POLICE REPORTS

SALEM REPORTS

– A man brought in a wallet at 10:41 a.m. Saturday that was found in the 500 block of East State Street. The owner was contacted to retrieve it.

– Ronald Clingerman of the 500 block of Walnut Street called at 10:07 a.m. Saturday to report a resident cut grass with a weed eater and blew grass all over his vehicle and the road. An officer was attempting to contact the person responsible.

– No citations were issued and no injuries were reported after police were called at 9:19 a.m. Saturday to the 1300 block of Jennings Avenue for a private property two-vehicle accident. The report said a Dodge Ram was parked in a driveway facing west and the driver’s two children were in the back seat in safety belts when he placed the vehicle in park and left it running and walked inside the residence. While he and the owner of a Dodge 4×4 were inside, they heard a scraping noise, looked outside and saw the Dodge Ram rolling forward and scraping the left rear of the Dodge 4×4. They found the Dodge Ram was still in park, the report said.

– Police were called to the area of South Lincoln Avenue and Franklin at 8:56 a.m. Saturday for a green Ford being operated in a reckless manner. The vehicle was found and an officer saw it travel through a red light without stopping and initiated a traffic stop on South Lincoln Avenue. The female driver appeared to be having some type of medical problem and she requested medical assistance. Fire department first responders and EMT Ambulance arrived and she was taken to Salem Community Hospital. The officer went to the hospital and gave the driver a warning ticket for the violations and told her he was sending a request to the state to have her tested. The vehicle was parked at a business at Columbia and South Lincoln Avenue.

– Police were called at 8:18 a.m. Saturday to the 1400 block of South Lincoln Avenue for a neighbor dispute. An officer spoke to both parties and resolved the situation.

– Police were called to an open door in the 1000 block of East Fourth Street at 5:11 a.m. Saturday. The interior of the residence was checked and appeared normal, with the door secured before the officer left.

– A caller at 4:04 a.m. Saturday reported suspicious people in a driveway in the 500 block of East Fourth Street, but nobody was found.

– Police responded to the 900 block of North Ellsworth Avenue for a report of an intoxicated man trying to fight a resident at 3:33 a.m. Saturday. The man left, but was found and told not to return to the residence.

-Christopher Smith, 37, of East Pershing Street, reported a hit/skip accident at 2:45 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of Fair Avenue and East Pershing Street. He was westbound on Pershing when a vehicle southbound on Fair Avenue ran through the stop sign, according to him and three witnesses, striking the front passenger side fender of his vehicle and causing disabling damage. The other vehicle fled the scene westbound on East Pershing Street. The operator and type of vehicle were listed as unknown.

– An officer on patrol in the 1000 block of North Ellsworth Avenue saw two people in the parking lot of a business at 1:10 a.m. Saturday and approached them. They said they were trying to pick up a WiFi signal for their phones. They were told to leave.

– An officer spoke to Robert Chester at 12:31 a.m. Saturday in the 200 block of West Wilson Street where he said his vehicle registration and insurance papers were stolen from the glove box of his car while parked on Wilson Street. He said the suspect also crunched up a bag of potato chips and dumped them all over the inside of the car. The officer spoke to a female the vehicle owner believed did it and she denied the allegation.

– An anonymous caller at 12:15 a.m. Saturday reported a man throwing rocks at her residence in the 200 block of West Wilson Street. She hung up without providing more information. An officer spoke with a man in the area who denied throwing the rocks.

– Juveniles were reported running through the parking lot of a business in the 2400 block of East State Street at 10:40 p.m. Friday, but could not be located.

– An anonymous caller at 9:39 p.m. Friday reported a hit/skip accident at Park Avenue and Maple Street, but no vehicles were found. A person in the area said both vehicles fled.

– Police were called at 8:41 p.m. Friday to North Union Avenue and Cleveland Street for a suspicious vehicle. An officer spoke with the owner of the vehicle and did not see any type of suspicious behavior.

– Police were called to Brooklyn and East Pershing Street at 6:53 p.m. Friday for a vehicle being operated in a reckless manner. Officers located the vehicle in question parked in the front yard of a residence in the 300 block of Brooklyn and the driver appeared to be having medical problems. Fire department first responders and an ambulance crew were called and the driver was taken to Salem Community Hospital. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

– William A. Tomlin, 43, of 182 N. Union Ave., was cited for open container and a turn signal violation after a traffic stop when police were called at 6:37 p.m. Friday to the area of North Union Avenue and Cleveland Street for people in a vehicle with open containers.

– Heidi Hostetter, of the 1300 block of East State Street, reported at 5:25 p.m. Friday that persons unknown were throwing items onto the property.

– A fight was reported at 4:15 p.m. Friday in the 500 block of Walnut Street where police determined a dispute occurred between neighbors. They were told their options.

– An anonymous caller at 2:39 p.m. Friday reported a reckless silver-colored possible Ford Taurus being driven backwards at over 30 mph on West Wilson Street and then on state Route 45 near West Perry Street. An officer saw a silver Ford Fusion coming back into the city on Newgarden Avenue, but all appeared fine and there were no violations seen.

– A woman on East State Street reported at 2:23 p.m. Friday that her ex-husband was calling and harassing her even though she told her to stop. She was provided a report number and told to contact her telephone provider.

– Personnel from a business in the 2900 block of East State Street met with an officer at 2:21 p.m. Friday regarding four separate incidents of bad checks from last August through November. They wanted information sent to the prosecutor’s officer regarding the bad checks.

– Police assisted Children Services at a Franklin Street residence at 1:26 p.m. Friday while they investigated allegations.

LISBON REPORTS

– Someone reported at 1:25 p.m. Saturday a domestic was taking place at a Sherman Street home. Police went to the home and spoke to the residents who had been in a verbal argument, and no physical violence occurred.

– The County Sheriff’s office reported at 9:49 a.m. Saturday a woman was at the Lepper Library and wanted to report she was assaulted at the trailer park south of the village.

– Police responded to a burglary alarm at the County Auditor’s office at 7:30 a.m. Saturday. No problems were reported.

– A BP Oil employee reported at 11:26 a.m. Friday a man was parked in a no parking zone and the driver was refusing to move the vehicle.

POLICE REPORTS

LISBON

– An East Chestnut Street man reported sometime this week his leaf blower and grass trimmer were stolen from his garage.

– An officer reported seeing a group of juveniles inside the swimming pool area after 10 p.m. Thursday and the four youths jumped over the fence and took off running. Police stopped two people who denied being at the pool.

– A West Lincoln Way woman reported Thursday her former fiance drove past when she was at her grandmother’s house and was also verbally harassing her.

– Protesters were reported Friday morning outside the Circle K convenience store at the BP station. Police determined these protesters were striking delivery drivers from Boardman and they were following the scab delivery drivers around.

SALEM

– A 1400 block Cleveland Street resident reported at 8:09 a.m. Thursday that someone between 11 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. the previous night had damaged a privacy fence on the property and removed solar lights along the alley.

– Police responded to possible shots fired in the 2000 block of Fisher Lane at 1:09 p.m. Thursday, but did not find any signs of such.

– Officers responded to the duck pond at Waterworth Memorial Park at 2:13 p.m. Thursday in reference to a fight and found three juveniles who claimed that another group of juveniles had been harassing them and left prior to officers’ arrival. The officers located the other group of juveniles who claimed the complainants had instigated the fight over an ex-boyfriend. The groups were told to stay away from each other.

– A North Ellsworth Avenue resident reported on station at 3:27 p.m. Thursday that some of her property had been stolen and two unknown people were harassing her.

– Police responded to the area of Vine and Third streets at 3:57 p.m. Thursday for a report of a child in the roadway, but were unable to find anyone.

– A Franklin Avenue woman reported on station at 5:24 p.m. Thursday that the past two months someone had been calling her cell phone regarding prescription drugs for which she did not order nor was she prescribed.

– Officers responded to a 400 block East Perry Street resident reported at 11:02 p.m. Thursday that someone that evening had entered the home and removed a home computer and several dollars in loose change.

– Police responded to a 1300 block South Lincoln Avenue home at 12:55 a.m. Friday for a report of someone knocking on the doors and windows, but were unable to find anyone.

PERRY TWP.

– A Benton Road resident reported at 4:42 p.m. Thursday that a tree-trimming sub contractor had trimmed trees around the power lines between 10:30 and 11 p.m. the previous night and claimed that the contractor had damaged his property and left brush and debris in the area, as well as cut limbs on the telephone and cable lines to the house. The resident said he contacted the company that hired the contractor and was told that a representative would respond to the residence to assess the damage. Police advised that it was a civil matter, but that a report would be filed.

– An 1100 block Prospect Street resident reported at 8:51 p.m. Thursday that someone on Wednesday afternoon entered his unlocked vehicle and removed his wallet containing personal documents.

– An anonymous caller reported possible child abuse at a Prospect Street apartment at 9 p.m. Thursday. Police advised the caller to contact Children Services with concerns and to call police when the incidents happen so they can be investigated at the time of occurrence.

POLICE REPORTS

Lisbon

– A woman asked for assistance after locking the keys in her car outside Sandy & Beaver Insurance at 11:46 a.m. Thursday.

– An East Lincoln Way woman was in her back yard when she heard firecrackers and the sound of something striking her fence at 8:43 p.m. Wednesday. Police spoke with two men found setting off firecrackers and they agreed to stop.

– A caller asked for an officer to speak with youths using bad language at the basketball court next to the community pool at 8:13 p.m. Wednesday. The officer advised the youths profanity was not allowed at the park and they were bothering residents with their conduct. They were also told the park would be closing soon.

– A West Washington Street woman reported Wednesday receiving threatening text messages from her ex-husband. She was told how to obtain a protection order, and the officer also intended to contact her ex-husband to warn he could be charged with harassment.

– A West Lincoln Way woman reported Wednesday someone stole 88 Vicodin pills and $20 from her apartment.

-A Maple Street woman reported being assaulted by her brother at 7:42 p.m. Wednesday, who she said shoved her and pushed her into a chair by the throat after she shoved him back. Police spoke with her brother, who she said was intoxicated from drinking beer and shots of Mark Twain. The brother did appear drunk and she declined to press charges and both parties were advised charges would be filed if an officer had to return.

SALEM

– An officer was flagged down at East State Street and South Lundy Avenue at 2:25 a.m. Thursday by a motorist who said an intoxicated male was walking on East State Street near Circle K East and he almost hit him. He was described as an older man wearing a white shirt, but could not be found.

– A domestic was reported at 11:27 p.m. Wednesday in the 1000 block of East Fourth Street where a man and woman were found on a porch. They said there was no domestic, but they were a little loud. They were told to keep their voices down.

– Police were called at 10:39 p.m. Wednesday for a suspicious person in the 400 block of South Broadway Avenue and spoke with a property owner. Nothing more was needed.

– A woman on West Perry Street reported a dog roaming around at 10:11 p.m. Wednesday and said she was familiar with the dog and owner. The dog owner returned home and was told by police about the complaint and possible consequences.

– An anonymous person calling about a suspicious person at 9:05 p.m. Wednesday said that a person in a red/silver truck was claiming to be a police officer. Police were unable to locate any vehicles matching the description.

– Abigail Clingerman, of the 500 block of Walnut Street, reported at 8:38 p.m. Wednesday that someone tried to gain entry into her residence through a window. An officer observed damage to the window and scuff marks that appeared to be from an unknown type of shoe. Nothing appeared missing.

– An anonymous caller at 8:21 p.m. Wednesday reported some illegal activity occurring in the city. The caller was told the information will be passed on to the appropriate agency.

– A woman in the 400 block of Franklin Street reported at 7:20 p.m. Wednesday that her neighbor appeared to be taking pictures of her property and children. The neighbor denied taking any pictures and said the woman was causing problems. They were both told to cease contact.

– Police responded to a business in the 400 block of Prospect Street for an alarm activation at 6:08 p.m. Wednesday. Officers checked the exterior of the building and found a door unlocked, inspected the interior and found everything in order. The keyholder responded and secured the door.

– A man in the 200 block of West Wilson Street reported at 5:44 p.m. Wednesday that two people known to him constantly drive past his residence. He was told to ignore them and call police if they attempt contact.

– A domestic was reported at 5:34 p.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of West Seventh Street where both parties said there was an argument over a parenting issue. There was no sign of violence.

– A woman reported at 5:16 p.m. Wednesday that she saw someone at a vacant residence in the 600 block of Park Avenue. Police located a former tenant moving out.

– A man called at 4:35 p.m. Wednesday to request a welfare check on his juvenile daughter. He was concerned who she was with. An officer located her on East Pershing Street at Ohio Avenue by herself. She advised she was fine and her father was told her location.

– A caller at 2:49 p.m. Wednesday reported people riding go-carts on other people’s properties on Jennings Avenue. They were located and told not to trespass on another property without the owner’s permission.

– Jo M. Broffman, of 835 N. Lincoln Ave., was charged with theft and released on her own recognizance after police were called at 2:21 p.m. Wednesday for an alleged shoplifter at the Salem Plaza. A store manager had the woman out in front of the business and said she filled a shopping cart full of food and miscellaneous items and was seen placing items into her purse. She then left the cart behind and said she would return later to pay for it and attempted to leave the store with the items still concealed inside her purse. An officer checked her purse and found 19 miscellaneous items inside valued at $62.85.

– A barking dog was reported at 2:12 p.m. Wednesday in the 800 block of East Fourth Street, but none was heard.

– Police responded at 12:32 p.m. Wednesday to Sharp and Arch where a cable wire appeared to have been pulled away from a residence.

– Police were called at 8:29 a.m. Wednesday to the 200 block of East Second Street for a disorderly customer at a business. The male customer became rude and belligerent during the process of filling out a driver’s license application. He left before police arrived.

LISBON

– A woman asked for assistance after locking the keys in her car outside Sandy & Beaver Insurance at 11:46 a.m. Thursday.

– An East Lincoln Way woman was in her back yard when she heard firecrackers and the sound of something striking her fence at 8:43 p.m. Wednesday. Police spoke with two men found setting off firecrackers and they agreed to stop.

– A caller asked for an officer to speak with youths using bad language at the basketball court next to the community pool at 8:13 p.m. Wednesday. The officer advised the youths profanity was not allowed at the park and they were bothering residents with their conduct. They were also told the park would be closing soon.

– A West Washington Street woman reported Wednesday receiving threatening text messages from her ex-husband. She was told how to obtain a protection order, and the officer also intended to contact her ex-husband to warn he could be charged with harassment.

– A West Lincoln Way woman reported Wednesday someone stole 88 Vicodin pills and $20 from her apartment.

-A Maple Street woman reported being assaulted by her brother at 7:42 p.m. Wednesday, who she said shoved her and pushed her into a chair by the throat after she shoved him back. Police spoke with her brother, who she said was intoxicated from drinking beer and shots of Mark Twain. The brother did appear drunk and she declined to press charges and both parties were advised charges would be filed if an officer had to return.

COLUMBIANA

– A solicitor’s permit was issued to a Comcast employee at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– An officer on patrol at 10:22 p.m. Tuesday saw the rear gate of a business on Pennsylvania Avenue open. Nothing appeared out of the ordinary. The doors were found secure and the officer pulled the gate closed.

– Police were called for numerous storm damage reports Tuesday night, including one at 9:52 p.m. for a tree limb blocking the alley beside Ellyson Plumbing between West Pershing Street and West State Street. Tree branches and tree limbs were reported down, some across utility lines or pulling lines down, in the 1700 block of East Third Street, Painter Road near Scarboro Lane, a back yard on Jefferson Avenue where the porch on the back of a residence was struck, East Fifth Street, the 500 block of Franklin Avenue, and Hawley Avenue and Third Street where a juvenile reported the front of the vehicle he was driving was struck when the tree limb came down. In the 1300 block of Ridgewood Drive, a tree limb fell on a telephone line attached to a home and also struck the rear of a vehicle at a residence next to where the tree limb fell. Both property owners were contacted by police.

– A motorist on East Pershing Street flagged down an officer in front of the police station at 8:37 p.m. Tuesday to report finding an ATM card in the machine at Huntington Bank at South Lincoln Avenue and East Pershing Street. The officer will attempt to contact the owner.

– Police were called for a dispute in the 100 block of West Fifth Street between Howard and Ellsworth avenues at 8:36 p.m. Tuesday. Officers made contact with a woman who was clearly upset and said she had been outside in an argument with her boyfriend over the phone. She said she was fine and apologized for causing a disturbance.

– Timothy Kilbreath, of East 15th Street, reported at 7:40 p.m. Tuesday that the side of his vehicle was damaged while parked in the Salem Plaza parking lot at 1 p.m. An unknown object damaged the paint on the driver’s side from the door to the rear of the vehicle.

– An officer on patrol at 5:05 p.m. Tuesday reported seeing new graffiti on the west side of the bathroom building near the band shell at Waterworth Memorial Park off of Sunset.

PERRY TWP.

– An officer observed the front door of the Redex building ajar on West State Street at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday. The interior was checking with nothing found amiss. The owner was contacted and planned to have the alarm company check for a malfunction on the door lock.

– Township police responded to storm damage calls beginning at 6:04 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Chestnut Grove Road for a report of a large tree blocking the road. The tree was removed by police after several attempts to contact the road department went unanswered. Police were called back to the same area at 6:49 p.m. for a report of debris in the road and a possible issue with a transformer, but nothing unusual was seen. Police were also called to check West Pine Lake Road for a loud explosion/alarm, determining that a resident’s alarm had accidentally gone off due to the inclement weather. Police responded to North Egypt Road for a tree and live power lines down, but found it was in Mahoning County and contacted Goshen Township Police.

– Police were called at 1:12 p.m. Tuesday to the 400 block of Benton Road for a domestic dispute and talked to a woman who said she and her spouse had an argument earlier and he left walking towards a wooded area with a knife and texting that he was going to harm himself. He was located by an officer, exiting the wooded area with a family member, and detained. He said he took a large amount of pills, with medical personnel called to the scene. He was taken to Salem Community Hospital to be evaluated.

– A caller at 9:19 p.m. Monday reported a person riding a 4-wheeler behind a residence in the 1000 block of Beechwood Road causing a disturbance. Police checked the area, but did not find anyone.

Lisbon

– Lori from Smith Oil reported Jay Farrow was at the convenience store asking to speak with an officer about an unknown problem at 5:27 p.m. Tuesday.

– Police were called to a home on Pritchard Avenue at 4 p.m. Tuesday, where a woman reportedly ingested a handful of Xanax. Police remained until an ambulance arrived to transport the woman to the hospital.

– Amy Merriman, East Lincoln Way, reported at 5:43 p.m. Tuesday an unknown man walked past her and asked if she had lost something. Merriman felt this was suspicious behavior because he remained in her front yard.

– Joe Anderson, West Spruce Street, reported at 9:12 p.m. Tuesday being involved in an altercation with his girlfriend’s brother, who swung a cane at him. Anderson said he shoved the 17-year-old against the wall in self defense. The information was forwarded to the prosecutor.

– Kurt Gresh reported a utility pole and transformer were on the ground at the corner of Thomas Road and Sunset Drive at 12:16 a.m. Wednesday. Power in the neighborhood remained out until morning.

Columbiana

– A circle K employee reported at 2:54 a.m. Monday they heard what sounded like someone loading a car up on a trailer at Cornerstone Motors. Police went to the lot and found cars being delivered to the business.

– Someone reported at 3:43 p.m. Monday a red car was speeding in the park.

– A man reported at 10:22 p.m. Monday two pallets were laying in the traffic circle area. Police checked the area but did not see any pallets.

– Someone reported at 10:56 p.m. Monday they were driving behind a possibly intoxicated driver on state Route 164. Police checked the area but did not see the vehicle.

– David S.T. Pavlansky, 25, North Lima, was southbound on North Main Street at 3:14 a.m. Tuesday and failed to negotiate the traffic circle and struck a curb on the island, lost control of the vehicle and struck a decorative wall on the southwest corner of the circle. He was arrested and cited for OVI, failure to control, expired registration and open container.

– Someone reported at 5:54 a.m. Tuesday a dog was barking on North Vine Street. Police told the dog owner of the complaint and they took the puppy inside.

– A woman reported at 6:48 a.m. Tuesday several cars were vandalized overnight in the Columbiana Manor parking lot. Police found that someone had painted obscene messages on the windows of many of the vehicles.

– At 10:41 a.m. Tuesday someone turned in a Buick key with a key chain.

– Someone reported at 11:58 a.m. Tuesday a silver two-door Cavalier was driving recklessly northbound on state Route 7. Police checked the area but did not see the vehicle.

– Police arrested Keith Poulton on Windjammer Drive at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday on a warrant from the Boardman Township Police Department.

– Dean R. Gray reported at 8:54 p.m. Tuesday someone in a small white vehicle on state Route 14 threw some out of their window and smashed the front windshield of his semi truck while he was westbound. Gray was driving for Gurai Leasing Company of Sagamore Hills, Ohio.

POLICE REPORTS

Lisbon

– A caller reported a small sinkhole about the size of a basketball and two feet deep had opened up on North Beaver Street near the former Buckeye Beverage store at 2:20 p.m. Monday.

– John Kanos, Wayne Bridge Road, told police on Monday he purchased a $95 battery from the Motorcycle Dream Shop and has made repeated attempts to obtain the battery but no one is there or answers the phone. Kanos was advised this was a civil matter.

– A caller reported there was a significant amount of smoke coming from a vehicle in the Family Recovery Center parking lot at 3:36 p.m. Monday. The front of the vehicle was on fire by the time police arrived and a man had used two fire extinguishers on the blaze. The fire department also responded. The heat from the fire damaged some of the siding on the FRC building.

SALEM

– Suspicious persons were reported at 3:19 p.m. Tuesday in the area of North Howard Avenue and West Ninth Street where an officer spoke to some witnesses who saw two males in their late teens and early 20s heading south on Howard. Residents on West Fifth Street said they were selling magazines on Monday.

– An officer at 1:58 p.m. Tuesday spoke with a woman from Minerva regarding an issue involving custody paperwork and a business on Columbia Street.

– Police responded at 1:22 p.m. Tuesday to Third Street where a woman reported a male in a vehicle stopped and a boy on a bike went over and talked to him and then got back on his bike and rode away. She wasn’t sure if anything was wrong or not. Officers did not find anyone.

– A tenant in the 900 block of Newgarden Avenue reported at 10:35 a.m. Tuesday that he gave verbal permission for another person to store property in the garage on the rear of the property and now he wants the items moved but can’t reach the other person. He was told that’s a contract between him and the other person. No criminal laws were broken.

– A woman in the 400 block of East Sixth Street reported at 9:19 a.m. Tuesday that her wedding ring set was missing. She believed the ring set was taken between June 11 and June 22.

– Tom Herron of Herron Foods on Dodge Drive reported at 8:04 a.m. Tuesday that sometime overnight, persons unknown gained entry into the business and removed items from inside. The incident is under investigation, with some of the food items found in the area.

– An officer responded to the 100 block of South Madison Avenue at 7:35 a.m. Tuesday for an animal complaint. The report said a raccoon appeared secure and the resident was told to stay away from the animal until the humane officer was able to arrive and capture it.

– A wallet was found just outside Salem on state Route 14 and turned in at the police station at 6:14 a.m. Tuesday.

– A woman in the 100 block of West Pershing Street reported at 5:08 a.m. Tuesday that an unknown person threw a broken piece of concrete block through the front window of her residence, causing the glass to shatter.

– Police were called to Franklin Street for a hit/skip accident at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday. A suspect white truck was last seen traveling east on Franklin after causing some damage at a property in the 400 block. Further investigation revealed the truck traveled east down an alley in the 400 block of South Broadway Avenue and struck a fence while attempting to turn south into Hogan’s Alley, then turned east onto Franklin and drove off of the left side of the road, striking a fence and mailbox.

– Police were called at 1:21 a.m. Tuesday to the 200 block of South Ellsworth Avenue for a suspicious person walking with a flashlight. Nobody was found, but an officer did see a vehicle with the dome light lit on West Eighth Street.

– A resident in the 100 block of East Fifth Street reported suspicious persons at 1:58 a.m. Tuesday. None were located and the residence appeared secure.

– Police were called at 12:11 a.m. Tuesday to the 1900 block of Fairview Court for glass in the road. An officer found glass off to the side of the road out of the lane of travel. The street department was notified.

