POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

— Police were called at 3:06 a.m. Monday to the 2500 block of Bentley Drive for a report of a combative patient. The patient left the premises but was being followed by employees. While police were enroute, dispatch advised the patient had returned to the facility.

— Ronald Blackburn, 56, of 1431 Franklin Ave., was taken into custody at his residence at 1:50 a.m. Monday on a warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office for criminal damaging. He was turned over to a deputy for the trip to the county jail.

— A 16-year-old girl who’s a resident of a group home was taken into custody on a charge of delinquency, obstruction after police were dispatched to Salem Regional Medical Center at 12:12 a.m. Monday to speak with a juvenile regarding a delinquency matter. Officers had previous calls with the juvenile running away from the home on East State Street. After she said she would run away again after returning home, the prosecutor on call was contacted and the girl was charged and taken to the Tobin juvenile detention center.

— Loud music was reported coming from a vehicle in the 900 block of West Wilson Street at 11:48 p.m. Sunday. A male was inside the vehicle in question sleeping and was woken up, going inside for the evening.

— A caller reported at 10:11 p.m. Sunday that a dirt bike was on the road in the 500 block of East Fourth Street, but nobody on a dirt bike was located.

— A caller at 9:45 p.m. Sunday reported a vehicle in a church parking lot in the 1100 block of Newgarden Avenue doing donuts in the snow. Contact was made with both people who were told to cease their actions and left.

— Police were called to the 2700 block of East State Street at 9:12 p.m. Sunday regarding a vehicle stuck and unable to make it up the hill near Walmart due to the slick, snow-covered roads, but did not see any stuck vehicle.

— Amber Blackburn, 35, of 624 E. Fifth St., was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest and taken to the Columbiana County jail after police responded to the 900 block of East State Street near Smith Oil at 8:44 p.m. Sunday for a female yelling obscenities. The report said officers had dealt with the woman several times earlier in the day and had given her warnings for her behavior. She was advised she was being arrested for disorderly conduct and resisted officers who got her detained and into custody. Police had been called at 8:13 p.m. to Circle K East, 1125 E. State St., for a female causing a disturbance, yelling obscenities in the lot and at customers. Police told her to leave and advised she would be arrested if she caused any more problems.

— David Seabolt Jr., 38, of 579 1/2 E. Third St., was taken into custody at his residence at 7:25 p.m. Sunday and taken to the Columbiana County jail on a warrant for failure to appear on a child support charge.

— An anonymous caller at 7:10 p.m. Sunday reported a possible domestic dispute in the 500 block of East Third St., where a female resident said everything was fine and nothing had occurred. She said her boyfriend had left for work before police arrived.

— A runaway juvenile was reported at 6:43 p.m. Sunday in the 1400 block of East State Street. Officers were unable to locate the missing juvenile after checking the area. The juvenile was later located in Alliance and brought back to her residence.

— A North Lima woman came to the police station at 5:55 p.m. Sunday to report a hit/skip in the parking lot at Walmart where she had been parked in the morning. When she came back outside, she saw a side mirror on the ground by her vehicle and she didn’t observe any damage at the time when she glanced at the side of her vehicle. Once she arrived home, she discovered damage to the front right bumper and quarter panel.

— Police responded at 5:33 p.m. Sunday to the 500 block of East State Street to check the well-being of a juvenile sitting next to a business. Officers spoke to the adult female who said she was fine and did not want assistance. She then went into a business.

— An officer on patrol at 3:53 p.m. Sunday saw a suspicious vehicle traveling eastbound on West State Street. The driver quickly pulled into a closed business and made it seem like he was having vehicle trouble. Upon further investigation, police learned the driver was operating on a suspended license. Joshua Board, 28, of West Woodland, Columbiana, was cited for driving under suspension and fictitious registration at Jennings Avenue and West Second Street. The vehicle was towed away by Sinsley Towing.

— An officer at 9:18 a.m. Sunday located an open door in the 700 block of East State Street, finding no vehicles or persons at the building. Officers checked the interior but nothing appeared out of place.

