– Police responded to the 2800 block of East State Street at 4:31 p.m. Friday for a report of two men and two women acting suspicious in a jeep. Officers spoke the two men who said they were from out of town visiting family and were not with the two women. They were advised to move along. The two women were found inside a store. They also said they were from out of town and had stopped to buy a phone. They too were advised to move along.

– Officers responded to a Cedar Ridge Drive home at 5:59 p.m. Friday in reference to a fight, but found both people calm and civil toward each other. They said they had been in a verbal altercation but had worked it out.

– Barbara J. Drohn, 58, 451 Empire St., Leetonia, was arrested for theft after allegedly stealing $49 in merchandise from a 2800 block East State Street business.

– An officer responded to a Columbia Street home at 9:58 p.m. Friday in reference to a suspicious vehicle with its lights on parked behind the residence. The driver was found to be the home’s resident who had not yet exited his vehicle.

– Police responded to a report of loud juveniles in the area of North Broadway Avenue and East Third Street at 10:12 p.m. Friday but were unable to find anyone.

– Officers responded to the 500 block of East Third Street at 11:20 p.m. Friday where a resident said two men had punched him in the face after he attempted to chase away a large group of people creating a commotion in front of his home. Witnesses confirmed the resident’s report. Emergency medical personnel treated the resident on scene. The officers were unable to find the suspects.

– A patrolling officer at 2:13 a.m. Saturday observed a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of a closed business in the 400 block of South Ellsworth Avenue and found the occupants intoxicated. The officer stood by until they found a safe ride home.

– A patrolling officer at 2:46 a.m. Saturday found a vehicle illegally parked at Filbert Avenue and Franklin Street and the driver asleep at the wheel. The driver said he did not remember how he got there nor where his car keys were and requested his vehicle be towed home.

– An officer responded to a Fair Avenue home at 3:58 a.m. Saturday where the resident reported someone had stolen her lawnmower from her back porch during the night. The officer found the suspect who returned the mower. Charges are pending.

– An officer responded to the area of Hawley Avenue and East Third Street at 12:21 p.m. Saturday in reference to a man taking off his shirt during an argument with another man at a corner residence. The resident told the officer that the other man’s son had been bullying his son, so he sent the boy home. The other boy had been crying so the father returned to to find out what happened and the verbal altercation ensued, but the father left without any further problems.


-A man reported at 2:13 p.m. Friday a couple pickup trucks were hanging over the sidewalks at a business at South Vine Street and West Park Avenue, which obstructed the view of traffic heading east on West Park Avenue. The owner of the vehicle was advised of the obstruction and was going to have them moved.

– Susan Berger, South Cross Street, reported at 4:41 p.m. Friday her son gave his cell phone to a friend to hold and could not locate it.

– Hannah Hostetler was cited for assured clear distance following an accident at 6:06 p.m. Friday where she rear-ended Marilyn Kuntz, New Waterford, who in turn rear-ended Duane Helman, Lisbon. Kuntz and Helman were stopped in traffic as they were traveling east on state Route 14.

– Police observed at 8:07 p.m. Friday several of the top landscape stones were knocked off on the east side of the circle in the center of town. A note was left for the city crew.

– Jason Fullum, Cherokee Lane, was cited for dog at large at 9:02 p.m. Friday after a neighbor reported his dog came out after her.

– Corbin C. Detwiler, 32, Rogers, was cited for driving under suspension and two headlights during a traffic stop at 11:49 p.m. Friday on state Route 14.

– A male hitchhiker was reported at 11:54 p.m. Friday on South Main Street near the Columbiana Buick-Oldsmobile-Cadillac lot.



– Ashley E. Ayres, 22, 250 State St., Leetonia, was cited for failure to obey a traffic control device following a two-vehicle crash on West State Street at 6:58 p.m. Friday in which she was westbound and failed to stop for a red light, striking a vehicle driven by Victoria E. Bezeredi, 40, Salem, who was northbound on Dodge Drive.

– Felix C. Pastor, 31, 332 N. Broadway Ave., Salem, was cited for no operator’s license following a traffic stop for a turn signal violation on Newgarden Avenue at 2:21 p.m. Saturday.

– Police responded to a Cleveland Street home at 3:31 p.m. Saturday where a resident reported someone had thrown several plastic garbage bags into his yard.

– An officer responded to a Vine Avenue home at 5:53 p.m. Saturday where a resident reported his daughter was refusing to some home from the park. The daughter returned the officer was speaking to the father and she was warned against her actions.

– Officers responded to a business in the 800 block of Pennsylvania Avenue at 11:04 p.m. Saturday where a security guard said that a man had been there claiming that he worked there, but left prior to the officers’ arrival.

– An officer responded to a the Salem hospital at 11:34 p.m. Saturday where a juvenile female reported her child’s father pushed her to the ground during a verbal argument at Centennial Park.

– Officers responded to a report of loud music in the 500 block of East Third Street at 2:45 a.m. Sunday and saw three people flee on foot. The three people were stopped and two of them were found to be juveniles- one charged with unruly and the other with unruly and delinquent offenses. The third was found to be 21 and released.

