Nine defendants in pending criminal cases entered guilty pleas in Carbon County court on Tuesday.

Judge Joseph J. Matika accepted the pleas from the following:

Brett Rodriguez, 34, of Lansford, pleaded to count of simple assault.

He was arrested on June 22 when Lansford police were dispatched to a domestic incident in the area of 343 W. Kline Ave.

Police said Rodriguez assaulted his girlfriend, Felicia Heffelfinger. Rodriguez said the two still have a relationship.

Matika sentenced him to time served (27 days), to 12 months in prison and ordered he render 50 hours of community service.

William Juliano, 34, of Coaldale, pleaded to one count of persistent disorderly conduct.

He was arrested on May 18, 2011, in the area of 27 W. Catawissa St., by Nesquehoning police following a disturbance.

Sentencing was deferred. Juliano is currently an inmate in the Schuylkill County prison on other criminal charges.

DUI charges

The following pleaded guilty to driving under the influence (DUI) charges.

Matthew Allen Webster, 48, of Halifax, Dauphin County, also pleaded to one count each of possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was arrested on March 23 along SR209 by Nesquehoning police. Given a test, the result was .11 BAC.

On the DUI count, Matika placed him on probation for six months and ordered he pay a fine of $300, get a D&A evaluation, zero tolerance on D&A use, and render 25 hours of community service.

On the drug count, he was placed on probation for six months, consecutive to the DUI charge, and render another 25 hours of community service.

Kimberly Ann Crawley, 41, of White Haven, was arrested on April 6 along Maplewood Road by Kidder Township police. Given a test, the result was .18 BAC.

Matika sentenced her to serve five days to six months in jail, a fine of $300, one-year license suspension, get a D&A evaluation, and zero tolerance on D&A use.

She will serve the prison term beginning Sept. 28 at 5:30 p.m. for three days and Oct. 5 for two days.

Theresa Diane Travis, 53, of Weatherly, was arrested on Feb. 7 along Brenkman Drive in Packer Township by state police at Hazleton. Given a test, the result was .28 BAC.

Sentencing was deferred.

Amanda L. Ramirez, 24, of Coaldale, was arrested on Oct. 26, 2012, at Radcliff and Catawissa streets by Nesquehoning police. Given a test, the result showed the presence of a controlled substance.

Matika sentenced her to serve 72 hours to six months in jail, a fine of $1,000, one-year license suspension, get a D&A evaluation, and render 25 hours of community service.

She spent 10 days in an inpatient rehabilitation program and was given credit for it and was immediately paroled.

Joseph Bassetti, 50, of Jim Thorpe, was arrested on Jan. 22 along SR903 by Kidder Township police after being involved in an accident. Given a test, the result was .15 BAC.

Matika sentenced him to serve 48 hours to six months in jail, a fine of $500, one-year license suspension, get a D&A evaluation, and render 25 hours of community service.

He will begin the jail term at 5 p.m. on Sept. 13.

Howard J. Bowman, 45, of Weatherly, also pleaded to one count of driving under suspension.

He was arrested on Dec. 21, 2012, along Plane Street by Weatherly police. Given a test, the result was .21 BAC.

On the DUI count Matika sentenced him to serve 48 hours to six months in prison, a fine of $500, one-year license suspension, get a D&A evaluation, zero tolerance on D&A use, and render 25 hours of community service.

On the suspension count he was fined $200.

He will begin the jail term at 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23.

David John Kiddish Jr., 20, of Weatherly, was arrested on March 23 along Stagecoach Road in Lausanne Township by state police at Hazleton after being involved in an accident. Given a test, the result was .20 BAC.

Sentencing was deferred.

Each defendant sentenced must also pay court costs, which average close to $1,000, and pay a $50 per month supervision fee while on probation or parole.