Dispositions in Pike County Court

Milford. Pike County District Attorney Raymond J. Tonkin announced the criminal sentences issued on Aug. 27 by Pike County Court of Common Pleas President Judge Gregory Chelak.

02 Sep 2020 | 12:38

Samantha Erin Fredericks, 27, of Shohola, Pa., was sentenced to 72 hours to 6 months in the Pike County Jail, fined $1,000 and had her driver’s license suspended for 12 months for the crime of Driving Under the Influence. On Oct. 24, 2019, the state police were dispatched to SR 434 in Shohola Township, where Fredericks drove her vehicle into the opposite lane of traffic and struck another vehicle. When contact was made with Fredericks, the trooper observed Fredricks to have glassy, bloodshot eyes and emanating the smell of an alcoholic beverage. Fredericks admitted to drinking alcohol prior to driving. Field sobriety tests showed impairment, and a breath test confirmed a blood-alcohol content of 0.224%.

Jose Antonio Fernandez, 25, of Dingmans Ferry, Pa., was sentenced to 72 hours to 6 months in the Pike County Jail, fined $1,000, and had his driver’s license suspended for 12 months for the crime of Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance. The state police stopped Fernandez on Feb. 18, 2019, along Milford Road in Delaware Township for an expired registration. While speaking with Fernandez, the trooper detected the smell of marijuana. Fernandez admitted to smoking marijuana and provided the trooper with a marijuana pipe. Field sobriety tests showed impairment, and a blood test confirmed the presence of THC in his blood.

Zachary Ryann Schock, 29, of Matamoras, Pa., was sentenced to 72 hours to 6 months in the Pike County Jail, fined $1,000, and had his driver’s license suspended for 12 months for the crime of Driving Under the Influence. Eastern Pike Regional Police were dispatched to Stella Street in Westfall Township, where Schock had driven into a fence and hit a car. In speaking with Schock, the officer could smell an alcoholic beverage. Field sobriety tests showed impairment. Schock refused to submit to a blood test.

Matthew Wagner Rivas, 24, of Bronx, N.Y., was sentenced to a fine of $300 for the crime of Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana. The state police responded to a one-vehicle crash at a residence in Lehman Township on March 8, 2019, where Rivas was found in possession of marijuana.

Sedgrick Derrell Williams, 29, of Baltimore, Md., was sentenced to 12 days to 6 months in the Pike County Jail, fined $1,300, and had his driver’s license suspended for 12 months for the crimes of Driving Under the Influence and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Williams was stopped by the state police on June 9, 2019, for weaving across his lane of travel along I-84 in Blooming Grove Township. Upon speaking with Williams, the trooper detected the smell of marijuana and observed Williams to have glassy, red, and bloodshot eyes with dilated pupils. Field sobriety tests showed impairment, and a blood test confirmed the presence of THC in his blood. Williams was also found in possession of a grinder.

Edward Richard Foy, 56, of Scranton, Pa., was sentenced to 3 months to 12 months in the Pike County Jail, fined $2,500, and had his driver’s license suspended for a duration to be determined by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for the crimes of Driving Under the Influence, Altered, Forged or Counterfeit Documents and Plates and the Summary Offense of Driving While Operating Privilege is Suspended or Revoked. The state police stopped Foy on Sept. 12, 2019, while traveling along SR 507 in Greene Township for a license plate not fitting the description of the vehicle and for a suspended license. When contact was made with Foy, the trooper detected the smell of an alcoholic beverage and observed Foy to have slurred speech. Field sobriety tests showed impairment, and a blood test confirmed a blood-alcohol content of 0.108%.

Lindsey Elizabeth Harrigan, 18, of Dingmans Ferry, Pa., was sentenced to a fine of $300 for the Summary Offense of Disorderly Conduct. Harrigan kicked the door of a vehicle, causing damage, on Nov. 18, 2019, while it was parked in a parking lot along Route 6 and 20 in Westfall Township.

Kevin James Brennan, 49, of Milford, Pa., was fined $500 for the crime of Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana. The state police were dispatched to a residence in Dingman Township on Oct. 26, 2018, to conduct a welfare check on Brennan. Brennan was found in possession of marijuana.