2009-12-17 / Police Reports

Nov. 17, 24, Dec. 8 Court Sessions Held

STAFF REPORT

Judges Douglas W. Herman and Richard J. Walsh of the 39th Judicial District of the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas presided over court sessions held at the Fulton County Courthouse on Tuesday, November 17, November 24 and December 8.

Casey Foster DeShong appeared with legal representation for arraignment proceedings held on charges of driving under the influence. DeShong was admitted into the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) program and will accordingly complete 12 months probation.

Andrew C. Doyle appeared without an attorney on charges of the use or possession of drug paraphernalia. Doyle was admitted into the ARD program and will complete 12-months probation.

Daniel Brock Flowers appeared with his attorney and waived arraignment on one count of driving under the influence. Flowers entered a notguilty plea, and his trial has been tentatively scheduled for the January 19, 2010, term of court.

Sandra Lee Gilbert appeared without legal counsel on charges of driving under the influence. Gilbert pleaded not guilty. Her trial has been set for the January 19 court term.

Lisa C. Haulman appeared with her attorney on charges of the manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to manufacture and the use or possession of drug paraphernalia. Haulman pleaded not guilty, and her trial has been scheduled for January 19.

Hank Keefer appeared in court on a series of incidents involving forgery. Keefer waived arraignment and entered a notguilty plea. His trial will be held during the January 19 term of court.

Kirk Edward Danfelt was ordered to complete 36 months probation for receiving stolen property. Danfelt will also pay a $150 fine to Fulton County.

Thomas Riley Wills Jr. appeared in court on charges of interference with the custody of children, statutory sexual assault and the corruption of minors. Wills was ordered to complete between seven months and 24 months in a state correctional institution (SCI) for interfering with the custody of children. He was also granted 153 days credit for time previously served.

On charges of statutory sexual assault, Wills will spend an additional seven to 24 months in a SCI. The sentence will be followed by an additional two- to 12-month sentence for corrupting minors.

Samuel Richard Morningstar appeared with his attorney for a probation/parole-violation hearing. A written court order was issued in the matter.

James Michael Buser appeared without counsel on November 24 and waived arraignment proceedings held on charges of driving under the influence. Buser pleaded not guilty, and his trial has been scheduled for the January 25 term of court.

Marvin James Fittery appeared with his attorney on charges of driving under the influence. Fittery entered a notguilty plea, and his trial will be set for the January 25 court term.

Vincent P. Hughes appeared with legal counsel on charges of driving under the influence, to which he entered a not-guilty plea. Hughes also appeared in court on additional charges involving terroristic threats, harassment and simple assault. Hughes again entered a notguilty plea. His trials have been tentatively set for the January 25 term of court.

Robert Tyler Wesley appeared with his attorney for arraignment on one count of driving under the influence. Wesley pled not guilty. His trial will be held during the January 25 term of court.

Christopher Aaron Yost appeared in court for a hearing to terminate his participation in the ARD program. A written court order was issued in the matter.

Jason Briggs appeared on a bench warrant, and Thomas Arthur Pavlinic appeared for a summary appeal plea.

Andrew Leslie Johnson was sentenced to complete nine months probation for providing false identification to law enforcement authorities.

Ronald Lee Kahn II will be completing a total of 36 months probation for making terroristic threats.

Cindy Naugle was ordered by the court to complete 24 months probation for propelling a missile into an occupied vehicle.

Susan Marie Naugle will spend between six and 12 months in the Franklin County Prison in connection with terroristic threats.

On December 8, Robert Prebehalla appeared without an attorney and waived arraignment on one count each of simple assault and harassment. Prebehalla pleaded not guilty. His trial will be conducted during the January 12 term of court.

Charged with criminal mischief, Michael Ray Swope was admitted into the ARD program. Swope will complete 12 months probation in conjunction with the program.

Marvin James Fittery appeared with his attorney and was admitted into the ARD program on charges of driving under the influence. He was sentenced to 12 months probation.

Vincent P. Hughes appeared with legal counsel and was ordered to complete 12 months probation through the ARD program. Hughes had been charged with driving under the influence.

Robert Wesley Tyler appeared with his attorney on charges of driving under the influence. Tyler pleaded guilty, and he will be sentenced on January 19.

Sterling Jerome Branche will complete nine months in the Franklin County Prison for receiving stolen property.

Michael Eldon Deneen appeared in court on charges of driving under the influence and driving under a suspended license. He will complete 90 days in the Bedford County Prison.

George Lorenzo-Lozada was granted time served in connection with the use or possession of drug paraphernalia.

Christine Kerlin Mellott was sentenced to 12 months in the Franklin County Prison for driving under the influence.

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