County Sheriff

– 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.


– A suspicious truck was reported in the area of Harmony Village at 12:54 a.m. Saturday. Then someone was reported walking down the alley. The person fled after someone saw them.

– Jerry W. Castelucci Jr., 23, Columbiana, was cited with failure to reinstate his license, expired registration and possession of marijuana following a traffic stop on Fairfield Avenue at 4:31 a.m. Saturday.

– A landlord Kathleen Moser requested police go to a South Elm Street home at 8 a.m. Saturday when someone was being evicted. She then asked police to go with her again at 8:16 a.m. so she could take photos of the property. Again she asked police to escort her to the rental property at noon.

– Anthony Bartholomew, South Main Street, Columbiana, reported at 8:35 a.m. Saturday a man walking a black lab and allowing it to urinate on his bush, which he claims is killing the plant.

– A parking complaint was reported at 9:59 a.m. Saturday at a 7th Street address, where the residents were having a garage sale and vehicles were parking on both sides of the street. Police spoke to the homeowners holding the sale about the parking issues.

– Fireworks were reported in the area of the American Legion at 9:22 p.m. Saturday. Police found a party at 4-Wheel Drive and they agreed to keep it down.

– 7 and 14 Restaurant reported at 9:24 p.m. Saturday someone passed a $10 counterfeit bill.

– Jeff Kalina, North Vine Street, reported at 9:11 p.m. Saturday sometime overnight someone egged his Ford F-150 pickup at his home.

– Rachel Bikauskas, South Main Street, reported at 12:28 p.m. Sunday she wanted the father of her baby removed because he was causing problems.

– A suspicious man was reported rummaging around in a home on Pittsburgh Street at 1:11 p.m. Sunday. Police spoke to the man and learned he did have permission to be there.

– A Sparkle employee reported at 8:15 a.m. Sunday a small child came in asking for someone to help locate his grandmother. Police spoke with the employees at the store including one who was familiar with the people involved and all was fine.

-Neighbors reported a loud party at 11:29 p.m. Sunday at a home on East Friend Street. Police told the people involved to keep the noise down.

East Palestine

– Police on Friday morning served two zoning violation notices at homes at 226 South Street and 101 East Street.

– Anthony D. Thomas, no address listed, was cited with OVI, failure to utilize a turn signal, no seat belt and drug possession following a traffic stop on East Grant Street at 1:42 a.m. Saturday.

– Mirian Munyon, no address listed, reported at 11:47 a.m. Saturday someone stole her father’s World War II grave marker.

– Christina Sherrill, no address listed, reported at 2:40 p.m. Saturday someone smashed a windshield in the parking lot of the laundromat on East Taggart Street.


– Patrick F. Reynolds of Conneaut was stopped at 2:32 a.m. Monday on Continental Drive near Lexington for a traffic violation and was cited for driving under suspension, license forfeiture and fictitious plates.

– Police stood by at 12:19 a.m. Monday on station for breathalyzer test for Columbiana police arrest for OVI.

– Police responded to the 600 block of West Pershing at 12:42 a.m. Monday for a suspicious person report but were unable to locate anyone.

– Police responded to the 300 block of North Broadway at 3:46 a.m. Monday for a fight. There were visible injuries but both advised they slipped and fell to the ground causing the injuries. They refused to cooperate. Both were taken to the hospital by ambulance.

– Police responded to the 1100 block of Cleveland Street for a domestic situation in progress and learned it was a verbal situation.

– Police responded to the 1800 block of East State at 10:07 p.m. Sunday for a report of a vehicle with a man with a gun. The complainant advised he was in the business and threatened by a man with a gun he had met a few weeks ago and knew him by his first name only. Police were unable to locate a vehicle matching the description given.

– Police responded to the 700 block of East Pershing at 6:10 p.m. Sunday for a fight between two males that started as an argument in the parking lot. No punches were thrown and one man had a lacerated elbow. The incident will be forwarded to the county prosecutor’s office.

– Police responded to the 2000 block of Monroe Street at 2:43 p.m. Sunday where the complainant advised a glass picnic table was taken from outside the apartment and wanted documentation.

Perry Township

– Police responded to the area of Benton and Garfield roads at 8:08 p.m. Saturday. The complainant said he observed an older man drive off the right side of the road and strike a guy wire. He was helped up with his motorcycle and drove down Garfield Road. Goshen Township police was advised and checked the area. No damage was done to any property.

– At 10:10 p.m. Saturday, police were advised of a possible intoxicated motorist on state Route 45 heading toward Salem on S. Lincoln Avenue. The area was checked and police were unable to locate anyone.

– Police responded to a complaint of loud music at a trailer in the 400 block of Benton Road at 10:45 p.m. Saturday. The resident was advised to turn it down.

– Police responded to the 2200 block of state Route 45 at 1:39 a.m. Sunday for a noise complaint received from the sheriff’s office. The area was checked and the source was not located.

– Police assisted the highway patrol with a breath test on station at 3:37 a.m. Sunday.

– Police responded to the 1100 block of Jones Drive at 7:52 p.m. Sunday and spoke to a resident in reference to a dog attacking their dog while walking in the 1000 block of Liberty Street. The complainant said the dog broke loose from its chain and bit their dog. No injuries were observed, The complainant was advised a report will be filed.

– Police responded to Stewart and Depot roads at 12:28 a.m. Monday to assist the highway patrol with a traffic stop and warrant arrest. Police remained on the scene until the highway patrol arrived.

– Police closed U.S. 62 at Pine Lake Road at 1:12 a.m. Monday at the request of Goshen police due to a vehicle injury accident in which Life Flight landed near U.S. 62.