Week of 10/31/16 Criminal Felony Convictions:

A criminal defendant has to have been sentenced before he or she is considered “convicted” of a criminal offense in the State of Ohio.  Below are the felony convictions that took place in the Wayne County Common Pleas Court for 10/31/2016 to 11/7/2016:

11/2/2016 - Daniel Michael Saunders, 28 year old male from Rittman - Case No. 2016 CRC-I 000208

Convicted of Forgery, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2913.31(A)(1). Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: Community Control sanctions in the amount of 2 years. The judge ordered: MRT program through Muni. Additionally the following conditions were imposed: Pay Court Costs / Probation Fees; Pay Restitution: $40.; Intensive Supervision Program.

11/2/2016 - Philip Michael Testa, 38 year old male from DALTON - Case No. 2016 CRC-I 000169

Convicted of Domestic Violence, F4, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2919.25(A). Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: Community Control sanctions in the amount of 1 year. Additionally the following conditions were imposed: Pay Court Costs / Probation Fees; Standard Terms: Obey All Laws & Probation Rules, Follow Directions of Probation Officer; Alcohol / Drug / Mental Health Counseling as Directed by Probation Department; Counseling: take medication as directed.

11/2/2016 - Howard J. Roberts, 48 year old male from Smithville - Case No. 2016 CRC-I 000111

Convicted of Unlawful Restraint, M3, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2905.03(A). Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 30 days. The judge ordered: credit for time served.

11/2/2016 - Jason Edward Cortimilia, 34 year old male from Wooster - Case No. 2014 CRC-I 000287

Convicted of Possession of Heroin, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.11(A). Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of (with 1 year suspended) and Community Control sanctions in the amount of 2 years. Additionally the following conditions were imposed: Pay Court Costs / Probation Fees; Standard Terms: Obey All Laws & Probation Rules, Follow Directions of Probation Officer; Perform Community Service: 50 Hours; Random Drug Testing; Alcohol / Drug / Mental Health Counseling as Directed by Probation Department; Obtain / Maintain Gainful Employment.

11/2/2016 - Eric A. Troyer, 32 year old male from Killbuck - Case No. 2016 CRC-I 000041 - Probation Violation Sentence

Convicted of Attempted Illegal Assembly or Possession Of Chemicals for the Manufacture of Drugs, F4, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2923.02 / 2925.041(A) and 2 additional counts. Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to the following conditions:  Community control continued and extended for one year. Additionally the following conditions were imposed: Complete Program at Community Based Correctional Facility (4 - 6 months): SRCCC.

11/2/2016 - Justin Tyler Schmidt, 23 year old male from Orrville - Case No. 2016 CRC-I 000141 - Probation Violation Sentence

Convicted of Improperly Handling Firearms In A Motor Vehicle, F4, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2923.16(B). Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to the following conditions: Community control continued. Additionally the following conditions were imposed: Complete Program at Community Based Correctional Facility (4 - 6 months): SRCCC.

11/2/2016 - David Arrott Johnson, 28 year old male from Wooster - Case No. 2014 CRC-I 000040 - Probation Violation Sentence

Convicted of Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol, a Drug of Abuse or a Combination of Them, F4, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 4511.19(A)(1)(a). Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 6 months. The judge ordered: Community control terminated after serving jail term.

11/2/2016 - Brittanie L. Copley, 19 year old female from Rittman - Case No. 0366-12-CR - Probation Violation Sentence

Convicted of Conspiracy, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2923.01(A)(2). Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 6 months.

11/2/2016 - Brittanie Lynn Copley, 22 year old female from Rittman - Case No. 2014 CRC-I 000361 - Probation Violation Sentence

Convicted of Trafficking in Heroin, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.03(A)(1). Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 6 months.