Week of 5/14/18 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 5/14/2018 to 5/21/2018:

 

5/14/2018 - Kevin Gerson, 20 year old male from Burbank - Case No. 2017 CRC-I 000461

Convicted of Rape, F1, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2907.02(A)(1)(b). Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a term of incarceration of Life Imprisonment with Parole Eligibility at 10 years. The judge ordered: Court costs waived.  Credit for 212 days jail time served. Additionally the following conditions were imposed: Sex Offender Registration: Tier III.

 

5/15/2018 - Jared E. Byall, 37 year old male from Orrville - Case No. 2017 CRC-I 000222

Convicted of Rape, F1, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2907.02(A)(1)(b) and 5 additional counts. Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of Life Imprisonment with Parole Eligibility at 25 years, 22 years and Post Release Control in the amount of 5 years.

 

5/16/2018 - Kerry Wilkes, 39 year old female from West Salem - Case No. 2017 CRC-I 000177

Convicted of Possession of Heroin, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.11(A). Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a term of incarceration of 6 months. The judge ordered: Concurrent with Richland County sentence.  Court costs waived.

 

5/16/2018 - Melissa Curtis, 49 year old female from Wooster - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000085

Convicted of Attempted Aggravated Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), M1, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2923.02 /2925.11(A). Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a term of incarceration of 90 days. The judge ordered: Court costs waived.

 

5/16/2018 - Candace Duffield, 27 year old female from Wooster - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000014

Convicted of Aggravated Possession of Drugs, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.11(A). Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a term of incarceration of (with 1 year suspended) and Community Control sanctions in the amount of 2 years. The judge ordered: Court costs waived but not probation fees. 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: 60 Hours; Random Drug Testing; Alcohol / Drug / Mental Health Counseling as Directed by Probation Department; No Contact with convicted felons or persons on probation.; Obtain / Maintain Gainful Employment; Intensive Supervision Program; Participate in Cognitive Behaviorial Group.

 

5/16/2018 - Candace J. Duffield, female from Wooster - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000037

Convicted of Aggravated Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), F3, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.11(A). Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a term of incarceration of (with 3 years suspended) and Community  Control sanctions in the amount of 2 years. The judge ordered: Court costs waived but not probation fees. 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: 60 Hours; Random Drug Testing; Alcohol / Drug / Mental Health Counseling as Directed by Probation Department; No Contact with convicted felons or persons on probation; Obtain / Maintain Gainful Employment; Intensive Supervision Program; Forfeiture of $330.; Participate in Cognitive Behaviorial Group.

 

5/16/2018 - Jacob Haywood, 41 year old male from Wellston - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000021

Convicted of Unauthorized Use of Vehicle, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2913.03(B). Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a fine of $500.00.

 

5/14/2018 - David Christle, 50 year old male from WOOSTER - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000007

Convicted of Burglary, F3, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2911.12(A)(3). Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a fine of $250.00. Additionally the following conditions were imposed: Pay Court Costs / Probation Fees.

 

5/16/2018 - Ashley Adkins, 24 year old female from LODI - Case No. 2016 CRC-I 000247 - Probation Violation Sentence

Convicted of Theft, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2913.02(A)(1). Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a term of incarceration of 90 days. Additionally the following conditions were imposed: Pay Court Costs / Probation Fees; Pay Restitution: $3,182.

 

5/16/2018 - James Simpson, 39 year old male from Orrville - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000050 - Probation Violation Sentence

Convicted of Possession of Cocaine, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.11(A). Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a term of incarceration of 60 days.