POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– Chad C. Dotson, 7384 Spillway Road, Lisbon, and Nicole M. Linger, 182 Washington Ave., Salem, were charged with theft after an officer responded to an East State Street grocery store at 1:43 p.m. Saturday where the two reportedly attempted to remove a shopping cart with $286.91 worth of groceries from the store without paying. They both fled on foot; Dotson was found on Park Avenue near East State Street and Linger turned herself in on Sunday morning.

– Officers responded to the Maple Street parking lot at Centennial Park at 5:33 p.m. Saturday where a West Pine Lake Road resident reported someone had struck the rear of her vehicle, possibly with another vehicle, shattering the rear window. She also reported that it appeared someone had tampering with stereo equipment through the broken window, but was unable to remove anything.

– Jeremaine N. Lewis, 27, 146 Sherman St., Lisbon, was cited for open container following a traffic stop on Franklin Avenue at 2:50 a.m. Sunday.

– Officers responded to the 400 block of East Eighth Street at 3:25 a.m. Sunday where a state Route 9 resident reported someone earlier that night had slashed a tire on his vehicle.

– An officer responded to the St. Paul School parking lot at 4:55 a.m. Sunday where a woman reported being harassed by her ex-boyfriend who always shows up in the parking lot when she is picking up papers for delivery. The ex-boyfriend was warned to leave the woman alone.

– Michael P. Souers, 26, 760 E. Pershing St., Salem, was arrested at his home at 10:33 a.m. Sunday on an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office for failure to appear.

– Police responded to an East Pershing Street home at 11:12 a.m. Sunday where a resident reported her neighbors had had a party the previous night and now there was a glass pipe on a lawn table near their fire pit. An officer confiscated the drug paraphernalia, but no one was home at the time.

– An officer responded to a Newgarden Avenue home at 2:30 p.m. Sunday where a resident reported his juvenile daughter had been choked by his neighbor while they were wrestling around. The neighbor was warned not to return to the home.

COLUMBIANA

– Pat Vernon, Aberdeen Court, reported at 8:33 a.m. Saturday a vehicle hit his mailbox.

– Police were called to the high school at 11:54 a.m. Saturday of a green van parked in a handicap parking spot without a tag. Officers spotted the owner and told her to move it.

– Darrel Brothers, Parkview Drive, told police at 3:25 p.m. Saturday that someone tried to intentionally hit head-on on Parkview Drive.

– A child was reported skateboarding in the middle of the road near West Friend and Vine at 4:41 p.m. Saturday.

– Police were called to the Compco lot on South West Road at 8:54 p.m. Saturday in regard to kids in a green car playing the radio very loudly. The car was gone upon arrival.

– Nathan Carpenter, North Elm Street, called police at 9:15 p.m. Saturday after a verbal dispute while his girlfriend left his house.

– Police were called to the library area at 11:12 p.m. Saturday after a neighbor heard what sounded like fireworks coming from that area.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– Jakob D. Bell, 23, 29204 Campbell Road, Hanoverton, was cited for drug paraphernalia and arrested on an active warrant out of the Minerva Police Department following a verbal altercation with another man in the area of North Broadway Avenue and East Second Street at 2:57 p.m. Friday.

– A Lisbon resident reported at 4:53 p.m. Friday that several months ago, while living at a Vine Avenue residence, his roommate took his four wheeler to be fixed in Lisbon then sold it without his permission. The resident was told to contact the sheriff’s office, and that the incident was not a theft in the city since he let his roommate take the vehicle to be fixed.

– Officers responded to a domestic disturbance between a husband and wife in the 1100 block of East Third Street at 4:57 p.m. Friday.

– Craig S. Brunner Jr., 30, last of 809 E. Sixth St., Salem, was arrested on an active warrant out of the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office after police responded to a suspicious person report in the 2500 block of East State Street at 5 p.m. Friday.

– Justin O. Smith, 29, 973 W. State St., Salem, was cited for assured clear distance ahead, driving under suspension and leaving the scene of a crash after allegedly striking the rear of an eastbound vehicle driven by Ryan S. Boyce, Lisbon, in the 500 block of East State Street at 5:07 p.m. Friday. Boyce reported that Smith struck his vehicle then fled into Perry Township before breaking down.

– Officers responded to the area of Sharp Avenue and Prospect Street at 8:38 p.m. Friday for a report of an explosion. People in the area said the explosion came from an object thrown out of a passing vehicle.

– Mark A. Conroy, 44, 1207 Aetna St., Salem, was cited for possession of marijuana after police responded to an East Third Street home at 3:46 a.m. Saturday where he was found sleeping on the front porch. It was determined that he had permission to be there, but was found to have a bag of marijuana in his possessions.

– A Franklin Avenue resident reported at 4:54 a.m. Saturday that a man she knew took a handbag she used to deliver papers.

– Mathew A. Bays, 26, and Alyssa R. Sluter, 22, both of 459 Newgarden Ave., Salem, were arrested for domestic violence after police responded to an East Perry Street home at 12:09 p.m. Saturday where numerous people reported they had had a verbal dispute that escalated to a physical altercation.

COLUMBIANA

– Police were called to a Spruce Street house at 12:06 a.m. Friday after a man from Dallas, Texas had not heard from his friend since the day before. The friend was okay.

– Police were called to West Salem Street at 9:27 a.m. Friday after Crestview Schools reported that a car passed a bus which was discharging a student. An officer will contact the driver, who has done this in the past.

– Police were called to Lynn’s Mobile Manor, Columbiana, at 12:13 p.m. Friday regarding a vehicle that was parked past the deadline date that it was told to be moved.

– Billie Jo Hartman, Rogers, was driving east on state Route 14 at 1:54 p.m. Friday when she was struck by Krista Jackson, Lisbon, who had the right-of-way after Hartman reportedly went through a red light. Hartman was cited for failure to obey traffic control devices.

– Police were called to Blueberry Drive at 3 p.m. Friday after high school kids ignored the stop on the way to the football field.

– Police were called to the 7&14 Lot at 4:12 p.m. Friday regarding a vehicle parked at the lot for several days. The owner of the car was reached and said he would move the vehicle that evening.

– Anita Smith, Herbster Street, called police at 6:53 p.m. Friday regarding harassment from an acquaintance.

– Police were called the intersection of state Route 14 and East Park Avenue at 6:53 p.m. Friday for a traffic crash with injuries. Names were not released.

– Police were called to the Dairy Queen at East Park Avenue at 7:39 p.m. Friday after a car, belonging to Ashlie Gibson, Lisbon, had been parked for three hours, unoccupied with the door open and a child seat and backpack inside. Gibson said she was in the parade.

– Shonja Ambrocio, Columbiana, was digging for her wallet in her car in the drive through of Arby’s, state Route 14, Columbiana, at 8:29 p.m. Friday when her foot slipped off the brake and strike Denise Burmeister, Medina, in the back.

– Columbiana Police and Ohio State Highway Patrol were advised at 10:30 p.m. Friday of a possible reckless driver in a white Buick SUV driving north on state Route 344.

– Patricia Edgell, North Middle Street, Columbiana, contacted police at 11:16 p.m. Friday after a verbal dispute with Corey Rabquer, who was reportedly out of control. Rabquer was escorted from the property and given a criminal trespass warning not to return to the property or call.

POLICE REPORTS

COLUMBIANA

– Police responded to a domestic dispute at a Hawkins Lane home at 7:45 a.m. Thursday. No charges were filed.

– Lisa Snow, North Elm Street, reported at 8:33 a.m. Thursday a tree fell on her car.

– Crystal Boggs, Fairfield Avenue, reported at 10:38 a.m. Thursday a car backing out of a Fairfield Avenue home struck her but the driver did not stop to get her information.

– Police stood by at a North Elm Street home while the utilities were being shut off for non-payment at 1 p.m. Thursday.

– Dan Lockard reported at 3 p.m. Thursday people were yelling at the Marathon gas station behind the police department. Police checked the lot with employees who said there were no problems there.

– Leslie Costal, Salem, was southbound on South Elm Street at 3:50 p.m. Thursday and Christopher Ramm, Columbiana, was northbound and swerved to miss another vehicle and struck Costal. Ramm was cited for failure to control.

– A man reported at 5:54 p.m. Thursday glass was on North Main Street near Newton’s Station.

– A Quik Mart Marathon employee reported at 8:41 p.m. Thursday they found a baggie with white powder in it.

SALEM

– A Walmart employee reported a domestic situation in the photo department at 3:02 a.m. Friday. The girlfriend was in the bathroom refusing to come out and the boyfriend was sitting on a bench just outside waiting for her. The girlfriend told police there was no violence, she just wanted to get in her car and leave without him. Police escorted her outside and explained how to obtain a protection order. He was asked to leave the parking lot.

– An intoxicated driver was reported at 12:30 a.m. Friday on Allen Road and the Salem Parkway. Before police arrived, the vehicle pulled into a home and could not be located.

– A West Wilson Street woman reported at 4:28 a.m. Friday a man was knocking on her front and back doors. He also reportedly was looking in vehicle windows. Police found the man in the bed of a pickup owned by one of the residents there. She was familiar with him, but wanted him to leave the property. He was sent away.

– An Aetna Street woman reported at 2:40 p.m. Thursday she had someone she knows pick up two prescriptions for her on Wednesday, but she has been unable to reach the person and has not received the prescriptions yet.

– An East Fourth Street man reported at 2:59 p.m. Thursday there was a fight in the 1000 block of his street between some boys. The fight ended before police arrived, but they spoke to the boys involved. The matter will be handled by the juvenile officer or the school.

– A backpack was reported at Stadium Chevrolet at 9:47 a.m. Thursday. The bag was found to contain old clothing items, soiled and mildewed. The bag and the contents were thrown away.

– Bryan J. Fuller, West Pershing Street, reported Thursday sometime between 5 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. someone entered his property and took an old air conditioning unit and a transfer case he had just taken out of his grandfather’s truck.

– A Franklin Street woman reported at 11:41 a.m. Thursday a suspicious man came onto her porch and pounded on the door. Her dogs scared him away. He was reportedly climbing the hill to Sparkle, carrying a case of beer and wearing black sweatpants with a stripe down the sides. Police did not find him.

– Jean Martinelli, South Union Avenue, reported at 12:51 p.m. Thursday her plate was missing from the front of her vehicle.

– A suspicious pickup, beaten up with a broken windshield and a dealer plate, was reported at 7:50 a.m. Thursday sitting on Brooklyn Avenue facing southbound on the north side of Third Street. The man in the vehicle told police he worked for a recovery company and was waiting for a tow truck to assist him in repossessing a vehicle for a local bank.

LISBON

-Mary Ann Gray of Gray Kodrich reported at 9:13 a.m. Thursday there was a truck blocking the alley behind the county courthouse. An officer went inside the courthouse and asked security to have the owner move it.

POLICE REPORTS

COLUMBIANA

– A man reported at 8:23 a.m. Wednesday a man in a green jacket appeared to be trying to get into Grace Church on South Main Street. Police found the man was there for property maintenance and trying to water the outdoor plants.

– A woman reported at 9:38 a.m. Wednesday a person driving a large flatbed trailer was trying to back up at the corner of South Middle Street and the last time this happened, everyone had yard damage. Police watched the truck, and it did not cause any damage.

PERRY TWP.

– A Kent State University Salem branch security officer contacted police at 4:44 p.m. Wednesday to request how to obtain information about a student who claimed to have made police reports in reference to allegations of threats made against the student while in Perry Township. He was told how to submit a public records request.

– Police were called at 4:20 p.m. Wednesday for a suspicious person soliciting on Beechwood Road. The resident requested some identification from the solicitor and asked a few questions and did not get a satisfactory response about the company or the solicitor. The person was located on Beechwood and identified, with no warrants found. The company can be checked online for complaints received. Police told the resident buyer beware.

– Police were called at 1:54 p.m. Wednesday to the 1100 block of Highland Avenue for a man going door-to-door selling books. He apparently had an altercation in the city while attempting to sell his magazines and Salem officers were looking for him. The man was found and identified as a 23-year-old from Alabama. He was told about the complaint.

SALEM

– Alyssa Sluter, 22, of 549 Newgarden Ave., was taken into custody at her residence at 1:17 a.m. Thursday on an warrant for failure to appear on a driving under suspension charge.

– A reckless white vehicle was reported at 9:07 p.m. Wednesday in the area of Rose and Vine avenues, but was not found.

– A man was reported trespassing on Continental Drive at 8 p.m. Wednesday. The man was found to be a resident of Courtyard out for a walk. With the caller concerned for his safety, he was transported back to Courtyard by police.

– A car title was found on Franklin Avenue at 7:01 p.m. Wednesday, with the owner notified to pick it up.

– Police responded to several calls Wednesday afternoon regarding solicitors, who are required to secure a permit from city hall before going door-to-door. A female had been reported on Hickory Lane at 4:08 p.m., but was not found. At 1:54 p.m., people in a blue Ford truck were reported soliciting to seal driveways on Southeast Boulevard. They were told they would be cited if they didn’t get a permit. Solicitors were also reported on East Ninth Street and found on 11th Street at 1:26 p.m., with Perry Township notified. One was found on Highland Avenue who said he was asking for voters to be number one. He said his boss told him this city didn’t require a solicitor’s permit. He was corrected on that and said they were dropped off and he couldn’t contact anyone because he had no phone. He also wanted to explain his side of the story regarding a male who became irate with him and that he did swear at him and call him a name. He was told he would be cited if he continued. An officer spoke to the male resident who said he was upset over how the man treated him and then went to the neighbor’s and was staring in their garage.

– At 11:17 a.m. Wednesday, police were called to the 1300 block of East Third Street for a black male with a baseball cap on backwards and a brown leather jacket going door-to-door asking for money. A woman said when she refused to give any money, he said it was a racial thing. Officers did not find him.

– An anonymous caller at 3:07 p.m. Wednesday reported a man with an open container in a blue Dodge truck in a parking lot in the 100 block of South Lincoln Avenue. The open container was root beer.

– The fire department requested an officer respond at 2:53 p.m. Wednesday for an open burning violation on Cedar Street. A man was found burning bushes in a burn pit and said the property owner gave him permission. The fire department told him it was illegal. He put the fire out with a garden hose.

– Barking dogs were reported at 2:13 p.m. Wednesday on West 14th Street. An officer attempted to contact the homeowner, but no one was home.

– A woman from a store in the 500 block of East State Street reported at 1:18 p.m. Wednesday that two females were trying to steal several clothing items. She got some of the items back, but was unsure how many items were taken. The females had left.

– A man on West Fourth Street reported at 1:09 p.m. Wednesday that he was being harassed by a male known to him in the 1100 block of East State Street where the other male pulled into the lot, blocking him in. He reportedly made statements that he was going to have him lose his job. He wanted it documented due to ongoing harassment.

– Wanda Clark, of Buck Road, Alliance, reported at 12:43 p.m. Wednesday that a 2003 Dodge parked in the lot behind Randy’s Barber Shop was damaged. The glass was cracked on the windshield, the door was scratched and there were scratches on the roof. It appeared someone tried to pry open the door.

– A woman at a business in the Eastgate Plaza on East State Street reported at 12:42 p.m. Wednesday that a customer became upset over a discrepancy with the expiration date of the tanning package he purchased. He made a statement about getting his money back one way or another.

-A suspicious person was reported at 9:56 a.m. Wednesday on Salem-Unity Road. No one was seen around and it was determined to be outside the city limits. Goshen Township was notified.

– Suspicious vehicles were reported at 9:53 a.m. Wednesday in Centennial Park, but left before police arrived.

– A man in the 300 block of West Fifth Street reported at 9:46 a.m. Wednesday that he walked across the street to his friend’s house and found a large machete knife in the yard. He and his friend both believe the machete was left there by a local male juvenile. An officer took the object, with the matter turned over to the juvenile officer.

LISBON

– A West Pine Street woman reported at 9:40 p.m. Wednesday her son’s car was vandalized while parked at football practice.

– The manager at Smith Oil reported Sept. 22 they had a customer purchase a gasoline a week ago but the person has yet to return to pay despite efforts to contact the person. The officer told the manager not to let anyone get gas without paying.

POLICE REPORTS

COLUMBIANA

– A South Vine Street man reported at 12:34 p.m. Tuesday two potted mums were missing from his mother’s grave.

– Police found a rock thrown through a window of a building on East Railroad Street at 7:26 a.m. Tuesday.

– Someone reported at 8:32 a.m. Tuesday two cars were parked in the lot of the Methodist Church while it was being paved and they needed to be moved.

– A Union Street resident requested extra police patrols there at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

– Douglas Sage, National Heat Exchange plant manager, reported at 7:25 p.m. Tuesday a truck driver was supposed to take a load but it appeared he was doing drugs and he did not want the load released to him. Police found the driver was not doing drugs.

– A Sparkle manager reported at 7:34 p.m. Tuesday a payroll check was found in the store.

LISBON

– A resident reported at 4:27 p.m. Tuesday seeing a man climbing through the window of a home on South Lincoln Avenue, while another man stood outside. Police arrived and determined the two men lived at the home, but there was an arrest warrant for one of them – 21-year-old Bryan Veglia – who was taken to the county jail.

– Stacie Gough, 36, of Lisbon, was cited after she pulled in front of a vehicle driven by Donald G. Retzer, 65, of Jacksonville, Fla., resulting in an accident at the intersection of West Lincoln Way and South Lincoln at 11:52 a.m. Saturday.

– Chris Elsass reported Tuesday his tenant took the refrigerator with her when she moved out of his rental property on West Chestnut Street. The tenant, Kim Mutersbaugh, said she purchased the refrigerator when the other one broke and Elsass did not get it fixed. The parties were advised this was a civil matter.

– Keith M. House, 27, North Street, was charged with assault and obstructing police business for allegedly punching Megan Morrow in the face about 8 p.m. Friday and then providing the investigating officer with a false name of a suspect involved in the incident. Also charged with obstructing police business out of the same incident were Melissa Gentry, 34, Cross Street, and Daniel Desellem, 26, Green Street, both of whom were accused of providing a false name of the suspect. The arrests arose out of an incident that began after House made an inappropriate comment to a 12-year-old girl while she was walking down the street. The girl was in the company of Morrow’s niece at the time of the alleged encounter with House.

SALEM

– Police responded to a residential alarm at 8:29 a.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of Franklin Street, checked the exterior and all appeared okay. The garage door was found open and all appeared okay.

– A woman in the 500 block of Franklin Street reported at 11:25 p.m. Tuesday that a suspicious vehicle stopped in front of her house and drove past several minutes. The vehicle was described as a black Ford Ranger with front-end damage.

– A suspicious female in a wheelchair scooter was reported at 11:10 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Franklin and Southeast Boulevard, but could not be found.

– A parking ticket was issued at 10:17 p.m. Tuesday for a vehicle parked 24 inches from the curb in the 100 block of West Seventh Street.

– A woman on Cleveland Street called at 10:10 p.m. Tuesday to report a suspicious male at her residence described as wearing dirty clothes. She said he was selling magazines, but asked a lot of personal questions. She wanted the incident documented.

– A woman in the 400 block of North Ellsworth Avenue reported at 9:41 p.m. Tuesday that a man with dark hair looked in her kitchen window, then ran across the street. Police could not find him.

– A woman in the 400 block of Franklin Street called at 3:50 p.m. Tuesday regarding an issue with her landlord. The landlord said he just wanted tools left at the apartment because he’s in the process of working on another building. She said he could get his tools but expressed concern over him just showing up and wanting inside. The issue was resolved.

– Police were called at 2:32 p.m. Tuesday to an East School Street property where a man with a West Pershing Street address reported harassment. He said he’s to have no contact with a certain male in reference to an ongoing criminal matter and the male continuously drives by his house every day several times a day in an attempt to cause a problem. An officer spoke with a family member of the male and told her he needs to cease his actions. At 2:01 p.m., the same man reported he was approached on East School Street by a male who claimed to be looking for his missing daughter. The man reported seeing a firearm with the male and when asked about it, he claimed the male told him he would shoot the person he found with his daughter. An officer later spoke to the male who denied ever having a firearm. He was advised to contact police for continued assistance and not take the law into his own hands. The chief of police confirmed that no weapon was found.

– A residential alarm was reported at 1:38 p.m. Tuesday in the 1400 block of North Lincoln Avenue, with the exterior found secure.

– Police were called at 12:54 p.m. Tuesday to the 400 block of Hawley Avenue for a man sleeping in the driver’s seat of a vehicle. Officers made contact with an elderly gentleman who admitted he fell asleep while parked in front of his residence. He said he was okay and went back inside.

– A dog was reported at large in the Merle Road area at 12:46 p.m. Tuesday when a resident reported his neighbor behind him lets his dogs out and they get over the fence and come into his yard. He went to the neighbor’s residence and found no one home. An officer went to the back yard and saw a dog in the man’s yard run back to the fence and jump over back into its own yard. A warning tag was left for the homeowner.

– Michiko Dickey, 80, of South Lincoln Avenue, was cited for failure to yield after pulling from Woodland and trying to turn onto Pershing Street, colliding with a westbound vehicle on Pershing driven by Geraldine Huprich, 72, of Slater Road, at 12:03 p.m. Tuesday. No injuries were reported.

PERRY TWP.

– A Hampton Place resident reported at 5:05 p.m. Tuesday that a relative in Florida is threatening her over text messages due to an ongoing custody issue. She wanted a report on file.

– A resident in the 1200 block of Elberon Avenue called at 4:52 p.m. Tuesday to report a man walking door-to-door selling magazines and being rude. Police made contact with the man who said he had no issues with anyone and would leave the area.

– Police responded to the 1700 block of North Lincoln Avenue for a report at 3:33 p.m. Tuesday of an unknown person breaking a back door window and entering a residence being renovated. Items were removed from the basement.

– Patricia Lottman, of the 1200 block of West Perry Street, called at 2:42 p.m. Tuesday to report her mailbox destroyed on Sept. 20. This was the second time in the past couple of weeks.

– During a traffic stop at 9:54 p.m. Monday on North Ellsworth Avenue at Springdale Street for an equipment violation, police gained consent to search the vehicle and found three suspected narcotics pipes and arrested all three people inside the vehicle for various charges. The driver, Kimberly Brady, 40, of North Ellsworth Avenue, Salem, was cited for faulty exhaust and falsification. Michael Koval, 33, of Youngstown, was charged with falsification and taken into custody on a warrant out of Mahoning County for failure to appear. Ronald Helle Jr., 27, of North Ellsworth Avenue, Salem, was charged with three counts of possession of drug abuse instruments. All three were taken to the Columbiana County jail.

GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT

– Police investigated a report of criminal trespassing at the railroad crossing over state Route 14 near Duck Creek Road at 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

– An employee at the Sharon Lynn Girls Home reported that when he and the clients returned to the facility at 6:10 p.m. Saturday that they heard a door shut at the rear of the home and that half the lights would not turn on.

– A state Route 534 resident reported at 7:49 p.m. Saturday seeing two all-terrain vehicles traveling across her property near a cornfield.

– Police responded to a domestic dispute at a Calla Road home at 9:38 p.m. Saturday and found it to be a verbal argument between a mother and daughter.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– A caller at 10:17 a.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of East Seventh Street reported an older model Cadillac had been parked on the street for a month without being moved. The owner was contacted and said the car would be moved when her husband came home from work.

