Police, May 21, 2014

County Sheriff

– 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.

Highway Patrol

– Warren H. Garwood, 46, Black Road, Lisbon, was northbound on Black Road in Center Township at 5:54 p.m. Monday and attempted to back out of his driveway and was struck by Cheryl A. Emory, 32, Black Road, Lisbon. Garwood was cited for improper backing.

– John W. McCreery, 67, Gnadenhutton, and Betsy N. Williams, 55, Boyd Road, Wellsville, were southbound on state Route 164 in Washington Township at noon May 14 and Williams struck McCreery. Williams was cited for assured clear distance and McCreery’s passenger, Alexis Weyandt, 16, New Philadelphia, was taken to East Liverpool Hospital with possible injuries.

– James B. Gember, 64, Alliance, was westbound on state Route 30 in Madison Township at 9 p.m. Sunday and hit a deer.


-A caller from West Lincoln Way reported at 1:13 a.m. May 13 hearing a dog yipping as if it was tangled in a kennel. When asked for her name, the caller asked what difference did it make. When they asked for the caller’s address to get an idea where to look for the dog, she hung up. Meanwhile, police checked West Lincoln Way and did not hear or see any dog.

– Ashley Barren, East Lincoln Way, reported May 9 she wanted a report on file about her landlord coming to her apartment while she was showering and then going through her dresser drawers. When she asked him what he was doing, the landlord left.

– Susan Temple, West High Street, reported May 9 her neighbor’s six dogs bark all night and they are always going in and out of the dog door. The officer said he will advise Temple’s neighbors.

– Police were called to the park area next to the community swimming pool at 8:41 p.m. Friday after a caller reported seeing a group of people smoking what was believed to be marijuana. On the way to the park the officer passed a vehicle and followed it to a home on North Jefferson Street, where he spoke with a person, who said he had been at the park smoking cigarettes and produced the pack.

– A caller reported seeing a light on in the concession stand at the community pool at 1:29 a.m. Monday. The property was found to be secure and nothing appeared to be amiss.


– Corbin E. Arden, 23, Minerva, was cited for failure to reinstate license following a traffic stop on East Park Avenue at 7 a.m. Monday.

– A Compco employee reported at 9:23 a.m. Monday graffiti was found on their building.

– A McDonald’s employee reported at 10:29 a.m. Monday they received a counterfeit $10 bill and the people who used it were still in the parking lot.

– Shelly Logan, South Bayshore Drive, reported a 11:30 a.m. Monday their computer was hacked.

– A Columbiana Foundry employee reported at 12:40 p.m. Monday several of their storage buildings were vandalized with graffiti over the weekend.

– A woman reported at 6:43 p.m. Monday that while walking on Allen Street dogs ran out at her. Police notified the dogs’ owner and no citations were issued.

– The highway patrol reported at 7:38 p.m. Monday a box fell of a truck traveling on state Route 7 near Metz Road and toys from the box were all over the road. Police checked and found the items.

– A man reported at 8:51 p.m. Monday a house on South Vine Street was painted with graffiti.

East Palestine

– Police noticed high grass at an East Martin Street home at 10:29 a.m. Thursday and notified the realty company which agreed to notify the owner to mow the grass.

– Police noticed high grass at an East Martin Street home at 10:39 a.m. Thursday and notified the owner to cut the grass.

– Police noticed high grass at a North Market Street home at 10:54 a.m. Thursday and attempted to notify the owner but could not. A zoning violation notification letter was sent.

– Barbara Lynch reported at 3 p.m. Thursday a house in the alley between East Main and Alice streets had garbage floating in the water in the alley. Police checked and did not see any trash, although they did see unkempt grass at a nearby home on East Martin Street and notified the owner to correct the problem.

– Tammy Nemes, East Main Street, reported at 3:32 p.m. Thursday someone broke into his garage and stole items.

– Angelique Risinger, McCalla Street, reported at 4 p.m. Thursday she was having trouble with an ex-boyfriend in Muncie, Illinois, about a car. Risinger was advised she would probably need to contact an attorney and return to Illinois to take care of the dispute since that was where the property was taken from.

