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PERRY TOWNSHIP

— A suspicious vehicle was reported at 9:16 p.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of Benton Road where a woman said a vehicle had been parked outside her apartment for two days with no one around. She was told to contact the property owner about getting the vehicle towed.

— Police were called at 11:11 a.m. Tuesday to the 1300 block of West State Street for an unruly juvenile attempting to remove his ankle bracelet after being placed on house arrest by juvenile court in Lisbon. The juvenile was upset that he was sent home from school for violating school rules on vaping products in school. No reason was found for any charges. Police were called back to the residence at 5 p.m. for the juvenile being unruly. The grandmother said he was on house arrest and doing everything he could to get in trouble. Officers told her if he continued to act out, he can be taken to the Tobin juvenile detention center.

— Possible telecommunications harassment was reported at 9:02 p.m. Monday when a woman in the 1100 block of Prospect Street reported issues with her ex-boyfriend’s new girlfriend, showing officers text messages which did not make direct threats towards her. She just wanted police to be aware and she had already blocked the female on social media.

— A man requested a welfare check on his child at 6:51 p.m. Monday in the 1100 block of Prospect Street where he thought there was drug activity in the residence. Officers made contact with a female at the residence who said his child was ok. Officers saw no drug activity. She said this has been an ongoing issue with the man.

— Officers responded with Columbiana County Drug Task Force agents to Salem Acres on Prospect Street at 2:01 p.m. Monday to serve a misdemeanor arrest warrant. Police located Christopher Steele in the apartment and took him into custody, taking him to the county jail.

— Ringo Grate, 20, of Leetonia, was cited for failure to yield after turning his vehicle left from U.S. Route 62/state Route 45 onto West State Street in front of George Henry, 71, of Lisbon, who was southbound, causing the Henry vehicle to strik the Grate vehicle. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. Both occupants of the Henry vehicle were transported to a hospital by KLG.

— A resident in the 1100 block of Prospect Street reported at 1:20 p.m. Sunday that someone stole $48 from her unlocked vehicle.

SALEM

— Cash Ritchie, 28, of Canfield, was taken into custody on a warrant for aggravated menacing and cited for driving under suspension after a traffic stop at 12:27 a.m. Wednesday in the 1200 block of North Lincoln for an equipment violation. The driver was recognized as having an active warrant and turned over to a deputy to be taken to jail. Marijuana paraphernalia was recovered during a search of the vehicle and destroyed at the station without charges.

— A suspicious vehicle was reported at 10:54 p.m. Tuesday in the 700 block of East Fourth Street. The vehicle was found with the keys still in the ignition, parked in the middle of the road with no one around. Officers secured the keys and were unable to locate the owner. The vehicle was towed and the purse inside the vehicle was taken to the police station for safekeeping.

— A domestic was reported at 9:32 p.m. Tuesday in the 800 block of South Lundy Avenue. The male had already left. The caller said her live-in boyfriend came home from the bar intoxicated and began smashing items in the residence. No injuries occurred. While police were there, he came home and agreed to stay at a friend’s house for the night. He was given a courtesy ride.

— Joshua Killing, 24, of Salem Unity Road, was charged with having weapons while under disability and taken to jail after a traffic stop on Southeast Boulevard near Kennedy Drive at 8:48 p.m. Tuesday. K-9 Argo indicated to the presence of a narcotic odor in the vehicle. Suspected narcotics and narcotics paraphernalia were located in the vehicle. Police also located a firearm in the vehicle.

— A driver received a verbal warning for a moving violation at 8:13 p.m. Tuesday on East Sixth Street. K-9 Argo indicated to the presence of a narcotic odor. Nothing was located during a search.

— Kyle Jennings, 24, of West Main Street, Leetonia, was cited for physical control, operating a vehicle under the influence refusal, and taken to the Columbiana County jail after police were flagged down at 5:36 p.m. Tuesday for a male passed out in a vehicle on South Broadway near Franklin. Police found the male asleep and smelled the strong odor of alcoholic beverages. Police turned the vehicle off and pulled the keys from the ignition, then woke him up and spoke with him. He refused to cooperate with field sobriety tests and refused a blood alcohol concentration test.

— Police were called at 5:16 p.m. Tuesday to check the well-being of people in the 600 block of Arch Street after a caller advised two people were arguing and making threats of self-harm. Both told police they were having a dispute over the juvenile being disrespectful. The two said they weren’t going to harm themselves and everything was fine.

LEETONIA

— An officer responded to the 100 block of State Street at 11:26 p.m. Monday where a resident reported she thought she heard someone trying to get into her apartment. The officer searched the perimeter of the home and found it secure. The resident said it sounded like someone throwing rocks at the door.

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