A Westmoreland man will avoid jail time for firing a rifle near a person in August 2012 in that town.
Joel Gomarlo, 33, of Route 12, was indicted on a felony charge of reckless conduct with a deadly weapon, and pleaded guilty recently in Cheshire County Superior Court.
He was sentenced to a year in Cheshire County jail, all suspended, and credited for one day served while awaiting resolution of his case. He was also placed on probation for two years.
Gomarlo fired two shots from an AK-47 near the feet of his neighbor, Daniel Taillon, after an altercation outside his home, according to an affidavit prepared by N.H. State Police Trooper Thomas Byrne.
Other recent Superior Court cases include:
David Buckley, 53, whose address is listed as the county jail, was sentenced to one to two years in N.H. State Prison after pleading guilty to two counts of violating a protective order, repeat offense, from August in Keene.
Buckley was credited with 204 days served while awaiting resolution of his case. He was also sentenced to two to four years in prison, all suspended and consecutive to the jail sentence. Two additional violation charges were dismissed as part of a plea agreement, according to court documents.
Suniel Tahil-Ranani, 26, of Brook Street, Troy, was sentenced to a year in jail, with three months to serve and the rest suspended, after pleading guilty to misdemeanor criminal threatening from March in Keene. He was credited with four days served pretrial, and ordered not to possess guns. A felony charge of criminal threatening was dismissed by prosecutors.
He displayed what appeared to be a gun to people walking on Winchester Street, according to court records.
Anthony F. Farrar, 25, of Avon Street, Keene, was sentenced to a year in jail, all suspended, for misdemeanor aiding transportation of heroin in June in Nelson. Drug treatment was recommended, and he was placed on probation for two years. He was fined $700, plus court fees, and ordered to tour the state prison.
Shawn Parkhurst, 41, of Swanzey was sentenced to a year in jail, all suspended, for misdemeanor possession of a controlled drug last February in Keene. He was initially charged with sale of oxycodone, a felony, but the charge was downgraded, according to court documents. He was fined $350, plus court fees, ordered to pay $105 restitution to the N.H. Drug Task Force and ordered to perform 200 hours of community service.
Keith Ridge, 39, of Court Street, Keene, was sentenced to a year in jail, all suspended, after pleading guilty to selling cocaine and heroin in April and May in Keene. He was placed on probation for a year, fined $350, plus court fees, all suspended, and ordered to pay $390 restitution to the Drug Task Force.
He was also sentenced to 60 days in jail, all suspended, for misdemeanor driving after license suspension, and fined $500, all suspended. A charge of driving after being certified a habitual offender of motor vehicle laws was dismissed by prosecutors.
Linnea Adler, 22, of London Road, Westmoreland, was sentenced to a year in jail, all suspended, after pleading guilty to forgery from April. Drug and alcohol treatment was recommended by the court, and she was placed on probation for two years. She was ordered to pay restitution of about $320. An additional charge of forgery and three charges of theft were dismissed by prosecutors.
A charge of driving while intoxicated, subsequent offense, against Lily Herkenham, 31, of Nelson was remanded to district court.