Police & Courts

Hancock County Grand Jury

NEW CUMBERLAND — Indictments were presented on Tuesday by the Hancock County Grand Jury for the following defendants, provided through assistant county prosecutors Allison Cowden and Jack Wood: Randy Swiger, 55, Cove Road, Weirton, human trafficking (sexual servitude), two counts of ...

East Liverpool Municipal

In Municipal Court Wednesday, Willis Tisdale III, 53, Henry Avenue, was fined $50 for disorderly conduct/urinating in public. A driving under suspension charge was amended to no operator’s license against Jason E. Tice, 46, Erie Street, who was fined $500. A driving under suspension ...

Columbiana County Grand Jury

Darian M. Libert, 20, North Market Street, Lisbon, was served a secret indictment for a possession of drugs charge for allegedly having cocaine on Feb. 17, 2018. The indictment was issued by the grand jury in August.

Columbiana County Common Pleas

Gabe Rocchio, 36, New Cumberland, W.Va., pleaded guilty in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court to 11 counts of aggravated possession of drugs and nine counts of possession of drugs. The charges, which are a part of the Operation Big Oak indictment, are for having cocaine and fentanyl on ...

Columbiana County Municipal

In Columbiana County Municipal Court, Megan L. House, 23, state Route 45, Lisbon, was bound over to the Columbiana County Common Pleas Court grand jury on a felony charge of assault on a corrections officer and a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge. House allegedly kicked, scratched, grabbed ...

East Liverpool Police Reports

Concetta C. Franczek, address not listed, reported threatening messages on Facebook from someone she knows. She was referred to the law director. An officer on patrol reported seeing a man get out of a vehicle at a red light on Dresden Avenue near the BP station. He said the man, later ...

Wellsville Police Reports

Police were called at 7:43 p.m. Sept. 6 to an Independence Square apartment for a report of a man being assaulted in his residence. Upon arrival, Chad Nagle stated Thomas Neely and another man came inside his residence and struck him in the back of the head. Nagle said he believed it was Neely, ...

Highway Patrol/Lisbon Post

Taylor Mae Rourke, 21, Depot Road, Lisbon, and Jacob Sevek, 37, Fairfield School Road, were southwestbound on Columbiana-Lisbon Road in Fairfield Township at 12:25 p.m. Monday and Rourke was passing Sevek who was attempting to turn south into a private drive and struck Rourke. Sevek did not use ...

Columbiana County Sheriff

Craig Edward Susany reported at 5:36 p.m. Monday he believes someone attempted to break into his garage where his business is located on state Route 14 in Unity Township. There were key scratches and marks on the door knob, which was now malfunctioning as if someone attempted to pick the lock, ...

Wellsville Police Reports

Police were called at 11:45 a.m. Thursday to 534 Broadway Ave. for a report of a vehicle hit. Officers spoke with Charles Fisher, who stated Justin Osborn hit the side of his car while driving past and proceeded to leave the scene. Fisher admitted to running at Osborn’s car after he struck ...