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 Kenneth Shustack, 42, of 227 W. Saylor St., Atlas, waived to court charges of driving under the influence of alcohol, two red light violations, driving on the wrong side of the road and careless driving relating to a Feb. 5 vehicle stop in the area of the Strong Connector.

Mount Carmel Township Patrolman Daniel Politza filed the charges.

n Stephen P. Miller, 27, of 243 W. Fifth St., Mount Carmel, waived to court charges of delivery of heroin, possession with intent to deliver heroin, possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal use of a communication facility.

The charges filed by Mount Carmel Police Chief Todd Owens and Patrolman Matt Dillman relate to a June 27 incident at Seventh and Market streets.