Commissioner Polivka jailed on domestic complaint

HOWLAND — Trumbull County Commissioner Daniel Polivka is in custody after a reported domestic dispute.

Howland Police Chief Paul Monroe said Polivka was arrested at about 1 p.m. today at the Howland Library on East Market Street after his wife contacted police to report the incident.

“His wife alleged that he committed an act of violence against her,” Monroe said. He said the incident happened at The Old Avalon Golf Course on East Market Street in Howland.

Polivka, 46, of Country Club Drive South in Warren, was taken to Trumbull County jail for processing.

Elected in 2004, Polivka is serving his second term as county commissioner. He served as 5th Ward Councilman from 1983 to 1987 and Councilman at Large from 1988 to 2004.

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