Pike County sentencing information

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| 13 May 2022 | 03:48

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

    Diane A. Urban, age 63, of Hawley, PA, was sentenced to 9 months to 23 ½ months in the Pike County Jail and fined $500.00 for the crime of Aggravated Assault. The state police responded to a residence in Blooming Grove Township on July 11, 2020, where Urban stabbed an individual in the neck during a dispute.

    Kevin George Rifflard, age 22, of Olyphant, PA, was sentenced to 10 days to 25 days in the Pike County Jail and a fine of $300.00 for the crime of Possession of a Small Amount of Marihuana. State police came upon Rifflard walking along I-84 in Blooming Grove Township on June 2, 2020. A consent to search Rifflard revealed possession of a small amount of Marihuana.

    Ana Mateo, age 60, of Bronx, NY, was sentenced to 6 months of probation and fined $300.00 for the crime of Retail Theft. Mateo took in excess of $70.00 in merchandise from a retail store in Westfall Township without paying the full value thereof on October 30, 2021.

    David Michael Myers, age 45, of Dingmans Ferry, PA, was sentenced to 3 years of probation and a fine of $800.00 for the crimes of Endangering the Welfare of Children and Resisting Arrest. Between May 2017 and April 2018, Myers exposed two minor children to pornographic videos and pictures of other people and himself and discussed sexual activities with the minors at a residence in Delaware Township. On November 19, 2020, Pike County Sheriff deputies had to employ substantial force to effectuate an arrest upon Myers at a residence in Delaware Township.

    Breasia A. Coleman, age 20, of Paterson, NJ, was sentenced to 6 months to 23 months in the Pike County Jail and fined $500.00 for the crime of Theft. Coleman got possession of an individual’s vehicle keys at a business in Milford Township on August 19, 2019 and took the individual’s vehicle without permission.

    Lisa Marie Patrick, age 41, of Jim Thorpe, PA, was sentenced to 72 hours to 6 months in the Pike County Jail, fined $1,300.00 and had her driver’s license suspended for 12 months for the crimes of Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Small Amount of Marihuana. The state police responded to a gas station in Greene Township on February 27, 2021, where Patrick was unconscious in the driver’s seat. Drug paraphernalia was observed in her vehicle. Field Sobriety Tests were conducted which showed impairment. A consent to search the vehicle revealed Patrick was in possession of Marihuana. A blood test confirmed the presence of Methamphetamine, Amphetamine, Benzoylecgonine, THC and Lorazepam in her blood.

    Tanner Arthur Drake, age 28, of Honesdale, PA, was sentenced to 36 months to 72 months in a state correctional facility and a fine of $500.00 for the crime of Possession with Intent to o Manufacture or Deliver a Controlled or Counterfeit Substance. Drake was stopped by the state police on May 10, 2021, for traveling along SR 6 in Milford Township with a headlight out. When contact was made with Drake, his passenger was observed in a sluggish state with blood coming from an injection site. Drake refused to consent to a vehicle search. A K-9 unit was secured for a search. Drake was found in possession of 117 packages of Heroin/Fentanyl.

    Martin Ross Clark, age 30, of Dingmans Ferry, PA, was sentenced to 72 hours to 6 months in the Pike County Jail, fined $1,200.00 and a driver’s license suspension of 12 months for the crime of Driving Under the Influence and the Summary Offense of Public Drunkenness. Eastern Pike Regional Police Department was dispatched to a retail store parking lot in Westfall Township on August 23, 2021, where Clark was creating a disturbance. An odor of alcohol was detected when speaking with Clark and a preliminary breath test indicated the presence of alcohol. Clark refused to submit to a chemical breath test.

    Dianna V. Deshler, age 20, of Paupack, PA, was sentenced to 30 days to 6 months in the Pike County Jail, fined $775.00 and a driver’s license suspension of 12 months for the crime of Driving Under the Influence and the Summary Offense of Carless Driving. The state police responded to I-84 in Blooming Grove on July 22, 2021, where Deshler struck a tractor trailer with her vehicle. While speaking with Deshler, the trooper detected the smell of an alcoholic beverage and observed her to have slurred speech. A blood test confirmed a blood alcohol content of .119%.

    Jonathan George Perras, age 33, of Hawley, PA, was sentenced to 9 months to 23 months in the Pike County Jail and a fine of $1,000.00 for the crime of Delivery of a Controlled or Counterfeit Substance. Perras sold 14 grams of cocaine to an undercover informant at a residence in Lackawaxen Township on April 25, 2021.

    Stephanie Nomai Bruno, age 30, of Newburgh, NY, was sentenced to 2 years of probation and a fine of $300.00 for the crime of Simple Assault. Bruno was involved in a domestic dispute with another woman at a business parking lot in Westfall Township on October 15, 2020, during which Bruno slammed a car door on an individual’s foot.

    Tyler Andrew Waszcyszak, age 24, of Matamoras, PA, was sentenced to 6 months to 23 months in the Pike County Jail and fined $600.00 for the crimes of Terroristic Threats and Propulsion of Missiles into an Occupied Vehicle. The Eastern Pike Regional Police Department was dispatched to Tenth Street in Matamoras where Waszcyszak, during an argument, shot his firearm into the air and into the engine compartment of a vehicle in an attempt to frighten and terrorize its occupants.