Police and Court Reports

Two charged in EP drug raid

EAST PALESTINE — Two people were charged following a Friday drug raid at an apartment house on West Martin Street. Jason Yates, 38, and Mary Beth Shuman, 36, were both charged with possessing drug paraphernalia, but other charges are expected to be filed against them and other suspects once ...

Sheriff’s Office

— Deputies were asked by their counterparts from another sheriff’s office to check a residence on Grafton Road, Salem Township, for a person they were trying to get in contact with as part of an investigation there. Deputies went to the residence after 4 p.m. Saturday but no one was home.

POLICE REPORTS

PERRY TOWNSHIP — Township officers, along with Salem Police, responded to the 400 block of Benton Road at 9:29 p.m. Friday for a burglary in progress and found the front door of the residence had been recently forced open. Officers made entry and found four people inside the residence, with ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Peggy Eyard, Peace Valley Road, Middleton Township, reported Sept. 17 her neighbor’s dogs keeps coming into her yard and defecating. — McKenzie Garrett, Taylor Avenue, New Waterford, woman reported her ex continues to write her on Facebook despite there being a protection order in ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

— Jack Barnhouse, 52, East Clark Street, East Palestine, was cited for failure to yield after he backed out of a private driveway, striking a vehicle driven by Briawnna Davis, 22, Duke Vodrey Road, East Liverpool, on state Route 154 in Middleton Township at 4:58 p.m. Thursday. — Kyle ...

FIRE REPORT

SALEM — Firefighters were called at 6:42 p.m. Friday to the area of East Seventh Street and Sulea Drive for a tree that fell that might have hit a gas line. No hazards were found. The tree was removed from the road and the street department was advised.

REAL ESTATE

Butler Township Jeff and Karen Biery to Craig and Barri Vavrock, home and 5.6 acres on Misty Morning Lane; $355,000. East Liverpool Robert and Joyce Berdine to Mike and Lisa Shontz, home on Lisbon Street; $130,000. JP Morgan Chase Bank to Eric Pearson, home at 854 St. George St.; ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

— A trooper was sitting stationary at 8:35 a.m. Monday observing traffic at state Route 170 in St. Clair Township when he reported seeing a truck without a front license plate and the driver without a seat belt. As he began following it, the trailer behind the truck reportedly went into the ...

East Liverpool man charged with failure to register address

LISBON — A secret indictment was served to Lucas L. Sims, 33, Thompson Avenue, East Liverpool, who is charged with failure to register an address, which he is reportedly required to do after a January 2018 conviction for gross sexual imposition. At the time, Sims had been sentenced to 18 ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — Ignacio Rios, 27, Cleveland, waived his right to a preliminary hearing in Columbiana County Municipal Court. Rios is charged with failure to comply with the orders or signals of a police officer after he alleged refused to stop starting on Millrock Road and continued on several roads ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— James Soliday, Bayard Road, West Township, reported at 7:17 p.m. Thursday his ex-girlfriend came to his home, causing problems, and he wanted her to leave. She did eventually leave and there were no problems. — Deputies were asked to come to a North Shore Drive, Knox Township, location ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Huntington National Bank vs. Kris A. Cunningham, East Liverpool, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Orchard Grove Avenue, East Liverpool. Connie S. Low, Lisbon, vs. Columbiana County Educational Service Center, et al., appeal sought of workers’ compensation ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — Officers responded to a 900 block South Avenue home at 3:01 p.m. Thursday where the resident reported his neighbor had been cutting down a tree the prior day and that the tree had apparently rolled down the hill overnight, damaging his garage. — Officers responded to the 1600 ...

SALEM FIRE CALLS

— The fire department responded to a 500 block East Pershing Street business at 7:17 p.m. Thursday in reference to a fire alarm. The owner said there was no fire and did not know why the alarm sounded. The alarm panel showed an alarm, but the horns and strobes did not activate. They checked ...

Former St. Clair police sergeant faces burglary, theft in office charges

LISBON — A former St. Clair Township police sergeant is facing seven felony charges including theft in office. Joseph G. Brophey, 57, St. Clair Avenue, East Liverpool, resigned his position on the department on Feb. 23, 2016, two days after one of the charges he is facing, a burglary ...

SHERIFF’S OFFCIE

— Mabel Woolf, Depot Road, Lisbon, reported at 10:13 a.m. Wednesday she is being evicted from her trailer and was given 14 days by the court to vacate the premises. Wednesday was the 14th day and as she was taking thing out, the landlord reported drove past and called her a “dirty bum” ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

— Zachary D. Yoho, 31, Columbia Street, Leetonia, was northbound on Kelly Park Drive in Fairfield Township at 11:13 a.m. Sunday when a vehicle driven by Kyle E. Buhecker, 29, Boardman, who was southbound, went left of center and struck a trailer Yoho was towing. Yoho went off the right side ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Salem Community Hospital vs. Susan and Lowell Phillis, Wellsville, $31,436 plus interest sought. Federal National Mortgage Association vs. James and Heather Secrest, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Hearthside Drive, Salem. Joyce Lawson, Alliance, vs. Jerry Phillips, ...

POLICE REPORTS

PERRY TWP. — Jeremy Nixon, of Akron, was cited for a marked lanes violation, drug possession (marijuana) and drug paraphernalia (marijuana) after a traffic stop at 7:38 p.m. Wednesday on North Ellsworth Avenue at J. Wilson Drive. Upon contact with the driver, the officer noticed an odor of ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — In Columbiana Count Municipal Court, Zealand David Foster Lewis, 18, Cleveland Street, Salem, was bound over to the Columbiana County Common Pleas Court grand jury on a charge of failure to verify residence address. Lewis reportedly is required to register as a Tier I sex offender ...