County Sheriff

— Deputies checked the areas of Carmel-Achor Road and state Route 170, Middleton Township, for a maroon four-door vehicle reportedly taking photos of people’s houses at 3:17 p.m. March 13. The vehicle was not found.

— Kami Jo Shingleton, Forbes Road, Madison Township, reported at 8:44 a.m. Saturday someone was dumped powder onto her mailbox. The powder was removed and deputies spoke to Shingleton.

— Breann K. Heath, McCormick Run Road, Yellow Creek Township, reported at 11:37 a.m. Saturday, the land owner Marty Glover came to her home upset because one of his family members was arrested for going to the house and threatening people. Heath told deputies Glover said he could burn down the house when he wants to. Heath wants Glover to leave her alone until she can move out this week.

— Kourtney Worth, no address listed, reported at 12:17 p.m. Saturday it was her visitation time to pick up her child, but her ex, who has parental rights would not let her have the child. Deputies said a report would be on file and she should contact her attorney.

— Debra Stevens, Lisbon-Dungannon Road, Center Township, reported she was contacted by someone claiming to be with Verizon, updating their service in the area. Verizon was going to send a confirmation number to her phone and once she received the number she was to provide the number to the caller. The caller then entered the number into the real Verizon system and ordered $1,050 worth of merchandise from Verizon to be shipped to a Market Street address in North Lima. Stevens contacted Verizon, which placed a stop delivery on the item. Additionally, she had a $108 activation fee on top of the other charges. Police in Mahoning County were notified about the scam.

— Joe Leone of Homeworth General Store, reported a suspicious woman walking around town at 12:41 p.m. Tuesday. She was dropped off at the intersection in front of the store earlier in the day, walked across the street and knocked on the door for quire awhile. Then she walked into the store and asked to use their chargers. When they would not let her do so, she left walking toward the church down the street. Deputies checked the area, but did not find her.

— Deputies met with Mary Catherine Goehring, Thomas Drive, Wellsville, who said 11:34 a.m. Tuesday she allowed Joshua Morris-Revelant to move in a couple days ago. But he has since left and says he is in Pennsylvania. Revelant left his clothing and other personal items behind, including some drug paraphernalia. Some of the items she showed deputies were betadine swabs and band aids, but a smoking pipe used for smoking marijuana was seized and destroyed. Deputies asked her to call if he returns.

Highway Patrol

— James H. Anthony, 50, of Hammondsville and Betty R. Sattler, 27, of Wellsville were driving in opposite directions on state Route 39 in Yellow Creek Township when Anthony went left of center and sideswiped Sattler’s vehicle at 3:06 p.m. March 14. Anthony, who was cited, said his vehicle made a nose and pulled to the left, causing the accident.


— Reegan M. Parker, 18, of Washingtonville, went left of center and struck a vehicle driven by Michael E. Hunt, 69, of Lisbon, while the two were traveling in opposite directions on Jackson Street at 2:16 p.m. Tuesday. Hunt was take by ambulance to an area hospital with suspected minor injuries.

— Cambra R. Kauffman, 19, Sherman Street, and Bobby J. Hill, 53, same address, were both charged with assaulting each other following a disturbance at their home on Tuesday night. Kauffman admitted striking Hill in the face several times with an open hand and also head-butting him in the face. Hill is accused of punching Kauffman in the head several times and also striking her in the ribs and on the hand with a metal T-ball bat.


— Heidi Tomalka, 48, Columbiana, was cited for driving on an expired license following a traffic stop on state Route 14 at 2:18 p.m. Tuesday.

— Jeremy Athey reported at 6:05 p.m. Tuesday people he knows are causing problems with one of his employees. Police explained his options and referred him to his attorney.

East Palestine

— Mallory Burkett, East Grant Street, reported at 10:24 a.m. Tuesday four tires and a wheel belonging to her Ford F-150 were stolen from behind her home sometime between Thursday and Tuesday afternoon. A fifth tire and wheel belonging to a Nissan car was also reported stolen.

— A Bacon Avenue man reported at 9:56 p.m. Monday his apartment smelled like marijuana. Police found the odor was coming from the downstairs apartment and recovered a marijuana pipe from the resident.

— John Andrews, Bacon Avenue, reported at 8:53 p.m. Monday a suspicious man wearing a black hooded sweatshirt was in his driveway. Police checked around the home but did not find anyone.

— Police were called to an area near South Market Street at 7:02 p.m. Monday for a report of a suspicious vehicle. The vehicle was gone when police arrived.

— A man, name and address not listed, reported at 8:31 a.m. Monday a trailer door swung open and took the mirror off of his vehicle while it was on East Martin Street.

— A concerned citizen reported at 4:59 p.m. Sunday leaves were on fire next to the American Legion on North Walnut Street. The small debris fire was extinguished by the fire department.

— Police euthanized a severely injured animal near East Clark Street at 3 p.m. Sunday.

— Police were called to a home on Carbon Hill Road at 7:47 a.m. Sunday for a report of a man causing a disturbance with family members. The man left the home with no further problems.

— A state Route 170 woman reported telecommunications harassment at 1 a.m. Sunday.

— Marcy Beers, South Market Street, reported at 11:17 p.m. Saturday her car was taken by her boyfriend, Frederick Nunez, without her consent. Nunez was reported to not have a driver’s license and was observed driving the vehicle on Lincoln Avenue near Walnut Street by police. Nunez was stopped and found to be under the influence of alcohol and was arrested for OVI. Nunez was cited for OVI and no operator’s license. The vehicle was returned.

— Police charged Guinevere V. Jaffe, 20, with possesion of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop on West Martin Street. Jaffe was a passenger in the vehicle.

