2010-04-08 / Local & State

Judge Meyers Presides Over Court Session

Judge Shawn Meyers of the 39th Judicial District of the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas presided over a court session held on Tuesday, March 16, at the Fulton County Courthouse.

Matthew Robert Dicken appeared without legal counsel for mandatory arraignment proceedings held on charges of possession of a small amount of marijuana. Dicken pleaded guilty and was sentenced to complete 30 days probation.

Jennifer Anne Keating failed to appear in court on charges of the use or possession of drug paraphernalia and summary offenses. A bench warrant was issued for Keating’s arrest.

Gregory Allen Seville appeared with his attorney and waived arraignment on charges of simple assault and harassment. Seville pleaded not guilty, and his trial has tentatively been scheduled for the July 26 term of court.

Tammy Lyn Sheeder appeared in court on charges of endangering the welfare of children and entered a guilty plea. She will be sentenced on April 20.

Kevin Tyler Rideout appeared with legal counsel and entered a plea of guilty to the use or possession of drug paraphernalia. Rideout will be sentenced on April 30.

Juan Nipper appeared pro-se for a contempt hearing and was granted a continuance until May 4.

Terrell Dawon Bass appeared with his attorney for sentencing on two separate incidents involving delivery of a controlled substance. Bass was ordered to complete between three and 12 months in the Franklin County Prison as well as an additional sentence of three to 11 months. He will also pay $500 in fines.

Gary Lee Mason Jr. appeared in court on six counts of burglary. He will complete between 25 1/2 months and 72 months in a state correctional institution.

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