East Liverpool

— David M. Kane was served at 3:57 a.m. Saturday in the first block of West Ninth Street with several arrest warrants out of East Liverpool and the sheriff’s office, after he allegedly fled a red Pontiac G6 stopped for a possible investigation. He was a passenger in a car driven by a female, who fled the scene from the original stop location. Court paperwork located in a bag in the back seat was found to belong to Whitney N. Shroades.

— Dominique Labree Smith was arrested at 1:03 a.m. Saturday in the first block of West Fourth Street on a charge of marijuana possession, after a traffic stop. Smith was the passenger in a vehicle driven by Andre Lamont Owens Jr. that was the subject of a open air sniff by the Hancock County K9 officer, which indicated to the presence of narcotics. A digital scale was discovered in the vehicle’s center console, which Owens alleged was to weigh jewelry; however, it had white powder residue on it. Owens was cited for a turn signal violation, and the scale was sent to the crime lab with possible additional charges pending test results.

— A loud music complaint was received at 1:49 a.m. Saturday in a Heights Manor building, where a caller allegedly also smelling “pot”.

— Charges may be pending against a couple who is directing abusive language towards a subject in the 800 block of West Ninth Street. The alleged victim claims at 2:24 a.m. Saturday that they have been using “cuss words,” racial slurs and peeling tires outside of her house for more than a month. The couple was put on notice that if the harassment continues they may be charged.

— Police were dispatched to the first block of West Seventh Street to investigate a suspicious man who was walking between houses looking into windows around 7:14 a.m. Saturday. When confronted, the subject denied the allegations and said that he was discharged from East Liverpool City Hospital and walking to “clear his head.” He refused officers’ offers of assistance.

— A Bradshaw Avenue man reported at 2:24 a.m. Sunday being harassed by a neighbor, after just returning home from prison where he was serving time for a sex crime that he was wrongly convicted of. The report was made, and if the harassment continues, he may talk to the law director about possible charges.

— Cameron Miller was cited at 4:11 pm. Sunday for no operator’s license and operating an off-road vehicle on the roadway, after a Daisy Alley resident documented him operating a go-cart and mini dirt bike on the road illegally. He also was warned if police receive any more complaints about his off road vehicles being on roadways, they will be confiscated.

— A courtesy transport was given to a disabled auto driver at 1:43 a.m. Sunday in the first block of state Route 7.

— A verbal warning was given to a subject making a rolling stop at 2:18 a.m. Sunday in the first block of Broadway Street.

— A College Street woman was admonished at 4:31 p.m. Sunday, after allegedly making “ignorant” comments to juveniles who referred to her as “the cat lady.”

— Michael Anthony Hayes was arrested at 3:52 a.m. Sunday in the 600 block of Bradshaw Avenue for an open container, no operator’s license and loud exhaust, after a routine traffic stop. Hayes also was served with a warrant for sexual imposition.

Highway Patrol

— Melinda S. Smith, 36, New Waterford, was traveling on Crestview Road in Fairfield Township when she struck a deer at 7:15 a.m. Wednesday.

— Alexander R. Hawk, 18, Negley, was cited with failure to control after he drove off the road, struck an embankment and overturned on Sprucevale Road in Middleton Township at 9:47 p.m. April 25. Hawk sustained minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

— Julia E. Soules, 39, Salem, was cited with failure to control after she drove off the road while traveling on Georgetown Road in Knox Township and struck a ditch, rock, bushes, a tree and two gas meters at 3:15 p.m. April 24. Soules was not injured.

— Robert H. Courter, 64, Rogers, was traveling on state Route 154 in Middleton Township when he lost control of his motorcycle and went off the road, striking a guardrail and rolling down an embankment at 4:44 p.m. April 27. Courter sustained serious but non life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital. Courter was later cited with failure to control.

— Kaylee S. Pitts, 16, Summitville, was traveling on state Route 644 in Franklin Township at 3:49 p.m. April 27 when another vehicle went left of center, causing Pitts to swerve off the road. She overcorrected and drove back off the road, striking a utility pole. Pitts sustained minor injuries and declined treatment. The driver of the other vehicle has not been identified.

