
– Brian Crump, New Waterford, was eastbound on East Park Avenue at 4:59 p.m. Monday. Deborah Charnesky, Salem, was at the North Elm Street stop sign and Nelu Garoiu, Columbiana, was at the South Elm Street stop sign when Charnesky proceeded into the intersection in front of Crump and was struck by Crump, and then both vehicles struck Garoiu’s vehicle. Charnesky was cited for stop sign violation.
– A South Main Street woman reported at 5 p.m. Monday she was receiving threatening texts from her ex-husband.
– Police responded to an backup accident at Rasul’s Plaza involving a car and truck at 2:57 p.m., Jan. 4.
– On Jan. 7 at 3:37 p.m., police responded to a medical emergency in the 400 block of Union St. where an elderly female had shortness of breath.
– At 7:17 p.m., on Jan. 9, police observed an abandoned vehicle in the 500 block of W. Main St.. The vehicle was purchased three months prior and had not been moved.
– At 8:35 p.m. Jan. 15, police responded to the Marathon station and served and outstanding warrant from Columbiana County on Jeramiah Burnett.
– Ashley A. Brooks of Salem was charged with driving under suspension at 2:20 a.m. on Jan. 17 on Washingtonville Road and Main St.
– Police responded to the 100 block of Chris St. at 11:11 p.m. for an attempted suicide by overdose.
– At 4:55 p.m., Jan. 19, police charged Leandrew L. Lewis of Canton with driving under suspension at W. Main and School streets.
– Police responded to the 100 block Chris Ave. at 8:52 p.m. where the side door was kicked in on foreclosed property.
– At 10:07 p.m. Jan. 24, police responded to the 900 block of S. County Road where a juvenile was threatening to harm herself.
– Police responded to a vehicle in a ditch on state Route 14 west of Lisbon Road at 2:36 p.m., Jan. 25.
– Jamie Pastore of Washingtonville was charged with driving under a child support suspension at 6 p.m., Jan. 29.
– Police responded to the 700 block of Main St. at 7:14 p.m., Jan. 30 where the complainant advised a wallet was taken from purse at the residence.
– At 1:07 a.m., Jan 31 police charged Stephen W. Bell of Salem with driving under suspension at W. Main and Davidson streets; police also responded to a civil divorce matter over property in the 200 block of Chris St.
– A West Washington Street woman reported being threatened by her daughter at 5:47 p.m. Friday. An officer spoke with the parties, who said there would be no further problems.
– A 911 hang-up call was received from an apartment house on North Market Street at 9 p.m. Friday, and police spoke with a woman, who said her child had been playing with the phone.
– A snow plow truck on East Lincoln Way lifted up a manhole at Harrison Street at 3:52 p.m. Saturday when Daniel Kostecki drove by, striking the cover and disabling his 2004 Jeep Liberty.
– Irvin Hoover, Glasgow Road, Lisbon, was backing up to avoid semi-trailer that was turning into him at an intersection when he struck a car being driven by Diane M. Smith, Applegate Road, Lisbon. The accident occurred at 4:25 p.m. Friday at the intersection of West Washington and South Lincoln.
– A Fairfield Avenue resident reported at 12:43 a.m. Sunday their home was egged by someone driving past.
– A member of the Presbyterian Church reported at 9:30 p.m. Sunday they were going to donate a jacket that has been on their coat rack for some time but found some legal papers inside that indicated who the owner was, but the church did not know the person. Police attempted to contact the coat’s owner.
– A man reported at 2 p.m. Sunday several kids were on the ice at Arrowhead Lake and he was worried there may be thin spots. Police went to the lake but there were no kids there.
– Several people reported at 4:18 p.m. Sunday kids were driving recklessly in the Tennis Court lot at Firestone Park. Police warned the drivers and they left the park.
– Police found a convertible top in the middle of the road on state Route 14 at 11:50 a.m. Saturday and contacted the owner.
– A woman reported at 5:58 p.m. Saturday a Lisbon Street man was standing at his front door completely naked and being obnoxious.
