Youngstown man sentenced to 4 years in prison for Home Savings robbery

LISBON — Joseph Derrico, 29, Youngstown, was sentenced in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court to four years in prison on a robbery charge for his actions at the Home Savings and Loan in East Liverpool on June 5, 2017.

In addition to the prison time, Derrico was ordered to make restitution in the amount of $1,713 to Home Savings and Loan in East Liverpool within one year of his release from prison. Derrico was given credit for 354 days served at the time of sentencing.

Rameon J. Sumlin, also known as “B” or “Baby Moan,” 28, who has addresses listed on Erie Street, Needham Street and Penn Avenue in East Liverpool, and in Columbus, was sentenced to 37 months in prison for trafficking in drugs, having weapons while under a disability and two counts of possession of drugs. On June 7, 2016, Sumlin had cocaine for sale. Then on July 14, 2016, Sumlin was found with a Smith and Wesson semi-automatic handgun and cocaine. Then on Nov. 21, 2017, he was found to have crack cocaine.

Tyler S. Coe, 22, state Route 170, East Palestine, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault, a lesser offense to the felonious assault charge which he was originally charged. The charge is for physical harm caused to Dakota Lockard on March 17, 2017. Coe faces up to 18-months in prison and a $5,000 fine. Sentencing is set for Nov. 26.

Three defendants in the Operation Big Oak indictment recently pleaded guilty to charges — Diane Kay Wells, Amber N. McCauley and Matt Fabian. Sentencing hearings are set for all three of them on Dec. 3.

Wells, 53, St. Clair Avenue, East Liverpool, pleaded guilty to seven counts of aggravated possession of drugs and one count of possession of cocaine. Wells is facing up to eight years in prison and a $20,000 fine. Wells had fentanyl and cocaine in March, April and May of 2017.

McCauley, 30, East Fourth Street, East Liverpool, pleaded guilty to three counts of aggravated trafficking in drugs, two counts of trafficking in cocaine, two counts of aggravated possession of drugs and one count of possession of cocaine. The maximum sentence for all the counts is eight and a half years in prison.

Fabian, 44, Weirton, W.Va., pleaded guilty to attempted trafficking in cocaine, possession of cocaine and three counts of aggravated possession of drugs with a forfeiture specification. Fabian had fentanyl on three dates in April 2017, as well as cocaine and $560 of drug-related money on April 11. He’s facing up to five years in prison and a $12,500 fine. Sentencing is set for Dec. 3.

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