MOUNT VERNON — On Friday, July 27, in the Knox County Court of Common Pleas, Judge Otho Eyster handed down sentences in four felony cases, according to Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher.
Patrick C. Daugherty, 35, Mount Vernon, was convicted of pandering obscenity involving a minor and pandering sexually-oriented material involving a minor. Daugherty was sentenced to 30 days in jail and a three-year term of community control supervision. Daugherty will serve a 17-month prison term, if he violates his supervision. Thatcher said Daugherty will also be required to register as a sex offender for 25 years.
On June 9, 2011, Daugherty was found in possession of obscene photographs depicting a minor. Detective Tom Bumpus, Knox County Sheriff’s Office, investigated the case.
Dawna L. Davis, 36, Mount Vernon, was convicted of aggravated trafficking in drugs and trafficking in marijuana. Davis was sentenced to 30 days in jail and a three-year term of community control supervision. Davis will serve a 15-month prison term if she violates her supervision. Thatcher said Davis sold Oxycodone and marijuana to a confidential informant in January. Detective Craig Feeney and Detective Cpl. Matt Dailey, Mount Vernon Police Department, and Detective Turpen, Knox County Sheriff’s Office, investigated the case.
In 2011, Diana D. Thompson, 36, Mount Vernon, was convicted of attempted tampering with records for falsifying an application for a duplicate motor vehicle title and was sentenced to a three-year term of community control supervision. Thompson was given a 180-day jail sentence for violating her supervision terms by failing to stay in contact with her supervising officer.
In February, Emmett N. Mitchell, 26, Howard, was released early from a two-year prison term imposed in December 2010. Mitchell was convicted of intimidation of a victim in a criminal case and domestic violence, according to Thatcher. Mitchell was given a 107-day jail sentence for violating his supervision by testing positive for marijuana and other illegal drugs in June.