Week of 1/22/18 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 1/22/2018 to 1/29/2018:

1/23/2018 - Elizabeth Lynn Norman, 36 year old female from Rittman - Case No. 2014 CRC-I 000407

Convicted of Theft From an Elderly Person or Disabled Adult, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2913.02(A)(1). Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: Community Control sanctions in the amount of 2 years. The judge ordered: Write a sincere letter of apology to victim. Additionally the following conditions were imposed: Pay Court Costs / Probation Fees; Standard Terms: Obey AllLaws & Probation Rules, Follow Directions of Probation Officer; Perform Community Service: 50 Hours; Pay Restitution: $350.00.;Random Drug Testing; Alcohol / Drug / Mental Health Counseling as Directed by Probation Department; Obtain / Maintain Gainful Employment; Participate in Cognitive Behaviorial Group.

1/24/2018 - Benjamin Brian Berner, 42 year old male from MASSILLON - Case No. 2017 CRC-I 000437

Convicted of Petty Theft, M1, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2913.02(A)(1) and one additional count. Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a fine of $500.00. Additionally the following conditions were imposed: Pay Court Costs / Probation Fees.

1/24/2018 - Tyler J. Berenyi, 18 year old male from Doylestown - Case No. 2017 CRC-I 000376

Convicted of Possession of Marihuana, MM, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.11(A) and one additional count. Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a fine of $250.00. The judge ordered: Fines and courts costs due in 30 days. Additionally the following conditions were imposed: Pay Court Costs / Probation Fees.