A West Point man with a prior criminal record was sentenced to prison on a burglary charge during action this week in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court.
Chad D. Williams, 29, of state Route 45, was sentenced by Judge David Tobin to two years in prison for burglary, safecracking, and complicity to breaking and entering.
Williams burglarized the home of Michael Myers, state Route 45, Wellsville on Jan. 5 and broke into his safe. He also also helped someone break into the 7 & 30 Superette, state Route 7, Madison Township, on Dec. 25.
Williams had prior convictions for receiving stolen property (two), breaking and entering, theft, OVI and petty theft.
In other court action, Catlin C. Uber, 24, of Northern Cambria, Pa., is scheduled to be sentenced on Oct. 8 after pleading guilty as charged to burglarizing a home on Salem Grange Road, Salem, and the home of Suellen Leg, North Lincoln Avenue, Salem. Both crimes occurred in December 2003.
Brittany M. Fisher, 19, Taylor Avenue, New Waterford, pleaded guilty as charged to theft and to burglary, which was reduced from a second-degree felony to a third-degree felony as part of a plea deal with prosecutors. She is scheduled to be sentenced on Nov. 9.
Fisher and three other people broke into the Zion Lutheran Church in New Waterford on Jan. 19. Church worker Madeline Wilhelm showed up and they took off, with Fisher stealing Wilhelm's car.
Theft charges involving a bad check were dropped against a North Lima at the request of the business that was victimized.
Anthony G. Foote, 39, was charged in Columbiana County Common Pleas with writing a bad check in the amount of $3,252 to R-Way Auto Services, Cherry Fork Road, Leetonia, on April 4. He was bound over to the county grand jury for possible indictment, but the victim no longer wished to pursue charges against Foote, resulting in dismissal of the case.
A drug-dealer from Cleveland was sentenced to more than four years in prison for dealing drugs in Columbiana County.
Chancelor A. Jordan, 25, was sentenced to four-and-half years in prison this week in county Common Pleas Court after pleading guilty to one count of drug trafficking and three counts of drug possession. Other drug charges were dropped as part of a plea deal with the county prosecutor's office.
The drugs involved were cocaine, crack cocaine, meth, Ecstasy and heroin, and the crimes occurred in Lisbon and Salem in 2006 and 2007. Jordan had prior convictions for drug possession, drug trafficking and receiving stolen property.
Also in court:
Shane M. Riggs, 30, Monroeville Heights, Salineville, was sentenced to five years in prison on a variety of drug-related offenses occurring in 2006 and 2007. The charges were five for drug possession, three for drug trafficking, and one count of tampering with evidence for trying to flush heroin down a toilet at his home, which is where most of the crimes occurred. Riggs also had prior convictions for drug abuse and possessing drug paraphernalia.
Jack E. Artrup, 39, Sprucevale Road, Rogers, had his probation extended again following a probation violation on an aggravated assault from 2005. Artrup was sentenced to six months at the prison alternative facility in Wintersville for violating his original probation/treatment program after being found guilty of additional felony charges. This was the second set of violations since being placed on probation in 2005.
Derrick L. Harris, 25, East Eighth Street, East Liverpool, was sentenced to nine months in prison for breaking into an East Liverpool home in December 2007.
Ikeima A. Abercrombie, 22, College Street, East Liverpool, was sentenced to 14 months in prison on four drug possession charges. The crimes occurred in East Liverpool.
Gordon G. Davis Jr., 33, Grant Street, East Liverpool, is scheduled to be sentenced on Oct. 8 after pleading guilty to breaking into Householder's Grocery, Wood Street, Wellsville, on Nov. 2.
Joshua C. Hughes, 26, Pinewood Drive, New Waterford, is scheduled to be sentenced on Oct. 8 after pleading guilty as charged to the felonious assault of a U.S. Marshal. The marshal showed up at a home near Rogers on Dec. 3 to serve Hughes with an arrest warrant when he drove way, nearly striking the marshal in the process.
Wells Fargo Bank v. Jason Pahanish; foreclosure sought against property on Columbia Street, Salem.
East Liverpool City Hospital v. Scott P. Barnhart of Wellsville; collection sought of $18,300 debt.
East Liverpool City Hospital v. Timothy Noling of Rogers; collection sought of $15,313 debt.
Seven Seventeen Credit Union v. Greg Tancer; foreclosure sought against property on Richardson Street, East Liverpool.
