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Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
  • Pike County Court sentencings: May 16, 2014

  • Pike County District Attorney Raymond J. Tonkin announced the following criminal sentences were issued by Pike County President Judge Joseph F. Kameen:
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    Pike County District Attorney Raymond J. Tonkin announced the following criminal sentences were issued by Pike County President Judge Joseph F. Kameen:
    Angelo Pinto, age 66, of Hawley, PA was sentenced to 9 months to 5 years in the Pike County Jail, fined $2,500.00 and had his license suspended for 18 months for the crime of Driving Under the Influence. On December 17, 2012, Pinto drove his vehicle up on to a resident’s front yard in Dingman Township. Tests confirmed he had a blood alcohol level of .210%.
    Gary S. Brown, age 27, of Hawley, PA was sentenced to 1 month to 1 year in the Pike County Jail and charged a $300.00 fine for the crime of Receiving Stolen Property. On March 19, 2012, Brown attempted to sell jewelry and coins valued in excess of $200.00, which he knew were stolen, to a business in Palmyra Township.
    Meagan Krauss, age 25, of Greeley, PA was sentenced to 5 months to 23 months in the Pike County Jail, charged a fine of $500.00 and had her license suspended for 6 months for the crime of Criminal Conspiracy . On January 11, 2013, 16 marihuana plants, seeds, a scale and growing and packaging materials were found at the residence she shared in Lackawaxen Township with co-defendant Victor G. Salib.
    Victor G. Salib, age 30, of Greeley, PA was sentenced to 9 months to 23 months in the Pike County Jail, fined a total of $2,000.00 and has his license suspended for 6 months for the crimes of Manufacture of a Controlled or Counterfeit Substance and Prohibited Offensive Weapons. On January 11, 2013, in Lackawaxan Township, Salib, along with co-defendant Meagan Krauss, was found in possession of 16 marihuana plants, seeds, a scale and growing and packaging materials in the residence he shared with Krauss. Salib was also found in possession of throwing knives, a machete and brass knuckles.
    Salvatore Mazzola, age 36, of Bushkill, PA was sentenced to 11 months to 24 months, minus 1 day, in the Pike County Jail followed by 12 months of Probation, fined a total of $1,200.00 for the crimes of Endangering the Welfare of Children (4 counts) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. On February 14, 2014, at a residence in Lehman Township, a neighbor was alerted by one of 4 children ages 5 to 10 years of age under the care of Mazzola that Mazzola was unresponsive and had a needle hanging out of his arm. The children were found in close proximity of alcohol and drug paraphernalia and had not eaten since the morning.
    Page 2 of 2 - Ralissa R. Gibson, age 28, of Honesdale, PA was sentenced to 9 months plus 45 days to 23 months in the Pike County Jail followed by 2 years of Probation and fined $600.00 for the crimes of Aggravated Assault and Simple Assault. On December 6, 2013 Gibson yelled at, punched, pushed and pulled the hair of two individuals outside a business in Palmyra Township and had to be restrained by a Corrections Officer until the State Police arrived. On February 14, 2014, State Police responded to a domestic dispute involving Gibson in Palmyra Township. Gibson attempted to inflict bodily injury on the trooper attempting to settle the dispute.
    Emmett E. Pierson, age 62, of Milford, PA was sentenced to 1 day to 6 months in the Pike County Jail and fined $500.00 for the crime of Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution. On January 14, 2014, in Dingman Township officers questioned Pierson at his residence if the two individuals the officers were looking for were in his residence. Pierson denied knowing who the individuals were, knowing full well they were in fact in his residence.
    John R. Stoll, age 20, of Dingmans Ferry, PA was sentenced to 12 months of Probation, fined $500.00 and had his license suspended for 6 months for the crime of Possession of a Controlled Substance. On October 2, 2013, officers found Stoll walking alone along a road in Delaware Township yelling and cursing loudly and was found in possession of 4 packs of heroin. 

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