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COURTS

District Judge Mary Ann Odem, Farrell

PRELIMINARY HEARINGS

• Megan Christina Brown, 31, of 1515 Parke Drive, Apartment 1B, Hermitage; Sharon police charges of burglary and theft waived for court; taken to Mercer County Jail after failing to post bond.

• Suzanne Stewart, 47, Farrell, pleaded guilty to Farrell police charge of possession of drug paraphernalia; restrictions on alcoholic beverages withdrawn; sentenced to $100 fine and costs.

• Jade Jeremiah Samuels, 30, Sharon; pleaded guilty to Farrell police charge of possession of drug paraphernalia; sentenced to 1 year probation, $100 fine and costs.

• Jessica Lee Bucher, 32, Hermitage; Hermitage police charge of retail theft held for court; released on unsecured bond.

• Amanda Gassner, 28, Farrell; Farrell police charges of endangering the welfare of children, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia waived for court; taken to Mercer County Jail after failing to post bond.

• Thomas D. Hinkson, 64, Hermitage; Hermitage police charges of theft held for court; released on unsecured bond.

• James G. Hogg, 49, Sharon; Farrell police charges of driving under the influence and a traffic violation held for court; released on unsecured bond.

• Lisa Stewart, 54, Farrell; Farrell police charges of driving under the influence and a traffic violation held for court; released on unsecured bond.

• Nikolas A. Pollock, 22, Sharon; Hermitage police charges of simple assault and disorderly conduct held for court; released on unsecured bond.

• David K. Boyce, 57, New Castle; Hermitage police charges of retail theft moved to non-traffic; retail theft charge withdrawn; released on own recognizance.

• Marlia Lynn Straussberger, 40, Sharon; Hermitage police charge of retail theft moved to non-traffic; retail theft charge withdrawn; released on own recognizance.

• Jeffrey Michael Fair Jr., 26, Greenville, pleaded guilty to Hermitage police charge of theft; receiving stolen property charge withdrawn; sentenced 1 year probation, fine and court costs.

• Jemiel G. Garbutt, 32, Farrell, pleaded guilty to Shenango Township police charges of possession of drug paraphernalia; possession with intent and marijuana possession charges withdrawn; sentenced to 1 year probation, $100 fine and court costs.

• Levar Latrelle Brown, 30, Sharon, pleaded guilty to Hermitage police charges of theft; sentenced to 90 days probation, $25 fine and court costs.

• Lance Dioante Jackson, 26, Farrell, pleaded guilty to Farrell police charge of disorderly conduct; simple assault and harassment charges withdrawn; sentenced to 1 year probation, $100 fine and court costs.

• Todd Elliott Flint, 25, Farrell, pleaded guilty to Farrell police charge of possession of marijuana; possession of drug paraphernalia charge withdrawn; sentenced to court costs.

• Dimetrious DeJuan Meek, 29, Columbus, Ohio; Hermitage police charges of possession with intent to deliver, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia held for court; taken to Mercer County Jail after failing to post bond.

• Jessica Lynne Scarmack, 20, Sharon; Sharon police charges of forgery, theft and resisting arrest held for court; released on unsecured bond.

• William Harry Tillia, 35, Grove City; Hermitage police charge of retail theft held for court; taken to Mercer County Jail after failing to post bond.

• Casey Lynn Jackson, 26, Youngstown; Hermitage police charges of simple assault, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief held for court; released on unsecured bond.

• Chatyn Lefalle Byrd, 45, Farrell; Office of the Attorney General charges of possession with intent to deliver, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia held for court; taken to Mercer County Jail and posted bond a day later.

• Dashawnta Aleta Tarver, 37, Hermitage; Hermitage police charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, false identification to law enforcement officer and a traffic violation held for court; taken to Mercer County Jail and posted bond.

• Jerel Malcolm Norman, 24, Hermitage; Hermitage police charge of simple assault held for court; released on unsecured bond.

• Kimberly A. Taylor, 39, Mercer; Farrell police charges of driving under the influence of a controlled substance and a traffic violation held for court; released on unsecured bond.

District Judge Dennis M. Songer, Sharon

PRELIMINARY HEARINGS

• George Allen Kougher Jr., 51, Sharon, pleaded guilty to state police charge of disorderly conduct; failure to register with state police and failure to verify address or be photographed charges withdrawn; sentenced to 1 year probation and court costs.

• Marcus Quintel Best, 31, Farrell, pleaded guilty to Sharon police charge of possession of drug paraphernalia; possession of a controlled substance charge withdrawn; taken to Mercer County Jail after failing to post bond.

