— Darby Mayhew, 39, of East Sixth Street, was cited for driving under suspension-failure to reinstate after a traffic stop at 11:18 p.m. Wednesday on West State Street. Nothing illegal was located during a consented search. The vehicle was left in a lot and the occupants left on foot.

— A woman from Benton Road reported at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday that a known female is harassing/stalking her. An officer planned to advise the other female to stay away from the woman and stop all contact. The woman was told how to obtain a protection order.

— Police made two arrests after a traffic stop at 6:38 p.m. Wednesday on West State near Jennings when police saw a male driving who was known to have a suspended license. A firearm was observed in plain sight. The male did not possess a carry conceal weapon permit. The occupants were ordered to exit the vehicle and detained. During a probable cause search, officers located two hypodermic syringes. The driver, Jack Shaffer III, 35, of Greentown, was charged with a felony count of carrying a concealed weapon and driving under suspension. The passenger, Tiarra Kiger, 26,of Greentown, was charged with drug abuse instruments. Both were taken to the Columbiana County jail.

— Police were contacted by Canfield Police at 6:09 p.m. Wednesday to make contact with someone in the 200 block of West Pershing and ask them to call Canfield. Officers delivered the message.

— An unoccupied, disabled vehicle with hazard lights on was discovered at 4:58 p.m. Wednesday on East Pershing Street. Contact was made at the address of the owner, who said the vehicle belonged to a grandson and they would get it moved.

— Police responded to the 1900 block of East State Street at 12:40 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a female walking away from the hospital without medical clearance. She was located at her residence and transported back to the hospital.

— Police were called at 11:47 a.m. Wednesday to the 500 block of East Third Street for a man who attempted to harm himself the night before and was still having thoughts. Fire department medics and police spoke to him and his counselor and he was taken to Alliance Hospital by EMT. Police filled out a pink slip to order he be evaluated.

— A domestic dispute was reported and well-being check requested at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of South Union Avenue where a man said his wife had not been taking her medication and was having mental issues. The daughter advised the same. The woman said she wasn’t having any issues and admitted stopping her medication a few months ago. Fire department medics and KLG arrived and she was voluntarily taken to Salem Regional Medical Center for an evaluation.

— A possible scam was reported at 4:48 a.m. Wednesday on Fairview Court. A woman said she had been speaking to a male on Twitter and he asked for money via game cards and said he was coming to her residence. An investigation deemed the Twitter account was false and she was told to block it.


— Deanna Moschella, 40, of Prospect Street Extension, was charged with assault and taken to jail after police were called to the Prospect Street Extension residence for an assault at 8:39 p.m. Wednesday. The caller said a woman was assaulted by another female, later identified as Moschella. The victim said she was pushed to the floor and had her hair pulled by Moschella and was pushed into a support beam in the basement living area where Moschella stayed.

— Police responded at 7:56 p.m. Wednesday to the 700 block of Benton Road for a report of threats and harassment. Officers discovered the incident with a woman’s mother occurred in the city of Salem, so she was referred to Salem Police.

— A welfare check was requested at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday in the 1100 block of West Perry Street for a person who left the hospital before being released. The person said they were fine and did not want to return to the hospital.

— Police were requested at 1:36 a.m. Wednesday by Salem Police to check for a vehicle in the 1100 block of West Perry Street that may have been connected to a breaking and entering in the city. The vehicle was not found.


An officer responded to the 500 block of Cherry Fork Avenue at 5:50 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a domestic dispute. A resident reported his neighbors had been screaming at each other for about two hours. The officer spoke with the neighbors and told them to keep the noise down.

— Shane M. Meade, 41, Leetonia, was charged with criminal trespassing and resisting arrest after a patrolling officer observed him acting very strange on the sidewalk along Main Street in downtown at 11:28 a.m. Wednesday and told him to return home and stay there. The officer watched as Meade entered a vacant upstairs apartment and start to wander around. Upon arrest, Meade struggled with an assisting officer and had to be tased.

— An officer responded to the 400 block of Somer Street at 3:40 a.m. Thursday where a resident reported a female who does not know where she is supposed to be. The female said she had smoked a drug with her boyfriend next door and was feeling unwell. Columbiana EMS responded and transported her to a local hospital.


— Police responded to Commerce Circle for a vehicle-deer crash at 1:35 a.m. Wednesday.

— A man reported that a UPS package was stolen from Camelot Drive at 10:08 a.m. Wednesday. An officer responded and took a report.


–David W. Lotze, 50, Cleveland Street, Salem, was charged with marijuana possession following a traffic stop on North Market Street at 11:46 p.m. Nov. 13. He was pulled over for a lane violation and police found some marijuana on him along with an open container of Lady Bligh spice rum, but he passed the field sobriety test

–Police were called state Route 164 near Dickey’s at 6:25 a.m. Nov. 13 because Richard R.Vecchio, 50, state Route 164, had fallen from his bicycle. Vecchio was stumbling and had slurring and police found alcohol in a water bottle he was carrying. Vecchio was cited for public intoxication.

–Wyatt J. Fone, 24, of Chester, W.Va., was cited for improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle following a traffic stop after a beer can was seen being ejected from the vehicle on East Washington Street at 12:41 a.m. Nov. 15. Fone was the passenger and he advised the officer he had a handgun — a loaded Sig Sauer with 11 rounds in the magazine. Fone was charged because but lacked a concealed carry permit.


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