Judge Walsh Presides Over Nov. 4 Court Session
Judge Richard J. Walsh of the 39th Judicial District of the Court of Common Pleas presided over a court session held at the Fulton County Courthouse on Tuesday, November 4.
Sondra Melissa Barnhart appeared with legal counsel on charges of bad checks. Barnhart pled not guilty, and her trial will be held during the January 26 term of court.
Aliza Jane Clark appeared with her attorney on two counts of driving under the influence and nine summary offenses. Clark waived arraignment proceedings and entered a not-guilty plea. Her trial will be conducted during the January 26 term of court.
William Raymond Huber appeared with legal counsel on one count each of false insurance claims and criminal attempt theft. Huber, who pled not guilty, will reappear in court during the January 26 court term for a trial.
Daniel Ray Nazelrod III appeared with his attorney on three counts of manufacture with intent to deliver. Nazelrod entered a not guilty plea, and his trial will be conducted during the January 26 term of court.
Andrew Robert Skidmore appeared with counsel on one count of driving under the influence to which he entered a not-guilty plea. Skidmore's trial will be held during the January 26 term of court.
William Christopher Holt appeared in court with legal counsel on two counts of driving under the influence and four summary offenses. Holt was admitted into the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) program and will complete 12 months probation.
James William Shaffer appeared with his attorney on one count each of possession of an instrument of crime, persons not to possess firearms and two counts of unlawful taking or possession of wildlife. Shaffer entered a guilty plea to possession of an instrument of crime and will be sentenced on December 23 following the completion of a presentence investigation.
Elizabeth Fern Souders appeared in court on a motion for a new trial.
Daniel Richard Harper appeared with legal counsel for sentencing on one count each of theft by unlawful taking and false reports. Harper was sentenced to between 15 and 36 months in a state correctional institution (SCI) for theft and an additional one to 12 months for false reports.
Robert Jay Miller appeared with his attorney for sentencing on charges of driving under the influence and accidents involving death or personal injury. Miller will complete between 12 and 60 months in a SCI.
Charles William Richards appeared with his legal counsel for sentencing on theft by unlawful taking. Richards will complete between 12 and 36 months in a state correctional institution and is eligible for boot camp.
Those appearing for probation/ parole-violation hearings were Gary Cecil Mills and Jack Duane Weaver. In addition, Christopher Jason Blankley appeared for a hearing to terminate his participation in the ARD program.