County Sheriff

— A Union Ridge Road, Middleton Township, woman reported at 10:35 a.m. Monday her live-in boyfriend, Joshua Robb, assaulted her in her vehicle and then took the vehicle after threatening and intimidating her. Robb, 30, was found driving her vehicle on state Route 154 and he was charged with domestic violence, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and driving under suspension. He also reportedly admitted to stealing four tires from Jim’s Tire in Wellsville earlier that day.

— A suspicious red car was reported on Roller Coaster Road, Elkrun Township, at 5:34 p.m. Tuesday, driving slowly past a mailbox. The resident was concerned they were trying to steal their mail, but the dogs keep scaring them off.

— A highly intoxicated Township Line Road, Madison Township, man reported at 9:08 a.m. Tuesday he wanted his girlfriend out of his home. She had left on foot and he was planning to file an eviction against her. Deputies explained it was a civil issue.

— A domestic dispute was reported at a Parkview Drive home at 2:33 p.m. Tuesday. Both parties had already separated when deputies arrived and deputies were told the woman had gone inside. However, there was a warrant for the woman and it was determined she had already fled through a back window into a wooded area. The area was checked, but she was not located.

— Someone reported at 12:49 p.m. Tuesday she took her 2007 PT Cruiser to Walt’s Body Shop in New Waterford to have some repairs, but Coport Auction took her car from Walt’s without her permission. She had already contacted her insurance company and the adjustor about what happened, but was told to also contact an attorney due to it being a civil issue.

Highway Patrol

— William K. Koon, 69, of Jeromesville, struck a deer while driving on state Route 45 in Madison Township at 11:29 a.m. Aug. 26. The crash left his Malibu disabled.

— Daisy Kelsey, 18, of Salem, was cited for failure to control after she went off the right side of the road and her Town Car overturned on its roof while she was driving on Woodsdale Road in Butler Township at 8:06 a.m. Friday. Kelsey said she swerved to miss a deer but there was no evidence either way. Kelsey declined medical treatment at the scene, saying she would seek treatment on later her own if necessary.

— Ronald B. Barton, 69, of East Liverpool, was flown to an area hospital with suspected series injuries following a one-vehicle accident on state Route 164 in Wayne Township at 5:35 p.m. Friday. Barton went off the right side of the road, with his Grand Caravan striking a culvert. The investigation remains under investigation.

— Edward Burak, 85, of Aliquippa, Pa., was cited for improper backing after he backed into the vehicle behind him, an Accord driven by Nancy A. Hostetter, 51, of Lincolnton, N.C. This occurred on Heck Road in Unity Township at 5:32 p.m. Saturday.


— While on patrol, police saw a vehicle speeding out of an alley on East Washington Street at 10:19 p.m. Friday, and identified the driver as Jeff Skidmore, 39, of Salem, who said he had just gotten into an argument with his ex-girlfriend, Tabbithia L. Boyd, and accidentally run over her foot while leaving the scene. Skidmore said he was checking on her kids when Boyd came running down the porch swearing at him. She allegedly struck Skidmore and also threw beer cans at his vehicle, which is when he put the car in reverse and ran over Boyd’s foot after she fell to the ground. When Skidmore asked her if she was OK, Boyd and her son began throwing gravel at his vehicle. Skidmore was told to sever all ties with Boyd and the children, and he agreed.

— Grady Hall Jr., 42, state Route 14, Columbiana, was cited for DUI and improper handling of firearms in a motor vehicle while under the influence following a traffic stop on East Washington Street at 1:23 a.m. Sunday. Police made contact with Hall after they found him sitting in the roadway for several minutes. Hall, who said he had stopped to send a text message, smelled of alcohol and told police he had one beer at 5 p.m. Hall agreed to take the field sobriety test but failed and then tested 0.15 on the BAC. When asked if he had any weapons in his vehicle, Hall turned over a loaded 9 mm handgun from the center console and a broke-open unloaded 12-gauge shotgun in the back seat.

East Palestine

— A McClure Avenue woman reported at 12:49 a.m. Tuesday a woman she knows threatened her and her children.

— At 11 p.m. Monday, a Sugar Camp resident reported a suspicious person knocked on their door and claimed he had been in a fight. The resident told the man, identified as Tyler Robinson, they were calling the police, and he left walking up the street. Robinson told police he had been beaten up, but refused to tell police who harmed him and declined to pursue charges. Police gave him a ride to his brother’s home.

— A domestic disturbance was reported at a West Clark Street home at 12:25 a.m. Monday. Chad Hiles, 33, West Clark Street, was charged with domestic violence.

— Tristan Tabor, 34, Brookdale Avenue, was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle following a traffic stop on Brookdale Avenue.

— A West Martin Street woman reported at 4:48 p.m. Sunday her ex-boyfriend is causing her problems at her home regarding the return of property.

— Police responded at 2:47 p.m. Sunday to an Alice Street home where someone was reporting a dog jumping out of a second story window. The owners of the dog were contacted and they were able to take control of the dog.

— A wallet was turned in by someone from a North Market Street business at 11:37 a.m. Sunday. The owner was notified to come pick it up.

— At 9:26 a.m. Sunday a man told police he had been traveling on an Amtrak train and got kicked off after a dispute involving his phone being stolen. The man said he was in California and had no way of contacting his family for assistance. Police assisted him in contacting his mother.


— A Salineville Road West woman reported at 5 p.m. Aug. 29, she was a victim of domestic violence and asked police to be present while she gathered some personal belongings from the home.

— Two young girls were reported going in and out of a property on Water Street on Saturday afternoon without permission.

— Jeremy Dean Morgan, West Main Street, was charged with domestic violence after reportedly making threats to harm his ex-spouse, whom he still lives with on 8:29 p.m. Saturday.

— Police and first responders assisted a fall victim at an East Main Street address at 11:55 p.m. Friday. She was assisted back to her feet.