Police and Court Reports

POLICE reports

SALEM — Officers responded to the railroad crossing on Newgarden Avenue at 2:46 p.m. Friday where a motorist reported the gate had come down on his trailer, causing the gate to break off. The railroad company was notified. — An officer responded with the fire department to a 2200 block ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Deputies checked on a boy at an East Liverpool Road home at 7:02 p.m. Friday. Deputies found Josh Gallimore and his 8-year-old son in the front yard. The boy appeared fine, with no obvious injuries and told deputies he had just ate a sandwich. — A domestic dispute was reported at a home ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

— Codee E. Johnson, 19, Churchhill Road, Lisbon, was eastbound on Adams Road in Center Township at 6:50 a.m. Friday when she crossed through the intersection with Lisbon Road and was struck by Michael E. McCullough, 46, state Route 344, Leetonia, who was southbound. Johnson was treated at St. ...

FIRE REPORT

SALEM — The fire department responded to a home in the 2200 block of Merle Road at 3:12 p.m. Friday in reference to an oven fire. The fire was determined to have been caused by the oven’s self cleaning function, resulting in a large amount of smoke. The oven was unplugged and removed from ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — In county municipal court on Friday, James W. Pratt, 34, Canal Street, East Rochester, was fined $150 after being found guilty of driving under suspension and a seat belt violation. In other court action, Deandre L. Fant, 29, of Youngstown, was fined $50 for driving under ...

SALEM FIRE

— Firefighters were called at 3:12 p.m. Friday to the 2200 block of Merle Road for a fire in an oven. Upon arrival, the fire had burned out, then firefighters pulled the oven away from the wall and unplugged it, then carried it outside the residence. The homeowner reported using the ...

ELECTION FILINGS

LISBON — Six more people filed candidacy petitions with the Columbiana County elections board to run for non-partisan office in the Nov. 7 election: —Darreck Ferrell, Hanover Township trustee. —Edward Miller, Crestview school board. —Steven Betteridge, Liverpool Township ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

—Deputies were called to a domestic dispute on Walnut Street, Rogers, at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, where Chinia Ayers says her father, Tim Holden, assaulted her. Holden, 58, was arrested for domestic violence, but in the process deputies learned Ayers, 29, assaulted her father with a purse, so she ...

PROPERTY TRANSFERS

Center Township Barrow Trust to Robert Powell III, house trailer and property on Miller Road; $30,000. Columbiana Land Shark Holdings to BHP Rentals, property (Naughton Plumbing) on South Main Street; $180,000. Benjamin Greenawalt to Richard Johnson, home on Park Place; ...

Negley woman dies in car-deer accident in Trumbull County

Staff Reports KINSMAN — A Negley-area woman was killed Thursday night after a deer went through her car’s windshield in Trumbull County, according to WKBN 27 FirstNews. Ohio State Highway Patrol identified the victim as 39-year-old Amy Stoneburner of Carmel Achor Road. According to ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases U.S. Department of Agriculture v. Linda K. Kittridge, et al; foreclosure sought against property on Louise Street, East Liverpool. Specialized Loan Servicing v. Kimberly S. Deruelle, et al; foreclosure sought against property on Steubenville Pike, Hammondsville. William Burgess ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — An officer on patrol at 11:55 a.m. Friday saw a man at the entrance to Walmart near Little Caesars sitting on a lawn chair holding an “anything will help” sign. He said he was from out of town and trying to make a quick dollar so he could get home. The officer told him what he ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — In Columbiana County Municipal Court, a Sept. 5 pretrial was set for Kellee M. Skiba, 31, Fair Avenue, Salem, charged with endangering children for allegedly leaving her 2-year-old daughter inside the vehicle with the windows cracked in the Aldi’s parking lot in Salem while she was ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Crystal McDonald, New Waterford, vs. Care4Me Skilled, LLC, et al., excess of $25,000 sought for alleged injury and emotional distress allegedly caused by pregnancy harassment and discrimination while McDonald was employed with the company. Bayview Loan Servicing LLC, vs. Patricia ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — An officer at 3:49 a.m. Thursday saw a person had been sitting at a picnic table in the 400 block of East Second Street for a lengthy period of time and stopped to speak with the person, who said all was ok and they would be on their way soon. The officer checked back and the person ...

Lisbon man facing felony charges of sexual importuning

Staff Reports YOUNGSTOWN — The Lisbon man arrested as part of a sex sting operation is facing felony charges of sexual importuning and possessing criminal tools. Matthew Earl, 36, of Lisbon Road, was arraigned in court earlier this week on charges filed by the Austintown Police ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Jeffery Stoller, Lake Street, Beloit, reported prowlers at 4:45 a.m. Thursday. Deputies checked the area and were unable to locate anyone. Stoller told deputies he has seen the same people out walking around several times late in the morning hours and there have been several vehicles broken ...

SALEM FIRE

— A resident in the 1100 block of Cedar Ridge Drive called at 6:51 p.m. Wednesday to report a strange odor in their home. Upon investigation, no hazards were found. The odor appeared to be coming from a car exhaust as it pulled into the garage.

EL woman pleads guilty to assault

LISBON — Melissa S. D’Alessio, 39, Stagecoach Road, East Liverpool, pleaded guilty in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court to aggravated assault and obstructing official business. She faces up to 21 months incarceration and a $5,000 fine. Sentencing is set for Sept. 28. Initially, ...

POLICE REPORTS

LEETONIA —Breann Little, 30, Columbiana, was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop at Washington Street and the K-12 campus at 10:09 p.m. June 20. —Matthew Crowl, 38, Lisbon, and Sarah Drye, 27, Leetonia, were arrested on active warrants out of the Columbiana ...