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The Courts

Common Pleas

New Cases

Mark Thomas Eliseo, New Waterford, and Sheila L. Eliseo, East Liverpool, divorce sought.

Shawn Waltz, Salem, and Monica Waltz, Salem, dissolution sought.

Keith D. Irwin, East Liverpool, and April M. Wilson, East Liverpool, dissolution sought.

LRC Salem Investors LTD, Akron, vs. Label Shopper of Ohio LLC, Latham, N.Y., excess of $25,000 sought for alleged breach of lease agreement.

Docket Entries

Jennifer Pieri, Salem, vs. Leonard S. Pieri, Salem, divorce granted.

County Treasurer vs. Scott Shaw Sr., et al., property on Myler Road, East Liverpool, sold to Steve Litton for $2,464.

Imperial Valley Properties LLC vs. Susan E. Stone-May, et al., foreclosure ordered for property on state Route 170, East Liverpool.

County Treasurer vs. Lawrence C. Nardini, et al., foreclosure ordered for property on St. George Street, East Liverpool.

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

Grand Jury

LISBON — Nicholas J. Ohanlon, 23, Crestview Drive, East Liverpool, was served a secret indictment charging him with aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. On March 15, Ohanlon allegedly had methamphetamines. The indictment was issued by the grand jury in January.

Court News

LISBON — In Common Pleas Court, Ronald L. Smalley, 59, Gavers Road, Hanoverton, pleaded guilty to domestic violence for harming Brenda L. Moyer on April 9, when he has a prior conviction for domestic violence from 2018. He faces up to 18 months in prison and a $5,000 fine. Sentencing is set for April 1.

Christopher L. Brown, 45, Walnut Street, Rogers, stipulated to violating the terms of his community control from a prior domestic violence conviction for punching his uncle Roger Brown in the face in 2016. Brown’s community control was dishonorably terminated.

Richard L. Randolph Jr., 36, Rollercoaster Road, Lisbon, stipulated to violating the terms of his community control for three counts of possession of drugs. His community control is dishonorably terminated. The charges were for having cocaine, testosterone cypionate and trenbolone acetate on April 23, 2016.

Melissa M. Kastenhuber, 51, East Pennsylvania Avenue, Sebring, stipulated to violating the terms of her intervention in lieu of conviction from a possession of drugs conviction for four amphetamines pills in her purse on Jan. 11, 2018. Intervention will continue until March 22, 2022.

Michael E. McCain, 49, West State Street, Salem, stipulated to violating his community control from a possession of drugs charge for having Adderall in July of 2015. His community control had now been extended until Dec. 1.

Katrina Rae Stanley, 27, Clinton, Pa., pleaded guilty to illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of cocaine for having both a crack pipe and the illegal substance on Feb. 26, 2019. She was granted intervention in lieu of conviction and placed on a three-year intervention plan.

Robert M. Guesman Jr., 26, state Route 154, Negley, was placed on four years community control for OVI, a fourth-degree felony. Additionally, he was ordered to serve up to six months at the Eastern Ohio Correction Center in Wintersville, sentenced to 60 days in jail and fined $1,350. Guesman has three prior convictions for OVI in 2013, 2016 and 2017.

Faiz G. Rafidi, 26, Warren, pleaded guilty to aggravated possession of drugs for having amphetamines on June 23, 2019. Rafidi was granted intervention in lieu of conviction and placed on a three-year treatment plan.

Katie Lynn Wadlow, 34, East Third Street, Salem, pleaded guilty to aggravated possession of drugs for having methamphetamines on July 21, 2019. She requested immediate sentencing. Wadlow was placed on three-years community control.

Timothy H. Lewis, 65, East Main Street, Salineville, pleaded guilty to breaking and entering and petty theft. He was placed on community control for three years. On June 28, 2020, Lewis had broken into the garage owned by Chad Jones and stolen miscellaneous tools without his permission.

Scott A. Martin, 39, Independence Square, Wellsville, was sentenced to 10 months in prison after pleading guilty to possession of cocaine and aggravated possession of drugs for having both cocaine and amphetamines on May 9, 2019.

Lindzay J. Beaver, 39 Blakely Avenue, East Liverpool, was sentenced to eight months in prison for aggravated possession of drugs for methamphetamines in his possession on Aug. 30, 2019. He had credit for 15 days served in jail.

Haylee P. Marinacci, 21, Wintersville, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of obstructing justice for protecting Malik Pullie from being apprehended on Feb. 12, 2020. She was placed on three years community control with a six-month suspended jail sentence.

Municipal

LISBON — In county Municipal Court, Michael S. Clay, 38, Magnolia, 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 speeding.

A March 2 pretrial was set for Timothy J. Veglia, 22, Ruth Street, East Liverpool, cited with OVI first offense, no license and red reflectors required.

Charles W. Brant, 45, Maple Street, Salem, was fined $350, had his license suspended for six months, required to attend a three-day counseling program and ordered 40 hours community service for failure to control and reckless operation amended from OVI first offense.

A March 8 pretrial was set for Terrence Joseph Louive, Canton, cited with OVI first offense, a seat belt violation, no license, hit skip and improper passing.

A Feb. 22 pretrial was set for Andrew M. Johnson, 38, Waterford Road, East Palestine, cited with OVI first offense, failure to yield and marked lanes.

