Swanton woman sentenced for drugs


The following individuals were sentenced recently by Judge James E. Barber in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, according to Prosecutor Scott Haselman.

Brittany Matthews, 21, of Swanton previously pleaded guilty to permitting drug abuse. Between March 1 and March 14, 2015, she knowlngly allowed her vehicle to be used for the commission of a felony drug abuse offense.

She was sentenced to two years of community control, and ordered to; pay a $250 fine; seek and maintain employment; be assessed for drug/alcohol treatment and successfully complete all recommendatlons; surrender her driver’s license for six months, with privileges for probation appointments, work, and treatment appointments; and serve one day in CCNO.

Failure to comply could result in spending an additional 179 days in jail.

James Frontz, 34, of Swanton previously pleaded guilty to attempted trespass in a habitation when a person is present or likely to be present. On Jan. 17, 2016, he attempted to enter a home.

He was sentenced to two years of community control, and ordered to: pay prosecution costs; have no contact with the victims; stay out of bars; not possess or consume alcohol; abide by an 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew; pay a $250 fine; successfully complete Changing Offender Treatment Program through Western District Court; obtain a GED; and serve 14 days in CCNO, with credit for one day served.

Failure to comply could result in eight months in prison.