Burk sentenced in court


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Brian Burk, at left, appeared in court in November with his attorney, Matthew J. Pierron, to enter a guilty plea to a charge of attempted vehicular assault. He was sentenced Monday to community control sanctions and restricted driving.


GREENVILLE — The Ansonia man who pleaded guilty in November to attempted vehicular assault was sentenced to community control in Darke County Common Pleas Court Monday.

Brian D. Burk, 54, of Ansonia, had been originally charged with two counts of felonious assault,but he entered a plea of guilty to an amended charge of two counts of attempted vehicular assault, felonies of the fifth degree. The state dismissed a third count.

The amended charge carries a maximum of 12 months in prison and $2,500 in fines per count, plus a mandatory license suspension of one to five years. Both the prosecution and defense recommended a presentence investigation for the defendant, who has no criminal record, and both requested driving privileges be granted.

Burk was sentenced to community control sanctions for up to 24 months. He was sentenced to two days in jail, with two days credit for time served; pay court costs within 12 months; complete 75 hours of community service work. His driver’s license also was suspended for one year, with driving privileges granted for work and legal matters.

Also scheduled to be sentenced in Darke County Common Pleas Court this week are David K. Shepherd on a charge of vandalism and Shane J. Perreira on two counts of breaking and entering.

Shepherd faces a maximum of 12 months incarceration and $2,500 fines on the fifth-degree felony vandalism charge.

Perreira faces a maximum sentence of 12 months and $2,500 on each of the two counts, which also are fifth-degree felonies.

Brian Burk, at left, appeared in court in November with his attorney, Matthew J. Pierron, to enter a guilty plea to a charge of attempted vehicular assault. He was sentenced Monday to community control sanctions and restricted driving.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2015/12/web1_printburkcourt.jpgBrian Burk, at left, appeared in court in November with his attorney, Matthew J. Pierron, to enter a guilty plea to a charge of attempted vehicular assault. He was sentenced Monday to community control sanctions and restricted driving.

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