– Amy Cooper, Metz Road, New Waterford, reported she was concerned about someone at the State Line Tavern at 1:15 a.m. Wednesday. Deputies spoke to William Cooper, who told them everything was fine and he had been sleeping.

– Robert Westover, Hazel Run Road, Salineville, reported at 12:12 a.m. Wednesday there was a possible domestic. Westover told deputies he and Penny Wisbith argued and she began to scratch him. She also reportedly had been drinking. He did not want to pursue charges.

– Lesley Little, state Route 517, LIsbon, reported at 1:34 p.m. Tuesday she and her husband left at about 10:20 a.m. and when they returned home at about 1:30 p.m. all the cupboards in the kitchen were open. A living room window was broken. Several rooms were ransacked and items stolen.

– Charles Czapski, Campbell Road, Hanoverton, reported at 3:46 p.m. Wednesday his wife called at about 1 a.m. They are in the process of divorcing and she called from Mississippi allegedly threatening to burn the house down.

– Eric Graham, Sponseller Road, Columbiana, reported at 8:52 p.m. Wednesday his gray 2004 utility trailer was missing from a storage unit on Esterly Drive.

– Dina Hurst, Raley Road, New Waterford, reported at 7:21 p.m. Wednesday her 22-year-old stepdaughter punched her in the cheek. Katelin Rose Hurst was charged with domestic violence.

– Irene Dowd, Roller Coaster Road, Lisbon, reported at 6:43 p.m. Wednesday a suspicious navy pickup with a white cap was driving up and down Roller Coaster Road. Deputies checked the area, but did not see anyone.

– Eric Ward, Boardman, reported at 2:25 p.m. Tuesday he was at his girlfriend’s home on Feb. 17 and unable to leave her driveway due to a deep overnight snowfall. The tow truck could not get into the driveway due to the snow. Ward and the tow truck driver used shovels to dig Ward’s car out. Ward paid the tow operator and later, Ward found a dent in the passenger front fender of his vehicle.

– Zack Seidner, Walnut Street, Rogers, reported at 3 p.m. Tuesday he parked at Beaver Local in the morning. When he went outside at 10:20 a.m. to leave to attend classes at the county Career Center he found the tonneau cover was missing from his pickup.

– Christy Wallace, Mattix Road, Lisbon, reported at 12:44 p.m. Tuesday she left at about 10:30 a.m. and when she returned she found two kitchen chairs turned over in the kitchen. Books and magazines were strewn about the kitchen. A wallet, TV, tablet and flat curling iron were taken from the 14-year-old daughter’s room. The wallet and iron were left near where the person left the house. Three visible firearms were not taken, but jewelry and a pair of new boots were taken.

– Jason Blower, Rauch Road, East Palestine, reported at 12:52 p.m. Wednesday he was at JB Auto about a week earlier and then again Tuesday. Sometime during the week someone stole a car dolly. The deck and ramp are silver or gray and the original fenders were replaced with black plastic fenders.

– Judy Jayne, Heck Road, East Palestine, reported at 7:27 p.m. Wednesday sometime after 6:30 a.m. someone broke into her home and took a television and computer from the living room. Additionally, a Kindle was taken from the bedroom, along with a large jar of change and three credit cards. Someone reportedly attempted to use her Visa card at the Walmart in Boardman to make $500 in purchases, but the card denied the purchase.


– Southern Local High School reported at 9:40 a.m. Tuesday that threatening messages were found on school work a student turned in on either Feb. 13 or Feb. 20. The homework assignment had students using specific words in sentences. One sentence said, “My teacher censored the part where I said I was going to blow this (expletive) school to peaces (sic).” It was accompanied by a picture of a stick figure holding a detonator and a drawing of the school in pieces. The second sentence stated, “All people that think they are smarter (like teachers) are my Adversaries.” When the student was confronted by the assistant principal, he reportedly became defensive, used offensive language and was sent to in-school suspension. The 14-year-old boy was later taken to the Tobin Center.

– Randy Moorefield, state Route 644, Hanoverton, reported at 9:37 a.m. Tuesday he had been parked at a lot on state Route 644 near the gas plant on Monday and his vehicle was damaged when someone backed into him.

– Pete Mudrak, state Route 172, Minerva, reported at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday diesel fuel was taken from four tractors and a skid loader parked on his property. About 100 gallons of diesel fuel was taken.

– An alarm from 21st Century alerted deputies of a possible issue at the home of Randi Carroll, Alderlick Road, Wellsville, at 7:12 p.m Tuesday. Deputies found the kitchen door open, but did not find anyone inside the house. The homeowner’s mother left and set off the alarm.

– Pat Baker, McCormick Run, Wellsville, reported at 6:51 p.m. Tuesday she returned and found the back doors wide open and the house ransacked. Two containers of hypodermic needles and items were scattered all over the the house. Deputies checked the home, but found no one inside. Baker was given paperwork to fill out if anything else was found to be missing.


