Judge John Thatcher on the bench

Mount Vernon Municipal Court Judge John Thatcher.

MOUNT VERNON – Judge John Thatcher found seven people guilty and sentenced one person during arraignments and hearings in Mount Vernon Municipal Court this week.

-- Sean Frost, 20 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Possession of Marijuana. The Court sentenced him to pay Court costs only.

-- John Cradlebaugh, 39 of Walhonding, was found guilty of Failing to Use Reasonable Control and Not Wearing a Seatbelt. The Court sentenced him to pay a $30 fine.

-- Tate Swihart, 19 of Fredericktown, was found guilty of Failing to Stop After an Accident and Failure to Control. The Court sentenced him to serve 180 days in jail, with 165 days suspended, placed him on two years of probation, and suspended his operator’s license for 180 days.

-- Kasson Krownapple, 19 of Howard, was found guilty of Speeding in a School Zone. The Court sentenced him to pay a $100 fine.

-- Conner Hill, 26 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Criminal Mischief. The Court sentenced him to serve 60 days in jail, with all time suspended, and placed him on one year of probation.

-- Hisham Aburaseen, 39 of Dublin, was found guilty of Failing to Use Reasonable Control. The Court sentenced him to pay a $75 fine.

-- Brandon May, 25 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 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.

Mark Wade, 46 of Butler, was found guilty of Assault on Jan. 5. This week, he was sentenced to serve 180 days in jail, with 160 days suspended, and was placed on two years of probation with the following conditions: complete a drug and alcohol assessment as soon as is practicable and complete the Court’s Hands Down program.

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

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