– Elaine Baxter, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported at 11:19 a.m. Wednesday her twin 14-year-old sons got into an argument and started breaking up things in the house, hitting each other and throwing each other across the room. The boys were taken to the Tobin Center and will be cited with domestic violence.

– Kathy Martin, Carey Road, Salem, reported at 1:02 p.m. Wednesday she received a call from someone claiming to be from the bank and telling her there were suspicious charges on her account. She did not give the caller any information and her husband called their credit card company, but found noting suspicious with their account.

– Rita Hughes, state Route 170, Negley, reported at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday a man named Thomas Peterson is staying in a trailer she owns and she did not give him permission. Her son had given him permission, but he has stayed for more than a month. Deputies explained she would have to legally evict him.

– Greg Keister, U.S. Route 30, Minerva, reported at 2:40 p.m. Wednesday he received a call from a blocked number from someone wanting to talk to Dave. When Keister explained Dave cannot be reached at the number, the caller reportedly became aggressive and threatened he would get to Dave and would not stop until he did.

– An employee of the Dollar General in Rogers reported at 3:14 p.m. Wednesday she received a call from a man who sometimes comes in the store, threatening to come and harm her. The man has been in the store the past two weeks and usually causes a scene while he is there. The same man reportedly was at the Dollar General in Wellsville causing problems earlier on Wednesday.


– EMT personnel reported at 2:52 p.m. Tuesday a woman from a U.S. Route 62 trailer park appeared to have taken too many of her prescription pills, with EMTs finding an empty 90-pill prescription bottle which was filled on Dec. 31. She was transported to Alliance Community Hospital.

– A possible domestic was reported at the Frola Motel at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday. Deputies found William Beesler packing to leave, saying the motel was kicking them out and he and his girlfriend were arguing about it. Another woman offered to pay for them to stay for one more night.

– Elana Morris, Lisa Lane, Lisbon, reported at 5:16 p.m. Tuesday she heard tapping at the windows and noises outside the past few nights. On Tuesday she found footprints in the snow and a screen window that had been moved.

– A supervisor at the juvenile justice center in Youngstown reported at 9:48 p.m. Tuesday a young girl in their facility reported she was raped by someone in a trailer park on U.S. Route 62 in Knox Township.


– A Salem area woman reported at 9:59 a.m. Tuesday she was called by man claiming to be from her bank and telling her she was behind on her house payment. The man reportedly told her to pay $750 immediately or she would be foreclosed on. She told him she only has $375 and does not have a debit card number, which he was asking her for. He then told her to get cash, go to Walmart, purchase a Green Dot money pack, load the money onto the card and he would call her back later for the number for the card. Knowing it was a scam and after making certain she is current on her house payments, the woman contacted deputies.

– Kathy Hart, Mindling Lane, Minerva, reported at 1:42 p.m. Friday she heard someone firing what sounded like a large caliber firearm. Deputies found a man on Maple Street, who admitted he had been fire forming brass and was responsible for the noise. He apologized for the disturbance. According to Wikipedia, the term fire forming in firearms refers to the process of reshaping a metallic cartridge case to fit a new chamber by firing it within that chamber

– Joseph Daniel, Depot Street, Rogers, reported at 12:25 a.m. Tuesday he loaned a vehicle to his ex-wife, who in turn let her current boyfriend use it. He now wants it back because he needs it to go to work. Deputies contacted the ex-wife Tami Daniel, who said it was at JPI on state Route 518 and she would have her boyfriend put the keys in the car so he could come pick it up.

– Norm Schreffler, Cream Ridge Road, Lisbon, reported at 4:47 p.m. Monday he found his renter dead inside his camper. Russell W. Kindred, 54, Cream Ridge Road, Lisbon, was last seen by Schreffler on Saturday morning. The county coroner’s office reportedly found nothing suspicious at the scene.

– Margaret Watson, Hilltop Drive, Lisbon, reported at 6:12 p.m. Monday she has been receiving harassing text messages from her brother-in-law and she further states he has threatened her.


– Debbie Brown, Main Street, Rogers, reported at 12:20 a.m. Monday suspicious people were walking around her vehicle and when they noticed her at the house window, they fled in a silver, four-door car. She checked her vehicle and it did not appear they were able to get inside.

– Deputies checked on a woman at the Roseland apartments at 5:42 a.m. Monday after she reportedly made numerous threats on her own life on Facebook. She was hysterical and would not speak with deputies. Another woman told deputies the woman had not taken her medication. A rifle with no ammunition and a crossbow with six arrows were placed elsewhere for safekeeping, while the woman was taken to the Salem Regional Medical Center for evaluation.

– Charlotte French, Virginia Avenue, Minerva, reported at 6:15 p.m. Sunday her 40-year-old son was there yelling and screaming. He broke a window on the screen door and left claiming they would never see him again. She wanted someone to check on him at a garage in Minerva.

– Leslie Davis, Jimtown Road, East Palestine, reported at 4:56 p.m. Sunday her ex-boyfriend has been coming to her home, texting her and calling her. Deputies contacted the ex-boyfriend, who said they have a child together and he still cares for Davis also. Deputies explained she does not want him there, but he should go speak to an attorney to set up visitation with his son.

