– Police responded to the 1200 block of Cedar Ridge Drive at 4:32 p.m. Friday for a report of an attempted suicide. Upon arrival police located a man who was transported to the hospital for evaluation. The person’s wife was found deceased in an upstairs bedroom and the matter remains under investigation by the Columbiana Coroner’s office.
– Police responded to the 400 block of Sharp Street at 4:05 p.m. Friday where the resident reported a burglary. The incident is under investigation.
– A possible shoplifting was reported in the 2800 block of E. State Street at 7:10 p.m. Friday and police stood by and cleared after no criminal activity was observed.
– A Columbia Gas employee stopped police at 7:39 p.m. Friday at S. Lundy Avenue and E. Euclid Street to advised of a vehicle operating in a reckless manner. Police checked the area but were unable to locate a vehicle matching the description given.
– Police checked for a vehicle operating in a reckless manner in Centennial Park at 7:42 p.m. Friday but were unable to locate a vehicle matching the description given.
– Kevin A. Burkholder of Campbell was charged with underage consumption at 9:21 p.m. Friday after police responded to a residence in the 1600 block of S. Lincoln Avenue to serve an outstanding warrant. He was taken to the Columbiana County jail.
– Police responded to the 200 block of Park Avenue at 9:25 p.m. Friday where the complainant advised someone was in his residence without permission. Police located a juvenile friend of the complainants who said he let himself in. He was advised of the error of his ways.
– Police responded to the Oak Street and Southeast Boulevard intersection for a report of reckless operation but were unable to locate a vehicle matching the description given.
– While on patrol in the 500 block of S. Broadway Avenue at 11:38 p.m. Friday, police observed a a man outside the tavern with an open container. Robert M. Hall, 911 Franklin Avenue, was issued a minor misdemeanor citation for an open container.
– Police responded to the 100 block of Railroad Street at 2:40 a.m. Saturday for a complaint for a sexual assault that occurred at a local bar. Information was gathered and the report is under investigation.
– Police charged Chad D. Fowler, 34115 Salem-Grange Road with physical control at 7:34 a.m. Friday after responding to the 1000 block of E. State Street and finding him sleeping at the wheel of a running vehicle that was blocking an alleyway.
– Police responded to the 1200 block of Mound Street at 319 p.m. Friday for a civil issue regarding a person who moved out and was attempting to retrieve the rest of her clothing and property.
– Police responded to the 700 block of Superior Avenue at 1:55 p.m. Friday where a complainant had found a small plastic bag with white items in it. The Drug Task Force will have to check it out.
– Police responded to the 500 block of Bricker Farm Lane at 2:04 p.m. Friday where the complainant advised of receiving threatening calls from a person who sounded like a juvenile. The complainant will contact their phone company.
– A female complainant was on station at 3:05 p.m. Friday to advise that over the past week money was removed from checking account with debit purchases on the Internet. She was given a report number.
– An officer responded to a juvenile complaint at 6:35 p.m. Tuesday in the 300 block of Columbia Street.
– An alarm drop was reported at St. Patrick Church in the 100 block of Main Street at 12:42 p.m. March 23. All was secure.
– Victor Gonzalez, 41, of 100 High St., was taken into custody at his residence at 4:17 a.m. March 23 on a warrant for domestic violence.
– Police stood by at 9:31 p.m. March 22 with Leetonia EMS in the 300 block of Honey Lane for a female having a seizure.
– Roland Hall Sr., in the 600 block of Cherry Fork Road, reported property damage at 3:04 p.m. March 20.
– Nancy Bobby, of Lisbon, reported at 5:22 p.m. March 16 that her windshield was struck by a rock while traveling down Columbia Street.
– An officer spoke with some people at 6:15 p.m. March 15 in reference to a domestic violence situation involving a juvenile.
– An officer was called at 5:15 p.m. March 15 to respond to a 911 hangup call in the 200 block of Washington Street.
– A woman in the 300 block of Somer Street spoke with an officer at 3:28 p.m. March 13 regarding credit card theft.
– An officer responded to a business on Main Street after receiving a report at 2:58 a.m. March 13 in reference to several items stolen out of an unlocked vehicle.
– A man on Bricker Farms Lane reported at 1:52 a.m. Friday that he received several annoying phone calls from an unknown person. He was told his options.
– An officer on patrol at 1:40 a.m. Friday heard someone continuously screaming “I love Barack Obama” for several minutes in the 300 block of South Ellsworth Avenue. The screaming could be heard several blocks away and a man was seen walking into the street from a residence and continuing to scream, causing a noise disturbance. He was identified and said he was intoxicated and just screaming for his love of the president. He was told to cease any further noise disturbance and to stay out of the street.
-Alpino Raneri, 32, of 961 W. Wilson St., was taken into custody at 11:20 p.m. Thursday at his residence on a warrant for failure to appear. Police had been called to the area at 11:10 p.m. for a dispute in the street, speaking with the people and seeing no signs of violence, with everyone going their separate ways.
– An officer on patrol at 10:37 p.m. Thursday saw a vehicle in the 400 block of Woodland had been egged. The owner was notified.
– Police were called to the 100 block of Washington Avenue at 10:30 p.m. for a report of people possibly breaking into vehicles. No one was found.
– Officers on patrol at 10:27 p.m. Thursday were flagged down by a person who reported a suspicious vehicle in the 2200 block of East State Street, but the vehicle was not found.
– Criminal damage was reported at 10:02 p.m. Thursday in the 400 block of South Broadway Avenue where someone broke the window of a side door of a residence. Nothing was missing.
– Loud music was reported at 8:52 p.m. Thursday in the 800 block of Jennings Avenue. A resident agreed to turn it down.
– A woman in the 400 block of Continental Drive reported possible fraud at 7:02 p.m. Thursday and said she gave out some of her personal information over the phone. She was told her options.
– People were reported riding dirt bikes in the 400 block of West Wilson Street at 6:28 p.m. Thursday, but none were found.
– Police responded to the 1000 block of North Ellsworth Avenue for a suspicious vehicle reported at 6:06 p.m. Thursday in a yard. The owner told police the vehicle jumped out of gear and drifted into the yard. He moved the vehicle and parked it behind the residence.
– An officer on patrol at 4:50 p.m. Thursday saw several trash bags in the curb lawn in the 2600 block of Bentley.
– Police were called at 4:17 p.m. Thursday to check the welfare of a resident on Merle Road, but officers were unable to make contact.
– A woman in the 1100 block of East Third Street reported at 2:35 p.m. Thursday that she wanted her estranged husband removed from the house. She said he did not live there anymore and showed up an hour before. She was unable to show proof that he did not live there. She was advised to get a protection order to keep him away from her.
– Someone reported a verbal dispute on South Main Street at 11:55 a.m. Thursday.
– Someone reported at 12:53 p.m. Thursday a vehicle was damaged at the car wash.
– A man reported at 3:59 p.m. Thursday a truck had another truck blocked in at Compco Industries and it was creating a traffic problem. Police went to the business but the vehicle was gone.
– A North Cross Street woman reported at 4:28 p.m. Thursday jewelry was taken from her home.
– A woman reported at 8:28 p.m. Thursday her mother struck her small child several times on North Elm Street and needed an officer to intervene. Police found the claim was unfounded.
– A Fairfield Avenue resident reported at 9:55 p.m. Thursday a suspicious man about wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans appeared from underneath her husband’s truck and ran toward her vehicle when she pulled into the driveway.
– A woman who works at Mary’s Pizza reported someone called at 11:40 a.m. Thursday to ask if the church on Beaver Street was empty. Police tried to call the person back, but no one answered.
– Sandy Gaston from the VFW reported Thursday the property owner next to them was tarring their roof and some of the material splattered on her SUV. Faia Makatua, the foreman for Commercial Roofing Inc., told police he had something that would remove the tar and that he would take care of it.
– A Sherman Street man reported Thursday that a woman keeps calling his cell phone and his daughter’s phone, and he wants police to speak with her to get her to stop.
– Columbiana Dodge reported at 9:27 a.m. Wednesday cars were entered over the weekend.
– A Court Street resident reported at 5:39 p.m. Wednesday a strong smell of natural gas was surrounding her home.
– Someone reported at 5:52 p.m. Wednesday a man and two women were fighting in front of the Way Station on Springfield Road.
– The owner of Chang-Tai restaurant turned in a lost wallet at 7:12 p.m. Wednesday. Police contacted the wallet’s owner and it was returned.
– A Fairfield Avenue resident reported at 10 p.m. Wednesday a man and two women he didn’t know were in his driveway and he wanted them removed.
– Police were called at 6:58 a.m. Thursday to the 400 block of Newgarden Avenue where a tractor trailer backed from a private lot and struck a utility pole just south of the railroad tracks on the east side of the road. There was no damage to the trailer.
– Police were called at 2:34 a.m. Thursday to the 500 block of South Broadway by a male who reported two separate incidents. For an alleged fight, a male said he was assaulted, but wasn’t able to provide the identity of the person who assaulted him. He was taken to Salem Community Hospital by EMT. It was also reported an intoxicated woman was causing problems with another woman in a lot. An argument allegedly began when the intoxicated woman tried to enter a vehicle thinking it belonged to her. No physical altercation occurred and all involved went their own way.
– An officer on patrol at 11:16 p.m. Wednesday at Waterworth Memorial Park off of Superior Avenue checked on a parked SUV with frosted-over windows and found two juveniles in the rear of the SUV. They were identified and warned about their actions. No evidence of alcohol or contraband was seen and they were sent on their way.
– Loud music was reported at 10:10 p.m. Wednesday in the area of East Sixth Street and School Street, but officers found none.
– Officers checked on a security alarm at 8:23 p.m. Wednesday at a business in the 2800 block of East State Street and found the exterior secure.
– A reckless vehicle was reported at 8:22 p.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of Prospect Street. The vehicle was found, the driver denied being reckless and nothing was observed by officers.
– People in an apartment in the 100 block of West Fifth Street at 8:03 p.m. Wednesday reported a male known to them was walking around outside the apartment knocking on the windows. They didn’t want him returning. Officers checked the area, but did not find him.
– A woman in the 500 block of Franklin Avenue called at 6:17 p.m. Wednesday regarding a dispute, with both persons saying it was over living conditions and the end of their relationship. They were told to stay away from each other. Police had already been to the residence three times earlier in the day after the woman reported wanting her live-in boyfriend out and then apparently locking him out and calling police to remove him. She had been told he could not be removed since he lived there.
– Christopher Jennings, of 12696 W. Middletown Road, was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant from Columbiana County at 4:55 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of East Second Street.
– An anonymous person came to the police station at 4:25 p.m. Wednesday to report possible drug activity. The information was passed on to the Columbiana County Drug Task Force.
– A suspicious person was reported in the 700 block of Highland Avenue at 3:34 p.m. Wednesday when a male was walking partway up driveways looking around. An officer determined it was a resident of the street looking for his wallet that was stolen out of his vehicle in the past few days.
– Police were called at 3:03 p.m. Wednesday to a fight in the 1000 block of East State Street, but no one was around. Two males found walking toward the rear of the location said they were not involved and did not see anything.
– No citation was issued, but one person was injured in an accident at 1:39 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of West Fifth Street and North Howard Avenue. The accident report said Shirley Strabala, 75, of Cleveland Street, was eastbound on Fifth and stopped for the stop sign at Howard and started through the intersection. Both she and her passenger, Helen Hamilton, 73, of Fourth Street, both said a vehicle driven by Arla Hull, 74, of Depot Road, may not have stopped for the stop sign and they didn’t see her until the two vehicles collided. Hull was northbound on Howard and began into the intersection at Fifth and struck the Strabala vehicle. The report said Hull was unclear what happened and didn’t see the other vehicle in time to stop. The report said Hull was considered at fault, but was not cited, with the insurance companies to handle the matter. Hamilton was taken to Salem Community Hospital for possible injuries.
– A man in the 600 block of Jennings Avenue reported at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday that he was receiving unwanted phone calls and text messages from persons known to him. An officer called the people and told them to stop.
– An alarm was reported on Pearce Circle at 8:15 a.m. Wednesday, but the residence was found secure.
– A wallet found by Walmart employees was reported at 7:47 a.m. Wednesday and brought to the police station. An attempt was being made to contact the owner.
– Police were called at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday to a Cunningham Road residence for an unruly juvenile threatening a parent and damaging property after an argument over a cell phone. The juvenile had initially fled the residence, but returned when police were there. An officer spoke with both the parent and the juvenile, advising the parent of options and the juvenile of consequences of continued actions. Both said there would be no more problems.
– Police were told of a loose dog at 3:33 p.m. Wednesday in the area of Taylor Avenue and Maryland, dragging a chain. Police checked the area but did not locate the animal. The caller had called the Columbiana County dog warden about the dog since it’s a common occurrence with that dog and owner. Police will contact the area humane officer if the dog is located.
– A resident in the 1100 block of Southridge Drive reported someone banging on windows and making loud noises around a residence. Police checked the area and found no one.
GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT
– Christopher L. Mikol, 45, 12856 Duck Creek Road, Salem, was arrested for operating a vehicle intoxicated following a traffic stop for left of center on state Route 165 near Goshen Road at 12:01 a.m. March 22.
– Chris R. Carlson, 58, 35941 Salem Grange Road, Salem, was arrested for operating a vehicle intoxicated following a traffic stop for left of center on state Route 165 near Beaver Street at 11:34 p.m. March 22.
– David James Reinauer, 23, 2505 Ridgewood Ave., Alliance, was arrested for operating a vehicle intoxicated following a traffic stop for following too close on U.S. Route 62 near Calla Road at 2:05 a.m. March 23.
– A caller at 1:13 a.m. Wednesday reported a speeding red truck in the 900 block of West Wilson Street. No vehicle matching the description was found.
– Police received a report at 12:32 a.m. Wednesday of an intoxicated juvenile walking around Centennial Park, but no one was found.
– An officer at 10:10 p.m. Tuesday saw a vehicle parked in the 800 block of East Sixth Street in an area posted for no parking and issued a ticket.
– A caller at 6:59 p.m. Tuesday reported drug paraphernalia in the form of a syringe laying on the ground in the 1300 block of East Third Street. An officer located the item and took it to the police station.
– An officer on patrol at 6:06 p.m. Tuesday saw damage to a utility pole at the intersection of South Broadway Avenue and Aetna Street. It appeared a semi trailer turning south onto Broadway struck the pole and left the area. Ohio Edison was being called to inspect the pole.
– Police were called at 6:03 p.m. Tuesday to check the well-being of a woman walking along East Pershing Street with her child. She was found and an officer affirmed she and the child were fine.
– A caller at 5:34 p.m. Tuesday reported a vehicle operating recklessly in the area of Southeast Boulevard and East Pershing Street. The vehicle was not found.
– A bicycle was reported found at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday in the retention pond at Bricker Farms Lane and taken to the police department.
– A dispute was reported at 3:55 p.m. Tuesday in the 800 block of West Pershing Street, with both people involved saying it was just an argument over personal issues. There was no sign of violence.
– A spokesman for a business in the Salem Plaza at 2350 E. State St. reported at 2:10 p.m. Tuesday that two males and a female were in the store Tuesday acting suspiciously. He said they were in the store on Saturday, also, and divided the salesperson’s attention. After they left, a drill was missing. On Tuesday, he said as soon as they found there were several employees in the store, they left. Area businesses were checked for the suspects’ vehicle, but it was not found.
– A woman in the 500 block of Franklin Street reported at 1:52 p.m. Tuesday that her estranged boyfriend was at the residence and he’s not supposed to be there. He had taken her cell phone, threw it and left before police arrived. She said she just wanted him out. The landlord gave her permission to stay, but had served the boyfriend with an eviction notice. Police could not find the boyfriend during a search of the area.
– A representative of Salem City Schools reported at 12:18 p.m. Tuesday that a suspicious call came in just after noon on the main phone line at the administration building, 1226 E. State St.
– A man in the 900 block of Highland Avenue reported at 11:53 a.m. Tuesday that he found two college-type books and an empty computer box at the back of his property. The items were taken to the police station and can be claimed by the owner with some type of proof of ownership.
– A resident on Jefferson Avenue contacted police at 11 a.m. Tuesday and reported concerns over some things that happened recently.
– Lifeline called at 10:28 a.m. Tuesday for police to check the well-being of an elderly male in the 1300 block of South Lincoln Avenue. The man said all was okay and he had already talked to a nurse.
– Linda Scott, of Guy Road, reported at 12:07 p.m. Tuesday that she parked in the Walmart parking lot on East State Street and returned to find the rear window of her van broken out.
– Anthony Cleveland, 21, of Girard, and Louis Burley, 25, of Youngstown, were each charged with minor misdemeanors for possession of marijuana after police were called for a suspicious vehicle at Monroe apartments at 10:26 a.m. Tuesday in the 2100 block of Monroe Street. A man reported a white Dodge Ram truck was parked in a parking space in the open garage area with a male inside and no one knew who he was and he had been there awhile. An officer found two males sleeping in the truck with the seats reclined back and woke them up. They said they were going to an apartment in the building facing the lot/garage in which they were parked for the spot for that apartment. The officer saw what appeared to be marijuana sitting in plain view on the center console between the two males and charged them for possession. Under a listing of property items taken from the car was marijuana and a semi-automatic Glock pistol, for which there allegedly was a conceal/carry permit, according to an officer. The vehicle was titled to a rental company in Chardon.
– Martin Roth IV, 16, of East Third Street, was cited for failure to yield after the northbound vehicle he was driving on North Union Avenue attempted to turn left onto Ninth Street, into the path of a southbound vehicle driven by Gina Powell, of Canfield, which struck the right front side of the Roth vehicle at 7:47 a.m. Tuesday.
