County Sheriff

— William R. Halligan, Black Road, Center Township, was warned at 2:38 a.m. Friday to turn the music down.

— Brianna June Ketchum, West Washington Street, Salineville, reported at 1:15 a.m. Wednesday her debit card was missing, but it had been found by someone named Rodney Giannone.

— A domestic dispute was reported at the home of Shannon and Christian Pearson, 16 School Road, Yellow Creek Township, at 3:54 a.m. Sunday. Both signed a refusal to prosecute.

— Deputies assisted Kelli Horner as she attempted to retrieve some of her property from a home on North Market Street, East Palestine. Tom Powers, the resident of the home, was taken into custody on a warrant on a charge of violating a temporary protection order. Horner took custody of the dog because no one was going to be home. Horner and Powers argued over who owns the dog and deputies told them they need to work this problem out in civil court. Powers was transported to the county jail and Horner was told to obtain a court order in order to obtain the rest of her property.

— A Weaver Road, West Township, man reported at 1:06 p.m. Saturday his Mastercard had one unauthorized charge of $100 on Global-pel-link. He had contacted his bank, Huntington, and made a claim.

— Deputies responded to a Campbell Road, Hanover Township, where Brandon M. Huff was possibly stabbed at 9:29 p.m. Wednesday. Huff was uncooperative with the investigation, signed a refusal to prosecute and deputies left.

— Cynthia Katona, Timber Run Street, Unity Township, reported at 10:04 a.m. Saturday she received a letter from the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security claiming her expired Tennessee license was used in a recent act of fraud. The report will be on file.

Highway Patrol

— Robert Dal Oros, 35, Bolivar, was eastbound on U.S. Route 30 in West Township at 7 a.m. Friday when he drove off the right side of the road and struck a guardrail. Oros was taken by Minerva EMS to Alliance Community Hospital with suspected minor injuries. He was cited with reasonable control.

— Jarrod N. Flinn, 31, Louisville, was westbound on Georgetown Road in Knox Township at 12:05 a.m. Friday when he struck one of several cows in the roadway. The cow, owned by Full Circle Farm, Dan Tubbs, suffered broken legs and had to be put down. The cows reportedly had escaped due to the storm, which had gone through the area earlier that evening. Flinn was not injured.

— Joshua Paul Robb, 30, Paulin Road, Lisbon, was westbound on Spring Valley Road in Wayne Township at 11:50 a.m. Wednesday, when he lost control, slid off the right side of the road and overturned. Robb was not injured and was cited with reasonable control and driving under a 12-point suspension.

— Gilbert Snyder, 32, Marble Road Northeast, Kensington, was westbound on state Route 517 in Fairfield Township at 8:40 a.m. Wednesday pulling a trailer when he drove off the right side of the roadway, lost control, slid off the left side of the roadway and struck a guardrail. The pickup then became stuck in a field. Neither he nor his passengers were injured. Snyder was cited with reasonable control.


— Chelsea Yarwood, 27, New Waterford, was cited with driving under suspension during a traffic stop on South Middle Street at 6:06 p.m. Friday. The passenger, Ricardo Gonzalez, 29, New Springfield, was cited with failing to wear a seat belt.

— A man reported at 12:32 p.m. Wednesday his 2016 black Jeep was hit by an unknown vehicle while it was parked in the circle near West Park Avenue.

— Eric M. Francis, 38, was cited with OVI following a traffic stop in the area of Fairfield Avenue and Metz Road at 1:05 a.m. Friday.

— A disturbance was reported at an apartment complex on Park Court at 2:54 a.m. Friday. Nicholas Guy, 29, and Brittany Shaulis, 28, both of Columbiana, were cited with disorderly conduct.

— At 5:36 p.m. Friday a child gave police a bicycle he had brought home from Rails, which he had believed belonged to his friend. His friend’s bicycle was the same make, model and color, but the bike did not belong to his friend. Police will attempt to find the actual owner of the bicycle.

East Palestine

— At 8:34 p.m. Thursday someone reported a vehicle on South Market Street had been all over the road and hitting the cubs. Police caught up to the driver after he had already parked the vehicle. He was not found to be impaired.

— A disturbance was reported at 1:37 p.m. Thursday where a man was reportedly sitting in the middle of the road in front of the Village Administration office blowing his horn and causing a traffic hazard. The man told police he was angry about employees from village hall not answering his phone calls. Police warned him if he did this again he would be criminally charged.

— A disturbance was reported at 5:26 p.m. Thursday on McClure Avenue, where a man and woman were arguing. The girlfriend was accusing her boyfriend of stealing her car from Lisbon. She was told to file a stolen vehicle report with the Lisbon Police Department.

