– Chief Andrew Straley of Salineville reported at 1:25 p.m. Tuesday someone reported to him Aaron Pierson pulled a knife on another person. Sheriff Ray Stone and Chief Deputy Allen Haueter assisted while Straley took Pierson into custody.

– Rob Fisher of American Electric Power reported at 2:38 p.m. Monday the Asplundh Tree Service was at a Johnson Road property in Madison Township to trim the trees away from power lines, but the property owner refused to let them. Deputies spoke to Michael Byers, who believed the lines were not electric lines and had parked his vehicle under the tree. After speaking with deputies he was still unhappy, but agreed to move his vehicle.

– Robin Hole, Main Street, West Township, reported at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday someone was yelling at family members, using vulgar names trying to incite a fight. Deputies went to a Bayard Road address to speak to the man. They could hear voices coming from inside the trailer, but no one would answer the door.

– Mathias Szegedi, of Apple Creek, reported at 7:34 p.m. Tuesday someone broke in through the basement door of an unoccupied home on Fairfield School Road and stole the electric furnace and thermostat. Szegedi owns the house. The break-in was reported by his daughter, Ashley Szegedi.

– Taylor Flory, East Washington Street, Salineville, reported at 10:24 p.m. Tuesday someone threw a rock through the front window sometime between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m.

– Joshua Ackler, Gromley Road, Salem, reported at 3:38 p.m. Tuesday he returned home to find his front door unlocked. The front door had been pried open. A Sears and Roebuck 20-gauge pump shotgun, $500 and four Xbox games were missing.

– Vivian Mossey, Charleton Drive, Lisbon, reported at 9:36 p.m. Tuesday there were lights shining inside of her rental property windows into the yard and she saw shadows of people in the yard. Deputies checked inside the home and found nothing disturbed.

– Crystal Burns, Lynchburg Road, Minerva, reported at 5:16 p.m. Tuesday she had a party at her home and someone stole her prescription pills, two Super Nintendo game – Scooby Doo and Super Mario Brothers – and a piggy bank with about $20 in it.

– Tammy Noday, Echo Dell Road, Rogers, reported a loud noise like an explosion at 5:53 p.m. Tuesday. Deputies checked the area, but did not find any source.


– Robert Cope of Cope Farm Equipment, U.S. Route 62, Alliance, reported at 3:22 p.m. Monday sometime that morning someone cut a wire and stole a 2012 John Deer 825 I Gator from the business.

– Rodney Ohler, Sycamore Street, Salineville, reported at 11:26 p.m. Friday he came home from the church he pastors and found his back door open. When he and his wife went upstairs to bed, they found the bedrooms had been ransacked with drawers open all over. Multiple items were taken from the home, including some irreplaceable items.

– Linda Fike, Y&O Road, Wellsville, reported at 1:04 a.m. Saturday her daughter’s boyfriend was drunk and becoming aggressive. He was also trying to leave in a vehicle and when he was not allowed for his own safety, he became upset, got out and fell to the ground cutting his face. A cab was called to take him home to Salem.

– Myrna Pastore, Old Monroeville Road, Salineville, reported at 2:52 a.m. Saturday a tall person with a flashlight was peering into her home’s windows. No one was located when deputies arrived.

– Nancy Burton, Conkle Road, Salem, reported four-wheelers on the road at 1 a.m. Sunday, but no four-wheelers were found.

– Angela Weimer, Rainbow Lane Circle, Beloit, reported at suspicious truck driving around the area at 3:08 a.m. Tuesday. The truck then parked in a neighbor’s driveway. It was gone when deputies arrived.


– Robert Cope of Cope Farm Equipment, U.S. Route 62, Alliance, reported at 3:22 p.m. Monday sometime that morning someone cut a wire and stole a 2012 John Deer 825 I Gator from the business.

– Rodney Ohler, Sycamore Street, Salineville, reported at 11:26 p.m. Friday he came home from the church he pastors and found his back door open. When he and his wife went upstairs to bed, they found the bedrooms had been ransacked with drawers open all over. Multiple items were taken from the home, including some irreplaceable items.

– Linda Fike, Y&O Road, Wellsville, reported at 1:04 a.m. Saturday her daughter’s boyfriend was drunk and becoming aggressive. He was also trying to leave in a vehicle and when he was not allowed for his own safety, he became upset, got out and fell to the ground cutting his face. A cab was called to take him home to Salem.

– Myrna Pastore, Old Monroeville Road, Salineville, reported at 2:52 a.m. Saturday a tall person with a flashlight was peering into her home’s windows. No one was located when deputies arrived.

– Nancy Burton, Conkle Road, Salem, reported four-wheelers on the road at 1 a.m. Sunday, but no four-wheelers were found.

– Angela Weimer, Rainbow Lane Circle, Beloit, reported at suspicious truck driving around the area at 3:08 a.m. Tuesday. The truck then parked in a neighbor’s driveway. It was gone when deputies arrived.


– John Staufenger, Leetonia Road, Leetonia, reported at 8:12 p.m. Sunday it appeared someone tried to break into a building he owns on state Route 45, Salem. A window was broken, but it did not appear anyone got inside.

– Joe Warneke, Verizon Wireless, reported on Oct. 16 that sometime between Oct. 1 and then someone entered a fenced in area on Freeman Road in Center Township. They took copper ground bar and wires. Replacement cost is estimated at more than $1,500.

