County Sheriff

— A domestic dispute was reported at a home on Dyke Road, Rogers, at 7:20 a.m. Thursday. Deputies responded to Cowan’s Market in Rogers and the home, where they found a witness who was in the house with the children. The witness said Cortni Rankin, 26, had been out doing drugs all night and when she came home she and her live-in boyfriend, Scott Bratt, argued. Rankin wanted to leave, but Bratt held her arms and attempted to keep her there. After deputies left, Rankin called dispatchers to state she would be at Cowan’s Market in a few minutes. Deputies met her there and she told them she just wants Bratt to leave her alone and get his belongings out of the house. She did not want to pursue charges, but was considering a temporary protection order.

— Deputies went to Hartley Road at 6:02 p.m. Wednesday following a report of suspicious activity. No vehicles were located matching the description given.

— Deputies were asked to check on Anette Reitz, Miller Road, Leetonia, at 2:14 p.m. Tuesday at the request of her sister, Beth Reitz. They had been texting her sister and had a misunderstanding. Anette Reitz told deputies she was fine and believed her sister misunderstood when she asked her to tell the children good-bye for her, because she was not going to be seeing them before she went to Florida.

— Items were reported stolen from a garage and vehicle parked in the garage at a Case Road, Beloit, home. Deputies spoke with Ron Crowe and Cherie Syppko at 7:50 a.m. Tuesday. They stated overnight they heard a loud vehicle going up and down the road and at about 7:15 a.m. they found several items missing from the garage and Syppko’s truck had been ransacked. Her purse with her identification, cash and prescription medications was taken. Crowe had five rifles missing from the back of the garage.

— Grace Huber, Miller Road, Lisbon, reported at 10:33 a.m. Tuesday she found a man lying face down in the lawn at a neighbor’s home. Deputies found the man had died, apparently of natural causes. His next of kin were notified and his body was transported to the Eells-Leggett Funeral Home.

— Amanda Bailey, Lisbon, went to see legal aid about getting a temporary protection order against her ex, Matthew Thompson, at 12:04 p.m. Wednesday. Bailey stated Thompson continuously attempts to contact her by phone or through friends and family. He wants her to move back in, but she stated she filed numerous complaints in Beaver Township about him mistreating her in the past.

— Inmates were reported throwing things around and hitting the windows with a microwave oven at the county jail at 1:03 p.m. Wednesday. Two inmates in the maximum security section of the jail were reportedly upset because one, Chris Wallace, felt he needed medical treatment for a neck injury from earlier and the other, Robert Barrett, was upset because he believed jail staff would do nothing about it. Wallace told deputies he banged his head against a window for two hours, but the jail staff just watched and recorded the incident, while the warden laughed. Deputies spoke to them and Wallace threatened he would just walk up to the second floor balcony an jump off, not caring if he died or not. Wallace was transmitted to an emergency room.


— Peyton M. Adams, 23, Foundry Hill Road, Hanoverton, was cited for public intoxication after she was found sitting on someone’s porch on Maple Street about 4 a.m. Thursday.


— A Fairfield Avenue man reported at 3:51 p.m. Wednesday someone tried to apply for a banking account and a credit card in his name.


— On Wednesday, July 12, a resident reported while attending a meeting at the Salineville American Legion, someone kicked the passenger side fender of her vehicle, damaging it. The matter is under investigation.

— Malinda Everhart, no address listed, reported at 3:10 p.m. Wednesday while she was driving westbound on East Main Street, she sideswiped a parked unoccupied vehicle on the roadway. There were no injuries, but there was property damage.

— A Main Street resident reported on Thursday she found a cocktail of prescription medications left in her front yard overnight. The drugs were sealed into the shopping bag and placed into evidence.

St. Clair Township

— Brenda Durk, Sprucevale Road, reported her ex-husband picked up their daughter for his regular visitation and ran over two solar lights as he left at a high rate of speed.

— William B. James, Wyoming Avenue, reported being harassed by his soon-to-be ex-wife.

