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Court News

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Divorce granted

Holly N. Murray, Valley View, Hegins Township, and Jonathan E Murray, 210 Mountain Road, Hegins. They were married April 30, 2005.

Revoke probation

Shane Michael Drumheller, 29, Elysburg, had his probation revoked by Judge Cyrus Palmer Dolbin and he was remanded to a state correctional institution to serve two years, three months and 11 days. He received credit for serving nine months and 89 days in the county prison.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Prothonotary's report

A total of 272 cases were started in April in the office of Carbon County Prothonotary Joann M. Behrens, according to a monthly statistical report released by the officeholder. A breakdown of the cases is as follows:

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Long probation

Ronald Joseph Weiss, 45, Pottsville, pleaded guilty to three counts of defiant trespass on property at 1651 Summer Hill Road, South Manheim Township, last June and was sentenced by Judge John E. Domalakes to serve on probation for 36 months, pay a fine of $100, pay $50 to CJEA fund, and a $50 monthly supervision fee. Under a plea bargaining 13 counts of possessing firearms were nol prosed, however, the court ordered they be destroyed. Weiss was cited by Trooper Alyssa J. Becker.

Credit card debts

Monday, May 7, 2012

Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees were signed by the county court.

Eric Bell, 1119 S. Lumber St., Allentown, from Jennifer Bell, 200 E. Ludlow St., Summit Hill.

Mihael J. Butrie, 20 Coal St., Jim Thorpe, from Marianne Butrie, 226 N. First St., Lehighton.

Randalle L. Kunkle, 226 S. Sixth St., Lehighton, from Gail Kunkle, 12517 Wilano Drive, Phoenix, Ariz.

Jennifer E. Englert, 2 Edgemont Rd., Lansford, from Walter Englert, 101 Lehigh St., Tamaqua.

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Divorces granted

Eugene P. Decindio, 805 State St., Hamburg, was granted a divorce from Susan Decindio, 325 Valley St., Brockton. They were married April 27,1996.

Margaret Bricker, Schuylkill Haven, was granted a divorce from Randy E. Bricker, Waynesboro. They were married May 8, 2000.

Sandra Mae Roman was granted a divorce from Carl J. Roman, both of Schuylkill Haven. They were married March 19, 1983.

William Karl Weiser, Schuylkill Haven, was granted a divorce from Jeanette M. Weiser, Auburn. They were married Mach 16, 2002.

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Divorces granted

Erin Warhurst, Schuylkill Haven, was granted a divorce from Jake Warhurst, Fairfax, Va. They were married March 20, 2010.

Dawn M. Schlein was granted a divorce from Robert H. Schlein III, both of Pine Grove. They were ;married June 28. 2003.

E. Velia Gonzalez Deventevia was granted a divorce from Hector Joel Martinez, both of Pottsville. They were married July 18, 2003.

Nurse sues patient

Friday, May 4, 2012

Property transactions

Louis J. Yelito to George J. and Angelique M. Bonetsky, property at 262 Fourth St., Coaldale, $5,500,

Estate of Mildred Miller, by co-executors Robert and Virginia Allesch, of Hazleton, property at 29 Purnell Avenue, Hometown, Rush Township, $1 (transaction under terms of a will).

Ronald and Virginia A. Matalock, New Philadelphia, to Gerald F. and Patricia A.Weiss, Wayne Township, Lot 440 in Lake Wynonah Subdivision, Wayne Township, $9,000.

Friday, April 27, 2012

Mortgage

foreclosures

The following actions were filed as mortgage foreclosures for alleged defaults on loans.

U.S. Bank National Association, 1661 Worthington Rd., West Palm Beach, Fla., filed against Larry D. Christman and Tracey A. Stahler, 540 Columbia Ave., Palmerton, over property at that address. Sought is $118,758.60 and continuing interest.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Deeds recorded

Jim Thorpe

Kelly Hurley to Kathleen Hurley, 624 Lehigh St., Jim Thorpe, property at 624 Lehigh St., $1.

Michael D. Marzen to David A. Testa, West Caldwell, N.J., property at 1339 Germantown Road, $140,000.

Kidder Township

Howard G. Johnson to David Yonney, Hellertown, property at 59 red Fox Court, Lake Harmony, $139,000.

James C. Petty to James C. Petty, Glenside, property at 909 Pineknoll Drive, $117,548.50.

Melvin A. Landis to Holiday Pocono Civic Association, P.O. Box 57, Albrightsville, Lot 27, Block O, Hemlock Forest, $4,893.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

File for divorce

Patrician A. Luchetta filed suit for divorce from Joseph J. Luchetta, both of 7 Market St., Kelayres, Kline Township. They were married Sept. 2, 1989.

Kevin John Kennedy, 406 Coal St., Mahanoy City, filed for divorce from Gina Joan Kennedy, 68 S. Main St., Mahanoy City. They were married April 19, 1980.

Divorces granted

Angela Mrie Chandler, 523 Church St., New Ringgold, was granted a divorce from Cody A. Chandler, Remington, Va. They were married April 4, 2006.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Mortgage foreclosures

The following actions were filed as mortgage foreclosures for alleged defaults on loans.

