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Judge Cherry presides at plea and sentencing court
Monday, November 4, 2013
Clearfield County Judge Paul E. Cherry presided over a session of plea and sentencing court Oct. 22.
• Larry J. Roan, 35, state correctional institution, was placed in the State Intermediate Punishment Program for two years on charges of driving under the influence and driving under suspension (DUI-related). He was fined $5,500, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, 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 license for an additional year.
The suspension may be waived if he installs an approved ignition interlock system on each motor vehicle he owns.
• John E. Hawkins Jr., 26, 1209 Blackburn Road, Madera, was ordered to serve 90 days to one year in Clearfield County Jail in addition to one-year 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.
• Ronda L. Shafer, 38, 217 W. Scribner Ave., DuBois, was ordered to serve 90 days to one year in Clearfield County Jail in addition to one year consecutive probation on three counts of theft by unlawful taking. She was fined $400, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, attend counseling as recommended by her probation officer, not enter Sears and pay restitution.
• Timothy E. Smith, 38, 195 Railroad St., Philipsburg, was ordered to serve six months to two years in the Western Diagnostic Classification Center, Pittsburgh, on a charge of simple assault. He received a $1 fine, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, complete anger management counseling, and have no contact with the victim or family. On a summary offense of harassment, he received a $1 fine.
• Allen F. Martell Jr., 27, 205 Broadway St., Reynoldsville, was ordered to serve 10 days to one year in CCJ in addition to one-year consecutive probation on two counts of bad checks. He received a $150 fine, 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, not own or possess checks or checking accounts and pay restitution. On two summary offenses of bad checks, he received a $25 fine on each count.
• Steven T. Clark, 57, County Road, Mount Pleasant, Texas, was ordered to serve five days to six months in CCJ in addition to two years' consecutive probation on charges of DUI and resisting arrest.
He received a $550 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 accident to unattended vehicle, he received a $310 fine.
• Sarah E. Rhodes, 41, 1810 Lawrence Ave., Hyde, was ordered to serve 90 days to one year in CCJ on a charge of DUI. She 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 her driver's license. On a summary offense of failure to signal, she received a $35 fine.
• Jessica Rivera, 23, 136 E. Park Ave., DuBois, was placed on two years' probation on a charge of retail theft. She received a $250 fine, is to complete the drug awareness program, complete the retail theft program, not enter Tan Zone, fully comply with any rules or conditions associated with the Discovery House treatment clinic or any other treatment facility or practitioner treating her for narcotic addiction, and pay restitution.
• John M. Emigh, 56, 26 Harbison St., Wallaceton, was ordered to serve 90 days to one year in CCJ 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 pay restitution. On a summary offense of public drunkenness, he received a $25 fine.
• Tammy L. Park, 43, Marshfield, Md., was ordered to serve 90 days to one year in CCJ in addition to two years' consecutive probation on two counts of theft by deception. She was fined $350, is to refrain from the use of controlled substances and alcohol, attend counseling as recommended by her probation officer, not enter the property of Sunny 106, complete 50 hours of community service and pay restitution.
• Steven R. Polohonki, 45, 323 W. Washington Ave., DuBois, was ordered to serve 90 days to one year in CCJ in addition to one-year 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 limitations on driving on left side of roadways, he received a $35 fine.
• Michael Reinhart, 59, 1407 Bear Run Road, Rockton, was ordered to serve one to two years in the CCJ in addition to one-year 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, immediately surrender his license and comply with ACT 63. On a summary offense of obedience to traffic control devices, he received a $35 fine.
• Elvis P. Smith, 33, 10 Reish Lane, Mill Hall, was ordered to serve three days 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, 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.
On a second case of DUI, Smith was fined an additional $1,000 fine, and is to serve an additional three days to six months in CCJ. On summary offenses of disorderly conduct and careless driving, he received a $35 fine on each charge.
• Derek B. Baldridge, 27, 217 Moody Road, Bald Knob, was ordered to serve 30 days to six months in CCJ on a charge of DUI. He received a $750 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, immediately surrender his driver's license and comply with ACT 63. On a summary offense of one way roadway, he received a $35 fine.
• Brian Swatsworth, 37, 94 Elensky Drive, was sent to the state correctional institution for a 60-day evaluation for placement into the State Intermediate Punishment Program on two cases of DUI and a case of accident involving damage to attended vehicle.
• Ana K. Murray, 21, 713 W. Long Ave., DuBois, was placed on two years' probation on a charge of theft by deception and theft by unlawful taking. She was fined $300, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, attend counseling as recommended by her probation officer, have no contact with the victim or family, pay restitution and submit to DNA testing at a cost of $250.