– Ron Parsons, state Route 172, Lisbon, reported on Oct. 22 that on Oct. 18 an unknown man came to his business and argued with him about a rental sign the man claimed was blocking the roadway view as drivers pulled from the parking lot of the business.


– Stacey Reisling, state Route 172, Minerva, reported at 9:42 a.m. Sunday someone had struck her mother’s vehicle parked at the home sometime overnight. She believed a neighbor was responsible. The neighbors at first denied it, but agreed that the damage to their vehicle was recent and paint on it matched the other vehicle. Dawn Hamilton then admitted she was driving but did not remember hittting the vehicle. Her vehicle is owned by her boyfriend, David Dycus. The couple said they would pay for the damage.

– Donald Rutt, Bayard Road, Minerva, reported Sunday that sometime within the past several days a Remington 870 12-gauge with a muzzle loader barrel on it ws stolen from his garage.

– A deputy on Sunday morning performed a welcome check on a McCracken Road woman, who said she was fine.

– Sabrina Wolford reported at 1:15 p.m. Sunday she was at a friend’s house Friday night and the next day noticed her Huntington Bank debit card was missing from her purse. She received a text from the bank Sunday alerting her the card was used for $115. The card was canceled.

– Steven Hawk, state Route 344, Leetonia, reported Sunday that sometime within the last week someone took 125-150 prescription pills from his home.


– Crystal Pugh, Y and O Road, Wellsville, reported at 12:26 p.m. Monday her car was stolen from her property. The 2002 four-door maroon Pontiac Grand Am was missing a left fender before it was taken.

– Courtney Orr, Grant Street, Lisbon, reported at 6:20 a.m. Friday she just had a rental television delivered on Tuesday and she left home at 3:30 p.m. Thursday. When she got home at 4:30 a.m. Friday the television was gone.

– John Shields, Yeager Drive, East Liverpool, reported at 9:56 p.m. Thursday, Tina George came to his home. She was reportedly intoxicated and began arguing with him. Then she broke things in the bathroom in the garage, swung a hammer at him and threatened to kill him. Finally, she broke the driver-side mirror in his truck. George, 45, Lincoln Street, East Liverpool, was charged with aggravated menacing and two counts of criminal damaging then transported to the county jail.


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– James May, Steubenville Pike, Salineville, reported at 12:35 p.m. Oct. 15 someone broke into his garage, taking his four wheeler. Since then, May has reported finding other items were also missing from his garage – a cordless impact driver with case, a cordless multi-pak saw, drill and Sawzall, and a Jonsered chainsaw.

– Todd Bussard, Woodville Road, Leetonia, reported at 11:55 a.m. Wednesday sometime that morning someone entered his home and took jewelry, money, tools and tobacco.

– Carol Pisoni, U.S. Route 62, Alliance, reported at 8:07 a.m. Wednesday sometime overnight someone dumped garbage on her front lawn.

– Rachel Ferrall and Nathan Nightingale, Y and O Road, Wellsville, both reported at 8:15 a.m. Wednesday there was an argument between them and they pushed each other. Each refused to prosecute the other.

– Patrick Davis, Carbon Hill Road, East Palestine, reported at 9:50 p.m. Wednesday he saw his 17-year-old daughter in a vehicle while in the city and he knew the vehicle was owned by someone he does not allow her to be around. He followed the vehicle out of town to Creek Road where the owner lives. Davis said the driver was attempting to lose him by driving recklessly. He parked in the driveway to wait for deputies. Another vehicle left the house and he believed his daughter may be inside. The girl was found at a home on Sycamore Street and she was allowed to go back to her aunt’s house, where she has been staying.

– Barbara Knee, Lodge Road, Leetonia, reported at 4:50 p.m. Tuesday she found lights on and her patio door open when she came home. A cupboard and furniture doors were also open. Deputies found it appeared someone pried open the back patio door, came inside and took a flat screen TV and a leaf blower.


– Bethany Shelton, Main Street, Minerva, reported at 1:51 a.m. Wednesday her boyfriend, Steven Huth, had gone outside with another man, Jake Brown. The next thing she knew Brown left and she found Huth unconscious in the back yard. He was treated by Minerva EMTs and transported to Canton’s Altman Hospital.

– Bill Bryan, U.S. Route 30, Lisbon, reported at 9:21 p.m. Tuesday when he got home late and went to get his mail, the mailbox was gone.

– An anonymous caller reported a domestic dispute at a Dyke Road, Negley, home at 3:19 a.m. Tuesday. Tami Ramage told deputies when she got home Nick Rhodes had been drinking, they got into an argument and he allegedly grabbed her by the throat and punched her. She had red marks on her neck and blood on her lower lip, but she refused to pursue charges.

– When deputies responded to an alarm at West Point Carryout at 3:05 a.m. Saturday, they found the exhaust fan between the garage and the back of the building was open and pushed in. The grate had been pried open. A wooden pallet was propped up to be used as a ladder and someone had placed a wooden bar stool under the exhaust fan hole to make it easier for a burglar to get inside without hurting themselves. It is believed the alarm frightened the burglar away.

– A Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, woman reported at 4:39 p.m. Monday she believes her 13-year-old son broke the dog’s leg and wanted to file charges against him. A deputy explained she had no proof and she became upset, hanging up on the deputy.

– Danielle Leininger, Kibler Road, East Palestine, reported at 2:37 p.m. Sunday someone stole a book of checks in her mother’s name from her vehicle, while it was parked in the driveway.

