Danny Bruce Kitsos, former owner of Rita's Italian Ice in Powell, was sentenced to six years for sexually abusing three young female employees. He also received five years post release control, a $10,000 fine, and will be classified as a tier III sex offender.
Kitsos, 53, was indicted on March 25, 2016 after multiple reports to law enforcement that he sexually abused his young female employees.
Columbus Woman Pleads Guilty To Stealing From Elderly
Susan Gwynne, 55, was indicted in June on 101 counts. In September she entered a guilty plea to 46 counts, one for each victim included in the indictment.
Charges came after a January 2016 call to authorities reporting personal items were missing from an elderly resident at the Inn at Olentangy Trail.
“After the initial call, the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office released a picture of the suspect which had been captured on surveillance video at the assisted living facility,” said Delaware County Prosecutor Carol O’Brien. “Further investigation resulted in the seizure of more than 3,000 items from Gwynne's residence, mostly jewelry.”
A sentencing date has been set for Monday, November 7, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.
Bank Robbery Suspect Indicted
A Delaware County Grand Jury has returned a four-count indictment against 36-year-old Seth P. Kafoure.
On June 15 deputies responded to a robbery in progress call from First Merit Bank in Lewis Center.
“A man presented a note demanding cash to a teller,” said Delaware County Prosecutor Carol O’Brien. “The man, who received money from the employee, was caught on surveillance video.”
The indictment also includes charges related to a June 8 Huntington Bank robbery in New Albany.
Kafoure is charged with two counts of robbery – both second-degree felonies, one count of theft – a fifth-degree felony, and an additional count of theft – a first-degree misdemeanor.
Kafoure is already in prison from charges relating to the June 10, 2016 robbery of a 5/3 Bank in Warren County, Ohio.
Ashely Man Sentenced To 11 Years For Attempted Murder
Charges came after medics and law enforcement responded to a call that someone had been shot on March 22, 2016.
“On scene authorities found 39-year-old Jeffrey Shilt suffering trauma around the head and face area from a gunshot wound,” said Delaware County Prosecutor Carol O’Brien. “Mr. Shilt was air lifted to The Ohio State University Medical Center. He did testify at the trial.”