– An officer responded to the 1600 block of South Lincoln Avenue in reference to an intoxicated driver at 4:08 a.m. Tuesday, located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop after seeing a traffic violation. The driver was found to be just tired and was told to use caution and pull over if he gets tired.
– Crime Watch called at 3:16 a.m. Tuesday to report suspicious persons in the area of East School Street and East Fourth Street. An officer located the people in question, but they did not appear suspicious and nothing more was needed.
– Police were dispatched at 11:12 p.m. Monday to the 500 block of Columbia Street for a fight in progress and spoke with two women who said they came to retrieve property from the one woman’s ex-boyfriend. An argument turned into pushing and the one woman said she saw the pushing and struck the man with an unknown object. First responders were called to the scene because he was injured. Nobody wanted to pursue charges. The two women left and the man was transported to Salem Community Hospital.
– Officers were called at 8:57 p.m. Monday to the 600 block of East Third Street for a report of a suspicious man and woman walking down the sidewalk carrying flowers. They were not found.
– Police were dispatched at 8:26 p.m. Monday to Jalisco’s Mexican Restaurant, 2488 E. State St., for a parking complaint. An anonymous caller reported a Dodge truck blocking the handicapped parking spaces. An officer found the truck parked in a non-parking space near the handicapped parking spaces and contacted the manager who said he would find the patron and have the truck moved.
– David Gasior, 40, whose last known address was North Broadway Avenue, was charged with disorderly conduct after police were called at 8:02 p.m. Monday to the 100 block of West Fifth Street to remove someone. A woman said she and her boyfriend had an argument and she wanted him removed. He had walked to a neighbor’s residence and was sitting on the porch. Officers located him and spoke with him and took him into custody after he failed to heed their several warnings about his drinking beer and using profanity. While being transported to the Columbiana County jail, he allegedly attempted to break the partition window out of the cruiser, forcing officers to place him in a hobble restraint so he could be transported, the report said.
– Police responded to the 1000 block of East State Street in reference to an alarm at a business at 7:30 p.m. Monday, finding the business secure.
– Police were called at 7:12 p.m. Monday to Walmart, 2875 E. State St., to speak with a person who requested to speak with an officer. Officers told the person the complaint was civil in nature and advised him of his options.
– A vehicle was reported obstructing traffic while parked in the road in the 900 block of East Third Street at 4:39 p.m. Monday, but was not found.
– A woman on Monroe Street came to the police station at 4:24 p.m. Monday to report she received a phone call from an unknown male asking her where her daughter was and claiming he was from a locator company in search of her daughter. An officer attempted to call the phone number provided, but a message could not be left. She was told if the calls continue to tell the person not to call back and to make another police report.
– Police responded to the 800 block of Adams Avenue for a report of a vehicle parked in an illegal manner at 4:09 p.m. Monday. An officer spoke with the driver, who worked for a landscape company, and the vehicle was moved.
– A woman who was out of town at the time, reported at 6:22 p.m. Monday there are people at her home on Sherman Street who were not supposed to be there. She said a friend checking on the house had contacted her.
– Linda Fike from the American Boarding House on North Market Street reported at 9:32 a.m. Monday a resident became upset after she told him about sleeping on the living room furniture and he began calling her names and making threats. The resident was charged with menacing, and was released into the custody of his mother.
– A East Lincoln Way woman reported Monday ordering uniforms online from an Alabama company and she has yet to receive them even though the $62 was withdrawn from her account. She has been unable to contact anyone at the company, either by phone or e-mails.
– A Salem woman came to the police station at 2:24 p.m. Monday to report she attends school in the area and has been getting harassed by a teacher. An investigation is pending.
– City Council President Mickey Cope Weaver called at 1:57 p.m. Monday to report two solicitors were going to businesses in the downtown area and did not have a permit. Officers checked the area and did not find them.
– Police were called at 1:52 p.m. Monday to the 400 block of Arch Street where there were open doors at a residence. The interior was checked and found in order. The doors were shut before officers left and contact will be made with the owner.
– Police responded for a medical reported at 9:52 a.m. Monday on Continental Drive for a man with an obstructed airway. Fire department first responders and KLG Ambulance responded and he was taken to Salem Community Hospital.
– A spokesman for a business in the 400 block of Prospect Street reported at 9:41 a.m. Monday that sometime over the weekend, an unknown vehicle or vehicles ran through freshly planted grass at the rear of the business causing the sod to be rutted with tire tracks.
– An alarm activation was reported at Walgreen’s, 2124 E. State St., at 7:33 a.m. Monday. A keyholder arrived and everything was fine.
– A domestic was reported at 6:01 a.m. Monday in the 500 block of Franklin where both parties said they had a verbal argument and agreed to go their separate ways. No physical violence was reported.
– A man in the 1200 block of Beechwood Road reported at 2:44 a.m. Monday that someone knocked on his door and ran away. No one could be found.
– A man on Beechwood Road reported at 1:42 a.m. Monday that two people in dark clothing rang his door bell and fled. They could not be found.
– An anonymous caller at 11:37 p.m. Monday reported several people acting suspicious at Centennial Park off of Oak Street. No one could be found.
– Matthew Custer, 32, of 1258 E. Pershing St., was charged with theft after police were called at 10:35 p.m. Sunday to Walmart, 2875 E. State St., and spoke to a loss prevention officer who reported an employee was detained for alleged theft.
– Police were called at 8:29 p.m. Sunday to the 300 block of West Fifth Street for a well-being check on a woman. Officers spoke with her and her husband and they reported no problems. She said she was being harassed by her ex-husband and that’s probably who called.
– Police were called at 6:46 p.m. Sunday to Smith Oil gas station, 968 E. State St., for suspicious activity, possible drug use after a man and woman were seen both entering the men’s bathroom located on the outside of the store. An officer made contact with both people involved and no criminal acts were found.
– A man called at 6:31 p.m. Sunday to speak to an officer about an issue concerning visitation of his children. He was told to contact his attorney.
– Michael J. Carlisle, of 462 Franklin Ave., was taken into custody at the corner of Penn Avenue and East State Street at 4:54 p.m. Sunday for an active warrant out of Columbiana County for failure to appear on a breaking and entering charge.
– Herbert W. Lockhart III, 25, of 434 S. Broadway Ave., was taken into custody in the 500 block of East State Street at 4:42 p.m. Sunday for four active warrants out of Columbiana County for failure to appear.
– Roger Chilson, 60 of 1820 Fairview Court, was taken to Salem Community Hospital with possible injuries after a one-vehicle accident at 8:31 a.m. Sunday on Southeast Boulevard at the intersection of Maple Street and South Madison. The report alleged the driver may have suffered a medical problem, with his car running off of the road to the left, through a driveway, up and over an embankment, crossing Maple and Madison and running off the right side of the road into a yard on Southeast Boulevard, barely missing hitting a house. The car then went through a yard on Madison, barely missing a tree in the yard before striking a tree head-on in the front of a Southeast Boulevard property. No citation was issued.
– Township officers assisted Salem Police in looking for a suspicious person in the 1200 block of Beechwood at 2:39 a.m. Monday. The person was described as dressed in black clothing, possibly in a black hooded sweatshirt, ringing a doorbell and running off when the motion light activated at a residence. No one was found.
– A resident of West State Street called at 11:46 p.m. Sunday to report a male between 16 to 19 years old with wavy jet black hair just above the shoulder, wearing a red flannel shirt and riding a bike knocked on their door and was asking for directions to North Lima. The caller said the male looked drunk and that he walked away from the door and left. Police did not find him.
– Two different township police officers saw a man on West Perry Street driving his vehicle in the parking lot of an apartment complex on West Perry Street at 8:50 p.m. Sunday and told him the consequences of driving with a suspended license since his license was suspended.
– Dave G. Crom, of Stewart Road, was cited for driving under suspension after a traffic stop at 8:09 p.m. Sunday on Depot Road/state Route 45.
– Police were called at 3:44 p.m. Sunday to the area of West Perry Street for a loud explosion/possible gunshot. Officers had been called to that area for the same noise multiple times over the past few days with nothing found. The matter was under investigation.
– An anonymous resident in the 1900 block of Countryside Drive reported at 2:14 a.m. Sunday that he saw what he thought was two juveniles in his front yard. When he yelled at them, they ran. Nobody could be located.
– An officer overheard radio traffic from Salem Police that they were being called to Dunkin’ Donuts on the east end for a suspicious man last seen walking south on Cunningham Road at 1:02 a.m. Sunday. The township officer was in the area and found the person on Cunningham Road near Shining Tree Lane. He appeared to have been in some sort of altercation and was bleeding from his left hand, advising he was in a fight with a friend and that the friend bit the tip of his left thumb off. KLG Ambulance responded and took him to Salem Community Hospital for treatment.
– An officer on patrol at 9:22 p.m. Saturday saw aerial fireworks being discharged in the 1100 to 1200 block of West Pine Lake Road, made contact with the people and told them to stop or face charges. They decided to stop.
– Police were called at 3:26 p.m. Saturday to Sterling House on South Lincoln Avenue where a representative reported an employee discovered a broken window on the facility’s transportation bus, which had been parked in the parking lot parallel to the road. The report said the damage occurred sometime in the past week by an unknown object striking one of the left rear windows facing the road.
– Police responded to the 300 block of Plymouth Place for a custody dispute at 1:20 p.m. Saturday. Both parties agreed to work out their custody arrangement on their own and were warned of the consequences if police had to return.
– Police assisted the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office with a suicidal male in the Butler Mobile trailer park on Salem-Alliance Road at 12:58 p.m. Saturday. Damascus transported the male to Alliance Community Hospital.
– A barking dog was reported at 5:13 a.m. Saturday on Andrew Avenue. Police were unable to contact the owner after repeated knocks on the door and ringing of the doorbell, leaving a copy of the township ordinance on the owner’s vehicle.
– Jose Pedro Nicolas, whose address was not listed, was cited for driving without a license after a traffic stop at 11:58 p.m. Friday at Depot Road and Snyder Road.
– Seth D. Brown, 19, 47070 state Route 46, New Waterford, was arrested at 1:20 p.m. Thursday on an active warrant out of the department for failure to appear.
– Johnathan Post, 25, New Waterford, was arrested at 8:57 a.m. Friday on active warrants out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office after being observed by a patrolling officer aware of the warrants.
– A Columbia Street woman reported on station at 12:45 p.m. Sunday that she had been receiving threatening text messages from people she knows.
– A West Woodland Avenue man reported at 11:44 a.m. Friday someone dumped an old couch in the back yard of his rental unit. Police found part of a sectional couch that had been placed behind his garage.
– Police went to a Stanton Avenue home at 4:10 p.m. Friday for a garage alarm. Police found the garage to be secured.
– A woman reported at 6:44 p.m. Friday someone driving a white Grand Am went through the traffic circle at a high rate of speed and around two vehicles that were stopped there. Police checked the area but did not find the car.
– Someone reported at 4:46 p.m. a hay baler was on fire at Kelly Park on Fairfield School Road.
– A West Railroad Street resident reported at 11 p.m. Friday they received harassing phone calls.
– A Terre Verde woman reported at 11:10 p.m. Friday someone she knows was menacing her.
– A woman reported at 11:55 p.m. Friday a dog was barking on Hawkins Lane.
– Someone reported at 12:53 a.m. Saturday three boys were shining lights on passing cars. Police checked the area but did not see the boys.
– Someone reported at 1 a.m. Saturday solar lights were found broken on South West Street.
– A man reported at 12:20 p.m. Saturday two train cars on the Norfolk Southern railroad track appeared to be leaking. Police determined some plastic pellets were spilled during a changeover and there were no problems.
– A West Friend Street woman reported at 3:48 p.m. Saturday lawn ornaments were damaged in that area.
– The fire department was sent to Columbiana Manor apartments at 8:11 p.m. Saturday for a report of a dumpster on fire.
– A man reported at 6:49 p.m. Thursday a woman living in a rental property he owns on Maple Street told him a man she doesn’t know has been hanging around her house. The woman said the man was walking a cat on a leash. Police found the man and warned him to stay off the property.
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– Mohammed K. Abed, 21, 647 W. Wilson St., Salem, was cited for driving under suspension and speed following a traffic stop on state Route 14 at state Route 165 at 1:48 a.m. Saturday.
– Shawn P. Davner, 30, 2695 Speidel Road, Hanoverton, was arrested for criminal trespassing after officers responded to a Fifth Street, Beloit, apartment complex at 2:28 a.m. Monday from which he had previously been warned to stay away. Davner was allegedly yelling at and arguing with his girlfriend from the hall and parking lot outside the apartment where she was staying.
– Anthony N. Dailey, 25, 1975 Fairview Court, Salem, was arrested for theft and possession of drug abuse instruments after officers responded to a reported theft at an East State Street business at 10:20 p.m. Friday and stopped him leaving the parking lot in a vehicle.
– Arden F, Harris, 8745 Salem Unity Road, Salem, was arrested for domestic violence after officers responded to his home for a report of a domestic disturbance at 10:13 a.m. Saturday and found him standing on the porch yelling at his wife.
– Police are investigating an alleged theft at an East State Street business Saturday afternoon. Officers responded to Cashland, 2586 E. State St., at 1:59 p.m. where someone reportedly reached over the counter and removed an undetermined amount of cash from the register and fled the store.
– An officer responded the 1200 block of Orchard Bend Drive at 3:37 p.m. Saturday where someone overnight had spraypainted two realty signs at two different properties.
– A Continental Drive resident reported on station at 5:36 p.m. Saturday that he received a prank call in the form of a text message that claimed to be the federal government investigating him for an allegedly theft from Bob Evans.
– Chad J. Schnarrenberger, 19, 165 Chris Ave. C5, Washingtonville, was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia after an officer responded to a report of a suspicious person at an East State Street gas station and found him in possession of a digital scale at 6:57 p.m. Saturday.
– Officers responded to a report of possible gunfire in the 1000 block of West Pershing Street at 9:57 p.m. Saturday, but were unable to find anything suspicious.
– Preston S. Beagle, 24, 29549 U.S. Route 62 lot 209, Salem, was cited for expired license and white light to the rear following a traffic stop for an equipment violation on Newgarden Avenue at 12:25 a.m. Sunday. His passenger, Julia M. Landon, 22, same address, was cited for permitting a person with no driver’s license to drive.
– Police responded to the AMVETS at 3:38 a.m. Sunday where a woman reported an unknown person was in her vehicle. Officers found the man sleeping the back seat. He reportedly told the officers that he was drunk and wanted to sleep in the vehicle because he did not have a ride home. He was charged with disorderly conduct.
– An officer responded to a possible fight in the 200 block East Sixth Street at 6:25 a.m. Sunday and found a verbal dispute between neighbors. They were warned to stay away from each other.
– Officers responded to an Ohio Avenue home at 7:07 a.m. Sunday for a report of children playing on a roof and observed two small juveniles on the roof. The officers warned the parents of the situation and of possible charges if it happens again.
– Police responded to a one-vehicle crash on South Madison Avenue at Maple Street at 8:31 a.m. Sunday in which the driver apparently suffered a seizure and drove off the roadway through a yard, striking a tree. The driver was transported to the hospital for treatment.
– Officers responded to a reported burglary at a 600 block Newgarden Avenue business at 9:20 a.m. Sunday.
– A South Lundy Avenue resident reported at 11:28 a.m. Sunday having lost his wallet at a business in the 200 block of West State Street on Friday. He said he checked back at the restaurant but that no one had turned it in.
– Wayne Wallace reported at 6:49 p.m. Thursday a woman living in a rental property he owns on Maple Street told him a man she doesn’t know has been hanging around her house. The woman said the man was walking a cat on a leash. Police found the man and warned him to stay off the property.
– Kathy L. Phillips, 48, 610 Deming Street, Salem, was cited for open container in a motor vehicle after officers responded to a South Lincoln Avenue gas station at 5:06 p.m. where she reportedly drove into the parking lot.
– Alyssa R. Sluter, 22, 549 Newgarden Ave., Salem, was cited for driving under suspension and speed following a traffic stop on West State Street near Sharp Avenue at 6:12 p.m. Friday.
– Erich W. Henkel, 624 Cherry St., Salem, was arrested on an active warrant out of the Boardman Police Department after officers responded to an East Fourth Street home at 8:38 p.m. Friday when someone reported he was there.
– Officers searched several locations in the area of West Pershing Street and Sharp Avenue at 9:12 p.m. Friday after officers heard several loud explosions but were unable to find the source. Officers also responded to reports of loud explosions in the 600 block of Fair Avenue at 10:20 p.m. and the 900 block of South Lundy Avenue at 11:38 p.m., but were not able to find the source in those incidents, either.
– Police responded to a South Lundy Avenue home at 1:04 a.m. Saturday where the resident reported someone had thrown a Drano bomb onto his property.
– Police responded to the 700 block of Arch Street at 7:18 a.m. Saturday where a Gavers Road resident reported someone overnight had cut the brakelines on her car.
– Jamie Rambo reported at 11:25 p.m. Friday she and her boyfriend were at Smith Oil when a man crossed the street and pushed her boyfriend to the ground and began hitting him, and at one point hit her in the face, although she believed he didn’t mean to hit her but she happened to be in the way.
– Police found a man and woman sleeping under the Canton bridge at 2:12 a.m. Friday. The couple said their moped had run out of gas and they would be moving on the morning.
– Dale M. Leach, 91, 486 W. Sixth St., Salem, was cited for failure to yield following a two-vehicle crash in the 200 block of West State Street at 1:33 p.m. Thursday in which he allegedly pulled from a private drive and struck a westbound vehicle driven by Alonso Hernandez, 37, Columbus. No injuries were reported.
– Police responded to a 2800 block East State Street business at 1:45 p.m. Thursday for a report of an employee who had allegedly taken two computer routers valued at $249.94. Officers arrested Justin A. Spack, 766 Arch St., Salem, for theft after he admitted to also consuming energy drinks and deli food over a period of time.
– Officers responded to a two-vehicle crash in a 900 block East State Street business parking lot at 2:51 p.m. Thursday in which a motorist struck an unoccupied, legally parked vehicle. The motorist was transported to the hospital for treatment.
– Billie D. Lockhart, 36, 12205 Goshen Road, Salem, was arrested for driving under suspension and an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office for failure to appear following a traffic stop for speed in the 700 block of West State Street at 5:54 p.m. Thursday.
– A woman reported at 6:01 p.m. Thursday that a man had made what she believed to be a threat against a member of her family during a conversation in the 400 block of Lundy Avenue.
– Officers responded to Waterworth Memorial Park at 6:46 p.m. Thursday where a man reported his wife’s purse had been stolen or lost while they were at the park.
– An East Sixth Street resident reported on station at 7:41 p.m. Thursday that a man he knows had made what he believed to be threats toward him.
– Police responded to a South Howard Avenue home at 9:45 p.m. Thursday where a resident reported neighbors on Newgarden Avenue had been shooting bottle rocket fireworks toward his residence which were landing on or near his vehicle. The neighbors were advised to stop.
– Danielle N. Stanley, 24, 374 Newgarden Ave. Apt. 2, Salem, was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of drug abuse instruments following a traffic stop for no taillights in the 100 block of Railroad Street at 10:22 p.m. Thursday. A charge of possession of drugs is pending lab results.
– A South Lincoln Avenue resident reported at 8:59 a.m. Friday an unauthorized withdrawal from her business checking account.
– The officer manager at a 100 block East State Street business reported at 10:40 a.m. Friday that a man had been calling the business during off-hours and filling the answering machine with rambling messages.
– A Salem Warren Road resident reported at 10:46 a.m. Friday that he had left a pool cue at a South Broadway Avenue bar following a league game on July 9 and did not find it missing until a week later. He said he was unable to find it by himself without a police report.
– Officers responded to the 100 block of Ohio Avenue at 1:09 p.m. Friday for a report of an elderly woman who had fallen near the Memorial Building on her way to the post office and had been helped home by a man in the Memorial Building. Officers found injuries to the woman’s face and eye area and she was transported to the hospital for treatment.
– Police responded to a 1200 block East Pershing Street home at 2:39 p.m. Friday for a report of a smell of drug use. Officers spoke with an adult in the garage who could not detect a smell, and the officers also failed to detect a smell.
-Huntington Bank returned a check at 11 a.m. Thursday, which had been written by Julian Taylor, Canton, to the Columbiana Mayor’s Court for $109, but did not go through allegedly due to insufficient funds.
– A South Middle Street, Columbiana, woman reported at 1:38 p.m. Thursday her neighbor’s numerous cats are making a mess in her yard.
– A woman reported a suspicious white minivan in the Quincy Avenue area at 2:13 p.m. Thursday.
– A truck pulled down a line at Liberty Electric, 16 Prospect Street, Columbiana, at 2:48 p.m. Thursday. No information was listed on the report about the driver.
– A South Cross Street man reported at 6:08 p.m. Thursday, a pit bull was in his front yard. He claimed his neighbor, who owned it, was refusing to get it out of his yard.
– An Albright Avenue woman reported 6:12 p.m. Thursday two teenage boys in the yard across the street were shooting guns toward her home.
– A woman reported at 6:54 p.m. Thursday she was on South Main Street and a truck with a trailer was headed into town, driving through yards.
-A Pritchard Avenue woman and her nurse reported at 1:38 p.m. Thursday a man had been to the home, calling and bothering the woman. The man, a former resident of the house wanted his belongings he had left there. Police explained the woman had agreed he can come get his belongings sometime, but he needs to call police and have them come stand by. He was further instructed not to call her directly and to get his address changed at the post office.
-An alarm went off at Valley View, North Market Street, at 3:02 a.m. Friday. Police found two employees inside, who said a pop display had fallen and set off the alarm.
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– Melissa LL Williams, 23, 4083 W. South Range Road, Columbiana, was arrested on misdemeanor charges of operating a vehicle intoxicated, drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance following a one-vehicle crash in Green Township at 6:27 a.m. July 21 in which she was eastbound on Pine Lake Road just west of Lisbon Road and allegedly failed to control her vehicle, traveling off the south side of the roadway into a ditch. Williams claimed that she was westbound when another vehicle had played chicken with her in her lane, causing her swerve off the road, but the skidmarks indicated that she was eastbound, traveled off the north side of the roadway and overcorrected, causing her vehicle to spin off the other side of the road.
During an inventory of Williams vehicle, officers found a large glass object used for smoking marijuana and rolling papers. Officers also found a small bottle containing three blue pills later identified as Xanax for which Williams could not provide a prescription.
There was no injury reported in the crash and Williams was cited for failure to control.
– A Howard Avenue woman reported at 12:51 a.m. Wednesday a juvenile was being unruly at the home.
– Police warned a juvenile for being at the park after hours at 4:38 a.m. Wednesday. The officer then gave the child a ride home.
