Jail terms handed out on Shelby County court cases


By Jim Painter - For the Sidney Daily News



SIDNEY – A Sidney man has been sentenced to prison for his involvement in a burglary case ruled upon recently in Shelby County Common Pleas Court. Judge James Stevenson also handed out incarceration orders in several other cases.

Jajuan Earl Jones, 30, 326 Linden Ave., was sentenced in two separate cases for probation violation. Jones received 18 months with the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction on a count of complicity to burglary; and 12 months for trafficking in drug.

According to court records, Jones was involved in the burglary of a residence on Countryside Lane and assaulting the occupant. He was also charged with trafficking in the sale of cocaine and marijuana.

He will serve the sentences concurrently.

David L. Taylor, 35, Clearwater, Florida, was sentenced to 18 months in prison on a probation violation. He was originally convicted on a single count of receiving stolen property. He reportedly took possession of a stolen pickup truck.

Adam B. Pitcock, 36, 411 First St., Piqua, received a one-year prison term for a probation violation. He was previously convicted on a charge of receiving stolen property. He was involved with a burglary at a residence at Hilltop Avenue.

William R. Zula, 45, Huber Heights, was sentenced to prison on two counts. He received nine months for possession of drugs, and six months for possession of criminal tools. The sentences will be served concurrently.

Leeann Roesser, 31, at large, was sentenced to 60 days in the county jail on three counts of trafficking in drugs. She will participate in the work release program.

William L. Murphy, 47, at large, received 30 days in jail for attempted trafficking in drugs. He will be allowed work release.

Charles E. Henry, 36, 320 S. Miami Ave., was sentenced to 30 days in jail for attempted trafficking in drugs and trafficking in drugs. He was ordered to participate in the work release program.

Dekodda Goings, 24, at large, was ordered back to jail for probation violation. Bond was set at $10,000.

Yolanda K. Bidwell, 29, Lima, was ordered back to the Shelby County Jail on a probation violation on a charge of attempted grand theft auto. She was to remain at jail until transferred to the Western Ohio Regional Treatment and Habilitation (WORTH) Center in Lima. Bond was set at $10,000.

Dustin B. Russell, 27, 720 Michigan St., was ordered back to jail on a probation violation. He will remain there until he has served another sentence from Sidney Municipal Court; then until he is accepted into the WORTH Center.

Damon Earl Francis, 57, Detroit, was returned to the county jail for 90 days for a probation violation on a charge of attempted possession of drugs.

Lisa Cooper, 51, at large, was ordered back to jail for 30 days on a probation violation on a charge of theft. According to court record, Cooper was involved with the theft of a debit card. She was granted a work release program.

Melissa Blair, 33, 311 N. Walnut Ave., was returned to jail for 30 days for a probation violation on a charge of possession of drugs.

Daniel L. Wade, 53, 220 Oak Ave., was sentenced to jail for 30 days for a probation violation on a charge of domestic violence. He was granted a work release program.

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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