Mayor with his attorney David E. Stenson.

Five appear in common pleas court

GREENVILLE—Five people appeared in Darke County Common Pleas Court on Monday. Judge Jonathan P. Hein presided.

Keaston J. Jones, of Union City, Ind., pleaded guilty to count one of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor or corruption of a minor, a fourth-degree felony. As a part of the plea, counts two and three of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor or corruption of a minor, both fourth-degree felonies, were dismissed. He must register as a sex offender, and will be sentenced on Monday, Sept. 12.

Adam B. Duncan, 34, of Greenville, pleaded guilty to counts one and two of assault on a peace officer, both first-degree misdemeanors, count counts four and five of assault, both first-degree misdemeanors and count six of resisting arrest, a second-degree misdemeanor. As a part of the plea, counts one and two were amended from fourth-degree felonies, to first-degree misdemeanors, and count three of assault on a peace officer, a fourth-degree felony, was dismissed. He will be sentenced on Monday, Sept. 19.

Bobby S. Hicks, 30, of Greenville, was sentenced to community control for a period of up to 19 days in jail with 19 days credit, and 60 months on count one of possession of methamphetamine, a fifth-degree felony, and count two of possession of fentanyl, a fifth-degree felony. Hicks previously pled guilty to counts one and two, with count three of possession of methamphetamine, a fifth-degree felony, being dismissed.

Jason E. Landers, 47, of Lynn, Ind. was sentenced to two to three years incarceration on one count of aggravated possession of drugs (methamphetamine), a second-degree felony. Landers previously pled guilty to the sole count. The mandatory minimum fine of $7,500 was waived due to indigence. Upon his release, he will face 18 to 36 months of mandatory post-release control.

Kenny R. Mayor, 28, of Greenville, was sentenced to two to three years incarceration, with 60 days credit, on one count of pandering obscenity, a second-degree felony. Mayor previously pled guilty to the sole count, and subsequently registered as a sex offender. Upon his release, he will face 18 to 36 months of mandatory post-release control.

Darke County Common Pleas Court hearings are available to stream on YouTube at: https://tinyurl.com/commonpleas.

Abigail Miller / Editor

Abigail Miller is a Greenville native, Kent State graduate, writer, crocheter, shopaholic and friend. Contact Darke County Now Reporter Abigail Miller at amiller@darkecountynow.com.

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