– Police were called at 3:23 a.m. Tuesday to the 900 block of Highland Avenue where an unlocked vehicle had been entered and a red portable air tank and a wallet containing credit cards, a driver’s license, bank debit card and $30 cash were removed, along with two packs of cigarettes and miscellaneous change. The portable air tank was reported found in the 600 block of Highland by another resident near the road on Monday afternoon.
– A man in the 1000 block of East 10th Street reported at 10:39 p.m. Monday that the doors were open on a vehicle and no one was around. An officer responded and noted the vehicle appeared to have a piece of work material tied to the open back door.
– Police responded to a private property crash at 4:04 p.m. Monday at Wendy’s on East State Street where a Chevy S-10 pickup titled to a 93-year-old resident on Shady Lane struck the building, damaging two windows and the frames. No one was injured. The driver refused treatment.
– An anonymous caller at 3:56 p.m. Monday wanted to speak to an officer about a possible theft that occurred in the city. The caller was given options. An address of East Sixth Street was listed on the report.
– A traffic crash was reported at 11:52 a.m. Monday in the 2200 block of East State Street, but was not found after an officer checked the entire parking lot and waited for someone to come out of the business, which no one apparently did.
– A resident in the 1300 block of South Lincoln Avenue wanted her nephew out of the residence at 11:51 a.m. Monday and he would not leave. The nephew told police he was leaving and would find a ride to go elsewhere. About 15 minutes later, police were called again and told the nephew was back at the residence demanding money. He told police he was told he could wait outside for his ride and denied asking for money, claiming he was trying to leave money for the aunt, but it was refused. He was brought to the police station to wait for his ride.
– A woman in the 500 block of Franklin Avenue at 9:49 a.m. Monday reported a matter between her and the landlord regarding eviction and a gas shut off. She was told to contact the landlord since it was civil in nature.
– Charles Wilson, of the 600 block of East Perry St., reported at 8:17 a.m. Monday that sometime overnight, unknown people entered his property and stole four wheels and tires from an unattached garage. Tracks were observed in the snow leading to the building where the wheels and tires had been.
– No citation was issued when James McGuire, 58, of North Lincoln Avenue, reported at 7:55 a.m. Monday that he was pulling into the Salem Plaza via the access drive just west of Salem Tire when his vehicle slid and struck a large sign. There was minor damage to the sign and yard and moderate damage to his vehicle.
– A man in the 300 block of South Union Avenue, reported at 7:48 a.m. Monday that sometime overnight before 4 a.m., someone entered his garage area and removed a box containing miscellaneous items belonging to his mother-in-law. The box and the items were returned after being found to the west of the property behind a fence.
– A man reported at 5 a.m. Monday a man was going door to door in the area of Firestone Park asking to shovel driveways. Police found the man and told to wait until later in the morning.
– Someone reported at 2:24 p.m. Monday kids were throwing snowballs from a dark green Oldsmobile near the Columbiana Boiler. Police checked the area but did not see the kids.
– Bob Spaite, school athletic director and football coach, reported at 4:16 p.m. Monday he found empty 9 millimeter shell casings outside the locker room at Firestone Park. This was the second time in a week he has found the casings there.
– A North West Street resident reported receiving threats at 6:44 p.m. Monday.
– An alarm was reported at 1:18 a.m. Monday at a business in the 2800 block of East State Street. The exterior was found secure.
– Police were called at 7:02 p.m. Sunday to the 700 block of East Fifth Street for a medical emergency. A resident was taken to Salem Community Hospital for an evaluation.
– Police were called to Centennial Park for a fight reported at 4:22 p.m. Sunday when an argument between two juveniles turned physical. Information will be sent to the juvenile officer for review. Both juveniles were told to stay away from each other.
– A dispute was reported at 3:56 p.m. Sunday in the 200 block of East Fourth Street No disturbance was found, but persons involved were located on Third Street. The two men said they were only playing around.
– Andrew Graber, of Canton, was taken into custody at 3:44 p.m. Sunday in the 100 block of West State Street on an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office for failure to appear.
– Police responded to a parking lot in the 2300 block of East State Street for a well-being check at 3:34 p.m. Sunday. A man appeared to be sleeping in a light blue van parked and running in a handicapped parking spot. An officer knocked on the window and the man shut off the vehicle, rolled down the window and said he had been there waiting to go to a residence for dinner. He was told to move on.
– An alarm was reported at 10:05 a.m. Sunday at a business in the 2800 block of East State Street. The exterior was found secure.
– An officer spoke with a woman in the 300 block of East Fourth Street at 9:12 a.m. Sunday in reference to threats she received on private message on her Facebook account.
– A barking dog was reported in the 1300 block of Andrew Avenue at 10:34 p.m. Sunday, but was not found.
– An open window was reported at the ReStore on North Ellsworth Avenue at 4:54 p.m. Sunday, with the rest of the exterior checked and found secure.
– A Michigan Boulevard resident called at 10:04 a.m. Sunday to report a mailbox vandalized. Marks appeared to be left by a vehicle.
– Police investigated a report at 9:19 p.m. Saturday of excessive water running near the road in front of the 1200 block of Conser Drive and determined the water main had ruptured and was gushing out of the ground about 4 inches high. A Salem dispatcher was notified to contact the Salem Water Department personnel to repair the leak.
– Police were called at 6:26 p.m. Saturday for a report of suspicious vehicles at the Ohio Edison substation on East Pidgeon Road where a caller said one vehicle was in the driveway in front of the substation and two vehicles were behind the substation in the field near the fence and none were Ohio Edison employees. Police identified the occupant in the driveway who claimed one of the other vehicles had left and the other was stuck behind the substation. The vehicle was closer to Canterbury Lane at the rear of Pembrooke Villas and the driver reported to be looking for a loose dog and believed it was permissable to drive across the yard of Ohio Edison. Ohio Edison Corporate Security was contacted and advised they would file trespass charges if an attempt at entry to the secured area was found. The company was given information on the driver and insurance information for repair to damages of property. The driver, Jean Arnoto, of Salem, was cited for reckless operation on private property and the vehicle was winched out by Sinsley Towing.
– A man reported almost being struck by someone driving a Camaro while he was crossing West Washington Street at 9:34 p.m. Saturday. The man said he was wearing a dark jean jacket and dark gray pants, and he was told to refrain from wearing dark clothes when walking at night. He said he knew where the motorist lived and police went to the residence but the vehicle was not there.
-Kimberly Broad, who works at American Health Care on North Market Street, called for an officer at 4:32 p.m. Sunday after one of the clients threatened to strike another client with a dinner plate. The officer spoke with both parties and they said there would be no further problems.
– R&L Carriers reported at 9:40 a.m. Sunday a suspicious vehicle was in the parking lot and a door on the side of the building appeared to have been pried open.
– A woman reported at 2:20 p.m. Sunday she was attempting to make a drop at Farmer’s Bank and the item got stuck in the deposit box.
– James E. Artrup Jr., 24, Enon Valley, Pa., was cited for driving under suspension and improper/loud exhaust following a traffic stop in the Marathon parking lot on West Park Avenue at 6:31 a.m. Saturday.
– Jose G. Lopez, 40, Columbus, was cited for driving under suspension and stopping in a crosswalk following a traffic stop in the Marathon parking lot on West Park Avenue at 7:40 a.m. Saturday.
– A West Salem Street resident reported theft of money at 8:25 p.m. Saturday.
– Someone reported at 9:24 p.m. Saturday a driver westbound on state Route 14 was possibly intoxicated. Police notified the highway patrol after the vehicle left city limits.
– A North Main Street woman reported at 2:50 p.m. Friday her brother who had previously sent her threatening text messages had followed her to Dollar General.
– Someone reported at 4:40 p.m. Friday a driver eastbound on state Route 14 from Wellsville was possibly intoxicated. Police found the vehicle at Oakmont Plaza and learned the driver had just given blood and needed food to correct the problem.
– Theda S. Mudger, 83, 1394 South Lincoln Ave., Salem, was cited for failure to yield following a two-vehicle crash on East State Street at 1:48 p.m. Saturday in which she was eastbound and attempted to turn left onto Cunningham Road, allegedly pulling into the path of a westbound vehicle driven by Virginia E. Lanterman, 74, Salem. Mudger and her 86-year-old passenger were both transported to the hospital for non life-threatening injuries.
– Heather L. Beech, 35, 555 N. Lincoln Ave., Salem, was arrested at her home at 8:11 p.m. Saturday on an active warrant out the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office for failure to appear following a tip from the Ohio Investigative Unit.
– Justin O. Smith, 29, 973 W. State St., Salem, was arrested for operating a vehicle intoxicated, driving under suspension and open container following a traffic stop in the 200 block of North Howard Avenue for marked lanes at 10:23 p.m. Saturday.
– Korie R. Ball, 22, 11939 W. Middletown Road, Salem, was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia at 11:20 p.m. Saturday after an officer working security at a Railroad Street establishment found he had a metal pipe commonly used to smoke marijuana.
– An officer responded to a parking lot in the 400 block of East Pershing Street at 11:35 p.m. Saturday where a Sebring man reported someone within the past three hours that night had scratched his vehicle with an unknown object.
– Brent L. Baddley Jr., 24, 207 Hawley Ave., Salem, was arrested on an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office for failure to appear after officers observed him in the parking lot of a Railroad Street establishment at 12:06 a.m. Sunday.
– Officers arrested six teens for unruliness following a traffic stop for an equipment violation on South Howard Avenue at 2:09 a.m. Sunday. A 17-year-old Salineville boy; 17-year-old Salem girl; 15-year-old Salem girl; and 16-year-old Lisbon boy were all charged with unruliness. A 16-year-old Leetonia boy and 16-year-old Salem girl were charged with unruliness and delinquency.
– A clerk at Smith Oil reported at 12:34 p.m. Saturday there was a dispute of some kind between patrons in the parking lot with loud name-calling. Police spoke to one of the women, from East Liverpool, who said the other woman who was there had been calling her vulgar names before she left.
– An intoxicated man was reported at 1:11 a.m. Sunday, walking toward a car parked on the south side of Washington Street across from Night Court. The man reportedly fell several times while walking across the street. Police checked the area, but did not find the vehicle.
– Someone reported a person dressed in camouflage standing near state Route 154 attempting to hitchhike at 3:50 a.m. Sunday. Police found a woman at the intersection of state Route 154 and Bluff. She said she was walking from North Lima to the county jail to post bond for her friend. Police gave her a ride to the square downtown and asked her to use the sidewalks until she gets out of town.
– An East Lincoln Way woman listed told police at 2:21 p.m. Sunday she returned from a walk to find someone broke her door in with a large rock and threw food all over the house.
– Police responded to a 500 block Madison Avenue home at 9:57 a.m. Friday where a woman reported finding items possibly missing from her bathroom after a male friend and his new girlfriend had been visiting the night before.
– Officers responded to Yard Bark Pet Supplies on West State Street at 10:54 a.m. Friday where a driver had pulled into the parking lot and struck a dog house in front of the store, pushing it into the building and breaking a large window.
– Police responded to an East Fourth Street home at 2:25 p.m. Friday where a woman reported her ex live-in boyfriend had been repeatedly calling her despite being told to stop. When contacted the ex-boyfriend denied the allegation. An officer advised him not to call the complainant anymore.
– A motorist in the 400 block of South Broadway Avenue reported at 2:20 p.m. Friday seeing three male juveniles carrying bags attempting to enter a residence through a door and then a window. An officer spoke with the residents who stated that they had just returned home and had not noticed anything suspicious.
– Police responded to a 2400 block East State Street business at 6:20 p.m. Friday where the store manager requested a woman be removed. When told to leave, the woman said that a bag had been taken from in the store. She reluctantly left after officers told her they would check the surveillance video.
– A woman reported losing her wallet containing cash and personal documents at a 2800 block East State Street business at 8:32 p.m. Friday.
– Officers responded to the 400 block of Continental Drive at 10:18 p.m. Friday for a report of a possible prowler, but were unable to find anyone.
– Police responded to the 600 block of East Fifth Street at 10:52 p.m. Friday where a woman reported someone had taken her vehicle without permission.
– A West Seventh Street resident reported on station at 11:55 p.m. Friday a possible incident of child pornography that appeared on her Facebook page.
– Officers responded to the 700 block of East Third Street at 12:07 a.m. Saturday for a report of several juveniles loitering, but were unable to find anyone.
– Brandon S. Wright, 1026 E. Fourth St., Salem, was arrested on an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office after his roommate told a patrolling officer that Wright had assaulted him in the 200 block of Hawley Avenue at 12:17 a.m. Saturday.
– Susan M. Lucarell, 54, 975 Somerset Drive, Salem, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in the 2100 block of Southeast Boulevard at 12:36 a.m. Saturday in which she was southbound and allegedly lost control of her vehicle on the icy roadway, traveling off the right side of the road and striking a tree before re-entering the roadway and traveling off the left side of the road. She then re-entered the roadway and drove back off the right side. She left the scene and drove herself to the hospital for non life-threatening injuries.
– Police responded to the 200 block of East 4th Street at 12:04 a.m. Friday for an ongoing situation between a couple. The complainant again advised they were not getting along and there was no physical violence. He was advised it was not a reason to call 911 and both were advised to stay away from each other.
– Police responded to the 200 block of North Union Avenue at 12:44 a.m. Friday where the complainant advised a male relative had called her stating he was going to harm himself. He said he ingested numerous pills and was transported to the hospital.
– A complainant in the 700 block of East Pershing Street wanted her adult son removed at 1:15 a.m. Friday. She said he verbally threatened her but since he resides there, officers could not remove him and she declined to make a written statement. Police were called back a short time later and she said he was tearing the home apart. He said the damage was to his own things and he left for the evening.
– A male juvenile in the 500 block of Cherry Street refused to go to school at 7:21 a.m. Friday. An officer spoke to him but he refused and the information will be sent to the juvenile division.
– Police responded to the 600 block of Jennings Ave. at 4 p.m. Thursday where the complainant said a known man called saying he was on his way to assault him over an ongoing personal issue. The complainant was advised to contact police of the person shows up.
– Police responded to the railroad tracks at South Ellsworth Avenue at 4:55 p.m. Thursday after receiving a welfare check call but were unable to locate a vehicle matching the description given.
– Police responded to the 100 block of North Howard Avenue at 5:21 p.m. Thursday where Trevor A. Lodge, 421 Aetna St., was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia. Police were called for a suspicious person and located him walking northbound on North Howard Avenue and noticed a pipe sticking out of a pocket.
– Police responded to the 700 block of South Lundy Avenue at 9:17 p.m. Thursday where the complainant advised of receiving unwanted messages from an unknown person. The complainant was advised of the options.
– A mother in the 200 block of East 4th Street was in a verbal dispute with her adult daughter at 11:18 p.m. Thursday. There was no physical violence.
– Police responded to the East 3rd Street at North Union Avenue intersection at 11:22 p.m. Thursday after receiving an anonymous call regarding a breaking and entering but the caller would not or could not provide an address. Police checked the general area and couldn’t find any activity going on.
– Multiple overnight vehicle break-ins were reported on East Fifth Street Wednesday.
A 500 block resident reported at 8:21 a.m. someone entered her unlocked vehicle and removed a small suitcase containing school books, paperwork and medical equipment. Officers found the suitcase with the contents dumped out behind the garage at the residence. A $100 stethoscope was not accounted for. While investigating the break-in, officers discovered a bottle of medication belonging to another resident in the area who said their vehicle must have been entered overnight, as well.
A 200 block resident reported at 5:54 p.m. someone entered their vehicle and removed the car title and GPS system from the glove box.
An 800 block resident reported at 6:32 p.m. someone had entered two vehicles at the home but that nothing appeared missing.
– Police responded to the 900 block of Newgarden Avenue at 10:05 a.m. Wednesday where a resident reported someone in a vehicle with New York license plates had taken photos of her residence and then drove north.
– David G. Gaisor, 157 W. Fifth St., Salem, was arrested at his home on an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office at 6:54 p.m. Wednesday following an anonymous tip.
– Heather K. Ferguson, 1074 E. 10th St., Salem, was arrested for theft after police responded to a 2300 block East State Street business at 7:38 p.m. Wednesday where an employee reported Ferguson had concealed items in her purse and left the store without paying for them.
– Mandy K. Digman, 611 Jennings Ave. C, Salem, was arrested on an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office during an investigation into an incident reported by another resident at 11:53 p.m. Wednesday that someone he knows had been threatening to have people assault him.
– Officers responded to an East Perry Street home at 12:46 p.m. Thursday where a woman reported being harassed by a man she knows. Officers returned to the residence at 12:57 p.m. when another woman reported receiving unwanted telephone calls from someone she knows.
GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT
– Police responded to a theft from auto report in the 6000 block of Garfield Road at 1:25 p.m. March 11.
– Chelsea Toneff, 27, 355 W. Oregon Ave., Sebring, was arrested for theft at 3:59 p.m. March 12 after allegedly shoplifting several items from the Dollar General in Beloit.
– A Washingtonville Road resident reported at 3:15 p.m. March 13 that she received a call from someone claiming to be from the U.S. Marshal’s Office who stated that she would be arrested if she did not send $2,500. The number returned to California.
– Police responded to an assault reported by a juvenile in the 18000 block of West Fifth Street, Beloit, at 8:15 p.m. March 13.
– Anthony C. Steele, 20, Clermont, Fla., was arrested for underage consumption following a traffic stop at 3:30 a.m. March 16 in which he was a passenger.
– Lucas J. Dattilio, 21, 9775 W. Middletown Road, Salem, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in the 10000 block of state Route 45 at 8:45 a.m. March 16 in which he was traveling southbound and allegedly went off the west side of the roadway, striking a ditch and then a rock before flipping onto the passenger side of the vehicle.
