|
|
|
Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
  • Sentencings: Wayne County Court

  • The following cases were addressed by the Honorable Raymond L. Hamill, President Judge, Wayne County this week.
    • email print
  • — The following cases were addressed by the Honorable Raymond L. Hamill, President Judge, Wayne County this week.
    NIKOLAS K. REEDER, age 21 of Beach Lake, PA was sentenced, in two separate cases, to a State Correctional Facility for a period of not less than 30 months nor more than 84 months for one count of Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Police Officer, graded as a Felony of the 3rd Degree, one count of Terroristic Threats-Violent Crime With Intent to Terrorize, graded as a Misdemeanor of the 1st Degree, and one count of Firearms Not to Be Carried Without a License, graded as a Felony of the 3rd Degree. He was also ordered to pay all Court costs. The incidents occurred on April 13, 2013, in Texas Township and Honesdale Borough when Reeder pointed a firearm at a male and then fled from police officers.
    SUSIN E. KUNDRAT, age 28 of Honesdale, 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. She was also ordered to pay all Court costs, pay restitution in the amount of $609.88, comply with mental health treatment as well as drug and alcohol treatment, perform 50 hours of community service, obtain full time employment and pay $500.00 for the cost of the public defender. The incident occurred on January 7, 2013, in Texas Township when Kundrat received merchandise from a local department store knowing that it had been stolen.
    STEPHANIE M. GOODMAN, age 21 of Lakewood, PA was placed on probation for a period of 12 months for one count of Unauthorized Use of Automobiles and Other Vehicles, graded as a Misdemeanor of the 2nd Degree. She was also ordered to pay all Court costs, undergo a mental health evaluation and comply with all recommendations for treatment, obtain full time employment and pay $500.00 for the cost of the public defender. The incident occurred on between February 13, 2013, and February 15, 2013, in Preston Township when Goodman used a vehicle belonging to another knowing she did not have permission to do so.
    STEVEN R. FRENCH, age 48 of Jersey City, NJ was sentenced to a State Correctional Facility for a period of not less than 12 months nor more than 84 months for one count of Robbery-Demand Money From Financial Institution, graded as a Felony of the 2nd Degree. He was also ordered to pay all Court costs, pay restitution in the amount of $2,420.00 and submit to the drawing of a DNA sample and pay $250.00 for the cost of the sample. The incident occurred on February 20, 2013, in Honesdale Borough when French robbed a local bank.
    DEBRA S. MESZLER, age 50 of Honesdale, PA was sentenced to the Wayne County Correctional Facility for a period of not less than 6 months nor more than 36 months for one count of Access Device Fraud: Using Credit Card Belonging to Another, graded as a Felony of the 3rd Degree. She was also ordered to pay all Court costs, pay restitution in the amount of $19,558.39, perform 50 hours of community service and submit to the drawing of a DNA sample and pay $250.00 for the cost of the sample. The incident occurred between August 2012, and October 2012, in various locations in Wayne, Pike and Lackawanna Counties when Meszler used a credit card belonging to another to make purchases.
    Page 2 of 3 - ROBERT JOSEPH YOUNG, age 50 of Lake Ariel, PA was sentenced to the Wayne County Correctional Facility for a period of not less than 6 months nor more than 36 months for one count of Terroristic Threats-Violent Crime With Intent to Terrorize, graded as a Misdemeanor of the 1st Degree. He was also ordered to pay all Court costs, undergo a drug and alcohol evaluation and comply with all recommendations for treatment, continue with mental health treatment and complete an anger management program. The incident occurred on March 24, 2013, in Paupack Township when Young threatened a male victim.
    DENNIS JOHN MCGUIRE, age 45 of Clifton, PA was sentenced to a State Correctional Facility for a period of not less than 12 months nor more than 84 months for one count of Robbery-Demand Money From Financial Institution, graded as a Felony of the 2nd Degree. He was also ordered to pay all Court costs, pay a fine in the amount of $1,000.00, pay restitution in the amount of $5,534.00, and submit to the drawing of a DNA sample and pay $250.00 for the cost of the sample. The incident occurred on April 20, 2013, when McGuire robbed a local bank.
    JACOB JOHN KNASH, age 23 of Honesdale, PA was placed on the Intermediate Punishment Program for a period of 60 months related to DUI
    He was also ordered to pay all Court costs, be placed on house arrest with electronic monitoring for a period of 6 months, pay a fine in the amount of $1,500.00, undergo a drug and alcohol evaluation and comply with all recommendations for treatment, continue mental health treatment and attend and complete an alcohol highway safety program. The incident occurred on January 25, 2013, in Texas Township when Pennsylvania State Police were called to investigate the report of a two vehicle crash. His BAC was .175%.
    ANDREW L. MARKS, age 22 of Cresco, PA pled Nolo Contendere to one count of Possessing Instruments of Crime, graded as a Misdemeanor of the 1st Degree, one count of Theft By Unlawful Taking or Disposition, graded as a Misdemeanor of the 2nd Degree and one count of Disorderly Conduct, graded as a Misdemeanor of the 3rd Degree. The incident occurred on August 28, 2012, in Canaan Township when Marks was in possession of a handgun while stealing $20.00 and 80 - 90 Ocycotin pills. He is scheduled to be sentenced on October 3, 2013.
    GARRY W. GARRISON, age 44 of Lake Ariel, PA pled guilty, in three separate cases, to two counts of Receiving Stolen Property, both graded as a Misdemeanors of the 1st Degree and one count of DUI: Cont Substance/Combin/Alcohol-1st Offense, an ungraded Misdemeanor. The first incident occurred between June 28, 2012, and July 12, 0212, in Salem Township when Garrision received several items knowing they had been stolen. The second incident occurred between October 13, 2012, and November 1, 2012, in Lake Township when Garrison received jewelry knowing that it had been stolen. The third incident occurred on January 7, 2013, in Salem Township when Pennsylvania State Police were called to investigate the report of a two vehicle crash. His BAC was .072%. At that time Garrison was also under the influence of several controlled substances for which he did not have a valid prescription. He is scheduled to be sentenced on October 3, 2013.
    Page 3 of 3 - PATRICK F. LEWIS, age 32 of Honesdale, PA pled guilty to two counts of Indecent Assault-Threat of Forcible Compulsion, graded as a Misdemeanors of the 1st Degree and two counts of Simple Assault, graded as Misdemeanors of the 2nd Degree. The incident occurred between March 7, 2013, and March 17, 2013, in Texas Township when Lewis assaulted a male victim while incarcerated at the Wayne County Correctional Facility. He is scheduled to be sentenced on November 7, 2013.
    BRANDON A. EDWARDS, age 21 of Dalton, PA pled guilty to one count of Theft By Unlawful Taking or Disposition, graded as a Misdemeanor of the 2nd Degree. The incident occurred on February 23, 2013, in Waymart Borough when Edwards stole heroin from a male victim. He is scheduled to be sentenced on October 3, 2013.
    SANDRA E. FOULKROD, age 48 of Honesdale, PA pled guilty to one count of DUI- Highest Rate, graded as a Misdemeanor of the 1st Degree. The incident occurred on May 6, 2013, in Honesdale Borough when Honesdale Borough Police discovered Foulkrod to be under the influence of alcohol. Her BAC was .222%. She is scheduled to be sentenced on October 3, 2013.
      • calendar