Hancock County Magistrate

July 16

Kenneth Haines, Weirton, pleaded no contest to driving on a suspended license (administrative) and was found guilty. Fined $100 and assessed court costs. Pleaded no contest to no proof of insurance and was found guilty. Fined $200 and assessed court costs. Pleaded no contest to improper registration and was found guilty. Fined $50 and assessed court costs. Charge of receiving stolen property dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Loretta Byard, New Cumberland, charge of fishing without a license dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Garrett Mullins, Weirton, charge of domestic battery dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Corey Brewer, Weirton, pleaded guilty to domestic battery. Sentenced to 30 days in jail, with credit for time served starting from June 1. Assessed court costs. Charge of domestic battery (three counts) dismissed with prejudice at prosecutor’s request.

Jason Jeter, Weirton, pleaded no contest to public intoxication and was found guilty. Fined $100 and assessed court costs. Charges of disorderly conduct, obstructing an officer and battery on an officer dismissed with prejudice at prosecutor’s request.

July 17

Robert Dennis Jr., Poland, Ohio, charge of driving under the influence dismissed without prejudice at the request of defense counsel and with no objection from the state. Charge of possession of a controlled substance (two counts) dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Johnny Mack Brown Jr., Weirton, pleaded no contest to driving on a suspended license (DUI) and was found guilty. Sentence of 30 days in jail suspended. Placed on six months’ unsupervised probation with a $30 probation fee. Fined $150 and assessed court costs.

Cynthia Staley, Weirton, charge of driving on a suspended license (non-DUI) dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

July 19

John Hester, Newell, charges of worthless check, breaking and entering (two counts), and grand larceny (two counts) transferred to Hancock County Circuit Court.

Kara Richmond, Weirton, charge of shoplifting (third offense) waived to Hancock County Circuit Court.

Mason Jones, Chester, charge of malicious assault dismissed at prosecutor’s request and refiled as battery, to which defendant pleaded guilty. Sentenced to one year in jail, with credit for 16 days and the remaining 349 days suspended. Placed on six months’ unsupervised probation with a $30 probation fee. Ordered to pay $25 to the victim’s assistance fund and assessed court costs.

Glenn Hudson, Weirton, charge of making threats of terrorist acts dismissed without prejudice upon joint motion.

Hancock County magistrate

July 16

Kenneth Haines, Weirton, pleaded no contest to driving on a suspended license (administrative) and was found guilty. Fined $100 and assessed court costs. Pleaded no contest to no proof of insurance and was found guilty. Fined $200 and assessed court costs. Pleaded no contest to improper registration and was found guilty. Fined $50 and assessed court costs. Charge of receiving stolen property dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Loretta Byard, New Cumberland, charge of fishing without a license dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Garrett Mullins, Weirton, charge of domestic battery dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Corey Brewer, Weirton, pleaded guilty to domestic battery. Sentenced to 30 days in jail, with credit for time served starting from June 1. Assessed court costs. Charge of domestic battery (three counts) dismissed with prejudice at prosecutor’s request.

Jason Jeter, Weirton, pleaded no contest to public intoxication and was found guilty. Fined $100 and assessed court costs. Charges of disorderly conduct, obstructing an officer and battery on an officer dismissed with prejudice at prosecutor’s request.

July 17

Robert Dennis Jr., Poland, Ohio, charge of driving under the influence dismissed without prejudice at the request of defense counsel and with no objection from the state. Charge of possession of a controlled substance (two counts) dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Johnny Mack Brown Jr., Weirton, pleaded no contest to driving on a suspended license (DUI) and was found guilty. Sentence of 30 days in jail suspended. Placed on six months’ unsupervised probation with a $30 probation fee. Fined $150 and assessed court costs.

Cynthia Staley, Weirton, charge of driving on a suspended license (non-DUI) dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

July 19

John Hester, Newell, charges of worthless check, breaking and entering (two counts), and grand larceny (two counts) transferred to Hancock County Circuit Court.

Kara Richmond, Weirton, charge of shoplifting (third offense) waived to Hancock County Circuit Court.

Mason Jones, Chester, charge of malicious assault dismissed at prosecutor’s request and refiled as battery, to which defendant pleaded guilty. Sentenced to one year in jail, with credit for 16 days and the remaining 349 days suspended. Placed on six months’ unsupervised probation with a $30 probation fee. Ordered to pay $25 to the victim’s assistance fund and assessed court costs.

Glenn Hudson, Weirton, charge of making threats of terrorist acts dismissed without prejudice upon joint motion.

Hancock County Magistrate

July 2

David Cunningham, Weirton, pleaded guilty to domestic battery. Sentenced to 30 days in jail, with credit for nine days served and the remaining 21 days suspended. Placed on unsupervised probation with a probation fee of $5 a month. Ordered to attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings on a weekly basis. Ordered to pay $100 to a victim’s assistance fund. Assessed court costs.

Maureen O’Connell, Weirton, pleaded no contest to speeding and was found guilty. Fined $5 and assessed court costs.

July 9

William Pipes Jr., East Liverpool, pleaded no contest to failure to obtain a West Virginia license and was found guilty. Fined $75 and assessed court costs.

