- An officer retrieved a syringe reported found in an alley at 2:50 p.m. Thursday in the 100 block of South Lincoln Avenue. The syringe was placed in a biohazard container for disposal at the police station.
- A woman performing traffic control for a utility company at 2:29 p.m. Thursday found three credit cards and two business cards belonging to a man. An officer made contact with him and he said he was in Colorado and would send a self-addressed stamped envelope for police to return the cards.
- A woman in the 600 block of Ohio Boulevard reported at 9:08 a.m. Thursday that checks were stolen by a family member and cashed at a local bank. The bank told her to file a police report.
- A caller Thursday reported suspicious activity at a gas station in the 1100 block of East State Street, noting a younger man was in the parking lot and appeared to be waiting for someone. A second vehicle arrived and it appeared a transaction was made between the two and then they both left the lot. The caller said it's been happening recently during the evening hours.
- A resident in the 1100 block of Jennings Avenue reported hearing a pounding noise at 12:46 a.m. Thursday. Officers checked the area and heard nothing.
- A man in the 1500 block of North Ellsworth Avenue, reported at 11:46 p.m. Wednesday that an unknown man knocked on the door at 10:15 p.m. and said his vehicle ran out of gas and asked for permission to leave his vehicle in the driveway momentarily until he could retrieve some fuel. As of 11:45, the man had not removed the vehicle. Police dispatch made several attempts to locate a current address for the man and no one answered when the last known address was called. Moffett was told he could have the vehicle towed after an officer noted it was the same vehicle and man from an earlier complaint about a suspicious person at Get Go on East State Street. At 2:20 a.m. Thursday, police returned to the residence when family members reported the man came back and was removing items from the vehicle. When they arrived, he was unloading the contents of the car and claimed he forgot his gas can. He was told to go get the gas can and remove the car immediately. The man returned then and removed the vehicle.
- A dispute was reported in the 300 block of Sharp Avenue at 10:32 p.m. Wednesday, but the tenants said there was no problem. They were talking loudly and told to keep the noise down. Police had been called to the same residence earlier in the day at 2:05 p.m. for a domestic. There was no domestic, but a man said a woman left intoxicated and was driving back to her residence. He wanted her stopped so she wouldn't hurt anyone. Officers checked the area, but could not find her.
- A caller at 7:54 p.m. Wednesday complained about several juveniles in the area of the playground off of School Street not being properly supervised. An officer checked the area and saw no problems.
- A woman in the 1300 block of Beechwood, reported a window damaged at her home at 6:26 p.m. Wednesday.
- A neighbor dispute was reported at 5:49 p.m. Wednesday on West School Street and Fifth Street, with conflicting stories about what happened. It was reported a neighbor yelled at some children when they walked on his lawn and threatened them. The parties were calm when the officer left.
- An employee of Giant Eagle, 2401 E. State St., reported at 5:43 p.m. Wednesday that a female was possibly in possession of stolen checks. The employee also reported the possibility of bad checks being passed. She was told the process to pursue bad checks.
- An officer on patrol at 4:04 p.m. Wednesday saw a man using inline skates on the road in the area of North Union Avenue and East Third Street. He was told to use the sidewalk since it was prohibited on the road.
- A parking complaint for a lawn care vehicle was called in at 3:45 p.m. at South Lincoln Avenue and East Perry Street. An officer saw a vehicle legally parked on the north side of the street with traffic cones placed at the rear of the trailer.
- A resident in the 600 block of Cherry Street called at 1:25 p.m. Wednesday to report a suspicious item in the ditch near her property. An officer found cables and ground probes, probably associated with seismic testing in the area. The items were moved off of her property.
- John C. Taylor, of 1190 W. Garfield Road, Columbiana, was cited for driving under suspension after a traffic stop on U.S. Route 62 north of Pine Lake Road at 9:40 a.m. Wednesday.
- Charles Carroll, of Salem, was charged with criminal damaging and assault after police responded to a report of a fight at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday on Elberon Avenue. The alleged assailant fled on foot but was located a short distance away passed out in a patch of weeds and placed in custody.
- Police responded to a construction site in the 2000 block of Countryside Drive at 8:24 a.m. Tuesday for an alleged theft. A person reported $154 stolen from his wallet between Monday and Tuesday and believed an employee removed the money from the wallet after it fell from his pocket. The person reported the employee denied it, but was asked to leave the job site and did without incident.
- A woman reported at 8:43 p.m. Monday that she pulled into a drive on Johnson Avenue to attempt a u-turn and made contact with the front of the garage, causing minor damage to the garage and moderate damage to her vehicle.
- A woman reported at 9:35 a.m. Monday that a hanging basket was removed from her parents' cemetery plots at Grandview Cemetery over the weekend.
- A domestic was reported at 12:27 a.m. Monday in the 1100 block of West Perry Street. Only one person involved was there when police arrived.
- An officer on patrol at 7:06 p.m. Sunday saw a black and white dog run across the road on Egypt Road near Painter Road and found the dog severely emaciated. The officer retrieved the canine and took him to Alchemy Acres.
- A caller at 1:53 p.m. Sunday reported a woman going door-to-door in the trailer park on Benton Road asking for money and soliciting for sex. Two different residents advised of the same solicitations. The woman was gone when police arrived.
- A resident in the 600 block of West Pidgeon Road reported at 10:45 a.m. Sunday that someone dented the door in a company-owned 2012 Chevy Cruze which had been parked in his drive all day Saturday.
- Someone requested a welfare check on an employee of a service station at state Route 7 and state Route 14 at 4:20 a.m. Wednesday after not being able to find the employee inside the store. Police found the employee cleaning the restrooms and taking out the garbage.
- Someone reported at 9:47 a.m. Wednesday a man walking on South Cross Street wearing a green shirt and a camouflage pants kicked a dog hard in the face.
- A Lucretia Street resident reported at 10:47 a.m. Wednesday kids were "messing around" in the park.
- Someone reported at 3:32 p.m. Wednesday the railroad crossing gates near Pittsburgh Street were down but no train was coming. The gates in the area of South Main and South Elm streets were also down. Norfolk Southern employees were told the gates were not working properly and they were corrected.