Judge Van Horn Presides Over Court Session
Judge Carol Van Horn of the 39th Judicial District of the Court of Common Pleas presided over a court session held at the Fulton County Courthouse on Tuesday, October 21.
Randi Lee Kohr appeared with his attorney for arraignment proceedings held on one count each of terroristic threats, stalking and harassment. Kohr pled not guilty, and his trial will be set for January 26.
Roy Grover Barnhart appeared with legal counsel to enter a guilty plea to five counts of indecent assault, two counts of indecent exposure and seven counts of the corruption of minors. Barnhart pled guilty to the first and fourth count of indecent assault and will be sentenced on January 13.
David Leonard Hines appeared with his attorney on three counts each of simple assault and harassment as well as one count of recklessly endangering another person. Hines pled guilty to the final count of simple assault, which was reduced to a misdemeanor three. Hines will be sentenced on November 18 following a pre-sentence investigation by the Fulton County Probation Department.
Hines also appeared on related counts of simple assault, recklessly endangering another person and terroristic threats. Hines pled guilty to terroristic threats and will be sentenced on November 18.
John Baptist Kotmair appeared without counsel and pled guilty to driving under the influence. Kotmair will be sentenced on November 25.
Jeremy Dean Mellott entered a guilty plea to driving under the influence and will be sentenced on December 16.
Patrick Wayne Patterson appeared with his attorney on two counts of theft by unlawful taking and one count of unauthorized use of motor vehicles. Patterson pled guilty to unauthorized use of motor vehicles and the second count of theft by unlawful taking. Patterson will be sentenced on November 25.
Justin Paul Stouffer appeared with legal counsel and entered a guilty plea to driving under the influence. He will be sentenced on December 9.
Jack Frederick Bonebrake Jr. appeared with his attorney and entered a guilty plea to manufacture, delivery or possession. Bonebrake was sentenced to 24 months probation.
Michael Richard Fortney appeared with his attorney and entered a guilty plea to driving under the influence. Fortney was sentenced to between two days and six months in the Franklin County Prison.
Joshua Isaac Wilson appeared in court last Tuesday on one count each of possession of a small amount of marijuana and the use or possession of drug paraphernalia. Wilson entered a guilty plea to the use or possession of drug paraphernalia and was ordered to complete 12 months probation.
Eleanor Lillian Black appeared for waiver of arraignment and placement in the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) program on charges of driving under the influence. Black was admitted into the ARD program and will complete 12 months probation.
The following individuals were granted continuances until the January 29 trial term: Tayrean Louise Brechbill, Matthew Buterbaugh, Randi Lee Kohr, Alvin Timothy Peck, Jerry Wayne Wilt Jr. and Joseph Michael Rauch.
Juries will be selected on October 27 at 10 a.m. for Perry Henderson, Hank Wible Keefer, Nathan Lee Skidmore and Shawn Michael Younker.