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Local Man Sentenced

Brandon Rivera, 28, rural Archbold, was sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Friday, Dec. 21, on a charge of possession of heroin.

Rivera was indicted Sept. 17 on the charge. He entered a guilty plea at his sentencing hearing.

In a press release, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said Rivera possessed heroin on Jan. 31.

Rivera was sentenced to three years community control. He was ordered to be held at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio until bed space is available at The Renewal Center. He is to complete the program and recommended aftercare.

He was ordered to pay court costs, stay out of bars/ taverns, not to possess or consume alcohol, abide by an 11 pm-6 am curfew, be assessed by Recovery Services of Northwest Ohio for dual diagnosis and complete recommended treatment and aftercare, and to complete the drug court program. Failure to comply with the conditions of his sentence could result in a six-month prison sentence.

A Wauseon man was sentenced Wednesday, Sept. 19:

Jacob Olson, 27; indicted June 18 on one count each, possession of heroin, tampering with evidence; indicted Aug. 20 on four counts, trafficking in heroin, one count, aggravated trafficking in drugs; entered guilty plea to possession of heroin, two counts, trafficking in heroin, and aggravated trafficking in drugs; on or about Nov. 29, 2017, he possessed heroin; on or about Nov. 6, 10, and 29, 2017, sold or offered to sell heroin; and methamphetamine, respectively; sentenced to 45 months in prison; ordered to pay fees, courtappointed attorney fees, all prosecution costs.

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