Police and Court Reports

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— A deputy was called to Winona Frozen Foods on Whinnery Road in Winona at 6:36 p.m. Thursday for a report of suspicious activity. The deputy found a group of young adults sitting in a vehicle listening to music. They told the deputy they were on the clean up crew and were on break. The ...

POLICE REPORTS

COLUMBIANA — Police were called to the 600 block of Fairfield Avenue at 4:50 p.m. Friday for a report of a man looking in windows of a home. Police checked but did not find the man.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — Charles Ruble, 63, of Cherry Valley Road, Leetonia, was cited for failure to yield after entering the intersection of South Ellsworth Avenue and West Pershing Street and striking a vehicle driven by Carissa Ream, 19, of Columbiana, who had stopped for the four-way stop and was ...

MARKET REPORTS

Damascus Livestock Auction Quotations Tuesday May 23 Hogs – Receipts 10 Head No. 1’s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $52 No. 2’s & 3’s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $35 Sows 300 to 500 lbs. $20 to $30 Sows 500 to 650 lbs. $20 to $35 Boars $3 to $5 Light Boars $3 to $5 Feeder Pigs ...

PROPERTY TRANSFERS

Columbiana Deborah and Grant Williams III to Erik and Jane Buckingham, home on Royal Birkdale Drive; $380,000. Donald and Jennie Leffel to Bill and Lori Welsh, two lots on Quincy Avenue; $3,500. Edward McNee to Philip Graffy, home on North Pearl Street; $82,300. East Liverpool Richard ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — A June 1 preliminary hearing and pretrial were set in Columbiana County Municipal Court for Steven P. McGrew, 31, Pine Lake Road, Beloit, charged with tampering with evidence, a turn signal violation and a seat belt violation. McGrew is accused of swallowing percocet to avoid having ...

Murder trial continued until Oct. 31

LISBON — A Wellsville area couple accused in the murder of Scottie Johnson were granted a continuance of the trial during a brief hearing before Columbiana County Common Pleas Court Judge C. Ashley Pike on Thursday afternoon. Both Terry A. Brown, 47, and his girlfriend Alicia Rogenski, 38, ...

Lisbon man charged with possession

LISBON — Katlyn J. Clemens, 21, Teegarden Road, Lisbon, was served a secret indictment, charged with three counts of possession of drugs. Clemens allegedly had heroin, fentanyl and carfentanil on Nov. 12, 2016. The indictment was issued by the Columbiana County Common Pleas Court grand jury ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Melissa Blake, Negley, vs. Brave Industries LLC, et al., appeal sought of denied worker’s compensation claim. PNC Bank vs. Lake Front III, Inc., doing business as Salem Hills, et al. $36,833 plus interest sought for alleged debt owed. Deborah and Howard Pugh, Rogers, et al., ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Rebecca Minamyer, Linda Way, New Waterford, reported someone accessed the bank account of her and her husband, Mike, transferring $2,400 from their savings to their checking account. There were two withdrawals pending on the account — one for $549 and the other for $548. They contacted ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — An officer responded to the 400 block of Continental Drive at 4:57 p.m. Thursday where a man reported issues with his neighbors and asked to be arrested so he does not harm anyone. He also said that he was a recovered heroin addict now addicted to alcohol and asked for help with the ...

JUVENILE COURT

LISBON — A 14-year-old Lisbon student was cited into Columbiana County Juvenile Court with violating the terms of his probation after allegedly threatening on May 4 to shoot up the school at David Anderson High School on the last day of classes and boasting about how easy it would be to do. ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Huntington National Bank vs. Douglas J. Faulk, Lisbon, et al., foreclosure sought for property on state Route 517, Lisbon. Lisa A. Riddle, Negley, and John R. Riddle, Irwin, Pa., dissolution sought. County Treasurer vs. William Francis, et al., foreclosure sought for alleged ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — Police responded at 1:39 p.m. Thursday to the 100 block of Fair Avenue for a civil matter over a set of car keys and responsibilities for a car. — A reckless operator was reported at 1:35 p.m. Thursday in the area of North Ellsworth Avenue and East Seventh Street, but the ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— A suspicious vehicle was reported at Rollerena Auto Sales, East Palestine, at 3:32 a.m. Thursday. Someone had called East Palestine police to say they saw lights on in one of the trucks in the lot. Deputies found the amber overhead lights on a dump truck were lit. The side door was not ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — A June 1 pretrial was set in Columbiana County Municipal Court for Christie L. Schnader, 36, Benton Road, Salem, cited with possession of a drug abuse instrument and illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia. Schnader and a co-defendant allegedly were attempting to hide items ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

— Peggy A. Mix, 61, Campbell Road, Hanoverton, was backing a United Local school bus westbound on North Price Road in Butler Township at 7 a.m. Wednesday and struck Michelle A. Long, 43, Carey Road, Salem. Mix was cited for improper backing. — Dennis A. Kyser, 28, Carole Drive, Salem, was ...

Midland man sentenced to 8 years for robbery

LISBON —A Midland, Pa., man on Thursday was sentenced immediately by Judge C. Ashley Pike to serve eight years in prison after a Columbiana County Common Pleas Court jury found him guilty of robbery and receiving stolen property. Shane A. Kitzmiller, 51, Midland, Pa., was charged with ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — A clerk at Smith Oil on East State Street reported at 2:19 p.m. Wednesday that a man wearing a gray hoodie pumped $38.97 worth of gas into a black four-door SUV and left without paying. — A 911 hangup call was reported at 11:41 a.m. Wednesday in the 1600 block of Southeast ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Ryan Cunningham of Sturch Contracting of Steubenville reported at 9:06 a.m. Wednesday someone broke into a vacant home on Spring Valley Road in Wayne Township. Deputies found the front door of the house open, but no one was inside and there was no damage found. Cunningham said when they ...