– A Fifth Street, Beloit, resident reported at 4:15 p.m. March 16 that a Sebring juvenile had been posting things about her on Twitter.
– Larry Macklin Jr., Columbiana, was cited for driving under suspension at 2:49 a.m. Thursday on South Main Street.
– A Union Street resident reported at 8:22 a.m. Thursday someone was at their door. Police determined the individual was from Struther’s Court and attempting to serve papers to the resident.
– Someone reported at 6 p.m. Thursday a car hit a garage on West Park Avenue and a woman was outside the vehicle taking pictures. Police spoke with the woman who said her daughter was student driving and struck the garage at their home.
– Police confiscated a counterfeit $10 from Sparkle at 7:41 p.m. Thursday.
– A West Friend Street resident reported at 3:26 p.m. Wednesday someone damaged a window on their home.
– A North Main Street woman reported at 3:31 p.m. Wednesday her brother was sending her harassing text messages.
– A South Main Street man reported at 6:29 p.m. Wednesday his wife was threatening him.
– Police were asked by an ambulance crew to assist them at a home on North Market Street at 9:24 p.m. Wednesday, where a man who needed to be hospitalized was now refusing to go. An officer spoke with the man, who said he would go but he first wanted to roll his cigarettes. When told this was not possible, the man turned off the TV and lights and then finished his beer. The man then told police and the ambulance crew they were all nuts before getting into the ambulance and leaving.
– A caller in the 500 block of East Fourth Street reported at 5:38 a.m. Wednesday that two people were attempting to gain entry into vehicles in the parking lot. Officers checked the area, but did not find the suspects.
– A man came to the station at 3:21 a.m. Wednesday to report his girlfriend kicked him and her daughter out of a residence on East Fourth Street. An officer spoke to the girlfriend and told her she could not kick her daughter out since she’s a juvenile. She said she wanted the boyfriend out but not her daughter. An agreement was reached and both returned to the residence.
-Marvin Harsch, of 406 1/2 Franklin Ave., was taken into custody on a warrant out of Columbiana County for failure to appear after police were called to his residence at 3:12 a.m. Wednesday for a domestic. A woman reported a verbal dispute with her live-in boyfriend.
– A woman on Southeast Boulevard reported at 11:22 p.m. Tuesday that she was receiving unwanted phone calls and text messages from a man known to her. Her statement will be forwarded to the prosecutor’s officer for possible charges.
– An officer on patrol at 11:16 p.m. Tuesday stopped two suspicious persons behind Sparkle Market on Lundy Avenue and one gave false information and ran from the officer. Adam L. Lodge, 21, of 421 Aetna St., was subsequently charged with obstructing official business, possession of marijuana and taken into custody on an outstanding warrant for assault.
– An officer responded to the rear of a business in the 100 block of West State Street where an employee at 7:55 p.m. Tuesday reported finding a bicycle in the trash dumpster containment fence. The bicycle was taken to the police station and cross-referenced with a list of stolen bicycles. The officer found the bicycle had been reported stolen from a city residence on May 29. The owner was contacted and retrieved the bicycle.
– An officer on patrol at 7:26 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Continental Drive and Bentley saw a truck pulling a car out of the field onto the road and spoke with both drivers, learning the driver of the car pulled into an access way onto the field to check out possible locations for bike ramps and got stuck. He called a friend to pull him out. Both were told of the possible consequences if the property owner wanted to pursue it.
– Officers were called at 6:54 p.m. Tuesday to a gas station in the 1100 block of East State Street where employees reported a person might be trying to get into the stock room through a vent. Officers determined the wind was moving the vent. They were called back a second time for the vent opening and closing, but no problems were found.
– An anonymous person came to the police station at 6:20 p.m. Tuesday with a bank card left in a bank ATM by a motorist in front of him at a bank on South Ellsworth Avenue. The card was placed in lost and found.
– A barking dog was reported at 6:06 p.m. Tuesday in the 500 block of East Eighth Street. The owner was contacted and told about the barking dog ordinance.
– An anonymous caller at 6:04 p.m. Tuesday asked police to check the well-being of children at a residence in the 600 block of North Howard Avenue. An officer spoke with the mother and both kids appeared okay. Nothing suspicious was found.
– Charles Hughes, of the 600 block of East Fifth Street, reported at 5:13 p.m. Tuesday that an unknown vehicle struck the front left side of his car, causing minor damage. A ticket was issued for expired registration for his vehicle.
– Andrea McFarland, 27, of 39062 Grant St., Lisbon, was cited for driving under suspension and two counts of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop at 4:18 p.m. Tuesday on Continental Drive/Bentley.
– Police responded at 3:25 p.m. Tuesday to Salem Community Hospital where a patient alleged being harassed by a nurse. An officer spoke with the patient and determined the incident was not criminal in nature. The patient was advised of the procedure for filing a complaint with the administration of the facility where the incident occurred.
– A woman in the 400 block of East Perry Street reported at 9:33 a.m. Tuesday that five garbage bags of crushed cans were stolen from her back porch overnight or within the last few nights.
– Police responded to an activated alarm at 9:25 a.m. Tuesday in the 2000 block of Pearce Circle, but found the exterior secure.
– An audible alarm was reported at 9:04 a.m. Tuesday in the 1800 block of Pearce Circle, but the exterior was found secure. The alarm was activated inside, but no one answered the door.
– Wires were reported down in the 900 block of Prospect Street at 8:16 a.m. Tuesday. They appeared to be telephone lines and were pulled off of the road.
– A man in the 400 block of Continental Drive reported at 12:29 a.m. Tuesday that he woke up and had a small cut on his nose and was concerned because he wasn’t sure how the injury occurred. While the officer was speaking to him, a medical situation occurred and the man was taken to Salem Community Hospital by EMT.
– John A. Stoffer, 50, of 455 S. Broadway Ave., was cited for a license forfeiture suspension and seatbelt violation and charged with possession of a drug abuse instrument after a traffic stop on East Pine Lake Road at North Ellsworth Avenue at 4:41 p.m. Tuesday. The report said he was found in possession of a suspected crack pipe.
– A Hartley Road resident reported at 12:32 p.m. Tuesday that someone used his information to file for a tax return. The IRS was notified by the resident, along with his credit card companies.
– An East High Street woman reported Tuesday she believes someone entered her unlocked home between 7:30 a.m. and 3 p.m., although nothing appears to be missing. Miner found a skinny cigar on the living room floor, and she knows no one who smokes them, and she noticed a cabinet had been gone through.
– Craig A. Thorpe, 30, Columbiana, was cited for driving under suspension and improper display following a traffic stop on Pittsburgh Street at 2:47 a.m. Tuesday.
– A West Friend Street man reported at 8:31 a.m. Tuesday his home was broken into for the third time.
– Someone reported at 8:57 a.m. Tuesday a semi truck was in the middle of the square with his four ways on holding up traffic. Police checked the area but did not see the semi.
– An East Friend Street woman reported at 11:13 a.m. Tuesday someone she knows used her credit card.
– Jeff Robbins of Tru-Green was issued a soliciting permit at 1 p.m. Tuesday.
– Someone reported at 5:48 p.m. Tuesday a suspicious man on Court Street was going door to door. Police found he had a permit for doing so.
– The manager of Harmony Village reported at 7:59 p.m. Tuesday a resident made threats.
– A resident reported at 11:37 p.m. Tuesday he was being harassed by the Beaver Township Police Department.
– An audible alarm was reported at 6:57 a.m. Tuesday at a business in the 2700 block of East State Street. The exterior was found secure.
– A Sharp Avenue man reported at 10:15 p.m. Monday that he was receiving unwanted phone calls from another person. He was told his options and the other person was contacted and told to stop.
– A man in the 500 block of Walnut Street reported at 9:41 p.m. Monday that someone stole his food stamp card.
– An officer responded to a residence in the 1000 block of West Pershing Street to investigate a 911 hangup call at 9:17 p.m. Monday and discovered the resident had fallen and could not get back up. The officer remained with the person until the fire department first responders arrived for a lift assist.
– Police were called at 8:30 p.m. Monday to the 1000 block of East State Street to check for a large rock in the road. An officer located where a portion of the eastbound lane of State Street had deteriorated just east of Hawley Avenue, causing a section of concrete to break off. The broken concrete piece had already been put back in place, but the officer noted it would need future attention. A note was left for the street department.
– A panic alarm was reported from a closed business in the 800 block of West State Street at 8:02 p.m. Monday, but the exterior of the building was found secure.
– A loss prevention officer at Walmart on East State Street reported at 5 p.m. Monday that persons unknown took merchandise from the store without paying for it, shown on store surveillance.
– An officer responded to a residence in the 200 block of West 16th Street for a civil matter by a man who claimed to reside there, but it turned out he did not live there. He left after being told not to return per the property owner.
– A vehicle was reported parked in the road in the 1200 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 4:25 p.m. Monday, but officers determined it was out of the city limits. The appropriate agency was contacted.
– A large limb came down as a result of excessive ice buildup and pulled a wire low from a house in the 1500 block of East Third Street at 1:58 p.m. Monday.
– Lorraine Davis, of Lisbon, reported at 1:10 p.m. Monday that she parked her Dodge Grand Caravan on the east side of a building in the 1000 block of East State Street and found the rear window shattered.
– Police responded to Farmers National Bank in the 1800 block of East State Street after receiving a call regarding a suspicious man. The bank manager reported a man came into the bank and threw down his bank card and driver’s license on the counter and mumbled something about transferring money when the clerk took his cards. The bank card was from another bank and the license was from Ohio. The man mumbled some other things then abruptly reached over the counter without warning and grabbed his cards, causing alarm to the teller. He said something about having chest pains at some point and left, driving through the middle lane of the drive-thru two times. He did not stop, but glared into the drive-thru windows. He was described as 6 feet tall wearing a long wool coat and an odd black hat. The vehicle was described as a newer Dodge Caravan with a Texas license plate. He did not make any threats, but his actions were suspicious and odd, the report said.
– A motorist reported being passed by a someone in a vehicle with DUI plates traveling east on U.S. Route 30 near Wayne Bridge Road at 6 p.m. Monday.
– Deb Ford from McKinley Elementary called at 8:09 a.m. Tuesday to report the alarm was going off again at the Ohio Edison substation located next to the school.
– On Feb. 1 at 9:11 p.m., police responded to the 200 block of Chris Avenue for a dispute over belongings regarding a boyfriend leaving the residence.
– On Feb. 2 at 12:15 a.m., police assisted Leetonia P.D. in serving a warrant at the Eagles Clubs; at 4:37 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 was receiving threatening text messages.
– On Feb. 5 at 11:17 a.m., police responded to the 100 block of Chris Avenue for a suspicious vehicle with no contact; and at 9:38 p.m. a woman fell on the ice in the 200 block of Chris Avenue.
– Police responded to the 200 block of Chris Avenue at 9:05 a.m. Feb 6 for a report of telephone harassment in the middle of the night.
– On Feb. 9 at 4:05 p.m., police responded to the 300 block of East Main Street where the boyfriend did not want to return his girlfriend’s car.
– On Feb. 11, police responded to the 400 block of Union Street at 3:55 p.m. where a complainant advised his neighbor’s dog was doing its business in his yard.
– On Feb. 13 at 1:18 a.m., police responded to the 1000 block of West Main Street where a boyfriend took his girlfriend’s car without permission.
– On Feb. 16 at 2:10 a.m., police responded to the 100 block of Main Street in Leetonia to assist Leetonia police.
– On Feb. 17 at 2:10 p.m., police responded to the 700 block of High Street where an intoxicated person had accidentally called 911.
– At 9:10 on Feb. 19, police responded to the 400 block of East Main Street where a woman was complaining of chest pains.
– At 4:20 p.m. Feb. 20, police responded to the 200 block of Smedley Street where a person said they were not paid for work. It was a civil matter.
– At 7:07 p.m. Feb. 21, police responded to the Marathon gas station where an alarm was accidentally tripped.
– On Feb. 23 at 1:24 a.m., police responded to assist Leetonia police with a possible OVI subject on state Route 344.
– On Feb. 24 at 7:17 p.m., police responded to the 300 block of Waddle Street in Leetonia to assist Leetonia police with a domestic dispute.
– On Feb. 25 at 8:03 p.m., police responded to the 400 block of Washington Street regarding a report of a suspicious person but nothing was found.
– On Feb. 26 at 19:18 a.m., police responded to the VFW for an alarm and nothing was found; at 5:38 p.m. police responded to the Huntington Bank for an attempted B&E and found damage to the side door of the ATM building.
– On Feb. 27 at 5:43 p.m., police in the West Main Street and Davidson intersection cited Elaine Baxter of Columbiana with driving under suspension; and at 11:22 p.m. police responded to the 900 block of South County Road and arrested a juvenile for striking a parent.
– A Salem-Unity Road man reported Monday he has been getting unwanted calls and texts from the mother of his child, and she has recently been showing up unwanted at his home. Police issued the woman warnings for criminal trespass and phone harassment.
– A woman in the 1300 block of West State Street called at 3 p.m. Sunday to report an unruly 8-year-old child had run away. The child returned before police arrived and an officer spoke to the child about the unruliness, listening to parents and consequences if the actions continue.
– Christopher Miller, 35, of 9507 Freeman Road, Lisbon, was charged with felony receiving stolen property, falsification, possessing drug abuse instruments and driving under suspension after a traffic stop at 12:48 p.m. Sunday for a vehicle with a stolen license plate in the 1800 block of Cunningham Road. During a vehicle inventory, police found and seized a suspected heroin needle from inside the vehicle. Miller was transported to the Columbiana County jail pending a court appearance and the vehicle was towed.
– At the request of Massillon Police, township police responded to a residence in the 1100 block of Prospect Street to speak with a person related to a case Massillon is investigating. The person was told to contact Massillon Police.
– Anthony Weber, 22, of Lisbon, was charged with reckless operation, left of center, operating a vehicle under the influence, obstructing official business and resisting arrest after a traffic stop at 3:34 a.m. Sunday on South Lincoln Avenue near Carbon Street. The reporting officer saw the vehicle drive through the divider at South Lincoln Avenue and Snyder Road and then travel north on South Lincoln Avenue on the wrong side of the road. The driver refused to cooperate with the officer after being requested to step from the vehicle for field sobriety tests after it was determined he had been consuming alcoholic beverages. The driver possessed a valid conceal carry permit and advised there was a weapon in the vehicle. After backup units arrived, the driver was forcibly removed from the vehicle and placed under arrest for criminal charges of obstructing official business and resisting arrest. The report said the driver continued to be belligerent with officers at the station and refused to sign anything or submit to sobriety tests, with the traffic citations issued. He was taken to the Columbiana County jail pending a court appearance.
– Oliver Ryan Patrick, 33, of Wellsville, was cited for driving under suspension after a traffic stop at 2:39 a.m. Sunday for an equipment violation on South Lincoln Avenue near Circle K.
– Police were flagged down at 2:38 a.m. Sunday by a driver on South Lincoln Avenue near the Salem Golf Club after striking a deer. The vehicle had minimal damage to the front.
– Police were called at 10:05 p.m. Saturday to Highland Creek in the 1900 block of South Lincoln Avenue after a resident reported suspicious persons around a neighboring condominium. The previous resident had passed away and the resident was concerned. Officers checked the residence and found it secure with a lock box installed on the door from a realty company. The report said the company was possibly showing the condo.
– A woman called at 11:21 p.m. Friday to report a vehicle parked near her neighbor’s unattached garage in the area of Michigan and State Boulevard. The vehicle was not found and an officer spoke to the property owner who said he would call if anything was missing.
-Township police were called at 4:34 p.m. Friday by Salem Police regarding a suspicious person behind property on Merle Road around a building in a field. The building was found to be owned by the Salem City Board of Education and located in the township. An officer checked the area and saw a person matching the description given, but the person disappeared when the officer turned the vehicle around to go talk to them. Salem Police helped search the area, but the person could not be found. The building was checked and entry was possibly made. Contact was made so a school official could inventory the contents and determine if anything was missing.
– No citation was issued after John Rickman, 64, of Georgetown Road, reported at 1:55 p.m. Monday that he drove into the parking lot of the Salem News, attempted to stop at the parking space just north of the building and slid on icy pavement. The car slid up and over the parking curb and struck a sign posted in front of the parking space, bending the sign. The car was towed from the scene and may have damage underneath, the report said.
-Chester Quick, of the 300 block of North Ellsworth Avenue, reported at 11:16 a.m. Monday that sometime over the past two weeks, a person unknown entered his garage and removed a tool box with a large amount of expensive tools. He contacted police again at 11:55 a.m. to report he found the items were pawned at a pawn shop in Austintown. He did not want to pursue the matter and said he was going to get the property back.
– Pam Barrett, of the 800 block of Sharp Avenue, reported at 8 a.m. Monday that a person unknown entered two unlocked vehicles in the driveway during the night and removed miscellaneous change.
– An officer was dispatched at 7:16 a.m. Monday to the 600 block of West Wilson Street where a resident reporting arriving home and finding someone had gone through a purse and dumped it on the ground. The officer reviewed the contents and returned the items to the owner’s son at another residence up the street. Two expired licenses were kept and will be turned over to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. The son thought a bank card was missing.
– An officer was flagged down in the parking lot of Quaker Village, 201 S. Lincoln Ave., at 4:53 a.m. Monday by a cab driver who turned over a debit card left in the cab by a patron. The officer will attempt to contact the owner.
– Police responded to the 400 block of Franklin Avenue at 3:42 a.m. Monday for several suspicious people jumping over fences in the area. A witness saw them running in the alley into his yard and said they dropped two large bags of cans before climbing over the fences and fleeing. They could not be found.
