Six area residents were among 23 who were qualified by Schuylkill County District Attorney Karen Byrnes Noon to be admitted into the special probation program know as Accelerated Rehabilative Disposition (ARD), which is reserved for first offenders charged with a non-violent crime.

Senior Judge D. Michael Stine approved the placement of the 23 with conditions.All were placed for a year, unless otherwise noted.

Edward Joseph Gimeno, 55, of 390 State Road, Barnesville, charged by Trooper Mark Demko with unauthorized use of a credit card belonging to Kathleen Marie Storasko, Barnesville Drive, Barnesville, Ryan Township, two counts of theft and one count of receiving stolen property. He was assessed $350 to defray cost of the program, pay $50 to Criminal Justice Enhancement Account (CJEA) fund, perform 10 hours community service, and make restitution of $68.08 to the victim.

Gladys Bertha Neff, 57, of 119 Pine St., Tamaqua, charged by Tamaqua Patrolman Thomas Rodgers, with hindering apprehension of her son by police, was assessed $350, $50 to CJEA fund, and perform 10 hours of community service.

Matthew Dutzer, 24, of 39 James St., Kelayres, Kline Township, charged by Kline Chief John Petrilla, with theft of moveable property belonging to Candice Dutzer, his sister, receiving stolen property, and possession of a controlled substance (CS). He was assessed $350, pay $100 to Substance Abuse Education (SAE) fund, $50 to CJEA fund, perform 10 hours community service, and undergo a drug and alcohol evaluation and comply with any recommended treatment.

John J. Litchock, 39, of 653 S. Kennedy Drive, McAdoo, charged by McAdoo Patrolman Steven Homanko, with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol. He was assessed $500, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, $50 to MCARE fund, attend alcohol highway safety school, perform 10 hours community service, and driver's license suspended 60 days. On a summary charge of failing to have headlights on his car working was fined $25 plus $50 costs.

Jessica Lee Arroyo, of 389 Carson St., Hazleton, charged by Trooper Timothy Keating with theft from a safe a credit card belonging to Cargill Meat Solutions Company, of Green Mountain Road, East Union Township, and criminal conspiracy with her boyfriend, Miguel Dejesus Rodriguez. She was placed on probation for 24 months, and ordered to pay $50 to CJEA fund, perform 20 hours community service, and make restitution of $2,566.06 to Cargil Company plus $1,022.50 jointly with her boyfriend. She worked at the plant as a security guard.

Reynold G. Hinkle, 55, of 311 E. Cranberry Avenue, Hazleton, charged by McAdoo Patrolman Steven Homanko, McAdoo Police, with fleeing police. He was assessed $350, pay $50 to CJEA fund, and perform 10 hours community service. On summary charges of failing to drive at safe speed, violating a stop sign, and violating sound levels of vehicle was fined $25 each plus $150 in costs.

David Melton Jr., 21, Philadelphia, charged by Schuylkill Haven Patrolman William I. Horn, with simple assault of Tenee Pinckney, exgirlfriend, and defiant trespass of her apartment. Melton was assessed $350, pay $50 to CJEA fund, and perform 10 hours of community service. On the trespass charge pay a fine of $100 and costs.

Kendra Lynn Jacoby, 24, Schuylkill Haven, charged by Schuylkill Haven Patrolman Vincent J. McDonald, with criminal conspiracy to remove personal property belonging to Catlin Killian. He was assessed $350, pay $50 to CJEA fund, and perform 10 hours community service.

Todd James Logan, 45, Port Carbon, charged by Trooper William J. Luckenbill with DUI of alcohol. He was assessed $500, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, $50 to MCARE fund, $60 to Schuylkill Medical Center (SMC), attend safety school, perform 10 hours community service, and driver's license suspended 60 days.

Joshua Matthew Delmas, 25, Shartlesville, charged by Trooper Mark F. Baron with DUI of alcohol. He was assessed $500, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, $50 to MCARE fund, $60 to SMC. attend safety school, perform 10 hours community service, and driver's license suspended 30 days.

