Judge orders Jesse McDermitt to serve maximum sentence
By Shelley Grieshop
WAPAKONETA - A 19-year-old St. Marys man gave a brief apology Wednesday morning before a judge ordered him to serve four years in prison for placing a homemade bomb at a gas station 13 months ago.
Jesse McDermitt - described by the prosecution as "a danger to the community" - was given the maximum prison sentence allowed by law during the hearing in Auglaize County Common Pleas Court. He'll be eligible for parole after serving six months. [More]