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POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

— A suspicious item was reported at 8:05 a.m. Wednesday near the Cranmer bridge near Sharp Avenue. Officers found a bag full of clothes and makeup.

— A caller at 7:51 a.m. Wednesday reported a suspicious person sleeping on a tenant’s front porch in the 500 block of East Third Street. The person was told the tenant didn’t want him returning and left.

— An officer was flagged down at 7:11 a.m. Wednesday by a motorist who was lost after leaving work and attempting to get back to Alliance. The motorist seemed extremely tired and was having trouble driving. He was pointed in the right direction and told it might be a good idea to park somewhere and rest awhile before driving again.

— Police were asked at 6:03 a.m. Wednesday to check on a person found sleeping on a sidewalk in the 400 block of East State Street. He said he was ok and would move on.

— Police and fire personnel were called Wednesday morning to the 1400 block of East State Street for a tree/power line down. Ohio Edison was notified to respond and correct the problem.

— Police responded at 1:02 a.m. Wednesday to the 700 block of North Lincoln Avenue for a 911 hangup call. A woman said her son was out of control. Officers were able to get him to calm down and agree to stay calm and go to bed.

— A possible protection order violation was reported at 7:33 p.m. Tuesday in the 900 block of Newgarden Avenue where a woman said she received a text from the person the order is against. Officers discovered the text came from the person’s mother. She said the person didn’t send the text and she had no knowledge of the message sent.

— A driver received a written warning after a traffic stop at 6:53 p.m. Tuesday on North Lincoln Avenue. K-9 Simon indicated to the presence of a narcotic odor. The contraband was seized and destroyed.

— Deanna Moschella, 41, of East Third Street, was cited for operating a vehicle under the influence, no license, traffic control device and hit/skip after an accident at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday at West State and South Howard. A vehicle allegedly driven by Moschella ran a stop light and struck a work van driven by David Englert, 70, of Country Saw & Knife on West State Street. Moschella took off eastbound on East State Street and officers in the area found the vehicle on South Ellsworth and were able to box it in due to reckless driving. She was removed from the vehicle and taken into custody and taken to jail.

— A woman at 3:16 p.m. Tuesday reported her dog missing/stolen, saying the dog got loose between 6 and 7 a.m. Tuesday and around 1 p.m., she received a call from a person claiming to have her dog and wanting to turn it over. The person then wanted money for the dog. The incident is under investigation.

— Allen Vancooney, 25, whose last known address was Salem, was taken into custody at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of South Lincoln Avenue on a failure to appear warrant out of Stark County. He was turned over to Massillon Police.

— Police were called at 1:17 p.m. Tuesday to Mullins Street at the railroad tracks to check on a woman bent over who appeared to be in distress. No one was found.

— A woman on Continental Drive reported at 12:06 p.m. Tuesday that her mother has her power-of-attorney and was refusing to give her money. She was told to contact the courts or an attorney.

— Police were called at 11:11 a.m. Tuesday to the 200 block of West Wilson Street for a well-being check. The man was found sleeping, but ok, and then police learned he had an outstanding warrant. Robert Harroff, of Hammondsville, was taken into custody on a warrant out of Columbiana County for aggravated possession of drugs and turned over to a sheriff’s deputy.

— A disturbance was reported at 10 p.m. Monday in the 900 block of West Pershing Street where police had already responded a half hour earlier for an intoxicated person in an argument. Police gave everyone a final warning for disorderly conduct.

LEETONIA

— A resident called to complain of harassment from his sister Monday. The mans sister said she owns the home and has intentions of selling the property. She is advising the man that he is being evicted. She came on station to make a report that she is receiving threats from the man.

— An officer responded to an alarm going off at a business Monday. An employee had entered the wrong code when beginning their shift.

— Officers assisted with a fire alarm at Horizon homes Tuesday. No fire was found and units were cleared without incident.

EAST PALESTINE

— Officers responded to a North Sumner Street address Monday morning regarding a complaint about a male screaming at someone at the home. Officers located Marcus Gutierrez on the neighbors porch. Gutierrez had a warrant through Columbiana County. Gutierrez was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and turned over to the sheriff before being transported to jail.

— Officers were dispatched to a residence on Sumner Street regarding a domestic disturbance Monday afternoon.

— Several people were removed from the park pool Monday afternoon for causing issues.

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