– James Hale, Taylor Road, Negley, reported at 8:24 p.m. Monday he and his wife argued about how the house was being stained. His wife was “passed out” in the unfinished bedroom loft when deputies arrived.

– Kay Pitts, McCaig Road, Hanoverton, reported at 6:07 p.m. Monday there was a domestic dispute between her and her husband, Mexico Pitts. He reportedly ran into the woods when the sheriff’s car pulled up to the home. Kay Pitts and her daughter, Kayla Baker, reported he threatened to hit both of them with a shovel and got angry when his dog was kicked when Baker was trying to get the dog to stop going after the chickens. Baker also reported Mexico slapped her in the arm when he was attempting to hit a chicken.

– Sue Kemp, Orange Street, Beloit, reported at 7:41 p.m. Monday her husband, Joe Kemp, and the next door neighbor, Larry Armbruster, argued earlier in the evening. Armbruster had reportedly yelled at her grandson for going into his yard to retrieve a football, which led to a screaming match between the two men. Threats were reportedly made by both.

– Claudia Bartley, Ellsworth Avenue, Minerva, reported at 4:13 p.m. Tuesday her husband texted her non-stop for the past several days and she has a protection order. In some of the texts he made threats against himself. He was taken for medical evaluation and Bartley decided not to pursue charges.

– Barbie Hostetter, Kirk Road, Columbiana, reported at 5:59 p.m. Tuesday on Monday her stepdaughter and her friend egged Hostetter’s vehicles. There was no damage found.

– Louis Quinn, Teegarden Road, Salem, reported at 6:36 p.m. Tuesday someone broke into his home, possibly while he was mowing his field. He was missing a Belgium Browning High Power 9mm handgun with pearl grips and three 14-round magazines; a Ruger 1022 rifle; a 52-piece gun cleaning kit; bullets to four different caliber of guns; three channel lock pliers; two vise grip pliers; a welding helmet with gloves; about $171 in change; a change counter and an undetermined amount of Canadian proof coins.


– An alarm activated at the home of Wendy Griggs, Cream Ridge Road, Lisbon, at 1:28 p.m. Monday. Griggs arrived shortly before deputies and found the front door standing wide open, although she said she used the deadbolt when she left. Nothing was missing or disturbed.

– Kenna Cevelin, Haiti Road, Salineville, reported at 12:24 p.m. Monday she sold a puppy to a neighbor for $50 and was paid $20 down. The neighbor then gave the puppy to another neighbor and she attempted to collect the $30 from that neighbor. Neither neighbor were agreeing to pay. Deputies explained it is a civil matter.

– Richard Brown, Cream Ridge Road, Lisbon, reported at 1:08 p.m. Monday a mig welder was taken from his unlocked garage sometime during the morning.

– Sarah Adkins, Bayard Road, Mechanicstown, reported at 12:11 p.m. Monday someone put the bench which was in her yard onto the roof of her house, and took the Howard Hanna Real Estate sign and put it on her neighbor’s property.

– Connie Low, Grant Street, Lisbon, reported at 12:52 a.m. Tuesday she wanted her daughter’s boyfriend, Darrel Wolf, removed because he was intoxicated and causing a scene. Deputies spoke to Wolf and took him to a friend’s house where he could stay for the night.

– Jason Crawford, state Route 154, Negley, reported at 2:46 a.m. Monday he got into a fight with a man he knows about a week ago and the man threatened to kill him in his sleep.

– Opal Andric, Chestnut Street, Lisbon, reported at 11:49 p.m. Sunday she has two children with her ex-boyfriend Casey Martin. Her child had house keys to Andric’s home in her book bag when she went to visit her father and Martin took the keys and refused to return them. Deputies called Martin and told him to return the keys.

– Glenn Whiteleather, a West Township trustee, reported at 10:02 a.m. Friday someone was cutting up street signs in the area of Main Street and Bayard Road. A neighbor in the area claimed some people had cut the metal post from some of the street signs and then folded the signs up by running over them with their vehicle. The people had left just before deputies arrived.

– Theresa Smith, Stocking Street, Washingtonville, reported at 1:49 a.m. Sunday Michael Mellinger, 44, Jersey Ridge Road, Salem, took her daughter, Brandy Baird, Stocking Street, Washingtonville, forcibly from her home. Baird and Smith reportedly have protection orders against Mellinger. Deputies spoke by phone to both Mellinger and Baird, and they both said she was not taken by force. Baird said she believed the protection order was dropped. She refused to tell deputies where she was beyond saying she was at a Circle K in Salem. Salem police located them at the Super USA on South Lincoln Avenue. Mellinger was taken at gunpoint and charged with aggravated menacing and violating a protection order. Baird was charged with obstructing official business.

– Kelli Hull, Hunters Camp Road, Lisbon, reported a noise complaint at 10:27 p.m. Sunday. Deputies spoke to Charles Vangiesen, who stated he discharged three rounds toward an opossum which was trying to get his chicks. Deputies checked for warrants and then left.

– Michael Gilbert, Homeworth Road, Homeworth, reported at 5:03 p.m. Monday there was a domestic dispute and his brother attempted to assault him with a hammer. James Gilbert reportedly charged him with the hammer and he was able to block it with a table. James Gilbert, 42, Akron, was charged with domestic violence.

– Drug activity was reported in the area of the Greenway Bike Trail on Eagleton Road at 7:22 p.m. Saturday. Deputies spoke to a man, Douglas Dennison, Somerset Drive, Salem, who had reportedly been sitting in a pickup for at least 10 minutes and acting suspicious. They asked him about the faint smell of marijuana, checked his pockets and cited him with illegal possession of marijuana paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.

