Man charged with falsifying vehicle titles
LISBON – A Salem man accused of falsifying vehicle titles was served a secret indictment, which was issued by the Columbiana County grand jury in February.
Darrin W. James, 47, Cleveland Street, Salem, is charged with forgery, falsification, two counts of tampering with records, offenses involving a certificate of title to a motor vehicle and a motor vehicle title offense. According to court documents, during the months of January and February 2012, James forged the signature of John J. Christopher and made a false statement regarding the mileage on a motor vehicle. Additionally, on Feb. 6 he is accused of tampering with records and providing a fictitious title or bill of sale for a vehicle. Finally, on Feb. 14 he allegedly acquired a motor vehicle without obtaining a certificate of title and again tampered with records to commit fraud.
David A. Tedder, 48, U.S. Route 62, Salem, was served a secret indictment on Sunday for a breaking and entering charge. Court documents allege Tedder broke into the Salem Family Health Care, Vine Street, Salem on July 5. Tedder’s indictment was issued in November.
Lee Ann DeGarmo-Arndt, 34, Avondale Street, East Liverpool, was served an indictment for possession of drugs for allegedly having less than a gram of heroin in her possession on May 24. The indictment was issued in November.
Michael R. Martinez, 32, Youngstown, was served a secret indictment for three counts of trafficking in drugs charges. Martinez allegedly had less than a gram of heroin and less than five grams of cocaine in his possession on Nov. 14 and then between one gram and five grams of heroin on Nov. 16. The indictment was issued in November.
James L. Cecena, 28, North Lundy Avenue, Salem, was served a secret indictment for a charge of receiving stolen property. Court documents claim Cecena had a diamond ring belonging to Ciera Rice valued between $1,000 and $7,500. The indictment was issued in February.