The following cases were addressed April 24, 2009 by the Honorable Raymond L. Hamill, President Judge, Wayne County:


The following cases were addressed April 24, 2009 by the Honorable Raymond L. Hamill, President Judge, Wayne County:
State prison
• James Daniel Micale, age 31 of Waymart, was sentenced to a State Correctional Institution for a period of not less than 10 months nor more than 24 months for one count of Recklessly Endangering Another Person and one count of Simple Assault, both graded as misdemeanors of the 2nd degree.
 The incident occurred on September 7, 2008, in Canaan Township when Micale struck a male victim in the face while incarcerated at SCI-Waymart. 
 He was also ordered to pay all Court costs, continue with mental health treatment, undergo a drug and alcohol evaluation and comply with all recommendations for treatment, and attend an anger management course.
County prison
• Shane William Keller, age 29 of Scranton was sentenced to the Wayne County Prison for a period of not less than 30 days nor more than 12 months for one count of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, an ungraded misdemeanor and one count of DUI, an ungraded misdemeanor.
The incident occurred on April 25, 2008, in Salem Township when Pennsylvania State Police observed Keller speeding.  His BAC was .114%. 
 He was also ordered to pay all Court costs, a fine in the amount of $500.00, undergo a drug and alcohol evaluation and comply with all recommendations for treatment, perform 50 hours of community service, and attend and complete an alcohol highway safety program. 
• Robert T. Breeze, age 20 of Lake Ariel was sentenced to the Wayne County Prison for a period of not less than seven days nor more than six months for one count of Possession of Controlled Substance, an ungraded misdemeanor and one count of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, an ungraded misdemeanor.  He was also ordered to pay all Court costs, a fine in the amount of $300.00, continue with drug and alcohol treatment, obtain full time employment, and perform 50 hours of community service. 
The incident occurred on September 28, 2008, in Paupack Township when Pennsylvania State Police were called to assist Wallenpaupack Lake Estates Security with a traffic stop.  At that time Breeze was found to be in possession of marijuana.
Probation, etc.
• James L. Gumble, age 65 of Hawley was placed on probation for a period of 12 months for one count of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, an ungraded misdemeanor.  He was also ordered to pay all Court costs, a fine in the amount of $500.00, undergo a drug and alcohol evaluation and comply with all recommendations for treatment, and perform 50 hours of community service.  The incident occurred on September 14, 2008, in Palmyra Township when Pennsylvania State Police observed Gumble fail to use proper signals before making a turn.  At that time Gumble was found to be in possession of a plastic straw used to ingest illicit drugs. 
• Alexander Baranovsky, age 47 of Canadensis was placed on the Intermediate Punishment Program for a period of 60 months, in two separate cases, for one count of DUI or Controlled Substance, an ungraded misdemeanor, and one count of DUI-Highest Rate, an ungraded misdemeanor.
 He was also ordered to pay all Court costs, undergo house arrest with electronic monitoring for a period of 90 days, undergo a drug and alcohol evaluation and comply with all recommendations for treatment, a fine in the amount of $3,500.00, and attend and complete an alcohol highway safety program. 
The first incident occurred on May 24, 2008, in Lehigh Township when Pennsylvania State Police observed Baranovsky weaving in his lane of travel.   During this time Baranovsky was uncooperative with law enforcement authorities.  The second incident occurred on January 2, 2009, in Dreher Township when Pennsylvania State Police observed Baranovsky cross the double yellow lines.  At that time, Baranovsky was discovered to be driving on a suspended license.  
• James Lew Nelson, age 45 of South Sterling was placed on probation for a period of 12 months for one count of Disorderly Conduct-Engage in Fighting, graded as a misdemeanor of the 3rd degree.  He was also ordered to pay all Court costs, a fine in the amount of $500.00, and attend an alcohol highway safety program.  The incident occurred on November 10, 2008, in Paupack Township when Nelson became involved in an altercation with a female victim.