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Drug sentences handed down

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Belmont County Common Pleas Court saw numerous drug-related sentences Monday.

Judge Jennifer L. Sargus presided.

Tyler Wayne Barker, 18, 64779 Nelan Road, Bellaire, was sentenced on a count of theft, a felony of the fourth degree occurring May 15. He was given one year of local incarceration with six months in jail and six months EOCC, served consecutive with a separate sentence. A Crossroads evaluation was ordered. He will be subject to one year of probationary monitoring when released.

Roy Berry, 53, 43505 National Road, Belmont, pleaded guilty and was sentenced for illegal cultivation of marijuana, a felony of the third degree occurring July 31, 2012. He was given a suspended two-year sentence and six months EOCC.

David Michael Colombi, 39, incarcerated, was sentenced for illegal conveyance of drugs into a detention center, a felony of the third degree. He will serve nine months concurrent with his present sentence.

Colleen Ryan Childers-Raymer, 39, 310 31st St., Bellaire, pleaded guilty to theft, a felony of the fifth degree occurring Sept. 24. Sentencing was set for Jan. 7.

James Damico, 46, 103 Washington St., Bethesda, pleaded guilty to trafficking in drugs in the vicinity of a juvenile, a felony of the fourth degree occurring June 15. He was given a sentence of 18 months to be served concurrent with time imposed by another court for a separate trafficking charge.

Aaron Richard Jennewein, 21, 54538 Mt. Victory Road, Powhatan Point, was sentenced on a charge of burglary, a felony of the second degree occurring Nov. 23, 2011. He will serve 60 days as part of a two-year suspended sentence and 60 days EOCC. He will be subject to three years community controls.

Kyle Randall Keiser, 25, 36501 Chestnut Ridge, Barnesville, was sentenced on one count of burglary, a felony of the second degree occurring Aug. 30, 2011. He will serve six months local incarceration and six months EOCC.

Gina Darnell Martin, 29, 500 Jacquette St., Bridgeport, was sentenced on one count improperly handling a firearm in a motor vehicle, a felony of the fourth degree occurring April 15, 2012. She was given a suspended 30-day sentence with two years of community controls. The weapon was forfeited.

Chad Askew, 36, incarceration in the federal system, was arraigned on possession of drugs, a felony of the second degree occurring March 14, 2005. He pleaded not guilty. His pre-trial and plea agreement was set for Dec. 17 and trial Dec. 20.

Arthur Gene Harvey, 57, 539 Fulton St., Wheeling, was arraigned on a count of trafficking in drugs, a felony of the fifth degree occurring March 25, 2012. He pleaded not guilty. His pre-trial was set for Jan. 22, with plea agreement March 18 and trial March 26. His recognizance was continued.

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Drug sentences handed down

ST. CLAIRSVILLE – Numerous drug-related pleas were heard and sentences handed down at Belmont County Common Pleas Court Friday. Judge John M. Solovan II presided.

Dustin Lance Bennett, 24, 133 Lafayette, Youngstown, was sentenced on one count of felonious assault, a felony of the fourth degree. He was given five years of community controls. He will serve five months in jail and up to 30 days EOCC.

Kyle Nicholas Vinka, 22, 843 41st St., Bellaire, was sentenced on one count burglary, a felony of the third degree occurring July 27. He was given five years of community control sanctions. He will serve six months in jail with 13 days credit and six months EOCC.

Tyler Wayne Barker, 19, 55558 Merrits Road, Bellaire, was sentenced on one count burglary, a felony of the third degree occurring June 20. He received five years of community control sanctions. He will serve up to six months in jail consecutive with a sentence he is currently serving, then six months EOCC.

Dorothy Jeanene Shriner, 50, 177 East Market St., St. Clairsville, saw the revocation of her community controls after being terminated from EOCC. She will serve 24 months in the reformatory for women. She has credit for 529 days with 200 remaining. She was originally charged with trafficking in drugs, a felony of the first degree occurring Sept. 1, 2010.

Mercedes Dawn Meyers, 21, 65777 Pisgah Road, Quaker City, pleaded guilty to burglary, a felony of the third degree occurring June 11. A pre-sentence investigation and victim impact statement were ordered. Sentence was set for Dec. 21.

A warrant was issued for Tallia Renee Eason, 21, 806 Broadway St., Martins Ferry.