Metamora 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.

Ronald L. Beals Jr., 34, of Metamora previously pleaded guilty to trafficking in drugs and permitting drug abuse. On or about Aug. 4, 2014, to Aug. 7, 2014, and Aug. 12, 2014, he sold or offered to Alprazolam and permitted his home to be used for the commission of a felony drug abuse offense.

He was sentenced to two years of community control, and ordered to: serve three days in the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, pay prosecution costs and counsel fees; pay restitution in the amount of $577 to the Multi Area Narcotics Task Force; not consume or possess alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs; not enter bars; obtain a GED; successfully complete drug treatment at the SEARCH rehabilitation program in Bowling Green; report to the SEARCH program on April 11, 2016, at 8 a.m.; abide by an 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew; and surrender his driver’s license for six months, with occupational driving privileges.

Failure to comply could result in 14 months in prison.

Michael Rettig, 46, of Wauseon previously pleaded guilty to trafficking in marijuana. On July 8, 2014, he sold marijuana.

He was sentenced to three years of community control, and ordered to: pay prosecution costs; stay out of bars; not possess or consume alcohol or illegal substances; serve 10 days in CCNO with credit for two days served; seek and maintain employment; successfully complete outpatient drug treatment; and surrender his driver’s license for six months, with driving privileges for attorney appointments, probation officer, medical appointments, and drug treatment.

Failure to comply could result in 11 months in prison.

Michael Hinton, 27, of Fayette previously pleaded guilty to attempted grand theft. On or about March 20, 2015, Aug. 25, 2015, he attempted to steal firearms.

He was sentenced to two years of community control, and ordered to: pay prosecution costs and counsel fees; pay restitution of $358.23 to the victims; stay out of bars; not possess or consume alcohol or illegal drugs; abide by an 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew; seek and maintain employment; and successfully complete the SEARCH rehabilitation program in Bowling Green.

Failure to comply could result in 14 months in prison.

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