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30 Found Guilty in Mount Vernon Municipal Court

MOUNT VERNON – Judge John Thatcher found two guilty after trials were held at the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on October 10, 2018.
Richard Hansen, 33 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Speeding. The Court
sentenced him to pay a $50 fine.
Thomas McCormick, 50 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Possession of Marijuana and having an inoperative Tail-light. The Court sentenced him to pay a $150 fine for the Possession charge and a $25 fine for the Tail-light charge.

Director of Law Robert Broeren represented the State of Ohio in the Hansen case and
the City of Mount Vernon in the McCormick cases.

MOUNT VERNON – Judge Thatcher found seventeen guilty after arraignments and
hearings were held at the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on October 9, 2018.
Homer Claypool, 37 of Killbuck, was found guilty of Possession of Marijuana. The Court sentenced him to pay a $150 fine.
Ervin Miller, 20 of Danville, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle while Under the
Influence and having an Expired Vehicle Registration. The Court sentenced him to pay
a $500 fine, serve 180 days in jail, with 177 days suspended, placed him on two years of
community control with the following condition: attend and complete a 72-hour driver
intervention program, and suspended his operator’s license for one year for the OVI
charge, and to pay a $25 fine for the Expired Registration charge.

Robert Adams, 49 of Martinsburg, was found guilty of Failing to Display a Front License Plate. The Court sentenced him to pay a $15 fine.

Patrick Graham, 22 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Failing to Keep an Assured
Clear Distance Ahead. The Court sentenced him to pay a $50 fine.

James Cantu, 28 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of having Expired Plates. The
Court sentenced him to pay a $25 fine.

Francis Blair, 49 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of having a Loud Exhaust. The
Court sentenced him to pay a $25 fine.

Brittny Strunk, 23 of Centerburg, was found guilty of Falsification. The Court sentenced her to serve 60 days in jail.

Theresa Daley, 46 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Theft. The Court sentenced her to serve 30 days in jail.

Brittany Fulton, 28 of Newark, was found guilty of Criminal Trespassing. The Court
sentenced her to pay a $200 fine.
Vincent Pollock, 28 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Obstructing Official Business. The Court sentenced him to serve 90 days in jail, with three days suspended, and placed him on two years of probation with the following condition: complete a drug and alcohol assessment within 60 days.

Clarissa Tomlin, 23 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Disorderly Conduct and
Failing to Keep an Assured Cleared Distance Ahead. The Court sentenced her to pay a
$75 fine for the Disorderly Conduct charge and a $25 fine for Failing to Keep an Assured Clear Distance.

Angela Coons, 32 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle while Under the Influence. The Court sentenced her to pay a $500 fine, serve 180 days in jail, with 177 days suspended, placed her on two years of community control with the following condition: attend and complete a 72-hour driver intervention program, and suspended her operator’s license for one year.

Jeb Davis, 39 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle while Under the Influence. The Court sentenced him to pay a $500 fine, serve 180 days in jail, with 177 days suspended, placed him on two years of community control with the following
condition: attend and complete a 72-hour driver intervention program, and suspended
his operator’s license for one year.

Amy Dowell, 43 of Fredericktown, was found guilty of Reckless Operation of a Vehicle.
The Court sentenced her to pay a $250 fine, serve 30 days in jail, with all time
suspended, and placed her on two years of community control.

Darius Roberts, 21 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty two counts of Assault. He will be sentenced on November 20, 2018 following a pre-sentence investigation.

Robert Troyer, 24 of Brinkhaven, was found guilty of Assault. He will be sentenced on
November 20, 2018 following a pre-sentence investigation.

Earsel Elkins, 59 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Inducing Panic. He will be
sentenced on November 20, 2018 following a pre-sentence investigation.

Director of Law Rob Broeren represented the State of Ohio and the City of Mount
Vernon in the remaining cases.

 

 

 

MOUNT VERNON – Judge Thatcher found eleven guilty after hearings were held at the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on October 8, 2018.
Jason Crook, 23 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Driving Under a License
Forfeiture Suspension and Failing to Keep an Assured Clear Distance Ahead. The Court sentenced him to pay a $200 fine for the DUS charge and a $35 fine for Failing to Keep an Assured Clear Distance.

Dalton Smith, 24 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Driving Under an FRA
Suspension. The Court sentenced him to pay a $300 fine.

Aaron Hairston, 26 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle while
Under the Influence and Failure to Use Reasonable Control. The Court sentenced him
to pay a $700 fine, serve 180 days in jail, with 160 days suspended, placed him on two
years of community control with the following condition: complete a drug and alcohol
assessment within 60 days, and suspended his operator’s license for two years for the
OVI charge. He was sentenced to pay a $25 fine for the Failure to Control charge.

George Walker, 22 of Gambier, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle while Under the Influence. The Court sentenced him to pay a $700 fine, serve 180 days in jail, with 177 days suspended, placed him on two years of community control with the following
condition: complete a drug and alcohol assessment within 60 days, and suspended his
operator’s license for one year.

Martin Yoder, 37 of Bellville, was found guilty of Having Physical Control of a Vehicle
while Under the Influence. The Court sentenced him to pay a $500 fine, serve 180 days in jail, with 177 days suspended, placed him on two years of community control with the following conditions: attend and complete a 72-hour driver intervention program and complete a drug and alcohol assessment within 60 days, and suspended his operator’s license for 90 days.

Timothy Theopolis, 48 of Granville, was found guilty of Speeding. The Court sentenced him to pay a $150 fine.
She Skaggs, 26 of Danville, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle while Under the
Influence. The Court sentenced her to pay a $500 fine, serve 180 days in jail, with 177
days suspended, placed her on two years of community control with the following
condition: attend and complete a 72-hour driver intervention program, and suspended
her operator’s license for one year.

Bennie Fornash, 42 of Lewis Center, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle while
Under the Influence and Failure to Use Reasonable Control. The Court sentenced him
to pay a $750 fine, serve 180 days in jail, with 172 days suspended, placed him on two
years of community control with the following conditions: complete a drug and alcohol
assessment within 60 days and attend and complete a 72-hour driver intervention
program, and suspended his operator’s license for one year for the OVI charge. He was
sentenced to pay a $150 fine for the Failure to Control charge.

Vincent Bowsell, 20 of Danville, was found guilty of Having Physical Control of a Vehicle while Under the Influence. The Court sentenced him to pay a $500 fine, serve 180 days in jail, with all time suspended, and placed him on two years of community control with the following condition: complete a drug and alcohol assessment within 60 days.

John Caprez, 36 of Johnstown, was found guilty of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
The Court sentenced him to pay a $200 fine and suspended her operator’s license for
180 days.

David Cornell, 44 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Petty Theft and Possession of
Drug Abuse Instruments. The Court sentenced him to serve 15 days in jail for each
charge.

Assistant Director of Law Brittany Whitney represented the State of Ohio and the City of Mount Vernon in these cases.

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