– Joshua Dickey, 20, of 330 Newgarden Ave., was charged with assured clear distance and hit/skip leaving the scene of a private property accident at 11:53 p.m. Monday for an incident that occurred at 10 p.m. Sunday in the McDonald’s drive-thru lane. The previous report said a vehicle stopped in the drive-thru was struck in the rear by another vehicle and the other driver left without providing any information.

– A North Ellsworth Avenue man reported at 11:13 p.m. Monday that he was driving his Honda CRV on North Howard Avenue between West Fifth and West Seventh streets when the rear window exploded and broke. He didn’t see anyone in the area or hear any type of possible gunfire.

– A man in the 1000 block of East Fourth Street at 9:40 p.m. Monday reported someone entered his residence overnight and stole $100 from an envelope containing $200 for his rent. He said he saw the money before he went to sleep and noticed it was missing when he woke up. He’s hard of hearing and the door was not locked.

– Steve Knoelder, 23, of 679 Ohio Ave. #2, was cited for driving under suspension, after a traffic stop at 9:33 p.m. Monday on Franklin Avenue.

– A woman on East Seventh Street reported at 8:51 p.m. Monday that her mother stole $20 from her purse while she was on the phone in another room. She said her mother admitted it to her over the phone, but when an officer spoke to the mother she denied it. She was told to contact police again if she does not pay it back and she wants to file a charge.

– A driver suspected of driving recklessly on West Wilson Street and West Fifth Street was warned by police Monday night of the possible consequences if the action continues. Witnesses on Wilson at 8:38 p.m. reported a black minivan driving recklessly down the street, with the person inside yelling vulgarities out the window. The driver was contacted and denied driving recklessly. A resident on West Fifth Street had reported a black van racing up and down the street, revving the motor and making inappropriate gestures.

– A domestic was reported at 7:14 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of Pershing Street, where a father and adult son were found arguing on the railroad tracks. Both were told their options.

– A woman reported at 6:22 p.m. Monday that she owns a residence on East Pershing Street with her brother and found that someone pushed the window air conditioner through the window and two televisions were missing. She secured the residence, which is where her brother lives though he had not been there. She asked about getting the property in her name only and was told it’s a civil matter. She was told to have her brother call police.

– Police were called at 5:48 p.m. Monday to check for two men in the downtown area intoxicated and stumbling. They were found sitting in a grassy area north of East State Street across from Penn Avenue. Both had been consuming alcoholic beverages, but were cooperative. They were taken home via taxi cab.

– Patricia Youree, 62, of North Lincoln Avenue, was cited for failure to yield after her eastbound vehicle stopped at the stop sign on Fourth Street and crossed Ellsworth Avenue and hit a northbound vehicle driven by Joseph Simon, 53, of North Jackson, who had the right-of-way.

– Randy Dean, of West Fifth Street, reported at 3:53 p.m. Monday that he was turning onto Fifth Street off of North Ellsworth Avenue when he saw a blue Chase Bank bag in the middle of the road. He said he did not open the bag, but could tell there was money inside. An officer recovered the bag and found $425 inside and miscellaneous receipts coming back to an East 11th Street resident. The owner was contacted and the property returned.

– A woman in the 400 block of South Union Avenue reported at 3:04 p.m. Monday that two video games were stolen from her home sometime over the weekend.

– A shoplifter was reported at 2:56 p.m. Monday in the 2400 block of East State Street at a shoe store where a woman came in with a small child, removed a pair of tennis shoes from the box and placed them in her bag, leaving without paying for the shoes. The shoes were valued at $60.

– A domestic was reported at 11:06 a.m. Monday in the 900 block of West State Street, with conflicting statements coming from those involved about what happened. An argument led to each party throwing a cup at the other. The female had a small bump on her eyebrow but did not want anything done.

– A firefighter advised at 8:08 a.m. Monday that a needle/syringe was seen near the south side of the Salem Water Department building. An officer took the property and it was properly disposed.

– A man came to the police station at 7:59 a.m. Monday to turn in the keys to the building of the business where he recently quit to avoid contact with his former employer. The owner was contacted and retrieved the keys.

POLICE REPORTS

GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT

– David G. McMurray, 33, Austintown, was arrested for driving under suspension and drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop for a loud exhaust at 4:16 a.m. Saturday.

COLUMBIANA

– A man reported at 10 a.m. Saturday someone stole his yellow trash cans from Union Street.

– A woman reported at 6:38 p.m. Saturday a suspicious man was at the Firestone Pool. Police checked the area but did not find the man.

– A man reported at 8:32 p.m. Saturday a young girl was riding a bicycle on state Route 14 near Casual Carpet and was getting close to traffic. Police checked the area but did not see the girl.

– A Dairy Queen employee reported at 11 p.m. Saturday people in a group of cars in the parking lot appeared to be drinking. Police checked the group and found no problems.

– A man reported at 11:58 p.m. Saturday a loud party was going on at a South Cross Street home. Police went to the party and it was shut down.

– A woman reported at 12:54 a.m. Sunday a loud party was going on a North Middle Street home. Police warned the residents of the complaint.

– A North Elm Street woman reported ongoing issues with her ex at 6:22 a.m. Sunday.

– Someone reported at 10 a.m. Sunday someone was burning trash at Arsuffi Car Wash.

– Someone reported at 11:12 p.m. Sunday two men were walking toward West Salem Street and looking inside mailboxes.

LISBON

– A woman reported finding the pop machine in the Lisbon Laudromat broken into at 12:40 p.m. Friday. The owner later arrived and said the machine had been vandalized before but will check to determine if the damage is new.

– A caller reported seeing a motorist leaving the Dollar General parking lot at 3 p.m. Friday, and none of the three children appeared to be in their car seats. Police checked the area but did not come across the vehicle.

– Police were called to the Shale Tavern at 7:28 p.m. Friday in regard to possible drug activity occurring in the parking lot. Police found two couples hanging around outside a parked vehicle and it was apparent they were intoxicated. They told police they had been drinking and there was no evidence of any drug activity, nor were their any hits on any of the names after they were run through LEADS. Police asked the vehicle owner for permission to search inside the vehicle, but her friends advised against do that. Police could see no contraband in plain view, and the parties were advised to leave with their designated driver.

– A North Market Street woman reported arriving home at 8:15 p.m. Friday to find her boyfriend thrashing about on the floor, possibly from drugs. While EMTs called to the scene tried to find a vein for an IV bag, the boyfriend woke up and began resisting efforts to aid him, removing his oxygen mask and air tube. Police determined he had taken some Vicodin and convinced him to be taken by ambulance to the hospital.

– A mentally disturbed person reported Friday she believes her son to be a witch and is engaging in certain sex acts with a person named Tracy and she fears for his safety.

– A Thomas Road woman reported Saturday a rear side window in her car was broken.

The highway patrol reported at 6:30 p.m. Saturday to be on the look out for a possible drunk driver in white Chrysler heading west into Lisbon from Davner Road, and the person was reportedly throwing beer bottles from the windows. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.

A North Market Street woman called with a smoke/burning complaint at 3:18 a.m. Sunday, and she believed the smoke was coming from

Sherman Street. Police checked the area but did not find any evidence of burning.

-Josh Wyncha, South Beaver Street, reported Sunday a ladder was stolen from his work truck overnight. He works for Rabb Co., a subcontractor for Time Warner.

– A caller reported seeing two people parked by the dam on Lions Club Road at 8:38 p.m. Sunday and they appeared to be rolling a joint before taking off. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.

– A North Market Street woman reported Sunday her ex-boyfriend broke into her apartment and stole items.

SALEM

– Ryan M. Thompson, 31, of 611 Jennings Ave.-3, was charged with theft and inducing panic after police were called at 2:07 p.m. Monday to Salem Community Hospital for a report of a person with a gun. The report said Thompson entered the hospital cafeteria, which was closed at the time, and an employee confronted him and told him the cafeteria was closed. He said he needed free food and selected several food and drink items, with the food he consumed valued at $7.15. He told the hospital employee that he had a gun, but no gun was found. Hospital security secured the area and stayed with him until police arrived and placed him under arrest, taking him to the Columbiana County jail.

– Possible drug paraphernalia was reported found in a parking lot in the 2400 block of Southeast Boulevard at 7:33 a.m. Monday. An officer located the item and took it to the station for proper disposal.

– A woman on West Perry Street called police at 6:44 a.m. Monday to report her adult nephew was in town for the Salem Super Cruise and has been missing since Saturday. She said he was last seen at 9:30 p.m. at an establishment on North Ellsworth Avenue. She was told to call if he returns.

– Police were called at 2:04 a.m. Monday to the 600 block of East Sixth Street where a man from Mantua said he tracked his stolen cell phone. The phone was stolen at the Giant Eagle in Ravenna and he had an application which showed his phone’s location. No signal from the phone could be found. He was told to call his cell phone provider to report the phone stolen.

– Several people were reported yelling in the 1000 block of East State Street at 11:53 p.m. Sunday. They told police they were just watching cars and would quiet down.

– Police were called at 10 p.m. Sunday to the McDonald’s parking lot for a hit/skip accident with a stopped vehicle rear-ended by another vehicle in the drive-thru lane. Both vehicles pulled into parking spaces and the driver of the suspect vehicle became belligerent and attempted to initiate a physical altercation with the other driver, who with his occupants said the man appeared to be under the influence of alcohol or narcotics. He left without providing any information, but the registration was reported and a family member was told to tell him to call police. A passenger in the vehicle that was struck was taken to Salem Community Hospital for possible injuries, with possible citations pending against the driver of the suspect vehicle.

– Officers on patrol at 9:50 p.m. Sunday in the area of Consumers National Bank on Ellsworth Avenue heard yelling coming from the parking lot and found a female juvenile crying who reported several threatening messages on Facebook from another female juvenile from West Pershing Street. An officer saw the messages and noted they were both messaging each other. The girl was told to stay away from the other juvenile. She also said an adult male yelled at her from the residence on Pershing. An officer spoke to the other juvenile and the adult on Pershing and told them the other party was told to stay away.

– Police responded to Waterworth Memorial Park at 9:14 p.m. Sunday for a report of people throwing items over the pond area. Three people admitted to throwing objects at each other, apologizing and saying they never meant any harm.

– Tyler Gardner, of Prospect Street, reported at 9:04 p.m. Sunday that he parked his bicycle outside of a business in the 200 block of East State Street at 5 p.m. Sunday and the bicycle was gone when he left.

– Police were called to remove two people from a South Lincoln Avenue residence at 7:39 p.m. Sunday, but the resident said she was the only person home and had not called police.

– A man called at 6:30 p.m. Sunday to report a custody matter, saying he could not get his 10-year-old son at 6 p.m. when he was scheduled to get him per the court order and was told by his ex-wife that she would bring him home at 9 p.m. He wanted a report on file.

– An Ohio license plate was found on Washington Avenue at Mound Street at 7:09 p.m. Sunday. An attempt will be made to contact the owner.

– Police were called at 7:30 p.m. Sunday to Papa John’s Pizza on East State Street for several reckless motorcycle riders on the road. None were located in the area.

– An officer responded to Big Dog Seafood Steak and Ale on South Ellsworth Avenue where a theft of cash from the business was reported at 5:18 p.m. Sunday by the owner.

– Kerri Steffel, of state Route 9, reported her wallet missing or possibly stolen at 4:38 p.m., Sunday noting she recalled seeing it Saturday at 5 p.m. and noticed it missing after leaving work Saturday night.

– Police were called at 4:07 p.m. Sunday to remove someone from a Fourth Street residence. The person had already left and was found walking in Sugartree Alley and told not to return to the residence.

– Nancy Kovach, 76, of Warren, was cited for assured clear distance after her southbound vehicle on South Lincoln Avenue collided with the rear of another southbound vehicle driven by Lisa Beiling, 44, of South Lincoln Avenue, who was attempting to turn right into a private drive at 2:32 p.m. Sunday. Beiling was taken to Salem Community Hospital by a relative for possible injuries.

– A domestic was reported at 7:37 a.m. Sunday in a parking lot at North Lincoln Avenue and East Third Street, with a woman allegedly attempting to kick the back windows out of a truck. The man and woman reported no violence occurred and no damage was seen.

– An officer at 5:45 a.m. Sunday spoke with a social worker from Akron Children’s Hospital regarding a juvenile from the city who was being treated at the hospital.

– A caller at 5:45 a.m. Sunday in the 600 block of Prospect Street reported a vehicle was moved without the owner’s consent. The vehicle was located across the street in the neighbor’s yard. The reported movement was found to be suspect and under investigation.

– An officer was flagged down at 5:21 a.m. Sunday by a man who said his girlfriend stole his vehicle at South Lincoln Avenue and Aetna Street. It was determined the vehicle was not stolen, but there was a domestic and she allegedly kicked him out of the vehicle. She arrived and said she came to pick him up because he was intoxicated, there was an argument and he jumped out. They worked out their issues.

– A woman came to the police station at 4:42 a.m. to report someone keeps calling even after being told to stop.

– Police were called at 3:08 a.m. Sunday to Bank Street for an intoxicated man with long hair and dark clothing and found him on a porch with an injury to his left ear and abrasions on his legs and arms. He appeared extremely intoxicated and disoriented and was taken to Salem Community Hospital for an evaluation.

– A fight was reported at 2:49 a.m. Sunday in the 500 block of South Broadway Avenue, but was not found.

– A woman in the 400 block of West Wilson Street called at 2:33 a.m. Sunday to report two males with black shirts appeared to be punching vehicles as they walked by. An officer saw one person who matched the description who fled and could not be found.

– A domestic was reported at 1:45 a.m. Sunday in the 300 block of South Ellsworth Avenue where a woman had a verbal dispute with her uncle who then decided to leave.

– An intoxicated person was found laying on the ground in the 400 block of Franklin at 1:07 a.m. Sunday and taken home by a local cab company. Another intoxicated person was reported laying in a yard in the same area at 2:56 a.m. Sunday, but was not found.

– Jonathan J. Abbott, 26, of 184 Jennings Ave., was charged with obstructing official business and assault after police were flagged down at 12:04 a.m. Sunday by a pedestrian on Jennings Avenue for what was reported as a stabbing behind the Stadium GM building on West State Street which turned out to be a physical assault on an adult male. Officers secured the scene for fire department first responders and EMS, located the suspect and placed him in custody after he attempted to run from officers on foot. Chief J.T. Panezott said there was no stabbing. The victim was cut when he was hit by the suspect.

– Sheila Woods, 33, of Prospect Street, was cited for failure to yield after her northeastbound vehicle on Georgetown Road failed to stop at the stop sign on West State Street and collided with a westbound vehicle on State Street driven by Jeffrey Wiles, 23, of Alliance, at 11:27 p.m. Friday. Wiles and his passenger, Alina Temple, 27, also of Alliance, and Woods were all taken to Salem Community Hospital for possible injuries.

PERRY TWP.

– Police were called at 1:20 a.m. Monday to the 1100 block of Prospect Street for someone trying to gain access to a resident’s home, rattling the door knob to the home.

– A resident in the 1300 block of Highland Avenue reported at 1:17 a.m. Monday that a person keeps sending threatening text messages.

– A resident on Elberon Avenue called police at 9:49 p.m. Sunday to ask questions about an unwanted person.

– Alonzo Gaspar Jimon, whose address was not listed on the report, was cited for driving without a valid license after a traffic stop at 9:06 p.m. Sunday on South Lincoln Avenue.

– A woman on West State Street reported a missing juvenile at 11:56 a.m. Sunday, but the juvenile returned home before police arrived.

– Daniel Grimes, 22, of 2165 W. State St., Alliance, was cited for non-compliance suspension after a traffic stop at 9:01 a.m. Sunday on East Pidgeon Road at Depot Road.

– Police were called at 8 a.m. Sunday to the 1500 block of Brookview Drive for a hit/skip accident. A 2008 Chevy belonging to Brooke Linsley of East Palestine was struck while in the driveway of a property overnight.

– Officers responded at 1:20 a.m. Sunday to a one-vehicle rollover injury accident on Egypt Road just south of Painter Road. Brice J. Cushman of Salem was allegedly northbound on Egypt Road and failed to negotiate a turn, traveling off of the left side of the road, climbing an embankment and overturning twice, shearing off a utility pole before coming to rest in a ditch. The driver was taken to Salem Community Hospital by EMT Ambulance, then taken by helicopter to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown with non-lifethreatening injuries. The accident was under investigation with charges pending. Officers were assisted at the scene by Perry Township firefighters and EMT Ambulance.

– Police were called at 5:41 p.m. Saturday to check on the welfare of two small juveniles walking west on U.S. Route 62 near Indiana Boulevard without any adult supervision. The children, ages 5 and 6, were found with one of the concerned callers and said they were going to one of their parents’ houses far away. They could not give an address, only that they lived over the bridge in Salem. Salem Police were contacted and had just received missing persons reports for the two children. They were taken back to the city with their bicycle and picked up by a city officer to be taken to their mother’s home.

– Police were called at 12:24 p.m. Saturday to the 1800 block of South Lincoln Avenue for a snake inside an apartment complex. The complex manager removed the snake with a shovel.

– A resident in the 200 block of Benton Road reported at 10:08 a.m. Saturday that a person parked in front of their driveway, blocking their access, and when asked to move the vehicle, ignored them and walked away. Police told the owner to move the vehicle and they complied.

– A caller in the 1100 block of Prospect Street at 5:32 a.m. Saturday reported a suspicious person climbing on a building. Nothing was found.

– Shane Javens, of Salem, was charged with reckless operation on private property after allegedly operating his pickup recklessly in a yard on West Pidgeon Road, striking a parked vehicle and causing serious yard damage.

– An anonymous caller at 4:50 a.m. Saturday reported a woman sitting on the railroad tracks at South Lincoln Avenue, but nobody was found in that area or near the South Ellsworth Avenue crossing. A train went through and did not report anyone.

LEETONIA

– An officer assisted a woman who fell in the American Legion parking lot at 3 a.m. June 11.

– Matthew D. Huk, 19, Columbiana, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash on Columbia Street at 5:37 a.m. June 14 in which he was eastbound and allegedly traveled off the right side of the roadway, striking a telephone pole.

– An officer disposed of live rounds found on the Greenway Bike Trail at 6:10 p.m. June 14.

– An officer responded to the 400 block of Columbia Street in reference to an animal complaint at 11:33 a.m. June 15.

– An officer responded to the 200 block of High Street at 11:35 a.m. June 15 in reference to an injured groundhog.

– An officer responded to Main Street at 8:21 p.m. June 15 in reference to a traffic complaint.

– An officer spoke to a person in the 300 block of Ridge Street at 9:19 p.m. June 15 in reference to a barking dog complaint.

– An officer responded to a Front Street business at 11:57 p.m. June 16 in reference to a woman to be removed.

– An officer responded to a report of an erratic driver on Main Street at High Street at 11:52 p.m. June 17 and found damage to a Greenway Bike Trail sign.

– An officer responded to a Columbia Street business in reference to a vehicle being struck in the parking lot at 3:19 p.m. June 19.

– An officer spoke with a Somer Street man regarding a harassment report at 6:10 p.m. Friday.

– An officer responded to the area of the K-12 campus at 10:51 a.m. Saturday in reference to gun fire and found a man target shooting on Butcher Road.

POLICE REPORTS

Salem reports

-Police responded to the 2800 block of E. State Street at 2:18 p.m. Saturday where a purse was reported stolen. It was recovered and the suspect was caught on the store security cameras with the purse. The incident is under investigation.

-Police responded to the 300 block of Rose Avenue at 2:25 p.m. Saturday where the complainant advised her ex-boyfriend was texting and threatening to post things to mutual friends around town about her. She was advised of the options.

-Walmart security called at 1:54 p.m. Saturday about a theft that occurred earlier in the day. It is under investigation.

– Police responded to the 600 block of Cedar Street at 1:28 p.m. Saturday where the complainant reported her neighbor was allowing their dog to defecate on her property.

– Police responded to the 500 block of S. Lundy Avenue at 1:09 p.m. Saturday for a domestic dispute that was verbal only and both people were calmed down by the time police were leaving.

-Police responded to the 200 block of E. State Street at 11:38 a.m. Saturday where the complainant advised someone broke into the business overnight through the back door. A cash drawer with an undetermined amount of money was taken. The incident is under investigation.

-At 10:46 a.m. Saturday, police responded to the 900 block of S. Lundy Avenue where the complainant, his mother and a neighbor advised of hearing a loud bang like a shot from a gun. The complainant advised a blue-colored, unknown make of car was heading north. In the morning the complainant found a rolled-up business-type card in the flower bed in front and the complainant felt it was some sort of homemade bullet. No gun powder or burn marks were found and he said items on the porch were moved around.

– Police responded to the 200 block of W. State Street at 10:33 a.m. Saturday where the vehicle operated by Katelyn M. Skolosh, 31365 Salem-Alliance Road struck the rear of the vehicle operated by Douglas M. Battershell, 16420 U.S. 62, Damascus. Skolosh was cited for assured clear distance and her vehicle was towed from the scene and Battershell drove his vehicle from the scene.

-Police received a complaint from Kenneth L. Willis of Carey Road at 6:25 p.m. Saturday advising his 1970 Chevelle was damaged while parked in the municipal lot in the 500 block of E. Pershing Street

– Police responded to the 2300 block of E.State Street at 6:58 p.m. Saturday and an officer spoke to the complainant about trespassing and soliciting at that location. The complainant was advised of the options.

– Police on patrol were stopped in the 1000 block of E. State Street at 8:15 a.m. Saturday by a woman who found a woman’s wallet. Police will attempt to contact the owner.

-A domestic dispute in the 400 block of Vine Avenue at 7:09 p.m. Saturday was verbal only over personal issues.

– Police on patrol at 8:44 p.m. Saturday recovered a black tri-fold wallet near the corner of E. Pershing Street and S. Broadway Avenue

-Police responded to the 100 block of W. Pershing Street at 8:51 p.m. Saturday for a person to be removed who was gone when police arrived.

– Chad D. Raymond, 110 W. Pershing Street #2, was taken into custody at 8:53 p.m. Saturday on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear for an OVI charge. He was taken to the county jail.

– Police responded to the 600 block of Park Avenue at 10:55 p.m. Saturday where the complainant advised that two unknown people had kicked open the back door of the residence. Damage was observed and the complainant advised that several items in the house were destroyed.

-A call to a residence in the 500 block of E. Pershing Street at 9:59 p.m. Saturday regarding a fight was a verbal dispute over personal issues.

-Police responded to the 600 block of E. 2d Street at 11:07 p.m. Saturday for a fight between two males who both were gone when police arrived.

-Police responded to the 400 block of S. Broadway Avenue at 11:23 p.m. Saturday for a possible fight. Officers located a group in front of a duplex and two people had been wrestling and an unidentified female began yelling and it turned into a verbal altercation. The female was gone when police arrived.

POLICE REPORTS

Salem reports

– Police directing traffic at an accident scene at W. State Street and Georgetown Road stopped Keith L. Grim, 906 Highland Avenue at 12:03 a.m. Saturday after he failed to comply with a police direction. He was cited for OVI.

– Police on patrol observed a male stumbling in the road in the 100 block of W. State Street at 12:40 a.m. Saturday. He was a juvenile and taken into custody and released to a family member.

– Police charged Jacob B. McEldowney, 30836 Carey Road, with OVI, fictitious plates and speed after making a traffic stop on E. State Street at 1 a.m. Saturday.

– Police responded to the 100 block of Railroad Street at 11:11 a.m. Saturday for a man who said another punched him in the face. The case will be forwarded to the county prosecutor for review.

– Police responded to a possible breaking and entering in the 1000 block of E. 4th Street at 2:30 a.m. Saturday. The complaint said the door was unlocked and wasn’t sure if anything was taken. The complainant believed that a known person entered the residence without permission.

– Police cited Raymond B. McMillan at 3:33 a.m. Saturday on Depot Road and Lake Avenue for marked lanes and driving under suspension.

– While on patrol at 4:21 a.m. Saturday, police observed a man staggering on the sidewalk near Highland Avenue and E. State Street and charged Justin E. Cartwright of Pampa, Texas with underage consumption.

– Police were unable to locate a person reported to be on the railroad tracks at the S. Lincoln Avenue crossing at 4:52 a.m. Saturday.

– While checking on a suspicious person complaint on E. 6th Street at 5:42 a.m. Saturday, police found and outstanding warrant for Devan A. McCallister, 33038 Charlton Drive and he was transported to the county jail.

