5 sentenced in Common Pleas Court


By Dylanne Petros - dpetros@civitasmedia.com



WILMINGTON — The following report is compiled from a criminal case disposition report provided by the Clinton County Clerk of Courts. The following cases were tried in Clinton County Court of Common Pleas, which is presided over Judge John W. “Tim” Rudduck and his magistrates. Common Pleas handles felony criminal cases.

The defendant’s name, village or city of residence, crime, degree of felony and sentence are provided by the report. Felonies are ranked from F1 (most serious) to F5 (least serious). Defendants found guilty also must pay court costs, but those amounts aren’t included in the disposition report.

The following were sentenced from Oct. 19 to Oct. 23:

  • William McCarren, 25, Wilmington, two counts of possession of heroin (F5), aggravated possession of drugs (F5), sentenced six months prison (credit given for for 177 days), community control revoked. McCarren was also sentenced to nine months in prison (with no credit given) for two counts of trafficking heroin (F5).
  • Brittney Adams, 28, Wilmington, two counts of trafficking drugs (F5), sentenced 11 months prison (credit given for 44 days), community control revoked.
  • Maurice Estep, 46, New Vienna, aggravated possession of drugs (F5), sentenced to six months prison (credit given for two days; remainder suspended). Defendant must pay all costs, a $25 public defender fee and $500 fine, contraband forfeited and license suspended six months. A separate charge of possession of criminal tools (F5) was dismissed.
  • Dalton Garland, 23, Wilmington, failure to comply (F3), sentenced 12 months prison (credit given for three days), license suspended for three years. Defendant must pay all costs. Three other charges – failure to comply (F3) and two counts of felonious assault (F1) – were dismissed.
  • Michelle Plowman, 39, Lynchburg, trafficking heroin (F5), sentenced six months prison (credit given for two days; remainder suspended). Two years community control and defendant to participate in the You-Turn Recovery Docket. License suspended six months. Defendant must pay all costs, $25 public defender fee and $50 restitution to CCS/Buy Money. A separate charge of trafficking heroin (F5) was dismissed.

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By Dylanne Petros

dpetros@civitasmedia.com