– John Moser, Sanor Road, Hanoverton, reported he found five or six bags of trash along Sanor Road on Thursday. Deputies found an address in the envelope and spoke to the woman living there, who said her fiance took the garbage with him to throw it in the dumpster at work in Minerva. She claimed perhaps it blew out of the pickup bed. She was told to pick up the trash immediately or a citation would be issued. The trash was gone from the area 45 minutes later.

– Frank Armstrong, Morris Road, Lisbon, reported on Thursday he believed he was scammed on the computer. He was attempting to download Adobe Acrobat on his computer on Dec. 23 and found an option for downloading it for $16.95 for three years. He signed up and found when he went to his bank he was charged $99.98 by a company called Software Pro.

– Matt Cooper, U.S. Route 30, East Rochester, reported at 8:34 a.m. Sunday sometime overnight someone pulled a vehicle into his yard and appeared to have turned around. There were 10 ruts in his yard.

– Greg Rugado, state Route 7, Lisbon, reported at 12:45 p.m. Saturday he believed someone stole bonds from his mailbox.

– Dave Converse, Lower Elkton Road, Leetonia, reported at 8:50 a.m. Sunday sometime overnight someone broke a window out of his pickup. Nothing was missing.

– Roy Moffett III, Union Ridge Road, Negley, reported at 1:24 p.m. Friday there was an argument at the home over who was allowed to be at the residence. He agreed to leave.

– Irene Christman, Follansbee, W.Va., asked deputies to check on her sister, Katherine Delauder, who lives on Johnson Road, Wellsville. Deputies contacted the sister at her home. She told them her phone was disconnected and she was not going to contact her sister.

– Regina Minerd, Grant Street, Lisbon, reported at 9:43 a.m. Sunday sometime overnight someone took four tires and rims from her property. Two of the tires were new and two were old, with all of them on the rims.

– Amy Bailey, U.S. Route 62, Salem, reported at 12:25 p.m. Friday she has been receiving calls from a collection agency regarding her husband’s hospital bill at Trumbull Memorial Hospital. She claims her husband was never treated at that hospital and the only thing pertaining to her husband on the bill is his Social Security number. The name, date of birth and address is not correct for her husband.


– Bob Luketic, Wilderson Avenue, East Palestine, reported at 1:44 p.m. Friday that someone dumped garbage in his business dumpster without permission.

– An employee at Dollar General, Depot Street, Rogers, reported at 1:36 p.m. Friday that a 16-year-old girl walked out to her car with $9.50 worth of hair products, but later paid the items in full after the girl saw the employee take down her license plate number.

– Linda Endicott, Rose Drive, Lisbon, reported at 4:32 p.m. Friday that her wallet was taken from her residence. Her wallet was found in the apartment complex’s laundry room, but cash and a gift card were missing.

– Larry Earley, Lower Elkton Road, Columbiana, reported at 1:30 p.m. Saturday hearing sounds of gunfire and that it bothered him since he battled post traumatic stress disorder.


– A deputy was called to a domestic dispute on 18th Street Heights, Wellsville, at 4:18 p.m. Wednesday, where a man reported he was talking with his brother-in-law when the brother apparently did not like what he heard and punched him in the side of the head. He declined to press charges.

– David Carney, Valley Road, Salem, reported Wednesday that someone broke a window in his mini-van while he was at his in-law’s home on Westville Lake Road, Knox Township.

– Kristen Seevers, Elkton Road, Lisbon, reported Sunday she adopted a dog from a Carrollton woman who now wants the dog back and has begun harassing and threatening her on Facebook. A deputy called the woman and told her this was a matter for the courts to decide. The woman also agreed to quit contacting Seevers.

– Harry Crawford, Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, reported Tuesday his Husky log-splitter was stolen from his garage. The deputy could see tracks in the snow where it had been rolled away.

– Kimberly Hayes, Pine Street Extension, Lisbon, reported Tuesday she was at the home of her child’s father on Fife Coal Road when he began assaulting her after they began arguing while she was looking for her vehicle keys in the diaper bag. Hayes said he struck her with a beer can, grabbed her by the hair, and struck her in the head multiple times, but she declined to press charges.


