14 Found Guilty and One Sentenced in Mount Vernon Municipal Court

MOUNT VERNON – Judge John Thatcher found seven guilty after hearings were held
in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on September 19, 2022.
Joseph Brickman, 46 of Howard, was found guilty of Disorderly Conduct. The Court
sentenced him to pay a $125 fine.
Patrik White, 18 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle While Under
the Influence while Being Underage. The Court sentenced him to pay a $250 fine, serve
30 days in jail, with 27 days suspended, placed him on two years of community control
with the following conditions: attend and complete a 72-hour driver intervention
program and complete a drug and alcohol assessment, and suspended his operator’s
license for 90 days.
Kaleb Hoffer, 26 of Newark, was found guilty of Improper Handling of a Firearm. The
Court sentenced him to pay a $125 fine, complete 15 hours of community service, and to
serve three days in jail.
Delano Best, 40 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Assault and Aggravated
Menacing. The Court sentenced him to serve 31 days in jail, with credit for time served.
Cameron O’Brien, 20 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle While
Under the Influence. The Court sentenced him to pay a $500 fine, serve 30 days in jail,
with 27 days suspended, placed him on two years of community control with the
following conditions: attend and complete a 72-hour driver intervention program and
complete a drug and alcohol assessment, and suspended his operator’s license for one
year.
Kody Matheny, 24 of Brinkhaven, was found guilty of Operating a Vehicle While Under
the Influence. The Court sentenced him to pay a $500 fine, serve 180 days in jail, with

174 days suspended, placed him on two years of community control with the following
condition: attend and complete a 72-hour driver intervention program, and suspended
his operator’s license for one year.
Ricky Knuckles, 28 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Failing to Stop After an
Accident. He will be sentenced on October 17, 2022.
Assistant Director of Law, Brittany Whitney, represented the City of Mount Vernon and
the State of Ohio in these cases.

MOUNT VERNON – Visiting Judge Kim Rose found four guilty and sentenced one
person after arraignments and hearings were held in the Mount Vernon Municipal
Court on September 20, 2022.
Zachariah Clark, 36 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty Criminal Damaging and
Menacing by Stalking. The Court sentenced him to serve 150 days in jail.
Patrick Burkes, 30 of Centerburg, was found guilty of Criminal Trespassing and
Disorderly Conduct with Persisting Behavior. The Court sentenced him to pay a $200
fine, serve 30 days in jail, with all time suspended, and placed him on one year of
probation with the following condition: complete a drug and alcohol assessment.
Brady Daugherty, 37 of Saint Louisville, was found guilty of Speeding in a School Zone.
The Court sentenced him to pay a $100 fine.
Latasha Hogan, 21 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Failing to Stop After an
Accident. The Court sentenced her to serve 180 days in jail, with 175 days suspended,
and placed her on one year of probation.
Brenden Moore, 41 of Howard, was found guilty of Domestic Violence and Menacing by
Stalking. He will be sentenced on October 25, 2022 following a pre-sentence
investigation.
Assistant Director of Law, Brittany Whitney, represented the City of Mount Vernon in
the Clark case and the State of Ohio in the Moore case.
Director of Law, Rob Broeren, represented the City of Mount Vernon and the State of
Ohio in the remaining cases.

MOUNT VERNON – Judge John Thatcher found three guilty after Court Trials and
Arraignments were held in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on September 21, 2022.
Robert Connock Jr., 49 of Wooster, was found guilty of Passing a Stopped School Bus.
The Court sentenced him to pay a $175 fine.
Jontey Greene, 21 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Disorderly Conduct. The Court
sentenced him to pay a $50 fine.
Jarred Farabaugh, 30 of Mount Vernon, was found guilty of Driving Under Suspension.
The Court sentenced him to pay a $200 fine.
Law Director, Rob Broeren, represented the State of Ohio in the Connock Jr and Greene
cases. Assistant Law Director, Brittany Whitney, represented the Village of Danville in
the Farabaugh case.

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