Judge Walsh Presides Over Court Sessions
Judge Richard J. Walsh of the 39th Judicial District of the Court of Common Pleas presided over court sessions at the Fulton County Courthouse held on September 16 and 23.
Robert Jay Miller appeared with his attorney and requested a continuance for sentencing on one count of driving under the influence. A written court order was issued in the matter.
Mary E. Hall appeared with legal counsel and entered a guilty plea to one count of simple assault. Hall was sentenced to complete 12 months probation.
Michael Norman Atkins failed to appear in court for the manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to deliver. A bench warrant was issued for Atkins' arrest.
Matthew Buterbaugh appeared with his attorney for arraignment proceedings held on one count of aggravated assault. Buterbaugh pleaded not guilty. His trial will be held during the October 27 term of court.
David Leonard Hines appeared with his attorney on charges of harassment and entered a not-guilty plea. His trial will be conducted during the October 27 trial term.
Hines also appeared in court on two additional incidents involving damage to an attended vehicle and simple assault. Hines pleaded not guilty to all charges, and his trial will be scheduled for the October 27 term of court.
Charles William Richards appeared with his attorney for arraignment and entry of a plea to theft by unlawful taking. Richards pled guilty, and following a presentence investigation by the Fulton County Probation Department he will be sentenced on November 4.
Matthew Allen Seville appeared with legal counsel and waived arraignment on charges of theft by unlawful taking. Seville was admitted into the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) program and will complete 12 months probation.
Steven Howard Barthalow appeared with his attorney for sentencing on driving under the influence. A SIP evaluation was ordered for Barthalow.
Alfred Bernard Claggett Jr. appeared with his attorney for sentencing on one count of aggravated assault and was ordered to complete between one month and 12 months in the Franklin County Prison.
Robert Alvin Glee was ordered to complete at least 90 days in the Franklin County Prison for driving under the influence.
Charles Kenneth Knable III appeared with legal counsel for two probation/parole-violation hearings. Knable was remanded to the Franklin County Prison for between three and 18 months. Upon the completion of his sentence, Knable will also complete 18 months probation.