Hancock County Magistrate

May 24

Ian Alcaraz, Mingo Junction, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance. Fined $250 and assessed court costs. Pleaded guilty to public intoxication. Fined $100 and assessed court costs. Charges of transferring a controlled substance into jail, littering, and fleeing dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

May 28

Breonna N. Williams, Weirton, charges of obstructing an officer and disorderly conduct dismissed at defense counsel’s request and with no objection from the state.

Jeremiah A. Jobe, New Cumberland, pleaded guilty to obstructing an officer. Sentenced to 30 days in jail, with credit for eight days served. Remaining 22 days will be served if there is a probation violation. Placed on unsupervised probation for one year. Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor (SCRAM) bracelet ordered for 30 days. On a charge of destruction of property, ordered to pay restitution to the victim, placed on one year unsupervised probation and assessed court costs. Charges of public intoxication and disorderly conduct dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Tracy L. Piatt, Weirton, two counts of failure to have a child attend school dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Gary Rheinhardt, Weirton, charge of failure to have a child attend school dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Hancock county magistrate

May 24

Ian Alcaraz, Mingo Junction, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance. Fined $250 and assessed court costs. Pleaded guilty to public intoxication. Fined $100 and assessed court costs. Charges of transferring a controlled substance into jail, littering, and fleeing dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

May 28

Breonna N. Williams, Weirton, charges of obstructing an officer and disorderly conduct dismissed at defense counsel’s request and with no objection from the state.

Jeremiah A. Jobe, New Cumberland, pleaded guilty to obstructing an officer. Sentenced to 30 days in jail, with credit for eight days served. Remaining 22 days will be served if there is a probation violation. Placed on unsupervised probation for one year. Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor bracelet ordered for 30 days. On a charge of destruction of property, ordered to pay restitution to the victim, placed on one year unsupervised probation and assessed court costs. Charges of public intoxication and disorderly conduct dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Tracy L. Piatt, Weirton, two counts of failure to have a child attend school dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Gary Rheinhardt, Weirton, charge of failure to have a child attend school dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Hancock County Magistrate

May 21

Frank Perrone Jr., Weirton, pleaded guilty to speeding (54 mph in a 45 mph zone). Fined $25 and assessed court costs.

Christopher Allison, Newell, charge of domestic battery dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Charles Moore, Chester, charge of animal cruelty dismissed without prejudice at prosecutor’s request.

May 23

Gina Akins, Rogers, Ohio, charged with driving under the influence (second offense). Pleaded guilty to the lesser-included offense of DUI (first offense). Sentenced to four days in jail. Fined $250 and assessed court costs and a jail fee. Pleaded guilty to driving on a suspended license. Fined $200 and assessed court costs. Pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance. Fined $100 and assessed court costs. Charge of driving left of center dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Charles Kieser, Rogers, Ohio, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. Sentence of 30 days in jail suspended. Placed on seven months’ unsupervised probation with a $35 probation fee. Fined $400 and assessed court costs.

John Hawkey, Weirton, charge of failure to pay child support dismissed without prejudice at prosecutor’s request.

Jason Pyle, Weirton, charge of permitting driving under the influence dismissed without prejudice at prosecutor’s request.

Roger David Jr., Weirton, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence (second offense). Sentence of six months in jail suspended. Placed on one year unsupervised probation with $5-a-month probation fee. Assessed court costs. Charge of driving on a suspended license (DUI/second offense) dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Hancock County Magistrate

May 14

Jolly Streets, Chester, charge of domestic assault dismissed upon successful completion of diversion program. Court costs paid in full.

Brittany Davis, Weirton, pleaded no contest to failure to have a child attend school and was found guilty. Fined $50 and assessed court costs.

Justin Gaillas, Weirton, pleaded no contest to speeding and was found guilty. Fined $75 and assessed court costs.

Paul Kabala, Brigantine, N.J., found guilty of speeding. Fined $100 and assessed court costs.

Amy Shultz, Chester, charge of domestic battery dismissed with prejudice at prosecutor’s request.

Richard Ward, New Cumberland, charge of domestic battery dismissed with prejudice at prosecutor’s request.

Ambre Rheinhardt, Weirton, pleaded guilty to failure to have a child attend school. Fined $50 and assessed $25 capias fee and court costs.

Robert Chek, Weirton, pleaded guilty to assault on an officer. Sentenced to 30 days in jail, with credit for 12 days served. Assessed court costs. Pleaded guilty to obstructing an officer. Sentenced to 30 days in jail, to run consecutive to other charge. Assessed court costs.

