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UPDATE: Getaway driver pleads guilty



Prosecutors are recommending local jail time and community control sanctions for a defendant who pleaded guilty Monday before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark S. O’Connor to charges involving trespassing and theft.

Scottie McMillen, 20, of Belle Center, pleaded guilty to criminal trespassing, a fourth-degree misdemeanor, and complicity to grand theft, a third-degree felony.

The defendant was an accomplice to a June 21 theft from a residence at 12119 County Road 87, Lakeview, of a video game console and multiple guns. Mr. McMillen drove suspects to and from the crime scene, Chief Assistant Prosecutor Eric Stewart said, but did not enter the residence.

Following the theft, the stolen items were taken to Dayton and sold, Mr. Stewart said. Mr. McMillen reportedly was given $20 for his role. 

Others pleading guilty:

Jennifer Gillman, 34, of Hatfield Ky.: attempted theft of a firearm and theft; and Johnathan Hocking, 29, of Schneider, Ind.: two counts of carring a concealed weapon. Presentence investigations were ordered and sentencing is March 4.


Robert Price, 39, of Lakeview: four years in prison. A jury previously found him guilty of trafficking in drugs. He also pleaded guilty to having a weapon under disability.

Tyrone Coleman, 34, of Bellefontaine: five years' community control and ordered to pay court costs and attorney fees for non-support of dependents; and

Lisa Miller, 36, of Marion: 78 days in Logan County Jail, two years' community control and ordered to pay restitution, court costs and attorney fees for theft.

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