– A patrolling officer at 6:27 a.m. Sunday observed a man with a duffel bag sitting in a parking lot in the 1100 block of East State Street after seeing him earlier that morning. The man said he didn’t have anywhere to go, so the officer contacted a city resident the man knew who agreed to let him stay at his home.



– A West Fifth Street resident reported at 1:54 p.m. Friday that she lost miscellaneous cards, including her driver’s license, within the past two weeks.

– Police responded to the area of East State Street and Hawley Avenue at 4:14 p.m. Friday for a report of a young male juvenile walking alone. Officers searched the area but were unable to find either the juvenile or the complainant who said she was standing by with the boy.

– Michelle D. Santini, 17, Salem, was cited for failure to yield following a two-vehicle crash on East State Street at 5:36 p.m. Friday in which she was northbound on South Madison Avenue attempting to turn left onto East State Street when her view of traffic was blocked by another vehicle and she struck a westbound vehicle while turning. No injuries were reported.

– Police responded to a Cleveland Street home at 7:15 p.m. Friday after the Stark County Sheriff’s Office reported several people had been in a physical altercation at the home earlier that day and now no one could be reached. Officers were unable to find anyone at the home, but were called back an hour later when someone claimed another person should not be at the home. The person in question was found to be a resident.

– An officer responded to an East Sixth Street home at 8:14 p.m. Friday where a resident reported his son was harassing him and he wanted him to leave since he did not live there. The son said his father was intoxicated and he was only checking on him, but agreed to leave.

– Officers responded to a suspicious vehicle in the 700 block of Superior Avenue at 10:27 p.m. Friday and found a 16-year-old driver who said he had recently moved out of town and had returned to visit friends. A small amount of contraband was found in the vehicle and the matter was turned over to the juvenile officer.

– Officers responded to a Monroe Street home at 11:20 p.m. Friday for a report of a stolen vehicle, although the resident said it may have been repossessed.

– A patrolling officer at 12:59 a.m. Saturday observed a girl in the area of Continental and Bentley drives who matched the description of a girl who had run away from a group home in Goshen Township. The officer confirmed the girl’s identity and turned her over to Goshen police.

– Andrew M. Hostetter, 21, Deerfield, was charged with operating a vehicle intoxicated and marked lanes following a traffic stop on East 10th Street at 2:47 a.m. Saturday. His passenger, Tyler C. Brooks, 20, 1190 Fairview Ave., Salem, was charged with underage consumption.

– A Whinnery Road resident reported on station at 10:02 a.m. Saturday that someone since August had removed close to $400 from her bank account. She later reported that the man who had removed the money had agreed to pay it back.


– A missing woman was reported at 12:37 a.m. Friday at Whispering Pines. The woman was found in another patient’s room.

– A zoning violation was sent at 8:50 a.m. Friday to Teresa Champoux, Spring Street, requesting property maintenance for high weeds.

– An employee from Rite Aid reported at 11:44 a.m. Friday she believed another woman was being scammed in trying to buy a Green dot card.

– Hannah Flynn, East Palestine, was traveling west on state Route 14 at 3:28 p.m. Friday when she struck Charles Holdren, who was attempting to cross state Route 14 from Springfield Road and failed to yield from a stop sign. Flynn was taken to a local hospital for minor injuries. Holdren was cited for failure to control.

– A man from Southern Terrace reported at 7:47 p.m. solicitors at his residence, and he wanted them off the property.

– Police were called at 9:34 p.m. Friday to a tenant-landlord dispute at a Duquesne Avenue residence.



– Police responded to a Sharp Avenue home at 12:56 p.m. Thursday where a woman said she received a call on Monday from someone regarding a loan application so she gave the person her personal information. When she didn’t hear back, she called the number, but it sounded like a foreign country. She said she contacted the loan company who told her she was not on record.

– Police responded to a Lexington Avenue home at 1:55 p.m. Thursday where the resident reported her neighbors were walking by and waving at her through her front window.

– Police responded to a fight in the area of Roosevelt Avenue and High Street at 2:04 p.m. Thursday and found a child custody dispute.

– Robert J. Halfhill Jr., 32, 3251 New Waterford Road, New Waterford, was charged with theft after attempting to leave an East State Street business with merchandise that he had tried to pay for with an invalid gift card.

– A Franklin Street resident reported on station at 3:20 p.m. Thursday that he needed to file a report against his brother regarding menacing following a court settlement.

– Officers responded to a Maple Street home at 4:27 p.m. Thursday where the residents reported missing property that had been next to their residence. They said someone they know may have taken it.

– David S. Halverstadt, 55, 1070 E. Ninth St., Salem, was charged with disorderly conduct after arguing with officers investigating a suspicious person report in the area of Waterworth Memorial Park and Sunset Drive at 6:01 p.m. Thursday.

– Officers responded to a South Lundy Avenue home at 8:26 p.m. Thursday where a resident reported two men had attempted to steal items off her porch but dropped them and ran away when she yelled. Officers were unable to find the men.

– Police responded to a South Broadway Avenue bar at 1:30 a.m. Friday where a woman said she had been shove down, injuring her knees, when she attempted to intercede during a fight between two men.

– A city resident reported on station at 9:29 a.m. Friday possible abuse at a neighboring home in which one family member is taking care of another family member and they are fighting all the time.

