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19 Found Guilty and Two Sentenced in Mount Vernon Municipal Court

MOUNT VERNON –Judge John Thatcher found one person guilty after hearings were
held in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on November 28, 2022.


William Scanlan, 60 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle While
Under the Influence of Alcohol. The Court sentenced him to pay a $700 fine, serve 180
days in jail, with 130 days suspended, placed him on three years of community control
with the following condition: enroll in an Intensive Outpatient Alcohol Treatment
program, and suspended his operator’s license for 180 days.


Assistant Director of Law, Brittany Whitney, represented the City of Mount Vernon and
the State of Ohio in these cases.

MOUNT VERNON –Judge John Thatcher found twelve guilty and sentenced two people
after arraignments and hearings were held in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on
November 29, 2022.
Austin Smith, 20 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Underage Consumption of
Alcohol. The Court sentenced him to serve 180 days in jail, with 170 days suspended,
and placed him on two years of probation with the following conditions: complete a
drug and alcohol assessment and complete 20 hours of community service.
Ethan Hammond, 31 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Failing to Confine a Dog
Running at Large. The Court sentenced him to pay a $150 fine.
Kyle Bee, 32 of Danville, was found guilty of Driving Under Suspension and two counts
of Not Wearing a Seatbelt. The Court sentenced him to pay a $200 fine for the DUS
charge and a $30 fine for each Seatbelt charge.
Jery Carpenter, 60 of Fredericktown, was found guilty of Speeding. The Court
sentenced him to pay a $100 fine.
Jamie Macy, 40 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Driving Left of Center. The Court
sentenced her to pay a $35 fine.
Sarah Hedinger, 40 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle with
Expired Plates. The Court sentenced her to pay a $15 fine.
Kathy Gamble, 73 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Speeding. The Court sentenced
her to pay a $50 fine.

MOUNT VERNON – Judge John Thatcher found five guilty after hearings and trials
were held in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on November 30, 2022.
Michael Bee, 38 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Possession of Drug Abuse
Instruments. The Court sentenced him to serve 90 days in jail, all suspended, and
placed on two years of probation with the following condition; obtain a drug and alcohol
assessment.
Travis Youngs, 41 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Driving Under Suspension. The
Court sentenced him to pay a $200 fine.
Douglas Snow, 32 of Newark, was found guilty of Speeding. The Court sentenced him to
pay a $50 fine.
Thomas Ridenbaugh Jr. was found guilty of Speeding in a school zone. The Court
sentenced him to pay a $125 fine.
Awa Diallo, 25 of Dublin, was found guilty of Failure to Control. The Court sentenced
her to pay court costs.
Law Director, Rob Broeren represented the City of Mount Vernon in the Bee case and
the State of Ohio in the Snow case. Assistant Law Director, Brittany Whitney
represented the State of Ohio in the Ridenbaugh and Diallo cases and the City of Mount
Vernon in the Youngs case.

Emily Bricker, 33 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Driving Under Suspension. The
Court sentenced her to pay a $250 fine.
Jeremy Werner, 43 of Bellville, was found guilty of Speeding in a School Zone. The
Court sentenced him to pay a $40 fine.
Dalton Jordan, 24 of Columbus, was found guilty of Speeding. The Court sentenced him
to pay a $50 fine.
Joshua Parker, 28 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Disorderly Conduct with
Persisting Behavior. The Court sentenced him to serve 22 days in jail.
Ashley Goines, 34 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Criminal Mischief. The Court
sentenced her to serve 180 days in jail, with 144 days suspended. In addition, she was
found guilty of Assault, Obstructing Official Business and Resisting Arrest on October
19, 2022. Today she was sentenced to serve 36 days in jail for each of these counts and
was placed on two years of probation with the following conditions: complete a drug and
alcohol assessment, complete the Court’s Hands Down program, and complete 20 hours
of community service for the Assault charge.
Shane Gump, 31 of Danville, was found guilty of Disorderly Conduct. The Court
sentenced him to serve 30 days in jail, with all time suspended, and placed him on one
year of probation with the following conditions: complete a drug and alcohol assessment
and complete the Court’s Hands Down program.
Shawn Gray, 42 of Utica, was found guilty of Domestic Violence on October 18, 2022.
Today he was sentenced to serve 180 days in jail, with 142 days suspended, and placed
him on two years of probation.
Amber Wright, 41 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Theft on October 25, 2022.
Today she was sentenced to serve 60 days in jail.
Assistant Director of Law, Brittany Whitney, represented the State of Ohio in the Goines
and Gump cases.
Director of Law, Rob Broeren, represented the City of Mount Vernon and the State of
Ohio in the remaining cases.

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