GREENVILLE — Two people were sentenced Monday in Darke County Common Pleas Court.
Audrey R. Archey, 25, of Arcanum, Ohio, already on community control sanctions after a fourth-degree felony conviction of theft from an elderly person, appeared in court to answer to charges of non-compliance filed by the Darke County Adult Probation Department.
Archey was accused of failing multiple drug tests, failure to complete rehab, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to pay court costs, and failure to complete community service hours. She also faces a first-degree misdemeanor charge in Municipal Court for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.
Darke County Prosecuting Attorney R. Kelly Ormsby recommended Archey be placed in the MonDay Program for drug addiction treatment. Archey’s defense attorney, Randall Breaden, recommended the same.
Common Pleas Court Judge Jonathan P. Hein agreed to continuation of her community control and placing her in the MonDay Program once a space becomes available. Archey was placed in the custody of court officers.
Matthew A. Saintignon, 40, of Greenville, Ohio, was sentenced to five years of community control after pleading guilty to a third-degree felony count of having a weapon under disability.
Saintignon was arrested December 30, 2016, by a Darke County Sheriff’s Deputy during a traffic stop. A drug dog detected the presence of drugs in the vehicle. Deputies seized a vial of fentanyl and a .357 revolver was found zip tied inside the engine compartment. Saintignon has served jail time in the past on a variety of misdemeanor and felony charges, thus prohibiting him from possessing weapons.
Ormsby said in exchange for his guilty plea, the prosecution would recommend a prison sentence but without specifying a term and drop a fifth-degree drug charge. Breaden, representing Saintignon, asked the court to instead impose community control sanctions and for his client to enter a drug treatment program.
In addition to community control, Judge Hein sentenced Saintignon to 72 days of jail credited and 100 hours of community service. In addition, he must pay court costs and receive drug treatment. If he fails to comply, he could be sentenced to two years in prison and three years of post-release control.
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