Charles Higgins, Fredericktown Clarkson Road, Negley, reported at 5:22 p.m. Sunday his father had been staying with him in Wellsville and someone broke into his father's house sometime between Wednesday and then. It appeared someone went through all the drawers and kicked in the doors on both the house and unattached garage. Nothing appeared missing.
The Federal Prison in Elkton reported at 7:35 p.m. Sunday a vehicle was trespassing on the property, driving all over the grounds where signs clearly indicate authorized vehicles only. The driver, Nicholas Y. Brierly, 24, Mount Orab, was stopped by prison officials, but drove over a curb before stopping. He reportedly appeared intoxicated, had a glass marijuana pipe on the front seat and a large machete-type hunting knife between the front seats. He told deputies he had a gun in the vehicle in a white case, but it was not located. Deputies asked if he threw it out the window, a question he at first said "yes" to and then denied. Brierly was charged with OVI, criminal trespassing, carrying a concealed weapon and drug paraphernalia.
Lisa Delp, Charlton Drive, Lisbon, reported at 7:52 p.m. Sunday her husband, Scott Delp, 50, had a homemade machete and threatened to kill her. He was charged with aggravated menacing, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle for a pickup allegedly taken without the owner's permission and resisting arrest.
Stephanie Mohr, Albert City, Iowa, reported at 2:45 p.m. Friday she was selling a diamond ring online for $800 and had been talking to a person from Columbiana County about the ring and he agreed to buy it. He reportedly put the $800 into a Paypal account and she sent the ring to an address on Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, by overnight mail. However, when she went to get the money from the account, she found it was a face Paypal account with no money. The ring had been delivered. Deputies went to the door and the woman answering told them her son threw the package away and was working at Rogers Sale. She called him and he told deputies he pawned it for $250. He agreed to get the ring back from Alliance Pawn. Deputies followed the son and his mother and were able to retrieve the ring.
Brad Boyd, Spillway Road, Lisbon, reported at 10:39 a.m. Sunday a tree branch fell on another person's trailer. The woman had reportedly told the landlord the tree needed trimmed, but it was not done.
Jeff Harper, Leetonia Road, Leetonia, reported at 11:38 a.m. Sunday he has been getting harassing text messages from his son, who reportedly told his father he can't wait to see his name in the obituaries and on a tombstone. Deputies spoke to the son, who claimed he had argued with his grandparents about taking his father in, but had settled things between them. However, he believed his father was trying to start things again. Deputies warned him to stay away from his father.
Martha Faloon, state Route 9, Hanoverton, reported at 10:45 a.m. Friday she has been receiving scam calls from someone claiming to be from the IRS and another from Megan Millions. Both allegedly wanted to give her money, including $2.5 million tax free from Megan Millions. Neither wanted to give her a phone number so she could call them back.
Joe Bernet, Stroup Road, Hanoverton, reported at 11:45 a.m. Oct. 2 he and his sons were in the fields and when his son drove past the house they saw a door open. It appeared someone went through all the cabinets, cupboards and drawers. A safe was missing.
David Johnson, Sandy Springs Road, Minerva, reported at 10:26 a.m. Monday he has a building on U.S. Route 30 in West Township, which he uses for storage. When he purchased it, another man was leasing part of the space from the previous owner and continued to lease it from Johnson. However, Johnson reportedly told the man he was evicted and had found damage to the back door of the wood shop. The other man reportedly agreed to repair the door.
Connie Greathouse, Tower Road, Salem, reported at 5:17 a.m. Tuesday her dog started barking and when she looked out she saw lights inside her garage and heard movement inside. Deputies checked the garage, including upstairs and did not find anyone. However, they did find a pocket knife laying on the steps, which was not recognized by any of the family members.
Mark Frederick of Frederick Auto Sales, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported at 12:14 p.m. Monday someone shot the driver's door of a car on the lot for sale. A dent was found above the handle of the door and the paint was chipped off.
Helen Frank, Westville Lake Road, North Georgetown, reported at 3:25 a.m. Wednesday she has been receiving calls from someone threatening to burn down her home. Deputies checked the area, but did not find anyone.