– Police checked a man who reportedly had drugs on him in the 1000 block of E. 3rd Street at 5:37 p.m. Nothing was found.

– Police responded to the 900 block of N. Ellsworth Avenue at 5:24 a.m. Saturday for a report of a fight in progress and located a person with a disability with people trying to calm him down.

– Josie Rastetter, 274 W.Wilson Street was serve with an outstanding warrant at 6:58 p.m. Friday after being observed walking on E. Pershing Street and was taken to the county jail.

– Police received a complaint from a woman who had been stuck in traffic in the 100 block of W.State Street at 9:34 p.m. Friday when an unknown man struck her vehicle with his fist. There was no damage.

– Police responded to the 1400 block of E. State Street at 10:01 p.m. Friday for a report of a man using obscene language and urging vehicles to burn out. An officer spoke to a large group and they said they would cease.

– Police responded to the 1000 block of E. State Street at 11:08 a.m. Friday where an employee of the Salem Car Wash had been struck in the legs while vacuuming a vehicle by another vehicle. He said his legs were injured but said he would continue working.

– Police received two complaints at 8:18 p.m. and 9:05 p.m. from a business in the 1000 block of E. State Street about people loitering. The people were gone when police arrived.

Perry Township reports

– Police made a traffic stop on state Route 45 at 5:16 p.m. Friday and found the driver, Crystal M. Ross of Berlin Center was operating under a 12-point suspension and was cited for that.

– At 11:32 a.m. Friday, police responded the bypass and N. Ellsworth Avenue where a vehicle operated by Juanita Floor, 1572 Merle Road, attempted to turn from U.S. 62 onto N. Ellsworth Avenue She pulled into the path of the vehicle operated by Shawn McConville of Alliance. Floor and her passenger were transported to the hospital for minor injuries and both vehicles sustained disabling damage.

– Police removed a large amount of beer cans covering the road on E. Pine Lake Road and U.S. 62 at 10:57 a.m. Friday.

– Police responded to the 300 block of Georgetown Road at 7:44 a.m. Friday for an electrical wire on the road and power out to several residences. Police blocked the road and Ohio Edison was contacted. A phone line had wrapped around a power line and grounded it, causing the power outage.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– A woman called at 5:13 a.m. Friday to report a resident in the 100 block of Washington Avenue let a dog out without a leash and the dog came toward her. The owner was told to keep the dog on a leash when outside.

– Police were called at 2:20 a.m. Friday to the Sparkle parking lot on Lundy Avenue for a person in a silver Ford Ranger blowing the horn repeatedly. They were not found.

– An officer on a patrol at 2:06 a.m. Friday saw two males behind St. Paul School and found they were playing basketball. They were told to move along.

– A domestic was reported at 1:54 a.m. Friday in the 800 block of Summit Street. A male and female said they had an argument, but no physical violence occurred. They were told to keep the noise down.

– Britney Dermotta, 26, of 669 S. Union Ave., was charged with domestic violence after police were called at 1:09 a.m. Friday to her residence. She was determined to be the primary aggressor, with a large fresh scratch still bleeding on the right side of a man’s neck. She was taken to the Columbiana County jail.

– A reckless driver was reported at 12:39 a.m. Friday in the 1100 block of East State Street where Mary Misner reported the vehicle caused damage to her vehicle while parked at a local business and was traveling at a high rate of speed. The vehicle and driver could not be found.

– A suspicious female was reported in a lot in the 2800 block of East State Street at 11:11 p.m. Thursday, but was not found.

– A water line break was reported at 11:03 p.m. Thursday in the 1300 block of Franklin Avenue, but officers checked the area and were unable to find any water break.

– An officer on patrol at 10:05 p.m. Thursday found a vehicle parked in a posted no parking area on the north side of West 10th Street. The owner was contacted and moved it.

– Police responded at 10:04 p.m. Thursday to the 100 block of Sugartree Alley where a woman said she asked a juvenile to leave and he refused. An officer spoke with the juvenile and told him he was not welcome. He left without incident.

– An officer on patrol at 9:11 p.m. Thursday saw a motorcycle parked in a no parking zone on North Union Avenue and East Third Street and contacted the owner to move it.

– A juvenile in the 100 block of North Howard Avenue reported at 8:51 p.m. Thursday that another juvenile had been following him in an attempt to start a fight. He was told his options. The other juvenile could not be found.

– Police were called at 8:10 p.m. Thursday to the 1300 block of East 11th Street for a dispute between a female and a male in a black car. They could not be found.

– A dog was reported at large in the 300 block of East Seventh Street at 6:02 p.m. Thursday, but was not found.

– Alleged animal cruelty was reported at 5:42 p.m. Thursday in the 600 block of Ohio avenue where a resident was found catching stray cats underneath his porch to take to an animal shelter. There were no signs of abuse.

– A caller at 4:46 p.m. Thursday requested a well-being check for some juveniles in the 500 block of East Third Street. An officer responded and they appeared okay. He spoke with the mother, but there was a language barrier and he was only able to confirm that the kids were okay, the report said.

– An accident involving an SUV and a bicycle in the 2300 block of East State Street at 3:31 p.m. Thursday remains under investigation. A vehicle driven by Ashley McVay, 24, of East Third Street, and a bicycle ridden by Robert Marshall, 44, of South Lincoln Avenue, were both eastbound on East State Street when the vehicle turned right to enter the Get Go parking lot and collided with the bicycle. Police received conflicting stories from the driver of the vehicle and the bicycle rider. Marshall was taken to Salem Community Hospital by EMT Ambulance with non life-threatening injuries.

PERRY TWP.

– Police were called at 5:46 p.m. Thursday for a disabled semi tractor trailer on state Route 45 north of Georgetown Road. Township Fire Chief Bruce Whitcher called it in, noting the trailer was sitting at a precarious angle with the left side wheels entirely off the ground. Police directed traffic for Davidson Towing while they shut down both lanes of state Route 45 as the trailer was set upright and hooked onto another tractor. The landing gear had collapsed on the loaded trailer while disengaging from the tractor. The roadway was closed for about an hour and a half.

– A representative from Blossom Nursing home on Blossom Lane off of Depot Road reported at 4:10 p.m. Thursday that they believed an ex-employee had made derogatory statements towards the nursing home and requested extra patrols in the area.

– Levi Gorby, 24, of Brooklyn Ave., Salem, was cited for non-compliance suspension after a traffic stop at 11:45 a.m. Thursday in the 1300 block of West State Street. The plates were removed from the vehicle, per the Bureau of Motor Vehicles, and the vehicle was towed.

– Police assisted the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office at 12:41 a.m. Thursday with a domestic dispute on Carey Road.

– A woman from Duck Creek Road reported at 8:20 p.m. Wednesday that when they checked on their house which is in foreclosure on Prospect Street, they found a suspicious vehicle and a man in the driveway. When asked what he was doing there, he claimed his vehicle overheated. They were calling the police when the man jumped in his vehicle and left westbound on Georgetown Road. Earlier in the day, she noticed that a cast iron bell had been removed from its cradle and taken. She was unsure if the two incidents were related.

– Nancy Brown, of the 200 block of Indiana Avenue, reported at 2:29 p.m. Wednesday that their trampoline was damaged sometime overnight.

– Police were called to the 1700 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 9:43 a.m. Wednesday for a possible break-in at a residence not currently occupied. The caller believed the person who entered was a family member. She was told to change the locks due to an ongoing problem with the family member. There had been previous reports regarding the issues with the family member accused of entering the residence.

LISBON

– The sheriff’s office asked for an officer assist in a deputy in removing someone from the Traveler’s Inn on state Route 45 at 7:43 p.m. Thursday.

– A man called Friday to say he had not heard from his daughter on East Chestnut Street for three days, and the tires on her car were flat.

COLUMBIANA

– A woman reported at 6 a.m. Thursday her husband told her someone had broken into Radio Shack. Police went to the store and found the glass broken out of a door but no one inside.

– A West Southern Avenue man reported at 6 a.m. Thursday someone drove through his yard and damaged his mailbox. At 6:35 a.m. the man reported the driver said they would pay to repair the mailbox and that they had swerved to avoid a deer.

– A South Main Street man reported at 2:38 a.m. Thursday he lost his cell phone about a week ago.

– A woman reported at 9:48 p.m. Thursday she heard another woman calling for help on Old state Route 14. When her husband went to check he found the woman’s dog had gotten loose and was struck by a vehicle headed eastbound.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– Police were called to Murphy USA in the 2400 block of East State Street at 8:58 a.m. Thursday for a suspicious vehicle the business wanted removed. The vehicle was removed.

– An alarm was reported at Walgreens in the 2100 block of East State Street at 7:10 a.m. Thursday, with the exterior found secure.

– The water department called police at 6:24 a.m. Thursday for assistance with removing a vehicle parked in an area where workers needed to fix a water line break in the 300 block of West State Street. The owner was contacted and the vehicle moved.

– A caller at 6:09 a.m. Thursday reported a vehicle being driven by an intoxicated person in the 2800 block of East State Street. The vehicle was not found.

– An officer on patrol at 3:26 a.m. Thursday found a water line break in the 300 block of West Fifth Street and notified the water department.

– Police, fire department first responders and KLG Ambulance responded to the 400 block of Continental Drive at 1:42 a.m. Thursday for a medical call in an apartment where a man said something bit him and took all the hair off of his leg. He said he captured it and put it in a jar in his bathroom. He refused to be transported to the hospital for treatment.

– A barking dog was reported in the 1300 block of Pershing Street at 12:51 a.m. Thursday. The dog was inside a fenced area behind a home and taken inside.

– A dog was reported barking excessively in the area of Vine Avenue and East Fourth Street at 11:36 p.m. Wednesday. An officer could not find a dog, but a resident was seen entering a vehicle with a Beagle and leaving, so that may have been the source of the barking.

– Police were called to the 200 block of Penn Avenue at 11:19 p.m. Wednesday for a suspicious heavyset bald man looking into vehicles. He was not found.

– A West State Street woman reported at 10:56 p.m. Wednesday that her soon-to-be ex-boyfriend made threats to her in reference to the end of their relationship, causing her concern for her well-being. She wanted it documented in case of further problems.

– A police officer from Vineland, N.J., called at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday to report his department had two people from Salem in custody in their jurisdiction and they had been giving him several names and different information and he wanted to confirm their identities. A Salem officer gave him all their information and confirmed active warrants for their arrest from Columbiana County. A hold was being placed on them and the Sheriff’s Office contacted.

– Lisbon Police called at 10:28 p.m. Wednesday to report a possible intoxicated driver coming into the city on Ellsworth Avenue, but the vehicle was not found.

– Joseph M. Smith, of 340 N. Ellsworth Ave., was taken into custody on an active warrant after police were called to Hope Cemetery at 9:37 p.m. Wednesday for a suspicious person walking around. The person was contacted and said he was just trying to cool off and waste some time. Police checked his identification and found the warrant.

– An anonymous person came to the police station at 9:04 p.m. Wednesday to report several people and suspicious activity in the city.

– A debit card was found in an ATM machine in the 600 block of East State Street at 6:56 p.m. Wednesday. An attempt will be made to contact the owner.

– An officer responded to Centennial Park near the swimming pool at 6:22 p.m. Wednesday for a report of juveniles tipping a picnic table and climbing in the trees. They were located near the parking lot and told the officer a football they were throwing got stuck and they tipped the table to allow one of them to reach the branches to retrieve the ball. They returned to the table to its proper location.

– Police were called to an East Third Street residence at 5:55 p.m. Wednesday to check the well-being of a juvenile. An officer spoke with the child’s aunt, who said her 9-year-old nephew was being unruly and she dragged him into the house for his behavior. The juvenile said he was okay and didn’t appear to have any signs of abuse.

– Police were called at 5:40 p.m. Wednesday to an apartment complex in the 400 block of Continental Drive to follow up on a vacuum cleaner reported stolen from a front porch subsequent to delivery. A man was in possession of the vacuum cleaner and said it was left on his front step and he assumed it was a Father’s Day gift, opened it up, put it together and used it once. He found out the package was delivered to the wrong address and spoke with the person who had ordered the vacuum and she no longer wanted it. He was made several calls to the company to pick it up, but nothing has been done and he didn’t want the company accusing him of theft. He was told it’s a civil matter between him and the company.

– A loud dirt bike was reported on Rose Avenue and East Third Street in an alley at 4:57 p.m. Wednesday. Police found a dirt bike parked for sale on Third Street and the owner said someone took it for a test ride.

– A man on Pearce Circle came to the police station at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday to report his ex-girlfriend and her family have been harassing him. Her sister threatened him over the past few weeks and kicked his car and her dad confronted him. He wanted it documented.

– An anonymous male reported possible drug activity within the city at 1:34 p.m. Wednesday.

– A woman at 12:34 p.m. Wednesday reported she went to talk with the father of her child at a West Pershing Street residence and his new girlfriend struck or pushed her and her infant while they were in the parking lot. She said she had a mark on the right side of her face and the infant had a mark on the left side of her forehead. The incident was under investigation.

COLUMBIANA

– A woman reported at 9:28 a.m. Wednesday a blue jay somehow got into an unoccupied vehicle at the Dutch Haus parking lot and it was trying to peck its way out. The woman told police she would have tried to open the door but she was afraid it would set off the car alarm. Police went to the parking lot but someone had already gotten the bird out.

– An employee at St. Mary’s on Garfield Avenue reported theft of a ring at 11:49 a.m. Wednesday.

– A Pueblo Lane man reported telephone harassment at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

– A solicitor’s permit was issued to Roy McIntyre of Comcast at 2:59 p.m. Wednesday.

– Century Containers requested an officer at 4 p.m. Wednesday for an intoxicated female employee. Police warned the woman for disorderly conduct and she was taken from the property by someone known to her.

– Someone reported at 4:16 p.m. Wednesday a red Audi with tinted windows was driving around the park at a high rate of speed. Police found the vehicle and warned the driver.

– A resident reported at 7 p.m. Wednesday he saw a vehicle go through a stop sign in the area of Elm Street and Parkview. Police checked the area but did not find the vehicle.

– A man reported at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday a man who was possibly intoxicated was driving a black Ford Explorer in the area of Metz and Fairfield roads and Fairfield School Avenue. Police checked the area but did not find the vehicle.

– A man reported at 9:49 p.m. Wednesday a man in a red Audi northbound on Main Street was smoking marijuana. Police checked the area but did not find the vehicle.

LISBON

– A man who lives on Garfield Street reported Thursday getting calls from someone claiming to be his grandson, which is impossible since he does not have a grandson.

-Mail carrier Missy Baker reported coming across a sick cat in the parking lot at the corner of West Lincoln and Beaver streets at 10 a.m. Thursday. Police arrived to find the cat bleeding from its eyes and nose, and the humane society was contacted.

– A caller reported a woman was standing in the yard of the American Boarding Home on North Market Street at 10:48 p.m. Wednesday and she was cursing and saying she was unafraid to die.

– A Maple Street woman reported Wednesday a push mower was stolen from her porch.

– A caller reported coming across a possible drunk driver on state Route 45 and Beaver street at 12:30 p.m. Thursday. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– Police were called at 1:43 p.m. Wednesday to Maple Street at Fair Avenue for juveniles putting fireworks on the road. The juveniles told an officer they placed bang snaps on the road and vehicles were running them over. They were told to stop.

– The manager of an apartment complex in the 2500 block of Lexington Avenue called at 1:27 p.m. Wednesday to report a man who had already been sent a trespass notice was in one of the apartments. He was seen leaving with his girlfriend prior to police arriving. The manager said she was going to evict the girlfriend for allowing the boyfriend to stay at her apartment.

– Police were called to the 900 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 11:23 a.m. Wednesday to speak to a woman about a possible scam. It was found the incident occurred at a residence on Andrew Avenue in Perry Township, but the city had received similar reports and told the woman they would document her report to make city residents aware. She said two males came to her residence at 3 p.m. Tuesday and said they were selling magazine subscriptions for school to go on a trip. She allowed them inside and wrote six different checks for different subscriptions totaling $245. She said one of them stole a bottle of medication prior to leaving and she was able to cancel the checks on Wednesday morning before they could be cashed. The males matched the description of a previous report.

– A Leetonia man reported at 9:49 a.m. Wednesday that he was scammed Tuesday afternoon while inside Walmart when two males approached him inside the store and claimed they were selling books for school. He bought a subscription for $36 cash and obtained a receipt. When he called the customer service number, he discovered it was not a legitimate number. He provided police with an Arizona vehicle registration for the vehicle the suspects left in.

– Bradley J. Lewis, 656 Ohio Ave., was taken into custody for an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office for failure to appear on a receiving stolen property charge after police saw him walking through the parking lot of Salem Community Hospital at 3:23 a.m. Wednesday.

– Police were called at 3:39 a.m. Wednesday to check on the well-being of a woman in the 700 block of West Perry Street. The woman said she was fine and would contact the person who called police.

– Police were dispatched at 10:31 p.m. Tuesday to the 400 block of South Ellsworth Avenue for a well-being check on a female at a residence. Officers spoke with the female and a male who both said they had an argument, but nothing physical took place.

– An anonymous caller at 9:17 p.m. Tuesday reported an alleged assault in the 300 block of West Fourth Street. A man said he and a friend had a minor dispute, but no assault occurred. The friend left before officers arrived.

– Loud music was reported at 8:03 p.m. Tuesday in the 1100 block of Cleveland Street. The area was quiet when police arrived. Residents outside said they believed the loud music came from a vehicle that left the area.

– An alarm activation was reported at 7:16 p.m. Tuesday in the 500 block of East State Street where the exterior was found secure.

– A woman on Cleveland Street reported at 7:10 p.m. Tuesday that she’s been receiving threatening messages from her son and ex-husband who live in West Virginia, threatening to come to Ohio and assault her with multiple people. They were also emailing her. She wanted contact from them ended. She was told her options and an officer will attempt to contact them.

– An officer on patrol at 7:01 p.m. Tuesday was approached by a man who found a key in the door of a vehicle while browsing at a nearby car lot on Continental Drive. The officer placed the key in the key drop at the car lot.

– Police were called at 6:35 p.m. Tuesday to the 800 block of East Third Street for a report of a white pickup speeding westbound and allegedly spinning its tires near the Hawley Avenue intersection and parking in the 800 block. Officers located a similar truck parked at the rear of a property, but the owner said it could not have been his truck because he was working on it all day and it had not left the garage. Officers told him there had been several complaints of speeding on East Third Street involving a truck similar to his.

– A clerk at Murphy gas station near Walmart on East State Street reported at 5:39 p.m. Tuesday that a male in a black Jeep pumped $25 worth of gas and left without paying.

– A woman came to the police station at 5:36 p.m. Tuesday to report an ongoing problem with a known female engaging in a pattern of conduct that has her in fear of her own safety and the safety of her family. She filed a previous report with police which said the female made indirect threats of serious physical harm toward her. She said the suspect showed up at a location where she had been scheduled to go Tuesday, but had rescheduled elsewhere, and she’s been driving up and down the street where she was living and tried to find out where she’s currently staying. She receives in excess of 20 calls a day from a blocked phone number, but doesn’t answer the calls. She was told to file additional reports if further problems occur and that charges could be reviewed once elements for stalking are established.

– A man in the 300 block of Seventh Street at 5:50 p.m. Tuesday reported he purchased a Dodge Ram truck for his stepdaughter, in his name, and she’s supposed to maintain the vehicle and pay for it, but has not been keeping up her end of the deal. He was concerned he could be held responsible if something happens. She had just left without telling him where she was going. He was told his options.

– A woman on Wilson Street reported at 4:09 p.m. Tuesday that she keeps receiving text messages from her brother and doesn’t want any contact from him. An officer contacted the brother and told him to stop all contact with her. She was told that he doesn’t want her to contact him.

– An adult male was reported riding a dirt bike at 3:07 p.m. Tuesday in the parking lot of the KSU City Center. Contact was made at a residence on Third Street where the bike was found. The owner was told to stop riding unless it’s on his property.

– A city worker at 1:43 p.m. Tuesday reported finding a set of keys in the 2400 block of East State Street, with the keys placed in the police lost and found.

– A domestic was reported at 3:07 p.m. Monday in the 200 block of Wilson Street where a male and female had an argument and she wanted him thrown out. She was told he would have to be evicted.

– A woman at 2:35 p.m. Monday reported she was harassed while shopping at Walmart on East State Street. She was told her options.

COLUMBIANA

– Someone reported at 3:43 a.m Tuesday someone was driving erratically on state Route 14. Police checked the area but did not find the vehicle.

– Police and fire officials responded to a fire alarm at Vari Wall on Wardingly Drive at 12:56 p.m. Tuesday. It was discovered city workers were flushing the fire hydrant and there was no fire.

– An East Lane, Minerva, man reported at 2:52 p.m. Tuesday someone sideswiped his vehicle that was parked in the Post Office parking lot.

– A Sparkle Market employee reported at 7:33 p.m. Tuesday a suspicious man was walking around outside the business. Police spoke to the man who said he was just walking around and stretching after work.

– Christi Baglama requested at 9:16 p.m. Tuesday police assist her with serving an eviction at the Court Street residence.

– Lynn Brown, 53, Washingtonville, was cited for driving under suspension at 8:53 p.m. Tuesday on Windjammer Drive.

LISBON

– An East Chestnut Street man reported Tuesday his garage was entered and the following items were stolen: a grass bag for the mower, electric battery charger and four batteries.

– The sheriff’s office reported a deputy was at the Save-A-Lot parking lot on Tuesday afternoon investigating someone putting duct tape over a child’s mother. An officer arrived and determined it was just some youths playing around.

-Jeffrey M. Skidmore, 33, owner of the Motorcycle Dream Shop, was cited Tuesday by police for his property being in violation of village code. The complaint noted Skidmore had a boat sitting on the ground and another on blocks, neither of which have licenses. There is also an inoperable vehicle in the lot, along with tires. Police state Skidmore has also been the subject of numerous noise nuisance complaints.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– A woman in the 2300 block of Southeast Boulevard spoke to an officer at 1:35 p.m. Tuesday about a civil matter involving a family member.

– Police checked on two solicitors going door-to-door on Sharp Avenue at 11:37 a.m. Tuesday. They were identified, given a warning and told how to obtain a legal permit to solicit within the city.

– Ronald Clingerman, of Walnut Street, called at 11:18 a.m. Tuesday to report criminal damaging in the 500 block where he lives and where a large amount of oil or similar fluid was found all over the road and all over his Firebird parked in the street. Fluid spatter was noted on the sidewalks and plants near a home. Clingerman said his car was covered with the oil, damaging the rubber around the door and leaking inside the vehicle around the windows.

– An officer was dispatched at 8:22 a.m. Tuesday to the 900 block of Prospect Street for a vehicle lockout with a child inside the vehicle. A waiver was signed and the vehicle was unlocked without incident.

– A barking dog was reported at 1:52 a.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of East Eighth Street. The responding officer could not hear a dog, but found a small dog tied out on a front porch which started to bark at the officer. There was no answer at the door, with a warning tag left at the residence.

– Loud music was reported at 9:50 p.m. Monday in an apartment building in the 800 block of East Third Street where a juvenile said the neighbor was playing music loudly. There was no answer at the neighbor’s door and the officer did not observe the music to be loud enough for the law to be enforced.

– A suspicious vehicle was reported at 9:29 p.m. Monday in the parking lot at Busy Beaver on East State Street where a car had been parked in the lot all day with no person seen around the car. The vehicle was found secure. The owner was contacted and said the battery was dead and the vehicle would be removed in the morning.

– Police were called at 8:52 p.m. Monday to East Third Street and Vine Avenue for a male being disorderly. An officer made contact with the male who was calming down and had been upset over a recent breakup with his girlfriend. He left with his sister.

– Police were called to the 700 block of East Fourth Street at 8:51 p.m. Monday for several puppies who had escaped from the front porch of a residence where they had been secured earlier by an officer. The dogs were secured on the front porch again, with an attempt to contact the owner failing. Police had been called to the same property at 6:20 p.m. and found five small puppies standing in the front yard. A caller said the puppies kept getting out from under a fence. There had been no answer to the door at the residence, with a note left for the owner to contact police after the puppies were secured on the porch.

