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

Richard Rinebold, 27, Mansfield, Pa., was sentenced to probation for a term of 12 months, and a fine of $500, for the offense of Receiving Stolen Property, a misdemeanor of the third degree. Rinebold was also ordered to pay restitution determined to be due and owing. The sentence was imposed following an earlier guilty plea.

Trooper Miranda Musick of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Rinebold for the offense in January 2012 after an incident that occurred in Leroy Township. While on Probation, Rinebold will be subject to supervision and monitoring by the Bradford County Probation Department; violation of a condition of probation can result in revocation of probation and resentencing.

Joseph Gunn, 27, Wysox, Pa., was sentenced to probation for a term of 12 months, and a fine of $250, for the offense of Receiving Stolen Property, a misdemeanor of the first degree. The sentence was imposed following an earlier guilty plea. Trooper James Dughi of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Gunn for the offense in December 2011 after an incident that occurred in Wysox Township. While on Probation, Gunn will be subject to supervision and monitoring by the Bradford County Probation Department; violation of a condition of probation can result in revocation and resentencing.

John J. King Jr. 60, Clark's Summit, Pa., was sentenced to imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility for a term of from 48 hours to six months, and a total fine of $500, for the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor. King will also lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for 12 months. The sentence was imposed following an earlier guilty plea. Trooper George Layou of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested King for the offense in April 2012 after an incident that occurred in Wyalusing Township.

King may be eligible for parole after serving the minimum sentence and, if paroled, he will be subject to supervision and monitoring by the Bradford County Probation Department.

Jesse P. Johnson, 22, Towanda, Pa., was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from 72 hours to six months, and a fine of $500, for the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor. Johnson will also lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for 12 months. The sentence was imposed following an earlier guilty plea. Trooper Michael Wienckoski of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Johnson for the offense in February 2011 after an incident that occurred in Wysox Township.

Johnson may be eligible for parole after serving the minimum sentence and, if paroled, he will be subject to supervision and monitoring by the Bradford County Probation Department.

Tonya A. Deljonavan, 27, Canton, Pa., was sentenced to probation for a total term of 18 months, and fines totaling $200, for the offenses of Criminal Conspiracy to Commit Theft By Unlawful Taking and Theft of Lost or Misplaced Property, each a misdemeanor of the second degree. The sentences were imposed following earlier guilty pleas. Officer Steven Vanderpool and Chief Douglas Seeley of the Canton Borough Police Department arrested Deljonavan for the offenses in January 2012. While on probation, Deljonavan will be subject to supervision and monitoring by the Bradford County Probation Department; violations of conditions of probation can result in revocation of probation and resentencing.

Melissa D. Ackley, 24, Towanda, Pa., was sentenced to a total term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from six months to 18 months, and a fine of $300, for the offense of Corruption of Minors, a misdemeanor of the first degree. The sentence was imposed following an earlier guilty plea.

Deputy Brian Wibirt of the Bradford County Sheriff's Department arrested Ackley for the offense in April 2012 following an incident that occurred in Towanda Borough. Ackley may be eligible for parole after serving the minimum sentence and, if paroled, she will be subject to supervision and monitoring by the Bradford County Probation department.

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following persons recently entered pleas of guilty in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda:

Luke C. Hutto, 28, Canton, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor of the first degree. Hutto will be sentenced on Oct. 4, 2012, following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. At sentencing, Hutto faces a maximum sentence of up to five years plus fine(s), costs, restitution to victims, loss of Pennsylvania driving privilege for at least 18 months, and any other conditions deemed appropriate by the sentencing court. Trooper John Youngblood of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Hutto for the offense in October 2011 following investigation of an incident that occurred in Franklin Township.

Timothy J. Belcher, 27, Stevensville, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to Criminal Trespass, a felony of the third degree. Belcher will be sentenced on Oct. 1, 2012, following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. At sentencing, Belcher faces a maximum sentence of up to seven years plus fine(s), costs, restitution to victims, and any other conditions deemed appropriate by the sentencing court.

Trooper Nathan Lewis of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Belcher for the offense in April 2012 following investigation of an incident that occurred in Wilmot Township.

Ryan C. Ballard, 23, Canton, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to Theft By Unlawful Taking, a misdemeanor of the first degree. Ballard will be sentenced on Oct. 1, 2012, following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. At sentencing, Ballard faces a maximum sentence of up to five years plus fine(s), costs, restitution to victims, and any other conditions deemed appropriate by the sentencing court.

