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12 Found Guilty in Mount Vernon Municipal Court

MOUNT VERNON – Judge John Thatcher found two guilty after hearings were held in
the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on April 18, 2022.


Alan Marti, 22 of Danville, was found guilty of Not Having a Taillight and Not Wearing a
Seatbelt. The Court sentenced him to pay a a$75 fine for each charge.


Sierra Arnal, 18 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle While Under
the Influence of Alcohol and/or a Drug of Abuse. The Court sentenced her to pay a
$500 fine, serve 180 days in jail, with 177 days suspended, placed her on two years of
community control with the following condition: attend and complete a 72-hour driver
intervention program, and suspended her operator’s license for one year.


Director of Law, Rob Broeren, represented the State of Ohio in these cases.

MOUNT VERNON – Judge John Thatcher found nine guilty after arraignments and
hearings were held in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on April 19, 2022.


Faithful Shahan, 18 of Zanesville, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle without a
Valid Operator’s License. The Court sentenced her to pay a $200 fine.


Steven Thompson, 29 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle without
a Valid Operator’s License. The Court sentenced him to pay a $200 fine.


Charles Posey, 42 of Danville, was found guilty of Driving Under Suspension and Having
No Taillight. The Court sentenced him to pay a $300 fine for the DUS charge.


Alvin Mast, 18 of Howard, was found guilty of Underage Consumption/Possession of
Alcohol. The Court sentenced him to serve 180 days in jail, with 170 days suspended,
and placed him on one year of probation with the following condition: complete a drug
and alcohol assessment.


Wayne Weaver, 18 of Danville, was found guilty of Underage Consumption/Possession
of Alcohol. The Court sentenced him to serve 180 days in jail, with 170 days suspended,
and placed him on one year of probation with the following condition: complete a drug
and alcohol assessment.


Edna Yoder, 19 of Danville, was found guilty of Underage Consumption/Possession of
Alcohol. The Court sentenced her to serve 180 days in jail, with 170 days suspended,
and placed her on one year of probation with the following condition: complete a drug
and alcohol assessment.

Ernesto Escobar Bonilla, 27 of Garfield Heights, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle
While Under the Influence of Alcohol and/or a Drug of Abuse. The Court sentenced him
to pay a $500 fine, serve 180 days in jail, with 170 days suspended, placed him on two
years of community control with the following condition: attend and complete a 72-hour
driver intervention program, and suspended his operator’s license for one year.


Ernestine Fisher, 74 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle While
Under the Influence of Alcohol. The Court sentenced her to pay a $700 fine, serve 180
days in jail, with 170 days suspended, placed her on two years of community control
with the following condition: complete a drug and alcohol assessment, and suspended
her operator’s license for two years.


Jerry Grennell, 53 of Fredericktown, was found guilty of Failing to Use Reasonable
Control. The Court sentenced him to pay a $50 fine.


Director of Law, Rob Broeren, represented the City of Mount Vernon and the State of
Ohio in these cases.

MOUNT VERNON – Judge John Thatcher found one guilty after a court trial was held
in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on April 20, 2022.


Mary Poorman, 38 Newcomerstown, was found guilty of Driving Under an FRA
Suspension and Changing Lanes Without Using a Signal. The Court sentenced her to
pay a $300 fine for Driving Under Suspension and a $25 fine for the Changing Lanes
violation.


Director of Law, Rob Broeren, represented the City of Mount Vernon in the above case.

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