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Police and Court Reports

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — Officers at 4:17 a.m. Tuesday attempted to stop a vehicle in the 500 block of East Pershing Street which then fled south on South Lincoln Avenue. Officers stopped the pursuit after the speed was deemed unsafe for other motorists. The incident was under investigation. — Police ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Jordan Lee Smeltzer, Depot Road, Hanoverton, was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest after deputies were called to the house at 11:15 pm. Monday. — A state Route 170, Middleton Township, man reported at 6:32 p.m. Monday, Advanced Excavating and Septic Systems damages ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON – In county Municipal Court Gerald Robert Gray, 31, South 13th Street, Sebring, was fined $1,625, sentenced to 20 days in jail, had his license suspended for two years and required 40 hours community service for OVI second offense, driving under OVI suspension, speeding and three ...

GRAND JURY

LISBON — Francis J. Lewis, 40, Main Street, Wellsville, was served a secret indictment charging him with possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, for allegedly having buprenorphine on Aug. 23. The indictment was issued by the grand jury in March. Andrew H. Hunley, 45, Youngstown, was ...

COURT NEWS

LISBON — Brandon J. Zepernick, 28, Youngstown, pleaded guilty in Common Pleas Court to aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, for having methamphetamines on Aug. 2, 2019. Sentencing is set for Sept. 27. He faces up to a year in prison and a $2,500 fine. Johnathon Raymond ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases County Treasurer vs. John and Kathleen Siedentopf, et al., foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on East Taggart Street, East Palestine. County Treasurer vs. Paul and Jennifer Mauch, et al., foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on ...

Murder trial delayed for competency concerns

LISBON – With concerns about the competency of one of the children of Destiny Moody, also known as Destiny Penny, to testify in the trial of her alleged murderer, Terrance Haywood, the Common Pleas Court trial has been postponed for now. Haywood, 28, Chester Avenue, Wellsville, is accused ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — Police and fire personnel responded at 8:05 a.m. Monday to the 900 block of Barclay for an unknown medical. A woman said she was having withdrawals. EMT ambulance took her to Salem Regional Medical Center. — Police were called at 12:24 a.m. Monday to the 400 block of Newgarden ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Deputies checked on a Wisner Road, Hanover Township, resident at 11:46 p.m. Sunday. The person was fine, just having problems with his phone. — At the request of the Milton Township Police Department, deputies went to the Cross Eyed Moose, Main Street, Homeworth, at 1:56 a.m. Sunday to ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

— Sandra A. Reynolds, 53, East Palestine, was cited with assured clear distance after she rear-ended a vehicle driven by Cheryl A. Strum McCormick, 65, Lisbon, on state Route 164 in Center Township at 6:28 p.m. Saturday. McCormick was cited with OVI. — Jack R. Morrell, 54, East ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — A May 17 preliminary hearing was set in county Municipal Court for Chad Robert Ryan, 44, Dover, charged with compelling prostitution, a third-degree felony; possession of criminal tools, a fifth-degree felony; and attempted illegal sexual conduct with a minor, a fifth-degree felony. ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases County Treasurer vs. Gary Allison, et al., foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on Case Road, Beloit. County Treasurer vs. Larry Altomare, foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for properties on Main Street, Leetonia. County Treasurer vs. Robert ...

COURT NEWS

LISBON — In Common Pleas Court an aggravated possession of drugs charge was dismissed against Timothy A. Boggs, 51, North Pleasant Drive, East Palestine, following his death.

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM —A female subject alleged possible harassment at 9:55 p.m. Friday in the 100 block of Elm Street, saying that a male subject was following her. She has a protection order against him. —Officers responded at 4:22 p.m. Saturday to the 2200 block of East State Street after someone ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — A suspicious odor was reported at 11:59 a.m. Friday in the 2000 block of East State Street, but police and fire personnel found nothing. — Police responded at 11:38 a.m. Friday to the 200 block of Vine Avenue to check the welfare of a resident. Officers spoke to the person, with ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— A state Route 154, Elkrun Township, man reported at 9:55 a.m. Tuesday his cousin stole his medication. — A Y and O Road, Madison Township, woman reported at 9:29 a.m. Thursday someone had entered her shed by cutting a hole in the side and stole her pig. One of the side doors was taken ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — Benjamin R. Phillips, the Salem area man charged after allegedly breaking into two homes and attempting to enter a school bus in Minerva on April 22 was bound over to the grand jury on Thursday. Phillips, 46, Fourth Street, Salem, is charged with two fourth-degree felony burglary ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Robert and Sheila Mercer, Salem, vs. Richard and Robin Mercer, East Palestine, et al., order sought to have property appraised, sold and proceeds paid to both plaintiffs and defendants according to their interests. Docket Entries Wayne Ray Lee, Leetonia, and Tracy Elisabeth ...

REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS

Butler Township Chadwick D. Mercer to Greg M. Raneri, home and 1.2 acres on Winona Road; $162,000 Center Township Rose Family Limited Partnership to Charles L. Beiling, 10.5 acres on Hunters Camp Road, land on Megan Place; $121,000 Columbiana Marjorie E. Campman to Suzanne L. Kloss, ...

Police Reports

LEETONIA — An officer responded to the first block of High Street at 1:25 a.m. Monday in reference to a man knocking on the door and walking around the property. The officer could not find the man in the area. — A Walnut Street resident reported at 2:39 p.m. Monday he lost his wallet ...