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Ohio man to serve time after peace officers assault

November 13, 2018

IRONTON — A Vinton, Ohio, man who admitted assaulting two Lawrence County peace officers was sentenced Wednesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court to two years in prison.

Brian K. Petrie, 33, was sentenced in the case by Judge Charles “Chuck” Cooper.

In an unrelated case, Bradley J. Wilson, 45, of County Road 1, South Point, was sentenced to two years in prison by Cooper in a felony driving under the influence case. Cooper also suspended Wilson’s driver’s license for five years.

In other cases:

• John F. Foster, 45, of Township Road 336, Ironton, pleaded guilty to felonious assault, possession of drugs and improperly handling of a firearm (a pellet gun) in a motor vehicle He was released on a $25,000 recognizance bond with an ankle monitor pending final sentencing on Nov. 21.

• Melissa Legrand, 42, of Township Road 204, Willow Wood, pleaded guilty to aggravated trafficking in drugs (heroin) and aggravated possession of drugs. She was sentenced to 17 months in prison by Judge Andy Ballard. The prosecutor’s office won’t oppose judicial release in the case after she serves six months in prison to the STAR Community Justice Center.

• Randy C. Pine, 46, of County Road 35, Chesapeake, was sentenced to 12 months in prison in a drug case.

• Ernest Alexander, 33, of Dunbar, West Virginia, was sentenced to seven months in prison for violating community control sanctions. He was given credit for 72 days already served behind bars.

• Joshua B. Kelley, 32, of Center Street, Coal Grove, was sentenced to six months in prison for violating community control sanctions.

• Jade C. Freeman, 26, of Grant Court, South Point, admitted violating community control sanctions and was sentenced to four months in prison.

• Kelly Holtzapfel, 27, of the 2800 block of South 9th Street, Ironton, admitted violating community control sanctions and was sentenced to 90 days in jail. Holtzapfel also was given credit for 27 days already served.

• Antonio Butler, 27, of County Road 1, South Point, pleaded guilty in a drug case and was placed on community control sanctions for four years and ordered to complete the six-month program at the STAR Community Justice Center in Franklin Furnace.

• Kimberly Duncan, 40, of Pine Hill Estate Road, Kenova, admitted violating community control sanctions. She had the sanctions extended by a year and she was ordered to complete the program at STAR and do 200 hours of community service.

• Katelan E. Koerper, 25, of the 2000 block of South 6th Street, Ironton, pleaded guilty in a drug case. She was fined $1,000, was ordered to forfeit $1,055 and was ordered to do 200 hours of community service.

• Charles F. Schob II, 47, of the 900 block of South 8th Street, Ironton, denied violating community control services and pleaded innocent to assault on a peace officer. He was ordered to continue treatment at Riverside Recovery.

• Mary Nagel, 32, of Cincinnati, pleaded innocent to aggravated trafficking in drugs, illegal conveyance of prohibited items onto the grounds of a detention facility and two counts of possession of drugs. Bond was set at $35,000.

• Sasha L. Adkins, 24, of Township Road 256, Kitts Hill, pleaded innocent to failure to appear and possession of heroin. Bond was set at $25,000.

• John L. Patterson Jr., 19, of Gallipolis, Ohio, pleaded innocent to tampering with evidence and possession of drugs. Bond was set at $10,000.

• Georgina Maynard, 60, of the 2800 block of Hilton Avenue, Ashland, pleaded innocent to possession of heroin. Bond was set at $1,000.

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