Police & Courts

Lisbon Police Reports

A motorist in a white truck drove off from the Valley View convenience store without paying for $40 in fuel at 12:22 p.m. Thursday. The license plate came back to Robert Westover, who was contacted. Westover told police he forgot to pay but would return to make payment. Robert Parrish ...

Vehicle hits flagger in work zone

RICHMOND — A flagger in a construction zone was struck by a vehicle on Monday morning on state Route 152, south of state Route 646, in Jefferson County. The Ohio State Highway Patrol reported the driver, Dylan Jones, 21, state Route 152, Richmond, was adjusting the radio in the vehicle when ...

Highway Patrol/Lisbon Post

David E. Ballard, 43, North Pleasant Drive, East Palestine, was driving on Cherry Fork Road in Fairfield Township at 9:51 p.m. May 23 when a pickup coming the other direction went left of center on a bend, striking his vehicle. The driver of the truck, described as large and red and white, kept ...

Lisbon Police Reports

A caller reported there was a man walking down the middle of state Route 164 south at 5:11 p.m. Sunday, and an officer found Robert Vecchio doing just that outside village limits. The officer pulled over and told Vecchio to quit walking in the road. Vecchio was carrying a 12-pack of Red Apple ...

Columbiana County Sheriff

Joni M. Jefferys, Meadow Wood Drive, Butler Township, reported at 5:34 p.m. Wednesday her son, Chance Beitler, physically assaulted her. She went to wake him up and he reportedly awoke in a rage, head butted his mother in the head and bit her finger. He also reportedly threatened if Jefferys ...

Columbiana County Common Pleas

New Cases Jarrod B. Giambrone, East Palestine, and Ashley A, Giambrone, East Liverpool, dissolution sought. Kent State University vs. Monica S. Cosma, Salem, $2,610 plus interest sought for alleged debt owed. Ohio Edison Co. vs. Melinda M. Bell, Kensington, $5,356 plus interest sought for ...

Columbiana County Municipal

A June 7 preliminary hearing was set in Columbiana County Municipal Court for Richard D. Simons, 18, West Clark Street, East Palestine, charged with burglary and two counts of theft. Simons allegedly broke into a South Market Street, East Palestine, home on Tuesday, stole the keys to a 2017 ...

East Liverpool Police Reports

Officers were dispatched May 30 to a Jackson Street residence in response to a Hancock County W.Va. 911 in which the caller stated there was an emergency and then hung up. Officers indicated there is no such address on Jackson Street so they instead responded to a Jackman Street address, and ...

Judge to consider plea change in drug trafficking case

LISBON — Tiona L. Jones, the Warren woman accused of leading a drug trafficking ring in Salem, requested on Thursday to be allowed to withdraw her previous guilty pleas to many of the long list of charges against her. The 35-year-old Jones, also known as T, told Columbiana County Common ...

Wellsville Police Reports

Police were called around 5:30 p.m. May 20 to the 100 block of Independence Square where Barbara Ours reported two children were caught at Yellow Creek smoking Swisher Sweet Cigarillos. Ours confiscated three packs of the strawberry-flavored cigarillos from the children, and asked them where ...