– Police were called at 10:54 a.m. Monday for a person to be removed from the 1300 block of South Lincoln Avenue and found a pickup in the front yard stuck in mud backed over a large rock and small tree. A man and woman live there, but someone else owns the property. The woman said the man kicked in the door and damaged it, while the man said she slammed the door on him. A footprint was on the door. Both also said they were assaulted by the other, but there were no visible injuries. Information will be sent to the prosecutor. An officer spoke to the housing department regarding a warning on the truck for illegally parking in the yard.
– A custody dispute was reported at 9:39 a.m. Monday on Fourth Street by a man who said he was supposed to get his son at 9:30 a.m. and the mother said he couldn’t take the child until 10:45 a.m. She told an officer she was keeping the child an hour later because the man was late in returning him last week.
– A woman in the 100 block of West Eighth Street called at 8:55 a.m. Monday over a property dispute. Her brother came with two others demanding furniture belonging to their mother, who was now in a nursing home. The woman talked to her sister, who has the power of attorney, and agreed to let him take a limited amount of furniture.
– An officer on patrol at 6:27 a.m. Monday heard an alarm coming from a business in the 100 block of North Lincoln Avenue. The outer perimeter doors were checked and all appeared secure.
– A domestic dispute was reported at 3:12 a.m. Monday in the 1300 block of South Lincoln Avenue. A man said he and his girlfriend argued and she locked him out of the residence. He just wanted to gather his things and leave. Officers attempted to make contact, but she refused to answer the door. He was told his options.
– Suspicious activity was reported at 4:58 a.m. Monday in the 100 block of Woodland Avenue where a resident woke up from the dog barking, went downstairs and found a window open that had not been open. Officers checked the area, but did not find anyone.
– A woman in the 1300 block of south Lincoln Avenue reported at 11:23 p.m. Sunday that she places her walker by her parking space and when she comes home, it’s on the grass. She does not know who’s doing this.
– Police responded to the 500 block of Columbia Street for a drug overdose at 10:18 p.m. Sunday. A man had taken a large quantity of prescription medication. Salem fire department first responders were there and KLG took him to Salem Community Hospital.
– Police were called to the 500 block of Walnut Street for a person to be removed at 9:32 p.m. Sunday. An officer spoke with both people involved and gave one person a ride to a relative’s home.
– Police gave assistance to two residents who were having difficulty getting to their driveways in the 300 block of Eighth Street at 8:37 p.m. Sunday due to emergency vehicles blocking the street for an ongoing investigation in the 200 block. A suspected meth lab and indoor marijuana growing operation had been discovered during the serving of an arrest warrant.
– Police responded to the 1000 block of South Lincoln Avenue where the keyholder found an unsecured door on the building at 6:09 p.m. Sunday. An officer checked the interior and found nothing out of order.
– Police met at 3:23 p.m. Sunday in the 2300 block of East State Street with a woman who said her mother-in-law had her child and was refusing to return the child to her custody. Officers made contact with the mother-in-law and the child was reluctantly returned to the mother after officers told the mother-in-law she could face interference with custody charges.
– Police were called at 2:49 p.m. Sunday to the 2300 block of East State Street for a distraught female trying to leave a vehicle and being restrained by the driver. Police made contact with the occupants of the vehicle in the Salem Plaza parking lot and learned they had an argument and the woman was still visibly upset. An officer spoke with them and left after affirming there would be no more problems.
– The manager of a store in the Salem Plaza called at 2:06 p.m. Sunday to report a possible shoplifter, saying a man had been seen removing a knife set from a shelf and walking to other locations in the store before leaving without buying anything. An employee checked inventory and found two of the knife sets the man had been looking at were missing. The man was found at a different location in the plaza, but had no knives in his possession. He told police he looked at a knife and removed it from the rack, but put it back before leaving. He voluntarily returned to the store and demonstrated where he had walked and what he looked at.
– Priscilla Kale, 40, of state Route 644, Salineville, was cited for passing on the right after a collision at 7:02 a.m. Sunday in the 900 block of East State Street at Rose Avenue. A eastbound vehicle driven by Charles Pozeynot, 72, of Jackson Avenue, was turning right when the eastbound Kale vehicle attempted to pass on the right and the vehicles collided. No injuries were reported.
– A burglary in progress was reported at 3:56 a.m. Sunday in the 700 block of East Pershing Street where officers made contact with two male victims, ages 24 and 26, who said two unknown people forced entry into their residence and demanded money and other items of value before assaulting them. They fled before police arrived after being chased out without getting anything. The 24-year-old victim was struck in his left rear hip. The 26-year-old was struck in the forehead and transported to Salem Community Hospital for treatment.
– A man reported at 12:21 p.m. Sunday that while driving outside the city he was cut off by another vehicle and when he came into town the vehicle cut him off again and a man got out of the car, identified himself as a deputy but did not offer his name, and started yelling at him. Police checked the area for the vehicle and the man described, but did not find him.
A One Trace Recovery employee requested at 1:22 p.m. Sunday police stand by while they repossessed a vehicle at Rite Aid.
GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT
– A Goshen Road resident reported at 4 p.m. Dec. 9 that someone had made online purchases with her debit card.
– Police responded to the Colonial Motel on U.S. Route 62 at 5:11 p.m. Dec. 9 for a report of a guest that had broken a television in a room.
– An officer responded to a juvenile complaint at the West Branch High School at 2:56 p.m. Dec. 10.
– Jennifer S. Salter, 39, Alliance, was charged with operating a vehicle intoxicated and reckless operation following a traffic stop at 7:49 p.m. Dec. 10.
– Katrina G. Salyers, 28, 18395 Fifth St., Beloit, and Emily L. Duchon, 24, Louisville, were arrested for theft at 10:48 p.m. Dec. 10 after officers responded to the Dollar General in Beloit for possible shoplifters.
– A Beaver Creek Road resident reported at 6:45 p.m. Dec. 11 that his elderly mother had left her residence in the morning and had never returned home. She was found at the Alleghany hospital.
– Police responded to a domestic dispute on Fifth Street in Beloit at 1:15 p.m. Dec. 13 where a juvenile male reported he and his mother had gotten into an argument regarding an iPod.
– Officers responded to the Colonial Motel on U.S. Route 62 at 7:18 p.m. Dec. 13 for a guest refusing to vacate his room. Officers told the man to leave or face possible charges.
– Police went to Smith Oil at 9:56 p.m. Friday to assist Liverpool Township police with a combative man who was in their custody. Police were able to restrain the man who was returned to the cruiser, and the officers followed township police to the county jail, where they assisted with turning the man over at the jail.
– Police went to a West Chestnut Street home at 7:21 p.m. Saturday for a report of a man threatening suicide. Police spoke with the man, who said he was not going to kill himself but was just going through some hard times. He was told that future threats would result in a hospital evaluation.
– Jay Farrow, West Lincoln Way, reported at 9:16 p.m. Sunday he was being harassed by a man he knows who had been coming over to his apartment to use his phone, and he did not want the man using his phone anymore. Police attempted to contact the man but he was not available.
– Wellsville police reported at 9:25 p.m. Dec. 16 Scott Roberts, East Lincoln Way, has been calling their department repeatedly and swearing and yelling at their officers. Lisbon police went to Roberts’ home to speak with him about the problem and he was arrested for persistent disorderly conduct after he reportedly came at them in a threatening manner.
– A woman reported at 8:57 p.m. Thursday a purple truck on Harrison Street appeared to be leaking gas. Police found the truck and spoke to the owner who said he would take care of the problem.
– Someone reported at 4:59 a.m. Dec. 18 a young child at a North Beaver Street home cries frequently every morning. Police went to the home and spoke with the mother who said there were no problems. The child was not crying at the time and did not appear to be in distress.
– Wayne Smith, West Chestnut Street, reported at 9:32 p.m. Wednesday a woman he knows took $5 from his wallet without asking. Smith said he owed the woman the money but she took it without his permission.
Police attempted to contact the woman but she was not available.
– Police responded to the 600 block of E. Perry Street at 8:45 p.m. where a resident was transported to the hospital for a medical emergency.
– Police responded to the 900 block of Home Circle at 9:03 p.m. Saturday where the complainant advised the residence was entered by breaking a window. A flat-screen television was taken. Nothing else appeared to be missing and photos were taken.
– At 9:22 p.m. Saturday, police received a complaint from a resident in the 900 block of Home Circle who allowed a family member to stay on the couch the night before. In the morning he took her bank card. There were two unauthorized charges at a gas station on it. The suspect returned the card and sent a text message to the complainant advising it was in her mailbox. The complainant wants to pursue charges and was advised to obtain copies of bank records.
– An officer was flagged down in the 900 block of N. Ellsworth Avenue at 10:18 p.m. Saturday and advised that juveniles dressed in sheets were running in and out of traffic. Police located them and they admitted they did it when some papers had blown away. They were advised of the dangers and to play closer to the house.
– Police responded to the 700 block of N. Lincoln Avenue where two bikes were reported stolen and officers will look for them as they patrol.
– While on patrol in the 1600 block of N. Ellsworth Avenue at 1:39 p.m. Saturday, an officer heard gunshots and located the source in Perry Township surrounded by city properties. Police made the shooter aware of the houses in the area as well as requesting the use of a backstop. Perry Township police also responded.
– While on patrol near S. Union Avenue and Oak Street at noon Saturday an officer observed a man in Centennial Park discard trash as he was leaving. He was stopped and advised littering was not good for the environment He picked up his trash and received a verbal warning.
– Police responded to the 800 block of E. 3rd Street at 9:12 a.m. Saturday where the complainant advised that two left-side tires were punctured on his vehicle. He was unsure if it was related to two reports of loud persons he made the night before.
– Police responded to the 2100 block of Southeast Boulevard at 3:11 p.m. where the vehicle operated by Joseph E. Schreffler, 34800 Sell Road, Lisbon, struck a parked vehicle. He was cited for reasonable control.
– Police responded to the 800 block of Washington Avenue at 3:55 p.m. Saturday for a report of a small child in the road and spoke to the mother who thanked neighbors for helping locate the child. A copy of the report will be sent to Children Services.
– Police responded to the 300 block of Vine Avenue at 5:50 p.m. Saturday after receiving a call for a person to be removed. The complainant said his mother refused to leave and left when police arrived.
– Police responded to the 700 block of W. State Street at 5:50 p.m. Saturday for a reckless operation report but were unable to locate a vehicle matching the description.
– Police made a traffic stop in the 1900 block of E. State Street at 6:06 p.m. Saturday after receiving an report of an unauthorized person operating the vehicle. The person was allowed to use the vehicle but was driving with a suspended license and was cited for driving under suspension.
– A South Bayshore Drive resident reported at 9:39 a.m. Friday that a neighbor’s dog was running loose on her property. An officer spoke with the neighbors regarding leash laws.
– Police cited Cherryl Ellis, 1590 Painter Road, Salem, for failure to yield at 2:43 p.m. Friday after she was eastbound on East State Street attempting to turn left into the Salem Plaza car wash entrance. Another unknown vehicle was westbound in the straight lane and stopped for traffic and backed up motioning for Ellis to cross lanes to make the left turn. She turned into the path of the vehicle operated by Kenneth A. Shircliff of Atwater, Ohio. There were no injuries.
– Police responded to the 900 block of East 3rd Street at 12:10 a.m. Saturday for a noise complaint and advised the person of the complaint.
– Police responded to the 2300 block of East State Street at 2:39 p.m. Friday where a person reported their vehicle was broken into in the 2800 block of East State Street. Items were stolen. The incident is under investigation.
– Police responded to the 1300 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 3:12 p.m. Friday for a private property crash and gathered information from both parties.
– Police responded to the 200 block of West 16th Street at 4:44 p.m. Friday to check on a person with an outstanding warrant and were unable to locate them.
– Police made a traffic stop in the 1800 block of East State Street at 5:02 p.m. Thursday and after searching the vehicle cited Danielle L. Heckathorn, 38093 Glasgow Road, Lisbon, for possession of marijuana drug paraphernalia, both minor misdemeanor and M4 misdemeanor charges.
– A person from outside the city advised police at 5:32 p.m. Friday that he was harassed by known persons while in the city. He was advised of the options.
– Police responded to the 300 block of North Howard Avenue at 8:05 p.m. Friday where there was a tenant-landlord dispute. The landlord said the tenant was evicted and had changed the locks. Both were advised it was a civil matter and to contact their attorneys.
– Police checked on an alarm in the 100 block of Vine Street at 12:58 p.m. Friday, checking the exterior and interior of the building. The officer cleared without incident.
– Police responded to East State Street at 12:01 p.m. Friday and saw a man standing by the Eastgate Plaza entrance/exit near Giant Eagle holding a sign that said “will work for food.” No one was found at Walmart, which was the location originally reported for the complaint. An officer told the man there was a complaint and he would have to move along. He said he was trying to get to Florida and out of the cold.
– An officer at 10:55 a.m. Friday saw a small child riding a minibike on Superior Avenue near Seventh Street, stopped the child, returned the child to his residence and talked to the parents. The parent did not allow the child to be on the road and handled the situation.
– An officer at 9:43 a.m. Friday saw a tractor trailer stopped in the eastbound lane of East State Street in the 300 block with the back door open and the driver loading boxes on a cart to be taken to a local business. He was stopped and told he couldn’t park there and needed to move. He couldn’t block the road in downtown. The driver asked where he was supposed to park and was told he could have used an alley or side road. The driver moved the truck.
– An officer on patrol at 8:59 a.m. Friday heard an audible alarm going off at a business in the 400 block of East State Street. A female was waiting outside for an employee and the back light was on, but nobody was there. The exterior appeared secure and the keyholder was on the way.
– An officer responded at 7:36 a.m. Friday to the intersection of West Pershing Street and South Howard Avenue for a report of a semi truck striking a stop sign. The truck was found on Newgarden Avenue and had been attempting a right turn when the sign was struck. No citation was issued. The sign was put back in place.
-A man in the 500 block of South Madison Avenue reported at 1:53 a.m. Friday that unknown people were pounding on his front door and then leaving. He checked around his residence and couldn’t find anybody outside. When he went back inside, the person pounded on the door again and fled. An officer checked the area on foot and in a patrol car, but nobody was found.
– A woman in the 400 block of Ohio reported at 1:45 a.m. Friday that the window of her vehicle was broken out. The officer told her the damage had been reported previously, but they had not been unable to contact her.
– Brian Parker, 47, of 372 Sharp St., was cited for a minor misdemeanor for dogs at large after police were called at 12:37 a.m. Friday for a dog roaming free without a leash. The resident said the dog got loose. Since he had already been warned earlier in the day for a dog at large, the citation was issued.
– Police responded at 12:21 a.m. Friday to the 400 block of South Broadway Avenue where a local bar employee wanted a patron removed. The person left the bar and was taken home.
– An officer on patrol saw a vehicle parked at the deadend of Butcher Road near Pershing Street at 10:07 p.m. Thursday and made contact with the driver, who said he was waiting for some friends. He said he would leave.
– A man in the 500 block of Franklin reported at 9:41 p.m. Thursday that he had several juveniles knock on his door and say they could not get back to their residence in the 400 block because of a suspicious male in the area. An officer assisted the juveniles back to their residence. No one was seen in the area.
– A caller at 8:58 p.m. Thursday reported suspicious activity, drug use, at the rear of a business in the 100 block of North Ellsworth Avenue. Officers checked the area and spoke to a person, but there was no sign of drug abuse.
– A resident of Southeast Boulevard reported a loud explosion at 7:57 p.m. Thursday. He believed the explosion came from the area of Walmart and Home Depot.
– A cashier at a store in the 2300 block of East State Street reported at 7:14 p.m. Thursday that a female came into the store empty-handed, but then brought an item to the register that she wanted to return. The cashier believed the transaction was fraudulent. Video will be reviewed.
– Barking dogs were reported at 5:51 p.m. Thursday in the 300 block of Sharp Avenue. The resident said he would take care of it.
– James Heverly, 41, of 364 S. Ellsworth Ave., was taken into custody and transported to the Columbiana County jail after a representative of the Adult Parole Authority came to the police station at 2:15 p.m. Thursday with an order for his arrest.
– Joseph Schreffler, 36, of Sell Road, Lisbon, was cited for reasonable control after his vehicle struck a parked vehicle in the 2100 block of Southeast Boulevard at 3:08 p.m. Wednesday.
– A man reported at 7:20 p.m. Thursday that while walking on North Elm Street he heard a loud crying coming from a home on the 100 block. Police went to the home and were told by a resident the noise from a neighbor who had recently arrived at the home with a small child she was having trouble with. There were no problems.
– Brian Frederick of Columbiana was cited for assured clear distance after hitting a parked car on South Vine Street at 9:37 p.m. Thursday that was owned by John Edwards, Columbiana.
– Police responded to the 700 block of Bethel Drive for a domestic dispute at 4:45 a.m. Wednesday. Upon arrival, police found the dispute was over a cell phone reportedly broken, but upon investigation, found the phone was only placed into a cell phone case the wrong way. Police fixed the phone.
– A caller at 7:50 p.m. Tuesday reported a reckless driver traveling at a high rate of speed coming from Damascus. The vehicle was not found.
