County Sheriff

— At 11:25 p.m. Monday family reported a 76-year-old woman had left her daughter’s home on Dyke Road, Middleton Township, possibly heading toward Columbus by way of Lisbon and state Route 172. Deputies checked the area and spotted the woman’s vehicle parked on the east side of Pinky’s. She and her dog were inside the car asleep. Deputies woke the woman up and learned her husband recently died and she was feeling like she was being a burden on her daughter. Deputies explained her daughter loved her and wanted her to stay while she grieves. With the woman agreed and dispatchers contacted the daughter, who came to the location.

— A state Route 14 man reported at 1:22 p.m. Monday someone stole about 50 political signs urging voters to vote “no” for the East Palestine Schools tax levy. The signs had been in various areas of Unity Township.

— A Hartley Road, Butler Township, resident reported at 2:15 p.m. Sunday he has photos of someone trespassing on his property. When deputies returned his call, he said he had now determined the person was actually a neighbor, who was assisting with some farm animals which had gotten loose.

— A North Ellsworth Avenue, Salem, man reported at 12:10 p.m. Sunday someone he knows took his 2004 Cavalier without permission. Deputies explained he needed to file a stolen vehicle report but he refused to cooperate because he not want the person charged.

— A state Route 154, Middleton Township, resident reported at 2:42 p.m. Sunday he heard someone yelling and gunshots. Deputies found a man working on his vehicle and yelling at it because he was unable to remove the oil filter. Deputies checked the home and found everyone was fine.

— Deputies responded to the area of state Route 172 and U.S. Route 30 for a suspicious person at 5:08 p.m. Monday. Deputies found Nicholas O’Hanlon near a state Route 172 address and it was found he had been knocking on doors trying to find a ride after being released from the county jail. He also appeared to be under the influence and complaining of chest, abdominal and other pains, so KLG was called. He was transported to Salem Regional Medical Center.

— A white Camaro was reported found behind an abandoned home on Wells Hollow Road at 5:40 p.m. March 10. The vehicle had previously been reported stolen. The owner was contacted to get the vehicle. There was no damage found, but CD’s, glasses and a case to hold the convertible top were all missing.


— Police were called to a domestic dispute on North Market Street at 5:17 a.m. Monday. Police determined the apartment lease was in both their names, and the male half of the relationship agreed to leave. Both parties said no one was assaulted or threatened.

— Police were called to a domestic dispute at the Days Inn at 10:08 a.m. Monday. The man said he had been arguing in a hallway with his girlfriend, who he accused of stealing $600 from him. The woman left before the officer arrived. The man was told to call back should she return, and he was warned about causing any further disturbances.


— A man reported that his brothers were arguing and pushing at South Main Street at 11:02 a.m. Monday. Officers took a report and parties involved declined charges.

— Officers recovered a black 12-speed Roadmaster Mt. Fury bicycle on East Park Avenue at 8:17 a.m. Monday. The bike has been placed into storage pending ownership.

East Palestine

— A woman went on station to file a civil custody report at 6:02 p.m. Friday.

— A man reported that someone broke into his vehicle while it was parked in the Rite Aid parking lot at 10:10 p.m. Friday. An investigation is pending.

East Liverpool

— Officers were dispatched the area of Ambrose Avenue and Maine Boulevard in regards to a vehicle chasing a subject on foot at 1:38 a.m. Tuesday.

— A nurse at the East Liverpool City Hospital emergency room at 4:57 a.m. Tuesday that three females subjects were waiting to “jump” a patient being discharged from the emergency room.

— A noise complaint was reported at 2:36 a.m. Tuesday in the 300 block of Moore Street.

— Jonathan Easterday, no address provided, was arrested at 3:13 a.m. Tuesday on a domestic violence after allegedly choking and punching the mother of his children in the face.

— Police responded at 3:43 a.m. Tuesday to the first block of Market Street to a suicidal teenager due to bullying. They were unable to find the subject.

— An alarm drop in the boiler room of Westgate Middle School was investigated at 8:08 a.m. Tuesday.

Liverpool Township

— Carlos Spinner, no address listed, was served with an active warrant out of Beaver County at 11:15 p.m. Friday.

— A resident in the area of Maplewood Avenue reported at 7:46 a.m. Wednesday that an unknown subject broke her car window out sometimes overnight.

