Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

December 6, 2013

Centerville man sentenced to five years in state prison

By Michael Schaffer Managing Editor
The Daily Iowegian

---- — A 44-year-old Centerville man had four of five criminal counts from two different cases dismissed but the judge in one case sentenced him to state prison.

Judge Daniel P. Wilson in the Appanoose County Courthouse Nov. 26 sentenced John Selby Irvine III to five years in state prison, fine and credit for time served on the D felony charge of willful injury, causing serious injury. Irvine III was originally charged with the class C felony charge of willful injury, causing serious injury but he entered a negotiated, voluntary guilty plea to the lesser charge.

The criminal complaint and affidavit filed Oct. 15, 2012 by the Centerville Police Department states Irvine III on Sept. 30 at approximately 3 p.m. at 212 E. Jackson St. in Centerville entered the apartment belonging to Kathryn Hayes and assaulted Jerry Wayne Vancenbrock until another male in the room pulled him off. Vancenbrock suffered facial fractures as a result of the assault,

The court Nov. 26 dismissed four criminal counts from two different cases.

Three of the four included two counts of first degree burglary, B felonies and one count of willful injury resulting in serious injury, C felony. All three allegedly occurred Sept. 30, 2012 in Centerville.

The other count dismissed was from an aggravated misdemeanor case with an alleged offense date of Jan. 31, 2013. The court Nov. 26 dismissed the charge of assault with intent to commit sex abuse, no injury.

Irvine III owes $1,646.50 for the adjudication of both cases.