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Police and Court Reports

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — Officers responded to the 400 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 10:20 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a distraught female and found her talking on her cell phone. She said she was having issues with her ex-boyfriend but did not need any assistance. — A 400 block Hickory Lane ...

PATROL

— Jonathan S. Haines, 45, of Hanoverton, was cited for a right-of-way violation when he went through a stop sign and collided with David K. Schwartz, 71, of Salem, at the intersection of state Route 45 and Salem Grange Road in Salem Township at 1:28 p.m. Wednesday. — Rohn P. Riley, 66, of ...

COMMON PLEAS

Docket Entries County Treasurer v. Merrell S. Rose, et al; delinquent property tax foreclosure ordered against 312 W. Sixth St., East Liverpool. County Treasurer v. Jeffrey R. Billingsley, et al; delinquent property tax foreclosure ordered against 1912 Michigan Ave., East ...

REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS

Butler Township James and Teresa Santee to Daren Salvino, home on U.S. Route 62; $165,000 Center Township Lisa Bailey to Kenneth Cunningham Jr. home and 5 acres on Trinity Church Road; $165,000 Marilyn Terlecki to Anthony and Rochelle Gaglione, 162 acres on state Route 164; ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — An employee at a 1700 block South Lincoln Avenue business reported at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday someone had taken her purse from her locker. — Officers responded to a 2400 block East State Street business at 4:37 p.m. Wednesday in reference to a dispute. Officers spoke with those ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — A woman reported that her daughter is possibly being sexually abused by her daughter’s father at 6:40 a.m. Tuesday. — Officer responded to North Union Avenue for a report of a reckless operator at 11:08 a.m. Tuesday. The officer located the vehicle and advised the driver of ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Jeromy Clark of Norton v. John Plavka of Alliance; alleged breach of contract over payment for construction of a barn on Clark’s property; $6,000 refund sought. Tristan C. Byars of Baden, Pa., v. Jana M. Graham of East Liverpool; collection sought of child support. Docket ...

PATROL

— Vonna M. Hunt, 69, Canton, was cited for failure to control when she drove off the side of U.S. 30 in West Township and struck a ditch at 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Salem man sentenced for possession

LISBON — In county Common Pleas Court this week, a Salem man was sentenced to prison on drug charges. Cody Wilt, 29, of Aten Avenue, was sentenced by Judge Scott Washam to six months in prison after previously pleading guilty to aggravated possession of meth. The sentence is to be served ...

North Canton man faces weapons charges

LISBON — Philip K. Funk, 39, North Canton, was served a secret indictment charging him with having weapons while under disability, a third-degree felony; having weapons while under a disability, a third-degree felony; aggravated trafficking in drugs, a second-degree felony; and aggravated ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — An officer responded to the intersection of West Pershing Street and South Howard Avenue at 7:08 a.m. Monday in reference to a semi striking a pole. The semi was gone before the officer arrived. The officer did not see any damage to a utility pole, but found a metal pole that ...

No Stuff-A-Cruiser held this year

This year’s Stuff A Cruiser event has been changed to a contact-free drop-off event due to COVID-19. People can still donate new toys and clothing by dropping items off at Nina’s Closet, 535 E. State St., behind the building in the alley way between Penn and South Lundy Avenue from 10 a.m. ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— A Hammondsville Road, Yellow Creek Township woman reported at 3:59 p.m. Monday someone vandalized the home security cameras on their property. — A Beeson Mill Road, Fairfield Township, man reported on Nov. 18 someone used his information to open an account with AT&T, obtaining three ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Susan Marie Aikens, Salem, and Daniel Daryl Aikens, Salem, dissolution sought. Phillip T. Devine, Salem, vs. Bethany R. Hover, Warren, divorce sought. City of East Palestine vs. Guy and Cynthia Eaton, East Palestine, $8,206 plus interest sought for alleged failure to pay ...

Salem woman pleads guilty to stabbing husband in back

LISBON — Jennifer A. Hepfner, also known as Jennifer Hunt, 27, Southeast Boulevard, Salem, pleaded guilty to felonious assault, a second-degree felony, and endangering children, a first-degree misdemeanor. Hepfner was charged after stabbing her husband, Kyle Hunt, in the back during an ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — A Dec. 3 preliminary hearing and pretrial was set in county Municipal Court for Eric S. Slagle, 28, Berry Road, Kensington, charged with failure to comply with an order or signal of a police officer, driving under suspension and headlights required for allegedly fleeing from a ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — Joshua E. Killing, 24, Salem-Unity Road, Salem, was bound over in county Municipal Court to the grand jury on a charge of having weapons while under a disability. Killing allegedly had a .22-caliber rifle and several bullets for that gun and other caliber weapons in the vehicle on ...

PATROL

— Courtney D. Norris, 26, of Salineville, was cited for a right-of-way violation when she turned left and struck William C. Parrish, 27, of Salineville, on state Route 164 in Washington Township at 5:48 p.m. Nov. 15. — Palmela Felger, 59, of East Palestine, was cited for OVI and failure to ...

Salem man pleads guilty to burglary, vandalism, jail charges

LISBON — Cody A. Barham, 27, Rose Avenue, Salem, pleaded guilty to burglary, vandalism, attempted assault, possession of drugs, two counts of harassment with a bodily substance and five counts of aggravated possession of drugs last week in Common Pleas Court. He was sentenced to 34 months in ...

POLICE REPORTS

LISBON — An officer responded to state Route 164 to a drunk man on a bike in the roadway at 4:59 p.m. Nov. 13. Richard Vecchio was cited, and officer transported him home. — A man reported that someone he knows threatened him over the phone at 6:46 p.m. Nov. 15. The man decided not to ...