Trooper Anthony Stempien of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Ballard for the offense in March 2012 following investigation of an incident that occurred in Troy Borough.

James R. Brown, 35, Towanda, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to two counts of the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, each a misdemeanor of the first degree. Brown will be sentenced on Oct. 1, 2012, following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. At sentencing, Brown faces a maximum sentence of up to 10 years plus fine(s), costs, restitution to victims, loss of Pennsylvania driving privilege for at least 36 months, and any other conditions deemed appropriate by the sentencing court.

Trooper Kevin Hibson of the Pennsylvania State Police and Officer Josh Lake of the Towanda Borough Police Department, respectively, arrested Brown for the offenses in March and May 2012 following incidents that occurred in Towanda Borough.

Benjamin J. Kinsman, 24, Towanda, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor. Kinsman will be sentenced on Sept. 27, 2010, following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. At sentencing, Kinsman faces a maximum sentence of up to six months plus fine(s), costs, restitution to victims, loss of Pennsylvania driving privilege for at least 12 months and any other conditions deemed appropriate by the sentencing court. Trooper Bryan Fedor of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Kinsman for the offense in August 2012, following investigation of an incident that occurred in Asylum Township.

William Glidden, 41, Waverly, N.Y., entered a plea of guilty to Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor. Glidden will be sentenced following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. At sentencing, Glidden faces a maximum sentence of up to six months plus fine(s), costs, restitution to victims, loss of Pennsylvania driving privilege for at least 12 months, and any other conditions deemed appropriate by the sentencing court. Sergeant Daniel Reynolds of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Glidden for the offense in January 2011 following investigation of an incident that occurred in Sayre Borough.

Kenneth I. Simpson, 45, Sayre, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a misdemeanor. Simpson will be sentenced on Oct. 1, 2012, following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. At sentencing, Simpson faces a maximum sentence of up to one year plus fine(s), costs, restitution to victims, and any other conditions deemed appropriate by the sentencing court. Officer Sean Flynn of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Simpson for the offense in February 2012.

William Parsons, 41, Towanda, Pa., entered pleas of guilty to Possession of Precursors with Intent to Manufacture Methamphetamine, a felony, and Possession of a Controlled Substance, a misdemeanor. Parsons will be sentenced on Oct. 1, 2012, following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. At sentencing, Parsons faces a maximum sentence of up to eight years plus fine(s), costs, restitution to victims, loss of Pennsylvania driving privilege for at least six months, and any other conditions deemed appropriate by the sentencing court. Agents of the Pennsylvania State Police Vice and Narcotics Unit arrested Parsons for the offense in April and May 2011 following investigation of incidents that occurred in Towanda Township.

Daniel L. Hartzog, 19, Troy, Pa., entered pleas of guilty to Simple Assault and Resisting Arrest, each a misdemeanor of the second degree. Hartzog will be sentenced on Oct. 1, 2012, following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. At sentencing, Hartzog faces a maximum sentence of up to four years plus fine(s), costs, restitution to victims, and any other conditions deemed appropriate by the sentencing court. Trooper Anthony Stempien of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Hartzog for the offense in May 2012 following investigation of an incident that occurred in Troy Township.

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:

Katie M. Brown, 18, Monroeton, Pa., charged with the offense of Theft By Unlawful Taking in May 2012 by Officer Joshua Lake of the Towanda Borough Police Department, 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 40 hours of community service.

Matthew D. Hinkley, 30, Factoryville, Pa., charged with the offense of Theft By Unlawful Taking in May 2012 by Trooper Michael Trebendis of the Pennsylvania State Police, was accepted into the ARD Program and placed on probation for a term of 12 months. While on probation, Hinkley will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department, which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use. Additionally, Hinkley must perform community service and undergo a drug/alcohol evaluation with treatment as required.

Gwen M. Fassett, 33, Wyalusing, Pa., charged with the offense of Forgery in January 2012 by Trooper Jaime Lopez of the Pennsylvania State Police, was accepted into the ARD Program and placed on probation under the supervision of the Bradford County Probation Department for a term of 12 months. While on probation, Fassett will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department, which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use. Additionally, Fassett must perform 40 hours of community service and pay restitution as determined to be due and owing.

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following persons recently entered a plea of guilty and were sentenced in Bradford County Magisterial District Courts:

Bryon Bailey, 29, Towanda, Pa., entered a plea of guilty before Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark to the offense of Criminal Mischief, a misdemeanor of the third degree, and was sentenced to pay a fine of $50, make restitution in the amount of $345, and pay court costs. Officer Ryan Edsell of the Towanda Borough Police Department arrested Bailey for the offense in August 2012.

