Trustee facing charges

A WHEELING Township trustee is scheduled for a pre-trial hearing on Dec. 3 on a multitude of charges.

Chris Walisiak, 20, of 46411 Crabapple Road, St. Clairsville, appeared on Thursday in Western Division Court. He faces charges stemming from at least three incidents, one from Oct . 28.

Walisiak faces charges of driving under suspension, fictitious registration, reckless operation and two counts of drug possession. He has entered not guility pleas to the charges.

Walisiak is also facing charges from an October arrest. He is facing driving under the influence, failure to yield, driving under suspension and a misdemeanor drug abuse charges. He has pleaded not guilty to all the charges.

Walisiak became the youngest township trustee in Ohio in November of 2011, when he was only 18.