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Judge Ammerman presides at plea and sentencing court session
Monday, March 25, 2013
Clearfield County President Judge Fredric J. Ammerman presided over a session of plea and sentencing court March 11-12.
• Katelynn V. Henry, 24, Westmoreland County Jail, was ordered to serve six months to one year in Clearfield County Jail in addition to two years' consecutive probation on two counts of criminal conspiracy/possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, specifically heroin. She received a $200 fine, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, not own narcotics or prescriptions for narcotics without first receiving written permission of her probation officer, complete drug and alcohol counseling and submit to DNA testing at a cost of $250. On a charge of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, specifically cocaine, she received a $200 fine and was ordered to serve a concurrent six months to one year in CCJ.
• Nicholas J. Strickland, 24, CCJ, was ordered to serve nine months to two years in the Western Diagnostic Classification Center, Pittsburgh, on a charge of burglary. He received a $1 fine, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, not enter bars or places that serve alcohol, have no contact with the victim or family, pay restitution, not enter Front Street Jewelry in Philipsburg and submit to DNA testing at a cost of $250. On a summary offense of criminal mischief, he received a $1 fine
As a result of the new criminal offense, Strickland had his probation revoked. On a charge of theft by unlawful taking, he was resentenced to serve three months to two years in the Western Diagnostic Classification Center, Pittsburgh, consecutive to the previous case.
• Steve Long, 48, 992 Bottom Road, Rockton, was ordered to serve 90 days to one year in CCJ in addition to two years' consecutive probation on a charge of DUI. He received a $500 fine, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, not enter any bars or places that serve alcohol, complete the DUI School and a full drug and alcohol assessment, immediately surrender his driver's license, and comply with ACT 63, which suspends a person's driver's license for an additional year. The suspension may be waived if he installs an approved ignition interlock system on each motor vehicle he owns. On a summary offense of driving on right side of roadway, he received a $35 fine.
• Tyler K. Rowles, 24, 51 Jones Lane, Clearfield, was ordered to serve 60 days to one year in CCJ in addition to two years' consecutive probation on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, fleeing or attempting to elude police and possession of small amount of marijuana. He was fined $750, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, not enter bars or places that serve alcohol, complete drug and alcohol counseling, and not own or possess narcotics or prescriptions for narcotics without first receiving written permission of his probation officer.
On a summary offense of driving under suspension (DUI-related), he received a $500 fine, and was ordered to serve an additional 60 days in CCJ. On summary offenses of one-way roadways, driving on roadways laned for traffic, stop and yield signs, failure to signal, safe speed and operating vehicle without official certificate of inspection, he received a $35 fine on each charge. On a summary offense of registration required, he received an $85 fine and on a charge of vehicle registration suspended, he received a $110 fine. On a summary offense of driver's required to be licensed, he received a $210 fine and on a charge of required financial responsibility, he received a $310 fine.
• Robert J. Milhomme, 26, DuBois, was ordered to serve 45 days to one year in CCJ in addition to two years' consecutive probation on a charge of retail theft. He received a $200 fine, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, not enter any bars or places that serve alcohol, complete the retail theft program and not enter Sears in DuBois.
• Cody V. Rinehart, 22, 66 Wallaceton Road, Morrisdale, was ordered to serve six months to one year in CCJ in addition to two years' consecutive probation on charges of fleeing or attempting to elude police and recklessly endangering another person. He was fined $300, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, have no contact with the victim or family, attend counseling as recommended by his probation officer and submit to DNA testing at a cost of $250.
On a summary offense of driving under suspension, he received a $210 fine.
As a result of the new criminal offense, Rinehart had his probation revoked. On a charge of fleeing or attempting to elude police, he was resentenced to serve 63 days to one year in CCJ in addition to one-year consecutive probation.
• Michael S. Siple, 28, 619 Locust St., DuBois, was ordered to serve nine months to two years in the Western Diagnostic Classification Center on charges of resisting arrest and criminal mischief. He was fined $1 on each charge, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, not enter bars or places that serve alcohol, attend counseling as recommended by his probation officer and pay restitution. The court recommended he be eligible to serve his sentence in Quehanna Boot Camp.
• Dahr L. Dodge, 38, 22 Goodrow Lane, Woodland, was ordered to serve five days to six months in CCJ on a charge of driving under the influence. He received a $300 fine, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, not enter any bars or places that serve alcohol, complete the DUI School and a full drug and alcohol assessment, immediately surrender his driver's license and comply with ACT 63. On a summary offense of driving on roadways laned for traffic, he received a $35 fine.
• Charles Stoker, 37, 1017 Golden Yoke Road, Luthersburg, was ordered to serve 48 hours to six months in CCJ on a charge of DUI. He received a $500 fine, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, not enter bars or places that serve alcohol, complete the DUI School and a full drug and alcohol assessment, and immediately surrender his driver's license.
