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EAST LIVERPOOL — John N. Thompson, 56, Pennsylvania Avenue, has a pretrial date set for 1:30 Sept. 6 for violating a protection order/consent. A personal recognizance bond of $10,000 was filed.

Dawnitta M. Wright, 33, Louise Avenue, was found guilty of an amended charge of disorderly conduct – offensive/inconvenience/annoyance/alarm. The original charge was domestic violence. She was fined $100. A review is set for 1 p.m. Sept. 9.

Merle C. Schreffler, 46, Lisbon Street, has a motion hearing set for 11 a.m. Aug. 2 for driving under suspension and tail and rear license lights.

Douglas H. Flick, 54, Cannon’s Mills Road, has a pretrial set for 11 a.m. July 26 for OVI above .17 breath second offense, OVI second offense, no operator’s license second or more, open container moving and failure to file application. A personal recognizance bond of $5,000 was filed.

Brandi N. Pardell, 36, Irish Ridge Road, was found guilty of driving under suspension FRA suspension and slow speed. She was fined $250 and a review is scheduled for 1 p.m. Sept. 9.

Paul S. Joy Jr. has a status conference set for 1:30 p.m. Aug. 2 for domestic violence.

Michael D. Bruce, 26, Glenn Street, has a motion hearing set for 1 p.m. Sept 6. for OVI first offense, driving under suspension FRA suspension and failure to control vehicle/minor accident.

Gary V. Lovett Jr., 40, Eels Street, was found guilty of an amended charge of lighted lights required The original charge was DUS child support failure pay. He was also found guilty of an amended charge of disorderly conduct. The original charge was possession of marijuana. He was fined $100 .A review is scheduled for 1 p.m. Sept. 9.

Lisa M. Lamp, 38, Echo Dell Road, has a pretrial date set for petty theft for 2:15 p.m. Sept. 6.

Christian A. Brown, 22, Ohio Avenue, was found guilty of an amended charge of obstructing official business. The original charge was using weapons while intoxicated. He was also found guilty of possession of marijuana. He was fined $325 and sentenced to 90 days of jail suspended and 20 hours of community service. He must go through substance abuse evaluation and is on probation with his firearm forfeited to law enforcement and no weapons allowed in his car on probation. A review is scheduled for 1 p.m. Sept 9.

Mikhail Prokopovich, 33, Overlook Avenue in Broadview Heights, has a pretrial set for 2 p.m. Sept 1. for OVI first offense, failure to control vehicle minor accident and two counts of physical control. A personal recognizance bond of $5,000 was filed.

Tonie G. Christy, 33, Diamond Street in Irondale, has a status conference at 10 a.m. Aug. 9 and a trial date set for 1:30 p.m. Aug. 16 for driving under suspension 12-point suspension and improper prohibited turn.

Rosita C. Wright, 55, Mick Road in Wellsville, was found guilty of petty theft and fined $250 and sentenced to 30 days jail, 30 days suspended as well as 30 community service hours. She is placed on probation and allowed no contact with WalMart. A review is scheduled for 1 p.m. Sept 9.

Municipal

LISBON — In Columbiana County Municipal Court, a case against Joshua Simpkins, 37, New Castle, Pa., was bound over to the county grand jury on charges of compelling prostitution, a third-degree felony, and possessing criminal tools, a fifth-degree felony, after he waived his right to a preliminary hearing.

Simpkins allegedly arrived at a designated meeting place in East Palestine on June 11 with money and his phone after responding to an ad placed by a Mahoning Valley Human Trafficking Task Force agent posing as a 16-year-old female on a website known for prostitution and requesting sexual activity in exchange for $70.

James Berk, New Galilee, Pa., 53, was fined $500 and ordered to complete 20 hours community service for engaging in prostitution. A charge of criminal tools was dismissed. Berk showed up on Jan. 30 in East Palestine after arranging to meet a Mahoning Valley Human Trafficking Task Force agent posing as a female offering sex for hire and requesting sexual conduct in exchange for $160.

