Police & Courts

State Highway Patrol

Raymond J. Ludwiczak, 31, Sebring, was southbound on state Route 45 in Center Township at 7:35 a.m. Thursday and hit a deer. Kaleb Bailey Messersmith, 19, Salem, was eastbound on state Route 154 in Middleton Township at 8:13 p.m. Thursday and went off the left side into a guardrail, a utility ...

Columbiana County Sheriff

Deputies checked on a person at a Fairfield School Road home in Fairfield Township at 5:26 a.m. Saturday and found the person to be fine. A Case Road, Knox Township, man reported his dog was stolen at 2:38 p.m. Sunday. It was determined to be a civil issue and the two people were urged to ...

Columbiana County Municipal Court

In County Municipal Court, Austin M. Boots, 21, Pinetree Circle, East Palestine, was bound over to the grand jury on charges of criminal damaging and trespassing into a habitation for allegedly kicking a glass door, shattering it and damaging the screen at an East Friend Street, Columbiana, ...

East Liverpool Municipal Court

A review has been set for Lindsay K. Buzzard, of Fisher Avenue, after she was sentenced to $100 plus costs on a failure to yield charge. Zachary N. Copeland, of Ohio Street, was set for a pretrial at 1 p.m. July 3 on OVI and left of center charges. Samuel Trego, of St. Clair Avenue, was ...

East Liverpool Police Reports

An employee at Giant Eagle, Bradshaw Avenue, reported at 10 a.m. Sunday there was a 4-year-old walking around by himself. The mother was in the store’s office and noticeably upset, standing in her stocking feet and holding her son. She said when she woke up she saw the door open and ...

State Highway Patrol

James C. Johnson, 25, state Route 7, Columbiana, was northbound on state Route 558 in Salem Township at 6:03 p.m. May 10, when he began negotiating a curve to the left, but went off the right side of the roadway and struck a guardrail. The vehicle entered a stream and the lower half of the ...

Columbiana County Municipal Court

A May 23 preliminary hearing was set for Brandon M. Huff, 24, Minerva, charged with domestic violence for allegedly pushing his eight-week pregnant girlfriend, Ciara White, and biting here on the shoulder on Thursday. Justin Smith, 35, East Washington Street, Lisbon, was bound over to the ...

East Liverpool Municipal Court

A review hearing is set at 1 p.m. July 12 for Jordon W. Watts, of Vine Street≥ He was sentenced Friday to a $250 fine plus costs,and 180 days in jail, 10 imposed, for driving under a 12-point suspension. Returning for second arraignments on no operator’s charge are Thomas A. Campbell, of ...

Columbiana County Common Pleas

Ronald L. Handy, 46, Fifth Street, Beloit, was sentenced in Common Pleas Court to six months incarceration for charges of six counts of possession of drugs, a charge of carrying a concealed weapon and a possession of drug paraphernalia charge. On Aug. 23, 2016, Handy had traces of cocaine on a ...

Columbiana County Grand Jury

The Common Pleas Court grand jury indicted 47 people this week, including Ronald Barson, 53, Bacon Avenue, East Palestine, who is charged with conspiracy to commit murder. Between April 1 and continuing through April 19, Barson is accused of planning and trying to convince another person to ...