Police and Court Reports

COURT NEWS

LISBON — In Common Pleas Court, Doris A. Bishop, 83, Lang Street, East Liverpool, pleaded guilty to complicity to theft, a first-degree misdemeanor and a lesser included offense of the five counts of complicity to theft, fifth-degree felonies she was initially charged. Bishop was placed on ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— A Miller Road, Fairfield Township, resident reported at 3:04 p.m. Tuesday someone entered an unoccupied home she owns and took the dog outside. She found the dog on the porch and a note on the front door from someone who said they believed the dog was being kept in a home which was not ...

FIRE REPORTS

SALEM — Firefighters were called at 5:35 a.m. Wednesday to the 300 block of Rea Drive for a live bat in a house. They found the bat and removed it. — Firefighters responded at 3:26 p.m. Tuesday to a commercial fire alarm activation at a location in the Salem Plaza, with nothing showing ...

Man killed by train in East Liverpool

EAST LIVERPOOL—An East Liverpool man was killed Tuesday morning after being hit and struck by a train. According to an incident report, East Liverpool police responded at 4:22 a.m. to the 800 block of West 8th Street near Robertson’s Heating and Cooling, after callers received a call from ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — Police responded at 3:19 a.m. Tuesday to Salem Regional Medical Center for a combative patient, but found the patient had calmed down. Officers were no longer needed. — Loud persons were reported at 1:57 a.m. Tuesday in the 600 block of East Third Street where a caller said a ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— A Campbell Road, Hanover Township, woman reported at 8:54 a.m. Monday she noticed on Friday her mailbox appeared tilted and not standing up right. It was still there on Sunday, but on Monday the mailbox was missing. — A Crestview Road man reportedly had cut his wrists and had a firearm ...

East Rochester man gets prison for sex with minor

LISBON—William A.A. Poteet, who also goes by Alex, 21, Mountz Road, East Rochester, was sentenced in Common Pleas Court to four years and nine months in prison for felonious assault and unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, a fourth-degree felony. A charge of gross sexual imposition was ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — In County Municipal Court, Kara I. Kramp, 18, Fair Avenue, Salem, was bound over to the Common Pleas Court grand jury on a burglary charge for allegedly entering the home of Kevin McCormick, Main Street, Leetonia, along with other co-defendants, without the owner’s permission on ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Trudy Mae Quarterman, Wellsville, vs. Walmart Stores East LP, et al., excess of $25,000 plus interest sought for alleged injuries caused by a fall from a chair in National Vision Inc. business in the Calcutta Walmart. Deborah Carbone, Boardman, widow of Mario Carbone, vs. Mohammad ...

COURT NEWS

LISBON — Richard C. Brendlinger Jr., 46, East Third Street, Salem, was sentenced to four years in prison for possession of drugs and endangering children. He was credited with 49 days served in jail. On Aug. 8, 2018, Brendlinger was found to have 344 grams of methamphetamines, which he had ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Claudia E. Johnson-Brown, East Liverpool, vs. the Ohio Department of Public Safety Bureau of Motor Vehicles, appeal sought of license suspension. Witmer’s Feed and Grain, Inc. vs. Tom Colpetzer, et al., $16,038 plus interest sought for alleged debt owed. United Ohio Insurance ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — Kaleb D. Brown, 19, Columbia Street, Leetonia, waived his right to a preliminary hearing in County Municipal Court for charges of burglary and receiving stolen property. He was bound over to the Common Pleas Court grand jury. Brown is accused of entering the home of Kevin McCormick, ...

POLICE REPORTS

LISBON —A complaint of dogs running loose on West Washington Street was received at 2:37 p.m. Friday and one of them was struck by a vehicle. Christy Hoprich said the three canines escaped when she opened the door. The caller reported one of the dogs chased her and her daughter. —A ...

SHERIFF

— A woman at Paradise Lake Campground, West Township, reported at 4:32 a.m. Saturday someone was outside her camper and she believed they were going to burn it down. Deputies checked the area, but did not find anyone. — A Church Hill Road, Elkun Township, reported at 12:03 a.m. Sunday she ...

Family of teen who died trapped in vehicle sues

CINCINNATI (AP) — The family of a 16-year-old student who died trapped in a vehicle after a failed response to his two heartrending 911 calls sued the city of Cincinnati on Monday. The wrongful death lawsuit filed in Hamilton County charges the city, two 911 center employees, two police ...

Break-ins send New Springfield man to prison

LISBON — A New Springfield man who broke into two Unity Township buildings in May 2018 was sentenced to 17 months in prison on Monday by Common Pleas Court Judge Megan Bickerton. Dale L. Lowe, 28, last known address Unity Road, was sentenced on two counts of breaking and entering. One was ...

Police

SALEM — Brent L. Biggs, 42, of Beloit, was cited for failure to yield from a stop sign after he reportedly pulled into the path of a vehicle operated by Rebecca A. Encina, 42, of Washingtonville, resulting in an accident at the intersection of North Broadway and East Second Street at 11 ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — In Columbiana County Municipal Court Alan Michael Glover, 37, Salineville, was fined $250, given credit for one day served, placed on two years probation and required 40 hours community service for disorderly conduct. Todd A. Kirtley, 31, Lisbon, was fined $300, given credit for 50 ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Salem Regional Medical Center vs. Joseph Robb, Negley, $20,410.60 plus interest sought. Kurtis J. Williams, Boardman, and Shannon M. Williams, Youngstown, dissolution sought. Jordan Bolton-Fletcher, Chester, W.Va., vs. Frank Gardner, East Liverpool, child support ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — Police responded at 3:42 a.m. Friday to a juvenile issue in the 800 block of East Sixth Street where a man said his girlfriend was not letting his son leave with him. Officers found the son did not want to leave with him. Due to the fact that no one at the residence had any legal ...