Police

County Sheriff

— A Bolivar Road, Yellow Creek Township, grandmother reported at 1:30 p.m. Saturday a child was threatened by another child.

— A Lake Street, Knox Township resident reported an harassment incident at 2:05 p.m. Saturday.

— A Wells Hollow Road, Yellow Creek Township, resident reported a vandalism incident at 2:32 p.m. Saturday.

— Roberta M. Moats, U.S. Route 30, Hanover Township, reported at 3:46 p.m. Saturday there are ATVs and dirt bikes trespassing on her property.

— Deputies checked Lincoln Avenue, East Liverpool, at 7:13 p.m. Saturday for a suspicious person reported in the area, but did not locate them.

— A loud explosion was reported in the area of Glasgow Road, Madison Township, at 11:05 p.m. Saturday. Deputies checked the area, but did not find anything that indicated there had been an explosion.

— A possible domestic incident was reported at the home of Christian and Shannon Pearson, 16 School Road, Yellow Creek Township, at 11:21 p.m. April 8. He told deputies they are going through a divorce and she became upset when he attempted to serve her with the divorce papers. She told deputies he had pulled her hair while they were arguing after it escalated. She did not want to file charges, but wanted him to know she did not want to fight anymore.

— Aaron R. Mercer, Hartley Road, Butler Township, reported at 3:39 p.m. Saturday a dark blue truck drove by his home and the passenger threw a beer bottle out the window. It shattered in Mercer’s driveway.

— Vicki D. Knizat, Whinnery Road, Butler Township, reported at 12:44 a.m. Saturday there were people on her front porch rattling the door handle. Deputies checked the area, but did not locate anyone.

Highway Patrol

— Gregory C. Andrews, 27, Sprucevale Road, Rogers, was northbound on Sprucevale Road in Middleton Township at 9:20 p.m. Wednesday, while Shane R. Graves, 40, Franklin, Tenn., was westbound on Clarkson Road and failed to stop at the stop sign. Andrews struck the side of the pickup, owned by Brock Industrial LLC of Joliet, Ill. and driven by Graves. Andrews was listed with possible injuries, but refused treatment at the scene, and Graves was cited with failure to yield.

— William A. Jessop, 45, South Main Street, Columbiana, was taken by Damascus EMS to the Salem Regional Medical Center with minor injuries after he went off the east side of Valley Road in Butler Township, striking a ditch and a utility pole before overturning at 1 p.m. Tuesday. Jessop was driving an International truck owned by Heartland Industries LLC of Salem and said he reached over for a water bottle when the accident occurred. He was cited with failure to control.

— Darrick Ogg, 21, Neeld Road, East Palestine, was northbound on Millrock Road, Unity Township, at 7 a.m. Tuesday, when he drove off the right side of the road, struck culvert and became stuck in a ditch. Ogg said he swerved to miss a dog in the road. He was cited with failure to control and expired license.

— Ashley Emmerling, 31, Grimms Bridge Road, East Liverpool, was following Nichole Bahen, 25, St. Clair Avenue, East Liverpool, southbound on state Route 7 in Middleton Township at 2:45 p.m. April 8. Both vehicles were stopped in traffic, but Emmerling let off the brake and struck the back of Bahen’s vehicle. Both Bahen and her passenger Lisa Jenkins, 55, Steubenville Pike, Hammondsville, were transported by New Waterford EMS with suspected minor injuries.

— Brandy Lynn Ghrist, 44, Monroeville Heights, Salineville, was westbound on state Route 39 in Yellow Creek Township at 4:19 p.m. April 7 and began to slow down to make a right turn. A motorcycle behind her driven by Robert B. Owens, 44, Commerce Street, Wellsville, failed to stop in time and struck Ghrist’s Chevrolet HHR from behind. Owens and his passenger, Elizabeth Roberts, 36, state Route 39, Salineville, were transported by Lifeteam to East Liverpool City Hospital. Roberts had suspected minor injuries and Owens had suspected serious injuries. Ghrist and here passenger, Teresa Ann Brown, 52, Etruria Street, East Liverpool, were also listed with minor or suspected injuries respectively, but neither were treated at the scene. Owens was cited with assured clear distance.

— Amy L. Ward, 49, Beaver Falls, Pa., was southbound on state Route 170 in Unity Township at 2:14 p.m. April 7, when she struck and killed a deer entering the roadway.

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