County grand jury issues 29 indictments

LISBON — The Common Pleas Court Grand Jury met for two days this week, issuing 16 secret indictments and 13 open indictments. The following is a list of the open indictments.

Jessica Lynn Lasater, 33, Cunningham Road, Salem, is indicted charging her with obstructing justice, a fifth-degree felony, for allegedly providing false information to a detective, Steve Walker of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office, who was investigating a crime allegedly committed by Christopher Shiflett.

Kristopher Michael Norton, 44, Canal Street, East Rochester, is charged with domestic violence, a fourth-degree felony, and a misdemeanor charge of aggravated trespassing for allegedly harming Leslie Nicole Norton on Aug. 9, when he has a previous conviction for domestic violence in Carroll County. He then allegedly entered the property on Michael Lawson without permission.

Michael J. Schneider, 24, Youngstown, is indicted charging him with trespass in a habitation, a fourth-degree felony, for allegedly going into the Continental Drive, Salem, apartment of Devin Cuthbertson on Aug. 25.

Josie M. McKinley, 27, Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, is charged with felonious assault, a second-degree felony, and a misdemeanor domestic violence charge. On July 3, McKinley allegedly harmed Shawn D. Tremain, including stabbing him with a steak knife.

Richard E. Chludzinski, 26, state Route 154, Negley, is charged with failure to comply with an order or signal of a police officer. On Aug. 22, Chludzinski allegedly fled in a vehicle from police giving him a signal to stop.

Timothy A. Patrick, 36, Township Line Road, Wellsville, is charged with failure to comply with an order or signal of a police officer, a third-degree felony; felonious assault, a first-degree felony; and driving under suspension, a misdemeanour. On Aug. 27, Patrick allegedly harmed or tried to harm Patrolman Joshua Jackson of St. Clair Township police with vehicle, while fleeing from police.

Ross A. Chaplow, 38, West Park Avenue, Columbiana, is charged with vandalism, public indecency and two counts of assault. On Sept. 6, Chaplow allegedly harmed or tried to harm Andy Entriken and Deputy Sheriff Caleb Wycoff, caused damage to a structure or contents and exposed himself when in the vicinity of those not members of his household.

Brent T. Durk, 26, Aetna Street, Salem, is indicted charging him with tampering with evidence, a third-degree felony; and misdemeanor charges of illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia and driving under FRA suspension. On Aug. 8, Durk allegedly concealed or destroyed a glass pipe to keep it from being discovered by law enforcement.

Kara Lynn Grate, 31, Mattix Road, Lisbon, is charged with domestic violence and two counts of endangering children, all fourth-degree felonies. On Sept. 10, Grate allegedly harmed a 7-year-old child and put that child and another 7-year-old child in her care at risk, when Grate has a prior conviction in Barberton Municipal Court for both domestic violence and child endangering in 2015.

Christopher A. Parker, also known as Chris, 56, North Pearl Street, Columbiana, is charged with aggravated menacing, a misdemeanor, for allegedly causing David J. Bandy to believe he would seriously harm him on July 28.

Dorian Thomas Lowery, 45, also known as Dorian Lowrey, 45, Enon Valley, Pa., is charged with violating a protection order for allegedly going to a home in Unity Township on Sept. 15.

Cody A. Lawson, 24, Berlin Center, is charged with trespassing in a habitation, a fourth-degree felony, misdemeanor charges of obstructing official business, failure to comply with an order or signal of a police officer, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and resisting arrest. On Sept. 17, lawson allegedly went into the Sixth Street, Salem, home of Taira Scullion, and used a 2012 KIA Soul without the consent of the owner Jo Marie Broffman.

Brad A. Symanski, 42, Youngstown, is charged with a fifth-degree felony, breaking and entering charge for allegedly trespassing into Tropical Nails, Dresden Avenue, East Liverpool, on Sept. 18.


Today's breaking news and more in your inbox

I'm interested in (please check all that apply)

Starting at $4.39/week.

Subscribe Today