Reward offered for Leetonia man who skipped sentencing

LISBON – A reward is being offered by the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Department and local U.S. Marshal’s Office for information leading to the arrest Thomas L. Peterson, who failed to show up for a Feb. 13 sentencing hearing after pleading guilty to aggravated vehicular assault, cocaine possession, tampering with evidence, and failure to halt for police. Peterson, 49, St. Jacob-Logtown Road, Leetonia, crashed into another vehicle in Unity Township on April 13, 2013, while fleeing from highway patrol troopers. Anyone with information leading to his arrest should call the sheriff’s office at 330-424-7255 or the marshal’s tip line at 866-4-Wanted.