– An officer on patrol at 2:53 a.m. Monday saw a white Chevy Cavalier parked illegally on Filbert Avenue. The owner corrected the problem.
– An officer on Eighth Street at 1:55 a.m. Monday saw a parked vehicle with the driver side door open and found two juveniles inside. They were both placed into custody for curfew violations and released to guardians.
– Suspicious activity was reported in a vehicle parked in front of a business in the 1100 block of East State Street at 1:15 a.m. Monday. The vehicle left before police arrived.
– An alarm was activated at 1:51 a.m. Monday in the 2800 block of East State Street, but the business was found secure.
– Police were called at 8:42 p.m. Sunday to the 1000 block of East Sixth Street for a vehicle being operated recklessly. Several people said the vehicle ran off the road and into some yards. The vehicle was located in the 900 block and the driver cited for failure to control.
– A person on West 16th Street reported at 7:59 p.m. Sunday that she was receiving unwanted phone calls from a man currently housed at the Columbiana County jail.
– An abandoned bicycle in the 400 block of West State Street was taken to the police station at 7:42 p.m. Sunday.
– Officers responded to several locations in the city at 7:13 p.m. Sunday for reports of copper wire cut from utility poles.
– An anonymous caller at 6:49 p.m. Sunday asked to speak to an officer about child discipline and when it is considered child abuse. An officer gave the information and noted that if marks on a child appear excessive, the police should be contacted.
– A caller at 6:09 p.m. Sunday reported a brown SUV with an improperly secured child traveling east on West State Street, but the vehicle could not be found.
– A barricade was found placed across the road in the 1200 block of Pershing Street without permission at 6:01 p.m. Sunday. Police moved the barricade.
– A person spoke with police at 5:16 p.m. Sunday regarding noise ordinances and an ongoing problem with excessively loud music. Zoning and options were explained.
– Brandon Huff, 18, of 284 E. Fourth St., was charged with breaking and entering after police investigated an incident at Cheap Tobacco in the 200 block of East Second Street where there was an alarm activation at 4:40 p.m. Sunday. The exterior of the business had been found secure, but witnesses said a male in a blue zip-up hoody attempted to throw a rock through the front window and fled east, then north on Broadway Avenue. An employee of Cheap Tobacco gave the first name of a possible suspect and police made the arrest.
– A woman in the 300 block of Newgarden Avenue reported at 4:12 p.m. Sunday that her adult son had not been heard from since Saturday night and she was concerned for his well-being. She called back later to say he had called and was okay.
– Jason Whitman, of the 400 block of Aetna Street, reported at 2:18 p.m. Sunday that sometime overnight, someone entered their unlocked vehicles and stole a duffle bag with speaker wires and microphones for his business, a hard drive, a dart case containing three sets of darts and some change. The value of the missing items was $300.
– A Lundy Avenue resident reported at 11:32 a.m. Sunday that her daughter’s ex-boyfriend was making threats toward her daughter’s safety and threatened to report her for selling drugs, which she denied.
– An officer on patrol at 9:36 a.m. Sunday on North Lundy Avenue and Sugartree Alley saw a person he knew putting scrap wire in the trunk of his vehicle. He was told by the person he had permission to obtain the scrap from around the dumpster area. The officer told him he would be checking with the business when it opened. The man, who had no driving privileges, also said the driver of the vehicle had gone to a store around the corner.
– A Harvey Avenue woman was crossing the street near Huntington Bank when she was struck by a man driving a car, possibly a Malibu, at 11:25 a.m. Monday. The man asked if she was OK and she said she was, but now her calf had begun to hurt. She said the man appeared to be in his 40s.
– A McDonald’s employee reported at 10:20 a.m. Sunday someone drove over their mailbox overnight.
– A Bell Avenue resident reported at 1:40 p.m. Sunday their 5-year-old son locked himself in the bathroom.
– A South Elm Street property owner reported at 1:53 p.m. Sunday a green Subaru had been parked in a rental space on the property without permission. The property owner advised police she notified Ed Geary’s Towing to remove the vehicle. The woman had also reported at 4:15 p.m. Saturday the vehicle was parked on the property without permission.
– A South Bayshore resident reported at 2:55 p.m. Sunday someone stole an SOS Security sign from their yard.
– A woman reported at 9:40 p.m. Sunday a man dressed in all black and wearing a mask was walking on North Pearl Street toward West Park Avenue. Police found the man and determined he was out jogging and there were no other problems.
– A woman reported at 1:32 p.m. Saturday someone set off a smoke bomb at the state Route 46 and state Route 14 intersection. Police check the area and found nothing.
– A Camelot Apartments resident reported receiving harassing phone messages at 9:17 p.m. Saturday.
– A woman reported at 11:51 p.m. Saturday kids were playing with a ball on South Cross Street and would not move for traffic.
– Taco Bell reported at 10:28 a.m. Friday the business received a suspicious package.
– Someone reported at 11:22 a.m. Friday a disabled vehicle was causing traffic problems at state Route 7 and state Route 14.
– Someone reported at 1:27 p.m. Friday items were illegally dumped near the rear of the tracks.
– A Fairfield School Road woman reported at 11 a.m. Thursday there were suspicious footprints in the snow around her home. Police found the footprints were near the utility meters.
– A South Main Street landlord reported at 3:20 p.m. Thursday they were threatened by a tenant.
– An Apache Lane woman reported at 4:20 p.m. Thursday she was having problems with a friend’s husband.
– A North Cross Street man reported at 6:37 p.m. Thursday someone broke into his garage and stole a TV.
– Someone reported hearing loud noise at Cashland at 11:43 p.m. Thursday and believed someone was attempting to break into cars.
– Brad Pittman, 35, whose last known address was West 16th Street, was taken into custody Sunday on a warrant for larceny.
– Charles Weyand, 37, of 152 W. Pershing St., was charged with driving under suspension (12 point suspension) and possession of marijuana after a traffic stop at 10:23 a.m. Sunday.
– A caller at 6:22 a.m. Sunday reported a black and white dog barking in front of a residence in the 800 block of Arch Street. The dog was found in the yard still barking and the owner was contacted and took the dog inside.
– Police responded to the area of East State Street near Circle K for a report at 4:43 a.m. Sunday of an intoxicated female driving a black Land Rover. An officer located the vehicle on East State Street near Burger King and followed it for several blocks, seeing no traffic violations.
– Police were called at 3:38 a.m. Sunday to the 1600 block of South Lincoln Avenue to assist a Perry Township officer on a traffic stop. A man was refusing to get out of his vehicle and resisted arrest.
– Chase Grogg, 22, of 378 S. Main St., Columbiana, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence and speeding after a traffic stop at 3:09 a.m. Sunday in the 1400 block of East Pershing Street. An officer saw the vehicle and locked on radar at 67 mph in a 25 mph zone.
– While on patrol at 2:38 a.m. Sunday, officers saw several people involved in a verbal altercation in the parking lot of Foxes Den on Railroad Street. The parties were separated and sent on their way.
– A man on Adams Avenue reported at 1:19 a.m. Sunday that an unknown person possibly was messing with his vehicle parked in the drive. Officers were unable to locate anybody.
– Heather Moore, 39, of 22970 U.S. Route 30, Minerva, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence, improper lanes and minor misdemeanors for open container and marijuana possession after a traffic stop at 12:37 a.m. Sunday in the 1800 block of East State Street. An officer on patrol saw a westbound vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed that almost hit the rear of another westbound vehicle, then was traveling in the northbound turn lane at North Madison Avenue and failed to turn, continuing west until the traffic stop.
– Police responded to the VFW Post on Arch Street at 12:33 a.m. Sunday for an alarm activation. The exterior was checked and found secure.
– A woman on South Lundy Avenue reported at 12:02 a.m. Sunday that she was receiving unwanted phone calls and texts from a female known to her. Contact was made with the female and she said the woman keeps calling her husband and she was calling to have her cease the calls. Both parties were told to stop calling each other.
– An audible alarm was reported at 11:09 p.m. Saturday in the 100 block of South Broadway Avenue at a closed business. The exterior was found secure and after a key holder responded, the interior was checked and also found secure.
– Police responded to the 800 block of Franklin Avenue at 10:31 p.m. Saturday for juveniles throwing items into the road. Nothing could be located.
– Timothy Lodge, 23, of 14780 S. Egypt Road, was taken into custody at 10:08 p.m. Saturday on a warrant for failure to appear.
– A man in the 400 block of North Lincoln Avenue reported at 9:26 p.m. Saturday that his dog was attacked by a labrador retriever and the lab was injured prior to running off. Officers were unable to find any injured dog.
– A man in the 900 block of Franklin Avenue reported at 8:58 p.m. Saturday that he was involved in a verbal confrontation with a man known to him at work. The address was listed as the 1700 block of South Lincoln Avenue. He was told his options.
– Police responded at 8:34p.m. Saturday to Continental Drive where a woman took too much of her medication. She was transported to Salem Community Hospital by KLG for an evaluation.
– Three vehicles were reported parked in a no parking zone on Penn Street at East State Street at 7:34 p.m. Saturday, with at least one vehicle extending onto State Street. Two of the vehicles were ticketed, but the third vehicle was being moved.
– Police responded at 7:07 p.m. Saturday to the 200 block of South Howard Avenue for an ambulance needed. A person was taken to the hospital for evaluation.
– A caller at 6:03 p.m. Saturday reported a vehicle being operated recklessly in the area of Maple and Franklin, with police unable to locate it.
– An anonymous person came to the police station at 5:43 p.m. Saturday to turn in drug paraphernalia. An empty syringe was found in the 1300 block of East Third Street and turned over to officers, who detroyed it.
– A woman on Summit Street called at 4:19 p.m. Saturday to speak to an officer about a situation involving a former employee. She was told her options.
– The security alarm went off at the Columbiana County Government Services Building at 2:39 p.m. Sunday. An officer checked the building and found it to secure, and the alarm company was attempting to contact someone with a key.
– Police were called to the Kendall House at 11:58 p.m. Saturday, where a resident said a chip implanted in his head allowed him to hear his former sister via the intercom system plotting to kill him. Police arrived and spoke with the man, who said he was just released from the state mental institution in Massillon and while he was there the staff implanted a computer chip in his head. In addition, he could hear his sister threatening him through the ventilation system. The man also told them he did not feel safe at the Kendall House and was feeling “homicidal” toward the staff at the moment. A second officer arrived and they went to the man’s room to listen for voices coming from the fan but did not hear any. The man said he was on his medication and wanted to go to East Liverpool City Hospital and was taken there by ambulance. The Kendall House was alerted at 1:26 a.m. that the man had been discharged from the hospital and was on his way back and they wanted the police department to be aware.
– Police were called to a domestic dispute on East Lincoln Way by Scott Bailey at 8:25 p.m. Saturday. Bailey said the dispute was with Starlyn Cianni over his daughter being at the residence. Neither party assaulted the other and were told to go to their own homes, while Bailey was told to seek legal advice to resolve the custody dispute.
-A caller reported there were three juveniles trying to break into an abandoned home on East Pine Street at 2:28 p.m. Saturday. Police arrived to find three juveniles at the back entrance and they stated the home belonged to their mother, who was inside. Susan Patterson came out of the house said the home belonged to her mother who recently died, and she was in from Texas to take care of some things.
– Maria Brown, East Chestnut Street, called Thursday to report her husband’s chain saw was stolen from his truck bed.
– Jeffrey A. Schmid, 47, of Salem, reportedly backed into a parked car belonging to Sheila A. Burson of East Palestine on West High Street at 5:25 p.m. Friday.
– Nicholas C. Guido, 27, High Street, Salineville, was charged with two counts of drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop at 7:18 p.m. Saturday. Guido reportedly admitted having a glass pipe commonly used to smoke cocaine and a hypodermic needle under the passenger seat.
– An officer was called at 3:31 p.m. Saturday to an East 10th Street property to unlock a vehicle that had an infant locked inside.
– Police were called at 12:38 p.m. Saturday to the 300 block of West Pershing Street after a man reported hearing banging coming from the back area. Nothing was found and the exterior of the residence appeared secure.
– A clerk at an East State Street gas station reported at 11:39 a.m. Saturday that a customer driving a gold Chrysler left without paying for gas and was westbound on State near Broadway. The vehicle was found, but the driver said he paid and did not know there was a problem. He agreed to go back to the station to straighten it out.
– The owner of a business in the 100 block of North Ellsworth Avenue called at 11:30 a.m. Saturday to request removal of a man from the property. The man told police he was told by an officer on another shift that it would be okay to serve papers to an employee. The business owner did not want him giving anything to his employees that could disrupt the business. The papers had already been served. The man was told he could come there to eat, but not to serve anymore papers.
– Kari Stahl, 21, of 409 S. Union Ave., was charged with domestic violence after police were called to her residence at 4:32 a.m. Saturday for a domestic dispute. A man found outside reported she kicked him and punched him.
– Police conducted a traffic stop on East Pershing Street at South Broadway Avenue after noticing a suspicious vehicle at 4:05 a.m. Saturday circling the area of South Lundy Avenue. The driver was awaiting a friend in the area, but they never arrived.
– A 16-year-old girl was charged with an unruly offense after a traffic stop at 3:38 a.m. Saturday in the area of Sharp Avenue and West State Street.
– Police confiscated the license plates from a Ford Explorer after responding to a parking complaint at 1:21 a.m. Saturday on East Fourth Street where a caller said the vehicle was blocking a drive. It appeared vehicles could pass if necessary. The plates were seized at the direction of the Bureau of Motor Vehicles.
– An attempted suicide was reported on Arch Street at 10:45 p.m. Friday. Police searched the area for the person who had left before officers arrived, then returned home. He voluntarily was transported to Salem Community Hospital.
– A verbal dispute between a male and female was reported at the intersection of Franklin Avenue and Whinnery Road at 10:21 p.m. Friday. No one was around.
– Timothy Greenisen, 51, of San Antonio, Texas, was cited for failure to yield after the northbound vehicle he was driving on South Madison stopped for a stop sign at the intersection with Pershing Street and proceeded through the intersection, striking a vehicle driven by Michaele Thorne, 23, of Washingtonville, who was eastbound on Pershing Street. No injuries were reported.
– A black Ford Mustang was reported traveling recklessly in the 1800 block of East State Street at 9:17 p.m. Friday, but was not found.
– A dog at large was reported in the 200 block of South Ellsworth Avenue at 9:03 p.m. Friday, but officers were unable to catch it. It was last seen on West Pershing Street.
– An anonymous woman came to the police station at 8:01 p.m. Friday to report a domestic violence situation that occurred on Thursday on East Third Street. A statement will be forwarded to the prosecutor’s office for review.
– Police were called at 7:42 p.m. Friday to the 600 block of North Lincoln Avenue for an unknown problem and spoke to a female juvenile. She was given a ride to her residence on East Fourth Street.
– An anonymous person came to the police station at 7:02 p.m. Friday to speak to an officer about thefts occurring in the city. She was told her options.
– An alarm was reported at 5:44 p.m. Friday in the 200 block of East State Street. The business appeared secure.
– Police were called at 4:56 p.m. Friday to the 1200 block of Cedar Ridge Drive for a patient being uncooperative with an ambulance crew. The man agreed to seek treatment. Police also responded to Salem Community Hospital to help get the man inside.
– Police responded to the 2200 block of East State Street at 4:26 p.m. Friday to speak to an Alliance man who reported someone threatened him over a money issue. He was told his options.
– A bank debit card was left in the police department’s lock box in the front lobby at 4:04 p.m. Friday. No name was on the card which will be kept at the department until an owner can be located.
– A woman reported at 3:25 p.m. Friday that she had parked in the lot by the old Zimmerman Auto/Current Electric building and almost stepped in a large quantity of dog feces in the island area by the back garage door when she left her vehicle. The city has an ordinance related to removal of dog feces.
– A Salineville woman reported at 2:20 p.m. Friday that her vehicle was damaged while parked in Salem, with marks made in the paint on top of the trunk lid and deep gouges where metal was showing.
– Canton Police requested at 10 a.m. Friday that an officer check the Walmart parking lot for a tan Oldsmobile Alero with heavy damage to the left side and rear. An officer located the car and Canton Police sent two detectives to secure the vehicle and tow it.
– Marsha Lindfried, East High Street, reported her daughter heard her door open and close at 12:45 a.m. Friday, and the dog began barking so much it awakened the baby. Lindfried called at 1:05 a.m. to say she had been driving around looking for anyone, and police also searched the area and did not find anyone about.
-Rachel Jordan, East Lincoln Way, reported at 5 a.m. Friday her boyfriend was preparing to leave for work when he found the neighbor’s vehicle blocking the garage door. The boyfriend asked the neighbor to move the vehicle, and Jordan said she has been receiving texts from the neighbor threatening to knock down her fence. The neighbor, Amanda Wilson, called at 5:04 a.m. to say the fence had been erected without a permit and is on her property. Wilson said Jordan also has a vehicle parked on her property and she does not make a big deal out of it. Wilson was advised this was a civil matter and to speak with her landlord.
– A woman called about a man hitchhiking at the intersection of North Market Street and Saltwell Road at 7:24 a.m. Friday, and she was concerned he was going to be struck by a vehicle.
-A clerk at Smith Oil reported Friday having a problem with a CARTS driver who obtained gas using a card they do not honor. The clerk said the driver was refusing to pay for the gas, so police arrived in an attempt to get the parties to work something out.
-Police went to a home on East Chestnut Street at 7:24 p.m. Friday to check on the resident, and he assured the officers she was fine and just wanted her friend to return.
– Officers responded to a North Lincoln Avenue home at 4:10 p.m. Thursday for a domestic disturbance report and found it to be a verbal argument between a man and woman. The woman was transported to the Salem Community Hospital for evaluation.