– Melissa Boyle, Hartley Road, Alliance, reported at 7 p.m. Friday her landlord gave her three days to leave. She claimed she has been paying her landlord for her utilities, but her gas was still shut off.

– Deputies were called to the Oak Tree Campground for an ATV accident at 3:01 a.m. Saturday. Jeremy Hall of Niles crashed his ATV and was taken to East Liverpool City Hospital with a possible hip fracture. He was told he does not have permission to be on the property and not to return.

– Tori Neeham, West Main Street, Salineville, reported a woman intoxicated and yelling at 1:50 a.m. Saturday. Deputies found a small house party but no irate woman.

– Brett Tarbett, old state Route 344, Leetonia, reported someone possibly trespassing at 11:35 p.m. Friday. Deputies found Brandon Custer and a friend whose vehicle had slid partially into a swamp. Custer confirmed he had permission to be there and had help on the way to get the vehicle out.

– Mike Sadler, Burtview, Salem, reported a burglary at a home on Teegarden Road, at 7:20 p.m. Monday. James Fortune told deputies the home was entered through a window and numerous items taken. A riding mower taken from the garage was driven through the woods, judging by the tracks. Deputies saw a mower in a vehicle at Valley View in Lisbon and the mower matched the description of the one stolen. The man and the passenger in his vehicle told deputies they just bought it from a man at Rogers Sale.

– An Ohio Department of Natural Resources officer reported at 9:14 p.m. Saturday he was flagged down by Brian Pool of Brecksville, who claimed he was shot by a BB gun while driving eastbound on state Route 172 near Wooddale Road. Deputies and the ODNR officer searched the area, but did not find anyone shooting.

– Denise Hayes, Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, reported at 10:15 p.m. Saturday she was moving her belongings out when she and her boyfriend began arguing. There was no violence reported.

– A possibly intoxicated man was reported at Duke and Duchess on U.S. Route 62 in Knox Township at 1:02 a.m. Saturday. Deputies found Edwin Hunter, 62, Buck Road, asleep in his vehicle with the keys in the ignition. He was unable to perform standardized field sobriety tests, but tested under the legal limit after he was transported to the highway patrol post in Lisbon. No citation was issued.

at a friend’s house when someone alerted him that him someone broke the sliding glass door to his camper. Deputies spoke to Karen Tohm, who said she saw a woman she recognized pull in, walk down toward Thouvenin’s camper and then she heard glass shatter. The woman then ran back to her car and left.


– Jessie Buncic of Niles reported a child custody dispute at 9:43 p.m. Sunday. Deputies spoke with the father, Steven Alexander, by the phone who said he and Buncic are not married and there is no visitation set up through the court. Both parties were reminded they need to get visitation set up and the child was eventually returned to Buncic.

– Jay Dunlap, Bayard Road, Minerva, reported at 8:26 p.m. Sunday a black diesel truck drove through his yard. Deputies checked the area, but did not find the truck.

– Cindy Six, Columbiana Lisbon Road, Columbiana, reported at 10:01 p.m. Sunday she needed her son and his girlfriend removed. Both left before deputies arrived.


– Daniel Adams, Taylor Avenue, New Waterford, reported at 1:24 p.m. Sunday Steven Byers was inside the Crestview Schools Performing Arts Center for the graduation ceremony. Adams claimed Byers was giving he and his wife a hard time and they had told him he was not allowed to be there because of a protection order. Byers reportedly used profanities, first toward Adams and then toward deputies, but eventually he walked out of the auditorium. Byers, 20, Lower Elkton Road, Leetonia, was charged with violating a protection order and taken to the county jail.


– Jacinda Michaels, Pancake-Clarkson Road, Negley, reported at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, her neighbor’s mother came to her home and was yelling at her on the front porch about a rental property. Deputies spoke to the neighbor’s mother at her home and she claimed she had gone there to speak to Michaels, but Michaels started yelling so she yelled back. Deputies told her to stay off Michaels’ property.

– Christine Helman, Cream Ridge Road, Lisbon, reported at 8:20 a.m. Thursday she heard someone knocking very hard on her door and knowing it was Rusty Altman, her neighbor, she ignored it. Then she looked out her window and saw Altman inside her car. She went out and confronted him about being in her car and ransacking her purse. He refused to empty his pockets and she went inside to call deputies. He came to the porch and asked her not to, but then left. Helman reported about $130 missing.

– Steven Kent, Unity Line Road, New Waterford, reported at 1:45 p.m. Wednesday someone used his Social Security number and name to file a false Ohio tax return.

– Doug Mackey, North Shore Drive, Beloit, reported a domestic fight at another address nearby at 9:13 a.m. Thursday. Deputies spoke to Gary Ohler, North Shore Drive, Beloit, who said he got up and was getting ready for work when his brother Greg asked him to take him to work. Gary Ohler reportedly told him he did not have time to take him and a fight ensued leading to wrestling, and Greg allegedly biting Gary on the side of the face. Gary Ohler did not wish to pursue charges, and Greg was not located by deputies.

– Josh Stilley, Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, reported at 7:30 p.m. Thursday there was a burglary at his home sometime during the afternoon. Someone reportedly came into the unlocked home and took seven guns – a Bushmaster AR15, a Henry rifle, a Marlin .22 Magnum, a Savage 22/250, a CVA muzzle loader, a Remington 870 shotgun and a Colt 1911 .22-caliber pistol. Also missing was two quart jars full of change.

– Holly Powell, no address listed, reported an ATV in the area of the Touchless Car Wash on state Route 45 at 5:26 p.m. Thursday. Deputies checked the area for ATVs, but did not find anyone.

