Delta man sentenced for firearm violation

Staff Report

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

Austin Head, 20, of Delta previously pleaded guilty to attempted improperly handling a firearm in a motor vehicle. On April 5, 2016, he attempted to transport a firearm.

He was sentenced to two years of community control, and ordered to: pay prosecution costs; stay out of bars; not possess or consume alcohol; serve 88 days in the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, with credit for time served; obtain a GED; seek and maintain employment; be evaluated for dual diagnosis treatment and successfully complete any recommendations.

Failure to comply could result in seven months in prison.

William Hawes Jr., 40, of Toledo pleaded guilty to possession of heroin.

He was sentenced to nine months in prison, and ordered to pay any fees, all prosecution costs, and court-appointed counsel fees. His driver’s license was suspended for six months.

Staff Report