Police and Court Reports

Big Oak defendant sent to EOCC in last chance

LISBON — After violating the terms of her intervention in lieu of convictions plan another time, Shelly L. Swigert, an Operation Big Oak defendant, will be sent to the Eastern Ohio Correctional Center. Judge Megan Bickerton warned Swigert this is her last opportunity to follow the ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Erica Cremeans, Lisbon, vs. Jeremy D. Cremeans, Boardman, divorce sought. Docket Entries Discover Bank vs. Marlene A. Duran, defendant ordered to pay plaintiff $17,005. Melody Harrington and Justin Harrington, dissolution granted. County Treasurer vs. the unknown heirs of ...

47 indicted by grand jury

LISBON — The Common Pleas Court grand jury indicted 47 people this week, including Ronald Barson, 53, Bacon Avenue, East Liverpool, who is charged with conspiracy to commit murder. Between April 1 and continuing through April 19, Barson is accused of planning and trying to convince another ...

CORRECTION

A story in Thursday’s edition incorrectly stated Marcella Adams was a partner in Dreamer’s Cafe. Adams is the landlord.

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Kristy D. Eckman, Washingtonville, vs. Chappell and Zimmerman Inc., Salem, et al., excess of $25,000 sought for alleged damages and injuries from a traffic crash on April 20, 2018 on state Route 164 in Fairfield Township. Darryl Morris, East Palestine, vs. Juanita R. Sheerer, ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — In county Municipal Court, Pamela S. Snay, 43, Malone Road, Salineville, was bound over to the grand jury on two counts of possession of drugs for allegedly having two baggies in her purse on May 9, one baggie containing tramadol HCL pills and the other oxycodone-acetaminophen. A ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— An abandoned horse was reported on a property on state Route 46 in Unity Township at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. The New Waterford Fire Department met deputies after receiving a report of horses on the roadway. A woman came from the farmhouse and rounded up the horses. Deputies knocked on the door ...

POLICE REPORTS

GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT - Donald Albert Sawywer, 82, Painesville, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash on state Route 14 near the four-lane highway at 2:02 p.m. May 6 in which he was southbound and lost control of the vehicle, traveling off the south side of the ...

POLICE REPORTS

LISBON — Ryan D. Armstrong, 34, Depot Road, Salem, was charged with disorderly conduct after police were called to the Kendall House at the county mental health center at 10:25 p.m. Monday. The residence supervisor said Armstrong was taunting and trying to start fights with other residents. ...

SALEM FIRE

— Firefighters responded to the 1100 block of Benton Road for a complaint at 9:02 a.m. Thursday of a possible natural gas leak. Upon arrival, an odor of gas was present in the laundry room. The area was checked with a meter and no levels were found. Firefighters remained on the scene until ...

POLICE REPORTS

LEETONIA — An officer responded to a 90 block Walnut Street home at 10:22 p.m. Tuesday in reference to an unresponsive juvenile. The officer assisted in carrying the juvenile for EMS. SALEM — Cody Barham, 25, of 193 Rose Ave., was charged with two counts of failure to comply and ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— A man at Rogers Sale reported at 3:24 p.m. Tuesday his John Deere tractor is supposed to be at Martin’s Trucking in Bessemer, Pa., but he believed it was at the Rogers Sale in front of him because he has the serial number for his tractor memorized. The man said he went on disability in ...

COURT NEWS

LISBON — Brian S. Noble, 48, state Route 170, East Liverpool, pleaded guilty in Common Pleas Court to receiving stolen property and two counts of possession of drugs. He is facing up to three years in prison, a five year license suspension and a $8,500 fine. Sentencing is set for Aug. 12. ...

GRAND JURY

LISBON — Jolynn N. Varrati, 38, Market Street, East Liverpool, was served a secret indictment for aggravated possession, possession of drugs and illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia. Varrati allegedly had fentanyl, alprazolam and drug paraphernalia on Aug. 2, 2018. The indictment ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases OneMain Financial Group, LLC vs. Terry L. Miller, Hanoverton, $26,622 plus interest sought. Tara R. Barr, Minerva, and Jestin T. Barr, Minerva, dissolution sought. Docket Entries Farmers National Bank of Canfield vs. Craig A. Birch, et al., foreclosure canceled. USA acting ...

Beloit man charged with felony for taking vehicle without permission

GOSHEN TOWNSHIP— A Beloit man has been charged with a felony after allegedly taking the vehicle of another resident at his home. Jacob Carter, 21, Sixth Street, Beloit, was arrested at his home at 6:45 p.m. Monday on warrant for a fourth-degree felony count of receiving stolen property and ...

POLICE REPORTS

PERRY TOWNSHIP — Police were flagged down at Circle K South, on South Lincoln Avenue, at 12:58 a.m. Tuesday when the clerk who was working was going into labor/having pregnancy pains. Police called for an ambulance to transport the female to the hospital, which KLG did. — Police ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

— Frank W. Ketchum, 54, state Route 644, Salineville, was cited for failure to control, OVI and a seat belt violation after his Sierra struck a guardrail, spun around and ended up in a ditch on Route 644 in Franklin Township at 1:51 a.m. Saturday. — Joseph M. Bernier, 36, Cherry Street, ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Suspicious activity was reported in the area of state Route 172 and Lowmiller Road at 7:53 a.m. Monday. Deputies checked the area, but did not find anyone matching the description given. — A resident on Oakdale Avenue, Yellow Creek Township, reported at 4:20 a.m. Tuesday someone was ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — In county Municipal Court, Richard Newlen, 35, last known address Avondale Street, East Liverpool, was bound over to the grand jury on a charge of failure to verify a change of address. Joseph S. Skrinjar, 52, state Route 518, Lisbon, was fined $725, had his license suspended for a ...