Columbiana County Sheriff

— A West School Street, West Township, couple reported at 9:59 p.m. Tuesday they had each assaulted the other. Both were intoxicated and refused to pursue charges against the other.

— Deputies were following a Chevy Impala westbound on Georgetown Road at 1:09 a.m. Tuesday and stopped the driver, Lucas L. Miller, and cited him with failure to reinstate his license and failure to signal. Additionally, deputies found an unknown substance, two syringes with residue, a spoon with residue, a cut straw and a bag with residue. Charges are pending.

— An official from First Energy reported at 2:38 p.m. Tuesday they were talking a Highland Avenue, Rogers, man about an overdue bill and during the conversation he reportedly threatened to remove their pole and shoot himself. Deputies went to the house and found no one at home, but the neighbors said the man was at work and would not be home until 8:30 p.m. Deputies spoke to the man on the phone who admitted to telling them he would take the pole out of his yard and live off the grid and at one point asking “how do you expect me to live?” However, he had no plans on harming himself.

— A tan van was reported pulling in and out of driveways in the area of Ridge Road and Lippencott Roads in West Township at 11:29 a.m. Tuesday. Reportedly it has been spotted for the past few days. Deputies checked the area, but did not find the vehicle. Deputies found the owner lives in Louisville and contacted the police there to see if they are familiar with the owner. Clyde Riddle, the owner of the van, called deputies to say he transports Amish to different construction sites and so he has been in that area lately.

— Someone was reported shooting a firearm out the passenger window of a white Dodge pickup in the area of Leetonia Road south of Leetonia at 9:49 p.m. Tuesday. Deputies checked the area, but did not find anyone shooting or find the vehicle.

— A Clarks Mill Road, Washington Township, woman reported at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday a man who has lived with her until recently has had some negative contacts with Children Services and East Liverpool police in the recent past. He found out a case worker from Children Services was going to be at her home at 4 p.m., and told he would come home and “take care” of Children Services and the police. However, he did not show up at the house.


Today's breaking news and more in your inbox

I'm interested in (please check all that apply)

Starting at $4.39/week.

Subscribe Today