– Jeremiah Patterson, Alderlick Road, Wellsville, reported at 11:07 a.m. Sunday a former employee had entered his home without permission. The man had previously lived there and Patterson believes he took numerous tools while he was staying there.

– Scott Miller, U.S. Route 30, Minerva, reported at 7:55 a.m. Sunday his neighbor has someone plow the driveway and the person dumped some snow onto his property. Miller said he went out to tell the driver to stop plowing the snow onto his property. The driver reportedly told him to go back in the house and he should worry about more important things.

– A woman identified only as Mrs. Gerald Evans, Knox School road, North Georgetown, reported a man wandering in the area at 3:36 a.m. Sunday. Deputies checked the area, but did not find him. She told deputies he had laid down in her yard, before he took off on foot. Deputies then found the man begin dropped off at his home.

– Michael Nail, state Route 7, New Waterford, reported at 2:59 a.m. Sunday a burglary was in progress. Deputies checked the area and did not see any footprints or suspicious activity. Angela Arnold told deputies she heard people talking and throwing things at her house.

– Shirley Ross, Jimtown Road, East Palestine, reported at 3:40 p.m. Saturday a man was intoxicated and had a gun. Deputies found two men in the kitchen, both drinking and both appearing intoxicated. Neither would tell deputies what was happening. Deputies then spoke to Ross and Trever Barr, who said William Ross threatened to kill Shirley Ross and was holding a gun when he said it. William Ross, 44, Jimtown Road, East Palestine, was charged with aggravated menacing. Ross had also called deputies at 12:49 a.m. Saturday to report her husband had been drinking most of the day and was getting loud, but had not threatened her at that time.

– Vic Maroscher, Leetonia Road, Leetonia, reported at 9:50 p.m. Friday he and his wife were away for about an hour and he found footprints leading to the satellite dish. Someone had knocked it out of alignment and he stated this is the sixth time someone has done it. He plans to install a camera.

– Hillary Wooley, Farr Street, Rogers, reported at 3:27 p.m. Friday a van pulled into the yard and someone was carrying items, which appeared to be pieces of the furnace, out of the house. Her husband had gone out and confronted them, and one man who identified himself told the husband to mind his own business. He then reportedly added if the cops came he would come back and burn the husband’s house down. They left when the husband told them his wife was on the phone with the sheriff’s department. The husband took a photo of the license plate, which deputies checked and it belongs to a woman who used to own the house. Besides the one man, there was reportedly a woman and another man there.

– Tammy Noday, Echo Dell Road, Rogers, reported at 8:24 a.m. Thursday man has been making harassing statements on his Facebook page about her and her husband. Copies of the Facebook statements and written statements were handed over to the prosecutor’s office.


– Stephanie Steinmuller, Warren, reported at 10:46 a.m. Saturday some of her ex-boyfriend’s friends are threatening her. Deputies told her to contact local law enforcement to report threats. She then wanted a deputy to escort her to her ex-boyfriend’s cousin’s home in Unity Township to get her belongings. Deputies told her to contact the cousin in order to get her things.

– Rhonda Jones, Mill Street, Salineville, reported at 11:37 a.m. Saturday she believes her son broke into his brother’s bedroom, stealing jewelry and medication. Salineville police were notified and handled the theft report.


– Kathy Webber, state Route 39, Salineville, reported her 17-year-old son has marks on him allegedly caused by his adult brother. The boy told deputies his brother, cousins and he were wrestling and pinching each other. He got angry and yelled at his brother, who in turn pinched him harder. Deputies explained to the mother, both brothers were doing things to each other so there was not much to be done.

– Deputies responded to an alarm at 10:26 p.m. Thursday at Beaver Local High School and found a door open to the gym. The building was searched and no one located.


– Paul Davner, Speidel Road, East Rochester, reported Thursday about three or four months ago he applied for an online loan, which he has since paid off and closed. Since then he has been receiving several other e-mails claiming he has an unpaid loan balance on several other outstanding loans, which have become attached to his account number at Consumers National Bank.

– David Stewart, Union Ridge Road, Negley, reported at 9:50 a.m. Wednesday he returned home from work at 10 p.m. Tuesday and found his front door open, his 51-inch flat screen television missing and some jewelry gone from a jewelry box.

– Julie Gleckler, Georgetown Road, Salem, reported at 8:42 p.m. Tuesday she received texts from her husband and she was concerned about his well-being. Deputies spoke to the husband, who showed deputies the texts and said the texts did not say what she claimed.

– Don Coss, Bayard Road, Minerva, reported at 6:07 p.m. Wednesday he has received several calls from someone claiming to be from the DEA in Virginia. The caller asked Coss send $1,600 via Western Union to an address in the Dominican Republic or he was going to be charged with buying drugs online. Coss said he has not bought anything online, but wanted the scam reported.

– The Humane Society requested deputies assist at a Scroggs Road home at 6:36 p.m. Wednesday. The agent was concerned about neglected dogs reported on the property and wanted to go speak to the homeowner about the complaint.


– Linda McCamon, Spring Valley Road, Salineville, reported at 11:14 a.m. Tuesday she heard someone knocking at her door at about 11:05 a.m. She looked out and saw a woman then heard someone kick in her basement door. A male voice questioned if anyone was there and she yelled. He fled outside. McCamon said she did not see the vehicle they left in, but there were tire tracks in the driveway.

