County Sheriff

— Roman K. Bashline, 31, Richardson Avenue, Middleton Township, was charged after allegedly making false allegations about peace officer misconduct and transported to the county jail at 7:57 p.m. Saturday.

— A property dispute at an address on Fairway Road, Madison Township, turned violent at 11:22 p.m. Nov. 22. After investigating the incident, Roman Bashline, 31, Richardson Avenue, Middleton Township, was charged with obstructing official business.

— Dunkin Donuts employees at the state Route 45, Lisbon, location reported at 2:05 a.m. Saturday a man attempted to get into the lobby door while the business was closed. He then headed north on state Route 45, but returned. Two Lisbon police officer also responded because they received the initial call. The two officers were familiar with the person, spoke with him and he returned to his home on Beaver Street.

— A Spillway Road, Hanover Township, resident reported at 3:58 p.m. Saturday someone posted an unauthorized $500 transaction to her Bank of America account.

— A DeSellem Road, Madison Township, man reported at 3:53 p.m. Saturday he believes a woman he knows stole his cell phone from inside his home, but he did not see her do so. He asked deputies to speak with the woman and tell her not to return to his property.

— Deputies attempted to pass along a message at a Longs Crossing Road, Salem Township address at 11:19 a.m. Nov. 16 at the request of another law enforcement agency. No one answered, but a business card was left.

— Jackson Township police asked deputies to speak with someone living at a state Route 172, West Township home at 11:11 a.m. Nov. 16 regarding the theft of a vehicle in Jackson Township. Two people working at the house said the person deputies were asking about was their boss’ son, who was not home at the time.

— A Trinity Church Road, Lisbon, man reported at 4:46 p.m. Nov. 15 he lost his Social Security card on Nov. 14 following a trip to the Discount Drug Mart in Lisbon.

— A Salem-Alliance Road, Butler Township, woman reported at 9:28 a.m. Nov. 15 she was being harassed by her ex, who was contacting her by phone and also contacting her father and new boyfriend. Deputies spoke to the man who said he and the woman have a child together and he bought a phone for his child, but he is not bothering her or anyone else. However, he said they do need to keep in contact for visitation purposes. Deputies told him to keep the contact to a minimum and only contact her regarding the child.

— A man reported at 4:44 p.m. Nov. 10 someone broke the window to his sister’s trailer, which he has been watching for her, located on Lisa Lane, Center Township. Deputies spoke to the person he believed may be responsible and got conflicting statements.

— A woman reported at 11:59 a.m. Nov. 9 she was in the process of moving from her 16 School Road, Yellow Creek Township, home and saw more traffic than usual driving slowly past. Then she realized someone was taking things from the house while she was making trips with the other items. Missing items included her mother’s mink coat, a bicycle, drawers of clothing and other household merchandise. She was uncertain if jewelry was taken because she had not finished unpacking.

— An employee of the Dollar General in Unity reported at 12:21 p.m. Nov. 8 she was concerned about a man who used the restroom and did not come out for more than a hour. He also was hanging out in the parking lot for awhile. Deputies checked the area for the “beat up old” black F-150 he was driving, but did not find him.

— A North Pleasant Drive, Unity Township, woman reported at 4:17 p.m. Nov. 20 she wanted a person to leave her rental property. Deputies explained the eviction process.

— Deputies assisted the driver of a disabled vehicle on state Route 154 near the BP station in getting the vehicle off the road at 9:43 p.m. Nov. 19.


— An East Moore Street woman reported at 10:45 a.m. Nov. 23 her identity had been stolen. However, after talking to her police determined the crime occurred in Beaver Township and the matter was referred to their detective.

— A vehicle was reported stolen from the parking lot of county Municipal Court at 11:09 a.m. Nov. 22. A Clarksville, Tenn., man reported he soon-to-be ex-wife took his 2015 Ford Explorer from the parking lot before their hearing. After consulting with a prosecutor, Deputy John Sheetz contacted the woman and told her to return the vehicle or it would be entered as stolen and charged would be pursued. After 15 minutes, the vehicle had not been returned. Lisbon Chief Mike Abraham called the woman, who was talking about Tennessee common law, while Abraham explained this is Ohio law and what the prosecutor said. The woman agreed to return the vehicle and all of the husband’s belongings were inside.

— A possible overdose was reported at the Dunkin Donuts at 12:28 a.m. Nov. 22. Police spoke to the owner and found things were fine, then waited for deputies to arrive.

— An argument was reported at a South Green Street address at 10:44 p.m. Nov. 19, where someone said the woman in the house had been screaming and threatening her children all day. Christine Desellem, 31, also argued with police, who warned her to calm down. When police asked a man in the home if there were any firearms there, he said there were not, but she claimed there were and she was going to get one. Police ordered her to sit on the couch, but she refused. She resisted as she was taken into custody and charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

— Nicholas A. Winegord-Crosby, 22, Neeld Road, East Palestine, was westbound on state Route 154 near the BP gas station at 4:24 p.m. Nov. 21 when he struck a deer that ran into the roadway.

