Police and Court Reports

Salem woman ordered to prison after violating terms on community control

LISBON — In Columbiana County Common Pleas Court, Melanie R. Sobek, 45, East Third Street, Salem, stipulated to violating the terms of her community control for previous convictions of permitting abuse and two counts of trafficking in drugs. On July 15, 2014, Sobek sold heroin and cocaine. ...

SALEM MEETINGS

City council will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. today in council chambers at city hall. The Salem City Board of Health will meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday in board offices in the Kent State University City Center on North Lincoln Avenue. Some of the agenda items include accreditation training, ...

POLICE REPORTS

LEETONIA — Officers responded to a Pine Street home at 7:28 a.m. Friday in reference to an intoxicated woman fighting with her children. The officers found that the intoxicated resident had slapped her daughter in face during an argument. An investigation revealed other injuries and scars ...

SALEM FIRE CALLS

— Firefighters were called at 12:26 p.m. Monday to the 1400 block of Quaker Circle where a truck was stuck in some utility wires. The wires were determined to be cable and telephone lines. The vehicle was removed and the utility companies were requested to respond and make repairs to the ...

Police Reports

Salem reports — Police made a traffic stop in the 900 block of W. State Street at 1:51 a.m. Sunday for a moving violation and cited Eric S. McFarland, 11526 state Route 7, Lisbon, with OVI, driving under a 12-point suspension and a turn signal violation. His vehicle was secured and he was ...

Sheriff’s Office

—Michael Delgarza, Edward Circle, Columbiana, reported Saturday he owns a construction business and had sub-contracted with a Warren man for a carpenter’s job in Niles. The job was completed, and the customer was not satisfied and wanted money taken off the price, according to Delgarza, who ...

Police Reports

SALEM REPORTS — Police responded to the Mullins Street railroad crossing at 12:05 p.m. Saturday where two bikes were located around the tracks. They were placed with other lost bikes behind the police station. — Police responded to N. Union Avenue at 7:09 a.m. Saturday to assist Perry ...

Sheriff’s Office

—Deputies responded Thursday to a domestic incident at 24786 W. School Street, East Rochester, where Brittany Kay Dunlap, 30, reported her husband had pushed her while on the porch and she went inside and locked him out. She declined to file charges. Minerva Police Department assisted at the ...

Highway Patrol

— Edward M. Stasik, 74, state Route 267, East Liverpool was riding a 2004 Triumph motorcycle west on state Route 154 Wednesday afternoon when an eastbound vehicle failed to yield while turning left, striking his bike. The other vehicle fled the scene with the driver unidentified. Stasik was ...

PROPERTY TRANSFERS

Butler Township WBT Land to Carlton Cope, home and 79 acres at 4433 Depot Road; $671,500. Mike and Dawn Conny to Conny Farms, 261 acres on Hartley Road and 12th Street; $2.62 million. Center Township Elsie Landsberger estate to Tim and Lindsey Toot, home on Lisbon Road; ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Clay R. Fennell of New Waterford and Chelsea E. Fennell of East Palestine; dissolution sought. Patricia DeFrancesco of East Liverpool v. Amanda DeFrancesco of Aliquippa, Pa.; divorce sought. Docket Entries Nationstar Mortgage v. Johnathan Miller, et al; foreclosure ordered ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — A wallet found in a city street was turned over to police at 1:29 p.m. Friday and placed in lost and found. — A Mechanicstown man reported at 12:45 p.m. Friday that his unlocked vehicle was broken into while parked on Vine Street, with multiple items taken. He reported seeing a ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Carolyn and Jason who live on Richardson Avenue in Negley reported Wednesday finding two dead ducks over the past two days and it did not appear they had been killed by another animal. They reported someone has drained their pool twice in the recent past.

LISBON FIRE CALLS

— The fire department responded to what turned out to a false alarm at the county jail at 2:08 p.m. Wednesday. The alarm went off due to low water pressure in the sprinkler system. — The fire department responded to the Fleming House after the smoke detector went off at 9:54 p.m. Thursday.

PATROL

— An unknown motorist was struck after turning in front of a motorcycle being driven by Edward M. Stasik, 74, state Route 267, East Liverpool, on state Route 154 at Riffle Road in Elkrun Township at 3:38 p.m. Wednesday. Stasik, who was wearing a helmet, was taken to a local hospital with ...

Man who spat on deputy gets 60 days in jail

LISBON — An East Liverpool man who spat on a sheriff’s deputy was granted community control, but first he was ordered to serve 60 days in the county jail. Jason Holloway, 37, Church Street, pleaded guilty in April to harassment with a bodily substance. He appeared for sentencing on ...

EP school chief takes same job at Mahoning ESC

CANFIELD — East Palestine Superintendent Traci Hostetler has been hired for the same position with the Mahoning County Educational Service Center. “Traci Hostetler is a star in education, and the board is excited to bring her aboard to be the face of public education in the Mahoning ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Someone reportedly has been writing on the picnic tables and on the wood with markers along an area of Winona Road. Someone requested additional watch on the area at 1:29 p.m. Tuesday. — Ethan Woods, state Route 558, Leetonia, reported at 12:21 p.m. Wednesday his neighbor Robert Hall ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Karen Bowersock, East Liverpool, and James Bowersock, Rogers, dissolution sought. County Treasurer vs. Troy and Tammy Smith, foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on North Pearl Street, Columbiana. County Treasurer vs. Raymond and Joanne Ward, foreclosure ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Karen Bowersock, East Liverpool, and James Bowersock, Rogers, dissolution sought. County Treasurer vs. Troy and Tammy Smith, foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on North Pearl Street, Columbiana. County Treasurer vs. Raymond and Joanne Ward, foreclosure ...