Probation for Crestine drug-trafficker

BUCYRUS — A Crestline woman was sentenced in Crawford County Common Pleas Court last week on drug-related charges.

Sheena M. Jarvis, 29, 110 Bauer Court, pleaded guilty to two counts of trafficking in drugs, both fifth-degree felonies, and was placed on five years of community control.

Judge Sean Leuthold also ordered Jarvis to pay a mandatory drug fine of $1,250. She must also successfully complete a drug and alcohol treatment program and forfeit all seized property to the Crestline Police Department.

A North Carolina man, who was one of three people arrested in Crawford County in a cigarette trafficking ring, pleaded guilty to trafficking in cigarettes with intent to avoid payment of tax, a fourth-degree felony.

Elijah B. McNeil, 28, was part of the trio that was in possession of 110 cartons of untaxed cigarettes. He was sentenced to six months in prison and ordered to forfeit property seized by the Ohio State Patrol to the Ohio Department of Taxation.

McNeil He received a six-month prison sentence while a second charge of possessing cigarettes not bearing stamps was dismissed. McNeil was also ordered to forfeit seized property to the Ohio Department of Taxation.

Laki D. Johnson, 22, New York, one of McNeil’s co-defendants, was also sentenced last week to six months in prison. A third defendant, Indigo McIntyre, is still awaiting the outcome of her case while being held at the Crawford County Justice Center.

A New Washington man was sentenced to nine months in prison after admitting to violating the terms of his probation.

Cody M. Urbine, 22, admitted that he failed to report to his probation officer and tested positive for THC on a recent drug screen.

Urbine pleaded guilty to theft, a fourth-degree felony, in October last year and was placed on community control.

Sheena Jarvis Jarvis

Elijah McNeil McNeil

Cody Urbine Urbine


Staff report