Police, June 4, 2014

County Sheriff

– Robert Hilderbrand, Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, reported at 2:34 p.m. Friday he was having problems with his neighbor over the property line. Hilderbrand had a new survey completed by Brown’s Surveying and determined the neighbor placed a metal pipe in the ground on Hilderbrand’s property, which he then removed.

– Holly Powell, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported at 10:24 a.m. Monday an ATV was running through parking lots in the area of state Route 45 and Lisbon-Canfield Road, including the NAPA lot, which left Powell concerned about the vehicles of customers. Deputies checked the area, but did not find the ATV.

– Kelly Hull, Hunters Camp Road, Lisbon, reported someone shooting at 2:27 a.m. Tuesday. Deputies spoke to Charles Vangeisen, who said two raccoons and an opossum went into his chicken coop after his birds. He shot the vermin and assured deputies he shot in a safe direction when doing so.

– The mother of a 7-year-old boy near Salem reported at 8:24 p.m. Monday her son was molested by a 9-year-old neighbor boy. When confronted by his mother, the 9-year-old admitted the incident happened, deputies said. A report was faxed to Children Services.

– Calvin Beck, state Route 558, Leetonia, reported at 9:50 p.m. Monday a suspicious black sports car pulled into his driveway and turned around at Grafton Road. Deputies did not locate any vehicle matching the description.

Highway Patrol

– Danielle A. Thomas, 18, Elkton West Point Road, Lisbon, was westbound on state Route 154 in Elkrun Township at 11:51 a.m. Monday and Corrie K. Malone, 54, Elkton West Point Road, Lisbon, was eastbound on state Route 154 and Thomas failed to yield from a stop sign and struck Malone. Thomas was cited for failure to yield.

– Nagendar Thallam, 31, Pittsburgh, Pa., was eastbound on state Route 14 in Unity Township at 9:17 a.m. Sunday and struck Brent J. Ford, 35, Hamilton Road, East Palestine, who was westbound on state Route 14 and attempting to turn south. Ford was cited for right of way turning left.


– A West Park Avenue woman reported at 6:30 a.m. Monday her 17-year-old son was out of control and would not listen to her and was punching walls. Police went to the home and found no physical violence had occurred and warned him of the consequences of his behavior.

– A Juniper Drive man reported at 10:14 a.m. Monday a gas truck was parked in front of his driveway and he had to leave for an appointment and he had asked the driver to move it but he refused. Police went to the area but the truck had already moved.

– Someone requested at 4:39 p.m. Monday police check on Jamie Booher. He was found walking home on state Route 46 and Union Street.

– Police and firefighters provided traffic control for a motor vehicle accident on state Route 14 near Springfield Road at 7:49 p.m. Monday.

– A woman reported at 8:31 p.m. Monday a man just left her home on state Route 344 in Leetonia and was driving a blue Ford while intoxicated headed toward Columbiana. Police checked the area but did not see the vehicle.

– A woman requested at 9:56 p.m. Monday police checked her home on West Woodland Avenue as her ex-boyfriend threatened to go there and break in to get his things. Police checked the area but did not see the man.


– Tara McDole reported Sunday afternoon that Cory Marple was trying to start a fight with her boyfriend, Tyler Lykens, on the Lions Club Road side of the dam at Willow Grove Park. Police said they had spoken with Marple earlier, and he said he had been fishing alone the entire time. McDole and Lykens were told to call back should be there be any further problems.


– A woman reported at 3:19 p.m. Tuesday that she left her prepaid cell phone at a friend’s house on East Third Street to charge the battery and now the phone is gone. No names were provided.

– A Smith Center Apartments resident reported missing earlier in the afternoon Tuesday was found later in the afternoon at a home on East Seventh.

