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:

Nicole Mae Decker, 24, Towanda, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to three counts of the offense of Delivery of a Controlled Substance (MDPV/bath salts). Decker will be sentenced following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. Decker was arrested for the offenses by agents of the Pennsylvania State Police Vice and Narcotics Unit.

Jason Wheeler, 32, Barton, N.Y., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol; he will be sentenced on Sept. 30, 2013. Officer Richard Horton of the Athens Township Police Department arrested Wheeler for the offense.

Philip Wayne Wood, 53, Towanda, Pa., entered pleas of guilty to the offenses of Delivery of a Controlled Substance (methamphetamine), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and False Reports to Law Enforcement Authorities; he will be sentenced on Sept. 16, 2013. An Agent of the Pennsylvania State Police Vice and Narcotics Unit arrested Wood for the Delivery count; Officer Michael Northup of the Troy Borough Police Department filed the remaining counts.

Cory G. Stillman, 19, Sayre, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Delivery of a Controlled Substance and was immediately sentenced to County Intermediate Punishment with 42 days imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility followed by 3 months of house arrest under electronic monitoring and a term of probation. Stillman was also ordered to reimburse the Commonwealth in the amount of $140 for money used to purchase a controlled substance during the incident that led to his arrest, and he will lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for six months. An Agent of the Bradford County Drug Task Force arrested Stillman for the offense.

Kyle R. Lane, 28, Wysox, Pa., entered pleas of guilty to the offenses of Possession of a Controlled Substance and Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Law Enforcement Officer; he will be sentenced on Sept. 12, 2013. Troopers Brandon Allis and David Sweeney of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Lane for the offenses following investigation of incidents that occurred in Standing Stone and Towanda Townships.

Nathan M. Whittemore, 21, New Albany, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Aggravated Indecent Assault; he will be sentenced on Nov. 21, 2013. Trooper Miranda Musik of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Whittemore for the offense following investigation of an incident that occurred in New Albany Borough.

Deborah L. Songer, 59, Sayre, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol; she will be sentenced on Oct. 3, 2013. Officer Sean Flynn of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Songer for the offense.

Matthew Carter, 25, Wysox, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol; he will be sentenced on October 10, 2013. Officer John Hennessy of the Towanda Borough Police Department arrested Carter for the offense in April 2013.

Mark Wurzler, 23, Towanda, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Conspiracy to Deliver a Controlled Substance; he will be sentenced on October 10, 2013. Agents of the Pennsylvania State Police Vice and Narcotics Unit arrested Wurzler for the offense.

Antonio Coleman, 30, Sayre, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and was immediately sentenced to imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from 90 days to six months, and a fine of $1500.00. He will also lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for 18 months with an additional 12 months for refusing to submit to blood testing at the time of his arrest. Officer Bruce Hoffman of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Coleman for the offense.

Tonya Kay Burgess, 40, Canton, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Recklessly Endangering Another Person; she will be sentenced on October 10, 2013. Trooper Joshua Fisher of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Burgess for the offense.

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

Quentin E. Landon, 34, Troy, Pa., was sentenced, following revocation of his original sentence of probation for violation of probation conditions, to imprisonment in the Bradford county Correctional Facility of from three months to 12 months for the offense of Criminal Trespass.

Connie Grace, 27, Columbia Cross Roads, Pa., was sentenced to probation for a term of six months, and a fine of $300, for the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol.

Mandy Foust, 33, Canton, Pa., was resentenced, following revocation of her original sentence of probation for violation of probation conditions, to probation for a term of 12 months, and a fine of $300, for the offense of Procuring a Drug by Alteration of a Prescription.

Christopher Shulas, 35, Ulster, Pa., was sentenced to Pennsylvania State Intermediate Punishment for a term of 24 months with at least seven months of incarceration followed by residential confinement for the balance of the term. Shulas will also lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for 12 months. The sentence resulted from earlier guilty pleas entered by Shulas to firearms violations, Criminal Trespass, threats to persons, assaultive behavior, and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol.

James Lee Nero, 31, Athens, Pa., was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in a Pennsylvania State Correctional Facility of from eight months to 24 months, and fines totaling $600, for the offenses of Simple Assault, Harassment, and Criminal Trespass. He was also ordered to pay restitution of $161.22, and fines totaling $600.00. Nero was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $161.22.

Mitch Johnson, 20, Towanda, Pa., was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from five months to 23 months, and fines totaling $200, for the offenses of Simple Assault and False Imprisonment.

