MOUNT VERNON — Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster sentenced three men in felony cases on Friday, according to Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher.
Marcus A. Hoadley, 31, Mount Vernon, was convicted of burglary for breaking into a Fredericktown residence, on Oct. 16, 2008, and theft for stealing electronic items from a store in Mount Vernon, on Aug. 23. In a separate case, Hoadley was convicted of four drug trafficking charges for selling prescription drugs to a confidential informant in May.
Hoadley was sentenced to a total of three years in prison, and he was fined $5,000 for the drug offenses. The cases were investigated by Detective Craig Feeney, Detective Cpl. Matt Dailey and Detective David McElroy, Mount Vernon Police Department; and Chief Jerry Day, Fredericktown Police Department.
Charles A. Wine, 33, Danville, was convicted of trafficking in cocaine for offering to sell cocaine to a confidential informant during a joint investigation conducted by the Mount Vernon and Danville police departments on March 4.
Wine was sentenced to a three-year term of community control supervision including a 90-day jail sentence. Wine will serve a 17-month prison sentence if he violates the terms of his supervision. Thatcher said Wine also forfeited a 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier and a small quantity of cash he used while committing the offense. McElroy and Detective Sgt. Jeff Jacobs, MPVD, investigated the case.
David R. Atkinson, 33, Utica, was convicted of attempted domestic violence for attempting to assault his live-in girlfriend on March 18. Thatcher said Atkinson’s case is a felony because of a prior domestic violence conviction in 2005. Atkinson was sentenced to a three-year term of community control supervision. He received credit for 47 days already served in the Knox County Jail. Thatcher said an 11-month prison sentence will be imposed if Atkinson violates the terms of his supervision. Patrolman Rex Young, MVPD, investigated the case.