A Brockton woman, one of 15 defendants who have been in the Schuylkill County prison because they couldn't raise bail, decided to plead guilty to the criminal charges instead of going to trial and was sentenced in the Judge James P. Goodman as follows:

Leann Irene Baddick, 33, of 320 Valley St., pleaded guilty to theft of a vehicle owned by Elizabeth Zaprazny, Summer Valley Road, East Brunswick Township, and was sentenced to serve three to 23 months in the county prison with credit for serving 96 days.

She was also fined $500, pay $100 to Substance Abuse Education (SAE) fund, $50 to Catastrophe fund, attend alcohol highway safety school, perform 20 hours community service, and make restitution of $4,875 to the victim.

The vehicle was involved in an accident, striking a fence and the garage of Tiffany Ann Bramier on S. Reese Street, New Ringgold.

On a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, she was given a concurrent 48 hours to six months jail sentence; driving while her license was suspended was fined $200; and two counts of seat belt violations fined $20 plus $150 in costs. Baddick was cited by Trooper Andrew D. Letcavage.

She also pleaded guilty to retail theft from the Family Dollar Store in Pottsville and received a concurrent 12 months probation sentence. She was cited by Patrolman Renee R. Galle.

Other pleas

Robert James Welsh, 49, Pottsville, pleaded guilty to defiant trespass on property of Pottsville Housing Authority, sentenced to serve 198 days to 12 months in the county prison, however, since he served the minimum was released on parole. He was also ordered to pay $50 to Criminal Justice Enhancement Account (CJEA), and perform 20 hours of community service. On a charge of public drunkenness was fined $100. Welsh was cited by Pottsville Patrolman Eugene M. Yourey.

Allen Edward Thompson Jr., Pottsville, pleaded guilty to three counts of corruption of minors and was sentenced to serve six to 23 months in the county prison, and pay $50 to CJEA. He was cited by Pottsville Patrolman Joseph R. Welsh.

Hipalto Rivera, 42, Schuylkill Haven, pleaded guilty to receiving property stolen from the home of Craig Berardino, Schuylkill Haven, was placed on probation 23 months, pay $50 to CJEA fund, and make restitution of $498 to the victim. Rivera was cited by Patrolman Vincent J. McDonald.

On a charge of possession of a small amount of marijuana received a concurrent 30 days probation sentence. He was cited by Patrolman David T. George.

Herbert Seifert, 29, Tower City, pleaded guilty to burglary of the Top Star Express Store in Tower City, and was sentenced to serve three to six years in a state correctional facility with credit for serving 164 days in the county prison, pay $50 to CJEA fund, and make restitution of $1,447 to the store for theft of 40 cartons of cigarettes. Seifert was cited by Trooper Mark Knock.

Amanda Lynn Pickup, 24, Hegins, pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia at her home and was placed on probation 12 months, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, and perform 10 hours community service. Pickup was cited by Hegins Sgt. Beau James Yarmush.

Joshua A. Mullins, 21, Hegins, pleaded guilty to two theft charges and was placed on probation for four years, pay $100 to CJEA fund, and make restitution of $300 to Mary Kastne, Minersville, one of the victims. He was cited by Minersville police.

Tamir I. Whitted, 22, Minersville, pleaded guilty to burglary of a home in 200 block of Laurel Street, Minersville, and was sentenced to serve two to four years in a state correctional facility with credit for serving 202 days in the county prison, pay $50 to CJEA fund. He was cited by Patrolman Richard C. Clink.

Christian Matthew Christmas, 22, Philadelphia, pleaded guilty to possession of a small amount of marijuana in the parking lot at the state prison in Mahanoy Township, was sentenced to serve four to 30 days in the county prison and since he served his minimum time was released on parole, fined $100, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, make restitution of $327.46 to district attorney for a bench warrant, and $113 to Bethlehem Regional Lab for lab work. Christmas was cited by Trooper Thomas Powell.

Jennifer Lynn Allen, 40, Wilkes-Barre, pleaded guilty to a charge of identify theft by using the name of a 75-year-old Pottsville woman to obtain a cell phone and made calls, was sentenced to serve 11 1/2 to 23 months in the county prison with credit of serving 80 days, pay $50 to CJEA fund, and make restitution of $50 to the district attorney for a bench warrant. Allen was cited by Patrolman Grant F. Yoder.

Shayne Lamont Calloway, Sinking Springs, Berks County, pleaded guilty to robbery in Pottsville and was sentenced to serve 66 to 132 months in a state correctional facility with credit for serving 178 days in the county prison, pay $50 to CJEA fund. He was cited by Patrolman Brian J. Reno.

Shannon Elizabeth Baringer, 26, Richlandtown, pleaded guilty to two counts of retail theft from stores in the Fairlane Village Mall, Pottsville, and was sentenced to serve four to 23 months in the county prison with the sentence to begin Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 10 a.m., and pay $100 to CJEA fund.

Michael Robert Bramley, 38, Minersville, pleaded guilty to delivery of a controlled substance was sentenced to serve two to four years in a state correctional facility with credit for serving 13 days in the county prison, pay $50 to CJEA fund, and make restitution of $113 to Bethlehem Regional Lab. He was cited by Minersville Patrolman Jeffrey R. Bowers.

Haadee Bennett, 27, Philadelphia, pleaded guilty to delivery of a controlled substance in Minersville and was sentenced to serve 12 to 24 months in a state correctional institution with credit for serving 233 days in the county prison, pay $50 to CJEA fund, and make restitution of $176 to Bethlehem Regional Lab. Bennett was cited by Patrolman Jeffrey Bowers.

Joseph E. Boris Jr., 44, Minersville, pleaded guilty to theft of aluminum siding from the garage of Joseph Clarkson, Nelms Street, Norwegian Township, and was sentenced to serve one to two years in a state correctional facility, pay $50 to the CJEA fund, and make restitution of $300 to the victim.

He also pleaded guilty to theft of copper pipes from home owned by Monica Raczka, Oak Lane, Cass Township, and received a concurrent one to two year prison sentence, pay $50 to CJEA, and make restitution of $140 to victim.

Each defendant sentenced to a county term must also pay a $50 per month supervision fee while on probation or parole.