Court of Appeals of Ohio, Fifth District, Tuscarawas
Criminal appeal from the Tuscarawas County Court of Common
Pleas, Case No. CR 040094
Plaintiff-Appellee AMANDA MILLER Assistant Prosecuting
Defendant-Appellant JASON KEISTER C/O Correctional Reception
W. Scott Gwin, P.J. Hon. William B. Hoffman, J. Hon. Earle E.
Wise, J., Judge.
W. SCOTT GWIN, JUDGE.
Appellant Jason K. Feister ["Feister"] appeals the
trial court's January 17, 2018 Judgment Entry of
Sentencing after a no contest plea in the Tuscarawas County
Court of Common Pleas.
and Procedural History
On May 1, 2017, a summons on indictment in case number 2017
CR 04 0094 containing one count obstructing official
business, a felony of the fifth degree, and one count
resisting arrest, a misdemeanor of the second degree, was
issued for Feister.
On May 11, 2017, Feister failed to appear for arraignment and
a warrant upon indictment was issued on May 15, 2017.
On May 16, 2017, Feister was apprehended on the warrant and
arraigned on May 23, 2017. Feister entered a plea of not
guilty and the previously posted bond was continued with the
added terms of a GPS ankle monitor and pre-trial supervision
through the Tuscarawas County Community Corrections Program.
On June 19, 2017, the first pre-trial was conducted and a
trial date of October 11, 2017 was docketed.
On September 15, 2017, Feister violated the terms of his
pre-trial supervision by removing his GPS ankle monitor,
fleeing from New Philadelphia Police Officers and receiving
new, unrelated misdemeanor charges.
On October 3, 2017, the trial court cancelled the trial
scheduled to proceed on October 11, 2017. On October 11,
2017, Feaster's bond was revoked and the cash bond
released back to the bondsman. The trial court also docketed
the jury trial for November 28, 2017.
On November 28, 2017, Feister entered a no contest plea and
was found guilty of one count of obstructing official
business, a felony of the fifth degree, after the state
dismissed count two, resisting arrest, in the instant case. A