Police and Court Reports

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Connie Dattilio, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported at 10:55 p.m. Monday she was staying at the Traveler’s Motel and the owner took her Dirt Devil sweeper from her. Deputies spoke to the owner, who claimed Dattilio gave him the sweeper because she had been stealing bed sheets and bath ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — A March 15 preliminary hearing and pretrial was set in Columbiana County Municipal Court for a man being identified as John Doe. He is charged with a felony burglary charge and cited with resisting arrest, obstructing official business and disorderly conduct. On March 8, Salem ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Ally Bank vs. Jarrod L. Craft, Hanoverton, $25,871 sought for allegedly debt owed. Ashley N. Gilbert, Salem, and George S. Gilbert, East Palestine, dissolution sought. Docket Entries PNC Bank vs. Roy Michael Hollabaugh, et al., sheriff’s sale canceled. Karie Ann Struble, ...

GRAND JURY

LISBON — Tracey Keener, 35, Avondale Street, East Liverpool, was served a secret indictment as part of Operation Big Oak. Keener is charged with 15 fifth-degree felonies. Nine of the counts are for aggravated possession of drugs and the remaining six are for possession of cocaine. The ...

Another Big Oak suspect pleads guilty

LISBON — One of the mid-level participants in the drug activity indicted under the Operation Big Oak last fall pleaded guilty to a long list of charges — including to recklessly causing the involvement of an overdose of an East Liverpool officer — during two hearings on Monday in ...

New probation officer in Columbiana County

On March 5, Richard Fitch of Columbiana was sworn in as the Columbiana County Court’s newest probation officer by Columbiana County Common Pleas Judge C. Ashley Pike. He was accompanied to the ceremony by Chief Probation Officer Cynthia M. Scarabino. Fitch has a bachelor’s degree in ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — In Columbiana County Municipal Court, a March 29 pretrial was set for Jessica Lynn Lasater, 30, Boardman, charged with possession of drug abuse instruments, possession of marijuana, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and endangering children. Lasater allegedly failed to pick up her ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — A medical problem was reported in the 300 block of Euclid at 2:23 a.m. Monday, with police, fire department first responders and EMT ambulance all responding. A person was transported to the Salem Regional Medical Center. — A suspicious vehicle was reported at 12:01 a.m. Monday ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Capital One Bank vs. Eugene Eastham, East Liverpool, $2,810 plus interest sought for alleged debt owed. Deborah L. Shells, New Waterford, vs. Americredit Financial Services Inc., et al., titles sought for a 2008 Ford and a 2007 Pontiac. Jeffrey and Julie Palusak, Canfield, vs. ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Eugene Williams, state Route 45, Madison Township, reported a suspicious light on in his garage at 3:47 a.m. Sunday. Deputies checked the garage, but found nobody inside. — Deputies checked the Rogers Sale at 4:18 a.m. Sunday after an alarm sounded, but found no people nor open doors. ...

COURT NEWS

LISBON — Brandon D. Savin, 23, Valley Road, East Liverpool, pleaded guilty in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court to receiving stolen property. He faces up to 18 months in prison and a $5,000 fine. Sentencing is set for June 25. On June 7, 2016, Savin had a 1998 Jeep Cherokee, which was ...

Police Reports

Salem reports — At 1:05 a.m. Sunday, police assisted Lisbon police on station with a BAC Datamaster breath test for an OVI suspect. The person refused the test and was transported back to the Lisbon Police Department to compete the charges. — At 12:54 a.m. Sunday, police responded to ...

Sheriff’s Office

— Deputies served an arrest warrant on a woman who lives at 2785 Cunningham Road, Salem Township, at 5:13 p.m. Saturday. A hypodermic needle was found in her coat pocket and a marijuana joint in her cigarette pack. — Deputies responded to a dispute at 42088 state Route 39, Yellow Creek ...

Police Reports

Salem reports — Police responded to the 700 block of N. Ellsworth Avenue at 10:49 a.m. Friday where a female juvenile advised that while shopping at Walmart an older man wearing a plaid colored (gray/brown) distinctive hat went past and grunted at her. He was looking back at her from behind ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

—Deputies spoke with county Engineer Bert Dawson on Tuesday about an employee making threats. —Donald Miller, Mattix Road, Lisbon, reported Friday someone he knows threatened to burn down the campground where he lives. He wanted a report on file should anything happen. —A woman who ...

Highway Patrol

—Curtis C. McNeal, 22 of East Palestine, was cited for failure to yield after he turned in front of a Chevy Bolt being driven by Janice L. Hanna, 64, of East Palestine, resulting in an accident on state Route 46 and Pinewood Drive in New Waterford at 7:25 a.m. Thursday. McNeal was driving a ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

— Timothy A. McCoy, 47, Goshen Road, Salem, was cited with operating without reasonable control after he was northbound on Depot Road in Salem Township at 2:59 a.m. Thursday and traveled off the right side of the road, striking a ditch and overturning. No injuries were reported. — Debbie ...

PROPERTY TRANSFERS

Butler Township Hollinger Family Trust to Charles and Holly Hildreth. home on Ridge Road; $79,200. Center Township Sean and Corey Kelly to Jessica Foster, home on Lisbon Road; $155,000. Lisbon Maintenance Co. to Kenneth Lower, home at 6107 Leetonia Road; $50,000. Columbiana Ken and ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Michael J. Parker, Beloit, vs. Kimberly L. Parker, Sebring, divorce sought. Melanie Davis, Wellsville, and Paul Davis Jr., East Liverpool, dissolution sought. Docket Entries NCO Portfolio Management vs. Lisa M. Huffman, East Liverpool, revived judgment in favor of plaintiff ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— A suspicious person was reported on Tower Road at 9:46 p.m. Thursday. A woman in a dark Chevy Cobalt was reportedly sitting in the driveway before deputies arrived. When the resident asked her what she was doing there, she reportedly said she was trying to get to Canton. She appeared very ...