LISBON - In Columbiana County Municipal Court Monday, Chris Hicks, 28, Erie Street, East Liverpool, was bound over to the grand jury on a drug trafficking charge. Bond was set at $50,000 cash or surety. Hicks, who is accused of selling between 50 and 100 doses of heroin to undercover agents, waived his right to a preliminary hearing.
A Nov. 26 preliminary hearing was set for Damarion M. Wise, 24, Garfield Street, East Liverpool, charged with carrying a concealed weapon. He remains in jail on a $25,000 personal recognizance bond. According to court documents, Wise was accused of carrying a loaded .38 caliber revolver in a bag underneath his sweatshirt while at Joe's Bar on Saturday. A pretrial was set the same date for a resisting arrest charge, after Wise allegedly fled on foot from police.
Homer L. Jones, 62, Akron, was fined $905, sentenced to six days in jail and had his license suspended for one year for OVI second offense, speeding and a seat belt violation.
Louis Landon Reynolds, 26, West Main Street, New Waterford, was fined $875, had his license suspended for one year and sentenced to 10 days in jail for OVI second offense.
Gina R. Amato, 45, Fair Street, Salem, was sentenced to 180 days in jail, but credited with 56 days already served and had the balance suspended for falsification, theft and criminal trespassing for taking a weed eater while trespassing on the property of Irma Amato, Lincoln Avenue, Wellsville, on Sept. 5. The falsification came from reporting to police she was assaulted when she had no injuries and several witnesses claimed no assault took place.
Richard J. Fry, 38, Rosedale Avenue, Wellsville, was fined $200, sentenced to 177 days in jail and a restitution hearing was set for Dec. 17 for assault, disorderly conduct and criminal trespassing after police were called to a house on Aten Avenue in Wellsville where there was screaming heard from the house. Charges of resisting arrest and criminal damaging were dismissed.
Stephen Vishak, 18, state Route 518, Lisbon, was sentenced to 21 days in jail, fined $150 and required 30 hours community service for violating a temporary protection order for a Facebook message sent on Nov.2 at day after the protection order was served.
William C. Batton, 27, Jones Drive, Salem, was fined $350 and required 30 hours community service for aggravated menacing, criminal trespassing and disorderly conduct for being on a property on Jones Drive without permission while intoxicated and threatening to kill the arresting police officer.
Hubert W. Grim, 44, West 10th Street, Salem, was fined $275 for a turn signal violation and reckless operation amended from OVI first offense.
Calvin W. Cogan, 21, Union Avenue, Minerva, was fined $200 and required 20 hours community service for speeding and driving without a valid license amended from driving under suspension.
Jeffrey A. August, 22, Duck Creek Road, Salem, was fined $175, required 40 hours community service and sentenced to one day in jail for theft for taking $1,312 in video games from Wal-Mart along with another person and selling a few at Game Stop.
Nyasia Buzzard, 19, Independent Square, Wellsville, was fined $150 and required 20 hours community service for theft for items placed in her purse at Dollar General in Rogers on July 23.
Dominic J. Drago, 23, McIntosh Road, Wellsville, was fined $150 for lighted lights required amended from a speeding violation.
William T. Poling, 52, Van Buren Avenue, Salem, was fined $150 for disorderly conduct amended from domestic violence for striking his wife in the face.
James M. McVay, 29, Trinity Church Road, Lisbon, was fined $130 and required 20 hours community service for driving under FRA suspension and use of an unauthorized plate.
Miranda K. Devore, 38, state Route 9, Kensington, was fined $120 for speeding, a stop sign violation and two counts of no license.
Ashley M. Baun, 25, state Route 344, Leetonia, was fined $100 and required 25 hours community service for no license amended from driving under FRA suspension.
Michael J. Tyson, 43, Cider Mill Road, Salem, was fined $100 and required 20 hours of community service for driving under FRA suspension.
Eric Buday, 27, County Line Road, Columbiana, was fined $100 for driving under suspension.
Joel D. Tsemilles, 22, East Main Street, Salineville, was fined $50 for disorderly conduct.
A theft charge against Shawn M. Cunningham, 25, Thompson Avenue, East LIverpool, was dismissed due to a case of mistaken identity. He had been accused of concealing $464 in merchandise under his shirt at Wal-Mart and leaving without paying on Jan. 22.
A charge of driving under FRA suspension against Thomas Graham Jr., 33, Carey Road, Salem, was dismissed.
A Dec. 18 pretrial was set for Jason R. Sanderbeck, 34, North Benton, charged with theft for allegedly taking six 40-pound bags of wood pellets from outside Tractor Supply in Salem last Wednesday.
A Dec. 20 pretrial was set for Denise K. McQuiston, 49, West Pine Lake Road, Salem, charged with driving under OVI suspension.
A Dec. 20 pretrial was set for James A. Huff, 37, state Route 558, New Waterford, charged with OVI first offense.
A Dec. 27 pretrial was set for Gordon L. Vinton, 35, West Main Street, Washingtonville, cited with commercial speeding.
A Jan. 7 pretrial was set for Renee Snyder, 44, North Lima, scharged with OVI first offense, left of center, violation of turn signals and failure to comply.
A Jan. 8 pretrial was set for Brandon Robert Stonestreet, 20, Coffee School Road, Salem, charged with falsification, underage consumption and open container.