– Jacob Miller, of the 200 block of Washington Avenue, reported at 10:11 a.m. Tuesday that sometime overnight someone broke a window on the front of his house. The screen was also damaged.

– Officers were called at 10:06 a.m. Tuesday to the 200 block of Washington Avenue where a woman reported she and her husband were up at 6:30 a.m. and heard an argument going on outside. They found it was the newspaper delivery people again and the male was shoving the female around. No complaint was filed with police by the female and there was no call from any other paper carriers regarding a domestic. The woman said the male left and the female continued on her way pulling her trash can with papers in it. The woman planned to call the newspaper about it and said it was an ongoing problem. She was told the department was well aware of them and a report would be made.

– Amanda Smith, of the 700 block of East Pershing Street, reported at 9:22 a.m. Tuesday that sometime overnight someone flattened two tires on the driver side of her vehicle. Upon further inspection of the tires, no cuts could be found. An officer obtained a valve stem tool from a local tire shop and discovered the valve stem cores were loose. They were tightened and air was put in the tires, appearing to correct the problem.

– A man in the 2300 block of Southeast Boulevard reported at 9:36 p.m. Monday that someone has been leaving letters on his door that he feels are threatening. An officer attempted to read a letter, but could not make anything out that was scribbled on the paper as being threatening. The man felt it was a downstairs tenant. He was told his options. Contact was attempted with the downstairs tenant, but no one answered the door.

– Joshua McFarland, 21, of 1344 N. Ellsworth Ave., was charged with persistent disorderly conduct after police were called for a man down at 9:21 p.m. Monday on North Howard Avenue near a laundromat. He was found sitting on the ground slumped forward with a pizza box nearby that appeared to have been dropped, about 6 feet from the door. There was a strong odor of alcoholic beverage. About an hour earlier at 8:27 p.m., he had been found intoxicated on West School Street with a full unopened bottle of liquor and was told to go straight home. A School Street resident had said he showed up uninvited and she did not want him on the property. He was told to go home and did not appear so intoxicated that he could not safely walk home. According to the later report, he apparently bought a pizza at Broadway Plaza instead of walking home and walked to the laundromat where he was found passed out by a customer taking laundry to her vehicle. He was taken to the Columbiana County jail pending a court appearance.

– Police responded to a possible dispute reported at 8:47 p.m. Monday at the entrance to Centennial Park on Pershing Street. An adult male and a female juvenile said they had an argument, but everything was fine. They were told to leave the park for the evening and remain calm. No physical violence was reported.

– Police were called at 7:13 p.m. Monday to the 400 block of North Ellsworth Avenue for a person to be removed. A resident told police a man known to them stopped in his vehicle on the road and started talking to them about his juvenile daughter. No threats were made. The people did not want him on their property or to have any contact with them. He was told to have no contact with anyone at the residence.

– David Crom, of Stewart Road, reported at 6:10 p.m. Monday that he was inside Smith Oil on East State Street with his family and heard a loud bang outside the store. He went outside and saw three young juvenile males across the parking lot laughing. He noticed the tire on his daughter’s bike was flat. No damage could be found to the tire and he did not see the juveniles do the damage. They could not be found.

– Police were called at 6:04 p.m. Monday to East Fifth Street and West School Street for two males consuming an open container of alcoholic beverage. They could not be found.

– A tenant in the 200 block of North Lincoln Avenue reported at 5:40 p.m. Monday that she asked her boyfriend to get out on Sunday after a domestic and when he came back to gather some items Monday, she left and he was still on the porch. When she came home 15 minutes later, she discovered he forced entry into the apartment, damaging the door and a wall, dumping trash into the shower and damaging shrubs outside. He fled when she said she was calling the police. She was told to contact her landlord about the damage and tell them to contact police if they want to pursue the matter. She also said her ex-boyfriend was posting derogatory statements about her on a social media website which were not true. She was told that would be a civil matter unless the messages are threatening or sent to her directly as a means of harassment. Police searched the area, but could not find the boyfriend.

– An anonymous caller at 5:30 p.m. Monday reported a juvenile playing on the sewer drain in the 1100 block of East Sixth Street. Police found a boy standing in the grass next to the drain who said he was waiting for a ride after football practice. He was told to stay away from the sewer drain.

– Several people were reported yelling at one another in the 1600 block of East State Street at 4:11 p.m. Monday. A resident on Fair Avenue said he had a brief verbal dispute with a co-worker, but everything was resolved and the other person left.

– A disturbance was reported at 3:10 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of North Ellsworth Avenue where the father of a 14-year-old girl showed up at a house looking for her and an argument with the homeowner resulted. Officers were unable to locate her. Her parents came to the station to file a report on her later at 3:18 p.m., saying she went to school, but never came home. She was entered into the law enforcement data base as a missing/runaway juvenile.

– Police were called at 2:42 p.m. Monday to Giant Eagle, 2401 E. State St., for a shoplifter. The suspect fled the scene before officers arrived, but the report said the person will be prosecuted when identified.

– Tanya Hall, of Hawley Avenue, reported at 2:29 p.m. Monday that she found damage to the passenger side of her vehicle.

COLUMBIANA

– A man reported at 1:36 p.m. Monday his neighbor on East Friend Street has not been mowing his back yard.

– A woman reported at 1:54 p.m. Monday her neighbors found out she was the reason they are being evicted and she found her garbage can in the middle of the yard and trash dumped all over, including at her door.

– Lawrence McLaughlin, Columbiana, was westbound on state Route 14 at 2:11 p.m. Monday and was struck by Nancy Fediaczko, Salem, who was attempting to enter the road and failed to yield the right of way from a private drive. She was cited for failure to yield.

LISBON

– A caller reported there was someone riding a bicycle in the downtown business district at 7:51 p.m. Monday and the person appeared to be drunk. Police were unable to locate the bicyclist matching the description

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– A woman in the 1200 block of Cedar Ridge reported at 8:38 a.m. Monday that the male juvenile in her custody said he was beat up by several other children in the neighborhood on Sunday afternoon. He had a bruise to his shoulder that he said was painful, but she did not feel it was bad enough to require medical treatment. She wanted the incident documented, but did not want to pursue charges. Neighbors said they saw kids wrestling in the back yard.

– Kayla Monday, South Madison Avenue, reported at 7:52 a.m. Monday that two tires on her vehicle were slashed overnight. Both right side tires were flat, with puncture marks.

-Two people were reported skateboarding in the middle of the road at 12:18 a.m. Monday in the area of East Pershing Street and Washington Street. They were found and told not to do it anymore.

– An anonymous caller at 8:59 p.m. Sunday reported loud noises and a possible domestic in the 800 block of East Third Street. Officers located the source and spoke to the people inside the apartment. They said they’re receiving unwanted calls from a man known to them, an adult male who has been harassing their juvenile daughter. The one resident said he had been yelling at him to stop calling. Officers spoke with the man on the phone and told him the consequences if he continues to call the residence.

– An aggressive dog was reported in the 1100 block of Maple Street at 8:18 p.m. Sunday. A woman told police she was walking her dogs down the sidewalk on the south side of Maple Street when a dog came out of a residence on the north side, came across the street and became aggressive. She then had a verbal confrontation with the owner of the dog and left. The dog did not bite her or her dogs. An officer spoke to the dog owner who was told to keep the dog on the property.

– Police were called at 8 p.m. Sunday to a Park Avenue residence for a distraught male making threats to harm himself. Family members were stuggling with him when police arrived. A female juvenile relative, who had become hysterical, was transported to Salem Community Hospital with difficulty breathing. The male was ordered by police to be taken to the hospital for evaluation.

– A driver’s license was found in the 900 block of West State Street and taken to the police lost and found at 7:03 p.m. Sunday.

– Police and the fire department responded to an unknown problem at 7 p.m. Sunday at the concession stand at Waterworth Memorial Park where a noise was coming from inside which sounded like some type of machine. The parks department was contacted.

– Police were called at 4:02 p.m. Sunday to the area of North Howard Avenue and West Fourth Street for juveniles throwing tomatoes in the road. Multiple tomatoes were found and two juveniles who admitting to throwing them. Their parents were contacted and one of the juveniles cleaned off the street.

– Police were called to the Walmart parking lot Sunday for dogs in a vehicle being aggressive towards people. Two German shepards were in a vehicle with the passenger side window most of the way down. The dogs were not barking at the time. The owner met police and said she was leaving.

PERRY TWP.

– A neighbor called police at 5:50 p.m. Sunday to check a residence on Colonial Drive after seeing the garage door open the past few days and the homeowners gone, which was unusual. Police checked the garage and found an interior man-door unsecured so a check of the residence was conducted and all was found in order. Police secured the residence.

– Police responded at 11:19 a.m. Sunday to the railroad crossing at South Lincoln Avenue where a crossbuck sign was struck and laying in the road. Police found the crossbuck and contacted Norfolk Southern, whose personnel responded to fix it. Police remained for traffic control.

– A resident on East Pine Lake Road reported suspicious persons walking in the 1000 block at 2:47 a.m. Sunday. Police checked the area, but didn’t find anyone.

– A caller reported a vehicle with a loud exhaust running in the area of Jones Drive and Andrew Avenue at 1:57 a.m. Sunday. A man was found working on a motorcycle in his garage. He said he wasn’t aware of the late hour and quit for the night.

– An officer on patrol in the 1700 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 12:07 a.m. Sunday said a black Honda driven by Diego Guit Ramos Armando of Canton failed to yield while turning northbound onto Lincoln, almost causing an accident with the police cruiser. He told police he was trying to chase a white Cavalier that just hit his vehicle in the Fresh Mark parking lot. Salem Police found the white Cavalier in the city and escorted it back to the scene, driven by Rafael Francisco of Salem, who said the black Honda was at fault. Both parties had conflicting stories. Armando was cited for driving with no license and failure to yield from a private drive. The vehicle was towed, while the white Cavalier was driven from the scene. Both vehicles had minor damage.

– A resident in the 1800 block of South Lincoln Avenue spoke with police at 7:10 p.m. Saturday about a suspicious man she allowed into her residence to use the phone. She said the man saw her prescription pain medication and wanted to purchase it. He left after making a few phone calls, but she was concerned about him returning. She was told not to let him back inside and to call police. Police searched the area, but could not find him.

– A Benton Road resident called at 6:40 p.m. Saturday to report a loud noise, fireworks or weapon discharge coming from behind another Benton Road property. Officers were unable to find the source of the noise.

– Police were called at 5:51 p.m. Saturday to a West Perry Street address for a small child wandering about in back yards without any adult supervision. The neighbors were not familiar with the child, who was still in diapers. An officer located a parent in Salem Acres on Prospect Street. The parent had fallen asleep and the child opened the door and walked outside and away from the apartment complex.

– Police were advised at 5:23 p.m. Saturday about a reckless driver in a black Dodge Avenger on U.S. Route 62/West State Street heading into Salem, with a caller on a cell phone behind the vehicle. The vehicle passed into the city limits and Salem was notified.

– A woman on State Boulevard called at 1:07 p.m. Saturday to speak to an officer about receiving harassing phone calls.

COLUMBIANA

– A man reported at 12:17 a.m. Friday a suspicious person was near a car on Sunset Court.

– Police assisted the county sheriff’s department at 3:19 a.m. Friday at a state Route 14 home for a man who reported two angry men were at his home with guns and he was in danger.

– A Manor Circle resident reported at 5 p.m. Friday a vehicle was on her property. She later reported it was her neighbor’s visitor and they were now moving it.

– A South Elm Street woman reported at 11:30 p.m. Friday a van was parked in her yard. Police found the vehicle belonged to a neighbor who cut the turn too short and got caught up on a rock. There was no damage to the vehicle or property.

– Paul E. Esenwein Jr., 47, Canfield, was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, marked lanes and turn signal after a Beaver Township Police K-9 alerted to the presence of drugs in the vehicle during a traffic stop on East Park Avenue at 12:56 a.m. Saturday.

LISBON

– A woman called at 2:22 p.m. Saturday to report that her boyfriend was driving drunk on East Pine Street Extension with a child also in the pickup. An officer came across the driver on East High Street and pulled him over after he drove left of center and failed to use his turn signal. After telling the driver what was going on, he admitted having three beers about 30 minutes apart. He had a slight odor of alcohol about him but otherwise appeared and acted sober. The driver was able to answer questions coherently and in a clear voice, and also passed the horizontal gaze and balance tests. The driver, Ian Wellington, was then cited for failure to use his turn signal and failure to reinstate his license.

– While on patrol an officer heard screaming from the vicinity of the Johnny Appleseed Festival at 1:22 a.m. Saturday and came across an intoxicated Carol Gilmore yelling in the back yard of her residence on East Washington Street. Tracy Gilmore was also there, and when asked what was going on, she said said there were no problem and Carol was just mad again.

– A resident of North Market Street reported at 5:26 a.m. Friday that a neighbor keeps his dog tied up on the porch and it barks all of the time. An officer parked in the area for a while and heard the dog barking in a cage. An officer spoke with a teenager, who took the dog inside, and he was also advised to tell his father, Shawn McFadden, about the complaints.

-Candy Kibler asked for an officer to stand by while she attempted to gather her belongings from a residence on West Pine Street at 5:31 p.m. Thursday. Also present were Kibler’s relatives and the landlord.

– An officer went to the BP station on Saturday to assist the Ohio Highway Patrol with a possible stolen dirt bike.

– Kathy Blankenship from the Night Court bar reported Saturday it appears as if someone threw kerosene on the awning. Police said they would keep an extra eye on the establishment.

– A resident reported at 5:39 p.m. Friday there were kids knocking over “no parking” signs and there was also an illegally parked vehicle. An officer put the sign back up and issued a ticket for the improperly parked vehicle.

– A woman called at 5:22 p.m. Friday in regard to a someone in a Nissan Rogue driving an erratic manner on state Route 154.

– A clerk at Smith Oil reported a motorist drove off without paying for gas at 9:08 p.m. Thursday and the license plate came back to Willowbrook Sand & Gravel. Police went to the business owner’s house, and said he paid with a credit card. When the purchase was denied at the pump, the clerk approved it, but the card-holder still needed to come inside to sign for it. The owner said he would contact Smith Oil to straighten it out.

– Police responded to a reported fire at the Days Inn at 5:49 p.m. Sept. 17, which turned out to be a false alarm caused by someone cooking in their room.

POLICE REPORTS

– Police responded to a report at 1:33 p.m. Sunday of children playing in the street in the 900 block of Arch and not moving for passing vehicles. Several kids were seen near the deadend with adult supervision and were told to refrain from playing in the street.

– A woman in the 1000 block of Newgarden Avenue reported at 12:24 p.m. Sunday that her ex-husband came to her residence to get their children for his custody visit, they argued and he took the propane tank off of her grill, so she denied him visitation. He came to the police department to report being denied visitation. After talking with police, she allowed visitation as long as he returned her propane tank, which he did.

– Police responded to a domestic in the 600 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 11:11 a.m. Sunday. The victim was hit in the face by her boyfriend, who does not live there. She refused to pursue charges and he was told to leave. A report will be sent to Children Services since several children were present.

– Police were called at 8:08 a.m. Sunday to the 200 block of North Lincoln Avenue for a domestic. There was no evidence of physical violence, only property damage. Officers de-escalated the situation and separated the two, with the male half leaving voluntarily.

– Loud persons were reported at 4:20 a.m. Sunday in the 900 block of South Avenue. Several people sitting on a front porch were told to keep their voices down.

– A loud person was reported at 3:15 a.m. Sunday in the 900 block of South Union Avenue where a homeowner was outside talking loudly on her cell phone. She was told to quiet down.

– Police responded to the 100 block of Railroad Street at 2:38 a.m. Sunday to speak to a man who said he received incorrect change earlier in a local bar. An officer spoke to employees who denied any wrongdoing.

– Loud music reported at 12:25 a.m. Sunday on East Sixth Street was turned down.

– City officers assisted Perry Township Police at 12:22 a.m. Sunday with a traffic stop on North Broadway Avenue on a vehicle involved in a hit and run accident in the township.

– A woman was reported standing outside screaming at 11:55 p.m. Saturday at Washington Avenue and Hollyhock, but was not found.

– An officer on patrol at 10:05 p.m. Saturday saw a vehicle in a driveway on West Sixth Street with the passenger door standing wide open and nobody around. No one answered the door at the residence. Nothing appeared damaged or disturbed, with the officer securing the vehicle.

– An anonymous caller at 9:33 p.m. Saturday reported a suspicious person at Walmart. Police located the person in question and he said he was waiting on his girlfriend to finish her shopping.

– Police responded to Cleveland Street at 9:13 p.m. Saturday for a group of juveniles who said several vehicles kept circling around the block as they walked home from downtown and the occupants of the vehicles used squirt guns to squirt them with an unknown substance. The vehicles could not be found.

– An unknown disturbance was reported at 8:45 p.m. Saturday on East Seventh Street and School Street, but nothing was found and no unusual noise was heard.

– Loud music was reported at 8:10 p.m. Saturday in the 300 block of North Broadway Avenue. A resident said it was coming from a white Jeep parked in a driveway. The owner was contacted and told to keep the volume down.

– A reckless driver was reported at 7:45 p.m. Saturday on East State Street, but was not found.

– A woman came to the police station at 7:15 p.m. Saturday to report a person known to her stole her identity to open two credit cards in her name. She was going to speak to the person before pursuing the matter. She was told how to cancel the cards.

– Police responded to the 400 block of East Seventh Street after receiving a request at 6:51 p.m. Saturday to check the well-being of a woman the caller said was assaulted. The woman said she had an altercation with her boyfriend, but did not want to pursue anything. She did not need medical attention.

– A woman on North Lincoln Avenue called at 4:30 p.m. Saturday on behalf of her grandmother to report a possible scam on her computer. A message recently appeared on the computer stating they were in violation of some sort of federal law. The message said if they did not send $300 within 48 hours, the computer owner would be prosecuted. They tried rebooting the computer, but the message would not go away and the computer could not be used. She was told not to send any money because the message was a scam linked to a virus/spyware program. The computer will need to be taken to a computer specialist to have the virus removed.

– A fight was reported at 2:16 p.m. Saturday in the 2500 block of East State Street. The parties involved had left, but police located one person and told them the procedure for filing charges. The other parties could not be located.

– A parking complaint was reported at 12:26 p.m. Saturday in the 1100 block of East State Street, with the vehicle moved.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– Police charged three people with disorderly conduct after being called to a domestic at 2100 Monroe St. where officers could hear yelling inside an apartment at 2:58 a.m. Saturday. Charged were Heather Godwin, 25, of 1017 Hartley Road, Brian Godwin, 28, of 2100 Monroe, and Brian Erskine, 26, of 989 Jones Drive. The report said officers found all parties voluntarily intoxicated and told them multiple times to quiet down, but the three continued to carry on by cursing, yelling and taunting officers. They were all taken to the police station, processed and released on their own recognizance.

– A possible domestic was reported at 2:03 a.m. Saturday in the area of Railroad Street and Newgarden Avenue where police found a man and woman just south of the railroad tracks. Both were intoxicated and said there was no problem between them. The man had visible injury to his right eye, but said he was jumped by three males in a white vehicle before officers arrived and was not worried about it. A relative picked them up and took them home.

– An alarm went off at 1:25 a.m. Saturday at the Italian American Club on Penn Avenue, with the exterior found secure. A keyholder responded and the interior was also found secure.

– A suspicious person was reported at 11:02 p.m. Friday in the 1900 block of East State Street. Officers were familiar with the man and called a cab at his request to take him home.

– Police were dispatched at 10:24 p.m. Friday to the Walmart parking lot on East State Street for a dispute. A man reported he was exiting the store when a male driver in an SUV did not properly stop at the stop sign for pedestrians. He said he had a verbal confrontation with the driver and was threatened. An officer spoke to the driver who said he did stop just past the sign and that the man started yelling at him and threatened him first. Both parties were told to clear the area.

– A woman came to the police station at 8:28 p.m. Friday to speak to an officer about a missing family member from an East Fourth Street address. Her adult brother was entered into the law enforcement data base as missing. The fire department was contacted to retrieve a key from a lock box so police could enter an apartment to see if the person was there, but he was not home.

– A caller at 7:47 p.m. Friday reported a suspicious blue van riding around Centennial Park and now parked in the parking lot. Police made contact with the owner of the van who said he was just trying to find somewhere to ride his bike with his juvenile friend who was with him. He was on the bike when police spoke with him.

– A reckless driver was reported at 6:50 p.m. Friday in the area of Newgarden Avenue and Arch Street, but was not found.

– Floyd Sorrell, of East Palestine, reported at 5:57 p.m. Friday that he believed checks were taken from his vehicle while he was inside a business at 1059 E. State St.

– A woman came to the police station at 5:42 p.m. Friday to turn in a cell phone her juvenile daughter had, but it did not belong to her. She asked to have the juvenile officer contact her.

– Buckeye Elementary School principal John Lundin called police at 4:53 p.m. Friday after school officials were unable to make contact with the mother of a child who needed picked up at school due to the mother not being at the bus stop. They attempted to call several contacts on the list, but were unsuccessful. Children Services was already at the residence attempting to make contact with the mother due to an ongoing case. The Children Services investigator and officers attempted several times to make contact with the mother when she eventually answered the door. The child was taken to the residence by officers and the mother was told by police and the investigator of the issues if she is not at the bus stop to pick up her child.

– A 17-year-old female who lives on Ridgewood Drive was cited for improper backing after she backed out of her driveway into the path of a vehicle driven by James Vross, 36, of South Ellsworth Avenue, who was eastbound on Ridgewood at 4:04 p.m. Friday and struck the right rear of her vehicle. No injuries were reported.

– A woman from Washington Avenue reported at 4:17 p.m. Friday that someone stole an engagement ring and a gas card from her residence.

– A medical emergency was reported at 4:11 p.m. Friday in the area of Franklin and Washington. A person was taken by ambulance to Salem Community Hospital.

– A fight was reported at 1:56 p.m. Friday in the 500 block of Columbia Street where an officer was stopped by two people in an alley who were with another man who was crying. He said he had been beat up and his money was taken from his wallet. He did not want to cooperate, but police learned from his friend that he had thrown a beer can at a vehicle. Police learned he had been at the residence with the people he claimed took his money, was intoxicated, became irate and threw the beer can and ran across the alley to his residence. Police also learned he had been asked to leave an establishment. He was sent off with his friends. One of the males with him had an outstanding warrant. Daniel Mathes, 21, of 524 Bank St., was taken into custody on a warrant for failure to appear on a driving under suspension charge. He was also advised of pending charges for contraband recovered from him at the time of his arrest.

– An anonymous caller at 10:04 a.m. Friday reported a man in the 900 block of East State Street was asking other pedestrians if they were looking for marijuana to buy. The man was located and denied it, saying he was just on his way home. He was told to cease his actions.

COLUMBIANA

– A state Route 14, Columbiana, man reported at 8:24 a.m. Friday that his computer was hacked, and he wasn’t sure what information was stolen. The report was forwarded to the attorney general’s consumer complaints.

– Police were called to the Century Plant on Railroad and Vine streets at 9:18 a.m. Friday after a woman’s car was vandalized again.

