CRIM­I­NAL COURT

The Republican Herald - - COURT - BY PETER E. BORTNER STAFF WRITER con­tact the writer: pbort­ner@ re­pub­li­can­her­ald. com; 570- 628- 6014

POTTSVILLE — A Pottsville woman showed up for court a week late, but still will not have to go to prison af­ter ad­mit­ting Thurs­day to a Schuylkill County judge that she stole items from a gro­cery store in Septem­ber 2017 in the city.

Ivana A. Jimenez, 21, pleaded guilty to re­tail theft. Judge John E. Do­ma­lakes ac­cepted her plea, placed her on pro­ba­tion for 12 months and also sen­tenced her to pay costs, $ 50 to the Crim­i­nal Jus­tice En­hance­ment Ac­count, a $ 50 bench war­rant fee and $ 140.74 resti­tu­tion.

Pottsville po­lice had charged Jimenez with steal­ing mer­chan­dise from the Gi­ant Food Store, 500 Progress Ave., on Sept. 16, 2017. The store will re­ceive the resti­tu­tion that Jimenez must pay.

Jimenez had been sched­uled to plead guilty on Sept. 26 be­fore Judge Jacque­line L. Rus­sell.

Also in the county court, Fer

nando J. Fon­seca, 24, of Cres­sona, is headed to state prison af­ter Pres­i­dent Judge Wil­liam E. Bald­win sen­tenced him on Oct. 2 to serve six to 12 months in a state cor­rec­tional in­sti­tu­tion. Bald­win made the sen­tence con­sec­u­tive to the one Fon­seca al­ready was serv­ing.

Bald­win sen­tenced Fon­seca af­ter re­vok­ing his pro­ba­tion.

Fon­seca orig­i­nally pleaded guilty on May 27, 2016, to crim­i­nal mis­chief. At that time, Bald­win placed him on pro­ba­tion for 12 months, and also sen­tenced him to pay costs and a $ 50 bench war­rant fee.

Pottsville po­lice had charged Fon­seca with com­mit­ting his crime on Dec. 2, 2014, in the city.

In an­other Oct. 2 case, Bald­win re­voked the pa­role of Evan

22, of Me­chan­ics­burg, recom­mit­ted him to prison and or­dered him to un­dergo a men­tal health eval­u­a­tion.

Kloss orig­i­nally pleaded guilty on Jan. 17 to sim­ple as­sault, with prose­cu­tors with­draw­ing charges of ter­ror­is­tic threats and ha­rass­ment. At that time, Bald­win sen­tenced him to serve 36 days to 23 months in prison and pay costs, a $ 50 CJEA pay­ment and a $ 50 bench war­rant fee.

State po­lice at Schuylkill Haven had charged Kloss with com­mit­ting the as­sault on Feb. 11, 2016, in Tower City.

Also in the county court, Bald­win re­cently re­voked the pro­ba­tion of Saye N. Ki­likpo, 29, of Ma­cungie, and sen­tenced him to serve one to 12 months in prison.

Ki­likpo orig­i­nally pleaded guilty on to false iden­ti­fi­ca­tion to law en­force­ment, with prose­cu­tors with­draw­ing charges of driv­ing un­reg­is­tered ve­hi­cle, driv­ing without a li­cense and op­er­at­ing ve­hi­cle without valid in­spec­tion. At that time, Bald­win placed Ki­likpo on pro­ba­tion for 12 months, and also sen­tenced him to pay costs, a $ 50 CJEA pay­ment and a $ 50 bench war­rant fee.

Pottsville po­lice had charged Ki­likpo with com­mit­ting his crime on Nov. 14, 2015, in the city.

In other re­cent county court ac­tion, Bald­win ac­cepted guilty pleas from, and, pur­suant to agree­ments be­tween prose­cu­tors and de­fen­dants, im­posed the in­di­cated sen­tences on, the fol­low­ing peo­ple:

Kyle C. Kaplafka, 37, of Frackville; driv­ing un­der the in­flu­ence; 10 days in prison, 40 days house ar­rest with elec­tronic mon­i­tor­ing, four months and 10 days pro­ba­tion, $ 750 fine and 15 hours com­mu­nity ser­vice. Prose­cu­tors with­drew

charges of ac­ci­dent in­volv­ing dam­age to unat­tended ve­hi­cle or prop­erty, dis­re­gard­ing traf­fic lane, stop sign vi­o­la­tion, seat belt vi­o­la­tion and vi­o­la­tion of re­stric­tions on al­co­holic bev­er­ages.

Gre­gory J. Mor­gan, 27, of Cres­sona; DUI, fail­ure to obey traf­fic con­trol de­vices and care­less driv­ing; 10 days in prison, 40 days house ar­rest with elec­tronic mon­i­tor­ing, four months and 10 days pro­ba­tion, $ 800 in fines, $ 100 pay­ment to the Sub­stance Abuse Ed­u­ca­tion Fund, $ 520 resti­tu­tion to Le­high Val­ley Health Net­work and 15 hours com­mu­nity ser­vice. Prose­cu­tors with­drew charges of dis­re­gard­ing traf­fic lane, im­proper left turn and stop sign vi­o­la­tion.

John M. Pan­de­lios, 24, of Harrisburg; flight to avoid ap­pre­hen­sion or trial; 12 months pro­ba­tion and $ 50 CJEA pay­ment.

Sarah L. Quinones, 35, of Ha­zle­ton; DUI; 30 days in prison, 90 days house ar­rest with elec­tronic mon­i­tor­ing, 30 days al­co­hol mon­i­tor­ing, seven months strict su­per­vi­sion, four years pro­ba­tion, $ 1,500 fine, $ 100 SAEF pay­ment, $ 400 resti­tu­tion to Le­high Val­ley Health Net­work and 20 hours com­mu­nity ser­vice. Prose­cu­tors with­drew a charge of stop sign vi­o­la­tion.

John D. Woloszyn, 49, of Bing­ham­ton, New York; DUI; five days to six months in prison with im­me­di­ate pa­role, $ 300 fine, $ 300 SAEF pay­ment, $ 50 CJEA pay­ment and 20 hours com­mu­nity ser­vice. Prose­cu­tors with­drew charges of reck­less driv­ing and care­less driv­ing.

All de­fen­dants who were sen­tenced must pay costs as a part of their sen­tences.

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