Sixteen defendants were sentenced on criminal charges Wednesday by President Judge William E. Baldwin in Schuylkill County court.

Michael Gary Baser, 28, Pottsville, pleaded guilty to a charge of recklessly endangering another person which was brought by Pottsville Patrolman Brian J. Reno. His sentence was deferred as the court requested a pre-sentence report prepared.

James Joseph Culley, 27, Pottsville, pleaded guilty to a summary charge of harassing Kelly Stahl, Fairmont Avenue, was fined $100 plus costs. The charge was brought by Pottsville Patrolman Charles B. Webber. A charge of simple assault was nol prossed.

Francine Gerrity, 44, Mount Carmel, who was found guilty by a jury last Feb. 6, on a charge of delivery of a controlled substance on the Morea Road in Mahanoy Township, was sentenced to serve two to five years in a state correctional facility, pay $100 to the Substance Abuse Education (SAE) fund and make restitution of $113 to the Bethlehem Regional Lab. She received credit for serving 108 days in the county prison. Gerrity was cited by the Schuylkill County Drug Task Force.

Brian James O'Doherty, 27, Pottsville, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol was sentenced to serve 72 hours to six months in the county prison with the sentence to begin Friday, March 23, at 6 p.m., pay a fine of $1,000, pay $300 to SAE fund, $50 to Criminal Justice Enhancement Account (CJEA), and $60 to Schuylkill Medical Center. He was cited by Pottsville Cpl. Mark D. O'Toole.

Brendon Hasara, 39, Mahanoy City, pleaded guilty to DUI of alcohol and drugs was sentenced to serve 72 hours to six months in the county prison with the sentence to begin Monday, March 26, at 9 a.m., pay a fine of $1,000, pay $300 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA, $180 to Schuylkill Medical Center, and perform 10 hours community service. Hasara was cited by Mahanoy City Officer Laurie Dudash.

William F. Armstrong, 47, Shenandoah, on a charge of DUI was sentenced to serve 72 hours to six months in the county prison with the sentence to begin Monday, March 26, at 9 a. m., fined $1,000, pay $300 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA, $60 to Schuylkilll Medical Center, and perform 10 hours community service. On a summary charge of failing to drive on the right side of the road was fined $25 plus $50 costs. Armstrong was cited by Frackville Officer James Patterson.

James Clayton Rehrer, 48, Pine Grove, pleaded guilty to DUI of drugs was sentenced to serve 72 hours to six months in the county prison, pay a $1,000 fined, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA, $ 380 to Schuylkill Medical Center, receive outpatient treatment and perform 10 hours of community service. On a charge of possession of a small amount of marijuana received a concurrent 30 days probation sentence. Rehrer was cited by Trooper Thomas Hornung when stopped in Pine GroveTownship.

Marissa Raquel Cook, 19, Pottsville, pleaded guilty to DUI of alcohol as a minor was sentenced to serve 48 hours to six months in the county prison, fined $500, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA, $60 to Schuylkill Medical Center, receive outpatient treatment and perform 10 hours of community service. Cook was cited by Pottsville Cpl. Mark O'Toole. On a charge of receiving stolen property was given credit for time served, 35 days, and released on parole for 23 months to run concurrent with the DUI charge. Cook was cited by Pottsville Capt. Richard F. Wojciechowsky.

John Anthony Casella, 20, Pottsville, pleaded guilty to three counts of delivery of a controlled substance was sentenced to serve four to 23 months in the county prison and may participate in the work release program. The sentence is to begin Sunday, April 1, at 9 a.m. He also must ay $400 to SAE fund, $150 to CJEA, $628 to Bethlehem Regional Lab, $90 to Pottsville Police Drug Task Force and $10 to Schuylkill County Drug Task Force.

Justin Michael Knoll, 24, Pine Grove, pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia was placed on probation 12 months, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA, and perform 20 hours community sevice. Knoll was cited by Sgt. Scott Taylor, county deputy sheriff.

Quinton Joseph Noti, 65, Pottsville, pleaded guilty to recklessly endangering people in a Pottsville Housing Apartment and possession of a controlled substance was placed on probation 23 months, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA, make restitution of $15,338 to Excalibur MCT Services, and $1,000 to Pottsville Housing Authority for damages to a kitchen in an apartment.

Lester Edward Earhart, 18, Pottsville, pleaded guilty to corruption of minors was sentenced to serve three to 23 months in the county prison plus an additional 12 months on probation on a charge of indecent assault, pay $50 to CJEA, and shall have no contact with the victim. Earhart was cited by Pottsville Patrolman Joseph R. Welsh.

Samantha M. Gonzalez, 23, Freeland, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit retail theft from Walmart Store, Rush Township, was placed on probation 12 months, pay $50 to CJEA, $50 to district attorney's office for bench warrant , and make restitution of $69.95 to Walmart. Gonzalez was cited by Rush Township Patrolman Corey Herring.

William Lawrence Quigley, 21, Pottsville, on five counts of theft from parked vehicles in Pottsville and one count of criminal conspiracy was placed on probation 12 months, pay $50 to CJEA, perform 20 hours of community service and make restitution of $855 to Lori Smith. Quigley was cited by Pottsville Cpl. Mark O'Toole.

James William Martello, 23, Pottsville, on a charge of criminal trespass on property at 103 N. Third St., Pottsville, was placed on probation 18 months, pay $50 to CJEA, $50 to district attorney's office, perform 20 hours community service and make restitution of $200 to Brandi Haluska. Martello was cited by Pottsville Cpl. Francis Lynagh.

Peter Koury, 29, Allentown, on a charge of forgery and theft of services from Schuylkill Medical Center under false name was sentenced to serve six to 23 months in the county prison, pay $50 to CJEA, perform 10 hours of community service and make restitution of $1,343 to the hospital. Koury was cited by Pottsville Patrolman Brian J. Reno.

Each defendant sentenced mus also pay at $50 per month supervision fee while on probation or parole.