Cases handled in central court

Charges were withdrawn against three defendants and one guilty plea was entered during central court proceedings on Wednesday before District Justice Laura Bauer.

The following defendants had charges withdrawn:

Maurice Bransford, Warren, who had been charged with disorderly conduct hazardous/physical offense and public drunkenness and similar misconduct. Two charges were reduced to summary offenses and recategorized as non-traffic violations.

Shaina Mason, Frewsburg, N.Y., who had been charged with bad checks court case. A summary offense was recategorized as a non-traffic violation.

William Brunner, Warren, who had been charged with one count each of materially false written statement purchase, delivery, transfer firearm and statement under penalty.

Jon Teater, Erie, pleaded guilty to one count of use/possession of drug paraphernalia. A count of possession of marijuana was withdrawn.