Delta man sentenced for trafficking


The following individuals were sentenced recently by Judge James E. Barber in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, according to Prosecutor Scott Haselman.

Dean Harkins, 19, of Swanton previously pleaded guilty to an amended charge of attempted receiving stolen property. On July 16, 2014, he attempted to have a stolen motor vehicle in his possession.

He was sentenced to six months in prison.

Ashley Smith, 27, of Swanton, previously pleaded guilty to receiving stolen property. On Nov. 15, 2014, she had in her possession a stolen credit card.

She was sentenced to six months in the Ohio Reformatory for Women in Marysville, Ohio, and ordered to: pay prosecution costs and court-appointed counsel costs;

The prison term will be served consecutively with an 11-month term previously imposed upon her.

Daniel A. Shaffer, 34, previously pleaded guilty to trafficking in heroin. On or about March 11, 2014, to April 1, 2014, he sold or offered to sell heroin.

He was sentenced to 18 months in prison, and ordered to: pay any fees, all prosecution costs, and court-appointed counsel fees; make restitution in the amount of $880 to the Multi Area Narcotics Task Force, payable through the Fulton County Clerk of Courts; and surrender his driver’s license for one year.