District Court: Wednesday, October 23, 2013
SHAMOKIN - The following hearings took place Tuesday before Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III. Defendants ordered to appear for plea court Nov. 25 in Northumberland County Court, Sunbury, can plead guilty or no contest, or seek a trial by pleading not guilty.
n Anthony Lee Wetzel, 24, of 130 E. Dewart St., Shamokin, waived to court charges of driving under suspension, driving with a suspended registration, driving with an expired registration, driving without insurance, careless driving, two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol and driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol involving a May 25 incident at Ninth and Independence streets.
The charges were filed by Shamokin Cpl. Jarrod Scandle.
n Thomas Weigold, 49, of 110 N. Diamond 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 nine months.
Weigold was charged in connection with a July 12 incident at his home in which a hypodermic needle broke off inside his arm while allegedly shooting Suboxone.
n Courtney Pancher, 19, of 349 S. Seventh St., Shamokin, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct and was ordered to pay a $100 fine plus costs and placed on supervised probation for one year. A charge of hindering apprehension was withdrawn.
Pancher was charged by Coal Township Patrolman Joshua Wynn in connection with a July 6 incident on Big Mountain Road.
n Kasim A. Loatman, 25, of 50 E. Sunbury St., Shamokin, waived to court charges of delivery of cocaine, criminal use of a communication facility and criminal conspiracy relating to an April 19 incident in the east end of Coal Township.
The charges were filed by Coal Township Patrolman Joshua Wynn and Mount Carmel Patrolman Matthew Dillman.
n Zachary T. King, 22, of 245 S. Vine St., Shamokin, waived to court charges of conspiracy to commit burglary, burglary, criminal trespass, corruption of minors, selling or furnishing alcohol to minors, loitering and prowling at night and criminal mischief.
The charges filed by Shamokin Patrolman Raymond Siko II relate to a Sept. 22 burglary at Rob's Good Time Grill, 100 S. Market St.
n Kenneth Lebo, 65, of 44 S. Third St., Shamokin, pleaded guilty to three counts of disorderly conduct and one count of criminal mischief involving four criminal complaints filed against him by Shamokin police.
Lebo was ordered to pay a total of $200 plus costs, placed on supervised probation for four years and make restitution in the amount of $2,750.
Three counts of harassment and one count each of disorderly conduct, criminal mischief and stalking were withdrawn.
The charges were filed by Patrolmen Scott Weaver, Shane Mowery, Raymond Siko II and William Miner in connection with incidents on July 1, July 16, July 24 and July 31. Police said two of the incidents took place at 609 W. Spruce St. The other incidents occurred at Lebo's home and Weis Markets.