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Three Sentenced

Three men were sentenced recently in Fulton County Common Pleas Court:

Robert D. Sweet, 30, rural Delta; indicted Jan. 13 on 10 counts each, pandering sexually-oriented matter involving a minor or impaired person, illegal use of a minor or impaired person in a nudity-oriented material or performance; entered guilty plea April 9 to five counts, pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor; he did knowingly solicit, receive, purchase, exchange, possess or control materials that showed a minor participating or engaging in sexual activity; sentenced Thursday, June 11, to four years community control; to be held at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio until a bed opens in the SEARCH Program, Bowling Green, complete SEARCH, plus all recommended after care; ordered to complete Sexual Offender Treatment Program with the Center for Child and Family Advocacy, pay cost of prosecution and court-appointed attorney, stay out of bars-taverns, not to possess or consume alcohol; abide by 11 pm to 6 am curfew, have no electronic devices with internet or photo capabilities, to have no sexually explicit materials, and to have no unsupervised contact with any child under age 18, and to have no relationship with any person who has minor children without the approval of the probation officer; found to be a Tier II sex offender, must register address with county sheriff in person every 180 days for 25 years. Failure to comply could result in 17-month prison sentence on each of the five counts, to be served concurrently, for total prison term of 17 months.

•John H. Beach, 25, Fayette; indicted Feb. 10 on one count, domestic violence, a felony of the third degree; entered guilty plea April 21 to amended charge, domestic violence, a felony of the fourth degree; on or about Jan. 17, allegedly caused or attempted to cause physical harm to a family or household member; sentenced Thursday, June 11, to 17 months in prison; ordered to pay fees, court-appointed attorney fees and all prosecution costs.

•Gary L. Hollstein, Jr., 46, Toledo; indicted Aug. 19, 2019, on one count each, identity fraud, forgery; entered guilty plea April 14 to one count, identity fraud; used the personal identifying information of another person with purpose to represent the other person’s information as his own; sentenced to 30 days at CCNO; placed on one year community control; ordered to complete Fulton County Cognitive Behavioral Treatment Program, not to enter bars/taverns, comply with an 11 pm-6 am curfew, pay prosecution costs, and provide proof of a high school diploma or GED. Failure to abide by conditions could result in eight-month jail sentence.