A father and son entered guilty pleas to drug charges and both were sentenced recently by Judge Jacqueline Russell in Schuylkill County Court to state prison sentences.
Five others who entered guilty pleas to criminal charges were also sentenced.
Hector Delao, 43, Lovington, N.M., on a charge of criminal conspiracy, was sentenced to serve 16 months to five years in a state correctional facility with credit for having served 357 days in the county prison; pay $100 to the Substance Abuse Education (SAE) fund; $50 to Criminal Justice Enhancement Account (CJEA) fund; and perform 20 hours community service. He was cited by Chief Edward Tarantelli, Butler Township police in Gordon.
Alfonso Delao, 23, Hobbs, N.M., was sentenced on charges of criminal conspiracy and possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, to serve three to six years in a state correctional facility, with credit for having served 357 days in the county prison. He also must pay $100 to the SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, $352 to Bethlehem Reginal Lab and perform 40 hours of community service. He was cited Patrolman Shawn Butler, Butler Township police.
Other defendants who entered pleas included:
Carl Johnson, 37, Minersville, delivery of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, to serve 11 1/2 to 23 months in county prison with credit for serving 172 days; ordered to pay $100 fine, court costs, $100 to the SAE fund, $50 to the CJEA fund, $50 to Schuylkill County Drug Task Force, $113 to Bethlehem Regional Lab and perform 20 hours community service.
Luis Garcia, 37, Reading, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and receiving stolen property, was sentenced to serve one to two years in a state correctional facility with credit for serving 57 days; pay $50 to CJEA fund; and make restitution of $220 to the victim, Nicolas Delos Santos, Pottsville. On the charge of driving while his license was suspended, was fined $200 plus costs. Garcia was cited by Patrolman Joseph Krammes, Pottsville police.
Lucas Forker, 30, Mahanoy City, on two counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia, was sentenced to serve two to 11 months in the county prison; pay $100 to SAE fund; $50 to the CJEA fund; make restitution of $176 to Bethlehem Regional Lab; and perform 20 hours of community service. He was cited by Patrolman Michael Dissinger, Mahanoy City police.
Tiffany Ann Dehoutaint, 19, Coal Township, on a charge of retail theft of sandals from the Sears store, Schuylkill Mall, and defiant trespass on the store property after previously being barred from entering the store, was placed on probation for 12 months; ordered to pay $50 to CJEA fund and perform 20 hours community service. The sandals were valued at $29.99.
Charlene Noritha Crabbe, 35, Pottsville, pleaded guilty to a number of criminal charges and was sentenced to serve one to two years in a state correctional facility; pay $300 to the SAE fund; $150 to the CJEA fund; $339 to Bethlehem Regional Lab; and perform 60 hours of community service. She pleaded guilty to delivery of a controlled substance, possession of a small amount of marijuana, criminal conspiracy and three counts of criminal use of a cell phone. She was cited by Pottsville police.