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30 Found Guilty in Mount Vernon Municipal Court

Eight Found Guilty on January 22, 2024

MOUNT VERNON – Judge John Thatcher found eight guilty after hearings were held in
the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on January 22, 2024.
Michael McVay, 56, of Danville, was found guilty of criminal mischief.
Marilyn Chalfant, 53, of Fredericktown, was found guilty of falsification.
Larry Fox, 39, of Howard, was found guilty of violation of a protection order.
Adam Thomas, 43, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of assault.
John Ferguson, 60, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of disorderly conduct.
Cole Hauger, 39, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of assault.
Brian Fischer, 47, of Fredericktown, was found guilty of physical control of motor
vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or a drug of abuse.
Tanner Dailey, 29, of Gambier, was found guilty of speeding.
First Assistant Law Director Brittany Whitney prosecuted all the other cases on behalf of
the City of Mount Vernon, the State of Ohio, and the Villages of Centerburg, Danville,
Fredericktown and Gambier.

Fourteen Found Guilty on January 23, 2024

MOUNT VERNON – Judge John Thatcher found fourteen guilty after hearings were
held in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on January 23, 2024.

Joseph Heins, 24, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of resisting arrest.
Ray Toller, 35, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of falsification.
Devin Weber, 24, of Howard, was found guilty of criminal mischief.
Floyd Ernsberger, 61, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of obstructing official
business.
Lindsey Joseph, 30, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of a misdemeanor theft.
Michael Butcher, 54, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle
while under the influence of alcohol and/or a drug of abuse.
Larry Smith, 62, of Perrysville, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle while
under the influence of alcohol and/or a drug of abuse.
Evan Dilger, 24, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of driving under an FRA
suspension.
Jessica Travis, 37, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of failing to reinstate license and
speeding.
Kevin Snelling, 25, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of driving under an FRA
suspension.
Daniel Morris, 37, of Howard, was found guilty of operating electronic wireless device
when prohibited and failure to obey traffic control signal.
Cheryl Steele, 76, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of speeding.
Micah Rex, 23, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of speeding.
Sally Deraleau, 60, Utica, was found guilty of driving under an FRA suspension.
First Assistant Law Director Brittany Whitney prosecuted the Weber 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.

Eight Found Guilty on January 24, 2024

MOUNT VERNON – Acting Judge Ken Lane found eight guilty after hearings were held
in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on January 24, 2024.
Logan Rothgeb, 29, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of failing to confine dog.

Colton Madden, 20, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle
with fictitious plates.
Michael Kehres, 31, of Howard, was found guilty of speeding.
Darren Moore, 54, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of obstructing official business,
failing to use a turn signal before turning and driving on the wrong side of the road.
Katrina Wintz, 45, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of failing to stop after a motor
vehicle accident.
Michael Blanchard, 55, of Worthington, was found guilty of failure to stop at a stop sign.
Patrick Morrisroe, 32, of Charlotte, NC, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle
with expired plates.
Calvin Jones, 30, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of two counts of operating a motor
vehicle while under a 12 point suspension and failure to use reasonable control of a
motor vehicle.
Assistant Law Director Steve Potts prosecuted these cases on behalf of the City of Mount
Vernon, the State of Ohio, and the Villages of Centerburg, Danville, Fredericktown and
Gambier.

Seven Found Guilty on January 26, 2024

MOUNT VERNON – Acting Judge Kim Rose found seven guilty after hearings and court
trials were held in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on January 26, 2024.
Shawn Caudill, 46, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of criminal trespassing and
disorderly conduct.
Casey Staats, 31, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of passing a stopped school bus.
Dalton Turner, 25, of Zanesville, was found guilty of speeding.
Christopher Hope, 43, of Fredericktown, was found guilty of speeding.
Wesley Addy, 38, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle while
under an FRA suspension.
Brandon Sharp, 31, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of failure to stop at a stop sign.
Aaron Riley, 64, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle while
under an FRA suspension.

Amanda Alexander, 34, of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of failure to stop at a stop
sign.
Assistant Law Director Steve Potts 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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