2011-03-10 / Local & State

Court Session Held March 1


Judge Angela Rosenberry Krom of the 39th Judicial District and the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas presided over a court session held on Tuesday, March 1, in the Fulton County Courthouse.

 Jessica Marie Bivens of McConnellsburg appeared with her defense attorney, Eric Weisbrod, and was ordered by Judge Krom to complete between 48 hours and six months in the Franklin County Prison. Bivens, 30, will pay a fine totalling $500, a $78 crime lab user fee, $10 to the emergency medical services fund and $50 to the CAT fund. Original charges levied against Bivens included disorderly conduct, driving under the influence, reckless driving and restrictions on alcoholic beverages.

 McConnellsburg resident Marvin James Fittery appeared for sentencing last Tuesday and was ordered to spend between five days and six months in the Franklin County Prison. Fittery, 51, will also complete four months through the SCRAM program. Charges against Fittery included two counts of driving under the influence, failure to carry a license and turning movements/ required signals.

 Waynesboro resident Matthew Aldon Provard, 36, appeared in court on charges of burglary, receiving stolen property and theft by unlawful taking. Provard will complete 36 months probation and undergo drug and alcohol treatment. He will also pay fines totalling $350 as well as restitution.

 Justin Lee Thomas of Orbisonia will complete between 10 days and 12 months in the Franklin County Prison. Thomas, 30, was charged with harassment and simple assault.

 Continued from the prior week, 46-year-old Tina Marie Clark of Hustontown appeared for mandatory arraignment on charges of burglary and theft by unlawful taking. Clark was admitted into the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) program and will complete 12 months probation. She will also pay $150 in fines.

 Walter Freeman Lane III of McConnellsburg appeared in court last Tuesday for mandatory arraignment on four counts of terroristic threats and one count of disorderly conduct. Lane was admitted into the ARD program and will complete 24 months probation. In addition, the 27-year-old will also pay a $150 fine.

 Warfordsburg resident Gary E. Malott waived his right to arraignment on eight counts each of receiving stolen property, theft by unlawful taking and criminal conspiracy theft. Malott entered a plea of guilty to the first count of theft and will be sentenced on April 5.

 Juan Antonio Nipper Sr. appeared in court for mandatory arraignment on charges of simple assault and harassment. The 33- year- old Needmore man pleaded guilty to simple assault and will be sentenced on April 19.

 Paul Edward Warfield, 60, waived arraignment on two counts each of burglary and criminal trespassing and one count of theft by unlawful taking. Warfield, who hails from Mercersburg, entered a not-guilty plea, and a trial has tentatively been scheduled for the April 25 court term.

 Carolyn Coelho was sentenced on one count each of the use or possession of drug paraphernalia, recklessly endangering another person and disorderly conduct. Coelho was ordered to complete between 20 days and 11 months in the Franklin County Prison for reckless endangerment. She was granted credit for time previously served and will be paroled after having submitted an approved home plan. She will also pay a $200 fine.

 Kenneth Wayne Trail, 21, of Warfordsburg appeared with Fulton County Public Defender Tamela Bard for ARD court. A written court order was issued in the matter.

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