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Lansford man among seven pleading guilty

Published February 06. 2012 05:03PM

A Lansford man was one of seven people entered guilty pleas to criminal charges in the Schuylkill County Court.

President Judge William E. Baldwin accepted the guilty plea of Robert James Stackhouse, 29, of 117 E. Patterson Street, Lansford, to the charge of driving under the influence of alcohol and placed him in the Intermediate Punishment Program for six months with the first 15 days to be on house arrest with electronic monitoring and pay required fee of $12 per day, followed by 45 days on strict probation, followed by four months on regular probation. Stackhouse was also ordered to pay a fine of $1,500, pay $300 to the Substance Abuse Education fund, $50 to Catastrophe fund, a $50 monthly fee for each month on probation, complete the alcohol highway safe driving school and his driver's license is suspended 12 months. On two summary charges of failing to drive on roadway laned for traffic and failing to drive at a safe speed was fined $50 plus $100 costs. He was cited by Patrolman Joseph David, Coaldale Police.

Judge John E. Domalakes accepted guilty pleas from the following:

Anthony Joseph Gasbarra, 20, Cressona, on a charge of retail theft of a can of cheese from Boyer's Food Store in Orwigsburg was sentenced to serve 12 months on probation, pay $50 to CJEA (Criminal Justice Enhancement Account) a $50 monthly fee for each month on probation and costs of prosecution. A bench warrant which had been issued for his arrest was dissolved. Gasbarra was cited by Sargent John F. Koury, Orwigsburg Police.

John Robert Curtis, 75, Locust Dale, on a charge of retail theft from Walmart's Store and criminal conspiracy was sentenced to serve six months to 12 months in the Schuylkill County Prison, pay $50 to CJEA, a $50 monthly probation fee and court costs and make restitution of $1,198.40 to the store. Curtis was cited by Patrolman Martin H. Sterner, Saint Clair Police.

Four people who entered general guilty pleas and one who entered a nolo contendere plea before Judge Domalakes had their sentences deferred to Monday, March 26 as the court ordered the adult probation department to prepare a pre-sentence investigation on each one to guide the court in imposing a sentence. They were:

Samuel Sanabria, 36, Shenandoah, was charged by Patrolman Christopher Zubris, Shenandoah Police, with carrying firearms (9mm pistol) without a license, recklessly endangering another person and propulsion of amilles from an overpass onto a highway.

Robert Haviland, 53, Pottsville, was charged by Corporal Dennis Wiederhold, Pottsville Police, with delivery of a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia and by Patrolman Brian J. Reno, Pottsville Police, with driving under the influence of alcohol and careless driving.

Allen Robert Howell, Jr., 27, Cressona, was charged by Trooper Timothy J. Rymarkiewicz with two counts of person not to possess firearms and by Patrolman Eugene M. Yourey, Pottsville Police, with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct by engaging in fighting.

Michael C. Garvey, 33, Shenandoah, was charged by Chief Joseph Hall, Shenandoah Police, with three counts of robbery of three pharmacies, two counts of recklessly endangering clerks in the stores, one count of possessing an instrument of crime (handgun) and one count of receiving stolen property (drugs).

Patricia A. Krammes-Eiler, 49, Schuylkill Haven, entered a plea of nolo contender (no defense) to two counts of corruption of minors and two counts of selling or furnishing alcohol beverages to minors filed by Patrolman Vincent J. McDonald., Schuylkill Haven Police.

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