– A North Main Street woman reported receiving harassing phone texts at 9:32 a.m. Wednesday.
– A woman reported at 11:23 a.m. Wednesday a semi parked near the Sandwich Factory was causing a view obstruction. Police checked the area but the semi was gone.
– Police went to the park at 1:54 p.m. Wednesday on a report that some older kids in Funland were pushing around younger kids. Police found several older kids running around playing tag and may have possibly knocked one of the younger ones down. The kids were warned to take their game elsewhere.
– A Fairfield Avenue resident reported at 5:10 p.m. Wednesday a domestic was happening at a neighbor’s home. Police went to the home and the dispute was resolved and the woman left with her property.
– A Columbiana Manor Apartments man reported at 9:14 p.m. Wednesday his sister’s ex-boyfriend took her keys and would not leave the home.
– A woman reported at 9:46 p.m. Wednesday five male teens approached her house to sell Columbiana Clipper cards and then ran off. Police located the group near Woodland and Fairfield Avenue and cautioned them not to sell tickets after dark.
– Two Dollar General employees reported at 10:55 p.m. Wednesday a woman comes into the store several times during the week and leaves her child and possibly an infant unattended in the vehicle on hot days.
– Police were called at 6 a.m. Thursday to the 1200 block of North Ellsworth Avenue for an alarm and found the exterior of the property secure.
– William G. Wildman, 39, of 893 E. Fifth St., was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence after a traffic stop at 4:06 a.m. Thursday in the parking lot of Circle K West, in the 700 block of West State Street. Police initiated the stop after noticing the license plate light was out and the registration came back to a different vehicle. Wildman reported he had just purchased the vehicle.
– Police responded at 2:41 a.m. Thursday to the Circle K West parking lot, 780 W. State St., for a possible intoxicated man inside the store. The clerk was concerned he was going to drive his vehicle after leaving, describing the vehicle as a red Dodge Ram truck with a trailer on the back. An officer saw the vehicle leaving the lot and followed it for several blocks, seeing no traffic violations. The vehicle was parked and the driver went inside a residence on Sixth Street.
– Elaine Jenkins reported at 2:17 a.m. Thursday that unknown people entered her unsecured vehicle while it was parked in a lot in the 400 block of South Broadway Avenue and stole multiple items, including a laptop computer, cell phone, iPod and video game device.
– A caller at 2 a.m. Thursday reported car alarms going off in the area of North Ellsworth Avenue and Eighth Street, but police checked the area and found no alarms going off or anyone outside.
– Edward Little, of the 900 block of South Lundy Avenue, reported at 10:13 p.m. Wednesday that unknown people had thrown items at his residence and fled the area. He said it’s part of an ongoing problem.
– Police were called at 10:12 p.m. Wednesday to assist the fire department at the Side Door bar on South Broadway Avenue for an electrical complaint.
– An officer on patrol at 10 p.m. Wednesday saw a firework explosion behind the Side Door bar on South Broadway Avenue. The person throwing the item was not found.
– A possible dispute was reported at 9:55 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of South Howard Avenue where the caller said a man appeared to have a woman on the ground in a headlock, possibly assaulting her. Officers arrived and made contact with both parties. They were just playing around and said all was fine.
– Loud music was reported at 9:12 p.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of South Broadway Avenue, but nothing was heard when officers checked the area.
– A barking dog was reported at 9:08 p.m. Wednesday in the 900 block of Jones Drive. An officer could hear the dog, but could not make contact with the owner, so a warning tag was left on the door.
– An ATV was reported on the road in the area of Sixth Street and Vine Avenue at 8:08 p.m. Wednesday. The vehicle was found off the road and the operator told to keep off of the road.
– A vehicle was reported parked in a no parking zone Wednesday night on Homewood Avenue near Home Circle. The driver was contacted and moved the vehicle.
– An officer on patrol at 4:34 p.m. Wednesday saw an unsafe vehicle with several equipment violations in the area of West Pershing Street and South Howard Avenue after the driver had been warned about the violations. A traffic stop was initiated and the driver, John C. Taylor, 42, of 597 Walnut St., was cited for unsafe vehicle, a turn signal violation and possession of marijuana. His passenger, Mark Conroy, 44, of 1204 E. Third St., was cited for open container.
– Police responded to an alarm activation on Edgewood Drive at 4:01 p.m. Wednesday, with the exterior found secure. The keyholder responded to reset the alarm.
– Officers were called at 3:56 p.m. Wednesday to East Fourth Street regarding a sexual imposition complaint. The woman did not want anything done, just a report.
– A security person at a facility on North Lincoln Avenue called at 2:50 p.m. Wednesday to report juveniles riding a minibike on the property. The juveniles were found at an East Third Street residence and told to keep the bike on their property. They asked about riding in the alley or on the sidewalk and were told to ride just in their back yard. Security said it was the fourth time and questioned if the bike could be taken from the juveniles. The officer said not at this time, but if it continues, it may be taken at some point.
– Melissa McLean, 42, of Lisbon Road, Leetonia, was cited for assured clear distance after the westbound vehicle she was driving at 1:01 p.m. Wednesday on East Pershing Street struck the rear of another westbound vehicle driven by Tonya Albaugh, 31, of Newgarden Avenue, who was slowed or stopped in traffic near Charter One Bank. No injuries were reported.
– A woman on West Pershing Street reported at 12:52 p.m. Wednesday that her neighbor lady came to her residence and said she was thrown out again by her live-in boyfriend and told not to come back. The woman contacted the boyfriend who then began to call her names and make threats. An officer contacted him and he denied it all. The neighbor lady wasn’t around, but when contacted later, said all was fine.
– A caller reported at 11:34 a.m. Wednesday that an employee was leaving early on his last day and was caught by other employees with property belonging to their employer in the 1400 block of Allen Road. A warrant will be requested for theft, with the case under investigation.
– A woman in the 200 block of West Wilson Street reported at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday that a man who resides to the west of the intersection of two alleys is always speeding up and down the alley and she has four small children. She said she attempted to tell him to slow down and he used vulgarity towards her and drove off. An officer spoke to his girlfriend who said the woman is the one who speeds and yells obscenities at them and that she also has four children. They were all told to slow down and watch for children. The girlfriend said she would tell her boyfriend and added that they were in the alley when the woman pulled out in front of them trying to make them wreck.
– A man in the 1100 block of East State Street reported at 4:57 a.m. Wednesday that his downstairs neighbor wasn’t giving back the air conditioner he reportedly let her borrow. When contacted, she told police the air conditioner did not belong to him, that it belonged to his roommate, and she would give it back to the roommate if he asked. He was told to have his roommate ask for the air conditioner.
– A man in the 300 block of East Seventh Street reported at 4:43 a.m. Wednesday that an unknown person splattered an unknown substance on vehicles parked in front of his residence, including his vehicle and his girlfriend’s vehicle.
– Police were called at 1:15 a.m. Wednesday to the 1100 block of East State Street for a report of a man with a knife who threatened several other people. A woman said she and another female went to go upstairs and got into an altercation with the man who then retrieved a knife and threatened them. The man was contacted and did not have a knife on him, but said the women entered his residence uninvited and that the one woman grabbed and shoved him. All parties were asked to provide written statements.
– An officer on patrol at 1 a.m. Wednesday saw a vehicle running at a closed business in the 400 block of West State Street and found it was the business owner.
– Suspicious activity was reported at 12:48 a.m. Wednesday at a gas station in the 1100 block of East State Street where an employee said the motion light in the stock area turned on and she was the only person working and was concerned. Officers checked the stock room and everything appeared secure.
– A barking dog was reported at 10:40 p.m. Tuesday in the 300 block of West Fifth Street where three dogs were found barking on the front porch of a residence. A person who lived there came home and took the dogs inside for the night.
– A female juvenile was charged with criminal damaging after police were called at 8:34 p.m. Tuesday to the 800 block of North Lincoln Avenue for a group of juveniles removing a window at the Flower Loft. The window was found broken in the road. The juveniles involved were found and after an investigation, the one girl was charged and released to her father. The case will be turned over to the juvenile prosecutor.
– A woman in the 1000 block of East Fourth Street reported at 7:20 p.m. Tuesday that her television was stolen from her bedroom and nobody should have been at the residence. She said her stereo was stolen sometime last week.
– Austin Sudol, 18, of 942 Homewood Ave., was charged with a minor misdemeanor of disorderly conduct after police were called to the 800 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday for a person discharging a firearm. Officers arrived and found the person with a pellet gun, charging Sudol.
– Police were called by an anonymous caller at 7:07 p.m. Tuesday to the 1100 block of East Third Street for a possible suicide. They found an intoxicated man who said he made no threats to harm himself. He refused treatment from first responders.
– A motorist flagged down an officer at 7:06 p.m. Tuesday to report two small children were playing in a water puddle in the road in the 1100 block of East Third Street. The children were not found.
– Police were called at 6:52 p.m. Tuesday to the 500 block of East Third Street for a person to be removed. A woman said her juvenile son is not to be there when she isn’t there and they’re not living at the Third Street residence, but he keeps trying to come back by himself. He was told to listen to her.
– An officer at 6:49 p.m. Tuesday was checking on a letter sent to a man in the 800 block of East Eighth Street to see if the sender sent it to him by error.
– A domestic dispute was reported at 4:26 p.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of East Seventh Street, with the two parties separated when police arrived and no physical violence reported. One wanted the other to leave and since the other person did not live there and was intoxicated, they were picked up by a sober ride and told not to be out again intoxicated.
– A woman came to the police station at 3:42 p.m. Tuesday to report they were cleaning an apartment in the city and found a pill-type container with a suspicious looking substance inside. The officer tested the material and found it to be nothing. Both items were destroyed.
-Police were called at 12:48 p.m. Tuesday to the Memorial Building on State Street for a protection order violation. A man came into the building and the protected person was inside the building. The man was located and told about the violation and said he was unaware and seemed genuine. He made some arrangements and left the building and was warned about his use of profanity.
– Police were called at 11:22 a.m. Tuesday for a landlord/tenant dispute in the 500 block of North Ellsworth Avenue where a tenant said she was served with a three-day notice and felt she was being harassed by the landlord, which she said was an ongoing problem. She was told the eviction process must go through the courts and not just by a three-day notice.
– An officer notified a resident in the 600 block of Fair Avenue at 11:09 a.m. Tuesday that she was no longer welcome at a residence in the 800 block.
– Police were called for an alleged traffic crash at 10:34 a.m. Tuesday at Third Street and North Lincoln Avenue involving a red van and another vehicle, but nothing was found.
– Four bicycles were reported stolen at 10:14 a.m. Tuesday from a property in the 600 block of North Ellsworth Avenue within the last few weeks.
– A man on South Lincoln Avenue reported at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday that someone entered his unoccupied rental property in the past few months and removed some firearms.
– Charles Gilmore, East Washington Street, reported at 3 p.m. Tuesday someone stole a $600 valued power washer he had at his house that belonged to his employer.
– Gina Bettis reported at 10:24 a.m. Tuesday between Saturday night and Monday morning someone stole about $20 worth of aluminum scrap from behind JWB Supply on North Market Street.
– Police helped a West Washington Street woman get a bird out of her apartment at 8:33 a.m. Wednesday.
– Gloria E. Lykens, 23, Youngstown, was cited for driving under suspension and no headlights following a traffic stop on state Route 14 at 1:26 a.m. Tuesday.
– Police stood by at a Pittsburgh Street home at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday while the father picked up his daughter per the custody agreement. No problems were reported.
– A woman at the Post Office reported at 12:32 p.m. Tuesday someone hacked her e-mail address and was sending personal information to her college.
– Robert Baird, 82, Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield, pulled out from behind an ambulance on Royal Birkdale Drive at Prima Health Care and scratched the side of the ambulance. No citations were issued.
– The Pepper Pike Police Department requested at 9:34 p.m. Tuesday police check a state Route 14 home near Nulf Drive for a missing person they have who is evidently a Columbiana resident. Police went to the address and found it was in the Beaver Township jurisdiction.
– City police assisted Perry Township Police at 3:48 a.m. Tuesday while they checked on a person in the 1100 block of Prospect Street.
– While on patrol, an officer at 10:27 p.m. Monday heard a person yelling in the 200 block of West Pershing Street. The woman said she had been on the phone yelling at her boyfriend.
– Police responded at 9:02 p.m. Monday to the 200 block of West Wilson Street for a report of a reckless vehicle, but didn’t find it.
– At the request of the fire department at 8:03 p.m. Monday, officers responded to the 400 block of North Lincoln Avenue to assist with a medical call. Officers stood by until the person was transported.
– A woman in the 400 block of East Perry Street reported at 6:07 p.m. Monday that someone threw a brick in the early morning hours on Sunday at her Chevy Malibu parked in the driveway. An officer saw a dent on the right rear fender that matched the size of a brick at the scene.
– A person came to the police station at 5:08 p.m. Monday to speak with an officer about illegal drug activity in the city. The person was told their options.
– An anonymous person at 5:05 p.m. Monday spoke to an officer about personal information being used in Florida. The person was told some options.
– An anonymous person came to the police station at 5:04 p.m. Monday to speak with an officer about a person stalking them, but it was determined the person lives outside the city. They were told the proper agency to contact.
– An officer at 4:55 p.m. Monday checked the 400 block of Newgarden Avenue for a flooded roadway and found water but the streets were still passable.
– A woman in the 700 block of Franklin Avenue called at 3:49 p.m. Monday about illegal activity on her bank account. Unknown persons had charged $79.45 in New York state onto her bank account. She was told her options.
– A man advised at 3:15 p.m. Monday that he recently evicted his tenants from both the upstairs and downstairs apartments in the 600 block of North Lincoln Avenue. Once they moved out, he said the gas stove was stolen from the downstairs apartment along with copper plumbing from the basement and now the basement is flooded due to the copper lines being removed.
– Police responded at 2:58 p.m. Monday for a report of a woman slumped over the wheel of a parked minivan at Centennial Park near the tennis courts. An officer talked to the woman who was awake and alert. She was not under the influence as the caller may have thought.
-An officer at 2:47 p.m. Monday placed a 10-day notice on a junk vehicle he saw parked in a lot in the 800 block of West Pershing Street, noting the vehicle had a flat tire, the front end was wrecked and the vehicle had not been moved in quite a while.
– Two juvenile boys were reported riding their bicycles in and out of traffic at 2:31 p.m. Monday on East Third Street near North Lincoln Avenue. They were found on Third Street near North Union Avenue and told the bicycle traffic laws.
– A car hauler was reported parked on West Second Street at 1:29 p.m. Monday blocking the view of traffic at the intersection near Howard. The driver told an officer the vehicles had been unloaded and he was moving the truck.
– Niles police asked at 12:48 a.m. Friday for assistance looking on North Main Street for a vehicle believed to belong to a suspect in an arson. Police located the vehicle and waited until it was towed away.
– Two vehicles collided in the parking lot at Duke and Duchess at 8:42 a.m. Friday by one vehicle leaving the lot at the state Route 164 entrance and another entering in the same place.
– A driver’s license was found on South Main Street by a woman and turned over to police at 10:35 a.m. Friday. Police will mail the license to the owner, Jennifer Belleggia of Salem.
– The fire department was summoned to a Springfield Road address at 12:28 p.m. Friday after an unknown odor was reported at the home. The gas company was notified of the strong odor of natural gas and the residents in the area were evacuated until the gas company located the source of the issue.
– A couple with two small children was reported in front of Sparkle asking people for money at 1:43 p.m. Friday. Police warned them.
– An employee at Firestone pool reported at 3:50 p.m. Friday a purse had been stolen. The purse was later located.
– Robert Cox, West Woodland Avenue, was charged with domestic violence after police were called to the home at 6 p.m. Friday.
– R.J. Sevenich of Columbiana was cited with assured clear distance at 8:48 p.m. Friday after he reportedly struck a vehicle driven by someone identified as M. Hatch of Columbiana. Hatch was stopped facing northbound on North Main Street at the East Salem Street intersection when he was reportedly struck from behind.
– A man on James Street reported at 11:14 p.m. Friday his two cars were egged. It reportedly has happened before.
– An East Metz Road, Columbiana, man reported a possible prowler at 4:15 a.m. Saturday. someone reportedly was rattling the front window. Police checked the area, but did not find anyone. There was no damage.
– A North Middle Street, Columbiana, woman found a wallet on her property and turned it over to police at 1:11 p.m. Saturday. The owner was found to be a Canton man. A letter was sent to him giving him 10 days to claim it.
– Someone reported at 1:17 p.m. Saturday he is receiving harassing text messages from someone he knows.
– A woman on state Route 14 reported finding a wallet at 2:17 p.m. Saturday. It was owned by Elizabeth Reeves of Boardman and a letter was sent giving her 10 days to claim it.
– A reckless driver was reported at 4:42 p.m. Saturday going eastbound on state Route 14 from Salem. The driver reportedly stayed on the line until turning into a parking lot on state Route 46. Police found the owner in a store with a dog in the car and the windows barely cracked. They spoke to the owner about the dog and also made certain the driver had not been drinking.
– A woman reported possible underage drinking at a home on North Middle Street at 7:50 p.m. Saturday. Police were unable to find the party.
– A man reported a possible underage drinking party at a home on South Middle Street at 8:09 p.m. Police found only adults at the party.
– Zachary M. Peterson, 18, East Palestine, was charged with possession of K2/Spice paraphernalia and possession of marijuana paraphernalia following a traffic stop on state Route 7 at 12:24 a.m. Sunday. Beaver Township K-9 alerted to the sent of narcotics in the vehicle. Christopher M. Felt, 21, Columbiana, a passenger was charged with possession of K2/Spice and possession of paraphernalia for the drug. Another passenger, Ashley N. Peterson, 20, East Palestine, was also charged with possession of K2/Spice.
– A Park Avenue, Columbiana, woman reported at 5:04 a.m. Sunday someone took her phone and left her house. At 5:45 p.m. Sunday she reported a phone harassment incident.
– Police provided traffic control at 11:12 a.m. Sunday when a poker run was leaving the American Legion on state Route 14.
– A Union Avenue woman reported at 6:13 p.m. Sunday her daughter was bitten by a neighbor’s dog.
– At 9:14 p.m. Sunday, Pamela Hughes of Columbiana, James Whitman of Lisbon and Thomas Boyd of Lisbon reported their cars were egged while they were at the Apostolic House of Faith on South Middle Street.
– A disabled vehicle was found on Fairfield Avenue at 10:54 p.m. Sunday. The driver was already in the process of getting gas for the vehicle.
– Police warned a juvenile for curfew violation at 2:55 a.m. Monday at Circle K.
– At 4:25 a.m. Monday police found graffiti on the field side of the locker room and parking lot of the weight room at Firestone Park.
– A South Bayshore Drive man reported at 9:24 a.m. Monday his vehicle was egged.
– A man requested at 3:47 p.m. Monday police stand by while he retrieved belongings from a South Main Street apartment.
– A West Chestnut Street, Lisbon, man reported at 3:54 p.m. Friday someone attempted to use his banking account information to purchase more than $4,000 worth of items from Ralph Lauren.
– A woman reported at midnight Monday sewage was backed up near a home on Pritchard Avenue.
– A man reported at midnight Monday a vehicle was disabled on North Market Street.
– A West Washington Street woman reported at 4:57 p.m. Monday it sounded like there were kids were in a nearby empty apartment the last few days and they were being loud. Police checked the apartment and found the people inside were carpet installers hired by the landlord.
– A small wallet was reported found on Second Street and brought to police at 12:05 p.m. Monday and placed in lost and found.
– An officer was requested at 11:31 a.m. Monday to check the well-being of a 7-year-old child and his mother in the city and determined the mother had been drinking but was still able to care for the child.
– An open door was found at a Maple Street residence at 9:27 a.m. Monday, but it was only to a porch. The main doors to the home were secured.
– An officer making a physical check of a building on East Second Street at 2:11 a.m. Monday found a door ajar and upon closing it, the alarm went off. The keyholder was contacted and told the building was secure.
– An officer on patrol near South Broadway Avenue at East Pershing Street at 1:59 a.m. Monday heard yelling from a group of people who, when contacted, said they were having a verbal dispute and would separate for the evening.
– An officer on patrol on West Pershing Street and South Howard Avenue at 11:44 p.m. Sunday heard a loud explosion, but could not locate the source.
– A domestic was reported at 10:10 p.m. Sunday between a husband and wife in the 300 block of West 10th Street. They said they were having relationship problems, but no physical violence occurred. They were told to stay away from each other for the rest of the night.
– A reckless motorcycle was reported at 8:51 p.m. Sunday in the 700 block of Superior Avenue. The motorcycle was found in a private drive, with no violations observed.
– Police were called at 8:41 p.m. Sunday to the 800 block of Superior Avenue for a reckless vehicle and spoke to people pushing a street bike. No violations were seen.
– Police responded to an address in the 1000 block of East State Street for a report of an unwanted person at 8:26 p.m. Sunday. A woman said her son, who does not live there, became angry and began to kick doors and throw things. He left before police arrived, but was found at his own residence and warned not to return to his mother’s house.
– Police responded at 6:37 p.m. Sunday to the 400 block of East Second Street for a business alarm, finding all the doors and windows secure.
– Police were called at 5:30 p.m. Sunday to the 500 block of South Lundy Avenue for a dispute between a man and a woman. The man said he and his girlfriend were having problems and she wouldn’t let him inside to gather his belongings. An officer spoke to her and her mother and they agreed to let the man inside.
– Police responded to the 600 block of Fair Avenue for a fight between two females at 3:33 p.m. Sunday, learning there was an argument between two roommates. One had left before police arrived and was contacted, with both agreeing to separate for the evening.
– Ricardo Perez, 18, of South Lincoln Avenue, was cited for failure to yield-turning left after the car he was driving east on East Pershing Street attempted to make a left turn to head north on Ohio Avenue and collided with a westbound vehicle driven by Karl Schwab, 64, of Canfield, who was proceeding through the intersection at 12:43 p.m. Sunday. Pershing Street traffic had the green light. No injuries were reported.
– A woman in the 500 block of North Ellsworth Avenue called at 12:23 p.m. Sunday to report her landlord came to her property and was harassing her. The landlord was contacted and told about the complaint. Both parties said they would take up the issue in civil court.
– A spokesman for American Standard reported at 12:17 p.m. Sunday that a man walked up to the guard shack and turned in a single key on a chain. The key was placed in the police lost and found.
– A residential alarm was reported in the 1200 block of Jennings Avenue at 10:50 a.m. Sunday, with everything found secure.
– Police responded to the 1200 block of Conser Drive to speak with a woman at 7:37 p.m. Sunday regarding an ongoing dispute. She said a person known to her turned around in her driveway. Police were unable to contact the other party. The woman had called police at 10:39 p.m. Friday for a similar complaint, with the other person exiting her vehicle, getting back in and then leaving. They had allegedly reached an agreement not to harass each other after dropping mutual protection orders in court.
