LISBON - In Columbiana County Municipal Court on Monday, Virgil Garretson, 18, Caldwell Avenue, Lisbon, pleaded not guilty to two counts of assault, with pretrial March 10 and bond set at $2,500 cash or surety.
Court documents alleged Garretson punched Johnathan Holenchick in the face while he was in a car in Lisbon on Feb. 28 and continued to punch him after he got out of the car and kicked him while he was on the ground. He also punched Amanda McCarty in the face and pushed her to the ground. He was ordered to have no contact with either of them.
Richard Beach, 30, Beloit-Snodes Road, Beloit, was fined $150 and sentenced to 120 days in jail, with 90 days suspended and 30 days ordered served as electronically monitored house arrest, for passing bad checks. Documents said Beach wrote a bad check for $105 to Adamson Veterinary Services in Salem on June 20, 2008.
Antonio Wilson, 33, Detroit, was fined $300 and given a suspended 30-day jail term for disorderly conduct, amended from drug paraphernalia, and tinted glass. Possession of drugs was dismissed. Documents said Wilson possessed marijuana and a package of rolling papers during a recent traffic stop.
Aaron McDevitt, 27, Caldwell Avenue, Lisbon, pleaded not guilty to domestic violence, with pretrial April 9 and bond set at $2,500 cash or surety. Documents alleged McDevitt entered the home of a woman he knows in Lisbon on Feb. 27 and struck her in the face and on the head, causing a broken nose and concussion.
Michael Smith, 26, Lorey Road, East Rochester, was fined $200 and sentenced to 180 days in jail, with 170 days suspended, for theft. Documents said Smith tried to conceal items and leave the Salem Wal-mart without paying for them on Jan. 8, using a pocket knife to open a cassette adaptor and conceal items inside it. He also tried to dump off a memory card near a register on the way to the security office, documents said.
April Brown, 33, Middle Street, Homeworth, was fined $150 for disorderly conduct, amended from obstructing official business due to evidentiary issues. Documents said she took a child and left during a Children Services investigation at her residence while the investigator was working on paperwork on Oct. 22. Arrangements had been made for children in the residence to stay somewhere else for the night.
Mandy Davison, 19, Clarks Mill Road, Hammondsville, was fined $150 and given a suspended 30-day jail term for underage consumption. Documents said she was found intoxicated at a Maple Street residence in Lisbon on Oct. 26.
Melverino Emilio Jones, 19, Roses Run Road, Salineville, was fined $100 and sentenced to 30 days in jail, with 25 days suspended, for underage consumption. Documents said Jones was found intoxicated in Salem on Nov. 15.
George Dilling, 38, state Route 164, Lisbon, pleaded not guilty to criminal trespass, with court trial March 31. Documents alleged Dilling returned to the back door of his ex-fiancee's residence on Newgarden Avenue in Salem on Monday after being told by police earlier in the night not to return.
Jason Cornell, 30, Day Road, Lisbon, was fined $100 and sentenced to 30 days in jail, with 27 days suspended and credit for one day served, for disorderly conduct. Documents said Cornell engaged in a fight outside the Steel Trolley Diner in Lisbon on Feb. 28, beat on the police cruiser, spit on the inside of the cruiser and screamed after being told to desist.
Melissa Wells, 30, Center Avenue, Lisbon, was found guilty of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct, with sentencing March 16. Documents said Wells refused to leave Pondi's in Lisbon at closing time on Feb. 28 and had to be escorted out by Sheriff's Office deputies who found her intoxicated. She became combative with deputies when they tried to handcuff her after she was placed under arrest.
Daniel Huddlestun, 54, of Moore Street, East Liverpool, pleaded not guilty to passing bad checks, with pretrial March 16. Documents alleged Huddlestun wrote a bad check to the American Legion in Columbiana for $60 on Dec. 20.
Kaid Todd, 18, Apache Lane, Columbiana, pleaded not guilty to operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, reckless operation, underage consumption and driving under suspension, with pretrial April 9. Documents alleged Todd was found to be intoxicated during a traffic stop in Washingtonville on Feb. 28.
Teri Puckett, 45, New Galilee, Pa., pleaded not guilty to drug abuse, with pretrial April 23. Documents alleged Puckett possessed marijuana in East Palestine on Feb. 27.
Christopher Rimoldi, 25, Adams Street, East Palestine, was fined $100, given a suspended 30-day jail term and had his license suspended for 180 days for hit skip/leaving the scene and failure to control. Documents said Rimoldi lost control of his vehicle on East Taggart Street in East Palestine on Feb. 22 and hit two parked cars, fleeing the scene.
Lance Newton, 42, Vincent Lane, Lisbon, was fined $30 for unsafe vehicle, amended from a stop sign violation.