County Sheriff

— Deputies responded to a Peace Valley Road, Middleton Township, residence at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday after John Cozza of East Palestine reported one of his employees, Shannon Badger texted him and said she was at her ex-boyfriend’s home and asked Cozza to call the cops.

— A suspicious person was reported at Horst Deli, state Route 7, Fairfield Township, at 5:43 a.m. Monday. Brandy M. Bratt told deputies she was trying to get to her uncle’s home on Bell Road. Deputies gave her a ride there.

— Rachael E. Davis, Main Street, Knox Township, reported at 5:47 p.m. Sunday there was a possible telecommunications harassment incident. Deputies told the landlord to seek assistance from county Municipal Court in order to start a civil eviction process.

— Deputies stopped Kaleb Baker, 24, Carter Road, New Waterford, on Fairfield School Road, at 2:42 a.m. Sunday and charged him with OVI.

— Aaron J. West, Glasgow Road, Madison Township, reported at 2:21 a.m. Sunday two people were standing in the roadway in front of his home by a pickup truck yelling. Deputies could not find them.

— Michael W.L. Pinkerton, Bell Road, Elkrun Township, reported at 12:09 a.m. Monday a woman he knows was standing in his yard asking where her boyfriend is. When deputies arrived the woman was gone.

— A medical alarm was reported at 5:17 a.m. Monday on Schneider Road in Butler Township, but the homeowner said it was a false alarm.

Highway Patrol

— Stacie French, 51, Hammondsville, was southbound on state Route 39 in Yellow Creek Township at 7:49 a.m. Monday and hit a deer.

— Aiden Wiesemann, 16, Salem, was eastbound on Hartley Road in Knox Township at 3:35 p.m. March 19 and failed to stop at a stop sign and struck Leigh Fotheringham, 46, Homeworth, who was northbound on Homeworth Road. After impact Wiesemann then struck James B. McKeown, 68, Salem, who was stopped at the intersection. Wiesemann was cited for right of way and Fotheringham her passenger, Owen Carver, 6, Homeworth, were both taken to the Alliance hospital with minor and possible injuries.


— Police assisted the Leetonia Police Department at a home on Chestnut Street at 12:51 a.m. Monday.

— Joan Reel, East Park Avenue, reported at 10:30 a.m. Monday someone hit all their mailboxes.

— Police were asked to conduct a welfare check at a Seventh Street home at 6:45 p.m. Monday. All of the children at the home were found to be fine.

— Jeffrey S. Sloan, 50, address not listed, was arrested on a county sheriff’s warrant at 8:03 p.m. Monday on North Middle Street.


— Anthony Rothacher was cited for marijuana possession and a headlight violation after he was pulled over by police for a headlight violation on East Lincoln Way at 10:54 p.m. Friday. Officers could smell marijuana coming from the vehicle while speaking with Rochacher, who admitted having marijuana and handed over a small baggie and a glass bowl used for smoking marijuana.

–James Patterson reported Friday he had accidentally received diesel fuel while attempting to purchase kerosene at Smith Oil. Patterson said he used the diesel fuel by mistake in one of his household items, which may have caused damage.

–Police responded to a disturbance about a man striking cars outside an apartment on North Park Avenue at 5:22 p.m. Friday. They were met by Richard Richards, who was upset about being ripped off on a drug deal. Richards states he has cancer and gave $20 to a woman she knows for some marijuana but she failed to hold up her end of the deal. Richards said the vehicle he struck was his own. Police told Richards to he had to leave to avoid any further problems, which he agreed to do.

–Allison Grimes, East Washington Street, reported at 5:36 p.m. Thursday she and her sister were home when they heard a loud noise in the downstairs apartment. Grimes went downstairs and discovered the door was kicked in and on the floor .

–Police were called to a disturbance on West Lincoln Way at 7 p.m. Saturday, where a woman reported her 16-year-old daughter was out of control and upset because she was not allowed to have any contact with her boyfriend. During the altercation, the daughter threatened to harm herself, so an ambulance was called to transport her to a local hospital to be examined.

–Ashley Davis was cited for possessing marijuana and drug paraphernalia, while Randy Newberry was cited for having an open container of beer in a vehicle following a traffic stop at the South Market Street bridge at 8:13 p.m. Monday. The vehicle belonged to Davis but she was a passenger, along with Newberry. The driver was Michael R. Craig, who was given a warning about driving a vehicle with a dim license plate light.

Perry Township

— A man in the 2200 block of North Lincoln Avenue reported at 7:35 p.m. Monday that his son stuck a metal pipe through the left fender of his pickup, making a hole in the fender. The incident occurred before his son left his house after they had an argument over him buying his pickup.

— Columbiana County Children Services requested police assistance at 3:21 p.m. Monday at a residence on East Pidgeon Road in an attempt to locate a child. The child was not found.

— An officer responded at 1:54 p.m. Monday to the area of Egypt Road for a report of a disoriented female along the road. The officer did not find her but learned she was in Goshen Township and Goshen Township Police were speaking with her.

— Police responded to Goshen Road at 9:04 p.m. Sunday for a vehicle that struck a deer. There was no damage to the vehicle, which wsa driven from the scene.

— Police were dispatched at 8:06 p.m. Sunday to the 400 block of Benton Road where a woman said her clothes were in her ex-boyfriend’s house. Police spoke with the ex-boyfriend, who said he would be home shortly to gather her clothes and would contact her with a place to meet him to pick them up.

— Police were called at 2:13 p.m. Sunday to the 1300 block of Andrew Avenue for a welfare check on a 16-year-old female at the residence. After speaking with her, police did not feel she was in any danger being at the residence.


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