— Robert Mohr, 58, of Franklin Avenue, was taken into custody at 11:59 p.m. Sunday on an active warrant for failure to appear issued through Columbiana County. Police saw him walking on South Ellsworth Avenue and knew about the warrant. He was turned over to the sheriff’s office.

— Police assisted a state highway patrol trooper on a traffic stop at 11:14 p.m. Sunday in the 300 block of West Pershing Street. K-9 Simon indicated to the presence of a narcotic odor and the trooper located contraband in the vehicle.

— Police responded at 10:19 p.m. Sunday to the 1700 block of East Third Street for a theft report. A woman said a family member was staying at her residence while she was on vacation and when she returned, all her jewelry was missing from her safe. The theft is under investigation.

— Harold Bell Jr., 54, of 1269 Cedar Ridge Drive, was charged with driving under suspension and Laurie Bell, 61, of the same address, was charged with wrongful entrustment after a traffic stop at 8:29 p.m. Sunday. The driver was found to have a suspended license and the registered owner knew the driver had the vehicle. Both were cited and released and the vehicle was towed.

— A woman in the 100 block of Hawley Avenue reported at 8:16 p.m. Sunday that someone ran out of her garage when she let the dog out. Police were unable to find the person.

— A possible drug overdose was reported at 7:04 p.m. Sunday in the 600 block of Woodland Avenue where a woman said her dad was a known user and wasn’t acting right. The father was laying in bed coherent but very lethargic and slurring his speech. He said he took suboxone and was snorting xanax. He had a prescription for the xanax but not the suboxone. Drug paraphernalia was located in the bedroom in plain view and was placed into evidence. He was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center for evaluation.

— A possible intoxicated driver was reported at 6:53 p.m. Sunday in the 100 block of Penn Avenue, but was not found.

— A woman in the 300 block of West Wilson Street reported at 6:47 p.m. Sunday that her juvenile daughter was making threats towards her and was refusing to calm down. An officer spoke to the girl and was able to calm her down. The mother was told her options about filing unruly charges through juvenile court.

— A man in the 600 block of East Sixth Street reported at 6:43 p.m. Sunday that his juvenile son was refusing to go home with him. An officer spoke to the son and he did go home with his father.

— A Leetonia man came to the police station at 6:16 p.m. Sunday to speak with an officer about a verbal dispute he had with his girlfriend’s ex on West Wilson Street. Nothing physical happened.

— Police checked on a parking complaint at 3:55 p.m. Sunday in the 100 block of Penn Avenue, but the vehicle had already left.

— Police responded at 3:46 p.m. Sunday to the 1300 block of Cleveland Street where a dispute occurred with several people over a civil matter. Officers stood by until two of the people gathered their belongings and left.

— Police were called at 3:20 p.m. Sunday to the 1300 block of Cleveland Street for a reported theft and a person to be removed. A woman said a battery had been taken out of her boyfriend’s car without his permission. She believed one of the persons who lived in the apartment building took the battery. Officers spoke with the people, who all said they did not take the battery. All were told their options.

— Police spoke with a man who came to the police station at 1:39 p.m. Sunday about a suspicious substance he found in his residence. An officer took possession of the substance and will attempt to have it tested.

— A caller a 12:20 p.m. Sunday reported a person wanted to harm himself at Sparkle Market, 423 S. Lundy Ave., where police located the person sitting inside his vehicle. Fire department first responders and an ambulance were called to the scene. The man was voluntarily transported to Salem Regional Medical Center.

— A 911 hangup call was reported at 7:03 a.m. Sunday in the 500 block of Continental Drive but no disturbance was found.

— Police were called at 4:32 p.m. Saturday to the 400 block of Bentley to check the well-being of a female. She was having a medical problem and asked for medical assistance. Fire department first responders and EMT responded and she was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center.

— A utility cap/cover for a water line was pulled up by traffic in the 700 block of North Ellsworth Avenue and replaced at 3:54 p.m. Saturday. A note was left for the utilities department.

— A fight was reported at 3:24 p.m. Saturday in the 200 block of East State Street. All parties were separated and the fight was verbal only with nothing physical reported.

— Police responded to the 400 block of Aetna Street at 1:59 p.m. Saturday for a 911 hang up call and discovered small juveniles playing with the phone.

