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Decisions of Westmoreland County judges

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Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007
 

The following is a list of defendants charged with a first offense of driving under the influence in Westmoreland County criminal court. These defendants receive a standard sentence that includes enrollment in the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition program for one year, attendance at an alcohol highway safety school and a one-month driver's license suspension. The ARD program does not require defendants to admit guilt, but does require that they be placed on probation. If they satisfactorily complete the probation, they may then file a petition to have the case expunged. Unless otherwise noted, court costs are placed on the defendant.

The defendants are:

• Jason Karl Flocker, 35, of 279 Industry Road, Buena Vista in Allegheny County.

• William Charles Pershing, 19, of 5015 Old Forbes Trail, Hempfield.

• Timothy L. Quinn, 49, of 417 Chestnut St., Southwest Greensburg.

• Michael K. Pastone, 28, of 2911 Myer Park Blvd., McKeesport.

• Robin Lee Gergely, 23, of 100 Good St., Jeannette.

• Fred Lewis Allen, 22, of 643 James Drive, Rostraver.

• Justin Dennis Koget, 23, of 1012 Mt. Pleasant Road, South Huntingdon.

• Earl Norman Dunkerly, 33, of 127 Post Office Road, Jacobs Creek.

• Daniel Derek Wellhausen, 19, of 2818 Capitol St., White Oak.

• Joshua D. Prittie, 22, of 4690 Christy Road, Murrysville.

• Jamie Lynn Choban, 32, of 732 Fayette City Road, Fayette City.

• Jerry Joseph Uranker, 35, of 158 Altman Road, Jeannette.

• Kimberly Ann Claus, 42, of 5658 Lincoln Ave., Export.

• George Miller Markland IV, 23, of 5764 Lincoln Ave., Export.

• Frank J. Rysz, 41, of 319 College Ave., Mt. Pleasant.

• Kevin Ray Schrecengost, 44, of 7 W. Pine St., Delmont.

• Carl D. Miller, 50, of 401 S. Railroad St., Penn.

• Dale R. Altman, 27, of 2244 Lancelot Drive, North Huntingdon.

• Dean Joseph Ference, 19, of 128 Longview Drive, Manor.


The following is a partial list of criminal cases handled by judges in the most recent term of Westmoreland County criminal court. Some of the cases involve first-time offenders being enrolled in the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition program. The ARD program does not require defendants to make an admission of guilt, but does require that they be placed on probation for up to two years. If they satisfactorily complete the probation, they may then file a petition to have the case expunged. Unless otherwise noted, court costs are placed on the defendant.

Judge John E. Blahovec

• Krystal Waugh, 36, of New Kensington, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to manufacture or deliver. She was sentenced to intermediate punishment for one year with 45 days of electronic monitoring.

• Andrea Beth Putz, 40, of 435 Hallett Ave., Pittsburgh, pleaded guilty to theft by unlawful taking. She was sentenced to probation for one year.

• Sarah Jo Webb, 25, of 420 Green St., Brownsville, was sentenced to 11 to 23 months in jail for the charge of possession with intent to manufacture or deliver. At a separate charge of recklessly endangering another person, she also pleaded guilty and was sentenced to probation for two years. Sentences are to run consecutively.

• Diane Bundy, 33, of 208 Westminster Ave., Greensburg, was sentenced to probation for two years for the charges of unauthorized use of motor vehicles, unsworn false authorized written statement and false reports. At separate charges of access device issued to another who did not authorize use, forgery, identity theft and theft by unlawful taking, she was sentenced to probation for two years. Sentences are to run concurrently.

• Pamela J. Shirey, 48, of 2107 Ceol Court, Claridge, was sentenced to intermediate punishment for five years with six months of electronic monitoring for the charge of driving under the influence. She was ordered to attend an alcohol highway safety school and her license was suspended for 18 months.

• Tabitha Sloskey, 23, of 225 Sly Town Road, New Alexandria, was sentenced to probation for six months for the charge of theft of leased property.

• Kenneth M. Aronckes, 24, of 37 Lincoln Ave., North Irwin, was sentenced to probation for one year for the charges of use/possession of drug paraphernalia and sell/furnish liquor etc. minor.

• Vicki L. Gurki, 47, of 530 E. Crawford Ave., Connellsville, was sentenced to probation for one year for the charge of theft by unlawful taking.

• Nathan J. Johnson, 25, of 523 Hawkeye Road, Scottdale, was sentenced to probation for one year for the charge of sell/furnish liquor etc. minor.

• Noreen A. Tartt, 49, of 564 Thompson Ave., Donora, pleaded guilty to use/possession of drug paraphernalia. She was sentenced to two to 12 months in jail.

• Gwendolyn Layhue, 31, of 611 Tenth St., Donora, charged with retail theft, was accepted into the ARD program for six months.

• Lisa Ann Malandro, 40, of 315 Graham St., North Belle Vernon, charged with hindering apprehension/prosecution, was accepted into the ARD program for one year.

• William Smith, 27, of 2340 Oneida Valley, Petrolia in Butler County, pleaded guilty to use/possession of drug paraphernalia. He was sentenced to probation for six months.

• Teresa Ann Smith (Michaels), 28, of 118 Rear S. 5th St., Youngwood, pleaded guilty to theft by unlawful taking and theft by deception. She was sentenced to probation for one year and was ordered to undergo a drug and alcohol evaluation and follow all recommended treatment.

• Christopher David Troutman, 23, of 527 Herminie Road, Herminie, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. He was sentenced to intermediate punishment for six months with 60 days of electronic monitoring. He was ordered to attend an alcohol highway safety school and his license was suspended for 12 months.

