Judge Skerda sentences 13 defendants

Judge Maureen Skerda sentenced 13 defendants during sentence court on Friday.

Receiving sentences were:

Damon Jamal Cochrane, 7 Swiss St., to an aggregate sentence of 19 to 84 months in a state correctional institution with credit for time served, fines and fees of $5,175, $300 in restitution, an 18-month driver’s license suspension, to undergo a drug and alcohol evaluation and submit a DNA sample for a felony charge of possession of heroin with intent to deliver, felony criminal use of a communications facility and a summary charge of driving while under suspension. Skerda noted he had a misconduct while in jail.

Two other charges of possession with intent to deliver, 29 charges of criminal use of a communications facility and two charges of driving while under suspension were not prosecuted.

Jamie Delbert Crick, 2100Old Pittsfield Rd., Youngsville, to an aggregate sentence of 105 days to one year plus 30 days in the Warren County Jail with credit for time served, $1,125 in fines and fees and a one-year driver’s license suspension on charges of possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was not prosecuted on a charge of possession of a controlled substance. Skerda said that he was eligible for work release and early re-entry, and noted that he had three prior felonies.

Leanne J. Dowdall, 107 Valley St., Mayville, N.Y., to three years of supervised probation, $550 in fines and fees, $1,980 in restitution, 120 hours of community service and to have no contact or trespass upon Wal-Mart property for a charge of retail theft. She was not prosecuted on a charge of criminal conspiracy to commit retail theft. Skerda said Dowdall was eligible for immediate release once a probation plan was completed.

Steven Anthony Germonto, 63 Houghton Ave., Sheffield, to 120 days to two years, less one day, six years of supervised probation, $775 in fines and fees, 240 hours of community service and to undergo and follow the recommendations of a drug and alcohol evaluation on eight charges of possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was not prosecuted on charges of possession with intent to deliver and possessing instruments of a crime. Germonto is work release and early re-entry eligible.

Shawn M. Keener, 15 Oak St., to 68 days to one year in the Warren County Jail with credit for 68 days served, $825 in fines and fees, $928 in restitution, 80 hours of community service and to undergo and complete the recommendations of a drug and alcohol evaluation for a charge of criminal mischief.

He is eligible for immediate release once a probation plan is completed.

He was not prosecuted on charges of felony burglary and criminal trespass and a misdemeanor charge of theft by unlawful taking.

Jeromy Michael Kemery, P.O. Box 95, Cyclone, Pa., to seven months to two years less one day in the Warren County Jail with credit for time served, $800 in fines and fees, 80 hours of community service and to undergo and complete the recommendations of a drug and alcohol evaluation on a charge of retail theft. He is work release eligible.

Chris Fremont McAmbley, 1185 Four Wheel Dr., to five years of intermediate punishment consisting of five days in the Warren County Jail with credit for time served, 155 days of house arrest followed by 55 months of supervised probation, $3,125 in fines and fees, a driver’s license suspension for 30 months, 60 days of community service on charges of DUI: highest rate of alcohol (BAC .16+) second offense and DUI general impairment incapable of safe driving, second offense.

McAmbley was also ordered to attend the Victim Impact Panel and Alcohol Highway Safety School.

He was not prosecuted on additional charges of DUI: general impairment incapable of safe driving, second offense, driving on the right side of the roadway, DUI: general impairment incapable of driving refusal, send offense, careless driving and restraint systems.

Skerda said she agreed to the intermediate punishment because of the recommendations of both attorneys, and because McAmbley has weekly chemotherapy and daily radiation treatments.

Dudley Eugene Morningstar, SCI Camp Hill, Camp Hill, Pa., to 15 months to 45 months in a state correctional institution, to run consecutively to his current SCI sentence, $1,925 in fines and fees, $2,300 in restitution, to attend the Victim Impact Panel and submit a DNA sample if he hasn’t already, on a felony charge of receiving stolen property.

Robin Ostrowski, Warren County Jail, to 60 days to one year in the Warren County Jail, with credit for time served, $325 in fines and fees, 40 hours of community service and to attend and complete the recommendations of a drug and alcohol evaluation on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. Three other charges of possession of drug paraphernalia were not prosecuted.

Curtis Bryce Randall, 708 W. Washington St., Corry, to five days to six months in the Warren County Jail, $805 in fines and fees, a 12-month driver’s license suspension, 30 hours of community service, to attend and complete the recommendations of a drug and alcohol evaluation and to attend the Victim Impact Panel and Alcohol Highway Safety School.

Kyle G. Salva, 226 W. Main St., Youngsville, to five years of intermediate punishment consisting of 30 days in the Warren County Jail, 60 days of house arrest and 57 months of probation and an addition year of probation on charges of DUI: highest rate of alcohol (BAC .16+), possession of drug paraphernalia and careless driving. He was also ordered to attend the Victim Impact Panel and Alcohol Highway Safety School.

Charges of possession of a small amount of marijuana, DUI: controlled substance impaired ability to drive, second offense; DUI: general impairment incapable of safe driving, second offense; DUI: controlled substance Schedule I, second offense; DUI: combined drug and alcohol second offense; two counts of notice of change of name or address, driving on roadways laned for traffic and reckless driving were not prosecuted.

Anthony Joseph St. George, 438 Main St., Bear Lake, to 24 months to seven years with credit for time served in a state correctional institution, $2,050 in fines and fees, to provide a DNA sample and undergo sexual offender counseling for a felony charge of failure to register under Megan’s Law requirements.