— Police were called at 12:30 p.m. Saturday to the 200 block of West 13th Street for a complaint of criminal damaging/trespassing. When officers attempted to speak with the complainant, he was uncooperative and yelled at them. Officers advised him multiple times to calm down and he refused. He attempted to push past officers and was arrested. John D. Hull, 54, of 283 W. 13th St., was charged with disorderly conduct and then taken to the Columbiana County jail.

— A man in the 700 block of East Third Street reported identity theft at 11:36 a.m. Saturday, saying someone known to him was able to get all of his personal information and used it without his permission. He was told his options. Information will be sent to the prosecutor for review of possible charges.

— Caroline Rhodes, 20, of 480 W. Pershing St., was taken into custody at 5:32 a.m. Saturday at the police station on a warrant for failure to appear.

— Officers made contact at 11:08 p.m. Friday with several people at the rear of Ricky’s English Pub, in the 100 block of East State Street, that were smoking and advised them not to be yelling. They were also told to use the restroom inside the business rather than in the alley, as it was apparent they were urinating.

— Police handled a parking complaint at 5:30 p.m. Friday regarding a black truck parked in a loading zone too long in the 100 block of Penn Avenue. The truck was in front of Pure Pet and the owner was from out of town.


— A domestic dispute was reported at 11:22 a.m. Sunday in the 1700 block of East 11th Street where a woman said there was a verbal dispute over property that almost turned physical. All parties said there would be no more problems.

— A suspicious vehicle was reported traveling up and down the road in the 800 block of West Pine Lake Road at 9:41 a.m. Sunday. A traffic stop was conducted and police found the person was lost and looking for a residence to pick up their daughter from a sleepover. Police assisted the person in finding the residence.

— An open garage door was reported at 9 p.m. Saturday in the 700 block of Georgetown Road. The keyholder was contacted and asked police to close the door. The door was secured.

— A suspicious person was reported at 7:31 p.m. Saturday wearing all black and hard to see in the road on state Route 45 north of McCracken. The person was not found.

— Police responded at 7:08 p.m. Saturday to the 1100 block of West Perry Street for a report of threats. A woman said another resident at the complex threatened her and she just wanted to be left alone. The other person was contacted and they were advised to stay away from each other.

— A parking complaint was reported at 10:17 a.m. Saturday in the 1300 block of Pembrooke Drive. Police attempted to contact the owner of the vehicle with no contact made, but then contacted the landlord who contacted the tenant and had the vehicle moved.

— A passerby at 8:33 a.m. Saturday reported a dresser laying in the road at Cider Mill Road and state Route 9. The dresser was removed and the road department was contacted about cleaning up glass.

— A male and female were reported arguing in the 1100 block of West Perry Street at 11:10 p.m. Friday. The male half left and the female said she was leaving for the night. She said her ex-significant other had shown up and they started arguing.

— Ralph Cross, 65, of Rootstown, was cited for improper backing after he attempted to back up to allow a semi tractor turn onto the state Route 45 bypass and backed into a vehicle driven by Alisia Snowden, 56, of Ravenna, who was stopped in traffic at 8:08 a.m. Friday at the bypass and South Lincoln Avenue.

— Deanna Lodge, 40, of South Lundy Avenue, Salem, was charged with theft, disorderly conduct and possession of drug abuse instruments after police responded to Circle K South on South Lincoln Avenue at 6:46 a.m. Friday for a report of an intoxicated woman who had taken a bottle of vodka and left without paying for it. Police located the woman walking north on South Lincoln Avenue carrying the bottle of vodka. The report said a crack pipe was found on her. She was processed and taken to the Columbiana County jail.


— An officer responded with Green Township EMS to a medical call in the Colonial Villa trailer park on Goshen Road at 9:21 p.m. Saturday and found a female juvenile who said she had not eaten all day and was nauseous. The juvenile was determined to be okay before emergency response personnel cleared the scene.


— Police were called to 133 S. Vine St. at 10:27 p.m. Sunday for a report of vehicles being broken into there. Police checked and found no one. Police also spoke with one of the vehicle owners, who said that nothing was stolen nor did it appear the vehicles had been entered.

— At 10:55 a.m. Saturday a man turned in a wallet he found at the Southern Park Mall that belonged to a Columbiana resident. Police returned the wallet.