County Sheriff

— While dropping off paperwork at 2:15 a.m. May 30, deputies found a vehicle running and parked in the lot at County Municipal Court. The man was sitting behind the wheel asleep and deputies attempted to wake him first by yelling and then by turning the siren on. When he finally awoke, he had a strong odor of alcoholic beverage. When asked about whether he was drinking, he attempted to get away, pushed his accelerator hard and caused the engine to rev loudly because he was in park. Deputies pulled him out of the vehicle and contacted Lisbon police because it was in their jurisdiction. Robert M. Greenisen was charged with physical control and open container for beer inside the vehicle’s cup holder.

— A Fairfield School Road, Elkrun Township, woman reported at 8:47 p.m. May 30, a man she knows came to her home and she believed he was intoxicated. They argued about him attempting to take the children and when she attempted to stop him, he shoved her, grabbed her by her hoodie and threw her into a car twice. She is about 20 weeks pregnant.

— A U.S. Route 30, Center Township, woman reported at 7:41 p.m. Saturday her ex boyfriend, whom is in the military and she believes is deployed, was sending her threatening and harassing messages on Snapchat. One message she showed deputies said “I will have you when I want you.” He also allegedly threatened to post nude photos of her on social media.

— Deputies checked the Steel Valley Gas Mart in Hanoverton at 11:20 p.m. Saturday where an alarm sounded. The building was searched and everything was found to be secure.

— A Hartley Road, Knox Township, resident reported her boyfriend had been drinking and they began arguing. He got on top of her, put his hands around her neck and she bit his arm to get him off. He agreed with what happened. Both people refused to pursue charges.

— A Bye Road, Unity Township, man reported he was attempting to sell a hospital bed online for $600 and a man named Edward McNally from Illinois sent him a check for $2,800. He believed it was a scam. McNally told him the extra money was for shipping and movers. The check was shredded.

— A state Route 172, Center Township, woman reported at 3:07 a.m. Monday she was locked out of her home and needed a deputy. While deputies were on the way, she called back to say she had gotten inside.

— An underage drinking party was reported behind Forest Lanes, U.S. Route 30, Kensington, at 1:20 a.m. Saturday. Deputies checked the area, but did not find anyone.

— A Pritchard Avenue, Center Township, man reported at 7:59 a.m. Sunday sometime between 9 p.m. Friday and 4:10 a.m. Saturday someone entered his vehicle and took his checkbook and a pack of cigarettes.

— A Bowman Road, Knox Township, man reported his girlfriend was intoxicated and swearing at him. Deputies explained unless there were threats made or physical violence occurred there was not much that could be done. They suggested he leave until his girlfriend calmed down.

— A phone call made to 911 line was received from a St. Jacob Logtown Road home at 5:42 a.m. Saturday. Deputies did not find anyone home.

— An argument about the children was reported at a Ridgeview Drive, Hanover Township, home at 12:03 p.m. Friday. They both decided everything was fine by the time deputies arrived and did not wish to pursue the matter further.

— A Y and O Road, Madison Township, woman reported at 10 a.m. Friday a man, who had been living with her for the past four or so years, before she found signs he was using drugs that morning and she wanted him gone. He left, but still had her house keys and garage door opener. She believed he was at work down the street, but when deputies went there to speak to him, the office door was locked. He came back to speak with deputies and had them go with him to get his tractor from the garage. Both were yelling at each other in the driveway and were told to stop or one or both of them would be going to jail. He gathered his belongings and left. She was told she may need an eviction order to get him to stay away.

Hancock County Sheriff

–On May 28, Jason Hildreth of Weirton was charged with domestic battery for the second time.

–May 29, Treyvon Wise of Steubenville was charged with delivery of cocaine and transporting cocaine into the state with intent of selling.

–May 30, Melissa Nichols was charged with passing/ receiving unauthorized currency.

–May 31, John Chipps Jr. of Weirton was charged with domestic assault for the second time.

East Liverpool

— Police responded to a residence in the 800 block of Riverview Street at 5:59 p.m. Friday as a man to perform a welfare check.

— A Wilbert Avenue woman reported at 6:38 p.m. Friday a possible incident of credit card fraud.

— Officers went to 5:29 p.m. Friday to a Smithfield Street address to search for a possible multiple warrant subject.

— Police investigated a report of a disturbance at Marshall Apartments at 1:33 p.m. Friday and found an intoxicated woman walking around and banging on doors. She had locked herself out of a residence and had a swollen left eye and road rash on her face, consistent with her story of falling on the road walking home from a local bar. An ambulance transported her to city hospital.

— Officers responded to Sunnyside Street at 9:05 p.m. Friday in order to attempt to mediate a complaint between a female and her 16-year-old son. She complained about her son’s disobedience and running away from home and was given information on how to file unruly charges through juvenile court.

–A resident at St. George Street wanted to document damage to her yard and property at 6:18 p.m. Friday, when someone had driven through his yard, leaving tire tracks and striking a few chairs and a child’s tricycle.


