Police and Court Reports

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — An officer at 1:08 a.m. Thursday saw a vehicle in Waterworth Memorial Park after closing hours. Three people were located inside the vehicle, told park hours and sent on their way. — A cell phone recovered in the area of Centennial Park was turned over to police at 11:10 p.m. ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — In Columbiana County Municipal Court, Dustin J. Martin, 31, Youngstown, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the Columbiana County Common Pleas Court grand jury on a charge of possession of stolen property. Martin allegedly had a loaded stolen firearm ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

— Rafael Solis, 59, Cleveland, was walking eastbound on state Route 14 in Fairfield Township at 11:34 a.m. Thursday and was struck by Patricia E. Chaffin, 73, state Route 154, Negley, who was eastbound and drifted over the white line. Chaffin was cited for marked lanes and Solis said he would ...

Judge denies driving privileges to man convicted in fatal hit-skip

LISBON — Columbiana County Common Pleas Court Judge C. Ashley Pike denied a limited driving privileges request by Todd R. Roberts, who was convicted of aggravated vehicular homicide and failure to stop after an accident in 2014. Roberts, 33, Coal Alley, Leetonia, had been sentenced to four ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Discover Bank vs. Michael E. Greeneisen, Salem, $22,414 plus interest sought for alleged debt owed. Melinda Moyer, Redmond, Ore., vs. Thomas Morgan, East Liverpool, child support sought. John C. Buta, Salem, vs. Natalee A. Buta, Salem, divorce sought. Jennifer Ann Hardy, ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— A trooper from Canfield patrol post reported at 9:17 a.m. Wednesday John W. Kelly, state Route 154, Elkrun Township, was requesting a stolen vehicle report regarding a vehicle involved in an earlier crash in Beaver Township, Mahoning County. Deputies met with Kelly and warned him against ...

Attic fire blamed on electrical failure

SALEM — An electrical failure/malfunction was blamed for an attic fire Wednesday which also resulted in two Salem firefighters going to the hospital for minor injuries. One firefighter injured his ankle after falling outside at the scene at 1466 E. State St. and the other suffered possible ...

2 men picked up on secret indictments

LISBON — Raymel M. Harris, 27, Cleveland, was served a secret indictment for charges having weapons while under disability, possession of drugs and possession of a defaced firearm. Harris is alleged to have had a .45-caliber Hi-Point model JH semi-automatic pistol with the serial numbers ...

LISBON FIRE

— Janet Mollenkopf, state Route 517, called at 8:35 a.m. Thursday for help in removing a snake from the house. She said her mother lives there and is on oxygen. Chief Paul Gresh Jr. said he would take care of it.

New probation officer

Kara Rose of East Liverpool was sworn in recently by Judge Timothy McNicol as the newest probation officer at Columbiana County Municipal Court. “So far I’ve been impressed,” said Judge Mark Frost, who added Rose seems to possess some of the biggest skills required for the position ...

Sheriff’s Office

—Deputies were called to a home on state Route 164, Center Township, at 11 a.m. June 13 in regard to a landlord-tenant dispute. Landlord Roy Larkins said the former tenants had vacated the premises, and he was moving some of the left-behind items into the garage. Larkins said he also spoke ...

Job fair planned at TruCut in Salem

SALEM — AllStaff and TruCut, one of Ohio's leading metal fabrication companies, are teaming up to bring job opportunities to the community. A job fair will be held at TruCut, 75 Elm St., Friday July 6 and Friday July 20 from 9 to 11 am. On the spot Interviews will be offered. Call ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — A July 9 preliminary hearing was set in Columbiana County Municipal Court for Dwaine E. Steed, 45, Campbell Road, Hanoverton, charged with improper handling of a firearm for allegedly having a loaded firearm in the passenger compartment of the vehicle he was driving on Tuesday during ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases JPMorgan Chase Bank vs. Donald and Thelma Beck, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Crestview Drive, East Liverpool. Trina Craig, Hanoverton, vs. Summitville Tiles Inc., et al., appeal sought of workers’ compensation claim. Natasha Meier, New Waterford, vs. Jack W. ...

FIRE CALLS

WEST POINT — Firefighters were called to a home on Alderlick Road at 9:34 a.m. Tuesday after a woman living there reported her husband was very sick and need to go to the emergency room. — Firefighters were called to a home on Applegate Road at 8:15 p.m. Monday for a report that a ...

Salem police investigate alleged road rage incident at Wendy’s

SALEM — Police are investigating a case of alleged road rage in the Wendy’s parking lot involving an off-duty Stark County sheriff’s deputy who pulled his firearm during the incident Tuesday. No charges have been filed, with officers planning to review the restaurant’s video ...

POLICE REPORTS

LISBON — Police were called to a home on South Lincoln Avenue at 2:34 p.m. June 23 for a report of a woman screaming for help. Police spoke with five people at the home who said that a woman and her girlfriend got into an argument after one of the women attempted breaking up with the other. ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — Officers on patrol at 2:28 a.m. Tuesday saw a dog at large in the 600 block of Franklin Avenue. The dog returned to a residence through an open door. Officers made contact with the owner and gave a verbal warning for dog at large. — A woman in the 1400 block of East State Street ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

— Joseph T. Frederick, 74, Northside Avenue, East Liverpool, was eastbound on state Route 172 in Center Township at 4:41 p.m. Thursday and went off the right side into a ditch and a small body of water. He was cited for failure to control.

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Julie Groves, First Street, Hanoverton, reported at 7:59 p.m. Sunday that Diana Babe was at her home after she had told her in the past she did not want her there. Deputies explained to Groves there are others living at the home and if they invite Babe there, then deputies could not file ...