ELK COUNTY–For the third Return Day of July, a docket filled with drug offenses and DAI’s (PA’s time period for DUI) greeted courthouse employees on Monday morning.
Theodore Michael Carlson II, 25, of Johnsonburg, had 4 separate circumstances on the docket as the primary listening to of the day started. Three circumstances involving managed substances, whereas the opposite was a retail theft (shoplifting) case.
The saying goes, “there is no honor amongst thieves,” and one of many circumstances that Carlson pled responsible to illustrated that reality. As a part of an undercover investigation, the Elk County Drug Pressure documented Carlson agreeing to promote a gram of heroin for $160 to a confidential informant. With info downloaded from a cellphone, the transaction was agreed upon, and the Carlson accepted $160 in marked payments and absconded with it, by no means offering the medicine in query, He was later caught throughout a visitors cease and located to have a number of ‘baggage’ of heroin in his possession. 2020 was not an excellent 12 months for Carlson as he was additionally arrested for marihuana and retail theft moreover. Given his prolonged felony historical past, he’ll spend the following 12 months to 2 years minus in the future incarcerated within the Elk County Jail. When launched, he’ll stay on probation for an extra three years. Along with prosecution prices and fines, together with $1,000 for the heroin possession cost, President Choose Shawn McMahon made a situation of his parole to be launched solely to an in-patient therapy facility for completion of drug and alcohol rehabilitation remedy. As soon as he’s launched, he may also be required to enroll with the PA Profession Hyperlink service, with discovering and sustaining a job being a part of his probation situations.
Jay Richard Rieder, 39, of Kersey, was taken to the Elk County Jail instantly after his listening to to start serving his state-mandated 5-day minimal incarceration on his second DAI (Driving After Imbibing). Technically that is Rieder’s third DUI, however with the latest ARD ruling in PA Superior Court docket, Rieder’s first DAI cost can’t be tallied towards his whole as he accomplished ARD (Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition) in that case a number of years in the past. With that accounted for, he’ll serve 12 months on probation for his new DAI cost early in 2020, with a second DAI coming later that 12 months, leading to incarceration. He moreover lied on a gun allow registration and acquired an extra 12 months of probation on that cost. Fines, charges, and courtroom prices will add as much as 1000’s for Rieder when all are compiled.
Alyssa Mayer, 26, of Johnsonburg, plead responsible to stealing $3,772 in money and lottery tickets when she was employed on the Gas On comfort retailer situated on Middle Avenue in Johnsonburg. A further theft cost was additionally included with one particular sufferer for $150. Mayer agreed to offer restitution to the victims and might be on probation for 4 years, although that could be much less if she efficiently supplies full restitution to her victims. As a situation of her probation, she should register with PA Profession Hyperlink, receive employment, and full programs to realize her GED diploma.
William Thompson, 47, of Ridgway pled responsible to possession of a managed substance, on this case, a number of grams of methamphetamine, when State Police discovered him handed out in his automobile on Ridge Highway in 2020. He entered an “open” plea with the sentence to be decided by Choose McMahon upon completion of a Pre-Sentence investigation report by the Elk County Probation Division, Usually the sentence for this cost can be within the one 12 months to 18 months of probation vary, however Thompson’s felony historical past might be a mitigating think about probably an enhanced sentence.
Mariah Elizabeth Lytle, 23, of Weedville, pled responsible to endangering the welfare of youngsters and can spend the following 4 to twenty-four months in jail for that offense that shocked the Ridgway space in 2019. The Ridgway Police Division responded to a house within the Borough and located a 5-year-old little one clad solely in a diaper, answering the door for police whereas Lytle was handed out unconscious within the bed room after ingesting methamphetamine. As is widespread in drug circumstances, she additionally had theft costs and possession costs along with the abuse costs. She’s going to spend the following 36 months on probation and, like different defendants, have to be paroled to an in-patient drug and alcohol remedy heart when she completes her jail incarceration. She may also should register with PA Profession Hyperlink and keep employment as a part of her parole and probation situations.