Week of 1/6/20 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 1/6/2020 to 1/13/2020:

1/6/2020 - William Kutscher, 25-year-old male from Barberton - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000155     Convicted of Failure to Comply with an Order or Signal of a Police Officer, F3, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2921.331(B) and one additional count.  Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a term of incarceration of (with 2 years suspended) and 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: 60 Hours; Random Drug Testing; Alcohol / Drug / Mental Health Counseling as Directed by Probation Department; Intensive Supervision Program; PRC Notification Given.

1/7/2020 - Ashton Dutter, 26-year-old female from Smithville - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000321     Convicted of Grand Theft, F4, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2913.02(A)(2).  Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: Community Control sanctions in the amount of 2 years.  The judge ordered: Jail sentence to be reduced if accepted to SRCCC.  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: $24,777.43.; Random Drug Testing; Alcohol / Drug / Mental Health Counseling as Directed by Probation Department; Complete Program at Community Based Correctional Facility (4 - 6 months): SRCCC; PRC Notification Given; Wayne County Jail: Serve 120 Days; Participate in Drug Court; Participate in Cognitive Behavioral Group.

1/7/2020 - Jeffery Allen Longmire, 27-year-old male from Rittman - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000370     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 1 year, 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: 60 Hours; Random Drug Testing; Alcohol / Drug / Mental Health Counseling as Directed by Probation Department; Obtain / Maintain Gainful Employment; Obtain GED or High School Diploma; Intensive Supervision Program; Participate in Cognitive Behavioral Group.

1/7/2020 - Brandon Summerfield, 19-year-old male from Orrville - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000476     Convicted of Attempted Burglary, F4, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2923.02 / 2911.12(A)(3).  Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a fine of $250.00.  Additionally, the following conditions were imposed: Pay Court Costs / Probation Fees.

1/8/2020 - Brian Helms, 23-year-old male from WOOSTER - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000293     Convicted of Breaking and Entering, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2911.13(A).  Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 6 months.

1/8/2020 - Brian Helms, 23-year-old male from WOOSTER - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000221     Convicted of Aggravated Possession of Drugs, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.11(A).  Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 6 months.

1/8/2020 - Paula M. Ball, 39-year-old female from Shreve - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000525     Convicted of Aggravated Possession of Drugs, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.11(A) and 3 additional counts.  Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 6 months.

1/8/2020 - Paula Ball, 40-year-old female from Wooster - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000059     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 Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 3 years.

1/8/2020 - Paula Ball, 40-year-old female from WOOSTER - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000127     Convicted of Aggravated Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.11(A) and 2 additional counts.  Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 6 months.

1/8/2020 - Paula Ball, 40-year-old female from WOOSTER - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000246     Convicted of Aggravated Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.11(A) and 3 additional counts.  Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 6 months.

1/8/2020 - Eric Edinger, 33-year-old male from GREENVILLE - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000025     Convicted of Violating a Protection Order, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2919.27(A)(3) and one additional count.  Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 6 months.

1/8/2020 - Heidi Christina Catherman, 27-year-old female from APPLE CREEK - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000718     Convicted of Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2913.03(B) and one additional count.  Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 10 months.

1/8/2020 - Heidi Christina Catherman, 26-year-old female from APPLE CREEK - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000682     Convicted of Theft, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2913.02(A)(1) and 3 additional counts.  Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 10 months.

1/8/2020 - Heidi Catherman, 28-year-old female from LOUDONVILLE - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000554     Convicted of Aggravated Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.11(A) and one additional count.  Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 10 months.

1/8/2020 - Matthew Waddell, 40-year-old male from Wooster - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000020     Convicted of Aggravated Possession of Drugs, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.11(A).  Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 6 months.

1/8/2020 - Merissa Taylor-Franklin, 26-year-old female from Wooster - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000440     Convicted of Theft, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2913.02(A)(2).  Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 15 days and Community Control sanctions in the amount of 2 years.  The judge ordered: Complete TARP.  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: 2870.; Random Drug Testing; Alcohol / Drug / Mental Health Counseling as Directed by Probation Department; Obtain / Maintain Gainful Employment.

1/7/2020 - Frank Wilkinson, 51-year-old male from Wooster - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000361     Convicted of Domestic Violence, F4, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2919.25(A).  Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a term of incarceration of 1 year.