Pellman sentenced to prison


By Jim Painter - For the Sidney Daily News



SIDNEY – Incarceration was ordered in several cases heard recently in Shelby County Common Pleas Court by Judge James Stevenson.

Anthony Pellman, 46, Sidney, was ordered to serve 17 months with the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction on one count of trafficking in drugs, namely heroin, according to online court records.

Stevenson also ordered a $400 fine be paid along with court costs. The court also ordered the $155 cash seized during his July 17 arrest, be forfeited.

Ronica Perez, 29, 306 N. Miami Ave., Apt. C, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of possession of criminal tools, a fifth-degree felony, in a drug-related case. She was ordered to serve six months at the Marysville Reformatory for Women to run concurrent with a sentence from Miami County.

The court also ordered she forfeit the $1,595 in cash used in her crimes when she was arrested.

Nicholas Inman, 33, 435 N. Miami Ave., was sentenced to 120 days in the Shelby County Jail one a single charge of assault, a first-degree misdemeanor. He was also fined $200 and ordered to pay court costs.

Allen B. Perry, 36, at large, was sentenced to 20 days in the county jail for trafficking in drugs, a fourth-degree felony, and possession of criminal tools, a fifth-degree felony. Upon his release, Perry will be placed on five years of community control, must successfully complete drug and alcohol counseling, was fined $300 and assessed court costs.

Shyla K. Williamson, 28, 807 S. Brooklyn Ave., was sentenced to seven days in the county jail and assessed court costs due to a probation violation. Court records indicate she was terminated from her employment and lied to her probation officer about the matter. She will remain on community control upon her release from jail. Her original conviction was on one count of attempted possession of drugs, a first-degree misdemeanor.

Randall L. Landis, 24, 413 E. Poplar St., was ordered back to the county jail when his probation was revoked. His conviction was for attempted trafficking in drugs, a fourth-degree felony and possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony.

Rosemarie Hensley, 38, 415 Jefferson St., was returned to the county jail when she failed to appear for a pretrial hearing. Her bond was revoked for charges of aggravated possession of drugs and possession of criminal tools, both fifth-degree felonies.

Roger Nathan Puckett, 37, 20050 Botkins Road, Jackson Center, was returned to the county jail on a $5,000 bond when his probation was revoked. His original conviction was on a charge of importuning, a fifth-degree felony.

In a one-day jury trial, Jeffery Eichelberger, 33, 527 N. Wagner Ave., was found guilty on two charges involving drug activity with Fentanyl and heroin.

The jury ruled Eichelberger was guilty of possession of drugs and possession of criminal tools, both fifth-degree felonies. His bond was set at $7,500 with sentencing scheduled for Jan. 16. He remains incarcerated regarding a separate case.

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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