Seven Sentenced on Felonies, Bond Revoked for Price
June 3, 2016 - 4:35 PM
MOUNT VERNON – Seven defendants were sentenced Friday by
Judge Otho Eyster in the Knox County Court of Common Pleas.
Ashli N. Price was also in court for a bond revocation
hearing. The Court granted the revocation and Price will be held in the Knox
County Jail without bond until her sentencing for Obstruction of Justice on
Clifford D. Koch, 31, of Newark, was sentenced for Failure
to Provide Change of Address, a third-degree felony. A convicted sex offender,
Koch has two prior convictions for failing to provide a change of address. He
was sentenced to three years of mandatory prison time and ordered to pay court
Zachary J. Elkins, 28, of Mount Vernon, was sentenced for
Possession of Marijuana, a third-degree felony, and Receiving Stolen Property,
a fifth degree felony. Elkins was found in possession of more than 4 pounds of
marijuana, which he intended to sell. The Prosecutor’s Office was also granted
forfeiture of the Volkswagen used to traffic the marijuana. Elkins was sent to
prison for 30 months for the marijuana and 11 months for the receiving stolen
property. The sentences will run concurrently He was also ordered to pay court
costs and restitution in the amount of $242. His driver’s license was also
suspended for one year.
Richard E. Callihan, 49, of Mount Vernon, was sentenced for
Robbery, a third-degree felony Callihan stole $370.95 from the Shell gas
station on Harcourt Road, while pretending to have a gun. He was sentenced to
30 months in prison, and must pay court costs and $650 in restitution.
Joshua L. Jones, 32, of Burbank, was sentenced for two
counts of Breaking and Entering, fifth-degree felonies, Safecracking, a
fourth-degree felony, and Theft from a Person in a Protected Class, a
third-degree felony. He was sentenced to 11 months for the breaking and
entering, 17 months for the safecracking, and 18 months for the theft. He must
also pay court costs and restitution in the amount of $38,467.50.
Vincent E. Crim, 27, of Mount Vernon, was sentenced for
Breaking and Entering, a fifth-degree felony, and Criminal Trespass, a
fourth-degree misdemeanor. He was sentenced to 11 months and 30 days
respectively and ordered to pay court costs.
Shane M. Simmons, 35, of Fredericktown was sentenced for
Possession of Heroin, a felony of the fourth degree. EMS personnel found
Simmons to be in possession of 30 “berries” of heroin after a traffic accident.
Simmons was sentenced to 3 years of community control with 13 months in prison
suspended. As part of his community control he must also submit to a drug and
alcohol assessment, drug and alcohol use monitoring and maintain full-time
Delilah C. Winstead, 62, of Danville, was sentenced for
Theft by Deception, a first-degree misdemeanor. Winstead received payments to
which she was not entitled from the Social Security Administration during the
period of June 2011 until November 2014. She was given 180 days in jail
suspended provided she does not commit a jailable offense within one year.
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