Week of 8/6/18 Criminal Felony Convictions:

Photograph of the Wayne County Common Pleas Courthouse in Wooster, Ohio

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 8/6/2018 to 8/13/2018:

 

8/8/2018 - Clarence Betts, 31 year old male from WOOSTER - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000322

Convicted of Aggravated Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.11(A). Sentenced

by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 11 months. The judge ordered: Court to entertain motion of judicial release at

6 months for a release to SRCCC.

 

8/8/2018 - Marc A. Couvdos, 22 year old male from Akron - Case No. 2017 CRC-I 000210

Convicted of Aggravated Trafficking in Drugs, F4, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.03(A)(1). Sentenced by Judge Mark K.

Wiest to: a term of incarceration of 1 year and Community Control sanctions in the amount of 2 years. 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: 40 Hours; Random Drug Testing; Alcohol /

Drug / Mental Health Counseling as Directed by Probation Department; Obtain / Maintain Gainful Employment; Intensive

Supervision Program; Complete Program at Community Based Correctional Facility (4 - 6 months): SRCCC; Participate in Cognitive

Behaviorial Group; Participate in Day Reporting Program.

 

8/8/2018 - Marc Couvdos, 23 year old male from Akron - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000196

Convicted of Telecommunications Harassment, M1, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2917.21(A)(3). Sentenced by Judge Mark

K. Wiest to: a term of incarceration of 6 months and Community Control sanctions in the amount of 2 years. 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: 40 Hours; Random Drug Testing;

Alcohol / Drug / Mental Health Counseling as Directed by Probation Department; Obtain / Maintain Gainful Employment; Intensive

Supervision Program; Complete Program at Community Based Correctional Facility (4 - 6 months): SRCCC; Participate in Cognitive

Behaviorial Group; Participate in Day Reporting Program.

 

8/8/2018 - Quinton Byrd, 24 year old male from Akron - Case No. 2017 CRC-I 000474

Convicted of Aggravated Trafficking in Drugs, F4, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.03(A)(2). Sentenced by Judge Mark K.

Wiest 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; Random Drug Testing; Alcohol / Drug / Mental Health Counseling as Directed by Probation Department; Obtain /

Maintain Gainful Employment; Forfeiture of $245.

 

8/8/2018 - Jonathan Heiks, 19 year old male from WOOSTER - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000184

Convicted of Endangering Children, F2, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2919.22(B)(1) and one additional count. Sentenced by

Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 5 years and Post Release Control in the amount of 3 years. Additionally the

following conditions were imposed: Pay Restitution: $1,360.00 to Amy Harris.; PRC Notification Given.

 

8/8/2018 - Ronald Charles Nixon, 56 year old male from WOOSTER - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000063

Convicted of Aggravated Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.11(A). Sentenced

by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a fine of $1,000.00. The judge ordered: May perform community service in lieu of fines. Additionally

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

 

 

8/8/2018 - Michael Watts, 36 year old male from WOOSTER - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000090

Convicted of Aggravated Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.11(A). Sentenced

by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 10 days and a fine of $1,000.00. The judge ordered: Credit for 10 days served

May perform community service in lieu of fines. Additionally the following conditions were imposed: Pay Court Costs / Probation

Fees.