– Leo Hammond, U.S. Route 30, Hanoverton, reported at 9:25 p.m. Thursday someone was on his property without permission. Kasen Smith told deputies he had permission to be there. Dispatchers called Hammond, who said Smith and others were allowed to be there to fish, but not at night.

– Matt Cooper, Canal Street, East Rochester, reported at 9:04 p.m. Thursday there was a red and yellow ATV in the parking lot at West Elementary. The owner of the property had asked Cooper to get them to leave and they did. He only wanted a report on file.

– An alarm at Farmers National Bank, U.S. Route 62, Salem, brought deputies at 7:05 p.m. Thursday. Deputies found a woman, Kathy Williams, inside the bank cleaning and told her to notify the alarm company about her presence there.


– Kassidy Cullen, Eagleton Road, Lisbon, reported at 4:18 a.m. Wednesday she and her boyfriend, Dusten Smith, were in an argument and he shoved her. She then left with her 16-month-old daughter, because Smith had threatened to throw her out. She declined to pursue charges.

– Justin Storm, Carter Road, New Waterford, reported at 5:22 p.m. Tuesday he saw a man chasing a woman through a yard nearby. Deputies spoke to Jessica Horvath and Brad Day. Horvath said Day came home from work upset, they argued and he chased her through the yard screaming at her. He then left to calm down. Neither reported any violence or threats.

– Glenn Whiteleather, Bayard Road, Minerva, reported at 5:16 p.m. Tuesday another man contacted him and said someone name Steve had been cutting up street signs in West Township. Whiteleather was going to check into the complaint further.

– Dennis Germadnik, Walnut Grove Lane, New Waterford, reported at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday there were two charges on a Huntington Bank debit card he did not make – one for $429 and another for $45. He canceled his card.

– A suspicious man was reported on the train trestle at Georgetown Road in Homeworth at 8:56 p.m. Tuesday. Deputies found two men sitting on the train trestle with their legs dangling. They said they were playing their guitars on the trestle because of the echo. They were warned against trespassing on railroad property.

– Richard Lipp, state Route 165, East Palestine, reported at 3:28 p.m. Tuesday he came home to find his back door damaged and open. A glass jug, which had been half full of change, was missing from his dresser.

– Robert Wright, Jennings Avenue, Salem, reported at 7:34 p.m. Monday a riding tractor and a boat motor were taken from a locked shed sometime overnight from a location on Cunningham Road.

– Shane Smeltzer, Depot Road, Lisbon, reported at 10:51 p.m. Monday a man had just left his house heading toward Depot Road on a bicycle. Deputies found Roy Bates on his bicycle. Bates said he and his father argued and he left. He was taken home on U.S. Route 30 for the evening.

– Jerit Jackson, Lower Elkton Road, Columbiana, reported at 9:39 p.m. Monday someone broke into his home sometime between 6 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. A 32-inch flatscreen TV with a surround sound system, a Blueray player and some Blueray DVDs were taken.

– Annette Lower, Fairfield School Road, Columbiana, reported at 6:20 p.m. Tuesday her ex-boyfriend had been harassing her the night before. She believed he was intoxicated and he had been threatening to kill her if she ever made contact with him or his family.


– Robert Lautzenheiser, Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, reported at 9:52 a.m. Monday sometime within the past 48 hours someone shot or broke the double pane window in the living room.

– Jackie Agosto, Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, reported at 9:51 p.m. Monday someone was tapping on her window, but had left. She stated she recently left for several days and left a note on the home stating she was not moving out. Her landlord has given her a three-day eviction notice.

– Millard Hicks, Pritchard Avenue, Lisbon, reported at 4:12 p.m. Sunday children were shooting a BB gun at his garage. Deputies spoke to a 16-year-old boy, who was putting a BB gun into a garage on Pritchard Avenue, and another boy who is staying there with his father. The second boy said they were shooting at cans and bottles in the yard. The garage, which was behind the targets, was found to have been struck three times. Hicks spoke with Shane Gillespie Sr., the father of the second boy. Hicks did not want to file charges and Gillespie gave deputies the BB gun to dispose of at Hicks’ request.

– Joan Bogden, Butcher Road, Leetonia, reported at 3:22 p.m. Monday she received a phone call from a man with a foreign accent claiming to be from the IRS. The man claimed their was a lien against her and if she did not call a certain phone number, they would come to her home and work to arrest her. Deputies told her to give this caller no information.

– Jim Clark, Churchill Road, Lisbon, reported at 8:22 p.m. Sunday his grandson was being unruly.

– Nicole Elliot, Torma Road, Lisbon, reported at 11:28 p.m. Monday someone was driving ATVs on private property. Deputies found Adam Gallimore, who said he just got the ATV and was fine tuning the two-stroke motor. He was told to tune it at a more reasonable time and on property he had permission to ride on.

– A 16-year-old pregnant teen reported needing assistance while walking in the area of Winona and Depot roads at 4:01 a.m. Monday. Deputies found a 16-year-old Cedar Ridge Road, Salem, girl who said she walked from her home and was headed to her boyfriend’s near the Guilford Grille. She was 38 weeks pregnant, got tired and lost, so she called for help. Deputies gave her a ride home and spoke with her parents.

– Bruce Wylie, East Lincoln Way, Lisbon, reported at 7:54 p.m. Saturday a group of men were drinking and carrying on at the Laundry Barn on state Route 45. Deputies found no problems when they arrived.


– Heidi Weaver, Taylor Road, Negley, called Sunday to report a driveway dispute involving her brother, whose property is next door. She was advised this was a civil matter.

– Kathy Allison, Riffle Road, Rogers, reported Saturday finding trash thrown on her property, and she found receipts and credit numbers among the trash. She was told they could not trace credit card numbers.