• Juliana Horodnic, 50, of 204 Clarksville St., Greenville; Sharpsville police charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, driving under the influence of a controlled substance and two traffic violations waived for court; released on own recognizance.

• Brandon Lee Lightbody, 27, of 12 Avalon Court, Mercer; Sharon police charges of retail theft and receiving stolen property held for court; released on unsecured bond.

• David M. Ward, 68, of 1076 Sherman Ave., Sharon, pleaded guilty to Sharon police charge of possession of a controlled substance; possession of drug paraphernalia charges withdrawn; waived execution of sentencing, sentenced to 30 to 60 days Mercer County Jail.

• Jeremy Renard James, 30, Pittsburgh; Sharon police charges of fleeing or attempting to elude an officer, resisting arrest, reckless endangerment and six traffic violations held for court; taken to Mercer County Jail after failing to post bond.

• Denise M. Mohney, 62, Sharpsville; Sharpsville police charges of driving under the influence and three traffic violations held for court; released on unsecured bond.

• Jonathan Dale Clark, 27, of 1413 Stevenson Road, Apartment 3, Masury; Sharon police charge of driving under the influence held for court; released on own recognizance.

• James M. Clarke, 33, Sharon; Sharon police charges of abuse of a corpse, tampering with evidence, drug delivery resulting in death, strangulation, intimidating a witness, unlawful restraint and conspiracy to kidnap held for court; taken to Mercer County Jail after failing to post bond.

• Catherine Joann Houston, 36, Farrell; Sharon police charge of retail theft moved to non-traffic; released on unsecured bond.

• Isiah D. Best, 30, Sharon, pleaded guilty to Sharon police charges of possession of marijuana; possession of drug paraphernalia withdrawn; sentenced to fine and court costs.

• James Edward Knox Jr., 18, Braddock, Pa.; Sharon police charges of attempted homicide and aggravated assault waived for court; attempted homicide charge withdrawn; taken to Mercer County Jail after failing to post bond.

• Tyler Orion Storey, 24, of 1433 W. Ridge Ave., Sharpsville; Sharpsville police charges of theft, receiving stolen property, forgery, simulating objects of antiquity, tampering records and access device fraud held for court; released on unsecured bond.

• Nelson E. Harvey, 62, of 270 Mesabi St., Sharon; Sharon police charges of hindering apprehension and possession of drug paraphernalia held for court; released on unsecured bond.

• Andrew Michael Timothy Ruiz, 19, of 71 Zahniser Road, Mercer; Sharon police charge of simple assault held for court; taken to Mercer County Jail after failing to post bond.

Dominic Daniel Currie, 20, Sharon; Sharon police charges of driving under the influence, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, purchasing alcohol by a minor and restrictions on alcoholic beverages held for court; released on own recognizance.

Westley Alan Wilder, 59, of 1009 Negley St., Farrell; Sharon police charges of driving under the influence held for court; released on own recognizance.

Haley Marie Henry, 24, Greenville; Sharon police charge of driving under the influence held for court; released on own recognizance.

Jalisa Rena Archie, 25, of 815 King St., Sharon; Sharon police charges of driving under the influence waived for court; obstructing the administration of law charge withdrawn; released on unsecured bail.

Noah Pudney, 20, of 217 N. State Line Road, Greenville, pleaded guilty to Sharpsville police charges of possession of drug paraphernalia; endangering the welfare of children and possession of marijuana charges withdrawn; sentenced to 4 years probation.

Melissa Ann Flynn, 3535, of 506 Nimick St., Sharon; Sharon police charge of driving under the influence held for court; released on unsecured bail.

Kurtis J. Kieper, 21, Sharpsville; Sharpsville police charges of indecent assault of a person less than 13 waived for court; taken to Mercer County Jail after failing to post bond.

Terrance Jay Gash, 54, of 603 Tamplin St., Sharon; Sharon police charges of driving under the influence and two traffic violations waived for court; released on own recognizance.

Mercer County Court of Common Pleas

Judge Daniel P. Wallace

SENTENCE HEARINGS

• Keith Lamont Adams Jr., 23, of 986 Adelaide Ave., Warren, Ohio, pleaded guilty to Sharon police charge of simple assault; sentenced to 2 years probation and costs.

• Daniel Aubray Allen, 26, of 791 Market St., Meadville, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault charges; sentenced to 18 to 36 months Mercer County Jail and costs.

