A Hillsboro woman was sentenced in Highland County Common Pleas Court to community control on a possession charge.
Alissa Young, 38, was sentenced to three years of community control on one count of aggravated possession of methamphetamine, a fifth-degree felony. Young was also accepted into the New Way to Recovery Drug Court Docket. Court records stated that if Young violates any of the community control or drug court docket sanctions, she would be given a sentence of 12 months and ordered to pay a fine of $2,500.
According to court documents, on June 10, 2022, an officer was approached by a subject at Holtfield Station who said there was a white Ford Ranger in front of the business with someone who looked to be passed out in the driver’s seat. The officer initiated contact with the subject inside the vehicle, who identified herself as Young. The officer saw that she was in and out of sleep and couldn’t stay awake. She admitted that she took Neurontin and had “several” other prescription medications.
The officer requested that Young exit the vehicle for a field sobriety test. She asked if she could grab a bandana from the car. The officer took her to the vehicle and saw a glass pipe with burnt residue “commonly used to smoke methamphetamine” in plain view between the driver’s seat and center console. The officer escorted Young away, continued the field sobriety test, and arrested her for having physical control of a vehicle while under the influence.
The officer asked Young if there was anything else inside the vehicle and Young said, “she did not think so.” The officer found a multi-color coin purse inside of another purse close to the center console that held a glass jar containing a crystal-like substance, a plastic jar holding a crystal-like substance, two cut straws and a marijuana pipe. The officer advised Young of her Miranda Rights, according to court records.
The officer also asked her why she didn’t tell officers about the meth inside the vehicle with Young responding that she was tired and not thinking about it. The vehicle was towed from the scene.
The possible narcotics found inside the vehicle were submitted to BCI for analysis. The crystal substance inside the glass jar and the plastic jar were found to contain meth.
In other sentencings, Dallas Tolle, 26, no listed address, was sentenced on one count of assault on a peace officer, a fourth-degree felony. Court records stated that Tolle was ordered to serve 45 days in the Highland County Jail and must successfully complete Substance Use Disorder residential treatment and aftercare. If Tolle violates any of the community control sanctions, he would be given a sentence of between six and 18 months and ordered to pay a fine of $5,000.
According to court documents, on or around Oct. 23, 2022, Tolle caused cause physical harm to a patrol officer while in the commission of their official duties.
Alicia Mount, 46, Winchester, was sentenced to three years of community control on one count of grand theft, a fourth-degree felony.
Court records stated that Mount was ordered to serve 20 days in Highland County Jail. If she violates any of the community control sanctions, she would be given a sentence of between six and 18 months and ordered to pay a fine of $5,000.
According to court documents, on or around Jan. 1, 2019, and continuing through Dec. 1, 2022, Mount deprived the owner of $12,490.
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