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

ALEXONDRA DEVIVO, age 25 of Stroudsburg, PA, was sentenced to the Wayne County Correctional Facility for a period of not less than 6 months nor more than 60 months (less one day) for one count of Criminal Conspiracy to Delivery of a Controlled Substance- Heroin/Fentanyl (F) and one count of Criminal Conspiracy to Criminal Use of a Communication Facility (F3). She was also ordered to pay the costs of prosecution, pay restitution in the amount of $9,950.00, and pay $250.00 to the DNA Detection Fund. Continue with drug and alcohol treatment and comply with all recommendations, continue with mental health treatment and comply with all recommendations and obtain full time employment within 30 days of parole or provide documentation from a doctor precluding you from employment. The incident occurred on November 30, 2018 in Cherry Ridge Township, Wayne County.

 

LAKISHA LEWIS, age 43 of New Foundland, PA was placed on probation for a period of 36 months for one count of Endangering Welfare of Children as a Parent/Guardian (M1). She was also ordered to pay the costs of prosecution, be placed on Alcohol Monitoring through the SCRAM Monitoring Program for 6 months, and continue mental health treatment and comply with all recommendation. Participate in and cooperate with drug and alcohol addiction treatment in accordance with drug and alcohol assessment. The incident occurred on March 14, 2019 in Lehigh Township, Wayne County.

 

BRIAN LILIJESTRAND, age 40 of Honesdale, PA, was sentenced to the Wayne County Correctional Facility for a period of not less than 6 months nor more than 60 months for one count of DUI-Cont-Sub-Impaired Ability (M1) and one count of Driving while Operating Privilege Suspended/Revoked (S). He was also ordered to pay the costs of prosecution, pay a fine in the amount of $1,800.00. Undergo a drug and alcohol evaluation and comply with all recommendations for treatment, attend and complete the Alcohol Safety Program, perform 50 hours of community service within 3 months, and obtain full time employment within 30 days of parole or provide documentation from a doctor precluding you from employment. The incident occurred on February 23, 2019 in Paupack Township, Wayne County.

 

RYAN O’ROURKE, of Hawley Pa, was placed on probation for a period of 6 months for one count of Retail Theft -Take Merchandise (M2). He was also order to pay the costs of prosecution and pay restitution in the amount of $42.83 within 30 days of sentencing. The incident occurred in Texas Township, Wayne County.

 

CHRISTOPHER SAPONARO, age 21 of Honesdale, PA was sentenced to the Wayne County Correctional Facility for a period of not less than 3 months 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 all recommendations, undergo mental health evaluation and comply with all recommendations, no contact with victim, and obtain employment within 30 days of parole or provide documentation from doctor precluding you from employment. The incident occurred on February 26, 2019 in Texas Township, Wayne County.

 

JAMES SPITZ, age 60 of Hawley, PA was sentenced to the Wayne County Correctional Facility for a period of 30 days, followed by 60 months less 30 days in the Intermediate Punishment program as a level 3 offender for one count of DUI: Controlled Substance/Combine Alcohol (M1). He was also ordered to pay the costs of prosecution, be placed on House Arrest with Electronic and Alcohol Monitoring through the SCRAM Program for a period of 90 days, pay a fine in the amount of $1,500.00, participate and cooperate with drug and alcohol addiction treatment in accordance with your drug and alcohol assessment. And attend and complete the Alcohol Highway Safety Program. The incident occurred on April 6, 2019 in Paupack Township, Wayne County.

 

COLIN TWOREK, age 35 of Lakeville, PA, was sentenced to the Wayne County Correctional Facility for a period of not less than 45 days nor more than 18 months for one count of Simple Assault – Child Less than 12 Years of Age (M1) and 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 all recommendations, and complete an anger management program provided by parole officer. The incident occurred on February 12, 2019 in Paupack Township, Wayne County.

 

LESLIE GOMEZ, age 29 of Staten Island, NY, was placed on probation for a period of 6 months for one count of DUI (M). She was also ordered to pay the costs of prosecution and pay a fine in the amount of $300.00 and pay restitution in the amount of $1,693.35 payments starting October 1, 2019. Participate in and cooperate with drug and alcohol addiction treatment in accordance with your drug and alcohol assessment, attend and complete the Alcohol Highway Safety Program, and obtain employment within 30 days of sentencing or provide documentation from doctor precluding you from employment. The incident occurred on December 23, 2017 in Paupack Township, Wayne County.

 

BRANDEN MESZLER, age 22 of Honesdale, 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 25 hours of community service and have his operator’s privileges suspended for 30 days. The incident occurred on April 7, 2019 in Honesdale Borough, Wayne County. His blood test revealed a BAC .132%.