Benjamin Martin, 23, Youngstown, was fined $500 and ordered to complete 40 hours community service for engaging in prostitution, with charges of possessing criminal tools and expired license suspended. Martin responded to an ad on a known escort website and requested sexual activity in exchange for $60 from an undercover Mahoning Valley Human Trafficking Task Force agent posing as a female, showing up in East Palestine with the money and his phone on March 27.

Brandon Sanor, 36, West Maryland Avenue, Sebring, was fined $250 for disorderly conduct, amended from assault, for punching another inmate in the face while incarcerated at the Columbiana County jail. Sanor received credit for 16 days served and was released from jail.

Danny Shultz, state Route 164, Lisbon, was fined $1,100 and his license was suspended for one year for operating a vehicle under the influence, driving under suspension and a tail light violation. A felony charge of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle was dismissed without prejudice after the victim failed to appear for the preliminary hearing. Shultz had been accused of using a vehicle without the consent of the owner on Feb. 1 on Cliff Drive, Salem.

Bradley Mcrobie Jr., 39, Carrollton, was fined $975, sentenced to 90 days in jail, with 87 days suspended and credit for three days served in a driver intervention program for OVI and left of center. His license was suspended for one year and he was ordered to perform 20 hours community service.

Dana McGilvary was fined $150 and sentenced to 20 hours community service, for disorderly conduct, amended from possession of a drug abuse instrument, for possessing an orange hypodermic needle cap when she spoke with officers who were responding to the Frola motel, Lisbon on Mar. 25. Within the hotel room’s bathroom, a hypodermic needle belonging to McGilvary was also found.

Andrea Gibson, 44, East Rochester, was fined $500 for domestic violence and aggravated menacing, for threatening to kill her boyfriend multiple times on Jun. 10 in East Rochester.

Macenzie Boyd, 18, Elkton Road, Lisbon, was fined $300, sentenced to 10 days in jail with 7 suspended, and 3 days credit for a driver intervention program, and had her license suspended for 90 days with driving privileges, for OVI underage, and a lights violation.

Alex Calel, 22, North Lundy Avenue, Salem, was fined $1,125, sentenced to 90 days in jail with 87 suspended and 3 days credit for a driver intervention program, and had his license suspended one year, for OVI and driving under suspension.

Judson Edling, 36, Cedar Ridge Drive, Salem, was fined $150 for possession of marijuana for possessing marijuana during a traffic stop on state Route 344, Salem on June 12.

A pretrial was set Sept. 12 for Steven Maglin, 51, Youngstown, charged with engaging in prostitution, and possession of criminal tools, for allegedly arranging to meet with an undercover agent of the Mahoning Valley Human Trafficking Task Force posing as an adult woman for sexual acts in exchange for $100 on June 3 in East Palestine. Maglin allegedly had in his possession the $100 and the cell phone used to arrange the meeting.

A pretrial was set Sept. 13 for David Witherspoon, 53, South Broadway, Salem, for peeling tires.

A pretrial was set Aug. 25 for Corbin Detwiler, 40, Rogers, charged with OVI first offense, and failure to control.

A probation violation hearing was set Sept. 20 for Michael Garlough, 20, Leetonia, originally charged with disorderly conduct amended from improper handling, stemming from an incident during a traffic stop on Nov. 19, 2020, in Leetonia.

A status conference was set July 11 for Devin Lodge, 20, old state Route 558, Salem, charged with failure to stop after an accident, operating a motor vehicle without a valid license and failure to control.

A pretrial was set Sept. 6 for Curtis Laughlin, 31, state Route 154, Rogers, charged with expired plates

A pretrial was set Sept. 8 for Zachary Jones, 41, state Route 154, Negley, charged with failure to control.

Kenneth Hanna, 58, Walnut Street, Rogers, was fined $50 for no motorcycle endorsement and a charge of driving under suspension was dismissed.

Michael Hipsley, 29, state Route 39, Salineville, was fined $100 for driving under suspension.

Bryan Brooks, 31, Akron, was fined $150 for driving under suspension.

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