Columbiana County Sheriff Reports 1-14

William Halligan, 48, state Route 45, Lisbon, was charged with domestic violence at 9:37 p.m. Friday. Deputies responded to the state Route 45 home after receiving a report that Halligan grabbed a 14-year-old boy around the neck, leaving marks, after the boy tackled him for arguing with his mother.

Deputies went to a North View Lane home in Lisbon at 11:30 a.m. after Phillip Wickersham reported his son Joshua had just left the home with his two grandsons and he did not want them going with Joshua until he had calmed down from an argument they had been in.

A deputy went to Carney’s gas station on state Route 518 in West Point at 6:46 p.m. Sunday for a report of a man stalking a female employee. The woman said for the last few months the man sits in his vehicle across the road from her work and stares at the store while he smokes, but that evening he came into the store and told her he had been following her and would like to get to know her. The woman said she told the man she was not interested and he returned to his car. The man was not there when the deputy arrived.

Jesse Dilling, Church Hill Road, Lisbon, reported at 9:06 p.m. Saturday sometime overnight his garage was broken into and a log splitter taken. He had paid $1,599 for the splitter.

While on patrol at 3:40 a.m. Saturday a deputy found a car parked at the edge of Cowan’s Market parking lot in Rogers with the front end of the vehicle ripped off and the front right fender heavily damaged. The front bumper was inside the vehicle along with trash and alcoholic beverage bottles. The vehicle belonged to Terry Ritteger, Clarkson Road. Deputies had it towed. Then deputies found Stephen Westover walking up state Route 7, who said he accidentally hit a telephone pole near Cowan’s and he was walking to try to get the car started. He was found to have a warrant and was transported to the county jail.

Dan Hill, Woodville Road, Leetonia, reported at 8:42 a.m. Sunday his son used his car the night before and parked it at a friend’s house on state Route 7. Someone backed into the vehicle damaging the left front fender, front bumper and hood.

Kelly Townsend, Idaho Street, Wellsville, reported at 10:50 a.m. Saturday she was in court and someone told her she would never see her children again. She wanted a report on file and planned to get a protection order.

Barbara Walter of American Health Care reported at 12:14 p.m. Sunday she received a text message threatening to kill her.

Deputies were called to a domestic dispute at a Leetonia Road, Lisbon, home at 10:30 p.m. Saturday. The couple argued, but there was reportedly no violence or threats of violence.