Monday
February 6, 2017

State prison sentence for theft of firearms

MILFORD – A New York State man was sentenced to 3 years to 6 years in a state correctional facility and fined $1,000 for two counts of Theft.    Austin Michael Patton, 24, of Port Jervis, NY, took several firearms from a residence in Dingman Township on August 22, 2016, without permission and with the intention of selling them.

 

Other criminal sentences issued by the Pike County Court of Common Pleas Judge Gregory Chelak:

Michael Allen Ray, 20, of Greentown, PA, was sentenced to 11 months to 23 ½ months in the Pike County Jail, fined $1,500 and had his driver’s license suspended for 12 months for Delivery of a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Controlled Substance.  On January 16, 2015, Ray sold ten bags of Heroin from his home in Greene Township to a confidential informant.  On September 20, 2015, after being arrested on a bench warrant and transported to the Pike County Jail, Ray was found in possession of Heroin.

Kathleen D. Molt, 55, of Greentown, PA, was sentenced to 6 months of the PCare Intermediate Punishment Program which will include 30 days of house arrest, a fine of $750 and her driver’s license suspended for 12 months for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol.  On December 7, 2015, the state police observed Molt’s vehicle running with the headlights on parked along SR 402 in Blooming Grove Township and saw Molt stagger towards the open driver’s door.  In speaking with Molt, the trooper observed Molt’s eyes to be red and glassy, her speech slurred and she was emitting an odor of alcohol from her mouth.  A Field Sobriety Test was conducted which showed impairment and a breath test confirmed a blood alcohol content of .157%.

Diane Calafiore, 70, of Bushkill, PA, was sentenced to 6 months of the Intermediate Punishment Program which will include 30 days of house arrest, a fine of $1,000 and her driver’s license suspended for 12 months for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or a Controlled Substance.  The state police responded to a two-vehicle accident on September 3, 2015, along Milford Road in Lehman Township.  When the trooper arrived at the scene, Calafiore was asleep in her vehicle with her head on the steering wheel.  Calafiore admitted to having consumed pain and anxiety medications prior to the crash.  A blood test confirmed the presence of Oxycodone, Hydrocodone and Alprazolam.

Lukas Julian Novak, 41, of Bushkill, PA, was sentenced to 4 months to 5 years in the Pike County Jail, fined $2,800 and had his driver’s license suspended for 18 months for Driving Under the Influence and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  The state police responded to Whipporwill Drive in Lehman Township on May 1, 2016 where Novak’s vehicle came to rest upon a shallow rise of terrain and was running, still in gear.  Novak was slumped across the seat with an alcoholic beverage in his hand.  A Field Sobriety Test was conducted which showed impairment and a breath test confirmed a blood alcohol content of .145%.  Novak was also found in possession of drug paraphernalia and had a minor occupant in the vehicle.

Samantha Ann Marie Olson, 25, of Hawley, PA, was sentenced to 1 month to 2 years in the Pike County Jail, fined $500 and had her driver’s license suspended for 12 months for Driving Under the Influence.  The state police observed Olson’s vehicle swerving across the lane of travel on SR 402 prior to entering I-84 in Blooming Grove Township on May 28, 2016.  Olson exhibited body tremors, red glassy eyes and emitted the smell of an alcoholic beverage while speaking with the trooper.  Olson was unable to complete the Field Sobriety Test.  A breath test confirmed a blood alcohol content of .095%.

Tracy Lynn Kimble, 32, of Rhinebeck, NY, was sentenced to 2 years of probation and fined $900 for Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, Theft and Theft from a Motor Vehicle.  On February 3, 2015, the state police responded to a one-vehicle accident along Doolan Road in Delaware Township where Kimble took a vehicle without permission and crashed it.  On August 2, 2015, and August 3, 2015, Kimble took a total of $190 in cash from a business cash register located along SR 739 in Delaware Township without permission.  On July 11, 2016, Kimble took without permission, a Samsung tablet valued at $50 from a vehicle along Pennsylvania Avenue in Matamoras. 

John Joseph Healey, 53, of Dingmans Ferry, PA, was sentenced to a $200 fine for Harassment.  The state police responded to a domestic dispute on February 13, 2015, where Healey threatened another individual.


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