County Sheriff

— A suspicious vehicle reported parked along Woodsdale Road, Butler Township, at 12:35 p.m. Tuesday was found to be Townsend Tree Service cutting trees along the power lines across from the home.

— Someone at Premier Estates Trailer Park, West Township, reported at 11:21 p.m. Tuesday someone was riding an ATV through the trailer park. Deputies found someone behind a home on U.S. Route 30, messing with a small ATV and spoke with that person.

–An East Main Street, Washingtonville, man reported someone cut the screen out of his screen door and broke a light off outside of the house at 4:47 p.m. Tuesday. He said his landlords wanted him to file the report about the damage because there is a landlord-tenant dispute going on with another resident at the same location.

— Deputies responded to a report of someone attempting to harm him/her-self on Leslie Road in Madison Township at 9:34 p.m. Monday.

— Two children were reported at 9:08 a.m. Sunday living in a home on North Pleasant Drive in Unity Township, where there were rats and mice and filthy conditions. Deputies spoke to a man who lived there and he invited them in to check the house, which did not appear out of the normal. The home was clean without any rodents to be found and the eldest child was eating in the kitchen. Both children appeared to be well cared for. According to the father, the children have not been in school and their mother has an attorney dealing with the school issue with the East Palestine district. Deputies relayed the information to the school resource officer.


— An officer responded to the 300 block of Somer Street at 6:07 p.m. Monday where a resident reported a neighbor using vulgar language and playing obscene music too loud for her 6-year-old daughter and that she had already asked the neighbor to turn the music down. The officer could not hear loud music, but advised the neighbor of the complaint, at which time he began bringing up different subjects. He was advised to call the police chief the next morning.

— An officer responded to the area of State and Hazel streets at 9:03 p.m. Monday in reference to a small child walking and wearing a backpack with a red light on it. The officer found an adult woman and her husband and confirmed that she was mistaken for a child.


— A Stewart Avenue resident reported on station at 6:43 a.m. Tuesday someone she knows was contacting her and making threats. The person was contacted and advised to stop contacting the resident.

— Officers responded to the 200 block of North Union Avenue at 7 a.m. in reference to loud music and spoke with a resident who agreed to turn the music down. Officers returned 15 minutes later for another complaint of loud music. The resident was warned he would be cited under the city’s noise ordinance if he didn’t turn the music down. The resident again agreed to turn the music down.

— Officers responded to the 100 block of West State Street at 11:06 a.m. Tuesday where a complainant reported an individual had maliciously struck her dog. The individual said she was training the dog and had redirected its attention by gently kneeing it in the side. The complainant also the person had snapped the leash, which the individual said was also part of the training to walk on a leash.

— Officers stood by at a 200 block South Howard Avenue home at 12:58 p.m. Tuesday while Columbiana County Children Services spoke with an individual.

–A 300 block Brooklyn Avenue resident reported at 1:32 p.m. Tuesday the father of her children had been at her home to see the children, but she does not want him there due to her pending legal action against him. She was advised to call back if he returns.

— Officers responded to the area of Bricker Farms Lane at 1:51 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a suspicious vehicle in a field. An investigation revealed the vehicle had been reported stolen by Perry Township police. The officers stood by until Perry Township officers arrived.

— An employee at a 2900 block East State Street business reported at 2:52 p.m. Tuesday a male individual had attempted to enter the business through an exit and had grabbed her when she tried to stop him. The male had entered the business, but employees were unable to positively identify him. They were advised to call police if he returns.

— Officers responded to the 600 block of East Sixth Street at 4:40 p.m. Tuesday where a resident reported someone he doesn’t know had been in the hallway outside his door. Officers determined the person lives in the area.

— Officers responded to Centennial Park at 6:39 p.m. Tuesday in reference to loud music and found juveniles in a pavilion. They were advised to keep the noise down.

— Officers responded to a 700 block Newgarden Avenue home at 8:50 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a domestic dispute. Upon arrival of officers, one of the individuals involved fled on foot, but later returned. Officers determined it to be a verbal dispute between a father and adult son. They were advised to stay away from each other.

— Officers responded to the Salem Regional Medical Center at 9:29 p.m. Tuesday to assist staff with a combative patient who had been brought in by Columbiana EMS and wanted to be taken to another facility. The patient admitted to having suicidal thoughts and was held for evaluation.

— Officers responded to the 100 block of Ohio Avenue at 10:58 p.m. Tuesday where a property owner reported a male individual holding a female inside a vehicle against her will. Officers found the male inside the vehicle and the woman outside. The woman said she was not held against her will and lives at the apartment. The property owner said he did not want the male on the property, but was advised the resident had invited him there.

— Officers responded to a domestic dispute in the 300 block of East Fourth Street at 1:25 a.m. Wednesday and found a woman with a visible injury to her face and the other individual involved already gone. The woman wanted to press charges but was too intoxicated to complete a statement.

— An officer responded to a 200 block South Union Avenue home at 7:29 a.m. Wednesday where the resident reported a theft from the home. Neighbors confirmed seeing suspicious activity and an investigation led to a 1400 block East State Street location where the stolen items were recovered. The items were returned to the complainant and charges are pending.


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