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The following is a partial list of criminal cases handled by Judge James J. Panchik at a sentence court on Nov. 2. Unless otherwise noted, court costs and supervision fees are to be paid by the defendant:

• Danny Lee McComb Jr., 34, of 161 Center St., Bolivar, was sentenced to two years probation on charges of terroristic threats, resisting arrest and four counts of simple assault. He was ordered to pay $600 in fines and costs and must complete anger management counseling.

He was ordered to perform 180 hours of community service.

• Robert Lloyd Craig III, 39, housed in the Armstrong County Jail, was sentenced to 30 to 60 months in a state prison followed by three years probation a charge of criminal trespass. He was ordered to pay $500 in fines and costs and $377.57 in restitution and must complete a drug and alcohol evaluation and attend Alcoholics/Narcotics Anonymous meetings.

He was credited with 215 days served. He was ordered to perform 50 hours of community service.

• Kristopher William Kirkwood, 25, of 244 Sonny Acres Lane, Kittanning, was sentenced to one to five years and one year probation on charges of possession of a controlled substance and driving under the influence, his fourth offense. He was ordered to pay $3,000 in fines and costs and $9,393.57 in restitution and must complete a highway safety course, a drug and alcohol evaluation, a victim impact program, be monitored by an alcohol-detecting anklet for 60 days after release from incarceration and attend Alcoholics/Narcotics Anonymous meetings.

He was credited with 24 days served. He was ordered to perform 30 hours of community service.

• Matthew Eugene Hepler, 21, of North Apollo, was sentenced to on year probation on charges of theft and possession of marijuana. He was ordered to pay $300 in fines and costs and must perform 30 hours of community service.

• Jamie Lee Anthony, 22, of 65 Butler St., Ford City, was sentenced to 30 days to one year followed by one year probation on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance. Anthony was ordered to pay $300 in fines and costs and must complete a drug and alcohol evaluation.

Anthony was credited with 204 days served. Anthony was ordered to perform 60 hours of community service.

• Jamie Lee Baker, 31, housed in the Armstrong County Jail, was sentenced to two years probation on charges of criminal conspiracy to commit retail theft and a summary offense. Baker was ordered to pay $600 in fines and costs and $111.97 in restitution.

Baker was ordered to perform 30 hours of community service.

• Tyler Roberto Emigh, 20, housed in the Armstrong County Jail, was sentenced to two years probation on a charge of possession of a controlled substance. He was ordered to pay $350 in fines and costs and must complete a drug and alcohol evaluation.

He was ordered to perform 50 hours of community service.

• Clayton Blair Bertino, 55, of 104 Truby Hill Road, Leechburg, was sentenced to seven days followed by 23 days under house arrest with electronic monitoring on a charge of driving under the influence, his second offense. He was ordered to pay $950 in fines and costs and must complete a highway safety course, a drug and alcohol evaluation and a victim impact program.

He was ordered to perform 30 hours of community service.

• Jose Orlando Santiago, 23, of Slickville, was sentenced to six months probation on a charge of driving under the influence, his first offense. He was ordered to pay $450 in fines and costs and must complete a highway safety course, a drug and alcohol evaluation and a victim impact program.

He was ordered to perform 30 hours of community service.

• Andrew Douglas Beere, 30, of 122 Main St., Ford City, was sentenced to 72 hours to six months on a charge of driving under the influence, his first offense, and driving while operating privilege is suspended or revoked. He was ordered to pay $1,550 in fines and costs and must complete a highway safety course, a drug and alcohol evaluation and a victim impact program.

He was ordered to perform 30 hours of community service.

• Alicia Lynn Anthony, 21, of 305 Sherwood Drive, Lower Burrell, was sentenced to two years probation on two counts of retail theft. She was ordered to pay $400 in fines and costs and must complete 60 hours of community service.

• Ashley Nakia Lichanec, 24, of 141 Oak Ave., Kittanning, was sentenced to five days to two years less a day on a charge of prohibited offensive weapons. She was ordered to pay $300 in fines and costs and must complete 30 hours of community service.

She was credited with five days served.

• Ronald Laird Good Jr., 19, of 208 Third Ave., Ford City, was sentenced to three years probation on charges of receiving stolen property and unauthorized use of an automobile. He was ordered to pay $600 in fines and costs and $963 in restitution.

He was ordered to perform 60 hours of community service.


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