Sentencings in Common Pleas Court


By Ashley Bunton - [email protected]



Three people appeared for sentencing Monday in the Fayette County Court of Common Pleas.

– Misty M. Carver, 32, of Washington C.H., was sentenced to five years of community control, ordered to complete counseling at Scioto Paint Valley Mental Health Center, may not possess or handle a firearm, and was ordered to pay the costs for prosecution.

Carver was indicted in August of 2015 on nine felony charges, including three counts of complicity to attempted aggravated murder, improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle, and complicity to improperly discharge a firearm at or into a habitation. Carver was arrested Aug. 21, 2015 after she was identified as being a passenger in a drive-by shooting on a house on Linden Ave. where people were sleeping, including an 8-year-old child. The driver of the car, Antonio Burrell, 39, said the neighbors wanted to play hard so he showed them hard, reports said. Burrell is serving a 17-year prison sentence at the Correctional Reception Center in Orient, Ohio, for attempted aggravated murder, discharging a firearm into a habitation, improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle, and having a weapon under disability. According to records, Burrell has filed a motion to appeal.

– Damon K. Reynolds, 51, of Columbus, Ohio was sentenced to two years community control and ordered to continue treatment at Fayette Recovery for violation of a protection order. He was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $196 to the victim for the costs of prosecution.

Reynolds was arrested April 26, 2015, when he made contact with the woman who had a protection order against him. The woman reported Reynolds stopped by and knocked on her door and said he just wanted to say hi and didn’t mean any harm. The woman said she didn’t talk to him and called the police. Reynolds had previously plead guilty in the Washington C.H. Municipal Court for violating a protection order.

– Brad Mendenhall, 36, was sentenced to six months in prison for non-support of dependents. Mendenhall didn’t make all of his support payments between 2013 and 2015 and owed $2,946.46 for a 11.48 month time period for one dependent. In total it was recorded that his actual arrearage of non-support as of Oct. 31, 2015 is $11,514.39.

Mendenhall was incarcerated July 20 for a prison term of five years and eight months in the Correctional Reception Center in Orient, Ohio on charges of robbery, forgery, and criminal possession of tools for a case in Franklin County. It was ordered that Mendenhall will serve his six-month prison sentence for non-support consecutively to his present term of incarceration.

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By Ashley Bunton

[email protected]

Reach Ashley at the Record-Herald (740) 313-0355 or on Twitter @ashbunton

Reach Ashley at the Record-Herald (740) 313-0355 or on Twitter @ashbunton

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