Twelve first time offenders were placed in Carbon County's Accelerated Rehabilitation Disposition probation program on Tuesday by Judge Joseph J. Matika.

If a person successfully completes all conditions of the program their record is wiped clean. However, if the person fails to complete it or are revoked from it then they will face trial on all pending charges. A person does not admit guilt in entering the program.

All were placed for a year.

Jessi Alicia Ferrey, 19, of Lansford, was placed on a charge of driving under the influence as a minor. She was arrested on March 20 along SR209 by Nesquehoning police. Given a test, the result was .17BAC.

She was assessed $650 for the cost of the program and ordered to get a drug and alcohol evaluation and follow any recommendation for treatment, render 50 hours of community service, and her license was suspended for 90 days.

Stanley Roland Kieffer, 48, of Lansford, was placed on a charge of criminal conspiracy. He was arrested on March 3 by Weatherly police for an incident at the Dollar General Store on W. Main St.

He was assessed $450 and ordered to get a D&A evaluation and render 50 hours of community service.

Celesse Ann Phillips, 38, of Lansford, was placed on a charge of criminal conspiracy. She was arrested with Kieffer. The incident involved the drug oxycodine.

She was assessed $450 and ordered to get a D&A evaluation and render 50 hours of community service.

Andres Laboy-Delvalle, 57, of Nesquehoning, was placed on a DUI charge. He was arrested on May 3 along SR209 by Nesquehoning police. Given a test, the result was .20BAC.

He was assessed $550 and ordered to get a D&A evaluation, render 50 hours of community service, and license suspended for 60 days.

Daniel Roy Lain, 38, of Nesquehoning, was placed on a charge of discharge of a firearm into an occupied structure. He was arrested by Nesquehoning police for an incident on July 15 at 54 W. Mill St. Matika noted he was agreeing to the placement because the victims' approved it.

He was assessed $450 and ordered to render 50 hours of community service and have no contact with the victims.

Bryan Lopez, 19, of Hanover Township, Luzerne County, was placed on a possession of a small amount of marijuana charge. He was arrested on May 19 along SR940 in East Side Boro by state police at Fern Ridge following a traffic stop.

He was assessed $450 and ordered to render 50 hours of community service.

Paul Robert Lysek, 47, of Schuylkill Haven, was placed on a DUI charge. He was arrested on March 30 along White Bear Drive by Summit Hill police. Given a test, the result was .15BAC.

He was assessed $650 and ordered to get a D&A evaluation, render 50 hours of community service, and license suspended for 30 days.

Joanna Sue Stauffer-Nunemacher, 25, of Summit Hill, was placed on a charge of forgery. She was arrested by Mahoning Township police on June 21 for an incident involving Robert Nunemacher as the victim.

She was assessed $450 and ordered to render 50 hours of community service, and make restitution of $313.13, which has already been paid, it was noted.

Matthew Paul Sippie, 19, of Warror Run, Luzerne County, was placed on a DUI charge. He was arrested on May 19 along SR940 in East Side Boro by state police at Fern Ridge. Given a test, the result showed the presence of a controlled substance.

He was assessed $600 and ordered to get a D&A evaluation, render 50 hours of community service, and license suspended for 90 days.

Dion S. Smith, 25, of Palmerton, was placed on a charge of retail theft. He was arrested on June 11 by Mahoning Township police for an incident at the Walmart store.

He was assessed $450 and ordered to render 50 hours of community service, and not go on the Walmart property while in the program.

Prince Shamel Vereen, 23, of Tamaqua, was placed on a DUI charge. He was arrested on March 10 along White Bear Drive by Summit Hill police. Given a test, the result showed the presence of a controlled substance.

He was assessed $650 and ordered to get a D&A evaluation, render 50 hours of community service, and license suspended for 60 days.

Michael Terence Williams, 20, of White Haven, was placed on a charge of possession of a small amount of marijuana. He was arrested on May 21 along SR940 in Kidder Township, by state police at Fern Ridge following a vehicle stop.

He was assessed $450 and ordered to render 50 hours of community service.

Each defendant must also pay court costs, which average about $1,000, and pay a $50 per month supervision fee while in the program.