– A South Mahoning Avenue, Alliance, an reported at 9:49 p.m. Monday someone called attempting to blackmail him. He said the caller said they have a video of him and if he did not send $1,300 to an address in the Philippines the video would be posted on the Internet.

– A Mountz Road, Salem, man reported at 1:25 p.m. Sunday he was told by his sister their father told her he hired someone while he was incarcerated in the jail to kill the whole family. Deputies spoke to the sister, who said her father did tell her he was approached while he was in jail by men offering to take care of his family problems and that he did hire them.


– Deb Morris of Kaleidoscope, Peace Valley Road, East Palestine, reported at 9:14 a.m. Monday someone walked away from the home. Morris later reported he was found at East Liverpool City Hospital.

– Mark Johnston, state Route 7, Lisbon, reported at 11:26 a.m. Monday sometime late Thursday or early Friday someone took about two 100-foot sections of copper welding leads valued at about $400.


– Robert Cope of Cope Farm Equipment, U.S. Route 62, Sebring, reported at 4:45 a.m. Monday he heard something outside and went out to find two people in hoodies loading old batteries into the bed of an older model Chevy short-bed pickup. He approached them and they left. He fired a round from a 12-gauge shotgun at the back rear tire and it went flat. The pickup was last seen going eastbound on U.S. Route 62. Five batteries were found in the parking lot and seven were found on the roadway by firefighters.

– Yolanda Loyer, no address listed, reported at 6:09 p.m. Sunday her husband went to pick up her children from her ex-husband at his home on Georgetown Road and the ex-husband refused to turn the children over. Loyer reported her son sent her a text message that he wanted to come home and was afraid. Deputies spoke to the ex-husband, who claimed he is to have the children until 8 p.m. She claims the court paperwork states 6 p.m. The ex-husband called deputies back at 8:30 p.m. to state Loyer never came to get the children and he was driving them to Sebring to try to return them.

– A Homeworth Road, Homeworth, woman reported at 11:38 p.m. Saturday, an alarm went off in the garage and she saw someone running away.

– Deputies responded at 3:05 a.m. Saturday to an alarm at West Point Carry-Out, state Route 518, Lisbon, and found signs someone attempted to force their way inside.

– A Lincoln Street, Salineville, man reported Thursday that on Sept. 27 he received a credit card from J.C. Penney in the mail, which he had not applied for and already had another card from the company in his possession. The card was in his wife’s name. He called the credit card security division and learned not only was that card issued but additionally cards were recently applied for and used at Belk’s, Best Buy, Lowes and Kohls. The Best Buy and Lowes cards were used in the amounts of $2,412 and $1,156 in the Charlotte, N.C. area.

– A Hillcrest Road, Wellsville, woman reported at 3:26 p.m. Thursday her house was broken into when someone came in through the door of an enclosed porch by taking the window panes out of the door. A Taurus .45 automatic pistol with a loaded magazine was taken.

– A Mick Road, Wellsville, man reported at 2:56 p.m. Thursday someone attempted to get inside his home, trying all the windows, which were locked. A hoe appeared to have been taken from the garage and left by the door. Nothing appeared missing.

– A Depot Road, Rogers, man reported at 6:16 p.m. Thursday his neighbor shot the window of his home with a BB gun. He spoke to the neighbor, who agreed to pay for the damage, but he just wanted a report on file.

– Danielle Leininger, Kibler Road, New Waterford, reported at 12:33 p.m. Saturday her ex-boyfriend, Lyle Farmer, and his new girlfriend, Hope Herndon, came to the house wanting a dog he and Leininger owned when they were together. Leininger told them to leave and the dog was not there, but they returned three times. One of those times, Leininger’s new boyfriend chased them away with a baseball bat. At that point, Farmer reportedly told the new boyfriend he had a gun and held something up in his hand. Deputies found Farmer driving on Timber Run Road and charged him with criminal trespassing and driving under a revoked Virginia driver’s license. Herndon was found by state troopers walking on Timber Run Road and was charged with criminal trespassing.

– Jack Halverstadt, no address listed, reported at 11:11 a.m. Saturday he was checking his aunt’s summer home in Negley and found someone kicked the front door in. He checked, but did not find anything missing.


– Lorainne Allison, state Route 164, Lisbon, reported at 6:25 a.m. Thursday she woke up and found a strange vehicle in her driveway. It was later determined the vehicle belonged to a visiting nurse, who takes care of Allison’s mother-in-law, and had accompanied her to the hospital for a test.


– Danielle Taormina, Mattix Road, Lisbon, reported at 3:19 p.m. Wednesday a problem at the campground. Her son-in-law Chad Wilson met with deputies and explained the campground is being closed for the year, as is the usual practice, and when he went to evict a man and his family on Wednesday afternoon there was a heated argument. Deputies explained the eviction process to both people involved and found the maintenance man, Robert F. Thouvenin, has a warrant from Canton police. He was taken into custody.

– Melissa Crowl, Winona Road, Salem, reported at 9:12 a.m. Thursday a suspicious white man with a hoodie knocked on her door at 10 p.m. Wednesday looking for Wayne. When she told him nobody by that name lived there, he sat in the driveway in his car for a few minutes. He then pulled onto the road and sat in his car there for a few minutes again before leaving.

– Chris Polen, 10th Street extension, Wellsville, reported at 2:05 p.m. Wednesday someone used a rock and broke the window on the side of the home to get inside. The bedrooms were ransacked, and the items missing were gold jewelry and $100 in rolled change. Blood was left behind under the light switch in the master bedroom, which will be submitted to the Bureau of Criminal Information and Investigation. Deputies also found fresh tire tracks through the yard and down the hill near a tree line.

