Man sentenced for grand theft


A Swanton man was sentenced on July 1 in the Fulton County Common Pleas Court ,according to county prosecutor Scott A. Haselman.

Justin Laycock, 22, of 4372 County Road 1-2, previously pleaded guilty to Grand Theft of a Motor Vehicle. On April 15, 2015 he stole a pickup truck.

Judge James E. Barber sentenced Laycock to two years of community control and ordered him to pay restitution to the victimm of $159, pay restltution of $101.50 to CCNO, abide by an 11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. curfew, stay out of bars/taverns, not possess or consume alcohol, pay a fine of $250, and successfully complete the SEARCH Program.

Failure to comply could result in Laycock spending 14 months in prison.

Also Michael Coopman Jr., 30, Moraine, Ohio pled no contest and was found guilty of obstructing official business. Visiting Judge Joseph Schmenk of Defiance County Common Pleas sentenced Coopman to pay court costs and a fine of $750.