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The Courts

Common Pleas

New Cases

County Treasurer vs. Mark Karol, foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on Buckeye Circle, Salem.

County Treasurer vs. E.P. Management LLC, et al., foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on North Market Street, East Palestine.

County Treasurer vs. Janelle M. Koontz, et al., foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on state Route 45, Wellsville.

Beth Ann Bentley, Columbiana, and Brian Eugene Bentley, Salineville, dissolution sought.

Emily Louise Orr, Homeworth, vs. Jason Michael Orr, Minerva, divorce sought.

Docket Entries

Carrington Mortgage Services LLC vs. Thomas A. Fryfogle, et al., previous order canceled, case dismissed.

Bayview Loan Servicing LLC vs. Dale William Gaslin Jr., et al., foreclosure ordered for property on West Main Street, Washingtonville.

Emclaire Financial Group of Emlenton vs. Panthers Enterprises, et al., foreclosure ordered for property on Bank Street, East Liverpool.

Marriage Licenses

Jason Addison Chapman, 29, East Liverpool, truck driver/laborer, and Keri Lynn Price, 34, East Liverpool, teacher.

Christian Dean Corvin, 22, Salem, welder, and Stephanie Marie Thomas, 24, Salem, unemployed.

William A. Tomlin, 51, Salem, disabled, and Angel Lynn Lake, 37, Salem, unemployed.

Keith David Brown, 44, Lisbon, CNA, and Nicole K. Ford, 35, Lisbon, LPN.

Ian Michael Drouhard, 25, Salem, glama operator, and Hailey Danielle Thomas, 23, Salem, business office manager.

Jasmine Rose Crites, 48, Salem, unemployed, and Tonia Marie Maines, 45, Salem, unemployed.

Jacob Michael Greathouse, 23, East Palestine, unemployed, and Amanda M. Reed, 33, East Palestine, unemployed.

Cooper Logan Wiley, 31, New Waterford, engineer, and Lauren Ashley Angel, 31, New Waterford, athletic trainer/physical therapist assistant.

Court News

LISBON — Randi L. Vaughn, 30, St. Clair Avenue, East Liverpool, stipulated to violating the terms of her community control from five counts of forgery and five counts of theft. Community control was dishonorably terminated and Vaughn was sentenced to a year in prison. The charges involved stolen checks belonging to David R. Jackson, forged in February and March 2018.

Jaycent Staats, 37, U.S. Route 30, East Rochester, pleaded guilty to receiving stolen property and endangering children. He was sentenced to 180 days in jail and credited with 117 days already served, leaving him with a balance of 63 days to serve. On Dec. 5, 2020, Staats had a trailer belonging to ProMark Service Group, 2012 Homemade Trailer and placed a 6-year-old child in danger in a wreck.

Ronald L. Smalley, 59, Summit Street, Salem, was placed on three years community control for domestic violence for harming Brenda L. Moyer by striking her in the face on April 9, 2020. Smalley was ordered to have no further contact with Moyer.

Leander D. Kirk, 39, Akron, pleaded guilty to aggravated possession of drugs, a fourth-degree felony, for having methamphetamines on Dec. 19, 2019. Sentencing is set for June 11. Kirk faces up 18 months in prison and a $5,000 fine, as well as a five-year license suspension.

Tyler J. Buchanan, 38, Wildwood Drive, Beloit, was found eligible for intervention in lieu of conviction and pleaded guilty to cultivation of marijuana for growing at least 200 grams, but less than 1,000 grams on the porch on Aug. 17, 2017. Buchanan was placed on a two-year intervention plan.

Municipal

LISBON — An April 12 preliminary hearing and pretrial was set in county Municipal Court for Amberlina N. Gentsy, 26, Monaca, Pa., charged with felonious assault and failure to comply with a police officer, both felony charges, along with misdemeanor citations of OVI first offense, left of center and marked lanes. Gentsy allegedly continued on state Route 172 near Depot Road, going left of center nearly striking other drivers head on several times and nearly going off the roadway while fleeing from deputies on Saturday. She then reportedly struck the rear of a deputy’s cruiser that slowed in front of her at the intersection of state Route 154 and 45.

Additional third-degree felony endangering children charges were filed against Trevor OBrian Barr, 25, and Kierra Danea Raynes, 23, East Main Street, East Palestine, after Akron Children’s Hospital determined the large burn on the stomach and upper leg of one of the two small children found roaming alone last week was actually a second or third-degree burn the couple were attempting to treat themselves. The charges have been added to the other endangering children charges they were already facing from the incident. Bond for each of them was set at $50,000 cash or surety and they are ordered to have no further contact with the children. A preliminary hearing remains scheduled for all the charges on April 8.

An April 15 preliminary hearing and pretrial was set for Marvin W. Harsch, 32, Warren, charged with tampering with evidence, a third-degree felony, and cited with drug paraphernalia for allegedly having a scale with white powder residue on it on Friday, which he reported placed a bag over the top of and moved it to the floor before burying it under items in an attempt to hide it from Salem police.

An April 15 preliminary hearing was set for Brandon M. Hill, Rittman, charged with violating a temporary protection order, a fifth-degree felony, for allegedly riding with Kayla Hill and two small children, all three listed on a protection order against him in a vehicle traveling on state Route 164 and Glasgow Road in Wayne Township on April 2.

