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MOUNT VERNON -- There were 22 people found guilty this week after arraignments and hearings by Mount Vernon Municipal Court Judge John Thatcher.

Those cases were decided over three days this week:

Wednesday, Dec. 4

Angela Baldwin, 30, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Driving Under an FRA Suspension. The Court sentenced her to serve three days in jail.

Ashley Ervin, 34, of Fredericktown, was found guilty of Speeding and not Using a Child Restraint in her Vehicle. The Court sentenced her to pay a $25 fine for each charge.

Robin VanHouten, 62, of Centerburg, was found guilty of Not Wearing a Seatbelt. The Court sentenced him to pay a $30 fine.

Assistant Director of Law Brittany Whitney represented the City of Mount Vernon in the Baldwin case.

Director of Law Robert Broeren represented the State of Ohio in the remaining cases.

Tuesday, Dec. 3

Chandler Evans, 19, of Edison, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol and Having a Loud Muffler. 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.

Kayla Kirk, 18, of Lewis Center, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle Without a Driver’s License. The Court sentenced her to pay a $200 fine.

Amber Willis, 31, of Utica, was found guilty of Not Wearing a Seatbelt. The Court sentenced her to pay a $30 fine.

Eva Hamilton, 32, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Speeding. The Court sentenced her to pay a $35 fine.

Amy Parker, 43, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Driving Under an FRA Suspension. The Court sentenced her to pay a $300 fine.

Cameron Whittredge, 27, of Lithopolis, was found guilty of Domestic Violence. The Court sentenced him to serve 90 days in jail.

Earl Getter, 32, 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 $1,000 fine, serve 365 days in jail, with 305 days suspended, placed him on three years of community control, and suspended his operator’s license for three years.

David Atherton, 42, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Menacing. The Court sentenced him to serve 30 days in jail and placed him on one year of probation.

Jessica McElroy, 36, of Fredericktown, was found guilty of Disorderly Conduct. The Court sentenced her to pay a $50 fine.

Nichole Flecknoe, 28, of Columbus, was found guilty of Disorderly Conduct. The Court sentenced her to pay a $50 fine.

Nicholas Pigg, 23, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Criminal Mischief. The Court sentenced him to serve 60 days in jail, with 35 days suspended, and placed him on two years of probation with the following condition: complete a drug and alcohol assessment within 60 days.

Timothy Mongitore, 28, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Domestic Violence. The Court sentenced him to serve 180 days in jail and placed him on two years of probation with the following condition: complete the Court’s Hands Down Program.

Alexander Marti, 19, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Driving Under Suspension and Failing to Comply with the Lawful Order of a Police Officer. The Court sentenced him to pay a $250 fine and serve 10 days in jail for the DUS charge. He was sentenced to serve 180 days in jail, with 170 days suspended, placed him on two years of probation, and suspended his operator’s license for 180 days for the Failure to Comply charge.

John Palmer, 28, of Howard, was found guilty of Endangering Children. He will be sentenced on January 14, 2020 following a pre-sentence investigation.

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

Monday, Dec. 2

Corey Ansel, 29, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Aggravated Menacing and Telecommunication Harassment. The Court sentenced him to serve 180 days in jail, with 149 days suspended, and placed him on two years of probation with the following condition: complete the Court’s Hands Down Program on each charge.

Gregory Keener, 44, of Danville, was found guilty of Having an Open Container of Alcohol in a Motor Vehicle and Going Left of Center. The Court sentenced him to pay a $25 fine for each charge.

Bryan Moore, 52, of Howard, 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 two years of community control with the following condition: complete a drug and alcohol assessment within 60 days, and suspended his operator’s license for one year.

William Trott, 59, 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 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.

Linette Metler, 54, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Failing to Use Reasonable Control. The Court sentenced her to pay a $35 fine.

Betsy Harris, 35, of Cardington, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol and Endangering Children. She will be sentenced on Jan. 13, 2020 following a pre-sentence investigation.

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

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