2010-06-10 / Local & State

Judges Krom, Van Horn, Herman Preside Over May Court Sessions

STAFF REPORT

Judges Angela R. Krom, Carol L. Van Horn and Douglas W. Herman of the 39th Judicial District of the Fulton/ Franklin County Court of Common Pleas presided over a series of court sessions held at the Fulton County Courthouse on May 11, 18 and 25.

Patrick Allen Bowers appeared with his attorney for sentencing on charges of driving under the influence and summary offenses. Bowers was ordered to complete between 90 days and 60 months in the Franklin County Prison.

Edward Lewis Wilson appeared with legal counsel and was sentenced to complete between six and 24 months in a state correctional institution for simple assault and harassment. Wilson’s incarceration will be followed by 90 days probation.

Terry Lee Defibaugh appeared for mandatory arraignment proceedings held on charges of driving under the influence and improper stop. Defibaugh entered a not-guilty plea. His trial his been scheduled for the July 26 term of court.

Richard Michael Hahn Jr. appeared with his attorney and was admitted into the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) program on charges of driving under the influence and summary offenses. Hahn will accordingly complete 12 months probation.

Jeffrey Herman Heffner waived arraignment proceedings on one count of driving under the influence and summary offenses. Heffner pled guilty to driving under the influence and was sentenced to 60 days in the Franklin County Prison.

Christopher Lynn Shives Jr. appeared with legal counsel and waived arraignment held on one count of terroristic threats. Shives entered a guilty plea and will be sentenced on June 29.

Carl Jonathan Stallman appeared without an attorney for sentencing on charges of possession of a small amount of marijuana, the use or possession of drug paraphernalia and driving under the influence of a controlled substance. Stallman was ordered to spend 72 hours in the Franklin County Prison.

Michael Scott Trail appeared in court on May 18 and was sentenced to participate in the Intermediate Punishment Program for the corruption of minors, interference with child custody and selling or furnishing liquor to minors.

Bob Lee Wright appeared with his attorney and was sentenced to complete up to 90 days in the Franklin County Prison for driving under the influence.

Stephen William Dubree Jr. will complete between 14 and 34 years in a state correctional institution for charges involving criminal attempt-rape of a child and indecent assault.

Lavette Macharia Jones appeared without counsel and waived arraignment proceedings held on charges of possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Jones was admitted into the ARD program and will complete six months probation.

William Alexander Schillinger appeared with legal counsel and was admitted into the ARD program. Schillinger, who was charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, will complete six months probation.

Robert Jason Will appeared with his attorney on charges of burglary, forgery and theft by unlawful taking. Will entered a plea of not guilty, and his trial has tentatively been scheduled for the July 26 term of court.

Maverick Lee Gabelli appeared without an attorney and was sentenced to 60 days probation for simple assault and harassment.

Nicole Marie Keefer appeared for sentencing on charges of criminal attempttheft and criminal conspiracy theft. Keefer will accordingly complete between 15 days and 18 months in the Franklin County Prison.

Michael Lee Montgomery was ordered to complete a total of 120 days in the Franklin County Prison in connection with driving under the influence and driving under a suspended license.

Brandon Lee Bartholow will complete six months probation through the ARD program on charges of possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and use of tobacco in schools.

Ray Milton Booth II was sentenced to complete 12 months probation through the ARD program on charges of possession of a controlled substance and the use or possession of drug paraphernalia.

Brian Keith Hartman appeared without an attorney and waived arraignment on one count each of possession of a small amount of marijuana and the use or possession of drug paraphernalia. Hartman will complete six months probation through the ARD program.

Heather Suzanne Lake entered a plea of not guilty to false or fraudulent medical assistance claims. Her trial has been scheduled for the July 26 term of court.

Matthew Allen Pittman pleaded guilty to unsworn falsifications to authorities. Pittman was sentenced to 12 months probation.

Cinda Lee Rosenberry pleaded not guilty to false of fraudulent medical assistance claims. Her trial will be held during the July 26 court term.

Charged with driving under the influence and a summary offense, Charles Brady Sharar opted to enter a plea of guilty. Sharar will be sentenced on July 20.

Victor Leslie Scott entered a plea to speeding. A written court order was issued in the matter.

Gerald Allen Bitner appeared for a hearing to terminate participation in the ARD program. Bitner pleaded guilty to driving under the influence and was sentenced to 72 hours in the Franklin County Prison.

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