Judge Luann Cooperrider

A Crooksville girl charged with domestic violence was fined court costs. Her driver’s license is suspended and she was ordered to attend counseling. She was placed in detention and on intensive probation.

A 16-year-old Corning boy charged with a tobacco violation was fined $25 and court costs. His driver’s license is suspended and he must complete 20 hours of community service. He was ordered to attend the Tobacco Education Group.

A New Lexington boy charged with drug paraphernalia was fined $150 and court costs. His driver’s license is suspended until age 18 and he must complete the Choices Program.He was placed on intensive probation and in the Youth and Family Program.

A 17-year-old New Lexington boy charged with possession of marijuana was fined $150 and court costs. His driver’s license is suspended until age 18 and he must attend counseling. He was ordered to complete the Choices Program. He was placed at ALPHA and on intensive probation.

A 15-year-old New Lexington girl charged with probation violation was fined court costs. She must attend counseling and complete the Choices Program. She was placed on intensive probation and in the Intensive Outpatient Program.

A 14-year-old Crooksville boy charged with theft was fined $25, court costs and $50 restitution. He must write a letter of apology and complete the Theft Program.

Court News

Judge Cooperrider participated in the Think Tank on Poverty conference call on Tuesday, Aug. 25. The topic involved the lack of Broadband Internet and how it affects the citizens of the area.

Judge Cooperrider spoke about how the lack of Internet affects students who have to do school work and counseling often by Zoom meetings or online work.

Judge Cooperrider explained that Juvenile Court Probation Officer Gary Martin, Jeff York and Mendy Boley would take packets of schoolwork to the homes of the youth who did not have Internet.

Five children services cases were heard this week. Three children were placed in foster care and two children were returned home under protective supervision.

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