Highway Patrol

–Two people were flown by medical helicopter early Tuesday morning after a single-vehicle accident at the north junction of state Routes 7 and 213 in Jefferson County. The vehicle, driven by John Bowles, 43, of Steubenville was southbound around 6:05 a.m. Tuesday when the vehicle failed to negotiate a curve in the road and struck guardrail and a light post before ending up in a grassy area off the side of the road, a trooper said. Bowles and a passenger, Dominique Powell, 41, of Wellsville were flown from the scene.

County Sheriff

— Ruth Guthrie, Winona Road, reported at 11:09 p.m. Tuesday her 16-year-old grand daughter was followed home by her mother, Shelly Guthrie, and her boyfriend, Brian Curfman, who tried to run the granddaughter off the roadway. Ruth Guthrie has custody of her grand daughter.

— A suspicious man was reported walking on East Liverpool Road between West Point and Y and O Roads at 6:43 a.m. Tuesday. Kevin Frazier was found walking to a friend’s house.

— Someone at Mt. Zion Church, Pancake Clarkson Road, Middleton Township reported a suspicious man on the property at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday. Deputies checked the area, but did not locate him.

— A suspicious person was reported in the area of Brookfield Street in Center Township behind SD Nold at 12:23 a.m. Monday. The area was checked and no one was found.

— The owner of Suzy’s Closet Consignment Boutique, state Route 172, Hanover Township, reported at 2:41 p.m. Aug. 1 a consignor came into the store and became belligerent with her. The woman had left.


— Shurl Stover of Stover Sports, East Washington Street, reported Sunday a window on one of his vehicles was shot by what appeared to be a BB pellet.

— David L. McKinnon, 27, East Washington Street, was arrested for domestic violence for assaulting his stepfather at 2:57 a.m. Sunday. McKinnon’s sister, Stephanie L. Ammon, 31, reported being punched in the head while trying to break up a fight between McKinnon and another brother, but she did not who was responsible, nor did she want to file charges anyway.

— Police responded to a possible fight at the Lisbon Eagles at 7:26 p.m. Friday and found Robert Bobby and Samantha Crawford arguing. The argument was over Bobby “checking out” other woman at the county fair. After letting them cool down, the couple agreed the argument amounted to nothing and left together.

— A burglar alarm went off at 219 S. Jefferson St. at noon Saturday. No one was home and the home was secure.

— Mykal Simms, Greentree Place, reported Saturday being involved in a child custody issue with the child’s mother after she showed up with no car seat and he would not let their son go with her. The parties were advised this was a civil matter.

— Nicholas Crookston reported at 8:15 p.m. Aug. 2 there was a dispute in the county juvenile court parking lot because the residents of 238-1/2 E. Lincoln Way were keeping Lee Knight’s property. Police went to the home and resident Christina Minger gave Knight his property.

— Michelle Harris, a clerk at the Circle K, reported Saturday being put in a bear hug and thrown to the floor, with the person then holding her down. Harris stated she wanted to file charges and was given paperwork to fill out. When she did not call him back, the officer checked back to find out Harris left for the day. The next day the officer went to Harris’ home but she told him she had changed her mind and no longer wanted to file charges because the person might lose his job.

— A resident of Pine Street Extension called at 11:27 a.m. Aug. 2 to say she was having problems with her 16-year-old daughter, who had left with her boyfriend. The mother said her daughter sleeps all day and would not mow the lawn despite being told to do so. The daughter told police her mother has assaulted her and there have been a history of problems. When asked about her father, the daughter said she had not seen him in five years. Arrangements were made for the daughter to stay elsewhere, and police contacted Children Services.


— Samantha Mayer, Lisbon, was cited for driving under suspension after a traffic stop on North Main Tuesday.

— Linda Lattea, North Pearl Street, reported Tuesday she was scammed out of $455 when someone convinced her to send an iTunes gift card through messenger.

East Liverpool

— A woman identified only as Mrs. Wolf reported at 7:26 p.m. Tuesday her father was “not in his right mind” and was headed toward Giant Eagle on Bradshaw Avenue, trying to send money by Western Union to an unknown person.


— Firefighters were called to 39090 Elk Ave. at 12:39 a.m. Wednesday to assist an elderly female with a bat in her home.