County Sheriff

— Trish Adkins, Buckeye Road, Lisbon, reported at 8:17 a.m. Monday someone drove a vehicle off of East Liverpool Road and onto the lawn of the Wildwood Acres Campgrounds. The vehicle struck and demolished two signs. One was mounted on four-by-fours and the other was a lighted sign mounted on a pole. The damage was estimated at about $700.

— Ira Sullivan, state Route 164, Salineville, reported at 2:39 p.m. Wednesday someone made charges on his BP Visa card and his Walmart card over the past several months, but he just learned of it. He believes it could be two of his teenage children. When he told them there was video at several of the stores where the charges were made and he was going there on Wednesday to check about the video, the two teens left home, leaving behind a note saying they were sorry and he had caught them. He filled out a missing persons report for the two teenagers, and he was told how to go to Juvenile Court to file unruly charges on the teens.

— Doug Freed, state Route 14, East Palestine, reported Todd Guy showed up on his property and threatened him with a baseball bat. Guy told deputies he went to Freed’s house to talk to him about causing damage to his yard, and when he got there, Freed was holding a shotgun. Both men declined to fill out a statement and said there would be no more problems.

— Bill Lipscomb, Fife Coal Road, Wellsville, reported at 3:55 p.m. Friday someone in a white Chevy Traverse stopped in front of his home and dumped trash on the side of the road. Lipscomb provided a license plate number, but the number did not match the vehicle.

— Someone wanted people removed from a home on West Main Street, Salem, at 5:44 a.m. Sunday. While deputies were on the way there, the people they wanted removed called to say the resident was threatening them with a weapon. When deputies arrived, the people were outside across the street sitting in a cab. Deputies talked to the two people, who were out of state and both decided not to pursue charges. They left. Deputies were unable to make contact with the person who initially called asking for the two people to be removed.

–Jennifer Hogue, South Sawburg, Alliance, reported an assault at a Buck Road location at 11:34 p.m. Saturday. Jeremy Wallace reported he was assaulted by Jerry Carter while he was there. Carter had left before deputies arrived, and Wallace did not wish to file charges.

— Nick Richardson, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported at 3:20 a.m. Sunday someone drove by his home and fire two or three shots. He did not know who and he did not see the vehicle. One round came through the glass near the front door and ended up in the hallway closet.


–Police responded to a report of a man trying to start a fight at the Steel Trolley Diner at 12:18 a.m. Monday. Police spoke to the staff there and were told the person who was trying to start the fight had left.

–A mentally handicapped person in town approached police at 3:46 a.m. Monday to say a friend stopped over to visit and then asked if he could watch while he pleasured himself. Police told him to cut off contact to the other person, and police then spoke to the other man who said he went over there to use his cellphone and then he cleaned up all of the cat feces in the house. Police advised him to stay away from the caller.

–Tracy Evans, East Chestnut Street, reported there were suspicious youths outside the house at 11:47 p.m. March 3. Police checked the area but did not see anyone around.

–Police responded to a report of a Kendall House resident acting violent at 9:07 p.m. Saturday. The resident was claiming to hear voices when she tried to assault a resident manager and began threatening others. The resident was transported to a local hospital, which released her because there was nothing wrong with her. When the woman returned she agreed to be transported to another local hospital to perform a mental evaluation. Police had been called to the Kendall House the day before at 8:49 p.m. in regard to the same resident being belligerent.

–Police responded to a reported disturbance at Shenanigan’s Pub at 10:09 p.m. Friday but the staff said everything was fine. The anonymous call had come from a blocked number.

–Robbie Hunt, state Route 45, Lisbon, was turning around in the Family Recovery Center parking lot at 5:26 p.m. Thursday when he struck a parked vehicle belonging to Alan Parson.

–Judy Laber, North Elm Street, Columbiana, reportedly struck a vehicle belonging to the county Veterans Services Commission in the VSC parking lot at 8:30 a.m. Friday.

East Palestine

— Brenda Keagy, address not listed, reported at 11:45 p.m. Saturday the rear windshield of her vehicle was smashed out while it was parked at the Eagles Club on East Taggart Street the night before. The matter is under investigation.

— Michael Mattice, address not listed, reported at 7:31 p.m. Friday his daughter was not at the pick up spot after school. He believed she was out with friends, but she did not tell him or her mother of her whereabouts. Police found the girl at a friend’s house, and she was returned to her father’s home. The matter is being forwarded to the county juvenile court.

— Tyler Scott Coe, 20, state Route 170, was arrested for felonious assault at 7 p.m. Friday and taken to the county jail after police responded to an EMS call at the home in which a woman was having trouble breathing. Coe told police that he and the woman, his girlfriend, had been arguing, and she would not let him leave the home by means of blocking the door. He began strangling her, which caused her to become unconscious.

— Police were called to the area of Carbon Hill and Latta roads at 6 p.m. Friday for a report of a rabid raccoon. Police put the animal down.

