Court News

LISBON — A Salem woman pleaded guilty as charged to meth possession charges last week in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court.

Candace L. Fraser, 30, of West Wilson Street, is scheduled to be sentenced on March 27 after pleading guilty to aggravated drug possession charges. She was found in possession of methamphetamine on March 30, 2018.

In related news, two secret indictments issued by the county grand jury were served last week. William J. Ayers, 36, of Canton, was served with an indictment charging him with aggravated drug possession involving meth from May 2018. He was served while in the Stark County Jail.

Richard E. Kaufman IV, 35, Leetonia Road, Leetonia, was served with an indictment charging him with two counts of aggravated drug possession and one count of possessing LSD. He was allegedly found with the drugs in June 2018.


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