Joseph Allen, 40, Athens, Pa., was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility for 80 days. The sentence was imposed following conviction for failing to obey court ordered to appear for court and for failure to pay child support. The Domestic Relations Office charged the offences.

Allen will remain incarcerated until the 80 days have been served.

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following criminal defendants recently entered guilty pleas in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda. Sentencing in the cases will take place following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. At time of sentencing, defendants will face sanctions that may include imprisonment, fines, and other conditions deemed appropriate by the court; additionally, defendants will be required to pay restitution to victims and court costs, and they may lose their Pennsylvania driving privilege.

Geoffrey R. Buickus, 23, Canton, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor. Officer Joshua Lake of the Towanda Borough Police Department arrested Buickus for the offense in September 2012.

Todd Randall, 32, Waverly, N.Y., entered pleas of guilty to the offenses of Disorderly Conduct, a misdemeanor of the third degree, and Harassment, a summary offense. Officer Jeremy Horton of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Randall for the offense in September 2012.

William Glidden entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor. Sergeant Daniel Reynolds of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Glidden for the offense in January 2012.

John C. Perry Jr, 29, entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking, a misdemeanor of the second degree. Trooper Thad Warnick of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Perry for the offense in June 2012 following investigation of an incident that occurred in Ridgebury Township.

Paul Rundle, 42, Troy, Pa., entered a guilty plea to the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor, and a plea of Nolo Contendere to the offense of Carrying a Concealed Firearm Without a License, a misdemeanor of the first degree.

Officer Bryan Bellows of the Towanda Borough Police Department arrested Rundle for the offense in June 2012.

A plea of Nolo Contendere has the same legal effect as a guilty plea and is accepted by the court in cases in which a defendant does not remember committing a particular offense but concedes that he cannot overcome the evidence of guilt that would be presented at trial by the Commonwealth.

Heather Lines, 32, Waverly, N.Y., entered pleas of guilty to the offenses of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, each a misdemeanor. Officer John Hennessy of the Towanda Borough Police Department and Trooper John Youngblood of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Lines for the offenses in December 2011 and July 2012, respectively, following investigation of incidents that occurred in Towanda Borough and Asylum Township.

Valerie Bennici, 31, Sayre, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance With Intent to Deliver (Methamphetamine), a felony. Officer Sean Flynn of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Bennici for the offense in September 2012.

Richard Settlemier, 50, New Albany, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor. Trooper Joshua Thompson of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Settlemier for the offense in August 2012 following investigation of an incident that occurred in Albany Township.

Caleb Rundle, 25, McCook, Neb, entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor of the second degree. Trooper Kevin Hibson of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Rundle for the offense in August 2012 following investigation of an incident that occurred in Standing Stone Township.

Gary Bennett, III, 21, Binghamton, N.Y., entered pleas of guilty to the offenses of Simple Assault, a misdemeanor of the second degree, and Disorderly Conduct, a misdemeanor of the third degree. Officer Eric Keir of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Bennett for the offense in October 2012.

Stephen Young, 20, Towanda, Pa. entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Corruption of Minors, a misdemeanor of the first degree.

Officer Bryan Bellows of the Towanda Borough Police Department arrested Young for the offense in August 2012

Alma Alverado, 25, Monroeton, Pa., entered a guilty plea to the offense of Retail Theft, a felony of the third degree. Trooper Kevin Hibson of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Alverado for the offense in October 2012 following investigation of an incident that occurred in Wysox Township.

Erica Nowell, 29, Sayre, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor. Officer Bruce Hoffman of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Nowell for the offense in May 2012.

Justin Barrowcliff, 24, Towanda, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor. Trooper Joshua Fisher of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Barrowcliff for the offense in July 2012 following investigation of an incident that occurred in Towanda Borough.

Jesse Dupont, 20, Troy, Pa., entered pleas of guilty to Disorderly Conduct and Criminal Trespass, each a misdemeanor of the third degree. Officer Michael Northup of the Troy Borough Police Department arrested Dupont for the offense in October 2012. .

