The punishment for the first-degree misdemeanor of aggravated menacing in Ohio is up to 180 days in jail and a fine of up to $1000, according to Nolo. Under special circumstances, the crime can be a fourth- or fifth-degree felony. In those cases, the punishment is more severe.
If the victim of aggravated menacing is either an officer or a children service agency employee engaged in job duties, aggravated menacing is a fifth-degree felony, according to the Ohio Revised Code. This is punishable by a sentence of 6 to 12 months in prison and a fine of up to $2500, according to Nolo. If the offender commits aggravated menacing in these special circumstances and has previously been convicted of or pleaded guilty to an violent offense, the crime is a fourth-degree felony, according to the ORC. This is punishable by a sentence of 6 to 18 months in prison and a fine of up to $5000, according to Nolo.Learn More
A fifth-degree felony in Ohio is a crime that, if convicted, carries a prison term of between six and 12 months and/or a fine of up to $2,500. Crimes that are considered class 5s in Ohio include illegal gambling, breaking and entering, and the exchange or possession of illegal items.Full Answer >
Several criminal offences are considered fourth degree felonies in Ohio, including grand theft of a motor vehicle, safe-cracking, unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, aggravated assault and certain other types of theft. According to the revised Ohio Criminal Codes, fourth degree felonies are punishable by 6 to 18 months in prison and up to a $5,000 fine.Full Answer >
As of 2014, the penalty for criminal trespass in Ohio is a jail sentence of up to 30 days and a possible fine of $250. Aggravated criminal trespass carries a jail sentence of up to 60 days and a possible fine of $500.Full Answer >
In Ohio, prior DUI convictions stay on a criminal record for six years after the conviction when penalties for multiple DUIs are assessed, according to Nolo. The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles also states that DUI convictions stay on a driver's record for six years with regards to suspension of driving privileges. Offenders with multiple convictions within six years face more severe penalties under Ohio law.Full Answer >