Columbiana County Sheriff
— The county dog pound reported someone there causing problems at 12:20 p.m. Wednesday. The dog warden’s office had removed two dogs from the property of Lois Hawkinberry, Chester Street, East Liverpool, on Tuesday because they were unlicensed. Hawkinberry went to the pound to get her dogs and stated she was not leaving without them. Deputies explained she needed to secure licenses for the dogs, then go to court and follow the judge’s orders regarding the matter. She wanted to see the dogs before she left.
— A state Route 7, Fairfield Township, woman reported at 1:06 p.m. Wednesday she has a pending court case involving her neighbor and on Wednesday she was out mowing her yard with her child playing outside. When she neared the property line, the neighbor turned his tractor so that the bucket came across the line. She was not injured, but felt the neighbor was pushing her buttons.
— A Metz Road, Columbiana, woman reported at 12:47 p.m. Wednesday she received an email offering to add her as a secret shopper for Consumer Impression Services. She replied to the advertisement, was accepted and received a check for $2,000 reportedly to get her started. She was to deposit $1,000 and send the rest of the money to another address. She deposited the money, but did not send any money until she was sure the check cleared. The bank notified her the check was fraudulent and no money was going to be issued.
— The owner of Minerva Welding, U.S. Route 30, Minerva, reported at 12:05 p.m. Wednesday they bought the former Star Motel property at auction. They took the sign down and put it behind the weld shop. Then the sign came up missing a couple months ago. The owner next saw on Facebook someone was seeking photographs of the Star Motel so they could restore the sign. It is currently at the Canton Sign Company.
— Deputies and West Point Fire and EMS responded to a Cream Ridge Road, Madison Township, home at 9:20 a.m. Monday after a 2-year-old boy accidentally ingested fly poison.
— The foster parent of a 14-year-old old asked deputies to remove the child, because he would not listen to him. Deputies suggested contacting the child placement agency or file unruly charges against the child. The man said he has tried to contact the child placement agency and they say they are working to find him another home, but the man wants him gone now.
— A Y and O Road, Madison Township, woman reported at 2:34 p.m. Tuesday she and the man she recently split up with was working on her son’s vehicle and they were having a dispute over whether the son authorized the work and whether they could get the vehicle without paying for the repairs. Deputies explained it was a civil issue.
— A state route 45, Madison Township, woman reported at 9:04 p.m. Wednesday she wanted another woman and her children removed from her home. She had allowed them to move in with her, so deputies explained she would need to file an eviction to have them removed.