MOUNT VERNON — Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster handed down sentences in five felony cases Friday, according to Prosecutor John Thatcher.
Tyler Kipp, 23, Mount Vernon, was convicted of burglary and sentenced to two years in prison. Thatcher said Kipp broke into a New Gambier Road residence on May 25, 2009. Detective David Light, Knox County Sheriff’s Office, investigated the case.
Heidi M. Clark, 28, Mount Vernon, was convicted of aggravated possession of drugs. Clark was sentenced to one year in prison and fined $5,000. Thatcher said on Dec. 13, 2010, Mount Vernon Police Department detectives found over 65 grams of methamphetamine in Clark’s residence. Detective Sgt. Jeff Jacobs and Detective David McElroy handled the investigation.
Robert K. Doyle, 27, Mount Vernon, was convicted of grand theft and receiving stolen property for stealing over $7,000 worth of aluminum and $1,700 worth of steel from Mount Vernon businesses in October and November 2010. Doyle was sentenced to 17 months in prison and ordered to pay restitution to the victims. Doyle’s co-defendant Elizabeth J. Gale aka Doyle, 19, Marengo, was convicted of receiving stolen property and sentenced to a three-year term of community control supervision including a 30-day jail sentence. Gale will serve an 11-month prison term if she violates her community control supervision. Detective McElroy and Patrolman Justin Trowbridge, MVPD, investigated the cases.
On July 17, 2009, George M. Walls, 46, Mount Vernon, was convicted of misuse of a credit card and sentenced to a three-year term of community control supervision. Thatcher said Walls admitted he violated his community control supervision by failing to tell his supervising officer he changed his address. Eyster sentenced Walls to a 120-day jail sentence.