– Alexander Emmert, 18, of Carroll Road, East Liverpool, was cited for assured clear distance after his eastbound vehicle on West State Street collided with the rear of an eastbound vehicle driven by Terrance May, 59, of Chestnut Street, Leetonia, who was stopped in traffic attempting to turn south on state Route 45. No injuries were reported. The accident was reported at 6:56 p.m. Tuesday.
– Township police responded with Salem Police to the 1200 block of Andrew Avenue for a domestic Tuesday where both parties said it was an argument only, with nothing physical.
– Loud persons were reported at 11:35 a.m. Thursday in the 700 block of North Lincoln Avenue. A man told an officer he was yelling at kids riding their bikes on a sidewalk covered with ice. There was no problem.
– An improperly parked vehicle was found in the 400 block of Ohio Avenue at 11:51 p.m. Wednesday that appeared to have a broken window. The owner could not be located, but a parking citation was issued.
– A barking dog was reported at 11:35 p.m. Wednesday in the 900 block of West State Street. A warning tag was left initially, then the resident called and said the situation would be handled.
– A resident on Homewood Avenue reported at 10:43 p.m. Wednesday that an unknown vehicle drove into several front yards in the 800 block and 900 block, where an officer found tire tracks in the snow. The damage was believed to have occurred in the early morning hours.
– Police responded at 10:25 p.m. Wednesday to the 1000 block of East Ninth Street where residents returned home and found an unsecured door. Officers checked the interior and found everything in order.
– Barking dogs were reported at 8:50 p.m. Wednesday in the 900 block of West State Street, but none were found or heard when officers arrived.
– An anonymous person called police at 7:42 p.m. Wednesday to ask officers to check the well-being of a resident in the 700 block of West State Street. The resident was fine and said the person had called and texted repeatedly. The resident didn’t want bothered at this time. The person was told everyone was fine and to stop calling and texting for the time being or telecommunications harassment charges could be filed.
-Police responded to the 1500 block of East State Street for a possible prowler at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. An officer spoke with several area residents who said a man came to their doors asking to use a phone to contact a friend for a ride. He had gone to a friend’s house on Brooklyn, but no one was home. Police found him in the 100 block of Brooklyn on the front porch of the friend’s house. His ride arrived while he was speaking with officers and everything was in order.
– Police responded to a fire at 6:36 p.m. Wednesday on Woodland where witnesses said a transformer was on fire but extinguished itself. Salem firefighters were on the scene and Ohio Edison was notified.
– An officer working a security detail at Walmart, 2875 E. State St., at 5:21 p.m. Wednesday saw a suspicious vehicle occupied by two males parked at the rear of the building. The vehicle left westbound on East State Street and was last seen near Hawley Avenue.
– Police responded at 4:26 p.m. Wednesday to the 100 block of Vine Avenue where a woman wanted to speak with an officer. She said the court-issued custody papers contained errrors and she believed she was supposed to have her children on Wednesday, not her soon-to-be ex-husband. She was told to seek legal counsel.
– Police responded to an alarm at 10:11 a.m. Wednesday in the 1000 block of South Broadway Avenue and found the exterior secure. No tracks were seen in the snow around the building.
– A barking dog was reported at 7:49 a.m. Wednesday in the 1000 block of Newgarden Avenue. Nothing was heard by an officer and no animals were seen.
– An officer responded to a report of vandalism to a vehicle at the Leetonia schools campus at 2:46 p.m. Dec. 18.
– An officer responded to a the 600 block of Columbia Street at 3:!7 p.m. Dec. 20 in reference to property damage caused by juveniles riding dirt bikes.
– An officer responded to a phone harassment complaint in the 200 block of Main Street at 8:13 p.m. Dec. 20.
– A Lisbon resident reported at 5:59 a.m. Dec. 21 that a vehicle was towed out of a Ridge Street yard and struck the back of the tow truck, causing damage to the right rear of the vehicle.
– An officer responded to a domestic situation in the 300 block of Columbia Street at 9:24 p.m. Dec. 21.
– A 600 block Columbia Street resident reported on station at 10:53 p.m. Dec. 21 that items had been taken from her home.
– An officer responded to noise complaint in the 300 block of Somer Street at 3:21 a.m. Dec. 22.
– An officer investigated a noise complaint in the 200 block of West Main Street at 9:59 a.m. Dec. 22.
– An officer investigated a complaint of juveniles riding dirt bikes in an alley behind Somer Street at 1:53 p.m. Dec. 22.
– An officer responded to domestic dispute in the 100 block of Main Street at 12:52 a.m. Wednesday.
– While on patrol Wednesday afternoon, an officer saw a street sign had been knocked over at the intersection of North Market and Spruce. There were no reports of any accidents at the intersection.
– Richard A. Sweeney, 62, was backing out of his driveway on East Chestnut Street when his vehicle was struck by another vehicle driven by Dustin C. Culp, 31, Danbury Avenue, Wellsville, at 3:45 p.m. Dec. 20.
– A Springfield Road woman reported at 3:57 a.m. Wednesday someone was attempting to steal property from her yard. Police went to the property and found no one there and no evidence anyone had been there.
– A man reported at 4:59 p.m. Wednesday someone was driving recklessly on North Main Street into town. Police checked the area for the vehicle but did not find it.
– Doris Dennison, of the 300 block of East Eighth Street, reported at 7:11 a.m. Wednesday that she heard a knock on her door and opened it to find a box of property she had reported stolen. She didn’t see anybody around. Officers checked the area but nobody was found.
– Officers were called at 2 a.m. Wednesday for a dispute in the 100 block of East Fifth Street where two adult female sisters were involved in a verbal dispute. Both agreed to keep their distance for the rest of the night.
– A woman in the 100 block of West Fourth Street reported at 1 a.m. Wednesday that she and a roommate had a dispute and the roommate broke several belongings. The other person had gone to the police station and said it was the woman who broke the belongings. Both were given options and one decided to stay at a friend’s home. Police had been called to the same residence earlier at 9:52 p.m. Tuesday for a dispute between roommates. Officers advised both that neither could be forced to leave and they should stay in separate parts of the residence to avoid contact. They were told the domestic violence laws and the potential for arrest if either of them threatened or assaulted the other.
-A reckless operator, possibly intoxicated, was reported at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday on Highland Avenue. Police could not find the vehicle.
– A woman on Vine Avenue reported at 9:43 p.m. Tuesday that she was unable to locate her cell phone or key ring.
– Rosalie Schlueter, of Powell Avenue, reported at 9:13 p.m. Tuesday that someone entered their home and took $180 from her purse. A sign of forced entry was found, with the theft under investigation.
– A residential alarm was investigated in the 600 block of North Union Avenue at 8:52 p.m. Tuesday, with the residence found secure.
– Monica Metts, of West Eighth Street, reported at 8:21 p.m. Tuesday that she believed her cell phone was taken while at a property in the 1000 block of Jennings Avenue. She set it down and it was gone when she went back.
– An officer working a paid security detail at Walmart, 2875 E. State St., at 7:20 p.m. Tuesday turned over a checkbook-style wallet found in the store. The wallet was returned to the owner at 8:37 p.m. with nothing reported missing.
– An officer working a paid security detail at Walmart, 2875 E. State St., at 7:20 p.m. Tuesday turned over a recovered change purse found at the business which contained a clear bag of green vegetable matter consistent with marijuana. Also in the container was a small pack of metal mesh screens and rolling papers, both commonly associated with marijuana use.
-Police were called at 6:47 p.m. Tuesday to the area of Jones Drive and Andrew Avenue to assist Perry Township with a domestic dispute. The city officer located the couple involved in their garage and affirmed they had an argument. The officer left after Perry Township Police arrived.
– An officer on patrol at 6:40 p.m. Tuesday on West State Street saw a vehicle stopped in the westbound lane of West State Street near Dodge Drive and learned the driver lost a tool box from the rear of the vehicle, with the contents spilling on the road. The officer helped pick up the items.
– An officer checked on an alarm at 6:22 p.m. Tuesday in the 1700 block of Pennsylvania Avenue. The exterior of the building was found secure.
– A report was filed at 5:25 p.m. Tuesday for a mental/disturbed woman in the area of Vine and East State Street causing a disturbance. An officer found the woman who appeared to be having some psychological issue. First responders and EMT Ambulance responded and she was taken to Salem Community Hospital.
– Loud people were reported at 5:05 p.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of Franklin Avenue, with officers telling the residents the consequences if the issue continues.
– A woman in the 300 block of Vine Avenue reported at 3:53 p.m. Tuesday that a known male was outside her apartment creating a disturbance. He left before police arrived.
– Police responded at 3:31 p.m. Tuesday to a report of loud menacing people in the 400 block of Franklin Street, but the people would not answer the door.
– A woman in the 900 block of Prospect Street reported Tuesday that a female known to her removed a necklace in the last month and sold it to pawn shop. She said the suspect admitted stealing the necklace. The incident is under investigation.
– Police went to an East Lincoln Way home at 2 a.m. Friday for a report of an open door. Upon arrival police found a woman sleeping inside who said she must have forgotten to shut the door.
– Police went to South Market Street at 8:37 p.m. Friday on a Columbiana County Sheriff’s report that four kids had thrown snowballs at a vehicle. The kids were found and stayed with police until a sheriff’s deputy arrived.
– Opal Andric, West Chestnut Street, reported at midnight Saturday her neighbor poured beer on the floor of her car after her brother and the neighbor were in an argument over parking arrangements.
– Police went to an East Chestnut Street home at 11:55 p.m. Saturday for a loud noise complaint. Upon arrival it was discovered there were several kids drinking in the home. The kids were taken the police department and later released to their guardians.
– Police went to an Applegrove apartment on Saltwell Road at 4:14 a.m. Monday for a report of someone knocking on the wall of the woman’s apartment. The woman said she believed it was a man who had been caught before for being a “peeping Tom.”
– Someone reported at 3 p.m. Monday a pipe was stuck in the ground off North Beaver Street and causing a traffic hazard. Police removed the pipe.
– A Smith Oil clerk reported at 6:23 a.m. Monday someone drove off without paying for fuel.
– Officers responded to a Franklin Street apartment at 8:24 a.m. Monday where a resident reported that someone had been in the downstairs apartment, possibly by breaking a window, and that no one should be in there. Officers could not find a broken window and did not hear or see anything in the secure apartment.
– A West 10th Street resident reported at 10:09 a.m. Monday that a group of neighborhood juveniles overnight had attempted to gain entry into his unattached garage, damaging the trailer wire plug and climbing on the trailer, leaving mud tracks all over it.
– Police responded to a domestic dispute report at an East Euclid Street home at 12:12 p.m. Monday in which a resident said another resident pushed her in the chest.
– Raymond R. Yeater, 20, 413 S. Lincoln Ave. B, Salem, was cited for driving under suspension and no seatbelt following a one-vehicle crash in the 400 block of Pennsylvania Avenue at 2:40 p.m. Monday in which he was eastbound and allegedly failed to maintain control, traveling off the south side of the roadway and striking a small cement building, causing significant damage to both the vehicle and building. Yeater was transported to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries to his head and shoulder.
– Police responded to a two-vehicle crash in the 500 block of East Fourth Street at 3:02 p.m. Monday in which Robert Kaiser reported he was parked in his drive area and was struck by a passing motorist who left the scene.
– Police responded to a Woodland Avenue home at 4:36 p.m. Monday for a report of a possible drug overdose and found a man who had reportedly taken too many prescription pills. Salem first responders arrived and found that the man was also suffering from additional medical issues and he was transported to the hospital for treatment.
– An officer responded to a domestic dispute on Edgewood Drive at 6:42 p.m. Monday and found a husband and wife who were going through a separation. The wife had already left and the husband said that prior to her departure she wouldn’t let him leave. They both told officers that no violence occurred.
– Officers responded to a domestic dispute report in a North Ellsworth Avenue parking lot at 7:15 p.m. Monday in which two highly intoxicated individuals had been fighting. Witnesses said no violence had occurred.
– Officers responded to a North Lincoln Avenue apartment complex at 7:30 p.m. Monday where two female individuals, including a juvenile, reported a male stranger, apparently intoxicated, had wanted them to let him in the building and became upset when they refused. Officers searched the area, but could not find the man.
– An East State Street business reported a customer had attempted to leave the store with several items of clothing without paying, but returned them when stopped. The complainant did not wish to press charges, just make the department aware of the situation.
– Officers responded to a Walnut Street home at 9:35 p.m. Monday where the resident reported her daughter had pulled the plug on the television while she was watching it. The daughter said she was waiting for her boyfriend, then began a verbal altercation with the mother. They were advised to calm down for the night.
Officers returned a short time later for another reported verbal altercation. They were told to stop or face charges. The daughter left for the night
They said no violence occurred on either occasion.
– Ian M. Iagulli, 22, 1220 Southeast Boulevard Apt. 7, Salem, was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop for erratic driving at 2:13 a.m. Tuesday.
– A patrolling officer at 2:28 a.m. Tuesday observed a vehicle stopped in the intersection of North Lundy Avenue and East State Street and a man enter through the passenger window. The driver said it was a friend who couldn’t get the door open.
– Officers responded to a breaking and entering report in the 800 block of East Third Street at 4:53 a.m. Tuesday in which the resident reported someone had attempted to enter the home. Officers followed fresh boot prints to a West Fifth Street home, but all of the occupants denied being in the area.
– A Penn Avenue resident reported at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday that a motorist in a large vehicle failed to negotiate a curve in front of her home, striking a tree in the curb lawn and knocking it over against the front of her house. She said she was able to get it down, and the street department responded to remove it from the property. No damage to the house was observed.
– Two men were charged with underage consumption and a 15-year-old juvenile male was charged with unruly and delinquency charges after police responded at 12:37 a.m. Monday for a report of three males wearing hoodies and possibly attempting to break into a residence and a vehicle. Three males wearing dark-colored hoodies were located walking on East Pershing Street just east of Ohio Avenue. Two of them were immediately detained, but one began to flee on foot and was arrested after a brief foot chase. David Lapin, 19, of Salem, and Drake Rudder, 20, of Salem, were each charged with underage consumption of alcohol. They were each released on their own recognizance. The juvenile was taken home and released to his guardian. The juvenile charges will be referred to the department’s juvenile division.
– Doug Moffett, of North Ellsworth Avenue, reported at 11:19 p.m. Sunday that juveniles were throwing items at vehicles on West 10th Street near Jennings Avenue. He said his wife was driving on West 10th Street when a young male juvenile jumped out from behind a tree and threw something at her vehicle in the 300 block. Officers were able to find the juvenile and he was told the consequences.
– An unknown disturbance was reported at 9:40 p.m. Sunday in the area of Ohio Avenue and East Pershing Street. A man who owns property in the 100 block of Ohio Avenue said a younger male walked through the yard and ripped out a survey stake. He had a verbal confrontation with the male, who went inside a residence in the 300 block. He wanted him to stay off of his property. An officer made contact with the male, told him to stay off of the man’s property and if it happens again, charges could result.
– Police were called at 7:37 p.m. Sunday to the 600 block of East Sixth Street for possible interference with custody. A woman on East Fourth Street said the father of her child refused to return the child after his scheduled visitation. She was told her options. An officer contacted the child’s father by phone and he said he had court paperwork saying he was to have the child for the weekend. He was told the consequences if the paperwork says otherwise.
– An officer was dispatched at 6:50 p.m. Sunday to South Broadway Avenue and Franklin for juveniles playing with a gun, possibly fake. The officer found a group of small children playing with a fake green pistol. They were told to put the toy away for the evening and their mother took them inside.
– Police were called to the 800 block of Bethel Drive at 6:18 p.m. Sunday to assist Perry Township Police.
– An officer at 6:18 p.m. Sunday saw a man who appeared to be intoxicated staggering in the 100 block of South Broadway Avenue. The officer made contact with him and gave him a ride to his residence, warning him not to be out for the rest of the night.
– An officer on patrol at 4:52 p.m. Sunday on Oak Street heard a loud explosion in the area of Oak and South Madison. Several city residents flagged him down and said the noise had been a firework that came from the 1800 block. A person at the home denied setting anything off.
– A cashier at the Family Dollar in the 200 block of West State Street reported at 4:21 p.m. Sunday that two men had been in the store and attempted to pay for items with a food card which came up as stolen. Another customer paid for their items and they all left. Officers checked the area and could not locate the men.
– A woman in the 500 block of Walnut Street reported at 4:16 p.m. Sunday that the mother of her daughter’s ex-boyfriend called her and threatened her daughter. She didn’t want anymore contact from her. The other party was contacted and told to cease contact.
– Rebecca Carlisle, 48, of East Perry Street, Salem, reported at 2:36 a.m. Monday that a deer struck her vehicle on Cunningham Road.
– Shawn M. Chappell, of 797 Bethel Drive, Salem, was charged with disorderly conduct and taken to the Columbiana County jail after police were called at 6:10 p.m. Sunday to a property in the 800 block of Bethel Drive for a domestic complaint with reports of a firearm. Police spoke to both parties, who had conflicting stories. Chappel was placed in custody after police spoke to an assistant prosecutor.
