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.