MOUNT CARMEL - The following hearings took place Jan. 16 before Magisterial District Judge Hugh A. Jones. Defendants ordered to appear for plea court on Monday, Feb. 25, in Northumberland County Court, Sunbury, can plead guilty or no contest, or seek a trial by pleading not guilty.

n Joshua A. Reichenbach, 20, of 558 N. Third St., Shamokin, waived charges of criminal conspiracy to possess a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and misbranding of a controlled substance.

The charges were filed following a traffic stop by Mount Carmel Township Police Patrolman Matthew Filarski on Route 54 June 25.

n Heather Ann Frank, 27, of 331 N. Vine St., Mount Carmel, waived three separate sets of charges.

She first waived charges of retail theft, charged by Mount Carmel Township Police Chief Brian Hollenbush related to a Dec. 5 incident at Boyer's Food Market, Locust Gap Highway. Police found a marijuana pipe Frank allegedly admitted was hers, police said.

Frank also waived charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, filed by Cpl, Chris Buhay, of the Mount Carmel Borough Police.

The third case Frank waived was a charge of false alarms to agencies of public safety, filed by Mount Carmel Township Police Patrolman Kelly Campbell following a Dec. 6 incident at an Atlas residence.

n Charges of possession of a controlled substance, misbranding of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a small amount of marijuana, driving under the influence of a drug or combination of drugs and various traffic violations were waived to court by David M. Lamb, 40, of 32 N. Vine St., Mount Carmel.

The charges stem from a Oct. 4 traffic stop on Park Avenue, Mount Carmel Township, and were filed by Patrolman David Stamets Jr. of the Mount Carmel Township Police.

n April L. Hollenbach, 26, of 146 W. Second St., Mount Carmel, waived charges of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, criminal use of a communication facility, endangering the welfare of a child, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

She was charged by Mount Carmel Township Police Patrolman David Stamets Jr. following a Sept. 12 traffic stop near Kulpmont.

n Charges of driving under the influence of drugs or a combination of drugs, possession of a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia against Donald J. Ponatoski, 27, of 1128 W. Gowen St., Coal Township, were ordered bound to court by Jones after the defendant failed to appear for his hearing.

The charges were filed by Mount Carmel Township Police Patrolman Kelly Campbell following a Sept. 28 traffic stop on Route 901 in Mount Carmel Township.

n Daniel J. Grohowski, 21, with a last known address of 614 E. Fourth St., Mount Carmel, waived two cases.

The first case involved charges of delivery of a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, criminal use of a communication facility, possession a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia filed by Mount Carmel Borough Police Patrolmen Matthew Dillman and Justin Stelma in relation to an incident at Third and Locust streets on March 15.

Grohowski also waived delivery of a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, criminal use of a communication facility, possession a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia filed by Dillman and Mount Carmel Borough Police officer Cade Holden following a Nov. 10 incident at Fourth and Spruce streets.

n Driving with counterfeit document and plates and two traffic violations were waived to court by Terry A. Walter, 49, of 118 E. Fourth St., Mount Carmel.

Mount Carmel Township Police Patrolman David Stamets Jr. filed the charges following an Aug. 23 traffic stop on Route 54 in Mount Carmel Township.

n Shannon L. Fisher, 34, of 135 W. North St., Marion Heights, waived charges of access device fraud, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property.

The charges were filed by Mount Carmel Borough Police Patrolman Jason Drumheller following an investigation of theft of money between March 1 and Nov. 8.

n Charges of delivery of a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver, criminal use of a communication facility and possession of a controlled substance were waived to court by Mary S. McGinley, 24, of 113 N. Locust St., Mount Carmel.

Filed by Patrolman Matthew Dillman and Chief Todd Owens of the Mount Carmel Borough Police and Northumberland-Montour Drug Task Force, the charges stem from an investigation of a drug buy in the area of Second and Vine streets Jan. 31, 2012.

n Nicole A. Seidel, 23, of 109 S. Market St., Apt. 2N, Shamokin, waived charges of delivery of a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, criminal use of a communication facility, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and five counts of criminal conspiracy.

Patrolman Matthew Dillman and Chief Todd Owens of the Mount Carmel Borough Police and Northumberland-Montour Drug Task Force filed the charges following a June 7 drug buy at Fifth and Market streets, Mount Carmel.