County Sheriff

— An elderly woman with dementia on Hartley Road, Knox Township, was having problems at 12:21 p.m. Friday and was transported to the hospital by ambulance after her doctor agreed to have her admitted.

— A Millrock Road, Middleton Township man reported at 11:06 p.m. Sunday his son took his horse and buggy off his property without his consent and then broke into his other son’s home by kicking in the back door. A warrant was issued to charge David J. Weaver, Carroll County, with theft and burglary.

— At 3:04 p.m. Sunday, Dollar General, Damascus, employees reported concerns about two people who were in the store and believed one of them had warrants for their arrest. The two people had left the store when deputies arrived, but the vehicle was found at the Deer Run Mobile Trailer Park. Deputies spoke to the two people, but found neither had warrants. They drove back to the Dollar General to clear up the confusion, but the manager said she does not want the two people to return to the store.

— A man was found by deputies slumped over the steering wheel of his truck parked at his home on Bayard Road, West Township at 10:27 a.m. Monday. He ultimately was found to be fine, but suspected narcotics were found in the vehicle and seized to be sent to the crime lab.

— A Ridgeview Drive woman arrived at the sheriff’s office at 7:08 a.m. Monday to report she has a protection order against a man who came into her home that morning.

— An Eagleton Road, Salem Township, woman reported her ex-husband texted her on Thursday to say he was going to shove his hand down her throat. He also told her to shove her finger somewhere. She was planning to get a protection order against him, but she needs to have some contact with him because they have children together and wants to limit their conversation to the children.

— Deputies were called to the BMV in Lisbon at 8:55 a.m. Monday where people in line were having arguments with patrons of other businesses in the plaza. Employees of the Columbiana County School Employees Credit Union said they and their customers were having difficulty getting into the bank because the line from the BMV is spread out across the front of the plaza. People waiting in line for the BMV were arguing with these customers because they believed they were cutting in line. Deputies spoke to the BMV employees and asked them to rotate their line to the other side of their building.

— A Sprucevale Road, Middleton Township, woman reported at 10:36 a.m. Monday she believed someone was at an old car in the woods near her house. While deputies were on their way, she called again to say she did not need them because she believed it to be noises caused by an animal.

Highway Patrol

— Ralph Scott, 86, of Beaver Falls, Pa., was cited for assured clear distance when he struck the rear of Ronald Reidy, 73, of East Palestine, who was slowing down to make a right turn onto Jimtown Road from state Route 170 in Unity Township at 2 p.m. Monday.


— Chief Mike Abraham responded to South Beaver Street for a possible domestic dispute reported by a third party at 12:57 p.m. Monday. Upon arrival, police learned that the woman screamed because the man accidentally closed the door on her finger, but it was an accident.

— Robert McLaughlin, 59, was cited for public intoxication when an officer found him around West Park Avenue with no shirt or shoes on at 12:32 a.m. Thursday. The officer said McLaughlin was knocking on several doors, while being very intoxicated. He said he was upset so he was drinking. He was escorted home by police.

East Liverpool

— A hit and run incident involving a parked car happened sometime before noon Sunday in the area of Walter and Pennsylvania.

— A property owner asked officers of extra checks at 2:26 a.m. Monday after allegedly seeing a Jeep outside her home and fearing they were trying to break in.

— Police were dispatched at 12:53 a.m. Tuesday to the 1500 block of St. Clair Avenue for three juveniles carrying signs. No one was found.

— A fireworks complaint was filed at 1:52 a.m. Tuesday in the area of Elmwood and Mapletree.

— A caller reported a suspicious vehicle at 3:58 a.m. Tuesday in the first block of Cleveland Avenue. Police arrived and had negative contact with the white Cadillac described.

— A caller reported at 9:43 p.m. Monday disturbed woman was causing a scene in the parking lot of the downtown Giant Eagle and employees were trying to calm her.

— An elderly man reported at 6:11 p.m. Monday in the 1600 block of Park that two kids were in his backyard and pointed a rifle at his dog. He was unsure if it was a pellet gun and scared them away.

— A neighbor dispute was reported at 9:58 p.m. Monday in the 300 block of Wilbert Avenue.

