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The Courts

Common Pleas

New Cases

Cindy A. Willhite, Homeworth, vs. Jimmie A. Willhite, Plains, Kan., legal separation sought.

Anissa A. Citino, Alliance, and Timothy L. Citino, Diamond, dissolution sought.

ABL Wholesale Distributors Inc., Columbiana, vs. Nayef Salahaldin, Lakewood, et al., $43, 404 plus interest sought alleged dishonored instrument and fraudulent business dealings.

Discover Bank vs. Carolyn M. Fulton, East Palestine, $19,361 plus interest sought.

Docket Entries

Jeordyn D. Sollick, East Liverpool, vs. Thad M. Sollick, North Charleston, S.C., divorce granted.

Wendy Marie Hoffman, Columbiana, vs. Jon Allen Hoffman, Columbiana, divorce granted.

Amber L. Rowand, East Liverpool, and Nathan J. Rowand, Wellsville, dissolution granted.

Jami Rae Derry, East Palestine, and Jerry Lee Derry, Alliance, dissolution granted.

County Treasurer vs. Rochelle E. Russell, et al. payment plan entered, foreclosure on hold.

County Treasurer vs. Ross R. Lentini, et al., delinquent taxes and penalties paid, case dismissed.

Huntington National Bank vs. Douglas E. Mills, et al., bankruptcy filed, case on hold.

Carter-Jones Lumber Co. vs. Scott Martin Construction LLC, bankruptcy filed, case on hold.

County Treasurer vs. Sharon Lee Stubblefield, et al., property on Hilltop Drive, Lisbon, sold to Christian A. Barth II for $10,356.

County Treasurer vs. Joseph Armstrong, et al., property on Stagecoach and Fisher Road, East Liverpool, sold to Scott A. Steele for $29,000.

Marriage Licenses

Chancellor Alexander Lamm, 20, East Liverpool, overnight retail, and Julieann McKenzie Stokes, 21, East Liverpool, overnight stocker.

Chandler Robert Cornell, 25, McGaheysville, Va., operations manager, and Danna Lee Talbott, 25, McGaheysville, Va., accounting.

Montana Matthew Matheson, 20, New Waterford, Nelson Tree Service, and Kaylee Rose Quigley, 19, New Waterford, stay at home mom.

Matthew Tyler Gal, 31, New Brighton, Pa., financial analyst, and Ashley Nicole Bennett, 27, New Brighton, Pa., insurance specialist.

Keith A. Raffle, 29, East Liverpool, deputy sheriff, and Jade Nicole Gibson, 31, East Liverpool, nurse.

James Allen Hargreaves, 25, Wellsville, laborer, and Maria Victoria Delcarmen Bautista, 25, Wellsville, retail/customer service.

William R. Clark, 36, Alliance, mechanical repair, and Amanda Sumako Mead, 28, Alliance, medical assistant.

Chase Keith Klein, 27, East Liverpool, general union carpenter, and Sierriah Taylor Smith, 25, East Liverpool, mortgage associate.

Richard Poyntz Owsley Jr., 78, Key Largo, Fla., retired, and Cheryl Locke Grant, 70, Key Largo, Fla., retired.

Bryan Nathaniel Bulger, 42, Alliance, press operator, and Billie Sue Beeson, 26, Alliance, accounts payable clerk.

Douglas Paul Hunter Jr., 30, East Palestine, CDL driver, and Morgan Rebecca Banovsky, 25, East Palestine, medical assistant.

Zachary Jacob Weaver, 23, Minerva, self-employed, and Abigail Dawn Stoltzfus, 20, Minerva, self-employed.

Nicholas Joel Reckner, 32, Salem, welder, and Lynette Nicole Sell, 30, Hanoverton, embryologist.

Grand Jury

LISBON — Shannon L. Schnelle, 34, West North Avenue, East Palestine, was served a secret indictment charging her with illegal use of supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits, a third-degree felony, for alleged stolen benefits between July 23, 2018, and June 30, 2020.

