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 April 16 and April 20:

• Paul South, 51, of Goshen, O.V.I., O.V.I.-high test, sentenced to 360 days in jail (suspended), operator’s license suspended from April 19, 2018 to April 18, 2019, fined $2,150, assessed $250 court costs. South must take part in supervised probation, get a professional assessment, and must not consume alcohol or drugs. If compliant, the court will suspend $375 of fine and grant driving privileges effective May 4. ALS vacated. Plates impounded.

• Christopher Landenburg, 36, of Washington Court House, assault, sentenced to 180 days in jail (177 days suspended), fined $500, assessed $125 court costs. Landenburg must take part in two years of non-reporting probation, write a letter of apology to the victim, have no contact with them and pay $20 in restitution to them.

• Ryder Bennington, 18, of Wilmington, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, sentenced to 180 days in jail (suspended), fined $1,000, assessed $125 court costs. The charged was amended from a theft charge. Bennington must take part in supervised probation, write a letter of apology to the victim, and pay $697 in restitution.

• Alexa Basilotto, 22, of Wilmington, O.V.I., sentenced to 180 days in jail (suspended), operator’s license was suspended from April 19, 2018 to April 20, 2019, fined $1,075, assessed $125 court costs. Basilotto must take part in supervised probation, get a professional assessment, complete a three-day residential driver intervention program, and must not consume any alcohol or abusive drugs while on probation. No ALS imposed. Driving privileges granted effective May 4. A head lights and turn signal violation were dismissed.

• James Shepherd, 42, of Hillsboro, trespassing, drug instrument possession, sentenced to 120 days in jail (119 days suspended), fined $300, assessed $150 court costs. Shepherd must write a letter of apology to the victim and have no contact with them. Shepherd must also commit no further offenses for a year.

• Paul Conger, 33, of Wilmington, drug instrument possession, sentenced to 90 days in jail (87 days suspended), fined $150, assessed $125 court costs. Conger must commit no further offenses for two years and be monitored by non-reporting probation.

• Demyra Brown, 24, of Cincinnati, reckless operation, sentenced to 60 days in jail (suspended), fined $500, assessed $125 court costs. The charge was amended from an O.V.I. charge. Brown must take part in a three-day residential driver intervention program and two years of non-reporting probation. If compliant, the court will suspend $250 of fine. No ALS imposed. A marijuana possession charge and a marked lanes violation were dismissed.

• David Schneider, 56, of Dayton, 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. Schneider must take part in two years of non-reporting probation and he shall check his blood sugar every time prior to driving a motor vehicle. No ALS imposed.

• Timmy Hamm, 42, of Hillsboro, physical control of a vehicle while under the influence, sentenced to 60 days in jail (suspended), fined $500, assessed $125 court costs. Hamm must commit no further offenses for two years, be monitored by non-reporting probation, complete a three-day non-residential driver intervention program, and must not use alcohol or abusive drugs. ALS vacated. Additional charges of drug paraphernalia, driving under suspension-financial, and a seat belt violation were dismissed.

• David Werner, 36, of Clarksville, obstructing official business, sentenced to 30 days in jail (suspended), fined $150, assessed $125 court costs. Werner must write a letter of apology to the victim and shall not commit any more offenses in Clinton County for the rest of the year. A driving under suspension-failing to appear/pay fine charge was dismissed.

• Jordan Pickering, 23, of Ashland, theft, sentenced to three days in jail (two days suspended), fined $150, assessed $125 court costs. Pickering must write a letter of apology to the victim, have no contact with them, pay $105.68 in restitution, and commit no further offenses for one year.

• Skylar Silbas, 22, of Sabina, theft, sentenced to one day in jail (suspended), fined $100, assessed $125 court costs. Silbas must write a letter of apology and have no contact with the victim. Silbas must commit no further offenses for the rest of the year.

• Paul Ashe, 30, of Wilmington, two counts of marijuana possession, fined $300, assessed $250 court costs. A drug paraphernalia charge was dismissed

• Jaineyce Gadison, 23, of Reynoldsburg, going 100 in a 70 mph speed zone, fined $105, assessed $125 court costs. The case was waived by the defendant.

• Amber Smith, 40, of Blanchester, drug possession, fined $100, assessed $125 court costs. The case was waived by the defendant.

• Jason Jenkins, 46, of Florence, driving under suspension-financial, fined $150, assessed $125 court costs.

• Derrick Wilson, 18, of Wilmington, drug paraphernalia, fined $100, assessed $125 court costs. The case was waived by the defendant.

• Tyler Stephens, 23, of Wilmington, marijuana possession, fined $50, assessed $125 court costs.

• Marissa Shelton, 27, of Blanchester, marijuana possession, fined $100, assessed $125 court costs.

• Adam Farris, 27, of Hillsboro, driving under suspension-financial, going 82 in a 65 mph speed zone, fined $200, assessed $125 court costs.

• Jacob Greene, 25, of Urbana, drug paraphernalia, fined $250, assessed $125 court costs. The charge was amended from a drug possession charge. A marijuana possession charge was dismissed.

• Kenneth Taylor, 31, of Wilmington, disorderly conduct, fined $50, assessed $125 court costs. The charge was amended from a domestic violence charge.

• Timothy Whitworth, 47, of Blanchester, disorderly conduct, fined $50, assessed $125 court costs. The charge was amended from a complicity charge. A resisting arrest charge was dismissed.

• Nickolaus Hasz, 20, of Wilmington, no fishing license, fined $50, assessed $125 court costs. The case was waived by the defendant.

• Jacob Brewer, 19, of Wilmington, underage consumption. Sentencing stayed to allow Brewer to complete diversion.

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By John Hamilton

jhamilton@wnewsj.com

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