POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– A woman on Walnut Street reported at 3:11 p.m. Thursday that she was still receiving calls and messages from her daughter, with at least seven messages since she spoke to police on Wednesday. She had called police at 10:22 p.m. Wednesday regarding unwanted text messages. An officer had attempted to call the other person. She was told her options.

– Tawni Grove, team leader with New Leaf Residential Services, reported at 2:05 p.m. Thursday that on Feb. 13 a resident from North Ellsworth Avenue paid $50 to EDI for the workshop and was given a receipt. EDI advised that they did not receive the money, but she had the receipt. She wanted it documented.

– An officer stood by at 1:11 p.m. Thursday while a liquor control agent issued a citation at 530 S. Broadway Ave.

– No injury was reported and no citation was issued after Richard Fetters, 65, of Beloit, allegedly struck the building at Walmart near the tire and lube center at 11:53 a.m. Thursday with his vehicle. The driver said his foot had excessive snow in the tread and he thought the vehicle was in forward, not reverse. His foot slipped off the brake and onto the gas resulting in the car traveling back and striking the building, causing heavy damage to the right rear of the car but not to the building.

– A woman on North Madison Avenue talked to police at 11:24 a.m. Thursday regarding concerns over the property/driveway she owns. She reported a no trespassing sign posted on a stake in the center of the drive was missing. She was told she could post another one and if someone parks there she could call police but if she wanted the vehicle moved, she would have to do that. She didn’t want any problems with the neighbors.

– A license plate recovered within the city limits was turned in at 9:43 a.m. Thursday.

– Valerie Missenda, 51, of 418 E. Third St., was charged with theft after police were called at 9:29 a.m. Thursday to Sparkle Market, 423 S. Lundy Ave., for a shoplifter. The report said a female concealed three items, including vodka, pork link and ground beef, valued at $14.42 and attempted to leave without paying. She was stopped by employees while trying to leave the store.

– An officer on patrol at 2:35 a.m. Thursday was checking a location in the 2500 block of East State Street and saw an east side door standing open. The interior of the building was checked, but no one was found inside.

– Joseph DeSalvo, 37, of 968 E. Third St., was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence, a turn signal violation and drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop at 1:03 a.m. Thursday. Additional charges may be pending after chemical testing.

– An audible alarm was checked at 9:19 p.m. Wednesday in the 600 block of Newgarden Avenue. The exterior of the business appeared secure.

– Lucas Buckel, 18, of Washington Street, Leetonia, was cited for failure to yield at 8:24 p.m. Wednesday attempting to make a left turn and striking a westbound vehicle on East State Street at Cunningham Road driven by Stephen Grabowski, 32, of East Third Street. No injuries were reported.

– Carrie Malone, 31, of West Fifth Street, was cited for no license by Salem Police during a traffic stop at 7:54 p.m. Wednesday when police were looking for a vehicle allegedly involved in an accident on U.S. Route 62 north of the city with heavy front-end damage. An officer spotted the vehicle and initiated the traffic stop at North Ellsworth Avenue and West Fourth Street. The driver said the damage was old and she had not been in an accident. An Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper came to the scene and determined the vehicle had been involved in the accident under investigation.

– Police were called at 6:34 p.m. Wednesday to the 100 block of Rose Avenue to check the well-being of a resident after a 911 call from that location. A parent advised her son had accidentally dialed 911 while trying to call a friend.

– Police responded to the 700 block of North Union Avenue at 5:34 p.m. Wednesday for a possible unauthorized entry into a residence. Police confirmed it was a subcontractor conducting winterization tasks.

-Robert L. Wright, 55, of Jennings Avenue, was cited for improper backing at 5:31 p.m. Wednesday after backing his vehicle out of a private drive on Fifth Street and striking a parked vehicle.

PERRY TWP.

– An officer at 2:02 a.m. Thursday saw an open door on the garage of an empty residence on West Perry Street with the garage door opener light flashing. Nothing was found amiss.

– A resident on Conser Drive reported at 11:11 p.m. Wednesday that her security light kept going off and on. An officer checked around the residence, but found no footprints indicating anyone was on the property.

– Police responded at 6:20 p.m. Wednesday to the area of Goshen Road near West Pine Lake Road for a report of a loud explosion. The source was found and the responsible party said they would cease for the night.

– A woman in the 1100 block of Prospect Street at Salem Acres reported at 7:27 a.m. Wednesday that her female neighbor has been calling and leaving text messages and coming over and banging on her door. She only wanted a report filed.

LISBON

– Steve Carman, East Pine Street, reported at 12:10 a.m. Wednesday he was having problems with his girlfriend’s daughter. Police arrived and spoke to Carman, who said the daughter told him she was moving out and he advised her to come back in the morning to gather her personal property. Police told Carman it made more sense for her to gather her belongings now while they were there, which is what she did. Once this was done, the girlfriend and her daughter left with the daughter’s belongings.

– A semi-truck was given a warning for driving off a state route Tuesday morning after turning onto South Green Street and then onto West Washington Street to get to state Route 164.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– Police responded at 1:39 p.m. Wednesday to the 1000 block of East Sixth Street where a female resident was having medical problems. She was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center.

– A woman reported at 1:32 p.m. Wednesday that she and her ex-fiance own a residence together in the 1500 block of East State Street and he changed the locks so she was unable to gain entry.

– A man on Woodland Avenue reported at 9:19 a.m. Wednesday that his older son was told to leave a couple days ago for his behavior and now he’s making threats against him and his younger son. The older son’s whereabouts were unknown, but officers were going to watch for him.

– An officer on patrol at 4:32 a.m. Wednesday was flagged down by a passerby who reported a man sleeping inside Shear’s Laundry at 950 W. State St. The man was contacted and told not to loiter in the business.

– Police responded at 10:51 p.m. Tuesday to the Walmart area on East State Street for a report of a woman attempting to solicit a ride from motorists. She was found at a nearby business and told to stop.

– A possible break-in was reported at 10:34 p.m. Tuesday in the 500 block of Walnut Street where a woman said she returned home to find all the lights on. They had been off when she left. Officers checked the residence and found no one inside.

– Police were called at 9:04 p.m. Tuesday to the 1300 block of East State Street to assist an ambulance service after a man said his ex-wife needed medical help for a mental disorder. The ambulance service spoke with the woman and determined she did not need to be taken to a hospital. She said she was fine and did not need medical attention. A local cab company responded to take her to Lisbon. At 9:58 p.m., police were called to the 1800 block of East State Street to check on the woman who reportedly said the cab ride was taking longer than she liked and didn’t take her to her destination. She said she wanted to walk to Walmart and shop.

– A man in the 200 block of West Wilson Street reported at 8:37 p.m. Tuesday that another male who lives nearby tried to assault him after an argument. No physical violence occurred and both men were told their options.

– A resident in the 700 block of Arch Street called at 11:50 a.m. Tuesday to report he saw three high school-age boys attempting to enter the neighbor’s garage door. He also saw them at the entry door. He yelled out a window and they took off running. Police did not find them. The homeowner arrived and the back door was found kicked in, with the frame damaged. The entry door inside the garage to enter the house was damaged and glass shattered on the ground. Entry was made into the home, but nothing appeared to be missing. Nobody was found in the area.

– Pearly Fowler, of Jefferson Avenue, reported at 3:37 p.m. Monday that his vehicle was parked in the bowling alley parking lot on Railroad Street on Feb. 18 and the next day he discovered damage to the passenger side door and front bumper as if the vehicle was struck by another vehicle. He confronted someone, but they did not confess and he did not provide their name.

LISBON

– Daniel W. Bibbee, 33, Rose Drive, was driving on East High Street when Stephane M. Wylie, 28, North Market Street, pulled out from Cherry Street and struck Bibbee’s vehicle. This occurred at 8:40 a.m. Tuesday.

COLUMBIANA

– Jennifer E. Hogue, 20, Columbiana, was northbound on state Route 7 at 6 a.m. Tuesday, turned left into Valero and into the path of a southbound vehicle driven by Vicky L. Calzo, 42, Youngstown. Hogue was cited for failure to yield turning left.

– A woman reported at 8:13 a.m. Tuesday an elderly lady at the corner of North Main Street had been standing there for 15 minutes and hadn’t moved. Police checked the area but did not see the woman.

– Susan Beveridge, Salineville, reported at 3:34 p.m. Tuesday that while driving northbound on state Route 7 someone threw what appeared to be an insulated coffee mug out a window of a passing vehicle and struck her windshield.

– A Springfield Road woman reported at 11:18 p.m. Tuesday they had been having issues with someone knocking on doors and windows and now there was a Jeep in their yard and someone was laying on the horn. Police went to the yard and found a female passenger engaged in strenuous intercourse with the male driver. The woman told police she was staying with the caller but due to kids in the home she and her boyfriend were not able to have sex in the house and they decided to celebrate their one-year anniversary in the driveway, thus causing the horn switch to be activated repeatedly. Police determined the woman was staying with the caller and no further action was taken.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– A woman turned in a driver’s license at 3:21 p.m. Tuesday that she found in the Reilly Elementary School parking lot. The license was placed in lost and found until the owner can be located.

– A woman from East Fourth Street responded to the police department at 2:33 p.m. Tuesday to file a complaint about the way she was treated at Salem Regional Medical Center, 1995 E. State St. She was told the report would be documented.

– Curtis Peeples, 33, of 925 E. Fifth St., was taken into custody on a warrant for attempting to manufacture drugs of abuse and a parole violation at 1:36 p.m. Tuesday at his residence. Officers accompanied U.S. Marshals to serve the warrant.

– A clerk at Smith Oil, 968 E. State St., reported at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday that a man in his 40s wearing a flannel coat and ball cap driving a beat-up blue and white Ford truck pumped $46 worth of gas and drove off northbound on Rose Avenue.

-A Salem woman and her boyfriend came to the police department at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday to report threats allegedly made by his estranged wife, reportedly to do bodily harm to the woman. Information will be sent to the prosecutor’s office to review for possible menacing charges.

– A representative of a business at 827 N. Ellsworth Ave. reported bad checks at 9 a.m. Tuesday written by a customer in November and January. The man was reportedly given a chance to come in and pay for the checks, but has not made good on them.

– A woman at the Smith Center, 500 E. Fourth St., reported at 8:38 a.m. Tuesday that a male resident scared a couple of other male residents on Saturday, making possible threats toward them as they passed in a hallway. The woman said she talked to the man and told him about a 30-day notice to vacate the premises. He told her he had been kidding and wasn’t serious. An officer spoke to the man who said he was moving and that he had only been kidding and had no weapons available to him. He was told about the seriousness of the remark and that he shouldn’t make remarks like that anymore.

– A barking dog was reported at 6:46 a.m. Tuesday in the 900 block of North Ellsworth Avenue. The homeowner said the dog was left outside due to getting sprayed by a skunk. Her husband was at the store getting the supplies needed to wash the dog.

– A reckless operator in a red Blazer was reported traveling up and down East Third Street at 4:08 a.m. Tuesday at a high rate of speed while honking the horn. The vehicle was not found.

– A clerk at Smith Oil, 968 E. State St., reported at 10:02 p.m. Monday that an unknown woman pumped $30.50 worth of gasoline into her vehicle and left without paying.

– An officer responded at 9:35 p.m. Monday to a residence in the 400 block of West Third Street where a mother and adult son had an argument and he became upset and kicked a garbage can. No threats or violence occurred. He left for the night.

– An officer working an auxiliary detail at the Salem Memorial Building , 785 E. State St., at 6:09 p.m. Monday and saw two women in a verbal altercation. They had been warned in the past that they would be asked not to return to the event being held at the building if it happened again. Both women were told to leave the premises and not return or they could face charges of trespass.

– A man on Rose Avenue called at 6:04 p.m. Monday to speak with an officer about people he knows calling him and showing up at his door. He was told his options.

– Police responded at 5:51 p.m. Monday to the duck pond at Waterworth Memorial Park where several juveniles were playing on the ice. An officer located and identified the juveniles. They were told to stay off of the ice due to the dangers of falling into the cold water and becoming trapped.

– Larissa Bender, 19, of Arch Street, was cited for failure to control after the southbound vehicle she was driving on South Ellsworth Avenue at 4:39 p.m. Monday made a wide right turn onto Mullins and hit the left side of an eastbound vehicle driven by Mark Hull, 55, of Ridge Road, saying the sun was in her eyes. No injuries were reported.

– An anonymous caller at 4:33 p.m. Monday reported possible narcotics trafficking at a location in the city. The information was sent to the Columbiana County Drug Task Force.

COLUMBIANA

Alliance police requested at 4:16 p.m. Monday Columbiana police serve their warrant on a Windrose Court woman. Police went to the home but she was not there.

– Police were called to assist EMS with a call on South Main Street at 8:55 p.m. Monday.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– Officers spoke with a representative of Salem Circle of Care, 1985 E. Pershing St., at 11:15 a.m. Monday regarding a theft that occurred inside the building. An internal investigation had already begun. Police will also investigate.

– Police were asked at 8:24 a.m. Monday to assist the Ohio State Highway Patrol in checking for a vehicle/motorcycle on Cleveland Street. The owner of the bike was contacted and told to contact the patrol.

– A caller contacted police at 4:27 a.m. Monday regarding possible drug use occurring in a property he owns in the 200 block of Fair Avenue. The information will be forwarded to the Columbiana County Drug Task Force.

– Police were called at 10:35 p.m. Sunday to the 300 block of South Lincoln Avenue where a woman reported her son is continually calling her and threatening to cause damage to her vehicle. She believed he was outside when she called police. An officer spoke with her son when he called and police were still on the scene. He was told he’s not welcome back. An officer checked the area and did not find him.

– Police checked on a security alarm at 9:12 p.m. Sunday at a business in the 200 block of East State Street. The business was found secure. The business owner responded and no problem was found.

– A license plate was found at 9:06 p.m. Sunday in the area of East Pershing Street and Ohio Avenue, with a family member of the plate owner notified.

– A Canton woman reported at 8:34 p.m. Sunday that her debit card was stolen while she was at a business in the 1800 block of East State Street. She was notified by her bank’s fraud division that there was unusual activity on her card. The last place she used the card was at the Taco Bell/Long John Silver’s restaurant, 1872 E. State St.

– A caller at 8:12 p.m. Sunday reported four loud bangs that resembled gun shots in the area of North Broadway Avenue between East Second and East Third streets. The caller was on Third and said it came from the direction of Second. As an officer arrived, a car with a loud crackling exhaust was seen turning north on Ellsworth Avenue from Second and may have backfired, creating the noise. Nothing suspicious was heard.

– A man came to the police station at 7:52 p.m. Sunday with questions about a protection order against him. He asked how to get his belongings from the residence and was told his options.

– Police were called at 6:54 p.m. Sunday to a dispute in the 900 block of Newgarden Avenue where a woman was having problems with her stepson. They had a verbal confrontation over him not following the house rules. No physical violence occurred. They were told to separate for the night.

– A reckless operator was reported at 6:48 p.m. Sunday traveling east on West State Street in a white sedan, but was not found.

– A woman came to the police station at 4:54 p.m. Sunday to ask general questions about a man she knows. She was told her options.

– Police responded to the 400 block of Benton Road at 4:51 p.m. Sunday to assist Perry Township police with a custody exchange. The exchange occurred without incident.

– A malfunctioning traffic signal was reported at 4:18 p.m. Sunday at East State Street and Broadway Avenue, but an officer saw no sign of malfunction. He said the problem may be that people aren’t seeing the temporary signal correctly.

PERRY TWP.

– An officer was requested at 4:46 p.m. Sunday to escort a representative from Columbiana County Children Services to a location on Benton Road and stand by until the agency had completed its work there.

– Joseph Messenger, of Prospect Street, Salem Acres, reported at 11:50 p.m. Saturday that someone attempted to get into his vehicle by putting a hole through the plastic bag covering a broken rear window. Nothing was missing.

– Police were advised at 9:12 p.m. Sunday of a possible sex offense involving minors at a Benton Road address. A safety plan was initiated by Columbiana County Children Services for the children. The incident is under investigation.

– Township police assisted Salem Police in checking the area of Newgarden Avenue for a shots fired complaint at 8:53 p.m. Saturday. No one was found.

– A man who’s in the military stationed in North Carolina reported at 4:26 p.m. Saturday that two years ago when he was overseas a family member removed two rifles from his residence where they had been left with a stepparent. He just discovered the weapons missing recently during a visit to the West Pine Lake Road property.

– A dog was reported running loose at 8:55 a.m. Saturday in the 500 block of Maryland Avenue. The dog jumped into the patrol car and was taken to the humane agent’s property until the owner can be located.

– A woman from Marietta, Georgia reported at 11:28 p.m. Friday that she had no contact with her elderly mother for several days and asked police to check on her at a residence on South Lincoln Avenue. The manager was contacted and police checked inside after getting no response from knocking. No one was inside.

– Loud music was reported at 11:20 p.m. Friday on Benton Road. The resident agreed to turn the bass off. Police had been called there earlier, also for loud music.

– A domestic was reported at 8:11 p.m. Friday in the 700 block of Michigan Avenue between a resident and live-in girlfriend. No physical violence occurred.

– Ruthann Conrad, 64, of South Lincoln Avenue, Salem, was cited for failure to yield after her southbound vehicle on state Route 45 attempted to turn left into Highland Creek and collided with a northbound vehicle driven by Tadley Burt, 38, of Akron, at 6:20 p.m. Friday. No injuries were reported

GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT

– Police responded to burglary report in the 11000 block of Beaver Creek Road at 12:46 p.m. Feb. 13.

– Police responded to the Dollar General in Beloit at 2:15 p.m. Feb. 13 where a customer had allegedly attempted to leave the store without paying for items.

– Police responded to the Sharon Lynn Girls Home at 1:50 p.m. Feb. 17 where a juvenile resident had tied a string around her neck in an attempt to strangle herself. The resident was transported via ambulance to the hospital.

– A U.S. Route 62 resident reported at 5:31 p.m. p.m. Feb. 17 that someone had taken his phone because he owed that person $30.

-A Fairview Drive resident reported at 6:07 p.m. Feb. 19 that a woman’s dogs have been on her property and that it is an ongoing problem.

– Police arrested a 16-year-old resident of the Sharon Lynn Girls Home for disorderly conduct with persistence and resisting arrest after officers responded to the facility for a fight at 7:47 p.m. Feb. 19 in which she refused to quit screaming and using obscenities and then attempted to pull away and strike officers while being placed in handcuffs.

– Katie L. Spickler 25, 9980 Woodworth Road, North Lima, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in the 7000 block of state Route 14 at 8:15 a.m. Feb. 20 in which she was northbound and allegedly failed to negotiate a turn, traveling off the roadway and into a snow bank. No injuries were reported.

– Police responded to the Sharon Lynn Girls Home at 7:19 p.m. Feb. 21 where two juvenile residents had left the residence without permission. The juveniles were located and returned to the facility.

– Kristopher Koons, 36, 2150 Beechwood Ave., Alliance, was arrested for operating a vehicle intoxicated and driving under suspension following a traffic stop for traveling left of center at 1:48 a.m. Saturday.

– A 5000 block state Route 14 business reported at theft at 10:40 p.m. Saturday.

LEETONIA

– Police responded to an alarm drop at a Cherry Fork Avenue business at 5:58 a.m. Feb. 19 and found everything secure.

– Police responded to domestic dispute in the 100 block of Main Street at 12:57 a.m. Feb. 20.

– An officer assisted Washingtonville police at a residence in the 900 block of South County Line Road at 12:50 p.m. Sunday.

