Tuesday
July 3, 2018

Pike County Court sentencings

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

Michael Jenkins, 37, presently housed in the Pike County Jail, was sentenced to 6 months of the IP Pike Care Program, which will include 30 days of house arrest, a $750 fine and a 12-month driver’s license suspension for Driving Under the Influence.  The state police encountered Jenkins at a business parking lot along SR 739 in Delaware Township on September 4, 2017.  In talking with Jenkins, the trooper detected the smell of an alcoholic beverage.  Field Sobriety Tests were conducted which showed impairment and a blood test confirmed a blood alcohol content of .149%.

Luis Alvarez, 24, of Allentown, PA, was sentenced to 9 days to 18 days in the Pike County Jail and a fine of $300 for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  The state police stopped Alvarez for traveling in the passing lane of I-84 in Westfall Township and for an unilluminated license plate.  Upon making contact with Alvarez, the trooper detected the smell of Marihuana.  A search of the vehicle revealed a prescription bottle containing Marihuana residue.

Sandra Lannon, 55, of Milford, PA, was sentenced to 5 years of the IP Pike Care Program, which will include 90 days of house arrest, a $1,500 fine and suspension of her driver’s license for 18 months.  The state police attempted to stop Lannon on December 5, 2017, along Mountain Laurel Lane in Dingman Township however Lannon proceeded to drive around the patrol vehicle.  Upon making contact with Lannon, the trooper detected the smell of an alcoholic beverage.  Lannon was incapable of attempting Field Sobriety Tests.  A blood test confirmed a blood alcohol content of .228%.

Nicole Perez, 26, of Bushkill, PA, was sentenced to a $300 fine for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  The state police stopped the vehicle Perez was traveling in on December 31 2016, along Milford Road in Lehman Township for a headlight out.  The trooper detected the smell of Marihuana.  A search of the vehicle revealed Marihuana residue in a baggie which Perez claimed to be hers.

Christopher Dapp, 27, of Yonkers, NY, was sentenced to 1 month to 6 months in the Pike County Jail, followed by 6 months of probation, to run consecutive to his present sentence, a fine of $500 and a suspension of his driver’s license of 6 months for Furnishing Drug Free Urine and Possession of a Controlled Substance.  During a drug test at the Pike County Probation Office in Milford on July 19, 2017, Dapp attempted to provide urine which was not his own.  Dapp was also found in possession of Heroin and Tramadol which he did not have a prescription for.

Kevin Zeig, 27, of Dingmans Ferry, PA, was sentenced to 12 months of probation and fined $300 for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  The state police were dispatched to a single vehicle crash on I-84 in Westfall Township on June 17, 2017, where Zeig’s vehicle was in the ditch.  Zeig was found in possession of numerous empty wax packets and a spoon with residue.

Jamie Bradshaw, 25, of Middletown, NY, was sentenced to 6 months of probation and fined $200 for Theft by Deception.  Bradshaw took items from a retail store in Westfall Township between May 25, 2016, and May 29, 2016, without paying for them and returned the items to customer service for store credit.

Lawrence Nicolas, 26, of Rego Park, NY, was sentenced to 5 days to 6 months in the Pike County Jail, fined $700 and had his driver’s license suspended for 18 months for Driving Under the Influence and Possession of a Small Amount of Marihuana.  The state police observed Nicolas’ vehicle sitting in the intersection of SR 507 and Lennon Road on December 30, 2017.  When the trooper made contact with Nicolas to see that everything was okay, he detected the smell of Marihuana.  A consent to search the vehicle revealed a small amount of Marihuana.  Field Sobriety Tests were conducted which showed impairment.  Nicolas was also observed to have bloodshot, watery, dilated eyes, a green tongue and emanating the smell of an alcoholic beverage.  Nicolas refused to submit to a blood test.

Michael Bevan, 36, of Bronx, NY, was sentenced to 12 months of probation and fined $500 for Criminal Conspiracy to Commit Retail Theft.  Acting as a co-conspirator with Edward Wimmer, Bevan assisted in the theft of a cross bow and DVD player from a retail store in Westfall Township on July 23, 2016.

Edward Wimer, 35, of Bronx, NY, was sentenced to 12 months of probation and fined $300 for Retail Theft.  On July 23, 2016, Wimmer took a cross bow and a DVD player, with a total retail value of $418.96 from a retail store in Westfall Township without paying for the items.

Charles Vitchers, 60, of Shohola, PA, was sentenced to 6 months of probation and fined $300 for Driving Under the Influence.  The state police responded to a one-vehicle crash on SR 2001 in Dingman Township on November 19, 2017, where Vitchers’ vehicle left the roadway and hit a tree.  In speaking with Vitchers, the trooper detected the smell of an alcoholic beverage and observed Vitchers’ eyes to be glassy and bloodshot and his speech slurred.  Vitchers admitted to drinking prior to driving.  Vitchers refused to submit to a blood test.

Gianna Rose, 21, of Dingmans Ferry, PA, was sentenced to 83 days to 12 months in the Pike County Jail and fined $300 for Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution.  The state police arrived at a residence in Dingmans Ferry to effectuate a bench warrant on an individual on March 18, 2018.  Rose was one of the individuals at the residence who stalled opening the door and denied that the wanted individual was present in the residence.

Lauren Sevek, 26, of Milford, PA, was sentenced to 83 days to 18 months in the Pike County Jail and fined $100 for Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution.  Sevek was one of several individuals present at a residence in Dingmans Ferry who stalled opening the door and denied an individual’s presence when the state police attempted to effectuate a warrant on March 18, 2018.

Hannah Kliokis, 22, of Tafton, PA, was sentenced to a $300 fine for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  The state police were dispatched to Route 6 in Palmyra on August 12, 2016, for a report of suspicious activity.  Kliokis admitted to the trooper that she had used Heroin earlier in the day and was found in possession of a hypodermic needle and Heroin packets.

Anthony Jozanovic, 24, of Fairview, NJ, was sentenced to a $300 fine for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  The state police stopped the vehicle Jozanovic was a passenger in during a sobriety check point conducted along SR 6 in Palmyra Township on November 23, 2017.  The trooper detected the smell of Marihuana.  Jozanovic was found in possession of rolling papers.


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