– Rose Phelps, Alderlick Road, Lisbon, reported at 5:02 p.m. Wednesday she is being harassed by people who live near her. There was a man across the road in the woods and when she went into her pasture to get her horse, he fired five shots.

– Donovan Curfman of Homeworth Feed-Grain, Middle Street, Homeworth, reported at 5:12 p.m. Wednesday someone drove a black Toyota pickup between the buildings and went north along the tracks. He thinks they may be looking for marijuana he believes may be planted along the tracks.

– Lydia Bartles, Spiedel Road, Hanoverton, reported at 7:44 p.m. Wednesday she was having problems with people in her driveway about three times per week, including earlier on Wednesday. Deputies checked the area, but did not find anyone.

– Chelsea Baker, McIntosh Road, Wellsville, reported at 10:04 p.m. Wednesday a gray vehicle pulled into her driveway, sat there for about four minutes and continued on toward Y and O Road. Deputies checked the area, but did not find anyone.


– Tammy Kent, Day Road, Lisbon, reported at 12:11 a.m. Wednesday her live-in companion of seven years came home drunk, started arguing with her, shoved her and knocked her to the floor.

She claimed he also flipped the coffee table striking her 9-year-old daughter’s leg. He told deputies she flipped the table. Both signed a refusal to prosecute and Kent left for the night.

– Mary Henry, no address listed, reported at 9:57 a.m. Saturday the home of Clarence Hays, Richardson Avenue, Negley, was entered sometime in the past five days. The door jamb was popped and the door opened. Nothing of value was in the house.

– Harry Anderson, Pine Hollow Road, Lisbon, reported at 12:44 p.m. Saturday he found some bags of trash illegally dumped along the roadway. Inside the bags, Anderson found some McKinley Elementary school papers with a child’s name on them.

– Kristine Helman, Cream Ridge Road, Lisbon, reported at 3:27 p.m. Wednesday her ex-boyfriend and his family have been calling and harassing her. Deputies called him and warned him to stop or face charges.

– Leona Leek, state Route 39, Salineville, reported at 4:47 p.m. Wednesday sometime between Saturday and then someone stole a lantern off a grave at Highlandtown Methodist Cemetery.

– Jennifer Powell, Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, reported at 8:48 p.m. Wednesday her neighbor’s cows were in her barn, tearing it up and eating her straw. Deputies contacted the neighbor and told him to get his cows. He was attempting to round them up when deputies called.

– Don Ross, Bolivar Road, Wellsville, reported a domestic situation at 8:24 p.m. Wednesday, but by the time deputies arrived Ross and Tina Tennant assured them it was a misunderstanding that arose while he was intoxicated and she was spraying air freshener while cleaning.

– Lydia Bartells, Speidel Road, Hanoverton, reported at 1:29 a.m. Wednesday she hired a company out of Poland to do electric work, but she was unhappy with the work. On Oct. 4, after the company left, 15 sheets of drywall were missing.

– An Ohio Edison employee reported at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday she was on the phone with a customer who threatened to kill himself while they were talking about his electric bill.

Deputies contacted the man, who said it was only an expression he uses often and was not going to harm himself.

– Children were reported playing along the railroad tracks on Cunningham Road off state Route 344 at 6:41 p.m. Wednesday. Deputies checked the area, but did not find them.

– Kim Rankin, Lower Elkton Road, Columbiana, reported at 6:07 p.m. Wednesday she found numerous unauthorized transactions on her Farmers National Bank account dating back to Sept. 26. The transactions totaled more than $500. She still had her bank cards in her possession.


– Bobbie Seglan, no address listed, reported at 9:41 a.m. Sunday an intoxicated man was in the roadway on state Route 172. Deputies checked the Twin Springs area and were told a man was in the roadway, but a woman pushed him into a black SUV and they left.

– Connie Low, Grant Street, Lisbon, reported at 3:28 p.m. Sunday sometime in the past three days someone took two guns and some coins from her home.

– Ricco Acevedo, Girard, reported at 10:34 p.m. Saturday he was at a Brookdale Avenue home in East Palestine and the parents of the mother of his child were refusing to allow him to take his daughter. Deputies spoke to the child’s grandfather, who showed deputies a court order giving his wife and himself temporary custody of the 4-year-old girl. Acevedo and the child’s grandfather spoke to each other with the deputy present and agreed to contact their attorneys regarding possible visitation arrangements.

– Lottie Roach, U.S. Route 30, Kensington, reported at 8:05 p.m. Saturday there was a suspicious person in the area. Deputies checked the area, but did not find anyone.

– Rebekah Lohman, state Route 644, Salineville, reported at 3:53 p.m. Saturday she is being harassed by her neighbor, who stopped his car on the road in front of her food stand and let his children start taking pictures of her.

– At 2:06 p.m. Saturday, deputies were sent by an alarm company to a home on Bye Road, Negley, where the homeowner found the back door open when he arrived home. Nothing appeared missing.

– A Southern Local parent reported at 12:45 p.m. Sunday his son was punched at school on Friday. While his son was in the restroom washing his hands, one boy reportedly hit him in the back of the head. When he turned around another boy reportedly punched him in the lip. One of the boys has reportedly been suspended from school.

