County Sheriff

— Deputies went to a apartment 16 on Rose Drive, Lisbon, to attempt to serve three warrants on Mark Knight, 19, Youngstown. When they knocked on the door it came open. A woman was asked if Knight was there and she denied he was. He was found with a leg and foot sticking out of a closet and taken into custody. Autumn Goodfellow, 22, Macklin Road, New Waterford, was also charged with obstructing official business.

— Advanced Auto Sales, U.S. Route 30, Hanover Township, reported at 9:09 a.m. Wednesday sometime overnight someone broke into the dealership through the side door window, taking items from inside.

— A suspicious vehicle was reported parked at a well site on Watson Road, West Township, at 7:17 a.m. Wednesday. No one around when deputies arrived. Deputies went to the vehicle owner’s home to find out why it was parked there, but no one was at home.

— Barbara Miller, Wells Hollow Road, Yellow Creek Township, reported at 10:32 a.m. Wednesday someone took her vehicle from her driveway.

— An alarm brought deputies to an Applegate Road address in Madison Township at 4:27 p.m. Monday. Deputies checked the property and everything appeared secure.

— John Butcher asked deputies to check his neighbor’s home on Y and O Road, Madison Township, at 3:23 p.m. Monday. He was worried due to the amount of undisturbed snow at the home and the fact Butcher had not seen his neighbor in a few days. As deputies walked to the home, a woman, identified as home owner Lori Prusky came outside. She said she was out of propane to heat the house with. Butcher supplied her with some and deputies left.

— A suspicious person was reported at 4:12 p.m. Jan. 9, walking up and down Industrial Park Road, Lisbon, looking into vehicles. The man was wearing a blue hoodie and gray sweatpants. Deputies found several employees working outside of Ohio Pet, who said the person being described works for Ohio Pet and was walking around the lot while he waited for his ride.

Highway Patrol

— Noah Davis Jr., 21, of Wellsville, was driving south on state Route 45 in Yellow Creek Township when he went left of center, striking a vehicle in the side driven by Joseph A. Pack, 66, of Columbiana, whose SUV went off the road, striking a sign and utility pole. The accident occurred at 4:20 p.m. Wednesday, and Davis was cited.


— Tom Moore from the county fairgrounds reported Wednesday the new office building by the rear entrance had been broken into and the fire extinquishers had been sprayed throughout the building. Nothing appeared to be taken.

— Nancy Gardner from the Lisbon Eagles reported their security camera showed someone in a truck was driving through the parking lot at 2:21 a.m. Wednesday and struck and and damaged the handicap railing.

— An East Palestine officer asked police to check for a 16-year-old girl at a North Beaver Street home at 9:44 a.m. Wednesday. The girl was found at the address and taken back to the police station to wait for her mother to retrieve her.

East Palestine

— Megan Scott, West Martin Street, reported at 10:42 a.m. Sunday the driver’s side window of her car was shot out sometime during the night.

— A woman reported anonymously at 3:30 p.m. Sunday that aluminum siding was coming off of the old HR Evans building at 193 N. James St. Police checked and were unable to locate any key holders for the building so they removed the loose siding on their own.

— Sheena Poland, 34, East Main Street, reported at 10:49 a.m. Monday she was having problems with her live-in boyfriend, Justin Brinkley. Police spoke with Poland, who said that she was having personal problems with Brinkley but no crime was committed. At 6 p.m. Tuesday Poland came to the police station to have police accompany her to the home to retrieve her son and some belongings. While there, Poland attempted to steal a cell phone and then began yelling and cursing at her boyfriend. Poland refused to stop and was subsequently arrested for disorderly conduct.

— Ronald Barson, Bacon Avenue, reported at 8:01 p.m. Monday he was threatened by someone he knows.

— Nicole Welker, East Main Street, reported at 12:57 a.m. Tuesday she was in a custody dispute with her ex-boyfriend. Police told Welker it was a civil matter and she needed to contact her attorney.

— Police were called to the 1100 block of Bacon Avenue at 2:20 a.m. Tuesday for a report of loud music coming from a home in that area. Police spoke with Ronald Barson and warned him for loud music.

— A man, name and address not listed, reported at 11:58 a.m. Tuesday he bumped a vehicle beside him while at Home Savings on West Rebecca Street.

— Police were asked to check on the welfare of a child at an East Main Street home at 4:16 p.m. Tuesday.

— Cheryl Johngrass, West Clark Street, reported at 1:11 a.m. Wednesday her 16-year-old daughter left home without her permission and she does not know where she went. The matter was forwarded to the juvenile court.

— A Circle K manager reported at 6:44 a.m. Wednesday she saw a man on the store surveillance video steal a bottle of vodka the day before. Police reviewed the video and immediately recognized the man as Richard D. Simons Jr., 18. Simons was arrested later that day when he returned to the store. He was charged with theft and underage possession of alcohol and taken to the county jail.

— At 10:16 a.m. Wednesday police checked on the status of a student who lives on McClure Avenue that had been truant from school.

— A South Market Street man reported at 11:48 a.m. Wednesday an older man was stalking and harassing a woman he knows.

— At 12:25 p.m. Wednesday police handled a truancy issue with three children on East Main Street.


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