Judge John Thatcher

Mount Vernon Municipal Court Judge John Thatcher 

MOUNT VERNON -- Mount Vernon Municipal Court Judge John Thatcher found 23 people guilty after arraignments and hearings were held this week in his courtroom.

Dec. 11

Henry Castillo, 39, of Fredericktown, was found guilty of Disorderly with Persisting Behavior. The Court sentenced him to pay a $50 fine.

Bryant Graves, 25, of Howard, was found guilty of Failing to Stop at a Stop Sign. The Court sentenced him to pay a $35 fine.

Director of Law Rob Broeren represented the City of Mount Vernon in the Castillo case.

Assistant Director of Law Brittany Whitney represented the State of Ohio in the Graves case.

Dec. 10

Tyler Glockner, 33, of Portsmouth, 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 $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.

Alan Difrancesco, 51, of Fredericktown, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol. The Court sentenced him to pay a $500 fine, serve 180 days in jail, with 174 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.

Kayla Castle, 25, of Columbus, was found guilty of Failure to Control/Weaving. The Court sentenced her to pay a $30 fine.

Tracey Davis, 42 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Falsification. The Court sentenced her to serve 84 days in jail.

Maria Ely, 23, of Centerburg, was found guilty of Violating a Temporary Protection Order. The Court sentenced her to serve 180 days in jail, with 90 days suspended, and placed her on two years of probation.

Timmy Patterson, 42, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of two counts of Theft. The Court sentenced him to serve 180 days in jail, with 149 days suspended, and placed him on two years of probation on each case.

Vienza Thompson, 47, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Domestic Violence and Violating a Temporary Protection Order. The Court sentenced her to serve 180 days in jail, with 166 days suspended, and placed her on two years of probation with the following condition: complete a drug and alcohol assessment within 60 days.

Paige Walker, 28, of Frazeysburg, was found guilty of two counts of Aggravated Menacing. The Court sentenced her to serve 180 days in jail, with all time suspended, and placed her on two years of probation.

Christian Rine, 48, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Criminal Trespassing. The Court sentenced him to pay a $100 fine.

Jesse Martin, 44, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Domestic Violence and Menacing. The Court sentenced him serve 30 days in jail, with all time suspended, and placed him on two years of probation.

Lyle Turner, 54, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol. The Court sentenced him to pay a $700 fine, serve 180 days in jail, with 160 days suspended, placed him on five 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.

Kalob Shafer, 19, of Fredericktown, was found guilty of Misuse of a Credit Card. The Court sentenced him to serve 180 days in jail, with 177 days suspended, and placed him on two years of probation with the following condition: attend and complete the Court’s social responsibility clinic.

Christopher Creech, 51, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Driving Under an FRA Suspension. The Court sentenced him to serve seven days in jail.

Nicholas George, 28, of Cardington, was found guilty of Driving Under Suspension. The Court sentenced him to serve three days in jail.

Matthew Hoadley, 26, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The Court sentenced him to serve 30 days in jail, with 25 days suspended, and placed him on two years of probation with the following condition: complete a drug and alcohol assessment within 60 days.

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

Dec. 9

Amran Adam, 20, of La Vergne, Tennessee, was found guilty of Obstructing Official Business. The Court sentenced her to pay a $200 fine and serve three days in jail.

Ruwayda Mahamoud, 19, of Antioch, Tennessee, was found guilty of Obstructing Official Business. The Court sentenced her to pay a $200 fine and serve three days in jail.

Mingchi Xu, 21, of Gambier, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle on a Temporary Permit. The Court sentenced him to pay a $75 fine.

Claire Johnson, 55, of Howard, 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.

Shaun Mulich, 36, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Domestic Violence. The Court sentenced him to serve 180 days in jail, with all time suspended, and placed him on two years of probation with the following condition: complete the Court’s Hands Down program.

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

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