— A vehicle was traveling on state Route 164 in Center Township at 5:50 p.m. Thursday when it lost control and went off the road, striking an embankment, mailbox and curve ahead sign. The vehicle continued down the road and struck another mailbox before returning to the road and striking a vehicle driven by Brandon K. Locke, 34, Salineville. Locke and his passengers, one adult and two children, were not injured. The other driver has not been identified.

— Niki D. Gibbs, 41, Salineville, was cited with failure to control, driving under suspension, no seatbelt and OVI at 7:45 p.m. Thursday. Gibbs was traveling on Seigler Road in Washington Township when she lost control and went off the road, striking a ditch, embankment and a tree. Gibbs was not injured.

— Jacqueline L. Lake, 38, Lisbon, was traveling on state Route 45 in Madison Township at 5:21 p.m. Saturday when the steering on her vehicle went out, causing her to drive off the road and strike a sign before driving back across the roadway, striking an embankment. Lake was not injured and did not receive any citations.

— Delores A. Stanley, 62, East Liverpool, was cited with right-of-way at through highways at 3:34 p.m. April 25. Stanley failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Heck Road and state Route 7 and collided with the vehicle of Kristen N. Osiniak, 28, Boardman. Stanley continued down the road and collided with a vehicle driven by Mark Gibley, 60, Salem. Osiniak and Stanley sustained minor injuries and were treated by EMS at the scene. Gibley was not injured.

— Suzanne M. Debray, 49, Lisbon, was cited with failure to control after she failed to negotiate a curve while traveling on state Route 45 in Madison Township and went off the road, side-swiping a row of small trees at 12:31 a.m. April 26.

County Sheriff

— Deputies responded at 3:30 p.m. Saturday to the Rogers post office where an intoxicated man was causing problems. Richard Vecchio was charged with persistent disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and assault of a police officer for kicking a deputy in the cheek, and taken to jail. He also was given a citation for marijuana.

— A deputy performing routine checks at 3 a.m. Thursday found an open door at the Clear Creek site near New Waterford. Nothing seemed amiss and he secured the property.

— An inmate was reportedly assaulted at the county jail Wednesday but said he would not cooperate in the investigation. He signed a refusal to prosecute form. There was no good video of the incident.

— A Florida woman called Thursday night asking for a welfare check on her aunt on Hillcrest Road near Wellsville. Deputies made contact with the aunt.

— Deputies responded to a domestic dispute at a Yeager Drive, Madison Township, home at 4:34 a.m. Thursday. Deputies spoke to those involved, who reported no one was physically assaulted, but items were taken from each other and not returned. Written statements were gathered, along with a refusal to prosecute.

— Deputies checked on a woman on Meadow Wood Drive, Butler, after a 911 call was received from her phone, but she would not answer at noon on Sunday. When deputies found her, she said it was probably her small dog walking on the phone that had dialed it.

— A state Route 7, Elkrun Township, woman reported at 12:28 a.m. Sunday her children are with their father and they were to be home by midnight. They were dropped off at 12:50 a.m. and she wanted the matter documented in a report.

— A Walker Road, West Township, man reported at 4:36 a.m. Saturday a man was inside his home sleeping in a recliner chair. Daniel J. Common II, 21, Quaker Church Road, East Rochester, was charged with burglary and transported to the county jail.

— A state Route 170, Unity Township, woman reported at 12:47 a.m. Saturday a domestic violence situation between her and a man, but she then signed a refusal to prosecute.

— A Winona man reported at 3:30 a.m. Saturday another man damaged his vehicle and he wanted a report on file.

— Deputies responded to Buckeye Road, Madison Township, where a woman reported at 2:27 a.m. Sunday her vehicle had been stolen and it was located at a Glasgow Road, Madison Township address. She refused to give her name and hung up. Dispatchers were able to determine the name of the woman the phone number belongs to, but no one would answer when deputies called. No one came to the door at either the woman’s house or at the Glasgow Road home either.

— An overdose was reported at a Kibler Road, Unity Township, home at 1:19 a.m. Saturday. Deputies and New Waterford EMS arrived at the same time. The person was unresponsive and transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Boardman.


Today's breaking news and more in your inbox

I'm interested in (please check all that apply)

Starting at $4.50/week.

Subscribe Today