– Police spoke with a woman from Buckeye Circle at 10:50 a.m. Sunday at police headquarters regarding alleged death threats made by a relative, learning the threats took place outside of the township’s jurisdiction. She was told to contact the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office.
– A caller at 12:46 a.m. Sunday reported a man and woman arguing in the 400 block of Benton Road. Police found the area quiet and spoke to a couple who had been talking outside but who said they were not arguing.
-An employee of the Saxon Club found a wallet in the driveway of the state Route 9 facility and turned it over to police at 7:39 p.m. Saturday. A message was left for the owner.
– Police responded to the 1400 block of Elberon Avenue at 10:40 a.m. Saturday for a report of trash being piled up near the road for two weeks and blowing in other people’s yards. Officers found a large pile of trash and miscellaneous items and contacted the homeowner who said they had contacted a trash company about removing the trash, but the company had not returned their phone call. They were told to call another company and have the trash removed in the next few days. Police will contact the zoning officer about the situation.
– Tyler Davis, 20, of Maple Street, Lisbon, was cited for fictitious license plates after a traffic stop at 9:37 a.m. Saturday on East Pidgeon Road at Depot Road. His vehicle was towed and he was given a ride to Circle K to await a ride.
– A domestic was reported at 10:54 p.m. Friday in the 1800 block of South Lincoln Avenue, but the woman did not want to pursue charges.
– A woman on Prospect Street requested information at 7:22 p.m. Friday after their vehicle was involved in an incident in Alliance. They were told to contact Alliance police and were also told the consequences of making a false police report. Township police had been contacted earlier by Alliance police for help in making contact with the person residing in Salem Acres.
– A woman called at 7:21 p.m. Friday to report items removed from their property on Prospect Street while they were out of town. Relatives checking the house found it unsecured and noticed items missing from the yard.
– A reckless operator was reported at 4:36 p.m. Friday in a white pickup southbound on state Route 45, just east of state Route 9. Police saw the vehicle, but saw no violations.
– A barking dog was reported at 3:28 p.m. Friday in the 1200 block of East 12th Street. The owner was contacted and took the dog inside.
– Jewel Reed, 25, of state Route 154, Negley, was cited for non-compliance suspension and fictitious plates after a traffic stop at 1:59 p.m. Friday on Cunningham Road at Butcher Road. Her vehicle was towed and she walked from the scene.
– A Salem man reported at 8:30 a.m. Friday that he was being threatened at work at Circle K South on South Lincoln Avenue by a co-worker and had witnesses to the threats. He said the incident should have been captured on security cameras. Police spoke to the store manager and viewed the security footage and spoke to the witnesses. The matter is under investigation.
– Police were called at 12:04 a.m. Friday to the 1100 block of Prospect Street for a complaint of a juvenile yelling and screaming, but found nothing.
– Travis E. Hickman, 29, of Scott Drive, Alliance, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence, driving under suspension and open container after a traffic stop at 2:11 a.m. Friday on West Pidgeon Road.
– A woman on Boston Street in Washingtonville called at 9:29 p.m. Saturday about telephone harassment, reporting her ex-boyfriend’s mother called her wanting any mail that she may have for her son. She said all mail she had was either returned or discarded and she didn’t want her calling anymore.
– A Somer Street resident reported on station at 3:48 p.m. July 13 that someone had egged her vehicle sometime after 10 p.m. the previous night.
– An officer investigated a report of a possible domestic dispute at a Pine Street home at 6:30 p.m. July 16.
– Officers responded to the Leetonia Eagles in reference to a possible fight at 10:24 p.m. July 17.
– While on patrol at 12:48 a.m. Saturday, an officer observed two juveniles out past curfew. The juveniles were transported back to their homes and released to their parents.
– An officer responded to a vandalism report in the 300 block of Somer Street at 1:49 p.m. Saturday.
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– An officer investigated the theft of copper pipe and electrical wiring at an abandoned home in the 14000 block of Lisbon Road at 5:34 p.m. July 16.
– An officer responded to a First Street, Beloit, business at 9:30 a.m. July 17 in reference to criminal mischief.
– A Short Street, Beloit, resident reported at 8:49 p.m. July 18 that her brother had entered her residence while she was away and took her desktop computer.
– Whitney M. Mercer, 28, 245 W. Virginia Ave., Sebring, was arrested for theft and disorderly conduct after allegedly removing items from the Dollar General in Beloit. She reportedly left the store with 11 items worth approximately $41 in a handbag and hid them behind a fence in the 18000 block of Fifth Street before returning to the store with Sebring officers.
– Police responded to a criminal damaging report in the 7000 block of Middletown Road at 5 p.m. July 19.
– Kayla Brown, 19, 12205 Goshen Road, Salem, was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash in Green Township at 8:05 p.m. July 19 in which she was northbound on Lisbon Road and allegedly failed to stop for traffic at state Route 165, striking the rear of a vehicle driven by Stacy L. Shannon, 39, Salem. No injuries were reported.
– A West Pine Street, Lisbon, woman reported at 1:21 a.m. Monday her mother was drunk and being violent toward her family with the children around.
– A man reported at 2:28 a.m. Monday there was a tree limb hanging down on West Lincoln Way between Blocksom and South Lincoln. Police attempted to remove it, but had to call the street department for assistance.
– Police checked on a Sherman Street woman at 8:40 a.m. Monday at the request of her employer after she did not show up for work on Wednesday or Sunday. She told police she had had an emergency and went out of town.
– A Dyke Road, Negley, woman reported at 10:34 a.m. Monday she was at a home on West Pine Street and the man there had taken her camera a few weekends earlier from her house at Lake Tomahawk. She told police he also has her Xbox gaming console. The man told police he did not have either item and let police into the home to search. Neither item was found.
– A woman went to police at 2:30 p.m. Monday with a protection order telling a North Street man he can no longer have any contact with her or her three children. The order was issued on Monday. Police went to the man’s house to get the eldest daughter.
– A woman came to the police station at 6:19 a.m. Sunday to speak to an officer about a custody situation. She and her husband are separated and both have protection orders barring contact with each other and she requested to know if she could go to his residence to check on their children. An officer said he could not give her permission to violate a court-issued protection order. When asked how she could get her children back, she was told to petition the court.
– A man identified only as John Doe was charged with disorderly conduct persisting and taken to the Columbiana County jail after police responded at 5:35 a.m. Sunday to the intersection of North Ellsworth Avenue and East Seventh Street for a man sleeping under a tree in a yard. An officer woke up the person, who appeared to be intoxicated. He did not speak English and could not provide proper identification.
– A domestic was reported at 5:04 a.m. Sunday in the 800 block of West Pershing Street near Dodge Drive, but police were unable to locate the disturbance after checking several residences.
– An officer on patrol at Centennial Park off of Maple Street at 3:03 a.m. Sunday saw three females in the pavilion off of Maple Street after the park closing time of midnight. One was 13 years old and the other two were each 14 years old, with all three from Sebring. They were taken into custody for unruly offenses and released to parent/guardians. The cases will be forwarded to the juvenile division.
– A woman in the 1200 block of Jefferson Avenue called at 3:01 a.m. Sunday to request removal of a person who lived at the residence. She was told the officer could not make the person leave since they lived there and was told her options.
– Police checked around American Standard in the Newgarden Avenue/Prospect Street area for a possible gunshot at 2:13 a.m. Sunday, but did not hear anything.
-Brad K. Pittman, 36, of 241 Vine Ave. Apt. 3, was charged with obstruction of official business after police were called at 12:35 a.m. Sunday to the area of North Ellsworth Avenue and East Eighth Street for a possible intoxicated man dressed in dark clothing, carrying a knife and swinging it around at trees. A man matching the description and identified as Pittman was found walking on Ellsworth near 12th Street. He was charged after he denied carrying a knife and officers found a knife with a black handle and chrome blade lying in the grass next to where he was standing. Witnesses positively identified him as the person they saw carrying the knife. He was taken to the Columbiana County jail.
– Police were called at 12:13 a.m. Sunday to a domestic in the 800 block of West Pershing Street and learned there was just a verbal dispute with no physical violence. The couple was told to quiet down.
– A domestic was reported at 10:43 p.m. Saturday in the 200 block of West 16th Street where two people were involved in a verbal dispute, with no signs of physical violence. They were told to stay away from each other for the rest of the night and the man was given a ride to another location.
– A possible intoxicated driver was reported at 10:25 p.m. Saturday in the 1000 block of North Lincoln Avenue. The vehicle was found on East Pershing Street and the driver was having allergy issues.
– A woman in the 100 block of East Fourth Street reported at 10:18 p.m. Saturday that she was having problems with her adult son and called police to have him removed. He left before officers arrived and she was told her options. He could not be found.
– A man from West Pershing Street reported at 10:15 p.m. Saturday that his juvenile daughter was not where she was supposed to be and he was reporting her missing. While doing the report, he received a phone call and said she was found at her grandmother’s house.
– An anonymous caller at 9:53 p.m. Saturday reported a possible intoxicated driver in the 1400 block of North Lincoln Avenue. The vehicle was found in the 900 block and the driver said she was tired. Officers told her to be more careful.
– A man flagged down an officer in Centennial Park at 9:36 p.m. Saturday that he had forgotten his cell phone and returned shortly after to find it was gone.
– A woman in the 500 block of North Ellsworth Avenue reported at 8:47 p.m. Saturday that her landlord entered her house with no notification and was calling her names and accusing her of things that are not true. Police will attempt to contact the landlord. The woman was told to review her rental agreement and that some of her complaints were civil in nature.
– A woman came to the police station at 3:37 p.m. Saturday to turn in a mail carrier bag from the United States Postal Service found lying in the street in the area of South Ellsworth Avenue and East Pershing Street. An officer took the bag to the post office and gave it to one of the carriers.
– Ed Little, of the 900 block of South Lundy Avenue, reported at 12:07 p.m. Saturday that someone broke out the rear window of his vehicle while it was parked on the street. A large rock was found inside the vehicle on the floor.
– A Washington Avenue resident reported at 11:29 a.m. Saturday that her neighbor’s dog was loose again. Officers arrived and were told the owner was out looking for the dog after it got away from her. She was located walking the dog back on a leash and said she immediately went after it when it got away from her.
– A Minerva man came to the station at 10:39 a.m. Saturday to report his son was using his license plates but he has since transferred the vehicle to his son’s name and now the son is refusing to return his license plates. Officers attempted contact at a Broadway Avenue property, but nobody was there.
– Police responded at 10:05 a.m. Saturday to the 1500 block of Southeast Boulevard for a report of a suspicious person. The person was located and said everything was okay.
– Patricia Gray, of Stewart Road, reported at 9:42 a.m. Saturday that her vehicle was damaged while parked at Walmart on State Street. There was a dent in the right rear roof post next to the rear window.
– Police were told at 9:08 a.m. Saturday that a residence on Cherry Street was vacant and people were seen going into the residence recently. Officers found the door hanging open, with notices posted on the door and lying on the garage floor from banking institutions, the city of Salem and the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office dating back to 2009. The residence was empty, but someone had removed all of the copper plumbing and electrical wiring.
– John Skinner, of Cherry Street, reported at 8:48 a.m. Saturday that someone broke out the tail light of his vehicle parked in his back driveway. A large rock was found near the vehicle.
– Lindsay Eglie, 22, of Minerva, was cited for a red light violation after the southbound vehicle she was driving on South Lincoln Avenue failed to stop for a red traffic light at Franklin and struck a westbound vehicle driven by Angela Beck, 35, of South Union Avenue, who had the green light on Franklin. No injuries were reported.
– An employee of Smith Oil reported Saturday night hearing a man yelling across the street from the store. No other details were reported.
-A Mattix Road mother called Saturday to report her daughter was at her father’s house and was being unruly.
– A caller reported Saturday night two girls were fighting in the Night Court parking lot, with one girl dragging the other by her hair into the street.
– Craig Heilman, the 32-year-old Alliance man whose car was struck by a train after he drove around the crossing gates on Allen Road near Pennsylvania Avenue Thursday, was served with a traffic citation for a railroad crossing violation after coming to the police station at 11 p.m. Friday. After the collision with the train, Heilman’s car spun around and struck a utility pole. He was treated and released at Salem Community Hospital for injuries.
– Mia Rackel, of the 1100 block of East State Street, reported at 3:42 a.m. Saturday that multiple electronics were stolen from her apartment. She thought a person she knew could be responsible. An officer was given permission to search that person’s residence and did not find the stolen items. Rackel was told her options.
– A man came to the station at 2:53 a.m. Saturday to report he and his girlfriend got into a verbal altercation at their residence on Franklin Avenue and she scratched him in the arm. The incident occurred around midnight Friday. He wanted to pursue charges, with information sent to the prosecutor’s office for review.
– At 2:53 a.m. Saturday, an officer spoke with a woman at a South Lincoln Avenue property regarding a dispute between her and her boyfriend at their residence on Franklin Avenue. She said he took her belongings from the apartment and threw them outside by the dumpster. She gathered up her stuff and went with another man for the evening.
– An interior alarm activated while an officer was checking a location in the 1000 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 2:34 a.m. Saturday where several open doors were found. A keyholder arrived to secure the doors and reset the alarm.
– Deloris Rance, of the 600 block of Deming Street, reported at 1:02 a.m. Saturday that multiple solar yard lights were broken on her property. She advised the officer about the lights after calling police to her residence at 12:50 a.m. Saturday for various noises in her back yard. No one was found in the area.
– A woman reported at 12:52 a.m. Saturday that her teenage daughter had not returned home all day and was later found by a relative at an address on Walnut Street. She was told her options for dealing with her daughter.
– Police were called at 9:50 p.m. Friday to the 1000 block of East Pershing Street for an unknown problem, spoke to a woman and left.
– An anonymous person who found a purse at Centennial Park turned it over to an officer on patrol at 8:41 p.m. Friday. Police were attempting to contact the owner.
– Police were called at 9:28 p.m. Friday to the 900 block of South Union Avenue for a welfare check. A man reported he had not seen his neighbor in a month and on Friday, two people came in the neighbor’s car and removed an air conditioner from the residence. Officers attempted contact at the home, but no one was there. The man was told to call if he sees anyone.
– Police charged Adam J. Shafer, of 51139 Chamberlain St., Negley, and a male juvenile each with disorderly conduct after being called at 7:27 p.m. Friday to Centennial Park for possible shots fired from a light green older model van. The vehicle was found in the parking lot off of Oak Street near the basketball courts and a traffic stop was conducted. Officers made contact with the two male occupants and found a black pistol BB gun in the vehicle. The charges were filed after an investigation, with more people being investigated for possible involvement.
– Police were called at 6:48 p.m. Friday to the 800 block of Newgarden Avenue for an open door. A man reported he had not seen anyone at the neighbor’s house all day and the doors were open and unlocked. Officers attempted to make contact, but no one was home. They were able to secure the door.
– A credit card was reported found in the street in the 700 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 3:21 p.m. Friday. The phone number for the owner was disconnected, with the card secured at the police station.
– Police were called at 1:36 p.m. Friday to the Walmart parking lot in the 2800 block of East State Street for a black Dodge extended cab truck parked in a handicap spot with two dogs inside, the windows up and the vehicle not running. Police were delayed in arriving due to an accident and a burglary call. The vehicle was gone when officers arrived.
– Bonnie Banar, of Olive Street, was cited for improper backing after she attempted to back out of a private parking lot at 1:18 p.m. Friday in the 700 block of East Pershing Street and struck a westbound vehicle on East Pershing Street driven by Gerald Brain, of Valley Road. No injuries were reported.
– An employee from American Health Care, North Market Street, reported Saturday a resident, Scott Homick, was missing from the residence, concerned because he never leaves. When last seen, Homick was wearing a Steelers shirt, shorts and hat, and another resident reported seeing him going toward the woods behind the home, which would be in the direction of the fairgrounds.
– Don Clark, West Chestnut Street, reported Friday receiving a letter advising a Paypal service was unable to authorize a transaction request for a $4,186.73 purchase from an online store. He advised police there has been an on-going problem with identity theft and has made previous reports.
-A caller reported Friday night several people in the parking lot at East of Chicago, yelling profanities at passing vehicles. No other details were reported.
– A clerk at Valley View, North Market Street, reported Friday night a customer showed her a syringe lying on the floor near the front door. Officers properly disposed of the syringe.
– A Jones Drive resident reported at 10 a.m. Thursday that a tree limb in his yard was slowly splitting and causing the large limb to block the road. Police contacted the road department about the limb. The resident told the officer he would cut down the branch so it would not block the road.
– An officer responded to the 1700 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 6:26 p.m. Thursday for a report of a disabled semi tractor trailer. Upon officer arrival an emergency repair vehicle was on scene working on the tractor. The officer stood by until it was removed from the roadway.
– Bryan J. Munnell, 27, 3793 Tyler Drive, Canfield, was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash on North Ellsworth Avenue at 3:57 p.m. Thursday in which he was northbound and allegedly failed to stop for traffic at East Second Street, striking the rear of a vehicle driven by Joshua T. Matthews, 26, Salem. No injuries were reported.
– Officers responded to the 400 block of Broadway Avenue at 4:25 p.m. Thursday for a report of shots fired. The officers confiscated a shotgun and arrested Scott D. Bender, 27, 439 S. Broadway Ave., Salem, for obstruction.
– Police responded to a Jefferson Avenue home at 4:27 p.m. Thursday where a woman reported her grandson had stolen several pieces of jewelry and an unknown amount of coins from her home. She said her grandson’s brother called to tell her that the grandson in question had called him for a ride to Coinstar and then a pawn shop.
– An employee at a 2200 block East State Street business reported at 7:45 p.m. Thursday that a man with a buggy had entered the store at approximately 4:55 p.m. and then the rear door alarm activated 14 minutes later. The employee said video showed the man exit through the door, but it was unclear whether he had anything from the store with him.
– Police responded to an East Fifth Street home at 10:45 p.m. Thursday where a woman reported her mother had been harassing her by phone and then showed up at the apartment threatening her.
– Officers responded to a restaurant in the 1800 block of East State Street at 12:01 a.m. Friday in reference to a man yelling at vehicles. Witnesses said the man left in a truck prior to the officers’ arrival.
– Police responded to a Lexington Avenue home at 12:37 a.m. Friday where a man allegedly had a no trespass order against him. Officers did not find the man in question but found another man with a no trespass order. The man said he did not know about the order and agreed to leave.
– Officers responded to the railroad crossing on Newgarden Avenue in reference to several people walking on the tracks. The security guards at a nearby business said the people were last seen walking toward West Wilson Street. Officers found and spoke with the individuals, one of which said they were looking for his brother who had reportedly just had a seizure. The brother was found at West State Street and Sharp Avenue and he affirmed he was okay.
– Police were asked to check on the welfare of an East Lincoln Way resident on on Thursday afternoon.
– An East Lincoln Way woman reported Thursday that a man had been to her home threatening her if she touched a car that is the focus of an ownership dispute. Police arrived and resolved the dispute.
– A Prospect Street woman reported Thursday her son’s iPhone was stolen from the village swimming pool. The phone has a locator App, which indicated the phone was on Grant Street, but police were unable to locate the phone.
– A man reported at 9:43 a.m. Thursday someone’s dog charged at him on the walking trail in Firestone Park.
– Someone reported people were loitering at McDonald’s at 10:46 a.m. Thursday.
– A woman requested at 3 p.m. Thursday police accompany her to a former residence on East Park Avenue to retrieve some belongings.
– A man reported at 6;25 p.m. Thursday a man was not allowing a woman to leave the Columbiana Plaza parking lot. Police went to the area but the two were no longer there.
– Constance Witt reported at 5 p.m. Thursday she received a call from a local attorney that the suspect to her pending case had been at his office. The suspect was eventually located with the assistance of East Palestine Police Sergeant Don Johnson and his K9. Additional information was not made available Friday.
– A woman reported at 10:25 p.m. Thursday someone on Union Street was burning a fire near their garage. Police warned the resident for open burning.
– A Fairfield Avenue woman reported at 11:22 p.m. Thursday her husband wouldn’t let her leave.
– Bryan L. Schriner, 19, of Oak Grove Road, Salineville, was cited for failure to yield and no driver’s license after a two-vehicle accident at 10:46 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of South Lincoln Avenue and East Pidgeon Road, near Circle K West. Schriner’s northbound 1993 Oldsmobile Bravada on South Lincoln Avenue attempted to turn left onto East Pidgeon Road and was struck by a southbound Chevy Cavalier driven by Jeffrey Hochmann, 55, of state Route 164, Lisbon. Both vehicles had the green light. All involved sought medical attention. Police, the fire department and EMT Ambulance all responded to the scene.
– A resident in the 100 block of Apple Street reported at 12:19 p.m. Wednesday that she received a threatening email from a person she did not know. Upon further checking, it was found the email was a scam and an attempt to scare the person into giving money to secure their safety from the person sending the email.
– At 1:29 p.m. Thursday, an anonymous person brought in a large set of keys found on Cunningham Road near Home Depot. The keys were placed in dispatch in case the owner calls looking for them.
– Police responded at 4:25 a.m. Thursday to Aetna Street just east of South Broadway Avenue for a report of a suspicious van parked on the wrong side of the road. The unoccupied full-size passenger van had fresh front-end damage and was leaking fluids and towed from the scene. The owner showed up and said he struck a deer on state Route 14 just west of the U.S. Route 62/state Route 45 bypass. Perry Township Police found a deceased deer at a spot just inside Goshen Township and the owner was told to contact Goshen Police to make an accident report.
– Police on patrol at 3:07 a.m. Thursday saw two people acting suspiciously in the area of Circle K East on State Street, stopped and identified them and sent them on their way.
– A man reported at 1:14 a.m. Thursday that a female known to him took property from his parents’ residence on Conser Drive. Since it occurred in Perry Township, he was referred to that police department.
– An officer responded at 12:51 a.m. Thursday to a property in the 1500 block of Shady Lane where a person requested to speak with an officer regarding a family member. Options were provided.
– A possible gun shot was reported at 12:04 a.m. Thursday in the 600 block of East Fourth Street. Nothing was found or heard.
– An anonymous caller at 8:03 p.m. Wednesday reported two motorcycles being driven recklessly on Newgarden Avenue. None were found.
– Police were called at 7:34 p.m. Wednesday to the 2400 block of East State Street for an irate person at a business. An officer found there was an argument between a ex-boyfriend and girlfriend, with no violence or criminal acts taking place.
– A anonymous person arrived at the police department Wednesday regarding a recent theft at Salem Chrysler Jeep Dodge. The information will be passed on to the detective.
