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Police & Courts

9 die in crashes

Nine people were killed in nine crashes on Ohio’s roadways this Thanksgiving holiday, the highway patrol reported. The five-day reporting period ran through midnight Sunday. In 2019, there were 15 fatal crashes in which 18 people were killed. Of the nine killed, two were pedestrians, four ...

Police

East Liverpool — An officer responded to a domestic at 11:05 p.m. Thursday in the 300 block of North Shadylane Drive. After discovering it was just verbal in nature, the male half left for the evening. — Police stood by at 9:02 p.m. Thursday as a male subject was removed from a Wilbert ...

COLUMBIANA COUNTY COMMON PLEAS

Docket Entries County Treasurer v. Merrell S. Rose, et al; delinquent property tax foreclosure ordered against 312 W. Sixth St., East Liverpool. County Treasurer v. Jeffrey R. Billingsley, et al; delinquent property tax foreclosure ordered against 1912 Michigan Ave., East ...

COLUMBIANA COUNTY MUNICIPAL

LISBON — In county Municipal Court, a Dec. 3 preliminary hearing was set for Cortez L. Hammonds, 35, New Castle, PA, charged with burglary. Hammonds allegedly entered the garage of an East Palestine residence and loaded a Suzuki all-terrain vehicle in the back of his friend’s truck before ...

POLICE LOG:

Highway Patrol — Jonathan S. Haines, 45, of Hanoverton, was cited for a right-of-way violation when he went through a stop sign and collided with David K. Schwartz, 71, of Salem, at the intersection of state Route 45 and Salem Grange Road in Salem Township at 1:28 p.m. Wednesday. — Rohn ...

Police

Liverpool Township — A victim reported at 4:09 p.m. Monday in the 900 block of Dilworth Road that someone had stolen two chainsaws and an air compressor from his residence. — A female subject in the 1900 block of Campground Road reported at 11:43 p.m. Nov. 20 that an intoxicated ...

Columbiana County Common Pleas

LISBON — In county Common Pleas Court this week, a Salem man was sentenced to prison on drug charges. Cody Wilt, 29, of Aten Avenue, was sentenced by Judge Scott Washam to six months in prison after previously pleading guilty to aggravated possession of meth. The sentence is to be served ...

COLUMBIANA COUNTY MUNICIPAL

LISBON — A Dec. 3 preliminary hearing and pretrial was set in county Municipal Court for Eric S. Slagle, 28, Berry Road, Kensington, charged with failure to comply with an order or signal of a police officer, driving under suspension and headlights required for allegedly fleeing from a ...

COLUMBIANA COUNTY GRAND JURY

LISBON — Philip K. Funk, 39, North Canton, was served a secret indictment charging him with having weapons while under disability, a third-degree felony; having weapons while under a disability, a third-degree felony; aggravated trafficking in drugs, a second-degree felony; and aggravated ...

COLUMBIANA COUNTY COURT NEWS

LISBON — Jennifer A. Hepfner, also known as Jennifer Hunt, 27, Southeast Boulevard Salem, pleaded guilty to felonious assault, a second-degree felony, and endangering children, a first-degree misdemeanor. Hepfner was charged after stabbing her husband, Kyle Hunt, in the back during an ...