Sex offender sentenced


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

Juan Gonzalez, 21, of Toledo previously pleaded guilty to importuning. On or about Jan. 26, 2015, he solicited another to engage in sexual conduct when the other person was age 13 or older but under age 16.

He was sentenced to two years of community control, and ordered to: pay prosecution costs and counsel fees; obtain a GED; be assessed and successfully complete a sex offender treatment program; comply with Tier I reporting requirements; abide by an 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew; have no contact with the victim; have no unsupervised contact with minors; not possess a cell phone with a camera; not consume or possess alcoholic beverages; and not enter bars.

Gonzalez served 104 days in jail. He has been designated a Tier I sex offender, which requires annual in-person address verification and registration for 15 years with the sheriff of all counties in which he resides.

Failure to comply could result in 11 months in prison.

Michael Stover, 35, previously pleaded guilty to attempted illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs. On March 29, 2015, he attempted to purchase items for the manufacture of drugs.

He was sentenced to three years of community control,and ordered to: not possess or consume alcohol; stay out of bars; abide by an 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew; seek and maintain employment; successfully complete the SEARCH rehabilitation program in Bowling Green, and all aftercare; surrender his driver’s license for one year, with driving privileges for probation appointments, counseling, and church; and not enter Walmart or Chief Supermarket.

Failure to comply could result in 17 months in prison.