– Stacey Mills, Sprucevale Road, Rogers, reported at 8:07 p.m. Friday she was down at her barn removing the keys from the tractors when someone struck her. She threw a punch back, striking the person. Deputies could not find anyone in the area.

– Amy Ringer, Green Street, East Rochester, reported at 12:36 p.m. Sunday she recently moved in and her landlord accused her of flushing towels down the drain. He reportedly had to call someone to remove them and threatened to take her to small claims court about it. Deputies explained the matter is a civil one.


– Darlynn Lake, Glasgow Road, Lisbon, reported to deputies at 1:28 p.m. Friday that several rings were taken from her house by someone she believes she knows on Sept. 25.

– Harry Smith, Wells Hollow Road, Wellsville, reported to deputies at 2:15 p.m. Friday about someone dumping several mattresses over night.


– Linda Endicott, Rose Drive, Lisbon, reported at 4:45 a.m. Friday she woke up at about 4:20 a.m. after hearing someone turn on her kitchen light and close her bedroom door. She had locked the door before going to bed and got up to check the apartment, finding the door unlocked. Both she and deputies found no one around.

– Matthew Juillerat, North Pleasant Drive, East Palestine, reported at 4:53 p.m. Thursday he was having an argument with his girlfriend and then another man, Darryl Pudder, got into the argument. They exchanged words and Pudder reportedly punched him in the face. Pudder, 40, Bacon Avenue, East Palestine, was charged with assault.

– A Roller Coaster Road, Lisbon, woman reported at 9:09 a.m. Thursday a relative was irate and threatened to kill both her and her husband and burn down their home.

– Michelle Smith, state Route 164, Leetonia, reported at 10:27 a.m. Thursday her live-in boyfriend of 18 months threw her and her two sons out of the house two days ago. He reportedly refuses to let her back in to get the rest of her belongings. Deputies called the boyfriend, James Morris, who agreed to let her come get her belongings.

– Craig R. Miller, Lilly Road N.W., Minerva, reported at 6:17 a.m. Oct. 1 he parked his 1996 Ford on a pulloff on U.S. Route 30 near Lippincott due to vehicle problems and when he returned his vehicle was gone. Deputies asked him to come to the sheriff’s department to fill out paperwork and he said he would come after work. Deputies checked Miller’s information and there is no vehicle like the one he reported registered in his name.

– Michele Clendenning, state Route 45, Wellsville reported at 10:24 p.m. Thursday her teenage daughter is being threatened by her ex-boyfriend, who is claiming he will ruin her life. Deputies called the boyfriend and explained he should have no further contact with the girl. He claimed the girl was messing with him on Facebook. Deputies called Clendenning and also told her to have her daughter to have no further contact with the boy. Both were told they could face criminal charges if the issue continues.


– Scott Kruprzuk of JK Logging, Oasis Road, Salineville, reported at 2:13 p.m. Wednesday his company has some heavy equipment parked on Foundry Hill Road and someone stole six batteries and several feet of heavy gauge copper battery leads from the equipment.

– Patrick Rowe of Ohio Edison reported at 1:34 p.m. Wednesday he has been at a Brown Street address in Lisbon to collect a past due bill or disconnect the service. Rowe spoke to the resident, Christopher Brown, who reportedly threatened to harm him if he came onto his porch where the meter is located. Deputies went to the home with Rowe and the resident told them he had paid the bill. Rowe was able to verify it with Ohio Edison. Deputies explained to the resident threatening an Ohio Edison employee could lead to charges for menacing and utilities workers have the right to be there.

– A New Waterford woman reported at 3:40 p.m. Tuesday her ex-husband is having people call her supervisor where she works, making false allegations in an attempt to get her fired. He also reportedly texted her harassing messages threatening he will get her fired.

– A Lisbon woman reported at 9:58 p.m. Wednesday her 16-year-old daughter has received texts message from someone she did not know, first confirming her name and then asking her to send them some pictures. When she refused, the next text reportedly threatened to kill her brother, described her house and the vehicles outside the house. The woman tried to text the number back and they would not reply to her. Additionally, deputies found the number does not accept incoming calls, only texts.

– A state Route 7, Rogers, woman reported at 6:35 p.m. Wednesday she came home and found someone cut trees along the front of her property and cut brush along her driveway at least 75 feet up her drive. Debris was left in her drive and yard.

– Diana White, state Route 7, Lisbon, reported at 5:08 p.m. Wednesday her rental property on Spillway Road has been vacant for about two months, but she and her husband found someone had broken in. It appears someone has been partying there with beer bottles left everywhere and cups set up to play beer pong.

– A Heck Road, New Springfield, man reported at 4:05 p.m. Wednesday he came home and found his television missing. When his wife came home she found she was also missing some jewelry, including four rings.

– A Salem, W.Va., woman asked deputies at 7:40 p.m. Wednesday to check on children at a Steubenville Pike home. Deputies spoke to the children and the grandmother separately, learning there was an argument about one of the children refusing to get off the telephone and get ready for bed. No signs of violence were reported.

– A state Route 170, Negley, woman reported at 12:24 a.m. Thursday two other people had been living with her for a few months, but moved out Wednesday night. She reported they took her puppy.


– Nicole Crosser, a secretary at United Local High School, reported an accident in the parking lot at 7:31 a.m. Wednesday. Deputies spoke to 17-year-old Carrie McKarns, who said when she attempted to park near the tennis courts the brakes failed in her pickup and she struck the fence. Deputies found the brake line was broken going to the right front wheel. The fence was damaged.

