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State v. Lockhart

Court of Appeals of Ohio, Fifth District, Delaware

July 29, 2013

STATE OF OHIO Plaintiff-Appellee
v.
JOHN C. LOCKHART, JR. Defendant-Appellant

Appeal from the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas, Case No. 06 CR I 01 0011

For Plaintiff-Appellee CAROL HAMILTON O'BRIEN DELAWARE COUNTY PROSECUTOR, DOUGLAS DUMOLT

For Defendant-Appellant JOHN C. LOCKHART, JR., PRO SE

Hon. Sheila G. Farmer, P.J. Hon. John W. Wise, J. Hon. Patricia A. Delaney, J.

OPINION

Delaney, J.

{¶1} Defendant-Appellant John C. Lockhart, Jr. appeals the January 8, 2013 judgment entry of the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas.

FACTS AND PROCEDURAL HISTORY

{¶2} On January 13, 2006, the Delaware County Grand Jury indicted Defendant-Appellant John C. Lockhart, Jr. on three counts of rape in violation of R.C. 2907.02(A)(1)(b) and three counts of gross sexual imposition in violation of R.C. 2907.05(A)(4). Said charges arose from incidents involving Lockhart and his live-in girlfriend's nine-year-old daughter.

{¶3} A jury trial commenced on July 20, 2006. The jury found Lockhart guilty of one count of rape in violation of R.C. 2907.02(A)(1)(b). The statute reads:

(A)(1) No person shall engage in sexual conduct with another who is not the spouse of the offender or who is the spouse of the offender but is living separate and apart from the offender, when any of the following applies:
(b) The other person is less than thirteen years of age, whether or not the offender knows the age of the other person.

{¶4} The jury also found Lockhart guilty of three counts of gross sexual imposition over a continuous period of time (November 27, 2004 – December 31, 2004 and January 1, 2005 – February 1, 2005) in violation of R.C. 2907.05(A)(4):

(A) No person shall have sexual contact with another, not the spouse of the offender; cause another, not the spouse of the offender, to have sexual contact with the offender; or cause two or more other persons to have sexual contact when any of the following applies:
  1. The other person, or one of the other persons, is less than thirteen years of age, whether or not the offender ...


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