2017-06-14 / Police & Safety

Magistrates Report

Recent sentences from Magistrate Kermit Ambrose:

Brian T. Hull, 35, of Berkeley Springs was sentenced to jail for 30 days after pleading guilty to driving while his license was revoked for a DUI. His jail sentence was credited for time served.

Hull was fined $100 and must pay $165.25 in court costs and fees.

Michael S. Pritchett, 50, of Berkeley Springs was sentenced to jail for 90 days after pleading guilty under a plea agreement to petit larceny. He was sentenced to one year of unsupervised probation with a suspended sentence of 90 days, but his probation was revoked.

Pritchett must also pay $165.25 in court costs and fees and $100 in restitution to Berkeley Springs Trading Post to be paid within 30 days.

Keith Kesecker, 38, of Hedgesville was sentenced to jail for six months after pleading guilty to knowingly or intentionally possessing a controlled substance without a valid prescription. His jail sentence was suspended for all but 60 days. Kesecker was sentenced to unsupervised probation for one year, and he must pay $165.25 in court costs and fees.

Kesecker was also sentenced to jail for six months after pleading guilty under a plea agreement to domestic assault. His jail sentence was suspended for all but 60 days and is to run concurrently with his previous sentence. He was sentenced to one year unsupervised probation and must complete a Battering Intervention and Prevention Program during his probation period. He must also pay $165.25 in court costs and fees.

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