– Laura Lewinsky, Hamilton Road, East Palestine, reported Saturday that last week’s storms left some debris and a fallen tree in her driveway, and a neighbor saw a county worker clearing the road two days before. A county official said the fallen tree was blocking the road and they were only able to remove some of it but they would be back to take the rest. Lewinsky said her neighbor was going to remove the rest of the tree since it was his.

-Robin Dustman, Teegarden Road, Lisbon, reported Friday someone used her identity to make some online purchases, and she contacted the fraud hotline, her bank, the Social Security office and credit card companies.

– A man who is staying at Big Arb’s Campground in East Rochester reported Sunday afternoon his wallet was either lost or stolen. He also believed children staying at the neighboring campsite might have been kidnapped. One of the children told him his mother had passed away, and the man said he watches a lot of TV and saw a show where the child claimed her mother was dead but had actually been kidnapped. A deputy determined that was not the case.


– John Plavka, state Route 644, Kensington, reported at 7:49 p.m. Thursday he was allegedly assaulted by David Gromley at the Dairy Bar in Kensington. Plavka claims Gromley grabbed him by the throat and hit him. However, he did not want to pursue charges, he only wanted to get his things from Gromley’s house and leave. Deputies went to Gromley’s trailer behind the residence and both Gromley and a woman came out. Deputies smelled marijuana and asked who else was inside. Hearing someone else, deputies went inside and found Alec J. Hamling, 29, Minerva, who had warrants from Carroll County, Summit County and Stark County. Hamling was cited with possession of marijuana for two baggies allegedly found in his pocket. He was released to the Carroll County deputies.

– Angie Dean, a manager of Squire Mobile Park, reported at 9:05 p.m. Thursday there have been problems with someone stealing from people in the park, and they wanted a man staying in trailer 11 to leave. Deputies explained if the owner of the trailer invited someone there, deputies could not stop them, but the manager could issue a paper telling him he is not welcome on the property.

– John Coppersmith, Kelly Park Road, Columbiana, reported at 3:33 p.m. Thursday he received a letter from American Sweepstakes Network asking him to send $400 to get a prize he had won. Deputies told Coppersmith not to send any money because it was a scam.

– Valerie Burke, Slater Road, Salem, reported on Thursday about 10 days ago someone smashed multiple mailboxes on Carey Road, including her mailbox. Someone also painted an anarchy sign on the stop sign at the intersection of Slater and Carey Roads.

– Terry Otto, Laughlin Road, Lisbon, reported at 7:21 p.m. Thursday her neighbors, Rich and Scott McDonald, have cattle and they have been coming onto her property. Deputies spoke to Rich McDonald about keeping his cattle on his property and he told them he is in the process of fixing the fence and getting rid of some cattle.


– Maria Freile, Boardman, reported on Wednesday she was assaulted at a Camelot Drive home in Columbiana on Monday. Freile reported she used to date the resident there several years ago and they remained friends. She went to see him, and he allegedly grabbed her by the head and neck and attempted to strangle her with both hands around her neck. He also reportedly grabbed her by the hair and slammed her head backward into her car, which caused her to become disoriented. She later sought hospital treatment for injuries. The case will be forwarded to the prosecutor’s office.


– Ron Haddox, Old Irondale Road, Wellsville, reported on Tuesday on Sunday he found someone had shot out the right rear side window of his car, possibly with a BB gun. On Tuesday he found someone overnight had attempted to egg the car in the driveway.

– At the request of Lisbon police, deputies checked for suspicious activity reported on state Route 164 south of Dickey’s at 1:27 a.m. Wednesday. Deputies checked the area, but did not find anyone.

– Several hypodermic needles were reported on Cunningham Road south of the railroad tracks at 7:19 a.m. Tuesday. Deputies found about 50 used needles, a small bag with a white powder substance and a single pill with the number 74 stamped on one side. The needles were disposed of and the suspected drugs were handed over to the Drug Task Force.

– Jared First, Walker Road, Minerva, reported at 4:37 p.m. Tuesday he was driving westbound on Georgetown Road passing the Buck Run Golf Course and his vehicle was struck by a golf ball. The man who struck it, Timothy Kringer, Cedar Wood Drive, Beloit, came over and exchanged information with him. The windshield was damaged.

– Jannece Wilson, no address listed, reported at 8:02 p.m. Tuesday she has been watching a home on Wayne Bridge Road, Lisbon, for the owner who is away and on Tuesday evening found someone had cut a hasp lock off the back door and another hasp off the shed. Another door was broken open on the north side of the house and three chain saws were taken.


– Allyson Mangus, Buck Road, Beloit, reported at 1:05 p.m. Monday the landlord came onto the property to do some work without giving them notice. Deputies met with the landlord, who gave the tenants notice he intends to return on Friday to complete what he started on Monday.

– Brad Cox, state Route 9, Kensington, reported at 5:32 p.m. Monday his vehicle was backed into while parked at a Wood Street, Lisbon, home. The vehicle which struck his was reportedly driven by Stacey Mills, Sprucevale Road, Rogers.

– Brian Petronski, Richardson Avenue, Negley, reported at 9 p.m. Monday ATVs have been riding up and down the streets in Negley all day and at one point a blue pickup did multiple doughnuts in the gravel parking lot behind his home, throwing gravel into his yard.

– Clifford Poynter, Chestnut Grove, Salem, a custodial grandparent, reported at 6:13 p.m. Monday he learned from his 9-year-old grandson that his 5-year-old granddaughter was struck multiple times with a wooden paddle while visiting their mother at the Butler City Mobile Park on Saturday. The man responsible was reportedly a friend or boyfriend of their mother.

