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Schuylkill court news

Published March 22. 2010 05:00PM

Dispute over bill

A board of arbitration ruled Kenneth and Carrie Klinger, of 200 W. Second Mountain Road, Pottsville, owed a $15,948.11 fuel bill to Economy Gas and Food Markets, SR61, Schuylkill Haven. The defendants operate a trucking company and the suit claimed they entered into a written contract to purchase fuel and other products and owned a bill.

Revoke probation

Diane Bretzius, 30, Port Carbon, had her probation revoked by Judge John E. Domalakes and was re-sentenced to serve 18 to 36 months in the county prison and when released to serve an additional five years on probation. She received credit for serving 38 days in prison. Bretzius was placed on probation in May 2009 after pleading guilty to endangering welfare of children.

Michelle M. Miller, 38, Shenandoah, had her probation revoked by Judge Domalakes and re-sentenced to serve six to 23 months in the county prison with credit for serving 87 days. This was her second revocation. She had pleaded guilty to retail theft.

Jeffrey L. Schaeffer, 39, Pine Grove, had his probation revoked by Judge Jacqueline Russell and he was re-sentenced to serve five years on probation in the Intermediate Punishment Program (IPP) and provide 60 hours of community service. The judge also ordered he have no unsupervised contact with any female under age 18 and comply with all directives of the sex offender program and not view or possess any pornographic material. He had pleaded guilty to indecent assault and corruption minors and after serving time was placed on probation.

Properties sold

Deeds recorded in the Schuylkill County Courthouse by the office of Sheriff Joseph F. Groody of properties sold at a sheriff's sale which had been foreclosed for failure to keep up mortgage payments were sold to the following:

Eagle Rock Resorts Company, LLC, Hazleton, lot on Platt WSS, Eagle Rock Resorts, North Union Township, sold as property of Ean Sook Lee for $823.38; lot in ER Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, East Union Township, sold as property of Joseph A. and Diane M. Dicioccio for $868.91; lot in ER Subdivision, lot in ER Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, East Union Township, sold as property of Jae H. Park for $830.91.

Wells Fargo Bank, Fort Mill, S.C., property at 39 North St., Oneida, East Union Township, sold as property of Justin C. and Sabrina K. Roote for $898.70.

Fannie Mae (Federal National Mortgage Association) Company, Dallas, Tex., property at 1 Valley St., New Philadelphia, sold as property of Theodore Skoraszewski for $947.23 and property at 224 Owl Creek Road, Tamaqua, sold as property of Anthony and Julie Ann Lefebvre for $1,016.59.

Bank of America, NA, West Palm Beach, Fla., property at 303 W. Blaine St., McAdoo, sold as property of Joseph V. and Thelma Osipat for $1,022.52.

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, McLean, Va., property at 98 Grier Avenue, Barnesville, sold as property of Richard C. Webb Jr. for $1,073.55.

Other recordings

G.B. Capital Fund, Calif., to Charles J. Kovachi, Sugarloaf, Luzerne County, property at 810 Main St., Nuremberg, North Union Township, $25,000.

Eagle Rock Resorts Company, Hazleton, to Cayetano M. and Anna M. Tuason, Rockaway, N.J., lot in EA Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, North Union Township, $10 (full consideration $25,900).

Eagle Rock Resorts Company, Hazleton, to Marie A. Hobson and Daniel J. Hobson, Norristown, lot in AW Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, North Union Township, $10 (full consideration $34,700).

Eagle Rock Resorts Company, Hazleton, to Phoebe L. Lamation, Baltimore, Md., one-fifty interest in lot in EA Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, North Union Township, $10 (full consideration $25,900).

Fannie Mae Company, Dallas, Tex., to Karen Williams, property at 67 Hunter St., Tamaqua, $11,000.

Michael R. Scott and Tina M. (Drum) Scott to Jason Hartz, property at 328 Market St., Tamaqua, $1 (full consideration $58,000).

Terry B. Cavenas to Debra Yerger, property at 616 E. Pine St., Mahanoy City, $1,500.

The Most Reverend John O. Barres, STD, JLL, DD, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Allentown, and the Reverend Ronald J. Minner, pastor of All Saints Parish, McAdoo, succeeding parish of Immaculate Conception Parish of Kelayres, to Kamel F. Beshay, of Tamaqua, three tracts of land, each 7,500 square feet at the intersection of Centre and Fourth sts., Kelayres, North Union Township, $60,000.

The Most Reverend Stefan Soroka, Archbishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia, to George and Janet Cunningham, of Barnesville, property at 437 and 438 W. Mahanoy Avenue, Mahanoy City, $30,000.

Gilcrest Corporation, Mahanoy City, to Heriberto Vargas, property on south side of West Mahanoy Avenue, Mahanoy City, $1 (full consideration $157,500).

Mary Ann Burcin, administratrix of the estate of Cindy M. Cannulli, also known as Cindy M. Malinyak, late of Coaldale, to Teri Mack, of Palmerton, western half of a double brick dwelling on the north side of Lehigh Street, Coaldale, $1 (full consideration $56,000).

Randy E. Bennett to Randy E. Bennett and Lisa A. Green, property on north side of Wayne Avenue, Tamaqua Heights, Rush Township, $1 (transaction is transfer of 50 percent interest).

Steven L. Redash, Summit Hill, to Michel Losier and Dwayne Wieser, Palmerton, property at 166 Fisher Avenue, Coaldale, $1 (full consideration $24,000).

Goulds Pumps Inc, Delaware, to Ashland Development, LLC, property along SR54 in Ashland and Butler Township, $1,319,130.91 and a certain building in Ashland, $37,587.

Jail and probation

Thomas William Edwards, 39, Frackville, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol and drew a sentence from President Judge William E. Baldwin to serve 30 days in the county prison followed by four years and 11 months on probation in the IPP. He also has to pay a fine of $1,500 and court costs, $300 to the Substance Abuse Education (SAE) fund, $100 to the Catastrophe fund, $60 to the Schuylkill Medical Center, a $50 monthly supervision fee and his driver's license is suspended 18 months. On violating a stop sign was fined $25 plus $50 costs. Edwards was cited by Patrolman George Parnell, Frackville police last August.

90 days in jail

Christina L. Kofchock 21, Hamburg, Berks County, pleaded guilty to DUI and was sentenced by Judge Russell to serve 90 days to five years in the county prison with credit for 29 days spent at Lehigh Valley Hospital Psychiatric Unit. She also must pay a fine of $1,500 and court costs, a $50 monthly supervision fee, $100 to Catastrophe fund, $300 to SAE fund, $50 to Criminal Justice Enhancement Account (CJEA) fund and perform 20 hours community service. On a charge of failing to drive on roadway laned for traffic was fined $25 plus $50 costs. Kofchock was cited by Patrolman John Dzurek, Orwigsburg police, last July 19.

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