Columbiana County Sheriff Reports 9-29

Floyd Lile, state Route 517, Lisbon, reported at 8:23 a.m. Thursday he saw two men about 18 to 25 years old walking along the road in front of his home on Wednesday. Each was carrying some type of walking stick and was pointing them toward his house and other buildings while talking. When Lile went around to the front of the house to confront them, they were gone. Lile was concerned due to the number of burglaries in his area recently.

Megan Copenhaver, Spillway Road, Lisbon, reported at 11:48 p.m. Wednesday two women were outside her trailer harassing her, banging on her trailer and urging her to go outside and fight. The other women left the area before deputies arrived, and they were not at their trailer either.

Michael Miller, Freeman Road, Lisbon, reported at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday he let a woman use his car about a month ago and has since asked her to return it. Deputies spoke to the woman, Patti Colon, who admitted Miller has asked her off and on to return the vehicle for awhile. However, she said Miller also offered to sell her the vehicle. Then on Saturday she saw the vehicle was gone from her driveway and just assumed Miller came and took it. Miller filed a stolen vehicle report.

Cheryl Dolence, a teacher, and Jayson Yeagley, both of Beaver Local High School, reported on Sept. 20, a 17-year-old student took items from Dolence’s purse on the previous day. The teacher’s cell phone was destroyed and placed in the trash in the boy’s restroom along with her wallet. Also taken was a $110 and a Home Depot card. The boy was found with the card in his sock and reportedly admitted taking the items. He was suspended from school. He also told Dolence he had given her money to another student, a 15-year-old boy, who denied having it.

Angela Morris, Columbiana County Opportunity School, reported at 2:47 p.m. Thursday a teacher at the Career Center told her a male student there through the Opportunity School had threatened to bring a gun to school and shoot people. The students were already gone for the day when she received the message. She had also contacted the Career Center officials about the situation. With the advise of the juvenile prosecutor, the boy was taken into custody and placed at the Tobin Center on disorderly conduct charges.

Amanda Long, Signal Road, New Waterford, reported at 7:32 p.m. Thursday first her mother and then her stepfather were yelling at her about some text messages in front of her 5-year-old daughter. She told her daughter to go upstairs and then got up telling them she was leaving with her children. Long claimed her stepfather grabbed her and pinned her on the steps going upstairs, while telling her she was not leaving with her children. She hit him and kicked him to get him away, went upstairs and called deputies. She did not want to pursue charges. She was allowed to leave with her children.

Greg Stewart, Fairfield School Road, Columbiana, reported that at 5:15 a.m. Friday he found someone entered two of his unlocked vehicles overnight, moved items around and took two packs of cigarettes.

Joe Anderson, Grafton Road, Lisbon, reported at 12:31 a.m. Friday a man he knows threatened to come over, burn down his house and harm him.

Bob Saunier, McCracken Road, Salem, reported a suspicious vehicle at 1:32 p.m. Wednesday. Deputies found the vehicle was broken down and the driver had walked to the top of the hill to get a cell signal to call for assistance.

Marlena Crawford, Crawford Road, Wellsville, reported at 7:57 p.m. Wednesday she and her father had been arguing and he grabbed her. She did not want to pursue charges.

Tara Hicks, state Route 154, Negley, reported at 7 p.m. Wednesday they found an arrow sticking out of their roof. Her children told her they saw it there last week, but she just saw it on Wednesday.

Lynn Holshue, Pleasantview Drive, Lisbon, reported her 13-year-old daughter was threatening to run away. The girl calmed down and Holshue claimed she no longer needed assistance.

Frank Thompkins, Pass Lane, Lisbon, reported at 10:21 p.m. Thursday his wife and stepdaughter saw a woman in their house Thursday. The woman had not lived there for more than a month and is no longer dating Thompkins’ stepson. When confronted by Thompkins’ wife, the woman reportedly claimed she was just getting a few things. However, multiple things were found broken in his stepson’s room.

Jerry Cunningham, 16 School Road, Wellsville, reported at 7:45 p.m. Thursday his 17-year-old stepdaughter took the garbage out that afternoon and did not come back into the house. She was grounded already and Cunningham did not believe she was missing. The girl’s behavior has been becoming reportedly worse over the past few weeks. A report was forwarded to the juvenile prosecutor’s office.

Carrie Uthe, Spring Lake, Mich., reported at 7:10 p.m. Thursday she was concerned after being unable to contact her sister. Deputies went to the sister’s home, who told them her phone had been disconnected, but she would contact her sister.

Amanda Gutierrez, Kevin Drive, Alliance, reported at 4:26 p.m. Thursday a little girl came to her home to see if her daughter was allowed to play, but her daughter told the other girl she was not allowed in the yard. The other child then reportedly picked up a rock and hit Gutierrez’ vehicle with it. Gutierrez reported she talked to the little girl’s mother, who said she would not do anything about it.

Paul Householder, 10th Street, Wellsville, reported at 8:52 a.m. Thursday his 15-year-old grandson was at his home so he could do school work, became upset when he could not find his assignments online and started arguing with his grandfather who had attempted to help. At one point, the boy reportedly shoved his grandfather and threw his phone into the yard. Householder went to retrieve the phone, gave it back to the boy and that is when he shoved him a second time. Deputies explained to the grandson when he is at his grandparents’ home he has to listen to what they say.

Billie Cochran, Hilltop Drive, Lisbon, contacted police at 4:16 p.m. Friday regarding his son’s bike which he said was stolen by the neighbor boys and brought back with the tires slashed and plastic broken. The issue was resolved after some neighbors decided to get her son another bike due to the damage of the current bike.