2012-10-10 / Local & State

Court Session Held October 2

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 at the Fulton County Courthouse on Tuesday, Oct. 2.

 Matthew Lynn Bohrer was sentenced to complete 12 to 24 months in a state correctional institution with approximately 10 months credit granted. He is not permitted to have contact with the victim and her family. Restitution in the amount of $92.86 is also owed to the victim as well as additional restitution to the Department of Public Welfare. Bohrer will pay a $25-permonth supervision fee and a $100 fine.

 April M. Bair waived formal arraignment on two counts of fraudulently obtaining food stamps or assistance. Bair entered a plea of not guilty and will reappear in court in January 2013 for call of the criminal trial list.

 John Allen Garner waived arraignment proceedings held on one count of driving under the influence and three summary offenses. Garner pleaded guilty to driving under the influence and will be sentenced November 13.

 Jayson P. Waite waived arraignment and entered a not-guilty plea to two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol and three summary offenses. He will reappear in court in January 2013 for call of the criminal trial list.

 David Wayne Thomas Jr. appeared in court on a bench warrant and entered a guilty plea to possession of a controlled substance. He was given a time-served sentence and was paroled effective immediately. He will pay a $200 fine and a $239 lab user fee.

 Jeremy Lee Woolford appeared in court last Tuesday on a petition to terminate his participation in the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) program. Woolford admitted to the violations and was ordered to reappear in court on October 9 for call of the criminal trial list.

 Daniel James Brigham failed to appear for a probation/ parole-violation hearing. A bench warrant was issued for the arrest of Brigham.

 Barton Lee Weikel Jr. also appeared for a probation/ parole-violation hearing. He admitted to the violations and was sentenced to between four and 24 months in a state correctional institution. The sentence will begin at the expiration of a sentence previously imposed in Bedford County. He will pay a $150 fine and restitution.

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