County Sheriff

–Rachel Noviski, 24, reported Tuesday her ex-boyfriend took her vehicle, but she was told that could not be done since she let him use her vehicle. Noviski called the next day to say her ex-boyfriend also has the phone she gave him and she wants it back. The phone company will give her a new one but she needs a stolen phone report first.

–Deputies were asked to check on the well being of a resident on state Route 39, Washington Township, at 3:35 p.m. Wednesday. An ambulance met the deputy at the residence and examined the woman and then they left.

–Marilyn Koopmans, Justison Road, Middleton Township, reported Wednesday being harassed by someone she knows. She was advised how to obtain a protection order.

–Alyssa Smith reported Wednesday the father of their daughter is keeping the daughter’s clothing when she returns from visiting him. Smith said it is getting frustrating since she buys all of the clothing and then he keeps them.

–A deputy checked the dead-end section of Buckeye Road, Madison Township, for a suspicious vehicle at 11:13 p.m. Tuesday. The deputy found no such vehicle.

–Heather I. Jackson, 40, of East Liverpool, called Oct. 5 to say she wanted her daughter removed from a home on Churchill Road, Elkrun Township. She called back to say her daughter had already left the premises.

–Danielle Burbick reported seeing man possibly passed out behind the wheel of his vehicle in the parking lot of the Traveler’s Hotel, state Route 45, Lisbon, at 8:05 a.m. Wednesday. The sheriff’s office did not find any such person or vehicle.

–A deputy was called to the Cox residence on state Route 170, Middleton Township, on Friday after a neighbor woman – Alonna Adkins, 18 – showed up after getting into an argument with her boyfriend. Deputies went to where Adkins had been staying and were told by those there they were in process of loading her belongings into her vehicle so she could leave when she walked off. The deputy finished helping her pack and then drove her to her father’s home in Liverpool Township.

Highway Patrol

— Dustin John Earich, 23, Niblick Road, Salineville, was southwest on state Route 79 in Washington Township at 8:25 a.m. Wednesday and went off the left side into two traffic signs. He was cited for failure to control.

— Steven L. Martin, 30, Main Street, Leetonia, was eastbound on state Route 517 in Elkrun Township at 4:25 p.m. Wednesday and went off the right side and overturned. He was cited for failure to control, fictitious plates, driving under suspension and taken to St. Elizabeth hospital with serious injuries.

— Johnathan Dean Barnhouse, 23, Franklin Avenue, Salem, was northbound on Old Route 558 in Salem Township at 9:25 p.m. Friday and went off the left side into a ditch and an embankment. He was cited for failure to control.


–Mariah L Vickroy, North Market Street, was pulling out of her driveway when she struck a vehicle operated by Danny Donohue, Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, at 12:34 p.m. Wednesday.

–Police performed a welfare check at Greentree Place at 1 p.m. Wednesday and everything was fine.


— Heidi S. Tomalka, South Elm Street, reported at 9:12 a.m. Wednesday someone had used her bank card and she did not know who it was.

— J&J Precision Fabricating, Heck Road, reported at 1:19 p.m. Wednesday steel plates were stolen from their property.

— Four Wheel Drive, state Route 14, reported possible criminal mischief at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday.

— John T. Susan, 60, Maplewood Drive, was arrested at 5:37 p.m. Wednesday after police were called to the home for a report of a possible structure fire and found the home was not on fire, but he was burning tires. Susan was cited for open burning and arrested for OVI after he drove up to police on a riding lawn mower while drinking beer.

East Liverpool

— Crystal L. Shreve, Alton Street, reported the entire right side of her vehicle keyed, possibly by a person with whom she is involved in a court battle.

St. Clair Township

— Officers responded to Plaza Drive for a domestic dispute, where Matt and Rebecca Provenzano reported their son, Matthew R. Provenzano, 38, same address, was out of control that morning and they were afraid he might do something to them. They said he threw a television remote, hitting a wall and slammed a kitchen door, putting the knob through the drywall. They also said their son threatened to stab his mother with chopsticks and a pencil. Matthew Provenzano told officers he did throw the remote but it was not aimed at anyone and said the holes in the wall were from months ago. While his mother wanted him arrested, his father wanted him to go to the hospital for treatment, officers reported. Mr. Provenzano refused to allow his wife to sign domestic charges against their son, even though she was willing, they reported. Officers charged him with domestic violence.


