LISBON - Thomas J. Phillips Jr., 39, East Perry Street, Salem, was sentenced Friday in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court to two years in prison for breaking and entering, theft and vandalism. According to court documents, Phillips between May 4 and 6, 2010, broke into the Church Budget Envelope and Mailing Co. on South Lundy Avenue, Salem. He took copper wiring and vandalized the building causing $100,000 in damages.
Leann Williams, 45, Warren, was sentenced Thursday to a year in prison after she stipulated she violated the conditions of her probation. Williams has previously been sentenced to two years of probation after pleading guilty to two counts of misuse of a credit card for obtaining and using credit cards in the names of Jacob and Leonard Williams in 2008 and 2009.
Thomas A. Wright, 36, state Route 14, Salem, was sentenced Friday to five years probation and required to make restitution in the amount of $500 per month to Farmers National Bank. Wright pleaded guilty in February to three counts theft, money laundering and tampering with records. Wright allegedly deprived money from Farmers National Bank, Robert and Donna Citino and Betty Pidgeon, while falsifying records to continue the fraud. The thefts occurred in 2008, 2009 and 2010.
Kareem J. Dowell, 24, Warren, was sentenced on June 25 to five years probation for a receiving stolen property charge he pleaded guilty to in April. The charge stemmed from Dowell's possession of a car belonging to Walter Gregory on May 11.
Matthew A. Barr, 21, state Route 14, East Palestine, was sentenced on Thursday to three years probation for improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle for a loaded shotgun in his vehicle last October.
Daniel J. Martens, 36, South Raccoon Road, Canfield, was sentenced Thursday to two years probation for improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle for a loaded handgun accessible to the passenger in February 2011.
Ashton B. Williams, 24, Eells Street, Rogers, was sentenced to an indefinite term at the Eastern Ohio Correctional Center for Women on Friday after it her treatment plan was dishonorably terminated on June 18. Williams was initially sentenced for a complicity to burglary charge in September 2010 after assisting two others in the October 2009 break in and theft in the home of Karen Sirota, Bye Road, East Palestine.