Goshen Police District

– Police responded to a two-vehicle crash at state Routes 165 and 45 at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday in which Cheyenne L. Hoops, 19, Salem, was northbound on state Route 45 and attempted to turn left onto state Route 165 when she was struck by an eastbound vehicle and then fled the scene. No injuries were reported.


– Police went to Lincoln Way at 11:24 a.m. Thursday for a report a semi hit a culvert in front of the juvenile court. The truck was found parked on Lincoln Way facing east and a witness told police the driver came off South Lincoln Avenue and hit the culvert causing it to collapse. The driver, Ronald Louis Bashaw, Palm Coast, Fla., verified the witness’ account.

– Matthew Backhand, address not listed, was driving an Ohio Department of Natural Resources vehicle through the car ports at the car wash on North Market Street at 4:40 p.m. Thursday and the riding mower he was pulling hit the top of the car port causing damage.

– Police told people going door to door on Sherman Street and Thomas Road selling vacuums they needed to apply for solicitors permits.

– Scott Rudder, North Market Street, reported at 11:22 p.m. Sept. 11 he was bitten on the pants by a dog from the apartment building. The dog’s owner told police Rudder kicked at the dog, and that’s why it but his pants.

– Collin Baker Houlette, 19, state Route 154, Lisbon, was stopped in traffic in the northbound lane on North Market Street at 9 a.m. Sept. 6 and was struck from behind by Glenn C. Orr, 43, state Route 45, Lisbon who failed to slow down. He was cited for assured clear distance.

– Krista M. Perline, 26, North James Street, 26, East Palestine, was stopped at the stop sign on state Route 164 and failed to yield the right of way and struck Ashley M. Burden, 28, Windham, Ohio, who was west on state Route 517. Perline cited for right of way.



– An unruly and intoxicated person was reported to be causing problems with others in the 500 block of Fair Avenue at 3:07 p.m. Monday. A relative took the person home before police arrived. The person had been yelling at a passing pedestrian and threatened a neighbor before leaving.

– A woman in the 500 block of Continental Drive reported at 2:33 p.m. Monday that her dad obtained personal information from her and spent $192.50 at one company. The case was under investigation.

– Police responded to the 600 block of East Pershing Street at 2:32 p.m. Monday for drug paraphernalia. A spoon and pair of scissors were found next to a tree and taken for proper disposal.

– Paul Hayes, of the 600 block of East Third Street, reported at 2:28 p.m. Monday that someone backed into his wooden privacy fence. The suspect vehicle appeared to have backed from a driveway across the alley, but no vehicle was there. Officers planned to attempt to locate the person.

– A woman in the 200 block of Jennings Avenue reported at 2:08 p.m. Monday that she was locked out of the house by other tenants. While police were discussing the matter with her, another female opened the door and said she had been sleeping and did not hear her knocking. The woman alleged it wasn’t by accident and said she was moving back to Virginia.

– Police were called at 2:07 p.m. Monday for a suspicious vehicle on Orchard Avenue. All was okay. The caller said the car belonged to a relative of a neighbor.

– A dog at large was reported at 1:50 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of North Ellsworth Avenue. The dog was inside the residence when police arrived. The owner was told about the complaint and to keep the dog secured at all times.

– Sherri Bulina of the 900 block of Park Avenue reported at 12:38 p.m. Monday that she found red spraypaint on her car, trash can and the side of her home when she went outside Monday morning.

– A Walmart spokesman, 2875 E. State St., reported at 11:57 a.m. Monday that the business was notified by its bank that several counterfeit bills were in the August deposits. The bank had already notified federal authorities.

– The manager of Circle K, 1125 E. State St., reported at 9:17 a.m. Monday that on Sunday, a man in the store removed a sandwich from the deli case and concealed it in his pocket. The clerk confronted him about paying for the sandwich and he denied having it. After he left the store, she went outside and saw him unwrapping the sandwich at the side of the building. He cursed her, threw the sandwich on the ground and ran. Charges will be filed.

– Ryan Armstrong, 29, of Depot Road, Salem, was cited for having no operator’s license after police were called at 8:03 a.m. Monday for a disabled vehicle at North Ellsworth Avenue and 13th Street in a ditch. The driver said he missed his turn and was trying to turn around. Upon checking, it was discovered he had no license.

– Police responded at 6:37 a.m. Monday to a neighbor dispute in the 600 block of East Third Street. Two people had an argument over the heating in the apartment complex. The downstairs resident controls the heat for the upstairs apartment and was turning up the heat on purpose according to the upstairs resident. He was told to contact the landlord to have the heating situation fixed.

– Police checked on an alarm at 6:34 a.m. Monday in the 2400 block of Southeast Boulevard. The exterior of the business was found secure.

– Loud music was reported at 1:47 a.m. Monday in the 500 block of East Fourth Street. The resident was very cooperative and turned the television down.

– An officer on patrol at 12:58 a.m. Monday saw a suspicious vehicle behind Speedway off of South Howard Avenue and made contact with the occupant. The occupant was told to have the licensed owner recover the vehicle as soon as possible.

