Briefly, Aug. 31

Fostoria man sentenced to prison

A Fostoria man was sentenced to prison during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom.

Kejuan L. Hayes, 30, entered written negotiated pleas of guilty to charges of aggravated trafficking in drugs, a fourth-degree felony, and possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony.

Shuff sentenced Hayes to 12 months in prison, with credit for time served, court records state.

Hayes must pay a $100 fine for Seneca County Drug Task Force — METRICH Enforcement Unit.

Fostoria woman sentenced to community control

A Fostoria woman was sentenced to community control during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom.

Keeona S. Settles, 25, pleaded guilty to a charge of permitting drug abuse, a fifth-degree felony.

Shuff sentenced her to three years of community control, according to court records.

Settles must complete a substance abuse rehabilitation assessment and treatment program, enter and complete any appropriate counseling program and undergo twice-monthly drug and/or alcohol urinalysis as directed by Adult Parole Authority, court records state.


Upper Sandusky man to serve community control

An Upper Sandusky man was sentenced to community control during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom.

Brandt K. Raymond, 29, pleaded guilty to a charge of aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony.

Shuff sentenced him to three years of community control.

Raymond must complete an intensive outpatient substance abuse rehabilitation treatment program, enter and complete any other appropriate counseling program and undergo weekly drug and/or alcohol urinalysis as directed by Adult Parole Authority, court records state.

Man’s community control continued

Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff found a man violated the terms of his community control.

Shuff continued community control for Benjamin M. Blausey, 31.

Blausey must complete the Volunteers of America Halfway House program, court records state.

He also must enter and complete any appropriate counseling as recommended by Volunteers of America or Adult Parole Authority and undergo weekly drug and/or alcohol urinalysis as directed by APA, they state.

Blausey had been convicted of a charge of failure to provide notice of residence address change, a fourth-degree felony, and was sentenced to 12 months in prison in December. He was granted judicial release in February, and his sentence was modified to three years of community control, court records state.

Fostoria man pleads guilty

A Fostoria man pleaded guilty to a charge during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom.

Dean A. Harmon, 54, entered a written negotiated plea of guilty to a charge of trafficking in cocaine, a fifth-degree court records state.

The case was referred for a pre-sentence investigation report.

Several indicted

Several people were indicted by a Seneca County grand jury.

John A. Benjamin, 24, was charged with illegal conveyance of drugs of abuse onto the grounds of a specified governmental facility, a third-degree felony.

He allegedly conveyed or attempted to convey Fentanyl onto the grounds of a detention facility, according to his indictment.

Jacob F. Kendrick, 21, of Fostoria, was charged with receiving stolen property, a fourth-degree felony.

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