SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Deputies were called to the area of 23316 Buck Road in Knox Township at 9:27 p.m. Thursday for a report from the resident that someone was breaking into her home. Deputies found the garage man door kicked in with the wood door broken. Deputies spoke with the resident, who was hiding in the basement, and after looking around the home with the deputies, said a number of items were in disarray. Her mother also came to the home and found that her upstairs bedroom was rummaged through but they were not sure if anything was actually taken.

— Deputies were called to the area of state Route 14 in Salem Township at 9:14 p.m. Thursday for a report of a man laying in the road. The deputy was met at the scene by Washingtonville police and two ambulance crews. Washingtonville police said they would handle the call since it was their jurisdiction.

— Deputies were called to the area of 32180 Gurlea Street, Hanover Township at 8:03 p.m. Thursday for a report of three loose pigs. After failed attempts to catch the pigs a deputy was able to speak to neighbors and found where the animals belonged. The owners came out and got the pigs.

— A deputy was called to the 2800 block of McCann Road in Butler Township at 10:02 p.m. Thursday for a report of a suspicious silver SUV vehicle. The deputy checked the area but did not find the vehicle.

— A Georgetown, Pa., woman reported at 2:17 p.m. Wednesday she had concerns about a Lisbon woman living with a man in East Liverpool and selling drugs out of the home with the Lisbon woman’s children present. The caller reported that the two children are both under three years old and that she has seen white powder laying in plain sight in the home and was also worried that the man mistreats the woman and her children, but the woman never calls the police on him. A deputy told the caller that the woman should call police when she is assaulted so that the proper charges can be filed. As far as the children being mistreated, the deputy referred the caller to Children Services to express her concerns. The matter was also forwarded to the county drug task force.

— Deputies were called to 50600 state Route 14 in Unity Township at 5:18 p.m. Thursday for a report that a man keeps calling the sheriff’s office yelling and cursing and then threatened the dispatcher. A deputy sergeant spoke with the man, identified as Steven M. Pinciaro, state Route 14, East Palestine, who started yelling and cursing about a girlfriend that he gave a car to and he wanted it back. He said that his girlfriend is now with another man and he wants her arrested for stealing his car now. The man then began threatening the sergeant, who then hung up the phone at that point. Pinciaro called back and then made threats to the dispatcher, at which point deputies went to his home to discuss the matter with him and found that he was very intoxicated. Pinciaro started cursing at both deputies and was then placed under arrest for aggravated menacing. Pinciaro continued to make threats en route to the jail, according to the report.

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