— A caller reported Wednesday the yard at the corner of North Jefferson and Elm streets smells mightily of dog feces all the time, and the people who live in the apartment have five dogs and two cats and they never clean up after them. Police walked along the fence line and into the yard and saw one pile of dog feces but did not detect any significant odor. This information was relayed to the caller.

— Mackenzie Screw, West Washington Street, reported her garage motion lights were activated at 10:11 p.m. July 28 and police checked but did not see anyone, nor was there any sign her garage had been entered.

— Cora Lewis reported an elderly man on Sherman Street fell and hit his head at 4:10 p.m. Tuesday. Mr. Baldwin was working in his yard working when he tripped and fell. An ambulance was summoned to transport him to a local hospital.


— Cory J. Miller, 28, Negley, was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop on state Route 14 near County Line Road at 6 a.m. Wednesday.

— Jeff Hall, Columbiana, 68, Columbiana, reported at 12:56 p.m. Wednesday someone opened a credit card account in his name.


— A patrolling officer at 7:50 a.m. observed an injured cat crawling in the roadway in the 7000 block of Western Reserve Road. The cat was unable to use its back legs and crawled into a drainage pipe. A local animal shelter representative arrived and took custody of the cat, which eventually had to euthanized due to its injuries.

— An officer responded to Robert’s Country Store on Stratton Road at 9:12 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a hit and skip crash in which a motorist had struck the building.

— An officer responded to the area of Washingtonville Road and state Route 165 at 10:25 a.m. Wednesday in reference to a verbal argument between a woman and her foster son regarding a matter that occurred a couple weeks prior. The woman said she took the son’s phone because he had been disrespecting her, but the son said he was upset because he felt she wanted to send him back to a group home because of the incident and he wanted to his phone to go to his girlfriend’s home. The woman’s husband took the son to work with him so everybody could calm down.

— An officer responded to a 15000 block Salem Alliance Road home at 11:27 p.m. Wednesday in reference to a burglary alarm and found a plumber who had entered through the wrong door, setting off the alarm by accident.

— An officer responded to a 6000 block West Calla Road home at 1:33 p.m. Wednesday in reference to a dispute between the homeowner and in independent zoning contractor.


— Officers responded to a 500 Walnut Street home at 3:58 p.m. Wednesday where the residents reported their neighbor had cut tree branches from a tree located on their property. The neighbor was advised not to trespass on the property again.


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