• Rebekah L. Eckles, 42, of 1224 W. Main St., Sharpsville, pleaded guilty to Sharpsville police charge of driving under the influence; sentenced to 48 hours to 6 months Mercer County Jail and costs.

• Bradley L. Gera, 58, of 125 Golf Road, Mercer, pleaded guilty to Jefferson Township police charge of driving under the influence; sentenced to 72 hours to 6 months Mercer County Jail and costs.

• Martin David Hoover, 50, of 566 W. Slippery Rock Road, Chicora, Pa., pleaded guilty to state police charges of criminal trespass and theft by unlawful taking; sentenced to 11 to 22 months Mercer County Jail followed by 5 years probation and costs.

• Trevor L. King, 54, of 1301 Buhl Terrace, Farrell, pleaded guilty to Sharon police charges of driving under the influence and possession of drug paraphernalia; sentenced to 1 year and 6 months probation and costs.

• Logan Daniel Page, 26, of 2426 Georgetown Road, Sandy Lake, pleaded guilty to state police charges of criminal trespass; sentenced to 14 to 28 months Mercer County Jail and costs.

• Jacqueline M. Perry, 43, of 311 E. Connelly Blvd., Sharon, pleaded guilty to Sharon police charges of disorderly conduct; sentenced to 1 year probation and costs.

• Philip D. Robbins, 33, of 340 Sterling Ave., Apartment 202, Sharon, pleaded guilty to Hermitage police charge of accident involving damage to attended vehicle or property; sentenced to 1 year probation and costs.

• Thomas Burton Shearer, 36, of 49 College Ave., Fredonia, pleaded guilty to state police charges of driving under the influence and driving during suspension; sentenced to 72 hours to 6 months Mercer County Jail and costs.

• Allister Ray Smith, 26, of 663 Cedar Ave., Sharon, pleaded guilty to state police charges of possession with intent to deliver; sentenced to 6 to 23 months Mercer County Jail followed by 18 months probation and costs.

• Jamie Wayne Sprague, 39, of State Route 2007, Houtzdale, Pa., pleaded guilty to Pennsylvania Corrections, Bureau of Investigations charge of contraband; sentenced to 2 to 4 years in prison and costs.

• Coty Allen Vlassich, 32, of 32 S. Front St., Greenville, pleaded guilty to Grove City police charge of driving under the influence of a controlled substance; sentenced to 72 hours to 6 months Mercer County Jail and costs.

Senior Judge John C. Reed

SENTENCE HEARINGS

• Cleveland William Austin, 43, of 272 Cedar Ave., Sharon, pleaded guilty to Hermitage police charges of driving under the influence and driving during suspension; sentenced to 72 hours Mercer County Jail followed by 177 days probation, costs and fines.

• Jesse Richard Bewley, 30, of 809 Crowder Ave., Sharon, pleaded guilty to Sharon police charges of driving under the influence; sentenced to 72 hours Mercer County Jail followed by 177 days probation, costs and fines.

• David Brian Bucci, 57, of 601 Pierce Ave., Sharpsville, pleaded guilty to Hermitage police charges of theft by unlawful taking; sentenced to 24 months probation and costs.

• Julio Javier Cabrera, 22, of New York, N.Y., pleaded guilty to Hermitage police charge of theft by unlawful taking; sentenced to 24 months probation and costs.

• Tyrone G. Carter II, 37, of 1186 George St., Sharon, pleaded guilty to Sharon police charge of simple assault; sentenced to 12 months probation and costs.

• Michael A. Cole, 31, of 533 E. Liberty St., Girard, Ohio, pleaded guilty to state police charge of driving under the influence; sentenced to 72 hours Mercer County Jail, costs and fines.

• Jon Stephen Gondek, 60, of 1902 Stafford St., Farrell, pleaded guilty to Farrell police charge of driving under the influence; sentenced to 5 days Mercer County Jail followed by 175 days probation, costs and fines.

• Tyler Douglas Hockenberry, 22, of 324 N. Perry Highway, Mercer, pleaded guilty to state police charge of driving under the influence; sentenced to 72 hours Mercer County Jail followed by 177 days probation, costs and fines.

• Matthew Richard Holes, 29, of 133 S. Erie St., Apartment A, Mercer, pleaded guilty to Mercer Borough police charges of driving under the influence BAC .02 or greater, second offense; sentenced to 6 to 12 months Mercer County Jail; and driving under the influence; sentenced to 6 to 24 months Mercer County Jail, costs and fines.

