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COLUMBIANA COUNTY MUNICIPAL

LISBON — Timothy Boggs, 29, North Pleasant Drive, East Palestine, waived his right to a preliminary hearing in county Municipal Court and was bound over to the grand jury on charges of assault of a peace officer for allegedly rushing a corrections officer at the county jail, hitting him in the chest with his shoulder and knocking him off balance on Jan. 18.

Richard A. Braham, 23, West Park Avenue, Columbiana, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the grand jury on a charges of resisting arrest, domestic violence and obstructing official business On Jan. 14, Braham allegedly choked his pregnant girlfriend, Casey A. Mathes, struck her in the face and threatened her with a knife. He then refused orders by police to exit the bedroom, before coming out wielding a screwdriver and threatening to kill Columbiana police and K-9 Csuti. He then reportedly attempted to flee.

A Feb. 3 preliminary hearing and pretrial was set for Henry J. Mills, 52, Grant Street, Salem, charged with assault of a police officer and two counts of criminal damaging for allegedly attempted to remove his leg shackles after being ordered not to; struck Deputy Jesse Smith, who was trying to restrain him; attempted to break the frame of the hospital bed and urinated on the floor of his hospital room twice on Jan. 15.

Anthony J. Antonas, 41, Latta Road, East Palestine, waived his preliminary hearing and was bound over to the grand jury on a charge of domestic violence for allegedly pushing his live-in girlfriend in the chest and smacking her hand to knock away her phone on Jan. 1.

A March 7 pretrial was set for George A. Giffin, 54, Franklin Avenue, Salem, charged with menacing by stalking for allegedly sending multiple messages in August to a Salem police officer, including links of police officers being killed in the line of duty and allegations of traffic violations involving that police officer’s cruiser.

Raymond D. Grossman, 56, Sandy Lake, Pa., was fined $950 and required 40 hours community service for engaging in prostitution and criminal tools for making arrangements for sexual activity with someone he believed to be a prostitute in exchange for $150 in November.

Charles Alexander King, 30, Canal Street, East Rochester, was fined $925, had his license suspended for a year, required to attend a three-day counseling program and ordered 40 hours community service for OVI first offense and a stop sign violation.

Steven N. Baddeley Jr., 37, Spillway Road, Lisbon, was fined $805, had his license suspended for a year and sentenced to 30 days in jail for OVI first offense, driving under FRA suspension, obstructing official business and failure to control. When members of the Special Response Team were executing a search warrant at his home, Baddeley refused to cooperate and started back inside the home when he was ordered outside. The jail sentence will run concurrent with time he is serving for a case in common pleas court.

A March 28 pretrial was set for Courtney A. Wilson, 25, Euclid Avenue, Minerva, cited with OVI first offense.

A Feb. 15 pretrial was set for Victoria Elizabeth Stewart, 23, Sherrodsville, cited with OVI first offense and speeding.

A Feb. 7 pretrial was set for Todd R. Ritchie, 44, East Third Street, Salem, charged with assault for allegedly punching his ex-girlfriend, Dakota Boyer, in the face and shoving her to the ground on Nov. 21.

Xavier E. Washington, 22, 15th Street, Wellsville, was credited with 11 days served, sentenced to an additional four days in jail and fined $250 for obstructing official business for failing to tell police he was with a 16-year-old girl when police were asking if he had seen her on Jan. 13.

Anthony R. Kelly, 33, South Main Street, Columbiana, was fined $500 and required 40 hours community service for obstructing official business and disorderly conduct for yelling obscenities in front of his home while police had stopped someone in traffic there in November.

A Jan. 31 pretrial was set for Justin M. Martin, 39, Riffle Road, Rogers, charged with assault for allegedly striking Jesse Dunlevy in the face on Sunday.

A Feb. 7 pretrial was set for Romen Kyle Bashline, 31, Richardson Avenue, Negley, cited with violating a protection order for allegedly going to a Spaite Drive, East Palestine, home on Jan. 13 to see his children.

Charles Phillip Garrett Latorre, 39, Fairview, was fined $300 for speeding and an equipment violation amended from right of way of public safety vehicles. A citation of failure to produce a license was dismissed.

A March 15 pretrial was set for Hunter Scot Oliver, 20, Edward Circle, Columbiana, cited with open container and underage consumption.

Crystal G. Hamilton, 32, Glamorgan Street, Alliance, was fined $250, credited with a day served in jail and required 20 hours community service for obstructing justice for telling Salem police she did not know anything about stolen items and that only her children were inside the house, when she reportedly knew that her boyfriend took the items and hid them in her house.