— A search warrant was executed at the home of James “JR” Gilbert, 500 Main Street after what they reported were several buys of illegal drugs from him at that location. During the search, officers reported finding drug paraphernalia including smoking pipes, pills not belonging to Gilbert, grinders with suspected marijuana and suspected methamphetamines. The investigation is on-going.

— Responding to a report of a possible car crash in Maple Alley in which the car may have struck a house, officers arrived to find Lindsay Beebout, no age or address listed, behind the wheel of the vehicle. She reportedly told officers she did not hit the house but had a flat tire. The driver’s side of the vehicle was completely gone, according to reports. When asked if she had anything illegal in her possession, Beebout reportedly gave officers a syringe from her underpants. She was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and no driver’s license.

–An officer on patrol reported seeing a vehicle fail to obey a stop sign at the intersection of state Route 45 and Lisbon Street. Occupants Herbert Lockhart and Sadie Gamble did not have driver’s licenses and could not provide paperwork for the vehicle. Lockhart had an outstanding warrant and was charged with driving under suspension and was turned over to county deputies. Reports did not include ages or addresses for Lockhart or Gamble.

— Officers responded Sept. 30 to the Eagles parking lot on Main Street for a possible overdose and reported finding Derek J. Thompson on the ground, slumped against a vehicle and unresponsive. Officers administered sternum rubs and CPR in an effort to revive him until Lifeteam ambulance arrived on the scene and EMTs administered two vials of Narcan, which reports indicated “reversed the opioid overdose.” Thompson was transported to the hospital and was charged with disorderly conduct and inducing panic. Thompson’s age and address were not reported. On Oct. 8, officers were dispatched to 1755 Maple Ave. for an overdosed male and found Thompson lying on the floor, unresponsive with shallow breathing. Lifeteam EMTs administered Narcan, after which Thompson revived and was transported to the hospital.The resident of the home, not identified in reports, told officers Thompson arrived at the house and then became unresponsive.

— Responding to a call that a mother was slapping her 3-year-old child at the 18th Street Playground, officers spoke to her, and she denied hitting any of her children. They checked the child who was dirty from playing, and he had no marks or tear tracks, nor did any of her other children. The caretaker of the playground told officers he did not see the mother yelling at or hitting her children, and a neighbor also said she had not seen nor heard anything.

— Louis Bower, Clark Avenue, reported he has been receiving calls regarding a camera speeding ticket that needs to be paid. He was reminded traffic cam tickets come in the mail, not over the phone. Officers issued a caution to Bower and all residents that if they receive such a call from 708-895-8522, it is a scam and to hang up without giving out any information.

— Officers responded to Independence Square for reports of a domestic dispute, speaking with Kaylen Murphy, no age listed, who said she and her boyfriend had gotten into a fight, and he put his hands around her throat and shoved her. He left prior to officers’ arrival. Officers reported seeing no marks around Murphy’s neck, but she was given a statement to complete. She did not want to file charges against her boyfriend.

— Treasa Cambalik, Broadway Avenue, reported she had taken her 32-year-old son to the Dollar General then dropped him off at Third and Broadway, where he slammed her vehicle’s trunk and punched the side of her vehicle. She did not want to file charges but wanted officers to speak to her son and tell him not to come back to her property. Her son said they had an argument, but that was it, admitting he closed the trunk lid a little too hard but caused no damage. He was advised to stay away from his mother’s house, and she was given information on obtaining a protection order.

— After being dispatched to Independence Square for an unknown medical emergency, officers were told by the apartment tenant Sydney Wilson that Breanna Shreve went upstairs to shower and was found naked and unresponsive on the floor after being heard gasping. She had vomited all over the bathroom floor and herself, and officers were able to roll her over to prevent her choking until Lifeteam ambulance arrived. Paramedics administered four doses of Narcan to revive Shreve, who denied having a problem, saying she was not on drugs, according to reports. Officers reported that, despite those on the scene saying Shreve had been in the shower for a prolonged period, only her head was wet. Shreve was transported to the hospital and charged with inducing panic and disorderly conduct.

