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

Beth Kaczar, 32, Wyalusing, Pa., was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in a Pennsylvania State Correctional Facility of from one month to 12 months, and a fine of $500, for the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance, a misdemeanor. Kaczar will also lose her Pennsylvania driving privilege for six months. The sentence was imposed following an earlier guilty plea. Agents of the Pennsylvania State Vice and Narcotics Unit arrested Kaczar for the offense in January 2011 after an incident in Wyalusing Borough. Kaczar may be eligible for parole after serving the minimum sentence and, if paroled, she will be subject to supervision and monitoring by the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole.

George White, 21, East Waterford, Pa., was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from 72 hours to six months followed by probation for a term of one year, and fines totaling $500, for the offenses of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor, and Flight to Avoid Apprehension, a misdemeanor of the second degree. White will also lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for 12 months. The sentences were imposed following earlier guilty pleas. Trooper Joshua Fisher of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested White for the offense in October 2011 after an incident in Sheshequin Township. White may be eligible for parole after serving the minimum sentence and if paroled, and while on probation, he will be subject to supervision and monitoring by the Bradford County Probation Department; violation of probation conditions can result in revocation of probation and resentencing.

Carole Wereski, 50, Towanda, Pa., was sentenced to probation for a term of 18 months, and a fine of $300, for the offense of Theft By Deception, a misdemeanor of the second degree. Wereski was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $32. The sentence was imposed following an earlier guilty plea. Trooper Michael Moser of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Wereski for the offense in December 2011 after an incident in Towanda Borough

Johnnie Fuller, 35, Towanda, Pa., was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in a Pennsylvania State Correctional Facility of from 13 months to 30 months, and a fine of $1100, for the offenses of Criminal Trespass, a felony of the third degree; Attempt to Commit Access Device Fraud, a misdemeanor of the second degree; and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor. The sentences were imposed following earlier guilty pleas. Trooper Bryan Fedor of the Pennsylvania State Police and Officer David Lantz of the Towanda Borough Police Department arrested Fuller for the offenses in December 2010 and March of 2011, respectively, after incidents in Columbia Township and Towanda Borough. Fuller 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.

Steven Davidson, 25, Chambersburg, Ill., was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from 72 hours to six months to be followed by probation for a term of 12 months for the offenses of Resisting Arrest, a misdemeanor of the second degree, and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor. Davidson was also ordered to pay fines totaling $1500 and he will lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for 12 months with an additional license suspension of 12 months for refusal to submit to testing at the time of arrest. The sentences were imposed following earlier guilty pleas. Officer Eric Keir of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Davidson for the offenses in January 2012. Davidson may be eligible for parole after serving the minimum sentence and, if paroled, and while on probation, he will be subject to supervision and monitoring by the Bradford County Probation Department.

Joshua Foster, 27, Bronx, N.Y., was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from 14 days to 18 months, and fine of $1000, for the offense of Criminal Trespass, a misdemeanor of the second degree. The sentence was imposed following an earlier guilty plea. Trooper John Kern of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Foster for the offense in December 2011 after an incident in Warren Township. Foster 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.

Richard A. Wood, 18, Towanda, Pa., was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from six days, to one year followed by Probation for a term of 1 year, and a total fine of $350, for the offenses of Corruption of Minors, a misdemeanor of the first degree, and Indecent Assault, a misdemeanor of the second degree. The sentence was imposed following earlier guilty pleas. Trooper Thad Warnick of Pennsylvania State Police arrested Wood for the offense in December 2011 after an incident in Monroeton Borough. Wood may be eligible for parole after serving the minimum sentence and, if paroled, and while on probation, he will be subject to supervision and monitoring by the Bradford County Probation Department; violations of probation conditions can result in revocation of probation and resentencing.

Robert Hunsicker, 46, Canton, Pa., was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from five days to six months, and a fine of $1000, for the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor. Hunsicker will also lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for 12 months. The sentence was imposed following an earlier guilty plea. Officer Trent Wright of the Canton Borough Police Department arrested Hunsicker for the offense in June 2011. Hunsicker 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.

Linda Vandevelde-Rivera, 50, Canton, Pa., was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from five days to six months, and a fine of $1000, for the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor. Vandevelde-Rivera will also lose her Pennsylvania driving privilege for 12 months. The sentence was imposed following an earlier guilty plea. Officer Denny Slater of the Athens Township Police Department arrested Vandevelde-Rivera for the offense in October 2011. Vandevelde-Rivera 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.

Ronald Smith, 25, Laceyville, Pa., was sentenced to probation for a term of nine months, and a fine of $400, for the offenses of Possession of a Small Amount of Marihuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, each a misdemeanor. Smith will also lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for six months. The sentence was imposed following earlier guilty pleas. Trooper Joshua Fisher of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Smith for the offenses in June 2011 after an incident in Wyalusing Borough. While on Probation, Smith will be subject to supervision and monitoring by the Bradford County Probation Department; violations of probation conditions can result in revocation of probation and resentencing.

