Columbiana County Sheriff Reports for 4-14

Karen Bertschy, Ganders Flat Road, Lisbon, reported at 3:25 p.m. Friday her ex-boyfriend, David Vincent, keeps sending her harassing emails.

Bobbie Gibson of Homosassa, Fla., reported she is in the process of selling a house at 43307 Middle Beaver Road, Elkrun Township, and on Thursday her realtor found people living there, even though it has been vacant for two years and there is no electrical service or running water. A deputy arrived and found three vehicles parked in the driveway and was met by Thomas M. Henry, who said he has been staying there since May 2012. Henry, 69, said he did not know who owned the property but did not want any problems and would leave. Gibson said she would not pursue charges if they moved out, and Henry said they would be gone by today.

A deputy responded to a loud party complaint on Plymouth Street, Hanoverton, at 10 p.m. Saturday, and spoke with a Mr. Loutzenhiser, who was out back hosting a birthday party around a bonfire. He did not realize they were being loud and agreed to keep it quiet.

Heather Courtney, Shelby Lane, Guilford Lake, reported there were children jumping in front of vehicles on Parkview Avenue at 9:44 p.m. Saturday. The deputy who responded did not see any youths but did see where someone placed a row of small sticks across the roadway.

A caller reported there was a domestic dispute in the 11000 block of state Route 45, Elkrun Township, at 8:14 p.m. Saturday. A deputy spoke with a man, who said he had gotten into an argument with his father after the man wrecked his ATV. The man said his father had since left and there was no problem.

James Sheen, Trinity Church Road, Center Township, reported Saturday someone stole his riding mower and he believes he knows who was responsible.

Cheryl Emery, Black Road, Center Township, reported at 8:24 p.m. Saturday she and Jason Short had gotten into an argument over the use of a license plate. She said they only argued and there were no threats,

James Metalik, Riffle Road, New Waterford, reported at 10:36 p.m. Saturday his fiancee’s teenage son had shoved her after the two were arguing over him not listening to her. Metalik said the boy also tried to punch him after threatening to do so. The 16-year-old boy was arrested for domestic violence and taken to the county juvenile detention center.

Richard May of the county dog pound, arrived at 8:53 a.m. Saturday and was met by volunteer Rick Morgan, who asked if they had a “crazy dog” the night before. The reason Morgan asked is he found a plastic door on one of the kennels and the fence were bent and the padlock was not in its proper location. May then discovered that Dozer, a large chow-retriever mix, was missing.

A home security alarm went off at a home on Coffee School Road, Salem, at 9:33 a.m. Sunday. The front door was found open but there no sign anyone had broken in, and the inside of the house appeared to be secure. The door appeared not to have been properly latched, so the deputy locked it behind him.

A Cleveland man wanted to know how he could go about getting his stepfather’s caretakers to move out of his residence on Lisa Lane, Guilford Lake. The man said his stepfather had been admitted to the hospital on Thursday but he only found out on Sunday. The man was told he would have to go through the formal eviction process.

Leonard Custer, Campbell Road, Hanoverton, reported at 10:40 a.m. Saturday there was a goat on his property and he wanted it removed. The deputy called Jim Sturgeon, who checked and learned his goats were confined. The deputy was then going to call Keith Sell to see if any of his goats were missing.