Columbiana County Sheriff Reports for 5-15

Ronald Richards Jr., 46, state Route 7, Madison Township, called for a deputy at 5:32 p.m. Saturday after getting into an argument with his wife upon learning she signed up for welfare despite the fact he has a full-time job. Mrs. Richards said she was trying to get health care because her husband refused to sign up for health insurance at work despite having a well paying job. The wife left with the children and went to her mother’s.

Jay Lopshansky of the Crestview Auction, Crestview Road, Columbiana, reported Sunday he was hosting an Native American Pow Wow when he had to kick out two vendors who were causing problems. Shortly thereafter two pop-up pavilions and two pop-up tents were found torn down.

Grace Kooser, Sunset Drive, Guilford Lake, reported hearing someone pounding on her back window and front door at 11:34 p.m. Sunday. A deputy checked the area but did not see anyone around.

A caller reported there was loud music coming from a driveway on state Route 558, Leetonia, at 5:43 a.m. Saturday. A deputy arrived to find Candis Goudy and Joshue Schroepfer sitting in the a car in Goudy’s driveway. Both had been drinking and were told about the complaint, and they agreed to go in the house. A short while later, the deputy was called back to the scene after the loud music and blaring car horn had resumed. This time the deputy spoke with Goudy’s housemates, who had just pulled in, and they were told to take control of her or she could be charged with disorderly conduct. The housemates said they would.

Steve Paul, Buffalo Road, Kensington, reported at 3:27 a.m. Sunday that neighbor Virginia Mills called to say she was fighting with Nathan Carnes when he struck her. Upon arrival the deputy spoke with Mills, who said Carnes back-handed her on the shoulder, but she declined to press charges.

Sheren Stierwalt, state Route 39, Wellsville, reported at 11:13 a.m. Monday she received a telephone call from a man identifying himself as a detective from the Baltimore, Md., police, questioning her about her sister-in-law and a child custody dispute after the relative allegedly left Ohio abruptly 10 days ago.

Alissa Williams, Heestand Avenue, Alliance, reported at 1:45 p.m. Monday her ex-boyfriend recently pawned a television the two of them had signed a rental agreement on. She informed Rent-A-Center he pawned it at Cashland.

While checking local businesses, a deputy found a damaged storage unit near the Hanoverton One-Stop at 1:37 a.m. Tuesday. The door was torn from the sliding rails and it appeared someone had backed into the door frame. Only some old pieces of wood and a pair of Carharts were left in the unit.

Nicole Snedeker, Richardson Avenue, Negley, reported at 5:25 a.m. Tuesday she and her husband argued, and she had put her hands on his shoulders to say something when he pushed her off the bed. She did not want to pursue charges.

Charlene Schmidt, Mill Street, Salineville, reported at 10:19 p.m. Monday a domestic between two other people. Rhonda Jones reported her husband came home intoxicated and threw the house phone at her, which hit her in the mouth. He said he had been drinking and did not mean to hit her. She decided not to pursue charges.

Both a deputy and a Minerva police officer responded to the home of Carla Harsh, Walker Road, Minerva, at 9:48 p.m. Monday at the request of an unnamed person. Harsh told authorities she and her boyfriend had argued, but there were not problems.

Margaret Linville, Purton Road, Wellsville, reported at 7:39 p.m. Monday a stray bullet entered their home. Linville’s son reportedly was in the bathroom when he heard a few gun shots in the distance somewhere outside the house. Then he heard something bounding around in the bathtub and found a hole in the ceiling along with what appeared to be a round lying on the floor. It appeared the round came straight through the ceiling. Deputies checked area, but did not find anyone shooting.