Columbiana County Common Pleas

In Common Pleas Court, Christian R. Barrow, also known as, 2-1, of Cleveland, pleaded guilty to a lesser offense of complicity to robbery, felonious assault and two counts of intimidation. Sentencing is set for Oct. 18. Barrow was involved with several inmates at the county jail on April 17, when they assaulted and robbed Joshua Peterson, then intimidated Peterson and another person, Robert Hiner, in May to convince them not to report the assault and help dispose of the evidence. Barrow is facing up to 22 years in prison and $50,000 in fines.

Wendi R. Hunley, 43, Oak Drive, Wellsville, pleaded guilty to illegal conveyance of drugs of abuse onto the grounds of a detention facility, a third-degree felony, and illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs, a third degree felony. Sentencing is set for Nov. 8, when she faces up to six years in prison and a fine of $20,000. On June 22, 2018, Hunley had attempted to bring a drug of abuse into a government facility and on Dec. 1, 2018 she allegedly had the chemicals to manufacture methamphetamines.

Andrea E. Walters, 22, Youngstown, stipulated to violating the terms of her community control from a vandalism charge when she had a 2015 Chevrolet Malibu in August of 2015, which belonged to Columbiana Buick-Cadillac-Chevrolet, drove it for three weeks before returning it with $3,931 in damage and more than 3,000 miles over the allowance. The violations were financial and community control was terminated.

New Cases

Jeanine E. McCarty, Lisbon, vs. Charles R. McCarty Jr., Lisbon, divorce sought.

Robert L. Thompson, Salem, vs. Lisa A. Miller-Thompson, Hanoverton, divorce sought.

Brenda Hardesty, Columbiana, vs. Sham V. Hardesty, Ellwood City, Pa., divorce sought.

County Treasurer vs. David and Carolyn Grace, et al., foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on Hazel Run Road, Salineville.

County Treasurer vs. White Crown Property Management, et al., foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on Purinton Avenue, East Liverpool.

County Treasurer vs. Joy Norman, et al., foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on Cadmus Street, East Liverpool.

Docket Entries

Oceanside Mortgage Co. vs. Ryan L. Spahr, et al., foreclosure ordered for property on West Main Street, Salineville.

Lakeview Loan Servicing LLC vs. Kala M. Wadlow, also known as Kayla M. Wadlow, et al., property on Chestnut Street, Leetonia, sold to the plaintiff for $66,880.

Lakeview Loan Servicing LLC vs. Michael T. Varney, et al., property on Depot Road, Salem, sold to the plaintiff for $61,881.

Ditech Financial LLC vs. Cynthia A. Kane, et al., case reactivated.

MidFirst Bank vs. Melissa D. Lewis, as heir to the estate of Julia C. Bartlett, et al., property on Lisbon Street, East Liverpool, sold to the plaintiff for $57,489.


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