County Sheriff

— A domestic dispute was reported on Desellem Road in Madison Township at 6:52 p.m. Tuesday. Both people refused to prosecute the other.

— Someone called 911 and left the line open during a domestic dispute on Timber Run Street, Unity Township, at 7:22 p.m. Tuesday. The couple refused to prosecute each other.

— A Morris Road, Lisbon, man reported at 1:03 p.m. Tuesday someone stole the rear plates of his vehicle. A socket that was used was left behind, as well as several bits to a screwdriver.

— A Georgetown Road, Butler Township, man reported on Tuesday he wants someone removed from a house he owns. Deputies explained the procedure is to go through Columbiana County Municipal Court.

— A Quaker Church Road, West Township, man reported at 3:32 p.m. Sunday his neighbor’s goat came into his yard for the second time in a week, damaging the yard.

— A loose cow was reported at 6:24 p.m. Sunday in the 2600 block of state Route 45, Salem Township. Deputies were unable to locate it.

— A Cherry Valley Road, Salem Township, man reported the door to his residence was open at 8:15 p.m. Sunday. Deputies found no signs of forced entry and the man determined nothing was missing, so it was believed to be neglect.

— A couple was reported having a domestic dispute inside a vehicle in the 31000 block of Georgetown Road in Butler Township at 9 p.m. Sunday. The vehicle was pulled over to the side of the road. She declined to prosecute him.

— A motorcycle was reported abandoned at a U.S. Route 30 business at 3:35 p.m. Oct. 6. Dispatchers were able to determine who the owner is and contact them. It was retrieved.

— A Georgetown Road, Knox Township woman reported she received a Fed Ex package at her home and does not know the name on the package. The package was marked hazardous material. Deputies spoke to the woman and the package was opened. It contained two gallons of stain or paint. Deputies took it to the address and the man who the package was for said he used to live at the Georgetown Road address.

— A 7th grade volleyball coach for Wellsville reported at 11:47 a.m. Tuesday, when she was coaching on Monday night at a game at Southern Local, a female parent threatened to punch her in the face.


— A private property crash occured at Ace Hardware.

St. Clair Township

— K9 Noras was requested by East Liverpool police to conduct an open air sniff at 7:47 p.m. Oct. 4 in the first block of Route 39 west. He indicated on the passenger door of the vehicle, where officers found suspected crack cocaine, two glass smoking devices, marijuana and a glass pipe commonly used to smoke marijuana.

— Officers responded at 9:15 p.m. Oct. 4 to the 16000 block of Clearview Drive for a domestic disturbance. Nothing else was noted in the report.

— A resident of the 14000 block of Sprucevale Road filed a report of fraud at 4:35 p.m. Oct. 5.

— Police, who were sent at 2:53 p.m. Oct. 5 to the 47000 block of Lincoln Street for a welfare check, had to make entry through an open rear door, where they found a female lying on the floor. She was transported by ambulance to East Liverpool City Hospital.

— An officer responded at 2:49 p.m. Oct. 6 to Sheetz, where an intoxicated female was shopping and unable to drive her vehicle. A relative came, moved her vehicle and drove the woman home.

— William Wayne Hostetter Jr., no address listed, was arrested at 9:35 p.m. Oct. 6 on charges of OVI and speeding in the area of state Route 170 and Dresden Avenue, after a routine traffic stop. Hostetter was stopped going 77 mph in a 35 mph zone, and the officer smelled the odor of alcoholic beverage. After failing field sobriety tests, Hostetter tested with a .168 BAC at Liverpool Township police department.

— A female reported at 4:19 p.m. Oct. 7 that she was the victim of harassment.

— Police removed a subject at 1:02 a.m. Oct. 8 from Calcutta Woods.

— A welfare check was conducted at 4:16 p.m. Sunday at Calcutta Walmart for an upset subject in the parking lot.

