MERCER COUNTY Man faces prison in drug conviction
A couple of shoplifters caught at the outlet mall near Grove City also were sentenced.
By MARY GRZEBIENIAK
MERCER -- Judge Thomas Dobson of Mercer County Common Pleas Court sentenced Chuck Sensesak, 21, of Coulter Road, Greenville, to four to 10 years in prison for selling 1,647 grams of cocaine.
He sold the drug to an undercover agent three times between November 2000 and January 2001. He was also sentenced to six to 24 months for selling a half-pound of marijuana. The terms will be concurrent. Sensesak was ordered to make over $6,000 restitution.
Shoplifting: Two Akron residents who were arrested last September in a shoplifting spree at Grove City Prime Outlets were also given prison terms recently.
Tamika Hart, 34, of Akron, was sentenced to nine to 24 months in the State Correctional Institution for misdemeanor theft for possessing $1,800 in stolen merchandise when apprehended at the outlets. She was given 14 days' credit for time served.
Lachurn Terry, 34, also of Akron, was sentenced to 16 to 48 months in the State Correctional Institution for receiving stolen property, a misdemeanor.
Also sentenced were:
UDustin Bateman, 22, of North Street, West Middlesex, to six to 18 months in jail for misdemeanor corruption of a minor for having sexual intercourse in December 2000 with a 15-year-old girl while he was 21.
UJohn Collins, 28, of Oakland Avenue, Sharon, to 134 days to 17 months in jail followed by one year's probation for forging and trying to cash a $4,300 check stolen from his former employer. He was given 134 days' credit for time served.
UMiryah Greene, 25, of Wallis Avenue, Farrell, to 60 days to one year followed by one year's probation for misdemeanor retail theft. While employed last July at a department store in Hermitage, she gave clothing worth $454 to three customers without charging them.
UChanning Harris, 32, formerly of Wallis Avenue, Farrell, and now of the county jail, was sentenced to two to 12 months in jail and to be followed by one year's probation for misdemeanor forgery for taking nine checks from a relative and trying to cash them for a total of $624 last April. He was also ordered to make restitution.
UJames McCrea, 21, of Sanderson Drive, Slippery Rock, to 10 months to two years minus one day for unlawfully obtaining a prescription by fraud, a felony. He tried to get 60, 40-milligram OxyContin tablets using a computer-generated prescription form.
UBuckley Thompson, 37, of Prospect Street, Sharon, to 11/2 to three years in prison for misdemeanor theft for conspiring with two others in August 2000 to steal a $2,415 welding machine from a Hermitage company, and to one to six months to be served consecutively for misdemeanor disorderly conduct for using a car without consent of the owner in August 2001.