Twelve first-time offenders in the criminal justice system were placed in Carbon County's Accelerated Rehabilitation Disposition (ARD) probation program on Thursday by Judge Steven R. Serfass.

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

All were placed for a year, unless otherwise noted.

Pamela J. Barnes, 52, of Albrightsville, was placed on a charge of driving under the influence (DUI). She was arrested on Sept. 19, 2013, along SR534 in Penn Forest Township by state police at Fern Ridge. Given a test, the result was .26 BAC.

She was assessed $550 for the costs of the program and ordered to get a drug and alcohol (D&A) evaluation and follow any recommendation for treatment, license suspended for 60 days, and render 50 hours of community service.

Christoph B. Corcoran, 23, of Lehighton, was placed for 18 months on a charge of access device fraud. He was charged by Lehighton police for an incident on Dec. 7, 2012, involving Cynthia Chopik as the victim.

He was assessed $650 and ordered to get a D&A evaluation, render 75 hours of community service, and make restitution of $1,850.

Christopher N. Evans, 21, of Jim Thorpe, was placed for 18 months on a charge of access device charge. He was arrested by Jim Thorpe police for an incident on Jan. 28, 2013, with Bethany Scalise, as the victim.

He was assessed $450 and ordered to render 75 hours of community service, and have no contact with the victim. The restitution owed, $1,186, has already been paid it was noted.

Sara T. Lucykanish, 19, of Weissport, was placed for two years on various drug charges. She was arrested on July 17, 2012, by agents of the state Attorney General's office along S. Third St., Lehighton, with heroin the drug involved.

She was assessed $450 and ordered to get a D&A evaluation, and render 100 hours of community service.

Mason Andrew Mahoney, 18, of Albrightsville, was placed on a charge of retail theft. He was arrested on Aug. 30, 2013, at the Rite Aid pharmacy by Lehighton police for taking an item valued at $2.98.

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

Deanne Mullen, 44, of Jim Thorpe, was placed on a DUI charge. She was arrested on Sept. 13, 2013, along Center St., by Jim Thorpe police. Given a test, the result showed the presence of a controlled substance.

She was assessed $600 and ordered to get a D&A evaluation, license suspended for 60 days, and render 50 hours of community service.

Tabitha Anne Radie, 41, of Upper Darby, Delaware County, was placed on a charge of DUI. She was arrested on April 27, 2013, by state police at Lehighton along Maury Road in Franklin Township. Given a test, the result was .10 BAC.

She was assessed $500 and ordered to get a D&A evaluation, license suspended for 30 days, and render 50 hours of community service.

Eric Ramos, 34, of Lehighton, was placed on a DUI charge. He was arrested on Sept. 16, 2013, along SR209 in Lehighton, by state police at Lehighton. Given a test, the result was .13 BAC.

He was assessed $500 and ordered to get a D&A evaluation, license suspended for 30 days, and render 50 hours of community service.

Camille Walker, 40, of Albrightsville, was placed for 18 months on a DUI charge. She was arrested on June 21, 2013, along SR534 in Kidder Township by state police at Fern Ridge. Given a test, the result showed the presence of a controlled substance.

She was assessed $600 and ordered to get a D&A evaluation, license suspended for 60 days, and render 75 hours of community service.

Brittney Wert, 23, of Bethlehem, was place for two years on a forgery charge. She was arrested by Lehighton police for an incident involving Diggity Dogs restaurant as the victim.

She was assessed $450, and ordered to render 100 hours of community service.

Branislav Brili, 58, of Coaldale, was placed for six months on a charge of terroristic threats. He was arrested by Mahoning Township police on March 21, 2013, for an incident at the M&T Bank.

He was assessed $650 and ordered to render 25 hours of community service.

Sadrija Mujevic, 59, of Allentown, was placed on a DUI charge. He was arrested on July 4, 2013, along SR209 in Towamensing Township by state police at Lehighton. Given a test, the result was .10 BAC.

He was assessed $500 and ordered to get a D&A evaluation, license suspended for 30 days, and render 50 hours of community service.

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