Hearings were held recently in the Brown County Court of Common Please for a two men, both accused of violation of community control sanctions that were previously imposed.
On June 15, Matheau James Spencer was convicted of trafficking in drugs, a fifth-degree felony and placed on community control for a period of one year, which was subsequently extended an additional year. On that same date, Spencer appeared before Brown County Common Pleas Judge, Scott T. Gusweiler and waived hearing and admitted to the violations contained in the Probation Department report.
Spencer was ordered to serve 135 days in the Brown County Adult Detention Center and community control was terminated.
On the same date, a hearing was held for Michael Vonderbrink who was convicted of (as amended), attempt (corrupting another with drugs), a third-degree felony. Vonderbrink was placed on community control for a period of two years. On that same date, Vonderbrink appeared before Gusweiler, waived a hearing and admitted to the violations contained in the Probation Department report.
Vonderbrink was ordered to enter and successfully complete the STAR Program plus any aftercare that can include transitional living. Vonderbrink’s community control is extended for one year.