— Scott Shreve, no address listed, was arrested at 2:41 a.m. Sunday in Sheetz on a charge of possession of drug abuse instruments, after he was found to have six syringes and four pills in his possession as well as served with active warrant through East Liverpool Municipal Court.

East Liverpool

— City police and the coroner responded at 9:18 a.m. Saturday to the report of a body on a porch in the 1000 block of Bradshaw Avenue.

— A dog owner in the 2400 block of St. Clair Avenue was cited for having a dog at large. According to the report, Shyla Keener had been warned the day before by an officer that if she failed to confine her “vicious, loose dog,” she would be cited. An officer responded to area again at 12:40 p.m. Saturday after the same dog charged a resident on his own property, which was recorded on video. The dog belongs to her boyfriend and she takes care of him when he is at work.

— A woman in the 700 block of Avondale Street reported at 8:54 p.m. Saturday that a male subject allegedly reportedly sold her puppy without permission. The man denies he did and said that the dog probably got loose.

— A man contacted police at 5:28 p.m. Saturday asking a standby at a residence in the 800 block of Riverview Street, so he can gather belongings. Upon contact, a person answered the door and said that he didn’t know anyone by that name.

— A Bank Street man reported at 6:46 p.m. Saturday that his ex-girlfriend broke into his residence through an upstairs window, speculating that her and the two men must have done so by climbing a tree onto the rear porch roof. He called them two more times, stating the woman was sitting in a vehicle that was next to a previously checked van. She wasn’t observed there during any of the three incidents.

— Police asked a woman with expired plates on her Chevy Malibu to move the vehicle off a public street at 8:46 a.m. Saturday in the 600 block of Jefferson Street.

— A domestic was reported at 6:31 p.m. Saturday in the 1700 block of Etruria Street.

— A Riverview Street woman reported at 5:41 p.m. Sunday that she was being harassed through text and social media.

— A complainant in the 500 block of East Fifth Street reported at 1:29 p.m. that a subject splattered paint on his house while he was painting one in the 600 block of College Street.

— A woman in the 300 block of Thompson Avenue reported at 2:01 p.m. Sunday that her 9mm handgun was missing. She had last seen it around a month ago.

— Affordable Appliance reported at 3:03 p.m. Sunday that a subject had vandalized the display in front of the store.

— Angel Potts, no address listed, was arrested at 1:40 a.m. Sunday in the 600 block of Broadway Street, after she felt the need to engage a passing police officer by yelling “what the *&^% are you looking at?” The officer backed up and pulled in the lot and subsequently charged her with disorderly conduct while intoxicated.

— Sean Green, no address listed, was arrested at 4:04 a.m. Sunday in the 1200 block of Dodge Street on a charge of criminal damaging, after breaking windows and door glass with an unknown object.

— Officers responded at 12:45 p.m. Sunday to the 400 block of Morton Street for purported gun shots, which they were unable to confirm with area residents.

— Police took an inquiry about a possible mental subject at 10:52 a.m. Monday near Second Baptist Church. They cleared with negative contact.

— Officers were dispatched at 2:26 p.m. Monday to the 600 block of Ambrose Avenue to talk to a parent and her truant teenage son.

— It wouldn’t be Halloween without a police report about deranged clowns. According to police, they received a call at 9:25 p.m. Saturday about a silver colored SUV containing two subjects dressed as clowns who drove up on him on Church Lane, followed him and then whipped out what he thought was a gun like “they were trying to do a drive-by.” About 15 minutes, the vehicle was spotted at Hot Dog Shoppe, where a male teen was trying to enter the vehicle when the driver accelerated in reverse and almost knocked him over. The officer conducted a traffic stop and spoke to both the driver and front seat passengers, who were juvenile females. The driver said that she was picking up her brother from work and was just “playing around,” before the officer went onto admonish her about what he witnessed and she admitted to the clown mask incident as she was just “trying them on and messing around.” After informing such “childish, immature behavior” is how people end up shot, the officer cleared the scene.


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