Dre'von M. Fitzgerald, 21, Wyalusing, Pa., entered a plea of guilty before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton to the offense of Possession of Marihuana, a misdemeanor, and was sentenced to pay a fine of $300 and court costs. Trooper Jeffrey Sredenschek of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Fitzgerald for the offense in January 2012 following investigation of an incident that occurred in Wyalusing Borough.

Aaron M. Lasuer, 25, Wyalusing, Pa., entered a plea of guilty before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton to the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance, a misdemeanor, and was sentenced to pay a fine of $150 and court costs. Trooper Jeffrey Sredenschek of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Lasuer for the offense on January 2012 following investigation of an incident that occurred in Wyalusing Borough.

Brendon R. Long, 36, Columbia Crossroads, Pa., entered a plea of guilty before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton to the offense of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a misdemeanor, and was sentenced to imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional facility for a term equal to the amount of time already served in the Bradford County Correctional Facility and payment of court costs. Trooper Jeffrey Sredenschek of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Long for the offense in January 2012 following investigation of an incident that occurred in Wyalusing Borough.

Diane L. Ravert, 32, Gillett, Pa., entered a plea of guilty before Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Wilcox to the offense of Harassment, a summary violation, and was sentenced to pay a fine and court costs. Trooper David Sweeney of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Ravert for the offense in July 2012 following investigation of an incident that occurred in Ridgebury Township.

Robert Churchman, 35, Towanda, Pa., entered a plea of guilty before Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark to the offense of Harassment, a summary violation, and was sentenced to imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility for a term of eight days and payment of court costs. Sergeant David Lantz of the Towanda Borough Police Department arrested Churchman for the offense in August 2012.

Steven M. Short, 34, Wyalusing, Pa., entered a plea of guilty before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton to the offense of Illegally Operating a Motor Vehicle Not Equipped with an Ignition Interlock, a misdemeanor, and was sentenced to six days imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility, a fine of $300, and payment of court costs. Officer Patrick Butkiewicz of the Laceyville Police Department arrested Short for the offense in July 2012.

Camryn Fletcher, 21, Troy, Pa., entered a guilty plea before Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Wilcox to the offense of Disorderly Conduct, a summary offense, and was sentenced to pay a fine of $200 and court costs.

Officer Floyd McDonald of the Troy Borough Police Department arrested Fletcher for the offense in July 2012.

Melissa Goldman, 19, Sayre, Pa., entered a plea of guilty before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw to the offense of Theft by Deception, a misdemeanor of the third degree, and was sentenced to pay a fine of $250, make restitution in the amount of $245, and pay court costs. Sergeant Daniel Reynolds of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Goldman for the offense in August 2012.

Barry Hopcroft, 23, Sayre, Pa., entered a plea of guilty before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw to the offense of Theft by Deception, a misdemeanor of the third degree, and was sentenced to imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility for a term of 12 days, a fine of $250, and court costs. Sergeant Daniel Reynolds of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Hopcroft for the offense in August 2012.

Brian Critelli, 38, Long Branch, N.J., entered a plea of guilty before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw to the offense of Disorderly Conduct, a misdemeanor of the third degree, and was sentenced to pay a fine of $250.00 and court costs. Officer Jeremy Horton of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Critelli for the offense in July 2012 following an incident that occurred in the Sayre Borough.

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following person, having been convicted after criminal trial by jury in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda, Pa, was sentenced:

Steven Shave, 40, Litchfield, PA, was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in a Pennsylvania State Correctional Facility State of from two years to five years, and a fine of $5000, for the offense of Involuntary Manslaughter, a misdemeanor of the first degree. Shave was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $9274.22 to the victims of Shave's crime for funeral and related expenses. The sentence was imposed following conviction after trial by jury before the Honourable Jeffrey Smith. Trooper David Pelachick of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Shave for the offense in May 2011 after an incident that occurred in Litchfield Township on Dec. 15, 2010. Shave may be eligible for parole after serving the minimum sentence and, if paroled, he will be subject to supervision and monitoring by the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole.

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following persons were found not guilty after criminal trial by jury in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda:

Charles Kithcart, 25, Rome, PA, was found not guilty of the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol on Sept. 19, 2012. Kithcart was arrested for the offense by Trooper John Youngblood of the Pennsylvania State Police in January 2012 after an incident that occurred in Rome Township.

