Family squabble nets local man 30 months in prison


Drugs lead to incarceration

By Jim Painter - For the Sidney Daily News



SIDNEY – A 22-year-old Sidney man has been sentenced to 30 months in prison having been found guilty of stabbing his cousin.

Several other people were handed prison terms during cases heard recently in Shelby County Common Pleas Court.

Triston T. King, 22, 1001 N. Main Ave., was sentenced on a charge of attempted felonious assault, a third-degree felony, regarding an incident on April 24. He will be housed with the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC).

According to online court records, the stabbing incident began when an early morning family argument arose. At 2:07 a.m., the Sidney Police Department received a 911 call reporting a stabbing. Officers and medics were dispatched to 432 Jefferson St. where officers found a 29-year-old male, noted as King’s cousin, had suffered a stab wound to his chest.

The victim was taken to Wilson Health by Sidney Fire and Rescue and then transferred to Miami Valley hospital by CareFlight.

Lorenzo Reed, 34, Inkster, Michigan, was handed a three-year sentence with the ODRC on a charge of possession of drugs, a third-degree felony. He was also fined $7,500 and assessed court costs. The fine and prison sentence were mandatory, according to court records.

He was arrested in possession of Methamphetamine.

Antoine Bogle, 30, Trotwood, was sentenced to two years in prison on a charge of aggravated possession of drugs, a third-degree felony. He was arrested July 4 in possession of Methamphetamine, cocaine, and heroin.

Cody Austin Goshorn, 24, 5880 state Route 29, Lot 47, was ordered to serve two years with the ODRC on a charge of robbery, a second-degree felony.

He was convicted of pointing a handgun at a person and robbing them of cash at Sav-a-Ton Truck Stop, 14262 state Route 119, Anna.

James Marchal, 47, at large, received prison sentences in two separate cases.

Judge James Stevenson ordered Marchal to serve 17 months on a charge of domestic violence, a fourth-degree felony, plus six months on a charge for failure to provide a change of address, a fourth-degree felony. The sentences will be served consecutively with the ODRC.

On July 17, Marchal physically injured a female household member. Court records noted a previous domestic violence conviction. He was also found guilty of not providing a current address when ordered to do so on July 23. Court records indicate similar previous convictions in Miami and Van Wert counties.

William Carr II, 46, Fairborn, Ohio, was sentenced to 11 months in prison on a charge of aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. He was arrested on May 16 and found to possess Methamphetamine.

Joshua M. Holtzclaw, 30, incarcerated, was sentenced to 11 months in prison on a charge of aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. He was arrested April 21 in possession of Methamphetamine and Fentanyl.

Burglary, assault charges

Cody Allan Plaisted, 27, Piqua, was ordered to serve 90 days in the Shelby County Jail on a charge of burglary, a third-degree felony. He was also fined $300 and assessed court costs.

He was found guilty of breaking into a home at 133 Franklin Ave., on June 9, and assaulting and injuring a male.

Robert Crawford, 22, 202 N. Walnut Ave., was ordered to serve 30 days in the county jail for a probation violation on a charge of attempted burglary, a fourth-degree felony. He was ordered to continue the sanctions of his community control orders.

In other cases:

• Steven P. Sommer, 49, 19835 Johnston Road, pleaded guilty to trespass in a habitation, a fourth-degree felony, possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, and for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence, a first-degree misdemeanor.

Court records indicate prosecutors will recommend probation at his sentencing. He faces a maximum of 36 months in prison and a $8,575 fine.

On May 5, Sommer broke into a home carrying a knife while a woman was in the residence. He took two cell phones and was found to have cocaine in his possession when arrested.

• Jessica L Dutschke, 26, Shelbyville, Kentucky, pleaded guilty to attempted possession of drugs, a first-degree misdemeanor, during her final pretrial. When sentenced she faces a maximum of 180 days in jail and a $1,000 fine.

She was arrested on March 3 in possession of heroin.

• Brandy McClellan, 27, at large, pleaded guilty to two counts of receiving stolen property, both fourth-degree felonies, regarding a stolen Ford F-150 truck and license plates. When sentenced, she faces a maximum of 18 months in prison and a $5,000 fine.

Court records show that on Sept. 14 Johnson took possession of the truck knowing it was stolen. It also had stolen dealer license plates.

• David E. Welch, 63, 515 Culver St., was sentenced to one year in the county jail on a charge of operating a vehicle while under the influence, a fourth-degree felony. He will report to jail on Dec. 7. After 30 days, he will participate in the facility’s work release program.

On July 5, Welch was arrested after driving while impaired with a blood/alcohol content of 0.242. Court records note he has three previous similar convictions.

• Kenneth J. Williams-Anderson, 23, Antioch, Tennessee, pleaded guilty to a charge of attempted possession of drugs, a fourth-degree felony, a recent hearing. He faces a maximum of 18 months in prison and a $5,000 fine.

He was arrested Aug. 20 with marijuana.

• Cody T. Smith, 25, Mount Vernon, Ohio, pleaded guilty to charges of attempted possession of drugs, and, for having physical control of a vehicle while intoxicated, both first-degree misdemeanors. He faces a maximum of 180 days in jail and a $1,000 fine on each count.

He was arrested on Aug. 4 with Hashish while driving while intoxicated.

• Kathryn E. Kealy-Conway, 40, Los Angeles, California, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of possession of drugs, a fourth-degree felony. The court accepted her request for treatment in lieu of conviction and ordered a presentence investigation.

When sentenced she faces a maximum penalty of 18 months in prison and a $2,500 fine.

She was arrested on July 14 by the Ohio Highway Patrol in possession of marijuana.

Drugs lead to incarceration

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.