Judge Luann Cooperrider

A 15-year-old Mount Perry boy charged with probation violation was fined court costs. He was placed on Intensive Probation and in Residential Drug Treatment.

A 16-year-old New Lexington boy charged with underage consumption was fined court costs. He is unable to obtain his driver’s license until age 17. He must attend counseling and complete the Choices Program. He was placed at ALPHA and on Intensive Probation.

A Junction City youth charged with domestic violence was fined court costs. They were ordered to attend counseling and complete 30 hours of Community Service. They were placed in detention and on intensive probation.

A 15-year-old Thornville boy charged with truancy had a bench warrant issued for failure to appear in court.

A New Lexington youth charged with theft was fined $25 restitution and court costs. Their driver’s license is suspended until all costs are paid in full. They were ordered to complete the Theft Program and write a letter of apology.

A 16-year-old Roseville boy charged with truancy was fined court costs. He is unable to obtain his driver’s license until he shows his grade card to Judge Cooperrider. He must attend counseling. He was placed at ALPHA and on Intensive Probation.

A Corning youth charged with disorderly conduct was fined court costs. They must complete 20 hours of Community Service and attend counseling. They were placed at ALPHA, on Intensive Probation and in Boot Camp for Dads Program.

A 14-year-old Mount Perry boy charged with being unruly was fined court costs. He must attend counseling. He was placed at ALPHA, in the Intensive Outpatient Program and on Intensive Probation.

A Junction City youth charged with theft was fined $50 and court costs. They must write a letter of apology and complete the Theft Program.

A 13-year-old Crooksville boy charged with tobacco violation was fined $25 and court costs. They must attend the Tobacco Education Group program.

Court News

The ALPHA School hosted a Thanksgiving luncheon on Nov. 20. The students wrote in their placemats things that they are thankful for. Many students wrote that they are thankful for the help from their teachers. They feel developed and no judged or treated differently. Two adults spoke to the group about their struggles and successes. One of the adults was a student many years ago. Judge Cooperrider also addressed the students, staff and school supporters. Judge Cooperrider told the group she is thankful for the students, staff and supporters of ALPHA who allow her to work for the youth.

Judge Cooperrider participated in a statewide telephone call regarding all post presidents of the Ohio Association of Juvenile and Family Court Judges.

Judge Cooperrider serves as president in 2004/05.

Judge Cooperrider hears seven Children Services cases. Five children were able to be placed in relative and kinship care placements. Two children were placed in Foster Care. All parents are requires to successfully complete Drug and Alcohol Treatment and Mental Health Counseling for all, and especially the children.

October Statistics

During the month of October, under the direction of Judge Luann Cooperrider, there were a total of 64 new cases filed with the Perry County Juvenile Court. There was six delinquency cases, six juvenile traffic cases, six unruly and no permanent custody cases filed. There were six cases of abuse, neglect and dependency and on case of Adult Contributing cases filed. In the Paternity-Custody Division, there were 39 cases that were new or reactivated.

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