– Deputies responded at the request of the highway patrol to the park and ride at state Routes 11 and 267 for people possibly tampering with cars, where they found the two cars there secure and no one around.

– James Betz, Miller Street, Kensington, reported Tuesday a neighbor had driven through his lawn and became stuck. He said this has been an ongoing problem with the neighbor as she delivers feed to her horses. Deputies spoke with Joe Ullom, Campbell Road, Hanoverton, who said he was delivering hay to his daughter and the truck became stuck. He was unaware of a right-of-way that Betz said exists next to his property and that he would repair the damage. A tow truck was called to remove his vehicle.

-Darlene Ingledue, North Lincoln Avenue, Salem, reported her vehicle struck in a Teegarden Road driveway by a vehicle driven by Tamy Ingledue, Youngstown. They had exchanged information at the scene, but Darlene Ingledue wanted the incident documented.

– An alarm was reported at Summitville Tile, and deputies found the front door unlocked but no one inside.


Michael Gubesch, Bower Street, Minerva, reported at 3:16 a.m. Sunday his ex-girlfriend, Tabbithia Boyd, came to his home intoxicated and came in when she had been told not to be there. Boyd was sitting in a chair drinking when deputies arrived. She was asked to stay outside so deputies could speak to Gubesch and his friend, who were explaining what happened, but she continually returned. She was charged with criminal trespassing and Gubesch was asked to file a written statement the next day when he was sober.

– Gubesch called again at 1:24 p.m. Sunday, saying Boyd had returned. Gubesch’s cousin said he saw her inside the house near the Christmas tree when he got out of the shower at 8 a.m. She told him she needed her car keys. The cousin then told her where they were and went into the bathroom to finish getting ready. She was gone when he returned, but Gubesch claims she took a battery from his phone, tore all the decorations off the Christmas tree and put a whole in the drywall in the kitchen.

– Yelling was reported by an anonymous caller at a home at the corner of Woodville and Miller Road, Leetonia, at 6:47 p.m. Saturday. Deputies spoke to the resident, who said his son came there to pick up his two children and had gotten upset because someone yelled at one of the boys. The son left before deputies arrived.

– Sherry Mandich, Stookesberry Road, Lisbon, reported at 7:29 p.m. Saturday a vehicle ran over her mother’s hand. Teresa Mandich, 85, Stookesberry Road, Lisbon, reportedly had stopped the car along the road and got out to unload some Christmas packages. The car was not in park and started moving, when she slipped and the tire ran over her hand. The vehicle continued off the side of the road, down through a field and stopped just prior to the woodline. Mandich claimed she was fine and refused medical treatment.

– Stacey Spout, Fredericktown Clarkson Road, Negley, reported at 4:45 p.m. Sunday someone she lived with, Jeff Sprankle, but has not seen for a long time came there Saturday night. When left, he reportedly spun out, hitting her car and damaging the front end. When deputies checked his name, there was a warrant. Spout told deputies she has no idea where he went.

– Paige Wisbeth, West South Range Road, Salem, reported at 3:44 p.m. Sunday a side mirror bracket was stolen from her truck while it was parked on Duquesne Street in Columbiana.

– Kim Jones, John Avenue, East Liverpool, reported a domestic issue at a Carbon Hill Road, East Palestine, address at 5:23 p.m. Dec. 18. Deputies spoke to the couple there, who said the were just arguing and one agreed to leave.

– Karen Bush, Georgetown Road, Homeworth, reported at 3:29 p.m. Friday her two teenage children were being unruly, with one doing doughnuts in her yard on his four-wheeler. Deputies explained how to file unruly charges against them in juvenile court.

– Shirley Bumbarker, Grant Street, Lisbon, reported at 8:28 p.m. Friday four children were throwing snowballs at her vehicle when she was driving on her street. Lisbon police located the children and assisted until deputies arrived. One of the children admitted throwing a snowball at the car. The mother was contacted and the child was released to her.

– Don Everhart, no address listed, reported at 11:49 p.m. Thursday a pickup was left in the Church of Christ lot in Salineville with the doors wide open. Deputies found the pickup off, the doors open and the gas port open with the cap missing. They contacted the owner, who lives on Church Street and said the pickup ran out of gas, but he left the doors locked. He said he would take care of the problem.