Mark Razo, 38, Canfield, was served a secret indictment charging him with aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, for allegedly having methamphetamine on Aug. 24, 2020.

Both indictments were issued by the grand jury in August.

Court News

LISBON — Ashley M. Hartt, 26, South Lincoln Avenue, Salem, stipulated to violating the terms of her intervention treatment plan, and was ordered to begin a definite term at the Eastern Ohio Correction Center. She will then remain on community control. Hartt had been convicted of three counts of possession of drugs.

Municipal

LISBON — An Aug. 30 preliminary hearing and pretrial was set in county Municipal Court for Brock D. Menough, 35, East Sixth Street, Salem, charged with felonious assault, failure to comply with an order or signal of a police officer and receiving stolen property, while cited with OVI second offense, OVI refusal with prior within 20 years, driving under a 12-point suspension and driving under suspension. On Saturday Menough was allegedly in a vehicle stolen from Jeremy Roosa, failed to stop for police and struck a Perry Township patrol car causing serious injury to Patrolman John Smith.

Michael. C. Robb, 40, Leake Street, East Palestine, was bound over on a charge of promoting prostitution – transport across state lines for sex for hire and permitting drug abuse. On Aug. 14, Robb allegedly transported Brookelyn Frantz from Lisbon to engage in sex for hire and had methamphetamines in the vehicle for them to use.

Michael C. Tack, 50, Warren, was bound over to the grand jury on charges of possessing criminal tools, compelling prostitution and two counts of attempted sexual conduct with a minor. On Aug. 13, he allegedly planned to have sexual activities for money with a mother and her 15-year-old daughter, bringing equipment with him to video tape the event for his “personal use.”

Timothy J. Harrison, 26, Boardman Street, New Waterford, was fined $1,730, had his license suspended for two years, credited with three days in jail, sentenced to an additional seven days and required 40 hours community service for OVI first offense, reckless operation, a seat belt violation, possession of marijuana, possession of drug abuse instruments and obstructing official business amended from tampering with evidence. Harrison was traveling 108 mph in a 55-mph zone, crossed left of center, nearly struck a school bus, made a left turn without signaling and threw two cigarettes containing marijuana out of the vehicle, which were also found with a syringe.

An Aug. 30 preliminary hearing was set for Shawn P. Kempvanee, 37, Annesley Road, East Liverpool, charged with pandering obscenity involving a minor, compelling prostitution, unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and possessing criminal tools. On Friday, Kempvanee allegedly responded to an advertisement involving a mother and 14-year-old daughter and offered them $200 for sex, arriving at a designated meeting location.

An Aug. 30 preliminary hearing was set for Zackary James McFarland, 23, Washington Street, Washingtonville, charged with tampering with evidence and illegal possession of drug paraphernalia for allegedly having a meth pipe that he was attempting to hide in a piece of clothing in Columbiana.

An Aug. 30 preliminary hearing was set for Shawna M. Blake, 35, Yates Road, Salem, charged with obstructing official business for allegedly telling a trooper she did not know the driver and had never met him, when he fled from a vehicle on foot on Sunday.

Terry R. Miller, 41, North Lima, was bound over to the grand jury on a theft charge for allegedly taking a 2020 Toyota Camry without the permission of the owner Samantha Rhodes.

Jonathan Scott Percy, 29, McCloskey Road, New Waterford was fined $1,100, had his license suspended for two years, sentenced to 15 days in jail, placed on 55 days house arrest and required 40 hours community service for OVI third offense, marked lanes and speeding.

Joleen L. Lacey, 33, West Main Street, New Waterford, was fined $1,075, had her license suspended for a year, required to attend a three-day counseling program and ordered 40 hours community service for OVI first offense, possession of marijuana, child restraint and child endangering for having her 5-year-old daughter in the vehicle at the time. A littering from the vehicle citation was dismissed.

Joshua K. Thompson, 31, Butcher Road, Leetonia, was fined $925, 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 and speeding.

