2012-09-20 / Local & State

Judge Walker Presides Over Court Session


Senior Judge John R. Walker of the 39th Judicial District and the Fulton/ Franklin County Court of Common Pleas presided over a court session at the Fulton County Courthouse on Tuesday, September 11.

 Christopher Nathan Koons was granted a continuance until a later date. At that time, Koons will be sentenced for driving under the influence.

 Leon James Mumma appeared in court last Tuesday and was sentenced to complete between five days and six months in the Franklin County Prison for driving under the influence.

 Anthony Philip Lane appeared for formal arraignment on two counts each of simple assault and terrorstic threats as well as one count each of recklessly endangering another person and harassment. Lane pleaded guilty to simple assault and terroristic threats. He will be sentenced on October 30.

 Chase Wayan Steigerwald waived arraignment on two counts of the use or possession of drug paraphernalia and one count of possession of a small amount of marijuana. Steigerwald pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana and was sentenced to 30 days probation. He will pay a $113 lab user fee and $100 to the Substance Abuse Fund.

 Lance Joshua Mellott appeared for a probation/ parole-violation hearing. Attorney Philip Harper was appointed to serve as Mellott’s counsel. A written court order was issued in the matter.

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