POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

— An officer responded with medical personnel to a 1500 block Southeast Boulevard home at 9:14 a.m. Thursday for a medical issue involving an 8-year-old female. The juvenile was transported by ambulance to the Salem Regional Medical Center.

— An officer responded with medical personnel to a 1300 block South Lincoln Avenue home at 10:01 a.m. Thursday in reference to a natural death. The officer located the individual who did appear to have died from natural causes. The coroner was contacted.

— An officer responded to the 200 block of Pennsylvania Avenue at 1:31 p.m. Thursday in reference to graffiti on city property. The damage was documented and the street department contacted.

— A West 14th Street resident reported on station at 2:43 p.m. Thursday that she is being harassed by another woman following an incident at a local business the prior day. She said the other woman was seen driving down the street on which her home sits. The resident was advised the roadway is public and provided information regarding a protection order if she feels threatened.

— An officer responded to a 1500 block Southeast Boulevard home at 3:24 p.m. Thursday where a resident reported her granddaughter was out of control and had struck her. The officer calmed the juvenile down and learned from Summit County Children Services, which granted the resident guardianship of the juvenile, that she would be spending the weekend with relatives in Cuyahoga Falls.

— An officer assisted Perry Township on a call at a 400 block Benton Road home at 5:13 p.m. Thursday involving a suicidal woman with a knife. The woman was found not to be armed with any weapon, but she did make threats to harm herself. She was transported by ambulance to the hospital for evaluation.

— Kiersten R. Schell, 18, Maple St., Salem, was cited for failure to yield from a stop sign following a two-vehicle crash at South Ellsworth Avenue and East Pershing Street at 10:24 p.m. Thursday in which she was southbound and failed to yield from the stop sign, striking a westbound vehicle driven by Brittany N. Whitman, 21, West Fifth Street, Salem. No injuries were reported.

— A patrolling officer observed a vehicle pull into the Centennial Park parking lot off East Pershing Street and the driver turn off the lights at 11:50 p.m. Thursday. The officer advised the two occupants of park hours and sent them on their way.

— Officers responded to the 500 block of East Fifth Street at 12:31 a.m. Friday in reference to a several juveniles breaking items in the alley. Officers were unable to find the juveniles or anything out of the ordinary.

— A male individual flagged down a patrolling officer in the 700 block of East Sixth Street at 1:03 a.m. Friday to report his mentally disabled cousin had run away from the home where he was staying and now could not be found. While the officer was responding to the station to file a missing person report, the cousin came to the station in a state of mental distress. He was transported to the Salem hospital for evaluation.

— Officers responded with medical personnel to a 300 block North Ellsworth Avenue home at 2:04 a.m. Friday in reference to a drug overdose. A male individual was transported by ambulance to the Salem hospital. Officers responded to the hospital to assist staff until the victim calmed down.

— An officer responded to the 1700 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 7:39 a.m. Friday in reference to a sick raccoon that would not come out from under a vehicle. The humane officer was contacted.

— Someone at 11:39 a.m. Friday reported suspicious activity in the 300 block of Washington Street. The information was forward to the drug task force.

— Officers responded to a 200 block Rose Avenue home at 12:44 p.m. Friday where the resident reported someone overnight had destroyed the walkway lights.

PERRY TWP.

— Rondell Sharpe, 29, North Carolina, was cited for reasonable control after an officer responded to the area of Snyder Road behind Fresh Mark at 3:24 p.m. Thursday in reference to a semi truck stuck in the roadway, blocking the entire road.

— An officer responded to a 400 block Benton Road home at 5:08 p.m. Thursday where a resident reported her daughter’s medication had recently been changed and she was threatening to harm herself. The daughter was transported by ambulance to the Salem hospital for evaluation.

— An officer responded to the 1800 block of Allen Road at 5:33 p.m. Thursday in reference to all terrain vehicles ridden up and down the roadway. The officer found an ATV and dirt bike sitting in a driveway and spoke with someone at the home, who said it was him driving the ATV on the roadway. He was advised against such actions.

— Police responded to the area of U.S. Route 62 near Michigan Boulevard at 9:49 p.m. Thursday in reference to a suspicious person walking with a vehicle following. The officer found that the driver was attempting to get a relative experiencing a mental episode back into the car.

LEETONIA

— An officer responded to a 400 block Somer Street home at 2:59 p.m. Wednesday after Boardman police reported the resident had just been fired from a Boardman business and made threats to harm herself. The officer spoke with the resident when she arrived home and she said that she had calmed down on the drive home. The officer and medical personnel cleared the scene with the resident talking on the phone with her doctor.

— Officers stood by in the area of Washington and Vine streets at 9:12 p.m. Thursday where a tree had fallen in the roadway. The officers cleared once the fire department was able to clear the tree from the roadway.

— Officers responded to a Front Street business at 10:22 p.m. Thursday where an employee requested a patron be removed due to causing problems. The officers were able to identify the woman, who was heavily intoxicated, and contacted her husband to pick her up. The woman was barred from returning to the business.

— An officer assisted Columbiana police on a disorderly conduct incident at a Park Court apartment at 2:59 a.m. Friday.

— An officer responded to St. Patrick Catholic Church at 1:10 p.m. Friday in reference to a medical assist and found the victim at the bottom of the basement steps, having fallen down the steps. Leetonia EMS transported the victim to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown.

COLUMBIANA

— Police have released the name of the man found deceased in a pickup truck on North Main Street on Thursday. Police Chief Tim Gladis said the man was Roger W. McGinnis, 40, of Columbiana-Waterford Road, Columbiana. “Everything we have learned so far indicates a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head,” Gladis said. McGinnis was found inside his pickup truck that was stopped at the traffic light at the triangle intersection of North Main and state Route 164 after a woman in a vehicle behind McGinnis’ truck went up to check when the truck did not proceed through the intersection after the traffic light changed a few times.

GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT

— Frank Anthony Copanic Jr., 21, Boardman, was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash in the 11000 block of U.S. Route 62 at 5:38 a.m. March 7 in which he was southbound and failed to stop for traffic, striking the rear of a vehicle driven by Alan T. Longtian, 29, Youngstown, who had slowed for a deer in the roadway. No injuries were reported.

— Dana Lucy Levite, 18, Deerfield, was cited for assured clear distance following a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Route 62 west of Duck Creek Road at 9 a.m. Tuesday in which she was westbound and struck the rear of a vehicle driven by Kevin D. Weese, 49, Bayard Road, Homeworth, who had slowed for an emergency vehicle. No injuries were reported.

— Harry H. Maenz, 81, Jennings Avenue, Salem, was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash in the area of U.S. Route 62 and South Duck Creek Road at 9:01 a.m. Tuesday in which westbound and failed to stop for traffic stopped for a previous crash, striking the rear of a vehicle driven by Kevin D. Wesse, 49, Bayard Road, Homeworth. No injuries were reported.

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