- Police responded to a residence in the 400 block of South Ellsworth Avenue for a report of threats at 11:20 a.m. Wednesday, meeting with workers from Columbia Gas and city firefighters. Columbia Gas received an emergency call for carbon monoxide gas and needed to check the residence and said the resident stated he had guns in the house. Officers made contact with the resident and made entry with Columbia Gas so they could perform their check for gas. The fire department remained outside while Columbia Gas checked the residence. No carbon monoxide was detected, the fire report said.
- Leeann Dillow, 22, of Southeast Boulevard, was cited for failure to yield after exiting the McDonald's parking lot on East State Street at 10:40 a.m. Wednesday and striking an eastbound vehicle on East State Street driven by Scott Kidd, 57, of East Liverpool.
- Police were called at 7:23 a.m. Wednesday to the 1300 block of North Ellsworth Avenue for a criminal damaging report involving a motor vehicle. A woman believed her ex-boyfriend did the damage. An investigation was pending.
- Police responded to the 2800 block of East State Street for a report at 5:52 a.m. Wednesday of someone yelling at cars. The person was found walking along State Street and said he was not yelling at cars, but screaming in general due to losing his money.
- A man from the 1100 block of East State Street reported at 10:34 p.m. Tuesday that on Monday he let a female friend use his vehicle to transport her children home with the understanding the vehicle be returned in a few hours. Officers tried to contact her and left a message. The man called police and said the vehicle was found by his residence.
- A woman in the 2000 block of Monroe Street reported at 9:05 p.m. Tuesday that a male friend was calling and texting her, making threats to a male who he thought was with her. The man was contacted and told to stop contacting her.
- A suspicious vehicle was reported in the east-west alley south of the 700 block of East Third Street at 9:33 p.m. Tuesday. The occupants were identified and had been talking. An officer pointed out a no parking sign and the vehicle was moved.
- A vehicle was reported damaged in the Walmart parking lot at 9:07 p.m. Tuesday, with the dent consistent with the front corner of a shopping cart striking the car. The owner located a cart near the vehicle, but the report said it wasn't known if the wind blew the cart into the car by accident or whether someone shoved the cart intentionally. Video will be reviewed.
- An alarm activation was reported at 7 p.m. Tuesday at a business in the 100 block of North Broadway Avenue. The exterior was checked and a door was found unsecured. Police entered the building and found it to be in order. A keyholder responded and the building was secured.
- A burglary was reported at 6:31 p.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of North Lincoln Avenue where a victim reported a first floor window was broken inward. Officers checked the residence, but didn't find anyone. The victim then entered and noted three shotguns taken. No other belongings were noticed missing.
- Police were called at 5:51 p.m. Tuesday to the 500 block of West Eighth Street for a dispute between a girlfriend and boyfriend who lived together but were splitting up and had a disagreement over property. They were told it's a civil matter regarding their personal property. The domestic violence laws were explained to them and they were told to stay away from each other if they can't get along.
- A woman from Southeast Boulevard reported at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday that she came home and found her ex-boyfriend at her residence and he began yelling at her and harassing her. He began following her around the city, continuing to yell at her and call her vulgar names. An attempt will be made to contact him.
- A clerk for Smith Oil, 968 E. State St., reported at 5:43 p.m. Tuesday that someone in a black vehicle pumped $39.92 in gas and left without paying.
- A suspicious person was reported at 4:25 p.m. Tuesday in the 1500 block of East State Street, but left before police arrived.
- Police responded at 3:22 p.m. Tuesday to the 1400 block of East State Street for a verbal altercation that took place between a boyfriend and girlfriend who live together. The mother of the male got involved and he threw items and broke various pieces of property. Officers determined there was no actual physical violence. The girl left and took the mother with her to alleviate the problem for now.
- Police were called for a disabled vehicle at 11:02 a.m. Tuesday at East State Street and North Lincoln Avenue and found a car parked on the side of the road. The driver came out of a nearby store and explained she didn't know she couldn't park there. The vehicle was not disabled. She moved the vehicle.
- Police spoke with a man in the front lobby at 9:40 a.m. Tuesday about his wishes and concerns. He said he wanted to shoot a gun or blow something up to relieve some aggression because it helped him in the past. He didn't make any suggestion that he wanted to hurt anyone or himself nor did he indicate he would. It was agreed he would go to Salem Regional Medical Center to seek counseling. Police called a mental health office and advised them of the situation and they were going to send a person to speak with the man at the hospital. The report said an arrest was not justified at this time and that this case was better suited to mental health counseling. The department had been speaking to this male for several weeks now.
- Brian Sexton, 59, of 154 Benton Road, was taken into custody at his residence at 8:32 a.m. Tuesday on a warrant for failure to appear. Officers and the Columbiana County Drug Task Force had gone there to check for him.
- Jamie Sandine, Seventh Street, reported at 2:27 p.m. Tuesday she was being harassed by her landlord.
- Robert White, North Jefferson Street, reported Monday waking up to find court papers laying on his computer and he said his door was locked. He was told to contact the county sheriff's office to inquire about the court papers.
- A clerk at Smith Oil reported someone driving a black vehicle drove off without paying for $15 in gas at 8:43 a.m. Tuesday. Police traced the vehicle through its license plates and determined it was a loaner. They contacted the driver, who said she paid at the pump but would check with her bank to determine if the charge went through.
- Bob Wagner, West Washington Street, reported Tuesday he had Mike Skidmore sell a motorcycle for him. Wagner said Skidmore sold the motorcycle for $400 but has only paid him $100 to date. Wagner was told this was something he would have to pursue through court if Skidmore does not pay him in full.
- While on patrol an officer came across a red Grand Am stuck on a tree stump on East Lincoln Way near Weber's Funeral Home at 1:51 p.m. Friday. The unidentified driver said he became stuck on the stump after parking in the yard. The driver managed to get the car pushed off the stump.