Judge Skerda hands down 12 sentences
Three defendants were sentenced to a state correctional institution, and nine to the Warren County Jail by Judge Maureen Skerda on Friday.
Jacob M. Richards, 1567 Pineville Road, Grand Valley, was sentenced to 8 to 16 months in state prison with credit for time served, costs of prosecution, $500 fine, a $125 central booking fee, and a drug and alcohol evaluation for one count of recklessly endangering another person with a deadly weapon; and an additional 8 to 12 months for two counts of resisting arrest. The sentence is to be served concurrently with a sentence he is serving in SCI-Forest.
Christian Douglas Vail, 309 Lincoln Ave., was sentenced to an aggregate of 6 months to 3 years in state prison, costs of prosecution, a total of $1,350 in fines, $4,583 in restitution, $500 in fees, DNA testing, one year of probation, and anger management counseling for a count each of criminal trespass, theft by unlawful taking, disorderly conduct, and possessing a weapon or implement of escape. Prior to sentencing, Skerda said that while in the county jail, Vail disrespected and threatened officers and staff, used obscenities, tore up a mattress, and damaged a toilet. Skerda said Vail was in desperate need of mental health counseling in the prison’s special unit.
Seneca M. Booth, P.O. Box 141, Garland, was sentenced to 2 years probation, costs of prosecution, a $300 fine, $200 restitution, 40 hours community service, drug and alcohol testing, a 12-step self-help program, and to continue outpatient drug and alcohol counseling for one count of retail theft.
Dottie Marie Burke, 152 Wilderness Park, Clarendon, was sentenced to 48 hours to 6 months in the Warren County Jail, costs of prosecution, a total fine of $725, $450 in fees, restitution of $10,853.47, a loss of driver’s license for two years, two years of probation, 50 hours community service, and was ordered to complete the Alcohol Highway Safety School (AHSS) on one count each of DUI: high rate of alcohol (blood alcohol content (BAC) of .1-.16 percent), first offense; accidents involving death/personal injury-not licensed properly; driving while under suspension; and careless driving.
Bruce Duane Campbell, 140 Holiday Acres Lane, Cooksburg, Pa., was sentenced to 48 hours to six months in the county jail to run consecutively with his current sentence, He was ordered to pay costs of prosecution, $525 in fines, $430 in fees; to attend AHSS, undergo drug and alcohol evaluation, and perform 15 hours of community service. He also lost his driver’s licence for 12 months for one count each of DUI: high rate of alcohol (BAC of .1-.16 percent) first offense, and careless driving.
Christopher Cross, 21 1/2 W. Main St., Youngsville, was sentenced to 80 days to one year in the county jail to run concurrently with a sentence he is currently serving, to pay costs of prosecution, a $300 fine, and $275 in fees. He was also ordered to receive anger management counseling, continue with drug and alcohol treatment, and to have no contact with the victim on one count of harassment.
Richard Allen Goodman, 101 E. Main St., Youngsville, was sentenced to the Warren County Jail for six to 22 months with credit for time served, costs of prosecution, $500 fine, $375 in fees, six years of probation and 50 hours of community service. He also was ordered to register as a lifetime Megan’s Law offender, to receive sex offender counseling, have DNA testing, and to have no contact with a minor under the age of 18. He is eligible for parole.
Kevin Jon Gray, 10 Maple Leaf Place, North Warren was ordered to pay costs of prosecution, $600 in fines and $100 in fees for one count each of disorderly conduct and public drunkenness.
Joseph A. Krall, 4735 Davey Hill Rd., Pittsfield, was sentenced to 72 hours to 6 months; to pay costs of prosecution, $1,675 in fines, $260 in fees, surrender his driver’s licence for one year, perform 15 hours of community service. He was ordered to attend the AHSS, the Victim Impact Panel, and receive drug and alcohol counseling for one count each of DUI: highest rate of alcohol (BAC .16+) first offense, registration/certification of title, and required financial responsibility. On two counts of disorderly conduct, and one count of simple assault he was sentenced to 6 months to 18 months less one day in the county jail, $500 in fines, $325 in fees, $12,604.63 in restitution, 30 months probation, and have no contact with the victim.
David Alan Miley, 9216 Jackson Run Rd., Sugar Grove, was sentenced to 10 months to 20 months in the county jail, $750 in fines, $500 in fees, 4 years probation, DNA testing, to successfully complete sex offender counseling and treatment, and to register as a lifetime offender of Megan’s Law for one count each of corruption of minors and unlawful contact or communication with a minor. He is work release eligible.
Angel Luis Ortiz-Rodriguez, 13 Cross St., Jamestown, N.Y., was sentenced to 88 days to 2 years minus one day in the county jail, two years probation, $300 in fines, $275 in fees, to undergo drug and alcohol evaluations and have no contact with any Wal-Mart store. If released on parole, he may be transferred to New York State if transportation is available.
Chris Robert Saxton, 12 Walnut St., Jamestown, N.Y., was sentenced to 5 days to 12 months in the county jail, $1,875 in fines, $1,090 in fees, 50 hours of community service. He was also ordered to attend AHSS, a self help program, a continuous outpatient program and Victim Impact Panel on one charge each of DUI: highest rate of alcohol (BAC of .16+) first offense, DUI: general impairment-incapable of safe driving with accident, first offense; driving on the right side of roadway, criminal trespass, driving on roadways laned for traffic, immediate notice of accident to police department, and unauthorized use of automobiles and other vehicles. He was ordered to surrender his driver’s license for 2 years.