Court of Appeals of Ohio, Eleventh District, Trumbull
Criminal Appeal from the Trumbull County Court of Common
Pleas. Case No. 201 8 CR 00791.
Watkins, Trumbull County Prosecutor, and Ashleigh Musick,
Assistant Prosecutor, Administration Building, (For
Michael A. Partlow, (For Defendant-Appellant).
TIMOTHY P. CANNON, J.
Appellant, 25-year-old Dajaun Reshawn Perry, appeals from the
entry on sentence, issued by the Trumbull County Court of
Common Pleas on January 29, 2019, on the basis that his
sentence is contrary to law. The judgment is affirmed.
In September 2018, Perry was charged with one count of
aggravated burglary after entering by deception, with purpose
to commit a theft offense, the residence of an 81-year-old
man, upon whom Perry inflicted bodily harm and stole $161.00.
On November 15, 2018, pursuant to a plea agreement, Perry
pled guilty to the charge, a first-degree felony, in
violation of R.C. 2911.11(A)(1) & (B).
The trial court ordered a pre-sentence investigation.
Perry's sentencing hearing was held on January 17, 2019.
He was sentenced to ten years in prison.
Perry noticed an appeal from the January 29, 2019 entry on
sentence and raises the following assignment of error for our
"The trial court erred by sentencing the appellant to a
term of 10 years incarceration as the record does not support
such a sentence."
Perry asserts that, beyond the trial court's
consideration of his prior criminal history, the record is
unclear as to why the trial court imposed a ten-year
sentence, nearly the maximum penalty available.
We review felony sentences under the standard of review set
forth in R.C. ...