County Sheriff

— Deputies responded to a home in the 1300 block of Hillcrest Road in Yellow Creek Township at 7:31 p.m. Friday where an assault was reported. After arriving, deputies determined no assault occurred. The homeowner asked deputies to remove a woman from the property. She left without any problems and was warned if she returns, she would be charged with criminal trespassing.

— A woman in the 35000 block of Gromley Road, Salem Township, reported at 1:36 a.m. Thursday her daughter heard a noise outside at around 10 p.m. Wednesday. The woman went out and found the screen halfway out of the window. Her husband went out and taped it. She claimed she attempted to call deputies earlier but said she got a voicemail stating the office was closed.

— A possible assault was reported at a home in the 38000 block of state Route 39 at 3:19 p.m. Friday.

— A man reported at 3:32 p.m. Friday he was concerned his cousin was not giving him the money he owed him after the death of his mother. Deputies informed him the situation would need to go through Probate Court due to the cousin being a joint user on his mother’s account.

— An assault was reported on state Route 11 at 4:35 p.m. Friday. The deputy spoke to both people involved and neither wanted to pursue charges.

— A man reported someone broke into his 2016 Ford Escape at a West School Street address at 11:51 a.m. Saturday. Someone took sunscreen and a plastic toolbox containing sockets, hammers, an electric tester and other tools.

— East Liverpool City Hospital reported a domestic violence situation where one person was in the emergency room at 3:25 a.m. Saturday. Police went to the home on Haiti Road and took the person believed responsible into custody for domestic violence.

— A barking dog was reported in the 5100 block of Butler Grange Road at 1:26 a.m. Sunday. Deputies found a truck with several people inside talking with each other directly across the street from where the dog was barking. When the truck and occupants left, the dog stopped.


— A Parkway man reported at 9:13 p.m. Friday someone who lives with his niece assaulted him. Police went to the niece’s apartment, but no one would answer the door. The man came to the address too and police were told she has her apartment and he has his own. He decided to forget about it and go to bed.

— While working as the school resource officer at McKinley Elementary, police learned an 18-year-old student from the ESC had been to the county jail, but now he needed his meds and clothing from home. However, the student had a no contact order with his mother. The patrolman went to the mother’s home, who agreed to give them some of his clothes and breathing machine, but claimed his medication had been sent with him to the jail.

— Brian Rosenberger, Middle Beaver Road, Lisbon, was stopped at a stop sign on Rose Drive at 5:06 p.m. Oct. 12, when Lynn Scullion, North Union Street, Salem, bumped into his vehicle causing minor damage.

— Children were reportedly throwing the red swings around in the park at 4:23 p.m. Oct. 11, but when police arrived the park was empty.

— A reckless driver was reported going down state Route 45 into Lisbon at 1:57 a.m. Oct. 10. Police checked for the vehicle, which reportedly turned down East Lincoln Way toward state Route 154, but saw no sign of it while driving out to the BP.

— Police checked a home in the 800 block of North Market Street at 9:41 p.m. Oct. 9 looking for someone whom the county sheriff’s office had a warrant regarding an assault case. The tenant allowed police to search the home, but the person was not found.

— Police spoke to a woman on East Chestnut Street at 10:27 p.m. Oct. 8 after the county sheriff’s office reported they had located a vehicle she owns. The woman said she only owns one vehicle and it was sitting in the driveway.

— A suspicious white GMC Envoy was reported driving around the block in the area of Graham Street at 10 p.m. Oct. 8. After checking the area for a while, police were unable to locate the vehicle.

— A Park Way man reported at 7:58 p.m. Oct. 3 his ex-girlfriend and her husband have been threatening him. He said his ex has been accusing him of stealing her medication. Police spoke to the woman, who denied threatening, but did say the man is on drugs.

— Children were reported playing in the creek in the area of Pritchard Avenue at 1:40 p.m. Oct. 1. Police saw the children playing and due to the weather conditions, told them to stop.

— A woman reported a man she knows hacked her Facebook page, changed her password and she received a package for him in her mail. The man claimed he did nothing to her Facebook, but he did want his Spectrum box and his iPhone 11 from her. Police helped them arrange to exchange items and to get her name off a bank account. Additionally, they warned them to have no further contact and for her to stop sending photos to him.

— Austin Guy, 18, Sherman Street, was charged with domestic violence Oct. 10 after he reportedly kicked his younger sister down the stairs causing her to fall on their mother. He was transported to the county jail.

— A West Washington Street woman reported at 11:48 a.m. Thursday she was having a dispute with her neighbor over a fence that has been on the property line for a long time. Both were told to stop yelling at each other and to have the property line surveyed.

