Thirteen defendants in pending criminal cases entered guilty pleas in Carbon County court on Tuesday.
Judge Joseph J. Matika accepted the pleas from the following:
Katrina Marie Vandling, 22, of Lehighton, pleaded to one count of possession of drug paraphernalia. She was arrested on Dec. 1, 2011, at the county prison in Nesquehoning. She was brought to the jail on a bench warrant.
During the processing of her into the jail correction officers found illegal drugs in her purse. She admitted to a heroin addiction.