Municipal court judge hands down 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 is a list of those who pled guilty or were found guilty between Sept. 24 and Sept. 28:

• Franklin McIntosh, 30, of Blanchester, theft, physical control of a vehicle while under the influence, sentenced to 190 days in jail (10 days suspended), fined $750, assessed $250 court costs. The physical control charge was amended from an O.V.I. charge. McIntosh must write a letter of apology to the theft victim, have no contact with them, must commit no further offenses for two years, complete non-reporting probation, and pay $120 in restitution. Additional charges of driving under suspnsion-failing to reinstate, driving under suspension-financial, and a traffic control light violation were dismissed.

• Charles Barber, 34, of Midland, failure to comply, sentenced to 180 days in jail, operator’s license suspended from Sept. 16, 2018 to Sept. 15, 2019, fined $1,000, assessed $125 court costs. Barber must write a letter of apology to the arresting officer. A driving under suspension-financial charge was dismissed.

• Michael Scott, 40, of Columbus, assault, sentenced to 180 days in jail (102 days suspended), fined $1,000, assessed $125 court costs. Scott must have no contact with the victim, commit no further offenses for two years and complete non-reporting probation.

• Skylinn Riddle, 20, of Wilmington, child endangerment, sentenced to 120 days in jail (suspended), fined $1,000, fined $125 court costs. Riddle must take part in supervised probation.

• Aleecia Berry, 22, of Bowersville, attempted child endangerment, sentenced to 90 days in jail (suspended), fined $250, assessed $125 court costs. The charge was amended from a child endangerment charge. Berry must commit no further offenses for two years and complete non-reporting probation. A second child endangerment charge was dismissed.

• Devan Macke, 24, of Wilmington, falsification, theft, sentenced to 40 days in jail (suspended), fined $500, assessed $250 court costs. Macke must complete 16 hours of community service, write a letter of apology to the victim, and have no contact with them. second theft charge was dismissed.

• Gregory Bobbitt, 24, of Blanchester, driving under 12-point suspension, sentenced to 30 days in jail (26 days suspended), operator’s license suspended from Sept. 26, 2018 to Sept. 25, 2019, fined $500, assessed $125 court costs. Bobbitt must not commit any more traffic offenses in Clinton County for the rest of the year. Additional charges of driving under suspension-financial and driving under suspension-failing to reinstate were dismissed.

• Larrry Jacobs Jr., 38, of Wilmington, having physical control of a vehicle while under the influence, sentenced to 30 days in jail (suspended), fined $250, assessed $125 court costs. Jacobs must take part in non-reporting probation. ALS vacated. The charge was amended from an O.V.I. charge. Additional charges of O.V.I.-under the influence and following close violation were dismissed.

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By John Hamilton

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