– A woman on Prospect Street reported at 7:52 p.m. Monday that a known female was sending her harassing text messages and refusing to stop. This was not the first time for the problem despite a multitude of requests for her to stop. The female continues to contact her via cell phone. An officer attempted to call the suspect female, but received a recorded messaged that the voice mailbox was not set up. The officer planned to follow up.

– A woman in an apartment building in the 700 block of East Fifth Street reported at 7:31 p.m. Monday that people have been looking in the window of her apartment and one person recently made a comment that made her uncomfortable. An officer spoke to neighbors who affirmed they were not involved. She was told to get a description of the suspects and the clothing worn so officers could identify the person and make contact.

– A woman in the 600 block of Euclid Street reported at 5:37 p.m. Monday that a male she knows is posting threatening messages on Facebook that she believes are towards her. An officer saw the messages posted on the male’s Facebook page and not posted to the woman. She said he followed her earlier and yelled obscene words at her. She was told her options.

– An officer on patrol at 4:10 p.m. Monday saw a moderate amount of white smoke near the area of West Seventh Street and North Howard Avenue, locating a person with a burn barrell at the rear of a Seventh Street property. The officer explained that cookout fires are permitted of a 3 x 3 x 3 size using seasoned wood, but a burn barrell for brush is prohibited due to the smoke and odor. The person apologized and said the barrell contents would be extinguished.

– A woman at Subway restaurant at the Broadway Plaza on East Second Street reported at 3:52 p.m. Monday that a man keeps calling the restaurant and asking if he’s related to one of the workers. He was told personal information can’t be given out. The woman said she’s familiar with the man and said he had come to the store before and left notes for workers. An officer contacted the man and told him not to call the restaurant anymore.

– Loud music was reported in the 300 block of Rose Avenue at 3:52 p.m. Monday, but none was heard by officers who patrolled the area.

– Tesa Beery, 35, of West Pershing Street, was cited for assured clear distance after her westbound vehicle on East State Street struck the back of another westbound vehicle driven by Stephanie Tuttle, 31, of Gillette, Wyoming, who had stopped for a funeral procession at Hawley Avenue at 12:06 p.m. Monday.

PERRY TWP.

– Police responded at 12:55 a.m. Tuesday to the 1200 block of Somerset Drive for a report of yelling. Officers found an open garage door and attempted to make contact with the resident. A male and female walked out of the garage, saw the police and walked back inside and shut the garage door. The male later said he did not hear anything.

– Police were called at 12:02 a.m. Tuesday to the 1800 block of South Lincoln Avenue for a report of a vehicle that struck a house, but determined upon arrival that no accident occurred. The homeowner reported knowing the man at the scene and wanted him and his vehicle removed. The man did not have a valid driver’s license and walked to a residence inside the city. The vehicle was towed away at the homeowner’s request.

– Police were called at 8:36 p.m. Monday to the 1300 block of Elberon Avenue for an alleged theft report, but determined it was a civil matter. The resident advised somebody familiar to them had items belonging to them. The items were returned to the owner.

– A caller from Beechwood Road spoke with police at 8:14 p.m. Monday regarding fraudulent charges on his bank statement. The incident is under investigation.

– Loud music was reported at 7:31 p.m. Monday in the 1000 block of Liberty Street where residents were told by officers to keep the music down for the night.

– Dylan J. Schaefer, 21, of South 15th Street, Sebring, was cited for fictitious plates after a traffic stop at 7:16 p.m. Monday on state Route 45 near Georgetown Road.

– Police responded at 7:12 p.m. Monday to the 1100 block of West Perry Street to check the well-being of two children at the request of a relative. Police spoke to both children who were found to be fine and in no danger.

– Police and the township fire department both responded at 5:34 p.m. Monday to the 1200 block of Hampton Place for a reported garage door fire. It was found the garage door opener was malfunctioning and smoking, with the fire department investigating.

– A loose dog was reported at 4:40 p.m. Monday in the 1100 block of Hampton Place. Police caught the dog, described as an old black lab with hip issues, and contacted Alchemy Acres who took possession of the dog until the owner can be identified.

– Kathryn Boggs of Negley was cited for assured clear distance ahead after a three-vehicle accident at 10:22 a.m. Monday in the 1800 block of South Lincoln Avenue. Boggs was northbound on South Lincoln Avenue and struck another northbound vehicle driven by Dennis E. Miller of Salineville who was stopped in traffic, causing his vehicle to strike a vehicle driven by Dorothy Hendricks of Salem, who was also stopped in traffic. No injuries were reported.

COLUMBIANA

– A man reported at 3 a.m. Monday a man was going through his vehicle on Fairfield School Road. Police checked the area but did not find the man.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– A woman in the 2300 block of Southeast Boulevard spoke to an officer at 1:35 p.m. Tuesday about a civil matter involving a family member.

– Police checked on two solicitors going door-to-door on Sharp Avenue at 11:37 a.m. Tuesday. They were identified, given a warning and told how to obtain a legal permit to solicit within the city.

– Ronald Clingerman, of Walnut Street, called at 11:18 a.m. Tuesday to report criminal damaging in the 500 block where he lives and where a large amount of oil or similar fluid was found all over the road and all over his Firebird parked in the street. Fluid spatter was noted on the sidewalks and plants near a home. Clingerman said his car was covered with the oil, damaging the rubber around the door and leaking inside the vehicle around the windows.

– An officer was dispatched at 8:22 a.m. Tuesday to the 900 block of Prospect Street for a vehicle lockout with a child inside the vehicle. A waiver was signed and the vehicle was unlocked without incident.

– A barking dog was reported at 1:52 a.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of East Eighth Street. The responding officer could not hear a dog, but found a small dog tied out on a front porch which started to bark at the officer. There was no answer at the door, with a warning tag left at the residence.

– Loud music was reported at 9:50 p.m. Monday in an apartment building in the 800 block of East Third Street where a juvenile said the neighbor was playing music loudly. There was no answer at the neighbor’s door and the officer did not observe the music to be loud enough for the law to be enforced.

– A suspicious vehicle was reported at 9:29 p.m. Monday in the parking lot at Busy Beaver on East State Street where a car had been parked in the lot all day with no person seen around the car. The vehicle was found secure. The owner was contacted and said the battery was dead and the vehicle would be removed in the morning.

– Police were called at 8:52 p.m. Monday to East Third Street and Vine Avenue for a male being disorderly. An officer made contact with the male who was calming down and had been upset over a recent breakup with his girlfriend. He left with his sister.

– Police were called to the 700 block of East Fourth Street at 8:51 p.m. Monday for several puppies who had escaped from the front porch of a residence where they had been secured earlier by an officer. The dogs were secured on the front porch again, with an attempt to contact the owner failing. Police had been called to the same property at 6:20 p.m. and found five small puppies standing in the front yard. A caller said the puppies kept getting out from under a fence. There had been no answer to the door at the residence, with a note left for the owner to contact police after the puppies were secured on the porch.

– A woman on Prospect Street reported at 7:52 p.m. Monday that a known female was sending her harassing text messages and refusing to stop. This was not the first time for the problem despite a multitude of requests for her to stop. The female continues to contact her via cell phone. An officer attempted to call the suspect female, but received a recorded messaged that the voice mailbox was not set up. The officer planned to follow up.

– A woman in an apartment building in the 700 block of East Fifth Street reported at 7:31 p.m. Monday that people have been looking in the window of her apartment and one person recently made a comment that made her uncomfortable. An officer spoke to neighbors who affirmed they were not involved. She was told to get a description of the suspects and the clothing worn so officers could identify the person and make contact.

– A woman in the 600 block of Euclid Street reported at 5:37 p.m. Monday that a male she knows is posting threatening messages on Facebook that she believes are towards her. An officer saw the messages posted on the male’s Facebook page and not posted to the woman. She said he followed her earlier and yelled obscene words at her. She was told her options.

– An officer on patrol at 4:10 p.m. Monday saw a moderate amount of white smoke near the area of West Seventh Street and North Howard Avenue, locating a person with a burn barrell at the rear of a Seventh Street property. The officer explained that cookout fires are permitted of a 3 x 3 x 3 size using seasoned wood, but a burn barrell for brush is prohibited due to the smoke and odor. The person apologized and said the barrell contents would be extinguished.

– A woman at Subway restaurant at the Broadway Plaza on East Second Street reported at 3:52 p.m. Monday that a man keeps calling the restaurant and asking if he’s related to one of the workers. He was told personal information can’t be given out. The woman said she’s familiar with the man and said he had come to the store before and left notes for workers. An officer contacted the man and told him not to call the restaurant anymore.

– Loud music was reported in the 300 block of Rose Avenue at 3:52 p.m. Monday, but none was heard by officers who patrolled the area.

– Tesa Beery, 35, of West Pershing Street, was cited for assured clear distance after her westbound vehicle on East State Street struck the back of another westbound vehicle driven by Stephanie Tuttle, 31, of Gillette, Wyoming, who had stopped for a funeral procession at Hawley Avenue at 12:06 p.m. Monday.

PERRY TWP.

– Police responded at 12:55 a.m. Tuesday to the 1200 block of Somerset Drive for a report of yelling. Officers found an open garage door and attempted to make contact with the resident. A male and female walked out of the garage, saw the police and walked back inside and shut the garage door. The male later said he did not hear anything.

– Police were called at 12:02 a.m. Tuesday to the 1800 block of South Lincoln Avenue for a report of a vehicle that struck a house, but determined upon arrival that no accident occurred. The homeowner reported knowing the man at the scene and wanted him and his vehicle removed. The man did not have a valid driver’s license and walked to a residence inside the city. The vehicle was towed away at the homeowner’s request.

– Police were called at 8:36 p.m. Monday to the 1300 block of Elberon Avenue for an alleged theft report, but determined it was a civil matter. The resident advised somebody familiar to them had items belonging to them. The items were returned to the owner.

– A caller from Beechwood Road spoke with police at 8:14 p.m. Monday regarding fraudulent charges on his bank statement. The incident is under investigation.

– Loud music was reported at 7:31 p.m. Monday in the 1000 block of Liberty Street where residents were told by officers to keep the music down for the night.

– Dylan J. Schaefer, 21, of South 15th Street, Sebring, was cited for fictitious plates after a traffic stop at 7:16 p.m. Monday on state Route 45 near Georgetown Road.

– Police responded at 7:12 p.m. Monday to the 1100 block of West Perry Street to check the well-being of two children at the request of a relative. Police spoke to both children who were found to be fine and in no danger.

– Police and the township fire department both responded at 5:34 p.m. Monday to the 1200 block of Hampton Place for a reported garage door fire. It was found the garage door opener was malfunctioning and smoking, with the fire department investigating.

– A loose dog was reported at 4:40 p.m. Monday in the 1100 block of Hampton Place. Police caught the dog, described as an old black lab with hip issues, and contacted Alchemy Acres who took possession of the dog until the owner can be identified.

– Kathryn Boggs of Negley was cited for assured clear distance ahead after a three-vehicle accident at 10:22 a.m. Monday in the 1800 block of South Lincoln Avenue. Boggs was northbound on South Lincoln Avenue and struck another northbound vehicle driven by Dennis E. Miller of Salineville who was stopped in traffic, causing his vehicle to strike a vehicle driven by Dorothy Hendricks of Salem, who was also stopped in traffic. No injuries were reported.

COLUMBIANA

– A man reported at 3 a.m. Monday a man was going through his vehicle on Fairfield School Road. Police checked the area but did not find the man.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– Police responded to a report at 12:52 p.m. Monday of multiple shots fired at Aetna Street near Lundy Avenue. Officers checked the area and located the source in the 500 block of Aetna Street where they heard no violations, but advised a resident about the city ordinance banning the discharge of fireworks and gave him a warning.

– Tim Fatherly, of the 400 block of Ohio Avenue, reported at 11:25 a.m. Monday that his 2013 Dodge car was damaged, with dents and scratches found on the hood.

– A dog at large was reported at 6:52 a.m. Monday in the 800 block of East Third Street, with the dog found at the rear of a residence. The owner came out and said the dog slipped the chain. The dog was taken inside after the laws were explained.

– A caller at 5 a.m. Monday reported suspicious vehicles parked in the 1000 block of East State Street in the same location for over an hour with occupants inside each vehicle. Officers made contact and found they were waiting for an event to start in the area. Nothing suspicious was taking place.

– A woman in the 1300 block of South Lincoln Avenue called at 2:51 a.m. Monday to report an unknown person knocking on her back door. No one was located.

– A domestic was reported at 2:23 a.m. Monday in the 400 block of Continental Drive where a husband and wife were having a verbal dispute. Both agreed to cease contact for the rest of the night.

– A verbal dispute among neighbors was reported at 12:38 a.m. Monday in the 100 block of West Eighth Street where there had been some shouting between two people. Both parties were told their options and said they would avoid contact with each other.

– An officer on patrol at 10:40 p.m. Sunday saw a suspicious vehicle in a public parking lot on East Second Street near North Lincoln Avenue and checked on it, finding a male and female lying down in the vehicle. They said they had just finished eating and were leaving shortly.

– A woman from the 700 block of Summit Street reported at 9:05 p.m. Sunday that a male known to her has been sending her numerous harassing and threatening text messages since June 15. She wanted the messages to stop and wanted the report documented. She was advised of her options.

– Police were dispatched at 7:31 p.m. Sunday to Monroe Street apartments for a domestic in progress. Officers checked all the apartments but nothing was found. Some residents said they heard yelling, but someone left in a truck before officers arrived.

– Joey Morris, of the 200 block of West Wilson Street, called at 7:12 p.m. Sunday to report damage to a vehicle which allegedly resulted from a person throwing a rock or brick at the vehicle in the 400 block of South Broadway Avenue a short time earlier. A small dent and paint damage was reported. Officers responded to Broadway and spoke with multiple people who gave conflicting statements about the incident. The person accused of throwing something denied the allegation.

– A clerk at Dollar General in the Salem Plaza off of East State Street called at 6:50 p.m. Sunday to report an alleged shoplifter arguing with the store manager. The manager told police the woman took several items from the store and after confronting her, she allegedly became agitated and it appeared she was going to become combative. An officer spoke with the woman who said she did not steal anything and bought the items in question at the Dollar General in Lisbon. When asked if she could produce the receipt, she said she would bring it to the police station. The officer kept the items and said she could have them back when she brought the receipt. She was also told not to return to the store.

– A caller at 6:32 p.m. Sunday reported a disabled vehicle had been peeling tires in the high school parking lot. An officer saw the vehicle and fresh tire marks in the lot, with the driver saying the vehicle throttle had stuck open. A citation was issued for peeling tires and the driver had the vehicle towed.

– Rebecca Watkins, 34, of Alliance, was charged with theft after police were called at 5:32 p.m. Sunday to 1985 E. Pershing St., and spoke with several persons. Watkins was placed in custody and taken to the Columbiana County jail.

– Police were called at 5:07 p.m. Sunday to the 700 block of North Ellsworth Avenue for a person with a knife who reportedly attempted to harm himself. Officers located the person in a parking lot with visible injury to his wrist. Fire department first responders and an ambulance responded to the scene, with the person taken to Salem Community Hospital by EMT Ambulance.

PERRY TWP.

– Patricia Hall, whose address was not listed on the report, was cited for failure to control after police were called at 1:40 a.m. Monday to Goshen Road between Beechwood and Countryside for a vehicle in a ditch, with its flashers on. The owner of the vehicle, identified as Hall, said she was driving home when a deer ran out in front of the vehicle and she swerved to miss the deer and went off the road into the ditch. The vehicle sustained minor damage to the passenger side front corner.

– Police were called at 12:01 a.m. Monday to the 1300 block of Pembrooke for a domestic dispute between a man and woman. The woman said she would leave for the night.

– Police were called at 5:25 p.m. Sunday to a Stewart Road residence for a report of a pickup backing into a mailbox.

– A resident on Conser Drive reported at 7:45 a.m. Sunday that her son and his new girlfriend stole numerous items from the residence. The incident is under investigation.

-An anonymous caller at 4:29 a.m. Sunday reported someone littered the front yard, bushes and trees with tissue paper at a property in the 300 block of Plymouth Place.

– A caller at 4:04 a.m. Sunday reported two juveniles knocking on front doors of residences in the 1100 block of West Perry Street.

– A resident in the 1100 block of West Perry Street requested police in reference to a person trying to get through the window of the residence at 10:19 p.m. Saturday. An officer checked the area and did not find anyone.

– An anonymous motorist on South Lincoln Avenue south of Snyder Road called at 9 p.m. Saturday to report a vehicle pulling a horse trailer was moving erratically. An officer spotted the vehicle and stopped it. It was determined the driver was extremely fatigued, but did not have far to go.

– An officer saw a vehicle with its emergency flashers on at the intersection of North Ellsworth Avenue and U.S. Route 62 at 8:39 p.m. Saturday. The officer thought it was a disabled vehicle, but determined the driver needed directions.

– Michael A. Hamilton, 24, of 410 Benton Road, was cited for disorderly conduct after an officer on patrol at 11:46 a.m. Saturday observed a male in the trailer park at 410 Benton Road exposing his genitals and urinating near the road with heavy traffic. The male was stopped and identified as Hamilton.

– A reckless driver was reported at 7:20 p.m. Friday in the area of state Route 45 and state Route 9, but could not be found.

– An Apple Street resident contacted police at 5:44 p.m. Friday regarding harassing text messages from an unknown person. Police are looking into the matter and charges are pending.

– The Ohio State Highway Patrol called at 3:57 p.m. Friday to report a black Ford was traveling erratically on U.S. Route 62 eastbound towards the Perry Township. The vehicle was not found.

– Daniel S. Day, 19, of Youngstown, was cited for failure to reinstate license after a traffic stop at 2:37 p.m. Friday on U.S. Route 62 at North Ellsworth Avenue.

COLUMBIANA

– Someone reported at 12:49 p.m. Friday someone was driving recklessly on state Route 14. Police transferred the call to the Highway Patrol because the vehicle left city limits.

– Kim Gray, 56, Navarre, was westbound on state Route 14 at 2:59 p.m. Friday and was struck by Thomas Czarnecki, 76, Spinnaker Drive, who was eastbound on state Route 14 attempting to turn north onto Windjammer Drive. He was cited for failure to yield making a left turn.

– A woman reported at 4:50 p.m. Friday a silver Dodge Charger was speeding southbound on state Route 46. Police checked the area but did not see the vehicle.

– Police responded to a commercial fire alarm at 7:48 p.m. Friday. It was found the alarm was malfunctioning.

– A Circle K employee reported at midnight Saturday a black man wearing a hooded sweatshirt stole two 30-packs of Busch Light. Police searched for the man and requested assistance from the Beaver Township Police Department. The department’s K-9 tracked the man’s scent to a North Main Street property and the residents consented to a search of the home but the man and the stolen beer was not found inside.

– A West Salem Street woman reported at 10 a.m. Saturday someone stole her cell phone.

– A North Main Street woman reported at 2:22 p.m. Saturday her vehicle was broken into.

– A South Elm Street woman reported at 5 p.m. Saturday someone removed her flower and flower pot from her property and smashed it on her neighbor’s driveway.

– A North Vine Street resident reported at 11:53 p.m. Saturday someone egged her vehicle.

– Police responded to a report of a domestic dispute at a Eureka Road home at 11:30 p.m. Saturday. The matter remains under investigation.

– A West Salem Street woman reported at 11:58 a.m. Sunday her son never came home last night.

GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT

– Douglas P. Okernick, 57, New Jersey, was arrested for operating a vehicle intoxicated and possession of drug paraphernalia after being stopped by a Goshen officer at a county OVI Task Force checkpoint on Mahoning Avenue in Youngstown at 1:13 a.m. Monday.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– Zachary A. Smith, 20, 334 Plymouth Place, Salem, was cited for improper backing following a two-vehicle crash in the 100 block of East Second Street at 12:49 p.m. Saturday in which he was westbound and allegedly stopped then, while letting another vehicle onto the roadway, backed into a vehicle driven by Steven J. Luttmers, 41, Salem.

– Police responded to the 300 block of West Pershing Street at 6:04 p.m. Saturday in reference to juveniles squirting passing vehicles with water guns. The juveniles were warned to stop.

– Hallie J. Whitman, 43, 26890 Summers Road, East Rochester, was arrested for driving under suspension following a traffic stop in the 500 block of South Broadway Avenue at 8:05 p.m. Saturday.

– Officers responded to a West Wilson Street home at 9:20 p.m. Saturday where a woman reported that her husband’s ex-wife had been harassing her via telephone and then the ex-wife’s friend got on the line and threatened the complainant with serious physical harm.

– Police responded to a parking lot in the 1400 block of Franklin Avenue at 12:18 a.m. Sunday where a woman reported suspicious people loitering when she was about to leave her business. The people were departing upon officers’ arrival.

– Harold G. Bell Sr., 50, 1788 Maple St., Salem, was arrested on an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office following a traffic stop in the 400 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 1:32 a.m. Sunday in which he was a passenger. The driver, Laurie E. Bell, 56, same address, was cited for fictitious plates.

– Adam G. Dopp, 22, 302 Chestnut St., Lisbon, was arrested for disorderly conduct after a patrolling officer observed him highly intoxicated and engaged in a verbal dispute with another person in the 400 block of South Lundy Avenue at 1:40 a.m. Sunday.

– Police responded to a possible water line break in the 900 block of Benton Road at 10:05 a.m. Sunday. The break was confirmed and the water department notified.

– A Jones Drive resident reported on station at 10:54 a.m. Sunday that the mother of a male friend staying with her had been harassing her via text messages.

Lisbon

– McDonald’s employees in Lisbon reported to the sheriff’s department at 2:58 p.m. Saturday two people came there who appeared to be under the influence of something. Lisbon police also responding were told the man and woman were reportedly taking pills and stumbling all over the parking lot and lobby of McDonald’s. Additionally, they were attempting to enter vehicles. They left before authorities arrived, but went to Rite Aid. The man, Howard Lightner, no address given, was charged with drug paraphernalia and drug possession.

– Valley View employees reported a gray van with small children and a driver, who was drinking, heading down Market Street at 9:43 p.m. Saturday. The license plate did not match the description of the van.

– A suspicious man without a shirt was reported staggering on state Route 154 near BP at 1:56 a.m. Sunday. A patrolman located Thomas Cox Jr, 26, walking long the roadway. He was taken to the police station and his father was contacted to pick up.

– Someone reported two dark compact cars racing on West Chestnut Street heading toward Beaver Street at 10:04 p.m. Saturday. Police did not locate them.

– Someone reported a black Grand Am eastbound on U.S. Route 30 going into town on Canton hill at 3:36 a.m. Sunday and swerving all over the roadway. Police checked the area.

– Paul Rudibaugh, no address listed, reported at 10:36 a.m. Sunday a person from the group home on North Market Street approached him again stating Rudibaugh owes him money and slapped him in the face near McDonald’s. According to Rudibaugh, this has happened a couple of times.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– Police responded to a 2800 block East State Street business at 3:17 p.m. Thursday to remove a person who had been banned for previously trespassing.

– An officer responded to a 600 block of Woodland Avenue home at 12:19 p.m. Friday where two panes of glass had been broken out of a garage.

– Police responded to the 100 block of South Union Avenue at 4:31 p.m. Friday for a report of an assault in which a man jumped out of a vehicle and attacked another man walking on the sidewalk. Officers found the vehicle in the 1200 block of East Pershing Street, where a woman denied the allegations. Officers also spoke with the alleged victim who did not wish to pursue the matter.

– A patrolling officer heard an alarm at a closed business in the 400 block of West State Street at 9 p.m. Friday, but found the building to be secure.

– Officers responded to a 400 block North Lincoln Avenue home at 1:59 a.m. Saturday where a woman claimed that her boyfriend had struck her in the face during a verbal argument. She said that he had already left, but that she wanted to make sure he didn’t return. Officers spoke with the boyfriend who had responded to the station and he denied the allegations. He agreed to stay away from the home for the night.

– A North Lincoln Avenue resident reported on station at 2:06 a.m. Saturday a verbal dispute with another man that evening and that he wanted the incident documented.

– A patrolling officer observed at 2:28 a.m. Saturday a vehicle in the 400 block of Mullins Street which had the driver side door open and a man passed out in the driver’s seat. The man was found to be intoxicated. He told the officer he was fine and walked to a camper behind a business to sleep.

Lisbon

-A woman identified only as Betty reported at 12:45 p.m. Saturday she lost an envelope from Home Savings with her name on it and $479 inside. She checked places she had been, but no one had found the envelope.