– A Westville Lake Road, North Georgetown, woman reported at 3:25 a.m. Wednesday she has been receiving calls from someone threatening to burn down her home. Deputies checked the area, but did not find anyone.

– Lisa Bentfield, Shady Lane, Lisbon, reported at 5:39 p.m. Tuesday a neighbor contacted her while she was at work and told her a man she knows had just gone into her house. Deputies found the man standing in a nearby driveway. Timothy Wamsley Jr. was charged with burglary and taken to the county jail.

– A Short Road, Columbiana, woman reported on Tuesday she learned someone used her debit card on Sept. 30 to purchase something online from Yoox spa, making a $236 purchase. Additionally, she found charges of $6 and $1 to Nitrosmax on Sept. 29. The card has been canceled.

– Amy Moore, West Chestnut Street, Lisbon, reported at 3:21 p.m. Tuesday two prescriptions were taken from her glove compartment while she was parked at the Lisbon McDonald’s. One prescription was 500 milligram Percocets with about 38 pills remaining in the bottle. The second was for 50 milligram Tramadol with 57 pills left.

– A Brown Street, Lisbon, woman reported at 11:01 p.m. Monday her daughter is being harassed by a boy she knows. The boy has been sending her text messages and threatened to show up at her school. Deputies called the boy, who agreed not to contact the girl anymore.

– A Boston Street, Washingtonville, woman reported a possible domestic at 8:36 p.m. Tuesday. She said her boyfriend came home drunk and started yelling at her. She wanted him to leave. Deputies found the boyfriend was extremely intoxicated and did not want to leave. She decided to go stay with a friend in Salem.


– Joe Bernet, Stroup Road, Hanoverton, reported at 11:45 a.m. Oct. 2 he and his sons were in the fields and when his son drove past the house they saw a door open. It appeared someone went through all the cabinets, cupboards and drawers. A safe was missing.

– David Johnson, Sandy Springs Road, Minerva, reported at 10:26 a.m. Monday he has a building on U.S. Route 30 in West Township, which he uses for storage. When he purchased it, another man was leasing part of the space from the previous owner and continued to lease it from Johnson. However, Johnson reportedly told the man he was evicted and had found damage to the back door of the wood shop. The other man reportedly agreed to repair the door.

– Connie Greathouse, Tower Road, Salem, reported at 5:17 a.m. Tuesday her dog started barking and when she looked out she saw lights inside her garage and heard movement inside. Deputies checked the garage, including upstairs and did not find anyone. However, they did find a pocket knife laying on the steps, which was not recognized by any of the family members.

– Mark Frederick of Frederick Auto Sales, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported at 12:14 p.m. Monday someone shot the driver’s door of a car on the lot for sale. A dent was found above the handle of the door and the paint was chipped off.


– A Miller Road, Leetonia, woman reported at 11:17 a.m. Monday someone used her Home Savings bank card to make a purchase online for $49 on Oct. 3. She had already contacted Amazon and the account of the person using her information has been marked for fraudulent activity.

– Christopher Ardinger, state Route 7, Columbiana, reported at 10:30 a.m. Monday a woman was at his home with him on Sunday helping him move his mother’s room. She went to leave quickly and he noticed his mother’s bank card was missing before the woman left. He confronted her about taking it and she denied it. Later Sunday night he checked his mother’s account and found $200 had been withdrawn at 8:19 p.m. Sunday. The same woman had been with him when he withdrew money from his mother’s account a week earlier.

– A Georgetown Road, Homeworth, man reported at 3:48 a.m. Sunday teens were toilet papering multiple houses and were driving a yellow car. Deputies checked the area, but did not find them.

– Jamie Dworakowski, Signal Road, Columbiana, reported at 1:06 a.m. Sunday she and her daughter were out most of the day and when they returned they found a bullet hole in the lower part of the house. It appeared a shotgun slug traveled across the living room, through a wall painting and through a second wall until it struck brick.

– Ken Filing, Steubenville Pike, Hammondsville, reported on Sept. 30, his camper had been stolen. On Thursday, after reading the newspaper, another Steubenville Pike man called deputies stating he saw the camper going by his home being pulled by a white work van without windows with two thin white men inside, including one with shaggy hair. The van was heading toward the Highlandtown area.

– Charles Higgins, Fredericktown Clarkson Road, Negley, reported at 5:22 p.m. Sunday his father had been staying with him in Wellsville and someone broke into his father’s house sometime between Wednesday and then. It appeared someone went through all the drawers and kicked in the doors on both the house and unattached garage. Nothing appeared missing.

– The Federal Prison in Elkton reported at 7:35 p.m. Sunday a vehicle was trespassing on the property, driving all over the grounds where signs clearly indicate authorized vehicles only. The driver, Nicholas Y. Brierly, 24, Mount Orab, was stopped by prison officials, but drove over a curb before stopping. He reportedly appeared intoxicated, had a glass marijuana pipe on the front seat and a large machete-type hunting knife between the front seats. He told deputies he had a gun in the vehicle in a white case, but it was not located. Deputies asked if he threw it out the window, a question he at first said “yes” to and then denied. Brierly was charged with OVI, criminal trespassing, carrying a concealed weapon and drug paraphernalia.

– Lisa Delp, Charlton Drive, Lisbon, reported at 7:52 p.m. Sunday her husband, Scott Delp, 50, had a homemade machete and threatened to kill her. He was charged with aggravated menacing, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle for a pickup allegedly taken without the owner’s permission and resisting arrest.

