Dorothy Nezbeth, Stanley Drive, Beloit, reported at 9:28 a.m. Thursday a while back she had noticed a hole in the siding of her home. On Thursday she found a golf ball in her flower bed under where the hole was made.
Kathy Powers, North Market Street, East Palestine, reported at 12:13 p.m. Saturday her son told her he had a letter for her from Children Services in a stack of her mail at his home, but someone took it.
Dan Gima, Clymer, Pa., reported at 10:25 a.m. Saturday he had been camping at Big Arb's in East Rochester and a man claiming to be from the IRS called his mother looking for him. A friend asked the caller for his IRS ID number and the caller hung up.
Jeff Harper, Leetonia Road, Leetonia, reported Tuesday his landlord is sending him harassing messages because of back rent he owes. The deputy spoke with the landlord, John Hipley, who said Harper texted him first with a derogatory message. Both parties were advised to quit texting each other.
Jackie Agosto, Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, reported there were horses on the roadway at 9:17 p.m. Tuesday. The deputy did find two horses but they were inside a fenced-in area.
Deputies were called to a home on state Route 45, Lisbon, at 12:35 a.m. Sunday in regard to an armed 53-year-old man, William E. Coe, who planned to harm himself and also shoot at responding deputies. The dispatcher talked the man into unloading his gun and then he came outside unarmed and with his hands in the air. The man, who had been drinking, was taken by ambulance to Salem Community Hospital to be evaluated and held there until released, where he will be transferred to the county jail because there was an arrest warrant for him on a bad check charge. He was later charged with aggravated menacing.
A deputy was asked to check on the welfare of a person living on Applegate Road, Madison Township, at noon Tuesday because she had not been seen in several days. The deputy spoke with the woman, who said she was fine.
A 911 call was transferred from East Palestine police about a resident of state Route 14, Unity Township, threatening to harm himself at 3:40 p.m. Tuesday. Deputies arrived and found the man drunk and sitting on the front porch. The man told the deputies he needed to "get dried out," while his mother told them she had hidden her son's gun after he laid it down. The deputies secured the weapon and waited while the man was transported by ambulance to a local hospital to be evaluated.
Zach Strong, Butler Grange Road, Salem, reported Tuesday his dirt bike and one belonging to Chris Paterson were stolen from his garage, along with a $50 bill. Before the deputies arrived, Paterson reported finding his dirt bike in a field behind his home on Hoopes Road.
James Berringer, a maintenance person for Safeguard Properties, reported at 8:27 a.m. Tuesday someone broke into a home on Clair Drive, Lisbon, and cut about 120 feet of copper pipe from the basement ceiling sometime after Aug. 16.
Sherry Kissinger, Scottsmill Road, Rogers, reported at 2:49 p.m. Tuesday her husband found a dead rat in their mailbox.
Carol Schmidt, Avondale Avenue, East Liverpool, reported at 2:51 a.m. Thursday she was staying at the home of Dee Redman, Sprucevale Road, Rogers, when Schmidt heard a noise outside and went out to investigate. She saw someone near the sheds dressed in black and he punched her before running in the direction of Rogers School. She called Jake Weddell, a relative, and he reported seeing a person run into a wooded area, across state Route 7 and onto Pine Hollow Road.
James Muse, state Route 154, Negley, reported at 8:17 a.m. Thursday he owns rental property, a vacant house on state Route 154. The maintenance crew working inside the house for the past few days arrived on Wednesday to find the front door forced open and items missing.
Junior Straley, Golf Club Drive, Salem, reported at 8:49 p.m. Wednesday someone used his bank card number at the Circle K on Pidgeon Road, Salem, charging $12.08 on Tuesday. Another unauthorized $125 charge is pending.
Lola Javens, Hazel Run Road, Hammondsville, reported at 6:57 p.m. Wednesday her pickup was sitting on Dave Brown's property on Malone Road for about six months. Someone smashed the windows out and stole all four tires and rims.
Angela Lyons, state Route 172, Lisbon, reported at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday reported an ongoing problem with her 14-year-old son. Deputies spoke to the boy about his unruly behavior.
Ida Jarvis, Glasgow Road, Salineville, reported at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday sometime during the day someone entered her home and took jewelry.
