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Hancock County Sheriff

Police & Courts

Matthew Lapresti, 39, of Washington Pa., was arrested for a third DUI offense and failure to maintain control on June 28. Clarence Blake, 29, was arrested for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute on July 1. Rameon Sumlin, 28, was arrested for conspiracy to deliver and delivery of ...

Columbiana County Municipal Court

Police & Courts

An Aug. 15 preliminary hearing and pretrial was set in County Municipal Court for Timothy J. Johnson, 38, Roller Coaster Road, Lisbon, charged with receiving stolen property and cited with use of an unauthorized plate and a turn signal violation. Johnson allegedly had a registration sticker on ...

Official ceremony held for new shuttle service

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — In the first six days in operations, the new “Make the Connection” shuttle transported more than 75 riders, according to comments made by Tom Andrews, chief executive officer of the Community Action Agency of Columbiana County. Local officials, including East Liverpool ...

East Liverpool Municipal

Police & Courts

— Breanna K. Rawson, of McKee Road in Wellsville, was sentenced to $150 plus costs on a drug abuse instruments charge. Nineteen of 90 days’ jail imposed. She also was placed on three years of probation. A review hearing has been set for 1 p.m. Sept. 27. — Breanna M. Ours, of Lincoln ...

Out & About

Community News

EAST LIVERPOOL — “How-to Butterfly Program”, takes place 10 a.m. Saturday, July 20 at the amphitheater in Beaver Creek State Park. The naturalist will share techniques on how to raise them on your own. Following the presentation, we’ll try our luck at catching and identifying ...

Major Big Oak defendant pleads guilty to charges

Local News

LISBON — Anthony Jackson, one of the major Operation Big Oak defendants, pleaded guilty to all the charges he was facing in Common Pleas Court this week. Jackson, 31, of Cleveland, pleaded guilty to engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity, participating in a criminal gang, aggravated ...

Columbiana County Common Pleas

Police & Courts

LISBON — John A. Zamora, 63, East Third Street, Salem, pleaded guilty in Common Pleas Court to possession of drugs for having oxymorphone on April 1, 2018. Sentencing is set for Oct. 7. He faces up to a year in prison and a $2,500 fine. Docket Entries American Express National Bank vs. ...

Benefit fundraiser set for July 27 at Cove Valley Park

Community News

WEIRTON, W.Va. — A benefit fundraiser, sponsored by Anytime Fitness, Hancock County Parks & Recreation, and Weirton Rental Center takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 27 at Cove Valley Park. Events include a bounce house and obstacle course inflatables, dunk tank, money machine, ...

Lauren Strong Giving Back Hope Festival set for Saturday

Local News

CALCUTTA — One year ago a Beaver Local High School volleyball player had a stroke. In celebration of her recovery, her family is holding the Lauren Strong Giving Back Hope Festival to raise awareness about strokes and to give back to the Ronald McDonald House and Akron Children’s ...

Columbiana County Municipal

Police & Courts

LISBON — In county Municipal Court, a July 25 pretrial was set for Andrew J. Shafer, 40, Shadylane, Lisbon, charged with OVI third offense, driving under suspension, one way traffic and a turn signal violation. A July 16 pretrial was set for Courtney Lane Martin, 21, Mullins Street, Salem, ...