2012-01-12 / Local & State

Court Session Held January 3


Judge Carol L. Van Horn of the 39th Judicial District and the Fulton/ Franklin County Court of Common Pleas presided over a court session held on Tuesday, January 3, at the Fulton County Courthouse.

 Gregory Scott Lanphear appeared in court for sentencing on charges of theft by unlawful taking. Lanphear was ordered to a 75- day time-served sentence and paroled to New York.

 Charles Leroy Rhodes will complete 60 months in an intermediate punishment program for driving-underthe influence infractions. The sentence will begin with 60 days in the Franklin County Prison. Rhodes will also pay $1,000 in fines and $300 to the Substance Abuse Fund.

 Amanda Teal-Sweeney appeared for sentencing on one count each of indecent exposure, disorderly conduct and false identification to law enforcement authorities. Teal-Sweeney will complete 18 months probation and pay restitution as well as $300 to the Fulton County Law Library and a $25-per-month supervision fee.

 Mark K. Walls was sentenced to between two days and six months in the Franklin County Prison for driving under the influence. Walls will complete his sentence through the jail’s weekender program beginning January 6.

 Brandi Renee Schetrompf appeared for mandatory arraignment on one count each of unsworn falsification to authorities and false reports. Schetrompf pleaded guilty to unsworn falsification.

 Darrin Ray Unger waived arraignment proceedings held on two counts of driving under the influence and five summary offenses. Unger was admitted into the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) program and will accordingly complete 12 months probation.

 Lijah Hunter Winegardner appeared for ARD court. A written court order was issued in the matter.

 Scott Francis D’Anna appeared for a probation/ parole-violation hearing. D’Anna admitted to the violations and was recommitted to the Franklin County Prison to serve 18 months and 24 days, which is the remainder of a previously imposed sentence.

 Nicholas Wayne Swope Jr. appeared for a probation/ parole-violation hearing. Swope was found in violation during the hearing.

 Nicolas D. Swope was also found in violation during a probation/parole-violation hearing.

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