Muni judge doles out sentences


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 continues the list of those who pleaded guilty or were found guilty between Jan. 8 and Jan. 12:

• Ashley Maynard, 22, of Wilmington, two counts of child endangerment, sentenced to 360 days in jail (180 days suspended), assessed $250 court costs. Maynard must take part in supervised probation and must cooperate fully with Children Services.

• Craig Mosier, 59, of Washington Court House, drug instrument possession, O.V.I., sentenced to 270 days in jail, operator’s license suspended from Jan. 10, 2019 to Jan. 11, 2021, fined $1,825, assessed $250 court costs. Additional charges of drug paraphernalia and complicity were dismissed.

• Jeremy Jean, 28, of Martinsville, assault, seat belt violation, sentenced to 180 days in jail, fined $1,030, assessed $125 court costs. Restitution to be determined.

• Brandon Tedrick, 30, of Midland, criminal damages, trespassing, driving under suspension, hit-skip, sentenced to 120 days in jail, fined $600, assessed $500 court costs. Additional charges of disorderly conduct, driving under suspension-failing to reinstate, and driving under suspension-financial were dismissed.

• Kyle Young, 30, of Sabina, obstructing official business, sentenced to 90 days in jail, fined $250, assessed $125 court costs.

• Michael Johnson, 20, of Washington Court Costs, drug instrument possession, sentenced to 90 days in jail (80 days suspended), fined $750, assessed $125 court costs. Johnson must take part in supervised probation. A drug paraphernalia charge was dismissed.

• Billie May, 49, of Greenfield, hit-skip, sentenced to 90 days in jail (suspended), fined $750, assessed $125 court costs. May must complete a three-day non-residential driver intervention program within 45 days. Additional charges of an open container of alcohol in a prohibited area and an assured clear distance were dismissed.

• Sebastian Williams, 26, of Sabina, drug instrument possession, sentenced to 90 days in jail (suspended), fined $750, assessed $125 court costs. Williams must take part in supervised probation.

• Austin Hixon, 20, of Washington Court House, having physical control of a vehicle while under the influence, sentenced to 60 days in jail (suspended), fined $250, assessed $125 court costs. The charge was amended from an O.V.I. charge. Hixon has completed a three-day non-residential driver intervention program and has been placed on non-reporting probation for two years. ALS vacated. Additional charges of O.V.I. and failure to control were dismissed.

• Dalton Wilmoth, 21, of Wilmington, reckless operation, sentenced to 60 days in jail (suspended), fined $250, assessed $125 court costs. The charge was amended from an O.V.I. charge. Wilmoth has completed a three-day non-residential driver intervention program and must complete two years of non-reporting probation. Operator’s license was returned. ALS vacated. An additional O.V.I. charge and turn signal violation were dismissed.

• Connie Bussell, 41, of Hamilton, driving under suspension/12-point suspension, sentenced to 30 days in jail (27 days suspended), fined $250, assessed $125 court costs. Bussell must complete two-years of non-reporting probation. A drug paraphernalia charge was dismissed

• Larry Spurlock, Jr., 47, of Wilmington, drug instrument possession, sentenced to 30 days in jail (suspended), fined $150, assessed $125 court costs. Spurlock must have no further offenses and must take part in two years of non-reporting probation.

• Hope Ruse, 40, of Lebanon, aggravated menacing, sentenced to 10 days in jail (suspended), fined $150, assessed $125 court costs. Ruse is to have no further offenses and complete two-years of non-reporting probation. A using weapons while intoxicated charge was dismissed.

• Anthony Woody, Jr., 38, of Wilmington, resisting arrest, sentenced to three days in jail (suspended), fined $50, assessed $125 court costs. Woody must complete an eight-hour community service and report to the probation office.

• Geoffrey Brown, 38, criminal damages, sentenced to three days in jail (suspended), assessed $125 court costs. Brown must write a letter of apology to the victim, have no contact with them and pay $177.80 in restitution.

• Lori Crawford, 33, of Blanchester, resisting arrest, sentenced to three days in jail (suspended), fined $100, assessed $125 court costs. Crawford must write a letter of apology to the officer, have no further offenses and complete one year of non-reporting probation.

• Paul Conger, 33, of Wilmington, driving under suspension-failure to appear/pay fine, fined $150, assessed $125 court costs. Additional charges of driving under suspension-failing to reinstate and driving under suspension-finance were dismissed.

• Katie McKenzie, 36, of San Antonio, going 94 in a 70 mph speed zone, fined $105, assessed $125 court costs. The case was waived by the defendant.

• Matthew Ison, 23, of Sabina, reckless operation, fined $30, assessed $125 court costs. The case was waived by the defendant.

• Jacob Andrews, 18, of Cincinnati, marijuana possession, drug paraphernalia, drug possession, fined $400, assessed $250 court costs. Contraband was ordered destroyed and the operator’s license was ordered released.

• Rodney Schaffer, 50, of Hillsboro, marijuana possession, fined $150, assessed $125 court costs. The contraband was ordered destroyed.

• Zacharie Morgan, 20, of Wilmington, marijuana possession, driving under suspension, fined $250, assessed $250 court costs.

• Linwood Grace, Jr., 21, of Wilmington, drug possession, fined $100, assessed $125 court costs. A drug paraphernalia charge was dismissed.

• Shawn Bradshaw, 37, of Maineville, drug paraphernalia, fined $100, assessed $125 court costs. The case was waived by the defendant.

• Trenton Harker, 19, of Leesburg, underage consumption. Sentencing stayed to allow Harker to complete diversion.

• Veronica Spurlock, 18, of Wilmington, drug paraphernalia, fined $50, assessed $125 court costs.

• Ashley Neanover, 22, of Wilmington, driving under suspension-financial, fined $125, assessed $125 court costs. A no operator’s license charge was dismissed.

• Preston Ballinger, 21, of Hillsboro, driving under suspension, registration violation, failure to control, fined $250, assessed $125 court costs.

• Carley Brown, 21, of Sabina, disorderly conduct, fined $150, assessed $125 court costs. The charge was amended from an obstructing official business charge. A turn at intersection violation was dismissed.

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By John Hamilton

jhamilton@wnewsj.com

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