Cocaine trafficking charge dismissed

LISBON — Due to an evidentiary issue, a charge of trafficking in cocaine against Thomas M. Redman III, 36, East Martin Street, East Palestine, has been dismissed in Common Pleas Court. Redman’s charge was part of the Operation Big Oak case.

A 2008 F-150 pickup currently titled in the name of Linda M. Galloway was ordered forfeited and titled to St. Clair Township Trustees for use by the St. Clair Township Police Department. Additionally, $910 was forfeited. Both items were being used by John W. Galloway, 51, Ohio Avenue, East Liverpool, who was recently convicted of trafficking in drugs and possession of drugs and sentenced to six months in prison.