Sherrif’s office

— An alarm was reported at 5:09 a.m. Sunday on Buck Road in Knox Township. Deputies were told to disregard after learning it was a carbon monoxide alarm and the fire department was dispatched.

— A fireworks complaint was reported at 9:56 p.m. Saturday in the area of Salem Grange Road and Cunningham, but nothing was found.

— Deputies responded to the 500 block of Union Street in Washingtonville after a call at 7:58 p.m. Saturday for a welfare check. Deputies found the rear door open, made entry and didn’t find anyone. The outside and all the buildings were checked with nothing found. A neighbor said the back door is usually wide open and he was going to check with a relative about it.

— A possible fraud issue was reported at 12:51 p.m. Saturday in the 3300 block of state Route 45 in Salem Township. The woman was told to speak with her service provider regarding cell phone issues.

— A man on Main Street in Washingtonville reported vandalism at 12:45 p.m. Saturday, saying that his car was spray painted sometime the previous night.

— An alarm drop was reported at 12:32 p.m. Saturday on Unity Line Road in Unity Township. The homeowner said everything was ok. Another alarm was called in for a business on state Route 170. There were no signs of forced entry or vandalism.

— Loud music was reported at 11:03 p.m. Friday on Hammondsville Road in Yellow Creek Township. Deputies found loud talking and screaming coming from another area after responding, finding a graduation party on Mercury Drive was echoing. The owner was asked to lower the noise level.

— A man on Pancake Clarkson Road in Middleton Township reported at 12:59 p.m. Friday that he received a photograph over his phone that two packages were delivered to his neighbor’s address and within 5 minutes of the delivery, the packages were missing. He said he spoke to a woman who was at her sister’s apartment and she did not see the packages, but that her sister left around the same time the packages were reportedly delivered. He said the packages contained socks and underwear valued at $53.

— Joah Leffler, 36, whose last known address was Wellsville, was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for having weapons while under disability and charged with domestic violence and kidnapping after deputies were called at 10:50 a.m. Friday to 18th Street Heights and Sherwood Road for a domestic violence complaint. The victim was a 32-year-old woman who is pregnant.

— The K-9 team with K-9 Hunter was called to the 18000 block of McCormick Run Road at 6:10 a.m. Friday to assist other deputies and officers searching for suspects involving in a breaking and entering. A female was already in custody but a male was still in a wooded area somewhere, last seen running from a residence. K-9 Hunter searched the wooded area but did not find anyone. Deputies had been called for a burglary in progress at a McCormick Run Road property at 5:11 a.m., but were unable to respond immediately due to a shooting call. Troopers from the Lisbon patrol post responded and saw two people inside the residence and one ran out the back. One person was taken into custody near the scene and one was still at large at the time, but was taken into custody Friday night.

— Jason Joy, 45, whose last known address was Wellsville, was charged with criminal mischief and theft of a firearm and taken to jail after deputies were called at 4:48 a.m. Friday to state Route 45 in Madison Township for a shooting complaint. The homeowner, Edward Osgood, 61, was charged with using a weapon while intoxicated. A female was transported to East Liverpool City Hospital for being highly intoxicated.

— A woman on Desellem Road, Madison Township, reported at 3:22 a.m. Friday that her boyfriend wouldn’t let her inside the residence. When deputies arrived, she said she was leaving for the night. He said he wanted her to move out and was told he’ll have to evict her.

Highway Patrol

— Levi Valentine Athey, 18, of New Waterford, was cited for failure to control, hit/skip and fictitious plates after crashing a motorcycle on Bye Road in Middleton Township at 10:40 p.m. June 17. The report said the motorcycle overturned and slid while negotiating a curve and the rider fled on foot. The license plate belonged to a different motorcycle. The patrol was able to track down the rider, Athey, learning someone took him to the hospital for minor injuries.

— Diane Davis, 54, of New Waterford, was cited for a stop sign violation after failing to yield while eastbound on Church Road, striking a northbound vehicle on state Route 7 driven by David Hanlin, 56, of Steubenville, at 3:33 p.m. June 12 in Middleton Township. No injuries were reported.

East Liverpool

— Officers investigated a civil matter at 6:57 p.m. Thursday in the 2400 block of St. Clair Avenue. A subject was moving out and the other person was arguing about property ownership.

— A fireworks complaint was received at 10:44 p.m. Thursday in the 1800 block of Harvey Avenue.

— A caller reported at 8:26 p.m. Thursday that his cousin took his white Mustang without his consent. Officers retrieved the vehicle at a traffic stop, and the subject declined to file charges.

— A verbal argument was reported shortly after 5 p.m. Thursday in the 400 block of Vine Street.

— A suspicious person allegedly knocked on the caller’s door at 10:39 p.m. Thursday in the 400 block of First Avenue and left the scene.

— A neighbor reported at 4:12 p.m. Thursday that she was babysitting some children when the father demanded she surrender them. She was advised on the proper procedure for a protection order.

— Shortly after midnight Thursday, a caller reported that a subject was in her 500 block of East 5th Street yard possibly trying to steal items. She scared him off allegedly, and police were unable to make contact with him.


— Officers at 8:25 p.m. Friday assisted Lisbon Fire Department and North Star with an emergency lift assist in the 100 block of West Chestnut.

— Police were dispatched at 9:14 a.m. Friday to Community Dental Center on Saltwell Road for a silent panic alarm for a patient who was upset and possibly out of control. The manager said a male patient was upset and yelling at the hygienist, who no longer wanted to work on the patient because he upset her. She was going to ask him to leave. She said he was swearing and yelling so loudly that they had to shut the doors to the rooms that the other patients were in. She believed he was going to escalate again, so an officer stood in the room with her as she asked him to leave to reschedule him for another date. He left with no more issues.

— An officer was driving on South Lincoln at 12:28 a.m. Friday when a man yelled from his front door to flag the officer down. He said another male wsa drunk inside his house and he wanted him to leave. He lives in the same building in a different apartment. The other male was walked by police into his residence.

— A female caller at 3:27 p.m. Thursday reported a white van was following her. She saw the van pass her a few times as she was walking home. Police noticed the van parked in the downtown and spoke with the driver, telling him a caller was concerned because she thought he was following her. He said he has multiple family members he visits in town and was just driving around on a nice day.

New Waterford

— A neighbor dispute was reported at 5:49 p.m. June 17 in the 46000 block of North State Street. All agreed not to have contact with each other.

— A female from Creek Road dropped off a phone at 4:11 p.m. June 16 related to a case under investigation. The phone was placed into evidence for a forensic examination.

— A suspicious vehicle or person was reported at 8:35 p.m. June 12 at the village park, with several people allegedly smoking marijuana. No one was found.


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