– Police responded to the 300 block of Park Avenue at 3:23 p.m. Wednesday for a child custody dispute where the father said his ex-wife was not answering the door and was not returning the child as scheduled. He was told to contact his attorney after officers couldn’t get anyone to respond to the door.
– A residential alarm was checked at 3:06 p.m. Wednesday on Pearce Circle where a door was found open and the interior checked. A keyholder arrived and spoke with the alarm company.
– Police were called at 2:43 p.m. Wednesday to the Memorial Building, 785 E. State St., where a woman said she was working the desk on the first floor of the building and placed her change purse on the desk and someone took the change purse. It contained 75 cents and a ring.
– A clerk at Smith Oil, 968 E. State St., reported at 2:01 p.m. Wednesday that a female failed to pay for $9.43 worth of gas. The driver was contacted by police and said she would return to pay the amount owed.
– An anonymous caller at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday reported a man and his family standing at Walmart, 2875 E. State St., holding a sign in reference to him needing a job. The business had not complained, so he was not made to leave but was told to stay off of the street and to not interfere with traffic.
– A South Main Street woman reported receiving 11 unwanted messages on her phone at 9:49 a.m. Wednesday.
– A South Cross Street woman reported at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday a neighbor’s dog was barking.
– Someone reported at 1 p.m. Wednesday a customer was being disorderly with the utilities clerk over their power being shut off. Police diffused the situation.
– A Beiling Veterinary employee reported at 1:41 p.m. Wednesday people were soliciting their business on East Park, selling advertising for school event calendars. Police verified the people were in no way affiliated with the schools.
– A Canterbury Court woman reported at 2:41 p.m. Wednesday someone stole dry cleaning from her porch.
– A resident reported at 7 p.m. Wednesday people were trying to sell steaks from their vehicle, a light gray Chevy Venture, and acting suspicious. Police checked the area but did not find the vehicle.
– A Prospect Street man reported a group of kids were banging on his door and throwing rocks at 10:28 p.m. Wednesday.
– Police were called to a home on East Lincoln Way after someone could hear yelling and a baby crying at 8 p.m. Wednesday. Police warned the residents.
– A resident reported at 4:34 p.m. Wednesday his girlfriend was at the park when a man he knows began making crude comments before exposing himself. Police checked the park but did not find anyone about.
– A person reported there was someone at the county fairgrounds shooting groundhogs at 6:49 p.m. Wednesday. The license plate of the person’s pickup truck came back to a person by the name of Flugan, and fair officials said they would take care of the situation.
– USA Concrete reported at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday someone was dumping on their property. Police warned someone from Flesher Construction to stop.
– Connie Witt reported at 12:37 p.m. Tuesday a former client who was not to be around her was standing beside her at the cash register at Sparkle. Shortly after she told police the person left the store.
– A man reported at 12:47 p.m. Tuesday a suspicious man was sitting in a vehicle in front of his house. Police spoke with the man and found he was sitting there to eat his lunch.
– A Warrick-Kumer employee reported at 2:41 p.m. Tuesday a family was getting out of control. Police went to the funeral on North Main Street but the group had left.
– Gary A. Skeens, 58, state Route 14, Columbiana, was stopped northbound on state Route 7 at the state Route 14 intersection and backed into Thompas A. Shipka, 70, Youngstown. Skeens was cited for improper backing.
– Connie Witt reported telephone harassment at 3:41 p.m. Tuesday.
– A woman at the Dutch Village Inn reported at 7:33 p.m. Tuesday two men walked from McDonald’s to the inn with beer cans. Police went to the inn but the men were gone.
– A clerk at Smith Oil reported a motorist drove off without paying for $66 in gas at 6:49 p.m. Tuesday although she paid for other items. The license plate of the SUV is registered to a Lisbon area woman.
– A West High Street man reported Tuesday being threatened by a contractor he hired to perform some work. He said he paid the contractor but he has yet to complete the work.
– A Stookesberry Road woman reported Tuesday her grandson’s $149 Droid cell phone was stolen from the Sadie Van Fossan swimming pool.
– A resident on East Pidgeon Road reported at 11:31 p.m. Tuesday that a suspicious vehicle was parked in his driveway for 30 minutes. An officer contacted the occupants and learned the vehicle was not running right and they pulled into the drive to get off of the road. The vehicle started while the officer was there and appeared to be running fine when the people left.
– Christopher Irwin, 33, of 132 Sherman St., Lisbon, was charged with non-compliance suspension after a traffic stop at 5:58 p.m. Tuesday on South Lincoln Avenue at Highland Creek. A warrant was also found for Irwin out of Florida for assault/domestic, but when contacted, the Florida agency did not want him at that time. The vehicle was towed and he walked from the scene.
– Police responded to the 400 block of West Pidgeon Road for a welfare check at 1:27 p.m. Tuesday after a concerned neighbor could not make contact with the next-door neighbor. Officers made contact with the homeowner who had been sleeping due to working the midnight shift.
– A man reported at 10:42 a.m. Wednesday that he lost a key near Egypt Road and placed an ad in the newspaper for a reward and told anyone who finds it to turn the key over to the Salem Police Department. An officer told him his information will be given to the person so they can collect.
– A school employee operating a mower at Reilly Stadium attempted to mow around a pickup parked on the grass area on the west side south of the ticket booth at 9:10 a.m. Wednesday and struck the right side tail gate area of the 2012 Ford TK Super Duty truck owned by Richard Wettstein, causing minor damage. No injuries were reported.
-Police were called at 8:52 a.m. Wednesday to the 400 block of South Broadway Avenue for a suspicious vehicle complaint which turned out to be a parking complaint. The caller said the black Ford Escape had not been moved in a week. A warning tag was placed on the vehicle to have it moved within 48 hours.
– An anonymous caller at 8:04 a.m. Wednesday reported a barking dog in the 1300 block of South Lincoln Avenue. The dog was located in a back yard, but no one was home so a warning tag was placed on the front door.
-Ray Woods, of the 300 block of West Fourth Street, called at 8:02 a.m. Wednesday for a neighbor dispute. A neighbor was accusing him of stealing wood off of a wood pile. The matter was resolved after police spoke with all parties. A previous report said Darrell Jackson, of the 300 block of West Fifth Street, called at 4:26 p.m. Tuesday to report a resident on Fourth Street was stealing his firewood for bonfires. The other resident had been contacted and told not to take any more wood.
– An officer on patrol at 6:33 a.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of South Howard Avenue saw a motorcycle parked on the sidewalk and gave the owner a verbal warning. The motorcycle was moved.
– Police were called at 3:13 a.m. Wednesday for suspicious people on the playground at First Presbyterian Church on East Second Street where a male and female were found. The 15-year-old girl was charged with being unruly, processed at the police station and released to her mother. Her case will be turned over to the juvenile division. The 20-year-old male was sent on his way.
– A woman in the 400 block of West State Street reported at 12:36 a.m. Wednesday that her 15-year-old son left between 4 and 5 p.m. Tuesday and he has not returned. She said they had an argument and he gathered some belongings and left. A report was filled out and he was entered into the law enforcement data base as a missing person/juvenile.
– A caller at 11:17 p.m. Tuesday reported possible trespassing at a residence in the 500 block of East Third Street, but police found it secure with no trespassers.
– Police were called to Sugartree Alley behind Dollar General at 10:08 p.m. Tuesday for a dumpster overturned. Two smaller trash cans were also overturned. An officer and the person who called were able to stand the dumpsters back up and clear the alley.
– A vehicle was reported blocking the road at Rose Avenue and East Fourth Street where an officer contacted the owner to move it.
– A minibike was reported being ridden in the street at 7:46 p.m. Tuesday on East Third Street. No violations were seen.
– A woman on Lexington Avenue reported at 7:41 p.m. Tuesday that her mother-in-law was harassing her by telephone and her mother-in-law’s boyfriend was calling her landlord and saying untrue things about her. She was told her options.
– A caller at 6:39 p.m. Tuesday reported a minibike being ridden up and down the sidewalk on South Union Avenue at Maple Street. An officer spoke to the owner and told him to ride it in the yard, not on the sidewalks.
– A woman in the 700 block of South Lundy Avenue reported at 6:33 p.m. Tuesday that she was receiving unwanted phone calls from people known to her.
– Regina McDonald, of the 500 block of Continental Drive, reported at 6:11 p.m. Tuesday that someone took the rear license plate from her vehicle.
– Police were called at 1:18 p.m. Tuesday to the 700 block of East Fourth Street for a complaint of dogs running loose who broke a fence. The caller also said the neighbor put up a fence and attached it to her fence without permission. An officer responded and could see where the dogs dug up underneath the fence and broken clips were in the yard from the fence. The officer consulted a city housing inspector regarding the fence. The woman also reported the people had six dogs, with two older dogs and four puppies. The fence and damage were considered civil matters, with a warning tag left regarding the dogs at large.
– A man in the 200 block of North Howard Avenue reported at 1:34 p.m. Tuesday that his ex-girlfriend threatened him by text message.
– A man who resides in the 800 block of East Third Street called police from another location at 12:08 p.m. Tuesday to request removal of his ex-girlfriend from his residence. She was in the process of leaving when police arrived.
– Police checked for limbs and lines in the road in the area of South Union Avenue and Ridgewood at 11:51 a.m. Tuesday and found a large electric line sagging down which appeared fine. Ohio Edison was contacted to check it.
– A spokesman for Walmart, 2875 E. State St., reported at 11:14 a.m. Tuesday that he found on video where a woman had entered the store on Monday and removed an air conditioner and cell phone without paying for them.
– A spokesman for Lease Drug, 229 N. Ellsworth Ave., reported at 10:20 a.m. Tuesday that a woman had written a bad check on a closed account using her mother’s name. Information will be sent to the prosecutor’s office. While there, the officer found that a man left his driver’s license in January for the pharmacy to hold until he came back since he didn’t have the money to pay for his prescription. A female at the number he left was contacted in February and told to have him return to pay the bill, but he’s never returned.
– Kristopher Branch, whose last known address was Salem, was cited for failure to control after a one-vehicle accident reported at 10:13 p.m. Tuesday on Railroad Street. The report said he claimed he was traveling west on Railroad Street when his car began smoking from under the hood and he could not see. He said he lost control and struck the American Standard building, ran over a mound of dirt in the parking lot of American Standard and got stuck. The report said he spun the wheels trying to free the car but only ruined the tires with large chunks of rubber/steel belts in the area. He was cited at his residence. Also struck was a no parking sign owned by the city.
– A woman reported at 9:55 a.m. Tuesday that her husband was moving out of state and was selling off their belongings against her wishes. She said there were three items she wanted and the information was relayed to him.
– A business owner reported at 6:40 a.m. Tuesday that a small child walked into the business on Newgarden Avenue and said his mother wanted the police called. Officers were familiar with the child and located his mother at her residence in the 500 block where she had a verbal dispute with her live-in boyfriend. She denied sending the child to have the police called. The incident will be forwarded to Children Services.
– Denise Tyson, 42, of 1621 Southeast Boulevard, has been cited for reasonable control after being injured in a one-vehicle accident at 2:09 a.m. Saturday and being taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital for treatment. Her Nissan Sentra was westbound in the 1500 block of Southeast Boulevard and traveled off of the right side of the road over a curb, striking at tree and overturning, coming to rest on the roof.
– Police responded at 10:38 p.m. Monday to the 600 block of East Third Street where a man said his wife took the children to another house and he wanted to see them. Officers told him due to his state of intoxication, he should sleep it off and speak with them in the morning.
– An anonymous caller at 10:26 p.m. Monday reported a fight in the 300 block of South Broadway Avenue where a male and female said they had a verbal fight and nothing physical happened. She was staying elsewhere for the night.
– Police were called at 9:53 p.m. Monday to the Pizza Hut parking lot on West State Street where a man said he bought a pizza and a male he knows came out to the parking lot and threw a cup of water at his vehicle, then started yelling at him and hitting his windows. Information will be sent to the prosecutor’s office for review.
– Fireworks were reported at 9:44 p.m. Monday in the areas of Wilson and Newgarden and North Broadway, Third and Fourth streets, but nothing was found.
– A suspicious vehicle was reported at 9:44 p.m. Monday in the 100 block of Continental Drive, but was not found.
– A domestic was reported at 8:56 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of East Third Street where a man said he had a verbal dispute with his wife and she left. She could not be found.
– Officers were flagged down at 7:33 p.m. Monday in the 500 block of Pershing Street by a woman who said she was being harassed by a female she knows. She was told her options.
– A woman on South Howard Avenue reported at 7:11 p.m. Monday that she left her keys in the bathroom at the Memorial Building and returned to find them gone.
– Police investigating smoke in the 400 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 7:10 p.m. Monday found a woman burning a piece of particle board. She was told about the city ordinance against burning and put the fire out.
– A child was reported left unattended in the 2500 block of Lexington Avenue at 6:57 p.m. Monday. The juvenile was found near the parking lot of the apartment complex and police spoke to the person watching the children at the residence. Information will be forwarded to Children Services.
– Police were called at 6:39 p.m. Monday for a suspicious substance in the storm drain in the 900 block of East Third Street and found a dead fish.
– Officers were flagged down at 6:07 p.m. Monday on Granite Street for low-hanging limbs causing motorists to swerve to avoid scratching the paint on their vehicles. An officer was able to remove the protruding limbs.
– A man on Franklin Avenue called at 4:15 p.m. Monday about two sets of unauthorized debits on his bank account, but later determined they related to a valid insurance policy a family member had recently renewed.
– Police were called for an assault at Centennial Park at 3:07 p.m. Monday and learned that there were two male juveniles at the pool and one was picking on the other one. The one being picked on said he was tired of it and punched the other boy in the stomach. The primary aggressor was kicked out of the pool area by employees and his parents were made aware of the incident.
– A person came to the police station at 2:52 p.m. Monday to report items stolen from his vehicle while it was parked on West Wilson Street.
– A business owner at the corner of Second Street and Ellsworth Avenue called at 2:02 p.m. Monday to report witnessing a Dodge Durango strike a utility pole on the corner at low speed. The vehicle jarred the pole and the driver backed up and drove part-way down the sidewalk before making it all the way onto the road and traveling south on Ellsworth Avenue. The male driver was in his 40s or 50s.
– A woman called at 1:45 p.m. Monday to report a small dog inside a vehicle parked in the lot in the 700 block of West State Street, but the vehicle left before police arrived.
– Police checked the area of East State Street and South Broadway Avenue at 12:54 p.m. Monday for two people arguing, but they were leaving as police arrived and nothing criminal was seen.
– An anonymous caller reported concern at 10:08 a.m. Monday for the well-being of a dog tied to a tree in a back yard on East Sixth Street. The animal was checked and had water. The resident was contacted and told to keep checking the dog due to the heat and preferably not to leave the dog outside all day.
– Constable Dan Valentine received a request from a woman at 5:30 p.m. Saturday to check on her children at their father’s residence who resides in the 5800 block of Lisbon-Canfield Road, Leetonia. The children ages nine and 11 told her they were being mistreated and wanted to go home. The mother was out of town and couldn’t get back. Valentine spoke to the father who advised the children were acting up and broke things and they got into trouble. Both the mother and father agreed to let the children go to the father’s ex-girlfriend’s house for the weekend and she came and picked them up. The mother was advised to contact this department when she returned if further action was needed.
GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT
– Police responded to the Sharon Lynn Girls Home at 8:47 p.m. July 7 where a woman reported two juvenile residents had carved obscenities into the side of her vehicle with a fork and flattened her tires with a rock.
– Kim J. Nezbeth, 35, 14941 Floral Drive, Damascus, was arrested at 3:15 p.m. July 8 on an active warrant out of the department for domestic violence.
– Police responded to the Sharon Lynn Girls Home at 7:25 p.m. July 8 where staff members reported two juvenile residents had damaged the drywall and flipped over a table.
– Gregory Keenan Lucas Sr., 49, 17000 Middle Road, Salem, was arrested at 9:27 p.m. July 8 for domestic violence after allegedly threatening to burn down his girlfriend’s home.
– Police responded to the Sharon Lynn Girls Home at 11 p.m. July 9 where a woman reported two residents had run away from the facility. Both individuals were found several days later.
– Kimberly A. Harper, 49, 1488 state Route 14, Deerfield, and Lorinda K. Sudimak, 46, same address, were arrested for theft at 9:28 p.m. July 10 after allegedly concealing items from the Dollar General in Beloit in their purses.
– Darby Scott McCoy, 43, 13640 U.S. Route 62, Salem, was arrested for domestic violence at 6:15 p.m. July 10 after allegedly assaulting his mother.
– A Derr Avenue resident reported at 5:10 p.m. July 11 that she had seen a juvenile female and unknown male walk behind her garage and then she heard something hit the garage. She said she discovered two holes in the vinyl siding of the garage.
– A 10000 block Lisbon Road resident reported seeing an unknown man looking through her window at 11:30 p.m. July 11. Officers searched the area but did not find anyone.
– A 16-year-old Leetonia resident was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in Green Township at 3:02 p.m. Saturday in which he was northbound in the 12000 block of Lisbon Road and allegedly traveled off the right side of the roadway, striking a group of mailboxes. No injuries were reported.
– Someone from the Subway restaurant reported a dog was tied outside without food and water in the area between the old county welfare department office and former village hall at 1 p.m. Monday. Police called the veterinarian number on the dog’s tag and learned the owner was Helen Reynolds, who when contacted said Joe Piscitani was the owner. Piscitani came out of the antique store down the street and said he ties the dog up there all of the time, and the dog did have some shade. Police advised Piscanti to place some water out for the dog since it was 90 degrees.
– A West Lincoln Way woman reported at 9:46 p.m. Monday her fiance’s brother called her several times to say he was on his way from Akron armed with a shotgun to shoot her. Police kept an extra watch on the residence.
– Jonathan R. Cook, 26, Columbiana, was cited for driving under suspension, seat belt and turn signal following a traffic stop on South Pearl Street at midnight Monday.
– A woman and two men reported at 7:32 a.m. Monday the woman’s ex-boyfriend came to her home on South Main Street and trashed it and threatened them with a knife. Police arrested Cassidy A. Sandoe, 19, Columbiana, for domestic violence.
– A Columbiana-Lisbon Road woman reported at 10:25 a.m. Monday her car was scratched.
– Courtney P. Warneke, 17, state Route 164, Leetonia, was stopped in traffic northbound on state Route 45 in Salem at 12 p.m. July 1 and was struck from behind by Barbara A. Westover, 68, Cream Ridge Road, Lisbon. Westover was cited for assured clear distance.
– The fire department was called to a camper fire on West Lincoln Way at 11:39 a.m. Monday. The camper, owned by Chad Carpenter, sustained damage to the interior.
-Loud persons were reported at 1:55 a.m. Monday in the 400 block of East School Street where an officer spoke to people on a porch who didn’t think they were being loud, but said they would go inside for the night.
– A caller at 1:45 a.m. Monday reported a suspicious person in a parking lot in the 700 block of East State Street who was not acting right and fled on foot when approached. Police were unable to locate the person.
– Loud persons were reported at 1:01 a.m. Monday in the area of Hawley Avenue and East Third Street where people found sitting around a fire were told to quiet down.
– An anonymous caller at 12:47 a.m. Monday reported a break-in at a residence in the 700 block of West State Street. The exterior was checked and appeared normal. An officer attempted to make contact at the residence, but nobody was home and neighbors reported not seeing anything unusual.
– Police responded at 12:38 a.m. Monday to the 200 block of West Wilson Street for a verbal dispute, finding no evidence of anything physical. The people involved said they would separate for the evening.
– Loud music was reported at 12:24 a.m. Monday in the 400 block of East School Street. Several people at a residence in the area said they would quiet down.
– Police were called for a dispute in progress at 11:21 p.m. Sunday to the 600 block of Fair Avenue where two female roommates had an argument and one of them broke several items of her own property out of frustration, but no violence or threats occurred. One said she was going elsewhere for the night.
– Police responded at 9:50 p.m. Sunday to the 200 block of South Union Avenue where a woman involved in a prior dispute was back at the residence causing a disturbance. Officers spoke with a man and woman and the woman was voluntarily gathering clothing to leave and they had an argument. Officers remained until family members arrived to transport the woman.
– A motorist reported a possible intoxicated driver at 9:39 p.m. Sunday on Second Street near South Lincoln Avenue. An officer got behind the vehicle on East State Street near Vine Avenue and followed it to a business in the 2800 block of East State Street and did not see any violations. The driver was contacted and did not appear impaired, but was told to be more careful while driving, to avoid complaints.
– A domestic was reported at 9:22 p.m. Sunday in the 200 block of South Broadway Avenue where a man had a verbal dispute with his live-in girlfriend. He was told his options.
– A victim reported at 8:58 p.m. Sunday that locks to two of his storage units at Salem Store Safe Storage units on Elm Avenue were cut off and multiple items were stolen from one of the units. Missing items included a lawn tractor with wagon and numerous tools and tool chests. Nothing appeared missing from the other unit. Police had been called to the units earlier in the day at 3:34 p.m. by a woman who said a man had cut off a lock on a storage unit, went inside the unit and put a new lock on the door. Nothing was found out of place at the time.
– Police contacted the fire department to place barricades in front of a semi tractor trailer found parked with its left side to the curb in the 800 block of South Broadway Avenue at 8:21 p.m. Sunday. The report said the truck was going to present a traffic hazard to southbound vehicles on Broadway after dark due to a lack of any reflective materials.
– Two women who live in the 600 block of East Sixth Street reported at 7:53 p.m. Sunday that a man they know has been calling them and coming to their house all day. They don’t want contact and have asked him to stop numerous times. An officer contacted him and he denied contacting them.
– A suspicious vehicle was reported at 7:16 p.m. Sunday in the 300 block of West Wilson Street, but nothing suspicious was found.
– Police were called at 7:09 p.m. Sunday to the Walmart parking lot on East State Street for children left in a gold Oldsmobile, but none were found.
– Police were called at 6:59 p.m. Sunday for an open door and window at a church in the 500 block of East Pershing Street. The interior was checked and nothing appeared out of order. An officer pulled the door shut and it locked.
– A woman on South Howard Avenue called at 6:46 p.m. Sunday to report receiving harassing calls and text messages from a man whom she has asked to stop calling and texting. An officer will attempt to contact the suspect.
– Police responded to a business in the 900 block of Benton Road at 4:34 p.m. Sunday to check an open door. The interior was checked with assistance from Perry Township Police, with nothing appearing out of the ordinary. The door was secured.
-A person at 3:34 p.m. Sunday reported losing a wallet in the 2200 block of East State Street.
– A dog was reported left in a vehicle with the windows up in a parking lot in the 2800 block of East State Street at 1:51 p.m. Sunday. The vehicle was not found, but an employee of the business told an officer the vehicle had been there a short time earlier, and was secured and running with the air conditioning on.