– William Alesi III, 29, whose last known address was Liberty Street, Salem, was charged with felony domestic violence and resisting arrest after police responded to a domestic violence complaint at 3:28 p.m. Sunday in the 1100 block of Prospect Street. He was taken to the county jail.
– William P. Aldrich, 28, of 1133 Prospect St., Apt. 16A, was taken into custody at his residence at 10:28 a.m. Sunday on an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office for failure to appear.
– Police responded to the 1400 block of West State Street at 8:20 a.m. Sunday for a report of a tree hanging on power lines. Ohio Edison was on the scene and said they would take care of the tree.
– An officer at 2:08 a.m. Sunday assisted a man who ran out of gas during a downpour on South Lincoln Avenue near Fresh Mark.
– John Krebs, of Cider Mill Road, called at 1:16 p.m. Saturday to report he checked with his refuse hauler and the company did not take his trash container. He had reported it stolen on Dec. 12. The trash can is $100 to replace.
– A juvenile who allegedly wasn’t doing what she was told to do was taken to the Tobin detention center for a diversion violation Saturday morning. Police had been called to the C&C Trailer Court in the 1300 block of West State Street for an unruly juvenile at 10:08 a.m. and spoke to the girl’s mother. The girl was already on diversion and the diversion officer advised police to charge her with a violation.
– A township officer was requested at 4:18 a.m. Saturday to assist Salem Police at the scene of a shooting on Walnut Street.
– William Christopher, of East Pine Lake Road, reported at 7:22 p.m. Friday that unknown persons threw roofing nails along the road and into a shared driveway twice within the past couple of weeks.
– A caller at 5:09 p.m. Friday reported a suspicious vehicle parked on the road in the 1700 block of Devonshire Drive for over 24 hours. A homeowner nearby told police the owner would move the vehicle.
– Pat Ricker, Lisbon Street, reported at 8:57 a.m. Sunday her basement was flooding and she wanted the water pumped out. Police went to the home and found about four-feet of water in the basement and notified the street department.
– A woman reported at 12:14 p.m. Sunday the front door of an East Friend Street home was open. Police checked the home and found that strong winds had apparently blew the door open.
– Police responded to a report of a fight on Duquesne Street at 12:20 p.m. Sunday. It was determined the fight was over a theft that had occurred outside of the city limits. The people were advised to contact the sheriff’s office.
– The Lisbon Post of the Highway Patrol reported at 4:36 p.m. Sunday two cars getting off state Route 11 onto state Route 46 southbound appeared to be racing each other. Police checked the area but did not see the cars.
– A man reported at 6 p.m. Sunday traffic was backed up onto East Park Avenue due to cars turning into the park for the light display. Policed went to the area and directed traffic.
– Someone reported at 7:12 p.m. Sunday a suspicious Jeep was parked in the back lot of Columbiana Tire. Police checked and found no problems.
– Ashley Workman, South Main Street, reported at 1 a.m. Monday a possum was sitting at the entrance to her apartment. Police attempted to move the animal but were unable to.
– An officer responded to a report of a man who had fallen in the 100 block of East Pershing Street at 2:17 p.m. Saturday. The man was being attended to by good samaritans, but showed signs of possible injury. Salem Fire Department first responders and EMT responded. The man was transported to the hospital for treatment.
– An officer responded to a Spring Avenue home at 7:29 p.m. Saturday where someone had forced entry between 3 and 7 p.m. that day. The resident said it was evident that the person had gone through items in the house, but that nothing appeared to be missing.
– A patrolling officer at 9:15 p.m. Saturday observed an utility pole in the 800 block of South Lincoln Avenue that had been sheered off approximately four feet from the ground and hanging by the connected powerlines. Tracks in the mud indicated that a southbound vehicle had traveled left of center into the curb lawn, striking the pole, and then fled the scene with likely moderate to heavy frontend damage. Ohio Edison was notified of the damage. Officers searched the area but could not locate a vehicle with fresh damage.
– A Youngstown man reported at 7:24 p.m. Saturday that a man had assaulted him in a parking lot in the 1900 block of East State Street regarding an issue with his mother. the man denied a physical altercation occurred and there were no signs of violence.
– Police responded to a West Pershing Street home at 12:09 a.m. Sunday in reference to a fight and found two intoxicated individuals who denied any fight had occurred.
– Officers responded to the 200 block of Rose Avenue at 1:26 a.m. Sunday where someone had silly stringed several vehicles parked along the roadway.
– An officer responded to a Woodland Avenue home at 12:19 p.m. Sunday where the resident reported someone had knocked over a bush at the corner of the porch.
– Police responded to a West State Street parking lot at 1:10 p.m. Sunday in reference to child abuse, but officers were unable to find anything suspicious.
– Officers responded to a reported dispute in the 600 block of Park Avenue at 3:36 p.m. Sunday and found it to be an ongoing civil issue in which the individuals had already been told the police department cannot settle.
– An unidentified 17-year-old girl was cited for OVI, making an improper turn and driving on a temporary permit without an accompanying adult following a traffic stop on West Railroad Street at 12:32 a.m. Saturday.
– Dorothy Zimmerman was attempting to drive around a large puddle in the Columbiana Cemetery on Saturday afternoon when she ended up in the lawn and her vehicle sank into the saturated grass. Zimmerman’s vehicle had to be towed out.
– Lisa Cook reported following someone driving erratically on state Route 14 at 7:09 p.m. Saturday. Police caught up with the driver, who was not intoxicated but admitted having problems driving at night. He had pulled into the 7 & 14 Truck Stop to grab a bite to eat until traffic dissipated. The man did not commit any traffic violations other than driving slow.
– An officer was asked to assist an East Palestine ambulance crew after a patient became combative on his way to Salem Community Hospital. The officer met the ambulance in the Rite Aid parking lot.
– An officer responded to a Hickory Lane home at 1 p.m. Friday where the resident reported her live-in boyfriend had been intoxicated and kicked her in throat, which was visibly swollen, as well as broke a glass table.
– A Hawley Avenue resident reported fraud on her bank account at 1:40 p.m. Friday.
– Police responded to the Walmart parking lot at 8:54 p.m. Friday for a report of a purse theft attempt, but could not find the complainant or suspect.
– Officers responded to a theft report in the 600 block of East State Street at 4:20 p.m. Friday in which a Louisville woman reported someone had made several transactions on her bank account without her knowledge.
– Richard A. Holbrook, 60, Salem, was cited for driving under suspension, no motorcycle endorsement and reckless operation after an officer responded to the area of Newgarden Avenue and West Wilson Street for a dirt bike complaint. Holbrook was stopped in the 300 block of North Ellsworth Avenue.
– Police responded to a loud noise complaint at a Fairfield Avenue residence at 6:25 a.m. Friday. The downstairs tenants were advised to turn the music down.
– A woman reported smoke at 8:17 a.m. Friday but was unable to pinpoint the location. Officers found the smoke behind the City Garage, and everything was okay.
– Denise Jenkins, Fairfield Avenue, reported a disturbance at 11:51 a.m. Friday, stating that her neighbor was pounding on her door. The subject in question left prior to an officer’s arrival.
– Marvin Grace was stopped at the intersection of North Main Street and Seventh Street at 3:02 p.m. Friday when he was hit by Taylor Couche, Youngstown, who swerved to avoid rear-ending Grace and hit the mirror instead. Couche was cited for assured clear distance.
– An employee of M&S Truck Stop reported at 6 p.m. Friday that a blue SUV drove off without paying $61.39.
– An officer assisted a female motorist who had run out of gas at 11:15 p.m. Wednesday on state Route 45 between Goshen Road and state Route 14. The motorist had called someone to bring gas, so the officer waited until the gas arrived and the vehicle was running.
– Salem Police received a complaint about a reckless driver turning from state Route 14 onto state Route 45, southbound, heading towards Lisbon and notified Perry Township at 3:14 p.m. Wednesday. Township police checked state Route 45 from Depot Road to Goshen Road and were unable to locate the vehicle. Information was forwarded to the Ohio State Highway Patrol and Lisbon Police Department to be on the lookout for the vehicle.
– Police were advised at 12:16 p.m. Wednesday about an open door to a vacant residence in the 1100 block of West State Street. Police searched the interior and did not find anyone inside. A room in the basement area appeared to have been damaged and the copper pipe removed from the residence. The owner was advised of the findings.
– A reckless driver was reported at 10:42 a.m. Thursday in the 1300 block of South Lincoln Avenue coming into the city limits. An officer located the only vehicle matching the description and observed no traffic violations.
– Police responded to the Home Depot parking lot on East State Street after receiving a report at 3:58 a.m. Thursday for a suspicious vehicle with three people inside. The vehicle was described as a black Dodge Durango and was found in the Home Depot parking lot unoccupied. The officer saw employees arriving for work and believed the occupants may have been employees of the business.
– Lorraine Utter, 32, of 781 E. Third St., was cited for driving under FRA suspension after a traffic stop in the 200 block of North Lincoln Avenue for a turn signal and equipment violation. Both the front and rear license plates were confiscated on behalf of the registrar and the vehicle was towed away.
– An anonymous person at 10:19 p.m. Wednesday reported finding a wallet in the 900 block of North Ellsworth Avenue. A family member of the owner was contacted to tell the owner to retrieve the wallet at the police station.
– A domestic in progress was reported at 7:01 p.m. Wednesday in the 1000 block of East Third Street. An officer found it was just a husband and wife having an argument over personal issues.
– A woman in the 500 block of East Fourth Street called at 4:03 p.m. Wednesday to report a known male always causes a disturbance when he visits his mother who resides in the apartments. An officer spoke with an employee and she said she’s not trying to stop him from seeing his mother but does not want him in the hallways. An officers spoke with the man and he understood what was being requested.
– Police helped with traffic control after a semi truck became disabled at the crest of what’s known as the Millville hill on East State Street at 2:51 p.m. Wednesday. The driver had a mechanic coming from Alliance.
– Priscilla Wilde, 64, of East Third Street, was cited for improper passing after her eastbound vehicle collided with another eastbound vehicle on Fourth Street after attempting to pass it on the left while the other vehicle was in the process of turning left onto East School Street at 11:31 a.m. Wednesday. The other vehicle was driven by Thomas McConnell, 71, of Coffee School Road. No injuries were reported. McConnell indicated he had his turn signal on, while Wilde said she didn’t see the turn signal.
– Katherine Nagel, 26, was arrested for obstructing official business and Michael Nagel was arrested for resisting arrest and an outstanding warrant for assault at 11:13 a.m. Wednesday near Kelly Park Road.
– A Brenda Lane woman reported at 11:32 a.m. Wednesday juvenile was being unruly.
– Melissa Yeany, Columbiana, was eastbound on state Route 14 at 7:31 p.m. Wednesday and a 16-year-old girl was driving in the eastbound lane and waiting to turn onto Nulf Drive when Yeany struck her from behind. Yeany was cited for assured clear distance.
– An officer assisted a county sheriff’s deputy on a call at the Traveler’s Hotel at 6:38 p.m. Dec. 13 in regard to a drunken patron and an injured person.
– Terry L. Rall, 53, of East Liverpool, was cited for failure to yield after he pulled into the path of a vehicle driven by Jodie A. Porter, 41, of Rootstown, resulting in an accident at the intersection of East Lincoln Way and North Jefferson Street at 10:13 p.m. Dec. 13.
– Crystal D. Grubbs, 34, of Lisbon, was driving on East Washington Street at the intersection of South Market Street when she slid on the snow into a parked vehicle belonging to Donald E. Butream of Lisbon. The accident occurred at 12:30 p.m. Dec. 14.
– Richard Groff, of West Fifth Street, reported at 1:04 p.m. Wednesday that he lost his cell phone Tuesday, but he’s not sure where. He attempted to call the phone, but it had been shut off.
– A woman from the 500 block of Walnut Street came to the police station at 12:54 p.m. Wednesday to report being harassed by a female known to her. She said the female has been calling and leaving harassing and threatening phone messages on her cell phone.
– An officer assisted Perry Township Police at 12:18 p.m. Wednesday with the checking of a vacant residence on West State Street. No one was located.
– A caller at 10:09 a.m. Wednesday reported a man walking in the middle of the road on Ohio Avenue near Franklin Avenue who would not move for passing traffic. No one was found.
– A man called at 12:57 a.m. Wednesday to request a well-being check on his fiancee after he was unable to reach her all day. Officers responded to her residence on East Fifth Street and she was fine. She was told to contact the man.
– A noise disturbance was reported at 11:18 p.m. Tuesday in the 2500 block of Lexington Avenue. Nothing was observed.
– Police responded to the 800 block of East Third Street with fire department first responders at 11:14 p.m. Tuesday for an intoxicated male who reportedly fell down a flight of stairs. Emergency personnel found him collapsed at the base of the stairs, breathing but incoherent. A woman said she left for 10 minutes while he was at her upstairs apartment and she came home and found him in his current state. He was taken to Salem Community Hospital.
– Police were dispatched to East Third Street and Brooklyn Avenue for a hole in the road reported at 9:02 p.m. Tuesday. The officer saw a metal water access cover had been knocked off, possibly by a snow plow on Brooklyn, just north of East Third. The cover was located and the officer was able to put it back in place. A note was left for the water department to check the cover.
– A woman at a business in the 200 block of East Second Street reported at 7:21 p.m. Tuesday that the mother of her ex-boyfriend is continually calling the business phone and her cell phone. She’s also receiving numerous text messages from her. An officer contacted the mother of the ex-boyfriend and told her to stop. She understood and said she would be filing a report with her local police department for the same incidents.
– Douglas Smith, of the 200 block of Vine Avenue, reported at 6:35 p.m. Tuesday that he left at 6 p.m. and when he returned home the door had been kicked in. The only item missing was a video game system.
– A man from Plymouth Place came to the police station at 6:19 p.m. Tuesday in reference to issues with his son who lives in the city limits. He was told it’s a civil issue.
– A woman reported at 4:26 p.m. Tuesday that she lost her phone at a doctor’s office on East State Street. Upon returning to the office, the phone was gone. She said the phone may have been dropped into the bag/baby carrier of the female seated next to her. The phone was tracked to a residence on West Fourth Street where an officer made contact with the resident and learned the phone had been picked up from the floor of the doctor’s office. The phone was turned over to the officer and returned to the owner.
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– Dawn Elaine Harvey, 26, 275 W. Indiana Ave., Sebring, was arrested for theft after police responded to the Dollar General in Beloit at 2:48 p.m. Friday where she had allegedly attempted to steal several miscellaneous items.
– Rikki J. Wood, 18, 38159 Salem-Unity Road, Salem, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in Green Township at 4:25 p.m. Saturday in which he was eastbound in the 8000 block of state Route 14 and allegedly lost control of his vehicle, traveling off the south side of the roadway and striking an electric pole. No injuries were reported.
– Jacob D. Mitchell, 19, 1400 W. South Range Road, North Lima, was charged with operating a vehicle intoxicated, underage consumption, disorderly conduct and failure to control after police responded to a one-vehicle crash in the 6000 block of Calla Road at 7 a.m. Sunday in which he was eastbound and travelled into a ditch. Mitchell reportedly was belligerent to officers and continuously spit on the cruiser and station floors.
– Tana R. Dugan-Zarbo, 39, 356 E. Ohio Ave., Sebring, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in Beloit at 10:04 a.m. Sunday in which she was eastbound on Fifth Street near Stanley Avenue and allegedly traveled off the south side of the roadway, striking a utility pole. No injuries were reported.
– Greg E. Crase, 42, 65 Cedarwood St., Beloit, was charged with misdemeanor counts of aggravated menacing, aggravated trespassing, criminal mischief and obstructing official business after police responded to his neighbor’s home at 12:22 a.m. Monday for a noise complaint in which he was allegedly threatening the neighbors with a knife and pipe, as well as sending them threatening text messages. Crase refused to exit his home when confronted by officers, who then a short while later observed him leave his home and strike the neighbor’s window with a pipe. Crase then ran away from the officers back into his home before eventually allowing officers entrance and being apprehended. Additionally charges are pending after Crase became belligerent and threatening towards officers on station.
– David G. Rhinehart, 37, 134 W. Maryland Ave., Sebring, was cited for driving under suspension and unsecure load after an officer observed two boxes fall out of his overloaded truck bed on Fifth Street in Beloit at 12:31 a.m. Wednesday.
– Blake Williams, Ashland, was backing out of a parking space at the Duke and Duchess at 2:35 p.m. Tuesday and struck a semi driven by Eric Johnson, Texas, who was pulling around from the west side of the building to the north facing part of the building. No citations were issued.
– Linda Bowling, 52, of 313 W. Fifth St., was charged with theft after police were called to Walmart, 2875 E. State St., at 11:07 a.m. Tuesday for an alleged shoplifter. An asset protection associate saw the woman leave the store without paying for merchandise allegedly concealed in her purse. She purchased some other items, but not those items.
– An alarm was reported at 10:39 a.m. Tuesday at a residence in the 1400 block of Buckeye Circle. The exterior appeared secure.
– Police were called at 8:18 a.m. Tuesday to the 900 block of Prospect Street for a parking violation and issued a ticket for a vehicle parked on the north side.
