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Police and Court Reports

Shooting suspect facing jury trial for murder

LISBON — Terrance Haywood, accused in the shooting death of Destiny A. Moody in Wellsville in 2019, could face a Common Pleas Court jury in May. Haywood, 28, Chester Avenue, Wellsville, is charged with murder, two firearm specifications, aggravated burglary, tampering with evidence and ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — Suspicious activity was reported at 11:46 p.m. Thursday in the 800 block of West Perry Street. Officers checked the area and cleared. — An officer on the way to the Columbiana County jail at 10:35 p.m. Thursday saw a vehicle in front of the marked cruiser travel left of center ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— A state Route 558, Fairfield Township, woman reported on Wednesday she had received a notification about a student loan forgiveness program, which ultimately turned out to the a scam.

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — A March 15 preliminary hearing was set for Robert B. Stein, Industry, Pa., charged with improper handling of firearms in a motor vehicle for allegedly having a TCP Taurus .380 handgun loaded with a six-round magazine in his vehicle on Thursday during a traffic stop by the highway ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases County Treasurer vs. Herman B. Dailey, et al., foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on Collidge Street, East Liverpool. County Treasurer vs. Al Sanford, foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on Irish Ridge Road, East ...

COURT NEWS

LISBON — Brandon J. Nelder, 37, Shady Lane Drive, Lisbon, who struck his brother. Walter Nelder, with a vehicle when he attempted to stop him from driving while intoxicated was placed on four years community control during a recent sentencing hearing in Common Pleas Court. Nelder was further ...

REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS

Butler Township James and Lisa Panezott to Matthew Ragozzino, home on Slater Road; $280,000 J & J Enterprises of Alliance LLC to Jeffrey and Kathleen Zimmerman, home on Valley Road; $84,000 Columbiana Cope Properties LLC to Epoc Properties LLC, home and 0.2 acre on Pittsburgh ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — Dexter O. Brand, 30, Danville, Ky., was bound over to the grand jury on a charge of improper handling of firearms in a motor vehicle for allegedly having a semi-automatic pistol in the vehicle when he was stopped on state Route 11 when he had left from an East Washington Street, ...

POLICE REPORTS

PERRY TOWNSHIP — Kathy Moore, 57, of Salem, collided with a deer on Depot Road near Stewart Road at 3:28 a.m. Thursday, with her car sustaining minor damage. — A passerby at 12:19 a.m. Thursday reported a male drinking in a vehicle in the Fresh Mark parking lot on South Lincoln Avenue. ...

JUVENILE COURT

A 16-year-old boy was cited in juvenile court for allegedly violating the terms of his probation on Jan. 14 by choking his mother and striking her multiple times. A 13-year-old girl was cited after allegedly striking an employee of the Tobin Attention Center multiple times while she was ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Jacob Arnette, Wellsville vs. Christina Arnette, Wellsville, divorce sought. Dawnn M. Davis, Salem, and Christopher B. Davis, Lisbon, dissolution sought. County Treasurer vs. Mary Margaret Bower, et al., foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on Calcutta ...

Columbiana man pleads guilty to OVI, actions behind whe2l

LISBON — Clinton M. Hodge, 31, Allen Avenue, Columbiana, pleaded guilty in Common Pleas Court to failure to comply with an order or signal of a police officer, a third-degree felony; OVI and driving under suspension for his actions behind the wheel on June 5. Sentencing is scheduled for June ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— A delivery driver reported being attacked by a beagle while making deliveries at a Johnson Road home in Madison Township at 1:22 p.m. Monday. The dog reportedly bit the man on the hand and the dog warden responded to talk to both the delivery driver and the dog’s owner. — A U.S. Route ...

Common Pleas Court

New Cases Zachariah Paxson, Hanoverton, and Taylor Paxon, Hanoverton, dissolution sought. Docket Entries Midland Credit Management Inc. vs. Mike P. Mays, case dismissed. County Treasurer vs. Ronald S. Wisbith, et al., delinquent taxes and penalties paid, case dismissed.

Sheriff’s Office

— Deputies responded to Valley View on U.S. Route 62 in Damascus in Butler Township for a panic alarm at 12:39 a.m. Tuesday. Deputies had been there about 20 minutes earlier and the business was closed. Nothing was found to be out of place and the building was secure.

Highway Patrol

— Daniel P. Roth, 25, Youngstown, was cited with assured clear distance after he rear-ended the vehicle of Lisa M. Green, 41, Canfield, at a red light on state Route 14 in Unity Township at 1:32 p.m. Monday. — William S. Miller, 90, Kensington, was cited with failure to control after he ...

EL man pleads guilty to possession

LISBON — Nicholas J. Ohanlon, 23, Wyoming Avenue, East Liverpool, pleaded guilty to three counts of aggravated possession of drugs, fifth-degree felonies, including a forfeiture specification. He requested immediate sentencing and was placed on three years community control including spending ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — Police were called at 1:12 a.m. Wednesday to the 800 block of West State Street for a report of juveniles fighting in the parking lot of an open business. Police found no one and spoke to employees of the business who said no fight was observed. — A suspicious vehicle with ...

Part of former judge’s appeal granted

Staff Reports YOUNGSTOWN – A portion of former Mahoning County Court Judge Diane Vettori’s appeal has been granted. News partner WKBN TV-27 is reporting a panel of visiting judges in the 7th District Court of Appeals this week partially ruled in favor of an appeal filed by Vettori, the ...

Salineville man pleads guilty in robbery

LISBON — Mervin Jones Jr., 54, Roses Run Road, Salineville, pleaded guilty in Common Pleas Court to robbery, a third-degree felony. Sentencing is set for June 14, when he faces a possible maximum sentence of three years in prison and a $10,000 fine. On May 17, 2019, Jones while committing a ...