– Police were called for a report of a person with a gun at 1:46 p.m. Sunday on East State Street and made contact with a man near Home Depot. He did not have a gun, but was determined to be suffering from mental health issues. Fire department first responders and EMT Ambulance responded and the man was voluntarily taken to the hospital.
– Police are investigating an alleged case of animal cruelty/neglect after being called at 12:54 p.m. Sunday to the 200 block of West Fifth Street for a deceased dog. The dog was found near a dog box in a back yard and had been estimated to have been dead at least two or three days. Officers gathered information at the scene and will forward information to the prosecutor’s office to review for possible charges against the dog owner.
– Police were called at 3:34 p.m. Sunday in reference to motorcycles all over the roadway and driving slow in the area of Newgarden Avenue and state Route 45. An officer saw a group of motorcycles, but no traffic violations were observed.
– Marshella L. Richards, 42, of 818 Green Lane, East Liverpool, was taken into custody at a Prospect Street property at 11:41 a.m. Sunday on an active warrant for failure to appear.
– A woman at 11:39 p.m. Saturday reported unauthorized dumping at the trailer park in the 1300 block of West State Street and provided police with the registration for the vehicle. Police found that the person in question was also a renter of the trailer court’s landlord and had permission to use the dumpster.
– While investigating a gunshots complaint at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, officers heard fireworks coming from the area of Depot Road and located a large party. The party-goers were told to stop discharging fireworks as Independence Day was over. They complied and disposed of the remainder of the fireworks.
– An Allen Drive resident reported shots fired at 9 p.m. Saturday and police determined a neighbor was shooting rabbits in his back yard. He was told to stop.
– Police were called at 8:06 p.m. Saturday to investigate a reported leak at the water tower for Salem located on Stewart Road. A Stewart Road resident said there were a few drops coming from the overflow pipe in the morning and when they checked it in the afternoon, there was a steady stream of water coming from the 4 to 6-inch pipe. Salem Police were notified to contact the water department. A water department spokesman said workers responded and fixed the problem.
– A Georgetown Road resident called police at 7:40 p.m. Saturday to report a 4-wheeler on the road westbound on Georgetown which turned south onto Cider Mill Road. The Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office was told it was in Butler Township, but a Perry Township officer checked the Cider Mill Road section in the township and saw no 4-wheelers.
– Police responded to the 1400 block of Andrew Avenue for a report of trash being piled up near the road for a few weeks. No trash was seen near the road and only a few tires were near the residence. The property owner told police they were cleaning up around the residence and left the tires there until they could figure out what to do with them. They said they would be moved within the week.
– Police were called at 1:33 p.m. Saturday to the area of Elberon and Andrew avenues for a report of loud music, but found nothing.
– A suspicious male was reported walking around acting strangely in the area of Benton Road and Florida Avenue at 9:35 a.m. Saturday. Police found the man on U.S. Route 62/state Route 45, identified him and found no warrants. He said he was walking from Cincinnati to Youngstown and was told to stay off of the road to avoid being hit.
– A caller at 5:08 p.m. Friday reported dogs barking excessively at a Hartley Avenue residence. The township ordinance was explained to the resident and a copy of it was given to them with a warning. Four dogs could be heard barking inside the residence during contact with the person outside.
– A resident in the 1800 block of South Lincoln Avenue called at 4:21 p.m. Friday to report dogs barking excessively at the Columbiana County Humane Society on South Lincoln Avenue. An officer sat in the area but did not see any dogs outside in the kennels or hear any dogs barking.
– During a traffic stop on Butcher Road just off of Cunningham Road at 12:21 p.m. Friday, the vehicle operator, Tina Vaughn, of 38180 Old Route 344, Leetonia, was taken into custody on an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Officer for passing bad checks. She was transported to the county jail.
– A woman in the 400 block of Somer Street, reported at 3:48 p.m. Saturday that a vehicle was egged on her property.
– A man in the 700 block of Cherry Fork Avenue, reported at 1:59 p.m. Saturday that his mailbox was egged overnight.
– A man called at 10:36 a.m. Saturday to report a break-in overnight at a residence in the 400 block of Cherry Fork Avenue.
– Officers were called at 9:12 p.m. Friday to remove a male from a residence in the 100 block of Chestnut Street.
– An anonymous caller at 5:43 p.m. Friday reported a garbage complaint in the 100 block of High Street.
– A man in the 400 block of Honey Lane, reported vandalism to a vehicle at 5:15 p.m. Friday.
– An officer at 6:48 p.m. Thursday investigated a complaint of objectionable music being played loudly in the 300 block of Waddell Street.
– A Maple Street Extension woman reported at 5:39 a.m. Monday there was a gray truck parked outside and a male yelling racial slurs for an extended period. Police arrived but did not find any vehicle around.
– Amy Haines, East Lincoln Way, called for an officer at 9:24 p.m. Sunday to report getting into an argument with her brother, so she gathered her belongings and left. Police then went to a home on East Chestnut Street and spoke to her brother, Adam Dopp, who was taken into custody on an unrelated arrest warrant out of Columbiana County courts.
– A caller complained about vulgar language being used by people playing basketball next to the community swimming pool at 7:44 p.m. Sunday.
– Police responded to the 400 block of Franklin Avenue at 10:08 p.m. Saturday for a neighbor dispute and the complainant advised the neighbor had been yelling and cursing at them. The neighbor left before police arrived and the complainant was advised of the options.
– Police responded to the Taco Bell restaurant in the 1800 block of E. State Street at 11:48 p.m. Saturday for a hit skip and located the vehicle nearby. It had struck the exterior of the building while trying to flee after throwing ice cream at an employee in the drive-through window. The juvenile driver was taken into custody and released to his father.
– Police responded to the 1900 block of Whinnery Road at 12:38 a.m. Sunday for a barking dog complaint and were unable to make contact with the resident. A red warning tag was left on the door.
– Police responded to the 400 block of S. Ellsworth Avenue in reference to a report of underage drinking. Jennifer A. Hefner, 1001 Cunningham Road, was charged with underage consumption and released on her own recognizance.
– Police made a traffic stop in the 200 block of West Wilson Street at 1:41 a.m. Saturday. Information came back that the owner had a suspended license and Joey Morris, 257 W. Wilson St. was cited for driving under suspension.
– Police charged Julia M. Landon, 29549 U.S. Route 62, #209, for no operators license and permitting a person without a license to operate a motor vehicle.
– An unwanted person had already left when police arrived at a residence in the 400 block of S. Broadway Avenue at 5:16 a.m. Sunday. Police checked the area but were unable to locate them.
– Police responded to the 400 block of S. Lundy Avenue at 6:30 a.m. Sunday and took photos of new graffiti on the building.
– Police received a complaint on station at 7:35 p.m. Saturday regarding a known woman had shown up at the complainant’s place of work and was harassing her. The complainant wanted it documented.
– Police responded to the W. Pershing Street and S. Ellsworth Avenue area at 6:09 p.m. in reference to a black Chevy truck that was operating in a reckless manner.
– Police responded to the 500 block of Franklin Avenue at 5:11 p.m. Saturday where two dogs were located on the porch roof of the residence. They were able to get back into the residence through an open window. Police were unable to locate anyone in the residence.
– Police responded to the 600 block of W. Wilson Street at 6:32 p.m. Saturday where a woman reported her ex-husband was at the house and the roommate didn’t want him there. She was advised she could have anyone there that she wanted as long as there was no disturbance.
– Police responded to the 2800 block of E. State Street at 7:15 p.m. Saturday for a report of suspicious activity but were unable to locate people matching the description given.
– Police received a call from the 900 block of E. State Street at 8:09 p.m. Saturday where a motorist in a small dark-color vehicle left without paying fro $60.18 in gas.
– Police responded to the 100 block of W. State Street at 4:18 p.m. Saturday regarding a report of a possibly intoxicated person in a white Chevy. Police observed a vehicle matching the description pull into a driveway in the 200 block of W. Wilson Avenue and made contact with two people, neither of whom was intoxicated.
– Someone reported a semi on Maple Street at Green Street at 1:53 p.m. Sunday. Police cited drivers from Grassie and Son for driving off state routes.
– Jennifer M. Lesko, Franklin Avenue, reported at 10:04 a.m. Saturday sometime overnight someone took her vintage Coca Cola cooler from her front porch.
– Alicia E. Bailey, East Third Street, reported at 11:19 a.m. Saturday she went out with a friend Friday night and had a babysitter for her son, but the boy’s father came and took him, keeping him overnight. She was having trouble getting the father to return the child, but police contacted him and the child was returned.
– Bonnie Andre, East Third Street, reported at 11:57 a.m. Saturday her husband has been removing property from the home where they previously lived together. No one was there when police arrived.
– Derrik A. Bruce, North Lincoln Avenue, Alliance, turned himself in on a warrant at 1:13 p.m. Saturday.
– Police responded to Essex III, Continental Drive, at midnight Saturday to speak with management about an incident which had occurred earlier. Police gave the manager options to deal with the situation.
– Police responded to the home of Jake Graybeal, North Ellsworth Avenue, where it was reported at 12:34 a.m. Saturday someone in the home was having a medical problem. First responders were already there. The person was unresponsive and taken to Salem Community Hospital for evaluation.
– Wal-Mart reported at 1:47 a.m. Saturday there was a man at the store who had been there for more than eight hours. Police took him to the police station where he could make arrangements for a ride to Youngstown.
– A fight was reported at 441 S. Ellsworth Ave. at 2 a.m. Saturday and it was reported the people involved were walking toward Broadway. Police did not find anyone in the area.
– Someone reported a rolled over accident in the area of Southeast Boulevard and Park Avenue at 2:09 a.m. Saturday. First responders, KLG and police arrived. The driver was removed from the vehicle and transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital. The matter is under investigation.
– A fight was reported in the 2900 block of East State Street at 5:39 p.m. Friday. However, when police arrived it was found a man was having a seizure. The man’s caseworkers were able to get him under control and back into their vehicle.
– Kari L. Dingman, Vine Street, reported at 6:15 p.m. Friday she was receiving unwanted calls and text messages from someone she knows.
– While on patrol at 6:50 p.m. Friday police found a semi truck and trailer stopped on the railroad tracks on West Pershing Street with its flashers on. The driver was looking for a place to turn. Police helped him back off the tracks and waited until he turned.
– Sherri L. Bulina, Park Avenue, reported at 7:52 p.m. Friday she has been receiving unwanted text messages on her phone.
– Edward E. McMillen, Southeast Boulevard, reported at 8:15 p.m. Friday someone he knew took his cell phone while he was at Foxes Den.
– Children were reported playing in the roadway on East Sixth Street at 8:06 p.m. Friday. Police spoke to a large group of children in the area.
– Someone reported at 8:14 p.m. Friday a group of three children had been throwing a grappling hook inside the playground. Police spoke to the children, who admitted to it and were warned about the possible dangers.
– Police checked the area of Superior Avenue and East Eighth Street at 9:02 p.m. Friday after someone reported a motorcycle being driven recklessly.
– A domestic dispute was reported at a home on East Third Street at 9:50 p.m. Friday. Police spoke to both people involved, who said they had a heated argument. Both were warned to stay away from each other for the remainder of the evening.
– A possible waterline break was reported by Diane Banar, Morris Avenue, on Friday. Police found a small amount of water seeping from the ground and the water department was contacted.
– Police checked the area of Ohio Avenue and East Pershing Street at 9:49 p.m. Friday looking for a possibly intoxicated man in a black jersey and shorts in the area, but did not locate him.
– A Beechwood Road resident reported problems with a 15-year-old refusing to follow house rules at 10:51 p.m. Friday. Police warned the boy.
– Julene Day, New Waterford, was cited with driving under suspension at 1:29 a.m. Friday.
– A prowler was reported knocking on a door at a Terre Verde home at 4:37 a.m. Friday. Police checked the area and found the newspaper on the porch. The carrier, who was still nearby, told police they knocked on the door after seeing the lights on, just to see if they wanted their back newspapers.
– Police checked on a 92-year-old woman at a Colonial Drive home at 8:05 a.m. Friday after her daughter had tried to call, but could not get her to answer the phone. Police found the telephone line was dead. The woman was fine.
– A traffic crash was reported at 9:45 a.m. Friday on North Main Street. No details were released.
– An elderly woman from a Columbiana-Lisbon Road home was reported missing at 11:08 a.m. Friday. The woman reportedly has issues with dementia. She was found at a neighbor’s house and taken back home.
– Jill Siembida, who has a business at 18 S. Main, reported at 11:46 a.m. Friday someone opened a sewer plug and placed rocks and bottles inside, blocking the sewage pipe. The damage to the pipe had to be repaired by tearing up the parking lot.
– Someone reported a SUV with a camping trailer parked behind the Dutch Village Inn with a dog tied in a kennel with a tarp over it at 12:25 p.m. Friday. Police spoke to the owner of Das Dutch Haus, who said they had been going out periodically to check on the dog and give it water.
– Tyler Stokes, Salem, was going through the lane closest to the building at Chase Bank at 12:48 p.m. Friday when he discovered he could not fit. He backed into Matthew Jones, Columbiana.
– Connie Harris, Leetonia, was driving in the area of West Park Avenue near North West Street near construction work at 4:54 p.m. Friday, when a rock shattered the back window of her Jeep.
– Someone reported open burning on Fairfield School Road at 5:37 p.m. Friday. The house was vacant and the fire may have been started by a contractor. A neighbor agreed to put it out.
– Someone reported children in a light blue Honda Accord parked in the Family Dollar parking lot at 6:08 p.m. Friday. The windows were down, but the caller was concerned because the vehicle had been parked there for awhile. The vehicle was gone when police arrived.
– Police spoke to someone concerned about children at a Court Street home at 6:58 p.m. Friday.
– A woman reported she was locked out of her vehicle at the Days Inn at 8:51 a.m. Friday.
– Debra Cusick, West Chestnut Street, reported at 2:05 p.m. Friday she needed an ambulance for a 60-year-old woman who was having trouble breathing.
– Someone reported a person going door-to-door on Garfield Street selling frozen steaks at 2:32 p.m. Friday. Police searched the area, but did not find anyone.
– Smith Oil reported at 6:53 p.m. Friday a man pumped gas on Wednesday, but did not have his wallet and said he would come back to pay for nearly $20 in fuel. However, the man had not returned. Police checked the name he gave, but could not find a licensed driver by the name and the telephone number did not work.
– A man reported someone locked in the Home Savings Bank between the two sets of doors at the rear of the building at 8:30 p.m. Friday. Police found a cleaning employee was locked in with her keys inside the building. Police contacted someone with a key to the bank, who was able to get her out unharmed.
– Someone reported a man going door-to-door on East Lincoln Way at 9:04 p.m. Friday. The man was reportedly looking for a ride to Wellsville. The man, who has been staying at the Kendell House, was trying to go to Wellsville to see his uncles. Police explained he cannot just knock on every door looking for a ride and gave him a ride back to the Kendell House.
– Tiffany McFarland, North Market Street, reported at 9:11 p.m. Friday her grandmother was knocking on the door, but she did not want to speak to her. The grandmother told police she was trying to help her granddaughter, who is ill and living in poor conditions.
– A janitor reported a CARTS vehicle parked in the CARTS garage, running and locked at 9:30 p.m. Friday. A CARTS employee with keys was able to respond.
– Someone driving by reported at 2:34 a.m. Saturday the front door to Bad Frogs was open. Police found the building secure.
– Someone named Theresa at the Columbiana County Fairgrounds reported at 8:16 a.m. Saturday a vehicle drove through the back of the arts and crafts building.
– Police responded to the 200 block of North Madison Avenue at 10:11 a.m. Thursday and met with the complainant and the housing inspector. The complainant advised she called the housing department in reference to her rental unit and the landlord arrived and became irate and made threats toward the complainant using obscenities. It was learned the complainant can’t stay there until things are repaired and she is staying with a relative. The complainant had told the landlord of the need for repairs and the inspector advised the landlord who said he was attempting to contact a person to do the repairs. The housing officer gave the complainant a report number.
– A woman was reported out in the road in the 500 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 3:06 p.m. Wednesday but police were unable to locate anyone.
– Police responded to the 600 block of Fair Avenue at 7:39 a.m. Friday for a report of a domestic in progress and one person had already left. It was verbal only with no physical violence.
– Police responded to the 1300 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 7:02 a.m. Friday where a city firetruck was struck without receiving visible damage. The truck was on an emergency call when a motorist backed into it.
– Police received a report on station at 4 a.m. Friday from a cab driver with an intoxicated fare that had passed out in the cab. An officer awoke the person and the cab driver wanted him out of the cab due to prior behavior. Police afforded the person a ride to their residence.
– Police in the 500 block of East 4th Street at 2:59 a.m. Friday observed two men who appeared to be intoxicated in the parking lot. One struck a road sign with his hand and they were were walking home. They said they would go directly home.
– Police responded to the 1200 block of East Pershing Street at 2:37 a.m. Friday for a domestic in progress that was verbal only with no physical violence. Both agreed to separate for the evening.
– Police responded to the 500 block of East State Street at 4:19 p.m. Thursday regarding a report of a large group of juveniles behind a business who were gone when police arrived.
– Police responded to the 1400 block of Allen Road at 5:12 p.m. Thursday where a business had two employees that had allegedly been caught stealing metal. Dane Boykin, 1206 Shadowlawn Dr., and Thomas A. Reynolds, 875 W. Spruce Ave., both of Ravenna, were charged with theft and taken to the county jail.
– Police received a report on station from a resident in the 2200 block of Southeast Boulevard who advised a company continued charging his ex-wife’s diet order that she placed a while back. He wanted it documented.
– Police responded to the 200 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 6:04 p.m. Thursday for a domestic in progress over child custody. Both people were advised to go their separate ways.
– Police responded to the 2300 block of East State Street at 6:42 p.m. Thursday for a report of an unattended child in a vehicle. Police were unable to locate it.
– A complainant in the 500 block of Franklin Avenue advised police at 8:22 p.m. Thursday that someone was placing trash in a roll-off dumpster. Police spoke to the neighbors and all denied it.
– A complainant in the 600 block of Franklin Avenue advised at 8:52 a.m. Thursday that their son’s BMX bike was taken from the garage.
– Police responded to the 200 block of West Wilson Street at 9:10 p.m. Thursday where the complainant advised of threatening phone calls from a known woman in reference to a relative. Nothing threatening was reported but it was occurring day and night.
– Police received a complaint of an assault in the 200 block of West Wilson Street on station at 1:29 p.m. Thursday. It will be referred to the county prosecutor’s office.
– Police responded to the 2200 block of state Route 45 at 2:14 a.m. Friday after the sheriff requested assistance with a domestic problem involving a knife. The woman suspect had fled the area on foot and she couldn’t be found after the area was checked.
– Police responded to the 100 block of Georgetown Road at 12 a.m. Thursday for a report of threats of harassment. Salem police took a report of threats from a person and Perry Township police took a report of a property dispute. The complainant was advised it was a civil matter and to contact an attorney or surveyor. The complainant said that they did and were abiding by their guidance. They were advised not to destroy any property until the matter was worked out in court.
– A Liberty Street resident called at 5:35 p.m. Thursday to advise that within the past month someone had tampered with their outside central air conditioning unit. The repair estimate was $70. Someone had removed the module from inside the power unit and replaced it upside down.
– While on patrol in the 600 block of Brittany Lane at 4:55 p.m. Thursday a parent of a child just bitten by a neighbor’s dog while in the neighbors yard, flagged an officer down. The child was transported by the parent to the hospital and information from the dog owner was collected showing it was licensed and current on all the shots.
– After making a traffic stop in the 1900 block of state Route 9 at 1:21 p.m. Thursday for fictitious plates, Gary E. Phillips, 10194 Main St., Hanoverton, was operating under two open child support suspensions and was cited for driving under suspension and fictitious plates. A passenger, Gary L. Phillips, 11700 state Route 644, Kensington, charged with an open container and the vehicle was towed from the scene.
– The Perry Township road department contacted police at 11:47 a.m. Thursday about items located along the road where they were working. Police recovered a wallet and a check book belonging to a man who had been arrested earlier on an outstanding warrant from East Liverpool and had been transported to the county jail.
– A woman reported at 1:50 p.m. Thursday a small gray car on South Main Street near Harmony Village was in the same place for nearly 20 minutes with the engine running. Police checked the area but the vehicle was no longer there.
-Officers responded Thursday night to an East Lincoln Way residence for two juveniles fighting. The fight stemmed from one of the juveniles slamming a door, causing a disturbance. Both juveniles were released to their guardians and all statements were sent to the prosecutor.
– A East Lincoln Way woman called to report being locked in a shed. Officers arrived to hear her voice inside the structure and were able to open the door, which had closed behind her. She told officers she had only been inside about 10 minutes.
-A state Route 154 woman reported Friday afternoon she was at her mailbox when a goat walked up to her. Officers said a neighbor reported seeing a man in a truck stop and unload the goat on the side of the road. After the man tried to entice the goat to go into the woods, he drove off. Since the goat was apparently abandoned, a resident provided it with water, food and shelter for the time being.
– A caller at Circle K reported Thursday afternoon a small child left unattended in a vehicle for a long time. A man was questioned and told officers he parked in front of the store so he could see the vehicle and had run in long enough to buy a bottle of pop. He was advised not to leave the child unattended again.
-An East Lincoln Wa woman called Thursday to report a man she knows keeps coming to her residence asking for money and cigarettes and she wants him to stay away. She was advised to call when he is there and an officer will respond.
-Callers reported a skinny woman at the traffic light at Jerome and North Market streets, asking for a ride to McDonald’s. Officers saw a woman fitting the description walking in the area but doing nothing illegal.
– Police responded to the 700 block of E. 3rd Street at 11:41 p.m. Wednesday where a tenant reported an unknown vehicle parked in a tenant only” space. An officer tried to make contact with the operator of the vehicle but was unable to locate the person. The tenant was advised the vehicle could be towed away because it was on private property and clearly posted.
– Police responded to the 200 block of W. Wilson Street at 4:39 p.m. Wednesday where the complainant believes his phone was taken by a close friend.
– Police responded to the 600 block of S. Lincoln Avenue at 4:44 p.m. for a fireworks complaint but were unable to locate anything.
Police responded to the 1100 block of E. State Street at 6:39 p.. Wednesday where a manhole cover was dislodged by the heavy rain. An officer reset the cover in place.
– Police responded to the 900 block of E. 3rd Street at 6:49 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a domestic in progress and found a mother and son arguing over her medical issues. The son was advised of the options and both were advised to stay away from each other for the rest of the night.
– Police responded to the 100 block of Vine Avenue at 7:13 p.m. Wednesday where the complainant observed trash being dumped into the apartment dumpster. A license number was obtained and an officer will attempt to locate the owner of the vehicle.