Claude Aumick, Jr., 26, Rome, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor of the first degree, and Driving While Operating Privilege Suspended (DUI Related), a summary offense. Trooper James Dughi of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Aumick for the offenses in August 2012 following investigation of an incident that occurred in Sheshequin Township.

Scott Brewer, 25, Sayre, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor. Officer Nathan Ross of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Brewer for the offense in August 2012.

Richard Gunter, 42, Troy, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to Harassment, a misdemeanor of the third degree. Trooper Mark Sadowski of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Gunter for the offenses in August 2012 following investigation of an incident that occurred in Springfield Township.

Deziree Bouse, 27, Rome, Pa., entered pleas of guilty to two counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, each a misdemeanor. Deputy Brian Wibert of the Bradford County Sheriff's Department arrested Bouse for the offenses in May and September 2012 following investigation of incidents that occurred in Rome and Monroe Townships.

Mark Noel, 42, Sayre, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor of the first degree. Trooper Matthew Grebeck of the Pennsylvania State Police Department arrested Noel for the offense in May 2012 following investigation of a traffic stop that occurred in Ulster Township.

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following criminal defendants were recently sentenced in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda:

Fawn E. Greene, 27, Canton, Pa., was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from 76 days to 18 months, and a fine of $300.00, for the offense of Theft From a Motor Vehicle; the sentence was imposed following an earlier guilty plea. Chief Doug Seeley of the Canton Borough Police Department arrested Greene for the offense in February 2012.

Steven Q. Ferrell, 28, New Jersey, was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from six months to 18 months, and a fine of $500.00, for the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance With Intent to Deliver, a felony; the sentence was imposed following an earlier guilty plea. An agent of the Bradford County Drug Task Force arrested Ferrell for the offense following an incident that occurred in Athens Township.

Brandy Eakins, 29, Granville, Pa., was sentenced to a total term of imprisonment in a Pennsylvania State Correctional Facility of from 16 months to 48 months for the offenses of Criminal Trespass, a felony of the third degree, Access Device Fraud, a misdemeanor of the first degree, and Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, a misdemeanor of the second degree. Eakins was also ordered to pay fines totaling $1050.00 and restitution in the amount of $1619.99; the sentences were imposed following earlier guilty pleas. Trooper Jeffrey Sredenschek of the Pennsylvania

State Police arrested Eakins for the offenses in April 2012 after incidents that occurred in Monroeton Borough.

Jason Michaud, 24, Anchorage, Alaska, was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from 10 days to six months, and a fine of $1000.00, for the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor. Michaud will also lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for 12 months. The sentence was imposed following an earlier guilty plea. Trooper David Pelachick of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Michaud for the offense in June 2012 after an incident that occurred in Athens Township.

Deborah McCarty, 49, Waverly, N.Y., was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from seven days to six months, and a fine of $500.00, for the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor; the sentence was imposed following an earlier guilty plea. McCarty will also lose her Pennsylvania driving privilege for 12 months. Officer Thomas VanFleet of the Athens Township Police Department arrested McCarty for the offense in June 2011.

Heath Weidenmoyer, 26, Collegeville, Pa., was sentenced to probation for a term of 18 months, and a fine of $300.00, for the offense of Simple Assault, a misdemeanor of the second degree; the sentence was imposed following an earlier guilty plea. Trooper Nate Lewis of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Weidenmoyer for the offense in May 2011 after an incident that occurred in Springfield Township.

Cory James Tucker, 28, Towanda, Pa., was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in a Pennsylvania State Correctional Facility of from four and one-half years to 10 and a one-half years, and a fine of $2300.00, for the offense of Aggravated Assault While Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance (Bath Salts).

Tucker was also ordered to pay a fine of $2300.00 and to pay restitution in the amount of $396,097.42. Additionally, Tucker will lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for 18 months. The sentence was imposed following Tucker's conviction by a jury after criminal trial. Trooper Brandon Allis of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Tucker for the offense in December 2011 following an incident that occurred in Wysox Township.

