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Court News

Salem man charged with aggravated drug possession

LISBON — Michael K. Newell, 35, South Union Avenue, Salem, pleaded guilty in Common Pleas Court to aggravated possession of drugs, a third-degree felony and possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, for having methamphetamines and buprenorphine on Jan. 9, 2019. Then in another case he ...

ELO COURT

EAST LIVERPOOL — In East Liverpool Municipal Court, Connie M. Balch, of St. Clair Avenue, was sentenced to $250 plus costs and 30 days in jail (one imposed) on a petty theft charge. In addition to being banned from all Columbiana County Walmart stores, she must return for a review at 1 p.m. ...

Lisbon woman charged with theft of workers comp

LISBON — Michelle M. Stryffeler, 57, Bayard Road, Homeworth, was served a secret indictment charging her with theft, a fifth-degree felony. Stryffeler allegedly stole $6,850 in unemployment compensation benefits belonging to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services between Sept. 8, 2018 ...

Lawsuit against school over threat allegation settled by insurance

LISBON — The lawsuit alleging a Lisbon elementary school student was wrongfully accused of making a bomb threat and mistreated while being questioned by the principal was settled and dismissed eight months ago. A motion announcing the lawsuit had settled and dismissed was filed in federal ...

Salineville man gets prison for not registering address as sex offender

LISBON — A Salineville man ran out of viable excuses for why he has continued to fail to register his address as a sexual offender during his sentencing hearing in Common Pleas Court on Monday. Michael Allan White, 55, East Main Street, Salineville, was sentenced by Judge Megan Bickerton to ...

ELO COURT

EAST LIVERPOOL — In East Liverpool Municipal Court, Michael T. Landrum, of Wilbert Avenue, was set for a 9 a.m. pretrial March 12 on criminal damaging and disorderly conduct while intoxicated charges. An extradition hearing will be set at 9 a.m. April 2 for Alonna J.E. Adkins, of McDonald ...

PLEAS COURT

New Cases Village of Wellsville and Regional Income Tax Agency v. Francis S. Hughes of Wellsville; collection sought of delinquent village income taxes allegedly owe between 2013 and 2018. Farmers National Bank v. Charles and Linda Billingham, et al; foreclosure sought against home on Megan ...

Canton man charged with drug possession

LISBON — A secret indictment issued by the county grand jury was served this week on Darrin C. Saunders, 56, of Canton, who is charged with aggravated possession of drugs. Saunders was allegedly found with meth on Nov. 25, 2019.

Municipal

LISBON— In county Municipal Court, An April 21 pretrial was set for Amy C. Watkins, 51, West 6th Street, Salem, charged with disorderly conduct. An April 13 pretrial was set for Kevin W. Bleich, 32, Salem-Warren Road, Salem, cited for driving under suspension. An April 20 pretrial was set ...

Pleas Court

New Cases Tonika L. Vantilburg of East Liverpool and her child, Tyree W. Vantilburg, v. Jeffrey Smith of East Liverpool and Joseph Trucking of Irondale; lawsuit over December 2016 traffic accident in East Liverpool, $25,000-plus in damages sought. Capital One Bank v. James A. Stewart of ...