– An East Third Street resident reported at 5:02 p.m. Thursday that someone overnight had stolen items from his vehicle.

– Lance J. Dangelo, 1135 E. State St., Salem, was charged with assault and obstructing official business after officers responded to his home for an assault report at 6:50 p.m. Thursday and observed him leaving the scene. Officers had to chase Dangelo three blocks through backyards before getting him to stop.

– A West Wilson Street woman reported on station at 9:17 p.m. Thursday that she had been the victim of an assault. While speaking with officers, the woman became upset, stated she no longer wished to speak with them and left.

– Officers responded with First Responders and an ambulance to an East Fourth Street home at 4:26 a.m. Friday to check on a resident whom a friend said sent him a text message saying he had ingested an entire box of Benadryl. The resident said he hadn’t taken the medication, but admitted to sending the text. He was warned not to send such messages again.

– An officer responded to a Franklin Avenue home at 2:09 p.m. Friday where the resident said someone had been calling her telling her she had won some money and requesting personal information.

– Officers responded to a report of loud persons in the 900 block of West Wilson Street at 2:47 p.m. Friday and spoke with two people who said they had been in a verbal argument regarding personal items. They were advised to cease contact for the day.

– Linda M. Huffman, 66, 31 Fieldstone, Salem, was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash on East State Street at Roosevelt Avenue at 3:49 p.m. Friday in which she pulled eastbound from the hospital onto East State Street and struck the rear of a vehicle driven by Travis T. Wallace, 31, Salem. Huffman and a passenger in Wallace’s vehicle were transported to the hospital for treatment.

– Police responded to Centennial Park at 4:09 p.m. Friday for a report of juveniles possibly vandalizing tables and items set up for an antique show. Officers found no disturbance and the juveniles denied the allegation.

– Officers responded to Waterworth Memorial Park at 5:22 p.m. Friday to check for a missing juvenile and noted that someone had apparently started a fire on top of a picnic table.

– Police responded with First Responders to a medical emergency in the 100 block of Washington Avenue at 7:37 p.m. Friday and found the male resident unresponsive. Officers also discovered several pieces of drug paraphernalia. The resident was transported to the hospital.

– Police responded to a fight in the 500 block of Aetna Street at 9:52 p.m. Friday and spoke with both people involved who said it was a verbal dispute. They were told to stay away from each other the rest of the night.

– Police responded to a Lexington Avenue home at 11:16 p.m. Friday for a domestic dispute with possible shots fired. The resident said her male friend had shown up and a verbal dispute ensued in which he broke several items. She said there were no gunshots, that it was the screen door slamming. When officers spoke to the male friend, he claimed she had broken the items.

– Officers responded to a fight at a Woodland Avenue home at 11:41 p.m. Friday in which a woman reported arguing with her husband regarding use of a vehicle in which he pushed her son. The husband said he just wanted to leave when the son got in his face, so he moved him out of the way. No injuries were reported.

– An officer responded with First Responders and an ambulance to a woman in distress at an East Third Street home at 5:23 a.m. Saturday and found the resident needing assistance in reaching breathing equipment in her bedroom.

– Frank M. Thomas, 43, Alliance, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in the 800 block of South Broadway Avenue at 7:07 a.m. Friday in which he was southbound and veered left of center, striking a fire hydrant and clipping a utility pole. He was transported to the hospital for treatment.

– Officers responded to the 100 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 2:23 a.m. Saturday for a report of a distraught woman and found Teresa M. Stanton, 926 Arch St., Salem, upset about getting a traffic ticket for helping a friend. Stanton had been cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop nearby at 1:50 a.m. She was warned not to abuse 911.


– A credit card was turned over to police at 1:45 p.m. Friday after it was found at the Missing Sock Laundromat.

– Samuel Baier, Apache Lane, reported at 5 p.m. Friday the lighthouse and light from his front yard were stolen.

– A wallet was turned in at 7:30 p.m. Friday after it was found at the Arusffi Laundromat. The owner of the wallet picked it up later.

– George E. Faulkner Jr., 27, East Palestine, was cited for fleeing and eluding, speeding, failure to reinstate license, failure to control and leaving the scene of an accident. An officer attempted to stop him at 10:31 p.m. Friday on Springfield Road when he fled from police and crashed his vehicle at Firestone Park. He then fled by foot and was found behind a Quincy Street residence following a track by Beaver Township’s K-9 unit. Faulkner was taken to the county jail.



– A woman from Cleveland Street spoke to an officer at 7 a.m. Sunday at the police station regarding her juvenile son not returning home. He had last been seen at noon Saturday. He is on house arrest and is not supposed to leave. Several attempts were made to contact the juvenile’s cell phone and the calls went straight to voice mail. He was entered into the law enforcement data base as missing.

– Police responded at 4:45 a.m. Sunday to Highlander Laundromat on North Howard Avenue for a report of an open door. The business owner was found there working.

– Police were called at 2:49 a.m. Sunday to the 100 block of North Ellsworth Avenue for two males to be removed. They were outside when police arrived and one was upset with another male inside the residence after he claimed the male stole prescription medication from him while he was at Westville Lake campground. He was told to contact the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office for a theft report. They were sent on their way.

