County Sheriff

— Austin Frankenstein, Chain School Road, East Palestine, reported at 10:52 a.m. Thursday he has an X-box account through Microsoft and was playing a game online with someone, who got upset when Frankenstein won the game. The person claimed they had the I.P. address of Frankenstein’s machine and were going to hack his account. He was concerned because his bank account and credit card information are connected to his account. He contacted Microsoft and Xfinity, but they reported told him there was nothing they can do. Deputies told him to close his present accounts, start new ones and monitor his credit rating and accounts for unauthorized transactions.

— Heather Bozoti, Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, reported at 10:16 p.m. Wednesday sometime overnight someone keyed the trunk of her vehicle while it was parked in her driveway. At 2:52 p.m. Thursday Bozoti reported sometime overnight someone tore a magnet off her vehicle, tore it up and threw it on the ground while she was parked in her driveway.

— A private property accident was reported at Envelope One, state Route 344, Fairfield Township, at 3:52 p.m. Thursday. Kenneth Douglass, no address listed, reported his trailer was loaded and he went to pull out of the loading docks when the hinges of the trailer door broke and his trailer door struck another truck sitting at the loading docks. The cab of the other truck was damaged.

–Larry Stuckey, Buck Road, Salem, reported at 9:23 a.m. Thursday someone entered his unlocked 2003 Jeep Wrangler overnight, taking a large black backpack containing various mechanic’s tools.

— Chris Page, an employee at Threshold Residential Services, U.S. Route 30, Lisbon, reported at 4:18 p.m. Wednesday, they had caught an employee stealing about 20 Tide Detergent Pods from the facility.

— Kevin Gregory, East Lake Road, in Guilford Lake reported at 8:26 a.m. Thursday he and Jaron Stull just moved in with Stull’s mother, Robin Martin. There was an argument, and Gregory somehow cut his fingers on his right hand. Stull left before deputies arrived. Gregory said he just wanted to get his belongings from inside the house and leave. Martin told deputies Gregory and Stull argued that morning and Gregory hit Stull. She allowed him to get his things, and he waited down the street for his ride.


— Tyler M. Hayes, 24, Lisbon, was cited with driving under suspension following a traffic stop at 10:37 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of West Park Avenue and North Pearl Street. The Bureau of Motor Vehicles had a confiscation order for his vehicle’s registration. The plates were confiscated, and the vehicle was impounded at Ed Geary’s Towing.

— Ryan Stewart, Aberdee Court, reported at 5:52 p.m. Thursday someone may have broken into his residence. Police checked the home, but did not find anyone inside. Stewart did not immediately find anything missing.

— A woman turned in a phone found at PNC in the parking lot on South Main Street at 5:18 p.m. Thursday.

— A woman asked police to assist her in going to a business on state Route 46 to retrieve property she left there.

— Police checked on a TV at Cashland at 3:14 p.m. Thursday after there were concerns it was possibly a stolen TV. There were no reports found indicating the TV had been stolen.

— A woman spoke to police at 12:24 p.m. Thursday about a dog defecting on the sidewalk in the 300 block of South Main Street, and its owner not picking up after it.

— A concerned citizen reported a man going door to door, possibly soliciting at 12:09 p.m. Thursday. Police contacted the man, who had the proper permit needed to solicit.

— Richard Scott, 70, Columbiana, reported at 11:40 a.m. Thursday someone stole $10 from his room as he was staying at the Parkside Nursing Facility. The $10 was found by someone who turned it in after finding it in the laundry.

East Palestine

— After police noticed trash in the front yard at a South Street home at 8:20 p.m. Monday, a zoning violation notice was sent.

— A domestic dispute was reported at a West Street home at 2:03 p.m. Friday. Richard R. Rust, 60, was charged with domestic violence for allegedly harming Terry L. Jackson.

