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Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
  • Many handed down sentences

  • The following cases were addressed by the Honorable Raymond L. Hamill, President Judge, Wayne County:
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  • — The following cases were addressed by the Honorable Raymond L. Hamill, President Judge, Wayne County:
    CHRISTOPHER M. CASTELLANO, age 22 of Hawley, PA was sentenced, in two separate cases, to the Wayne County Correctional Facility for a period of not less than 3 months nor more than 6 months for one count of Criminal Trespass-Break Into structure, graded as a Felony of the 2nd Degree and one count of DUI-Cont Sub-Impaired Ability/1st Offense, an ungraded Misdemeanor.
    He was also ordered to pay all Court costs, pay a fine in the amount of $1,500, pay restitution in the amount of $11,597.24, perform 50 hours of community service, submit to the drawing of a DNA sample and pay $250 for the cost of the sample and undergo a drug and alcohol evaluation and comply with all recommendations for treatment. The first incident occurred on July 14, 2011, in Hawley, PA when entered a private residence knowing that he did not have permission to do so. The second incident occurred on October 12, 2011, in Palmyra Township when Pennsylvania State Police were called to investigate the report of a one vehicle crash. Castellano was under the influence of several controlled substances at that time.
    ERIC THOMAS FILER, age 27 of Gouldsboro, PA was sentenced to the Wayne County Correctional Facility for a period of not less than 10 days nor more than 18 months for one count of Theft By Unlawful Taking or Disposition, graded as a Misdemeanor of the 1st Degree, one count of DUI-Highest Rate, an ungraded Misdemeanor, and one count of Criminal Mischief-Damage Property, graded as a Misdemeanor of the 2nd Degree.
    He was also ordered to pay all Court costs, pay restitution in the amount of $1,155, pay a fine in the amount of $1,100, undergo a drug and alcohol evaluation and comply with all recommendations for treatment, and attend and complete an alcohol
    highway safety program. The incident occurred on May 27, 2012, in Lehigh Township when Lehigh Township Police observed an ATV accident.
    JOSEPH CARMINE GUGLIELMINO, age 39, of Lackawaxen, PA was sentenced, in two separate cases, to the Wayne County Correctional Facility for a period of not less than 7 months nor more than 23 months for one count of Retail Theft-Take Merchandise, graded as a Misdemeanor of the 1st Degree and one count of Theft By Receiving Stolen Property, graded as a Misdemeanor of the 3rd Degree.
    He was also ordered to pay all Court costs, pay a fine in the amount of $200, and pay restitution in the amount of $609.88. The first incident occurred on September 21, 2012, in Texas Township when Guglielmino stole items from a local department store. The second incident occurred on January 7, 2013, in Texas Township when Guglielmino received items knowing that they were stolen.
    Page 2 of 6 - JOHN JOSEPH HENNEFORTH, JR., age 33 of Honesdale, PA was sentenced to a State Correctional Facility for a period of not less than 31 months nor more than 120 months for one count of Possession of Controlled Substance, an ungraded Misdemeanor, and three counts of Delivery of Controlled Substance, ungraded Felonies.
    He was also ordered to pay all Court costs, pay a fine in the amount of $3,500, and pay restitution in the amount of $500. The incidents occurred between June 5, 2012, and August 28, 2012, in Honesdale Borough as well as Dyberry and Texas Townships when Henneforth delivered heroin to a confidential informant on two occasions, delivered cocaine to a confidential informant on one occasion and was in possession of heroin when he was arrested.
    MATTHEW J. JAVITZ, age 21 of Honesdale, PA was sentenced to a State Correctional Facility for a period of not less than 14 months nor more than 48 months for one count of Possession of Controlled Substance With Intent to Deliver, an ungraded Felony. He was also ordered to pay all Court costs, and submit to the drawing of a DNA sample and pay $250 for the cost of the sample. The incident occurred between March 9, 2012, and April 24, 2012, in Berlin Township when Javitz sold Oxycodone pills to a confidential informant.
    CHRISTOPHER DANIEL JOHNSRUDE, age 30 of Honesdale, PA was sentenced to a State Correctional Facility for a period of not less than 7 months nor more than 24 months for one count of Theft By Unlawful Taking or Disposition, graded as a Misdemeanor of the 2nd Degree. He was also ordered to pay all Court costs, and pay restitution in the amount of $800. The incident occurred on October 15, 2012, in Berlin Township when Johnsrude stole jewelry.