Edgar Reyes-Betancourt, 24, Leraysville, PA, was found not guilty of the offenses of Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse and Indecent Assault on Sept. 18, 2012. Reyes-Betancourt was arrested for the offenses by Trooper David Pelachick of the Pennsylvania State Police in April 2011 after an incident that occurred in Franklin Township.

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following person was recently convicted after criminal trial by jury in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda:

Cory Tucker, 28, Towanda, PA, was found guilty after criminal trial by jury of the offenses of Aggravated Assault While Driving Under the Influence of Controlled Substance, Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance [Bath Salts], Possession of Precursors of Methamphetamine Manufacture, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Causing Serious Bodily Injury While Unlicensed on Sept. 21, 2012; the Honourable Jeffrey Smith presided over Tucker's trial. Tucker, who is currently incarcerated in the Bradford County Correctional facility, will be sentenced on November 1, 2012. Tucker was arrested for the offenses by Trooper Brandon Allis of the Pennsylvania State Police following a head-on two vehicle crash that occurred at 2 p.m. on Dec. 14, 2011, on the James Street Bridge in Wysox Township. Wendy VanHorn, 44, of Sheshequin Township sustained multiple injuries in the crash including leg and facial fractures which necessitated Ms. VanHorn having to testify at Tucker's trial from a wheelchair. Testimony from NMS Laboratories, Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, by live video feed established that Tucker was under the influence of a controlled substance [MDPV/"Bath Salts"] at the time of the crash. Troopers who investigated the crash testified that a hypodermic needle and a spoon were found inside Tucker's vehicle near the driver's seat and that they also found ingredients for the manufacture of methamphetamine in the vehicle.

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

Jared L. Seymour, 29, Ulster, PA, was sentenced to probation for a term of 18 months, and a fine of $500, for the offense of Access Device Fraud, a misdemeanor of the first degree. The sentence was imposed following an earlier guilty plea. Trooper Michael Moser of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Seymour for the offense in April 2012 after an incident that occurred in Burlington Township. While on probation, Seymour will be subject to supervision and monitoring by the Bradford County Probation Department; violation of a condition of probation can result in revocation of probation and resentencing.

Allen Purdy, 22, Chemung, NY, was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from seven days to six months, and a fine of $1000, for the offense of Driving Under the influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor. Purdy will also lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for 12 months. The sentence was imposed following an earlier guilty plea. Officer Derek Watkins of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Purdy for the offense in January 2012. Purdy may be eligible for parole after serving the minimum sentence and if paroled, he will be subject to supervision and monitoring by the Bradford County Probation Department.

Devin J. Coyle, 20, Sayre, PA, was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from 72 days to 12 months, and fines totaling $450, for the offenses of Disorderly Conduct, a misdemeanor of the third degree, and Consumption of an Alcoholic Beverage by a Minor, a summary offense. Coyle will also lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for three months. The sentences were imposed following earlier guilty pleas. Officer Sean Flynn of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Coyle for the offenses in February 2012. Coyle may be eligible for parole after serving the minimum sentence and if paroled, he will be subject to supervision and monitoring by the Bradford County Probation Department.

Desiree Daff, 39, Sheshequin Township, PA, was sentenced to County Intermediate Punishment for a term of 24 months for the offense of Criminal Conspiracy to DEliver a Controlled Substance, a felony. Daff was also ordered to pay a fine of $500.00 and to reimburse the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the amount of $300 for money used to purchase an amount of controlled substance during the incident leading to her arrest. The sentence was imposed following an earlier guilty plea. Agents of the Pennsylvania State Police Vice and Narcotics Unit arrested Daff for the offense in November 2011, after an incident that occurred in Sheshequin Township. While in the County Intermediate Punishment program, Daff will be subject to supervision and monitoring by the Bradford County Probation Department.

Mark Johnson, 33, Wysox, PA, was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from 15 days to six months, and a fine of $1000.00, for the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor. Johnson will also lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for 12 months. The sentence was imposed following an earlier guilty plea. Sergeant David Lantz of the Towanda Borough Police Department arrested Johnson for the offense in December 2012. Johnson may be eligible for parole after serving the minimum sentence and, if paroled, he will be subject to supervision and monitoring by the Bradford County Probation Department.