– Stephanie Mohr, Albert City, Iowa, reported at 2:45 p.m. Friday she was selling a diamond ring online for $800 and had been talking to a person from Columbiana County about the ring and he agreed to buy it. He reportedly put the $800 into a Paypal account and she sent the ring to an address on Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, by overnight mail. However, when she went to get the money from the account, she found it was a fake Paypal account with no money. The ring had been delivered. Deputies went to the door and the woman answering told them her son threw the package away and was working at Rogers Sale. She called him and he told deputies he pawned it for $250. He agreed to get the ring back from Alliance Pawn. Deputies followed the son and his mother and were able to retrieve the ring.

– Brad Boyd, Spillway Road, Lisbon, reported at 10:39 a.m. Sunday a tree branch fell on another person’s trailer. The woman had reportedly told the landlord the tree needed trimmed, but it was not done.

– Jeff Harper, Leetonia Road, Leetonia, reported at 11:38 a.m. Sunday he has been getting harassing text messages from his son, who reportedly told his father he can’t wait to see his name in the obituaries and on a tombstone. Deputies spoke to the son, who claimed he had argued with his grandparents about taking his father in, but had settled things between them. However, he believed his father was trying to start things again. Deputies warned him to stay away from his father.

– A state Route 9, Hanoverton, woman reported at 10:45 a.m. Friday she has been receiving scam calls from someone claiming to be from the IRS and another from Megan Millions. Both allegedly wanted to give her money, including $2.5 million tax free from Megan Millions. Neither wanted to give her a phone number so she could call them back.


– Deputies were called to the Union Ridge Church at 8:10 p.m. Saturday after Pastor Randy Clark discovered bullet holes shot in the side window, and noticed someone drove through the grass.


– Scott Foutts, Samuel Street, East Liverpool, was taken into custody by deputies serving a warrant with assistance from St. Clair Township police.

Police found Foutts at his place of work on Liverpool Road and reportedly notice him place a tin containing two small baggies with a white powdery substance and a plastic straw into a tool box after he was told he was being taken into custody.

The deputy asked him what it was and he replied it was what the deputy thought it was.


– Someone reported possible vandalism at Damascus Community Park at 11:34 p.m. Thursday. Deputies found two pickups on a hillside. The driver of one, Lonnie Wilson, reported he and a friend attempted to turn around and his friend lost control. The pickup went up a hill and became stuck. Wilson said his friend left with a girlfriend to go to Malvern to get another truck to pull Wilson out. Two other men there said they came to help try to pull Wilson out. After locating empty beer cans in the truck, Wilson was given a field sobriety test, which he passed. He was cited for open container. One of the other men there, Joshua Larusch, was found to have warrants from both Portage and Columbiana counties. He was taken into custody. A tow truck was called.

– A Scroggs Road, Lisbon, woman reported at 4:30 p.m. Thursday sometime during the afternoon someone smashed her mailbox.

– Robert Stewart, East Liverpool Road, Lisbon, reported at 9:15 a.m. Thursday his neighbors, Bobby and Patty Johnson, were cutting down a tree on another property. The tree overhangs the property line and was above the roof of the Johnson’s home. The tree is owned by William Alexander, who said he gave the Johnsons permission to clear the branches above their home, but did not want the whole tree cut. The Johnsons told deputies they were having only the limbs trimmed and the tree service doing the work confirmed it.


– Angela Wright, Carolina Avenue, East Liverpool, reported at 9:10 a.m. Monday she has a temporary protection order against her husband. She reportedly received two calls on Sunday from an unlisted number, one of which she did not answer and the second which no one spoke when she answered. She then answered a third call and it was her husband on the line, asking her not to “flip out” and wanting to work things out. She reportedly hung up. Deputies spoke to her husband, who denied making any calls. She also claimed someone unscrewed the cables leading from the cable box to the TV in her room. The matter is under investigation.


– Charity Daughtery, Butcher Road, Leetonia, reported at 2:54 a.m. Wednesday a domestic incident where she and the man living with her began yelling at each other. He reportedly shoved her away, she threw a plastic fish bowl in his direction and he pushed her away again. Deputies found no marks showing signs of violence and state they would file the report with the prosecutor’s office to determine if any charges were warranted.

– Sheren Stierwalt, state Route 39, Wellsville, reported at 9:14 a.m. Tuesday her ex-boyfriend called her about five times overnight and she has a protection order against him.

– Larry Landsberger, Depot Road, Salem, reported at 9:11 a.m. Tuesday his girlfriend moved out last week and took paperwork from his lockbox, including the title to his classic vehicle.

– Tracey Hively, state Route 7, New Waterford, reported she was having problems with her 16-year-old son’s behavior and asked the boy’s father for assistance with it. She agreed to allow the boy to stay with his father for a few days over the weekend and they agreed he would come home on Sunday. However, he did not come home. Her calls to the father went unanswered. On Monday she went to the school to tell her son to come home and found he is driving his father’s vehicle. He refused to come home and drove off.

– Craig Miller, Lilly Road, Minerva, reported at 6:10 p.m. Tuesday his vehicle broke down on Saturday and he parked it in the gravel area at the corner of Lippincott Road and U.S. Route 30. When he returned to get it on Tuesday it was gone.


– Ken Filing, Steubenville Pike, Hammondsville, reported at 12:55 p.m. Monday his camper was stolen from the property. Deputies ran the VIN provided by Filing and found it was registered to another owner. Filing claimed he never switched it into his name. Deputies told him to have that done and then they will enter it into the database as a stolen camper.

