In the courts:


LISBON — In Columbiana County Municipal Court on Friday, a preliminary hearing was set Oct. 28 for Randy Culler, 42, Bell Road, Lisbon, who’s jailed under a $150,000 cash/surety bond for a first-degree felony charge of aggravated burglary. He’s also facing pretrials Oct. 28 for domestic violence, two protection order violations and two probation violations for criminal mischief and assault.

Culler allegedly entered a residence in the 1100 block of Prospect Street, Salem, through a closed window on Oct. 19 and assaulted Megan Tomlin by striking her in the head with a television and choking her on the floor. He was ordered to have no contact with her. The protection order violations stem from him calling another woman April 19, one day after being served with the protection order, then calling her again twice on April 27.

A pretrial was set Dec. 16 for Adrienne Parish, 32, South Middle Street, Columbiana, for receiving stolen property for allegedly possessing several items in her shed that had been reported stolen by a neighbor on Sept. 28.

A pretrial was set Dec. 9 for Latefa Stanley, 28, Youngstown, for possessing criminal tools and soliciting for allegedly soliciting sexual conduct with an undercover agent with the Mahoning Valley Human Trafficking Task Force for $220 in Salem on Oct. 7, using her phone to make the arrangements.

A pretrial was set Dec. 6 for Brianna Beaudoin, 37, North Pleasant Drive, East Palestine, for obstructing official business and menacing related to her alleged actions when the Columbiana County Drug Task Force and Sheriff’s Office were executing a search warrant at her property on Thursday. She had been secured with handcuffs and was obstructing officers by making loud demands that officers leave her chickens alone and yelling for them to leave another female alone. She refused to sit down and continued yelling and acting belligerent, telling an officer she was going to punch him in the face.

Henry Mills, 52, Grant Street, Lisbon, will face a pretrial Dec. 27 for obstructed license plate and illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop Oct. 13 on Benton Road. A Salem K-9 indicated to the odor of narcotics and drug paraphernalia was located in the vehicle stopped by Perry Township Police.

Gwendilyn Champlin, 20, North Howard Avenue, Salem, will face sentencing Nov. 23 after pleading no contest and being found guilty of underage consumption and obstructing official business. She was drinking beer and visibly intoxicated in front of police who were called to South Broadway Avenue for an underage consumption complaint early Friday, then lied about her age, claiming she was 21.

Eugene Prendergast, 73, Minerva, was fined $925, sentenced to 30 days in jail, with 27 days suspended and credit for three days, and ordered to serve 20 hours community service for operating a vehicle under the influence and tail lights. His license was suspended for a year, with driving privileges granted.

A pretrial was set Dec. 7 for Heath Harmon, 25, Adams Road, Lisbon, for operating a vehicle under the influence and left of center.

A pretrial was set Dec. 21 for Justice Ross, 26, Niles, for driving under suspension.

John Wagner, 35, state Route 165, East Palestine, was fined $100 for driving under suspension and traffic control devices.

A pretrial was set Dec. 7 for Diana Carnes, 43, Southeast Boulevard, Salem, for operating a vehicle under the influence, speed and distracted driving.

A pretrial was set Dec. 2 for Samuel Stacey III, 47, West Washington Street, Lisbon, for suspended license and expired plate.

A pretrial was set Dec. 27 for Travis Desellem, 18, Crestview Road, Leetonia, for operating a vehicle under the influence and left of center.

Devin Lodge, 20, old state Route 558, Salem, was fined $100 for possession of marijuana.


New Cases

County Treasurer vs. Thomas and Victoria Stafford, et al., foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on Lowmiller Road, Minerva.

County Treasurer vs. Ronna Sue Johnson, et al., foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on North Lisbon Street, Leetonia.

Barbara J. Muntean, New Waterford, vs. David G. Muntean, Lisbon, divorce sought.

Richard D. Jarvis, Salem, vs. Patricia A. Jarvis, Lisbon, divorce sought.

Docket Entries

R.T. Vernal Paving and Excavating, Inc. vs. Teresco Properties LLC, defendant ordered to pay the plaintiff $63,504 with interest.


LISBON – Daoud Abdul Abbadi, also known as David Abbadi, 24, Youngstown, was served a secret indictment charging him having weapons while under disability, a third-degree felony, for a firearm he allegedly had on Nov. 28, when he had a conviction for intimidation in Portage County from 2018. The indictment was issued by the grand jury in October.


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