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Police and Court Reports

Salem woman appeals drug sentence

LISBON — A Salem woman recently sentenced to three years in prison for attempted manufacturing of meth has filed an appeal with the Seventh District Court of Appeals. Lori A. Whitman, 40, Salem-Alliance Road, Salem, was sentenced on Oct. 18 to three years in prison for attempted ...

POLICE REPORTS

SALEM — An alarm was reported at 5:03 a.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of South Lincoln Avenue, but the business was secure. — An officer at 12:17 a.m. Tuesday stopped a vehicle on Oak near Jefferson after watching it leave Centennial Park when the occupants saw the officer patrolling the ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— A neighbor dispute was reported at Burtview Place in Butler Township at 8:43 a.m. Tuesday. The woman said her neighbor was blowing leaves onto her property and she wanted a report on file. — A possible mental incident was reported at 11 p.m. Sunday. The woman told deputies she heard ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — In county Municipal Court, John Lewis Freeman, 46, Powhatan Point, was fined $1,225, had his license suspended for two years, required 40 hours community service and sentenced to 25 days in jail for OVI first offense, possession of marijuana, open container, marked lanes and failure ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Keybank vs. Henry A. Spack Jr., et al., foreclosure sought for property on Aetna Street, Salem. PHH Mortgage Corp. vs. Shirley J. Huddlestun, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Gladys Avenue, East Liverpool. Lakeview Loan Servicing LLC vs. Joshua L. Wilson, et al., ...

Man who shot at officer sentenced to seven years in prison

LISBON — A Liverpool Township man who shot at a police officer after drinking moonshine at the house and threatening to kill family in December, was sentenced in Common Pleas Court to seven years in prison. William P. Price, 60, Eighth Avenue, Lacroft, East Liverpool, told Judge Megan ...

Salem residents warned to lock vehicles after rash of break-ins

SALEM — The Salem Police Department is warning residents to lock their vehicles at all times after a rash of break-ins over the past few days. The department posted the warning on social media, with a picture of a sign that said “Beware, Do Not Tempt Thieves, Do Not Leave Valuables In ...

POLICE REPORTS

PERRY TOWNSHIP — Lee Knight, 23, of Salem, was taken into custody for an active warrant out of Columbiana County after police responded to the 1300 block of West State Street for a domestic dispute at 11:15 p.m. Sunday. He was turned over to a deputy and taken to jail. The dispute turned ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

— Jason Fitzsimmons, 44, was taken to the county jail for an assault on Friday. Deputies responded to a residency on Woodville Road in Fairfield Township for a domestic violence. The female victim wished to press charges after the assault which left visible marks. — Deputies responded to ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

— Lily A. Quetot, 17, of New Waterford, was cited for improper starting when she pulled forward and struck Elijah L. Riffle, 16, of East Liverpool, after they were both stopped at a red light on state Route 7 in Fairfield Township at 7:30 a.m. Friday.

MUNICIPAL COURT

LISBON — Eddie J. Robinson Jr., 25, Youngstown, who is wanted in Pennsylvania on homicide-related charges, signed a waiver of extradition on Monday in County Municipal Court. Robinson will be sent to Sharon, Pa., where he is charged with criminal homicide in relation to the home robbery and ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Jerry O. Pritchard, Butler, vs. New River Electrical Corp., appeal sought of worker’s compensation claim. Amanda Perkins, Salem, and Corey Perkins, Cuyahoga Falls, dissolution sought. Discover Bank vs. Donn Corban, Columbiana, $22,054 plus interest sought. Fifth Third Bank ...

GRAND JURY

LISBON — Six indictments issued by the Common Pleas Court grand jury were served during the weekend. Lee T. Knight, 23, Newgarden Avenue, Salem, is charged with burglary, a second-degree felony. On Aug. 27, 2018, Knight is accused of trespassing into a occupied home owned by Kathy Laughlin ...

FIRE REPORTS

SALEM — Firefighters were called at 1:08 p.m. Sunday to the 900 block of West Pershing for a residential power line down, caused by a tree pulling the service from the house. Ohio Edison was requested. The area was blocked until Ohio Edison arrived. — Firefighters were called at 6:11 ...

CORRECTION

Columbiana city council candidate Dan Dattilio works for Affinitiv, Inc., not Affinity, as reported in the weekend edition. Also, Columbiana is now using RITA to collect the city income tax, but the same story indicated the switch had yet to be made.

Big Oaker back in court, no extra time

LISBON — Antonio C. Fleming, the Euclid area man sentenced to 10 years in prison last week in connection to the Operation Big Oak case, offered an Alford plea to two additional charges on Monday and received four years of concurrent prison time. Fleming, 34, also known as Ya-O and Yayo, ...

POLICE reports

Salem — Justin King, 34, was taken into custody for a warrant at 5:26 on Friday. He was taken into custody without incident and turned over to a sheriff’s deputy. — Manuel Gurierrez, 25, was taken into custody for a warrant at 5:30 on Friday. He was taken into custody without incident ...

FIRE REPORTS

SALEM — Firefighters were requested at 9:13 a.m. Friday by a city hall employee to check the basement at city hall for a possible gas leak. A gas meter was used to measure levels and Columbia Gas was requested to respond. The boiler was red-tagged by Columbia Gas and shut off until repairs ...

REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS

Butler Township Raymond Gatrell Jr. et al to Raymond Gatrell Jr., manufactured home on state Route 9; $71,333. Columbiana Tan Ver Development LLC to Deborah Towns, .5 acres on Juniper Drive; $32,000. Tan Ver Development LLC to Lauren and Kurt Eisenbraun, .46 acres on Juniper Drive; ...