Judge Luann Cooperrider

A 17-year old Thornville girl charged with being unruly was ordered to pay court costs, attend counseling, complete the Choices program and she was placed in the youth and family services program. Her drivers license was suspended until she turns 18.

A 15-year old Junction City boy charged with underage consumption was fined $150 and court costs, he will be unable to obtain his drivers license until he turns 17. The boy must complete the Choices program and he was placed on intensive probation. Family drug program was ordered.

A 13-year old Corning boy charged with being unruly was ordered to pay court costs, attend counseling, placed at the ALPHA school program, and placed on intensive probation.

A 17-year old Corning boy charged with violating his probation was ordered to pay court costs and was placed in residential drug treatment for six months.

A 14-year old Junction City girl charged with violating her probation was ordered to pay court costs, attend counseling, placed in detention for three days, and placed in the youth family drug counseling program.

A 17-year old Mount Perry boy charged with assault was ordered to pay court costs, attend counseling, and write a letter of apology. His drivers license was suspended until he turns 18. The boy must complete the Choices program, placed in detention for ten days, and he was placed on intensive probation.

A 17-year old Glenford boy charged with failure to attend school was ordered to pay court costs, placed at the ALPHA school program, placed in detention for seven days, and was placed in the bootcamp for new dads program. His drivers license was suspended until he shows his grade card to the judge.

A 16-year old Crooksville girl charged with being unruly was ordered to pay court costs, attend counseling, must attend the Tobacco Education Group and the student intervention program, and her drivers license was suspended until all programs are completed.

A 12-year old Somerset girl charged with disorderly conduct was ordered to pay court costs, complete 20 hours of community service, write a letter of apology, and placed at the ALPHA school program.

A 15-year old New Lexington boy charged with violating his probation was ordered to pay court costs, attend counseling, and placed in residential drug treatment for six months.

A 16-year old Corning girl charged with violating her probation was order to pay court costs, her drivers license was suspended until she turns 18. The girl must complete the Choices program, placed in detention for ten days, and she was placed on intensive probation. Youth and family services program was ordered.

A 14-year old Somerset girl charged with possession of marijuana was fined $150 and court costs. The girl must complete the Choices program, attend counseling, and she was placed on intensive probation. Youth and family services program was ordered.

A 16-year old Mount Perry boy charged with disorderly conduct was ordered to complete 20 hours of community service and attend counseling.

A 17-year old Thornville boy charged with violating his probation was ordered to pay court costs, attend counseling, placed in detention for ten days, placed in respite, and placed in out of home placement.

A 16-year old New Lexington boy charged with violating his probation was ordered to pay court costs and placed in residential drug and alcohol treatment.

A 14-year old Crooksville boy charged with theft was fined $50 and court costs. The boy was ordered to make restitution in the amount of $19, plus he must write a letter of apology and complete the Theft program.

A 16-year old Thornville boy charged with left of center was fined $35 and court costs, his drivers license was suspended for 90 days. He must complete the remedial driving program and show proof of insurance within five days.

A 17-year old New Lexington boy charged with underage consumption was fined $150 and court costs, his drivers license was suspended until he turns 18. The boy must complete the Choices program, attend counseling, and he was placed on intensive probation.

A 14-year old Roseville girl charged with being unruly was ordered to pay court costs, attend counseling, placed at the ALPHA school program, and placed on intensive probation.

Court News

Judge Cooperrider participated in the first annual Perry County Board of Developmental Disabilities Transitions Fair. All students and families of children with disabilities were invited to talk about all kinds of opportunities for after high school. Amazing things are available for continued opportunities for continued quality of life. Judge Cooperrider offered information about guardianships.

Judge Cooperrider placed six youth in residential drug treatment and ordered the families of the youth to participate in the youth and family services program at Perry Behavioral Health Choices. All of the youth are at risk for drug and alcohol abuse and Judge Cooperrider orders the families to participate in treatment which will benefit all members of the house.

A contempt hearing was held for a parent who failed to send their children to school. They were sentenced to serve 23 days for not sending their children to school.

Judge Cooperrider heard five hearings this week for probation violations committed by youth on probation. The Perry County Juvenile Court currently has approximately 90 youth on probation. The probation officers Gary Martin and Mendy Boley along with Judge Cooperrider are dedicated to making the youth successfully complete probation and improve behavior. This requires significant monitoring of their behavior at all times. Five youth violated probation this week and all five were placed in detention.

Two permanent custody cases were head this week concerning an eight year old and four year old. A six hour trial was conducted by Judge Cooperrider.

Judge Cooperrider held three review hearings for families that needed some reinforcement for service.

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