The Courts

Common Pleas

New Cases

International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers Local Union No. 33 vs. Vortex Mechanical LLC, $56,611 sought for alleged damages and cost of audit.

Docket Entries

Cynthia M. Goodlin, East Liverpool, and Kenneth W. Goodlin, East Liverpool, dissolution granted.

Rashelle K. Derheimer, Wellsville, and Gene T. Derheimer, Malvern, dissolution granted.

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

Pamela J. Styen, Columbiana, vs. Wayne A. Styen, Columbiana, dissolution granted.

Anastasia Williams, Columbiana, vs. Matthew Williams, East Liverpool, dissolution granted.

Wells Fargo Bank vs. Marion S. Pudder, et al., property on Bacon Avenue, East Palestine, sold to Jill M. Bable for $36,000.

Bank of America vs. Michelle G. Zornick, et al., property on Woodland Avenue, Salem, sold to Ruby Land LLC for $62,141.

Kari Dannemiller vs. Ashley Veine-Smith, DVM, et al., case settled and dismissed.

Calvary SPV I, LLC, vs. John S. Eiler, defendant ordered to pay plaintiff $7,631 plus interest.

In the matter of Mary M. Rice, Point West Manufactured Home titled into the name of Mary Margaret Rice.

County Treasurer vs. Roy E. Johnson, et al., property on Hillside Drive, Hanoverton, sold to Cynthia L. Koonce for $15,000.

County Treasurer vs. Samuel M. Hayes, et al., foreclosure ordered for property on Riverside Avenue, Wellsville.

County Treasurer vs. the trustees of the Thomas J. Scafide Family Trust, delinquent taxes and penalties paid, case dismissed.

County Treasurer vs. Andrew L. Duffield, et al., delinquent taxes and penalties paid, case dismissed.

Grand Jury

Corey N. McQueen, 28, Youngstown, was served a secret indictment charging him with possession of a fentanyl-related compound, a fourth-degree felony, for drugs he allegedly had on Sept. 1, 2020. The indictment was issued by the grand jury in July.

Court News

LISBON – In Common Pleas Court, Chandor D. Pettress, 28, Youngstown, was found eligible for intervention in lieu of conviction and pleaded guilty to three counts of trafficking in cocaine and two counts of trafficking in heroin, each a fifth-degree felony. Pettress had sold or offered to sell cocaine and heroin both on May 29, 2015, and Jan. 26, 2016, as well as crack cocaine on July 26, 2017. He was placed on an intervention treatment plan for 18 months.

Jonathan R. Keyes, 31, 18th Street, Wellsville, stipulated to violating the terms of his community control he had been placed on for a possession of drugs charge, involving carfentanil in his possession on Aug. 10, 2017. Keyes’ community control has now been dishonorably terminated and he has been sentenced to 10 days in jail.

Anthony C. Smith, 23, South Howard Street, Salem, stipulated to violating the terms of his community control from two cases each charging him with possession of drugs, and he was sentenced to serve 310 days in the county jail with credit for 229 days already served, leaving him with 82 days remaining. One of the possession of drugs charge was for cocaine hidden in a cigarette pack on March 21, 2018. The other charge is for methamphetamines on June 13, 2018.


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