2011-06-30 / Local & State

Court Session Held June 21

STAFF REPORT

Judge Shawn D. Meyers of the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas presided over a court session held at the Fulton County Courthouse on Tuesday, June 21.

-Ronald Alan Murray, 32, of Chambersburg, appeared before Judge Meyers last Tuesday as a fugitive from justice. Murray’s bail was modified from $5,000 to unsecured status. He was immediately released from the Franklin County Prison, with his next court appearance to be in the state of Maryland.

 Travis Welsh, Mc- Connellsburg, appeared voluntarily on a bench warrant after having failed to appear the prior week for Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) court. Having failed to complete the terms of ARD, the 31-year-old will reappear in court for call of the criminal trial list on October 12.

 Artemas resident Michael Andrew Becker appeared in court for mandatory arraignment on two drugrelated cases involving delivery and possession of a controlled substance. He was granted a continuance and will next appear for call of the list on July 12.

 Michelle Darlene Buhrman, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., appeared in court for arraignment on two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol and one count each of disregarding a single traffic lane and careless driving. Following a recommendation by Fulton County District Attorney Travis Kendall, Buhrman, 34, was entered into the ARD program. She will accordingly complete 12 months probation.

 Thomas Brandon Hall, 29, of Crystal Spring, will be participating in the ARD program after having been charged with two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol and one count each of duties at a stop sign, turning movements/required signals, careless driving and failure to wear a seat belt. Hall will complete 12 months probation through ARD.

 A bench warrant was vacated in a case involving 21-year-old Hakeem Lowery Jefferson, Harrisonville, who has been charged with driving under the influence, investigation by officer/duty of operator, a minor prohibited from operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and no headlights. Jefferson entered a plea of not guilty. He will appear in court on October 11 for call of the criminal trial list.

 Debra K. Marshall, Mc- Connellsburg, appeared for mandatory arraignment on charges of possession of a controlled substance, the use or possession of drug paraphernalia and public drunkenness. Marshall, 46, pleaded not guilty and will reappear in court on October 11 for call of the list.

 Charles Mearl Riley, of Hagerstown, Md., entered a not-guilty plea to two counts of driving under the influence and one count each of delivery of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, the use or possession of drug paraphernalia, disregarding a single traffic lane and careless driving. The 57-year-old will appear in court for call of the list on October 11.

 Reginald Gerard Roundtree, 46, Everett, waived arraignment proceedings held on one count each of false identification to officers, failure to carry registration, failure to carry license, driving while operating privileges are suspended or revoked and investigation by officer/duty of operator. Roundtree pleaded not guilty and will reappear for call of the list on October 11.

 Chambersburg resident Nadine Taylor Deardorff appeared for ARD court held on two counts of driving under the influence and one count each of disregard of a single traffic lane, careless driving, restrictions on alcoholic beverages and failure to use a seat belts. Deardorff, 50, was admitted into the ARD program and will accordingly complete 12 months probation.

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