Several plead in county court

  • June 13, 2013

WAYNESBURG – A number of criminal defendants pleaded guilty Wednesday before Greene County Judge Farley Toothman. They included:

Thomas K. Lingenfield, 30, of 8 Rose Garden Drive, Smithfield; offenses – theft, receiving stolen property, fleeing or attempting to elude police, unauthorized use of a vehicle, 17 summary traffic violations; Lingenfield fled from Cumberland Township police March 15, 2012, when they attempted to stop the vehicle he was driving on Nemacolin Road and Route 88 for a traffic violation; he was able to escape; police later learned the vehicle had been stolen that day from Sam’s Auto; the vehicle was recovered near Mapletown; information from a witness led to his arrest; sentence – 30 days to 23 ½ months in jail, $860 in fines, $250 in restitution.

Bryan Michael Roberts, 30, of 1555 Bristoria Road, Holbrook; offenses – theft, receiving stolen property, criminal trespass, defiant trespass; Roberts stole four foot-long metal bolts, nuts and washers from his uncle, James Rice Jr., between March 8 and 11 and sold the bolts at Levine’s Iron and Metal; sentence – 94 days to 23 ½ months in jail, credit for the 94 days he had already served; $500 fine, 125 hours of community service.

Thomas D. Reeves, 46, of 238 Third Ave., Crucible; offenses – possession of a controlled substance, disorderly conduct; July 29, 2011, Reeves lost consciousness after injecting two bags of heroin while parked at the gasoline pumps at the Ruff Creek Store; police found a glassine bag of heroin in the vehicle and two empty glassine bags and drug paraphernalia; sentence – three years of probation, $750 fine, 225 hours of community service; drug and alcohol treatment.


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