– Bridgett Bader, Allegheny Trail, Negley, reported at 2:01 p.m. Monday she believes a neighbor is stalking her. On Thursday she claims the neighbor stopped in front of the home in his vehicle and sat there for three or four minutes for no apparent reason. Then on Saturday, he reportedly walked from his home, stopped in front of her home, spit on the ground and turned around and walked back home. She also has heard he told others he carries a gun and will shoot her dogs.

– Bonnie Dyke, state Route 170, Negley, reported at 3:06 p.m. Monday she believes a .32-caliber handgun is missing from her bedroom. She told deputies she would call back with more details about the gun at a later time.

– Shawn Polen, Sanor Road, Hanoverton, reported at 3:20 a.m. Saturday he came home and found someone had pried open the back door. The door frame was damaged and a number of items were taken.

– A possible domestic dispute was reported at a home on Pine Hollow Road, Lisbon, at 12:57 a.m. Saturday. Deputies went to the home and found Christina Myers upset because she had called before they arrived and canceled the call. Her boyfriend, whom she had argued with, had left before deputies arrived. Deputies found the trailer full of dirt, clutter and beer cans making it difficult to walk and there were two small children, ages 8 and 9, living there. One woman was smoking heavily in one girl’s bedroom and deputies asked her to put it out. Deputies also found a marijuana smoking pipe on the floor with some marijuana still inside. The pipe was destroyed and information turned over to Children Services.

– Barb Kuder, Winona Road, Salem, reported at 8:12 a.m. Saturday a tennant did not pay for his lot rent at the Salem Lisbon KOA Campground, Winona Road, Salem. She was concerned he was going to leave while owing more than $1,000. Deputies checked with the prosecutor’s office about how to pursue the case. In the meantime, the tenant paid the rent.

– An abandoned trailer was reported on Foundry Hill Road near the railroad tracks at 12:14 p.m. Saturday. Deputies found the trailer and the license plate came back to a man in Sagamore Hills, Ohio. Dispatchers called the police in that town and the police officer knew the owner. He was contacted on his cell phone and said he was unable to pull the trailer up that hill so he left it there while he was checking tree stands in the Foundry Hill Road area. He planned to return in about 40 minutes.

– A man identified only as Jeff at 344 Tire Service reported at 8:16 a.m. Monday someone broke into the business over the weekend. Someone pried open a door and took about $100.


– A possible burglary was reported at 12:59 p.m. Sunday at the home of the minister of the Highlandtown Presbyterian Church. A television was missing and the home is being checked to determine if there are other stolen items.

– Sgt. James Gilbert at the county jail reported at 9:09 a.m. Sunday Lorraine Knight attempted to visit an inmate at the jail, Kenneth A. Rummel. When confronted, Knight claimed she was told she could not speak with Rummel after three years. Probation officer Mary Burgett told jail officials she had told Knight she was to have no contact with Rummel, but Knight had told her she did not care, she was going anyway. Knight also reportedly attempted to use a fake identification.

– Virginia Bender, U.S. Route 30, Kensington, reported at 7 p.m. Sunday her daughter Kim Clemens was involved in a domestic dispute with her husband, Ronnie Clemens. Kim Clemens was found to have two black eyes, blood on the side of her head and a swollen nose. At first Clemens said her husband caused the injuries, then claimed it was her daughter. Ronnie Clemens was charged with domestic violence.

– Teresa McAfee, state Route 518, Lisbon, reported at 1:23 p.m. Saturday the neighbor’s goats had wandered onto her property and one of the goats gave birth to a baby goat in McAfee’s out building. The goats had been in her building for three days. Deputies took photos of damage to McAfee’s property, including manure and damage where it appeared the goats were eating her front porch. One of the goats reportedly tried to eat the deputy’s camera. Deputies have been called several times about the animals running loose and an animals at large citation was filed against Kami Brooks through municipal court.

– Emily Potts, Speidel Road, Hanoverton, reported at 4:09 p.m. Saturday she found her father lying on the floor of his bedroom deceased. Deputies and the coroner investigated the scene. Potts told deputies she had spoken to her father on Feb. 14 and he was not on any type of medication.

– Julie Talbrath, U.S. Route 30, Kensington, reported at 8:03 p.m. Friday that while she was driving a pickup was following her closely and when she arrived home, the pickup pulled into the driveway across from her home. Deputies spoke to the man, who said he was waiting for someone at John and Helen’s Bar. He smelled of alcohol and reportedly failed field sobriety tests. Frederick Mix, no age or address listed on the report, was cited with physical control.

– A possible domestic dispute was reported at 1 a.m. Sunday at the home of Alexis Cusick, Crestview Road, New Waterford. Cusick told deputies she and her boyfriend argued, but a third party called police about the situation. Her boyfriend had left for the night and she claimed all was fine.

– Lisa Sperling, Bye Road, New Waterford, reported at 12:10 a.m. Sunday her live-in boyfriend took her vehicle without asking, but she had allowed him to use it in the past. Deputies attempted to contact him so he would return it.

