Two area residents among five to have revocation hearings
Two area residents were among five who had their probation or parole revoked after a hearing in Schuylkill County court.
Phillip George Brinich, 32, 24 Elm St., Tamaqua, was recommitted to the county prison by President Judge William E. Baldwin and his 134 days of liberty disallowed and are added to his maximum date of release. He will receive credit for spending 46 days in the county prison.
Brinich pleaded guilty on Nov. 24, 2009, to theft and was placed on probation, however, he violated the parole and was re-sentenced on March 25, 2011, to serve six to 23 months in prison and when he had served his minimum time was again released on parole. He was told by Baldwin the court will not consider an application for parole until the defendant had served at least three months.
Erica Lynn Neff, 31, of 247 Old Birch Road, Jim Thorpe, had her probation revoked by Baldwin and she was re-sentenced to serve three to 23 months in the county prison with credit for having served 35 days. Neff pleaded guilty last Sept. 12 to forging a check.
Justin M. Neff, 26, Minersville, had his probation revoked by Judge Baldwin, however, since he has been in prison 13 days was again released on parole for 18 months. He had pleaded guilty last Nov. 16 to theft of motor oil from a convenience store and was placed on probation 18 months.
John Joseph Myro II, 26, Saint Clair, had his probation revoked by Judge John E. Domalakes and he was recommitted to the county prison with loss of 362 days of liberty which were added to his maximum date for release, April 25, 2013.
On a charge of selling or furnishing alcohol beverages to minors he was re-sentenced to serve an additional 12 months on probation when released from prison. Myro pleaded guilty on Aug. 24, 2010, to charges of corruption of minors and selling to minors and was placed on probation 23 months.
Katherine Mary Adams, 31, Tremont, had her probation revoked by Domalakes and she was re-sentenced on a charge of giving false information to police to serve four to 12 months in the county prison with credit for serving 40 days.
On a charge of theft to serve an additional 12 months on probation. The judge informed her he would consider early parole if she is accepted into an inpatient facility or work release if eligible. Adams pleaded guilty to the charges last Dec 21 and was placed on probation.