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The Courts

Common Pleas

New Cases

Larry and Elizabeth Morris, Lisbon, vs. Chesapeake Exploration LLC, et al., termination of lease sought with compensatory damages.

Salem Community Hospital vs. Leslie and Eric Tranovich, Salem, $18,674 plus interest sought.

Salem Community Hospital vs. Nathan A. Subordinate, Lisbon, $19,918 plus interest sought.

Jamie Re Dryer, East Palestine, and Jerry Lee Dryer, Alliance, dissolution sought.

Grand Jury

LISBON — Cheyenne Paige Mixing, 27, New Garden Avenue, Salem, was served a secret indictment charging her with illegal use of supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits or WINCE program benefits, a third-degree felony, for money allegedly stolen from the SNAP or WINCE programs between Sept. 1, 2019 and Dec. 31, 2020. The indictment was issued by the grand jury in June.

Kacey Marie Crone, 34, Lowmiller Road, Minerva, was served a secret indictment charging her with illegal use of supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits or WINCE program benefits, a third-degree felony, for money allegedly stolen from the SNAP or WINCE programs between Aug. 1, 2019 and Dec. 31, 2020. The indictment was issued by the grand jury in June.

Kayla Dawn-Marie McCarty, 28, East North Avenue, East Palestine, was served a secret indictment charging her with illegal use of supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits or WINCE program benefits, a third-degree felony, for money allegedly stolen from the SNAP or WINCE programs between Nov. 1, 2017 and Oct. 31, 2020. The indictment was issued by the grand jury in June.

Jakob D. Bell Sr., 31, Campbell Road, Hanoverton, was served a secret indictment charging him with aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, and a misdemeanor possession of drugs charge. The indictment issued in June alleges Bell had methamphetamines and buprenorphine on Nov. 1.

Municipal

LISBON — A June 24 preliminary hearing was set in county Municipal Court for Daniel J. Vans, 44, Jefferson, charged with possession of criminal tools, a fifth-degree felony; and two counts of compelling prostitution, each a third-degree felony. Vans allegedly arranged using a cell phone to pay an undercover agent of the Mahoning Valley Human Trafficking Task Force $100 on June 14 for sexual activities with someone he believed to be a 16-year-old who had run away from foster care.

A June 24 preliminary hearing was set for Bruce J. Crawford, 32, Garrettsville, charged with compelling prostitution, a third-degree felony, and possession of criminal tools, a fifth-degree felony. On Thursday, Crawford allegedly used his Apple iPhone to arrange a meeting with a 16-year-old female escort for sexual activity in exchange for $70, then driving to East Palestine to meet her.

A Sept. 13 pretrial was set for Michael S. Pappas, 63, West Middlesex, Pa., charged with possession of criminal tools and soliciting, both misdemeanor charges for allegedly offering an undercover officer $100 for 30 minutes of sex with a female escort in East Palestine on May 21, making the arrangements with an iPhone.

A July 29 pretrial was set for Daniel A. Marks, 62, Portersville, Pa., charged with soliciting and possession of criminal tools for allegedly using his iPhone to communicate with someone he believed to be a female escort on May 19, agreeing to meet her in East Palestine for sex in exchange for money.

Jakob David Bell, 30, Campbell Road, Hanoverton, was fined $1,355, had his license suspended for a year, credited with six days in jail, sentenced to an additional four days in jail and required 40 hours community service for OVI second offense, driving under suspension, marked lanes, a seat belt violation, distracted driving and unauthorized plate.

Amanda Jo Mealy, 36, Canton, was sentenced to 30 days in jail, fined $1,580 and had her license suspended for two years for OVI second offense, driving under suspension and headlights required.

Anthony G. Graver, 25, Pine Hollow Road, Rogers, was credited with a day served in jail, sentenced to an additional 44 days, fined $1,000 and required 60 hours community service for domestic violence, telecommunications harassment and two counts of aggravated menacing. On July 2, 2020, Graver told Chelsea Hindrance to kill herself or he would beat her, as well as threatening to harm a 17-year-old in the home. He then pushed Hindrance up against the wall and punched her in the head. He later texted her and attempted to call her when he was told by others to cease contacting her.

A June 28 pretrial was set for Angela D. Owe, 46, Grant Street, Lisbon, charged with two counts of assault for allegedly harming Nicole D. Link and Timothy W. Adkins on Friday.

A July 12 pretrial was set for Corey N. McQueen, 28, Youngstown, charged with assault for allegedly harming another inmate at the county jail, Gavin Linden, on Friday.

Rachel E. Gears, 43, Garfield Street, East Palestine, was fined $400, credited with eight days in jail and required 40 hours community service for domestic violence and resisting arrest for striking Craig Hart in the face and the back of the head before pushing him to the ground, and then throwing a laundry basket full of items at a police officer’s face, struggling, pulling away and kicking as police were attempting to place her into handcuffs on June 8.

A July 1 pretrial was set for Angela Patchwork, 24, Middle Beaver Street, Lisbon, cited with OVI first offense, failure to control, possession of marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia.

