Columbiana County Sheriff reports for 5-25

Dennis Germadnik, Walnut Grove Lane, New Waterford, reported at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday there were two charges on a Huntington Bank debit card he did not make – one for $429 and another for $45. He canceled his card.

A suspicious man was reported on the train trestle at Georgetown Road in Homeworth at 8:56 p.m. Tuesday. Deputies found two men sitting on the train trestle with their legs dangling. They said they were playing their guitars on the trestle because of the echo. They were warned against trespassing on railroad property.

Richard Lipp, state Route 165, East Palestine, reported at 3:28 p.m. Tuesday he came home to find his back door damaged and open. A Free State Brewing glass jug, which had been half full of change, was missing from his dresser.

Robert Wright, Jennings Avenue, Salem, reported at 7:34 p.m. Monday a riding tractor and a boat motor were taken from a locked shed sometime overnight from a location on Cunningham Road.

Shane Smeltzer, Depot Road, Lisbon, reported at 10:51 p.m. Monday a man had just left his house heading toward Depot Road on a bicycle. Deputies found Roy Bates on his bicycle. Bates said he and his father argued and he left. He was taken home on U.S. Route 30 for the evening.

Jerit Jackson, Lower Elkton Road, Columbiana, reported at 9:39 p.m. Monday someone broke into his home sometime between 6 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. A 32-inch flatscreen TV with a surround sound system, a Blueray player and some Blueray DVDs were taken.

Annette Lower, Fairfield School Road, Columbiana, reported at 6:20 p.m. Tuesday her ex-boyfriend had been harassing her the night before. She believed he was intoxicated and he had been threatening to kill her if she ever made contact with him or his family.

Barb Kuder, Winona Road, Salem, reported at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday a tenant staying at the Stoneridge KOA Campground, left without paying their entire bill. She has mailed a letter detailing what was still owed, but has not received payment.

Dave Pitts, manager of Crossfire LLC, Gavers Road, Hanoverton, reported at 7:22 a.m. Wednesday when employees arrived that morning they discovered someone stole three batteries from three pieces of equipment. The batteries were taken from a F250 pickup, a Ford 1320 tractor and a Bruce Broom street sweeper. Additionally, it appeared someone attempted to take the batteries from the Cat side boom tractor, but were unable to finish.

Jacinda Michaels, Pancake-Clarkson Road, Negley, reported at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, her neighbor’s mother came to her home and was yelling at her on the front porch about a rental property. Deputies spoke to the neighbor’s mother at her home and she claimed she had gone there to speak to Michaels, but Michaels started yelling so she yelled back. Deputies told her to stay off Michaels’ property.

Christine Helman, Cream Ridge Road, Lisbon, reported at 8:20 a.m. Thursday she heard someone knocking very hard on her door and knowing it was Rusty Altman, her neighbor, she ignored it. Then she looked out her window and saw Altman inside her car. She went out and confronted him about being in her car and ransacking her purse. He refused to empty his pockets and she went inside to call deputies. He came to the porch and asked her not to, but then left. Helman reported about $130 missing.