– A North Elm Street resident reported telephone harassment at 10:14 p.m. Saturday.
– Police responded to a verbal dispute at a North Elm Street home at 10:24 p.m. Saturday. No charges were filed.
– A woman reported at 6:11 p.m. Friday a green Dodge Caravan was driving recklessly on state Route 14. Police referred the call to the Beaver Township Police Department since the vehicle was northbound on state Route 164.
– A man in the 1000 block of East Fourth Street, reported at 3:16 a.m. Monday that an unknown male entered his garage and was believed to still be inside. Officers checked the interior of the garage and found nobody inside. The suspect was reported to be wearing a dark shirt and a stocking hat. Officers checked the area, but were unable to find anybody. the same resident had also called at 2:15 a.m. for a suspicious vehicle in the neighborhood, a red Jeep. The vehicle was found in a driveway and had two males inside. The male in the passenger seat told police his girlfriend resided at the residence where they were parked and he was just being dropped off and getting ready to go inside.
– Officers were called at 11:08 p.m. Sunday to the 500 block of North Ellsworth Avenue to speak to someone about a possible missing person. Officers found that no report was needed and left without incident.
– A domestic in progress was reported at 10:22 p.m. Sunday in the 1300 block of Robin Avenue where police spoke to all parties and no one reported any violence. They did not want to cooperate and no visible injuries were observed.
– A domestic dispute was reported at 8:32 p.m. Sunday in the 1000 block of East Fourth Street where police spoke to all parties who indicated no physical violence took place. One of the involved people left to let the situation calm down.
– A woman in the 900 block of Newgarden Avenue at 4:56 p.m. Sunday reported finding a person’s birth certificate on her back porch. She brought the birth certificate to the police station where it was placed in the lost property bin. An officer planned to contact the person.
– Police were called to the 100 block of Penn Avenue for a theft report at 4:29 p.m. Sunday involving a person stealing a bearded dragon lizard and then the person’s friend returned the lizard. The owner did not want to pursue charges, but wanted the incident documented. Contact was made with the two persons and they were told they’re no longer permitted in the store.
– A woman in the 300 block of Hickory Lane called at 2:57 p.m. Sunday to report her ex-husband’s new wife came to the house and became belligerent over a lost necklace that was given to the woman’s sons. She felt threatened and wanted documentation. The new wife was contacted and claimed she was not belligerent, but claimed the woman and her mother were rude to her and told her to call the police. The report said there’s an upcoming court case over child custody with the two sons.
– A man in the 800 block of East Third Street called at 11:47 a.m. Sunday to report receiving threats by phone from a female known to him. He wanted a report filed.
GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT
– Police arrested a juvenile resident at the Sharon Lynn Group Home for assault and vandalism after officers responded to the facility at 7:22 p.m. Wednesday where she allegedly assaulted two staff members and threw a chair through a window.
– Police arrested a juvenile male for domestic violence after responding to a Sharon Lynn Drive home at 7:11 a.m. Thursday where he allegedly assaulted his aunt.
– Joseph F. Kornbau, 29, 3811 Conkle Road, Salem, was arrested for operating a vehicle intoxicated following a traffic stop for lanes of travel at 10:25 p.m. Saturday.
– Peggy J. Gregorino, 48, 6251 Garfield Road, Salem, and her son, Timothy L. Holloway, 29, same address, were arrested for domestic violence after officers responded to the home at 4:36 a.m. Saturday where they had allegedly assaulted Gregorino’s live-in boyfriend.
– Police received a call from a resident in the 3900 block of Boardman Street at 1 p.m. Monday advising that his family left about 8 a.m. and upon returning discovered that the front door had been kicked in. The complainant advised that nothing was taken however it was possible that two dogs inside the residence scared off the intruder. There were scuff marks on the door and a neighbor across the street advised that he didn’t see anything, but another household member stated that a green vehicle slowed while going by the house in the morning. There were no visible footprints in the snow.
– Police responded to the 3800 block of Grant Street at 4:50 p.m. Jan. 23 for a 911 hang-up call and spoke to the resident who said there was no problem and everything was OK. She explained that she was having a problem with her answering device and it apparently dialed 911.