• Frances J. Rauch, 57, was ordered to serve three days to six months in CCJ on a charge of DUI. She 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, and complete the DUI School and a full drug and alcohol assessment.
On a summary offense of no rear lights, she received a $35 fine.
• Tyler L. Rumbaugh, 18, 205 Mill St., Osceola Mills, was placed on one-year probation on a charge of simple assault. He received a $200 fine, is to attend counseling as recommended by his probation officer and complete anger management counseling. On a summary offense of harassment, he received a $35 fine.
• Dalton E. Cole, 19, 430 Forrest Drive, was placed on one-year probation on a charge of disorderly conduct. 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, attend counseling as recommended by his probation officer, complete 50 hours of community service, have no contact with the victim or family and pay restitution.
• Edward M. Cole, 53, 138 Shirey Road, Frenchville, was ordered to serve five days to six months in CCJ on a charge of DUI. 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 immediately surrender his driver's license. On a summary offense of failure to signal, he received a $35 fine.
• Chad R. Gallaher, 28, 3977 Douglas Road, New Millport, was placed on one-year probation on a charge of accident involving damage to attended vehicle. He received a $2,500 fine, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, attend counseling as recommended by his probation officer and have no contact with the victim or family. On a summary offense of driving on roadways laned for traffic, he received a $35 fine and on a summary offense of restraint systems, he received a $20 fine.
• Derrick S. Gribble, 27, 422 W. Garden St., Emporium, was placed on two years' probation on a charge of endangering the welfare of children. 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, attend counseling as recommended by his probation officer, and not own or possess narcotics or prescriptions for narcotics without first receiving written permission of his probation officer.
• Bradley M. Hall, 28, 211 E. Second Ave., DuBois, was ordered to serve three days to six months in CCJ on a charge of DUI. He received a $100 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 charge of possession of drug paraphernalia, he received a $50 fine and was placed on one-year consecutive probation.
On a second case of possession of drug paraphernalia, Hall received a $50 fine and was placed on one-year consecutive probation.
On summary offenses of public drunkenness and disorderly conduct, he received a $35 fine on each charge.
• Nicholas E. Reed, 52, 1027 E. Pine St., Philipsburg, was ordered to serve two days to six months in CCJ on a charge of DUI. 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, and complete the DUI School and a full drug and alcohol assessment. On a summary offense of obedience to traffic control devices, he received a $35 fine.
• Douglas W. Taylor Jr., 24, 100 Fourth Ave., Curwensville, was placed on one-year probation on a charge of bad checks. He received a $250 fine, is not to enter Grampian One Stop, pay restitution and complete the bad checks program.
• Justin C. Wisor, 20, 2398 Hog Back Hill, Mineral Springs, was ordered to serve two days 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.
On a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia, he received a $50 fine and was placed on one-year consecutive probation. On a summary offense of driving on roadways laned for traffic, he received a $35 fine.
On a second case of possession of drug paraphernalia, Wisor received a $50 fine and was placed on one-year concurrent probation.
• Jessica Welsh, 30, Brockway, was placed on one-year probation on a charge of theft by deception. She was fined $200, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, not enter bars or places that serve alcohol, and complete counseling as recommended by her probation officer. On a summary offense of retail theft, she received a $50 fine.
• Phillips Parks Jr., 50, Clearfield, was before the court for resentencing from his 2009 sentencing order. On a charge of DUI, Parks 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, have no contact with the victim or family, pay $27,500 in restitution, and complete 75 hours of community service. On a charge of recklessly endangering another person, he received a $50 fine and was placed on two years' probation. On summary offenses of accidents involving damage to unattended vehicle, he received a $310 fine and on a summary offense of careless driving, he received a $35 fine.
The following cases were continued:
• Chad Barrientos, 25, 200 High St., Port Matilda, charged with false alarm to agency of public safety.
• Matthew P. Bauman, 31, 435 Pifer St., DuBois, charged with two separate cases of criminal mischief and terroristic threats.
• Jessica M. Leinemann, 25, 21 Disney Drive, Toms River, N.J., charged with access device fraud.
Bench warrants were issued for the following people for failing to appear for court:
• Michelle R. Dechurch, 34, 544 Locust St., DuBois, charged with bad checks.
• Chantel N. Eminhizer, 101 Triangle Lane, Drifting, charged with retail theft.
• Eric M. Bennett, 29, CCJ, withdrew his plea of guilty and will be placed on the trial list for further prosecution.
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