• Arthur Donald Johns, 57, of 117 W. Slater Road, Clarks Mills, Pa., pleaded guilty to Greenville-West Salem Township police charges of driving under the influence of a controlled substance; sentenced to 90 days to 12 months in Mercer County Jail followed by 48 months probation; driving under the influence BAC .02 or greater; sentenced to 90 days probation, costs and fines.

• Glen Thomas McFarland, 49, of 235 Joshua Drive, Brookfield, pleaded guilty to Sharon police charge of driving under the influence; sentenced to 6 months probation, costs and fines.

• Josh Morris, 19, of 7370 Salinas Trail, Boardman, Ohio; pleaded guilty to Sharpsville police charge of driving under the influence; sentenced to 72 hours Mercer County Jail followed by 177 days probation, costs and fines.

• Brandon Joseph Pendel, 26, of 310 S. Third Ave., Apartment 1, Elizabeth, Pa., pleaded guilty to state police charge of driving under the influence; sentenced to 72 hours Mercer County Jail followed by 177 days probation, costs and fines.

• John David Spence, 56, of 303 W. Poplar St., Grove City, pleaded guilty to Grove City police charge of driving under the influence; sentenced to 5 days Mercer County Jail followed by 175 days probation, costs and fines.

• Cody Brown, 31, of 128 S. Mercer St., Greenville, pleaded guilty to Greenville-West Salem Township police charge of theft by unlawful taking; sentenced to 12 months probation and costs.

• Katlyn Elizabeth Davis, 26, of 2225 Mercer Butler Pike, Grove City, pleaded guilty to Grove City police charges of driving under the influence; sentenced to 72 hours Mercer County Jail followed by 177 days probation; endangering the welfare of children; sentenced to 12 months probation, costs and fines.

• Christopher Micheal Fier, 20, of 130 Stambaugh Ave., Sharon, pleaded guilty to Shenango Township police charge of corruption of minors; sentenced to 12 months probation and costs.

• Margaret M. Gessler, 56, of 309 Water St., Jamestown, pleaded guilty to Greenville-West Salem Township police charges of driving under the influence; sentenced to 6 months probation; no contest plea to disorderly conduct; sentenced to 6 months probation, costs and fines.

• Lauren C. Guerino, 35, of 930 Park Ave., Farrell, pleaded guilty to Hermitage police charge of retail theft; sentenced to 24 months probation and costs.

• Jenna Marie Janik, 33, of 570 Meek St., Sharon, pleaded guilty to Sharon police charges of possession of drug paraphernalia; sentenced to 12 months probation; escape; sentenced to 24 months probation; resisting arrest; sentenced to 24 months probation and costs.

• Dana Maurice Roye, 41, of 286 Ormond Ave., Sharon, pleaded guilty to Sharon police charge of theft by unlawful taking; sentenced to 3 to 12 months Mercer County Jail, costs and restitution.

• Frank Dominic Stefanovsky, 33, of 262 Stambaugh Ave., Sharon, pleaded guilty to Hermitage police charge of driving during suspension; sentenced to 60 days Mercer County Jail, costs and fines.

• Ramone J. Williams, 33, of 709 Lee Ave., Farrell, pleaded guilty to Sharon police charge of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle; sentenced to 6 months probation and costs; Greenville police charge of driving under the influence; sentenced to 72 hours to 6 months Mercer County Jail, costs and fines.

• Jeffrey A. Price Sr., 47, of 366 Delaware St., Sharon, pleaded guilty to Sharon police charges of driving under the influence and resisting arrest; sentenced to 5 days Mercer County Jail followed by 175 days probation, costs and fines.

• Cody Brown, 31, of 128 S. Mercer St., Greenville, pleaded guilty to Greenville-West Salem Township police charge of possession of drug paraphernalia; sentenced to 12 months probation and costs.

• Gary Edward Morton Sr., 47, of 955 March St., Sharon, pleaded guilty to Shenango Township police charge of robbery; sentenced to 84 months to 18 years in prison and costs.

President Judge Robert G. Yeatts

SENTENCE HEARINGS

• Bronson J. Tate, 43, of 1031 W. College Ave., Pleasant Gap, Pa., pleaded guilty to state police charge of driving under the influence of a controlled substance; sentenced to 72 hours to 6 months Mercer County Jail, costs and fines.

• Robert James McKinney, 31, of 1880 Brent Road, Volant, pleaded guilty to Grove City police charges of driving under the influence; sentenced to 5 days to 6 months Mercer County Jail; driving during suspension; sentenced to 60 days Mercer County Jail, costs and fines.

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