-The Highway Patrol requested police check a Maple Street home at 4:24 a.m. Saturday for the owner of a vehicle involved in a crash on Steubenville Pike at Mattix Road. Police found the owner, Corey Gouldsberry, and kept him detained until the patrol picked him up.

-Brandy Brothers, no address listed, reported at 9:37 p.m. Friday her mother got out of a vehicle on state Routes 517 and 164 and refused to get back inside. Brothers was concerned about her mother walking on the roadway. Just prior to Brothers’ call, Marcy Banger, state Route 517, reported Wendy Carry, 71, came to her home asking for help and claiming her daughter dropped her off. Carry had fallen, injured her knee and wanted medical attention.

-A child was reported riding a skateboard in the middle of East Washington Street and refusing to move out of the way for vehicles at 5:30 p.m. Friday. Police found a group of children matching the description given, but all were on the sidewalk.

– Someone reported a child beaten in a van at the Lisbon Laundromat at 3:41 p.m. Friday. Police filed a copy of the report with Children Services.

POLICE REPORTS

Salem reports

– Police received a complaint on station from a resident in the 400 block of Franklin Avenue at 3:21 p.m. Thursday advising a female neighbor was making false accusations against him since a cell phone incident a couple of weeks ago. She said she is going to make life miserable for him because Children’s Services was at her residence and she said he was at fault because he called them. He denied it and is fearful she may try to claim things about him and his family that are not true.

– An officer on patrol observed Darrin W. James, 2370 Lexington Drive, operating a vehicle in the 1800 block of E. State Street at 1:08 p.m. Thursday and was known to be under several suspensions. He was cited for driving under suspension and his vehicle and license plates were impounded.

– A domestic in progress in the 500 block of Franklin Avenue at 8:26 p.m. Thursday over household matters turned out to be verbal only. Both people were advised of the consequences if police returned and the female left to stay with a friend.

– Police located the source of fireworks near S. Broadway and Franklin avenues at 8:45 p.m. and advised the people to cease setting them off.

– Police responded to the 300 block of Sharp Avenue at 8:09 p.m. Thursday where the complainant advised there were chickens on a neighboring property. Police also received a complaint on May 6. A city ordinance prohibits them within 150 feet of another residence and the owner said he would take the three chickens, one hen and duck outside the city limits.

– Police responded to the 800 block of E. 3rd Street at 5:50 p.m. Thursday where barking dogs had been left outside for long periods of time. Police were unable to make contact with the owner.

Police responded to the 300 block of E. 5th Street at 10:04 a.m. Friday where a court-ordered eviction was in progress with the sheriff on the scene.

– Police responded to the 100 block of S. Lincoln Avenue at 7:05 p.m. Thursday for a report of a man walking down the street while wearing a firearm but were unable to locate him.

– Police responded to the 1100 block of Maple Street at 4:59 p.m. Thursday and located a juvenile who was stuck on a backyard swing. His mother responded as officers were freeing him.

– Police responded to the 500 block of Franklin Avenue at 7:45 p.m. Thursday where a couple was arguing over money and personal papers. The man decided to leave for a while.

– Michael J. Goughenour and Megan A. McAllister, both of 413 S. Lincoln Avenue, B, were served outstanding warrants for criminal trespassing and released to a deputy for transport to the county jail.

– A clerk at the Dunkin Donut store in the 2800 block of E. State Street advised police at 3:50 a.m. Friday a possibly intoxicated driver was in the drive thru in a green mini van with open containers in the vehicle. The vehicle left the city limits on Cunningham Road and the highway patrol and Leetonia police were advised.

– Police checked a residence in the 400 block of S. Lincoln Avenue at 12:48 a.m. Friday for people wanted by the Columbiana County sheriff. No contact was made.

– Chad D. Raymond, 110 W. Pershing Street, #2, was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle at 12:35 a.m. Friday. He was taken to the county jail.

Perry Township reports

– Police responded to the 1000 block of Somerset Drive at 2:59 p.m. Thursday regarding a complaint of animals inside the condo complex. The complainant said they have made several attempts to contact the condo association to address the problem. Several other residents have also complained but have not received a reply from the association. The complainant was advised of the options.

– At 2:26 p.m. Thursday police responded to the 1000 block of Andrew Ave where a person reported having a package delivered to an old address in the 200 block of W. 5th Street in Salem went there and found it had been opened and items were taken. The complainant was referred to the city.

– Police responded to 1360 W. State Street at 12:17 p.m. Thursday for a report of an unruly juvenile who said he was yelled at for playing on the computer and was slapped in the back of the head by a parent. He said they were made about it and he thought about running away and he said there would be no more problems at the residence.

– Police conducted a traffic stop at 9:06 a.m. Thursday on Georgetown Road at the bypass and found the driver Miguel Lorenzo Lopez, lka 361 1/2 N. Broadway Avenue, Salem, did not have a valid driver’s license. The driver and his brother, Domingo Lopez, were taken to the police station and U.S. Border Patrol was contacted and verified the two were in country illegally. The border patrol refused to travel from Erie, Pa. and take custody of the due a manpower shortage. Miguel Lopez was charged with no operator’s license and a seatbelt violation with a court date of June 17. They were handed over to a representative for ROC Church and the vehicle was towed.

– Police responded to the 1900 block of S. Lincoln Avenue at 1:31 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a female walking southbound in the road. Police were unable to locate her.

– Police responded to the route 45 bypass at 9:07 p.m. Tuesday for a report of reckless operation and located the suspected vehicle. A traffic stop was made for a headlight violation and police found the people in the vehicle were on their way home. The vehicle was followed to the township limits.

– Police responded to the 1100 block of Beechwood Road at 3:54 p.m. Tuesday for a domestic dispute between two brothers and found it was verbal only. Domestic violence laws were explained and they said they understood and one of them left for the night.

– At 1:52 p.m. Tuesday, police responded to the 1100 block of Prospect Street where 15 rabbits had been left in the garage of an unoccupied residence with no food or water. The humane officer was aware of the situation and responded. Police were unable to contact the owner.

– Police responded to the 1300 block of W. State Street at 1:18 p.m. Tuesday where the complainant advised a vehicle was making multiple passes while the complainant was walking home. Police were unable to locate the green mini van with a blue door.

– While assisting the Winona Fire Department with an accident and a drunk person at 7:25 p.m. Monday, police learned the wrecked vehicle had been taken from the area of Stewart Road and Newgarden Avenue in Perry Township. A female on the scene advised the person took the vehicle without permission after she exited the vehicle to retrieve and item. The incident is under investigation. Police had responded to the accident scene in the 31000 block of Carey Road at 7:03 p.m. to assist Winona firefighters with a combative, drunk person who they were trying to treat for injuries from the accident. Police were able to calm the person down and he was transported to the Salem hospital with no problems.

– At 5:50 p.m. Monday, police responded to the area of Old Coach Lane nd Plymouth Place for a suspicious vehicle with young male subjects exiting and walking into the woods. Police spoke to them and they advised they were making a movie for YouTube. They were advised to get permission next time.

– Police were advised of a possible impaired driver in the area of Depot Road and Pidgeon Road at 3:44 p.m. Monday. Police located the silver Chevy truck and observed numerous traffic violations and conducted a traffic stop and charged Billy J. Cloud, 1008 Stewart Road, Salem, for OVI. He was also charged with left of center, an improper turn and failure to display a driver’s license. The vehicle was towed from the scene and the driver was picked up at the police department by a relative.

GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT REPORTS

– Police investigated a burglary report in the 17000 block of Short Street at 9:50 p.m. May 29.

– Nicole Marie Mcfarland, 21, 782 W. Wilson St., Salem, was cited for right-of-way at stop signs following a two-vehicle crash on state Route 14 in Green Township at 4:50 p.m. May 30 in which she was northbound on Egypt Road and allegedly pulled into the path of a westbound vehicle driven by Richard L. Solomon Jr., 53, King Road, Salem. No injuries were reported.

– Chris L. Weber, 46, 1279 Elberon Ave., Salem, was charged with operating a vehicle intoxicated and no seatbelt following a traffic stop for speed at 6:08 p.m. May 30.

– Police investigated a report of telephone harassment in the 13000 block of Beaver Creek Road at 9:51 p.m. May 31.

Columbiana REPORTS

– Police went to Cherokee Lane at 1:27 a.m. Wednesday for a report of car alarms going off. The alarms had stopped upon their arrival.

– A Circle K employee reported at 11:46 a.m. Wednesday someone comes into the business every day and shoplifts.

– An East Park Avenue resident reported possible identity theft at 3:41 p.m. Wednesday.

– A state Route 14 man reported at 5:10 p.m. Wednesday his lawn mower was on fire close to his out building.

– A woman reported at 5:21 p.m. Wednesday someone backed their car into her son’s while in the Save-A-Lot parking lot.

– Clarence A. May was cited for driving under suspension at 4:47 p.m. Wednesday on Lucretia Street near state Route 14.

– Crystal Marchianda reported at 7:41 p.m. Wednesday someone vandalized her vehicle.

Columbiana

– A North Main Street man reported at 1:29 p.m. Thursday someone poisoned his dogs.

– Nancy Shaffer reported at 7 p.m. Thursday her ex-husband was harassing her with phone calls.

– Crystal Burkey, 23, Lisbon Road, Salem, reported at 8:30 p.m. Thursday someone backed into her vehicle that was parked at Arby’s. Police found Evan L. Guterba, 18, Kelly Park Road, Leetonia, had been driving south through the Oakmont Plaza and crossed the opposing land of travel, drove over the curb and struck Burkey’s vehicle. He was cited for failure to control.

– A North Main Street man reported at 9:33 p.m. Thursday someone living with him has killed two dogs in the past two months.

LISBON REPORTS

– Dale Hood reported at 5:30 p.m. Friday a boy was riding a skateboard in the middle of East Washington Street and was refusing to move out of the way of traffic.

– Meacheal Smith reported at 11:48 a.m. Friday someone accessed her Home Savings debit card account without her permission and made seven different transactions.

– Glenda Knight, North Market Street, reported at 5:58 a.m. Friday her boyfriend was “acting crazy” and trying to get into her bedroom.

– Someone reported at 8:53 p.m. Thursday a suspicious truck was making frequent stops on East Chestnut Street. Police searched the area but did not see a truck.

Brian Smith reported at 4:32 p.m. Thursday his vehicle was struck by a semi while parked on South Market Street and damaged his driver side mirror.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM REPORTS

– An anonymous caller at 10:07 a.m. Thursday reported a fireworks complaint in the 800 block of East Fifth Street. An officer didn’t find anything on Fifth Street, but then turned onto Rose Avenue and saw a man sitting in a chair and fireworks going off in the driveway. The man said a family member had died that morning and he was just blowing off steam. He was told if any more fireworks are set off, he’ll be cited and he said he understood.

– A female from a multiple-dwelling in the city spoke with an officer at 9:28 a.m. Thursday about issues at home involving another resident. The complaint was reported as a domestic dispute.

– A possible intoxicated driver in a white sedan was reported at 5:46 a.m. Thursday on East State Street near Walmart, but the vehicle was not found.

– A caller in the 200 block of West Eighth Street reported at 4:20 a.m. Thursday that he saw a person in dark clothing walking down the alleys twice that evening. Nobody was found.

– Police and fire crews were called at 3:47 a.m. Thursday to the 300 block of South Union Avenue for electrical wires down. A large tree had fallen and took down some power lines and damaged a residence in the 300 block of South Union Avenue. At 3:22 a.m., they had been called to the same general area in the 200 block for trees and power lines down. A tree had fallen on a Chevy Silverado parked in a driveway and owned by Donnie Greathouse, with the driver side rear quarter panel busted out from the tree. Ohio Edison was notified regarding the power lines and the fire department stood by until they arrived.

– An alarm was reported at 3:19 a.m. Thursday in the 2500 block of East State Street, with the building exterior found secure. The interior was also checked after a key holder arrived.

– Police responded to the 400 block of Woodland Avenue after a woman called at 1:26 a.m. Thursday to report she believed her 17-year-old daughter was at the residence consuming alcohol. She was found there, but was not consuming alcohol. She was taken to the police station and picked up by her mother.

– An alarm was reported at 12:46 a.m. Thursday in the 400 block of East Second Street. The exterior was found secure.

– A resident called at 12:38 a.m. Thursday to report a suspicious vehicle in the 600 block of South Lincoln Avenue, noting the vehicle had been stationary for over 45 minutes with the lights on. The vehicle was found unoccupied and it appeared the lights had been left on by mistake. The lights were shut off.

– An officer on patrol near Centennial Park saw two vehicles in the park after closing hours at 12:16 a.m. Thursday. The occupants were told the park was closed and they left without incident.

– A 48-hour notice was issued at 7:51 p.m. Wednesday for a vehicle abandoned in the city municipal parking lot in the 500 block of East Pershing Street. The vehicle had no visible registration and the hood was ajar.

– Police checked on an animal in a vehicle in the 300 block of South Broadway Avenue at 7:22 p.m. Wednesday and found the animal in good health. The owner was contacted to ensure the animal would not be in the vehicle for a prolonged period of time.

– A natural gas leak was reported at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday in the area of the natural gas transfer station near South Broadway Avenue and Franklin Street by a concerned citizen who smelled an odor of natural gas. Police detected the odor and called the fire department, which checked for leaks and contacted Columbia Gas to respond.

– A dirt bike was reported in the road in the 300 block of West Wilson Street at 6:54 p.m. Wednesday. A dirt bike and rider were found on Newgarden Avenue and told about the complaint and the consequences if officers had to return.

– Officers at 6:49 p.m. Wednesday took a report of threats against a juvenile at the station. Officers spoke to all involved in the incident and told them all to have no more contact.

– Stephen Vishak, 19, whose last known address was listed at 42842 state Route 518, Lisbon, was charged with obstruction of official business and a protection order violation after an officer on patrol at 5:10 p.m. Wednesday made contact with two people walking on the railroad tracks near West State Street. One of the persons, Vishak, gave a false name and was placed under arrest and found in violation of a protection order. He was taken to the Columbiana County jail.

– A woman in the 700 block of East Fifth Street reported at 4:51 p.m. Wednesday that a man with a medium build, strawberry blonde hair, a gray shirt and thin beard took a gas can full of gas from her garage and placed it in the bed or his truck. He left after being confronted by her and she called police. His vehicle was described as a light blue truck with gray primer spots.

– A woman in the 1200 block of South Lincoln Avenue reported at 4:37 p.m. Wednesday that someone removed her checkbook and U.S. currency from her purse while it was in her residence on Tuesday. She closed the bank account.

Lisbon

– Craig Test of Hermitage, Pa., was cited for blocking an intersection after his semi-trailer was found blocking traffic by Carter Lumber at 1:10 p.m. Wednesday. There were several near accidents involving vehicles trying to go around him.

– A CARTS official reported someone in a car backed into a CARTS vehicle in the Flemming House parking lot at noon Wednesday. There was no visible sign of damage, and the car had already left. Witnesses did not know the driver.

– A caller reported juveniles at the cemetery Spruce Street entrance had turned on the water and were playing in it at 7:49 p.m. Wednesday.

– A report was received of a drunken female bothering her neighbors at the Rose Drive apartments at 2 a.m. Thursday, and an officer arrived to assist the sheriff’s office who responded to the call since it is just outside village limits.

– Gus Bagger reported at 6 a.m. Thursday there was a half-clothed female crying near Carter Lumber. Police came across Morgan Penny, who was fully clothed and was not crying. Penny said she was fine and just waiting for her ride.

– A caller reported there was an elderly man in the middle of High Street taking photographs at 12:11 p.m. Thursday. The man turned out to be a contractor considering bidding on the High Street project.

GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT

– Police responded to a Fairview Avenue, Beloit, home at 6:40 a.m. May 19 where a woman reported someone overnight had entered her unlocked vehicle and stole her purse. She also reported that credit cards in the purse had been used.

– Brennan G. Noel, 59, 616 E. Market St., Alliance, was arrested for operating a vehicle intoxicated following a traffic stop for speed at 11:54 p.m. May 16.

– Matthew Matuz, 22, Struthers, was arrested for operating a vehicle intoxicated, drug possession (marijuana) and possession of drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop for marked lanes and loud exhaust.

– A 9000 block Calla Road woman reported at 4:43 p.m. May 20 that her brother had been leaving her threatening voicemails and text messages. She did not wish to pursue charges.

– A 10000 block Columbiana Canfield Road woman reported at 3 p.m. May 23 that someone had kicked in the door of her home and taken her 60-inch television.

– Police investigated a theft report in the 17000 block of First Street in Beloit at 2:10 p.m. May 25.

– Police investigated a theft report in the 17000 block of Short Street at 6:50 p.m. May 26.

– Derek Rinehart, 21, 18061 Second St., Beloit, was arrested for obstructing official business after brandishing what was discovered to be a toy gun while police responded to his home for verbal argument between him and his father at 9:50 a.m. May 24.

– Police investigated a report of sexual offenses against a juvenile female at a Columbiana Canfield Road home at 12:30 p.m. May 27.

– Police responded to a juvenile complaint at the West Branch Middle School on May 29.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM REPORTS

– A man came to the police station at 3:20 p.m. Wednesday to report a known male making threats towards him about his ex-girlfriend who is now the girlfriend of the male. The male wanted to see him after work. He was told to contact the police if a problem comes up.

– Officers were called at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday to the 700 block of East Fourth Street where multiple puppies were escaping from a back yard fence. The dogs were placed on the front porch and the owner called by a family member to secure the puppies.

– Police responded at 10:02 a.m. Wednesday to a medical call that turned into a dispute in the 400 block of East Seventh Street where a woman said she injured her foot and needed medical attention, but refused to be transported to the hospital while a family member was present at her residence. Officers spoke with the family member and he left. The woman was taken to Salem Community Hospital by KLG and the children left with her husband.

– A dog was reported at large in the 1300 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 9:48 a.m. Wednesday. The dog was found and the owner responded to take possession.

– Grace Gilbert, of Aetna Street, reported at 7 a.m. Wednesday that an unknown person entered her unsecured vehicle while it was parked on Jennings Avenue and removed $6 worth of loose change.

– A barking dog was reported at 2:22 a.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of Aetna Street, but no barking was heard by the responding officer.

– A male juvenile was reported kicking and punching a vehicle in the east Butech lot in the 500 block of South Ellsworth Avenue at 1:33 a.m. Wednesday. An officer found a dirty footprint on one side of the vehicle. The juvenile reportedly left in a dark vehicle with a neon plate bracket and loud exhaust. The vehicle could not be found.

– Elliot Crank, 18, of 990 N. Ellsworth Ave., was charged with underage consumption and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle after police were called to a private property accident at 1:18 a.m. Wednesday at the property where he resides. His mother reported that her son took his grandfather’s 1991 Chevy S-10 pickup without permission and crashed it into a tree in the back yard, causing front-end damage to the truck. The truck was owned by Earl Smith. While on the scene, police found an active warrant for a female. Samantha A. Kaiser, 35, of 799 Salineville Road West, Salineville, was taken into custody for an active warrant out of Columbiana County and turned over to a deputy sheriff.

– A caller reported a car carrier being driven recklessly at 12:32 a.m. Wednesday near Burger King on East State Street. The vehicle was not found, but Washingtonville Police were notified since the vehicle was traveling east.

– A woman in the 100 block of South Howard Avenue reported at 6:16 p.m. Tuesday that her door was damaged recently and it appeared someone tried to gain entry.

– City police were called at 3:24 p.m. Tuesday to assist Perry Township Police with a call where two brothers were having an argument. The township handled the situation.

– A woman came to the police station at 2:02 p.m. Tuesday to report problems that her 16-year-old daughter was having with a male in Salem.

– A woman in the 100 block of Woodland Avenue reported at 12:51 p.m. Tuesday that she has custody of her 2-year-old grandson and her daughter, who is the child’s mother, came to the residence and accused the child of being abused. The child was present and the officer confirmed the child appeared happy and there were no signs of the accusation observed.

– Police checked for a reckless driver at 12:18 p.m. Tuesday near the duck pond exit and Seventh Street. The vehicle was not located.

– A woman in the 700 block of South Lundy Avenue reported at 8:23 a.m. Tuesday that she found a handwritten note from an unknown person in her mailbox making threats toward her and her dog. The note did not mention anything else but hearing the dog. She said she knows police were in her neighborhood a few days ago driving slowly, but her dog was inside. She said the dog only barks sometimes when he’s out front chained up and people come around or when inside and someone comes to the door. A warning tag had been left at a neighbor’s residence. She said the barking dog is on Aetna, not on their street.

LISBON REPORTS

– Susan Allen, East Lincoln Way, asked for help after locking her keys in the car Tuesday.

– A caller reported Tim Crowe was riding an ATV in the vicnity of South Lincoln Avenue at 6:36 p.m. Tueday.

– Barb Davis reported seeing five juveniles who appeared to be under the age of 10 walking unsupervised on North Beaver Street at 10 p.m. Tuesday.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM REPORTS

– A passerby told an officer on patrol at 6:58 a.m. Tuesday about a bicycle sitting in front of a closed business in the 700 block of East Third Street. The bicycle was taken to the police station for safekeeping.

– An anonymous caller at 10:05 p.m. Monday reported loud persons at the rear of an apartment building in the 700 block of East Fifth Street. Some tenants were found out back socializing and were told about the complaint, although the officers did not hear excessive noise. They were asked not to be too loud and apologized and said they would keep the noise down.

– Officers on patrol at 9:43 p.m. Monday saw a damaged fire hydrant in the area of East State Street and Cunningham Road and notified both the fire department and the water department.

– A woman came to the police station at 9:30 p.m. Monday to report alleged child abuse at a residence in the 100 block of Woodland Avenue. Officers responded to the residence to check the well-being of the child and made contact with the custodial guardian and the child, who was found to be well and happy. No indications of any sort of abuse were observed.

– A caller at 8:52 p.m. Monday reported a dog barking excessively at the rear of a residence in the 800 block of East Fourth Street. Officers did not hear the dog and made contact with the residents who said the dog had been barking but they brought it to the front porch and said they’ll take it inside if necessary.

– Police were dispatched at 8:11 p.m. Monday to Walmart on East State Street for an intoxicated person. Personnel reported a man was in the checkout line attempting to buy alcohol with an expired driver’s license that said he turned 21 on June 9, 2013. The store does not sell alcohol to persons with expired identification. Officers made contact with the man who said he did not understand why the store would not sell him alcohol and was going to try each checkout line until he was able to buy the alcoholic item. The manager wanted him to leave and not return, so he was told by police to leave and not come back.

– A store manager at 2333 E. State St., reported at 7:48 p.m. Monday that a person came into the store and placed a new pair of shoes on and then left without paying. The manager provided police with a description of the person and her name and another officer on patrol located the woman in the 1300 block of East State Street wearing the shoes in question. Whitney M. Mercer, 28, of 245 W. Virginia Ave., Sebring, was charged with theft.

-James Crites, 15, of Sharp Avenue, was cited for failure to control after the motorized mini-bike he was riding on Hawley Avenue entered traffic on Third Street and hit the passenger side of an eastbound vehicle driven by Paul Leach, 69, of Tanglewood Drive, who had stopped at the stop sign and was proceeding through the intersection. The report said Crites told police the throttle to the mini-bike became stuck and the bike proceeded to enter traffic at 4:28 p.m. Monday. No injuries were reported.

– Police were called at 4:07 p.m. Monday for a suspicious vehicle parked on private property in the 2500 block of Lexington Avenue without permission. The occupants were last seen entering a wooded area nearby. The manager of the private property had the vehicle towed. Officers checked the wooded area and located the people in the creek bed at the base of a ravine and told them the vehicle was towed.

LEETONIA REPORTS

– Jason M. Dean, 449 Sleepy Hollow Drive, Leetonia, was arrested on an active felony warrant out of the Columbiana Police Department at 4:09 p.m. May 31.

– Police responded to a Front Street home at 11:05 a.m. June 4 in reference to a juvenile girl who was bitten on the left arm by an American bulldog. The girl was transported to the Salem Community Hospital for treatment.

– Police responded to a report of criminal mischief at Wick Park at 11 p.m. June 6.

– Shawn L. Mercer, 114 Pittsburgh St., Columbiana, was arrested on an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office following a traffic stop at 11:24 p.m. June 6.

– Police responded to a report of vandalism in the 300 block of Columbia Street at 12:27 a.m. June 7.

