— Police responded to the 800 block of Georgetown Road for a report at 6:54 p.m. Sunday of two suspicious people wearing dark clothing hiding out around equipment at Stitle Construction. Nobody was found. Officers spoke to the caller who said there had been a lot of foot traffic in the area and that a male and female were yelling at each other and the male was around the equipment. The caller also said she had packages taken off of her front porch and asked for patrol checks of the area.

— A 911 hangup call was reported at 8:27 p.m. Saturday in the 1100 block of Elberon Avenue.

— A caller at 12:44 p.m. Saturday reported a package delivered on Jan. 16 to an old address and wanted to make sure it was not mistakenly picked up by the current resident. An officer spoke to the current residents at the apartment on Prospect Street and was told they had not received any packages.

— A Plymouth Place resident at 9:20 a.m. Saturday reported having problems with an ex-husband who was there to gather property and requested an officer. Both were told to handle the matter civilly and call if there are problems. No threats or violence were reported.

— Police were called at 6:09 a.m. Saturday for a possible water line break at East 12th and North Union Avenue, where an officer found the street flooded. The city water department was contacted for the break, along with the township road department to handle the frozen intersection. Police also notified the homeowner of the water break and advised the water would be shut off for the fix.

— Unwanted persons were reported at 4:18 p.m. Friday in the 1100 block of Prospect Street Extension where a woman said her son and a female were both at her residence. She told them she was calling police and they fled.

— Vicky Grindle, 48, of Hanoverton, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence after sideswiping a parked, occupied vehicle in the parking lot of Circle K South at 10:38 p.m. Thursday. Police were called to the scene for a private property accident and while interacting with Grindle, noticed an odor of alcohol. Officers also saw opened and unopened alcohol in the back seat, asked if she had been drinking and she said she had five beers. She was charged after tests were conducted at the scene. She was given a courtesy ride to Holiday Inn Express.


— A man in the 500 block of Bank Street reported at 3:13 a.m. Monday that his vehicle would not start and he believed someone messed with the ignition. Officers didn’t see any visible damage.

— Police responded at 9:40 p.m. Sunday to Salem Regional Medical Center for an upset patient who was arguing with staff and attempting to leave. Officer stood by until the patient received treatment and was released, clearing the scene at 10:27 p.m. Sunday.

— Police were called at 8:49 p.m. Sunday to the 800 block of West Pershing for an unknown problem. A caller said a male unknown to her was screaming at her and she quickly hung up the phone. Officers were able to locate the male, who said he had a verbal disagreement with a pizza delivery person.

— A domestic was reported at 8:19 p.m. Sunday in the 900 block of Barclay Avenue where a female reportedly ran over a male with a vehicle, fleeing the scene in a white Ford Focus. The male was walking back down the street to his residence. Police could not locate the vehicle after searching the area. Officers made contact with the male, who was intoxicated, and had lacerations on his forehead. He did not wish to cooperate with the investigation, but fire department medics and EMT ambulance responded to treat him. He was transported to Salem Regional Medical Center. The incident is under investigation.

— Jamie Pastor, 33, of Teegarden Road, Lisbon, was cited for driving under suspension and a passenger, Henry Robinson, 28, of East Washington Street, Lisbon, was taken into custody on a warrant for larceny out of Canfield after a traffic stop at 7:20 p.m. at South Union and East State for a suspended driver. K-9 Argo indicated to the presence of a narcotic odor in the vehicle. Police found several items of drug paraphernalia and suspected narcotics. Robinson was turned over to Canfield Police.

— Anthony Smith, 23, of South Howard Avenue, was cited for driving under suspension after a traffic stop at 4:43 p.m. Sunday on South Ellsworth near Franklin. The driver consented to a search and the citation was issued.


— Joseph Sferra, 38, Columbiana was cited for driving under an OVI suspension after a traffic stop on state Route 14 at 12:38 a.m. Friday.

— A traffic stop was conducted on state Route 14 near Nulf Drive at 1:03 a.m. Friday for a moving and equipment violation. Officers conducted a probable cause search of the vehicle and located a small amount of suspected marijuana. Police did not issue any citations and the driver was given verbal warnings for the traffic violations. The contraband was later destroyed and disposed of properly.

— Jeffrey Seidner, 47, Salem, was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop on North Main Street at 3:16 a.m. Friday.

— Richard Dotson, 51, Salem, was arrested on an active warrant from the sheriff’s office following a traffic stop on state Route 14 at 3:49 p.m. Saturday.

— Officers were called to the park on East Park Avenue for a disturbance between a male and a female at 12:27 p.m. Sunday. All parties were separated with no one wanting to pursue any more of a complaint. All parties were given warnings for their behavior and left the park without further incident.

— Tim Saunders, Columbiana, and Donna Comtios, Youngstown, were given trespass warnings for Rite Aid on South Avenue at 8:05 p.m. Sunday.


— An officer responded to an alley off Ridge Street at 9:12 a.m. Friday where a street employee reported finding a no parking sign along with stakes on village property. The officer found the items and determined the sign was not legal and the stakes had not been permitted by the zoning officer.

— An officer responded to the first block of Oak Street at 4 p.m. Friday in reference to a parking complaint and found the vehicle in question parked in the wrong direction up over the curb. The officer responded to the registered owner’s home and spoke with his father, who said his son was at work and would move the vehicle when he returned home.

— An officer responded to the area of Main Street and Washingtonville Road in Washingtonville at 11:59 p.m. Friday to assist Washingtonville police on an OVI traffic stop. The officer assisted with traffic control and vehicle inventory.

— An officer responded to the 300 block of Ridge Street at 3:09 p.m. Saturday in reference to a neighbor dispute in which a resident reported her neighbor threw stuff in his yard and backed his truck into her yard. She was advised the matter is civil and to contact an attorney. The officer then spoke with the neighbor and advised him of the same.


— The manager at the Shale Tavern called at 5:22 p.m. Saturday because there was a man at the bar who was engaging in “sexual activity” in front of everyone and he refused to leave. Police arrived and escorted him out of the building and he was also banned from the premise.

— Police were called to a domestic dispute on North Vine Street at 5:42 p.m. Saturday. The caller said she wanted the man living there with her to leave and take his brother with him. The man could not find a place to stay for the night, so the caller agreed to spend the night at a friend’s house.


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