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December 1, 2012
Salem News

- A Padgett Road, East Palestine, woman reported Thursday the garage entered at her home and three crossbows taken. Vehicles inside the garage were entered and items scattered throughout. She told deputies that, the previous weekend, a man pulled into the driveway in an SUV and knocked on the door, asking if her husband had a couple gallons of gas to spare. He walked back with her husband to the garage, but was asked to stand outside while her husband got the gasoline. She wondered if this could have been related to the theft from their garage. A license plate number of the man's vehicle was provided to deputies.

- The pop machine at the front of the One Stop on state Route 9, Hanoverton, was vandalized overnight, Tiffany Altman reported Thursday morning.

- Kristen E. Sutton, 23, Birch Road, East Liverpool, was northbound on state Route 7 Saturday when her vehicle slid on ice, going into a ditch, up an embankment and overturning.

- A Lorey Road, East Palestine, woman reported her ex-boyfriend, who has been charged with domestic violence and against whom she has filed for a protection order, has been calling her and sending texts to her niece to have forwarded to her. She told deputies he has also sent people to her home to stay, saying she should not be alone and so they can report back to him her activities. Deputies advised her that, if she does not want these people to stay, they can come and make them leave.

- A state Route 45, Lisbon, woman reported she and a friend saw a flash and heard what sounded like a gunshot in the yard between the neighbor's garage. Deputies spoke to the neighbors and checked a gun in the home, which had not been fired.

- A state Route 644, Kensington, woman reported Nov. 15 she and her boyfriend broke up and he moved out several months ago, but he has been following her to work and calling her constantly, calling her cell phone 16 times and her new boyfriend's cell phone nine times the previous night. She said he came to her new boyfriend's house, pounded on the door until she opened it and, once inside, began an argument and tried to take her dog until her boyfriend intervened, telling her ex to leave. Deputies tried several times to contact him, to no avail.

- Chris Miller, an employee at Avalon Restaurant, state Route 30, Hanoverton, reported arriving at work and seeing someone near the garage. When she yelled, the person got into a pickup and went toward Kensington without headlights. Deputies found no forced entry and nothing missing.

- Members of the Cochran family, St. Jacob-Logtown Road, Lisbon, were awakened by their barking dog and went out to find Shawn Haus, who lives in a camper on the same property, in a struggle with another man they knew. Tammy Cochran, no age listed, tried to intervene and was struck in the forehead by the other man. Haus left prior to deputies' arrival, according to reports, which indicated the other man forced his way into the camper by kicking the bottom of the door. No arrests were reported.

- A Walnut Street, Rogers, man reported being awakened by his dogs barking and finding his neighbor with a flashlight, going across his property. He has called previously about the woman trespassing on his property, and deputies said they will advise her to stay off his property or face criminal trespassing charges.

- A back window was found broken at the Pit Stop, state Route 164, Lisbon, where footprints were found on the counter and floor. It was initially unknown if anything was missing, and the investigation is continuing.

- A deputy on patrol on Hibbetts Mill Road, Wellsville, reported finding a large quantity of refuse dumped, including mattresses, furniture, household items and toys. He found paperwork with names in the trash which was collected as evidence.

- A state Route 39, Salineville, man reported two guns stolen from his home. The Jennings 9 mm stainless and Jennings .22-caliber blued guns were in a case.

- Justin Davis, Eric Drive, Lisbon, reported he and his girlfriend were parked on Applegate Road at the Chemline entrance Nov. 4 when two men approached, one wearing a hoodie and ski mask. They dragged Davis from the vehicle and made him lie face-down on the ground, and while the masked man kneeled on Davis' back, the other removed $80 from his pocket. The unmasked man was described as having blondish hair and a goatee and with a medium build. He pushed Davis' girlfriend back into the car at one point. The two men came out of the woods with no vehicle or ATV heard.



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