Michael Cicconetti - Unusual Sentences

Unusual Sentences

  • During heavy blizzards, he ordered defendants to clear snow at a retirement home.
  • A man caught with a loaded gun was sent to a morgue to see corpses.
  • A woman who abandoned 35 kittens in a forest was told to spend a night in the woods.
  • A man who shot a dog was sentenced to donating 40 lbs of dog food on every holiday to the Lake County Animal Shelter.
  • Two teenagers who scrawled 666 on a nativity figure of Jesus had to lead a donkey through the streets, with a sign saying: "Sorry for the jackass offense."
  • Teenagers who flattened tires on school buses were ordered to throw a picnic for primary school children.
  • A man who shouted "pigs" at police officers was made to stand on a street corner with a pig and a sign that said "This is not a police officer."
  • An 18 year old male who stole pornography from an adult book store was ordered to sit outside the store wearing a blindfold and holding a sign that read "See no evil."
  • Three men soliciting sex ordered to wear chicken suits holding signs that read "No Chicken Ranch in Painesville".
  • In January 2008, Cicconetti sentenced a man who stole a red collection kettle with about $250 from the Salvation Army to spend 24 hours homeless
  • A woman who was convicted of stealing from a church was ordered to spell out the sentence "I stole coins from this church and apologize to each worshipper as they enter the church." entirely in coins.

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