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Police and Court Reports

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — In county Municipal Court, Cory Micheal Shilling, 28, Navarre, was sentenced to 60 days in jail with credit for eight days served, fined $2,100 and required 40 hours community service for OVI third offense, driving under OVI suspension, a seat belt violation, failure to control and ...

Salem man pleads guilty to possession

LISBON — Bradley J. Bowlin, 39, North Ellsworth Avenue, Salem, pleaded guilty in Common Pleas Court to aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, and was placed on a three-year intervention in lieu of conviction treatment plan. Bowlin had methamphetamines on March 28, 2020.

CORRECTION

East Palestine councilman Flay Stewart did not vote against a wage increase for the Teamsters Union and administrative assistant/council clerk as was reported in Wednesday’s edition. Stewart voted in favor.

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Deputies assisted the Negley Volunteer Fire Department at a home on Pancake-Clarkson Road, Middleton Township, at 1:57 a.m. Wednesday. The person was awake and cooperative and transported to East Liverpool City Hospital. — A fight was reported at a Hillcrest Road, Yellow Creek Township, ...

Felony rape charges dismissed

LISBON — In county Common Pleas Court, a charge of rape and four counts of gross sexual imposition against Nelson H. Walter, 82, South Avenue, Salem, were dismissed. According to court documents, one evaluation found him incompetent to stand trial and a second evaluation could not be ...

Common Pleas Court

New Cases Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. vs. Jillian L. Parker, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Woodland Avenue, Salem. Robert Bailey, East Liverpool, and Erica Atkins-Holshue, Lisbon, divorce sought.

Municipal Court

LISBON — A Jan. 21 pretrial was set in county Municipal Court for Robert H. Spaulding, 30, South Market Street, East Palestine, charged with carrying a concealed weapon for allegedly walking on railroad property belonging to Norfolk Southern in Leetonia on Monday while having a large-handled ...

Sheriff’s Office

— A man reported a catalytic converter was stolen from a pickup he owns while it was parked near state Route 164, Wayne Township. — A Dutchtown School Road, Elkrun Township, woman reported someone knocked on the front door at 4:01 a.m. Tuesday and the motion lights came on. Deputies ...

Highway Patrol

— Paul Anthony, 76, of East Liverpool, struck a deer while driving on state Route 11 in Madison Township at 8:10 a.m. Monday. — Monica L. Sprouse, 23, of New Cumberland, W.Va., struck a deer while driving on U.S. Route 30 in East Liverpool on Saturday. — David A. McCoy, 17, of Beloit, ...

Police

LISBON — A caller reported Jan. 6 there was a man in a window of a West Washington Street house yelling for help. Police arrived at the house and the man said he had been sleeping and denied knocking on the window or asking for help. Police asked if they could check the house anyway and ...

Niles man charged with cocaine trafficking

LISBON — De’Arron J. Mitchell, also known as AJ, 30, Niles, was served a secret indictment charging him with trafficking in cocaine, a third-degree felony, and trafficking in counterfeit controlled substances, a fifth-degree felony. Mitchell allegedly was selling more than 10 grams of ...

Common Pleas Court

New Cases Chancellor Hannum, East Liverpool, vs. Michael E. Reynolds, Lisbon, excess of $25,000 sought for alleged injuries from a vehicle collision reportedly on Dec. 20, 2015 on County Road 428 in St. Clair Township in Butler County. Melissa L. Sadler, Salem, and Dustin R. Sadler, Salem, ...

Police Reports

PERRY TWP. — Police responded for an unruly juvenile at 8:48 p.m. Sunday in the 1000 block of Prospect where a parent said a juvenile wasn’t listening and wouldn’t go to bed. Officers told the juvenile to go to their room and go to sleep and the juvenile listened. — A domestic was ...

Sheriff’s Office

— Deputies responded to an alarm inside a garage door on Florence Drive, Yellow Creek Township, at 6:42 a.m. Monday, but found the doors and windows to be secure. Deputies rang the doorbell, but no one responded. — A vehicle was reported on County Airport Road, Madison Township, pulling ...

Lisbon man gets 3 years community control for not reporting address

LISBON — In Common Pleas Court, Douglas Eugene Gill, 39, East Lake Road, Lisbon, was placed on three years community control for failure to provide notice of a change of address, a second-degree felony. Gill, who has a conviction in Texas for indecency with a child in 2009, failed to alert ...

EL man sentenced to 18 months in prison on drug-related charges

LISBON — Todd A. Hawthorne, 38, Garner Avenue, East Liverpool, was sentenced to 18 months in prison on drug-related charges, after Common Pleas Court Judge Scott Washam denied his request to withdraw his guilty pleas. Defense attorney Joseph King said he spoke to Hawthorne recently in East ...

Sebring man faces prison for OVI count

KNOX TOWNSHIP — A 49-year-old Sebring man is facing prison time pending action in court on a drunken driving charge. According to the highway patrol, troopers stopped a 2008 Jeep Wrangler for a speeding violation on U.S. 62 west of Salem shortly after 1 a.m. Saturday. The driver, Jeffery ...

Police Reports

SALEM — An officer responded at 5:45 a.m. Friday to investigate a noise complaint in the 1900 block of Maple Street. Nothing was found. — A family member was cleaning a deceased family member’s residence sometime before 10:38 a.m. Friday in the 300 block of West Fourth Street, when ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — A Jan. 21 preliminary hearing and pretrial was set in County Municipal Court for Jeffrey L. Harper, 49, Lake Park Boulevard, Sebring, charged with four counts of third-degree felony OVI alcohol or drugs, as well as misdemeanor citations of driving under suspension and speeding after ...

Man gets 8 years in prison for sex crime

LISBON — An East Liverpool man was sentenced to eight years in prison for sexually abusing an 8-year-old boy over a period of months. Shane Everson, 34, Pennsylvania Avenue, East Liverpool, gave no statement before he was sentenced on charges of sexual battery, a second-degree felony, and ...