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

Rance Soule, 55, a resident of the state of Florida, entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Aggravated Indecent Assault involving a minor; he is scheduled for sentencing in October. Trooper Miranda Musick of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Soule for the offense following investigation of an incident that occurred in South Creek Township.

Brian T. Hanna, 38, Montoursville, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol; he will be sentenced following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. Officer Richard Horton of the Athens Township Police Department arrested Hanna for the offense in March 2013.

Ellen Johnson, 48, Sayre, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offenses of Delivery of a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Controlled Substance; she will be sentenced on Sept. 5, 2013. Agents of the Pennsylvania State Police Vice and Narcotics Unit arrested Johnson for the offenses in December 2012 following investigation of an incident that occurred in Towanda Borough.

Sadie D. Wilcox, 21, Troy, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Theft By Unlawful Taking; she will be sentenced following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. Trooper Nathan Lewis of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Wilcox for the offense following investigation of an incident that occurred in Towanda Township.

Wendy Sue Garner, 32, Towanda, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Harassment and was sentenced to probation for a term of 90 days and a fine of $100. Trooper George Layou of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Garner for the offense following investigation of an incident that occurred in Towanda Township.

Toris Garner, 37, Towanda, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Harassment and was sentenced to probation for a term of 90 days and a fine of $100. Trooper George Layou of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Garner for the offense following investigation of an incident that occurred in Towanda Township.

David Griffith, 48, Towanda, Pa., entered pleas of guilty to the offenses of Conspiracy to Commit Insurance Fraud and Driving While Operating Privilege Suspended; he will be sentenced on Sept. 16, 2013. Officer Ryan Edsell of the Towanda Borough Police Department arrested Griffith for the offenses in December 2012.

Dale Louis Yates, 43, New Albany, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol; he will be sentenced on Sept. 12, 2013. Trooper Michael Trebendis of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Yates for the offense following investigation of an incident that occurred in Towanda Township.

Shon Saxon, 19, Wysox, Pa., entered pleas of guilty to the offenses of Theft By Unlawful Taking and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; he will be sentenced on Sept. 5, 2013. Troopers James Dughi and Matthew Grebeck of the Pennsylvania State Police, respectively, arrested Saxon for the offenses following investigation of incidents that occurred in North Towanda and Orwell Townships.

Robert Porter, 21, Sayre, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Theft by Deception and was sentenced to probation for a term of one year. Trooper Jeffrey Creedon of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Porter for the offense following investigation of an incident that occurred in Athens Township.

Karen Stevens, 30, Ulster, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Possession of MDPV (Bath Salts) and was sentenced to imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility for a term of six months and a fine of $100. Trooper David Pelachick of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Stevens for the offense following investigation of an incident that occurred in Ulster Township.

Tiffany Rose, 24, Athens, Pa., entered pleas of guilty to the offenses of Retail Theft and Access Device Fraud; she will be sentenced on September 5. Officer John Fedorchak of the Athens Township Police Department and Trooper Jeffrey Sredenschek of the Pennsylvania State Police, respectively, arrested Rose for the offenses in May 2013 and July 2012.

Scott Cron, 27, Wysox, Pa., entered pleas of guilty to the offenses of Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Police Officer, Resisting Arrest, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Tampering with Evidence; he will be sentenced on Sept. 5, 2013. Wildlife Conservation Officer Jeffrey Oleniacz of the Pennsylvania Game Commission arrested Cron for the offenses in April 2013 following incidents that occurred in Leroy and Wysox Townships.

Ryan Allis, 19, Towanda, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking; he was sentenced on Aug. 29, 2013. Trooper Joshua Fisher of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Allis following investigation of an incident that occurred in Wysox Township in June 2012.

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

Benjamin Hiley, 35, Athens, Pa., was sentenced to probation for a total term of six months, and a fine of $150, for the offenses of Criminal Trespass and Public Drunkenness. Officer Cody Welch of the Athens Borough Police Department arrested Hiley for the offense in March 2013.

