Police & Courts

Columbiana County Sheriff

Amber Ash, state Route 154, reported at 6 p.m. Friday someone she knows left her home with her 9 mm firearm. She said the gun was not stolen, she just wanted a report on file showing she did not have control of it anymore. Jakob Bell, Campbell Road, Hanover Township, reported at 4:56 p.m. ...

Velma Gailey

Velma Gailey

OHIOVILLE — Velma Lois Gailey, 85 of Ohioville passed away early Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family. Born April 26, 1932 in Ohioville, she was a daughter of the late George and Sarah Hunter Henderson. She was a faithful member of the New Salem Presbyterian Church, ...

Police: Man found in container at landfill killed himself

LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man found dead in a roll-off container at a northeast Ohio construction landfill killed himself, possibly weeks before his remains were found. The body was discovered Friday at the Trumbull County landfill as a driver prepared to unload debris hauled ...

Village man gets four years for sex charges

LISBON — Christopher Osborne, 37, Commerce Street, Wellsville, was sentenced in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court to four years in prison for two counts of gross sexual imposition. Osborne will be required to register as a Tier II sex offender with a duty to register his residence every ...

East Liverpool Municipal

In Municipal Court Tuesday, Kendall A. Roberts, 52, Moore Street, was fined $150 and sentenced to four jail days for disorderly conduct. A charge of driving under suspension was dismissed against James G. Shafer II, 54, state Route 39, Salineville, who was valid at the time of the traffic ...

Columbiana County Juvenile

A 17-year-old Southern Local boy was cited with violating the terms of his probation after he allegedly left home on the morning of Oct. 26 and had still not returned as of Nov. 1. A 17-year-old East Liverpool boy was cited with violating the terms of his probation after allegedly missing 25 ...

Columbiana County Common Pleas

Lucas W. Taucher, 24, Lake Avenue, Salem, was sentenced in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court to 10 months in prison after pleading guilty recently to two counts of trafficking in drugs. On Aug. 22, 2016 and Sept. 21, 2016, Taucher sold hydrocodone including an amount larger than the bulk ...

East Liverpool Police Reports

Responding Monday evening to West Fifth Street for reports of a person upset and beating on a garage door with a rock, officers discovered Kendall A. Roberts, 52, Moore Street. They reported Roberts smelled strongly of alcohol and had slurred speech, not making sense. This was the second call ...

St. Clair Township Police Reports

While northbound on Sprucevale Road, Chance Valentine, 18, East Liverpool Road, lost control of his vehicle, which went off the roadway into a wooded area. No injuries or citations were reported. Ernest L. Pugh, 69, McDonald Street, was westbound on state Route 170 when a vehicle pulled from ...

Lisbon Police Reports

A cemetery employee reported at 1:52 p.m. Nov. 30 a U-haul truck driving at a high rate of speed hit the overhead arch at the gate to the main entrance of the cemetery with the truck. Police responded to a private property crash at the Circle K on North Market Street at 2:40 p.m. Tuesday. No ...