– A woman on Franklin reported at 11:24 p.m. Sunday that someone removed a debit card, two checkbooks, a $100 bill and her identification from her purse. The last time she saw the items was while visiting a friend on Vine Avenue. Two others had been at the apartment at the same time, including one who was given permission to enter her purse to retrieve a cigarette. She had left the room briefly. She was told to contact her bank about the account.

– Barking dogs were reported at 10:30 p.m. Sunday in the 1800 block of Whinnery Road. The animals were found in the 1300 block of Jefferson. The owner was contacted and took them in for the night.

– Police responded at 10:22 p.m. Sunday to a residence in the 700 block of Newgarden Avenue for a report of a possible UFO in the back yard. Officers were advised by the male resident that a green and red flashing light in the sky has been in the same spot for several months. He said NASA would not give them any information. Officers advised that it could possibly be a satellite but there wasn’t anything the police department could do about it.

– A resident who wanted to be anonymous in the 200 block of East Seventh Street reported at 8 p.m. Sunday that someone used red paint to paint a letter on the side of her home. She was told her options.

– A woman in the 200 block of Continental reported at 7:39 p.m. Sunday that she believed a person known to her had taken something from her room. She was told her options.

– A woman on South Howard Avenue spoke with officers at 6:33 p.m. Sunday about several issues happening in the city. The information will be forwarded to the correct officers.

– An officer at 4:40 p.m. Sunday was flagged down by an anonymous motorist who indicated a concession trailer was parked in a right-of-way access in the 300 block of South Union Avenue. The concession trailer was found parked at the end of what appeared to be a shared driveway between residences and the reported right-of-way into the park. The issue will be investigated.

– A possible water leak was reported at 4:33 p.m. Sunday in the 300 block of South Union Avenue. Officers located the source of the water, which was just a resident draining a swimming pool.

– A residential alarm was reported at 4:14 p.m. Sunday in the 2000 block of Edgewood. The exterior was found secure.

– Police were called at 4:06 p.m. Sunday to Centennial Park for a report of a fight. A man said his family rented a pavilion and a male continued to walk through the pavilion He had told him not to walk through and the person started to use inappropriate language towards him. The male told police he only walked through to get his kids and the man started to yell and use inappropriate language towards him. No physical violence occurred. They were both told to stay away from each other while in the park.


– Police were asked at 3:28 p.m. Sunday to check on target shooters in the 1800 block of state Route 344 to ensure a safe backstop. An officer spoke to the property tenants and saw the range where they were sighting in rifles and found the range to be safe and in compliance with the law.

– Police were called at 8:19 a.m. Sunday to the 2100 block of Goshen Road regarding possible threats and determined there was a family feud over who would be taking a family member to the airport. One party had left and the other party was preparing to go to the airport to go on vacation out of state. Nothing criminal occurred.

– A homeowner in the 1300 block of West State Street reported at 10:39 p.m. Saturday that she heard a noise outside her home and went to look and saw a person standing in the driveway. She yelled out her window at the person and her neighbor heard her yell and came running over. The neighbor then chased the male into the woods. The homeowner said the male was trying to steal car parts that are in the driveway. Police checked the area for the male wearing dark clothing but no one matching the description was found.

– Police were told at 12:55 p.m. Saturday about a possible assault that occurred in the 1100 block of West Perry Street. The matter is under investigation.

– Police were called at 12:55 p.m. Saturday to the 1100 block of West Perry Street for an 18-year-old male threatening to harm himself. Upon arrival, an officer saw the male had already done some harm and was told he was threatening to do more. He was taken by ambulance to Salem Regional Medical Center for evaluation.

– Hugo Perez, 27, of Salem, was cited for driving without a valid license after a traffic stop at 12:46 a.m. Saturday on Snyder Road.

– Family members at a residence in the 1100 block of West Perry Street were arguing about family matters and the argument became heated and they wanted some questions answered at 10:14 p.m. Friday. The officer answered the questions and said once a person becomes an adult they are capable of making their own decisions in the eyes of the law.

– Gilberto Gonzalez Lopez, whose address was not listed on the police report, was cited for driving without a valid license after a traffic stop at 3:15 p.m. Friday on South Lincoln Avenue, just south of Snyder Road.

– Elicia Travis, 31, whose address wasn’t listed on the police report, was cited for driving under suspension after a traffic stop at 12:32 p.m. Friday on Butcher Road just east of Cunningham Road.

– Lucas Lorenzo Hernandez, 23, of East Fourth St., Salem, was cited for no operator’s license, failure to display two plates and a child restraint violation after a traffic stop at 8:22 a.m. Friday on Depot Road and Snyder Road.

– Police were called at 10:38 p.m. Thursday to Stephanie’s Salon on West State Street for an irate person after a family member had been asked to leave the salon. They left before police arrived. Police remained until employees closed the business and left.


– Kayla Berdine reported at 9:57 a.m. Sunday Robert Sadler, the father of her child, was sending her unwanted text messages. Police warned Sadler to stop contacting Berdine.

– A woman reported at 3:37 p.m. Sunday a reckless driver was eastbound on state Route 14. The call was transferred to the highway patrol once the vehicle left the city.

