Municipal Court hands down sentences for variety of offenses


By John Hamilton - jhamilton@wnewsj.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 includes those who pled guilty or were found guilty between April 8 and April 12, 2019:

• Avery Bennett, 23, of Goshen, obstructing official business, drug instrument possession, sentenced to 180 days in jail, fined $1,500, assessed $250 court costs. A “lights on bike” violation, dangerous drugs charge and a drug paraphernalia charge were dismissed.

• Steven Faulkner, 46, of Sabina, O.V.I.-under the influence, sentenced to 180 days in jail (170 days suspended), operator’s license suspended from Dec. 29, 2015 to Dec. 29, 2016, fined $1,075, assessed $125 court costs. Faulkner must commit no further alcohol-related offenses in Clinton County for two years. Operator’s license destroyed, ALS vacated, and no driving privileges granted until all other suspended are cleared up. Additional charges including O.V.I., driving under suspension, and a turn signal violation were dismissed.

• Dusty Cox, 38, of Hillsboro, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, sentenced to 179 days in jail, fined $1,000, assessed $125 court costs. The offense was amended from a receiving stolen property charge. Cox must write a letter of apology to the victim and have no contact with them. A driving under suspension-failing to appear/pay fine was dismissed.

• Zachary Scott, 26, of Wilmington, domestic violence, protection order violation, sentenced to 120 days in jail, fined $1,000, assessed $227 court costs. Scott must have no contact with the victim. Additional charges of obstructing official business and resisting arrest were dismissed.

• Robert McBee, 30, of Blanchester, two counts of theft, sentenced to 60 days in jail, fined $200, assessed $250 court costs.

• David Robinson, 56, of Clarksville, physical control of a vehicle while intoxicated, sentenced to 60 days in jail (suspended), fined $250, assessed $125 court costs. Robinson must complete two years of non-reporting probation. Salvation Army treatment credit in place of driver intervention program.

• William Corcoran Jr., 49, of Wilmington, reckless operation, sentenced to 60 days in jail (suspended), fined $250, assessed $125 court costs. The offense was amended from an O.V.I. charge. Corcoran must complete a three-day non-residential driver intervention program and two years of non-reporting probation. ALS vacated. An additional O.V.I. charge and a headlights violation were dismissed.

• Melissa McPherson, 32, of Hillsboro, physical control of a vehicle while under the influence, sentenced to 60 days in jail (suspended), fined $500, assessed $125 court costs. The offense was amended from an O.V.I. charge. McPherson must complete a three-day non-residential driver intervention program and two years of non-reporting probation. If compliant, the court will suspend $250 of fine. ALS vacated. An O.V.I.-low breath charge and a marked lane violation were dismissed.

• Brandi Murray, 22, of Fayetteville, inducing panic, sentenced to 60 days in jail (suspended), fined $500, assessed $125 court costs. Murray must commit no further offenses for two years, complete non-reporting probation, and must not reside in Clinton County for two years.

• Adam Watson, 35, of Wilmington, drug instrument possession, sentenced to 30 days in jail (27 days suspended), fined $250, assessed $125 court costs. Watson must commit no further offenses for two years and complete non-reporting probation. A receiving stolen property charge was dismissed.

• Brandon Calloway, 29, of Blanchester, two counts of resisting arrest, sentenced to 20 days in jail (suspended), fined $500, assessed $250 court costs. A carry a concealed weapon charge was dismissed.

• Lisa Taylor, 27, of Wilmington, drug paraphernalia, sentenced to six days in jail (suspended), fined $400, assessed $250 court costs. A driving under suspension-failing to appear/pay fine was dismissed

• Richard Storer, 52, of Wilmington, sentenced to three days in jail, driving under 12 point suspension, drug paraphernalia, no operator’s license, fined $750, assessed $375 court costs.

• Daqavion Evans, 23, of Indianapolis, driving under suspension-failing to appear/pay fine, fined $250, assessed $125 court costs. If Eans gets a valid license the fine will be suspended.

• Sharif Morton, 34, of Wilmington, drug possession, fined $50, assessed $125 court costs. Contraband was ordered destroyed.

• Shawn Fox, 31, of Wilmington, driving under suspension, fined $250, assessed $125 court costs.

• Antoin Allen, 29, of Wilmington, disorderly conduct, fined $150, assessed $125 court costs. The offense was amended from a domestic violence charge. A drug paraphernalia charge was dismissed.

• Destiny Clouser, 21, of Wilmington, aggravated trespassing, assessed $125 court costs.

• Noah Evans, 22, of Wilmington, marijuana possession, fined $150, assessed $125 court costs.

• Gary Frayser, 26, of Cairo, going 95 in a 55 mph speed zone, fined $30, assessed $125 court costs.

• Shayla Patton, 38, of Middletown, going 93 in a 70 mph speed zone, fined $105, assessed $125 court costs. The case was waived by Patton.

• Molly Grant, 61, of Deerfield, going 94 in a 70 mph speed zone, fined $105, assessed $125 court costs. The case was waived by Grant.

• Wendy Walter, 53, of Shepherdsville, going 91 in a 70 mph speed zone, fined $105, assessed $125 court costs. The case was waived by Walter.

• Sean Breckenridge, 24, of Cincinnati, marijuana possession, fined $100, assessed $125 court costs. The case was waived by Breckenridge.

• Trent Jamason Sr., 30, of Xenia, driving under suspension-failing to reinstate, fined $250, assessed $125 court costs. The case was waived by Jamason.

• Klaudia Liczbinska, 23, of Chagrin Falls, going 92 in a 70 mph speed zone, fined $105, assessed $125 court costs. The case was waived by Liczbinska.

• Raymond Bailey, 23, of Grove City, going 94 in a 70 mph speed zone, fined $105, assessed $125 court costs. The case was waived by Bailey.

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By John Hamilton

jhamilton@wnewsj.com

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