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July 18, 2011
A Hagerstown woman charged with stealing a ring from a blind man was given probation before judgment Monday in Washington County Circuit Court after pleading guilty to theft of less than $1,000.Destany Trivia Ruse, 25, of 16242 Broadfording Road, was placed on supervised probation for one year by Circuit Judge M. Kenneth Long Jr. She also must pay $40 in restitution to a pawnshop and perform 25 hours of community service, Long said.“Why'd you do...
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NEWS
May 30, 1997
By MARLO BARNHART Staff Writer Four men who were caught in a prostitution sting last March in Hagerstown were granted probation before judgment by Washington County District Judge R. Noel Spence after pleading guilty to one count each of solicitation on Thursday. - George Courtland Renner, 76, of 14132 Greencastle Pike, admitted he approached plainclothes Frederick (Md.) City Police Officer Christine Saul on March 21 on Church Street and asked her to perform a sex act. Renner was placed on probation for one year, fined $100 and ordered to perform 40 hours of community service.
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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | matthew.umstead@herald-mail.com | May 7, 2012
A 45-year-old woman pleaded guilty Monday to two felony charges of gross child neglect for her alleged role in the starvation of two young children in 2010. Karen Sue Boback, who now lives in Hagerstown, was placed on probation for five years in lieu of what would have amounted to a two- to 10-year prison sentence, which was suspended by 23rd Judicial Circuit Judge Christopher C. Wilkes. Boback also was fined $1,000 and must register with the child abuse registry for 10 years.
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By DON AINES | March 18, 1998
Man gets probation in standoff CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Chambersburg man involved in a standoff with borough police last summer was sentenced Wednesday by Judge John Walker in Franklin County Court to three years probation. Terry L. Brown, 51, of 439 W. Queen St., pleaded guilty Feb. 4 to recklessly endangering other people and resisting arrest in the July 15, 1997, incident at his home. Charges of unlawful restraint, false imprisonment and simple assault were dropped in exchange for the plea.
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by PEPPER BALLARD | September 24, 2004
pepperb@herald-mail.com A Frederick, Md., man who admitted in July that he broke into a pregnant woman's house in March and stole three pairs of her panties was ordered Thursday to serve 18 months of supervised probation. Steven Lee Myers, 29, whose last known address was 5903 Quinn Road in Frederick, pleaded guilty on July 27 to fourth-degree burglary. Washington County Circuit Judge John H. McDowell on Thursday sentenced Myers to three years in state prison, but suspended that sentence and ordered him to spend 18 months on supervised probation.
NEWS
May 3, 2011
A Berkeley County woman convicted of violating her black neighbors' civil rights lost her probation. A circuit judge revoked 39-year-old Kendra N. Sulick's probation and sentenced her to six years in prison Monday. The decision follows Sulick's guilty plea last month to a misdemeanor DUI charge. Sulick received five years' probation in November after she was convicted of three civil-rights violations. She received a 24-hour jail sentence on the DUI charge with credit for time served.
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By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | January 20, 2011
A Washington County Circuit Court judge Thursday sentenced a Smithsburg man to probation before judgment for growing marijuana the defendant claimed was to treat his late mother's and his medical conditions. Earl Augustus Shorday III, 48, of 22240 Jefferson Blvd., pleaded guilty to manufacturing marijuana for growing seven plants in his backyard. Charges of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia were dismissed as part of a plea agreement. Maryland State Police found the marijuana growing among vegetables in Shorday's backyard in August, Robert Veil, the supervising state's attorney for the Washington County Narcotics Task Force, told Judge Daniel P. Dwyer.
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April 29, 2005
A 17-year-old girl admitted Wednesday in Washington County juvenile court that she bit and kicked her mother in October after returning home from hanging out with friends. The girl was ordered to be placed on indefinite supervised probation by Circuit Judge Frederick C. Wright III, sitting in juvenile court. On Oct. 5, 2004, the girl came home at about 8:40 p.m. "and basically went crazy," said Washington County Assistant State's Attorney Michelle Flores. She "threw things around the residence and screamed profanities," she said.
NEWS
August 11, 2006
A Hagerstown woman was ordered in Washington County District Court on Aug. 3 to serve one year of unsupervised probation after she was found guilty of abandoning a domestic animal, the Humane Society of Washington County said in a written release. Mandy Maistros, of 246 West Side Ave., was given probation before judgment, fined $100 plus court costs and ordered to relinquish her boxer to the Humane Society, according to court documents and the release. Maistros called the Humane Society on May 16 to report a stray dog outside her house.
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January 7, 1998
Doctor gets probation in billings By MARLO BARNHART Staff Writer A Hagerstown physician pleaded guilty in Washington County Circuit Court Tuesday to two counts of felony theft for submitting bogus bills in excess of $6,000 to insurance companies. Paul Yazdani was given probation before judgment, placed on supervised probation for two years, ordered to perform 100 hours of community service and to pay back the money. "A man doesn't stub his toe on a mountain - it's the little things," said retired Judge Darrow Glaser.
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