Stories tagged with: guilty

October 17, 2013 - 1:12pm
1 year 26 weeks ago

After hours of deliberation, a jury found LaFonse Dixon guilty on all charges in the death of Celeste Fronsman.

With no family present in the courtroom, Dixon stood unfazed and unemotional as clerk of courts Todd Bickle read off the charges and verdicts to the court just before 10 a.m. on Thursday. The jury of 5 men and 7 women deliberated for over 5 hours on Wednesday after the prosecution and defense gave strong closing arguments. The jurors returned Thursday morning at 9 a.m....

November 10, 2010 - 7:05pm
4 years 22 weeks ago

A Zanesville man who led authorities on a high-speed chase in September pleads guilty in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court.

38-year-old Keith Stevens faces charges of vandalism, failure to comply, resisting arrest, theft of a vehicle, and theft of less than $500.

The Zanesville Police Department indicates Stevens stole a van, smashed through a fence at AK Steel, sped down a local street, and then crashed into a pole. He then tried to flee on foot before officers tased him.

September 13, 2010 - 6:45pm
4 years 31 weeks ago

A former West Muskingum School teacher appears in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court on two sexual battery charges.

Andrew Hoffer pled guilty to both counts. Assistant Prosecutor, Ron Welch, says the Sheriff's Office began conducting an investigation surrounding Hoffer at the end of July. He says Hoffer allegedly engaged in various sexual acts with two students. Welch says the first victim was 17-years-old at the time, and the acts occurred between January 2009 and January 20-10 at...

August 25, 2010 - 4:28pm
4 years 33 weeks ago

A former Coshocton County man, who was found armed in a North Carolina airport parking lot in April, receives his sentence.

Joseph "Sean" McVey appeared in Buncombe County District Court yesterday and was found guilty on a charge of possession of a firearm on city property. The Clerk of Courts says a horn and warning device violation, was consolidated with that first charge. The judge sentenced McVey to three days in jail, which were already served when he was charged in the...

April 26, 2010 - 5:05pm
4 years 51 weeks ago

A Zanesville man pleads guilty in connection to a fatal shooting last April.

24-year-old James Tyrone McCrae appeared in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court Monday where he pled guilty to one count of involuntary manslaughter with a gun specification and one count of having a weapon under disability.

McCrae was arrested in August for the shooting death of 32-year-old Shane Goins.

The shooting took place on April 4, 2009 at the...

March 29, 2010 - 1:22pm
5 years 3 weeks ago

A  Zanesville man has pleaded guilty to 13 counts of rape involving children.

22-year-old Irvine Carnes IV appeared in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court  Monday  where he entered the pleas before Judge Mark Fleegle.

According to Assistant Prosecutor Bob Smith Carnes faces life in prison.

Smith says the crimes were committed between 2001 and 2007 and involved seven children under the age of 13.


March 3, 2010 - 4:29pm
5 years 6 weeks ago

A 21-year-old former Denison University student offers a change of plea in court this morning.

Jessica Kelton plead guilty to one count of possession of marijuana. Attorney Brian Waltz of the Licking County Prosecutor's Office, says Kelton will complete one year of intervention. He says if she doesn't finish it, she faces up to six months in prison, a fine, and losing her driver's license.

The Granville Police Department took Kelton into custody last December after giving fellow...

November 30, 2009 - 5:35pm
5 years 20 weeks ago

A Zanesville woman pleads guilty to shooting a man during a domestic dispute this past summer.

23-year-old Mysti Mayle entered the plea Monday in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court.

Mayle was charged with one count of felonious assault with a gun specification in connection with a shooting incident outside her home on Dryden Road  in July where she shot a 23-year-old man in the hip area.

Judge Kelly Cottrill ordered a pre-sentence...

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