2013-01-16 / Local & State

Court Session Held January 8

STAFF REPORT

Judge Shawn D. Meyers 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, January 8.

 Jennifer Irene Shaw was sentenced via video conferencing in three different cases stemming from 2012. Charges against Shaw included two counts of driving under the influence of a controlled substance and possession with intent to deliver. Court records indicate Shaw’s sentence for possession is to run concurrently with a sentence previously imposed in Bedford County.

 Antoni Shawn Airhart was admitted into the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) Program on two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol and one count of restrictions on alcoholic beverages. Airhart will complete 12 months probation and have his driving privileges suspended for a 60-day period.

 Catina Renee Carnell appeared in court last Tuesday for formal arraignment on 35 counts of forgery and one count each of theft by deception and theft by unlawful taking. Carnell entered a guilty plea to one count of forgery and one count of theft by deception, which was amended to a first-degree misdemeanor.

 Paul Michael Clapsaddle waived arraignment on two counts of the use or possession of drug paraphernalia. Clapsaddle pleaded guilty to one count of the use or possession of drug paraphernalia and was sentenced to 12 months probation and drug and alcohol treatment. He will pay $100 to Fulton County and a $113 lab user fee.

 Tina Marie Fama waived her right to mandatory arraignment on two counts of fraudulently obtaining food stamps or assistance. Fama pleaded not guilty and is next scheduled to appear in court for the April 22 trial term.

 Hakeem L. Jefferson was granted a continuance until January 22 in two criminal cases. Jefferson is charged with simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, harassment, endangering the welfare of children, three summary traffic offenses and three counts of driving under the influence of a controlled substance.

 Tabetha Lynn Mellott waived arraignment and entered a not-guilty plea to two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol and two summary traffic offenses. She will reappear in court for the April 22 trial term.

 Mandy Lou Robenolt waived her right to formal arraignment and pleaded not guilty to unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. She will reappear in court for the April 22 trial term.

 Anthony J. Spriggs waived arraignment proceedings and pleaded not guilty to intimidation of a witness/victim, terroristic threats and harassment. Spriggs is next scheduled to appear in court for the April 22 trial term.

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