Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017
One of America's Great Newspapers ~ Toledo, Ohio

Courts

BORDERLAND

Man gets 17 months for theft from elderly

A Toledo man convicted of his first theft charge at age 13 was sentenced Wednesday to 17 months in prison for taking money from a senior citizen for home improvement work that he failed to complete.

John W. Hawkins, Jr., 47, of the 200 block of White Street, pleaded guilty March 23 to theft from a person in a protected class for the Sept. 14 incident. A charge involving another elderly victim was dismissed in  a plea agreement.

Citing his history of “victimizing the elderly,” Lucas County Common Pleas Judge Linda Jennings ordered Hawkins to pay a total of $2,000 restitution to the two victims.

Click to comment

Quis autem vel eum iure reprehenderit qui in ea voluptate velit esse quam nihil molestiae consequatur, vel illum qui dolorem?

Temporibus autem quibusdam et aut officiis debitis aut rerum necessitatibus saepe eveniet.

Copyright © 2015 Toledo Blade

To Top

Fetching stories…