Clinton County felony sentences handed down


By Nathan Kraatz - [email protected]



WILMINGTON — This report is compiled from a criminal case disposition report provided by the Clinton County Clerk of Courts. The following cases were heard in Clinton County Common Pleas Court, presided over by Judge John W. “Tim” Rudduck and his magistrates.

Listed below are a defendant’s name, age, their town of residence, the crime the defendant was found guilty of, the degree of felony and the terms of the sentence. Felonies are ranked from F1 (most serious) to F5 (least serious). Defendants found guilty also must pay court costs, but those amounts aren’t included in the disposition report.

The following people were sentenced in Clinton County Court of Common Pleas between April 21 and April 22:

• Arthur Macke III, 44, of Port William, aggravated possession of drugs (F5), community controls revoked, sentenced 11 months prison (credit given for 125 days served). During Macke’s initial proceedings, charges of illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs and illegal manufacturing of drugs against him were dismissed.

• David Curl, 62, of Blanchester, illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs (F3), sentenced one year community controls, driver’s license suspended six months, contraband forfeited. Curl was also sentenced to a suspended, six-month jail sentence. Charges of endangering children and aggravated possession of drugs against Curl were dismissed.

• Joshua Tunner, 36, of Wilmington, possession of drugs (F5), community controls revoked, sentenced nine months prison (credit given for 35 days served).

• Brandi Tell, 36, of Blanchester, theft and non-support of a dependent (F5), sentenced five years community controls, pay $6,427 restitution to Ohio Job and Family Services. Tell was also sentenced to a suspended, six month jail sentence. Three charges of falsification and a separate charge of non-support of a dependent against Tell were dismissed.

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By Nathan Kraatz

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