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June 5, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Jury finds man guilty of drug charges

STEUBENVILLE - Timothy M. Fuller, 32, of 559 Linden Ave. was found guilty of drug charges Tuesday by a Jefferson County Common Pleas Court jury.

Fuller was found guilty of two counts of trafficking in cocaine and one count of possession of cocaine.

Jefferson County Prosecutor Jane Hanlin said the county drug task force made two buys of cocaine from Fuller. A search warrant was served at his house and more than 27 grams of cocaine were found in March.

The jury also found Fuller must forfeit $2,642 in cash confiscated.

"The prosecutor's office would like to thank the Jefferson County Drug Task Force, Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the U.S. Marshals Service for their assistance in removing this drug trafficker from the streets of Steubenville," Hanlin said.

Fuller faces up to 10 years in prison.

Jefferson County Common Pleas Judge David Henderson will hold a sentencing hearing at a later date.

The jury deliberated about an hour before returning with the verdict.

Fire does not interrupt operations at Sammis

STRATTON - No injuries were reported in a small fire Tuesday at FirstEnergy's W.H. Sammis Power Plant, according to officials.

Operations at the Stratton plant were not interrupted, following a fire that occurred in a breaker room around 9 a.m., according to officials.

Stratton firefighters responded to the scene.

Early voting available for Follansbee voters

Registered voters in Follansbee and Wellsburg who are unable to vote during the cities' general elections Tuesday may still vote early today, Friday and Saturday.

Follansbee voters may vote at the City Building from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. today, Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Wellsburg voters may vote at City Hall from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Saturday.

Follansbee voters with questions should call (304) 527-1330. Wellsburg voters with questions should call (304) 670-5567.

Special work meeting called

FOLLANSBEE - A special work meeting has been called for Follansbee Council at 6 p.m. Thursday in council chambers in the City Building.

Council will review surveys submitted to city employees seeking ways for the city to cut costs.

Steubenville trustees meet Thursday

MINGO JUNCTION - The Steubenville Township trustees will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday.

The meeting was moved from 6 p.m. because of a scheduling conflict.

Wayne Township to discuss budget

BLOOMINGDALE - Wayne Township trustees will meet in special session at 6 p.m. June 25 at the township garage on county Road 26 to discuss the budget. The regular monthly meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m.

Vendors sought for Community Days

FOLLANSBEE - The Follansbee Community Days Committee is accepting applications from food and craft vendors for this year's festival set July 12-14 at the Follansbee Park parking lot.

Applications can be picked up at the City Building at 872 Main St. from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through June 21.

No vendors have submitted applications for booths selling pizza, ice cream, popcorn or pastries.

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