– Police responded to a report of vandalism on Main Street at 1:30 a.m. June 7.

– Police responded to a report of criminal mischief in the 100 block of Main Street at 1:41 a.m. June 7.

– Police responded to a report of vandalism in the 200 block of Main Street at 2:49 a.m. June 7.

– An officer responded to a report of vandalism to a vehicle on Chestnut Street at 9:22 p.m. June 7.

– An officer responded to a Ridge Street home at 11:53 p.m. Sunday in reference to a suicidal man. The man was transported to the Salem Community Hospital.

– A 200 block West Main Street resident reported criminal mischief in her enclosed backyard at 12:10 p.m. Monday.

– Officers responded to a domestic dispute in the 300 block of Ridge Street at 10:08 p.m. Monday.

Salem Township REPORT

– Justin Dennison, Longs Crossing Road, reported at 3:20 a.m. Sunday he heard a noise outside but did not see anything. He found out later the rear window of his car was broken out. He was told about the shooting incidents in Salem the night before but he was not sure if the window was shot out or not.

LISBON REPORTS

– Brandi Smith reported Monday her ex-boyfriend Tony Brock brought her children’s clothing to the county Job and Family Services building soaked in gasoline and set the clothes against the building.

– A caller reported someone was riding an ATV in the alley between West Washington Street and West Lincoln Way at 5:22 p.m. Monday. Trevor Stewart called back at 6 p.m. to say the ATV rider was at it again.

– John Smith reported a parked vehicle was blocking traffic on West Washington Street at 5:44 p.m. Monday.

– The sheriff’s office reported Monday receiving hang-up calls the past two days from 466 Thomas Road.

– Kelly Crosser reported at 9:30 p.m. Monday a juvenile had been shot with a BB gun by another juvenile in the cornfield off Garfield Street. Cindy Wilson later came to the police department with her son, who had marks from being struck with BBs. The matter was referred to the sheriff’s office since it occurred outside the village in Center Township.

– Lewis D. Almy, 24, Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, was cited for running a stop sign, fleeing from police and failure to reinstate his license after a caller reported following a motorist heading south into town on state Route 45 and the person was driving erratically at 9:31 a.m. Tuesday.

COLUMBIANA REPORTS

– A pool employee reported at 7:18 a.m. Monday people were swimming overnight at the pool and a table was found up against the fence.

– A North West Street resident reported at 8:51 a.m. Monday unauthorized activity was found on their bank account.

– A Terra Verde woman reported at 12:44 p.m. Monday she smelled a strange odor in her house and was concerned something was burning.

– Someone reported at 1:10 p.m. Monday a dog was tied up on the porch of a Pittsburgh Street home and looked like it was choking. Police went to the home and found the dog had already been taken inside.

– A Court Street resident reported at 1:28 p.m. Monday their vehicle was egged over the weekend.

– A woman requested at 4:53 p.m. Monday police escort her to a home on West Park Avenue so she could serve an eviction notice. Police found the tenant on North Main Street and transported him to the home to speak with the woman.

– A man reported at 5:19 p.m. Monday a man was taking items from the recycling bins across from Huntington Bank. Police found the man and took him home.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM REPORTS

– A woman on East State Street called police at 10:47 a.m. Monday upset because she allegedly saw her neighbor going through her mail in the mailbox.

– A truck delivery driver attempting to make a delivery to the Salem Schools administration building on Cleveland Street was given wrong directions and attempted to turn north from Cleveland onto Hawley Avenue and struck a large maple tree on the west side curb lawn at 10:37 a.m. Monday in the 200 block of Hawley. A large limb broke from the tree onto his truck. The street department responded and cut up the tree. The driver was able to back up and turn onto Cleveland to make the delivery, with minimal damage to the truck from the tree.

– A line was reported down Monday morning in the 1000 block of Cleveland Street. It was found to be a cable line and was moved to the side of the street with the cable company contacted.

– Suspicious activity with people unloading items from a basement was reported at 9:20 a.m. Monday in the 200 block of West Wilson Street. Police found a man and his friends taking items from his mother’s basement. She was renting the apartment and allowed him to remove the items.

– A woman in the 500 block of Franklin Street reported at 8:04 a.m. Monday that she found four unauthorized transactions on her bank account. The same thing had happened in the past and the bank had her file a police report. She was going to tell the bank about the new unauthorized activity, noting four transactions over $300 which appeared to have occurred in Delaware and Virginia.

– Chad Anderson, of a business in the 200 block of State Street, reported at 6:08 a.m. Monday that sometime between Friday night and Monday morning, someone gained entry into the business and stole a laptop computer and attempted to pry open a safe but was unsuccessful.

– A 17-year-old boy was charged for being unruly after an officer on patrol at 2:41 a.m. Monday in the 200 block of South Broadway Avenue saw three males who appeared to be under the age of 18. The officer made contact and determined one was under 18 and he was taken into custody, processed and released to a family member.

– A possible intoxicated driver was reported at 1:09 a.m. Monday in the 500 block of East Fourth Street. Officers located the vehicle in question on East State Street, but saw no moving violations. The driver of the vehicle then pulled into a residence for the evening.

– Police were called at 11:32 p.m. Sunday to the 100 block of Ohio Avenue for a suspicious male who appeared to be attempting to gain access to a vehicle he did not own. A Woodland Avenue man filed the report, claiming the male he identified appeared to be trying to get into a truck. The truck was checked and no damage was found. The male was told to stay away from the truck.

– An officer was dispatched to the Smith Center apartments on East Fourth Street at 11:21 p.m. Sunday in reference to an alleged intoxicated driver. An anonymous caller said two males in a tan Buick entered the parking lot recklessly, then entered the complex. The vehicle was located, but not the two persons. The caller was told to contact police if the persons came back out.

– A man on Benton Road came to the Salem Police department at 10:59 p.m. Sunday to speak with officers about illegal activity occurring at his residence. Since he lives outside the city, he was told the proper agency to contact, then he wanted to report his bicycle missing and again was told the proper agency to contact.

– A domestic dispute was reported at 10:40 p.m. Sunday in the area of South Howard Avenue and West Pershing Street where officers were able to affirm after speaking to several residents that the dispute occurred at a residence in the 200 block of Howard. Officers spoke with the people involved and learned it was an argument between a juvenile and his parents.

– Officers responded with deputies from the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office to several locations in the city at 9:29 p.m. Sunday, with deputies taking two people into custody for warrants.

– Police were called at 9:20 p.m. Sunday to the 300 block of West 10th Street for a missing 8-year-old boy who was not at the friend’s house where he was supposed to be going. While police were there, he returned home and said he was at a different person’s house playing. He was told he needs to tell his parents if he goes to a different location than where he was supposed to be.

– Police responded at 9:19 p.m. Sunday to a condo complex in the 100 block of Ohio Avenue for a verbal dispute between several people, learning a man was upset that a tenant from another unit had permitted a dog to urinate in the front lawn of his unit which he rents to another person. He also made allegations that the other tenant was letting the dog defecate in the area without cleaning up after the dog. The other tenant had left before police arrived. Officers did not see any dog feces at the time of the complaint. A suggestion was made for him to write a letter to the condo association regarding pets and use of the lawns.

– A disturbance was reported in the 400 block of East Third Street at 8:16 p.m. Sunday. Police determined it was a verbal dispute and told the people involved to stay away from each other.

– Jose Mulorero, 23, of 414 S. Lincoln Ave., was cited for open container after an officer on patrol at 6:29 p.m. Sunday saw a man walking in the 200 block of South Lundy Avenue who stumbled briefly and was drinking from a can of beer. The beer was dumped out and the minor misdemeanor citation issued.

– Police responded to the 1400 block of Franklin Avenue for a suspicious vehicle parked at a closed business at 5:28 p.m. Sunday. The vehicle owner was found visiting a family member next door to the closed business and parked there due to the driveway being blocked by another vehicle.

– A juvenile at Waterworth Memorial Park reported at 5:11 p.m. Sunday that he was having an argument with another juvenile when a third male came up to him and started calling him names and harassing him. The other party said the first juvenile was instigating other people. Both were told to stay away from each other.

– An Alliance man on Hartley Road wanted to report possible criminal activity at 3:38 p.m. Sunday, but was told to contact the Sheriff’s Office since he resides in their jurisdiction. Nothing criminal was believed to have occurred in the city.

– Officers were called to the 500 block of East Fourth Street at 1:53 p.m. Sunday by the city fire department to respond to a medical call. There had been a verbal dispute over property and both persons were told to return the other person’s property, which they did without incident.

– Officers at 6:46 a.m. Sunday spoke with two employees of Walmart on East State Street in reference to suspicious activity from three patrons overnight. An investigation was pending.

GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT REPORTS

– Chris L. Weber, 46, 1279 Elberon Ave., Salem, was charged with driving while under the influence, speed and no seatbelt following a traffic stop in the 6000 block of Western Reserve Road at 6:08 p.m. May 30. His passenger, Travis T. Sadler, 37, 340 Ohio Ave., Salem, was cited for open container.

– Kathy J. Lanave, 59, 156 Cedarwood Drive, Beloit, was arrested for misdemeanor domestic violence after police responded to the home at 5:22 p.m. June 1 where she allegedly grabbed and ripped her adult daughter’s shirt and hair, and scratched her neck, during an altercation. Beloit EMS responded to treat the daughter on scene.

– Nick Cosma, 81, 12821 state Route 534, Salem, was arrested on an active warrant out of the Columbiana Police Department at 3:15 p.m. June 4.

LISBON REPORTS

– Lori Crowe of Smith Oil reported two customers came into the store at 10:27 p.m. Sunday and attempted to buy cigarettes using a lost or stolen gift card. When told of this and that she had to contact police, the two men left quickly in a tan Honda.

– A clerk at Smith Oil reported someone in red Plymouth Breeze drove off without paying for $24 in gas at 4:17 p.m. Sunday.

– Vickie Waite reported going to her boyfriend’s apartment on Apple Grove at 11:36 p.m. Sunday and she could hear the TV on but no one answered the door. Waite believes the Mafia may have killed him because he is her boyfriend. Police checked with the boyfriend and he was fine.

– A caller reported hearing noise coming from inside the former Buckeye Beverage store on South Beaver Street at 11:54 p.m. Sunday and was concerned the building was about to blow up. Police checked the building and everything was fine.

– Penny White, West Washington Street, reported at 7:41 a.m. Monday that Doug Rowe had just forced his way into her home by breaking the door. By the time police arrived, Rowe was gone but while there he called the residence. Police told Rowe he is not to come to the residence to get his belongings without an officer being present.

– A caller reported two young boys were throwing rocks at passing vehicles at the corner of East Washington and Exchange streets at 11:25 a.m. Monday.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM REPORTS

– A caller at 3:12 p.m. Sunday reported children playing in the street in the 400 block of South Lundy Avenue. The children were told to watch for traffic and they complied.

– Becky Mussler, of Pembrooke Drive, reported at 12:52 p.m. Sunday that she left her vehicle parked overnight in the 1700 block of Merle Road and when she returned, she found damage to the left front fender. She believed someone backed from a driveway and struck her vehicle.

– A set of keys was found at 12:03 p.m. Sunday at Farmers Bank and placed in the police lost and found.

– A caller at 11:43 a.m. Sunday reported a dog in a vehicle parked in the 1000 block of North Ellsworth Avenue. An officer found the windows down and the animal appeared fine.

– A clerk at Smith Oil reported at 11:08 a.m. Sunday that a regular customer left without paying for $55 worth of gasoline. An officer was attempting to contact the person.

– Police were called at 10:58 a.m. Sunday to the 100 block of Ohio Avenue for a man behaving in a strange manner. Officers found that nothing criminal occurred and the person was checked and acting in his normal behavior.

– Police responded at 8:35 a.m. Sunday to a residence in the 600 block of East Fourth Street to remove a person. Officers learned the person does not live there and was removed without incident.

– A security officer at a local business called at 8:21 a.m. Sunday to report a suspicious man in the 300 block of Euclid Street. No one was found.

– A woman at an Eastview Drive property reported at 3:35 a.m. Sunday that her husband assaulted her at their residence on East 14th Street, saying he hit her once in the chest, but denying she wanted medical treatment. An officer spoke to the husband who confirmed there was an argument, but denied assaulting his wife. Both had been drinking alcohol and were told to contact police when they’re sober to submit written statements. The woman was taken home and the husband willingly left for the evening to stay with a relative.

– Officers responded to the 100 block of South Broadway Avenue after receiving a call at 3:17 a.m. Sunday for an intoxicated man staggering and falling down in the street. He told police he was walking to the area of the Ice Cream Parlor on State Street to meet some relatives. He was told to stay off of the road.

– Devin Waugh, 23, of 18263 Derr Ave., Beloit, was charged with driving under suspension, a headlights violation and operating a vehicle intoxicated after a traffic stop at 2:44 a.m. Sunday on North Ellsworth Avenue near Second Street.

– A barking dog was reported at 2:08 a.m. Sunday, with an officer responding and finding the barking was not excessive or continuous. He could not make contact with the owner.

– A dispute was reported at 11:01 p.m. Saturday in the 600 block of North Lincoln Avenue where both parties said it was a verbal dispute. No signs of violence were seen and one person left so there would be no more problems.

– A neighbor dispute was reported at 7:50 p.m. Saturday in the 800 block of Newgarden Avenue. An officer spoke with both people involved and the one who called was provided with options.

– Police were called to the Speedway gas station at 7:04 p.m. Saturday for a possible traffic crash with an anonymous caller saying a vehicle was halfway pulled into the parking lot and half on the street and appeared to have been in an accident. No such vehicle was found.

– A suspicious vehicle was reported at 6:11 p.m. Saturday in the area of South Broadway Avenue and Columbia Street, but was not found.

– Matthew Huk, 19, of Enon Valley, Pa., was cited for failure to yield after his eastbound vehicle on West State Street at 5:56 p.m. Saturday attempted to make a left turn to head north onto North Howard Avenue and was struck by a westbound vehicle driven by Douglas McCollum, 50, of Arch Street, who had the green light and was traveling through the intersection. No injuries were reported.

– Officers responded to the 100 block of South Lincoln Avenue where a woman reported a breaking and entering at 5:36 p.m. Saturday. The woman believed her estranged husband entered the residence without permission. She was told her options.

– Police were called at 4:56 p.m. Saturday to the 400 block of South Broadway Avenue where a resident reported a man who was at the neighbor’s house kicked his front door, causing minor damage. The man did not say anything when he did this. The resident just wanted to be left alone. An officer spoke to the man who denied kicking the door. He was told to stay away from the resident.

– A caller reported a noise complaint at 11:05 a.m. Saturday in the 1000 block of East Fourth Street. Loud music was found coming from a vehicle, with the person was told to turn it down.

– A man in the 200 block of Roosevelt Avenue reported at 10:50 a.m. Saturday that he received a letter in the mail from a financial service saying he was delinquent on a bill and owed money to the company. It was found that the financial service sent the letter to the wrong person with the same name. Contact was made with the company to advise of the mistaken identity.

– A resident in the 400 block of Sharp Avenue reported at 9:57 a.m. Saturday that someone drove through their yard, causing damage.

– Denise Serensky, 58, of North Ellsworth Avenue, was cited for failure to yield after her eastbound vehicle on East Fifth Street stopped and came through the intersection on North Lincoln Avenue, striking a northbound vehicle on Lincoln driven by Patricia Dougherty, 71, of Short Street, at 7:44 a.m. Saturday. Both drivers were transported to the hospital by KLG ambulance with possible injuries, according to the accident report.

COLUMBIANA REPORTS

– The security alarm went off at the 4-Wheel Drive at 6:56 a.m. Saturday.

– An employee at the Dutch Cupboard reported Saturday afternoon a man walked in and handed them a note saying he needed $40 for gas. After telling the man they could not do that, he took off out of the store “really quick and suspiciously.”

– A caller complained about parked cars blocking traffic on Old North at 5 p.m. Saturday. The officer found a party going on at Oak Court and the attendees were advised to move their cars to the JDS lot.

– Kim Gamble, South Vine Street, reported a man she knows showed up at her residence at 5:14 p.m. Saturday, and an officer arrived to again advise him she did not want him there and that he risked being charged with trespassing.

LISBON REPORTS

– Police responded to a call of a white van parked on Lions Club Road at 9:54 p.m. Saturday.

– A complaint of a loud party on East Chestnut Street was received at 11:20 p.m. Saturday, with an officer advising the homeowners to keep the noise down.

– Police came across a person behind the county courthouse at 1:21 a.m. Sunday, and the man was given a ride home after telling the officer he was lost.

– A resident at 225 N. Beaver St. reported Sunday his daughter sold a vehicle that was not hers to sell, and now the buyer wants $100 more than he paid.

– Lester Lovett, North Jefferson Street, reported at 9 p.m. Saturday being kicked out of his home by his roommate, Tony Brock, and now Brock will not let him in to get the rest of his belongings. Lovett said Brock also told him he threw his clothes in a Dumpster, and Brock was now standing on the porch armed with a knife and yelling at him.

– Floyd A. Weyand, 47, of East Liverpool, was driving through town at 12:42 a.m. Sunday when he struck the stone wall on East Washington Street near Jackson Street, scraping his front fender, mirror and door.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM REPORTS

– Police were called at 4:25 a.m. Saturday for a possible intoxicated driver in the 200 block of Park Avenue, but no vehicles were seen.

– An anonymous caller at 3:56 a.m. Saturday reported an intoxicated person in the 1100 block of East 10th Street where it was reported a man was passed out in his vehicle at his residence. The man was found highly intoxicated, but appeared to be fine and was let into the residence by his girlfriend to sleep it off.

– A possible fight was reported at 2:38 a.m. Saturday in the 200 block of East Fourth Street by an anonymous woman walking in the area. Police checked with a male tenant who said there was no problem. He and his friends were watching a movie.

– Police were called at 12:24 a.m. Saturday to a parking lot at the corner of South Broadway Avenue and Franklin Street for a hit/skip accident. A woman reported her black GMC Envoy was parked in the lot and when she came out, she found the driver side mirror folded back and there was damage to the driver side door. An officer saw paint damage to the driver side door with red paint transfer from another vehicle. He also found broken tail light lenses. She believed she parked next to a red Dodge truck.

– A woman in the 1100 block of East Third Street called at 11:46 p.m. Friday to report hearing several loud bangs, possibly fireworks, outside her residence. As she was walking outside on her front porch, she saw an unknown suspicious male run in front of her house heading toward North Union Avenue. Police checked the area, but couldn’t find him.

– Police were called at 10:09 p.m. Friday to the 1700 block of Meadowview Drive where a male was seen running from the west side of a residence into an open field, wearing dark clothing, white tennis shoes and a dark-colored hoodie. He was last seen running toward North Ellsworth Avenue. Officers checked the area on foot and did not find anyone.

– Police were called to the 500 block of South Broadway Avenue for a fight at 9:05 p.m. Friday. When officers arrived, they learned the people involved had left, but both responded to the police station. They were told their options.

– A woman in the 400 block of Franklin Street reported at 8:43 p.m. Friday that she lost her cell phone outside of her home. She said she was told a neighbor picked up the phone and now he’s refusing to return it. Officers made contact with the neighbor and he said he did not have the phone. He called police at 9:05 p.m. to report a verbal dispute over the phone, saying how the neighbors think he took the phone and showing officers his cell phone containing all of his contacts and other personal information. Both he and the woman were told to stay away from each other.

– Matthew Campanelli, of 860 E. Sixth St., was placed in custody at his residence at 7:29 p.m. Friday for an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office.

– A suspicious person was reported near a tractor trailer in the 300 block of West Pershing Street at 8:23 p.m. Friday. Police found everything okay and didn’t find anyone.

– Two reckless vehicles were reported at 7:15 p.m. Friday in the area of East Third Street and Hawley Avenue, with one described as a Ford Ranger and the other a red Toyota. Neither vehicle was found.

– A reckless operator was reported at 6:29 p.m. Friday in a yellow hatchback with black rims in the 1900 block of East State Street, but was not found.

– James Sigman reported at 6:16 p.m. Friday that a tool box was taken from the back of his truck in the 500 block of Walnut Street.

– A man came to the police station at 6:03 p.m. Friday to speak to an officer about a situation regarding visitation. He was told it’s a civil matter.

– A juvenile problem was reported in the 500 block of South Broadway Avenue at 5:33 p.m. Friday, but nobody was found.

– Police were called at 4:44 p.m. Friday to the area of West State Street and Benton Road for an alleged intoxicated driver. The vehicle was not found.

– Duane Barnes, 43, of 1113 E. Third St., was taken into custody on East Fourth Street at 2:23 p.m. Friday on an active warrant from the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office for a charge of failure to appear on a traffic offense.

LISBON REPORTS

– Aaron D. Black, 35, Lisbon-Dungannon Road, Lisbon, was cited for OVI and driving too slow following a traffic stop on Pritchard Avenue at 12:42 p.m. Friday. This was after police were alerted by a motorist who said she was following someone she believed to be driving drunk on Pritchard Avenue.

– Douglas Coy reported Saturday he believes someone entered his room at the homeless shelter on Maple Street and stole his prescription bottle of clozapine.

– Police were called to a home on East Lincoln Way at 11 a.m. Saturday in regard to an infant in distress and crying all of the time. The mother said they just returned from a hospital, where the child was treated for a bacterial infection. An ambulance crew arrived and found nothing wrong with the child. The caller said she believes the child cries all time because it needs help, but the officer told her babies tend to cry and there was no sign the child needed medical attention.

– Denise Numiz reports her mother lives by herself on Sherman Street and on Thursday night she saw someone shining a flashlight in her window.

COLUMBIANA REPORTS

– A woman who lives at 315 Pittsburgh St. reported Friday her car was egged.

– Linda Dilworth reported Friday a vehicle fled the scene after backing into her vehicle in the parking lot on Manor Drive.

– Kristina Berry came to the police department on Friday with a dog complaint.

– A caller reported a semi-truck on state Route 14 was heading toward the city at 3:51 p.m. Friday and it appeared the rear was on fire.

– Jenny Davis of New Waterford asked Friday to consult with police about a business transaction at Vacu Tech. Davis was advised this was a civil matter.

– Police were called to a home at 244 S. Vine St. in regard to a custody dispute at 7:12 p.m. Friday.

– A caller reported a car was parked facing the wrong direction at Saybrook condominium at 10:20 p.m. Friday.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– Police responded to a Franklin Avenue home at 4:41 p.m. Thursday to remove an unwanted family member. Upon arrival the officer discovered the person in question had already left. The officer found the person and told her to stay away from the home.

– An officer responded to a West Fifth Street home at 5:09 p.m. Thursday where a man reported his juvenile grandson had been assaulted by two other juvenile males. He requested that they be told to stay away from his grandson.

– Brock E. Ford, 22, 14143 Old Fredicktown Road, East Liverpool, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in the 1200 block of East Sixth Street at 5:49 p.m. Thursday in which he was eastbound and allegedly struck the curb with the right rear wheel of his vehicle, causing him to cross the center line and strike the opposite curb with the front left wheel, breaking the wheel off and bringing the vehicle to rest on the curb lawn. Ford’s 17-year-old passenger was transported to the Salem Community Hospital for possible injuries.

– Police responded to a North Lincoln Avenue home at 9:21 p.m. Thursday in reference to a fight and spoke with a woman who said that the other people involved had already left, running over her foot with their vehicle while doing so. First Responders evaluated the woman’s foot while officers spoke to the other people involved. No one wanted to pursue the matter further.

– An officer responded to an 1800 block East State Street restaurant at 7:15 a.m. Friday where a woman had reportedly fallen in the restroom and needed transported to the hospital for treatment.

– A Leetonia woman reported at 1:59 p.m. Friday that her ex-boyfriend and father of her children had been calling her while she was at school in the city. An officer filed the complaint in case the ex-boyfriend approaches her within the city, but advised her to also file a report in her local jurisdiction, as well.

LISBON

– A man from JJC reported at 1:43 p.m. Thursday some children in the alley broke out some windows. At 1:46 p.m. Thursday a woman called and reported she saw some children breaking out widows at the JVC.

– The highway patrol reported at 3:29 p.m. Thursday there was a disabled vehicle at East Lincoln Way and Jackson Street.

– Mike West of the Columbiana County Parks reported at 4:30 p.m. Thursday he caught a child painting on the garage on South Jefferson Street.