– Police checked the Salem Saxon Club on state Route 9 at 8:45 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a suspicious vehicle behind the clubhouse. It was secured and had not been reported stolen. There was no one around and a warning ticket was placed on the vehicle and the caretaker was advised the vehicle could be towed off the property if they wished.
– Police responded to the 1800, 1900 and 2300 block of Egypt Road at 5:46 p.m. Wednesday after the road department called. Police helped remove excessive debris and rocks from the road that had washed down from the hillside after the heavy rain. When the road crew responded with a backhoe and cleared the road, police stood by for traffic control.
– Police responded to a report of an oven fire in the 700 block of Benton Road at 6:26 p.m. Wednesday and checked with the resident who said the fire was out. Police stood by until the fire department arrived.
– After conducting a traffic stop in the 1700 block of Depot Road at 11:09 a.m. Wednesday, police cited Richard Yeager, 1805 S. Lincoln Ave., Salem. with fictitious plates. The vehicle was towed and the vehicle will be held until the proper proof of ownership and plates are produced.
– An officer investigated a report of a dog killing a neighbor’s dog in the 400 block of Pearl Street at 5:21 p.m. June 30.
– Police responded to a report of gunshots in the 100 block of Main Street at 6:54 p.m. July 1 but were unable to find anything suspicious.
– An officer responded to the 300 block of Somer Street at 7:45 p.m. July 5 in reference to a juvenile complaint and returned at 7:59 p.m. July 6 in reference to juvenile harassment.
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– Amanda Elizabeth Baumgardner, 30, New Galilee, Pa., was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Route 62 at 9 p.m. June 30 in which she was westbound and allegedly failed to stop for traffic, striking the rear of a vehicle driven by Colin Reed Williamson, 17, Youngstown, who was attempting to left onto Woolman Street. No injuries were reported.
– Police arrested a 16-year-old resident at the Sharon Lynn Girls Home for assault after responded to a fight at the facility at 9:45 p.m. July 6.
– Elizabeth Stokes, no address listed, reported at 6:13 p.m. Wednesday she had the title for the ATV she was trying to get back from Tim Crowe. She asked police to go with her while she retrieved it.
– A woman reported there was a blue truck parked at Smith Oil at 7:48 p.m. Wednesday and a man, who appeared intoxicated, walking around. Police checked but the vehicle and man were gone. The truck was later located parked on South Lincoln at Lincoln Way with no one around.
– Smith Oil reported at 8:19 a.m. Thursday a $76 drive-off. The white van reportedly had the wording “drain sewer” on the side.
– A woman reported parking issues on Pendleton Street at 10:37 a.m. Wednesday. One vehicle was reportedly parked too close to the stop sign at the corner making it difficult for drivers to see. At the other end of the street she reported two vehicles double parked. Police checked the area but did not find any parking issues.
– A woman reported at 10:27 p.m. Tuesday there was suspicious activity at the church on North Elm. Police found the church was having an event.
– Police responded to the 800 block of East 5th Street at 3:51 a.m. Wednesday for a report of a fight in progress and several people in the area were involved in a verbal altercation. All of them were separated and no violence occurred. They were advised to keep the noise down.
– Police responded to the 100 block of Woodland Avenue at 4:10 p.m. Tuesday for a criminal damaging report. The complainant said that overnight two windows in an unoccupied house were damaged by a BB gun. Police spoke with two suspects who denied involvement.
– Police responded to the 300 block of Penn Avenue at 7:09 p.m. Tuesday for an intoxicated woman in a verbal confrontation and located two women whose arguing ended before police arrived. Both were advised to have no contact with the other.
– Police responded to the 600 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 8:36 p.m. Tuesday for a report of ongoing problems with a known woman threatening the complainant with physical harm. The complainant advised this woman and another were put up to it by a known man. Information was gathered and police will attempt to contact the suspect.
– Police responded to the 300 block of East 4th Street at 8:37 p.m. Tuesday where the complainant advised his mother had forged one of his checks. She admitted it to him, he said. An officer spoke to the mother who advised he already filled it out and signed the check and it was cashed and given to his wife. She said he was made aware of that so he could budget for it.
– Police went to a South Main Street home at 11:16 a.m. Tuesday for a report of belongings being thrown from an apartment and a woman having marks all over her. Police found the people were in a verbal dispute only and no charges were filed.
– An officer checked the area of Georgetown and Cider Mill roads at 7:38 a.m. Tuesday after the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office reported at man leaning up against a telephone pole. The officer checked the area and side roads but was unable to anyone.
– A 1200 block Stewart Road resident reported at 2:55 p.m. Tuesday that she saw two men dressed in their “Sunday best” attempting to enter a neighboring home sometime over the weekend.
– Police responded to a Plymouth Place home at 3:40 p.m. Tuesday where a resident reported a window had been broken out of the home, possible by her son regarding recent family issues.
– A caller asked police at 4:31 p.m. Tuesday to check on her friend who lives on Garfield Street. The elderly woman is diabetic and sounded confused, and the caller was on her way from Wellsville but wanted someone there to check on her before she got there.
– A resident of the American Boarding Home on North Market Street reported Tuesday she is afraid of fire and another resident has a cigarette lighter. The group home’s manager was advised.
A North Market Street woman reported Tuesday someone hacked into her email account and was placing derogatory emails in her account.
– Elizabeth Stokes requested an officer come to West Washington Street at 8:28 p.m. Tuesday because Tim Crowe would not return her tools and ATV and she called back at 10:54 p.m. to say he was threatening her. Crowe also called about that time asking for an extra watch on his garage because a third party had threatened to break in.
-A clerk at the BP station reported at 10 p.m. Tuesday a customer who had been asking for money was in the bathroom an extended period. The man exited the restroom and police explained why they were there. The man said he was on his way home to Pennsylvania and the reason it took so long to use the restroom is because it took him a while to sanitize it to where he felt comfortable enough to use the facilities. The man then left since the station was closing.
– Police responded to a domestic dispute in the 800 block of East Fifth Street at 6:01 p.m. Monday and found it to be a verbal dispute between and adult male and juvenile female resident.
– Police responded to a Vine Avenue apartment at 6:40 p.m. Monday for a well-being check and found an elderly resident who died from apparent natural causes.
– An officer responded to a 2700 block East State Street business at 11:17 a.m. Tuesday in reference to a set of keys that had been left on the counter over a week ago. The keys were taken to the police department until claimed.
– Officers responded to a neighbor dispute in the 400 block of Franklin Avenue at 6:59 p.m. Monday in which a resident claimed her neighbor had taken a photo of her while she mowed the lawn. The neighbor denied the allegation.
– Trina E. Bryan, 29, 452 W. Fourth St., Salem, was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash on West Fourth Street at 7:38 p.m. Monday in which she was eastbound and allegedly failed to stop for traffic stopped at North Ellsworth Avenue, striking the rear of a vehicle driven by John S. McClish, 44, Salem. No injuries were reported.
– A Vine Avenue resident reported on station at 9:18 p.m. Monday that his ex-girlfriend has slapped him across the face while at his home that day. He wished to press charges and the information was forwarded to the county prosecutor’s office.
– An officer responded to a Vine Avenue home at 10:58 p.m. Monday where a resident had made statements of wanting to harm themselves. The resident reluctantly agreed to be transported to the hospital for evaluation.
– Police responded to a West Wilson Street home at 11:20 p.m. Monday where a resident reported receiving unwanted text messages from a woman she knows. The woman was advised to stop contact with the complainant.
– Officers responded to an East Fourth Street home at 11:59 a.m. Tuesday where a resident reported her neighbor had been cutting off her flowers while mowing the lawn. The neighbor claimed the landlord had hired him to maintain the property and denied damaging any flowers.
– Officers responded to the 500 block of Cedar Street at 2:35 p.m. Tuesday for a report of a large ball-type python in the ditch. The resident told officers upon arrival that the snake had continued north behind her home. Officers were unable to find the snake in question, but did find a 3-foot black snake in the ditch which witnesses said was not the snake they saw.
– A Washington Avenue resident reported on station at 3:05 p.m. Tuesday that his sister had been knocked to the ground after the bicycle she was riding was struck by a passing vehicle on East Pershing Street behind the hospital, and that she was found to have a fractured wrist and swelling on her face.
– Police responded to Centennial Park at 3:26 p.m. Tuesday for a report of a male juvenile carrying two knives, but were unable to find anyone matching his description.
– A Grant Street resident reported at 5:01 p.m. Sunday his neighbor was burning tires.
– A Rite Aid employee reported at 7:11 p.m. Monday a car struck the propane tank outside the building. The 17-year-old driver, Rebeckah Phillis, told police she was pulling into a parking space and left off the clutch while the vehicle was still in gear. The vehicle’s owner, her father, Scott Phillis, was called and the driver released. There was no injury or damage to the car.
– An East Chestnut woman reported at 7:17 p.m. Monday her ex-boyfriend called her and threatened to both break the windows and slash the tires of her vehicle.
– A West Spruce Street resident reported at 8:05 p.m. Monday a dog at a neighboring home had been tied up all day and had no water, causing it to howl.
– Smith Oil reported at 8:36 p.m. Monday a $20 drive-off by someone in a green Impala. Police contacted the owner of the vehicle, Lance Wilson, and told him to return to pay for the gas.
– A domestic dispute was reported at Greentree Place at 8:30 p.m. Monday where Marjorie Wilson reported her husband and her daughter’s boyfriend had argued over the boyfriend, David Wales, using their car and driving away from Smith Oil without paying for the gas. Police spoke to Wales, who admitted to the drive-off.
– Wires were reported hanging low on Sunset Drive at 8:52 a.m. Tuesday. The wires reportedly have been down for more than a week, making it difficult for vehicles to get through and causing a garbage truck to back down the street because they cannot drive under it.
– Mary’s Pizza requested an ambulance at 2:10 p.m. Tuesday for an elderly man who passed out. Police and KLG arrived to provide assistance.
– Police warned four people in a South Main Street apartment for loud noise at 1:52 a.m. Monday.
– Dan Vlacovsky, of Canton, reported at 6:45 p.m. Saturday he was riding on the bike trail and took off his bike bag, which contained his wallet. He inadvertently rode off without the bag but did not realize it until he was home.
– A Fair Avenue woman reported at 4:21 p.m. Sunday that a man later identified as a neighbor down the street had approached her in a local grocery store, addressing her by her first name and touching her arm, shortly after she had left her home, which she said struck her as suspicious. She said that the same man had approached her approximately two years prior about renting a unit at the duplex where she lives, then moved in down the street. The man was advised to have no further contact with the complainant.
– Officers responded to an 1100 block North Ellsworth Avenue home at 7:24 p.m. Sunday where the resident reported someone had taken a window air conditioner out of his yard without permission.
– Officers responded to an East Third Street home at 9:15 p.m. Sunday where a man reported his intoxicated neighbor kept coming into his yard. The neighbor was advised to stop.
– Police responded to the 900 block of East Third Street at 9:18 p.m. Sunday in reference to a man on the sidewalk talking loudly on a cell phone and using vulgar language. He was advised of the consequences of such action.
– A patrolling officer observed a vehicle backed into a parking space at a convenience store in the 1100 block of East State Street at 9:30 p.m. Sunday, the driver of which appeared to be changing clothes. The activity appeared suspicious due to past robberies at the business. The officer spoke with the two male occupants and found both to have suspended licenses. The license plate on the vehicle also appeared to be on the incorrect vehicle. The two men left on foot.
– An officer spoke with a man and woman engaged in a verbal argument at Rose Avenue and East Third Street at 10:26 p.m. Sunday. The two were advised to keep the noise level down and they separated after speaking to the officer.
– Officers responded to a North Ellsworth Avenue apartment at 12:09 a.m. Monday in reference to a domestic disturbance in which the resident said he had been having trouble with his roommate. He was advised of the eviction process.
– An officer responded to the area of North Union Avenue and East Ninth Street at 1:03 a.m. Monday in reference to a suspicious man who appeared to be going through trash cans. The man was told to move along.
– Officers responded to a report of skateboarders in the roadway in the 1900 block of East State Street at 1:48 a.m. Monday. The individuals were told to stay out of the street.
– Joshua L. McFarland, 21, and Julia L. McFarland, 19, both of 1344 N. Ellsworth Ave., Salem, were arrested for domestic violence after officers responded to a domestic disturbance report at their home and found the siblings in mutual combat. The siblings had been warned three hours earlier that night to stop fighting after officers responded to the home where Julia McFarland said she wanted her brother out of the house.
– An officer responded to an East Third Street home at 2:39 a.m. Monday where a man was threatening suicide. The officer searched that area after finding the man had left his home, but returned to find him there. The man was transported to the hospital for evaluation.
– Officers responded to the 200 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 7:06 a.m. Monday where a woman requested an ambulance because she was having suicidal thoughts. She was transported to the hospital for evaluation.
– Mark Janowiak, 59, 395 N. Howard Ave., Salem, was cited for improper backing following a two-vehicle crash in the 600 block of East Sixth Street at 10:53 a.m. Monday in which he allegedly struck a legally parked car in the street while backing from a parking lot.
– Police responded to the 1500 block of Benton Road at 2:02 a.m. Saturday for a report of a suspicious vehicle that pulled up to a residence and peeled out while leaving when the resident turned on the outside light. Officers checked the area but were unable to find the vehicle.
– A West Pine Lake Road resident reported at 4:51 p.m. Saturday that a person with a middle eastern accent identifying himself as a representative of a software computer company had called him requesting credit card information over the telephone and computer.
– Patrolling officers heard gunshots in the 800 block of Georgetown Road at 2:40 a.m. Sunday. The officers spoke with individuals who said they were not shooting and that they heard the shots coming from a neighboring residence. The officers searched the area but was unable to hear anything further.
– William T. Poling, Salem, was arrested for operating a vehicle intoxicated following a traffic stop for running off the roadway at 3:15 a.m. Sunday.
– Police responded to a report of all-terrain vehicles on the roadway of Georgetown Road and Cider Mill Road at 5:49 p.m. Sunday, but were unable to find any.
– Police were flagged down in the 1000 block of West State Street at 6:33 p.m. Sunday by a woman who said her son, Darby S. McCoy, was intoxicated and causing problems in her vehicle. McCoy was arrested on an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office.
– Police responded with Salem officers to a domestic disturbance on Elberon Avenue at 6:45 p.m. Sunday and found it to be a verbal altercation only.
GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT
– Police responded to a burglary report in the 18000 block of Fifth Street in Beloit at noon July 1.
– Police responded to a theft report in the 11000 block of Lisbon Road at 2:55 p.m. July 2.
– Police responded to an assault report at the Sharon Lynn Girls Home at 8:44 p.m. July 2.
– A Fifth Street, Beloit, man reported being menaced at 5:30 p.m. July 3.
– Ronald A. Rainwater, 48, 6940 Rochester Road, East Rochester, was arrested for operating a vehicle intoxicated, drug possession (heroin) and drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop for marked lanes at 12:57 p.m. Friday.
– Police responded to a domestic violence report on Floral Drive, Damascus, at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.
– A West Chestnut Street man reported Monday being the victim of identity theft.
– A woman reported Monday there was a home on High Street next to the mortgage company and it sounded like there was a dog inside in distress.
– A father reported discovering a cell phone on his 6-year-old son after he picked him up at the Days Inn on Sunday following visitation with his grandparents. He was upset the grandparents would have given the child the phone, so police contacted the grandfather, who said they gave the phone to the grandchildren to play with. The grandfather was told he could come to the police department to retrieve the phone.
– A woman asked for police to meet her on North Street on Sunday while she retrieves her children from her ex-mother-in-law’s house.
– Duke and Duchess reported at drive-off at 3:18 p.m. Thursday.
– Police assisted the county sheriff’s office with a fight on Metz Road at 3:36 a.m. Friday.
– A Marathon employee reported at 9:46 a.m. Saturday a man bought beer in the store and was driving away while drinking one.
– A man reported at 2:16 p.m. Sunday possible dog fighting was going on at a Duquesne Street home. Police checked the home and found no dog fighting.
– A Sparkle employee reported theft at 7:16 p.m. Sunday.
– A Pueblo Lane resident reported at 9 p.m. Sunday children were setting off fireworks all weekend. Police warned the three boys.
– Alaa Hany Al-Shibilawy, 40, Dearborn, Mich., was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash at East State Street at 12:17 p.m. Friday in which he was northbound on South Ellsworth Avenue in a semi truck and attempted to turn east onto East State Street, allegedly striking the traffic light pole and curb barriers on the right side of the roadway with his trailer.
– Officers responded to a West State Street home at 4:48 p.m. Saturday for a domestic disturbance between a woman and the father of her children. The father left prior to officers’ arrival.
– An officer responded to a domestic disturbance in the 1400 block of East State Street at 7:43 p.m. Saturday and found a verbal dispute between two female juveniles in which one slapped a bottle of water out of the hand of the other. There was no evidence of physical violence.
– Officers responded to the 900 block of Orchard Bend Drive in reference to suspicious persons who had parked in the cul-de-sac and then walked into a neighboring field. Officers were unable to find anyone.
– Officers responded to an East Third Street home at 8:52 p.m. Saturday in reference to fight and found a verbal dispute that had turned into a shoving match. The two individuals involved were transported to the hospital with unknown injuries from falling into each other and onto the ground.
– An officer responded to a Newgarden Avenue home at 9:28 p.m. Saturday where a resident reported a fight with her boyfriend in which he shoved her and threw a bottle that damaged a door inside the home before leaving.
– Officers responded to an East Sixth Street home at 11:22 p.m. Saturday in reference to a domestic disturbance and found a verbal altercation regarding the custody of two children. The children left with their mother.
– Officers responded to the 400 block of West Third Street at 3:05 a.m. Sunday for a report of possible gunshots fired, but could not find any evidence of such.
– Officers responded to the 900 block of East Third Street at 3:23 a.m. Sunday where a resident reported an unknown person had attempted to enter his vehicle and fled down the alley when approached. Officers were unable to find anyone.
– Officers responded to the 200 block of South Broadway Avenue at 6:07 a.m. Sunday where an East Wilson Street resident reported someone had thrown a beer bottle through the front driver’s side window of his vehicle.
– John R. Mohr, 28, Salem, was cited for driving under suspension and marked lanes following a traffic stop on Rose Avenue at 7:08 a.m. Sunday after he allegedly struck a rock in a curb lawn in the 700 block of East Third Street.
– Officers responded to an East Fourth Street at 10:37 a.m. Sunday where a woman reported that her inflatable swimming pool had been damaged by her neighbor’s cat which was trying to drink from it. The neighbor promptly compensated for the damage when notified.
– Officers responded to the 1700 block of East State Street at 11:49 a.m. Sunday for a report of a suspicious man attempting to obtain a ride from passing motorists. The officers recognized the man in question as a city resident. He told officers that he was trying to hitch a ride to Washingtonville. He was advised to stay out of the roadway.
– A patrolling officer at 12:27 p.m. Sunday observed the front door of a 1200 block Robin Avenue home hanging open with no screen door. The officer checked the home and found no one there. The officer secured the door and left a noted for the homeowner to contact the department.
– Police investigated a theft report at a 2800 block East State Street business at 2:57 p.m. Sunday.
– A North Market Street woman asked police on Saturday to check into the whereabouts of an 18 year old woman who has been staying with her for a week. The young woman left with her mother to do laundry on June 29 and the complainant had not heard from her since. Police attempted to contact the young woman’s guardian but learned she is deceased and then left a message on her mother’s answering machine in Wellsville.
– Jason Miller reported following a reckless driver in a Cobalt heading north into Lisbon from state Route 164 at 11:51 p.m. Saturday.
– Benjamin Wiley, Columbia Street, Leetonia, was arrested at 9 a.m. Thursday for trying to break into the washing machines at the laundromat on South Main Street.
– Stacy Richardson came to the police department on Thursday to complain about her 13-year-old son being kicked out of Fun Land.
-A caller complained about a SUV parked in front of a No Parking sign on Highland Avenue at 7:17 p.m. Thursday. Police responded and the person moved the vehicle.
– Police responded to a report of a possible fight at the Dairy Queen parking lot at 10:30 p.m. Thursday. Both parties were gone by the time police arrived.
– A caller reported there were three to four boys in the Burger King parking lot who appeared drunk at 10:57 p.m. Thursday.
– Joe Ingledue Jr. contacted police Thursday about receiving harassing calls about his girlfriend.
– A resident of West Park Avenue reported his neighbor was setting off fireworks at 11:30 p.m. Thursday.
– An unidentified caller reported someone tried to enter her home at 116 W. Friend St. at 4:36 a.m. Wednesday. Police checked the area but did not find anyone about.
– A caller reported a nicely dress male riding a red Harley Davidson was driving fast through the neighborhood of Bell and Blueberry Drive at 1:22 p.m. Wednesday. The caller said the motorcycle was very loud. Police checked the area but did not come across the motorcycle.
– A caller reported there was a woman who might need assistance in the area of the Dollar General//Chrysler-Jeep dealership at 3:21 p.m. Wednesday. The female was identified as Renee Snyder of New Springfield, who asked for a ride to the intersection of state Routes 7 and 14.
– A caller reported there was a child about 10 throwing rocks at passing vehicles on Railroad Street at 6:23 p.m. Wednesday.
– A report was received of debris in the middle of Quincy Avenue at 5:43 a.m. Friday. The material appeared to be from a torn-out shower and was removed from the roadway.
– The person who lives at 206 James St. reported at 6 a.m. Friday a flower pot and street sign were stolen from her front yard.
– Sarah Blower spoke with police on Friday about being harassed and returned in the afternoon to report damage to her vehicle while it was at Firestone Park.
– Alex Schnarrenberger, East Duquesne Street, reported Friday his vehicle was damaged while at Firestone Park the night before.
– Donna Parson, Sprucevale Road, East Liverpool, came to the police department on Friday to speak with an officer about a granddaughter visitation issue.
– A fireworks complaint on Pueblo Lane was received at 10:03 p.m. Friday.
– Ed Moore, Fairfield Avenue, reported there appeared to be a large fire on Fairfield Avenue near Bittersweet Drive at 10:35 p.m. Friday. Police found a large bonfire with people around.
– Jamie Welling of Pompano Beach, Fla., struck a deer while driving on state Route 14 near Graft Electric at 9:51 p.m. Friday.
– Charitey A. Riggs, 19, 343 N. Lundy 1, Salem, was arrested for criminal trespassing at 1:03 p.m. Friday after officers found her in an East Fourth Street apartment that had been raided by the Columbiana County Drug Task Force within the past week.
– Police responded to a 200 block North Madison Avenue home at 1:19 p.m. Friday where the resident reported someone had removed a push mower from his open garage while he was away the past five days.
– An officer responded to Centennial Park at 5:08 p.m. Friday where a lifeguard at the pool reported a juvenile who had been kicked out a few hours prior had thrown a lit firecracker under his vehicle, causing damage to the coating under the rear bumper.