A March 8 pretrial was set for Joseph Michael Perkins, 20, Morris Road, Lisbon, charged with OVI first offense, failure to control and endangering children after allegedly crashing with a 14-year-old passenger in the vehicle on Friday.

Eric L. Jordan, 42, East Pidgeon Road, Salem, was credited with 28 days served in jail, sentenced to an additional two days in jail, fined $900 and required 40 hours community service for failure to comply with an order or signal of a police officer, driving under FRA suspension, reckless operation and use of an unauthorized plate.

A March 8 pretrial was set for Alexander S. Reile, 54, East Grant Street, East Palestine, charged with falsification and obstructing official business for allegedly telling police and EMS arriving to investigate a report of a woman taking pills and not acting right on Friday, she was not home and no one was overdosing. He refused to let anyone inside the home to check on her even when he was warned he would be arrested. She was found in a shed and transported to the hospital.

James G. Patrick, 38, Township Line Road, Wellsville, was fined $650, credited with two days served, sentenced to an additional three days in jail and required 40 hours community service for resisting arrest and obstructing official business for fighting with deputies attempting to take him into custody leading to him being tased.

A March 15 pretrial was set for Ciara M. White, 21, Campbell Road, Hanoverton, cited with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, furnishing false info and illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia for allegedly taking John White’s 1998 Ford van without his permission and having a glass pipe hidden in her clothes when she was taken to the county jail on Monday.

Nolan Bloor, 40, Riverside Avenue, Wellsville, was credited with 17 days served, fined $250 and required 30 hours of community service for domestic violence for punching his stepfather, John Tittle, in the face and pushing his mother, Constance Ferguson, on Jan. 2.

A Jan. 25 extradition hearing was set for Alex M. Hover, 26, Fair Avenue, Salem, who reportedly has a warrant from Florida for two counts of possession of heroin. In County Municipal Court, she pleaded no contest to carrying a concealed weapon and possession of drug paraphernalia for a knife in the vehicle on Sunday. A sentencing hearing was set for Jan. 25.

Pedro Lopez-Salazar, 34, Adams Road, Rogers, was fined $250 and has his license suspended for a year for reckless operation amended from OVI first offense.

A Jan. 25 pretrial was set for Timothy A. Hicks Jr., 29, state Route 172, Lisbon, charged with domestic violence for allegedly smacking Alicia Hicks in the mouth three times on Jan. 15.

A Jan. 25 pretrial was set for Brandy M. Bratt, 30, last known address Bell Road, Lisbon, charged with assault for allegedly punching William McMillan in the nose on July 20.

Mason A. Taylor, 20, Oakmont Avenue, East Liverpool, was sentenced to five days in jail for disorderly conduct for causing damage to the sprinkler system head at the county jail on Dec. 25 and refusing to lock down when he was told to do so multiple times.

A March 8 pretrial was set for Amanda B. Hines, 33, Bloomfield Road, East Liverpool, cited with possession of drug abuse instruments and drug paraphernalia for allegedly having a glass pipe with residue and a syringe on Jan. 11.

Nicholas Weyand, 31, Dewey Avenue, East Liverpool, was fined $250 for failure to reinstate a license.

A March 2 pretrial was set for David Lee Evans, 31 Hillcrest Road, Wellsville, cited with drug paraphernalia and speeding.

Phillip S. Stephan, 57, Main Street, Kensington, was fined $200 for driving under suspension and left of center.

Jason L. Ware, 18, Copley, was fined $150 for possession of marijuana.

A March 4 pretrial was set for William R. Swagger, 26, Park Court, Columbiana, cited with driving under suspension.

ELO Muni

EAST LIVERPOOL– In East Liverpool Municipal Court, Brian S. Allen and Kimberly Allen, both of Shady Lane Drive, were set to return for a Feb. 10 pretrial. Each is charged with failure to file income tax.

Preston L. English, of Industry, Pa., was set for a probable cause hearing Jan. 21 for a probation violation.

Nicholas J. Ohanlon, Crestview Road, was set for a probable cause hearing Jan. 21 for probation violation.

Zachery K. Humphreys, of Rogers, was set for a pretrial Jan. 21 for possession of drug abuse instruments.

Wellsville

WELLSVILLE — In Wellsville Magistrate Court, Donna May, North Market Street, Lisbon, was fined $250 for obstructing official business.

Jonathan DeJane, Torrence Drive, was fined $25 for speeding.

Tyler Heiney, Boring Lane, East Liverpool, was fined $375 for physical control.

Reva McCullough, Wilbert Avenue, East Liverpool, was fined $150 for driving under a suspended license.

Mark Foden, Mingo Junction, was fined $450 for open container, possession of drug paraphernalia, obstructing official business and possession of drug abuse instruments.

Brian Reed, Lisbon Street, East Liverpool, was fined $100 for a stop sign violation.

Seth Talbott, Harding Avenue, East Liverpool, had his case dismissed at the state’s cost. Talbott originally had been charged with physical control and going the wrong way down a one-way street. No explanation was given for the dismissal on the paperwork.

Gary Stock, Clark Avenue, was set for pretrial Jan. 28 on driving under suspension and possession of drug abuse instruments charges.

Paul Boley, Commerce Street, was fined $150 and given a 10-day suspended jail sentence as well as restitution on an attempted theft charge. He also was placed on one year of probation.

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