– Ginger Mills, Buffalo Road, Kensington, reported at 9:08 a.m. Wednesday she has been receiving unwanted texts from someone she knows, who is making ignorant comments about her. Deputies spoke to the other woman, who said she has been receiving texts from Mills since 2 a.m. Deputies warned them both to delete each other’s phone numbers and cease texting each other.

– Brandy Giampietro, McCormick Run Road, Salineville, reported at 7:38 a.m. Wednesday she and her husband have been having problems and he has pushed her out of the way twice in the past couple days.

– Shannon Courtney, Geiselman Road, Minerva, reported at 12:44 p.m. Tuesday she has been receiving harassing text messages, including one asking for her to send a topless photo of herself. She refused and told them to quit texting, but they began again a few days later.

– An accidental overdose of pills by a mentally disabled person was reported at 7:52 a.m. Friday by a parent. Deputies spoke to Minerva EMS which said he did not take pills, he drank Rogaine. He was transported to the Alliance Community Hospital.

– Jean Roush, Fife Coal Road, Wellsville, reported at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday her son’s cell phone was stolen while at the county Career and Technical Center. His phone was an iPhone with a black Lifeproof case. He pinged the phone and it was supposed to be located near a private driveway off the entrance to the mental health center on state Route 154. Deputies spoke to the residents in both houses and neither claimed to know about the phone nor had a child at the CTC. The son came and looked in the woods and nearby field for the phone, but it was not found.

– Angel Robinson, Miller Road, Leetonia, reported at 2:33 p.m. Tuesday she filed her income taxes jointly with her husband on Sunday and it was rejected on Tuesday by the IRS. Someone had already filed using her name, social security and date of birth. The IRS planned to investigate the two filings and she began canceling her financial accounts.

– Patricia Rogers, Y and O Road, Wellsville, asked about the eviction process at 11:36 a.m. Tuesday after a renter staying on her property in a trailer owned by her nephew had reportedly not paid in the past two months.

– Robert Booher, Charlotte, Vt., reported his brother was given a gun when their mother passed away. Now his brother has died and he would like the gun. He spoke to Prestige Pawn Shop in Chester, W.Va., who told him his brother pawned the gun there and they have already sold it. The pawn shop refused to tell him who it was sold to.


– Anthony Carmelo, Randel Road, Hanoverton, reported at 2:52 p.m. Monday his sister told the father of her child she no longer wanted him in their life and the ex-boyfriend took a shotgun from his toolbox. He allegedly was talking about not living anymore without her, but Carmelo’s sister talked him into putting the shotgun away and leaving. They were reportedly concerned about him and his history of acting irrationally when upset.

– Sally Weleon, state Route 45, Wellsville, reported at 11:39 p.m. Monday a suspicious vehicle across the road. While checking the area, deputies found there had been a single-car accident where the car went off the road. The highway patrol had someone enroute.

– Debra Foster, Columbiana Waterford Road, Columbiana, reported at 11:56 p.m. Monday she is divorcing her husband and he was making threats to come to her house and shoot himself. Deputies spoke to the husband, who said a friend came and took his guns and ammo. He agreed to go to the hospital for evaluation.

– James Brown, Hazel Run Road, Salineville, reported at 1:48 p.m. Monday his aunt, who lives up the road, was worried about a pickup which pulled into her driveway and went behind the barn. There was damage to the barn and house door from someone prying on them, but nothing was missing.

– Ken Haynes, Kirk Road, Columbiana, reported at 9:29 a.m. Monday his son was selling a remote control car on Craig’s List and someone sent him a check for $2,350 for the $250 item. Haynes recognized it as a scam and the check was not deposited, although the man who sent it contacted him to insist he deposit it.

– Melissa Lockhart, East Palestine, reported at 9:25 a.m. Tuesday she has a protection order against her husband, but he has attempted to contact her on numerous occasions by telephone. She changed her number. He also attempted to contact her by calling and texting her mother and calling where she works.

– United Local administrator Frank Baker reported at 12:11 p.m. Monday on March 20 they had a health screening for the teachers and those who participated were being offered $25 gift cards from Giant Eagle. However, 11 gift cards were stolen and three were used before they were canceled. One was used at the Giant Eagle in Canfield and two were used at the Get Go at the Giant Eagle in Calcutta.