– Police received a complaint from a resident in the 46000 block of Taylor Avenue at 4:54 p.m. Jan. 27 advising she received an unwanted message from her ex-husband’s ex-girlfriend. She explained that he died recently and the funeral services were held the day before. She said that during the services she heard that his ex-girlfriend was physically removed from the services but did not see it. The complainant further stated that later in the day, a friend advised her she noticed Facebook posts involving an online conversation between the complainant and the ex-girlfriend. The complainant stated that the post was a personal message that she sent to the ex-friend approximately one year ago and was only meant for her viewing. The complainant said she believes the ex-girlfriend re-posted the Facebook message now on her own Facebook page for other people to read. An office viewed the message on the complainant’s Facebook page and it appeared the message was sent from the complainant to the other woman’s Facebook account with no response from her. The complainant, however, did state that some words in the online message appear to have been added or changed. The posts did not show an account for which they were coming from or the exact date they were sent. Police asked the complainant if she had attempted to call, text, or in any way communicate with her since. She replied “no” and she was advised to contact police if the other woman attempts to contact her.
– Police responded to the 3200 block of Creek Road at 1:04 p.m. Jan. 30 where the complainant wanted to speak with an officer regarding a threatening phone call on her cell phone. The call threatened to issue her a warrant for her arrest as well as throw her in jail for six months. The caller also requested that the complainant give up all of her updated personal information. Police asked the complainant why she thought a loan company would be contacting her and she said her brother had taken out a loan in her name from CashNet USA and she believes he owes them money. He has a joint account in which he overdrew multiple times and the loan he took out was from that account. She advised that she helps her brother out with his disability checks and this is how she believes her brother got all of her information. She advised that she contacted CashNet and they said they would leave her alone and try to locate her brother to pay back the loan. A phone number for CashNet USA did not match number on her cell phone and after looking it up on the Internet it appeared the number is a scam and that they call people and threaten them in exchange for personal information. The complainant was advised to ignore the call and that it was more than likely a scam.
– Nicholas Mlinarcik, of Coffee School Road, reported at 11:09 a.m. Sunday that he lost his cell phone Saturday night at Ezio’s in downtown Salem. He called his carrier to report the loss and was told to file a police report.
– A man in the 500 block of Franklin Avenue reported at 9:30 a.m. Sunday that sometime early Sunday morning his live-in girlfriend entered the apartment and removed a red tool box and his camouflage boots.
– An officer on patrol at 1:51 a.m. Sunday saw what appeared to be a young male staggering through the parking lot of Smith Oil in the 900 block of East State Street. The officer made contact and found the male was 15 years old. He was charged with unruly and delinquency offenses and taken to the Salem Police Department for processing and later released to his father. The case will be turned over to the department’s juvenile division.
– A clerk at Smith Oil, 968 E. State St., called at 9:37 p.m. Saturday to report someone in a dark-colored SUV pumped $12 worth of fuel and left without paying.
– Police responded to the railroad crossing at South Ellsworth Avenue for a reported crossing gate malfunction at 8:01 p.m. Saturday. The gates were in an upright position, however, the red lights were flashing red with no trains in either direction. Norfolk Southern was notified of the problem.
– A woman on East Third Street came to the police station at 7:47 p.m. Saturday to report she had been assaulted by a woman she knows inside the city. An address on Pershing Street was listed on the report. Information will be sent to the prosecutor’s office for possible charges.
– Tod Mumpire, of the 600 block of East Sixth Street, reported at 7:14 p.m. Saturday that someone unknown to him took his vehicle without permission. The vehicle was entered into the law enforcement data base as a stolen vehicle.
– A caller at 7:12 p.m. Saturday reported suspicious activity in the 200 block of East Fifth Street. Officers found former tenants moving out of a house.
– Police were called at 6:30 p.m. Saturday to the area of Filbert Alley and Wilson Street for a dispute. After speaking to all involved, it was determined to be a verbal dispute between several people, with all voluntarily intoxicated. Nothing physical occurred. All were told to stay away from each other and go home.
