Grand jury issues 44 indictments

LISBON — The Columbiana County Common Pleas Court grand jury issued 44 indictments this week, including the following superseding and open indictments:

A superseding indictment was issued for Cody A. Barham, 26, Rose Avenue, Salem, charged with possession of drugs and three counts of aggravated possession of drugs. On May 14, Barham allegedly had methamphetamine and buprenorphine, as well as additional methamphetamine on both June 16 and July 19.

Richard E. Chludzinski, 46, state Route 154, Rogers, is charged with fourth-degree felony OVI for allegedly operating a vehicle on Aug. 10, while under the influence of alcohol or drugs when he has previous OVI convictions in April 2014, July 2018 and November 2018.

Curtis J. McKinnon, 23, Youngstown, is charged with tampering with evidence, a third-degree felony, for allegedly altering, concealing or removing an item to avoid it being used as evidence on Sept. 19, when he reportedly threw a baggie of suspected cocaine out the bedroom window of an Independence Square apartment.

William D. Barrett Jr., 38, East Fifth Street, Salem, is charged with burglary, breaking and entering and receiving stolen property. On Aug. 15, Barrett allegedly went into a garage attached to a home at 1716 Maple Avenue, Wellsville, for the purpose of stealing items. Additionally, Barrett allegedly disposed of items he reasonably should have known were obtained through theft, including a Mongoose bike, a Craftsman air compressor, an Xbox and an Xbox game controller.

James Edward Barber, 41, last known address state Route 154, Lisbon, is charged with failure to provide notice of change of address, a third-degree felony. On June 28, Barber failed to register with the sheriff’s office when he has a 2013 gross sexual imposition conviction in Stark County.

Raymond T. Boso, 39, Trotter Road, East Liverpool, is charged with aggravated burglary, a first degree felony, and felonious assault, a second degree-felony. On Oct. 8, Boso allegedly forced his way into the home of Sharon Rayl, then choked Rayl to the point of her blacking out and losing consciousness, as well as hitting her in the cheek with an aluminum Coca Cola can and in the back with a baseball bat.

Michael William Greibel Jr., 36, May Road, East Liverpool, is charged with domestic violence for allegedly choking his wife Lisa Greibel on Oct. 12 when he has previous domestic battery convictions in Hancock County, W.Va., in 2019 and 2014 and 2009.

Grady Hall Jr., 42, Smith Road, Negley, is charged with two counts of improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle and two counts of OVI. On Sept. 1, Hall allegedly was intoxicated or under the influence of a drug of abuse and driving a vehicle while he had a loaded handgun inside the vehicle. Additionally, Hall has a previous conviction of OVI in East Liverpool Municipal Court in 2014.

Walter W. Short, 37, Wells Hollow Road, Wellsville, is charged with tampering with evidence, a third-degree felony, and possession of cocaine. On Oct. 22, Short allegedly concealed cocaine by ingesting it prior to being taken into custody by police.

Anthony L. Brown Jr., 34, Mansfield, and Ronnie T. Nichols, 42, Mansfield, are each charged with breaking and entering, safecracking, attempt to commit an offense, possessing criminal tools and obstructing official business. On Oct. 23, the two allegedly broke into Volino’s Car Wash and tampered with the vault or strong box. Then on Oct. 24, they reportedly attempted to break into Beverly’s Car Wash with the assistance of a screwdrivers, which they threw away before police found the two men.

Francisco Gaspar, 18, Omaha, Neb., is charged with trespass in a habitation after Salem police allegedly saw Gaspar, wearing black shoes with red bottoms, attempting to exit through the southwest window of a West School Street home on Nov. 5, after a father reported an uninvited man in his daughter’s bedroom.

Jack L. Dunham Jr., 58, Riffle Road, New Waterford, is charged with assault, possessing criminal tools, resisting arrest, criminal damaging and disorderly conduct. On Nov. 12, he allegedly harmed Sarina Stacy; damaged a 2003 Land Rover belonging to Eric J. Davis, used a coat hanger as a makeshift Slim Jim to break into vehicles, used abusive language after he was told to desist and resisted attempts by Lisbon Police to place him into handcuffs.

William D. Jacquet, 25, Wilbert Avenue, East Liverpool, is charged with breaking and entering, tampering with coin machines and possessing criminal tools. On Oct. 31, Jacquet, allegedly broke into the Splish Splash Laundromat, tampered with the machines and used a drill, hammer and a screwdriver in a criminal manner.

Allen R. Lease Jr., 48, Irondale, is charged with OVI, for allegedly operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs when he previously has convictions for OVI in 2009, 2014 and 2015.

Preston Lamar English, 26, Wilbert Avenue, East Liverpool, is charged with domestic violence and harassment with a bodily substance. On Oct. 11, English allegedly choked and pushed his ex-girlfriend, Sara Smith, before slamming her to the ground and spiting in her face.


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