Lamb sentenced for fraud


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

Desteny Lamb, 23, of Maumee previously pleaded guilty to insurance fraud. Between Jan. 3 and April 30 of 2015 she made false statements in support of an insurance claim, and with purpose to facilitate the commission of a theft offense, and the values of the false claim and of property stolen was $1,000 or more but less than $7,500.

She was sentenced to two years of community control, and ordered to: complete a theft intervention class; serve seven days in the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio; and pay restitution of $6,500 joint and severally with a co-defendant to Nationwide Insurance.

Failure to comply could result in seven months in prison.

Lamb’s husband, Rick Lamb Jr., was sentenced last December to six years in prison after being convicted by a jury on related arson and insurance fraud charges regarding a fire at a home the couple was renting in Lyons in 2015.

Michael J. Capitano, 29, of Sweet Valley, Pa., previously pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana. On or about March 4, 2017, he possessed marijuana.

He was sentenced to one year of community control, and ordered to: serve 17 days in CCNO, with credit for time served; pay prosecution costs; pay a $250 fine; and be assessed by a drug/alcohol treatment facility and successfully complete any recommended treatment.

Failure to comply could result in seven months in prison.

Matthew R. Keiffer, 39, of Toledo previously pleaded guilty to attempted aggravated possession of drugs. On or about Nov. 9, 2016, he attempted to possess a synthetic cannabinoid.

He was sentenced to two years of community control, and ordered to: serve 14 days in the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio; pay prosecution costs; pay a $500 fine; and be assessed by a drug treatment facility and comply with any recommended treatment.