Week of 11/8/21 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 11/8/2021 to 11/15/2021:

11/9/2021 - Demario Grimes, 31 year old male from WOOSTER - Case No. 2021 CRC-I 000158

Convicted of Domestic Violence, F3, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2919.25(A). Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 1 year.

11/9/2021 - David Morgan Overmire, 36 year old male from WOOSTER - Case No. 2021 CRC-I 000408
Convicted of Aggravated Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.11(A). Sentenced
by Judge Mark K. Wiest.

11/9/2021 - Steven Ray Wolford, 31 year old male from AKRON - Case No. 2020 CRC-I 000578
Convicted of Felonious Assault, F2, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2903.11(A)(2). Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 2 years. Additionally the following conditions were imposed: PRC Notification Given.

11/9/2021 - Steven Ray Wolford, 30 year old male from AKRON - Case No. 2020 CRC-I 000320
Convicted of Grand Theft of a Motor Vehicle, F4, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2913.02(A)(1) and one additional count. Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 1 year. Additionally the following conditions were imposed: PRC Notification Given.

11/9/2021 - April McCracken, 35 year old female from WOOSTER - Case No. 2021 CRC-I 000026
Convicted of Aggravated Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), 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. The judge ordered: Obtain stable housing 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; Participate in Cognitive Behaviorial Group; Participate in Day Reporting Program.

11/10/2021 - Kayla Stapleton, 26 year old female from KILLBUCK
Convicted of Aggravated Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.11(A). Sentenced to: Credit for time served.

11/10/2021 - Blaine J. Rocha, 39 year old male from CHIPPEWA LAKE - Case No. 2021 CRC-I 000178
Convicted of Possession of Heroin, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.11(A) and one additional count. Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a term of incarceration of 3 days (with 177 days suspended), Community Control sanctions in the amount of 2 years, a fine of $375.00 and a driver's license suspension for 1 month. 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; Intensive Supervision Program; Participate in Cognitive Behaviorial Group.

11/10/2021 - Laurie B. Harris, 58 year old female from NORTH LAWRENCE - Case No. 2021 CRC-I 000328
Convicted of Assault, M1, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2903.13(A). Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a fine of $250.00.  Additionally the following conditions were imposed: Pay Court Costs / Probation Fees.

11/10/2021 - Travis Edwards, Jr., 23 year old male from Akron - Case No. 2020 CRC-I 000563
Convicted of Improperly Handling Firearms In A Motor Vehicle, F4, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2923.16(B) and one additional count. Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a term of incarceration of 177 days (with 3 days suspended), a fine of $375.00 and a driver's license suspension for 1 year.

11/10/2021 - Tyler Dawson, 31 year old male from WOOSTER - Case No. 2021 CRC-I 000260
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; Obtain / Maintain Gainful Employment; Intensive Supervision Program; Counseling: anger management; Participate in Cognitive Behaviorial Group.