Judge Kevin P. Braig of the Logan County Court of Common Pleas entered an order today finding Shawn Shelton guilty on charges of aggravated vehicular homicide, a felony of the third degree, and operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, a drug of abuse or a combination of them – OVI, a misdemeanor of the first degree.
The charges against Mr. Shelton arose from events occurring on June 30, 2018. On that date, according to a bill of particulars filed by Logan County Prosecutor Eric Stewart, Mr. Shelton was driving south on SR 117 north of Huntsville, Ohio, when he veered left of center into the path of Charles Stockton who was operating a gray 2005 Honda VTX 1300 motorcycle. Mr. Shelton struck Mr. Stockton straight on, flinging Mr. Stockton from his motorcycle. Mr. Stockton was declared dead at the scene from blunt force trauma.
Judge Braig scheduled a sentencing hearing in the case for April 27, 2010 at 11 A.M.