– An officer responded to a 1700 block South Lincoln Avenue home at 5:50 p.m. Friday where a resident reported someone within the past couple weeks had been stealing gas, damaging his vehicles in the process.
– Police responded to the 400 block of East Sixth Street at 5:58 p.m. Friday for a report of possible marijuana plants around a residence. Officers found no plants, just weeds around a fence.
– Police responded to the 200 block of South Howard Avenue at 10:02 p.m. Friday where a woman reported someone had driven by and thrown fireworks into the intersection at Pershing Street.
– Officers responded to a South Lundy Avenue home at 10:18 p.m. Friday where a resident reported someone had thrown what appeared to be a potato through a window screen at the home. The resident had reported a half hour earlier that someone had driven by the home and thrown something out the window, the second such incident within the past week.
– An officer responded to a Rose Avenue home at 10:26 p.m. Friday where a man reported his grandmother had told him she called the home and an unknown man had answered the telephone. He said he searched the home but did not find anyone there or anything missing.
– Police responded to an Aetna Street home at 11:45 p.m. Friday in reference to a domestic dispute and found a verbal dispute between family members. Several of the people involved agreed to leave for the night.
– Sarah C. Adams, 29, 2293 Southeast Blvd., Salem, was arrested for operating a vehicle intoxicated following a traffic stop for marked lanes in the 100 block of South Lundy Avenue at 2:44 a.m. Saturday.
– An officer responded to a North Ellsworth Avenue home at 4:18 a.m. Saturday where the parents of juvenile reported their child was inside an area residence, claiming that they saw the child there. The officer spoke with the homeowner and searched the residence, but were unable to find the child. The parents were advised of their options.
– Officers responded to a Franklin Avenue home at 5:09 a.m. Saturday where a woman reported a verbal dispute with her live-in boyfriend, during which he knocked a window out of a door at the home which struck her in the forehead.
– Officers responded to the storage units on Elm Street at 10:13 a.m. Saturday and found several units with no locks, but were unsure whether any had been entered. The owners were notified.
– Police were called to Willow Grove Park at 12:16 p.m. Wednesday after an 80-year-old woman there became ill. An ambulance was also summoned.
– A fireworks complaint was received on South Lincoln Avenue at 12:01 a.m. Thursday. An officer spoke with a male about the complaint.
– Tiffany Hughs reported at 5:22 p.m. Thursday two people she knew were sitting in a van in the Sparkle parking lot drinking alcohol and they were now driving south into town and the driver did not have a license.
– A person by the name of Eells called with a fireworks complaint on West Washington Street at 10:03 p.m. Thursday. An officer spoke with the couple who were setting off the fireworks and they said they were done for the night.
– Jennifer McArty reported Tuesday leaving her wallet on the top of her car after leaving Foxes Pizza and driving away. On Friday, McArty was contacted by the Child Support office and notified that someone was trying to use her card to make a purchase.
– An officer found three white males playing basketball at the park at 9:18 p.m. Friday, 18 minutes after the park closes. The males said they lost track of time, and the officer checked them for arrest warrants and all came back negative. They were cooperative and left without further delay.
– The security alarm went off at the NAPA auto parts store at 9:35 p.m. Friday, and the police were asked to assist. They found a delivery driver delivering parts. While at the scene a person with the store key showed up.
– A caller reported at 10:25 p.m. Friday seeing a dark-colored Ford Ranger pull in the Garwood driveway at Thomas Road and West Chestnut Street and two young males jump out, throw a vacuum cleaner into the bed and leave. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.
– The sheriff’s office asked for backup in responding to a fight between two females at Rose Drive apartments at 11:23 p.m. Friday.
– An officer was flagged down by some pedestrians who reported there appeared to be a dispute between a male and female in the downtown gazebo at 1:53 a.m. Saturday. Police found Doris Gravatt sitting on a park bench and she said she and Michael Ziolkowski had been arguing, but no threats or assaults occurred. There was no sign of physical injuries.
– Lepper Library Director Nancy Simpson reported Saturday there was a disabled vehicle in the parking lot and it had been there for several days. Police determined the vehicle had been stolen from someone who lives in the jurisdiction of the sheriff’s office, which was advised.
– Police met a complainant on station at 11:04 a.m. Friday who advised unknown people had gotten into his bank account via the Internet and made unauthorized charges and he needed a report.
– Police responded to the 700 block of East State Street at 8:38 a.m. Friday where a government building reported a break in. The incident is under investigation.
– Police responded to the 100 block of West 2nd Street at 7:16 a.m. Friday where the manager advised that over the past couple of days unknown persons had broken the lock off the gang box. A piece of plywood and two electric cords were taken.
– At 7:33 p.m. Thursday police responded to the 2200 block of East State Street for a report of a person with a gun. Police located a person with a concealed carry permit and he apologized for any inconvenience.
– Police received fireworks complaints from the 900 block of Franklin Avenue at 9:20 p.m., 9:48 p.m. Thursday and 12:05 a.m. Friday, and from the Franklin and Ohio avenue area at 11:23 p.m. Thursday. Reports were also received about fireworks at the Ohio Avenue and East Pershing Street intersection at 3:39 p.m. and 9:43 p.m. on Thursday and at Vine Avenue and East 6th Street at 9:43 p.m. Police spoke to some residents and were unable to locate the sources of other complaints.
– Police responded to the 500 block of South Broadway Avenue at 12:05 a.m. and spoke to a person about an assault that evening. The complainant advised they walked home from the bar and were assaulted by an unknown person that they had a brief disagreement with. They were advised of the options.
– Police responded to the 900 block of West State Street for a report of an intoxicated man walking in the area of Georgetown Road. Police were unable to locate the person and advised Perry Township police.
– Police received a report on station at 6:45 p.m. from a resident in the 700 block of Liberty Street advising at tree with red, white and blue lights valued at $125 was stolen from the front porch.
– Police responded to the 800 block of Pennsylvania Avenue at 8:34 p.m. Thursday where the complainant advised that an unknown person struck her several times and then fled the building. Police were unable to locate anyone who matched the description.
– Police responded to the 400 block of Street Lundy Avenue at 9:16 a.m. for a possible shell casing from a firearm. Police located the item and secured it.
– Police responded to the South Lincoln Avenue and East Pershing Street intersection at 12:21 p.m. Thursday for a report of boys on scooters not obeying traffic laws. Police were unable to locate anyone.
– Charles R. Courtney, Nathaniel Q. Courtney and Jennifer A. Hepfner, all of 549 N. Ellsworth Ave., were all taken into custody on outstanding warrants from Columbiana County. They were all hiding in the residence and turned over to deputies.
– Police responded to the 1600 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 1:19 p.m. Thursday where it appeared unknown persons attempted to break into a back storage room through a window. No entry was made.
– Police responded to the 1200 block of Stewart Road at 9:21 a.m. Friday where a vehicle struck a utility pole and a vehicle was observed leaving the scene with heavy damage. The township fire department also responded and found two utility poles had been heavily damaged, one was completely sheared off. The other was damaged from the first pole that was struck causing the top of the second pole to snap off. Evidence was located at the scene from the suspect vehicle with the assistance of the sheriff. The vehicle was located at a Winona residence and towed from there. The incident is under investigation and Ohio Edison responded and disconnected the wires and re-opened the road until the damaged poles could be replaced.
– Police took a report of damage to a vehicle at 9:17 a.m. Friday after the operator was unable to see wires across the road caused by a pole being damaged. The driver was eastbound in the 1200 block of Stewart Road and did not see low-hanging wires and traveled through them causing her to travel off the right side of the road, striking a mailbox and damaging her vehicle.
– Police received a report at 10:45 a.m. Friday of a vehicle striking a mailbox in the 1600 block of Goshen Road. A witness provided a vehicle registration and description of the female driver. The witness said the driver returned and placed the damaged mailbox on the owner’s porch. The incident is under investigation.
– Police responded to a neighbor complaint at 11:02 a.m. Friday over yard boundaries and spray painting of a fence. Photos were taken and both were advised the matter would be referred to the zoning officer.
Police responded to the 1600 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 10:21 p.m. Thursday for a fireworks complaint. Police were unable to locate the source after monitoring the area for a while and advised the complainant to call back if it started again.
– Police responded to U.S. 62 and North Ellsworth Avenue at 10:29 p.m. Thursday for a report of a car/deer accident and located the vehicle on state Route 14 at 14F and Goshen Township police were advised as the vehicle was sitting over a hill.
– Police assisted Salem police at 8:41 p.m. Thursday in locating a alleged assault suspect on foot in the area of Pennsylvania Avenue heading towards the west. Officers checked the are between state Route 14 and Benton Road to the city limits, from U.S. 62 and the state Route 45 bypass and Pennsylvania Avenue from Allen Road to the entrance to the industrial park but were unable to locate anyone.
-Michael R. Brown, 1294 Carole Drive, was arrested at 3:04 a.m. Thursday after police responded to the 1300 block of E. Pershing Street for an unwanted intoxicated man. Upon arrival police heard breaking glass at the back of the residence and observed a man fleeing on foot who was apprehended after a short chase toward Centennial Park. He was charged with criminal damaging and obstructing official business and taken to the county jail.
-Police responded to the 600 block of E. 7th Street at 2:42 a.m. Thursday for a report of an intoxicated woman who crawled through a window and who didn’t live there. The complainant was concerned about her infant child and her leaving the house with the baby while intoxicated. Police observed the infant, who appeared in good health, sleeping and advised the woman to let the child sleep.
-Police responded to the 400 block of W. State Street at 12:27 a.m. Thursday for a complaint of an intoxicated juvenile and spoke to the complainant and juvenile who was arrested for underage consumption and released to the mother.
-Police responded to the 2800 block of Bentley Drive at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday and an officer observed trash/litter in small piles approximately every 50 feet or so along the road. Litter that appeared to be clothing was also observed along N. Madison Avenue to N. Cunningham Road and on N. Cunningham Road down to E. State Street It was unknown where it came from.
-Police responded to the 900 block of E. Pershing Street at 9:33 p.m. Wednesday for a fireworks complaint and learned that juveniles had just set off a smoke bomb and they were advised of the complaint.
-Thomas G. Piatt, 480 W. Pershing Street, was charged with underage consumption at 6:58 p.m. Wednesday after police responded a call about an altercation in an upstairs apartment. It was a minor altercation between a father and son and the father had restrained the son until police arrived. Police determined the alcoholic beverage was not provided by the parents and Piatt was taken to the county jail.
-Police responded to the 400 block of N. Broadway Avenue at 6:25 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a fight in progress but were unable to locate anything.
-Police responded to the neighbor dispute at 5:48 p.m. Wednesday in the 800 block of W. Howard Street where the complainant said a neighbor backed a small rental trailer onto his property. The other neighbor apologized and offered to pay for any damages. Police did not observe any damage.
-Police responded to the 2100 block of S.E. Blvd. at 5:48 p.m. Wednesday where solicitors were located and advised of a complaint and where to get a permit.
-Matthew A. Leyman, 424 W. State Street, was charged at 5:27 p.m. Wednesday with an open container after police observed him in the roadway.
-Police responded to the 500 block of E. 4th Street at 5:09 p.m. Wednesday for a report of people trespassing in the parking lot despite a sign. Police were unable to locate the two people reported to have been trespassing.
-Police responded to the 400 block of Aetna St at 6:39 p.m. Wednesday for a custody dispute that turned out to be verbal only.
-Police responded to the 900 block of Liberty Street at 4:19 p.m. Wednesday where the complainant advised his grandson was at the residence creating a disturbance but left prior to police arriving. The complainant advised the grandson had been evicted, has no reason to be at his residence and requested extra patrol of the residence. Police checked the area but were unable to locate the grandson.
– A set of keys found in a business window in the city was turned over to police at 3:02 p.m. Wednesday and placed with the dispatcher.
– A license plate found by a city worker at 1:07 p.m. Wednesday was placed with the dispatcher, who attempted to make contact with the owner.
– Police responded to the 300 block of North Broadway Avenue after receiving a call at 12:15 for a person with a gun, but found the residence empty. The interior was checked and no one was home, with the front door unlocked. Officers found the victim had called from another location and spoke with her on Third Street. She said she thought a friend of hers had attempted to rob her at gunpoint in her residence, reporting she came home from shopping and when she entered the apartment she thought some things were moved around. She went into the kitchen and opened the closet door and there stood a person pointing a gun at her. The person wanted money and sounded like a female she knows with an accent and was wearing a black ski mask and a dark-colored winter coat. She said she was so scared she ran out the door to where the officer picked her up.
– Police responded to a property in the 300 block of Sharp Avenue for a complaint at 11:27 a.m. Wednesday of an owner having chickens, which is prohibited by city ordinance. This was the third time police had gone to the residence. Chickens were heard clucking inside the garage and there was a distinct odor of chickens around the garage. A duck could also be heard quacking in the garage. No one was home at the time so police returned at 2:45 p.m. and no one was home again, but this time a dachshund in the house on a prior visit was running loose in the neighborhood. The animal control officer was called to take the dog, but it continuously ran from officers. Citations for dog at large and poultry within 150 feet of a residence will be issued.
– An officer on patrol was flagged down on Pershing Street at 7:06 a.m. Wednesday by a woman involved in a verbal dispute with her boyfriend who had just littered on Ohio Avenue. The man was located a short time later and said the dispute was over their paper route and he was on his way to pick up the litter. Both sides were told to keep their distance.
– Police were called at 2:31 a.m. Wednesday for a report of a red vehicle striking a tree and driving away from the area of South Broadway Avenue and Franklin. Officers located where the vehicle struck the tree on the southeast corner, but the vehicle was gone.
– Police met EMT Ambulance at 1:55 a.m. Wednesday at the Salem Community Hospital emergency department to deal with a combative patient they were transporting. An officer spoke with the woman who was upset that her fiancee could not ride in the ambulance with her from Lisbon. She said she was calmed down.
– Joey Morris, 28, of 257 W. Wilson St., was taken into custody on an active warrant out the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office for contempt of court on a domestic violence charge. Morris had come to the police station at 12:43 a.m. Wednesday to report a known person hit the driver side rear window of his van, busting it out, while on South Broadway Avenue. Information about the window will be sent to the prosecutor’s office for possible charges.
– A suspicious vehicle was reported in the 1300 block of East State Street at 12:37 a.m. Wednesday, but the occupant told police he was waiting for his friend at a nearby residence. He was told to wait at another location.
– A barking dog was reported at 11:09 p.m. Tuesday in the 1200 block of East Pershing Street and taken inside by the owner.
– Fireworks were reported Tuesday night in the areas of West Pershing, Fifth, Sixth and Seventh streets.
– Police were called for a large fight at Hawley Avenue and East Third Street at 9:46 p.m. Tuesday, but four juveniles in the area said there was no fight.
– Suspicious vehicles were reported at 9:26 p.m. Tuesday near the west end of the city limits in a parking lot. Police saw one vehicle leaving and another unoccupied and saw nothing out of the ordinary.
– Police were called at 9:18 p.m. Tuesday to the 900 block of East Third Street for an intoxicated man who needed removed from a residence. A woman said a male friend came earlier in the day and became very intoxicated and started a fight with another male at the house. The man was bleeding from the face and taken to Salem Community Hospital. Neither party wanted to file charges.
– A caller at 8:51 p.m. Tuesday reported possible child abuse in the 400 block of Woodland Avenue where a man said he saw the father of a small child pick the child up off of a 4-wheeler and beat the child. Police responded to the home of the father on Washington Avenue and spoke with him and his juvenile daughter. He said the daughter lost her temper and he was correcting her. She appeared happy and there were no signs of abuse.
– A woman on West Sixth Street reported at 8:24 p.m. Tuesday that she had not had contact with her brother for five weeks after he told her he was going to New York with another male. She was reporting him missing. An officer found that he had been arrested and incarcerated in another state and notified her of his findings.
– A loud explosion was reported in the 1300 to 1400 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 7:54 p.m. Tuesday, but officers did not find anything unusual.
– A man in the 500 block of South Union Avenue reported at 6:52 p.m. Tuesday that a male he knows is continually harassing him, saying the male yelled vulgar language at him on June 28 from his vehicle on East State Street near Lundy and drove past his home honking the horn while he was mowing the grass. He was told his options. The male was contacted and denied the allegations.
– A report of a child endangering for an unsecured child in a gold Ford Explorer was reported at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday in the 1100 block of East State Street, but the vehicle was not found.
– A wallet found on Salem Unity Road was turned in at 3:43 p.m. Tuesday.
– A woman and her live-in sister reported at 11:43 a.m. Tuesday that someone entered their North Lundy Avenue residence without permission and removed a small black carrying case which contained a checkbook. The sister said she may have left the keys in the door since they were also missing.
– A man on West Wilson Street reported at 10:16 a.m. Tuesday that his live-in girlfriend took his cell phone. He was told it’s a civil matter until he proves ownership and to tell her if proof can be found and the phone is not returned, it would be considered theft.
– An officer checked for a vehicle reported parked in a handicap spot illegally at 2:53 p.m. Tuesday in a parking lot in the 2400 block near Giant Eagle. No violations were located.
– John Filler, 58, of North Ellsworth Avenue, was transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital with incapacitating injuries after an accident reported at 7:20 a.m. Tuesday when he suffered an unknown medical problem and ran off of the road, grazing two trees, continuing on and striking two street signs and continuing until coming to rest after striking a utility pole. No citations were issued.
– Jason Logan Pitts, 31, Arkansas, was cited for driving on a suspended CDL and two lights required at 12:33 a.m. Tuesday.
– David A. Davenport of Leetonia was cited for assured clear distance at 5:37 p.m. Tuesday following a two-vehicle accident near the 7&14 truck stop. The driver of the other vehicle was Richard Yarwood of New Waterford. No injuries were reported.
– A state Route 14 resident reported at 5:42 p.m. Tuesday lawn ornaments were missing.
– Rachel L. Clark, 21, of East Liverpool, was cited for failure to control after she swerved to miss another vehicle and struck a utility pole at the corner of East Lincoln Way and Jackson Street at 9:45 p.m. Tuesday. Clark’s 2010 Rio ended up in someone’s yard.
– A fireworks complaint in the area of East Chestnut Street was received at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, but police reported having just been in the area and they did not hear or see any fireworks.
– A Save A Lot employee called for police at 4:11 p.m. Tuesday after catching a juvenile shoplifting.
– A North Market Street resident reported Tuesday having problems with her apartment neighbor.
– An East Chestnut Street woman reported Tuesday someone made an unauthorized charge on her bank account. Brown reported purchasing free diet pills but they charged her $148. She called the company but was unable to contact anyone.
– An anonymous caller at 10:40 a.m. Tuesday reported a reckless rusted-out black S-10 pickup driving east on Seventh Street peeling tires and leaving black marks on the road. The vehicle was coming off of North Ellsworth Avenue passing the caller’s residence going at least 50 to 60 mph. The report said the resident yelled at the operator who stopped at the intersection of Superior and drove backwards peeling tires and used obscenities towards him, then peeled tires again up Seventh Street. He could not be located.
– A concerned citizen at 9:59 a.m. Tuesday reported a possible intoxicated driver in a white Dodge truck that left Circle K East heading east on State Street. The citizen continued giving dispatch the location of the truck until officers could arrive. The truck was found at Salem Walmart with the male driver sleeping behind the wheel with the ignition off and the driver side window down even though it was raining lightly. An officer woke up the driver and identified him and did not detect any alcohol on him. A relative arrived and was permitted to give him a ride home. The vehicle was to be picked up later.
– Chief J.T. Panezott and Lt. Don Beeson responded at 9:29 a.m. Tuesday to the Side Door Lounge in regard to an ongoing issue of people throwing full beverage containers over the fence between the Side Door and Fernangle’s Tavern. Both parties were told to control their customers.
– Officers at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday saw a person walking on East Pershing Street and South Broadway who appeared to be having a difficult time maintaining balance. He was discovered to be voluntarily intoxicated and identified as a 16-year-old Salem juvenile, then placed into custody for delinquency/unruly, processed and released to his mother. The case will be referred to the juvenile officer.
– Police were called at 10:36 p.m. Monday to the 1400 block of Allen Road for a suspicious person, but could not locate anyone.
– A woman from North Lincoln Avenue came to the police station at 10:11 p.m. Monday to report being harassed by a female known to her. She was told her options.
– A loud bang was reported at 9:50 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of Franklin, with residents outside reporting the noise sounded like a firework coming from a nearby alley. Nothing was heard, but a short time later, an officer returned after hearing additional fireworks. Nothing was found.
– Police were called at 9:21 p.m. Monday for an irate patient at Salem Community Hospital, spoke to staff and attempted to calm the man down. Officers assisted staff in restraining him.
– Police were called at 9:05 p.m. Monday to the 300 block of Sharp Avenue where a female homeowner said she’s in the middle of a divorce with her husband and they were arguing. Another woman who called police said the male kicked a bag containing a tarp and hit her in the leg. He was in the process of moving out and said nothing physical happened. All parties were told their options and to remain calm for the evening.
– Pamela Benner, 32, of 442 Washington Ave., was cited with a minor misdemeanor for dog at large after an officer on patrol at 8:21 p.m. Monday saw a dog at large in the front yard of a residence near the 300 block. He was familiar with the dog due to an earlier call in his shift about a dog at large when a warning tag had been left for the owner. The resident retrieved the dog from the neighbor’s yard and was cited for the dog at large charge.
– Police responded to Salem Community Hospital at the request of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office at 7:56 p.m. Monday to check for a man with an active warrant. He was located and an officer stood by with him until a deputy arrived.
– Loud music was reported at 7:44 p.m. Monday in the 1300 block of Cleveland Street where some adults were found consuming alcohol, but the music was not deemed loud enough to enforce the noise ordinance.
– A representative of Walmart, 2875 E. State St., came to the police station at 7 p.m. Monday to report a theft by a known male that occurred at the business. The case was related to an ongoing investigation being handled by another officer, so the new information was given to that officer for followup and additional charges.
– A representative of Walmart, 2875 E. State St., responded to the police station at 6:57 p.m. with surveillance video and written statements regarding a known woman trespassing at the business after previously being served with a trespass notice and told not to return to the business or any branch of the business. Information was gathered for charges of criminal trespass.
– A man in Centennial Park at 6:45 p.m. Monday showed officers several places in the park where there was fresh graffiti. Officers spoke with several witnesses who provided the name of a suspect, but the suspect could not be found. Information was forwarded to the juvenile officer.
– Police were called at 6:15 p.m. Monday to the area of West School Street for a crashed stolen vehicle described as a Dodge truck that the caller was standing beside. The areas of West and East School Street were checked, but neither the vehicle nor the caller were found.