– Robert and Barbara Maines, Richardson Street, Negley, reported at 4:50 a.m. Monday someone entered their home while they were sleeping. Robert Maines told deputies he heard rustling downstairs and the dogs became agitated. When he started down the stairs he heard a bang from his cellar door, which leads outside the house. All of his handguns were taken from the cellar and $80 from his wallet on his kitchen table. A door handle was dented and the kitchen window was pushed up about six inches. While deputies were there investigating, Robert Maines found a bow case, which was usually near his guns in the basement. Instead it was out of place beside a door and contained all his handguns. Deputies believed Maines coming down the stairs spooked the robber and the person fled without the case. A neighbor told Maines he saw a 1998 dark Cavalier driving suspiciously in the area.

– Melissa Chapman, North Front Street, Negley, reported at 3:42 p.m. Monday sometime overnight someone entered their home and went through purses and stole a Nook tablet and Wii game console. Chapman told deputies she heard a noise at 4 a.m., which woke her while she was sleeping on the couch near the front door. She looked out and saw someone walking through the front yard and fell back to sleep. In the morning she found the items missing.

– Betty Davidson, Richardson Avenue, Negley, reported at 5:57 p.m. Monday she is missing $40 and the tickets she was selling for a quilt raffle, which were in her purse.

– A state Route 558, Leetonia, woman reported at 5:05 p.m. Monday she received a call from someone claiming to be from Microsoft who said her computer had been hacked and she needed to install an anti-virus. The man told her it would cost $129 and would protect her for the year. She tried to pay for it, but the bank declined the charge. He then tried to get her to go to Western Union to wire him money in India. She called her son, who lives in Arizona, and they agreed it was a scam.

– A Major Road, Minerva, man reported at 3:47 p.m. Monday he called police on Saturday about his ex-girlfriend and now her boyfriend is texting and harassing him. He said the other man threatened to harm him and his animals.

– A10th Street Extension, Wellsville, man reported at 9:41 p.m. Monday, a man he did not know called and threatened to harm him.

– Autumn Schwartz, North Pleasant Drive, East Palestine, reported at 8:29 a.m. Monday she has been having an ongoing problem with the neighbor’s chickens on her property and inside her garage.


– Roderick Martin, U.S. Route 30, Minerva, reported at 8 p.m. Sunday someone broke into his attached garage and stole his Harley Davidson motorcycle sometime after he left on Friday morning for the weekend. The door to the garage had been kicked in.

– A Blacks Road, Lisbon, woman reported at 10:20 p.m. Sunday her 16-year-old granddaughter was out of control and refusing to listen. Deputies spoke to the girl and the grandmother separately and everyone calmed down. The teen agreed there would be no further problems.

– A Hillcrest Road, Wellsville, man reported at 10 p.m. Sunday he has been getting harassing telephone calls from someone he knows. Deputies told him to keep a log of the calls and messages and if they continue charges could be filed.

– Oliver Holton, Pine Hollow Road, Rogers, reported at 9 p.m. Sunday a domestic dispute at a neighbor’s home. Tara Reed told deputies her live-in boyfriend, Ronald Venezia Jr., came home drunk, they argued and he pushed her down a couple times. He then broke her laptop and cell phone. Venezia was charged with domestic violence and criminal damaging.

– Matt Cooper, Canal Street, East Rochester, reported at 11:44 p.m. Saturday some criminal mischief. Terry Milini reported the family was in the vehicle, driving on U.S. Route 30 when the vehicle struck a rope strung across the road and then something flew at the vehicle. There was no damage. Children were heard laughing.

– Brandon Court, U.S. Route 62, Alliance, reported at 11:30 a.m. Sunday he wanted Alyssa Williams to leave his trailer. Court reported she became angry with him after he refused to take her with him to get K2. He also claimed when he was leaving she grabbed his shirt and pulled him back into the trailer. She reportedly threatened to destroy his place while he was gone. Williams claimed he threw her onto the couch because she was blocking the closet. Deputies spoke to Williams about whether she is using K2 while on probation or not and contacted her probation officer.

– Peggy Foor, state Route 644, Salineville, reported at 12:35 p.m. Saturday there were children on her neighbor’s property. Deputies found a child in the woods and the property owner told deputies the woods are in Carroll County. The property owner was told to file a report with the sheriff’s department in that county.

– A state Route 170, East Palestine, man reported at 5:34 p.m. Sunday he wanted his girlfriend removed from his house. Deputies told him again he needs to evict her if he wants her to leave.

– A Depot Road, Salem, woman reported at 12:08 p.m. Sunday she found a purse. Deputies returned the purse to a Northridge Place woman with all the contents inside. She believed she may have left it on top of her vehicle.

– Kevin Coe, Second Street, Hanoverton, reported at 11:17 a.m. Friday someone entered his wife’s car and stole her purse Thursday night. Five purchases were made in the Alliance area that morning totaling $1,155 using her debit card. Additionally $400 and cigarettes were taken.

– Jordan Ramsey, 56, Ridge Road, Salem, was charged with OVI, resisting arrest and possession of fireworks after a deputy stopped him at 11:49 a.m. Saturday for allegedly driving off the side of U.S. 62 into the grass twice and going left of center once. He reportedly had 12 firecrackers in his glovebox and refused to get into the cruiser while under arrest. His blood alcohol level was reportedly .296.