Columbiana County Sheriff Reports for 4-28

During a search on County Home Road of a vehicle registered to Michael Hipsley, 21, state Route 39, Salineville, K-9 Jesy reportedly alerted on the trunk. There, deputies reported finding a digital scale, with a small amount of marijuana also found in the passenger side of the vehicle. Hipsley was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Deputies responded Saturday night to the home of Christa Brazee, Opal Drive, Wellsville, to do a welfare check, where they found her and her children to be fine. She reported having been assaulted by a man known to her the previous night in East Liverpool.

Responding to a report of a domestic dispute on Elkton Road, deputies spoke with Ursula Lewis and Delon Bryant, both of whom said there was an argument and nothing physical. Both signed a refusal to prosecute.

John Seeger, owner of High Roller Customs LLC Motorcycle Repair Shop, told deputies Saturday morning he had done more than $768 worth of repairs on a chopper for a man who has still not paid for the work three weeks later. The man has also not picked up the motorcycle. He was advised this is a civil matter.

Deputies responded Saturday to a report of a domestic on Gurlea Street, Hanoverton, but Lindsey Hartt said there was just an argument with her sister, Ashley Hartt. No charges were filed.

Responding Saturday to a trespassing complaint at an old barn on Teegarden Road, deputies discovered five boys inside, all of whom were 12 years old except one who turned 13 that day. The boys told deputies they were “exploring,” according to reports, which indicated they admitted breaking a long cylindrical piece of glass on the concrete. Their parents were called to pick up the boys, who also cleaned up the glass before leaving.

Lisa Coleman, Pinewood Drive, New Waterford, advised deputies Friday she had dropped her daughter off at her father’s for scheduled visitation and she saw beer cans on the table. Coleman said a court order prohibits him from drinking when he has visitation, and she wanted a report on file for when she speaks to her attorney.

Michael Solmen, Butcher Road, Leetonia, complained Saturday about neighbors shooting guns on their property into a small dirt mound, which he believed to be unsafe. The neighbor, Kenneth Cook, told deputies he was not shooting, although he sometimes hears gunshots from across the road, but he did not know who does the shooting.

Deputies responded Saturday to the home of Theresa Cogan, Walker Road, Minerva, where her son-in-law David Reynolds said her husband was at the neighbor’s house, even though Mrs. Cogan and his wife have a protection order against him. Deputies determined the house was farther than the 100-foot limit imposed in the protection order.

Susan Gregg, Randel Road, Hanoverton, reported Saturday her mailbox had been smashed. The post office advised her no others had been vandalized.

Sara Cross, Buck Road, Beloit, reported her 17-year-old daughter had been receiving threatening Twitter messages from a former boyfriend, who also has been driving past the house. Deputies spoke to the boy, advising him he could be charged if he continued, which he said he had also been advised by an Alliance police officer. The boy told deputies he wanted his belongings left in his ex-girlfriend’s car, and arrangements were made for him to retrieve those items.

Dana Duffield, Center Avenue, Lisbon, reported Saturday she noticed her back door open when her dog would not stop barking and saw a man she knows on the back porch. When Duffield yelled at him, the man fled.

Rosemary Betz, Wooddale Drive, Lisbon, reported Saturday an unknown vehicle knocked down and ran over about 150 feet of her fencing on Gavers Road.