Laura Dinelli, 20, Towanda, Pa., was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from 60 days to 12 months, and fines totaling $1300, for two counts of the offense of Driving under the Influence of Alcohol. Dinelli will also lose her Pennsylvania driving privilege for 12 months.

Douglas J. Carey, 26, Laceyville, Pa., was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from six months to 23 months to be followed by probation for a term of one year, and a fine of $500, for the offense of Corruption of Minors.

George Dunn, 29, Towanda, Pa., was sentenced to probation for a term of three years, and a fine of $300, for the offenses of Criminal Trespass and Bad Check. Dunn was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $727.40.

Howard C. Johnson, Sr., 50, Troy, PA, was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from four months to 18 months for the offense of Recklessly Endangering Another Person.

Devon Vert, 24, Elmira, N.Y., was resentenced, following revocation of his original sentence of probation for violation of probation conditions, to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from five months to 12 months, followed by probation for a term of two years, for the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance. Vert was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $200, and he will lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for six months.

James M. Shay, 27, St. Mary's, Pa., was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from 10 days to 18 months, and a fine of $250, for the offense of Retail Theft.

Michelle Sampson, 27, Canton, Pa., was resentenced, following revocation of her original sentence of probation for violation of probation conditions, to probation for a term of 36 months for the offense of Theft By Deception. Sampson was also ordered to pay fines totaling $600 and restitution in the amount of $1326.52.

Edward Sands, 43, Wyalusing, 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. Sands will also lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for 12 months.

Ethan M. Wood, 23, Waverly, N.Y., 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. Wood will also lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for 12 months.

Cory G. Stillman, 19, Sayre, Pa., was sentenced to probation for a term of 24 months for two counts of Theft By Unlawful Taking. Stillman was also ordered to pay a fine of $150 and restitution in the amount of $2014.00.

Steven M. Taylor, 33, Towanda, Pa., was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in a Pennsylvania State Correctional Facility of from six months to two years, and a fine of $150, for the offense of Corruption of Minors; he was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $100.

Michael J. Labor, 23, Towanda, Pa., was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from eight months to 23 months, and probation for a term of two years, for the offenses of Simple Assault, Resisting Arrest, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle. Labor was also ordered to pay a fine of $300 and restitution in the amount of $391.

Samuel Lundy, 33, Wysox, Pa., was resentenced, following revocation of his original sentence of probation, to a total term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from 90 days to 23 ½ months, and a fine of $250.00, for the offense of Conspiracy to Deliver a Controlled Substance. Lundy was also ordered to reimburse the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the amount of $160.00 for money used to purchase a controlled substance during the event leading to his arrest, and he will lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for six months.

Caleb Vanderpool, 23, Towanda, Pa., was sentenced to probation for a term of 18 months, and a fine of $250.00, for the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking.

Joshua Uhl, 21, Sayre, PA, was sentenced to State Intermediate Punishment for a term of 24 months, and fines totaling $600.00, for the offenses of Burglary, Receiving Stolen Property, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Illegal Use of a Communication Facility. Uhl was also ordered to restitution in the amount of $772.91.

Roy Kelley, 40, Towanda, Pa., was sentenced to County Intermediate Punishment for 15 months with incarceration in the Bradford County Correctional Facility followed by supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department, and a fine of $500.00, for the offense of Resisting Arrest.

Steven Nemeth, 43, Towanda, PA, was sentenced to probation for a term of 12 months, and a fine of $300.00, for the offense of Conspiracy to Possess a Controlled Substance. Nemeth was also ordered to reimburse the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the amount of $250.00 for money used to purchase a controlled substance in connection with his arrest.

Donald Daniels, 60, Sayre, Pa., was sentenced to County Intermediate Punishment for a term of 48 months which will include home confinement, supervision, and treatment programs, and a fine of $500, for the offense of Corruption of Minors. Additionally, Daniels, as a convicted sex offender, must register in accordance with Pennsylvania Megan's Law for a period of 15 years. Trooper David Pelachick of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Daniels for the offense.

Matthew J. Miller, 32, Arkansas, was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in a Pennsylvania State Correctional Facility of from 15 months to five years, and fines totaling $3000, for the offenses of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and Disorderly Conduct. Miller will also lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for two years. Trooper Joseph Mitchell of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Miller for the offense.

John Kern, II, 19, Sayre, Pa., was resentenced, following revocation of his original sentence of probation, to a term of imprisonment in the Bradford County Correctional Facility of from four months to 23 months, and probation for a term of three years, for the offense of Corruption of Minors. Kern was also ordered to pay a fine of $200 and resttitution in an amount to be determined. Trooper David Pelachick of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Kern for the offense.

