Court News

Pleas Court

New Cases Citizens Bank vs. Tammy Lynn McGhee, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Ohio Avenue, Salem. Amy S. Bailey, East Liverpool, and Robert N. Bailey, East Liverpool, dissolution sought. Docket Entries Ditech Financial LLC vs. Keith A. Grimm, et al., foreclosure ordered for ...

Court News

LISBON — Michael Arden Owens, 58, West Ninth Street, East Liverpool, pleaded guilty in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court to two counts of gross sexual imposition, both third degree felonies. On May 16, 2017, Owens sexually touched two girls under 13 years old with his hand and attempted to ...

Grand Jury

LISBON — Christopher E. Wiggins, 28, Cleveland, was served a secret indictment for two counts of possession of drugs with a forfeiture specification. On Jan. 9, Wiggins allegedly had cocaine and fentanyl, along with $2,960 believed derived or intended for use in drug-related crimes. The ...

Municipal

LISBON — In Columbiana County Municipal Court, John Yerkey, 44, Middletown Road, Salem, was bound over to the grand jury on two charges of violating a protection order. According to the charges, on Aug. 7, Jamie Dattilio, the person with a protection order against Yerkey, allegedly ...

ELO Court

EAST LIVERPOOL — In East Liverpool Municipal Court, Christopher M. Humphreys, 36, was fined $100 and was given 120 days jail for theft and criminal trespassing. Dustin M. Randolph, 30, Homewood Avenue, was fined $50 for fishing without a license. Robert W. Kennedy, 20, Desellem Road, ...

Pleas Court

New Cases John and Victoria White, Hanoverton, vs. Charles Kidder, also known as The Law Offices of Charley Kidder, Salem, excess of $25,000 sought for alleged negligent advice and alleged negligent representation. Kelly Burnette, East Palestine, vs. Tina Burnette, Beaver Falls, Pa., ...

Court News

LISBON — In Common Pleas Court, James R. Wilson, 22, East Main Street, East Palestine, was found eligible for intervention in lieu of conviction and was placed on a three-year plan. He pleaded guilty to breaking and entering and eight counts of theft. Wilson had trespassed in the garage of ...

Grand Jury

LISBON — Heather D. Lavella, 25, Jeannette, Pa., was served a secret indictment charged with three counts of endangering children. On March 15, March 22 and April 3, Lavella allegedly put a 4-year-old boy’s life in danger, resulting in serious physical harm to the child. The charges ...

Municipal

LISBON — In Columbiana County Municipal Court, a Sept. 24 pretrial was set for Michael J. Bansberg, 24, Girard, charged with OVI second offense, driving under OVI suspension, marked lanes and a seat belt violation. An Oct. 2 pretrial was set for Terri Lee Jones, 59, Georgetown Road, ...

ELO Court

EAST LIVERPOOL — In Municipal Court Tuesday, Ryan L. Pritt, 36, Lisbon Street, was sentenced to 20 jail days for driving under suspension and was found guilty of no motorcycle license and no safety equipment but not fined. A jury trial was set Oct. 18 for Joseph J. DeSarro, 24, Duke Vodrey ...