Columbiana County Common Pleas

In Columbiana County Common Pleas Court, Tracy Jackson, 50, Cleveland, one of the 100 people indicted as a part of Operation Big Oak, pleaded guilty to wrongful entrustment of a motor vehicle. Sentencing is set for Dec. 7.

Originally, Jackson had been charged with permitting drug abuse, a fifth-degree felony. The wrongful entrustment charge, a misdemeanor one, has a maximum sentence of 180 days in jail and a $1,000 fine.

Jason R.S. Gish, 22, Leetonia Road, Leetonia, stipulated to violating the terms of his intervention plan he was on following a conviction for two counts of trafficking in drugs. Gish’s intervention plan has now been dishonorably terminated and he was placed on community control.

New Cases

Christy N. Baker, Columbiana, vs. Richard A. Baker, Lisbon, divorce sought.

Robin and Lanny Ickes, Homeworth, vs. Leigh and Jason Laney, Homeworth, custody sought by grandparents.

Tamara and Dennis Roberts, Lisbon, vs. Katey E. Roberts, Lisbon, companionship sought by grandparents.

Docket Entries

Ohio Edison Co. vs. Harold J. Brush, case dismissed.

U.S. Bank National Association vs. Nancy Louis Atkinson, et al., property on South Market Street, East Palestine sold to the plaintiff for $47,100.

CitiMortgage Inc. vs. the unknown heirs of Thomas W. Warren, et al., foreclosure ordered for property on Washington Avenue, Columbiana.

County Treasurer vs. Daniel L. Taylor, et al., foreclosure ordered for property on East Third Street, Salem.

Youngstown State University vs. Amanda R. Stout, defendant ordered to pay plaintiff $4,016 plus interest.

Kent State University vs. Beth Anne Jarrett, also known as Beth Garrod, defendant ordered to pay plaintiff $3,236 plus interest.

Bank of America vs. Ricky D. Mellott, et al., case dismissed.

Citizens Bank vs. Scott A. Henthorne, et al., case reinstated to the active docket.

County Treasurer vs. Kevin L. Shaffer, delinquent taxes and penalties paid, case dismissed.