– A man was reported with his head bent over the steering wheel blocking customers in the parking lot of Save-A-Lot on February 25. The driver was found unconscious, but was still breathing. As EMS tried to get into the vehicle, police placed a brick in front of the tire as the vehicle was in gear. The police managed to roll the vehicle, park it and remove the key from the ignition. A syringe was found in the cup holder and another in the man’s left pocket. He regained consciousness before the narcan was administered and was taken to East Liverpool City Hospital by Lifeteam for further treatment. A folded $20 bill with white powder inside was sent to the Criminal Investigations Bureau for testing with possible charges pending.
– A couple reported on March 7 that in 2022, someone opened the passenger door of their Jeep Compass and damaged the door frame. Then, in early March, they found scratches on the windshield. On March 5, he was moving his motorcycle off the porch and found scratches on the motorcycle’s rear fender. Then, on March 7, he discovered that the windshield appeared to have a hole from a BB gun.
– Officers responded to the park and straddle State Road 154 to assist a Columbiana County deputy transport an inmate March 12 at 6:13 p.m. KLG arrived on the scene and extricated the combative inmate. Once back in the deputy’s vehicle, the police followed them to the jail and left without further incident once prison staff came to help them.
– Officers were dispatched to Save A Lot on March 10 at 3:36 a.m. when an alarm went off. When they arrived they learned that the butcher had accidentally triggered it and there were no more problems.
– A medical call brought officers to Pendleton Street at 3.11am on March 10 when a caller told officers a patient had set off his medical alarm and said he was unable to move. Officers found the person and a family member was called to enter the home and let paramedics in to check on the patient. The call was cleared without further incident.
– At 4 a.m. on March 7, someone called the department and said there was a car driving up and down West Washington Street, mentioning a Dodge Charger or Challenger. Officers patrolled the area and saw a Dodge Charger after 20 minutes, but it was not breaking any laws and the call was dropped.
– Officers responded to a call at 635 East Lincoln Way on March 2 after reporting a car had crashed into a telephone pole. They found car parts and debris at the scene, but no cars were there. The pole was inspected and determined to be structurally sound. The caller informed officers that they suspected the accident had happened the previous night at 9 p.m. The debris has been cleared and the call has been erased.
– Police carried out a welfare check on March 3 at 4:04 p.m. on North Market Street. The person in question has been located and is well, they told officers.
– Just before 1 a.m. on March 3, officers were called to Allay Senior Care for a fleeing resident. As police searched the area, they were informed that the resident had returned.
– Officers were advised that a deputy arrested a runaway minor on the roadway outside the police department on March 2 at 9:16 p.m. The child was determined to be from a home outside of Lisbon. Officers stayed away until the deputy answered the call.
– Police responded to the VFW on East Lincoln Way after the alarm was raised. They found no signs of forced entry or broken glass, but the main door at the back of the building was unsecured, so officers cleared the building. All other doors were secure. The call was cleared and no further incidents were reported.
– Officers were called to remove an intoxicated man from a Graham Street address at 2.45am on March 6. When officers arrived he was gone. The man called the resident and they put him on the line with the officers. The man was furious and uncooperative. He was told not to return to the residence or he would be arrested. The resident said he didn’t want to press charges for the man who kicked in their door.
– A resident came to the station on March 8 to file a theft complaint after saying his credit card was used without his knowledge or consent. Shawn David Mahon is facing charges of receiving stolen property after the plaintiff said the charges amounted to $731.50. The man admitted he did it to the victim on his phone and video was found of the man showing him using the card to buy lottery tickets. Officers searched for Mahon but did not locate him.
– Police carried out a traffic stop on Feb. 23 shortly after 11 p.m. for an off license plate light. They pulled up to the Travelers Motel parking lot. The driver seemed nervous and told the officers he didn’t have a license. Officers searched him and found brass knuckles. Then they searched the car and found drugs and paraphernalia, including three syringes and some unknown pills. He was released at the scene and charges are to be filed at a later date.
– Police received a call on March 9 about a woman using a crowbar to break into a house just after 9 a.m. When they arrived, the person said they had lost their key. The officers gave them a bolt cutter and they cut the door lock.
– A caller told officers he was driving to the North Market Street car wash and believed his trailer tractor hit the gutter on March 5 at 12:51 p.m. There was damage to the gutters which officers believe were from previous accidents. The man said he wasn’t sure he had damaged any. Officers told the owner who said he would look.
– A caller reported being concerned about a baby with a group of people walking on South Beaver Street on March 5 at 2:44 p.m. Officers checked on the group and said they were out for a walk and that everything was fine.
– Officers were called to resolve a dispute between landlord and tenants on March 5 at 8:35 a.m. The landlord said the principles were behind on rent and their water bill and were moving out. She said she padlocked the door. Officers asked her if she had started the eviction process and she said no. Tenants said they needed belongings inside and needed four hours and then they would be gone. Officers told the landlord she needed to properly evict the tenants, but they were leaving and needed time. The owner agreed to remove the lock.
– Officers assisted a locked-out person on Cherry Street March 5 at 6:37 p.m. No other incidents were reported.
– A resident called police to report he was concerned about a smell of drugs near children on North Market Street on March 5 just before 11am. Officers said the Drugs and Children’s Services Task Force would be notified.
– A caller told officers they had a protective order and were concerned the person would be home March 4 at 2:44 p.m. Officers told the person to change their locks and said that they would patrol the area.
– A resident came to the station on March 1 at 7:21 p.m. to report a fraudulent call he had received about an overdue credit card bill from 2004. The caller had his Social Security and due date birth on file, so officers advised him to check his credit report.
– The police were called to an apartment on North Market Street to remove someone. On March 1, just before 8 p.m., the caller said the man might be overdosing. Officers arrived and the man was coherent but visibly distressed. Emergency medical services arrived and said the man had a broken hand and had been taken to hospital for treatment. In the meantime, the police brought her belongings to her mothers without any further incidents being reported.
– Police were called to Allay Senior Care on February 28 at 5.34pm to help a patient in distress. The pink officers slipped the patient and the EMS transported them to the hospital.
– A traffic stop on February 28 at 5:41 a.m. ended up delivering a fugitive to justice. Officers arrested Chad Mason Collins of Salem for an expired sticker when he told them he had a suspended license. Then, dispatchers confirmed an active warrant out of Butler County for Collins. He was taken into custody without incident, cited for expired license and driving with suspension, charged with being a fugitive from justice, and handed over to Chief Abraham.