– Sierra Graham, 16, of Canfield, was cited for reasonable control and taken by KLG Ambulance to Salem Community Hospital with non-incapacitating injuries after a one-vehicle accident at 5:15 p.m. Saturday on Ellsworth Avenue. The report said Graham’s northbound vehicle traveled off of the right side of the road and she lost control, traveling left of center and leaving the left side of the road, striking a utility pole and causing both front airbags to deploy.
– Paul Wagner IV, 28, whose last known address was Salem, was cited for driving under suspension and speeding after a traffic stop at 5:02 p.m. Saturday in the Family Dollar parking lot for a speeding offense that allegedly occurred on West State Street near Jennings Avenue.
– Police were dispatched at 3:02 p.m. Saturday to a residence in the 500 block of Franklin Avenue to check on the well-being of a resident. After a discussion with the resident, the resident decided he better go to the hospital to talk with someone about his feelings.
– Andrew Steves, of the 600 block of East Third Street, reported at 12:40 p.m. Saturday that the rear window of his wife’s vehicle was shattered by an unknown object or person while legally parked on the street in front of their residence.
– An officer on patrol at 10:32 a.m. Saturday saw someone had placed hand bills on most of the vehicles in the Giant Eagle parking lot, 2401 E. State St. The officer checked the area, but did not find anyone.
– Jessica M. Yeager, 27, 1062 Cleveland St., Salem, was cited for failure to yield from private property following a two-vehicle crash in the 900 block of East State Street at 3:48 p.m. Thursday in which she allegedly pulled from a private drive and struck a westbound vehicle driven by John C. Biddle, 29, Salem.
– An officer responded to a West Fourth Street home at 3:55 p.m. Thursday where a woman reported a family member who had been told to stay away had returned while she was at work. She said the individual had arrived with another family member but left before she returned from work.
– Officers responded to an East State Street business at 7:21 p.m. Thursday where an employee reported an unknown man had taken several items without paying. The employee provided the registration of a vehicle involved in the theft.
– Police responded to a Liberty Street home at 8:59 p.m. Thursday where a woman reported an unwanted person. Officers affirmed that the individuals had resided at the home for approximately four years and as such had to be evicted if unwilling to move out voluntarily. The complainant was advised to contact the county Sheriff’s Office civil division for further advice and to contact the department if any more issues arise.
– Police responded to a South Lincoln Avenue business at 8:35 a.m. Friday where an employee showed an Internet posting that he believed had been directed at him by a former employee. There was no name mentioned in the posting so officers advised the man to contact the police department if there are any further postings.
– A man reported at 8:38 a.m. Friday that when he arrived at a North Ellsworth Avenue building that morning he found the tumbler for the entry door on the ground and scratches upon the door, as well as tire tracks in the snow very close to the door. No entry had been gained.
– Officers were called to the county engineer’s office along with an ambulance in regard to an man in a truck possibly having a heart attack at 8:20 a.m. Thursday.
– An official with the Community Action Agency reported at 9:49 a.m. Thursday receiving a call from a man who said he was on his way to the CAA with a complaint. The man said he knew not to make any threats over the phone since he has twice been convicted of unspecified crimes. Police kept a watch on the CAA but the person did not show up.
-The police department received a call from an East Washington Street resident who said she was having a panic attack at 9:43 p.m. and needed an ambulance.
– An ambulance crew called at 5 a.m. Friday to say they were at Greentree Place, where they found a female on the ground who was initially unresponsive but was now being combative.
– The Beaver Township Police Department reported at 11:14 a.m. Thursday a woman was in the Lakefront parking lot hanging out of a car and appeared to be sick. Police spoke with the woman who advised she did not want medical attention.
– A man reported at 6 p.m. Thursday the railroad gates were up but the lights were flashing at the Youngstown and Southern crossing on Pittsburgh Street. Police notified the railroad company.
– Duke and Duchess reported at 7:52 p.m. Thursday a suspicious car was in the parking lot. Police went to the service station and found no problems.