LISBON

– Kyle Bing, East High Street, called with a barking dog complaint at 12:27 a.m. Monday. Police checked the area but did not come across the offending dog.

– While on routine patrol an officer discovered three unlocked doors at Agland Co-Op at 9:40 p.m. Saturday. Police checked inside the building but did not find anything amiss.

– Police were called to a home on South Lincoln Avenue at 8:45 p.m. Saturday in regard to a dispute between a woman and her 12-year-old son and the mother did not know what else to do. Police spoke with the boy and everyone apologized to each other.

– Police were called to the Christina House on East Washington Street at 4 p.m. Feb. 8 in regard to unruly juveniles. Police spoke with the mother, her children and the staff on duty, and everyone agreed to work things out.

– KLG ambulance requested police come to Green Tree Place at 6 p.m. Feb. 11 in regard to an unresponsive female. By the time police arrived the woman was responsive.

– Police told the owner of a car parked in the county courthouse parking lot he needed to move the vehicle at 9:16 p.m. Feb. 18 so the staff could finish plowing the lot.

– Cathy from Valley View called at 3:49 p.m. Friday. A customer was trying to pay for gas with a credit card that would not be accepted. By the time an officer arrived the machine had accepted the card.

– Police were called to a home on West Lincoln Way at 9:20 p.m. Feb. 17, where they found a man later identified as Shawn Davner lying on the floor half inside the bathroom and unresponsive. The officer started giving sternum rubs to Davner, and EMTs from KLG took over upon their arrival and he finally began to respond. The landlord, Angel Lake, said she was speaking with Davner from another room when he quit responding, which is when she found him passed out. Davner, 30, South Main Street, Beloit, was transported to a local hospital by KLG.

– Marie Shinn, West Washington Street, reported at 4:41 p.m. Friday she wanted her daughter and her daughter’s boyfriend removed from the apartment. Shinn was told the landlord would have to go through the eviction process to have them removed because her daughter’s name was on the lease and she was paying rent.

POLICE REPORTS

Salem

– A Walnut Street resident reported at 5:03 p.m. Saturday that someone she didn’t know had sent her derogatory text messages.

– An officer responded to an 800 block East State Street business at 5:23 p.m. Saturday where someone overnight had stolen a large artificial flower arrangement off the front porch.

– Police responded to the 200 block of South Ellsworth Avenue at 5:44 p.m. Saturday for a report of juveniles throwing bottles at the side of a business, but were unable to find them.

– Police responded to the 900 block of Newgarden Avenue for a report of possible gunshots at 8:53 p.m. Saturday. A witness said he heard the gunshots and then saw someone run down a nearby alley. Officers, assisted by Perry Township police, were unable to find anything suspicious.

– A North Lincoln Avenue man reported at 10:27 p.m. Saturday that his juvenile son had been pushed around outside a North Lundy Avenue youth center that night. The son said another juvenile had been pushing him around in an attempt to get him and his brother to fight. No injuries could be seen.

– Keith E. Good, 43, 1281 Prospect St. Ext., Salem, was arrested for operating a vehicle intoxicated and drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop on Mullins Street at 2:46 a.m. Sunday for a stop sign violation.

– An officer responded to an East 10th Street home at 6:32 a.m. Sunday to check the wellbeing of a man against whom a caller had said a person she speaks to on the Internet had made comments of concern. The man was found to be okay.

– Police responded to the 1900 block of Ridgewood Drive at 9:42 a.m. Sunday where a woman reported a neighbor’s dog running loose in backyards and that it had urinated on her dog through a fence. The dog’s owner was warned to keep the dog contained.

– Police responded to the 1700 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 10:35 a.m. Sunday for a report of a young female injured in a fall. The victim was transported by ambulance to the Salem emergency room.

– Police responded to the Waterworth Memorial Park at 2:02 p.m. Sunday for a report of juveniles walking on the iced over pond, but were unable to find them.

– Police responded to a report of children playing on the railroad tracks between Newgarden Avenue and West Wilson Street at 2:55 p.m. Sunday and found them in a nearby parking lot. They were warned to stay off the tracks and private property. A parent and grandparent were made aware of the situation.

Columbiana

– A reckless driver was reported southbound on state Route 164 at 7:48 p.m. Saturday. Police found the pickup at Taco Bell.

POLICE REPORTS

Salem

– James T. Mills, 48, 793 W. Pershing St., Salem, was charged with operating a vehicle intoxicated and a turn signal violation following a traffic stop in the 200 block of West Pershing Street at 10:18 p.m. Friday.

– Joseph M. Susak, 19, Struthers, was arrested for underage consumption after an officer responded to a Railroad Street business at 11:56 p.m. Friday where he allegedly consumed an alcoholic beverage.

– Robert E. Chester, 43, 1417 Orchard Ave., Salem, was charged with operating a vehicle intoxicated and a turn signal violation following a traffic stop in the 200 block of West Wilson Street at midnight Saturday.

– Police responded to a disturbance at a Railroad Street business at 12:50 a.m. Saturday and found several people in the parking lot upset about a situation at the business. There were sent on their way.

– Officers responded to an East State Street business at 2:05 a.m. Saturday for a fight in the drive-thru. The complainant said his ex-girlfriend had been yelling and arguing with him from another vehicle, then fled the area recklessly, nearly striking a bystander.

– Police responded to a Vine Avenue apartment at 12:10 a.m. Saturday where a resident reported his soon-to-be ex-wife had taken his apartment keys and wouldn’t return them. She denied having the keys.

– James M. McVay, 30, 11489 Trinity Church Road, Lisbon, was arrested on an active warrant out of the Canfield Police Department for failure to appear on a drug abuse instrument charge after a patrolling officer observed him walking in the 500 block of South Broadway Avenue at 2:23 a.m. Saturday.

– Police responded to a Continental Drive home at 2:36 p.m. Saturday where the resident reported her step-mother who is divorcing the complainant’s ill father, had taken the vehicle the complainant had loaned to her father and wouldn’t give it back. She was advised of her options.

Columbiana

– A Harmony Village resident reported at 7:47 a.m. Friday that a man was walking his dog on the property and didn’t clean up after the dog. Officers met with the man and advised him that he was not allowed on the grounds.

– A transformer fire was reported in the area of state Route 517 and Fairfield School Road at 8:34 a.m. Friday. Fire crews remained until Ohio Edison arrived.

– A reckless driver was reported at 10:34 a.m. Friday driving west on state Route 14. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle.

– Beverly Richardson, Prospect Street, reported at 12:20 p.m. Friday that a man came onto her property from a nearby impound company.

– Kathleen Curran Baylin reported at 12:27 p.m. Friday that she received what she thought was a suspicious call about receiving a discount for insulation.

– Esther Stockman, East Palestine, was at a stop sign at the Sparkle parking lot at 2:01 p.m. Friday when she collided with Clifford Martin, Indianapolis, Ind., who was entering the parking lot from state Route 164.

– A Terre Verde resident spoke with an officer at 8:51 p.m. Friday regarding child visitation and custody matters.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– Police responded to the 1100 block of East 10th Street at 1:03 p.m. Thursday for a report of people taking items from the residence and learned it was the previous owner’s property and the bank was advised to make contact with them to see what was taken.

– Police responded to the 1800 block of Southeast Boulevard at 8:29 p.m. Thursday where the complainant advised of buying a car in Cleveland with matching VINs on the title and vehicle but with a partial VIN match on a door sticker that does not match. The complaint is under investigation.

– Police responded to the 900 block of West Pershing Street at 8:58 p.m. Thursday where a man and woman had a verbal argument over her leaving and it led to a physical altercation. There were no injuries and the incident remains under investigation.

– Police responded to the 1300 block of Salem Parkway at 12:10 p.m. Thursday where two women were fighting in the back parking lot. One was gone when police arrived and the other advised the ex-wife of her boyfriend showed up and began yelling and and pounding on her car window with her fist. It was an ongoing problem for the last two months. The complainant’s boyfriend, an employee at the business, was also a witness. They had alleged that another employee of the business had blocked the driveway with his truck but that couldn’t be verified. He was supposedly the father of the woman who showed up. The other person went to Perry Township and the dispatcher was advised to have her some to the police station. Police spoke to the business owner on the phone and he advised to arrest the woman if she returned as she had no business on the property. Police spoke to the woman who had wanted to return a piece of jewelry to him that was found. She was advised to seek a third party or an attorney about it and said her ex-husband was uninterested in getting it back and was advised to stay away from the business and her ex-husband’s new girlfriend. All were advised on how to obtain a court order.

– Police responded to the 200 block of East 7th Street at 2:40 p.m. Thursday where the complainant wanted to speak about an ongoing issue with the a known person and was advised of the options.

– Police responded to the 500 block of Euclid Street for a dog at large that had broken its chain and the owner took the dog.

– Police received a complaint on station at 5:45 p.m. Thursday from a resident in the 300 block of Rose Avenue who advised a known person asked her for change for a $50 bill that she learned later was counterfeit. It will be forwarded to the county prosecutor for possible charges. At 9:06 p.m.. police observed the suspect in the 700 block of E. State St. and Michael A. Hamilton, 410 Benton Road admitted that he passed the money in question. He was searched and a crack pipe was found in a pocket. He was charged with theft by deception and and drug paraphernalia and transported to the county jail.

– Police responded to Prospect Street near Kelley Park at 9:44 p.m. Thursday for an argument. There was no physical violence and they said they were going home for the evening.

COLUMBIANA

– A Recovery Service employee reported at 10:55 a.m. Thursday a vehicle they repossessed on South Main Street possibly had drugs inside. The Columbiana County Drug Task Force was notified.

– Jamie Bertolette, Fairfield School Road, reported at telephone harassment at 11:44 a.m. Thursday.

– A woman reported at 12:53 p.m. Thursday someone lost a load of something from the back of a truck near the entrance to the Dutch Haus on state Route 164. Police checked the area but found nothing, and the material had possibly been removed.

A man reported at 3:53 p.m. Thursday kids were throwing snowballs at cars on South Main Street in the area of Grace Church.

– Carl Batholow, 66, of Lisbon, was westbound on West Park Avenue at 4:59 p.m. Thursday when Patrick Taylor, 19, of Youngstown, backed out of a driveway and struck him. Taylor was cited for improper backing.

– A man reported at 6:34 p.m. Thursday the railroad crossing gates were down at the railroad tracks on Pittsburgh Street when no train was coming. Police notified the Youngstown and Southern railroad.

LISBON

-Police were called to the area of state Route 45 at 5:49 a.m. Tuesday for a report of a vehicle that went off the road near Lisbon Auto. The officer stood by while Baker’s towing removed the vehicle. The car and Lisbon Auto property were not damaged.

– Police were called to the area of state Route 45 near McDonald’s at 6 a.m. Tuesday for a report of a vehicle that went off the road into a ditch. Police checked the area but did not see the vehicle.

– Police were called to the area of state Route 45 at 11:19 a.m. Thursday for a possible drunk driver, but could not find the vehicle described.

POLICE REPORTS

PERRY TWP.

– Police are looking for the owner/operator of a vehicle after a one-vehicle crash reported at 10:05 p.m. Wednesday at the deadend off of the U.S. Route 62/state Route 45 bypass and state Route 14 interchange. Police had been called to the area for two people jumping in front of vehicles. When officers arrived, the two people flagged them down and said they needed help because they were in an accident. The male passenger told police his friend was driving and drove off the deadend down a hill, coming to a stop next to the tree line, then left the scene before police arrived. The two passengers, Thomas Roourke, 38, of East Liverpool, and Brenda Keener, 61, whose last known address was Salem, were taken by EMT Ambulance to the Salem Regional Medical Center for treatment. James Beckett, 34, of East Liverpool, was identified as the owner/operator of the vehicle. He has not been located. A hold has been placed on the vehicle.

– Police responded at 9:36 p.m. Wednesday to the 1200 block of Stewart Road for a report of people removing items from a residence when the owner is out of state. Police arrived and found a woman at the residence who lives there and is married to the owner, who called in the complaint. He was told the matter was civil and to contact his attorney.

– An open door was reported at 5:47 p.m. Wednesday in the 1300 block of West State Street at the C&C Trailer Court. The caller said the homeowners left for work and they noticed the door open. The homeowners have aggressive dogs and the caller was afraid to close the door. Police were able to secure it.

– Police were called at 4:31 p.m. Wednesday to the 1200 block of Elberon Avenue for a report of a suspicious person sitting in a resident’s driveway. Police spoke to the female who said she wanted an ambulance because she was threatening to harm herself. KLG responded and transported her to Salem Regional Medical Center.

SALEM

– Police responded for an interior alarm activated at a residence in the 900 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 12:57 p.m. Thursday and found an exterior door unsecured. A keyholder arrived to check the residence and it was found the resident was in the basement working and didn’t hear the officer at the door.

– A caller at 12:40 p.m. Thursday asked police to check the well-being of a resident on East Fourth Street, reporting he was concerned when he tried to call a friend and could not understand him and believed he needed medical care. An officer checked and learned the friend was okay, but suffering from laryngitis. The caller was notified.

– An officer on patrol at 10:04 a.m. Thursday in the 1100 block of Cleveland Street ran the dealer plate on an Isuzu Trooper parked on the street and it came back as cancelled with orders to confiscate the plate. The officer removed the plate so it could be sent back to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles.

– Joshua Gabrick, 18, of Poland, was cited for assured clear distance after his southbound vehicle struck the rear of another southbound vehicle driven by Patricia Coryea, 62, of Boardman, who had stopped for cars in front of her in the 200 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 7:52 a.m. Thursday. Gabrick attempted to stop but his vehicle slid on black ice. Coryea was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center for neck/back discomfort.

– No citation was issued against Jason Galchick, 36, of Elberon Avenue, after he pulled his vehicle from a private lot onto West State Street and slid on the ice-covered roadway, traveling off of the road and coming to a stop at the northeast corner of West State Street and North Howard Avenue at 7:13 a.m. Thursday. The vehicle sustained a right front flat tire from rubbing a fire hydrant cap. There was no damage to the fire hydrant.

– Police responded at 3:14 a.m. Thursday to Circle K West on West State Street to speak with a Washingtonville man who said a friend assaulted him at a Sharp Avenue residence. He didn’t want to pursue charges and was given a lift to the police station to await a ride to his residence outside the city.

– A barking dog was reported at 2:10 a.m. Thursday in the 500 block of Washington Avenue. An officer heard the dog bark once. The owner was contacted and took the dog inside.

– A suspicious person was reported at 11:56 p.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of North Lincoln Avenue where an unknown man had been standing outside a store for a long time. The man told police he was just waiting for a ride. The ride arrived as the officer was leaving.

– A dog was reported barking persistently at 9:40 p.m. Wednesday in the area of Newgarden Avenue and Liberty Street. Officers remained in the area listening for any disturbance and heard a dog bark a few times after a loud truck drove through the area, but the dog was not barking habitually. The minor disturbance did not meet the criteria to warrant a barking dog violation. The area was quiet after the loud truck left.

– An open manhole was reported at 5:38 p.m. Wednesday on Dodge Drive and West State Street. An orange traffic barrell covering the hole had been moved, with an officer placing it back over the hole.

– Heather Carranza, of Ohio Avenue, reported at 4:52 p.m. Wednesday that someone entered her vehicle and stole her purse, which contained identification cards, credit cards and a set of wedding rings.

– A man on Bricker Farm Lane reported at 4:05 p.m. Wednesday that he was notified by his accountant that someone had electronically filed a fraudulent tax return using his social security number. He was working with the IRS to rectify the problem, but needed a police report for documentation. The return listed an address that does not exist.

– Dogs at large were reported at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the 600 block of Olive Street. Officers saw two dogs running free and made contact with the owner who said they must have gotten loose. They were taken in for the evening.

GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT

– Devon N. Davis, 23, 450 Union St., Washingtonville, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in Green Township at 11:09 p.m. Wednesday in which she was westbound in the 7000 block of state Route 14 and traveled off the right side of the roadway, striking a guardrail. No injuries were reported.

COLUMBIANA

– Dave Evans reported he was in the McDonald’s parking lot at noon Wednesday when someone in a white van backed into his vehicle.

– A caller reported someone’s garbage container was rolling around on the railroad tracks at Pittsburgh Street at 1:32 p.m. Wednesday. An officer removed the trash container.

– Bill Cosgrove, Richards Alley, reported Wednesday afternoon there was a raccoon in his back yard that was moving slowly, leading him to believe it was either sick or injured. The raccoon moved to where the officer could not reach it, so he left. About an hour later, Patty Brown, Fairfield School Road, called to report the raccoon was now in her back yard.

– Amy Westover called Wednesday to complain about the sidewalks not being cleared of snow on North Main Street, from 7th Street to state Route 14. Police said they would look into the matter and advised her of the city ordinance regarding removing snow from sidewalks.

– Goshen Township police called at 11:12 p.m. Wednesday to ask that an officer check for a woman whose vehicle was involved in a crash in their township. An officer went to the woman’s residence on West Salem Street but no one appeared to be home.

LISBON

– David Todd, East Lincoln Way, reported Feb. 4 being assaulted by his girlfriend, Amber Possage, and Homer Carnes. Todd, who was extremely drunk, was told to come in the next day when he was sober to file a report. While there, Possage showed up and she said Todd entered Carnes’ apartment and shoved him against a bookcase, so Carnes wrestled Todd to the ground and began hitting him. Possage said her only involvement was trying to break up the fight.

– A caller reported there was a suspicious person in the Sunset Drive area at 4:15 p.m. Feb. 3, but the police did not come across any such person.

– Rachel Eason, Grant Street, reported being involved in a minor traffic accident with Stacey Catlett on South Market Street on Jan. 31. Catlett reportedly drove into the rear of Eason’s vehicle.

– Clarence B. Knotts of Canton was stopped at a red light on West Lincoln Way on Jan. 23 when he was struck in the rear by vehicle driven by Timothy R. White of Hubbard.

– Marie Shinn, West Washington Street, reported a domestic dispute at 4 p.m. Monday. Police spoke with Taylor Merriman, who said she and her live-in boyfriend had an argument during which she broke the TV and he broke a door window. Shinn, who is Merriman’s mother, wanted something done about the window, but the officer told her this was an issue for the landlord since the boyfriend also lives there.

– Megan Morrow, Maple Street, reported at 10:23 p.m. Feb. 13 someone came on her porch and tried to open the door. Police arrived but did not find any prowler.

– Wayne Smith reported Tuesday he was moving out of his apartment on West Chestnut Street and landlord Nicole Hilton was giving him a hard time. Meanwhile, Hilton called the police department to say that Smith and his friend were taking too long to move him out. An officer arrived and stood by until Smith was done. Smith had called the day before to say he was being evicted and that Hilton had changed the locks. He was given a ride to spend the night at a friend’s apartment.

– Thomas A. Faulkner, 50, of Rayland, was cited for assured cleared distance after he drove into the rear of a vehicle driven by John W. Barnett, 55, Pine Hollow Road, Rogers, who had stopped on state Route 154 while trying to pull into the BP station at 5:44 p.m. Monday.

– Kristan Jones, St. Jacob-Logtown Road, Leetonia, reported Monday that while her vehicle was parked on East Chestnut Street it was struck by someone driving a dark blue van who kept going. The license plate came back to Michael Robinson of East Palestine, who said Steve B. Amos is now the vehicle owner. Amos, of East Palestine, admitted being involved in the accident but thought the mirrors had just touched.

– While on patrol at 3:20 a.m. Wednesday an officer found Harry Hawkins from Akron sleeping on the floor just inside the front door of the post office. Hawkins said he waiting until the post office opened to get directions back to Akron. Hawkins was sent on his way and told not to be staying anywhere else that is closed.