East Liverpool

— An argument was reported in the Rite Aid parking lot at 5:40 p.m. Thursday. Michael D. Thrasher told police Ricky Wright was screaming at him and threatening him. The dispute had something to do with an alleged sexual crime between family members both Thrasher and Wright know. Wright reportedly told Thrasher he was going to break his jaw and he would be sucking his food through a straw.

–Christopher Tyrone Williams was charged by police with falsification after giving police a false name and date of birth at 8:57 p.m. Thursday. When police were searching Williams to see if he had anything illegal on him, he stated they did not need to do that because he did not have anything on him. When reminded he had lied to police earlier, Williams told police they should not be mad at him because Trump is the president and lies more than he does. Williams was found to have two cell phones, a few cigarettes, a green box cutter knife and a $20 bill. He was taken to jail on a warrant.

— Police responded to the area of Orchard Grove Street near Dodge Street where a man had attempted to break into a Dodge Street home. A neighbor was reportedly chasing Robert McLaughlin, who was heavily intoxicated and claimed he was going to visit a friend on Dodge Street. A neighbor, Sean Green, heard McLaughlin banging on the door and then saw him go to the back of the house. McLaughlin was charged with disorderly conduct.

— Kenneth J. Boso, 44, was stopped while driving at 9:08 p.m. Friday for no license plate light and appeared nervous. When asked if there was anything illegal in the vehicle, Boso said “no.” While Boso and police were walking behind the vehicle, Boso reportedly tossed a glass crack pipe with burn marks and chore boy inside. He was cited with drug paraphernalia.

— Angel Byers reported a domestic dispute between Chris and Tiffany Wooley, Vine Street, at 8:11 a.m. Friday. Police spoke to Chris Wooley, who claimed everything was fine and Tiffany was not there.

— Police stopped a vehicle on West Fourth Street with a shattered windshield at 6:49 p.m. Friday. After checking the driver’s information through the dispatcher, the driver was given a warning.

— Police saw a vehicle on Walnut Street at 8:20 p.m. Friday without a plate light and the vehicle’s registration came back to a man with an active warrant. Police stopped the vehicle and spoke to the driver, who gave identification showing he was Leon Anderson, not the person with the warrant. Police explained to Anderson where he can get a new bulb for the plate.

— Water was reported coming out of the office door at the Uptown Car Wash, West Sixth Street, at 6:27 a.m. Friday. Police found the water coming out from under the door at a very fast pace and had dispatchers notify the owner of the car wash.

— Jessica Hightower, Wilbert Avenue, East Liverpool, reported at 10:46 p.m. Friday Graylen Thornton entered her home uninvited and assaulted Bria Lane and Dawn Johnson. The incident reportedly began at the apartment next door with Natosha Miller, Thornton’s girlfriend. Thornton had reportedly entered that apartment uninvited and argued with Miller about her watching Lane’s child. Thornton allegedly tried to gouge Miller’s eyes with his fingers and threw Miller to the ground while she was holding a child. Thornton then allegedly gave Miller a knife and told her to protect herself before grabbing the knife out of her hand and cutting himself on the hand. Miller reportedly ran to Hightower’s apartment and Thornton followed grabbing Lane while she was holding a child. He then allegedly held Lane against the wall and smashed her phone to the ground. Johnson attempted to help Lane and Thornton reportedly began choking her and trying to grab her phone while she called 911. Johnson was then pushed out the door and onto the ground. Thornton had taken Miller’s 3-year-old child and left in a vehicle. Police stopped the vehicle and and returned the child to Miller. Thornton was charged with three counts of assault.

— Tammy Meyers, Blakely Street, East Liverpool, reported at 8:03 p.m. Friday Albert Fullerton was threatening her throughout the day, stating he was going to bring friends to the house they share to beat her up. He was out drinking at the time. At 10:05 p.m. Meyers reported Fullerton was outside yelling at her. While on the phone with dispatchers, Meyers reported Fullerton had come into the home and was yelling threats toward her. Police found Fullerton to be clearly intoxicated, smelling of alcohol and stumbling badly. He reportedly had been yelling about Robert Gearin being there, threatening if he did not leave he would beat Meyers up and blow up her truck. He denied this. Fullerton was found to have a warrant through Jefferson County and he was transferred to their custody.

— An East Fifth Street man reported at 2:20 a.m. Saturday there were people across the street with the same license plate on two vehicles. Marla Zema told police she just bought the vehicle and was trying to get it home. She gave police a notarized title and was told to get the vehicle home, park it and get another registration before she drove it again.

