Police, May 19, 2014

County Sheriff

– Deputies responded Saturday to a home on Old Route 344 in Leetonia for a disturbance reported by a neighbor. They spoke with Ashley Baun and Timothy Boggs, both of whom said they had an argument but everything was fine. Deputies checked for warrants and cleared the call.

– Lara Yates and Kimberly Williams, New Castle, Pa., reported a woodburner taken from property on Waterford Road in Unity Township about eight weeks ago. They asked for extra checks of the property.

– Clifford Westover, Pine Hollow Road, Lisbon, reported someone is cashing checks belonging to him. Westover told deputies he believes his grandson took the checks from his home around Easter and gave them to someone else to cash.

– Jorge Rudes, Bell Road, Lisbon, reported Thursday he had been assaulted by Tim Yaslik while staying at Yaslik’s residence and after asking Yaslik for gas money. Yaslik told deputies there had been a verbal confrontation with Rudes, who pushed him into the entertainment center, knocking everything from the shelves. They then reportedly wrestled on the floor until Yaslik’s dog bit Rudes. Yaslik said he then placed Rudes’ belongings outside, saying he had told him on three different occasions he wanted him to leave the residence but he refused.

– Robert Gatrell, Stevens Drive, Alliance, reported Friday someone it using his identity to obtain electrical service, also attempting to use an old credit card of his to pay for those services in Youngstown.

– Deputies were dispatched to an East Liverpool Road residence Friday for a welfare check on the resident, who said she was fine but who said her phone service had been out a dew days.

– Deputies responded Thursday night to a residence on Georgetown-Damascus Road in Beloit after a 12-year-old girl reported being afraid that her grandfather had pulled into her driveway. The girl told deputies she had been assaulted by him in the past. Deputies checked the area and did not find the man, and the girl was advised to tell her mother to contact the sheriff’s office so she could again be advised to seek a protection order.

– Richard Monigold, Ocelet Road, Salineville, reported his parents checked his old residence on Salineville Road West and found items missing, including furniture, two window air conditioners, and curtains. His parents believed his ex-wife may have taken the items, according to reports, but deputies contacted her and she denied taking them. Monigold’s son reported seeing the couch that is missing from the house at his sister’s home.

– Josh Brown, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported he was checking his bank account and noticed charges he had not made. He was advised to make a report.

– Deputies reported Friday that Joshua Bickley pulled into his assigned parking spot at Southern Local High School and his vehicle scraped the rear driver’s side panel of a truck in the next parking space which was parked close to the line.

– Ted Lutton, Scotts Mill Road, Rogers, reported his neighbor told him a tree company was in his yard on Friday and left ruts in the yard, also tearing up a flower bed, destroying trees and damaging a garage. He contacted the company, where a representative said a supervisor will contact him.

– Pete Schisler, of JDS Landscape Supply, state Route 14, Columbiana, reported Saturday someone broke a Coca-Cola vending machine that sits in front of the business.

East Liverpool

– While on patrol Friday, an officer saw a vehicle fail to use a turn signal while turning from Fenton Street onto West Ninth Street and stopped it. The driver, Paul A. Geisse, 42, Orchard Grove, was cited for no turn signal. While being searched, Geisse was reportedly found to have marijuana in his shoe and was also charged with possession of marijuana.

– While responding to a report of an argument between Christopher W. Bach, 22, Orchard Street, and his sister, officers went into the home while his sister retrieved her belongings and detected a strong odor of marijuana. Asked if there was any marijuana in the residence, Bach reportedly produced a baggy from his pocket. He was charged with possession of marijuana.

– An officer on patrol Friday noticed a vehicle matching the description of one suspected in a St. Clair Avenue theft and found the owner, Curtis O. Townsend, 34, Summit Drive, had an outstanding warrant. The vehicle pulled into Gina’s Drive-Through, and the officer said the occupants appeared to be nervous and kept looking in his direction as he watched them. Identifying the driver as Townsend, the officer pulled over the vehicle and took him into custody on the outstanding warrant. His front seat passenger, Davis Arther, no age or address listed, also had an outstanding warrant and was taken into custody. The vehicle was towed by First Class Towing, and while officers inventoried it for tow, they reported finding a small baggy containing suspected cocaine inside. Townsend was additionally charged with driving under suspension.


– A Walnut Street resident reported at 4:20 p.m. Saturday a possible scam in which a business sent him a check and then continued to send him messages wanting him to cash it. An officer confirmed that it was a scam. The man’s name was not provided.

– Randy A. Dean, 55, and his son, Dominic M. Dean, 23, both of 6 Kevin Drive, Alliance, were charged with assault after officers responded to an East State Street business at 4:51 p.m. Saturday where the two men allegedly struck another man in the face during a dispute with the elder Dean regarding money.

– Glenn R. Fournier, 24, 165 Johnson Road, Sebring, was charged with OVI, failure to control and a red light violation he wrecked on West State Street at 2:32 a.m. Sunday. An officer reportedly saw him turn left from South Howard onto State at a high rate of speed, hit the curb and became disabled. Five people were in the car. They were not wearing seat belts but were not hurt.