POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

— Police responded at 4:36 a.m. Tuesday to the 300 block of West Wilson Street for possible gunshots, but didn’t hear any or find anyone during a search of the area.

–Cambra Kauffman, 19, of Sherman Street, Lisbon, was cited for driving under suspension after a traffic stop at 1:45 a.m. Tuesday on South Lincoln at East Perry. Her passenger, Lester Lovett, 26, of 5239 state Route 45, was taken into custody on a warrant for failure to appear on drug-related charges in Columbiana County.

— Police investigating a 911 hangup call in the 1200 block of East 10th Street at 12:18 a.m. Tuesday found everything to be ok.

— Police at 11:24 p.m. Monday assisted Perry Township on a traffic stop. Nothing was found during a consent to search.

— A purse found in the road in the 200 block of West Eighth Street was turned over to police at 10 p.m. Monday and returned to the owner.

— James Houshour II, 27, of 447 Continental Drive, was cited for obstruction of justice, driving under suspension and hit/skip after a motor vehicle accident at 9:34 p.m. Monday in the 1000 block of East Third Street. Police saw a male fleeing the scene on foot through an alley. The registered owner of the vehicle, Natalee Stewart, also of Continental Drive, arrived and advised several times that she was the driver, but several witnesses said the driver was a male. She was detained and later said her boyfriend had possession of the vehicle, which had gone off the street and struck a utility pole, causing damage. The boyfriend, later identified as Houshour, was located at his mother’s residence on Cleveland Street and taken into custody. Stewart was released due to having an infant to tend to, but was told she would face charges at a later date.

— Police checked on a vehicle at closed business in the 800 block of East State Street at 9:04 p.m. Monday, learning the driver was using the WiFi. He left without incident.

— A reckless driver in a white convertible was reported at 7:54 p.m. Monday on North Lincoln Avenue approaching Second Street, but was not found.

— A caller at 7:47 p.m. Monday reported a suspicious vehicle and person in the 700 block of East Fifth Street, saying the vehicle pulled up and a male acted like he was working on the vehicle and was looking at residences. The male told police he was working on the vehicle and waiting for a friend to come out of a residence. He left for the evening.

— Police responded at 7:26 p.m. Monday to the 100 block of East Fifth Street for a report of a man dumping sewage into the street. Contact was made with the man who was pumping out a basement, with fluid going into the street and draining north on North Ellsworth into a nearby drain. Officers did smell what was believed to be sewage coming from the hose being used. The man was told to turn the pump off and contact a professional company to have the rest of the basement pumped out. The fire department responded and checked the fluids.

— A neighbor dispute was reported at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the 200 block of East Sixth Street where a woman said when the neighbors empty their children’s swimming pool, it floods her yard. She spoke with the neighbor about it before. The person was asked by police if the pool could be emptied without it going into the yard due to the driveway being slanted. Both parties were told it’s a civil action.

— Police were called at 5:15 p.m. Monday to a dispute in the 1000 block of Cleveland between family members. It was a verbal dispute between a parent and child. The parties were separated.

— A pedestrian found a bank card on South Broadway and turned it over to police at 2:05 p.m. Monday. It was returned to the owner.

— Leland Paynter, 63, of Woodsdale Drive, was cited for insecure load after his truck dropped gravel onto the road at the intersection of State and Cunningham at 10:44 a.m. Monday. The city road crew responded to assist with removing the gravel.

— A woman on South Union Avenue reported at 6:28 a.m. Monday that a family photo was stolen. Officers were able to find the photo still inside the house.

LEETONIA

— An Oak Street resident at 4:24 p.m. Friday requested information about getting a protection order against a neighbor. He said the neighbor had become a nuisance to him and other neighbors and they all wanted protection orders. An officer provided the resident with the telephone number for the municipal court.

— Officers responded to the area of state Route 14 and Washington Street at 8:03 p.m. Friday after a Washingtonville officer requested assistance on a traffic stop in which the two occupants of the vehicle had been detained. Both occupants were ultimately cited by the Washingtonville officer.

— Michael W. Hover Sr., 51, High Street, Leetonia, was charged with OVI following a traffic stop at Wood and Oak streets at 11:41 p.m. Saturday.

— An officer responded to the a Hazel Street business at 5:09 p.m. Saturday in reference to an intoxicated person. The officer observed a male individual matching the description and after speaking with him, gave him a ride to his Waddell Street home.

— An officer responded to the area of state Route 344 and Old State Route 344 at 6:35 a.m. Sunday in reference to a woman walking in the roadway. The officer found the woman who said she was fine and just walking to Salem. She was advised to stay out of the roadway.

— A 400 block Pearl Street resident reported at 2:27 p.m. Sunday that someone had broken out a window in his vehicle and taken his backpack containing $100 worth of supplies. The resident provided the name of a possible suspect.

— A resident of the group home on High Street reported on station at 8:19 p.m. Sunday that he was hearing voices and wanted to go to the hospital. An employee at the home was advised of the situation and the resident was transported to the Salem hospital.

— An officer responded to a Walnut Street apartment at 9:39 p.m. Sunday in reference to an open door. The officer spoke with the resident who said she forgot that the door was open.

— An officer attempted to perform a welfare check on a Summit Street resident at 10:26 p.m. Sunday but was unable to make contact.

COLUMBIANA

–Police received a noise complaint at 540 Pittsburgh St. at 10:10 p.m. Saturday and arrived to find a birthday party underway with a band. Police asked the host to get the band to turn down the volume.

–Police were called to 65 E. Duquense St., at 11 p.m. Saturday about a dog breaking its chain and attacking another canine.

–Shar Hopkins, 23, of Youngstown, was cited for driving under suspension and a lane violation following a traffic stop on North Main Street at 7 p.m. Saturday.

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