Police & Courts

Liverpool Township Police Reports

An officer sitting stationary on Kountz Avenue saw a vehicle northbound on state Route 7 traveling at a slow rate of speed. He checked the speed with a traffic cam and found it to be traveling 31 mph in the 55 mph zone and also had no front license plate. In an attempt to initiate a traffic ...

Columbiana County Sheriff

An open garage door was found at Witmer’s on state Route 14, Salem Township, at 2:58 a.m. Monday. Leetonia police assisted in searching the building. All appeared to be in order. Kathryn Crowell, state Route 172, East Rochester, reported a man and a woman wrapped in a blanket walking along ...

East Liverpool Municipal

In Municipal Court Monday, Jocelyn L. Birch, 22, Mary Street, was fined $675, sentenced to 90 days, 84 suspended, had her license suspended one year and was placed on probation three years for OVI. She was fined $150, sentenced to 30 days, 28 suspended, and placed on probation three years for ...

Columbiana County Municipal

Donald C. Fiore, 51, Madison Avenue, Salem, was bound over to the county grand jury on a charge of OVI fourth offense after he waived his right to a preliminary hearing on Monday in Columbiana County Municipal Court. Additionally charges of OVI second offense, felony OVI and driving under OVI ...

Columbiana County Common Pleas

Juwuan K. Howell, 19, Youngstown, pleaded guilty in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court to burglary, a second-degree felony, which was a lesser included offense to his initial first-degree felony aggravated burglary charge. Howell is facing up to eight years in prison and a $15,000 fine. ...

Lisbon Police Reports

A caller reported a man was was found unconscious at the car wash next to the Circle K at 2:30 a.m. Friday. Police arrived to find Gerald E. Marsden, 48, of Toronto, behind the wheel of a pickup truck, and the officer knocked on the window and Marsden woke up. Marsden smelled of alcohol and ...

Highway Patrol/Lisbon Post

Melinda Sue Cain, 38, Walnut Street, Rogers, and Dalton Eric Wilson, 19, Cannons Mill Road, East Liverpool, were northbound on state Route 7 in Madison Township at 10:18 p.m. Saturday and Wilson attempted to pass Cain and struck her vehicle while merging back into the north lane. Wilson was ...

Two appear in county court

LISBON — A Salem man who brought buprenorphine into the county jail in October 2015 was sentenced to nine months in prison on Monday. Paul E. Esenwein Jr., 52, Salem Unity Road, Salem, had the drugs with him and they were discovered when he was being booked into the county jail. Esenwein ...

Columbiana County Grand Jury

Dawn M. Lycans, 42, East Spruce Street, Lisbon, was served with a secret indictment charging her with drug possession. Lycans was allegedly found in the county with cocaine on Nov. 12, 2015.

East Liverpool Municipal

In East Liverpool Municipal Court Friday, a second arraignment was scheduled for July 22 for Conley G. McCutcheon Jr., 28, Harvey Avenue, East Liverpool, who faces charged of driving under suspension and illegal plates. A July 17 pretrial was set for James A. Craig III, 34, Florence Street, ...