– Police were called to the area of Metz and Fairfield School roads at 7:01 p.m. Friday after residents reported hearing gunshots. After police spoke with several people, who said the shots may have come from near Crestview High School or Columbiana-Waterford Road, police toured the area but could not hear any shots.

– Police were called to state Route 14 at 7:14 p.m. Friday after a caller reported a reckless driver driving east. The driver of the vehicle in question said he was tired, dropped his cell phone and picked it up.

– A Columbiana man contacted police at 7:35 p.m. Friday about two suspicious males near Columbiana Buick-Olds.

– At 8:49 p.m. Friday, a Parkview Avenue resident reported noises coming from outside her house. Police arrived to find everything secured.

– Police were called to the weight room at Firestone Park at 9:14 p.m. Friday after a male wearing jeans and a black shirt with no car was reported to be acting suspicious. Upon arrival, a man said there was no one else there except someone in a small white car acting odd. The building was secure after a check by police.

– Police were called to Sunset Court at 12:17 a.m. Saturday after a suspicious person was reported walking towards North Middle Street.

– Police assisted the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Department at 3:19 a.m. Saturday at a state Route 14 house where an angry man with two guns was in danger.

POLICE REPORTS

COLUMBIANA

– A Brenda Lane woman reported a fraudulent bank transaction at 2:41 p.m. Thursday.

– A woman reported at 3:36 p.m. Thursday a boy was calling for help at a Union Street home. Police went to the home and found the boy was just getting his hair cut and didn’t appear to like it.

LISBON

– Theresa Givens reported there was a suspicious van and person at Sunrise Homes on Saltwell Road at 3 a.m. Thursday. The person got out of the van and walked up to the door, looked in and left. Police checked the area but did not find the van.

LEETONIA

– An officer stood by for a keyholder at the Leetonia library at 3:24 p.m. Aug. 31 where a female juvenile had been locked inside when employees left for the day.

– A Pine Street resident reported on station at 1:55 p.m. Sept. 3 that she felt someone was trying to poison her dogs by giving them peanuts to eat.

– A Somer Street resident reported on station at 2:15 p.m. Sept. 3 in reference to juvenile he videotaped shooting at his house with a pellet gun.

– A West Main Street resident reported on station that his former renter had trespassed on the property and removed a satellite dish from the residence.

– An officer responded to a Madison Street residence at 9:08 p.m. Sept. 13 in reference to a suspicious woman.

– Larry Macklin Sr., Leetonia, reported on station at 3:01 p.m. Sept. 16 that someone had given eight bad checks totaling $285 for the Eagles Club.

SALEM

– A Washington Avenue resident reported at 3:19 p.m. Thursday that his mail had been stolen the past several days, possibly by his ex-girlfriend who used to live with him, based on text messages from a third party. The resident said his ex-girlfriend had also taken a cell phone and is attempting to contact him through a third party, in violation of bond for a domestic violence arrest of them both in the past couple weeks.

– A Franklin Street resident reported at 3:29 p.m. Thursday that he and his family were being harassed by neighbors including those to the west threatening to put up a fence on his property and the neighbor to the east shouting obscenities when drunk the first of each month.

– Police responded to a two-vehicle crash in the 600 block of East Fourth Street at 4:11 p.m. Thursday in which Joseph Linger, 68, Salem, backed into the roadway and was struck by an eastbound vehicle driven by Jeffrey Meyers, 57, Salem. No injuries were reported and no citations were issued.

– Police responded to a Southeast Boulevard apartment where the resident reported the downstairs neighbor had left a harassing letter and that it had been an ongoing issue. The neighbors claimed they did not write the letter and said the complainant was the one causing the problems. All involved were told to stay away from each other.

– Police responded to an East Fourth Street home at 6:13 p.m. Thursday for a report of a suspicious person and harassment report. The man in question was warned not to return or face trespassing charges.

– Police responded to a Homewood Avenue home at 11:51 p.m. Thursday where a front door had apparently been shot with a BB gun, possibly by an occupant of a vehicle that sped away after the shots were fired.

– Police responded to a North Madison Avenue home at 12:13 a.m. Friday for a report of a verbal dispute and found two individuals who said they had been yelling for their dog.

POLICE REPORTS

LISBON

– An employee at the Kendall House reported a resident smuggled a large knife onto the premises at 7:47 p.m. Tuesday. Police went to the resident’s room and found a butcher knife the man said he was given by a friend to protect him against dogs. Kendall House officials decided against kicking him out since he had been a good resident.

– Police received a call of a dog running loose through the town at 11:54 a.m. Sunday. The officer located the dog but was unable to corral the canine.

– Police were called to county juvenile court at 9:13 a.m. Wednesday because they had surveillance video of a juvenile throwing rocks, with the second throw striking a window and breaking it. The video also shows the boy returning with a girl on a bicycle and showing her what he did before they left. The window cost $72 to repair.

– A caller reported hearing gunshots in the vicinity of North Green and West Chestnut streets at 5:49 p.m. Wednesday. The officer sat for a while but did not hear any gunshots. COLUMBIANA

– Someone reported at 4:34 a.m. Wednesday a suspicious white vehicle was in the area of Lakeshore Drive. Police found it was a newspaper carrier.

– Someone requested police check on a clerk at the Dutch Village Inn at 5 p.m. Wednesday. The clerk was found in another room and was fine.

– Cassidey Alexander Sandoe, 20, South Main Street, was westbound on Union Street at 12:28 p.m. Wednesday and the brakes on the vehicle failed and she swerved toward a tree to miss an oncoming vehicle. She was not injured and there were no citations.

– Ed Nappi, Aberdeen Court, reported at 1:36 p.m. Wednesday he lost two rings he was taking for appraisals.

– A woman reported at 3:41 p.m. Wednesday people at a Lisbon Street home were playing loud music. Police checked the area and heard no excessive noise.

– At 4:10 p.m. Wednesday a woman turned in a purse found in the Sparkle lot. Police contacted the store.

– Joshua Gatewood of Warren was arrested on a warrant from Alliance at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Circle K lot. He was cited for driving under suspension and speeding and released to Alliance police.

– The Way Station requested extra police checks at 8:13 p.m. Wednesday.

– Police Sgt. Chris Dailey struck a deer on Columbiana-Lisbon Road at 11 p.m. Wednesday causing damage to the push bumper, hood and front driver’s corner of the cruiser.

PERRY TWP.

– Police responded at 9:50 p.m. Wednesday to a report of harassment in the 300 block of Lake Avenue at Salem Storage where a woman described as homeless said an ex-boyfriend was harassing her about his belongings in her storage unit that he wants back. An officer spoke with the ex-boyfriend at a separate location and he said he just wants his belongings out of the storage unit. Both were told it’s a civil matter.

– Police were asked to make contact with a person at a West State Street address at 9:27 p.m. Wednesday and tell them to contact the Ohio State Highway Patrol at the Wayne County barracks, but no one was home.

– A caller at 7:58 p.m. Wednesday asked police to check a suspicious man in Salem Acres going door-to-door asking for a drink of water. No one knew the person. He was last seen near Suburban Market, with Salem Police notified.

– Police were called at 6:59 p.m. Wednesday to the 1900 block of Goshen Road for juveniles riding bicycles recklessly and weaving in and out of traffic. None could be found.

– A caller at 5:17 p.m. Wednesday advised police about a female juvenile with a large backpack walking on North Lincoln Avenue who appeared suspicious. No one was found.

– An officer on patrol at 5:08 p.m. Wednesday saw an abandoned vehicle with out-of-state registration in the road facing against traffic in the 1000 block of Andrew Avenue. The owner was contacted and advised about the laws for parking. The driver apologized and moved the vehicle off the road.

– A woman on Elm Avenue called at 11:14 a.m. Wednesday to report a man laying in a ditch in the 400 block of Benton Road. Police found a man sleeping in a field just across from a property and identified him as living in the 400 block. He said he was just trying to get some sun rays. He was told to return to his property and seek the sun there.

SALEM

– A caller from a professional office on Southeast Boulevard at 11:36 a.m. Thursday reported finding a small bag of clothing and cigarettes in an odd location near the dumpster. An officer took the bag to the police station and found nothing illegal and no owner’s information. A local landscape company T-shirt was inside the bag, the company was contacted and someone thought it might belong to a crew member working on Southeast Boulevard recently.

– Rebecca Seaton, 51, of 445 Continental Drive, was taken into custody at her apartment at 10:08 a.m. Thursday on an active warrant for failure to appear after police responded there with a city housing inspector. The housing inspector inspected the residence and planned to take up the findings with the manager.

-Police were called at 5:50 a.m. Thursday to the East Pershing Street near the rear of St. Paul’s for a suspicious male wearing a white T-shirt, jean shorts and a black backpack, but he could not be found.

– Police were called at 12:54 a.m. Thursday to Circle K West in the 700 block of West State Street for a distraught male. KLG Ambulance responded and the male was voluntarily transported to Salem Community Hospital for evaluation.

– A woman in the 400 block of North Lincoln Avenue reported at 12:49 a.m. Thursday that her daughter and her boyfriend took her car without her permission. While police were there, the daughter called and an officer spoke with her. The vehicle was located and the woman had it towed back to her residence. She didn’t want to pursue the matter.

– A resident in the 200 block of Roosevelt Avenue reported at 10:13 p.m. Wednesday that her brother called her about a personal matter and she could hear arguing in the background, including his ex-wife who began calling her vulgar names. She called the sheriff’s office to respond to his residence to check their well-being, then her brother’s adult daughter called and began threatening her over the incident. She was concerned for her personal safety and said she intends to seek a restraining order.

– An officer on patrol at 10:07 p.m. Wednesday saw a vehicle parked in a no parking zone in the 900 block of Liberty Street. The owner was advised and moved it.

– Juveniles were reported creating a disturbance in a driveway in the 400 block of Franklin at 9:57 p.m. Wednesday, but left before police arrived.

– A suspicious person wearing only a speedo was reported at 8:49 p.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of Franklin, but could not be located.

– An anonymous person called at 8:16 p.m. Wednesday to report a suspicious male in the 600 block of Newgarden Avenue. Nobody was found and employees at a store reported they didn’t see anyone fitting the description.

– A woman in the 100 block of Benton Road at 8:06 p.m. Wednesday reported she and her boyfriend were having a dispute. No violence occurred, but the domestic violence laws were explained, along with the consequences. She was going to find someplace else to go. An officer explained the eviction options to the landlord.

– Police were called with the fire department to a possible fire in the 900 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 7:53 p.m. Wednesday, but discovered a legal cookout.

– An anonymous caller at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday reported a motorcycle parked on the sidewalk on Columbia Street, but it could not be found.

– Criminal damage to a light pole and light globe was discovered at 5:13 p.m. Wednesday at Centennial Park.

– Two suspicious males were reported in an alley at the rear of a business in the 100 block of East State Street at 4:39 p.m. Wednesday.

– Misty McCale, 20, of Youngstown, was cited for a red light violation after her vehicle brakes failed while northbound on Lincoln Avenue, she entered the intersection at Sixth Street and was struck by a vehicle driven by Ashley Holbrook, 23, of Mound Street, who was westbound on Sixth and had the green light at 4:04 p.m. Wednesday. Holbrook’s passenger, 2-year-old Collin Hobrook, of West Ninth Street, was taken by family members to the hospital after a small bump developed on his forehead. He was in a forward facing safety seat in the vehicle.

– A caller at 2:59 p.m. Wednesday reported the front door window of a vacant home on Seventh Street broken out sometime Tuesday. She was unsure if anything was taken.

– A woman at 2:16 p.m. Wednesday reported she was being followed by a vehicle she thinks contained her oldest child’s father, who she doesn’t allow to have contact with the child. She noticed the car following her at a fast food restaurant on State Street, to a residence near Fifth and Sixth streets and then to the police station. She wanted a report on file.

POLICE REPORTS

PERRY TOWNSHIP REPORTS

– Police responded to the 700 block of Benton Road for a report of phone harassment. The resident reported his ex-wife was continually calling/texting him, he told her to stop and she has not listened. Police left a message for her to stop contact with him.

– Police assisted the Columbiana County Department of Job and Family Services on a welfare check for a juvenile in the 1100 block of Prospect Street. The incident is under investigation.

– Police assisted Goshen Township Police with traffic control after being requested to shut down westbound traffic on U.S. Route 62 at the intersection of state Route 45 due to a traffic crash at the intersection of Duck Creek Road and U.S. Route 62. The road was reopened a short while later.

SALEM REPORTS

– A woman from East Pershing Street reported at 1:06 p.m. Wednesday that she found drug paraphernalia in her car after returning home from picking it up. The car had been reported stolen on Sept. 3 and she had to go to a location down south to pick it up. An officer checked her vehicle and found a crack type glass pipe and other material inside. The officer took the items. It was unknown how they got there.

– A woman on West Perry Street reported at 11:43 a.m. Wednesday that she attempted to sell an auto part on Craig’s List for $200 and a man texted her and offered to buy the part, sending a check through UPS from a bank in Washington, D.C. The check did not appear authentic and was for $1,950. The man wanted her to use the extra money to give him for the shipping costs, but she did not feel comfortable and reported it to the police as a possible scam. Copies were made of the check and UPS folder and she was told to request the other party have no further contact with her and to shred or cancel the check. She was also told to notify Craig’s List of the possible abuse/fraudulent activity. She was not out any money.

– Joseph Hamilton, of East Fourth Street, reported at 8:24 a.m. Wednesday that his vehicle was entered overnight, but nothing appeared to be missing.

– An alarm was reported at 8:01 a.m. Wednesday at Rent-A-Center on East State Street, with the doors found secure and the lights off.

– James Colian Jr., 26, of 922 W. Pershing St., was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence, left of center, display of plates and drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop at 2:07 a.m. Wednesday. He was released on his own recognizance and given a ride home. Additional charges may be pending.

– A domestic was reported at 10:41 p.m. Tuesday in the 600 block of Sharp Avenue where officers found a female resident crying. Her boyfriend had left. She said they had a verbal confrontation, but nothing physical happened and he threatened her. She was going somewhere else for the night.

– A barking dog was reported at 9:40 p.m. Tuesday in the 1200 block of Cleveland Street, but no dogs were heard by police.

– An anonymous caller at 9:24 p.m. Tuesday reported excessively loud music coming from a business in the 200 block of East State Street. A band was found playing, but the music didn’t sound any louder than normal. There was no criminal violation.

– Police were called at 8:24 p.m. Tuesday to the 100 block of West Pershing Street for a neighbor dispute. A woman and her husband reported the male neighbor was intoxicated and threatened to physically harm the husband. An officer spoke with the neighbor, who was intoxicated and said he had a verbal dispute with the others. Information will be sent to the prosecutor for review.

– A dispute was reported at 7:17 p.m. Tuesday in the 500 block of Pershing Street. A man found in the area said he was leaving so there would be no more problems. Others involved had already left.

– A domestic was reported at 6:58 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of North Lincoln Avenue where parties said there was a verbal dispute over personal issues, but no violence.

– Steven Gifford, 46, of Elberon Ave., was cited for a red light violation after colliding with a vehicle driven by Danielle Freeman, 32, of Kennedy Drive, who had the green light at the intersection of East Pershing Street and South Lincoln Avenue at 6:54 p.m. Tuesday. Gifford’s vehicle continued into some shrubs before coming to a stop. The report said Gifford failed to stop for the light that had turned from green to red.

– A woman in the 400 block of Franklin Street reported at 6:42 p.m. Tuesday that two adult males who live next door allegedly chased her 5-year-old daughter as she was walking on the sidewalk in front of their residence. They left before police arrived. An officer will make contact with them.

– Evan Wooding, 26, of 1723 E. Third St., was taken into custody at 6:37 p.m. Tuesday on a warrant for drug paraphernalia.

– Police were called at 6:17 p.m. Tuesday to the area of South Lundy Avenue, East Pershing Street and Franklin for a blonde-haired juvenile riding a bicycle into traffic. Two different callers complained about the incident. The juvenile was not found.

– A juvenile was reported putting rocks in the road in the 300 block of East Seventh Street at 6:06 p.m. Tuesday. An officer moved the rocks and spoke to the juvenile’s mother, who said she would take care of the problem.

– Officers at 3:13 and 3:42 p.m. Tuesday dealt with solicitors from the same company going door-to-door on East Eighth Street and Woodland Avenue without a permit from the city. One of the solicitors told police he was trying to give demos on roofing, windows, etc. to homeowners and passing out information on his company on Eighth Street. His boss responded to pick him up and was warned about the need for a permit. He was told again on Washington Avenue after a caller on Woodland reported a solicitor without a permit. The solicitor denied being rude to anyone. The boss from Erie Construction was told any more calls or solicitors found without permits would result in citations.

– Police were called at 1:46 p.m. Tuesday to the 300 block of North Lincoln Avenue to remove a person, but the male left before officers arrived.

– A vehicle was reported off in the grass in front of Advanced Auto Parts at 1:26 p.m. Tuesday on East State Street. Witnesses said a pickup backed off into the grass but got out and the female driver left the area. No damage was reported.

– A 911 call at 12:09 p.m. Tuesday alleged the sale of a baby on West Pershing Street, but officers arrived and spoke to the parties involved and determined a credible adoption agency from out of town was attempting to work with a family regarding adoption of a baby boy. The investigation found the allegation of the sale of a child to be false. Children Services was advised of the situation and the child in question was temporarily placed with a relative for a short time, voluntarily by the custodial parents.

– An abandoned truck was reported parked on East 10th Street near Highland Avenue at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday for two weeks. A 48-hour warning was left, ordering its removal or face having it towed.

– A woman from Warren called at 10:09 a.m. Tuesday with concerns regarding her granddaughter. The woman said her daughter and granddaughter live with her and the child’s father has weekend visits set up between the two parents. She discovered the father took her grandchild to a local tattoo shop in Salem after 10 p.m. on Sept. 13. She did not feel the child should be in such environments due to her only being 3 years old.

– Police were contacted at 9:39 a.m. Tuesday about a vehicle parked in a private lot in the 1900 block of East Pershing Street, with the owners having no idea who owns it. The license plate came back to a resident in the area. An officer will let the owner of the lot know and if they want it towed, they can have it done.

– A bike was found leaning against a tree in Centennial Park at 9:21 a.m. Tuesday and taken to the police department.

– An asset protection associate at Walmart on East State Street reported at 9:05 a.m. Tuesday that he was reviewing video from the weekend and observed on Saturday that a male known to him left the store without paying for a bicycle. He left out the side (west) entrance/exit without paying and there was no record of sales of that type of bike that day. Information will be sent to the prosecutor for review for a possible theft charge.

LISBON REPORTS

– Three people were arrested after police received a report of someone breaking a beer bottle in the Lepper Library parking lot at 1:47 a.m. Wednesday. Police caught up with a pickup truck matching the description on state Route 164 near the village water treatment plant and found it was being driven by a man by the name of Rummel, who was taken into custody on an arrest warrant out of Carroll County. The other person in the front seat, Josie R. Saddler, 24, of Canton, was charged with having an open container of beer in a motor vehicle. In the truck bed asleep was James M. Austin, 21, of Massillon, who was charged with marijuana possession after a pipe and suspected marijuana were found on him. Saddler reportedly had some sort of seizure upon being told she was under arrest and was transported by ambulance to the hospital.

– David G. Gasior, 40, who lives at the homeless shelter on Maple Street, was arrested for public intoxication for posing a risk to himself at 8 p.m. Monday after police received a call from South Lincoln Avenue residents.

– The mother of a sixth-grade student reported Monday her son was being harassed by a seventh-grader, who has threatened to take his lunch money and bicycle. He also threatened to egg his home, and she said their house happened to be egged that day. The woman intends to also inform the principal.

– Jim Ewing, 89, was transported by ambulance to a local hospital after falling on Jefferson Street at 11:50 a.m. Tuesday.

– Police were called to the Save A Lot supermarket at 11:12 a.m. Sept. 13 after a female employee fell in the restroom and began vomiting and was acting very confused. Police remained until an ambulance arrived to transport her to a local hospital.

– Teresa Hoskinson, East Lincoln Way, reported Monday someone she knows opened a Direct TV account in her name when she lived at another location in town and she received a bill for $692. She said the other person also has jewelry that belongs to her.

-The alarm went off at Mary Maruca’s home on South Beaver Street at 11 a.m. Monday. Police spoke with a neighbor, who was working on the house, and he said he would contact Maruca about the alarm.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– A suspicious person was reported at 4:06 a.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of West State Street where officers located a man sleeping next to a business. He said he had nowhere to go until the morning. He was told his options and left.

– An officer on patrol at 12:40 a.m. Tuesday saw a suspicious vehicle parked at a closed business in the 900 block of East State Street and made contact with the male driver. He said he was having electrical problems with his vehicle. He was able to get the car started a few minutes later and left the area.

– Police were dispatched at 6:47 p.m. Monday to the 2500 block of Lexington Avenue for a fight between two juveniles. Officers spoke with both of the parents of the juveniles who said they worked things out and did not want to pursue the matter further. Officers were told the two juveniles were horse-playing and an older juvenile stepped in to stand up for one of the other juveniles. The older male kicked the other juvenile in the stomach area. Medical attention was refused.

– An officer on patrol at 5:42 p.m. Monday in the 1900 block of Fairview Court saw a person who appeared to be soliciting door-to-door. The officer made contact and the man said he was soliciting for Time Warner Cable. He did not have a permit on his person nor was there any notice at the police department that Time Warner Cable had secured a permit with city hall. The man was told of the permit requirement and where he could obtain one. He ceased further soliciting and left the area.

– Lois McFarland, 77, of Kennedy Drive, was cited for assured clear distance after the eastbound car she was driving failed to assure clear distance and hit the rear of an eastbound car driven by Candy Armstrong, 43, of South Lundy Avenue, who was stopped on West State Street at the intersection of Ellsworth Avenue at 3:46 p.m. Monday. Armstrong was taken to Salem Community Hospital by KLG with non-incapacitating injuries. The Salem Fire Department also responded.

PERRY TWP.

– Police responded to the 1800 block of Depot Road at 11:40 p.m. Monday for a report of barking dogs. The caller said the dogs were at Alchemy Acres but she just wanted the area checked. Police checked the area and were unable to find anything that would cause the dogs to be barking. The owner could not be contacted.

– A caller at 6:25 p.m. Monday asked police to respond to the 1300 block of West State Street for a possible theft. The person spoke with police about a couple of people entering a sibling’s residence while they were in the hospital. The case is under investigation.

– A woman in the 1300 block of West State Street called at 5:17 p.m. Monday to report an unruly juvenile. She told police her son was being very aggressive towards her and his siblings by striking and choking everyone in the residence. Police saw red marks/bruises on the siblings and the woman consistent with the allegations. Juvenile court was contacted and told police that the Tobin detention center would not take the juvenile due to them not being 12 years of age. The respite officer for the juvenile was contacted and made arrangements for the juvenile to stay with the respite officer for the night.

– Police and Goshen Township officers responded to the area of state Route 45 and West Pine Lake Road at 3:50 p.m. Monday for a report of a horse loose on the road. Police found that the horse was secured at a local church by two good Samaritans. Police held the horse until the owner arrived.

– Malcolm Newson, 47, of Cleveland, was cited for driving under license forfeiture suspension after a traffic stop at 12:28 p.m. Monday in the 1200 block of Benton Road/state Route 14. Police also found two active warrants out of Cleveland for failure to appear against Newson, but the agencies entering the warrants did not want him. He was taken to Circle K on West State Street and dropped off. The vehicle was towed from the scene, with a hold placed for a valid driver.

