Levi Ralston, the 31-year-old Peebles man who was arrested by the Adams County Sheriff’s Department in July on multiple charges was sentenced last week.
According to the Grand Jury indictment, authorities found that Levi Ralston did purposely or knowingly and with sufficient culpability violate the law. The charges also state that he caused physical harm to the victim, Shelby Ralston by means of a weapon.
Court documents show that the weapon used in the shooting was a single shot 16-gauge shotgun. In the Judgment entry on the sentence, the Court found that Ralston was convicted, pursuant to voluntary plea of guilty in Count II to Felonious Assault with specification.
It was ordered that Ralston will serve a stipulated prison term in Count II of three to four and a half years and a mandatory three years on the specification to be served prior and consecutive to the term imposed in Count II. The total term of incarceration is a minimum of six and a maximum of seven and a half years in the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections. Ralston will also face post release control upon his release from prison.
Ralston was also ordered to forfeit the firearm, a 16-guage shotgun.