– A North Ellsworth Avenue man reported at 4:19 p.m. Thursday that a man he knows had been harassing him at his place of employment regarding a civil issue.
– Officers responded to the 2700 block of East State Street at 5:56 p.m. Thursday where a caller reported someone had taken a vehicle from the lot without permission.
– Police arrested a 16-year-old boy for theft after responding to a 2800 block East State Street business at 6:29 p.m. Thursday where he allegedly attempted to shoplift items.
– An East State Street resident reported at 7:35 p.m. Thursday receiving unwanted telephone calls from someone she knows.
– Officers responded to the 500 block of East Fourth Street at 11:59 p.m. Thursday for a report of a suspicious vehicle being used in a possible drug deal. Officers found the vehicle unoccupied but could not locate the driver.
– Officers responded to the area of Allen Road and Pennsylvania Avenue at 12:12 a.m. Friday for a report of a vehicle fire. Upon arrival the officers found a truck with the hood open and flames coming from the engine compartment. An officer used the fire extinguisher from the cruiser to contain the fire until the fire department arrived at 12:14 a.m. to put the fire out with tank water. The vehicle was towed from the scene.
– Police responded to a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Route 62 near state Route 45 at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday and found that Susan Lynn Bartholomew, 56, Salem, was southbound and allegedly failed to stop for slowing traffic, striking the rear of a vehicle driven by Kathleen M. Kelly, 57, Canton. No injuries were reported and no citation was issued.
– James D. Bevins II, 44, 308 S. 15th St., Sebring, was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash on South Lincoln Avenue at 5:08 p.m. Wednesday in which she was northbound at East Pidgeon Road and allegedly failed to stop for traffic, striking the rear of a vehicle driven by Sandra D. Price, 54, Salem. No injuries were reported.
– A Jones Drive resident reported at 5:08 p.m. Wednesday that someone had called requesting money via a credit card over the phone. An officer contacted the caller based in New York and advised the calls needed to stop.
– An officer responded to a Plymouth Place home at 6:10 a.m. Thursday to assist a resident who had fallen while using his walker.
– An officer responded to the 1800 block of Countryside Drive at 10:04 a.m. Thursday in reference to keys accidentally locked inside a vehicle with a 2-year-old child in a car seat.
– A clerk at a store in the 200 block of East Second Street reported at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday that a male took a rolling machine without paying for it on March 4.
– A caller at 11:57 a.m. Wednesday reported a U-Haul truck blocking Monroe Street so traffic could not move through. The truck was moved to allow traffic flow.
– Officers saw a local resident pushing a Sparkle grocery cart in the 600 block of East Pershing Street at 10:19 a.m. Wednesday and verified with the store that the cart was not loaned out and needed retrieved. The resident was told to return the cart or face charges.
– A man in the 400 block of Continental Drive reported at 7:09 a.m. Wednesday that someone entered his apartment and removed three silver towels, the screw caps off of the toilet and the tub mat. He also said the heating elements on the stove had been switched.
– An anonymous caller at 8:24 p.m. Tuesday reported a suspicious man entered an apartment complex on South Lincoln Avenue and was loitering inside for about five minutes, asked some questions about vacant apartments and left.
– A suspicious person was reported at 7:14 p.m. Tuesday in a maroon Buick in a parking lot in the 2100 block of East State Street. An officer approached the person and learned he was waiting for his wife to pick up a prescription.
– Police were called at 7:01 p.m. Tuesday to the 1100 block of East Third Street for small children on the roof of a porch. No one was found. Contact was attempted with the caller, who was described as a young male. An officer responded to the residence and learned the homeowner’s 7-year-old son had contacted 911 several times. The boy was advised of the proper use of 911 and the consequences of its abuse.
– A domestic was reported at 6:22 p.m. Tuesday in the 2100 block of Southeast Boulevard where a man said there was no problem, just his sister having psychological issues. She was taken to Salem Community Hospital by EMT Ambulance. Fire department first responders had also gone to the scene.
– Tarel A. Barnette, 27, of 820 Summit St., was taken into custody at 6:20 p.m. Tuesday at his home for an active warrant out of Columbiana County for failure to appear.
– An officer was called at 5:20 p.m. Tuesday to the 300 block of Ohio Avenue for a parking complaint, but the operator took care of the problem.
– Carla Blocksom, East Lincoln Way, reported her white American Eskimo dog named Lady was missing at 2:54 a.m. Wednesday. Police checked the area along with the Blocksom family and located Lady on East Washington Street.
– The sheriff’s office relayed a call at 6:26 p.m. Tuesday that there was a lawnmower in the middle at the bottom of Canton Hill on West Lincoln Way. The lawnmower was already moved off the road by the time police arrived.
– A sheriff’s deputy on his way through town noticed a car alarm was going off at the Elkton Auto Corral at 7 p.m. Tuesday, and a police officer called at 8:28 p.m. to say the alarm was going off again. Nearby residents said it had been doing this since 6 p.m., and the owner was contacted and he took care of the problem.
– Someone reported at 2:17 p.m. Tuesday someone littered at the Way Station.
– Someone reported at 7:46 p.m. Tuesday a strong smell of natural gas was in the area of South Main Street.
– Billie Presley, Mahoning Avenue, Alliance, reported at 11:42 a.m. Tuesday she and her boyfriend argued and he was yelling at her wanting her to move out. He left before deputies arrived.
– Heather Cave, Veterans Boulevard, New Cumberland, W.Va., reported at 3:33 p.m. Monday her boyfriend was driving recklessly and would not let her out of the vehicle. They had reportedly been arguing while en route from New Cumberland to pick up her child in East Liverpool. Instead of turning toward the East End, the boyfriend reportedly went north up state Route 11 and refused to stop and let her out. He reportedly threw her phone into the back of his SUV and she had climbed into the cargo area to dial 911. While she was on the phone he exited Route 11 and pulled into the Trailer America lot at the West Point exit. Deputies gave Cave a ride to East Liverpool. She signed a refusal to prosecute form. The boyfriend told deputies he was just driving to try to get her to calm down and when she called 911 he exited the highway and waited for deputies. He did not want to drop her at the side of the roadway.
– Debbie Heiney, Seventh Street, Wellsville, reported at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday her grandson was being bullied by other children at the Sunrise Mobile Home park near Wellsville. In a related report, at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Deborah Heiney, James Drive, Wellsville, also reported her 6-year-old son was pushed against a telephone pole by another boy. Deputies spoke to the other boy’s father, who claimed Heiney’s son is always causing problems with the other children on the bus and at the bus stop. Deborah Heiney is Debbie Heiney’s mother.
– Joyce Patrone, Morris Road, Lisbon, reported at 2:05 p.m. Monday she and the man she lives with got into an argument four or five days ago. She left to stay with a sick friend and let things cool down. He changed the locks while she was gone. Deputies explained if she did not move her things out, she has a right to be in the home.
– A fire at a trailer on Hilltop Drive, Lisbon, was reported by the Hanover Township fire chief as a possible case of arson at 6:57 a.m. Monday. The trailer had no electric and no flammable liquids. There were burn marks from the grass outside the trailer leading up the stairs to the trailer door. The owner, Joe Smitha, reported he was asleep and woke up to find his trailer on fire. The matter is under investigation.
– Cassie Dempsey, Gromley Road, Salem, reported at 2:16 p.m. Monday someone she knows pointed a handgun in her general direction at about 7 p.m. Friday. The man did not make any verbal threats and she did not know his intentions. She only wanted a report on file.
GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT
– A 7600 block West South Range Road resident reported at 6 a.m. March 4 that a window air conditioning unit at the home had been damaged.
– A West South Range Road resident reported a misuse of a credit card at 3 p.m. March 4.
– Candi M. Traynor, 38, 9888 Stratton Road, Salem, was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash in Beloit at 7:49 a.m. March 5 in which she was southbound in the 14000 block of South Main Street and allegedly failed to slow for traffic, striking the rear of a vehicle driven by Adam Buehler, 44, Berlin Center. No injuries were reported.
– A Calla Road resident reported a possible scam at 5:26 p.m. March 5 in which he had received multiple calls stating that he had won a prize and was requested to send money.
– Police responded to a theft report in the 16000 block of Salem-Alliance Road at 2:50 p.m. Friday.
– Police responded to an assault report at the Sharon Lynn Group Home at 4:21 p.m. Saturday.
– A clerk at the Circle K reported at 7:47 Sunday a motorist who prepaid for their gas drove away with the fuel hose still attached, ripping the hose from the gas pump.
– A resident called at 11:11 a.m. Monday to say something just set off the alarm at the Ohio Edison substation on Pritchard Avenue.
– A resident reported at 7:24 a.m. Monday her neighbor’s vehicle was parked partially on the road at the corner of North Jefferson and Pine and the door to the vehicle was open.
– Police found two boys inside the cemetery at 1:53 a.m. Sunday and took them to their parents on Ray Avenue.
– A man reported at 3:19 a.m. Sunday water was coming out of the ground at North Pearl and Cross Court. City crews were notified and made the proper repairs.
– A man reported at 3:35 a.m. Sunday a “jacked up” older red Ford truck was possibly doing a burn out in the area of South Main and Railroad streets and was driving around the neighborhood with no lights. Police found the truck on Union Street and the driver, Jonathan R. Cook, 26, Columbiana, was cited for fictitious registration.
– A Fairfield Avenue woman reported at 8:58 a.m. Sunday her husband hit her while they were arguing. No charges were filed.
– Police recovered a pellet gun at the rail road camp on Lisbon Street at 10:46 a.m. Sunday.
– A man reported at 4:42 p.m. Sunday cars were speeding in the area of Herbster and Firestone Park. Police checked the area and found no one speeding.
– A man reported at 6:47 p.m. Sunday his juvenile daughter left with a boy and he requested police check the West Woodland Avenue home to see if she was there.
– A Columbiana man reported at 3:52 p.m. Saturday he lost his credit card Friday at Duke and Duchess and someone has been using it.
– Someone reported at 5:46 p.m. Friday a strong smell of gas was coming from somewhere on Fairfield Avenue between Woodland and city limits. Columbia Gas was notified.
– A Dunkin Donuts employee reported at 12:11 a.m. Friday a suspicious vehicle was in the parking lot facing the drive-through. Police found Alex Conkle of New Waterford was there speaking with a Valero employee.
– Gina Christy, Columbiana, was sitting stationary eastbound on state Route 14 at 8:46 a.m. Friday and waiting to turn onto County Line Road when she was rear-ended by Randy Famiglietti, Pittsburgh. Famiglietti was cited for assured clear distance.
– The county sheriff’s office requested at 10:24 a.m. Friday officer serve a warrant on Jason Sorrentino, who was at Col-Pump working.
– Someone reported at 2:57 p.m. Friday people are parking in the fire lanes at Joshua Dixon Elementary and not moving. Police spoke with the school principal and the vehicles were moved.
– A Compco employee requested at 3:36 p.m. Friday police stand by while an employee was terminated from the business. At 4:30 p.m. Friday the company reported theft of a hard drive. The item was reported to be returned on Monday.
– A woman, address not listed, reported at 10:35 p.m. Thursday a woman she knows left a dog with her and she turned the dog over to a kennel and the dog’s owner never came to pick the dog up and the caller was concerned she would be stuck paying for the kennel bill.
– Charges were filed to the following for failure to pay city income tax: Todd Horlick, Youngstown, Patricia Cleburn, Columbiana, Ryan and Laura Kyle, Columbiana, Robert and Kerri White, Columbiana.
– An unlicensed vehicle was reported in the street at 1:34 p.m. Monday in the 100 block of East Fifth Street where an officer learned a resident had pushed it out of his drive so he could work on another vehicle. He was told he could not leave it in the street and would have to find another place for it.
– Jane Johnson, of Gromley Road, Salem, was cited for failure to yield after her westbound vehicle on Southeast Boulevard stopped for the stop sign at Franklin Avenue then pulled out and was struck by a southbound vehicle on Franklin driven by Jessica Gorby, of Honey Lane, Leetonia, at 12:28 p.m. Monday. No injuries were reported.
– Police were called to the 1300 block of Fairview Avenue at 12:14 p.m. Monday by a resident who wanted to speak to an officer and found that persons unknown had removed copper lines from the utility poles between 1350 and 1360 Fairview, along with 1262 and 1268 Fairview, then over at 1931 Merle Road. The report said there may be more, but it was unknown at the time. Ohio Edison was notified.
– A resident on Vine Avenue had questions at 11:52 a.m. Monday regarding his property and an unwanted relative.
– A reckless operator was reported at 10:11 a.m. Monday on East State Street coming from the east side of the city. An officer was flagged down by the caller at Papa John’s and directed to where the vehicle went on State Street. The driver was contacted and said he would be more careful next time.
– Police were called to a disturbance at 9:12 a.m. Monday in the 300 block of West Fourth Street and talked to both parties who gave different stories on the details. Both were injured, with the female taken to Salem Community Hospital by EMT and the male refusing treatment. The report will be reviewed by the prosecutor’s office.
– A man in the 600 block of Sharp Avenue reported at 1:14 a.m. Monday that $3,750 in cash was stolen from his residence.
– Police were called to the 400 block of Aetna Street at 11:40 p.m. Sunday for a dispute. Officers spoke to all involved and told them to cease their actions. Police had been called there previously at 10:16 p.m. for the same situation.
– Officers on patrol at 11:35 p.m. Sunday heard an audible alarm from a business in the 600 block of South Ellsworth Avenue and advised a guard at the business.
– An officer at 10:57 p.m. Sunday located several trash containers that had been pushed into the road along the north side of the 600 block of East Fourth Street, causing some contents to spill onto the street. The containers and debris were moved from the street back onto the curb lawn.
– An officer on patrol at 9:41 p.m. Sunday noticed damage to property and trash containers overturned in Centennial Park. The Salem Fire Department responded and took the damaged property to the police station.
– A clerk at Smith Oil reported at 9:12 p.m. Sunday that a suspicious person was loitering around the gas station. The person left before police arrived and officers could not find the person after searching the area.
-An officer on patrol at 9:10 p.m. Sunday located a vehicle parked two feet from the curb on East Sixth Street causing a potential traffic hazard. The owner was found and moved the vehicle closer to the curb.
– A reckless vehicle was reported at 6:32 p.m. Sunday in Centennial Park, but was not found.
– A vehicle was reported illegally parked on Sharp Avenue at 6:20 p.m. Sunday, but was not found.
– A man came to the police station at 5:54 p.m. Sunday to speak with an officer about a custody situation. He was told his options.
– Debris was reported in the road on East Fourth Street at 5:29 p.m. Sunday, but was not found.
– A fight was reported at 4:30 p.m. Sunday in the 1100 block of East State Street, but no disturbance was found.
– Police responded to the 600 block of Cherry Street for an alleged ATV in the road at 4 p.m. Sunday, but no ATV was seen.
– A woman who had been at the East State Street Plaza car wash called at 3:29 p.m. Sunday concerning a man who was taking pictures of her and others washing their vehicles at the car wash. He left and she felt uncomfortable about the incident.
– A woman in the 500 block of Franklin Street reported at 3:14 p.m. Sunday that her boyfriend who had been residing there since he was homeless had gone off over a phone number he wanted and was throwing items. When she asked him to leave, he refused. The landlord gave her an eviction notice that the boyfriend was not allowed there and the boyfriend left before police arrived.
– A silver car was reported operating recklessly at 2:41 p.m. Sunday on state Route 45 just south of the city and into the city on South Lincoln Avenue. The vehicle could not be found.
– A woman in the 400 block of Sharp Avenue called at 3:05 p.m. Sunday to report a window broken out of her kitchen. The storm window was broken out and the frame bent and the curtain pulled down. Nothing appeared missing. A report was requested for the landlord.
– A man in the 200 block of West Wilson Street reported at 3:04 p.m. Sunday that neighbor children were throwing rocks into the pine trees and a rock struck his 11-year-old stepson in the back of the head. A male from next door came out and they thought there might be a problem, but it turned out all was fine. The other children left before police arrived.
– A clerk at Smith Oil, 968 E. State St., reported at 1:53 p.m. Sunday that a tall man with a hat driving a black Chevy Blazer with a sticker in the back passenger window left without paying for $50 worth of gasoline. The vehicle left at a high rate of speed north on Rose Avenue. Officers checked the area, but did not find the vehicle.
– An officer spoke with a person from East Sixth Street at 1:32 p.m. Sunday regarding landlord/tenant issues.
– An officer at 11:08 a.m. Sunday saw a domestic dispute between a man and a woman walking in the 800 block of East State Street. The woman stopped and the pair had split up. She told the officer it was a verbal dispute.
– An officer spoke with an asset protection officer at Walmart at 10:49 a.m. Sunday about some items found in the trash at Walmart.
– Police were called regarding a large amount of trash on a curb at 9:06 a.m. Sunday and the people responsible were contacted to clean up the mess. The trash service was coming Monday.
– An officer on patrol at 8:49 a.m. Sunday was advised by a concerned citizen about a person sleeping in a vehicle on Pershing Street. The vehicle was running and a jack was seen under the rear axle and a man was found sleeping inside. He was the owner and was waiting for his father to pick him up because the vehicle broke down.
– Personnel at Salem Community Hospital called at 8:25 a.m. Sunday to report an intoxicated driver left the hospital traveling west on Pershing Street. The vehicle could not be found.
– Police were requested at 7:12 p.m. Sunday to check north of Painter Road and east of Egypt road for an unoccupied watercraft on one of the lakes in the area of the Middle Fork of Little Beaver Creek, called in by a passerby. An officer found a canoe floating in a lake, but did not see anyone around or any vehicles in the area. Goshen Township Police were asked to assist by attempting to contact the property owner who resides in Mahoning County and any Mahoning County residents to see if anyone was supposed to be on the lake or if anyone was reported missing. No reports were made. The lake is half in Columbiana County and half in Mahoning County.