COLUMBIANA

– A state Route 14 woman requested police assistance at 7:36 a.m. Monday while she confronted someone who did lawn damage to her property.

– A Columbiana Boiler employee reported at 7:36 a.m. Monday someone threw gravel at the building and damaged the stucco.

– A woman reported at 10:14 a.m. Monday a white freight truck hit a pole and pulled down lines on South Middle Street and continued on. Police stood by while the electric crew made repairs.

– A Dutch Village Inn employee reported at 11:50 a.m. Monday a vehicle was parked in the alley between the Inn and Rite Aid.

– Kathleen Hum, Columbiana, was backing onto East Friend Street at 11:52 a.m. Monday and struck a parked vehicle owned by Mary McFall, Salem. Hum was cited for improper backing.

– The Morning Journal reported at 1:35 p.m. Monday they terminated an employee that morning and he has been going around taking out the customers’ paper tubes and not returning them to the office.

– Carly Williams, Leetonia, was backing from a parking space in the Columbiana High School lot at 2:49 p.m. Monday and collided with a vehicle driven by Alexis Schnarrenberger, Columbiana, who was backing from another space. No citations were issued.

– Chelsea Logan, Parkview Drive, reported fraud at 3 p.m. Monday.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– A clerk at Smith Oil on East State Street reported at 2:11 p.m. Monday that a person in a white van left without paying for gas. The registration came back to a resident in Goshen Township, with Goshen Township Police notified to contact the owner/driver of the van.

– A woman on Cedar Street reported at 2:07 p.m. Monday that she was having a problem with a man she had been dating off and on for several years. He reportedly told her he was coming to her residence to remove appliances he helped purchase. She was told to call police if he shows up and causes problems.

– Police were called at 12:16 p.m. Monday to check the well-being of a child outside with no parental supervision in the 500 block of Newgarden Avenue. The caller attempted contact at the residence, but no one answered. Officers responded and made contact with the child’s mother who was told about the complaint and asked why the child was not at school. She was told to make sure he’s at school Tuesday.

– William Orend, of Conser Drive, reported at 11:33 a.m. Monday that the driver of a red pickup pulled from an alley and struck his vehicle on West Pershing Street and kept going. He came to the station to report the incident.

– Jessie Neel, of the 100 block of Woodland Avenue, reported at 8:56 a.m. Monday that her left rear tail light was broken out of her vehicle while it was parked in the driveway.

– An anonymous caller at 4:22 a.m. Monday reported a suspicious person in the 300 block of West Fifth Street, saying she saw a shadow near her car and heard a person who then left. Officers were unable to find anyone.

– An officer on patrol on East Second Street at 12:51 a.m. Monday saw a man in the parking lot of a closed business and made contact with him. He said he was out for a walk after an argument with others at home. He said he would move along.

– Police were called at 5:42 p.m. Sunday to the 800 block of East Third Street to speak with a victim being harassed by a person in the Columbiana County jail who attempted to break into their house. An officer contacted jail personnel to have them attempt to stop the calls.

– A dog at large was reported at 3:04 p.m. Sunday in the 500 block of Jennings, where an officer helped the owner retrieve the animal.

– A reckless operator was reported at 1:14 p.m. Sunday on East State Street turning onto Southeast Boulevard. The vehicle made it to a residence on Kennedy Drive with no violations observed.

– Ryan Saylor, of Cedar Ridge Drive, reported at 12:25 p.m. Sunday that his unlocked vehicle was entered overnight. Stolen items included a diesel tuner and six broadhead arrows.

– Cab driver Valerie Rendzinak, 49, of state Route 45, Salem, was cited for display of dealer placard and warned for several city cab violations after an officer on patrol at 11:08 a.m. Sunday saw a cab operating without a city license displayed and with an auto dealer plate. The cab was stopped and found not to be licensed at all or to have any insurance. The vehicle being operated for Quaker City Cab was towed from the scene.

– James Donlon, of Washington Avenue, reported at 10:40 a.m. Sunday that he lost the trailer plate to his trailer somewhere along state Route 11. The plate was entered into a law enforcement data base as lost/stolen.

– An officer was flagged down at 10:23 a.m. Sunday for a dog at large in the 400 block of North Union Avenue. The dog was found but would not let an officer get close, so the humane officer was called.

– Police were called to a yard in the 700 block of Aetna Street at 9:59 a.m. Sunday for recovered property which included several drug abuse instruments and paraphernalia. Contact was attempted with the possible owner, but they did not want to speak with an officer at that time.

– An alarm was reported at 9:27 a.m. Sunday in the 300 block of East State Street, but the business was found secure.

PERRY TWP.

-Township police were called into the city of Salem at 9:24 p.m. Sunday to assist Salem Police on a traffic stop to identify two males in the area of Stadium Chevrolet on West State Street. They were identified through the use of the computer.

– Cathleen Estes, 39, of Allen Avenue, Columbiana, was cited for a right-of-way violation after she stopped at a stop sign on Cunningham Road and pulled across the intersection at state Route 344 and was struck by an eastbound vehicle driven by Randy Fortney, 54, of Conser Drive, Salem, at 3:58 p.m. Sunday. No injuries were reported.

– Police were called at 10:52 a.m. Sunday to the 1000 block of Andrew Avenue for a loose dog running in the neighborhood. Police made contact with the dog owner who said the dog was put inside after breaking it’s run.

– A caller at 4:46 a.m. Sunday reported a large number of plastic items in the road on state Route 45 in front of Dairy King. An officer found a large amount of wrapping material and obtained a garbage bag from Circle K South to clean up the plastic.

– A clerk at Circle K South on South Lincoln Avenue called at 2:17 a.m. Sunday with concerns about a vehicle in the lot. An officer checked the vehicle and found nothing amiss. The vehicle was registered to a local resident.

– Police were called at 10:22 p.m. Saturday for a 4-wheeler on Stewart Road near Hunt Road, but nothing could be found.

– Police were requested at 9:41 p.m. Saturday to assist the owner of Salem Security Storage who discovered two people living inside one of the storage locker units rented by a woman. The man and woman were identified and checked for warrants, then ordered to leave the premises. They were told they were no longer permitted on the property without the owner present for them to remove their personal items from the storage locker, since they had violated their contract for the locker. They were escorted off of the property after the locker was secured.

– Brian Frederick, 51, of Fairfield School Road, Columbiana, was cited for a 12-point suspension after a traffic stop at 12:17 p.m. Saturday on Cunningham Road at state Route 344. The license plate for the vehicle was confiscated on behalf of the Bureau of Motor Vehicles, with the vehicle towed from the scene.

– Mitchell Priest, 49, of North Salt Lake, Utah, was cited for reasonable control at 5:53 a.m. Saturday after the semi tractor trailer he was driving north bound on U.S. Route 62 (the four-lane) slid off of the right side of the road and jackknifed. The report said he failed to see that the road ended. No injuries were reported. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

– Jose Pedro Nicolas, of 234 S. Lincoln Ave., Salem, was cited for driving with no license after a traffic stop at 12:17 a.m. Saturday on Olive Street near Orchard. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

– Police responded to the 1300 block of West State Street after a caller at 8:15 p.m. Friday reported people entering a residence and taking things from inside the residence. The caller said nobody should be inside the home. Officers found two people who said they were told by the homeowner to remove 10 cats from the residence. Police determined it was management and the humane society removing the animals.

– Police were called at 7:12 p.m. Friday to the area of South Lincoln Avenue near Chestnut Grove Road for a report of two juveniles walking north attempting to use a taser on each other. It was determined the juveniles were in the city limits, with Salem Police advised of the incident.

– Police were called at 4:43 p.m. Friday to U.S. 62, north of state Route 14, for a minor accident between a hawk and a northbound Dodge Caravan driven by David Pulver, 62, of Clinton, Pa. who said the bird flew up from the east berm and shattered the passenger side mirror on the van. The bird was injured and stayed on the edge of the road until the humane officer attempted to cover it, then it attempted to fly across the road and over the embankment. The humane officer located the injured bird in the underbrush and captured it to administer assistance. The vehicle sustained minor damage.

GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT

– Police responded to a criminal mischief report in the 17000 block of Fairview Avenue at 9:05 a.m. Sept. 8.

– A Beaver Creek Road resident reported at 2:23 p.m. Sept. 8 that his neighbor had been driving an ATV on his property and possibly taking pumpkins. The neighbor was warned to stay of the resident’s property.

– A Seacrist Road resident reported at 4:55 p.m. Sept. 8 that her credit card had been stolen and transactions made in Alliance.

– Police responded to a theft report in the 15000 block of Middletown Road at 5:59 p.m. Sept. 9.

– Police charged a 16-year-old resident of the Sharon Lynn Girls Home for possession of marijuana after the girl was reported smoking the substance at the facility at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 9.

– A Fifth Street, Beloit, resident reported at 8:17 p.m. Sept. 9 that he believed a known man had taken his prescription medication from his vehicle probably while in Alliance.

– Police responded to the Sharon Lynn Girls Home at 10 p.m. Sept. 9 where a woman reported one of the juvenile clients had shoved her.

– Police responded to a breaking and entering report in the 7000 block of Roller Road at 4:36 p.m. Sept. 11.

– A Lisbon Road resident reported at 1:25 p.m. Sept. 10 that someone had used his credit card for purchases in Texas.

LISBON

– A caller reported a couple were arguing loudly as they walked along North Market Street near the Vista Center entrance at 3 a.m. Saturday. An officer spoke with the couple who said there was no problem.

– Christen Bailey reported at 7:50 p.m. Sunday she went to visit Terry Wolf at his home on West Pine Street and saw him with another woman upon her arrival. Bailey said she confronted Wolf and he threatened to punch her if she did not leave.

– Corey M. Adams, 21, Center Avenue, was cited for assured cleared distance after he drove into the rear of a stopped vehicle driven by Roger L. Divine, 65, of Jefferson, at the intersection of Market and Lincoln Way at 5:29 p.m. Friday.

– Crystal Holloway and Richard Parrish, both of whom live on West Lincoln Way, reported Friday they were being harassed by phone by their former boyfriend and girlfriend, respectively. When police learned the call occurred outside of town, the couple was told they needed to contact the sheriff’s office.

– Mary Shaulis, West Chestnut Street, reported Friday she believes someone is keeping her mail from her. Shaulis said her mother mailed her a gift card for her birthday to her old address at a different location on West Chestnut Street and the new occupant, Nicole Hilton, said she does not have her mail. An officer spoke with Hilton, who again said had not received her mail.

COLUMBIANA

– Don Covert, Kingwood Drive, reported at 3:44 p.m. Sunday he found a pellet hole in one of his windows. Police checked the home and saw a double pane on the second floor window was penetrated by a BB sized object.

– Jordan Troy, Columbiana, was southbound on North West Street at 8 p.m. Sunday and left the right side of the road and struck several large rocks on the edge of the yard of a nearby home causing damage to the yard. He was cited for failure to control.

– William D. Sherrill, 27, Columbiana, was cited for failure to reinstate license and break light requirements following a traffic stop on North Main Street at 8:49 p.m. Sunday.

– Joseph G. Procick IV, 22, Berlin Center, was arrested and charged with aggravated possession of drugs, possession of marijuana paraphernalia, driving under suspension and loud exhaust following a traffic stop on West Salem Street at 11:38 p.m. Sunday.

– A man from Whispering Pines Village reported at 7:19 a.m. Saturday he heard five or six gunshots at the Tic-Toc/Pizza Joes’s area. Police found no problems there but patrons said they had also heard several gunshots coming from the north. Police checked the area but did not hear additional gun shots.

– A man reported at 7:16 a.m. Saturday a very young girl was sitting by herself in the Columbiana Manor Apartments hallway for about 20 minutes and wouldn’t talk to anyone. Police found the girl’s mother, who was in from Connecticut visiting family, and it was discovered the girl was autistic and got out of the apartment while everyone was sleeping. Police warned the girl’s parents to properly secure the apartment.

– Police stood by for traffic control at the American Legion on state Route 14 at 9:11 a.m. Saturday after someone working struck a gas line there. A group of people watching a ballgame were evacuated from the property.

– Richard Schwartz, East Park Avenue, reported at 11:56 a.m. Saturday his yard and property were damaged by a company trimming trees near the power lines on Friday.

– A woman reported at 10:22 p.m. Saturday a semi truck was tailgating her while she was westbound on state Route 14, and that when the truck passed her it almost hit another eastbound vehicle, causing her to nearly go into the ditch. Police checked the area but did not see the truck.

POLICE REPORTS

Salem reports

– Police responded to the 100 block of Railroad Street at 1:28 a.m. Sunday for a fight and found several woman had been arguing but were gone when police arrived. Police checked the area but were unable to locate them.

Police responded to the 100 block of Railroad Street at 2:30 a.m. and found several people refusing to leave the bar. Police spoke to them and they left without incident.

– Police responded to the 400 block of Fair Avenue at 10:21 p.m. Saturday for a report of a suspicious person walking down the sidewalk but were unable to locate anyone.

– A complainant in the 200 block of W. State Street advised police at 9:35 a.m. Saturday he was receiving harassing calls and text messages from a known woman. He said she drove past his residence displaying a derogatory hand gesture toward him and texted his mother stating she was going to file charges against him if he didn’t stop calling the police on her. An officer spoke to her on the phone and advised her of the complaint and she said he owed her money. She was advised it was a civil matter and of the consequences if she persisted in harassing him.

– Police responded to the 700 block of W. Wilson Street at 8:55 p.m. Saturday after receiving an anonymous call for a possible dispute between a man and a woman. Police located a couple walking apart from each other and they said there was a minor dispute and they were letting things cool off.

– Police responded to the 900 block of Homewood Avenue at 8:45 p.m. Saturday where a man and woman had been arguing. The woman had left on foot.

– Police responded to the 900 block of W. State Street at 8:43 p.m. Saturday for a report of a vehicle driven in a reckless manner. Police located the vehicle in the 100 block of W. State Street and followed it for several block and no violations were observed.

– Police responded to the 500 block of N. Lincoln Avenue at 5:10 p.m. Saturday and were advised that sometime in the last week several items were taken from the garage including power tools.

POLICE REPORTS

Salem

– Police responded to the 500 block of Walnut Street at 2:54 p.m. Friday where the complainant advised of several items being stolen from the residence including a 40-foot extension ladder, a compound (Buckmaster) bow, a Legend electric guitar, tools and a tool pouch.

– An apartment manager advised police at 1:46 p.m. Friday of unauthorized use of the dumpster where 10 to 12 bags had been disposed of. The complainant wanted to know how to file charges and a witness said he saw an SUV Expedition-type vehicle throw the bags in the dumpster. Police will contact the complainant later.

– Police made a traffic stop in the 100 block of Benton Road at 9:41 a.m. Friday and the driver did not have a valid driver’s license and the vehicle was removed from the road. An inventory revealed suspected marijuana and after the driver was released from the scene a field test proved positive and the driver was advised to return. Police charged Russell D. Austin of Barberton with possession of marijuana and failure to reinstate his license.

– Police took Bessie M. Ryan, 597 Walnut St., and Robbie A. Anglin, 443 Benton Road, into custody on outstanding warrants. Anglin was transported to the Columbiana County jail while Ryan was transported to the Mahoning County jail.

– Police responded to the 500 block of Newgarden Avenue at 12:28 p.m. Saturday for a domestic call that was occurred on Sept. 13. The complainant advised she and her live-in boyfriend had a physical altercation. The incident will be forwarded to the county prosecutor’s office.

– At 1:37 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the 300 block of West 10th Street for an identity theft/fraud report. The incident is under investigation.

COLUMBIANA

– Police were called to state Route 7 at 8:40 a.m. Friday after a chunk of concrete south of the first bridge broke apart. The Street Department was contacted to make the repairs.

– Police were called to the Village Plaza parking lot near Sparkle at 3:27 p.m. Friday where reportedly an infant child was left alone in the backseat crying for some time, and the whereabouts of the parent was unknown. Upon arrival, the car in question was gone.

– Police at Firestone Park stopped a park goer at 8:14 p.m. Friday after spotting the person with alcoholic beverages. A warning was issued.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– A woman from Liberty Street reported at 11:37 a.m. Friday that a female was in front of her in the checkout at a local grocery store and a male was behind her and they were talking and joking with the cashier. Something was said about a name and they would never tell a lie and she realized it was the female having something to do with her ex-son-in-law. Something was said and the female made a threat towards her about watching her back. She only wanted a report on file.

– Cletis Monroy, 30, of 295 Rose Ave., was charged with attempted burglary, possession of criminal tools, drug abuse instrument and possession of drug paraphernalia after police were called at 10:49 a.m. Friday to the 800 block of East Third Street for a burglary in progress with the residents inside the home. Officers arrived and detained a man, later identified as Monroy, allegedly attempting to gain entry into an attached garage by cutting a padlock. He was found in possession of drug abuse instruments and taken into custody. An officer said the drug paraphernalia involved a suspected crack pipe. The residence was checked and the occupants gave a statement.

– A man on Rose Avenue reported at 10:45 a.m. Friday that a female he knows came to his residence just before he called police and when he opened the door, she shoved past him and said she wanted money. She went to the bedroom and removed cash and when he tried to stop her, she shoved him to the floor, injuring his hand, before fleeing out of the apartment.

– Police were called for solicitors on the Salem Parkway in the industrial park at 10:38 a.m. Friday and saw a white pickup with three to four high performance-type motors in the back. The pickup had a South Carolina license plate and turned into a business on the George E. Wallace Parkway where an officer stopped the driver who said he was selling the motors to local businesses door-to-door. When asked if he had a permit, he said he had a license from the state to sell. He was told he needed a permit to solicit in the city and was told where to go to apply. The side of the pickup said Capitol Equipment.

– An officer was flagged down at 9:52 a.m. Friday in front of Walmart, 2875 E. State St., where a woman had collapsed in the entrance. Fire department first responders and an ambulance responded. She was taken to Salem Community Hospital by KLG.

– Joshua Irey, of Benton Road, reported at 9:27 a.m. Friday that his pickup was damaged while he was at the car wash on West State Street. He said there was no clip to hang the hose so he attempted to secure it to the hooks on the wall and when he was backing out of the wash bay, the hose came loose and struck his vehicle. The damage included the plastic cover breaking around the window, the outside mirror being damaged and the side of the vehicle being scraped. He was told to contact the business owner.

– A woman spoke to an officer at the police station at 1:30 a.m. Friday regarding an argument that took place over the Internet between her and a female she knows. She wanted it documented.

– A possible prowler was reported in the 600 block of East Third Street at 9:54 p.m. Thursday, but nobody was found after officers checked the residence inside and out. A prowler had been reported in the basement of the same home at 4:24 p.m., with no one located.

– A man and his girlfriend gave statements at 8:46 p.m. Thursday in reference to an incident that started in Lisbon and ended in Salem.

– Police were called for an unknown problem at 8:46 p.m. Thursday in the 300 block of South Lincoln Avenue, with both parties told to stay away from each other for the evening.

– Police were called at 7:46 p.m. Thursday to the 300 block of Newgarden Avenue for a fight. A woman said one of the neighbors confessed to poisoning her dog. She was told to take the animal to a vet to have it checked out. The neighbor denied that he poisoned the animal. Officers advised all that they could be facing charges.

– A reckless driver was reported at 7:43 p.m. Thursday on East State Street, but was not found.

– A man in the 200 block of West Wilson Street reported at 6:05 p.m. Thursday that he was receiving unwanted calls and texts from a male he knows. He was told his options.

– Tree limbs were reported in the road at 4:49 p.m. Thursday in the 1100 block of Cleveland Street. The limbs were placed on the curb lawn, with a message left for the street department to pick them up.

– A hit/skip was reported at 4:28 p.m. Thursday in the 800 block of West State Street. Jordan Pitts, of Hanoverton, was westbound and stopped for traffic when another westbound vehicle described as a dark-colored small SUV failed to stop and struck the Pitts vehicle from behind, then left. Damage was to the right rear bumper area.

-A male juvenile came to the police station at 4:17 p.m. Thursday believing there was a warrant for his arrest. An active warrant was found and the 17-year-old from Leetonia was taken into custody for a warrant for an unruly charge.

– A woman in the 600 block of East Fourth Street reported at 4:14 p.m. Thursday that a neighbor set a baby stroller and child’s toy in her yard and left. An officer spoke to the neighbor, learning she put them in the wrong yard. She retrieved the items.

PERRY TWP.

– Police provided traffic control after being called at 5:45 p.m. Thursday to Snyder Road near South Lincoln Avenue where a semi tractor trailer attempted to make a u-turn and became stuck when the trailer went off the berm into soft soil, with the trailer across the roadway. Davidson Towing responded and pulled the trailer out.

– Police received multiple calls Thursday evening regarding solicitors going door-to-door in the area of Old Coach Lane, Devonshire, Ansley Way and Brittany Lane. The callers were told permits aren’t required in the township and a rule of thumb was buyer beware. Officers found four solicitors and checked their identities for outstanding warrants. One of them had two traffic warrants from Cuyahoga County, but was outside the pickup radius. They were told to stop after dark for safety reasons.

– A Pembrooke Drive resident at 8:13 p.m. Thursday called regarding phone calls he keeps receiving wanting to speak to his spouse. It happened in the past and started happening again recently. The name and phone number of the person is unknown and they won’t advise the reason for the calls. He was told to get a number the next time they call.

– A Springdale resident called at 1:42 p.m. Thursday regarding a text message sent out claiming her credit card was compromised and she would have to call a number to get it re-activated. Police checked the number and found it was connected to a fraud/scam out of the Youngstown area.

LISBON

– An East Lincoln Way woman reported Wednesday receiving harassing text messages from a man even after she asked him to quit. Police attempted to contact the man and also advised her to obtain a protection order if it continues.

-Police were called to McKinley School on Sept. 3 in regard to a custody dispute over whether the mother was allowed to pick up the child after school.

– An official at the Vista Center called Sept. 5 to report that a client left against their medical advice to attend a church function in Ravenna. Police called the church, and the minister said he would make sure the man returns.

– While on patrol police heard loud music and people talking on East Lincoln Way at 11:37 p.m. Thursday. Police spoke with Amanda Wilson, who apologized and agreed to turn down the music. Police were called to the scene at 1:29 a.m. and could again hear loud music, and Wilson was cited at that point for disturbing the peace.

– Dylan S. Ketchum, 18, of Salineville, was cited for failing to stop an assured cleared distance after striking the rear of a stopped vehicle being driven by Allen W. Frano, 67, of Youngstown, at the intersection of East Lincoln Way and Jackson Street at 3:25 p.m. Sept. 5.

-Thomas R. Entrikin, 62, McKinley Avenue, was cited for failure to control after the motorcycle he was driving struck a parked car belonging to Lane M. Skafis on East Chestnut Street at 1:36 p.m. Wednesday.

COLUMBIANA

– Donna M. Detwiler, 60, North Lima, drove over a concrete pylon in the Arrowhead Lanes parking lot at 7:15 p.m. Thursday.

POLICE REPORTS

COLUMBIANA

– A man reported at 8:51 a.m. Wednesday his wife could not park in a handicap space at McDonald’s because someone in a silver Mercedes convertible without a placard was parked there. Police went to the parking lot and saw a silver Buick in the handicap space with a placard.

