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Posted: Thursday, May 11, 2006 12:00 am

The following individuals appeared in the Tioga County Court of Common Pleas on April 26, May 1 and May 8. President Judge Robert E. Dalton was presiding all three Mondays.

May 8

Fraser Glen, 25, Wellsboro, was ordered to pay $400 in fines plus costs after pleading guilty to driving without a license and driving while operating privileges are suspended or revoked. Charges stemmed from a March 2005 incident in Osceola Township during which he was stopped and underwent field sobriety testing.

Randy Lane Sr., 48, last known address Covington, pleaded guilty to failure to register an address change with police within 10 days as required by state sexual offenders law. Lane had moved in May 2005 and did not notify police. He was sentenced to six to 12 months in Tioga County Prison, with credit for 67 days served, ordered to pay a $2,500 fine, costs and supervision fees, and must submit to DNA testing requirements.

Dustin McCongahay, 25, Middlebury Center, was accepted into the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition program. Terms include nine months probation, payment of fees and costs and abstention from illegal drugs and alcohol. He had been charged with criminal trespass, public drunkenness and disorderly conduct. Records state he entered an occupied residence in October 2005 without the owner's consent or knowledge.

Stephanie Kalamaris, 23, Blossburg, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence and was sentenced to 48 hours to six months in Tioga County Prison, with parole after 48 hours. She was ordered to pay a $500 fine plus costs and fees and has her license suspended for 12 months. She was charged in July 2005 with DUI and various driving offenses.

Gabriel Geneski, 25, Tioga, pleaded guilty to DUI and was sentenced to 90 days to five years in Tioga County Prison. He was ordered to pay a $1,500 fine plus costs and fees, lost driving privileges for 18 months and is subject to one year of the Ignition Interlock Law. Work release is permitted with the warden's permission. He was charged with DUI in Wellsboro in December 2005.

Jerry C. Heston pleaded guilty to DUI and was sentenced to 90 days to five years in Tioga County Prison. He was ordered to pay a $1,500 fine, costs and fees, will lose driving privileges for 18 months, and is subject to the Ignition Interlock Law for one year. He was charged in January 2006 after an incident in Wellsboro.

Judd Matthew Wood, 28, Tioga, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance. He was sentenced to 12 months probation and must pay costs and fees. Police charged him in November 2005 after they were called to his residence in Lawrence Township and found methamphetamine on his person.

Olufemi D. Ogundele, 20, Painted Post, N.Y., was accepted into ARD. Terms include 12 months probation, payment of costs and fees, abstention from illegal drugs and alcohol. He allegedly sold books valued at $82.75 at the Mansfield University Book Store in December 2005. The books belonged to Daniel Kelly.

Gregory L. Cooper Jr., 19, Mansfield, was accepted into ARD. Terms include 12 months probation, abstention from illegal drugs and alcohol, payment of costs and fees. He was charged with burglary, criminal mischief, possession of an instrument of crime and attempted theft after police found him attempting to pry open a soda machine with a crowbar at the Laurel Dormitory on the Mansfield University campus. He also had a key to the dorm in his possession, but was not a resident of that dorm. The incident took place in February 2006.

Eric Thomas, 23, Mansfield, was accepted into ARD. Terms include 12 months probation, payment of costs and fees, abstention from alcohol and illegal drugs. He reportedly used a fraudulent vendor card at Mansfield University.

Todd A. Wenrich, 28, Millerton, was accepted into ARD for DUI. Terms include nine months probation, payment of costs and fees, and loss of driving privileges for 30 days. He was charged with DUI and other driving offenses in December 2005 in Lawrence Township.

Jeffrey A. Stringer, 40, Beavertown, was accepted into ARD for DUI. Terms include six months probation and payment of costs and fees. There was no suspension of driving privileges. He was charged with DUI and other driving violations after an April 2006 incident in Delmar Township.

Clarence Simpson, 42, Williamsport, was accepted into ARD for DUI. He was also cited for having his vehicle windows tinted too much. Terms include six months probation and payment of costs and fees. There was no suspension of driving privileges. He was charged after a March 2006 incident in Wellsboro.

May 1

Ryan Eugene Penner, 18, Potter County Prison, was sentenced to a minimum of 16 months, and a maximum of 16 months in state prison and ordered to complete a treatment program for sexual offenders as condition of any ultimate parole. He also was given credit for 404 days time served. He previously pleaded guilty to statutory sexual assault.

Penner also was sentenced to a minimum of 12 months and a maximum of 24 months in state prison and ordered to undergo a program of treatment as condition for parole. He previously pleaded guilty to indecent assault on a person less than 13 years of age.

He also was sentenced to a minimum of 12 months and a maximum of 24 months in state prison, with all sentences to run concurrently. He also is held subject to the 10-year period of registration and notification requirements and is required to provide fingerprints and photos to state police as a condition of registration. He also is required to register any change of address within 10 calendar days under Megan's Law. He previously pleaded guilty to indecent assault.

Penner was charged with a variety of charges, including those aforementioned, for incidents in Tioga Borough from August 2004 to January 2005, involving a 12-year-old girl.

