Police and Court Reports

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — A Dec. 20 preliminary hearing was set in County Municipal Court for Ashley D. Cox, 29, West Main Street, New Waterford, who is charged with illegal conveyance of prohibited items onto the grounds of a detention facility. Cox is accused of mailing a card with suspected suboxone strips ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Deputies were asked to check on an elderly person living on Old Monroeville Road, Washington Township at 6:34 p.m. Thursday. The person appeared normal. — Jeffrey G. Messenger, Cunningham Road, Salem, reported at 5:01 a.m. Thursday someone stole two tarps off his truck overnight while ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — Officers responded to the area of North Lundy Avenue and East State Street at 9:46 a.m. Thursday in reference to a male individual wearing a gray sweatshirt and khaki pants attempting to enter numerous vehicles. Officers searched the area but were unable to find the suspect. — ...

PATROL

—Jeffrey G. Keener, 17, of East Liverpool, was driving on Cannons Mill Road in Madison Township at 7:33 p.m. Monday when a car coming the opposite direction went left of center, with Keener driving off the road and striking a tree. James Watson, 69, of Wellsville, confirmed what Keener said, ...

CORRECTION

Two of the players in “Annie” were misidentified in Friday’s edition. Pictured are Eric Briggs and Sarah Kinser, and seated is Anna Sophia Viccari.

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Farmers National Bank vs. Terri L. Sayer, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Fourth Street, Wellsville. Home Savings Bank vs. Ruth A. Hobbs, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Staunton Avenue, East Liverpool. Derrian Terri Lee Gill, New Cumberland, W.Va., vs. ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

— Shelynn M,. Barrett, 28, of Carrollton, was cited for failure to stop an assured cleared distance after she drove into the rear of a vehicle operated by James Headley, 55, of Salem, who slowed for a deer on state Route 9 in Hanover Township at 7:05 p.m. Saturday. — Micah R. Chamberlain, ...

SALEM FIRE

— Firefighters were called at 4:25 p.m. Wednesday to the 1000 block of East Sixth Street for a carbon monoxide investigation where occupants of the residence had headaches. KLG ambulance was also enroute due to possible patient symptoms. Firefighters learned that the resident had recently ...

Chester man gets 11 months for possession

LISBON — Brian Goodlin, 36, Chester, W.Va., one of those listed in the Operation Big Oak indictments, was sentenced in County Common Pleas Court to 11 months in prison for 42 counts of possession of drugs and two counts of possession of cocaine. Juan Anchondo, 31, Oyster Road, Alliance, ...

MARKET REPORTS

Damascus Livestock Auction Dec. 11 Hogs receipts 8 head No. 1s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $52 No. 2s & 3s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $35 Sows 300 to 500 lbs. $20 to $30 Sows 500 to 650 lbs. $20 to $32 Boars $3 to $5 Feeder pigs receipts 12 head $10 to $25 per head Calves receipts ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — A Dec. 20 preliminary hearing was scheduled in County Municipal Court for Ignacio Rios, 27, Berea, charged with vandalism for allegedly breaking a camera in the county jail on Saturday. A Dec. 20 preliminary hearing also was scheduled for co-defendant, Robert K. Barrett, West Ninth ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — A suspicious person was reported at 1:27 a.m. Thursday in the area of North Ellsworth and East Third dressed in shorts and a T-shirt and wearing a bandana over his face. Police saw the person walking on the sidewalk on East Third near North Broadway and noted he had on light-colored ...

Grand jury issues 32 indictments

LISBON — The Common Pleas Court grand jury issued 32 indictments when it met this week, including 26 secret indictments which will be released as they are served. The following are the six open indictments: Sean Allan Little, 47, last known address Woodale Road, Hanoverton, is charged with ...

Judge denies bid for new attorney

LISBON — Facing the addition of a murder charge for the beating death in the home invasion robbery of an elderly Glenmoor man, Robert Stevens asked Columbiana County Common Pleas Court Judge Scott Washam to remove defense attorney Jennifer Gorby from his case on Thursday morning. Gorby said ...

PROPERTY TRANSFERS

Butler Township Elizabeth and Joseph Davidson, trustees, to University of Mount Union; 19 acres on Georgetown-Damascus Road; gift. Pamela Viola to Eric Hippley, home and 2.1 acres on Hartley Road; $55,000. Hidden Creek of Route 62 to Nathan Maley, 1.3 acres on Woodsend Drive; ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Greg Novak, Alliance, vs. Justin Novak, Minerva, $127,142 sought for alleged funds deposited into an account by the defendant, the son, following the sale of the plaintiff’s Homeworth home on April 13. Velocity Investments LLC vs. Brian Mazza, East Liverpool, $16,275 plus ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — In Columbiana County Municipal Court, Tracy Lynn Whigham, 39, Beloit, was fined $300 and required 30 hours community service for improper turn, restricted tinted glass and reckless operation amended from OVI first offense.

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Robyn Lee Parrish, Woodsdale Road, called to report at 3:50 p.m. Tuesday Gary Ramsey punched her in the eye. Deputies attempted to locate Parrish and Ramsey, but did not locate anyone, although Ramsey did call dispatchers and claim he did not punch Parrish. — Steve Yanni, Taylor Road, ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — Joseph M. Smith, 33, of 367 W. Ninth St., was charged with drug paraphernalia after police were called at 1:24 a.m. Wednesday to the 300 block of North Ellsworth Avenue for a fight in progress. Officers spoke with the caller who said a known male and his brother were fighting. The ...

Shell gas station reportedly closing

SALEM — The Shell True North gas station-convenience store at 2203 E. State St. is expected to close at the end of this month or in early January, according to several employees. Columbiana County Auditor records show the property is owned by Eastgate Shopping Center LLC in Solon and Salem ...