Six area people were among 18 who entered guilty pleas to criminal charges and were sentenced last Thursday by Judge John E. Domalakes in the Schuylkil County court as follows:

Danny T. Day, 46, of 514 Arlington St., Tamaqua, pleaded guilty to driving while his operating privileges were suspended and was sentenced to serve 30 days in the county prison and pay a fine of $1,000. On a charge of driving the wrong way on Hagarty Avenue, Tamaqua, last Aug. 7 was fined $25 plus $50 costs. Day was cited by Patrolman Matthew Bynon. He starts his prison time Monday, May 24, at 9 a.m.

Willliam Glenn Myers, 27, of 303 Washington St., Tamaqua, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol and was placed in the Immediate Punishment Program (IPP) for five years. He was ordered to serve the first 30 days of his sentence in the county prison and the remainder on probation. He has to pay a fine of $1,500, pay $300 to Substance Abuse Education (SAE) fund, attend the alcohol highway safe driving school, receive intensive outpatient counseling, install an ignition interlock on his car to monitor any consumption of alcohol and his driver's license is suspended 18 months. He begins his prison sentence on Friday, June 4, at 9 a.m.

Brian Scott Parrish, 38, of 108 Arlington St., Tamaqua, pleaded guilty to DUI and was placed in the IPP for five years, with the first 30 days of his sentence to be spent as an inpatient in White Deer Run rehab center with the remainder of the sentence served on probation. Parrish also must pay a fine of $1,500, pay $100 to SAE fund, pay $100 to Catastrophe fund, attend the alcohol highway safety school, and receive intensive outpatient counseling. Parrish was cited by Patrolman Thomas Duarte, Tamaqua police, last June 27.

Eric Arnold Hoffman, 44, of 365 Mush Dahl Road, New Ringgold, pleaded guilty to DUI and was placed in the IPP for six months, pay a fine of $1,000, pay $100 to SAE fund, make restiitution of $60 to Schuylkill Medical Center, $113 to Bethlehem Regional Lab, receive substance abuse outpatient counseling and his license is suspended 12 months.

On a charge of driving while his license was suspended was fined $200 plus $50 costs and on charges of failing to obey traffic light and driving the wrongway on a one way roadway in West Penn Township was fined $25 each plus $100 in costs. Hoffman was cited by Officer Danielle Mowery, West Penn Township police, last Sept. 5.

Robert Anthony Marrero, 29, of 1 E. Philllip St., Coaldale, pleaded guilty to receiving a Walmart gift card beloning to an employee at the Rush Township store and was sentenced to pay a fine of $50 and make restituition of $50 to the victim

Kenneth Michael Neifert, 23, of 32 Valley St., New Philadelphia, pleaded guilty to fleeing police who came upon him operating a snowmobile on a highway and was sentenced to serve one to 23 months in the county prison. On a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia he received a concurrent sentence and for possession of a small amount of marijuana a 30 day probation sentence to run concurrent.

On a charge of driving while his license was suspended was fined $200 and make restitutilon of $113 to Bethlehem Reginal Lab. He begins his prison sentence Monday, May 24, at 9 a.m. He as cited by Trooper Brian L. Walters snowmobiling on Washington Street, Middleport, and for possession of the drugs by Patrolman Richard Pugh, Pottsville police.

Robert Joseph Rulavage, 37, of 71 Valley Street, New Philadelphia, pleaded guilty to assaulting Anthony Joseph Burke, 127 Furnace Road, Blythe Township, last October and was sentenced to serve 18 months on probation, and make restitution of $382.90 to DPW and $12,972.30 to the victim. Rulavage was cited by Trooper Michael Van Buskirk.

Fanta Bedding, 23, Minersville, pleaded guilty to a harassment charge and was fined $100.

Michael Lynn Burton, 50, Harrisburg, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance and was placed under house arrest for six months to be supervised by the Dauphin County Probation Department, pay a fine of $200, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA, and $113 to Bethlehem Regional Lab. He was cited bt the Schuylkill County Drug Task Force last April 2 in Pottsville.

Catherine Capece, 31, Hazleton, pleaded guilty to giving a false name to West Penn Township police and was placed on probation for 12 months to run concurrent with a sentence she is now serving imposed by Luzerne County Court. She must pay $50 to CJEA.

Alex Dave McConnell, 56, Bethlehem, pleaded guilty to DUI and was sentenced to serve one to five years in the county prison, pay a fine of $2,500, pay $300 to SAE fund, attend alcohol highway safety school, make restitutlon of $60 to Schuylkill Medical Center, his license is suspended 18 months and he must install for 12 months an interlock device on his vehicle. On a charge of failing to drive on roadway laned for traffic was fined $25 plus $50 costs. He begins his prison sentence Monday, May 24, at 9 a.m. McConnell was cited by Trooper Michael Becker when stopped in Frackfville last Sept. 6.

Fernando Ramirez Jr., 23, Brentwood, N.J., pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance and was given credit for spending 61 days in prison and was released on probation for 12 months, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA , and make restitution of $239 to Bethlehem Regional Lab. On a charge of possession a small amount of marijuana received a concurrent 30 day probation sentence. Raminez was cited by Patrolman Christopher Zubris, Mahanoy City police, last April 9.

John M. Shala, 31, of 338 E. Marlet St., Mahanoy City, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance from his home and was sentenced to serve 11 1/2 to 23 months in the county prison, pay $300 to SAE fund, $300 fine, pay $290 to drug task force and make restitution of $339 to Bethlehem Criminal Lab.

Jason Shedaker, 21, Mount Carmel, pleaded guilty to delivery of a controlled substance in Shenandoah in January 2009 and was sentenced to serve five to 23 months in the county prison with credit for serving 17 days. He has to pay $200 to SAE fund, $226 to Bethlehem Regional Lanb and $150 to the Schuylkilol County Drug Task Force. He begins his sentence on Monday, May 24, at 9 a.m.

Stephen Slinski, 41, Tremont, pleaded guilty to recklessly endangering his wife and was placed on probation 12 months, pay a fine of $100, and pay $50 to CJEA. He was cited by Trooper Stephen Kleeman last September.

Shawn M. Stevens, 37, 11 Vulcan Hill, Mahanoy Township, pleaded guilty to DUI and was placed in IPP for six months with the first 10 days under house arrest and the remainder of his sentence on probation. He also has to pay a fine of $500, pay $100 to SAE fund, $60 to Schuylkill Medical Center, receive outpatient counseling, perform 10 hours community service and his license is suspended 12 months. Stevens was cited by Patrolman Michael Dissinger, Mahanoy City police last June.

Ernistine Ann Tice, 22, Port Carbon, pleaded guilty to retail theft of 149 items from Walmart Store, Saint Clair, and was sentenced to serve 12 months on probation and make restitution of $42.04 to the store.

Harold Joseph Caddy, 33, Shenandoah, pleaded guilty to delivery of a controlled substance to a confidential informer and was sentenced to serve two to 18 months in a state correctional institution with the sentence to begin at the expiration of a sentence he is now serving. He also must pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA and $113 to Bethlehem Regional Lab

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