James Shields Jr., Colliers, charge of littering dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Justin Brown, Weirton, charged with driving on a suspended license (third offense/administrative), defendant pleaded guilty to lesser-included offense of driving on a suspended license (second offense/administrative). Fined $100 and assessed court costs.

Darlene Carson, Chester, charge of obstructing an officer dismissed without prejudice at prosecutor’s request.

Samuel Brown, Lisbon, charge of worthless check dismissed at defense counsel’s request and with no objection from the state.

Daniel Truax, Weirton, pleaded guilty to resisting arrest. Sentence of 60 days in jail suspended. Placed on six months’ unsupervised probation with SCRAM bracelet. Fined and assessed court costs and a $30 probation fee. Pleaded guilty to fleeing (no vehicle). Sentenced to one day in jail, with credit for time served. Fined $50 and assessed court costs. Pleaded guilty to destruction of property. Sentenced to one day in jail, with credit for time served. Ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $450.24 to the court by Sept. 9. Charges of public intoxication and disorderly conduct dismissed.

July 10

Nicholas Farone, Steubenville, charged with driving under the influence (aggravated), defendant pleaded guilty to DUI (non-aggravated). Sentence of 30 days in jail suspended. Placed on six months’ unsupervised probation with a $30 probation fee. Fined $500 and assessed court costs. Charge of domestic battery dismissed.

July 11

Troy Mieczkowski, Weirton, charges of grand larceny and petit larceny dismissed.

Hancock County Magistrate

Hancock County

June 25

Nunzio Lombardozzi, Wellsville, Ohio, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance. Placed on six months’ unsupervised probation. Assessed court costs.

Abraham Willis, Weirton, charge of public intoxication dismissed at prosecutor’s request upon successful completion of probation. No violations noted. Court costs paid in full. Charge of assault also dismissed.

Devin T. Silver, Colliers, charge of domestic battery dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

William Smith III, Weirton, pleaded no contest to violation of a protective order and was found guilty. Sentence of 30 days in jail converted to 30 days’ home confinement with work release. Fined $250 and assessed court costs.

Samuel Moore III, New Cumberland, charge of destruction of property dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Deborah Sue Tice, East Liverpool, charge of possession of a controlled substance dismissed with prejudice at prosecutor’s request.

June 26

Albert DiPietro, Steubenville, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. Sentenced to one day in jail with credit for time served. Fined and assessed court costs. Speeding citation dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Cody McKinney, Stephenson, W.Va., charged with aggravated driving under the influence, defendant pleaded guilty to DUI (non-aggravated). Sentenced to one day in jail with credit for time served. Fined $500 and assessed court costs. Charges of driving left of center and failure to use a turn signal dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Daniel Brancazio, Weirton, pleaded guilty to driving on a suspended license (DUI). Sentence of 30 days in jail suspended. Placed on six months’ unsupervised probation. Fined $250 and assessed court costs. Charges of driving on a suspended license (DUI) and driving on an expired motor vehicle inspection(two counts) dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Derek Ashworth, Weirton, charged with driving under the influence (second offense), defendant pleaded guilty to DUI (first offense). Sentenced to 24 hours in jail with credit for time served. Fined $500 and assessed court costs.

Jana Lea Morehead, Weirton, pleaded guilty to having a false inspection sticker. Fined $100 and assessed court costs. Charges of driving on a suspended license (DUI) and having no proof of insurance dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

June 28

Michael E. Barnhart, no address provided, charge of failure to register as a sex offender removed to Hancock County Circuit Court. Waived preliminary hearing.

Hancock County Magistrate

June 5

Stephanie White, Martins Ferry, Ohio, charges of driving under the influence and driving on a suspended license (administrative/third offense) dismissed upon successful completion of diversion program. No probation violations noted. Court costs paid in full.

Martina White-Livingston, Weirton, charged with driving under the influence with injury, defendant pleaded guilty to non-aggravated DUI without injury. Sentence of six months in jail suspended. Placed on two years’ unsupervised probation. Fined $500 and assessed court costs.

June 18

Lariss Marriner, Newell, pleaded guilty to trespassing. Fined $100 and assessed court costs.

Ryan Blystone, East Liverpool, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance. Placed on seven months’ unsupervised probation.

Seth Fonoimoana, of Weirton, charge of domestic battery dismissed without prejudice at prosecutor’s request.

Thomas Sweat, New Cumberland, pleaded no contest to domestic battery and was found guilty. Sentenced to six months in jail, with credit for six days served and 174 days suspended. Placed on one year unsupervised probation and day reporting. Assessed court costs.

Adrianna Martinez, Chester, charge of underage consumption dismissed at defense counsel’s request and with no objection from the state.

James Hawkey, of New Cumberland, charge of permitting a dog to run at-large dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

June 21

Steven Murray, New Cumberland, charges of malicious assault and domestic battery dismissed with prejudice at prosecutor’s request.

Joseph Anthony, Jamestown, N.Y., pleaded guilty to driving under the influence (second offense). Sentence of six months in jail suspended. Placed on seven months’ unsupervised probation with a $35 fee. Fined $1,000 and assessed court costs. Charges of DUI (third offense) and driving on a suspended licence (DUI) dismissed at prosecutor’s request.