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PUBLIC RECORD: District court

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By The Staff

The Honorable Judge Donna Dutton presided over the following cases in District Court on November 25, 2008.

Civil:

Gary Goodlett v Mary Aldridge. Judgment for Gary Goodlett.

The Honorable Judge Linda Armstrong presided over the following cases in District Court on December 5, 2008.

Traffic:

Luis Solorzano. Charge #1, speeding 11 mph over the limit. $22 fine, $138 court costs. Pled guilty. Charge #2, no operator’s license. Pled guilty. Sentenced to 10 days, credit for time served.

Oda Emerson Jr. Speeding 20 mph over the limit. Pled guilty. State traffic school. $143 court costs.

Dalton A. Nalley. Speeding 19 mph over the limit. State traffic school.

Charles R. Nichter II. Charge #1, excessive window tinting-windshield. Pled guilty. $20 fine, $143 court costs. Charge #2, failure to wear seat belt. Pled guilty. $25 fine. Charge #3, failure to produce insurance card. Amended to failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security first offense. Pled guilty. $500 fine, $400 conditionally discharged with 12 months insurance monitoring.

Danny L. Searcy. Speeding 10 mph over the limit. Paid $163.

Reginald L. Beckley. No operator’s/moped license. Amended to no license in possession. Pled guilty. $20 fine, $143 court costs.

Scott N. Frye. Charge #1, careless driving. Merged. Charge #2, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, .08, second offense. Amended to DUI first offense. Pled guilty. 30-day suspension of operator’s license, $728 fine and court costs.

Cameron J. Gantz. Reckless driving. Pled guilty. 6 months diversion. $143 court costs.

Robert L. Merker. Charge #1, speeding 26 mph over/greater. Merged. Charge #2, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, .08 with aggravator, first offense. Amended to DUI first offense, no aggravator. Pled guilty. 30-day suspension of operator’s license, enroll in ADEP, $728 fine and court costs.

Joseph Conley Poore. Charge #1, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license. Pled guilty. $20 fine, $143 court costs. Charge #2, possess open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle. Dismissed. Charge #3, improper registration plate. Dismissed. Charge #4, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense. Pled guilty. $500 fine.

Daniel K. Helton. Speeding 20 mph over the limit. Guilty. State traffic school.

Victor Manuel del Angel-Vazquez. Charge #1, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, .08 with aggravator, first offense. Amended to DUI first offense no aggravator. Pled guilty. Sentenced to 4 days, credit for time served, $728 fine and court costs. Charge #2, leaving scene of accident/failure to render aid or assistance. Merged into charge #1. Charge #3, no operator’s/moped license. $50 fine. Charge #4, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, first offense. $500 fine.

 Misdemeanor:

Terry Curtsinger. Terroristic threatening 3rd degree. Pled guilty. Sentenced to 60 days conditionally discharged for two years.

Frank Bell. Charge #1, criminal trespassing 3rd degree. Charge #2, assault 4th degree, no visible injury. Defer prosecution until 12/4/09. No contact with complaining witness.

Frank Bell. Assault 4th degree, minor injury. Defer prosecution until 12/4/09. No contact with complaining witness.

Mark A. Conatser. Assault 4th degree domestic violence minor injury. Defer prosecution until 6/5/09.

Kevin L. Fulkerson. Illegal take/pursue deer/wild turkey. Pled guilty. $100 fine, $153 court costs. Restitution review 6/5/09.

Billy Dewaine Hammons. Charge #1, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, etc., .08, first offense. Pled guilty. 30-day suspension of operator’s license, enroll in ADEP, $738 fine and court costs. Charge #2, possession of marijuana. Pled guilty. $100 fine. Charge #3, use/possess drug paraphernalia, first offense. Merged with charge #2. Charge #4, possess open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle. Pled guilty. $35 fine. Charge #5, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, first offense. Dismissed.

Timothy Hardin. Charge #1, possession of marijuana. Pled guilty. $100 fine, $153 court costs, $150 to SCDIF. Charge #2, use/possess drug paraphernalia, first offense. Pled guilty. $50 fine.

Matthew D. Nation. Illegal taking of wildlife. Pled guilty. $100 fine, $153 court costs, forfeit weapon.

Stephen J. Recktenwald. Non support. Decision on 1/16/09.

Hope Redmon. Violation of local county ordinance. Defer prosecution for six months.

Gerald K. Schutt. 11 counts of theft by deception under $300. Pled guilty to all charges. Sentenced to 365 days conditionally discharged to two years. Restitution review on 2/27/09.

Nicholas Benjamin Reed. Criminal mischief 3rd degree. Pled guilty. $50 fine, $148 court costs.

Felony:

Lisa King. 1st degree possession of controlled substance/cocaine, first offense. Amended to misdemeanor charge of possession of controlled substance, 3rd degree, first offense. Pled guilty. Sentenced to 365 days, conditionally discharged for two years, $153 court costs. Charge #2, use/possess drug paraphernalia, first offense. Pled guilty. $50 fine.