Brandy Whalen, 22, Schuylkill Haven, charged by Schuylkill Haven Patrolman Vincent J. McDonald, with possession of drug paraphernalia, assessed $350, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, and perform 10 hours community service.,

Sherry Ann Staskowski, 44, Orwigsburg, charged by Trooper Mark F.Baron with retail theft from Redner's Market. She was assessed $350, pay $50 to CJEA fund, perform 10 hours community service, and make restitution of $14.98 to the store.

Terry Lee Katz, 45, Jamison, charged by Ranger Chad Woleslagle, Tuscarora State Park Complex, with possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and was assessed $350, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, and perform 10 hours community service. On a charge of violating the rules of Commonwealth property was fined $100.

Michael P. Brennan, 43, Schuylkill Haven, charged by Schuylkill Haven Patrolman Vincent J. McDonald, with theft of electrical services from apartment of Terry McGlone, 200 E. Main St. He was assessed $350, pay $50 to CJEA fund, perform 10 hours community service, and make restitution of $198.40 to McGlone.

James Roth Seigfried, 22, Pine Grove, charged by Pine Grove Cpl. Christopher Cruz, with possession of a CS. He was assessed $350, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, perform 10 hours community service, and make restitution of $239 to Bethlehem Regional Lab.

Monica M. Capone, 36, Mahanoy City, charged by Mahanoy City Officer Robert Romanick, with DUI of alcohol. She was assessed $500, pay $100 to SAE fund $50 to CJEA fund, $50 to MCARE fund, $60 to SMC, attend safety school, perform 10 hours community service, and driver's license suspended 60 days.

Santos Robert Tonche, Minersville, charged by Minersville Patrolman Jason A. Klouser, with DUI of drugs, assessed $500, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, $50 to MCARE fund, $120 to SMC, $113 to Bethlehem Regional Lab, attend safety school, receive outpatient counseling, perform 10 hours community service, and driver's license suspended 90 days. On summary charges of driving wrong way on one-way road and careless drive, fined $25 each plus $100 in costs. He also must submit to random drug tests.

Casey Dean Herring, 25, Pine Grove, charged by Trooper James Day with DUI of alcohol. He was assessed $500, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, $50 to MCARE fund, attend safety school, receive outpatient counseling, perform 20 hours community service, and driver's license suspended 60 days. On summary charges of overtaking on left side, failing to drive at safe speed and careless driving, fined $25 each and failure to wear seat belt fined $10 plus $200 in costs.

Alfred William Dilabio, 64, Mahanoy City, charged by Mahanoy City Patrolman Charles Kovalewski, with DUI of alcohol and possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was placed on probation for 24 months, assessed $500, pay $300 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, $50 to MCARE fund, $60 to SMC, $113 to Bethlehem Regional Lab, attend safety school, receive outpatient counseling, perform 20 hours community service, and driver's license suspended 60 days.

James Joseph Curran Jr., 72, Pottsville, charged by Pottsville Patrolman Richard J. Pugh, with DUI of alcohol. He was assessed $500, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, $50 to MCARE fund, $60 to SMC, attend safety school, receive outpatient treatment, perform 10 hours community service, and driver's license suspended 60 days.

Jeremy Lee Hollrigl, 19, White Haven, charged by Tamaqua Patrolman Thomas Duarte, with DUI of alcohol as a minor. Hollrigl was assessed $500, pay $300 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, $50 to MCARE fund, attend safety school, receive outpatient counseling, perform 10 hours community service, and driver's license suspended 90 days.

Desiree Ann Dunleavy, 32, Shenandoah, charged by Trooper Joseph Aponick with DUI of alcohol. She was assessed $500, pay $300 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, $50 to MCARE fund, attend safety school, perform 10 hours community service, and driver's license suspended 60 days.

Daniel James Harley, 37, Summit Station, charged by Schuylkill Haven Patrolman Gregory S. Meisner, with DUI of alcohol. He was assessed $500, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, $50 to MCARE fund, $60 to SMC, attend safety school, perform 10 hours community service, and driver's license suspended 30 days.

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