District Court: Thursday, April 3, 2014
SHAMOKIN - The following hearings took place Tuesday before Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III. Defendants ordered to appear for plea court May 19 in Northumberland County Courthouse, Sunbury, can plead guilty or no contest, or seek a trial by pleading not guilty.
n Jonathan T. Eisenhuth, 30, of Mifflinburg, waived to court charges of theft from a motor vehicle and receiving stolen property filed by Coal Township Detective Jeff Brennan.
Eisenhuth is accused of stealing a High Point 9mm handgun, magazine clip, a box of ammunition and holster from a vehicle owned by Brian Foulds. Police said the theft occurred Sept. 28 or Sept. 29 while the vehicle was parked in the 1100 block of West Walnut Street.
n David C. Weaver, 37, of 1798 Clinton Ave., Coal Township, waived to court charges of driving under the influence of alcohol, driving under suspension, driving on the wrong side of the road, restrictions on alcoholic beverages and failure to yield in connection with a Feb. 20 incident at Independence and Cleaver streets.
The charges were filed by Shamokin Patrolman Raymond Siko II.
n Charges of burglary and receiving stolen property filed by Shamokin Patrolman Raymond Siko III against Aaron Michael Bixler, 24, of 921 N. Washington St., Shamokin, were withdrawn when the alleged victim, Jenna Rodriguez, decided not to prosecute the case.
Bixler was charged in connection with a Feb. 28 burglary at Rodriguez's residence at 328 S. Pearl St.
According to a criminal complaint, Bixler is accused of stealing a flat screen television valued at approximately $500, a DVD player valued at $300 and approximately 50 DVDs valued at $250.
n Peter Pereira, 20, of 18 S. Market St., Apt. 4, Shamokin, and John W. Lee Jr., 37, of Philadelphia, pleaded guilty to a summary of harassment and were ordered to pay a $100 fine plus costs. A charge of disorderly conduct was withdrawn.
Pereira and Lee were among six men charged by Shamokin Cpl. Darwin Tobias III in connection with a March 1 fight on South Market Street.
n Daniel Stevens, 50, of 109 S. Market St., Shamokin, waived to court charges of failure to prevent a catastrophe, recklessly endangering another person and disorderly conduct relating to a Dec. 22 fire at his apartment.
Shamokin Cpl. Bryan Primerano filed the charges.
Police said firefighters and emergency personnel also responded to similar fires at Stevens' apartment on Nov. 23 and June 28.