— A driver received a warning for no license plate light after a traffic stop at 12:15 a.m. Tuesday at Newgarden and Mullins. During a consented search, police located contraband in the center console and will send the seized items for testing, with possible charges pending.

— A resident in the 900 block of East Third Street called at 11:56 p.m. Monday to report a neighbor’s car being egged. Police were unable to make contact with the neighbor but took a photo of the damage.

— A white GMC pickup was reportedly driven recklessly in the area of North Lincoln and East Fourth Street at 10:55 p.m. Monday, but was not found.

— Dustin Trybend, 18, of Newgarden Avenue, was cited for possession of marijuana and given a written warning for headlights required after a traffic stop at 10:31 p.m. Monday on Sharp near West Wilson. K-9 Argo gave a positive indication for an odor of narcotics in the vehicle and the male driver admitted he had marijuana. Officers conducted a search and found marijuana on him and inside the vehicle.

— A woman in the 800 block of East Third Street at 8:32 p.m. Monday reported her stepson was refusing to go to sleep. An officer spoke with the child, who said he would go to sleep. She was told to call if there are further issues.

— Jonathan Butts, 42, of 192 W. Pershing St., was taken into custody at 20:12 p.m. Monday at his residence on a warrant for failure to appear on a drug paraphernalia charge.

— A transient male came into the police station at 7:18 p.m. Monday and officers transported him to Barnett’s motel for the evening.

— Police responded at 6:20 p.m. Monday to the 100 block of Vine Avenue for harassment, telling the male victim his options. Police will attempt to contact the other people involved and tell them to cease contact with him.

— Police checked on a residence in the 900 block of South Union Avenue at 6:05 p.m. Monday after a neighbor said the windows were open at a vacant property. Officers found only the upstairs window open, with everything on the lower level secured. It did not appear as if anyone had been inside recently.

— Police were called at 5:47 p.m. Monday for one to be removed from a property in the 400 block of East Fifth Street. A male was upset that the caller, who is also his boss, would not give him his paycheck. The caller said the person knows this is not pay week. The male was told to come back next week.

— Police checked the 1600 block of Salem Parkway West at 5:20 p.m. Monday for suspicious activity.

— A man in the 900 block of Barclay Avenue reported at 5:17 p.m. Monday that he let his son and son’s girlfriend borrow his truck on Sunday and his son’s girlfriend was highly intoxicated and caused damage, urinating on the passenger seat, breaking the sunglass holder and breaking the mount for a dashboard camera. The son said the girlfriend caused the damage and he and his father attempted to solve the issue with her but it was not going well. She was in Alliance at the time of the report.

— Criminal damaging was reported at 4:13 p.m. Monday in the 1300 block of Ridgewood.

— Suspicious activity/theft was reported at 3:09 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of Arch, but police found that no theft occurred.

— Officers received a report of a sex offense from Children Services at 3 p.m. Monday that took place in the city involving a juvenile female. An investigation was pending.

— A break-in was reported at 2:40 p.m. Monday in the 300 block of East State Street, with nothing suspicious found.

— A cell phone found on Franklin Avenue was turned over to police at 1:39 p.m. Monday. Police were able to identify the owner, who retrieved the phone at the station later.

— Police were called at 1:01 p.m. Monday to the check the well-being of a resident on West School Street after a woman said she had not been able to get in touch with her son since Friday. She was concerned because he had been upset lately. Several attempts were made for contact and then he finally came out of his apartment and said he was fine. He did not need assistance and said his mother and stepfather could come in.

— A barking dog was reported in a vehicle with the windows up in the 800 block of East State Street Monday, but no vehicle with a dog was found.

— Donnell Ford, 152 Continental Drive, reported at 12:05 p.m. Monday that a couple purchased a vehicle and paid by check, but the check bounced. They were notified and a second check was issued later and also bounced. There were given an ultimatum to make payment or bring the vehicle back, which they did. The vehicle had accumulated 2,100 miles on the odometer during the time they had the car. The business has tried multiple times to make contact, but the couple failed to return the calls. The prosecutor’s office was reviewing to determine if it’s civil or criminal.