– Officers assisted Perry Township police at 11:36 a.m. Tuesday at a business on Salem Parkway West where they were aware of an active warrant for a male who worked at the business. The person was located and taken into custody. No names were provided

– A woman on East Eighth Street called at 9:54 a.m. Tuesday about the unauthorized use of her debit card on two different occasions totaling $30.95, with one charge for $29.95 and another for $1. No names were provided

– Police were called at 9:06 a.m. Tuesday to the area of Brooklyn and East Third for a small child reportedly unattended. The caller was watching the child on a sidewalk at Brooklyn and Cleveland. An officer knew the location of the child’s residence and spoke to an aunt who said the parents had left and somehow the 3-year-old got out. There were four other juveniles there. She was told to let the parents know that the next time, Children Services would be involved.

– Drug paraphernalia was reported found on the sidewalk near the rear wall of the Century home on East Pershing Street at 8:59 a.m. Tuesday. Police found contraband which included a teaspoon and one used syringe with a cap.

– Suspicious activity was reported at 2:54 a.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of Franklin where two juveniles said the next door neighbor jumped onto the roof of their house and had something in his hand that looked like a gun. Officers told the kids to go inside.

an argument and the husband said the wife grabbed him around the neck. She denied it, saying she only grabbed his shoulder after he threw barbecue chicken wings on the carpet in their living room. Both were told about the domestic violence laws. No names were provided

– Police were called at 8:22 p.m. Monday to the area of Union Avenue and East State Street for a report of occupants in a black vehicle using profane language over a loudspeaker. The vehicle was not found.

– A Salem woman reported at 5:41 p.m. Monday that she found a key scratch down the length of the driver’s side of her vehicle which was parked at Walmart. No names were provided

– A domestic dispute was reported at 5 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of East Euclid Street where a man said he was moving out and got into an argument with one of the other residents. They were told to stay away from each other. No names were provided

– A woman on Lexington Avenue reported a verbal dispute between her and her neighbor. She said the neighbor pushed her during an argument. Officers saw no marks or injuries on her. She only wanted a report on file and was told to avoid the neighbor. No names were provided

– Lee Miller, 22, of Howell Avenue, East Palestine, was cited for assured clear distance after he struck the rear of a car driven by Brenda Melott, 41, of Crestview Road, Leetonia, who had stopped for a red light on East State at 3:32 p.m. Monday.

– Erik Elrod, 38, of Pine Street, Leetonia, was cited for assured clear distance after he struck the rear of a vehicle driven by David Frantz, 51, of Duck Creek Road, who was stopping for traffic on East State at 3:19 p.m. Monday. Elrod told police his brakes went out.

– Police were called to the 400 block of East Euclid Street at 3:07 p.m. Monday for a neighbor dispute. The homeowner said the dispute started over her wanting two people to move out of her residence. She was told they would have to be evicted. All involved separated for the evening. No names were provided

– Lines were reported down in the 300 block of West Wilson Street at 2:34 p.m. Monday. They were determined to be cable lines and the cable company was contacted.

– Police were called at 1:29 p.m. Monday for a civil matter in the 1200 block of East Fourth Street where a woman said a moving company was there trying to pick up some items. Officers explained it was a civil matter and there was nothing they could do. No names were provided

– A man in the 200 block of South Lincoln Avenue reported at 1:07 p.m. Monday that juveniles who had been seen on his property over the weekend were now seen throwing rocks into the fenced area of his property. The kids denied it. No names were provided

– Danielle Heckathorn, 27, of 38093 Glasgow Road, Lisbon, was charged with theft for alleging shoplifting from Walmart.

– Police were called to the Smith Center apartments, 500 E. Fourth St., at 11 a.m. Monday for a tenant breaking the rules and being evicted. The officer noted it’s a civil matter, but stood by while the manager served the eviction papers.