– Residents on Carmel Achor Road and Pancake-Clarkson Road reported damage to mailboxes at 12:33 a.m. Monday. One homeowner told deputies he saw a black Ford Ranger with multiple young people inside smash into his mailbox and then drive off with a flat tire down Pine Hollow Road. Deputies searched the area, finding at least nine mailboxes with significant damage and photographing them. Deputies found one pickup with the driver helping those in another pickup, a black Ford Ranger, with a flat tire. All four people, some 18 and others 17, were questioned and blamed each other for damaging the mailboxes. The matter was forwarded to the prosecutor’s office.


– Bonnie Russell, Center Road, Alliance, reported at 7:28 a.m. Friday sometime overnight someone smashed her mailbox. About two weeks earlier someone also pulled it from the ground and smashed it.

– A Lisbon woman reported at 8:52 a.m. Thursday she found her father-in-law had died on the front porch of his home. KLG Ambulance contacted the coroner’s office, who spoke to the man’s doctor about his health history.

– A domestic dispute with a husband allegedly attempting to shoot his wife’s father with a crossbow and threatening to load a firearm was reported at 8:27 p.m. Thursday at a Slater Road, Salem address. The man who was threatened was in the driveway when deputies arrived, and he claimed his daughter’s husband was inside the home flipping out and talking about loading a gun. Deputies could see multiple children running around inside the house and ordered the husband to exit the house with his hands up. He complied. The woman told deputies her husband came home from a rough day at work, began to drink and they argued. Her father had come into the house, grabbed his son-in-law and took him to the ground. No charges were filed.


– At 6:03 a.m. Wednesday, Maple Cotton Ambulance reported 31-year-old Dustin Pierson was dead when they arrived at a state Route 9, Hanoverton, home. Tonya Landsberger and Pierson’s girlfriend, Amber Kozar, reported Pierson had surgery about two weeks earlier and was still having medical problems and infection. He had been sleeping on the couch downstairs and then at 4 a.m. was found sleeping on the floor by Kozar. When Landsberger got up to at 5:30 a.m. to give him his medication, Pierson was reportedly unresponsive and face down.

– An employee in the county auditor’s office, Jamie Poppelriter, was reportedly threatened by an elderly man about his property at noon Wednesday. The elderly man reportedly said he did not go to a recent meeting held at United Local about the issue because he would have shot everyone and then told Poppelriter if he returned to the courthouse Poppelriter had better jump out the window or get shot. Auditor Nancy Milliken and Poppelriter declined to pursue charges at this time. The man’s photo was given to security at the courthouse.

– A possible domestic was reported on South Mahoning Avenue in Knox Township at 11:32 a.m. Wednesday. Deputies spoke to Tiffany Hughes, who was hysterical and yelling inside when they arrived. She wanted to leave and she claimed her boyfriend, Jeff Hall, took her phone and she had nowhere to go. He told deputies she had been abusing her medication and showed deputies her empty pill bottles. He agreed to leave so she could get her belongings and leave.

– Kristen Ours, Mick Road, Wellsville, called deputies at 8:23 a.m. Tuesday at the request of her elderly neighbor. Duane Rosenleib reported their phone was not working and there was a large leak in the roof. Deputies found a phone jack had become wet and when that phone was disconnected the other phones in the house began working again. Rosenleib had called a contractor two days earlier, but had not heard back, probably because of the phone situation. He planned to call the contractor again.

– Deputies checked on Elsie Duncan, Oak Grove Road, Salineville, after she failed to show up to teach a class at 10:28 a.m. Wednesday. Deputies found no one at home, but it appeared someone had been there recently due to a snow-free parking space and footprints.


– A head injury from a shooting accident was reported at 6:26 p.m. Monday by Alliance Community Hospital. Jacob Bell, U.S. Route 30, East Rochester, was shooting an AK-47 at a metal target in a woodpile on the property. According to his father something ricocheted from the target and struck his son in the left side of the head.

– Tammy Fox, state Route 518, Lisbon, reported Tuesday that on Feb. 13 someone used her Home Savings debit card to make a purchase from K-Mart for a GPS unit, which was then mailed to an address in Michigan. She contacted K-Mart four times on Feb. 13-15 in order to get the transaction stopped as someone attempted it several times.

– Kevin Young, Kelly Park Road, Columbiana, reported at 9:09 p.m. Monday when he came home he found the window to his back door broken out and numerous items missing. There were 15 guns and ammunition taken from a gun cabinet, including rifles, shotguns and muzzleloaders. Also missing were a jewelry box with four watches and miscellaneous jewelry and a large Coke bottle containing an undetermined amount of loose change.


– Donna Wargo, Center Line, Mich., reported at 1:50 p.m. Monday she was on a Greyhound Bus on the way home to Michigan after attending a funeral in Columbiana County. Her luggage was lost by the company, including a C-Pat Breathing machine, her medications and clothes.

– A possible overdose was reported at 10:26 a.m. Sunday at a Water Street, Salineville, home. Deputies found Salineville first responders attending to a 24-year-old man, who was breathing but unconscious. The man has heart problems and became conscious while help was there. Deputies found no evidence of drugs or paraphernalia. He was taken by Lifeteam to the East Liverpool City Hospital.

