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Police and Court Reports

Salem man charged with possession

LISBON — Eric L. Jordan, 42, West Pidgeon Road, Salem, was served a secret indictment charging him with possession of a fentanyl-related compound, for drugs he allegedly had in his possession on Nov. 1. The indictment was issued by the grand jury in July. Raymond L. Cox, 32, Industry, Pa., ...

Wellsville woman pleads guilty to drug possession

LISBON — In Common Pleas Court, Sara J. McGonigal, 37, Main Street, Wellsville, was found eligible for intervention in lieu of conviction, pleaded guilty to aggravated possession of drugs and was placed on a three-year intervention plan. On July 15, 2018, McGonigal had oxycodone. William T. ...

SALEM FIRE CALLS

— Firefighters received a call at 12:10 p.m. Tuesday for a possible electrical fire at a residence on West 10th Street. A resident said smoke was coming from a washing machine on the second floor. Crews found the washing machine’s belts overheated. The belts were removed and windows opened ...

POLICE REPORTS

PERRY TWP. — A township officer at 2:06 a.m. Tuesday checked on a Salem officer on a traffic stop on Jennings Avenue near West Second after learning people in the vehicle may have been involved in a domestic. The officer stayed until no longer needed. — A suspicious person was reported ...

EL man charged with harming child

LISBON — Thomas Clarence Browning, 37, St. George Street, East Liverpool, was served a secret indictment charging him with felonious assault and endangering children, both second-degree felonies. On March 11, Browning allegedly caused physical harm to a 2-year-old child. Browning is further ...

POLICE REPORTS

LISBON — A county Emergency Management Agency employee reported Thursday finding a bottle of liquid with tin foil in the parking lot behind the former Bad Frogs. Chief Mike Abraham identified it as a bomb made from The Works toilet bowl cleaner that can explode once shaken and placed in ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — A Sept. 17 preliminary hearing and pretrial was set for county Municipal Court Dylan Young, 18, Youngstown, charged with improper handling of firearms in a motor vehicle for allegedly having a loaded gun between the driver’s seat and the center console during a traffic stop on ...

PATROL

— Logan F.J. McNicol, 21, of Lisbon, was cited for assured clear distance and operating on a suspended license when he struck the rear of Debra L. Skerlec-Caylor, 51, of Salem, on state Route 164 in Center Township at 4:20 p.m. Wednesday. — Cody Campbell, 26, of Lisbon, was cited for ...

POLICE REPORTS

Salem — A child trapped in a seat belt was cut out of it at 6:09 p.m. Aug. 1 in the 600 block of Deming Street. — Juveniles knocking on doors were reported at 7:08 p.m. Aug. 1 in the 900 block of West Pershing Street. — Police received a call regarding an unwanted subject at 7:26 ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Deputies responded to ATV complaints at 5:20 p.m. Friday in the 32000 block of Wooddale Drive and at 2:17 a.m. Sunday in the 2700 block of Cunningham Road. — A woman called to report at 1:55 p.m. Thursday that her 12-year-old son is yelling at her in the 22000 block of U.S. Route 30. ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— A domestic dispute was reported at a Randal Road, Hanover Township, home at 11:57 a.m. Sunday. The man there told deputies Nickole Hoschar had assaulted him and chased him around with a pair of scissors. The 22-year-old Hoschar was taken into custody and charged with domestic ...

POLICE REPORTS

Salem — Loud people were reported at 3:51 a.m. Friday in the 900 block of Franklin. They decided to go inside upon talking with police. — Officers at 2:03 a.m. Friday checked on a male they saw limping in the 300 block of North Ellsworth Avenue. He was highly intoxicated and said he ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— The president of the county airport authority board reported July 23 they became aware of a drag-racing event being advertised on Facebook as being held at the airport on Aug. 15-16. The board was not aware of the event, nor would it ever gives its approval. The “Ohio versus The World” ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

— McKenzie Garrett, 20, Taylor Avenue, New Waterford, was cited for failure to control after she drove off the right side of the road, striking a mail box, ditch and large pile of rocks on Unity Line Road in Unity Township at 5:57 p.m. July 25. She declined treatment from the ambulance crew ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — In county Municipal Court, James A. Huntting, 36, Trentvale Street, East Liverpool, was fined $1.300, had his license suspended for three years and sentenced to 30 days in jail for OVI third offense and reckless operation. Jordan N. McMillan, 25, Fairfield School Road, Columbiana, ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Michael S. Long Jr. of East Palestine v. Village of East Palestine and Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation; appeal of claim denial.. Kandi L. Hall of Negley and Grady Hall Jr. of Columbiana; dissolution sought. John Newlin of East Liverpool v. Vonda Newlin of East Liverpool; ...

GRAND JURY

BOARDMAN — An East Liverpool man was arrested by U.S. Marshals at his workplace here Thursday morning on charges of felonious assault and endangering children. According to WKBN First News, 37-year-old Thomas Browning is charged with hurting a 2-year-old boy. He was indicted last month on ...

SALEM POLICE REPORTS

Salem — Police were called at 10:20 a.m. Thursday to the 2300 block of East State Street for a complaint of an RV parked in a lot that blocks the loading bays at night. The occupant said he was in the lot to be near the store for ongoing projects. He was told he’s not in violation at this ...

POLICE REPORTS

Perry Township — A loud noise described possibly as a gun shot was reported at 12:31 a.m. Wednesday in the 1200 block of East Pidgeon Road. Police were unable to locate anything. An officer spoke with the manager of Circle K on South Lincoln Avenue to ask about any loud noises. She was ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

— Daniel P. Brown, 42, Union Street, Columbiana, was cited for OVI, failure to control and leaving the scene of an accident after going off the road while driving on Middleton Road in Fairfield Township at 11:50 p.m. Tuesday. Brown reportedly went off the right side of the road and struck a ...