– Glenn Morrow, of state Route 45, reported at 7:20 p.m. Monday that he fell on the snow-covered parking lot at the high school, 1200 E. Sixth St., and also fell on a sidewalk at the front of the school. He wanted a report filed. He declined medical attention, but said his left knee hurt.
– An officer on patrol at 6:19 p.m. Monday saw three males walk into the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 500 block of East Fourth Street where the no trespassing signs are clearly posted at each end of the lot. They were not there to visit anyone and were walking through to get somewhere else. They were told about the potential charges and to use the sidewalks near the street.
– A reckless operator was reported at 6:13 p.m. Monday in a Dodge truck without headlights traveling west in the 500 block of East State Street. The vehicle was not found.
– A man in the 500 block of East Fourth Street called at 5:50 p.m. Monday to report a suspicious white Jeep parked in the lot behind his residence with three males inside. The driver told police he was just dropping off a friend at a residence.
– A woman in the 900 block of West Wilson Street reported at 5:34 p.m. Monday that a known male posted nude photographs of her on an Internet web page. She said the photos were taken without her consent and there’s been some ongoing harassment by the male. She wants no further contact. She was directed to the Columbiana County courts for information on obtaining a restraining order.
– Daniel Prather, of the 500 block of East Fourth Street, reported at 4:16 p.m. Monday that his maroon four-door 2009 Chevy Aveo was stolen. He parked the vehicle in the lot at his apartment at 1 p.m. and when he came back out a few hours later, the vehicle was gone. He said he has both sets of keys and the vehicle was locked. No one else is authorized to use it.
– Police were called at 2:24 p.m. Monday for a disturbance at an apartment on Monroe Street over furniture. A woman had moved into the unit after the previous tenant passed away and some of the other tenant’s belongings were still there. The deceased tenant’s daughter came last week and got some of the items and said that was all she wanted. On Monday, she came back and demanded a chest freezer and recliner, but not the couch. Two females alleged being struck by the other during the dispute. The current tenant removed all three items and told the daughter to take them with her, saying she would not be responsible for them.
– Someone reported at 9:24 a.m. Monday someone was open burning on state Route 14 behind Wayside Structures. Police found the fire and warned the person responsible to put it out.
– Clifford Brinker, Columbiana, was northbound on North Main Street at 12:26 p.m. Monday and stopped in traffic when he was struck by Edith Falb, Columbiana, who was also northbound and unable to stop. Falb was cited for assured clear distance.
– A Sparkle Market employee reported at 12:56 p.m. Monday another employee broke into the office. The matter is under investigation and charges are pending.
– Someone reported at 4:33 p.m. Monday a car was parked on the extended curb on South Main Street and near Union Street. Police found the driver had accidentally pulled up over the curb and got stuck. Police stood by while the woman removed the vehicle from the curb and there was no property damage. No citations were issued.
– Police stood by for traffic control at 9:44 p.m. Monday for a vehicle accident on state Route 14 west of old state Route 14.
– An officer assisted a county sheriff’s deputy on a domestic dispute on Grant Street at 6:31 p.m. Monday.
– The security alarm went off at Wright Buffing Wheel, South Market Street, at 5:06 p.m. Monday, and the rear door was found open but nothing else seemed amiss.
– An officer was called to a health care business on North Market Street at 2:07 p.m. Saturday after Kimberly Beroad reported Tracey Ketchum was being loud and making possible threats to the staff. An officer spoke with Ketchum in his room and he said there would be no further problems.
– Scott Rudder, East Lincoln Way, reported Sunday that Bob Davis took some DVDs from him that need returned to the Lepper Library. Police spoke with Davis, who said he had put them in Rudder’s mail box, which was confirmed by Rudder.
– A person who identified herself as Nichole Bolley reported being assaulted by her boyfriend in the Save A Lot parking lot at 7:19 p.m. Sunday. The person identified as Bolley said Kevin Blackburn punched her in the face and she took off running. While trying to locate Bolley, she called police to say she had to leave because Blackburn was driving around town looking for her. Upon further investigation, police determined the incident was a prank call and no such assault occurred and that Bolley was at work until 3 a.m. Blackburn had been in Lisbon to purchase some tickets off someone but the person never showed up.
– An officer assisted a county sheriff’s deputy on a call at Roseland Commons apartments at 9:10 p.m. Sunday, where a boy was threatening to harm himself.
– Anthony R. Sevek, 25, Jefferson Street, Salineville, was cited for failure to control after he struck two parked vehicles and rear-ended another at 1:42 p.m. Monday. Sevek was driving west on East Washington toward the intersection at South Market when he struck a parked van belonging to Catholic Charities and a parked vehicle belonging to Fern A. Ronshak. His car then struck the rear of a stopped county engineer’s office truck driven by Douglas W. Rohm, 57.
– Tesa Marie Stuart, 20, 143 S. Walnut St., East Palestine, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in the 1800 block of state Route 9 at 7:18 p.m. Saturday in which she was southwest bound and traveled off the left side of the roadway, striking a tree. Stuart reported no injuries, but her passenger was transported to the hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries.
– Officers investigated a noise complaint at a Highland Avenue home at 12:34 a.m. Sunday and found it to be a faulty heat pump. An officer contacted the fire department which agreed to contact the proper business to fix the problem.
– Police responded to a domestic dispute at a Michigan Boulevard home at 4:30 p.m. Sunday and found a boyfriend and girlfriend fighting over personal belongings as the girlfriend was leaving. They were advised that it was civil matter and the girlfriend left with her belongings.
– Walter E. Callahan, 72, 12820 W. South Range Road, Salem, was cited for failure to yield from a stop sign following a two-vehicle crash at Goshen Road and the bypass at 1:27 p.m. Monday in which he was northwestbound and pulled from the stop sign, striking a southwest bound vehicle driven by Michelle E. Willis, 42, 1654 N. Ellsworth Ave., Salem. No injuries were reported. Willis was cited for an expired operator’s license.
– A woman in the 1100 block of East Third Street called at 12:16 p.m. Monday to report possible harassment, saying that local pizza companies were showing up at the residence for deliveries, along with local cab companies. She said nobody at the residence had ordered pizza or anything else. She believes the person responsible is a female recently kicked out of the residence.
– A man on East Pershing Street reported at 11:43 a.m. Monday that his bank card was used in the past three weeks by an unknown person, with $400 charged to his account, including the purchase of a cell phone. The card was not reported stolen, but he believes an ex-roommate may have obtained the card number and purchased the items.
– A woman in the 500 block of Walnut Street reported at 9:33 a.m. Monday that her ex-boyfriend has her laptop computer and will not return it to her. She said she doesn’t own the item yet because she makes payments for the computer through a local rental company. An officer will contact the ex-boyfriend.
– A woman called at 8:33 a.m. Monday from the Columbus area asking officers to check the well-being of her fiance in the 500 block of Aetna Street. She spoke to him earlier in the morning, but it seemed he may have been suffering from a medical problem. Officers attempted contact to no avail. Firefighters assisted with gaining entry into the residence, contact was made with the resident and they confirmed he needed medical attention. EMT Ambulance took him to Salem Community Hospital.
– Several large dogs were reported loose in the 700 block of East Fourth Street at 7:29 a.m. Monday, but could not be found.
– Gregory Ritterbeck, 22, of 1266 Cedar Ridge, Apt. D, was charged with domestic violence after police were called to his apartment for a domestic in progress at 4:39 a.m. Monday. Ritterbeck allegedly admitting to striking a woman in the face. He was taken to the Columbiana County jail.
– Police checked on an alarm at 1:59 a.m. Monday at a restaurant in the 2800 block of East State Street. All perimeter doors appeared secure.
– A domestic dispute was reported at 12:54 a.m. Monday in the 1100 block of East Third Street, but residents there said nothing was going on.
– An attempted suicide was reported at 12:41 a.m. Monday in the 600 block of North Lincoln Avenue. First responders and EMT Ambulance came to the scene and the person was taken to Salem Community Hospital.
– Police responded at 10:17 p.m. Sunday to the 600 block of Jefferson Avenue to assist the fire department with an elderly female who had fallen. Entry was gained with no problems. First responders and an ambulance company assisted the woman.
– An anonymous caller at 9:11 p.m. Sunday reported excessive noise at an apartment in the 500 block of East Fifth Street. Officers heard nothing from the outside and spoke to the residents who said there was no problem.
– A woman reported at 3:52 p.m. Sunday that she lost her wallet Saturday evening somewhere in the Salem Plaza parking lot and was unable to find it when she went back to look for it.
– A woman in the 500 block of Walnut Street reported at 3:13 p.m. Sunday that she rented two video games and a movie from Family Video and the items were to be returned Dec. 11. Her ex-boyfriend said he would return the items, but she received a call from the video store saying the items have not been returned. An officer will attempt to find him to ask about the items.
– Trisha Adams, of the 1400 block of East State Street, came to the police station at 1:01 p.m. Sunday to report that at 6:45 p.m. Saturday, she was on North Madison Avenue waiting to turn onto East State Street when a city plow truck came by and covered her vehicle with snow and slush. She said she had to go to the car wash to get it off of her vehicle. No damage was reported.
– An officer on patrol at 9:27 a.m. Sunday assisted several disabled vehicles on Carbon Street near Southeast Boulevard that were stuck due to icy roadways. The officer remained until the vehicles were removed.
– A man on Tower Road came to the police station Sunday to report a coin machine at a business in the 400 block of Arch Street malfunctioned and coins began to pour out. The man collected the coins and brought them to officers so they could be returned to the owner. The business owner recovered the coins at the station.
– An officer spoke with persons parked at the Greenway Bike Trail after hours at 9:12 p.m. Nov. 29. They were told to move along.
– An officer responded to the 100 block of Chestnut Street at 10:06 p.m. Nov. 29 in reference to a neighbor dispute.
– An officer investigated a burglary alarm drop in the 200 block of West Main Street Extension at 12:29 p.m. Nov. 30.
– An officer spoke with a Lisbon resident on station at 7:32 p.m. Dec. 1 regarding a complaint against his estranged spouse on Chestnut Street.
– An officer responded to the 300 block of Columbia Street at 11:48 p.m. Dec. 6 in reference to a possible domestic dispute.
– An officer responded to an Oak Street home at 4:11 p.m. Dec. 10 where the resident reported someone had slid off the road into his yard, causing damage, within the past half hour, but had fled the scene.
– An officer responded to a Lisbon Street home at 5:33 p.m. Dec. 10 in reference to a domestic dispute, but found the individuals on Ridge Street. No arrests were made at the time.
GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT
– A Diagonal Road resident reported at 6 a.m. Nov. 20 that someone had taken a trailer from his property.
– An officer responded to the West Branch Middle School at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 20 for a report of a parent acting as if under the influence of a controlled substance. Children Services was notified.
– Two individuals reported at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 21 that a motorist had driven down Main Street in Beloit on a rim with no tire causing the wheel to break apart and leaving debris on the roadway which flattened their tires.
– A male individual was discovered inside a Leetonia school bus in the 5000 block of state Route 14 at 9 p.m. Nov. 21. The person was determined to be autistic and was released to his mother.
– Police responded to a Cool Road home at 11:30 p.m. Nov. 21 where a woman reported her boyfriend attempted to stop her from leaving after they had an argument.
– An employee at the Dollar General in Beloit reported at 7:34 p.m. Nov. 23 that she believed an individual had taken items from the store but could not tell what items were taken.
– Corey R. Brannon, 23, 1340 Cleveland St., Salem, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in Green Township at 9 a.m. Nov. 24 in which he was westbound on state Route 165 just east of Beaver Creek Creek Road and allegedly lost control of the his vehicle, sliding off the north side of the roadway and striking a utility pole. No injuries were reported.
– Police responded to the Sharon Lynn Girls Home at 4:18 p.m. Nov. 25 for a report of an assault by a juvenile female. Police returned at 6:46 p.m. where a woman claimed the prior complainant had threatened physical harm to herself and she was transported to the Salem Community Hospital for evaluation.
– Stephanie M. Daly, 39, 14708 Seacrist Road, Salem, was cited for failure to control following a two-vehicle crash in Damascus at 5:19 p.m. Nov. 26 in which she was westbound on U.S. Route 62 and slid on snow while attempting to turn north onto state Route 534, striking a southbound vehicle driven by George M. Harakal Jr., 51, Damascus. No injuries were reported.
– Christian D. Carver, 18, 623 W. Oregon Ave., Sebring, was arrested for theft after an officer responded to a report of a possible shoplifter at the Dollar General in Beloit at 5:35 p.m. Nov. 29.
– Police responded to the the area of Diagonal and Middletown roads at 1:37 p.m. Nov. 30 where a man reported someone had dumped a deer carcass on his property.
– A Goshen Road resident reported at 11:50 a.m. that she and her boyfriend had gotten into a physical altercation the prior evening.
– A Duck Creek Road resident reported at 2:10 p.m. Dec. 3 that someone had used his bank card in multiple states.
– Police responded to a theft report in the 11000 block of Middletown Road at 11 a.m. Dec. 4.
– A state Route 165 resident reported at 1:45 p.m. Dec. 4 that someone had used his bank card in different states.
– Dale R. McLaughlin, 62, 13851 Beaver Creek Road, Salem, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in Green Township at 10:40 a.m. Nov. 7 in which he was southbound on Beaver Creek Road approaching state Route 14 and allegedly failed to negotiate a curve and lost control of his vehicle, striking a ditch and coming to rest with disabling damage in the northbound lane. No injuries were reported.
– A woman requested at 1:10 a.m. Sunday police escort her to a West Salem Street home to retrieve her children and some property from her husband.
– A Morning Journal employee reported at 5:53 a.m. Sunday a newspaper box was stolen from outside the Burger King restaurant.
– A man reported at 10:46 a.m. Sunday a dog was barking on Allen Avenue since 7 a.m. that morning and it frequently barks for long periods of time. Police spoke with the dog’s owner who denied leaving the dog outside for extended periods of time.
– Leonel Alvarez, West Park Avenue, reported at 7 p.m. Sunday he was assaulted by someone in Leetonia. Police told him to contact the Leetonia Police Department.
– Police were called at 7:31 a.m. Sunday to the 600 block of East Third Street for a domestic in progress. An officer spoke to both parties involved. No threats or violence occurred. They planned to stay separated until a later time.
– An officer on patrol found a water main break at 7:02 a.m. Sunday on Mullins Street near the railroad tracks. The water department was notified.
– Loud persons were reported at 5:12 a.m. Sunday in the 700 block of East Fifth Street. Contact was made and they didn’t believe they were being loud, but said they would keep quiet.
– An officer on patrol at 4:34 a.m. Sunday saw an occupied vehicle behind a closed business in the 100 block of North Ellsworth Avenue, checked with the occupant and found he was waiting for the driver. No warrants were found.
– Three males were seen walking in the middle of the road on East Pershing Street near South Lundy Avenue at 2:40 a.m. Sunday. They were told to use the sidewalk.
– A resident in the 300 block of Fair Avenue called 911 at 2:18 a.m. Sunday to report his neighbor threatened him with a gun. He said the neighbor appeared intoxicated and was yelling at him and threatening him with a gun. The neighbor was contacted and did appear intoxicated, but denied any threats involving a gun. The incident is under investigation.
– An officer at 12:53 a.m. Sunday initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 800 block of East State Street after seeing several driving offenses. He made contact with the driver and learned one of the passengers was possibly going into labor. The officer followed the vehicle to Salem Community Hospital and ensured the person got there safely.
– Police were called at 9:28 p.m. Saturday to the 600 block of East Sixth Street for a person with a knife. An officer spoke to the female and she agreed to go to the emergency room by ambulance.
– A domestic in progress was reported in the middle of the street in the 700 block of West Wilson Street at 9:11 p.m. Saturday. No one was found, but a witness told police the people involved had left and no physical violence occurred. The people involved were found and said it was only an argument.
– A 911 hang up call was reported at 7:17 p.m. Saturday at Essex of Salem on Bentley Drive, but no problem was found. The other two buildings were checked, also with no problems found.
– A large amount of snow was reported at 6:40 p.m. Saturday in the 1400 block of North Ellsworth Avenue. Officers found a man plowing snow from a private lot, who was clearing the road as well. He was told about the complaint.
– A man came to the police station at 4:15 p.m. Saturday to file a report in reference to his girlfriend possibly attempting to accuse him of things he did not do. He was told his options.
– A woman on Walnut Street called at 3:43 p.m. Saturday about receiving unwanted messages on her phone. She was told her options.
– Police were called at 3:28 p.m. Saturday to a business in the 500 block of East State Street for a theft report. An officer responded and found the matter resolved.
– A suspicious person was reported at 2:50 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot at Salem Community Hospital, 1995 E. State St., where police found a person matching the description of a scruffy-looking male with a blue coat and hat walking around the lot. The male was asking people for money for food. A man reported he told him they would get him food and he declined, saying he wanted the money. The male was contacted by police and told to stop and go home. He said he was trying to get food for the cats. An officer made sure he got across the street and was moving toward his residence two blocks away.
