2011-08-11 / Local & State

Judge Krom Holds Court Session

STAFF REPORT

Judge Angela Rosenberry Krom of the 39th Judicial District representing the Fulton/ Franklin County Court of Common Pleas presided over a court session held Tuesday, August 2, at the Fulton County Courthouse.

 Mercersburg resident Paul Edward Warfield was set to appear in court for sentencing on one count of burglary, a second-degree felony. He granted a continuance.

 James Robert Baughman, 24, of Harrisonville, appeared in court last Tuesday for formal arraignment on one count of terroristic threats; two counts each of recklessly endangering another person, harassment, criminal mischief; and four counts of simple assault. The Licking Creek Township man entered a guilty plea to one count of terroristic threats and will be sentenced on October 4.

 Stephen Christopher Jones, of Cheverly, Md., appeared for formal arraignment on two counts of driving under the influence of a controlled substance and one count each of possession of a small amount of marijuana, careless driving, investigation by an officer/duty of operator and the use or possession of drug paraphernalia. In following the recommendation of Fulton County District Attorney Travis Kendall, Jones, 20, was entered into the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) program. He will accordingly complete 12 months probation.

 Warfordsburg resident Zachary Daniel Marro waived arraignment on one count of criminal trespassing. Marro, 22, was admitted into the ARD program and will complete 12 months probation and 30 hours of community service.

 Sebastian David Santibanez, of Union City, N.J., appeared for formal arraignment on two counts of false reports and one count each of unsworn falsification to authorities, statements under penalty and driving while privileges are suspended or revoked. The 28-year-old entered a guilty plea to one count of false reports and driving while operating privileges are suspended or revoked. He will be sentenced on September 6.

 Shane Douglas Singer, 19, of Big Cove Tannery, appeared in court on charges related to possession of a small amount of marijuana and the use or possession of drug paraphernalia. Singer pleaded guilty to drug possession and was ordered to complete 12 months probation and 50 hours of community service. He will also pay $113 in lab user fees, a $100 fine and undergo drug and alcohol treatment.

 Andrew Robert Skidmore, Warfordsburg, waived arraignment proceedings held on three counts of simple assault, two counts of terroristic threats and one count each of recklessly endangering another person and harassment. Skidmore, 25, pleaded “no contest” to simple assault and terroristic threats. He will be sentenced on October 4 following the completion of a presentence investigation by the Fulton County Probation Department.

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