Sidney woman sentenced to probation


By Heather Willard - hwillard@aimmedianetwork.com



SIDNEY — A Sidney woman has been sentenced to five years probation and alcohol and drug counseling after being found guilty of aggravated assault.

On Jan. 25, Racheal Potter, 34, unknown, was arrested in connection with the kidnapping and assault of a woman in Sidney. Potter allegedly entered the woman’s apartment with two other people and held the 31-year-old victim against her will and physically assaulted her in an attempt to compel her to comply with sex acts. Potter was originally charged with kidnapping and assault.

Tyler Rhoads, 20, unknown, has also been arrested in connection with this case, and has pleaded guilty to attempted assault in a plea deal that dismisses the other charge of kidnapping. He has been sentenced to 30 months in prison and fined $300.

Trevor Williamson, 23, of Houston, has been sentenced to 5 years probation and enrolled in Thinking for a Change Program after he entered a guilty plea to two counts of trafficking heroin.

Danny Gates, 42, 18488 Herring Rd., entered a plea of guilty to an amended charge of attempted forgery and was sentenced to five years probation, drug and alcohol counseling and ordered to pay restitution amounting to $120.50.

Levi Fitchpatrick, 21, 1220 Morris Ave., was scheduled to be sentenced on July 5, but failed to appear. He has already pleaded guilty to attempted possession of drugs.

Elissa Graham, 23, 217 1/2 E. North St., entered a plea of guilty to one count of possession of drugs, and was sentenced to five years probation, enrolled in the Vivitrol Program and fined $300.

Teresa Wentz, 54, 217 1/2 E. North St., was sentenced to 150 days in prison and fined $300 after she pleaded not guilty to the charge of attempted possession of drugs.

April Radcliff, 36, unknown, entered a plea of guilty to possession of drugs and was sentenced to 11 months in prison and fined $300.

John McKenzie, 26, 712 Country Side Lane, Apt. 4, was sentenced to 5 years of probation, completion of Shelby House, Thinking for a Change and the Vivitrol Program, and a $300 fine after he entered a plea of guilty for possession of drugs and had a second count dismissed.

Charles Freeman, 56, Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced to six months in prison and a two year suspension of his drivers license after he pleaded guilty to the amended charge of attempted receiving stolen property and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence.

Winchester Wiley, 31, 306 N. Miami Ave., Apt. C, entered a plea of guilty to the charges of possession of drugs and possessing criminal tools and was sentenced to 22 months in prison and post-release control.

Adam Bye, 25, Taylor, Michigan, entered a plea of guilty to the amended charge of trafficking drugs and was sentenced to five years probation, 45 days in county jail, drug and alcohol treatment and $500 fine.

Billy Cox, 37, 1961 Lindsey Road, was sentenced to prison in two cases. He pled guilty to possession of drugs and possessing criminal tools in one, and pled guilty to possession of drugs in the second. In total, Cox was sentenced to 22 months, post-release control and fined $200.

By Heather Willard

hwillard@aimmedianetwork.com

Reach the writer at 937-538-4825

Reach the writer at 937-538-4825