– Police responded to the Giant Eagle parking lot, East State Street, for a parking complaint at 12:11 p.m. Saturday. The vehicle was parked on the sidewalk, but was removed when officers arrived. The operator was given a warning and told not to do it again.
– A woman on Adams Avenue reported at noon Saturday that she was receiving text messages from a person claiming to be a police officer. The phone number the texts were coming from came from a stolen phone.
– Police assisted the highway patrol with a one car rollover accident on state Route 11 south of town at 10 p.m. Saturday.
– A man reported at 1:20 a.m. Saturday some personal items were stolen from the break room at Reichard Industries on South Main Street Friday night.
– Mark A. Thompkins, 45, East Palestine, was cited for driving under suspension and no front plate following a traffic stop on state Route 14 at 2:25 a.m. Saturday. He was also found to have an active arrest warrant through the sheriff’s office and was taken into custody.
– Mary Ann Good, East Friend Street, reported at 1:11 p.m. Saturday someone made a fraudulent charge on her credit card.
– Police assisted someone with a disabled vehicle at the state Routes 14 and 164 intersection at 2:14 p.m. Saturday. The vehicle was towed.
– A man reported at 5:38 p.m. Saturday that whoever plowed the old NAPA parking lot on the west side of the railroad tracks pushed all the snow out into East Park Avenue and cars were having to swerve to avoid it. Police directed traffic until the snow was moved out of the way.
– Heavy smoke was reported at Columbiana Floral at 4:03 p.m. Friday. The matter remains under investigation.
– Tommy Daniels, 62, Youngstown, was charged with OVI and assault after ramming into another car at the intersection of state Routes 7 and 14 at 8:07 p.m. Friday. An initial investigation determined that Daniels had intentionally hit the car after it passed him. He was taken to the county jail.
– Dustin P. Borg, 22, Lisbon, was cited for possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana paraphernalia and two head lights after a traffic stop on Lisbon Street at 11:32 p.m. Friday.
– An employee of Reichard Industries, South Main Street, reported at 1:20 a.m. Saturday that some personal items in the break room were stolen.
– A hit/skip was reported at 11:39 a.m. Saturday on Home Circle. A Chevy Silverado owned by Jason Sutton of Home Circle was legally parked on the street when it was struck on the left side by another vehicle which failed to stop and left the scene.
– Police responded to the 100 block of South Broadway at 9:57 a.m. Saturday for a report of two people involved in an argument. Nobody could be found.
– An open door was reported at 6:10 a.m. Saturday in the 400 block of Franklin Avenue, but nobody answered when police announced themselves several times. Officers checked the home after observing signs of possible forced entry. No one was found inside. Officers secured the door as well as could be.
– A woman in the 900 block of North Ellsworth Avenue reported at 5:04 a.m. Saturday that she wanted an intoxicated female removed from the home. The female had visible lacerations to her face and said she was assaulted by the woman’s son and that was why they wanted her to leave. She willingly left and was told her options. She was offered medical attention but refused.
– At 3:05 a.m. Saturday, an officer spoke with two people regarding an incident that occurred the night before. They completed voluntary statements and charges will be sent to the prosecutor’s office for review.
– An officer responded to the area of Spring Street and Arch Street in reference to several people walking in the area at 3:05 a.m. Saturday. They were located by Perry Township officers in the township’s jurisdiction, identified and released.
– Police responded to the 400 block of Newgarden Avenue for a reported fight in progress at 2:31 a.m. Saturday and found that an argument occurred earlier at a local bar and one party followed the other party in their vehicles until they stopped at the railroad crossing on Newgarden Avenue. A person got out of one of the vehicles and grabbed the keys out of the other vehicle’s ignition and fled. There were no spare keys, with the vehicle towed out of the road. The victim was told his options. Charges may be pending.
– Loud persons were reported at 1:40 a.m. Saturday in the 1700 block of East State Street. Two residents were found inside an apartment having a dispute. No physical violence occurred. They were told to keep quiet.
– A woman in the 700 block of West State Street reported at 12:59 a.m. Saturday that she didn’t want her boyfriend’s two friends on the property. An officer spoke to the boyfriend, who’s the homeowner, and he said he wanted the keys to the garage so they could go inside. The woman was told they did not have to leave since they were invited by the homeowner. She gave the keys to her boyfriend. The same woman had reported on Friday that someone known to her entered the residence and took her laptop computer without her permission. An officer contacted the person, who denied the allegation. The matter was sent to the prosecutor for review of possible charges.
– A woman at Essex on Continental Drive reported at 8:57 p.m. Friday that a man entered the building and began to play a guitar, then left. He was found at Essex I and was told about the complaint and identified. He was told if he wanted to enter and visit with people, he needed to contact personnel first and get their approval.
– A bank savings book was turned in at the police station at 8 p.m. Friday, with the owner contacted and coming to retrieve it.
– A woman reported at 5:56 p.m. Friday that she was at her parents’ house on Eighth Street when she saw her ex-boyfriend sitting in his vehicle in front of the house. He does not live in the area and she felt she was being followed. He left after a verbal confrontation. She said he’s also contacting other people she knows and talking about her in a harassing manner. She was told her options.
– Police responded to a residence in the 700 block of West Wilson Street at 5:13 p.m. Friday to assist Children Services with the emergency removal of children from the residence.
– Bud Schory, of North Lincoln Avenue, reported at 5:08 p.m. Friday that an unknown person removed a dryer from the basement of a residence in the 100 block of South Lincoln Avenue and also attempted to take the washer which was left in the middle of the basement. Nothing else appeared to be missing.
– Police were called at 5:04 p.m. Friday to the 300 block of West 10th Street for an animal complaint and saw a dog barking on the caller’s property. The woman said the dog belongs down the road and is constantly running the neighborhood. An officer made contact with a female juvenile who said her mother owns the dog. She was told to secure the animal.
– A caller at 3:43 p.m. Friday reported two dogs laying in a driveway in the 900 block of Fair Avenue, possibly injured. No dogs were found.
– Brandon Toothman, 23, of 310 Vine Ave., Apt. 1, was charged with obstructing official business and domestic violence after police responded to his apartment for a report of a domestic in progress at 3:07 p.m. Friday. According to the report, he opened the door for police and told them there had been a problem with his girlfriend. A female could be heard sobbing and when the officer attempted to enter the apartment to check on her, the man blocked his entrance and told him he was not allowed inside. The officer repeated that he was going to check on the girlfriend and again was blocked by Toothman, prompting the obstruction charge. It was determined that Toothman allegedly head-butted his live-in girlfriend and she had redness and swelling to her forehead, resulting in the domestic violence charge.
– Lisa Delp, 46, of 33038 Charlton Drive, Lisbon, was charged with theft after police were called at 1:54 p.m. Friday to respond to Walmart, 2875 E. State St., for an alleged shoplifter.
– Clint Myers, 30, of 329 Newgarden Ave., was cited for a stopping for a stopped school bus violation after Salem school personnel called at 10:55 a.m. Friday to report a vehicle passed a school bus that had active red lights flashing for loading and unloading children.
– Patricia L. Hall, 63, 12205 Goshen Road 26, Salem, was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash on East State Street at Highland Avenue at 5:44 p.m. Thursday in which she was westbound and allegedly failed to stop for traffic, striking the rear of a vehicle driven by Chelsea R. Smith, 21, Warren. No injuries were reported.
– A Washington Avenue resident reported at 7:48 p.m. Thursday that he had made an online purchase using his PayPal account and now the company from which he made the purchase is attempting to charge him several hundred dollars.
– An officer responded to a Southeast Boulevard home at 2:40 a.m. Friday for an unresponsive woman. First responders and EMT Ambulance also arrived and transported her to the hospital.
– Officers responded to a Franklin Avenue home at 3:13 a.m. Friday for a report of someone knocking on the door and making threats toward the resident. Officers were unable to find anyone or make contact with the resident.
– Officers responded to a reported fight in the 1100 block of East Third Street at 3:24 a.m. Friday and found that the suspect fled the area after allegedly assaulting a man. Officers found the suspect but he fled on foot and they were unable to find him again. First responders and KLG Ambulance also responded for a separate medical issue and transported the man to the hospital.
– Officers responded to a West Wilson Street home at 7:11 a.m. Friday where the resident said a woman broke out a pane of glass from his door when he refused to let her in due to her intoxicated state.
– Brandon C. Craig, 19, 41811 Glascow Road, Lisbon, was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop on Franklin Avenue at Southeast Boulevard at 9:12 a.m. Friday.
– An officer responded to a vacant Bricker Farm Lane home at 9:35 a.m. Friday for a report of an open door that had been secured by an officer the prior day. The complainant, who said he was there to make sure the house was winterized, said he believed the prior homeowner had entered and removed appliances and fixtures. There was no sign of anyone living in home.
– Brandon R. Toothman, 23, 310 Vine St. Apt. 1, Salem, was arrested for domestic violence and obstructing official business after he blocked entrance to officers responding to a report of domestic dispute at his home at 3:07 p.m. Friday and heard a woman sobbing behind him. Officers determined that Toothman had headbutted his live-in girlfriend, whose forehead was red and swollen.
– A male juvenile passenger in a traffic crash on F.E. Cope Drive at the high school at 3:20 p.m. Friday reported that a bystander made fun of his grandmother, the driver, and left when he exited the vehicle to tell him to stop. He said the bystander returned with three friends who threatened to beat him up. The investigating officer searched the area but was unable to find the suspects.
– Mildred Pitman of Salem reported Wednesday she parked her van in front of the Cash Advance store while she went into the Circle K next door. When she came out, her van was over by the car wash and up on the curb.
-Joe Weber complained about a dog running loose near the Lisbon Laundromat on Wednesday afternoon. An officer spoke with the owner, Dawn Slagle, about keeping her dog on a leash when she lets it outside.
– Brandy Kaltenbach, North Beaver Street, reported Nov. 22 she suspected her brother of stealing items from her and using the stolen items to obtain loans from Cashland in Columbiana.
– Don Chambers reported Wednesday purchasing a car from C & R Auto but they cannot produce the title. Chambers spoke with the auction house, who said they sold the car in October and they provided the title then. An officer attempted to call C & R but no one answered.
Daniel J. Shirley, 30, East Metz Road, was southbound on South Elm Street at 8:31 a.m. Thursday and lost control approaching the railroad tracks and went off the right side into a telephone pole. He was cited for failure to control.
– Danielle Hiner reported at 9:28 a.m. Thursday her daughter’s iPod was stolen from her locker at South Side Middle School.
– Marla Solomon, Canfield, was westbound on state Route 14 at 1:20 p.m. Thursday and approaching state Route 7 when she slowed for traffic and was struck from behind by Glenn Grubb Jr., Columbiana. Grubb was cited for assured clear distance.
– Cheri A. Burke, East Maryland Avenue, Sebring, reported at 10 p.m. Wednesday she believed that someone who had been staying with her took some of her personal belongings and she later found the items at the person’s parent’s house. Police told her to notify the Sebring Police Department.
– An officer responded to an East State Street business at 5:16 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a man harassing customers. The complainant said the man had already left, but that she did not want him to return. The officer searched the area but was unable to find him.
– An officer responded to a West Pershing Street home at 5:03 a.m. Thursday where the resident reported two men she knows, but of whom she was unable to give the identities, had been knocking on her door and making threats. She said they had already left the area in a vehicle. The officer was able to contact one of the men and warned him to stay away from the woman’s home.
– An officer responded to an East Third Street home at 8:57 a.m. Thursday where the resident reported being threatened with physical harm by his roommate who would not let him and his girlfriend, with her two children, leave the home with anything more than their clothes. The roommate claimed that the complainant had stolen tools in the past. Both were advised that personal property is a civil matter.
– Whitney M. Mercer, 28, 245 W. Virginia Ave., Sebring, was arrested in the 900 block of West State Street on an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office for failure to appear following a tip at 11:47 a.m. Thursday.
– Officers responded to a report of a van sitting in the westbound lane in the 800 block of West State Street at 1:33 p.m. Thursday. Witnesses said that the driver had apparently suffered medical distress and was unaware of what happened. First responders and KLG Ambulance arrived and transported her to the hospital for treatment. The van was moved into a nearby parking lot.
– A 500 block West Sixth Street resident reported at 1:39 p.m. that someone within the past week had stolen a snow shovel from beside the garage.
– Police checked on a disabled vehicle at 8 p.m. Wednesday along state Route 14. The driver was fine and told police help was coming.
– A woman reported at 8:12 p.m. Wednesday she and her ex-boyfriend got into an altercation on Union Street. The matter remains under investigation.
– A Sebring resident reported at 10:03 p.m. Wednesday that someone who had been staying with her had taken several of her items. She said she recovered the majority of the items at the person’s parents’ home on Orchard Drive. She was told to contact the Sebring Police Department to report the initial theft incident.
– A caller at 1:11 p.m. Wednesday reported people in a vehicle selling meat with no permit on Rose Avenue. The vehicle could not be found.
– A man on Southeast Boulevard reported at 12:43 p.m. Wednesday that he’s receiving threatening texts and phone calls from a person who sold him a car recently. He said the person owns a business on the west side of town and he received the title and put the car in his name, but there were major problems and he had the car scrapped. He still owes the person $310 and has been trying to work out some ways to pay him, but he won’t listen. He said supposedly the car was still in the dealer’s name and not in the name of the person he bought it from.
– The manager of a business in the 100 block of South Broadway Avenue at 11 a.m. Wednesday requested police check the well-being of a male resident upstairs, saying his employer and the manager had not seen him in a week. The male came to the door and said he was having trouble with his leg and wasn’t feeling well and was staying inside. He was told to call his employer.
– Peter Ort advised police at 8:13 a.m. Wednesday that new damage was found in a room on the south side of the building in the 200 block of Elm Avenue. Marks were found on the brick with a greenish blue-colored possibly salt or other material where the damage occurred. The wall outside was slightly pushed in as if a vehicle or truck had struck the building. Inside there were fresh cracks in the plaster. A report was required for insurance purposes. The damage may have occurred over the past weekend. Motorists turn around in the lot and sometimes operate recklessly.
– William Barrett Jr., 32, of Wyoming Avenue, East Liverpool, was cited for driving under suspension and two headlights required after a traffic stop at 4 a.m. Wednesday in the 2500 block of East State Street for three equipment violations. He received a warning for the other two equipment violations. The vehicle was towed and he and his passenger received a courtesy ride to a local business.
– A suspicious vehicle was reported at 3:35 a.m. Wednesday in the 1000 block of North Lincoln Avenue, but was not found.
– A suspicious vehicle was reported at 9:06 p.m. Tuesday at Salem Security Storage on South Ellsworth Avenue. The vehicle was located in the fenced-in portion of the business in Perry Township. Township police were notified.
– A man at 8:18 p.m. Tuesday reported suspicious people parked a vehicle in the 1000 block of West State Street just outside the city limits and crossed the street. He wasn’t sure what they were doing and thought the police should be notified. Dispatch also notified Perry Township Police.
– A woman in the 400 block of Franklin Avenue reported at 6:23 p.m. Tuesday that a suspicious vehicle had been parked in her driveway. The male and female left before police arrived, but the vehicle was found parked on Washington Avenue. The driver said he and his passenger parked on Franklin to check on a disabled vehicle belonging to them.
– Police responded to the 400 block of Franklin Avenue at 6:05 p.m. Tuesday for a suspicious odor. A woman said she could smell an odor of drugs coming from other apartments in the building. An officer was unable to detect any odors consistent with any illegal substances.
– A vehicle was found parked in a no parking zone at 5:39 p.m. Tuesday on Aetna Street. The owner was contacted and moved the vehicle.
– Police were called to Tractor Supply on East State Street at 4:34 p.m. Tuesday for a possible theft involving a suspect in a blue Chrysler PT Cruiser, which was found at another business. The owner said he didn’t buy anything at Tractor Supply. An officer followed him back to the store and was told by a store spokesman that he was being suspicious and the spokesman thought he saw a store item sticking out of his coat pocket. The man consented to a search and no stolen items were found.
– A woman at a business in the 200 block of East State Street reported a suspicious person at 4:27 p.m. Tuesday. She said an older man was inside the business acting strange and made some strange statements, then took a bag of jerky that was for people to sample. She wanted it documented.
– A man in the 1200 block of West State Street reported at 4:26 p.m. Tuesday that he was notified by his bank about some fraudulent charges to his bank account. He was not aware until he discovered his debit card would no longer work. The suspected unauthorized charges originated out of Delaware and New York between Nov. 30 and Dec. 7, with 12 charges totaling $550.
– A Walmart asset protection agent reported at 4:25 p.m. Tuesday that an unknown male stole 12 video game systems from the store on Dec. 2. Police collected video surveillance and photographs of the suspect or suspects.
– A caller at 4:13 p.m. Tuesday reported a cooler in the street in the 200 block of West State Street. It was described as a nylon collapsible cooler which was found by an officer on the sidewalk with some lunch items inside. It appeared it was accidentally lost by the owner and placed in the police lost and found.
– A caller at 3:57 p.m. Tuesday called for a parking complaint at Walmart where a maroon Nissan sedan was partially in a parking space and partially in the lane of traffic in the lot. An employee of the business was told about the complaint and told the options for dealing with the vehicle.
