POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

— Police were called at 1:09 a.m. Monday to the 700 block of East Third Street for a noise complaint. A neighbor advised a male was outside of his residence yelling. Police spoke with him and told him to stay in his residence and keep his voice down.

— Floyd Shields IV, 24, of Cortland, was cited for driving under suspension after police checked on two vehicles in Centennial Park at 10:44 p.m. Sunday after hours. The two vehicles started driving off until noticing the officer pulling up the drive, with police discovering a male driver and female driver. Both were told the park hours and the male was cited after police discovered he was suspended. His vehicle was left legally parked in the lot and he received a ride from the female, who had a valid license.

— Marian Rockhold, 30, whose last known address was Uhrichsville, was cited for physical control after police found her impaired during an investigation in the Walmart parking lot at 10:25 p.m. Sunday. A caller said he saw a woman inside a vehicle in the parking lot sticking a needle in her arm. Officers made contact with the female who said she was just itching her arm. She gave officers consent to search the vehicle, but nothing illegal was located. After being cited for physical control, she was processed at the police station and a taxi was called to take her home.

— Police were called at 9:07 p.m. Sunday to the 800 block of Superior Avenue near Waterworth Memorial Park where a woman said two males approached her and attempted to solicit her with cash. When she said she was contacting police, they left. They could not be located.

— An unruly juvenile was reported at 8:21 p.m. Sunday in the 600 block of East Sixth Street where a man said his son was being verbally aggressive with his mother and her boyfriend. They were all advised of their options.

— Police were called at 8:09 p.m. Sunday to the 1800 block of Cleveland Street for a person to be removed. A man said an intoxicated male was being dropped off at the home and was refusing to get out of the vehicle. When officers arrived, the male was walking down the road and the vehicle had left. The male was told to go back to the residence due to being intoxicated and was given a warning for public intoxication.

— A woman reported at 6:29 p.m. Sunday that people broke into a home in the 100 block of East Fifth Street and stole a large amount of her belongings. Officers observed the home from the outside but did not enter due to the home being barricarded from the outside several days prior by the owner, the report said. While officers were inspecting the home, the woman left the scene. She was contacted by phone by officers letting her know how to proceed.

— K-9 Simon was requested at 6:11 p.m. Sunday for a sniff of a vehicle by the Ohio State Highway Patrol on Depot Road at Parkview Drive. Simon gave a positive indication to the presence of a narcotic odor and a search of the vehicle revealed contraband.

— Mason Taylor, 18, of Oakmont Avenue, East Liverpool, was cited for disorderly conduct and taken into custody on an outstanding warrant out of Columbiana County after police were called to Centennial Park at 3:14 p.m. Sunday for a fight/disturbance at a pavilion. Police located one of the persons involved standing on a picnic table yelling profanities at multiple others, telling the man to calm down and asking what was going on. Police were familiar with the man and were aware of the warrant, which was through Juvenile Court, according to police. He was placed in custody and as officers were walking him to a cruiser, he continued to be belligerent and use profanity. He was told he would be charged with disorderly conduct and continued to refuse to cooperate with officers and had to be placed inside the cruiser. Because the warrant had to do with a juvenile charge, he was taken to the Tobin juvenile detention center.

— Police were called at 1:37 p.m. Sunday to the 1300 block of Ridgewood for a neighbor dispute involving a shared driveway. A woman said a neighbor came over and stood on her porch and cursed her out. She had previously called the housing officer over high grass and possible junk vehicles and other issues. She was having guests over Sunday and didn’t want the neighbor giving her or her guests a hard time. All parties were told to cease disorderly conduct against each other.

— A caller at 1:36 p.m. Sunday in the 600 block of Olive Street reported juveniles playing on gravel pits of a business. The juveniles were not located.

— An officer on patrol at 1 p.m. Sunday on East Second Street was flagged down by a woman who had some questions concerning her adult son. She was told her options.

— Police were called at 11:31 a.m. Sunday for property damage from a fallen tree in the 900 block of Franklin where a massive Pin Oak tree at least 100 years old fell from a back yard onto a driveway and a Subaru Forester, with both sustaining damage. The windshield was cracked and the vehicle was scratched and dented. The driveway was damaged from the tree’s weight and impact. The report said the tree appeared to have rotted out near the base and inside.

— Perry Police received assistance from a city officer at the scene of a traffic stop at Mullins and Newgarden at 10:20 a.m. Sunday.

— Officers on patrol at 7:53 a.m. Sunday in the 100 block of Ohio Avenue were advised of a cat at large. The humane officer was contacted and said she would take care of the problem. When asked about the report, an officer said the cat had a collar and bell and appeared to belong to someone.

— Edward Little, 52, of South Lundy Avenue, was cited for reasonable control Sunday morning after his eastbound vehicle on East State Street near Ohio Avenue struck a legally parked vehicle on State Street, telling police he could not see the roadway due to the sun. The parked vehicle was owned by James Shivers, of Quaker Lane.

SALEM TWP.

— A resident in the 900 block of Cherry Valley Road, Leetonia, advised Constable Dan Valentine at 11:19 a.m Sunday that sometime after midnight someone hit his mailbox and paperbox, damaging both. It appeared the person came out of Leetonia and was heading north on Cherry Valley Road and drove off the right side of the road striking them. Pieces of the vehicle at the scene indicated that it was a dark blue vehicle and there should be moderate damage to the right front side. The front passenger-side fender should be damaged and there was a marker light knocked out. Anyone with information is asked to contact Valentine at 330-427-0808.

COLUMBIANA

— Roberta Bell, 49, Leetonia, was arrested for OVI following a traffic stop on Springfield Road at 8:38 p.m. Friday.

— A man turned in a wallet he found on Middleton Road near state Route 164 at 4:17 p.m. Saturday.

— Police warned a 16-year-old for disorderly conduct for yelling obscenities and a 15-year-old and for impeding traffic by riding a skateboard on the road and not moving for traffic at 5:37 p.m. Saturday on South Vine Street.

LISBON

— Courtney Cusick reported Thursday receiving harassing Facebook posts from someone she knows. Cusick was told to block the person, which she did.

— A caller reported there was a man with a bicycle lying unresponsive on West Washington Street at 2:07 a.m. Friday. Police arrived and recognized the man as Richard Vecchio, 56, who lives just south of town on state Route 164. Police were unable to wake Vecchio, who appeared drunk and there were multiple open containers of alcohol in his bag. An ambulance was called to transport Vecchio to a local hospital. He was cited for public intoxication and having an open container of alcohol in public.

GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT

— Angel Marie Gorby, 36, Bandy Road, North Benton, was charged with obstructing official business after an officer responded to the 13000 block of West Pine Lake Road near Duck Creek Road at noon Friday in reference to a person who exited a vehicle and walked away from it. The officer found Gorby in a disturbed state sitting alongside the roadway and then attempting to leave when seeing the cruiser. She said that she had just broken up with her boyfriend who kicked her out of his vehicle and that she was going to walk to her mother’s home in Deerfield. She declined a courtesy ride to jurisdiction limits, but was found to have given a false identity and had active warrants for her arrest. When the officer approached her again, she fled on foot into a wooded area, but was apprehended by the officer. She became uncooperative and combative with officers upon arrest and was transported to the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office after booking.

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