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October 10, 2012

Common Pleas Court sentences for Oct. 10

NEW CASTLE — J. Craig Cox

•Garry Robert McConahy Jr., 36, Edinburg — Ninety days in the intermediate punishment program to be served on house arrest with electronic monitoring, $2,500 fine, costs of prosecution, Lawrence County Drug and Alcohol assessment and 18-month license suspension. He pleaded guilty to driving under the influence.

•Laureen Renee Fischer, 31, Ellwood City — Two years in the intermediate punishment program with the first 12 months on house arrest with electronic monitoring and work release permitted, $300 restitution to Lawrence County District Attorney Drug Task Force, $113 restitution to State Police Crime Lab, costs of prosecution, Lawrence County Drug and Alcohol referral, provide a DNA sample. She pleaded guilty to manufacture, delivery or possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.

•Nicole E. Welsh, 34, New Castle — Five days to 12 months in the Lawrence County jail with credit for five days served, costs of prosecution, $28.49 restitution to Shop ‘N Save. She pleaded guilty to retail theft.

•Thomas Perrotta, 26, New Castle — Six months probation, costs of prosecution, $20 restitution to Mr. B’s. He pleaded guilty to theft.

•Eugene Gerald Courson III, 31, New Castle — One-hundred-seventeen days to 23 1/2 months in the Lawrence County jail with credit for 117 days served, costs of prosecution, $12,290 restitution to one victim and $25,417 restitution to another victim. He entered a no contest plea to criminal trespass.

•Eugene Gerald Courson III, 31, New Castle — One-hundred-forty-nine days to 12 months in the Lawrence County jail with credit for 149 days served. He entered a no contest plea to criminal trespass.

•Andrew Vincent Perrillo, 23, Hubbard, Ohio — Costs of prosecution, 12 months probation, referred to Trumbull County (Ohio) Drug and Alcohol. He pleaded guilty to receiving stolen property.

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