Columbiana County Sheriff

A deputy was called to a home on Neeld Road in Unity Township at 1:46 a.m. Friday to notify a man’s next of kin to contact East Liverpool City Hospital.

A deputy was called to the area of Lower Elkton Road in Elkrun Township at 2 a.m. Friday for a noise complaint. The area was checked and nothing was heard.

A deputy was called to the Rogers Community Auction on state Route 154 at 2:33 a.m. Friday for a commercial alarm. No problems were found.

Ronald Kost, state Route 14, Unity Township, reported at 2:23 p.m. Saturday his neighbor had dumped some kind of gravel-like substance on the driveway and it clogged his drains and water is backing up on his property. The driveway is on Kost’s property but is the only access to the neighbor’s home. Kost told the deputy that he has contacted an attorney and was told to put up some kind of fence. The deputy told Kost to follow his attorney’s advice and put up a fence since it was a civil matter.

A deputy was called to the Winona United Methodist Church at 12:43 a.m. Sunday for a report of a suspicious vehicle. The deputy spoke with the driver, Brandon Grubb of Lisbon, who said that he had stopped to use the phone. He was asked to leave the property.

A deputy was called to the intersection of Hartley and Knox School roads at 6 a.m. Sunday for a report of neighbor problems. The deputy did not find anything out of the ordinary. A truck and trailer belonging to Ren Teague was found on Hartley Road just west of Knox School Road. Teague was contacted and told the deputy that the vehicle was stuck in the mud and had to be pulled out with another vehicle.

A North Street, Knox Township woman reported 2:29 p.m. Saturday her children were outside playing in a vacant lot just south of her home and that they had gotten permission last year from the man who owned the property to be able to play there. The woman said that while her children were flying kites a woman came out of the Stage Coach Tavern and began yelling at her children to get out of the lot. She also reported that the woman began calling her children derogatory names after one of their kites got stuck in a tree and that she and the woman began yelling at each other. The woman also told the deputy that the woman from Stage Coach had claimed to own the property and said she did not want the children there. The deputy left a message with the Stage Coach Tavern to have the woman contact the sheriff’s office.

Deputies were called to 50062 Smith Road in Middleton Township at 8:10 a.m. Sunday for a report of possible private property accident and that a man was disoriented from the accident. Deputies spoke with the man, identified as David Thomas Jonas of Beaver, Pa., who said that he and his girlfriend had an argument the day before and he left in his Jeep Compass around 2 p.m., and he decided to drive the back trails near Beaver Creek. His Jeep got stuck around 10:30 p.m., and he was unable to get it out. Jonas said that he was outside all night and walked up to the home on Smith Road and sat on the bench. Deputies found that the homeowners did not own the property where the Jeep was stuck and that it was actually located within Beaver Creek State Park. Deputies gave Jonas a courtesy ride to Sheetz in Calcutta where his father came to pick him up so they could retrieve the Jeep.

Barbara Vick, Lakeview Drive, Guilford Lake, reported at 10:28 a.m. Sunday her property was egged again Saturday night between the hours of 10 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Vick reported the damage was done by someone in a silver or white Honda Civic four-door and that it has been an ongoing problem in the neighborhood.

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