– A city worker reported at 2:46 p.m. Tuesday that a gray truck was parked in the 400 block of East State Street in front of a fire hydrant. An officer made contact with the owner in a business and the vehicle was moved.
– Michelle Woodworth, 55, of 938 Prospect St., was taken into custody at 2:19 p.m. Tuesday at a South Union Avenue residence on a warrant for non-support.
– Michael Terlecky, of Canfield, reported at 1:05 p.m. Tuesday that jewelry was stolen from his vehicle while he was inside a business in the 2900 block of East State Street on Monday.
– Police responded at 9:05 p.m. Tuesday to Salem Security Storage for a suspicious vehicle, but found everything okay after making contact with the people.
– A resident in the 300 block of Georgetown Road asked to speak with an officer at 4:50 p.m. Tuesday regarding checks received in the mail. The bank had determined they were fake and he wanted to turn them over to the police. He was told how to handle it if it happens again.
– A Columbiana Dodge employee reported at 10:27 a.m. Tuesday a car was in the parking lot for about six months and they do not know who it belongs to. It was later discovered to belong to a former customer.
– Willis Barnhart, state Route 14, reported at 2:43 p.m. Tuesday his grandson ran up charges on his Comcast bill.
– A man reported at 6:20 p.m. Tuesday trash bags were on Duquesne Street near Fairfield Avenue. Police removed the bags.
– Maria L. Bortner, of Columbiana Dodge on Commerce Circle reported at 12:27 p.m. Wednesday Amy Bertolino wrote a bad check.
– Reginald Miller, Sherman Street, reported Nov. 23 his vehicle was egged. The report was not made available to the news media until Wednesday.
– A Salem city plow truck was coming around a curve on a city street at 10:58 a.m. Tuesday and slid on the snow, striking the left corner of a parked vehicle with the snow blade. The vehicle was owned by Kirt McElhaney of Cortland. No injuries were reported and no citation was issued.
– A woman at 9:40 a.m. Tuesday called police about problems with a man who lives at an apartment in the next building who has made comments saying no animals should be allowed in the area. She has a dog and on Monday she was down towards the end of the building where he lives and he was arriving home and made comments about the dog and told her to move because he needed to park. An officer spoke to a female at his residence who said there was a different story. The officer talked to management at the apartment complex and the manager said she would talk to all involved.
– A clerk at Murphy USA gas station, 2869 E. State St., called at 9:36 a.m. Tuesday to report a drive-off and described the vehicle. The woman motorist was contacted and thought she had paid for the fuel, showing the officer a water she had purchased. She responded back to the business and the problem was corrected.
– Patricia Hartman, of Salem, reported at 9:25 a.m. Tuesday that her parked vehicle was struck in a handicap space in the Walmart parking lot.
– An alarm was reported in the 2200 block of Southeast Boulevard at 2:39 a.m. Tuesday. The resident said the alarm to the garage was activated. An officer checked the garage and area before leaving.
– Officers on patrol at 1:25 a.m. Tuesday came across a domestic dispute in the 300 block of Newgarden Avenue. The people involved said they were having relationship issues. Police learned that the male had an outstanding warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office for failure to appear on a possession of drugs charge. Donald Huff, 33, of 187 Plymouth Place, was taken into custody on the warrant and turned over to a sheriff’s deputy. Police had been called to the 300 block at 12:28 a.m. for an unwanted person at a residence where a man said a known male was stopping by and he didn’t want him there. He was told to call police when the male is there. An officer planned to contact the male to tell him to cease contact.
– Police were called to the 300 block of Sharp Avenue for a possible suicide attempt at 11:48 p.m. Monday. Officers made contact with a person who said he was having relationship issues with his girlfriend and made a comment out of anger. He appeared to be in the right frame of mind.
– Police were called at 9:54 p.m. Monday to the 200 block of West Wilson Street for a person to be removed. A woman said her mother’s ex-boyfriend was at the house to get his belongings and was intoxicated. He left before police arrived and could not be found.
– A suspicious person was reported at 9:54 p.m. Monday in the 1000 block of East Pershing Street, but left before officers arrived and could not be located.
– An anonymous caller at 9:51 p.m. Monday reported seeing a possible prowler next to a residence in the 500 block of South Union Avenue, saying it appeared the person was trying to get into a basement door. Officers checked the area and saw nobody around, then checked with the resident inside who said he had been outside near his basement door.
– Police were called at 9:25 p.m. Monday for suspicious activity in the 400 block of Franklin Avenue where a woman said someone had been behind her vehicle and left when she came out of her house. Officers spoke with the people who had reportedly left and they said they ran out of gas and ended up in the parking lot. They had been filling their vehicle with gas and left.
– Police were dispatched to Elm Avenue at 7:31 p.m. Monday for a report of a truck being driven recklessly in a business parking lot. The officer found no vehicle in the lot and did not see any marks where a vehicle would have been driven recklessly in the gravel.
– A man reported at 5:08 p.m. Monday that several people were seen at 1:30 p.m. in a parking lot in the 900 block of East State Street, possibly engaging in some sort of drug-related activity.
– Jesse Ieropoli, 23, of 7574 Rose Drive, Lisbon, and Chad Williams, 33, of 13450 state Route 45, Lisbon, were each charged with theft and released on recognizance bonds after police were called to Walmart on East State Street at 3:37 p.m. Monday for suspected shoplifters. A loss prevention officer at the store reported having two males detained for theft. The report said Ieropoli tried to leave without paying for $21.97 worth of merchandise and Williams tried to leave with $97.85 worth of items.
– Evan Wooding, 26, of 1723 E. Third St., was taken into custody on a warrant out of Columbiana County for failure to appear on a drug paraphernalia charge and a warrant for a secret indictment for possession of drugs after police stopped his vehicle at noon Monday in the 900 block of Highland Avenue. Both charges had stemmed from Salem cases. He was also charged with driving under non-compliance suspension. His vehicle was towed and he was taken to the county jail. Police had been called to the 1800 block of Cleveland Street at 10:48 a.m. for a person going door-to-door on foot attempting to have a check cashed by some residents. The person turned out to be Wooding.
-William Tomlin, 43, of 182 N. Union Ave., was taken into custody at 10:38 a.m. Monday at his residence on an arrest warrant out of Columbiana County for an assault charge filed by Salem Police for an August incident. Police had been called to the property on Aug. 17 for a fight in progress, with a female victim needing medical attention and a male fleeing the scene.
– Pauline Rankin, 54, East Pine Street, was driving south on North Market Street when she lost control and struck a village snow plow being driven by Justin C. Carlisle, 22, at 9:23 p.m. Nov. 26. There were no injuries.
– Police responded to a dispute at the home of Nichole Hilton, West Chestnut Street, at 1:20 p.m. Dec. 3. Police spoke with Pat and Amy Moore, both of whom accused the other of striking the other. Mrs. Moore said she had just returned from the hospital after another fight between the couple that occurred earlier in the day when Mr. Moore struck her. He accused her of shoving him down the stairs. The parties were advised there was insufficient evidence to arrest either one but they would both be charged if the officers had to return.
– Juanita J. Buckius, 72, state Route 154, Rogers, was cited for running a stop sign after striking a vehicle driven by Christine R. Chludzinski, 42, state Route 45, after the intersection of East Chestnut and Pritchard at 9:52 a.m. Sunday.
– James C. Bollinger, 23, Enon Valley, Pa., was cited for failure to reinstate license and speeding following a traffic stop on Wardingly Drive at 7:19 a.m. Monday. The owner of the vehicle, Connie J. Bollinger, 48, East Palestine, was later cited for wrongful entrustment of a motor vehicle following additional investigation.
– Kelly Jones reported at 3:30 p.m. Monday a gray SUV almost hit her daughter when she got off the bus on North Main Street. Police attempted to locate the vehicle using the registration but they did not match up.
– A woman reported at 4:42 p.m. Monday someone was open burning on East Friend Street near the railroad tracks. Police found the homeowner was preparing to cook steaks and he was warned to keep the fire down.
– A woman reported at 8:12 p.m. Monday a vehicle was parked on South Elm Street and someone with a flashlight was looking at something on the vehicle. Police found the fire department was doing training exercises.
-Police responded to the 2200 block of E. State Street at 6:38 a.m. Sunday where an ambulance was called for a man having anxiety issues. Police stood by until he was voluntarily transported to the hospital.
-Police responded to the 2500 block of E. State Street at 7:11 a.m. Sunday for a report of two suspicious people inside the building. They were employees stocking shelves.
-At 2:57 a.m. Sunday, police responded to the 100 block of Railroad Street in reference to a report of drug activity. The complainant advised that people were using drugs inside the business and police talked to the owner and no violations were observed.
-Police responded to the 600 block of E. 3rd Street at 1:39 a.m. Sunday to check on a wanted man and there was no contact made at the location.
-Police responded to Railroad Street at 2:45 a.m. Sunday for a report of a fight in progress and located two people near S. Ellsworth Avenue, both with visible injuries. They advised they were jumped by approximately seven or eight people and the names of some of them were obtained. An investigation is pending and the fire department and an ambulance responded to check their injuries.
-Police responded to the three-vehicle, chain-reaction accident in the westbound lane of E. State Street at Vine Avenue at 12:16 p.m. Saturday where the vehicle operated by Crystle M. Geist, 38164 Eric Drive, Lisbon, failed to stop for traffic ahead. She struck the rear of the vehicle operated by Scott A. Gostey, 539 Maryland Ave., Salem, pushing it into the rear of the vehicle operated by Jimmie R. Jones, 1226 Nutwood Circle, Louisville. There were no injuries at the time and Geist was cited for assured clear distance accident.
-Police responded to the 2000 block of Monroe Street at 9:21 a.m. Saturday for a civil issue between a landlord and tenant who vacated the apartment that still had a dresser in it. The locks were to changed, but the renters would not allow maintenance personnel to do it. Police advised the renters to speak to the landlord and possibly civilly in court.
– Police responded to the 200 block of 4th Street at 3:56 a.m. Saturday where the complaint advised there was a lot of foot traffic up and down the apartment stairs and it may be drug-related. Dispatch advised them of a phone number for the Columbiana County Drug Task Force.
– Police responded to the 100 block of E. 2nd Street at 10:11 p.m. Friday for possible drug activity. An officer monitored the business and area for several minutes and was unable to observed anything suspicious at the time.
– Randolph Bauman, 192 S. Lincoln Ave., was observed in the 100 block of S. Lincoln Avenue Friday and was known to have an outstanding warrant out on him for failure to appear for child support. Police took him into custody and turned him over to Columbiana County deputies.
– Police responded to the 700 block of Superior Avenue with the highway patrol at 4:09 p.m. Friday to assist in serving a citation.
– A complainant from the 300 block of Ohio Avenue was on station at 4:33 p.m. Friday regarding possible fraud and was advised it was civil in nature.
– Police responded to the 2800 block of E. State Street at 7:15 p.. Friday where the of juvenile girl found her daughter had shoplifted some gum. She met with the loss prevention officer at the store and wanted an officer to speak to her daughter. An officer spoke to her and she admitted to taking it and advised her of the consequences. The complainant paid for the gum and the store didn’t want to pursue the matter due to the young age of the juvenile.
– Police checked a residence in the 1700 block of E. 3rd Street at 8:08 p.m. Friday for a person with an outstanding warrant and were unable to make contact with them.
– An unknown man had knocked on the door of a residence in the 100 block of Rose Avenue and asked the person if he could charge his cell phone. Police responded at 9:31 p.m. and were unable to locate the person but believe the person is familiar to them and an attempt will be made to contact him.
– Police responded to the 800 block of E. 5th Street at 10:46 p.m. Friday for a property dispute.
– At 10:12 p.m. Friday, police responded to the 500 block of E. Pershing Street regarding two juvenile females who were reportedly smoking in the restroom and were not wanted at the business. An officer advised them they were no longer welcome and to contact their parents.
– A suspicious vehicle was reported at Farmer’s National Bank on state Route 14 at 7:35 p.m. Friday, but was discovered to be a state portable scale vehicle after investigation.
– Police were called to a Quincy Avenue residence at 12:46 p.m. Friday regarding a possible junk car. An officer determined that the car was currently registered.
– A female reported at 9:22 p.m. Friday that a green pickup truck went over the curb in the area of South Elm Street and East Friend Street. She later called back to tell police the car drove away and provided a license plate number.
– Police were called to the Leetonia Eagles at 12:13 a.m. Saturday to assist Leetonia police.
– A woman in the 500 block of East State Street reported at 12:18 p.m. Friday that she let a man stay with her for two days after he came to her needing a place to stay. When he said he needed medical supplies, she let him use her card and found that he took out $200 more than he was allowed. Information will be sent to the prosecutor.
– A Shady Lane resident contacted police at 9:52 a.m. Friday to report fraud involving use of their bank card, which is under investigation.
– Police were called at 8:14 a.m. Friday for a well-being check on a female juvenile standing at the corner of Southeast Boulevard and Park Avenue. She said she was waiting for her school bus for the ride to Buckeye Elementary. An officer told her school was closed for the day. She said someone was home and returned home under the watchful eye of the officer.
– Police, fire department first responders and KLG Ambulance all responded to Home Depot, 2900 E. State St., at 7:46 a.m. Friday for an employee who struck their head after having a medical problem.
– An anonymous caller at 7:53 a.m. Friday reported a suspicious vehicle in the 1000 block of East Third Street. Police found a Uhaul truck with Arizona plates which was legally parked. Everything was fine.
– An alarm was reported at 3:22 a.m. Friday at the AT&T store on East State Street, but the exterior was found secure.
– A caller at 2:30 a.m. Friday reported a man stumbling on the sidewalk in the area of East State Street and Highland Avenue, but no one was found.
– An officer on patrol at 1:47 a.m. Friday checked an occupied suspicious vehicle in a private parking lot on West Wilson Street just east of the railroad tracks. A male and female said they were just relaxing and the male said he lived across the street and that’s where he normally parks his vehicle.
– An caller at 12:17 a.m. Friday reported an alleged intoxicated driver in the area of Third Street and Lundy Avenue. The vehicle was found legally parked and unoccupied.
– Laura Kampfer, of East 10th Street, reported at 9:16 p.m. Thursday that her vehicle was parked on the street when a beige Chevy Cavalier struck the rear of her car and left. She did not see the incident, but heard it and saw the vehicle driving away. Police were unable to locate the car.
– Police were called at 7:38 p.m. Thursday to a laundry business in the 2300 block of East State Street at the Salem Plaza where employees said a female needed to be removed because she was not welcome. They said the owner had told them she was not welcome due to problems with her and other customers. She was told she’s no longer welcome, gathered her belongings and left.
– A woman in the 500 block of Walnut Street called police at 6:01 p.m. Thursday to request removal of someone. She was told since the person was a resident, she would have to legally evict her.
– A GetGo attendant reported at 5:26 p.m. Thursday that a man was walking around the business asking people for money. He could not be found.
– Police were called at 5:04 p.m. Thursday for two people arguing in the parking lot of a business in the 2200 block of East State Street, but no one was found.
– A man in the 800 block of East Fifth Street reported at 4:56 p.m. Thursday that someone entered their residence and took $300 from his wife’s purse.
– A woman in the 600 block of West Seventh Street reported at 4:31 p.m. Thursday that her ex-boyfriend, who is the father of her children, has been harassing her, driving up and down her street and leaving text messages. She was told her options. An officer spoke to the ex-boyfriend and his girlfriend and they said the woman was harassing them and that she followed them.
– Kathryn Moore, of Garfield Road, reported at 4:14 p.m. Thursday that she was traveling west on West State Street when a black Honda or Nissan failed to make a complete stop on Elm Avenue and struck the side of her vehicle, then left the scene. Minor damage was reported to the right side of her vehicle and right rear bumper.
– A resident in the 1000 block of East State Street reported at 4:31 p.m. Thursday that someone broke the window out of their vehicle.
– An anonymous person came to the police station at 3:44 p.m. Thursday to report finding a FedEx package in a snow bank by Chase Bank. The address for the package’s destination was Orlando, Fla. from a person on Pearce Circle. Attempts will be made to contact the sender or FedEx.
– Police were called at 3:22 p.m. Thursday to the 1200 block of Southeast Boulevard where a woman reported her ex-live-in boyfriend, with whom she has children, was threatening to run her off of the road with the children in the vehicle, along with flattening her tires. He also threatened to harm the man she lives with now. She was told to get a protection order and make contact with the apartment manager about getting a no trespass order against her ex.
– A West Seventh Street, Salem resident reported at 5:27 p.m. Thursday that he was confronted by a person known to him at the intersection of state Route 45 and South Lincoln Avenue after an incident in Salem. He followed the other vehicle after the incident in Salem and took a photo. When the other vehicle stopped at the light, one of the people took photos of him. He said the other person threatened him when he took the photos and the other person claimed the man threatened him. Both were told to cease contact. Police received a call from another party at 5:06 p.m. about a person following them from inside Salem, out Georgetown Road to South Lincoln Avenue from state Route 45 where the person got out of their vehicle at a traffic light and threatened them. The incident stemmed from an earlier incident in Salem.
