Three enter guilty pleas
Three defendants who entered guilty pleas to criminal charges were sentenced by judges in Schuylkill County court.
Judge John E. Domalakes placed Korey Wronski, 22, of 441 Roosevelt Drive, New Boston, Mahanoy City, on two counts each of burglary, criminal trespass, theft and receiving stolen property in the state's Intermediate Punishment Program (IPP) for 24 months.
Seven months will be spent in a state correctional facility of which not less than four months must be spent in an institutional therapeutic facility, followed by treatment through an outpatient facility. He also must pay $100 to Criminal Justice Enhancement Account (CJEA) and make restitution of $533 to Stefanie Wiezalis, 361 Roosevelt Drive, New Boston, for theft of jewelry and $200 to Jessica Sluzevich, 61 Back Street, New Boston, for theft of a digital camera which was pawned at Buy Me Again Pawn Shop, Pottsville.
Bryon C. Swartzlander, 38, Tower City, was placed on probation for 12 months by Domalakes on a charge of misbranding of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance.
He was also ordered to pay $100 to Substance Abuse Education (SAE) fund, $50 to CJEA, and make restitution of $113 to Bethlehem Regional Lab. On a summary charge of driving while his license was suspended was fined $200 and costs. He was cited by Tower City Sgt. John Boyer.
Judge Charles M. Miller sentenced Christopher Brian White, 25, of 3432 Quakake Road, Weatherly, on a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs to serve 90 days to five years with the sentence to run concurrent with a sentence now serving in Carbon County prison. He was ordered to pay a fine of $1,500, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA, $50 to Catastrophe fund and make restitution of $176 to Bethlehem Regional Lab.
On two counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia received concurrent 12 months probation on each count. His driver's license is suspended 12 months.
Each defendant must also pay a $50 per month supervision fee while on probation or parole.