SMETHPORT — A Bradford man who faces allegations in three cases including assault and mischief pleaded guilty Thursday in McKean County Court.
Gage M. Foster, 19, entered a guilty plea to charges in all three cases. He’s charged in one case with simple assault, in the second with criminal mischief and in the third with possession of drug paraphernalia. According to Assistant District Attorney Bridget Murphy, on June 26, Foster struck a female in the face; on June 27, he damaged the front window of a building, causing $1,348.15 in damages; and on July 8, he possessed a glass smoking device. He will be sentenced Nov. 7.
Also in court, Rachelle L. Buterbaugh, 25, of Bradford, pleaded guilty to a charge of accidents involving death or personal injury. On July 27, Buterbaugh, while operating a car, struck a barricade, and the barricade struck a pedestrian, causing him a minor leg injury; Buterbaugh failed to stay at the scene, Murphy said. She will be sentenced Nov. 7.
Johnny R. Blackwell III, 20, of Eldred, pleaded guilty to a charge of simple assault and a summary charge. Murphy said that on July 16, Blackwell hurt a man who was aged 60 or older by striking him in the face multiple times. He will be sentenced Oct. 24.
Thomas W. Pritt, 37, of Duke Center, pleaded guilty to a charge of simple assault. District Attorney Stephanie Vettenburg-Shaffer said that on March 24, Pritt, during a mutual fight with another male, caused injury and substantial pain to the other male. He will be sentenced Nov. 7.
Troy A. Schuppenhauer, 30, of Bradford, pleaded guilty to a charge of simple assault. On July 4, Schuppenhauer went to a Bradford City residence and, while shaking his fist, told a female he was going to kill her, said Shaffer. He will be sentenced Nov. 7.
Adam W. Reinard, 52, of Port Allegany, pleaded guilty to a charge of simple assault. On Aug. 24, Reinard struck a woman in the face, causing bruising, according to Assistant District Attorney Ashley Shade. He will be sentenced Nov. 7.
Mackenzie M. Klaiber, 18, of Kane, pleaded guilty to a charge of theft by unlawful taking. On June 24, Klaiber took $30 in cash from Tops Market while she was an employee there, according to Murphy. Klaiber will serve eight months of probation and pay $30 in restitution.
Sarah J. Bickford, 68, of Smethport, pleaded guilty to a charge of retail theft. On July 22, Bickford took merchandise from Walmart, said Murphy. Bickford will be sentenced Nov. 7.
The following people were accepted into the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition program: for DUI-alcohol, Albert S. Dibble, 64, of Port Allegany, Kyle R. Andreano, 34, of Port Allegany, Donald W. Baker, 48, of Eldred, and Scott A. Brookens, 24, of Port Allegany; for DUI-controlled substance, John A. Carroll, 33, of Sunnyvale, Calif., and Christopher J. Schleicher, 23, of Warren; for DUI-general impairment, Theodore A. Tucker III, 33, of Olean, N.Y.; and for possession of drug paraphernalia, Bryan Montowski, 41, of DuBois.