Week of 2/24/20 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 2/24/2020 to 3/2/2020:

2/26/2020 - Lynette Yoder, 49-year-old female from WOOSTER - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000198     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.

2/26/2020 - Timothy C. Luke, 33-year-old male from APPLE CREEK - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000307     Convicted of Rape, F1, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2907.02(A)(2) and one additional count.  Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 6 years and Post Release Control in the amount of 5 years.  Additionally, the following conditions were imposed: Pay Court Costs / Probation Fees; Sex Offender Registration: Tier 3.

2/26/2020 - Arlene Kate Beard, 58-year-old female from RITTMAN - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000512     Convicted of Possession of a Fentanyl-Related Compound, 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; Participate in Cognitive Behavioral Group.

2/26/2020 - Joshua Carter, 33-year-old male from Orrville - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000535     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; Complete Program at Community Based Correctional Facility (4 - 6 months): SRCCC; Participate in Cognitive Behavioral Group; Participate in Day Reporting Program.

2/26/2020 - Cristi Nicole Lomas, 22-year-old female from Wooster - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000692     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.  The judge ordered: Credit for 61 days served

2/28/2020 - Larry Dale Nottingham, 59-year-old male from Creston - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000636     Convicted of Aggravated Possession of Drugs, F3, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.11(A).  Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 1 year and Post Release Control in the amount of 3 years.  Additionally, the following conditions were imposed: PRC Notification Given.

2/26/2020 - Brian Smith, 40-year-old male from Wooster - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000524     Convicted of Endangering Children, F4, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2919.22(A) and one additional count.  Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: Community Control sanctions in the amount of 2 years.  The judge ordered: Obey all laws. Rules and regs of PO Basic super. Costs Probation maintenance fee Random drug screens maintain employ 50 hours’ community service MH per PO 54 days; credit for 54 Maintain primary physician and advise of medication change. Anger Management Court ordered meds NC with victims until further order of the Court Comply with CPO Child support current.  Additionally, the following conditions were imposed: Pay Court Costs / Probation Fees; Standard Terms: Obey All Laws & Probation Rules, Follow Directions of Probation Officer.

2/26/2020 - Roland P. Poorman, 36-year-old male from Killbuck - Case No. 2017 CRC-I 000340 - Probation Violation Sentence     Convicted of Burglary, F3, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2911.12(A)(3).  Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to the following conditions: Unsuccessful release from community control with credit for 613 days’ jail/prison time served.