On Oct. 25, Heather D. Church, 40, of Ocean Park, was sentenced to 30 months in prison for first-degree incest, possession of depictions of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct and failure to report. Church had entered a guilty plea on Sept. 27, 2013. Church told Judge Michael Sullivan that she was, high on pills, drinking and using pot, when she had committed these offenses; that she had made a mistake and was sorry. She said she wanted to be a better person and get help, and that she was getting help before all of this began, referring to her court proceedings. Church was ordered to serve 30 months in prison, followed by 36 months of community custody where she will be required to complete sexual deviancy and chemical dependency evaluations as well as have no contact with Mr. Church or the victim.
Michael Cleveland, of Ilwaco, entered a guilty plea to second-degree assault and one count of fourth-degree assault and was sentenced to 29 months in prison. Cleveland, who had been provided two court-appointed attorneys had elected to represent himself.
Warren D. Dixon, Jr., 33 of Ocean Park, entered a guilty plea to second-degree assault domestic violence, while armed with a deadly weapon. Mr. Dixon pointed a firearm at his wife following a dispute and threatened to killer, said Mark McClain. Mrs. Dixon indicated that she did not want him to go to prison, but I could not agree to that, said McClain, who added, but I was willing to reduce it to an 15 month prison sentence instead of a 36 month sentence given his desire for drug and mental health treatment and taking into account the victims wishes. Dixon will be on community custody for 18 months following his release from prison.
Joshua Fairbank, of Long Beach, was sentenced to a year in prison for possession of methamphetamine.
Michael Pedrezzetti was sentenced to 108 months for delivery of methamphetamine.