A Brockton man was among seven people who entered guilty pleas to criminal charges and were sentenced recently by Schuylkill County judges.
Kyle John Delpais, 24, of 314 Mine St., Brockton, Schuylkill Township, on a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol was sentenced by President Judge William E. Baldwin to be placed on strict probation for six months, pay a fine of $300 and court costs, pay $100 to Substance Abuse Education (SAE) fund, $50 to Criminal Justice Enhancement Account (CJEA) fund, make restitution of $60 to Schuylkill Medical Center, and enroll and complete the alcohol highway safety school. On charges of careless driving and failing to activate his turning signals when required was fined $25 each plus $100 in costs. Delpais was cited by Patrolman Brian W. Kotzmoyer, Pottsville police, last Aug. 12.
Rachel Tiere Wherry, 21, Philadelplhia, on a charge of possession of a small amount of marijuana was placed on probation 30 days by Baldwin and ordered to pay a fine of $500 and court costs, pay $100 to SAE fund and $50 to CJEA fund. On charges of driving without a license was fined $200, careless driving, fined $25 and failure to obey a traffic signal fined $25 plus $150 costs. Wherry was cited by Cpl. Mark O'Toole, Pottsville police, on April 13, 2008.
Ray Allen Lucas, 24, Tower City, on a charge of DUI was placed by Judge John E. Domalakes on probation six months after receiving credit for spending 13 days in the county prison, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to Catastrophe fund, a fine of $1,000, enroll in alcohol highway safety school and undergo intensive outpatient counseling, make restitution of $60 to Schuylkill Medical Center, and his driver's license is suspended 12 months. On summary charges of careless driving and failing to drive on roadway laned for traffic was fined $25 each plus $100 costs. Lucas was cited by Trooper Michael Ryan last Sept. 15 when stopped in Porter Township. On a charge of cashing a check on an account which did not have sufficient funds was sentenced to serve an additional 12 months on probation.
Scott A. Wertz, 21, Tremont, on a charge of DUI was sentenced by Judge Jacqueline Russell to serve six months to two years in the county prison, pay a fine of $500 and court costs, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, complete an alcohol safe driving school and intensive outpatient counseling while on probation. On charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and resisitng arrest serve concurring 12 month probations on each charge and make restitution of $300 to Jonathan Lemmon, Pine Grove Township, whose car he took. On the charge of driving while his license is suspended-DUI related, sentenced to serve a concurring 90 days in prison and pay a fin