Jason Duck, 45, West Eighth Street, Salem, was fined $925, 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 and speeding. A possession of marijuana paraphernalia charge was dismissed.

A domestic violence charge was dismissed against Justin A. Batman-Smitha, 24, Warren.

An Oct. 12 pretrial was set for Christian Lane Plunkett, 27, West Main Street, East Palestine, cited with driving under suspension, speeding and cruelty to animals for abandoning a black lab in home.

A Sept. 2 pretrial was set for Katie L. Wadlow, 35, East Third Street, Salem, obstructing official business, resisting arrest, illegal drug paraphernalia, driving under suspension and furnishing false info. She allegedly gave police a false name, date of birth and address and refused to cooperate with orders when told not to return to the vehicle.

An Oct. 14 pretrial was set for Amy L. Denismone, 50, Alpha Street, East Liverpool, cited with driving under suspension.

Macy C. Goodman, 25, Stewart Road, Salem, was fined $250, credited with a day in jail and required 30 hours community service for disorderly conduct amended from domestic violence for scratching Walker Trayes on the neck and chest.

Walker J. Trayes, 25, Quincy Avenue, Columbiana, was fined $250, credited with a day in jail and required 30 hours community service for disorderly conduct amended from domestic violence for hitting his live-in girlfriend, Macy Goodman, in the eye on July 18.

An Oct. 14 pretrial was set for Raul A. Bautista, 28, Grant Street, Lisbon, charged with obstructing official business for allegedly refusing to cooperate with questions asked by deputies, when they were called to a home for a domestic situation, and he was found visibly bleeding from his right arm and a window was broken.

A Sept. 2 pretrial was set for Michael C. Riley, 42, East Euclid Avenue, Salem, charged with assault for allegedly striking Heather Downs when she tried to break up an argument between Riley and his girlfriend on Friday.

An Oct. 12 pretrial Petra Montgomery, 23, Carlisle Road, Lisbon, theft for allegedly taking a solar lamp off the front porch of a home.

David S. Van Horn, 32, Morris Road, Lisbon, was fined $250 for disorderly conduct amended from domestic violence for choking and pushing Tim Van Horn, his father, and then holding him down on May 8.

A Sept. 2 pretrial was set for Michael A. Westover, 34, Clarkson Road, Rogers, charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle for allegedly taking his father’s red Ford Ranger pickup with a green door without his permission on Friday.

An Oct. 21 pretrial was set for Charles Phillip Garrett Latorre, 39, Fairview, cited with speeding, right of way of public safety vehicle and failure to produce license.

An Oct. 7 pretrial was set for Caitlin N. Cornell, 18, East Perry Street, Salem, charged with theft for allegedly failing to scan $78 in merchandise while paying for $85 in other items on Aug. 22.

An Oct. 7 pretrial was set for Charles Callahan, 64, Girard, cited with driving under suspension and failure to control.

An Oct. 12 pretrial was set for Samuel J. Lapin II, 34, North Lima, cited with drug paraphernalia for allegedly having a meth pipe.

Zion Sophiah Figley, 18, Muscovy Drive, East Palestine, was fined $150 for speeding.

Angela Y. James, 65, Youngstown, was fined $100 for speeding.

Stephanie A. Tate, 31, Youngstown, was fined $150 for driving under suspension and speeding.

Janine M. Naples, 53, Lisbon Road, Salem, was fined $150 for disorderly conduct amended from theft for failing to scan $165 in merchandise at Walmart on Dec. 24.

EL Muni

EAST LIVERPOOL — In East Liverpool Municipal Court, Taylor M. Foster, of Sophia Street, was set Wednesday for a domestic violence pretrial.

Brandon D. Savin, of Valley Avenue, is set for a probable cause hearing Sept. 15.

Skylar W. Lisko, of Pittsburgh, is set Aug. 31 for a pretrial on a domestic violence charge.

Justin L. Vasquez, of Allen Avenue in Columbiana, is set for a preliminary hearing on a domestic violence charge.

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