Yolanda Marie Braster, 21, Covington, pleaded guilty to harassment by communication, with the county probation department being directed to prepare a pre-sentence investigation report. She was charged in a September 2002 incident in Farmington Township.

Joyce Litzelman, 63, Liberty was accepted into ARD. Terms include one month probation. She was charged with unlawfully obtaining public assistant funds from July 2002 to August 2004.

Isaac Floyd Kolb, 27, Wellsboro, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct and was ordered to pay a $75 fine and costs of prosecution within 30 days. He also was ordered to continue any ongoing treatment or counseling. He originally was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

Timothy H. Adriance, 51, Covington, pleaded no contest to the facts set forth in a petition for revocation of parole, with the court granting the petition and revoking his prior parole. He was sentenced to a previous sentence of a minimum of 30 days and a maximum of 23 months in Tioga County Prison, fined $500 and costs of prosecution. He was charged in a July 2003 DUI incident in Wellsboro for which he was sentenced in November 2004.

Melony L. Butler, 25, Elmira, N.Y., had her sentence from August 2005 revoked and was resentenced. She was sentenced to a minimum of two months and a maximum of 23 months in Tioga County Prison and given credit for time served. She also was ordered to pay a $200 fine that originally had been imposed and to stay and complete the Pyramid Treatment Program as condition of parole. She had been charged in October 2005 with theft by unlawful taking in Tioga Township, and had her sentence revoked after admitting to use cocaine in February 2006 and testing positive for cocaine in January 2006.

Terry L. Crawford Jr., 37, Tyrone, Pa., was sentenced to 12 months probation, fined $200 and costs of prosecution. He previously pleaded guilty to unsworn falsification to authorities for a May 2005 incident at Ackley & Sons in Westfield, where he indicated that he was not prohibited under law from acquiring firearms when he was.

Jason Kurzejewski, entered into a plea agreement with the district attorney's office in two separate cases. In the first case, he pleaded guilty to one count of DUI and in the other to one count of public drunkenness. All remaining charges were dropped. The incidents occurred in January 2006 and October 2005.

George Musto, 21, Osceola, was accepted into ARD for DUI. Terms include 12 months probations, payment of costs and fees and loss of driving privileges for 60 days. He was charged after a January 2006 incident.

Casey Eugene Klesa, 27, Wellsboro, was accepted into ARD for DUI. Terms include 12 months probation, payment of costs and fees and loss of driving privileges for 60 days. He was charged after a February 2006 incident in Delmar Township.

April 23

Bonnie S. Conner, 32, Apex, N.C. was sentenced to a minimum of nine months and a maximum of 23 months in Tioga county Prison, and fined $100, and costs of prosecution in 21 counts of theft, with all sentences to run concurrently. She also was ordered to pay half of the total restitution of $1,330 and received credit for 16 days times served. She and her husband, John Conner, 49, Apex, N.C., were found guilty in March 2006 for 21 counts of theft each and one count each of criminal conspiracy by Dalton. The Conners were owners of Guns and Ammo, a shop at Dartt Settlement Road and Route 6, in Charleston Township and took 21 shotguns and rifles, belonging to Jenny Smouse and James Taylor, both of Wellsboro, when the Conners moved to Apex, N.C. in February 2005. The incarceration part of Bonnie Conner's sentence was deferred until her husband is paroled from his sentence. Upon his parole, she is directed to report within 24 hours. The court also granted a request to allow John Conner to remain free on bail pending the decision of an appeal.

Eric S. Grabowski, 23, Wellsboro, was sentenced to a minimum of 90 days and a maximum of five years in Tioga County Prison, fined $1,500 and loss of driving privileges for 18 months. He was given credit for 5 days time served. He previously pleaded guilty to DUI in an October 2005 incident.

In a separate incident from December 2005 in Wellsboro, Grabowski was fined $150 and costs of prosecution after previously pleading guilty to public drunkenness and fined an additional $150 and costs of prosecution after previously pleading guilty to criminal mischief. He also was ordered to pay $35 in restitution to the victim, Lance's Harley Davidson, for a flag he pulled down during the incident.

Chad W. Casher, 22, Wellsboro, had his sentence from December 2005 revoked and was resentenced. He was sentenced to a minimum of 25 days and a maximum of 23 months in Tioga County Prison, fined $100 and costs of prosecution. He was given credit for time served and released on parole, and also was ordered not to have any contact with the victim. He was charged with simple assault in July 2005 and was sentenced to 12 months probation, fined $100 after accepting a guilty plea. His sentence was revoked after he failed to report for probation and received additional charges of leaving the scene of an accident and testing positive for marijuana March 13 at the Tioga County Prison.

William Millsip, 20, Philadephia, was accepted into ARD for 12 months and ordered to abstain from illegal drugs and alcohol. He was charged with possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and speeding in a September 2005 incident in Liberty.

Thomas E. Shalde, 28, Westfield, was sentenced to two years probation, fined $500 and costs of prosecution. He previously pleaded guilty to manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to deliver marijuana after being found with marijuana at his residence in Westfield in April 2005.

James Charles Bennett, 25, Lawrenceville, was accepted into ARD for DUI. Terms include 12 months probation, payment of costs and fees and loss of driving privileges for 60 days. He was charged after a January 2006 incident in Lawrence Township.

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