– Officers on patrol at 1:03 a.m. Sunday saw an altercation in the parking lot of Club Fuel on Railroad Street. Officers were pointed in the direction of multiple people involved in a fight. A man said he was in an altercation and hit another male twice in self defense after being hit in the face. The other male left. The owner of the business said he didn’t want any of the people involved to return. They were picked up by a cab and taken home.

– Police responded to the 500 block of South Broadway Avenue at 11:36 p.m. Saturday for a reported dispute with people throwing beer bottles. An officer spoke to the owner of one of the businesses and she said she would take care of the problem.

– An assault victim in the 400 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 10:57 p.m. Saturday reported he was assaulted by a male known to him while in the 500 block of South Broadway Avenue. He was struck in the face and two other males he did not know started hitting him also. He suffered a small laceration to the left side of his face and was taken by ambulance to Salem Regional Medical Center. An investigation was pending. The victim was told to return to fill out a written statement after his release from the hospital.

– A barking dog was reported at 10:12 p.m. Saturday in the 600 block of Franklin Avenue where police could hear a dog barking inside a residence. A warning ticket was issued and placed near the rear entrance of the home.

– A woman in the 1000 block of Cleveland Street at 10:10 p.m. Saturday reported her daughter’s ex-boyfriend was at the property causing problems. He is not allowed on the property and does not live there. He left before police arrived. She doesn’t want him returning and an officer contacted him and told him not to come back.

– A woman in the 900 block of Prospect Street reported at 9:52 p.m. Saturday that she was receiving text messages from an unknown number and the person sending the messages also sent a graphic picture. Officers will attempt to contact the number.

– Police responded at 7:50 p.m. Saturday to the 500 block of East Fourth Street for a dispute between a man and woman walking. An officer located the man who reported an argument with his girlfriend, but said nothing physical took place. He was told to go his separate way from the girlfriend, who had already left.

– Christopher Lanning, 27, of 1123 E. Ninth St., was charged with disorderly conduct and taken to the Columbiana County jail after police responded at 7:19 p.m. Saturday to the 400 block of Mullins for an irate person with a knife. The person was located and told police he was having a very bad day. He allegedly admitted to stabbing a tree with a knife and yelling at others. He said he threw the knife into the woods.

– A medical emergency was reported at 6:45 p.m. Saturday in the 300 block of Newgarden Avenue. The resident of the home was transported to Salem Regional Medical Center by ambulance.

– Police spoke to a male at 6:43 p.m. Saturday at a residence in the 400 block of Continental Drive about a civil dispute. At 5:50 p.m., police spoke to a female about a civil dispute in the same block.

– Police received a call at 4:43 p.m. Saturday for an intoxicated male in the curb lawn in the 800 block of East State Street. The man was found and given a courtesy ride home.

– Police were called at 4:39 p.m. Saturday to the 900 block of West State Street for a Jeep being operated recklessly in the parking lot of a business. The caller said the male driver of the dark-colored Jeep was driving fast and driving close to the building. There was a large mud puddle in the lot and water and dirt were being thrown on the building. The vehicle could not be found.

– A caller at 4:20 p.m. Saturday reported 4-wheelers being operated on private property and on the road in the 500 block of Cherry Street. No 4-wheelers were found.



– A woman from North Ellsworth Avenue came to the police department at 3:01 p.m. Saturday to report she was a victim of fraud. She received an email saying her credit card was overnighted to an address in Florida. Then she received an email the next morning that $163 was charged to the account. She talked to the credit card company and cancelled the cards.

– Police were called at 2:13 p.m. Saturday to Walmart for a female with an unknown medical problem. First responders and EMT Ambulance responded and she was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center.

– A property owner in the 1200 block of South Ellsworth Avenue reported at 1:10 p.m. Saturday that a vehicle was parked to the north side of his lot on the edge of the drive/yard area, but no one was around. Police also found no one around and told him his options.

– Robert Kreps, 27, of 31567 U.S. Route 30, Hanoverton, was charged with license forfeiture, possession of drug abuse instruments and possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop in the 100 block of West State Street at 8:54 a.m. Saturday. An officer talking with the driver saw contraband in plain view and recovered it.

– An officer was flagged down on Highland Avenue near Third Street by a man on a bike ride at 7:30 a.m. Saturday who said he found a wallet at Waterworth Memorial Park. The wallet was placed in lost and found.

– Police responded at 4:08 a.m. Saturday to the 400 block of East Third Street for a civil matter. A woman was told her options, that the matter was civil and that officers could not gain entry to the residence for her.

– An employee working the drive-thru at Taco Bell on East State Street at 2:49 a.m. Saturday reported a person ordered food and when the vehicle came around, a male lit a shirt on fire and threw it at the building. Other patrons were able to get the license plate number of the black Dodge Ram which contained at least five people. There was no damage to the building. Another employee put out the fire.

