Judge Luann Cooperrider

A Roseville youth charged with probation violation was fined court costs. The youth was ordered to attend counseling and was placed in Detention for 10 days.

A 17-year-old Crooksville girl charged with possession of marijuana was fined $150 and court costs. Her driver’s license is suspended until age 18. She was ordered to complete the Theft Program. She was placed on Intensive Probation and in the Youth and Family Services Program.

A New Lexington boy charged with being unruly/truancy was fined court costs. He must attend counseling. He was placed in Out-of-Home Placement and in the legal custody of his aunt and uncle.

A 17-year-old Crooksville boy charged with expired tags was fined $25 and court costs. His driver’s license is suspended until all costs are paid in full. He was ordered to attend Carteens Program.

A Thornville youth charged with assault was fined court costs. The youth was ordered to attend counseling and was placed in Detention and on Intensive Probation.

A 17-year-old Junction City girl charged with theft was fined $50, court costs and $25 restitution. Her driver’s license is suspended until all costs are paid in full. She was ordered to write a letter of apology and complete the Theft Program.

Court News

Judge Cooperrider held a power review hearing. The Power Program is an intensified program for parents involved with Children Services. Each parent is offered the Power Program. To date, nine parents have graduated from the program.

Judge Cooperrider heard three emergency cases this week involving youth. These youth were placed in Detention and Judge Cooperrider heard the detention hearings within 24 hours.

Judge Cooperrider placed a 15-year-old girl and a 14-year-old male in Residential Drug Treatment programs this week.

April Statistics

During the month of April, under the direction of Judge Luann Cooperrider, there were a total of 60 new cases filed with the Perry County Juvenile Court. There were five delinquency cases, no juvenile traffic cases, unruly and one permanent custody case filed. There were seven cases of abuse, neglect, dependency and no cases of adult contributing filed. In the Paternity-Custody division, there were 45 cases that were new or reactivated.

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