• Helene Ann Wilson, 45, of 12630 Lincoln Way, North Huntingdon, pleaded guilty to bad checks. She was sentenced to probation for two years.

• Lesa Lee Major, 40, of 211 Market St., Fayette City, charged with false reports, was accepted into the ARD program for six months.

• Arthur Roy Cochenour, 37, of 120 Cochenour Lane, West Newton, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. He was sentenced to intermediate punishment for five years with 180 days of electronic monitoring. He was ordered to attend an alcohol highway safety school and his license was suspended for 18 months. He was also granted work release.

• Cory Scott Clelland, 25, of 152 Kelly St., Scottdale, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. He was sentenced to intermediate punishment for five years with six months of electronic monitoring. He was ordered to attend an alcohol highway safety school and his license was suspended for 18 months. He was also granted work release.

• Larry Duane Haught, 60, of 131 E. Pennsylvania Ave., New Stanton, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. He was sentenced to intermediate punishment for five years with six months of electronic monitoring. He was ordered to attend an alcohol highway safety school and his license was suspended for 18 months. He was also granted work release.

• John Michael Vanorsdale, 37, of 133 Green St., Dunbar, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. He was sentenced 30 days to 23 months in jail. He was ordered to attend an alcohol highway safety school and his license was suspended for 12 months.

Judge Debra A. Pezze

• John Nelson Hardesty, 21, of 612 St. Nicholas Drive, Donora, charged with simple assault, was accepted into the ARD program for one year. He was ordered to complete anger management classes.

• Milton Ray Roberts, 48, of 1030 Roosevelt Way, New Alexandria, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. He was sentenced 48 hours to six months in jail. He was ordered to attend an alcohol highway safety school and his license was suspended for 12 months.

• Lawrence Ray McClung, 43, of 803 Everson St., Scottdale, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. He was sentenced to intermediate punishment for five years with six months of electronic monitoring. He was ordered to attend an alcohol highway safety school he was also granted work release.

• Edward Allen Eutsey, 23, of Ankney Hill Road, Acme, pleaded guilty to two counts of theft from a motor vehicle. He was sentenced to probation for 18 months.

• David E. Waller, 38, of 75 N. Thompson Lane, North Huntingdon, charged with retail theft, was accepted into the ARD program for one year.

• Victor Florino Mariani, 50, of 2404 Saunders Station Road, Monroeville, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. He was sentenced to probation for six months. He was also ordered to attend an alcohol highway safety school.

• Eric Adonis Hill, 29, of 910 Knox Ave., Monessen, pleaded guilty to criminal trespass, accident involving death/injury-not properly licensed and terroristic threats with intent to terrorize another. He was sentenced to 15 to 31 months in jail, to be followed by probation for two years.

• Vincent Dilorenzo, 26, of 3000 S. Grande Blvd., Hempfield, pleaded guilty to escape. He was sentenced to 11 to 23 months in jail.

• Dejeva R. Adams, 19, of 603 Cribbs St., Southwest Greensburg, charged with criminal trespass and defiant trespass actual communication, was accepted into the ARD program for one year.

• Lisa L. Sinnamond, 41, of 1111 Broad Ave., North Belle Vernon, pleaded guilty to three counts of driving under the influence. She was sentenced to 100 days to five years in jail. She was ordered to attend an alcohol highway safety school and her license was suspended for 18 months.

• Traymar Durant, 17, of 71 Duff Road, Penn Hills, pleaded guilty to robbery, theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property, criminal conspiracy, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person and possession of a weapon. He was sentenced to five to 10 years in jail.

• Gray Grec, 42, of 847 RR2, Greensburg, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. He was sentenced six months to five years in jail. He was ordered to undergo a drug and alcohol evaluation and his license was suspended for 18 months.

• Matthew J. Hernandez, 19, of 4208 Royal Court, Murrysville, charged with simple assault and disorderly conduct, was accepted into the ARD program for six months.

• Brian Keith Grosser, 37, of 539 Washington St., Mt. Pleasant, pleaded guilty to burglary, criminal conspiracy and criminal attempt. He was sentenced to two to 23 months in jail to be followed by probation for four years.

• Hazel F. Jacobs, 31, of 111 Pine Drive, New Stanton, pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana, use/possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance. She was sentenced to probation for two years. She was also ordered to undergo a drug and alcohol evaluation and follow all recommended treatment.

• Robert Francis Able, 30, of 219 N. Second St., Jeannette, pleaded guilty to theft by unlawful taking and forgery. He was sentenced to four to 23 months in jail. He was also ordered to undergo a drug and alcohol evaluation and follow all recommended treatment.

• Armel Laval Long, 30, of 171 Sherman Ave., Vandergrift, was sentenced to time served to 23 months in jail for the charges of receiving stolen property and driving under the influence. He was also ordered to attend an alcohol highway safety school.

• Christopher Detman, 32, of 598 E. Seventh Ave., Tarentum, was sentenced to probation for one year for the charge of simple assault. He was ordered to complete domestic abuse counseling classes or anger management.

• Anthony J. Garofola Jr., 45, of 1109 Mt. Pleasant St., Hempfield, was sentenced to 48 hours to six months in jail for the charge of driving under the influence. He was ordered to attend an alcohol highway safety school and his license was suspended for 12 months.

• David Seibert, 59, of 529 Linden Ave., New Kensington, was sentenced to state intermediate punishment for two years for the charges of possession with intent to manufacture or deliver.

• Frank Kozinko, 23, of 17 Magee Ave., Jeannette, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. He was sentenced to intermediate punishment for six months with 60 days of electronic monitoring. He was ordered to attend an alcohol highway safety school and his license was suspended for 12 months. He was also granted work release.

 

 
 


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