Columbiana County Sheriff Reports for 8-30

Harry Pitts of Rosebud Mining, Foundry Hill Road, Hanoverton, reported at 7:23 a.m. Monday the company is missing several items from a dozer from a mine site on Willard Road. The items were taken on Monday, although there were also some items taken two weeks earlier, which were not reported.

Linda Kyler, state Route 154, Rogers, reported at 1:21 p.m. Monday her brother has been harassing her about the home her mother owned, which Kyler got through probate court and the brother is reportedly unhappy about the result.

Tom Fritz, Salem Alliance Road, Salem, reported at 12:50 p.m. Friday he and his neighbor are having a dispute and he was concerned about a threat his neighbor made about putting up a target in the backyard and shooting toward Fritz’s yard where his children play.

Cindy Guterba, Kelly Park Road, Leetonia, reported at 5:04 a.m. Tuesday there was a dog in the ditch barking. The dog was found by deputies, scared, wet and whimpering. Its eyes are fogged as if he was blind. Dispatchers called the number on the tag and the owner happily came from a couple properties away. The dog is 19 years old and in bad health.

Danielle Billman, Buffalo Road, Kensington, reported at 2:26 a.m. Wednesday a domestic dispute at her home. Deputies found Billman had a possible knife wound in her left thigh and she was treated by EMTs and transported to Alliance Hospital. All parties involved had been drinking and gave changing and conflicting stories about what happened, but the argument may have included both a knife and a shotgun, which was taken from one man, Steve Paul. The matter remains under investigation.

Fred Joy Sr., Fife Coal Road, Wellsville, reported at 11:59 a.m. Tuesday he checked his garage at 10 p.m. Monday and it was locked up, but at 10 a.m. Tuesday he found the door open and his four-wheeler gone.

Darcie Williams, Columbiana-Lisbon Road, Columbiana, reported at 2:27 p.m. Tuesday she and her ex-husband’s divorce has been final, but he has not given her all the items she was awarded. Williams claimed he took two toddler beds to Once Again Kids in Columbiana and sold them to the store.

Rita Hukills, Louisville, reported at 3:40 p.m. Tuesday there was a theft at the Rogers Sale in May and she reported it to personnel at the sale, but did not report it to the sheriff. A Swan Ice Shaver valued at $2,500 was reportedly stolen from her Tropical Ice Cart and she recently learned it was listed on Craigslist.

Bethany Yocum of Dollar General, U.S. Route 62, Alliance, reported at 5:59 p.m. Tuesday there were women inside the store stealing merchandise. Deputies were busy at the time and unable to come immediately. They asked Yocum to check with her manager about procedures for handling thefts.

Raymond Meek, Fredricktown Clarkson Road, Negley, reported at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday that on Aug. 12 his wife noticed the pool was empty. The children were swimming the day before and it was assumed the liner ripped, but on Aug. 17 the pool repairman discovered it had been purposely cut. Repairs were quoted at $2,300.

Kerry Wilson, Grant Street, Newell, W.Va., reported at 6:01 p.m. Tuesday a custody dispute at a Quay Road residence. Philip Belleville told deputies he came to pick up his children and his ex-wife would not allow him to have them. Amanda Belleville told deputies she missed a recent visitation because she was sick and her attorney told her she was entitled to make up that time. Philip Belleville said makeup time does not apply in this case. Deputies told both it is a civil issue.

Patricia Beery, Lisbon-Canfield Road, Salem, requested one person be removed at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday. Dana McGilvary was upset she was not allowed to visit her son, but the child’s father, Josh Beery, refused to allow her to see him because of her current condition. An open beer bottle was found on the sidewalk, which McGilvary admitted was hers. She was given a ride back to her home in Salem.

Kim Moore, Winona Road, Salem, reported at 8:28 p.m. Tuesday a woman in a white convertible was driving past yelling at her husband, alleging they are neglecting their dog. Deputies checked the area, but did not find the vehicle.