– Dave Smith, Schneider Road, Salem, reported at 5:49 p.m. Sunday someone stole about two-thirds of a load of wood from his property on state Route 644.

– Columbiana EMS treated a 42-year-old woman for a possible drug overdose at 1:27 p.m. Sunday at a Crestview Road, Columbiana, address. She was taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Boardman. Deputies found no evidence of drugs or paraphernalia.

– Chad Bodoni, Homeworth Road, Homeworth, reported at 2:43 p.m. Saturday he was being harassed by the owner of a pizza shop in Alliance. Bodoni reported he attempted to pick up his pizza Friday night and his type of online payment was not accepted by the pizza shop. The owner is reportedly calling and texting trying to get money for the pizza. Deputies contacted the owner of the pizza shop and explained how to deal with a non-payment issue through the police.

– Chris Sumrall, West Lincoln Way, Lisbon, reported at 10:21 a.m. Saturday, a woman he allowed to use his pickup is not returning it. Deputies spoke to the woman, who said she was going to take it back to Sumrall at that time.

– Kim Bleakney, Laughlin Road, Lisbon, reported a scam where a person with a Middle Eastern accent called her claiming her computer has a virus and it was urgent for him to link to her computer online to repair it. Bleakney also reported several other neighbors have received similar calls.

– Aaron Colvin, Brookfield Street, Lisbon, reported at 11 a.m. Thursday a neighbor was cutting trees earlier in the week near his car parked in the neighbor’s back yard. A branch fell on his car and damaged it. Carl Poynter, Lisbon, reported he was cutting the trees and looked for the owner of the vehicle after it was damaged. He apologized and agreed to pay for the damage.

– Tana May, Spillway Road, Hanoverton, reported at 11:20 a.m. Friday she purchased a car from Darren James, who has a car lot in Salem. She said she paid off the car, but James has been incarcerated and his wife claims May still owes her money for the car. She was told to contact her attorney.

– A student was reported threatening another student at the county Career Center at 1:40 p.m. Feb. 12. Deputies spoke with the school principal and learned the student had been suspended.

– Wendell Custer, Shelby Road, Lisbon, reported at 3:32 p.m. Monday a woman came to his home, identified herself as a court employee and claimed he had 72 hours to move out of his camper. She also claimed his truck would be towed and impounded. He wanted a report on file because he has had problems before with neighbors.

– Teresa Brewer, Spring Street, Salineville, reported at 1:45 a.m. Saturday she and her boyfriend were drinking and an argument started. She was in the bathroom and he reportedly came in behind her and began choking her. He left before deputies arrived and she did not want to pursue charges.


– Steve Paul, Buffalo Road, Kensington, reported Saturday a kerosene heater was stolen from his front porch, while a portable grill was missing from his back porch. Paul also discovered another portable grill and his tool box missing from his barn.

– Eugene A. Troyer, 81, Canal Street, Kensington, was charged with assault and resisting arrest while sheriff’s deputies were trying to take him into custody on an arrest warrant at his home on Saturday afternoon. Troyer reportedly refused to go with the deputies and then threw himself on the floor, claiming he was having a stroke. He was then told to sit up and the deputies assisted him to his feet but Troyer pulled away when they attempted to place handcuffs on him. Troyer then made a fist as if he wanted to fight, so he was placed face-down on the couch while being handcuffed. At the jail, he refused to get out of the cruiser and had to be assisted from the vehicle.

– Deputies were called to the Lock 24 restaurant at 11:30 p.m. Friday in regard to a drunken patron who refused to leave. Upon arrival, police learned the person had driven through the lawn to a nearby home. The deputies went to the residence and spoke with Donna Welsh, who said Derek Caudill showed up and she took the keys to his truck from him and offered to give him a ride home. Deputies told the 26-year-old Caudill not to return to the restaurant or he could be charged.


– Rachael Eason, Grant Street, Lisbon, reported at 12:07 p.m. Thursday her daughter was acting out of control. The daughter reportedly threw her cell phone and broke it and threw the TV remote striking her mother. No charges were pursued by the mother and both seemed to want to get her medications better set to help her.


– Jason Crawford, state Route 154, Negley, called for a deputy at 5:58 a.m. Thursday because he wanted Boyd Johnson removed from his property. Johnson, who has been living in Crawford’s garage for the past two months, said they had an argument and Crawford did not like what Johnson said. Crawford was told he would have to go through the eviction process to get rid of Johnson, but both parties calmed down and Crawford agreed to go back inside for the night.

– Deputies were called to a home on state Route 558, New Waterford, at noon Wednesday in regard to a woman considering harming herself. The deputies remained while the woman was transported by ambulance to a local hospital.

– Deputies were called to a domestic dispute at the residence of Heather Sluss, state Route 170, Negley, at 5:26 p.m. Wednesday. Sluss said her boyfriend, Douglas P. Brayshaw, pushed her up against the wall, grabbed her by the hair and then yanked off her necklace. Brayshaw accused Sluss of striking him in the face and tearing off his necklace. Brayshaw, 54, and Sluss, 30, were both charged with domestic violence.

