Judge sentences 8

Eight individuals were sentenced on Friday during sentence court proceedings before President Judge Maureen Skerda.

William Bennett, 13 Duke Dr., to 72 hours to six months in the Warren County Jail, a one year driver’s license suspension, $1,725 in fines and fees, participation in the alcohol highway safety school and victim impact panel and 15 hours of community service on a count of DUI: Highest rate of alcohol (BAC +.16) – first offense. He was also ordered to follow through with counseling. For an additional count of fleeing or attempting to elude police officer, Bennett was sentenced to $330 in fines and fees, two years probation an additional one year license suspension.

Peter J. Carnovale, Jr., 307 1/2 Poplar St., to 72 hours to six months in the Warren County Jail, $1,725 in fines and fees, a one year drivers license suspension, completion of the alcohol highway safety school and victim impact panel, 15 hours of community service, drug and alcohol counseling and a 12 step program on a count of DUI: Highest rate of alcohol (BAC +.16) – first offense. Skerda ordered that Carnovale be kept in isolation at the jail due to a medical condition. On a count of accident involving damage to unattended vehicle/property, Carnovale was fined $300 and sentenced to 45 to 90 days in the Warren County Jail which was suspended to house arrest.

Chelsea Jo Fitch, 214 Canton St., to 72 hours to six months in the Warren County Jail, $1,600 in fines and fees, a one year drivers license suspension, completion of the alcohol highway safety school and victim impact panel and 15 hours of community service on a count of DUI: Highest rate of alcohol (BAC +.16). On a count of driving on roadways laned for traffic and a count of careless driving, Fitch was ordered to pay a $25 fine and a $30 surcharge, respectively.

Jared Lance Hultberg, 2931 Fluvana Townline Rd., Jamestown, N.Y., to 30 days to six months in the Warren County Jail, where he is work release and early re-entry eligible, $1,200 in fines and fees, a one year drivers license suspension, completion of the alcohol highway safety school and victim impact panel, 30 hours of community service and the DUI intervention program on a count of DUI: High rate of alcohol (.10-.16 BAC) – first offense (amended to a second offense).

Jesse Scott Kiser, 6 1/2 Hertzel St., to six to 12 months in the Warren County Jail to be followed by two years probation, $2,125 in fines and fees, submission of a DNA sample, $420 in restitution to the Commonwealth, 225 hours of community service, a drug and alcohol evaluation, to follow all recommendations of the evaluation and a six-month driver’s license suspension on a felony count of delivery of a controlled substance. On a separate felony count of delivery of a controlled substance, Kiser was sentenced to an additional five to 11 months in the Warren County Jail, an additional 225 hours of community service and six-month drivers license suspension, and a $1,500 fine. He was ordered to complete an additional two years of probation.

Stephen Francis McMunn, 500 Water St., Apt. 2, to 52 to 104 months in a state correctional institution on a count of failure to comply with registration of sexual offenders. McMunn was ordered to pay the costs of prosecution, $875 in fines and fees and submit a DNA sample. He will be required to register with the Megan’s Law sexual offender registry and was designated a sexual predator. He was ordered to complete a sexual offender program.

Aloys Alique Vine, 1928 Wager Rd., Gateway Rehabilitation, Erie, to five to 10 months in the Warren County Jail, $525 in fines and fees, $1,377.33 in restitution and ordered to follow through on drug and alcohol recommendations and not trespass at Wal-Mart on a count of retail theft. On a count of criminal mischief, he was sentenced to an additional three to six months in the Warren County Jail, ordered not to trespass at Wal-Mart and was designated work release and early re-entry eligible on a count of criminal mischief.

Matthew Welsh, 102 Center St., to 72 hours to six months in the Warren County Jail, $1,675 in fines and fees, a one-year drivers license suspension, 15 hours of community service, complete the alcohol highway safety school and victim impact panel and participate in drug and alcohol therapy and a 12 step recovery program. On a count of careless driving, he was ordered to pay a $25 fine and a $30 surcharge.