Chicago man sentenced for trafficking

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

Jimmy Pearson, 52, of Chicago, Ill., previously pleaded guilty to attempted trafficking in drugs. On Jan. 22, 2016, he attempted to transport promethazine-codeine syrup.

He was sentenced to 10 months in prison and ordered to pay all prosecution costs.

Jose Rodriguez, 43, of Archbold previously pleaded guilty to identity theft. On Aug. 20, 2016, he used personal identifying information of another without their consent.

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

James Miller, 35, of Wauseon previously pleaded guilty to attempted workers’ compensation fraud. Between March 27 and July 17, 2014, he attempted to defraud workers’ compensation benefits to which he was not entitled.

He was sentenced to one year of community control, and ordered to: pay prosecution costs; a a $100 fine; pay restitution of $6,657.16 to the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation; and serve 180 days at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, with all days suspended.

Failure to comply could result in 180 days in CCNO.