Police and Court Reports

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — An Aug. 27 pretrial was set in Columbiana County Municipal Court for John K. McGuire, 56, Fairview Place, Beloit, charged with theft for allegedly stealing a money clip from Melvin Bricker’s pocket after he died on June 18. McGuire reportedly had responded as an Emergency Medical ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Discover Bank vs. Christian D. Kapp, Wellsville, $4,992 plus interest sought for alleged debt owed. FFS, Inc. vs. Terry J. Smith, Salem, et al., $17,342 plus interest sought for alleged debt owed. David Douglass, Beaver Falls, Pa., vs. Robin Douglass, Columbiana, dissolution ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Jo Anne Anderson reported at 9:07 a.m. Thursday she owns property on Dutchtown School Road, Rogers. The neighbors to the north of the property are the Weddells and Ohio Edison had gone out and disconnected the power to the Weddells’ home for non-payment. Anderson learned recently there is ...

POLICE REPORTS

GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT — Brian Louis Kelly Jr., 20, Struthers, was charged with receiving stolen property, a fourth-degree felony, as well as cited for driving under suspension and speed following a traffic stop on Western Reserve Road at Covington Cove at 6:15 a.m. Friday in which he was ...

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POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — Police checked on a residential alarm at 9:44 p.m. Sunday in the 500 block of South Madison Avenue, finding the exterior secure. — K-9 Argo and his partner checked on an alarm activation at 8:11 p.m. Sunday on Highland Avenue. The perimeter and windows of the property appeared ...

Sheriff’s Office

— Deputies responded to a neighbor dispute on Grant Street, Center Township, at 12:19 a.m. Sunday, where Angela and Anastasia Howe reported Leilinnia Lewis started yelling at them over someone speeding in the driveway they share. Lewis and her boyfriend Douglas Gill said the Howes’ were ...

Police Reports

COLUMBIANA REPORTS — Mary Jane Burrell, Southern Terrace, reported Saturday she was backing from her driveway and struck a vehicle belonging to Richard Mellott. — Robert Gibson, 35, North Main Street, reported Saturday a push mower was stolen from the home he is watching, along with a ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — A 100 block Rose Avenue resident reported on station at 2:37 p.m. Friday that someone had taken the rear license plate off his vehicle parked at this home. — Officers responded to Centennial Park at 4:32 p.m. Friday in reference to a group of juveniles harassing a couple and ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

—Savannah M. Russell, 22, Sprucevale Road, East Liverpool, was cited for failure to stop an assured clear distance after striking the rear of the car stopped in front of her at the intersection of Sprucevale and Clarkson roads in Middleton Township at 4 p.m. Wednesday. The other vehicle was ...

MUNICIPAL

LISBON — Richard H. Andrews, 28, state Route 170, East Palestine, was found incompetent to stand trial in Columbiana County Municipal Court and two assault charges were dismissed. Andrews had struck Tina Brown and Carolyn Kuhns, who were attempting to calm him down on May 10. Ronald A. ...

Former EP man gets 2 years in prison for 2016 store robberies

LISBON — A former East Palestine man responsible for robbing two East Palestine stores was sentenced to two years in prison this week in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court. Daniel Lattanzio, 23, West Woodland Avenue, Columbiana, previously pleaded guilty to robbing the Family Dollar in ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Joy Mascher, East Palestine, et al., vs. Basement Care Inc., et al., excess of $25,000 sought for alleged breech of contract, fraud, negligence and unjust enrichment involving concrete work in June of 2016 at the home of Neva Heffner, state Route 45, Wellsville. Kathy Merino, ...

PROPERTY TRANSFERS

Butler Township Jeff Bowman to John and Louise Seidel, home at Sevakeen Circle; $13,200. Columbiana Andrew Nolan to Rebecca Smith, home on North Vine Street; $115,000. East Liverpool County Sheriff (Home Opportunity LLC) to Home Opportunity, home at 819 McKinnon Ave.; $10,000. David ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Neighbors of Kelly Geseman, Bayard Road, West Township, reported at 8:42 p.m. Wednesday, Geseman and her boyfriend Mark Patterson were screaming at each other. The couple told deputies they were just arguing over marital issues, but no physical violence had occurred. Patterson had a warrant ...

Cleveland man pleads guilty to trafficking

LISBON — Damale Devon Thomas, 26, Cleveland, pleaded guilty to a single charge of aggravated trafficking in drugs in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court as a part of the Operation Big Oak indictment. Thomas requested immediate sentencing and was sentenced to 18 months in prison, to be served ...

Firearm in tavern charge dropped in plea bargain

LISBON — Gaven L. Heiney, 20, Nevada Street, Wellsville, had his illegal possession of a firearm in a liquor establishment felony charge dismissed in Columbiana County Municipal Court. But he will still serve 45 days in the county jail. Heiney took a 357 Magnum Force into the Busy Bee ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — A 1000 block Newgarden Avenue resident reported at 9:58 a.m. Thursday that someone overnight had removed a purse containing cash, driver’s license and credit/debit cards from a vehicle on the property. — A caller at 3:09 p.m. Thursday reported seeing a male individual looking ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — A July 5 preliminary hearing was set in Columbiana County Municipal Court for Dillon T. Dellapenna, 21, Moore Street, East Liverpool, charged with assault on a corrections officer. While Assistant Warden William Delbridge was breaking up a fight between Dellapenna and Larry O. Foster ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Wilmington Savings Fund Society vs. Shirley A. Lawrence, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Richardson Avenue, East Liverpool. JPMorgan Chase Bank vs. Glenda E. Ward, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Quincy Avenue, Columbiana. Bayview Loan Servicing vs. Helen ...