Cases addressed by the Honorable Janine Edwards, President Judge Wayne County

HONESDALE, PA- August 15, 2019

ALEXANDER DEGROAT, age 24 of Hawley, PA was placed in the Intermediate Punishment Program for a period of 6 months for one count of DUI: Controlled Substance/Combine Alcohol (M). He was also ordered to pay the costs of prosecution and pay a fine in the amount of $1,000.00. Be placed on House Arrest with Electronic Monitoring through the SCRAM program for a period of 72 hours, participate in and cooperate with the drug and alcohol addiction treatment, and complete the Alcohol Highway Safety Program. The incident occurred on June 8, 2018 in Canaan Township, Wayne County. His Blood test revealed a BAC of .146% plus Marijuana.

JACOB FLIS, age 27 of West Pittston, PA was sentenced to the Wayne County Correctional Facility for a period of not less than 5 days nor more than 6 months for one count of Resisting Arrest (M2) and one count of DUI (M). He was also ordered to pay the costs of prosecution, pay a fine in the amount of $600.00, and pay restitution in the amount of $250.00. Participate in and cooperate with drug and alcohol addiction treatment, complete the Alcohol Highway Safety Program, and continue mental health treatment and comply with any recommendations for treatment. The incident occurred on May 26, 2018 in Dyberry Township, Wayne County. His blood test revealed a BAC of .223% plus drugs.

ROBERT GREEN, age 29 of Williamstown, NJ, was sentenced to the Wayne County Correctional Facility for a period of not less than 4 months nor more than 23 ½ months for one count of Unauthorized Use of Automobile and Other Vehicles (M2). He was also ordered to pay the costs of prosecution, pay restitution in the amount of $6,800.00, undergo a drug and alcohol evaluation and comply with any recommendation for treatment. The incident occurred on September 1, 2017 in Dreher Township, Wayne County.

MICHAEL GREINER, age 36 of Lake Ariel, PA was sentenced to the Wayne County Correctional Facility for a period of not less than 1 month nor more than 18 months for one count of Simple Assault (M2). He was also ordered to pay the costs of prosecution, undergo a drug and alcohol evaluation and comply with any recommendation for treatment, and refrain from having contact with the victim while on parole. Complete anger management program provided by parole officer and obtain employment within 30 days of parole or provide documentation from a doctor precluding you from employment. The incident occurred on November 24, 2018, in Lake Township, Wayne County.

SHANE KNECHT, age 27 of Gouldsboro, PA was sentenced to the State Correctional Institution for a period of not less than 16 months nor more than 84 months consecutive to the Wayne County Information. He was also ordered to pay the costs of prosecution, pay $250.00 to the DNA detection Fund and pay a fine in the amount of $300.00 for one count of Criminal Conspiracy- Delivery of a Controlled Substance (F), and one count of Possession of Controlled Substance- Crystal Methamphetamine (M). The incident occurred on November 15- 22, 2018, in Texas Township, Wayne County.

TERA KOLARCIK, of Hawley, PA, was placed in the Intermediate Punishment Program for a period of 6 months for one count of DUI: Controlled Substance- Impaired Ability (M). She was also ordered to pay the costs of prosecution, and pay a fine in the amount of $1,000.00. Be placed on House Arrest with Electronic and Alcohol Monitoring through the SCRAM program for a period of 72 hours. Participate in and cooperate with the drug and alcohol addiction treatment, complete the Alcohol Highway Safety Program, undergo a mental health evaluation and comply with all recommendations for treatment. Comply with all Children and Youth Services recommendations and maintain employment or provide documentation from a doctor precluding you from employment. The incident occurred on November 7, 2013 in PaupackTownship, Wayne County. Her blood test revealed a BAC of drugs above legal limit.

ROBERT KRZEMIENIECKI, age 37 of Honesdale, PA was placed on probation for a period of 12 months for one count of Disorderly Conduct (M3). He was also ordered to pay the costs of prosecution, participate in and cooperate with drug and alcohol addiction treatment, undergo mental health evaluation and comply with any recommendations for treatment. The incident occurred on February 2, 2019 in Honesdale borough, Wayne County.

BRIAN SHYLKOFSKI, age 42 of Honesdale, PA was placed on probation for a period of 12 months for one count of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (M). He was also ordered to pay the costs of prosecution, pay a fine in the amount of $300.00, undergo a drug and alcohol evaluation and comply with any recommendations for treatment and complete 50 hours of community service. The incident occurred on December 8, 2018 in Cherry Ridge Township, Wayne County.

JOSEPH VOTO, age 32 of Hawley, PA was sentenced to the Wayne County Correctional Facility for a period of not less than 1 months nor more than 6 months for one count of DUI (M). He was also ordered to pay the costs of prosecution, pay a fine in the amount of $1,000.00, participate in and cooperate with the drug and alcohol addiction treatment, complete the Alcohol Highway Safety Program, and obtain employment within 30 days of parole or provided documentation from doctor precluding you from employment. The incident occurred on December 1, 2018 in Wayne County. His blood test revealed a BAC of .185% plus Oxycodone and Marijuana.

GLENN MINNICK, age 63 of Greentown, PA, was placed on the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition Program for a period of 6 months related to DUI. He was also ordered to pay all Court costs and perform 30 hours of community service and have his operator’s privileges suspended for 60 days. The incident occurred on February 26, 2019 in Salem Township, Wayne County. His blood test revealed a BAC of .264%.

SAMANTHA PHAM, age 29 of Spring Brook Township, PA, was placed on the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition Program for a period of 6 months related to DUI. She was also ordered to pay all Court costs and perform 30 hours of community service and have her operator’s privileges suspended for 60 days. The incident occurred on November 19, 2018 in Hawley Borough, Wayne County. Her blood test revealed a BAC of .181%.

DAVID ROMAS, age 54 of Hawley, PA, was placed on the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition Program for a period of 6 months related to DUI. He was also ordered to pay all Court costs and perform 30 hours of community service and have his operator’s privileges suspended for 60 days. The incident occurred on February 9, 2019 in Palmyra Township, Wayne County. His blood test revealed a BAC of .214%.

RAMONA SANGSTER, age 25 of Equinunk, PA, was placed on the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition Program for a period of 6 months related to Insurance Fraud and Theft by Deception-False Impression. She was also ordered to pay all Court costs and perform 20 hours of community service. The incident occurred on August 5-6, 2018 in Manchester Township, Wayne County.

MARY TUNIS, age 55 of Jessup, PA, was placed on the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition Program for a period of 6 months related to Theft By Unlawful Taking or Disposition. She was also ordered to pay all Court costs and perform 30 hours of community service. The incident occurred on November 11, 2015 in Lehigh Township, Wayne County.