An April 12 preliminary hearing was set for Sarah E. Drye, 33, Kelly Park Road, Columbiana, charged with tampering with evidence, a third-degree felony, for allegedly hiding a paper fold of suspected narcotics in her bra on Saturday to try to hide it from Salem police.

David W. McKeivier, 18, Homeworth Road, Homeworth, was fined $1,225, had his license suspended for a year, required to attend a three-day counseling program and ordered 20 hours community service for OVI first offense, loud exhaust and obstructing official business amended from a third-degree felony tampering with evidence charge for a zipper bag containing green plant material thrown out the passenger side window. K-9 Onyx assisted in determining drugs were present. A possession of marijuana citation was dismissed against McKeivier.

A May 17 pretrial was set for William Dean Hively Jr., 50, Salem Grange Road, Salem, cited with OVI second offense and left of center.

A May 18 pretrial was set for Robert A. Tedde II, 58, Youngstown, charged with OVI first offense.

A May 25 pretrial was set for Jaren Blake Snyder, 19, Goshen Road, Salem, cited with OVI first offense and speeding.

Matthew Berger, 43, King Road, Salem, was sentenced to five days in jail, fined $875, had his license suspended for a year and required 40 hours community service for endangering children, marked lanes and physical control amended from OVI first offense. On Aug. 31, 2019, Berger had three children under the age of 18 in his vehicle while he was intoxicated.

A May 18 pretrial was set for Braedyn A. Marich, 19, Canton, cited with possession of marijuana.

Jakob D. Bell Sr., 30, Campbell Road, Hanoverton, was fined $150 for drug paraphernalia for a suspected meth pipe located between the passenger seat and center console in a vehicle where a plastic bag of suspected meth was allegedly found on Nov. 1.

Justin David Vallera, 30, Thompson Avenue, East Liverpool, was fined $150 for an equipment violation amended from left of center. A distracted driving citation was dismissed.

An April 12 pretrial was set for Michael J. Schneider, 25, Youngstown, cited with drug abuse instrument for allegedly having a syringe on Sunday after K-9 Hunter detected the presence of narcotics during a traffic stop by deputies in the area of Old state Route 14 south of state Route 14.

An April 12 pretrial was set for Klarysa Renee Green, 24, West Perry Street, Salem, charged with obstructing official business, drug abuse instrument and drug paraphernalia for trying to walk away while police were dealing with others in a vehicle while there was a glass meth pipe, digital scale and several syringes allegedly found in her purse following a traffic stop on Fourth Street near Jennings Avenue in Salem on Sunday.

The unnamed keepers of animals at an address at 18404 Clarks Mill Road, Hammondsville, are ordered by Judge Katelyn Dickey, to deposit $3,600 for the care of three dogs, two cats and three rabbits seized by the Columbiana County Humane Society on March 26.

Mykel J. Simms, 27, St. Jacob Logtown Road, Lisbon, was fined $400, credited with three days in jail and ordered 40 hours community service for assault and criminal damaging after choking Cassie Thompson and taking her iPhone and breaking it on Feb. 4.

A May 18 pretrial was set for Amanda Riffee, 36, state Route 558, Leetonia, charged with theft for allegedly leaving the Salem Walmart without paying for $146 in merchandise on March 15.

An April 15 pretrial was set for Brent T. Durk, 26, Aetna Street, Salem, cited with driving under FRA suspension, resisting arrest and obstructing official business for allegedly refusing to get out of the vehicle when ordered multiple times to do so and then pulling away and yelling at officers.

Natosha A. Miller, 27, McDonald Street, East Liverpool, was fined $200 and credited with 10 days in jail for drug paraphernalia for allegedly having a folded piece of paper with white powder located inside in a cup holder of the vehicle she was driving on Dec. 6.

Desiree M. Vansyckle, 20, Clifton Park, N.Y., was credited with two days served, sentenced to an additional day in jail and fined $500 for theft for stealing $66 worth of merchandise from the Salem Walmart on Saturday.

James Adams, 21, Cream Ridge Road, Lisbon, was fined $150 for possession of marijuana and improper display of a license plate.

Sa’Shay Renea Owens, 32, Steubenville, was fined $100 for possession of marijuana.

Zakkai Gibson, 43, Steubenville, was fined $100 for possession of marijuana.

William John Lemon, 47, East Columbia Street, Alliance, was fined $150 for an equipment violation amended from failure to move left for a public safety vehicle.

A May 18 pretrial was set for Jeremiah J. Medley, 37, Niles, cited with driving under suspension and a stop sign violation.

A May 25 pretrial was set for Kacey A. Rohaley, 52, homeless, Salem, cited with criminal trespassing for allegedly going into Jeffrey Winters’ home on Sunday and refusing to leave.

An April 15 pretrial was set for Zachary R. Baird, Duck Creek Road, Salem, cited with drug abuse instrument and drug paraphernalia after Salem police were called to a possible drug overdose on Sunday and found Baird conscious but allegedly with a syringe, a scale and multiple vials of alleged narcotics in his vehicle.

Tiffany Nicole Love, 33, Creek Road, New Waterford, was fined $180 for possession of marijuana, speeding and a seat belt violation.

Hunter Lee Willis, 18, McCann Road, Salem, was fined $100 for temporary permit required and speeding.

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