Palestine woman pleads guilty in meth lab case

LISBON – Jill R. Fulton, 38, West Martin Street, East Palestine, pleaded guilty in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court to complicity to illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs. She faces up to three years in prison, a five-year driver’s license suspension and a $10,000 fine. Sentencing is set for Oct. 24.

Fulton was reportedly involved with others in providing the necessary chemicals for a methamphetamine lab on Silliman Street in New Waterford on Feb. 21.

Timothy Allen Hicks Jr., 21, West Lincoln Way, Lisbon, pleaded guilty to receiving stolen property and faces up to 12 months in prison and a $2,500 fine. Sentencing is set for Nov. 1. According to court documents, Hicks was pulled over for a traffic violation on Oct. 4, 2012, driving a dirt bike, which had been stolen from the home of Mary Beth Lewis.

Lindsey Nicole Miller, 27, Columbiana County Jail, stipulated to being in violation of her intervention plan for previous convictions of burglary, receiving stolen property and misuse of a credit card. She was sentenced to nine months in prison, but credited with 173 days already served. Miller’s charges stemmed from items taken from the home of Richard and Diane Dowd, state Route 517, Lisbon, on Aug. 21, 2009.

Stephanie J. Molter, 33, Columbiana County Jail, previously of Eighth Street, Wellsville, stipulated to being in violation of her probation for a previous endangering children conviction. She was ordered incarcerated in the county jail for 180 days, but credited with 82 days served. Molter’s conviction involved her failure to provide for a child in March 2011.