– A woman of the 1300 block of West State Street reported at 5:44 p.m. Sunday that there was a domestic dispute between family members after a birthday party for one of her grandchildren, with the argument over custody of the grandchild. The grandparent has custody per court order and the parent wanted to take the child, which was denied by the grandparent. The parent left after making threats toward the grandparent, who wanted the incident documented.
– A woman spoke with an officer at the station at 11:34 a.m. Sunday regarding a theft of property by former tenants of a Benton Road residence. A list of property taken was provided to police.
– A woman in the 1100 block of Prospect Street reported at 8:51 p.m. Saturday that her juvenile child went to the library Friday afternoon and then went to East Liverpool with friends instead of coming home, and stayed there overnight. She wanted to report the child as unruly after refusing to listen to the parent to come home. The juvenile’s probation officer will be contacted.
– A suspicious vehicle was reported at 8:04 p.m. Saturday driving off of the parking lot at Alchemy Acres/Cooper Tires on Depot Road and cutting through the field and yard to get onto state Route 45/West Pidgeon Road. Julie and Steve Sacco filed the report, saying a witness saw the vehicle and followed the vehicle in an attempt to get the registration. The vehicle was described as an older model dark green or gray Ford F-150 pickup occupied by two males.
– Craig A. Minor, 166 W. Ely St., Alliance, was arrested for possession of marijuana while at the 100 block of Railroad Street after two officers working an extra detail observed him acting suspiciously.
– Police responded to the Carbon Street and South Lincoln Avenue at 10:20 p.m. Saturday for a possible intoxicated driver but were unable to locate a vehicle matching the description provided.
– Police responded to the 700 block of Arch Street at 9:56 p.m. Saturday for a report of a breaking and entering. The complainant advised the residence was entered and money was taken and the inside was trashed.
– Police responded to the 2800 block of West State Street and spoke to the loss prevention officer who said a woman had entered the store and selected merchandise and then returned it without paying for it. The information will be sent to the prosecutors officer for review.
– A complainant was on station at 7:36 p.m. Saturday advising about illegal activity in the city and the information will be forwarded to the proper department.
– A complainant in the 1400 block of Ridgewood Drive advised police at 6:16 p.m. Saturday that someone drove a vehicle through her front yard and she wanted it documented.
– Police responded to the 300 block of Newgarden Avenue at 5:45 p.m. Saturday for a person in distress who was voluntarily transported to the hospital.
– While on patrol at 5:21 p.m. in the 200 block of Pennsylvania Avenue an officer observed a truck backed up to a pile of ground asphalt next to the city street department. The operator was preparing to shovel the pile into the truck and he said he didn’t have permission to take it. He was advised he would need permission and apologized and left.
– Police responded to the 800 block of School Street at 4:29 p.m. Saturday where two people advised of an incident over a basketball game and neither wanted to pursue it any further.
– Store personnel in the 1100 block of East State Street advised police at 8:12 a.m. Saturday of a man sitting in his vehicle in front of the store who had been in trouble with the clerk from the previous night and was told not to enter the store but did. An officer advised him he wasn’t wanted in the business and he should be on his way or face arrest. He said he understood and would leave.
– Police responded to a complaint at 9:53 a.m. Saturday regarding a property owner advising that during the overnight an unknown vehicle drove over the stop and through his yard. An officer observed the vehicle failed to negotiate the right turn onto South Lundy Avenue and went off the east side of the road into a yard at 509 Franklin Avenue, shearing off the stop sign at the base. It appeared from skid marks it was traveling at a high rate of speed.
– Police spoke to a complainant from the 400 block of West 4th Street at 11:52 a.m. Saturday who said a man he had problems with in the past made threats of causing him physical harm while in the locale bowling alley.
– A man reported at 3:27 a.m. Sunday he found an unsecured door at the VFW and when he opened the door it set an alarm off and it continued to go off after he closed the door, although the door then latched.
– A Cleveland Street woman was charged with obstructing official business when police assisted the Stark County Probation Department in serving a warrant Friday afternoon. Janice Allmon, 1218 Cleveland Street, was taken into custody at 3:08 p.m. after police executed a warrant for her son, Christian Weimar, of the same address Police had observed him entering the residence through a back door when arriving. After a considerable delay, Allmon finally answered the door but said he wasn’t home. She was advised not to delay officers and put them at risk and she said, “I don’t want you here” and tried to close the door on police. The officer blocked the door and advised her not to interfere. Weimar was located in an upstair’s bedroom and taken into custody by the Stark County Probation Department and Allmon was taken to the county jail.
– Police arrested four people in the 800 block of Franklin Avenue following a report of an intoxicated man causing a disturbance at 2:14 a.m. Saturday. Police spoke to an extremely intoxicated man in front of the residence who said he was assaulted by an unknown man whom he said was kissing his girlfriend. The home owner said he inflicted the injuries to himself with a key. The man was taken home and advised to contact police to make a written statement when he was sober. – Police arrested Devan A. McCallister, 33038 Charlton Road and Perry J. Connor, 11212 Steubenville-Pike Road, both of Lisbon; and Megan A. McClaskey, 174 West State Street, and Eric D. White, 278 East 8th Street, both of Salem; charging them all with underage consumption. They were released on their own recognizance.
– Police arrested Roxeen L. Parrish and Travis E. Jeffrey, both of 156 Washington Avenue, at 5:15 p.m. Friday for domestic violence after both sustained visible injuries during a physical altercation at the residence. They were charged with domestic violence and Parrish was also charged with disorderly conduct at 6:31 p.m. while being treated at the hospital.
– Police responded to the 500 block of East 4th Street at 6:06 p.m. Friday for a person to be removed and were unable to make contact with anyone at the residence.
– Police responded to East State Street and Park Avenue at 6:26 p.m. Friday where a woman was in need of medical attention. She was transported to the hospital.
– Police responded to the 200 block of North. Lincoln Avenue at 7:37 p.m. Friday for a suspicious vehicle report but were unable to locate it.
– Police responded to the 900 block of East 4th Street at 7:29 a.m. Saturday where man and woman had been engaged in a verbal domestic dispute in which he hit the refrigerator and broke a blender.
– Police were called to the 1600 block of Southeast Boulevard at 11:44 p.m. Friday for a possible fire. The fire department was on the scene investigating and nothing was located.
– Police responded to the 100 block of Railroad Street at 2:31 a.m. Saturday where the complainant and a witness said a man was upset with the witness about an incident inside the night club and had punched the right mirror on the complainant’s vehicle and breaking it. He was gone when police arrived and charges will be filed unless the man pays for the damage.
– Store personnel called police at 3:37 a.m. Saturday to respond to the 1100 block of East State Street where a suspicious man was in the store. Police determined he may be in need of medical attention and he was taken to the hospital by ambulance.
– Police responded to the 200 block of Vine Avenue at 9:08 a.m. Friday where man at the residence had chest pains and was taken to the hospital by ambulance.
– Melody Hobbs reported at 7:36 p.m. Friday she was at East of Pearl Chinese restaurant at 7 p.m. and was charged twice for the same order, once with her debit card and then again paying cash after the clerk told her the card didn’t work.
– Someone reported at 7:16 p.m. Friday a black car was parked facing the wrong direction and partially out into the traffic lane on West Lincoln Way between Beaver and Market streets.
– The mayor’s secretary reported at 3:50 p.m. Friday she received a call from a resident complaining about a Pendleton Street resident(s) who have been leaving their yellow trash can out at the cub for a month straight. Police checked the area and found a yellow trash can sitting at the curb on the Summit Street side, although several others cans were also sitting out on that street, indicating it was the evening trash was already scheduled to be picked up.
– A man reported at 3:16 p.m. Saturday a vehicle was parked in the wrong direction on North Jefferson Street and nearly out in traffic.
– A man reported at 1:35 p.m. Saturday that someone he knew made threats toward him in the Save-A-Lot parking lot and drew a knife on him.
– A man reported at 1:10 p.m. Saturday he found a fire department radio at the car wash with a man’s name on it. The channel was set to the Highlandtown Fire Department. Police contacted the county sheriff asking if the Highlandtown fire department had someone on staff by the man’s name, and was told they did not.
– A nursing home employee reported at 2:13 a.m. Saturday she was outside on Pendleton Street and heard glass breaking in the alley behind the business and saw a man in a gray hat and plaid jacket possibly breaking into a vehicle. Police checked the area and found the man, who said he had been unloading a U-Haul truck while in the process of moving into his father’s home and the noise the woman heard was the opening of a door to the rear garage which apparently had not been opened in a while.
– A man reported at 12:31 a.m. Saturday someone may have been inside a home on East Pine Street who shouldn’t be there. Police checked the home and found no one inside.
– Carl Cope of Cherry Street called at 2:38 p.m. Thursday to report a hit/skip in the parking lot of Quaker City Castings in the 300 block of Euclid Street. He found what appeared to be rubber marks on his door and a large dent.
– A man in the 200 block of Vine Avenue reported at 1:37 p.m. Thursday that he was told another male was looking for him and he was concerned something more could develop.
– A juvenile probation officer at 11:29 a.m. Thursday located a missing juvenile in the 100 block of East Second Street. Police took custody of the boy and took him to the Salem Junior High School. His mother was notified and told he was in school.
– A man on Pershing Street reported at 11:19 a.m. Thursday that there was some suspicious activity at his home.
– A woman in the 400 block of East Eighth Street reported a possible prowler at the rear of her property at 11:27 p.m. Wednesday. Officers did not find anyone.
– A woman in the 900 block of East Third Street reported at 10:48 p.m. Wednesday that she had been receiving unwanted harassing/threatening text messages from a man known to her. An officer planned to contact the man.
– A woman in the 1000 block of East Third Street reported at 9:19 p.m. Wednesday that her husband and son were involved in a verbal dispute with an alleged altercation. The juvenile son left before officers arrived and was listed as a runaway in the law enforcement data base. While police were talking to the woman, her husband had a seizure and was taken to Salem Community Hospital.
– Police were called at 8:18 p.m. Wednesday to the 300 block of Sharp Avenue for an intoxicated man allegedly threatening to harm himself. He had suffered minor injuries after falling in the bathroom, a witness said. He was taken to Salem Community Hospital by EMT.
– A man in the 200 block of East Third Street reported at 7:46 p.m. Wednesday that he was receiving harassing text messages from a known female which were the result of an earlier argument between roommates at his residence. Officers spoke to several people and learned there was no more problem.
– A woman in the 700 block of East Fourth Street spoke to police at 6:34 p.m. Wednesday regarding juveniles in the neighborhood harassing her son and throwing snowballs at him. Officers spoke to the people involved and told them to stay away from each other.
– Police responded to the 500 block of South Union Avenue for a report at 6:05 p.m. Wednesday of a possible computer scam. Officers saw a woman’s computer and a message on it that claimed the computer had been locked by the FBI and told the computer’s owner that in order to unlock the computer, a payment of $200 would have to be made via a Green Dot Money Pack. The message was clearly a scam, possibly attached to a virus or spyware. Several misspelled words were noted in the body of a disclaimer. The woman was told the computer was likely infected and would need to be repaired by a computer specialist.
– Police were called at 5:53 p.m. Wednesday to a residence in the 600 block of Fair Avenue for a juvenile problem. A male juvenile from previous reports said he had run away on Sunday and was staying with friend due to his dad not wanting him and behaving violently. The juvenile was taken home where his father said he did not want him because he was trying to move back to Maine. After some discussion, the boy was taken back to the Fair Avenue residence with permission of the father, who was to follow the procedure for relinquishing custody.
– The manager of a store in the Salem Plaza in the 2300 block of East State Street called at 5:48 p.m. Wednesday to report two females possibly shoplifting. She did not observe anyone conceal anything but was concerned about the amount of time they were spending in the store. An officer made contact with one of the women after seeing her place items on the shelf from her buggy. She was escorted to the front of the store and asked if she had any items concealed. She said she did not, paid for her items and was told not to return. The other woman also denied taking anything, paid for her items and was told not to return.
– A woman in the 900 block of Summit Street reported at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday that a family member used her credit card online to purchase an item worth $253 without her permission. She wanted to know her options.
– An anonymous caller at 5:04 p.m. Wednesday reported an intoxicated male on East Pershing Street and Park Avenue, but he could not be found.
– Police responded to South Ellsworth Avenue at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday to speak to a person who allegedly had information on a missing juvenile, but the person denied any knowledge.
– Police issued no citation and noted that fault would be determined by the insurance companies after a two-vehicle accident on Lincoln Avenue near Sugartree Alley at 3:03 p.m. Wednesday in which the drivers each felt the other was at fault. Scott Tuel, 44, of Bricker Farms Lane, claimed to be driving his car south in the right lane with the intention of continuing south after the intersection of State Street when he said another southbound vehicle on his left in the middle of the lane turned right into the side of his vehicle near the alley. The other driver, Rohn Riley, 58, of Fair Avenue, claimed he was driving his truck south and intended to turn right into the alley. He said after he started his turn, with his right signal on, the car tried to pass him on the right and struck him on the left front of the truck.
– Terri Hoperich, 50, of Plymouth Place reported at 2:41 p.m. Wednesday that she was driving a pickup east on Cleveland Street and attempted to turn right onto Union Avenue and failed to see the traffic bell in the curb lawn, striking it with the right side of the pickup. No citation was issued. The pickup sustained damage to the rocker panel and door.
– A man in the 1100 block of Newgarden Avenue reported at 2:27 p.m. Wednesday that he received a credit card statement for a credit card he never used and learned $1,561 had been charged in the last month. He’s working with the credit card company.
– Charity Riggs, whose last known address was Oak Street, came to the police station at 2:05 p.m. Wednesday to turn herself in for an outstanding warrant. A warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office for theft was found and she was turned over to a deputy.
– Mary Dobbs, of East Fifth Street, reported at 1:02 p.m. Wednesday that she parked her vehicle in her assigned space in the car port on Tuesday and when she came out the next day, she discovered damage to the left front wheel cover and left lower fender area.
– John S. Brown, 29, whose last known address was Continental Drive, was charged with disorderly conduct after a police officer saw him punching the dashboard and yelling and cursing inside a vehicle at the Shell gas station Wednesday morning. Police had been called to the Continental Drive residence at 9:56 a.m. for a domestic where a woman wanted him removed after he was intoxicated and acting in a threatening manner. Police could not make him leave since he was living there. There were no signs of violence and he was told to calm down and cease his behavior. Police were called back to the residence after he allegedly threw a vase and was punching doors. The woman was going to take him to a homeless shelter in Youngstown and he was again warned. After they left and stopped at the gas station, an officer saw his behavior, ordered him out of the vehicle and placed him into custody.
– Maurice Brown, whose last known address was Cleveland, was charged with possession of marijuana after officers responded to an East Third Street property at 9:38 a.m. Wednesday with the U.S. Marshal’s Violent Fugitive Task Force checking for a wanted person. A vehicle arrived and one of the persons looked like the wanted man, but was found not to be him. When he stepped out of the vehicle, a small plastic baggie containing marijuana was sticking out of his pocket.
– Miguel Moreno, 30, of Ellwood City, Pa., was cited for no lighted headlights and possession of marijuana after a traffic stop at 11:27 p.m. Tuesday on North Lincoln Avenue. The driver voluntarily produced a marijuana joint from his front pants pocket, the report said.
– Paul Cline, 41, of Canton, was cited for failure to yield, no operator’s license and leaving the scene of an accident at 12:20 p.m. Monday related to a hit/skip accident which occurred on Feb. 27 on State Street in front of Walmart. A vehicle driven by Cathy Nyktas, 57, of Leetonia, was eastbound on State Street when a vehicle failed to yield and attempted to exit the Walmart parking lot onto State Street, striking the Nyktas vehicle and fleeing the scene. The Nyktas vehicle had to be towed from the scene due to damage to the right front wheel. The front license plate of the fleeing vehicle was recovered.
– An officer on patrol at 8:34 p.m. Wednesday on North Egypt Road at East Pine Lake Road saw a yellow vehicle parked in a private pull-off area that has a gated access road. The officer pulled up and activated his spotlight and rear emergency lights and saw a male and female returning to the vehicle from the opposite side of the gate. They were identified and asked why they were there. They said they were visiting Cry Baby Bridge, an area that has developed a reputation for being a place where ghosts can be heard and is popular with young people. They were told it’s private property and not to return.
– Police were called at 7:03 p.m. Wednesday to respond to a 911 call of a domestic on Springdale Street between a parent and a 16-year-old male. After an investigation, the juvenile was taken into custody and transported to the Tobin Center.
– Police were called to assist the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Marshals at 10:46 a.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of Plymouth Place where a female was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals on a warrant.
– An officer responded to a call at 2:53 a.m. Wednesday of a domestic dispute between a couple on Apple Street arguing over a pending separation. No violence or threats occurred, with both agreeing to go to separate rooms for the night.
-John from county juvenile court called at 12:10 p.m. Wednesday because there were youths who had set up a portable basketball hoop in the parking lot and were playing again after having been asked in the past not to do this.
– A caller reported a manhole cover had popped up on Rose Drive near the Fleming House at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
-A resident reported Wednesday using her debit card to purchase $15 in gas at the Valley View, but when she checked online she determined she had been billed for $125. The manager of the Valley View was contacted and indicated they would take care of it.
– A loud music complaint was received on South Lincoln Avenue at 10:22 p.m. Wednesday. Police arrived and spoke to a resident, who agreed to turn down the music.
– A plow truck cleaning the Lantern Square apartments parking lot backed into a vehicle located in a carport at 8:33 a.m. Wednesday. No citations were issued.