Liza Johnson, 19, Athens Township, PA, was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in a Pennsylvania State Correctional Facility of from four months to 24 months, and fines totaling $1000, for the offenses of Theft from a Motor Vehicle and Theft of Services, each a misdemeanor of the third degree. She was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $294.47. The sentence was imposed following earlier guilty pleas. Officers Bruce Hoffman and Roger Clink of the Sayre Borough and Athens Township Police Departments, arrested Johnson for the offenses in April and June 2011, respectively. Johnson may be eligible for parole after serving the minimum sentenceand, if paroled, she will be subject to supervision and monitoring by the County Probation Department.

Veronica I. Comption, 63, Sayre, PA, was sentenced to pay a fine of $500 for the offense of Criminal Conspiracy to Commit Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a felony. Compton was also ordered to reimburse the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the amount of $300 for money used to purchase an amount of controlled substance at the time of her arrest. The sentence was imposed following an earlier guilty plea. Agents of the Pennsylvania State Police Vice and Narcotics Unit arrested Compton for the offense in May 2012 after an incident that occurred in Athens Township.

Richard E. Kalinowski, 33, Ulster, PA, was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from nine months to 18 months, and fines totaling $750, for the offenses of Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, each a misdemeanor. Kalinowski will also lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for six months. The sentence was imposed following earlier guilty pleas.

Agents of the Pennsylvania State Police Vice and Narcotics Unit arrested Kalinowski for the offenses in September 2011 after an incident that occurred in Ulster Township. Kalinowski may be eligible for parole after serving the minimum sentence and, if paroled, he will be subject to supervision and monitoring by the Bradford County Probation Department.

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following persons recently entered pleas of guilty in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda:

Xavier Lyon, 21, Troy, PA, entered a plea of guilty to two counts of Theft by Unlawful Taking, each a felony of the third degree, one count of Theft by Unlawful Taking, a misdemeanor of the first degree, and Theft by Deception, a misdemeanor of the third degree. Lyon will be sentenced on Oct. 15, 2012, following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. At sentencing, Lyon faces a maximum sentence of up to 20 years plus fine(s), costs, restitution to victims, and any other conditions deemed appropriate by the sentencing court. Trooper Jeffrey Sredenschek, Trooper Miranda Musick, Trooper Jeffrey Creedon of the Pennsylvania State Police and Officer Joshua Lake of the Towanda Borough Police Department arrested Lyon for the offenses in July 2012 following investigation of incidents that occurred in Bradford County.

Bryan Morgan, 26, Canton, PA, entered a plea of guilty to two counts of Criminal Trespass, each a felony of the third degree, and Theft by Unlawful Taking, a misdemeanor of the first degree. Morgan will be sentenced on Oct. 17, 2012, following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. At sentencing, Morgan faces a maximum sentence of up to 19 years plus fine(s), costs, restitution to victims, and any other conditions deemed appropriate by the sentencing court. Officer Steven Vanderpool of the Canton Borough Police Department arrested Morgan for the offenses in January 2012 following investigation of incidents that occurred in Canton Borough.

Travis M. Ruvolo, 21, Sayre, PA, entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Simple Assault, a misdemeanor of the second degree. Ruvolo will be sentenced on Oct. 15, 2012, following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. At sentencing, Ruvolo faces a maximum sentence of up to two years plus fine(s), costs, restitution to victims, and any other conditions deemed appropriate by the sentencing court. Officer Nathan Ross of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Ruvolo for the offenses in June 2012.

James B. Swick, 26, Pleasonton, TX, entered a plea of guilty to Resisting Arrest, a misdemeanor of the second degree. Swick will be sentenced on Oct. 15, 2012, following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. At sentencing, Swick faces a maximum sentence of up to two years plus fine(s), costs, restitution to victims, and any other conditions deemed appropriate by the sentencing court.

Officer Joshua Lake of the Towanda Borough Police Department arrested Swick for the offense in May 2012.

Adam A. Worthington Jr, 19, Wysox, PA, entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Retail Theft, a misdemeanor of the first degree. Worthington will be sentenced on Oct. 15, 2012, following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. At sentencing, Worthington faces a maximum sentence of up to five years plus fine(s), costs, restitution to victims, and any other conditions deemed appropriate by the sentencing court. Corporal Albert Ogden of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Worthington for the offense in January 2012 following investigation of an incident that occurred in Wysox Township.

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following person was recently accepted into the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) program in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda:

Teresa Hongach, 44, Rome, PA, charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, was accepted into the ARD Program and placed on probation for a term of eight months. While on probation, Hongach will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department, which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use. Additionally, Hongach must perform community service. Trooper Joshua Fisher of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Hongach for the offense following investigation of an incident that occurred in Windham Township.