A Feb. 3 pretrial was set for Rusty E. Boyer, 22, Oak Street, East Liverpool, charged with theft for allegedly taking two guitars and an amp valued at $300 for a back yard, where they were being loaded onto a trailer, then hiding the stolen items in his girlfriend’s home on Dec. 24.

Tara M. Shepard, 36, Continental Drive, Salem, was fined $200 for no license.

Charges of OVI first offense, possession of marijuana and speeding against Edward H. Sprouse, 59, were dismissed following the death of the defendant.

A March 21 pretrial was set for Nicholle Renee Moore, 39, Youngstown, cited with driving under suspension.

Richard Christopher Vale, $150 equipment violation amended from speeding.

Robert R. Darrow, 36, East North Avenue, East Palestine, was fined $200 for driving under suspension.

Jeffrey L. Mellott, Prospect Street, Salem, was fined $150, credited with a day in jail and required 40 hours community service for disorderly conduct while intoxicated.

Alexander David Mason, 22, South Union Avenue, Salem, was fined $50 for unauthorized plate.

Joseph J. Gatelaro, 22, Brenda Lane, Columbiana, was fined $550, sentenced to a day in jail and required 60 hours community service for a loud muffler, carrying a concealed weapon and failure to comply with an order or signal of a police officer for fleeing from a traffic stop in Columbiana until he got into his owner driveway and when he had a loaded gun on the passenger seat.

Timothy Wood, 36, West Pine Lake Road, Salem, was fined $925, had his license suspended for a year, required to attend a three-day counseling program and ordered 20 hours community service for OVI first offense and left of center.

Tanner M. Pearl, 22, North Market Street, Lisbon, was fined $925, had his license suspended for a year, required to attend a three-day counseling program and ordered 20 hours community service for OVI first offense and a stop sign violation.

A March 31 pretrial was set for Brian James Smith, 52, Medina, charged with possessing criminal tools and engaging in prostitution for allegedly seeking a domination scenario with an undercover agent from the Mahoning Valley Human Trafficking Task Force in exchange for $120 on Dec. 19.

Amy L. McLaughlin, 69, North Ellsworth Avenue, Salem, was fined $500, had her license suspended for a year, required to attend a three-day counseling program and required 40 hours community service for hit skip and reckless operation amended from OVI first offense.

Brian Keith Williams Jr., 27, Youngstown, was fined $500 for engaging in prostitution for arranging for “good sex” in exchange for $100 with an agent of the Mahoning Valley Human Trafficking Task Force and driving to mee the agent in Columbiana on Nov. 12. A possessing criminal tools charge was dismissed.

William A. Tomlin, 51, Jennings Avenue, Salem, was credited with 13 days served, sentenced to an additional 67 days in jail and fined $500 for domestic violence and aggravated menacing. On Nov. 19, threatening Angel Tomlin in front of Salem police after he was arrested for assaulting her by tackling her.

Ryan A. Slutz, 21, Teegarden Road, Salem, was fined $300 for offenses involving underage persons for allegedly being found intoxicated when deputies went to a party where someone was reported struck by a car in October.

William Curtis, 29, 14th Street, Wellsville, was fined $250 and sentenced to 30 days in jail for obstructing official business for lying to police when he knew the whereabouts of a 16-year-old girl on Jan. 13.

Kaden Michael Davis, 23, Carbon Hill Road, East Palestine, was fined $300 for two counts of driving under suspension.

Kaitlyn Nicole Masters, 18, East Fifth Street, Salem, was fined $250 and had her license suspended for 180 days for failure to stop after an accident and assured clear distance.

Delvin L. Powell, 38, Cleveland, was fined $150 for unsafe vehicle amended from failure to control

Leilyana Lennon Moore, 21, West Washington Street, Lisbon, was fined $150 for failure to stop for a stopped school bus.

Shyann A. Hall, 23, Duck Creek Road, Salem, was fined $100 for disorderly conduct – intoxication for causing alarm at a home on Carey Road by possibly taking drugs on Sept. 13.

Ceara Brown, 30, Youngstown, was fined $100 for driving under suspension and a registration violation.

Alyssa Bush, 19, Chain School Road, East Palestine, was fined $50 for failure to yield the right of way.

A March 10 pretrial was set for David A. Shaw, 56, Steubenville-Pike Road, Lisbon, cited with hit skip.

COLUMBIANA COUNTY COURT NEWS

LISBON – Steven N. Baddeley Jr., 37, Spillway Road, Lisbon, pleaded guilty in Common Pleas Court to illegal possession of a firearm in a liquor permit premises, a third-degree felony, and both assault and aggravated menacing, both misdemeanor charges. He was immediately sentenced to 30 months in prison. On Aug. 20, 2020, Baddeley pointed a firearm at Darreck Ferrell and threatened him at Mark’s Landing near Guilford Lake.

