A Delano man received a sentence to spend a weekend in the Schuylkill County prison on a driving under the influence (DUI) charge. He was one of 19 people who entered guilty pleas to criminal charges in Schuylkill County court and were sentenced by Judge Jacqueline Russell.

Gary Willliam Taylor Jr., 30, of 36 Walnut St., Delano, was sentenced to serve 48 hours to six months effective Saturday, March 6, at 9 a.m., and upon completion of his minimum sentence is to be released on parole, pay a fine of $500, pay $100 to the Substance Abuse Education (SAE) fund, $50 to the Criminal Justice Enhancement Account (CJEA) fund, $50 to the Catastrophe fund, make restitution of $60 to the Schuylkill Medical Center and perform 20 hours of community service. On charges of driving while his operating privileges were suspended was fined $200, disregarding a traffic lane, $25, and careless driving $25 plus $150 in costs. His driver's license is suspended 12 months and he must complete the alcohol highway safety school.Taylor was cited by Patrolman John Dzurek, Orwigsburg police.

Jennie Sue Grube, 43, Schuylkill Haven, on a DUI charge was sentenced to serve 30 days in the county prison followed by four years and 11 months in the Intermediate Punishment Program (IPP) with the first 90 days under house arrest with electronic monitoring and pay a $12 per day fee, followed by seven months strict probation then four years probation, pay a fine of $1,500, pay $100 to the SAE fund, $100 to Catastrophe fun, complete outpatient treatment, perform 20 hours community service and license suspended 18 months. On charges of careless driving and turn signals required was fined $25 each plus $100 costs. Grube was cited by Patrolman Kenneth Jacoby, Schuylkill Haven police.

Jason John Pryce, 24, Ashland, on two counts of harassment, Joseph Chimahosky by attempting to take his car on the Germantown Road and two girls at Memorial Park in Butler Township, was fined $600 and costs of prosecution. He was cited by Patrolman Raymond Horan, Butler Township police. Charges of simple assault and disorderly conduct were nol prossed.

Paul Frederick Haller Sr., 48, Pottsville, on a charge of dsorderly conduct was fined $100 and assessed court costs. A charge of simple assault was dismissed. He was cited by Sgt. James R. Joos, Pottsville police,

John Walter Archibald, 22, Schuylkill Haven, on a charge of disorderly conduct and public drunkenness was fined $300 each and pay court costs. A charge of simple assault was nol prossed. He was cited by Patrolman Grant Yoder, Pottsville police.

Lester Jackson Viars, 52, Orwigsburg, on a DUI charge began a 72 hour sentence in the county prison last Friday at 5 p.m. and upon completion of his minimum time was to be placed on probation for six months, pay a fine of $1,000, pay $300 to the SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, make restitutilon of $60 to Schuylkill Medical Center, perform 20 hours of community service, complete an alcohol highway safety school and outpatient counseling and his driver's license was suspended 12 months. Viars was cited by Cpl. Mark O'Toole, Pottsville police.

Tammy Lynn Brensinger, 36, Pottsville, on hindering apprehension was placed on probation 12 months, pay $50 to CJEA fund and make restitution of $2,000 to David Kudash and perform 20 hours community service. She was cited by Patrolman Vincent McDonald. Schuylkill Haven pollice.

She previously was in the Accelerated Rehabilative Disposition (ARD) program for first offenders but she had it revoked because of her arrest for DUI. The criminal record now remains. On the DUI charge she was sentenced to serve 48 hours to six months, fined $500, pay $100 to the SAE fund, $50 to the Catastrophe fund, $50 to the CJEA fund, perform 20 hours community service, attend alcohol highway safety school and complete an outpatient chemcial dependency treatment program and her license is suspended 12 months. She was cited by Patrolman David George, Schuylkill Haven police.

