Community activist James Box sentenced to three years probation, supporters at sentencing include Councilman Jeff Johnson, Yvonne Pointer, Reverend C.J. Matthews, Retired NFL player Reggie Rucker, and community activists Art McKoy and the Reverend Pam Pinkney-Butts
Community Activist James Box By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, O hio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog K a thy Wray Coleman is a community activist and 20 year investigative journalist who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio. ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) / ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ) CLEVELAND, Ohio- Community activist James Box was sentenced to probation by Common Pleas Judge John Sutula on Monday morning following a plea deal he took in a criminal case involving inappropriate contact with two women. He had originally pleaded not guilty. Box, 53, was in court with his lawyer Richard Drucker and was sentenced to 90 days of in-house electronic monitoring, 200 hours of community service, a $1500 fine, mental health counseling, and 36 months of supervised probation. He spoke briefly at sentencing, and showed remorse. "