LISBON - In Columbiana County Municipal Court on Friday, three Wellsville residents appeared on various charges of animal cruelty, including two people from the same home.
An Oct. 7 pretrial was set for Phillip S. Stesprit, 44, Main Street, Wellsville, and an Oct. 14 pretrial was set for Kerry S. Cox, 39, Main Street, Wellsville, both cited with three counts of cruelty to animals. They are accused of leaving a pit bull mix, an English mastiff and a sharpei mix without water and with limited access to food, including having two of the dogs locked in a bedroom together with urine and feces.
An Oct. 7 pretrial was set for Melanie K. Wood, 33, Commerce Street, Wellsville, cited with three counts cruelty to animals for allegedly having both a kitten and a puppy confined in a basement without sufficient food and water, along with a deceased kitten.
Randy Hill, 53, West Main Street, New Waterford, was fined $180 for possession of marijuana, open container and a turn signal violation.
Aaron B. Wilcox, 31, Ashtabula, was fined $130 for driving under suspension and speeding.
James J. Tanner, 34, Pennsylvania Avenue, East Liverpool, was fined $100 and had his license suspended for six months for possession of marijuana.
Raymond L. Peters, 59, Duck Creek Road, Salem, was fined $50 for open container in a motor vehicle.
William D. Dinsio, 34, Woodland Avenue, Salem, was fined $20 for a barking dog.
A Sept. 2 pretrial was set for Paul D. Reed, 46, Sumerduck, Va., cited with OVI first offense, lane violations, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and open container.
A Sept. 22 pretrial was set for Rashod Perry, 18, Youngstown, cited with OVI first offense, driving under FRA suspension and speeding.
A Sept. 25 pretrial was set for Desiree L. Ingledue, 20, Park Avenue, East Palestine, cited with obstructing official business for allegedly attempting to stop the Columbiana County Drug Task Force serving a search warrant at her home on Thursday.
A Sept. 30 pretrial was set for Brian McCaslin, 38, West Perry Street, Salem, cited with OVI first offense and tail lights violation.
An Oct. 2 pretrial was set for Anne M. Dingman, 51, Vine Street, Salem, cited with OVI first offense, driving without a valid license and failure to control.
An Oct. 7 pretrial was set for Christopher J. Hum, 42, Continental Drive, Salem, cited with passing bad checks for allegedly writing a check for $158 to the clerk of courts, which was returned for insufficient funds.
An Oct. 10 pretrial was set for Kyle E. Melott, 19, last known address state Route 164, Leetonia, charged with menacing for allegedly threatening to knock Allen Dickens to the ground, calling him expletives, making additional threats while throwing a pair of sunglasses to the ground and claiming he would break Dickens' nose.
A driving under FRA suspension citation against Tiona Lynn Jones, 32, Columbus, was dismissed due to having a valid Florida license and an insurance error by the BMV.