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Police and Court Reports

Inmates appear on escape charges

LISBON – Two of the three men who broke out of the Columbiana County Jail in June appeared in Common Pleas Court Thursday afternoon on charges which included escape. Anthony R. Wagoner, 39, Cadmus Street, East Liverpool, pleaded guilty to both the escape charge and a receiving stolen ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— A Pioneer Road, Negley, man reported at 11:56 a.m. Wednesday, someone he did not know opened a PayPal credit account in his name and $595 were charged to the account. He was working with PayPal to resolve the issue. — A Metz Road, Unity Township, woman reported at 3:17 p.m. Wednesday ...

SALEM FIRE

— Firefighters were called at 9:38 p.m. Wednesday to Buckeye Elementary School, 1200 Buckeye Ave., for a fire alarm. Maintenance advised a smoke detector alerted in the boiler room. Upon entry, burnt rubber could be smelled and a compressor was found with a burnt belt. Power to the compressor ...

EL man pleads guilty to endangering

LISBON — Jacob J. Henderson, 26, Sprucevale Road, East Liverpool, pleaded guilty in Common Pleas Court to the prosecutor’s information for an endangering children charge, a third-degree felony. Sentencing is set for Jan. 13, when he faces up to three years in prison and a $10,000 fine. He ...

POLICE REPORTS

COLUMBIANA — Police responded to a single vehicle crash on County Line Road near state Route 14 at 6:59 a.m. Wednesday. There was only minor damage to the vehicle and a report was taken. — Heidi Prine, 46, of Negley, was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop on ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — In county Municipal Court, Michael J. Mick, 42, North Walnut Street, East Palestine, was bound over to the grand jury on a charge of complicity to grand theft of an auto for allegedly allowing co-defendants Randy Martin and Nikki Koffell steal the vehicle, a 1996 Toyota truck, from ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Huntington National Bank vs. Jenny and Samuel Fleeson, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Fairfield Avenue, Columbiana. Seven Seventeen Credit Union vs. Robert C. Spickler, Erie, Pa., $13,455 plus interest sought for alleged debt owed. In Re: 2005 Yamaha motorcycle title ...

EL man charged with drug possession

LISBON — Todd A. Hawthorne, 37, Garner Avenue, East Liverpool, was served a secret indictment charging him with possession of drugs, tampering with evidence and two counts of aggravated possession of drugs. On May 1, Hawthorne is alleged to have tried to conceal or hide a glass pipe during an ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — Ashlei Conkle, 24, of Wellsville was taken into custody in the 300 block of Hawley Avenue on charges of obstruction, drug abuse instruments and possession of drug paraphernalia after police were called to the Hawley Avenue area at 4:34 a.m. Thursday for a call and came across ...

Prison time for drug counts

LISBON - A Summitville area man who had several drug-related charges, including one involving enough cocaine to constitute a first-degree felony, was sentenced to six years and nine months in prison in Common Pleas Court on Wednesday. Michael S. Pitts, 27, state Route 664, pleaded guilty in ...

Big Oak indictment dismissed in court

LISBON - An Operation Big Oak indictment against Bridget N. McKinnon, 33, North Street, East Liverpool, was dismissed at the request of Ohio Attorney General Prosecutor Margaret Tomaro. McKinnon had been charged in Common Pleas Court with a single count of trafficking in heroin in connection ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON - In county Municipal Court, James E. Barber, 41, last known address state Route 154, Lisbon, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the grand jury on a charge of failure to verify change of address. Allegedly a tier II sexual offender after his conviction for ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases JPMorgan Chase Bank vs. Julie and James Temple, et al., foreclosure sought for property on First Street, Wellsville. Scherry DeSarro, Lisbon, and Scott DeSarro, East Liverpool, dissolution sought. Docket Entries Quicken Loans Inc. vs. Julie Minich, et al., property on Case ...

POLICE REPORTS

PERRY TOWNSHIP - Richard Geul, 23, of Salem, was cited for failure to yield from a left turn after his northbound vehicle on Depot Road attempted to turn west onto the bypass and struck a southbound vehicle driven by Allison Heverly, 19, of Salem at 8 a.m. Tuesday. KLG and fire department ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

- Zachariah T. Paxson, 23, of Lisbon, was cited for parking on the highway on U.S. 30 in Center Township when he was struck in the rear by Eugene D. Burch, 66, of Salem, at 1:51 p.m. Tuesday. Paxson said he was stopped to swap vehicles with a driver from another vehicle.

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

- Destiny Powell was taken into custody on a warrant at the Frolo Motel, room four, state Route 45, Lisbon, at 9:26 p.m. Sunday. She was transported to the county jail.

FIRE REPORTS

SALEM - Firefighters at 2 p.m. Tuesday responded to a report of a large amount of smoke in the area of West Wilson Street, finding a resident in the 500 block burning an illegal fire. The resident extinguished the fire and both the laws and burning ban were explained to the resident. - A ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — An Oct. 21 preliminary hearing was set in county Municipal Court for Douglas E. Gill, 38, East Lake Road, Lisbon, charged with failure to verify a change of address, which he allegedly is required to do as a registered sex offender due to a conviction of indecency with a child in ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Cassandra and Ted Elliott, Toronto, vs. Ronald Barton, East Liverpool, et al., excess of $25,000 sought for alleged injuries and damages from a traffic crash on Oct. 18, 2017 on state Route 7, East Liverpool, involving a CARTS vehicle driven by the defendant. John and Amy Sousa, ...