A Dec. 5 pretrial was set for William W. Tyler, 34, Cortland, cited with driving under suspension.
In Columbiana County Municipal Court on Tuesday, Amy M. Phelps, 32, U.S. Route 30, Minerva, was fined $905, sentenced to 10 days in jail, had her license suspended for 12 months and required 40 hours of community service for OVI second offense and a seat belt violation. Charges of driving under FRA suspension and lane violations were dismissed.
Matthew E. Berger, 36, King Road, Salem, was fined $700, had his license suspended for six months, was sentenced to three days in jail and required 30 hours community service for left of center and physical control of a motor vehicle while intoxicated amended from OVI first offense. A headlights violation was dismissed.
In Columbiana County Municipal Court on Thursday, an Oct. 17 preliminary hearing was set for Timothy M. Wamsley Jr., 30, state Route 154, Lisbon, charged with burglary for allegedly going into the home of Lisa Bentfeld while she was at work and taking two family photos on Tuesday. He faces between one and five years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine.
An Oct. 17 preliminary hearing was set for Constance E. Adams, 23, Creek Road, New Waterford, charged with theft for allegedly failing to return a credit card following a purchase made at Gorby's Grocery in East Palestine where she was employed on Oct. 5, then using the card to make several purchases herself between Oct. 5 and 7. She faces between six and 12 months in prison.
Maurice Brown, 23, Cleveland, was bound over to the Columbiana County Common Pleas Court grand jury on a possession of drugs charge after cocaine was reportedly found inside folded paper inside his hat at Fernangles in Salem on Oct. 2.
Richard J. Johnson, 26, East Ninth Street, Salem, was fined $850, had his license suspended for six months, required 15 hours community service and sentenced to three days in jail for OVI first offense and no helmet after he crashed his motorcycle on South Lincoln Avenue in Salem on Sept. 29. Citations of failure to control and temporary permit violation were dismissed.
Chad C. Dotson, 23, Spillway Road, Lisbon, was fined $300 and sentenced to five days in jail for two counts of theft. According to court documents, on Sept. 5 Dotson went into his grandmother's bedroom, stole a ring and asked a friend to sell it for him at Downtown Gems and Jewels in Salem. They received $135 for the ring. Additionally, on Sept. 28 he and a woman reportedly left Giant Eagle without paying for $287 in groceries and when stopped by police he reportedly had a can of whole cashews in his possession.
A Dec. 3 pretrial was set for Nicole M. Linger, 18, Washington Street, Salem, charged with theft for allegedly being the woman with Dotson, who fled from the store on foot.
Thomas Henry, 69, Shady Lane, Lisbon, was fined $140, required 30 hours of community service at a humane society and ordered not to own or possess any animals for seven counts of animal cruelty. Three additional counts were dismissed. According to court documents, Henry was found to have two dead calves, 32 abused chickens and seven abused pygmy goats without food or water on his property between April 21 and May 9. Additionally he reportedly was cruel to two Australian shepherds on May 7 leaving them tied without shelter, food or water. Two dead chickens and 1 dead goat were both found on the property on May 9.
Shane Burkhart, 25, Cedar Ridge Road, Salem, was fined $200 and required 25 hours community service for driving under suspension.
Andrew Smith, 25, Youngstown, was fined $150 for unsafe vehicle amended from speeding.
Marie A. Heninger, 44, Rose Drive, Lisbon, was fined $150, credited with nine days served and required 40 hours community service for assault for punches thrown toward William Lamp and a 9-year-old child at another Rose Drive apartment.
Ronald D. Lacey, 37, state Route 9, Hanoverton, was fined $150, credited with one day served and required 30 hours community service for passing bad checks for a check written to East of Chicago for $52 on Jan. 8.
Chip Reihl, 44, Deerfield, was fined $150 for unsafe vehicle amended from speeding.