– Amy Papparella, who works at Jim’s Custom VWs, state Route 7, Columbiana, reported security cameras showed that at 11 p.m. Monday a person jumped the fence, looked in the windows and then tried to pull open a door.


– Vanessa Noel, Morris Road, Lisbon, reported at 5:44 a.m. Monday there was an abandoned vehicle on the road near the intersection of Morris and Fairfield School. Deputies found the vehicle with a note from Octavia Coppack explaining she was unable to get into her driveway and would get the vehicle later. While waiting on the wrecker, the owner’s mother came to get the car. The wrecker was canceled.

– Patricia Grzymala, McGavern Road, Salineville, reported at 12:13 a.m. Tuesday someone was pounding on her door and she saw someone heading north from her driveway. Deputies did not find anyone or any footprints in the snow.

– Duke Green, Lynchburg Road, Minerva, reported at 11:14 a.m. Monday he has a protection order against his estranged wife and she came to his business and home on Monday. She was reportedly beating and kicking on the door to his shop attempting to get in. His employee saw her coming and had locked the door. She then came to the house, again beating and kicking the door. She let the dog loose from the kennel. Green further reported his estranged wife yelled at one employee who arrived at the business while she was there trying to get in and she has threatened to burn down the house of a female employee, going to her house where her 17-year-old daughter refused to answer the door.

– Roy Owens who provides maintenance at Roseland Apartments, reported at 1:43 p.m. Tuesday several hand tools and lawn maintenance tools were taken from the garage. A circular saw was also found to be missing. The items are estimated to be valued at $350.

– Randa Strader, Gavers Road, Hanoverton, reported a domestic dispute at a neighboring apartment at 1:04 p.m. Tuesday. Deputies spoke to Michaela Huffman and her baby’s father, Jay Troyer. He reportedly took her keys and bookbag and she was trying to take their daughter for a doctor’s appointment. He told deputies he wanted to take the child for the appointment, but Huffman pointed out he has no transportation. He agreed to give the items back.

– Elaine Baxter, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported at 8:32 p.m. Tuesday her sons saw the rear of the trailer open and went back the hallway to find a man standing on the back deck at 8:32 p.m. Tuesday. The man fled and was found by one son standing behind the shed. He fled again through yards. The man was described as having a huge nose and was wearing a black skull cap, black sweatshirt and black sweatpants. Nothing was reported missing in the house.

– Dick Sachs, Y-Camp Road, Lisbon, reported at 5:57 p.m. Tuesday he arrived home to find someone got into his house and stole a TV, Xbox 360 with Kinnect Wii, a surface tablet, two gold wedding bands and other rings.

– A truck driver reported at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday he received two different phone calls from men telling him they know where he lives and he needs to stop hauling out of PSC scrap yard in Canton. The scrap yard is currently involved in a union lockout.

– Deputies assisted with a custody issue on Mindling Lane in West Township at 6:38 p.m. Tuesday. William Beitel, no address listed, was granted custody by Stark County courts for his 4-month-old son. Sieara Beitel was ordered to turn over custody of the boy and deputies waited while the custody transfer took place.


– Joyce Ward, Raley Road, Columbiana, reported at 12:30 p.m. Monday she had been gone about two hours that morning and found shoe prints leading to her back door when she returned. Several closet doors were found open in the basement, along with cabinets and drawers open upstairs. Her television and several items of jewelry were missing. The dial pad to the safe was damaged and items removed from the safe. Two back doors had been kicked in.

– A Brookfield Avenue, Lisbon, woman reported at 6:06 p.m. Monday her 13-year-old son was being unruly, throwing items around in his room and breaking his television. Deputies spoke to the boy and explained he must obey his parents.


– Sabrina Johns, Trinity Church Road, Lisbon, reported at 2:21 p.m. Friday someone broke into her home while she was away and stole several items.

– William Collins, Winona Road, Salem, reported at Sunday that between 2:40 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. someone hit his vehicle while it was parked at a Case Road address in Knox Township, leaving damage to the front quarter panel and front bumper.

– A deputy went with a state trooper to John and Helen’s Bar looking at 1:08 a.m. Sunday for a driver believed to have been involved in a crash. He was located.

– A West Main Street, Salineville, woman reported at 9:25 a.m. Sunday her 16-year-old daughter was acting out of control and threatened to run away. The girl told deputies she was just upset and not planning to run away.

– Mariah Dimuzio, Lakeview Road, Hanoverton, reported at 1:18 a.m. Sunday she wanted someone removed. Deputies spoke to Joe Finnigan, who said he and his girlfriend had been in an argument. The owners of the home did not want him there and deputies gave him a ride to an address on Pass Road.

– Jay Green, Elk Alley, Elkrun Township, reported shots fired at 9:28 p.m. Saturday. Deputies sat in the area but did not hear any gunshots at the time. Deputies also contacted several people in a garage, but they denied shooting guns. Deputies found no firearms.

