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27 Found Guilty in Mount Vernon Municipal Court

Ten Found Guilty on December 4, 2023

MOUNT VERNON – Judge John Thatcher found ten guilty after hearings were held in
the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on December 4, 2023.
Nicholas Ross, 45, of Centerburg, was found guilty of menacing by stalking.
Dawn Stanley, 46 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of disorderly conduct.
Paul Scott, Jr., 28, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of two counts of receiving stolen
property and possessing criminal tools.
Joshua Annis, 30, of Centerburg, was found guilty of prohibition against violating
zoning resolution.
Dakota Gibson, 25, of Hebron, was found guilty of possession of marihuana.
Tyler Saum, 28, of Newark, was found guilty of reckless operation of a motor vehicle.
David Neale, 65, of Warsaw, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle while under
the influence of alcohol and/or a drug of abuse.
Phillip Murphy, 45, of Powell, was found guilty of having physical control of a motor
vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or a drug of abuse.
Adam McClurg, 46, of Howard, was found guilty of having physical control of a motor
vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or a drug of abuse.
Kevin Murphy, 64, of Howard, was found guilty of speeding.

Assistant Law Director Steve Potts prosecuted Stanley, Scott Jr., and Gibson cases and
First Assistant Law Director Brittany Whitney prosecuted the other cases on behalf of
the City of Mount Vernon, the State of Ohio, and the Villages of Centerburg, Danville,
Fredericktown and Gambier.

Ten Found Guilty on December 5, 2023

MOUNT VERNON – Judge John Thatcher found ten guilty after hearings were held in
the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on December 5, 2023.
Brittany Christine, 25, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of two counts of possession of
drug paraphernalia, falsification, and obstructing official business.
Connell Frazee, 38, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of domestic violence, aggravated
menacing, and resisting arrest.
Sarah Fletcher, 35, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of two counts of failing to confine
dog.
Joshua Linger, 42, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of disorderly conduct in the
presence of EMS personnel.
James Davis, 49, of Lexington, was found guilty of driving under an FRA suspension.
Charlene Whightsel-Barnette, 52, of Reynoldsburg, was found guilty of violating stop
sign.
Janet Thompson, 65, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of speeding.
Suzanne Monnin, 60, of Granville, was found guilty of speeding.
Anthony Torress, 19, of Fredericktown, was found guilty of speeding.
Robert Lawhorn, 40, of Mansfield, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle with
fictitious plates and expired plates.
First Assistant Law Director Brittany Whitney prosecuted the 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 December 6, 2023

MOUNT VERNON – Judge John Thatcher found one guilty after hearings were held in
the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on December 6, 2023.
Jason Jacques, 54, of Columbus, was found guilty of speeding.

Assistant Law Director Steve Potts prosecuted these cases on behalf of the State of Ohio.

Six Found Guilty on December 8, 2023

MOUNT VERNON – Judge John Thatcher found six guilty after hearings and court
trials were held in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on December 8, 2023.
Leanna Davis, 35, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of three counts of failure to
confine dog.
Stevie Harris, 49, of Columbus, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle while
driving under suspension.
Wesley Addy, 38, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle while
under an FRA suspension.
Rebecca Jablonski, 40, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of a temporary instrument
permit violation.
Nathan Landis, 41, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle
without a required license and speeding.
Hannah Rudder, 20, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle
with former owner’s plates and speeding.
First Assistant Law Director Brittany Whitney prosecuted Harris and Addy cases and
Assistant Law Director Steve Potts prosecuted the 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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