Salem Twp. constable receives sentence after liquor theft accusations

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Dan Valentine was accused of stealing multiple mini bottles of liquor from a Columbiana business

Salem Township constable Dan Valentine

Courtesy: Morning Journal

SALEM TWP., Ohio (WKBN) – A Salem Township constable received a $100 fine, plus court costs, after being found guilty of a disorderly conduct charge, according to court records.

Dan Valentine was accused of stealing multiple mini bottles of liquor from a Columbiana business in October.

According to a police report, Valentine told the responding officer that he was trying to make restitution and just forgot to pay.

He received his sentence on Friday.

Salem Township trustees placed Valentine on paid administrative leave effective Nov. 12 until further notice. The trustees will make a decision on his employment status and aren’t scheduled to meet again until Dec. 29, according to the Morning Journal.

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