– Boyd Johnson of East Palestine reported at 9:41 a.m. Wednesday he was assaulted by a co-worker while working at STG on Wardingly Drive.

– Crystal Marchianda reported at 1:27 p.m. Wednesday a car was vandalized in the Century parking lot on Railroad Street.

– Brianna Bates, 17, Pleasant Valley Court, Salem, was southbound in the Columbiana High School parking lot at 3 p.m. Wednesday and was stuck by Robert Hum III who was also southbound. No citations were issued.

– Greg Fidoe, North Bayshore Drive, reported at 5 p.m. Wednesday someone was using his credit card.

– Bryan Ray reported at 9:12 p.m. Wednesday he was threatened by someone he knows while at Circle K. At 11:14 p.m. he requested police stand by while he retrieved items from his home on Terra Verde.

SALEM

– A woman in the 900 block of North Lincoln Avenue reported a scam at 11:28 a.m. Thursday, explaining that she and her husband received two calls in the past day or so from a place calling themselves Credit Union Alert, claiming they needed contacted because their credit cards were blocked. If called, the company then wants information given over the phone. Her bank told her they have received calls about this same type of calling.

– William Blakovich II, 47, whose address was not listed, was taken into custody at 10:45 a.m. Thursday and charged with being a fugitive from justice from Beaver County, Pa. Police learned he was working at Quaker City Castings on Euclid Street and made the arrest.

– Police were called to the Salem Community Hospital emergency department at 9:39 a.m. Thursday for a domestic violence case. The alleged victim had no visible injuries and did not want to pursue any charges.

– Nellie Houdyshell, 75, of Arch Street, was cited for failure to control and taken to Salem Community Hospital after she said she suffered some type of medical problem while eastbound on 10th Street and struck two parked vehicles at 8:39 a.m. Thursday. The parked vehicles were owned by Shirley Brant and Robert Grimm.

– A resident in the 500 block of Franklin Street called at 7:51 a.m. Thursday to express concern over vehicles driving through his private driveway, which is located next to an open alley. The driveway is posted and he has a child who plays in the yard area. He said he told the mayor about the situation and on Thursday, he saw a vehicle drive through his driveway and go to the apartments at the corner of Franklin and Lincoln. Police will try to contact the driver.

– Kitty Morrow, of the 400 block of Woodland Avenue, reported at 6:32 a.m. Thursday that someone entered two vehicles parked at the rear of the residence. Items missing included a CD case, five tow chains and four ratchet straps.

– John Seitz, of the 400 block of Woodland Avenue, reported at 5:50 a.m. Thursday that someone entered two vehicles parked at the residence and removed some items.

– Police were called at 3:57 a.m. Thursday for a report of a suspicious person in the 1100 block of East Ninth Street where a woman said someone was knocking loudly on her door. Officers found a man knocking on the door who said he was trying to wake up the homeowner to get inside. The resident said she knew him, but he was not welcome.

– A man at a bar in the 500 block of South Broadway Avenue reported at 2:16 a.m. Thursday that another male broke his cell phone. Both said it was a misunderstanding and arrangements were made to replace the phone.

– John Gbur, 45, of 622 Park Ave., was charged with disorderly conduct after police were called to his residence at 12:09 a.m. Thursday for an intoxicated person. They found him attempting to enter a parked vehicle to retrieve some property so he could leave. A woman said they had an argument over his drinking, she told him to stop and he allegedly became upset and broke the door jam, screen door and front porch pillar. She wanted him to leave for the night. The charge resulted from him failing to stop yelling vulgarities when told to stop by police.

– An audible alarm was reported at 12:07 a.m. Thursday in the 1100 block of Newgarden Avenue where the resident wasn’t sure why the alarm would be going off. The alarm company was contacted and said it was their error.

– Police were called at 11:40 p.m. Wednesday to the 500 block of Continental for loud music, but couldn’t find anything.

– Police responded to the area of South Union Avenue and Maple Street at 6 p.m. Wednesday for an alleged fight involving a man who exited a black Dodge truck and a person walking down the street. Nothing could be found.

– Emmett Hughes, of the 400 block of South Lincoln Avenue, reported at 5:47 p.m. Wednesday that a Harley Davidson motorcycle was stolen from his garage.

– A large truck struck a utility line, knocking down tree limbs and the line in the 1200 block of East Third Street, a caller reported at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. The utility line was determined to be a phone line which was impeding traffic and creating a risk of damage for vehicles so it was cut and rolled up at the base of the pole across the street.

– A woman reported at 4:24 p.m. Wednesday that a known female was making harassing calls and sending harassing text messages to her phone. The suspect was contacted and said she would have no more contact with the woman.

– An officer in the 300 block of West Pershing Street saw two male juveniles throw a beer bottle into the street, breaking the glass at 4:21 p.m. Wednesday, When stopped, they pointed the finger at each other and said it stemmed from an incident on the bus. Their parents were notified and they were told the consequences if it happens again. The glass was cleaned up.

– A woman and her boyfriend reported at 3:58 p.m. Wednesday that a known female had made harassing calls to them, including alleged death threats. The boyfriend’s ex had made a comment to the woman about what she was going to have done to him. They have a child together, so they have to have contact during periodic child exchanges. The ex-girlfriend was contacted and denied making threats. She did say she told the woman she should get away from him and had friends unhappy with what he’s done. She was told the potential criminal charges for telecommunications harassment.

– A man on East Pershing Street at 1:05 p.m. Wednesday reported concerns over his bank account.

– An officer was called to Waterworth Memorial Park at 11:31 a.m. Monday near the duck pond for an assault. A victim was found with visible injuries and a suspect was located and allegedly admitted to assaulting the victim. The case will be sent to the prosecutor for review.

– A woman on North Broadway Avenue came to the police station at 10:06 a.m. Monday in reference to the possible receiving of stolen merchandise out of Kent. She was told to contact the jurisdiction handling the theft to see if the merchandise was stolen.

– An officer on patrol saw a motorist at 9:13 a.m. Monday in the intersection of West Fifth Street and Howard Avenue with a squirrel that would not leave the vehicle’s tire. The officer assisted the motorist with removal of the animal.

LISBON

– Two calls were transferred Wednesday from an Ohio Highway Patrol dispatcher from people claiming to have come across motorists driving recklessly. The first one was a vehicle heading south on state Route 45 into town at 12:37 a.m. and the other was about a vehicle on Market and Lee streets at 8:19 a.m. In neither instance did the officer find the vehicles.

– A resident reported a motorcycle just struck a parked car on East Chestnut Street at 1:36 p.m. Wednesday and the injured motorcyclist had left the scene bleeding. Another witness obtained the license plate number, which came back to Thomas Entrikin, of McKinley Avenue. An officer went to Entrikin’s home and found a damaged motorcycle in the shed. Blood was also found on the shed door. The officer then called the Salem Community Hospital emergency room, which confirmed that Entrikin was there, and he later contacted police.

– Police received two calls in the early morning Wednesday from a woman, who said a raccoon was in her garage. Police did not find the raccoon but spotted some paw prints.

– Donald E. Lemasters, 22, of Lisbon, was cited for failure to yield after he reportedly drove through the intersection of state Routes 164 and state Route 517 at 1 p.m. Tuesday, resulting in his Pacifica being struck by a semi-trailer driven by Jeremy I. Gatewell, 30, of Pittsburgh.

– Gary Wonner, East Chestnut Street, reported Tuesday receiving harassing text messages.

POLICE REPORTS

COLUMBIANA

– Gary Allen, Warren, struck a trailer owned by Reichard Industries in the company’s parking lot at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday.

– Don Leffel reported at 1:27 p.m. Tuesday a semi truck went around and over the curb at the traffic circle and kept going northbound. Police checked the circle and found no damage.

– Police saw a domestic dispute at the rear of a West Friend Street home at 1:31 p.m. Tuesday. A verbal warning was given to Candace Fraser of Columbiana and Roger Mullet of Salem for disorderly conduct.

– Jack Meier, New Waterford, was eastbound state Route 14 approaching Windjammer Drive at 3 p.m. Tuesday and rear-ended James Clunk, Columbiana, who was stationary. Clunk’s vehicle was pushed into the vehicle Keri Kelley of Columbiana, which was pushed into the vehicle of Shane Miller of East Palestine. Meier was cited for assured clear distance.

– Eleanor J. McKenzie’s vehicle was damaged as a result of a crash in the McDonald’s parking lot at 3:22 p.m. Tuesday. McKenzie told police her vehicle was struck by Jayma Marshall, 16, West Main Street, Leetonia, who had backed out of a parking space.

– Shilah Briceland, Leetonia, had a vehicle parked at the Rite Aid parking lot when it was struck by an unknown vehicle at 5:39 p.m. Tuesday.

– Sarah McNeal, West Park Avenue, reported at 6:40 p.m. Tuesday she received a letter from an inmate.

– Beaver Township police reported at 9:50 p.m. Tuesday a 15-year-old runaway was in the area of South Avenue and Garfield Road. Police found the boy in North Arrowhead Bay area and turned him over to township police.

SALEM

– Officers assisted the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Marshal’s Office at 11:53 a.m. Wednesday in locating a wanted person in the city. Stephen W. Bell, 27, of 580 Union St., Washingtonville, was taken into custody for resisting arrest and a warrant for domestic violence after authorities checked his mother’s residence in the city. At first he wasn’t there, but after receiving more information, officers returned and he allegedly attempted to flee from the rear of the house on his bicycle, but wrecked it in the alley. He was ordered to lay down, but instead jumped up and began to run. He was tasered by a deputy and immediately dropped to the ground where he was taken into custody and taken to the county jail by a deputies.

-An anonymous caller at 1:18 p.m. Wednesday reported two men in the 100 block of North Ellsworth Avenue going to businesses and selling meat out of a truck. They were found and told to stop until getting a permit from the zoning office. No citation was issued since no violation was observed. The truck was marked as North Coast Meats. A caller at 9:46 a.m. in the 600 block of South Ellsworth Avenue had also called about unwanted solicitors at the business.

– Police were called at 9:45 p.m. Tuesday for a report of a vicious dog at large in the 200 block of West Fourth Street. The animal was located and was extremely aggressive towards the responding officer. The owner was found and told the consequences of a dog at large and said the dog pushed through the screen on the door and got out.

– A woman came to the police department at 9:07 p.m. Tuesday to report a female contacted her employer and made false allegations that she was abusing drugs. She also said several recent reports were made to government agencies by the known female that were also false. Officers contacted the suspect about the complaint and possible consequences if a pattern of conduct toward the woman persists. Both women were told to avoid contact with each other. The prosecutor will be consulted, but the woman was told to contact an attorney regarding the potential civil issues.

– A woman on North Ellsworth Avenue called at 8:43 p.m. Tuesday to report a suspicious male in the 1000 block, but no one was found.

– An officer at 8:13 p.m. Tuesday saw a man in the area of North Broadway Avenue and East Second Street who was believed to have an active warrant. The person was identified and turned out to be someone else. He was told why he was stopped and was sent on his way.

– An ATV was reported on the street in the 300 block of Hickory Lane at 7:56 p.m. Tuesday. None were found.

– A reckless driver in a white Ford Ranger was reported entering the city on South Lincoln Avenue at 7:06 p.m. Tuesday, but was not found.

– A woman on West Seventh Street reported at 6:32 p.m. Tuesday that her ex-girlfriend was calling and harassing her over the end of their relationship. She was concerned she might show up and create a disturbance and wanted the situation documented.

– An anonymous person dropped off a legal document at 6:27 p.m. Tuesday after it was found near the copy machine at the post office on Penn Avenue. A relative of the owner was contacted and told how to retrieve the document.

– A resident in the 700 block of West State Street reported at 6:08 p.m. Tuesday that a known female was making harassing calls and sending harassing text messages. The person was contacted and denied the allegation, saying there would be no more contact with the resident.

– A domestic was reported in the 600 block of Deming Street at 5:52 p.m. Tuesday. A man and woman had an argument, but no physical violence occurred. They were told to separate for the evening.

– An anonymous caller at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday reported a suspicious man loitering in the area of the daycare on Columbia Street. The man was found on South Lundy Avenue and said he was just waiting for a friend to return from a nearby grocery store. He was told his presence in the area was potentially alarming due to the nearby daycare. He apologized and volunteered to move to the grocery store property to wait.

– An officer at 4:27 p.m. Tuesday noted a broken window on a residence in the 1300 block of East Third Street which appeared to happen recently.

PERRY TWP.

– A passerby at 11:35 a.m. Tuesday reported seeing a juvenile girl on the U.S. Route 62 four-lane and North Ellsworth Avenue. Police found the 13-year-old stopped in the median on her bike. The parent was contacted, responded to the scene and picked her up. She said the girl was not in school because she’s suspended. She was told bicycles are not allowed on the four-lane.

– Bruce Shasteen, of the 1400 block of Jennings Avenue, reported at 6:12 p.m. Tuesday that a video game system and 15 games were missing from the residence. Police found a broken window where entry may have been made. Police were called back to the residence later and told the items were returned. He didn’t want charges against the people responsible since they were relatives.

– Police stopped a 2001 Chevy Malibu in the 300 block of Benton Road at 1:25 p.m. Tuesday for a traffic offense and learned an officer could confiscate the vehicle registration and license plates on behalf of the registrar. The vehicle was towed. The operator was found to be valid and given a warning for the traffic violation and walked from the scene.

– David E. Dailey, 65, of Garfield Road, Salem, was cited for improper backing after he attempted to back up while stopped at the stop sign on Michigan Boulevard and struck a vehicle driven by Cynthia Anderson, 48, of Springfield, who was stopped behind him, causing minor damage to her vehicle at 12:44 p.m. Tuesday.

– A woman on West Perry Street called police at 11:35 a.m. Tuesday to report receiving phone calls from a person claiming to be from Medicare requesting information on their account. She said she ended the call and was concerned due to them never receiving calls about their Medicare account over the phone.

– Police responded to the 400 block of Country Club Lane for an ongoing neighbor dispute over property trespassing at 10:43 a.m. Tuesday. A man said that on Monday night, his neighbor placed items on the property line to prevent him from doing work on his property. He believes it’s in retaliation for police being called Monday over trespassing on the property by workers. Information will be sent to the prosecutor for review for possible charges or whether it’s a civil matter.

SALEM TWP.

– Constable Dan Valentine received a report from a resident in the 39000 block of Crestview Road, Leetonia, at 11:48 a.m Monday advising that a suspicious person came to her house trying to get her to let him pave her driveway. The person was located in the Grafton Road area and was identified as being from Arkansas and had no equipment with him. He was advised to leave the area because it appeared that is was a scam.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– Police responded at 1:02 p.m. Tuesday to Quaker Village, 201 S. Lincoln Ave., where two clerks said a customer became upset and started yelling at them after he used his bank card to make a purchase and the clerk accidentally rang up 10 times the amount. They tried to get the card to revoke the sales, but it wouldn’t so they attempted to give him the over amount in cash to deposit in his bank across the street and he didn’t like that. The man, from East Liverpool, said he became upset because they wouldn’t give him his card back after he asked for it. He took the card from the counter and the clerks said the charges were removed but he said his account was now overdrawn. He was asked to sign the receipts, but refused, took his card and went to the bank. The clerks said his account should be all right.

– Police received a complaint at 12:34 p.m. Tuesday from Salem Community Hospital, 1995 E. State St., regarding an automated dialing system continually calling and tying up the phone lines.

– A motocycle was towed after being parked in the street on South Lundy with no one around for three hours Tuesday. The call came at 11:42 a.m. Cones had been placed around it by a city worker until it was towed. The motorcycle had damage to the front fender and foot rest and appeared to have been laid down on the pavement.

– The owner of a business at 570 S. Broadway Ave. reported at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday that kids who reside next door have been throwing rocks and apples into the fenced portion of his business. Several apples and rocks were seen on freshly sealed asphalt. He was concerned they’ll break a window. Police spoke to the mother and told her to correct the problem.

– A domestic dispute was reported at 9:51 a.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of West Pershing Street where police learned a woman and her live-in boyfriend had a verbal disagreement over living conditions. She was moving out. Police stood by while she gathered some clothing and said her family will help move the furniture. Both were told they could face charges if police have to return.

– A woman came to the police station at 9:07 a.m. Tuesday to report concerns about a suspicious person she was made aware of who came to the Methodist Church Monday and said he was looking for children to attend church. The person had no identification or credentials to show who he was or why he was inquiring about children. She wanted the police notified should he have other intentions.

– Elizabeth Colbert, 26, of East Seventh Street, was cited for failure to yield after stopping at the stop sign at Maple Street while northbound on Washington Avenue and pulling out, striking the left side of a westbound vehicle driven by Myrtle Geho, 82, of Maple Street, at 8:47 a.m. Tuesday. Geho was trapped in her vehicle and had to be extricated by the city fire department. She was taken to Salem Community Hospital by EMT Ambulance.

– Police responded to a residence in the 400 block of South Lincoln Avenue where a resident reported at 7:51 a.m. Tuesday that someone entered both his and his wife’s vehicles and took some small change, along with a GPS unit out of his vehicle.

– John Bridge Sr., of Rose Avenue, reported at 7:39 a.m. Tuesday that a vicious dog came after him in the 100 block of Rose Avenue. No one would answer the door at the residence in question.

– A caller at 11:56 p.m. Monday reported a reckless driver, possibly intoxicated, in the area of Franklin Avenue and Whinnery Road. An officer stopped the vehicle after a marked lanes violation and the driver said he was just tired. He only lived a short distance away and was told to use extra caution.

– A prowler was reported at 10:50 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of Franklin Avenue where a woman said she saw a man looking in the window of the residence. Nobody was found.

– Loud music was reported at 8:28 p.m. Monday in the 300 block of North Ellsworth Avenue where a resident said he was having band practice. He said they would stop for the night.

– A woman in the 700 block of West Pershing Street reported at 7:53 p.m. Monday that she received unwanted messages on Facebook from someone she knows. Police spoke to the person sending the messages and both were told to no longer have contact.

– Police received a report at 6:53 p.m. Monday of manhole covers that came off in the 1200 block of East State Street and the 1100 block of East Pershing Street due to the large amount of rain. The covers were replaced after the water went down.

– Geoffrey Cody, 28, of Hartley Road, was cited for assured clear distance after the eastbound pickup he was driving at 6:13 p.m. Monday failed to stop and struck the rear of an eastbound car driven by Linda James, 60, of Columbiana, who was stopped for the red light on East State Street at South Union Avenue. An officer witnessed the crash and heard the squealing of the pickup’s tires. James was taken to Salem Community Hospital by EMT for possible injuries. The report said Cody was distracted by an external distraction, but did not say what the distraction was.

– A woman at 5:56 p.m. Monday turned in a wallet found in the area of Giant Eagle, 2401 E. State St., with a message left for the owner.

– A woman in the 1200 block of East State Street reported at 5:16 p.m. Monday that she and her 17-year-old daughter were involved in a verbal dispute over a cell phone and it escalated into a brief physical confrontation. The daughter left, but an officer spoke to her later and she was told her mother could pursue unruly charges against her through Juvenile Court. Both were told to avoid a physical confrontation.

– A neighbor dispute developed at 3:48 p.m. Monday in the 1400 block of East State Street over a shared driveway. They were told it’s a civil matter and they understood and agreed it would not escalate into an altercation.

– Franklin Gall, 77, of East Fourth Street, was cited for failure to yield after pulling from a stop sign while southbound on Ohio Avenue at the intersection with Franklin Avenue, attempting a turn and striking the side of an eastbound vehicle on Franklin driven by John Maniscalco, 38, of Jefferson Avenue, at 3:31 p.m. Monday. There were no injuries reported.

PERRY TWP.

– Police assisted the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office with a neighbor dispute in the 400 block of South Egypt Road with a possible weapon involved and multiple people at 8:01 p.m. Monday.

– Police were called at 7 p.m. Monday to the railroad crossing on South Lincoln Avenue for a report of flooding. Officers saw 5 to 7 inches of water over the crossing and contacted Norfolk Southern. Before Norfolk Southern arrived, the rain ceased and there was no longer a problem, with the railroad company advised.

– Police responded at 6:05 p.m. Monday to the 400 block of Country Club Lane for a report of a neighbor dispute over a property line. A woman reported her neighbor erected scaffolding for home improvements on her property. Police spoke to both parties, told them it’s a civil issue and to contact their attorneys.

– A caller at 3:05 p.m. Monday reported a suspicious man lying near the creek in the 400 block of Benton Road. Police found the person, who was known to officers and lives in the 400 block of Benton Road. He said he was just sitting by the creek talking to himself. He was told to stay away from that area for the rest of the day.

– An officer responded at 11:42 a.m. Monday to the 1300 block of West State Street with a Salem patrolman to speak with a man about an assault that took place in Salem.

– A child was reported in a vehicle at 2:26 p.m. Monday in a parking lot while a parent went into the bank in the 100 block of North Broadway Avenue. The father came out and explained the cooling fan continues to run even with the car shut off. He was told it was a poor decision to leave the child in the car.

COLUMBIANA

– Police went to A-Plus Powder Coaters at 8 p.m. Monday for a report that flames were coming from the chimney. Employees were still there and no problems were reported.

LISBON

– Police responded to alarm going off at the Cash Advance store on North Market Street at 5:23 p.m. Monday and found the front door open and the “open” sign was flashing. An employee with a key arrived and secured the premises.

– Police received two calls between 4 and 5 p.m. Monday of a dog running loose on North Market Street, the first time when only two minors were home. The adults were home the second time and were warned they could be cited.

POLICE REPORTS

GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT

– A 14000 block state Route 165 resident reported a stolen vehicle at 3:54 a.m. Sept. 1.

– Yi Sun, 37, Pittsburgh, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in Goshen Township at 7:15 p.m. Sunday in which he was eastbound on state Route 165 just east of Seacrist Road when he allegedly failed to maintain control, traveling off the right side of the roadway and getting stuck. No injury was reported.

– A 10000 block Lisbon Road resident reported a burglary at 10:45 p.m. Sept. 1.

– A Lisbon Road resident reported at 8:02 p.m. Sept. 3 that another woman had struck her in the face and knee area with a crutch.

– Adam L. Tyson, 30, 696 W. Tennessee Ave., Sebring, was arrested for theft after allegedly attempting to steal an iPhone case from the Dollar General in Beloit at 7:35 p.m. Sept. 4.

– Police responded to an assault report at the Sharon Lynn Girls Home at 8:21 p.m. Sept. 4.

– A Third Street, Beloit, resident reported at 7 p.m. Sept. 5 that juveniles had written on his car with a magic marker.

– Police responded to a theft from auto report on Redwood Drive, Beloit, at 9:30 p.m. Friday.

– Several juveniles were discovered at Coy Park at 2:40 a.m. Saturday. All were issued warnings for curfew and released to their parents.

– Police responded to a domestic dispute at a Cedarwood Drive, Beloit, home at 1:48 a.m. Saturday in which a brother and sister had been in a verbal argument about a box fan.

LISBON

-A East Lincoln Way man reported four juveniles were on his property and looking into his window before running toward C-R Auto at 2:08 a.m. Saturday.

