District Court: Thursday, December 6, 2012
SHAMOKIN - The following hearings took place Tuesday before Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III. Defendants ordered to appear for plea court Monday, Jan. 14, at the Northumberland County Courthouse, Sunbury, can plead guilty or no contest, or seek a trial by pleading not guilty.
n Peter Perira, 19, of 212 S. Franklin St., Shamokin, was sentenced to six months probation and ordered to pay a $150 fine plus court costs after pleading guilty to a charge of disorderly conduct.
He was charged by Shamokin City Police Cpl. Bryan Primerano following a Aug. 8 incident at Pine and Franklin Streets.
A charge of simple assault was withdrawn in the case.
n Charges of harassment, simple assault, and disorderly conduct were waived to court by Joseph P. Miscavage, 40, of 1223 W. Mulberry St., Coal Township.
The charges were filed by Shamokin City Police Patrolman Scott Weaver following an Aug. 31 altercation at a Church Street residence.
n James Madison, 40, of 409 Oak St., Trevorton, waived charges of driving under the influence with a BAC of .16 percent or higher, careless driving, and driving with a suspended license during his hearing.
He was charged by Shamokin City Police Patrolman Jarrod Scandle following a Sept. 22 traffic stop in the area of Market and Independence streets, Shamokin,
n Charges of driving under the influence, driving with a blood alcohol level of .16 percent or higher, driving with a combination of drugs and alcohol in the system, driving with a suspended license, driving without registration, driving without financial responsibility and careless driving were waived to court by Kenneth C. Kline, 45, of 1750 W. Gowen St., Shamokin.
The charges were filed by Shamokin City Police Patrolman Jarrod Scandle in connection with an Oct. 5 traffic stop at Sixth and Spruce streets.
n A disorderly conduct charge against Joel A. Silbermann, 27, of 1328 W. Montgomery St., Coal Township, was ordered bound to court by Gembic following his preliminary hearing.
Silbermann was charged by Coal Township Police Patrolman Terry Ketchem following a May 23 incident at his residence.
n Devyn Goodwin, 33, of 145 S. Pearl St., Shamokin, pleaded guilty to a citation of disorderly conduct and was ordered to pay a $100 fine and court costs by Gembic.
She was charged by Shamokin City Police Patrolman Scott Weaver following incidents at Mulberry and Pearl streets on Sept. 13 and 17.
The original criminal complaint, which charged Goodwin with misdemeanor counts of unauthorized school bus entry, disorderly conduct and defiant criminal trespass, was withdrawn in the case.
n Matthew Chiu, 24, of 224 E. Dewart St., Apt. 5, Shamokin, waived charges of criminal attempt to deliver a controlled substance, and two counts of criminal use of a communication facility.
Shamokin City Police Cpl. Bryan Primerano filed the charges following the attempt of an undercover drug buy on Sept. 18 in Shamokin.
n Charges of simple assault, loitering and prowling at night, disorderly conduct, harassment and public drunkenness were waived to court by Kevin E. Eltringham, 29, of 32 N. Anthracite St., Shamokin.
Shamokin City Police Patrolman Jarrod Scandle filed the charges following an incident on Nov. 22 at his residence.