In the courts:


New Cases

Leonard E. Taylor, Salem, vs. Vera R. Taylor, Warren, divorce sought.

Aaron and Joanna Stevens, East Liverpool, vs. the City of East Liverpool, et al., appeal sought of decision of the City of East Liverpool Board of Housing Appeals determining the Stevens to be a “nuisance landlord.”

Wilmington Savings Fund Society vs. Anthony and Krista L. Romano, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Vine Street, East Liverpool.

Docket Entries

County Treasurer vs. the unknown heirs of Gene R. Karcher, et al., sheriff’s sale set aside, $1,994 returned to the successful bidder, case dismissed.

Glen Moore vs. Scottsdale Insurance Co., et al., case settled and dismissed.

Fifth Third Bank vs. PLC Properties, LLC, et al., foreclosure ordered for property on School Street, Washingtonville.

Salem Community Hospital vs. Nathan A. Steinbauer, Lisbon, defendant ordered to pay plaintiff $19,918 plus interest.

Jessica Myers, Salem, vs. Christian Heck, Salem, dissolution granted.

Edna F. Brown, Salem, and William R. Brown II, Alliance, dissolution granted.

Marriage Licenses

Brian Scott Fish, 41, East Liverpool, press operator, and Cheri Brittany Bredeck, 40, East Liverpool, quality control.

Harvey Eugene Galbreath Jr., 54, Lisbon, laborer, and Melissa L. Mellon, 40, Lisbon, program manager.

Jeffrey Leo Butcher Jr., 23, Beloit, wastewater treatment plant operator, and Aliza Brooke Hatton, 21, Beloit, accountant.

Tanner Anthony Pasco, 22, Columbiana, carpenter, and Annestasia Leigh Cushman, 23, Columbiana, paraeducator.

Harrison Todd Hoppel, 26, Lisbon, steel worker, and Hannah Mae Swain, 24, Lisbon, teacher.

Jacob Eli Ratkovich, 24, Negley, service technician, and Tori Ashley Phillips, 23, Lisbon, accounts payable/receivable.

Snook Alan Hill, 41, East Liverpool, maintenance supervisor, and Cassie Lynn Nusser, 33, East Liverpool, school bus driver.

Shane Carl McConnell, 30, Kensington, unemployed, and Jenna Rae Little, 31, Kensington, registered nurse.

Tyler Raymond Souder, 32, Columbiana, journeyman lineman, and Katie Elizabeth Zimmerman, 27, Berlin Center, childcare.

Michael A. Clunen, 27, Salem, police officer, and Jill N. Leininger, 30, Salem, paraeducator.

Neil James Clark, 27, Salem, police officer, and Allison Nichole Bator, 24, Salem, server.

Jordan Christopher Troy, 24, Columbiana, electrical supply manager, and Hayli Nicole Davidson, 23, Columbiana, dental hygienist.

Joshua James David Clark, 33, Leetonia, program manager, and Melissa Marie Slamic, 33, Leetonia, registered nurse.

Cody Samuel Jackson, 31, East Liverpool, boom truck operator, and Sara Lynn Blystone, 33, East Liverpool, LPN.

Jenna Lynn Dailey, 37, Leetonia, executive director and Autumn Rae VanFossan, 34, Leetonia, program director.


LISBON – Randy A. Martin, 35, Broadway, Wellsville, pleaded guilty to four counts of assault, each a fourth-degree felony, and misdemeanor charges of harassing a police dog or horse and resisting arrest. He requested immediate sentencing and was sentenced to a year in prison. On Jan. 25, Martin struck four police officers — Detective Greg Smith, Sgt. Detective Scott Mick, Patrolman Joshua Jackson, Detective Keith Hilderbrand – and K-9 Noras, by flinging items down the stairs from the attic of a Gipner Avenue home where he had barricaded himself.

Sean S. Crislip, 33, Vienna, pleaded guilty to tampering with evidence and counterfeiting, both third-degree felonies, for his actions involving counterfeiting and hiding the evidence on Aug. 13, 2020. He faces up to six years in prison and a $20,000 fine. Sentencing is set for Jan. 14.


LISBON – A secret indictment was served to Joseph Michael Koffel, 53, Harvey Avenue, East Liverpool, charged with domestic violence, a third-degree felony. He is accused of harming Bobbi Lynne Koffel on May 22, when he already has two prior domestic violence convictions. The indictment was issued by the grand jury in July.


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