Here is the penalty--Probably a $150.00 fine. Please see: http://www.clelaw.lib.oh.us/Public/Misc/FAQs/Sentencing.html
. I cannot predict if you will be successful in getting the charges dropped, but that would be the best outcome for you. The fact that this is your first offense is in your favor. Explain to the prosecutor that you know that you made a mistake, you have accepted responsibility, you will make restitution and pay a fine, but that you would like the charges dropped as this may effect your future employment. Please let me know if I can help you further.
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