Columbiana County Sheriff Reports 3-17

Sherry Egli, South Bandy Road, Hanoverton, reported at 8:42 p.m. Tuesday they may have been scammed by someone calling her husband and attempting to sell them a program to speed up their computer. They are concerned about their personal information.

Harold Hill, Y and O Road, Wellsville, reported at 8:42 p.m. Wednesday he returned home to find two tires flattened on his truck. His bedliner was in the middle of the driveway and blue barrels were scattered about the yard.

Chrissy Werstler, Middle Beaver Road, Lisbon, reported at 12:12 p.m. Wednesday a man from Montana rented a camping lot on Dec. 31, signed a monthly agreement and paid $500 cash on that date. He then paid an additional $254 on Jan. 26 toward the total bill of $940 for rent and electricity. He then left on Feb. 3 without paying for the remaining balance of $187. He offered to mail it on Feb. 14, but the payment has not been received.

Greg Chepke, state Route 14, East Palestine, reported at 3:20 p.m. Wednesday his company owns a building on state Route 14 and has a Lewis Realty sign posted at the business. The sign had been cut off the posts with a saw and was found leaning against the building.

Sarah Snyder, Austintown, reported at 11:50 a.m. Wednesday she and Brock Mullins have a baby and while at his home on Stateline Road, Enon Valley, Pa., she and the father were arguing. His parents came and took the baby for a while until things calmed down. When she went to attempt to retrieve the baby, the grandparents told her they have an attorney and are in the process of getting custody. The grandparents live in East Palestine. Deputies explained Lawrence County, Pa., would be the proper jurisdiction due to the baby taken from the home in Enon Valley.

Julie Duke, Jersey Ridge Road, Salem, reported her son was harassed while at Leetonia High School, where a photo was taken of him on March 11. Someone drew on his face and posted the artwork on Snap Chat.

John Klem an instructor at the county Career Center reported at 9:55 a.m. Wednesday a female student was being disruptive in his class and he wanted her removed. She told deputies she was not feeling well, went to the nurses office and did not like it what the nurse had to say. When she went back to the room, Klem told her to take her test and she became upset, cursing and yelling at him. Deputies explained the importance of following rules and the incident will be handled through the school.

Nancy Nichol, Trinity Church Road, Lisbon, reported at 1:15 a.m. Thursday she heard someone in her basement. A deputy and a state trooper checked the basement without finding anyone.

Deputies responded to Bethel United Presbyterian Church, Steubenville Pike, Salineville, after receiving a hang up 911 call from there at 12:26 a.m. Thursday. A door was found to be unlocked, but everything inside appeared secure.

Crystal Pugh, Y and O Road, Wellsville, reported at 8:43 p.m. Tuesday she thought someone took her 3-year-old boxer, Allie. Deputies went to speak with a neighbor who has a few dogs, but said he did not have Pugh’s dog. He was cooperative and let deputies check the area.

Ashley Thrasher, state Route 39, Wellsville, reported at 8:17 p.m. Tuesday she and her boyfriend argued and he left before deputies arrived. She told deputies all was fine at that point.