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Police and Court Reports

POLICE REPORTS

LISBON — A van and pickup truck belonging to Robert Deprilla, East High Street, were entered Saturday night. A change purse was stolen from the one and loose change from the ashtray in the other. Deprilla reported hearing the dog bark about 1 a.m. and thought he could hear a vehicle door ...

Salineville man hurt in tractor rollover

Staff Report SALINEVILLE — A state Route 644 man was flown by medical helicopter to an area hospital after the tractor he was operating rolled over on him at 11:24 a.m. Monday. Village Police Chief Matt Devlin said the accident occurred just outside of town at the Jerry Rhodes residence. ...

Salem man sentenced to community control for 2017 gun violation

LISBON —Clint A. Myers, 36, South Union Avenue, Salem, was sentenced in Common Pleas Court to four years intensive community control for improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle. Myers had a loaded 9-millimeter semi-automatic firearm in a tote bag within arms reach of him in the ...

Wellsville man charged with drug possession

LISBON — Nicholas S. Faulk, 29, Independence Square, Wellsville, was served a secret indictment, issued by the grand jury in September and charging Faulk with possession of drugs for crack cocaine allegedly in his possession on June 24, 2017. Dewaylon R. Bruton, 34, Youngstown, was served a ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — In County Municipal Court, Austin M. Boots, 21, Pinetree Circle, East Palestine, was bound over to the grand jury on charges of criminal damaging and trespassing into a habitation for allegedly kicking a glass door, shattering it and damaging the screen at an East Friend Street, ...

SALEM FIRE

— Firefighters were called at 7:54 p.m. Sunday to the 2100 block of Monroe where the electricity was out and there was a possible problem with a transformer. Upon arrival, a fuse had blown on a transformer. Ohio Edison was notified of the issues. No hazard was present.

HIGHWAY PATROL

— Kaleb Bailey Messersmith, 19, Salem, was eastbound on state Route 154 in Middleton Township at 8:13 p.m. Thursday and went off the left side into a guardrail, a utility pole, and over an embankment. He was cited for failure to control. — Terry L. Radcliff, 48, Columbiana, was ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Deputies checked on a person at a Fairfield School Road home in Fairfield Township at 5:26 a.m. Saturday and found the person to be fine. — A Case Road, Knox Township, man reported his dog was stolen at 2:38 p.m. Sunday. It was determined to be a civil issue and the two people were ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Gretchen and Robert Heckathorn, East Palestine, et al., vs. Jack A. Maine, Ellwood City, Pa., et al., excess of $25,000 sought for alleged injuries and damages from a traffic crash at the on and off ramp interchange of U.S. 30 and state Route 7 in East Liverpool. Discover Bank vs. ...

POLICE REPORTS

PERRY TWP. — Police responded at 2:22 a.m. Monday to the 1100 block of West Perry Street for a suspicious vehicle running in a driveway. Police determined the vehicle belonged to the person who lived there and that he had fallen asleep in the vehicle. Police spoke with him and he said he ...

Salem-area man gets one more chance to leave his ex alone

LISBON — John Yerkey, a 45-year-old Salem man with a history of violating protection orders, was given a final opportunity to show his behavior has changed and placed on four years of community control for two counts of violating a protection order. “Mr. Yerkey, this is your last ...

Police Reports

SALEM REPORTS — Police were called to an 2875 E. State St., for a possible overdose at 4:30 p.m. Saturday. A woman in the passenger seat of the vehicle was awake, but confused. Dawn Dittmer, 56, Ellwood City, Pa., was transported to Salem Regional Medical Center and later charged with ...

Highway Patrol

— James C. Johnson, 25, state Route 7, Columbiana, was northbound on state Route 558 in Salem Township at 6:03 p.m. May 10, when he began negotiating a curve to the left, but went off the right side of the roadway and struck a guardrail. The vehicle entered a stream and the lower half of the ...

MARKET REPORTS

Damascus Livestock Auction Quotations Tuesday May 14, 2019 Hogs – Receipts 5 Head No. 1’s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $52 No. 2’s & 3’s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $35 Sows 300 to 500 lbs. $20 to $30 Sows 500 to 650 lbs. $20 to $32 Boars $3 to $5 Light Boars $3 to ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — A May 23 preliminary hearing was set for Brandon M. Huff, 24, Minerva, charged with domestic violence for allegedly pushing his eight-week pregnant girlfriend, Ciara White, and biting here on the shoulder on Thursday. Justin Smith, 35, East Washington Street, Lisbon, was bound over ...

PROPERTY TRANSFERS

Butler Township Nicholas Bryan to Jarrett and Ladine Gfeller, property on U.S. Route 63; gift. Paula Wise to Craig and Jessica Crider, 2.3 acres on McCann Road; $4,500. John Toole to Mike Mambourg and Anna Valenti, home and 1.3 acres on Mountz Road; $139,900. Center Township George ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — Police at 2:29 a.m. Friday assisted the Ohio State Highway Patrol on a traffic stop on South Ellsworth near Snyder Road where the driver gave consent to a search of the vehicle. Officers stood by until the search was complete due to multiple people in the vehicle. — Police ...

Beloit man gets 6 month sentence for possession

LISBON — Ronald L. Handy, 46, Fifth Street, Beloit, was sentenced in Common Pleas Court to six months incarceration for charges of six counts of possession of drugs, a charge of carrying a concealed weapon and a possession of drug paraphernalia charge. On Aug. 23, 2016, Handy had traces of ...

Leetonia woman charged with drug possession

LISBON — Ramona J. Richoz, 34, Chestnut Street, Leetonia, was served a secret indictment for a possession of drugs charge for allegedly having methamphetamines on Oct. 4, 2017. The indictment was issued by the grand jury in April.

HIGHWAY PATROL

—Taylor Stevens, 25, of Lisbon, was cited for failure to stop an assured cleared distance after her F-150 struck the Mariner in front her, which was being driven by Mark W. Bates, 35, of Lisbon. The accident occurred on U.S. Route 30 in Elkrun Township at 10:38 a.m. May 11 as Bates slowed to ...