LISBON - Clarence V. Wright, 34, West Second Street, East Liverpool, pleaded guilty in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court to three counts of receiving stolen property. He faces up to four years in prison and a fine of $12,500. Sentencing is set for Jan. 3.
Wright is one of three people accused of taking East Liverpool City Schools' zero turn Toro riding lawn mower and New Holland tractor on Aug. 27, 2011, along with a Suzuki motorcycle from World of Cycles in Moon Township, Pa.
Robert L. Bembry, 48, West Pershing Street, Salem, pleaded guilty to attempted safe cracking and two counts of burglary. He faces up to 17 years in prison and a $32,500 fine. Bembry was accused of entering the Dollar General, 514 East State Street, Salem, on April 17, 2012, forcing his way into a secured office door and attempting to open a locked, secured desk. Additionally, on Nov. 29, 2011, he entered the Dollar General on U.S. Route 62, Alliance, and searched through desk drawers in the manager's office, where he was caught on video surveillance.
Nicole E. Gamble, 25, North Lima, was sentenced on Thursday to four years probation serving up to six months of the time in the Eastern Ohio Correctional Center. She pleaded guilty in August to deception to obtain dangerous drugs, receiving stolen property and a possession of drugs charge, which was for a crack pipe with residue found in her vehicle on Jan. 22. Additionally, in November 2011 she reportedly had a prescription for generic Percocet. In December 2011 she had a prescription bottle containing a generic Flexeril stolen from the home of Timothy and Tammy Gamble.
Beau B. Brown, 33, 18th Street Heights, Wellsville, was sentenced Thursday to nine months in prison with credit for 127 days served after he stipulated to violating his probation for a previous conviction for receiving stolen property in 2009.
Chad Williams, pleaded guilty to a fourth-degree felony burglary on Thursday. He faces up to 18 months in prison and a $5,000 fine. Sentencing is set for Dec. 17. Williams is accused of trespassing in the East Washington Street, Lisbon, home of Bambi Hupp and Jeffrey Linam with the purpose of committing a theft.