Bailiff’s Office

Bailiff Staff

Ryan Nagy – Chief Bailiff, Warrant Officer

Patricia Lavery, Deputy Bailiff – Magistrate’s Bailiff, Driving Privileges

Nathan Janus, Deputy Bailiff – Judge’s Bailiff, Driving Privileges

Stephen McBride, Deputy Bailiff – Service of Civil Papers, Evictions, and Attachments

Ty Stupak, Deputy Bailiff – Judge’s Bailiff, Driving Privileges

Dennis Fossett, Deputy Bailiff – Magistrate’s Bailiff, Driving Privileges

Joshua Strong, Deputy Bailiff (Part Time) – Judge’s Bailiff

Warrant Enforcement

Warrant bailiffs follow up on cases where a warrant has been issued. If you have any information regarding the location of a defendant, contact a warrant bailiff via email at:, call the warrant hotline at (330) 722-5870, or call your local police department.

Driving Privilege's

Instructions For Petition OFR Privileges and/or Appeal of Administrative License Suspension

Ignition Interlock Information

If the judge or magistrate has approved driving privileges for defendants under a driver’s license suspension, the bailiffs will interview the defendant to get details of the defendant’s employment and work schedule. These interviews are conducted on a first-come, first-served, basis Monday through Friday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. There is a sign-up sheet in the lobby.

Ohio BMV Reinstatement Fee Amnesty Initiative

There is a new form and procedure for appealing and/or requesting driving privileges for an Administrative License Suspension. Click here to check it out.

Court Security

The bailiffs handle court security. If you have a concern about security in a case, contact the bailiff’s office at (330) 723-3287, and press 5.