Week of 5/27/19 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 5/27/2019 to 6/3/2019: 5/28/2019:

Buddy Wayne Shields, 33-year-old male from Wooster - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000635     Convicted of Aggravated Possession of Drugs, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 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.

5/28/2019 - Choyice Bowers, 32-year-old female from AKRON - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000391     Convicted of Grand Theft of a Motor Vehicle, F4, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2913.02(A)(1).  Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 8 months.  Additionally, the following conditions were imposed: Pay Restitution: 1,720.00.

5/28/2019 - Choyice Marie Bowers, 31-year-old female from AKRON - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000389     Convicted of Receiving Stolen Property, F4, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2913.51(A).  Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 8 months.

5/28/2019 - Choyice Bowers, 32-year-old female from AKRON - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000392     Convicted of Receiving Stolen Property, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2913.51(A) and one additional count.  Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 8 months.  Additionally, the following conditions were imposed: Pay Restitution: 714.86.

5/29/2019 - Tristan Hartzler, 23-year-old male from Shreve - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000519     Convicted of Receiving Stolen Property, M1, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2913.51(A).  Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a term of incarceration of 26 days.  The judge ordered: Credit for jail time served.

5/29/2019 - Tristan Andrew Hartzler, 22-year-old male from Shreve - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000676     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 to: a term of incarceration of 26 days.  The judge ordered: Credit for jail time served.

5/29/2019 - Brian M. Whitman, 36-year-old male from Millersburg - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000686     Convicted of Grand Theft When the Property is a Firearm or Dangerous Ordnance, F3, 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 2 years and Post Release Control in the amount of 3 years.  Additionally, the following conditions were imposed: PRC Notification Given.

5/29/2019 - Jacob Hershman, 30-year-old male from Wooster - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000276     Convicted of Failure to Comply with an Order or Signal of a Police Officer, M1, 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 6 months.  The judge ordered: Credit for 90 days’ jail time served. Court costs waived.

5/29/2019 - Chelynn Denal Mosley, 35-year-old female from Wooster - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000604     Convicted of Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol, a Drug of Abuse or a Combination of Them - OVI, F4, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 4511.19(A)(1)(a).  Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a term of incarceration of 1 year, 6 months.  The judge ordered: Credit for 27 days’ jail time served. Court will consider judicial release after 6 months.

 Brian Codding, 46-year-old male from Wooster - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000735     Convicted of Improperly Handling Firearms In A Motor Vehicle, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2923.16(D)(1) and 3 additional counts.  Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 50 days, Community Control sanctions in the amount of 2 years, a fine of $1,000.00 and a driver's license suspension for 5 years.  The judge ordered: Firearms Forfeited.  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: 1,000.00.; Random Drug Testing; Alcohol / Drug / Mental Health Counseling as Directed by Probation Department.

5/29/2019 - Shane Vickers, 35-year-old male from MASSILLON - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000581     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.  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; Complete Program at Community Based Correctional Facility (4 - 6 months): SRCCC.