Four area residents were among 16 who were recommended by District Attorney Karen Byrnes Noon to be placed in the Accelerated Rehabilative Disposition (ARD) probation program, which is a special program reserved for first offenders who committed a non-violent crime. If they successfully complete the program their record is cleared. A person does not admit guilt in entering the program.

Judge John E. Domalakes admitted the following, for for year year, unless otherwise noted:

Edward John Flaim, 18, of 22 Vucan Road, Barnersville, charged by Trooper Thomas Powell with unauthorized use of his mother's vehicle last Nov. 4, was assessed $350 to defray cost of the program, pay $50 to Criminal Justice Enhancement Account (CJEA) fund, and perform 10 hours of community service.

Nichole L. Horack, 23, of 812 E. Patterson St., Lansford, charged by Rush Township Sgt. Duane Frederick, with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol and drugs when stopped last Sept. 16 on Claremont Avenue, assessed $500, pay $100 to Substance Abuse Education (SAE) fund, $50 to CJEA fund, $50 to MCARE fund, $60 to Schuylkill Medical Center, attend alcohol highway safe driving school, receive substance abuse outpatient counseling and treatment, perform10 hours community service, and driver's license suspended 60 days.

Richard Kevin Snyder, 42, of 6 E. Froster Avenue, Coaldale, charged by Trooper Michael Becker with criminal conspiracy and theft of vehicle belonging to Tabe R. Yisrael, Delano, assessed $350, pay $50 to CJEA fund, perform 10 hours community service, and make restitution of $2,000 to victim.

Rachel Anne Rogers, 32, of 57 Lime Kiln Road, Andreas, West Penn Township, charged by Trooper Timothy M. Keating with DUI when stopped last Dec. 10 on Tyson Road in New Ringgold, assessed $500, pay $300 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, $50 to MCARE fund, $60 to Schuylkill Medical Center, attend safety school, perform 10 hours community service, and license suspended 60 days.

Timothy Warren Dorshimer Jr., 27, Pottsville, charged by Minersville Patrolman Eric C. Sterner, with DUI, assessed $500, pay $300 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, $50 to MCARE fund, attend safety school, perform10 hours community service, and license suspended 60 days.

Jacqueline Suzanne Firestine, 37, Tremont, charged by Trooper Jeffrey Hummel with forgery of checks belonging to John Firestine to pay for personal clothing, assessed $350, pay $50 to CJEA fund, perform 10 hours community service, and make restitution of $2,380 to the victim.

Jason M. Halupa, 31, Pottsville, charged by Patrolman Joseph Kavanaugh, Cass/Foster Townships police, with DUI when stopped last Aug. 10 on Upper Beechwood Avenue in Foster Township, assessed $500, pay $300 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, $50 to MCARE fund, $60 to Schuylkill Medical Center, complete safety school, receive substance abuse outpatient counseling and treatment, perform 10 hours community service, and license suspended 60 days.

Edward Michael Kaluchie, 67, Llewellyn, Branch Township, charged by Trooper Mark Baron with DUI last Feb. 16 on the Llewellyn Road, assessed $500, pay $300 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, $50 to MCARE fund, $60 to Schuylkill Medical Center, attend safety school, perform 10 hours community service, and license suspended 60 days. On a summary charge of failing to drive on roadway laned for traffic was fined $25 plus $50 costs.

Lisa Ann Kauffman, 45, Pottsville, charged by Minersville Patrolman Jason A. Klouser, with DUI, assessed $500, pay $300 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, $50 to MCARE fund, $60 to Schuylkill Medical Center, complete safety school, perform 10 hours community service, and license suspended 60 days. On a summary charge of violating a stop sign was fined $25 plus $50 costs.

Joseph Charles Kehoe III, 21, Ashland, charged by Minersville Patrolman Richard C. Clark, with DUI, assessed $500, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, $50 to MCARE fund, $60 to Schuylkill Medical Center, complete safety school, perform 10 hours community service, and license suspended 90 days. On a summary charge of failing to activate turn signals when required was fined $25 plus $50 costs.

Eli Edward Long, 20, Frackville, charged by Ashland Officer Richard Haraschak III, with disorderly conduct, assessed $350, pay $50 to CJEA fund, and perform 10 hours of community service.

Jimmy Charles McMurray Jr., 46, Madison, Ala., charged by Trooper Matthew Barret with DUI, when stopped on June 20, 2011, on Interstate 81 in Butler Township, assessed $500, pay $300 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, $50 to MCARE fund, $60 to Schuylkill Medical Center, attend safety school, perform 10 hours community service, and license suspended 60 days.

On summary charges or failing to drive on roadway laned for traffic and driving at an unsafe speed was fined $50 plus $100 costs.

Christine Marie Naftziner, 32, Pine Grove Township, charged by Trooper Thomas Hornung with DUI, when stopped last Feb. 2 on Meadow Drive in Wayne Township, assessed $500, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, $50 to MCARE fund, $60 to Schuylkill Medical Center, attend safety school, perform 10 hours community service, and license suspended 30 days.

Michael J. Sunderville, 54, Lansdale, charged by Trooper Timothy F. Reinhoehl with forgery, deceptive or fraudulent business practice and tampering with public records, placed for 24 months, assessed $350, $50 to CJEA fund, perform 10 hours of community service, and make restitution of $40,000 to Lawrence Troilo Sr., of Sellersville, and Lawrence Troilo Jr, Hatfield.

Charles Myron Williams Jr., 20, Drexel Hill, charged by Patrolman Brandon T. Woll, Schuylkill Campus, Penn State Police, with simple assault and harassment of Briana Scott, Grove City, Ohio, on campus, assessed $350, pay $50 to CJEA fund, and perform 10 hours community service.

Robert Scott Wiesiewski, 23, Dillsburg, charged by Trooper David Mayes with DUI last Jan. 4 when stopped on Interstate 81 in Pine Grove Township, assessed $500, pay $300 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, $50 to MCARE fund, $60 to Schuylkill Medical Center, attend safety school, receive substance abuse outpatient counseling and treatment, perform 10 hours of community service. and license suspended 60 days.

Each defendant must also pay a $50 per month supervision fee while in the program.