MOUNT VERNON – Six defendants were sentenced Friday by Judge Otho Eyster in the Knox County Court of Common Pleas. Prosecutor McConville noted that most of the sentencings were drug related or committed by someone who is drug dependent.
Grant T. Boucher, 36, of Mount Vernon was sentenced for Burglary, a third-degree felony. Boucher was sentenced to 30 months in prison and ordered to pay court costs and restitution in the amount of $850.00. This case was investigated by Knox County Sheriff’s Det. Sgt. James Ferenbaugh.
Frank L. Lewis, 49, of Mount Vernon was sentenced for Having Weapons Under Disability, a third degree felony. Lewis was sentenced to three years of community control, and a 30 day suspended jail sentence on the condition that he remove all firearms from his home in the next 30 days. This case was investigated by Cpl. Reginald Young of the MVPD.
Brian D. Jose, 33, of Fredericktown was sentenced for Breaking and Entering, a fifth-degree felony. Jose was given a 3 year community control sentence with 11 months of prison suspended. He was ordered to pay court costs and $40 in restitution. Jose must also complete a drug and alcohol assessment, drug and alcohol use monitoring, and maintain full-time employment. This case was investigated by Ptl. Rene Joris of the Fredericktown Police Department.
Mitchell A. Billman, 32, of Mount Vernon was sentenced for Trafficking Heroin and Possession of Heroin, both fifth-degree felonies. He was sentenced to 11 months in prison on each count concurrently, ordered to pay court costs, and his driver’s license was suspended for 6 months. This case was investigated by Det. Cpl. James DeChant of the MVPD.
Brian C. Creech, 24, of Mount Vernon was sentenced for receiving stolen property, a fifth-degree felony. Creech was sentenced to 11 months in prison and ordered to pay court costs and restitution in the amount of $5,912.00. The case was investigated by MVPD Patrolman Brian Weiser.
Gena C. Foss, 43, of Mansfield was resentenced for Possession of Heroin, a fifth-degree felony. Foss was originally sentenced to community control in March but violated in May. She was resentenced to 11 months in prison and ordered to pay court costs.
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