David Kellogg, 22, Tioga County, Pa., entered pleas of guilty to the offenses of Aggravated Indecent Assault and Statutory Sexual Assault. Kellogg will be sentenced on Dec. 12, 2013 following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department and completion of an evaluation to determine if Kellogg meets the criteria for classification as a sexually violent predator under Pennsylvania's Megan's Law. Trooper David Pelachick of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Kellogg for the offense.

Gordon Bull, 44, Towanda, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol; he will be sentenced on Sept. 17, 2013. Officer Joshua Lake of the Towanda Borough Police Department arrested Bull for the offense.

Bradley Sampson, 19, Sayre, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offenses of Disorderly Conduct and Underage Drinking; Sampson will be sentenced on Oct. 7, 2013. Officer Thomas VanFleet of the Athens Township Police Department arrested Sampson for the offense.

Paul Vanderpool, 24, Towanda, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking. Vanderpool will be sentenced following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. Trooper Michael Mislevy of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Vanderpool for the offense.

Kelly Place, Monroeton, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Hindering Apprehension; she will be sentenced on Oct. 10, 2013. Deputy Brian Wibirt of the Bradford County Sheriff's Department arrested Place for the offense.

Keighley Park, 28, Waverly, N.Y., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Delivery of a Controlled Substance; she will be sentenced on Oct. 7, 2013. Agents of the Pennsylvania State Police Vice and Narcotics Unit arrested Park for the offense.

Bryan Hoft, 26, Ulster, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol; he will be sentenced on Oct. 10, 2013. Corporal Norman Strauss of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Hoft for the offense.

George Kinne, 52, Towanda, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Simple Assault; he will be sentenced on Oct. 10, 2013. Trooper Matthew Grebeck of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Kinne for the offense.

Ryan Knecht, 26, Wysox, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol; he will be sentenced on Oct. 7, 2013. Officer Bryan Bellows of the Towanda Borough Police Department arrested Knecht for the offense.

James Wakefield, Sayre, Pa., entered pleas of guilty to two counts of the offense of Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Heroin); he will be sentenced on Oct. 10, 2013. Agents of the Pennsylvania State Police Vice and Narcotics Unit arrested Wakefield for the offenses.

Catherine Lane, 31, Laceyville, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver; she will be sentenced on Oct. 10, 2013. Agents of the Pennsylvania State Police Vice and Narcotics Unit arrested Lane for the offense.

Paul Dudock, 23, Meshoppen, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. Dudock will be sentenced following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. Trooper David Kittle of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Dudock for the offense.

Bryan Rosario Medina, 24, Philadelphia, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol; he will be sentenced in October 2013. Trooper Kevin Hibson of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Rosario Medina for the offense.

Joshua Alliger, 27, Athens, Pa., entered pleas of guilty to two counts of the offense of Statutory Sexual Assault; he will be sentenced in November 2013 following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department and completion of an evaluation to determine if Alliger meets the criteria for classification as a sexually violent predator under Pennsylvania's Megan's Law. Officer Timothy Cahill of the Athens Borough Police Department arrested Alliger for the offenses.

Nicole I. Northrup, 25, Granville, 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 David Pelachick of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Northrup for the offense.

Daniel Soto Ramirez, 26, Towanda, 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. Trooper Michael Moser of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Ramirez for the offense.

Samuel Shoemake, 19, Sayre, Pa., entered pleas of guilty to the offenses of Theft By Unlawful Taking and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol; he will be sentenced on September 30, 2013. Sergeant Daniel Reynolds and Officer Jeremy Horton, respectively, arrested Shoemake for the offenses.

Russell Allen Matthews, 22, Troy, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Indecent Assault; he will be sentenced following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department and completion of an evaluation to determine if Matthews meets the criteria for classification as a sexually violent predator under Pennsylvania's Megan's Law. Trooper David Pelachick of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Matthews for the offense.

Brandon Davis, 25, Towanda, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance. Davis will be sentenced in October 2013 following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. Corporal Norman Strauss of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Davis for the offense.

John C. Boone, 18, Jersey Shore, Pa., entered pleas of guilty to six counts of the offense of Recklessly Endangering Another Person. Boone will be sentenced in October 2013 following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. Trooper Miranda Musick of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Boone for the offenses.