— An injured raccoon was reported at 8:07 a.m. Sunday in the 400 block of Franklin. The humane officer was contacted to remove the raccoon.

PERRY TWP.

–Police were called at 5:40 p.m. Sunday to the Muffler Man, 1264 W. State St., for a complaint about a customer being irate with the business owner for not wanting to work on his vehicle on a Sunday. The owner asked an officer to stand by while the customer removed their vehicle. An officer remained until the vehicle was removed without incident.

— Police were dispatched at 6:32 p.m. Sunday to the 1100 block of Prospect Street for a vehicle that slid off of the road and was stuck. The driver told police she slid on the ice coming out of Salem Acres. The vehicle sustained no damage and Kaiser Towing was able to remove the vehicle.

— A caller at 11:08 a.m. Sunday expressed concern about horses in the 1800 block of West State Street not having the proper food in the pasture. Police spoke with the property owner who said they moved the food to the barn due to the pasture being extremely muddy and not wanting the horses near that part of the pasture.

— During a traffic stop for a loud exhaust at 10:29 p.m. Saturday in the area of U.S. Route 62 and state Route 45, police spoke with the driver and confirmed there was an active protection order against him. The protected person was in the front passenger seat of the vehicle. Avery Sandoe, 23, of East Seventh Street, Salem, was charged for violation of a protection order and cited for loud exhaust.

— Police responded to the 1600 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 12:02 p.m. Saturday for a reported dog bite, finding that a woman was bitten while attempting to break up a fight between her two dogs. KLG Ambulance personnel transported two people with dog bites to the hospital.

— A resident on Canterbury Lane reported at 9:02 p.m. Friday that he has a medical condition and someone made a fake social media account and was making fun of his medical condition. He did not know who was making fun of him. Police told him to block the social media account.

— Police responded at 12:55 p.m. Friday to the 1900 block of South Lincoln Avenue where a man reported that earlier in the morning a large amount of water came underneath a shared wall from their neighbor’s condo. He was worried about the neighbor’s well-being and asked police to check on the neighbor. Police made contact with the neighbor’s caretaker who said everything was taken care of and a family member was coming over.

— A resident in the 1800 block of Cider Mill Road reported at 7:07 a.m. Friday that after 10:30 p.m. the night before someone pulled into the drive and while backing up struck and damaged the mailbox and newspaper box and drove off.

— Debris was reported in the road on U.S. Route 62 in the westbound lane at 2:53 p.m. Thursday, with a truck tire tread found and removed.

LEETONIA

— Officers responded to a 200 block Chestnut Street home at 11:45 p.m. Friday where the resident said he had heard whispering outside one of his windows, but that the whispering stopped when he threatened to call the police. The officers searched the exterior of the home, but found nothing out of the ordinary.

— An officer responded to an abandoned house in the 300 block of Somer Street at 12:28 p.m. Saturday in reference to an open back door. The officer found no one inside and no evidence that the door had been opened by someone or the weather. A neighbor identified the previous residents and upon speaking to one of them, the officer learned that they had not lived there the past three years and the home had been repossessed by a bank. The officer could not contact the other former resident and left a message for him to call the police department.

— An officer responded to a 400 block Anglemyer Street home at 5:01 p.m. Sunday in reference to a domestic dispute and found that the husband and wife were in the process of separation and the wife was inside gathering belongings. They were both advised to seek attorneys and to avoid disrespecting each other in front of their children.

COLUMBIANA

— Police were asked to conduct a welfare check at a home in the 300 block of East Friend Street at 11:21 p.m. Sunday.

— Police were called to a report of a disturbance at a home in the 300 block of Lisbon Street at 3:07 p.m. Sunday. No problems were reported.

— Police were called to a home in the 300 block of North Main Street at 12:59 p.m. Sunday for a consultation in reference to a child’s behavior.

–An identification card belonging to a woman from Toledo was turned into the police station at 10:01 a.m. Friday.

–A cell phone was turned into the police station for safe keeping at 8:15 p.m. Friday.

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