– Dominic Florea, 18, Hartley Road, Alliance, was charged Wednesday with criminal damaging after admitting cutting two tires on a vehicle belonging to Hayden Gostey on Feb. 16.

POLICE REPORTS

PERRY TWP.

– Police responded at 9:11 a.m. Wednesday to Salem Acres on Prospect Street after receiving a call from Salem City Schools with concerns over a parent who dropped off a child. The school employee who had contact with the parent believed the parent was intoxicated. The parent was allowed to leave the school, get into her vehicle and leave. Police checked the parent’s residence, but she was not home. The school was told to also contact the Salem Police regarding the incident.

– Rafael Tum Pu, 26, of Hawley Avenue, Salem, was cited for no driver’s license while the owner of the vehicle he was driving, Wendy Cutlip, 25, of West Perry Street, was cited for wrongful entrustment after a two-vehicle accident at West Perry Street and Georgetown Road at 5:24 p.m. Tuesday. Police found that a westbound car driven by Pu on West Perry Street was struck by a pickup driven by a juvenile who was eastbound. Police were unable to determine who was at fault. Both operators were told to contact their insurance providers. During the investigation, it was found that Pu did not possess a valid driver’s license and was in the United States illegally. Police contacted border patrol, who said they would not come to get him.

– Police responded at 3:52 p.m. Tuesday to East Pine Lake Road and Egypt Road for a suspicious vehicle called in to the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office. Upon investigation, it was learned the vehicle was involved in an accident on state Route 165. Goshen Police were contacted and handled the incident.

– Police responded to the 1900 block of state Route 9 for a report of horses running loose at 3:50 p.m. Tuesday. Contact could not be made with the owner. A resident who called about the horses attempted to catch them but they ran off into a wooded area. Police will attempt to contact the owner later.

– Raymond Scaia, 20, of Alliance, was cited for failure to yield after his northbound vehicle on Michigan Boulevard failed to stop due to snow on the road and slid into the intersection, striking a westbound vehicle on Benton Road/state Route 14 driven by Justin Dawson, 20, of Irondale, at 7:19 a.m. Tuesday.

– Police were called at 5:48 a.m. Tuesday to North Lincoln Avenue near Pine Lake Road for a vehicle in a ditch. Andrew Murzda, 51, of Hubbard, lost control of his vehicle due to a snow drift on the road and drove into the ditch. A tow truck pulled the car out, with no apparent damage.

– Holly Carroll, 40, of Salem Alliance Road, Salem, lost control of her car due to snow conditions on West State Street near Indiana at 4:38 a.m. Tuesday. The vehicle was pulled from a ditch with minor damage.

– Loud music was reported at 4:15 a.m. Tuesday in the 1100 block of Prospect Street. The homeowner was asked to turn the music down.

SALEM

– A woman came to the police station at 3:35 p.m. Wednesday to turn in a bank card she found at Speedway, 175 W. State St. The card was placed in lost and found.

– A suspicious phone call was reported by a resident in the 400 block of Prospect Street at 2:27 p.m. Wednesday. The caller called back and it was found to be a legitimate call, with the person soliciting for a local organization.

– Lauri Hardenbrook, of Columbiana, reported at 11:50 a.m. Wednesday that her Chevy Suburban was parked unoccupied on East State Street near Penn Avenue when the driver side outside mirror was badly damaged.

– Heather Hairhoger, of Oak Street, reported at 9:27 a.m. Wednesday that her vehicle was entered overnight. Money, CDs and a change purse were removed.

– Police responded at 11:06 p.m. Tuesday to the 1300 block of Quaker Circle for a security alarm. The snow around the building had not been disturbed and everything appeared in order.

– An audible alarm was reported at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 2700 block of East State Street. The business was found secure.

– Police were dispatched at 8:23 p.m. Tuesday to the 200 block of Vine Avenue for a harassment complaint. A man said his wife, whom he is separated from, comes to his residence unannounced and won’t give back his keys. He said there’s an order stating she’s not allowed at his residence unless the children are with her. An officer left a message for her about the complaint.

– A man from Cunningham Road reported at 7:57 p.m. Tuesday that he cashed a check for a large sum of money at a business at 2875 E. State St., and was handed the cash. He went out to his car and counted it and discovered the total was $400 short. He recounted the money and affirmed again that it was $400 short. He went back inside and met with the employee who cashed the check, the manager and an asset protection associate. The business was unable to verify that any drawer was $400 over and didn’t observe anything suspicious on surveillance video during the transaction. The business requested he contact them in the morning when an accountant would be present to audit the drawers and see if there’s any discrepancy in the cash totals. An officer told him he may want to consult an attorney.

– A man in the 1200 block of Jefferson reported at 6:18 p.m. Tuesday that a suspicious person knocked on his door asking to shovel his driveway but did not have a shovel. He got into a red car and drove away. Police were unable to find him or the car.

– Police responded at 5:02 p.m. Tuesday to the 1100 block of Salem Parkway for a security alarm. The business was found secure.

– A possible altercation was reported at 4:23 p.m. Tuesday at Circle K, 1125 E. State St., where two people had an argument over who had arrived at a gas pump first. Both people left without incident.

– A vehicle was reported parked in the middle of the street in the 900 block of Liberty Street at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday causing a traffic hazard. An officer responded from the other side of town to find the car parked in snow and off the right side of the road, not a hazard or violation, with plenty of room for motorists to get by.

– No citation was issued after an accident involving a city snow plow truck and a vehicle on Southeast Boulevard at Tanglewood Drive at 1:38 p.m. Tuesday. The driver was plowing streets with safety flashers activated, made a right turn from Tanglewood onto Southeast Boulevard and backed up in an attempt to go back on Tanglewood to continue plowing, backing into the front of a vehicle driven by James Wittenauer, of Tanglewood Drive, who had been behind the truck and pulled onto Southeast Boulevard.

– Robert Deal, of Lincoln Way, Lisbon, reported at 12:12 p.m. Tuesday that he was involved in a private property accident on Feb. 12 in the Walmart parking lot when another vehicle came out of an aisle and struck his vehicle which was traveling in front of the store. He and the female driver from Salem exchanged information, but he just became aware that her insurance was not current.

– A woman called regarding a hit/skip on Fifth Street at 11:06 a.m. Tuesday. A green Chevy Venture van drove down the street, either losing control or spinning in the snow, and struck an illegally parked Ford Explorer on the south side of the street facing east, apparently at a funeral nearby. The Venture had at least three men inside and one or more of them laughed when they hit the ford Explorer. The front end of the van was badly damaged with the driver side headlight missing. The van continued east without stopping and may have struck a red Durango on the other side of the street. The Ford Explorer had minor damage.

– A resident on East Third Street reported at 10:10 a.m. Tuesday that a man came to his door wanting to shovel his driveway. He told him he was not interested, but the man would not leave. Officers were familiar with the person in question, with numerous complaints regarding the same type of incident. The report said he has no intentions of shoveling driveways but rather is trying to obtain money from city residents. An officer checked the area, but could not find the man.

– An officer on patrol at 9:37 a.m. Tuesday saw a green Ford on the curb stuck in the snow at Fifth Street and Lincoln Avenue. The officer assisted the motorist who was also assisted by three men in a pickup who stopped to help. The car was removed from the curb and the woman went on her way.

– Officers at 8:41 a.m. Tuesday checked on a stuck vehicle in a snow-covered driveway on Franklin. The car was off the road enough to not pose a hazard.

COLUMBIANA

– The highway patrol reported at 7:13 a.m. Tuesday a vehicle on state Route 344 near Specialty Ceramics slid off the road and a tire popped off at the rim. Police stood by until a row truck arrived.

– A man reported at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday a car with Pennsylvania license plates was parked on the wrong side of the street and facing the wrong direction. A parking citation was issued.

– Ann Hall of Columbiana was northbound on Fairfield Avenue at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday and approaching Metz Road when Jason Leigh of Wellsville pulled from a stop sign and struck her. He was cited for failure to yield.

– A Prospect Street woman reported at 9:27 p.m. Tuesday three men were in front of her home. Police spoke with James Dowling, Jason Barnes and Bruce Wylie who said they had a problem with an area business. They were referred to the city manager.

LISBON

– Allison Cosma, Black Road, Lisbon, was stopped in traffic on North Market Street when her vehicle was struck from behind by another vehicle driven by Jazmyne Pizzoferrato, Miller Road, Leetonia, at 9:13 a.m. Saturday. Pizzoferrato said her vehicle slid in the slush.

– David L. Todd, 42, East Lincoln Way, reported at 7:17 a.m. Saturday he noticed some items missing from his home after he was released from the county jail. Todd, who had an odor of alcohol about him, told the officer he had been drinking all night, and the officer said he could not take a report from him while in that condition. Todd was also cited with public intoxication.

-Justin Miller, East High Street, reported Sunday his neighbors parked their car on his property, blocking in his car. The officer told Miller he could have the vehicle towed but the police could not since it was on private property.

– Travis Wallace asked for an officer to accompany him to a rental property on East Lincoln Way at 7 p.m. Monday because the county mental health center was moving one of its clients from the apartment and there might be problems.

– Angel Fox reported her grandmother needed an ambulance at 10 a.m. Tuesday at her home on Maple Street. Her grandmother was found on the living room floor by Fox after having fallen the night before.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– A vehicle was reported stuck in the 800 block of Morris Avenue at 6:19 a.m. Tuesday. A man said he was attempting to back out of his driveway and got stuck in the road. After several attempts to move the vehicle, he called for a tow truck.

– A woman in the 500 block of Continental Drive reported at 5:05 a.m. Tuesday that she was partially blocked by a vehicle due to the parking situation. She was told to contact her landlord for better parking arrangements. Contact was made with the other vehicle owner to move the car. The woman then bumped another vehicle while attempting to back out and caused minor damage. She was contacting the owner.

– Reginald Odd, 42, of 535 Fairview Place, Alliance, was charged with two counts of theft early Tuesday after police were initially called to Circle K West on West State Street at 1:34 a.m. when someone removed a display of Bic lighters. A man, later alleged to be Odd, left the store without paying for the items and left with another male in a white four-door Toyota. A vehicle matching the description was located on East Pershing Street/Park Avenue and stopped after a check of the registration revealed the driver was under suspension. The two men in the car matched the description of the ones from the store. The driver, Greg Gatrell, of 13334 Cindy St., Alliance, was charged with driving under suspension while Odd was charged with one count of theft and taken to the Columbiana County jail. During an inventory of the vehicle while awaiting a tow truck, an officer located numerous items that appeared to be stolen from Walmart on East State Street. The store’s security video was reviewed and the vehicle passenger was identified as committing a theft of a computer. The second theft charge was filed against Odd and served to him at the jail. Further review may lead to additional charges for another person believed to be involved in the theft.

– A woman in the 2200 block of Southeast Boulevard reported at 7:46 p.m. Monday that her boyfriend was evicted from her residence on Saturday and came by to retrieve some of his belongings. While there, she alleged he took an iPad from the kitchen. She was talking to him on the phone while an officer was there and told him if he didn’t return it, she would pursue the matter. She told officers she’ll call if he doesn’t bring it back.

– A resident in the 1200 block of Hollyhock Way reported harassing phone calls at 7:27 p.m. Monday, with no threats or violence occurring. Both parties were told to stay away from each other if they can’t get along.

– Joshua Butler, 30, of 13161 W. Pine Lake Road, was charged with fictional plates and possession of marjijuana, a minor misdemeanor, after a traffic stop at 6:41 p.m. Monday in the 1100 block of East State Street.

– Police were called at 6:17 p.m. Monday to the 300 block of East Fifth Street for a report of two occupied suspicious vehicles in the rear parking lot of the apartment building. Both left before police arrived, but one vehicle matching the description was found near North Ellsworth Avenue. No illegal activity was found.

– Police were dispatched at 5:38 p.m. Monday to the 400 block of East Pershing Streeet for a recovered purse. No identifying contents was recovered.

– Several loud bangs that resembled gun shots were reported at 5:33 p.m. Monday in the area of Ohio Avenue and Woodland Avenue near East Pershing Street. Officers checked those streets and surrounding streets but did not locate a possible source. No further disturbance was noted.

– At 5:09 p.m. Monday, a woman in the 400 block of Franklin Avenue gave an officer a bullet that she found on the sidewalk.

– Police were called for a dispute in the 300 block of West Second Street at 4:59 p.m. Monday. No physical violence occurred and no threats were made. The caller, whose address was listed as Sharp Avenue, was told the manager did not want him or his property on the business lot ever again.

– Police at 4:48 p.m. Monday provided assistance to a Perry Township Police officer at a call in the 1200 block of East 12th Street for a couple getting a divorce who had an argument over personal property.

– Police were called to Salem Regional Medical Center at 12:52 p.m. Monday for someone requesting to speak with an officer. It was found to be a custody issue and all parties were told their options.

– Police were called for illegal dumping at 9:52 a.m. Monday in the 400 block of East Second Street where someone dumped a large rug at the back of a business. A brief investigation revealed the owner of the building dumped the rug there.

COLUMBIANA

– Someone reported at 4:25 a.m. Monday smoke was coming from their neighbor’s home on East Woodland Avenue. Police checked but found nothing out of the ordinary.

– A South Elm Street woman reported at 3:22 p.m. Monday a man was soliciting for Kirby sweepers without a permit. Police found the man and verified he did not have a permit and when running a background check determined the man, identified as Joseph W. Jenkins Jr., of Lisbon, had two warrants for his arrest through Pennsylvania. Police contacted an officer with the Uwchlan Township department in Pennsylvania and he advised they do not travel that far for a minor offense and he would try to have the extradition changed in the system. Jenkins was then released upon the officer’s authority.

Greg Sponseller, Brenda Lane, reported at 3:36 p.m. Monday someone struck his vehicle on Saturday afternoon while it was parked in front of his home.

– Shawn Ferrall, Union Street, reported at 4:15 p.m. Monday his son’s mother failed to appear for his scheduled visitation and when he contacted her she refused to make other arrangements.

– New Waterford police reported at 4:46 p.m. Monday a vehicle on state Route 14 had expired plates and no tail lights.

– Jamie Bertolette, Fairfield School Road, reported harassment at 7:37 p.m. Sunday.

LISBON

– Bruce Wiley, East Lincoln Way, reported at 2:26 a.m. Monday his landlord and the landlord’s mother, Donald and Lillian Locher, were outside his apartment yelling for him to pay his rent. Wiley told police his apartment has no heat or hot water. Police tried to discuss the situation with Mr. Locher, who appeared drunk and was having difficulty walking and following the conversation, with the officer having to explain eight times why he had been called to the apartment. Mr. Locher also became argumentative and told the officer to “get the (expletive) out of his home.” The Lochers were told 2:30 a.m. was not a good time to collect rent and they should come back in the morning. The officer also told Ms. Locher her son was drunk and to keep him in the house for the rest of the night or he would be arrested.

– A person by the name of Denise reported at 10:25 p.m. Saturday there was a white Cobalt parked in her driveway on West Washington Street. The license plate came back to a person who lives on North Beaver Street, and police went to the home, where arrangements were made to move the car.

– Stephen Ley reported backing his vehicle into a dumpster in the Trinity Playhouse parking lot at 6:55 p.m. Friday.

– A resident of North Beaver Street reported Feb. 12 her neighbor gets drunk and starts arguing with the neighbor’s boyfriend about 3 a.m. just about every morning before she goes to work. The caller was told to call back when the arguing is occurring.

– Dawn Threet, a supervisor at a village housing complex, brought Jay Farrow to the police department on Monday because he wanted to report being threatened by Bobby Davis, who told Farrow he was going to call the police on him. The officer told Farrow that did not rise to the level of a threat. Farrow said Davis is always harassing him when he walks by his apartment, and the officer told Farrow to not walk past his apartment.

– A truck reportedly broke off a fire hydrant outside Pilmer’s automotive parts store on West Lincoln Way at 8:53 a.m. Feb. 12. Dave Ingram reported it was a flat-bed truck but was unable to provide any more details.

POLICE REPORTS

PERRY TWP.

– Police responded to a residence in the 600 block of Michigan Boulevard at 11:58 p.m. Sunday to speak with a female resident who asked police to get there immediately. An officer arrived and found no emergency. The caller just could not get her phone to work. Police had been called to the same residence at 8:41 p.m. Friday for a request to speak with an officer. The caller said she was scared and wanted an officer to check a room inside the residence. Nothing was found out of place. The caller wanted someone to stay with her for the night, so a family member came and stayed for the evening.

– A man in the 1500 block of North Lincoln Avenue reported at 8:39 p.m. Saturday that two of his children are on house arrest and not permitted to have any visitors. He wanted two juveniles removed from the residence. They left before police arrived.

– An officer was flagged down at 6:04 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of North Ellsworth Avenue and the U.S. Route 62 bypass by someone reporting a suspicious person standing on North Lincoln Avenue at U.S. Route 62. The officer made contact with the person and learned he was involved in a domestic in the city of Salem and decided to leave and walk to Warren. He decided he did not want to walk to Warren and asked the officer to return him to the residence in the city.

– A vehicle driven by Kenneth Sevacko, 65, of Columbiana, was traveling west on Chestnut Grove Road and as the vehicle rounded a curve, it slid due to icy conditions and the trailer being pulled traveled off of the road and got stuck. No injuries or damage occurred and no citation was issued. Sinsley Towing was called to the scene. Police had been flagged down and told about the vehicle at 3:39 a.m. Saturday.

– Karen Reed, 69, of Charlton Road, Lisbon, was cited for failure to yield at 8:15 p.m. Friday after her southbound vehicle stopped for a red light on South Lincoln Avenue and turned right to head west on Pidgeon Road/state Route 45, striking a vehicle driven by Marcie Herbert, 32, of East Michigan Avenue, Sebring, who had been northbound and had the green turn indicator light to turn left onto Pidgeon Road/state Route 45.

SALEM

– A woman called at 6:30 a.m. Monday for officers to check the well-being of a person in the 200 block of Vine Street. The person was fine and was leaving.

– Police responded at 11:31 p.m. Sunday to the area of Newgarden Avenue near the railroad tracks for a report of debris in the road and found the crossing gate. It appeared the gate was struck by an unknown vehicle which left the scene. The gate was placed on the sidewalk and Norfolk Southern was contacted.

– Police were dispatched at 11:19 p.m. Sunday to the 600 block of East Third Street for a parking complaint regarding a vehicle parked in front of a trash can. The vehicle was found legally parked.

– An officer responded at 10:31 p.m. Sunday to the 100 block of West Pershing Street at the request of an emergency room physician to check the well-being of a person who had been at Salem Regional Medical Center earlier in the evening. The person said he was fine and would follow up with his physician Monday.

– A Boardman woman called at 9:53 p.m. Sunday wanting to speak with an officer at Salem Regional Medical Center on East State Street. She had some concerns about a family member being treated and was told her options.

– Police responded to several calls from Smith Oil, 968 E. State St., throughout the day Sunday regarding people leaving without paying for gasoline they pumped. The amounts and times included $40 at 8:54 p.m. in a blue vehicle, $36.71 in a silver car at 7:51 p.m., and $25 in a white Volkswagon at 3:12 p.m. Another call came at 6:52 p.m., but the motorist had already returned and paid.

– Police responded at 8:21 p.m. Sunday to the 1000 block of West Perry Street to assist an elderly woman with a door problem in her apartment. She was having a problem with the lock on the front door and could not get in. An officer was able to make entry.

– Joseph Tray, of the 400 block of South Lincoln Avenue, reported at 7:02 p.m. Sunday that an unknown male entered his vehicle parked in the drive and stole a GPS unit.