    ERIC STANLEY JUSKEY, age 24 of Honesdale, PA was sentenced to the Wayne County Correctional Facility for a period of not less than 10 days nor more than 18 months for one count of Theft By Unlawful Taking or Disposition, graded as a
    Misdemeanor of the 1st Degree. He was also ordered to pay all Court costs, pay a fine in the amount of $500, pay restitution in the amount of $900, and undergo a drug and alcohol evaluation and comply with all recommendations for treatment. The incident occurred on August 26, 2012, in Honesdale Borough when Juskey stole a wallet from the counter of a local convenience store.
    FREDRICK P. KROEGMAN, age 56 of Honesdale, PA was placed on probation for a period of 12 months for one count of Disorderly Conduct-Hazardous/Physically Offensive Cond, graded as a Misdemeanor of the 3rd Degree. He was also ordered to pay all Court costs, pay a fine in the amount of $300, and undergo a drug and alcohol evaluation and comply with all recommendations for treatment. The incident occurred on September 13, 2012, in Dyberry Township when Kroegman was found to be in possession of a prohibited offensive weapon.
    Page 3 of 6 - HECTOR YASSER RIVERA, age 37 of Newfoundland, PA was placed on probation for a period of 12 months for one count of Receiving Stolen Property, graded as a Misdemeanor of the 3rd Degree. He was also ordered to pay all Court costs, pay restitution in the amount of $55.00, and pay $500.00 for the cost of the public defender.
    The incident occurred between November 21, 2012, and November 22, 2012, in Dreher Township when stole items from a local store.
    MOON SHADOW VANLEUVEN, age 25 of Lake Ariel, PA was sentenced to the Wayne County Correctional Facility for a period of not less than 1 month nor more than 12 months for one count of Simple Assault, graded as a Misdemeanor of the 3rd Degree and one count of Harassment, graded as a Summary offense.
    He was also ordered to pay all Court costs, pay restitution in the amount of $6, pay a fine in the amount of $100, undergo a drug and alcohol evaluation and comply with all recommendations for treatment, attend anger management and obtain full time employment upon being released from prison. The incident occurred on November 3, 2011, in Lake Township when VanLeuven assaulted a male victim.
    HANON BENEZRA, age 50 of Lake Ariel, PA was placed on probation for a period of 6 months for one count of Theft By Unlawful Taking or Disposition, graded as a Misdemeanor of the 2nd Degree. He was also ordered to pay all Court costs, pay a fine in the amount of $200, pay restitution in the amount of $50, pay $500 for the cost of the public defender and perform 20 hours of community service. The incident occurred on November 22, 2012, in Salem Township when Benezra stole firewood.
    JON ALAN GARLOCK, age 72 of Paupack, PA was placed on the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition Program for a period of 6 months related to DUI. He was also ordered to pay all Court costs, have his operator’s license suspended for a period of 60 days, attend and complete an alcohol highway safety program and perform 10 hours of community service. The incident occurred on August 31, 2012, in Hawley Borough when Hawley Borough Police observed Garlock fail to stop at a properly posted intersection. His BAC was .177%.
    JUSTIN LEE KOPAS, age 23 of Gouldsboro, PA was placed on the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition Program for a period of 6 months related to Possession of Controlled Substance. He was also ordered to pay all Court costs, and perform 40 hours of community service. The incident occurred on January 4, 2013, in Lehigh Township when Lehigh Township observed Kopas speeding. At that time Kopas was in possession of Marijuana.
    WALTER T. CHASE, age 47 of Honesdale, PA pled guilty to one count of Possession of Controlled Substance, an ungraded Misdemeanor. The incident occurred on August 6, 2012, in Texas Township when Chase was found to be in possession of Percocet pills for which he did not have a valid prescription. He is scheduled to be sentenced on June 13, 2013.
    Page 4 of 6 - WILLIAM T. CLARK, age 27 of Scranton, PA pled guilty to one count of Simple Assault, graded as a Misdemeanor of the 2nd Degree. The incident occurred on July 14, 2012, in Waymart Borough when Clark assaulted a male victim. He is scheduled to be sentenced on June 27, 2013.
     STEPHEN F. DELGIORNO, age 30 of Stroudsburg, PA pled guilty to one count of Criminal Conspiracy-Delivery of Controlled Substance, an ungraded Felony. The incident occurred on July 7, 2011, in Salem Township when Delgiorno conspired with another to deliver Heroin. He is scheduled to be sentenced on June 27, 2013.
    FRANK JOSEPH FANELLI, age 29 of Lackawaxen, PA pled guilty to one count of Retail Theft-Take Merchandise, graded as a Misdemeanor of the 2nd Degree. The incident occurred on January 7, 2013, in Texas Township when stole items from a local department store. He is scheduled to be sentenced on July 25, 2013.
