Police Log

County Sheriff

– Deputies responded at 10:55 a.m. Friday in the 600 block of Wells Hollow Road to a neighbor dispute.

– Dispatch sent officers at 11:53 p.m. Oct. 8 to the first block of John Street in Salineville for a domestic dispute, where a son was having suicidal thoughts and a father was having heart attack symptoms. Both were transported to East Liverpool City Hospital.

– A welfare check was performed at 12:58 p.m. Tuesday in the 1300 block of Francis Drive, where a couple had been involved in an emotional breakup.

– A complaint about suspicious activity was investigated at 2:58 p.m. Wednesday in the 47000 block of Riffle Road, where deputies found a man slumped over the steering wheel of his car taking a nap after parked on the side of the road.

– A resident of the 36000 block of Day Road called to inquire about the eviction process.

– A Madison Township resident reported at 1:20 p.m. Saturday in the 12000 block of Cusick Road for advice regarding her adult stepson, who suffers from mental health issues.

St. Clair Township

– A township resident of the 14000 block of state Route 170 reported at 12:16 p.m. Wednesday that he has been receiving collection notices about a past due electric bill for an address in Michigan despite never living there.

– Jeffrey D. Meredith, no address listed, was arrested at 4:50 a.m. Wednesday in the 14000 block of Birch Road on charges of aggravated burglary and domestic violence, after allegedly assaulting his wife in a back bedroom after forcing his way in the residence.

– Residents reported at 7:24 p.m. Tuesday of Ross Street and Wyoming Avenue that someone has been going through their mail and throwing it under nearby trees and vehicles.

– A woman reported at 6:52 p.m. Tuesday that a known individual is pulling in the residence driveway, honking their horn and speeding up the road.

– A resident of the 46000 block of Kelly Avenue reported at 5:04 p.m. Monday that his neighbor keeps blowing lawn debris onto his property.

– Officers answered a report regarding a possible domestic shortly after midnight Sunday near the station. The female half was given a courtesy ride to her mother’s house on Old Fredericktown Road, after officers discerned that it was a verbal dispute regarding unreturned calls.

– A female resident of the 14000 block of Old Fredericktown Road wanted information on filing harassment charges over the weekend around midnight.

– Thomas Pittigener was served with warrants at 3:56 p.m. Oct. 9 after being discovered allegedly passed out in a Calcutta Square parking lot.

– Mark A. Antonio, no address listed, was arrested at 9:18 p.m. October 9 in the first block of state Route 170 on OVI charges, after a routine traffic stop. The officer stopped the vehicle after allegedly witnessing a series of offenses and he failed field sobriety tests. An inventory incident to arrest resulted in the discovery of a silver pipe with burnt residue believed to be marijuana was found between the driver’s seat and door, resulting in additional charges for drug paraphernalia and the traffic offense, license plate light.

– A resident of the Echo Dell Mobile Home Park reported at 12:13 p.m. Oct. 8 reported the theft of his motorcycle from a shed behind his residence sometime since Oct. 7. In the past, the vehicle had been taken by relatives, so he was given information on how to file it stolen.

– A resident of the 49000 block of Calcutta Smith Ferry Road reported at 4:48 p.m. Oct. 6 that someone had came into his unlocked home and stole cash, a firearm from an unlocked gun safe and a 1985 four-wheeler from behind his detached garage.

– A series of defendants were arrested on theft charges at Walmart after allegedly failing to pay for items, followed by day and amount: Jena Smith, Oct. 1, $95.50; Kasey Bailey, Oct. 1, $51.18; James Cook and Jessie Roush, Oct.2, $224.02; Fawn Weaver, Oct. 4, $115.23; Kaylan Scragg, Oct. 4, $76.79; Rebecca Mehaffey and Jackueline, Oct. 4, $100.96; Natalie Szpyka, Oct. 7, $99.14; Kenneth Ginsberg, Dec. 9, $69.68 and Zachariah Jones, Oct. 11, $61.28.

– Also arrested at Walmart was Alexis Harrison, no address listed, at 11:35 a.m. Oct. 4 on charges of petty theft, possession of criminal tools and criminal mischief. According to the report, two officers were forwarded to the store for a shoplifter who fought with them and fled the store with stolen merchandise totaling $175.30 that she allegedly stole by cutting packages home and placing in her purse.

East Liverpool

– Police reported successfully completed coronavirus compliance checks at 1:10 p.m. Monday in a Fourth Street construction site near Market Street; at 8:55 a.m. Tuesday in a West Fifth Street school bus site; and at 9:49 a.m. Wednesday in a hospital parking lot.

– A license plate was reported off a pontoon boat trailer at 1:32 pm. Wednesday in the 300 block of West Fifth Street.

– Douglas Austin, no address listed, was served with an additional warrant for local companion animals’ charges at 10:31 a.m Wednesday in the Alliance Municipal Court law library.

– A resident of the 100 block of West 6th Street reported at 2:14 p.m. Tuesday that a male was urinating at her doorway before entering a cab, who was later identified by the company and taken to Riverview Towers.

– Officers were dispatched at 1:38 p.m. Tuesday to the 500 block of Wilbert Avenue to remove a trespasser from Columbiana Metropolitan Housing Authority property; however, his girlfriend denied he was there and would not officers to look for him.

– Police responded at 12:56 p.m. Tuesday to the first block of Crawford Avenue to investigate an alleged parking complaint.

– A female in the 800 block of Ohio Avenue reported at 8:05 a.m. Tuesday that she was assaulted by the father of her children, allegedly grabbing her forearm and leaving visible marks before ripping her wallet and cell phone from her hands and breaking the phone. He fled the scene before police arrival.

– Brycen Douglas, no address listed, was served at 8:31 a.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of West Sixth Street with an assault warrant.

– Officers stood by with a subject suffering alcohol detox symptoms at 12:40 p.m. Tuesday in the 700 block of St. Clair Avenue, eventually convincing him to be seen at the emergency room.

– Police responded at 10:50 a.m. Monday to the 1300 block of Etruria Street to investigate a call regarding possible drug activity and a possible stolen U-Haul van, which did come back as stolen when the plate was ran through dispatch. There was no person present at the scene.


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