— A child at the park told police another child offered him marijuana at 12:17 p.m. Tuesday. Police spoke to the 15-year-old boy alleged responsible and found him to have a small amount of marijuana. The boy, who was from New Brighton, Pa., was banned from the village park for a year, and the matter was turned over to the Columbiana County Juvenile Court for charges.

–A disturbance was reported at 6:07 p.m. Wednesday at a West Clark Street home. Police warned everyone involved that if there were any further problems, disorderly conduct charges would most likely be the result.

— After police noticed high grass in the backyard of a West Martin Street home on Monday, a zoning violation notice was sent.

— A zoning violation notices were sent after police found very high weeds in the median at one Park Avenue address and other high grass at another Park Avenue property on Monday evening.

— An 8:08 p.m. Monday someone reported a dumpster had been in front of a Garfield Avenue address for several months. A zoning violation notice was sent to have the dumpster removed.

St. Clair Township

— Shawn R. Boyd, Amsterdam, Ohio, was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a three-vehicle accident Thursday on St. Clair Avenue. Vehicles operated by Jessica L. Deem, County Airport Road, East Liverpool, and Donna M. Sorge, McCoy Avenue, East Liverpool, both were stopped in southbound traffic when Boyd’s vehicle struck Sorge’s from behind, which then struck the rear of Deem’s vehicle. Boyd reportedly told officers he had his head down and upon looking up he observed traffic had stopped in front of him and he was not able to stop before striking the Sorge vehicle.


— A Sebring resident reported on station at 4:24 p.m. Thursday that her daughter had posted on social media a message asking for a mini-fridge for college, to which a man from the 100 block of Jennings Avenue invited her several times to pick one up. She said the man ceased contact with her daughter after finding out she would be accompanied by someone else and that she did not want the man contacting her daughter again. Officers were unable to make contact with the man.

–Officers responded to a North Broadway Avenue bank at 5:06 p.m. Thursday in reference to a possibly intoxicated man in the lobby. They found the incoherent man relaxing in a chair and sweating profusely. He was unable to answer questions and was eventually transported by ambulance to the hospital.

–A woman reported on station at 5:49 p.m. Thursday that a man she knows in Antwerp, Ohio, has an active warrant for his arrest out of the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office. She said she advised him to turn himself in, but that he is on the run, so she ceased contact with him and wanted it on file due to her career.

— Officers responded to the 1500 block of East State Street at 7:29 p.m. Thursday in reference to an intoxicated man on foot who had stepped off the curb and was almost struck by a vehicle. They found man, identified as Jonathen J. Abbott, 30, East State Street, to be highly intoxicated and in possession of an open container of alcohol. He was charged with an open container citation and given a courtesy ride to home down the street.

— Zachary J. Sabol, 24, Franklin Avenue, was arrested on an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office for burglary after officers responded to his home at 9:34 p.m. Thursday where he had allegedly left two juveniles at home alone. He said he had locked the doors so he could go to the store and was not away for very long.

— Officers responded to the 500 block of East Third Street at 10:46 p.m. Thursday in reference to a reported rape that allegedly occurred in the 100 block of East Fifth Street. The victim was transported to the hospital and the matter is under investigation.

— Stephen L. Kness, 55, Woodworth Road, New Springfield, was charged with operating a vehicle intoxicated and speeding following a traffic stop at East State Street and North Broadway Avenue at midnight Friday.

— An officer responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked at the stop sign at New Garden Avenue and Arch Street at 12:23 a.m. Friday in which someone was possibly conducting drug activity. The officer was unable to find the vehicle.

— Bobbi Sue Crookston, 28, Boardman, was arrested on an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office for failure to appear after a man brought her to the station at 3:24 a.m. Friday and said she was highly intoxicated and asked to be taken to the police station in fear of her life.

— Officers responded to a Columbia Street home at 3:37 a.m. Friday in reference to an assault and found a victim with visible injuries. The victim was transported by ambulance to the hospital and the matter is under investigation.

— Officers responded to a the 1100 block of East Third Street in reference to a suicidal female. She was voluntarily transported to the hospital for evaluation.