– Archery targets reported stolen from Scenic Vista Park on Wayne Bridge Road on Dec. 18 were reportedly taken by Mike West, the county parks commissioner. West told dispatchers on Friday he took the targets for maintenance and to store them for the winter.

– Jonathan E. Mitchell, 40, Scroggs Road, Lisbon, was charged with domestic violence after he allegedly became highly intoxicated, became upset with his girlfriend, Jodie Harris, and wanted her out of the house. Mitchell reportedly took gasoline, began to pour it on Harris’ leg and the floor and then threatened to burn her and the house to the ground if she did not leave. She declined to pursue charges and he told deputies he would stay at the neighbor’s for the night, but after deputies left, he reportedly returned and began banging on the windows threatening to remove her himself if she would not willingly go. Deputies transported him to the county jail.


– A Salineville woman reported at 4:43 p.m. Wednesday another woman she knows is posting half nude photos of her on Facebook and also threatened to come to her house and beat her up. Deputies called the woman responsible for posting the photos and she reportedly admitted to both actions, stating she did these things out of anger after finding the photos on her husband’s phone. They were reportedly sent to him by the Salineville woman. The other woman also told deputies none of the photos show the woman completely nude, nor did they show her face.

– Bill Smith, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported at 1:11 p.m. Wednesday someone stole the archery targets from Scenic Vista Park. Smith told deputies he saw a dark colored four-wheel drive pickup leaving the park when he arrived and there was something in the back of the truck, but it wasn’t until he found the targets had been taken and saw tire tracks leading up to the archery area that he realized the items in the back were the targets.

– Deb Morris of Kaleidoscope reported at 12:32 p.m. Wednesday someone stole two 32-inch televisions and an X-box from the group home on Neeld Road on Tuesday. The caregivers had taken the clients to the Peace Valley Road facility on Tuesday morning and the items were missing when they returned.


– Bill Gray, McCann Road, Hanoverton, reported at 8:37 a.m. Wednesday someone has been trespassing on his fields with a snowmobile.

– Amy Mabbott, Knox Elementary, reported on Tuesday she had found $180 in cash missing from the PTA money on Dec. 5, but the money was found on Dec. 9.

– Julie Smail, state Route 45, Lisbon, manager of the Travelers Motel, reported at 11:18 a.m. Tuesday $100 from the motel and $50 in Smail’s personal money were found to be missing after her 18-year-old daughter left to stay with her grandparents.

– Michael Castellucci, Trinity Church Road, Lisbon, reported at 7:38 p.m. Tuesday someone stole a 42-inch flatscreen Vizio TV. There was no sign of forced entry and Castellucci reported the doors were locked.


– A parent reported at 9:10 a.m. Tuesday her daughter was walking to the Columbiana High School on Monday and a man in his late 20s approached her in an older model tan car offering to give her a ride. She did not recognize him.

– Tom Cunningham, principal at Beaver Local High School, reported at 12:40 p.m. Monday there was a wrestling match at the school during the weekend and someone entered the auditorium discharging two fire extinguishers.

– William Obster, East Sparta, reported at 9:26 a.m. Tuesday he attended a wrestling match at Beaver Local High School on Saturday and his wallet was either lost or stolen. He canceled both debit cards.

– Tammy Mason, U.S. Route 30, Lisbon, reported at 11:37 p.m. Monday there was an unwanted man at her home, but he left before deputies arrived.

– Martha Edwards, Lusk Lock Road, Lisbon, reported at 11:20 a.m. Monday someone used her debit card at Circle K in Lisbon on Friday morning charging $55. She called and canceled the card.

– David Ulbright, state Route 39, Wellsville, reported at 8:10 a.m. Monday sometime overnight someone cut all four tires of his vehicle. He also has been receiving some hang-up calls the past few days.

– Curt McAfee, state Route 518, Lisbon, reported at 9:25 a.m. Monday his neighbor’s animals were on his property again for the second time in three days. On Sunday the cows reportedly broke a water line causing his well to run out of water. Deputies left a message for the owner, Kami Brooks, to contact the sheriff’s department.