– Troy Smith, Fairfield Avenue, reported at 5:52 p.m. Sunday a blue pickup truck pulled into his driveway with a group of girls wanting to beat up his daughter. Police found the vehicle on Bittersweet Drive and the driver, Austin Wells, 18, of East Liverpool, was charged with obstructing official business after first allegedly denying he had driven the girls there.



– Police responded to a neighbor dispute at 6:30 a.m. Saturday in the 1400 block of East State Street. An officer saw both neighbors yelling and screaming at one another in the driveway they both share, arguing over the property line. Both were told to stop and that it’s a civil matter.

– Nick Senanefes, 61, of West Pershing Street, was cited for a stop sign violation and driving under suspension after a traffic stop at 3:17 a.m. Saturday.

– Police were called for a fight at 12:57 a.m. Saturday in the 800 block of East State Street, but found that no fight occurred. A man was yelling at a person in a parking lot. He was told to stop.

– A caller at 12:48 a.m. Saturday reported a person throwing rocks in the 700 block of Franklin Avenue. The only people officers found were adults who were not seen throwing anything.

– A caller at 11:07 p.m. Friday reported an intoxicated man passed out behind the wheel of his vehicle in the 200 block of East State Street. An officer made contact with the man, who was not intoxicated and said he was taking a nap while waiting to pick up his son who was working in the area.

– Loud persons were reported at 10:26 p.m. Friday in the 100 block of East Fifth Street, but none were found.

– An unruly juvenile was reported at 9:25 p.m. Friday in the 2500 block of Lexington Avenue where a woman said her daughter wasn’t listening to her and didn’t come home last weekend or Friday when she was supposed to come home. An officer spoke to her about the possible consequences and told her to listen to her mother.

– A barking dog was reported at 8:20 p.m. Friday in the 500 block of East Perry Street in a back yard, but nobody was home. The owner was contacted, came home and took the dog inside.

– An officer at 7:44 p.m. Friday saw a Pontiac sedan parked on Columbia Street facing west in a posted no parking zone. A citation was issued.

-Police responded at 7:13 p.m. Friday to the 600 block of East Fourth Street for an assault. A man reported hearing a knock at his door and when he answered it, a male acquaintance punched him in the face. The suspect left on a green bicycle.

– Police were called at 6:48 p.m. Friday to the 900 block of Southeast Boulevard for a large swarm of bees on a mailbox. A local beekeeper was contacted and responded to take care of the problem.

– A reckless operator was reported at 6:20 p.m. Friday in the 700 block of West Wilson Street. The caller reported a westbound vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed and almost struck a child, then pulled into a residence in the 900 block. No vehicle matching the description could be found.

– A key found at the Salem car wash was placed in the police lost and found at 6:08 p.m. Friday.

– Susan Bailey, 59, of Short Street, was cited for left of center after the vehicle she was driving on West State Street crossed over the double yellow center line and struck the driver side of a vehicle driven by Amanda Raymond, 61, of North Union Avenue, at 6:05 p.m. Friday. Bailey told police she looked down to grab a cup of coffee when she hit the other vehicle.

– A woman in the 800 block of East Third Street reported at 5:26 p.m. Friday that her ex-boyfriend has been calling her from various phone numbers and came to her residence. She said he’s threatening her and her dog. She wanted it documented and wanted him contacted and told to stop.

– A man on East Fourth Street called at 4:59 p.m. Friday wanting to speak to an officer about a person making threats. An officer was unable to reach him by phone.

– An officer on patrol at 4:57 p.m. Friday saw a brown pit bull with a pink and gold studded collar walking in the road on South Ellsworth Avenue near Railroad Street. Officers attempted to catch the dog, along with some bystanders, but the dog ran toward West Wilson Street and police lost sight of it.

– Police were called at 3:20 p.m. Friday to the 2200 block of Merle Road for a suspicious person. The vehicle left before police arrived, but was stopped on Southeast Boulevard. The driver said he was on his phone making phone calls, not taking pictures, while waiting for his daughter.

– It was reported at 3:14 p.m. Friday that someone on Ohio Avenue cut high grass at a residence and blew the grass into the street. No one was there so a notice was left that the grass needed cleaned up, along with the half-eaten food and bags of garbage.

– A woman on Barclay Avenue reported at 1:38 p.m. Friday that a known female had been there and she does not want her returning. Police made contact with the female and told her the consequences if she returns to the property.

– A barking dog was reported in the 500 block of East Perry Street at 9:20 a.m. Friday, but was not found.

– A caller at 12:13 p.m. Friday complained about vehicles parked on the road at Jennings Avenue and 10th Street for a garage sale. The owner was contacted and the vehicles were being moved. Police had been called earlier at 8:47 a.m. for the same thing, several vehicles parked on Jennings Avenue for a garage sale.


– Kenny Foor, bus coordinator for Crestview schools, reported at 6:45 a.m. Friday a bus was stopped at the Elm Street railroad crossing with the gates down but no train coming.

– Curtis Carpenter reported at 3:02 p.m. Friday he found a gun between two vehicles at Reichard Industries. The gun was recovered.

– A reckless driver in a silver Lincoln was reported at 7:48 p.m Friday traveling south on state Route 164 very slowly. It pulled into the Sparkle lot. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle.

