Wellsville woman pleads guilty to several charges


LISBON — A Wellsville woman accused of firing a gun into a home on Y&O Road last February pleaded guilty to the related charges against her in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court on Wednesday.

Mary McCullough, 49, Henry Avenue, Wellsville, pleaded guilty to receiving stolen property, improperly handling a firearm in a motor vehicle, improperly discharging a firearm at or into a habitation and OVI.

On Feb. 1, McCullough had a .38-caliber revolver, which had been reported stolen by the owner, Orville Adkins, on the same date. She was driving a red colored Volkswagen Jetta with a black bra on the front end when, in a state of intoxication, she had gone to the home of Keith Wines, 47671 Y and O Road, East Liverpool.

She was standing on his front porch ringing the doorbell and Wines and his girlfriend, Connie Travers, were hiding inside when she reportedly fired into the home through the front door. Wines had been warned she may be coming after McCullough reportedly told others, including members of her own family, that she intended to shoot Wines.

Following the shooting, she was stopped while driving her vehicle on Dresden Avenue and found to still have the loaded gun and to be nearly too intoxicated to stand or walk on her own.

Sentencing is set for Jan. 23. She faces up to 11 and a half years in prison, a $26,075 fine and a three-year license suspension.