Swanton woman sentenced for drugs


The following individuals were sentenced recently by Judge James E. Barber in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, according to Prosecutor Scott Haselman.

Lesley Emahiser, 29, of Swanton previously pleaded guilty to aggravated possession of drugs. On Feb. 12, 2011, she possessed and used Oxycodone.

She was sentenced to one year of community control to be transferred to Virginia, and ordered to: pay prosecution costs and attorney fees; serve one day in the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, with credit for time served; be evaluated for drug treatment with successful completion of recommended treatment; and surrender her driver’s license for six months, with privileges for treatment, probation officer appointments, and employment.

Failure to comply could result in 11 months in prison.

James Geiger, 44, of Lakeview, Ind., previously pleaded guilty to theft. Between September and December of 2009, he gained access to a fire safe and stole money.

He was sentenced to eight months in prison and ordered to pay prosecution costs, counsel fees, and restitution.

James Black, 18, of Bryan previously pleaded guilty to breaking and entering and theft. On Jan. 27, 2015, he entered an unattached garage in Delta and stole a gas can.

He was sentenced to two years of community control, and ordered to: pay prosecution costs, court-appointed counsel fees, and $22 restitution to the victim; stay out of bars; not possess or consume alcohol or illegal drugs; abide by an 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew; obtain his GED; successfully complete the SEARCH rehabilitation program; and have no contact with other co-defendants.

Failure to comply could result in 11 months in prison.

Schuyler Winkler, 21, of Defiance, a co-defendant of Black, previously pleaded guilty to receiving stolen property, breaking and entering, and aggravated possession of drugs. On Jan. 27, 2015, he was caught driving a stolen vehicle with methamphetamine in his possession. He also broke into a garage and stole a gas can.

He was sentenced to 17 months in prison.