– Kelly Schack, North Main Street, reported at 10:11 p.m. Friday she arrived home and found the back door wide open. Officers checked the residence but found no one inside, and no items appeared to be missing.


– Police were called at 3:02 p.m. Wednesday to the area of Beaver Street and High Street regarding a child reportedly left unattended on the front porch. An officer observed the child was with his parents in the backyard.

– A Community Action Rural Transport System (CARTS) bus driven by Tom Hawkins, Kelly Park Road, Columbiana, was parked at 9:50 a.m. Wednesday at the sidewalk of the Counseling Center on state Route 154, and he was opening the driver’s side door when he struck the passenger’s side door of a 2009 Toyota Camry driven by Janice L. Scott, Violet Place, East Liverpool, who came around the bus. A dent was observed in the driver’s side door of the bus, and a dent was seen on the door along with paint damage to the mirror of the Camry.

– Police were called to the Mental Health complex, state Route 154, after alarms went off. A door was discovered opened, and officers checked to make sure no one was inside.

– A noise complaint was reported at 10:02 p.m. Tuesday at an apartment complex on Moore Street. A resident reported that the upstairs tenants were constantly being loud and turning up the TV. An officer did not hear any loud sounds, but advised the upstairs tenants to keep the volume down if they were being noisy.

– Police were called at 9:40 p.m. Sept. 5 at the basketball court on Cedar Street regarding an intoxicated man and woman, but were unable to find the two in question.

– Renee Ebert, Harrison Street, reported at 10:41 a.m. Wednesday a skunk was bothering residents in the area. An officer found the skunk to be calm and not harmful, and requested animal control to go to Pritchard Street where the skunk went next.

– A North Market Street woman reported at 6:59 p.m Wednesday a possibly intoxicated man sitting in front of the house. Officers spoke with Bill Halligan, who said he only had two hours of sleep and was cutting grass and just wanted to take a rest before heading to his mother’s house on Elm Street. An officer did not notice any signs of intoxication from Halligan, but advised him he could not sit in the yard and had to keep walking, which Halligan agreed.


Salem reports

– Police responded to the 1400 block of Allen Road at 1:27 a.m. Sunday to check an alarm and found the building unsecure. Police checked inside and found nothing out of the ordinary and the key holder did not respond.

– An officer was flagged down at 2:32 a.m. Sunday outside the station by a person who said he was new to the area and needed directions. He was given a courtesy ride home.

– A complainant was on station at 2:54 a.m. Sunday regarding a dispute with her ex-boyfriend and information was taken for review by the county prosecutor.

– Police on patrol in the S. Union Avenue and Oak Street area at 3:26 a.m. Sunday observed a man leaning back in the driver’s seat attempting to hide. Police found three underage youths who had been consuming alcohol. Elliot Crank, 493 S. Union Ave., Benjamin J. Brown, 3008 W. South Range Road, Columbiana, and Jacob L. Armstrong, 216 Lake Ave., Salem, were charged with underage consumption and released to an adult.

– At 5:01 a.m. Sunday, police responded to the hospital emergency room where staff members had been assaulted by a patient but declined pressing charges. The patient was escorted from the property and at 5:55 p.m. police were called to the 2400 block of E. State Street regarding the same man. He attempted entering a store and was located in a nearby parking lot. Police attempted to located a ride for him and drove him to the city limits on S. Lincoln Avenue so he would be closer to Lisbon.

– At 6:27 a.m. Sunday, police responded to the Newgarden Avenue and Liberty Street for a barking dog complaint but were unable to locate any barking.

– Police located a BMX bike on the curb lawn in the 400 block of N. Ellsworth Avenue at 10:49 p.m. Saturday and recovered it and placed in the lost and found at the station.

– At 10:15 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the 2000 block of Pearce Circle for a report of a suspicious person behind a residence with a flashlight but were unable to locate anyone.

– A complainant was on station at 9:37 p.m. Saturday advising that her vehicle was towed by the police department after a traffic violation and when she picked it up the glove box was unlocked and she alleged that money was missing. The incident is under investigation.

– At 7:22 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the 500 block of Walnut Street for a medical call and a woman who fell and hurt her shoulder was taken to the hospital.

– Police responded to Walmart at 5:27 p.m. Saturday where loss prevention personnel detained to people for shoplifting. Alexis N. Rosati, 630 Franklin Ave. was charged with theft. Alexa R. Mason, 1133 Prospect St., 10B, was charged with complicity to theft after Rosati left the store concealing $57.27 in merchandise and Mason helped her conceal it. The were released on recognizance bond.

– At 1:36 p.m. Saturday, police responded to N. Ellsworth Avenue and E. 9th Street and located a person who was soliciting and said he was with IGS Energy. He was advised that he would have to obtain a permit.


– Springfield Township police alerted city police of an elderly woman on Meadow Lane, Columbiana, who was reporting at 2:40 a.m. Saturday someone ringing her doorbell. Police checked the area, but did not locate anyone.

– The day shift manager at Taco Bell reported at 5:59 a.m. Saturday she found a door propped open when she got there for her shift. Police checked but everything appeared to be fine.

– Paul Scott of Columbiana reported at 10:12 a.m. Saturday unauthorized charges showed up on his debit card.

