A total of 12 defendants in pending driving under the influence cases entered guilty pleas in Carbon County court on Tuesday.

President Judge Roger N. Nanovic II accepted the pleas from the following:

Paul Leslie, 41, of Lansford, was arrested on Aug. 15, by Lehighton police in the area of E. Bridge St. Police attempted to stop Leslie, who was operating a motorcycle, near SR443 for erratic driving. However, he fled and led police on a short chase which ended with Leslie crashing his bike into a guard rail.

He suffered injuries and was taken to St. Luke's Hospital, Fountain Hill. He blood test was administered and revealed a .17 BAC.

Leslie also pleaded to a felony three count of fleeing or attempting to elude police, and faces a minimum prison term of between three to 14 months in prison on that charge.

Nanovic deferred sentencing to a later date.

John Albert David Jr., 42, of Wind Gap, was arrested on Feb. 18 along Third Street, by Palmerton police. He refused to submit to a test and will lose his license for a year.

Nanovic noted it was David's third DUI conviction and under mandatory state sentencing guidelines he faces a minimum of a year in jail on the charge.

Sentencing was deferred.

Christine Mertz, 39, of Lehighton, was arrested on Aug. 20 along Second Street, by Lehighton police. Given a test, the result showed the presence of a controlled substance.

Nanovic sentenced her to serve 72 hours to six months in jail, a fine of $1,000, one year license suspension, get a drug and alcohol evaluation and follow any recommendation for treatment, and continue current counseling sessions.

She will begin the jail term at 6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13. On a summary motor vehicle count of not wearing a seat belt she was fined $10 and costs.

Kevin Stephen Breslin, 50, of Jim Thorpe, was arrested on Aug. 25 along SR903 in Penn Forest Township by state police at Lehighton. Given a test, the result was .11 BAC.

A first offense, Nanovic placed him on probation for six months and ordered he pay a fine of $300 and get a D&A evaluation.

Thomas Hanson Hebert, 29, of Allentown, was arrested on Oct. 2 along Delaware Avenue by Palmerton police. Given a test, the result showed the presence of a controlled substance.

Nanovic sentenced him to serve 72 hours to six months in jail, a fine of $1,000, one year license suspension, get a D&A evaluation, and continue his current counseling sessions.

He was given credit for seven days already spent in jail on the charge and was paroled.

Stephanie Ann Leibenguth, 30, of Slatington, was arrested on April 13 along SR248 in Franklin Township by state police at Lehighton. Given a test, the result was .23 BAC.

Sentencing was deferred.

Terry Lee Blose, 42, of Lehighton, was arrested on Sept. 2 along State Road in Franklin Township by state police at Lehighton. Given a test, the result was .12 BAC.

A first offense, Nanovic placed him on probation for six months and ordered he pay a fine of $300 and get a D&A evaluation.

Harry Clemore Johnson, 68, of Palmerton, was arrested on Aug. 19 along SR248 in Franklin Township by state police at Lehighton. Given a test, the result was .27 BAC.

Nanovic sentenced him to serve 30 days to six months in jail, a fine of $1,500, one year license suspension, and get a D&A evaluation. He will serve the sentence on consecutive weekends beginning at 6 p.m. on Dec. 20.

Carl William Rolappe, 49, of Palmerton, was arrested on Aug. 4 along Hickory Road in Lower Towamensing Township by state police at Lehighton. Given a test, the result was .25 BAC.

Sentencing was deferred.

Joshua Noel Yorgey, 33, of Lehighton, was arrested on June 19 along Union Hill Road, in Franklin Township, by state police at Lehighton. Given a test, the result showed the presence of a controlled substance.

Sentencing was deferred.

Floyd Edward Bobst, 39, of Lehighton, was arrested on May 26 along Fairyland Road, in Franklin Township, by state police at Lehighton. Given a test, the result was .20 BAC.

Nanovic sentenced him to serve five days to six months in jail, a fine of $1,500, one year license suspension, and get a D&A evaluation.

He will serve the jail term beginning on Dec. 13 at 4 p.m. for two days and Dec. 20 at 4 p.m. for three days.

Crystal Mae Dorward, 49, of Lehighton, was arrested on Dec. 28, 2012, along Summit Avenue by Lehighton police. Given a test, the result was .27 BAC.

She was sentenced to serve five days to six months in jail, a fine of $1,000, one year license suspension, and get a D&A evaluation.

She will serve the jail term beginning at 6 p.m. on Jan. 3 for three days and Jan. 10 at 6 p.m. for two days.

Each defendant sentenced must also pay court costs, which average about $1,000, and pay a $50 per month supervision fee while on probation or parole.