BROOKVILLE — Tonya S. Geist, Jefferson County Prothonotary & Clerk of Courts, reports the following from the Dec. 6 session of plea and sentence court held in Jefferson County court.

Arraignments

  • Rebecca Breakey, Brookville, is charged with DUI.
  • Jeffry Campbell, Valier, is charged with terroristic threats.
  • Kelsey Connors, Punxsutawney, is charged with defiant trespass – actual communication.
  • Dennis Combs, Punxsutawney, is charged with DUI.
  • Jacob Dobson, Brookville, is charged with possession of a weapon on school property.
  • Rebecca Martz, Mayport, is charged with endangering the welfare of children.
  • Brandon McKendrick, Big Run, is charged with simple assault.
  • Joshua Melton, Brookville, is charged with use/possession of drug paraphernalia.
  • Jackee Sarvey, Brookville, is charged with harassment.
  • Eric Wayt, DuBois, is charged with providing false identification to law enforcement.
  • Michael Lindstrom, Spartansburg, is charged with theft by unlawful taking.
  • Brendon Reitz, Brockway, is charged with simple assault.

The following are bench warrants issued for failure to appear for arraignment:

  • William Reitz, Brookville, is charged with possession of a controlled substance.

Plea & sentencing

The following have entered into a plea of guilty, unless noted otherwise and must follow standard terms and conditions of the Jefferson County Adult Probation Department if put on probation and as well as any specific court-ordered conditions.

  • Bobbi Dehner, Punxsutawney, pleaded guilty to theft by deception. Dehner was sentenced to three years’ probation and must pay costs and fines.
  • Michelle Christman, Punxsutawney, pleaded guilty to DUI. Christman was sentenced to 10 days in the county jail followed by six months’ restrictive intermediate punishment and must pay costs and fines.
  • Tyler Brannon, Punxsutawney, pleaded guilty to terroristic threats. Brannon was sentenced to time served to two years less one day in the county jail followed by two years less one day on probation and must pay costs and fines.
  • Lason Cornor, DuBois, pleaded guilty to simple assault. Cornor was sentenced to time served to two years less one day in the county jail followed by one day on probation and must pay costs and fines.
  • Richard Davies, Reynoldsville, pleaded guilty to burglary. He was sentenced to time served to two years less one day in the county jail, followed by three years plus one day on probation. He must also pay costs, fines and restitution.
  • Kenneth Flanders, Troutville, pleaded guilty to retail theft. He was sentenced to two years’ probation and must pay costs, fines and restitution.
  • Christopher Herendeen, Union City, pleaded guilty to bad checks. He was sentenced to two years’ probation and must pay costs and fines.
  • James Michaud, Sykesville, pleaded guilty to burglary. He was sentenced to six to 24 months less one day in the county jail followed by three years plus one day on probation and must pay costs and fines.
  • Jeremy Murray, Sykesville, pleaded guilty to escape and providing false identification to police. For escape, he was sentenced to time served to two years less one day in the county jail followed by one day probation. For false ID, he was sentenced to one year on probation, to run consecutive to the escape sentence. He must also pay costs and fines.
  • Tristen Shugar, Brockway, pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia. Shugar was sentenced to one day to one year in state prison, to run consecutive to a sentence in Clearfield County, and must pay costs and fines.
  • Heather Six, Vandergrift, pleaded guilty to simple assault. She was sentenced to six to 24 months less one day in the county jail followed by one day on probation and must pay costs and fines.
  • Zane Webster, DuBois, pleaded guilty to burglary. He was sentenced to time served to two years less one day in the county jail followed by three years plus one day on probation and must pay costs, fines and restitution.
  • Kenneth Butcher, Fairmont, pleaded guilty to DUI and two counts of smell/inhale toxic-releasing substance. For the DUI, he was sentenced to time served to two years less one day in the county jail, followed by three years’ plus one day probation. For each of the huffing charges, he was sentenced to one year on probation, to run concurrent with the DUI sentence and each other. He must also pay costs and fines.
  • Timothy Uhl, Reynoldsville, pleaded guilty to DUI and driving with a suspended license. He was sentenced to five years’ restrictive intermediate punishment and must pay costs and fines.
  • Samantha Dejesus, Gulf Breeze, Florida, pleaded guilty to theft by unlawful taking. She was sentenced to time served to two years less one day in the county jail followed by three years plus one day on probation and must pay costs, fines and restitution.
  • Joseph Bonnett, Rimersburg, pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia, DUI, and driving while his license was suspended or revoked. He was sentenced to 30 days in the county jail followed by one year’s restrictive intermediate punishment. For the first DUI, he was sentenced to six months on probation, to run consecutive to the first sentence. For the second DUI, he was sentenced to 83 days in the county jail followed by two years’ restrictive intermediate punishment, to run concurrent with all other offenses. He must also pay costs and fines.
  • Robert Hartzell, Clarion, pleaded guilty to two counts of bad checks. For the first count, he was sentenced to two years state intermediate punishment followed by three years on probation; for the second, five years’ probation to run concurrent with the first count. He must also pay costs, fines and restitution.

ARD

The following persons were admitted into the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition program, a program offered to individuals who meet qualification. Those admitted to the program must pay an administrative fee and costs.

  • George Rushnok, Plumville, charged with DUI, possession of a small amount of marijuana, a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia, was placed on ARD and ARD/DUI for 1 year.
  • Jeffrey Shute Jr., DuBois, charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, was placed on ARD for one year.
  • Gerald Burwell, Brookville, charged with DUI, possession of drug paraphernalia and a small amount of marijuana, was placed on ARD and ARD/DUI for one year with a 60-day license suspension.
  • Cynthia Isaacs, Punxsutawney, charged with DUI, was placed on ARD/DUI for 12 months with a 60-day license suspension.
  • Johnnie Harbold, Frenchville, charged with DUI, was placed on ARD/DUI or 12 months with a 60-day license suspension.

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