– Dennis McQuiston, Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, reported at 12:16 p.m. Tuesday he received a telephone call about two days earlier from Fingerhut Co. claiming his account was overdue about $1,780. The account was opened by someone in 2007, but he has never received a bill.

– Nate Maley, Speidel Road, Hanoverton, reported at 11:08 a.m. Tuesday someone entered a vacant home he owns on state Route 172, taking several items from the home, detached garage and barn. He believes the thefts happened sometime between Monday and 3 a.m. Tuesday.

– A possible stolen vehicle was reported at 1:03 a.m. Wednesday by a teenage boy at lot 29 at a Spillway Road address. The boy told deputies the vehicle belongs to his grandmother. She had sold it to his father, but the boy did not know how to contact his father. Deputies left a message on the grandmother’s voice mail.

– Tasha McCloskey, Trinity Church Road, Lisbon, reported a possible prowler at 12:37 a.m. Wednesday. Steve McVay told deputies they heard someone pounding outside and it sounded like there was someone under the porch. Footprints were found in the snow, but no one was located. The owner of the home, Lillian McVay, also reported her son lives in Florida, but called about a week ago threatening to burn the house down. He has no vehicle and plans to come by bicycle.

– Den Fairchild, Malone Road, Salineville, reported at 8:40 a.m. Tuesday his 15-year-old son was threatened by another boy on Facebook. The boy threatened to kill him on the school bus.

– Chelsea Martz, Rose Drive, Lisbon, reported at 5:53 p.m. Tuesday she was assaulted by her husband, who punched her in the back. William Martz, 24, was charged with domestic violence.


– Jessica Gulette, Buck Road, Alliance, reported at 12:06 a.m. Tuesday two people she knows are threatening her. Gulette claims she was with her sister at Walmart in Alliance when the two people began yelling and carrying on toward them. Then she began receiving threatening Facebook messages and her sister received threatening text messages. Deputies called and warned the people to cease, also telling Gulette and her sister not to contact them.

– Tiffany Walls, Dunn Road, reported at 8:13 p.m. Monday her 13-year-old son does not listen to her or respect her. Deputies explained to the boy if he continues his mother can file unruly paperwork against him in juvenile court. He apologized to his mother.

– Heather Higgins, Y and O Road, Wellsville, reported at 9:24 p.m. Monday a man was at her back door earlier, twisting the door knob before leaving in what Higgins’ son described as a 1990s model Chevy extended cab truck with large tires.

– Mike Castelucci, Trinity Church Road, reported at 8:54 p.m. Monday someone stole noodles, sausage and miscellaneous canned food from his home.

– William Carr, Wildwood Drive, Beloit, reported at 7:15 p.m. Monday he found a man on his property with a black Impala parked at the end of his driveway. Carr chased the man off. Deputies were unable to locate the vehicle.

– An anonymous caller reported a logging truck parked on Teegarden Road at 4:09 p.m. Monday, blocking the westbound lane. Deputies found the vehicle just east of McCracken Road and explained to the crew parking there was a traffic hazard. One member of the crew stopped running the forklift and started directing traffic.

– Marion Zeppernick, Winona Road, Salem, reported at 7:21 p.m. Sunday someone was trespassing on his property. He followed footprints in the snow, which went around to all his dogs and then to the neighbors’ property. Deputies spoke to the neighbor, who said he just went over to check on the dogs when Zeppernick was not home and gave them water and food if they needed it. He was concerned because the cold was making it hard to keep fresh water for the dogs.

– Doris Adney, Glasgow Road, Lisbon, reported at 9:16 p.m. Friday someone has been walking around her Glasgow Self Storage units. Deputies found by the footprints that someone had walked around all the units and then crossed state Route 45 where a vehicle had been parked. Only one of the units was unsecured and deputies informed Adney who called the renter of that unit so they could see if anything was taken.

– Bill Lewis of Sparkle Market, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported at 1:31 p.m. Sunday there was a theft at the store. The matter is under investigation.

– Paula Jewell, Hibbetts Mill Road, Wellsville, reported at 11:30 p.m. Friday her daughter’s ex-boyfriend was at the home causing a disturbance and she wanted him to be removed. Deputies found there was a warrant for the ex-boyfriend, Andrew Hunley, and he was taken to the county jail.


– At the request of the highway patrol, deputies responded to a crash on the state Route 11 southbound exit ramp at state Route 154 at 11:37 a.m. Sunday. Theresa Hutton, Chester, W.Va., had stopped at the stop sign on the exit ramp, when Jeanie R. Bowling, Malvern, stopped behind her. Bowling then began moving forward and struck Hutton from behind. Bowling was cited with assured clear distance.


– Lynette Dilliard, state Route 170, East Palestine, reported her cell phone came up missing after she had some furniture delivered on Friday from Value City.

– Jackie Davis, Cream Ridge Road, Lisbon, reported at 9:39 p.m. Friday someone in a truck was firing shots from the vehicle. The deputy found blood on the ground just off the roadway and there were footprints in the snow, indicating they may have been poaching. The deputy patrolled the area but did not locate the truck.