– Monica Billingsley, Linda Way, New Waterford, reported at 5:58 p.m. Saturday her estranged husband had been sending her harassing text messages including one threatening to break into the house.

– Robert Jones, Roses Run Road, Salineville, reported at 10:22 p.m. Saturday he wanted someone removed. Both Jones and Rhonda Riggs were intoxicated and claimed the other assaulted them. She agreed to leave and was transported back to her home in Salineville.

– Janet Dawes, Holmeswood Drive, Winona, reported at 3:29 p.m. Saturday her neighbor’s chickens have been on her property for the past two days. She wanted them kept in their own yard. Deputies contacted the owner, Barb Martin, who said she already talked to Dawes and was putting them back in the pen.

– Shawn Campbell, state Route 558, Leetonia, reported at 3:19 p.m. Saturday his neighbor’s septic is emptying onto his property. He was planning to contact the health department on Monday.


– Thomas Pelley, 18th Street Heights, Wellsville, reported at 1:02 p.m. Thursday he believes someone attempted to commit identification fraud trying to opening an account in his deceased father’s name.

– Beth Marshall, state Route 172, Hanoverton, reported at 9:04 a.m. Friday she received a harassing text message from a woman she knows, Sunshine Burley. Deputies spoke to both the woman and Marshall about there being no further communication between them.

– Alivia Blankenship reported at 6:41 p.m. Thursday there was a domestic assault at a state Route 172, Hanoverton, address. Beth Marshall told deputies she and her boyfriend argued and he grabbed her by the hair then started banging her head off the bathroom sink. Her boyfriend, Jared M. Coil, was found at a home on Steubenville Pike and charged with domestic violence.

– Linda McGuire, Gavers Road, Hanoverton, reported at 9:42 p.m. Thursday she received three calls during the evening from a woman she knows, who has been harassing her. McGuire said the other woman sounded intoxicated.

– Nancy Kurpely, Steubenville Pike, Hammondsville, reported at 5:41 p.m. Thursday someone during the day entered her home and took jewelry, televisions, a firesafe with important documents, money, a Nintendo DS and other items.

– Sheila Thompson, state Route 558, Columbiana, reported at 8:04 a.m. Thursday there was a calf near the roadway on state Route 7 near the ball fields south of Kelly Park Road. Deputies spoke to the farmer, who said nine calves got out overnight and he believed a coyote may have spooked them. The fence had been torn down.

– Jessica Downs, McCann Road, Hanoverton, reported at 12:50 p.m. Wednesday she and her husband were being harassed by her ex-boyfriend, who has continually called her, showed up where she works on Tuesday and yelled at her husband when he is out working on road crews.

– Kevin Ganslein, a supervisor at State Line Resources, state Route 154, Negley, reported at 1:06 p.m. Tuesday someone broke into the garage and attempted to steal the company’s one-ton dump truck. The steering column was damaged and the driver’s side window broken. The door to the garage had been kicked in causing damage to the doorknob. It did not appear anything was missing.

– Rachel E. Mullett, Pleasant View Drive, Lisbon, reported at 9:52 a.m. Thursday she is a counselor at White Stone Ministries in charge of caring for Krista E. Schrode, 19, who became unruly, started running into rooms where she is not allowed and took keys which did not belong to her. When Mullett attempted to get the keys from Schrode, she reportedly began to scream, hit Mullett in the chest and pushed her in an attempt to get away. Schrode left the residence, but was found by the owner of the ministry. She was charged with domestic violence.


-Trisha Gryzmala, McGavin Road, Salineville, reported at 3:01 a.m. Thursday someone was pounding on the back of the house and threw a snowball. Deputies saw no signs of anyone.

– Shirley Gardner, Lisa Lane, Lisbon, reported at 6:17 p.m. Wednesday there was a suspicious vehicle in the area. The vehicle was gone when deputies arrived.

– Gene Williams, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported at 4:51 p.m. Wednesday sometime in the past two weeks someone stole two new push brooms and a bag of tools.

– Angela Lyn Weimer, Rainbow Lane Circle, Beloit, reported at 2:02 p.m. Wednesday her husband Stewart Weimer, 52, argued with her, then beat her with his fists and yanked her around by her arms and legs. He was charged with domestic violence.


– Deputies checked on a suspicious vehicle on Bell Road near Fairfield Road with a woman slumped over in the front seat at 9:20 a.m. Jan. 29. After several attempts the woman, Jodie Harris, state Route 45, Lisbon, awoke, looked at the deputy, rolled her eyes and went back to sleep. Deputies opened the door, found Harris’ foot on the brake and the vehicle in drive. When asked for identification, she handed deputies a debit card and other cards. She claimed she was not passed out in the middle of the road, only sleeping. She was transported by KLG to the Salem Regional Medical Center and her family came to take the vehicle.

– Dave Freeman, Johnson Road, Lisbon, reported at 1:37 p.m. Tuesday over the past few months a neighbor of his elderly aunt has repeatedly gone to her home looking for work or to borrow items from her. She reportedly has become uncomfortable with him coming over there and Freeman and the aunt’s son have asked the man to stop. Another man believed to be first man’s roommate reportedly called Freeman and threatened to assault him if he speaks to the first man again about going to the house.