Melissa Nixon, 43, Endicott, N.Y., was sentenced to probation for a term of 12 months, and a fine of $500.00, for the offense of Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Vicodin), a felony. Nixon was also ordered to reimburse the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the amount of $300.00 for money used to purchase a controlled substance at the time of the incident leading to her arrest, and she will lose her Pennsylvania driving privilege for six months. The sentence was imposed following an earlier guilty plea. Agents of the Pennsylvania State Police Vice and Narcotics Unit arrested Nixon for the offense in June 2012 after an incident that occurred in Athens Township.

Joshua Henrie, 23, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., was resentenced, following revocation of his original sentence of probation due to violation of probation conditions, to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from 75 days to 12 months, and a fine of $300.00, for the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance, a misdemeanor. Henrie will also lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for six months. Trooper Steven Scoble of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Henrie for the offense in September 2009 after an incident that occurred in Towanda Borough.

Christopher Holmes, 42, Virginia Beach, Va., was sentenced to a total term of imprisonment in a Pennsylvania State Correctional Facility of from 16 months to 48 months, and fines totaling $750.00, for the offenses of Aggravated Assault, a felony of the second degree, and Disorderly Conduct, a misdemeanor of the third degree; the sentences were imposed following earlier guilty pleas. Officer Thomas Wilson of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Holmes for the offenses in August 2012.

Danielle Abbott, 27, Towanda, Pa., was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from one month to five months and 29 days, and a fine of $250.00, for the offense of Criminal Attempt to Commit Theft By Unlawful Taking, a misdemeanor of the first degree; the sentence was imposed following an earlier guilty plea. Trooper Thad Warnick of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Abbott for the offense in March 2012 following an incident that occurred in Towanda Borough.

James McGinnis, 27, Lowman, N.Y., was sentenced to probation for a term of one year, and a fine of $100.00, for the offense of Retail Theft, a misdemeanor of the first degree; the sentence was imposed following an earlier guilty plea. Officer John Fedorchak of the Athens Township Police Department arrested McGinnis for the offense in July 2012 following an incident that occurred in Athens Township.

Jackie Elston, 23, Homosassa, Fla., was sentenced to probation for a term of 12 months, and a fine of $500.00, for the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance (Heroin), a misdemeanor; the sentence was imposed following an earlier guilty plea. Elston will also lose her Pennsylvania driving privilege for six months. Officer Derek Dekar of the Athens Borough Police Department arrested Elston for the offense in

August 2012.

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following persons were recently placed in the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) Program in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda:

Bradley J. Sampson, 19, Sayre, Pa., charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia in July 2012 by Officer Roger Clink of the Athens Township Police Department, was accepted into the ARD Program and placed on probation for a term of six months. While on probation, Sampson will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department, which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use.

Additionally, Sampson must perform community service.

Tracy Jo Kobaly, 32, Elmira, N.Y., charged with Theft by Unlawful Taking in July 2012 by Sergeant Keith Stackhouse of the Athens Township Police Department, was accepted into the ARD Program and placed on probation for a term of 12 months.

While on probation, Kobaly will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department, which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use. Additionally, Kobaly must perform community service.

Michelle N. Calabrese, 40, Waverly, N.Y., charged with Endangering Welfare of Children in August 2012 by Officer Thomas VanFleet of the Athens Township Police Department, was accepted into the ARD Program and placed on probation for a term of six months. While on probation Calabrese will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department, which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use.

Additionally, Calabrese must perform community service.

Amanda N. Chapman, 27, Athens, Pa., charged with Driving under the Influence of Alcohol in August 2012 by Officer George Nichols of the Sayre Borough Police Department, was accepted into the ARD Program and placed on probation for a term of nine months. While on probation Chapman will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department, which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use.

Additionally, Chapman must perform community service with the DUI Litter Brigade and attend a Victim Impact Panel; she also will lose her Pennsylvania driving privilege for 60 days.

David J. Brown, Jr., 23, Towanda, Pa., charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol in September 2012 by Trooper David Sweeney of the Pennsylvania State Police, was accepted into the ARD Program and placed on probation for a term of 12 months. While on probation Brown will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department, which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use.

Additionally, Brown must perform community service with the DUI Litter Brigade and attend a Victim Impact Panel; he also will also lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for 60 days.