Police Reports


— Police responded to South Avenue and East Euclid at 9:45 a.m. Monday for a report of chickens loose in the neighborhood. The chickens belonged to a property in the 600 block of East Euclid. Contact was made later with the owner who was told about the running at large complaint and that chickens must be kept 150 feet or more away from other residences/properties.

— A followup investigation was determined necessary Tuesday afternoon after a detective spoke with an elderly person who had arrived at a Jennings Avenue residence Monday evening unexpected and was very emotional and confused over a mailing from a medical office in Salem.

— Police responded, along with fire department medics and EMT ambulance, for a medical at Walmart at 1:32 p.m. Tuesday. A diabetic male had collapsed, but was found sitting in a chair drinking orange juice.

— A 911 hangup call was reported at 12:46 p.m. Tuesday in the 700 block of South Lundy Avenue. Residents said they did not call.

— Officers responded at 11:07 a.m. Tuesday to the 600 block of East Ninth Street to check the well-being of a female whose mother called police after not hearing from her in a few days. No one answered the door and since the person had been recently released from the hospital, the fire department also responded. The landlord arrived and confirmed the person had moved out and nobody should be inside. Police and fire personnel made entry and confirmed nobody was there.

— A suspicious gray SUV was reported parked on the road with four-way hazard lights activated at 10:39 a.m. Tuesday in the 300 block of Morgan Court. The driver was working as a real estate appraiser for the Columbiana County auditor.

— Police were called at 9:19 a.m. Tuesday to the 1600 block of South Lincoln Avenue to check the well-being of an elderly male described with a gray beard and wearing a blue jacket who was hitchhiking and possibly had a form of dementia. The person was not found.

— A maroon Chevy minivan was reported flashing its lights erratically at West State and Benton Road at 7:58 a.m. Tuesday, but was not found.

— A male driver received a verbal warning after a traffic stop at 10:20 p.m. Monday for an equipment violation. During a probable cause search, police found marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia. The male admitted to smoking, however, he was not impaired. The contraband was confiscated and destroyed at the station.

— Police responded at 8:32 p.m. Monday to the 200 block of Vine Avenue for an alleged fight. A female was on someone’s property and got into a physical altercation with the property owner’s mother because she would not leave. Nobody wanted to press charges. The female was trespassed from the property.

— A driver received a verbal warning for moving violations after a traffic stop at 6:46 p.m. Monday on West Wilson Street near Ash Street. Several items of contraband were found during a probable cause search of the vehicle. After being warned, the driver was sent on their way. Police transported a juvenile home. Contraband items will be sent for testing, with charges pending the results.

— An officer at 6:29 p.m. Monday stopped a male for suspicious activity after watching him remove a bag from a vehicle and leave on foot in the 100 block of West State Street. During the encounter, the male consented to a search of the bag, however, nothing illegal was found and he was sent on his way.

— A neighbor dispute was reported Monday afternoon in the 1300 block of East State Street where the upstairs and downstairs tenants were at odds over a shared hot water tank issue. Both were told to contact the landlord and avoid each other.

— Police at 4:05 p.m. Monday spoke with a woman regarding damage done to property by a current tenant in the 1500 block of East Pershing Street. She was told it’s a civil matter and given some options.

— A woman reported her cell phone was stolen while she was at Walmart on East State Street at 2:55 p.m. Monday. An investigation is pending.

— Police responded at 2:32 p.m. Monday to the 700 block of Newgarden Avenue to deliver a message on behalf of the Pennsylvania State Police, but learned the person was now in Sebring. Pennsylvania authorities were notified.

— Police and fire department medics responded at 12:46 p.m. Monday to the 500 block of East Fourth Street for a medical alarm in an apartment. A caretaker said the person was having medical issues. EMT ambulance transported them to the hospital for further evaluation.

— Lines were reported down in the 900 block of South Union Avenue. Firefighters confirmed they were cable lines and removed them.

— A barking dog was reported at 11:51 a.m. Monday in the 1200 block of East Pershing Street, but nobody was home. A tag was left on the door.

— Police were called at 10:21 a.m. Monday to the 700 block of West State Street for a possible suicidal adult male. The person was coherent and denied any thoughts of self-harm. Fire department medics and EMT ambulance responded. His mother arrived a short time later and took responsibility for him. The person refused transport.


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