Ada McGaha. Flagrant non support. Amended to misdemeanor charge of non support. Pled guilty. Sentenced to 180 days conditionally discharged for two years.

The Honorable Judge Donna Dutton presided over the following cases in District Court on December 12, 2008.

Traffic:

Anthony J. Aldridge. Speeding 26 mph over/great. Amended to speeding 25 over the limit. $203 fine and court costs.

Jerod E. Bridgewater. Speeding 15 mph over the limit. Defer prosecution.

Farris Fritts. Speeding 15 mph over the limit. State traffic school.

Michael A. Harley. Speeding 26 mph over/greater. Guilty. $203 fine and court costs.

Raymond B. Heckman. Possess open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle. Guilty. $188 fine and court costs.

Donald C. Keeling. Speeding 22 mph over the limit. Diversion. $143 court costs.

Lindsey N. Kempf. Speeding 19 mph over the limit. Traffic school. $143 court costs.

Westley D. Nation. Charge #1, failure to or improper signal. Guilty. Charge #2, dismissed. Charge #3, failure to wear seat belts. Guilty. $188 fines and court costs.

Ashley J. Spencer. Charge #1, Dismissed. Charge #2, failure to produce insurance card. Amended to failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security. Guilty. $500 fine, $143 court costs. Charge #3, dismissed.

Rodney A. Townsley. Speeding 22 mph over the limit. Traffic school. $143 court costs.

William C. English. Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, etc., .08, first offense. Guilty. 30-day suspension of operator’s license, enroll in AEP, $728 fine and court costs.

Joseph M. Gast. Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, etc., .08, first offense. Guilty. 30-day suspension of operator’s license, enroll in AEP, $728 fine and court costs.

Robert K. Hancock. Charge #1, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license. Amended to no license in possession. Guilty. $20 fine. Charge #2, dismissed. Charge #3, dismissed. Charge #4, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense. Guilty. $500 fine, $400 conditionally discharged, $143 court costs.

Vanessa L. Hester. Charge #1, dismissed. Charge #2, dismissed. Charge #3, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense. Guilty. $500 fine, $400 waived, $143 court costs. Charge #4, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license. Amended to no license in possession. Guilty. $20 fine.

Stewart L. Poling. Failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense. $500 fine, $400 waived, $138 court costs.

Nickolas K. Williams. Speeding 26 mph over/greater. Amended to speeding 25 mph over the limit. Traffic school. $143 court costs.

Misdemeanor:

Rhonda Olt. Motion for expungement granted.

Daniel L. Brady. Charge #1, possession of marijuana. Guilty. $100 fine, $150 to DIF. Charge #2, merged. Charge #3, possess open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle. Guilty. $35 fine. Charge #4, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, etc., .08, first offense. Guilty. 30-day suspension of operator’s license, enroll in AEP, $728 fine and court costs.

Ashley Marie Cummings. Assault 4th degree domestic violence minor injury. Defer prosecution for six months.

Richard Elliott. Theft by deception including cold checks under $300. Guilty. Sentencing on 2/20/09.

Billie R. Ellison. Charge #1, possession of marijuana. Guilty. $100 fine, $150 to DIF, $153 court costs. Charge #2, use/possess drug paraphernalia, first offense. Guilty. $50 fine.

Christopher B. Hampton. Charge #1, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, .08, second offense. 12-month suspension of operator’s license, enroll in AEP, to serve 7 days, $878 fine and court costs. Charge #2, possess open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle. $35 fine. Charge #3, possession of marijuana. $100 fine, $150 to DIF. Charge #4, dismissed.

James C. Hardin. Alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense. $20 fine, $153 court costs, $100 to archery club.

Tony R. Hill. Wanton endangerment. 90 days conditionally discharged. $153 court costs.

Craig M. Kantruss. Assault 4th degree domestic violence no visible injury. Defer prosecution for six months, no unlawful contact.

Jessica L. Olson. Alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense. Guilty. $25 fine, $153 court costs.

Sheila Ruble. Two charges of theft by deception including cold checks under $300. Guilty of both charges.

Scott W. Sabol. Non-approved/insufficient number/no personal float. $50 fine, $143 court costs.

Jesse B. Wychulis. Hunt/fish/trap without license/permit/stamp. Guilty. $203 fine and court costs.

Trina L. Yates. Theft by deception including cold checks under $300. Guilty.

Arturo Adrian Zapien. Charge #1, possession of marijuana. Entered an Alford plea. Guilty. $100 fine, $150 to DIF, $153 court costs. Charge #2, assault 4th degree domestic violence, minor injury. Entered an Alford plea. Guilty. Sentenced to 180 days conditionally discharged for two years. Charge #3, dismissed.

  Felony:

Jennifer L. Joslin. Receiving stolen property over $300. Amended to misdemeanor charge of under $300. Entered an Alford  plea. Guilty. Sentenced to 12 months conditionally discharged. $153 court costs.