Week of 9/16/19 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 9/16/2019 to 9/23/2019:

9/17/2019 - Regina Elkins, 43-year-old female from Apple Creek - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000584     Convicted of Aggravated Possession of Drugs, F5, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.11(A) and one additional count.  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; No Contact with Jason Kerns; Obtain / Maintain Gainful Employment; Intensive Supervision Program; Complete Program at Community Based Correctional Facility (4 - 6 months): SRCCC; Participate in Day Reporting Program.

9/17/2019 - Regina Elkins, 43-year-old female from Wooster - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000334     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; No Contact with Jason Kerns; Obtain / Maintain Gainful Employment; Intensive Supervision Program; Complete Program at Community Based Correctional Facility (4 - 6 months): SRCCC; Participate in Day Reporting Program.

9/17/2019 - Joseph Grant, 54-year-old male from Wooster - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000197     Convicted of Attempted Possession of Cocaine, M1, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2923.02 / 2925.11(A).  Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: Community Control sanctions in the amount of 1 year and a fine of $100.00.  The judge ordered: No criminal convictions for one year.  Additionally, the following conditions were imposed: Pay Court Costs / Probation Fees.

9/17/2019 - Adam Thomas Hanlon, 28-year-old male from Rittman - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000754     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 90 days.  The judge ordered: Credit for 90 days jail time served.

9/18/2019 - Matthew Morgan, 31-year-old male from Wooster - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000126     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: 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; Participate in Cognitive Behavioral Group.

9/18/2019 - Robert Tate, 50-year-old male from Apple Creek - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000689     Convicted of Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle, M1, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2913.03(A).  Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a term of incarceration of 30 days.

9/18/2019 - Michael Basford, 32-year-old male from MEDINA - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000081     Convicted of Possession of Heroin, 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 60 days.

9/18/2019 - Danny Tapley, 32-year-old male from Wooster - Case No. 2018 CRC-I 000240     Convicted of Attempted Trafficking in Cocaine, M1, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2923.02 / 2925.03(A)(1).  Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a fine of $100.00.  Additionally, the following conditions were imposed: Pay Court Costs / Probation Fees.

9/18/2019 - Chauncy Chaney, 44-year-old male from Wooster - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000192     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 Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 1 year, 120 days and a revoked driver's license.  Additionally, the following conditions were imposed: PRC Notification Given.

9/18/2019 - Chauncy Chaney, 45-year-old male from WOOSTER - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000207     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 Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 1 year, 120 days and a revoked driver's license.  Additionally, the following conditions were imposed: PRC Notification Given.

9/18/2019 - Lucille Sovel, 41-year-old female from WOOSTER - Case No. 2019 CRC-I 000085     Convicted of Burglary, F2, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2911.12(A)(2).  Sentenced by Judge Corey E. Spitler to: a term of incarceration of 3 years and Post Release Control in the amount of 3 years.

9/18/2019 - Casey Wood, 28-year-old male from Rittman - Case No. 2017 CRC-I 000063 - Probation Violation Sentence     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 6 months.