Two sentenced in Brown County common pleas court

Two people were recently sentenced in Brown County Common Pleas Court.

Christopher Cropper
On June 30, a 3 Count indictment was filed against Christopher Douglas Cropper, in Case No. 2016-2145.
The indictment charged Count 1, Theft of Drugs, a felony of the 4th degree, having a maximum penalty of 18 months in prison and a fine of $5,000.00; Count 2, Aggravated Possession of Drugs, and Count 3, Possession of Drugs, both felonies of the 5th degree, having a maximum penalty of 12 months in prison and a $2500.00 fine.  On October 20, Defendant entered a plea of guilty to Count 1 before Brown County Common Pleas Judge Scott T. Gusweiler.
On that same date, Judge Gusweiler sentenced Mr. Cropper to 2 years of community control sanctions, subject to the intensive supervision and control of the Adult Probation Department, and take medications only as prescribed and agreed to by the Adult Probation Department. Counts 2 & 3 are dismissed.

Heather Johnson
On October 19, a hearing was held for Violation of Community Control Sanction that was previously imposed on December 9, 2015, against Defendant, Heather M. Johnson, in Case No. 2015-2274.
The Defendant has been convicted of Illegal Assembly or Possession of Chemicals for the Manufacture of Drugs, a felony of the 3rd degree, having a maximum penalty of 36 months in prison and a fine of $10,000.00.
Defendant was placed on community control for a period of 2 years, which was subsequently extended an additional 1 year, ending December 9, 2018.  Defendant was notified at that time that a violation of community control could result in prison for 24 months. On that same date Defendant appeared before Brown County Common Pleas Judge Scott T. Gusweiler.   Defendant waived hearing and admitted to the violations contained in the Probation Department Report.
On that same date Judge Gusweiler sentenced Ms. Johnson to serve 24 months in the Ohio Department of Corrections.