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Police and Court Reports

Salem Fire Department

— Illegal burning was reported at 2:16 p.m. Saturday in the 400 block of Jefferson Avenue where a resident was burning leaves and extinguished them upon the fire department’s arrival. — Firefighters were called at 12:12 p.m. Friday to the 1800 block of East Third Street after a resident ...

MARKET REPORTS

Damascus Livestock Auction Jan. 1 Hogs receipts 8 head No. 1s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $52 No. 2s & 3s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $35 Sows 300 to 500 lbs. $20 to $30 Sows 500 to 650 lbs. $20 to $32 Boars $3 to $5 Feeder pigs receipts 3 head $10 to $25 per head Calves receipts ...

Salem man charged with assault on child

LISBON — A secret indictment issued by the Columbiana County grand jury was served on Elton John Elliott, 22, Fourth Street, Salem, who is charged with committing felonious assault against a child and child endangerment. The alleged crimes occurred on May 7, 2018.

HIGHWAY PATROL

— John Fisher, 69, of Lisbon, was cited for driving left of center after the BOC Water Hydraulics truck he was driving struck a vehicle operated by Barbara J. Muntean, 38, of New Waterford. Muntean was driving on state Route 517 in Fairfield Township at 5:41 p.m. Dec. 21 when she started to ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Sonnenberg Mutual Insurance v. Amy L. Phillips of Salem; reimbursement sought for $39,112 in claims paid by plaintiff resulting from March 2017 traffic accident in Salem involving Phillips. Docket Entries Rachael A. Todd of Salem v. Tyler Hoaglin of Salem; annulment of marriage ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— A 29-year-old man from state Route 154, Rogers, reported Thursday he met a woman online in an over 21 chatroom and after awhile they agreed to share explicit photographs of each other. Now the woman, who uses the name Pat Berg of Seattle, is demanding $200, but later lowered it to $20, or ...

PROPERTY TRANSFERS

Butler Township Hidden Creek of Route 62 LLC to Christine Koneval, trustees, 1.5 acres on Woodside Drive; $32,900. Center Township Jason Lorch to Ross and Ashley Wallace, home on Miller Road; $140,000. Matthew and Dorcas Weaver to Delvyn and Lois Martin, buildings and 28.6 acres on ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — A Jan. 10 preliminary hearing and pretrial was set for Marquise Wilkins, 26, Youngstown, charged with tampering with evidence for allegedly asking the passenger in his vehicle to hide narcotics inside her body during a traffic stop on Thursday. He is also cited with speeding. A ...

POLICE REPORTS

LISBON — Devon A. Oliver, 22, of Lisbon, was cited for running a red light after striking a vehicle driven by Michael A. Blackburn, 50, of Lisbon. This occurred at the intersection of Jefferson Street and East Lincoln Way at 5:23 a.m. Wednesday. — Police were asked to perform a welfare ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — An officer responded to a 1400 block Allen Road business at 9:22 a.m. Thursday where employees said an employee was going to be suspended due to sexual harassment allegations and asked for the officer to stand by. The employee left without incident and the officer said charges would ...

POLICE REPORTS

PERRY TWP. — Brenda McFarland, 58, of Salem, was cited for failure to yield (stop sign) and marked lanes after a traffic stop at 3:54 a.m. Thursday on the U.S. Route 62/state Route 14 interchange. Police smelled the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle and conducted a probable ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

—Isaac A. Ricketts, 17, New Waterford, was cited for assured cleared distance after he struck the rear of a vehicle driven by Robert W. Beveridge, 50, East Palestine on Crestview Road in Fairfield Township at 2:52 p.m. Wednesday. —Scott A. Alben, 56, Slippery Rock, Pa., struck and killed ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Deputies were notified at 5:40 p.m. Tuesday of a vehicle that was stuck at Paradise Lake and a man was walking around intoxicated. Carl A. Lindahl, 58, North Canton, was found walking around, claimed locked out of his vehicle and was singing “Baby, It’s Cold Outside.” The vehicle was ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

Docket Entries Quicken Loans Inc. vs. William A. White Jr., et al., foreclosure ordered for property on Park Avenue, East Liverpool. Jacob F. Stratton, Negley, and Frankie P. Stratton, Canfield, dissolution granted. Marriage Licenses Devon Michael Smith, 22, Wellsville, active duty ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — A Jan. 10 preliminary hearing was set in Columbiana County Municipal Court for Robert E. Chester, 48, Orchard Avenue, Salem, charged with burglary for allegedly entering the home of Elizabeth A. Chappell, Bethel Drive, Salem, while she was asleep on Wednesday. Chester’s bond was ...

Widow sues driver convicted in head-on crash that killed husband

LISBON — The widow of an East Liverpool man killed in a 2017 Dresden Avenue head-on crash is suing the convicted driver of the other car. A lawsuit filed in County Common Pleas Court on behalf of Suzanne M. Short, Pennsylvania Avenue, East Liverpool, seeks an unnamed amount of money for ...

2 waive hearings

LISBON — Two people facing felony charges in county Municipal Court on Thursday waived their rights for preliminary hearings before Judge Mark Frost. Kira Elaine Dunn, 32, Weber Lane, East Liverpool, is charged with kidnapping, a second-degree felony charge. She appeared in custody with her ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Ditech Financial LLC vs. Mary E. Devine, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Ohio Avenue, Salem. Synchrony Bank vs. Ashley Smith, East Liverpool, $3,308 plus interest sought. Docket Entries Carol Freeland, et al., vs. CFI Cleveland, et al., case settled and ...

CORRECTION

The New Lisbon Presbyterian Church sold a vacant lot to the Lisbon Fraternal Order of Eagles, not a building as incorrectly listed in Saturday’s edition.

EP man pleads guilty to drug possession

LISBON — Jeffrey A. Falk, 43, Alice Street, East Palestine, pleaded guilty in Common Pleas Court to possession of drugs for having a small glass jar containing less than five grams of cocaine during a traffic stop on Oct. 1, 2016. He faces up to 12 months in prison, a five year license ...