Dispositions in Pike County Court

Milford. Pike County District Attorney Raymond J. Tonkin announced that the following criminal sentences were issued on Nov. 21 by Pike County Court of Common Pleas President Judge Gregory Chelak.

04 Dec 2019 | 10:20

Carley Rae Liguori, 27, of Lords Valley was sentenced to 40 months to 84 months in a state correctional facility and fined $1,000 for the crimes of Delivery of a Controlled Substance and Criminal Conspiracy to Deliver a Controlled Substance. Liguori assisted an individual in the sale of heroin and fentanyl by driving the individual on Aug. 22, 2018, to a business parking lot in Blooming Grove Township for the purpose of delivering drugs in exchange for U.S. currency.

Nicholas John Olpp, 28, of Canadensis was sentenced to 30 days to 6 months in the Pike County Jail and fined $200 for the crime of Possession of a Controlled Substance. The state police pulled over a vehicle in which Olpp was a passenger on July 30, 2019, along I-84 in Blooming Grove Township. Olpp, who was observed to have constricted pupils, admitted to be in possession of a syringe. He was also found in possession of heroin.

Brian Vincent McAllister, 36, of Milford was sentenced to 5 years of the Intermediate Punishment (IP) Pike Care Program, which will include 3 months of house arrest, a fine of $2,000, and a driver’s license suspension for 18 months for the crimes of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Controlled Substance. The state police stopped McAllister on Feb. 16, 2019, while traveling along Milford Road in Delaware Township for an expired registration. While speaking with McAllister, the trooper observed an empty heroin package on the vehicle floor. McAllister admitted to a history of drug use and that he had recently used heroin. Full packets and additional empty heroin packets were found in McAllister’s possession. Field sobriety tests showed impairment, and a blood test confirmed the presence of morphine in his body.

John Patrick Dalessio, 35, of Dingmans Ferry was sentenced to 5 years of the Intermediate Punishment (IP) Pike Care Program, which will include 90 days of house arrest, a fine of $1,500, and driver’s license suspension of 18 months for the crime of Driving Under the Influence. The state police stopped Dalessio along SR 6 in Milford Township on June 10, 2018, for a malfunctioning light. In speaking with Dalessio, the trooper detected the smell of an alcoholic beverage and observed Dalessio to have glassy, bloodshot eyes. Field sobriety tests showed impairment, and a breath test confirmed a blood-alcohol content of 0.108 percent.

Kevin John Riker, 41, of Milford was sentenced to 12 months of probation and fined $500 for the crime of Simple Assault. During a domestic dispute at a residence in Dingman Township on Aug. 3, 2019, Riker engaged in a physical altercation with three individuals.

Scott Edward Dewland, 19, of Milford was sentenced to 12 months of probation to run consecutive to a sentence he is presently serving, and fined $500 for the crime of Theft. Under a guise of attempting to assist a stranded motorist along I-84 in Dingman Township on Jan. 7, 2019, Dewland took the motorist’s purse and contents valued in excess of $200.

William David Eisenbach, 35, presently housed in the Pike County Jail, was sentenced to 9 months to 23 months in the Pike County Jail and fined $1,000 for the crimes of Criminal Trespass, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Impersonating a Public Servant. The state police responded to a residence in Shohola Township on July 31, 2019, for a man requiring medical assistance. Eisenbach was found face down on the ground, claiming to be dying as a result of ingesting mushrooms. It was determined that Eisenbach did not have permission to be at the residence and was also found in possession of psychedelic mushrooms. While under arrest, Eisenbach claimed to be a federal agent in an attempt to be released.

Douglas Michael Robertson, 46, of Milford was sentenced to 14 months to 7 years in a state correctional facility, fined $3,500, and had his driver’s license suspended for 18 months for the crimes of Recklessly Endangering Another Person, Resisting Arrest, and Driving Under the Influence. Eastern Pike Regional Police observed Roberson turn onto Roberts Lane in Westfall Township and turn off his headlights. Police located Robertson and asked him to exit the vehicle. Robertson put the vehicle in drive and drove recklessly towards the officers, putting them in danger. The officers observed Robertson to have slurred speech, bloodshot eyes, and smelling of an alcoholic beverage. Robertson refused a breath test.

Fredrick James Wood, 25, of Hawley was sentenced to 6 months of probation and fined $300 for the crime of Harassment. Wood communicated threatening behavior towards a juvenile at a residence in Lackawaxen Township on July 3, 2019.

John Thomas Collins, 57, of Milford was sentenced to 11 months to 23 months in the Pike County Jail and fined $500 for the crime of Terroristic Threats. On April 20, 2019, Collins threatened to blow up a business located in Dingman Township and threatened to choke one of the employees.

Shelia Wismer, 52, of Saylorsburg was sentenced to 12 months of probation and fined $100 for the crime of Possession of a Controlled Substance. The state police responded to a report of suspicious activity at a foreclosed home in Lehman Township on Feb. 22, 2019. At the residence Wismer was found seated in the passenger seat of vehicle with a strong chemical smell emanating from it. Wismer was observed grinding her teeth, experiencing twitches and body tremors with dilated pupils. Wismer provided the trooper with a baggie containing methamphetamine.

Abel Lugo Jr., 44, of Bushkill was sentenced to 6 months to 23 months in the Pike County Jail, followed by 2 years of probation and fined $700 for the crimes of Terroristic Threats, Criminal Mischief, and Harassment. On March 30, 2019, Lugo terrorized an individual when he engaged in a physical altercation with her and threatened to do her harm. On June 1, 2019, Lugo slashed tires of two vehicles in Lehman Township causing in excess of $1,000 in damage. On June 1, 2019, Lugo harassed an individual by calling her, texting her and appearing at her place of employment in Lehman Township.

Stephen Edward Fisher, 26, of Bushkill was sentenced to one day in the Pike County Jail and fined $450 for 4 counts of the Summary Offense of Harassment. During a domestic dispute on June 23, 2019, Fisher struck or shoved, or threatened to do so to an individual at a residence in Lehman Township.