The Courts

Common Pleas

New Cases

R. Allen Hodge, New Waterford, vs. Vickie Fowler, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Peace Valley Road, Rogers.

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

Tiffany L. Smith, Wellsville, and Jeremy R. Smith, East Liverpool, dissolution sought.

Docket Entries

Farmers National Bank vs. Estate of Cynthia E. Ayers, et al., property on Mill Street, Leetonia, sold for $44,000 to Mitchell and Sandy Medved.

PHH Mortgage Corp. vs. Shirley J. Huddlestun, et al., property on Gladys Avenue, East Liverpool, sold to the plaintiff for $11,620.

County Treasurer vs. Daniel R. Foreman, et al., foreclosure ordered for property on Springfield Road, Columbiana.

County Treasurer vs. Linda M. Howell, foreclosure ordered for property on Michigan Avenue, East Liverpool.

Melinda D. Jackson, Austintown, vs. Kurt M. Jackson, Salem, dissolution granted.

Melissa D. Casto, Canton, and Robert D. Casto II, Canton, dissolution granted.

Marriage Licenses

Charles Howard Smith, 68, Wellsville, laborer, and Theresa Rae Jones, 60, East Liverpool, retired.

Ayed Yousef Omaishat, 37, East Liverpool, cashier, and Wisal Saud Nahar Al-Sabeelah, 42, East Liverpool, school teacher.

Cory James Carr, 33, East Liverpool, order filler, and Aleasha Renee McKee, 32, East Liverpool, unemployed.

Michael Oliver Ingledue, 20, Hanoverton, maintenance Ventra Plastics, and Kaytlynn Opal Castle, 20, Hanoverton, barista Dunkin Donuts.

David S. Donohue, 35, Leetonia, landscape supervisor, and Shawna L. Purnell, 40, Leetonia, territory sales manager.

Court News

LISBON — In Common Pleas Court, Jaron D. Heard, 27, Cleveland, was sentenced to 12 months in prison for aggravated possession of drugs, possession of drugs and two counts of trafficking in drugs. Heard had 5.55 grams of cocaine located hidden in his buttocks on April 25, 2018. Then on May 25, 2018 he sold .35 grams of a powder containing both heroin and fentanyl to a confidential informant for $120 at a Steubenville Pike address. Then on May 2, 2018, heard had oxycodone in a prepared mixture.

Jakob L. Hendricks, 31, Lucretia Lane, Columbiana, pleaded guilty to aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, for having methamphetamines on May 20, 2018. He is facing up to 12 months in prison, a $2,500 fine and a possible five-year license suspension at his sentencing hearing on Jan. 21.

Charges of illegal use of supplemental nutrition program or WIC benefits and medicaid fraud against Sherry T. Jennings, state route 45, Lisbon, were dismissed on a motion of the prosecutor’s office.

William E. VanDyke III, 25, Wells Avenue, Wellsville, stipulated to violating the terms of his community control, which was then terminated. VanDyke had pleaded guilty to attempted possession of drugs in October 2018.

Charlie Robinson Perry II, 52, Central Avenue, East Liverpool, was placed on three years community control, which will include up to six months at the Eastern Ohio Correction Center. Perry had pleaded guilty to domestic violence in August for harming Tonya Rae Madison, a family or household member on Jan. 16.


LISBON –A Nov. 23 preliminary hearing and pretrial was set for Nicholas Allen Martin, 30, Poland, charged with felonious assault, a second-degree felony, and cited with prohibitions concerning companion animals for allegedly assaulting Tom Fitzgerald, for along with a co-defendant, Charles Louk, punching and kicking Fitzgerald repeatedly, then punching a dog at least three times when it became upset and started barking during the fight on Sunday.

A Nov. 30 preliminary hearing and pretrial was set for David M. Scyoc II, 22, West Wilson Street, Salem, charged with improper handling of firearms in a motor vehicle and cited with a tail lights violation and possession of marijuana. Scyoc alleged had a loaded Smith and Wesson handgun in the center console and marijuana paraphernalia under the driver’s seat.

A Dec. 3 preliminary hearing was set for Wyatt Fone, 24, Chester, W. Va., charged with improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle for allegedly having a firearm concealed in his front pants pocket along with a magazine with rounds in Lisbon on Sunday.

Brendan James McEnaney, 26, Canton, was fined $925, had his license suspended for a year, required to attend a three-day counseling program and ordered 40 hours community service for OVI first offense and failure to control.

Cindy Kyser, 62, state Route 45, Lisbon, was fined $1,025, had her license suspended for a year, required to attend a three-day counseling program and ordered 40 hours community service for OVI first offense and failure to control.

