Columbiana County Sheriff
Rusty James Steele, Harvey Avenue, Center Township, reported at 7:02 p.m. Sunday his ex-wife’s husband, Michael J. Blower, just texted his phone and stated watch your “back.” He was given information on how to obtain a protection order.
Olive Branch Ministries, Leetonia Road, Leetonia, reported at 7:47 a.m. Sunday Nicholas Weiler left on Friday at about 2:30 a.m. and had not returned. David Eicher told deputies he had contacted Weiler’s parents and reported what happened and now he was getting worried and wanted to file a missing person’s report. Deputies contacted the parents and confirmed Weiler was still missing before starting the report. However, Weiler’s parents called back to report he had been located at a halfway house in Youngstown. The missing person’s report was removed from the database.
Broch Warren Elliott, Y Camp Road, Madison Township, reported at 12:44 p.m. Saturday he left that morning and when he returned home he noticed items missing from the home — tea bags, coffee and packs of cured meat. Elliott had contacted Heather Burnham to come to his home to help locate the missing items and when she was traveling on Y Camp Road, she saw Robert Cunningham driving a yellow ATV toward East Liverpool Road. Cunningham reportedly swerved toward her vehicle and then continued on. Elliott reported the key was more difficult to fit into the lock on the door now and deputies found ATV tracks and footprints at the house.
An anonymous caller reported possible drug activity at 7:33 p.m. Saturday at the homeless shelter on state Route 45. The caller stated there was a white SUV in the parking lot. Deputies checked the area, but there was no sign of drug activity and the residents stated the white SUV was there to drop off a child to a parent.
Someone reported at 4:59 a.m. Saturday there was a vehicle just south of Hartley Road on Knox School Road sitting in the roadway. Deputies found the orange Subaru with front end damage. There was a bag of ice inside, an empty Pepsi two-liter bottle and Pepsi spilled in the front console. The contents of the glove compartment was flung upon the floor and the sun roof was open soaking the seats. No one was around and there was no key. The vehicle was found to be stolen from Canton and belonged to Monica M. Fernandez. The vehicle was towed and Canton police were notified.
Randy Joseph, Steubenville Pike, Center Township, reported at 9:48 a.m. Thursday his neighbor, Warren Wells, parked a vehicle on his property line and will not move it. Joseph claims the property was surveyed and the vehicle is over the line. Wells told deputies he also had the property surveyed and the vehicle is on his own property. Wells said if Joseph could show him a map showing the vehicle is on the wrong property he would gladly move it. Deputies explained this is a civil matter.