Week of 5/4/15 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 5/4/2015 to 5/11/2015:

 

5/6/2015 - John R. Bruck, II, 20 year old male from Medina - Case No. 2015 CRC-I 000018

Convicted of Intimidation of an Attorney, Victim or Witness in a Criminal Case, F3, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2921.04(B)(2). Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a term of incarceration of 30 days, Community Control sanctions in the amount of 2 years and a fine of $500.00. The judge ordered: letter of apology. 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: 80 Hours; Random Drug Testing; Obtain / Maintain Gainful Employment; Obtain GED or High School Diploma.

 

5/6/2015 - Zakery L. Muller, 21 year old male from ORRVILLE - Case No. 2014 CRC-I 000405

Convicted of Grand Theft, F4, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2913.02(A)(1) and one additional count. Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a term of incarceration of 90 days and Community Control sanctions in the amount of 2 years.

 

5/6/2015 - Herbert Edward Coppa, 43 year old male from Wooster - Case No. 2014 CRC-I 000402

Convicted of Burglary, F2, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2911.12(A)(2). Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a term of incarceration of 5 years and Post Release Control in the amount of 3 years. The judge ordered: advised of PRC.  Additionally the following conditions were imposed: Pay Restitution: 500.

 

5/6/2015 - Herbert Edward Coppa, 43 year old male from WOOSTER - Case No. 2015 CRC-I 000049

Convicted of Illegal Manufacture of Drugs, F2, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.04(A) and one additional count. Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a term of incarceration of 5 years. The judge ordered: advised of PRC; 6 month license suspension.

 

5/6/2015 - James R. Griffith, 20 year old male from Seville - Case No. 2015 CRC-I 000016

Convicted of Intimidation of an Attorney, Victim or Witness in a Criminal Case, F3, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2921.04(B)(2). Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a term of incarceration of 60 days and Community Control sanctions in the amount of 2 years.

 

5/6/2015 - Melanie Chastity Jones, 37 year old female from Smithville - Case No. 2014 CRC-I 000363

Convicted of Forgery, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2913.31(A)(1) and one additional count. Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 1 year and 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; Perform Community Service: 50 Hours; Pay Restitution: $276.00.; Random Drug Testing; Alcohol / Drug / Mental Health Counseling as Directed by Probation Department; Obtain / Maintain Gainful Employment.

 

5/6/2015 - Melanie Chastity Jones, 37 year old female from Orrville - Case No. 2014 CRC-I 000362

Convicted of Assault, M1, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2903.13(A). Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 6 months and 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; Perform Community Service: 50 Hours; Random Drug Testing; Alcohol / Drug / Mental Health Counseling as Directed by Probation Department; Obtain / Maintain Gainful Employment; Intensive Supervision Program; Counseling: Anger Management.

 

5/6/2015 - James M. Porter, 29 year old male from Orrville - Case No. 2014 CRC-I 000200

Convicted of Aggravated Possession of Drugs, F3, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.11(A) and 5 additional counts.

Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 3 years and a driver's license suspension for 6 months. The judge ordered: Credit for jail time served (33 days); No court costs.

 

5/6/2015 - Lacie F. Black, 25 year old female from Wooster - Case No. 2014 CRC-I 000219

Convicted of Aggravated Trafficking, F3, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.03(A)(1). Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: Community Control sanctions in the amount of 2 years.

 

5/6/2015 - Kenneth M. Umstead, 25 year old male from Orrville - Case No. 0380-12-CR

Convicted of Trafficking in Marihuana, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.03(A)(1) and one additional count. Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a driver's license suspension for 6 months. 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: 100 Hours; Random Drug Testing; Alcohol / Drug / Mental Health Counseling as Directed by Probation Department; Obtain / Maintain Gainful Employment.

 

5/7/2015 - Joshua Robert Ewing, 16 year old male from WOOSTER - Case No. 2014 CRC-I 000314

Convicted of Gross Sexual Imposition, F3, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2907.05(A)(4) and one additional count. Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a term of incarceration of 6 years. Additionally the following conditions were imposed: Pay Court Costs /Probation Fees; PRC Notification Given.

 

5/6/2015 - Brandy Kyer, 22 year old female from Rittman - Case No. 0328-13-CR - Probation Violation Sentence

Convicted of Receiving Stolen Property, F4, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2913.51(A). Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 1 year, 4 months. The judge ordered: Credit for jail time served (187 days). No court costs.