– A caller reported seeing someone driving erratically, possibly in a Dodge Neon, south on state Route 45 by Adams Road at 12:44 a.m. Saturday. Police checked the area but did not find the vehicle.

– A Moore Street resident reported an odor complaint at 5:40 a.m. Sunday. Police detected what smelled like something being burned on Brookfield Street but were unable to locate the source.

– A loud music complaint was received on East Lincoln Way at 11:17 p.m. Saturday. An officer spoke with a woman who was told to keep the volume down.

– A East Lincoln Way woman reported Sunday that money was missing from her home, and there was no sign the home had been broken into.

– Police were called to a on East Lincoln Way at 7:17 p.m. Sunday in regard to an intoxicated man who was confused. Police and EMTs also summoned to the scene spoke with the man who was taken by ambulance to a local hospital.

– Police were called to the home of Lisa Holt, South Lincoln Avenue, at 6:42 p.m. Sunday, where Henry Parks had injured himself during a fall earlier in the day. Parks was checked by EMTs, and Holt said she did not want him at her home. Parks gathered his belongings and left.

SALEM

-Kelly Ryan, of the 1000 block of East Third Street, reported at 12:54 p.m. Monday that she and her boyfriend saw a woman taking pictures of their home and confronted her. She made a statement about refinancing and when they asked her for some identification or credentials, she left.

– Police responded to a report at 12:35 p.m. Monday of a tractor trailer that struck a tree in the Butech lot at the corner of South Broadway Avenue and Franklin Street. The truck was attempting to turn around in the parking lot when the cab struck a tree limb and a large tree branch broke off and fell between the truck and trailer. The Salem Fire Department responded and cut the branch to free the truck. No damage was done to the lot.

– Sarah Fitzsimmons, 32, and Jacob Miller, 29, both of 237 Washington Ave., were each charged with domestic violence after police were called to their residence at 12:12 p.m. Monday for a domestic call. Each of them had visible injuries to their faces and probable cause was established, with both of them taken into custody and taken to the Columbiana County jail. Two children, ages 3 and 20 months, were taken by a relative. Children Services reported to the police station for intervention and a safety plan was set up with a known friend of the parents.

– A suspicious male was reported at 9:17 a.m. Monday in the 600 block of North Howard Avenue where police found the man at the rear of a property. He said he was working on the apartment building and was waiting for the owner to arrive.

– A vehicle was reported parked too close to a driveway on Cleveland Street at 8:44 a.m. Monday. The owner was located and moved the vehicle.

-Police were called at 9:33 p.m. Sunday to the 600 block of East Third Street for a person to be removed. The woman who called said the person left before officers arrived. He was located in the area and told he’s no longer welcome at the residence.

– Emily Ellsworth, of the 700 block of North Union Avenue, reported at 9:28 p.m. Sunday that someone placed seeds into the gas tank of a 2012 Dodge pickup. She said it had to have happened in the past two weeks. It was discovered when the owner went to the gas station for fuel, noting the check engine light came on and the vehicle would not take fuel. The extent of the damage was unknown.

– Officers responded to Centennial Park at 7 p.m. Sunday for a fight in progress and learned the primary person involved in the altercation fled before they arrived. They learned the person had several active warrants for his arrest in Columbiana County, but he could not be found.

– A reckless vehicle was reported at 6:53 p.m. Sunday in the 200 block of Vine Avenue. Police found the vehicle and spoke to the driver who said he dropped his phone and tried to retrieve it from the floor of his truck. He ran up on the curb and blew out his front tire.

– Loud music was reported in the 300 block of West Fourth Street at 6:08 p.m. Sunday, coming from a vehicle next to a residence. The vehicle was located and the owner told to turn down the bass.

– Officers were flagged down at 6:07 p.m. Sunday by a person who reported illegal drug activity in the city. The information will be passed on to the Columbiana County Drug Task Force.

– An intoxicated driver was reported in the 400 block of Lundy Avenue at 4:58 p.m. Sunday. Police found the vehicle in question on East Perry Street and determined the driver was not intoxicated. He said he parked funny at a business on Broadway and that may be why someone thought he was intoxicated.

– Police responded at 4:48 p.m. Sunday to the 1400 block of South Lincoln Avenue where a juvenile was refusing to leave his grandmother’s residence and return home with his mother. Officers spoke to him and he reluctantly went home with his mother.

– Police were called at 4:39 p.m. Sunday to the 2800 block of East State Street for a reckless vehicle, but could not find it.

PERRY TWP.

– A bank check card was located at Circle K South on South Lincoln at 8:36 a.m. Monday and taken to the Salem Police Department. A bank manager was contacted and will attempt to contact the card owner.

– Police responded at 8:29 p.m. Sunday to the area of Garfield Avenue for a report of possible gunshots. Officers checked the area and could not hear anything.

– Police were called at 9:41 a.m. Sunday for a dog running in the road in the 1700 block of South Lincoln Avenue. The resident had the dog on their porch and the dog warden was contacted and retrieved the dog.

– An officer answered a call at 4:38 a.m. Sunday on West Sixth Street for Salem Police units who were busy at a shooting at Walmart. A man reported he was awakened by people using his closed above-ground pool in his back yard. He chased them off but found a sign next to his pool that did not belong to him.

– Police assisted Salem Police at Walmart on East State Street at 2:48 a.m. Sunday to separate and detain witnesses until Salem detectives could take their statements.

– Nicole Michelle Hilton, 43, of Lisbon, was not injured or cited after failing to see that the road ended while traveling north on U.S. Route 62 and the state Route 14 interchange at 10:28 p.m. Saturday. Her vehicle traveled off of the road 20 feet and became stuck in the sand. The vehicle had to be towed out.

– Mary Hough, of Hearthside Drive, reported at 9:41 p.m. Saturday that unknown juveniles threw unknown objects against her front door and windows, then ran when she turned on the porch lights. She thought neighborhood juveniles may be involved, but could not identify anyone. There was no damage to her property.

– Police responded at 1:40 p.m. Saturday to the 1300 block of West State Street for a suspicious man trespassing on a property. A resident said the man was riding a 4-wheeler and trying to get his son to ride with him. He’s not welcome on the property. He was found and told to stay off of the property or face criminal charges.

– A dog was reported running on the road in the area of Newgarden Avenue and state Route 45 at 10:15 a.m. Saturday. Police tried to catch the dog, but could not and notified the Humane Society and dog warden.

– Police were called at 8:18 a.m. Saturday to the 1100 block of Prospect Street for an unruly juvenile who wouldn’t respond when spoken to and failed to listen to anything a woman said. She wanted the juvenile taken to the Tobin detention center, but was told police have to follow guidelines for taking a juvenile to Tobin. Both parties were told to give each other space and talk later when they are calm. Five minutes later the woman called back to report an assault from the juvenile, with police finding no marks on either person. The woman, whom the report said was adamant about police taking the juvenile to Tobin, was warned about the consequences of filing a false police report.

COLUMBIANA

– Shelly Moore, Leetonia, was eastbound on East Park Avenue approaching Elm Street at 12:16 p.m. Friday when James Minerd, New Waterford, stopped at the stop sign southbound on North Elm Street and then proceeded through the intersection and struck Moore. Minerd was cited for failure to yield at a stop sign.

– Renee Miller, Columbiana, was traveling in the exit lane at the Columbiana High School parking lot at 2:54 p.m. Friday and struck Richard Rankin, Columbiana, who was traveling in the same direction and failed to stop in time. No citations were issued.

– The highway patrol requested assistance with a hit-skip in the Unity Township area involving a red pickup truck at 5:45 p.m. Friday. Police checked the area but did not find the truck.

– A woman reported at 6:26 p.m. Friday cars were parked on both sides of Court Street. Police checked and found no signs were prohibiting cars from parking there.

– Jim Bacon, C.T. Cope Co., turned in a DVD player he found at 6:45 p.m. Friday.

– The New Waterford Police Department requested assistance at 7:22 p.m. Friday with checking a building with a smashed window on Silliman Street in New Waterford. Police found the owner inside the building.

– Mary Thompson of Columbus was arrested on a Columbiana County Sheriff’s Warrant at 7:50 p.m. Friday at the street fair.

– Tonya R. Courtney, Youngstown, reported at 9:10 p.m. Friday her car was stolen from the street fair. It was later found by Paul’s Cafe where she parked it.

– The Beaver Township Police Department reported at 8:42 p.m. Friday a large bale of hay was on state Route 14 near Heck Road.

– Tiffany Sherrill, South Main Street, reported at 9 p.m. Friday she wanted a man removed from the home. Police verbally warned Greg Ritterbeck for trespass.

– Police responded to a domestic at 8:12 a.m. Saturday on Manor Drive. There were no problems.

– The highway patrol reported at 1:27 p.m. Saturday an elderly woman in a white PT Cruiser was driving recklessly eastbound on state Route 14 from Beeson Mill Road. Police found the vehicle but did not see her make any traffic violations.

– A man reported at 1:46 p.m. Saturday a car was parked too close to the stop sign at North Vine and Allen streets. Police issued a parking citation to the vehicle.

– The highway patrol reported at 3:16 p.m. Saturday a reckless driver was westbound on state Route 14 from Pennsylvania. Police found the vehicle and turned it over to the patrol.

– A man reported at 6:36 p.m. Saturday branches were in front of a North Middle Street home and cars were parked on either side of the street and the branches were making it difficult to get through. Police found people were cutting the shrubbery there and were using a trailer and would be leaving within an hour.

– Ben Curl of Columbiana was arrested on a Portage County Sheriff’s Warrant at 7 p.m. Saturday at the street fair.

– At 7:17 p.m. Saturday police found a packet with a white substance in it at the big tent in the street fair.

– A man reported at 7:59 p.m. Saturday he found a dog that became aggressive with him. The dog’s owner, Courtney Kurtz was contacted and her husband retrieved the dog.

– Police responded to a domestic dispute near the Post Office at 8 p.m. Saturday. There were no problems.

– The county sheriff’s office reported at 9:52 p.m. Saturday two Mustangs were speeding northbound on state Route near 7&14. Police checked the area but did not see the vehicles.

– Terry Poulton reported at 2:37 p.m. Sunday a kid was walking down Old North with what appeared to be an assault rifle. Police found it was a toy.

– Someone reported at 2:46 p.m. Sunday someone in Mulberry Alley was burning trash and smoke was filling the house and it smelled bad.

– Aaron A. Ciapala, 38, Leetonia, was cited for driving under suspension at 7:27 p.m. Sunday during a traffic stop on state Route 164.

– A Reichard’s employee reported at 7:48 p.m. Sunday suspicious activity was going on behind the plant on Fairfield Avenue.

– Benjamin H. Wiley Sr., 40, Leetonia, was cited for driving under suspension and expired registration following a traffic stop on Camelot Drive at 9:33 p.m. Sunday. A passenger, Megan M. Davis, 22, Leetonia, was found to have an active warrant for her arrest through the county sheriff’s office and was taken into custody.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– Matthew L. Simpson, 53, Gillette, Wyo., was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash in the 800 block of South Ellsworth Avenue at 2:54 p.m. Saturday in which he was southbound and allegedly failed to stop for traffic, striking the rear of a semi driven by Sean D. Walker, 43, Englewood, Ohio, who had slowed for the railroad crossing. No injuries were reported.

– An officer responded to a Washington Avenue home at 4:54 p.m. Saturday where a woman reported her juvenile son had left in defiance of orders at 10 a.m. that day and had not returned or checked in. The son was found at a family member’s home and returned to his parents.

– Police responded to a South Lundy Avenue parking lot at 5:13 p.m. Saturday for a suspicious person concealing something inside his shirt. The officer was familiar with the man, a local resident, who was carrying his smoking tobacco inside his shirt.

– Officers responded to a Homewood Avenue home at 6:30 p.m. Saturday where a resident reported he had property stolen from a friend’s house.

– Officers responded to a domestic dispute in the 1000 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 7:09 p.m. Saturday and found a heated verbal argument between a mother and daughter. The daughter was transported to the Salem Community Hospital for evaluation due to threatening to harm herself.

– Police responded to a domestic dispute in the 1100 block of East Third Street at 9:45 p.m. Saturday. The individuals involved were told to stay away from each other.

– Officers responded to the 200 block of West 10th Street at 10:12 p.m. Saturday to check yards and vehicles after a resident reported hearing yelling outside the home. The officers were unable to find a problem, and a neighbor said a small nearby party was holding a scavenger hunt, the possible origin of the noise.

– A Washington Avenue resident reported at 12:39 a.m. Sunday that her ex-boyfriend had been making threats toward her and that while she was at work he had made threats of harm toward their children.

– Officers responded to a fight at a Railroad Street bar at 1:47 a.m. Sunday, but none of the individuals wished to pursue the matter. Officers returned at 2:07 a.m. for another fight, at which time the owner said he was closing for the night.

– An officer responded to a West Sixth Street home at 4:42 a.m. Sunday where the resident reported to people who appeared to be naked were in his pool and fled when confronted. The officer searched the area with a Perry Township officer, but they were unable to find the suspects.

– Police responded to an East 15th Street home at 8:22 a.m. Sunday where a resident reported someone overnight had egged her home and vehicle.

– Officers responded to the area of Franklin and Aetna streets at 8:47 a.m. Sunday for a disruptive man using profanities, but were unable to find anyone.

– Officers responded to a Franklin Street home at 9:52 a.m. Sunday where the resident reported being harassed by a neighbor.

– Police responded to Waterworth Memorial Park at 10:36 a.m. Sunday for a report of a man sitting in a white van since approximately 8:30 a.m. that day. The driver was found to have a suspended driver’s license and said he was waiting for a friend to drive the van away at 1 p.m.

– An Ohio Avenue resident reported at 1:46 p.m. Sunday that someone had stolen a small lawn cart from the rear of his property and that he had recently seen children on Franklin Avenue playing with a similar one. The children said that a friend had given it to them. The cart was returned to the owner.

– Police responded to a South Lincoln Avenue business at 2:06 p.m. Sunday for a report of a vehicle that had struck the building while going through the drive through. An officer contacted the vehicle owner who responded to the station with the driver and passenger (her son) to completed a report.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– Raymond F. Steffen, 68, 900 Shaker Court, Salem, was arrested for operating a vehicle intoxicated following a traffic stop for marked lanes in the 1800 block of East State Street at 1:31 a.m. Friday.

– An officer responded to an East State Street business at 2:32 p.m. Friday for a report of someone driving an older model red pickup truck with a large amount of aluminum in the bed slowly past the business in the alley. The complainant said the driver may be taking the aluminum cans being used to dispose of cigarette butts. The officer was unable to find the suspect vehicle.

– Police responded to an 600 block East State Street building at 4:18 p.m. Friday where a man reported someone overnight had entered the building and removed copper pipes being used in renovation.

– A Meadowview Drive resident reported at 5:41 p.m. Friday that a known woman had been calling her residence, cell phone and both her and her husband’s places of employment. She said the issue had been ongoing and she was concerned it may escalate.

– Officers investigated an assault report in the 200 block of Continental Drive at 7:03 p.m. Friday.

– Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 1800 block of Pearce Circle at 7:08 p.m. Friday but found nothing suspicious.

– John A. Carlariello, 2337 Oak St., Salem, was arrested on an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office after officers aware of warrant saw him at Reilly Stadium during the high school football game Friday night.

– Police responded to the 900 block of West State Street at 8:19 p.m. Friday for a report of a someone who had pulled a vehicle along side a building and loaded several tires into the back. Officers were unable to find the suspect vehicle.

– An officer responded to the 1100 block of Cleveland Street at 9:16 p.m. Friday where an elderly woman had reportedly fallen in front of her residence and struck her head. She was transported by ambulance to St. Elizabeth’s Health Center.

– Police responded to the 1000 block of East Third Street at 9:56 p.m. Friday for a reported dispute but could not find any disturbance.

– Officers responded to a 500 block Walnut Street apartment at 10:33 p.m. for a reported robbery and found an unwelcome person instead. The person was found to have ingested several medications with alcohol and was transported to the Salem Community Hospital.

– Police responded to a two-vehicle crash in an 1800 block East State Street parking lot at 11 p.m. Friday in which a vehicle driven by Drew A. Turney, Leetonia, struck and knocked over a fence while pulling forward after being bumped by a vehicle driven by Noah J. Witmer, Leetonia, who was attempted to pull into an adjacent parking space. No citations were issued.

– An officer responded to a 1300 block South Lincoln Avenue apartment at 10:37 a.m. Saturday where a resident reported someone during the day Wednesday had entered the home and removed a box containing cash and personal papers.

– Officers responded a West Wilson Street home at 11:58 a.m. Saturday where a woman said she had had a fight with her ex-boyfriend but that he had already left. The ex-boyfriend was found not far from the home and advised not to return.

– An officer responded to a West Fourth Street home at 1:24 p.m. Saturday where the resident reported someone had entered the residence and removed a make-up bag from under the bathroom sink. The officer found no signs of forced entry.

– An officer responded to a North Ellsworth Avenue home at 1:39 p.m. Saturday where a resident reported finding clothing in his yard adjacent to Waterworth Memorial Park and suggested someone may be living in the wooded area there. He was advised that officers are aware of a man that has been staying in the park and that they are searching for him.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– Police responded to the 100 block of South Howard Avenue at 8 a.m. Friday where a truck driver backing into a loading dock pulled a cable line down.

– Police responded to the 200 block of West State Street at 10:08 a.m. Thursday where the complainant advised her vehicle was struck by another vehicle that left the scene. The incident is under investigation.

– Police responded to the 1000 block of East 6th Street for a report of a barking dog at 12:45 p.m. Thursday and the owner advised he would take care of it.

– Police responded to the 900 block of West State Street and Benton Road at 4:27 p.m. Thursday for a two-vehicle accident. The vehicle driven by Eric Myers, 473 E. Euclid St., Salem, was southbound on Benton Road and was struck from behind by the vehicle operated by Brian Schell, 1089 Maple St., Salem, who stopped for the traffic signal. Myers was taken to the hospital and Schell was cited for assured clear distance accident.

– Police responded to the East 3rd Street and Roosevelt Avenue intersection at 4:41 p.m. Thursday where Charles R. Wolfe, 1389 S. Lincoln Ave., #2, was southbound on Roosevelt when a dog got away and ran in front of his motorcycle. Wolfe said he had to lay it down to avoid the dog and he was taken to the hospital and his motorcycle had minor damage.

– Police responded to the 600 block of West Wilson Street at 5:15 p.m. Thursday for a domestic situation in progress and both people were outside and said they were involved in a heated argument. There was no physical violence and both were advised of the options.

– Police responded to the 200 block of West Wilson Street at 6:34 p.m. Thursday where the complainant advised a vehicle parked there was damaged on the driver’s side by a hit-skip driver.

PERRY TWP.

– Police responded to the Circle K on South Lincoln Avenue at 6:59 a.m. Friday for a report of a reckless driver and checked the parking lot for the suspect vehicle but were unable to locate it.

– Police received a complaint from a resident in the 200 block of North Indiana at 4:29 a.m. Friday advising that every morning between 4 and 5 a.m. a vehicle with a loud exhaust turns around in her driveway and wakes her children. From the description it appears to be a paper delivery and police will attempt to locate them in the coming mornings. The complainant does not want them using her driveway in the future.

– A complainant in the 1600 block of Filmore Avenue heard an unknown person ransacking his vehicle. When he approached the suspect he ran towards Maryland. Police received the call at 12:30 a.m. Friday and the complainant said nothing was missing and there was no description of the suspect. Police checked the area and were unable to locate anyone.

– A complainant reported an unknown person checking her doors and tapping on her windows. Police responded at 11:38 p.m. Thursday to the 1100 block of Prospect Street and were unable to locate anyone.

– Police responded to the 500 block of Taylor Avenue at 8:54 p.m. Thursday where the complainant advised there were people throwing up outside. Police were unable to locate any party.

– Police were requested by Salem police at 5:18 p.m. Thursday to assist with a domestic call in the 600 block of West Wilson Street. All the other Salem units were unavailable and police assisted until Salem police cleared the scene.

– Salem police dispatch contacted Perry Township police at 4:18 p.m. Thursday regarding an accident at the US 62/SR45 bypass. There was no accident and all the other intersections around the bypass were checked and there was no accident located. Salem police then received another call for the same accident at Benton Road and West State Street and Salem police responded.

– Police responded to the intersection of Michigan Boulevard and Johnson Avenue at 9:10 a.m. Thursday regarding a report of a child riding a toy unattended in the middle of the road. The child did not know where they lived and had clothes on that were soiled according to the complainant. Prior to arriving, the parent of the child arrived and took possession and confronted the complainant, starting a verbal argument. Police arrived and the child was staying with a grandparent in the 500 block of Michigan Boulevard who said they were in the bathroom and thought the child was in the backyard of the residence.

LISBON

– Officers were called about a cat that had been struck. They arrived to find a garbage man placing the cat into a carrier and reported it could not walk. The Humane Society was called but could not take the cat since it has no vet on staff. Officers transported the cat to a veterinarian clinic to see if it was microchipped to find its owner, but it was not. The cat had to be euthanized due to its injuries.

COLUMBIANA

– An East Park Avenue woman reported fraud at 10:28 a.m. Thursday.

– Jesse Wilson reported at 11 a.m. Thursday a city vehicle was damaged on Metz Road. Wilson and the other person involved did not wish to file a report.

– Lori Mercer, Fairfield Avenue, reported at 11:34 a.m. Thursday she received a fraudulent check through a Craig’s List advertisement.

– Police served a warrant to Daniel Nutt, 23, at Columbiana-Jeep at 3:20 p.m. Thursday. The warrant was through the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office for illegal use of a minor in nudity oriented material.

– Bonita L. McDade, Colonial Drive, reported at 5:45 p.m. Thursday that between 2 and 4 p.m. Wednesday she had backed a 2007 Chevy truck that she was test driving into a pole in the Colonial Drive parking lot, damaging the rear bumper area and tailgate.

– A South Main Street woman reported at 10:18 p.m. Thursday a neighbor came onto her porch and threatened her.

– Police responded to a possible domestic at a South Elm Street home at 11 p.m. Thursday. It was found to be a miscommunication.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– A Columbiana man reported at 11:36 a.m. Wednesday that his ex-girlfriend took his keys out of his unlocked vehicle Tuesday night at Centennial Park, but he did not report it at the time. He said she has clothing at his residence, but would not come to get it and took the keys so they had to meet. She told police she wants the belongings back and he refused to meet with her. She gave back the keys and he was to return the belongings to her residence in Salem.

– City Housing Inspector Dan Rice reported at 11:13 a.m. Wednesday that he placed a 10-day tow notice on two junk vehicles at a Newgarden Avenue property and the vehicle still had not been moved. One vehicle was towed, but the second one could not be accessed. The resident said the property would be cleaned, allowing access to the second vehicle on Friday.

– A caller at 11:08 a.m. Wednesday reported a vehicle parked in front of a fire hydrant in a no parking zone in the area of East State Street. The vehicle was gone when police arrived.

– An officer on patrol at 9:51 a.m. Wednesday found a man sleeping on a picnic table at Waterworth Memorial Park. He was told about a recent complaint of him living at the park and was provided information for assistance.

– A woman on South Lincoln Avenue reported at 9:38 a.m. Wednesday that she found multiple unauthorized withdrawals from her bank debit card account out of state on Tuesday and Wednesday.

