District Court, Jones: Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014
MOUNT CARMEL - The following hearings took place Wednesday before Magisterial District Judge Hugh Jones. Defendants ordered to appear for plea court April 28 in Northumberland County Court, Sunbury, can plead guilty or no contest, or seek a trial by pleading not guilty.
n Brandon R. Reed, 20, of Shenandoah, and Dana M. Rupinski, 19, of 534 Columbia Ave., Aristes, waived to court charges of possession with intent to deliver heroin, criminal conspiracy, criminal use of a communication facility, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of heroin. Reed, who refused to submit to chemical testing, also waived to court charges of driving under the influence of a controlled substance or combination of drugs and driving under suspension.
The charges were filed by Mount Carmel Township Officer David Stamets Jr. in connection with a Feb. 12 incident on Willow and Wood streets.
n Susan R. Boylan, 53, of 750 Chestnut St., Kulpmont, pleaded guilty to harassment and was ordered to pay a fine and costs totaling $456. Two counts of disorderly conduct and a charge of scattering rubbish were withdrawn.
The charges were filed by Kulpmont Police Chief Michael Pitcavage in connection with a Jan. 20 disturbance at Boylan's residence.
n Asa Daniel Brewer, 37, of Winchester, Va., pleaded guilty to criminal trespass and disorderly conduct and was ordered to pay fines totaling $1,000 plus costs and placed on supervised probation for 12 months.
Two counts of criminal conspiracy and one count of recklessly endangering another person were withdrawn.
The charges filed by Mount Carmel Township Patrolman Keith Tamborelli relate to July 1, 2012, incidents on property owned by Susquehanna Coal Company near Arcos Road off Route 54.