Francis J. Fedena Jr., 51, Schuylkill Haven, on a charge of DUI was sentenced to begin serving a 48 hour jail sentence in the county prison Friday, Feb. 19, at noon and when he completes his minimum time to be released on probation for six months, pay a fine of $500, pay $100 to the SAE fund, $50 to the CJEA fund, $50 to Catastrophe fund, perform 20 hours community service, enroll and successfully complete the alcohol highway safety school and receive outpatient counseling and his license is suspended 12 months. Fedena was cited by Patrolman Gregory S. Meisner, Schuylkill Haven police.

Jeremy Leon Weaver, 25. Orwigsburg, on a charge of DUI was sentenced to serve five days in the county prison beginning Monday, Feb. 22, at noon and when his minimum time is served to be released on probation for six months, pay a fine a fine of $300, pay $100 to the SAE fund, $100 to the Catastrophe fund, $50 to the CJEA fund, enroll and successfully complete the alcohol highway safety school and undergo intensive outpatient counseling, perform 20 hours of community service and his license is suspended 12 months. Weaver was cited by Patrolman Scott Davis, Orwigsburg police.

Allen Edward Thompson Jr., 20, Saint Clair, on a charge of giving a false identification to police was given credit for serving six months in the county prison and was released on probation for 12 months, pay $50 to the CJEA fund and perform 20 hours community service. On a charge of retail theft from Walmart Store, Saint Clair, was fined $25 and $50 costs. Thompson was cited by Patrolman Frank DiMarco, Saint Clair police.

James L. Nedinsky, 34, Pottsville, on a charge of possession of a controlled substance was given credit for serving 174 days in the county prison and was released on probation for 12 months, pay $50 to the CJEA fund and perform 20 hours community service. He also must make restitutilon of $113 to the Bethlehem Regional Lab. He was cited by Patrolman Michael Dissinger, Mahanoy City police. On a charge of retail theft form Walmart Store, Saint Clair, he was placed on probation for 23 months to begin at the expiration of his drug sentence, perform an additional 20 hours community service and make restitution of $239.40 to the store.

Cory Matthew Ratliff, 32, Ashland, on a charge of retail theft was placed on probation 18 months, pay $50 to the CJEA fund, perform 20 hours of community service and make restitution of $29.99 to Rite Aide Pharmacy, Pottsville, for theft of a jar of wrinkle removing cream. He was cited by Cpl. Francis Lynagh, Pottsville police.

Kevin Anthony Roberts, 21, Pottsville, on a charge of unauthorized use of a truck owned by Mark Seroka, Pottsville, was placed on probation for 12 months, pay $50 to the CJEA fund, perform 20 hours community service and make restitution of $2,241.65 to Seroka for damage caused to the vehicle after he was involved in an accident. On a charge of failing to have a driver's license and reckless driving he was fined $200 each plus $100 costs. Roberts was cited by Patrolman Charles Webber, Pottsville police.

Russell Chauncey Teter, 34, Minersville, on a charge of delivery of a controlled substance was sentenced to serve nine to 23 months in the county prison, pay a fine of $100, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, perform 20 hours community service, make restitution of $200 to the Schuylkill County Drug Task Force and $113 to Bethlehem Regional Lab. Teter was cited by Patrolman Jeffrey Bowers, Minersville police.

Joseph Pangonis, 63, Pottsville, on a charge of aggravated assault on Debra Pangonis, Pottsville, and members of her family, was sentenced to serve 11 1/2 to 23 months in the county prison with credit for serving 216 days, pay $50 to the CJEA fund, perform 20 hours community service, shall have no contact with the victims and is ordered to obtain a mental health evaluation. On two counts of terroristic threats was ordered to serve 24 months of additional probation. Pangonis was cited by Patrolman Paul Olson, Pottsville police.

Edward Leymeister, 30, Schuylkill Haven, on a charge of delivery of a controlled substance was sentenced to serve four to 23 months in the county prison with credit for serving 32 days, pay a fine of $100, pay $100 to the SAE fund, $50 to the CJEA fund, perform 20 hours community service, make restitution of $60 to the Schuylkill County Drug Task Force and $113 to Bethlehem Regional Lab.

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