Sentences handed down in Clinton County court

LOCK HAVEN – The following sentences were handed down recently in Clinton County Court of Common Pleas or Lycoming County Court. The penalties, as always, are dependent on state guidelines taking into account both the severity of the crime and the criminal background of the defendants.

The information comes from official court documents issued by the local court judges and filed at the office of the prothonotary:

RETAIL THEFT – Jennifer Rebecca Rafter of Lock Haven, charged by state police for retail theft, and having admitted to a probation violation, had her probation revoked and was resentenced to a fine of $500, restitution to Wal-Mart in the amount of $432.34, and incarceration in the Clinton County Correctional Facility for 30 days to 23 months.

THEFT – Karen Rae Frantz of Jersey Shore, charged by state police for theft, and having violation probation by using cocaine, had probation revoked and was resentenced to a fine of $500, restitution of $15, and incarceration for 60 days to 12 months in the Clinton County Correctional Facility.

THEFT, RECEIVING STOLEN GOODS – Harold James Young Jr. of Lock Haven, charged by Lock Haven police for theft and receiving stolen property, was fined $250, ordered to pay restitution of $118.90 to Thomas Vineis and was placed on probation for 12 months.

SIMPLE ASSAULT – Christopher William Traxler of Lock Haven, charged by state police for simple assault, was fined $500, ordered to pay restitution of $808, and was placed on probation for 24 months.

DEFIANT TRESPASS – Timothy Edward Cole of Lock Haven, charged by Lock Haven police for a Protection From Abuse Act violation and defiant trespass, was fined $300 and was placed on probation for six months.

THEFT OF PROPERTY – Taylor Franklin Miller Jr. of North Bend, charged by Lock Haven police for theft of property mislaid or lost, was fined $500, ordered to pay $145 in restitution and was sentenced to 30 days to 23 months in the Clinton County Correctional Facility.

RETAIL THEFT – Brian Keith Andrus Sr. of Mill Hall, charged by state police for multiple counts of retail theft, was fined $3,000 on three criminal cases and was sentenced to three to six years in a state correctional institution.

INTOXICATED DRIVING – Leslie Jacob Rought of Howard, charged by state police for intoxicated driving, was fined $500, ordered to pay numerous fees and assessments, and was sentenced to 48 hours to six months in the Clinton County Correctional Facility.

INTOXICATED DRIVING – Brittani Chantel Young, no address listed, charged by Lock Haven police for intoxicated driving, was fined $500, ordered to pay numerous fees and assessments, and was sentenced to 48 hours to six months in the Clinton County Correctional Facility.

INTOXICATED DRIVING – Mark Gregory Hevner of North Bend, charged by state police for intoxicated driving, was fined $1,500, ordered to pay numerous fees and assessments, was placed on intermediate punishment for 60 months, including 15 days in the Clinton County Correctional Facility followed by intensive supervision.

RETAIL THEFT – Brittney Nicole Snyder of Lock Haven, charged by state police for retail theft, was fined $1,000 and sentenced to the Clinton County Correctional Facility for 93 days to 23 months.

FORGERY – Patricia Souix Kulp of Avis, charged by state police for forgery, was ordered to make restitution of $30,000 to First National Bank and was sentenced to 120 days to 23 months in the Clinton County Correctional Facility.

RETAIL THEFT – Tina Marie Mathews of Williamsport, charged by state police for retail theft, was fined $500 and was placed on probation for two years.