Dispositions in Pike County Court

Milford. Pike County District Attorney Raymond J. Tonkin announced the criminal sentences issued on Feb. 11 by Pike County Court of Common Pleas President Judge Gregory Chelak.

| 17 Feb 2021 | 11:09

Sommer Shaundalyn Aguilar, 35, of Fort Lee, N.J., was sentenced to 12 months to 5 years in a state correctional facility and fined $1,500 for the crime of Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance. The state police were dispatched to a business parking lot along SR 507 in Greene Township, where Aguilar was found unresponsive in the vehicle that was still running. Aguilar was observed to have injection sites on her arms. Field sobriety tests showed impairment, and a blood test confirmed the presence of methamphetamine and amphetamine in her blood.

David Dibernard, 57, of Franklin, N.J., was sentenced to 6 months of probation and fined $300 for the crime of Retail Theft. Dibernard took a 65-inch television and an impact driver from a retail store in Westfall Township on May 27, 2019, without paying for them.

Edward Robert Martell, 40, Dingmans Ferry, Pa., was sentenced to 6 months of probation and fined $300 for the crime of Driving Under the Influence. The state police were alerted on Jan. 22, 2020, that an intoxicated Martell had arrived at a bus stop along SR 739 in Dingman Township to pick up a child. When speaking with Martell, the trooper detected the smell of an alcoholic beverage. Field sobriety tests indicated impairment. A preliminary breath test indicated the presence of alcohol. Martell refused to participate in a breath test.

William Ryan MacDonald, 25, Pleasant Mountain, Pa., was sentenced to 6 months of probation and fined $300 for the crime of Driving Under the Influence. The state police stopped MacDonald on Aug. 14, 2020, for speeding along SR 507 in Palmyra Township. In speaking with MacDonald, the trooper detected the smell of an alcoholic beverage. MacDonald admitted to drinking prior to the stop. Field sobriety tests indicated impairment, and a breath test confirmed a blood-alcohol content of 0.101 percent.

Scott Thomas Gill, 35, of Hawley, Pa., was sentenced to 27 days to 12 months in the Pike County Jail and fined $500 for the crime of Terroristic Threats. Gill sent threatening text messages for the purpose of terrorizing an individual on Aug. 18, 2020, from a residence in Greene Township.

Patrick Timothy Falvey, 35, of Hawley, Pa., was sentenced to 9 months to 5 years in a state correctional facility, fined $2,800, and had his driver’s license suspended for 18 months for the crimes of Endangering the Welfare of Children and Driving Under the Influence. The state police responded to Hemlock Farms Road and Surrey Drive where Public Safety reported that Falvey drove through security tape and traffic cones erected along the road. Upon speaking with Falvey, the trooper detected the smell of an alcoholic beverage. Falvey admitted to drinking prior to driving. Field sobriety tests indicated impairment, and a breath test confirmed a blood-alcohol content of 0.144 percent. A minor child was a passenger in Falvey’s vehicle at the time of the incident.

Justin Thomas Miller, 19, of Archbald, Pa., was sentenced to 1 to 12 months in the Pike County Jail, followed by 6 months of probation and a fine of $1,100 for the crimes of Simple Assault and Harassment and the Summary Offense of Criminal Mischief. During a domestic disturbance at a residence in Palmyra Township on Aug. 22, 2020, Miller struck an individual causing injury, kicked the driver’s door of a vehicle, and damaged a residential door. On Aug. 28, 2020, Miller parked his vehicle in an individual’s driveway in Palmyra Township in order to cause emotional stress and then followed the individual to their place of work.