Columbiana County Sheriff reports

n Deputies responded Friday night to a Metz Road address in Unity Township for a welfare check on a man at the request of a social worker with the Veterans Administration, who was on the phone with the man at the time. A woman at the residence told deputies the man had moved six months ago, possibly to the Norton, Ohio area.

n A woman from Case Road in Knox Township reported being contacted by email, texts and social media by her ex-boyfriend with whom she has a 2-year-old child. She said the man pays no child support and has no visitation established through the court with the child and she does not want contact with him. She wanted a report on file.

n Nicole Manypenny, state Route 558, Salem Township, reported her husband’s family has been making threats on Facebook following the death of his grandmother, after which they inherited her residence. Deputies explained the process of obtaining a protection order to Manypenny.

n Chelsea Wilson, no address listed, reported Roy Moffett III left her at Walmart in Calcutta at 2 a.m., taking her 2-year-old’s diaper bag with him, along with the child’s medication inside. Deputies tried to locate Moffett and, while doing so, were contacted again by Wilson, who said he had dropped off the items at a residence in Wellsville for her to pick up.

n Deputies responded Saturday morning to Rainbow Lane Circle in Knox Township for reports of a person wearing a white mask and black cape, prowling the neighborhood. One woman said she saw the person standing in her driveway but received no response when asked what he was doing. Her husband responded to the front porch with a shotgun, but the person had left the scene. Deputies checked the area but did not locate anyone.

n Responding Saturday morning to the area of Macklin Road and Brushville Road regarding a pony running loose on the roadway, deputies checked and did not find it. A driver stopped and said he had seen it a short while before and had a rope with which he had planned to secure it. It is unknown who owns the pony.

n Deputies responded at 6:51 a.m. Saturday to The Stagecoach Inn on Main Street in North Georgetown for an alarm drop, where they found employees getting ready to open the business for the day.

n Minerva Police Department asked deputies to check a residence on state Route 172 for a GMC truck reportedly used in a robbery in their jurisdiction, but the vehicle was not found at that location.

n Deputies responded to a loud music complaint at 1:42 a.m. Saturday at West Main Street in Washingtonville but determined the residence is located in Mahoning County. They reported seeing multiple people at the residence who went inside upon viewing the cruisers, after which the music stopped.

n Deputies were asked to check on the welfare of a man who lives on 12th Street, Beloit, at 9:30 p.m. Thursday. The resident appeared to be fine and stated so to the deputies.

n Deputies were called to a domestic dispute on Campbell Road, Hanover Township, at 11:21 p.m. Thursday, where Jakob Bell reported shoving his mother to get her to quit scratching his face during an argument over car keys. Bell had visible scratch marks on his face and nose but he declined to press charges, saying he only wanted her to leave him alone. He was advised of the procedure for obtaining a protection order.

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