Salem man indicted for murder in Nov. 13 stabbing

LISBON – A murder charge was issued by the Columbiana County Common Pleas Court grand jury against Robert L. Harmony, 45, East Fourth Street, Salem, accused in the stabbing death of Gerrod S. Lanzendorfer in the street on South Broadway, Salem, on Nov. 13.

The indictment against Harmony was one of 10 open and superseding indictments issued by the grand jury this week. An additional 13 secret indictments were issued, which will be released when the defendants are served with the charges. Jurors declined to indict in one case and two additional cases were continued.

Joseph L. Covington, 35, last known address Mesa, Ariz., was charged with carrying a concealed weapon, having weapons while under a disability and discharging a firearm on or near prohibited premises. On Nov. 4, Convington reportedly had a 38-caliber handgun concealed on his person after he was previously convicted of aggravated assault and burglary in Maricopa County, Arizona in 2004. Additionally, he reportedly fired the gun over Dewey Avenue in East Liverpool, creating a risk to others. East Liverpool police received a report that afternoon of shots fired at a vehicle, which was northbound on Dewey Avenue and other shots being fired from the vehicle back at Covington.

Anthony J. Dangelo, 26, Walnut Ridge, Salineville, is charged with breaking and entering and theft. Dangelo is accused sometime between Nov. 1 and Nov. 15 of going into the garage of James Brammer, Old Monroeville Road, Salineville, with the purpose of committing the theft of miscellaneous tools, radiators, metal coil and pipe.

Constance E. Adams, 23, Creek Road, New Waterford, is charged with theft for allegedly having a debit card belonging to Summer Magness on Oct. 5, 2013. Adams is accused of failing to return the card to Magness’ husband following a purchase at Gorby’s Grocery, while she was working as a clerk at the store.

Jason R. Monter, 32, Bandy Road, Homeworth, is charged with theft for allegedly taking Diazepam and Alprazolam, which was prescribed to a Prospect Street, Salem, resident.

Alvin W. Carnes, 29, West Washington Street, Lisbon, is charged with trespassing into a habitation for allegedly going into the home of Andrew Warrington and Theren Pearson, South Lincoln Avenue, Lisbon, on Aug. 27. At the time, Carnes was reportedly wearing only a T-shirt and was not invited inside.

Jeffrey L. Reynolds, 47, last known address Cleveland Avenue, East Liverpool, charged with OVI. According to court documents, Reynolds was driving while intoxicated on Oct. 26 after having five previous OVI convictions in 1994, 1997, 2000, 2007 and 2011.

David W. Wright, 53, last known address County Home Road, Lisbon, is charged with failure to notify the sheriff of his change of address. Convicted of sexual battery in a 2000 case, Wright is required to keep officials up to date on his address and allegedly failed to do so in October and November of 2013.

Daron C. Nesbitt, 34, Youngstown, was charged with tampering with evidence and four counts of possession of drugs. According to court documents, on Nov. 6, Nesbitt tried to remove or conceal cocaine and heroin to interfere with an investigation. Additionally, he reportedly had cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, 25I-NBOMe and Clonazepam in his possession at that time. Additionally, a forfeiture specification was added for the $729 in his possession, which was believed to have been used in the commission or facilitation of a drug-related offense.

A superseding indictment was issued against Chad W. Hartley, 35, West Fourth Street, East Liverpool, charged with two counts of breaking and entering for allegedly trespassing to commit a theft in the Antique Mall, Washington Street, East Liverpool, on July 20 and again on Nov. 12.