— Hannah Tran at VIP Hair and Nails on state Route 170 reported a woman she knows told her to “pay up now” or she would destroy her business. No other details were reported.


— A Merle Road resident reported on station at 4:20 p.m. Wednesday that her daughter’s boyfriend had taken their child without permission. The daughter located the boyfriend at a relative’s home and they were advised to contact the local law enforcement if a problem occurred at that location.

— Marcie S. Conley, 35, West Perry Street, Salem, was cited for dog at large after an officer responded to the 800 block of West Perry Street at 6:10 p.m. Wednesday where a neighbor reported her dog had approached her in an aggressive manner. The dog also reportedly was in the roadway and other neighboring yards.

— Jason Naylor, 31, 2436 Lexington Ave. Apt. A, Salem, was charged with domestic violence after officers responded to the 100 block of East Fifth Street where he admitted assaulting his seven-month pregnant girlfriend, who had visible marks on her body. The girlfriend declined medical attention.

— An officer responded to the railroad tracks on West Pershing Street at 7:23 p.m. Wednesday in reference to juveniles walking on the tracks. The juveniles were advised to stay off the tracks.

— An officer responded to a 1400 block North Ellsworth Avenue home at 8:52 p.m. Wednesday where the resident reported receiving multiple calls from a man attempting to sell her life insurance despite her telling him no. Several messages were left with the caller advising him to call the police department.

— An officer responded to a 500 block Woodland Avenue home at 8:54 p.m. Wednesday where the resident reported her daughter was with a friend in East Palestine and she was not able to contact her. The resident was advised to contact East Palestine police.

— An officer responded to a 500 block Jennings Avenue home at 10:06 p.m. Wednesday where the resident reported receiving unwanted text messages. The person sending the messages was advised to stop.

— A patrolling officer at 11 p.m. Wednesday observed a disabled vehicle at the intersection of East State Street and North Ellsworth Avenue that had smoke coming from under the hood. The fire department responded, but found no fire. It was determined to be an oil spill that caused the smoke. The vehicle was pushed out of the roadway into a nearby parking lot.

Perry Township

— Police responded to a 1900 block South Lincoln Avenue home at 4:46 a.m. Tuesday in reference to an exterior door being open. The homeowners were found inside and said they fell asleep before shutting the door.

— Police responded to an 1800 block South Lincoln Avenue business at 6:40 p.m. Tuesday where employees reported two male juveniles and one female juvenile had purchased drinks, then returned a couple minutes later for approximately 30 seconds before running out of the store holding their pockets. Video did not show whether they had taken anything.

— Police responded to a 400 block Benton Road home at 10:42 p.m. Tuesday where the resident reported multiple vehicles go to a residence throughout the night, keeping him awake.

— Police checked the area of the U.S. Route 62 four-lane highway near state Route 14 at 10:28 a.m. Wednesday in reference to a vehicle traveling the wrong way but were unable to find the vehicle.

— Police were requested to contact a female from the 300 block of West 14th Street regarding harassment at 11:36 a.m. Wednesday but were unable to speak with her.

— Police responded to the 100 block of Plymouth Place at 7:34 p.m. Wednesday in reference to a male passenger in a full size black pickup who had struck a mailbox, causing it to fall over. The mailbox was placed back on its post, but officers were unable to find the vehicle in question.

— A West Perry Street resident reported at 10:40 p.m. Wednesday her soon-to-be ex-husband had been attempting to contact her against her wishes. The soon-to-be ex-husband said he was only trying to contact her in reference to information pertaining to their divorce. He was advised to see legal counsel.

— Police responded to the 1900 block of Cedar Mill Road at 10:50 p.m. Wednesday in reference to a suspicious vehicle at a residence, but they could not find any vehicle there. They checked the residence and found it to be secure.

— Police responded to the 500 block of Stewart Road at 3:33 a.m. Thursday where an elderly woman said she had missed a step and fallen. Medical personnel responded to evaluate her and she was transported to the Salem hospital for treatment.