Dispositions in Pike County Court

Milford. Pike County District Attorney Raymond J. Tonkin on June 8 announced the criminal sentences issued by Pike County Court of Common Pleas President Judge Gregory Chelak.

17 Jun 2020 | 01:40

Henry James Masker, 48, of Dingmans Ferry, Pa., was sentenced to 5 days to 6 months in the Pike County Jail, fined $1,575, and had his driver’s license suspended for 12 months for the crimes of Driving Under the Influence, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and the Summary Offenses of Registration and Certificate of Title Required, Driving While Operating Privilege Suspended and Required Financial Responsibility. On Feb. 5, 2014, the state police were dispatched to SR 739 in Delaware Township, where Masker had driven into a PennDOT plow truck. Masker, who admitted to drinking alcohol prior to driving, appeared sleepy, had red eyes, dilated pupils, and slurred speech. Field Sobriety Tests showed impairment, and a breath test confirmed a blood-alcohol content of .089 percent. Masker was found in possession of a marijuana pipe, driving on a suspended license, and driving an unregistered and uninsured vehicle.

Thomas Maute, 67, of Dingmans Ferry, Pa., was sentenced to 6 months of probation and fined $900 for the crimes of Driving Under the Influence, Recklessly Endangering Another Person and Criminal Mischief. On April 7, 2019, Maute recklessly drove his vehicle at a public safety vehicle in Dingmans Ferry. Maute was stopped by public safety but then sped off. When Maute was apprehended, the state trooper detected the smell of an alcoholic beverage. Maute refused to submit to a breath or blood test. While in transport in the trooper car, Maute urinated on the car seat and spit on the car console.

Alex Michael Roxburgh, 27, of Milford, Pa., was sentenced to 143 days to 12 months in the Pike County Jail and fined $500 for the crime of Theft. Roxburgh took two credit cards from an individual’s residence in Dingman Township in August 2019, and made transactions in excess of $800 without the cardholder’s permission.

Richard Saylor, 56, of Chalfont, Pa., was sentenced to 2 years of probation and fined $700 for the crimes of Simple Assault, Defiant Trespass and 2 counts of the Summary Offense of Harassment. A dispute occurred at a residence in Palmyra Township on April 29, 2019, between Saylor and an individual. During the dispute, Saylor pointed a handgun at the individual and engaged in a physical altercation with two individuals and failed to leave the property when requested to do so.

Robert William Gregovich, 59, of Dingmans Ferry, Pa., was sentenced to a fine of $500 for the crime of Theft. Between May 9, 2019, and May 10, 2019, Gregovich charged merchandise totaling $2,651.87 to an account at a business in Matamoras where he was not authorized to charge.

Ryan Michael Donahue, 32, of Milford, Pa., was sentenced to 9 months in the Pike County Jail followed by 90 days of probation, fined $1,300, and had his driver’s license suspended for 60 days for the crime of Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Police Officer and the Summary Offenses of Operation Following a Suspension Registration, Driving While Operating Privilege is Suspended or Revoked, and Reckless Driving. The state police pulled Donahue over for operating without a registration along SR 6 in Dingman Township on June 21, 2020. Donahue refused to pull over, traveling at a high rate of speed and crashing into a tree and before fleeing on foot.