Hearings and appearances in the Fayette County Court of Common Pleas


By Ashley Bunton - abunton@aimmediamidwest.com



The following people recently had hearings in the Fayette County Court of Common Pleas for alleged felonious crimes:

— Anthony S. Dailey, 27, of Washington C.H., was arraigned Sept. 25 on a charge of failure to comply with the orders of a police officer, third-degree felony. A not guilty plea was entered on the case and Dailey’s attorney filed a notice of representation in the matter. An informal hearing is scheduled for Oct. 30.

— Ronald N. Sapp, 41, of Hillsboro, was arraigned Sept. 25 for aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. An informal hearing is scheduled for Oct. 30. According to records, the Washington C.H. Police Department was called to check on a man in a vehicle at Walmart July 4 who was reportedly in and out of consciousness. Sapp was checked out and found to have an active warrant for his arrest from the Hillsboro Police Department. During his arrest, he was found to be in possession of illegal drugs, reports said.

— Robert D. Coy, 39, of Washington C.H., is scheduled for a final hearing Monday, Oct. 2, on three counts of receiving stolen property, felonies of the third degree. Coy’s counsel, Kristina Oesterle, stated on the court record that Coy plans to enter into an agreement before the case proceeds to trial. Trial is scheduled for Oct. 19.

— Joey L. Morris, 36, of Washington C.H., appeared for a final pretrial hearing Sept. 25 and was issued a continuance in a case for possession of cocaine and possession of heroin, each a fifth-degree felony. The trial date was changed to Nov. 8.

— Tricia A. Wiseman, 36, of Washington C.H., was scheduled for an informal hearing Sept. 25 on two charges of operating a vehicle under the influence, fourth-degree felonies. A final hearing is scheduled for Dec. 4.

— Peter A. Barbiero, 39, of Washington C.H., was scheduled for an informal hearing Sept. 25 for domestic violence, with one prior conviction, a fourth-degree felony. A final hearing is Dec. 4.

— Jeffrey C. Harmison, 23, of Washington C.H., appeared for a final hearing Sept. 25 on charges of rape, first-degree felony, and unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, fourth-degree felony. No resolution has been made in the case, records show, and the jury trial is scheduled for Oct. 11. As the Record-Herald previously reported, Harmison was investigated by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office after a 14-year-old victim reported a rape on July 14. Harmison “partially confessed” to the crime, according to the FCSO, and detectives seized a laptop computer and his cell phone. Both were sent to the Bureau of Criminal Investigation for forensic analysis. The alleged victim was given a sexual assault exam, and DNA was collected from Harmison and also sent to BCI.

— Kirt Hickman, 41, of Jamestown, appeared Sept. 25 and entered a guilty plea to a charge of non-support of dependents, fifth-degree felony. Sentencing in the case is scheduled for Oct. 9.

— Steven A. Walker, 47, of Washington C.H., was arraigned Sept. 13 on a charge of domestic violence, with one prior, fourth-degree felony. A final hearing is scheduled for Oct. 23.

— Shawn M. Goslin, 19, of Washington C.H., was scheduled for a final hearing Sept. 25 on charges of carrying a concealed weapon, fourth-degree felony, improperly handling a firearm in a motor vehicle, fourth-degree felony, receiving stolen property, fourth-degree felony, possessing of a defaced firearm, first-degree misdemeanor. The jury trial date next month was cancelled and plea hearing on the matter was scheduled for Oct. 9. According to the Washington C.H. Police Department, Goslin was found concealing a reported stolen handgun during a traffic stop May 1. Reports said the serial number on the handgun was purposely defaced.

— Andrew P. Darty, 31, of Washington C.H., was scheduled for a hearing Sept. 25 on charges of abduction, third-degree felony, and domestic violence, with one prior conviction, fourth-degree felony. Darty has a second case for trespass in a habitation when a person is likely or likely to be present, fourth-degree felony. The record shows a jury trial is scheduled for Oct. 18.

— Alvin T. Smith, 34, of Greenfield, was indicted in July on two charges of non-support of dependents, fifth-degree felonies. Court records state the Highland County Sheriff’s Office was unable to serve Smith with the indictment after going to the address listed and finding the house empty. A warrant for Smith’s arrest was issued Sept. 21.

— Donald Z. Carson, 39, of Washington C.H., was granted a continuance Sept. 21 on charges of aggravated trafficking in drugs, third-degree felony, one count each of trafficking in marijuana, cocaine, and heroin, fourth-degree felonies, aggravated possession of drugs, fifth-degree felony, one count each for possession of cocaine and heroin, fifth-degree felonies, endangering children, first-degree misdemeanor, and marijuana possession, a minor misdemeanor. The Record-Herald previously reported Carson was stopped in February in a traffic stop by the Washington C.H. Police Department. Carson was allegedly transporting packages of heroin, methamphetamine, crack cocaine and marijuana while three juveniles were also inside of his vehicle, including his 13-year-old daughter. A final hearing is scheduled Oct. 2 and the trial is scheduled Nov. 1.

— David C. Wilson, 33, of Mt. Sterling, was convicted in April of aggravated trespassing, first-degree misdemeanor, and criminal damaging, second-degree misdemeanor. Court records state Wilson violated the terms of his probation in July. A warrant for his arrest was executed on Wilson Sept. 18. He is scheduled to appear Nov. 13 for a hearing on the probation violation.

— Bobby J. Adams, 44, of Washington C.H., was arraigned Sept. 26 on two counts of domestic violence, fourth-degree felonies. An informal hearing is scheduled Oct. 9.

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By Ashley Bunton

abunton@aimmediamidwest.com

Reach Ashley by calling her at (740) 313-0355 or connect on Twitter by searching for @ashbunton

Reach Ashley by calling her at (740) 313-0355 or connect on Twitter by searching for @ashbunton