Woman sentenced for theft


A Swanton woman has been sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court for stealing a laptop from an elderly person.

Briana Siler, 19, had previously pleaded guilty to theft from a person in a protected class. She committed the theft on May 28.

She was sentenced by Judge James E. Barber to three years of communty control, and ordered to: pay prosecution costs; successfully complete drug treatment at Devlac Hall; pay restitution of $109; stay out of bars; not possess or consume alcohol; serve 40 days in the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, with credit for all time served; seek and maintain employment; and obtain her GED.

Failure to comply coud result in 11 months in prison.