– A woman reported two vehicles parked in South Chestnut Alley at 11:59 a.m. Saturday. The vehicles were partially blocking the alley and were obstructing a stop sign. The vehicles were found to be on private property, but the owner agreed to move the one blocking the sign.

– Beaver Township police reported a reckless driver heading southbound on state Route 164 at 12:02 p.m. Saturday.

– An employee of the post office reported a vehicle parked in their lot, which needed to be moved at 1:11 p.m. Saturday. The vehicle was found to belong to an employee of the post office and they were told to move it.

– An employee from Save-A-Lot reported multiple customers had complained of a man riding his dirt bike across the road recklessly at 2:25 p.m. Saturday. Police warned Thomas Mercer Jr.

– A woman reported a dark gray vehicle blocking a driveway on South Main and Union near the carousel at 4:20 p.m. Saturday. Police saw a vehicle matching the description leaving when they arrived.

– Two Columbiana boys, ages 12 and 13, were cited with theft after allegedly taking several rings from a table in the merchants’ tent at the street fair without paying. Police were alerted to the theft by a concerned citizen at 9:17 p.m. Saturday. The rings were recovered and returned. The boys were released to their parents.

– Three boys walking by a home on South Main Street were reported for using loud obscene language at 10:25 p.m. Saturday. The resident there had already asked them to quit and they began walking back and forth continuously. Police were unable to find them.



– A North Ellsworth Avenue business owner reported at 12:59 p.m. Sunday that a man on Aug. 17 climbed over a fence and on top of the deck roof to gain access to a second story apartment, damaging the fence and breaking out window screens in the process. When he couldn’t gain entry, he then jumped off the deck roof onto a canopy tent, destroying the tent.

– Officers responded to an 800 block Barclay Avenue home at 2:45 p.m. Sunday where a resident reported someone overnight had broken out a garage window and removed a glass table and rod iron chairs.

– Thomas Piatt, 20, 480 W. Pershing St. 1/2, Salem, was arrested at his home at 4:02 p.m. Sunday on an active warrant out of the department for domestic violence after his live-in girlfriend reported at 8:10 a.m. that morning that he had initiated a physical altercation when she returned home from work.

– Police responded to a North Lincoln Avenue home at 4:13 p.m. Sunday for a report of juveniles bullying each other. The parents said the issue has been ongoing for over a year. Officers told the parents to keep the juveniles away from each other, and to also stay away from each other themselves since they couldn’t handle the situation without shouting at each other.

– An officer responded to a fight in progress in the 800 block of East Sixth Street at 5:58 p.m. Sunday and found that other people involved had already left. The officer spoke with the other people and discovered that the fight had been a verbal altercation. Everyone was warned to stay away from each other.

– A Madison Avenue man reported on station at 7:44 p.m. Sunday that his wife hit him with an empty plastic bottle.

– Mark A. Conroy, 45, 1207 E. Third St., Salem, was cited for open container after an officer responded to the area of Cleveland Street and North Union Avenue at 8:37 p.m. Sunday for a report of an intoxicated man in the roadway and found Conroy stumbling in the road with an open container of alcohol.

– Officers responded with first responders and an ambulance to a medical emergency at an Orchard Avenue home at 9:45 p.m. Sunday. The victim was transported to the hospital.

– Thomas C. May Jr., 29, 11630 state Route 9, Kensington, was charged with operating a vehicle intoxicated (.133) following a traffic stop for a turn signal violation in the 900 block of Newgarden Avenue at 1:01 a.m. Monday.

Perry Township

– A patrolling officer at 10:24 p.m. Friday observed a disabled vehicle at state routes 9 and 45 and found that the driver had hit a pot hole that popped both passenger side tires. The officer assisted in changing the tires.

– An officer responded to Georgetown Road and Prospect Street at 1:32 a.m. Saturday for a suspicious red truck but was unable to find it.

– David Andre, 30, no address listed, was charged with operating a vehicle intoxicated after an officer responded to the Depot Road area for a possible intoxicated driver at 1:59 a.m. Saturday and found Andre asleep at the wheel with his truck still in gear in the middle of the roadway near Snyder Road.

– Police responded to the area of Cunningham Road just north of state Route 344 at 8:20 a.m. Saturday for a suspicious vehicle that had been there for an hour. The driver said he stopped to make a phone call when his vehicle stopped running. A search of the vehicle revealed no indication of any illegal activity.

– Gary L. Hicks, 72, no address listed, was cited for failure to yield from a stop sign following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Depot Road and Marion Avenue at 10:21 a.m. Saturday in which he was turned northbound on Depot Road into the path of a southbound vehicle. The driver and her young child were transported by ambulance to the Salem hospital with possible injuries.

– Brad A. Martin, 37, 1424 Depot Road, Salem, was charged with domestic violence and resisting arrest after officers responded to his home at 12:40 p.m. Saturday for a welfare check on an adult woman and juvenile female and found a domestic dispute had occurred.

– Officers responded to the 400 block of Benton Road at 12:52 a.m. Sunday in reference to peeling of tires, but were unable to contact the suspect.

– Police responded to a Hunt Road home at 9:20 a.m. Sunday where the resident reported she received indirect threats via social media, indicating that an incident will happen while at a youth sporting event in another jurisdiction.


