— Police were called to a home in the 500 block of East Washington Street at 9:27 p.m. Feb. 3 for a report of a man in mental distress. Police spoke with the man, who said that he was at the VA hospital where he received a drug that made him think the VA was trying to kill him. The man told police he was hearing voices and wanted to go to the hospital. He was taken by North Star ambulance to the East Liverpool hospital for evaluation.
— Scott Knight, West Lincoln Way, reported at 5:51 p.m. Feb. 3 that Christina Grubb only gave him $20 of his money when she was supposed to give him $200. Knight explained that Grubb receives his Social Security money card due to his mental health and since she is a friend that lives with him. Police spoke with Grubb and she showed them the card, which was in her name. She told police the card only had $60 left on it and due to her being the card holder, she is supposed to give Knight the money how she sees fit. Police told Knight it was a civil matter and he could go to the Social Security office and get a new card holder if he chose to do that.
— Jacob D. Downard, West Spruce Street, reported at 5:13 a.m. Feb. 5 his 2012 Chevy Sonic was struck at some point during the night while on West Spruce Street.
— Leeann Kelly, address not listed, reported at 3:51 p.m. Saturday that Tabitha Lively has been yelling at her and giving her the middle finger in public when they see each other. Kelly also reported that the incidents are happening at the schools that both of their children attend. Police told Kelly to notify the department the next time it happens and Lively would be told to stop or she would be summoned for disorderly conduct. Police also contacted Lively and said that if the harassment is happening it needs to stop.
— Police were called to the Subway restaurant at 8:43 p.m. Friday for a report that a man was possibly having a mental episode. A Subway employee told police that the man was shaking and kept walking outside and tapping in windows and then walking back inside. Police spoke with the man who said that he was trying to get warm due to being homeless and that he also had mental issues and wanted to go to a hospital. North Star ambulance took the man to the hospital.
— Police responded to a report of a suspicious man at the Lepper Library at 1 p.m. Thursday. Police found the man walking near Smith Oil and spoke with him. The man asked police if they were a real Lisbon police officer, and when police said they were, he then threw a note inside the police cruiser that said that a woman he knows overdosed him and that people are “running whores out of the U-Haul.” Police took the man to a home on West Lincoln Way where the resident said that he would help the man find a place to go.
— Personal Touch Retirement Home employees reported at 2:23 p.m. Saturday Jay Farrow was screaming at employees and tenants and was acting like he might strike someone and that they were unable to get him calmed down. Police went to the home on East Lincoln Way and spoke with Farrow, who said that he hated the group home and wanted to get out. Farrow also admitted that it was not the fault of the home or its employees and that he should not have taken it out on them by screaming. He also told police that he would contact his case worker and talk with them and would not be a problem again that day. He then told police that he was really upset about not having money on his money card and not being able to buy coffee. He acknowledged to police that it was his fault for spending all of his money so quickly. Police told him to stop begging people for money. No further problems were reported.
— A West Washington Street resident reported at 9:23 a.m. Saturday their downstairs neighbor was screaming and cussing very loudly. Police spoke with the woman who lives downstairs and she said that she was yelling at her son to get out of bed and he was refusing. Police told her to keep the noise down. The upstairs neighbor later reported the loud noise again that day but police told them to contact the landlord since the noise could not be heard from the street.
— Police conducted a traffic stop on East Lincoln Way near the Smith Oil gas station at 9:43 p.m. Friday and found that the backseat passenger, Kevin S. Frazier, 37, East Liverpool, had a county warrant out for his arrest for failure to appear for drug abuse instruments. Frazier was placed in custody and police received a consent to search the vehicle and found a hypodermic needle lying on the floor and a bottom of a pop can with burn marks on the bottom of it. Frazier allegedly told police that the needle was used that day for injecting heroin. Frazier was taken to the Lisbon police station on the warrant and charged with drug abuse instruments.