St. Clair Township

— Allison I. Sanchez of East Liverpool was driving east on state Route 170 in the left-most lane when a vehicle operated by Charles B. Lang of East Liverpool began to merge from the center lane and collided with Sanchez’s vehicle at 6:54 p.m. Sunday.


— A patrolling officer at 3:33 a.m. Tuesday observed an ambulance at a 300 block Columbia Street home and stopped to see if medical personnel needed assistance. The officer provided a lift assist to the male patient who was then transported to the Salem hospital.

— An officer responded to an apartment complex in the area of Coal Alley at 4:51 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a suspicious male individual looking into windows and walking through yards, but was unable to find anyone matching the description.

— Jonathan E. Mitchell, 45, Scroggs Road, Lisbon, was arrested on an active warrant out of Columbiana County for domestic violence assault after an officer observed him leaving a Hazel Street business at 7:28 p.m. Tuesday.


— Loud music was reported at 1:43 a.m. Wednesday in the 1300 block of South Lincoln Avenue, with a woman’s television found to be turned up too loud. The woman turned it down.

— An anonymous female brought a lost dog into the lobby of the police station at 1:16 a.m. Wednesday. Officers scanned the dog to find a possible owner but a microchip was not located. The humane officer responded and took the dog to her home until the owner can be found.

— A resident in the 1400 block of East State Street reported a suspicious odor like a house on fire at 10:46 p.m. Tuesday. Officers checked the area, but while a burning odor was detected, no smoke could be found.

— An officer responded at 9:58 p.m. Tuesday to the 1700 block of East State Street for a report of accidental damage. A motorist told officers his vehicle got a flat tire from hitting a pothole.

— An officer at 9:35 p.m. Tuesday located a tool belt in the road at East State Street and Lincoln Avenue, with miscellaneous nails and screws scattered in the westbound lane of State Street. The fire department was contacted to sweep the road and the tool belt was placed in the lost and found.

— Two female juveniles were reported missing at 9:33 p.m. Tuesday from a residence in the 1400 block of East State Street. Police checked the area and could not locate them.

— Samantha Jo Stone, 31, of 681 Superior Ave., was taken into custody at her residence at 8:17 p.m. Tuesday on a warrant for aggravated menacing. She was turned over to a Columbiana County sheriff’s deputy and taken to jail.

— An officer responded at 7:03 p.m. Tuesday to the 500 block of Bank Street to talk with a couple who has custody of their niece and said she was causing problems in the home and hurting their other children. The officer spoke to the child and the couple with hopes that the problems will be corrected.

— A man in the 400 block of East Fourth Street reported at 6:16 p.m. Tuesday that a 13-year-old male who lives with him has been acting out and lit paper and other things on fire. Officers spoke with the boy and told him if the actions continue, he could end up at the Tobin Center. The report will be forwarded to juvenile court.

— A barking dog was reported in the 800 block of East Fourth Street at 5:03 p.m. Tuesday. A woman took the dog inside.

— Lines were reported down in the 400 block of Woodland Avenue at 4:55 p.m. Tuesday. The lines appeared to be phone and cable. The fire department attended to the issue and indicated limbs fell on the power lines and knocked down the lower lines.

— Police responded to Centennial Park at 4:25 p.m. Tuesday for a report of several juveniles lighting paper on fire. Juveniles found at the scene denied any involvement, but were told to stop if it was them.

— A domestic was reported at 3:31 p.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of North Ellsworth Avenue. A juvenile female came to the station with a woman and said her mother pushed her while she was gathering belongings from her mother’s residence on Ellsworth. She was gathering items from her room and her mother was blocking the doorway. She pushed past her and her mother pushed her by the shoulder, but she didn’t fall down. A report will be completed.

— A suspicious person was reported at 3:03 p.m. Tuesday in the area of East Pershing Street and Park Avenue. Officers checked the area, including Centennial Park, but did not find the person.

— Police were called at 2:48 p.m. Tuesday in the 900 block of Prospect Street for intoxicated persons accusing each other of trying to drive while drunk. Officers stood by while one of the people got a ride to a friend’s house for the evening.

— Police responded at 1:59 p.m. Tuesday to the Walmart parking lot for a vehicle parked too far over in a handicapped spot, preventing another person from gaining entry into his vehicle. The driver was contacted in the store and moved the vehicle, parking properly.

— Police were called to Arch Street with the fire department to assist Columbia Gas at 12:01 p.m. Tuesday. A gas employee needed to gain access to a residence where no one was home, due to a gas leak. The owner was contacted and said a keyholder would respond to unlock the door.

— A possible scam was reported at 10:33 a.m. Tuesday on Benton Road where a man reported receiving a letter in the mail saying he had won prizes and needed to call a number to contact them. He gave personal information over the phone to a male who asked for a one-tme fee for the prizes. He paid the fee with a credit card.


–Police responded to East Pidgeon Road at South Lincoln Avenue at 4:38 p.m. Tuesday to check on steel plates covering the roadway, but noticed no hazard.

— A woman on West Perry Street reported at 4:21 p.m. Tuesday that she had a prescription for three pills of Diazepam 10 mg for her dentist appointment on Wednesday, but now they’re missing. She left the residence after having a fight with her husband and when she returned home, the prescription bottle was empty. She believed her husband took the pills just out of spite. She wasn’t due to take one of the three pills until Tuesday night before her morning appointment.

— John Hall, 49, of Leetonia, was cited for assured clear distance ahead after his southbound vehicle on South Lincoln Avenue struck the rear of a vehicle driven by Michael Downard, 54, of Wellsville, who was stopped in traffic on South Lincoln Avenue at 2:51 p.m. Tuesday.


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