Sheriff’s office

— A cow was reported in the roadway in the area of Y and O and McIntosh Roads at 1:52 a.m. Thursday. Deputies checked the area at that time and about an hour later without finding any animals.

— A McCann Road, Butler Township man reported at 12:52 a.m. Thursday his 19-year-old daughter did not arrive back to her college. Deputies checked the possible route and areas nearby without finding her. The father then called back to say she was found safe.


— Wires were reported down in the 200 block of East High Street at 2:31 p.m. Wednesday where a tree limb broke off and pulled them down. Police found the lines down, contacted Ohio Edison about possible live wires down and closed off the street until Ohio Edison could arrive.

— An open door was reported at the Lisbon Pilgrim Holiness Church at 4:02 a.m. Monday. Police checked the building, but found no sign of illegal activity.

— A suspicious vehicle was reported in an alley off East Pine Street at 12:47 a.m. Thursday. Police checked the area for several minutes, but did not find the vehicle.

— Someone reported possible drugs in a dryer at the Lisbon Laundry mat at 10:45 p.m. Sept. 4. Police retrieved them.

— Michelle Harris was charged with falsification after she allegedly claimed on Aug. 27 she was struck in the eye by Robert Mountz, who according to two witnesses was at his home during the time the alleged assault occured. Harris additionally had a black eye when she made the report, which police believed appeared to be drawn on with a dark, powdery substance.

— An open door was reported at a home in the 200 block of West Washington Street at 11:59 a.m. Sept. 2. Police called one of the owners of the house and secured the door.

–Police assisted the county sheriff’s office looking for a vehicle belonging to a missing person in the 100 block of West Pine Street at 1:25 a.m. Aug. 31, but the vehicle was not located.

— A woman at the Kendall House was reportedly refusing to put down a pair of scissors at 11:53 p.m. Aug. 24 and had pointed them at staff. The woman was found sitting on the back porch with the scissors and she complied with police asking her to put them down. After talking to police about her mental state, she was transported to East Liverpool City Hospital by ambulance for evaluation.

— A manager at Circle K reported at 1:07 p.m. Tuesday a man stole a can of alcohol. After reviewing the tapes, the manager found he had stolen four Twisted Teas, taking a can each time he comes in the store. Matthew Ryan Barton, 27, East Lincoln Way, was charged with thefts.

— A woman reported at 12:55 p.m. Sunday she had met the father of her child to exchange custody at the police station and was concerned because she believed he was under the influence. Police checked the man with a field sobriety test and he showed no signs of being impaired. Police also did not smell any odor of alcohol. The woman then claimed police would not smell anything because he had snorted something. She then gave him the child.

— A woman reported at 7:18 a.m. Sept. 3 she was concerned about a man beating his dogs in the 400 block of North Jefferson Street. While in the area visiting, she said she saw the man beat and drag his dogs by their neck. He also reportedly kneeled over one and repeatedly punched it in the head. She then jumped in and began to hit the man in the head. The dogs also reportedly were skinny and had a skin disease. Police spoke to the dog warden and went to the home. The dogs appeared fed and friendly, but did have a skin disease. The warden told the owner to get tags and a vet appointment.

— Police responded to a South Lincoln Avenue home at 5:18 p.m. Aug. 31, where a drunk man was yelling at people. Police found Daniel Dochterman to be very intoxicated, charged him with public intoxication and ordered him to stay on his own property and to stop disturbing his neighbors. About an hour later he was found back on the sidewalk yelling at a person down the street. When he was asked to stop yelling, the man turned as if he was going to fight them and was transported to the county jail on a persistent disorderly conduct while intoxicated charge.

— Police saw a man on a motorcycle looking over his shoulder at 4:51 a.m. Aug. 29, appear to signal a left turn onto West High Street, but continue driving on North Market Street. The man then excessively accelerated on North Beaver, ran a stop sign and pass a SUV in a no passing zone. Robert Lutman was eventually stopped by the highway patrol and was cited with reckless operation and driving under suspension for his alleged actions in Lisbon.


–Officers were dispatched to Pennex terminal regarding threats being made towards workers Wednesday. Officers requested assistance from Columbiana Police Department and the Sheriffs Office and conducted a search of the area due to the nature of the reported threats. Officers were unable to locate anyone or any vehicles.

–Police were called to a Summit Street address to assist with a man who had fallen out of bed Wednesday.

Highway Patrol

— Tarisa M. McLaughlin, 16, East South Range Road, New Springfield, was southbound on state Route 164 in Fairfield Township at 4:30 p.m. Monday when she went off the right side of the roadway, overcorrected and then went off the right side of the road again, crossed the center line, traveled off the left side of the road and overturned. She was checked by Leetonia EMS for suspected minor injuries and cited with failure to control.

— Dale K. Carder, 63, Akron, was eastbound on a motorcycle on state Route 172 at 2:09 p.m. Monday when he went off the right side of the road and struck a ditch. Carder was transported to Aultman Hospital in Alliance with suspected minor injuries and cited with failure to control.

