The Courts

Common Pleas

Docket Entries

JPMorgan vs. Connie L. Rebuck, also known as Connie L. Sorrells, et al., property on New Garden Avenue, Salem, sold to U.S. Bank National Association for $21,000.

Christopher Crane, North Lima, and Christine Crane, North Lima, dissolution granted.

Marriage Licenses

Michael Edward Turner, 52, Rogers, mechanic, and Melinda Sue Cain, 40, Rogers, CCMA/CPT.

Randy Lee Barnes Jr., 41, Salem, military, department of Navy, and Stephanie Lue Alexander, 27, Seffner, Fla., master-at-arms, USN.

Grand Jury

LISBON — Jillian J. Coppock, 23, Hubbard, was served a secret indictment charging her with aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony; and a misdemeanor possession of drugs. The two charges were for allegedly having methamphetamines and buprenorphine on Aug. 9, 2020. The indictment was issued by the grand jury in March.

Court News

LISBON — In Common Pleas Court, Daniel B. Reed, 33, Charlton Drive, Lisbon, stipulated to violating his terms of community control for prior convictions of aggravated possession of drugs and two counts of trafficking in marijuana. Reed was sentenced to five days in jail and then placed on 30 days of electronically monitored house arrest with work privileges. He will remain on community control until Feb. 18, 2024.

Mariah R. Beaver, 30, Lang Street, East Liverpool, was found eligible for intervention in lieu of conviction and placed on a three-year treatment plan after pleading guilty to possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony. Beaver reportedly had less than five grams of cocaine on March 29, 2019.


LISBON — In county Municipal Court, David C Brownlee, 47, Cleveland, was bound over to the grand jury on charges of obstructing official business and importuning. Brownlee is accused of showing up in Perry Township on March 20 after requesting a 13-year-old girl meet up with him for a sexual act. His bond was continued at $150,000 case or surety.

An April 5 preliminary hearing and pretrial was set for Kelly J. Koons, 42, Homestead Avenue, Alliance, charged with receiving stolen property, a fourth-degree felony, and misdemeanor citations of OVI, seat belt, marked lanes, distracted driving and a taillights violation on Saturday for allegedly driving a silver 2008 Dodge Ram pickup, which had been reported stolen in Alliance.

Daniel J. Glista, 40, Goshen Road, Salem, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over on a charge of felony domestic violence. Glista allegedly punched Bobbi Sue Crookston in the face on Feb. 13.

An April 5 pretrial was set for Joshua D. Vishak, 46, Y Camp Road, Lisbon, charged with violation of a protection order for allegedly going to the home where Sunny Wright was, walking past her car and knocking on the door, as well as calling someone at that house and asking to talk to Wright.

Samuel F. Masters, 44, last known address Waterloo Street, East Liverpool, charged with failure to verify the change of address, which Masters is allegedly required to do as a Tier II sex offender convicted in 2011.

An April 5 preliminary hearing and pretrial was set for Irina M. Sprankle, 23, Boardman, charged with receiving stolen property and illegal drug paraphernalia for allegedly having the 2005 Acura belonging to her parents, Mark and Kali Sprankle on Saturday, along with a clear glass smoking device.

A May 10 pretrial was set for Brian D. Miller, 38, Commerce Street, Wellsville, charged with OVI first offense, driving under FRA suspension, use of an unauthorized plate, a seat belt violation, a turn signal violation, a turn signal violation and endangering children for allegedly placing THC cartridges into a diaper bag in the rear seat next to a 7-month-old infant in a car seat.

Brock P. Butcher, 19, South Pricetown Road, Damascus, was credited with two days in jail, sentenced to 13 days in jail, fined $1,125, had his license suspended for two years and required 40 hours community service for OVI first offense, criminal trespassing, disorderly conduct and possession of marijuana. On July 18, Butcher came onto a Lake Street, Beloit, property owned by Ronald Moore and broke a screen window and knocked down a fence while attempting to open a window to a bedroom.

An April 8 disposition hearing was set for Steven L. Vandal, 44, state Route 172, East Rochester, who pleaded no contest to citations of OVI first offense and failure to control.

Nathanael Owen Medley, 24, Carmel Achor Road, Rogers, 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 parking on the highway.

An April 26 pretrial was set for Nicholas S. Addy, 24, Dyke Road, Rogers, cited with OVI first offense and unsafe vehicle.

Tyler C. Rupert, 18, Cater Road, New Waterford, was sentenced to five days in jail and fined $300 for speeding and endangering children for driving at a high rate of speed, 83 mph on a 50-mph road, with two 17-year-olds in the vehicle. A second citation of endangering children from the same Feb. 11 incident was dismissed.

Hartley L. Pyles, 36, BeaconLight Road, Lisbon, was fined $150, credited with 45 days served, sentenced to an additional 35 days in jail and required 40 hours community service for aggravated menacing amended from domestic violence. Pyles had reportedly threatened Lauren Patterson, causing damage to the home and pushing her to the ground.

An April 5 pretrial was set for Joshua C. Kersey, 38, 6th Street, Wellsville, charged with possession of drug abuse instruments, obstructing official business, resisting arrest and two counts of illegal drug paraphernalia. Kersey allegedly had four used needles, multiple cotton swabs, a burnt spoon, three tear off baggies and a burnt metal cap in the vehicle he ran from in December.

Sheila M. VanMeter, 24, Elyria, was fined $450, credited with a day in jail and required 20 hours community service for resisting arrest, obstructing official business and disorderly conduct amended form domestic violence for grabbing and scratching Teresa Stanton on Oct. 23.

Kerri E. Steffel, East Lake Road, Lisbon, was fined $100 and sentenced to 12 days in jail for domestic violence for striking John Seddon on Nov. 5, 2019.

A May 13 pretrial was set for Jillian J. Coppock, 23, West Wilson Street, Salem, cited with possession of a drug abuse instrument for a syringe she reportedly told deputies she uses for meth.

Charges of aggravated menacing and telecommunications harassment against Justin C. Davis, 36, West Pine Lake Road, Salem, were dismissed. Davis had been accused of sending a threatening text message to Deborah Shellenburger on Dec. 8, 2019.

Shane A. Smith, 60, Elk Avenue, Lisbon, was fined $200 for possession of marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia.

An April 27 pretrial was set for Benjamin J. Kenney, 29, Kirk Road, Columbiana, cited with failure to stop after an accident and improper passing.

Lonnie A. Wilson, 32, High Street Leetonia, waived his right to an extradition hearing so he can be returned to Arkansas where he allegedly is facing a probation violation.

An April 5 pretrial was set for Shane W. Barnes Jr., 30, Youngstown, cited with driving under a 12-point suspension.

Ryan W. Ross, 23, Walnut Street, Washingtonville, was fined $55 for driving under suspension and a seat belt violation.

David G. Gasior, 47, West Fifth Street, Salem, was fined $100 for public intoxication.


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