MOUNT VERNON — On Friday, Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster sentenced six for felony convictions and violations of community control supervision, according to Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher.
Zachary J. Elkins, 22, Mount Vernon, was convicted of burglary breaking and entering, and receiving stolen property for his participation in several break-ins last December. Elkins was sentenced to a two-year prison term and ordered to pay $1,353 to the crime victims. Thatcher said on Dec. 31, Detective Sgt. Roger Brown, Knox County Sheriff’s Office, learned through investigation that Elkins and two accomplices burglarized a Tucker Road residence and broke into several barns and garages near Mount Vernon, Howard and Fredericktown stealing a laptop computer, dirt bikes, jewelry, a chain saw and snowblower and several firearms. Detective Craig Feeney, Mount Vernon Police Department, assisted Brown in the investigation.
Jaryd J. Young, 34, Mount Vernon, was convicted of domestic volence, a felony of the fourth degree due to a prior conviction for a misdemeanor offense of violence involving a family member committed in 2000. Young was sentenced to a 17-month prison term. Thatcher said at about 4:35 p.m. on Dec. 27, 2009, Patrolman Jason Payne, MVPD, responded to a call at Young’s residence where Young assaulted his live-in girlfriend.
Randall F. McGregor, 26, Fredericktown, and Shanna L. Moore, 25, Zanesville, were convicted of theft for stealing a purse from a shopping cart at a Mount Vernon store on Feb. 26. Thatcher said the credit card among the items contained in the purse made the theft a felony. McGregor was also convicted of grand theft of a motor vehicle for stealing a 1991 Honda Accord, on March 9. McGregor was sentenced to a 17-month prison term and ordered to pay $1,123 to the crime victims. Moore was sentenced to an 11-month prison term and ordered to pay $533.75 to the crime victims. Detective Cpl. Matt Dailey, MVPD, investigated the cases.
Diana M. Paques, 51, was convicted of domestic violence, a felony of the third degree due to a prior felony domestic violence conviction in 2005. Paques was sentenced to a two-year term of community control supervision including a 20-day jail sentence and drug, alcohol and mental health counseling. Paques will serve a two-year prison term if she violates her community control supervision terms. Thatcher said at about 3:30 p.m. on Feb. 4, Patrolman Matt Haver, MVPD, responded to a call at Paques’ residence where Paques assaulted her adult daughter.
On Oct. 16, 2009, Leea D. Daniels, 33, Mount Vernon, was convicted of aggravated possession of drugs, and she was sentenced to a three-year term of community control supervision. Daniels admitted to violating the terms of her supervision when she associated with a convicted felon and tested positive for opiates on Aug. 2. Daniels’ community control supervision was revoked, and she was sentenced to 11 months in prison.