–Police were called to Opportunity Homes in response to a possible overdose at 6:46 p.m. Friday, and they found a woman in a vehicle with a bottle of Smirnoff sticking out of her purse.The woman was incoherent and the sheriff’s deputy who also showed up told the officer to also search her given the circumstances. The woman gave them permission and they found a plastic sleeve containing a variety of pills. The officer left after an ambulance arrived to tend to the woman.
–A caller reported a motorist coming into town on state Route 164 south at 6:45 p.m. Sunday was driving erratically. Police found the SUV matching the description and pulled over over the motorist, identified as James Wood, who said he swerved while answering his phone. Wood was advised he is not to be on his phone while driving.
–An employee at the Lisbon Veterinarian Clinic reported there was a strange pickup parked at the clinic at 5:44 p.m. Sunday. The truck was unoccupied, and the employee was at the clinic working. The officer remained until she left in her own vehicle.
–Police were asked to check on a suspicious man who appeared intoxicated at Smith Oil at 8:49 p.m. Saturday. They arrived to find Ryan D. Armstrong, 34, of Salem, emerging from the restroom, and he stated he had not damaged the bathroom or shoplifted anything from the store. The found a water bottle that had been filled with beer leaking from a bag in his possession. He was charged with public intoxication and having an open container of alcohol in public. A syringe was also found near the beer cooler, but the clerk told police would have to wait until they get the manager’s permission to let them review video surveillance to determine who might have dropped the syringe there.
–Police were called to 506 E. Lincoln Way to assist a person having diabetic issues at 12:38 p.m. Saturday. The person was unconscious and others were trying to revive him by getting him to take sugar water. An ambulance arrived, and the officer remain until the crisis had passed.
–Police were called to 401 E. Lincoln Way at 11:24 a.m. Saturday after Anthony Delmont called 911 to complain about his neighbor, Robert Vecchio. Delmont said they were arguing and Vecchio would not stop. When asked why this was an emergency, Delmont said, “I don’t know.” The officer said if he does not like what Vecchio was saying just leave the next time instead of calling 911.
–The village zoning inspector reported Saturday there some people working on a building in the 100 block of North Market Street without a permit. Police told the workers to quit until they obtained a permit.
–A resident at 445 W. Lincoln Way reported there were solicitors in the neighborhood at 5:33 p.m. Saturday. Police found the solicitors on Maple Street and told them needed to obtain a permit from the village.
–Police pulled over a vehicle for a turning violation on South Lincoln Avenue at 9:56 p.m. Friday and smelled the odor of marijuana while speaking with the occupants. Passenger Ainsley F. Talbot, 21, Y & O Road, Wellsville, told police she had some marijuana on her, and a small baggie containing suspected marijuana was taken from pocket. Talbot was cited for marijuana possession, while the unidentified driver was warned about the turning violation.
–Police responded to a noise complaint at Apple Grove apartments at 5:08 a.m. Sunday, but he did not hear anything after arriving.
–Police called to the county fairgrounds at 8:11 a.m. Saturday in regard to an injured deer, which had apparently been running through the fairgrounds when it broke a leg while trying to jump a fence to escape. The leg was only hanging by the skin, so the officer euthanized the deer and fairgrounds personal disposed of the remains.
–Police were called to 228 S. Lincoln Ave. at 9:50 p.m. Thursday, where a woman reported hearing a noise and was scared. Police checked her Jeep but there were no signs it had been tampered with.
–Lisa Mountz, East Washington Street, reported her wedding rings had been stolen from her apartment while she was gone from 2-5 p.m. Thursday, and there was only one person in the residence during that period.
–Police responded to a report of a couple arguing at the Cedar Street park at 4 p.m. Thursday. The woman said she was dropping the children off, while the man said he confronted the woman about her possibly taking photographs of the children while they were playing at the park. He said they argued briefly before she left.
–Deryl A. Greathouse, 61, Apple Grove apartments, was cited for public intoxication and having an open container of alcohol in public after police saw him walking home on on Saltwell Road at 11:48 p.m. Friday carrying an open bottle of Rolling Rock beer and carrying a package of beer in the other hand.
–Scott A. Martin, 38, North Lincoln Avenue, Salem, was charged with OVI and child endangerment following an encounter with police in the BP station parking lot at 7:23 p.m. Thursday. Martin’s vehicle was parked there when he walked over to the police cruiser and asked the officer to unscrew the lid from a sippy cup for his 19-month-old daughter, who was in the vehicle. The officer did so, but detected an odor of alcohol on Martin, who grabbed a half full bottle of Bud Light beer and handed it to the officer, saying, “You guys would have found it anyway.” There was a case of beer in the back, and Martin told them there was cocaine in his pants pocket, and police also found a small baggie containing adderall. Martin was charged after he tested 0.28 on the breathalyzer machine, which is more than three times the legal limit. Police said Martin also had eyelid tremors, which is a sign of THC in the system, and police had seen a vape pen in the vehicle which Martin admitted was loaded with a THC cartridge. The child’s mother arrived from East Liverpool to take her daughter.
–Police responded to a drug overdose at 130 Pritchard Ave. on May 2, and spoke to a woman who said she walked upstairs to find Brian D. Tinker unresponsive on the bedroom floor. Police found a used syringe next to Tinker and small amount of a crystal substance on a dresser. An ambulance crew arrived to administer four mg of narcan to revive Tinker, who was then able to walk to the ambulance before being transported to a local hospital. Tinker, 36, Raley Road, New Waterford, was advised of the 911 Good Samaritan Law and that he need to contact police the next day so he can be served with the corresponding paperwork.