County Sheriff

— Patricia Shattuck, Hubbard, reported at 10:21 a.m. Monday she was at her granddaughter’s volleyball tournament at Crestview High School. After the games, Shattuck said she saw the coach, Emily Delores, yelling at the team. Shattuck said something to the coach as she was walking out and believed the coach then addressed her in an aggressive and inappropriate manner. She went outside, thought about it and returned to tell the coach she felt her behavior was unacceptable. Then another woman, Heidi Flynn, came up to her outside and asked why she made her friend, Delores, cry. Flynn reached out in an aggressive manner and put her hand on Shattuck’s shoulder as if she was attempting to turn her around. The matter is going to be addressed with leaders of the Steel Valley Volleyball team, but she wanted a police report on file. Flynn told deputies she was trying to settle things down and attempted to give Shattuck a hug.

— Deputies went to a home on Winona Road for an unruly child at 8:38 p.m. Monday and spoke to the mother about how to file unruly charges through the juvenile prosecutors office.

— An Applegate Road, Center Township, woman reported at 1:46 p.m. Thursday she received a phone call a few days ago for someone calling himself Ralph from Global Tech Resolve. He claimed the company is having some issues and owe her $300. Then the next days he called back and said he made a mistake and deposited $1,000 too much into her account. He wanted her to buy to $500 gift cards at Walmart and call him with the numbers off the cards. Then she got a call from someone named Fred who said there was an issue with one of the cards and he needed her to buy another card. She did not buy any more cards, changed her bank account and filed a sheriff’s report. She had never given them her bank account information, but had given them access to her computer.


–Douglas King reported at 12:07 p.m. Friday a Huntington Bank employee told him someone in an older red van had backed into his vehicle and left. Witnesses were able to obtain a partial plate for police.

–Chad E. Brewer, 36, was cited for public intoxication after he was found sleeping on a front porch at 221 E. Lincoln Way at 2:58 a.m. Sunday. Brewer said he was at Shenanigan’s Pub and his friends ditched him and he was just trying to sleep it off. Brewer said he lived in Salem and asked police to find him a taxi, but none could be found at the hour that he could afford. Brewer then had police call his cousin in Lisbon, and she came to the police station to get him.

–Police went to the home of Gary Sisley, Lee Avenue, at 2 p.m. Monday after he failed to show up for a court hearing on charges of stealing his neighbor’s newspaper and mailed packages from their property, which was captured by surveillance camera. Sisley seemed very confused and was having trouble remembering things, such as the name of the president. Police decided to call for an ambulance to have him taken to a local hospital for examination, and his daughter was advised of the decision.

–David Hause, North Market Street, reported Monday his rent money and a debit card were missing from his apartment.

–Jason F. Naylor, 32, of Salem, was cited for misdemeanor charges of marijuana possession and possession drug paraphernalia, along with a loud exhaust violation, following a traffic stop on North Market Street at 6 p.m. Thursday. After Naylor gave police permission to search they found suspected marijuana cigarettes on him and empty Swisher Sweet Blunt Wraps throughout the vehicle. Naylor advised police there might be a metal marijuana grinder in the vehicle, and the officers located a grinder inside the center console. Also located in the console were two rolling paper packs used to roll marijuana cigarettes.

East Liverpool

–Todd A. Hawthorne, 36, of West Fourth Street, was charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession following a traffic stop in the 2000 block of Lisbon Street at 8:54 p.m. Friday. Hawthorne was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Andrew Hager. After police determined there was an arrest warrant for Hawthorne, he admitted to having marijuana in his front pocket. While police searched Hawthorne for other contraband they found a cigarette package containing suspected drugs, which he later said was cocaine. Hager was cited for a marked lanes violation and having a license plate bracket that obscured his registration stickers, which he removed. Hager said he swerved to miss a pothole, and police told him to slow down the next time.

–Haley M. Moore, Maine Boulevard, reported at 12:07 a.m. Friday coming home to find a bedroom window screen had been cut, but it did not appear anyone made it inside. She was told to call back if anything was missing.

–Police responded to a domestic dispute on Reynolds Street at 4:45 a.m. Friday. Maroda R. Dobritz reported no threats or assaults occurred and that she only wanted Charles Wilke to leave, which he had done by the time police arrived. Wilke was located by police and told not to return.

–Alyssa D. Evans was cited for driving without a license following a traffic stop on Bradshaw Avenue at 10:35 p.m. Friday.

–Police were twice called to Scotty’s Bar early Saturday morning. At 2:02 a.m., a bartender called due to an unidentified drunk and belligerent patron, who was asked by police to leave, which he did. At 2:24 a.m., police were called back to the bar in regard to a patron, Eric Hebb, making threats. Police gave Hebb a ride to his mother’s apartment on West Sixth Street.

–Cody A. Lawson was cited for driving with expired plates following a traffic stop on Walnut Street at 12:03 a.m. Saturday. Lawson said he was unaware his plates had expired in January.

–Karina Martinez, Chester Avenue, reported Friday the dog she purchased with her ex-boyfriend was missing and she feared for the dog’s safety. Police were unable to locate the canine or the ex-boyfriend.


— An officer on patrol at 2:45 a.m. Tuesday saw a male slumped over in the driver’s seat of a vehicle parked in the Walmart parking lot and made contact to make sure he didn’t need medical attention. He was ok, traveling from Virginia.

