Man sentenced to 17 months in prison for attempted robbery


By Charlotte Caldwell - [email protected]



SIDNEY — The Shelby County Common Pleas Court recently handed down several sentences for attempted robbery, drug trafficking and possession, domestic violence, and handling a firearm in a motor vehicle.

Ryan Eugene Boudreaux Durr, 28, who is in the Shelby County Jail, was sentenced to 17 months in prison with 138 days of jail credit and up to two years of discretionary post-release control for attempted robbery, a fourth-degree felony. Durr was initially indicted on aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony, for holding what appeared to be a handgun to the victim’s head while stealing a gas scooter from the victim’s residence.

Devon M. Crumby, 30, of Sidney, was sentenced to 22 months in prison with four days of jail credit and discretionary post-release control of up to two years for two charges of trafficking in drugs, both fifth-degree felonies. Crumby was initially indicted on three charges of drug trafficking and one charge of aggravated drug trafficking, fourth and fifth-degree felonies, for knowingly selling or offering to sell cocaine and methamphetamine, but two charges were dismissed.

Darryl J. McNeal, 54, who is in the Shelby County Jail, was sentenced to 11 months in prison with 111 days of jail credit and discretionary post-release control of up to two years for attempted domestic violence, a fifth-degree felony. McNeal was initially indicted on the same charge, a fourth-degree felony, for punching a female victim in the face multiple times causing a swollen eye and face, bruising and abrasions.

Audrey A. Murphy, 38, of Dayton, was sentenced to 30 days in the Shelby County Jail and was fined $200. This sentence is suspended on the condition that the fine and costs are paid within 30 days. This was because of improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle, a first-degree misdemeanor. Murphy was initially indicted on the same charge, a fourth-degree felony, for having a loaded 9 mm black Ruger LC9 and ammunition in her purse in a motor vehicle.

Kevin R. Wiersma, 65, who is in the Shelby County Jail, was sentenced to five years of community control with 25 days of jail credit and he must complete drug and alcohol counseling for the possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. Wiersma was initially indicted on the same charge and possessing criminal tools, a fifth-degree felony, for having cocaine and a pipe to use it, but the latter charge was dismissed.

Gregory E. Johnson, 33, who is in the Shelby County Jail, was sentenced to seven months in prison with 61 days of jail credit and up to two years of discretionary post-release control for the aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. Johnson was initially indicted on the same charge and possessing criminal tools, a fifth-degree felony, for having methamphetamine and a bag and string tie-offs for it, but the latter charge was dismissed.

Travis Nelson, 30, of Sidney, was sentenced to five years of community control with zero days of jail credit. Nelson must also successfully complete drug and alcohol counseling and pay a fine of $200. This was because of the aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. Nelson was initially indicted on the same charge and possessing criminal tools, a fifth-degree felony, for having methamphetamine and a pipe to use it, but the latter charge was dismissed.

By Charlotte Caldwell

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Reach the writer at 937-538-4824.

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