EL man pleads guilty to possession

LISBON – Scott J. Foutts, 46, Samuel Street, East Liverpool, pleaded guilty in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court to two counts of possession of drugs for cocaine found with him in both January and October of 2013. Sentencing is set for June 5. He faces up to 24 months in prison, a 10-year license suspension and a $5,000 fine.

Ryan K. Dickey, 26, Metz Road, New Waterford, pleaded guilty to trafficking in drugs and was placed on intervention in lieu of conviction for four years. If he fails to complete the program, he could face 12 months in prison. Dickey, along with co-defendant Pricie Bittner, sold marijuana to a confidential informant in the vicinity of an infant on Oct. 25, 2012.

Robert K. Barrett, 29, East 6th Street, East Liverpool, pleaded guilty to breaking and entering and was sentenced immediately to eight months in prison. On July 16, 2013 Barrett broke into the former YMCA building on West Fourth Street, East Liverpool, currently owned by Newbold Technologies.