– Renee Mick, Frischkorn Heights, Wellsville, reported at 10:19 p.m. Sunday her husband threatened her son, who had just got out of prison and who fled before deputies arrived. Robert Mick told deputies he and his stepson got into an argument and the son threatened to harm his mother. Robert Mick signed a refusal to prosecute.

– Aviars Dukats, Claybrook Drive, East Palestine, reported at 9:02 p.m. Saturday his brother left his home on Thursday and has not returned to his home on Heck Road, Columbiana.

– Sean Little, Sommer Street, Leetonia, reported at 3:38 p.m. Sunday his semi truck was parked at Geary’s Towing on state Route 344 after 9 p.m. on Saturday and when he returned to the lot on Sunday he found a 30- by 30-foot blue tarp and a 16- by 24-foot black tarp missing. Little drives for JK Hackle Trucking Co.

– Jennifer Lehman, manager of the Highland Memorial Cemetery, 12th Street, Beloit, reported at 1:20 p.m. Sunday they were having service at the chapel for a family and when they arrived the chapel doors were locked. She told the family she would call for the groundskeeper to bring the key and be back in five minutes. A member of the family reportedly told her “a crowbar works wonders” and then used one to open the door.

– Tina Gailey, Riffle Road, Rogers, reported at 4:27 p.m. Sunday, her neighbor has been knocking over pieces of cardboard she puts up on the side of the fence so she won’t have to look at the neighbor’s property.

– Danielle Simmons, Hofmeister Road, Negley, reported at 4:52 p.m. Saturday her 14-year-old son had been missing since 7:30 a.m. The boy was found by Poland Township police later in the evening.

– A domestic dispute was reported at a home on Margaret Lane, Alliance, at 10:13 p.m. Sunday. Deputies spoke to both Brian and Lisa Smith, who agreed they argued. She claimed he started using obscenities in front of the children and she told him to leave. He agreed to go for the evening.

– Constance Richardson, Bayard Road, Homeworth, reported at 7:32 p.m. Saturday her garage window was broken out and her garage door was open, but she did not see anything missing. Richardson called again at 1:43 a.m. Sunday to say she thought someone may have tried to enter the garage. Deputies checked but found no one around.

– Kim Tullis, Mattix Road, Lisbon, reported at 9:30 p.m. Friday her 15-year-old daughter left home and began walking to her father’s home in Lisbon. Lisbon police found the girl at her father’s home on West Pine Street.

– Steve Pinciaro of Dull’s Auction, state Route 14, East Palestine, reported at 12:40 a.m. Sunday he fired an employee for not doing his job correctly. The former employee reportedly began drinking and then called Pinciaro on the phone to threaten him. Deputies talked to the man, who told deputies he would not go to Dull’s Auction and claimed Pinciaro was texting him, which was keeping the whole thing going.

– Heather Houlette, state Route 154, Elkton, reported possible harassment at 11 p.m. Friday from the area of the Lock 24 restaurant/bar. Deputies spoke to people standing on a front porch near the bar, who claimed a person at the bar was causing trouble and yelling names from the bar. Deputies then spoke to the bar owner, who claimed the problem was a bunch of people across the street, who came over and began running their mouths for no reason. Deputies told the group outside they did not see the person they were speaking about and the owner asked them not to return.

– Donald Bush, East Rochester, reported at 9:52 p.m. Friday his wife has been getting sexually oriented text messages from a number.

– Kristen Hoffee, Rochester Road, Kensington, reported at 11:35 a.m. Friday she was westbound on state Route 172 and lost control on the snow-covered roadway striking a ditch. The vehicle had minor damage and a left rear flat tire. There were no injuries and she was wearing her seat belt.

– James Butler, East Liverpool Road, East Liverpool, reported at 11:16 a.m. Wednesday a man with a foreign accent called and told him there was a warrant for his wife from the Department of Treasury. Butler reportedly stopped the man and told him he was full of it. The man then told him he was sending investigators to the house, which Butler responded by telling him to go ahead.


– Martin Elsass, Columbiana Lisbon Road, Columbiana, reported at 9:24 p.m. Friday he left at 9 a.m. and returned about 12 hours later to find the following items missing: two Acer flat panel monitors, a Lenova Idea Center computer, an Acer Aspire micro tower, a my book external hard drive and two Go Flex three terrabyte external hard drives. There was no sign of forced entry, but Elsass did report losing a set of keys a few months earlier.

