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Boswell magistrate reports: Jan. 28

January 29, 2019

The following preliminary hearing is scheduled before District Judge Susan Mankamyer in Boswell:

Drugs

Serenity Bond, 39, Main Street, Berlin, was charged Jan. 16 with felony manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver; three counts of intentional possession of a controlled substance by a person not registered; drug paraphernalia possession{&semispace}and driving under the influence. According to a probable-cause affidavit, at about 2 p.m. Dec. 13 Conemaugh Township police found Bond in a wrecked vehicle along Regent Street. The vehicle matched a description from a hit-and-run accident earlier in the day. In the vehicle, police found several drugs and paraphernalia, including three baggies of cocaine, 12 Suboxone packets and 26 sedative pills, according to the affidavit. A blood test showed Bond had barbiturates and cocaine in her system, police said. Bond was arraigned Monday before Mankamyer and was sent to the Somerset County Jail in lieu of a $20,000 bond. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 1:45 p.m. Wednesday.

The following preliminary hearings are scheduled before District Judge Sandra L. Stevanus in New Centerville:

Driving under the influence

Charissa Ray Kutch, 28, Latrobe, was charged Jan. 16 with driving under the influence on Jan. 11. State police were dispatched to Sheets Road in Middlecreek Township for a single-vehicle crash. Kutch had a blood alcohol level of 0.23 percent. A hearing is scheduled for 11:15 a.m. Feb. 21Chad William Rugg, 27, Blackfield Road, Garrett, was charged Jan. 16 with driving under the influence on Dec. 14. State police noticed Rugg traveling 80 mph on Route 653 in Black Township. His blood alcohol level was 0.15 percent, and his blood tested positive for traces of THC, an active ingredient in cannabis. A hearing is scheduled for 10:15 a.m. March 7.

Furnishing alcohol to minors

Eric Thomas Davis, 19, Younkin Drive, Sarver, was charged Jan. 16 with selling/furnishing liquor to a minor, furnishing liquor, malt or brewed beverages and purchase of alcohol by a minor on Dec. 28. State police liquor control enforcement officers noticed a male who appeared to be under 21 retrieve a can of beer from a passenger side door. Davis admitted to supplying the minor with the beer. A hearing is scheduled for 10:15 a.m. March 21.Adam Vaughn Homberg, 21, Bray School Road, Oakland, Maryland, was charged Jan. 16 with selling/furnishing liquor to minors on Jan. 1. State police liquor control enforcement officers approached three “youthful” individuals at Seven Springs Mountain Resort who were consuming alcohol. Vaughn said he had a friend who worked at a beer distributor where he purchased the beer. A hearing is scheduled for 10 a.m. March 21.

The following person will have a preliminary hearing before District Judge Kenneth Johnson in Somerset:

Theft

Robert Frank Boyer, 29, State Correctional Institution-Laurel Highlands, was charged Jan. 25 with burglary, theft and receiving stolen property for a Jan. 10, 2015, incident. Somerset Borough Police said someone entered the Chuck Wagon Restaurant in Somerset and removed $345. DNA evidence linked Boyer to the incident. When interviewed, he confessed to breaking into the restaurant, according to police. A hearing is scheduled for 1 p.m. today.