Four defendants have probations revoked
Four defendants had their probations revoked by Judge D. Michael Stine and one by Judge Charles M. Miller following a hearings held recently in Schuylkill County court.
Re-sentenced by Judge Stine were the following:
Robert C. Wagner III, 25, Shenandoah, violated two conditions: he failed to report to his probation officer in 48 hours of a new arrest and failed to refrain from assaultng behavior. Wagner was remanded to the county prison to serve four to 20 months on a simple assault charge he had pleaded guilty on Feb. 18, 2009, with credit for time served of 59 days.
Leon M. Blake, 51, Port Carbon, violated three conditions: failed to report in 48 hours a new arrest, possessed and consumed alcohol beverages at his residence and drove a car without a valid driver's license. Blake was re-sentenced to serve two to 10 years in a state correctional institution. He originally was sentenced on Oct. 24, 2007, to be placed in the Intermediate Punishment Program (IPP) for a long probation period on two driving under the influence (DUI) charges.
Douglas Robert Whah, 24, Mahanoy City, violated two conditions: failed to obtain permission from his probation officer before changing address and failed to get permission to travel outside the county without first obtaining permission. Whah was re-sentenced to serve eight to 23 months in the county prison with credit for serving 66 days. Whah was orginally sentenced on Oct. 9, 2008, on assault charges and placed on probation.
Tabitha Marie Murphy, 35, Shenandoah, violated one condition: failed to report a new arrest in 48 hours to her probation officer. She was re-sentenced to serve three to 12 months in the county prison. She reports to prison on July 25 at 9:30 a.m. She had pleaded guilty to drug charges on Dec. 23, 2008, and was placed on probation.
Kathleen T. Brennan, 54, Shenandoah, had her probation revoked by Judge Charles M. Miller and she was re-sentenced to be placed in the IPP for three months. She had pleaded guilty to retail theft and was placed on Aug. 28, 2008, on probation for 23 months.