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Police and Court Reports

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — A possible intoxicated driver was reported at 1:52 a.m. Saturday in the 900 block of West State. He was not intoxicated; however, he was warned for a traffic infraction. — Allen S. Vancooney, of Union Avenue in Salem, was served with a failure to appear warrant at 1:49 a.m. ...

Family theft worth one year for Leetonia woman

LISBON — A Leetonia woman will serve a year in prison for stealing more than $30,000 from family among other crimes she committed while addicted to drugs. Megan A. Detchon, 30, Waddell Street, Leetonia, had pleaded guilty in June to tampering with evidence, misuse of a credit card, drug ...

4 people arrested in EP drug raid

EAST PALESTINE — A Wednesday search of a home where suspected drug activity has been going on resulted in several arrests. The police department in conjunction with the County Drug Task Force used a search warrant obtained by the county prosecutor’s office to gain entry to 36 N. Walnut ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — A domestic dispute was reported at 2 a.m. Friday in the 600 block of East Ninth Street. Officers spoke with both people involved, who said no physical violence occurred. The incident was verbal only. — A 911 hangup call was reported at 1:30 a.m. Friday in the 800 block of East ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— A horse trailer was reported stolen from Pennsylvania and authorities there heard the suspect and the trailer were possibly at an East Liverpool Road, Madison Township address at 8:56 a.m. Wednesday. Deputies found the trailer along with many other pieces of equipment and recreational ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — A Sept. 24 preliminary hearing and pretrial was set in County Municipal Court for Cody A. Lawson, 24, Berlin Center, charged with failure to comply with an order or signal of a police officer, burglary, obstructing official business, resisting arrest, illegal use or possession of ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases County Treasurer vs. Jeffrey Ross Billingsly, foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for properties on Michigan Avenue, East Liverpool. County Treasurer vs. Crist and Anna Mary Yoder, et a., foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for properties on state Route 14, ...

COURT NEWS

LISBON — John Peter Elia, 58, West Bloomfield, Mich., pleaded guilty in Common Pleas Court to both trafficking in marijuana and possession of marijuana. The charges are third-degree felonies due to the amount of marijuana he had at least 5,000 grams, but less than 20,000 grams. Sentencing is ...

REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS

Center Township Walter Macuich to Dustin Borg, home on Pritchard Avenue; $76,100 Columbiana Patricia Seachman, et al, to Anthony Sluss, home on Seventh Street; $123,000 Firestone Homestead to Christine Begalla, et al, 0.5 acres on Homestead Drive; $62,000 East Liverpool Keith and ...

Salem pursuit results in multiple charges

SALEM— A Berlin Center man is facing multiple charges after fleeing police early Thursday morning. Cody A. Lawson, 24, 5373 S. Pricetown Road, was charged with failure to comply, resisting arrest, burglary, obstruction of official business, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — An East Euclid Street resident reported at 11:46 a.m. Wednesday a male had threatened to shoot him regarding an incident that occurred Sept. 13. An officer spoke with the other male who gave a different story. The incident was documented. — Jared R. Finley, no age listed, West ...

PATROL

— Benjamin L. White, 23, of Canfield, was cited for failure to yield from a stop sign when he collided with John F. Cusick, 54, of Kensington, who was traveling on state Route 14 in Unity Township at 6:50 a.m. Tuesday. — Kathy A. Coil, 57, of Lisbon, was cited for assured clear distance ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

—A deputy was asked to check someone living on Yeager Drive, Madison Township, at 5:08 p.m. Wednesday. The deputy was told at the house the person he was looking for had moved to another state.

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — In county Municipal Court, Gloria E. Lykens, 30, Columbia Street, Salem, was sentenced to 210 days in jail, fined $1,600, had her license suspended for six months and ordered 30 hours of community service for two counts of obstructing official business, drug paraphernalia, driving ...

COMMON PLEAS

New Cases Steven K. Darrah of Wellsville and Michelle D. Darrah of Wellsville; dissolution sought. Noah D. McIntosh of Salem v. Savannah K. McIntosh of Salem; divorce sought. Alexis Garcia of East Liverpool and Nickolas Garcia of East Liverpool; dissolution sought. Docket ...

COURT NEWS

LISBON — Kendall L. “Kush” Smith Jr., 25, of Youngstown, was sentenced in Common Pleas Court to four years in prison and fined $17,500. He had previously pleaded no contest to possession of fentanyl, possession of cocaine and aggravated possession of the drug oxycodone. He was found in ...

SENTENCINGS

LISBON — A Stark County man with prior convictions was sentenced to prison on drug charges this week in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court. Khalis J. Collins, 24, of Canton, was sentenced by Judge Scott Washam to 10 months in prison after pleading guilty to being in possesion of the drug ...

GRAND JURY

LISBON — The Columbiana County grand jury this week issued the following indictments, including 29 secret indictments. The following is a list of the 16 open indictments, which are indictments based on cases where the defendants were already charged in county municipal court and bound over ...

Woman, 34, sentenced to prison for aggravated arson in Sebring

YOUNGSTOWN — Karlie R. Hale, 34, was sentenced to three- to four-and-a-half years in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to the Jan. 20 aggravated arson of a home at 334 N. 16th St. in Sebring. Assistant prosecutor Aaron Meikle said Hale set a fire in the upstairs bedroom of the home ...

Drugs, gun lead to prison

LISBON — A 36-year-old East Liverpool man with a criminal history was sentenced to a year in prison for drug-related charges and having a handgun in his vehicle. Justin Ryan Barrett, Laura Avenue, East Liverpool, had pleaded guilty in June to improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle, ...