— An unknown driver in a vehicle owned by Whitney Carter, North Shadyside Drive, East Liverpool, was traveling northeast on Cameron Road in Madison Township when the vehicle went off the left side of the road and struck an embankment. Both the driver and passenger fled the scene. The crash was reported at 12:40 a.m. Sunday. Carter, who later admitted to being the passenger in the vehicle, was cited with underage possession of alcohol for alcohol reportedly found in the vehicle.

— Jacob B. McEldowney, 34, Carey Road, Salem, was northbound on Valley Road in Butler Township at 4:40 p.m. Tuesday when he went left of center striking a southbound vehicle driven by Brent A. Nelson, 42, Carey Road, Salem, head on. Both McEldowney and Nelson were checked for minor injuries by Beloit EMS. McEldowney was cited with marked lanes, OVI and OVI-high test.

— Betty Lou Gribben, 83, Bye Road, East Palestine, was stopped northbound on state Route 170 in Middleton Township, waiting to make a left turn onto Bye Road at 3:29 p.m. Tuesday when a driver came around the bend behind her and struck the back of her vehicle. The other driver then drove away without stopping. Gribben was not injured.

— Linda Darlene Bailes, 56, Spring Valley Road, Salineville, was westbound on Spring Valley Road in Wayne Township at 1 a.m. Sept. 4, when she went off the right side of the road, struck a culvert and a garbage can. A mirror found at the scene matched the one still attached to her vehicle when troopers found her vehicle at her home the next day. Bailes claimed she overcompensated to miss a deer. She was cited with failure to control. No injuries were reported.


— Police responded to a domestic at 9:07 p.m. Thursday on Rose Avenue where a woman had an argument with her brother over the well-being of their father. He left before police arrived.

— Police at 8:17 p.m. Thursday found a male and female picking up items on the road on South Lundy and Aetna. The female said she was skateboarding in the road and fell, injuring her elbow and dropping her belongings. She declined medical attention and finished picked up her belongings. Both were identified and she was told not to skateboard in the road. She gave consent for police to search her purse, but nothing was found.

— An officer at 6:54 p.m. Thursday stopped a person who was darting into traffic in the 200 block of South Lundy Avenue. The person had no warrants.

— A fight was reported between three juveniles at 6:17 p.m. Thursday at the playground at Reilly School where a woman said her son was pushed and knocked down by two other boys. Officers saw no marks on any of the boys, with the incident under investigation.

— A barking dog was reported at 6:16 p.m. Thursday on Southeast Boulevard, with the owner told about the complaint.

— Police were called at 4:53 p.m. Thursday to South Ellsworth Avenue south of the railroad tracks for a possible water line break. Another officer had seen a tanker filing water from a hydrant a short time earlier, accounting for the water on the road.

— A caller at 2:27 p.m. Thursday reported someone blowing grass in the road on Southeast Boulevard and East Pershing, but nobody was found.

— Police and fire department medics were called at 1:31 p.m. Thursday to the 1700 block of North Ellsworth Avenue for a person who crashed a mini bike on their property and suffered a laceration. No ambulance was available, so the fire department transported the victim to a medical facility.

— A woman at 12:08 p.m. Thursday came to the station to report being scammed out of $1,200. She had already closed her bank account.

— Officers at 10:34 a.m. Thursday assisted Columbiana Police with the arrest of a person located at the hospital who was wanted on felony warrants. Columbiana Police took the person into custody.

— A caller in the 300 block of East Second Street at 9:32 a.m. Thursday reported a man urinating in the parking lot, which was seen by several employees of the business. The man had pulled into the lot in a maroon Ford Fusion, pulled near the front of the business, opened his car door and then urinated. An investigation is pending.

— The school resource officer reported being made aware of an issue at 8:22 a.m. Thursday and investigating it. Information will be sent to juvenile court.

Perry Township

— Police responded to West 14th Street at 6:34 a.m. Friday for a neighbor who drove into his neighbor’s yard, causing minor damage, and drove away. The caller also said the neighbor has a loud exhaust and revs his engine.

— A possible prowler was reported at 4:44 a.m. Friday in the 400 block of Maryland Avenue where a woman said kids are messing with her outside lights and she can hear them putting duct tape over the lights. Police found no evidence of anyone around the residence. There have been multiple calls to the residence for this type of complaint.

— A domestic was reported at 8:48 p.m. Thursday on Jones Drive where a man said his ex-girlfriend showed up at his residence and he wants her removed. Police found it was a verbal situation and told both to stay away from each other.

— A woman in the 1200 block of West State Street reported at 1:19 p.m. Thursday that the window to her home was pushed in overnight. Nothing was found missing.

— An alarm drop was reported at 4:52 p.m. Thursday in the 300 block of West Pidgeon Road. All windows and doors appeared secure, but a door inside the open garage was found unlocked. Officers checked the interior and found everything secure.


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