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Twenty found Guilty in Mount Vernon Municipal Court

MOUNT VERNON – Judge John Thatcher found four guilty after arraignments and
hearings were held in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on February 28, 2022.
Brian Rose, 49 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Driving Under an FRA Suspension
and having Expired Plates. The Court sentenced him to pay a $250 fine.


Cynthia Mackie, 28 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle While
Under the Influence. The Court sentenced her to pay a $500 fine, serve 180 days in jail,
with 177 days suspended, placed her on two years of community control with the
following condition: attend and complete a 72-hour driver intervention program, and
suspended her operator’s license for one year.


Anita Reesnes, 57 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of two counts of Operating a
Vehicle While Under the Influence and Failing to Comply with Lawful Order. The Court
sentenced her to pay a $500 fine, serve 180 days in jail, with 170 days suspended, placed
her on two years of community control with the following conditions: attend and
complete a 72-hour driver intervention program and complete a drug and alcohol
assessment as soon as is practicable, and suspended her operator’s license for one year
for one OVI charge. She will be sentenced on the second OVI charge on March 25, 2022.
She was sentenced to serve 10 days in jail and had her license suspended for 180 days
for the Failing to Comply charge.


Beth Thompson, 46 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle While
Under the Influence. The Court sentenced her to pay a $500 fine, serve 180 days in jail,
with 177 days suspended, placed her on two years of community control with the
following condition: attend and complete a 72-hour driver intervention program, and
suspended her operator’s license for one year.


Director of Law, Rob Broeren, represented the City of Mount Vernon in the Rose case.


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

MOUNT VERNON – Judge John Thatcher found fourteen guilty after arraignments and
hearings were held in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on March 1, 2022.


Staqualia Brown, 26 of Columbus, was found guilty of Driving Under an FRA
Suspension and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The Court sentenced her to pay a
$250 fine for the DUS charge and a $25 fine for the Possession charge.


Lee Schuch, 30 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle without a
Valid Operator’s License. The Court sentenced him to pay a $300 fine.


Nicole Day, 32 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle with Expired
Plates. The Court sentenced her to pay a $15 fine.


Amanda Davis, 42 of Newark, was found guilty of Driving Under Suspension and
Speeding. The Court sentenced her to pay a $250 fine for the DUS charge and a $35 fine
for Speeding.


Jason Sowers, 40 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Driving Under an FRA
Suspension. The Court sentenced him to pay a $150 fine.


Eric Mather, 52 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Theft and Possession of Drug
Abuse Instruments. The Court sentenced him to serve 11 days in jail for each count.
Andrew Hartley, 23 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Criminal Mischief. The Court
sentenced him to serve 180 days in jail, with 120 days suspended, and placed him on
two years of probation.


Jeffrey Sherbahn, 65 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Sexual Imposition. The
Court sentenced him to serve 15 days in jail and register as a Tier 1 Sex Offender.


Christian Rine, 51 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle While
Under the Influence. The Court sentenced him to pay a $500 fine, serve 180 days in jail,

with 177 days suspended, placed him on two years of community control with the
following condition: attend and complete a 72-hour driver intervention program, and
suspended his operator’s license for one year.
Richard Hill, 42 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Driving Under Suspension. The
Court sentenced him to serve 10 days in jail.


Paul Williams, 44 of Columbus, was found guilty of Driving Under an FRA Suspension.
The Court sentenced him to serve five days in jail and complete 12 hours of community
service.


Blaine Cline, 19 of Howard, was found guilty of Criminal Mischief. The Court sentenced
him to serve 60 days in jail, with all time suspended, and placed him on one year of
probation with the following conditions: complete Anger Management and complete 20
hours of community service.


Brandon Fields, 27 of Fredericktown, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle While
Under the Influence. The Court sentenced him to pay a $500 fine, serve 180 days in jail,
with 177 days suspended, and placed him on two years of community control with the
following conditions: attend and complete a 72-hour driver intervention program and
complete a drug and alcohol assessment as soon as is practicable.


Guy Mills, 50 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Domestic Violence. He will be
sentenced on April 12, 2022 following a pre-sentence investigation.


Director of Law, Rob Broeren, represented the City of Mount Vernon in the Brown,
Mather, Schuch, Day, and Sowers cases, and the State of Ohio in the Davis case.


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

MOUNT VERNON – Judge John Thatcher found two guilty after trials and hearings
were held in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on March 2, 2022.


Terry Lee, 32 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Possession of Drug Abuse
Instruments. The Court sentenced him to serve 90 days in jail, with 80 days suspended,
and placed him on two years of probation with the following conditions: complete a
drug and alcohol assessment as soon as is practicable and complete 10 hours of
community service.


Kenneth Hodge, 36 of Columbus, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle without a
Valid Operator’s License and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The Court sentenced
him to pay a $200 fine for not having a Valid Operator’s License and to serve three days
in jail, with all time suspended for the Possession charge.


Director of Law, Rob Broeren, represented the City of Mount Vernon in the Hodge
cases.


Assistant Director of Law, Brittany Whitney, represented the City of Mount Vernon in
the Lee case.

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