— Bailey L. Scott, 24, North Canton, was eastbound on state Route 154 near the BP gas station at 4:44 p.m. Nov. 19, when a flat bed semi truck with Illinois plates in front of her quickly hit the brakes and she was unable to stop before hitting it. She told police she honked her horn, but the semi continued on without stopping.

— A disabled vehicle was reported at 5:40 p.m. Nov. 20 in the Lisbon square. Police had the driver place her SUV into neutral so it could be pushed off East Lincoln Way and out of traffic. Another man driving through the square offered his help and it was pushed out of the roadway.

— A North Park Avenue couple reported at 10:39 p.m. Nov. 17 they both heard someone knock on the door and then glass breaking. No one was found and there was no signs of broken glass. They were concerned it was her ex.

— Dunkin Donuts employees reported at 2:03 a.m. Nov. 20 there was a man who was trying the doors, walking away and returning to do it again. While waiting for deputies to arrive, police started to check the area for the man who was described and saw him walking back toward the front door, trying to open them and sitting down at one of the tables outside the business. The man was found to live on North Beaver Street and had a bloody, swollen lip. He told police his stepson had punched him in the face at home and he decided to go get a coffee. He did not want to pursue charges. Police explained that although the drive through is open, the lobby is closed and he could face loitering charges if he did not leave. He walked home.

— A front desk employee at the Days Inn on state Route 154 reported at 10:56 p.m. Nov. 18 a man was there who just got out of jail and she believed he was up to something. Police spoke to the man, who said he just got out of jail and stated he used to work as homeland security for the president as a truck driver. He wanted police to take him to the Waffle House in Youngstown. Police told him to call a taxi if he wanted to go get food, but he tried to get into the backseat of the police cruiser anyway. Police learned he had drank a few alcoholic drinks and escorted him to his room at the hotel, where he was informed to stay for the rest of the night. There were no more calls for the night.

— A man went to the police station to report at 12:53 a.m. Nov. 16 he had received several threatening text messages from a number he did not know. After reviewing the messages, police found the person had requested $2,900 in cash or they would kill his family. The threat claimed someone in the house was ripping off a prostitute or escort and they know where he lives. The man claimed he had no knowledge of anyone soliciting prostitutes, but said another man has access to his phone and had a Snapchat linked to pornographic images on the phone. Police spoke to the other man’s home on North Market Street, who said he does not have access to the first man’s phone and if he wanted to look at pornographic images he would use his own phone. The first man said he deleted the Snapchat link because his wife did not want it on his phone. After further investigating the matter, police found there have been numerous people receiving the same threat from that same phone number and it appears to be a scammer trying to extort money.

— A reckless driver was reported at 7:32 p.m. Nov. 16, driving down state Route 154 and turning onto McKinley in an older Ford pickup. The vehicle was reportedly all over the road and unable to maintain a steady speed. Police searched for the vehicle, but did not find it inside Lisbon.

— A North Park woman reported at 10:56 p.m. Nov. 17 a man there was drinking and having suicidal thoughts. Police spoke to the man, who said he was fine.

— A vehicle was found suspiciously parked in the fairgrounds between two animal barns at 2:16 a.m. Nov. 18. The man told police he was playing a location-based game and it told him that was one of the locations to stop at. Police informed him he could not be on the fairgrounds after dark.

— Police went to the Head Start located at Lincole Place for an alarm at 7:08 a.m. Nov. 18, where they learned an employee accidentally forgot to turn the alarm off when they opened up.

— The highway patrol requested help locating a reckless driver with a Lisbon address coming south on state Route 164 and possibly headed into town at 9:16 p.m. Nov. 17. Police waited on state Route 164 for the vehicle to come into town until a short time later when the post had someone available to search.

— An open garage door was found at the Lisbon Veterinary Clinic when an alarm sounded at 6 p.m. Nov. 17. It was determined all the other doors and windows were secure and nothing had been tampered with.

— A barking dog, possibly wrapped up in a chain, was reported in the 300 block of Pritchard Avenue at 5:07 p.m. Nov. 16. The dog was found at the back of the house, chained up and barking, but not tangled. Police spoke to the owner, who said he was on his way home and the dog would be taken back inside.

— Columbiana police asked for assistance at 10:15 p.m. Nov. 16 in looking for a woman possibly involved in a pursuit and believed to live in Lisbon. Police went by the house and did not see the vehicle there. Additionally, the officer had recently been to the house on McKinley Avenue and knew the person Columbiana police were looking for did not live there then.

