Ashland University President's Son Enters Guilty Plea

  • 12/12/2018 2:09:36 PM
  • Sartaj Singh
  • Local News

ASHLAND, OH - The son of Ashland University President Carlos Campo has pleaded guilty to two counts in Ashland Municipal Court Wednesday. 

Brandon Campo pleaded guilty to one count of schedule four possession of drugs and endangering children, the Ashland City Law Director's Office confirms.

Charges of possession of criminal tools, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia were dropped by the Ashland City Law Director's Office, in exchange for the guilty plea. 

Madeline Campo, Brandon's wife, also pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. Child endangering charges were dropped, according to the law directors office. 

Brandon and Madeline Campo's sentencing is currently scheduled for January 8th, 2019. 

Brandon Campo and Madeline Campo were arrested on June 19th. 

According to a police report, Campo was arrested on the university's campus at 340 Samaritan Avenue at 12:45 P.M.

Brandon Campo was charged with endangering children, possession of criminal tools, possession of drugs (Schedule 3, 4 or 5), possession of marijuana, and illegal use or possession of Drug Paraphernalia at the time of the arrest. 

Madeline Campo, Brandon's wife, was also arrested on the same charges. 

Incident property recovered from the scene were bottles of marijuana, baggies of marijuana, leather bag w/ marijuana grinders, bottles with green pills, blue pills, yellow pills and white pills, digital scale, glass marijuana pipes, glass jar with marijuana residue, a marijuana smoker, wooden box with marijuana seeds, rolling papers, and a container with marijuana residue. 

The property was recovered from the bathroom ceiling, medicine cabinet, cabinet drawer, and bedroom dresser, according to a police report. 


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