Four sentenced in common pleas court

Four people were recently sentenced in Brown County Common Pleas Court.
Kathryn Cyrus
On March 27, a hearing was held for Violation of Community Control Sanction that was previously imposed on April 26, 2016, against Defendant, Kathryn Lynn Cyrus, in Case No. 2016-2014.
The Defendant has been convicted of Possession of Heroin, a felony of the 5th degree, Endangering Children, M-1, and Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol or a Combination of Them, M-1. The Defendant was placed on community control for a period of 2 years.   Defendant appeared before Brown County Common Pleas Judge Scott T. Gusweiler.   Defendant waived hearing and admitted to the violations contained in the Probation Department Report.
On that same date, Judge Gusweiler sentenced Ms. Cyrus to 100 days in the Brown County Adult Detention Center.  Community control is terminated.
Justin Davis
On March 8, a 3 Count indictment was filed against Justin Darrell Davis, in Case No. 2017-2036.
The indictment charged Count 1, Grand Theft of a Motor Vehicle and Count 3, Receiving Stolen Property, both felonies of the 4th degree, having a maximum penalty 18 months in prison, and a $5000.00 fine, and Count 2, Unauthorized Use of Vehicle, a felony of the 5th degree, having a maximum penalty of 12 months in prison and a $2500.00 fine.  On March 24, 2017, Defendant entered a plea of guilty to Count 3 before Brown County Common Pleas Judge Scott T. Gusweiler.
On that same date Judge Gusweiler sentenced Mr. Davis to 2 years of community control sanctions, intensive probation upon completion of STAR Program plus any Aftercare, that can include Transitional Living.  Counts 1 & 2 are dismissed.
Crystal Downs
On October 10, 2016, a 6 Count indictment was filed against Crystal D. Downs, in Case No. 20165-2233.
The indictment charged Count 1, Corrupting Another With Drugs, a felony of the 1st degree, having a maximum penalty of 11 years in prison and a fine of $20,000.00,  Count 2, Corrupting Another With Drugs, felony of the 2nd degree, having a maximum penalty of 8 years in prison and a fine of $15,000.00, Count 3, Tampering With Evidence, a felony of the 3rd  degree, having a maximum penalty of 36 months in prison, a $10,000.00 fine, Count 4, Aggravated Possession of Drugs and Count 5, Possession of Heroin, both felonies of the 5th degree, having a maximum penalty of 12 months in prison and a $2500.00 fine, and Count 6, Possession Drug Abuse Instruments, M-1.  On March 6, 2017, Defendant entered a plea of guilty to Count 2 before Brown County Common Pleas Judge Scott T. Gusweiler.
On March 27, 2017, Judge Gusweiler sentenced Ms. Downs, confinement of 4 years in the Ohio Department of Corrections.  The Court will consider Judicial Release into STAR at the appropriate time. Counts 1, 3, 4, 5 & 6 are dismissed.
Emery Smith
On March 8, 2017, a 1 Count indictment was filed against Emery Wade Smith, in Case No. 2017-2030.
The indictment charged Count 1, Domestic Violence, a felony of the 3rd  degree, having a maximum penalty of 36 months in prison and a $10,000.00 fine. Defendant entered a plea of guilty before Brown County Common Pleas Judge, Scott T. Gusweiler.
On March 24, 2017, Judge Gusweiler sentenced Mr. Smith confinement of 24 months in the Ohio Department of Corrections.