– Officers responded with the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office to several locations in the city Sunday evening to check for persons with warrants.

– A resident in the 500 block of Woodland Avenue called at 5:14 p.m. Sunday to report finding several items in the driveway that appeared to have been dropped from a wallet. Contact was made with the owner, who had reported her purse stolen earlier in the day from her vehicle on Franklin Avenue. The purse had been found on Ohio Avenue and turned over to police.

– An alarm was reported at 4:29 p.m. Sunday at a business in the 200 block of East Second Street. The building was found secure.

-Hannah Louk, of 436 Chestnut St., Leetonia, was charged with theft after police were called at 3:31 p.m. Sunday to Walmart on East State Street for a female detained for alleged shoplifting. She was released on her own recognizance.

– A man wearing a Carhartt jacket was reported looking into the window of parked vehicles in the Sparkle Market parking lot on Lundy Avenue at 2:13 p.m. Sunday.

– Police were called to Dunkin’ Donuts, 2823 E. State St., at 11:15 a.m. Sunday by employees who said an irate customer said he was going to police after he was given the wrong item in the drive-thru and claimed he gave the clerk a $10 and only got change for a $5. The report said he became irate while they were in the process of fixing the situation when he was given a coffee instead of a Coolatta. He said he gave a $10 but the clerk thought it was a $5. He was asked to come inside while they recounted the drawer, but the manager and clerk did not find an amount that would prove he gave a $10, but more likely a $5. He refused to give his name and number so they could call him with the results once it’s double-checked. He was described in his 30s with a slight beard and dark hair, average height and weight, driving a dark blue minivan or SUV. He never called police.

– A suspicious vehicle with four people inside was reported at 10:31 a.m. Sunday in the 600 block of Fair Avenue. A traffic stop was conducted on South Union Avenue and they said they were lost and only stopped to figure out where they were. They were given directions to their destination.

GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT

– Robert W. Hall, 57, 822 Homeworth Road, Alliance, was cited for right of way at stop signs following a two-vehicle crash in Goshen Township at 3:50 p.m. Feb. 11 in which he was westbound on state Route 165 and allegedly pulled from the stop sign at state Route 45, striking a southbound vehicle driven by Tamara L. Egolf, 39, Salem. No injuries were reported.

– Shanine N. Slater, 23, Alliance, was cited for right of way at stop signs following a two-vehicle crash in Goshen Township at 9:01 p.m. Friday in which she was northbound on state Route 534 and allegedly pulled from the stop sign at state Route 14 into the path of an eastbound vehicle driven by Rhonda L. Grahma, 72, Stow. No injuries were reported.

– Jason G. Ward, 36, 47 Cedarwood St., Beloit, was charged with domestic violence after allegedly striking a 16-year-old female at the home at 9 p.m. Saturday.

-Beverly J. Flickinger, 70, 19168 Middletown Road, Beloit, was cited for right of way at stop signs following a two-vehicle crash in Goshen Township at 2:48 p.m. Sunday in which she was eastbound on Western Reserve Road and allegedly pulled from the stop sign at state Route 534 into the path of a northbound vehicle driven by Richard W. Dutson, 65, Alliance. No injuries were reported.

LEETONIA

– An officer responded to a juvenile complaint in the 300 block of Somer Street at 4:13 p.m. Feb. 7.

– An officer responded to the 400 block of Pearl Street at 5:07 p.m. Feb. 7 in reference to an unruly juvenile.

– Kaid Todd, 23, 146 Chestnut St., Leetonia, was arrested for domestic violence at 12:25 p.m. Feb. 12.

– An officer responded to an alarm drop at the K-12 campus at 12:21 a.m. Friday, finding everything secure.

– An officer assisted the Washingtonville Police Department in a civil matter at a Boston Street home at 1:35 p.m. Friday.

– An officer responded to an East High Street home at 10:37 p.m. Friday where a resident reported an unknown person tossing items into the yard.

– An officer responded to an alarm drop at the Leetonia library at 3:08 p.m. Sunday and found that someone had been locked inside the building after closing time.

LISBON

– Angie Fowler reported coming across a reckless driver in the area of West Lincoln Way and North Beaver Street at 6:10 p.m. Friday. Police searched for the motorist but did not come across the vehicle.

– An officer was called to the BP station in regard to a suspicious person in a vehicle at 7:06 p.m. Friday. The vehicle was gone by the time an officer arrived.

– Charley Rowel reported coming across a reckless driver in the area of state Route 154 and East Washington Street at 7:33 p.m. Friday. An officer pulled over the driver, who said he was driving from Pittsburgh and was tired. The driver showed no signs of being impaired, nor was any odor of alcohol detected.

– A 911 call was received at 4:33 a.m. Saturday from a girl, who said her mother and older adult sister had been drinking and her sister had ingested three bottles of pills. The girl left their house on West Lincoln Way because she was afraid her mother would be angry at her for calling police. Police spoke with the mother, who said she had been sleeping when awakened by the commotion and then learned her older daughter had taken prescription medication from her purse. The older daughter was transported by ambulance to a local hospital. Police were called back to the residence at 5:12 a.m. by the mother, who said the younger daughter had threatened her. The daughter told police when she returned home her mother became irate at her for calling police and began yelling at her and blaming her for her sister being taken away. The mother said while she was on the phone the younger daughter reportedly grabbed the phone, shoved her and threatened to kill her, which the daughter denied. The mother declined to press charges and only wanted her cell phone back. The mother, who was intoxicated and appeared confused about exactly what had transpired, agreed to let her younger daughter spend the rest of the night elsewhere, and she was taken there by the officer.

– The older daughter from the above report was the focus of a Sunday night phone call from her aunt, who feared for her niece’s well-being. The aunt had just brought her home from the hospital and her niece insisted on being dropped off in the Save-A-Lot parking lot. The niece intended to stay in an abandoned apartment until her mother left for work. Police spoke with the woman, who said she was fine and that someone was going to take her to Wooster.

– Police responded to a 911 hangup call on East Lincoln Way at 3:09 p.m. Saturday, which the resident said was made by child. There were no signs of any problems at the residence.

-Police received a call at 6:44 p.m. Saturday about a Lisbon girl contemplating harming herself, and police went to the family residence on West Chestnut Street, only to learn the girl was at a relative’s home in Columbiana. The officer then contacted the relatives to make them aware of what was going on.

– Police were asked by Kaylin Pitts to check on the well-being of Anastasia Blinn on West Lincoln Way at 3:25 p.m. Saturday because the caller had not heard from Blinn for three days and she had not been to work either. Blinn said her phone was out of service for a while and she no longer had a car, but she was otherwise fine.

– Sam French, state Route 172, Lisbon, reported leaving his home at 4 p.m. Sunday and being followed into Lisbon by an unknown person in a Jeep Commander. The officer remained on the line with French, and once in town the motorist following French began beeping the horn until French pulled over by Carter Lumber, as did the other motorist following him and the police officer. The female driver of the other vehicle was identified as Jeanette Goebeler, who told police the vehicle she was driving was in French’s name, which was confirmed by the police dispatcher. Meanwhile, French left while they were talking, and Goebeler told the officer she was following French because she wanted him to watch the baby while she went to visit a friend in the hospital. French was contacted by police and he told the officer he was on his way to get his son and would call him back.

– Tiffany Ketchum reported she and her friends were in the high school decorating at 6:55 p.m. Sunday when a male entered the building. As a precaution, Ketchum said they locked themselves in the locker room, but the person began knocking on the door. It turned out to be the jayvee coach checking on them.

COLUMBIANA

– A man reported at 2:58 a.m. Sunday three suspicious men were outside the Pizza Hut. Police checked the area but found no one.

– A man reported at 4 a.m. Sunday someone in a car on North Vine Street was blowing their horn for about 20 minutes.

– The highway patrol reported at 1:51 p.m. Sunday someone called and reported a red truck passed them on state Route 164 and a passenger held up a “Please Help Me” sign. The car was reportedly last seen headed south on North Main Street. The sheriff’s office was notified.

– Steve Koch reported at 1:42 p.m. Sunday the outside faucet on an East Friend Street home was on full blast. Police went to the home and knocked on the door but no one was home. Police turned off the faucet and checked the rest of the property for suspicious activity and found none.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM REPORTS

– Both the police and fire department responded at 2:18 p.m. Sunday to the 1200 block of South Lincoln Avenue for a water leak, with the water department contacted. The fire department placed a barricade near the spot where the water was coming out and buckling the road. The street department was also contacted to treat the area where the water was flowing down and across the street since it could ice up.

– A woman responded to the police station at 10:20 a.m. Sunday with a purse found in the area of Ohio Avenue. The purse was placed in lost and found until the owner can be contacted.

– Michael Hazen, 37, of 1622 Quaker Lane, was charged with tampering with evidence, a third-degree felony, and obstructing official business and having weapons while intoxicated, both misdemeanors, after an officer at 2:07 a.m. Sunday saw a person with a firearm in the 400 block of Franklin and made a traffic stop on the vehicle on South Broadway. The person with the firearm was found to be intoxicated. He told the officer there were no weapons in the vehicle, but other occupants said there was a pistol. The weapon was recovered and the person seen possessing the weapon was charged. Hazen was taken to the Columbiana County jail to be held until bond is set by a judge.

– An intoxicated person was reported at 12:04 a.m. Sunday in the 400 block of Franklin, possibly damaging property. The person was located and officers ensured he entered the residence where he was staying with a sober person.

– Police were called at 9:55 p.m. Saturday for a residential security alarm in the 1400 block of Cleveland Street, with the residence found secure. Police had been to the same residence for an alarm at 7:46 p.m.

– Police were called at 9:48 p.m. Saturday to the 400 block of Franklin Avenue to check the well-being of a resident. All was okay.

– A security alarm was reported at 9:24 p.m. Saturday at a business in the 400 block of South Lundy Avenue. The exterior was found secure. A key holder responded and the interior was checked and appeared in order. The alarm was reset.

– A woman in the 400 block of Franklin contacted police at 8:47 p.m. Saturday regarding a cell phone. It was determined to be a civil matter, not a theft.

– Police spoke at 8:14 p.m. Saturday with a manager at Walmart, 2875 E. State St., who said a man had been in the store and was unhappy with what he was told by employees. She was told her options for dealing with the situation.

– A man on South Union Avenue reported at 7:55 p.m. Saturday that a known person made a threatening statement toward him.

– An anonymous caller at 5:11 p.m. Saturday reported someone entered their residence in the 500 block of Continental Drive in recent days and removed items without permission. There was no sign of forced entry.

– A woman reported harassment at 3:55 p.m. Saturday in the 300 block of West Fourth Street, saying she was having problems with her ex-boyfriend. She was told her options.

– A suspicious person was reported at 3:29 p.m. Saturday in the 1100 block of South Lincoln Avenue. Nobody was found.

– A reckless vehicle was reported at 3:19 p.m. Saturday on East Pershing Street near South Lincoln Avenue, but was not found.

– Mason Dow, of Southeast Boulevard, reported at 2:39 p.m. Saturday that he lost his rear license plate off of his vehicle.

– Solicitors were reported at 12:33 p.m. Saturday in the 100 block of North Union Avenue. The man was located and told about the complaint. He said he would stop until he had the proper paperwork.

– A clerk at Smith Oil, 968 E. State St., reported at 12:16 p.m. Saturday that someone in a red Chevy Blazer left without paying for $10 worth of gas.

– Illegal dumping was reported at 12:02 p.m. Saturday in the 600 block of East Ninth Street. A woman said someone she didn’t know was dumping trash into her dumpster. She was told her options.

– Police responded to the parking lot near the intersection of East Third Street and North Lincoln Avenue after a woman called at 11:13 a.m. Saturday requesting assistance after getting her vehicle stuck in some snow and not being able to back out onto the road. The vehicle was found partially in the road. Officers pushed the vehicle free.

– Police responded at 10:39 a.m. Saturday to the Smith Center, 500 E. Fourth St., after a man from New York called to request a welfare check on his elderly aunt. He had not been able to make contact the last few days. Officers made contact and learned she was having some phone problems. She was told to contact her nephew. An officer called him to say she was okay.

– A woman in the 100 block of West 10th Street reported at 10:15 a.m. Saturday that someone purchased something online on Feb. 12 for $22.49 on her bank card. She did not authorize the purchase.

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COLUMBIANA REPORTS

– Police called for the East Palestine department’s drug dog after a traffic stop was initiated at the corner of Fairfield School Road and Bittersweet Drive at 1 a.m. Saturday. The K-9 unit detected the presence of drugs but no drugs were found in the vehicle.

– Jawna Stokes, Union Street, reported Saturday her home was broken into and items were stolen.

– The sheriff’s office reported at 1:14 p.m. Saturday there was a runaway horse and buggy northbound on state Route 7 near Crestview Road. The buggy was driverless and its windshield was cracked. An officer checked state Route 14 to state Route 558 but did not locate the horse and buggy.

– An official at the Dollar General reported a theft at 6:04 p.m. Saturday. The matter remains under investigation.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM REPORTS

– Zachary Wright, 24, of 911 N. Ellsworth Ave., and Kyle Knauf, 25, of 1270 E. Ninth St., were each charged with open container in a motor vehicle, a minor misdemeanor, after officers on patrol in the 100 block of Railroad Street at 2:28 a.m. Saturday saw two males walking with open containers of alcoholic beverages entering a vehicle. Police stopped them as they attempted to discard the beer bottles under the vehicle. They were told officers witnessed the violation, they were cited and they refused to sign their copies of the citations.

– A motorist was warned for an equipment violation after a traffic stop at 1:48 a.m. Saturday on Ohio Avenue off of East State Street. Officers received a consent to search the vehicle, but found no contraband.

– No contraband was found in a vehicle stopped at 1:03 a.m. Saturday for a traffic offense in the 100 block of East Sixth Street after the driver gave officers consent to search.

– Police were dispatched to the 400 block of East Second Street at 10:09 p.m. Friday for a suspicious man in a red truck in the parking lot. The man could not be found. A person at the church was told the vehicle could be towed.

– A woman in the 900 block of Prospect Street reported at 8:25 p.m. Friday that her ex-boyfriend continually comes to her residence and sits in a vehicle down the street watching her house. She also reported receiving unwanted text messages from him. The ex-boyfriend came to the police station and was told to not go on her property or send any more messages. He was told if his actions continue, he’ll face charges.

– A man reported at 5:09 p.m. Friday that he found a letter belonging to a city resident while out walking in the area of East State Street and Washington Avenue. An officer will attempt to contact the owner.

– A suspicious vehicle was reported with the door open and nobody inside while parked behind a business in the 500 block of East State Street at 4:55 p.m. Friday. An officer checked the vehicle and found the door to be broken, but secured it as much as possible.

– Donna Dunn, 74, of Winona Road, Winona, was cited for failure to yield after her westbound vehicle on East Pershing Street struck a northbound vehicle on South Union Avenue at the intersection at 3:47 p.m. Friday. The driver of the northbound vehicle, Rachel Hall, 19, of Alliance, reported stopping for the stop sign and proceeding into the intersection. Dunn also reported stopping, then struck the Hall vehicle. No injuries were reported.

– An officer was dispatched at 3:21 p.m. Friday to Hawley Avenue near Cleveland Street for a parking complaint regarding three vehicles. The officer found all vehicles legally parked.

– Wires were reported down in the road in the 400 block of East Eighth Street at 2:46 p.m. Friday. The wires were still attached to a house but had broken and were laying in the street. An officer moved the wires from the street and the resident was told about the issue. No damage was observed at the residence.

– A woman in the 400 block of Washington Avenue reported at 2:16 p.m. Friday that the down spout of the neighboring apartment fell on her vehicle Thursday, causing damage to the driver side mirror and door.

– A man on Salem Grange Road reported at 1:35 p.m. Friday that threats were made on his life at a business in the 100 block of North Ellsworth Avenue on Thursday. A witness came with him to the police station and said a male threatened to physically harm the man. The man was not present when the threat was made, but said he had other witnesses responding to report the same male threatening him at other places in the city.

-A caller at 1:20 p.m. Friday in the 700 block of North Lincoln Avenue reported a neighbor had a car parked on the sidewalk. The car was gone when an officer arrived. The resident said his paper carrier drove off the driveway and got stuck and had to have a tow truck remove it.

– A reckless operator in a tan Chevy Cavalier was reported at 1:04 p.m. Friday in the 2900 block of East State Street. An officer responded but was unable to see the vehicle being driven recklessly.

– A woman reported at 1:10 p.m. Thursday that she believed her brother had stolen jewelry from her mother when he was at the residence on East Perry Street. She was checking to see what’s missing.

– A red Dodge Neon was reported traveling recklessly in the 2300 block of East State Street at 12:41 p.m. Thursday, but was not found.

COLUMBIANA REPORT

– A domestic verbal dispute was reported at a South Middle Street residence at 5:15 p.m. Friday.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– Police responded to an East State Street business at 1:25 p.m. Thursday where the owner reported someone parked on the sidewalk and another motorist attempting to do the same. The driver of the first vehicle said due to the snow she didn’t know she couldn’t park there, although the vehicle was clearly parked on the cement sidewalk apron.

– Police responded to a domestic dispute report in the 800 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 1:59 p.m. Thursday and found a young couple in a verbal dispute regarding personal matters. The woman said it was only verbal, but the man claimed she had struck him. No signs of violence were visible on either person. They were told to separate until calm.

– A Youngstown man reported at 3:05 p.m. Thursday that he had been assaulted by a man he knows while at a Dodge Drive location. Officers found no signs of injury, but advised the man how to proceed if he wished to press charges.

– Police responded to a report of road rage in the 1100 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 4:15 p.m. Thursday.

– Officers responded to the 100 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 4:21 p.m. Thursday where a walker had discovered a bag of syringes.

– Police responded to the 900 block of Fair Avenue at 4:55 p.m. Thursday where a woman reported someone had stolen her purse from her vehicle while it was parked at a family member’s home.

– An officer responded to an East Third Street home at 6:33 p.m. Thursday where a resident reported someone he knew had been attempting to gain entry into a neighbor’s garage and fled when yelled at. The officer was unable to find the person.

– Officers responded to a North Ellsworth Avenue bar at 7:15 p.m. Thursday where a man claimed to have been pushed by another man in the bar. Employees said he had not been pushed, but had been asked to leave and refused. He was told he was no longer welcome.

– An officer responded to a verbal dispute in the 1200 block of East State Street at 8:07 p.m. Thursday and found it to be a verbal dispute between a mother and daughter.

– Police responded to a domestic dispute report at a Hollyhock Way home at 8:16 p.m. Thursday and found a verbal dispute between two people. The intoxicated woman agreed to leave for the evening. Police returned at 9:30 p.m. for a domestic and the woman left in a cab.

– An East Fifth Street resident reported at midnight Friday that he had not seen nor heard from his wife since 2 to 3 p.m. that day. The wife was found and her whereabouts referred to the husband.

– Police responded to a report of a loud person at a Jennings Avenue apartment at 12:21 a.m. Friday and could hear a man yelling profanities. He was warned to keep his voice down.

– A patrolling officer at 4:31 a.m. Friday observed a vehicle in a driveway in the 900 block of West Pershing Street with the headlights on and engine running for an extended period of time. The officer found a woman slumped over in the driver’s seat. She was found to be okay and went inside the residence.

LISBON

– Police were called to the Pathways group home on Maple Street at 3 p.m. Feb. 6 in regard to a resident possibly using drugs. No one answered, so someone with a key was summoned. The keyholder arrived and police found a resident inside who was intoxicated.

