Decisions of Armstrong County judges
The following is a partial list of criminal cases handled by Judge James J. Panchik at a sentence court on Nov. 1. Unless otherwise noted, court costs and supervision fees are to be paid by the defendant:
• Alexander George Cousins, 45, of 152 Camp Road, Cowansville, was sentenced to 72 hours to six months and 90 days to be served consecutively on two counts of driving under the influence. He was ordered to pay $2,660 in fines and costs; to complete a highway safety course, a drug and alcohol evaluation and a victim impact program; to be monitored by an alcohol-detecting anklet for 90 days after incarceration; and to perform 30 hours of community service.
• Jeffrey Albert Everetts, 47, of 5706 Glades Pike, SCI Laurel Highlands, Somerset, was sentenced to 16 to 60 months on a charge of criminal trespass. He was ordered to pay $1,549.40 in fines and costs and to perform 30 hours of community service.
• Stephen Mark Stedrak, 27, of 111 Beverly Court, Apollo, was sentenced to nine to 24 months on two counts of possession of a controlled substance. He was ordered to pay $1,550 in fines and costs, to complete a drug and alcohol evaluation and to perform 60 hours of community service.
• Luke Ray Jones, 31, of 1802 Shamrock Drive, Sligo, was sentenced to one year of probation on a charge of possession of a controlled substance. He was ordered to pay $200 in fines and costs, to complete a drug and alcohol evaluation and to perform 30 hours of community service. He was credited with 12 days served.
• James Michael Cornman III, 21, of 209 Second St., Freeport, was sentenced to 24 to 60 months on a charge of statutory sexual assault. He was ordered to pay $500 in fines and costs, to perform 30 hours of community service and to abide by standard special conditions for sex offenders-minor victims.
• Stephen Waratuke, 65, of 1073 Glade Run Road, Kittanning, was sentenced to 30 days to six months with 30 days within the premises of his home on a charge of driving under the influence. He was ordered to pay $952 in fines and costs, to complete a highway safety course and a drug and alcohol evaluation, to be monitored by an alcohol-detecting anklet for 60 days after release from house arrest and to perform 30 hours of community service.
• Chad Andrew Swartz, 38, of 428 Union Ave., Kittanning, was sentenced to five days to six months on a charge of driving under the influence. He was ordered to pay $400 in fines and costs, and to complete a highway safety course and a victim impact program.
• David William Strohm, 42, housed in the Armstrong County Jail, was sentenced to 30 days to two years less one day on charges of forgery and theft of property lost, mislaid or delivered by mistake. He was ordered to pay $3,747.74 in fines and costs and to perform 60 hours of community service. He was credited with 171 days served.
• Amy Lynn Shick, 35, of 707 W. Main St., Rural Valley, was sentenced to one year less a day to two years less a day on charges of delivery of controlled substances. She was ordered to pay $1,800 in fines and costs, to complete a drug and alcohol evaluation and to perform 60 hours of community service.
• Howard Donald Erdley Jr., 47, of Ford City was sentenced to 90 days in the Armstrong County Jail on a charge of driving with a suspended license. He was ordered to pay $540 in fines and costs.
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