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Four Found Guilty

MOUNT VERNON – Ten people were found guilty this week by Judge John Thatcher after hearing and trials in Mount Vernon Municipal Court.

Jan. 15

Rachel Wright, 31, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Running a Red Light. The Court sentenced her to pay a $35 fine.

Dawn White, 51, of St. Louisville, was found guilty of Running a Red Light. The Court sentenced her to pay a $35 fine.

Mary Ferguson, 52, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Driving Under an FRA Suspension. The Court sentenced her to pay a $200 fine.

Willie Williams, 57, of Baker, Florida, was found guilty of Driving Under an FRA Suspension. The Court sentenced him to pay a $200 fine.

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

Jan. 13

Kyndall Crumet, 20, of Granville, was found guilty of Possession of Marijuana Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Marijuana. The Court sentenced her to pay a $150 fine and suspended her operator’s license for 180 days.

George Walker, 24, of Gambier, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle While Under the Influence. The Court sentenced him to pay a $1,000 fine, serve 365 days in jail, with 305 days suspended, ordered he complete an Intensive Outpatient Program, placed him on five years of community control, and suspended his operator’s license for three years.

Eric Clouston, 40, of Brinkhaven, was found guilty of Assault. The Court sentenced him to pay a $100 fine, serve 180 days in jail, with 160 days suspended, and placed him on two years of probation.

Wayne Chickering, 68, of Mansfield, was found guilty of Public Indecency. The Court sentenced him to serve 180 days in jail, with 150 days suspended, and placed him on three years of probation.

Hunter Blubaugh, 22, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Reckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle. The Court sentenced him to pay a $150 fine.

Kimberley Berger, 51, of Lexington, was found guilty of Having Physical Control Over a Vehicle While Under the Influence. The Court sentenced her to pay a $1,000 fine, serve 180 days in jail, with 177 days suspended, and placed her 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.

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

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