– Lance J. Dangelo, 23, Salem, was charged with criminal trespassing, driving under suspension, OVI and parking obstruction a roadway after police reportedly found him parked illegally on Pittsburgh Street at 6:04 a.m. Sunday. The officer noticed the vehicle parked partially in a driveway with the rest of the car hanging out in the roadway blocking it. While waiting for a tow truck, Dangelo approached police telling them his friend asked him to move the car back to Washingtonville for the owner, who left it there because she could not drive. Eventually, he admitted he drove the car there and had been been walking around outside the Pittsburgh Street electrical substation to look for his personal items left behind when he was involved in a recent theft incident there and police had charged him with breaking and entering.

– Police checking the property around the Lake Front Restaurant at 1:12 p.m. Sunday found some windows there had been broken out, but the damage appeared old.

– Three people were reported standing in the roadway for about an hour on Camelot Drive near the apartments at 11:38 p.m. Sunday. Police spoke to the people, who were not doing anything illegal and were just talking.

– Jessica A. Netzel, 33, of Washingtonville, was cited for driving under suspension, having a loud exhaust and marijuana possession following a traffic stop at the corn maze on state Route 14 at 1:18 a.m. Saturday.

– Ashley M. Vanderhoff, 25, of Salem, was served at 2:10 a.m. Saturday with an arrest warrant out of Salem for allegedly shoplifting something from the Radio Shack store in Salem on Aug. 18.

– Police responded to a 911 hang-up call at 901 Timberline Drive at 9 a.m. Saturday, which turned out to have been accidentally activated when the homeowner bumped his medical alert button while leaving for a walk.

– Ed Kufleitner reported Saturday his granddaughter’s head of cabbage had been stolen from his garden.

– A female caller requested help getting into a residence on 107 N. Middle St. at 2:11 p.m. Saturday after the door became stuck while trying to get to a disabled dog. An officer arrived to help get the door open.

– Ellie Adam reported Saturday afternoon smelling a obnoxious smoke odor on South Main Street and it was making her ill. Police located a small cookout fire on West Woodland and it was not in violation of the city code.

– Teresa M. Sauerwein, 53, South Main Street, was served at 7:31 p.m. Saturday with an arrest warrant out of the county sheriff’s office.

– A female caller reported motorists were speeding on Quincy Avenue at 4 p.m. Saturday.

– Charles J. Nolker Jr., 49, Woodville Road, Leetonia, was stopped in traffic on state Route 14 and Route 7 on Friday afternoon when his vehicle was struck in the rear by a vehicle operated by Katherine Arehart-Lindstrom, 27, of Aliquippa, Pa.



– Police responded to a Barclay Avenue home at 3:35 p.m. Saturday for a person to be removed, but the person had already left. Officers responded to a Fair Avenue home to tell the person not to return to the Barclay Avenue home.

– Police responded to an East State Street business at 3:43 p.m. Saturday where employees said a customer had become aggressive following an argument regarding the return of an item. The employees said the customer might return.

– Officers responded to an East Fourth Street home at 3:55 p.m. Saturday where a resident reported his juvenile son was knocked off his bicycle by other juveniles he knew.

– An officer responded to the 400 block of East Pershing Street at 6:28 p.m. Saturday for a report of juveniles stopping vehicles and asking for money. The juveniles were told to stop.

– Police responded with First Responders and an ambulance to an East State Street business at 7:25 p.m. Saturday for a report of a person down. An officer stood by while medical personnel attended to the person, who was transported to the hospital.

– Police responded to a domestic dispute in the 300 block of Fair Avenue at 12:47 a.m. Sunday and found a live-in couple in a verbal argument. The couple agreed to stay away from each other until morning.

– Police responded to a report of juveniles in the area of North Union Avenue and East State Street at 2:49 a.m. Sunday and observed someone run northbound toward East Third Street when they approached. They apprehended a 12-year-old male and charged him with an unruly offense. He said that the girl he was with ran away when they saw the police lights, but officers were unable to find her.

– Police responded to the area of Stone Castle Trail and Pearce Circle at 6:56 a.m. Sunday to check a fire hydrant reportedly leaking water. The officer found water coming from underground at the hydrant and contacted the water department.


– The fire department responded to what turned out to be a false alarm, which was attributed to a faulty alarm, at Opportunity Homes at 4:10 a.m. Sunday.

– The fire department was called back to Opportunity Homes about 5 p.m. Sunday in regard to a burning smell, which was attributed to a faulty ceiling fan.

-The fire department responded to a report of a sparking transformer on state Route 45, between Italo’s restaurant and the Family Dollar store, at 4:51 a.m. Sunday.

– Dana Duffield, 48, Center Avenue, was charged Friday with breaking into the offices at the Columbiana County Fairgrounds on Aug. 26. Duffield reportedly stole a Dell computer, two space heaters and three picture frames.

– The sheriff’s office called at 8:51 p.m. Saturday asking for help in responding to a large fight at the Cochran residence just outside of town on St. Jacob-Logtown Road. A while male in his 60s had multiple cuts to his eyes and an ambulance was called, but the assailants were gone by the time authorities arrived. The officers left after deputies arrived.