Homeworth woman sentenced to 9 months in prison for burglary

LISBON – In Common Pleas Court, Allyson R. Vizzuso Smith, 32, George-town Road, Homeworth, was sentenced to nine months in prison after being found in violation of her intervention in lieu of conviction for a burglary conviction. She was granted 69 days jail credit. Smith reportedly broke into her sister’s house and took a large sum of money.

Tina M. Coles, 57, Price Street, East Liverpool, was sentenced to 45 days in the Columbiana County Jail after she violated her parole. She was credited with 25 days served. She was convicted for trafficking in marijuana and crack cocaine in 1999 and reportedly failed to attend required counseling in 2000.

Thomas I. Taylor, 44, Y and O Road, East Liverpool, was sentenced to 30 days in jail and two years probation for receiving stolen property. Taylor was charged after last Sept. 9 with driving a vehicle, which belonged to Slade Brandle and had been reported stolen.

Chelsea Cope, 35, East Taggart Street, East Palestine, pleaded guilty to possession of drugs and deception to obtain dangerous drugs. Sentencing is set for Nov. 4. She faces up to two years in prison, a $5,000 fine and a five-year license suspension. Court documents claim she had morphine in her possession on Aug. 12, 2012 and Alprazolam by filling a prescription written for Jason Cope without his permission on Jan. 9, 2013.

Sheridan S. Taylor, 23, Madison Avenue, Salineville, pleaded guilty to tampering with evidence, a third-degree felony and theft, misdemeanor. Taylor on Feb. 20, in order to hamper an investigation took a CD from the Salineville Police Department and gave it to someone being investigated. He faces up to three years in prison and a $10,000 fine. Sentencing is Nov. 8.