Police and Court Reports

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — Officers responded to the area of North Union Avenue and East State Street at 11:14 a.m. Friday in reference to a man yelling at the intersection. They were unable to find the man, but were directed toward a resident in the area. The resident admitted he was person in question, but ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Deputies went to the home of Stacie Sarocco, 26, Crews Road, Wellsville, to serve a warrant at 6:58 p.m. Friday. Deputies were allowed into the home by a man, who answered the door, and Sarocco was informed she was under arrest on the warrants for two counts of failure to appear, burglary, ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

— Beau T. Graham, 20, West Main Street, New Waterford, was northbound on Fairfield School Road in Fairfield Township at 1 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 11 when he failed to maintain control, driving off the left side of the road and striking a ditch, a post and two trees. One of Graham’s two ...

FIRE REPORTS

SALEM — The fire department responded to a 700 block North Ellsworth Avenue home at 7:49 p.m. Friday in reference to smoke in the basement. Firefighters found no smoke, but detected the odor of a heated motor, determined to be the washer. The appliance was unplugged. — The fire ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON – In Columbiana County Municipal Court Adam Russell, 30, Commerce Street, Wellsville, was fined $130, placed on one year probation and required 25 hours community service for driving under suspension and speeding. Paul Kruse, 22, Woodsdale Road, Salem, was fined $50 for fictitious ...

PROPERTY TRANSFERS

Center Township Jabo Properties to MCTAG LLC, commercial property at 38246 Industrial Park Road; $250,000. Columbiana Charles and Debra Grate Jr. to Christopher and Melissa Harmon, home on North Elm Street; $153,400. East Liverpool James Doughty Jr. to Gladys Arnold, home on Railroad ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

— Andrew J. Graziani, 50, Canfield, was eastbound on state Route 14 in Unity Township at 5:26 a.m. Monday and went off the left side into a ditch. He was cited for failure to control. — Beau T. Graham, 20, West Main Street, New Waterford, was northbound on Fairfield School Road in ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— A deputy was called to the 500 block of Wells Hollow Road in Wellsville at 9:11 p.m. Thursday for a report of barking dogs. The deputy found and heard no dogs barking.

2 arrested on drug charges

EAST LIVERPOOL —While agents of the county Drug Task Force (DTF) were conducting surveillance in the East End Friday afternoon, they arrested two men on drug-related charges. According to reports, agents saw two people who had been previously investigated for drug trafficking at the car ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — An anonymous complainant was on station Thursday advising police of suspected drug activity. Information was obtained and passed along to the Columbiana County Drug Task Force. — At 12:27 a.m. Friday, police responded to the 200 block of Vine Avenue for a report of a ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — In Columbiana County Municipal Court Randy W. Park Jr., 30, Poland, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the grand jury on a trafficking in drugs charge. Bond is continued at $10,000 cash or surety. Parks sold five buprenorphine for $100 to someone working ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Clifford Thornberry, Cornish, N.H. vs. the estate of Mary Ruby Coleman, deceased, East Liverpool, insurance proceeds of $128,000 plus the value of items sought. JPMorgan Chase Bank vs. Daniel and Delora Gray, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Honey Lane, ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

— Two people were arrested on drug-related charges after a traffic stop Feb. 11 in Glenmoor, St. Clair Township. According to reports, a trooper saw a vehicle eastbound on state Route 267 without a license plate light at 9 p.m. and began to follow it. The vehicle made a left turn onto Y&O ...

CORRECTION

In the Feb. 13 edition on Salem High School graduate Tom Vacar’s Emmy on display at the SHS Alumni Association, Vacar was not the class of 1967 valedictorian, Tom Bica earned that honor. Vacar, who was the student council president, was one of two seniors chosen to speak during commencement ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Paul Mattern, Sprucevale Road, East Liverpool, reported at 7:13 a.m. Thursday his ex-wife, Ashley Mattern, has been continuously texting him. Deputies spoke to her and she agreed to end all communications with her ex-husband. — Seth Krall, passing by the Venezia Auto Group, state Route ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — An open door was reported at 9:12 a.m. Thursday in the 600 block of Fair Avenue where police found the front door to an apartment open leading upstairs and to one room downstairs. The upstairs was empty and the downstairs room was blocked from the inside with no one around. The ...

County grand jury issues 41 indictments

LISBON — An East Liverpool couple who robbed a man at knifepoint inside a van while it was being driven were among those indicted in February by the Columbiana County grand jury. Melissa S. D’Alessio, 39, Stagecoach Road, East Liverpool, is charged with aggravated robbery, assault, ...

Grand jury brings drug trafficking, intimidation counts against EL man

LISBON — In a five-page superseding indictment, Tye W.D. Mattern, 31, Echo Dell Road, East Liverpool, has been charged by the Columbiana County grand jury with 19 counts of possession of drugs, five counts of trafficking in drugs which include a forfeiture specification and one count of ...

East Liverpool man pleads guilty to drug possession

LISBON — Larry O. Foster, 61, St. George Street, East Liverpool, pleaded guilty in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court to two counts of possession of drugs. He is facing up to two years in prison, a five-year license suspension and a $5,000 fine. Foster had less than five grams of cocaine on ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Jacob Bell, Campbell Road, Hanoverton, reported at 10:28 a.m. Wednesday someone stole 15 chickens that morning. This is the second time in a week someone took his chickens and he asked deputies for extra patrols in the area between 4 a.m. and daylight. Last week, the person drove an SUV and ...