District Court: Wednesday, April 9, 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 Stan E. Campbell, 59, of 173 Snowdale Road, Herndon, was held for court on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and careless driving involving an Oct. 11 crash at the intersection of Route 225 and 10th Street in Trevorton.
The charges were filed by Trooper Nicholas Berger of state police at Stonington.
n Daniel Carl, 23, of 131 Iron St., Coal Township, pleaded guilty to a charge of theft and was ordered to pay a $300 fine plus costs and placed on supervised probation for one year.
An additional charge of receiving stolen property was withdrawn.
Carl was charged by Coal Township Patrolman Chris Lapotsky with stealing approximately $1,250 in car parts from a neighbor's property between July 6 and July 14 and having them scrapped.
n Brandon M. Garancheski, 20, of 310 N. Shamokin St., Shamokin, pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia and was ordered to pay a $300 fine plus costs and placed on supervised probation for one year.
An additional charge of underage drinking was withdrawn.
Garancheski was charged by Shamokin Cpl. Bryan Primerano in connection with a Feb. 25 incident at his residence.
n Eric Weikel, 28, of 828 N. Sixth St., Shamokin, waived to court two counts each of delivery of marijuana and possession with intent to deliver marijuana involving incidents on Jan. 25 and Jan. 27 at his home.
The charges were filed by Shamokin Cpl. Bryan Primerano.
Weikel also waived to court one count each of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia filed by Shamokin Patrolman Raymond Siko II in connection with a Jan. 27 incident at his residence.
n Michael Wayne Hummel, 42, of Sunbury, waived to court charges of theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and misapplication of entrusted property relating to an incident June 6, 2011.
Hummel was charged by Sunbury Patrolman Steve Bennick.
The case was heard by Gembic after Magisterial District Judge Benjamin Apfelbaum of Sunbury recused himself due to a conflict of interest.