– Tim O’Neil, Fairfield School Road, Columbiana, reported at 4:34 p.m. Monday someone broke into a vacant trailer he has been watching near his property, which belongs to Larry and Tami Musselman. The hasp was pried off from the outside and it appeared someone cut copper pipe around the hot water tank.

– John Brown, Hazel Run Road, Salineville, reported on Monday he saw a brown, four-door Oldsmobile stop on his property, a woman get out and discard four bags of garbage near the creek bed at about 6:45 p.m. Saturday.

– A domestic dispute was reported at the Travelers Motel at 7:08 a.m. May 6. Deputies found a couple in room 117 with their young son. They were arguing over some family matters, but claimed there was nothing physical.

– Nicholas Burson reported at 4:49 a.m. Friday a burglary at the home of his grandfather, Robert Marshall, state Route 172, Lisbon. Burson said his grandfather called for him, stating he thought someone had just left the house. Burson looked out and saw a dark Chevrolet pickup with a hard bed cover peeling out. Beer laying next to Marshall’s bed was stolen and it appeared someone went through a van outside.


– Ron Wisbeth Lisbon, reported at 9:12 a.m. Friday someone stole six automotive radiators from vehicles on his lot on Lusk Lock Road. Three were 1977 Dodge truck radiators and three were 1985 Chevy Blazer radiators.

– Mike Scott, Buffalo Road, East Rochester, reported at 10:39 a.m. Thursday he heard yelling from a neighbor’s camper. Deputies spoke to Robert Fuson, Sherry Ford and Clint Geho, who said another man, Robert Chester, came and tried to start a fight, but he left.

– A possible domestic dispute was reported at the Butler Mobile Home Park at 10:31 p.m. Thursday. Deputies spoke to Lance Morris and Melissa Doyle, who said they argued and threw each other’s phones, but no threats were made.

– Doug Fonner, Guy Road, Lisbon, reported at 6:33 p.m. Thursday someone was walking on Guy Road with a knife. No threats were made, but Fonner believe it was out of place. Deputies checked the area but could not locate anyone.

– Chris Tyger, state Route 14, New Waterford, reported at 9:33 p.m. Sunday someone was shooting in an unsafe manner in the area of state Route 14 and Beard Road. Deputies checked the area, but did not find anyone shooting.

– Deputies responded to a reported domestic dispute at 10:16 p.m. Sunday and spoke with Chris Ewing, Speidel Road, East Rochester, who had dried blood near his nose and mud on the side of his face. He claimed he fell. Melissa Orr told deputies Ewing and her daughter were both fighting. Ewing signed a domestic refusal form and her daughter left before deputies arrived.

– A Scroggs Road, Lisbon, mother reported at 6:50 p.m. Saturday her 16-year-old daughter was out of control.

– Steve Paul, Buffalo Road, Hanoverton, reported at 5:55 p.m. Saturday an assault at a neighbor’s home. Virginia Mills told deputies Ray Carnes pulled her hand behind her head and put his knee in her throat, but she did not want to pursue charges.

– Ron Sattler, Carmel Achor Road, Negley, reported at 5:01 p.m. Sunday he had gone into his shed earlier in the afternoon and found his Stihl chainsaw missing.

– A woman reported on Sunday she saw a drug deal happen in the McDonald’s parking lot in Lisbon on Saturday. Reportedly a man driving a white Chevy went over to a blue Ford Explorer and gave the female driver money in exchange for two small sandwich bags containing what appeared to be white powder.

– Cory Hall, Deerfield, reported at 7:47 a.m. Thursday he was at a friend’s house on Butcher Road with his girlfriend and she became upset with him because he attempted to use her phone. Hall said he broke one of her two Obama flip phones in half and then told her if she wanted to leave she had to give him his debit card and his $75 in her car before she went. She left without returning the items. Deputies attempted to call her cell phones, but it went to voicemail. Later on Thursday morning, Hall reported his girlfriend used his debit card at Murphy Oil at the Walmart in Salem spending $35. He canceled the card.

– Stan Felton, state Route 164, Salineville, reported at 9:20 a.m. Monday someone used his debit card 28 times between April 21 and May 10 making $689 in charges to Apple iTunes.


– A deputy received a call about drugs from a woman at the McDonald’s outside Lisbon at 12:14 p.m. Saturday, but he was unable to reach the caller to get any more details.

– Margie Lindsay, state Route 170, East Palestine, reported Monday she wanted her daughter to leave but was told she would need to go through the eviction process and was advised the process for doing so.

– Vicki Vallor, Woodale Drive, Hanoverton, reported at 10:17 a.m. Saturday her neighbor’s dog was barking and they do this every morning. The dog quit barking while she was speaking with the deputy but she wanted a report on file anyway.

– Paul Franklin reported he was at his estranged wife’s home on Glasgow Road, Center Township, at 10:30 a.m. Sunday when she smacked him in the mouth with an open hand in front of their two children. He declined to press charges.


– Clifford Westover Jr., Pine Hollow Road, Lisbon, reported at 10:52 a.m. Saturday his bedroom window was up, and when he pulled down the window, he discovered a fist-sized hole in the window along with broken glass on the ledge. He reported, however, no items were missing from his trailer.


– Deputies found an alarm sounding at the Beaver Local High School at 12:34 a.m. Tuesday, but the building was found to be secure.

– Tina Gailey, Riffle Road, Rogers, reported at 11:15 p.m. Monday she and her husband argued, but there was no physical violence.

– James Franko, state Route 558, Leetonia, reported Tuesday morning he had been driving a rental car on April 30 and stopped for breakfast at 6 a.m. at the Shoney’s in Dover. He has a concealed carry permit and had a Smith and Wesson PG38 revolver in a case in the glove box of the rental car. While at breakfast he got a call about an emergency back home, went out to his car and saw a man lurking around the rental vehicle. He drove straight home. After returning home he noticed his gun missing from the glove box.