– Rob Soules, Country Club Lane, Salem, reported at 8:23 a.m. Sunday his 11-year-old granddaughter is receiving text messages from her former stepfather. Soules has had custody since his daughter died and the stepfather had been told to have no further contact with the girl. The stepfather reportedly is sending messages that he loves her and wants to see her.

– Debbie Meister of Saline Oil, Hunter Alley, Salineville, reported at 9:05 a.m. Saturday someone attempted to break into the business through the sliding wooden door on the side. She believed they did not succeed and was asked to call back if anything is missing.

– Cynthia Bullock, South 12th Street, Beloit, reported at 9:53 a.m. Saturday someone made unauthorized charges to her Buckeye State Credit Union account. So far $133 in charges were made in the Columbus area.


– An employee at the Dollar General, Depot Street, Rogers, reported at 1:21 p.m. Friday that a man paid for certain items with a counterfeit $5 bill. The man in question stated that he received that $5 bill while at a produce stand at the Rogers Sale. The man at the stand then pulled out his cash and stated that the money was not counterfeit.

– Amber Neff, Waterford Road, New Waterford, reported at 10:26 a.m. Friday a man and woman were in her driveway, the woman was bit by one of Neff’s dogs, and the couple would call the police. Neff also called to make sure deputies were aware, but the alleged victim did not phone in the incident.

– Bruce Rohrer, Knox School Road, Alliance, reported at 6 p.m. Friday that someone entered his home and stole $100.


– Gregory May, Hoffee Road, Lisbon, reported at 12:26 a.m. Thursday his sister-in-law’s ex-boyfriend moved out and took two cell phones belonging to May. The ex-boyfriend, Luke Worden, told deputies the two phones are Trac phones and he still has clothes at the home. Deputies told them the issue is a civil matter.

-Linda Porter, at DT Fuel, state Route 7, New Waterford, reported at 10:10 a.m. Thursday sometime after 7 p.m. Tuesday someone siphoned gas from four U-haul trucks.


– John Zoellers, state Route 45, Wellsville, reported at 11:25 a.m. Wednesday sometime overnight someone damaged a bulldozer in his driveway by taking a hammer and smashing the injector pump, alternator and fuel filter. Two holes were poked in the radiator.

– Matthew Faulkner, state Route 14, East Palestine, reported at 4:22 p.m. Tuesday his ex-girlfriend has been texting and harassing him.

– Laurie Henderson, Grant Street, Lisbon, reported at 4:17 p.m. Tuesday someone she knows spoke of harming himself. Deputies spoke to the man, who was highly intoxicated and he agreed to go to the hospital for evaluation.

– Deputies were asked to check on two children unloading hay out of a U-haul van on Darner Road unsupervised at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. The caller was also concerned about the children being around livestock. No one was out when deputies arrived, but they contacted the mother who said her 40-year-old friend was out with the children when the hay was being unloaded.

– Kim Manley, Sprucevale Road, East Liverpool, reported at 6:58 p.m. Wednesday her husband has been harassing her and refuses to leave the home even though they are in the process of divorcing. Deputies told the husband to hang up because he was listening in on the phone call. They called him back and he claimed he was not harassing her.

– Leslie Reckner, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported at 5:50 p.m. Wednesday two diamond rings and a matching set of earrings and necklace were taken from her jewelry box in her bedroom. The items are valued at about $400.

– Jack Moore, Hammonds School Road, Wellsville, reported at 1:28 p.m. Wednesday someone stole his 24-ton Harbor Freight log splitter from his yard. It was dull yellow in color and had flat tires. It was valued at $1,500.

– Sarah Huber, no address listed, reported at 12:32 p.m. Wednesday she found her sister deceased in the barn.


– Deputies were sent to a home on Cream Ridge Road, Rogers, at 11:21 a.m. Friday after an alarm company, ADT Security, reported a back door was ajar. Deputies found nothing appeared to be missing.


– Tammy Noday, Echo Dell Road, Rogers, reported at 8:36 a.m. Monday she feels she and her husband are being harassed by a man she knows, who has been posting things on Facebook and videotaping her husband at different locations.