– The area of Salem Heights was checked for a suspicious vehicle at 3:16 p.m. Thursday after a juvenile noticed it when they exited the school bus and the vehicle appeared to follow as they walked home. The driver’s actions appeared suspicious and caused the student some concern. The vehicle was described as a light brown or gold midsize vehicle with a male driver, middle-aged with short hair.
– Police were called at 2:33 a.m. Thursday for a suspicious person dropped off at the intersection of state Route 14 and Benton Road by a local cab service. An officer made contact with the female at state Route 14 and West State Street and identified her.
– Loud music was reported at 2:20 a.m. Thursday on West Perry Street, but none could be heard.
– Police noticed an unfamiliar vehicle parked at a business on state Route 14. The business was checked and found secure. The upstairs tenant reported hearing noises inside the business. An attempt was made to contact the keyholder so the inside could be checked, but dispatch received no answer.
– A resident on Plymouth Place called at 11:19 p.m. Wednesday to report receiving unwanted text messages from a known person. An officer contacted the person and told them to stop.
– John Melnick, 18, of West Calla Road, was cited for reasonable control at 9:07 p.m. Wednesday after he failed to negotiate a curve on Egypt Road and his vehicle traveled left of center and into a ditch. No injuries were reported.
– Police were called at 4:24 p.m. Wednesday to the 1300 block of Elberon Avenue for a reported assault with the suspect sitting in the road. The complainant did not want to pursue charges. Police spoke with the suspect and told him to stop his actions. This was not the first call of this nature at the address. The suspect was willingly transported to Salem Community Hospital for an evaluation.
– The administrator of Blossom Nursing Home called police at 3:13 p.m. Wednesday to report illegal dumping in their cardboard recycle bin after finding 18 bags of trash in the bin. Employees located a name and address in some of the bags and police made contact at Salem address. The dumper was given a warning and told that charges will be filed if it’s repeated.
– Teresa Jarrett, Metz Road, reported at 2:11 p.m. Thursday she received a fraudulent check in the mail in answer to a Craig’s List ad she posted for merchandise.
– A woman reported at 2:56 p.m. Thursday two cars were parked at the stop sign at Stanton Avenue waiting for a school bus and blocking traffic. Police checked the area but the vehicles were no longer there.
– Teresa Bosel reported at 6:52 p.m. Thursday her daughter did not return home from Columbiana High School and she was concerned because she was a new driver. Police advised the girl was still at the school at 6:15 p.m. and told her to call home.
– Brandon Brown of Lisbon was westbound on Metz Road at 7 p.m. Thursday and went off the right side into a telephone pole. The crash remains under investigation.
– An anonymous woman reported at 12:43 p.m. Thursday that she called her ex-husband Wednesday night about a matter concerning their son’s cell phone and she received a voicemail from her ex-husband’s girlfriend. She said the message was vulgar and laced with profanity. She was told to contact Perry Township Police since they handled the matter originally.
– An elderly female in the 400 block of East Seventh Street called at 11:25 a.m. Thursday saying she needed to speak with an officer over family matters. When the officer arrived, she failed to answer the door and her phone. A female family member arrived and said it would be handled.
– A clerk at Sparkle Market, 423 S. Lundy Ave., turned over a wallet at 10:24 a.m. Thursday that was turned in by a female customer who found it by the sidewalk/road area while putting her groceries in the car. It appeared to have been lost when the heavy snow came. Attempts to contact the owner failed, so it was placed in the police dispatch area.
– Jerry Close of Prima Health Care, 564 E. Second St., called at 7:39 a.m. Thursday to report a white van parked in the far north side of the parking lot up to the east of the building. No one was inside and the van was locked. An officer explained what to do if the vehicle isn’t moved and is wanted out of the lot.
– James L. Miller, 79, of South Lincoln Avenue, was cited for assured clear distance after his van struck the rear of a van driven by Windy Welsh, 44, of East Fourth Street, who was stopped in traffic on South Lincoln Avenue at Aetna Street at 7:11 a.m. Thursday, waiting for a vehicle in front of her to turn. Miller told police he slid on ice although no ice was noticed on the road, according to the report.
– Police responded with fire department first responders and EMT Ambulance to the parking lot of Salem Medical Center on East State Street at 4:06 a.m. Thursday for a male requesting an ambulance. He was taken to Salem Community Hospital.
– A female cab driver for Paul’s Cab came to the police station at 2:55 a.m. Thursday to report a woman called for a cab and while in transit, told the driver she did not have the fare but was willing to give the driver food stamps. The driver immediately stopped the cab and had the woman exit the vehicle outside the city limits. She was told several options.
– A man on Third Street reported at 2:38 a.m. Thursday that someone he knows threatened to beat him up. He was told his options.
– Ashley Vanderhoff, 24, and Erich Henkel, 29, both of 624 Cherry St., were each taken into custody at their residence at 2:11 a.m. Thursday on active warrants out of Columbiana County.
– An alarm was reported at 1:14 a.m. Thursday in the 1000 block of East State Street. The exterior was checked and found secure.
– An anonymous female came to the police station at 12:52 a.m. Thursday to report finding a suspicious item, which appeared to be a crack pipe. She was uncooperative and did not want to give her name or disclose where she found the drug paraphernalia.
– A man in the 600 block of West Seventh Street called at 12:05 a.m. Thursday to report telephone harassment by a male known to him. He read a text he received to an officer who said it did not appear threatening or harassing. He wanted the male to cease contact with him so the officer called the male and told him to cease contact.
– A Salem woman called at 11:31 p.m. Wednesday to report her son moved out and was in possession of a cell phone that belongs to her which she wanted back. She said she suspended service to the phone due to lack of payment by her son. An officer spoke with the father who said the phone had been given to the son as a gift and that his brother received a similar gift and other family members could verify the phone was a gift. The officer had no way to verify either way and told the woman the matter could be sent to the prosecutor for review, but sounded like a civil matter.
– A caller at 9:40 p.m. Wednesday reported an individual sitting on a bicycle stopped at the crest of the West State Street overpass and was concerned for the person’s safety. An officer checked and saw no one on the overpass. He also checked over both railings and the ground below which were all clear.
– Police were called at 9:07 p.m. Wednesday to the 600 block of East Third Street to check the well-being of several children at a residence there. An officer made contact with the parent and children and all were fine.
– An officer responded at 7:01 p.m. Wednesday to Salem Community Hospital where security reported a man outside the emergency department had been visiting a patient but was now loitering around the hospital. The man told the officer he was just waiting for a ride and would be leaving momentarily.
– Judson Edling, 27, of 837 E. Third St., was taken into custody on an active warrant for a secret indictment after turning himself in at 6:46 p.m. Wednesday at the police department.
– An officer on patrol at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of West Fifth Street saw a man come from behind a residence and stand on the sidewalk out front. The officer went around the block and came back and noticed another person kneeling down at the rear of the same residence with what appeared to be a flashlight. Contact was made and the person lived there and the man out front was the resident’s boyfriend.
– An officer on patrol at 4:39 p.m. Wednesday saw a large amount of smoke coming from the rear of the 1700 block of North Ellsworth Avenue and found a man burning some logs and plywood. He was told to put out the fire.
– Someone reported at 1:21 a.m. Wednesday a suspicious person was at the car wash on state Route 14 messing with the machines.
– Jeanie Beat, South Elm Street, reported at 10:20 a.m. Wednesday her house was broken into.
– Police found a vehicle illegally parked in the area of Duquesne Street and Fairfield Avenue at 6 p.m. Wednesday. It was moved before a citation was issued.
– Anita Gomez, Youngstown, was stopped eastbound on state Route 14 near Valero at 3:34 p.m. Wednesday when she was rear-ended by Jacqueline Lake, Columbiana. Lake was cited for assured clear distance and no injuries were reported.
– Fire Chief David Lewton reported a parked vehicle was blocking access to the fire station at 5:37 p.m. Tuesday. The driver, who was at the Steel Trolley, moved the vehicle after being issued a ticket.
– Another call of a vehicle blocking access to the fire station was received at 6:22 p.m. Wednesday. The officer located the driver, a Mr. Shoaf, in the Steel Trolley Diner and he moved the vehicle after apologizing.
– Police were called to McKinley Elementary School at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday in regard to a child custody dispute. The parents were told they needed to work things out or Children Services would be contacted, so the couple came to an agreement.
– Police were called to Nicole Hilton’s home at 3:36 p.m. Wednesday and determined no probable crime occurred. The officer was able to convince Amy Moore to leave, and Hilton agreed to return $150 in rent to Moore.
– Roger Blosser, East Lincoln Way, reported Wednesday reported being the victim of identity theft, with someone in Georgia using his Paypal account to make purchases totaling $1,265.
– Joshua R. Seebach, 23, Cambridge, was cited for driving under suspension and speeding following a traffic stop on Wardingly Drive at 6:55 a.m. Tuesday.
– Nicole L. Hayes, 25, Salem, was cited for driving under suspension, speeding and no child restraint following a traffic stop on East Park Avenue at 10:11 a.m. Tuesday.
– Police stood by with a West Southern Avenue home at 1:13 p.m. while a utility employee checked for possible tampering of the electric meter. There was no evidence of tampering and the faulty meter will be replaced.
– A woman reported at 7:51 p.m. Tuesday someone painted profanity on her car window while it was on South Middle Street.
– A Crestview Road woman reported at 11:22 p.m. Tuesday someone was hunting on her property. The call was transferred to the sheriff’s office.
– A clerk at the Circle K reported there was a suspicious person lurking about outside near the car wash at 2:41 a.m. Tuesday. Police found Floyd Gilmore Jr., who said he was going to the Steel Trolley for coffee.
– Police responded to a vehicle accident on Thomas Road at 2 a.m. Saturday and came across a vehicle in a ditch a quarter mile outside town. The highway patrol was notified and troopers handled the crash.
– Amy Moore, West Chestnut Street, reported at 4:17 a.m. Tuesday she had been struck by her husband four to five hours before outside their residence, but there were no physical signs of any injuries. Police spoke with her husband, who denied striking her, and four to five witnesses said the same thing. As the officer prepared to leave, Moore decided she needed an ambulance but then changed her mind after one was summoned. When the ambulance crew arrived, Moore decided to have them transport her to the hospital to be examined. The EMT tried to examine Moore’s head but she kept pushing her hand away. The EMT stated they could not feel any evidence of swelling.
– A woman on Walnut Street called at 2:16 p.m. Wednesday to complain about a neighbor’s dog she said was supposed to be in a pen whenever outside according to the landlord. She said her daughter went to put trash in the dumpster and the dog lunged at her and was close to the dumpster. A sister of the dog owner said they were working on a pen and said the dog has never bit anyone, although the woman said it has bitten numerous people. She was told to take it up with the landlord. The owner’s sister was told the dog was too close to the dumpster.
– Police responded to the 400 block of South Broadway Avenue at 1 p.m. Wednesday for an alleged suicide attempt. A man said he needed medical attention and was transported by EMT Ambulance to Salem Community Hospital. Fire department first responders had also gone to the scene. At 12:53 p.m. Tuesday, the man had called police to report his ex-girlfriend broke the back door of the residence and took his cat. She told police the door was already broken and she did return to get the cat because the cat was given to them by a mutual friend for their daughter. She responded to the police station to file a written statement. along with the female who gave them the cat.
– A woman in the 200 block of East Fourth Street called at 5:02 a.m. Wednesday to request a person be removed from her apartment. She called back before police arrived and said the person had already left.
– A woman in the 1100 block of East Third Street called at 1:37 a.m. Wednesday to report an irate male inside the residence. He was reportedly throwing items around the house and banging his head off the walls. An officer spoke to him in an upstairs bedroom and he was calm and denied everything. He was told to stay away from everybody for the evening.
– Kay Tuttle, 50, of 1083 Cleveland St., was taken into custody at her home at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday on a warrant from Goshen Township Police.
– A woman from Lexington Avenue arrived at the police station at 7:40 p.m. Tuesday with a gaming system given to her by a known male and said she believes the item may have been purchased with a stolen credit card. The item was secured by an officer who was going to try to determine if it was illegally purchased.
– An anonymous caller at 7:36 p.m. Tuesday reported a gold-colored vehicle drove by the apartment in the 700 block of East Fifth Street several times. Police did not see the vehicle after checking the area.
– Police were called to the Walmart parking lot at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday for a reckless driver in a silver Ford Escape. The vehicle was found unoccupied, but contact was made with the driver who denied being reckless and said a vehicle in front of him was when he arrived at the store. No problem was found with the driver.
– Cody Robertson reported at 7:08 p.m. Tuesday reported that someone gained entry into the business at 435 E. State St. and caused damage inside the building. There was damage to the basement door, inside glass door and clothing inside the business. Nothing appeared to be missing.
– A man in the 300 block of East Fourth Street reported at 6:13 p.m. Tuesday that the son of his girlfriend struck him in the face after an argument. He didn’t want him back on his property. Police spoke to the other male, who lives in the other half of the residence, and he said an altercation occurred after an argument. The victim was told to respond to the station to file a written statement and the matter will be sent to the prosecutor’s office.
– Police were called to Walmart, 2875 E. State St., at 5:09 p.m. Tuesday for a child custody issue/dispute. An officer spoke with all involved and the issue was resolved.
– Michael Richards, of the 900 block of Jones Drive, called to complain about a Columbia Gas worker entering his home and shutting off his gas without him being home. An officer spoke with a Columbia Gas worker who said all the gas for the neighborhood had been shut down due to a serious gas leak and attempts to contact the homeowner had been unsuccessful. The worker said they found a way into the home and contacted police before doing so. The homeowner wanted a report filed and said he was going to file a complaint with the gas company. A police report filed at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday said the gas company requested an officer enter the residence so they could turn the gas off to continue working in the area. They were advised officers would not enter the residence due to the homeowner not being home.
– A man in the 1700 block of East State Street called at 4:23 p.m. Tuesday to report having an argument with another male in the house because the other male was intoxicated. An officer spoke with the other male, who had been sleeping. Both were told to remain calm and move to separate areas of the residence.
– A woman came to the police station at 4:20 p.m. Tuesday to report a known male was at the business in the 500 block of East State Street and created a disturbance. She did not want him to return and was told her options. An officer attempted to contact the man but was unsuccessful.
– A woman in the 200 block of South Howard Avenue called at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday to report there were items at the house that she did not want there. She did not know who the items belonged to. Upon arrival, officers learned the items had already been removed.
– Police were called at 10:23 a.m. Tuesday for a parking complaint in the 100 block of Vine Avenue, near the rear of the KSU City Center. A parking citation was issued for the vehicle not being at least 5 feet from the drive.
– A woman in the 100 block of Brooklyn Avenue reported at 8:28 a.m. Tuesday that her wallet was stolen from her residence sometime Monday. She noted a male had been there visiting prior to the discovery of the wallet missing and on Tuesday she learned one of her credit cards had been used at a local store.
– A woman on Conser Drive called at 5:20 p.m. Tuesday to report hearing gunshots around her residence and she was fearful for the animals. She was told it’s the first week of deer season and she’ll probably be hearing a lot more gunshots.
– Jason Lankford, of Cider Mill Road, reported at 5:09 p.m. Tuesday that sometime in the past two weeks, someone removed a dirt bike from their unattached shed/barn.
– A resident in the 1000 block of Cunningham Road responded to the police department at 10:11 a.m. Tuesday to report a gun stolen from the residence.
– Nicole Morrison, 37, of Salineville, was cited for improper starting/backing after a two-vehicle accident at 8:56 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of South Lincoln Avenue and state Route 45. She was waiting at the red light while southbound and attempted to back up to allow a semi tractor trailer to turn north onto Lincoln, striking a vehicle behind her driven by Tracy Beiling, 45, of Salem. No injuries were reported.
– Bobbie Lester Jr., 46, of Leetonia, was cited for driving under non-compliance suspension and fictitious plates after a traffic stop at Cunningham Road and Butcher Road at 8:36 a.m. Tuesday. The vehicle was towed from the scene with a hold for proper plates and registration. Lester walked from the scene.
– An accident was reported at 2:09 p.m. Monday at the intersection of state Routes 45 and 9 and was under investigation. The report said a northbound car driven by Cynthia Stacey-Tirabassi, 53, of Columbiana, failed to stop at the red light on state Route 9 and was struck by an eastbound pickup driven by Kevin Fumerola, 43, of Farmdale, who had the green light on state Route 45. EMT Ambulance and the Perry Township Fire Department assisted at the scene.
– Police responded to the area of state Route 14 near the Perry Township/Goshen Township line at 5:37 p.m. Monday for a report of a reckless operator traveling east, but the vehicle wasn’t found. At 5:15 p.m., police had responded to the area of state Route 14 near the four-lane for a report of a vehicle traveling west in the eastbound lane. The vehicle was not found.
– A social worker from Blossom Nursing home reported at 2:23 p.m. Monday that one of the residents claimed to have an iPad stolen sometime over the past week. The family requested the report of theft due to the family member responsible for the resident residing out of state.
– A domestic was reported at 1:03 p.m. Monday in the 1600 block of Filmore Avenue where it was learned a male and female had an argument. They were told the consequences if police had to return.
