gavel

MOUNT VERNON -- Three visiting judges handled the docket this week in Mount Vernon Municipal Court.

Combined they found 22 people guilty in the following cases:

Sept. 18

Visiting Judge David Picken found one person guilty after trials were held at the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on Sept. 18.

Shane England, 40, of Mansfield, was found guilty of Failing to Yield from a Private Drive. The Court sentenced him to pay a $35 fine.

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

Sept. 17

Visiting Judge James Kimbler found 14 people guilty after arraignments and hearings were held at the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on Sept. 17.

Jerry Ingles, 56, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Criminal Trespassing. The Court sentenced him to pay Court costs only.

John Bryant, 58, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The Court sentenced him to serve 30 days in jail, with all time suspended, and placed him on one year of probation with the following condition: complete a drug and alcohol assessment within 60 days.

Nicholas Belcher, 26, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Possession of Marijuana. The Court sentenced him to pay a $150 fine.

Tommy Lyles, 40, of Gibonsville, North Carolina, was found guilty of Disorderly Conduct with persisting behavior. The Court sentenced him to pay a $150 fine and serve one day in jail.

Shelby Morris, 25, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle with Fictitious Plates and an Expired Operator’s License. The Court sentenced her to pay a $150 fine for the Fictitious Plates charge and a $50 fine for having an Expired Operator’s License.

Angel Salinas, 22, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle with Fictitious Plates. The Court sentenced him to pay a $200 fine.

Jared Nethers, 36, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Driving Under Suspension. The Court sentenced him to pay a $200 fine.

Ashton Bogo, 26, 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 her to pay a $750 fine, serve 180 days in jail, with 160 days suspended, placed her on two years of community control with the following condition: complete a drug and alcohol assessment within 60 days, and suspended her operator’s license for one year.

Brian Booth, 34, of Nashport, 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.

Alexander Marti, 19, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle After Underage Consumption of Alcohol. The Court sentenced him to pay a $250 fine, serve 30 days in jail, with all time 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 90 days.

Jett Mooney, 19, of Delaware, 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 $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 within 60 days, and suspended his operator’s license for two years.

Nickolas Cutlip, 21, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Criminal Damaging. The Court sentenced him to serve 90 days in jail, with all time suspended, and placed him on one year of probation with the following condition: complete an Anger Management assessment.

Justin Fox, 30 of Howard, was found guilty of Driving Without a Valid Driver’s License. The Court sentenced him to pay a $75 fine.

Loria Brown, 56, of Howard, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol and/or a Drug of Abuse. The Court sentenced her to pay a $500 fine, serve 180 days in jail, 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.

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

Sept. 16

Visiting Judge David Stucki found seven guilty after arraignments and hearings were held at the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on Sept. 16.

Joseph Heins, 20, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Criminal Trespassing. The Court sentenced him to serve three days in jail.

George Payne, 48, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Driving Under an FRA Suspension. The Court sentenced him to pay a $200 fine.

James Wyant, 59, of Mount Vernon, 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 conditions: attend and complete a 72-hour driver intervention program and complete a drug and alcohol assessment within 60 days, and suspended his operator’s license for one year.

Kristen Hill, 52, of Worthington, was found guilty of Driving Under Suspension. The Court sentenced her to pay a $500 fine.

Ryan Schonauer, 43, of Howard, was found guilty of two counts of Theft. The Court sentenced him to serve 180 days in jail, with 135 days suspended, and placed him on two years of probation with the following conditions: attend and complete the Court’s Social Responsibility Clinic and complete 30 hours of community service.

Brandon Wilson, 27, of Danville, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle While Under the Influence. The Court sentenced him to pay a $700 fine, serve 180 days in jail, with 170 days suspended, placed him on two years of community control with the following condition: attend and complete a drug and alcohol assessment within 60 days, and suspended his operator’s license for two years.

Richard Heald, 30, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Menacing. The Court sentenced him to serve 30 days in jail, with 20 days suspended, and placed him on one year of probation.

Christopher Ballard, 33, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Failing to Confine a Dangerous Dog. The Court sentenced him to pay a $200 fine, serve 30 days in jail, with all time suspended, and placed him on one year of probation.

Director of Law Rob Broeren represented the City of Mount Vernon in the Heins and Payne cases.

Assistant Director of Law Brittany Whitney represented the City of Mount Vernon and the State of Ohio in the remaining cases.

Support Our Journalism

Our content is free and always will be - but we rely on your support to sustain it.