Northumberland County Circuit Court Report 

by Madison White Franks

HEATHSVILLE—The Northumberland County Circuit Court convened December 13. The following cases were heard by Judge R. Michael McKenney.

Trials

William O. Jones of Lottsburg, charged with felony manufacturing of a controlled substance, pled guilty and was sentenced to two years of supervised probation in a work release program.

Robert E. Tate of Monterey, charged with felony manufacturing of a controlled substance, pled guilty and was sentenced to one year of supervised probation.

Amanda M. Taylor of Monterey appeared on eight felony offenses of child abuse, two felony offenses of manufacturing a controlled substance and a misdemeanor charge of being a common nuisance. She pled guilty to one child abuse charge and one manufacturing a controlled substance charge. Bond was revoked. All other charges were not prosecuted at the time of trial. Sentencing is set for March 14.

Andrew Yoho of Richmond, charged with felony unlawful wounding and eluding police, pled guilty and was sentenced to two years of supervised probation.

Other cases

The case of Lacey R. Edwards of Farnham, charged with misdemeanor probation violation, was continued to January 24.

The case of Carl W. Short of Lancaster, charged with misdemeanor operating a vehicle with improper brakes, was continued to March 14.

The case of Erin M. Bierwirth of Providence Forge, charged with three felony offenses of probation violations, was continued to January 31.


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