Police log


— A woman reported that her son had run out of her back door during an argument at 11:23 a.m. Tuesday. An officer stopped the boy on North Market Street and brought him home.

— Officers were dispatched to the dog park on Caldwell street where two women and a girl jumped the fence to get in the dog park at 8:36 p.m. Wednesday. Officers advised them the dog park was closed, and they apologized and left.

— An officer was dispatched to Green Street regarding a noise complaint about someone revving an engine for hours at 9:48 p.m. Wednesday. The officer made contact with the man, who apologized and said he just installed a new exhaust on his truck. He agreed to stop the noise.

— Officers responded to a fire complaint on East High Street at 9:01 p.m. May 13. The officers were able to make contact with the homeowner and informed the resident that the fire was too large and needed to be put out.

— A Morning Journal employee reported that her car tires were being slashed at 1:09 a.m. Monday. Upon inspection, there were three flat tires, but the officer was unable to locate any large slashes or punctures.

Highway Patrol

— Douglas W. Barnhart, 55, of Wellsville, was traveling on Y and O Road in Saint Clair Township when he drove off the side of the road and struck an area of trees at 9:44 p.m. Tuesday. Barnhart was lifeflighted to UPMC Pittsburgh with serious injuries, and charges are pending.

— Jacob B. Clark, 21, of Hanoverton, was cited for failure to control and OVI when he drove off the side of state Route 172 in Hanover Township, struck a utility pole and overturned at 3 a.m. Sunday. He said he was drinking at a friend’s house before driving.

— Maggie Maharick, 20, of East Liverpool, was struck by a deer while traveling on state Route 11 in Elkrun Township at 9:01 p.m. Wednesday.

— Emily Duff, 18, of East Liverpool, was struck by a deer while traveling on state Route 11 in Elkrun Township at 9:43 p.m. Wednesday.

County Sheriff

— A state Route 517, Elkton, woman reported at 7:16 p.m. Thursday, her neighbor was destroying her flower bed around her mailbox. Deputies discovered the flower bed actually was around both mailboxes. Speaking to the neighbor, deputies learned the woman has been taking down the American flags the neighbor has been placing on and around her mailbox. Deputies spoke to the first woman and told her to move her flower bed so it is only around her mailbox and to stop taking things from the neighbor’s mailbox.

— A state Route 45, Salem Township, woman reported her daughter was threatening to call police if she did not return her DVD. The woman said her daughter and her daughter’s husband were harassing her by telephone. She was told to block the number and deputies told the daughter to leave her mother alone.

— A state Route 644, Hanover Township, woman reported she was scammed by someone who called claiming to be from the Social Security Administration. The caller claimed the woman had a Toyota Corolla registered in her name, which was found in El Paso, Texas, with drugs, blood, credit cards and bank account information tied to the woman. She gave the caller her Social Security number and address, but when she told the caller she did not have a bank account, the caller hung up on her.

— A Sunset Drive, Yellow Creek Township, woman reported at 11:24 a.m. Thursday her bulldog was stolen from her yard. The brown and white dog has a license and is up to date with its shots. Deputies spoke to a couple of neighbors, both who said they had not seen the dog. The dog warden’s office was notified in case they find the dog.


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