County Sheriff

— An unresponsive woman was reported sleeping in a vehicle at the Dollar General, Depot Street, Rogers, at 11:17 a.m. Sunday. The woman was identified as Ashley Cox, who was awake when deputies arrived and speaking coherently. She passed a field sobriety test before she was allowed to drive and was served with a copy of a protection order filed through Common Pleas Court.

— Lisa Martin, Yeager Drive, Madison Township, reported at 12:42 p.m. Sunday someone broke into an unoccupied home, kicking in the door to the garage sometime between 1 p.m. Friday and Sunday afternoon.

— Deputies met with the parents of a young woman reportedly making suicidal threats in the area of Elkton West Point Road at 11:27 a.m. Saturday. The young woman reportedly had made suicidal posts to social media and to family members. She reluctantly agreed to go to Salem Regional Medical Center with her mother.

— A horse was reported down, bleeding from the hooves and tangled in a fence at a Carmel-Achor Road address in Middleton Township at 3:01 p.m. Jan. 29. The county dog warden’s office was at the home on other matters and heard the horse whinny. Looking down over the hill the animal was spotted lying there. The Sunny Ridge Veterinary Clinic was called. The horse’s left front leg was bent back under the horse while it lay on its left side. The right front was free and a large, bloody mass was on the front of the ankle above the hoof. There was also blood in the snow near the back legs. The horse was put down by the veterinarian. The owner of the horse, Polly Arter, 45, was at work at the time and was charged with cruelty to animals.

Highway Patrol

— Chinia L. Shields, 30, of Rogers, struck a deer while driving on Township Road 938 in Middleton Township at 6:30 a.m. Sunday.


— Police responded to a third-person domestic on Sherman Street at 1:42 a.m. Saturday. The couple, who did not call police, were intoxicated and neither could put together a coherent sentence. The boyfriend was asked to leave and made arrangements for his boss to pick him up.

— An official from the Hornsby House reported at 9:20 a.m. Friday a 29-year-old male resident was swearing and tearing up his room, making the staff fear for their safety. By the time police arrived, the man had jumped out a window and run away. He was later found at the nearby Sparkle Market and transported to a local hospital for evaluation.

— A 42-year-old woman at 409 N. Market St. reported Sunday her ex-boyfriend keeps sending her threatening text messages, including a video of a woman getting her head cut off by a machete. The woman did not want to press charges but just wanted a report on file.

— A clerk at Valley View reported a Jeep drove off with the fuel hose still attached at 1:19 p.m. Thursday. Police checked later, and learned an inspector called to the store determined there was no damage to the hose or pump.

— Police were called to remove James Brorman from a North Market home at 8:42 p.m. Thursday. Police met with Sherri Jennings, and told her Robert Jennings had called and wanted Brorman removed. Ms. Jennings said she was letting Brorman stay there and refused to let them in the house, which she said she owns with Mr. Jennings.

— A Maple Street resident came to the station Jan. 26 saying he was schizophrenic and needed to go to the hospital because he was having suicidal and homicidal thoughts. An ambulance was called to transport him to a local hospital for evaluation.

— Martin Oliver struck a vehicle belonging to Courtland Kellogg while backing up in the Days Inn parking lot on Jan. 27.

East Liverpool

— An officer sitting on Smithfield Street Saturday reported noticing a vehicle parked against the flow of traffic which then backed all the way out of Smithfield Street, turning left backward onto Gardendale Street without using a turn signal, then continuing up Gardendale onto St. Clair and then Morton Street. As soon as the officer turned on his cruiser lights to initiate a traffic stop, the vehicle reportedly accelerated, going onto Lincoln and then Ogden at a high rate of speed. The vehicle skidded to a stop in an alley next to a house on Ogden Street, where the driver, identified as Edward A. Torres, 37, of that address, exited and ran toward the house, slipping and falling on ice, hitting his face on the pavement before entering the house. The officer exited the cruiser with his weapon drawn and was met at the door by Mitzi Stoddard, who opened the door and said Torres had a suspended license. She was told by the officer to go get Torres, and as the officer entered the house, he saw Torres walking toward him. He was taken into custody and handcuffed. There were five young children in the house during this interaction, according to reports. Torres reportedly told officers he was trying to get the vehicle, which was registered to Stoddard, onto private property so it would not be towed. Stoddard told officers she knew Torres had a suspended driver’s license, and she was charged with wrongful entrustment. He was charged with failure to comply, obstructing official business, driving under suspension, no turn signal and no plate light. First Class Towing was called, but Stoddard paid the fee to keep the vehicle in her possession, according to reports.

