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New Cases

Audra Byrne, Levelland, Texas, vs. Joshua Ellis, Lisbon, child support sought.

Jackie L. Knight, East Palestine, vs. Danny J. Knight, East Palestine, dissolution sought.

George L. Stacy Jr., Youngstown, vs. John Logue, Administrator, Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, appeal sought of claim.

Docket Entries

Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. vs. the unknown heirs of James E. Boyce, et al., property on Globe Street, East Liverpool, sold to the plaintiff for $25,100.

In Re: 1954 Jeep M70, title granted to Madison Township.

County Treasurer vs. Gary Allison, et al., defendant filed bankruptcy, case on hold.

Court News

LISBON — In Common Pleas Court, a receiving stolen property charge against Robert K. Barrett, 36, West Ninth Street, East Liverpool, was dismissed following a motion of the prosecutor’s office due to Barrett being currently incarcerated in West Virginia. This charge was for allegedly having a vehicle belonging to Charles F. Rayle on Jan. 18, 2020.

Mark A. Walton, 55, Crawford Road, Wellsville, pleaded guilty to domestic violence, assault, aggravated menacing and resisting arrest. He faces up to 33 months incarceration and a $7,750 fine. Sentencing is set for July 1. On Aug. 8, Walton had caused harm to Danise Rossetta Moore and Haley Marie Steves, as well as threatening to cause harm to Steves’ family members.

Harley David Falkner, 27, Calcutta-Smith Ferry Road, East Liverpool, pleaded guilty to aggravated possession of drugs with a forfeiture specification and requested immediate sentencing. He was sentenced to six months in prison concurrent with a sentence he may be serving in another case, where he was sentenced in December to a year in prison for having weapons while under a disability. This charge was for having methamphetamines on July 23, along with $15.


LISBON — Marcie L. McMannis, 45, Albright Avenue, Columbiana, pleaded no contest to obstructing official business just prior to a jury being seated on Wednesday in county Municipal Court. She was credited with two days served in jail, sentenced to an additional day in jail, fined $150 and required 10 hours community service. On April 2, 2020, McMannis wrapped her arms around her boyfriend, who authorities were trying to have transported by ambulance, impeding them even after being ordered to let him go multiple times. Columbiana police had to physically remove her from the patient.


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