District Court: Friday, April 5, 2013
MOUNT CARMEL - The following hearings took place Wednesday before Magisterial District Judge Hugh Jones. Defendants ordered to appear for plea court May 13 in Northumberland County Court, Sunbury, can plead guilty or no contest, or seek a trial by pleading not guilty.
n Richard W. Kramer, 35, of 231 S. Walnut St., Mount Carmel, waived to court charges of theft and receiving stolen property.
Kramer was charged by Mount Carmel Patrolman William Adamski with stealing copper tubing, oil and wire valued at $297.82 from Visintainer's Motel at 50 W. Fourth St. between July 1 and Feb. 8.
n Peter A. Plum III, 44, of 143 E. Avenue, Mount Carmel, waived to court charges of recklessly endangering another person and corruption of minors relating to a March 7 incident in the 100 block of West Fourth Street.
Mount Carmel Patrolman Justin Stelma, who filed the charges, reported Plum provided marijuana to a 14-year-old female who became sick and confused and experienced extreme headaches. The teen underwent emergency room treatment at Geisinger-Shamokin Area Community Hospital.
n Justin W. Cressinger, 25, of Berwick, waived to court charges of burglary, criminal trespass, theft and receiving stolen property.
According to a criminal complaint filed by Ralpho Township Patrolman Christopher Grow, Cressinger allegedly entered the residence of Art Hower, of 66 Circle View Drive, Elysburg, and stole a sweatshirt, a pair of Wolverine boots, a flashlight and a pair of camouflage pants. Police said the burglary occurred between Nov. 1 and 3.
n Cassie N. Beers, 19, of New Columbia, waived to court charges of theft, receiving stolen property and possession of Oxycontin.
The charges were filed by Mount Carmel Township Patrolman Matthew Filarski.
Police reported Beers stole approximately 20 Oxycontin pills belonging to Randy Swavely from his residence at 819 W. Sixth St. on March 26.