– Chance A.M. Tullis, 17, state Route 45, Lisbon, was sitting at a stop sign on East Washington Street when his vehicle was struck from behind by another vehicle, which fled the scene. The accident occurred at 7:15 p.m. Thursday.

COLUMBIANA

– Ihla R. Vargo, Old North Street, reported her smoke detector was going off at 2 p.m. Thursday. The fire department was called to check the detector.

– A motorist in a blue pickup truck drove off from the Duke & Duchess without paying for $22 in gas at 3:04 p.m. Thursday.

– A resident reported her 15-year-old daughter just ran away from the Circle K at 4:53 p.m. Thursday.

-A caller reported someone was riding a motorized scooter on North Main Street without its lights on and accompanied by a golden retriever. This was at 6:20 p.m. Thursday, and police were unable to locate the scooter.

– A caller asked police at 10:28 p.m. Thursday to check on the welfare of a person who lives on Fairfield School Road because she was receiving “odd” text messages from the person. Police checked with the person, who said he was fine.

– John W. Bartholomew, 81, state Route 517, Lisbon was driving through the PNC Bank lot at 10 a.m. Thursday when he ran over the underlift of a tow truck belonging to Geary’s Towing and driven by Robert E. Biddle, 63. There was no observable damage to the underlift, while Bartholomew’s car sustained minor damage to the front bumper and under carriage.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– Police were called to a domestic dispute at 7:34 a.m. Thursday in the 400 block of Franklin, but found no conclusive evidence of domestic violence. The woman was told to respond to the police station to fill out a written statement for the prosecutor’s office to review the case. Both parties were told of the civil eviction process if they did not want to live together. Less than half an hour later, at 8:01 a.m., police returned to the same residence for another domestic, which was a verbal dispute over living arrangements. Both parties were told their options and the consequences if officers have to return a third time in less than an hour. The male half left.

– An audible alarm was reported at 4:39 a.m. Thursday in the 200 block of North Lincoln Avenue. The building was found secure.

– A suspicious vehicle was reported at 10:47 p.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of West Wilson Street. Police located the vehicle not in operation, removed an open container from the vehicle and the driver was checked for impairment. Carrie Malone, the driver, 31, of West Fifth Street, was cited for open container in a motor vehicle, with a cab called to give her a ride.

– Suspicious persons were reported at 9:03 p.m. Wednesday in the 2400 block of East State Street, with the caller reporting several people loitering outside a business. They left before officers arrived.

– A woman called at 7:10 p.m. Wednesday requesting the removal of a person from a residence in the 900 block of Franklin Avenue. She reported the person left after being told the police were called. Officers spoke to the man via phone and told him he wasn’t to return.

– Police were called to West State Street at 6:32 p.m. Wednesday for an unsecured load. Officers located the truck pulling into a gas station near Howard Avenue. The driver had already become aware that the load of insulating panels had shifted and stopped to correct the problem. Officers checked the route the truck had taken in the city and found no debris.

– A woman in the 1900 block of Maple Street called at 6:09 p.m. Wednesday about some missing belongings. She was told her options and another family member was contacted.

– An anonymous caller at 2:38 p.m. wednesday reported an elderly female traveling west on East State Street from Washingtonville traveling off of the road, causing concern for the caller. Officers did not find the vehicle.

– A man contacted police at 2:20 p.m. Wednesday to report he owns a home in the 400 block of Franklin and has agreed to let the city tear it down. He wants to clean some property out of it, but is concerned about the former tenants, his ex-wife and her boyfriend, because the boyfriend has a protection order against him. He was told since they vacated the premises, he has a right to remove his property. He was told to call police if there’s a breach of peace.

-Christopher Benson, 38, of Fair Avenue, was cited for assured clear distance after his eastbound vehicle on East Wilson Street failed to stop and struck the rear of an eastbound vehicle driven by Kirk Poffenberger, 51, of Cunningham Road, who had stopped for the stop sign at South Broadway Avenue at 12:58 p.m. Wednesday.

– Gerald DiPanfilo, of East Pershing Street, reported at 11:46 a.m. Wednesday that he parked his car outside his residence Tuesday night and on Wednesday noticed the left front fender was damaged. An officer told him the damage appeared to be from the vehicle hitting something or another vehicle hitting it. He was unsure if his roommate took the vehicle Tuesday night without his knowledge.

– A clerk at Smith Oil, East State Street, reported at 10:32 a.m. Wednesday that an elderly female in a red GMC Sierra left after pumping $32.89 worth of gas. The clerk wasn’t sure if she tried to use her credit/debit card at the pump and it didn’t activate correctly. The truck was not found.

– A woman on Southeast Boulevard reported at 8:55 a.m. Wednesday that her son was walking home from school Tuesday on Franklin Avenue when he was struck in the head by a piece of ice. He told her he believed the chunk of ice came from a passing vehicle. She wanted it documented and the juvenile will follow up with his doctor.

– William Dotson, 47, of Vine Avenue, was cited for assured clear distance after his northbound vehicle on South Lincoln Avenue collided with the rear of a northbound vehicle driven by Clifford Hutcheson, 51, of Grant Street, Lisbon, who was slowing for traffic to make a turn onto Columbia at 6:56 a.m. Wednesday.

PERRY TWP.

– An officer on patrol at 7:53 a.m. Thursday found several sheets of pink insulated foam laying on the road on Beechwood Avenue. The road department was called to remove the debris.

– A caller at 6:56 a.m. Thursday reported people walking around an empty residence on Andrew Avenue with flashlights. Police responded and spoke to a man who was cleaning the residence for a financial company which foreclosed on the property. Proper paperwork was shown.

– Charles Rishel, of the 300 block of Georgetown Road, reported a burglary at 9:17 p.m. Wednesday. A television, laptop and printer were gone from the residence.

– An open garage door was reported in the 400 block of Plymouth Place at 6:25 p.m. Wednesday. Police responded and noticed the garage door open, along with the man door to the residence. The residence was checked with no contact with anyone. Both doors were secured.

– An officer on patrol at 11:28 a.m. Tuesday on Egypt Road, north of Painter Road, found a bottle containing several rings along with a photo on the side of the road. The items were brought to the police station until an owner can be identified.

LISBON

– Kristy L. Walter, East Lincoln Way, reported being struck from behind by another vehicle while stopped in traffic because of a disabled semi-truck on North Market at 4:08 p.m. Wednesday. The other driver was Deanne L. Johnson of East Palestine.

– A caller reported there was a fight in the 300 section of North Beaver Street at 4 a.m. Wednesday. The responding officer could hear a couple speaking but it did not sound like fighting. The couple said everything was fine, and the officer did not see anything unusual.

– Police were asked by a sheriff’s deputy to look out for a male walking along state Route 45 near McDonald’s at 9:07 a.m. Sunday. The officer did not find any such person.

-Thomas Hawkins, who drives a CARTS vehicle, was getting gas at the Circle K at 5:25 p.m. Tuesday when another motorist, Bettina Leake, tried to squeeze past him, striking the bus. Leake claimed the CARTS bus drove too fast through the parking lot, nearly striking her vehicle head-on.

SALEM TWP.

– Macy Johnson, Salem Grange Road, reported Wednesday receiving harassing calls from her ex-boyfriend. Contact was made with a family member to tell the man to quit calling Johnson.

POLICE REPORTS

GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT

– Police responded to the Sharon Lynn Girls Home at 3:25 p.m. Jan. 26 where a resident reportedly made a hole in a wall with her head in an attempt to harm herself.

– Adam Joseph Bell, 25, 12198 Main St., Salem, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in Green Township at 3:48 p.m. Jan. 26 in which he was northbound on Main Street approaching Walnut Street and allegedly failed to control his vehicle, striking a guardrail. No injuries were reported.

– Administrators at the Sharon Lynn Girls Home reported at 4:06 p.m. Jan. 27 that a resident had left the residence without permission. The girl was found and returned to the home.

– Eric J. Jenkins, 24, 7295 Cool Road, Canfield, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in the 6000 block of West Calla Road at 4:50 a.m. Jan. 29 in which he was eastbound and allegedly hit a patch of snow in the roadway, losing control of the vehicle and striking a ditch on the north side. No injuries were reported.

– Residents at a 14000 block Main Street, Beloit, home reported thefts from vehicles at 8:42 p.m. Jan. 29.

– Robert W. Jones, 63, 14553 N. Egypt Road, Salem, was cited for right of way when turning left following a two-vehicle crash in front of his home at 8:20 a.m. Jan. 30 in which he was southbound and attempted to turn into his driveway, allegedly pulling into the path of a northbound vehicle driven by Hubert K. Keylor, 77, Columbiana. No injuries were reported.

– John D. Shellenberger, 24, 1301 Pembrooke Dr., Salem, was cited for failure to control and open container following a one-vehicle crash in the 15000 block of Garfield Road at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 30 in which he was eastbound and allegedly drove off the opposite side of the roadway into a field. He reportedly turned around and attempted to drive back onto the roadway, but struck a ditch. An officer found the vehicle unoccupied and an opened bottle of tequila under the driver’s seat. With the assistance of Perry Township police, Shellenberger was located at his home following a domestic dispute report.

– David R. Williams, 68, 18046 Second St., Beloit, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in Goshen Township at 10:52 p.m. Jan. 30 in which he was westbound on Garfield Road in the area of Seacrist Road and allegedly failed to maintain control, traveling left of center then back, striking a ditch on the north side of the roadway, spinning clockwise and coming to rest in the ditch, facing south. No injuries were reported.

– A Duck Creek Road resident reported at 2:05 p.m. Jan. 31 that a man had written her several checks from a closed account.

– Police responded to the Sharon Lynn Girls Home at 6:55 p.m. Feb. 1 where a resident had put holes in the wall using her head in an attempt to hurt herself and then became angry and struck another resident in the face.

– Seth M. Sharp, 29, 12995 Beloit-Snodes Road, Beloit, was arrested for resisting arrest during a traffic stop for speed on U.S. Route 62 in Damascus in which he was found to be driving under the influence of alcohol at 2:09 a.m. Feb. 7. When being placed in handcuffs, Sharp reportedly resisted and grabbed the officers arms to stop him. He also reportedly failed to complete a breathalyzer test repeatedly in an attempt to delay the results. He was charged with resisting arrest, operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol over the legal limit

– Samantha L. Gyles, 20, 838 Ohio Ave., Salem, was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia (marijuana) following a traffic stop on U.S. Route 62 near Middletown Road for left of center at 11:49 p.m. Feb. 7.

SALEM

– A woman in the 1000 block of East 10th St. called at 7:18 a.m. Wednesday to report receiving two hangup calls from a blocked number. She was told her options.

– Police responded at 6:09 a.m. Wednesday to the 700 block of East Third Street for an alarm activation. An officer stopped a vehicle leaving the parking lot, but the operator was delivering papers. The exterior of the business was checked and found secure.

– Police were called at 2:40 a.m. Wednesday to the 100 block of South Union Avenue to speak with a man who reported he came home from work and found that his girlfriend of eight months had moved out of their apartment and took both of his dogs, a pitbull and a springer. Also taken was the dog food, two dog bowls, and food and drink from his refrigerator. They both had resided in the apartment together since December. He was told it’s a civil issue and to contact an attorney.

– Police responded at 8:23 p.m. Tuesday to the 800 block of South Lincoln Avenue to check for a possible vehicle collision after a caller saw several persons standing outside their vehicles. An officer checked the length of the street and didn’t find any stopped vehicles. A vehicle may have been stuck at the end of a driveway earlier.

– A suspicious dark-colored SUV was reported at 6:54 p.m. Tuesday in the parking lot on Pershing Street between the old Timberlanes building and the Huntington Bank. No vehicle was found.

– A parking complaint was reported at 6:13 p.m. Tuesday in the 300 block of Vine Avenue. An officer responded and saw several vehicles legally parked on the road not impeding the flow of traffic.

– A security alarm sounded at 5:40 p.m. Tuesday in the 1900 block of Painter Road. A keyholder arrived and the interior was checked with everything appearing in order.

– An officer was dispatched at 4:38 p.m. Tuesday to the 100 block of Vine Avenue for a report of two males in dark clothing jumping in front of a Headstart bus, banging on the side of the bus and moving the mirror. They were not found.

– A clerk at Smith Oil on East State Street reported at 4:28 p.m. Tuesday that a woman in a small silver car pumped $10.05 worth of gasoline and left without paying. The vehicle was not found.

– An officer was dispatched at 4:16 p.m. Tuesday to a business in the 2800 block of East State Street to check the well-being of a female in dark clothing dropped off at the business. She was not found.

-Counterfeit money was reported at Walmartp at 10:22 a.m. Tuesday after a man came to the store and said he cashed a check there on Feb. 7 for $574.43, claiming he received a counterfeit bill when his check was cashed. The business exchanged the bill and turned it over to police.

– Lonnie Barnes, of the 1800 block of East Third Street, reported at 9:16 a.m. Tuesday that his adult son resides with him and his wife and they have not seen him or had any contact with him since Friday morning. He did take a couple of personal items before leaving. Officers said they would attempt to locate him.

-A parking complaint was reported at 8:09 a.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of North Lincoln Avenue. The caller was told the vehicle could be towed since its on private property.

– A tractor trailer traveling east on West State Street at 6:45 a.m. Tuesday attempted to turn south onto south Ellsworth Avenue and struck a fire hydrant. Robert Harmon, 58, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa was cited for marked lanes.

COLUMBIANA

– Jeff Landsberger reported at 4 p.m. Tuesday he gave a woman who was walking down the road a ride and she told him she had been held captive in a basement and needed to make a collect call to a specific person from Walmart. Landsberger said he gave the woman a ride to Dunkin Donuts at the Walmart in Salem and then decided to report the suspicious activity. Salem police also were notified.

– A man reported at 7:50 p.m. Tuesday he was following a reckless driver into town from Canfield. Police found the vehicle based on the license plate given and went to the North Vine home and spoke with the elderly driver.

– Ginger Mrofchak, Seventh Street, reported at 9:51 p.m. Tuesday there was a minor traffic crash in front of her home. Devin A. Warren, 19, North Main Street, was westbound on Seventh Street when he was struck by a vehicle backing out of Mrofchak’s private drive. No citations were issued.

Salem TWP.

– Constable Dan Valentine received a report from a resident in the 36000 block of Shining Tree Lane, Salem, at 11:35 a.m. Feb. 4, advising someone attempted to access online award points from their VISA Credit from a New York address that was used. The transaction was not processed.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– Police responded at 7:16 a.m. Tuesday to Oak Street for a line down, finding what appeared to be a cable line laying across a driveway. It appeared the homeowner was aware of it.

– Michael Vrabel, 50, whose last known address was West Wilson Street, was taken into custody at 8:08 p.m. Monday on a warrant from Alliance Police for deception to obtain dangerous drugs. Police had checked for him at his home, then learned he was working at a business on Pennsylvania Avenue and picked him up without incident. He was turned over to Alliance Police.

– Police responded at 7:53 p.m. Monday to the east end of the city on State Street for a report of a truck with no tail lights. An officer initiated a traffic stop and the driver was advised of the problem and immediately corrected the issue with a switch that was accidentally turned off.

– A woman at a residence in the 1000 block of Jennings Avenue asked to speak to an officer at 7:34 p.m. Monday. She was advised the offense in question occurred outside the city and was told to contact local police in the jurisdiction where it occurred.

– A white van was reported running off of the road several times prior to entering the east end of the city at 6:04 p.m. Monday. An officer located the van in the 1900 block of State Street and followed it to the downtown area, with no violations observed. The officer spoke to the driver and determined he was not impaired.

– Nickolas Nelson, of Leetonia, reported at 5:01 p.m. Monday that his vehicle was legally parked unoccupied in a parking lot in the 800 block of West Pershing Street when it was struck by a white vehicle which fled. Minor damage was reported to the left rear bumper area.

– A man called police at 4:50 p.m. Monday to report he saw a vehicle at 9:30 a.m. Sunday which matched the description of a vehicle in an amber alert broadcast on television shortly before he called. Officers gathered information, but learned the amber alert was cancelled 30 minutes after the complaint was filed.

– An officer was dispatched at 4:29 p.m. Monday to the 300 block of South Union Avenue for a man walking in the road who appeared intoxicated. The man said he was walking in the road due to snow-covered sidewalks. He was going to the residence in front of where he was standing.

– Police received a complaint at 2:38 p.m. Monday about a man shortcutting through a parking lot of medical offices in the 2300 block of Southeast Boulevard at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to avoid traffic lights. He was reportedly driving recklessly and on Friday, he passed another vehicle in the parking lot. Police located him at his place of business and he admitted to the complaint and was told not to use the lot anymore.

– A man on Franklin Street reported at 2:16 p.m. Monday that he found a fraudulent charge on his bank account for $25.69 in Freeport, N.Y. on Saturday at BJS Fuel.

– A parking complaint was reported at 2:02 p.m. Monday in the 200 block of Vine Avenue. A red warning tag was placed on the vehicle parked close to the alley to the KSU City Center.

– Police were called for two separate drive-offs Monday afternoon at Smith Oil, East State Street, at 12:20 p.m. for an older maroon sedan for $15.01 and at 12:50 p.m. for a teal Ford F-150 pickup for $22.95. The vehicles could not be located.

COLUMBIANA

– Fredda L. Hawkins, 50, Metz Road, reported at 2 p.m. Sunday her vehicle was damaged while parked at Sparkle Market.

– Teresa Piszczek reported at 6:25 p.m. Monday some property was stolen from her rental home owned by a family member.

– James Engel reported at 11:11 p.m. Monday ice on East Friend Street was making it dangerous to drive. A note was left with the street crew to check the area.

LISBON

– Police were called to an apartment house on West Washington Street at 7:44 p.m. Monday, where Corey Cope reported a woman armed with a rake charged him and his friend and accused them of parking in her spot. Cope said the woman shoved him, so he shoved her back and she fell into the snow. The woman, later identified as Lisa Odey, was intoxicated and very hard to follow and changed her story four times. Odey was advised to just go to bed. Odey called at 9:31 p.m. to say she was assaulted when pushed into the snow and began rambling. She was told to call back when she sobers up. Odey was also warned if she called back before then she would be charged.

– An elderly Lisbon woman reported Friday being the victim of a lottery scam after getting a call saying she had won $500,000 from an international sweepstakes out of Florida. The woman called the number provided and the people told her she needed to wire them money to cover the taxes and fees before her winnings could be released. She ended up sending a total of $12,500 via Western Union to three people in Manila, Philippines. The same people called back to say they needed more money for attorney fees and then a package would be sent to the Cleveland Airport, which she found out was untrue.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– An alarm was reported at 3:44 a.m. Monday in the 1900 block of East State Street. Officers stood by until a keyholder arrived and determined everything was fine.

– Police were called at 2:12 a.m. Monday to the area of Penn Avenue and Walnut Street for an alleged fight between two females, but nothing was found.

– A caller at midnight Sunday reported a noise complaint in the 1000 block of North Ellsworth Avenue. An officer determined the source was a snow plow.

– A woman on West 16th Street reported a suspicious vehicle at 11:58 p.m. Sunday, but no vehicle was found.

– A Trimble Street resident called police at 10:27 p.m. Sunday about a man going door-to-door. An officer had already talked to the same man 20 minutes earlier about going door-to-door asking to shovel walks and driveways so late at night. He had been told it was too late to be knocking on doors and to stop. The same officer contacted him again and told him police were receiving complaints and if he didn’t stop, he would be cited.

– A woman in the 300 block of West Pershing Street reported at 9:59 p.m. Sunday that her ex-boyfriend had been there and moved out and when she returned home, she alleged he had cut all the cords to all the electrical appliances in the residence and destroyed furniture. She then received text messages from him. The case will be referred to the prosecutor’s office.

