The Ashtabula Municipal
Courtís Probation Department oversees all persons on placed on probation as
the result of a traffic or criminal conviction.†
It is the goal of probation to monitor compliance with the sentence
imposed by the Judge, thereby reducing involvement of further criminal activity.† The Chief Probation Officer for the Ashtabula Municipal Court
Probation Department is Marie Ranier.
Probation Officers assess
the needs of the defendant and monitor the compliance of their terms of
probation, as determined by the Court.† Conditions
of Probation can include paying restitution, alcohol and mental health
assessments, counseling, and community service.†
Defendants are assigned to a probation Officer who will supervise the
conditions of their probation and provide assistance in complying with those
conditions.† The standard rules of
probation are provided for your convenience, but you are urged to remember that
these are the standard conditions, and the Judge may impose additional
Rules of Probation
I am not to violate the laws of the United States, laws of
the State of Ohio, or the Ordinances of any villages or municipality therein.
I am required to reply promptly to any communication from
the Court or itís representative the Adult Probation Department or any of its
I will always keep my Probation Officer informed of my
residence and place of employment.† I
will obtain permission from my Probation Officer before changing my residence or
place of employment.
I will not leave the State of Ohio without permission of
the Adult Probation Department.
I will comply with all orders given to me by my Probation
Officer and/or any authorized representative of the Court, including any written
instructions issued at any time during the period of my probation.
I will not enter upon the grounds of any corrections
facility nor attempt to visit any prisoner without the written permission of my
Probation Officer nor will I communicate with any prisoner without first
informing my Probation Officer of the reason for such a communication.
I will not purchase, possess, use, own, or have under my
control any firearm, deadly weapons, ammunition or dangerous ordinance.
I will not possess, use, purchase, or have under my control
any narcotic drug or other controlled substance, including any instrument,
device or other object used to administer drugs or prepare them for
administration, unless it is lawfully prescribed for me by a licensed physician.†
I agree to inform my Probation Officer promptly of any such prescriptions
and I agree to submit to drug testing if required by the Adult Probation
Department and/or the Court.
I will report any arrest, citation of violation of the law,
conviction, or any other contact with a Law-Enforcement Officer to my Probation
Officer no later than the next business day.
I agree to a search without warrant of my person, my motor
vehicle, or my place of residence by a Probation Officer at any time.
I am required to keep my appointments with my Probation
Officer.† If for any reason you are
unable to report as directed it is your responsibility to notify your Probation
I am not to associate with juveniles, with anyone on
Probation or Parole, or with anyone having a criminal record.
I am to pay all fines or if eligible, participate in the
Work Of f Your Fine Program.† I am
to pay all court costs and all restitution within a period of time specified by
I also agree to and will follow any Special Conditions
imposed by the Court or the Adult Probation Department.
I am to pay a monthly Supervision Fee: $10-Supervised,
$5-Unsupervised or Restitution Only.
Defendants on Probation are required to meet with their
Probation Officer on the assigned date and time.† Failure to report may result in a violation of Probation.
Department is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Restitution Program
ensures that defendants are making restitution to their victims in a safe and
accountable manner.† The program
establishes what losses were incurred and establishes a payment schedule with
the defendant to ensure the restitution is made prior to the termination of
The Restitution Program accepts payments from the
defendants via cash, money order, check, MasterCard or VISA and forwards
payments to the victims.