– A credit card found at a bank in the 100 block of South Lincoln Avenue was turned in at the police station at 6:23 a.m. Tuesday. A message was left for the owner.
– An officer on patrol at 9:46 p.m. Monday in the 700 block of South Lincoln Avenue saw two doors open on a Jeep parked at a residence with nobody around. The officer checked the vehicle and made contact with the owner, who said he forgot to close the doors.
– A domestic dispute was reported at 9:53 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of Franklin Avenue where the people involved said it was just verbal. They were told to keep the noise down in the future.
– A woman in the 200 block of West 10th Street reported at 8:07 p.m. Monday that her estranged husband called and threatened to obtain a gun and cause her serious physical harm. She said he has repeatedly harassed her in the past and she believes he is living out-of-state. She wanted the incident on record.
– An officer on patrol at 5:57 p.m. Monday saw a vehicle parked in the 800 block of East Third Street that had not been moved since the snowstorm on Nov. 26 and had it towed for violating the 48-hour parking rule. A parking ticket had already been issued and placed on the windshield on Nov. 27 for violating the snow parking ban.
– A woman in the 600 block of East Third Street reported at 4:41 p.m. Monday that two people she knows entered her residence without her permission. They left before police arrived. She was told her options.
– A domestic was reported at 3:16 p.m. Monday near the 1000 block of Cleveland Street where a man threatened another man over an ongoing custody dispute. The other man and a woman on the scene have a child together and were gathering items inside a storage building when an argument began. All parties were told to stop any profanities and yelling.
– City police assisted Perry Township Police with a domestic on Filmore Avenue at 1:12 p.m. Monday.
– A woman from West Third Street came to the department Monday morning with questions about the eviction process. She was provided information.
– An alarm was reported at 10:48 a.m. Monday in the 500 block of East State Street. The owner arrived and the front door was found open. The interior was checked and all appeared in order, with the owner securing the business.
– James M. Oliver, 41, Lisbon Canfield Road, Leetonia, was westbound on West Lincoln Way at 5:46 p.m. Nov. 23 and started to go over the Canton Bridge when he lost control on ice and spun around into the curb and damaged the axle on the left rear tire.
– Nichole Hilton, West Chestnut Street, reported at 9 a.m. Saturday her roommates took her car and had not returned it. No charges were filed.
– Police went to a North Market Street home at 8:46 p.m. Saturday for a report of a man sitting in a car in the driveway for several hours. Police spoke to the man who was identified as Jeffery R. Harper, 44, of Leetonia Road, Leetonia, who said he had been arguing with his girlfriend and came to the home to be with a friend. Police spoke with the homeowners who said Harper was not welcome to stay there. Harper was cited for open container after a search of the vehicle and he was released to his parents.
– Mary Wright reported at 11:47 a.m. Nov. 21 her purse was stolen while she was at Job and Family Services on Dickey Drive.
– Chrystal Viznicky, West Lincoln Way, reported at 3 p.m. Nov. 29 her neighbor loaned her some money a few weeks ago and when she arrived home she found a note from him stating he wanted his money back and he would not help her with her car problems again. Viznicky repaid the man in front of police and police warned them to stay away from each other.
– A South Park Avenue business owner reported at 12:12 p.m. Nov. 29 the road was icy and several people almost fell down. Police notified the street department and it was cleaned a few minutes later.
– Someone reported at 11:21 a.m. Nov. 29 a vehicle had gone off the road on Sherman Street and was stuck. Police went to the area but did not find the vehicle.
– Police went to the Kendall House on state Route 154 at 10:15 p.m. Nov. 28 for a report from a woman that another resident had threatened her. Police spoke to a woman and two men, and the woman said the other woman had entered her room without her permission and gone through her belongings. She denied making the threats. The men agreed with her statement. The woman making the report told police she never entered the other woman’s room and that the other woman had threatened her. Another resident said she heard the threats. Police told the two women to stay away from each other and not make threats.
– Police and an ambulance crew were called to an apartment on North Market Street at 7:31 p.m. Saturday after being told a man who lived there was threatening to harm himself. The man was found in the kitchen, rolling cigarettes, and told police he wanted to have some cigarettes with him before going to the hospital.
– Megan Morrow, Maple Street, reported Saturday her ex threatened to shoot her if she came to retrieve her vehicle, which was parked on his property.
– An unknown person dropped off a note on Monday complaining about a vehicle with a loud exhaust on North Beaver Street. Police checked the area but did not come across the vehicle.
– Police unlocked a vehicle belonging to Sarah Palmer after she locked her keys inside while at the Circle K at 7:20 p.m. Monday.
– Melissa L. Noland, state Route 39, Wellsville, drove through the red light at the intersection of Lincoln Way and Beaver Street and was struck by a vehicle driven by Lonnie D. Johnson, U.S. Route 30, Lisbon, at 6:22 a.m. Monday. Noland was cited for running a red light.
– Karen Llewellyn, Maplewood Drive, reported at 3 a.m. Monday there was a possible prowler outside her trailer. Police checked the area but found no one.
– A woman reported at 10:49 a.m. Monday a semi truck trying to turn in at the Foundry had traffic backed up. Police went to the Foundry but there were no problems.
– A Chase Bank employee requested at 12:18 p.m. Monday police remove an irate customer from the bank. The customer was given a trespass warning and left voluntarily.
– A man reported at 2 p.m. Monday a man was removing cans from recycling bins in an alley. Police went to the area but the man was not there.
– Charges were filed Monday on John Cote of Columbiana and Norman and Michele Bretz of Canfield for failure to file city income taxes.
– A woman reported at 4:42 p.m. Sunday a line was down in front of a home on West Woodland Avenue. Police discovered it was a phone line that came off the home and the homeowner took care of it.
– A woman reported at 6:55 p.m. Sunday a boy was walking in front of cars on West Park Avenue to make them swerve and then laughing about it. Police checked the area but did not see the boy.
– A woman reported at 11:26 a.m. Saturday she received a phone call saying she would be sent $8,400 for paying her taxes but they needed her bank and other personal information, and that when she told them to send her the check first they hung up.
– Police arrested Heidi L. Gorby, 39, Columbiana, at 5:25 p.m. Saturday on a city warrant for cruelty against a companion animal following an incident on Nov. 23. Gorby reportedly left her dog outside without access to food, water or proper shelter during cold weather conditions.
– Police received several calls at 5:26 p.m. Saturday regarding a disabled vehicle on state Route 7 south of Valero. People reported the car was partially on the road with no lights on. Police found the car and determined it was a dead battery and the male driver had called his brother to assist him. Police stood by for traffic control until his brother arrived.
– A man reported at 6:18 p.m. Saturday there was a suspicious vehicle in the cemetery near the memorial. Police found the vehicle and there were no problems.
– A woman reported at 9:20 p.m. Saturday there was underage drinking going on at an apartment on West Salem Street. Police went to the apartment but no one answered the door and no sounds could be heard.
– Police responded to the 500 block of Walnut Street at 7:25 a.m. Monday to check on a 911 hangup call. Officers checked several locations, but were unable to make contact with anyone.
– Police were called at 3:29 a.m. Monday for an assault. A woman said she was arguing with a man and kicked him in self-defense. He said the kick was not self-defense. Both were told their options, but neither wanted to press charges.
– A caller at 10:39 p.m. Sunday reported persons throwing snowballs at vehicles in the 200 block of North Lincoln Avenue, but nobody was found.
– An officer on patrol on West Second Street at 10:19 p.m. Monday saw the silhouette of a person near parked vehicles at a car dealership and located a man walking nearby. He denied tampering with the cars and voluntarily opened up his backpack, which contained some old scrap computer wire and aluminum cans. He said he was just walking home. No problems were found with the cars.
– A reckless operator was reported at 7:38 p.m. Monday on East State Street, but was not found.
– An officer at 7:25 p.m. Sunday checked on a vehicle parked in a handicap zone with no placard. The driver was waiting for someone and moved to another spot.
– Brenna Ritteger, of Mullins Street, reported at 7:17 p.m. Sunday that someone stole money from her vehicle.
– A 14-year-old runaway boy was taken into custody on a warrant for being a runaway and taken to the Tobin detention center by a deputy after returning home to the 1000 block of East Third Street at 7:47 p.m. Sunday. Officers had responded to several locations in the city looking for the boy earlier Sunday, including residences in the 900 block of East Third Street and the 100 block of Fair Avenue after his parent received information via social media. He wasn’t found at any of those residences, but the parent called later to report he had arrived home.
– Robert Ketchum, 25, of 654 E. Third St., was charged Sunday afternoon with receiving stolen property as part of an officer’s ongoing investigation pertaining to stolen property pawned at a business in Salem. He had been brought to the police station for an unrelated theft charge, was read his rights and allegedly admitted involvement in the stolen property case. He was released on a recognizance bond.
– A man who owns a vacant lot at the deadend of Sharp Street called at 5:06 p.m. Sunday to report criminal damaging. An officer responded and saw the yard was muddy from what appeared to be an ATV riding in the lot. The officer located someone riding an ATV in the adjacent property and told him about the complaint and that the owner does not want anyone on the property. He said he would not go back there anymore and would contact the owner.
– A woman in the 600 block of East Third Street reported at 4:25 p.m. Sunday that she received unwanted text messages from a man she knows. She was told her options.
– Police checked the area of Cunningham and Bentley roads at 4:02 p.m. Sunday after a caller reported hearing possible gunshots in the nearby woods. An officer monitored the area, but did not hear any gunshots.
– Police assisted with traffic control at the scene of a two-vehicle accident with injuries at the intersection of the U.S. Route 62/state Route 45 four-lane and North Ellsworth Avenue. The Ohio State Patrol handled the investigation. Township firefighters also responded.
– Stephen Skudlarek, 65, of Charlton Drive, Lisbon, was cited for driving under OVI suspension after a traffic stop at 8:43 a.m. Monday at Cunningham and Butcher roads.
– A resident on Highland East called at 8:09 a.m. Monday to report a suspicious noise coming from a vacant property. Police found that an air conditioning unit at the back of the vacant residence was making the noise.
– Loud music was reported at 12:44 a.m. Monday in the 400 block of Benton Road. A man was contacted and agreed to turn it down for the night.
– A resident in the 1700 block of Harrison Avenue reported at 8:50 p.m. Sunday that an unknown vehicle pulled into her driveway, then drove into the pasture, turned around, and attempted to exit the driveway, becoming stuck on the ice. An officer spoke to the driver who claimed to be a pizza delivery person and reported becoming lost using their GPS. The officer, homeowner and pizza customer got the driver’s vehicle out of the drive and back on the road. The vehicle sustained minor damage when the driver slid backwards into a tree while attempting to get a running start up the driveway.
– Police responded at 12:06 p.m. Sunday to the 900 block of Elberon Avenue for a welfare check on a small juvenile child. Upon checking on the juvenile, police located narcotics and narcotics paraphernalia inside the residence. The juvenile was in good health and doing well. The incident is under investigation.
– An officer on patrol at 7:46 p.m. Saturday saw multiple vehicles parked in the 1500 block of Egypt Road, restricting the flow of traffic to one lane. A resident was contacted and had the vehicles moved.
– Township police responded to Family Video in Salem at 2:29 p.m. Sunday to assist Salem Police with multiple people who had stolen items from Walmart.
– Police responded to the 1800 block of Cliff Drive at 2:02 p.m. Sunday to speak with a man regarding a custody issue. He had paperwork from the Columbiana County Juvenile Court saying he was to receive his juvenile daughter for visitation on Sunday. The female did not answer the door or phone calls from police. He wanted a report for his attorney.
– Police responded at 9:38 a.m. Saturday to Canterbury Lane for an open door on a vehicle and were unable to contact the owner. The interior of the vehicle was checked and nothing appeared out of the ordinary. Police secured the vehicle.
– Timothy Ryan Smith, 24, of Salem, was taken into custody on three active warrants after a traffic stop at 12:19 a.m. Sunday on Pidgeon Road. One warrant was from Columbiana County and two were from Stark County. He was turned over to a Columbiana County deputy.
– Officers responded to a domestic disturbance in the 500 block of Columbia Street at 6:44 p.m. Saturday and found a verbal dispute regarding living arrangements.
– Officers responded to a report of several teenagers trying to break into the press box at Reilly Stadium at 9:48 p.m. Saturday. They spoke with the individuals who said they had been throwing snowballs in the bleachers but denied trying to break into anything. The officers found no signs of tampering at the press box.
– Police responded to a report of possible shots fired in the 300 block of Washington Avenue at 10:22 p.m. Saturday, but were unable find any signs of shots fired.
– A patrolling officer at 10:55 p.m. Saturday observed two vehicles parked in the south parking lot of Centennial Park, one of which had two occupants in the back seat. The individuals were advised of their error and sent on their way.
– Officers responded to a domestic disturbance in the 600 block of East Euclid Street at 1:33 a.m. Sunday and found a resident who said her live-in boyfriend would not return her keys. She requested information about evicting him.
– Steven J. McVay, 32, no address listed, was cited for driving under suspension and fictitious plates following a traffic stop in the 900 block of East State Street at 6:57 a.m. Sunday.
– Police responded to a report of a possible water line break in the 300 block of Rea Drive at 8:09 a.m. Sunday and determined it to be big enough to contact the utilities department.
-Matthew P. Pittman, 24, 434 W. State St., Salem, was cited for driving under suspension and expired plates following a traffic stop in the 1100 block of East State Street at 10:28 a.m. Sunday.
– Police responded to a possible domestic dispute in the 1100 block of East Third Street at 10:57 a.m. Sunday and found a couple who said they were in the process of moving and had had an argument, but that no violence occurred. They were advised to keep the noise down.
– Police responded to a possible domestic dispute in the 200 block of Rose Avenue at 1:15 p.m. Sunday and found a verbal dispute regarding family situations, but no violence.
– Police responded to a two-vehicle crash on icy roads at 6:38 p.m. Tuesday in which Ollie G. Kelsey, 39, Salem, was southbound on South Ellsworth Avenue and attempted to turn right onto Mullins Street, sliding into an eastbound vehicle driven by Judy L. Peck, 42, Salem. No injuries were reported and no citation issued.
– Police responded to a domestic disturbance at a Prospect Street home at 11:58 p.m. Thursday and found a man who wanted to leave but his significant other wouldn’t let him. The man agreed to stay in and calm down.
– Police responded to the Salem Community Hospital at 3:34 a.m. Friday for a report of an unwanted man at the facility. The man said he was getting ready to go to Walmart and was given a courtesy ride by officers.
-An officer responded to a North Ellsworth Avenue apartment at 9:06 a.m. Friday where a resident reported her brother had kicked in the complex’s front door, splitting the frame and breaking a window on Nov. 27. The resident said she wanted criminal damaging charges filed and the complex owner didn’t want the brother to return.
– Steve B. Farkas, 62, 250 W. Fourth St., Salem, was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash in the 100 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 11:43 a.m. Friday in which he was northbound and allegedly failed to stop for traffic, striking the rear of a vehicle driven by Joseph Rossi, 51, Salem. Farkas was treated on scene for minor injuries.
– Officers responded to a Woodland Avenue home at 2:24 p.m. Friday where a resident reported someone had fallen into his vehicle and scratched the front fender.
– Police responded with First Responders to an unknown medical call in the area of Sharp Avenue and Arch Street at 2:55 p.m. Friday and found a man on the sidewalk with unknown problems. He was transported to the hospital for treatment.
– Chelsea M. McGuire, 1675 S. Lincoln Ave., Salem, was cited for dogs running at large following an investigation into chickens killed by a large dog determined to be owned by her in the 600 block of Olive Street at 3:27 p.m. Friday.
– An East Third Street resident turned in to the department possible drug paraphernalia he found at his brother’s residence at 4:55 p.m. Friday. He requested extra watch at the home due to the amount of activity.
– A Monroe Avenue resident reported at 6:27 p.m. Friday that her ex-boyfriend had called and threatened to damage her residence.
– Police responded with KLG Ambulance and First Responders to the 1100 block of East State Street at 2:32 a.m. Saturday where a man requested transport to the hospital. He was transported to the hospital for treatment.
-A Home Circle resident reported at 8:53 a.m. Saturday that someone had used his credit card to make several unauthorized purchases.
– Eric D. Collins, 17, Salem, was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash in the 1900 block of East State Street at 9:25 a.m. Saturday in which he was eastbound and allegedly failed to stop for traffic at Southeast Boulevard, striking the rear of a vehicle driven by David L. Casto, 50, Salem. No injuries were reported.
– Police responded to a 700 block West Wilson Street home at 10:50 a.m. Saturday where a resident pointed out caged chickens in a neighbor’s back yard. A warning was left advising the chickens violate a city ordinance against fowls.
– A woman reported at 11:17 a.m. Friday that someone was going into an elderly person’s home and was possibly not welcome.
– A woman requested a welfare check at her parents’ Edgewood Drive house at 7:24 p.m. Friday. They were okay upon investigation.
– Nathan Carpenter, North Elm Street, reported at 9:36 p.m. Friday that his vehicle, while parked in his driveway, had been damaged since Tuesday.