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Four people sentenced in Brown County Common Pleas Court

By Wayne Gates –
Four people were recently sentenced in Brown County Common Pleas Court for a variety of offenses.
Tara Chambers
On June 20, a hearing was held for Violation of Community Control Sanction that was previously imposed on January 6, 2016, against Defendant, Tara Renee Chambers, in Case No. 2015-2347.
The Defendant has been convicted of Possession of Heroin, a felony of the 5th degree, and Tampering with Evidence, a felony of the 3rd degree.
Defendant was placed on community control for a period of 2 years, which was subsequently extended an additional year. Defendant was notified at that time that a violation of community control could result in prison for 10 months on Count 1 and 30 months on Count 3, to be served concurrently.
On June 20, 2016, Defendant appeared before Brown County Common Pleas Judge Scott T. Gusweiler.  On the same date the Defendant waived hearing and admitted to the violations contained in the Probation Department Report.
Judge Gusweiler sentenced Ms. Chambers to 10 months on Count 1 and 30 months on Court 3, to be served concurrently, in the Ohio Department of Corrections.  Probation is hereby terminated.  The Defendant should be enrolled in the Tapestry Program as soon as possible.
Marlene Henize
On March 11, a 5 Count indictment was filed against Marlene Henize, in Case No. 2016-2053.
The indictment charged Count 1, Failure to Comply with an Order or Signal of a Police Officer, Count 2, Illegal Conveyance of Drugs of Abuse onto Grounds of a Specified Governmental Facility, and Count 3, Illegal Conveyance of Weapons, Drugs of Abuse, or Intoxicating Liquor onto the Grounds of a Specified Governmental Facility, all felonies of the 3rd degree, Count 4, Possession of Heroin, a felony of the 5th degree, and Count 5, Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol, a Drug of Abuse or a Combination of Them, M-1.
On May 10, Defendant entered a plea of guilty to Count 1 & 4 before Brown County Common Pleas Judge Scott T. Gusweiler.
On June 20, Judge Gusweiler sentenced Ms. Henize to 2 years of community control sanctions, intensive probation upon completion of STAR Program plus any Aftercare, that can include Transitional Living, restitution to the Georgetown Police Department and a 5 year driver’s license suspension with limited privileges.   Counts 2, 3, & 5 are dismissed.
Jessica Sissel
On June 20, a hearing was held for Violation of Community Control Sanction that was previously imposed on July 7, 2015, against Defendant, Jessica R. Sissel, in Case No. 2014-2207.
The Defendant has been convicted of Possession of Heroin, a felony of the 5th degree, having a maximum penalty of 12 months in prison and a fine of $2500.00.  Defendant was placed on community control for a period of 2 years. Defendant was notified at that time that a violation of community control could result in prison for 11 months.
On June 20, 2016, Defendant appeared before Brown County Common Pleas Judge Scott T. Gusweiler.  On the same date the Defendant waived hearing and admitted to the violations contained in the Probation Department Report.
Judge Gusweiler sentenced Ms. Sissel to 11 months in the Ohio Department of Corrections.  The Court pre-approves IPP.
David Turner
On December 17, 2015, a 3 Count indictment was filed against David A. Turner, in Case No. 2015-2405.
The indictment charged Count 1, Burglary, a felony of the 2nd degree, Count 2, Grand Theft and Count 3, Receiving Stolen Property, both felonies of the 4th degree.
On June 2, 2016, Defendant entered a plea of guilty to Count 1 before Brown County Common Pleas Judge Scott T. Gusweiler.
On June 22, 2016 Judge Gusweiler sentenced Mr. Turner to 3 years in the Ohio Department of Corrections and Restitution.  Counts 2 & 3 are dismissed.

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