Judge's gavel

MOUNT VERNON – Judge John Thatcher found 19 people guilty after hearings and arraignments were conducted this week in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court.

These were the cases brought forward by the Mount Vernon Law Director's Office:

JAN. 11

Stephanie Miller, 37, of Danville, was found guilty of Possession of Drug Abuse Instruments. The Court sentenced her to pay a $250 fine, serve 10 days in jail, and the complete 10 hours of community service.

Dylan Shaw, 23, of Heath, was found guilty of Failing to Reinstate his Operator’s License and Speeding. The Court sentenced him to pay a $250 fine for Failing to Reinstate his License and a $100 fine for Speeding.

Melba Miller, 48, of Fredericktown, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle with Fictitious Plates and Not Wearing a Seatbelt. The Court sentenced her to pay a $25 fine for the Fictitious Plates charge and a $30 fine for Not Wearing a Seatbelt.

Kevin Berry, 41, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Failing to Reinstate his License. The Court sentenced him to pay a $200 fine.

Charles Brown, 44, of Columbus, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle with a Temporary Permit Without a Valid Driver and Failing to Stop at a Stop Sign. The Court sentenced him to pay a $100 fine for the Permit charge and a $35 fine for Failing to Stop.

James Musselman, 22, of Mount Gilead, was found guilty of Criminal Trespassing. The Court sentenced him to serve 30 days in jail.

Brent Hakes, 32, of Mount Gilead, was found guilty of Theft and Criminal Trespassing. The Court sentenced him to serve 90 days in jail for the Theft charge and 30 days in jail for the Criminal Trespassing charge.

Warren Alberts, 51, of Brinkhaven, was found guilty of Driving Under an FRA Suspension and Improperly Changing Lanes. The Court sentenced him to pay a $15 fine for Improperly Changing Lanes.

Gregory Gilkerson, 70, of Londonberry, was found guilty of Speeding in a School Zone. The Court sentenced him to pay a $35 fine.

Kaleb Crowthers, 26, of Glenmont, was found guilty of Failing to Use Reasonable Control. The Court sentenced him to pay a $35 fine.

Susan Dunham, 45, of Millersburg, was found guilty of Speeding in a School Zone. The Court sentenced him to pay a $35 fine.

Danielle Smith, 30, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Failing to Use Reasonable Control. The Court sentenced her to pay a $15 fine.

William Kirkman, 33, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Driving Under an FRA Suspension and Failing to Use Reasonable Control. The Court sentenced him to pay a $300 fine for the DUS charge and a $35 fine for the Failure to Control charge.

Cody Wells, 28, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Domestic Violence. He will be sentenced on February 22, 2022 following a pre-sentence investigation.

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

JAN. 10

Justin Moreland, 41, of Centerburg, was found guilty of Criminal Mischief. The Court sentenced him to pay a $200 fine, serve 180 days in jail, with all time suspended, and placed him on two years of probation.

Brett Moore, 54, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol and/or a Drug of Abuse. The Court sentenced him to pay a $700 fine, serve 180 days in jail, with 170 days suspended, placed him on two years of community control with the following condition: complete a drug and alcohol assessment as soon as is practicable, and suspended his operator’s license for two years.

Scott Glancy, 27, of Fredericktown, was found guilty of Driving Under Suspension. The Court sentenced him to pay a $200 fine.

Joseph Hansen, 24, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Driving Under Suspension. The Court sentenced him to pay a $250 fine.

Clayton Glasco, 25, of Columbus, was found guilty of Driving Under Suspension and Failing to Control. The Court sentenced him to pay a $200 fine for the DUS charge and a $50 fine for Failing to Control.

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

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