– A man in the 1600 block of South Lincoln Avenue reported at 4:24 p.m. Monday that his adult son took one of his checks and cashed it without permission. He was told his options.
– Police were called at 3:26 p.m. Monday to the 900 block of North Ellsworth Avenue where a man reported someone forced entry into his garage without his permission and took a tool box.
– Kayla Clingerman, 26, and Cory Haueter, 26, both of North Lima, were each charged with domestic violence after police were called to a parking lot at North Ellsworth Avenue and Eighth Street at 3:18 p.m. Monday for a disturbance. The Ohio State Highway Patrol reported the incident after a trooper was flagged down by a motorist who reported a fight between a male and female with a white truck. The motorist left without leaving a name. Police learned the couple had an argument which elevated into a physical altercation and the trooper had to separate them, alleging they had been pushing each other and throwing punches at each other. They each refused medical attention, with nobody injured. Some needles and syringes were seen in the woman’s purse and she was charged with an additional count for possession of drug paraphernalia.
– Burger King employees requested at 2:10 a.m. Monday police stand by while they left the business because a suspicious man was walking around the parking lot.
– The Street Department requested at 6:34 a.m. Monday an officer stand by while they painted South Main Street.
– Someone reported at 7 a.m. Monday a man was laying on state Route 14 between state Routes 7 and 170. Police checked the area but did not see the man.
– Someone reported at 7:12 a.m. Monday two young boys with just pajama bottoms were walking on South Main Street. Police found the boys and took them to their home.
– A Boardman woman reported at 11:34 a.m. Monday a vehicle was vandalized while parked on Duquesne.
– A Pueblo Lane man reported at 6:12 p.m. Monday he was receiving harassing text messages from someone he knows.
– A New Castle, Pa., woman reported at 8 p.m. Monday she was having problems with her ex-husband regarding the return of their children.
– An East Washington Street woman reported at 9:27 p.m. Monday her children had problems with the neighbor children earlier in the day, and now the neighbor children’s father was threatening her and her husband. Police arrived and spoke with the children, who gave conflicting accounts, and both parties just wanted the other to stay from them, which they agreed to do.
– A man who was checking on a vehicle in the Family Recovery Center parking lot saw a syringe in a vehicle with four people inside at 8:11 p.m. Monday. Police spoke with the people in the vehicle, who denied having any syringe. They let the officer check the vehicle, and no drugs were found.
– Angie from Cherished Children day care reported someone was setting off fireworks near the building at 1 p.m. Monday.
GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT
– An Oakwood Street, Beloit, resident reported at 9:05 a.m. June 11 that she had been receiving unwanted Facebook messages from a woman she knows.
– Police responded to a Fifth Street, Beloit, residence at 7:32 p.m. June 12 where a woman reported her boyfriend and brother-in-law were arguing due to both being intoxicated.
– A Washingtonville Road resident reported at 7:40 p.m. June 13 that a vehicle dealership had contacted him regarding possibly purchasing a new vehicle and had his personal information.
– A 10000 block South Range Road resident reported at 3:04 a.m. June 15 that someone had stolen several heat guns that were used for welding plastics.
– Police responded to a burglary report in the 18000 block of Fifth Street, Beloit, at 3:37 p.m. June 16.
– Police responded to a theft report in the 17000 block of First Street, Beloit, at 4:30 p.m. June 16.
– Police responded to an assault report at the Sharon Lynn Girls Home at 8:49 p.m. June 16.
– Aaron J. Baker, 39, 10286 state Route 45, Salem, was arrested at 5:29 p.m. June 18 on an active warrant out of the Austintown Police Department.
– Police responded to the Beloit Village Park at 11:15 a.m. June 19 where someone had carved x’s through the names of donated plaques.
– Police responded to a breaking and entering report in the 17000 block of First Street, Beloit, at 4 p.m. June 19.
– Katrina G. Salyers, 18395 Fifth St., Beloit, was arrested at 1:15 p.m. June 20 on a bench warrant out of Mahoning County Court No. 3.
– A 5000 block Western Reserve Road resident reported at 4 p.m. June 20 that someone had poured maple syrup into the engines of three of his vehicles.
– Shirley J. Watkins, 82, 12205 Goshen Road, Salem, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in Goshen Township at 6:55 p.m. June 21 in which she was westbound on state Route 165 and allegedly swerved to miss another vehicle while pulling into the intersection at state Route 534, striking a stop sign. No injuries were reported.
– Police responded to the 10000 block of state Route 165 at 10 p.m. June 21 where a man reported someone had broken into his office and stolen a 30-inch flat screen television.
– Police responded to the Quaker City Motorsports Park at 3 a.m. June 22 where someone had driven through the secured east gate, causing $5,000 in damage.
– David G. McMurray, Austintown, was arrested for driving under suspension and drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop for loud exhaust.
– A Calla Road resident reported bad checks at 10:23 a.m. June 22.
– Police responded to the Sharon Lynn Girls Home at 9:21 p.m. June 22 where a juvenile female reported another female had struck her in the head following a verbal argument.
– Paula L. Shivers, 53, 1520 Quaker Lane, Salem, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in Goshen Township at 2:10 p.m. Sunday in which she was southwestbound in the 16000 block of state Route 14 and allegedly traveled off the west side of the roadway into a ditch. No injury was reported.
– A South Main Street resident reported at 4:42 a.m. Sunday neighbors were being loud. Police advised the residents of the complaint.
– A Seventh Street woman reported at 3:55 p.m. Sunday a vicious dog chased her into her house. Police warned the dog’s owner about allowing the dog to be at-large.
– Someone reported at 8:27 p.m. Sunday someone was possibly intoxicated and driving eastbound on state Route 14.
– A 17-year-old boy was cited for tobacco possession following a traffic stop on state Route 164 at 12:44 a.m. Saturday on state Route 164. He was also warned for equipment and curfew violation. His two passengers were also warned for curfew violation.
– A man reported at 2:12 a.m. Saturday he was in Circle K for an extended period of time waiting to pay for something and a clerk never came to the counter. Police found the clerk who said he had been in the back of the store.
– Someone reported at 2:23 a.m. Saturday an old door was lying on the sidewalk along Pittsburgh Street. Police checked the area for any vandalism.
– A Fairfield School Road man reported at 2:51 a.m. Saturday someone was knocking on his door. Police found an elderly man who appeared disoriented and took him to the hospital.
– A South Main resident reported at 1:10 p.m. Saturday someone was shooting off fireworks on the south end of town. Police checked and determined the sound was coming from outside the city.
– A North Main woman reported at 6:25 p.m. Saturday she smelled what may be marijuana in the area. Police checked the area but did not see or smell any marijuana.
– David Barnhart was arrested for criminal trespassing at 8:19 p.m. Saturday on South Main.
– A man reported at 9:29 p.m. Saturday there were fireworks going off in the area of West Park and Cross.
– A Richards Street woman reported at 10:18 p.m. Saturday her 10-year-old granddaughter went missing. Police discovered the child was with her mother.
– Amy Angel Fickes, 63, Columbiana-Canfield Road, was southbound on state Route 164 and attempting to turn into the McDonald’s parking lot and was struck by John E. Lundberg, 57, Brenda Lane. No citations were issued.
– Fernand Verner II was issued a solicitor’s permit at 12:39 p.m. Friday.
– Someone reported at 3:58 p.m. Friday someone was driving erratically southbound on state Route 46. Police found the vehicle and spoke with the driver who said they had just had their eyes dilated and having trouble seeing.
– A Fairfield Avenue resident reported at 2:55 p.m. Thursday someone was going inside a vacant home nearby. Police found a crew working for the bank who foreclosed on the home was making renovations.
– A Windjammer Drive man reported at 4:30 p.m. Thursday his ex-girlfriend showed up at his home at 2:40 a.m. with a baseball bat.
– Someone reported at 5:29 p.m. Thursday a group of girls were involved in a physical altercation at the Firestone Park pool. No charges were filed
– An officer on patrol saw an open garage door at the former R & S Drilling building on West Washington Street just before midnight Sunday. About the same time the officer noticed a man walking toward him but then turn south on South Market Street and west on Maple Street, except he began walking through alleys and yards. The officer caught up with the man, who said he was walking home after hanging out with his friends at Pondi’s restaurant. The officer found this odd because Pondi’s is closed on Sundays. The officer then returned to the R & S building and found no one inside and secured the door. He also advised the keyholder to contact the police department if anything was missing.
-Police were called to the Steel Trolley Diner at 11 p.m. Sunday in regard to a group of people causing problems, throwing food and cursing. Police arrived and detained Carol and Tracy Gilmore as they were attempting to leave. Both appeared intoxicated and police asked what was the problem, and Carol said Tracy likes to look at blondes. Diner staff said Carol threw food at their server and was swearing at customers. Carol ended up being charged with disorderly conduct/public intoxication.
-A fireworks complaint in the area of Lincoln Way and McKinley Avenue was received at 9 p.m. Sunday. Police checked the area but did not hear or see anyone setting off fireworks.
– Another resident also called at 9 p.m. Sunday about someone shooting off fireworks from the vicinity of Heim Sheet Metal on East Chestnut Street. Police came across two people setting off bottle rockets and they were advised to cease, which they did.
– Township police assisted Salem Police at 3:57 a.m. Monday on a warrant arrest in the township on Prospect Street. Christopher Bosworth was found in the township by Salem Police, transported by township officers and turned over to a deputy with the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office.
– Police were called at 1:02 a.m. Monday to the 1800 block of South Lincoln Avenue for a possible underage drinking party, but found the residence quiet. The homeowner said there was no party, with police finding no juveniles while checking the residence.
– Both township and Salem Police searched the area of State Street and Ellsworth Avenue at 6:11 p.m. Sunday searching for a vehicle after a township officer noticed the license plates were reported stolen. The vehicle was not found.
– Police responded to several complaints of an ATV driving on Andrew Avenue, but searched the area and did not find an ATV.
– Julia Cutlip, 23, of Canton, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and taken to the Columbiana County jail to await arraignment Monday after police became aware at 1:32 p.m. Sunday that she was being released from Salem Community Hospital. Police first encountered Cutlip after being flagged down by a West Perry Street resident at 10:42 a.m. Friday in reference to an unknown woman who entered the residence and ran off leaving behind a purse and clothing when confronted. She was found walking in the 400 block of Georgetown Road and identified as Cutlip, whom an officer said appeared to be having hallucinations and appeared to be under the influence of drugs. While waiting for an ambulance to transport her to the hospital, police located several items used for ingesting drugs of abuse. The report said police also located what appeared to be a white powder substance that field tested as possible heroin, cocaine and amphetamines. She was taken to the hospital with charges pending.
– A resident on East 11th Street reported at 10:39 a.m. Sunday that he was called by a male from Jamaica requesting personal information and when he refused, the male became upset and started yelling at him. The male caller called again while police were there and an officer spoke with him and told him not to contact the resident again or charges would be filed and the male caller hung up. The resident was told to contact his phone provider to have the number blocked.
– The Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office called at 3:24 a.m. Sunday and asked township police to make contact with a Goshen Road resident to see if he knew the location of his vehicle, which they found on state Route 534 in Berlin Township sitting in the middle of the road. The vehicle appeared wrecked. Police spoke with the man’s wife who said she didn’t know where he was and that he was not answering his cell phone. The information was passed on to the MCSO.
– Police were called at 12:02 a.m. Sunday to check on the well-being of a woman who had made statements that concerned the caller. She was found in the city and said she did not intend to harm herself.
– Township police and Salem Police responded to the end of Whinnery Road for a report at 8:52 p.m. Saturday of two people walking back into the field with long rifles. Officers found the weapons to be air soft guns and a BB gun. They were told they were on private property and to get permission to be there next time.
– Police were called to the area of South Lincoln Avenue at the railroad tracks for a report of a juvenile walking on the tracks at 8:27 p.m. Saturday. Township officers and Salem Police checked from South Lincoln Avenue to South Ellsworth Avenue with no one found.
– Township police responded to the area of Highland Avenue and Third Street at 3:05 p.m. Saturday to assist Salem Police in identifying a person, standing by until the issue was resolved.
– An officer on patrol at 1:06 a.m. Saturday saw an occupied vehicle at the intersection of Egypt Road and East Pine Lake Road. Neither occupant had a valid driver’s license and the registered owner responded to take charge of the vehicle.
– Police were called at 10:04 p.m. Friday to check the parking lot and employee entrance of Blossom Nursing Center for a man with a ball cap driving a black pickup who attempted to enter the business through an employee entrance twice. Police checked the area and spoke to an employee outside who said the incident occurred around 8 p.m. and police were not called until 10 p.m.
– Police were contacted by the Ohio State Highway Patrol at 9:55 p.m. Friday to check the area of Depot Road for a possible intoxicated driver traveling north in a white pickup from state Route 172. The vehicle was not located.
– Police were called at 5:13 p.m. Friday regarding a concerned citizen calling about a small juvenile who appeared to be in distress near the intersection of U.S. Route 62 and Country Club Lane. No child was found and neighbors were questioned with no results. Security at the Salem Country Club was checked, but had nothing to report.
– A caller at 2:47 p.m. Friday reported a reckless operator in a semi tractor trailer traveling west on West State Street and turning south onto state Route 45. The caller said the vehicle kept locking up the trailer brakes. The vehicle wasn’t found.
– A juvenile bicyclist was reported riding in and out of traffic on U.S. Route 62 from the parking lot of Redex at 2:38 p.m. Friday.
– Edward Scott, 66, of 67 Howard St., Columbiana, was cited for expired registration and no operator’s license after a traffic stop at noon Monday on South Union Avenue. An officer on patrol noticed a vehicle in a no parking zone on Washington Avenue, then saw the vehicle pull into the Century House parking lot and come back out onto Washington. The license plate appeared to be expired and the windshield cracked. After the traffic stop, it was confirmed the California license plate expired in 2004.
– Police were called at 4:10 a.m. Monday for a suspicious vehicle on South Madison Avenue. The vehicle was located unoccupied, the registration checked out and everything appeared normal.
– City police assisted Perry Township with a person who had an outstanding warrant from Columbiana County in the 900 block of Prospect Street at 3:55 a.m. Monday.
– An officer on patrol at 2:30 a.m. Monday saw a vehicle parked in Kelley Park on Prospect Street when the park was closed and made contact with the occupants, finding a passenger with an open container of alcohol. Christopher Bosworth, 26, of New Brighton, Pa., was cited for a minor misdemeanor for open container.
– Police were called at 1:35 a.m. Monday to Centennial Park for a report of possible damage to an archway in the park. The archway was checked and no damage was found.
– A resident in the 300 block of North Ellsworth Avenue reported at 10:33 p.m. Sunday that two males threw an egg at his front door and fled. One was described as tall and thin and officers checked the area, but did not find them. Some people on a porch told police they saw two people run through an alley, but didn’t know them.
– Police were called to the area of East Fourth Street and North Lincoln Avenue for a report of possible shots fired at 10:21 p.m. Sunday, but talked with multiple residents who were outside and said it sounded like fireworks coming from Sixth and Seventh streets. Officers noticed a smell of burnt sulfur in the air near Fifth, but could not locate the source.
– An officer was flagged down in the area of Highland Avenue and East State Street at 10:11 p.m. Sunday for a possible intoxicated woman walking in the road on Highland, but no one was found.
– Police were called at 7:57 p.m. Sunday to Briargate Apartments off of Southeast Boulevard for a neighbor dispute. People said they had an argument over the way their children play together. They were told to calm down and discuss the matter.
-A caller at 7:56 p.m. Sunday in the area of East State Street and Washington Avenue reported a suspicious man carrying a black bag. The caller said the man told him he found the bag which contained a bunch of video games. The man was located on East State Street and said the bag belonged to him and it contained a personal tool of his with attachments, which was confirmed by officers.
– An alarm was reported at 7:02 p.m. Sunday in the 1000 block of North Ellsworth Avenue for a closed business. The exterior was found secure.
– Officers searched at 6:16 p.m. Sunday for a black vehicle traveling north on Ellsworth Avenue which Perry Township Police officers said had a license plate which was reported stolen. The vehicle was not found.
– Police were called at 5:52 p.m. Sunday to Centennial Park near the ball fields/soccer field for a report of an ATV being ridden in the park. An officer spoke to a South Union Avenue resident with an ATV in the back yard and he said he was riding on his own property beside the park.
– An officer responded to South Ellsworth Avenue near Franklin Street for a report at 5:20 p.m. Sunday of an injured bird in the road. The bird appeared to be fine but would not fly away, so the officer moved the bird to some landscaping off of the road.
– An officer on patrol at 5:17 p.m. Sunday saw a vehicle being operated recklessly in the 2000 block of East State Street and then located the vehicle in the emergency department parking lot at Salem Community Hospital, learning there had been a medical emergency.
– A wallet was found in Centennial Park near the pool at 4:46 p.m. Sunday and taken to the police station where the owner retrieved it.
– Police responded at 4:05 p.m. Sunday to the 100 block of Woodland Avenue for the theft of a canine. Upon arrival, the resident said a family member had just brought the dog back. The family member said the dog had been outside so she took it. She was told she’s not allowed to take someone else’s property and to leave since she didn’t live there.
– Police were called at 3:25 p.m. Sunday to the 500 block of East Fourth Street where the keys were locked inside a vehicle with a child inside. Officers gained entry without incident.
-City police assisted Perry Township Police while they took an adult female into custody at Salem Community Hospital at 1:12 p.m. Sunday.
– Police responded at 12:51 p.m. Sunday to Salem Community Hospital for a report of a combative patient. An officer spoke with the patient and told him of the consequences should his behavior continue.
– Robert L. Harmony, 45, of 383 1/2 E. Fourth St., was charged with felony domestic violence and taken to the Columbiana County jail after police were called to his residence for a domestic at 12:17 p.m. Sunday. He was found to be the primary aggressor and the charge was elevated to a felony due to a prior domestic violence offense.
-Vickie Cable, of the 400 block of Sharp Ave., reported at 11:54 a.m. Sunday that someone unknown cut several branches off of a tree in her back yard.
– Police were called at 8:46 a.m. Sunday to the 500 block of East Perry Street for a domestic and found a couple in their home laughing and having a water fight. No violence occurred and they were both very happy.
– Officers working an extra detail at a club at 188 Railroad St. at 1:38 a.m. Sunday made contact with two suspicious people and found an outstanding warrant for James L. Nelson, 25, of 825 McKenna Ave., East Liverpool, for failure to appear on a traffic offense. He was taken into custody. A 16-year-old boy from East Liverpool was taken into custody for an unruly offense. He was released to his mother.
– Officers on patrol late Saturday night and early Sunday in the 100 block of Railroad Street saw a group of people with open containers and issued citations to four people. The people cited included Brennan and Raena McKinney, both 21, of 782 S. Lincoln Ave., Bruce Merryman, 22, of 47 W. Wilson St., and Mahmood Abood, 22, of Uniontown.
– A barking dog was reported at 12:25 a.m. Sunday in the 900 block of West Ninth Street with the owner contacted. The dog was taken indoors for the night.
– No citations were issued after a vehicle/bicycle accident at 11:41 p.m. Saturday in the 600 block of Ohio Avenue. According to the report, Kevin Bell, 25, of 290 Ohio Ave., was riding his bicycle south on Ohio Avenue when a vehicle attempted to pull into a driveway, striking him and knocking him to the ground, damaging his bicycle. The report noted that the bicycle did not have any of the required lighted lights for a bicycle on the road at night and did not have front or rear reflectors. Bell suffered a minor injury to the palm of his hand and refused transport to the hospital. The driver of the vehicle, Shawn Shasteen, 37, of Ohio Avenue, said he did not see the bicycle, noting it had no lights. His vehicle sustained a minor scuff mark to the front bumper.
– A possible intoxicated driver was reported at 11:32 p.m. Saturday on East State Street in a gray Ford F-150 last seen pulling into the Circle K East parking lot. Officers saw the vehicle pull out of the lot and followed it for several blocks until it pulled into a driveway, with no violations observed.
– An intoxicated man was reported walking in the road on East Fourth Street at 11:15 p.m. Saturday, but was not found.
– Police responded to the rear of Salem Tire Service on East State Street at 10:54 p.m. Saturday for the rear overhead door being open. Two men were inside the garage working on a vehicle and the owner stopped by and said they had permission to be there.
– Mauricio Pachero Lopez, of 944 E. Fourth St., was cited for no operator’s license and no headlights after a traffic stop at 10:38 p.m. Saturday.
– Police were called to the area of Penn Avenue and Walnut Street at 10:18 p.m. Saturday for a suspicious vehicle, but none was found. A resident said the vehicle had left and that a female on foot and a man on a bicycle had also left. Two females were approached and said they were not involved.
– A woman in the 300 block of Rose Avenue reported at 9:13 p.m. Saturday that she was receiving unwanted calls and texts from her ex-boyfriend. She was told her options after asking about a protection order. The man was contacted and told to cease contact with her.
– Police were called at 8:49 p.m. Saturday to Whinnery Road and Fairview Avenue for two people who appeared to be concealing rifles while walking into a field at the deadend of Whinnery Road. An adult male and a juvenile male were found with pellet guns in a field in Perry Township. Township police also responded and told them not to return. They were also told about the law against discharging firearms in the city.
– Norfolk Southern called city police and Perry Township police at 8:27 p.m. to the area of South Ellsworth Avenue and South Lincoln Avenue at the railroad tracks for a man standing on the tracks. No one was found.
– Loud persons were reported in the 1200 block of Carole Drive at 7:34 p.m. Saturday, but no one was found.
– An anonymous caller at 3:49 p.m. Saturday reported someone unknown damaged several solar lights in her driveway in the 1500 block of Cleveland Street.
– A driver identified as John Doe was charged with obstructing official business, a turn signal violation and failure to provide a license after a traffic stop at 1:55 p.m. Saturday in the 300 block of Highland Avenue. The driver gave no identification and no information to correctly or accurately identify himself. He was detained and charged as John Doe. Two different names the driver provided could not be confirmed. He was taken to the Columbiana County jail with no bond until he sees a judge and can provide satisfactory identification.
– Someone reported at 1:25 p.m. Saturday a domestic was occurring on Sherman Street. Police went to the home and learned the occupants were in a verbal disagreement and had already resolved the issue.
– A woman reported at 12:26 p.m. Sunday her neighbor was illegally parking in a handicap space in front of her home and was blocking the driveway.
– A man reported at 12:39 p.m. Sunday an elderly woman who appeared disoriented was trying to hitch hike in front of the Valley View gas station and he was concerned she was going to be hit by a vehicle.
– Scott Rudder, West Lincoln Way, reported at 1:25 a.m. Sunday his neighbor asked him for a plunger and became irate when he refused to give him one. Police went to the home and told the man if he did not have a plunger he should contact his landlord. Police then helped the man turn off the water to the toilet to stop it from overflowing onto the floor.