District Court: Friday, March 29, 2013
MOUNT CARMEL - The following hearings took place Wednesday before Magisterial District Judge Hugh Jones. Defendants ordered to appear for plea court April 29 in Northumberland County Court, Sunbury, can plead guilty or no contest, or seek a trial by pleading not guilty.
n Kathrina P. Hutchinson, 28, of Harrisburg, was held for court on all charges after she failed to appear for her hearing.
Hutchinson was charged by Mount Carmel Township Patrolman David Stamets with two counts of driving under the influence of a controlled substance or combination of drugs, possession of a controlled substance and failure to drive in a single lane relating to a Nov. 24 incident on the Merriam Highway.
n Dennis J. Cousentino Jr., 44, of 1435 Chestnut St., Kulpmont, waived to court two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol, driving an unregistered vehicle and failure to exhibit a registration card.
The charges filed by Kulpmont Patrolman Joshua Pastucka relate to a Feb. 4 incident in the 1400 block of Chestnut Street.
n James Dougherty, 40, of 335 W. Sixth St., Mount Carmel, waived to court two counts of driving under the influence of a controlled substance or combination of drugs and driving under suspension involving a Jan. 23 accident in the 400 block of West Sixth Street.
The charges were filed by Mount Carmel Patrolman Jason Drumheller.
n Nicholas J. Dusendschine, 19, of 716 Spruce St., Kulpmont, waived to court two counts of driving under the influence of a controlled substance or combination of drugs, accidents involving damage to attended property, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to give information and render aid and restrictions on a driver's license.
The charges filed by Kulpmont Police Chief Richard Wilson III relate to a Jan. 31 hit-and-run accident at Eighth and Chestnut streets.
n Cindy Ann Santore, 45, of 217 Third St., Ranshaw, waived to court two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol, failure to drive in a single lane and careless driving.
The charges filed by Kulpmont Patrolman Shane Reamer involve a Jan. 27 vehicle stop in the 1400 block of Chestnut Street.
n Jill M. Donkochik, 33, of 1411 Chestnut St., Kulpmont, waived to court two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol and careless driving relating to a Jan. 24 accident at 15th Street and Route 61.
Kulpmont Patrolman Shane Reamer filed the charges.
n Justin C. Hendricks, 26, of 1018 W. Walnut St., Coal Township; Gerald Lee Bojanac, 25, of Edinburg, and David J. Kondisko, 25, of 341 W. Avenue, Mount Carmel, waived charges to court in connection with a Nov. 26 incident at the intersection of Hickory Street and Route 487 in Elysburg.
Hendrick and Kondisko were charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Bojanac was charged with two counts of possession of Vicodin and possession of drug paraphernalia.
All the charges were filed by Ralpho Township Patrolman Chris Grow.
n Barry Thomas Adams, 30, of 111 N. Market St., Mount Carmel, waived to court charges of access device fraud, identity theft, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property.
Adams was charged by Mount Carmel Patrolman Matt Dillman with stealing a credit card owned by David Urbanowicz and using it to make various purchases and cash withdrawals between Jan. 1 and March 2.
n Edward Miller III, 28, of 863 W. Spruce St., Apt. 2, Coal Township, waived to court charges of delivery of Ecstasy, possession with intent to deliver Ecstasy, delivery of Suboxone, possession with intent to deliver Suboxone and criminal use of a communication facility.
The charges filed by Shamokin Cpl. Bryan Primerano relate to a May 13, 2011, incident in Kulpmont. Primerano is a member of the Northumberland-Montour Drug Task Force.
n Kelsey Ann Janolek, 18, of 140 N. Walnut St., Mount Carmel, waived to court driving under the influence of alcohol, driving with alcohol in her system while being a minor, a lighting violation and underage drinking involving a Dec. 30 vehicle stop on Beaverdale Highway.
The charges were filed by Mount Carmel Township Patrolman Daniel Politza.
n Anthony W. McGinley, 30, of Williamsport, waived to court charges of flight to avoid apprehension and loitering and prowling at night relating to incidents that occurred between Sept. 22 and Sept. 23 on Route 61.
Mount Carmel Township Patrolman Kelly Campbell filed the charges.