2013-02-28 / Local & State

Judge Van Horn Holds Court

STAFF REPORT

Judge Carol L. Van Horn 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 19.

 James Benjamin Chesnut was sentenced last Tuesday to between 30 days and six months in the Franklin County Jail for driving under the influence of alcohol.

 Joseph Anthony Scavone was ordered to complete 24 months Intermediate

Punishment that will include one month of work release with the Franklin County Jail. In addition, Scavone is forbidden to enter the McConnellsburg property of Lincoln Way Collectibles in connection with the charge of retail theft.

 Tyler Vincent Swisher was to appear for sentencing but granted a continuance until February 26. Swisher is charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.

 Kristie Ann Longenecker waived formal arraignment on two counts each of endangering the welfare of children and the corruption of minors. Longenecker pleaded guilty to one count of each and will be sentenced on April 2.

 Joseph Anthony Runk was granted a continuance by the court and will be arraigned at a later date. Runk faces three counts of theft by deception and one count of forgery.

 Caleb Miller Koons appeared in court last week for a probation/parole-violation hearing. Koons admitted to the violations and was recommitted to serve the balance of a prior sentence.

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