Showing posts with label Court News. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Court News. Show all posts

Friday, May 6, 2022

Pine Grove Man Sentenced on Federal Charges for Possession of Child Pornography


A Pine Grove man was sentenced in Federal Court this week on possession of child pornography charges.

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Schuylkill County Woman Pleads Guilty To Methamphetamine Trafficking


The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Samantha Blume, age 30, formerly of Frackville, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Court Judge Malachy E. Mannion to aiding and abetting the distribution of methamphetamine.

Saturday, May 22, 2021

Schuylkill County Man Sentenced For His Involvement In A Conspiracy To Distribute Fentanyl

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced this week that Sean Scott, 43, of Schuylkill County, was sentenced to 51 months’ imprisonment to be followed by four years on supervised release on May 20, 2021 by U.S. District Court Judge Malachy E. Mannion for conspiring to possess and distribute fentanyl.

Monday, April 12, 2021

Berks Man Pleads Guilty to Methamphetamine and Heroin Trafficking into Schuylkill County


Last week, a Reading man plead guilty to charges in Federal Court for methamphetamine trafficking to numerous counties including Schuylkill County.

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Murder Charges Filed Against Pine Grove Man for Death of Grandmother

Murder charges were filed against a Pine Grove man on Wednesday for the death of his grandmother last month.

Sunday, January 10, 2021

U.S. Supreme Court Will Hear Mahanoy Area Student's Free Speech Case

Earlier this week, the United States Supreme Court announced that it has granted a Schuylkill County school district’s request to hear a case in which the school punished a student for online speech that occurred off-campus on a weekend, according to the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania.

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Schuylkill County District Attorney Files Notice to Seek Death Penalty in Shenandoah Homicide Case

A Girardville man, who is awaiting trial for a homicide in Shenandoah earlier this year, could face the death penalty if found guilty.

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Shenandoah Woman Sentenced for Drug Sale

A Shenandoah woman was sentenced on Wednesday, November 19 for a sale of methamphetamine that occurred within Shenandoah Borough. 

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Shenandoah Woman Convicted of Drug Sale

A Shenandoah woman was convicted of selling methamphetamine during a drug bust earlier this year.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Former Schuylkill County Clerk of Courts Sentenced on Mail Fraud and Falsification Of Records Charges

On Tuesday, former Schuylkill County Clerk of Courts, Stephen Lukach was sentenced on charges of mail fraud and Falsification Of Records.

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Shenandoah Man Sentenced To 30 Months’ Imprisonment For Heroin Trafficking in Schuylkill and Luzerne Counties

On Wednesday, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Carlos Correa, 32, of Shenandoah, was sentenced on July 23, 2020, by U.S. District Court Judge Robert D. Mariani to 30 months’ imprisonment for his participation in a heroin trafficking conspiracy in Schuylkill and Luzerne Counties.

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Shenandoah Man Sentenced for Operating Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

A Shenandoah man was sentence on Tuesday for his role in a drug trafficking conspiracy involving heroin.

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Schuylkill Haven Woman Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison for Participating in Methamphetamine Trafficking Conspiracy

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced Thursday that Laverne Schaeffer, 48, of Schuylkill Haven, was sentenced on February 5, 2020 to 28 months’ imprisonment by U.S. District Court Judge Robert D. Mariani for participating in a methamphetamine trafficking conspiracy.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Schuylkill County Woman Sentenced for $99,000 Theft from Council for the Arts

On Wednesday, Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced the daughter of the executive director of the Schuylkill County Council for the Arts has been sentenced to time in the Schuylkill County Prison for her theft of $98,332 from the organization.

Monday, December 23, 2019

Allentown Man Sentenced For Methamphetamine Trafficking to Schuylkill and Berks Counties

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that on December 19, 2019, Malcom Wilfong, age 28, of Allentown, Pennsylvania, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Robert D. Mariani to 55 months’ imprisonment for participating in a methamphetamine trafficking conspiracy that operated in Schuylkill and Berks Counties.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Schuylkill County Woman Sentenced to 5+ Years in Prison for Perpetrating Elder Financial Fraud Known as “Grandparents Scheme”

United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced on Tuesday that Yahaira Diaz, 33, of Pottsville, was sentenced to 65 months’ imprisonment and ordered to pay more than $165,000 in restitution by United States District Judge Jeffrey Schmehl for her leadership of an elder fraud scheme commonly known as the “Grandparents Scheme.”

Monday, December 2, 2019

Christy Convicted on 12 Counts for Threatening President, Stealing Vehicles; Transporting FIrearms, and Other Charges

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Shawn Christy, age 28, of McAdoo, was convicted  on November 26, 2019, by a federal jury on twelve counts involving threats against the President of the United States, transmitting threatening communications, interstate transportation of stolen vehicles, interstate transportation of stolen firearms, interstate transportation of firearms while charged with a felony offense, and unlawful possession of a firearm as a fugitive and as a convicted felon.  The seven-day trial was held before U.S. District Court Judge Robert D. Mariani.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Schuylkill County Man Sentenced To 15 Years’ Imprisonment For Production Of Child Pornography

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced Thursday that Josiah Ferrebee, age 23, of Pine Grove, Pennsylvania, was sentenced on October 22, 2019, to 15 years’ imprisonment followed by five years’ supervised release by Senior U.S. District Court Judge James M. Munley, for production and attempted to production of child pornography.