LISBON - In Columbiana County Municipal Court on Thursday, an Oct. 17 preliminary hearing was set for Timothy M. Wamsley Jr., 30, state Route 154, Lisbon, charged with burglary for allegedly going into the home of Lisa Bentfeld while she was at work and taking two family photos on Tuesday. He faces between one and five years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine.
An Oct. 17 preliminary hearing was set for Constance E. Adams, 23, Creek Road, New Waterford, charged with theft for allegedly failing to return a credit card following a purchase made at Gorby's Grocery in East Palestine where she was employed on Oct. 5, then using the card to make several purchases herself between Oct. 5 and 7. She faces between six and 12 months in prison.
Maurice Brown, 23, Cleveland, was bound over to the Columbiana County Common Pleas Court grand jury on a possession of drugs charge after cocaine was reportedly found inside folded paper inside his hat at Fernangles in Salem on Oct. 2.
Richard J. Johnson, 26, East Ninth Street, Salem, was fined $850, had his license suspended for six months, required 15 hours community service and sentenced to three days in jail for OVI first offense and no helmet after he crashed his motorcycle on South Lincoln Avenue in Salem on Sept. 29. Citations of failure to control and temporary permit violation were dismissed.
Chad C. Dotson, 23, Spillway Road, Lisbon, was fined $300 and sentenced to five days in jail for two counts of theft. According to court documents, on Sept. 5 Dotson went into his grandmother's bedroom, stole a ring and asked a friend to sell it for him at Downtown Gems and Jewels in Salem. They received $135 for the ring. Additionally, on Sept. 28 he and a woman reportedly left Giant Eagle without paying for $287 in groceries and when stopped by police he reportedly had a can of whole cashews in his possession.
A Dec. 3 pretrial was set for Nicole M. Linger, 18, Washington Street, Salem, charged with theft for allegedly being the woman with Dotson, who fled from the store on foot.
Thomas Henry, 69, Shady Lane, Lisbon, was fined $140, required 30 hours of community service at a humane society and ordered not to own or possess any animals for seven counts of animal cruelty. Three additional counts were dismissed. According to court documents, Henry was found to have two dead calves, 32 abused chickens and seven abused pygmy goats without food or water on his property between April 21 and May 9. Additionally he reportedly was cruel to two Australian shepherds on May 7 leaving them tied without shelter, food or water. Two dead chickens and 1 dead goat were both found on the property on May 9.
Shane Burkhart, 25, Cedar Ridge Road, Salem, was fined $200 and required 25 hours community service for driving under suspension.
Andrew Smith, 25, Youngstown, was fined $150 for unsafe vehicle amended from speeding.
Marie A. Heninger, 44, Rose Drive, Lisbon, was fined $150, credited with nine days served and required 40 hours community service for assault for punches thrown toward William Lamp and a 9-year-old child at another Rose Drive apartment.
Ronald D. Lacey, 37, state Route 9, Hanoverton, was fined $150, credited with one day served and required 30 hours community service for passing bad checks for a check written to East of Chicago for $52 on Jan. 8.
Chip Reihl, 44, Deerfield, was fined $150 for unsafe vehicle amended from speeding.
John C. Taylor, Walnut Street, Salem, was fined $325, required 50 hours community service and had his license suspended for 180 days for unsafe vehicle, no turn signals, possession of marijuana and obstructing official business for placing marijuana into his mouth in an attempt to destroy it.
An Oct. 31 pretrial was set for Dillon David Douglas Vizi, 21, Campbell, charged with OVI refusal with prior within 20 years, OVI first offense and failure to control.
A Nov. 7 pretrial was set for Robert M. Rice, 29, West Perry Street, Salem, charged with disregard for safety on private property and abusing harmful intoxicants for allegedly sucking on a can of Ultra Duster while doing doughnuts in the rear lot of American Standard off New Garden Avenue in Salem on Sept. 24. Rice was reportedly the driver of the vehicle. Additionally, a pretrial was set for an unrelated assured clear distance citation also from Sept. 24.
A Nov. 7 pretrial was set for Thomas A. Ripley, 19, North Howard Avenue, Salem, cited with driving under FRA suspension and possession of a controlled substance for marijuana allegedly found in clear plastic baggie his vehicle.
A Nov. 12 pretrial was set for Robert L. Matthews Jr., 41, Somer Street, Leetonia, charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle for allegedly taking his bosses pickup after his vehicle ran out of gas.
A Nov. 12 pretrial was set for Paul P. Billman, 42, Canton, cited with hit skip and failure to control for allegedly flipping his vehicle on an embankment off the side of U.S. Route 30 on Sept. 14.
A Dec. 9 pretrial was set for James M. Brienzo, 40, Barberton, cited with driving under FRA suspension and speeding.
A Dec. 10 pretrial was set for Richard A. Sigley, 51, last known address West Clark Street, East Palestine, charged with assault for allegedly twisting Cynthia Williams' arm and slamming her head off the bed on Tuesday.
A Dec. 12 pretrial was set for Alyssa L. Williams, 28, U.S. Route 62, Alliance, charged with criminal trespassing for allegedly going to another lot in the same trailer park more than once, knocking on the doors and windows after she had been asked to leave.