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INDIANA DISTRICT COURT DOCKET

by The Indiana Gazette on October 23, 2012 10:45 AM

Numerous defendants have been named in criminal charges filed before Magisterial District Guy Haberl, of Indiana.

Criminal complaints and affidavits of probable cause are not evidence of guilt in a criminal case. Defendants are entitled to legal representation and have the right to question the witnesses and evidence presented against them during preliminary hearings in the district court and at trials in the county court of common pleas.

Charged were:

Zsane Chontol Owens, 24, and Tiasia Belinda White, 22, both of Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, charged July 25 by state police with receiving stolen property on the dates of April 13 and 14 at the Indiana County Court House, 825 Philadelphia St., after it was determined that numerous fraudulent checks had been generated and cashed at several Walmart stores in eastern Pennsylvania, court papers show. Both defendants waived their right to a preliminary hearing and chose to face the charge in court.

Stacey Bowen, 26, of Dunbar, Fayette County, charged July 26 by Indiana Borough police with knowingly possessing a controlled or counterfeit substance and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia at 3:05 p.m. Jan. 5 at Eagle Scripts, 401 N. Fourth St. First-class summons have been undeliverable to Bowen, according to online court records.

Natoya Leon Bracy-Brown, 22, of Philadelphia, charged July 26 by borough police with possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia at 8:43 p.m. Feb. 27 at Carriage House, 1300 Oakland Ave. Bracy-Brown waived her right to a preliminary hearing.

Lonnie D. McCann, 37, of Jennerstown, Somerset County, charged by borough police July 30 with driving under the influence, possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and two summary driving offenses at 2:03 a.m. May 13 at South Cherry Street and Gompers Avenue. McCann waived his right to a preliminary hearing.

Amy Lynn Springer, 29, of Apache Drive, White Township, charged by borough police July 31 with driving under the influence at 2:21 p.m. July 28 at Olive Street and Anderson Avenue. She refused to submit to alcohol testing, according to documents. The charge was waived for court.

Khalil Raquib Smith, 20, and Ahmeen Ronald Thomas, 20, both of Philadelphia, charged Aug. 2 by IUP police with possession of drug paraphernalia at 12:50 a.m. Feb. 14 at Suites on Pratt. Smith also was charged with manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver, and Thomas also was charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana. Thomas' charges were held for court. Smith's possession of drug paraphernalia charge was waived for court. His other charge was withdrawn.

Ryan David Kramp, 23, of Schnecksville, Lehigh County, charged July 10 by borough police with three counts of manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver, three counts of knowingly possessing a controlled or counterfeit substance, three counts of criminal use of a communication facility and three counts of possession of drug paraphernalia between Feb. 1, 2010, and May 31, 2010, at 306 S. 11th St. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Nov. 29.

Anna N. Yoho, 19, of Cranberry Township, Butler County, charged Aug. 7 by borough police with possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia at 5:06 p.m. July 30 at 950 Klondyke Ave. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Nov. 8.

Victoria Marie Harbaugh, 28, of Cherry Tree, charged by borough police Aug. 7 with accidents involving damage to attended property and two summary driving offenses at 3 p.m. July 31 in the 700 block of Philadelphia Street. The charges were waived for court.

Kevin Ronald Swegles, 56, of Penn Run, charged Aug. 8 by borough police with DUI and one summary driving violation at 1:56 a.m. July 12 in the 100 block of South Fifth Street. His blood alcohol content was 0.164 percent, court papers show. The charges were waived for court.

Robert E. Pharris, 45, of Marion Road, White Township, charged Aug. 8 by borough police with accidents involving damage to attended property and two summary driving offenses at 8:27 p.m. July 7 at North Ninth and Chestnut streets. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Wednesday.

Tyrek Nikosi Brown, 20, and Kymere Demont Carlton, 18, both of Philadelphia, charged Aug. 8 by borough police with possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia at 12:27 a.m. Feb. 6 at 1300 Oakland Ave. Brown also was charged with two additional counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and Carlton also was charged with a summary driving offense. Both defendants pleaded guilty to possession of a small amount of marijuana. Their other charges were withdrawn.

Taylor Shea Pearson, 19, of Dallastown, York County, charged Aug. 13 by IUP police with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia at 6:56 p.m. Feb. 17 at Ruddock Hall. Pearson pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana and was ordered to pay a fine of $773.50, online court records indicate.

The other charge was withdrawn.

Lucas George Tatarko, 19, of Twin Rocks, Cambria County, charged Aug. 13 by IUP police with possession of a small amount of marijuana and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia at 8:12 p.m. Feb. 18 at Ruddock Hall. Tatarko pleaded guilty to possession of a small amount of marijuana and was ordered to pay a fine of $773.50, online court papers show. The other charge was withdrawn.

Johnny Vazquez, 19, of Columbia, Lancaster County, charged Aug. 13 by IUP police with possession of a small amount of marijuana and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia at 10:21 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Maple East Suites. Vazquez pleaded guilty to possession of a small amount of marijuana and was ordered to pay a fine of $773.50, online court documents show. The remaining charges were withdrawn.

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