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 includes the list of those who pled guilty or were found guilty between Oct. 29 and Nov. 2:

• Nicole Fulton, 37, of Wilmington, theft, drug instrument possession, sentenced to 185 days in jail (175 days suspended), fined $1,000, assessed $250 court costs. Fulton must write a letter of apology to the victim, have no contact with them and must take part in supervised probation.

• Christie Hess, 47, of Wilmington, O.V.I., sentenced to 180 days in jail, operator’s license suspended from Oct. 31, 2018 to Oct. 30, 2020, fined $1,075, assessed $125 court costs. Hess must pay $138 to the Wilmington Police Department, operator’s license ordered destroyed, ALS vacated, driving privileges granted effective Nov. 13. Additional charges of no operator’s license, prohibited turn, and marijuana possession were dismissed.

• Mark Bigger, 30, of Wilmington, theft, drug instrument possession, sentenced to 60 days in jail (30 days in suspended), fined $250, assessed $125 court costs. Bigger may be released to be transported to Star Community Justice Center if/when the court orders it and his misdemeanor time will run concurrently with time at Star.

• Matthew Ison, 24, of Sabina, physical control of 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. Ison 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. Additional charges of O.V.I.-breath low and a stop sign violation were dismissed.

• Charles Gray, 30, of Blanchester, drug instrument possession, sentenced to 30 days in jail.

• Brandi Near, 29, of Washington Court House, three counts of theft, sentenced to 20 days in jail, fined $750, assessed $375 court costs. Near must write a letter of apology to the victim, have no contact with them, must commit no further offenses in Clinton County for the rest of the year, and pay $127.56 in restitution. Two additional charges were dismissed.

• Nina Willis, 43, of Martinsville, theft, drug paraphernalia, sentenced to ten days in jail, fined $350, assessed $125 court costs. Stay time stayed to allow Willis to complete diversion and must write a letter of apology to the victim.

• James Bettle, 35, of Jeffersonville, theft, sentenced to ten days in jail (nine days suspended), fined $250, assessed $125 court costs. Bettle must write a letter of apology to the victim and have no contact with them. If Bettle appears clean for all sentence reviews, the court will suspend $50 of fine.

• Rodney Goings, 43, of Wilmington, assault, sentenced to ten days in jail (suspended), fined $250, assessed $125 court costs.

• Bethany Bricker, 27, of New Vienna, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, sentenced to three days in jail, fined $20, assessed $125 court costs. Bricker was remanded to jail immediately, must write a letter of apology to the victim, and pay $13.26 in restitution. The charge was amended from a receiving stolen proper charge.

• Clarence Tucker Jr., 45, of Clarksville, theft, sentenced to three days in jail (suspended), fined $250, assessed $125 court costs. Tucker must complete 24 hours of community service, write a letter of apology to the victim, have no contact with them, must commit no further offenses for two years, and complete non-reporting probation.

• Diana Rutter, 59, of Washington Court House, theft, sentenced to three days in jail (suspended), fined $50, assessed $125 court costs. Rutter must write a letter of apology to the victim, have no contact with them, must commit no further

• Alexis Carter, 25, of Cincinnati, going 97 in a 70 mph speed zone, fined $105, assessed $125 court costs. The case was waived by Carter.

• Jacob Lockhart, 29, of Clarksville, two counts of driving under suspension-failing to appear/pay fine, fined $200, assessed $250 court costs. A driving under suspension-failing to reinstate was dismissed.

• Terisa Miller, 36, of Blanchester, disorderly conduct, fined $30, assessed $125 court costs.

• Nicholas Rineair, 33, of Franklin, drug paraphernalia, fined $25, assessed $125 court costs. A drug possession charge was dismissed.

• Anthony McClure, 38, of Wilmington, disorderly conduct, fined $50, assessed $125 court costs. The charge was amended from an aggravated menacing charge.

• Janet Kreger, 40, of Blanchester, disorderly conduct, fined $100. The charge was amended from a disorderly conduct in an emergency services charge.

• James Jones, 42, of Midland, drug possession, fined $100, assessed $125 court costs. The case was waived by the defendant. The case was waived by Jones.

• Dustin Lamb, 21, of Blanchester, marijuana possession, fined $100, assessed $125 court costs. The case was waived by Lamb.

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By John Hamilton

jhamilton@wnewsj.com

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