– Someone reported at 3:26 p.m. Wednesday a nine-year-old was having a conflict with the babysitter at a South Middle Street home. The child’s parents were notified.
– Police responded to the parking lot of Salem High School for a minor impact accident between a vehicle and a bus at 9:41 a.m. Wednesday. Dominic Righetti, 17, of state Route 344, was traveling south in the parking lot on the north side, stopped and started backing up to enter a parking space, failing to see the southbound bus behind him driven by bus driver Lori Davidson and backing into the front bumper of the bus. There was no damage to either vehicle and no injuries reported, with students on the bus having no complaints of injury.
– An audible alarm was reported at 5:59 a.m. Wednesday at a business in the 2100 block of East State Street. The exterior was found secure and the interior was checked after a keyholder arrived before police cleared.
– A woman in the 600 block of East Perry Street reported a verbal dispute with her boyfriend at 2:21 a.m. Wednesday. She said he damaged property belonging to her, but she only wanted it documented. She was told her options.
– A barking dog was reported at 12:04 a.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of East Sixth Street. No dogs were heard by responding officers.
– Police were called at 11:45 p.m. Tuesday for an alarm at a business in the 1000 block of East State Street and found the building secure.
– A man on Vine Avenue reported at 10:41 p.m. Tuesday that he was staying at a friend’s apartment and his wife kept coming over and causing a disturbance. He was told his options and she was told not to return to the friend’s apartment.
– An alarm was reported at 10:07 p.m. Tuesday in the 1800 block of East State Street. Police found the building secure.
– A dog was reported barking excessively in the area of East School Street and East Seventh Street at 10:02 p.m. Tuesday. The majority of the barking was coming from a dog at a residence in the 500 block of East Sixth Street. The resident was contacted and corrected the problem.
– Police were called at 7:55 p.m. Tuesday to the 500 block of East Fifth Street for a group of people trying to gain entry into an apartment. The resident said the group fled before police arrived and was not trying to force entry, but had brandished a possible weapon and threatened him when he opened the door. He provided the names of two people believed to have been involved and wanted them to stay away. One of the people was found and denied having been there. He was patted down for weapons and gave consent for a search of his vehicle with nothing found.
– Police responded to the 100 block of Washington Avenue at 7:20 p.m. Tuesday for an unknown dispute. Police found no threats or violence took place, but one person at the residence was having problems and wanted to go to the hospital. EMT took the person to Salem Community Hospital.
– Police were called at 6:09 p.m. Tuesday to the 1100 block of East State Street where a person found a used clear syringe laying on the ground in an alley. An officer recovered it and disposed of it.
– A caller at 5:20 p.m. Tuesday reported two males riding bikes at a property in the 200 block of South Broadway Avenue, causing a problem. The two people were found and told to stay away from that location.
– A 9-year-old girl was taken into custody for alleged shoplifting at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday at a business in the 100 block of South Broadway Avenue and turned over to her mother. The juvenile officer will conduct an informal hearing.
– While on patrol, an officer found the side door to the Methodist Church was unlocked at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday. The officer checked inside the church but found nothing amiss.
– The owner of apartments on South Elm Street reported at 11:28 a.m. Tuesday a vehicle had been in the parking lot for some time and she was unsure if it belonged to a tenant. A dispatcher advised the owner it was their responsibility to have the vehicle towed since if it is on private property.
– A woman reported at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday someone backed into her vehicle and fled while she was in the Dutch Haus parking lot.
– Brian Fish, Glenshaw Pa., was westbound on Columbiana-Lisbon Road at 12:52 p.m. Tuesday and approaching the underpass when the top of the box truck struck the underpass and peeled off the fiberglass roof. Glenshaw was cited for assured clear distance and the Norfolk Southern Railroad Co. inspected the bridge.
– Charges were filed on the following for failure to file city income tax:
Craig Frum, Michael Esenwein, Jerald Datillio, Edward McKee, all of Columbiana, and Laura Hanna and Michael Mollenkopf of Salem.
– Constable Dan Valentine received a report from a resident in the 37000 block of W. Main St. Extension, Leetonia, at 12:58 p.m. on Monday that a man had informed her that there was an issue with her computer and asked her to turn it on. The complainant did not comply and informed the caller that she did not have a computer at her home and the caller then asked if she was home alone at the time. The caller’s voice sounded foreign to the complainant. A short time later the complainant advised she observed a suspicious car parked near her house. When contacted the driver said he was out of gas.
– Police responded to the 1500 block of North Ellsworth Avenue after a caller at 11:54 a.m. Tuesday reported several people going in and out of a foreclosed home. Officers found the people were workers hired by the bank to do maintenance work.
– Police were called at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday to a residence on West Fifth Street for a man reportedly having medical problems, but tenants said he left Monday night and was in Alliance.
– A Brooklyn Avenue man reported at 10:06 a.m. Tuesday that property was taken from his box truck parked in the 500 block of West Pershing Street sometime over the past week. Some tools were being used on jobs.
– Officers responded to Franklin Avenue to assist Perry Township at 8:04 a.m. Tuesday with an unknown 911 call. Perry dispatch could not reach their officer and they had three 911 calls from there during the night. A Perry officer and an ambulance crew were there at the house when the Salem officer arrived. The Perry officer said a woman was highly upset and needed evaluated at Salem Community Hospital’s emergency department for mental-related issues. She was transported by KLG.
– A woman called police to Walmart, 2875 E. State St., at 3:06 a.m. Tuesday to report an intoxicated person entered a vehicle and left the area. She was unable to provide a vehicle description or direction of travel. Officers monitored the area, but no violations were seen.
– An audible alarm sounded at 9:33 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of Newgarden Avenue, but officers found the building secure.
– A man in the 400 block of Franklin Street called at 9:13 p.m. Monday to report additional information on a previously reported theft. An officer responded and photographed incriminating messages from a computer screen that had been sent by a suspect on a social networking web site. Information will be forwarded to the investigating officer. The same man had called police at 1:56 p.m. to report a GPS unit taken sometime Friday out of the company truck he drives. He had been off sick and someone else drove the vehicle, but the other person said he had not seen the GPS unit when he drove the truck Friday.
– Police were called at 7:07 p.m. Monday to the 1200 block of East Sixth Street for a vehicle parked illegally. Officers were unable to find the vehicle.
– Officers at 6:50 p.m. Monday assisted a family with finding information and provided food and gas through the Salem Ministerial Association.
– Police responded to the 200 block of East Second Street where the owner of a business requested at 5:58 p.m. Monday that two customers be removed from the premises and told not to return. An officer spoke to the two customers outside and one of them said she just paid $80 for a month of tanning and now the owner has advised her she can’t come back and won’t be refunded any money. According to the customer, the animosity developed as a result of a mutual acquaintance that had nothing to do with the business. Officers told the customers they could be charged with trespassing if they come back. They were told the money issue was civil and would have to be addressed in small claims court.
– A clerk at Smith Oil, 968 E. State St., reported at 5:19 p.m. Monday that someone unknown pumped $58.59 worth of gas and fled without paying. The vehicle was described as a white Ford truck. Officers checked the area, but could not find the vehicle.
– A woman on South Ellsworth Avenue reported at 4:48 p.m. Monday that someone unknown to her made two unauthorized purchases on her credit card. She was told her options.
– An anonymous caller requested a well-being check on a resident on West 16th Street at 4:11 p.m. Monday. Officer were unable to make contact, with a neighbor saying the person in question was at work.
– A caller at 3:41 p.m. Monday reported a male driver operating a vehicle across the center line numerous times coming into the city on Franklin Avenue. The vehicle could not be found.
– A woman in the 400 block of Franklin Street reported at 3:28 p.m. Monday that a person known to her was at her house when she left and when she returned a half hour later, the male was gone and her video game system was missing. She suspects he took it and may pawn it in East Liverpool.
– William Javens, 20, of Hazel Run Road, Hammondsville, was cited for assured clear distance after the westbound vehicle he was driving in the 800 block of East State Street struck the rear of another westbound vehicle driven by Du-Ann Wasosky, 41, of North Benton, who was slowing in traffic at 3:08 p.m. Monday. No injuries were reported.
– Betty Craven, 45, of Alliance, was charged with theft after police were called at 1:44 p.m. Monday to Aldi’s at 2495 E. State St., for a shoplifting incident. The store manager told the police a woman came into the store with nothing, which was confirmed by store video surveillance, picked up some merchandise and tried to “return” an item and did not have a receipt. The manager alleged she attempted to steal the item by deception and detained her until police arrived. He said the woman was told by her friend that she does the same thing. The friend was not around.
– A resident on East Fourth Street at 12:09 p.m. Monday spoke to an officer about concerns over illegal drugs in the neighborhood.
-A resident reported seeing a boy about 10 years old riding a bicycle on state Route 164 toward Columbiana at 11:45 p.m. Monday. He was worried the boy might be a run-away, and policed checked the area but were unable to find him.
-An officer on patrol found an unlocked door at McKinley Elementary School at 1:42 a.m. Tuesday. Police searched the building and nothing appeared to be amiss, so they secured the door and left.
– An officer investigated a report of a loud explosion type noise in the 200 block of Main Street at 10:19 p.m. Feb. 19. The case is still under investigation.
– Officers responded to a domestic situation in the 300 block of Waddle Street at 9:18 p.m. Feb. 24.
– Linda Chronister of East Liverpool was cited for reasonable control following a two-vehicle crash on Hazel Street at 7:48 a.m. Feb. 27.
– An officer responded to a domestic dispute on Main Street at 7:57 p.m. Feb. 28.
– An officer responded to a Walnut Street residence in reference to a theft at 5:35 p.m. March 1.
– A police cruiser was southbound on Fairfield School Road at 2:39 a.m. Monday and hit a deer.
– Someone reported at 7:26 p.m. Monday there was a possible electrical fire in the hallway at the high school. Police went to the school and found no problems.
– Someone reported at 1:57 p.m. Monday men in green jackets were on Union Street with a tripod. Police found it was utility department employees getting GPS locations for the new meters.
– Charges were filed to the following for failure to file city income taxes: Raquel Montalvo of Campbell, William Clay of Youngstown, Eldon Clute of Columbiana, Brian Frederick of Columbiana, John Coppersmith of Columbiana, Charlene Dell of Boardman, Heidi Datillio of Columbiana, Allen Jones of Columbiana, Allen Cook of Columbiana, Sonya Snipes of Boardman, Deylorgyva Montgomery of Lisbon and Stephanie McKee of Columbiana.
GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT
– An 11000 block Smith-Goshen Road resident reported at 1 p.m. Feb. 24 that someone overnight had smashed her mailbox.
– A West Branch Middle School administrator reported at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 26 that multiple students had taken several packs of gum without paying for them. The school had recovered the gum and disciplined the students, and did not wish to pursue charges.
– A female complainant reported that her iPhone had been stolen from the girls’ locker room at West Branch High School at 10 a.m. Thursday. An investigation revealed that a female juvenile had taken the phone. Charges were sent to the county Juvenile Justice Center for theft.
– Laura Elizabeth Moore, 26, 14830 Smith Goshen Road, Salem, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in Goshen Township at 10:40 p.m. Thursday in which she was eastbound in the 13000 block of state Route 165 and allegedly traveled off the north side of the roadway through a ditch before striking a utility pole. No injury was reported.
– Bethany K. Armstead, 26, 15913 Calla Road, Beloit, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in Goshen Township at 7:45 a.m. Friday in which she was eastbound on Calla Road approaching Seacrist Road when she allegedly traveled off the right side of the roadway, rolled over and came to rest on the roof. She was transported by Damascus EMS to the Alliance Community Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
– A West South Range Road resident reported telephone harassment at 1:50 p.m. Friday.
– A 14000 block Duck Creek Road resident reported a breaking and entering at 2:45 p.m. Friday.
– Joey Nicole Lafleme, 21, 214 E. Third Street, Salem, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in Green Township at 10:51 p.m. Friday in which she was northbound on Egypt Road at Pine Lake Road and allegedly swerved to miss a deer, traveling off the left side of the roadway and striking a ditch. No injury was reported.
– A man on Goshen Road came to the police station at 1:07 p.m. Monday to report he’s tired of another male attempting to hit on his wife while she’s at the library. The wife sat in the vehicle and didn’t talk to police. An officer contacted the other male about the complaint and he said he only talked to two other people using the computers. He said it was a false accusation.
– Marlin Catlos, 50, of 1151 Beechwood Road, was charged with disorderly conduct at 12:20 p.m. Monday for a recent incident.
– A Union Avenue resident at 12:01 p.m. Monday reported coming out of the alley by Pure Pet on Penn Avenue when an older male in a small minivan became irate and tried to block him in by the parking lot area, then tried to pull up beside his vehicle on Penn in the wrong lane and attempted to get out. The resident went home and called police. Officers checked the area, but didn’t find the minivan.
– A gold-colored vehicle was reported operating recklessly in the area of West State Street and Georgetown Road at 11:27 a.m. Monday. The vehicle registration came back to a woman living in Perry Township. Perry Township Police were aware of the situation.
– A man on Vine Avenue at 10:06 a.m. Monday had questions and concerns about his 17-year-old son. He was given information and told he could contact the juvenile bureau. He was also given the number for Children Services.
– Police were called at 10:26 p.m. Sunday for a verbal dispute between tenants in the 200 block of East Fourth Street. All were told the consequences if threats or violence developed. They were told to stay away from each other.
– Police were called at 9:47 p.m. Sunday to a parking lot of an apartment complex in the 800 block of East Third Street for an improperly parked SUV which was parked perpendicular to marked parking spaces in front of several other parked vehicles. The owner was contacted and moved the SUV.
– An anonymous caller at 9:36 p.m. Sunday reported a barking dog outside without proper shelter in the 400 block of East Eighth Street. Officers located the dog, but were unable to make contact with anyone at the residence. The humane officer responded, but was unable to take control of the dog. A warning tag was left at the property.
– An officer on patrol at 7:22 p.m. Sunday in Centennial Park was stopped and advised of a juvenile problem which is under investigation.
– Police were called at 5:40 p.m. Sunday to Centennial Park for a fight in progress, but found the parties talking. The group accused of instigating the problem voluntarily left the park.
– A woman in the 300 block of East Fourth Street called at 5:07 p.m. Sunday to report a minor verbal dispute with her adult son, who left on foot. She asked for information on her rights regarding an adult child still living with the parents and was told her options.
– A suspicious vehicle was reported at 4:48 p.m. Sunday in the area of East State Street and Park, but could not be located.
– Officers on patrol at 4:32 p.m. Sunday in the 1600 block of Southeast Boulevard saw a vehicle parked illegally with the left side to the curb in a posted no parking zone. The driver was contacted and moved the vehicle.
– Camellia P. Taylor, 32, of 33081 Votaw Drive, Lisbon, was taken into custody on a Columbiana County warrant for failure to appear after a traffic stop at 8:52 a.m. Saturday on South Lincoln Avenue at Snyder Road.
– A Garfield Road resident reported the driver of a teal lifted diesel pickup following him around Salem and said the unknown male had previously followed him to his neighborhood on a previous occasion. According to the report, the resident had gone to the Salem Police Department after being cut off in the city, but the dispatcher sent him to Perry Township Police since he lives in the township.
– A Beechwood Road resident reported hearing gunshots in the area of the Goshen Road and Beechwood Road intersection at 7:39 p.m. Friday. Police did not locate anyone shooting.
– A woman from Highland East came to the police station at 5:28 p.m. Friday to talk with an officer about juvenile problems with her child. She was given her options.
– An officer on patrol at 11:11 a.m. Friday located property damage to a yard in the 1700 block of state Route 9 where it appeared a vehicle had lost control and traveled into a yard, causing damage. A neighbor said they heard a vehicle make a disturbance sometime overnight and by the time they went outside to check, the vehicle was leaving.
– Stephanie A. Coman, 31, New Waterford, was cited for driving under suspension and red light at 12:15 a.m. Sunday.
– John R. Pinkerton, 19, Sebring, was taken into custody on an active felony warrant through the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office following a traffic stop on North Main Street at 7:27 a.m. Sunday.
– A woman reported at 6:43 p.m. Sunday a person in a gray Envoy was driving recklessly southbound on state Route 164 near the Dutch Haus. Police checked the area but did not find the vehicle.
– A Phoenix, Ariz., man reported at 12:29 a.m. Saturday he and his mother used to live in the city and someone from the area has been calling her phone saying they are going to have her arrested.
– Brian K. Fisher, 27, Wellsville, was taken into custody on a Columbiana County Sheriff’s warrant following a traffic stop on East Park Avenue at 6:36 a.m. Saturday.
– Benjamin H. Wiley Sr., 39, Leetonia, was cited for driving under suspension and fictitious registration following a traffic stop in the Duke and Duchess parking lot at 7:45 a.m. Saturday.
– A man requested at 10:55 a.m. Saturday an officer escort him to his semi truck at RC Fabricating to do a property exchange with his wife.
– Someone reported at 6:26 p.m. Saturday a black vehicle that was westbound on state Route 14 was driving recklessly. Police checked the area but did not find the vehicle.
– Someone reported at 6:45 p.m. Saturday four kids were “messing around” in the laundromat. Police spoke with the kids who said they had gone inside to get out from the cold.
– Police assisted the Leetonia Police Department with a fight at the Eagles at 11:29 p.m. Friday.
– Police responded to an Orchard Bend Drive home at 10:33 p.m. Friday where a resident reported that his neighbor saw someone in a red full size truck strike the complainant’s mailbox and then leave the area. Officers found the vehicle with damage corresponding to that of the mailbox in the 1700 block of Meadow Drive. The owner, Scott A. Roberts, 41, 1775 Meadow Drive, said that he thought he had hit a rock. He was cited for reasonable control.
