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Woman sentenced for drug possession

LISBON — Courtney L. Troyer, 27, Garver Road, Hanoverton, was sentenced in Common Pleas Court to seven months in prison for aggravated possession of drugs for having methamphetamine on June 19, 2018.

Alicia D. Vogt, 34, Hillcrest Road, Wellsville, stipulated to violating the terms of her community control. She will remain on community control for her permitting drug abuse conviction, but she was ordered to serve up to six months at the Eastern Ohio Correction Center. Vogt had allowed Mack Griffin to use her Wilbert Avenue, East Liverpool, home for the trafficking of various drug paraphernalia, fentanyl and cocaine.

Dwaine E. Steed, 46, First Street, Hanoverton, was found eligible for intervention in lieu of conviction. He pleaded guilty to improperly handling a firearm in a motor vehicle and driving while intoxicated. He was placed on a three-year intervention treatment plan for the improper handling of a firearm charge and sentenced to attend a three-day counseling program with his license suspended for a year and fined $675 for the OVI.

Todd A. Kirtley, 36, Metz Road, New Waterford, stipulated to violating the terms of his community control from a previous conviction of cultivation of marijuana, illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs and attempted illegal manufacture of drugs. Kirtley has now been sentenced to nine months in prison and credited with 51 days in jail.

David J. Melanson, 25, Akron, was placed on three years community control for receiving stolen property. In April 2015, Melanson had a pump shotgun belonging to Timothy Phillips.

Maura N. Paliani 28, Chestnut Street, Leetonia, was found eligible for intervention in lieu of conviction and pleaded guilty to both trespassing in a habitation and breaking and entering. She was placed on a three-year treatment plan. Between Oct. 8 and Oct. 11, Paliani trespassed in the home of Melissa and Troy Todd, Chestnut Street, Leetonia, with the purpose of committing a theft offense.

James M. Raneri, 55, was placed on three years community control for cultivation of marijuana for having about 1,172 grams of the substance at a Bell Road, Lisbon, property on Oct. 10, 2017. He is to serve a definite term of six months at the Eastern Ohio Correction Center.

Mark J. Posta, 41, Youngstown, was placed on four years community control for domestic violence for harming Amber Lynn Posta on Nov. 5, 2018 when he has a previous conviction in March 2018 for domestic violence.

A possession of drugs charge was dismissed against John A. Zamora, 63, East Third Street, Salem, due to his death.

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