Court News

Pleas Court

New Cases Wells Fargo Bank vs. Rebecca L. Soules, et al., foreclosure sought for property on East Fifth Street, Salem. Louis Bassil, Austintown, vs. Ted A. Schuster, DDS, Salem, in excess of $25,000 sought for alleged negligence causing injury, pain, suffering and dental expenses. Fifth ...

Municipal

LISBON — A woman alleged to have been at the home outside of Wellsville where Scottie Johnson was murdered last week waived her right to to a preliminary hearing in Columbiana County Municipal Court on Thursday and was bound over to the grand jury on an obstructing official business ...

Municipal

LISBON — A March 30 preliminary hearing was set in Columbiana County Municipal Court for Timothy H. Lewis, 61, East Main Street, Salineville, charged with attempt. Lewis was allegedly rattling the door of the home of Dusty Haught on Tuesday, attempting to gain entrance to find his medication. ...

ELO Court

EAST LIVERPOOL — In Municipal Court Thursday, a Rogers area woman accused of taking advertising signs late last week from the Calcutta area pleaded no contest to two charges and was sentenced by Judge Melissa Byers Emmerling. Megan Jo Williams, 40, state Route 170, was fined $150, sentenced ...

Grand Jury

LISBON — Davon L. Johnson, also known as George and G, 31, Youngs-town, was served a secret indictment charged with possession of drugs and two counts of trafficking in drug. Johnson allegedly sold less than five grams of cocaine on May 21 and May 26, 2015. Additionally he reportedly was ...

Court News

LISBON — Richard L. McCarty Jr., 35, Forest Street, Lisbon, pleaded guilty in Common Pleas Court to possession of drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and six counts of receiving stolen property. He faces up to four years and 30 days, along with five-year licenses suspension and a $8,750 ...

Grand Jury

LISBON — Isaiah M. Matthews, 23, St. George Street, East Liverpool, was served a secret indictment for a possession of drugs charge, a first-degree felony, due to the amount of cocaine being at least 100 grams of cocaine. The charge includes a forfeiture specification for $41 in drug-related ...

ELO Court

EAST LIVERPOOL — In Municipal Court Wednesday, Justina M. DeSarro, 26, Akron, was fined $250, sentenced to 30 days, 28 suspended, and placed on probation two years for driving under suspension. Sentencing was scheduled March 23 for Jayson E. Vantilburg, 24, Duke-Vodrey Road, who pleaded not ...

MUNICIPAL

LISBON — A March 27 preliminary hearing was set in Columbiana County Municipal Court for Tyler Coe, 20, state Route 170, East Palestine, charged with felonious assault for allegedly choking his live-in girlfriend, Dakota Lockard, for about a minute causing her to lose consciousness during an ...

PLEAS COURT

New Cases Laura J. Brown of Lisbon and State Farm Fire & Casualty v. Milex Construction and Masonary of Youngstown; State Farm seeks $23,516 for claim it paid out over roof installation, with $1,000 being sought by Brown. Regional Finance Corp. v. William and Colleen Robinson of Salem; ...