— Police responded at 10:38 p.m. Saturday to the 800 block of Mayberry Street for a fight. Participants were given information on how to press charges if they wished.

Perry Township

— An officer responded to a 500 block West Pine Lake Road home at 8:19 a.m. Friday to check the welfare of an individual who had been taken from a nursing home in Clayton, N.C. The officer spoke with the resident and her mother and found that the mother had signed herself out of the nursing home and had no medical condition preventing her from doing so.

— An officer responded to the area of Egypt and Painter roads at 12:38 p.m. Friday in reference to an elderly man walking along the roadway and possible in need of assistance. The officer found the man who said he was just out for a walk.

— An officer spoke with an 1800 block Cliff Drive resident at 12:39 p.m. Friday in reference to living conditions with their sibling. The resident was advised to contact an attorney.

— Robert W. Reckner, 39, Salem, was arrested on active felony warrants out of Columbiana County after police responded to the 200 block of Idaho Avenue where he allegedly stole a WiFi tower. The tower was found hidden at the complainant’s home.

— An officer responded to the 2000 block of Countryside Driver where a resident reported receiving phone calls from several different numbers, upsetting her husband.

— An officer spoke with a Columbus resident at 10:02 a.m. Saturday who said she had received threats of bodily harm from her father who lives in Perry Township. The resident said she also believed her family members had been breaking into her apartment in the Columbus area. She was advised to contact Columbus police as well.

— Police responded to the area of state routes 45 and 9 at 10:34 a.m. Saturday in reference to a juvenile walking along the roadway. Police spoke with the juvenile who said he was walking home from a friend’s house and was given a courtesy ride home to the 200 block of Idaho Ave.

— Steve Martin, 32, Leetonia, was arrested on an active warrant out of Columbiana County for failure to appear on a child support warrant after responded to the 1200 block of Andrew Avenue at 2:46 p.m. Saturday after being made aware of his location.

— Police responded to a 200 block Stewart Road home at 3:02 a.m. Sunday where the resident reported someone during a party at the home had entered her bedroom and gone through several dresser drawers and her purse, removing $300 in cash and her husband’s gold ring valued at $500. The matter was forwarded to the detective bureau.

— A 900 block West Pine Lake Road resident reported at 7:49 a.m. Sunday someone overnight had damaged their mailbox, possibly with a baseball bat.

— Police spoke with two complainants on station at 2:30 p.m. Sunday regarding an assault that occurred at the Blossom nursing facility. The matter is under investigation.

— Police responded to a single-vehicle crash at Newgarden Avenue and Conser Drive at 4:44 p.m. Sunday in which Keith E. Stokes, 50, Lisbon, was southbound and traveled off the right side of the roadway, striking a ditch and utility pole before coming to rest against a tree. KLG responded to evaluate Stokes and his vehicle was towed from the scene. The report does not state if a citation was issued.

— Police responded to the Salem Regional Medical Center at 6:38 p.m. Sunday in reference to a 15-year-old Pidgeon Road female with severe burns to her hand and leg. The juvenile said she was attempting to start a fire in the family’s fire pit, heard a loud boom and found herself on fire, at which time her mother rushed her to the hospital. The juvenile was treated and transferred to the Akron Children’s Hospital burn unit.

— Police checked on a suspicious vehicle at Circle K South on South Lincoln Avenue at 2:49 a.m. Tuesday. The blue vehicle had been at the gas pump for an extended amount of time and there was no movement from the person inside the vehicle. The man inside told police he was playing on his cell phone and he would leave.

— An employee of Compco Quaker on Georgetown Road reported vandalism of a vehicle at 9:43 p.m. Monday.

— Police responded to the 200 block of Apple Street at 8:38 p.m. Monday for a report of a juvenile attempting to harm themselves. KLG ambulance and township fire department personnel arrived and the juvenile was transported to the hospital.


— An officer responded to Wick Park at 5:57 p.m. Friday in reference to older juveniles on the playground equipment for small children. They were advised not to play on the equipment.

— An officer responded to the area of Bears Den and Sleepy Hollow roads at 4:20 p.m. Friday in reference to a person riding a dirt bike. The officer found two juveniles in the K-12 campus parking lot. One of the juveniles admitted to riding the bike in the area, which is where he lives. He was advised not to ride his bike fast or possibly lose it to his parents.

