Columbiana County Common Pleas

Lawrence R. Keats, 62, pleaded guilty to possession of drugs and was placed on two years community control after requesting immediate sentencing in Common Pleas Court on Thursday. Keats was charged with possession of drugs for having buprenorphine on Feb. 8, 2016.

New Cases

NewRez LLC vs. Scott and Sharon Cross, et al., foreclosure sought for property on state Route 588, Columbiana.

John Deere Financial vs. Pyramid Underground Services LLC, et al., $15,416 plus interest sought for alleged debt owed.

Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC vs. Ruth L. Bryarley, $2,879 plus court costs sought.

JPMorgan Chase Bank vs. Amanda L. Blazer, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Lisbon Street, East Liverpool.

Melissa Brink, Salem, vs Willis Brink, Salem, divorce sought.

Gary A. Shell Sr., Lisbon, and Jacqueline M. Shell, Leetonia, divorce sought.

Timothy Hannan Jr., St. Clairsville, vs. Brandy (Vantilburg) Hannan, Wellsville, divorce sought.

Michael Wayne McKinnon, East Liverpool, vs. Samantha Duncan McKinnon, Milton, Fla., divorce sought.

Chalnessa Mertzweiller, Salem, vs. Samuel D. Mertzweiller, Boise, Idaho, divorce sought.

Docket Entries

Reverse Mortgage Solution Inc. vs. Shawn A. Sanchez, et al., property withdrawn from sheriff’s sale.

Barclays Bank Delaware vs. David Merriman, defendant ordered to pay plaintiff $8,397 and court costs.

PNC Bank vs. Donald J. Chestnut, et al., foreclosure ordered for property on state Route 517, Lisbon.

Petition granted for Leetonia to transfer $25,500 from the mayor’s court computer fund to the general fund.

Nicole Marie Knauff, East Liverpool, vs. Randy Alan Knauff II, East Liverpool, divorce granted.

County Treasurer vs. Robert L. Wright, et al., delinquent taxes and penalties paid, case dismissed.