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New Cases

Village of Salineville vs. Kevin Deems, Salineville, $4,384 plus interest sought for allegedly municipal income taxes due from 2014 through 2019.

Andrew L. Rose, East Liverpool, and Dawn Rose, East Liverpool, dissolution sought.

Ashley Barnhart, Homeworth, vs. Jacob Barnhart, Homeworth, divorce sought.

Tammy Sims, East Liverpool, vs. Terry A. Sims, Sr., Stockbridge, Ga., divorce sought.

Jessica Carroll, East Liverpool, vs. Joseph Yount, East Liverpool, divorce sought.

Melissa Crow, Wellsville, vs. Daniel Crow Sr., Wellsville, divorce sought.

Steven Christopher Tarka, Hanoverton, and Diane Marie Tarka, Salineville, dissolution sought.

Charles Stull, East Liverpool, vs. Nicole Stull, Wellsville, divorce sought.

Docket Entries

LoanCare, LLC vs. Mary Elizabeth Devine, property on Ohio Avenue, Salem, sold to Kevin Dill for $26,100.

Kent State University vs. Kristin N. Kornack, defendant ordered to pay plaintiff $3,869 plus interest and costs.

Robert Dornick, Wellsville, vs. Vinita Dornick, Mayfield Heights, divorce granted.

Kimberly Redmond, Lowellville, vs. Zachary Redmond, Rogers, divorce granted.

County Treasurer vs. Anthony Phillip Cook, et al., property on Prospect Street, East Liverpool, sold to Nathan A.M. Boyd for $1,179.

County Treasurer vs. Alan E. Bowers, et al., property on Seigler Road, Salineville, sold to Kenneth and Michele Simballa for $14,000.

County Treasurer vs. Lyle J. Hall, et al., property on Main Street, Minerva, sold to Jill Whiteleather for $13,244.

County Treasurer vs. Mary Scafuti, et al., properties on Forest and Stewart Avenues, Columbiana, sold to Nancy Geho for $1,646.

County Treasurer vs. Mary E. McCullough, foreclosure ordered for property on Henry Avenue, Wellsville.

County Treasurer vs. Katherine R. Joy, et al., payment plan entered, case on hold.

Court News

LISBON — An East Liverpool man pleaded guilty to a charge involving the robbery of the BP Oil service station on Dresden Avenue on Nov. 30, 2019. Robert P. Blake II, 32, Thompson Avenue, pleaded guilty to robbery, a second-degree felony. He faces up to a 12-year prison term and a $15,000 fine. Sentencing is set for Feb. 8.

Jack R. Veon II, 42, Teegarden Road, Salem, pleaded guilty to aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. Sentencing is set for Feb. 8. Veon had meth on May 24, 2019.


LISBON — In county Municipal Court, Jason S. Ramsey, 19, Walnut Ridge, Salineville, was bound over to the grand jury on charges of aggravated robbery and tampering with evidence. On Nov. 2, Ramsey allegedly entered the Salem Memorial Building and threatened Steven Faber utilizing a hand-written note while threatening to stab and kill people he knows. He additionally is accused of brandishing a knife and telling Faber he would stab him if he did not take him to the bank and withdraw money for him. He then reportedly discarded the knife before police found him. Ramsey waived his right to a preliminary hearing.

Ramsey was further fined $1,700, credited with nine days in jail and sentenced to an additional 21 days in jail for fleeing and eluding, failure to comply with an ordinance or signal of a police officer, expired license, reckless operation, marked lanes, traffic control device violations and speeding from his actions on Sept. 15 when he fled from police in Leetonia leading to him crashing his vehicle, which ended up on its roof.

Paul R. McCowin, 67, Pancake-Clarkson Road, Rogers, was bound over to the grand jury on a charge of obstructing justice. McCowin is accused of helping to hide Ricardo Gonzalez, denying he had seen him in weeks when Gonzalez had been staying with him and used his phone to call for a ride.

A Jan. 7 pretrial was set for William Robert Beeson, 22, state Route 9, Salem, cited with OVI first offense, failure to stop after an accident and failure to control.

Anthony James Vaughn, 22, state Route 164, Salineville, was credited with four days in jail, sentenced to an additional two days in jail, fined $1,325, had his license suspended for a year, required to attend a three-day intervention program and ordered 40 hours community service for OVI first offense, driving under suspension, lighted lights required, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Andrew D. Conner, 25, Klinger Avenue NE, Alliance, was credited with nine days served, sentenced to an additional 11 days in jail and fined $500 for drug paraphernalia and four counts of criminal damaging for being found in Walmart while having several watches in the pockets of his pants, several pairs of jeans and a pair of black sunglasses in his shopping cart, as well as several Frisbees under his clothes, all which had the tags and packaging torn off on Feb. 6.

Brandon M. Huff, 26, Campbell Road, Hanoverton, was credited with 12 days served, sentenced to an additional 78 days in jail and fined $600 for failure to comply, obstructing official business, falsification, expired license, parking on a highway and two counts of theft. The obstructing official business charge was for fleeing on foot from police on Aug. 28 after he assaulted his girlfriend at Walgreens in Salem. One of the theft and the failure to comply charges were for fleeing from police traveling 23.5 miles reaching speeds of around 55 mph on Oct. 29, while driving a vehicle stolen from John A. White from the parking lot of Dunkin Donuts in Lisbon. The other count of theft was for having two knives, a sound bar, six to seven watches, a GPS Tom Tom and a back up camera belonging to White on Oct. 13. Finally, the falsification charge was for telling deputies a man held a knife to his neck while a woman and another man took multiple items from inside the home on Oct. 13.

A Jan. 11 pretrial was set for Lee E. Guterba, 60 Kelly Park Road, Leetonia, cited with criminal damaging for allegedly kicking an electrical box on the light pole of a neighbor’s property on Oct. 18.

Karlibeth N. Syder, 30, Toronto, was fined $245 for failure to control, driving under suspension and speeding.

A Dec. 14 pretrial was set for Sean D. Biggs, 24, Ellyson Road, Kensington, cited with driving under OVI suspension.


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