A total of 12 defendants charged with driving under the influence and related counts entered guilty pleas in Carbon County court on Thursday.

Judge Steven R. Serfass accepted the pleas from the following:

Jill M. Brown, 38, of Albrightsville, was arrested on April 19 along Indian Drive in Lehighton by Lehighton police. Given a test, the result was .21BAC. She also pleaded to one count of driving under suspension-DUI related.

She was charged after she crashed her vehicle into a utility pole.

On the DUI count Serfass sentenced her to serve 30 days to six months in jail, a fine of $750, one year license suspension, get a drug and alcohol evaluation and follow any recommendation for treatment, make total restitution for damages of $7,149.10, and render 25 hours of community service.

On the suspension count she was sentenced to serve 60 days in jail, a fine of $500, and another year suspension. The jail terms run concurrently.

She is currently in the Lehigh County prison on a probation violation.

Rick Larue Harmon, 50, of Nescopec, Columbia County, was arrested on May 6 along First Street, by Mahoning Township police. Given a test, the result was .18BAC.

Serfass sentenced him to serve five days to six months in jail, a fine of $300, one year license suspension, and get a D&A evaluation.

He began the jail term immediately.

Ryan M. Eckhart, 28, of Palmerton, was arrested on March 3 along Bridge Street, by Lehighton police. Given a test, the result was .19BAC. He also pleaded to driving under suspension-DUI related.

On the DUI charge he was sentenced to serve six to one day less 24 months in prison, fine of $500, one year license suspension, get a D&A evaluation, and render 100 hours of community service.

On the suspension count he was sentenced to serve 60 days in jail, a fine of $500, and another year suspension. The jail terms run concurrently. He was given credit for 128 days spent in jail to date on the charges.

Robert Bruce Rimbey Jr., 58, of Blakeslee, was arrested on April 14 along Bridge Street in Lehighton, by state police at Lehighton. Given a test, the result was .13BAC.

A first offense, he was placed on probation for six months, ordered to pay a fine of $300, get a D&A evaluation, and render 25 hours of community service.

Eric David Craigie, 36, of Jim Thorpe, was arrested on March 10, by state police at Lehighton along Lehigh Avenue in Jim Thorpe. Given a test, the result was .18BAC.

He was placed on probation for six months and ordered to pay a fine of $300, and render 25 hours of community service.

Jeremy Neil Tobin, 35, of Lansford, was arrested on May 7 along Sgt. Stanley Hoffman Blvd. by Lehighton police. Given a test, the result was .08BAC.

Sentencing was deferred to a later date.

Dennis R. Klotz, 49, of Jim Thorpe, was arrested on April 22 along SR209 in Lehighton by state police at Lehighton. Given a test, the result was .24BAC.

He was placed on probation for six months and ordered to pay a fine of $300, get a D&A evaluation, and render 25 hours of community service.

Cory Kunkle, 26, of Lehighton, was arrested on Dec. 8, 2012, at Second and Bridge streets by Lehighton police. Given a test, the result was .10BAC.

He was placed on probation for six months, and ordered to pay a fine of $300, get a D&A evaluation, and render 25 hours of community service.

James Marcellous McCants, 47, of Slatington, was arrested on May 4 along Bridge Street by Lehighton police. Given a test, the result was .19BAC.

He was placed on probation for six months and ordered to pay a fine of $300, get a D&A evaluation, and render 25 hours of community service.

McCants also pleaded to five motor vehicle code violations and was ordered to pay a total of $$825 in fines and costs.

Michael J. Molnar, 28, of Weatherly, was arrested on Jan. 23 along Bridge Street in Lehighton, by state police at Lehighton. Given a test, the result was .08BAC.

Serfass sentenced him to serve five days to six months in jail, a fine of $300, one year license suspension, get a D&A evaluation, and render 25 hours of community service.

He will serve the five days as follows: Nov. 9-11, three days; and Nov. 17-18, two days.

John Michael Shamro, 34, of Albrightsville, was arrested on Dec. 18, 2011, along Buckhill Road, in Penn Forest Township, by state police at Fern Ridge. Given a test, the result .19BAC.

Serfass sentenced him to serve 48 hours to six months in jail, a fine of $500, one year license suspension, get a D&A evaluation, and render 25 hours of community service.

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

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.