– A man in the 1000 block of East Third Street reported at 8:08 p.m. Sunday that a male who shoveled his walk in the past keeps coming to his residence asking for money and shoveling the walk without asking. An officer located the person and told him to stay away from the property.

– Police were called at 6:43 p.m. Sunday to the First Friends Church on East Sixth Street for a vehicle being operated recklessly in the parking lot. An officer made contact with two males in a vehicle who admitted to “doing donuts” in the lot. They were told to leave.

– Police responded at 6:26 p.m. Sunday to an alarm for a business in the 100 block of South Ellsworth Avenue. The business was found secure. A keyholder responded and the inside of the building was also found secure.

– An officer on patrol saw a vehicle being operated recklessly in the 2300 block of East State Street at 4:40 p.m. Sunday and spoke with the driver.

– A prowler was reported in the 600 block of East Perry Street where a woman said she found footprints in the snow from the sidewalk to the bedroom window of the residence. She was told to call back if any more suspicious activity happens.

– An anonymous caller at 4:20 p.m. Sunday reported an illegally parked vehicle in the 400 block of Continental Drive. The vehicle was parked on private property, with the caller given options.

– An ATV was reported on the road at 3:40 p.m. Sunday in the 600 block of Cherry Street, but none was found.

– Police checked the 900 block of Barclay Avenue at 2:51 p.m. Sunday for a man soliciting money from residents asking to shovel the walks but did not have a shovel with him. He was found and told to stay away from the area and stop knocking on doors.

– A domestic dispute was reported at 2:44 p.m. Sunday in the 400 block of South Lincoln Avenue. The two involved had been arguing the majority of the day and things were thrown around inside the residence. Both gave conflicting stories on what happened and if anything physical occurred.

– A drive-off involving a blue 4×4 truck was reported at 12:46 p.m. Sunday at Smith Oil on East State Street.

– Lester Carlisle, of the 500 block of East Perry Street, reported at 11:39 a.m. Sunday that someone entered his vehicle overnight and removed loose change and a GPS mounting bracket.

– The traffic signal at East State Street at Eastgate Plaza was reported working improperly at 10:58 a.m. Sunday, but the light was checked and cycling properly.

– A Canfield woman called at 9:34 a.m. Sunday to report she wanted to pick up her daughter in Salem but was told from a family member that she would be denied if she came to pick her up. An officer spoke to both parties and told them their options.

-An officer on patrol at 9:09 a.m. Sunday on Homewood and Aetna saw Joseph Watson standing at his vehicle parked in the street on Homewood Avenue looking at an item discarded on the hood of his vehicle. He said the small satchel of medical items did not belong to him. He was asked to check his vehicle and found the glove box open and it appeared someone had gone through the interior. Nothing was found missing. The small bag was taken by the officer for safekeeping until the owner can be found.

– A caller at 8:28 a.m. Sunday reported a vehicle parked in the road in the 300 block of Stewart Avenue. Police found the vehicle blocking the road and found the registration expired. A parking ticket was issued and a tow truck was requested by the owner to remove the vehicle.

– Julia Murphy, of the 800 block of Home Circle, reported at 8:01 a.m. Sunday that someone overnight entered her vehicle parked in the driveway and removed some loose change, a pair of earrings and keys.

PERRY TWP.

– A resident on Allen Drive reported at 1:06 p.m. Sunday that he received a letter from Target informing him an attempt was made to apply for a credit card using his name and social security number. The company did not issue the card, but told him to make a police report. Information was also given to the credit bureaus, Ohio Attorney General identity theft website and the Federal Trade Commission.

– Ronald White, 69, of Somerset Drive, Salem, was cited for failure to yield after pulling from the ReStore parking lot onto Springdale Avenue into the path of an eastbound vehicle driven by Lance Leininger, 20, of Springdale Avenue at 11:01 a.m. Saturday. No injuries were reported.

– Police checked the 1800 block of state Route 9 for a water main break at 7:27 a.m. Saturday, finding the break near a fire hydrant. The Salem Police dispatcher was notified to contact the water department to respond for repairs.

– Adele Lake of Adele’s Place on Snyder Road reported at 6:19 a.m. Saturday that a semi trailer with a Wisconsin registration was dropped in the parking lot and in the way. An attempt was made to contact the trucking company to no avail. She was told she could have the trailer towed if she wished.

COLUMBIANA

– Barbara Swick, West Park Avenue, reported at 9:48 a.m. Sunday a window was broken out of a vehicle that was parked in her driveway.

– A man reported at 2:46 p.m. Sunday there were cars parked across form each other on East Friend Street by the cemetery creating a potential traffic risk. Police checked the area but found no vehicles parked in the road.

SALEM TWP.

– Constable Dan Valentine received a report from a resident in the 36000 block of old state Route 558, Salem, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday advising that someone was trespassing on the complainant property.

LISBON

– Jerry D. Faulk, 52, was plowing the Smith Oil lot at 3:16 a.m. Monday when he backed onto East Lincoln Way and struck a vehicle driven by Leonard N. Bloor, 62, of Salem. Faulk, of Elkton Road, Lisbon, was cited for improper backing.

– Police were called to an apartment house on East Lincoln Way at 2 a.m. Saturday, where they were met by Homer Carnes and Ashley Barron. Carnes said they were awakened by David L. Todd pounding on the door and yelling he wanted to fight him. Todd then tried to get at Carnes by putting his arm through a window, with the shards cutting Carnes on the arm and face. Police then went to Todd’s upstairs apartment but he refused to let them in, so the officers broke in. At this point, Todd, who was quite drunk, went with the officers, who charged him with assault and criminal damaging. While being transported to the county jail, the 42-year-old Todd became argumentative and accused the officers of touching him inappropriately and threatening to assault the one officer if he ever touched him again like that. While in the cruiser, Todd managed to get his handcuffed hands in front of him and then reached into the front seat to get his coat because he was cold.

– Joann Clarkson’s vehicle reportedly clipped a side mirror on a vehicle driven by Jeremy Howe when she pulled around Howe at the intersection of Saltwell Road and state Route 45 at 5:33 p.m. Thursday.

– Elaine Sexton, manager of the BP station, reported Jan. 18 she believes a newer clerk was the victim of a short-change scam. She said the alleged crime was perpetrated by two black male customers, who came into the store and made several money exchanges. After they left, BP determined they were short $150.

– Police were called to Roseland Commons at 5:28 p.m. Jan. 27 in regard to a suicide attempt, and an ambulance arrived to transport the woman to a local hospital.

– Jessica Fitzpatrick, South Park Avenue, reported Feb. 4 that Amber Possage was calling and harassing her. An officer contacted Possage and told her to quit calling Fitzpatrick, which she agreed to do.

– Cora Lewis from Cherished Children’s day care center called at 10:54 p.m. Feb. 4 there was a white man in a dark coat and hood pulled over his head who approached one of the parents who was picking up their child. The man said he was bleeding and needed a band-aid. Police checked the area but were unable to locate the person.

– Jeanne Wilson, East Chestnut Street, reported Feb. 5 snow from the Save-A-Lot supermarket was plowed in such a way that it was blocking the rear portion of her driveway. Police determined the snow was piled on Save-A-Lot’s property, not Wilson’s, and that this was a civil dispute, and she was not allowed to cross private property to exit the rear of her property.

– Aryn Glenn reported Friday she and her husband were moving from a home on North Market Street, and they found the locks had been changed when they returned to gather some items. They were later let in the house, only to discover boxes had been ransacked and that 25 porcelain dolls in their original boxes were missing.

POLICE REPORTS

Salem

– Police responded to the 2500 block of Lexington Drive at 4:38 a.m. Sunday where a vehicle went off the road with no injuries or damage. A tow truck assisted the motorist in getting it back on the road.

– At 10:45 p.m. Saturday police responded to the 500 block of E. 3rd Street in response to a juvenile problem and spoke to a juvenile complaint who stated her younger brother was unruly. Officers attempted to speak with him. He refused to listen and started screaming and kicking his feet and striking objects around him. He was warned to calm down and stop his behavior. Then he broke the railing on the steps in the house. He was placed into custody for delinquency, taken to the station for processing and released to his mother. The case will be turned over to the juvenile officer.

– Police responded to the 1200 block of Cedar Ridge at 5:21 p.m. Saturday where the complainant advised the right front bumper of her vehicle was damaged by another vehicle while parked in front of the apartment complex parking area. Photos were taken.

– Police responded to the 800 block of N. Lincoln Avenue at 6:48 p.m. Saturday for a domestic situation between a mother and son.?The son said it resulted in yelling and items being thrown around the house. Police advised both to go to separate areas of the residence for the evening.

– A complainant called at 8:44 p.m. Saturday from the 1600 block of E. State Street concerning a former roommate of his brothers and was advised of the options.

– Police responded to the 800 block of S.E. Boulevard at 8:55 p.m. Saturday about receiving unwanted calls from his ex-wife and was advised of the options. An officer contacted the ex-wife and advised her to have no further contact with the complainant.

– Police were unable to locate a vehicle that was the subject of a reckless operation complaint at N. Lincoln Avenue and E. 5th Street at 2:58 p.m. Saturday.

– At 2:45 p.m. Saturday a person dropped off a wallet that was found at the Super USA station. Police were able to contact the owner and return it.

– Police received calls from the 400 block of Fair Avenue at 2:14 p.m. and the 700 block of S. Lundy Avenue at 2:26 p.m. Saturday regarding unwanted solicitors. A silver van was reported on S. Lundy Avenue. Police were unable to located anything.

– Police responded to the 2800 block of E. State Street at 12:57 p.m. Saturday The complainant advised he was behind a person’s vehicle and may have been following a little closely while pulling into a parking space. A person ran from the vehicle and punched the left rear corner panel of his vehicle causing a dent and fled. The incident is under review.

– Police responded to the 300 block of E. 5th Street at 10:29 a.m. Saturday for a domestic situation where two people were arguing over their relationship. No physical injury was reported and the man agreed to leave for a while.

Columbiana

– Daniel W. Anderson, 31, Union Street, was stopped in traffic on state Route 164 at the state Route 14 intersection and Donald Davis Vandling Jr., 71, Wind Rose Court, attempted to maneuver around Anderson to the right and sideswiped the rear of his vehicle. Vandling was cited for failure to control.

– A man reported at 8:35 p.m. Saturday someone was driving a motorized wheelchair on North Main near Ace Hardware with no lights and it was very difficult to see it. Police found the woman on the sidewalk with the wheelchair stuck in the snow.

– At 3:45 a.m. Saturday police assisted St. Clair Township police with an assault investigation on state Route 46.

POLICE REPORTS

Salem reports

-Police made a traffic stop at the Franklin and S. Broadway Avenue intersection at 1:22 a.m. Saturday for an equipment violation and arrested James M. McVay, 11493 Trinity Church Road, Lisbon, a front-seat passenger on an outstanding warrant from the Canfield police for failure to appear on a drug abuse instrument charge. He was released to Canfield police at the U.S. 62/state Route 165 intersection. The driver was given a verbal warning for the violation.

-Police responded to the 1100 block of E. 3rd Street at 2:19 a.m. Friday for a personal property dispute. It was a civil matter and all involved said there would be no further problems.

-Police received a stolen vehicle report on station at 5:18 a.m. Friday for a vehicle stolen from the 500 block of S. Broadway Avenue. Police located the vehicle crashed into a snow bank at Penn Avenue and E. Pershing Street The incident is under investigation.

– Police charged Lillian Wilson, 1519 S.E. Blvd., at 1:46 p.m. Friday for failure to yield from an intersection. She was westbound in the 2300 block of E. State Street and turned into the path of the vehicle operated by Pamela Blevins, 12433 Salem-Warren Road, pushing her vehicle into the vehicle of Tina Walker, 29547 Campbell Road, Hanoverton, that was facing north, exiting the plaza. A passenger in Blevins’ vehicle was taken to the hospital.

-Police responded to the 1100 block of E. State Street at 4:06 p.m. Friday and attempted to contact juveniles in a residence who had thrown a piece of ice at the complainant’s vehicle. No one answered the door.

-Police received a complaint on station from an E. 5th Street resident at 4:35 p.m. Friday regarding an incident with school staff at Southeast Elementary School when she picked up her child. She was advised by staff that she was not allowed in the school and they had continued to bump into her going back toward the front of the school. The complainant advised she also had a verbal confrontation with a bus driver. The complainant wanted a report to document the incident and would follow up with school administrators. Police later received a call from the female teacher involved in the incident who stated the complainant was very aggressive towards them as they were following protocols. She advised that the parent had pushed into her and her assistant and was not listening when told she needed to wait in the front lobby. She was advised the incident would be documented and to speak with her administrator on the next school day.

-Police responded to the 800 block of E. 6th Street at 9:08 p.m. Friday for a report of a suspicious vehicle, a blue-colored Ford Crown Victoria, in the driveway. Police were unable to locate it.

-Michael K. Newell, 290 S. Union Avenue was arrested at 9:55 a.m. Friday on several outstanding warrants from Mahoning County and released to deputies.

-Police responded to the 200 block of S. Union Avenue at 9:32 a.m. Friday where the complainant advised that on Feb. 6 the residence was entered and property removed. The incident is under investigation.

-Police made a traffic stop at 11:49 a.m. Friday in the 200 block of W. State Street for a left of center violation. James M. Houshour, III, lka 989 E. 3rd Street, was taken into custody on a contempt of court warrant from Columbiana County and transported to the county jail. He was given a warning for the traffic violation.

-Police received a complaint from a lab supervisor at the hospital at 10:51 a.m. Friday regarding 20 harassing phone calls requesting a certain employee. The caller was rude and the employee did not know his name and he did not provide it. The complainant had a phone number the man was calling from and it appeared to be some sort of scam. An investigation is pending.

COLUMBIANA REPORTS

– Jessica Wells, Springfield Road, reported someone tapping on windows at 12:08 a.m. Friday. Police noted too many footprints and were unable to determine a suspect.

– A Duquesne Street woman report a domestic dispute with her boyfriend at 1:53 a.m. Friday. He reportedly refused to let her out of the driveway when she wanted to leave. She left upon an officer’s arrival.

– Don Tilton, Fairfield Avenue, reported at 7:39 a.m. Friday that a juvenile had been driving fast on the street and nearly wiped out in front of his driveway. Police spoke with the mother of the driver regarding the incident.

– Edwin Wilms was heading south on state Route 164 when he was rear-ended by Joseph Osborn, Salem, who was traveling in the same direction at 9:13 a.m. Friday. Osborn was cited for assured clear distance.

– The principal of Columbiana High School reported at 10:38 a.m. Friday that a teacher reported money missing from a desk.

– Fire personnel responded to a report of a teacher sick from carbon monoxide at Columbiana High School at 9:25 a.m. Friday.

– A Columbiana Middle School teacher reported an iPad stolen at 11:01 a.m. Friday. The iPad was later returned at the middle school.

– Christine Langas, Aliquippa, Pa., was driving west on state Route 14 and allowing a semi to pass her when she got stuck in the ice and drove off the road near the Dodge/Jeep dealership at 6:54 p.m. Friday. Langas was cited for no valid license.

– A Valero employee requested assistance after locking her keys in her car at 8:30 a.m. Saturday.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– Jerry Taylor, 56, of East Third Street, was cited for improper backing after attempting to back a vehicle from a private drive on Mullins Street and striking a vehicle driven by Brenda Blaine, 44, of Prospect Street, who was stopped behind a semi making a turn from Mullins onto Newgarden Avenue at 9:39 a.m. Friday.

– Jamie Gorby, of the 400 block of Aetna Street, reported at 9:56 p.m. Thursday that someone broke into the garage and took multiple tools. The garage door was also damaged. There were footprints in the snow, but a vehicle had driven over them.

– A clerk at Smith Oil, 968 E. State St., reported at 9:03 p.m. Thursday that a man in a red Jeep left without paying for $16.27 worth of gas.

– Officers on patrol at 7:11 p.m. Thursday saw a person riding an ATV on the road in the 1400 block of East State Street. He was told to put the vehicle away for the evening.

– Police responded to several accidents Thursday caused by the icy road conditions, with no citations issued or injuries reported for a two-vehicle accident on State Street near Lundy Avenue, one on North Ellsworth Avenue at Second Street and one on North Lincoln Avenue at Third Street. Another vehicle slid into a yard on Franklin Avenue and had to be towed out. Another vehicle was reported stuck in a snow bank on Franklin, but managed to get free and leave. A vehicle had to be pulled out on East Wilson after getting stuck in a snow bank while trying to avoid a school bus.

– Officers at 5:19 p.m. Thursday saw a man known to them attempting to solicit without a permit in the 1300 block of North Ellsworth Avenue and told him to stop.

– A woman in the 800 block of East Third Street reported at 3:48 p.m. Thursday that she let a friend use her bank card to borrow $20, but when she saw the transactions, more money had been taken out. The card was used for several hundred dollars from a gas station in the city.

– A resident on Quaker Lane called at 2:15 p.m. Thursday to report a possible scam. He said he belongs to a group on Facebook and alleged a person joined the site to scam people. The person was asking for money to be sent through Western Union to a place in Texas. The resident wanted to warn people about scams on the Internet and sending money. He did not send any money.

– Police responded at 12:59 p.m. Thursday to the American Standard lot off of Newgarden Avenue for an unresponsive man. Fire department first responders and an ambulance team were already on the scene. An officer was told the person appeared to be having difficulty and then collapsed. He was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center.

– A woman reported at 8:30 a.m. Thursday that her mother lives on Barclay Avenue and on Wednesday a man started to shovel her driveway without permission. He shoveled part of the drive, then demanded money which the homeowner paid. He was in a small white car with another man.

COLUMBIANA

– A Columbiana-Buick-Oldsmobile employee reported at 8 a.m. Thursday an employee came into the business and assaulted another employee and then left. No charges were filed.

– A man reported at 8:50 a.m. Thursday there was possibly a traffic crash in front of Heck’s Restaurant on East Avenue. Police checked the area but did not see a crash.

– Michelle Barnhart, North Main Street, reported at 9:25 a.m. Thursday her sister was at her father’s house and was not supposed to be there. Police told Barnhart her father needed to contact the department and be willing to file trespass charges if her sister is not to be on the property. Willis Barnhart reported at 9:50 p.m. his daughter was trespassing. Police went to the home and determined the woman was there as an invited guest by her son who also lives there.

– Police provided traffic control at the traffic circle at noon Thursday for a truck that had a locked steering wheel. A wrecker came and removed the truck.

– A man reported at 12:41 p.m. Thursday someone was driving erratically westbound on state Route 14 past the car dealership. The vehicle then reportedly turned northbound on state Route 164. Police advised the Beaver Township Police Department to be on the lookout.

– Melissa Wellington, Apache Lane, reported telephone harassment at 3 p.m. Thursday.

– Police assisted with removing a disabled vehicle from North Main Street in front of Circle K at 4:44 p.m. Thursday.

– The Highway Patrol reported at 5:17 p.m. Thursday there was possibly a crash in the area of state Route 14 at the entrance to the Links at Firestone involving a vehicle being driven by someone who had been arrested by Boardman police for OVI earlier. Police found a telephone pole had been struck and the matter remains under investigation pending further information from Boardman police.

– A man reported at 6 p.m. Thursday he saw a young boy on the ice on Mirror Lake and he was concerned for his safety. Police went to the lake but the boy was not there.

Police checked a North Main Street property at 7:33 p.m. Thursday for a vehicle that was possibly involved in a hit-skip in Beaver Township. It was determined the address given was old and the residence was now vacant.

