Four defendants were sentenced and five pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor recently.
Niesha Mundy, 27, of Bellefontaine, was sentenced to 30 days in the Logan County Jail, three years community control, and ordered to pay court costs and attorney fees for trafficking in drugs.
In July, Mundy was arrested following a traffic stop on the south end of Bellefontaine.
She was arrested on two warrants for trafficking in crack cocaine while the driver, Mateo Rosales, 31, of Bellefontaine, was lodged on a parole violation.
The stop was the result of an investigation by the Logan County Joint Drug Task Force.
A Bellefontaine Police Department K-9 unit conducted a sweep of the car and detected drugs. Marijuana and $1,000 were seized from the car.
Both defendants were lodged in the Logan County Jail.
Roger Stiles, 30, of Zanesfield, was sentenced to five years community control and ordered to pay a $250 fine, court costs, and attorney fees for non-support of dependents.
Megan Shoffner, 25, of Lakeview, pleaded guilty to possession of drugs and was granted intervention in lieu of conviction. She must complete drug and alcohol counseling and three years community control.
Amber Barker, 26, of Bellefontaine, admitted to a community control violation and was sentenced to the West Central Community Based Correctional Facility. She originally pleaded guilty to receiving stolen property.
Steven EastmanSteven Eastman, 51, of Great Bend, Kansas, pleaded guilty to importuning.
In August 2012, Eastman was indicted for rape (F1), gross sexual imposition (F3), and importuning (F3).
He was arrested while attending a family event in Bellefontaine in June 2012.
The Logan County Sheriff’s Office charged Eastman with rape and gross sexual imposition.
Deputies started their investigation four years ago.
The alleged victim is a county female under the age of 13.
Eastman has relatives in the West Mansfield area.
Craig Webster, 38, of Lewistown, pleaded guilty to deception to obtain a dangerous drug.
Daniel Matheson, 36, of Columbus, pleaded guilty to two counts of attempted breaking and entering.
Presentence investigations were ordered and sentencings are scheduled for October 21st.
Melvin Catterson, 28, of Jackson Center, pleaded guilty to theft and vandalism.
Jarred Campbell, 21, of Cincinnati, pleaded guilty to prohibitions concerning absent voter’s ballot and illegal voting.
They were placed on the prosecutor’s pretrial diversion program.