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SALEM

— Police responded at 10:54 p.m. Sunday to the 700 block of North Lincoln Avenue regarding a civil mattter. Officers learned the issue was over ownership of puppies. A female said she had been watching the puppies for the owner and she was under the impression that the male had abandoned them and was reluctant to return them. Officers helped them come to a peaceful resolution. The male was told he’s no longer welcome at the residence.

— Thomas Summers, 41, of 19142 Haiti Road, Salineville, was taken into custody on a warrant for criminal trespass after a traffic stop at 8:15 p.m. Sunday on Cleveland Street near North Union for an equipment violation. Nothing illegal was found during a search of the vehicle. He was turned over to a sheriff’s deputy.

— A woman in the 1000 block of East Third Street reported at 7:28 p.m. Sunday that a light blue van sideswiped her neighbor’s truck and continued east. The vehicle wasn’t found.

— Corey Spencer, 25, of 310 Vine St., was charged with reasonable control and leaving the scene of an accident after police responded at 5:35 p.m. Sunday to the 300 block of Vine for a group of people trying to beat up the male caller, later identified as Spencer. Police learned the male caller possibly fabricated this story after finding his vehicle crashed on Sixth Street near North Lincoln Avenue. EMS ambulance responded due to an injury on his face and Sinsley Towing was called to tow the vehicle. Ohio Edison responded due to the damaged utility pole. The police report said the vehicle was southbound on Lincoln turning left at Sixth Street and traveling at an unsafe speed. The vehicle traveled off of the right side of the road and struck a utility pole, causing it to break. The driver fled on foot and police identified him and issued the citation. The report said alcohol was suspected, but due to medical concerns no field sobriety or alcohol tests were given.

— Police responded at 4:45 p.m. Sunday to Holiday Inn Express on North Cunningham Road where a female reported her vehicle taken by a family member. Police determined the matter was civil and told her options.

— An officer saw a male juvenile in the 1600 block of South Lincoln Avenue throwing rocks into the parking lot of a business at 3:15 p.m. Sunday. The juvenile was told to stop and his father was advised of the issue.

— A juvenile was reported alone with a baby stroller in the 200 block of North Broadway at 2:13 p.m. Sunday, but was not found.

— A possible missing person was reported at 9:17 a.m. Sunday by a man who said his cousin made comments about possible self-harm on social media. He said he had not had contact with him for an extended period and was worried because it was out of character for his cousin. Officers spoke with known associates of the person who all said they had not heard from him for an extended time. Officers checked his last known address but were unable to make contact.

— A man flagged down police at 9:13 a.m. Sunday in the 100 block of West Seventh Street to report large pieces of stone and concrete in the street. He saw kids playing in the driveway and throwing stones in the road. Officers spoke to the mother of the juveniles who said she would talk with them about not throwing stones.

— Officers and fire department first responders were called at 6:14 a.m. Sunday to the 500 block of East Third Street for an unknown medical problem. EMT arrived and the man was voluntarily taken to a hospital for treatment.

LISBON

— Police responded to Days Inn when a man reported that his girlfriend refused to allow him in the hotel room after reading text messages he sent to an ex-girlfriend at 8:32 p.m. Sunday. The two were staying in the hotel because their apartment is having water issues, and their landlord was paying for the room. The girlfriend allowed the man back into the room under the condition that he slept on the floor.

— Police responded to a possible fight call at 2:30 a.m. Oct. 11. Upon arrival, the two men wrestling said that they were just wrestling around as a joke.

— A woman reported that her daughter allegedly stole her deceased husband’s debit card at 12:46 a.m. Oct. 10. The woman said that several hundred dollars were stolen from the account.

LEETONIA

– An officer responded to the Horizon Home on High Street at 5:13 p.m. Thursday where a resident was being evicted. The resident was given a courtesy ride to the Rescue Mission of Mahoning County in Youngstown.

– Jonathan E. Mitchell, 47, Scroggs Road, Lisbon, was cited for OVI, driving under suspension and refusal to test after an officer responded to the area of Hazel and State streets at 8:49 p.m. Thursday where Mitchell was reportedly operating a motorcycle he did not own while intoxicated. The officer observed Mitchell on the motorcycle and having trouble keeping it steady at the stop sign.

– Harryvan Alicea, 29, Youngstown, was cited for speeding, no driver’s license, drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana following a traffic stop at state Route 344 and Old State Route 344 at 11:42 p.m. Thursday. The officer could smell the odor of marijuana and a search of the vehicle revealed two pipes with residue in both and a empty clear baggy by the driver’s seat.

– Officers responded to the area of state Route 344 and Main Street at 10:16 p.m. Friday in reference to a one-vehicle crash and found the vehicle in the ditch with the driver still inside. An officer assisted the driver out of the vehicle and EMS checked him for injuries. Due to statements the driver made about harming himself, the driver was transported by ambulance to St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown for evaluation. An investigation indicated the driver was westbound at a high speed and lost control of the vehicle, which slid sideways off the roadway and rolled over, striking a man hole cover and fire hydrant before coming to rest on its roof.

– Dwight J. Rohrer, 23, Main Street, Leetonia, and Brice D. Latshaw, 37, Walnut Street, Leetonia, were both cited for disorderly conduct after an officer responded to Rohrer’s home at 8:02 p.m. Saturday where he reported Latshaw had assaulted him in the Eagles parking lot regarding a previous incident at another village bar. The officer spoke with both men separately at their homes and found both had injuries to their faces. Both declined medical attention and accused the other of starting the fight.

GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT

– Officers responded to Chaparrel Family Campground on West Middletown Road at 9:34 p.m. Oct. 10 in reference to a person who refused to leave after being told to have his camper removed by that day. The camper owner, identified as James R. Pesano, 35, Vine Street, Salem, said a tow truck was on the way to remove the camper. Pesano was found to have an active warrant out of Austintown and was arrested. A female with Pesano, identified as Rachal Dee Gurganus, 37, Girard, was found to have an active warrant out of Trumbull County and was arrested. She was also charged with obstructing official business after giving officers false identification information.

– Terrence J. Hazel, 71, Glenview Drive, Canfield, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in the 5000 block of Western Reserve Road at 3:50 p.m.. Oct. 14 in which he was westbound and drove left of center and crashed into the ditch on the south side of the roadway. No injuries were reported.

– Dale W. Payne, 55, North Ellsworth Avenue, Salem, was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Route 62 at state Route 165 at 2:47 p.m. Oct. 15 in which he was stopped southbound at the traffic light and moved forward, striking the rear of the vehicle in front of him. No injuries were reported.

– Tyler Jeffrey Schauer, 30, Ellett Road, Beloit, was cited for driving left of center following a two-vehicle crash in the 9000 block of state Route 534 at 4:08 p.m. Friday in which he was southbound and attempted to pass a vehicle driven by Mark A. Leitzel, 39, Darbyshire Drive, Canfield, who had slowed and started a left turn into a driveway. Schauer’s vehicle struck Leitzel’s and rolled twice, coming to rest a yard. Both drivers were treated on scene.

– April Lee Spivey, 37, Tallmadge, was cited for possession of marijuana and speeding following a traffic stop at state Route 14 and Pine Lake Road at 10:34 p.m. Friday.

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