Men sentenced on drug charges


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

Jad Sweidan, 69, of Lyons previously pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana, having weapons while under disability, attempted possession of cocaine, and aggravated trafficking in drugs. On Nov. 15, 2015, he possessed marijuana and attempted to possess cocaine, and he had a firearm in his possession while having been placed under disability due to a prior conviction. Between March 9, 2016, and Nov. 8, 2016, he sold synthetic cannabinoid.

He was sentenced to 36 months in prison for possession of marijuana; 24 months in prison for having weapons while under disability; 12 months in prison for attempted possession of cocaine; and 12 months in prison for aggravated trafficking of drugs. All sentences will be served concurrently, for a total prison term of 36 months.

His real property at 11484 U.S. 20 in Lyons, along with cash in the amount of $56,280, was ordered forfeited to the state. He was ordered to pay prosecution costs.

Andrew Parsons, 29, of Milwaukie, Ore., previously pleaded guilty to trafficking in marijuana. On or about May 11, 2017, he prepared for shipment or transported marijuana for distribution.

He was sentenced to 125 days of community control, to be served at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio with credit for time served. He was also ordered to pay prosecution and court-appointed attorney costs.

Failure to comply could result in six months in prison.

Dustin Palmer, 26, of Wayland, Iowa, previously pleaded guilty to possession of hashish. On April 10, 2017, he possessed hashish, and the amount of the drug equaled or exceeded 10 grams but less than 50 grams.

He was sentenced to one year of community control and ordered to pay prosecution and court-appointed counsel costs.

Failure to comply could result in six months in prison.

Tomaso Fashbaugh, 26, of Mobile, Ala., pleaded guilty to attempted felonioius assault. On July 7, 2017, he attempted to cause physical harm to another by means of a deadly weapon.

He was sentenced to 18 months in prison, and ordered to pay prosecution and court-appointed counsel costs.