— Christopher James Milsom, 38, Washingtonville, was charged with OVI and one way traffic violation following a traffic stop at High and Oak streets early Sunday morning.

— A patrolling officer at 9:10 p.m. Sunday observed an open garage door in the 400 block Somer Street. The owner was notified and responded, finding nothing out of place.


— Police responded at 11:42 a.m. Tuesday to the area of East State Street and Washington for a report of a male waving his arms. Officers saw the male was committing no violation and he was simply singing and dancing to music.

— Police were called at 8:59 a.m. Tuesday to the 700 block of North Ellsworth Avenue with fire department first responders and EMT for a juvenile possibly ingesting medication. The juvenile was transported to Akron Children’s Hospital and Children Services was being notified.

— A man in the 1700 block of North Ellsworth Avenue reported at 4:31 a.m. Tuesday that his vehicle was parked and locked in the driveway Monday night and now it’s missing. Officers were made aware the vehicle may be in Washingtonville with a friend. Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office was asked to look at the Washingtonville address.

— A barking dog was reported at 11:37 p.m. Monday in the 300 block of West 10th Street. The dog was located and officers attempted to reach the homeowner, but were unable to reach anyone. The dog appeared unharmed.

— Police responded to Salem Regional Medical Center at 8:09 p.m. Monday to assist hospital staff with a patient threatening to leave after being placed on suicide watch. The patient was calm when police arrived.

— A man from the 2000 block of Monroe reported at 7:05 p.m. Monday that someone tried the doorknob to his residence and then walked away. He believes someone had the wrong apartment and realized it after not being able to get inside.

— A reckless driver was reported at 7:03 p.m. Monday at Franklin and South Lincoln, but was not found. A caller said the vehicle was on state Route 344 outside the city.

— A theft reported at 5:32 p.m. Monday at 2789 E. State St. was under investigation.

— Police responded at 4:53 p.m. Monday to the 300 block of North Ellsworth Avenue to check the well-being of children after pictures were received of drug activity. Officers arrived and spoke with one adult and four male juveniles. Only one of the juveniles said there was drug activity there in the past and that he sent the pictures. He said there were currently no drugs in the house. Contact was made with the female resident who is mother to two of the juveniles and she said there was no drug activity going on. In the past, she said she used marijuana but nothing recently. Children Services will be notified about the complaint.

— A domestic was reported at 4:49 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of East Fourth Street where the parties had separated and police learned a male held a knife to his own neck and caused minor scratches. Nothing physical happened and the male half voluntarily was transported to the hospital for a psychiatric evaluation.

— Robert Harroff, 31, of 315 Lisbon St., Columbiana, was taken into custody on West Pershing Street on a warrant for felony drug possession at 3:58 p.m. Monday and turned over to deputies from the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office.

— Police were called at 3:20 p.m. Monday to a law office at 220 N. Lundy Ave. for a person to be removed. Police found that an argument ensued inside the business. All parties were separated when police arrived. After speaking with police, all parties went their separate ways.

— Police responded at 2:13 p.m. Monday to Walmart on East State Street for a male laying on a bench inside the door for the past hour or more. He told police he was just resting and wasn’t doing anything wrong. The caller said he was allowed to be there, but that she received reports that the male was approaching people at their vehicles in the parking lot. He was told he can stay but to keep to himself.

— Two dogs were reported at large in the 1600 block of East State Street at 1:43 p.m. Monday. The owner obtained them and they were inside when police arrived.

— Police were called at 1:31 p.m. Monday to the Giant Eagle parking lot at 2401 E. State St. to check the well-being of a female passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle in the parking lot. She told police she was taking a nap while waiting for a prescription.

— A woman in the 1200 block of Jennings said a known male was trespassing and was seen on her property at 2:40 a.m. Monday. She was told if the male was invited by a resident, then he can’t be charged. She was checking with the other residents to make sure he wasn’t invited.

— A possible intoxicated driver was reported at 11:06 a.m. Monday in the 1900 block of East State Street in a gray Chevy SUV. The driver pulled into the hospital parking lot and officers made contact with a female who said she’s been sick and was told to go to the hospital. There were no signs of intoxication.

— Smith Oil on East State Street reported the theft of $28 worth of gas at 10:42 a.m. Monday.