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

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.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Friday, August 9, 2019

Former Schuylkill County Clerk of Courts Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud and Falsification Of Records

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Steven M. Lukach, Jr., age 69, of Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty on August 8, 2019, before U.S. District Court Judge Robert D. Mariani to mail fraud and falsification of records.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Friday, July 19, 2019

Ringtown Man Sentenced for Role in Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy


The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced on Friday that Thomas Nestor, 41, of Ringtown, was sentenced by Senior U.S. District Court Judge James M. Munley to 47 months’ imprisonment and to serve four years on supervised release for his role in a heroin trafficking conspiracy.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Schuylkill County Man Sentenced to 70 Months in Prison for Unlawful Purchase of Firearms

On Wednesday, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that on July 16, 2019, United States District Judge Malachy E. Mannion sentenced Mark Tullock, age 37, of New Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to 70 months’ imprisonment and a two-year term of supervised release, for orchestrating the unlawful purchase of several firearms.

Monday, July 8, 2019

Schuylkill Haven Man Sentenced for Participation in Methamphetamine Trafficking Conspiracy


The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Ernest Schaeffer, age 43, of Schuylkill Haven, was sentenced on July 2, 2019, by U.S. District Court Judge Malachy E. Mannion to 15 years’ imprisonment followed by five years on supervised release for participating in a methamphetamine trafficking conspiracy.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Shenandoah Man Sentenced for Role in Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Derek Yashinsky, age 29, of Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, was sentenced on June 26, 2019, by Senior U.S. District Court Judge James M. Munley to 28 months’ imprisonment followed by two years on supervised release, for his role in a heroin trafficking conspiracy.

Monday, May 13, 2019

Pine Grove Man Pleads Guilty to Producing Child Pornography

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Josiah Ferrebee, 22, of Pine Grove, pleaded guilty on May 9, 2019, before Senior U.S. District Court Judge James M. Munley, to production and attempted to production of child pornography.

Jim Thorpe Man Sentenced to 30 Years for Producing Child Pornography

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that on May 9, 2019, Jared Andrew Novy, age 39, of Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, was sentenced to 360 months’ imprisonment by United States District Court Judge A. Richard Caputo for the production of child pornography.