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25 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 July 24, 2023.
Marisol Acosta, 26, of Lakewood, was found guilty of persisting disorderly conduct.
Katherine Lehmkuhl, 45, of Fredericktown, was found guilty of operating a vehicle while
under the influence of alcohol and/or a drug of abuse and failure to use reasonable
control.
Assistant Law Director, Brittany Whitney, prosecuted these cases on behalf of the State
of Ohio.

Fourteen Found Guilty on July 25, 2023

MOUNT VERNON – Judge John Thatcher found fourteen guilty after hearings
were held in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on July 25, 2023.
Ashley Givens, 35, of Frazeysburg, was found guilty of possession of marihuana and
driving without a valid driver’s license.
Brenden Moore, 41, of Howard, was found guilty of possession of drug paraphernalia
and operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or a drug of abuse.
Joshua Etue, 46, of Mount Gilead, was found guilty of operating a vehicle without a
valid driver’s license.
Robert Clark II, 28, of Mount Vernon was found guilty of assault.

Thomas Underwood, 75, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of criminal trespass.
Stephanie Peach, 35, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of theft.
Richard Johnson, 40, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of two counts of domestic
violence and three counts of aggravated menacing.
Patricia Humphrey, 38, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of failure to confine a dog.
David Gray, 31, of Howard, was found guilty of operating a vehicle while under the
influence of alcohol and/or a drug of abuse.
Christopher Christine, 28, of Columbus, was found guilty of operating a vehicle without
a valid driver’s license.
Jack Bookhamer, 33, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of driving under an FRA
suspension.
Jackie Heck, 37, of Newark, was found guilty of speeding.
Dawn Thompson, 58, of Mansfield, was found guilty of speeding.
Cody Kurutz, 29, of Newark, was found guilty of speeding.
Assistant Law Director, Brittany Whitney, prosecuted the Johnson and Starr cases on
behalf of the City of Mount Vernon. Law Director, Robert Broeren, 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.

One Found Guilty on July 26, 2023

MOUNT VERNON – Judge John Thatcher found one guilty after trials were held in the
Mount Vernon Municipal Court on July 26, 2023.
Brady Lester, 18, of Fredericktown, was found guilty of passing a stopped school bus.
Assistant Law Director, Brittany Whitney, prosecuted this on behalf of the State of Ohio.

Eight Found Guilty on July 28, 2023

MOUNT VERNON – Judge John Thatcher found eight guilty after hearings
were held in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on July 28, 2023.
Nathaniel Wagner, 31, of Grove City, was found guilty of aggravated menacing.

Tanner Plichta, 23, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of disorderly conduct in the
presence of EMS personnel.
Doria Bowens, 67 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of two counts of failure to confine
a dog.
Randee Kidd, 23, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of possession of marijuana.
Emily Hill, 20, of Saint Louisville, was found guilty of speeding.
Lauralee Biddle, 35, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of driving under a 12 point
license suspension.
Brydan McDermott, 20, of Mansfield, was found guilty of driving under an FRA license
suspension and unlawful license plates.
Parker Wise, 20, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of speeding.
Assistant Law Director, Brittany Whitney, prosecuted these 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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