Clinton County Municipal Court sentences


By Nathan Kraatz - [email protected]



WILMINGTON — The following report is compiled using a disposition report provided by the Clinton County Municipal Court. The information includes the name of the defendant, age, location (if listed), charge disposed, fine, court costs assessed, jail sentence and any special conditions. Municipal Judge Mike Daugherty oversees the court, which handles misdemeanors, traffic cases and some civil cases. Only the criminal misdemeanors are included here.

A Blanchester couple accused of locking and barricading children into their bedrooms at night were each sentenced to 180 days in jail.

Chelsey Neal, 24, and her boyfriend Corwin Duncan, 23, both of Blanchester, were found guilty of child endangerment in Clinton County Municipal Court. Each was sentenced to jail, fined $1,000, and assessed $115 court costs.

If they comply with their sentences, portions of their fines will be suspended.

Both were arrested February 1 after a 2-year-old child was found wandering the neighborhood unattended and police discovered the children, ages 5 and 2, were barricaded in their upstairs rooms at night.

Large pieces of furniture and coat hangers were used to barricade the room, Blanchester Police Chief Scott Reinbolt stated at the time.

The following also recently pled guilty or were found guilty in Clinton County Municipal Court:

• Isaac Frazier, 18, of Middletown, aggravated menacing, sentenced 180 days jail, fined $1,000, assessed $115 court costs, no contact with a certain person.

• Katie Cottrell, 22, of Fayetteville, possession of drug paraphernalia, sentenced 30 days jail (suspended), fined $250, assessed $115 court costs, driver’s license suspended six months, supervised probation. If compliant, court will suspend $250 of Cottrell’s fine.

• Gregory Martin, 45, of Hillsboro, receiving stolen property, sentenced 180 days jail, fined $1,000, assessed $115 court costs, pay $1,048.28 restitution, write letter of apology to victim.

• Nathaniel Hudson, 23, of Wilmington, receiving stolen property, sentenced 180 days jail (179 days suspended), fined $1,000, assessed $115 court costs, write letter of apology to victim, supervised probation.

• William Bradley Jr., 43, of Wilmington, possession of drug abuse instrument, sentenced 90 days jail, fined $750, assessed $115 court costs, driver’s license suspended six months.

• Constance Fields, 33, possession of drug abuse instrument, sentenced 90 days jail (suspended), fined $750, assessed $115 court costs, supervised probation. If compliant, court will suspend $375 of Fields’ fine.

• Luke Pummell, 20, of Sabina, disorderly conduct, fined $50, assessed $115 court costs.

• Trisha East, 31, of Powell, possession of marijuana, fined $100, assessed $115 court costs.

• Dwight Barnes, 52, of Wilmington, assault; sentencing stayed.

• Jeffrey Stevens, 40, of Wilmington, possession of marijuana, fined $50, assessed $115 court costs.

• Jevon Copeland, 20, of Cincinnati, possession of marijuana, fined $85, assessed $115 court costs.

• Ronald Lipps, 21, of Blanchester, possession of marijuana, fined $85, assessed $115 court costs.

• Christian Patenaude, 21, of Wilmington, possession of marijuana, fined $110, assessed $115 court costs.

• Mary Erdman, 46, of Sabina, possession of marijuana, fined $100, assessed $115 court costs.

• Ryan Prince, 20, of Urbana, underage consumption, sentencing stayed to allow Prince to complete diversion.

• Odell Tolbert, 30, possession of marijuana, fined $100, assessed $115 court costs.

• Peter Thorburn, 42, of Wilmington, possession of marijuana, fined $100, assessed $115 court costs.

The following had charges against them dismissed:

• Rodney Alexander, 31, of Clarksville, domestic violence; charge dismissed.

• Timothy Taylor Jr., 32, illegal conveyance and attempted theft; all charges dismissed.

• Ashley Harrison, 30, of Wilmington, theft; charge dismissed upon completion of diversion.

• Robin Heard, 39, of Wilmington, domestic violence; charge dismissed.

• Shawn Bennett, 31, of Wilmington, aggravated menacing; charge dismissed.

• Hunter Vinup, 18, of Wilmington, underage consumption; charge dismissed upon completion of diversion.

• Regan Carnahan, 36, of Wilmington, theft; charge dismissed upon completion of diversion.

• Jessica Lewis, 21, of Clarksville, theft; charge dismissed upon completion of diversion.

• Tamara Gray, 25, of Wilmington, theft; charge dismissed upon completion of diversion.

• Krista Eden, 26, of Wilmington, theft; charge dismissed upon completion of diversion.

Reach Nathan Kraatz at 937-382-2574, ext. 2510 or on Twitter @NathanKraatz.

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By Nathan Kraatz

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