Karen G. Novotny, 49, Athens, Pa., was sentenced to imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility for a term of 10 days, a consecutive 18 month term of probation, and fines totaling $1000, for the offenses of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Possession of a Controlled Substance (Heroin), and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Officer Derek Dekar of the Athens Borough Police Department arrested Novotny for the offenses in August 2012.

Sadie Wilcox, 21, Troy, Pa., was sentenced to County Intermediate Punishment, with a total term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from two months and 158 days to 18 months and 180 days, for the offenses of Defiant Trespass and Theft By Unlawful Taking. Troopers John Youngblood and Nate Lewis of the Pennsylvania State Police, respectively, arrested Wilcox for the offenses following investigation of incidents that occurred in Troy Borough and Towanda Township..

Ashly Hamilton, 21, Elmira, N.Y., was sentenced to probation for a term of one year, and a fine if $200, for the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance; Hamilton will also lose her Pennsylvania driving privilege for six months. Officer Derek Watkins of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Hamilton for the offense in September 2011.

Jean Lane, 40, Towanda, Pa., was sentenced to probation for a term of 15 months for the offense of Default in Required Appearance. Deputy David Bush of the Bradford County Sheriff's Department arrested Lane for the offense in February 2013.

Rebecca Carson, 37, Wellsboro, 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 $1000, for the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. Carson will also lose her Pennsylvania driving privilege for 12 months. Trooper Nathan Lewis of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Larson for the offense following investigation of an incident that occurred in Columbia Township.

Christopher Toth, 47, was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from six months to 12 months for the offense of Theft By Unlawful Taking. Toth was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $310. Trooper John Youngblood of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Toth for the offense following investigation of an incident that occurred in Columbia Township.

Kent Reynolds, 47, Rome, 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. Reynolds will also lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for 12 months with an additional 12 months for refusal to submit to blood testing at the time of arrest. Officer Bryan Bellows of the Towanda Borough Police Department arrested Reynolds for the offense in March 2013.

Christina Paris, 22, Wyalusing, Pa., was sentenced to probation for a term of 21 months, and a fine of $250, for the offenses of Possession of Controlled Substances (MDPV-Bath Salts) and Use of False Identification. An agent of the Pennsylvania State Police Vice and Narcotics Unit arrested Paris for Possession of a Controlled Substance following investigation of an incident that occurred in Wysox Township; Trooper Joshua Thompson of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Paris for the False ID charge in connection with an incident that took place in Wyalusing Township.

Shane Collins, 27, Covington, Pa., was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from two months to 23 months, and a fine of $500, for the offense of Resisting Arrest. Trooper Kevin Hibson of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Collins for the offense following investigation of an incident that occurred in Troy Borough.

Keith Hall, 39, Ulster, Pa., was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from three months to 23 months, and a fine of $200, for the offense of Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Oxycodone), An agent of the Pennsylvania State Police Vice and Narcotics Unit arrested Hall for following investigation of an incident that occurred in November.

William H. McClintic, Jr., 20, Monroeton, Pa., was sentenced to County Intermediate Punishment with 98 days in the Bradford County Correctional Facility and 13 months under probation supervision, for the offense of Simple Assault. Officer Joshua Lake of the Towanda Borough Police Department arrested McClintic for the offense in April 2013.

Shawn Palmer, 21, Waverly, N.Y., was resentenced, following revocation of his original sentence of probation for violation of probation conditions, to probation for a term of 23 and one-half months, and a fine of $250, for the offense of Theft By Unlawful Taking. Officer Eric Keir of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Palmer for the offense in 2009.

David D. Collins, 51, Susquehanna, Pa., was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from three months to 23 months, and a fine of $1000, for the offense of Invasion of Privacy by Videotaping. Officer Eric Keir of the Sayre Police Department arrested Collins for the offense in July 2012.

