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Shot fired during Palestine incident

Local News

EAST PALESTINE — A local officer who responded to a domestic violence incident on South Washington Street on Saturday fired his gun after being repeatedly attacked by the resident. Police Chief Jim Brown released information on Wednesday stating that patrolman Matthew Elser was attacked by ...

Lisbon Police Reports

Police & Courts

Kathy Harmon of Columbiana was backing out of the county courthouse parking lot when she struck a parked car belonging to Michael Bugara of Alliance at 10:28 a.m. Monday. Zachary Moore, East High Street, reported he is selling a Dodge Avenger on Facebook, and at 1:27 p.m. Monday a Zach ...

Feds investigate Governor Justice’s Greenbrier charities

Local News

CHARLESTON — The charity associated with Gov. Jim Justice’s Greenbrier Classic golf tournament is under federal investigation according to a subpoena sent to the state Department of Commerce. The grand jury subpoena, which required all documents to be sent by April 2, sought all ...

Salineville Police Reports

Police & Courts

A man reported on Sunday he lost his brown leather wallet, which looks like a cowboy boot and was last seen at the Salineville Car Wash. While running radar on state Route 39 on Tuesday police stopped a speeding vehicle and found the passenger in the back seat to be Bridget McKinnon, who had ...

West Point Fire Calls

Police & Courts

First responders were called to a possible overdose on Steubenville Pike at 7:16 p.m. Tuesday. A caller from 15459 state Route 45 reported his parrot flew into a tree at 5:55 p.m. Tuesday and would not come down.

State Highway Patrol

Police & Courts

Shane C. Nevling, 45, Southington, Ohio, and Sadie Post, 23, Youngstown, were stopped at a stop sign south on state Route 165 at state Route 14 in Unity Township at 11:04 a.m. Sunday and Post struck Nevling from behind. Post was cited for assured clear distance. Pamela A. Risbeck, 43, Lisbon, ...

Columbiana County Sheriff

Police & Courts

Brenda Williams, Depot Street, Rogers, reported a suspicious man in her yard at 2:33 p.m. Monday. The man, later identified as Robert Ross, Bell Road, Lisbon, had told Williams there was a leprechaun in the creek beside her yard, then stood in her yard for a bit, looking at the creek. He moved ...

Columbiana County Municipal Court

Police & Courts

A May 13 pretrial was set in County Municipal Court for Donzel E. Owens Jr., 71, state Route 45, Lisbon, charged with sexual imposition for allegedly grabbing another male’s genitals on Sunday. James Robert Lamp, 43, Foundry Hill Road, Summitville, was fined $700, had his license suspended ...

Columbiana County Common Pleas

Police & Courts

Dewey J. Souers, 29, Vine Avenue, Salem, pleaded guilty in Common Pleas Court to possession of drugs and two counts of aggravated possession of drugs. He faces up to three years in prison, a five-year license suspension and a $7,500 fine. Souers had methamphetamine and fentanyl on Aug. 17, as ...

Columbiana County Grand Jury

Police & Courts

Karen L. Plegge, 60, East Fourth Street, Salem, was served a secret indictment charged with aggravated trafficking in drugs for allegedly selling oxycodone in the vicinity of a school on April 20, 2018. The indictment was issued by the grand jury in March.