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Nine Found Guilty in Mount Vernon Wednesday

MOUNT VERNON – Judge John Thatcher found nine guilty after hearings and trials
were held at the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on July 11, 2018.
Tyler Kirkpatrick, 24 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Telecommunication
Harassment. He will be sentenced on August 15, 2018 following a pre-sentence
investigation.
Donald Adams, 37 of Ashville, Ohio, was found guilty of Driving Under an FRA
Suspension. The Court sentenced him to serve 30 days in jail, with all time suspended,
and placed him on one year of probation.
David Byer, 47 of Massilion, was found guilty of Driving Under an FRA Suspension. The
Court sentenced him to serve 30 days in jail, with all time suspended, and placed him on
one year of probation.
Katlyn Knierim, 24 of Westerville, was found guilty of Driving Under an FRA
Suspension. The Court sentenced her to pay a $150 fine.
Robin Plichta, 25 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Driving Under Suspension and
Failure to Use Reasonable Control. The Court sentenced her to pay a $200 fine for the
DUS charge and a $35 fine for the Failure to Use Reasonable Control charge.
Colton Hill, 21 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
The Court sentenced him to serve 30 days in jail, with 28 days suspended, and placed
him on one year of probation.
Terry Stewart, 53 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Failing to Yield to a Vehicle who
had the Right of Way while Turning Left. The Court sentenced him to pay a $25 fine.
Charles Preston, 47 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Failing to Stop at a Stop Sign.
The Court sentenced him to pay a $25 fine.

Daniel Williams, 46 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Failing to Stop at a Stop Sign
and Not Wearing a Seatbelt in separate cases. The Court sentenced him to pay a $25
fine for Failing to Stop at a Stop Sign and a $30 fine for Not Wearing a Seatbelt.
Assistant Director of Law Brittany Whitney represented the State of Ohio in the
Kirkpatrick case, the City of Mount Vernon in the Adams case, and the Village of
Fredericktown in the Byer case.
Director of Law Rob Broeren represented the City of Mount Vernon and the State of
Ohio in the remaining cases.

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