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MOUNT VERNON – Mount Vernon Municipal Court Judge John Thatcher found 18 people guilty after hearings and trials were held at the Mount Vernon Municipal Court this week.

OCT. 7

Michael Miller, 37, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Driving Under Suspension. The Court sentenced him to pay Court costs and granted him credit for time served in jail.

Amber Gantt, 36, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle without a Valid Operator’s License and Improper Backing. The Court sentenced her to pay a $250 fine for not having an Operator’s License and a $25 fine for improperly backing her vehicle.

William Kirkman, 31, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of two counts of Driving Under an FRA Suspension and Not Wearing a Seatbelt. The Court sentenced him to pay a $300 fine for each DUS charge and a $30 fine for Not Wearing a Seatbelt.

Assistant Director of Law Brittany Whitney represented the Village of Danville in the Miller case.

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

OCT. 6

William Kirkman, 31, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Driving Under Suspension and Operating an Unsafe Vehicle. The Court sentenced him to pay a $300 fine for the DUS charge and a $35 fine foe driving an unsafe vehicle.

Desaray Moore, 19, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Driving Under an FRA Suspension. The Court sentenced her to pay a $100 fine.

Juan Grimaldo, 53, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Operating a Motor Vehicle without a Valid Operator’s License and Failing to Yield from Private Property. The Court sentenced him to pay a $200 fine for the no operator’s charge and a $35 fine for the failure to yield charge.

Nanci Harper, 46, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Wrongful Entrustment of a Motor Vehicle. The Court sentenced her to pay a $200 fine.

Tammy Layton, 51, of Westerville, was found guilty of Speeding in a School Zone. The Court sentenced her to pay a $100 fine.

Jennifer Kolasky, 42, of Danville, was found guilty of Assault. The Court sentenced her to serve 180 days in jail, with all time suspended, and placed her on two years of probation with the following condition: not to consume alcohol or illegal drugs.

Corey Eakin, 32, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Domestic Violence and Aggravated Menacing. The Court sentenced him to serve 180 days, with 150 days suspended, and placed him on two years of probation with the following conditions: complete the Court’s Hands Down Program and complete a drug and alcohol assessment as soon as is practicable.

Tina Grohe, 43, of Howard, was found guilty of Telecommunications Harassment. The Court sentenced her to serve 180 days in jail, with all time suspended, and placed her on two years of probation.

Crystal Stewart, 37, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Assault. The Court sentenced her to serve 30 days in jail.

Jenna Lang, 46, of Danville, was found guilty of Having Physical Control Over a Vehicle while Under the Influence. The Court sentenced her to pay a $500 fine, serve 180 days, with all time suspended, and placed her on two years of community control with the following condition: complete a drug and alcohol assessment as soon as is practicable.

Cynthia Castle, 21, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle while Under the Influence. The Court sentenced her to pay a $500 fine, serve 180 days, 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.

Brian Baker, 37, of Butler, was found guilty of Failing to Stop After an Accident. The Court sentenced him to serve 180 days in jail, with all time suspended, placed him on two years of probation, and suspended his operator’s license for 180 days.

Amy Turner, 29, of Cardington, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle while Under the Influence of Alcohol and Endangering Children. The Court sentenced her to pay a $500 fine, serve 180 days, 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 for the OVI charge. She will be sentenced on Nov. 10, 2020 for the Child Endangering charge following a pre-sentence investigation.

Savion Washington, was found guilty of Endangering Children. He will be sentenced on Nov. 10, 2020 following a pre-sentence investigation.

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

OCT. 5

Robert Hosack, 22, of Fredericktown, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle While Under the Influence. 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.

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

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