from the Franklin County Municipal Court (M.C. No. 2016 CRB
Richard C. Pfeiffer, Jr., City Attorney, and Orly Ahroni, for
R. Venters, Public Defender, and David L. Strait, for
1} Defendant-appellant, Tyon Thompson, appeals from
a judgment of conviction and sentence entered by the Franklin
County Municipal Court pursuant to a jury verdict finding him
guilty of one count of criminal mischief, a violation of R.C.
GENERAL FACTS AND PROCEDURAL HISTORY
2} The case began with complaints charging appellant
with one count of criminal damaging, in violation of R.C.
2909.06, one count of criminal mischief, in violation of R.C.
2909.07, and one count of disorderly conduct, in violation of
R.C. 2917.11, all three charges arising out of the same
incident occurring on June 24, 2016. The case proceeded to
jury trial in which appellant represented himself. The jury
returned not guilty verdicts on the criminal damaging and
disorderly conduct charges and a guilty verdict on the
criminal mischief count. The court imposed a fine of $250
plus court costs.
ASSIGNMENTS OF ERROR
3} Appellant timely appeals and brings the following
two assignments of error for our review:
[1.] The judgment of the trial court was not supported by