– Charlene Sias, Elkton Road, Lisbon, reported at 8:27 p.m. Friday having an ongoing problem with Brandy Moore, and tonight she saw footprints in the snow around her vehicle and her husband followed them to Moore’s home.

– Emily Shoff, Georgetown Road, Salem, reported Friday someone used her credit card to purchase $822 in items from Best Buy’s website.

– Ann Benner, Metz Road, Columbiana, reported Thursday her home was broken into by kicking in the rear door. Stolen were a flat screen TV and jewelry box.

– Benjamin Cooper, Hazel Run Road, Hammondsville, reported Saturday his ATV was stolen from his barn. The ATV was later found by Perry Township police after stopping the driver while driving on the roadway. The person found in possession of the ATV is Joshua Ayers, Main Street, Leetonia.

– Deputies were called to a home on Rochester Road, East Rochester, at 7:41 a.m. Saturday after a 38-year-old man was found dead from apparent self-inflicted injuries.

– The field office for Crossfire Construction, Depot and Teegarden roads, Center Township, was found broken into on Sunday. Numerous tools and other items were stolen from the office and storage trailer, which was also broken into.

– Corie Watters, state Route 517, Lisbon, reported that while her car was parked at a home on state Route 7 in Fairfield Township someone slashed two of the vehicle’s tires. This occurred eight days after someone broken out her car taillights.


– Dan Brooks, Lisbon Street, Hanoverton, reported at 1:25 p.m. Wednesday he and his neighbor, Mel Vollmar, argued because Brooks’ ex-girlfriend Stacey McCullough has been calling Vollmar all hours of the day and night. Vollmar allegedly threatened to kill Brooks’ dogs if he puts them outside. Vollmar told deputies Brooks’ pit bulls have attacked his wife in the past and they are afraid of them. If they come onto his property he plans to shoot them and they have gotten loose several times. He also wants the calls to stop from McCullough. Deputies told McCullough to cease.

– Amber Barr, Macklin Road, New Springfield, reported at 11:55 a.m. Thursday she is being harassed by a 17-year-old, who began texting her at about midnight and they had exchanged numerous messages since then. The girl claimed Barr is harassing her on the phone. Neither would give a reason why they are harassing each other, but both were warned to stop.

– Ed Keating of Alloy Machine and Fabricating, Lower Elkton Road, Columbiana, reported at 12:16 p.m. Tuesday over the weekend someone entered the building and stole several alloy parts his company was rebuilding for a customer. It appeared someone pried open a door to get inside.

– Chad Baumgardner, no address listed, asked deputies to check on his son, who lives on McCormick Run Road, Salineville, and has not been heard from for a couple days. deputies found no one home, the house secure and a neighbor said if there were no vehicles there he was not home.

– Zack Williams, no address listed, reported at 11:25 p.m. Thursday his 11-year-old son called him and told him his mother Penny Williams, Hazel Run Road, Wellsville, was being assaulted by her boyfriend. Deputies spoke to Williams and her boyfriend, who claimed they had a loud argument, but no one was assaulted and no threats were made.

– Debbie Kincaid, Lippincott Road, East Rochester, reported at 2:43 p.m. Wednesday about four months ago her older beagle went missing and Tuesday her 4-month-old beagle disappeared from a fenced in area of her yard between noon and 3 p.m. She told deputies neighbors are also missing some of their beagles. The latest beagle is small with a black collar.


– David Marsh, state Route 7, Lisbon, reported at 4:38 a.m. Thursday his ex-girlfriend called and told him she was on the way to his home to get her heater and he was on his way to work. He was concerned about her going to his home. Deputies arrived and found no one there.

– Cafe Harris, Hannibal, Mo., reported at 5:22 p.m. Tuesday he purchased a pickup the second week of November 2013 from the Hanoverton Motorcars. Harris said they provided him with a temporary tag – three times – instead of a title. When he called the dealership to complain, the salesman reportedly rented him a vehicle from Enterprise in Missouri.

– Lori Oswald, Fairfield School Road, Columbiana, reported at 3:24 p.m. Wednesday she received a scam letter claiming to be from the U.S. District Court in Northern Ohio, asking her to fill out personal information and send it back to receive a $2,000 check from Intellicorp Records Inc.

– Lydia Dartels, Speidel Road, Hanoverton, reported at 4:35 p.m. Wednesday oil workers are sweeping dirt and rocks into her yard and ditch.

– Josh Wickersham, Northview Lane, Lisbon, reported at 11:55 p.m. Jan. 8 suspicious vehicles were pulling in and out of his driveway. Deputies checked the area, but saw no one.

– Tim Beagle, East Main Street, East Palestine, reported at 2:47 p.m. Jan. 8 he came out of the Pit Stop in Gavers and found a man standing next to his pickup. The man, who was driving a gray Chevy Silverado said he struck the side of Beagle’s pickup while backing out of a parking place. The man said he had no insurance and he had to leave, even though Beagle warned him he was calling the police. He left anyway. Damage was on the bed on the right side of Beagle’s pickup.

– Matt Melott, Lodge Road, Leetonia, reported at 10:18 p.m. Wednesday he heard a loud explosion, which shook the windows of his home. Deputies checked the area, but did not find any evidence of an explosion.