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, Pa.:

Roland Aeppli, 37, Wyalusing, Pa., charged with the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol by Trooper Kevin Hibson of the Pennsylvania State Police in February 2013, was accepted into the ARD Program and placed on probation for a term of 12 months. While on probation, Aeppli will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department, which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use. Additionally, Aeppli 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 60 days.

Ricky D. Gowin, Jr., 27, Mehoopany, Pa., charged with the offense of Forgery in March 2013 by Trooper Matthew Grebeck the Pennsylvania State Police, was accepted into the ARD Program and placed on probation for a term of nine months. While on probation, Gowin will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department, which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use. Additionally, Gowin must perform 40 hours of community service with the DUI Litter Brigade, pay restitution in the amount of $2330, and attend a Victim Impact Panel as conditions of ARD placement.

Jason K. Allen, 32, Towanda, Pa., charged with the offense of Criminal Conspiracy to Commit Delivery of a Controlled Substance in November 2012 by an Agent of the Pennsylvania State Police Vice and Narcotics Unit, was accepted into the ARD Program and placed on probation for a term of 12 months. While on Probation, Allen will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department, which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use. Additionally, Allen must perform 40 hours of community service and reimburse the Commonwealth in the amount of $40.00 for money used to purchase a controlled substance in connection with his arrest as conditions of ARD placement.

William R. Collison, 31, Decatur, Miss., charged with the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol in April 2013 by Officer Bryan Bellows of the Towanda Borough Police Department, was accepted into the ARD Program and placed on probation for a term of nine months. While on Probation, Collison will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department, which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use. Additionally, Collison 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 60 days.

Brandon T. Gardner, 38, Ulster, Pa., charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol in April 2013 by Trooper Wayne Dunkling of the Pennsylvania State Police in February 2013, was accepted into the ARD Program and placed on probation for a term of nine months. While on Probation, Gardner will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department, which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use. Additionally, Gardner must perform 40 hours of 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 60 days.

Michael M. Kobbe, 19, Troy, Pa., charged with the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol in May 2013 by Trooper Joshua Fisher of the Pennsylvania State Police, was accepted into the ARD Program and placed on probation for a term of 12 months. While on Probation, Kobbe will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department, which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use. Additionally, Kobbe must perform community service with DUI Litter Brigade and attend a Victim Impact Panel as conditions of ARD placement; he will also lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for 90 days.

Brian Bastion, 44, Canton, Pa., charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol in January 2013 by Trooper Kevin Hibson of the Pennsylvania State Police, was accepted into the ARD Program and placed on probation for a term of 12 months. While on Probation, Bastion will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department, which supervision will include monitoring for drug and alcohol use. Additionally, Bastion 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.

Lindsey Hart, 24, Columbia Cross Roads, Pa., charged with a Firearms law violation by Trooper David Pelachick of the Pennsylvania State Police in November 2011, was accepted into the ARD Program and placed on probation for a term of 14 months. While on probation, Hart will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department, which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use. Additionally, Hart must perform 40 hours community service as a condition of ARD placement.

Onyhka Hughson, 25, Towanda, Pa., charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol by Officer John Hennessy of the Towanda Borough Police Department in April 2013, was accepted into the ARD Program and placed on probation for a term of 12 months. While on probation Hughson will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department, which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use. Additionally, Hughson must perform community service with the DUI Litter Brigade and attend a Victim Impact Panel as conditions of ARD placement; Hughson will also lose the privilege to operate a motor vehicle in the State of Pennsylvania for 60 days.

Schuyler Stevens, 19, Towanda, Pa., charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol by Officer Bryan Bellows of the Towanda Borough Police Department in April 2013, was accepted into the ARD Program and placed on probation for a term of 12 months. While on probation Stevens will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department, which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use. Additionally, Stevens 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 90 days.

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following person(s) recently entered a plea of Nolo Contendere in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda, Pa. (a plea of Nolo Contendere has the same legal effect as a plea of guilty and may be accepted by a criminal court in cases in which the Defendant has no specific recollection of committing the crime alleged):

Russell Matthews, 22, Troy, Pa., entered a plea of nolo contendere to the offense of Indecent Assault on a Child. Matthews will be sentenced on Nov. 21, 2013, following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department and an evaluation to determine if he meets the criteria for classification as a sexually violent predator under Pennsylvania's Megan's Law. Trooper David Pelachick of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Matthews for the offense in March 2013.

Timothy Murphy, 62, Sayre, Pa., entered a plea of nolo contendere to Terroristic Threats, a felony of the third degree; he will be sentenced on October 10, 2013. Officer Nathan Ross of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Murphy for the offense.