– A clerk at Circle K reported at 1:30 a.m. Friday a girl from Salineville attempted to use a credit card which came up lost or stolen on the machine. The card had a different first name from the person who was attempting to use it. Police spoke to the girl, who said her mother and brother gave her the card. The card was not reported stolen and police spoke to the girl’s mother, whose name was on the card. She told police she had the card shut off recently.

Columbiana

– A resident reported at 5:33 a.m. Thursday a branch fell on the main electric line to the home at 123 North Elm Street. After that the house started smelling strange and it appeared an outlet had burned. The fire department was notified.

– Someone reported a suspicious man standing on West Salem Street near the library at 12:59 p.m. Thursday. The person making the report said when he walked by him and said “hello” the man only mumbled something at him. Police found the man, who lives in the area, standing on the sidewalk minding his own business and doing nothing suspicious.

– A North Main Street, Columbiana, woman reported at 2:10 p.m. Thursday she had been assaulted by her sister when she went to her sister’s house.

– A caller reported at 11:49 p.m. Thursday she saw a man wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans trying to break into the doors at Save A Lot and yelling.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– A man on Hartley Road came to the police station at 3:25 p.m. Thursday for assistance regarding a property matter. He said he met a woman at a local establishment on May 3 who had some items at his residence and had borrowed some dresses to try on and then left them at a Salem city residence. He wanted the dresses back. He was told it’s a civil matter.

– A woman on Superior Avenue came to the police station at 2:51 p.m. Thursday regarding a phone harassment, saying she has a protection order and was waiting for the suspect to be served. She was told to contact police if it continues.

– A man on West Fifth Street contacted police at 1:54 p.m. Thursday to report harassing calls and text messages. All parties were told to have no further contact if they can’t get along.

– A woman on Benton Road reported at 1:10 p.m. Thursday that on May 22, she used her debit card at the Shell station and bought $27.05 worth of gasoline. When she received her statement, she found a charge for $41.40 made at the same station on the same day. She had used her pin number when she made her purchase, but the pin number was not used for the other transaction.

– A domestic was reported at 11:49 a.m. Thursday on Fair Avenue where both parties said they had a loud argument and slammed the door twice. There was no sign of violence or injury to either party.

– Scott Spack, 54, of 766 Arch St., was charged with criminal mischief for throwing dog feces on a vehicle at a neighbor’s residence after police were called to the 700 block at 11:37 a.m. Thursday. While there, police were told about an assault that also occurred. They were investigating.

– A woman on Jefferson Avenue reported Thursday that her bank account was accessed without her authorization by an overseas person or company. There were international fees attached to a withdrawal of $182.97, with a fee of $1.83 on Thursday.

– Vandalism was reported in the 1100 block of East 15th Street at 8:41 a.m. Thursday.

-An anonymous caller reported at 6:35 a.m. Thursday that she heard a dog yelping for the past three days in the area of Vine Avenue and East Third Street. An officer responded and heard nothing and she told him she could no longer hear the dog.

– A woman in the 100 block of West Fourth Street reported at 2:26 a.m. Thursday that an unknown person shattered the glass section of her rear entry door. Officers saw a large piece of cement on the interior side of the door.

– Officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of East State Street at 10 p.m. Wednesday in reference to a suspicious person knocking on a woman’s door. Nobody was found around the house, but two people were found in the parking lot next door. They said they were trying to contact a person at a residence. They were told they were not wanted there.

– A woman on North Lincoln Avenue reported at 9:31 p.m. Wednesday that a male and female in a silver Aztec took her cell phone after she accidentally left the phone on top of a pump at a gas station in the 2800 block of East State Street. Store video shows the male taking the phone and handing it to the female passenger and then leaving.

– Police responded to a neighbor dispute at 7:53 p.m. Wednesday in the 1400 block of South Lincoln Avenue where two people were in a verbal dispute over a woman’s dog coming near the rear of an apartment. The woman said the person in the apartment yelled at her about the animal while she was watering plants at the rear of the apartment. The person in the apartment confirmed the verbal dispute over the animal coming close to her plants. They were told to stay away from each other and both were told to contact the apartment manager for issues at the complex.

– A man in the 800 block of East Third Street came to the police station at 7:52 p.m. Wednesday regarding harassing messages on Facebook, saying the husband of a co-worker was sending the messages due to a comment he made on Facebook. He was told his options.

– A caller at 6:35 p.m. Wednesday reported a vehicle being driven erratically in the 1200 block of East Third Street. No violations were seen by officers.

– Sarah N. Jackson, 22, and Catherine M. Cameron, 28, whose addresses were listed as 975 E. Third St., were each charged with theft after police were called to Dollar General in the Salem Plaza on East State Street at 5:39 p.m. Wednesday for a shoplifting call. The report said a store employee saw a woman placing items in her purse and then leaving without paying. Officers found the stolen property on another woman’s person who was with the person who was caught stealing.

– A man on Carole Drive reported at 2:57 p.m. Wednesday that he was having issues with his son and believed he found drug paraphernalia in his room. A check of the substance revealed it was not what he suspected.

– An officer responded at 1:37 p.m. Wednesday to a business in the 300 block of South Ellsworth Avenue where a man reported when female workers come outside on the street for their break, they can hear a male across the street make rude and obnoxious comments about them. He is also out there with little clothing on doing chin-ups and push-ups and the man claimed the male was on the Sheriff’s Office sexual offenders list. He was told his options.

– Police were called at 1:06 p.m. Wednesday to the 100 block of North Union Avenue where a married couple was having a loud argument over some allegations heard by one of them against the other. There was no violence or signs of other problems.

– An officer at Salem Community Hospital at 12:19 p.m. Wednesday saw an incident involving a mentally disturbed pateint and called for another officer to respond. The patient was very vocal and using profanities. An officer arrived and found hospital security was there.

– A woman in the 300 block of Penn Avenue reported at 11:34 a.m. Wednesday that on May 30, someone tampered with two window air conditioners at apartments on Penn Avenue. They were told to call police if anything should happen again.

– A resident in the 900 block of South Lundy Avenue called police at 10:11 a.m. Wednesday to complain about a pickup parked on the street in front of his house, saying the street sweeper could not clean up to the curb. A 48-hour notice was left on the vehicle to have it moved and a short while later, another resident called irate about the notice left on his mother’s vehicle. He was told to just move the truck within 48 hours to avoid a parking ticket. He was highly irate and rude and threatening the officer with charges if he returned to his property even though he called him there. The officer left after a barrage of insults about the department.

– The owner of Mosblack Hobby Shop on East State Street reported at 9:33 a.m. Wednesday that he received a bad check from a man in New York state who purchased a train over the Internet. The check returned for no account and he was told he would probably have to file a report with the New York authorities.

– Ellen Martin of North Benton reported at 8:56 a.m. Wednesday that she had been shopping at Tractor Supply on State Street Tuesday afternoon, used a cart and her purse was left in the cart. She went back to the business and no one had turned in the purse. She and her sister checked trash cans in the area and found nothing.

– Police responded to the Reilly School parking lot at 7:10 a.m. Wednesday for a loose black lab dog laying down in the lot. The owner was contacted and responded to pick up the dog.

COLUMBIANA

– An officer on patrol came across an open door at the high school at 1:36 a.m. Wednesday. The officer checked the building and it was found secure.

– Notices about high weeds were sent Wednesday to Troy Smith, Pearl Street; SRB Servicing, West Salem Street; and David Coie, Springfield Road and state Route 14.

– A resident of Edgewood Court complained Wednesday about his neighbor’s dog running loose.

LISBON

– Frank A. Long, 38, of Alexandria, Va., was cited for OVI, possessing drug paraphernalia and driving on the sidewalk after an officer saw him driving on the sidewalk on South Market Street at 11:46 p.m. Wednesday.

– A woman asked for an officer to accompany her to a home on South Lincoln Avenue at 7 p.m. Wednesday to retrieve her 17-year-old daughter, who is under house arrest through Mahoning County.

– A woman reported seeing a 1-year-old child in a pickup but not in a car seat at the Valley View convenience store at 6:32 p.m. Wednesday.

– Police were called to a residence on North Beaver Street at 4:16 p.m. Wednesday after a woman said the person who lives there was sending out text messages indicating she intended to harm herself.

– A worker at HMF Recycling reported a woman had just driven away from the business at noon Wednesday and she was barely able to stand. The suspected drunk driver left in a gold Dodge four-door vehicle and reportedly lives in Wellsville.

– Cemetery workers reported at 9:54 a.m. Thursday having problems with a male who would not leave. The man is believed to be bipolar, and the cemetery has had problems with him before.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– Police were called at 2:53 a.m. Wednesday to the 600 block of Cherry Street where a man said he was previously involved in a verbal dispute with his live-in girlfriend and a friend. The couple advised there would be no more problems.

– Three underage teens were charged with unruly offenses after police on patrol at 1:23 a.m. Wednesday saw an older model Ford Ranger parked and occupied in Waterworth Memorial Park off of Superior Avenue after park hours. The occupants included a 16-year-old girl and two 17-year-old boys. One of the boys had been reported missing on May 29, but when contacted, his mother said he had returned that night and she forgot to notify police. All three juveniles were released to their mothers. Charges will be turned over to the juvenile officer.

– A man came to the police station at 12:07 a.m. Wednesday to report his 14-year-old son ran away and he could not locate him. He had last been seen at a residence in the 100 block of West Pershing Street, but was no longer there. He was entered in the law enforcement date base as a missing runaway. The man called back later to say he returned home.

– A woman in the 400 block of Franklin Avenue called at 11:53 p.m. Tuesday to report a possible breaking and entering in progress. Officers checked the exterior and found the home secure with nobody around.

– A woman in the 100 block of West Fourth Street reported at 9:57 p.m. Tuesday that the swimming pool in her back yard broke and all the water escaped. She felt someone may have cut the liner, causing damage. Upon further inspection, it was determined the liner ripped at the seam on the bottom, probably due to excessive stress on the seam, the report said. It was unlikely someone caused damage due to the location of the seam.

– William J. McFarland Jr., 22, of 1675 S. Lincoln Ave., was cited for dog at large after a woman at 9:18 p.m. Tuesday reported a dog bite and a dog at large in the 1600 block of South Lincoln Avenue. She said the dog was running in and out of traffic and when she attempted to get the dog out of the street and find its owner, the dog bit her. Officers located the dog and its keeper and learned the dog was not current on registration or shots.

– A woman in the 1300 block of Ridgewood Drive reported at 6:51 p.m. Tuesday that her 13-year-old daughter had received 15 text messages from a phone number she was not familiar with and the text messages contained vulgar language of a sexual nature. The phone number returned to the New York state area. She was told not to respond to the messages and to call back if the messages continue.

– A caller at 6:32 p.m. Tuesday reported juveniles with sticks chasing ducks at the duck pond at Waterworth Memorial Park. No juveniles were found.

– Police responded at 6:17 p.m. Tuesday to the 1100 block of Jefferson Avenue where an area resident located narcotics and drug paraphernalia in the street along the curb. An officer took custody of the items and took them to the police station for disposal.

– Police were called at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday to Highland Avenue and East Third Street for a report of construction equipment parked on the street. An officer found a trailer parked on the south side of the street where it’s posted no parking. The company foreman was told to either put cones out or move the trailer to the north side which is for parking. He said he would take care of the problem.

– Floyd Shields IV, 18, whose last known address was listed as Columbia Street, Leetonia, was taken into custody on a warrant for failure to appear on a theft charge after police were called at 5:32 p.m. Tuesday to the 100 block of West Pershing Street for a disturbance and a person with a baseball bat. Officers spoke to four males who said they were walking down the street and an older male known to them made threats towards them with a baseball bat. The older male told officers he was being harassed and taunted by the younger males. No physical violence was reported and all parties were told to stay away from each other. While police were on the scene, they discovered the active warrant for Shields.

– A man in the 1100 block of East Pershing Street reported harassment at 4:49 p.m. Tuesday, saying a girl he was dating will not leave him alone. He wanted information on a protection order, was given the information and told to tell the woman not to contact him anymore. If she does, he can file a telecommunications harassment report.

PERRY TWP.

– A resident on Somerset called at 4:59 a.m. Sunday to report a neighbor playing drums. The neighbor was told about the complaint and agreed to stop for the night.

– Juan Sergio Vallarreal, 36, of Salem, was cited for operating a vehicle under the influence and speeding after a traffic stop at 1:10 a.m. Sunday on Georgetown Road at Southwest Fuels.

– Police were called at 11:12 p.m. Saturday to Salem Acres on Prospect Street for an unknown male passed out on a woman’s front porch. William Alesi III was found passed out and an officer had difficulty waking him up. He claimed he was doing work for a landscape company, but several residents said the company does not do the landscaping at the apartment complex. Alesi was told to leave, but he re-entered the complex several times and was charged with criminal trespass.

– An officer on patrol at 9:14 p.m. Saturday on Manor Avenue was flagged down in the 1500 block by a resident complaining about a neighbor having a party and parking cars in their yard. Police advised of the vehicles that needed to be removed.

– Police were called at 7:13 p.m. Saturday to the 1400 block of Georgetown Road for a loud noise complaint. A resident reported a person was setting off fireworks in the back yard next door. An officer spoke to the person who said he set off two bottle rockets. He was told not to do it again and the consequences if police had to return.

– Loud music was reported in the 1800 block of Hunt Road at 1:41 p.m. Saturday. Police spoke with the person playing the loud music who said they didn’t think it was that loud but agreed to turn it down.

– A representative of the business Stuff in the 1300 block of West State Street called at 12:44 p.m. Saturday to report a theft, saying someone unknown took an item.

– Aubreyl Hyde, 22, of West Harrison Street, Alliance, was charged with criminal trespass after police on patrol at 12:43 p.m. Saturday in the Salem Acres apartment complex on Prospect Street saw him and knew of an active no trespass order.

– Jacob Wilson, 25, of 123 W. Lincoln Way, Lisbon, was cited for non-compliance suspension after a traffic stop on state Route 45 south of Golf Club Drive at 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

– Police were called at 7:45 a.m. Saturday to the 1800 block of Garfield Road for a loose dog. A resident said the neighbor’s dog keeps getting loose and runs over to their yard and when they confront the dog, it becomes very aggressive and they fear for their safety. Police spoke to the dog owner who said they have an invisible fence for the dog, but forgot to put on the dog’s collar before they let it out. The dog was calm and showed no signs of aggression while the officer spoke with the owner, who was told to keep the dog in the yard.

– Police responded to the 1000 block of East Pidgeon Road after dispatch received a 911 call for an ambulance after a passerby saw a man lying on the ground near his mailbox. After the ambulance arrived, the passerby said the man got up and walked to the rear of his residence. He refused to answer the door for medical personnel, but then an officer made contact with him. He denied falling, then admitted it but said he did not need medical help. He didn’t appear to be having any medical issues.

– A clerk at Circle K South on South Lincoln Avenue called at 4:25 a.m. Saturday to report an unruly customer in the store. He left on foot and could not be located.

– A Brookview resident called at 4:11 a.m. Saturday to report a male walking up and down driveways in the neighborhood acting suspicious. He could not be found.

– An officer on state Route 344 near Solid Rock Church at 4 a.m. Saturday saw a man stumbling out into traffic. No alcoholic beverage was detected, but he said he could hardly walk due to a back injury. He said he had nobody to call for a ride and had no money for a cab. The officer transported him back to his residence in the city for fear he may stumble out into traffic.

LEETONIA

– Police responded to an alarm drop at the Leetonia Community Public Library at 8:40 p.m. Saturday for reported motion in the new books section. Officers found the building secure and all doors locked.

– An officer responded to a Walnut Street home at 9:34 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a juvenile bitten by a stray dog.

LISBON

– A Sherman Street woman reported Tuesday being harassed by a man who she accused of constantly calling her and driving by her house and pulling in the driveway. Police will attempt to contact him and advised her she could obtain a protection order.

– A woman reported Tuesday someone she knows stole her son’s wallet from the top of the TV. Police caught up with the suspect at the Night Court, but he denied stealing the wallet, nor was it found on him. The police also looked in the trash cans in the Night Court and outside but did not find the wallet.

– A caller reported there was a woman sitting by the side of the road with a purse and bag with her head on her knees on North Beaver Street at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday. Police arrived and transported the 18-year-old woman to the Traveler’s Hotel to spend the night.

– A Seigler Road woman reported her vehicle was struck by another vehicle, a red Grand Am, which left the scene. The accident occurred at the intersection of North Market and Beaver streets at 9 p.m. Tuesday.

– A resident reported seeking a truck drive through his neighbor’s yard on North Street at 10:20 p.m. Tuesday. The truck was gone by the time police arrived.

– A Summit Street woman reported someone was pounding on her bedroom window at 12:39 a.m. Wednesday. She said it occurred an hour prior but had resumed, so she called her neighbor who looked around with a flashlight. Police checked the area but did not see anyone about.

– Someone from the cemetery reported the sidewalk been vandalized Tuesday night.

COLUMBIANA

-A Pittsburgh Street woman reported at 3 p.m. Tuesday she was having custody issues with her child’s father.

-Someone reported at 7 p.m. Tuesday a woman driving a silver Kia Sorento was possibly impaired. Police checked the area but did not find the vehicle.

-Police stood by at the South Elm Street railroad crossing at 7:44 p.m. Tuesday while railroad employees worked on a train that was having problems.

-An East Park Avenue man reported at 10:28 p.m. Tuesday someone with a flashlight was in his backyard. Police checked the area but found no one.

-A man reported at 10:35 p.m. Tuesday there was a strong odor of natural gas in the Parkview Drive area. The fire department was notified.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– An officer on patrol at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday saw one of the black battery type boxes at the northwest corner of Broadway and State Street damaged. An unknown vehicle struck the box, pushing it around the pole to the west, breaking some of the steel bands holding it to the pole and bending the pipe on the west side holding the wires, causing the wires to be exposed.

– An officer responded to a report at 12:34 p.m. Tuesday of kids fishing and chasing ducks at the duck pond at Waterworth Memorial Park. Two boys were found fishing, accompanied by two other boys. They were told no fishing is allowed in the duck pond and officers told them about a nearby pond where they could fish. They said some ducks were attacking another duck so they stepped in to help the duck.

– An anonymous person at 12:32 p.m. Tuesday reported finding a denim bag containing a few items at the intersection of East Third Street and North Vine Avenue. There was no identification, with the bag being held at the police station.

– A noise disturbance was reported at 12:58 p.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of Continental Drive, but the noise had stopped before police arrived, according to the caller.

– Police were called at 10:33 a.m. Tuesday to Walmart on East State Street for a reported shoplifter. Asset protection had an elderly male in the security office who had placed miscellaneous clothing items and candy bars into Walmart bags and attempted to leave the store. The items were returned and he left the store with the understanding that he’s not to return.

– Officers stood by at 10:21 a.m. Tuesday in the 500 block of East Third Street while the Sheriff’s Office evicted a family that failed to abide by the eviction notice they had been served. There were no problems.

– An unlicensed, non-running vehicle in a back yard in the 100 block of East Fifth Street was towed for being a junk vehicle at 9:53 a.m. Tuesday. A 10-day removal notice had been issued on May 23.

– Police responded to a parking complaint at 8:20 a.m. Tuesday in the 900 block of Prospect Street where a resident was unhappy about workers parking in front of his driveway, parking in front of a fire hydrant and then telling him they had the right to block the road to do their work. Officers attempted to explain the company could block the fire hydrant while working but they should let him know his drive is going to be blocked. Workers said they would move the truck from the drive area. Officers also noted other fire hydrants were available to the east and west. The resident said he was calling the chief and was told that was his right.

– An alarm activation was reported at Walgreens, 2124 E. State St., at 7:26 a.m. Tuesday. All outer perimeter doors were checked and appeared secure. A keyholder responded and the interior was fine.

– A barking dog was reported at 1:29 a.m. Tuesday in the 900 block of Jones Drive, but was not heard. Police were called back for a barking dog and the officer heard the dog this time and attempted to contact the owner, who was uncooperative.

– Officers on patrol at 11:25 p.m. Monday saw two males standing near the rear of a school on East State Street and identified the teens who said they stopped to use a cell phone while walking home. They were headed to a nearby address and proceeded on their way.

-Loud music was reported at 11:19 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of Ohio Avenue where children were found playing music on a front porch. The music was turned down.

– A man on East Third Street came to the police station at 10:31 p.m. Monday to report his juvenile son was supposed to be spending the night at a friend’s residence, but he had talked to the friend 10 minutes before calling police and he said his son took off with some girl. His location was unknown. The report said there was an ongoing problem with the juvenile being unruly. He was entered as a missing person/runaway.

-A pickup driven by Tammy Moyer, 30, of Summit Street, was eastbound in the 2500 block of East State Street at 9:32 p.m. Monday when she hit a deer crossing north on State Street. Kimberly Ambrose, 47, of Fairview Court, was westbound in the same area and hit the deer after it was already hit moments earlier and ran it over. Minor damage was caused to her Toyota Camry.

– A passing motorist at 8:45 p.m. Monday advised of a possible malfunctioning traffic signal at West State Street and Benton Road. An officer observed the traffic signal for several cycles and saw no problem.

– Police were called at 8:40 p.m. Monday to the 300 block of Fair Avenue for a neighbor dispute. A man said his neighbor was taking pictures of the vehicles coming in and out of his driveway and was allegedly harassing him and his girlfriend. The neighbor was not home to be contacted. The man was told to call back if it continues when the neighbor is home.

– A man in the 700 block of North Ellsworth Avenue called at 8:04 p.m. Monday for an ongoing dispute over loud music in the 800 block of Jennings Avenue. He said he was calling on behalf of a relative who contacted him about the noise. Officers responded to Jennings and heard no music, only a lawn mower.

– A parking complaint was reported at 7:40 p.m. Monday in the 1000 block of East Sixth Street where officers found five vehicles parked along the north side of the street in a no parking zone. The people were contacted and said the vehicles would be moved.

– A woman in the 1000 block of East 10th Street called at 6:51 p.m. Monday to report her adult son left the residence and she was unsure where he was. Due to circumstances, he was entered into the law enforcement data base as a missing person.

– A woman in the 900 block of South Union Avenue came to the police station at 5:48 p.m. Monday to speak with an officer about a situation concerning a pet. She was told her options.

– Officers responded to the 200 block of South Broadway Avenue at 5:19 p.m. Monday to check for a possible dispute between several people. Yelling was heard, but when officers arrived, they were told people involved had left in a vehicle with a loud exhaust. The vehicle was located and officers talked with a male and female who had a verbal dispute. All was okay.

– A Rose Avenue man reported at 5:11 p.m. Monday that a vehicle struck his fence at the rear of his property sometime in the past two or three days. Several boards were broken or gouged by what appeared to be a vehicle bumper.

– Police responded at 4:50 p.m. Monday to the 800 block of East Third Street for an alleged theft and determined after speaking to a woman that the issue was civil in nature. Officers did assist her in finding some of her property.

– Suspicious persons were reported at 4:10 p.m. Monday at pavilion 8 in Waterworth Memorial Park where a woman said she saw a male and female in an older SUV park and enter the pavilion. The male stood on a picnic table and appeared to get something from the rafters and then left. An officer searched the pavilion and nothing was found.

COLUMBIANA

– A juvenile reported at 9 a.m. Monday someone was posting obscene photos of them on the Internet.

– A Columbiana-Jeep-Dodge employee reported at 10:36 a.m. Monday a vehicle was broken into and the stereo system removed.

– A resident reported at 11:54 a.m. Monday someone dropped off a cat and kittens on West Park Avenue and he took the kittens to Angels for Animals but the mother cat couldn’t be captured and she had scratched the people who were attempting to take her and she could possibly have rabies.

– Someone reported at 6:16 p.m. Monday there were three kids near the rear of the locker rooms in Firestone Park and a small bag of suspected marijuana was found.

– A man reported at 8:27 p.m. Monday loud noise was coming from the area of Howard Street. Police checked the area but did not hear any loud noise.

– A woman reported at 8:44 p.m. Monday a neighboring apartment is empty and a man has been going in and out removing things. Police found David J. Barnhart, 35, and found he had not actually removed any items from the apartment. He was charged with criminal trespassing and taken to the county jail.

– Police responded to a report of an assault at the public library at 8:43 p.m. Monday. Steven Byers, Leetonia, was arrested for assault.

