Police and Court Reports

3 men sentenced to jail for support cases

LISBON — Three men were sentenced in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court to serve jail time for failure to pay child support. Murdo D. Urquhart, 40, Depot Road, Lisbon, was sentenced to 60 days in the county jail for two cases — one from 2008 and another from 1998 in which he has failed ...

SALEM FIRE CALL

— Firefighters responded to a commercial fire alarm at 10:09 a.m. Tuesday at the Holiday Inn Express, 240 N. Cunningham Road, where the manager advised water was flowing from the laundry chute. Each floor was checked at the laundry chute and it was found that the water was flowing from above ...

POLICE REPORTS

LISBON — Melissa Timmons, North Market Street, reported Saturday her neighbor, Dan Hipple, was harassing her. Hipple claimed she had been bothering him and just wanted her to leave him alone. Timmons was told she needed to cease any contact with Hipple. — While on patrol an officer saw ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

— While on patrol Jan. 9, a trooper reported seeing a vehicle on St. Clair Avenue with no front license plate and initiated a traffic stop. A pill bottle containing an assortment of pills was reportedly in plain view near the center console and the driver, Lena K. Berdine, 46, ...

EL woman charged with bringing drugs to jail

LISBON — An East Liverpool woman was served a secret indictment for allegedly bringing drugs and paraphernalia into the county jail. Deidra N. Bostick, 27, Wyoming Avenue, East Liverpool, is charged with illegal conveyance of a drug of abuse onto the grounds of a detention facility, ...

Crestview elementary team reviews progress for tests

LISBON — The Crestview elementary building improvement team talked to the board of education last week about some of the challenges they are facing and meeting. While results are not where they want them in the ever-changing target of testing through the state of Ohio, several teachers ...

Woman gets 2 years for burglary

LISBON — An East Liverpool woman who broke into a neighbor’s apartment and was part of assaulting her while stealing money and belongings was sentenced on Friday in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court. Ikeima D. Abercrombie, 30, Wilbert Avenue, East Liverpool, previously pleaded guilty ...

SALEM FIRE CALLS

— Firefighters received a call at 2:24 p.m. Monday from a resident on East State Street requesting assistance with removing water from a broken pipe. There wasn’t enough water for the pump to work properly. The breaker to the affected area was turned off and the resident was advised to ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Aaron L. Rummel, Salem-Alliance Road, Butler Township, reported at 7:28 p.m. Sunday after paying for items with his credit card at Dollar General, U.S. Route 62, Alliance, he took his credit card out of the card reader and placed it back in his wallet. He drove home and then received a call ...

POLICE REPORTS

PERRY TWP. — Police responded to several residences in the 200 block of Stewart Road attempting to locate a 911 caller at 5:35 p.m. Saturday. Police found a juvenile made the call and everything was ok. — A woman in the 1100 block of Liberty Street reported a domestic dispute at 4:20 ...

EL man sentenced for gross sexual imposition

LISBON — An East Liverpool man with a long list of previous charges was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Friday, this time for gross sexual imposition. Lucas L. Sims, 33, Fairview Street, East Liverpool, had been initially charged with rape, a first-degree felony, but he pleaded guilty ...

Youngstown man gets year in prison for drug-connected crimes

Staff Reports LISBON — Marvin L. Gidney II, 31, of Youngstown, was sentenced to a year in prison for drug-related crimes in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court on Friday. Gidney sold .18 grams of heroin in December 2015 and took tramadol to the county jail in March 2016. His defense ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM REPORTS — Salem Regional Medical Center personnel reported at 5:01 a.m. Sunday that a male patient left the hospital without being discharged and still had the IV attached. He could not be found. — Police responded to Franklin Avenue at 3:12 a.m. Sunday for a theft report. The ...

Sheriff’s Office

— A deputy was called to the Breezeway Mobile Home Park in Franklin Square at 9:52 p.m. Thursday in regard to a resident revving their vehicle engine while the vehicle was parked in the garage. Deputies spoke to Ross Hurst, who said he was working on an old car and got carried away. He agreed ...

Salem Fire Department

— Firefighters were called at 10:23 p.m. Saturday to the 300 block of Fair Avenue for an odor of natural gas inside a residence. Firefighters arrived, smelled natural gas and requested Columbia Gas to respond. Columbia Gas arrived and recorded normal readings. The fire department left after ...

Police Reports

LEETONIA REPORT — David M. Scyoc II, 19, West Wilson Street, Salem, was cited for fictitious plates and loud exhaust following a traffic stop on state Route 344 at Old State Route 344 at 5:09 p.m. Thursday. ——————— SALEM REPORTS — An officer responded to an apartment ...

Highway Patrol

—Douglas S. Davis, 20, Miller Road, Lisbon, was cited for failure to control after he lost control, bounced off a guardrail and went left of center, striking an oncoming pickup truck driven by Ronald L. Possage, 69, state Route 45, Lisbon, while driving on Columbiana-Lisbon Road in Fairfield ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Performance GMC reported Wednesday they found evidence someone tried to steal a 2001 Dodge truck from the front lot on Dec. 30. The sales representative told deputies the door was pried open and both the steering column and ignition were broken open and damaged. — Bruce Caudill of ...

East Liverpool man faces trespassing charge

LISBON — Tyron B. Foster, also known as Tyrone B. Coles, 43, McCoy Avenue, East Liverpool, was served a secret indictment for burglary. Foster is accused of trespassing in the home of Breanna Reed in East Liverpool on April 8. The indictment was issued by the grand jury in August.

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — In Columbiana County Municipal Court, a Jan. 18 preliminary hearing was set for Chad R. Bandy, 36, Knox School Road, Homeworth, charged with two felony charges — receiving stolen property and fleeing/failure to comply. Additionally he is charged with OVI third offense, OVI refusal ...