– A woman in the 1000 block of Cleveland Street reported at 9:15 a.m. Monday that a male was making threats to her daughter and also making threats to burn down their house. No names were provided

– A business person in the 900 block of East State Street reported at 8:33 a.m. Monday that he recently planted two 4-foot decorative pine trees in the flower bed in front of the business and one of them was uprooted and stolen sometime over the weekend. No names were provided

Perry Township

– A resident in the 1800 block of South Lincoln Avenue reported at 2:24 a.m. Tuesday that a suspicious person was trying to gain access to the residence. She heard a noise on the front porch then noticed the door knob being turned. She turned on the outside porch light and heard someone running off the porch. No names were provided

– A resident in the 1100 block of Prospect Street at Salem Acres reported threats being made via telephone at 9:11 p.m. Monday. No names were provided

– A caller at 5:25 p.m. Monday reported a suspicious person walking around a vacant residence in the 1000 block of Liberty Street. The person was gone when police arrived. They found all doors and windows secure.

– A woman on West Pidgeon Road reported at 8:02 a.m. Monday that they’ve been having problems with a neighbor over boundary lines and said the neighbor continues to cross over onto their property without permission and is killing the grass and other plants along the property line. No names were provided

East Liverpool

– Dawn M. Talbert, no address listed, reported she allowed her stepfather to take her child to the store and when they were gone for quite awhile, feared he had taken the child to her mother’s, where she did not want him. She found them at her grandmother’s and told officers that, when she went to leave with her child, her mother tried to take her daughter and her grandmother attacked her. Talbert was advised to see the law director about filing charges.

– Officers responded to Erie Street for a possible domestic dispute, where Lisa Redman just wanted Tim Redman to leave, saying there was no violence. Mr. Redman agreed to go to his mother’s.

– Called to Bradshaw Avenue for an assault, officers reported finding Rebecca Ammon in the intersection of Walnut and East Sixth streets with injuries to her face, hand and shoulder, a broken cell phone and ignition key. She told them her ex-boyfriend, Morgan Cox had assaulted her. Cox was found with scratches on both sides of his neck, broken glasses and a torn shirt, and officers said they gave conflicting stories on who started the assault. They were advised to see the law director if they wanted to file charges.

**Dawn Rose, no address listed, reported her daughter was driving on Jennings Avenue when someone threw an object which cracked the windshield in Rose’s vehicle in several spots.

– Kaye W. Hayes, no address listed, reported losing her purse, which contained credit cards and her cell phone, possibly at the Hall China Company on Anna Street.

– Jennifer McComas, owner of the Town Tavern on Market Street, asked to have her son, Emmitt McComas, removed from the business, saying it is for sale and she did not want him disturbing anything.

– Catherine Santiago, Beechwood Street, reported her home entered and a television and iPad taken.

St. Clair Township

– Dan Lucas, Sidehill Road, called to have repo man Bruce Wylie removed, and officers reported Lucas was on the phone with the bank, attempting to make a payment when they arrived. Officers received an emergency call and had to leave, telling Lucas and Wylie it was a civil matter. They were called back to the Lucas residence a half hour later for an assault call, where Wylie said he was in the vehicle, attempting to remove it when Lucas and his son got inside with him and began hitting and kicking him. Wylie told officers he had to use pepper spray on them. Lucas told officers Wylie sprayed them for no reason and no assault took place. They were both advised to see the law director if they wanted to file charges.

– The theft of boat parts was reported from the lot behind the Splish Splash Laundromat on Calcutta-Smith Ferry Road.


– At 8 p.m. June 1, police were called to a 10th Street residence for an altercation between Paul Danials and his stepson, Austin Jackson. Both claimed the other had started it, though neither wished to press charges. There were no visible marks on either man. Danials agreed to leave the home for the evening.

– Pamela Halfhill, Independence Square, reported that between 10 p.m. May 28 and 8:30 a.m. May 29 her 2001 Chrysler sedan was keyed.


– Firefighters were called at 8:34 p.m. Monday to Essex of Salem III, 230 Continental Drive, where there was a fire alarm activation. They found a pipe had burst on the dry sprinkler system. The maintenance person arrived and shut down the system until repairs can be made.