Zachary S. Rexroad, 20, Bell Avenue, Columbiana, pleaded guilty to desecration for ripping down and cutting off several U.S. Flags throughout the village of Wellsville, leaving them laying on the porch of his uncle’s house on First Street on Sept. 14. A sentencing hearing was set for Dec. 8.

Brian S. Gasior, 19, North Lincoln Avenue, Salem, was credited with two days served, sentenced to an additional 28 days in jail, fined $400 and required 40 hours community service for assault and theft. Gasior struck Michael Ashbaugh on May 26, while another person, a child, stolen Ashbaugh’s case of Bud Light outside of Barnett’s Market.

Shae Blake, 23, New Cumberland, W.Va., was fined $500, credited with a day in jail and placed on 40 hours community service for assault and domestic violence for hitting his mother, Amy Crummitt, and Jeffrey Lamasters both on July 26.

A Nov. 23 pretrial was set for Eric L. Jordan, 42, East Pidgeon Road, Salem, cited with failure to comply with a signal or order of a police officer, driving under FRA suspension, reckless operation and use of an unauthorized plate. On Oct. 16, Jordan allegedly fled from Lisbon police while recklessly committing several moving violations.

A Dec. 17 pretrial was set for Shantell M. Dawson, 26, Youngstown, charged with obstructing official business for allegedly refusing to return to her vehicle, creating a hazard in the middle of state Route 14, where Columbiana police had a vehicle pulled over for suspected intoxicated driving and she pulled in between the patrol car and the stopped vehicle.

James M. Houshour II, 28, Park Avenue, Salem, was fined $250 and required 40 hours community service for criminal damaging for damaging playground equipment by continuously jumping in one particular area to break support composite boards leading to the children’s slide in Centennial Park on July 11.

Arys T. Petties, 23, Prospect Street, Salem, was fined $250, credited with a day in jail and required 40 hours community service for theft for shoplifting $263 in merchandise from the Salem Walmart on Sept. 22. A restitution hearing is Nov. 30.

A Nov. 23 pretrial was set for Jacob P. Cutchall, 36, U.S. Route 62, Damascus, charged with domestic violence for allegedly turning over the couch while his wife, MaryRuth Cutchall, was on it on Sunday.

Dakota Mellott, 19, Florence Street, East Liverpool, was fined $100 for disorderly conduct amended from domestic violence for threatening and hitting her sister, Christine Valentine, on July 30.

Michele Poland, 47, Darlington, Pa., was fined $150 for speeding.

A Jan. 12 pretrial was set for Joshua R. McCullough, 22, Third Street, Beloit, charged with disorderly conduct for public intoxication while taunting police in Salem on Saturday.

Alen Facemier, Oak Street, Salem, was fined $150 for basic equipment and facilities violations, substandard premises and nuisance for the alleged condition of his property.

Zakhira Destinee Williams, 21, Main Street, Wellsville, was fined $150 for possession of marijuana.

Leah Elizabeth Janci, 30, Walnut Street, Leetonia, was fined $100 for driving under suspension.

A Jan. 12 pretrial was set for Anna Finocchi, 19, Canfield, cited with underage consumption.

Bryan T. Baker, 39, Butcher Road, Leetonia, was fined $190 for a seat belt violation, a one-way street violation, marked lanes and two counts of driving under suspension.

Jeremiah B. Weibush, 25, Avalon Avenue, Alliance, was fined $100 for driving under suspension.

Eric D. McQueen, 29, Youngstown, was fined $180 for speeding, a seat belt violation and driving under suspension.

A Nov. 23 pretrial was set for Raistlin M. Ross, 18, Akron, cited with possession of a drug abuse instrument for allegedly having a syringe in his wallet.

Odell H. Eichler, 46, New Brighton, Pa., was fined $100 for no license.

A Dec. 7 disposition hearing was set for Richard L. Williams, 54, Forbes Road, Wellsville, for OVI first offense, failure to control and obstructing official business for grabbing the left arm of a trooper as they attempted to move him away from an EMT after a crash on Cameron Road in Madison Township.

Robert W. Metzgar, 55, Benton Road, Salem, was fined $100 for driving under FRA suspension.

James E. Jarvis, 64, South Bandy Road, Alliance, was fined $150 for an equipment violation amended from speeding.

Shari L. Ohler, U.S. Route 30, Minerva, was fined $100, credited with a day in jail and required 20 hours community service for disorderly conduct amended from domestic violence for striking Gary Ohler with a pipe on Aug. 24. A criminal damaging charge was dismissed.

Robert C. Cheeks, Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, was fined $125 for failure to register a dog.

A Jan. 14 pretrial was set for Jonathan T. McDevitt-Betz, 22, Sprouse Road, Wellsville, cited with driving under suspension and speeding.


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