2013-05-23 / Local & State

Judge Herman Presides Over Court Session

By Chanin Rotz-Mountz


President Judge Douglas W. Herman 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, May 14.

Terrie Lee Box appeared in court last Tuesday for sentencing on one count of false identification to law enforcement authorities. Box was sentenced to time served to 12 months incarceration as well as 20 hours of community service and fines and fees.

Jeffrey Lee Brown was ordered to 30 days to six months in the Franklin County Jail for driving under the influence of alcohol. Once paroled, Brown will participate in the SCRAM program and complete 20 hours community service. A $750 fine was also imposed.

Jason Thomas Cotherman was ordered to pay restitution totalling $393.42 for the replacement of a Mc- Connellsburg retail business window that was broken during an act of criminal mischief. He was ordered to complete 45 to 90 days in the Franklin County Jail and was paroled immediately with credit given for time served.

Loren Ryan Stains will complete 72 hours to six months in the Franklin County Jail in connection with driving under the influence. Stains will complete 30 hours of community service following his release and pay a $1,000 fine.

Keshia Bohrer was admitted into the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) program on charges of driving under the influence of controlled substances. She will complete a probationary sentence in conjunction with ARD.

Albert Leroy Hess waived his right to formal arraignment and entered a plea of not guilty to delivery and possession of a controlled substance. He is scheduled to appear in court on July 9 for call of the criminal trial list.

Randy Lyn Stahle appeared in court for arraignment in three separate criminal cases involving theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property, possession of a controlled substance, the use or possession of drug paraphernalia and the unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Stahle pleaded guilty to theft, the use or possession of drug paraphernalia and the unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and will be sentenced on June 25.

Claudia Esmeralda Cabrera appeared for a post conviction relief appeal hearing in connection with a driving under-the-influence case dating back to 2011.

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