LISBON - A Youngstown man was sentenced to prison on a burglary charge during action this week in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court.
Dwaylin M. Jenkins, 22, was sentenced by Judge Scott Washam to nine months in prison after he pleaded guilty to burglarizing the home of Elton Elliott, Franklin Avenue, Salem, in 2010. Jenkins reportedly hid in a closet until the house was empty and then forced his way into a padlocked bedroom and stole prescription medication, cash, jewelry and a video recorder.
He received credit off his sentence for 34 days spent in the county jail.
In other court action, Harold Moore, 35, of Alliance, pleaded guilty to six counts of passing bad checks and is scheduled to be sentenced on Jan. 25.
Jonathan P. Cunning, 21, of Youngstown, pleaded guilty as charged to burglary and safecracking, and he is scheduled to be sentenced on Jan. 17.
Andrew W. Foster, 20, West Main Street, Salineville, pleaded guilty as charged to breaking and entering and possessing criminal tools, and he is scheduled to be sentenced on Jan. 17.
Warren W. Seitz, 47, West Perry Street, Salem, was sentenced to four years' probation after pleading guilty to two counts of complicity to trafficking in drugs. Seitz twice participated in the sale of crack cocaine in Salem in May 2011 to a confidential informant working with the county drug task force.