GMAC Mortgage, 1100 Virginia Drive, Fort Washington, filed against Jose and Jenny Cumbicos, 37 E. Market St., Treskcow, over property at that address. Sought is $68,046.46 and continuing interest.

Bank of America, 7105 Corporate Drive, Plano, Tex., filed against Daniel Heffelfinger, 473 Franklin Ave., Palmerton, over property at that address. Sought is $84,639.61 and continuing interest.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Clara E. Schleicher to Duane A. Schleicher, 182 William Lane, Lehighton, property at 29 Lauchnor Road, $1.

Duane A. Schleicher to Duane A. Schleicher, 182 William Lane, Lehighton, property at 623 W. Lizard Creek Road, $1.

Dale N. Schleicher to Duane A. Schleicher, 182 William Lane, Lehighton, nine parcels off Rt. 895, $130,000.

Franklin Township

Louise Hower to Keith A. Schaffer, 80 Third Ave., Lehighton, Crystal Claypoole Subdivision Lot 2, $71,000.

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Ozzie Volkers, 15 N. Chestnut St., Tresckow, property at 15 N. Chestnut St., $24,400.

Beaver Meadows

Joseph Kokinda to Kathryn A. Bobal, Box 201, Beaver Meadows, property at 74 Tamaqua St., $78,000.

James Marnell to Rocco T. Mandart, 16 Tamaqua St., Beaver Meadows, property at 16 Tamaqua St., $76,000.

Franklin Township

Mary Sobas to Adam Sobas, 1988 Green St., Lehighton, property at 1988 Green St., $1.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Divorces Granted

A. Douglas Betz, 335 East Union Street, Tamaqua, was granted a divorce from Kristine Betz, 159 Saint Peter's Road, Tamaqua. They were married July 7, 1990.

Jennifer Pollack, 325 Virginia Avenue, Shenandoah Heights Village, West Mahanoy Township, was granted a divorce from Joseph Rutkowski, 10 Codorus Road, Barnesville. They were married December 5, 2009.

Robert L. Zellner, 1516 Penn Drive, Andreas Village, West Penn Township, was granted a divorce from Ronalda L. Zellner, 411 Golf Road, Tamaqua. They were married August 28, 2002.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Property transfers

Randall G. and Jamie Goddreau to James D. and Jeanne A. Schlotter, property on south side of MapleTerrace, Talk Oak Section, Lake Hauto Development, Rush Township, $375,000.

Onesimus Tavoc to Jamie L. Pierce, property on Tyson Street, New Ringgold, $47,500.

Kyle M. Mummey, Sheppton, East Union Township, to Matthew A. and Kelly A. Lucas, Zion Grove, parcel on south side of Jaypeak Lane, at the cove of Green Mountain in Cove Vacation Village, North Union Township, $144,000.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Eagle Rock Sales

Eagle Rock Resorts Company, Hazle Township, Luzerne County, recorded sale of lots in its Eagle Rock subdivisions in Schuylkill County to the following:

Ramoncito Benito and Edgar Lim, Rahrway, N.J., Lot 42, E Subdivision, North Union Township, $10 (full consideration $38,900).

Betchie R. Hermoso and Dennis R. Mercado and Joycy L. Villanueva and Emmanuel C. Suanzing, all of Phillipsburg, N.J., Lot 171 WSS5 Subdivision, East Union Township, $10 (full consideration $24,900)

Monday, April 16, 2012

Eagle Rock sales

Eagle Rock Resorts Company, main office in Hazel Township, Luzerne County, recorded in the Recorder of Deeds office in the Schuylkill County Courthouse the sale of 12 lots in its two subdivisions located in North and East Union townships. Sales made to the following:

Spencer E. Gawe and Wadzanai B. Hama, Marlton, N.J., Lot 71, ER Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, North Union Township, $10 (full consideration $25,900).

Nina and Pablo Santos, Kearny, N.J., Lot 70 AW Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, North Union Township, $10 (full consideration $28,900).

Thursday, April 12, 2012

File for divorce

Pamela Binder, 155 Kepners Road, New Ringgold, started a divorce action against Joseph J. Binder, 145 Kepners Road, New Ringgold. They were married Nov. 20, 1993.

Earl Bitzer, 119 E. Schmaltzdak St., New Ringgold, filed suit for divorce from Diane Bitzer, 710 Crystal Cave, Kutztown. They were married April 28, 1984.

Derek Jones, 306 Mush Dahl Road, New Ringgold, filed suit for divorce from Tara Lucas Monk Jones, 530 McIntosh Lane, of Andreas, West Penn Township. They were married Feb. 13, 2012.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Credit defaults

The following actions were filed by credit card companies, or their collection agencies, for alleged defaults on credit card/loan accounts.

Main Street Acquisition Corp., Suwanee, Ga., filed against Keith Coyle, 32 Sam Brooke Circle, Lehighton, seeking $2,289.83.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Sentence affirmed

Robert Warren McFarland, 40, Pottsville, lost his appeal as the Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed the sentence imposed Aug. 2, 2011, after he was convicted by a jury of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol. He was sentenced to serve one to five years in the county prison.

On appeal McFarland raised a challenge to the sufficiency of the evidence to support the conviction. He was stopped at a checkpoint on SR61 in Saint Clair. He failed to stop at the designated area for driver inspection.