Clinton County Municipal Court dispositions


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 pled guilty or were found guilty between March 19 and March 23:

• Bradley Reid, 22, of Wilmington, three counts of theft, trespassing, inducing panic, child endangerment, sentenced to 1,110 days in jail, assessed $625 court costs. Reid must write a letter of apology to and have no contact with the victims. Must pay $228.56 in restitution to one of the victims. Additional charges of driving under suspension-financial, marijuana possession, drug paraphernalia, driving under suspension-financial, turn signal violation, an additional theft charge and trespassing charge were dismissed.

• Antwan Morris, 22, of Wilmington, theft, assault, sentenced to 210 days in jail (suspended), fined $500, assessed $250 court costs. Morris must pay $1,399.99 in restitution to the victim and must complete two years of non-reporting probation.

• Elisha Mason, 35, of Wilmington, trespassing, drug instrument possession, sentenced to 190 days in jail (10 days suspended), fined $1,100, assessed $250 court costs. Mason must take part in supervised probation. The court will release defendant directly to First Step or other suitable residential facilities only. A drug instrument possession charge and a drug paraphernalia charge were dismissed.

• Virgil Jones II, 44, of Toledo, O.V.I., sentenced to 180 days in jail (177 days suspended), operator’s license suspended from April 13, 2018 to April 12, 2019, fined $500, assessed $125 court costs. Jones must take part in non-reporting probation, ALS vacated, driving privileges granted effective April 25, 2018. Additional charges of O.V.I.-under the influence and ACDA were dismissed.

• Ashley Bero, 29, of Columbus, O.V.I-high test, sentenced to 180 days in jail (177 days suspended), operator’s license suspended from March 26, 2018 to March 25, 2019, fined $500, assessed $125 court costs. Bero must take part in non-reporting probation. ALS vacated. Driving privileges granted effective April 9, 2018. Additional O.V.I., driving under suspension charges and a seat belt violation were dismissed.

• Wendy Quigley, 44, of Wilmington, O.V.I., sentenced to 180 days in jail (suspended), operator’s license suspended from March 21, 2018 to March 20, 2019, fined $1,075, assessed $125 court costs. Quigley must take part supervised probation, get a professional assessment, and complete a three-day residential driver intervention program, and must not consume alcohol of abusive drugs. If compliant, the court will suspend $375 of fine, vacate ALS, and grant driving privileges effective March 20, 2018. Additional charges of going 50 in a 35 mph speed zone and a marked lane violation were dismissed.

• Jeffrey Cochran, 51, of Wilmington, domestic violence, sentenced to 180 days in jail (suspended), fined $500, assessed $125 court costs. Cochran must take part in a supervised probation.

• Michael Zugg, 35, of Wilmington, theft, controlled substance possession, improper handling of a firearm in a vehicle, drug paraphernalia, sentenced to 120 days in jail (76 days suspended), fined $660, assessed $375 court costs. Zugg must take part in supervised probation and must write a letter of apology to the victim. If compliant, the court will suspend $150 of fine. A marijuana possession and drug paraphernalia charge was dismissed.

• Devon Lansing, 25, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, theft, sentenced to 120 days in jail (110 days in jail), fined $650, assessed $250 court costs. Lansing must take part in supervised probation and write a letter of apology to and have no contact with the victims. He must also pay restitution of $23.69 to one of the victims.

• Jacob Knechtly, 19, of Batavia, 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. Knechtly 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 additional O.V.I. charge and a marked lanes violation were dismissed.

• Robyn Wolf, 47, of Blanchester, physical control of a vehicle while under the influence, sentenced to 60 days in jail (suspended), fined $500, assessed $125 court costs. The charge was amended from an O.V.I. charge. Wolf must complete three days of non-residential driver intervention program and two years of non-reporting probation. $171 seized by the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office shall be returned to the defendant. If compliant, the court will suspend $250 of fine. ALS vacated. A failure to control charge and a seat belt violation were dismissed.

• Shannan Armstrong, 49, of Wilmington, driving under suspension-failing to reinstate, obstructing official business, driving under suspension-financial, driving under suspension, sentenced to 60 days in jail (suspended), fined $700, assessed $500 court costs. Armstrong must write a letter of apology to the victim and must not consume alcohol or abusive drugs for two years. Armstrong must not drive without a valid license or valid privileges for two years. Additional charges of disorderly conduct, driving under suspension-financial, a marked lanes violation, a turn signal violation, and driving under suspension-twelve points were dismissed.

• Henry Schoettmer, 25, of Cincinnati, reckless operation, sentenced to 60 days in jail (50 days suspended), fined $500, assessed $125 court costs. The charge was amended from an O.V.I. charge. Schoettmer must complete three days of non-residential driver intervention program and two years of non-reporting probation. If compliant, the court will suspend $250 of fine. ALS vacated.

• William Milner, 46, of Centerville, D.U.I., sentenced to 37 days in jail, operator’s license suspended from March 22, 2018 to Sept. 22, 2018, fined $375, assessed $125 court costs. ALS vacated. Operator’s license destroyed. Driving privileges granted effective April 5, 2018. Additional charges of marijuana possession, illegal plates, traffic lanes violation, seat belt violation, stopping after an accident upon property other than the street, turn signal violation, operating a vehicle without reasonable control, and O.V.I.-under the influence were dismissed.

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By John Hamilton

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