— Amy Crummitt, Riverside Avenue, asked officers to go arrest a person she said had threatened her while they were sitting in a vehicle near King’s Carry-out on Main Street. She said the person is driving around without a driver’s license. She had no witnesses to the alleged threats and was advised to come to the police station to complete a statement.

— The Rev. Darlene Zanders reported vandalism at the Mount Sinai Church on Main Street, with white spray paint on the front brick wall.

— Anthony Petrelle reported Donald Brown Jr. had placed his hands around his throat, pushing him away. Brown told officers Petrelle was yelling at him through his car window and he pushed the car door shut to keep Petrelle from exiting his vehicle. When Petrelle was able to exit his vehicle, Brown said he put his arm out to keep Petrelle away from him. Brown’s passenger, Faye Lombardozzi said she got between the men to keep them apart. All three, as well as two witnesses, were asked to complete statements, with possible charges pending upon review by the prosecutor. Reports included no ages or addresses for the three involved.

— Adam Wright, owner of the former ABC Carry-out on Main Street, reported someone spray painted “FR” on the front of the building.

— Officers responded to Sixth and Broadway for reports of a man stumbling who appeared to be intoxicated. They found Michael Talbert and, during a weapons search, reported feeling an object in his pocket that turned out to be two syringes. He was charged with disorderly conduct and possession of drug abuse instruments and was transported to the hospital by Lifeteam ambulance at his request.

— Travis Sullivan, 21, Peach Alley, East Liverpool, reported his wife, Christine Sullivan, 23, Independence Square, had struck him during a fight over her allegedly taking their children around a sex offender. He said his wife ripped his shirt and punched him in the head. She said he came at her as though he was going to hit her, so she shoved him. A witness told officers both Sullivans had their hands on each other. Neither had visible injuries, and neither wanted to file charges. Both were provided information on obtaining protection orders, and officers stood by until Mr. Sullivan left with the children.

— Dispatched to a Commerce Street residence for a theft, officers spoke to Juan Moore, who said his cousin came to stay with him overnight and brought another man. When Moore went to the bathroom, he returned to find the other man gone along with Moore’s wallet, bank card, food stamp card, phone charger, television remotes, fire stick, Nike shoes and a lock box containing medications. Moore called later to say some of his belongings were inside another Commerce Street residence, but the items weren’t found. This case remains under investigation.

— Krysan Howard, Riverside Avenue, reported a package that was delivered to her home was not in her mailbox. The package contained a gold ring with a pink stone, and Howard told officers this was the fourth or fifth package that has come up missing.

— Responding to calls of a woman walking in the middle of Main Street, officers found Nicole Hilton, no age or address listed, who would not speak, giving blank stares and mumbling incoherently. She denied earlier reports that someone had tried to pull her into a vehicle, saying that never happened. She was transported to the hospital by Lifeteam ambulance.

— A caller reported a child had wrecked a bicycle on Wood Street, where Tonya Beebout said another juvenile pushed her son off his bike, resulting in scratches to his elbow and bruises and scrapes to his thigh.

— Jenna Goddard of the Garfield PTO reported Tuesday unauthorized use on the organization’s checking account. She received an alert from Huntington Bank, asked if the organization’s debit card had been used that day at Ylighting Yliv, which Goddard said it had not. She then checked the account and discovered an unauthorized purchase of $1,340.73 from the Lenovo Group, as well as four other charges that the bank had declined. A fraud case has been initiated by the bank.


— Police responded to the 30 block of Pine Street at 1:53 p.m. Monday and the complainant advised of getting into an argument with her male companion over dogs. She said the man pushed her against the wall. She said he left for work and would not return, and she signed a refusal to prosecute form.

— At 3:22 p.m Wednesday, police responded to the 400 block of Somer Street where the complainant advised a known person was on his property hollering at him but could not tell what he was saying. The complainant advised the person was taking pictures with his cell phone and police explained that they were not doing anything illegal unless threats were made of physical harm.