– Belinda Puchajda, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported at 4:36 p.m. Monday someone entered her home and stole a wrapped Christmas present. The box contained headphones valued at $300.

– Robert Gearin, West Washington Street, Lisbon, reported at 5:10 p.m. Monday he was threatened by a man he knows while in the Southern Local High School parking lot. The other man reportedly taunted him to get out of the vehicle so he could hurt him. This is reportedly not the first time the man had threatened him.

– Regina Minerd, Grant Street, Lisbon, reported at 6:31 p.m. Monday she and her live-in boyfriend were involved in an argument. She tried to leave with the children, but he told her she was not going with the children. When deputies arrived the boyfriend was planning to leave and was waiting on a ride, but Minerd left for a while with the children with the plan to return when he was gone.


– Chelsea Baker, Lower Elkton Road, Elkrun Township, reported at 11:26 a.m. Tuesday there was a domestic situation. However, when deputies arrived no one would open the door. There were prints in the snow, signs a vehicle had moved. She called deputies again and stated they both left and her only concern was that her boyfriend would try to get in later. Deputies explained both have a right to be there.

– Stephanie Brown, Water Street, Salineville, reported at 12:17 a.m. Saturday her son recently purchased a puppy for his daughter for Christmas, but when he let it out, a black dog with a tagged collar came into his yard and killed it. A copy of the report was forwarded to the dog warden.

– A 14-year-old boy reported a custody dispute at 10:40 p.m. Saturday. Deputies found the boy, his 12-year-old sister and their mother sitting in their vehicle at the father’s house on Old Route 344, Leetonia. The father told deputies the children were there for visitation, had been rough housing, knocking things over and destroying the living room. The boy reportedly used profanity toward his father when told to stop. The father then took down the Christmas tree and the boy called deputies and his mother. Deputies explained to the children they needed to follow their father’s rules and they were returned to his house.

– Duane McCalister, Woodale Drive, Hanoverton, reported at 11:48 p.m. Friday a neighbor’s dog was acting aggressively. The neighbor had let the dog inside and deputies warned her that if it is vicious she should keep it inside to avoid someone shooting it because they feel threatened.

– A state Route 172, Lisbon, woman reported at 7:18 a.m. Dec. 3 her 14-year-old was refusing to go to school. The boy claimed his father wakes him up during the night and he did not want to be tired in school. He was warned to obey his parents.

– Marilynn Decaria, Metz Road, Columbiana, reported at 8:42 a.m. Sunday sometime overnight someone drove through her yard, damaging it.

– Jeremiah Edie, Coshocton, reported at 1:26 p.m. Friday his cell phone was stolen from his jobsite at the gas plant in Kensington.

– Sandra Wilson, Depot Road, Rogers, reported at 8:42 p.m. Sunday she moved from the home in November and returned on Sunday to get her dog. Another person there told her he would not let her take the dog and if she tried to leave with the dog he would point a gun at her. Travis Sadler told deputies his wife, who is Wilson’s granddaughter, bought the dog with Wilson. Each reportedly spent $100 for the dog and Wilson left the dog behind with them caring for it since. Deputies told Wilson the matter is a civil one.

– Courtney Montallvo, Kirk Road, Columbiana, reported at 1:01 p.m. Sunday someone took her son’s medication from their vehicle. There were 10 Adderall missing.

– Julie Smail, a manager at the Traveler’s Motel, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported at 1:49 p.m. Sunday, Ronald Crihfield is three days behind on paying for his rent. Deputies spoke to him and he paid the bill.


Sally Stanley, Leslie Road, Lisbon, reported at 2:58 p.m. Saturday her friend Shelly Coil took her vehicle without her knowledge and wrecked it.

– Curt McAfee, state Route 518, Lisbon, reported at 10 a.m. Saturday his neighbor Kami Brooks has animals running on his property. Deputies attempted to contact Brooks at her home but were not successful.

– David Ulbright, state Route 39, Wellsville, reported at 10:29 a.m. Saturday he left his keys in his 1988 Dodge truck and when he checked the vehicle later they were missing.