— Police conducted a traffic stop on a red Pontiac Sunfire at 4:08 p.m. Saturday at the Smith Oil gas station after seeing it weave south on Jefferson Street before coming to a red light where it attempted to turn right but came to a rest pulled halfway on East Lincoln Way. The vehicle also had a faulty exhaust, illegal plates, and its front and back windshields frosted over, making visibility difficult. The driver, identified as Robert L. Coleman Jr., 66, Maple Street, attempted to get out of the vehicle, at which point police told him to remain seated. Coleman Jr. appeared confused and disoriented and was emitting a strong odor associated with an alcoholic beverage. Police asked him how much he had to drink, and Coleman Jr. allegedly stated three beers. He was then administered field sobriety tests and found to be driving under the influence of alcohol. He was then placed under arrest for OVI and taken to the highway patrol post where he was given a blood alcohol concentration test, which was registered at 0.143. He was then taken to the Lisbon police department where he received charges for OVI, illegal plates and weaving. He was also given a warning for faulty exhaust and unsafe vehicle.
— Police conducted a traffic stop on East Lincoln Way at 4:39 p.m. Saturday for improper display of plates and the registered owner coming back to a wanted person. The driver, Richard L. Beckley Jr., 41, Canton, was found to have an active warrant for a probation violation out of Louisiana, with full extradition. Beckley Jr. was placed under arrest for the warrant and he and his two children were taken to the police station. The children were then picked up by their grandmother who lives in Rogers and Beckley Jr. was charged with fugitive from justice and taken to the county jail for extradition to Louisiana.
— Police were called to the Elkrun Roll Off on Jackson Street at 11:34 a.m. Friday for a report of an illegal dumping. Doug Jackson told police that he wanted to make a report after he found two papers in the trash with the name Russell Hetrick on them, with one address being on Brookfield Avenue in Lisbon and the other on Fairfield School Road in Columbiana. Jackson told police he did not wish to press charges but wanted Hetrick to come clean up the trash and not dump it there again. Police attempted to locate Hetrick on Brookfield Avenue but were unable to find him. Police also attempted to find him through his vehicle registration but could not find him or the vehicle either. If Hetrick is not found by police charges will be filed.
— Police were called to a fight a Shenanigans at 2:09 a.m. Sunday. Police spoke with Lynk Tranter and Thomas Clark Jr., who said they were fighting over a girl. Neither wished to press charges and then shook hands with each other and apologized for the inconvenience. Police checked for warrants on both and found none and cleared with no other problems.
— Police assisted the county sheriff’s office with a call on Pritchard Avenue at 2:40 a.m. Sunday in which it was reported by a woman that her ex-boyfriend had broken into the home. Police spoke with the woman who was crying and yelling that the man broke in through the front door by kicking the glass in. Police went into the home after first telling the man, identified as Charles Reed, age and address not listed, that they were coming inside and to put his hands up. Police found the man inside holding a child and told him to put the child down and come outside. Police detained the man in handcuffs for safety until deputies arrived.
— Michelle Harris, West Washington Street, reported at 5:54 a.m. Friday that glass from a window from the apartment above her fell and broke apart and damaged her car. Police checked and determined that it was likely wind that caused the glass to break from the window and damage her car. No other problems were reported.
— Police conducted a traffic stop on a black Hyundai that was eastbound on East Lincoln Way at 11:29 p.m. Thursday with no license plate light illuminating the back license. When police approached the stopped vehicle they could smell an odor or marijuana and asked for assistance from the highway patrol. Police patted the driver down for weapons and had the other two occupants get out of the vehicle. The front male passenger was identified as Deandre Arquez Jovan Alexander Heards, 22, Canton, who was found to have a warrant for his arrest through the Canton police department. Heards was then detained while police searched the vehicle and found three high hemp organic marijuana cigarette wraps containing CBD, which is still illegal in Ohio. Heards allegedly told police that the cigarette wraps were his. He was taken to the Lisbon police station and cited for drug paraphernalia and then taken to Minerva to be turned over to Canton police.