Three arraigned in court


By Abigail Miller - DarkeCountyMedia.com



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GREENVILLE —Three people were arraigned in Darke County Common Pleas Court on Thursday afternoon. Judge Jonathan P. Hein presided.

Adrian Rodriguez, of Dayton, was arraigned on two counts of vehicular assault, a fourth-degree felony. If convicted, he faces up to 18 months in prison and a $5,000 fine on each count, none of which are mandatory. Rodriguez pleaded not guilty and retained Kyle Lennen as his counsel. He was released on his own recognizance with his next appearance scheduled for June 25.

Bruce Bennett, 62, of Greenville, was arraigned on one count of improperly handling a firearm in a motor vehicle, a fifth-degree felony, driving under the influence, a first-degree misdemeanor and driving under a suspended license, a first-degree misdemeanor. If convicted, he faces up to 12 months in prison and a $2,500 fine for count one of improperly handling a firearm in a motor vehicle, 10 to 180 days in jail, a minimum $375 fine and a license suspension of one to five years on count two of driving under the influence and up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine on count three of driving under a suspended license. Bennett pleaded not guilty and was appointed public defender Nicole Pohlman. He was released on his own recognizance with his next appearance scheduled for June 24.

Matthew Sullenbarger, 32, of Piqua, was arraigned on one count of possession of fentanyl, a fifth-degree felony and one count of possession of tramadol, a first-degree misdemeanor. If convicted, he faces up one year in prison and a $2,500 fine for count one of possession of fentanyl and up to six months in prison and a $1,000 fine for count two of possession of tramadol. Sullenbarger pleaded not guilty and was appointed public defender Alex Pendl. He was released on his own recognizance with his next appearance scheduled for June 10.

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By Abigail Miller

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