MOUNT VERNON — At least five persons are facing misdemeanor charges in Mount Vernon Municipal Court in connection with the closing of skill game parlors in the county by the Knox County Sheriff’s Office and the Ohio Attorney General’s Office.
•Spencer Hoeflich IV of Fredericktown faces charges of complicity, skill-based amusement machines prohibited and possessing criminal tools. All three violations are listed as occurring on Feb. 28.
•Jennifer L. Hager, Mount Vernon, is charged with skill-based amusement machines prohibited and possessing criminal tools on Feb. 28.
•Taran Severance, Fredericktown, is charged with two counts of skill-based amusement machine prohibited on Feb. 28 and March 11, and possessing criminal tools on Feb. 28.
•Kimberly A. Gordon, Somerset, is charged with skill-based amusement machines prohibited on Feb. 28 and possessing criminal tools on March 2.
•Sean Blake, Utica, is charged with complicity, the skill-based amusement machines prohibition and possessing criminal tools, all on Feb. 28.
All the charges are first-degree misdemeanors.