A woman admitted to a drug charge while a man admitted assaulting a state trooper. The two were among 12 defendants to enter guilty pleas on Thursday during a daylong session of Carbon County court.

The pleas were accepted by Judge Steven R. Serfass.

Sale to agent

Lori Bobarsky, 47, of Jim Thorpe, pleaded to one count of possession of a controlled substance-heroin. She admitted selling five bags of heroin to a undercover agent of the state Attorney General's office on April 18, 2012, at Coal St. and East Alley in Lehighton.

She also entered a plea in another case to one count of retail theft. She was arrested on Feb. 27 by Mahoning Township police for taking $22.49 worth of items from the Walmart store.

Serfass noted that Bobarsky has an extensive history of drug-related incidents and convictions. She told the judge she was attempting to get help for an addiction problem.

On the drug count Serfass placed her on probation for 24 months and ordered her to get a drug and alcohol (D&A) evaluation and follow any recommendation for treatment, zero tolerance imposed on D&A use, and render 100 hours of community service.

On the retail theft charge she was placed on probation for a year, consecutive to the drug count, and must render an additional 50 hours of community service.

Weissport incident

Joseph Muse, 23, of Weissport, pleaded guilty to one count each of simple assault, resisting arrest, and persistent disorderly conduct, and two counts of a summary offense of harassment, stemming from an incident that occurred on April 30.

State police at Lehighton responded to 401 Bridge St., Weissport, for a domestic incident involving Muse and his girlfriend, identified as Tracy Ann Morey.

On arrival Morey was outside the residence and told troopers she had been assaulted by Muse, who had locked himself inside the apartment.

Troopers made entry to the apartment and found Muse inside and uncooperative. He struggled with troopers during which he kicked one of them several times. He was tased by the officers to get him into custody.

Muse is currently in the county prison.

Serfass deferred sentencing and ordered the adult probation office to prepare a presentence investigation (PSI) report.

Other pleas

Other defendants who entered guilty pleas included:

Steven Michael Fisher, 23, of Weissport, pleaded to one count of receiving stolen property. He was charged by state police at Lehighton with stealing the GPS unit of Melisssa Holland, from a car along Bridge St., in Weissport.

Serfass sentenced Fisher to serve six to 18 months in the county prison and ordered he get a D&A evaluation, zero tolerance on D&A use, render 100 hours of community service, and make restitution of $297.99 to Holland.

Fisher is currently in the county prison on a probation violation.

Brandon Robert Buck, 29, of Palmerton, pleaded to one count each of possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and driving under suspension-DUI related.

He was arrested on Jan. 13 in the parking lot of the Carbon Mini Mart by Palmerton police.

On the suspension count he was sentenced to serve 30 days in jail followed by 30 days in the county's Intermediate Punishment Program (IPP) with electronic monitoring. On the paraphernalia charge he was placed on probation for a year, consecutive to the first count, and ordered to get a D&A evaluation, and render 50 hours of community service. On the possession count he was placed on probation for 30 days concurrent with the other counts.

He will begin the jail term at 5 p.m. on June 24.

Terry Phillips, 38, of Lansford, pleaded to one count each of simple assault, defiant trespass, and harassment, a summary. He was arrested by Lansford police for an incident on Jan. 25, 2012, at 44 E. Water St., with Roy Stenger Jr. the victim of the assault.

On the simple assault charge he was placed on probation for 24 months and ordered to get a D&A evaluation, attend and complete anger management counseling, and render 100 hours of community service. On the trespass count he was placed on probation for a year, consecutive to the assault charge, and render an additional 50 hours of community service. On the harassment charge he was fined $300.

David Allen Drucker Jr., 25, of Danville, Montour County, pleaded to one count of possession of a controlled substance-heroin. He was arrested on Nov. 30, 2011, along Bridge St., in Weissport, by state police at Lehighton following a traffic stop.

He has been in the county jail for the past 33 days on a bench warrant issued by the county court for failure to appear at a prior plea proceeding.

Serfass sentenced him to serve one to 12 months in prison, get a D&A evaluation, zero tolerance on D&A use, and render 50 hours of community service. He was given credit for the 33 days and paroled.

Corey D. Rehrig, 24, of Jim Thorpe, pleaded to one count of receiving stolen property. He was arrested by Jim Thorpe police for the theft of a 40-inch television from the home of Rosalend Rivera, of Cedar Ave.

Serfass placed him on probation for 24 months and ordered he render 100 hours of community service.

He is currently in the county jail for the past five months on a probation violation.

Benjamin R. Kerns, 28, of Palmerton, pleaded to one count each of possession of drug paraphernalia, and tampering with public records.

He was arrested on March 10 along Mauch Chunk St., by Mahoning Township police.

On the tampering charge he was placed on probation for 24 months and ordered to get a D&A evaluation, and render 100 hours of community service. On the possession count he was placed on probation for 12 months, concurrent, and render an additional 50 hours of community service.

Patrick Mark Prokop, 33, of Drifton, Luzerne County, pleaded to two summary counts of disorderly conduct with simple assault counts dropped in a plea bargain.

He was arrested on May 26, 2012, at Hickory Run State Park, in Kidder Township, after causing a disturbance.

Serfass imposed a fine of $300 on each count.

Brett Anthony Montanari, 24, of Palmerton, pleaded to one count of false reports. He was arrested on Jan. 31 by Palmerton police for an incident along Delaware Avenue.

Serfass placed him on probation for 18 months and ordered he render 75 hours of community service.

Adam Christopher Berger, 21, of Bowmanstown, pleaded to one count of possession of drug paraphernalia. He was arrested on March 20, 2012, by Lehighton police along Blakeslee Blvd.

Berger told Serfass he has completed a inpatient drug rehabilitation program and is currently enrolled in a outpatient program.

Serfass placed him on probation for a year and ordered he render 50 hours of community service, and get a D&A evaluation.

Anita Fernandes, 30, of Harrisburg, pleaded to one count each of false identification to law enforcement and driving under suspension-DUI related.

She was arrested on July 4, 2011, near Norman Square by Mahoning Township police.

Serfass deferred sentencing to a later date.

All defendants sentenced must also pay court costs, which average close to $1,000, and pay a $50 per month supervision fee while on probation or parole.