• Chris A. Vaugh, 39, 2156 Carbon Mine Road, Clearfield, was ordered to serve 90 days to one year in CCJ in addition to two years' consecutive probation on a charge of DUI. He received a $1,500 fine, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, not enter bars or places that serve alcohol, complete the DUI School and a full drug and alcohol assessment, and immediately surrender his driver's license. On a summary offense of driving on right side of roadway, he received a $35 fine.
• Clifford J. Smeal, 32, 2944 Darlington Road, Beaver Falls, was ordered to serve 90 days to one year in CCJ in addition to two years' consecutive probation on a charge of DUI. He received a $1,500 fine, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, complete the DUI School and a full drug and alcohol assessment, and immediately surrender his driver's license. On a summary offense of driving on roadways laned for traffic, he received a $35 fine.
• Nicole Ann Confer, 43, Drifting, was ordered to serve five to 90 days in CCJ on a summary offense of harassment in addition to two years' consecutive probation on a charge of simple assault. She was fined $300, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, not enter bars or places that serve alcohol, have no contact with the victim or family nor enter their property and complete anger management counseling.
• Matthew E. Deyarmin, 24, 1131 Byers Road, Indiana, was ordered to serve 30 days in CCJ on a charge of harassment and received a $25 fine. On a charge of simple assault, he received a $300 fine and was placed on two years' consecutive probation. Deyarmin is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, complete anger management counseling, complete 75 hours of community service and have no contact with the victim or family with the exception of minimal contact facilitating the rights of custody.
• Brian A. Gausman, 33, 25 Chevy Lane, Clearfield, was ordered to serve 15 days to one year in CCJ in addition to one-year consecutive probation on charges of simple assault and terroristic threats. He was fined $150, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, not enter bars or places that serve alcohol and complete anger management counseling. On a summary offense of harassment, he received a $25 fine.
• Chance A. Schalk, 25, 423 S. Main St., DuBois, was ordered to serve 90 days to one year in CCJ in addition to two years' consecutive probation on a charge of delivery of a controlled substance, specifically Oxycodone. He received a $200 fine, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, not enter bars or places that serve alcohol, not own or possess narcotics or prescriptions for narcotics without first receiving written permission of his probation officer, attend counseling as recommended by his probation officer and submit to DNA testing at a cost of $250.
• Daniel-Clayton Johnson, 22, 807 N. 17th St., Harrisburg, was ordered to serve 72 hours to six months in CCJ on a charge of DUI. He received a $1,000 fine, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, not enter bars or places that serve alcohol, complete the DUI School and a full drug and alcohol assessment, and immediately surrender his driver's license. On a summary offense of registration and certificate of title required, he received an $85 fine and on a summary offense of maximum speed limits, he received a $65 fine. On a summary offense of restraint systems, he received a $20 fine.
• Brandon J. Stiffler, 28, 365 Matthew Road, Grampian, was ordered to serve 15 days to one year in CCJ in addition to two years' consecutive probation on charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and theft by unlawful taking. He was fined $400, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, not enter bars or places that serve alcohol, complete drug and alcohol counseling, have no contact with the victim or family, not own or possess narcotics or prescriptions for narcotics without first receiving written permission of his probation officer, comply with any programs dealing with the treatment of his addiction and complete Clearfield County's drug awareness program.
• Gage P. Wilsoncroft, 19, 54 S. Hill St., Coalport, was ordered to serve three days to one year in CCJ in addition to one-year consecutive probation on charges of simple assault, recklessly endangering another person and disorderly conduct. He was fined $400, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, not enter bars or places that serve alcohol, complete anger management counseling and have no contact with the victim or family.
• Garrett K. Witherite, 19, 413A Merrill St., Clearfield, was ordered to serve 75 days to one year in CCJ in addition to one-year consecutive probation on a charge of retail theft. He was fined $200, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, complete the retail theft program, pay restitution and not enter Bob's Army and Navy, Clearfield.
• Armando Marroquin, 31, Pittsburgh, was placed on two years' probation on a charge of simple assault. He received a $300 fine, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, not enter bars or places that serve alcohol, complete the DUI School and a full drug and alcohol assessment and have no contact with the victim or family. On a summary offense of harassment, he received a $25 fine.
The following cases were continued:
• Steve A. Long, 48, 992 Bottom Road, Rockton, charged with DUI.
• Laura K. Baldwin, 40, 424 River Road, Clearfield, charged with aggravated assault.
• Kali Jo Davis, 31, 2944 Darlington Road, Beaver Falls, charged with forgery
• Eric J. McClelland, 32, 320 Main St., Ramey, charged with DUI.
• Valerie D. Shaw, 55, 2638 Montgomery Run Road, Clearfield, charged with aggravated assault by vehicle while DUI.
• A bench warrant was issued for Anthony M. Hile for failing to appear for court. He is charged with retail theft.
• Albert E. McGary Jr., 49, Hyde, withdrew his plea of guilty and will be placed on the trial list for further disposition. He is charged with DUI.
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