— Police were called to the 500 block of East Third Street for an abandoned bicycle at 11:16 a.m. Monday. It was taken to the station.

— A woman in the 500 block of Bank Street reported at 11:01 a.m. Monday that someone stole her son’s new bicycle from beside their house.

— Police were called at 9:37 a.m. Monday to Salem Regional Medical Center to speak with a woman about an adult male who is a resident of a group home, had a doctor’s appointment and wandered off from the hospital. The male was located a short time later in the 200 block of Continental Drive. The woman responded to the scene to give him a ride.

— Kaleb Messersmith, 19, of 2553 Lexington Ave., was taken into custody on an active warrant after turning himself in at the police station at 8:34 a.m. Monday. He was taken to jail.

— An officer was called at 7:50 a.m. Monday to the 500 block of Pershing Street for vehicles parked in the municipal lot which had been barricaded for no parking. A paving company was on the scene to prepare the lot for resurfacing. The vehicle owners were found and moved the vehicles.


— Police spoke with a Beechwood Drive woman at 1:31 a.m. Sunday regarding unwanted phone calls from the father of her child. Police told both to stop communicating with each other.

— Police responded to the Best Western on state Route 14 at 11:29 p.m. Saturday for a welfare check.

— John Susan, 61, Beechwood Drive, was arrested for criminal damaging at 4:30 p.m. Saturday for creating a substantial risk of harm to a neighbor’s house trailer’s metal siding by using a slingshot to propel 1-inch rocks knowingly hitting the neighbor’s trailer several times. The incident was documented by video. The neighbor had reported the damage to police at 2:43 p.m. that day.

— A parked vehicle driven by Joe Lancaster, North Pearl Street, was hit in the Marathon parking lot at 2:19 p.m. Friday by a motor home driven by Kelly Howard, Salineville, as Howard tried to exit the parking lot.

— Angelina Pesa, 22, Struthers, was cited for driving under OVI suspension, improper child restraint, and a stop sign violation following a traffic stop on West Friend Street at 10:29 p.m. Thursday.

— Cathy Holly, 55, Akron, was cited for driving without a valid license following a traffic stop on West Park Avenue at 4:16 p.m. Thursday.

— A woman reported at 3:17 p.m. Thursday a Jeep was stuck in the yard on Fairfield School Road. Police checked and found the driver was looking at a GPS and the tire of the vehicle went in wet grass and sunk when he tried to get out. AAA pulled the vehicle out.

— A Hawkins Lane man reported at 10:52 a.m. Monday someone drove through his yard and his neighbor’s yard sometime early that morning.


— Police responded to the 3700 block of East Main Street at 11:06 a.m. June 5 for an animal complaint.

— Police responded to the 3500 block of Silliman Street at 3:37 p.m. June 5 for an animal complaint involving a Husky-type dog that had ran out of the driveway and was struck by a vehicle. After being struck by the vehicle the dog ran away from the scene apparently uninjured.

— Police responded to a business in the 46000 block of state Route 46 at 12:24 p.m. Thursday for a theft of gasoline report involving a man who drove off without paying. Police made contact with the subject who advised that it was an accident and returned to the business to pay for the gas.

— Police conducted a traffic stop on Dogwood Circle at 12:27 p.m. Sunday and cited Michael Fercana, 29, Negley, for driving under suspension.

— Police responded to the 47000 block of South State Street at 6:33 p.m. Sunday for a welfare check.

— Police responded to the 3600 block of Creek Road at 6:25 p.m. Monday for a report of a tree down across the road. The street department was contacted and removed the tree from the road.


–Police received a report of a naked woman on High Street near North Market Street at 9:39 a.m. June 4. Police found the naked woman on the sidewalk on North Market Street and she seemed disoriented and confused. After wrapping her in a blanket from the police Interceptor, the woman identified herself and said she was from Columbiana, but she could not say how she got to Lisbon or why she was naked. Police finally determined the woman lived in an apartment on Beaver Street and was possibly suicidal because her boyfriend had just broken up with her. She was taken by an ambulance to a local hospital to be evaluated.


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