Thomas Price, 51, Lisa Lane, Lisbon, pleaded guilty to failure to provide notice if change of address, a second-degree felony, and a misdemeanor falsification charge. Sentencing is set for April 1. On Feb. 25, Price reportedly failed to notify the sheriff of his address, which he is required to do after being convicted of attempted rape in 2006. The falsification charge was for lying to a public official on Jan. 21, 2021.

Amanda B. Hines, 34, Idaho Avenue, Salem, pleaded guilty to aggravated possession of drugs, a third-degree felony, and tampering with evidence, a third-degree felony. She faces up to six years in prison, a $20,000 fine and a five-year license suspension. Sentencing is set for Feb. 4. On Feb. 11, 2020, Hines attempted to conceal evidence from investigators and on Jan. 5, 2021, she had at least the bulk amount of methamphetamines.

Sheryl L. Monigold, 64, West Main Street, Salineville, pleaded guilty to passing bad checks, a misdemeanor charge, and requested immediate sentencing. She was placed on a year probation. Monigold had initially been charged with forgery, receiving stolen property and petty theft as well, but the prosecutor’s office has agreed to ask for a dismissal of those charges. On Nov. 25, 2019, Monigold had wrote a check payable to herself in the amount of $200 when she knew the check would not clear.

Kristal D. Keyes, 37, Claibourne Street, East Liverpool, pleaded guilty to attempted illegal conveyance of drugs of abuse onto the grounds of a specified governmental facility, a fourth-degree felony, for illegally bringing drugs to a detention facility on Aug. 21, 2020. A possession of drugs charge for alleged buprenorphine was dismissed. Keyes was placed on two years community control.

Michael E. Ingledue, 47, North Market Street, Minerva, was sentenced to a year in prison for possession of a fentanyl-related compound and aggravated possession of drugs, both fifth-degree felonies, for methamphetamines and fentanyl in his possession on Aug. 27, 2019.

Michael J. Spencer, 34, was placed on three years community control, including serving up to six months at the Eastern Ohio Correction Center in Wintersville, for tampering with evidence, possessing drug abuse instruments and illegal drug paraphernalia. On Aug. 6, Spencer had a syringe in his motel room at the Frola Motel, along with a digital scale with suspected drug residue when he had to be revived after overdosing. Deputies found two syringes floating in the toilet.

Jaron E. Lewis, 27, Youngstown, was ordered to serve a term at the Eastern Ohio Correction Center until he successfully completes the program and placed on three-years community control for aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, and possession of drugs, a misdemeanor charge. The charges were for having benzodiazepine and tramadol on Feb. 28, 2020.

Steven W. Watters, 43, Elk Avenue, Lisbon, was sentenced to nine months in prison for aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, for having methamphetamines on April 10, 2019.

Stephanie E. Herstine, 26, England Drive, East Palestine, stipulated to violating her community control she was previously placed on for an aggravated possession of drugs conviction for methamphetamines on Sept. 29, 2018. Her community control will continue and will include serving up to six months at the Eastern Ohio Correction Center in Lisbon.

Cassandra J. Badini, 27, Rootstown, stipulated to violating her community control from a commission of a complicity in the commission of an offense conviction for providing transportation to Jason Yates and supplying him drugs to sale to others in August 2018. Badini has been ordered to serve up to six months at the EOCC in Lisbon as part of her community control terms.

Leana L. Rexroad, 36, Center Street, Wellsville, stipulated to violating her community control she had previously been placed on for a possession of drugs conviction for having oxycodone on Aug. 31, 2017. Her community control was terminated.

Richard R. Vecchio, 59, state Route 164, Lisbon, pleaded guilty to assault and resisting arrest for harming Deputy Kevin Shulas, who was trying to take him into custody on May 1, 2021. Vecchio faces up to 18 months in prison and a $6,000 fine. Sentencing is set for April 14.

EAST LIVERPOOL MUNICIPAL

EAST LIVERPOOL – In East Liverpool Municipal Court, James T. Keys, 35, Columbus, waived his right to an extradition hearing so he can be returned to West Virginia where he faces felony drug-related charges. He was fined $30 for speeding.

A Feb. 3 pretrial was set for Justin L. Cornell, 24, Columbia Avenue, East Liverpool, charged with domestic violence for allegedly choking his stepfather Derick Jackson on Sunday.

