Thompson to appeal
LISBON — The intent to appeal has been filed with Columbiana County Common Pleas Court for Jason Thompson, 42, Commerce Street, Wellsville, who was sentenced last week to 13 years in prison for his involvement in the food deprivation of his girlfriend’s three children during the summer of 2015. Thompson, who was found guilty in a trial directly to Judge Scott Washam, is appealing both the conviction and the sentence in the case. The appeals case will be sent to the 7th District Court of Appeals.
Chachi Peddicord, 31, Lisbon Street, East Liverpool, pleaded guilty to breaking and entering and burglary. He faces up to nine years in prison and a $17,500 fine. Sentencing is set for Jan. 23. On Dec. 5, 2014, Peddicord pried open a window at the Convenient Food Mart, located near his home, so he could steal items including cigarettes and a safe. Then on Dec. 19, 2014, he and a co-defendant, trespassed into the home of Jamie Kapp, South Surry Road, East Liverpool, entering the home through a front window with the intent of taking items including TVs, a computer and game equipment, when a police officer saw him exiting the basement area of the house.
Caleb T. Kaiser, 20, Beech Street, Alliance, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for complicity to breaking and entering and complicity to theft for driving Walker Lanham to Brunner Farm Market, where Lanham entered a garage and stole several firearms on April 25, 2014. Lanham, 23, Cenfield, Alliance, already pleaded guilty in 2014 to the charges of theft and breaking and entering he faced and was immediately sentenced to four years community control with up to six months at the Eastern Ohio Corrections Center.
Martika S. Lee, 25, Cleveland, pleaded guilty to receiving stolen property for having a Ruger SR 1911 firearm in the glovebox of her vehicle with a round in the chamber on Dec. 13, 2015. The gun had been reported stolen in Olmsted Township about 16 months earlier. She faces up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine. Sentencing is set for Jan. 9.