Ironton man gets four years in prison for aiding burglary

Published 12:49 am Sunday, August 26, 2012

An Ironton man was sentenced for second-degree complicity to burglary Wednesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court.

Jonathon Harmon, 29, of 311 Township Road 102, previously pleaded guilty to the charge through his attorney, Warren Morford.

Judge Charles Cooper sentenced Harmon to four years in prison.

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In another case, charges were amended for Jarod McKnight, 18, of 4459 Melissa Road, Barboursville, W.Va.

McKnight was previously charged with second-degree burglary but the charge was lowered to a third-degree felony.

McKnight pleaded guilty through his attorney, Mike Gleichauf.

Cooper sentenced the man to four years community controlled sanctions under intensive supervised probation. Cooper also ordered McKnight to complete the STAR Community Justice Center program and pay $900 in restitution. If McKnight fails to comply with his CCS, he would be sent to prison for three years.

In other cases:

• Bond was modified for Amber Craft, who failed to show up to a pretrial hearing earlier this month.

Craft, 26, of 2448 County Road 56, Ironton, was arrested on a bench warrant and appeared in court Wednesday.

Cooper increased her bond to $25,000 cash or surety and $25,000 own-recognizance.

Craft is charged with third-degree attempted trafficking in drugs and tampering with evidence, one felony and misdemeanor count of possession of drugs and fourth-degree trafficking in drugs.

• William Wilburn, 37, of 342 County Road 51, Pedro, pleaded guilty to four counts of criminal non-support. Two additional counts were dismissed.

Cooper scheduled sentencing for Sept. 12.

• Brent Goody, 33, of 38 Township Road 203W, Ironton, denied a community controlled sanctions violation.

Cooper set a trial for Sept. 5.

• Sharissa Snyder, 25, of 2625 S. Fourth St., Ironton, denied CCS violations.

Cooper scheduled a trial for Aug. 29.