– Gary Kitts, Salem Alliance Road, Salem, reported at 6:20 p.m. Wednesday he received a threatening text message from someone he knows.


– An accidental shooting was reported at 7:10 a.m. Wednesday. While at Salem Community Hospital, Harold Knight told deputies he was checking his trap lines in Unity Township at about 5:40 a.m. and found a opossum in one of his traps. He tried to shoot it, but the gun failed to discharge, so he went to rack the .22 caliber semi automatic handgun and it discharged, going through his left palm.

– Gino Smell, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported at 9:29 p.m. Tuesday a domestic dispute in a guest room of the Traveler Hotel. Angel Lake of Ashtabula told deputies she and her boyfriend were arguing about a lighter and a beverage and he threw both into the parking lot causing them to break. Both agreed no physical violence or threats occurred.

– Tabitha Rockhold, Haiti Road, Salineville, reported at 9:15 p.m. Monday a man was outside her home threatening to damage her vehicle with a ball bat. He left in a white SUV before deputies arrived and Rockhold claimed she had never seen the man before.

– Dominique Isaacs, Crestview Road, Columbiana, reported at 12:52 p.m. Tuesday someone entered her vehicle and stole a GPS, a change container with about $30 and wireless Jam Plus speakers. Her purse was also taken and it contained not only her wallet, debit card and makeup but also her boyfriend’s prescriptions of Neloxicam and Endocet.


– Brandy Burgett, U.S. Route 30, Kensington, reported a suspicious vehicle in the baseball fields at 2:30 a.m. Saturday. No vehicle was there when deputies arrived.

– Deputies assisted a patrol trooper who was investigating a crash on state Route 39 at 2:18 a.m. Tuesday. Glenn McKenzie, state Route, 39, Wellsville, the owner of the vehicle, claimed it was stolen. He told deputies he parked it in his driveway and saw it last between 11:30 p.m. and midnight with the keys in the ignition.

– Tim Hartley, state Route 45, Salem, reported a man sleeping in a vehicle at 6:42 a.m. Jan. 7. Deputies spoke to the man, who said he had shut his eyes after a long shift so he would not wreck his vehicle. He was allowed to wake up before he was sent on his way.

– David Merriman Sr., Hillcrest Road, Wellsville, reported at 3:27 a.m. Tuesday his son woke him up while pacing, an argument ensued and his son reportedly grabbed him by the throat. The father said he then responded by also grabbing his son by the throat. The son left and went outside. Deputies spoke to the son who reported his father grabbed him, but denied grabbing his father. Both signed a refusal to prosecute.

– Barbara Harstine, state Route 154, LIsbon, reported at 4:24 a.m. Tuesday a possible argument in a parked vehicle. Deputies found a man walking down state Route 517 who said his girlfriend had slid into a ditch on state Route 154 at Fairfield School Road. They called for a tow truck and his girlfriend became irate with the tow truck driver for not giving them all a ride home because of an 18-month-old child with them. Deputies gave the family a ride to their home on Beaver Street in Lisbon.

– Deputies assisted Columbiana police in investigating a child sexual matter by speaking to someone on Fairfield Avenue at 1:35 a.m. Tuesday.

– David Earich, 27, Jefferson Street, Salineville, was charged with domestic violence after his mother, Amy Earich, called deputies at 10:02 p.m. Monday to report he was tearing up the inside of her home and had assaulted her 17-year-old son. The boy told deputies his brother tackled him into the wall, grabbed him by the throat, slammed his head off the wall and threw him down the stairs. He had several visible injuries and a torn T-shirt. Earich was found sitting on a couch in the neighbor’s yard.

– Russell Jeffreys, Arbaugh Mini Storage, U.S. Route 62, Alliance, reported at 12:25 p.m. Monday he contracted in August with Martins Home Surveillance to place cameras at his storage property, paying them $699 and a second payment of $200 both in August. So far no cameras have been installed and a certified letter returned unclaimed.

– Jeff Harper, Leetonia Road, Leetonia, reported at 8:16 p.m. Monday someone hacked his cell phone number. Deputies spoke to his ex-girlfriend and she admitted to sending text messages using his account. She was warned if she sends any more messages charges will be filed.

– Stan Felton, state Route 164, Salineville, reported at 9:59 a.m. Monday someone took scrap. Dwayne Felton told deputies he saw a man on his son’s property across the street. The person went into the garage three times, loaded items into his truck and before leaving the property he stopped to take more items from under a maple tree.

– Deb Houlette, state Route 154, Lisbon, reported at 10:09 p.m. Sunday there was suspicious activity near Lock 24 in Elkton. Deputies checked the area but found no one.

– Jerry Early, Madison Drive, Lisbon, reported Monday sometime between Oct. 13 and Jan. 13 someone entered his home and a safe, taking items from his property. A friend had been at the home in November or December and heard a loud slam from the garage, but did not check on it because she was afraid.

– Fillmore Freightline, East Liverpool Road, Lisbon, reported Monday someone broke a window to enter the business sometime between 11 a.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. Monday and took items.

