MOUNT CARMEL - The following hearings took place Wednesday before Magisterial District Judge Hugh Jones. Defendants ordered to appear for plea court Feb. 25 at Northumberland County Court, Sunbury, can plead guilty or no contest, or seek a trial by pleading not guilty.

n George F. Weaver, 20, of 410 N. Shamokin St., Apt. A, Shamokin, pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia and was ordered to pay a $500 fine plus costs and placed on probation for 12 months. Additional charges of criminal conspiracy and possession of a controlled substance were withdrawn.

The charges were filed by Mount Carmel Township Patrolman Matthew Filarski in connection with a June 25 incident on Route 54 between Locust Gap and Locust Summit.

n Theodore F. Wray, 55, of 43 E. Sunbury St., Apt. 7, Shamokin, pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia and was ordered to pay a $500 fine plus costs and placed on probation for 12 months. An additional charge of possession of a controlled substance was withdrawn.

The charges filed by Mount Carmel Township Patrolman David Stamets relate to a March 12 vehicle stop at the intersection of Route 901 and Marshall Street in Locust Gap.

n Dallas D. Rhodes, 40, of 897 Bear Gap Road, Elysburg, was held for court on charges of driving under the influence of a drug or combination of drugs, recklessly endangering another person, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, adulterating or misbranding a controlled substance and driving under suspension when he failed to appear for his preliminary hearing.

Rhodes was charged by Mount Carmel Township Patrolman David Stamets in connection with a June 5 incident on Route 54 near the entrance to the former Mount Carmel Township landfill.

n Jeremy M. Dormer, 29, of 301 W. Second St., Mount Carmel, waived to court charges of delivery of Oxycodone tablets, possession with intent to deliver Oxycodone tablets, possession of Oxycodone tablets and criminal use of a communication facility involving a June 29 incident at his residence.

The charges were filed by Mount Carmel Patrolmen Matthew Dillman and Justin Stelma, both members of the Northumberland-Montour Drug Task Force.

n James E. Mowery, 22, of 251 S. Vine St., Shamokin, waived to court charges of criminal conspiracy, possession of a controlled substance and adulterating or misbranding a controlled substance involving a June 25 incident on Route 54 between Locust Gap and Locust Summit.

The charges were filed by Mount Carmel Township Patrolman Matthew Filarski.

n Michael F. Dallazia, 58, of 560 E. Melrose St., Marion Heights, waived to court charges of driving under suspension while being a habitual offender, driving under suspension, driving an unregistered vehicle, unauthorized use or transfer of registration, driving without insurance, operating a vehicle without proper inspection, violations concerning licenses exhibit suspended, a seat belt violation and driving without a license.

The charges were filed by Kulpmont Police Chief Richard Wilson III in connection with a Nov. 17 incident in the 700 block of Ash Street.

Dallazia also waived to court two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol, driving under suspension while being a habitual offender, driving under suspension, driving without a license, failure to yield the right of way for an emergency vehicle, driving without proper inspection, driving without insurance, driving an unregistered vehicle, unauthorized transfer or use of registration, failure to wear a seat belt and reckless driving.

The charges were filed by Kulpmont Police Chief Richard Wilson III relating to a Nov. 17 incident on the Marion Heights hill.