Dispositions in Pike County Court

Milford. This week continues the dispositions report included in last week’s edition of criminal sentences issued on Oct. 8 by Pike County Court of Common Pleas President Judge Gregory Chelak.

21 Oct 2020 | 11:46

Dwayne Lee Cantelmo, 47, of Milford, Pa., was sentenced to 3 months and 90 days to 6 months in the Pike County Jail, fined $1,300, and a driver’s license suspension to be determined by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for the crime of Driving Under the Influence and the Summary Offense of Driving While Operating Privilege is Suspended or Revoked. Cantelmo was stopped along SR 739 in Blooming Grove Township by the state police on March 1, 2020, for driving on a suspended license. The trooper observed Cantelmo to act in a confused manner and exhibiting bloodshot, glossy eyes, and emanating the smell of an alcoholic beverage. Field sobriety tests indicated impairment, and a breath test confirmed a blood-alcohol content of 0.095%.

Kevin Robert Burke, 36, of Dingmans Ferry, Pa., was sentenced to 30 months to 5 years in a state correctional facility, fined $4,700 and had his driver’s license suspended for a duration to be determined by Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for 2 counts of the crime of Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance, Criminal Conspiracy to Commit Possession with Intent to Manufacture or Deliver a Controlled or Counterfeit Substance and the Summary offense of Driving While Operating Privilege is Suspended or Revoked. On June 5, 2018, the state police responded to a one vehicle crash along Route 6 in Milford Township, where Burke admitted to the trooper that he was dozing behind the wheel and using heroin prior to the crash. Burke was observed to have constricted pupils and a lethargic demeanor. Field sobriety tests showed impairment and a blood test confirmed the presence of fentanyl and norfentanyl in his blood. On Sept. 21, 2018, the state police found Burke driving on a suspended license on SR 739 in Delaware Township. On Dec. 5, 2018, the state police responded to Park Road in Delaware Township, where Burke had crashed his car into the adjacent woods. Burke was observed to have constricted pupils, bloodshot eyes, and shaking with an anxious demeanor. Burke admitted to injecting heroin and needle marks were observed on his arms. Field sobriety tests showed impairment, and a blood test confirmed the presence of morphine in his blood. Burke was stopped on May 20, 2019, along SR 739 in Delaware Township for no inspection sticker. Burke’s passenger was found in possession of heroin and fentanyl, which Burke had driven the passenger to New Jersey to pick up.

Anthony Falcone, 57, of Hawley, Pa., was sentenced to 6 months of probation beginning with 30 days of house arrest, a fine of $1,000, and a driver’s license suspension of 12 months for the crime of Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance. The state police were dispatched on Aug. 24, 2019, to Hemlock Farms Road in Blooming Grove Township, where Falcone had rolled his vehicle. Falcone was observed to have red, glassy eyes, slurred, raspy speech, and constricted pupils. Falcone admitted to drinking alcohol earlier in the day and consuming prescription medications. Falcone was found in possession of Suboxone. He refused a blood test.

Davian Quintana, 19, of Glen Spey, N.Y., was sentenced to a fine of $200 for the Summary Offense of Criminal Mischief. While incarcerated in the holding cell of the Pike County Courthouse, Quintana carved his initials into the window frame, causing damages, on Oct. 9, 2019.

Gary N. Hand, 49, of Montague, N.J., was sentenced to the Pike Care Program for 5 years, which will include 90 days of house arrest, a fine of $1,900, and a driver’s license suspension for a duration to be determined by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

Woodrow Gordon Goodrow, 21, of Milford, Pa., was sentenced to 18 months to 48 months in a state correctional facility and fined $1,200 for the crimes of Robbery, Criminal Conspiracy to Commit Robbery and Theft. Goodrow conspired with his co-defendants to pick up an individual in Delaware Township and forcibly take property from the individual before fleeing the scene.