– Ros Hardgrove, no address listed, reported at 4:03 p.m. Monday he stopped to see if a man and woman with a flat tire needed help at 4:03 p.m. Monday and the man told him to call deputies because he wanted to file domestic charges against the woman. Deputies checked the area of Teegarden Road near Woodsdale Road, but did not find the people although they did locate the vehicle with a frayed front tire.

– Twila French and her son Sam French, state Route 172, Minerva, reported at 7:11 p.m. Monday Jeanette Gobley stopped to spend time with Sam French’s daughter. However, he told her to come back later because he was busy and was leaving to help his mother. When he returned the back door window was broken out.

– Deputies checked on a man on Ganders Flat Road, Lisbon, at 12:44 p.m. Monday. He appeared in a confused state and was transported by KLG to Salem Regional Medical Center.

– Dyland Wolfe, Cartwright Street, East Liverpool, reported at 11:25 a.m. Friday there was a crash in the parking lot of the Rogers Sale. A Nissan Frontier owned by Shirley Peoples, Darlington, Pa., had coasted backward unoccupied striking another parked vehicle, a Ford Fiesta, owned by Gerald A. Boyd, West Pine Lake Road, Salem. Boyd’s vehicle was then pushed into a Hummer owned by Tamara Wolfe.


– Joseph Daniels, Depot Street, Rogers, reported at 2:13 p.m. Sunday Sarah Souders kicked open the back door because it was locked. According to Daniels, she lived there for about four years, but moved out nearly a month ago. Deputies explained it is still her home and if she kicks the door open and damages the property she has a right to do so.

– Seth Perfetto, Fife Coal Road, Wellsville, reported at 2:57 p.m. Saturday he has been staying with his in-laws and while he was downstairs with his children, the children’s mother, Brittany Perfetto, came down and took them. He then told her he does not want the children around her new boyfriend. She reportedly scratched him and broke his necklace. Deputies explained that because they are still married she also has rights to the children. Both declined to pursue charges.

– Jacob Miles, Seventh Avenue, East Liverpool, reported at 10 a.m. Sunday his mother has been texting him and will not leave him alone. They also have a joint bank account. Deputies called the mother, who said her son has been calling her.

– Michael Mellinger, Jersey Ridge Road, Leetonia, reported at 12:46 a.m. Saturday three people were pounding on his door. When he opened it, they entered the house and two assaulted him in his bedroom. His mother, Margaret Mellinger, was in the front room and also yelled for help. His 16-year-old son went downstairs and removed one man who was punching Michael Mellinger in the ribs while he had him pinned. Another man grabbed the 16-year-old and attempted to pin him down, but he broke free and again went after the man assaulting Michael Mellinger. The man punched the son in the face. Both left the home, along with a third person the residents were unable identify. Both Michael Mellinger and his son declined medical treatment.

– Traveler’s Motel, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported at 12:02 a.m. Saturday Dakota Swearengin of Oklahoma became heavily intoxicated and began fighting with William Garren of Missouri. Eventually several people got Swearengin out of the room, but then he kicked the door in and smashed the front windows. Swearengin, 21, was found at the Frolla Motel and charged with criminal damaging.

– Donna Stewart, Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, reported at 9:34 p.m. Sunday there was suspicious activity, including someone with a flashlight at a neighboring property. Deputies checked the area and found everything secure.

– Daniel Brooks, Lisbon Street, Hanoverton, reported at 9:10 p.m. Sunday he texted his ex and received a text message from a man threatening to beat him up.

– Julie Burt, Fairfield School Road, Columbiana, reported at 5:36 p.m. Sunday she came home and found her ex-husband, Tadley Burt, in her home. She has a protection order against him. Tadley Burt was taken to the county jail on a violating a protection order charge.

– Jay Troyer, Gavers Road, Hanoverton, reported at 6:41 p.m. Sunday he was assaulted by someone he knows in the parking lot of Forest Lanes in Hanoverton. Deputies spoke to Mitch Long, who claimed Troyer assaulted him. Statements from each were forwarded to the prosecutor’s office.

– While on patrol, Deputy Willie Coleman reportedly found a Dodge Ram 3500 parked on the west side of McCormick Run Road near Glasgow Road. There was no registration on either the front or back. The center console, front passenger seat, right rear passenger door panel and the glove box had all been removed. The ignition had been tampered with and the VIN sticker removed from the driver’s door. Coleman found the vehicle had been reported stolen from Louisville, Ohio, on Dec. 17, 2012. The vehicle was towed.