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MOUNT VERNON – Judge John Thatcher found one person guilty after hearings were held at the Mount Municipal Court on April 19.

Zachary Young, 27 of Fredericktown, was found guilty of Domestic Violence. The Court sentenced him to pay a $100 fine, serve 180 days in jail, with 150 days suspended, and placed him 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.

Assistant Director of Law Brittany Whitney represented the Village of Fredericktown in this case.

Thatcher found nine guilty after arraignments and hearings were held at the Mount Municipal Court on April 20:

James Darby, 53 of Mansfield, was found guilty of Driving Under an FRA Suspension. The Court sentenced him to pay a $200 fine.

John Palmer, 30 of Walhonding, was found guilty of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The Court sentenced him to serve 27 days in jail.

Gregory Hyatt, 37 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Driving Under an OVI/ALS Suspension. The Court sentenced him to pay a $250 fine and to serve three days in jail.

Dillan Henderson, 21 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Failing to Stop After an Accident. The Court sentenced him to serve 180 days in jail, with 175 days suspended, placed him on two years of probation with the following conditions: complete 20 hours of community service, ordered that he pay $407.51 in restitution to the victim, and suspended his operator’s license for 180 days.

Savannah Keyes, 22 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Reckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle. The Court sentenced her to pay a $250 fine, serve 30 days in jail, with all time suspended, placed her on one year of community control with the following condition: complete a drug and alcohol assessment as soon as is practicable, and suspender her operator’s license for 180 days.

Jason Lumbatis, 42 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Violating a Protection Order. The Court sentenced him to pay a $100 fine and to serve 10 days in jail.

Jack Burns, 62 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Reckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle and Failing to Maintain an Assured Clear Distance Ahead. The Court sentenced him to pay a $250 fine, serve 30 days in jail, with all time suspended, placed him on one year of community control with the following condition: complete a drug and alcohol assessment as soon as is practicable, and suspender his operator’s license for 180 days for the Reckless Operation charge and to pay a $25 fine for Failing to Keep an Assured Clear Distance Ahead.

Logan Morrison, 24 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Operating a Motor 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 one year.

Joshua Bias, 43 of Centerburg, was found guilty of Driving Under Suspension. The Court sentenced him to serve 20 days in jail.

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

On April 21, Thatcher found one guilty after court trials were held at the Mount Municipal Court:

James Barrett, 25 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Driving Under Suspension. The Court sentenced him to three days in jail.

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

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