LISBON

– Police were called to the Lisbon Laundromat on East Lincoln Way at 7:54 p.m. Thursday in regard to a purse found by a janitor. The purse’s contents identified the owner as an East Liverpool woman. The East Liverpool police department was contacted but could found no one living at the address. The purse will be kept by Lisbon police until the person steps forward.

– Summer Burkholder reported a suspicious person was hanging out at the Valley View convenience store at 8:51 p.m. Thursday. The person identified himself as Russ Felger, who said he waiting for a ride from a girl who works at the Dollar General. The manager said it OK for Felger to continue waiting there.

POLICE REPORTS

PERRY TWP.

– No citation was issued after a two-vehicle accident at 1:45 p.m. Wednesday at the corner of U.S. Route 62/state Route 45 bypass and state Route 14/Benton Road. Elaine Tubecki, 53, of Salem, was stopped for a red light traveling south on the bypass, started to go through the intersection when the light turned green and allegedly stopped abruptly and was struck from behind by another southbound vehicle driven by Michael Helmick, 37, who was unable to come to a stop. The report said there was very minor damage to both vehicles. Tubecki was taken by ambulance to Salem Regional Medical Center for a possible injury.

– A resident on Hunt Road reported at 11:17 a.m. Wednesday that a phone message was left on her phone by a person who claimed to be an employee of the Columbiana County courts who said she was to call them back immediately regarding a subpoena that was to be served that day. She became suspicious after checking the number left to call back because it had a New York area code. She called and spoke to the man who left the message and learned he was a bill collector looking for a family member over an old collection. She wanted a report since he lied about who he was.

– A Beechwood Road resident called at 12:55 a.m. Wednesday to report a male he didn’t know was laying on his front porch. Officers from both Perry Township and Salem responded and found a highly intoxicated man with no shoes or coat who did not know how he got there. He had facial injuries consistent with possibly being assaulted. He denied knowing what happened to him and declined medical treatment. He was taken to his brother’s residence.

SALEM

– Shane Koehler, 29, of Cuyahoga Falls, was cited for assured clear distance and driving under suspension after the northbound vehicle he was driving slid on the icy/snow-covered road on South Lincoln Avenue at 10:30 a.m. Thursday and struck the rear of a northbound vehicle driven by Mary Sinsley, 50, of McCracken Road, who also slid on the ice but was able to stop behind the car in front of her. She refused treatment for slight back discomfort, saying she would go to the doctor on her own.

– A dog was reported at large at 7:30 a.m. Thursday at Oak Street and Park Avenue, but was not found.

– Officers responded at 7:16 a.m. Thursday to the 700 block of East Fifth Street for a disturbance between neighbors. Two females said they were having problems with the neighbors, but it was a verbal confrontation only, with no violence. One of the male juveniles from the neighbor’s residence missed the school bus as an officer was speaking with him and was given a courtesy ride to school.

– A loud person was reported at 2:43 a.m. Thursday in the 500 block of East Fifth Street. Officers spoke with the person making the noise and resolved the situation.

– Excessive noise was reported at 12:40 a.m. Thursday in the 600 block of North Lincoln Avenue, but no vehicle or person was found making noise.

– A dispute was reported at 7:35 p.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of East Fifth Street in a downstairs apartment. Officers made contact with residents who affirmed they had a verbal argument, but there was no more problem.

– No citation was issued and no injury was reported after John Shellenberger, 24, of Broadway Avenue, reported at 6:16 p.m. Wednesday that his vehicle was southbound on North Ellsworth Avenue approaching Second Street when he attempted to stop for the red light, but the road surface was solid ice. He saw an eastbound vehicle on Second Street about to enter the intersection and swerved right to avoid a potential collision, striking a snow bank and metal light pole at Lease Drug which was sheered off at the base. His vehicle sustained damage to the front bumper.

– A woman on Ridgewood Drive reported at 2:01 p.m. Wednesday that she received unwanted text messages from a person. Police told the person to stop.

– A audible alarm was reported at 5:41 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of South Broadway Avenue. Officers checked the interior after the keyholder opened the door, with nothing appearing out of order. The building was secured.

– No injuries were reported and no citations issued after Ryan Smith, 36, of North Ellsworth Avenue was attempting to turn his vehicle northbound onto West School Street from Fourth Street at 5:26 p.m. Wednesday and slid into a utility pole due to poor road conditions. The left front of the vehicle was damaged.

– A clerk at Smith Oil, East State Street, reported a drive-off at 3:02 p.m. Wednesday, with police locating the vehicle and stopping the car. The driver said she used her bank card at the pump. She returned to Smith Oil and the problem was corrected.

– Officers spoke with tenants at a residence in the 600 block of East Fourth Street at 3:16 p.m. Wednesday regarding a neighbor dispute, but received conflicting stories regarding the use of a shared driveway.

– A man reported at 8:33 a.m. Wednesday that he was plowing the snow from a driveway on the west side of North Ellsworth Avenue and pushed snow over to the east side of the street. A resident in the 1300 block got upset that the snow was pushed over to his driveway and he would not be able to move it. Once the truck driver pushed the snow off to the side, the resident was satisfied.

GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT

– Laura Elizabeth Diamond, 29, Alliance, was arrested for theft after police responded to the Dollar General in Beloit at 9:20 p.m. Saturday where she allegedly attempted to steal several items, then fled the store without them when confronted by an employee. She was located at her home after she retrieved her wallet from an Alliance business where she told the complainant she had left it.

While en route to the police station, Diamond claimed she was having a panic attack and seizure. Damascus and Green Township EMTs responded but found no signs of a seizure. Diamond refused any further medical attention.

– Joseph William Jenkins Jr., 25, Canfield, was cited for possession of marijuana following a traffic stop for an equipment violation on U.S. Route 62 at Pine Lake Road at 11:50 p.m. Sunday in which he was a passenger. Jenkins also had a warrant for his arrest out of Tennessee, but was out of pick-up radius. A search of the vehicle uncovered a small bag of marijuana and rolling papers that Jenkins claimed as his own. The driver, Courtney Fry, 24, of the same address, was cited for a missing headlight.

– Michael Marx Coe, 23, 16281 Taggart Road, Wellsville, was cited for possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana paraphernalia, driving under suspension and speeding following a traffic stop on state Route 165 at Beaver Street at 11:06 a.m. Monday.

LEETONIA

– An officer assisted Washingtonville police at a fight in the 300 block of Union Street at 12:08 p.m. Jan. 25, then returned at 1:56 p.m. the same day to assist when the fight broke out again.

– An officer investigated a report of a man walking into a residence without permission at a Somer Street home at 12:23 a.m. Monday.

– The landlord of Cole Alley apartments reported at 4:44 p.m. Tuesday that a tenant had moved out a few days prior and apparently abandoned a kitten in the apartment without water access for several days. The landlord said she had secured the cat for the animal’s safety. The police department is evaluating the situation for possible charges against the tenant.

– Police responded to the area of Somer Street at 12:08 p.m. Wednesday where a resident reported juveniles were blocking vehicles and then throwing snow at them when they passed. The officer could not find any juveniles in the area.

COLUMBIANA

– Greg Plunkett was arrested on a county warrant at 12:21 a.m. Wednesday on North Main Street.

– Police were called to the Circle K parking lot for a report of a dispute between a snow plow driver and a woman who was claiming her car was plowed in. The woman left before police arrived.

– A Beechwood Drive couple reported at 1:14 p.m. Wednesday their juvenile granddaughter who lives with them was being unruly.

– A woman reported at 2:20 p.m. Wednesday the back window was broken out of a vehicle on South Main Street.

– The street department reported at 3:38 p.m. two vehicles parked in front of 222 Union St. the last few nights needed to be moved that evening because of snow and icy conditions and they were making it difficult for the snow plows to get through. Police found the vehicles belonged to a nearby resident who was told to move them.

POLICE REPORTS

LISBON

– Someone by the name of Nicole reported Jan. 15 receiving harassing and threatening messages on her answering machine from Christina Barz. The officer listened to the message and did not hear anything that could be perceived as threatening.

– A caller reported there was a dog running loose on Thomas Road on Jan. 14. An officer found the dog in a back yard but not tied up. No one was home, so the officer left her business card.

– Police were called to an apartment house on North Market Street at 1:34 p.m. Jan. 29, where a maintenance man dealing with some frozen pipes needed to get into the basement apartment but the tenant, Dan Hipple, refused to let him in. Hipple relented, and the maintenance man found that Hipple keeps a heater going to keep the pipes from freezing and that the problem was on the outside.

– A caller reported suspicious activity at the Episcopal Church at 6:25 p.m. Jan. 29, and police arrived to find a man there who said he had been there for a “couple of days” but was leaving the next day for Salem. There was no signs of criminal activity.

– Nicole Hilton, West Chestnut Street, reported Jan. 29 that some items were missing from her home and she had no idea who would have taken them.

– Casey Carman reportedly backed into a van driven by Nancy Bassham at the intersection of West Lincoln Way and Thomas Road at 6:12 a.m. Monday.

– Police responded to a report of an unruly juvenile at the alternate school, operated by county juvenile court, at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. Arianne West said that during gym class a 14-year-old boy threatened another youth after trying to hit him with a ball. The boy took off but was restrained before he could assault the other boy, but then he broke free and ran outside before he was caught. He refused to calm down and continued to yell and scream, so he was taken to the county juvenile detention center.

– Police responded to a call for medical assistance on North Jefferson Street at 12:42 p.m. Monday. Robert White was in the process of being placed inside an ambulance when an officer arrived.

SALEM

– A woman in the 900 block of East Third Street reported at 11:29 a.m. Wednesday that there were two unauthorized transactions on her bank account, with one from Jan. 23 for $100 at the Salem Walmart and one on Jan. 24 for $187 at Circle K.

– John Burkey of Quaker Corner Flower & Gifts, 890 E. State St., reported at 10:47 a.m. Wednesday that two heart-shaped wreaths made of red roses were stolen from the front doors of the business. They were valued at $100 each.

– Police assisted the Salem Street Department several times Wednesday morning and Tuesday night in the removal of vehicles illegally parked on the streets in violation of the snow emergency parking ban throughout the city. Several vehicles were towed Wednesday morning and at least 17 vehicles were towed Tuesday night. The parking ban was in effect from 9 p.m. Tuesday to 9 p.m. Wednesday. In some cases, owners were found and moved the vehicles before they had to be towed. Some parking tickets were issued. The cost of towing falls to the owners of the vehicles.

– Police responded at 5:57 a.m. Wednesday to Mac Trailer, 1453 Allen Road, for a medical emergency/overdose and when they arrived, EMS personnel gave them an item of drug paraphernalia. Officers spoke with the man in question about the paraphernalia and an additional item of paraphernalia was retrieved from him. He was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center by Summit-Stark Ambulance. Charges are pending.

– A woman in the 900 block of East Third Street reported at 10:02 p.m. Tuesday that she discovered one of her credit cards missing and learned it had been used at a business in the 2800 block of East State Street on Tuesday for an unauthorized charge of $100.

-An anonymous caller at 8:11 p.m. Tuesday asked police to respond to Walmart, 2875 E. State St., to check the well-being of a juvenile whose mother was reportedly seen handling the child in a rough manner. The mother and daughter were located and were both fine. The mother said the child has behavioral issues and had a tantrum in the store. She understood why someone called the police. A man approached who said he witnessed what happened and told police the child was out of control and the mother did all she could to control her. He said the mother did not harm the child and just tried to get her under control after the child got upset because she couldn’t have something she wanted. A witness had also responded to the police department with concerns and was told the findings.

– Police were called at 6:57 p.m. Tuesday to the 900 block of North Ellsworth Avenue for an unruly juvenile. A woman said her daughter was being unruly and not listening. Some money was missing and her daughter was suspected of taking it. When she confronted her, an argument started. An officer spoke to the daughter who denied taking the money but said she had taken things in the past from various places. She was told the possible consequences and the mother was told of her options in juvenile court.

– A woman in the 700 block of East Fifth Street reported at 5:35 p.m. Tuesday that a person in the apartment beside hers was banging on the walls. Officers attempted, but no contact could be made. They didn’t hear any noises.

– A man contacted police at 5:24 p.m. Tuesday to report possible drug activity, reporting a text message from a male who apparently had a wrong phone number.

– A cover was reported missing from a storm drain at 5:23 p.m. Tuesday in the 600 block of South Ellsworth Avenue. The street department was contacted.

– An officer on patrol at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday saw a moderate amount of water flowing into the street near the northwest corner of Sharp Avenue and Prospect Street. The problem was found to be a broken water hose spigot at a residence on Sharp Avenue. The resident was notified about the leak.

– Police were called at 4:26 p.m. Tuesday to the 1200 block of South Lincoln Avenue for an unruly juvenile report. A grandmother reported her grandson had been in trouble at school, wouldn’t listen and would not come inside the residence. The child was located at Mullins Park and told to listen to his grandmother.

– Police responded at 4:14 p.m. Tuesday to the 600 block of Prospect Street for a report of a child that had not arrived home from school. Upon arrival, police learned the child was found and everything was fine.

– A man from Benton Road reported at 3:06 p.m. Tuesday that a former friend who resides in Salem would not return his property when he went to retrieve it. Contact was made with the person who said they were in the process of moving and everything was packed in a U-haul truck. He said they would return the items after the truck is unpacked.

– A woman at 2:36 p.m. Tuesday reported having a problem with a female motorist in the Giant Eagle parking lot. She said the female would not let her move her vehicle so she asked her if she could get out to leave and the female began swearing and took photos of her with a cell phone. The woman was able to leave and traveled east on State Street with the female following right on her bumper to the Dunkin’ Donuts near Walmart. The female sat in her Nissan in the upper parking area watching her before leaving and driving east towards Washingtonville. The woman said the female was acting crazy and she did not know her or why she acted the way she did. She was concerned about the female taking pictures of her and her license plate.

COLUMBIANA

– A woman reported at 8:40 a.m. Tuesday there was someone in a vehicle by the railroad tracks on South Elm Street blowing an air horn as she crossed the tracks and it scared her. Police checked the area but did not see the driver.

– Virgil Felger, Pueblo Lane, reported at 3:49 p.m. Tuesday his ex-girlfriend Deirdre Steiginga continues to call, rummages through cars in the driveway and refuses to leave the property until he starts to record on video. Police called Steiginga and warned her that a report had been filed and she wasn’t to call, text, e-mail, Facebook, come around or contact Felger in any way.

– A Southern Terrace man reported at 7:37 p.m. Tuesday a very large dog was loose in his yard.

– The sheriff’s office requested at 10:38 p.m. Tuesday police go to 44915 state Route 14 to tell a man there to quit calling 911, as he had called several times throughout the evening, even after dispatchers told him to stop. The man’s cell phone reportedly did not have an active account and would only call 911. Police told the man to stop calling 911 or he would be charged.

SALEM TWP.

– Roy Szanny, Shining Tree Lane, reported Tuesday someone tried to access his on-line award points from Visa. A New York address was used and the transaction was not processed.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– Leon Johnson, 67, of North Benton, was cited for failure to yield after the semi truck he was driving at 12:47 p.m. Tuesday turned right from Mullins Street onto Newgarden and collided with a northbound pickup on Newgarden driven by Daniel J. Hovorka, 31, of Andrew Avenue. Johnson had been westbound on Mullins, stopped for the stop sign and turned to go northbound on Newgarden. No injuries were reported.

– A resident in the 100 block of Ohio Avenue reported at 1:05 p.m. Tuesday that a man came to his door on Friday asking for money and when he told him he had no spare money, the man lowered the amount of money he wanted. On Tuesday, the man came back with another male and said he needed money. When he denied the request, the man again tried to negotiate the amount needed. He was described in his late 20’s, 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall, in need of a shave.

– A spokesman at 2350 E. State St. reported at 11:17 a.m. Tuesday that a suspicious woman may have concealed items inside her bag. She bought one ice tea and left.

– A man in the 500 block of East Perry Street reported at 11:01 a.m. Tuesday that a nearby business was in the process of putting up a fence across the alley beside his residence. He wanted to know if they had the right to block the alley off. The information will be forwarded to the zoning department.

– A loose dog was reported at 10:51 a.m. Tuesday in the 900 block of North Ellsworth Avenue, but was taken inside by the owner as police arrived.

– An open door was reported at a vacant residence on Columbia Street, with the interior checked and no one found inside. Information will be sent to the housing and zoning department due to the condition of the home.

– Mark Bixler, of the 1300 block of Ridgewood Drive, reported at 8:23 a.m. Tuesday that someone punched a hole through the driver side plastic window of his vehicle and unlocked the door, forcefully entering the center console. Nothing appeared missing.

– Pamela Kirby, of the 900 block of South Union Avenue, reported at 7:16 a.m. Tuesday that someone rummaged through her vehicle, but did not take anything.

– Stefanie Graham, of the 1300 block of Ridgewood Drive, reported at 7:14 a.m. Tuesday that someone entered two vehicles in her drive and removed a small amount of loose change.

– Police responded at 10:03 p.m. Monday to the 500 block of East Third Street around Lundy Avenue for a report of a suspicious male in dark clothing, but found no one.

– A woman on South Lincoln Avenue reported at 9:59 p.m. Monday that she was receiving unwanted calls and texts from people known to her. She was told to contact her phone carrier to have the calls blocked, to not answer the calls and delete the texts.

– A man came to the police station at 7:26 p.m. Monday saying he was homeless from the state of Maine. He had documentation from a local church to be transported to a motel for the night and was given a ride.

– A woman on Meadowview Drive reported at 7:03 p.m. Monday that she was receiving unwanted texts from a person she knows. She was told her options and the person was told to stop.

– Laura Blake, 47, of 1130 E. Pershing St., was charged with failure to maintain control, leaving the scene of an accident and having no license after the car she was driving struck the back of a parked car as she was leaving the 400 block of West School Street at 6:26 p.m. Monday. She had been parked behind the unoccupied vehicle, owned by Emily Kibler, of West School Street, and left the scene. Police found the vehicle Blake was driving on Pershing Street and spoke to her. She told police she was assaulted by another female on West School Street and fled the residence. She was taken by ambulance to Salem Regional Medical Center for treatment.

– Police responded at 5:15 p.m. Monday for persons soliciting in the 2000 block of Lexington Avenue. They were identified and told to get a permit from the city.

– An alarm sounded at 5:13 p.m. Monday for a business in the 100 block of North Lincoln Avenue, but the business was found secure.

– Officers responded at 4:21 p.m. Monday to the 100 block of North Lincoln Avenue to check on the welfare of a woman reportedly intoxicated, but were unable to make contact with the person in question.

– An officer at 2:57 p.m. Monday spoke with two solicitors regarding door-to-door sales on East Sixth Street. No permits had been issued, so they were told to obtain one from the city.

– A man reported at 2:09 p.m. Monday that he was the new owner of a property on Summit Street and was concerned for a woman residing in the home with dogs. None of the neighbors had seen her lately and when he went there, no one answered the door, but the dogs barked. He wanted an officer to check that she was okay. He also wanted to know if she received any mail he sent regarding legal matters. Officers were able to speak with the woman who said her attorney advised her not to answer any mail from the man. She was told to talk with her attorney and the man was told to contact his attorney and the sheriff’s office for the next step for legal action.

– Marjorie Daugherty, 80, of Andrew Avenue, was cited for failure to yield after the westbound vehicle she was driving on Franklin at 1:42 p.m. Monday stopped for the stop sign and attempted to cross South Broadway, striking a northbound vehicle on Broadway driven by Frank Faulkiner, 52, of North Ellsworth Avenue. No injuries were reported.

