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Ammerman presides at plea and sentencing court
Monday, November 18, 2013
Clearfield County President Judge Fredric J. Ammerman presided over a session of plea and sentencing court Nov. 5.
• Glenn J. Evans, 46, 3968 Morrisdale-Allport Highway, Morrisdale, was ordered to serve 90 days to six months in Clearfield County Jail on a charge of driving under the influence. 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 summary offense of driving under suspension (DUI related), he received a $1,000 fine and was ordered to serve an additional 90 days in CCJ. On a summary offense of required financial responsibility, he received a $310 fine and on summary offenses of operation on stretch of highway, no insurance, safe speed and careless driving, he received a $35 fine on each charge.
• Taylor R. Clark, 24, state correctional institution, was ordered to serve 30 days to two years in the Western Diagnostic Classification Center, Pitts-burgh, on two separate cases of simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, disorderly conduct and theft of services. Clark was fined $1 on each charge, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, complete anger management counseling and pay restitution.
• Cody V. Rinehart, 23, 135 Leigy Lane, Frenchville, was ordered to serve two 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, and immediately surrender his driver's license. On a summary offense of driving under suspension, he received a $210 fine and on a summary offense of safety belt, he received a $20 fine.
• Sandra Lee Wilson, 49, 457 Fawn Lawn, Morrisdale, was ordered to serve 12 months to three years in the SCI for Women at Muncy on two counts of delivery of a controlled substance, specifically heroin, and criminal use of a communication facility. She was fined $1 on each charge, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, and not own narcotics or prescriptions for narcotics without first receiving written permission of her probation officer.
As a result of the new criminal offense, Wilson had her probation revoked. On a charge of retail theft, she was resentenced to serve one to two years in SCI-Muncy concurrent to the new criminal offense.
• Joshua J. Klaiber, 27, 122 E. Scribner Ave., DuBois, 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, 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.
On a second case of DUI, Klaiber received a $1,500 fine, and is to serve an additional 90 days to six months in CCJ. On a summary offense of drivers required to be licensed, he received a $210 fine, and on a summary offense of driving on roadways laned for traffic, he received a $35 fine. On a summary offense of disorderly conduct, he received a $25 fine.
• Hunter R. Anderson, 20, 401 East St., Philipsburg, was ordered to serve two days to one year in CCJ on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. 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, and complete drug and alcohol counseling.
• Ryan M. Gaines, 28, 3751 Deer Creek Drive, Morrisdale, was ordered to serve 169 days to one year in CCJ in addition to two years' consecutive probation on a charge of theft by unlawful taking. He received a $200 fine, is to refrain from the use of controlled substances and alcohol, not enter bars or places that serve alcohol, attend counseling as recommended by his probation officer, not enter the property of River Hill Coal Co. and Novey Metal, pay restitution and submit to DNA testing at a cost of $250.
On a second case of theft by unlawful taking, Gaines received an additional two years' probation and received a $200 fine.
• Bradley A. Hutton, 40, 612 Dorey St., Clearfield, was ordered to serve 90 days to one year in CCJ in addition to two years' consecutive probation on a charge of DUI and resisting arrest. He received a $1,600 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, have no contact with the victim or family, and immediately surrender his driver's license. On a summary offense of driving on roadways laned for traffic, he received a $35 fine.
• Ashonte McCann, 22, 1031 Hill St., Philipsburg, was ordered to serve 68 days to one year in CCJ in addition to two years' consecutive probation on a charge of terroristic threats and two counts of harassment. He was fined a total of $150, 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 and complete anger management counseling.
• Cody J. Stoy, 18, 140 Grassmyer Lane, Altoona, was ordered to serve 30 days to one year in CCJ in addition to two years' consecutive probation on charges of burglary and criminal mischief. He received a $500 fine, is to attend counseling as recommended by his probation officer, and submit to DNA testing at a cost of $250.
• Larry C. Wallace, 53, SCI, was ordered to serve one to three years in the Western Diagnostic Classification Center 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, immediately surrender his driver's license and comply with ACT 63. On a summary offense of driving under suspension (DUI related), he received a $1,000 fine and received a concurrent 90 days in CCJ. On a summary offense of vehicle registration suspended, he received a $110 fine, and on a summary offense of required financial responsibility, he received a $310 fine. On summary offenses of driving on roadways laned for traffic and careless driving, he received a $35 fine on each charge.
• Amanda R. Sutton, 29, Woodland, was ordered to serve 30 days to one year in CCJ in addition to one-year consecutive probation on a charge of hindering apprehension or prosecution. She 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 narcotics or prescriptions for narcotics without first receiving written permission of her probation officer, and attend counseling as recommended by her probation officer.
