A secret indictment for drug possession was dropped because the suspect died.
The indictment was issued by the Columbiana County grand jury against Ralph M. Swartz, 41, of Bell School Road, East Liverpool. He was accused of being in possession of cocaine on Feb. 24.
The indictment was dismissed after Swartz died at his home on July 3.
Joyce E. Fife of Beloit v. Harry E. Fife of Massillon; divorce sought.
James W. Freeman of Lisbon v. Julie A. Freeman of Lisbon; divorce sought.
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Anna L. Thomas of Salem, and on behalf of her son, Avery L. Thomas, v. Allstate Fire & Casualty and James A. Browning of Salem; lawsuit over July 2012 traffic accident on state Route 344; $25,000-plus in damages sought.
Six Recycling Corp. of East Liverpool v. Alcan Construction of New Castle, Pa., et al; lawsuit over money owed Six Recycling for worked performed as subcontractor on a job for Alcan; $18,847 sought, as well as $25,000-plus in damages.