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Columbiana County Municipal Court

Police & Courts

Chad C. Dotson, 29, Jennings Avenue, Salem, was bound over in county Municipal Court to the Common Pleas Court grand jury on charges of OVI first offense and failure to comply for allegedly fleeing from police, driving at speeds of more than 80 mph on April 12 before damaging two homes, a ...

Columbiana County Grand Jury

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Scott A. Nelder, 27, Deming Street, Salem, was served a secret indictment charged with possession of cocaine and aggravated possession of drugs. Nelder allegedly had cocaine and oxycodone on July 22. The indictment was issued by the grand jury in February. Daniel J. Lydic, 27, Grove Alley, ...

State Highway Patrol

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Robin M. Seman, 40, East Palestine, was westbound on state Route 517 in Elkrun Township at 2:18 p.m. Monday and went off the right side into a large stone embankment, a ditch and a mailbox. Seman was cited for failure to control and taken to the Salem hospital with minor injuries. Thomas ...

Rollover causes outages

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WELLSVILLE — A semi truck hauling steel electrical poles rolled off of Osbourne Road early Monday. The driver, Ibragi M. Mirzuyen, 24, Dayton, told Trooper Nate Bowlen he had tried to move over to give another driver going the opposite direction more room. Bowlen said the soft berm on the ...

Columbiana County Sheriff

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A possible domestic dispute was reported at the Laundry Barn, state Route 45, Center Township, at 6:45 p.m. Saturday. Both people involved told deputies nothing physical had occurred. They were told to stay away from each other until things calmed down. Deputies were asked to assist Lisbon ...

East Palestine man charged in murder plot

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EAST PALESTINE — A police investigation launched earlier this month thwarted an alleged murder plan hatched by a local resident against two people. According to a press release issued by Chief Jim Brown on Monday, police arrested Ronald Barson, 53, Bacon Avenue, on Saturday on a charge of ...

Trustees pass resolution

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LaCROFT — Liverpool Township trustees added their names Monday night to the list of entities that passed a resolution, shutting out the city of Salem from decision making regarding this year’s Local Government Fund allocation. Trustees also paid $101,638.88 worth of bills and announced ...

Austin case to be heard by visiting judge

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LISBON — A retired Stark County Common Pleas Court judge will preside over the lawsuit filed by a former Columbiana County Dog Pound employee who says she was wrongly fired after alerting authorities about another worker who has since been indicted on theft charges. Judge Lee Sinclair, who ...

Digitally engaged

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EAST LIVERPOOL — The City of East Liverpool is looking to beef up its constituent engagement for the digital age. Residents and interested parties can now download the GovAlert mobile app, which will allow them to communicate directly with the Powers-That-Be regarding issues of ...

Columbiana County Municipal Court

Police & Courts

A June 6 preliminary hearing and pretrial was set in County Municipal Court for Michael A. Tuttle, 60, Berlin Center, cited with improper handling of firearms in a motor vehicle while intoxicated, OVI first offense, possession of marijuana paraphernalia, possession of marijuana and open ...