– Salineville Police Chief Andrew Straley reported at 1:47 p.m. Monday there had been a burglary at a home owned by Douglas and Robert Borland on Oak Grove Road. The brothers live in Florida and were in Ohio to visit relatives. They checked the home they own and found a machine shed had been entered and a radiator taken from a tractor. The house was entered by someone breaking out a bathroom window. Someone had rummaged through the drawers, but nothing appeared missing.

– Sam Landsberger, Padgett Road, East Palestine, reported at 9 p.m. Tuesday he is involved in a civil issue with Beth Jackson and claims she threatened him by stating the next time he comes to the home he would not leave.

– A White Road, East Liverpool, man reported at 4:47 p.m. Tuesday he came home at about 4:35 p.m. and found his girlfriend in bed deceased. The coroner was called.


– Deputies found an alarm sounding at the Beaver Local High School at 12:34 a.m. Tuesday, but the building was found to be secure.

– Tina Gailey, Riffle Road, Rogers, reported at 11:15 p.m. Monday she and her husband argued, but there was no physical violence.

– James Franko, state Route 558, Leetonia, reported Tuesday morning he had been driving a rental car on April 30 and stopped for breakfast at 6 a.m. at the Shoney’s in Dover. He has a concealed carry permit and had a Smith and Wesson PG38 revolver in a case in the glove box of the rental car. While at breakfast he got a call about an emergency back home, went out to his car and saw a man lurking around the rental vehicle. He drove straight home. After returning home he noticed his gun missing from the glove box.

– Salineville Police Chief Andrew Straley reported at 1:47 p.m. Monday there had been a burglary at a home owned by Douglas and Robert Borland on Oak Grove Road. The brothers live in Florida and were in Ohio to visit relatives. They checked the home they own and found a machine shed had been entered and a radiator taken from a tractor. The house was entered by someone breaking out a bathroom window. Someone had rummaged through the drawers, but nothing appeared missing.

– Sam Landsberger, Padgett Road, East Palestine, reported at 9 p.m. Tuesday he is involved in a civil issue with Beth Jackson and claims she threatened him by stating the next time he comes to the home he would not leave.

– A White Road, East Liverpool, man reported at 4:47 p.m. Tuesday he came home at about 4:35 p.m. and found his girlfriend in bed deceased. The coroner was called.


– Rodney Golden, Oakdale Avenue, Wellsville, reported at 10:14 p.m. Monday he heard his dog barking and went outside where he found the storm door open to his basement. He did not find anyone and did not believe anyone got inside the basement.

– Brent Rhodes, Latta Road, East Palestine, reported at 4:28 p.m. Sunday a neighbor dispute over a right of way access road located on Richard Douglas’ property. Both were told to contact their attorneys about the civil issue and stay away from each other.

– Don Cooper, Amarillo Avenue, Negley, reported at 8:50 p.m. Sunday there was an open door at a nearby home. Deputies and St. Clair Township officers checked the home, but nothing was found out of place.

– Trudy Andrews, state Route 39, Wellsville, reported at 5:37 p.m. Monday her boyfriend took her vehicle without permission. She was following her vehicle while talking to dispatchers and deputies were able to catch up with her Pontiac Grand Am on Boyd Road at Bill Smith Road. Shayne Stone was cited with driving under suspension and OVI after allegedly testing .337 BAC. Andrews did not want to pursue charges involving him taking her vehicle.


– Brandi Cope, West Washington Street, Lisbon, reported at 1:01 a.m. Monday she and her ex-boyfriend shared a four-wheeler and now he will not return it. He reportedly threatened her about coming to his property and gave her a phone number to reach him, which is a wrong number.

– Paul Brewer, Lisbon Road, Leetonia, reported Friday he came home on Wednesday evening to find a note on his back door stating the UPS had delivered a package at this front door. It was a Lenovo laptop, which neither Brewer nor his wife ordered. Checking further they found his wife’s credit card had been charged $857 for the computer. Brewer stated they also have been getting call notices from Fed Ex telling them no one is home when the company comes to pick up a package for delivery in New York. The credit card was canceled and information was provided for identity theft victims.

– Jason Ours, Mick Road, Wellsville, reported at 8:37 a.m. Friday someone entered his unlocked vehicle overnight and took items, including his wife’s purse. Ours called deputies again at 9:08 a.m. to report the neighbor’s lawn care company found the property taken from his car in the bushes next to their home.

– Desiree Czapski reported a domestic dispute at her parent’s home on Campbell Road, Hanoverton, at 9:34 p.m. Sunday. The couple told deputies they are in the process of separating and had an argument, but there was no violence.

– Billy Brown, Endley Road, Lisbon, reported at 9:57 p.m. Saturday someone broke into his tool shed and garage at about 8:15 p.m. Friday. Brown told deputies he heard a knock on his door as he was lying on the couch and asked who was there, but no one answered. He went to the window and saw tail lights of a car leaving his driveway. Brown checked his garage and tool shed the next day and found a push lawn mower, Sawzall, impact wrenches, hand tools, Rotozip, router, router table, a green Black and Decker drill and two jig saws missing.

– Connie Cline, Ellyson Road, East Rochester, reported at 5:29 p.m. Sunday sometime in the last day and a half someone shot out the window on her dog’s box.

– Rebecca Thompson, Lisbon Canfield Road, Leetonia, reported at 11:16 a.m. Sunday she wanted someone removed. Deputies found Mark Menough in the driveway, who told them his niece came to visit him and he owns the property. However, his tenant, Thompson, has a no contact order against Menough’s niece and the niece also has a no contact order against Thompson. The niece, Crystal Westover, was gone when deputies arrived.

