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HIGHWAY PATROL

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— David Lee Bennett, 17, Cunningham Road, Salem, was northbound on Cunningham Road in Salem Township at 12:15 p.m. Saturday and went off the left side into an embankment, a mailbox and a ditch. He was cited for failure to control. — Cheyenne Rain Miller, 21, Georgetown Road, Salem, was ...

Lisbon man charged with gross sexual imposition

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LISBON — Charles E. Weyand Jr., 42, state Route 154, Lisbon, was served a secret indictment for two counts of rape and two counts of gross sexual imposition. Court documents alleged between June 1, 2017 and Nov. 1, 2017, Weyand engaged in sexual conduct and had sexual contact with two ...

SALEM FIRE CALL

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— Firefighters were called at 9:56 p.m. Tuesday to Ort Furniture, 275 Elm Ave., for a commercial fire alarm, with nothing showing on arrival. The department began investigating and gained entry to the structure when the keyholder arrived, finding the sprinkler system had malfunctioned.

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — Police responded at 11:47 a.m. Wednesday to the Salem Historical Society museum, 239 S. Lundy Ave., for a report of a concrete sign damaged overnight. — A dog was reported at large at 11:46 a.m. Wednesday in the Buckeye Circle area, but was not found. — A city worker ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— Diane Fleming, U.S. Route 30, Kensington, reported Tuesday she recently permitted a family friend, Gary M. Phillips, to borrow her 2010 Ford Escape. On May 12, he told her he struck a pothole and damaged it, but told her he would fix it. On May 14, she told him she needed the vehicle back ...

Salem woman sentenced for drug counts

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LISBON — Alyssa M. Dimuzio, 22, North Main Street, Salem, was sentenced in Common Pleas Court to two years in prison for possession of drugs, trafficking in drugs and two counts of endangering children, charges she had pleaded guilty to in March. On Nov. 8, 2016, Dimuzio was selling ...

Youngstown man arrested in drug raid

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Staff Reports ROGERS — A Youngstown man was arrested following a raid in the Rogers area on Wednesday by the county drug task force, sheriff’s office and special response team. Authorities executed a search warrant at a home at 44584 state Route 154, Rogers, locating about 54 grams of ...

Leetonia Destination Imagination team

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The Leetonia Destination Imagination team that will be competing in the Global Competition in Tennessee recently made a $150 donation to the village’s Splash Pad project. Mayor Kevin Siembida on Monday honored the team with a proclamation. From left, team members Haleigh Brock, Katie Soupal, ...

Memorial Day service will be held at Hope Cemetery

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SALEM — Korean War veteran Don Stapleton will serve as honorary marshal May 28 during the annual Salem Memorial Day Procession. Retired Colonel U.S. Army Walter M. Duzzny Sr. will serve as speaker during the service to be held at Hope Cemetery. Vietnam War veteran Mel Lippiatt is the ...

On the Calendar

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WED/23 GREEN TOWNSHIP Appliance drive, recycling center behind fire department, 12184 Lisbon Road; daylight hours, roll-off container for items like water softeners, stoves, microwaves; no electronics or propane tanks. LEETONIA Toddler Playgroup, 10-11 a.m., Leetonia ...

Salem council interested in SAFEbuilt proposal

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SALEM — City council’s Committee of the Whole agreed Tuesday to move toward a more formal proposal from SAFEbuilt to provide building department services to the city. “We really need this on the residential side,” Councilwoman Cyndi Baronzzi Dickey said. Dickey chairs the Committee ...

Jail’s video offers new look at May 14 incident

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LISBON — Security video at the Columbiana County Jail shows county sheriff’s deputies had to wait less than four minutes to drop off inmates on May 14 and that there was a corrections officer in the booking area at the time, but he was out of sight in another room processing an incoming ...

Flea Market Fanatics to resume filming in Rogers

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Staff Reports ROGERS — The new reality show Flea Market Fanatics based at the Rogers Community Auction will resume filming May 25 and June 1. According to a company press release, the casting call in March was successful and the Hollywood Top Productions team will return to the Rogers ...

Crestview board member resigns amid dispute

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NEW WATERFORD — Brayden Tucker resigned his position on the Crestview school board on Tuesday, reportedly amid a dispute between his family and another family on social media. Tucker posted an apology to the Crestview community on Facebook for resigning, but said he and his wife were asked ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— Kim Riggs, Lisbon, reported at 3:15 p.m. Monday, her son, Robert C. Riggs, is in the U.S. Navy stationed in Lemoore, Calif., and is the suspect in an alleged sexual assault in California. At 4:49 a.m. Monday, Kim Riggs said she received a voicemail from a male voice claiming to be the ...

Salem man pleads guilty to endangering children

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LISBON — William P. Aldrich, 33, Jennings Avenue, Salem, pleaded guilty in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court to endangering children for excessive corporal punishment on Nov. 25, 2017. Aldrich punched the child and choked him to the point where he could not breathe or talk. Aldrich faces ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

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New Cases Six Recycling Corp. vs. MV Residential Construction, et al., excess of $25,000 sought for alleged compensatory and punitive damages after the Market Street Loft abatement and demolition project reportedly promised to the plaintiff went to another entity. In Re: 1996 Coleman ...