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New Cases

Tiennette L. Boyd, East Liverpool, vs. Allen W. Boyd, East Liverpool, child support sought.

Heather L. McIntosh, East Palestine, vs. Matthew B. McIntosh, East Palestine, divorce sought.

Elisabeth A. Wilson, Salem, vs. David C. Wilson, New Springfield, divorce sought.

Damon L. Custer, Leetonia, vs. Elizabeth K. Mills, Lisbon, annulment sought.

Village of Salineville vs. Kevin Adkins, Irondale, $4,206 plus interest sought for alleged unpaid municipal taxes from 2014 through 2017.

Derrick D. McKenzie, East Liverpool, vs. Express Services Inc., et al., appeal sought of workers’ compensation claim.

County Treasurer vs. William F. Porter Jr., et al., foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on Park Boulevard, East Liverpool.

County Treasurer vs. C.A.O.H. Ventures LLC, et al., foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on Bradshaw Avenue, East Liverpool.

County Treasurer vs. Patricia Ann Cutright, et al., foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on Pennsylvania Avenue, East Liverpool.

County Treasurer vs. Lorna Lee Smith, et al., foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on Stewart Road, Salem.

Docket Entries

Bank of New York Mellon Trust Co. vs. the unknown heirs of Katherine L. Russell, et al., property on McDonald Street, East Liverpool, sold you the the Federal National Mortgage Association for $165,000.

Lisa Helpy, East Palestine, vs. Joseph F. Helpy, New Waterford, case dismissed after reconciliation.

Catherine E. Davidson, Salem, and Andrew A. Apinis, Salem, dissolution granted.

County Treasurer vs. Gerald Andrew Jackson, et al., property on Union Street, Washingtonville, sold to Travis Trummer for $10,500.

County Treasurer vs. Terry Kemats, et al. property on Jerome Street, Lisbon, sold to Michael J. Miller for $10,848.

Court News

LISBON — A three-year community control sanction was ordered by Judge Megan Bickerton for Stacey L. Dawson, 38, St. Clair Avenue, East Liverpool, the woman who was charged after hiding Sherman Pritt on Aug. 25, 2019. Pritt was her ex-boyfriend whom she had a protection order against and was found hiding from authorities in her basement. Dawson had pleaded guilty on Aug. 12, 2020, to obstructing justice

Lisa Ann Keener, 46, North Shady Lane, East Liverpool, pleaded guilty to theft from a person in a protected class, identity fraud, receiving stolen property, three counts of theft and four counts of forgery. She faces up to 14 years in prison and a $40,000 fine. Between Sept. 1, 2018 and continuing through Jan. 9, 2019, Keener stole money from Sandra and Ron Shultz, using a Capital One credit card in their names and writing checks on their bank accounts and the acount of R and J Automotive, forging the checks for a combined $2,100. Sentencing is set for Jan. 28.

Terry A. Hughes, 40, state Route 154, Negley, was placed on three years community control for trafficking in cocaine, trafficking in heroin and trafficking in a fentanyl-related compound, as well as assault for causing physical harm to Corrections Officer Seth Fraser at the jail on May 19, 2019. The drug related charges were for substances he was offering for sale on April 15, 2019, while he had $939 in drug-related proceeds in his possession.

Johnathon R. Easterday, 30, Wilbert Avenue, East Liverpool, was placed on three years community control for domestic violence. On March 17, Easterday had harmed Blakely Cooper, a family or household member, when Easterday has a prior conviction for domestic violence on June 13, 2019.

Christina R. Holley, 39, Spaite Drive, East Palestine, was placed on three years community control for an aggravated trafficking in drugs charge for distributing or preparing to distribute methamphetamines in an amount exceeding the bulk amount, along with $712 in money believed derived from drug-related offenses on June 15, 2019.

Richard E. Chludzinski, 47, state Route 154, Rogers, pleaded guilty to OVI breath, a fourth-degree felony. He faces up to $10,500, a lifetime license suspension and forfeiture of his vehicle. Sentencing is set for Jan. 28.

Patricia A. McEldowney, 39, Main Street, Wellsville, stipulated to violating the terms of her community control for a prior theft conviction. She will remain on community control but was ordered to serve up to six months at the Eastern Ohio Correction Center.

Municipal

LISBON — In county Municipal Court, James A. Knezetic, 29, Aetna Street, Salem, was bound over to the grand jury on charges of tampering with evidence and illegal possession of drug paraphernalia for allegedly tossing a bag of suspected methamphetamines onto the ground outside the vehicle to prevent it from being found during a traffic stop in Columbiana on Nov. 7.

A Nov. 23 preliminary hearing was set for Charles Louk, 46, Struthers, charged with felonious assault for allegedly punching and kicking Tom Fitzgerald repeatedly, along with co-defendant Nicholas Martin. Fitzgerald reportedly blacked out at least once and was transported by EMS to St. Elizabeth’s with injuries to his face, head and ear.

Marci Mancuso-Kirkpatrick, 35, Washington Street, Leetonia, was sentenced to 20 days in jail, had her license suspended for two years and fined $1,575 for OVI second offense, speeding and two counts of driving under OVI suspension.

Paul E. Hoffee, 47, Speidel Road, Lisbon, was fined $1,175, sentenced to five days in jail, had his license suspended for a year and required 40 hours community service for OVI first offense, high skip and left of center.

Maria L. Dimuzio, 36, Lakeview Drive, Hanoverton, was fined $950, 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 speeding.

Aaron Gardiner, 32, West Finley, Pa., was fined $905, 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 marked lanes.

Lance J. Steffel, 65, Lakeview Drive, Hanoverton, was credited with 15 days served in jail and fined $600 for driving under OVI suspension and possession of drug paraphernalia for a black digital scale and several bags with white residue found in the backseat of the vehicle he was driving on Nov. 1.

Jared Bradley Yerby, 37, Beaver Falls, Pa., was fined $500 for driving under suspension and no license.

Michael D. Proctor Jr., 51, Rochester Road, East Rochester, was fined $300, credited with two days in jail and required 40 hours community service for assault for running over the left foot of James D. Soliday with a vehicle on Sept. 5.

Eric D. McQueen, 29, Youngstown, was fined $400 for driving under suspension and two counts of possession of marijuana.

Barbara J. Cox, 47, Bacon Avenue, East Palestine, was fined $700 for wrongful entrustment with a suspended driver and driving under suspension.

A Jan. 5 pretrial was set for Tyler Morrell, 26, Beechwood Drive, Salem, cited with driving under suspension and use of an unauthorized plate.

Angela L. Holona, 35, Canton, was fined $150 for fictitious registration and failure to display a valid sticker.

Randall J. Fegert, 56, East Fourth Street, Salem, was fined $150 for driving under suspension.

Eric R. Riley, 26, New Brighton, Pa., was fined $150 for an equipment violation amended from speeding.

Kaylee Byars, 19, North Shadylane Drive, East Liverpool, was fined $130 for driving under suspension and a tail lights violation.

Christopher L. Clark, 41, Ellwood City, Pa., was fined $150 for an equipment violation amended from speeding.

Curtis E. Jackson Jr., 38, Morton Street, Lisbon, was fined $130 for driving under suspension and a seat belt violation.

Melissa Dugan, East South Range Road, New Springfield, was fined $100 for speeding.Shawn Douglas Tremain, 29, Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, was fined $75 for speeding and a seat belt violation.

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