Mount Vernon Municipal Court Criminal Docket on February 13, 2017



MOUNT VERNON – The following cases were resolved before Judge John Thatcher in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on February 13, 2017.

Sarah J. Gordon, 33 of Mount Vernon, changed her plea and the Court found her guilty of petty theft. The Court sentenced Gordon to pay court costs, serve 180 days in jail with 175 days suspended, placed her on two years of probation, and ordered her to complete a drug and alcohol assessment within 60 days.

Jimmy Folden, 51 of Mount Vernon, changed his plea and the Court found him guilty of criminal mischief. The Court sentenced Folden to pay court costs, serve 60 days in jail with 60 days suspended, place him on one year of probation. The Court further scheduled a restitution hearing for March 13, 2017.

Christopher M. Sapp, 38 of Mount Vernon, changed his pleas and the Court found him guilty of petty theft and driving under suspension for operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or drug of abuse. The Court delayed sentencing to allow Sapp and his counsel to resolve two felony cases in the Knox County Court of Common Pleas so that the sentences may run concurrently.

Shellee L. Robinett, 44 of Mount Vernon, changed her plea and the Court found her guilty of disorderly conduct, persisting. The Court sentenced Robinette to pay a fine of $150 plus court costs and credited her with one day in jail. Robinette remains on probation for a previous conviction.

Travis M. Noland, 27 of Coshocton, changed his pleas and the Court found him guilty of resisting arrest which caused injury to a law enforcement officer and operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or a drug of abuse. The Court ordered Noland to complete a pre-sentence investigation with a scheduled sentencing for March 20, 2017.

Constance M. Pikaart, 31 of Mount Vernon, changed her plea and the Court found her guilty of operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or a drug of abuse. The Court sentenced Pikaart to pay a fine of $500 plus court costs, serve 180 days in jail with 177 days suspended, placed her on two years of community control, ordered her to attend a 72-hour driver intervention program, and suspended her drivers’ license for one year.

Tammy L. Green, 42 of Fredericktown, changed her plea and the Court found her guilty of disorderly conduct. The Court sentenced Green to pay a fine of $150 plus court costs.

Gary D. Meachum, 53 of Fredericktown, changed his plea and the Court found him guilty of disorderly conduct. The Court sentenced Meachum to pay a fine of $50 plus court costs.

Paige N. Walker, 25 of Frazeysburg, changed her pleas and the Court found her guilty of making a false alarm/crime report and driving under financial responsibility suspension. For the making a false alarm conviction, the Court sentenced Walker to pay court costs, serve 180 days in jail with 171 days suspended, and placed her on two years of probation. The Court ordered her to pay a $200 fine plus court costs for the driving under suspension charge.

Jordan L. Ramsey, 28 of Mount Vernon, changed his plea and the Court found him guilty of assault. The Court sentenced Ramsey to pay a fine of $200 plus court costs, serve 180 days in jail with credit for time served and the balance suspended, placed him on two years of probation.

Christopher L. Schaade, 24 of Mount Vernon, changed his plea and the Court found him guilty of obstructing official business. The Court sentenced Schaade to pay the court costs and gave him credit for time served.

Duane V. Schreiber, 39 of Martinsburg, changed his plea and the Court found him guilty of operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or a drug of abuse. The Court sentenced Schreiber to pay a fine of $500 plus court costs, serve 180 days in jail with 177 days suspended, placed him on two years of community control, ordered him to attend a 72-hour driver intervention program, and suspended his drivers’ license for one year.

Sierra L. Zedaker, 18 of Mount Vernon, changed her plea and the Court found her guilty of petty theft. The Court ordered a pre-sentencing investigation to allow time for Zedaker to submit an application for the Court’s petty theft diversion program.

Leland E. White, 45 of Mount Vernon, change his plea and the Court found him guilty of operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or a drug of abuse, a second OVI offense within 6 years. The Court sentenced White to pay a fine of $700 plus court costs, serve 180 days in jail with 170 days suspended, placed him on two years of community control, ordered him to complete a drug and alcohol assessment within 60 days, and suspended his drivers’ license for two years.

Tara M. Tomlin, 27 of Mount Vernon, changed her pleas and the Court found her guilty of falsification, petty theft, and driving under financial responsibility suspension. On the falsification conviction, the Court sentenced Tomlin to pay court costs, serve 180 days in jail with 165 days suspended, and placed her on two years of probation. On the petty theft conviction, the Court sentenced Tomlin to pay court costs, serve 180 days in jail with 165 days suspended, the jail sentence be served concurrently with the jail sentence for the falsification charge, placed her on two years of probation, and ordered her to pay $392.14 in restitution to Walmart. The Court ordered her to pay the costs for her driving under suspension conviction.

David L. Matthews, 34 of Mount Vernon, appeared for sentencing after the completion of a pre-sentence investigation after changing his plea and being found guilty of using weapons while intoxicated. The Court sentenced Matthews to pay court costs, serve 180 days in jail with 177 days suspended, placed him on two years of probation, and ordered him to complete a drug and alcohol assessment within 60 days.

Megan L. Miller, 24 of Newark, failed to appear for her scheduled hearing. The Court issued her a warrant for her arrest with county and adjoining county radius and set bond in the amount of $2,500 cash or surety without the application of the 10% provision.

Tara R. Wilson, 26 of Marion, failed to appear for her scheduled hearing. The Court issued her a warrant for her arrest with county and adjoining county radius and set bond in the amount of $2,500 cash or surety without the application of the 10% provision.

Kelsey V. Pike, 25 of Howard, failed to appear for her scheduled hearing. The Court issued her a warrant for her arrest with county and adjoining county radius and set bond in the amount of $2,500 cash or surety without the application of the 10% provision.

Anthony M. Vance, 38 of Mount Vernon, failed to appear for his scheduled hearing. The Court issued him a warrant for his arrest with Knox County radius and set bond in the amount of $1,000 cash or surety without the application of the 10% provision.

Attorney Christina Reiheld represented Gordon in her case.

Assistant Knox County Public Defender Brandon Crunkilton represented the Defendants in the remaining cases.

Director of Law Rob Broeren represented the State of Ohio and the City of Mount Vernon in these cases.

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