Criminal charges were dismissed against seven defendants for various reasons by Schuylkill County District Attorney Karen Byrnes Noon in the Schuylkill County Court. Noon filed petitions to nolle pros the charges and President Judge William E. Baldwin granted the motion and cleared the record against the following:
Mi Duk Park, 47, Philadelphia, charged with prostitution by the district attorney's office. Noon reported Park was deported to South Korea by Immigration Justice Andrew Arthur last November and since the charge was a misdeanor the motion to nolle pros was requested.
Park was arrested last August by the Schuylkill County Drug Task Force at a spa located along SR61, south of Schuylkill Haven, and was an illegal immigrant.
James R. Levan, 21, Berwick, formerly of Coaldale, charged with possession and delivery of drugs in Coaldale last April, had charges dismissed. Noon informed the court a co-defendant who pleaded guilty took full responsibility and the Commonwealth has no evidence of a conspiracy.
Marissa L. Stevens, 22, of 38 Clay St., New Philadelphia, charged with possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia when cited by Mahanoy City police Jan. 15, 2011. Noon told the court the request was made because of insufficient evidence to prosecute.
Daniellle M. Revinski, 26, Locust Dale, charged with criminal conspiracy and retail theft. Noon said the victim reported another individual has taken full responsibility and it would be difficult to pursue charges against the defendant.
Matthew James Potts, 21, Orwigsburg, charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle which he used while victim was on vacation. Noon reported the victim does not wish to proceed with prosecution.
Randy George Fehr, 47, Orwigsburg, driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs and alcohol charges are being nolle prossed Noon said for prosecutorial discretion.