– Maureen Aratari, state Route 45, Leetonia, reported at 4:47 a.m. Monday she and her live-in companion got into an argument Sunday night and he allegedly shoved her, causing her to fall onto the steps. He took her house keys and she left for the night. When she came back in the morning to get some property, he refused to let her in. Ed Longbottom told deputies they argued and she kicked him in the chest. He denied shoving her, but admitted taking the keys. He claimed she came back, started pounding on the door causing the glass to come out of the storm door. She was allowed to get some of her property and was given her keys back. Both signed a refusal to prosecute.


– Jesse Dilling, Church Hill Road, Lisbon, reported at 9:06 p.m. Saturday sometime overnight his garage was broken into and a log splitter taken. He had paid $1,599 for the splitter.

– While on patrol at 3:40 a.m. Saturday a deputy found a car parked at the edge of Cowan’s Market parking lot in Rogers with the front end of the vehicle ripped off and the front right fender heavily damaged. The front bumper was inside the vehicle along with trash and alcoholic beverage bottles. The vehicle belonged to Terry Ritteger, Clarkson Road. Deputies had it towed. Then deputies found Stephen Westover walking up state Route 7, who said he accidentally hit a telephone pole near Cowan’s and he was walking to try to get the car started. He was found to have a warrant and was transported to the county jail.

– Dan Hill, Woodville Road, Leetonia, reported at 8:42 a.m. Sunday his son used his car the night before and parked it at a friend’s house on state Route 7. Someone backed into the vehicle damaging the left front fender, front bumper and hood.

– Kelly Townsend, Idaho Street, Wellsville, reported at 10:50 a.m. Saturday she was in court and someone told her she would never see her children again. She wanted a report on file and planned to get a protection order.

– Barbara Walter of American Health Care reported at 12:14 p.m. Sunday she received a text message threatening to kill her.

– Deputies were called to a domestic dispute at a Leetonia Road, Lisbon, home at 10:30 p.m. Saturday. The couple argued, but there was reportedly no violence or threats of violence.


– Jody Limpert, Heritage Drive, Damascus, reported at 2:10 a.m. Thursday she was shoved down steps and struck in the face by her roommate. She did not wish to pursue charges.

– Sheren Stierwalt, state Route 39, Wellsville, reported at 3:24 p.m. Thursday she came home to find her home burglarized with two flat screen televisions taken and her bedroom ransacked. Her jewelry box was broken and jewelry was missing. The matter is under investigation.

– Charles Humphreys, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported at 1:42 p.m. Thursday someone attempted to scam him, claiming they were from Publisher Clearing House and he had won $1.5 million. However, to claim the prize, the man who identified himself as Bob Roy, wanted him to purchase a bank card from Walmart and deposit money onto it.

– Dale Reed, Mountz Road, Salem, reported at 2:08 p.m. Thursday his father was recently released from jail and was sitting at the bottom of Reed’s driveway for 15 minutes or more on Sunday. Reed also claimed his father threatened his sister. Deputies told Reed to report the incident while his father was still there if it happens again.


An accident was reported in the parking lot of Hull’s Super Duper, state Route 172, East Rochester, at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. Brittany K. Hauer, state Route 172, Lisbon, was westbound on state Route 172 when the gas pedal stuck on her vehicle. She slowed down enough to pull into the parking lot, lost control of vehicle and struck the northwest side of the business. The vehicle was buried into the cooler area up to the windshield.

– Susan Shank, the owner of FR Clothes, U.S. Route 30, Hanoverton, reported at 10:47 a.m. Wednesday when she arrived that morning she found someone had tried to pry the deadbolt off the door. There were footprints in the snow and damage to the door.

– After receiving eight 911 calls from a cell phone on Winona Road at 12:32 p.m. Wednesday, deputies responded to a home. When the resident came to the door, there was a child standing there holding a cell phone. Deputies explained that even when a phone is not activated, it can still be used to make emergency calls. The woman agreed to take the batteries out of the phone.

– Dan Morgan, Taylor Road, Negley, reported at 6:43 p.m. Wednesday someone stole a dirt bike from an unlocked barn on his property sometime between Jan. 1-5.

– Cheryl Kaiser of the Carroll County sheriff’s office reported at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday they received information a man had been stabbed in the back by his girlfriend and got out of the vehicle somewhere near Summitville, where he was reportedly walking. Deputies from both counties searched the area, but did not find him. The Carroll County sheriff’s office then reported another caller had stated the man was being taken to the hospital, but would not say where. Then the Carroll County sheriff’s office stated the man called them, claiming there was no problem and he was not stabbed in the back.

– Cindy Neiheisel, Metz Road, Columbiana, reported at 11:14 a.m. Wednesday she received a letter from the IRS involving her individual 1040 they claimed she filed in 2012. Neiheisel told deputies she did not file her taxes as an individual that year and when she contacted the IRS on Wednesday they told her she had been a victim of identity theft.

– Evelyn Dolinak, Rainbow Lane Circle, Beloit, reported at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday there was a possible domestic dispute. EMS services met deputies at the scene and noted Dolinak’s adult daughter was off her medication. She agreed to check herself into Alliance Community Hospital.

– Terry Grove, Bowman Road, Homeworth, reported at 3:19 p.m. Wednesday there was an incident about a month ago involving his brothers-in-law and Grove’s car was damaged. The one brother-in-law had agreed to pay for the damage, but had not.