– Margaret Curtis, Opal Drive, Wellsville, reported at 10:48 p.m. Thursday Joseph Call punched her in the face. She was intoxicated and fell going up the stairs. Call denied the accusation and stated she had fallen several times. Deputies found no evidence of her being struck and she then threatened to harm herself. She was transported by deputies to meet a Tri-County EMS in Wellsville and on the way threatened to kill deputies. She was taken to East Liverpool City Hospital.

– Kenny Merrick, Rochester Road, East Rochester, reported at 5:36 a.m. Monday he was awakened by a sound which sounded like gunshots from the direction of the road. He saw an SUV or pickup heading north. Merrick also found 11 9mm shell casings on the road and found his father’s hayfield torn up from a vehicle. A neighbor also reportedly saw a red Chevy pickup with black rims driving in the fields and a part of it was left behind. At 3:09 a.m. Wednesday Merrick reported his neighbor had called him to report he believed he located the vehicle on Weaver Road.

– Elicia Travis asked deputies to check on her boyfriend at 7:12 a.m. Sunday. He told deputies he and his girlfriend argued over the telephone, he texted her and told her he could not handle it anymore, turned his phone off and went to bed. She reportedly did the same thing to him the day before and he claimed he is tired of it.

– George Bach, state Route 644, Salineville, reported at 12:22 a.m. Friday his 28-year-old son was dropped off at home by friends and the son had been drinking. They argued and the son started throwing tools and things around. The son told deputies he had some things bothering him, so deputies spoke to him about other ways to handle stress and depression besides drinking. The son agreed to go to a relative’s for the night.

– Kenny Parks, Miller Road, Leetonia, reported at 9:46 p.m. Tuesday there was a domestic argument with Annette Reitz over a cup of beer. Reitz asked her daughter to give her a ride to Salem.

– Matthew Householder, state Route 172, Hanoverton, reported at 8:24 p.m. Tuesday he heard gunshots and saw what appeared to be an SUV leaving the area on McCann Road. Deputies did not locate anyone.

– United High school reported at 7:54 a.m. Tuesday two students were found with marijuana. The assistant principal, Frank Baker, told deputies the two boys came into the school reeking of marijuana odor. The 17-year-old said the 16-year-old picked him up at his home, and he smoke one pipeful on the way to Hanoverton to get gas and the other on the way to school. The 16-year-old claimed he picked up the 17-year-old and they drove straight to school, while the 17-year-old smoked marijuana. The 16-year-old’s mother gave deputies permission to search the vehicle and two pipes were located. Eventually both boys admitted to smoking some marijuana and the matter will be forwarded to the juvenile prosecutor.

– United High School also reported Tuesday morning on Monday an eighth grade student brought alcohol into school. The 13-year-old boy drank some wine cooler while waiting for the bus and put a lid on it. At some point during the day the lid became loose and the alcohol was leaking from his backpack onto the floor. A teacher saw it and had him take the backpack to the office. The boy claims he drank at his father’s in the past. The issue will also be forwarded to the juvenile prosecutor.

– Ron Hostetter, Dyke Road, Negley, reported at 10:25 a.m. Tuesday he was at work and his wife left the house at about 7 a.m. When he came home at 10 a.m. he found someone had kicked open the front door. A small amount of change and a 42-inch flat screen TV were missing. The upstairs was ransacked. He planned to make a further list of the missing items.

– Robert Gibler, Eastlake Road, Lisbon, reported at 2:49 p.m. Tuesday his neighbor behind the house had been harassing him “all summer.” Gibler said on Tuesday he was walking his dogs through a vacant lot next to the neighbor’s when the neighbor yelled at him to stay off the lot. He also reportedly threatened to hurt Gibler and his dogs.


– Don Chambers, Yeager Drive, Lisbon, reported at 8:49 a.m. Tuesday there was an abandoned vehicle on Echo Valley Road. Deputies found the vehicle belonged to a neighbor, who had parked it in the driveway of a vacant lot.

– A stolen vehicle was reported to be located in the area of No. 16 School Road at 5:12 a.m. Monday. Deputies went into a hilly area to attempt to retrieve the vehicle, which reportedly was stolen from Tim Redmond, state Route 154, Lisbon. However, even while being transported by Humvee, deputies were unable to locate or reach the vehicle, which was in an area with steep hills and dense terrain.

– Jason Hayes, Adams Road, East Palestine, reported at 7:15 p.m. Monday his neighbor was playing his stereo excessively loud. Deputies contacted the neighbor, Tim Frederick, who declined to turn down the music because there is no sound ordinance in the township.

– Amy Catlett, Dobson Mills Road, Lisbon, reported at 7:16 p.m. Monday someone has been threatening her son from an out-of-state phone number. Deputies spoke to a man at the number, T.J. Simon, who said Catlett’s son and another person have been spamming his cell phone. He began receiving thousands of text messages at one time. Simon told deputies the only threats made were for them to stop. Catlett’s son and another person reportedly met Simon playing online computer games.

