MOUNT VERNON — On Monday, Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster handed down sentences in three felony cases, according to Prosecutor John Thatcher.
Jonathan C. Fankhauser, 29, currently incarcerated in the North Central Correctional Institution in Marion, was convicted of stealing a blank check on Oct. 14, 2010. Fankhauser was sentenced to seven months in prison. Patrolman Travis Tharp, Mount Vernon Police Department, investigated the case.
Michael T. Moore, 32, currently incarcerated at the Lebanon Correctional Institution, was convicted of receiving stolen property and sentenced to six months in prison. Thatcher said between Aug. 1 and Nov. 30, 2010, Moore possessed property stolen from a Mount Vernon resident. Detective David McElroy, MVPD, investigated the case.
On March 12, 2010, Crystal M. McCoy, 19, was convicted of forgery and complicity in the commission of forgery for passing two counterfeit checks at a Mount Vernon store, on Sept. 6, 2009. McCoy was sentenced to a three-year term of community control supervision including a 60-day jail sentence. McCoy admitted to violating the terms of her supervision by failing to pay restitution to the crime victim and failing to report to her supervising officer. She was sentenced to serve a previously suspended 11-month prison sentence.