    JOHN CHARLES FERRISE, age 35 of Scranton, PA pled guilty to one count of Resisting Arrest or Other Law Enforcement, graded as a Misdemeanor of the 2nd Degree. The incident occurred on February 14, 2013, in Sterling Township when Pennsylvania State Police attempted to serve a warrant. He is scheduled to be sentenced on June 13, 2013.
    DAWN L. HAINES, age 47 of Honesdale, PA pled guilty to one count of Possession of Controlled Substance, an ungraded Misdemeanor. The incident occurred on March 2, 2012, in Cherry Ridge Township when Haines was discovered to be in possession of controlled substances for which she did not have a valid prescription. She is scheduled to be sentenced on June 27, 2013.
     
    KERRY A. KELLERMAN, age 34 of Hawley, PA pled guilty to one count of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, an ungraded Misdemeanor. The incident occurred on September 11, 2012, in Honesdale Borough when Kellerman was found to be in possession of a hypodermic needle. She is scheduled to be sentenced on June 27,
    2013.
    ISAAC J. MASSEY, age 24 of White Mills, PA pled guilty to one count of Criminal Mischief, graded as a Felony of the 3rd Degree. The incident occurred on August 14,
    2012, in Hawley Borough when Hawley Borough Police were called to investigate the report of a motor vehicle accident. He is scheduled to be sentenced on July 25, 2013.
    JOANNE NOLL, age 54 of Equinunk, PA pled guilty to one count of Aggravated Assault-Deadly Weapon, graded as a Felony of the 2nd Degree. The incident occurred on July 1, 2012, in Manchester Township when Noll shot a male victim in the chest. She is scheduled to be sentenced on July 4, 2013.
    Page 5 of 6 - ROBERT C. SCHAEFFER, age 51 of Honesdale, PA pled guilty to one count of DUI or Controlled Substance, an ungraded Misdemeanor. The incident occurred on November 24, 2012, in Berlin Township when Pennsylvania State Police observed Schaeffer traveling at a high rate of speed. At that time Schaeffer refused to submit to the drawing of a blood sample for chemical testing. He is scheduled to be sentenced on June 13, 2013.
     
    SCOTT ANDREW SEAMAN, age 39 of Moscow, PA pled guilty to one count of Theft By Unlawful Taking or Disposition, graded as a Misdemeanor of the 1st Degree and one count of Defiant Trespass Posted, graded as a Misdemeanor of the 3rd Degree. The incident occurred on January 21, 2013, in Paupack Township when Seaman stole items from a local business. He is scheduled to be sentenced on July 25, 2013.
    HARRY F. SINAWA JR.,age 41 of Honesdale, PA pled guilty to one count of Obstructing Admin of Law or Other Law Enforcement, graded as a Misdemeanor of the 2nd Degree. The incident occurred between July 2012, and December 2012, in Waymart Borough. He is scheduled to be sentenced on June 27, 2013.
    The following pleas were also entereed in court last week:
    LEWIS CHARLES OSTRANDER, age 26 of Equinunk, PA pled guilty to one count of Forgery, graded as a Felony of the 3rd Degree. The incident occurred on November 15, 2011, in Manchester Township when Ostrander forged a check belonging to another. He is scheduled to be sentenced on June 20, 2013.
    WARREN A. MONTGOMERY, age 32 of Philadelphia, PA pled guilty to one count of DUI: Cont Sub-Impaired Ability/1st Offense, an ungraded Misdemeanor. The incident occurred on September 2, 2012, in Lehigh Township when Pennsylvania State Police were called to investigate the report of a one vehicle crash. At that time Montgomery was under the influence of Marijuana and Alprazolam. He is scheduled to be sentenced on August 8, 2013.
    SUSIN E. KUNDRAT, age 28 of Honesdale, PA pled guilty to one count of Theft by Receiving Stolen Property, graded as a Misdemeanor of the 3rd Degree. The incident occurred on January 7, 2013, in Texas Township when Kundrat drove a vehicle
    containing a stolen computer knowing that it had been stolen. She is scheduled to be sentenced on August 8, 2013.
    Following is a probation hearing which was held at court:
    THOMAS GERALD TREAT, age 59 of Hawley, PA was placed on probation for a period of 12 months for one count of Harassment-Strike, Shove, Kick, or Other Physical Contact, graded as a Summary offense and one count of Disorderly Conduct-Hazardous/Physically Offensive, graded as a Misdemeanor of the 3rd Degree.
    Page 6 of 6 - He was also ordered to pay all Court costs, pay a fine in the amount of $800, perform 50 hours of community service and have no contact with the victim in this matter. The incident occurred on December 1, 2010, in Paupack Township when Treat harassed a female victim.
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