Police & Courts

East Liverpool Police Reports

Police stopped a vehicle on North Street at 9:11 p.m. Thursday, finding the vehicle belonging to Erin Merriman allegedly had illegal plates. The driver, Dustin Randolph had a valid license and no warrants, but could not provide any registration or a signed title for the vehicle. The vehicle was ...

Columbiana County Sheriff

A church on state Route 7, New Waterford, reported a problem at 3:49 p.m. Friday. Deputies arrived to find a homeless person, who they transported to a local business for the night. Deputies smelled the odor of marijuana coming from a car at a gas station on state Route 154, Lisbon, at 9:41 ...

Judge denies motions to delay county man’s prison sentence

LISBON — Rusty Ray Altman, who was convicted in January by a jury for a charge of violating a protection order, had several motions denied this week in Common Pleas Court. Altman’s defense attorney, Paul Conn, had filed motions to delay Altman beginning his one-year prison sentence until ...

Salineville Police Reports

Officers responded to the area of 122 Main Street Thursday night for possible gunshots, but found the area quiet with no source of gunshots found. Officers stood by at 26 Main Street because the owners were serving the tenants with a three-day eviction notice. Officers responded to 409 ...

St. Clair Township Police Reports

Britania Brown, 37, Toronto, reported she was riding with a man she knows south on state Route 11 from Youngstown when he struck her in the face and threatened to shoot her, saying he had a gun. He drove to Walmart in Calcutta, where he told Brown to get out of the car and then left. The ...

Liverpool Township Police Reports

An officer initiated a traffic stop for a speeding offense, and the driver, David R. Wales, 30, West Southern Avenue, Columbiana, said he didn’t have a license. The officer reported detecting an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and had East Liverpool’s K-9 Officer Nero come to the ...

East Liverpool Police Reports

Responding to information about possible drug activity at a Wilbert Avenue apartment where children were present, officers spoke to apartment occupants Scott Martin and Amanda Allen. Allen said there was no drug activity and her children were not present, giving officers consent to come in and ...

Lisbon Police Reports

An officer responded at 5:57 a.m. Thursday to an alarm drop at Numbers Brewery, where they found a construction worker at the front door. The worker said he accidentally tripped the alarm and was unable to reset it. The officer checked the entire building and found no one else and said the ...

State Highway Patrol

While southbound on state Route 170 at 7:50 a.m. Friday, Joseph E. Klavuhn, 74, Dyke Road, Rogers failed to control his vehicle, which went off the right side, striking a guardrail, overturning onto its side. Klavuhn said he had fallen asleep. He was charged with failure to control. St. Clair ...

Columbiana County Municipal Court

In Columbiana County Municipal Court, David L. Smith, 48, Canton, was fined $400, sentenced seven days jail, placed on two years probation and a one year license suspension for for driving under suspension and physical control. James Lee Davisson, 23, East Liverpool, was fined $130 and had ...