Columbiana County Sheriff

Joni M. Jefferys, Meadow Wood Drive, Butler Township, reported at 5:34 p.m. Wednesday her son, Chance Beitler, physically assaulted her. She went to wake him up and he reportedly awoke in a rage, head butted his mother in the head and bit her finger. He also reportedly threatened if Jefferys took his son away from him he would kill her. She did not want charges against him, but wants him to get help for his anger and mental health issues. Beitler was taken into custody on a warrant for failure to appear on a marijuana possession charge.

A dumpster at Valley View gas station in Damascus was reportedly overflowing at 5:07 p.m. Wednesday with garbage and litter blowing around by the wind. The garbage was going into people’s yards. The owner of the business was notified and agreed to take care of it.

Susan Rockwell, Tower Road, Butler Township, reported at 8:37 p.m. Wednesday she moved her daughter, son-in-law and their children into her home, but they are not paying rent and she wanted them removed. Deputies explained she would need to file an eviction. She drove away and deputies spoke to Alicia and Joshua Muffley, explaining they must be evicted or leave voluntarily. They told deputies they are willing to pay rent, but Rockwell will not tell them how much she wants or provide them with a lease agreement.

Ed Ohlin, Heck Road, Columbiana, reported at 10:02 a.m. Wednesday someone removed a battery powered Black and Decker weed eater from his porch sometime since Monday.

A man mowing his grass reported at 3:26 p.m. Tuesday he was threatened by a younger man who accused him of not turning off the mower deck when he was turning around in the alley and throwing stones around the area. The younger man reportedly threatened if it happened again he would break his extremities.

Vivian S. Ryan, Case Road, Beloit, reported at 8:22 a.m. Friday someone was driving around the area in a car chasing ducks and may have crashed into a vacant camper in the campground. Deputies checked all the area of the campground and found no damaged campers, no cars chasing ducks and no dead or injured ducks.

A commercial vehicle reportedly ran off the roadway on Scroggs Road and became stuck at 8:13 a.m. Thursday. Deputies did not see any such vehicle, but did see muddy tire tracks coming out of a driveway onto the roadway.

KLG EMS reported Rachael Schreffler, state Route 172, Hanoverton, stated she could not see and wanted to go to the hospital to be checked. She was in the back of an ambulance wanting to be transported when deputies arrived.

Barbara Beverly, Canal Street, Hanoverton, reported at 6:26 p.m. Thursday her neighbor behind her has been coming onto her property and is always yelling at her that she is on her property. Deputies suggested she get the property surveyed and she said she already has contacted an attorney and has calls into a surveyor. The neighbor, Sandra Sue Haley, told deputies Beverly is coming onto her property, cutting her grass and driving through the property. She claimed she had the property surveyed and the markers are there. Both were told to speak with their attorneys and they agreed to stay away from each other.

Raquel Brinson, Plymouth Street, Hanoverton, reported at 9:26 p.m. Thursday her husband would not let her into the house. Deputies spoke to Brinson and Phillip J. Fogle, who said they argued on Monday and she left. When she returned Thursday, he would not let her back inside. They had been living there together for two and a half years. Deputies explained they cannot tell her to move out, and Fogle said he just does not want to argue any more. Both agreed when she takes her medicine it makes her violent at times. Both agreed to try to work things out, but to call if things get out of control.

Cathleen A Miller, Freeman Road, Lisbon, reported at 3:30 p.m. Thursday someone stole a half-inch cordless drill with a lithium battery. Her son went looking for it and found two shotgun reloaders had also been stolen from the shed, where they were bolted down.

Lynette Lynn Thomas, U.S. Route 62, Butler Township, reported at 3:03 p.m. Thursday she was dropping off a refrigerator and a wheel chair at the home, where she has been staying since Jan. 6 when she came here from North Carolina due to her father’s medical condition. Thomas said when she was attempting to put the refrigerator down she dropped it and it made a loud noise. She then went to her truck to wait for her children and her stepmother, Nancy Thomas, came out of the house and told her she could not leave the items there. When Lynette Thomas told her she would go and ask her father, Nancy Thomas reportedly grabbed her upper arm, which she then pulled Nancy Thomas’ arm away. Nancy Thomas said nothing physical happened, and Lynette Thomas did not want to pursue charges.

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