Five Schuylkill County judges held heaings in the courthouse to act on probation violatons and impose sentences on those found guilty by juries.
Five defendants had their probations revoked.
Kevin Clews, 32, Ashland, admitted to violating the terms of his probation which was revoked by Judge Cyrus Palmer Dolbin and was re-sentenced on a charge of possession of drug parpahernalia to serve three to 12 months in the county prison with credit for serving 21 days. He had pleaded guilty to the charge in September 2012 and was placed on probation.
Jeremiah Mark Klinger, 32, Tremont, had his probation revoked by President Judge William E. Baldwin and he was re-sentenced on a charge of theft to serve 90 days to 18 months in the county prison with credit of serving eight days. He had pleaded guity to the charge last December and was placed on probation.
Jose Sosa, 44, Reading, had his probation revoked by Dolbin and was re-sentenced on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia in Norwegian Township to serve three to 12 months in the county prison with credit for serving 26 days. He had pleaded guilty to the charge in March 2011 and after serving 11 months was released on probation.
Charles Thomas Bechtel, 31, Ashland, was removed by Dolbin from the Intermediate Punishment Program (IPP) and his probation was revoked and he was re-sentenced on a charge of possession of a prohibitive offensive weapon to serve four to 23 months in the county prison with credit for serving 43 days.
On a charge of manufacturing. delivery or possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance received an additional 23 months on probation sentence. He had pleaded guilty last July 24 to the charges and was placed in the program.
Thomas Edward Frondzak, 43, Mahanoy City, was removed from the IPP by Dolbin and was re-sentenced on a driving under the influence (DUI) charge to serve six to 12 months in the county prison. He had pleaded guilty to the charge on Aug. 15, 2012, and was placed in the program.
Michaela Rashelle Hasenauer, 35, Auburn, who was found guilty by a jury last Sept. 3 of theft of personal items including jewelry belonging to Anna Hallis, who resides in the Laurel Court High Rise building in Pottsville, was sentenced by Judge Charles M. Miller to undergo imprisonment for not less than time served, Nov. 21 to Dec. 7, 2012, to 12 months and since she has served her minimum was released on parole. She was also ordered to pay $50 to Criminal Justice Enhancement Account (CJEA) and a $50 monthly probation fee. She was cited by Patrolman Eugene M. Yourey.
Christopher Michael Sallaway, 20, Pottsville, who had pleaded guilty last June 8 to charges of indecent assault was sentenced by Miller as a sexual offender but not as a sexually violent predator to serve three to 24 months in a state correctional facilty. According to Pottsville Patrolman John H. Mohl, the incident occurred after meeting the victim on Facebook.
Richard Frank Crane Jr., 43, Saint Clair, who was found guilty by a jury of being involved in an accident and failed to stop, was sentenced by Judge James Goodman to serve one to 18 months in the county prison with credit for serving 31 days, which was the minimum and he was immediately released on parole. He was ordered to pay $50 to CJEA and a $50 monthly probation fee.
On a summary charges of driving while his license was suspended was fined, $200; careless driving, $25; failing to stop at the scene of an accident, $25; and following another vehicle too closely, $25 plus $200 in costs. Crane was cited by Pottsville Patrolman Renee R. Galle, and charged with striking the rear of the car driven by Vickie Bohr on the Pottsville Boulevard.
Shawn Allen McFarland, 37, Minersville, entered a guilty plea to a charge of criminal trespass on private property and was sentenced by Goodman to serve nine to 23 months in the county prison with credit for serving 396 days. Since he served the minimum he was released on parole, and ordered to pay $50 to CJEA and a $50 monthly probation fee. He was cited by Minersville Patrolman Jeffrey R. Bowers.
Brenda L. Anezgonzlez, 31, Shenandoah, was placed in the Accelerated Rehabilative Disposition (ARD) probation program by Senior Judge D. Michael Stine for 12 months and ordered to pay a $350 assessment to defray the cost of the program, $50 to CJEA, a $50 monthly probation fee, and perform 10 hours of community service. If she successfully completes the terms fixed by court then a charge of retail theft is cleared from her record. The program is for first offenders who commit a non-violent criminal act.
Larry R. Davis Jr., 35. Ashland, had his bail reduced from $75,000 straight cash to $5,000 unsecured by Judge Dolbin. He faces charges brought by Pottsville Patrolman John Mohl, of criminal trespass, criminal mischief causing $5,000 in damage to tangible property in the operating room of the Schuylkill Medical Center in Pottsville, possession of drug paraphernalia, persistant disorderly conduct, and public drunkenness.
Joseph R. Angst, 47, of 100 Valley St., New Philadelphia, had his bail reduced from $10,000 straight cash to $1,000 percentage by Dolbin. He faces charges brought by Pottsville Patrolman James Englert, of indecent exposure and open lewdness.
Dean Dubois, 33, Joliett, Tremont Township, had his bail reduced from $35,000 percentage cash to $5,000 unsecured by Dolbin. He faces charges brought by Trooper Thomas Horning of retaliation against a witness, simple assault on Sarah E. Harring, intimidation of a witness, harassment, criminal mischief by smashing the passenger side window of a car belonging to Jonathan F. Koch in the parking lot of Kreiser's Qwick Shope, Tremont, in which Harring was seated.