— A suspicious person complaint was reported at 12:31 a.m. Tuesday by a woman on Rose Avenue who thought she heard someone knock on her door. Officers checked the area and all was fine.

— Juventino Ajanel Sico, 38, of 1158 Cleveland St., was cited for operating a vehicle under the influence, failure to reinstate and open container after a traffic stop at 12:15 a.m. Tuesday on West State Street. An officer noticed the vehicle due to some of the driver’s actions. The vehicle had pulled into a closed business for a few seconds then left again and pulled to the rear of another closed business, then exited the vehicle and tried to open the door. The driver was found to be under the influence after some field sobriety tests. When the vehicle was being searched due to probable cause, multiple open containers of alcohol were discovered. The driver was given a courtesy ride home.

— Police responded at 9:16 p.m. Monday to Walgreens, 2124 E. State St., regarding suspicious activity. A woman advised witnessing a female taking items off the shelf and placing them into her coat. While locating the people in the store, officers observed the female placing the items back onto the shelf. Officers searched her belongings and found no other items on her. A male was searched with his consent with no stolen items located. The store manager did not want to press charges, but did not want the female back in the store. She was told.

— Police were dispatched at 8:30 p.m. Monday to Holiday Inn Express, North Cunningham Road, regarding a distraught person. The hotel clerk reported a person was threatened by someone outside in the parking lot over a parking issue and the person entered the hotel very upset and made a comment about going to get his gun. The parking issue was that there was no parking spot available so the person decided to park his truck in the loading/unloading area near the door. Officers made contact with the person who denied making comments about a firearm and was asked to move his truck, due to him telling the clerk he would not move it. He moved the truck to an open parking space.

— David McVay, 61, of South Lincoln Avenue, was cited for possession of marijuana, a minor misdemeanor, after police were called at 8:07 p.m. Monday for possible drug activity in the 1100 block of South Lincoln Avenue. Officers saw a male on foot speaking with someone who was stopped in a vehicle on South Lincoln Avenue. Officers stopped the male, who was going to the residence in question and was told the complaint. He advised he was in possession of marijuana when asked if there was anything illegal on him. Others in the residence were also told about the complaint.

— A possible scam was reported at 8:05 p.m. Monday in the 1200 block of Eastview Drive where a woman said she gave someone remote access to her computer and they were asking for her personal information and bank information. She was told it seemed like a scam and to contact her bank.

— A disturbed person was reported at 4:13 p.m. Monday in the area of Sparkle Market, 423 S. Lundy Ave., where officers found a male who appeared to be confused and unable to answer basic questions. Damascus Fire transported the male to Salem Regional Medical Center for evaluation.

— Police and fire department personnel responded at 4:10 p.m. Monday to the 2500 block of Lexington Avenue for a suspicious odor coming from a residence. No odor was detected inside the residence. The tenant was told to call back if the odor returns.

— A single car accident was reported at 2:20 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of Pennsylvania Avenue involving a car in the creek. Upon arrival, the driver was found sitting on the guardrail after removing himself from the vehicle before officers arrived. The car, a 2008 Ford Focus, was located in the creek on its driver’s side. The fire department arrived and the driver declined treatment. Davidson’s and Sinsley’s towing arrived to remove the vehicle from the creek. The driver, Danny Shultz, 21, of Cliff Drive, was cited for failure to control. Hazardous material containment materials were requested to contain a gasoline spill in the water. The fire department placed booms and pads in the creek to contain the spilled material. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Columbiana County Emergency Management Agency and Local Emergency Planning Committee were advised.

— Police were called at 12:39 p.m. Monday to the 1000 block of Cleveland Street for a welfare check. The female at the residence appeared to be acting normal and said she did not want to harm herself or anyone else. Police were called back to the residence at 1:07 p.m. for an unwanted person. The female’s daughter said her mother was not thinking rationally and needed to go to the hospital. She had already called an ambulance. Officers spoke to the female of concern who appeared to be acting normal. Officers explained several times to the daughter that police could not force someone to go to the hospital unless certain criteria were met, which in this matter they were not. EMT arrived and advised the female appeared ok.

— A husband and wife reported telecommunications harassment at 12:17 p.m. Monday from the husband’s ex-wife. They have communications regarding child custody, however, an officer saw text messages that were harassing and had nothing to do with child custody. The officer was also told the wife sometimes feels like the ex-wife is following them or spying on them, including a recent event at Giant Eagle. She sent them a photo of their vehicle and asked why it was at a certain location. An officer made contact with the ex-wife and explained to her that telecommunications harassment charges could result if the problem persists. She was also told the elements of menacing by stalking. She understood and said she would cease any texts dealing with custody issues. She also asked if she could file a complaint for them harassing and following her. The officer advised all parties to stop the harassing texts and to stop following each other around.

— Police were called at noon Monday to Quality Trailer, 1664 Salem Parkway West, where it was reported that sometime overnight on Saturday, a male entered the building through a window and took a large sum of money. The incident is under investigation.

— A reckless driver was reported turning into the lot at Circle K East, 1125 E. State St., at 11:37 a.m. Monday, but was not found.

— A reckless blue station wagon was reported northbound heading into the city at 5:52 a.m. Monday, but was not found the length of South Lincoln Avenue.