– A man reported at 8:13 a.m. Monday that someone struck and damaged one of his vehicles for sale in a parking lot in the 1700 block of South Lincoln Avenue.

– A Lisbon woman reported at 7:58 a.m. Monday that her debit card was lost or stolen in the city limits on Saturday and someone used it for $80 and tried to use it several other times at different locations in the city.

COLUMBIANA

– Police assisted Beaver police with a traffic stop on old Route 14 at 1 a.m. Monday.

– Kevin Richards, 31, Lisbon, was eastbound on state Route 14 at 5:32 a.m. Monday and stopped at the red light at the state Route 46 intersection when he was struck from behind by an eastbound vehicle driven by Tony Fall, 39, Leetonia. Fall was cited for assured clear distance.

– Roseanne Schwartz, East Park Avenue, reported credit card fraud at 9:25 a.m. Monday.

– A South Main Street woman reported at 3:32 p.m. Monday a man walks a large black dog every day by Harmony Village and does not clean up after it. Police checked the area but did not see the man.

– Dr. Vitko, East Park Avenue, reported at 5:51 p.m. Monday a cane or walking stick was found at the end of his office driveway.

LISBON

– The security alarm went off at the Head Start building at 3:57 p.m. Friday, and the officer arrived to find two females who said they set it off by exiting the building through a side door. A person with a key arrived to reset the alarm.

– A woman at the VFW called at 9:13 p.m. Saturday about a possibly drunken female walking around the Elkton Auto Corral dealership. An officer found the woman, who said her ride had left her. The officer gave her a ride home and released her to the custody of her daughter.

– An anonymous caller reported her car had been egged at 10:13 p.m. Saturday. The officer went to the location on West Washington Street but did not find anyone about.

– A clerk at the Days Inn called at 12:02 a.m. Thursday to say there were some drunken oil and gas workers in the lobby who appeared as if they were about to fight. The officer found four men sitting by the fireplace in the lobby and they were told by police they needed to settle down and turn in for the night, which is what they said they would do.

– A caller reported a motorist driving in a reckless manner was coming into town west on U.S. Route 30 and driving a white Cadillac at 6:49 p.m. Jan. 20. The driver made a wide turn in town and was stopped by police. The female driver did not appear impaired and said she must have swerved when she was retrieving her phone which she dropped.

– Julie Cristy, South Park Avenue, called with a loud music complaint at 10:39 p.m. Jan. 19. Police spoke with the neighbor, who apologized and agreed to turn down the music.

– Police investigated a vehicle parked on the sidewalk on South Lincoln Avenue at 3 p.m. Jan. 16, but no one answered the door, so a parking ticket was issued.

– Tim Wilkinson, Moore Street, reported at 5:43 a.m. Sunday there was a suspicious person in a vehicle. An officer checked the area but did not see anyone around.

– Police were called to the county juvenile court complex parking lot in regard to a possible domestic dispute at 1:36 p.m. Friday. Police spoke to William Beesler Jr., who said his girlfriend would not let him in the house. Angel Lake told police she was upset because he was late and she had been waiting hours for him. The officer determined there was an arrest warrant for Beesler out of the county sheriff’s office and waited until a deputy arrived to take him into custody.

– Police responded to a noise complaint at the home of Rachel Jordan, East Lincoln Way, at 1:41 a.m. Saturday. Jordan was advised to turn down the music or she would be cited.

– Michelle Seidner reportedly struck a parking meter on North Park Avenue, bending the post and damaging her mini-van, at 2:09 a.m. Saturday.

– Sharon Miller, West Washington Street, reported at 9 p.m. Saturday a stray pit bull ran into her home when she opened the door and began acting aggressive to her child and pets. Miller managed to put the dog in the fenced-in back porch. Police contacted the county dog warden’s office, which said it would send someone to get the pit bull within 30 minutes.

– Nick Noel called with a loud noise complaint on North Beaver Street at 1 a.m. Sunday. Police spoke with Amber Jones, who agreed to turn the TV volume down.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– A reckless operator was reported at 7:32 a.m. Monday in a white box truck in the area of East State Street and South Lincoln Avenue. An officer found the vehicle and followed it, but saw no violations.

– Police were called at 1:50 a.m. Monday to Salem Regional Medical Center for a combative patient and assisted hospital staff.

– An officer on patrol at 1:39 a.m. Monday in the 1900 block of East State Street saw a man exit a motor vehicle and sit on the sidewalk. The man was having an unknown problem and screaming. After checking on him, the officer learned he was attempting to go to the emergency department at Salem Regional Medical Center for medical treatment. The officer followed him to ensure his arrival at the hospital.

-An officer at 8:28 p.m. Sunday saw a known male approach the door of a residence on Morris Avenue carrying a snow shovel. He was approached and was told a solicitor’s permit was required. He said he understood and was going home.

– Officers responded at 8:08 p.m. Sunday to South Union Avenue and Mound Street for a report of a man walking, carrying a gun. A man matching the description was located carrying a snow shovel.

– A man in Salem reported at 7:29 p.m. Sunday that his juvenile daughter was inappropriately touched by a male while at her mother’s home in another city in another county. The report will be sent to Columbiana County Children Services since the juvenile resides in Salem, but the father was told he needed to contact the police department where the alleged incident took place since they would have jurisdiction.

-A malfunctioning traffic signal was reported at 7:03 p.m. Sunday at East State Street and Cunningham Road. Officers observed the signal in question go through several cycles and no malfunction was seen.

– A man in the 300 block of North Madison Avenue reported at 6:52 p.m. Sunday that he was concerned for the well-being and safety of his juvenile daughter who is in the custody of her mother. He said the child and mother were evicted from their last known address and now he has no idea where they are residing. An officer will follow up and let him know what he finds.

– A motorist flagged down an officer at 4:58 p.m. Sunday regarding debris in the road on East Pershing Street near South Union Avenue. The officer located a piece of concrete in the eastbound lane of Pershing east of Washington protruding from the street’s surface, creating a potential traffic hazard. The concrete was flattened back into the hole in the street. A note was left for the street department to check it.

– Officers on patrol at 4:50 p.m. Sunday saw an open door on a closed business in the 200 block of Continental Drive. The interior was checked and found secure. A keyholder arrived and the door was secured.

– Officers were dispatched at 3:53 p.m. Sunday to the 400 block of North Howard Avenue for an unwanted male. A woman said her son moved out two weeks ago and was now in the house attempting to find paperwork. They had an argument, but nothing physical took place. He wanted to get the rest of his belongings and his mother said he could have a few more hours but could not return after that.

PERRY TWP.

– A disabled and abandoned vehicle was reported partially on the road on Michigan between State Boulevard and State Street at 3:50 p.m. Sunday. The vehicle had a Pennsylvania registration and returned to an out-of-state person, with the keys found in the ignition. A tow truck was called to remove it and then the registered owner arrived with a gas can, saying the vehicle ran out of fuel. The owner was checked and his license was found expired, so an officer remained until a valid driver responded to operate the vehicle.

– A woman on Conser Drive reported phone harassment from a relative at 12:54 p.m. Sunday, saying that no threats were made. She wanted police to contact the relative and tell them to cease contact. Police contacted the relative who said the woman was the instigator of the harassment. Both were told not to contact each other.

– Officers were called to a one-vehicle accident at 12:40 a.m. Sunday in the front yard of a property in the 500 block of West Pidgeon Road. Three males were standing beside the vehicle and two of them fled. The driver of the vehicle, Alexander M. Brant, 19, of Salem, was found to be operating the vehicle while allegedly under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. He was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence, failure to control and carrying a concealed weapon, due to a set of brass knuckles found in the vehicle which he admitted belonged to him.

– A passing motorist told police at 10 p.m. Saturday about a suspicious vehicle pulled to the side of the road with its headlights off in the westbound lane of U.S. Route 62 just west of North Lincoln Avenue. The vehicle was found and two people inside were identified. They had run out of gas and coasted to the side of the road before turning the hazard lights on. They had help on the way and were not in the traffic lane.

– A reckless operator was reported at 3:11 p.m. Saturday on U.S. Route 62 entering Perry Township in a blue Toyota with an out-of-state registration. The vehicle was not found.

– Police located a disabled vehicle in the 1800 block of North Lincoln Avenue and saw a man walking to the vehicle carrying a gas can. He said he ran out of gas. An officer stayed until the man was able to get the vehicle started.

COLUMBIANA

– Kristy Dilling, address not listed, reported at 2:13 p.m. Saturday her baby’s father just left their exchange location on Main Street with the child not properly restrained in his vehicle. Police checked the area for the vehicle but did not find it.

– A man’s truck was reported stolen from Sparkle while he was shopping at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Police spoke with the man and it was determined he had forgotten that he had driven a van there and not his truck, which was still at home.

– A woman reported at 9:30 p.m. Saturday someone in a Ford Fusion was driving recklessly on state Route 14 eastbound and went left of center with only parking lights on. Police referred the call to the highway patrol after the vehicle headed southbound on state Route 7.

– Ryan D. Agostini, 31, Belle Vernon, Pa., was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop in the Circle K parking lot on North Main Street at 11:25 p.m. Saturday.

– A man reported at 5:20 p.m. Sunday he went to the court-appointed child exchange location and the mother of his child did not show up and was not answering her phone. The woman agreed to come to the police station for the exchange and there were no other problems.

– A man reported at 10:19 p.m. Sunday there was a water break on East Park near James Street. The water department was contacted.

GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT

– A Danbury Drive resident reported at 6:47 p.m. Jan. 12 that a man for whom he had purchased a vehicle had threatened to kill him when he took the vehicle back.

– A West Branch Middle School administrator reported at 10:47 a.m. Jan. 17 that a student had brought a small amount of marijuana into the school.

– The Sharon Lynn Girls Home reported a resident had left the home at without permission at 5:12 p.m. Jan. 20. The girl was found and returned.

– A state Route 165 resident reported being harassed via the telephone but would not give any further details at 8:10 p.m. Jan. 21.

– A Duck Creek Road resident reported at 10:31 a.m. Jan. 22 that her son refused to go to school. An officer followed her and her son to the school to make sure he went.

– Andy P. Hagan, 35, 1701 Homeworth Road, Alliance, was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash in the 13000 block of Main Street in Beloit at 2:43 p.m. Jan. 22 in which he was southbound and allegedly struck the rear of vehicle driven by Elaine M. Schroeder, 65, Alliance, who was stopped at the railroad tracks. No injuries were reported.

– Paul B. Smith, 60, 11145 Detwiler Road, Columbiana, was cited for failure to control following a one vehicle crash in the 10000 block of state Route 165 at 8:42 p.m. Jan. 24 in which he was eastbound and spun off the south side of the road, striking a sign and a fence. No injuries were reported.

– Shannon Marie Pratt, 24, New Kensington, Pa., was cited for right of way at stop signs following a two-vehicle crash at state Routes 165 and 45 at 8:50 a.m. Saturday in which she was westbound on state Route 45 and allegedly pulled into the path of a southbound vehicle driven by Robert L. Hutton, 48, 11900 Salem-Warren Road, Salem. No injuries were reported.

LISBON

– An employee with the county engineer’s office reported seeing someone dressed in a white chicken suit jumping in front of traffic near Carter Lumber at 2:14 a.m. Saturday. The person in the chicken suit fled when the county employee stopped, and police were unable to locate the person. There was a similar incident on East Lincoln Way last fall, and it turned out the person lived in the vicinity.

– Shelby Sprouse, North Market Street, reported Jan. 21 she was driving south on North Market Street when Joe Cruz acted as if he was going to pull in front of her from the Circle K parking lot, and then he began yelling and waving his arms. She believes Cruz was harassing her based on an ongoing dispute.

– Police investigated a Jan. 21 traffic accident on North Market involving two motorists backing out of their driveway simultaneously. The drivers were Ryan Glenn and a Mr. Gable, with Glenn saying he would pay for the minor damage rather than turn it into insurance.

– An officer was called to Applegrove Apartments on Jan. 9 in regard to a female resident contemplating harming herself. The officer remained until an ambulance arrived to transport the woman to a local hospital.

– Mark T. Koltnoff, 52, Bayard Road, Minerva, was cited for improper backing after he backed into a vehicle driven by Joseph Morenz, 47, South Lincoln Avenue, at the intersection of West Lincoln Way and South Market at 12:08 p.m. Thursday.

POLICE REPORTS

Salem

– Officers responded to a possible underage party on Robin Avenue at 1:04 a.m. Sunday but were unable to find anyone at the residence in question.

– Police responded to a domestic dispute on East School Street at 1:09 a.m. Sunday where the wife said she had had a verbal dispute with her husband but that he had already left.

– A patrolling officer observed a dispute in the parking lot of a Railroad Street bar at 2:01 a.m. Sunday in which an employee said the person was causing a disturbance and refused to leave. The person was told to leave and not return.

– Officers responded to a 500 block North Ellsworth Avenue home at 6:10 a.m. Sunday where the resident said several people in dark clothes and ski masks were in her yard. Officers search the area but were unable to find anyone. The resident called back a short time later and claimed that two of the people were back. She told officers that they were wearing camouflage and had fled southbound through an alley, but officers were still unable find anyone.

– An East Fifth Street resident reported at 2:05 p.m. Sunday that someone overnight had keyed the entire left side of her vehicle while it was parked in her driveway.

– Sherry Gavin, 28, Boardman, was arrested for theft after allegedly attempting to steal jeans and several food items from an East State Street business at 2:08 p.m. Sunday.

POLICE REPORTS

Salem

– An officer responded to a North Howard Avenue home at 2:20 p.m. Friday where a resident reported someone had dumped several bags of garbage by his dumpster.

– A state Route 534 resident reported at 5:43 p.m. Friday that she believed a man had been following her while shopping in town earlier that afternoon. She said he appeared to be following her around an East State Street store then watching her from a vehicle while she shopped at a downtown store.

– Officers responded to a Prospect Street home at 11:33 p.m. Friday for an unwanted person. The man was found and told he was no longer welcome there and he left without incident.

– A 14-year-old male was charged with an unruly offense for a curfew violation after officers responding to a burglary report in the 400 block of East Fourth Street found him in an alley in the 500 block. He was found not to be a suspect.

– Officers responded to the area of East Third Street and Hawley Avenue at 2:29 a.m. Saturday for a report of a vehicle horn blowing and found it in a parking lot in the 700 block of East Third Street. They were unable to contact the owner so they disconnected the fuse and left a letter for the owner.

Columbiana

– A manager at Taco Bell reported a suspicious couple parked by PNC Bank at 12:34 a.m. Friday.

– Police assisted the EMS crew after a child fell on a school bus at Heartland Christian School at 8:31 a.m. Friday.

– John Arusffi, owner of Arusffi Laundromat, reported two unsupervised children crawling in dryers at 7:06 p.m. Friday. The children were with their grandmother upon an officer’s arrival and denied this happening.

– A debit card belonging to James Wagner was turned in to police at 9:08 p.m. Friday.

– A woman reported a reckless driver heading south on state Route 164 at 10:08 p.m. Friday. Officers located the vehicle in question but found no driving violations.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– Police responded to the overpass in the 800 block of West State Street at 6:40 a.m. where a semi was disabled and blocking traffic. Police provided traffic control while it was towed away.

– Police received a report of a hit-skip accident in a business lot in the 100 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 11:26 a.m. Friday. A witness said he heard a collision and saw a red Blazer leave but obtained cell phone photos of the registration which was tracked to Sharon K. Breault, 580 E. Perry St., who said she didn’t know she hit anything. There were no injuries and she was cited for improper starting and backing.

– A complainant was on station at 11:46 a.m. Thursday advising her family had a house fire and she learned her adult son, who does not live there, had removed some items. She recovered some items and he had been warned by the police before. The report was sent to the county prosecutor’s office for review.

– Police responded to the 1700 block of East State Street at 8:56 p.m. Thursday for a distraught man who had thoughts of harming himself. He was taken to the hospital.

– Police responded to the 400 block of Sharp Avenue at 9:30 p.m. Thursday for a report of a fight in progress but there was no disturbance.

– Police responded to the 100 block of Hawley Avenue at 9:48 p.m. Thursday for a report of harassment. It was a landlord-tenant dispute and they were advised of the options.

– At 10:16 a.m. Thursday police received a complaint from the 600 block of East 3rd Street where the complainant went to change the doors and locks and observed a man laying on a couch with a knife on the floor next to him. The complainant advised that another man he believed to have been inside was walking away from the residence. The interior was checked and no one was inside. It was learned whoever was inside possibly gained entry through a broken basement window and removed food. A needle and other drug-type materials that were in an upstairs bedroom were gone.

– Police maintained traffic control in the 2400 block of East State Street at 12:37 p.m. Thursday for a vehicle fire in the parking lot. The fire department extinguished the fire.

– Police responded to the 400 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 1:59 p.m. Thursday where a man and a woman were in a verbal argument. He alleged she threw a steel-toed shoe at him hitting him in the head and making him feel light headed, but she denied it. No injuries were observed and the complainant was advised of the options.

– Police responded to the 1700 block of East State Street at 4:30 p.m. Thursday where man with medical problems and thought of harming himself was taken to the hospital.

– Zachery K. Frischkorn, 32150 Teegarden Road, Hanoverton, was cited for an open container at 2:06 a.m. Friday during traffic stop at Southeast Boulevard and Merle Road.

– Marcos R. Ramirez, 1268 Cedar Ridge Apt. D, was charged with not having a valid drivers license on Friday and a passenger, Grave S. Onofre of the same address, was cited for an open container.

PERRY TWP.

– Police responded to the 1300 block of Pembrooke Drive at 9:37 p.m. Thursday for a domestic complaint. The caller advised when they returned home there was a male subject in the residence with their live-in boyfriend smoking marijuana. The male subjects were gone when police arrived and police stood by while a female gathered personal belongings and left for the evening. The caller advised their live-in boyfriend had destroyed some belongings and he was advised to make a list.

– Police responded to the 1300 block of Pembrooke Drive at 8:24 p.m. Thursday to assist Goshen Township police in reference to an incident that occurred in that jurisdiction. Police stood by while citations were issued to the resident.

– Police responded to a minor private property accident in the 1000 block of West State Street where a van registered to the Columbiana County Community Action Agency and operated by Robert L. Huston Jr., 290 W. 7th St., Salem, backed out of a parking space and struck an unoccupied car registered to Barbara J. Lenigar, 641 S. Lundy Ave. Both vehicles sustained minor damage and were driven from the scene after information was obtained.

– Police responded to the 800 block of Cunningham Road at 11:10 a.m. Thursday for a suspicious vehicle in the drive. The vehicle, a blue truck with two male subjects, was gone when police arrived. The complainant said the two exited the vehicle and walked around the property but did not attempt entry to the residence and the complainant requested extra patrols in the area.

COLUMBIANA

– Someone reported at 6:40 a.m. Thursday there was a suspicious vehicle in the area of Manor Drive and North Middle Street. Police checked the area but the vehicle was not there.

– Jonathan Weymer of Canfield was stationary in a vehicle eastbound on state Route 14 near state Route 164 at 8 a.m. Thursday and was struck by Amanda Gonzalez of Boardman, who was also eastbound on state Route 14. No citations were issued.

-Tyler Merkle was issued a solicitor’s permit at 4:29 p.m. Thursday.

– John Grizzle of Boardman was westbound on state Route 14 at 5:32 p.m. Thursday and Vincent Colella of East Palestine was exiting a private drive and crossing over state Route 14 to enter another private drive and was struck by Grizzle. Colella was cited for failure to yield from a private drive.