— An Apple Grove woman reported at 11:09 a.m. Wednesday another woman has a man staying with her and she has been checking on him and found he allegedly is a registered sex offender. She wanted police to tell the man he had to leave. Police spoke to the man, who said he figured he had to leave and was trying to get a ride.

— A child reportedly crashed her bike near McKinley Elementary and possibly struck her head at 5:41 p.m. Thursday. She was conscious and alert when police arrived. Her parents were there and an ambulance arrived.

East Palestine

— Timothy Kampfer was taken into custody early Saturday morning on a warrant through Columbiana County.

— Officers checked the area surrounding 58 W. Grant Street Friday morning after a resident complained something had set off his car alarm.

— Officers aided Highway Patrol Thursday with a crash on Brookdale Avenue. EMS treated injuries on scene and the matter was turned over to Highway Patrol when they arrived.

— A woman on East Main Street reported two unknown individuals in her kitchen. The two ran away after the resident screamed. Police were unable to locate the suspects.

— Tera Guy was arrested on a warrant out of Columbiana County in the McDonald’s parking lot Thursday.

— An officer spoke with residents on station regarding a child abuse or neglect complaint Thursday afternoon.

— A man attempted suicide Thursday according to a Suicide Prevention Hotline worker.

— Officers located two youth out past curfew in Gorby’s Grocery parking lot at 11:31 p.m. Wednesday.

— Officers met with a woman on station Wednesday evening to discuss potential identity fraud.

— A woman reported her son had ran into a parked vehicle with his bicycle Wednesday.

— James Wiebe was taken into custody on a warrant for assault on North Walnut Street at 11:56 a.m. Wednesday after a complaint made at 2:22 p.m. Tuesday from North Walnut Street.

— A resident reported package theft Wednesday morning from a South Market Street address.

— Officers advised residents having a custody dispute to contact their attorneys Tuesday evening.

— Officers received a report about funds being withdrawn from the account of a deceased person Tuesday.

— An administrator with East Palestine Middle School requested assistance with two students at 10:26 a.m. Tuesday.

— Thursday Oct. 12 The parent of an East Palestine School District student reported an incident involving her daughter.

— Officers carried out a welfare check at a Hillside Drive address Monday Oct. 11 at the request of the resident’s mother.

— Police spoke with a resident regarding a dog being left unsupervised during the day.

— A phone was reported missing from the village Monday Oct. 11 and the man who picked up the phone was located.

— Officers conducted a welfare check at an East Taggart Street address Monday Oct. 11.


— Officers took a report for someone who was burnt by a coffee at Dunkin Donuts Friday afternoon.

— Police charged Danielle Payne with OVI after she was found driving intoxicated on Route 46.

— Officers cited James Mcgee, 38, of Columbiana for failure to yield while driving under suspension Friday evening.

— Officers warned several people at 12:04 a.m. Saturday about park hours during a traffic stop in Firestone Park.

— A report was taken regarding damage at shelter number four in Firestone Park Saturday morning.

— Police were called to Timberline Drive regarding a verbal dispute Saturday.

— A suspicious letter was turned in Sunday morning.


— A combative patient was reported at Salem Regional Medical Center at 1:17 p.m. Monday on East State Street. Officers stood by until medical staff said nothing more was needed.

— A suspicious substance was reported at 11:56 a.m. Monday in the 1000 block of Cleveland Street where police believed it was possibly crystal meth. The substance and glass pipe were given to the Columbiana County Drug Task Force for proper disposal.

— A stop sign was knocked down in the 200 block of South Ellsworth Avenue when a vehicle backed into it at 11:39 a.m. Monday. No citations were issued.

— Police responded to a reported possible structure fire at 8:08 a.m. Monday in the 1000 block of East State Street, but officers found it was an exhaust vent and all was ok.

— A man at 5:14 a.m. Monday reported a suspicious male wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and a mask possibly pulled a gun on him near Mariner Finance on South Lundy Avenue. Nobody was found in the area.

— An audible alarm was reported at 12:58 a.m. Monday in the 1700 block of East State Street, but police found the exterior of the building secure with no sign of forced entry.

— Police responded at 12:35 a.m. Monday to the 1600 block of Southeast Boulevard for a report of a man yelling for help. The man fell while taking his dogs outside and was not able to get up. Fire department medics and KLG responded and he was taken to the hospital for treatment.

— A caller at 9:16 p.m. Sunday reported an open door at his sister’s residence, but no one inside. Officers found the main entry door secure with no suspicious activity.

— Police were called at 8:15 p.m. Sunday to the 600 block of Washington Avenue for an argument over child custody. The mother took the child with her and left.

— A resident in the 500 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 5:31 p.m. Sunday reported seeing a suspicious unknown person walking through his yard while reviewing security footage.


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