County Sheriff

— A Woodale Drive, Hanoverton, man reported at 10:36 a.m. Thursday his friend who is separated from her husband is being sexually assaulted by her husband. The man reported that her husband comes into her home at night and assaults her. A deputy contacted the woman who said that there was domestic violence the night before but she was uncertain if she wanted to do anything about it. The deputy told her that no one has the right to assault or abuse another whether they are married or not. She said she understood and would call 911 if anything happens in the future that she wants to report.

— A Center Township road department employee reported at 9:42 a.m. Thursday they found a grey safe in the creek near Furnace Road. The deputy recovered the safe and was able to open it to see documents inside that belonged to a man in Youngstown. The deputy attempted to contact the owner.

— A woman, address not listed, reported at 9:03 a.m. Wednesday she put $100 downs to purchase a vehicle from State Auto Sales Group on U.S. 62 in Alliance and the vehicle does not back up and the transmission is bad, therefore she no longer wants the vehicle, but the dealership is refusing to give her money back and will not return her phone calls. The woman told the deputy that she looked into the dealership and said they are known to scam people. The deputy attempted to contact the dealership but was not successful.

— A woman, address not listed, reported at 12:14 p.m. Wednesday tenants left some property at her sister’s rental property on state Route 164 in Center Township. The deputy told her it was a civil issue and that her sister would need to figure out what to do with the property left behind and she would need to contact the previous owners.

— A deputy went to a home on Lowmiller Road in West Township at 1:56 p.m. Thursday to conduct a welfare check on a man who left his vehicle at the dam at Atwood Lake for about three days. The deputy was able to contact the man’s friend who said that he spoke with him last night and he was fine. The man told the deputy that his friend was out at the lake with a boat fishing.

— The owner of Sunrise Mobile on James Drive in Yellow Creek Township reported at 12:23 p.m. Thursday a tenant was illegally connecting electricity. The owner said he is pursuing the eviction process and needed a report on file.


— Gage Mountz, Salem, reported at 2:33 p.m. Wednesday he was bitten by a dog on North Jefferson Street. Police spoke with the dog’s owner who said that she did not have any of three dogs on leashes and that they were loose in the back yard. She was unable to provide proof that the dog was up to date on its rabies shot.

— A Threshold Residential Services employee reported at 1:49 p.m. Tuesday a woman there was being harassed by her boyfriend. The man reported that the woman’s boyfriend was sending threatening messages to her and her father and other staff members. Police spoke with the woman and a co-worker who said that her boyfriend was threatening her father, not herself. The woman showed police the messages her boyfriend posted on Facebook in which he threatened her father. Police told the woman she should block her boyfriend because the things he was saying about her are not nice. The woman’s co-worker also showed police messages in which the man stated he wanted to get all of his girlfriend’s co-workers fired. Police spoke with the woman’s father about the threats, and advised him that there were enough evidence to file menacing charges against his daughter’s boyfriend. The woman’s father said he would take a few days to think about it.


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