The Courts

Common Pleas

New Cases

County Treasurer vs. John and Crystal Foster, foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on Claiborne Avenue, East Liverpool.

County Treasurer vs. David and Tad Hephner, et al., foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on Lisbon-Canfield Road, Leetonia.

County Treasurer vs. Karen Stockman, now known as Orr, et al., foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on East Lincoln Way, Lisbon.

County Treasurer vs. Pete and Opal Gardner, foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on Clover Street, Wellsville.

Ford Motor Credit Co. LLC vs. Ryan and Misti Mays, Wellsville, $30,105 plus interest and possession of a 2017 Ford Edge.

Docket Entries

Wells Fargo Bank vs. Del E. Smith, et al., case reactivated and foreclosure dismissed.

Bayview Loan Servicing LLC vs. Emily Brown, et al., property on Maple Street, Minerva, sold to Community Loan Servicing LLC for $54,000.

Michael Stratton and Trixie Taucher, dissolution granted.

Jamie L. Severs, Leetonia, and Richard B. Severs, Negley, dissolution granted.

County Treasurer vs. Allan K. Watson, et al., defendant filed bankruptcy, sheriff’s sale canceled, case on hold.

County Treasurer vs. Terrance Wycoff, et al., delinquent taxes and penalties paid, case dismissed.

Grand Jury

LISBON — Kimberly M. Jackson, 35, High Street, Leetonia, was served a secret indictment charging her with aggravated possession of drugs and possession of LSD, both fifth-degree felonies, for allegedly having methamphetamines and LSD in her possession on Jan. 30, 2020. The indictment was issued by the grand jury in March.

Court News

LISBON — Damale D. Thomas, 29, Cleveland, pleaded guilty in Common Pleas Court to possession of heroin and possession of cocaine with a forfeiture specification for drugs and $425 he had on Aug. 29, 2019. He faces up to two and a half years in prison and a $7,500 fine, as well as a five-year license suspension. Sentencing is set for June 25.

Gerald A. Jackson, 37, Chris Avenue, Washingtonville, pleaded guilty to aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, for having methamphetamines on Nov. 22, 2019. He requested immediate sentencing and was placed on three years of community control.


LISBON — In county Municipal Court, Brian D. Gaudet, 63, South Salem-Warren Road, Canfield, was fined $725, had his license suspended for a year, required to attend a three-day counseling program and ordered 30 hours community service for OVI first offense and failure to display a valid sticker.

A May 20 pretrial was set for Ayoub Osman Garmareldin Abdalla, 37, Akron, cited with speeding.


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