2013-12-05 / Local & State

Court Session Held November 26

STAFF REPORT

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, November 26.

 Oscar F. Benitez was sentenced to complete five days with the Franklin County Jail’s weekender program for driving under the influence of alcohol.

 Roosevelt Washington was sentenced to 30 days with the Franklin County Jail’s weekender program for driving under the influence of alcohol. Washington will also pay a $750 fine as well as court costs.

 James Robert Dykstra waived formal arraignment proceedings and entered a guilty plea to unauthorized use of a vehicle. Dykstra was sentenced to one month in the Franklin County Jail and will be eligible for work release.

 Warren L. Seville waived arraignment proceedings and pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct. His sentence was time served to 12 months, and Seville was slated to be released immediately from the Franklin County Jail to the Elm Croft Assisted Living Center. Seville was reminded to refrain from consuming alcohol and will pay a $25 fine and court costs.

 Emily Renae Morris appeared in court last Tuesday for possible termination of the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) program. She was ordered to pay a total of $120 to the Fulton County Food Basket for not completing mandatory community service hours.

 Bradley Gordon appeared for a probation-violation hearing and was granted an extension through June 1 to complete community service hours as well as a domestic violence treatment class.

 Bernard Crawley failed to appear for a Post Conviction Relief Act hearing but through his attorney requested a continuation. It was noted Crawley’s attendance at the hearing was linked to not having money for transportation.

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