POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

— Amy C. Watkins, 50, West Sixth Street, Salem, was charged with disorderly conduct persisting after officers responded to the area of Jennings Avenue and West State Street at 6:14 a.m. Wednesday in reference to an intoxicated woman lying near the roadway. Officers found her sitting in the curb lawn with an open bottle of vodka. She said she had been drinking since the prior day and was unable to stand or maintain her balance.

— A patrolling officer at 11:11 a.m. Wednesday observed a sick or injured raccoon in the 100 block of Brooklyn Avenue. The humane officer was advised of the animal.

— An officer responded to the area of Roosevelt Avenue and East Third Street at 1:59 p.m. Wednesday in reference to a speeding vehicle, but was unable to find any traffic violations.

— An officer responded to a 100 block Hawley Avenue home at 3:26 p.m. Wednesday where the resident reported her son was being defiant. The juvenile’s probation officer was contacted.

— Officers responded to a 200 block South Howard Avenue home at 4:54 p.m. Wednesday where a woman said she had been staying in a motel room with someone and had left her belongings with him for a couple days, but that now he was refusing to give her the room’s key card. The person said he had checked out of the room and left behind her belongings.

— An officer responded to the duck pond at Waterworth Memorial Park at 5:19 p.m. Wednesday in reference to someone passed out in the driver’s seat of a parked vehicle. The officer spoke with the driver who said he had just been sleeping.

— A 1200 block Franklin Avenue resident reported at 6:36 p.m. Wednesday finding two unknown vehicles in her driveway when returning home. She said she spoke with the individuals in the vehicles who asked her if the home was for rent and then asked if she knew of any other places for rent in the area when she said her home was occupied.

— An officer responded to a 900 block West State Street business at 7:35 p.m. Wednesday where an employee reported a customer upset about his order had cursed at her and threatened her life. The officer contacted the customer who denied threatening the employee but admitted cursing at her, claiming she cursed at him first. He was advised not to return to the business.

— Officers responded to the a 700 block East Fifth Street home at 11:59 p.m. Wednesday where the resident reported neighbors had attempted to break in through the front door. The neighbors admitted to a verbal dispute with the resident regarding a parking issue, but denied attempting to enter the home. The matter was forwarded to the prosecutor’s office for possible charges.

PERRY TWP.

— Charles A. Corbett Jr., 69, of 1584 N. Lincoln Ave., was taken into custody at his home at 12:28 a.m. Thursday for a warrant out of Columbiana County for failure to appear on an obstruction of official business charge. He was transported to the county jail without incident.

— Officers responded at 9:57 p.m. Tuesday to a reported injury accident in the 800 block of East Pidgeon Road where a car driven by Jean Starr, 61, of Maine, was traveling south on East Pidgeon Road and struck a paving machine head on. The paving machine was northbound on East Pidgeon Road prior to making a lane change into the southbound lane of travel. Officers collected a statement from the driver, Anthony Nerti of Hillsville, Pa., at the scene but then found that he left as he was trying to obtain his driver’s license information from a relative over the phone. Officers found after further investigation that he had two active warrants out of the pickup range. An investigation was pending. The township fire department and EMT ambulance both came to the scene.

— A caller at 6:46 p.m. Tuesday reported a suspicious person walking in the 700 block of Michigan Boulevard, but police were unable to make contact.

— Police were called at 4:59 p.m. Tuesday to the 300 block of Benton Road for an unresponsive female who was later transported to Salem Regional Medical Center for further evaluation.

— A man from Beachwood Road talked to an officer at 4:16 p.m. Tuesday advising he did not want an identified male coming to his residence to gather his daughter’s belongings. He had contacted the male and told him not to come to his residence. He was advised to contact police if the male shows up.

LEETONIA

— An employee at the Leetonia Community Public Library reported at 2:31 p.m. Sept. 7 that someone had taken approximately seven books and left through the rear door without checking out. Officers spoke with the possible suspect who resides in Salem on Thursday who admitted to taking the books and apologized. He returned to the library with the officer and apologized to the staff. The staff did not wish to pursue charges but banned the man from the library and revoked his library card.

— The Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office at 3:56 p.m. Tuesday requested assistance in a vehicle pursuit. An officer responded to the area of Beeson Mill Road and state Route 344, but the pursuit was called off because it had reached Columbiana city jurisdiction.

— A Pine Street resident reported at 5 p.m. Sept. 11 that a man she knows had been calling her multiple times and harassing her. An officer contacted the man and advised him to cease contact with the resident.

— Officers responded to a Pine Street home at 12:07 a.m. Wednesday in reference to a domestic dispute. The woman involved was uncooperative with officers and claimed the male individual involved had injured his hand by punching a glass covered photo before leaving on foot to find their dog. During the investigation, the complainant informed dispatch that the man was still in the residence, but the woman would not let officers search the home. Officers provided the woman with a form releasing the department of liability before clearing the scene.

— An officer responded to an alarm activation at the Italian-American Club at 1:53 a.m. Thursday and found it to be a false alarm, with all the doors and windows secure.

COLUMBIANA

— A Columbiana Ford employee reported at 9:46 a.m. Wednesday a customer has not returned a rental car, and has also not made further arrangements regarding the car. Police attempted to contact the customer by phone.

— Police assisted a motorist on state Route 7 north of Royal Birkdale Drive at 8:20 p.m. Wednesday until AAA could arrive.

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