– Dale Clemmer, West Main Street, East Palestine, reported a domestic dispute at 12:28 a.m. Sunday. He and a woman both admitted to drinking and arguing with each other. Clemmer had a bloody fist reportedly from punching the wall. Neither wanted to pursue charges.

– Julie Adams, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported a domestic dispute at 8:37 p.m. Friday. She claimed her boyfriend argued with her and grabbed her by the throat. She signed a refusal to prosecute form.

– An employee at Huntington Bank, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported an abandoned vehicle in their lot at 8:58 a.m. Saturday. Deputies explained she could have it towed if she chose to and then the deputy called the owner of the vehicle, who explained it broke down and he parked it there until his wife got home from work, when he planned to retrieve it.

– Robin Wolf, Tower Road, Salem, reported at 10:44 a.m. Saturday she and her husband got into an argument at their home. When she tried to leave, he took her keys and threw them into the snow. She got her spare keys and got into her vehicle, but he tried to block her with his truck several times. When she finally left, he reportedly followed her all the way to the Salem Police Department. Deputies explained to her husband he cannot hold someone against their will.

– Kim Davis, Leetonia Road, Leetonia, reported at 12:49 p.m. Saturday she received a copy of her medical records in the mail and the envelope was not sealed. She was concerned about her personal information falling into the wrong hands. Deputies suggested she keep an eye on her accounts.


– Fern Osterling, Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, reported at 10:33 a.m. Saturday her renter drove through her yard causing damage. She had blocked the drive with a tree, but he drove over the tree.

– Steve Cope, Kirk Road, Columbiana, reported at 6:41 p.m. Friday he saw a car turn around in his driveway and it appeared to be the same suspicious car he saw a few months ago on the day his four-wheeler was stolen.

– A 15-year-old Meadow Wood Drive, Salem, girl reported at 6:41 p.m. Friday a schoolmate was accusing her of taking her possessions and the two had a falling out. The other girl then called and left a threatening voicemail message. Deputies called the phone number and got the other girl’s mother, who agreed to speak to her daughter so there would be no more problems.

– Fred Springer Jr., state Route 45, Lisbon, reported at 4:22 p.m. Friday he believes someone stole his St. Bernard dog, which was missing at 7 a.m. when they went to feed it. The collar was unfastened and still attached to the chain. Springer had already called the County Humane Society, but they had not seen the dog. He was told to call the County Dog Warden in the morning to see if they had found it.


– A bus belonging to the county Developmental Disabilities Board went into a ditch while turning onto state Route 164 from an unknown road in Salem Township at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 14. The passengers were unharmed, and the bus driver, Cindy R. McCombs, 51, was cited for failure to control.


– Mary Rice, state Route 39, Wellsville, reported Saturday her home was shot with paintballs.

– Martha Strader, U.S. Route 30, Minerva, reported arriving home about 3 p.m. Tuesday to find her front door kicked in and the following items stolen: jewelry box, container of loose change, a laptop computer, box of blank checks and a bottle of prescription medication belonging to her husband.

– Allen Kekel, Cherokee Lane, Columbiana, reported Tuesday the lock was cut off to his unit at Esterly Storage in Fairfield Township and the following items were stolen: a Dewalt wood planer, two Summit tree stands, a Foggy Bayou tree stand, Grayco paint sprayer and two containers filled with miscellaneous tools.

– Brian Wood, Lindesmith Road, Hanoverton, reported Saturday someone stole his identity to open and use credit cards at Victoria’s Secret and Macy’s.

– Deputies were called to a home on Gamble Road, Center Township, at 8:13 a.m. Saturday, where Luke Newbold of Hammondsville reported his wife was living at the address with their children but she was refusing to let him see them. Mrs. Newbold said her husband could see their children but she did not want him taking them. Both parties were advised this was a civil matter that needed to be resolved through their attorneys.

– Cindy Guterba, Kelly Park Road, Columbiana, reported Friday evening her son attends Crestview High School, and on Thursday his car had a flat tire. On Friday, the spare tire was found to been deliberately slashed by someone, which she believes occurred at school.

– A resident of Roberts Road, Leetonia, reported Friday his 16-year-old grandson is believed to have run away after they refused to let him attend a school function because of his grades.

-Rick Sickelsmith, state Route 7, New Waterford, discovered on Thursday fraudulent withdrawals were being made from his bank account for the past year.


– Rebecca Janoski, Bye Road, East Palestine, reported at 8:42 p.m. Friday her daughter heard a noise at 5 a.m. and when they looked outside they didn’t see anything, but later that day she found that one of the tires on her vehicle had been slashed and the engine was also not working properly and may have been tampered with.

– Frank Baker, United Local High School principal, reported at 2:50 p.m. Friday he received information that a student had a marijuana pipe at school and when he confronted the student, she admitted to having the pipe.

She also reportedly admitted to writing a threatening note to two other students over the incident.

Nicole M. Linger, 18, Spillway Road, Lisbon, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and taken in custody, with other charges pending.


– Molly Jones, state Route 154, Negley, reported at 9:21 a.m. Tuesday someone used her debit card number to make three transactions totaling $549, Two were made in Great Britain.

– Neil Cope, Oakmont, Pa., reported at 2:37 p.m. Monday he owns property on Winona Road which he leases to someone to farm. Last fall, following the harvest, Cope had two big oak trees harvested for timber and left them in the woods near King and Woodsdale roads. Since then, someone took the oak trees.

– A Salem area man reported at 7:56 a.m. Tuesday he was hunting near McGeehan Road when he encountered three other hunters, who were verbally abusive toward him when he asked if they had permission to hunt there. They also reportedly threatened to shoot him and continued to yell obscenities at him as they left the area.

– Tracie Hart, Gurlea Street, Hanoverton, reported at 5:07 a.m. Monday she heard her daughter arguing with her boyfriend. When she went to find out what was happening, the boyfriend reportedly shoved Hart, causing her to hit her head against the entertainment center. She responded by punching the boyfriend in the mouth. She wanted him told not to return. Deputies found Hart’s daughter and the boyfriend walking on state Route 172. He claimed he was punched before he shoved Hart, but did not want to pursue charges either.

– A Lake Milton teen reported at 11:18 p.m. Monday he fell asleep on a school bus from Jackson-Milton to Southern Local on Monday afternoon. A classmate stuck a pencil up the boy’s nose, causing it to bleed.

– Opal Mort, Glasgow Road, Lisbon, reported at 7:18 p.m. Monday her son became upset about something he thought he heard on television and caused a disturbance. Deputies talked to him and calmed him down.

– Emanuel Rettos, Township Line Road, Wellsville, reported at 4:33 p.m. Monday he and his neighbor share a garage and someone broke in taking some tools. Liverpool Township police contacted him after they recovered some of his items in a home. He did not want to pursue charges.

– Roxy Yost, Nicholson Road, Wellsville, reported at 4:58 p.m. Monday she lost a prescription, possibly while cleaning out her vehicle.

– Cynthia Anderson, Springfield Road, New Springfield, reported at 5:45 a.m. Jan. 1 there was a young woman walking in the field in the area of Camelot Drive, Metz Road and Kelly Park road. Deputies found tracks through the field and onto a road, where someone may have picked the person up.