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23 Found Guilty in Mount Vernon Municipal Court

Nineteen Found Guilty on January 16, 2024

MOUNT VERNON – Judge John Thatcher found nineteen guilty after hearings were
held in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on January 16, 2024.
Joseph Hicks, 42, of Somerset, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle while
under an FRA suspension.
John Worden, 50, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of aggravated menacing.
Cory Griffith, 28, of Fredericktown, was found guilty of failure to stop motor vehicle
after an accident.
Tesla Harris, 31, of Zanesville, was found guilty of possession of drug paraphernalia.
Amanda Alexander, 34, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of possession of drug of
abuse instruments.
Michael Wantland, 40, of Danville, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle while
under the influence of alcohol and/or a drug of abuse.
Jessie Majors, 44, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of maintaining physical control of
a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or a drug of abuse and
operating a motor vehicle while under an OVI suspension.
Bryce Stewart, 31, of Utica, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle while under
the influence of alcohol and/or a drug of abuse.
Jonathon Dooley, 27, of Zanesville, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle while
under the influence of alcohol and/or a drug of abuse.

Nelson Smith, 46, of Cambridge, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle while
under the influence of alcohol and/or a drug of abuse.
Danielle Reynolds, 34, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle
while under the influence of alcohol and/or a drug of abuse.
Sheila Hundley, 30, of Centerburg, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle while
under an FRA suspension and failure to yield.
Michelle Garcia, 36, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle
with fictitious plates and improperly starting and/or backing a motor vehicle.
John Lowe, 43, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of disorderly conduct in the presence
of EMS personnel.
Samantha Arcilla, 31 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of disorderly conduct.
Kelley Lowe, 41, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle while
under suspension.
Daniel Jandzinski, 59, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle
without appropriate headlights.
Amanda Gibson, 36, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle
with expired plates.
Matthew Haun, 51, of New Albany, was found guilty of speeding.
Assistant Law Director Steve Potts prosecuted the cases on behalf of the City of Mount
Vernon, the State of Ohio, and the Villages of Centerburg, Danville, Fredericktown and
Gambier.

Four Found Guilty on January 19, 2024

MOUNT VERNON – Judge John Thatcher found four guilty after hearings and court
trials were held in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on January 19, 2024.
Lance Reynolds, 48, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of aggravated menacing and
domestic violence.
Jonathan Braddock, 38, of Mount Gilead, was found guilty of physical control of a motor
vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or a drug of abuse.
Christopher Ballard, 37, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle
while under an FRA suspension and required lights.

Daniel Walton, 30, of Danville, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle while
under a failure to reinstate suspension.
First Assistant Law Director Brittany Whitney prosecuted the Reynolds case and
Assistant Law Director Steve Potts prosecuted all other cases on behalf of the City of
Mount Vernon, the State of Ohio, and the Villages of Centerburg, Danville,
Fredericktown and Gambier.
For further details of the above sentencings, please visit the court website at
mountvernonmunicipalcourt.org.

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