Columbiana County Sheriff Reports 3-31

Bob Sterling, Conkle Road, Leetonia, reported Saturday items keep coming up missing from his truck. He is in the process of evicting his ex-girlfriend, and she has an extra set of keys for the vehicle, he advised deputies.

Richard Wright, Yeager Drive, East Liverpool, reported his bank notified him that his business account was overdrawn and his wife’s debit card had been used for a purchase in China.

James Rogers, Woodville Road, Columbiana, called deputies about a tree company wanting to cut down a large pine tree in his yard. The company’s supervisor arrived on the scene and told deputies the tree would not need to be trimmed that day.

A Dollar General loss prevention officer reported an investigation into an employee theft at one of the stores in the county and asked for a report. The LPO provided deputies with a DVD and receipts in connection with the investigation.

Rebecca Simpson, state Route 7, Columbiana, reported a woman she knows was at her home and stole a check from her checkbook. The check was written out for $175 and cashed.

Deputies responded Friday to a report of harassment from a survey crew on St. Jacob-Logtown Road but after talking to all parties, the matter was resolved.

Charlotte Davis, Thomas Road, Lisbon, reported receiving three calls saying there was a problem with her bank account. She spoke with a bank representative and found there is no problem, and told deputies it appears to be a scam to obtain her account information.

As she was entering her driveway on Wells Hollow Road in Wellsville, Misty Mays said she saw a person running from the rear of her home. Deputies checked the area but found no one.

An employee of Safe Guard Properties reported Friday a house on Pine Hollow Road in Elkrun Township had been damaged. Three weeks ago, the house was also found to have had the garage doors, all copper plumbing and air conditioner units removed.

Bonnie Joseph, state Route 517, Columbiana, reported a 2009 Honda four-wheeler taken from a shelter in her back yard.

An abandoned vehicle was found by deputies on Westville Lake Road. The 2001 Toyota Echo was partially on the roadway and had an unusual amount of mud and grass hanging on and underneath it. The rear bumper was lying in the rear passenger seat, and the front bumper and spoiler were damaged, folded underneath the vehicle. The vehicle was locked with no one around. An investigation is pending.