– Police assisted Pennsylvania state police at 2:21 a.m. Friday with a report of an assault just inside Pennsylvania near East Taggart Street in East Palestine.

– Someone reported at 5:21 p.m. Friday someone was driving recklessly into town on South Market Street. Police stopped the vehicle and spoke with the 17-year-old driver who was with his mother and was learning how to drive after just obtaining his permit.

– Police responded to a report of a domestic at 298 West Main St. at 7:58 p.m. Friday. The woman told police she had been assaulted by her husband but did not wish to press charges. No names were given.

– Emily S. Noel, 20, was charged with underage OVI, possession of drugs and left of center following a traffic stop on Bacon Avenue at midnight Saturday near Kemple Drive.


– A driver, whose name was not provided, was cited for driving under suspension and improper lane use after a traffic stop on East State near Cunningham.

– Albert J. McVay, Trinity Church Road, Lisbon, was charged with theft after allegedly walking out of Walmart with a new pair of shoes at 4:38 p.m. Monday. A woman fled in a white van after attempting to steal some items.

Perry Township

– Police responded to Elberon Avenue at 4:46 a.m. Monday for a suspicious vehicle with all four doors open. Police spoke to the resident who advised they left the doors open and everything was OK. No names were provided.

Salem Township

– A state Route 558 resident reported Sunday someone entered her car overnight, ate a box of Girl Scout cookies, let the box behind and took some sandwich crackers out of a pack. The woman’s name was not provided by police.

– A Butcher Road resident, whose name was not provided by police, reported someone dumped two bags of trash along Butcher.

St. Clair Township

– Officers responded Sunday to a report of two people passed out in a vehicle in the middle of Dresden Avenue near state Route 170, where they found two volunteer firefighters who said they had removed the keys from the ignition to keep the driver from leaving. The driver, Randy L. Schneider, 23, no address listed, was charged with OVI. He and his passenger were released to his mother. According to Sheriff Ray Stone, Schneider is an unpaid county reserve deputy and department dispatcher who has been suspended pending outcome of the case.

– Walmart employees reported Monday a man took two air conditioners and ran with them through the parking lot, getting into a gray pickup truck and leaving the lot. The case is under investigation.

– Employees at Kmart reported Monday a man walked out with two air conditioners in a shopping cart and when a clerk asked to see a receipt, he held up a white piece of paper and kept walking out the door. A manager then asked to see the receipt, and the man walked to a silver truck, where he began placing the units into the bed. Another clerk approached him, and the man hit the clerk with one of the air conditioners, pinning him against the truck. The clerk was able to recover the units before the truck was driven off.

– Mail was reported stolen from a mailbox on Stagecoach Road Monday.

– Catherine Williams, Grimm’s Bridge Road, reported Sunday having turned from her driveway when someone threw an object, striking and damaging her vehicle.

– William Bailey, Church Street, reported his vehicle stolen from his driveway. It was later recovered by the highway patrol on Osbourne Road.

– A Mrs. Miller who works for Anderson Merchandise inside the local Walmart reported her hand-held scanner was in a shopping cart and someone pushed the cart away. The scanner has not been found.

– A Mrs. Cartwright, Fisher Avenue, reported someone spray painted derogatory words on a playhouse on her property.


– At 1:15 a.m. May 17, a patrolling officer saw a man running down Main Street with a beer in one hand, yelling and chasing a black Ford Explorer down Cherry Alley to Broadway, to where the Explorer parked. The officer found the man, Michael Stacy, standing by the Explorer without the beer asking what was going on. Stacy said he had forgotten about the beer, and was charged with having an open container. The driver of the Explorer, Ikiema Abercrombie, was found to have no license and was charged.

– Marcus A. Macley Jr., Maple Avenue, reported at 12:10 a.m. May 14 he parked his 2003 Cavalier in the back lot of the American Legion on Wells Avenue and went fishing. When he returned, the right front fender was damaged. He could not open the passenger door.