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Published March 30. 2013 09:02AM

Tamaqua man

William David Lee, 38, also known as Southern Dave, whose last known address was Tamaqua, pleaded guilty to a simple assault charge and was sentenced by Judge John E. Domalakes to serve six to 12 months in the county prison, pay $50 to Criminal Justence Enhancement Account (CJEA) fund, a $50 monthly supervision, make restitution of $812.12 to the Department of Public Welfare, and $50 to the district attorney for a bench warrant issued to bring him to court.

He was cited by Tamaqua Cpl. Dwayne Hacker, of assaulting Eric Craigle, 33 N. Railroad St. The bench warrant was issued when he failed to appear in the county court for his guilty plea.

Revoke ARD

Edward John Flaim, 19, of 22 Vulcan Road, Barnesville, was removed from the Accelerated Rehabilative Disposition (ARD) probation program for first time offenders by Judge John Domalakes for violating the conditions of the program. He now faces trial on the charge of unauthorized use of his mother's car.


Alex Colon-Zavala, 49, Mahanoy City, who was found guilty by a jury last February of charges of manufacture of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, was sentenced by President Judge William E. Baldwin to serve 11 to 36 months in a state correctional facility with credit of serving 116 days in the county prison, pay $100 to Substance Abuse Education (SAE) fund, and $437 in lab fees. He was cited by Trooper Troy Greenawald in Mahanoy City.

Kevin Paul Elenchin, 20. who pleaded guilty to driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs, was sentenced by Judge Baldwin to serve 72 hours to six months in the county prison, however, he received credit for spending 72 hours in an inpatient facility and was immediately released on parole. He also was ordered to pay a fine of $1,000, pay $100 to SAE fund, a $50 monthly supervision fee, make restitution of $380 to Schuylkill Medical Center-South, attend the alcohol highway safety school and receive outpatient treatment. Elenchin was cited by Trooper Michael Allar when stopped on Louck Road in Washington Township.

Bail hearings

John J. Kamant Jr., 52, Pottsville, after a hearing had his bail set at $25,000 unsecured by Judge John Domalakes with stipulations that he reside at 542 N. Centre St., Apt. 2, Pottsvllle, and cannot relocate without prior permission from court, must not possess nor consume alcohol or illegal drugs, and stay away from establishments that serve primary alcohol, and must have no contact with the victim.

Kamant faces charges of burglary, criminal trespass and criminal attempt to commit theft at the property of James and Pamela Foley, 224 Jackson St,, Port Carbon. He was cited by Chief Jon J. Bowman.

The bail of Scott Schoffstall, 21, Pottsville, was revoked by Judge Domalakes and he was remanded to the county prison upon his release from an inpatient center. He faces a charge of receiving a credit card stolen from the purse which was in the car of Roberta Domlesky.

Zoning permits

Eleven zoning permits were issued in February by the county zoning office with the estimated cost of construction at $1.3 million. Permits were obtained by the following:

Franklin and Mary Shiffer, East Norwegian Township, single floor bonus room, $25,000; Allen and Keri Johnson, Barry Township, modular home, $170,000; Geoge Kinney, Washington Township, shed, $13,650; Charles and Jodi Lynn Kaczmarczyk, Eldred Township, garage, $11,000; Heather Horning and Bobbi Jean Horning, Washington Township, single family dwelling with attached two car garage, $120,000; Michael and Jessic Leibig, Barry Township, home, $215,000; Peggy Graf, Pine Grove, enclosed pool and outdoor patio, $53,000; Jesus and Cindy Carmona, MInersville, porch deck, $3,500; Michael and Lindsey Bixler, Barry Township, single family home with attached garage, $550,000; and Russell and Sherry Byler, Mahantgongo Township, addition to existing manufacturing building, $150,000.

Property transfers

Don J. and Lynn Marie Elko to Kevan Schaeffer, tract containing 1.41052 acres on south right-of-way on SR751 in East BrunswickTownship, $42,500.

Jeremiah Sandes to Joanne J. Hill, a two and one-half story brick veneer building at 220 Orwigsburg St., Tamaqua, $12,000.

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Michael P. Murphy, property at 224 W. Ridge St., Coaldale, $13,500.

Marian Dickey to Judith E. Crispin, property on north side of Green Street, McAdoo, Kline Township, $27,000.

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Washington, D.C. to Sean C. Fisher, property at 144 Sixth St., Coaldale, $8,000.

Tax Claim Bureau to Delano Township, property at 23 Trenton St., Delano Township, owned by Metro R. Kerrich, $20.

Steven P. Clapper to Brian E. Somers, property at 752 Penn Drive, West Penn Township, $119,000.

Timothy A. Porczynski and Patricia A. Porczynski to Timothy A. Porczynski, property on the north side of Grey Hawk Drive, Hawk Ridge Estates, East Brunswick Township, $1 (transaction between spouses).

Federal National Mortgage Association to Hilary M. Flanagan, property at 19 Bull Run St., Coaldale, $14,000.

Gary J. Tokanets, Sheppton, to Stoney River Properties, LLC, Jacksonville, Fla., property on south side of Oak Street, Frackville, $19,000.

Just Right Properties, LLC, to Tina Marie Frets, property at 216 W. High St., Coaldale, $1 (full consideration $19,500).

Ronald C. and Mary Ann Christman, Orefield, to Gary E. Folweiler, Tamaqua, property at 48 Greenwood St., Coaldale, $1 (transaction from stepfather and mother to stepson and son).

John S. Campomizzi, as executor of the estate of Salley A. Campomizzi, late of Tamaqua, to James A. Rolland, Orwigsburg, property at 128 Schuylkill Avenue, Tamaqua, $1 (full consideration $21,000).

Evelyn A. Willing and Joseph G. Hannon, her son, to Joseph G. Hannon, property at 306 E. Broad St., Tamaqua, $1 (transaction is between parent and son).

Mary Ann Camilleri, Kline Township, to Kimberly Ann McHugh, McAdoo, property on south side of Bayview Drive, McAdoo Heights, Kline Township, $1 (transaction from mother to daughter).

Jeffrey S. Main to Arthur R. and Mary Ann Main, property at northeast corner of Ryan Avenue and Center Street, Rush Township, $1 (transaction from parent to son and daughter-in-law).

Linda L. Bonetsky, West Penn Township, to Linda L. Hutta, Tamaqua, property at 300 Orwigsburg St., Tamaqua, $1 (transaction from parent to child).

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