Solovan hands out sentences
ST. CLAIRSVILLE Belmont County Common Pleas Court Judge John M. Solovan II handed down numerous sanctions for violations of community control and probation during his Friday court hearings.
Thomas Riley Wedge, 27, incarcerated, admitted to a violation of his community controls for failure to pay fees. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail with credit for 14 days served. A residential program is permitted if available. Afterward, his community controls will resume. He was originally convicted of trafficking in drugs, a felony of the fourth degree occurring May 18, 2010.
Richard Anthony Lollathin, 37, 70998 Barries Drive, Martins Ferry, admitted to a violation of his probation by drug consumption while under house arrest. He was sentenced to 30 months in the penitentiary with credit for 26 days.
He was originally charged with illegal possession of chemicals to manufacture drugs, a felony of the third degree occurring Aug. 22, 2012.
Kaprice D. Russell, 25, 109 S. Huron St., Wheeling, pleaded guilty and was sentenced for trafficking in drugs, a felony of the fifth degree occurring March 1, 2011. He was given community control sanctions and will serve 12 months in jail with credit for three days. The sentenced will run concurrent with a current sentence in West Virginia.
Christina Lorraine Klinect, 36, 42516 Butternut Ridge Road, Elyia, was sentenced on a count of illegal conveyance of drugs onto the grounds of a detention center, a felony of the third degree occurring Jan. 22, 2012. She was given three years of community control sanctions, including 12 months intensive supervise probation and 24 months probation, counseling and 100 hours of community service.
Michelle Lee Burton, 24, 42921 Hannah St., Lafferty, admitted to violations of her community controls and was sentenced to 18 months in the reformatory for women, credit for 365 days. She was originally convicted of three counts of theft, two felonies of the fourth degree and one of the fifth degree occurring in 2008 and 2010.
Lucas Parker Little, 18, 302 Boardman St., Bethesda, admitted to the violation of his probation after testing positive for drugs. He will serve up to 60 days in jail and six months EOCC when space is available. He was originally sentenced to five years of community controls for trafficking in marijuana, a felony of the fifth degree, and tampering with evidence, a felony of the third degree occurring Feb. 8, 2010.
Ellis Wilbur Heslop, 41, 55645 Lansing Community Avenue, Bridgeport, was saw his sex offender status corrected and changed to a Tier 1 level. He was originally convicted of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, a felony of the third degree.
James Andrew Monogioudis II, 32, 416 Heiland Avenue, Yorkville, admitted to violations of probation by drug use and failure to pay fees. He was sentenced to six months EOCC when space is available. He was originally convicted of possession of drugs, a felony of the fifth degree occurring May 10, 2012.
Eban Joseph Beyah, 41, 1411 Jacob St., Wheeling, West Virginia, was arraigned and pleaded not guilty to one count of selling heroin, a felony of the fifth degree occurring June 28, 2012, and selling less than five grams of crack cocaine, a felony of the fifth degree occurring June 30, 2012. He faces a maximum of two years. Status conference was set for May 24, with plea agreement June 7 and trial June 11. Bond was set at $5,000.
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