SIDNEY – A local woman was sentenced to three prison terms in three separate drug-related cases last week in Shelby County Common Pleas Court. The sentences will be served at the same time, according to online court records.
Prison sentences and county jail incarcerations were handed out in several other cases last week.
Rosemarie Hensley, 38, incarcerated, received 11 months with the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC) on three cases ruled upon by Judge James Stevenson. He also ruled the sentences be served concurrently in all case.
In 2017, Hensley was arrested in three cases involving drug possession. Each conviction was on a charge of possession of drugs, all fifth-degree felonies. She was also fined $100 and assessed court costs in each case.
Travis E. Nelson, 25, 1467 E. Court St. Apt. F, was handed 12 months with the ODRC on a charge of aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. His sentence will also run concurrently with a prison term he is now serving.
He was arrested June 12 in possession of Methamphetamine.
Shelbi L. Brandyberry, 21, incarcerated, received 11 months with the ODRC, on a charge of aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. She was also assessed court costs.
Brandyberry was arrested on Jan. 1, 2017, in possession of Methamphetamine.
In other cases:
• Nicholas D. Rice, 30, 12975 Sidney-Freyburg Road, faced the court regarding probation violations in two cases. He was originally charged with burglary, a second-degree felony, for breaking into a Fort Loramie residence. He was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $10,358 and assessed court costs. Another charge dealt with his failure to appear at a previous court appearance.
Last week, Rice was remanded to the custody of the county sheriff to be transported to the Western Ohio Regional Treatment and Habilitation Center in Lima for counseling. Upon his release he will be placed on five years community control.
• Shayla Cheyenne Skeens, 21, 10220 N. County Road 25A, Piqua, was sentenced to 180 days in the county jail on a charge of attempted possession of drugs, a first-degree misdemeanor. She was given 146 days credit for time already served.
• Gunnar D. Francis, 23, at large, received jail time as a part of two cases being decided.
Francis was sentenced to 90 days in the county jail on a charge of attempted escape, a first-degree misdemeanor. He was found guilty of walking away from a work release program in a prior case. He was fined $200 and assessed court costs, must successfully complete drug and alcohol counseling, will participate in the jail’s work release program, and will be placed on five years of community control sanctions.
In a second case, Francis pleaded guilty to a charge of aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. His sentencing has not been scheduled at this time.
• April M. Rowe, 33, 7090 State Route 66, Fort Loramie, was sentenced to 15 days in the county jail for a probation revocation. Upon her release, she will stay on community control sanctions.
• Jeffery A. McMahan, 51, 847 Fielding Road, was ordered to wear an ankle monitor following a hearing on a probation revocation for two cases.
In the first case, he had been found guilty of violating a protection order, a fifth-degree felony. In a separate case, he was charged with perjury, a third-degree felony.
• Nijal Waldroop, 22, 848 Crescent Drive, was found guilty of child endangering, a first-degree misdemeanor, during final pretrial hearing. He was charged for having sexual intercourse with a 15-year-old girl.
• Shane W. Archie, 36, Rock Hill, South Carolina, entered a guilty plea to an amended charge of attempted unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, a first-degree misdemeanor. He was charged for taking a semi-truck from a Sidney trucking firm.
• Roger Gibson, Jr., 27, 1200 S. Kuther Road, failed to appear in court for a final pretrial hearing. His $2,500 bond was revoked and a warrant for his arrest was issued.
He is accused of breaking into a home at 803 ½ S. Main Ave., on Oct. 1.
She was found guilty of fraudulently cashing a money order belonging to another person.
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