Pike County Court sentencing
MILFORD – The following criminal sentences were issued by Pike County Court of Common Pleas Judge Gregory Chelak:
David Sladicka, 26, of Dingmans Ferry, PA, was sentenced to 90 days to 5 years in the Pike County Jail, fined $1,900 and had his driver’s license suspended for 18 months for Flight to Avoid Apprehension, Driving Under the Influence and Disorderly Conduct. The state police observed Sladicka operate his motorcycle in an erratic manner along SR 739 in Delaware Township on October 29, 2016. The trooper attempted to stop Sladicka who refused to pull over, crashing his motorcycle and attempted to flee on foot. Sladicka admitted to drinking alcohol prior to driving and a breath test confirmed a blood alcohol content of .195%. Sladicka behaved in a belligerent manner after being placed under arrest.
Edward DeBlock, 52, of Dingmans Ferry, PA, was sentenced to 1 year of probation and fined $200 for Harassment. The state police were dispatched to a domestic disturbance in Delaware Township where, during an argument, DeBlock subjected an individual to physical contact with the intent to harass the individual.
Scott Jaccarino, 23, presently housed in the Pike County Jail, was sentenced to 1 month to 6 months in the Pike County Jail to run concurrent to his prior sentence, and fined $500 for Theft and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Jaccarino took various items of jewelry valued in excess of $200 from a residence located in Lehman Township on May 17, 2017, without the owner’s permission. On September 18, 2017, Jaccarino was found in possession of a glassine packet, spoon and syringe at his residence in Lehman Township.
David Miller, 30, of Weatherly, PA, was sentenced to 1 month to 12 months in the Pike County Jail, fined $200 and had his driver’s license suspended for 6 months for Possession of a Controlled Substance. Miller was stopped on November 1, 2017, by the state police while traveling along I-84 in Blooming Grove Township for an expired registration and an active warrant out of Carbon County. Prior to Miller’s vehicle being towed, an inventory search was conducted by the troopers which revealed Miller was in possession of Cocaine.
Logan Hanlon, 25, of Port Jervis, NY, was sentenced to 60 days in the Pike County Jail, fined $525 and had his driver’s license suspended for 12 months for the Summary Offenses of Traffic Control Devices and Driving While Operators Privilege is Suspended or Revoked. Hanlon was observed by the Eastern Pike Regional Police failing to stop at a traffic light along Route 6 & 209 in Westfall Township. When contact was made with Hanlon, it was determined that Hanlon was driving on a suspended license due to a prior DUI conviction.
Nicholas Carter, 27, of Accord, NY, was sentenced to 6 months of probation and fined $300 for Identity Theft. Carter used a Social Security Number of an individual residing in Palmyra Township between January 2, 2017 and January 3, 2017, to activate a debit card without the individual’s permission.
Stephen Ramirez, 54, of Lake Ariel, PA, was sentenced to 5 years of the IP Program which will include 32 days in the Pike County Jail, followed by 90 days of house arrest, a fine of $1,500 and a driver’s license suspension of 18 months for Driving Under the Influence. Ramirez was stopped by the state police on May 17, 2017, for weaving his vehicle across his lane of travel of I-84 in Dingman Township. The trooper detected the smell of an alcoholic beverage when speaking with Ramirez, and observed Ramirez to be unsteady on his feet, with slurred speech and glassy, bloodshot eyes. Ramirez admitted to drinking alcohol prior to driving. A Field Sobriety Test could not be conducted due to his condition. A breath test confirmed a blood alcohol content of .172%.
Joseph Deangelo, 56, of Hawley, PA, was sentenced to 1 month to 12 months in the Pike County Jail, followed by 12 months of probation, fined $500 and had his driver’s license suspended for 6 months for Tampering with or Fabricating Physical Evidence and Possession of a Controlled Substance. The state police arrived at a residence in Lackawaxan Township on October 11, 2016, to conduct an investigation where they encountered Deangelo who attempted to flush Marihuana down a toilet.
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