County Sheriff

— A deputy responded to a 49000 block Dyke Road home in Middleton Township at 8:16 p.m. Jan. 13 in reference to a male individual not letting a female leave. The deputy spoke with the female who said that her friends, who had made the report, wanted her to go out, but she did not want to. She said she would tell her friends.

— A deputy responded to the 900 block of Township Line Road in Madison Township at 11 a.m. Saturday where a resident reported finding items in the road she believed were placed there to damage her vehicle. After inspecting the items, the deputy determined the items had likely been used to gain traction by someone who had gotten there vehicle stuck in the snow.

— A deputy responded to the 11000 block of state Route 45 in Elkrun Township at 12:51 p.m. Saturday in reference to a stolen Cargo utility trailer that had been parked in a terminal Jan. 13 and found missing two days later. The trailer was used as a service box trailer and carried items needed to make road repairs to vehicles. It also had inside a gas stick welder, a gas air compressor, 100 feet of air hose and four tires with rims.

Highway Patrol

— Shawna Blake, 34, of Salem, was cited for OVI, failure to control, driving under suspension and seat belt violation after she went off the left side of the road and struck a utility pole while driving on Valley Road in Butler Township at 5:47 p.m. Jan. 9.

— Mary Ross, 78, of Leetonia, was cited for assured cleared distance after she struck the rear of a stopped vehicle driven by Raymond T. Magallon, 28, Struthers, on state Route 344 in Fairfield Township at 3:49 p.m. Friday.

— Samantha L. Stryffler, 22, of Homeworth, was cited for assured cleared distance and a seat belt violation for striking the rear of a stopped vehicle driven by Dominic V. Nardis, 67, of East Canton, at the intersection of Georgetown and Homeworth roads in Knox Township at 2:37 p.m. Friday.


— Police were called the Circle K about a drunken male customer asking everyone for a ride home. After police arrived, a man from inside the store said he would give the drunk a ride home.

— Police were called to a domestic dispute on East Lincoln Way on Jan. 12. No one was home when police arrived, and police then were contacted by the caller who called them to say she no longer wished to pursue charges.

— Police were called to a tenant dispute at the Moore Street apartments on Jan. 9. The parties advised the noisy neighbor issue is something they need to take up with the landlord.

— Richard Vecchio, state Route 164, was charged with public intoxication on Thursday after receiving a complaint about him. Vecchio was found behind the car wash next door to the Circle K and was given a ride home after being charged.

— Police were called to Coaches on Thursday about a man throwing things and threatening to assault other customers. The man, who had been drinking, claimed his wallet had been stolen and accused the workers, and even searched a waitress’s car. The man then threw a glass cup at her while she was behind the bar but missed. He then threatened everyone in the bar and to drive through the restaurant if he did not get his wallet back. He also broke a bathroom door and then broke a glass picture frame on his way out of the building. The manager said the owner would contact police to advise them whether he wants to press charges.

— Police were called to the Frola Motel outside of town on Sunday to back up county sheriff’s deputies responding to a domestic dispute. The deputy advised the couple they would be asked to leave if they did not calm down.

— An officer on patrol saw a motorist strike a sign, pole and curb lawn as he turned from Jackson Street onto East Lincoln Way on Friday. Almost all of the damage was to the vehicle, and the Hanoverton man who was driving said he would pay for any damages.


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