– Deputies checked on John Moore, state Route 558, Leetonia, at 8:25 p.m. Tuesday at the request of the Leetonia Fire Department. Moore was not answering the door for neighbors concerned due to power issues. Deputies spoke to Moore who said the power goes out quite often, but he still had heat.

– Fritz Dukats, Heck Road, Columbiana, initially reported at 5:43 p.m. Tuesday his son pushed him and took his vehicle. When deputies arrived Dukats felt it was too cold for his son to be out driving the vehicle, but stated his son did not push or assault him.

– Valerie Rockenberger, Bye Road, East Palestine, reported at 3:36 p.m. Tuesday someone has been cutting down trees on her property and taking the wood.


– Deanna Witherow, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported at 11:58 a.m. Monday she received a call from her landlord’s partner who was upset and belligerent with her on the phone. He reportedly threatened to come for her at some point, even if it was years down the road. She also received a three-day notice to leave, but no eviction has been filed through the court at this time.

– A woman who lives on Buck Road, Alliance, reported at 9:35 a.m. Monday both of her parents are in their 80s and live on Georgetown Road. In the past she has seen marks on her father and on Monday he called her to say her mother assaulted him. There were no witnesses and the father refused to file a police report. The woman said she has called her mother’s doctor in the past about getting her medications re-evaluated, but nothing has been done.


– Homer Williams, state Route 45, Salem, reported at 10:44 a.m. Friday he was in a nursing home for a period of time recently and when he got out he found his daughter living in his home. He wanted her removed. Deputies explained he will have to have her evicted from the home.

– Cindy Bussard, Dyke Road, Negley, reported at 8:57 a.m. Thursday someone used her checking account card to make three purchases – one on Dec. 29 for $786 and two on Dec. 30 for $572 and $366. She has notified the bank and canceled the card at this time.

– Dalton Glover, Salineville Road, Salineville, reported at 2:18 p.m. Thursday he lost his wallet on Dec. 31, using it last at B and K Beverage in Salineville. His license, Social Security card and bank debit card were in the wallet along with about $180.

– Tom Colvin, Memorial Road, Hanoverton, reported at 5:55 p.m. Sunday he was hunting on property on Willard Road at the county line, where he said he has permission, but he was confronted by a neighbor telling him he was not allowed to be there. Following the conversation, Colvin said he thought he heard a gunshot and a bullet going through the woods near him. Deputies told him if it happens again it is best to leave the area.

– Jeremy Lowe, Scott Drive, Alliance, reported a possible domestic dispute at 8:51 p.m. Saturday. Lowe claimed his wife had been drinking and slapped him in the face, but he did not want to pursue charges.

– Larry Ticeson, Fife Coal Road, Wellsville, reported at 6:50 p.m. Saturday his daughter was receiving unwanted calls from an 18-year-old she knows. His daughter is 14. Deputies attempted to call the number but did not reach anyone.

– Deputies responded to an alarm at 8:48 a.m. Saturday at the state Route 170, Negley, home of Jessica McCrea. The home was found to be secure, but there were tire tracks showing someone pulled into the drive. Footprints showed someone got out of the vehicle and walked onto the front porch. A barren patch of concrete showed where a box had been removed and the person returned to the vehicle.

– Patricia Steeves, Haessly Road, Hanoverton, reported at 2:20 p.m. Thursday her father-in-law was backing in her driveway at the same time she was and the vehicles collided. She was driving a loaner from Wally Armor in Alliance while her vehicle is being serviced.

– Tammy Pitts, Depot Road, Salem, reported at 9:26 a.m. Friday her adult son recently moved in with her. She then received a phone call and text messages from his previous roommate claiming she needed to pay money allegedly owed for her son’s rent and food. Deputies called the previous roommate, who said he contacted the mother because he was not calling him back.

– A suspicious vehicle was reported in the area of Clarks Mill Road at 4:43 a.m. Saturday. Randy Witherow, Haiti Road, Salineville, was found passed out, but woke when deputies tapped on the window. He had a can of warm beer, nearly totally full, in the console. Witherow told deputies he had an argument with his spouse and needed to get out of the house, so he drove there and was watching deer when he fell asleep. He was cited with driving under suspension and had someone come get him.

– Anthony Possage, state Route 518, Lisbon, reported at 9:01 p.m. Sunday he came home from church and found two flat screen TVs stolen from his home. A window was broken also.


– Pasco County, Fla. detective Charles Moyer reported at 7:50 p.m. Friday regarding two missing girls who were possibly with their mother Tracey Gross, 37, West State Street, Salem. When deputies arrived at Gross’ mobile home, they spoke with her half-brother and the girls in question, who said that Gross picked the girls up from Florida. Gross later arrived at her residence and was arrested and taken to Columbiana County Jail for warrants in Mahoning County. The girls were taken to the Columbiana County Sheriff’s office to be reunited with an aunt on their father’s side.

– David Ulbright, state Route 39, Wellsville, reported at 8:59 a.m. Thursday that the tires on both of his trucks were slashed and several items in the vehicles were taken.

– Dale Hauser, Chester, W.Va., was pulling from the parking lot of J&J Tire, Lisbon, and was waiting to enter the roadway when Molly Wolfe, Pritchard Avenue, Lisbon, backed into the vehicle.