– Police were called at 9:31 a.m. Wednesday to check on three people sitting on a picnic table in the 300 block of North Lundy Avenue. One person was found, was checked for warrants and then left on foot.

– Police at 8:34 a.m. Wednesday investigated a complaint of a vehicle parked in the lane of travel in the parking lot at Eastgate Plaza. The vehicle was moved.

– Lana Billiter, of the 200 block of East Fourth Street, called at 4:26 a.m. Wednesday regarding suspicious people or a noise of someone breaking into a garage or noise from a garbage truck. Officers found a garbage truck had just gone by.

– Officers were asked at 2:46 a.m. Wednesday to check on a woman in the 100 block of North Lincoln Avenue for an intoxicated person report. A taxi arrived to take her home.

– A caller at 1:16 a.m. Wednesday reported an intoxicated driver left a residence on Jennings Avenue in a blue Saturn Vue. The vehicle could not be found.

– Loud persons were reported at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday on Fairview Avenue, but all was found quiet.

– An intoxicated person report was filed at 11:27 p.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of East State Street. Officers found two people sitting in a vehicle in front of a business. A cab was contacted and they were supposed to be transported to Western Reserve Camp Ground. At 1:06 a.m., the male flagged down an officer and said his girlfriend got out of the cab and left in her vehicle. He attempted to follow, but wasn’t able. A cab was called again to take him to the campground.

– A dog was reported barking at 11:23 p.m. Tuesday at East Fourth Street and School Street, but no dog was heard.

– A woman in the 500 block of Walnut Street reported at 11:22 p.m. Tuesday that someone known to her had been at her residence and threatened her. She was told her options.

– A vehicle with a loud exhaust was reported at 11 p.m. Tuesday in the 300 block of Fair Avenue, but was not found.

– Police were called at 7:32 p.m. Tuesday to an apartment building in the 1000 block of North Lincoln Avenue to check on a woman who called about ongoing problems with her live-in boyfriend. The two had a verbal dispute, with no evidence of physical violence or injury. He left for the night and she was told her options.

– Sue Enterline, of the 200 block of West Wilson Street, reported at 7:32 p.m. Tuesday a chair was removed from her front porch. The suspect a few residences down said he had the owner’s permission to take the chair, which had previously been damaged and he planned to repair it before returning it. The owner was told to call police if he fails to return it.

– Police responded to Newgarden Avenue and Liberty Street regarding a complaint at 7:27 p.m. Tuesday of persons soliciting. The man was located in the 900 block of Liberty Street and did not have a solicitor’s permit. He was told to stop until securing the proper paperwork from the city.

– A woman in the 700 block of West State Street reported at 6:29 p.m. Tuesday that a known female continues to call her number after being told not to call. Police contacted her and told her to stop.

– A cell phone was found in the middle of the street on East Third Street between North Lincoln Avenue and Vine Avenue at 5:19 p.m. Tuesday. The screen was shattered, with the phone placed in lost and found.

– A caller at 4:56 p.m. Tuesday reported a suspicious vehicle parked on the 1200 block of East Third Street for a few days and nobody seemed to know the vehicle. A family member of the owner was contacted and said it would be moved.

– A man from Georgetown Road came to the station at 4:05 p.m. Tuesday to turn in a $15 prepaid debit card his daughter found. The card had expired in 2011 and was disposed of since it’s no longer valid.

PERRY TWP.

– An officer and EMT Ambulance responded at 5:42 a.m. Wednesday to Circle K South on South Lincoln Avenue where an employee tripped and fell into a display. The worker was taken to Salem Community Hospital.

– A reckless vehicle was reported at 11:11 p.m. Tuesday westbound on U.S. Route 62 and last seen at state Route 165. An officer checked the area and found the vehicle parked in the owner’s driveway.

– A female juvenile was taken into custody and charged for a truancy/probation violation and taken to the Tobin juvenile detention center after her mother called at 7:42 p.m. Tuesday to report an unruly juvenile. She had not returned home and was violating her probation as she had done before. The arrest was made after police conferred with the juvenile prosecutor.

– Police responded to the 1100 block of Prospect Street at Salem Acres for a report at 7:20 p.m. Tuesday of a male solicitor going door-to-door in the neighborhood. He told police he was talking with residents about their electric bills and how his company could save them money on their monthly bills. He was told to stop before nightfall.

– A barking dog was reported at 1:59 p.m. Tuesday in the 1300 block of Andrew Avenue. A neighbor told police the dog is barking all the time, but from inside the residence.

– Louis Grande, of the 1800 block of South Lincoln Avenue, reported at 12:02 p.m. Tuesday that copper wiring was being taken from his residence. He believed it to be from renters he had to evict through the courts. Police will check local scrap yards to see if the copper wire was turned in.

– Police were called for wires down in the area of state Route 9 and the bypass at 10:42 a.m. Tuesday. The wires were found in the 1800 block of Newgarden Avenue and appeared to be cable wires which had been placed in the yard. A neighbor reported seeing a large truck hauling a large box-like container turn around in a drive possibly catching the wires.

LISBON

– A caller reported a pickup pulling a horse trailer was all over the road on Lincoln Way at 9:20 p.m. Saturday. Police caught up with the driver, 77-year-old Perry Bailey III, who was cited for driving under suspension and expired trailer plates.

– A caller reported two vehicles were stopped at the intersection of Moore Street and Lincoln Way at 10:43 p.m. Aug. 27, and she suspects there may be trouble because the occupants were outside the vehicles. The suspects were yelling at each other, but everyone was calm by the time police arrived and they were told to be on their way.

– A woman who lives on North Market Street reported there was a male at her door, which is located across the street from the police department, and he was soliciting sex from her and two other females at 8:46 p.m. Aug. 26. Police spoke with the man, who said he knocked on the door to ask if he could park in back and never meant to scare anyone.

– Two people were reportedly inside the fence at the former county welfare department office, which is to be demolished, at 1:40 p.m. Monday, but no one was found there by the time police arrived. A door was found open and police searched the building but did not find anyone inside, and arrangements were made to lock the gate.

– David Mann, Maple Street, reported he spent Monday at a friend’s home and returned Tuesday to find his home had been entered, and money and a bottle of percocet were missing. There was no sign his home had been broken into, and the door was found unlocked when Mann returned home.

– Amanda Wilson, East Lincoln Way, reported Tuesday that when Corey Miller arrived to retrieve his belongings he was accompanied by Missy Gentry, who started to yell. Wilson said she closed the door and Miller kicked it, breaking the chain lock.

COLUMBIANA

– A Union Street woman reported at 1 a.m. Tuesday she was hearing noises around her home and believed there was a prowler. Police checked but found no one.

– Someone reported at 6:38 a.m. Tuesday the windows were spray painted at an East Railroad Street business.

– Someone reported at 12:15 a.m. Tuesday a man was in the Post Office lobby. Police found the man and warned him for criminal trespass.

– Jeff Seidner, West Friend Street, reported at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday he works for the Morning Journal and that on Monday a man solicited the Park Courts Apartments attempting to sell subscriptions to the Morning Journal and the Vindicator as part of a college tuition program. Seidner said the paper has no such program and the man did not represent the business. He said all residences solicited refused the offer and no one lost money.

– Kimberly Alvaraz, West Park Avenue, reported fraud at 12:43 p.m. Tuesday.

– The Cash Land manager reported at 1 p.m. Wednesday an employee stole cash from the business.

– The Salem Police Department requested at 1:27 p.m. Wednesday police be on the lookout for a silver Jeep eastbound on state Route 14 as the occupants had just stolen three TVs from Walmart.

– Tom Mackall reported at 1:47 p.m. Wednesday batteries were stolen from construction vehicles on Royal Birkdale Drive behind the Prima Healthcare center.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– A Columbiana man reported at 11:36 a.m. Wednesday that his ex-girlfriend took his keys out of his unlocked vehicle Tuesday night at Centennial Park, but he did not report it at the time. He said she has clothing at his residence, but would not come to get it and took the keys so they had to meet. She told police she wants the belongings back and he refused to meet with her. She gave back the keys and he was to return the belongings to her residence in Salem.

– City Housing Inspector Dan Rice reported at 11:13 a.m. Wednesday that he placed a 10-day tow notice on two junk vehicles at a Newgarden Avenue property and the vehicle still had not been moved. One vehicle was towed, but the second one could not be accessed. The resident said the property would be cleaned, allowing access to the second vehicle on Friday.

– A caller at 11:08 a.m. Wednesday reported a vehicle parked in front of a fire hydrant in a no parking zone in the area of East State Street. The vehicle was gone when police arrived.

– An officer on patrol at 9:51 a.m. Wednesday found a man sleeping on a picnic table at Waterworth Memorial Park. He was told about a recent complaint of him living at the park and was provided information for assistance.

– A woman on South Lincoln Avenue reported at 9:38 a.m. Wednesday that she found multiple unauthorized withdrawals from her bank debit card account out of state on Tuesday and Wednesday.

– Police were called at 9:31 a.m. Wednesday to check on three people sitting on a picnic table in the 300 block of North Lundy Avenue. One person was found, was checked for warrants and then left on foot.

– Police at 8:34 a.m. Wednesday investigated a complaint of a vehicle parked in the lane of travel in the parking lot at Eastgate Plaza. The vehicle was moved.

– Lana Billiter, of the 200 block of East Fourth Street, called at 4:26 a.m. Wednesday regarding suspicious people or a noise of someone breaking into a garage or noise from a garbage truck. Officers found a garbage truck had just gone by.

– Officers were asked at 2:46 a.m. Wednesday to check on a woman in the 100 block of North Lincoln Avenue for an intoxicated person report. A taxi arrived to take her home.

– A caller at 1:16 a.m. Wednesday reported an intoxicated driver left a residence on Jennings Avenue in a blue Saturn Vue. The vehicle could not be found.

– Loud persons were reported at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday on Fairview Avenue, but all was found quiet.

– An intoxicated person report was filed at 11:27 p.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of East State Street. Officers found two people sitting in a vehicle in front of a business. A cab was contacted and they were supposed to be transported to Western Reserve Camp Ground. At 1:06 a.m., the male flagged down an officer and said his girlfriend got out of the cab and left in her vehicle. He attempted to follow, but wasn’t able. A cab was called again to take him to the campground.

– A dog was reported barking at 11:23 p.m. Tuesday at East Fourth Street and School Street, but no dog was heard.

– A woman in the 500 block of Walnut Street reported at 11:22 p.m. Tuesday that someone known to her had been at her residence and threatened her. She was told her options.

– A vehicle with a loud exhaust was reported at 11 p.m. Tuesday in the 300 block of Fair Avenue, but was not found.

– Police were called at 7:32 p.m. Tuesday to an apartment building in the 1000 block of North Lincoln Avenue to check on a woman who called about ongoing problems with her live-in boyfriend. The two had a verbal dispute, with no evidence of physical violence or injury. He left for the night and she was told her options.

– Sue Enterline, of the 200 block of West Wilson Street, reported at 7:32 p.m. Tuesday a chair was removed from her front porch. The suspect a few residences down said he had the owner’s permission to take the chair, which had previously been damaged and he planned to repair it before returning it. The owner was told to call police if he fails to return it.

– Police responded to Newgarden Avenue and Liberty Street regarding a complaint at 7:27 p.m. Tuesday of persons soliciting. The man was located in the 900 block of Liberty Street and did not have a solicitor’s permit. He was told to stop until securing the proper paperwork from the city.

– A woman in the 700 block of West State Street reported at 6:29 p.m. Tuesday that a known female continues to call her number after being told not to call. Police contacted her and told her to stop.

– A cell phone was found in the middle of the street on East Third Street between North Lincoln Avenue and Vine Avenue at 5:19 p.m. Tuesday. The screen was shattered, with the phone placed in lost and found.

– A caller at 4:56 p.m. Tuesday reported a suspicious vehicle parked on the 1200 block of East Third Street for a few days and nobody seemed to know the vehicle. A family member of the owner was contacted and said it would be moved.

– A man from Georgetown Road came to the station at 4:05 p.m. Tuesday to turn in a $15 prepaid debit card his daughter found. The card had expired in 2011 and was disposed of since it’s no longer valid.

PERRY TWP.

– An officer and EMT Ambulance responded at 5:42 a.m. Wednesday to Circle K South on South Lincoln Avenue where an employee tripped and fell into a display. The worker was taken to Salem Community Hospital.

– A reckless vehicle was reported at 11:11 p.m. Tuesday westbound on U.S. Route 62 and last seen at state Route 165. An officer checked the area and found the vehicle parked in the owner’s driveway.

– A female juvenile was taken into custody and charged for a truancy/probation violation and taken to the Tobin juvenile detention center after her mother called at 7:42 p.m. Tuesday to report an unruly juvenile. She had not returned home and was violating her probation as she had done before. The arrest was made after police conferred with the juvenile prosecutor.

– Police responded to the 1100 block of Prospect Street at Salem Acres for a report at 7:20 p.m. Tuesday of a male solicitor going door-to-door in the neighborhood. He told police he was talking with residents about their electric bills and how his company could save them money on their monthly bills. He was told to stop before nightfall.

– A barking dog was reported at 1:59 p.m. Tuesday in the 1300 block of Andrew Avenue. A neighbor told police the dog is barking all the time, but from inside the residence.

– Louis Grande, of the 1800 block of South Lincoln Avenue, reported at 12:02 p.m. Tuesday that copper wiring was being taken from his residence. He believed it to be from renters he had to evict through the courts. Police will check local scrap yards to see if the copper wire was turned in.

– Police were called for wires down in the area of state Route 9 and the bypass at 10:42 a.m. Tuesday. The wires were found in the 1800 block of Newgarden Avenue and appeared to be cable wires which had been placed in the yard. A neighbor reported seeing a large truck hauling a large box-like container turn around in a drive possibly catching the wires.

LISBON

– A caller reported a pickup pulling a horse trailer was all over the road on Lincoln Way at 9:20 p.m. Saturday. Police caught up with the driver, 77-year-old Perry Bailey III, who was cited for driving under suspension and expired trailer plates.

– A caller reported two vehicles were stopped at the intersection of Moore Street and Lincoln Way at 10:43 p.m. Aug. 27, and she suspects there may be trouble because the occupants were outside the vehicles. The suspects were yelling at each other, but everyone was calm by the time police arrived and they were told to be on their way.

– A woman who lives on North Market Street reported there was a male at her door, which is located across the street from the police department, and he was soliciting sex from her and two other females at 8:46 p.m. Aug. 26. Police spoke with the man, who said he knocked on the door to ask if he could park in back and never meant to scare anyone.

– Two people were reportedly inside the fence at the former county welfare department office, which is to be demolished, at 1:40 p.m. Monday, but no one was found there by the time police arrived. A door was found open and police searched the building but did not find anyone inside, and arrangements were made to lock the gate.

– David Mann, Maple Street, reported he spent Monday at a friend’s home and returned Tuesday to find his home had been entered, and money and a bottle of percocet were missing. There was no sign his home had been broken into, and the door was found unlocked when Mann returned home.

– Amanda Wilson, East Lincoln Way, reported Tuesday that when Corey Miller arrived to retrieve his belongings he was accompanied by Missy Gentry, who started to yell. Wilson said she closed the door and Miller kicked it, breaking the chain lock.

COLUMBIANA

– A Union Street woman reported at 1 a.m. Tuesday she was hearing noises around her home and believed there was a prowler. Police checked but found no one.

– Someone reported at 6:38 a.m. Tuesday the windows were spray painted at an East Railroad Street business.

– Someone reported at 12:15 a.m. Tuesday a man was in the Post Office lobby. Police found the man and warned him for criminal trespass.

– Jeff Seidner, West Friend Street, reported at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday he works for the Morning Journal and that on Monday a man solicited the Park Courts Apartments attempting to sell subscriptions to the Morning Journal and the Vindicator as part of a college tuition program. Seidner said the paper has no such program and the man did not represent the business. He said all residences solicited refused the offer and no one lost money.

– Kimberly Alvaraz, West Park Avenue, reported fraud at 12:43 p.m. Tuesday.

– The Cash Land manager reported at 1 p.m. Wednesday an employee stole cash from the business.

– The Salem Police Department requested at 1:27 p.m. Wednesday police be on the lookout for a silver Jeep eastbound on state Route 14 as the occupants had just stolen three TVs from Walmart.

– Tom Mackall reported at 1:47 p.m. Wednesday batteries were stolen from construction vehicles on Royal Birkdale Drive behind the Prima Healthcare center.

POLICE REPORTS

GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT

– Officers responded to a domestic dispute at a Lisbon Road home at 4:09 p.m. Aug. 18 in which the resident reported his ex-wife showed up at the home with her parents wanting to stay with him and he did not want any of them at the home.

– Police responded to a Knauf Road home at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 19 where a pedestrian claimed he was bit by a dog while he was walking. The dog’s owner, Shawn Brink, Knauf Road, Canfield, was cited for dogs at large.

– Officers responded to a Middletown Road golf course at 8:40 p.m. Aug. 19 where a woman reported that her brother had arrived at the facility to argue with her about a golf outing that he was requested not to attend. A state Route 45 man later reported at 10:10 p.m. the same day that the brother had put duct tape and wrote on his vehicle with a sharpie marker due to the incident at the golf course.

– David A. Hoover, 31, Wooster, was arrested on an active warrant out of the department for weapons under disability at 1:59 p.m. Aug. 22.

– Police responded to a state Route 14 golf course at 9:25 a.m. Aug. 24 for a report of someone taking tee markers from the facility.

– Bennie L. Funderburg, 63, 1300 E. Third St., Salem, was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash in Green Township at 12:16 p.m. Aug. 24 in which he was northbound in the 12000 block of U.S. Route 62 and allegedly failed to stop for traffic, striking the rear of a vehicle driven by Jacob R. Lallo, 23, Salem. No injuries were reported.

– Kevin R. McCullough, 44, 18104 Sixth St., Beloit, was charged with operating a vehicle intoxicated, driving under suspension and assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash in Beloit at 8:16 p.m. Aug. 25 in which he was northbound on Main Street and allegedly failed to stop for traffic at the railroad crossing, striking the rear of a vehicle driven by Blakeln Nycole Rose Imler, 18, Beloit. McCullough then allegedly left the scene and drove to an address in Beloit. Imler was transported by Beloit EMS to the Salem Community Hospital for possible injuries.

– Police responded to a criminal mischief complaint at the Beloit Park on Fifth Street at 7 a.m. Aug. 26.

– Michelle Satmare, 20, 16620 Artistic Drive, East Liverpool, was arrested for possession of marijuana, possession of drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving under suspension following a traffic stop for left of center at 11:53 p.m. Aug. 27.

– Police responded to a burglary report in the 8000 block of Calla Road at 4:33 p.m. Thursday.

– Police responded to a Goshen Road home at 10:30 p.m. Thursday where the resident told officers she did not want a known man staying at the home. He was told to collect his belongings and leave.

– A South Range Road woman reported an identity theft at 1:28 p.m. Friday.

– Police responded to a 9000 block state Route 45 home at 5:08 p.m. Friday where the resident reported someone had pried open the refrigeration unit on top of his truck and removed the plastic module piece that allowed the unit to function.

– Andrew W. Schaffert, 38, 13446 Main St., Beloit, was arrested for domestic violence after officers responded to a report of a physical altercation between him and his ex-wife.

SALEM

– Police were called at 3:26 p.m. Tuesday to Hope Cemetery in the 1000 block of North Lincoln Avenue where a juvenile was reported laying on a tomb. Nothing was found.

– A woman on Newgarden Avenue reported at 1:04 p.m. Tuesday that an unknown person used her debit card Monday and Tuesday.

– Vernon Metts, of Granite Street, reported at 12:49 p.m. Tuesday that someone was knocking on his front door at 1:30 a.m. He did not check who it was, but the person left once the dogs started barking.

– Police responded to the 2300 block of Oak Street at 11:11 a.m. Tuesday for a medical problem with fire department first responders also responding. Entry was gained and a woman was found at the bottom of the basement steps. She said she fell and was hurt. EMT Ambulance took her to Salem Community Hospital.

– A woman talked to police at 10:53 a.m. Tuesday regarding an ongoing problem with a man who resides near her. She reported in July that he was showing up at places she goes as if he was following her. On Sunday, she was working at the Stark County Fair and he showed up acting strange walking past her very slowly. She was concerned for her safety.

– A bike found at Centennial Park at 9:46 a.m. Tuesday was taken to the police station.

– Christopher Reiter, of the 800 block of Newgarden Avenue, reported at 9:32 a.m. Tuesday that for the past two days, he has found partially eaten food items in his driveway. He believes they came from a neighbor with whom he has a long-running feud.

– A resident in the 700 block of East Fourth Street reported at 8:16 a.m. Tuesday that between Saturday evening and Tuesday morning, someone entered his vehicle parked at his residence and stole a loaded handgun.

– Rebecca Masterson, of West Pershing Street, reported at 4:25 a.m. Tuesday that she allowed someone to borrow her car to go see his sister, but he has not returned the vehicle. She attempted to call him but he’s not answering his cell phone.

– Police were called at 10:31 p.m. Monday to the 300 block of South Lincoln Avenue for an unknown problem. No disturbance was found.

– A man in the 100 block of South Lincoln Avenue reported at 10:04 p.m. Monday that he and his live-in girlfriend had an altercation and she shoved him and struck him, allegedly making threats as she was leaving. He was told if he wants something done, to come to the station to write a statement to have sent to the prosecutor for review.

– A domestic was reported at 8:19 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of Woodland Avenue. Due to conflicting stories about what happened, all involved were told to fill out written statements at the station. They were also told the consequences if police have to come back.

– Andrew Buckius, of the 100 block of South Howard Avenue, called at 8:13 p.m. Monday about a suspicious odor coming from a downstairs apartment. Police responded to the residence, which has an address on Pershing Street, and noted a strange odor while talking to a resident. He allowed officers inside to affirm there was nothing illegal. The odor was apparently coming from some sort of cheese sauce cooked earlier in the evening and cigarette smoke.

– A dark blue SUV was reported swerving before entering the city on U.S. Route 62 at 7:54 p.m. Monday, now eastbound on Sixth Street. The vehicle was located at Union and Third and followed to Lexington without any traffic violations seen. The driver was contacted and showed no indication of impairment, but had a front-end alignment issue.

– An officer was flagged down at 7:26 p.m. Monday by a juvenile who volunteered information about an incident that occurred in the city.

– Jerry Plegge, of the 400 block of Franklin Street, reported at 7:14 p.m. Monday that neighbor kids kicked a ball that hit his house. He didn’t want anything done, but said he would call back if it happens again.

– Police were called at 6:40 p.m. Monday for juveniles destroying items in one of the pavilions at Waterworth Memorial Park. Officers found a group of juveniles there and saw damage to an electrical conduit and a garbage can knocked over. The juveniles said it was not them, but they were told to leave the park.

– Alex Finch, 17, of Monroe Street, was cited for assured clear distance after his eastbound vehicle struck the rear of an eastbound vehicle driven by Steven Doyle, 30, of Cunningham Road, who had slowed for traffic on East State Street at 6:30 p.m. Monday near Rose Avenue.

