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Judge Cherry presides at recent ARD court session
Friday, February 27, 2009
Clearfield County Judge Paul E. Cherry presided over a session of accelerated rehabilitative disposition court Tuesday.

ARD is a period of probation in which the defendant does not plead guilty and must comply with certain conditions of the program. Upon successful completion of the program charges may be dismissed.

The following defendants were accepted in the program on the charge of driving under the influence.

Each was ordered to pay $650 in costs of the program, serve six months' probation under the supervision of Clearfield County Department of Probation Services, complete the Clearfield County DUI School, refrain from the use and possession of alcoholic beverages and complete a period of community service based on their blood alcohol content.

Those with a BAC of .15 and below were ordered to serve 30 hours of community service and received a 30-day license suspension while those with a .16 BAC and above were ordered to serve 60 hours of community service and received a 60-day license suspension.

Minors receive a 90-day license suspension and 90 hours of community service, while those below .10 received 20 hours of community service and no license suspension.

The following people had their licenses suspended for 60 days and are to perform 60 hours of community service:

  • Kathey Joann Shimmel, 46, 4842 Morgan Run Road, West Decatur. On a summary offense of driving on roadways laned for traffic, she received a $35 fine.
  • Walter C. Hauck, 66, 178 N. Sixth St., Grampian.

On summary offenses of driving on roadways laned for traffic and safe speed, he received a $35 fine on each charge.

  • Mark A. Ferko, 45, 3355 Smithtown Road, Falls Creek. On a summary offense of obedience to traffic control devices, he received a $35 fine
  • Carrie Ann Salada, 31, 808 Fifth Ave., Brockway. On a summary offense of obedience to traffic control devices, she received a $35 fine.

The following people had their licenses suspended for 30 days and are to perform 30 hours of community service:

  • Steven A. Sopic, 50, 638 Naulton Road Ext., Curwensville. On a summary offense of driving on roadways laned for traffic, he received a $35 fine.
  • Robert C. Dillman, 44, Cranberry Township.
  • Kenneth J. Hyde, 24, 15 Siezega Road, DuBois. On summary offenses of careless driving and failure to notify police of accident, he received a $35 fine on each charge.
  • Kaylee R. Kulbacki, 21, 819 Lundgren Road, DuBois. On a summary offense of careless driving,  she  received a  $35  fine.
  • Garrett T. Tobias, 21, 408 Fruithill Road, New Millport. On a summary offense of safe speed, he received a $35 fine.
  • Ronald J. Spinelli, 58, Boalsburg, was placed on the ARD program for one year on a charge of disorderly conduct. He is to pay $200 in costs of the program, to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances and attend counseling as recommended by his probation officer.
  • Thomas R. Kuhlman, 47, 111 Stoney Point Road, Philipsburg, was rejected for the ARD program.

 


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