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

Kimberly J. Pardoe, 39, Dushore, Pa., charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol in March 2013 by Officer John Hennessy 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, Pardoe will be subject to supervision, which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use. Additionally, Pardoe must perform community service with the DUI Litter Brigade and attend a Victim Impact Panel as conditions of ARD placement; she will also lose her Pennsylvania driving privilege for 30 days.

Penny Wells, 43, Sayre, Pa., charged with the offense of Welfare Fraud, in 2011 by, Deputy Alexis Goldman, Office of the Pennsylvania Inspector General's Office, was accepted into the ARD Program and placed on probation for a term of 23 months. While on probation, Wells will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department, which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use. Additionally, Wells must perform 40 hours of community service and pay restitution of $9,431.77 as conditions of ARD placement.

Stephanie Parker, 28, Monroeton, Pa., charged with the offense of False Report to Law Enforcement Authorities by Trooper David Pelachick of the Pennsylvania State Police, was accepted into the ARD Program and placed on probation for a term of six months. While on probation, Parker will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department, which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use. Additionally, Parker must perform 40 hours of community service as a condition of ARD placement.

Ian Kelley, 21, Elmira, N.Y., charged with the offenses of Possession of Marijuana and Simple Assault in March 2013 by the Athens and Sayre Borough Police Departments, was accepted into the ARD Program and placed on probation for a term of 12 months. While on probation Kelley will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department, which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use. Additionally, Kelley must perform 40 hours of community service as a condition of ARD placement.

Stephanie Craft, 30, Owego, N.Y., charged with the offense of Theft By Unlawful Taking by Sergeant Steven Burlingame of the Sayre Borough Police Department, was accepted into the ARD Program and placed on probation for a term of 12 months. While on probation Craft will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department, which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use.

Alex G. Euceda, 22, Towanda, Pa., charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol in March 2013 by Officer John Hennessy 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, Euceda will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department, which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use. Additionally, Euceda must perform community service with the DUI Litter Brigade and attend a Victim Impact Panel as conditions of ARD placement; he will also lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for 30 days.

Quay Jones, 18, Ulster, Pa., charged with the offense of Terroristic Threats by the Athens Borough Police Department, was accepted into the ARD Program and placed on probation for a term of 12 months. While on probation, Jones will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department, which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use. Additionally, Jones must perform 40 hours community service as a condition of ARD placement.

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following persons entered pleas of Nolo Contendere recently in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas in Towanda, Pa (a plea of Nolo Contendere (No Contest) has the same legal effect as a guilty plea and may be accepted by the court in cases where the Defendant cannot recall committing the offense(s) charged but concedes that the Commonwealth's evidence will prove his/her guilt):

Rowan Bond, 18, Warren Center, Pa., entered a plea of nolo contendere to the offense of Disorderly Conduct and, as sentence thereon, he was ordered to pay a fine of $300.

Benjamin Hiley, 35, Athens, Pa., entered a plea of nolo contendere to the offenses of Criminal Trespass and Public Drunkenness and was sentenced to probation for a term of six months and a fine of $150. Officer Cody Welch of the Athens Borough Police Department arrested Hiley for the offenses in March 2013.

Monica Ellenberger, 31, Canton, Pa., entered a plea of nolo contendere to the offenses of Receiving Stolen Property and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; she will be sentenced on Sept. 5, 2013. Officer Joshua Heckman of the Canton Borough Police Department arrested Ellenberger for the offense in January 2013.

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

William Fenton, 36, Sayre, Pa., entered a plea of guilty before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw to the offense of Harassment and was ordered to pay a fine of $300, and court costs. Officer Jeremy Horton of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Fenton for the offense in July 2012.

Thomas Bashore, 46, Sayre, Pa., entered a plea of guilty before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw to the offenses of Loitering and Prowling at Night, Disorderly Conduct, and Public Drunkenness; as sentence thereon he was ordered to serve 10 days in the Bradford County Correctional Facility and pay court costs. Officer Bruce Huffman of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Bashore for the offenses in December 2012.

