A Lyons man was sentenced Monday, Feb. 29, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court:
•Zachary Tipton, 36; indicted Dec. 21, 2015, on two counts, theft; five counts, forgery; one count, misuse of credit cards. On or about Sept. 18-Nov. 16, 2015, he stole checks; on Sept. 18, 2015, he forged a signature on a check; on or about Aug. 18-Nov. 4, 2015, he used another’s credit card. Sentenced to three years community control; ordered to pay cost of prosecution, court-appointed attorney fees, $6,887.79 restitution to victim, complete the SEARCH program, stay out of bars-taverns, not to possess or consume alcohol or illegal substances, seek and maintain employment. Failure to comply could result in 24 months in prison.