— An officer at 3:16 a.m. Monday noticed a male unconscious inside a vehicle in the hospital parking lot. Upon making contact, the male said he was having chest pains and pulled into the lot and must have passed out. Officers assisted the male into the emergency room.

— Police, fire and KLG personnel responded at 2:35 a.m. Monday to the 1300 block of South Lincoln Avenue for a mentally disturbed person. The male was voluntarily transported by KLG to Salem Regional Medical Center. Officers followed KLG to the hospital and left once the male was inside.

— A caller at 2:08 a.m. Monday reported a suspicious male walking in an alley in the 100 block of West State Street. The male gave consent for a search of his belongings and nothing illegal was found.

— An alarm was reported at 12:23 a.m. Monday in the 400 block of West State Street. Windows and doors were found secure.

— Officers were flagged down on West Wilson Street at 10:33 p.m. Sunday by two people who said their vehicle had gone missing from the 200 block of East Fourth Street. While gathering information, officers learned the vehicle was most likely taken by the wife of one of the two people and the vehicle was registered in her name. The other person explained that his wallet was left in the vehicle and he wants it back. Officers were looking into the matter.

— A barking dog was reported at 8:17 p.m. Sunday, but police heard none.

— A woman came to the station at 8:13 p.m. Sunday to report her landlord entered her residence without permission earlier in the day. An officer spoke to the landlord who advised surprise inspections are listed in the lease agreement. Officers advised the person that was fine, however, the tenant should still have to let him in.

— Clifton Roush, 51, of 1454 Eastview Drive, was charged with criminal damaging, obstruction of official business and felonious assault after police responded to his residence over a car. A woman spoke to an officer at 7:24 p.m. Sunday about obtaining the vehicle from the property, explaining the vehicle that belonged to her late sister was signed over to her via Probate. She said the male who lived with her sister wouldn’t relinquish the vehicle. Officers responded to the residence to assist with getting the vehicle since she produced the title. The report said the male was intoxicated, very angry and aggressive with officers. He allegedly said he would not turn the vehicle over to her before setting it on fire. He then slammed the door and proceeded towards the garage where the vehicle was located. Officers attempted several times to get him to open the door and could hear him inside, noting it sounded as if he sliced the tires. He then opened the door and attempted to drive the vehicle out of the garage toward officers, but was stopped and detained before causing any more damage or causing injury to officers.

— Police respond to the 100 block of Fair Avenue at 6:49 p.m. Sunday at the request of Austintown police regarding a vehicle left unattended. The vehicle’s owner was told to contact Austintown police.

— Brandon Crasi, 26, of Franklin Avenue, was cited for failure to maintain control after wrecking his motorcycle at the intersection of Maple Street and South Madison Avenue at 6:33 p.m. Sunday. He suffered minor scrapes. He had been eastbound on Maple when he skidded through the stop sign and his motorcycle traveled across South Madison and came to rest in the middle of Southeast Boulevard. The motorcycle had minor damage but could not be driven due to leaking oil. The fire department responded to place oil dry on the spot and a friend of the driver came for the motorcycle.

— Two dogs were reported at large in the 600 block of East Fourth Street at 6:10 p.m. Sunday. Officers made contact with the owner of the dogs who were in the front yard with no leash. He was advised of the leash laws and put the dogs inside.

— Police responded at 6:05 p.m. Sunday to Walmart on East State Street for a protection order violation. A woman said she had a protection order against her husband and he approached her at the store. She said she felt threatened due to his demeanor and past dealings with him. Charges are pending.

— Police were called at 5 p.m. Sunday to the 1100 block of East State Street to check the well-being of two people after a caller said they were sitting on the ground and appeared to be going in and out of consciousness. Officers made contact and the two people were eating food they got from the store next door. Both appeared ok and denied needing medical attention.

— An officer on patrol at 2:56 p.m. Sunday saw recent graffiti on the east side of a bridge support along the east side of the railroad tracks under the West State Street bridge. It appeared to be from a permanent marker.

— A woman from the 200 block of North Lincoln Avenue had a question Sunday about a property next to her residence.

— Officers took a report at 2:07 p.m. Sunday for an ongoing situation involving a missing juvenile.

— A caller at 1:07 p.m. Sunday in the 800 block of East Fifth Street reported an unruly juvenile who was crying and screaming on the ground. The juvenile had calmed down when police arrived. Everything was found ok.

— Police and fire department personnel responded at 12:35 p.m. Sunday to the 1000 block of Arch for a excessive smoke investigation. The smoke was coming from a Perry Township residence where a small amount of brush was being burned. Perry Township fire department was notified.

— A man from Franklin Avenue reported at 9:59 a.m. Sunday that he had been riding his bicycle north on South Howard on Saturday when he struck the side of a vehicle exiting the Speedway gas station. He said he flipped over the hood of the car but there appeared to be no damage at the time and his bicycle was not damaged. On Sunday, his left knee was sore. He had not obtained the name or license plate number of the driver of the car, but wanted a crash report. He was told it’s best to call when something happens so police can respond.


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