2012-08-09 / Local & State

Judge Krom Presides Over Court Session

STAFF REPORT

Judge Angela R. Krom 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, July 31.

 Willard Claude Clark appeared for sentencing on one count of driving under the influence. Clark was ordered to complete 16 months of Intermediate Punishment, which will begin with six months incarceration in the Bedford County Jail. Clark will also complete six months of SCRAM. He will pay a $1,000 fine and a $25-permonth supervision fee.

 Charles Mearl Riley appeared in court last Tuesday for sentencing on driving under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, the use or possession of drug paraphernalia and summary offenses. Riley will complete Intermediate Punishment consisting of six months and three days in the Franklin County Jail during which time he will be eligible for work release. The period of incarceration will be followed by house arrest/ electronic monitoring. He will pay a $1,000 fine, an $84 lab user fee, $10 to emergency medical services, $100 to the Substance Abuse Fund and a $150 Central Booking fee.

At the expiration of the sentence for drunk driving, Riley will complete an additional 12 months of Intermediate Punishment, which will include six months of electronic monitoring/house arrest. Riley will complete 20 hours of community service and pay a $2,500 fine and a $25-per-month supervision fee.

In regard to the use or possession of drug paraphernalia, Riley will complete 12 months Intermediate Punishment with three months of electronic monitoring/ house arrest. The sentence will run simultaneously with the sentence imposed for drug possession. The sentence also carries a $1,000 fine.

 Ali June Washabaugh will complete six months probation for fraudulently obtaining drugs for oneself or others. She will also pay $100 to Fulton County.

 Robert Alan Wilson will complete 105 days in the Franklin County Jail for driving under the influence-related charges. Wilson will pay a $1,500 fine, a $150 Central Booking fee as well as money to the Catastrophic Fund, EMS and the Substance Abuse Fund.

 Harold Roger Lininger appeared in court for mandatory arraignment on two counts of driving under the influence and two summary offenses. Lininger pleaded guilty to one count of drunk driving and will be sentenced on August 21.

 Joshua Leonard Mellott waived formal arraignment on two counts of driving under the influence and three summary offenses. Mellott entered a plea of guilty to one count of driving under the influence and will be sentenced August 21.

 David Wayne Thomas Jr. failed to appear for an Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) hearing on charges dating back to 2010. A hearing was held by the court in Thomas’ absence.

 Michael Glen Baughman Jr. appeared in court for a restitution hearing dealing with a 2011 arrest involving theft, mischief and trespassing. A hearing was held in the matter.

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