MOUNT CARMEL - The following hearings took place Wednesday before Magisterial District Judge Hugh A. Jones. Defendants ordered to appear for plea court on Monday, July 29, in Northumberland County Court, Sunbury, can plead guilty or no contest, or seek a trial by pleading not guilty.

n Julian M. Childs, 30, with a last known address of 1422 Bradley Drive, Apt. C113, Carlisle, waived charges of simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, driving under the influence, reckless driving and duty to give information and render aid.

Childs was charged by Mount Carmel Borough Police Patrolman Matthew Dillman following a traffic accident at the intersection of Chestnut and Water streets at 5:17 p.m. June 7.

n Charges of theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and criminal trespass were waived to court by Stephanie Ditzler, 28, of 303 N. Locust St., Mount Carmel.

She was charged by Mount Carmel Township Police Patrolman Matthew Filarski following the investigation of a scrap metal theft from PACTIV, Mount Carmel Township, on May 6.

n Charges of simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct against Michael J. McGinley, 26, of 554 Chestnut St., Kulpmont, were dismissed when the victim failed to appear for the preliminary hearing.

The charges were filed by Kulpmont Police Patrolman Michael Pitcavage following an incident at McGinley's residence on April 26.

n Joseph Phillipine, 29, of 831 Chestnut St., Kulpmont, waived charges of theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property.

He was charged by Kulpmont Police Patrolman Joshua Pastucka following the investigation of a dirt bike that was stolen from a home on Scott Street in Kulpmont July 27, 2012.