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GONZALES SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR SEX OFFENSES

 

 

A Napoleon man will spend time behind bars after his guilty pleas to two counts of Gross Sexual Imposition in Henry County Common Pleas Court.  57 year old Daniel Gonzales of Napoleon pled guilty to the felony charges and was sentenced by Judge John Collier to consecutive 4 year prison terms.  This case involved crimes by Gonzales against a victim under 13 years of age.

 

56 year old Maurice Peddicord of Napoleon pled guilty to Attempted Gross Sexual Imposition involving a victim under 13 years of age.  Peddicord was placed on community control for five years; and was ordered to serve 6 months in the northwest Ohio regional jail.

 

And 51 year old Kevin Ritz of Napoleon pled not-guilty to a felony charge of Pandering Sexually Oriented Material involving a Minor.   Ritz will face a jury trial in Henry County Common Pleas Court on this charge April 28th.

 

 

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