The Courts

Common Pleas

New Cases

Linda and Patrick Maharick, East Liverpool, vs. Jason L. Walker, East Liverpool, et al., excess of $25,000 sought for alleged injuries from a traffic crash at the intersection of Franklin Street and Irish Ridge Road in East Liverpool.

Rochelle Winter, Salem, and Ryan Schuck, Atwater, dissolution sought.

Jason D. Mackall, Negley, vs. Jennifer L. Mackall, New Waterford, divorce sought.

Docket Entries

Eva M. Sattler, et al., vs. State Farm, et al., case settled and dismissed.

Public Entities Pool of Ohio, et al., vs. Brandon House, et al., defendants ordered to pay plaintiff $20,581 plus interest.

Village of Wellsville vs. Tony Buckel, defendant ordered to pay plaintiff $4,196 plus interest.

County Treasurer vs. Rhonda E. Phillips, et al., case reinstated and property ordered sold.

County Treasurer vs. John Lee Bingham, et al., case reinstated and property ordered sold.

County Treasurer vs. Stephen J. Lee, et al., foreclosure ordered for property on East Sixth Street, East Liverpool.

County Treasurer vs. Patrick E. Burcham, et al., payment plan successfully completed, case dismissed.

County Treasurer vs. Ernest Feltrop, et al., payment plan successfully completed, case dismissed.

Grand Jury

LISBON — Two Salem residents were served secret indictments in relation to alleged crimes against a 5-month-old child.

Sean Michael Hicks, 26, East Third Street, Salem, is charged him felonious assault, a second-degree felony; endangering children, a second-degree felony; and endangering children, a third-degree felony. Hicks is accused of assaulting the baby on Sept. 7 and placing that child in danger between Aug. 21 and Sept. 7.

Chasity Taresa Buckius, 24, East Third Street, Salem is also charged with endangering children, a third-degree felony, for allegedly placing that baby in danger on Sept. 7.

The indictments were issued by the grand jury in April.

Court News

LISBON — Cody Lawson, 24, Youngstown, pleaded guilty to trespass in a habitation, obstructing official business, failure to comply with an order or signal of a police officer, unauthorized use of a vehicle and resisting arrest. Sentencing is set for June 18. He faces up to five and a half years in prison, a $17,500 fine and a lifetime license suspension. On Sept. 17, Lawson trespassed into the home of Taira Scullion, East Sixth Street, Salem, and fled from authorities attempting to stop a vehicle he was driving at a high rate of speed, a 2012 Kia Soul, which he was using without consent of the owner, Jo Marie Broffman.

Anthony J. Welsh, 19, Quaker Church Road, East Rochester, was placed on three years community control for obstructing official business after Welsh impaired the ability for Deputy Damin Beadnell to perform his job duties on March 8, 2020. A charge of complicity in the commission of an offense, a third-degree felony, was dismissed.

Robert Lee Huggins, 57, Cleveland Street, Salem, was sentenced to a year in prison with credit for 44 days already served for gross sexual imposition. On Nov. 29, 2019, Huggins had sexual contact with a 12-year-old. Huggins will also be required to register as a Tier II sex offender, a requirement to register his address every 180 days for 25 years.


LISBON — In county Municipal Court, A June 3 pretrial was set for William Weyand, 50, Laura Avenue, East Liverpool, cited with driving under suspension.

David M. Angelo, 57, Weirton, W.Va., was fined $150 for marked lanes and distracted driving. Angelo was found not guilty of driving under suspension due to insufficient documentation submitted by the trooper.

Christine Desellem, 31, West Main Street, Salineville, was fined $300 for driving under suspension and driving under suspension failure to reinstate.

Kelvin Arthur, 23, Columbus, was fined $150 for speeding.

Jesus C. Davis, 48, Southeast Boulevard, Salem, was fined $100 for a child restraint violation.

Jennifer L. Starcher, 33, Andrew Avenue, Salem, was fined $100 for an equipment violation amended from a stop sign violation.

Eric H. Madden, 58, Fairfield School Road, Columbiana, was fined $50 for open container.

ELO Muni

EAST LIVERPOOL — In East Liverpool Municipal Court, Michael J. Derito, Old Fredericktown Road, East Liverpool, was fined $300 on two counts of disorderly conduct.

Scott A. Rogers, East Washington Street, Salineville, was fined $250 and given 20 community service sanction hours for driving under suspension.

Cena M. Mason, Ninth Avenue, was fined $400 and given 60 days in jail (suspended) on two driving under suspension charges.

Jon P. Jenkins, Lighthouse Court, was fined $100 on a lighted lights charge.

Andrew J. Kithas, Highland Drive, was fined $100 for passing a school bus with flashing lights.

George W. Petties III, Echo Dell Road, was fined $150 for possession of marijuana.

Rodney L. Davis, Harvey Avenue, was fined $100 for littering .

Ariel R. Denver, Globe Street, was fined $100 for passing a school bus with flashing lights.

Steven E. Boggs, Youngstown, was set June 1 for a pretrial on OVI and failure to control charges.

Charlie R. Perry II, Central Avenue, was set May 26 for a pretrial on no operator’s license and no plate light charges.

Andrew J. Garchar, Struthers, was set May 18 for a pretrial on a driving under OVI suspension charge.

Patrick S. Murphy, Maplewood Avenue, was set June 10 for a pretrial on possession of drug paraphernalia, driving under suspension and turn signal charges.

Wayne Morales, Bloomingdale, was set April 20 for a pretrial on an endangering children charge.


Today's breaking news and more in your inbox

I'm interested in (please check all that apply)


Starting at $4.50/week.

Subscribe Today