Dispositions in Pike County Court

Milford. Pike County District Attorney Raymond J. Tonkin announced the criminal sentences issued on Jan. 7 by Pike County Court of Common Pleas President Judge Gregory Chelak.

13 Jan 2021 | 12:32

David Lee King, 44, of Matamoras, Pa., was sentenced to 8.5 years to 17 years in a state correctional facility and fined $1,500 for 2 counts of the crime of Delivery of a Controlled or Counterfeit Substance and Possession with Intent to Manufacture or Deliver a Controlled or Counterfeit Substance. On Aug. 20, 2019, King delivered heroin/fentanyl to a residence in Delaware Township for U.S. currency. On Nov. 19, 2019, King delivered heroin/fentanyl to a residence in Matamoras for U.S. currency. On Feb. 28, 2020, King sold Fentanyl to a confidential informant at a location in Matamoras and in Westfall Township.

Samuel Mark Lovell, 31, Tynesborough, Mass., 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 observed Lovell strike a vehicle when pulling into a service station in Blooming Grove Township on July 29, 2019. When the trooper approached Lovell’s vehicle, he detected the smell of marijuana and observed Lovell to have red, bloodshot, dilated eyes. Lovell admitted to smoking marijuana earlier in the day. Field sobriety tests showed impairment. Lovell refused to submit to a blood test.

Michael Brenton Kellogg, 31, Carbondale, Pa., was sentenced to 28 months to 5 years in a state correctional facility and was fined $500 for the crime of Criminal Mischief. Kellogg took a motorcycle, helmet, jacket, and glasses with a total value of $5,000 from a residence in Greene Township on July 25, 2019, without the owner’s permission.

Emily Lynn Prundl, 20, Matamoras, Pa., was sentenced to 11 months to 23 months in the Pike County Jail and fined $1,200 for the crimes of Robbery, Criminal Conspiracy to Commit Robbery and Theft by Unlawful Taking. Prundl and three additional individuals planned and committed a robbery of an individual, taking property valued in excess of $60 0 in a residential community in Delaware Township on March 18, 2019.

Rachel Ann Moore, 36, Saylorsburg, Pa., was sentenced to 3 months and 60 days to one year in the Pike County Jail followed by 6 months of probation and fined $1,100 for the crimes of Driving While Operating Privilege is Suspended or Revoked, Prostitution and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Moore traveled through a DUI checkpoint conducted along SR 507 in Greene Township on Sept. 29, 2018. When speaking with Moore, the trooper detected the smell of marijuana. Field sobriety tests showed impairment. Moore refused to submit to a blood test. Moore was found in possession of rolling papers and driving on a suspended license from a prior DUI conviction. Through the use of surveillance by the state police, Moore was observed engaging in sexual activity as a business at a location in Blooming Grove Township on June Aug. 13, 2018, and June 18, 2019.

Nigel Thomas Clarke, 48, of Lake Ariel, Pa., was sentenced to 90 days to 5 years in the Pike County Jail, fined $1,500, and had his driver’s license suspended for 18 months for the crime of Driving Under the Influence. The state police stopped Clarke on July 5, 2019, after they observed him swerving across his lane of travel along SR 6 in Palmyra Township. The trooper detected the smell of an alcoholic beverage when talking with Clarke. Clarke admitted to drinking beer prior to driving. Clarke was also observed to have bloodshot, glassy eyes, slurred speech and loss of balance. Field sobriety tests showed impairment and a breath test confirmed a blood-alcohol content of ).183 percent.

Mitchell Moore Reddig, 31, of Tobyhanna, Pa., was sentenced to 106 days to 305 days in the Pike County Jail and fined $300 for the crime of Furnishing Drug-Free Urine. Reddig provided drug-free urine from someone other than himself during a probation office drug test conducted on May 29, 2019, at the probation office in order to evade the presence of drugs in his body.

Eugene Ervin Umphrey, 31, of Shohola, Pa., was sentenced to 6 months to 23 months in the Pike County Jail and fined $1,000 for the crimes of Terroristic Threats and Simple Assault. During a domestic dispute at a residence in Shohola Township on July 29, 2020, Umphrey threatened, struck, and grabbed an individual by the throat.

Geza Gyorok, 59, of Greeley, Pa., was sentenced to 90 days to 5 years in the Pike County Jail, fined $1,800, and had his driver’s license suspended for 18 months for the crimes of Driving Under the Influence and Possession of a Controlled Substance. The state police responded to SR 434 and Route 6 in Blooming Grove Township on Dec. 18, 2018, where Gyorok ran his vehicle into the back of a vehicle stopped at a stop sign. Gyorok was observed to be confused, with red, glassy eyes, and unsteady on his feet. Field sobriety tests showed impairment. A blood test confirmed the presence of THC and methadone in his blood. Gyorok was found in possession of THC and methadone.

Brian Michael Herdman, 59, of Dingmans Ferry, Pa., was sentenced to 72 months to 144 months in a state correctional facility and fined $400 for the crimes of Failure to Comply with Registration Requirements and Recklessly Endangering Another Person. Herdman, who is a Tier 1 sexual offender, failed to provide the Pennsylvania State Police with accurate information regarding the vehicle he was currently operating. Between Nov. 13, 2019, and Nov. 17, 2019, Herdman recklessly drove over the Dignman’s Toll Bridge at a high rate of speed, putting bridge employees at risk.

Nicole Kristina Reggio, 28, of Port Jervis, N.Y., was sentenced to 12 months of probation and fined $300 for the crime of Theft from a Motor Vehicle. Reggio took a computer tablet and prescription medication with a total value of $550 from a vehicle parked along Rt 6 and 209 in Westfall Township on Feb. 22, 2020, without the owner’s permission.