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MOUNT VERNON --  Mount Vernon Municipal Court Judge John Thatcher found 21 people guilty after trials were held in his courtroom this week.

Feb. 12

Adam Carifa, 23, of Westerville, was found guilty of Driving Under an OVI/ALS Suspension and Speeding. The Court sentenced him to pay a $250 fine and serve three days in jail for the DUS charge and a $35 fine for Speeding.

Melanie Linker, 21, of Blacklick, was found guilty of Speeding. The Court sentenced her to pay a $35 fine.

Charles Zvosec, 43, of Loudonville, was found guilty of Improper Passing. The Court sentenced him to pay a $15 fine.

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

Feb. 11

Zachary Emmert, 23, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Failing to Use Reasonable Control. The Court sentenced him to pay a $25 fine.

Taylor McNichols, 21, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Speeding. The Court sentenced him to pay a $75 fine.

Timothy Clark, 28, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Speeding. The Court sentenced him to pay a $100 fine.

Christopher McGee, 19, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle without an Operator’s License. The Court sentenced him to pay a $200 fine.

Kayla Birchfield, 28, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Shortcutting to Avoid a Traffic Control Signal. The Court sentenced her to pay a $25 fine.

Amanda Eberhart, 24, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Disorderly Conduct with Persisting Behavior. The Court sentenced her to serve 30 days in jail, with all time suspended, and placed her on one year of probation.

Eric Gleason, 36, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Disorderly Conduct. The Court sentenced him to pay a $75 fine.

Nathan Parke, 24, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Disorderly Conduct. The Court sentenced him to pay a $50 fine.

Angel Salinas, 22, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Aggravated Menacing and Disorderly Conduct with Persisting Behavior. The Court sentenced him to serve 90 days in jail, with 83 days suspended, and placed him on two years of probation.

Jeremy Johnson, 25, of Cardington, was found guilty of Violating a Driver License Restriction. The Court sentenced him to pay a $500 fine, serve 180 days in jail, with 177 days suspended, and placed him on two years of probation with the following condition: complete a drug and alcohol assessment within 60 days.

Logan Fisher, 22, of Mount Vernon, 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 177 days suspended, placed him on one year 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.

Jarred Baldwin, 26, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Driving Under an FRA Suspension. The Court sentenced him to serve five days in jail.

Debra Wells, 61, of Danville, was found guilty of Theft. The Court sentenced her to serve 180 days in jail, with 175 days suspended, and placed her on two years of probation.

Nicholas McCament, 28, of Frazeysburg, was found guilty of Assault and Criminal Damaging. He will be sentenced on March 24, 2020 following a pre-sentenced investigation.

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

Feb. 10

Dawn Sanford, 44, of Howard, was found guilty of two counts of Driving Under Suspension. The Court sentenced her to pay a total of $450 in fines.

Annikah White, 18, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Speeding. The Court sentenced her to pay a $150 fine.

Joseph King, 39, of Mansfield, was found guilty of Reckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle. The Court sentenced him to pay a $150 fine.

Andre Plikerd, 26, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Domestic Violence. He will be sentenced on March 24, 2020 following a pre-sentenced investigation.

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

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