Police and Court Reports

3 served secret indictments

LISBON —Three people were served secret indictments issued by the grand jury in June. Lonnie A. Wilson, 30, Aetna Street, Salem, is charged with aggravated possession of drugs and possession of cocaine. On March 1, 2019, Wilson allegedly had both methamphetamines and less than five grams ...

EL woman sentenced to prison after violating community control

LISBON — In Common Pleas Court, Peggy S. Strub, 69, Bradshaw Avenue, East Liverpool, stipulated to violation of her community control on a charge of illegal processing of drug documents for having a false or forged prescription for percocet on May 5, 2015. Strub was sentenced to eight months ...

PATROL

— Dominica Keller, 21, Wellsville, was southbound on state Route 11 in Madison Township at 7:17 p.m. Thursday and lost control on the wet road and struck the guardrail. She was cited for failure to control. — An unknown vehicle was northbound on Brookdale Avenue at 6:50 p.m. June 15 and ...

Sheriff warns of scam

The county sheriff’s office has been contacted by citizens saying they received calls telling them they will be arrested for missing a court hearing or jury duty unless they pay a fine of either gift cards or cash. Sheriff Ray Stone wants the public to know this is a scam.

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Rebecca Elizabeth Shafer-James, Salem, vs. Kelley M. James, Fort Myers, Fla., divorce sought. County Treasurer vs. Jessica N. Hightower, et al., foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on Lisbon Street, East Liverpool. County Treasurer vs. Margaret and David ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — In County Municipal Court, James R. Brorman, 37, North Market Street, Lisbon, was bound over to the grand jury on charges of assault, abusing harmful intoxicants, domestic violence and resisting arrest. Brorman is accused of striking an EMT Zachary Lawrence in the face with his elbow ...

POLICE REPORTS

EAST PALESTINE — Police received a complaint at 8:50 a.m. Tuesday of a 9-year-old child being left home alone. Police investigated and found the complaint to be true and notified Children’s Services. — Police responded to the 400 block of East Taggart Street at 8:24 p.m. Monday for ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— A white pickup was reported stopped on Rochester Road, West Township, at 8:26 a.m. Tuesday, taking photos of the caller’s home and vehicles. She was concerned because numerous vehicles have been stolen in her neighborhood or had someone break into them recently. The vehicle had a circular ...

Wellsville man gets jail for allowing animals to starve, endangering child

LISBON — A Wellsville area man was sentenced to 60 days in jail for allowing animals to starve in his home and his child to live in “deplorable” conditions. Christopher Austin, 34, Wood Street, Wellsville, had previously pleaded guilty to six counts of prohibitions concerning companion ...

POLICE REPORTS

PERRY TWP. — Police responded at 3:44 a.m. Tuesday for one to be removed from a Goshen Road residence and were met by the female resident and the male to be removed. The male said the female had his cell phone and would not give it back, but she told police she did not have it. He was told ...

SALEM FIRE

— Firefighters responded Monday to the 1700 block of North Lincoln Avenue for a report of wires down, discovering cable lines in the road. Firefighters removed the hazard and advised the homeowner, who had already contacted the company.

Perry cops say man used kids as shield

PERRY TWP. — A man who police said used his children as a shield late Monday after officers forced entry into a Prospect Street apartment for a domestic is facing multiple charges, including felony aggravated assault. Jeremy Fristik, 32, whose last known address was 335 1/2 Park Ave., East ...

POLICE REPORTS

GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT —  Jeffrey R. Bentley, 44, West Pine Lake Road, Salem, was charged with driving under suspension and OVI following a traffic stop in the 13000 block of West Pine Lake Road at 3:10 p.m. June 20. LEETONIA —  An officer responded to the 300 block of Waddle Street ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Village of East Palestine/Regional Income Tax Agency v. James and Julie Mullen of Boardman; collection sought of $3,691 in back taxes owed between 2013-16. James E. Jackson of Wilmington, Del., v. Fagen Inc. of Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation; appeal of claim denial. David ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON - In Columbiana County Municipal Court George W. Emerick, 46, Lisbon, was fined $150 for disorderly conduct. Matthew R. McBride, 37, New Waterford, assault case dismissed. Bernard L. Cooper Jr., 37, East Palestine, was fined $100, given credit for three days served and placed on two ...

4 served secret indictments

LISBON – The following people were served with secret indictments issued by the Columbiana County grand jury. —Dawn M. Johnson, 47, Washington Avenue, Salem, charged with drug possession for being in possession of tramadol on Dec. 3, 2018. —Patrick J. Vitko, 37, West Street, East ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

—Pamela Sisco, Pancake-Clarkson Road, Middleton Township, reported Thursday her 50-inch TV was stolen, but she called back to say it had been returned. —Marsha K. Malinsky, 61, of New Waterford, drove into the post office building in Rogers at 1:30 p.m. Friday. Inside at the desk were ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

— Blaze Alexander Chamberlain, 22, East Palestine, was eastbound on state Route 558 in Salem Township at 2:38 a.m. Wednesday and went off the right side into a trash can, a bush, planter trees, an embankment and a body of water. He was cited for failure to control and OVI and taken to the ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — Police received a call at 2:32 p.m. Monday about a suspicious male looking at females entering a store in the 2400 block of East State Street. The male said he was just talking to his father while his mother was inside the store. The father said the female in question appeared to be ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — On June 21, officers responded to a two-vehicle accident by the intersection of Southeast Boulevard and East State Street. Vehicle one driven by Tonya Dunham was in the left hand only lane waiting to make a left hand turn, with vehicle two driven by Doris Dennison behind her. ...