— While en route to assist another officer with a possible custody issue, an officer reported encountering Jason E. Tice, 41, Bank Street, walking on Lisbon Street, saying he was unsteady on his feet and smelled strongly of alcohol. He had an outstanding warrant for driving under suspension and was taken into custody. Tice reportedly became belligerent at the police station, also complaining of rib and back pain he claimed he had sustained during a Super Bowl party, asking to go to the emergency room. At the hospital, Tice reportedly began using racial slurs toward Patrolman Shawn Long and also began cursing at the hospital staff until the attending physician asked that he be removed from the hospital. He refused to stand up, began screaming and lay limply on the floor until officers began dragging him out, when he did agree to walk to the cruiser. En route to the county jail, Tice reportedly began kicking the cruiser’s window and threatening to spit in an officer’s face and had to be shackled and a spit mask placed on him.

St. Clair Township

— An officer reported following a vehicle on St. Clair Avenue and being able to hear its loud exhaust inside his cruiser. He initiated a traffic stop in McDonald’s parking lot, where he learned the driver, Joshua J. Quarterman, 28, Maine Boulevard, East Liverpool, had a suspended license. Quarterman was cited for the lou/defective exhaust and driving under suspension.


— While sitting stationary on Main Street, officers reported seeing a vehicle turn south out of Family Dollar onto Main Street without using a turn signal and with no mirrors. A traffic stop was initiated, and the driver, Sheryl Colgrove, East Liverpool, had a suspended driver’s license due to multiple drug offenses, according to reports. She was cited for no mirror and driving under suspension and released. Her vehicle was impounded by T&T Towing.

— Patricia Cataldo, age and address not listed, came to the police station to report that Matthew Dalrymple, against whom she has an active protection order, had sent multiple text messages, which she provided to officers. Dalrymple was charged with violating a protection order.

— A Mrs. Howdershelt of Commerce Street reported she left her house key in her mailbox for a friend to go inside and retrieve clothing, and when she returned home, the key was not in the mailbox so she had to go get a spare from a relative. Once inside her home, Howdershelt found both of her televisions missing, one a 42-inch model and the other a 32-inch model. An investigation is pending.

— Brittany Hoschar, Clover Avenue, reported two people known to her had stolen the keys to her car, saying they had been at her home and when they left, they took a black lanyard holding her house and car keys from her vehicle. Officers searched for the two people to no avail and advised Hoschar a report will be forwarded to the prosecutor.

— Officers responded to 171 Chester Avenue for one to be removed for throwing a water bottle at the house. They reported arriving to find Shania Voight in her vehicle on the roadway and said she told them she has a protection order against Joseph Hall who resides in the home. Asked why she was there if she has a protection order, Voight told officers she can go to the residence, but she was advised she cannot. She then told officers Hall had assaulted her earlier in the evening but, asked three times if she wanted to file a report, she refused, according to reports. Voight was told to leave and not return. Heather Brown, who lives in the residence, told officers she does not want Voight there, and Hall told officers he had not allowed her inside and was the one who called them. He was advised that, should Voight return, she will be arrested for trespassing and, if he allows her inside, he will be arrested for violating a protection order.


— A man reportedly overdosed at a North Street home at 3:05 p.m. Friday. Police determined he appeared to be under the influence. He later admitted taking suboxone, which confirmed the story he was lying on the cul-de-sac ground turning blue and gurgling when he breathed. An open suboxone packet was confiscated from his wallet and he was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

— First responders went to a Jefferson Street home at 8:35 p.m. Thursday for a woman having flu-like symptoms. NorthStar EMS was called and she was transported to East Liverpool City Hospital.

— A motorist reported the traffic light on Salineville Road West (Route 39), was flashing red. Lisbon dispatchers were asked to call ODOT. Police told the motorist to proceed with caution.