Drug dealer gets 15-month sentence


By Jim Painter - For the Sidney Daily News



SIDNEY – Selling cocaine near a school resulted in a Sidney man’s being sentenced to 15 months in prison. He was sentenced recently in Shelby County Common Pleas Court.

Cecil Lamont Archie, 31, 228 Brooklyn Ave., was convicted of trafficking in drugs, a fourth-degree felony, for selling the drugs on Dec. 1, 2016. He was transported to the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, to serve the 15 months.

Judge James Stevenson also fined him $300 and assessed him court costs. The court also ordered Archie to forfeit a vehicle he used to commit the crime.

Stevenson ruled recently on several other cases, which include:

• Warren J. Powers, 28, incarcerated, had his bond revoked on a conviction for attempted illegal conveyance of prohibited item onto the grounds of a detention facility, a fourth-degree felony. His bond was set at $10,000.

• Charles D. Cox, 31, at large, had his bond revoked for a conviction for attempted violation of protection order, a first-degree misdemeanor. His bond was set at $5,000.

• Rosemarie Hensley, 38, 415 Jefferson St., had her bond revoked on a drug possession conviction, a fourth-degree felony. Her bond was set at $2,500.

• Russell A. Meyers, 66, Farmersville, Texas, was sentenced to five years of community control in Texas of a charge of possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. He was also fined $300 and assessed court costs.

• Matthew D. Shoe, 34, 615 East Ave., pled guilty to two counts of possession of drugs, both fifth-degree felonies, during plea negotiations.

• Albert L. Taylor, 43, 818 Buckeye Ave., pled guilty to a charge of trafficking in drugs, a fourth-degree felony, during plea negotiations.

• Desmond K. Smith, 27, 200 N. Pomeroy Ave., did not appear for his sentencing on a drug possession conviction. A warrant was issued for his arrest.

• Randall Hammer, 53, at large, two counts each of aggravated drug possession and possession of drugs, all fifth-degree felonies. He was sentenced to five years community control, ordered to successfully complete drug and alcohol counseling, and assessed court costs.

• Nathan L. Jelks, 26, at large, trafficking in drugs, a fifth-degree felony. He was sentenced to five years of community control, must successfully complete drug and alcohol counseling, was fined $300 and assessed court costs.

• Jennifer Stephens, 34, 301 S. Miami Ave., was sentenced to five years community control on a charge of possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. She must also successfully complete drug and alcohol counseling, fined $300 and assessed court costs.

• Katrina M. Fitzgerald, 21, 744 Brooklyn Ave. Lot 13, had her bonds revoked in two cases. The cases involving charges of tampering with evidence, a third-degree felony, and theft and receiving stolen property, both fifth-degree felonies. Her sentencing will be held on Jan. 5.

• Lisa M. Feathers, 39, Elizabethton, Tennessee, had her bond revoked on a conviction of possession of drugs, a third-degree felony. Her bond was set at $10,000.

By Jim Painter

For the Sidney Daily News

The writer is a regular contributor to the Sidney Daily News.

The writer is a regular contributor to the Sidney Daily News.

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