LISBON - Michael Cook Jr., 48, Roselyn Avenue, Wellsville, was fined $150, required 56 hours community service and credited with three days served in jail for improper transport of firearms in a motor vehicle. Cook, a board member with the Wellsville Schools, had a .380 Kel-Tec pistol under the driver's seat with six rounds in a seated magazine during a traffic stop at 2:02 a.m. Jan. 1. The charge was amended from a felony to a misdemeanor. Cook was previously sentenced on a related OVI first offense citation from the same traffic stop, but sentencing was delayed on the firearms charge.
Paula J. McFarland, 35, Teegarden Road, Salem, waived her right to a preliminary hearing for a theft charge and will be bound over to the Columbiana County Common Pleas Court grand jury. McFarland is accused of pushing a shopping cart full of 81 items totaling $1,538 from the Salem Walmart on Jan. 21.
A July 3 pretrial was set for Jane M. Coghe, 29, West Clark Street, East Palestine, charged with weapons while intoxicated. She is accused of locking herself inside her home and shooting a hole into the kitchen floor on Monday. Bond was set at $1,000 own recognizance.
Ronald D. Corey, 36, Ambrose Avenue, East Liverpool, waived his right to an extradition hearing so he can be returned to West Virginia where he faces a citation for allegedly failing to appear for a probation revocation hearing.
Brandi L. Cope, 21, Holmes Wood Drive, Winona, was fined $500, credited with one day served and sentenced to an additional nine days for theft and falsification for giving deputies a false statement when they were investigating a fight with shots fired at a home on state Route 172, Lisbon, on May 21. The theft charge stemmed from cosmetic items shoplifted from Family Dollar on June 4.
Amanda L. McCarty, 23, East Fifth Street, Salem, was fined $400 and sentenced to 45 days in jail for four counts of theft for taking cash from the register at work on four different occasions. She was ordered to pay $998 in restitution to Valley View by making $100 monthly payments.
Frank J. Crone, 35, Youngstown, was fined $300 and credited with 11 days served in jail for two counts of theft for taking 18 boxes of Prilosec from the East Palestine Rite Aid and $418 in merchandise from the Rite Aid in Lisbon, both in July 2013.
Isaac L. Lemasters Jr., 44, Salineville Road West, Salineville, was fined $250, required 25 hours community service and sentenced to three days in jail for driving under a 12-point suspension.
Dustin K. VanFossen, 21, Richmond, was fined $250 for no CDL.
Maren N. Rankin, 21, state Route 154, Rogers, was fined $185 and had her license suspended for 180 days for marijuana paraphernalia and failure to display a valid sticker. A marijuana possession citation was dismissed.
Cathy L. McGeehan, 51, Mick Road, Wellsville, was fined $175 for speeding and no license amended from driving under suspension.
Mike Gargano, 42, Harrison Street, Lisbon, was fined $100 and required 42 hours community service for persistent disorderly conduct amended from assault for punching Joe Cruz in the face.
Robert Marcin III, 39, Esther Avenue, Wellsville, was fined $100 for improper backing. Citations of leaving an accident and failure to report an accident were dismissed.
Joseph C. Imburgia, 83, Parshall Street, Wellsville, was fined $100 for speeding in a school zone.
Thomas A. Hurst, 60, Salem-Unity Road, Salem, pleaded no contest to theft for leaving Walmart in Salem without paying for $71 in merchandise on Sunday. A sentencing hearing was set for July 8.
Charges of failure to comply and drug paraphernalia against Elijah J. Taylor, 34, Youngstown, were dismissed with prejudice due to a defect in the charging documents.
A June 19 pretrial was set for Kenneth W. Robinson, 50, Silliman Street, New Waterford, charged with domestic violence for allegedly throwing a candle with a weighted base at his wife, Jacqueline Kollar, during an argument on Monday. The candle broke a flat screen TV when she moved out of the way.
A July 7 pretrial was set for Lewis D. Almy, 25, Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, charged with OVI third offense, driving under FRA suspension, failure to control and a seat belt violation.
A July 8 pretrial was set for Scott Alan Powell Jr., 33, Lyons Avenue, East Palestine, cited with physical control.
A July 8 pretrial was set for Bradley J. Smith, 21, Scio, charged with OVI first offense and lane violations.
A July 17 pretrial was set for Lonnie E. Mills, 50, Jimtown Road, East Palestine, cited with OVI first offense and OVI refusal with prior within 20 years.
A July 21 pretrial was set for Christian R. Jaeger, 31, Wood Street, Lisbon, cited with possession of marijuana, OVI third offense and speeding.
A July 31 pretrial was set for Julia M. Landon, 23, U.S. Route 62, Salem, cited with driving under suspension.