– Sarah Virden, state Route 154, Rogers, reported at 10:41 a.m. Saturday she backed into a vehicle owned by Marilynn Kotsch, Riffle Road, New Waterford, while at the Rogers Save A Lot causing damage to the bumper.

– A Mountaineer employee reported at 2:44 a.m. Sunday a casino patron, identified as David McFarland, 47, Hermitage, Pa., threatened her in the parking lot after she refused to speak with him, then went to her home, continuing to threaten her. He then followed her in the house, grabbed her arm and told her she was going to listen to him. During the exchange her husband woke up but McFarland still refused to leave. McFarland threatened the woman’s husband in front of deputies and refused to be quiet while they spoke with the woman and her husband. He was placed under arrest for persistent disorderly conduct and burglary, a fourth degree felony. Deputies also spoke with the woman who drove McFarland to the home, and she said McFarland told her they were invited.

– Ronald Crihfield, 43, was charged with criminal trespass and reckless operation on private property following an ATV accident at the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center at 6:28 p.m. Friday. He rode his ATV on the property when it flipped and injured his passenger, Jessica Witschley.


– Amy Cooper, Metz Road, New Waterford, reported Monday receiving harassing text messages and calls from her ex-husband despite him being asked to stop. A deputy spoke with Mr. Cooper, who said he had contacted her about their children and denied harassing her. He was told to quit contacting her.

– Gilbert Barth Jr., Robert Road, Lisbon, accidentally shot himself in the finger while cleaning his .32-caliber semi-automatic handgun in his basement on Monday.

– A state Route 45, Madison Township, woman reported Monday a man claiming to be with the IRS called and told her she must send him $1,500 within 15 minutes or her home would be seized and she would be arrested.

– Jean Bookman, Smith Road, Negley, reported Monday her daughter’s fiance put two holes in her living room wall after becoming upset because she refused to sign a land contract.

– Jason Grindle, Woodsdale Road, Hanoverton, reported Monday that Brandi Finch and Dale Dyke made some threats about his rental property on state Route 7 in Madison Township. The couple suggested perhaps they should remove the new parts they installed on the stove before moving out and take a saw to the wall because of all of the work they performed on the residence. The parties were advised this was a civil dispute.

-A deputy was called to a home on state Route 45, Madison Township, at 5:20 p.m. Monday after a mother reported her 14-year-old daughter locked herself in a camper. A deputy spoke with the daughter, who said she only wanted to sleep in the camper rather than share a bed with her mother, and her mother said that was fine.


– A deputy was called to a possible domestic disturbance on Tomahawk Drive, Lake Tomahawk, at 10 p.m. Sunday, where they found a woman under the influence of drugs or alcohol who was acting erratically. She was taken by ambulance to a hospital to be evaluated.

– Carol Pasquale, Lakefront Drive, Beloit, reported at 11:52 p.m. Sunday her adult son’s girlfriend left on foot after the couple had a fight. The deputy was unable to reach the girlfriend by phone.

– A deputy was called to home on Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, at 2:49 a.m. Monday, where Albert J. Shaffer, 66, reported his 24-year-old step-grandson, Robert A. Endres, came home drunk and began driving through the lawn before becoming stuck. When Shaffer tried to get Endres into the house he began striking Shaffer in the head and then put him in a choke hold. Endres admitted losing control of himself but only after Shaffer grabbed him by the face. Endres was arrested for domestic violence.

– Ghulum Malik of Stewart, Fla., reported Friday losing his wallet containing $1,430 in cash while at the Rogers Sale.

– Ed Adams, Neeld Road, East Palestine, reported Friday his Jeep windshield was smashed.


– Jim Hrodatic, Gromley Road, Salem, reported a safe found in his lake at 12:08 p.m. Friday.

– Courtney Campbell, state Route 9, Hanoverton, reported a scam at 12:23 p.m. Thursday from someone reportedly stating to be from the Columbiana County Sheriff’s office.

– Mike Crawford, Peace Valley Road, Rogers, reported at 10:15 a.m. Thursday that a logging company was damaging trees on his property and causing the creek to back up.