J. Nathaniel Hampton, 26, Towanda, Pa., was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from five days to six months, and a fine of $1000, for the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor. Hampton will also lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for 12 months. The sentence was imposed following an earlier guilty plea. Officer Josh Lake of the Towanda Borough Police Department arrested Hampton for the offense in July 2011. Hampton 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.

Bryan J. Alteri, 42, no permanent address, was resentenced to a term of imprisonment in a Pennsylvania State Correctional Facility of from 5 years to 14 years, and a fine of $500, for the offenses of Burglary, a felony of the first degree; Escape, a felony of the third degree; Possession of a Controlled Substance, a misdemeanor; Theft By Unlawful Taking, a misdemeanor of the third degree; and Conspiracy to Commit Theft By Deception, a misdemeanor of the second degree. The sentences were imposed following conviction of the offenses after criminal trial by jury. Officer Bruce Hoffman of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Alteri for the offenses in May 2011. Alteri 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.

Dylan Beers, 18, Athens, Pa., was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional facility of from two months to 23 months, 29 days followed by probation for 24 months, and fines totaling $2300, for two counts of the offense of Criminal Trespass, each a felony of the third degree; Receiving Stolen Property, a misdemeanor of the second degree; Receiving Stolen Property, a misdemeanor of the third degree; and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a misdemeanor. Beers was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $1260.50. The sentences were imposed following earlier guilty pleas. Beers was arrested for the offenses in July and November of 2011, and January and March 0f 2012, by Bradford County law enforcement officers following incidents that occurred in Athens Borough, Athens Township, and Towanda Township. Beers may be eligible for parole after serving the minimum sentence and, if paroled, and while on probation, 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, Pa:

Brain M. Edsall, 33, Towanda, Pa., entered pleas of guilty to the offenses of Possession of Precursors for Methamphetamine, a felony; Tampering with Evidence, a misdemeanor of the second degree; and Defiant Trespass, a misdemeanor of the third degree. Edsall will be sentenced on July 5, 2012, following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. At sentencing, Edsall faces a maximum sentence of up to 13 years plus fine(s), costs, restitution to victims, and any other conditions deemed appropriate by the sentencing court. Trooper Brandon Allis of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Edsall for the offenses in December 2011 following investigation of an incident that occurred in North Towanda Township.

Joseph M. Van Dyke, 34, Ridgebury Township, entered a plea of guilty to the offenses of Endangering the Welfare of Children, a misdemeanor of the first degree, and Possession of a Controlled Substance, a misdemeanor. VanDyke will be sentenced on July 5, 2012, following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. At sentencing, VanDyke faces a maximum sentence of up to 6 years plus fine(s), costs, restitution to victims, and any other conditions deemed appropriate by the sentencing court. Trooper Kevin Hibson of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested VanDyke for the offense in January 2012 following investigation of an incident that occurred in Ridgebury Township.

Richard L. Johnson, 45, Towanda, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance, a misdemeanor. Johnson will be sentenced on July 5, 2012, following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. At sentencing, Johnson faces a maximum sentence of up to 1 year plus fine(s), costs, restitution to victims, and any other conditions deemed appropriate by the sentencing court. An agent of the Pennsylvania State Police Vice and Narcotics Unit arrested Adams for the offense in May 2011 following investigation of an incident that occurred in Towanda Borough.

Dylan Beers, 18, Athens, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to Flight to Avoid Apprehension, a misdemeanor of the second degree. Beers will be sentenced following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. At sentencing, Beers 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. Trooper Craig Flynn of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Beers for the offense in October 2011 following investigation of a incident that occurred in Wysox Township.

Benjamin Ball, 23, Montrose, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Conspiracy to Commit Burglary, a felony of the second degree. Ball will be sentenced on July 5, 2012, following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. At sentencing, Ball faces a maximum sentence of up to 10 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 Ball for the offense in September 2011 following investigation of an incident that occurred in Wyalusing Borough.

Gregory Baker, 20, Sayre, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offenses of Criminal Trespass, a felony of the third degree, and Theft by Unlawful Taking, a misdemeanor of the third degree. Baker will be sentenced on July 5, 2012, following the preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. At sentencing, Baker faces a maximum sentence of up to eight years plus fine(s), costs, restitution to victims, and any other conditions deemed appropriate by the sentencing court. Officer John Fedorchak of the Athens Township Police Department arrested Baker for the offense in August 2011.

James Heath, 32, League City, Texas, entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor. Heath will be sentenced on July 5, 2012, following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. At sentencing, Heath 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 Wayne Dunkling of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Heath for the offense in April 2011 following investigation of an incident that occurred in Towanda 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:

Shannon Grimes, 24, Wyalusing, Pa., charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor, was accepted into the ARD Program and placed on probation for a term of nine months. While on Probation Grimes will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department, which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use. Additionally, Grimes must perform community service with the DUI Litter Brigade and attend a Victim Impact Panel; she will also lose her Pennsylvania driving privilege for 30 days. Trooper Kevin Hibson of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Grimes for the offense following investigation of a traffic stop that occurred in Wysox Township in January 2012.