After pleading no contest to failure to file city income tax return and failure to pay city income taxes, Eugene J. Rogers Jr., 26, Center Street, was fined $1,000 with $950 suspended provided Rogers files and pays his taxes within 30 days.

After pleading no contest to failure to file city income tax return and failure to pay city income taxes, John J. Brandle Jr., 59, Fisher Avenue, was fined $1,000 with $950 suspended provided Brandle files and pays his taxes within 30 days.

After pleading no contest to failure to file city income tax return and failure to pay city income taxes, Edward P. Kasunich, 61, Thompson Avenue, was fined $1,000 with $950 suspended provided Kasunich files and pays his taxes within 30 days.

After pleading no contest to failure to file city income tax return and failure to pay city income taxes, Elizabeth M. Schmitt, 75, St. Clair Township, was fined $1,000 with $950 suspended provided Schmitt files and pays her taxes within 30 days. Two other counts of failure to file city income tax returns and failure to pay city income taxes were dismissed.

Whitney N. Shroades, 33, Chester, W.Va., was fined $60 for no license and plate light violation. A March 17 pretrial was set for Shroades for other charges of no license, plate light violation and obstructing official business for her alleged actions from a traffic stop in May.

A failure to file city income tax return charge against Elizabeth Schmitt, 75, St. Clair Avenue, was dismissed.

Earnest L. Hudgins, 62, Farrell, Pa., was fined $250 and required 20 hours of community service for engaging in prostitution. A possession of criminal tools charge was dismissed. On Oct. 10, Hudgins made arrangements with a local undercover officer from the Mahoning Valley Human Trafficking Task Force to hire a prostitute.

A status conference was reset for Feb. 9 for Cody L. Jackson, 22, Ceramic Street, charged with domestic violence for allegedly hitting Kala Buckel in the face on Nov. 23. The continuance was granted due to a change in Jackson’s attorney.

A March 17 pretrial was set for Travis S. Rhodes, 30, East North Avenue, East Palestine, charged with driving under suspension, taillights, license plate light and possession of drug abuse instruments for allegedly having a bag with multiple hypodermic needles and a scale with white powder residue under the seat of his vehicle during the traffic stop on Jan. 14 when he also was found with a baggie of suspected drugs.

A March 17 pretrial was set for Tammy S. Atkins, 50, Samuel Street, charged with drug paraphernalia for allegedly having a pipe used for smoking crack cocaine in her front left jacket pocket on Dec. 26.

John J. Zubay, 43, Campground Road, Wellsville, was fined $100 for driving under suspension.

Eric D. Jones, 48, Youngstown, was fined $50 for speeding and lighted lights amended from driving under suspension.

Julie M. Thomas, 53, Aliquippa, Pa., was fined $30 for speeding.

Alyssa D. Evans, 26, Bradshaw Avenue, failed to appear on a marked lanes citation.

COLUMBIANA COUNTY COMMON PLEAS

New Cases

Kristi Ebben, Columbiana, vs. Shawn Ebben, Vaughn, Wash., child support sought.

Lakeview Loan Servicing vs. Dustin Higgins, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Cartwright Avenue, East Liverpool.

Lakeview Loan Servicing LLC vs. William C. Ludwig, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Oak Street, East Palestine.

Docket Entries

County Treasurer vs. Matthew J. Hearn, et al., delinquent taxes and penalties paid, case dismissed.

County Treasurer vs. Jeffrey L. Landsberger, et al., delinquent taxes and penalties paid, case dismissed.

County Treasurer vs. Michael E. Diddle, et al., delinquent taxes and penalties paid, case dismissed.

County Treasurer vs. William J. Bickerton, et al., delinquent taxes and penalties paid, case dismissed.

County Treasurer vs. David E. Blosser, et al., foreclosure ordered for property on Fife Coal Road, Wellsville.

County Treasurer vs. Frank J. Little Jr., et al., foreclosure ordered for property on 18th Street, Wellsville.

County Treasurer vs. Robert P. Patterson, et al., foreclosure ordered for property on West Martin Street, East Palestine.

County Treasurer vs. Kelly A. McElwain, et al., delinquent taxes and penalties paid, case dismissed.

County Treasurer vs. John A. Swanson, et al., delinquent taxes and penalties paid, case dismissed.

Christine A. Ramsey-Yazzie, Salineville, vs. Anthony Yazzie, Phoenix, Ariz., divorce granted.

Ellen S. Clark-McCoy, East Liverpool, vs. Ronald L. McCoy, East Liverpool, legal separation granted.

First Guarantee Mortgage vs. John J. Staley, et al., case dismissed.

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