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4 sentenced by Judge Gusweiler

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Four were sentenced in Brown County Common Pleas Court last week in front of Common Pleas Judge Scott T. Gusweiler.

On March 6, 2015, a two count indictment was filed against William R. Burson in Case No. 2015-2060. The indictment charged count one and two as Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol, a Drug of Abuse or a Combination of Them, with Specification Concerning Prior Felony OVI Offenses, Felony of the Third Degree, having a maximum penalty of 36 months in prison, $10,000 fine, an operator license suspension three years to life with restricted license plates and Interlock. On May 12, the defendant entered a plea of guilty to count one before Judge Gusweiler.

On May 29, Judge Gusweiler sentenced Burson to 30 months in the Department of Corrections, a fine and an operator license suspension for life with three years mandatory, and if limited driving privileges are granted, Guardian Interlock and restricted license plates are required, the imposition of 756 days for violation of Post Release Control, to be served consecutively to the prison term imposed and a dismissal of count two and Specifications to count one. Judge Gusweiler further advised the Defendant of an optional 3 years of Post Release Control through the Adult Parole Authority upon his release from prison.

On May 28, 2015, a hearing was held for Violation of Community Control Sanction that was previously imposed on Nov. 12, 2013, after defendant, Adrian Isaiah Felder was placed under community control for two years which was subsequently extended two years in Case No. 2013-2226 in which he was charged with Grand Theft of a Motor Vehicle, a felony of the fourth degree. Defendant was told at the time that a violation could result in prison for 14 months.

Also on May 28, a Violation of Community Control Sanction was previously imposed on Sept. 18, 2014 in Case No. 2014-2154 wherein defendant pleaded guilty to Domestic Violence, a misdemeanor of the third degree and was given a 60 day suspended jail sentence and was placed under community control for two years. On May 28, the defendant appeared before Judge Gusweiler. On the same date the defendant waived hearing and admitted to the violations contained in the Probation Department Report.

On May 28, Judge Gusweiler ordered that the defendant’s community control be extended for a period of one year. A violation could result in a prison term of 14 months.

On May 7, 2015, a three count indictment was filed against Shaine A. Malott in Case No. 2015-2112. The indictment charged count one, Receiving Stolen Property, a felony of the Fourth degree, having a maximum penalty of 18 months in prison and a $5000.00 fine; count two, Aggravated Possession of Drugs and count three, Possession of Drugs, both felonies of the Fifth Degree, having a maximum penalty of 12 months in prison and a fine in the amount of $2500.00. On May 29, the defendant entered a plea of guilty to count one and count two.

On that same date Judge Gusweiler sentenced Malott to a confinement of 12 months on count one and 11 months on count two in the Ohio Department of Corrections, to run concurrently, Restitution and a Driver’s License Suspension for 12 months. Count three is dismissed. Judge Gusweiler further advised the defendant of an optional three years of Post Release Control through the Adult Parole Authority upon his release from prison.

On Dec. 10, 2014 a five count indictment was filed against Travis Miller in Case No. 2014-2249. The indictment charged counts one, two and five Permitting Drug Abuse with Specification for Forfeiture of Property and count four, Trafficking in Counterfeit Controlled Substances with Specification, all felonies of the fifth degree, having a maximum penalty of 12 months in prison, $2500 fine and an operator license suspension between six months and three years; count three, Trafficking in Heroin with Specification, a Felony of the Fourth Degree, having a maximum penalty of 18 months in prison and a $5,000 fine. On May 29, the defendant entered a plea of guilty to counts one and four before Judge Gusweiler.

On that same date Judge Gusweiler sentenced Miller as to count one, confinement of 12 months in the Ohio Department of Corrections, driver’s license suspension of 12 months on both counts and Forfeiture of Property to the Mt. Orab Police Department. Count four, confinement of 10 months in the Ohio Department of Corrections to be served consecutively to the sentence imposed in count one. Counts two, three, five and specifications to count four are dismissed. Judge Gusweiler further advised the defendant of an optional three years of Post Release Control through the Adult Parole Authority upon his release from prison.

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