Schuylkill court news
Randy R. Hentz was granted a divorce from Brooke M. Hentz, both of Tower City. They were married May 28, 2005.
Catherine M. Davidavage, Pottsville, was granted a divorce from Francis A. Davidavage, Pine Grove. The were married May 31, 1986.
Nelson Philip, Valley View, Hegins, was granted a divorce from Patsy L. Philip, Spring Glen, Hubley Township. They were married May 3, 2003.
Eugene A. Gubala, Ringtown, was granted a divorce from Kathleen A. Gubala, Bloomsburg. They were married Dec. 31, 2001.
Tanya Lee Parnell, Ashland, was granted a divorce from George Francis Purnell, Ashland. They were married Aug. 4, 2007.
Randy L. Walters Sr., Schuylkill Haven, was granted a divorce from Michele M. Walters, 3002 N. Second St., Whitehall. They were married June 17, 1995.
Yuliana Mace was granted a divorce from Scott Mace, both of Valley View, Hegins Township. They were married June 18, 2011.
Todd Fekete, Schuylkill Haven, was granted a divorce from Valerie Fekete, Pine Grove. They were married March 21, 1992.
Kimberly Lynn Chiao was granted a divorce from Michael A. Chiao, both of Morea, Mahanoy Township. They were married April 24, 1999.
Bobbie Marie Karpovich was granted a divorce from David J. Karpovich, both of Shenandoah Heights, West Mahanoy Township. They were married May 12, 2001.
Dana M. Houser, Virginia Beach, Va., was granted a divorce from Jeffrey L. Houser, Frackville. They were married Aug. 12, 1998.
Leonard M. Grochowsky, Shenandoah, was granted a divorce from Sandra Lynn Grochowsky, York. They were married Sept. 5, 1987.
Jonathan R. Lutz, 26, of 274 Van Gelder St., Tamaqua, was removed by Judge John E. Domalakes from the Intermediate Punishment Program (IPP) on a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol and was re-sentenced to undergo imprisonment in the county prison of 15 days to six months with credit for 15 days time served from the IPP sentence.
He originally was placed in the Accelerated Rehabilitation Disposition (ARD) probation program in April 2011 but it was revoked by Senior Judge D. Michael Stine in November 2011. Lutz then pleaded guilty to the DUI charge and Judge Domalakes sentenced him to serve six months in the IPP.
Jared Aaron Raczka, 21, Minersville, was removed by Senior Judge D. Michael Stine from the ARD program for violating its rules by failing to report to his probation officer, found possessing drugs, failed to make timely payments on his court costs and fines, failed to attend counseling services, and failed to carry out community services. His case is returned to the trial list and he faces a charge of DUI of alcohol.
Donald C. Howley Jr., 45, Mahanoy City, had his probation revoked by Senior Judge Stine for violating rules by failing to report to his probation officer, failed to obtain permission to relocate and failed to keep up his payments of court costs and fines.
He was remanded to a state correctional facility to serve the balance of his original sentence, however, the court ruled he was entitled to his time of liberty while on parole, which when added to commitment time gives Howley time credit of 804 days. He had pleaded guilty in December 2009 to DUI of alcohol and was sentenced to serve 133 days to five years in the IPP.
Robert Andrew Vandaley, 29, Pottsville, had his parole revoked by Judge Cyrus Palmer Dolbin with his 233 days of liberty disallowed and he was remanded to a state correctional facility to serve the balance of this time. He is not eligible to apply for re-parole until Feb. 20, 2014.
Vandaley had pleaded guilty in April 2011 to DUI of alcohol and was sentenced to serve six months to five years in the county prison and was on parole when he violated the rules.
John Joseph Liptok, 22, Pottsville, had his probation revoked by Judge John E. Domalakes and he was re-sentenced on a charge of selling or furnishing alcohol beverages to minors to serve 53 days to 12 months in the county prison and since he served the time he was was ruled eligible for re-parole.