Three defendants in pending criminal cases entered guilty pleas on Thursday in Carbon County court.
Senior Judge D. Michael Stine, of Schuylkill County and specially presiding in Carbon, accepted the pleas from the following:
Shane Roger Rex, 22, of Lehighton, pleaded to one count each of burglary and criminal mischief. He was arrested for an incident on Nov. 26, 2009, at the Lehighton Animal Hospital, located at 104 S. Third St., Lehighton. Taken in the entry were various medical items including syringes.