MOUNT VERNON — On Friday, Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster sentenced two men and three women for various felony crimes, according to Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher.
Wayne E. Mast, 25, Ashland, was convicted of rape, gross sexual imposition, and kidnapping for pushing an 18-year-old female into the bathroom of a house on Rabbit Ridge Road, where he engaged in sexual conduct with her by force in the early morning hours of Oct. 12, 2008. Thatcher said that Mast was sentenced to 11 1/2 years for his crimes, and was labeled a Tier III sex offender who must register his address with authorities for the rest of his life. Detective David Light, Knox County Sheriff’s Office, investigated the case.
John K. Pringle, 39, Mount Vernon, was convicted of breaking and entering into a Mount Vernon laundry at 6 a.m. on Dec. 25, 2008, and then removing money from a coin machine. Thatcher said that Pringle was sentenced to an 11-month prison term and ordered to pay $1,400 in restitution to the business. Detective Craig Feeney, Mount Vernon Police Department, investigated the case.
Cynthia M. Perry, 47, Mount Vernon, was convicted of nine counts of deception to obtain dangerous drugs in February. Perry’s community control supervision was revoked after she admitted to violating her supervision rules by being arrested for disorderly conducted/persisting in August. According to Thatcher, Perry was sentenced to serve her previously suspended jail term of 58 days. Sergeant Tom Durbin, KCSO, investigated the case.
Christina L. Conant, 31, Mount Vernon, was convicted of possessing criminal tools for having cutting tools used to remove catalytic converters from the impound lot of an automotive repair business in Mount Vernon in February 2008 with a co-defendant. Conant was sentenced to a three-year term of community control supervision and ordered to pay $223.50 in restitution to the business.
In addition, Thatcher said, she was ordered to complete a drug and alcohol assessment and obtain and maintain full-time employment. Conant will serve an 11-month prison term if she fails to comply with the conditions of her supervision. Detective Corporal Dailey, MVPD, investigated the case.
Holly R. Frost, 24, Mount Vernon, was convicted of writing eight checks totaling $1,162.31 on a closed checking account between June 2 and 6, 2008, at the same Centerburg area business. Frost’s community control supervision was revoked after she admitted to violating her supervision rules by failing to inform her supervising officer of her address, associating with persons on probation, failing to abide by her curfew, and using drug and/or alcohol.
According to Thatcher, Frost was sentenced to serve her previously suspended prison term of 11 months. Deputy J.P. Paul, KCSO, investigated the case.