East Liverpool City Hospital v. Justin Johnson of Salineville; collection sought of $44,672 debt.
East Liverpool City Hospital v. Melissa Wymer of East Liverpool; collection sought of $33,431 debt.
East Liverpool City Hospital v. Scott D. Emmerling of East Liverpool; collection sought of $16,773 debt.
East Liverpool City Hospital v. Tracy L. Madden of Wellsville; collection sought of $18,474 debt.
East Liverpool City Hospital v. Thelma Williams of East Liverpool; collection sought of $18,191 debt.
East Liverpool City Hospital v. William Jackson of East Liverpool; collection sought of $17,040 debt.
East Liverpool City Hospital v. Tina M. Sprouse of East Liverpool; collection sought of $15,762 debt.
Hudson & Keyes v. Stephen and Lisa Finlay of Salem; collection sought of $12,226 debt.
Daniel Knapp of Hanoveron and Kelly Knapp of Salem; dissolution sought.
Huntington National Bank v. Timothy and Loralie Chaffin, etc; foreclosure sought against property on East Main Street, Salineville.
EverHome Mortgage Co. v. Andrew and Merna Aderhold; foreclosure sought against property on Main Street, Salineville.
Arthur L. McFarland of Salem v. Korff Holdings/Quaker City Castings of Salem and Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation; appeal.
Wells Fargo Bank v. Jill A. Eaton, etc; foreclosure sought against property on Homeworth Road, Homeworth.
Melody Boals of Salem and Gary Boals of Salem; dissolution sought.
James McGee, 26, of Salem v. Ashley M. McGee, 22, of Columbiana; divorce sought.
Chase Home Finance V. Richard A. Demeo, etc; foreclosure sought against property on West Wilson Street, Salem.
Scott and Tracy Burd of Beloit v. Leann H. Laure of Alliance and Grange Mutual Insurance; lawsuit over 2007 traffic accident in Knox Township.
Estate of Kevin Troyer v. Allison Graham, etc; lawsuit settled.
Bank of New York v. Ronald L. Willis, etc; Willis entered into agreement with bank to not pursue foreclosure at this point.
Bank of New York v. Jenelle M. Adams, etc; lawsuit reactivated.
Mark and Debra Emmerling v. Dylan Homes, etc; defendant found to have violated Consumers Sales Practices Act; judgments in the amount of $11,815 and $35,447 awarded to the Emmerlings, plus $1,200 in attorney fees.
Beneficial Ohio Inc. v. Timothy B. Seddon Jr., etc; Beneficial is pursuing alternate action to resolve foreclosure, so order of sale canceled.
Northern Hancock Bank & Trust v. Teresa M. Dailey etc; foreclosure ordered.
Huntington National Bank v. Timothy A. Chaffin, etc; foreclosure ordered against properties on Lisbon Street, Lisbon; on Vine Street, Leetonia; on Lincoln Avenue, East Liverpool.
Ford Motor Credit Co. v. Mary A. Allmon; $19,214 judgment awarded to Ford.
BAC Home Loans Servicing v. Jack and Kathy Nutter, etc; foreclosure ordered against property on Lake Avenue, Salem.
GMAC Mortgage v. Diana L. Cornell, etc; foreclosure ordered.
Seven & Fourteen v. Bruce and Becky McKenzie; defendants filed bankruptcy, so lawsuit against them put on hold.
Eileen M. Schmidt of East Palestine v. Clifford Schmidt II of Lisbon; divorce granted.
Peter Smega v. Ethel M. Smega; plaintiff to quit-claim interest in property and mobile home to defendant.
Tim Benton, etc v. Debra Mullen, etc; all claims dismissed.
Midland Funding v. Chester A. Paxson; $15,177 judgment awarded to Midland.
Huntington National Bank v. Donald C. Hamilton, etc; foreclosure ordered against property on Kelly Avenue, East Liverpool.
First Merit Bank v. B & B Enterprises of East Sparta; foreclosure ordered against property in West Township.
BAC Home Loans Servicing v. Bernadette M. Mellinger, etc; foreclosure ordered against property on Pine Street, Leetonia.
Household Realty Corp. v. Stanley and Nina West; $20,105 awarded to Household.
Jason Miller of Salem and Penny Miller of Mineral Ridge; marriage dissolved.