– George Faulkner Jr., state Route 14, East Palestine, reported at 2:47 p.m. that his father-in-law backed into his truck, causing damage to the right side of Faulkner’s cab and bed, while trying to back out of the driveway.


– Christine Dine called in regard to a domestic dispute on Bell Road, Elkrun Township, at 11:37 p.m. Thursday. Deputies arrived and spoke with Dawn Bruckman and Mark Williams, who said they had been arguing. Bruckman was in the process of moving out and was concerned Williams would destroy her personal property. Both were advised if either did this they could be charged with criminal damaging.

– An automated medical alert was received from a home on Old Route 558, Salem Township, at noon Dec. 30. The deputy found the door unlocked but no one was home. A neighbor said the resident may no longer live there but he sees her son at the house.

– Steve Paul, Buffalo Road, Kensington, reported Thursday receiving calls from Virginia Mills, against whom he has a no-contact court order. Paul was advised this was a civil matter and to contact the court.

– A deputy received a report of someone stuck in the mud in a small field at the corner of Middle Beaver and Elkton roads in Elkton at 12:18 a.m. Dec. 24. A deputy arrived to find Aaron Tucker and Annette Tice and Tucker’s pickup stuck in the mud to its frame. Tucker said he was checking his muskrat and beaver traps when the truck became stuck, but he was unable to produce any trapping permits, nor was there any trapping equipment in his truck. Tucker admitted he was lying and that he was out with his girlfriend when they became stuck. Tucker’s friend tried to pull the truck out with a tractor but was unsuccessful, so the deputy contacted Baker Towing. The field is owned by the township, which intends to pursue criminal charges.


– James Bihlman of Hammond Construction reported at 8:54 a.m. Thursday a pump and 1,500 gallons of diesel fuel were stolen from a tank. The work site had been shut down since Dec. 23 and when they opened it up on Thursday they found the pump and the fuel missing. Someone cut the wire holding the fence closed and entered. The fuel and pump belonged to Dipetro Excavating.

– George Taylor, Clewell Drive, Lisbon, reported at 12:15 a.m. Thursday a man walked up to the van while Taylor was parking in the driveway.

– Wayne Dillon, Pancake Clarkson, Rogers, reported at 7 p.m. Wednesday someone threw a rock through the front of the picture window of the home.

– Heather Bell, Lake Street, Beloit, reported at 10 p.m. Tuesday she heard yelling and gun shots from the house across the street. Deputies found three spent 9mm casings laying on the ground in front of the front door of the home across the street. The homeowner, Addam Prendergast, 40, claimed another man, Brennan Carr was at the home causing a disturbance, but had left before deputies arrived. According to Prendergast, the man was swinging a tire iron and a ball bat hitting the house and vehicles. Prendergast then said he retrieved his handgun from the bedroom, went outside and fired four shots in the air to scare Carr away. Prendergast admitted to having “a few” drinks. He also reported no damage to his home or vehicles. He was charged with firing a weapon while intoxicated.

– Whitney Trosky, McClosky Road, New Waterford, reported at 8:10 p.m. Wednesday she found several items missing from her home, including a Playstation Three with two controllers and five Playstation Three games – Lego Batman one and two, Lego Star Wars, Kill Zone and Motocross. She was also missing a Toshiba laptop and a pair of children’s Air Jordan shoes. A note was found on the kitchen table with “dead” written on it. The items were valued at $970. The house had been left unlocked.


– Deputies were called to a Roseland Commons apartment at 2:22 p.m. Monday after a woman told her husband she wants a divorce and was moving their two children to her mother’s house at the advice of her attorney. The father told deputies he has been a stay-at-home father for the past five years and did not want the children to leave. The wife claimed he was holding her there against her will. Then each wanted the other removed from the apartment. Both were told deputies cannot force anyone to leave their home. She called her mother to come get the children and he agreed to leave for a short while until she got things together for them.

– Greg Hyde, North Market Street, East Palestine, reported at 1:17 p.m. Monday there is an alley beside his property and it is used by trucks to deliver to a business on Wilderson Avenue. Hyde reported the trucks are making ruts in his yard and he has talked to the business owner, Bob Luketic before about the issue, but nothing has been done. Deputies told Hyde to contact his attorney due to the civil nature of the issue.

– Audrey Weddle, Dutchtown School Road, Rogers, reported at 1:54 p.m. Monday a cousin came to her home late Saturday and since that time a semi-automatic handgun has been missing from the house.

– Madison Bowker, Adams Road, East Palestine, reported at 7:35 p.m. Monday sometime between Dec. 26 and Dec. 28 someone charged some items to her Home Savings debit card.

– Sandy Gallo, Miller Road, Lisbon, reported at 10:31 a.m. Monday she owns a rental trailer on state Route 7 and told the tenants to leave, but they were still there along with others she did not know. Deputies explained the eviction process through County Municipal Court.

– Alyssa Miller, Rochester Road, Kensington, reported at 11:16 a.m. Monday she received a birthday card in the mail, which had already been opened. She spoke to the sender of the card, who said they had placed a $100 bill in the card as a gift and it was missing. Another card in the box was not opened.