Tom Roush, Hull Road, Salineville, reported at 4:05 p.m. Wednesday sometime during the day someone entered his home taking money, jewelry and a flat screen TV.
Ruth Sears, Salem-Alliance Road, Salem, reported at 6:55 p.m. Wednesday the Homeworth Pantry, Middle Street, Homeworth, had a large freezer break. A lot of food spoiled and they put the food in the dumpster behind the pantry. Some children were then found in the dumpster taking the food and she was concerned they would become ill if they eat it.
David Eick, Circle Drive, Minerva, reported at 9:26 p.m. Wednesday he went to get his belongings and found his ex had thrown them into the yard.
James Sevek, a Washington Township trustee, reported at 12:05 p.m. Wednesday they found a partial pickup load of construction debris and household items dumped along Clarksmill Road.
Roy Larkins, Grant Street, Lisbon, reported at 10:13 a.m. Wednesday he owns property on Grant Street and the previous tenant moved out. Several sections of six-foot high wooden picket fence appeared to have been removed from the property and were standing in the yard of Dan Coleman down the street. Larkins reportedly asked Coleman to return the fence and he had agreed, but had not done so. Deputies spoke to Coleman, who said he had let the previous tennant borrow a few sections of fence to confine his dog, but now that the tennant moved out he was going to use it in his own yard. After speaking with deputies he agreed to return the fence.
Kelly Parker, North Market Street, East Palestine, reported at 3:40 p.m. Wednesday she is having a problem with a dog, which comes on her property from a neighboring one, FCR Motor Cross, Wilderson Road. When she confronted a man at the business about the dog, he reportedly began yelling at her to get off his property.
Natalie Lindesmith, U.S. Route 30, Hanoverton, reported at 4 a.m. Wednesday there was an unfamiliar vehicle in her driveway and someone was blowing the horn. A deputy found the vehicle still there and the two women inside claimed they were driving home to Carrollton when their vehicle broke down. The deputy called someone for them attempting to get them help, but no one could come until later in the morning. The women declined a ride to the sheriff's department and when the situation was explained to Lindesmith, she agreed to let them stay in their vehicle until help could arrived later in the day.
Deputies responded Thursday night to the home of Helen and Richard Chapman, state Route 45, Lisbon for a burglary report. They reported finding Dirk Weston, 50, state Route 164, Lisbon, highly intoxicated, with no shoes on, hiding in some weeds amongst some scrap. When asked what he was doing, Weston reportedly said, "Scrapping," and deputies noticed a trail in the grass from his car. Weston was charged with burglary and transported to the county jail.
Bruce Risen, Georgetown Road, Homeworth, reported Thursday he had used Cash Net USA in the past for a cash advance and repaid what he owed. He has now had money placed into his account twice that he didn't authorize and was called by someone saying his loan was approved, but he did not apply for a loan. He contacted Cash Net, who said no one had called him but someone had been accessing accounts. He requested a report on file.
Shanda Mellinger, Sherman Street, Lisbon, reported Thursday she had left a man on May 13, leaving about 16 shotguns at the house which are no longer there. She wanted a report on file since the guns appear to be gone but are registered in her name.
Brad Soliday, Minerva, a supervisor for Youngstown South Eastern Railroad, reported Thursday he reprimanded two employees for cutting a rail short and one of the two men got angry, throwing a three-foot track wrench at him. When told to stop throwing company tools, the man told Soliday to "do something about it," and threw a claw bar at him. Soliday told the two employees to wrap it up and they began loading tools into the truck. At that point, the employee removed his safety glasses and gloves and struck Soliday in the face with his fist. Soliday told the man to go back to the truck and he did, the the other man told Soliday to watch out and the first man swung a spiking hammer at the supervisor but missed. Soliday and the other man left his attacker behind as they left, but Soliday told deputies he left the keys for the company and his truck behind and they are now missing. He just wanted a report on the assault, which he had already reported to his company.
A deputy on patrol in the McCoy Avenue area of East Liverpool saw a woman for whom he knew an active warrant existed. He stopped the vehicle and took Beth A. McCauley, 39, into custody. The vehicle was towed by Calcutta Towing.