Columbiana County Sheriff Reports for 1-31

Michael Nail, state Route 7, New Waterford, reported at 2:59 a.m. Sunday a burglary was in progress. Deputies checked the area and did not see any footprints or suspicious activity. Angela Arnold told deputies she heard people talking and throwing things at her house.

Shirley Ross, Jimtown Road, East Palestine, reported at 3:40 p.m. Saturday a man was intoxicated and had a gun. Deputies found two men in the kitchen, both drinking and both appearing intoxicated. Neither would tell deputies what was happening. Deputies then spoke to Ross and Trever Barr, who said William Ross threatened to kill Shirley Ross and was holding a gun when he said it. William Ross, 44, Jimtown Road, East Palestine, was charged with aggravated menacing. Ross had also called deputies at 12:49 a.m. Saturday to report her husband had been drinking most of the day and was getting loud, but had not threatened her at that time.

Vic Maroscher, Leetonia Road, Leetonia, reported at 9:50 p.m. Friday he and his wife were away for about an hour and he found footprints leading to the satellite dish. Someone had knocked it out of alignment and he stated this is the sixth time someone has done it. He plans to install a camera.

Hillary Wooley, Farr Street, Rogers, reported at 3:27 p.m. Friday a van pulled into the yard and someone was carrying items, which appeared to be pieces of the furnace, out of the house. Her husband had gone out and confronted them, and one man who identified himself told the husband to mind his own business. He then reportedly added if the cops came he would come back and burn the husband’s house down. They left when the husband told them his wife was on the phone with the sheriff’s department. The husband took a photo of the license plate, which deputies checked and it belongs to a woman who used to own the house. Besides the one man, there was reportedly a woman and another man there.

Tammy Noday, Echo Dell Road, Rogers, reported at 8:24 a.m. Thursday man has been making harassing statements on his Facebook page about her and her husband. Copies of the Facebook statements and written statements were handed over to the prosecutor’s office.

A Salem area woman reported at 9:59 a.m. Tuesday she was called by man claiming to be from her bank and telling her she was behind on her house payment. The man reportedly told her to pay $750 immediately or she would be foreclosed on. She told him she only has $375 and does not have a debit card number, which he was asking her for. He then told her to get cash, go to Walmart, purchase a Green Dot money pack, load the money onto the card and he would call her back later for the number for the card. Knowing it was a scam and after making certain she is current on her house payments, the woman contacted deputies.

Kathy Hart, Mindling Lane, Minerva, reported at 1:42 p.m. Friday she heard someone firing what sounded like a large caliber firearm. Deputies found a man on Maple Street, who admitted he had been fire forming brass and was responsible for the noise. He apologized for the disturbance. According to Wikipedia, the term fire forming in firearms refers to the process of reshaping a metallic cartridge case to fit a new chamber by firing it within that chamber

Joseph Daniel, Depot Street, Rogers, reported at 12:25 a.m. Tuesday he loaned a vehicle to his ex-wife, who in turn let her current boyfriend use it. He now wants it back because he needs it to go to work. Deputies contacted the ex-wife Tami Daniel, who said it was at JPI on state Route 518 and she would have her boyfriend put the keys in the car so he could come pick it up.

Norm Schreffler, Cream Ridge Road, Lisbon, reported at 4:47 p.m. Monday he found his renter dead inside his camper. Russell W. Kindred, 54, Cream Ridge Road, Lisbon, was last seen by Schreffler on Saturday morning. The county coroner’s office reportedly found nothing suspicious at the scene.

Margaret Watson, Hilltop Drive, Lisbon, reported at 6:12 p.m. Monday she has been receiving harassing text messages from her brother-in-law and she further states he has threatened her.