Justice Court News March 13

  • 2023-03-17, 05:00 AM
  • Teresa Moon
Justice Court News March 13

New River Justice Court convened Monday, March 13, Judge Ben Trotter presiding. 

William Stephen Mahaney appeared for arraignment on three charges: 1) Category C Felony of Battery that Constitutes Domestic Violence Committed by Strangulation, it is alleged that he “did restrict or put pressure on the neck of your daughter which impeded her normal breathing or her circulation of blood,” 2) Category B Felony of Abuse, Neglect, or Endangerment with a Child, it is alleged that he “did punch and or strangle your daughter, and 3) Resisting, Delaying, or Obstructing a Public Officer, a Gross Misdemeanor. Mahaney requested an attorney be appointed, however, the judge found Mahaney did not qualify for a public defender. A Status Hearing was set for March 30 to give Mahaney time to contact an attorney. 

Shindy Lisa Stohrel appeared for arraignment on the Category E Felony of Possession of a Controlled Substance (methamphetamine); and a Gross Misdemeanor of Manufacture, Importation, Possession, or use of a Deadly Weapon or Silencer, Carrying a Concealed Weapon Without a Permit, it is alleged she possessed “a pair of brass knuckles concealed in a small pocket in your purse.” Stohrel was also charged with several misdemeanors.  She was found to be a public defender eligible and one will be appointed.  Her arraignment was continued to March 16.


Teresa Moon



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