Police and Court Reports

HIGHWAY PATROL

—Abbigail R. Hawkins, 18, Columbiana, was cited for failure to yield the right of way after she pulled into the path of a vehicle driven by Robert A. Davis, 18, Columbiana, while he was turning into a driveway on Metz Road in Fairfield Township at 2:41 p.m. Thursday. —Shawn E. Harris, 50, ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Karlin T. Adams, Campbell, vs. Korff Holdings LLC Quaker City Castings, Salem, appeal sought for workers’ compensation case. University of Akron vs. Samantha S. Boyer, East Palestine, $11,740 plus interest sought for alleged debt owed. Citizens Bank vs. Margaret H. Winch, et ...

PROPERTY TRANSFERS

Center Township Hancock County Savings Bank to Harry Thompson, home at 9091 Black Road; $19,100. Columbiana Northeast Ohio Cabinets to Filimon and Patricia Missos, home at 232 Homestead Dr.; $436,250. Thomas Shelley to CM6 Properties, 6.3 acres of commercial property on Heck Road; ...

POLICE REPORTS

PERRY TWP. — An officer responded to the 1600 block of East 11th Street for a barking dog report at 6 p.m. Thursday, but no dog was found. — An unresponsive female was reported at 5:37 p.m. Thursday in the 2200 block of Goshen Road. Police arrived and found township fire department ...

Garage fire quenched

SALEM — Firefighters responded to East Fourth Street for a garage fire Wednesday night caused when vapors from spilled gasoline were ignited by embers from a woodburning stove. Two residents who had been trying to extinguish the fire refused treatment by EMT ambulance at the ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — In County Municipal Court, Jeffrey W. Winter, 52, North Howard Avenue, Salem, was fined $300, required 20 hours community service and credited with 16 days in jail for obstructing official business, resisting arrest and criminal damaging. On Jan. 1, Winter punched the window of the ...

MARKET REPORTS

Damascus Livestock Auction Jan. 15 Hogs receipts 8 head No. 1s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $52 No. 2s & 3s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $35 Sows 300 to 500 lbs. $20 to $30 Sows 500 to 650 lbs. $20 to $32 Boars $3 to $5 Feeder pigs receipts 3 head $10 to $25 per head Calves receipts ...

Hearing held for EL man charged in beating death

By DEANNE JOHNSON Staff Writer LISBON — Robert Stevens, the man charged with murder after allegedly beating an elderly Glenmoor man during a home invasion robbery in March, made a brief appearance on Thursday afternoon before Common Pleas Court Judge Scott Washam. Stevens, 49, Fox Chase ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — A March 5 pretrial was set in County Municipal Court for Ronald G. Barson, 53, Bacon Avenue, East Palestine, charged with discharge of a firearm into a prohibited premises for allegedly firing three rounds from a 12-gauge shotgun into a fire-damaged barn next to his property on Dec. ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Deborah and Howard Pugh, Rogers, et al., vs. Ernest Feltrop, Negley, excess of $25,000 sought in compensatory damages sought for alleged breach of contract and unjust enrichment for renovations and excavating work the defendant was hired to perform in June 2013. The Columbiana ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Charlene McKnight, Fredricktown-Clarkson Road, Negley, reported at 12:57 p.m. Wednesday Frank Paul Wells came onto her property without permission. McKnight told deputies she had been in a land contract with Wells previously this past year, but since that time McKnight filed for bankruptcy. ...

POLICE REPORTS

COLUMBIANA —An officer on patrol at 2:32 a.m. Monday came across a 16-year-old girl in a vehicle who had been reported missing. She was taken to the police department and released to her mother. Curfew violations charges are to be filed in juvenile court. —An official at Columbiana ...

Salem man pleads guilty to drug trafficking

LISBON — Eugene C. Striffler, 27, South Egypt Road, Salem, pleaded guilty in Common Pleas Court to trafficking in drugs, a fourth-degree felony. Striffler had six individually packaged baggies of methamphetamines prepared for sale on Sept. 7, 2017, as well as digital scales and baggies. ...

3 served secret indictments

LISBON — Three people were served secret indictments issued by the Common Pleas Court grand jury in January, including an East Liverpool man who is accused of using his employment position in order to have sexual contact with two people unable to defend themselves. John H. Bowman, 71, Vine ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — An officer on patrol at 2:54 a.m. Wednesday observed a male in the 300 block of North Ellsworth Avenue waving his arms. The officer stopped to talk to the male who advised he was lost and did not know how to find his friend’s house. The officer was familiar with the address he was ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Eric A. Pidgeon met deputies at his business Pidge’s Place, Guilford Lake, at 2:47 p.m. Tuesday to report someone damaged his pop machine overnight. The surveillance camera at showed just prior to 2 a.m. a small van pulled up to the machine and left, returning a few minutes later. Two ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

— Whitney Fox, 26, of Youngstown, was cited for failure to stop an assured cleared distance for striking the rear of the vehicle stopped in front of her, which was driven by Christina M. Miller, 48, of Salem. This occurred at the railroad crossing on Cunningham Road in Perry Township at 8:50 ...

CORRECTION

Goshen Township Road Department employee Randy Smith received a 75 cent hourly raise this year. The incorrect amount was listed in a story published Tuesday.

Uniontown woman faces possession charges

LISBON — Haylee N. Zoller, 27, Uniontown, was served a secret indictment for charges of aggravated possession of drugs, possession of cocaine and possession of drugs. On Sept. 24, 2017, Zoller allegedly had methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), cocaine and amphetamine. The indictment was ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Farmers National Bank vs. Judith and Donald Muir Sr., New Waterford, $31,380 plus interest and repossession of a 2016 Ford Transit Connect Van sought. Discover Bank vs. Phillip S. Lynn, Salem, $20,888 plus interest sought. Docket Entries U.S. Bank National Association vs. ...