October 28, 2015

TO: Local Media

FROM: Mike Kirkendall, Court Reporter

RE: Court activity



Faith Busbey, 33, Lima, changed her plea to Guilty to Possession of Heroin, F5. She then requested and was granted Treatment in Lieu of Conviction. The case was stayed pending completion of treatment, and she was ordered to pay court costs.

Josh McGinnis, 34, Delphos, changed his plea to Guilty to an amended charge of Attempted Endangering Children, F4 (reduced from Endangering children, F3). The Court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set sentencing for 12/1/15 @ 1:30 pm


Jordan Vickery, 32, Middle Point, 2 Counts of Attempted Tampering Evidence, F4, 12 months prison each, concurrent Credit for 72 days already served. Also ordered to pay court costs.

Ezra Lavy, 47, Convoy, Sexual Battery, F3. Sentenced to 48 months prison and ordered to pay court costs. Also classified as a Tier 3 Sex Offender.

Ryanne Doner, Attempted Trafficking Heroin, Misdemeanor 1, 1 year community control, 26 days jail beginning 10/30/15, with work release, 52 hours community service, ordered to pay court costs plus partial appointed counsel fees. 180 days jail and $500 fine were deferred.

Drew Kenny, 22, Van Wert, requested a new attorney and his sentencing was rescheduled for November 10, 2015 @ 9 am



Christopher Corwin, 33, Van Wert, Permitting Drug Abuse, F5. Sentence: 5 yrs. community control, up to 6 months WORTH Center, 60 days jail at later date, Obtain GED and employment, 200 hrs. community service, 3 yrs. intensive probation, Driverís License suspended 6 months, ordered to pay restitution to West Central Ohio Task Force of $680, plus costs and partial appointed counsel fees. 9 months prison and $1,000 fine were deferred.

Tommie Pruitt, 38, Dayton, was sentenced on a charge of Theft, F5. Sentence: 5 yrs. community control, 60 days jail at later date, 200 hrs. community service, 2 yrs. intensive probation, ordered to pay restitution to Hamler Chevrolet of $4300, plus court costs. 12 months prison and $1,000 fine were deferred.


Justin Taylor, 30, Van Wert, appeared for a Treatment in Lieu of Conviction violation, but his attorney requested a one week continuance to gather more information. Continued until Nov 4 at 9 am


Jeffrey Wills, 34, Lima, denied that he violated his probation by failing to report to probation and failure to follow up after release from WORTH Center. Hearing will be set.


Paul Susralski, 50, Van Wert, appeared for a Judicial Release Hearing. Following the hearing, Judge Taylor denied his request. Defendant will be returned to prison to finish his sentence.
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