– Police were called at 4:35 p.m. Monday to the area of East Pershing Street and South Ellsworth Avenue for a male who engaged in a verbal altercation and brandished a small axe towards occupants of a vehicle. The man was found with a small axe on his belt. Officers familiar with him confiscated the axe whiled talking with him. He said the occupants of the vehicle threatened him with physical harm, but left. He said it was part of an ongoing problem and the axe was meant for self-defense. He was told charges could result for inducing panic and carrying an axe was not a solution. The axe was returned to his residence where officers spoke with his parents. An officer will attempt to talk to one of the suspects from the vehicle.

– A woman in the 1000 block of East Fourth Street called at 4:18 p.m. Monday to report her adult son was causing problems and she wanted him to leave. He left for his own house.

– A woman in the 100 block of South Howard Avenue spoke to police at 3:30 p.m. Monday about suspicious persons. She was told to call police if anyone comes to her residence that she deems suspicious.

– A woman on South Lundy Avenue reported at 2:59 p.m. Monday that two females had been at her residence threatening her, but left when they realized she was calling the police. She had a problem with the same two females Saturday night. They’re from Alliance and it involved a rumor about one of their husbands.

– Police responded at 2:25 p.m. Monday to the Walmart parking lot to check on dogs inside a vehicle. All four windows were open to allow plenty of air circulation and the dogs appeared in good health and not in distress.

– A man reported at 1:11 p.m. Monday that his father lost his wallet at a business in the 1700 block of East State Street. The wallet was not found at the business or in the police lost and found.

– A woman on Cedar Ridge contacted police at 11:56 a.m. Monday about a person possibly being a sex offender. The person was not found to be on file as one. She was told to call police if anything suspicious occurs.

– An alleged sexual contact with a minor that occurred six years ago was reported at 10:14 a.m. Monday. The victim is no longer in contact with the alleged suspect. The case will be turned over to a detective.

PERRY TWP.

– Police were called at 3:17 a.m. Tuesday to the 1100 block of West Perry Street for a report of a male harming himself. EMT Ambulance was already on the scene and said nothing was needed. The male was taken to the hospital.

– Police were called at 8:50 p.m. Monday to the 300 block of Plymouth Place to take a report, with an incident under investigation. No other details were noted on the report.

– A resident in the 1200 block of Andrew Avenue called at 8:24 p.m. Monday to report phone harassment involving an ex-employee. The ex-employee was contacted and told to stop calling or they’ll be charged.

– A possible drunk driver was reported at 7:48 p.m. Monday. The driver was stopped and was not impaired.

– Police were called at 9:26 a.m. Monday regarding a powered paraglider that crashed in the area of East Pine Lake Road in the 1000 block in the side yard of the operator’s family member. The operator was not injured, but several trees and the glider were damaged. Goshen Township Police also responded, with the incident being investigated by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

LISBON

– Police received a call about someone yelling near Smith Oil at 7:43 p.m. Aug. 26. An officer spoke with Lisa Odey at the Steel Trolley Diner and she denied yelling at anyone. Odey was told by the officer to go home for the night.

– A call was received of a large fire in the area of East Washington and Cross streets at 9 p.m. Friday. Police found a small outdoor cooking fire, and the property owners were advised to keep the flames low.

-Police were called to check on the well-being of a person who lives on North Market Street at 10:15 p.m. Aug. 27. An officer spoke with the person, who said he was fine and he had just been arguing with his parents.

COLUMBIANA

– A Hawkins Lane woman reported at 2:23 p.m. Sunday her husband went to Save-A-Lot and when he came out his car would not start and he thought perhaps someone had tampered with it.

– Police went to an Edgewood Drive home at 3:37 p.m. Sunday after receiving a 911 hang-up. The resident said they had just connected an old phone jack in the basement and there were no problems.

– The Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office reported at 3:47 p.m. Sunday assistance was needed with an unruly juvenile at a Metz Road home.

– Donald Utz, Follansbee, W.Va., was leaving the Angelius Farm Market at the state routes 7 and 14 intersection at 3:51 p.m. Sunday and made a wide turn in the parking lot and clipped the left rear corner of Antoinette Wells, Beaver, Pa., causing minimal damage to both vehicles.

– A woman reported at 5:16 p.m. Sunday a small dog was in a parked car in the Family Video parking lot and the windows were up.

– A South Elm Street woman reported at 7:40 p.m. Sunday a verbal dispute had taken place between relatives at the home.

– An Albright Avenue woman reported at 9:54 p.m. Sunday her daughter was there and would not leave. Her daughter later left to spend the night at a friend’s house.

– A South Main Street woman reported at 10 p.m. Sunday there were people at her home she did not want there.

– A South Middle Street woman reported at 7:19 p.m. Sunday someone spray painted their van while it was parked on South Middle Street.

– Gregory Fidoe, Columbiana-Canfield Road, reported at 8:35 p.m. Sunday his ex-wife was continuing to text message him. Lori Fidoe, North Bayshore, reported at 8:43 p.m. her ex-husband was continuing to text message her.

– A woman reported at 11:49 p.m. Sunday a suspicious vehicle on Brenda Lane had pulled into several driveways and backed out.

POLICE REPORTS

Salem REPORTS

– Rebecca A. Hartley, Walnut Street, reported at both 11:18 p.m. Sunday and at 1:05 a.m. Monday she had an argument with her adult daughter. Police told them both to stop all further contact until they can be civil.

– A patrolman saw a man walking in the middle of West Wilson Street near South Broadway at 1:31 a.m. Monday. Adam James Keith Shafer, Taggart Road, Darlington, Pa., was found to have a warrant and was taken into custody.

– A recklessly driven vehicle was reported at 8:49 p.m. Sunday. Police stopped the vehicle in the 200 block of North Ellsworth Avenue. The driver was found to be lost and confused. A family member came and drove her home.

– A man was reported intoxicated and stumbling while walking in the area of Penn Avenue and East Pershing Street at 7:46 p.m. Sunday. Police did not find him.

– Someone reported children sounding an air horn, disturbing the peace at 7:19 p.m. Sunday. Police checked the area, but did not hear any disturbance.

– Brandon M. Huff, East Third Street, was located inside the home at 6:52 p.m. Sunday. He had a warrant and was taken into custody. Huff was also found to have a credit card in his possession belonging to a Wooster man. Police contacted the man and learned Huff did not have permission to have his credit card.

– Police checked a home on West Pershing Street at 6:29 p.m. Sunday, looking for a person with a warrant. A family member at the home told police the person they are looking for has not been there in months.

– Thomas J. Papic, U.S. Route 62, reported he was evicted from an East Fourth Street home and wanted access to get his property. A person with power of attorney at the house arrived just as police did and allowed Papic inside to gather his things. Arrangements were also made to retrieve some sockets missing from the home.

Lisbon REPORTS

– Joe Cruz, South Lincoln Avenue, Salem, reported at 8:24 p.m. Aug. 21, there was an assault at a home on Pritchard Avenue. Cruz and his girlfriend claimed Mike Gargano came to the house and became confrontational with her regarding her 12-year-old son. Gargano was charged with assault.

– Two vehicles reportedly collided at Circle K at 8:08 p.m. Saturday, when Hunter Thompson, 16, no address listed, reportedly backed from a parking space and struck a vehicle pulling into the lot and driven by Charity Balint, 32, no address listed.

-Jessica Crawford, Grandview, reported at 6:25 p.m. Aug. 23, there has been an ongoing problem between two men and on that day, one of the men was near the high school recording in the direction of the other man’s house with his cell phone.

– Smith Oil employees reported at 7:19 p.m. Aug. 18 someone drove away without paying for $37 in gas. The silver Corsica reportedly went east on Lincoln Way.

– Nicole Hilton, no address listed, reported at 8:39 p.m. Saturday she gave another woman some of her belongings to sell for her at a garage sale. Hilton said the items were either sold or given away, but she was not compensated for them. Deputies explained the issue is a civil matter.

– A fire alarm at the Fleming House, Rose Drive, Lisbon, at 4:08 p.m. Friday was found to have been triggered by excessive heat coming from a new dryer. The Lisbon Fire Department responded to reset the alarm.

– Karen Culp, no address listed, reported a missing teen at 8:13 p.m. Aug. 15. It was learned the 14-year-old left with an older brother and had not told the parents.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM REPORTS

– Officers responded on station at 1:59 p.m. Sunday regarding a custody dispute. Officers located the man and child and the child was returned to the mother without incident.

– A woman reported at 1:30 p.m. Sunday that her son was assaulted at school on the playground, with Reilly Avenue listed as the address of the incident. She said the incident was handled with the school, but the problems have not stopped.

– A woman in the 1000 block of South Lincoln Avenue reported at 1:28 p.m. Sunday that the Salem Rotary Club placed flag poles in yards along South Lincoln Avenue and an unknown person bent the pole placed in her yard. No more damage was found.

– A wallet located in the 1800 block of Cleveland Street was placed in the police lost and found at 12:13 p.m. Sunday.

– Helen Perry, of Fair Avenue, reported at 11:55 a.m. Sunday that someone stole a pillow from her porch furniture. She said it’s part of an ongoing problem.

– A woman called from Philadelphia, Pa. at 10:57 a.m. Sunday for a welfare check of an elderly female on Seventh Street. Officers found the elderly female had been removed by her son, who also resides on Seventh Street, who was then contacted and advised to return his mother to her residence as she was not able to take her medication. Officers left after she was returned to get her medication. The case will be sent to the prosecutor’s office for review to ensure nothing criminal occurred.

-A man responded to the department at 10:44 a.m. Sunday to report the mother of his 7-year-old son on Prospect Street will not allow him visitation. During an incident on Saturday, in front of police officers, the mother told him to come back Sunday and she would allow him to have his son for the day. He said she changed her mind and wouldn’t allow him visitation. He was told to speak with an attorney since its a civil matter.

– Police were called for a active alarm at 10:07 a.m. Sunday at Hearing Aids & Devices on Southeast Boulevard, checked the building and learned the alarm came from Pizza Joe’s.

– Police were called at 9:30 a.m. Sunday to check the well-being of a child on East Fourth Street. Both mother and child were fine.

– Police were dispatched at 7:51 a.m. Sunday to Waterworth Memorial Park near a fenced-in area near the playground for a suspicious person. A resident on North Ellsworth Avenue reported a male is always in the area and possibly sleeping in the park? He allegedly approaches people asking for money and food and was seen Sunday with a book bag that he threw into the fenced area. Police found a jacket, a pillow and a blanket. Officers searched the park, restroom and other wooded areas, but didn’t find anyone.

– A suspicious vehicle/persons were reported at 4:31 a.m. Sunday in a shared driveway in the 600 block of South Lincoln Avenue and the 500 block of Franklin Street. Two women standing outside a van said they were co-workers and just talking. One of them lived in the 600 block of South Lincoln.

– Gerald Thompson, 33, of Parma, was charged with failure to comply (fleeing), resisting arrest, driving under suspension, passing in a no passing zone and a headlight violation after police initiated a traffic stop at 2:40 a.m. Sunday. An officer on patrol saw a vehicle on South Ellsworth Avenue with one headlight and began to follow, then saw the vehicle fail to signal a left turn onto Columbia Street from South Broadway Avenue. The officer attempted a traffic stop, but the operator allegedly failed to comply and continued south on South Lincoln Avenue while the cruiser had emergency lights and sirens activated. The vehicle did not stop until other officers blocked the road near Southeast Boulevard. The driver didn’t comply with commands to exit the vehicle and had to be physically removed, with officers having to use force to secure the handcuffs to the driver resisting.

– Police responded to the 1700 block of Pearce Circle for a suspicious woman knocking on a door at 12:18 a.m. Sunday. She was located in the driveway of a residence and explained she is the caretaker for an elderly female, is staying there and accidentally locked herself out. She did not have a phone and was trying to find somebody with a phone. An officer contacted the elderly female’s son, who confirmed the woman’s story and said he would respond to let her inside.

– A caller at 12:01 a.m. Sunday reported two women at a residence on South Lundy Avenue throwing things and yelling. They left before police arrived and one person said one of them made threats to harm his vehicle.

– An officer on patrol at 11:02 p.m. Saturday saw a suspicious man sitting in the parking lot of a business in the 1700 block of South Lincoln Avenue . The man said he just got off work and was checking his phone and sat down because he was tired.

– Loud persons were reported at 10:50 p.m. Saturday in the 500 block of East Perry Street where several people were found at the rear of a residence, but no violations were observed.

– Officers located what appeared to be a water leak in the 1100 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 10:04 p.m. Saturday and left a message for the water department.

– An open door was found at a closed business in the 100 block of Continental Drive at 9:01 p.m. Saturday. The interior doors were secure.

– A woman on East Fourth Street reported at 7:54 p.m. Saturday that she was walking her dog down East School Street when a dog from a house in the 400 block came across the street and attempted to attack her dog. She said a female on the porch of the house yelled obscenities at her. An officer spoke to the female who said the dog got loose and the woman yelled at her first and she yelled back. She was told to make sure her dog is secure and not to have any contact with the woman.

– Angel Chamberlain of North Lima reported at 7:36 p.m. Saturday that someone struck her vehicle while she was shopping in Walmart on East State Street.

– Nicholas Noel, of the 900 block of East Third Street, called at 6:23 p.m. Saturday to report tools stolen from a vehicle.

– A woman in the 500 block of Franklin Street reported at 5:20 p.m. Saturday that her neighbor is harassing her and her boyfriend. The neighbor said the boyfriend is harassing him. Both sides were told to stay away from each other.

– Police responded at 4:48 p.m. Saturday to the 1700 block of East Third Street for a medical emergency/drug overdose where fire department personnel were with an unresponsive adult male who was taken to Salem Community Hospital by EMT Ambulance. Officers located drug paraphernalia in the residence, with charges pending.

-A man in the 600 block of Olive Street reported at 3:25 p.m. Saturday that he sold his mother’s vehicle to a neighbor with an agreement for a payment method. The neighbor had the car for three months and only made the initial payment, he said. He got the car back and now she is harassing him for her money back. Contact will be attempted with the neighbor, but he was told it’s a civil matter.

– Police were called at 3:15 p.m. Saturday to a dispute on East Fifth Street for an ongoing civil matter.

– A juvenile male reported at 2:25 p.m. Saturday that he was robbed of a backpack by force in the 100 block of South Broadway Avenue. Police were unable to find a suspect, with the case to be turned over to a detective.

– Perry Township Police called at 1:49 p.m. Saturday to report an intoxicated man walking on West Wilson Street near Ellsworth Avenue. A city officer found the man highly intoxicated carrying an open 2-liter plastic bottle with an unknown type of alcohol in it. He said he just left a friend and was trying to get home. William Michalak, 26, of 439 S. Broadway Ave., was charged with open container.

– A domestic was reported at 1:27 p.m. Saturday in the 200 block of South Broadway Avenue, but no arrest was warranted. The domestic violence laws were explained. Information will be sent to the prosecutor’s office for review.

– A woman in the 1200 block of East Third Street reported at 12:57 p.m. Saturday that she had a problem with her neighbor accusing her of animal cruelty and now the neighbor has been posting on a Facebook animal site accusing them of abusing their dogs. The neighbor was contacted and told to refrain from posting such statements on a social media web site.

– A resident on East Third Street at 10:59 a.m. Saturday reported receiving unwanted calls and messages. The suspect was notified to stop all communications.

– A parking complaint was reported at 10:48 a.m. Saturday in the 1800 block of Cleveland Street where police found a yard sale with several cars along the road with parking violations. The homeowner was advised and people began moving their vehicles to accommodate the neighbors.

– Police were called at 10:12 a.m. Saturday to the 900 block of Prospect Street for a custody dispute.

– Police were called at 9:19 a.m. Saturday for a distraught male in the 600 block of East State Street, but he could not be found.

COLUMBIANA REPORTS

– An unidentified woman reported her ex-boyfriend’s son was peeling tires in her driveway at 224 Quincy Ave. at 1:11 p.m. Saturday.

– A person named Barbara reported criminal mischief of some sort was being inflicted to the building at 103 S. Main St. at 1:48 p.m. Saturday.

– Debbie Lewis of Petersburg reported Saturday someone removed a bench worth $60 and grape-vine angel valued at $15 from a gravesite at Columbiana Cemetery.

– A resident of Stanton Avenue reported his 16-year-old daughter was being unruly at 4:07 p.m. Saturday. Police spoke to the parties, and the daughter decided to return home with her father.

– Robert Patterson reported he was driving behind a reckless motorist in a tan Malibu westbound on state Route 14 at 4:28 p.m. Saturday. The car left the jurisdiction and Washingtonville police were notified.

– Gary Russell, East Park Avenue, reported there was a suspicious vehicle parked in his neighbor’s driveway at 6:50 p.m. Saturday, and the police checked it out.

– An underage girl who lives on South Vine Street stopped by the station at 10:47 p.m. Saturday to speak with an officer about a family matter.

LISBON REPORTS

– The security alarm went off at the home of Brian Dixon, Sherman Street, at 7:18 a.m. Friday, but the home was found to be secure.

– An officer on patrol stopped by a home on state Route 154 at 9:28 a.m. Friday to warn them to clean up the trash on their property.

– A call was received at 9:29 p.m. Thursday about a possible fight at the high school following the football game. No fight was found, but police remained until the area cleared after the game concluded.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– Police responded to three separate alarms between 5:08 a.m. and 5:53 a.m. Saturday, with one in the 2300 block of East State Street and two at the same location in the 200 block of West State Street. All outer perimeter doors were found secure.

– A house key attached to a lanyard was found at 4:48 a.m. Saturday in a yard in the 400 block of Washington Avenue and placed in the police lost and found.

– A caller in the 100 block of Woodland Avenue at 4:39 a.m. Saturday reported an intoxicated man down on the ground. He told police he was waiting for a cab and did not need medical attention.

– A resident in the 400 block of Washington Avenue reported at 4:36 a.m. Saturday that a person was knocking on the windows wanting to fight his son. He fled before police arrived.

– A clerk at Circle K West, 780 W. State St., reported at 3:51 a.m. Saturday that a young male concealed a bottle of Jose Cuervo Margarita down his pants. He returned the bottle when confronted by the clerk and fled the store.

– A woman in the 400 block of Franklin Avenue reported at 3:26 a.m. Saturday that people were around her vehicle again. Police found no one. She had called at 3:04 a.m. to report a suspicious person inside her vehicle who then fled and was picked up by someone driving a white SUV. She said one of them flipped her off before fleeing toward South Lincoln Avenue. Nothing was reported missing or damaged.

– An officer on patrol at 3:15 a.m. Saturday saw a woman yelling profanity at the occupants of a vehicle preparing to leave the Circle K East parking lot at 1125 E. State St. The vehicle was stopped and another officer responded and spoke to the woman. A man in the vehicle said she was an ex and there was an argument. No violence was reported.

– Brandon Smith, 22, of 1133 Prospect St., was taken into custody at 2:38 a.m. Saturday on an outstanding arrest warrant.

– Police responded at 1:50 a.m. Saturday to the 100 block of West Pershing Street for a domestic dispute. A woman said she and her boyfriend were arguing and he would not let her in the apartment. No physical violence occurred. Both said they would avoid each other for the rest of the night.

– An unknown noise disturbance was reported at 1:28 a.m. Saturday in the 100 block of West Pershing Street. No noise was heard by police. A residence was checked, but nobody was inside.

– An officer on patrol at 12:44 a.m. Saturday initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle and cited the passenger, Rhonda Rankin, of Holloway, for open container.

– Police were called at 12:15 a.m. Saturday to the Burger King parking lot on East State Street where a woman was reported inside a vehicle possibly sleeping or having a medical issue. The woman was contacted and was okay. She said she fell asleep.

– Police were called to a domestic at 11:40 p.m. Friday in the 500 block of Walnut Street where both persons involved were told to get along. No physical violence was reported, only a verbal dispute.

– Loud persons were reported at 11:32 p.m. Friday in the 300 block of North Broadway Avenue. Some people were sitting on a porch, but no violations were seen or heard.

– A barking dog was reported at 11 p.m. Friday in the 1100 block of North Ellsworth Avenue and taken inside by the owner.

– A verbal dispute was reported at 10:09 p.m. Friday in the 500 block of Walnut Street where a woman said a known male was harassing her and his dog scratched her daughter’s boyfriend. First responders and KLG Ambulance responded to check the boyfriend’s arm and stomach. The male was told about the complaint and consequences.

– A woman in the 1200 block of East Third Street called at 9:58 p.m. Friday to report a neighbor punching his dog. The neighbor said his one dog was messing with his other dog that just had surgery and he did not want the stitches to come out so he smacked the dog. The dog did not appear to be injured.

– A woman in the 100 block of Washington Avenue reported at 7:30 p.m. Friday that she may have been a victim of a scam. She said she gave her personal information over the phone and sent money. She was told her options.

– Police were called at 6:43 p.m. Friday to the 400 block of South Ellsworth Avenue to speak to a man who believed he was being stalked by someone he knows. He also believed someone may have been inside his residence and taken some property.

– Police were called at 5:42 p.m. Friday to the 1700 block of East State Street to check the well-being of a man. The man agreed to be voluntarily transported to Salem Community Hospital for an evaluation.

– An intoxicated female was reported on South Lundy Avenue at 5:09 p.m. Friday, but was not found.

– A man in the 200 block of East Third Street reported at 4:51 p.m. Friday that someone took his check/debit card that was delivered by FedEx. He was not home, but he was told the package was delivered.

– A reckless driver was reported in a box truck at 4:02 p.m. Friday in the 1800 block of East State Street. The truck was found in a parking lot and the driver told about the complaint. He did not appear impaired.

– A caller at 12:05 p.m. Friday complained about a lawn care company vehicle parked on the east side of South Lincoln Avenue between Perry and Aetna streets, making it difficult to get around. The vehicle was gone when police arrived.

COLUMBIANA

– A Leetonia man called at 6:23 p.m. Friday about a fight at his rental property on North Elm Street. Police arrived and found that everyone had left, but the fight supposedly involved someone named Jamie who assaulted someone named Todd.

– Several complaints were received of a woman with three children about 13 years old acting up at the Funland Park at 7:48 p.m. Friday. Police did not find the suspects, but the complainants were advised to call back should there by any further problems.

-A woman who had rented a pavilion at Firestone Park reported at 9:43 p.m. Friday she was ready to leave when a suspicious vehicle pulled up and the occupants remained inside. The vehicle was gone by the time police arrived.

– A resident reported at 10:36 p.m. Friday a vehicle pulled into the property on Duquense Street across from the D.W. Dickey plant and was just sitting there. Police arrived and found three unoccupied vehicles and checked for a possible party off Fairfield Avenue. The officer did confirm the owners were attending a surprise party, and they agreed to move their vehicles.

– A woman reported driving behind a possible drunken driver westbound on state Route 14 at 11:46 p.m. Friday. The vehicle left the jurisdiction before police could locate it.

– A Herbster Street resident reported hearing someone running through the house at 11:59 p.m. Friday. An officer arrived but did not thing anything amiss.

– Jamie E. Cierceko, 36, of Leetonia, was stopped in traffic on West Park Avenue at 5 p.m. Friday when her vehicle was struck in the rear by a vehicle driven by David E. Ardale, 54, of Struthers.

– Ryan Martino was pulling from a stop sign at Chestnut Alley onto West Friend Street when his Jeep was struck by someone in a pickup, who left the scene. The accident occurred at 10:31 p.m. Friday.