2017-11-08 / Police & Safety

Magistrates Report

Recent sentences from Magistrate Kermit Ambrose:

Ashley N. Conner, 29, of Hedgesville was fined $100 after pleading guilty to permitting an unauthorized person to drive. She must also pay $165.25 in court costs and fees.

Tyler M. Clark, 28, of Berkeley Springs was sentenced to one year unsupervised probation after pleading guilty to petit larceny. His probation sentence was suspended for 10 days.

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

Recent sentences from Magistrate Debra Ditto:

Nick J. Kidwell, 25, of Berkeley Springs was sentenced to jail for 90 days after pleading guilty under a plea agreement to knowingly or intentionally possessing a controlled substance without a valid prescription. His jail sentence is to run concurrent with another sentence. He must also pay $165.25 in court costs and fees.

Kidwell was also sentenced to jail for 90 days after pleading guilty under a plea agreement to obstructing an officer. His jail sentence is credited for time served. His sentence will run concurrently with jail time for the possession charge. He must also pay $165.25 in court costs and fees.

Michael D. Dietrich, 46, of Great Cacapon was sentenced to jail for 10 days after pleading guilty under a plea agreement to leaving the scene of an accident. His jail sentence is to be served on 80 hours of community service, and he must pay $165.25 in court costs and fees. Dietrich also pled guilty to failure to use due care while driving. He must pay a $50 fine and $165.25 in costs for that offense.

Melanie A. Buell, 39, of Great Cacapon was fined $250 after pleading guilty under a plea agreement to driving with no insurance. She must also pay $165.25 in court costs and fees.

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