– Police responded to Club Fuel on Railroad Street at 2:19 a.m. Saturday for a fight in progress. Officers spoke with an irate man whom a bouncer from the establishment said assaulted another male, but the victim left before police arrived. The man was sent on his way and others in the lot were told to leave.

– Officers along with assistance from the Perry Township Police Department at 2:09 a.m. Saturday responded to West Pershing Street at the railroad crossing for a report of a male sitting on the railroad tracks. Nobody was seen on the tracks, but a Perry officer located a male matching the description walking on West Pershing Street. The man denied sitting on the tracks. He was identified and found to have an active warrant out of Stark County, but they did not want him. He was taken to his home by a Perry officer.

– Police were called after 1 a.m. Saturday to the 600 block of West Seventh Street for a juvenile complaint/loud persons and found 20 to 30 people fleeing on foot from a side yard. After a foot chase with several people, officers were able to place them in custody for various offenses, including four 18-year-old Salem residents, two 17-year-old girls from Salem and one 16-year-old girl from Salem. The three juveniles were charged with unruly/delinquency and released to their guardians. Adults charged included: Jonathan Archer, 18, of 1346 Robin Ave., underage consumption of alcohol; Shane Metzgar, 18, of 915 W. Wilson St., underage consumption of alcohol and obstruction of official business; Sarah Smith, 18, of 241 W. 10th St., underage consumption of alcohol and obstruction of official business; and Gregory Weingart, 18, of 579 E. Third St., underage consumption of alcohol, obstruction of official business and disorderly conduct/resisting arrest. Archer, Metzgar and Smith were all released on recognizance bonds while Weingart was taken to the Columbiana County jail. Police were called back to the property at 3:29 a.m. for an underage drinking party and given consent by the homeowner to enter the home. One female juvenile, a 16-year-old from East Liverpool, was charged with delinquency and released to a parent.

– An anonymous caller at 10:38 p.m. Friday from the 2200 block of East State Street reported a possible fraudulent attempt to get prescription drugs. She was told her options.

– Police were called at 10:29 p.m. Friday to Taco Bell on East State Street for a dispute/intoxicated male causing a disturbance. An officer spoke to a person allegedly involved who denied involvement and gave a description of the man causing the disturbance. Employees of the business also provided a description. The man left before police arrived and could not be found.

-A caller at 9:58 p.m. Friday reported juveniles riding bikes on the running track at Reilly Stadium, but they could not be found.

– Officers on patrol at 9:46 p.m. Friday were flagged down in the 1300 block of Franklin by a Hanoverton man who said he was nearly run off the road by a man in a green Ford Ranger. The vehicle had continued east out of the city.

– Police responded at 8:59 p.m. Friday to Southeast Boulevard and Franklin for a report of a distraught woman who made several statements about harming herself. Fire department first responders and KLG Ambulance responded and she was voluntarily taken to Salem Regional Medical Center.

– An anonymous caller at 7:58 p.m. Friday reported juveniles trespassing in the press box at Reilly Stadium. Officers found both doors to the press box open, but found the inside of the building empty. The school athletic director arrived and the building was secured.

– An officer on patrol at 6:47 p.m. Friday saw an altercation in the parking lot of a local business in the 1100 block of East State Street and made contact with the people who said one person was physically assaulted by a male not known to them. An argument had started and the male shoved one of them before leaving in a green Jeep. They said they were okay. The vehicle was not located.

– A possible break-in into a vehicle was reported at 6:12 p.m. Friday at the Giant Eagle parking lot, 2401 E. State St., where a caller reported seeing three males enter a vehicle after saying they were going to break into it. Officers located the vehicle and saw no signs of anything. The items inside appeared undisturbed and the three males were not found.

– A neighbor dispute was reported at 5:18 p.m. Friday in the 600 block of Woodland Avenue where a man said children would not stop playing in his driveway, even after he spoke to their parents. An officer spoke to the juveniles and the parents and told them to stop playing in the driveway.

– An officer on patrol at 4:43 p.m. Friday in the area of Walmart saw a female soliciting for money. She was given a verbal warning and told to stop. She agreed to stop and go on her way.


-Three incidents involving the same woman were reported Friday morning. The first was at 12:41 a.m. where a caller reported Jamie Booher was almost hit by a vehicle while in the circle on East Park Avenue. She was escorted back to her residence by an officer afterwards. The second occurred around 7:34 a.m. at the corner of South Main Street and Union Street where she reportedly walked into traffic, but was not in the road upon an officer’s arrival. The third was at 9:21 a.m. on Union Street where she was reportedly dancing in the road.

– Kristen Molane requested assistance at 8:06 a.m. Friday to get some property from her residence on South Elm Street.

– Justin Gallagher, Youngstown, was going through the Burger King drive-through lane at 12:55 p.m. Friday and was attempting to park in a spot when he was hit by another car, who was backing up. The other driver left the scene. No visible damage was seen on Gallagher’s car.

– A Social Security card was found at 7:20 p.m. Friday at Sparkle.

– A girl reported at 9:50 p.m. Friday she was being threatened with a taser at Firestone Park.