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MOUNT VERNON – There were 18 people found guilty and one sentenced from a previous case during the legal proceedings in Judge John Thatcher's Mount Vernon Municipal Court this week.

Here were the cases by day:

JAN. 13

Joseph Lange, 36, of Bucyrus, was found guilty of Use of Unauthorized Plates. The Court sentenced him to pay a $50 fine.

Phillip Gingerich, 44, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Traveling Left of Center. The Court sentenced him to pay a $15 fine.

Assistant Director of Law Brittany Whitney represented the Village of Danville in the Lange case and the State of Ohio in the Gingerich case.

JAN. 12

Tyrynn Arrington, 24, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Possession of Marijuana. The Court sentenced her to pay a $50 fine.

Lynn Hall, 56, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Speeding. The Court sentenced her to pay a $75 fine.

Amber Gantt, 37, of Fredericktown, was found guilty of Driving Under an FRA Suspension. The Court sentenced her to pay a $300 fine.

Dustin Matthews, 38, of Newark, was found guilty of Possession of Marijuana. The Court sentenced him to pay a $50 fine.

David Seymour, 30, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Driving Under an FRA Suspension and Speeding. The Court sentenced him to pay a $250 fine for the DUS charge and a $35 fine for Speeding.

Hubert Wells, 23, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Failing to Maintain an Assured Clear Distance Ahead. The Court sentenced him to pay a $25 fine.

Timothy Llewellyn, 26, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Driving Under Suspension, Operating a Vehicle with Fictitious Plates, Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle, and Possession of Drug Abuse Instruments. He will be sentenced on February 5, 2021.

Joseph Fulton, 36, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Theft. The Court sentenced him to serve 15 days in jail, ordered him to complete a drug and alcohol assessment and pay restitution to the victim within 120 days.

Daniel Dilger, 33, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Disorderly Conduct with Persisting Behavior. The Court sentenced him to serve three days in jail.

Vanessa Porter, 40, of Youngstown, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle While Under the Influence of a Drug of Abuse. 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.

Charlotte Smith, 31, of Cary, North Carolina, was found guilty of Failing to Use Reasonable Control. The Court sentenced her to pay a $100 fine.

Stanley Brooks, 32, of Columbus, was found guilty of Driving Under Suspension. The Court sentenced him to serve five days in jail

James Fidler, 66, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Criminal Trespass on December 29, 2020. Today he was sentenced to serve 30 days in jail, with all time suspended, and was placed on two years of probation with the following conditions: complete a drug and alcohol assessment as soon as is practicable and have no contact with the alleged victim.

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

JAN. 11

Matthew Adams, 26, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of two counts of Driving Under an FRA Suspension, Operating an Unsafe Vehicle and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The Court sentenced him to serve five days in jail.

Carrie Keller, 50, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Disorderly Conduct with Persisting Behavior. The Court sentenced her to pay a $150 fine, serve 30 days in jail, with all time suspended, and placed her on two years of probation with the following condition: she may not foster children in her home.

Steve Keller, 50, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Persisting Behavior. The Court sentenced him to pay a $150 fine, serve 30 days in jail, with all time suspended, and placed him on two years of probation with the following condition: he may not foster children in his home.

Nicholas Rush, 22, of Pataskala, 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 conditions: attend and complete a 72-hour driver intervention program and complete a drug and alcohol assessment as soon as is practicable, and suspended his operator’s license for one year.

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

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