Friday
September 15, 2017

Pike County Court sentencing

MILFORD - The following criminal sentences were issued by Pike County Court of Common Pleas Judge Gregory Chelak:

Lasyah T. Palmer, 30, Bronx, NY, was sentenced to 8 months to 24 months in a state correctional facility and fined $600 for Harassment and Defiant Trespass.  The state police responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence in Lehman Township on January 1, 2017, where Palmer struck an individual about the head and torso with a closed fist and then fled the scene.  Palmer then returned to the residence and hid in the victim’s closet.

William R. Bondarek, 59, of Hawley, PA, was sentenced to 6 months of probation and fined $500 for Receiving Stolen Property.  Bondarek took a book bag belonging to an individual, without their permission, from a resort located in Lackawaxen Township on December 16, 2016.  The bag contained items with an approximate value of $160.

Aaron W. Zeoli, 48, of Matamoras, PA, was sentenced to 3 years of probation and fined $1,500 for Reckless Endangerment and 2 counts of Simple Assault.  On June 10, 2015, during an argument with an individual on Avenue G in Matamoras, Zeoli struck the individual and bit his nose and banged the individual’s head on the ground.  Zeoli also struck, grabbed and shoved another individual who was present during the argument.

Joshua Flood, 33, of Shohola, PA, was sentenced to 12 months of probation and fined $300 for Unsworn Falsification to Authorities. On November 19, 2016, at a retail store in Westfall Township, Flood failed to indicate on his application for a firearm purchase a prior commitment to a mental hospital.

Henessey Lee Miller, 26, of Enola, PA, was sentenced to 15 days to 12 months in the Pike County Jail and fined $500 for False Identification to Law Enforcement.  Miller was stopped by the state police on April 24, 2016, for speeding along I-84 in Blooming Grove Township.  When asked for identification, Miller advised the trooper that he did not have any identification and then provided the trooper with false verbal information.

Lukasz Drozdzewski, 32, of Canadensis, PA, was sentenced to 72 hours to 6 months in the Pike County Jail, fined $1,000 and had his driver’s license suspended for 12 months for Driving Under the Influence.  The state police were dispatched to SR 447 in Greene Township where Drozdzewski drove his vehicle off the road and into a tree.  A blood draw revealed a blood alcohol content of .202%.

Christopher Fox, 30, of Scranton, PA, was sentenced to 72 hours to 6 months in the Pike County Jail, fined $1,300 and had his driver’s license suspended for 12 months for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or a Controlled Substance and Disorderly Conduct.  Fox was stopped by the state police on September 3, 2016, while traveling along SR 507 in Greene Township for an expired registration.  In speaking with Fox, the trooper observed him to have glassy, bloodshot eyes, slurred speech and an odor of alcohol emanating from his breath and vehicle.  A Field Sobriety Test was conducted and showed impairment and a blood test confirmed the presence of a controlled substance in Fox’s blood.

Luis Jonathan Nunez, 35, of Clifton, NJ, was sentenced to 3 to 6 months in the Pike County Jail, fined $300 and had his driver’s license suspended for 6 months for Possession of a Controlled Substance.  Eastern Pike Regional Police were dispatched to the parking lot of a retail store in Westfall Township on January 4, 2014, where Nunez was observed injecting himself with a needle.  A consent to search revealed a needle and glassine packet which had contained Heroin.

Kaitlin Nikole Kelly, 21, of Greeley, PA, was sentenced to 18 months of probation and fined $300 for Theft.  Kelly took funds from her Westfall Township employer on five separate occasions between January 14, 2017 and January 21, 2017, totaling $650.71.

Tyler Robert McDaniels, 19, of Bushkill, PA, was sentenced to 72 hours to 6 months in the Pike County Jail, followed by 6 months of probation, fined $1,300 and had his driver’s license suspended for 12 months for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  The state police stopped McDaniels on April 10, 2016, for weaving his vehicle across Winona Falls Road in Lehman Township.  Upon making contact with McDaniels, the trooper detected the smell of Marihuana and observed Marihuana in McDaniels’ lap.  McDaniels was observed to have dilated pupils, and glassy, red eyes.  A probable cause search revealed a baggie, grinder, rolling papers and a scale.  A Field Sobriety Test was conducted which showed impairment and a blood test confirmed the presence of THC in McDaniels’ blood.

Jeremy R. Martin, 39, of Port Jervis, NY, was sentenced to 1 month to 11 months in the Pike County Jail, to run consecutive to his current sentence, and fined $300 for Default in Required Appearance.  Martin failed to report to the Pike County Correctional Facility in Blooming Grove Township on June 23, 2017 and June 30, 2017, to serve his weekend jail sentence for the conviction of Retail Theft.

Robert D. Gurliacci, 34, of Port Jervis, NY, was sentenced to a $300 fine for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  During a vehicle stop on Pennsylvania Avenue in Matamoras on March 30, 2017, Gurliacci was found in possession of a glass pipe by an officer of Eastern Pike Regional Police. 


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