— Frank Carelli, 61, Jimtown Road, East Palestine, was cited for failure to control, driving under OVI suspension, leaving the scene of an accident and theft after going off the left side of the road and striking a garage while driving on Jimtown Road at 12:06 p.m. Friday. Deena Smith, who was behind Carelli’s pickup truck, stopped to see if he was OK. Carelli reportedly locked his truck and removed the keys from Smith’s vehicle. Carelli then told Smith he would trade her keys and walked away. Carelli later claimed Smith’s vehicle struck his truck in the rear. The garage owner is Richard Peters.


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