— A caller reported Jan. 6 there was a man in a window of a West Washington Street house yelling for help. Police arrived at the house and the man said he had been sleeping and denied knocking on the window or asking for help. Police asked if they could check the house anyway and they found no one else inside.

— Police responded to a domestic dispute on Riverview Drive on Jan. 1, where a man accused a girlfriend of striking him in the abdomen during an argument. The man declined to press charges and he just wanted her to leave for the night, which she was able to do.

— A woman house-sitting a residence on North Market Street reported Jan. 6 she thought she heard someone downstairs talking and then load a firearm. Police, along with sheriff’s deputies and state troopers, checked the house but did not find anyone inside, and there were no signs it had been broken into.

— Police received a call about a person slumped over the steering wheel of a vehicle parked on South Green Street on Saturday. Police knocked on the window of the pickup truck, waking up the woman. The woman said she had driven from Ravenna, where she had been cited for driving under suspension, but was allowed to drive home to Salineville. She decided to stop at her father’s house in town but was waiting until morning to contact him because she did not want to wake him up in the middle of the night.


— Shane W. Barnes, 29, of Youngstown, was arrested on a warrant issued by North Jackson police following a traffic stop on South Avenue at 12:39 a.m. Friday.

— Katlyn Clemens of Salem was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop on state Route 14 at 9:08 p.m. Friday.

— Police were called to a domestic dispute on Allen Avenue at 11:59 p.m. Friday.

— Criminal trespass warnings were issued to several occupants of a vehicle seen leaving a Hawkins Lane home at 1:51 a.m. Saturday.

— Police were called to a domestic on South Vine Street apartment at 10:39 p.m. Saturday, with the son agreeing to leave for the night.


— Police were called at 8:31 p.m. Monday to Walmart on East State Street for an alleged shoplifter. Store personnel said a female failed to scan all items and attempted to leave without paying for $145 worth of merchandise. The female was told by police she would receive a summons to appear in court.

— A woman on East Fourth Street reported at 2:57 p.m. Monday that she received a suspicious call from a male who sounded foreign. He said she was a victim and he needed some information. Some personal information was given and the call ended, then the woman called her bank and the bank personnel felt a report should be made with police. No money was taken or lost at this time.

— Officers responded at 2:07 p.m. Monday to the 1400 block of Cleveland Street where a woman said she received a credit card in the mail that she had not applied for. She was told her options.

— Police responded to the 200 block of South Lincoln Avenue for a possible reckless driver. The vehicle was not found.


— An officer responded to the 400 block of South County Road at 6:51 p.m. Jan. 6 to assist Washingtonville police on a traffic stop near the Leetonia school campus. The officer stood by until no longer needed.

— An officer responded to the first block of High Street at 1 a.m. Saturday where a resident reported hearing someone on her front porch who then ran away. The officer searched the area but could not find anyone.

— An officer conducted a well-being check on a male at a home in the first block of Walnut Street at 6:53 p.m. Saturday after Youngstown police reported his roommate reported he had not heard from him the last few days and was afraid someone may have killed him. The males said he was fine and well taken care of by his boyfriend.

— An officer responded to a 100 block Chestnut Street home at 3:45 p.m. Sunday at the request of Salem police to speak with the residents about reported harassment of a pizza shop in the city. The juvenile at home said her mother was at work and denied calling the pizza shop. The mother was contact and advised to call Salem police.

— An officer responded to a 100 block Spruce Street home at 7:46 p.m. Sunday where someone reported hearing banging on the porch of the residence. The officer attempted to contact a resident at the home for several minutes before a female came to the door. The female said she was home alone and just woke up, but everything was fine.

— Robert H. Spaulding, 30, East Palestine, was charged with carrying a concealed weapon after a patrolling officer on Monday observed him acting suspicious near the railroad tracks at the bike trail and found him in possession of a knife with a longer than 6-inch blade in addition to multiple smaller knives. Spaulding claimed he was on the bike trail to play the guitar he had with him. There had been several previous reports about a strange man hanging around the trail.


— A domestic dispute was reported at about 10:51 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of West Martin Street. Police spoke to both people involved and determined no violence occurred. The man decided to leave the home for the night.

— Police checked on a West Main Street woman reportedly making suicidal posts on social media at 8:13 p.m. Monday. The woman denied the posts were suicidal in nature and stated she had no intentions of harming herself.

— Police received a hangup 911 call from a home in the 200 block of Alice Street at 7:56 p.m. Monday. After speaking to the adult at the house, it was determined a child had accidentally dialed 911.

— An open door was reported at a condemned property on East Clark Street at 3:41 p.m. Monday. Police checked the home and found no one. The door was secured.

— Door to door solicitors were reported wearing blue jackets in the 500 block of Alice Street at 2:33 p.m. Monday. Police determined the people were legitimate and police explained the village policy with a procedure of checking in at the police department prior to beginning soliciting. Police were informed the supervisor was on the way to the police department to check in.

— A disturbance was reported at about 10:51 p.m. Sunday on South Market Street.

— Police responded to an overdose reported at 9:54 p.m. Sunday on North Pleasant Drive.

— A suspicious person was reported at 8:30 p.m. Saturday on East Rebecca Street. There were concerns the person may have broken into a vacant building on Rebecca Street, but the building was found to be secure.

— A custody dispute was reported at 5:50 p.m. Friday at an East Grant Street home, where the non-custodial mother wanted to pick up her children for visitation. The father refused to allow the mother to take the children for numerous reasons. Police told the mother to leave and handle the situation through the civil courts.

— A sick or injured raccoon was reported in the 400 block of Brookdale Avenue at about 2:11 p.m. Thursday. The raccoon was found to have been struck by a vehicle and was unable to walk. It was put down.

— A woman brought a small dog found wondering around on East Main Street to the police station at 8:02 a.m. Thursday. The owner of the animal picked the dog up at the station, explaining it had somehow escaped the fenced in backyard.

— Police found a man sleeping in his vehicle at McDonald’s at 11:34 p.m. Jan. 6.

— An East North Avenue resident reported at 10:10 p.m. Jan. 6, there was a vehicle parked behind Rockenberger Auto Parts for about 20 minutes.

— Police checked on a North Market Street resident at 11:13 a.m. Jan. 6 after their employer reported they had not been able to reach the person for several days. The person said they were feeling under the weather, but were fine otherwise. Police notified the employer.

— A man reported at 9:59 a.m. Friday, he had been scammed out of $350.

— A Bacon Avenue man reported at 7:27 p.m. Friday there was a woman at his home and he wanted her removed.


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