Lehighton man gets time-served
A Lehighton man was sentenced to time-served on two of three pending cases in Carbon County court.
Daniel Joseph Schaub, 40, was sentenced on charges of simple assault, driving under the influence (DUI), and persistent disorderly conduct by Senior Judge Richard W. Webb.
On the DUI count he was sentenced to serve 20 days to six months in prison with credit for 20 days served and paroled. He was also ordered to pay a fine of $500, restitution of $2,482.46, license suspended for a year, get a drug and alcohol (D&A) evaluation and follow any recommendation for treatment, and zero tolerance on drug or alcohol use. He was arrested on Nov. 23, 2009, along Ashtown Drive in Mahoning Township after being involved in an accident.
On the simple assault charge he was sentenced to serve 27 days to one year in jail with credit for 27 days already served. The sentence is consecutive to the DUI charge. The same conditions were imposed. He was charged for an incident on Oct. 4, 2009, in Franklin Township with Jennifer Rudelitch the listed victim.
On the conduct charge he was placed on probation for a year.
Schaub failed to appear for sentencing on the charges on July 6 and had a bench warrant issued for his arrest. Webb dismissed the warrant with the costs on Schaub.
Tara E. Wentz, 26, of Lehighton, was placed on probation for a year on a charge of possesion of a controlled substance-cocaine. She was arrested on March 12, 2008, by Lehighton police.
She was also ordered to get a D&A evaluation and had zero tolerance imposed on D&A use. She also failed to appear for a July 6 sentencing proceeding and had a bench warrant issued for her arrest. Webb dismissed the warrant with the costs on Wentz.
Kareem Jiama Walker, 43, of Tamaqua, was placed on probation for a year on a charge of simple assault. He was arrested on Jan. 29 by Lansford police for an incident in which Kyle Nalesnik is the listed victim.
He was also ordered to make restitution of $1,913.56, get a D&A evaluation, zero tolerance imposed on D&A use and was given credit for 22 days spent in jail on the charge. He failed to appear on July 1 for sentencing and had a bench warrant issued for his arrest. Webb dismissed the warrant with the costs on Walker.
Each defendant must also pay court costs and a $50 per month supervision fee while on probation or parole.