– Melissa Reckner, Givens Road, Lisbon, reported at 1:19 p.m. Sunday she heard an explosion. When they had come home from a basketball game, they saw Randy Reckner’s truck at the bottom of the yard. At about 1 p.m., they heard a loud explosion, which shook the house and saw a cloud of smoke coming from the wood line. She saw Randy and Steven Reckner leaving in the truck. Deputies determined a beaver dam had been blown up using Tannerite. Deputies spoke to the property owner, Michael Crane, who said he gave permission for Randy Reckner to be there and destroy the dam. Deputies and the prosecutor’s office are looking at the legality of the method used.

– Phillip Whitehead, Bayard Road, East Rochester, reported the Craftmatic Bed Co. had been calling claiming he won prizes and offering to send someone to his home to explain his winnings. He told the person he was not interested, but they reportedly responded by increasing the frequency of calls.

– Linda Seaman, state Route 558, Leetonia, reported at 4:10 p.m. Monday she received a letter from the IRS alerting her someone attempted to collect her Social Security. She had to make a report to local law enforcement to be issued new Social Security cards for her and her husband.

– Hugh Ward of JB Hunt Transport, Lowell, Ariz., reported at 10:16 a.m. Monday he parks his truck along state Route 7 south of Rogers and sometime over the weekend someone removed the pigtail, which connects the electrical system of the tractor to the trailer.


– Kathy Lester, Quay Road, Negley, reported at 10:48 p.m. Saturday someone came into her home and stole her jewelry box containing a long list of jewelry gold chains, diamond items and other gemstones.

– A state Route 154, Rogers, woman reported at 10:01 p.m. Sunday there was a domestic dispute involving her husband and her teenage daughter. She and her daughter got into an argument with the father, who reportedly choked his daughter. She punched him in the chest and got away. the woman and her daughter locked themselves in the bedroom. The father reportedly pounded on the door numerous times before leaving.

– Tri County Ambulance reported at 6:16 p.m. Sunday they found a man dead at a home on state Route 39, Wellsville, possibly of natural causes. He was identified as Don Hickman. Deputies found nothing suspicious.

– An underage drinking party was reported at a home on state Route 7 at state Route 46 in Fairfield Township at 11:41 p.m. Saturday. A plethora of used beer cans and cups set up for beer pong were found, as well as marijuana and hash oil. Deputies learned the father of James Zimmerman, 19, was on vacation. Deputies had the parents of the young men and women come and pick them up. Deputies also spoke to the mother in person and the father on the phone, who said he was coming home on Sunday and would deal with the issue.

– Todd Rogers of Rogers Mobile Park, U.S. Route 62, Knox Township, reported two people were staying there without permission. Deputies spoke to Samantha Witt and Michael Carchide, who said they were paid by the previous tennant to clean the remainder of the contents out of the trailer. They were gathering a few more things, which needed mailed to the tenant, and planned to leave for the night.

– A passerby reported a man sleeping in a vehicle at Hanna Drive and state Route 172 in Hanover Township. Shawn Polen, Sanor Road, Hanoverton, was found sleeping in the passenger seat. He appeared disoriented and fatigued. He was given a ride home.

– Ethel Stanford, state Route 170, Negley, reported at 9:58 a.m. Friday her 17-year-old son came home upset and began tearing up the house. He was sleeping when deputies arrived and he was taken to the hospital by a family member.

– Angela Carosella, Beard Road, New Springfield, reported at 2:20 a.m. Sunday her daughter came home and found items missing. It appeared someone went through an unlocked window. A television, handgun and bracelet were taken.


– Kailee Piverotto, Bacon Avenue, East Palestine, reported Thursday the front tires on her car were punctured while it was parked at Crestview Local High School.

– Jessica Rayle, Hill Street, Lisbon, reported Thursday seeing footprints going from her mail box to her neighbor’s home. She also intends to advise the post office.

– Jason Jenkins of Central Ohio Recovery called for a deputy while he was trying to repossess a motor vehicle at the Hostetter home Waterford Road, Unity Township, at 6:25 p.m. Thursday. Jerry Hostetter had no idea why Jenkins was repossessing his wife’s vehicle but then learned she had used the title to obtain a loan and then failed to make payments.

– A deputy was called Thursday to a home on Knox School Road, Homeworth, to check on a 17-year-old boy who lived there. The boy said he was fine and in the process of trying to catch some sleep when the deputy arrived. The boy’s grandparents are the ones who asked the sheriff’s office to check on him.

– Nancy Bergert, Monroeville Heights, Salineville, reported Thursday that sometime in the past two weeks two abandoned vehicles on their property that are kept for scrap were broken into and the heaters and tools were stolen.

– Robert Lockhart, 48, Riffle Road, Rogers, was arrested on a charge of domestic violence following an incident at his home at 8:36 p.m. Thursday. Lockhart’s nephew is Nicholas Hubbard, who said his uncle head-butted him during a dispute that began when Lockhart started screaming at him and his grandmother.