An Aug. 30 pretrial was set for Andrea Marie Percy, 26, state Route 46, New Waterford, charged with OVI breath over .17 first offense, possession of marijuana and a traffic control device violation.

A Sept. 2 pretrial was set for Zachary D. Smith, 32, Osbourne Road, Wellsville, cited with OVI first offense and criminal trespassing for allegedly entering Michael User’s property, driving his vehicle through User’s field and woods, wrecking his truck over a hill and fleeing into the woods on Sunday.

A June 28 pretrial was set for Brian M. Campbell, 33, Lurks Lock Road, Lisbon, charged with domestic violence for allegedly trying to force his way into the home when he had a kitchen steak knife and was making threats to kill Jails Zarnosky on Sunday.

A June 28 pretrial was set for Frank demon Matthews Jr., 60, South Union Avenue, Salem, charged with domestic violence for allegedly getting into an argument with his fiance, Tammy Carreon, leading to an injury to her wrist that was bleeding on June 4.

Mark D. Barnhart, 67, state Route 7, New Waterford, was fined $250 for disorderly conduct. A menacing charge was dismissed. On July 29, 2020, Barnhart allegedly threatened to harm David Kissinger while holding a black baseball bat type of object and using a barrage of insults, cuss words and other vulgar language.

A June 28 pretrial was set for Daarron J. Mitchell, 30, Niles, charged with assault for allegedly harming Gavin Linden on Friday, while both were inmates at the county jail.

A July 1 pretrial was set for John E. Lafleme, 26, Brooklyn Avenue, Salem, charged with theft for allegedly taking an iPhone from his roommate and selling it to someone else on Friday.

A July 27 pretrial was set for Mallory Dawn Stowers, 28, West Sixth Street, East Liverpool, cited with driving under suspension, speeding and a seat belt violation.

Sandra Shafer, 69, Ridge Street, Leetonia, was fined $250 for wrongful entrustment.

A Sept. 9 pretrial was set for Christine A. Crihfield, 60, Continental Drive, Salem, cited with wrongful entrustment.

Keivan Ama Serrano-Mroz, 22, Canfield, was fined $450 for driving under suspension, improper registration, no license and two counts of speeding.

Evan J. Zwick, 28, state Route 172, Minerva, was fined $400 for driving under suspension and insecure load.

An Aug. 2 pretrial was set for John Schiffauer, 63, Youngstown, cited with maximum axle load.

An Aug. 10 pretrial was set for Teofil J. Andrei, 43, Lake Avenue, Salem, cited with criminal trespassing for allegedly entering an area of the Marcs in Salem clearly marked as restricted to employees only and getting into an argument with his ex-girlfriend, Tionne Johnson, and other store employees who implored him to leave several times.

An Aug. 12 pretrial was set for Katie L. Ketchum, 30, Buzzard Road, Wellsville, charged with theft for allegedly failing tor scan $99 in merchandise at the Salem Walmart on Oct. 4.

An Aug. 23 pretrial was set for Janine M. Naples, 53, Lisbon Road, Salem, charged with theft for allegedly shoplifting at the Salem Walmart on Dec. 24 by failing to scan $165 in merchandise.

An Aug. 3 pretrial was set for Cassandra A. Graham, 46, Teegarden Road, Lisbon, charged with theft for allegedly failing to scan a pink shirt and bag several items after only scanning one, leading to being undercharged for $110 in merchandise at the Salem Walmart on June 3.

A July 27 pretrial was set for Christine A. Kling, 47, West Fourth Street, Salem, charged with theft for allegedly pocketed $60 from the cash registered while employed at the Salem Walmart on June 5.

Ashley L. Davis, 32, North State Line Road, Negley, was fined $300 for possession of marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia after she failed to comply with the terms of the STEPS program she had been placed on in February.

Kaitlyn Price, 21, Industry, Pa., was fined $150 for possession of marijuana and speeding.

Benjamin Jon Paul Lauritzen, 23, North 15th Street, Sebring, was fined $1,175, 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, speeding, driving under suspension and possession of marijuana.

Gary Dean, 49, Steubenville, was fined $100 for an equipment violation amended from speeding.

Judy Foreman, West Pine Street, Lisbon, surrendered ownership of six cats seized from her home on June 11 due to the conditions of the home.

An Aug. 3 pretrial was set for Kyle Andrew Luketic, 24, state Route 558, Leetonia, cited with reckless operation and speeding.

A Sept. 7 pretrial was set for Alexander Lee Schnarrenberger, 24, Oak Street, Leetonia, cited with driving under suspension.

Lawrence P. Norton, 56, Rochester Road, East Rochester, was fined $150 for disorderly conduct.

Ethan J. Littell, 19, New Cumberland, W.Va., was fined $150 for speeding.

EL Muni

EAST LIVERPOOL — In East Liverpool Municipal Court, Qharia N.C. Monteiro, of Kent, was sentenced to $50 plus costs for failure to control.

Ryan J. Guidos, of Toronto, was set July 6 for a pretrial on a reckless operation charge.

Tea S. Weaver, of Clark Avenue in Wellsville, was sentenced to $200 plus costs on a no operator’s license and set July 9 for review.

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