Former Ashland Captain Appears In Court, Facing Jail Time

  • 1/4/2019 1:36:26 PM
  • Joe Lyons
  • Local News

ASHLAND, OH - Terry Hamilton, a now-retired former captain of the Ashland County Sheriff’s Office, appeared in Ashland Municipal Court today on the 5 charges stemming from his arrest on December 31st, 2018.

If convicted, Hamilton faces penalties of up to 660 days in county jail and fines of up to $4,000.

Hamilton was arrested by Ashland Police Division-Officers and METRICH Detectives after he was recorded offering money in exchange for sexual acts at a local hotel.

2 counts of Solicitation were cited, one for offering $119.00 for a sex act and $100.00 for another.

2 counts of Falsification were charged after Hamilton lied to law enforcement during the sting. Then, according to the charges, Hamilton lied to METRICH Detectives during the interview at the station.

1 count of Possession of Criminal Tools was charged for the cell phone Hamilton used in the commission of a crime.

A pre-trial was set for Friday, January 18th. 

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