— Bobby Simms and Dakota Mays, Michigan Avenue, reported at 3:01 a.m. Saturday Simms’ wallet had been stolen. Brandy and Justin Reynolds reportedly had stopped by Mays’ room and Simms reported Brandy Reynolds had walked behind him brushing up against his backside before leaving. A few minutes later Simms noticed his wallet was missing from his back packet. Simms and Mays confronted her, but she denied having it until Mays threatened to call police and she handed it over. Simms then found his Social Security card, Ohio identification card and hunting license were missing. When police spoke to them both Brandy and Justin Reynolds denied even being at Mays’ home. She claimed Simms had been to her home and handed her his wallet, but she had handed it back. Police told her it makes no sense and she need to return the items or charges would be filed.

— A fight was reported outside of New Dimension, Anderson Boulevard, at 12:18 a.m. Saturday. The fight was over and everyone had dispersed before police arrived.


— Officers responded to a 911 hang up call in the 200 block of Jennings Avenue at 6:33 a.m. Friday and found that the resident’s daughter had dialed it by accident.

— Dartanyen T. Helton, 22, 2500 Lexington Avenue, Salem, was arrested at his home at 3:49 p.m. Friday on an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office for obstruction.

— Officers responded to the 700 block of East Third Street at 6:03 p.m. Friday where the complainant reported finding two tires on his vehicle had been flattened, apparently by a sharp object. He noted he had been recently having issues with his ex-wife.

— Brittany A. Eversole, 22, 600 Continental Drive, was charged with menacing after an officer responded to her apartment where her roommate showed text messages Eversole had sent her from work making threats of bodily harm. The roommate said she was afraid for her safety.

— A West Perry Street resident reported at 7:19 p.m. Friday that someone has used her tax refund card to make three purchases totaling $18.63 in Bowling Green, Ky. The matter was forwarded to the detective bureau.

— Michael W. Hover Jr., 28, East Third Street, Salem, was cited for driving under suspension and arrested on an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office for possession of drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop in the 600 block of Olive Street at 7:49 p.m. Friday in which the officer knew Hover was suspended with an active warrant. A K-9 officer indicated the presence of a narcotic, and search of the vehicle revealed several syringes in the glove compartment. The passenger, Delaney M. Brown, 25, state Route 45, Salem, the vehicle’s registered owner, was cited for wrongful entrustment, possession of drug abuse instruments and obstructing justice. Officers also found a blue paper fold with an unknown substance in Hover’s wallet which will be sent for testing.

— An officer responded to a reported reckless operator in the 100 block of West State Street at 9:03 p.m. Friday and found the vehicle on South Lincoln Avenue just south of the intersection. The driver was not alert and disoriented, so medical personnel arrived to provide treatment.

— An officer on station at 3:41 a.m. Saturday heard a dispute outside and found a man and woman at East Pershing Street and South Ellsworth Avenue who said the altercation was only verbal. Both were intoxicated and were taken inside the station lobby due to the cold weather. They were eventually given a courtesy ride to an East Fourth Street home.

— Adam C. Lydic, 23, Sunset Boulevard, Salem, was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash in the 600 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 9:13 a.m. Saturday in which he was northbound and failed to stop for traffic, striking the rear of a vehicle driven by Russell L. Carnes, 64, state Route 30, Lisbon, who was waiting to make a left turn into a private drive.

— Officers responded to the 1200 block of Southeast Boulevard at 10:26 a.m. Saturday in reference to a possible domestic dispute. The complainant said she was having an issue with her adult daughter. The daughter was advised to keep her voice down.

— Officers responded to a 500 block East Third Street home at 11:07 a.m. Saturday where the resident reported someone unknown to him had taken his gaming system without his permission or knowledge.

— A patrolling officer at 2:07 p.m. Saturday observed two small juveniles riding a small motor bike in the 300 block of Rea Drive. The officer took them home and spoke with an adult there, advising them of the matter.

— A 2800 block East State Street business employee reported at 6:23 p.m. Saturday two male individuals had stolen $448 in electronic merchandise on Feb. 4, and another male individual stole $727 in electronic merchandise on March 5. Surveillance was turned over to police and an investigation is pending.

— A patrolling officer at 7:20 p.m. Saturday observed a large amount of smoke in the 200 block of West Wilson Street. The officer advised the resident not to burn unseasoned or wet firewood.

— An officer responded to a 600 block Franklin Avenue home at 10:54 p.m. Saturday where a Hanoverton resident reported someone had broken out the back window of her vehicle. The officer checked the area but was unable to find anything suspicious.

— An officer checked a suspicious vehicle in the 400 block of South Broadway Avenue at 1:45 a.m. Sunday and found the occupants to be in a verbal altercation. Both advised nothing physical occurred.


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