INDIANA DISTRICT COURT DOCKET
April 26, 2013 11:00 AM

Several defendants have been named in criminal charges filed in the Indiana district court before Magisterial District Judge Guy Haberl.

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.

Marc Stedman, 32, of Marianna, Washington County; Brian Matalik, 41, of Bethel Park, Allegheny County; and Daniel Burgess, 34, of Washington, Washington County, charged Feb. 11 by Indiana Borough police with possession of a small amount of marijuana at 11:40 p.m. Feb. 9 in the 100 block of North Sixth Street. Police responded to a report of an intoxicated male in the area, and Matalik fit the description. While approaching Matalik, he opened up the rear door of a van, and officers detected the smell of marijuana.

Stedman, Matalik and Burgess pleaded guilty to possession of a small amount of marijuana and were ordered to pay $662 each in fines and costs.

Myles Burden, 20, of Lansdowne, Delaware County, charged Feb. 11 by Indiana Borough police with providing false identification to a law enforcement officer, disorderly conduct and underage drinking at 1:54 a.m. Feb. 9 at 320 S. Seventh St. Police observed Burden arguing with a female, and he provided officers with a false date of birth.

Burden waived his right to a hearing and opted to face action in Indiana County Court.

Daniel Necci, 21, of Erie, Erie County, charged Feb. 11 by Indiana Borough police with possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and public drunkenness at 11:56 p.m. Feb. 8 in the 00 block of South Fifth Street. Police were dispersing two disorderly gatherings on South Fifth Street, and Necci, a guest at one of the residences, continually interfered with their actions.

Necci pleaded guilty to possession of a small amount of marijuana and was ordered to pay $662 in fines and costs. His remaining charges were withdrawn.

Jacqueline Greenawalt, 19, of Gary Lane, Indiana, charged Feb. 12 by IUP police with possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia at 8:46 p.m. Nov. 12 at 945 Oakland Ave. Police responded to a report of the smell of marijuana coming from a room at Elkin Hall.

During a search of the room, two capsule pills, containing amphetamine, were found. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for April 24.

Jamey Shell-Klein, 20, of Route 119 North, Home, charged Feb. 14 by state police with DUI, underage drinking and five summary driving infractions at 2:45 a.m. Jan. 27 in the 1300 block of Oakland Avenue, following a traffic stop for turning without signaling. Shell-Klein had a blood alcohol content of 0.137 percent, court papers show.

Shell-Klein waived her right to a hearing and opted to face action in Indiana County Court.

Jacob Docherty, 19, of Franklin, Venango County, charged Feb. 14 by IUP police with possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia at 10:56 a.m. Feb. 13 in Northern Suites. Officers responded to a report of the smell of marijuana coming from Docherty’s room.

Docherty pleaded guilty to possession of a small amount of marijuana and was ordered to pay $662 in fines and costs. The drug paraphernalia charge was withdrawn.

James Henry, 19, of Philadelphia, charged Feb. 20 by Indiana Borough police with possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia at 1:12 a.m. Feb. 12 at 1300 Oakland Ave. Police responded to a report of excessive noise and detected the smell of marijuana when the apartment door was opened.

Henry pleaded guilty to possession of a small amount of marijuana and was ordered to pay $662 in fines and costs. The drug paraphernalia charge was withdrawn.

 

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