Dunbridge man sentenced for theft from Big Yummy Foods

Richard Jensen, 47, of Dunbridge, was sentenced to nearly three years in prison for passing a bad check
and theft. Wood County Common Pleas Court Judge Reeve Kelsey handed down the sentence on June 15.
Restitution was also ordered in the amount of $14,500.
Jensen was indicted in September of last year on one count of theft and three counts of passing bad
checks. He allegedly stole between $5,000 and $10,000 from Big Yummy Foods, of Bowling Green.
Assistant Wood County Prosecutor William Connelly said the checks were written as part of an attempt by
Jensen, who was an employee of Big Yummy Foods, to purchase the business from owner Paul Peterson, of
Bowling Green.
A jury trial had been scheduled. However, Jensen through a plea agreement changed his plea in May.
Kelsey ordered he serve 17 months on each count to be served consecutively. The sentence is also to be
served concurrently to time he is serving in another jurisdiction.
In August, Jensen pleaded guilty to two counts of theft and 11 counts of forgery in Sandusky
County.Richard Jensen, 47, of Dunbridge, was sentenced to nearly three years in prison for passing a bad
check and theft. Wood County Common Pleas Court Judge Reeve Kelsey handed down the sentence on June 15.
Restitution was also ordered in the amount of $14,500.
Jensen was indicted in September of last year on one count of theft and three counts of passing bad
checks. He allegedly stole between $5,000 and $10,000 from Big Yummy Foods, of Bowling Green.
Assistant Wood County Prosecutor William Connelly said the checks were written as part of an attempt by
Jensen, who was an employee of Big Yummy Foods, to purchase the business from owner Paul Peterson, of
Bowling Green.
A jury trial had been scheduled. However, Jensen through a plea agreement changed his plea in May.
Kelsey ordered he serve 17 months on each count to be served consecutively. The sentence is also to be
served concurrently to time he is serving in another jurisdiction.
In August, Jensen pleaded guilty to two counts of theft and 11 counts of forgery in Sandusky County.