Police & Courts

Columbiana County Common Pleas

LISBON — A Pennsylvania woman avoided prison time for defrauding the state of more than $20,000 in public assistance benefits. Tracy Wright-Krall, 35, of Enon Valley, was sentenced by Columbiana County Common Pleas Court Judge Megan Bickerton to four years’ probation after pleading guilty ...

Lisbon Police Reports

— Police were called to the Days Inn at 11:46 p.m. Tuesday about a man throwing beer bottles in the parking lot. Police arrived to find a man on the sidewalk talking on the phone but there was no evidence of any broken beer bottles or that he had been drinking. The man, who is from Alabama, ...

Columbiana County Sheriff

—Bernard Mlapah reported he was pulling into the entrance to the federal prison on Scroggs Road in Elkton at 2:21 p.m. Monday when he swung wide and sideswiped a Toyota that was at the stop sign. The other vehicle was a prison employee leaving work. —A woman who lives on Hartley Road, ...

Columbiana County Municipal Court

In Columbiana County Municipal Court, David W. Phillis, 61, Beaver Falls, Pa., was extradited to Pennsylvania on fugitive from justice charge. Theren Michael Pearson, 25, Lisbon, was fined $555, sentenced three days jail, placed on two years probation, required 40 hours community service and ...

Columbiana County grand jury

Two more people secretly indicted by the Columbiana County grand jury were served with their indictments over the weekend Christopher J. Farnsworth, 47, Fenton Street, East Liverpool, charged with possessing cocaine in the county on Oct. 9, 2018. Kenneth T. Dean III, 29, of Leetonia, ...

Columbiana County Common Pleas

A Wellsville-area man received probation on drug charges during action last week in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court. Matthew T. Spooner, 30, of state Route 45, was found to be drug dependent and therefore eligible for treatment. He pleaded guilty as charged to being in possession of a ...

East Liverpool Municipal Court

In East Liverpool Municipal Court, Mary F. Judy, Blakely Street, was fined $1,000 and given 180 days in jail, 90 imposed, and a three-year license suspension for OVI , driving under suspension and a stop sign violation. Justin M. Gamble, Bates Street, was fined $250 and given a 90-day ...

Columbiana County Sheriff

A man who lives at 15150 Purton Road, Madison Township, reported there was an orange Fusion parked at the end of his driveway at 1:36 a.m. Tuesday but then it took off. A deputy was unable to locate the car. A resident of James Drive, Wellsville, reported at 5:29 a.m. Tuesday her ex-boyfriend ...

State Highway Patrol

Jarrod Starkey, 27, Wellsville, was southbound on state Route 39 in Washington Township at 4:50 a.m. July 30 and his vehicle caught fire. Darrell B. Smith, 68, Wellsville, was eastbound on state Route 39 in Yellow Creek Township at 12:36 p.m. Saturday and was struck by Kelly Jodeah Dane ...

Lisbon Police Reports

Police were called to South Green Street at 12:46 p.m. Monday after yet another semi-trailer relying on GPS was sent down the small street, which is in a residential area. Police stopped traffic so the trucker could back onto West Lincoln Way to get turned around. No damage occurred to ...