SHAMOKIN - A Shamokin man charged with delivering cocaine and heroin in 10 criminal complaints filed by various police departments waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday before Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III.

Darryl Kashner Jr., 27, of 615 N. Shamokin St., Room 4, was ordered to appear for plea court Nov. 26 at Northumberland County Courthouse in Sunbury, where he can plead guilty or no contest, or seek a trial by pleading not guilty.

The total of 10 criminal complaints filed against Kashner represent the most issued against one defendant at Gembic's office during his 12-plus years on the bench.

He is charged with felonies of delivering cocaine, possession with intent to deliver cocaine and criminal use of a communication facility relating to a May 6 incident in which he allegedly delivered one gram of cocaine to a confidential informant.

He is charged with possession with intent to deliver cocaine and possession with intent to deliver heroin in connection with an Aug. 28 incident in which he allegedly delivered 50 grams of cocaine and 450 packets of heroin to an informant during the morning hours.

Kashner is charged with possession with intent to deliver cocaine and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia involving an Aug. 28 incident at his residence in which he allegedly possessed 17 grams of cocaine and drug paraphernalia during the evening hours.

He is charged with delivering cocaine, possession with intent to deliver cocaine and criminal use of a communication facility in connection an Aug. 6 incident at Sunbury and Franklin streets in which he allegedly sold one-eighth ounce of cocaine to an informant for $200.

All those charges were filed by Shamokin Cpl. Bryan Primerano.

Kashner is charged by Coal Township Detective Jeff Brennan and Ralpho Township Officer Christopher Grow with possessing and delivering 10 grams of cocaine and criminal use of a communication facility relating to an Aug. 14 incident at the intersection of Bear Valley Road and Route 125 in Coal Township.

Kashner is charged by Brennan with possessing and delivering cocaine and criminal use of a communication facility involving a May 4 incident in the west end of Coal Township.

The defendant is charged by Brennan and Primerano with possessing and delivering crack cocaine and criminal use of a communication facility in connection with a May 16 incident in Coal Township and Shamokin.

He is charged by Brennan with possessing and delivering cocaine and criminal use of a communication facility involving a June 6 incident in the west end of Coal Township.

The defendant is charged by Coal Township Patrolman Joshua Wynn with possession of crack cocaine, possession with intent to deliver crack cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia relating to a May 26 incident in a wooded area southeast of Burnside.

Kashner also is charged by Coal Township police with delivering 70 packets of heroin to a confidential informant Aug. 28 near Ranshaw.

Back to prison

Kashner, who was represented at his preliminary hearing by Attorney Michael Morrone of Williamsport, was recommitted to the county prison in Sunbury in lieu of $50,000 cash bail.

Northumberland County Assistant District Attorney Michael Toomey prosecuted the cases.