Municipal court judge metes out justice


By John Hamilton - jhamilton@civitasmedia.com



WILMINGTON — The following report is compiled using a disposition report provided by Clinton County Municipal Court. The information includes the defendant’s name, age, residence if listed, charge(s) disposed, fine, court costs assessed, jail sentence and any special conditions. Municipal Judge Mike Daugherty oversees the court, which administers the law in criminal misdemeanor cases.

The following pled guilty or were found guilty between March 27 and March 31:

• James Moon, 46, of Peebles, O.V.I., driving under suspension, marked lane violation, seat belt violation, sentenced to 360 days in jail, operator’s license suspended from March 29, 2017, to Sept. 29, 2017, fined $1,260, assessed $310 court costs. Driving privileges granted effective on April 12. No ALS imposed. For the DUS, marked lane, and seat belt violations he will pay fines only.

• Melinda Conger, 37, of Wilmington, driving under suspension-financial, seat belt violation, marked lanes violation, possession of marijuana, fined $310, assessed $375 court costs. For the marked lanes violation, Conger will pay fines only for it. Conger must forfeit the contraband for destruction. An additional felonious assault charge was bound over to Clinton County Common Pleas Court.

• Jarrod Riley, 45, of Springfield, improper handling firearms in motor vehicle, sentenced 10 days in jail, fined $250, assessed $125 court costs. The charge was amended from a concealed carry weapons charge. Jail time was suspended on condition that Riley commits no other offenses in 2017. The firearm is to be forfeited to the state for disposition, according to law. Additional charges of drug paraphernalia and cross yellow lane violation were dismissed.

• Jakob Mansell, 19, of Wilmington, two charges of theft, sentenced to 60 days in jail, fined $200, assessed $250 court costs. Mansell must write a letter of apology and pay restitution to the victim. Jail time stayed to allow the defendant to complete diversion. An additional charge of theft and a charge of possession of criminal tools were dismissed.

• Mark Burch, 25, of Wilmington/New Vienna, theft, trespassing, sentenced to 210 days in jail (120 days suspended), fined $200, assessed $250 court costs. Burch must write a letter of apology, pay restitution, and have no contact with the victim. Burch must commit no similar offenses and take part in non-reporting probation for two years. An additional charge of marijuana possession was dismissed.

• Aaron Bullock, 35, of Clarksville, O.V.I., sentenced to 10 days in jail, operator’s license suspended from Feb. 4, 2016, to Aug. 4, 2017, fined $1,075, assessed $125 court costs. Bullock will complete a three-day residential driver intervention program and SAQ, if compliant court will suspend $575 of fine. ALS vacated, operator’s license was ordered destroyed, and limited drivers privileges granted effective April 26, 2017, only with an interlock device. An additional O.V.I. charge was dismissed.

• Lorenzo Harris, 25, of Wilmington, reckless operation, sentenced to 30 days in jail (suspended), fined $500, assessed $125 court costs. The reckless operation charge was amended from an O.V.I. charge. Harris must complete a three-day non-residential driver intervention program. ALS vacated. A seat belt violation and turn signal violation were dismissed.

• Shelby Delawder, 23, of Wilmington, disorderly conduct, sentenced to 30 days in jail (suspended), fined $100, assessed $125 court costs. The charge was amended from a domestic violence charge. Delawder must complete a 12-week anger management course.

• Matthew Frick, 23, of Sabina, possession of marijuana, fined $50, assessed $125 court costs.

• Carolyn Klumpp, 64, of Cincinnati, failure to control, fined $30, assessed $125 court costs. The case was waived by the defendant.

• Andrew Pugh, 31, of Cincinnati, driving under suspension-financial, going 73 in a 55 mph speed zone, fined $175, assessed $125 court costs. Two additional driving under suspension charges were dismissed.

• David Lloyd, 21, of Blanchester, drug paraphernalia, no operator’s license, possession of marijuana, fined $325, assessed $375 court costs. Additional charges of driving under suspension-financial and driving under suspension-reinstatement fee were suspended.

• Hunter Valentine, 19, of Martinsville, drug paraphernalia, fined $50, assessed $125 court costs.

• James Echard, Sr., 48, possession of drug instruments, sentenced to 90 days in jail (suspended), fined $750, assessed $125 court costs. Echard has been placed upon supervised probation; vehicle has been released.

• Richard Sholler, Jr., 25, of Clarksville, driving under suspension-financial, fined $125, assessed $125 court costs. An additional tag/sticker violation was dismissed.

• Austin Mckee, 24, of Martinsville, failure to control, fined $185, assessed $125 court costs.

• Macy Evans, 23, of Sabina, failure to control, fined $25, assessed $125 court costs.

• Asbury Cockfield, 47, of Xenia, theft, sentenced 20 days in jail (10 days in jail), fined $100, assessed $125 court costs. Cockfield must write a letter of apology to the victim and have no contact with them.

• Amanda Fesser, 35, of Lynchburg, driving under suspension-financial, fined $50, assessed $125 court costs. An additional driving under suspension charge was dismissed

• Sara Ritt, 30, of Wilmington, possession of marijuana, fined $50, assessed $125 court costs.

• Mary Penn, 36, of Sabina, theft, sentenced to one day in jail, fined $100, assessed $125 court costs. Penn must write a letter of apology, pay restitution, and have no contact with the victim.

• Lakiesha Knight, 32, of Dayton, driving under suspension, fined $125, assessed $125 court costs.

• Paul Griffith III, 29, of Hillsboro, driving under suspension-financial, fined $125, assessed $125 court costs. An O.V.I.-suspension charge was dismissed.

• Jake Robinson, 22, of Westerville, disorderly conduct, fined $125, assessed $125 court costs.

• Cortney Sullivan, 32, of Cincinnati, going 94 in a 70 mph speed zone, fined $105, assessed $125 court costs. The case was waived by the defendant.

• Lisa Wampler, 57, of Mason, going 90 in a 70 mph speed zone, fined $100, assessed $125 court costs. The case was waived by the defendant.

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By John Hamilton

jhamilton@civitasmedia.com

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