Isaac L. Strope, 60, Wysox, Pa., entered a plea of guilty before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton to the offense of Harassment and was sentenced to imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility for a term equal to the number of days already served at time of sentencing and he was ordered to pay court costs. Trooper Joshua Fisher of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Strope for the offense in July 2013 following investigation of an incident that occurred in Wysox Township.

Timothy M. Manahan, 42, Laceyville, Pa., entered a plea of guilty before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton to the offense of False Report to Law Enforcement Authorities and was sentenced to pay a fine and court costs. Trooper Miranda Musick of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Manahan for the offense in July 2013 following investigation of an incident that occurred in Wysox Township.

Paul B. Vanderpool, 25, Towanda, Pa., entered a plea of guilty before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton to the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking and, as sentence thereon, was ordered to pay a fine and restitution in the amount of $116.80. Trooper Mark Sadowski of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Vanderpool for the offense in May 2013 following investigation of an incident that occurred in Wysox Township.

Douglas W. Despreaux, 44, Gillett, Pa., entered a plea of guilty before Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Wilcox to the offense of Disorderly Conduct and, as sentence thereon, he was ordered to pay a fine and court costs. Trooper Matthew Grebeck of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Despreaux for the offense in July 2013 following investigation of an incident that occurred in South Creek Township.

Travis J. Polzella, 31, Athens, Pa., entered a plea of guilty before Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Wilcox to the offense of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and, as sentence thereon, he was ordered to pay a fine of $1000 and court costs. Trooper Mark Sadowski of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Polzella for the offense in July 2013 following investigation of an incident that occurred in Burlington Township.

Joel D. Vanderpool, 30, Towanda, Pa., entered a plea of guilty before Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Wilcox to the offense of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and, as sentence thereon, he was ordered to pay a fine of $1000 and court costs. Trooper George Layou of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Vanderpool for the offense in February 2013 following investigation of an incident that occurred in West Burlington Township.

Michael Jackson, 27, Muncy, Pa., entered a plea of guilty before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw to the offense of Disorderly Conduct and, as sentence thereon, he was ordered to serve 10 days in the Bradford County Correctional Facility and pay court costs. Officer Jason Serfas of the Athens Township Police Department arrested Jackson for the offense in July 2012.

Gerald Sutton, 47, Towanda, Pa., entered a plea of guilty before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw to the offense of Defiant Trespass and he was sentenced to serve 12 days in the Bradford County Correctional facility and pay court costs. Officer Thomas Wilson of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Sutton for the offense in July 2013.

Mindy Rose Burnette, 25, Towanda, Pa., pled guilty to a felony charge of corruption of minors in Bradford Count Court on Monday. The plea was entered before jury selection began on charges brought by the Towanda Borough Police Department. Burnette will be sentenced in December following an investigation by the Bradford County Probation Office and a report by the Sexual Offender's Assessment Board. Officer Ryan Edsell of the Towanda Borough Police Department filed the charges in February after investigating incidents involving Burnette and a male minor.

Bradford County District Attorney announced that the following persons were sentenced Aug. 29, 2013 in the Court of Common Pleas:

Richard Long, 32, of Indiana, Pa., was sentenced to a tem if imprisonment in a Pennsylvania State Correctional Facility for 30 to 120 months for a fatal accident in Wells Township last March. Long's girlfriend, 26 year old Corry Suman, was killed in the one vehicle accident which occurred late in the morning of April 5, 2012. Witnesses said that Long's F-350 pick-up truck, owned by a New Jersey drilling firm, was driven erratically before the crash. Long thought he had fallen asleep after staying up most of the night packing for a move. Tests show Long had marijuana THC in his system. Trooper Robert Evans made the arrest after investigating the accident.

Joseph White, Millerton, Pa., was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in a State Prison for three years to 10 years for aggravated assault. White struck his girlfriend's two year old daughter and broke the child's leg in December 2012. Trooper Nate Lewis of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Brown following invesitagation of an incident that occurred in Wells Township.