– Melvin Miller, Lisbon, reported several bags of garbage dumped on Lower Elkton Road in Lisbon at 1:54 p.m. Wednesday. Miller’s road crew picked up the garbage, and Miller stated he would call back if any names were found in the garbage which he did the next day.

– Jeannette Goebeler, state Route 172, Minerva, reported at 2:45 p.m. Thursday that Sam French, the father of Goebeler’s child, would not give back her items. After speaking with a deputy, French stated that he would have her items ready for her to retrieve on the porch.

– Frank May, Richardson Avenue, Negley, reported at 5:36 p.m. Friday that a 47-inch television was stolen last Sunday.


– Jason Bridge, Wisner Road, Hanoverton, reported at 4:08 a.m. Friday that his girlfriend hit him in the head with a frying pan. His girlfriend, Kimberly Craig, said Bridge was sleeping when she mistook Code Red Mountain Dew seeping from his mouth as blood and woke him out of concern. She said Bridge responded by taking a swing at her, and she defended herself. Both parties appeared intoxicated and neither wished to pursue charges.

– A 17-year-old boy who lives at the Twin Oaks Trailer Court in Lisbon reported Tuesday getting into an argument with his sister and mother, and he was afraid to return home because he will end up at the county juvenile detention center. He was taken by the deputy to his home without any further problem.

– Brett Schultz, Brookdale Avenue, East Palestine, reported arriving home from work before 5 p.m. Thursday to discover his home had been broken into through his son’s bedroom window and the home was ransacked.

– A deputy was asked to check on the well being of a resident who lives on Hamilton Road, East Palestine, at 4:24 p.m. Thursday. The deputy spoke with the person, who said she was fine.

– A deputy and East Palestine police responded to a report of a man threatening to jump into traffic on Carbon Hill Road, Unity Township, at 9:29 p.m. Thursday. The deputy came across the suspect walking along the road, who was bloody from striking himself in the head with a shovel. He was taken by ambulance to a hospital to be examined.

– Steve Watters II, 35, of Rogers, was charged Thursday with burglary after showing up at the home of Megan Mercer, state Route 7, New Waterford, and asking if they could talk. Watters then allegedly grabbed Mercer by the arm and tried to stick her with a syringe and then grabbed Mercer by the face and threatened to shoot her in the mouth. Mercer struck Watters and fled back into the home.


– Dominque Isaacs, Crestview Road, Columbiana, reported at 11:47 p.m. Tuesday that earlier in the evening her stepson saw hunters on their property and one pointed a green laser sight at him while he stood on the back porch.

– Steve Welling, Metz Road, New Waterford, reported at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday someone stole money from his vehicle sometime overnight.

– Jacob Bell, Campbell Road, Hanoverton, reported at 5:44 p.m. Tuesday he is being harassed and threatened by a man he knows. Deputies spoke to the other man, who said Bell has been texting him and he has just been responding.

– Michael Crawford, Fairfield School Road, Lisbon, reported at 8:06 p.m. Tuesday someone drove through his yard sometime overnight.

– Kelly Sprouse reported at 4:35 p.m. Tuesday she went to her property on Cream Ridge Road in Madison Township and found a pickup parked there. After calling for deputies, Sprouse learned the pickup belongs to a person she is familiar with who is hunting on the adjoining property where he has permission to go. She no longer wanted to pursue the issue.

– Albert Beal, Yeager Drive, Wellsville, reported at 5:44 p.m. Tuesday someone took their car while it was parked at the Calcutta Walmart earlier that afternoon. Deputies spoke to Diana Beal, who said her husband was not home. She was told to have him file a report with St. Clair Township police, due to the vehicle being stolen there.


– Robert Woodburn, Osbourne Road, Wellsville, reported at 4:25 a.m. Monday a 12-year-old girl was there claiming she was abducted. Deputies spoke to the girl, who claimed late at night a masked man entered her home on Bill Smith Road, put a gun to her head and told her to pack her bags like she was running away. He then put her in his car, but later kicked her out of the car on Osbourne Road. After speaking to the girl about the consequences of making a false statement with police, the girl teared up and admitted she only ran away.

