Week of 8/19/19 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 8/19/2019 to 8/26/2019:

8/21/2019 - James Matthew Latke, 22-year-old male from Medina - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000383 - Judicial Release Sentence.   Convicted of Improperly Handling Firearms In A Motor Vehicle, F4, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2923.16(B).  Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest 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: 60 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; Screening: SRCCC; Participate in Cognitive Behavioral Group.

8/20/2019 - Zaky A. Mansour, 25-year-old male from South Burien - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000345     Convicted of Attempted Aggravated Possession of Drugs, M1, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2923.02 / 2925.11(A).  Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a fine of $250.00.  The judge ordered: Fine and court costs due in 60 days.  Additionally, the following conditions were imposed: Pay Court Costs / Probation Fees.

8/20/2019 - Lacy Bentley, 28-year-old female from Holmesville - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000009    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 30 days.  The judge ordered: Report to Wayne County Jail on Friday, August 23, 2019.

8/20/2019 - Amber L. Miller, 27-year-old female from Orrville - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000312     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 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; Participate in Cognitive Behaviorial Group; Participate in Day Reporting Program.

8/20/2019 - Amber Miller, 28-year-old female from Wooster - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000324-Convicted of Possession of Heroin, 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 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; Participate in Cognitive Behavioral Group; Participate in Day Reporting Program.

8/21/2019 - Richard Allen Yeagley, 25-year-old male from Ashland - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000187     Convicted of Breaking and Entering, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2911.13(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 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: 60 Hours; Pay Restitution: $2,408.93.; Random Drug Testing; Alcohol / Drug / Mental Health Counseling as Directed by Probation Department; Intensive Supervision Program; Participate in Cognitive Behavioral Group.

8/21/2019 - Krystal Duncan, 36-year-old female from Wooster - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000767     Convicted of Petty Theft, M1, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2913.02(A)(1).  Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a fine of $250.00.  Additionally, the following conditions were imposed: Pay Court Costs / Probation Fees.

8/21/2019 - Jason Pettit, 35-year-old male from Dalton - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000393     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: 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; Wayne County Jail: Serve 30 Days; Participate in Drug Court; Participate in Cognitive Behavioral Group.

8/21/2019 - Jason Pettit, 37-year-old male from Dalton - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000073     Convicted of Possession of Heroin, 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: 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; Wayne County Jail: Serve 30 Days; Participate in Drug Court; Participate in Cognitive Behavioral Group.

8/21/2019 - Leanne Walker, 40-year-old female from Wooster - Case No. 2017 CRC-I 000356     Convicted of Permitting Drug Abuse, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.13(B) and one additional count.  Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a term of incarceration of 2 years.  The judge ordered: 53 days’ jail time credit. Court costs waived.  Additionally, the following conditions were imposed: PRC Notification Given.

8/21/2019 - Daniel White, 29-year-old male from Akron - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000338     Convicted of Trafficking in Drugs, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.03(A)(1).  Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 6 months.  Additionally, the following conditions were imposed: PRC Notification Given.

8/21/2019 - Tiquan J. Prater, 34-year-old male from Orrville - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000613     Convicted of Possession of Cocaine, 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 1 year, a fine of $500.00 and a driver's license suspension for 1 year.

8/21/2019 - Jason Pettit, 37-year-old male from Orrville - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000237     Convicted of Possession of a Fentanyl-Related Compound, 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: 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; Wayne County Jail: Serve 30 Days; Participate in Drug Court; Participate in Cognitive Behavioral Group.

8/21/2019 - Jason Pettit, 37-year-old male from Dalton - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000301     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: 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; Wayne County Jail: Serve 30 Days; Participate in Drug Court; Participate in Cognitive Behavioral Group.

8/21/2019 - Donovan Fitzpatrick, 26-year-old male from Wooster - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000007     Convicted of Aggravated Possession of Drugs (Fentanyl), F3, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.11(A).  Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a term of incarceration of 6 months (with 2 years, 6 months 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: 80 Hours; Random Drug Testing; Alcohol / Drug / Mental Health Counseling as Directed by Probation Department; Obtain / Maintain Gainful Employment; Intensive Supervision Program; PRC Notification Given; Wayne County Jail: Serve 180 Days; Participate in Cognitive Behavioral Group.

 8/21/2019 - Autumn Ridenbaugh, 37-year-old female from Wooster - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000230     Convicted of Attempted Aggravated Possession of Drugs, M1, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2923.02 / 2925.11(A).  Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a fine of $100.00.  Additionally, the following conditions were imposed: Pay Court Costs / Probation Fees.

8/21/2019 - Christopher J. Wittkugle, 38-year-old male from Blacklick - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000131     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 6 months.

8/21/2019 - Adam William Pamer, 25-year-old male from RITTMAN - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000189     Convicted of Burglary, F4, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2911.12(B).  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.

8/21/2019 - Emma Roni Long, 29-year-old female from RITTMAN - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000746     Convicted of Theft, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2913.02(A)(1).  Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: Community Control sanctions in the amount of 2 years.  The judge ordered: Write letter of apology to the victim.  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.

8/21/2019 - Heather Rodriguez, 33-year-old female from Wooster - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000703     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; Participate in Cognitive Behavioral Group.

8/21/2019 - Heather Rodriguez, 33-year-old female from Wooster - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000162     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; Participate in Cognitive Behavioral Group.

8/21/2019 - James Michael Brooks, 42-year-old male from RITTMAN - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000312     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 30 days.

8/21/2019 - James Brooks, 41-year-old male from Rittman - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000753     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 30 days.

8/21/2019 - David N. Velka, 21-year-old male from DOYLESTOWN - Case No. 2017 CRC-I 000186     Convicted of Trafficking in Marihuana, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.03(A)(1) and one additional count.  Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 6 months.  Additionally, the following conditions were imposed: Pay Court Costs / Probation Fees.

8/21/2019 - Brandon Myers, 22-year-old male from Wooster - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000107     Convicted of Aggravated Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.11(A) and one additional count.  Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest.