2012-03-01 / Local & State

Judge Herman Presides Over February 21 Court Session

Judge Douglas W. Herman of the 39th Judicial District and the Fulton/Franklin County Court of Common Pleas presided over a court session held at the Fulton County Courthouse on Tuesday, February 21.

 Julia Ann Davis appeared in court last Tuesday for sentencing on one count of driving under the influence. Davis will complete 60 months of intermediate punishment, which will get under way with 90 days incarceration in the Franklin County Prison. She will be eligible for work release.

 Bruce Alan Foster was sentenced to complete between 72 hours and six months in the Franklin County Prison on charges of driving under the influence. Foster will also complete 30 hours of community service. Fees incurred included $1,000 in fines; a $25-permonth supervision fee; $50 to the Catastrophic Fund; $100 to the Substance Abuse Fund; and $10 to EMS.

 Terry Lynn Jukes failed to appear for sentencing on driving under the influence. A bench warrant was issued for the arrest of Jukes.

 Lance Joshua Mellott was ordered to complete 60 months probation for receiving stolen property.

 Timothy Allan Truax was sentenced to the Franklin County Prison to complete between 72 hours and six months for driving under the influence. He will be eligible to participate in the weekender program and will also complete 30 hours community service. Truax was also ordered to pay $1,000 in fines; restitution totalling $3,508.23; $100 to the Catastrophic Fund; and a $25-per-month supervision fee. In connection with one count of the use or possession of drug paraphernalia, Truax will complete 30 months probation. He will pay $50 to Fulton County and a $25-per-month supervision fee.

 Robert Allen Helsel IV failed to appear in court for formal arraignment on two counts of driving under the influence and one summary offense. A bench warrant was issued for Helsel’s arrest.

 Charles Wilbur Lynch Sr. was granted a continuance. He is scheduled to be arraigned on one count of failure to comply with Megan’s Law registration requirements.

 Cody Scott McCulloch appeared for mandatory arraignment on one count of fleeing or attempting to elude police; three counts of recklessly endangering another person; and six summary offenses. McCulloch pleaded guilty to one count of reckless endangerment and was sentenced to between 24 hours and 12 months in the Franklin County Prison. He will be eligible for the weekender program and must complete 20 hours of community service. A $25 monthly supervision fee was also imposed.

 Claudia Esmeralda Cabrera appeared in court on two counts of driving under the influence and two summary offenses. Cabrera pleaded guilty to drunk driving.

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