Police and Court Reports

Police Reports

SALEM REPORTS — Police spoke with a complainant in the 500 block of E. 3rd Street by phone at 7:42 p.m. Friday regarding a civil issue and advised them of the options. — At 10:55 p.m. Friday, police responded to the 700 block of E. 5th Street regarding a male subject looking into ...

Sheriff’s Office

— Deputies responded to an alarm drop at a home on Fink Road in Franklin Township at 5:19 p.m. Friday and found no problems. The homeowner said the alarm may have been tripped by a family member before deputies arrived.

Highway Patrol

— Mark Schreffler, 25, Salem, was westbound on state Route 344 in Fairfield Township at 2:37 p.m. Wednesday and went off the right side into a two mailboxes and re-entered the road and went off the left side. He was cited for failure to control. — Hunter M. Woodring, 16, New Waterford, ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

—Dale J. Wells, 41, of Homeworth, was cited for failure to control after he slid off the road and overturned on a curve while driving on Randel Road in Hanover Township at 5:49 p.m. Thursday. Wells was driving a Jeep Patriot and not injured.

2 served secret indictments

LISBON — Two people secretly indicted by the Columbiana County grand jury were served with their indictments: —Taquashon J. Ray, 22, of Reynoldsburg, charged with drug possession (carfentanyl) in the county on Nov. 12, 2017. —Lyle W. Foster III, 29, Michigan Avenue, East Liverpool, ...

PROPERTY TRANSFERS

Butler Township Andrea Evans to Joanne Ferry, home on Winona Road; $80,000. Center Township Franklin Thorne Jr. to Miranda Shaw, Frola Motel on state Route 45; gift. Columbiana Joanna Grace to Rodina LLC, home on West Park Avenue; $20,000. East Liverpool Dennis Barker to Tom ...

MARKET REPORTS

Damascus Livestock Auction Dec. 4 Hogs receipts 8 head No. 1s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $52 No. 2s & 3s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $35 Sows 300 to 500 lbs. $20 to $30 Sows 500 to 650 lbs. $20 to $32 Boars $3 to $5 Feeder pigs receipts 12 head $10 to $25 per head Calves receipts ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Emclaire Financial Group v. Eric and Kasie Glendenning, et al; foreclosure sought against property on St. Clair Avenue, East Liverpool. Petros Raptis of Campbell v. PM Painting of Campbell and Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation; appeal of claim denial. Kasey J. Hudson, 29, of ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — A Leetonia woman was bound over to the county grand jury for possible indictment during action Friday in Columbiana County Municipal Court. Kimberly S. Reash, 57, Pine Street, Leetonia, was bound over on charges of burglary and assaulting a police officer. According to court ...

SALEM FIRE

— Firefighters were called at 9 a.m. Friday for a residence filling up with smoke in the 2200 block of Merle Road where they saw smoke coming from the chimney only. The homeowner said the woodburner was making a noise and smoke was coming into the house. The woodburner seemed to be working ...

POLICE REPORTS

LISBON — An official with Catholic Charities called at 12:19 p.m. Thursday to say they were concerned about a woman who showed up at the door. Police arrived and spoke to Nicole Hilton, who said she was homeless. Police asked about her apartment, and Hilton said it had no heat and she was ...

DeWayne H. Klinger

EAST PALESTINE — DeWayne H. Klinger, 82, of East Palestine, died Wednesday at the St. Mary’s Alzheimer’s Center in Columbiana. He was born July 10, 1936 in Warsaw, Ind., son of the late Howard and Mildred Bickel Klinger. DeWayne resided in Indiana prior to moving to East Palestine, ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — In Columbiana County Municipal Court Robert L. Porada Jr., 43, New Waterford, was fined $100, sentenced 120 days jail, placed on two years probation and required 20 hours community service for theft and obstructing official business. Daniel A. Grimes, 27, East Liverpool, was fined ...

Industry, Pa., man faces possession charges

LISBON —A secret indictment issued by the Columbiana County grand jury was served this week on Matthew K. Goatley, 28, of Industry, Pa., who is charged with five counts of drug possession. Goatley was allegedly found in possession of clonazepam, cocaine, buprehnorphine, oxycondone and ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Lakeview Loan Servicing v. Christopher and Crystal Fair, et al; foreclosure sought against property on Middle Beaver Road, Lisbon. Kelene D. Mavar of Boardman and Randy G. Kostek of Canfield; dissolution sought. Docket Entries Youngstown State University, care of the State of ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — Police responded to the 1800 block of East State Street at 6:08 a.m. Wednesday for a report of two males in the parking lot stopping at multiple vehicles. There was nothing illegal. — Police responded to the 600 block of East Sixth Street where the complainant advised a known ...

Lisbon woman pleads guilty to drug counts

LISBON — A Lisbon-area woman pleaded guilty this week in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court to trying to smuggle drugs into the county jail and other crimes. Amber L. Nguyen, 34, of state Route 164, pleaded guilty to three counts of trying to smuggle drugs into the county jail and three ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

—Deputies were asked by Children Services to assist in removing two children from their home on Fink Road, Franklin Township, at 2:32 p.m. Tuesday. Deputies met the caseworker there but no one was home. —A woman who lives on Waterford Road, New Waterford, reported hearing music at 7:29 ...

Charge upgraded to murder

LISBON — Robert E. Stevens was in court Thursday to face murder charges in the March home invasion beating death of 89-year-old Charles J. Travis. Stevens, 49, of Fox Chase Road, was originally charged with felonious assault, aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary and tampering with ...

PATROL

— Jenna L. Bates, 33, Lisbon, was driving on state Route 45 in Madison Township at 5 p.m. Wednesday when her vehicle was struck in the rear by the vehicle behind her. The unknown driver of the other fled the scene.