Hancock County Magistrate for 4-4
Megan Buchanan, of Brilliant, Ohio: Charge of domestic battery dismissed without prejudice at prosecutor’s request.
Jacob G. Wilds, of Weirton: Pleaded guilty to public intoxication. Fined $25 and assessed court costs. Charges of trespassing and obstructing dismissed at prosecutor’s request.
Chelsea N. Stuart, of Weirton: Charge of possession of controlled substance dismissed upon successful completion of six months’ unsupervised probation with no violations. Court costs paid in full.
Nathan Schurko, of Austintown, Ohio: Defendant opted out of DUI deferral program and entered a guilty plea. (Defendant had entered deferral program upon pleading guilty on Dec. 18, 2013.) Sentenced to credit time served. Fined $250 and assessed court costs.
Thomas B. Wells, of New Cumberland: Pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance. Sentence of 90 days in jail suspended. Placed on six months’ unsupervised probation. Assessed court costs. Pleaded guilty to improper registration. Sentence of 90 days in jail suspended. Placed on six months’ unsupervised probation. Fined $100 and assessed court costs. Charges of expired registration and driving under suspension (administrative) dismissed at prosecutor’s request.