Paul C. Byus

Racine man sentenced in Gallia County

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio – A Racine man has been sentenced on a drug charge in Gallia County.

According to a statement released from Gallia County Prosecuting Attorney, Jason D. Holdren, a Meigs County resident from Racine was one of the individuals recently sentenced by Judge Margaret Evans in the Gallia County Common Pleas Court.

Paul C. Byus, 23, of Racine, Ohio, was recently convicted of Aggravated Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), a felony of the third degree.  Byus was sentenced to prison for three years.  

Additionally, others were sentenced in various cases in the Gallia County Court of Common Pleas.

Timmy F. Champer, 41, of Bidwell, Ohio, was recently convicted of Aggravated Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), a felony of the second degree.  Champer was sentenced to a mandatory prison term of four years.  Upon his release from prison, Champer will be placed on post release control under the supervision of the Adult Parole Authority for a mandatory three-year period.  

Joshua T. Cook, 36, of Gallipolis, Ohio, was recently sentenced to prison for 2 years after violating the terms of his community control by failing to successfully complete a CBCF.  Cook was originally placed on community control after being convicted of Obstruction of Official Business, a felony of the fifth degree; and Failure to Appear, a felony of the fourth degree.  

Larry T. Walker, II, 33, of Wheelersburg, Ohio, was recently sentenced to prison for 17 months after violating the terms of his community control by failing to successfully complete a CBCF.  Walker was originally placed on community control after being convicted of Aggravated Assault, a felony of the fourth degree.  

Roger K. Meade, 50, of Bidwell, Ohio, was recently convicted of Aggravated Trafficking in Drugs (Methamphetamine), a felony of the fourth degree; and Aggravated Trafficking in Drugs (Oxycodone), a felony of the fourth degree.  Meade was sentenced to prison for 18 months.  

Norman R. Shepherd, 44, of Gallipolis, Ohio, was recently convicted of Burglary, a felony of the second degree, and sentenced to prison for 5 years.  Upon his release from prison, Shepherd will be placed on post release control under the supervision of the Adult Parole Authority for a mandatory three-year period.  

Richard A. Long, 41, of Bidwell, Ohio, was recently convicted of Complicity to Felonious Assault, a felony of the second degree.  Long was sentenced to prison for a minimum term of 4 years and a maximum term of 6 years.  Upon his release from prison, Long will be placed on post release control under the supervision of the Adult Parole Authority for a mandatory three-year period.  

Missey R. Priddy, 36, of Byesville, Ohio, was recently convicted of Burglary, a felony of the second degree; and Trespass in a Habitation, a felony of the fourth degree.  Priddy was sentenced to prison for a minimum prison term of 4 years and 6 months and maximum prison term of 6 years and 6 months.  Upon her release from prison, Priddy will be placed on post release control under the supervision of the Adult Parole Authority for a mandatory three-year period.  

Ancel K. Ngo, 34, of Gallipolis, Ohio, was recently convicted of Failure to Verify Address, a felony of the second degree.  Ngo was sentenced to prison for 4 years.  Upon his release from prison, Ngo will be placed on post release control under the supervision of the Adult Parole Authority for a mandatory three-year period.