A Tamaqua woman was one of nine people who entered guilty pleas to criminal charges in Schuylkill County Court and were sentenced by Judge Jacquelyn Russell recently.

Jessica Ann Rudy, 24, of 10 S. Greenwood St., on a charge of criminal conspiracy, was placed on probation 23 months, pay $50 to Criminal Justice Enhancement Account (CJEA), and shall obtain a drug and alcohol (D&A) evaluation. She was cited by Tamaqua Cpl. Henry Woods, whose report states Rudy agreed with an unidentified man who gave a false identification to cash a social security check at We-R-Cigarettes Store in Tamaqua. Rudy also pleaded guilty to theft and received credit for spending 19 days in the county prison and released on parole for 12 months to run concurrent with her other sentence. She also must pay $50 to CJEA, perform 20 hours of community service and make restitution of $20 to Darron Moyer. Rudy was cited by Rush Township Patrolman Bryan Thompson, who charged Moyer left a $20 bill on the desk at the Customer Service Desk in Walmart Store in Hometown and it was pocketed by Rudy.

Caroline Barbara Perez, 44, Minersville, retail theft from Walmart Store in Saint Clair, placed on probation 12 months, pay $50 to CJEA, perform 20 hours of community service, make restitution of $53.12 to the store and shall have no contact with the store.

Ryan Adam Fees, 20, Port Carbon, fleeing state police, placed on probation 12 months, pay a fine of $500, pay $50 to CJEA, and perform 20 hours of community service. On charges of driving without a license, fined $200 and stop sign violation, reckless driving and no rear lights, fined $25 each plus total costs of $254. Fees was cited by Cpl. Richard J. Nesbitt last May 15 on SR209 in Blythe Township.

Jonathan R. Bowers, 22, Saint Clair, criminal mischief, placed on probation 18 months, pay $50 to CJEA, perform 50 hours of community service and make restitution of $4,183.26 to Schuylkill County Municipal Authority for damages to Wolf Creek Reservoir Dam in Blythe Township.

On charges of defiant trespass was fined $50 and trespassing by motor vehicle fined $500 plus costs. Also the defendant shall have no contact with water authority property. Bowers was cited by Trooper John P. Minaldo who reported Bowers attempted in a Jeep to cross the water dam near the spillbank and it became submerged.

Michael Adam Kanger, 36, Saint Clair, two counts of retail theft at Walmart Store in Saint Clair, given credit for serving 29 days in the county prison and was placed on parole for 23 months, and pay $100 to CJEA, perform 40 hours of community service and make restitution of $77.41 to the store. On a charge of public drunkenness was fined $50 and costs.

Melissa Ann Bradley, 45, Pottsville, retail theft at Walmart Store in Saint Clair, serve one to 18 months in county prison beginning Jan. 23 at 9 a.m., pay $50 to CJEA, and perform 50 hours of community service. Defendant must stay away from the store.

Michael R. Harwick Sr., 39, Reading, bad check, given credit for spending 23 days in county prison and placed on parole for 12 months, pay $50 to CJEA, perform 20 hours community service and make restitution of $560 to Taylor's Rooter and Drain Services, Rush Township, for work performed on his apartment in Pottsville. He was cited by Rush Township Cpl. Duane Frederick. On a second bad check was given a concurrent 12 months probation sentence, pay $50 to CJEA, perform 20 hours community service and make restitution of $389.85 to Quality Discount Heating Oil Company, Port Carbon. On a third bad check placed on probation for 23 months, pay $50 to CJEA, perform 20 hours community service and make restitution of $751 to Al's TV Store, Minersville.

Troy Eric Maskerines, 48, Pottsville, possession of drug paraphernalia, placed on probation 12 months and on a charge of possession of a small amount of marijuana, placed on probation 30 days to run concurrent, pay a fine of $100, pay $50 to CJEA, and $113 to Bethlehem Regional Lab. Maskerines was cited by Pottsville Patrolman Joseph R. Welsh.

Bobbi Lynn Petrozino, 26, Pottsville, criminal conspiracy to commit retail theft and retail theft at Walmart Store in Saint Clair, placed on probation for 18 months on each count to run concurrent to each other, pay $100 to CJEA, perform 20 hours of community service and make restitution to Walmart Store $415.15.

Each defendant must also pay court costs and a $50 per month supervision fee while on probation or parole.