• Kemer W. Danch, 34, 520 S. State St., DuBois, was ordered to serve 60 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, 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 use seat belt, he received a $20 fine.
• Nathaniel T. Fellows, 30, 147 Spruce St., Madera, was ordered to serve 60 days to one year in CCJ in addition to one-year consecutive probation on charges of burglary and criminal trespass. He received a $200 fine, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, attend counseling as recommended by his probation officer, not enter Glen Hope Stop and Shop, pay restitution and submit to DNA testing at a cost of $250.
On a charge of criminal trespass, Fellows received a $50 fine and was ordered to serve six days to one year in CCJ.
• Shawna M. Smeal, 35, CCJ, was ordered to serve two to four years in the SCI for Women at Muncy on five cases of forgery, theft by deception, unsworn falsification and bad checks. The court ordered that she be eligible to serve her sentence in Quehanna Boot Camp. Smeal is to refrain from the use of controlled substances and alcohol, not own or possess checks or checking accounts, refrain from the use of controlled substances and pay restitution.
• Barbara J. Bundy, 62, 11 Spot Road, DuBois, was ordered to serve 90 days to one year in CCJ in addition to one-year consecutive probation 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, immediately surrender her driver's license and comply with ACT 63. On a summary offense of driving on roadways laned for traffic, Bundy received a $35 fine.
• Joel R. Kitchen, 34, 6 Cemetery Road, Clearfield, was placed on two years' probation on a charge of retail theft. He received a $200 fine, is to complete drug and alcohol counseling, complete the Clearfield-Jefferson Drug Awareness Program, not own narcotics or prescriptions for narcotics without first receiving written permission of his probation officer, comply with any rules or conditions associated with the Discovery House treatment clinic or with any other facility dealing with narcotic addiction, and not enter Martin's Grocery Store in DuBois.
• Anthony D. Niver, 27, Blose Hill Road, Big Run, 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. On a summary offense of driving on roadways laned for traffic, he received a $35 fine.
• Daniel L. Graham, 43, 465 Bigler Court Lane, Bigler, was ordered to serve 90 days to six months in CCJ on a charge of DUI. He received a $1,500 fine, is to refrain from the use of controlled substances and alcohol, 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 limitation on backing, he received a $35 fine.
• Beverly J. Reich, 50, 781 Treasure Lake, DuBois, was placed on one-year probation on a charge of bad checks. She received a $100 fine, is to complete the bad checks program and pay restitution.
• Jeffery Smithro, 44, 707 Elk Ave., Clearfield, was ordered to serve 30 days to one year in CCJ in addition to one-year consecutive probation on a charge of resisting arrest. 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 and attend counseling as recommended by his probation officer. On a summary offense of public drunkenness, he received a $35 fine.
• Sarah A. Torrell, 28, 136 Short Cut Road, Rockton, was placed on two years' probation on a charge of retail theft. She received a $100 fine, is to refrain from the use and possession of alcohol and controlled substances, not enter the property of Walmart in Sandy Township, not own or possess narcotics or prescriptions for narcotics without first receiving written permission of her probation officer and pay restitution.
• Steven P. Veres Jr., 32, 107 Oak Lane, Karthaus, was placed on two years' probation on a charge of criminal conspiracy/theft by unlawful taking. 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 enter River Hill Coal and Novey Metal, complete 50 hours of community service and pay restitution.
The following cases were continued:
• Henry Lee Cutler, 23, CCJ, charged with failure to register with the Pennsylvania State Police.
• Robert Lee Hall, 57, 334 East Ave., St. Petersburg, Fla., charged with theft by unlawful taking.
• Jeffrey A. Sprague, 29, CCJ, charged with two cases of robbery and related charges.
• Alexander Ciacelli III, 26, 605 E. Fifth St., Clearfield, charged with delivery of a controlled substance.
• Michael P. Snyder, 24, 452 E. Main St., Reynoldsville, charged with two separate cases of theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property.
• Christopher K. Reaves, 20, 116 S. Brady St., DuBois, charged with corruption of minors and retail theft.
The following people withdrew their pleas of guilty:
• Howard E. Johns Jr., 45, 120 Quarry Ave., DuBois, charged with DUI.
• John M. Williamson Jr., 33, 2825 Morrisdale-Allport Highway, Philipsburg, charged with DUI.
• A bench warrant was issued for Brittany M. Davis, 20, 768 Egypt Road, Woodland, for failing to appear for court. She is charged with receiving stolen property.

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