— Officers were called at 9:18 p.m. Monday to the VFW to investigate a report of kids bothering construction equipment at the site. They were playing hide and seek, and the equipment was not damaged.

— A possible suicidal girl was reportedly walking along the railroad tracks near the first block of Elizabeth Street at 5:29 p.m. Monday. Upon checking, she was fine.

Liverpool Township

— Officers responded at 6:40 p.m. Sunday to a home to investigate a child custody issue.

— No citations were noted at 2:51 p.m. May 26 when Cody Reckner, of Sprucevale Road allegedly sideswiped Cierra Wern, of Densmore Avenue, on Boring Lane.

— Police told a man not to return to a 900 block of West Eighth Street residence after he showed up there with a gun shortly before 5 p.m. May 29.


— A caller at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday reported a male appeared to be talking loudly on a phone but was not making sense in the 800 block of East Fourth Street. No one was found.

— Loud music was reported at 11:06 p.m. Monday in the 200 block of East Fourth Street. The homeowner was told to turn it down.

— Police responded to a domestic at 10:25 p.m. Monday in the 300 block of West Pershing Street where a mother and daughter had a physical altercation, with each saying the other started it. Both denied causing harm to the other. Pictures were taken of several red marks on one person and drug paraphernalia items were removed from the residence. The daughter left for the evening and was told a summons will be issued related to the drug items in her possession. The incident will be reviewed by the prosecutor.

— Police checked the area of South Lincoln near West Perry for a well-being check after a caller said he almost hit a man in a motorized wheelchair due to low visibility. The man was not found.

— A woman in the 300 block of Ohio Avenue reported at 9:37 p.m. Monday that a dog charged at her but did not bite. Officers told the owner to keep the dog on a leash.

— A clerk at Smith Oil on East State Street reported at 9:19 p.m. Monday that a driver in a silver PT Cruiser left without paying for $26 worth of fuel. Another drive-off was reported earlier at 6:54 p.m., but didn’t include a vehicle description or amount.

— A watch found on the ground was brought to the police station at 8:34 p.m. Monday and placed in the lost and found.

— Officers responded at 8:13 p.m. Monday to the 300 block of Rose for a possible fire, finding a person grilling in the carport of a property. The fire department told the person to pull the grill into the driveway.

— Police on patrol at 6:22 p.m. Monday in the 300 block of Sharp saw a dog run into the road, then it ran back to the owner across the street. The owner said the dog slipped its collar, but the problem would be corrected.

— Police were called at 5:07 p.m. Monday to the 1200 block of Cedar Ridge Drive for a child custody issue. A man said he was the father and this was his day to take the child but the child did not want to go with him. The mother told police she was okay with the child wanting to stay with her. Officers advised the father the child could not be forced to go and he’ll have to contact his attorney.

— A credit card found in the 100 block of North Lincoln Avenue was dropped off at the police station at 4:38 p.m. Monday. Attempts were made to contact the owner. The card was left in the lost and found.

— Police checked a Pershing Street property at 4:02 p.m. Monday for a reported stolen vehicle for Alliance Police. The vehicle was not found.

— An irate female was reported at 2:30 p.m. Monday in the 500 block of Continental Drive. The caller said the female was helping a family member move out of an apartment and was yelling and threatening the manager and other tenants of the complex. Officers spoke with the female and told her she can’t be yelling at other tenants and the manager, causing annoyance and alarm. She left the premises.

— Police responded at 1:06 p.m. Monday for a harassment complaint at Walmart on East State Street where a Leetonia woman said she was receiving unwanted texts and messages from the girlfriend of a man she had been speaking with. She was told her options. Officers made contact with the other person and told her to cease contact with the woman.

— K-9 Simon was requested at 12:57 p.m. Monday to assist the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office and Columbiana Police K-9 in the tracking of a suspect wanted by the sheriff’s office. Simon assisted and left after the person was found by deputies.

— Officers were asked at 9:52 a.m. Monday by Beaver Township Police to contact a person in the 400 block of Aetna. The person had moved out, but officers got a contact number.

— A reckless operator was reported at 9:03 a.m. Monday in the area of North Lincoln and East Third. An officer saw the vehicle from a few cars back but saw no violations.


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