– Randy Brown, Seigler Road, Salineville, reported fraudulent charges on a debit card at 11:45 a.m. Saturday.

– Cynthia Moore, U.S. Route 62, Beloit, reported at 3:18 p.m. Sunday while she was at the Damascus Friends Church between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday her purse in her car was taken. The purse contained a Droid phone with a pink case and two checkbooks from Farmers Bank.

– Terry McElroy, Hamilton Road, East Palestine, reported at 11:58 a.m. Sunday he was allowing a woman, Lauren Czerwinski, keep cattle on his property until she could get the property she owns across the road fenced in. A few days ago he saw a gate open and he attempted to secure it, but a bull was near the gate. He tapped it on the head with his cane to get it to move away from the gate and now Czerwinski is angry, threatening to “expletive kill them” if they touch her animals again. McElroy said he only wanted her to remove her cattle at this point.

– Candy Lauer, Mansfield Road, Negley, reported at 5:05 p.m. Saturday she and her father’s wife had an appointment to get tires put on the car. They left Lauer’s children home with her cousin, Shena Kneid. Lauer called home to check on the children and Kneid discovered both Lauer’s children and her own were not there. Kneid had been sleeping and her sister, Cheyane Cooper had walked into the home and taken the children to Boardman to go skating. They had searched for the children for about two hours before Cooper called and stated they were on the way back.

– James Metalik, 43, Riffle Road, New Waterford, was charged with domestic violence after deputies were called at 12:17 a.m. Monday to the home where a 16-year-old boy told deputies his stepfather was fighting with his mother. He had gone to help his mother, who was yelling for help and reportedly found Metalik had a strong grip on her head. He separated them and his mother told him Metalik choked her and grabbed her by the hair. She also had a mark where he allegedly punched her in the cheek.

– A deer struck Deputy Caleb Wycoff’s cruiser, which was eastbound on U.S. Route 30 just east of Freedman Road at 4:46 a.m. Monday. The cruiser was dented.


– Jewell Smith, Center Road, Homeworth, reported at 10:24 a.m. Sunday a vehicle was parked on his property on 12th Street in Knox Township. Smith said a tan Honda four-door was parked in his field on the gas line right of way. A deputy responded along with a member of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and found the man, Craig Cope, was in the woods turkey hunting. Smith told the deputy Cope had permission to hunt on his property. He just didn’t recognize the vehicle.

– Alisa Webb, Hillcrest Road, Wellsville, reported at 6:53 p.m. Saturday someone stole change and a pair of sunglasses from her vehicle Wednesday night while it was parked at her home.

– Deputies went to Catalpa Farm on state Route 14, Columbiana, at 10:38 p.m. Saturday for a report of suspicious activity. It was found that a water fountain with display lights was casting shadows within the building.

– A deputy went to 28273 Buffalo Road at 9:25 p.m. Friday for a report of a noise complaint. Resident Steven Paul was warned for loud music and advised that if another complaint is received he would be cited. At 10:13 p.m. a deputy was called back to the home for a noise complaint but upon arrival could hear no loud music and left without any further problems.

– Greg Robinson, Miller Road, Lisbon, reported at 6:14 a.m. Friday his 15-year-old son began hitting the side of the house after he was approached about his bad grades. A deputy told the boy to respect his parents and act more responsibly.

– Heather Held, Teegarden Road, reported at 2:14 a.m. Friday a neighbor’s dog was barking and keeping the neighborhood awake. A deputy told the dog’s owner to bring it inside for the night.

– Karen Russo, Sprucevale Road, Rogers, reported at 1:49 a.m. Saturday there were possible prowlers at a home on Sprucevale Road. Deputies went to the home and spoke with the property owners, the Schwendemans, who said they were there on a weekend getaway and did not tell the neighbor the way they usually do that they were there.

– Karen Williams, Leetonia Road, Salem, reported at 3:37 p.m. Saturday her mail box was dented and the trash can was knocked over.

– Nancy Helman, Speidel Road, East Rochester, reported at 11 a.m. Sunday it appeared that a vehicle went off the road into a field and struck a utility box, causing damage and leaving ruts in the field.


– Jacqueline K. Harris, 61, Broadway Avenue, Wellsville, was heading west on 10th Street Extension in Yellow Creek Township at 8:05 a.m. Friday and attempted to turn left onto Franklin Street when she collided with Rita Koopman, 51, Willow Lane, Wellsville, who attempted to make a right-hand turn onto 10th Street Extension from Franklin Street. Both Harris and Koopman contend they were on the correct side of the road at the time of collision. No citations were issued due to lack of evidence.

– Jared M. Coil, 26, Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, was traveling south on Lisbon Road in Center Township at 8:35 p.m. Thursday when he traveled off the left side of the road and hit an embankment before stopping in the middle of the road.

According to several witnesses, who also provided information to Lisbon police, Coil, who denied driving or owning the van in question and refused to provide a statement, was the driver at the accident scene and had been at a motorcycle repair shop in Lisbon throughout the day in possession of the van but did not have the title or proof of insurance. Coil was later found at the repair shop intoxicated and slurring his speech. He was cited for failure to control, hit/skip, failure to reinstate license and OVI.

– Kathleen Perry, 67, McDonald, was heading south on state Route 11 in Elkrun Township at 10:11 p.m. Wednesday when she was hit by Ross W. Resneder, 26, Moore Street, Lisbon, who was driving north in the southbound lanes and came to rest on the grass median. Perry later came to rest on the berm of the southbound lanes. Resneder was cited for going wrong way on a one-way highway.

