MOUNT VERNON — On Friday, Nov. 20, Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster sentenced five men for various crimes, according to Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher.
Buck R. Stevens, 32, Mount Vernon, was convicted of burglary and aggravated assault for entering a West Vine Street residence on Aug. 22, and fracturing the jaw of a sleeping male resident. Stevens was sentenced to three years in prison and ordered to pay $3,451.17 in restitution to the victim.
Randy S. Turner, 35, Madison County, Ky., used a stolen bank card to buy items at various businesses, on Jan. 14, 2008. Turner was convicted of receiving stolen property and sentenced him to 11 months in prison. He was also ordered to pay $1,117.48 to the victims.
Gerald C. Jackson, 45, Nellie, was convicted of selling marijuana to a confidential informant working for the Mount Vernon Police Department on March 27. Jackson was sentenced to an 18-month term of community control supervision, six months in the Knox County Jail, and his driver’s license was suspended for six months. He will serve an 11-month prison term if he fails to comply with the conditions of his supervision.
Christopher M. Gasiewski, 42, Mount Vernon, was convicted of charging $771.39 on a credit card that did not belong to him, on Oct. 11, 2008. Gasiewski was also convicted of possessing the stolen credit card. He was sentenced to a three-year term of community control supervision, ordered to pay $641.48 in restitution to the victim, and he must obtain and maintain full-time employment. Gasiewski will serve an 11-month prison term if he fails to comply with the conditions of his supervision, according to Thatcher.
Nicholas S. Parsons, 21, Howard, was convicted of theft of drugs for entering a residence on May 23, on the pretense of needing to use the bathroom and stealing a quantity of prescription drugs from the medicine cabinet. Parsons was sentenced to a three-year term of community control supervision, ordered to pay $80.28, and he must obtain and maintain full-time employment. He was also ordered to complete a drug and alcohol assessment. Parsons will serve a 17-month prison term if he fails to comply with the conditions of his supervision.