Week of 8/21/17 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 8/21/2017 to 8/28/2017:

 

8/21/2017 - Christopher Menzie, 23 year old male from Wooster - Case No. 2016 CRC-I 000385

Convicted of Illegal Conveyance of Drugs of Abuse onto Grounds of a Specified Governmental Facility, F3, in violation of Ohio

Revised Code 2921.36(A)(2). Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: Community Control sanctions in the amount of 2 years. The

judge ordered: SRCCC. 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; Obtain / Maintain Gainful Employment;

Intensive Supervision Program.

 

8/23/2017 - Matthew Shifflett, 31 year old male from WOOSTER - Case No. 2017 CRC-I 000203

Convicted of Grand Theft of a Motor Vehicle, F4, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2913.02(A)(1). Sentenced by Judge Mark K.

Wiest.

 

8/23/2017 - Thomas J. Rutherford, 29 year old male from Marengo - Case No. 2017 CRC-I 000266

Convicted of Attempted Possession of Heroin, M1, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2923.02 / 2925.11(A). Sentenced by Judge

Mark K. Wiest to: a fine of $250.00. Additionally the following conditions were imposed: Pay Court Costs / Probation Fees.

 

8/23/2017 - Jared Dale Beard, 25 year old male from Rittman - Case No. 2017 CRC-I 000119

Convicted of Aggravated Possession of Drugs, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.11(A). Sentenced by Judge Corey E.

Spitler to: Community Control sanctions in the amount of 2 years. Additionally the following conditions were imposed: Pay Court

Costs / Probation Fees; 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; Participate in Cognitive

Behaviorial Group.

 

8/23/2017 - Mitzi L. Kelley, 50 year old female from MILLERSBURG - Case No. 2017 CRC-I 000137

Convicted of Attempted Aggravated Possession of Drugs, M1, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2923.02 / 2925.11(A).

Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: 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; Participate in Cognitive Behaviorial Group.

 

8/23/2017 - Theodore Alleman, 27 year old male from WOOSTER - Case No. 2017 CRC-I 000183

Convicted of Possession of Cocaine, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.11(A). Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to:

Community Control sanctions in the amount of 5 years. Additionally the following conditions were imposed: Standard Terms: Obey

All Laws & Probation Rules, Follow Directions of Probation Officer; Random Drug Testing; Alcohol / Drug / Mental Health

Counseling as Directed by Probation Department; Obtain / Maintain Gainful Employment; Intensive Supervision Program; Participate

in Cognitive Behaviorial Group.

 

8/23/2017 - James Arthur Rogers, 29 year old male from Rittman - Case No. 2017 CRC-I 000224

Convicted of Arson, F4, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2909.03(A)(1). Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of

incarceration of 4 months (with 1 year, 2 months suspended) and Community Control sanctions in the amount of 3 years. The judge

ordered: Credit for 112 days jail time served. Arson Offender Registration.  Anger Management Counseling. 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: $250.; Random Drug Testing; Alcohol / Drug / Mental Health Counseling as Directed by Probation Department; Obtain / Maintain Gainful Employment; Intensive Supervision Program; Wayne County Jail: Serve 112 Days; Participate in Cognitive Behaviorial Group.

 

8/23/2017 - Jeffrey Allen Rose, 56 year old male from Big Prairie - Case No. 2017 CRC-I 000170

Convicted of Aggravated Possession of Drugs, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.11(A). Sentenced by Judge Corey E.

Spitler to: 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; Intensive Supervision Program; Participate in Cognitive Behaviorial Group.

 

8/23/2017 - Christopher M. Keim, 24 year old male from New Philadelphia - Case No. 2017 CRC-I 000057

Convicted of Attempted Breaking and Entering, M1, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2923.02 / 2911.13(A). Sentenced by Judge

Corey E. Spitler 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; Pay

Restitution: $431.16.

 

8/24/2017 - Paul Claren, 67 year old male from ORRVILLE - Case No. 2016 CRC-I 000289

Convicted of Aggravated Murder, UF, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2903.01(A) and one additional count. Sentenced by

Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a term of incarceration of Life Imprisonment without Parole, 3 years. The judge ordered: Credit for 370 days

Served. Additionally the following conditions were imposed: Pay Court Costs / Probation Fees.