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Ironton man sentenced to 34 months on drug charges

Feb. 08, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

IRONTON -- An Ironton man was sentenced this week in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court to 34 months in prison for four counts of trafficking in drugs.

Timothy R. Hankins, 58, of the 700 block of Ashtabula Street, Ironton, was sentenced by Judge Charles "Chuck" Cooper. Hankins also was fined $5,000 and had his driver's license suspended for a year.

In an unrelated case, Joshua E. Romans, 30, of County Road 15, South Point, pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular assault before Judge D. Scott Bowling. Final sentencing was set for Feb. 18.

In other cases:

David P. Adkins, 35, of Township Road 1416, Proctorville, pleaded guilty to trafficking in drugs. Final sentencing in the case was set for Feb. 19.

David E. Large, 31, of the 2600 block of North 2nd Street, Hanging Rock, pleaded guilty to tampering with evidence, one felony and one misdemeanor count of possession of drugs, and misdemeanor charges of theft and possession of marijuana. Final sentencing was set for April 9.

Craig P. Wysong II, 24, of County Road 66, Proctorville, pleaded not guilty to aggravated robbery. Bond was set at $100,000, and a pretrial was set for Feb. 19.

Christopher Snead, 27, of the 2900 block of 7th Avenue, Huntington, pleaded not guilty to three counts of burglary. Bond was set at $100,000, and a pretrial was set for Feb. 19.

Zachary Taubenheim, 28, of Township Road 1090, Proctorville, pleaded not guilty to aggravated robbery. Bond was set at $75,000, and a pretrial was set for Feb. 19.

Tina McCloud, 47, of County Road 15, South Point, pleaded guilty to four counts of trafficking in drugs and one count of possession of drugs. Final sentencing was set for later this month.

Matthew Baker, 31, of County Road 1, South Point, admitted violating community control sanctions and was sentenced to 150 days in prison. He also was credited for 19 days already served.

Frank Shope, 52, of County Road 27, Pedro, pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of drugs and driving under the influence. He was placed on community control sanctions for four years, ordered to complete up to a six-month program at the STAR Community Justice Center in Franklin Furnace, Ohio, had his driver's license for six months and was fined $1,250.

Chester C. Daniels, 46, of County Road 55, Ironton, pleaded guilty to felony driving under the influence and a misdemeanor charge of driving on a suspended license. He received a suspended 17-month prison sentence. Daniels was fined $15,000, had his driver's license suspended for three years and was ordered to complete the program at STAR.

Shawn A. Miller, 28, of the 2600 block of South 4th St., Ironton, pleaded guilty to theft. Miller was placed on community control sanctions for four years, was ordered to complete the program at STAR and was ordered to pay $1,043.29 in restitution and court costs.

Ben Smith, 35, of the 900 block of North 2nd Street, Ironton, pleaded not guilty to illegal manufacture of drugs and possession of drug abuse instruments. Bond was set at $35,000, and a pretrial was set for Feb. 19.

John D. Waugh, 36, of Loris, S.C., pleaded guilty to illegal manufacture of drugs and possession of drugs. Bond was set at $35,000, and a pretrial was set for Feb. 19.

Jonathon Phillips. 24, of Olive Hill, Ky., pleaded not guilty to illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs and theft. Bond was set at $20,000, and a pretrial was set for Feb. 19.

Jack R. Cremeans, 29, of the 2600 block of South 5th Street, Ironton, pleaded not guilty to a theft charge. Bond was set at $10,000, and a pretrial was set for Feb. 19.

John M. Debelle, 29, of the 1000 block of S. 5th Street, Ironton, pleaded not guilty to violation of a protection order and domestic violence. Bond was set at $10,000, and a pretrial was set for Feb. 19.

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