- An employee of a store in the 2300 block of East State Street called police at 10:51 a.m. Thursday regarding a suspicious couple who had also been in other stores in the area. They were both described as appearing to be in their 20's dressed in dirty clothing, the male with dark hair and a ball cap worn backwards and the female with long dark hair. When asked if they needed anything, they gave different stories of what they were looking for but were in the wrong store. While the clerk was helping other customers, they went around a corner looking at other items. The manager asked if they needed anything and the male advised a screw type gun and they were checking at Tractor Supply. After they left, a drill case was found opened by a back aisle. The drill wasn't there because it had been used in a return situation. Busy Beaver also called about a couple in their store being suspicious but nothing was taken. They were also in Sears. Tractor Supply was called to let them know and the couple had already been there but nothing was missing. They were not found.
- Heather Hairhoger of Southeast Boulevard reported at 10:45 a.m. Thursday that sometime over the past two days, someone scratched the passenger side of her vehicle with a sharp object.
- A doctor's office called at 10:13 a.m. Thursday concerned about a female patient who couldn't be reached. Mail was still in her mailbox on Woodland Avenue and a neighbor did not know she had left. After talking with family members, the police had the fire department make entry, but she was not home. They learned a family member had picked her up.
- An officer on patrol saw an open door on a vehicle at 6 a.m. Thursday in the 300 block of West 10th Street. Change had been taken. The owner secured the door.
- A domestic was reported at 2:29 a.m. Thursday in the 600 block of East Third Street. The woman was gathering her things so she could leave. The man said he only wanted her to turn down the radio. She left.
- Police were called to Walgreen's in the 2100 block of East State Street at 1:17 a.m. Thursday for an alarm at the pharmacy. The exterior was secure. The keyholder arrived and the interior was checked and also was secure.
- A suspicious male was reported at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of Continental pacing in the parking lot and looking into vehicles. Police located him and learned he lived in the area and was out for walk.
- A runaway juvenile was reported at 8:11 p.m. Wednesday from Vine Avenue who hangs out at Centennial Park. Officers were later told she came home.
- Police were called at 8:08 p.m. Wednesday to assist Perry Township Police in the 1800 block of Garfield Road for a person with a gun complaint. Dispatch said they were okay, but police stood by until the township officer said they were no longer needed.
- A water line break was reported at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday in the 800 block of Prospect Street, with the water department notified.
- A missing person/runaway report was filed after a woman on East Seventh Street reported at 3:38 p.m. Wednesday that her daughter left the house on Sunday and had not returned home.
- An officer on patrol at 2:49 p.m. Wednesday saw a car parked on the south side of West Pershing Street blocking the sidewalk. The owner received a written warning after the man came out of a business, saying he was unaware of the violation.
- Debris was reported in the road at 8:57 a.m. Wednesday in the area of South Ellsworth Avenue and the railroad crossing, but was not found.
- A woman in the 1100 block of Franklin Avenue reported a scam Wednesday, noting she had already talked to her bank and was also told to call the Ohio Attorney General's office. A man with an Arabic accent called Tuesday afternoon and then a second call came at 5 p.m. Tuesday. He had told her he was with Microsoft to assist her with a virus problem she actually had a few weeks ago. She could hear what sounded like background noise from an office with other people on phone calls. A few weeks ago she talked to an actual Microsoft employee who helped her with the virus. The caller on Tuesday knew about the virus and indicated some money would be credited back to her so a bank account was needed. The bank account was given from a local bank and Western Union was also used. During this process, her computer screen had begun to flash or parts were flashing while they were on the phone. After several hours, she became suspicious and contacted Western Union and the bank. Her credit card/debit card was cancelled and Western Union attempted to assist. A transaction for $210 was on hold.
- Police were called at 3:12 p.m. Tuesday to the 400 block of West Fourth Street where a U.S. Postal carrier said she was attempting to deliver the mail when the dog broke out of the door and bit her from behind. The dog owner showed a license, but said the dog was not up to date on its shots. He was told he had to quarantine the dog, with the case under investigation.
-A resident in the 300 block of West Fifth Street reported at 9:05 a.m. Tuesday that his neighbor's dog has been coming onto his property, growling at him and urinating on his patio. The dog owner said the dog keeps getting loose from its collar. He'll try to find a better way of keeping him tied up.
Constable Dan Valentine said he received a report from a resident in the 37000 block of state Route 558, Leetonia, at 5:10 p.m. Tuesday advising that the same man who keeps starring at her son and is at it again. She stated her 10-year-old son was outside playing in the yard when he saw the man drive around the bend by his trailer and the man began starring at him and then sped up. The boy ran into the house and told his mother.
- Beaver Township police reported at 3:19 a.m. Wednesday there was a silver Corvette leaving the Sheetz station in North Lima and the driver was drunk. Police checked the area but did not come across the vehicle.
- Glenn E. Bender, 38, of East Palestine, was arrested for violating a protection order following a routine traffic stop on South Main Street at 3:37 a.m. Wednesday The reason: the person who obtained the protection order against Bender was a passenger in his vehicle.
- A caller reported Wednesday the people who moved out of the house at 404 N. Elm St. left their dog behind. Police found an emaciated golden lab mix and the house in deplorable condition. The basement was full of water and had no power since May 8. A humane society and the county dog warden were contacted.
- A caller reported Wednesday someone broke into a pop machine at the Arsuffi Laundromat.
- Police received a call about suspected child neglect at a Beechwood Drive at 5:51 p.m. Wednesday.
- A man stopped at the police department on Wednesday to say he suspects his ex-wife of doing drugs.
- Police received a complaint about trash in a yard in the 800 block of North Market Street at 2:12 p.m. Monday. Police arrived, but there was no one home at the time. Police spoke with the resident the next day and were told the trash would be cleaned up.
- Karen R. Aikens, 45, state Route 164, Leetonia, was sitting in traffic when the pickup truck behind her drove into the rear of her car. The accident occurred at the intersection of Saltwell Road and North Market Street at 7 p.m. Monday, and Edward S. Moore, 62, Fairfield Avenue, Columbiana, was the driver of the truck.
-Michelle Hall, South Green Street, reported Monday she and her husband went to the store but left their 17-year-old son home to watch the other three children. When they returned the three laptop computers their son had been playing with on the front porch had been stolen.
-A caller reported there were children hanging out of a second-story window in a house across from the county juvenile justice center parking lot at 2:12 p.m. Monday. Police spoke with a man at the residence, who said he would shut and lock the windows.
-Herb Chesney reported a semi-truck making a delivery to Chef's Table was blocking his driveway at 6:36 a.m. Tuesday. Police spoke with the driver, who said he would be done in 15 minutes, and Chesney said he was OK with that.
- Police responded to a report of a lady who had fallen in the alley behind the Allay Nursing Care facility on Pendleton Street at 8:36 a.m. Tuesday. An officer spoke with a nurse from the facility, who said the resident must have gotten out but the alarm did not go off. The resident was unharmed.
- A disabled vehicle was found in the middle of the intersection of Lee and North Jefferson streets at 8:13 a.m. Wednesday. A man said the vehicle belonged to his brother and had broken down earlier but they left because they had an appointment with the probation department. The man was able to get the vehicle started enough to get it into a driveway.