Briefly, Oct. 17

Man sentenced to prison

A Tiffin man was sentenced to prison during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom.

Dustin L. Blankenship, 28, admitted he violated the terms of his community control, court records state.

Kelbley sentenced him to 18 months in prison, with credit for 155 days served, they state.

Blankenship had pleaded guilty to charges of illegal conveyance of drugs of abuse onto grounds of a detention facility, a third-degree felony, and theft, a first-degree misdemeanor, in 2016.

Man sentenced to community control

A man was sentenced to community control during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom.

Justin M. Vaughn 27, entered a written plea of guilty to a charge of aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony.

Kelbley sentenced him to three years of community control, subject to the intensive supervision and control of Seneca County’s drug intensive probation officer, court records state.

Vaughn must complete all recommended programs by Participating in the Victory of Transition program.

He also must be evaluated and complete a substance abuse rehabilitation program through Rigel Recovery Services and undergo a minimum of weekly random drug and/or alcohol urinalysis as directed, court records state.

Woman indicted

A Tiffin woman was indicted by a Seneca County grand jury.

Jacqlyn P. Davis, 38, was charged with forgery, a fourth-degree felony, and receiving stolen property, a fifth-degree felony, according to Tiffin Police Department records.

MCL to host traveling shark cart

SYCAMORE — Mohawk Community Library is to host Newport Aquarium’s Wave Foundation traveling shark cart at 2 p.m. Saturday.

The traveling shark cart dispels common misconceptions about sharks and allows those in attendance up-close interaction.

In addition to the live sharks, several animal artifacts will be used during the presentation, including shark jaws, a can of shark fin soup, shark eggs and other related items.

For more information, call (419) 927-2407.

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