– Jennifer J. Williams 34, Alliance, was stopped at the traffic light at the intersection of state Route 165 and U.S. Route 62 in Knox Township at 2:35 p.m. Monday when she was hit by Amy S. Hurford, 48, North Shore Driver, Beloit, who failed to stop at the red light on state Route 165.

Hurford was also hit by Thomas R. Fiscus, 29, Stratton Road, Salem, who was heading east on U.S. Route 62 and had the right of way. Hurford was cited for a red light violation.

– Cameron Lease Croxton, 23, Miller Road, Leetonia was heading west on Old Route 558 in Salem Township at 12:25 a.m. Thursday, failed to negotiate a curve and drove off the left side of the road into a ditch. Croxton was cited for failure to control.

– Patrick M. Bias, 29, Lisbon Street Northeast, Minerva, was heading east on Georgetown Road in Butler Township at 2:20 p.m. Thursday when he rear-ended George R. Weikart, 58, Georgetown Road, Salem, and then landed in a ditch. Bias said his brakes were not working properly, and a tow truck driver confirmed this, noting less brake pressure than normal. No citations were issued on account of vehicle defect.


– Family Dollar, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported at 1:23 p.m. Wednesday a woman attempted to shoplift two Febreeze candles, a hat, a tablecloth, a bottle of Dawn dish soap, a bottle of Mr. Clean Cleaner, two air freshners and two tire gauges. When confronted by the manager, the woman, Bobbi Jo Mosser, took the items back inside and placed them on the counter. The items totaled nearly $37. Mosser, 46, Fair Avenue, Salem, was charged with theft.

– Deputies assisted a 94-year-old woman, who Columbiana EMS and her family were attempting to convince to be evaluated at the Salem Regional Medical Center at 1 p.m. Thursday. When everyone arrived at her home on Nold Drive, Columbiana, the woman locked herself in the house and threatened to harm herself instead of letting them take her from the home. Deputies used a key to get inside and escorted her to the ambulance.

-Mike Labate, Lakewood Chemical, Darlkington Road, Negley, reported at 11:48 p.m. Thursday two steel silos were hauled away from the property by someone about a week to 10 days earlier. Labate claimed a member of the Middleton Township road crew saw people there loading the silos onto a tilt bed trailer. The two silos are reportedly valued at $100,000 total.

– Melissa Crowl, Winona Road, Salem, reported at 9:35 p.m. Thursday a young man was standing along the roadway jumping out into traffic, yelling and making obscene gestures at passing cars. He was last seen walking into the KOA campground. Deputies spoke to the owners of the campground, who said the person deputies were looking for has some mental issues and the owner would watch him until his father comes back from work.

– Mike Runzo, Case Road, Beloit, reported at 7:56 p.m. Thursday someone stole a row boat and he attempted to have them come back to shore at Westville Lake. However, they took the boat to the other end, abandoned it and fled on foot. Deputies spoke to others fishing in the same area and were able to learn the names of the two men allegedly involved. The matter is under investigation with possible charges pending.


– Mary Foster, East Martin Street, East Palestine, reported at 3:34 p.m. Wednesday her daughter, Haley Foster, had been living with David Gilbert on Leslie Road. They argued and she moved out. Foster had bought a washer and dryer for her daughter, but Gilbert is refusing to give them back along with other personal items. Deputies explained the sheriff’s department does not get involved in retrieving personal property and she should call an attorney. Gilbert reportedly told another family member if anyone comes onto the property they would be shot.

– Rachel Kinsey, Carmel Achor Road, Negley, reported at 3:56 p.m. Wednesday she saw a small black vehicle drive slowly past her house while he son was getting off the bus. The vehicle then came back past with the window down. The neighbor told her she saw the same vehicle with a man looking toward her house with a set of binoculars.

– Kevin Barley, state Route 172, Minerva, reported at 6:46 p.m. Wednesday a woman came to their fruit stand and stole $20 in ones from the honor box container. There are pictures of the woman and the vehicle license plate number on their video surveillance. Deputies found the vehicle and the matter is under investigation.

– Bill Grimm, Bowman Road, Homeworth, reported at 9:08 p.m. Tuesday someone stole a Henry Golden Boy .22 long rifle from his bedroom closet. Three people had been hired to clean the walls and floor on Tuesday. The gun was entered into the stolen gun database and Dawn Dennis, the manager of Alliance Loan, reported on Wednesday someone sold the gun to them on Tuesday for $250. The weapon has been placed on hold.


– Carl Marks, state Route 164, Lisbon, reported at 10:27 a.m. Wednesday he has been setting traps to deal with an ongoing ground hog problem. Someone has been messing with some of his traps and one was taken on Tuesday, along with the stake which holds it down.

– Randell Gartrell, Steven Drive, Alliance, reported on Monday he found sometime between 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday someone entered his house and took items.

– Sherry Wright, Millrock Road, Negley, reported a possible domestic issue at 11:52 p.m. Tuesday. Deputies first met Dan Chitwood, who told deputies he and Wright had an argument and he went for a walk. Wright told deputies he dragged her during the argument, but she was uncooperative about filling out a statement. He claimed she fell because she was intoxicated, he tried to pick her up and she fell again.

– An out of control woman was reported on West Main Street, Washingtonville, at 9:12 p.m. Tuesday. Deputies spoke to EMS, who said the woman was making threats toward herself and others. She was placed in the ambulance and taken to Salem Regional Medical Center for evaluation.

– Michelle Burge of Country Video, state Route 172, Hanoverton, reported at 2:38 p.m. Tuesday Amanda McAllister had rented three videos and had not returned them. Burge said McAllister was contacted at her home and said she would return them by Tuesday morning, but failed to do so.