– Someone reported at 8:08 a.m. Saturday that someone overnight had attempted to break into a 100 block North Ellsworth Avenue business through the back patio wooden doors, damaging two doors but failing to gain entry.
– William E. Tomlin, 19, 585 Columbia St. C, Salem, was cited for possession of marijuana drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop on Highland Avenue at 9:33 a.m. Saturday for no front license plate.
– Jenelle A. Miley, 21, 39 Main St., Leetonia, was cited for failure to yield from a stop sign following a two-vehicle crash on East Pershing Street at 10:32 a.m. Saturday in which she was northbound at the stop sign on South Madison Avenue and allegedly pulled into the path of a vehicle driven by Lynn T. Kralj, 51, Youngstown. No injuries were reported.
– Employees of a business in the 200 block of East Second Street reported at 11:59 a.m. Saturday that someone overnight had thrown eggs at the front window. There were also reported overnight eggings at a home in the 1300 block of Carole Drive, a vehicle in the 1900 block of Fairview Court and a business at the Broadway Plaza.
– A Georgetown-Damascus Road resident reported on station at 2:26 p.m. Saturday that a tenant in the 700 block of North Ellsworth Avenue would not let him in to place a dehumidifier in a bedroom. He was advised that an officer could not force the tenant to let him in, but to call back if there was any further issue. The man called back at 2:43 p.m. to report that the tenant had slammed the door in his face. An officer responded and spoke with the tenant who stated that the landlord had not given a 24-hour notice as per the lease agreement, so would not be let into the home. The landlord denied such an agreement in the lease. The officer advised that nothing further could be done at that time.
– An officer responded to the Butcher Road cul-de-sac at East Pershing Street at 7:50 p.m. Saturday for a report of a suspicious vehicle. The officer could not find the vehicle, but found three rolls of carpet that had been dumped.
– An officer on patrol was flagged down in the 200 block of South Lundy Avenue at 7:50 p.m. in regards to persons exposing themselves in the 200 block of South Ellsworth Avenue. The officer responded to the area and spoke with several people, one of whom stated he was wearing two pairs of pants and had pulled down the outside pair to reach the pockets of the inside pair, but that he had not exposed himself in any way. He was advised to be more careful of his actions in the future.
– A North Lincoln Avenue resident reported on station at 8:28 p.m. Saturday that she had been assaulted in the 100 block of South Lundy Avenue.
– A patrolling officer observed a 28-year-old man with an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office for failure to appear walking in the area of East Fourth Street and North Broadway Avenue at 1:47 a.m. Sunday. While at the station, the man began having seizures and was transported to the Salem Community Hospital for evaluation.
– An officer responded to a North Madison Avenue home at 1:55 a.m. Sunday in reference to an assault, but the complainant was highly intoxicated and became uncooperative. The complainant’s father stated that they didn’t wish to pursue the matter, but did not want the assailant to return.
– Thomas O. Binion, Mineral Ridge, was arrested for operating a vehicle intoxicated following a traffic stop on East Wilson Street for fictitious plates at 2:02 a.m. Sunday.
– An officer responded to a Park Avenue home at 2:16 a.m. Sunday where the resident reported a person had been calling and threatening him regarding the person’s brother getting arrested earlier that evening.
– Police responded to the 600 block of Perry Street at 2:53 a.m. Sunday for a report of two men in a white vehicle who appeared to be looking into other vehicles. Officers were unable to find the vehicle in question.
– An officer responded to a 600 block Olive Street home at 4:03 a.m. Sunday where the resident reported an unknown man had followed him onto his back porch and demanded his wallet. He said a brief struggle ensued and the man fled in an unknown vehicle after failing to get the wallet.
– Police responded to the 1700 block of East Third Street at 4:11 a.m. Sunday for a report of a man walking and crawling in the middle of the street. Officers found him near Roosevelt Avenue still in the middle of the roadway. He stated that he was looking for his backpack, but that he was almost to his destination on Madison Avenue. He was advised to stay on the sidewalk.
– It was reported at 2:28 p.m. Sunday that someone at an unknown time had cut approximately 6 inches of wires from a utility pole in the 600 block of Jennings Avenue.
– A West Pershing Street woman reported at 3:26 p.m. Sunday that she had been receiving threats of harm and death to her and other family members from her sister’s boyfriend in Tennessee regarding things the sister had told him about treatment toward her at the home. An attempt to contact the boyfriend was unsuccessful. The woman was advised to contact the police jurisdiction in which the boyfriend lives.
– James McCorkhill, 58, 1381 Southridge Drive, Salem, was cited for failure to yield from a stop sign following a two-vehicle crash on Park Avenue at 6:10 p.m. Feb. 26 in which he allegedly pulled southbound from the stop sign at Maple Street and struck an eastbound vehicle driven by Crystal L. Moffett, 39, Salem. No injuries were reported.
– Officers responded to a North Lundy Avenue home at 5:15 p.m. Friday to investigate a 911 hang-up and found it to be an accidental call from a child at the residence.
– An officer responded to a possible breaking and entering incident at an East Fifth Street home at 5:41 p.m., finding it to be a civil matter between a woman and her estranged husband. The complainant was advised that a report will be on file if needed, but that no crime had been committed.
– Officers responded to the 2300 block of East State Street at 5:56 p.m. Friday for a report of menacing by stalking. The complainant was advised of options for dealing with the situation.
– Police responded to a parking lot in the 200 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 8:17 p.m. Friday for a reported medical call from a distraught woman. Upon arrival officers could not find the woman and were told by a clerk at the business that the woman left after making the call. Officers found the woman at her Walnut Street residence where she said that she had called 911 because she and her boyfriend had been drinking, but that she no longer needed an ambulance. She was advised of the consequences of abusing the 911 system.
Officers returned to the South Lincoln Avenue parking lot at 10:40 p.m. where the woman requested an ambulance again. She was transported to the hospital for treatment.
– A Garfield Road resident reported on station at 10:06 p.m. Friday that an unknown man had been following him around every time he has come into town the past two months.
– Officers responded to the 400 block of Franklin Street at 12:36 a.m. Saturday where a resident reported an unknown person had been standing by her vehicle using a cell phone. Officers searched the are but were unable to find anyone.
– Officers assisted Ohio Investigative Unit agents in the search of a suspicious vehicle in a 100 block Railroad Street parking lot at 1:31 a.m. Saturday. An occupant of the vehicle, Ashley Johnson of Warren, was cited for open container in a motor vehicle.
– Amanda S. Heverly, 609 S. Union Ave., Salem, was arrested for operating a vehicle intoxicated and driving under suspension following a traffic stop on Southeast Boulevard at Ridgewood Drive at 2:14 a.m. Saturday.
SALEM TOWNSHIP REPORT
– A Pass Lane, Lisbon, resident reported at 12:35 p.m. Friday that while traveling on Cunningham Road he saw a Goldstein’s truck parked on the side of the road and the passenger get out to dump a mattress and box spring on the side of the road. The company was contacted regarding the issue.
– Police received a complaint from a Perryville resident at 10:59 a.m. Friday advising she wanted to report a theft regarding a problem that occurred in Lisbon and she was referred to that department. She then wanted to file charges for theft against her niece for not using $200 she gave her for the purpose it was given to her for, plus an additional $60. The niece was being brought to the police department since the complainant became upset feeling a theft had been committed against her. While westbound on East Pershing Street and approaching a traffic light on South Lincoln Avenue, the niece jumped out of the vehicle while it was still moving and ran behind a building to the north on East Pershing and was not found. It appears to be a civil matter since the money was given voluntarily.
– Police responded to the 2800 block of East State Street at 12:01 p.m. Friday where the manager advised that on Feb. 17 a Pennsylvania man used a non-valid card to pump $64.54 in gas and was allowed to leave without paying after he promised to return and pay. The complainant called numerous times and he hangs up and she wanted to press charges and was advised of the procedure.
– Police responded to the 100 block of Washington Avenue at 1:06 p.m. Friday where the complainant said an ex-roommate stole his wallet with $20 in cash, food stamps and personal papers.
A complainant in the 300 block of South Ellsworth Avenue advised police at 10:31 a.m. Friday that a .22-caliber shell casing was found in the front door area. There was possibly a small hole in the upper area of the building above the door.
– Police took Robert Scwarz, 431 S. Broadway Ave., into custody on an Indiana warrant for failure to appear at 4:28 p.m. Thursday. He was taken to the county jail.
– Police responded to the 2800 block of East State Street at 5:30 p.m. Thursday where the assistant manager advised that a man threatened a female cashier. Police located him and he was advised of the complaint and said he was upset about the service and had made a remark about a gun. He was advised of the consequences and said he understood.
– Police responded to the 100 block of South Union Avenue at 1:25 a.m. Friday for a domestic dispute between a husband and wife over a possible separation. There was no violence.
– Police made a speeding stop in the 700 block of West State Street at 12:34 a.m. Friday and the driver said he was transporting the back-seat passenger to a Canton hospital, noting he was coughing up blood. First responders and an ambulance were summoned and the man was taken to the Salem hospital.
– Police responded to the 500 block of Columbia Street at 11:41 p.m. Thursday for a medical problem and the person was taken to the hospital.
– The Mahoning County coroner’s office is investigating the death of a Michigan Boulevard man due to his having numerous medical issues and the high level of carbon monoxide in the residence, Perry Township police said.
Police responded to the 200 block of Michigan Boulevard with an ambulance for a report of an unconscious man at 1:21 a.m. Friday.
The man was dead and the smell of natural gas was prominent in the residence.
The Perry Township Fire Department was summoned to investigate and high levels of carbon monoxide were found throughout the residence and two occupants were advised to evacuate until a qualified technician could check the stove.
– Police responded to the 1300 block of West State Street at 12:34 a.m. Friday for a barking dog complaint and found the dog and its tangled-up chain. An officer untangled the chain and attempted to contact the resident but no one responded. A copy of the township ordinance against barking dogs was left at the door.
– A complainant in the 400 block of Springdale Street advised police at 5:07 p.m. Thursday about a phone scam they received allegedly from the IRS. The caller claimed that the complainant was due a refund on the previous year’s income tax in the amount of $2,173 and if they sent a $200 “penalty fee” they could collect the money owed them. The complainant was asked to either supply their bank account number or checking account number along with the last four digits of their Social Security Number for verification. When the complainant told the caller, who spoke with a foreign accent, that they would call the IRS to verify the call was legitimate, the caller abruptly ended the call.
– Police made a traffic stop on Logan M. Jones, 12507 Salem-Warren Road, at 11:38 a.m. Thursday in the 900 block of Benton Road. He was driving under suspension and also had an unloaded .40-caliber Ruger handgun with a loaded 15-round magazine next to it on the floor in the back on the passenger side where it was readily accessible to him. He was charged with carrying a concealed weapon and driving under suspension and released on his own recognizance.
– A South Main Street resident reported at 12:22 p.m. Thursday money was taken from their bank account without permission.
– An officer on patrol in the 400 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 1:01 a.m. Thursday saw a suspicious male walking through the front yard of a residence dressed all in black clothing. The officer approached the male and discovered he was 17 years old, charged him with unruliness and released him to his mother.
– Police received a complaint of a domestic at 12:11 a.m. Thursday, with the caller providing an address that did not exist in the city and could not be found. The same person called back and requested assistance, then immediately terminated the call before additional information could be obtained. Officers checked a residence with a similar address, but didn’t find a disturbance. The department checked with other area police agencies to see if the address was in their jurisdictions, with no more information provided.
-A driver of a vehicle leaving the rear parking lot of Salem High School onto Ninth Street at 9:16 p.m. Wednesday missed the driveway and drove into a yard, traveling 50 feet off the pavement before becoming stuck.
– Danielle N. Stanley, of 342 W. Pidgeon Road, was taken into custody on a warrant out of Columbiana County after a traffic stop was initiated at 9:06 p.m. Wednesday when an officer saw a vehicle with one lighted headlight fail to stop for a stop sign on Sunset at North Lincoln Avenue. The officer activated his emergency lights and turned around, seeing the car make a quick turn into an apartment complex in the 1000 block of North Lincoln Avenue. The car was found in the back of the parking lot and the driver had exited and was attempting to leave on foot. She was ordered to return to the vehicle and complied. An active warrant was found for her and she was cited for the stop sign violation and given a verbal warning for the headlight violation.
– A domestic was reported at 8:31 p.m. Wednesday in the 600 block of Park Avenue where a woman said her boyfriend’s mother-in-law assaulted her over an argument and she’s nine months pregnant. The boyfriend’s mother-in-law said she did not assault the woman and that she had been assaulted by the woman. No visible injuries could be seen on either one of them. The woman was taken to Salem Community Hospital as a precaution.
– A caller at 7:40 p.m. Wednesday reported a white minivan driving slowly in traffic. An officer checked and saw no violations.
– A man in the 500 block of Walnut Street reported at 7:03 p.m. Wednesday that his nephew got upset and began to yell and throw things around the apartment, but left before police arrived. Officers found him on Aetna Street and told him to stay away from his uncle’s apartment.
– Officers responded at 6:29 p.m. Wednesday to the 1400 block of Ridgewood Street for an open 911 line, with a television heard in the background. Officers made contact with the resident and learned it was accidental. All the phones were checked to make sure they were hung up.
– An Andrew Avenue woman reported at 4:29 p.m. Wednesday that she left her vehicle legally parked in the 100 block of Fifth Street Tuesday for an area mechanic to perform repairs and sometime overnight. someone shattered the driver side window.
– A cable line was reported down at 4:26 p.m. Wednesday in the 600 block of East Third Street. The line did not appear to be a traffic hazard. Time Warner was notified.
– Police received a report at 3:37 p.m. Wednesday that three fifth or sixth grade boys were coming from Southeast school and ringing doorbells on Merle and Robin Avenue when school lets out in the afternoon.
– A woman on Allen Road reported at 12:46 p.m. Wednesday that she received text messages at work Tuesday from a person known to her and she wanted a record of it.
– An anonymous caller at 12:18 p.m. Wednesday reported several cars parked along Southeast Boulevard where the mayor said there was no parking. An officer checked the length of the street and only found one Jeep parked on the street which was legally parked.a
– Police and EMT Ambulance responded to the 1300 block of Chestnut Grove Road after receiving a call at 4:37 a.m. Thursday for a medical. A woman was taken to Salem Community Hospital.
– Township police are investigating a two-vehicle accident which occurred at 1:54 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Egypt and Painter roads where William Ritchie, 56, of Venice, Fla. was traveling north on Egypt and attempted to turnwest onto Painter, colliding with a southbound vehicle driven by Patrick Haney, 21, of Salem, and causing severe damage to both vehicles. Ritchie was taken to Salem Community Hospital for injuries to the head, the report said. The report said a citation will be issued upon completion of the investigation.
GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT
– Tyler J. Sweely, 17, 16080 W. Pine Lake Road, Beloit, was charged with domestic violence following a domestic dispute report at 5:32 p.m. Feb. 18 in which he allegedly punched his grandfather, who is his guardian, in the back of the head during an argument.
– A West Calla Road resident reported at 10:20 a.m. Feb. 19 that he had been contacted by someone claiming to be from the New Jersey Lottery. He was told to purchase a Money Pack Card to cover the taxes, then discovered upon sending the card that the phone number came back to Jamaica.
– Randy O. Maurer, 50, 9450 S. Pricetown Road, Berlin Center, was arrested Wednesday on one misdemeanor count each of domestic violence and criminal damaging following a domestic dispute at his home.
Officers responded to the home at 2:46 a.m. Maurer’s live-in girlfriend reported that he had entered their room while she was sleeping at approximately 2:30 a.m. and became aggressive during an ensuing argument, during which he allegedly threw her to the ground and tried to strangle her. She told police that she took Maurer’s cell phone and locked herself in a vehicle downstairs, at which time he struck the windows and body of the vehicle with a pipe wrench.
Maurer had left the scene prior to officers’ arrival. The victim refused medical treatment and would not provide a statement for officers.
Maurer was taken into custody at 1:10 p.m. the same day after showing up at the station. He also refused to provide a statement about the incident, but admitted to damaging the vehicle while denying having harmed his girlfriend.
– Police responded to the 300 West Main Street at 2:50 p.m. Feb. 24 regarding suspicious activity around the complainant’s house. She said that for the last few nights and her land-line phone has been ringing around three in the morning. It rings only once before disconnecting. The complainant said the ringer she is hearing is not the normal tone. She advised that a man with a name tag of “Tom” on it came for a reading and she let him in since the meter was inside and he went to the basement. He was in the basement approximately 15 minutes leaving in an older vehicle. She was advised to call her land line company to come out and check the wiring and call the gas company if an employee had been sent to her home.
– Police received a report from a man at 8:50 p.m. Feb. 15 advising that he ran over a deer on North State Stret just north of Pinewood Dr. He put the deer in the bed of his truck and brought it to the police station. He was issued a deer claim report. His pickup did not appear to have noticeable damage.
– Police received a report at 6:58 a.m. Feb. 25 from a resident in the 46000 of North State Street advising his son found a broken window when leaving for the school bus around 6:45 a.m. The screen had been bent and the outer pane was broken.
– A caller reported a dark blue car was all over the road while traveling on state Route 14 at 4 a.m. Wednesday. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.
– An official at Kimpel’s Jewelers reported Wednesday receiving a bad check in the amount of $1,600 from Ronald Scurti of Youngstown.
– A Mrs. Ludwig, South Main Street, reported Wednesday trucks from R & L Carriers are constantly speeding through her neighborhood.
– A resident reported Wednesday there are vehicles with loud exhausts constantly traveling Beaver Street, and she wants them to be cited by police.
– A man reported Thursday his neighbor on North Market Street has left his garbage container sit by the curb for the past four weeks.