LISBON

– A woman reported there was a group of a juveniles throwing rocks into the creek near McKinley Elementary School at 2:32 p.m. Monday and two of them began casting stones at a smaller juvenile. Police came across the youths, who were told to stay off the property. They were also told to quit throwing rocks.

– A woman called for assistance at 7:41 p.m. Monday after locking her keys in her vehicle on Spruce Street.

– Police came across an open garage door at 326 W. Pine St., at 5:22 a.m. Tuesday.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– Police checked a residence in the 1400 block of North Lincoln Avenue for a security alarm at 3:08 p.m. Monday, finding the home secure. A resident arrived and the interior was also checked.

– Police were called at 2:16 p.m. Monday to the 300 block of Fair Avenue for a harassment complaint. The person who filed the complaint was told to avoid contact with the suspect, who could not be contacted by police.

– Jansen Paumier reported at 12:30 p.m. Monday that someone kicked in the back door of a vacant apartment in the 500 block of East State Street, breaking the door in half. The interior was checked and nothing was reported missing.

-James Poole, 30, of 294 Rose Ave., was taken into custody in the 600 block of Franklin Avenue at 12:08 p.m. Monday on an active warrant for failure to appear on a driving under suspension charge.

– An officer issued a warning ticket ordering the removal of a vehicle after seeing it parked partially on the sidewalk at 11:28 a.m. Monday on South Howard Avenue near Pershing Street. It appeared the vehicle was being worked on.

– A parking citation was issued for a vehicle parked with the left side to the curb after a caller complained about illegal parking at 10:02 a.m. Monday on Continental Drive.

– A woman in the 200 block of West Wilson Street reported at 9:39 a.m. Monday that her juvenile son never returned home last night. He was given permission to spend the night at a friend’s house, but never spent the night there. He was located by police in the 100 block of West Pershing Street and taken home.

– Police are investigating a break-in reported at 7:25 a.m. Monday at the Dental Health Group at the corner of East State Street and Highland Avenue where officers found the building had been forcibly entered over the weekend.

– An audible alarm coming from a business in the 500 block of East State Street at 3:37 a.m. Monday was investigated, with the exterior doors checked and found secure.

– An alarm was reported at 2:05 a.m. Monday in the 300 block of Highland Avenue, with all outer perimeter doors and windows checked and found secure.

– An officer on patrol at 12:34 a.m. Monday saw several vehicles parked at Centennial Park after closing hours. The people were told the park was closed and they left without incident.

– A dog was reported at large at 12:06 a.m. Monday in the 900 block of Granite Avenue where a resident found the neighbor’s dog outside and brought it to her home. The dog was returned to its residence.

– Police were called to the duck pond area of Waterworth Memorial Park for a female yelling and screaming at 11:11 p.m. Sunday. No one was found, but officers heard a female screaming a few houses east of the park and found a back yard party. The people were told to keep the noise down.

– Police were called to the area of KFC at 10:47 p.m. Sunday for an argument between two males and a female, learning the dispute happened in front of the Masonic Temple on State Street. A female juvenile said she was struck in the arm by the father of her child, which he denied. Several witnesses reported the father of the child had been antagonized by a male that was identified as the female’s father. All were told the report would be documented and sent to the prosecutor’s office.

– An anonymous caller at 10:06 p.m. Sunday reported a female left a 3-month-old child in Centennial Park and walked off. Officers located the child with its mother who was walking on South Union Avenue. She reported being in a dispute with the child’s father and left the child with him but he allegedly refused to take the child. The child was fine with the mother. The report will be forwarded to Children Services.

– Police were called at 9:07 p.m. Sunday to Cherry Street for an ATV being operated on the street, but did not see or hear any ATVs.

– Police responded to the basketball courts at Centennial Park for a report of a fight at 7:17 p.m. Sunday involving multiple people. They had dispersed before police arrived, but officers learned several people were playing basketball and had a verbal dispute that escalated into a physical altercation. Occupants in a vehicle leaving the area denied involvement, but said they saw the fight, alleging there were racial slurs involved and some punches thrown, but nobody was injured.

– A domestic was reported at 6:51 p.m. Sunday in the 800 block of Summit Street where a couple reported having an argument. The male agreed to leave for the night.

– Police were dispatched at 6:06 p.m. Sunday to the west end baseball field at Waterworth Memorial Park in reference to a dispute between the umpire and coaches. Officers spoke to one of the coaches who said the umpire kicked the other team’s coaches out of the game and they had already left. The umpire told officers the coaches from one of the teams did not like one of his calls and an argument ensued. Officers were told the coaches were using vulgar language in front of the children and making threats, so the umpire kicked them out of the game. Several parents and children who witnessed the incident affirmed the vulgar statements and threats that had been uttered by the suspect coaches. The umpire said the game was over and just wanted all parties to go their separate ways. All parties were advised of the consequences of their actions.

– An anonymous person reported at 4:50 p.m. Sunday that a man in the 100 block of Jennings Avenue removed property from the back of a truck without permission. The person had already retrieved the property and did not want to pursue charges, but requested the suspect be contacted about the potential criminal charges.

– A domestic was reported at 2:08 p.m. Sunday in the 200 block of West Wilson Street, but was only a verbal dispute with no physical violence.

– A resident in the 1200 block of Carole Drive reported at 1:39 p.m. Sunday that a male juvenile who lives on Jefferson was walking through his yard again. An officer contacted the boy’s father and he said he would take care of the problem.

– A man on West Pershing Street reported at 1:31 p.m. Sunday that a neighbor was trespassing on his property and he wanted to know if he could put up no trespassing signs. He was provided the information he requested.

– A parking complaint was filed at 1:26 p.m. Sunday in the 900 block of South Lundy Avenue, but no violations were observed. The residents involved came to an agreement to prevent further problems.

– A caller at 1:15 p.m. Sunday reported an animal left in a vehicle in the 2900 block of East State Street, but the vehicle left before officers arrived.

– A resident in the 600 block of Eighth Street reported at 12:09 p.m. Sunday that his neighbor was throwing lawn clippings into his yard. He had already spoken to the neighbor about the incident and just wanted it documented.

– Police were called to Salem Community Hospital at 10:34 a.m. Sunday for a combative patient upset over money allegedly missing from his wallet. He was calmed down and agreed to lay back down and be treated.

– Police were called to East State Street and Union Avenue at 9:24 a.m. Sunday for a man injured or intoxicated. The man was located and had a medical problem, but was already treated. Police gave him a ride home outside the city.

– Police were called to Sparkle Market on Lundy Avenue at 8:12 a.m. Sunday for three young children running around inside the store without a parent present. Officers responded and noticed three small 12-inch bikes on the corner of the building and saw a 6-year-old girl, a 5-year-old girl and a 4-year-old boy who was wearing only a dirty diaper running around the front foyer of the store. It was found they lived on Columbia Street with their father. The children were taken home and officers spoke with the father about the incident.

COLUMBIANA

– Someone reported at midnight Friday a suspicious vehicle was parked on Herbster in the area of the railroad tracks. Police checked and found the vehicle locked with the key in the ignition. A parking ticket was issued for the vehicle being too close to the railroad tracks.

– Police found a suspicious vehicle in the Columbiana Boiler lot at 2:28 a.m. Friday and arrested the occupant for curfew violation.

– Police investigated an ongoing case of identity theft at 8:38 a.m. Friday on Fairfield Avenue.

– James M. Shaffer, 55, South State Street, New Waterford, was driving through the traffic circle at 10:56 a.m. Friday and collided with Ray N. Souder, 78, Springfield Road. Souder was cited for failure to yield from a stop sign.

– Someone reported at noon Friday a semi truck carrying pipe lost part of its load at state Route 14 and East Park. The material was now causing a traffic hazard.

– Police responded to a three-car crash at 4:44 p.m. Friday that was initially reported to be in the city on state Route 46. Police discovered the crash occurred outside village limits and the patrol is handling the investigation.

– A woman reported at 4:58 p.m. Friday a late model white Honda was speeding all day in the area of Herbster Street. Police checked the area but did not find anyone speeding.

– A woman reported at 8 p.m. Friday a man was laying on the side of state Route 7 just south of state Route 7 and state Route 14. Police found Christopher Riggenbach of North Carolina was walking back from Ann Arbor, Michigan and had laid down to take a rest from being tired.

– Richard Miller, Lisbon, was stopped in traffic at the North Main and Seventh Street intersection and James Goppert, Columbiana, was southbound on Main directly behind Miller and struck his vehicle. Goppert was cited for assured clear distance.

– The highway patrol reported at 11:56 p.m. Friday a possible intoxicated driver was northbound on state Route 7 from the Rogers area. Police found the vehicle and arrested the driver, Christopher A. Johnson, 23, Youngstown, for OVI, marked lanes, possession of a controlled substance and possession of a dangerous drug. The drug charges stemmed from several prescription medications found on his person. He was then incarcerated in the county jail.

POLICE REPORTS

Salem reports

-Police responded to the 400 block of Washington Avenue at 5:52 p.m. Saturday where the complainant advised someone was dumping grass clippings at the rear of his garage. An officer located where they came from in the 600 block of S. Union Avenue and advised the resident of the complaint.

-Police responded to the 700 block of W. State Street at 6:11 p.m. Saturday where a man advised his sister had left and they had a verbal dispute over a personal issue.

-Police took a female juvenile into custody at the police station at 8:11 p.m. Saturday and released her to her mother in reference to an assault of another female juvenile in Centennial Park on Tuesday.

-Police responded to the 900 block of E. 5th Street at 9:27 p.m. Saturday and took a female juvenile into custody and released her to her mother in reference to an assault on another female juvenile in Centennial Park on Tuesday.

-Police received a complaint on station at 8:28 p.m. Saturday about the possible manufacturing of drugs in the city and the information was forwarded to the Columbiana County Drug Task Force.

-Police left a red warning tag on a residence in the 900 block of Jones Drive for a barking dog at 9:28 p.m. Saturday.

-Police responded to the 500 block of Prospect Street at 10:06 p.m. Saturday for a possible breaking and entering and located a male and female there with no lights on. The initial investigation revealed they were both allowed to be there overnight.

– Police responded to the 2500 block of Lexington Drive at 10:29 p.m. Saturday for a report of an intoxicated man who was also not permitted at the apartment complex. An officer advised him of the complaint and his friend said he would take him to another location.

– On patrol in the 2400 block of Lexington Drive at 10:38 p.m. Saturday observed a large cook out fire at the back of a residence with flames in excess of 10 feet high. The resident was advised of what was allowable and said it would be corrected.

-Police responded to the 1700 block of E. State Street at 10:53 p.m. Saturday where Burger King security advised of a problem with juveniles and their parents. The juveniles and their parents were giving the guard a hard time because they were not allowed to ride scooters in the lot. They were asked to leave and cleared the area and police advised the juveniles not to bring their scooters back.

-Police responded to the Hawley and E. 5th Street area at 7:42 a.m. Sunday for a report of dogs at large but were unable to locate them after several checks of the area.

-Police cited Susan Bartholomew, 603 E. Perry Street, with illegal passing/overtaking at 1:43 p.m. Saturday after she struck the vehicle operated by Steve D. Whitman, 1259 E. Pershing Street Both vehicles were westbound on E. State Street when Whitman was changing lanes to move into the turn lane to S. Lincoln Avenue and Bartholomew drove into the left-turn lane marked for eastbound vehicles making a left turn onto Vine Avenue and was passing/overtaking Whitman as he entered the lane at the proper place and was side-swiped.

-Police responded to the E. State Street and Roosevelt Avenue intersection at 11:10 a.m. Saturday and cited Kristen J. Spratt of Davids, Pa., with failure to maintain the assured clear distance after striking the vehicle operated by Judith Windham of Homeworth in the back.

-Police responded to the 1500 block of N. Lincoln Avenue at 1:44 p.m. Saturday and assisted a motorist involved in a two-vehicle accident and cleared the scene when the highway patrol arrived.

-Police received a call from a resident in the 1100 block of E. 9th Street at 1:21 p.m. Saturday advising that his son, who had a temporary restraining order on him, was standing near the garage for nearly half hour after being told to leave. He was gone when police arrived but was located and advised to abide by the TPO. The complainant did not want him arrested.

-Police responded to the 100 block of Dodge Drive at 3:01 p.m. Saturday where lines were down. The fire department determined they were telephone lines.

SALEM TOWNSHIP REPORT

– Constable Dan Valentine received a report from a Hanoverton resident at 4:10 p.m. Saturday advising that she was at the Greenway Bike Trail on Teegarden Road at 2:30 p.m. and put her purse under the driver’s seat and a diaper bag on the passenger seat. When she returned at 2:45 p.m. they were both gone Upon checking the area, she located the purse and diaper bag in the port-a-jon. She located her wallet in the toilet and her credit card and rent money were missing. The credit card has been canceled.

LISBON REPORTS

– Jaron Stull reported at 6:10 p.m. Saturday that while at the apartment building next door to his on North Market Street a woman named Kim stole his iPod and sold it.

– Travis Brown reported at 8:46 p.m. Saturday several kids at the creek near McKinley Elementary were throwing rocks and one hit a 9-year-old girl in the head and she was bleeding. Police spoke with a boy who admitted to throwing the rock and he was taken home to his mother. The girl was taken to the hospital by a relative.

– Marsha Booth reported at 11:50 p.m. Saturday someone was knocking on her door on North Jefferson and she then saw a flash of light in her window. Police checked the area but did not find anyone.

– Donna Jay May, age and address not listed, was charged with drug paraphernalia at 10:18 p.m. Saturday in Willow Grove Park.

– A state Route 154 man reported at 3:32 a.m. Sunday an electric wire was on the ground in his yard and he wasn’t sure if it was hot or not.

COLUMBIANA REPORTS

– Someone reported at 8 a.m. Saturday a camper was broke down in the westbound lane at the state Routes 7 and 14 intersection and was causing a traffic hazard. Police went to the area and found the vehicle had been moved off the road.

– A Columbiana Boiler employee reported at 3:10 p.m. Saturday his wife and his mother-in-law were at the business to clean and his wife told him she believed someone was in the building who wasn’t supposed to be.

– Someone reported at midnight Friday a suspicious vehicle was parked on Herbster in the area of the railroad tracks. Police checked and found the vehicle locked with the key in the ignition. A parking ticket was issued for the vehicle being too close to the railroad tracks.

– Police found a suspicious vehicle in the Columbiana Boiler lot at 2:28 a.m. Friday and arrested the occupant for curfew violation.

– Police investigated an ongoing case of identity theft at 8:38 a.m. Friday on Fairfield Avenue.

– James M. Shaffer, 55, South State Street, New Waterford, was driving through the traffic circle at 10:56 a.m. Friday and collided with Ray N. Souder, 78, Springfield Road. Souder was cited for failure to yield from a stop sign.

– Someone reported at noon Friday a semi truck carrying pipe lost part of its load at state Route 14 and East Park. The material was now causing a traffic hazard.

– Police responded to a three-car crash at 4:44 p.m. Friday that was initially reported to be in the city on state Route 46. Police discovered the crash occurred outside village limits and the patrol is handling the investigation.

– A woman reported at 4:58 p.m. Friday a late model white Honda was speeding all day in the area of Herbster Street. Police checked the area but did not find anyone speeding.

– Duke and Duchess reported at $10.80 drove-off at 5 p.m. Friday.

– Jason Barnes reported at 8 p.m. Friday the person who has a protection order against him was now calling him.

– A woman reported at 8 p.m. Friday a man was laying on the side of state Route 7 just south of state Route 7 and state Route 14. Police found Christopher Riggenbach of North Carolina was walking back from Ann Arbor, Michigan and had laid down to take a rest from being tired.

– Richard Miller, Lisbon, was stopped in traffic at the North Main and Seventh Street intersection and James Goppert, Columbiana, was southbound on Main directly behind Miller and struck his vehicle. Goppert was cited for assured clear distance.

– The highway patrol reported at 11:56 p.m. Friday a possible intoxicated driver was northbound on state Route 7 from the Rogers area. Police found the vehicle and arrested the driver, Christopher A. Johnson, 23, Youngstown, for OVI, marked lanes, possession of a controlled substance and possession of a dangerous drug. The drug charges stemmed from several prescription medications found on his person. He was then incarcerated in the county jail.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM REPORTS

– Police responded to the 600 block of Franklin Avenue at 12:11 a.m. Saturday where an ambulance was on the scene and a person was transported to the hospital.

– At 2:45 a.m. Saturday, police responded to the 400 block of S. Lundy Avenue for a report of a fight in progress. Police spoke to several people who advised there was no fight and they were trying to get an intoxicated person home. After advising him of his options he went home with his mother.

– Police were flagged by a woman in the 1000 block of E. State Street at 3:05 a.m. Saturday who was visibly upset and crying and want her boyfriend to stop following her. An officer spoke to the boyfriend and he went home and the woman was provided a courtesy ride to a friend’s house.

– At 6:19 p.m. Friday, police received a report of a deer killed in the 800 block of Pennsylvania Avenue and contacted the humane officer to pick up the carcass. At 4:32 p.m. police received a called from an Alliance woman advising she struck the deer and drove home. She was issued a report number.

– A juvenile who had not returned to his home in the 900 block of N. Ellsworth Avenue was located at Memorial Park and escorted home at 5:18 p.m. Friday. An officer spoke to him about his ongoing, unruly actions.

– Police received a report of a red truck that drove off from a gas station in the 900 block of E. State Street at 6:22 p.m. Friday without paying for $20.02 in gas.

– Police responded to the duck pond at 7:39 p.m. Friday where two male juveniles were playing in the pond, under the bridge. Both were taken to a residence in the 400 block of E. 7th Street. Police spoke to an adult and all parties regarding better supervision and that the juveniles should not be playing in the pond.

– Police responded to the 100 block of W. State Street at 7:59 p.m. Friday where a patron had located two pieces of drug paraphernalia which was taken to the police department and properly disposed.

– Police responded to Centennial Park and Maple Street at 8:57 a.m. Friday for a fight and several witnesses advised the people involved had already left prior to officers arriving.

– Police were unable to locate a vehicle reported to be operating in a reckless manner at 9:14 p.m. Friday at N. Madison Avenue and E. State Street.

– Police responded to the 100 block of Jennings Avenue at 11:08 p.m. Friday where the male complainant advised a known man has been harassing him the last couple of days and wanted it documented.

– Police responded to the 2200 block of E. State Street at 8:16 a.m. Friday for a suspicious person report. The complainant advised it was an ongoing problem in the early morning hours “kids” come up from the car wash area and “sneak” around the neighborhood. Police advised the complainant that the person vandalized the garage with black spray paint.

– Police responded to the 1200 block of Carole Drive at 9:59 a.m. Friday and spoke to a woman about a barking dog and she was very apologetic and was advised the next time she would be cited. The complainant had called wanting the dog killed and called again wanting to know the outcome and the dispatcher advised him that she would be cited on the next call. He wasn’t happy and wanted to speak to a supervisor who wasn’t in so he was referred to the mayor’s office.

– A complainant in the 600 block of Deming Street advised police at 2:38 p.m. Friday that he notified his bank of a couple of unauthorized purchases on his credit card.

Police responded to the 300 block of W. 8th Street at 12:27 p.m. Friday where the complainant found graffiti on the wall in front of their house. It appeared to have been done with chalk.

LISBON REPORTS

– Police received several calls around 7:24 a.m. Saturday for a tree down on West Lincoln Way between Morton and Green streets. Police contacted the street department and Ohio Edison.

– Police went to a state Route 45 home at 12:46 a.m. Saturday for a report of a man who had injured himself in the stomach area with a knife and then fled. Officers assisted county sheriff’s deputies searched the area for the man who was found around 3 a.m. and arrested.

– A man reported at 2:30 p.m. Friday a small child was left alone in a red Dodge Ram pickup truck on North Park Way in front of Geronimo’s. Police found the vehicle and saw an adult sitting inside the vehicle with the child.

– Emily Teny reported at 1:43 p.m. Friday that while walking East Chestnut Street with her 2-year-old an older man on a motorcycle was riding around whistling at them and saying things to them. Teny told police it was not the first time the man has done this, and that he has also said things to her friend and her small child. Police went to the area an attempted to locate the motorcycle but it did not return to the area.

– A woman reported at noon Friday a maroon Dodge Stratus vehicle was scheduled to arrive at Smith Oil at 1 p.m. to pick up a child, but there are already five people in the car and no room for a sixth person. Police went to service station and found a vehicle matching the description with small children in the back seat and issued a warning to the driver for the children not being in proper safety seats, although they were wearing seat belts.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– Police responded to an East Fourth Street home at 5:14 p.m. Thursday where a woman reported someone had taken an unknown amount of change from her kitchen counter.

– Police responded to an unruly juvenile complaint in the 400 block of Franklin Avenue at 7:45 p.m. Thursday.

– Officers responded to a reported dispute in the 900 block of East Third Street at 7:58 p.m. Thursday and found people arguing in the roadway. They were advised to move along.

– Officers responded to the 400 block of South Broadway Avenue at 9:17 p.m. Thursday where a liquid substance had been found in the basement of a home that had been raided by the Drug Task Force earlier in the day. The fire department also responded and removed from the chimney a bottle emitting gas. The Drug Enforcement Agency also responded to investigate the finding.

– Police responded to a 500 block East Eighth Street home at 10:17 p.m. Thursday where a woman reported hearing glass break behind her home, possibly in Memorial Park. Officers searched the area but were unable to find anyone.

– A West 12th Street woman reported at 10:42 p.m. Thursday a domestic dispute in the 800 block of West State Street in which her husband allegedly drove his vehicle away while she was attempting to get in, causing her fall and incur bumps and bruises on her arm.

– A Washington Avenue man reported at 11:25 p.m. Thursday that a woman had assaulted him while in the 100 block of North Ellsworth Avenue.

– Police responded to the 1200 block of Carole Drive at 12:09 p.m. Friday where a resident requested a criminal trespassing charge be filed against a neighboring juvenile who had been walking through is yard after being told not to.

LEETONIA

– An officer responded to the 100 block of Main Street at 8:56 p.m. May 23 where a resident said that someone had been shooting at his residence.

– An officer investigated a report of property left at a business in the 300 block of Columbia Street at 4:49 p.m. May 24.

– An officer investigated a complaint of phone harassment in the 200 block of Main Street at 10:26 p.m. May 24.

– An officer responded to the American Legion in reference to a fight between patrons at 10:22 p.m. May 25. One of the patrons was transported to St. Elizabeth’s Health Center for treatment of injuries.

– An officer investigated a report of items missing from a residence in the 300 block of Columbia Street at 6:38 p.m. May 26.

GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT

– Police responded to a report of stolen phone books at Damascus Elementary that had been donated to the Green Team at 9 a.m. May 8.

– A juvenile female reported at 2:45 p.m. May 10 that she had been lured into the bathroom of a Beloit-Snodes Road home by another juvenile female who then assaulted her.

– An adult male and juvenile male from a Fifth Street, Beloit, home reported at 8:22 p.m. May 10 that a male juvenile had come to their home and threatened them physically.

– A Main Street, Beloit, woman reported at 12:10 a.m. May 11 that someone had smashed the passenger window of her vehicle and removed her purse.

COLUMBIANA

– A citation was issued Thursday against Eric Tyger, Fairfield Avenue, for having high weeds on his property.

– A South Vine Street man reported Thursday being sent a check as part of some scam in which the sender wanted him to return some of the money and keep the rest.

– A caller reported seeing a dog tied up outside on Lisbon Street at 2:37 p.m. Thursday, and there was no food or water set out. Police checked and found the owner home and there was a dog house, along with food and water.

– Mike Devitt of Columbiana Ford reported Thursday receiving 10-15 phone solicitation calls.

– A West Park Road man reported Thursday his van window was damaged with a baseball bat.

– A West Salem Street woman reported Thursday someone is removing money from her bank account without her authorization.

LISBON

– Sally Kelly called for police at 1:25 p.m. Thursday after she found her vehicle fender had been scratched by the door of the vehicle parked next to her in the town square, although she did not see it happen. The truck belonged to the village of Wellsville, and the driver Michael Lombardozzi denied being responsible. Kelly said the Wellsville truck was not there when she pulled in, and Lombardozzi said there were no vehicles on either side when he parked.

– An officer responded to a report of people yelling in a front yard on Maple Street at 2:50 p.m. Thursday. The officer spoke to two people and advised them to continue their conversation inside the residence.