Several people were sentenced recently in Mercer County (Pa.) Common Pleas Court. According to court documents:

Travis Pratt, 20, of Elm Street, Grove City, was sentenced to one to 12 months in jail for theft by unlawful taking, a misdemeanor. He was given 160 days’ credit. On May 21, he stole two rolls of copper pipe valued at less than $200 from Filer Plumbing & Heating, 504 N. Broad St., Grove City.

Chris Wilson, 26, of Grove City, was sentenced to 18 to 42 months in prison for felony aggravated assault. On Jan. 13, 2007, he shot Daniel Metheney, 24, of College Avenue, Grove City, in the abdomen and pointed the pistol at a 14-year-old boy. A dispute over a woman sparked the shooting, which took place at Wilson’s residence. Metheney was seriously injured.

Andre Irvine, 38, of Shadyside Drive, Hermitage, was given a suspended sentence and placed on three years’ probation for misdemeanor retail theft. He was given credit for 190 days served. On Jan. 15, he stole a $2,000 television from Rex Appliance, 579 S. Hermitage Road, Hermitage. The same day, he also pumped $55 worth of gasoline at Sheetz, 1650 N. Hermitage Road, Hermitage, then left without paying.

Jacob Mulhollen, 32, of Hazen Avenue, Ellwood City, was sentenced to 11‚Ñ2 to five years in the prison on a resentence for theft by unlawful taking. Mulhollen was on probation for the 2005 conviction but violated the probation terms by testing positive on a drug test.

Charles Hunt, 27, of Meek Street, Sharon, was sentenced to six to 25 months in prison and one year’s probation for simple assault and defiant trespass, both misdemeanors. On Oct. 7, 2007, he stabbed another man in the abdomen during an argument at an Irvine Street, Sharon, address where he was trespassing.

Justin Moss, 31, of Parke Drive, Hermitage, was sentenced to six to 23 months in jail followed by 23 months’ probation for a consolidated count of felony retail theft. He stole two video cameras valued at $260 and two ink cartridges valued at $68 from Wal-Mart, 1275 N. Hermitage Road, Hermitage Jan. 6. The offense is a felony because it was the third or subsequent.

Ljubomir Pantelic, 30, of Pierce Avenue, Sharpsville, was sentenced to 10 to 24 months in jail for recklessly endangering another person, a misdemeanor. On Nov. 11, 2007, he drove a motor vehicle recklessly and at a high speed, through Farrell, Sharon and Wheatland.

Rachine Smith, 21, of Negley Street, Farrell, was placed on one year’s probation for theft by unlawful taking, a misdemeanor. On Oct. 5, 2007, she stole $28 worth of personal care items from Shop N Save, 2199 E. State St., Hermitage.

Jeffrey Teaberry, 52, of North Buhl Farm Drive, Hermitage, was placed on two years’ probation for misdemeanor theft by deception. Between May 2006 and February 2007, while working as a salesman for Stupka Motors, 1435 N. Hermitage Road, Hermitage, he submitted a loan application to Huntington Bank bearing the forged signature of a male customer. Teaberry took the loan at a higher price for the vehicle than agreed and authorized by the customer. The deception resulted in the repossession of the vehicle, costing the lender a $6,814 loss.

Edward Tunstall Jr., 26, of Brentwood Drive, Greenville, was sentenced to three to 12 months in jail followed by three years’ probation for criminal conspiracy to commit burglary, a felony. He conspired with a juvenile in November 2007 to burglarize a Woods Road, West Salem Township, residence.

Anthony Scott Jr., 20, was placed on five years’ probation for making terroristic threats, a misdemeanor. On Oct. 30, 2007, he told a man over the phone that he was going to kill him and his family for “snitching” on another man who had been charged with aggravated assault and criminal attempt of homicide.

William Cinci III, 20, of Perry Highway, Portersville, was sentenced to three to 23 months for theft by unlawful taking, a misdemeanor. On Oct. 20, 2007, he took $2,455 worth of equipment from Elder Sales & Service Inc., 4488 Greenville-Sandy Lake Road, Lake Township.

Darryl Cleveland, 42, of Negley Street, Farrell, was sentenced to six to 23 months in jail for recklessly endangering another person, simple assault and possession of cocaine, all misdemeanors. Cleveland cut a 5-inch gash into the neck of a male victim with a pocketknife while holding the man’s head to the ground Dec. 16, 2007, at Kirsch’s Corner Bar, 917 Roemer Blvd., Farrell.

Eugena Russo, 25, of South Cedar Avenue, New Castle, was sentenced to one to two years in jail for retail theft and theft by deception, both misdemeanors. She stole $230 worth of merchandise Jan. 15 from Wal-Mart, 1275 N. Hermitage Road, Hermitage. The next day she returned $27 worth of the stolen merchandise, creating a false impression that it had been paid for.

Randy Taranto, 46, of Mercer Road, Mercer, was sentenced to six months to one year in jail for defiant trespass, a misdemeanor. He trespassed on a woman’s property on Line Road, Delaware Township, after she told him not to.

Source: Mercer County Common Pleas Court records

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