A New Ringgold man pleaded guilty to driving under the influence ((DUI) of alcohol and a Coaldale man to to harassment and were among 15 defendants sentenced in Schuylkill County court.

Raymond G. Anderson, 33, of 50 Schuylkill Road, was placed on parole for six months by President Judge William E. Baldwin after spending 72 hours in the county prison. He also must pay a fine of $1,000 and court costs, pay $30 to Substance Abuse Education (SAE) fund, $50 to Criminal Justice Enhancement Account (CJEA), and receive outpatient substance abuse counseling. On a charge of driving while his operating privileges were suspended was fined $200 plus $50 costs. Anderson was cited by Cpl. Duane Frederick, .Rush Township police, on Oct. 19, 2009, on Claremont Avenue.

Jose Antonio Diaz-Vasquez, 36, of 6 E. High St., Coaldale, pleaded guilty to harassment and was sentenced by Judge Baldwin to serve three to 12 months in the county prison. He was cited by Sgt. Keith Krapf, Coaldale police, last Jan. 11. The victim was John Heemaneth. Two counts of simple assault charges were nol prossed.

Paul Michael Sholtis, 30, of 10 N. Kennedy Drive, McAdoo, was sentenced by Judge Jacqueline Russell on a charge of DUI to serve three months under house arrest, pay a fine of $300, pay $50 to CJEA, $50 to Catastrophe fund, attend alochol safe driving school and perform 20 hours of community service. The sentence becomes effective Nov. 10. On a charge of failing to comply with established sound levels (defective muffler) on his car was fined $25 plus $50 costs. Sholtis was cited by Patrolman Jeremy Talanca, McAdoo police, on May 9, 2009.

Tressa L. Peterson, 40, Shenandoah, pleaded guilty to retail theft and was sentenced by Judge Russell to serve 12 to 24 months in a state correctional institution and when released to serve an additional 12 months on probation, pay $50 to CJEA and obtain drug and alcohol and mental health evaluation. Peterson was cited by Capt. Jamie Gennarini, Shenandoh police, on Aug. 3, 2009, at Redner's Warehouse Market.

Gregory Alan Miller Sr., 49, Orwigsburg, was sentenced by Judge Russell on a charge of DUI to serve in the Schuylkill County Restrictive Intermediate Punishment Program (IPP) for 60 months retroactive to Sept. 21 when he entered a rehab center. When released the balance of his sentence is to be served on probation, pay a fine of $2,500, pay $60 to Schuylkill Medical Center, $300 to SAE fund, complete alcohol safe driving school and his driver's license is suspended 18 months. Miller was cited on Sept. 10, 2009, by Trooper Michael Allar when stopped on Pheasant Run Road in West Brunswick Township. He pleaded guilty to the charge.

Richard Gregory Lynn, 25, Gilberton, was sentenced by Judge Russell on a DUI charge to serve six months probation after he spent 48 hours in the county prison, imposed a fine of $500, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA, $50 to Catastrophe, perform 20 hours of community service and license suspended 12 months. Lynn was cited by Patrolman Gary Keppel, Shenandoah police, on Sept. 24, 2009. He pleaded guilty to the charge on Sept. 2.

Justin Thomas Reinhart, 21, Ringtown, was sentenced by Judge Russell on a DUI charge to serve 72 hours to six months in the county prison beginning Oct. 29 at noon, pay a fine of $1,000, pay $300 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA, $50 to Catastrophe fund, complete highway safe driving school, receive outpatient counseling, perform 20 hours community service and license is suspended 12 months. Reinhart was cited by Trooper Joseph Aponcik on Nov. 21, 2009, in Saint Clair.

Chris Allen Dixon, 40, Pottsvile, was sentenced by Judge Russell on a DUI charge to serve a flat 25 days in the county prison but received credit for 25 days spent in an inpatient center and was placed in the IPP to serve four years, 11 months and five days on probation, pay a fine of $1,500, pay $300 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA, $100 to Catastrophe fund, complete intensive outpatient treatment including 90 AA meetings, pay $60 to Schuylkill Medical Center, perform 20 hours community service and license suspended 18 months. On a charge of failure to have a proper tail light on his motorcycle was fined $25 plus $50 costs.

Nicole Marie Porter, 25, Pottsville, was sentenced by Judge Baldwin after pleading guilty to two counts each on charges of delivery of a controlled substance (C S), possession with intent to deliver, possession and criminal use of communication facility (cell phone). Porter was committed to state correctional institution for an evaluation to be used by the court to determine whether she shall be sentenced to a state IPP. Porter was cited by Patrolman Eugene M. Yourey, Pottsville police, last April 1

Michael Linkhorst, 30, Shenandoah, pleaded guilty to a charge of harassment after the Commonwealth dropped a criminal conspiracy charge and Judge Baldwin imposed a fine of $50 and court costs. He was cited by Patrolman Brian Thompson, Rush Township police, at Walmart Store, Hometown.

Jason David Killian, 37, Pottsville, pleaded guilty to a charge of harassment after the Commonwealth dismissed a charge of terroristic threats and Judge Baldwin fined him $50 plus costs plus payment of an additional $50 for bench warrant fees. He was cited by Trooper Robert Kluge on May 22, 2009, in Pottsvile.

Luis Angel Sanchez, 24, Reading, pleaded guilty to DUI and was placed on probation by Judge Baldwin for six months after serving 72 hours in the county prison, fined $1,000, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA, $113 to Bethlehem Regional Lab, receive outpatient treatment. On charge of driving while his license was suspended was fined $200 and $50 costs.

Joelle Elissa Bolris, 19, Minersville, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to deliver a CS and was sentenced by Judge Baldwin to serve

11 1/2 to 23 months in the county prison with credit for serving 27 days, pay court costs and make restitution of $428 to Bethlehem Regional Lab.

Charles Eric Berger, 45, Schuylkill Haven, pleaded guilty to a high rate DUI and was sentenced by Judge Baldwin to pay a fine of $500 and court costs, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA, $50 to Catastrophe fund, $60 to Schuylkill Medical Center and undergo outpatient substance abuse counseling. Berger was cited by Patrolman Kenneth A.Jacoby, Schuylkill Haven police, las March 10.

Robert R. Herb, 32, Hegins, pleaded guilty to DUI and was sentenced by Judge Baldwin to serve six months on probation after spending 72 hours in the county prison, pay a fine of $1,000, $300 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA, $60 to Schuylkill Medical Center, $50 to Catastrophe fund, and receive outpatient counseling. On a charge of failing to drive on a roadway laned for traffic was fined $25 plus $50 costs. Herb was cited by Patrolman Troy Maurer, Hegins Township police, on Oct. 10, 2009.

Gerald Brosco, 20, Reading, pleaded guilty to making terroristic threats to a student on the Schuylkill Campus of Penn State University, North Manheim Township, and given credit by Judge Baldwin for spending 186 days in the county prison and was placed on parole for 18 months, and pay $50 to CJEA. On charges of harassment and loitering and prowling received a sentence of 12 months on probation on each count to run concurrent. He was cited by Patrolman Brandon Woll, Schuylkill Campus police last April 19.

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