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Police and Court Reports

HIGHWAY PATROL

- Dustin McCartney Jr., 21, of Lisbon, was traveling on Rochester Road in Knox Township when his vehicle caught fire at 7:32 p.m. Jan. 11. McCartney Jr. was not injured.

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON - In Columbiana County Municipal Court a Feb. 25 pretrial was set for Barbara L. Ferguson, 65, Waterford Road, East Palestine, charged with aggravated menacing. When an AT&T repairman was working on repairing the internet at her home, she pulled out a loaded .38 revolver and pointed ...

COURT NEWS

LISBON - Amber E. Greathouse, Berlin Center, pleaded guilty in Common Pleas Court to aggravated possession of drugs for having meth on Nov. 30, 2018. Greathouse was found eligible for intervention in lieu of conviction and she was placed on a three-year intervention plan.

COMMON PLEAS 

New Cases Credit Acceptance Corp. vs. Justin Cosma, Salem, $16,829 plus interest sought for alleged debt owed. Rosemary McClish, Salem, vs. Salem Community Hospital, appeal sought of workers' compensation claim. Sandra J. Miller, Salem, vs. Paul S. Miller, Blasdell, N.Y., divorce ...

GRAND JURY

LISBON - Ted J. Ingledue, 29, South Beaver Street, Lisbon, is charged with receiving stolen property for allegedly having a Remington 870 Express 12-gauge shotgun belonging to Clarence McFarland on Oct. 4. The indictment was issued by the grand jury in January.

REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS

Butler Township Craig Weingart to Michael and Laura Grimstad, 12 acres on Shelton Road; $97,376 Craig Weingart to Starlon Howell, 2.7 acres on Shelton Road; $139,700 Center Township Nancy Klaes Weber to Caleb Hood, home on Forest Street; $115,000 Columbiana Ella M. Kimpel to Matthew ...

Salem man charged with drug possession

LISBON — James J. Lippiatt Jr., 30, Washington Avenue, Salem, is charged with aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. On Aug. 1, 2019, Lippiatt allegedly had less than the bulk amount of methamphetamines. The indictment was issued by the grand jury in January.

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— A Leslie Road, Middleton Township, man reported at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday he recently has been the victim of two scams where someone sent him checks. One person, who purportedly was a representative of Bud Light, sent him a check for $3,950, asking him to deposit the check and send them back ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases County Treasurer vs. Terry and Kathy Kemats, et al., foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on Jerome Street, Lisbon. County Treasurer vs. Erik and Emily Braslawsce, et al., foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for properties on Rigby Street and ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — In county Municipal Court, John P. Elia, 57, West Bloomfield, Mich., was bound over to the grand jury on charged of possession of drugs and trafficking in drugs. During a traffic stop on state Route 11, a highway patrol K-9 alerted to possible narcotics on Dec. 16, leading to the ...

POLICE REPORTS

LISBON — Debbie Richards, who is from the volunteer group that decorated the downtown square for Christmas, reported they were de-decorating and discovered eight long extension cords worth a combined $100 were stolen from the corner of the square near Geronimo’s Hardware store. — An ...

Man who led deputy on vehicular chase in Dungannon sentenced

LISBON — Justin Lamp, the Summitville man convicted by a Common Pleas Court jury this week of a first-degree misdemeanor charge of failure to comply with the order or signal of a police officer, was sentenced to the maximum 180 days in jail on Wednesday. Up for argument on Wednesday was the ...

Man clocked at 91 mph facing more than speeding charge

WASHINGTONVILLE — A registered sex offender has been charged after allegedly driving through Washingtonville at more than 90 miles an hour with a car load of teenagers. According to WFMJ 21 News 26-year-old Antonio DeLeon of Columbiana was clocked at 91 mph, 56 over the 35 mph speed limit, ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — A possible domestic was reported at 1:55 a.m. Wednesday in the 800 block of West Pershing Street where an intoxicated male allegedly tossed items throughout the apartment and possibly struck another male. A female advised no violence occurred with her. The other male had already ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— A woman reported at 1:25 p.m. Monday she had an argument with someone on Facebook about politics and the impeachment of the president and the argument got out of hand.

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Simon P. Foor, Atwater, vs. Joshua Momany, Beloit, et al., excess of $25,000 plus interest sought for alleged injuries and damages from a traffic crash on U.S. Route 62 in Knox Township on March 19, 2019. Velocity Investments vs. Eugenia and Dana Sturgeon, Lisbon, $16,519 with ...

GRAND JURY

LISBON — William Lewis Gist, 52, Seventh Avenue, East Liverpool, was served a secret indictment charging him with two counts of violating a temporary protection order and one count of trespass in a habitation. On Nov. 10 and Nov. 22, Gist allegedly violated a protection order, issued in East ...

EL man pleads guilty to bringing drugs into jail

LISBON — Richard M.J. Tittle, 29, Harvey Avenue, East Liverpool, pleaded guilty in Common Pleas Court to two counts of illegal conveyance of a drug of abuse onto the grounds of a detention facility, each a third-degree felony, and to two counts of possession of drugs, fifth-degree felonies. ...

Police Reports

PERRY TWP. — A woman from the 200 block of Plymouth Place reported at 2:20 p.m. Monday that the rear driver’s side tire on her Jeep was slashed. — Police on Monday spoke with a resident concerning child abuse while her children are visiting their father. She also filed a report with ...

Municipal Court

LISBON — In county Municipal Court, Dwaine E. Steed, 47, First Street, Hanoverton, was fined $150 and required 40 hours community service for disorderly conduct amended from inducing panic for causing a two-day manhunt in August after harming himself and disappearing in the woods. A Feb. 24 ...