District Court: Saturday, February 2, 2013
MOUNT CARMEL - The following hearings took place Wednesday before Magisterial District Judge Hugh Jones. Defendants ordered to appear for plea court March 25 in Northumberland County Courthouse, Sunbury, can plead guilty or no contest, or seek a trial by pleading not guilty.
n Eric John Janoka, 32, of 1328 Scott St., Kulpmont, waived to court charges of resisting arrest, open lewdness, harassment, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness and similar conduct relating to an Oct. 11 incident on Gap Road in East Cameron Township.
Janoka, who was charged by Trooper Samuel Edwards of state police at Stonington, is accused of sitting on a guard rail naked and pouncing on Butler Township Patrolman Shawn Butler when Butler attempted to arrest Janoka. Police said Janoka reportedly was under the influence of bath salts and a methamphetamine mixture when the incident occurred.
n Barry Anoia, 27, of 1118 W. Walnut St., Coal Township, waived to court charges of driving under the influence of a controlled substance or combination of drugs, adulterating or misbranding a controlled substance, failure to drive in a single lane, driving under suspension and driving an uninspected vehicle.
The charges filed by Mount Carmel Township Patrolman David Stamets relate to a July 20 incident on Route 61 at Atlas.
n Jodi-Lyn Lowry, 22, of Mullica Hill, N.J., waived to court charges of criminal trespass, two counts of disorderly conduct, harassment and public drunkenness in connection with a Dec. 22 disturbance at 343 W. Fig St., Mount Carmel.
The charges were filed by Mount Carmel Patrolman Justin Stelma.