7 years given to Subway robber
A Chesapeake man suspected of robbing a local Subway restaurant at gunpoint admitted to the crime Wednesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court.
Leroy Campbell, 29, of 1705b Township Road 170, pleaded guilty to a second-degree count of robbery. He also admitted to a community control sanctions violation.
Judge D. Scott Bowling sentenced the man to seven years in prison.
Campbell was arrested in July after being identified through surveillance video as the man who held Subways employees at gunpoint and demanded money.
In other cases:
• Ray Meredith, 41, of 4622 County Road 64, Willow Wood, pleaded guilty to a fourth-degree count of trafficking in drugs and a third-degree county of aggravated trafficking in drugs (oxycodone).
Judge Charles Cooper sentenced the man to a total of 48 months in prison, $7,500 in fines and a one-year driver’s license suspension.
• Cory Layne, 25, of 2007 N. Fourth St., Ironton, pleaded guilty to a third- and fifth-degree count of possession of drugs (oxycodone).
Cooper sentenced the man to 36 months in prison, $6,275 in fines and a one-year driver’s license suspension.
• Steven Vance 31, of 119 Blackburn Ave., Ashland, pleaded guilty to a fifth-degree count of forgery. Cooper ordered a presentence investigation and set sentencing for Oct. 1.
• Matthew McFarland, 21, address listed as Grandview Inn, was found incompetent to stand trial for a charge of aggravated robbery. Cooper ordered the man to complete treatment in the Summit Behavioral Healthcare center in Cincinnati.
• Scott Adkins, 51, of 13302 Lewis Galliagher Road, Dover, Fla., was arraigned on a second-degree count of burglary, to which he pleaded not guilty.
Bowling set bond at $20,000 cash or surety plus a $20,000 own-recognizance bond and GPS monitoring. A pretrial was set for Oct. 15.
• Deeanna Cornell, 34, of 20 Township Road 1227, Proctorville, was arraigned on two fifth-degree counts of receiving stolen property, to which she pleaded not guilty.
Bowling continued bond from a lower court and added a $10,000 OR bond. A pretrial was set for Oct. 1.
• Herman Dement, 35, of 3012 County Road 107, Chesapeake, was arraigned on a bill of information of fourth-degree domestic violence, to which he pleaded not guilty. Bowling set bond at $10,000 cash or surety and $20,000 OR. A pretrial was set for Oct. 1.
• Donald Dickess, 51, 151 Private Drive 350, South Point, pleaded guilty to a fourth-degree count of DUI. A fourth-degree count of improperly handling firearms in a vehicle was dismissed.
Bowling set sentencing for Oct. 1.
• Kimberly Fannin, 50, of 1222 Jackson Ave., Huntington, pleaded guilty to counts of fifth-degree possession of drugs and misdemeanor theft. Bowling set sentencing for Sept. 24.
• Bryson Gruber, 22, 112 County Road 105, Kitts Hill, pleaded guilty to a fourth-degree count of theft. Bowling sentenced the man to four years CCS under intensive supervised probation, STAR and 200 hours community service.
• Katey Hinton, 32, of 561 County Road 171, Scottown, pleaded guilty to two fourth-degree counts of complicity to trafficking in drugs. Bowling set sentencing for Sept. 24.
• Mary Nagle, 28, of 1062 Turkey Foot Road, Wheelersburg, was arraigned on three fifth-degree counts of theft, to which she pleaded not guilty. Bowling set bond at $20,000 OR and GPS and set a pretrial for Oct. 1.
• Shayla Perkins, 22, of 3341 State Route 243, was sentenced to four years CCS/ISP and 200 hours of community service for a fifth-degree count of forgery.