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Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. vs. Jillian L. Parker, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Woodland Avenue, Salem.

Robert Bailey, East Liverpool, and Erica Atkins-Holshue, Lisbon, divorce sought.

Court News

LISBON — In county Common Pleas Court, a charge of rape and four counts of gross sexual imposition against Nelson H. Walter, 82, South Avenue, Salem, were dismissed. According to court documents, one evaluation found him incompetent to stand trial and a second evaluation could not be completed and the decision was made to dismiss without a civil commitment due to his hospitalization, advanced age and ill health. Walter had been accused of touching three children between the ages of 6 and 11 over a period beginning in 2003 and continuing through 2017. One of the charges was an unclassified felony, while the other four were third-degree felonies.

Dana L. McGilvary, 37, North Market Street, Lisbon, was placed on three years community control for receiving stolen property. McGilvary had a wide screen TV, women’s makeup, compact discs and an Xbox game controller belonging to Shania Voigt without her permission on May 18, 2019.

William Bernard Johnson Jr., 22, East Fifth Street, Salem, stipulated to violating the terms of his community control and was sentenced to 180 days in jail. His community control was dishonorably terminated for the prior theft conviction. On April 22, 2018, Johnson stole lottery tickets, lottery payouts and voided transactions valued at $1,295 at the Duke and Duchess in Columbiana.


LISBON — A Jan. 21 pretrial was set in county Municipal Court for Robert H. Spaulding, 30, South Market Street, East Palestine, charged with carrying a concealed weapon for allegedly walking on railroad property belonging to Norfolk Southern in Leetonia on Monday while having a large-handled knife sticking out of his pants pocket.

Todd A. Hawthorne, 38, Garner Avenue, East Liverpool, was fined $460 for possession of marijuana, driving under suspension, speeding and a seat belt violation.

Ayvree Leon Spratley, 23, Bedford, was fined $800 and credited with seven days served in jail for driving under suspension, reckless operation, placing material on the roadway and speeding.

Ronald L. Howell, 52, Spillway Road, Lisbon, was fined $50 for speeding. A Feb. 25 pretrial was set for Howell for citations of OVI first offense and marked lanes.

Joshua A. McCullough, 23, Third Street, Beloit, was fined $150 for disorderly conduct for being intoxicated and using vulgar language when he was found outside a Sharp Avenue, Salem, address without a shirt or shoes on Nov. 14.

A citation of driver obstruction interference was dismissed against Brion Douglas Pfaff, 43, Hammondsville.

A March 1 pretrial was set for Anthony L. Dukes Jr., 33, Warren, cited with driving under suspension and speeding.

A March 1 pretrial was set for Kirk A. Cavalier, 39, South Senaca Avenue, Alliance, cited with failure to control.

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EAST LIVERPOOL — In Municipal Court, Kristen S. Sturm, Duke Vodrey Road, was fined $250 and given 60 days in jail, all suspended, and 20 community service hours for theft.

Andre L. Owens Sr., Warren, fined $250 for disorderly conduct.

Thomas W. Martin, Boring Lane, was fined $450 for reckless operation, amended from OVI, expired license and expired plates..

Brycen M. Douglas, Clark Avenue, Wellsville, was set March 17 for a jury trial on an assault charge.


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