Woman pleads guilty to stolen property, credit card counts

LISBON – Rebecca L. Sisco, 25, Marcus Street, East Liverpool, pleaded guilty in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court to six counts of receiving stolen property and four counts of misuse of credit cards.

According to court documents, Sisco had miscellaneous jewelry belonging to Richard and Marsha Webb last Aug. 29. She is accused of having a J.C. Penney credit card belonging to Patricia Martin, along with a Discover card, a Tri State Federal Credit Union credit card and USAA Federal Savings Bank credit card belonging to Robert Bloor all in her possession on Sept. 11. Additionally, Sisco is accused of using two of the cards belonging to Bloor on Sept. 8.

Earlier in 2012, she reportedly had a stolen credit card belonging to William McGill, which she used to make purchases at the Calcutta Walmart in the amounts of $34 on July 15 and $62 on July 16.

Sisco faces up to eight years incarceration and fines of up to $17,000. Sentencing is set for Aug. 29.

Matthew J. Sharp, 32, Chris Avenue, Washingtonville, pleaded guilty to burglary for reportedly forcing his way into the back door of the home of Jack Soloman, Butcher Road, Salem, last Aug. 15 and taking without Soloman’s permission an Acer laptop, handguns and coins, which he used later to satisfy a heroin habit, according to court documents. Sentencing is set for Aug. 29. Sharp faces up to 36 months in prison and a $10,000 fine.

Christopher S. McCauley, 34, Lincoln Avenue, Wellsville, pleaded guilty to possession of drugs, cocaine, on March 31, 2012. He faces up to a year in prison, a five-year license suspension and a $2,500 fine. Sentencing was set for Aug. 22.

Harold G. Bell Jr., 50, U.S. Route 62, Salem, was found in violation of his probation and sentenced to two years in prison for an OVI he was convicted of in 2008. Court documents claim he was cited with traffic violations three times in 2012 while on probation, and in January the grand jury indicted him with another OVI charge. Bell has credit for 207 days served.

Velinda Kaye Cunningham, 26, Laurel Lane, East Liverpool, was found in violation of her probation and dishonorably terminated from her intervention plan. Cunningham had previously pleaded guilty to two counts of illegal use of supplemental nutrition assistance and telecommunication fraud. Court documents stated in 2011 she used or allowed her food stamp card to be used to purchase more than $750 in food for Hassan Alhawshabi. She has now been placed on four years probation.

Brooke A. Paroda, 23, Green Lane, East Liverpool, was found in violation of her probation from a 2011 conviction of four counts of possession of drugs. She was sentenced to 12 months in prison and 30 days in jail, but credited for 196 days. The charges stemmed from possession of marijuana, diazepam and amphetamines in 2009.