Police & Courts

Columbiana County common pleas

Willie L. Curry, 33, pleaded guilty in Common Pleas Court to having weapons while under disability and requested immediate sentencing. Curry was sentenced to 18 months in prison. Curry had a .380 caliber Cobra firearm in the waist band area of his pants on Aug. 21, 2018 when he has a previous ...

Columbiana County Sheriff

nTwo people were reported sleeping or passed out in a vehicle at 344 Auto, state Route 344, Fairfield Township, at 10:39 a.m. Tuesday. Deputies found Diane and Shawn Peterson of Sharon, Pa., who had gotten tired driving and pulled over the rest. Neither had any warrants and were allowed to ...

Lisbon Police Reports

Preston L. Wright, 26, Forest Street, was charged with possessing drug paraphernalia and received a warning for marijuana possession following a traffic stop on state Route 154 at 9:43 p.m. Tuesday. After being pulled over for not having a valid license, Wright gave police permission to search ...

Columbiana County Grand Jury

Brandon Jeffrey Zepernick, 26, Buffalo Road, Kensington, was served a secret indictment charged with aggravated possession of drugs for allegedly having methamphetamines on Sept. 15. The indictment was issued by the Common Pleas Court grand jury in March.

Columbiana County Common Pleas

In Common Pleas Court James Heck, 43, Newell, W.Va., was placed on a four-year intervention treatment plan for 13 charges related to the Operation Big Oak indictment. As a part of the intervention program, Heck was sentenced to an indefinite term of six months at the Eastern Ohio Correction ...

Columbiana County Juvenile

A 13-year-old East Liverpool girl was cited into County Juvenile Court after allegedly threatening a shooting event at the school. On Feb. 21 she allegedly posted on social media “someone also said they were gonna shoot up EL schools if that page exposed more people and they did.” A ...

Lisbon police reports

Kenneth A. Poynter, 43, of Leetonia, was cited for assured cleared distance after he struck the stopped vehicle in front of him at the intersection of state Routes 164 and 517 at 4:40 p.m. Monday. After clipping the other vehicle, which was driven by Gary L. Maynard, 51, of Salineville, Poynter ...

Columbiana County Sheriff

Laura Martin, Alliance, reported a domestic dispute at a Shontz Drive, Wellsville home at 7:33 a.m. Friday. Upon arriving, deputies were told the victim was several doors down the street. Dominique Powell was out of breath and shaking. She told deputies her live-in boyfriend, Curtis Peachey, ...

State Highway Patrol

Carmen A. Chick, 48, Salem, and William Dillon Polen, 19, Salem, we’re westbound on Georgetown Road in Butler Township at 7:40 a.m. Monday and Chick slowed to make a left turn into his driveway and was struck from behind by Polen. After impact, Chick then went off the south side into a ...

Columbiana County Municipal Court

In county Municipal Court, Angela J. Craik, 35, Fair Avenue, Salem, was credited with a day served in jail, sentenced to an additional 16 days in jail, had her license suspended for three years, fined $900 and required 30 hours community service for OVI second offense and a plate light ...