May 15

Kenneth Harper, Mingo Junction, charge of nighttime burglary dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Diana M. Decollo, Weirton, charge of driving under the influence dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Thomas Byers, Weirton, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence (second offense). Sentence of one year in jail suspended. Placed on one year unsupervised probation with $5-a-month probation fee. Fined $3,000 and assessed court costs. Pleaded guilty to driving on a suspended license (administrative, second offense). Fined $500 and assessed court costs. Charge of driving on a suspended license (DUI) dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

May 16

Jason P. Lumpkins, Weirton, charge of domestic battery dismissed upon successful completion of six-month diversion program.

May 17

Rocky Ewing, Mingo Junction, charge of destruction of property removed to Hancock County Circuit Court. Defendant waived preliminary hearing.

Christopher Thomaselli, Weirton, charges of breaking and entering, receiving/transferring stolen property and fleeing on foot transferred to Hancock County Circuit Court. Defendant waived preliminary hearing.

Hancock County Magistrate

April 30

Troy McAbee, Weirton, pleaded guilty to fleeing in a vehicle. Sentence of 30 days in jail suspended. Placed on one year unsupervised probation. Fined $500 and assessed court costs and a probation fee. Charge of driving on a suspended license (administrative, third offense) dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Ray McFadden, New Cumberland, pleaded no contest to fleeing on foot and was found guilty. Sentenced to time served and fined $250, plus court costs. Pleaded no contest to an ATV prohibition and was found guilty. Fined $50 and assessed court costs. Pleaded no contest to speeding and was found guilty. Fined $50 and assessed court costs.

Wesley Frost, North Lima, Ohio, successfully completed diversion program for charge of public intoxication. Case dismissed. Charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and battery dismissed with prejudice at prosecutor’s request.

May 1

Cory Peppler, Weirton, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence (non-aggravated). Sentence of 30 days in jail suspended. Placed on seven months’ unsupervised probation with a $35 probation fee. Fined $350 and assessed court costs. Pleaded guilty to driving on a suspended license. Fined $200 and assessed court costs. Charge of driving left of center dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Michael Varner, Weirton, pleaded no contest to driving under the influence (non-aggravated). Sentence of 30 days in jail suspended. Placed on seven months’ unsupervised probation with a $35 probation fee. Fined $350 and assessed court costs. Charges of speeding and driving left of center dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Sarah Taylor, Steubenville, pleaded no contest to driving under the influence and was found guilty. Sentenced to 72 hours in jail, with credit for time served in Ohio’s Driver Intervention Program. Fined $350 and assessed court costs.

Daniel Lydic, East Liverpool, charge of possession of a controlled substance dismissed upon payment of court costs and completion of probation with no violations.

Kevin Jarvis, Austintown, Ohio, West Virginia table game violation dismissed and refiled as false pretenses, to which defendant pleaded guilty. Fined $250 and assessed court costs.

Bryan Boley, Weirton, charge of malicious assault dismissed and refiled as domestic battery, to which defendant pleaded guilty. Sentenced to four days in jail, with credit for time served. Fined $100 and assessed court costs.

Hancock County Magistrate

April 30

John S. Bryan, East Liverpool, pleaded no contest to obstructing an officer and was found guilty. Sentence of 30 days in jail suspended. Placed on six months’ unsupervised probation. Fined $200 and assessed court costs.

Bryan D. Cottrill, Oakdale, Pa., pleaded no contest to driving on a suspended license (non-DUI) and was found guilty. Fined $250 and assessed court costs.

Darrell Hawkins, Weirton, charge of domestic battery dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Hancock County Magistrate

April 23

Phillip McAllister, Weirton, pleaded guilty to driving on a suspended license (second offense, administrative). Fined $200 and assessed court costs. Charge of obstructing an officer dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Brian K. Ziarko, Weirton, pleaded guilty to destruction of property. Sentence of one year in jail suspended. Placed on two years’ unsupervised probation. Assessed court costs and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $360 through the court.

April 24

Israel Cassella, Weirton, pleaded guilty to driving on a suspended license (DUI). Sentence of 30 days in jail suspended. Placed on six months’ unsupervised probation with a $30 probation fee. Fined $200 and assessed court costs. Charge of driving left of center dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Craig A. Churchill, Weirton, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence (non-aggravated). Sentence of 30 days in jail suspended. Placed on six months’ unsupervised probation with a $30 probation fee. Fined $500 and assessed court costs. Charges of driving on a suspended license (administrative) and driving left of center dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

April 26

Shane Evans, Weirton, charged with breaking and entering by way of grand jury indictment. Case removed to Hancock County Circuit Court.

Brian Hans, Weirton, charge of burglary dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Brody Ostrander, Proctor, W.Va., charged with indecent exposure (third or subsequent) by way of grand jury indictment. Case removed to Hancock County Circuit Court. Charge of possession of a controlled substance (marijuana) dismissed at prosecutor’s request.

Hailey Mitchell, Weirton, charge of grand larceny removed to Hancock County Circuit Court. Defendant waived preliminary hearing.