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Four enter guilty pleas

Published June 15. 2010 05:00PM

Four people who entered guilty pleas were sentenced by Schuylkill County judges.

Derrick Emery Yeager, 22, Shenandoah, pleaded guilty to criminal mischief for breaking glass in a diner and was placed on probation for 12 months after serving three days in the county prison.

According to police he got into an argument with another employee at the Pottsville Diner along SR61 and glass in a door was broken. He also must make restitution of $300 to the diner, and pay $50 to Criminal Justice Enhancement Account (CJEA). He was cited by Patrolman Paul Olson, Pottsville police, last Fourth of July. The sentence was imposed by Judge Charles M. Miller.

Cory Alan Balliet, 25, Milton, pleaded guilty to charges of delivery of a controlled substance on grounds of a motel located along SR61 in North Manheim Township and was sentenced by Judge Miller to serve three to 23 months in the county prison. His sentence to begin July 9 at 9:30 a.m. He also must pay $400 in fines, $200 to Substance Abuse Education (SAE) Fund, $100 to CJEA, $226 to the Bethlehem Regional Lab, $321 to the Schuylkill County District Attorney's Drug Task Force, and perform 25 hours of community service.

Crystal Celeste Linn, 31, Pottsville, pleaded guilty to 15 forgery charges and 16 counts of theft by deception and was sentenced by Judge John E. Domalakes to serve 24 months under the state's Intermediate Punishment Program (IPP). A minimum of seven months must be spent in the state prison, a minimum of six months in treatment through outpatient treatment facility and 24 months of supervised reintegration into the community. She must make restitution of $565.79 to Capital One Visa and $260.34 to Citi-Mastercard and pay $50 to CJEA. Linn was cited for theft of credit cars of Jesse Adams, Pottsville.

Zachary V. Catizone, 21, Girardville, on a driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol charge was sentenced by President Judge William E. Baldwin to serve six months on probation, pay a fine of $300, pay $100 to SEA fund, $50 the Catastrophe Fund and $60 to Schuylkill Medical Center. He was cited by Patrolman Michael O'Neill, Ashland police. He previously was placed in the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) probation program for first time offenders.

Each defendant must pay a $50 per month supervision fee while on probation or parole and court costs.

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