Police log

Highway Patrol

–Lindsay Twaddle, 27, of Sebring, was cited for failure to stop an assured distance after she drove into the vehicle in front of her — operated by James E. Burmeister, 61, of Alliance — who was stopped at the intersection of Homeworth Road and U.S. Route 62 in Knox Township at 5:19 p.m. Thursday.

— James Ratti, 25, of New Brighton, Pa., was cited for failure to control after going off the right side of the road and striking a tree while driving on Hamilton Road in Unity Township at 6 p.m. May 23. Ratti was making a delivery for Pizza Hut at the time.


–A caller reported there was a suspicious man walking on East Lincoln Way at 7:14 p.m. Sunday. Police spoke with the man, who explained that he was walking back and forth on the sidewalk as usual.

–Police were called to a West Washington Street home at 9:20 p.m. Saturday after the caller screamed and hung up. Police arrived to hear yelling and screaming and then split up the parties, but neither wanted to press charges.

–Police were called to a home on North Market Street at 7:30 p.m. Friday by a mother who said her son threatened his sister and to vandalize her car. She said he was mad because his “woman” was in jail.

–A burglar alarm went off at an East High Street residence at 2 a.m. May 26, but the home was found to be secure. The key holder was contacted.

County Sheriff

— A domestic dispute was reported at a Walnut Street, Rogers, home at 9:05 p.m. Friday. Timothy A. Holden, 62, was charged with domestic violence for assaulting an adult daughter.

— O’Reilly’s in Lisbon reported an unresponsive man in the driver’s seat of his vehicle at 4:48 p.m. Thursday. The man was found to be Raymond Edwards, who had a warrant from Columbiana County. A deputy attempted to place Edwards under arrest, but he fled from him in his vehicle.

— Deputies checked North Shore Drive in Knox Township for a suspicious woman reported at 3:20 p.m. Friday, but they were unable to locate her. Abandoned property was collected for safe keeping.

— The Damascus Dollar General employees reported at 4:51 p.m. Friday, two people came into the store and stole multiple items. The two people were identified and charges filed.

— The manager of Cycle Motion reported at 10:25 a.m. Friday there were five or six people on dirt bikes and four-wheelers in his shop and he wanted them removed. They were doing wheelies on state Route 14, driving fast and carelessly. When deputies arrived, the manager said they has just left about five minutes earlier. Deputies checked the area and found them in a driveway on Rauch Road. They claimed they had just moved into the area from New York and were not familiar with Ohio’s laws about off-road vehicles on the roadway. The laws and consequences were explained and the people were polite and apologetic.

EAST PALESTINE — An East Palestine man found a clear bag containing a woman’s ashes while using a string trimmer by the road near the property on Bacon Avenue, Unity Township. The man’s wife called the county sheriff’s office at 1:53 p.m. Friday to report her husband, Daniel Gilson, found the clear bag containing the ashes of Maxine Nolan. The bag was tagged with her name, date of birth, date of death and Social Security number. Deputies photographed the area where the bag was found and then retrieved them, placing them in the safe at the sheriff’s office. By looking up the obituary for Nolan, deputies determined she had been in the care of Share, Sterling and Skivolcke Funeral Home in Alliance after her death. The director, Bill Gross was contacted and gave deputies the number for her son, Jeffrey Nolan. He was contacted and said he would retrieve the ashes from the sheriff’s office next week.


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