East Liverpool

— Officers responded at 9:20 a.m. Monday to East Fourth Street for reports of a woman slumped over the wheel of her car, where they knocked on the truck window, awakening Chelsea Madison, no age or address listed. She said she was just tired and pulled over to rest. Officers cleared without incident.

— Don Talbert, Sugar Street, reported that while he was incarcerated, someone entered his home and took an assorted amount of tools he valued at $600.

— A caller reported Saturday a friend had cut her wrists with a broken piece of glass while having a “bad night,” and she was transported to the hospital by Lifeteam ambulance.

— Larry L. Davis, North Shadylane, reported an unknown person tried to cash checks on his bank account but was unsuccessful, and Davis closed the account.

— An Avondale Street woman not identified in reports said someone has been pulling a truck into the back yard, squatting and defecating in the yard. She gave a license plate number that returned to a Salineville person. She was advised to call police if the person returns.

— Megan L. Tomlin, Wilbert Avenue, reported she allowed a person known to her stay at her apartment overnight and the person stole an Amazon tablet and medication.

— Kathryn M. Renner, McKinnon Avenue, reported receiving harassing unwanted calls at home and work from her ex-boyfriend. She told police she intends to speak with the law director about the issue.

— While walking to the store on Holliday Street, a man unidentified in reports said a man wearing a do-rag asked him for money. When told he had no money, the man said, “Let me check,” and the victim ran to the store, reporting the incident 30 minutes later to police. Officers checked the area with no contact with the man.

Liverpool Township

— Officers were notified by East Liverpool police of a traffic accident on Valley Avenue, where a city officer passed a Ford Ranger on Pennsylvania Avenue about which some reports had been received. He followed it to Valley Avenue, in the township, where it went off the roadway, into a ditch, crashing head-on into a parked truck. The driver, Warren H. Garwood, 27, Michigan Avenue, reportedly tried to flee on foot and was apprehended by the city police officer, who placed him in his cruiser. There, Garwood reportedly began smashing his hands, head and feet against the doors and screaming. When the township officer arrived, he placed Garwood in his cruiser, where he reportedly admitted to drinking a few drinks and began continuously beating his head against the rear window. He was cited by the township officer for OVI and failure to control.

St. Clair Township

— Brandon J. Ward, 35, no address listed, reported fraud on his Paypal account.

— Jennifer E. Jackson, state Route 170, reported a 2006 green and black Suzuki four-wheeler stolen from the patio. She said a family friend had asked about the four-wheeler prior to it being stolen.

— Jennifer L. Ludwig, 41, Old Fredericktown Road, was southbound in the turning lane to Sheetz in Calcutta when her vehicle was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by Justin D. Chambers, 27, Industry, Pa., also southbound. No injuries or citations were reported.


— Police responded at 5:09 a.m. Monday to the 400 block of West Wilson Street for a motion alarm. The exterior was secure.

— Domingo Vicente Calel, 31, of 509 Columbia St., was charged with no license, left of center and operating a vehicle under the influence after a traffic stop at 1:39 a.m. Monday on Columbia Street and South Lincoln Avenue. A translator was called to the scene due to a language barrier and the vehicle was towed. Calel was issued his paperwork at the station and picked up by a friend.

— An officer responded early Monday, around midnight, to the area of South Ellsworth Avenue near Aetna Street to assist Perry Township Police with a traffic stop. The officer assisted with the driver and passenger of the vehicle.

— Police were called at 10:23 p.m. Sunday to the 100 block of East Fourth Street for a domestic disturbance and determined a husband and wife had an argument and the wife feared the husband might become violent due to being intoxicated. She and the three children left the residence to wait in a vehicle until officers arrived. There was a language barrier and an interpreter was summonded to the scene. No threats or physical violence occurred, however the husband reportedly damaged the doors to a wooden media center in the living room after becoming angry. The wife and children made arrangements to stay somewhere else for the evening. The man was advised of the domestic violence laws, possible consequences and to stay at the residence due to being intoxicated.

— Police responded to the 2200 block of East State Street at 9:59 p.m. Sunday for a report of runaway juveniles who were reported missing from Goshen Township the previous day. Officers arrived and located the females. They were transported to the Salem police station where they were later picked up by a guardian. At 8:09 p.m., police had been called to a business in the 2300 block of East State Street for two missing juveniles from a local group home and they had already left. Police had received another call earlier at 12:46 p.m. Sunday to check the 1700 block of East State Street for the two females who ran away from a group home in Goshen Township.

— Police responded at 8:29 p.m. Sunday to the 200 block of Vine Avenue for a report of possible menacing. Information was gathered.

— An officer on patrol at 7:47 p.m. Sunday saw a vehicle stopped on Rose with four-way hazard lights on while dropping off a passenger and then left. A routine registration check showed an order from the Bureau of Motor Vehicles to confiscate the dealer plate. Police made contact with the vehicle owner in the 200 block of East Second Street. The plate was confiscated per the BMV order. The officer followed while the owner went back to a residence on Cleveland Street so the vehicle did not have to be left in a parking lot.