– Jeff Ingledue, Depot Road, Hanoverton, reported at 12:53 p.m. Monday he is the caretaker of property belonging to David Jenkins on Depot Road. Ingledue told deputies he spoke to a man who lives across the road about a hay rake which was removed from Jenkins’ field. The man told him he and another man took it and other items to scrap them. The man claimed he had permission, but after speaking to Jenkins, Ingledue was assured the neighbors had no permission to be on his property or take anything. Deputies spoke to Jenkins later about his options in dealing with the matter, along with concerns he has about the neighbors placing trailers and allowing people he does not know to stay in trailers on his property.

– Ashley Carroll, Fairmont Road, Lisbon, reported at 6:02 p.m. Monday she was in an argument with her brother about the woman she was dating and he grabbed her wrist. She did not want to file charges and the brother went to another relative’s house for the night.

– Scott Ray, Green Street, Minerva, reported a domestic dispute at 10:13 a.m. Monday. Deputies spoke to Courtney Tuttle and her mother, who both stated it was an argument about custody of Tuttle’s children. Both signed a refusal to prosecute.

– Deputies assisted the Ohio Department of Natural Resources officer at 4:08 p.m. Monday dealing with a hunter refusing to leave a property near state Route 154 in Elkrun Township and causing issues for other hunters.

– Elizabeth Tanaka, Plutus Avenue, Chester, W.Va., reported on Tuesday someone hit her vehicle on Nov. 22 at the Rogers Sale. She found the damage the next morning and left a message at the Rogers Police Department, waiting until after Thanksgiving for a return phone call. She then contacted Lisbon police, who in turn told her to call the sheriff’s department. The damage appeared to be from a hitch on the back of a pickup.

– Brian Kissner, West Seventh Street, Salem, asked deputies to check on his ex wife, who he felt was being threatened. She told deputies the incident happened in Salem over the holiday, but she did not want any assistance from law enforcement.


– Don Snedeker, Richardson Avenue, Negley, reported at 5:16 p.m. Friday sometime in the past few days someone trespassed on his property and logged some of the trees.

– Russell H. McHenry, 47, Francis Drive, Wellsville, was charged with a felony domestic violence after family members called 911 at 4:58 a.m. Saturday. McHenry is accused of getting into an argument with his daughter, Sarah Merriman, smacking her in the face and then squeezing her face from ear to ear. Some other family members were over and one reportedly stepped between them to try to calm the situation. McHenry then reportedly brandished a pistol he had hidden under the pillow in his bedroom. McHenry is also accused of flipping over a recliner with his girlfriend, Lora Lee McLaughlin, sitting in it, threatening her with his fist and holding her to the ground.

– Gary Davis, U.S. Route 30, Minerva, reported on Nov. 21 his cell phone account had been billed for three new phones in three different locations. He contacted the phone company, which said three lines were added and his password changed.

– Brian Soldo, Hoffmeister Road, Petersburg, reported on Nov. 22 a neighbor’s son has been trespassing on their property, which has not been a problem in the past, but now things are being moved about. Two homing pigeons and two chickens were missing. One chicken was found with its head cut off and one pigeon was found with a broken neck. On Nov. 27, deputies spoke to the boy’s mother, who said he had not been allowed out alone for the last week or two and they would make certain he was not on the neighbor’s property again.

– Clara Bowen, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported at 1:36 p.m. Wednesday there were two suspicious men in the Twin Oaks mobile park. Deputies found a man there and he was taken back to the lot where he reportedly lived. Another woman, Liz McDole, told deputies the man had been asked to leave there because she felt he was being a problem. She offered to transport him to his mother’s home in Salem.

– Allen Walker, Campbell Road, Hanoverton, reported at 11:40 p.m. Friday there was a person wearing a bright orange vest riding a snowmobile through people’s lawns. Deputies did not see any of the vehicles except at Forrest Lanes. They told deputies they only ride on a farmer’s property where they have permission. They did not match the description given.

– A domestic dispute was reported at 10:35 p.m. Sunday at a Greanlawn Street, Minerva home. Deputies spoke to both people involved, who told deputies they argued about the children, but there was no violence or threats made.