LISBON - Lennell L. Walton, 33, Columbus, was sentenced in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court to 12 months in prison with credit for 89 days already served. Walton pleaded guilty on Tuesday for failure to comply with the order of a police officer. Court documents state Walton fled Patrolman Chris Davis of the St. Clair Township police, driving at high rates of speed and in opposing lanes of travel.
Paul J. Kern Jr., 32, Wood Street, East Palestine, was sentenced to 10 months in prison for complicity to burglary. The sentence is to run consecutively to a sentence in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court. He was credited here with 30 days served. In this county, Kern reportedly assisted two others in the burglary of the home of Doug Smith, College Street, Rogers on Nov. 18, 2011.
Cathleen H. Smail, 51, Campbell, was sentenced to 20 days in the county jail after she was found in violation of her intervention in lieu of conviction for receiving stolen property. The intervention is dishonorably terminated. According to court documents, Smail in October 2007 took a purse belonging to Janice Oyer and containing both a credit card and Mountaineer Resort swipe card.
Craig Urbach, 21, Metz Road, New Waterford, was sentenced to an indefinite term at the Eastern Ohio Correctional Center and a term of four years probation for complicity to burglary and complicity to safecracking. On June 30, 2011 Urbach reportedly assisted another man, Jonathan P. Cunningham, by driving him to the home of Glenn Wells, Alderlick Road, Wellsville, and waiting for him to return with guns and helping him hide items stolen from a safe within the house.