— Two piles of leaves were burning at a South Lincoln Avenue home at 3:21 p.m. Nov. 17. Police explained to the person burning that he cannot burn leaves inside the village and he agreed to put them out.

East Palestine

— Officers spoke with a woman from West Main Street Saturday about her boyfriend calling her from an unknown number and threatening to come take her children.

— A woman reported she had loaned her vehicle to someone on Nov. 12 but it had not been returned as of Saturday. She has tried to contact the person several times with no response.

— Officers located a young girl who had not returned from her boyfriends home at 7:14 Thursday.

— Dalton Vance, 19, was charged with speeding and possession of drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop near Brookdale Avenue Thursday evening.


— An officer responded to a Pearl Street address Friday regarding complaints about a dirt bike being driven through multiple lawns causing damage. An officer spoke with the suspect who was compliant and cleared the scene.

— Police assisted a semi tractor trailer driver requesting traffic control at the intersection of Madison and State Route 344 Friday.

— Officers responded to civil matter regarding property lines along both Hazel Street and Ridge Street Sunday. Neighbors previously experienced a dog bite incident and were conflicted about each others interaction between the two properties. Officers advised both parties this was a civil issue.


— A man was observed urinating behind the Duke and Duchess gas station at 1:39 a.m. Saturday. Officers made contact with other parties inside a vehicle and found the driver under the influence. Officers arrested Nicole Schnarrenberger, 31, of Columbiana for OVI while another occupant was cited for open container.

— Officers responded to the 30 block of Edgewood Court regarding a possible break-in at 2:06 a.m. Friday. Officers cleared the scene after determining the noise heard by the resident may have been a branch falling on the roof.

— Officers assisted another agency with an investigation Friday morning.

— K9 Bax assisted Highway Patrol with a traffic stop on State Route 45 Sunday.

— Officers cited Wickie Tutt, 50 of Youngstown with driving under suspension Tuesday during a traffic stop near Newtons Service Garage.

— Adam Worsham, 39, of Beaver Falls, Pa. was cited Tuesday night for driving without a license during a traffic stop on Route 14 near Wine Connection.

— A private property crash occurred at the Dutch Haus Restaurant Wednesday afternoon.

— Officers cited Dale Felger, 30, of Negley for driving under suspension at 8:02 p.m. Wednesday.

— Police cited Da’Ja-Auna L. Adams, 23, of Canfield with driving under suspension following a traffic stop on State Route 14 near State Route 7 Wednesday evening.

— Rammel S. Perry-Tisdale, 27, of East Liverpool was arrested for OVI and failure to yield right-of-way at 11:05 p.m. Wednesday.

— Officers charged Arthur J. Gingher, 51, of Petersberg with driving under suspension, drug paraphernalia and possession of drug abuse instruments following a traffic stop on East park Avenue Thursday.

— Aaron Smith, 31, of Alliance was cited for driving without a drivers license Friday.

— Guy J. Dastolfo, 61, of Youngstown was arrested and charged with two OVI offenses during a traffic stop on East Park Avenue near State Route 14 Friday.

— Arcadia Aguilar, 30, of New Springfield was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop on South Avenue at 11:57 p.m. Friday.

— Charles Slocum Jr., 29, of Lisbon was cited for driving under suspension Sunday.


— Officers responded to a 1600 block East State Street home at 3:58 a.m. Monday where the resident reported a man was outside making loud banging noises, but was no longer at the home. Officers spoke with a woman at the home who said her husband was outside shoveling snow prior to going to work.

— Officers responded with medical personnel to the 900 block of Franklin Avenue at 6:34 p.m. Sunday in reference to a drug overdose. Officers provided assistance until the victim was transported to the Salem hospital.

— Curtis L. Lodge, 28, Salem, was arrested on an active warrant out of Columbiana County at 5:55 p.m. Sunday after officers observed him while responding to a neighbor dispute in the 1000 block of Cleveland Street.

— Heather Leaf, 45, Salem, was arrested on an active warrant out of Columbiana County after officers responded to her Cleveland Street apartment at 5:20 p.m. Sunday where she reported a neighbor had turned off the gas in her apartment and put a lock on the meter. The neighbor said he pays the utilities fro the apartment and when he was away on vacation Leaf went into the basement and tapped into the gas and electric lines. They were told to contact the landlord regarding the issue.

— An officer responded to the 1000 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 2:15 p.m. Sunday where a driver reported someone threw objects at his vehicle while he was driving to Salem. He provided dash cam footage of the incident, which was turned over to the Perry Township Police Department, whose jurisdiction is where it happened.

— Officers responded to a 1500 block Merle Road home at 1:29 p.m. Sunday where there was a natural gas leak inside. The residents were already out of the home and the officers stood by until the fire department arrived.


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