Arraignment cases Monday in the Fayette County Court of Common Pleas


By Ashley Bunton - abunton@aimmediamidwest.com



The following people were arraigned Monday on charges in the Fayette County Court of Common Pleas:

— Donald L. Huff, Sr., 44, of Washington Court House, was arraigned on an indictment charging felonious assault (with a firearm), a second-degree felony, and domestic violence (with one prior domestic violence charge), a fourth-degree felony. Public defense attorney Kathryn Hapner was appointed as Huff’s attorney. A pretrial hearing in the case is scheduled for Aug. 28.

— Ryan T. Mercer, 36, of Washington Court House, was arraigned on an indictment charging aggravated possession of methamphetamine, a fifth-degree felony. Thomas Arrington was appointed by the court as his public defense attorney. A pretrial in the case is scheduled for Aug. 28.

— Ralph A. Leaverton, 49, of Washington Court House, was arraigned on an indictment charging attempted grand theft of a motor vehicle, a fifth-degree felony, receiving stolen property, a felony of the fifth degree, and possessing criminal tools, a first degree misdemeanor. Kristina Oesterle was appointed as public defense attorney in the case. A pretrial hearing is scheduled for Sept. 5.

— Heather Sutton, 30, of Bloomingburg, was arraigned on an indictment charging three counts of aggravated possession of drugs (oxycodone/pseudophedrine), each a felony of the fifth degree. A pretrial hearing is scheduled for Sept. 5. Susan Wollscheid was appointed as counsel.

— Shawn M. Goslin, 19, of Washington Court House, was arraigned on an indictment charging carrying a concealed weapon, a felony of the fourth degree, improperly handling a firearm in a motor vehicle, a felony of the fourth degree, receiving stolen property, a felony of the fifth degree, and possession of a defaced firearm, a first-degree misdemeanor. A pretrial hearing is scheduled for Aug. 28. Kathryn Hapner was appointed as counsel in the matter.

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By Ashley Bunton

abunton@aimmediamidwest.com

Reach by calling her at (740) 313-0355 or by searching Twitter.com for @ashbunton

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