– City police helped Perry Township police check the interior of a business in the 1700 block of Depot Road after a township officer saw an open door at 7:13 a.m. Thursday at the business. Everything checked out okay and the doors were secured.
– An officer on patrol at 12:54 a.m. Thursday in the area of North Ellsworth Avenue and Sugartree Alley was stopped by a man near the municipal lot at Ellsworth and State Street who reported an unknown vehicle struck his black 2012 Dodge Ram pickup while it was parked in the lot between 12:05 a.m. and the time of the call. There was moderate damage to the passenger front door and front fender of the pickup.
– Roxeen L. Parrish, of 156 Washington Ave.-2, was charged with domestic violence after police were called at 9:09 p.m. Wednesday to her residence for a domestic involving a verbal dispute that led to an altercation with her husband.
– Police responded to a security alarm at 8:03 p.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of East State Street, checked the exterior and found it secure.
– Police were called at 6:28 p.m. Wednesday to the 400 block of South Lundy Avenue for a possible fight occurring near Walnut Street. Officers learned from witnesses there was a possible verbal dispute, but parties involved had left and a suspect in the dispute walked to the west and reportedly punched a vehicle, but did not cause damage. Officers checked the area, but didn’t find him.
-An officer at 6:24 p.m. Wednesday saw a truck and trailer parked on Jennings Avenue in a no parking zone and made contact with the owner who said a delivery was being made and the truck would be moved in a few minutes. He was told to put on the hazard lights until the vehicle is moved.
– A security alarm was reported at 5:35 p.m. Wednesday in the 2200 block of East Pershing Street. The exterior of the building was checked and was secure.
– Joshua Knight, 23, of 428 E. School St., turned himself in at the police station at 2:55 p.m. Wednesday on a warrant for his arrest for receiving stolen property. He was turned over to the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office.
-Karen Taggart of East Liverpool was cited for failure to control after a one-vehicle accident at 2:08 a.m. Tuesday in the 1500 block of state Route 9 when her northbound vehicle 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.
Someone reported at 7:33 p.m. Wednesday someone was shoplifting at Dunkin Donuts.
– A Pennsylvania man reported at 9:25 a.m. Wednesday he mailed a deposit for a puppy several weeks ago and now the Columbiana woman selling the puppies is not returning his calls or texts.
– Someone reported at 10 a.m. Wednesday a silver F-250 was driving erratically near Heck Road. Police checked the area but did not find the vehicle.
– Police warned an Alliance woman against panhandling near the PNC Bank at 12:35 p.m. Wednesday.
– A woman reported at 3:35 p.m. Wednesday a bad check was written to her business in Poland.
– A Duquesne Street woman reported at 5:50 p.m. Wednesday a tree was down at her home and tangled in live wires.
– The Highway Patrol reported at 7 p.m. Wednesday a Macy’s delivery truck westbound on state Route 14 was all over the road.
– Police assisted the Beaver Township Police Department with a burglary on state Route 46 at 10:39 p.m. Wednesday.
– An alarm went off at Cherished Children’s on West Lincoln Way at 4:08 a.m. Thursday, and Sgt. John Hancock found the front door open. Hancock checked the building and everything appeared to be fine. Meanwhile, the key holder arrived to secure the building.
– Matthew McIntosh, 29, East Lincoln Way, was charged Thursday with petty theft for shoplifting three candy bars from Smith Oil after being caught by a clerk putting them in his coat pocket. McIntosh was charged after he allegedly admitted taking the candy bars, saying he lacked the money to pay for them.
-The fire alarm at the livestock building at the county fairgrounds went off at 10:20 p.m. Wednesday and again 19 minutes later, with the calls relayed to the fire department. They turned out to be false alarms.
– A Shining Tree Lane resident reported Tuesday someone drove through his yard and struck a landscape rock.
– A Grafton Road woman reported her daughter was nearly struck by a speeding truck that went left of center on Grafton at about 3:50 p.m. Wednesday. There have been several other complaints regarding speeding on the newly paved portion of Grafton between state Route 558 and Lodge Road. The road was paved so large vehicles could get to the drilling site on Grafton.