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Three Sentenced



Three people were sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Tuesday, Jan. 16.

All three were indicted during the Aug. 21, 2017 session of the Fulton County Grand Jury.

Two women– Jessica C. Fonseca, 41, and Trayca D. James, 23, both of Fayette– were each indicted on two counts of obstruction of justice. Both women entered guilty pleas to a single count of obstruction of justice.

Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said in a press release that between July 17 and Aug. 16, 2017, each woman aided another person in avoiding apprehension by police for a crime that person committed.

James was sentenced to eight days at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, with credit for time served.

She was also placed on one year of community control; was ordered to pay the cost of prosecution and court-appointed attorney fees, a $250 fine, and complete the courtbased Cognitive Behavior Program.

If she fails to comply with the conditions of her sentence, she could face up to six months in prison.

Fonseca was ordered held at CCNO until a bed is available at Serenity Haven, a residential treatment facility. She was ordered to complete treatment and comply with aftercare, pay the cost of prosecution and court-appointed attorney fees, not to consume or possess alcohol or illegal drugs; not to enter bars/taverns, and comply with an 11 pm to 6 am curfew.

Failure to comply with those conditions could result in an 11-month prison sentence.

Also sentenced:

•Matthew Zahner, 21, Delta; indicted on one count, illegal use of a minor in a nudity-oriented matter or performance; entered guilty plea to attempted illegal use of a minor in a nudity-oriented matter or performance; between Nov. 19, 2016 and May 29, 2017, he attempted to view a minor in a state of nudity; sentenced to one day at CCNO; placed on two years of community control; fined $300; ordered to have no contact with the victim, stay out of bars, taverns, not to possess or consume alcohol, complete 40 hours community service, complete dual-diagnosis assessment, comply with aftercare. Failure to comply could result in a 180-day jail sentence.



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