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Beloit man gets 6 month sentence for possession

LISBON — Ronald L. Handy, 46, Fifth Street, Beloit, was sentenced in Common Pleas Court to six months incarceration for charges of six counts of possession of drugs, a charge of carrying a concealed weapon and a possession of drug paraphernalia charge. On Aug. 23, 2016, Handy had traces of cocaine on a metal crack pipe and brass knuckles found during a traffic stop with the assistance of K-9 Simon. On Sept. 7, 2016, handy was caught with a knife with both cocaine and heroin residue on it, a pipe with traces of cocaine, a digital scale containing heroin, cocaine and tetrahydrocannabinol residue and one clonazepam tablet. Finally, on July 9, 2017, Handy had a silver crack pipe with cocaine residue sticking out of his right front pocket during a traffic stop.

Michael D. Conrad, 41, pleaded guilty to receiving stolen property and was immediately sentenced to 25 days in jail. He was then credited with 25 days previously served in the case, which stems from a 1996 incident involving him being found with various property on April 15, 1996 — a 1990 Pontiac belonging to Victoria and Timothy Cassell; an American Semi Conductor computer belonging to Robert Hupp Sr.,; a brown leather wallet with a deer engraved on it containing credit cards belonging to Gayle F. Harris Jr.; a flashlight and two pocket calculators belonging to Belinda Harris; an air compressor belonging to Frederick Schwartz; miscellaneous hand tools, a laptop computer, an AT&T wireless telephone set, a Sprint telephone control unit and miscellaneous power supplies belonging to AT&T Company/Lucent Technologies.

Nicole R. Thompson, 42, Sherman Street, Lisbon, was found eligible for intervention in lieu of conviction, pleaded guilty to aggravated possession of drugs and was placed on a three-year intervention treatment program. On Dec. 12, 2017, Thompson had amphetamines.

William C. Jackson, 26, Pittsburgh, Pa., was placed on three years community control for possession of drugs with a forfeiture specification. On April 2, 2018, Jackson had less than five grams of cocaine and $700 believed involved in commission of a drug-related offense.

Jessie G. Barcus, 22, Annesley Road, East Liverpool, was found eligible for intervention in lieu of conviction, pleaded guilty to possession of drugs and was placed on a four-year intervention treatment plan. On May 6, 2018, Barcus had .10 grams of cocaine.

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